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  • Opportunity Knocks ~ I'm Answering!

    8/28/2014 1:01:49 PM, by SUSIEGKORN

    Just another reason to love Spark ~ I can write things like this and no one will judge me: I'm pretty excited about myself! I've actually work... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 26 Aug 14

    8/28/2014 11:39:11 AM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I gained a measly 1/4 pound this week. I guess that's not too bad after last weekends blowup. So, needless to say, my sticker came off the ball... Read more

  • Weekend Blow-up

    8/25/2014 1:54:59 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    This weekend was awful. It started on Thursday. I helped all day with our TOPS garage sale. Someone brought a box of donuts and I ate one. We... Read more

  • Baseball Crafts Day!

    8/24/2014 6:00:40 PM, by SUSIEGKORN

    I had a fun day with friends! Being from the suburbs of St. Louis, I am a big Cardinal fan. I'm heading to Chicago next month for 2 Cardinal ~ Cu... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 19 Aug 14

    8/20/2014 12:34:16 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    This week was our first weigh-in for our stay on the ball contest. I only lost 1/2 a pound, but every little bit counts. It's weird because on ... Read more

  • Fearfully And Wonderfully Made

    8/19/2014 4:47:42 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Psalm 139:14 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. I ... Read more

  • Confession

    8/16/2014 1:22:47 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I feel like I'm in a confession booth right now. Forgive me for gluttony, for I ate too much yesterday. I've been craving a crunchy savory snac... Read more

  • Stay On The Ball

    8/15/2014 4:01:11 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    We started a new contest at our TOPS meeting this week. It came from the Aug/Sept issue of TOPS News. Each member who wants to participate writ... Read more

  • Fajita Fiesta!

    8/15/2014 12:36:11 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I made Chicken Fajitas for dinner last night. They were very colorful, healthy, nutritious, and delicious. My niece was here for dinner too and... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 12 Aug 14

    8/13/2014 2:27:08 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I lost 6-1/2 last week, and 2-1/4 this week. The scale is moving in the right direction. Now is the time when I have to be careful. After a fe... Read more

  • Crunching Numbers

    8/11/2014 9:34:24 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Tomorrow will be two weeks straight that I have stayed within my calorie range. I lost 6.5 pounds the first week. I'm actually looking forward ... Read more

  • Picture

    8/7/2014 12:53:58 AM, by STORKBYTE

    I wonder if I should take a "before" and an "after" picture? Though the scale hasn't changed much in the last few weeks, I tried on some clothe... Read more

  • Count Your Cups Of Water

    8/5/2014 5:16:18 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I got the idea for this project when we were in Milwaukee for TOPS IRD. I didn't know this, since this was my first IRD, but a lot of people bri... Read more

  • Missed a day...

    8/5/2014 12:43:26 PM, by 4ALISA

    I am spending too much time on this site evidently... I didn't realize it was already Tuesday! Ugh. I will focus less on plann... Read more

  • Some days.............

    8/5/2014 12:34:06 AM, by STORKBYTE

    Another crazy busy day at work. Didn't have time to take a lunch break and gobbled down my lunch at the desk. Got home tired and frustrated. S... Read more

  • Monday

    8/4/2014 10:24:49 AM, by 4ALISA

    Happy to have taken a mini break from my diet this weekend! Well worth it because I feel better and I have more energy this morning. ... Read more

  • new day

    8/3/2014 11:16:41 AM, by 4ALISA

    I love Sundays!... Read more

  • OOPs

    8/2/2014 9:00:53 PM, by STEVEN_D

    So, I do so good for a while, then fall flat on my face. Seems to coincide with my love life. I have been off SP for a couple of months and I kno... Read more

  • Don't Let Humpty Dumpty Fall Off The Wall

    8/1/2014 1:53:10 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I got the idea for this challenge while going through some old TOPS materials that my mom has. It is a brick wall. The idea is to boost motiva... Read more

  • Blast Cleaning

    7/24/2014 10:46:51 AM, by OHIOMOM

    Going on the same thread as my Blast Shopping, I do Blast Cleaning: I get all my supplies out and together. Put on my favorite music that I can... Read more

  • Blast Shopping

    7/24/2014 10:43:27 AM, by OHIOMOM

    I was asked to blog about this, so this is a start: We all have busy days where we find it hard to get in some cardio time. I do what I call Bl... Read more

  • 43 To do or not to do

    7/24/2014 2:52:09 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Yesterday I read the "Fighting the urge" e-book by dr Amy Johnson dramyjohnson.com/wp-cont
    ng-the-Urge... Read more

  • I am...........

    7/22/2014 5:58:04 PM, by STORKBYTE

    .........determined. First day back to work after a 2 week vacation. I feel good. Work was busy. Had the potential to go to hell in a ha... Read more

  • 41 The heat is on

    7/22/2014 1:14:24 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Itīs hot again - the disadvantage is that I canīt play the accordioan as freely as before because the windiw is open and it will be heard out on ... Read more

  • 39 The new passion...

    7/20/2014 1:59:07 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    So I got my accordion yesterday - wow! When I left if to this old man for repairing, he said that it would be a couple of weeks – thatīs why I w... Read more

  • First walk in for ever....

    7/19/2014 11:16:26 PM, by STORKBYTE

    Tonight I did it. Pushed away from the computer and took advantage of a gorgeous evening. I used a new app on my phone...walking mate. It cal... Read more

  • 37 Plumbing and more...

    7/18/2014 2:25:57 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Have not been able to motivate myself to write, and am not too enthusiastic about life in general either although I do try to make every day the ... Read more

  • TOPS IRD???

    7/17/2014 12:37:01 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    TOPS is for Take Off Pounds Sensibly. IRD is for International Recognition Days. There are interesting seminars by educated people, ceremonies ... Read more

  • 32 Mood swing

    7/13/2014 2:46:40 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Today my mood is down - for the usual reason, it is all about the food. Had too much to eat yeasterday and suddenly everything is hopeless again.... Read more

  • 31 Itīs a month!

    7/12/2014 4:56:09 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    A month without meat has passed, and it has been a hard struggle. I did not manage to stay away from the cake, of course I could plan for a stop ... Read more

  • 29 Support would be appreciated!

    7/10/2014 8:22:35 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    It is daughters birthday - sang for her and made "Poor knigths of Windsor" (or french toast) for her at breakfast – and had some myself too as th... Read more

  • It's me..........again

    7/9/2014 12:02:04 PM, by STORKBYTE

    So.......after a long hiatus from this site, thinking I might do better with WW on line program, I am back. Still going to follow WW, but I don... Read more

  • 28 Time-out-time...or?

    7/9/2014 9:29:43 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    So I am on my second day of eating perfect... meaning that I have planned my food and not eaten out of my plan. Tomorrow is daughters birthd... Read more

  • 27 Ancora Imparo!

    7/8/2014 5:19:59 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    By now my meatless days has become (in my eyes) so impressively many that they are worth defending. Meaning that when craving and temptation stri... Read more

  • 24 Deadlock...

    7/5/2014 2:01:06 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    It seems that I sometimes get hit by a "deadlock" and become paralyzed - it is common concerning being too late paying bills, if I am overdue I g... Read more

  • 23 Biking with doggy

    7/4/2014 2:57:05 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Yes, I am still on the no-meatwagon – and it is still very hard. I have also added icecream and candy to the no-nos but have not counted days on... Read more

  • From Queen In April To Needing Most Support In June :(

    7/1/2014 12:58:47 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I don't seem to do very well keeping my motivation level up. I get off to a good start and I consistently track my food and exercise every day. ... Read more

  • 20 Wow,it IS hard...

    7/1/2014 5:29:21 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Giving up meat is much harder than I ever thought, I have had some really bad moments in the past weeks and it does not get easier because I real... Read more

  • 18 Good saturday

    6/29/2014 4:01:29 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Yesterday I was standing in that village square of Sunne, looking at my daughter performing her hula hoop routine as part of our show and felt t... Read more

  • Headache needs to go away.

    6/28/2014 12:36:18 PM, by SJOR140

    Hoping to have a productive day in spite of a head and neck ache. I have a lot of packing to do for a move in a few weeks. I also miss my morni... Read more

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