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  • Personal Training

    2/8/2017 4:45:54 PM, by WHOLENEWME2017

    I've just completed my first month of personal training and it was awesome! It was interrupted by my cold so I've decided to do it again for ano... Read more

  • George and Tammy

    1/25/2017 9:51:37 PM, by STEVENKIND

    I would not have guessed George Jones and Tammy Wynette would have a song that could fit in with getting in shape! Will you travel down down... Read more

  • Ice Cream

    1/21/2017 2:35:16 PM, by STEVENKIND

    I ate ice cream. It was so good. 5 cups. My reward. My issue.... Read more

  • Thankful Thursady

    1/19/2017 6:56:39 PM, by STEVENKIND

    I am so loved at work. I can't tell you how many came by wanting me to do something for them. Kind of expectant, like, I need you to drop what yo... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/18/2017 8:59:41 PM, by STEVENKIND

    I hope everyone had a great day. Or good. Or at least made it through ok. I got an hour of step aerobics in after work. I definitely do better wi... Read more

  • Manic Monday

    1/16/2017 9:40:20 PM, by STEVENKIND

    7.05 miles walking today and an hour of racquetball today. Step count for racquetball was >4500. Food was just over 1500 calories, 102 g protein ... Read more

  • Dating is difficult

    1/15/2017 11:11:14 PM, by WHOLENEWME2017

    I've been divorced now for over 2 years. I've tried various dating sites and dated a few men but mostly I meet some nice guys who seem to like m... Read more

  • That made my day

    1/15/2017 7:32:35 PM, by STEVENKIND

    Remembering names is my disability. I'll remember your face, what you do, where you live, but I have to work hard to memorize your name. I just g... Read more

  • Daily Dose

    1/14/2017 10:10:17 PM, by OAHARRIS

    It can be difficult staying positive but Sparkpeople has made it easy. I find that when ai come to Spark everyday it helps me to stay in the game... Read more

  • Fit Friday

    1/13/2017 9:03:52 PM, by STEVENKIND

    Gall dang it's cold out. Hope y'all are staying bundled up all warm and toasty tonight. I hope you went to the gym. I hope you ate healthy today.... Read more

  • Thinking Thursday

    1/12/2017 9:43:00 PM, by STEVENKIND

    I'm thinking today I out did my self in total steps. 15,738 steps including 5 miles walking and an hour CW dancing tonight. I'm hoping that doing... Read more

  • A Gift For Me

    1/12/2017 9:02:32 PM, by OAHARRIS

    Reading articles on Sparkpeople is teaching me how to treat myself better.... Read more

  • Windy Wednesday

    1/11/2017 5:28:20 PM, by STEVENKIND

    Riding a bike into the wind today is making me use lower gears and say bad words. I create too much wind resistance. 2 mile walk in before sunup ... Read more

  • Terrific Tuesday

    1/10/2017 11:47:03 AM, by STEVENKIND

    I am not usually the optimist. Why is today terrific? Because I am in so much pain from playing racquetball yesterday!! My A double S is hurting ... Read more

  • Making Monday

    1/9/2017 6:43:52 PM, by STEVENKIND

    Hope everyone got some exercise of some kind in today. Even a little. An hour of racquetball this afternoon and getting ready to go CW dancing fo... Read more

  • Happy Sunday

    1/8/2017 1:52:14 PM, by STEVENKIND

    It's freezing out, but am planning to get 4 mile in this afternoon. It's the track or planet fitness, one or the other. Hope you get yours in tod... Read more

  • Community

    1/7/2017 9:43:56 PM, by STEVENKIND

    In My Trackers, my Spark Points, under the heading Community, how do I "Like a community post"? I go to the page, but don't see what to do. You g... Read more

  • Now What

    1/6/2017 6:50:30 PM, by OAHARRIS

    It's 4:48 and I have eaten my calorie allotment and I haven't had dinner. What should I do?... Read more

  • Rx sent in

    1/5/2017 10:26:40 AM, by STEVENKIND

    I got a Rx for happiness today. Take 4x a day for the rest of the week. I asked if my insurance covered that since I didn't want the generic. It ... Read more


    1/4/2017 11:07:57 PM, by STEVENKIND

    What's up Texas? I came down here to help avoid the freezing Buckeye weather! Hope everybody stays warm tonight!!... Read more

  • Exercise Tip

    1/3/2017 8:47:41 AM, by STEVENKIND

    Find somebody who is a little bit healthier than you, but who has like a ton more enthusiasm, positivity and energy than you, and go exercise wit... Read more

  • New Year's Resolutions 2017

    1/1/2017 9:15:22 PM, by SUZAN30

    1) walk 10,000 steps at least 5 days a week 2) weight training 3-4 days a week 3) track food, keep under 1400 4) drink more water and limit... Read more

  • Switching Gears

    12/31/2016 3:33:34 PM, by STEVENKIND

    Since graduation earlier this month, I've kicked around the idea of becoming certified in personal training, sort of a what to do next with my ti... Read more

  • Goodbye December, Hello New ME!

    12/30/2016 11:15:41 PM, by WHOLENEWME2017

    December went by in a flash! Seriously, I am sitting here wondering where the month went and following up on the things I forgot to do. Overall,... Read more

  • Day 1: Plan my food for the day after tomorrow

    12/29/2016 7:07:08 PM, by KTALLAMIGO

    Today is my starting date. There are a few other things I've already put into place, such as "no alcohol," and "take my medications," and today I... Read more

  • No snow yet...

    12/6/2016 4:38:57 PM, by WHOLENEWME2017

    It's 40 degrees outside and not raining or snowing so I decided to go for it...walking again during my lunch hour. I'm always sad when I can't w... Read more

  • It has been a while...

    11/30/2016 4:58:46 PM, by WHOLENEWME2017

    I didn't realize until now that I haven't added a blog entry in over a month! I feel like I'm barely holding it together these days. I've even ... Read more

  • Personal Trainer

    11/30/2016 4:45:56 PM, by STEVENKIND

    Curious to see if anyone has recently gone through any of the programs out there to become a certified Personal Trainer. Like to teach aerobic cl... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 8 November 2016

    11/9/2016 11:19:47 AM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Well, according to the TOPS scale I lost 1/2 a pound. Not much, but at least it's a loss. I'm not surprised. Seems like a familiar pattern to ... Read more

  • Seattle Sutton 3 Weeks And Counting

    11/8/2016 4:46:29 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Well, it's been three weeks going into week four and still going strong. I can't say enough about how good the food is. One of my favorites was... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 1 Nov 2016

    11/2/2016 10:41:24 AM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    It's great to walk into to my TOPS meeting and not feel intimidated by having to get on the scale. Me and Seattle lost another 4 pounds this wee... Read more

  • How Do You Like Your French Toast?

    11/1/2016 2:27:14 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Breakfast this morning was cinnamon French toast made with whole wheat bread. The topping was spiced peaches with blueberries and walnuts. I pu... Read more

  • Seattle Sutton Two Weeks In

    11/1/2016 2:06:20 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    My third week with Seattle Sutton began with dinner last night. The second week has been great. I lost 5 more pounds according to my home scale... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 25 October 2016

    10/26/2016 5:59:28 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Me and Seattle lost 5.2 pounds this week. We're off to a good start. Now I just have to be consistent and keep on track. The food has be... Read more

  • Week 1 of Challenge 07 complete

    10/26/2016 10:14:53 AM, by WHOLENEWME2017

    I got up this morning and weighed myself -- only down 1 lb. Not much but at least it's moving in the right direction! I'm going to focus (and as... Read more

  • Seattle Sutton; One Week In

    10/24/2016 10:45:09 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    One week ago today I started with the Seattle Sutton meal plan. So far, so good. According to my home scale I've lost 5 pounds this week. It w... Read more

  • Broken Streak

    10/24/2016 8:38:15 PM, by IDICEM

    I really cared about only one streak. Most others were impossible for me to keep going on a daily basis for a long period of time, but I could al... Read more

  • Finally!

    10/24/2016 1:50:30 PM, by JODIBEAR58

    Finally after many years of struggling I have found success with Weight Watchers Smart Points program. I joined a meeting on December 19, 2015 a... Read more

  • Great Day!

    10/19/2016 2:44:44 PM, by WHOLENEWME2017

    Today I feel very optimistic! It's Sunny and 65 degrees here - perfect for my lunch hour walk. I felt like smiling for a change. I pushed real... Read more

  • New Neon Ninja

    10/18/2016 10:33:53 AM, by WHOLENEWME2017

    I am excited to be a new member of the Neon Ninjas challenge group. I have no idea what I am doing but have been trying to learn ... Read more

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