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  • Family walk

    7/27/2016 11:28:51 PM, by RJFERRARO315

    I had the kids come with me to walk our dog. Leisurely pace, and I said they could play PokemonGo while we walked. Everyone enjoyed, dog include... Read more

  • Day one of pictures of my food.

    7/27/2016 10:45:30 PM, by JENN53888

    Didn't have a terrible day.. First up.. Protein shake with almond milk, which is something I have every morning. Read more

  • Unexpected walk

    7/27/2016 7:49:24 PM, by HLANIER4

    I had a really busy day today, but found myself with a little down time after dropping my son off at band camp. Since I had my dog with me I deci... Read more

  • a new day

    7/27/2016 4:10:49 PM, by JENNY421

    i had my annual checkup the other day. my weight has indeed gone up since the checkup i had last year. i am taking steps to get back into shape,... Read more

  • Apples, Bananas, Grapes

    7/27/2016 2:53:07 PM, by ISUSHELO

    I read an article that said if teens eat 3 servings of fruit a day, their future risk of breast cancer is reduced by 25%. http://time.com/432679... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/27/2016 1:09:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am not doing a lot today,as it is still very hot here and i was really active yesterday. my daughter did really well at her soccer game last ni... Read more

  • Good sunny day

    7/27/2016 1:08:06 PM, by LOSEAGAIN2

    Feel good when the sun is shining. Eating is going well. Getting in to the exercise routine and feeling better for it.... Read more

  • keep on tracking

    7/27/2016 12:07:42 AM, by DRUIDESS157

    made another day with tracking. i don't seem to eat much. mostly I feel off when I do eat. picked up stuff for fruit smoothie. going to try that ... Read more

  • Tuesday is Blog day. :)

    7/26/2016 8:56:28 PM, by JENN53888

    212 Today, as figured. I thought of an interes... Read more

  • If at first...

    7/26/2016 7:34:02 PM, by ESSIED47

    The old adage about try try again...here I am and it has been a long time since I have been on the site. I moved and my computer broke then I had... Read more

  • A must read for everyone stating out

    7/26/2016 6:24:38 PM, by ANDREW_WEIR

    http://www.sparkpeople.com/blo
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    r_starting_an_exercise_plan ... Read more

  • a very warm and sunny day here

    7/26/2016 12:42:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    i find places to keep cool. the interview for today got postponed. the person doing the interviews got called away. i will keep on trying. my dau... Read more

  • Ready to go home

    7/26/2016 10:37:52 AM, by KRAE68

    In April, our house burned and we were displaced and still are. It was a kitchen fire and they ended up gutting our whole house because of smoke ... Read more

  • Ready to go home

    7/26/2016 10:37:47 AM, by KRAE68

    In April, our house burned and we were displaced and still are. It was a kitchen fire and they ended up gutting our whole house because of smoke ... Read more

  • Going back to school

    7/26/2016 9:15:43 AM, by HLANIER4

    In a few days I will return to work for a new school year with some returning students and some new. Last year was my first year teaching both mi... Read more

  • Two walks today

    7/26/2016 12:01:38 AM, by RJFERRARO315

    During lunch time, I walked to the bank...it's about a half mile or so. And I'm just back from walking my dog 1 1/2 miles. Temperature is hot so... Read more

  • learning and tracking

    7/25/2016 11:44:06 PM, by DRUIDESS157

    ok. my goal is to track what I am eating. i think I may also add some insulin tracking as well. i feel...well...i am eating less than I thought. ... Read more

  • First active weekend in awhile..

    7/25/2016 3:34:36 PM, by JENN53888

    Hey, So on friday I went to the gym, and when I got there my trainer was standing at the front desk. I ended up joining the class that was ... Read more

  • July 25-31 Workout Schedule

    7/25/2016 2:28:09 PM, by MOMIN09

    Monday - Cardio Ball Tuesday - 5 Miles, Hydraulic Lower Body Wednesday - 6 Miles, Upper Body Rollercoaster Thursday - 5 Miles, Mob... Read more

  • another warm day here

    7/25/2016 11:44:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    overnight, there was a thunderstorm here, complete with some actual rain. it is calling for it to be another warm day here today. i was going thr... Read more

  • Still at level 10

    7/25/2016 10:47:21 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    Between the servers and the heat, I haven't bothered to really play my Pokemon Go this week. No one wants to go outside in nearly 100F heat. ... Read more

  • Big exercise day

    7/25/2016 10:45:19 AM, by KRAE68

    Monday's are always a good day for exercise. We volunteer at our local food bank. We go to a local store, that donates their close to out of date... Read more

  • Big exercise day

    7/25/2016 10:45:11 AM, by KRAE68

    Monday's are always a good day for exercise. We volunteer at our local food bank. We go to a local store, that donates their close to out of date... Read more

  • Feeling off all day

    7/24/2016 11:49:01 PM, by RJFERRARO315

    I haven't felt good all day. Maybe because I didn't sleep well. I ended up taking two naps, and I'm feeling a little better now. Just back from... Read more

  • travel and meal planning

    7/24/2016 10:51:06 PM, by DRUIDESS157

    normal for me is eating at home. however, long drives mean I sit all day, when I could really use a chance...to move a little. so...this needs wo... Read more

  • Charma

    7/24/2016 9:05:24 PM, by HLANIER4

    So, last night we decided to go out for pizza. I was jazzed and at peace with the fact I was probably going to go over my daily calorie range. I'... Read more

  • a new week

    7/24/2016 1:58:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is still hot and humid here today. my daughter and i are keeping cool and well hydrated. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! with the weather be... Read more

  • A stranger slapped me in the face and woke me up......

    7/24/2016 1:51:03 PM, by FLGIRL1234

    A stranger did slap me, just not physically. I've been like a storm brewing these past few weeks. Let me explain. One day a couple weeks ago... Read more

  • Help for me and my teen son

    7/23/2016 9:13:18 PM, by KRAE68

    I have a 16 year old son that is overweight (he is abo... Read more

  • Sometimes It's Enough!!

    7/23/2016 2:10:24 PM, by PROUDMOM04

    I was able to get to the gym today! Due to time I was not able to workout as long as I wanted but sometimes it's enough!!! Sometimes it's better ... Read more

  • Rude or not rude

    7/23/2016 7:38:46 AM, by HLANIER4

    My honey bunny is very strict about cell phones at the dinner table, which to me is a good thing. I've always backed him and made sure to leave m... Read more

  • I'm going to float away...

    7/22/2016 7:26:21 PM, by HLANIER4

    I was told by the doctor to drink half of my weight in water everyday in order to lose weight. As she said this, I thought to myself "man am I gl... Read more

  • Continuing to work at it

    7/22/2016 2:54:21 PM, by LPAOLI

    My goal is to loose 15 pounds. I know I can do this because I have done it before. I am continuing to grapple with being disappointed in myself... Read more

  • Vacation!

    7/22/2016 2:03:45 PM, by SARAH_SDR

    Heading south in the summer means it is easy to drink... Read more

  • it's friday

    7/22/2016 10:51:07 AM, by MOMMY445

    another hot,hazy and humid day here today. i'm getting caught up with my online courses and working on some extra math practice,too. i did a math... Read more

  • Frustrating attempt to run...

    7/22/2016 12:02:47 AM, by RJFERRARO315

    I tried to take Jeter, my dog, for a warm-up walk and then run, but there was a puppy that Jeter had to misbehave around, and then he pooped and ... Read more

  • Childish...

    7/21/2016 2:24:31 PM, by HLANIER4

    I have recently found that acting, or at least eating, like a child benefits my weight loss goals. Unfortunately, we eat out more than I would li... Read more

  • a warm,sunny and humid day

    7/21/2016 1:13:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    if the company that has the full time job is satisfied with my test results and my resume,i will be meeting with them in the next few days. in th... Read more

  • Heat Wave!!

    7/20/2016 9:45:07 PM, by PROUDMOM04

    Where I live there is an excessive heat warning out until Friday. I live in upper mid west of MN so 110-115 heat index is H.O.T for us. Looks lik... Read more

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