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  • a rainy day

    9/26/2016 2:02:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started to rain here about an hour ago and it will rain for another few hours, at least. my daughter and i are both prepared for the weather t... Read more

  • Third week in a row...

    9/26/2016 12:01:43 PM, by AREAGIRL2002

    Nothing has budged on the scale.... Read more

  • Sept. 25-Oct. 2 Workout Schedule

    9/26/2016 8:59:48 AM, by MOMIN09

    Monday - Kickin It With Keaira, Krav Maga, Run Tuesday - BHT, Krav Maga Wednesday - Cardio Sculpt, Run Thursday - Supreme Stretch,... Read more

  • Eating for your blood type

    9/25/2016 11:11:22 PM, by JOHWANNAMARTIN

    Have anyone heard about eating for your blood type, there's not enough info on the Internet was wondering if anyone know anything about it... Read more

  • Afroducks

    9/25/2016 8:46:07 PM, by COLEYBANANA

    Earlier this week I had planned a day trip to the city with my family. Well, half my family decided they wanted to stay home. So I decided that I... Read more

  • 4-wheeling and Fall Festival

    9/24/2016 1:01:11 PM, by COLEYBANANA

    Woke up this morning at 4:30 (about an hr before my alarm) and kinda felt like I was coming down with a cold. My nose was stuffy and I had a bit ... Read more

  • Goals

    9/24/2016 6:53:10 AM, by HLANIER4

    Ok, here I go with my goals. My first major goal is approaching and I am worried. I'm down 46 lbs. And my first major goal is 70 lbs. I've los... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/23/2016 1:05:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another day with not too much planned. tomorrow, i am going to a mini high school reunion. i have not seen or been in touch with my old high scho... Read more

  • Problem Solved?

    9/23/2016 1:03:39 PM, by COLEYBANANA

    I ordered a silly little phone that I found on sale at Walmart last week. It showed up yesterday. I've put a few of my money making apps on it as... Read more

  • Support Autism Speaks

    9/22/2016 3:05:51 PM, by AREAGIRL2002

    Autism Speaks Washington, DC Walk - Support Jean Holman Henry and I will be walking on the National Mall on October 1 to raise funds for Autism ... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    9/22/2016 11:50:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    enjoying some much needed solo time. my daughter is at school and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it's the first day of fall. a day of... Read more

  • Frustrated!

    9/22/2016 9:37:29 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    I'm so mad at my phone and Google Fit. The last 2 days I put in the effort to walk over 10k steps. Yesterday was 12k!! There seems to be a proble... Read more

  • it's a wonderful day

    9/21/2016 2:21:40 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from a good friend of mine this morning. it definitely brightened up my day. my daughter says hi to all! all of the birds say cheep,cheep... Read more

  • Testing, testing...

    9/21/2016 12:32:08 PM, by SONNET_XVII

    I'm gonna do an experiment, guys. My sister has had great success with following a food/serving outline for the last few months and I'm going to... Read more

  • Sunset

    9/20/2016 9:23:37 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    Last night I decided to take a late evening walk with my daughter. The sunset was gorgeous!! We also saw some crazy beetle that my daughter thoug... Read more

  • September 19-25 Workout Schedule

    9/20/2016 8:45:17 AM, by MOMIN09

    Monday - BHT, Krav Maga Tuesday - Cardio Sculpt Wednesday - Kickin It With Keaira Thursday - Supreme Stretch, Bowling Friday ... Read more

  • Dinner

    9/19/2016 6:49:17 PM, by KRAE68

    Made the chicken creole recipe from sparks recipes. Yummy!!!!... Read more

  • Starting over......

    9/19/2016 12:13:18 PM, by MY05KIDDOS

    I am starting over once again, I am 5 weeks post partum from my C-section to deliver my fifth baby. I am already back to my pre pregnancy weight ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    9/19/2016 11:04:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    one errand completed. a few more to go and then i can relax. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone... Read more

  • Day 1, Week 2 of StepBet Challenge

    9/19/2016 9:06:08 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    Last week I decided to start a new challenge. I have 4 active days of about 9.2k steps and 2 stretch days of 12k steps. Today is the official sta... Read more

  • Lazy Sunday

    9/18/2016 7:51:46 PM, by COLEYBANANA

    Woke up this morning and had a complete fail breakfast... over 1400 calories and virtually no nutritional value. I made up 2 packs of ramen and d... Read more

  • Blahs

    9/18/2016 2:07:40 PM, by HLANIER4

    I have a serious case of: -the blahs -munchies, though I'm full -sleepiness -all around lack of motivation Wish I could hit restart on the day.... Read more

  • a new week

    9/18/2016 2:00:33 PM, by MOMMY445

    i have a somewhat busy week coming up this week. i am also helping my daughter to fund raise for her school. that is not due back to the school f... Read more

  • Day #1 New Adventure ☯

    9/17/2016 5:55:54 PM, by YARAPR78

    Today I came to a nutricionist because I want to see ... Read more

  • Goals - longterm

    9/17/2016 12:30:12 PM, by ASCHREPFER22

    Yesterday I wrote about my trackable goals. Many of them could be crossed off (or not)at the end of the day. I think those are great daily goals ... Read more

  • Pure insanity!

    9/17/2016 10:31:28 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    No, not the workout kind. I did get a bit of a workout though, when I think about it... A friend of mine called and needed someone to watch ... Read more

  • Goals

    9/16/2016 11:22:39 PM, by ASCHREPFER22

    Today I wrote some goals. They are not new, but good to remember them and post them here. -complete the 5% body weight challenge and lose 10# in... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/16/2016 2:47:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is coming to a close. i am taking it easy today and not doing too much. i am still very active. i am just not taking on anything ex... Read more

  • Back at it.

    9/16/2016 2:44:59 PM, by JENN53888

    Quick note. Everyone is back in school. Doing well. We were sick this week (some stomach thing that would show up in the middle of the ... Read more

  • Is it Saturday yet?

    9/16/2016 11:32:02 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    I woke up this morning convinced it was Saturday, lol. I even turned off my alarm and set it for an hr later! Luckily I get up 2 hrs before I hav... Read more

  • Freedom from the Past

    9/15/2016 3:15:50 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Freedom only comes when we work for it. If we choose instead to hang on to our misery, that is a choice. It took me 20 years to find the peace of... Read more

  • Goals for the rest of September

    9/15/2016 2:25:04 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I am trying to make a plan. Here is what its looking like so far. GOAL 1: Drink 8-10 glasses of water w/ minerals added back in. GOAL 2:... Read more

  • a bright and sunny day

    9/15/2016 1:06:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    i printed out the movie tickets i won. they are for the movie storks. even my daughter is interested in seeing it. if she does not hear from one ... Read more

  • 2.5 month check stop..

    9/14/2016 3:34:28 PM, by SONNET_XVII

    I started paying close attention to food and activity in mid-July. I started journalling my food (without counting calories) then and uppe... Read more

  • I seem to be stuck

    9/14/2016 2:16:03 PM, by AMILSTEIN1011

    So I am actually not new to spark people, been here for around a month or so. I used to use MFP but was having trouble adjusting my macros to whe... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    9/14/2016 11:39:59 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a very windy and much cooler day here today. my daughter says hi! i feel that the job interview this morning went really well. i will know ... Read more

  • Finding Ways to Make Life Easier

    9/14/2016 11:31:46 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I'll be honest. My family leads a busy life. Too busy most days and sometimes its the things we THINK we HAVE to do that make is worse than it ... Read more

  • Feeling Better

    9/14/2016 10:16:26 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    Up until yesterday I was feeling pretty terrible about everything going on with me. And then I posted something about it. And then I did somethin... Read more

  • Going for it!

    9/14/2016 5:37:47 AM, by HLANIER4

    I decided on Sunday to make breakfast for the week ah... Read more

  • it's a beautiful day

    9/13/2016 1:43:20 PM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview tomorrow morning, for a full time job. i heard today from another place i applied to. this one is for a 1 year position as... Read more

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