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  • Aug. 15-21 Workout Schedule

    8/15/2016 10:41:16 AM, by MOMIN09

    Monday - Upper Body Rollercoaster, Krav Maga Tuesday - 5 Miles, Blast N Burn Wednesday - 6 Miles, Cardio Ball, Krav Maga Thursday ... Read more

  • Good habits coming naturally

    8/15/2016 1:13:45 AM, by RENBO01

    So I have been on my life transformation for 7 weeks now. I am currently down 26 pounds, now weighing 256. I have many more to go but well on ... Read more

  • I Broke The Third Week Cycle

    8/14/2016 10:59:00 PM, by FLGIRL1234

    ....and lost more weight. Typically, I always gain or stay the same during the 3rd and 4th weeks into a diet. Not this time! Maybe next week, but... Read more

  • Out of town tomorrow

    8/14/2016 10:39:04 PM, by KRAE68

    Headed out of town tomorrow with my parents. My dad has an endoscopy in the morning. He was diagnosed with lung cancer and waldenstrom lymphoma l... Read more

  • Starting again... again.

    8/14/2016 5:14:43 PM, by KELPROC

    18 pounds up since last October. I think it's the bo... Read more

  • Still Here!

    8/14/2016 12:40:14 AM, by HAPPYCRICKET

    I am still plugging away at weight loss--unfortunately my metabolic syndrome crossed the line to diabetes, but I am now on Metformin and working ... Read more

  • Back to school

    8/13/2016 8:53:38 PM, by KRAE68

    A week from tomorrow my oldest heads back to college 🙁 I always get sad when the back to school stuff starts showing up in the stores. I love ... Read more

  • Surely fall is coming

    8/13/2016 2:39:09 PM, by HLANIER4

    I love fall. And I mean I love everything about Fall. I'm looking forward to fall, but as I've found with school starting back it's harder to sta... Read more

  • It's Friday

    8/12/2016 6:40:21 PM, by OMNIONE

    got through the entire week without breaking the plan. Stayed under calories every day. Hope to keep this streak going but nervous at the same t... Read more

  • 3 years later...

    8/12/2016 9:50:19 AM, by COPPJC

    Wow has it been 3 years since my last entry? I am stil... Read more

  • Almost done with week one

    8/11/2016 7:48:12 PM, by OMNIONE

    short on time today, but posting to stay motivated. Lost 70 pounds in here a few years ago, but gained it back after my second pregnancy. So...he... Read more

  • Trying to find motivation

    8/11/2016 5:27:50 PM, by GYPSY091108

    I am really in need of motivation, I have lost 12 lbs and doing the yoyo thing. I cant get myself motivated. I feel bad because I have never been... Read more

  • Fitness Fitness

    8/10/2016 9:19:52 PM, by JENNANDERTON78

    Since I began my journey many years ago I have always known I enjoyed working out. Well, I have been getting serious with the gym lately. I am tr... Read more

  • Sami and Deni

    8/10/2016 2:57:56 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Focus on the blessings in life. Mine are my children.... Read more

  • a warm and humid day

    8/10/2016 12:34:35 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are keeping cool today and well hydrated. i like my new job. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Crohns won't end me

    8/9/2016 9:14:30 PM, by JENNANDERTON78

    so, I learned a couple of weeks ago I have aa mild but currently managed form of Crohns Disease. Great. Just what I needed. This has been a tough... Read more

  • i feel great!

    8/9/2016 5:07:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    i finally started a new job today and i feel i did really well. i am back to the job on thursday. tomorrow will be a day of rest and of getting w... Read more

  • Coming along

    8/9/2016 3:00:53 PM, by KRAE68

    We had a house fire in April. However, things are coming along and we got to design our kitchen today ! We will be back in our house in September... Read more

  • Frustrated

    8/9/2016 1:17:33 PM, by SMILES4U71

    I've been a member with Spark for several years now. Not an "active" member mind you but none the less a member. I've been playing the weight yo ... Read more

  • Loving Others

    8/9/2016 9:46:36 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    One of the brightest gifts I have learned in recove... Read more

  • Monday is my good day

    8/8/2016 9:12:13 PM, by KRAE68

    My family volunteers at the food bank on Monday , so it is always a good workout day!... Read more

  • Post Partum Depression

    8/8/2016 6:45:47 PM, by JAXMOMMY78

    Post Partum Depression (PPD), something that was never real to me. When I thought of a woman having PPD I always imagined some sniffles here and ... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/8/2016 6:30:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    a warm and sunny day here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i start a job tomorrow and it will go for at least two we... Read more


    8/8/2016 2:08:00 AM, by RHEADANIELLE

    Gaining weight is so easy, I guess because you have fun while doing it, but what about the day when you realize none of your clothes can fit you,... Read more

  • Burn Baby Burn......

    8/7/2016 9:26:16 PM, by FLGIRL1234

    .....I'm burning those calories alright! Two weeks in the books and I'm feeling fantastic! I'm getting into a good groove and its working. N... Read more

  • Staying the course

    8/7/2016 7:53:30 AM, by HLANIER4

    Some days I want to give up and go back to what's comfortable. It's so difficult to constantly feel like I'm being forced to make changes, but ... Read more

  • Family Saturday

    8/6/2016 10:08:32 PM, by PROUDMOM04

    Enjoyed being with my family at the lake today! Nothing better than family time to me!! 💕... Read more

  • Just wondering

    8/6/2016 1:25:20 PM, by KRAE68

    Has anyone heard of diatomaceous earth (food grade)? Has anyone ever tried it?... Read more

  • Here we go.

    8/6/2016 12:30:05 PM, by FTCOLLINSMAMA

    It took me months of saying I'll start on Monday or ne... Read more

  • Rewarding Travel

    8/6/2016 12:01:24 AM, by DEWNESS

    Spent the week with my husband in Las Vegas. It was a business trip, but we certainly made it fun! No kids. Fun shows. AMAZING food!!! I didn't t... Read more

  • Apps

    8/5/2016 11:15:08 PM, by KRAE68

    Love this app! I just recently got an iPhone and I love using the sparks app. It makes life so much easier!... Read more

  • The gym was a heavy place today.. No pun intended.

    8/5/2016 3:39:28 PM, by JENN53888

    Went to the gym today.. It was 30m circuit and PF 180 day. Ivy was back, she actually has Mono.. so not a abcessed tooth like I thought. I ... Read more

  • Please read and share! My team needs help!

    8/5/2016 11:14:09 AM, by TRINITYEMMALISE

    About two weeks ago, my 12 year old daughter talked me into signing up for a world wide scavenger hunt, She was not old enough to participate but... Read more

  • it's friday!

    8/5/2016 9:56:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and keep cool here today. my daughter says hi! any exercise i do today will mostly be indoors. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! h... Read more

  • Fair food

    8/4/2016 9:58:50 PM, by KRAE68

    Well, the county fair is in town and my family went to spend time together. I was good with my eating, I had a chicken gyro and when I was leavin... Read more

  • a very hot and humid day

    8/4/2016 3:36:18 PM, by JENNY421

    the next two days will be very hot and humid here. my daughter and i are keeping cool. when the weather is like this, exercise is done in a coole... Read more

  • good afternoon

    8/4/2016 12:01:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    i do not start the job until next tuesday, as my supervisor is off sick until then. that is okay with me. then i can take care of a few other thi... Read more

  • Average Day

    8/4/2016 12:13:43 AM, by PROUDMOM04

    Today was an average day and nothing major happened. I didn't get to the gym and I'm ok with that. I did stay within my calorie count!! ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    8/3/2016 4:56:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    i start a job tomorrow! woo hoo! hurray! it will go until about the end of september. i am sooo excited! to add to my excitement, my daughter and... Read more

  • Final days of the picture challenge.

    8/3/2016 12:44:04 PM, by JENN53888

    Day 7 was yesterday, and while came here and took pictures of most of my food, I didn't blog. Figures huh? Went to the gym, did a weird car... Read more

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