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  • Checking in!

    8/26/2014 2:48:53 PM, by LISA_SUMNER08

    Things have been crazy! I didn't think I would be so busy as a stay at home mom! I still can't find the time in a day to get everything done that... Read more

  • I am returning!!!!!

    8/26/2014 2:16:55 PM, by CELESTE617

    Hello my friends. It's been a long time. If you remember I have a serious and bad heart condition. Well I've been very sick with a stroke and hea... Read more

  • I made it.....Day 2:)

    8/26/2014 12:27:53 PM, by TNMOM615

    I survived Day 1 of my 17-day diet and new "healthy lifestyle". It was not without some difficulty, though. I forgot how hard it is to get in ... Read more

  • Gone

    8/26/2014 11:50:38 AM, by KATIEM929

    My heart is heavy. On Sunday, I sat at my stepdad's side clutching his hand as he breathed his last breaths and watched him slip away. He is at p... Read more

  • Slow Start

    8/26/2014 11:25:42 AM, by SGTPEPPER4191

    It has taken me about three weeks to get back on schedule since vacation. Five days after vacation I was recovering from a stomach bug, and the ... Read more

  • Day 16

    8/26/2014 9:39:07 AM, by BELMACD2

    Again I forgot to blog yesterday! It's an important part of keeping my focus where it needs to be. Have a huge weekend coming up and I need to be... Read more

  • sore today

    8/26/2014 5:33:43 AM, by HELEN_MURRAY123

    Hello everyone, feeling it today. Very sore. My new walker arrived today. Did my first walk run on it. Couldnt keep up. Out of breath. Very unfit... Read more

  • Personality Types

    8/25/2014 10:58:06 PM, by CHERIERIE

    A week or two ago, my son asked me if I had taken the personality test that gives you a four letter "type." I may have heard of it before but di... Read more

  • day 2 of 393

    8/25/2014 6:07:58 PM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    8/25/14 Ugh!! Today my schedule was completely off and I found myself struggling to stay on program. The boys are home this week and my DH ... Read more

  • Hello PacSun, Hollister, American Eagle, & Aeropostale. It is nice to meet you!

    8/25/2014 2:27:34 PM, by LIZZY0223

    I've always had to shop in the plus size section of department stores in hopes to find something that fits that doesn't look like something my gr... Read more

  • blah.

    8/25/2014 12:56:04 PM, by MSGIRL7800

    So this sucks. There, I said it. I am apparently not "fat enough" to get help through pills or surgery but yet I'm still on the obese side on t... Read more

  • Re-Start: Take 127...

    8/25/2014 11:57:04 AM, by TNMOM615

    ...or at least it feels that way. I seem to have developed this horrible pattern: lose weight, feel good, take a bite of something, completely l... Read more

  • a beautiful,sunny day

    8/25/2014 11:32:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    i feel that my job interview went really well. in the meantime, i will work on other things while i wait. today, my daughter has one of her frien... Read more

  • Win the Battle...

    8/25/2014 9:02:44 AM, by MRSPINCKNEY

    Obeying the Holy Spirit's instructions helps us to win the battle that wages in our members daily. In order to see the victory we must make a... Read more

  • i did it again

    8/25/2014 4:50:03 AM, by HELEN_MURRAY123

    Hi everyone, hope you all had a good day. I was motivated again today. This is very unusual of me, been successful in lasting more then a few day... Read more

  • When my skinny clothes become my fat clothes

    8/24/2014 10:28:42 PM, by LAURENG09

    When is begin reaching my weight loss goals And my Clothes get too big 😊 I will get rid of th! I have kept them in the past "just in case" a... Read more

  • Day 14 Working it out

    8/24/2014 10:07:59 PM, by BELMACD2

    Really dropped the ball on my daily blogging last week. Also had a really off workout week. I only worked out once from Monday through Friday! Ba... Read more

  • in for the long haul

    8/24/2014 7:45:29 PM, by TENNIS568

    I started this journey for 3 reasons 1: i didnt like how fat my face looked in the mirror.2: i couldnt fit into my swim suit from 2013 which brin... Read more

  • Day 1 of 393

    8/24/2014 4:53:58 PM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    In 393 days my neighbor's daughter is getting married. We are along with the neighbors on each side of us are invited to the wedding. I love... Read more

  • Interesting Lesson From the Scriptures

    8/24/2014 3:53:46 PM, by CHERIERIE

    A few days ago, our family was discussing favorite scriptures. My son said he liked the story in Judges 3. I drew a blank, not remembering anyt... Read more

  • Sunday August 24

    8/24/2014 1:37:01 PM, by ACRAIG921

    It's been a busy week and I'm facing another busy one this week as I go back to school. I'm excited, nervous and a little sad to be going b... Read more

  • Im back and READY to start this awesome journey

    8/24/2014 7:31:36 AM, by JEANNIE52112

    I love Sparkpeople, and I always find myself coming back here. I think its a great community and can be very motivating and full of support. Not... Read more

  • Better day

    8/24/2014 6:35:33 AM, by HELEN_MURRAY123

    Hello everyone, I took everyone's advice and got back to exercising today and i made up for missing 2 days. I feel awesome after exercising. Ev... Read more

  • Ran/walked the 5K today

    8/23/2014 9:50:26 PM, by TENNEH3

    Haven't run for the last 2 weeks. The 1st week and 1/2 my 2 yr. old daughter was sick with the flu. She got VERY dehydrated - wouldn't eat or d... Read more

  • "Be better today than yesterday."

    8/23/2014 12:04:37 PM, by CHERIERIE

    I have been reading the welcome stuff for SparkPeople since I am starting over. This part, to me, is the best of everything SparkPeople offers: ... Read more

  • today was just blah

    8/23/2014 7:13:01 AM, by HELEN_MURRAY123

    Hello everyone. Today was another day of eat, eat eating. No exercise. Cold raining. Excuses. Excuses. Lunch date with friends. Kids played up.... Read more

  • My shopping experience!

    8/22/2014 9:48:59 PM, by ACRAIG921

    I had to do some clothes shopping tonight because I needed clothes for my clinical rotation for school. I'm doing my psych rotation first and we... Read more

  • Make It Hard to Be Bad

    8/22/2014 9:46:35 PM, by CHERIERIE

    I was just reading on the sparkpage of WOUBBIE (question: why are our 'names' always in all caps?) and she shares something that I think is abso... Read more

  • School started !

    8/22/2014 6:26:55 PM, by K1TT3N

    So 2 of my kids are in school , my oldest graduated last year. He is looking for a job and hopefully he will be heading to take classes soon also... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/22/2014 1:34:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am having a good day so far! woo hoo! my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it's friday! the weekend is here! yay! i am lookin... Read more

  • Monologue Needed

    8/22/2014 1:00:46 PM, by CATHY1970-1

    I am in search of a 2 minute monologue for an 11 year old girl. She is auditioning for a theatre group so rather than her just get up in fr... Read more

  • Feeling Sad

    8/22/2014 11:58:22 AM, by KATIEM929

    Fair warning - This blog is regarding the poor health of a family member and contains medical details that may not be suitable for all readers...... Read more

  • What's Next?

    8/22/2014 10:32:29 AM, by CATHY1970-1

    Ok. I've completed the acting classes I signed up for. Done the workshops too. I've been to some auditions, even had a call-back. I'v... Read more

  • not so good

    8/22/2014 8:23:29 AM, by HELEN_MURRAY123

    So today was a write off. This is the pattern i usually do, love exercise. Been doing exercise for a week. Needed to catch up on my tv shows and ... Read more

  • Busy days, busy nights

    8/21/2014 5:07:27 PM, by MGREER84

    This season of my life can be expressed as busy. Every day seems to be brimming with things to do. We homeschool, I care take for my mom, I babys... Read more

  • Busy days, busy nights

    8/21/2014 5:07:26 PM, by MGREER84

    This season of my life can be expressed as busy. Every day seems to be brimming with things to do. We homeschool, I care take for my mom, I babys... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    8/21/2014 3:24:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    i just found out a while ago that i got into the online upgrading course i wanted! yes! i will have to take math separately, at a different place... Read more

  • Ready For School

    8/21/2014 1:19:25 PM, by BAXGIRL04

    I am ready for school to start. My kids are at each others throats. They are also ready for it to start. Our school has a program called Jump St... Read more

  • Waiting for the end of the month.

    8/21/2014 12:52:27 PM, by JENN53888

    Today is the 21st. Tomorrow is Levi's 3rd birthday. We're taking the kids to the fair this weekend probably.. Don't worry, We're too cheap ... Read more


    8/21/2014 11:43:24 AM, by SNS1968


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