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  • Life gets in the way ...

    8/26/2015 1:35:28 PM, by GETNTHIN123

    That is what I let happen. At 32 years old I have bee... Read more

  • Looking for permanent work

    8/26/2015 12:55:02 PM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    If anyone knows of anyone into or near the Stratford, Connecticut area looking for an Administrative Assistant or Receptionist, please let me kno... Read more

  • Day 1 and a bit of 2

    8/26/2015 11:52:19 AM, by WHITNEYGAMER

    Day One of Phase One started out pretty much as I expected. No serious carb cravings or flu symptoms. But that doesn't mean I won't have an iss... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/26/2015 8:40:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    another cool summer day here today. the party for all of the kids who took part in the summer reading club is this afternoon.my daughter will def... Read more

  • motivation

    8/26/2015 6:16:05 AM, by LANEE723

    The hardest part if this weight loss journey is staying motivated to move. I started walking for an hour a day to get some form of exercise and f... Read more

  • The Sparkpeople Balanced Life Challenge

    8/25/2015 6:22:57 PM, by ZANDASMOM1

    So...I am forever trying to get back onto Spark in a consistent way. But lately its just been such a struggle!!! UGH!!! So here I am on the co... Read more

  • Day 13 - but with hope

    8/25/2015 9:31:58 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    To be honest... still battling this, on day 13 of continual migraines and major sinus infection. BUT for the first time, I looked back at my blog... Read more

  • Consistency

    8/25/2015 6:53:38 AM, by NETTE368

    If I did my daily walk yesterday I know I can do it today. Just pressing thru. 😊... Read more

  • And it continues

    8/24/2015 5:32:30 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Day 12, still have migraines. I am just to the point that I am so frustrated at the constant pain that I am at a loss of words. Doctor not listen... Read more

  • Lots going on

    8/24/2015 3:00:46 PM, by K1TT3N

    Just a small update for now , the kids are getting ready for school. Gabe us going to culinary as soon he is healed from the surgery and complica... Read more

  • What a Summer

    8/24/2015 12:56:58 PM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    A plus for my summer, was I stuck with my diet and exercise. A negative, still looking for full-time permanent work. ... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/24/2015 12:46:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard back from a place where i applied for a job. so i promptly called them back. in the meantime, i am still looking for a job. i am keeping ... Read more

  • Too Much Fruit???

    8/24/2015 12:41:46 PM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    Is it possible to have too much fruit in one day? What are the effects of too much fruit. My husband says I eat alot of fruit and vegetables. ... Read more

  • day 21, starting over today..

    8/24/2015 11:21:22 AM, by JENN53888

    Birthday parties did me in this week.. I lost a total of 5lbs and maybe 2 or 3 inches. I'm not going to make a bunch of excuses, kinda tir... Read more

  • want to scream but changed workouts instead

    8/24/2015 12:21:04 AM, by BIKERBABE76

    So i gained 7 lbs. Yep been working out about 5 days a week and walking lots but gained. So i changed up my workout. Doing bodyrocker/daily hiit ... Read more

  • Strength improving!

    8/23/2015 11:28:27 PM, by TZURIEL25

    My recovery after Tabata is much quicker. It's nice to see progress from hard work... Read more

  • It's Not a Race

    8/23/2015 12:36:30 PM, by FABTEMP

    For the past 18 months, I have lived under the weight of some school deadline or another. I needed to complete the last requirements for my appli... Read more

  • migraines 2

    8/23/2015 10:35:34 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    After a second trip to the ER, as well as my regular doctor, I finally got someone to listen and discovered that my sinuses are blocked complete... Read more

  • feeling good

    8/23/2015 8:22:46 AM, by KIMMYM111

    I'm feeling good. I marched, for over two miles with my kids in a parade, then came home feeling so good I took my dog for a two+mile walk. :) ... Read more

  • My big milestone

    8/22/2015 11:04:35 PM, by SUNSHYNE721

    I've lost 25 pounds! Wow I lost 25 pounds. I can tie my own shoes, buckle my own sandals and climb stairs. I drink water, eat baked fish and say ... Read more

  • Sharing your story

    8/22/2015 6:25:46 PM, by CHSHULER89

    I love reading and keeping quotes to keep me motivated and remind me of certain things. One of the places I keep them is Pinterest. One of the q... Read more

  • my latest creation

    8/21/2015 7:50:48 PM, by MEGAN6277

    Oh i dont like it when my stupid phone puts my picture... Read more

  • my latest creation

    8/21/2015 7:50:46 PM, by MEGAN6277

    Oh i dont like it when my stupid phone puts my picture... Read more

  • 8 month plateau

    8/21/2015 5:53:30 PM, by MICHELE826

    I cannot seem to get to my next goal. Currently I need to lose 8 lbs to get to my 15% weight lose. First few months I chalked up to inconsistent ... Read more

  • Exercise

    8/21/2015 4:49:49 PM, by TZURIEL25

    Missed yesterday but getting back to it right now! ... Read more

  • Lunch Ideas

    8/21/2015 1:08:48 PM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    Anyone have any suggestions for lunch. I can't eat seafood. I usually have a salad with chicken, pork or beef and lots of fruit and vegetables.... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/21/2015 10:19:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! woo hoo! a much less humid one,too. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hi! not too much planned so far. i wil... Read more

  • Migraine Hell

    8/20/2015 3:10:43 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Ok. There is a limit to how much of this I can take. Just had another migraine aura and got body slammed at lunch by it. This makes the eighth on... Read more

  • That first step is a DOOZY!

    8/20/2015 2:53:44 PM, by MYTRIOGA

    I'm so nervous and anxious about tonight. I rejoin... Read more

  • Moving forward

    8/20/2015 1:37:22 PM, by TZURIEL25

    I am grateful to be on the right track. My calorie deficit looks good and I am exercising nearly every day... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/20/2015 10:51:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    a windy and mostly cloudy day here today. i am catching up on housework and homework throughout the day. my daughter and two of her friends, who ... Read more

  • Day 1 Again @ 40

    8/20/2015 9:31:23 AM, by DROPOFHONEY

    Here I am again and "IT" hasn't clicked yet.. I've hit my official "HEAVIEST EVER" weight. I've had a lot of changes in my life in the last ... Read more

  • day 1. Write 10 reasons why you want to lose weight

    8/20/2015 7:47:51 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    Write 10 reasons why you want to lose weight and read them daily for 100 days: - Leave longer and attend my children's graduation, wedding etc.... Read more

  • Getting Back At It Again!!

    8/19/2015 11:35:23 PM, by PROUDMOM04

    I am back in this again. I was not logging in like I should have and it shows. Need to make "me time" and struggle with that and not sure as to w... Read more

  • Starting over.... again...

    8/19/2015 5:44:31 PM, by WALBECQ4

    Well, here I am again. Starting over on my weight loss goals. I knew I had gained weight, but when some asked when I was due..?? Tha... Read more

  • It's time for changes

    8/19/2015 3:16:32 PM, by MYTRIOGA

    I'm a mother of three wonderful children and my weight issues are affecting all of us. Unfortunately, I work full time an hour from home so findi... Read more

  • Perfect Timing

    8/19/2015 11:39:28 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I've been having a mentally tough week this week. Struggling with the scale, struggling with exercise and not making the best food choices. So ... Read more

  • Idiot Moments

    8/19/2015 10:14:07 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Ever have one of those idiot moments, where something obvious smacks you upside the head? Yeah... having one of those. So. Have ha... Read more

  • trying again

    8/19/2015 10:11:52 AM, by CJENKINS0517

    I am once again trying to make life style changes that will help me lose 40 pounds of weight. I missed my last goal to lose it by the time my old... Read more

  • Deja vu all over again

    8/19/2015 8:07:24 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    Ok today's a new day. Delete all those past years blog entries. I was going to reach my goal by the tummy I am 40. Now 7 years later I'm 50 lbs h... Read more

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