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Little by little
7/15/2014 2:13:05 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm really excited that the scale has finally started to move the right way!! That totally made my day. It might not have been as much as I would've...  Read more

ACRAIG921

Been lost awhile
7/15/2014 1:56:42 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am still here .... sorta lost for awhile .. I have been lurking here and there but not tracking. There has been so much going on and so many bad da...  Read more

K1TT3N

Monday, Positive Focus, Day 75
7/15/2014 1:42:24 PM,  5 COMMENTS

The day started out pretty well. I woke up in a good mood and managed to get a bunch of housework done. All the laundry was done and I even managed to...  Read more

CAKEMAKERMOM

Improving Fitness
7/15/2014 1:00:48 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been a member since 5/13/2014 (my 14th wedding anniversary 337 ) and have truly enjoyed my journey so far. I have to get better at entering...  Read more

FORZACHANDMATT

True transformation begins here....
7/15/2014 8:58:35 AM,  5 COMMENTS

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MRSPINCKNEY

going well
7/15/2014 8:51:23 AM,  0 COMMENTS

It is amazing how fast life goes by. Weight is coming down, BP improved, knee killing me, but just keep moving. I go back to work tomorrow where I w...  Read more

GRADE4

"Too skinny"
7/15/2014 8:48:04 AM,  15 COMMENTS

That phrase, "too skinny" and the thought that other people will someday actually say that to me is my motivation for today, this week, this year, for...  Read more

OHSOSVELTE

a rainy day
7/15/2014 8:36:42 AM,  9 COMMENTS

i woke up to rain coming down steadily outside this morning. that is alright. i found my raincoat and umbrella. then off i went to school. the compute...  Read more

MOMMY445

I should be sleeping...
7/15/2014 4:11:14 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I should be sleeping because I have class tomorrow. Feeling bummed out and worried. I'm starting nursing classes soon. August 18th, to be exact. I...  Read more

LAZEEGYRL

Swift and just retribution…
7/14/2014 11:18:45 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My Romanesque eating habits of late have finally dealt its swift and just rebute. I have been firmly educated in the fact that it IS NOT in my body’s...  Read more

LOTUS-OF-GAIA

What I did today
7/14/2014 11:04:35 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I feel good because I did 30 minutes of cardio but I wish I had pushed myself harder....  Read more

FISHTWEAK

Continuing the thought...
7/14/2014 7:41:24 PM,  6 COMMENTS

First, I want to thank everyone for their comments and support yesterday. After reading them and rereading my blog, I realized that I hadn't mentioned...  Read more

IMIN2GENES

Day 5
7/14/2014 5:26:28 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well I made it through the weekend. I am still remaining in a good mood. I have had a little heartburn. Yesterday after I had raspberries and today...  Read more

DAWN220

day 59
7/14/2014 4:53:26 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Hunger / Nutrition “If hunger is not the problem, then eating is not the solution.” ~Unknown “Bigger snacks mean bigger slacks.” ~Unknown ...  Read more

MELNJAY3

Sunday, Positive Focus, Day 74
7/14/2014 2:11:57 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Sometimes you are not in charge of a meal and this was one of those days for me. When we get together with my Mom, meals tend to be different. Fortuna...  Read more

CAKEMAKERMOM

it's monday
7/14/2014 10:56:27 AM,  4 COMMENTS

i had a great weekend. now i am on a break between classes at school. had to do an actual essay in the first class this morning. what a way to start t...  Read more

MOMMY445

The First Day
7/14/2014 10:26:39 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I started the "17 day Diet" plan today. So far so good but still its only 9am 20 . I hope this works. My new thyroid results came back a few weeks ago...  Read more

HTHRLYNN75

Family member + wine = overeating
7/14/2014 10:06:25 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So last night I went out to dinner with my family and my husband's mom and brother, and I realized that I can control my eating and drinking but not m...  Read more

LIMOM2TWINS

Another Pound Down!
7/14/2014 9:12:57 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Slow and steady wins the race! And it is definitely slow going! Just gotta keep doing a little better in what I'm doing!...  Read more

HLOCHRIDGE

My Journey
7/14/2014 9:08:15 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I started out many times here on Sparks in the past but was never consistent with anything. My weight would go up and down and the more I gained the m...  Read more

TRINITYEMMALISE

Dinner Party Was Great Success !
7/14/2014 4:50:41 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Thank you to my SparkFriends for the dinner suggestions :) I did follow the recommendations and cooked the dinner over the stove top. I made the rat...  Read more

ANNEMARGAR

Chicken quesadillas with pico de gallo salad and Chipotle ranch dressing
7/13/2014 10:51:08 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Chicken quesadillas with pico de gallo salad and Chipotle ranch dressing on a whole wheat tortilla. This dinner was absolutely delicious tonight....  Read more

LOTUS-OF-GAIA

Friday's brunch
7/13/2014 10:36:12 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Friday my husband and I drove into Nashville for lunch. It was spectacularly delicious sushi at "Wild Wasabi". ...  Read more

LOTUS-OF-GAIA

Make it count!
7/13/2014 9:17:19 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I saw this quote and I just had to share... How true is that? We only have 1 life to live. It's never too late to start to live it either. Soo...  Read more

IMIN2GENES

Day 4
7/13/2014 8:40:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It is Sunday and a beautiful day. Woke up early and vacuumed the pool. I love doing that in the morning. The day went well except for now in the ev...  Read more

DAWN220

Wine, Hot Tamales and good books
7/13/2014 7:44:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Blogging the blog... Today the heat outside is absolutely stifling. By the time I left the grocery store at 11:30 AM the thermometer read 1...  Read more

LOTUS-OF-GAIA

Saturday, Positive Focus, Day 73
7/13/2014 6:38:19 PM,  6 COMMENTS

It was a busy day. Since a birthday takes a whole weekend, I had to work on more birthday items, cake was on the list. First we needed to get our eyes...  Read more

CAKEMAKERMOM

how can I turn back time?
7/13/2014 6:24:14 PM,  6 COMMENTS

What would you say to your younger self if you met him/her on a street one day? I would have too many things to tell myself. First I'd say to cherish...  Read more

MEGAN6277

So Hello Again Spark
7/13/2014 6:18:25 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Hello once again Spark!! I am at it once again!! I keep trying other things and in the end I keep returning...like coming home. I just thing the on...  Read more

ZANDASMOM1

My Daughter Cracks Me Up!
7/13/2014 4:29:12 PM,  7 COMMENTS

They absolutely love watching my journey as I go along and I love there comments. ALL of them! Yesterday my 4 year old said, "Mommy, you are gett...  Read more

LIZZY0223

it's sunday
7/13/2014 10:54:23 AM,  5 COMMENTS

i did get to see my good friend for a while yesterday. then i went to explore some of the city for the remainder of the day. i ended up walking for ov...  Read more

MOMMY445

God's perfect timing...
7/13/2014 5:40:04 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was thinking back to how God has perfect timing. When I was going through my depression and getting my prescription never in my life did I think I w...  Read more

RUSSANDMIN1

Another quickie...
7/12/2014 9:23:48 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today we were out and about at a party to celebrate our aunt's 80th birthday! It was a lot of fun and we got to see one of our cousins who lives in Co...  Read more

IMIN2GENES

Today is 5K/goal Day!
7/12/2014 8:17:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I was going to wait until tomorrow morning to weigh myself, but because I was totally sure I had gained 10 pounds since the last time I weighed myself...  Read more

JENN53888

Day 3
7/12/2014 7:22:33 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Its Saturday and I am blogging...WOW kind of a miracle that I am at the computer. I avoid it like the plague and the weekends. Yesterday I talked...  Read more

DAWN220

120 Days of Accountability-Day 12-July 12
7/12/2014 7:16:13 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Beginning weight (06/01/14): 199.0 This Week's Weight: 194 Glasses of water: 8 Amount of sleep: 8 Commitment level when I star...  Read more

JLR080500

120 Days of Accountability-Day 11-July 11
7/12/2014 7:14:37 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Beginning weight (06/01/14): 199.0 This Week's Weight: 194 Glasses of water: 8 Amount of sleep: 8 Commitment level when I star...  Read more

JLR080500

120 Days of Accountability-Day 10-July 10
7/12/2014 7:13:38 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Beginning weight (06/01/14): 199.0 This Week's Weight: 194 Glasses of water: 6 Amount of sleep: 8 Commitment level when I sta...  Read more

JLR080500

Friday, Positive Focus, Day 72
7/12/2014 6:59:26 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It was my son's birthday. My youngest is now 8! Where does the time fly? It was also the last day for the kids to do the water fun they've been able t...  Read more

CAKEMAKERMOM

Noticed Something Shocking While Working Out
7/12/2014 4:10:45 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have recently noticed something shocking while working out and especially on my elliptical. When I was yo-yoing before I was pregnant with my younge...  Read more

LIZZY0223

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