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  • May 16-22 Workout Schedule

    5/16/2016 8:37:38 AM, by MOMIN09

    Monday - Hydraulic Lower Body Tuesday - 4.5 Miles, Upper Body Rollercoaster Wednesday - Blast N Burn Thursday - 4.5 Miles, Mobilit... Read more

  • A headache? What headache?

    5/16/2016 12:23:28 AM, by TIFFANIGETZ

    I woke at 0600 this morning with a headache. I checked my blood sugar (101) took my meds, ate my breakfast and sat around for a while hoping th... Read more

  • Life these past few weeks

    5/15/2016 8:59:55 PM, by MEGAN6277

    There has been a tremendous amount that has happend during these last few weeks. It doesn't seem to be getting any easier either. I've taken a mu... Read more

  • Fun weekend

    5/15/2016 5:21:41 PM, by SWIMMINGMOM

    Enjoyed some fun family time at Great Wolf Lodge! What a great place!... Read more

  • Perks of losing 80+lbs so far...

    5/15/2016 4:15:31 PM, by TVGPHILLIPS

    I've decided to make note of some of the things I'm excited about since I've lost weight. I have a long way to go but I'm chipping away at it. ... Read more

  • Time to start...over

    5/15/2016 1:20:39 PM, by 4GIVEN

    I've give up too many times to count. But as of yesterday I am gonna bust my butt and lose this weight. Its funny how a new hairstyle and a littl... Read more

  • Just Had A Baby

    5/15/2016 1:15:39 AM, by HORSELOVNTXGIRL

    So, I just had a baby girl in March. I have had a wonderful but difficult pregnancy. Despite the hassle of keeping my diabetes and blood pressure... Read more

  • 36 days sobriety!

    5/15/2016 12:23:03 AM, by TIFFANIGETZ

    Today was one HELL of a day. got up 5am (on my day off) to hit the gym before meeting a friend for breakfast at Cracker Barrel. i am stil... Read more

  • Depressed

    5/14/2016 6:35:54 PM, by MAMASSLIMNDOWN

    I'm not sure how it's possible to think you aren't THAT fat and also feel like a whale at the same time. But that's how I feel. Losing this weigh... Read more

  • And here we go again

    5/14/2016 2:48:41 PM, by CILLASTEVENS

    I've been following the THM lifestyle for a while now and including my family by slowly introducing them to the changes. They still balk at som... Read more

  • Fun exercise

    5/14/2016 2:24:17 PM, by SWIMMINGMOM

    On my way to Great Wolf Lodge! Looking forward to fun exercise... Read more

  • Unsupervised Visits!

    5/14/2016 7:09:00 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    I'm sorry I have not blogged in a month. I had court on Wed. May 11th and we settled! Randy agreed to unsupervised visits with my children for ... Read more

  • size 14! not since middle school......

    5/13/2016 10:39:10 PM, by TIFFANIGETZ

    Today was a very exciting and emotional day for me. I went to the gym and met with a personal trainer for the first time in my entire life... Read more

  • Learning

    5/13/2016 6:07:50 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    5-13-16 Today I'm grateful for my Spark Journey this past year and the past 3 months in particular. February 2015 I hit the ground running... Read more

  • 5 LBS!!!

    5/13/2016 1:49:44 PM, by TDROSTE79

    I know its only 5 lbs but its still 5 lbs. I am starting to notice it in my face and my clothes. I am so excited to see what losing another 5 l... Read more

  • Still trying

    5/13/2016 1:10:21 PM, by SWIMMINGMOM

    Okay, I'm staying more focused. Realizing that eating might be the real issue here. Trying to be more balanced and nibble on vegetables instead o... Read more

  • A Not deserved Onederland

    5/13/2016 12:45:09 PM, by JENN53888

    199.4 That was the scale today.. It's not because I'm eating healthy and working out at the gym. It's not because I have a different m... Read more

  • "Self care"

    5/13/2016 2:04:56 AM, by TIFFANIGETZ

    I have been working in the field of behavioral health since I was 18 years old. I'm 36 now. Half my life! God, I'm old, or maybe I'm just wiser. ... Read more

  • Stress eating!

    5/12/2016 11:08:21 PM, by LADYBUGK03

    I am usually a huge stress eater when I get stressed over something. Today negativity could have sent me in search of food but I am choosing not ... Read more

  • Week 1 BL

    5/12/2016 8:09:55 PM, by MJL2010

    Downs 5.2 lbs !!!!!!... Read more

  • I Wish I Had Time

    5/12/2016 3:58:08 PM, by CALLIKIA

    I hear that saying all the time. I heard it just today at lunch. Gee, I wish I had time... ...to workout. ...to eat right. ...to take ... Read more

  • S Diet - Day 10

    5/12/2016 2:10:57 PM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Yesterday went well again. I did all my esses, except the sweating one.. (I just walked and unless you count sweat under the boobs, then I didn... Read more

  • There is Baggage to Lose with that Weight

    5/12/2016 1:35:39 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Well, I'm feeling much better mentally today. I had some emotional baggage to dispose of and finally today I feel as though its gone. Not that ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    5/12/2016 9:08:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    i did an assessment to get some extra help with math,computers and i passed it. i start the program on may 16th, for three times a week, for nine... Read more

  • What do you mean I am not eating enough!

    5/12/2016 12:29:00 AM, by TIFFANIGETZ

    I am finding that prior to contrary belief eating enough calories in a day is essential to weight loss. Prior to beginning this journey I neve... Read more

  • Day 16

    5/11/2016 6:02:49 PM, by SWIMMINGMOM

    Still haven't lost weight. I'm getting a little frustrated. I'm eating right and all that I think maybe I'll try eating more as suggested by some... Read more

  • One day at a time

    5/11/2016 2:13:36 PM, by MAMADIAZ

    Everything takes one day at a time to get through to get better. We can't expect things to be fixed overnight. Just like everything, there's a pr... Read more

  • S diet day 9

    5/11/2016 11:18:58 AM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Sorry no little checkmarks today. Yesterday I did well with my eating but only did walking for exercise ( so i missed two of my goals: to sweat ... Read more

  • so much sunshine

    5/11/2016 9:58:33 AM, by MOMMY445

    another beautiful sunny day here today. a day to get out and enjoy, which is what i will do after lunch. i am getting caught up on some computer ... Read more

  • Hi! My name is Tiffani and I am 32 days sober

    5/11/2016 1:41:15 AM, by TIFFANIGETZ

    By sober, I mean from processed foods, refined sugars, gluten & most dairy products. I started this journey many years ago (weight loss) but... Read more

  • Will This Help?

    5/10/2016 6:14:49 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I haven't blogged in awhile so maybe spewing out some feelings to be reviewed at a later date will help me out of this funk I'm in. I've just be... Read more

  • Tired

    5/10/2016 4:25:17 PM, by MAMADIAZ

    Want to work out today. I'm usually good about doing it but I'm not making the time to squeeze it in today. *Sigh*... Read more

  • Two months

    5/10/2016 3:59:23 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Two months you've been gone. I miss you every day, ev... Read more

  • S Diet - Day 8

    5/10/2016 10:25:01 AM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Here is my report on how I did yesterday on the S diet (no SNACKS, no SWEETS, no SECONDS except on SPECIAL days). I added a few esses to it (t... Read more

  • a lovely sunny day

    5/10/2016 8:55:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    another beautiful day here today. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • May 9-15 Workout Schedule

    5/10/2016 8:32:54 AM, by MOMIN09

    Monday - Upper Body Rollercoaster Tuesday - 4 Miles, Cardio Ball Wednesday - 5 Miles, Hydraulic Lower Body Thursday - 4 Miles, Mob... Read more

  • May 2-8 In Review

    5/10/2016 8:31:45 AM, by MOMIN09

    I got 3 out of 7 days of working out in. I will really focus this week on getting more done. I tracked during the week but still need to get... Read more

  • Biggest loser

    5/9/2016 6:57:18 PM, by MJL2010

    Neighborhood edition! Weigh in #2 is Thursday. Tracking food on my spark app makes a HUGE difference... you don't realize all the little things w... Read more

  • Day 4 n still going on

    5/9/2016 3:59:51 PM, by DRASADAF

    Managed day 4 of no overeating. My stomach growls...I feel better somehow ..got some heartburn but nothing that can't be taken care off.. Recentl... Read more

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