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  • it's monday

    4/4/2016 8:15:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    it snowed here yesterday for most of the day. it is just lightly snowing now. my daughter was all set to go to school this morning. she had a gre... Read more

  • My big accomplishment today

    4/3/2016 8:33:57 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    I was very busy running errands. But, I got to the track to do some walking. Go me!... Read more

  • Life

    4/3/2016 12:11:28 PM, by NHOLMES87

    Everyday is a struggle watching what I eat if I'm doing the right exercises fighting with staying focus its hard at times but I know what I need ... Read more

  • Hello world!!! Ready or not

    4/3/2016 8:24:55 AM, by CHSHULER89

    Another beautiful morning to wake up to! It is April and there is snow on the ground... beautiful... sun is peaking through the clouds. Sp... Read more

  • The Stressful Day is Over!

    4/2/2016 8:19:06 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    Today is my daughter, Megan's birthday. She turned 8. My ex and I had a huge fight about it and that is why I said stressful day. He had me so... Read more

  • New Improvements

    4/2/2016 6:46:59 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    Since starting, I've been making drinking water a priority. I consider calories before deciding whether i'll have the drink or snack. 10 minutes ... Read more

  • Night Terrors

    4/2/2016 10:31:17 AM, by CD2AD1

    I've started having a problem at night that I've never had before. I think it is night terrors. I wake up and I can't find any position to sleep ... Read more

  • Today's 5 Words

    4/1/2016 11:05:58 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    Challenged daily but an overcome.... Read more

  • Today I Hit Healthy BMI Range!

    4/1/2016 12:46:18 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    My healthy BMI is between 18.5 and 24.9....and today I finally hit 24.9! Very happy to be back in that range and I look forward to solidly being... Read more

  • My Mind was Blown Today

    4/1/2016 11:43:49 AM, by BELLATALULA

    The past few days have not been exactly stress free. I was feeling edgy and awful and I knew I couldn't get into meditation mode from the state I... Read more

  • a new month

    4/1/2016 10:20:05 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has started. let's see what it brings! my daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone and a terrific w... Read more

  • Masks

    4/1/2016 9:48:58 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    I've spent a lot of time in recovery trying to get rid of the masks, the false faces we show to the world, when we aren't comfortable in who we a... Read more

  • Water

    3/31/2016 9:05:06 PM, by 1SKINNYJENNY

    I really have to find a way to kick the soda habit and drink more water.... Read more

  • a rainy mild day

    3/31/2016 8:56:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    here it will be raining for most of the day, with a chance of thunderstorms later in the afternoon. i am prepared and i made sure that my daughte... Read more

  • 3 Compliments

    3/31/2016 8:55:49 AM, by MOLEVINSON

    I like my exercise choices. I can be my own coach. I inspire others. But, enough about me. Let's talk about you!... Read more

  • day 30- starting over.

    3/30/2016 10:03:01 PM, by JENN53888

    Starting over tomorrow. Every once in awhile, I... Read more

  • Goal for the week

    3/30/2016 9:20:35 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    I would like to establish a fitness regiment, with a plan for everyday. I would like to get set up with a gym for some of the weight lifting I ca... Read more

  • 63lbs Down and Counting/Mom of 6 working on getting fit

    3/30/2016 2:05:35 PM, by TWINMOMOF6

    Hi everyone my name is Shatoria and I have tried to lose weight so many times I've lost count. I would lose a couple lbs here and there but alway... Read more

  • A Little Life Adjustment

    3/30/2016 12:13:18 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Hello Spark Friends, SP is an amazing website...and tool...and part of what makes it amazing is all the different ways of eating supported h... Read more

  • Migraine issues

    3/29/2016 10:05:47 PM, by KALEYPSO

    Hoping that I can help control my incessant and really hard to manage migraine with diet and some judicious exercise like yoga. I'm beginning a k... Read more

  • Pedometer

    3/29/2016 3:50:03 PM, by ASTRAIAROSE

    Not going to lie... I wish the spark app would include Pacer pedometer app to its list of connectable apps. It's what I use to track my steps s... Read more

  • it's sunny outside

    3/29/2016 12:24:28 PM, by MOMMY445

    a sunny and cool spring day today. my daughter is enjoying the sunshine at school and so am i. it is sure nice to see the sun shine so brightly. ... Read more

  • Fear

    3/29/2016 12:23:18 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Do you let fear stop you from doing things you want to do? I'm struggling with this right now. Spring has sprung and its definitely time to get... Read more

  • Week 2 Still no Soda

    3/29/2016 12:09:32 PM, by MOM_OF_AN_ANGEL

    I have not had the cravings for soda like I use to. Pepsi was always my favorite, but I have not had one in 11 days. I am feeling wonderful. My 5... Read more

  • Staying strong

    3/29/2016 9:51:20 AM, by NHOLMES87

    I have my days I think about working out but my body won't move or I'm working out and my mind wanna stop but I'm pushing threw... Read more

  • almost

    3/28/2016 10:36:26 PM, by LATINA1081

    16 more lbs to one of my first goals. it's taking forever. lost and gained, lost and gained, I can't seem to get past these 16 lbs... Read more

  • ugh another start over...

    3/28/2016 6:37:24 PM, by HMT4810

    It seems like every time I get a good roll on weight loss something happens... 2 pregnancies and a major gall bladder issue... Well I am going a... Read more

  • thoughts

    3/28/2016 4:58:27 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    This is all so new to me. I miss my girl every day. It's starting to become real, and I hate that. I want to hang on to that denial, to the belie... Read more

  • it's monday

    3/28/2016 3:57:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    a mostly windy and cloudy day here today. i had a good easter and so did my daughter. all the birds say cheep,cheep! today, i am taking it easy. ... Read more

  • Hit 200

    3/28/2016 1:23:24 PM, by CATSCLAUS1

    I hit 200 lbs after a conference. I knew I was eating badly but couldn't seem to stop myself. After reading an article on self-sabotage I admitte... Read more

  • 5 words or less

    3/28/2016 11:32:17 AM, by MOLEVINSON

    Every day, I'm getting stronger.... Read more

  • The Tricky Weeks

    3/28/2016 10:41:47 AM, by FLGIRL1234

    I think the third week after you start a diet or a new lifestyle change is always a little tricky. You're already coming down from your high from... Read more

  • Pain or Gain

    3/28/2016 7:28:02 AM, by NHOLMES87

    This morning I get dress for my walk like always but this morning seem different my foot would not move normally I tried to push myself and stret... Read more

  • Easter Sunday 2016

    3/27/2016 7:00:23 PM, by MOMZOOKEEPER

    Sending out Easter blessings to you all. I realized to... Read more

  • If you had one day to relive and change which one would it be?

    3/27/2016 5:54:02 PM, by MEGAN6277

    I've been doing a lot of thinking lately and was asking myself what day I would relive and change. I think it would be the day before my dad died... Read more

  • Beating Depression with Exercise

    3/27/2016 3:23:26 PM, by FANTASIA1977

    I noticed with me that I was in a dark place to the point that I would have a hard time talking myself into just getting into the shower. I spent... Read more

  • Day 77 of the 250k transformation challenge

    3/27/2016 12:23:08 PM, by ORTHOPAK

    Day 77 of the 250k transformation challenge. 1 more week to go and the end of the transformation challenge is complete. I went out last ni... Read more

  • Sky's da Limit

    3/27/2016 11:07:52 AM, by NHOLMES87

    Every morning I wake up and go for a walk/jog I set a goal to jog farther and longer I push myself to the fullest I'm my biggest fan and I'm the ... Read more

  • Happy Easter!

    3/27/2016 10:41:23 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    I've gotten a lot done this weekend. I went through my underwear drawer yesterday and wrapped all of my daughters birthday presents for her 8th ... Read more

  • A Long Day

    3/27/2016 12:36:15 AM, by TBVALEGIRL

    I worked 16 hours today, used app on my phone and walked over 10,000 steps๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ... Read more

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