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  • Feeling Like a Yo-Yo

    12/5/2014 3:55:36 PM, by NLPOLAK

    I'm back on here after a long hiatus. Not sure what exactly to do at the moment, but I have to keep moving forward before I drive myself crazy! ... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/5/2014 10:37:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am starting to look for other jobs, as i have heard nothing back from the place i went for an in person interview. i want to have something els... Read more

  • Today

    12/5/2014 8:36:17 AM, by RRLAMAS

    So today I feel great. I weighed in at 234. So four pounds loss just from eating right and juicing also. I have prepackaged my lunch on Sunday to... Read more

  • 9 day streak

    12/5/2014 12:54:50 AM, by DRASADAF

    i am exercising continuously for 9 days in a row and hope to go on if I don't give up in between...let's see...... Read more

  • Something about the feel of NEW SHOES.....

    12/4/2014 7:23:47 PM, by LUVDUG12

    5 days on my plan sticking to it and I rewarded myself with a new pair of walking shoes.....I really needed them! First 20 minute walk in them w... Read more

  • Got a new scale today

    12/4/2014 4:47:37 PM, by MIGHTYMOUSE215

    My new came today and it's pink. This one is digital. It never reads the same as the dial one I have, usually 7-10lbs higher than my... Read more

  • Unplugged helped me Plug Back In!

    12/4/2014 2:45:46 PM, by MYQUEST4ME

    Today was supposed to be just another day. I didnít plan to walk during my breaks, eat a healthy lunch, or visit Spark. And I also hadnít pl... Read more

  • Birthday Breakfast!

    12/4/2014 1:21:01 PM, by MRSPINCKNEY

    This is the remaining of my birthday breakfast from my family at work! ... Read more

  • It's the little things

    12/4/2014 12:55:10 PM, by SHESLOVIN

    It's funny how these words are so true in life. Focusing on little changes in mindset are totally helping my weight loss journey (third times a ... Read more

  • Holiday Miracles

    12/4/2014 11:34:22 AM, by MOMMY_RX

    Yesterday, my spirits were pretty darn low. I was sick of looking, sick of getting the back end of the stick and just plain ticked. My 11 year ol... Read more

  • Goals for Christmas

    12/4/2014 10:25:24 AM, by HOTDEENOW

    Start weight: 168 CW 166.8 Goal weight: 158 Goal is to lose 10 pounds for December! Eat 1:1:1 Drink 3+ 22 oz water bottle a day Currently doing ... Read more

  • Dating...Please read

    12/4/2014 10:10:18 AM, by MUSKY77

    Hello to all...its been a while since i have been on here but i have some news to tell all...as most of you know that my wife passed away over tw... Read more

  • it's thursday

    12/4/2014 9:51:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am off to a great start! my daughter is starting to feel better today. there has been different things going around in her school that other ch... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/3/2014 1:34:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    a relaxing day for me today. i am making great progress in both of my online courses. the teacher will set me up with the next topic in one of th... Read more

  • New Bath Scale......

    12/3/2014 1:33:38 PM, by LUVDUG12

    My new scale and I are going to be best of friends. The first day of use and it has already brightened my day course I know we are going to have... Read more

  • It's Not Over

    12/3/2014 8:27:31 AM, by MRSPINCKNEY

    God always has a greater plan! ... Read more

  • Bah Humbug

    12/3/2014 7:46:46 AM, by MOMMY_RX

    In a nasty sorta mind set today. I am in a scr$w Christmas sorta mood. Whil... Read more

  • I'm Back

    12/2/2014 10:54:04 PM, by WANONANANCE

    I fizzled out rather quickly after joining SparkPeople. I gained weight. Then on June 23, 2014, weighing in at 290.6 (my heaviest weight was 29... Read more

  • Low Carb Day 5 & 6

    12/2/2014 3:59:38 PM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    Low Carb Day 5 11/30/14 - 124 grams = 82 net carbs Low Carb Day 6 12/1/14 - 103 grams = 82 net carbs Carbs - Fiber = net carbs Gett... Read more

  • Still pushing along

    12/2/2014 1:22:14 PM, by TENS_GIRL75

    Start stop start stop...that is the story of my life at this point. Back in September I attempted WW, it was okay and I had results (lost about ... Read more

  • This must be the year for the body to break down.

    12/2/2014 10:32:42 AM, by CAKEMAKERMOM

    I'll admit that I haven't been doing nearly as much activity as I did the previous year. My Mom has been getting on me about it since we're Fitbi... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/2/2014 9:35:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to run errands and to keep warm. so far, december is off to a good start for me. my daughter is enjoying the weather. all of the birds say ... Read more

  • Looking back!

    12/1/2014 11:00:21 PM, by HOTDEENOW

    I just skimmed through all the old posts and noticed I haven't stuck with just one idea when it comes to the way I eat. Just about everyone is di... Read more

  • Who Would've Thunk?

    12/1/2014 9:14:46 PM, by BABENPROGRESS

    I did not work out all weekend and boy did I miss it!! I felt so sluggish but I went tonight because I actually missed going and I feel so much... Read more

  • Sooo....Day 1....Again!

    12/1/2014 1:33:03 PM, by LOVEKOLE17

    Took the family on vacation this last week to Orlando. Walking around SeaWorld I realized I am out of shape! I really liked those 12,000 step d... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/1/2014 10:15:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has begun! before i know it, christmas will be here. my daughter is already counting the days until christmas is here. all the birds... Read more

  • I don't know what happened...

    12/1/2014 9:54:01 AM, by JOGALLMAN

    I planned and prepared food for the holidays. I ate within my limits and had limited alcohol. I skipped dessert on Thanksgiving, the day after,... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/30/2014 11:50:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i had a great time yesterday! she is already making plans for the next year's event. she had a blast! i love to see her so happy,... Read more

  • Low Carb Day 4

    11/30/2014 8:50:03 AM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    Low Carb Day 4 - 102 grams = 69 net carb grams (after subtracting off my fiber intake) Yesterday was a good day - most of the Carbs I did in... Read more

  • Day four n sore

    11/30/2014 1:25:09 AM, by DRASADAF

    yes it's my fourth day on treadmill n I am sore already...long time I didn't feel this...feels good...my head feels light..I feel happy...lol ...... Read more

  • Setting Goals

    11/29/2014 9:56:03 PM, by LDBROOME

    So, I am coming to realize that I am definitely stronger than I give myself credit for. I went to the gym today and I completed 45 min on the ar... Read more

  • Joined Golden Phoenix BL Winter Freeze Off

    11/29/2014 8:50:54 PM, by MICHELE826

    Joining a new challenge. Looking forward to it! I have fitbit and have been going to WW for 11 weeks. Lost 16.2. Have a ways to go. 222/205/15... Read more

  • Low Carb Day 3

    11/29/2014 9:11:02 AM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    Low Carb Day 3 - 86 grams total & 67 Net carbs Yesterday was a good low carb day but not a good calorie wise day in that I only ate 1,097 ca... Read more

  • Third day in a row

    11/29/2014 12:41:55 AM, by DRASADAF

    I did my morning workout today n feel fresh.. I hope I continue with this routine everyday..i did complete 10K steps yesterday..so I hope so toda... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/28/2014 3:55:00 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax. i feel i did well in the interview. i will know next week whether or not i got the job. it wouldn't start for quite a while. all ... Read more

  • I ate a lot on Thanksgiving, but less than I used to.

    11/28/2014 12:25:59 PM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    At first I thought I ate a lot yesterday, because I ate until it almost hurt. LOL I even ate a whole piece of coconut pie and went back for secon... Read more

  • Low Carb Day 2

    11/28/2014 9:16:48 AM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    Low Carb Day 2 - ?? grams of Carbs Yesterday was Day & before I left for my parents house i had on my food tracker 39 grams of ... Read more

  • Tried it again today

    11/28/2014 1:24:30 AM, by DRASADAF

    It was my second day and thanks god I managed to add in another walk ...66 mins to b precise although my speed was slow but yes I did something .... Read more

  • venting

    11/27/2014 11:07:40 PM, by ASHULTZ7

    Thanksgiving the struggle of the holiday's, this will be tough but I know what I have to do and will not let them stop me from my goals;)... Read more

  • I am grateful!

    11/27/2014 11:51:01 AM, by CHERIERIE

    Today is a quiet day for our family. We had our big family Thanksgiving dinner a little over two weeks ago, prior to my son's jaw surgery. This... Read more

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