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  • When Going Back is Going Forward

    1/24/2015 2:40:35 PM, by MYSTERY4EVER

    Going back has a negative connotation to it. For me, now it means going back to what worked when I joined SparkPeople. One of the things that w... Read more

  • Time flying bye.....

    1/23/2015 8:59:13 AM, by NCARMICHAEL1

    Well, this week has been some what of a bust. I have a fitness center (at work) less then 10 feet away from my office and only once this week did... Read more

  • at least I didn't go up?

    1/22/2015 9:02:49 AM, by DEA5011

    Well, it's weigh in day again. I know I didn't do as well as I could have over the last week so I wasn't expecting anything grand. I ended up mai... Read more

  • SMART Goals

    1/21/2015 10:46:55 AM, by EJENKINSB

    So often I make plans or goals and then become disappointed when they go unachieved. Naturally that does nothing as a motivator. I imagine that... Read more

  • starting to get back into the routine

    1/21/2015 7:57:04 AM, by DEA5011

    Well, I've been doing somewhat better since that chocolate binge over the weekend. Eating better, lots of veggies and fruit. I made a balsamic ca... Read more

  • Restart

    1/20/2015 10:30:46 PM, by EJENKINSB

    Lately I've been famished. Not hungry, but absolutely famished. Even knowing how much I love food, it's felt like it's all too much...and yet I... Read more

  • Back at play and working out

    1/20/2015 10:16:25 AM, by NCARMICHAEL1

    I played my first full hockey game and had fun. Nothing like burning a ton of calories but I can say this....you need substitutes. We had one and... Read more

  • I'm back....to Step 1 (Again)

    1/19/2015 9:10:52 AM, by JAWILLIAMS99D

    It seems that every two years, I try to get back to a healthy lifestyle. The good thing is that every time that I start at step 1, I realize som... Read more

  • Today is not over yet....

    1/19/2015 6:57:46 AM, by FITNHEALTHYKAL

    Today is not over yet. So you overslept and missed your morning run? Today is not over yet. So you had a diet Coke, two cigarettes and four... Read more

  • Why I don’t get excited by race expos

    1/18/2015 10:24:59 PM, by PASTAFARIAN

    Before going out for my long run this weekend, I went through the ritual of looking through my gel collection, and then just going back to my tri... Read more

  • Ugh

    1/18/2015 11:11:17 AM, by DEA5011

    Well. The past few days were pretty terrible. Chocolate. Lots of it. Ugh. I did make my weigh in on Thursday, I was up a pound from the pre... Read more

  • Excuses, Excuses

    1/14/2015 7:47:34 AM, by DEA5011

    I skipped out on my dojo classes again last night. My commute home was all messed up and I got home too late to make it to the first one. And the... Read more

  • Fitting in fitness

    1/13/2015 2:27:04 PM, by EJENKINSB

    This morning as we were walking to school, my middle guy asked if we could run. I swear that he's going to be a track star - the kid just loves ... Read more

  • Maintained over the weekend!

    1/12/2015 10:08:24 AM, by DEA5011

    Woohoo! I maintained over the weekend, and that almost never happens. Usually I have some sort of increase due to the saltier foods from going o... Read more

  • Weekends

    1/10/2015 12:41:16 PM, by DEA5011

    Weekends are always the hardest for me. Without the regimented schedule of work, my meal plan just goes out the window. Especially with my SO; he... Read more

  • Back on Track

    1/9/2015 6:38:12 PM, by THINCPL2004

    Trying to get back on track. When I failed my departments PT test, I decided to get back into fighting my weight. I have been tracking my nutri... Read more

  • The Biggest Loser

    1/9/2015 10:30:23 AM, by MEL_UNRAU

    I confess I have deep mistrust of the show Biggest Loser. And yet, season after season, I eventually come around to watching it. So, here I am,... Read more

  • Hockey and the ER!

    1/9/2015 9:39:41 AM, by NCARMICHAEL1

    I played in my first floor hockey gameMonday night. It took me some time to get into the speed of the game. I had fun. I look forward to getting ... Read more

  • Three Days

    1/8/2015 8:32:35 AM, by DEA5011

    Yesterday was my third day without sweets! So happy with how I'm doing this week. Though, my stomach was unhappy again yesterday, so I wasn't too... Read more

  • More Yoga and Two Days

    1/7/2015 10:51:08 AM, by DEA5011

    I signed up for the gym at work today. Since moving further away from my yoga studio I haven't had as good of an attendance as I should. So, I lo... Read more

  • When you have the right intentions, but it's not working out the way you planned

    1/6/2015 6:51:07 PM, by NJC8985

    Hey Y'all: So it's been a little bit since I have blogged. First, Happy New Year! Second, on December 26th I started/ rather re-started Insan... Read more

  • One Day Down - no sweets

    1/6/2015 7:51:29 AM, by DEA5011

    Woohoo! I made it through yesterday with no sweets! Monday evenings are harder for me to get through without snacking because I have no pla... Read more

  • Back

    1/5/2015 1:07:13 PM, by NCARMICHAEL1

    Well, I restarted my campaign to lose the wait. At my best I lost 30 plus pounds and was 185! Then I got sick and thinks got away from me. So now... Read more

  • Back at it...

    1/5/2015 9:56:40 AM, by MEL_UNRAU

    The big kid headed back to school this morning. So, now that there has been a turn in the tide in health, I decided to get back to it. Fitness ... Read more

  • One Day of no Sweets

    1/5/2015 7:08:03 AM, by DEA5011

    I overindulged in sweets over the weekend. A chocolate truffle here, a mug of hot cocoa there. I'm in the habit now. I got used to having them ar... Read more

  • Sleep is for the weak (not really)

    1/4/2015 1:17:56 PM, by EJENKINSB

    My two oldest boys had winter break from school starting December 19th. That would have given them two full weeks off of school, plus weekends. ... Read more

  • Beginning Again - My

    1/3/2015 2:59:40 PM, by CATIATM

    I fell off the wagon again. I wanted to power through the holidays on trac... Read more

  • First Yoga Class of the New Year!

    1/2/2015 8:01:45 PM, by DEA5011

    I finally made it back to my yoga studio today. I hadn't been since mid-November and really needed to get in and use up some of my pre bought cla... Read more

  • 52 Things for 2015 - One a week all year.

    1/2/2015 9:55:50 AM, by FITNHEALTHYKAL

    “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, l... Read more

  • Resolutions?

    1/1/2015 7:06:38 PM, by MEL_UNRAU

    Oh guys! It's resolution time. Can I tell you the truth?? I have no resolutions for this year yet! Okay. Not entirely true. I have one reso... Read more

  • This year I will....

    1/1/2015 9:54:56 AM, by FITNHEALTHYKAL

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  • New Year, New Day

    1/1/2015 9:52:46 AM, by DEA5011

    Well, that didn't work out as well as I'd hoped. It usually doesn't. Did really well until after dinner. Had fresh fruit and veggies, light and d... Read more

  • My word for 2015

    12/31/2014 4:52:22 PM, by FITNHEALTHYKAL

    Mindfulness. Noticing, naming, and marking the smallest details of life–... Read more

  • NYE... just another day

    12/31/2014 9:22:17 AM, by DEA5011

    Feeling a little blah today. On the plus side I'm working from home today which means no one will give me weird looks as I wear my fingerless glo... Read more

  • Dear Self...

    12/30/2014 10:14:10 AM, by FITNHEALTHYKAL

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  • Surprise Chocolate

    12/30/2014 7:38:48 AM, by DEA5011

    After overindulging all of Christmas week while visiting family, I decided to hide all of the sweets 'santa' had gifted me. The chocolate covered... Read more

  • Holidays

    12/29/2014 9:57:38 AM, by DEA5011

    I've had a general creeping up of weight ever since the end of October (hello Halloween parties). I hesitantly weighed myself yesterday morning a... Read more

  • Insanity- Day 1

    12/26/2014 3:06:25 PM, by NJC8985

    Back at it again. My friends and I are starting a 30 day Challenge. I am starting mine a little bit early and I also want to kick-start Insanity ... Read more

  • Finally going to finish

    12/26/2014 11:49:54 AM, by NJC8985

    I have owned Insanity program for now 5 years. Each year about two times a year I restart the program. I enjoy the fast paced workouts, especiall... Read more

  • I am no longer a large!!

    12/20/2014 2:32:31 PM, by NJC8985

    I have always fluctuated with my weight. Over the years I have celebrated my successes and looked back at some of the shortcomings and challenged... Read more

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