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Fit Tests Start Again!
2/15/2014 1:03:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Hey Hey Spark Peeps! So much has been going on in my life (all pretty good things) and I feel like I've really slacked on my sparking, BUT I'm ba...  Read more

CHANDTE

Another snowcation:)
2/14/2014 10:29:00 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Only this time I ended up with a nice cold to go along with it:( Oh well at least I am feeling better and can enjoy being home now instead of wishing...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Bump Snow.
2/12/2014 8:40:35 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Snow kind of messes everything up. I'm not an especially big fan of it. :/ Boo. But that's okay. I'm getting an itch to run again, which I think...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Up and On
2/10/2014 8:59:54 AM,  3 COMMENTS

As expected, I gained 1.6 last week. I'm fully convinced that if I had not been better last week, then it would've been even more. But I'm doing...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Username change
2/9/2014 7:55:01 AM,  9 COMMENTS

It's still me:) The username thing is something I wanted to change for awhile. When I registered for Spark all those years ago and was asked for a...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Newest Perspective.
2/6/2014 9:08:10 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I've done a lot in the last year or so. It hasn't been easy, but it was something I was willing to fight for, something I was willing to deal wit...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Yoga round 3?
2/1/2014 5:00:01 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I have tried yoga a few times, maybe three? I have tried videos, and they have almost put me to sleep. I have tried hot yoga and I liked it. Some o...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Another snow day!
1/29/2014 2:26:52 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Woke up to 6+ inches of snow:) NO SCHOOL!! All am classes at the gym were cancelled so I had the morning to call appointments and get some plans re...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Catching Up
1/28/2014 8:41:04 AM,  3 COMMENTS

The other day, I made a Facebook status that read something to the effect of: "Most of you know I hit the 101 lbs. lost mark the week before the...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Setting Small Goals
1/27/2014 12:16:24 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Last week I wrote about how we tend to go through phases where we take big steps...and then we go right back to not a whole lot of change...However, I...  Read more

AMEULINK

Holy Vacation, Batman!
1/26/2014 11:22:40 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So last week we had school for a half day on Tuesday and that was it. It was a professional day so there were no kids:) That afternoon we got 4 inch...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Ouch-ish. It hurts and feels so good.
1/24/2014 11:19:34 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So.. this is the start of my third year in SP... I've lost around 90 pounds and am holding. Toward the end of the first year I added a cardio compone...  Read more

BARBWMS

Back at it:)
1/24/2014 9:29:38 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Having back to back rest days made me realize how much I love the gym and working out. I actually had one of my friends say, "it's nice to see you ba...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Rest Days
1/23/2014 1:11:10 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Our school has been closed for the past two days due to icy, snowy roads. I have not been to the gym since Tuesday. For the first time in a long tim...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

My dream job?
1/21/2014 4:54:57 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I often wonder what I would do for a career if I stopped teaching. The stress really gets to me. The disrespectful kids really get to me. The deman...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

21 Day Sugar Detox Complete
1/19/2014 7:44:11 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I found this challenge much easier than the last 21 day challenge I followed. At the end of the last one, all I could think about was cookies and cak...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Taking Big Steps
1/18/2014 11:00:45 AM,  1 COMMENTS

This journey isn't an easy one. It seems like you work hard for weeks at a time, and then, suddenly, you take 3 or 4 big steps in a week. Then, a few...  Read more

AMEULINK

Progress Again
1/14/2014 1:22:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Like many of you all, I've been on Spark People for two years (some of you are much more experienced than I!). Like many, I had early success.. lost...  Read more

BARBWMS

Anniversary!
1/14/2014 9:06:07 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I should have posted this yesterday, but I suck and I didn't. Yesterday was my one-year anniversary of joining Weight Watchers! The change in my...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Endorphins of a Teacher
1/13/2014 5:51:00 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today, I am feeling blissfully happy. Maybe it's from a full day of work and feeling as though I was productive, but maybe it's due to some endorphins...  Read more

AMEULINK

Week 2 21 Day Sugar Detox
1/12/2014 11:53:17 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Still going strong:) I had some sugar cravings this week. I am not sure what caused them. Could have been the stress of going back to school....  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Spoken Word Poetry
1/9/2014 9:01:41 AM,  2 COMMENTS

If you haven't heard of it, look up Rachel Wiley's, "10 Honest Thoughts on Being Loved by a Skinny Boy." Seriously. I'm in love with it. And with...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Grocery Shopping
1/8/2014 10:37:49 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I won't lie: I do love grocery shopping. There's something in me that feels considerably superior (even though I shouldn't) when my grocery cart...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Weekends are NEVER Long Enough
1/6/2014 9:10:23 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Before they weren't ... But especially now after spending it with my close friends and my BF, they seem to go by SO quickly ... Gah. I know that thin...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Back to reality
1/6/2014 6:18:04 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Back to school today. Looking forward to working at the Y this afternoon:) Short workout this AM Spin and weights 128.45 miles for the y...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Targets for the week: week beginning Monday 6th January
1/6/2014 2:44:53 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Morning all! I hope you have all had a super weekend. Mine was a perfect mix of time with my fiancÚ, catching up with friends, housework, reading an...  Read more

CMCLAIRE

Romping
1/5/2014 5:21:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Really, my dog is my biggest inspiration when it comes to working out. We're having a blizzard here--an estimated 12-18 inches of snow before 1am tomo...  Read more

AMEULINK

Week 1 21 Day Sugar Detox
1/5/2014 10:16:08 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Week one done:) Two weeks left and it's really starting to feel like a lifestyle. The meals I have been making are great:) My hubby even had enjoye...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Favourite healthy snacks?
1/5/2014 6:01:33 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Tomorrow sees the start of a new school term, and the return of my 50-60 hour work week....so the time is ripe for researching some healthy snack opti...  Read more

CMCLAIRE

Planning for success & a steps based revelation.
1/3/2014 9:17:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I've been eating right, drinking lots of water, sleeping plenty and moving more for a mere 40 hours and I *already* feel better, more settled, a littl...  Read more

CMCLAIRE

Two a days
1/2/2014 11:26:11 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Two a days are something I incorporate into my weekly fitness plans. I love working out and there are some days I just have more energy than others....  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Winter Break - What's This Complacency?
1/2/2014 8:57:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Whenever I go inactive anymore my friends, it's generally because I'm on a break of some sort. My roommate and I can't afford cable/internet yet,...  Read more

LABEAUTEVRAIE

Beyond
1/2/2014 5:03:39 AM,  5 COMMENTS

It's been a rollercoaster year, healthwise. What I first thought was just pudge was a lump, which was misdiagnosed as fibroids, which turned out to b...  Read more

CMCLAIRE

Away we go!
1/1/2014 10:30:50 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Another year! Another chance to make gains in many aspects of my life. Things were so quite on my walk to the gym this AM:) It was great! There wa...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

That's a wrap:)
12/31/2013 10:35:41 AM,  7 COMMENTS

2013 is rapidly coming to a close! Started the day off fantastically by making another apple coffee cake and some hard boiled eggs:) Headed to the...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

More progress:)
12/30/2013 10:42:47 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Saturday I started following the 21 Day Sugar Detox eating guidelines, which are very similar to the Primal eating guidelines on Marksdailyapple.com...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Exercise today was tough but I made it for an hour!
12/29/2013 7:39:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I have been able to walk/run for five miles for the last four days but today I only made it 3.5 miles. I refuse to quit before 60 minutes so I can ge...  Read more

RAME123

Squat it out:)
12/29/2013 9:42:59 AM,  4 COMMENTS

One of my co teachers and I have a saying when the kids start driving us nuts, "Squat it out". We will stop everything we are doing and just start sq...  Read more

CONFIDENTLY_FIT

Nice rainy day.
12/28/2013 11:06:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today I cooked three meals for my family and all were healthy! It is nice having everyone home for a change. I also exercised. MAYBE this is a new...  Read more

RAME123

Happy New Year!
12/27/2013 7:45:25 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am still on a journey with a long way to go, but I refuse to give up. At least I did not gain more weight last year. This has been a good year fo...  Read more

RAME123

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