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  • Work exercise

    4/7/2017 9:57:29 PM, by DGROELER

    Didn't get to exercise class today but I ran a chainsaw and cut up a tree, move the pieces and the branches. Check my fit bit and I had a hundred... Read more

  • Week 3 and Going Strong

    3/1/2017 12:26:22 PM, by JSIM92480

    To be honest, this has been easier than I thought it would be. Yes, the cravings were hard, but it was easier to fight my instincts to eat what I... Read more

  • Fantastic Progress

    2/27/2017 9:24:29 AM, by JSIM92480

    I need to admit, I was ready to buy an orange soda today. But first I went down to the basement of my work and did my weekly weighing in. La... Read more

  • Oh so hungry

    2/22/2017 3:27:09 PM, by JSIM92480

    After over a week, I don't think it's hunger really, but cravings. Ironically, they were worse last week than this week. Not quite sure why the c... Read more

  • And... I'm Back.

    2/13/2017 1:33:49 PM, by JSIM92480

    It has been quite a while, but I am ready and wanting to lose weight again. As usual, I'm still at 190 and have done very little to lose that wei... Read more

  • 100 pound countdown

    1/12/2017 1:42:36 PM, by MICHIGAN4MOM

    I have ballooned to 240 pounds. This is the heaviest ... Read more

  • DC here we come!

    10/20/2016 9:28:44 AM, by DGROELER

    Going with my dad on an Honor Flight this Saturday! He is a Korean era vet and I am excited to be going with him this week.... Read more

  • 40 pounds less!!!

    9/19/2016 8:16:39 PM, by DGROELER

    When I weighed in this weekend, I'm down 40 pounds since April. Still have a ways to go but I'm so happy to reach this milestone!!! Exercise and ... Read more

  • 3 mile run walk yesterday

    7/31/2016 10:23:50 AM, by DGROELER

    I cut 10 minutes off my time from last year!... Read more

  • Positive reinforcement

    7/29/2016 8:01:43 PM, by DGROELER

    Been working on diet and exercise, am about halfway to the goal of 65# loss. Yesterday after exercise class one of the students came up and said ... Read more

  • Work conference

    7/20/2016 11:10:43 AM, by DGROELER

    How do you manage an event that is all restaurant dining? Supplier relations people host at wonderful places. I don't expect to lose, but only ma... Read more

  • How I feel... In 5 words

    6/24/2016 7:45:26 AM, by LDFRANCO

    I feel like I'm 80... lol And here is the photo to prove it. This is what I do for fun! I throw yarn :D Read more

  • Goals

    6/23/2016 9:04:20 AM, by LDFRANCO

    When was the last time I challenged myself to a new goal? What were my emotions while I worked towards it? I seem to make goals all the time... Read more

  • 3 good things that happened to me this week!

    6/16/2016 6:07:46 PM, by LDFRANCO

    1. I have dropped one inch around my waist and hips and .5 inch around my chest within 2 weeks of starting my program (drop 2 sizes by Rachel Cro... Read more

  • Thyroid Cancer

    4/24/2016 10:05:44 AM, by LDFRANCO

    In 2007, I first began my battle with thyroid cancer. It took about 3 years to finally be able to say I am cancer free only because of complicat... Read more

  • Help...I have hit a bump in the road and I need help!

    4/14/2016 9:09:00 PM, by SALTEDSISTA

    I have mobility issues. I was in a car accident (hip problems) and I have developed tendinitis over the past 2 weeks of working out. But I am d... Read more

  • Alcohol

    11/24/2015 12:07:49 PM, by LDFRANCO

    Today is the first day of no more alcohol. We have been drinking wine with every dinner most days and we just dumped the last 2 bottles down the ... Read more

  • Rescuing a Horse; Rescuing Me

    11/17/2015 4:28:11 PM, by MADHILDE

    I recently rescued a horse. She's a pretty mare, fourteen years old. She was in a kill buyer's lot headed for Mexico to be turned into somebody's... Read more

  • Day 1 - and the holidays are a-coming!

    11/17/2015 11:54:30 AM, by MADHILDE

    Today is my first day back after a long absence. I decided I have to get rid of the rest of this weight. I was actually able to 'mostly' keep off... Read more

  • After a long absence

    11/17/2015 12:29:36 AM, by MADHILDE

    How do you start again after a long absence? That's what I am about to do. Any hints? ... Read more

  • Benefits of healthy lifestyles

    10/7/2015 7:18:47 PM, by LDFRANCO

    My healthy lifestyle benefits my whole family. When I choose healthy choices, my family notices and tries to do the same.... Read more

  • Checking in

    10/6/2015 5:03:09 PM, by LDFRANCO

    I am not feeling good about past choices but I am feeling motivated to learn how to gain the willpower to resist junk food that is given to me.... Read more

  • Health

    10/5/2015 8:49:45 PM, by LDFRANCO

    To me, health means being able to run and play with my kids. It means fitting into my skinny jeans again. It means having normal blood pressure a... Read more

  • Away for so long, Reboot

    10/5/2015 7:01:39 PM, by CBARZEE

    It is time for a reboot.. I started the journey and I did very well for 6 months then hit a plateau got frustrated and gave up.. So 3 years... Read more

  • Stress and Anxiety

    9/24/2015 11:46:45 PM, by LDFRANCO

    Have you struggled with stress or anxiety related to your weight-loss program or weigh-ins? Blog about your experience. Sometimes, just getting t... Read more

  • the struggle is real

    9/13/2015 3:24:47 PM, by LDFRANCO

    I struggle with weight loss. There I said it, it's out in the open. I struggle with being a positive person. Now that is out in the open as well... Read more

  • Improvements

    9/1/2015 4:11:46 PM, by LDFRANCO

    Improvements in my life since I've started leading a healthier one: 1. Confidence 2. Direction 3. Organization 4. Mindful eating 5. ... Read more

  • Goals

    8/30/2015 10:55:01 AM, by LDFRANCO

    Spend a few minutes writing about the reasons behind your fitness and weight-loss goals. What is your true motivation? What do you hope to achiev... Read more

  • Feelings

    8/29/2015 1:23:11 PM, by LDFRANCO

    Today I am feeling motivated! Yesterday I had a full blown migraine with a bad aura that blinded me for 2 hours, and I'm feeling after effects of... Read more

  • Thoughts from spark coach

    8/28/2015 9:07:41 PM, by LDFRANCO

    What's one thing you are really good at? I am really good at dental hygiene which is fortunate since that is my profession lol. I made the t... Read more

  • Thoughts from spark coach

    8/28/2015 9:07:41 PM, by LDFRANCO

    What's one thing you are really good at? I am really good at dental hygiene which is fortunate since that is my profession lol. I made the t... Read more

  • Room for improvement

    8/11/2015 10:38:21 AM, by LDFRANCO

    When it comes to exercise, I'm really good at lifting weights, but I could use improvement with cardio. I'm strong but I get out of breath pretty... Read more

  • One extra hour

    8/8/2015 8:49:55 PM, by LDFRANCO

    What would I do if I had one extra hour in the day to do something healthy for myself? That is a tough question because I never feel like I ... Read more

  • Biggest Supporter

    8/7/2015 9:49:46 AM, by LDFRANCO

    Who has been my biggest supporter thru all of this? Well, here I go blogging about my husband again! He has forever been my cheerleader and... Read more

  • Gratitude

    8/5/2015 8:44:50 PM, by LDFRANCO

    I am grateful for my husband for sticking with me thru thick and thin. He took care of me thru cancer treatment and he took care of me thru 2 pre... Read more

  • Feeling hopeful!

    8/5/2015 5:46:25 PM, by AHHHME

    Spark Coach said blog how you feel in 5 words or less: I am feeling hopeful!... Read more

  • 3 things I've been doing right

    8/4/2015 10:10:05 PM, by AHHHME

    Hello :) spark coach wants me to name three things I've been doing right: At least 8 glasses of water. Taking my medication. Logging my ... Read more

  • Healthy habits

    7/30/2015 12:11:56 PM, by LDFRANCO

    Which healthy habits are the hardest for you to stick with? For myself, it's all hard. The hardest habit for me to stick to is moderation. ... Read more

  • Exercise

    7/29/2015 3:30:30 PM, by AHHHME

    When it comes to exercise I am really good at swimming once I get to the pool. The problem is I have a hard time motivating myself to actually go... Read more

  • Health problems

    7/28/2015 1:38:00 PM, by AHHHME

    I'm trying to get my diabetes and high blood pressure and arthritis, etc under control. I'm also completing my 3rd fight with cancer. I'm also lo... Read more

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