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  • Oh America

    12/18/2014 11:52:32 PM, by MNNSAIDE

    Oh America - from a Military Brat I try my best to teach my school kids about Patriotism / respect and honor for our Flag and Country. ... Read more

  • Emily and the Walker

    12/18/2014 10:41:33 PM, by MNNSAIDE

    I was standing in the rain for 3 hours this evening --- not a good idea for me as I get sick really easy. Today was the parade and all my mu... Read more

  • How often I give 100% effort during my workouts

    12/18/2014 9:27:17 PM, by GRATEFUL_DAWN

    Spark coach suggested that I blog about this today. I don't really know what it means to give 100% effort during my workout. I'm just happy if I ... Read more

  • Won 6mo. DietBet

    12/18/2014 9:21:09 PM, by MUTELORELEI

    Yesterday I completed my first sixth month DietBet (10% weight loss - which was 16.7 lbs for me). I won all six rounds, completing this final ro... Read more

  • 150 pounds by August 17, 2016

    12/18/2014 5:27:40 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I passed my first mini milestone on my weight loss journey. I weighed in at 209.6 pounds this morning--under 210! 7 pounds lost since joining Spa... Read more

  • Just hit level 19, with 80,000 points!

    12/17/2014 11:58:32 PM, by ELISELA2011

    Happy to make it to the next level in points here, trying to be more active in the interactive parts of the site again.... Read more

  • Toys for Puppies and Kitties

    12/17/2014 10:27:26 PM, by FANCYQTR

    Saturday I went to a class at the library where we made beds and toys for the cats at the Dumb Friends League shelter in Denver and Castle Rock. ... Read more

  • Excuses

    12/17/2014 6:34:09 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    Too tired is definitely my biggest excuse for not exercising. My energy level has really been low and I'm not waking up feeling rested after 8-11... Read more

  • Take a deep breath

    12/17/2014 6:03:15 AM, by PURPLE0906

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  • On the down... But on the up!

    12/17/2014 3:14:50 AM, by SVBJONES062010

    Well, it is after midnight so technically I should say "yesterday" was a long day for me (it is still my Tuesday, since I haven't gone to bed yet... Read more

  • *Just a final notice* very small

    12/16/2014 11:36:58 PM, by SARCASTICALLYME

    I said I wasn't gonna do this again but after debating for the past few days I have figured it might be easier to just get one last new account r... Read more

  • BOOM!

    12/16/2014 4:08:08 PM, by ALICIALYNNE

    First thing's first, my goal progress. We are now 51.6% through the month. Pushups: 111/200 55.5% Planks: 201/500 seconds 40.2% Squats... Read more

  • What Does GOD Have To Do With My FitBit?

    12/16/2014 5:56:50 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Singing "All I want for Christmas is a Fitbit Charge" They have a new one coming out! It has a heart rate monitor! I need to save up! I have hope... Read more

  • Love my choices

    12/15/2014 7:41:20 PM, by SVBJONES062010

    I woke up this morning and got on my scale, I am down to a weight I haven't been at in (literally) ten years. I am officially 19 pounds away fro... Read more

  • Update!

    12/15/2014 7:02:02 PM, by ALICIALYNNE

    I am loving this challenge! I swear I am already feeling improvements in my upper-body strength thanks to those killer planks. Unlike my pre-preg... Read more

  • Happy Holidays

    12/15/2014 5:47:21 PM, by POSEY440

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  • Ways I am healthier

    12/15/2014 3:23:42 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    So SparkGuy's challenge today was to post all the ways I can tell I'm moving towards becoming healthier, even if the scale doesn't budge. Dr... Read more

  • 2015....what shal you bring?

    12/15/2014 2:03:21 PM, by MYSTIQUE82

    Wow! My last entry was in 2010 Im so fearful to start this weight loss battle again, i dont think i want to face failure for the zillionth... Read more

  • Trying

    12/15/2014 1:32:38 PM, by SHALLAH

    Trying to get re-started. Worst time of year for it I know, but it must be done. I turn 39 this week...... by this time next year I want to be ... Read more

  • Ramblings of Sunday 12/14/2014

    12/14/2014 6:59:43 PM, by SARCASTICALLYME

    So today was/is a weigh in day and after a few good weeks it appears I have gone back up and am now at 264.6. Its not terrible but more like some... Read more

  • Little Ways of motivation

    12/14/2014 5:22:56 PM, by SVBJONES062010

    So decided this week I was going to stay off the scale, for a number of reasons. Most of those reasons coincide with a SparkPeople article about... Read more

  • What I love about my body

    12/14/2014 2:55:31 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I like my smile, my hair, and my complexion. My hips and breasts aren't too bad either. Tummy is another story entirely, but that will be changin... Read more

  • 30 Day Plank Challenge - JOIN ME!!

    12/14/2014 9:29:49 AM, by ODAT1117

    Doing a 30 day plank challenge that my sister-in-law shared on Facebook. The originator said it was okay to share so here goes: Here you go!... Read more

  • Proud of my eating

    12/13/2014 2:43:53 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I was really good when we went out to Chili's last night. I had looked up nutrition information ahead of time and knew several choices that would... Read more

  • Keeping it up

    12/13/2014 2:43:28 PM, by SVBJONES062010

    Well, a few days ago I was writing completely excited that I haven't been feeling the urge to emotionally eat. I was relaxed and I was happy. T... Read more

  • Sad, disappointed, mad

    12/13/2014 5:45:38 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Have not posted blogs these past couple of days, just was not in the mood. I found out my Aunt in Chicago passed away. She passed on Saturday, De... Read more

  • Progress Update

    12/12/2014 9:16:32 PM, by ALICIALYNNE

    Well, time for an update! We are now 38.7% o the way through the month. Pushups: 51/200 25.5% Planks: 81/500 seconds 16.2% Squats: 130/5... Read more


    12/12/2014 7:59:22 PM, by SHALLAH

    It is almost 2 years since I slipped on the ice and totally wrecked my back...... I landed on my neck. Now from the base of my skull to right ab... Read more

  • Who benefits from my healthy lifestyle change?

    12/12/2014 9:22:20 AM, by GRATEFUL_DAWN

    This was the subject that SparkCoach suggested that I blog about today. I have been off track for a while So I really don't feel like anyone's be... Read more

  • H2o

    12/12/2014 5:33:11 AM, by MOCKSPAR

    It's good to have a nice water bottle and fill it at noon.... Read more

  • Annual Physical

    12/11/2014 10:43:05 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I've got a great primary care PA. Wouldn't trade her for a "real" doctor as my primary. She is always running behind, but that's because she take... Read more

  • The Battle

    12/11/2014 8:53:34 AM, by JLMOTEN

    I'm a single parent of two and the struggle between being a great mom and doing all of their activities and finding time to workout was a huge pr... Read more

  • Another 2 pounds!

    12/10/2014 3:03:51 PM, by SVBJONES062010

    Still bringing it down - my weight that is. I weigh less today than I did at my lowest point on Weight Watchers last year. I feel ecstatic. I'... Read more

  • Time to make some goals!

    12/10/2014 8:59:49 AM, by ALICIALYNNE

    I have a dark, dirty confession to make... I bought a scale. Yes, I know. I have spent years ranting on why people shouldn't have them ... Read more

  • Wrestling

    12/10/2014 7:57:22 AM, by DWILLIAMSLIFE

    My son has wrestled since he was 5 years old. Now he is almost sixteen and is on the High School Varsity wrestling team. My son isn't big at al... Read more

  • Update 12/9/14

    12/9/2014 6:05:23 AM, by PURPLE0906

    As some of you know, I turned 58 this past September. I was given the opportunity to do something with my retirement fund. I had decided to take ... Read more

  • Baby steps

    12/8/2014 4:40:57 PM, by SVBJONES062010

    Well the things I have been fretting about for a couple of weeks have finally came to fruition. I have asked our roommate to move out of our hou... Read more

  • low blood pressure

    12/8/2014 4:25:19 PM, by SUSIESMITH4

    hi i have orthostatic hipotension. some days my blood pressure is to low to be in an upright position. is anyone out there dealing with that an... Read more

  • New Sneakers

    12/8/2014 12:04:40 PM, by MCVEEGIRL

    I forgot to add in my last entry I finally bit the bullet and bought new sneakers. I got a pair of New Balance during a Black Friday sale for ha... Read more

  • Still...Struggling?

    12/8/2014 12:00:29 PM, by MCVEEGIRL

    omg, I'm getting so tired of this. I noticed the start of my last blog was word for word what I was going to post! I am struggling, I am trying... Read more

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