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  • Day 4

    7/24/2016 11:43:19 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Today I did a twenty-minute Jessica Smith walking video. Yesterday was an active rest day, because it was my daughter's birthday, so there was c... Read more

  • Going to...or Trying to?

    7/21/2016 2:33:40 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    Am I Going to lose weight or am I Trying to lose weight? This answer really does waver, which needs to change. BUT! For now... I am eating fair ... Read more

  • Whose numbers are right? Sparkpeople or Fitbit?

    7/14/2016 7:22:00 AM, by REBECCAMA

    Yesterday I went Kayaking. On the FitBit app it says that 90 minutes of kayaking is worth about 300 calories or so. On Sparkpeople it lists it at... Read more

  • Don't know what week this is. ...

    7/12/2016 7:04:35 PM, by EJGASTON

    Things are certainly breaking down with my personal trainer and I'm really hoping that we can get back on track. Last week he wanted me to do mo... Read more

  • Once again limited

    6/22/2016 1:15:11 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    The drs have put me back, almost in time, in my arm/h... Read more

  • Stopped by

    6/11/2016 10:44:40 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    Stopping in to log my food and am realizing that I haven't been active on the pages in what must be close to a couple of weeks if not more? Yike... Read more

  • Going to try a week of workouts on my own.....

    6/8/2016 5:36:15 PM, by EJGASTON

    Today's Note: Don't Forget to warm-up before and cool-down after each workout. Warm-up: Aerobic Warm-up (Treadmill) Arm Circles Ar... Read more

  • Weekend Fun!

    6/6/2016 6:01:35 AM, by PATSYB7

    School isn't out for another 2+ weeks (June 21) but that hasn't stopped me from beginning my next adventure--historical reenacting! My DH and I j... Read more

  • Week 7 - Time Flies By

    5/31/2016 10:05:54 PM, by EJGASTON

    So...let's start with what I've noticed so far after strength training 3x/week with my trainer.... The scale is still my enemy....the number... Read more

  • Sunglasses Are Important!

    5/29/2016 7:22:11 AM, by PATSYB7

    As summer approaches we get daily reminders to apply sunscreen. While you may think about sunscreen for your skin, remember the sunscreen for you... Read more

  • Week 6 Underway

    5/24/2016 10:12:50 PM, by EJGASTON

    Negative self talk....cravings, its all coming through now that I am making some progress.... It sure is a challenge to quiet my mind.... ... Read more

  • Trip is coming fast!

    5/24/2016 8:26:39 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    On the 1st of June I head out to New Philadelphia, Ohio, with friends, to visit 14 other friends for a scrapbook weekend that has been thrown tog... Read more

  • Starting again - and - I didn't realize THAT much time had passed!

    5/19/2016 11:02:56 PM, by HELEN62626

    It's been awhile since I blogged. In fact while I thought I had blogged this past January (2016), it turns out that the last date on here was 20... Read more

  • Off the wagon

    5/17/2016 11:56:12 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    Yes, I fell off the fitness wagon..an the checking in on Spark wagon...and the....so all u can do is watch me climb on the wagon again and ride a... Read more

  • Bird Watching and Being Mindful

    5/16/2016 6:09:04 AM, by PATSYB7

    Being mindful is good for us on many levels. We are more relaxed and pay attention to the little things. Taking time to notice the smells, sounds... Read more

  • I am...

    5/15/2016 3:06:50 PM, by SUSANNA37

    ... proud that I chose to work out during DD's nap time, even though I really didn't want to. ... so tired of being an at-home parent. ... Read more

  • End of week 4

    5/14/2016 8:48:26 AM, by EJGASTON

    A bit discouraged this week...very sore after workouts, might be pushing too hard...not sure Mostly, I struggle with celebrating small goals....a... Read more

  • Friday the??

    5/13/2016 8:29:58 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    So it's Friday the 13th and it doesn't have to be a nightmare... so I've decided to shower, induldge in glass after glass of ice water and settle... Read more

  • Thinking of upgrading my FitBit- give me your advice!

    5/10/2016 11:45:53 AM, by REBECCAMA

    I have the Fitbit Zip. I'm thinking of upgrading the the Fitbit Alta or the Fitbit Charge HR. Keep in mind I don't have a Smartphone and I don't ... Read more

  • Last workout day of week 3

    5/4/2016 6:18:18 AM, by EJGASTON

    I am extra tired, weak and sore - but that's good because I am building muscle. But, I am very tired, sore...and this leads me to cravings..... Read more

  • Progress

    5/1/2016 9:39:05 PM, by EJGASTON

    Down 4 pounds since Day 1 and I can see changes in my posture and the way I am carrying my weight. :) Read more

  • Starting Week 3

    5/1/2016 7:32:10 AM, by EJGASTON

    End of Week 1 and 2 pics are up! Here is week 2: I... Read more

  • Day 7?

    4/29/2016 4:12:51 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I think today is day 7 of sticking with working out for at least 10 minutes. I've been doing it! Today I did a Jessica Smith twenty-minute ... Read more

  • Weigh in went

    4/28/2016 11:30:01 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    Last week I weighed in with a loss of 5.8lbs and the feeling of "who does that? " this week up 2.2lbs and not really surprised. My Tops chapter ... Read more

  • Overwhelming but still going

    4/27/2016 10:37:35 PM, by EJGASTON

    Today, everything that could go wrong did. ..crazy traffic, first responder & witness to a man nearly dying, by tractor trailer truck pushing ... Read more

  • Week 2

    4/26/2016 10:37:01 PM, by EJGASTON

    Weight is down to 196.2, doing ok with cravings...namely, nothing has really vexed me. Working on strength training with the personal trainer, 3... Read more

  • Day 3

    4/25/2016 10:49:52 AM, by SUSANNA37

    I've worked out for at least ten minutes a day, for three days now. Yesterday was around 30, today was 20+. Yay! I want to do weight train... Read more

  • Struggling

    4/24/2016 8:54:14 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Clothes are getting tighter. It's time for action. But I'm having trouble. I sprained my wrist about two weeks ago and it's not back to no... Read more

  • The verdict

    4/22/2016 9:46:03 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    So the past week was spent drinking lots of water and being really careful of what went in my mouth. Result? Loss of 5.8lbs! Could have knocked ... Read more

  • Day 2

    4/20/2016 5:59:16 PM, by EJGASTON

    I received the "trainer approved" food list...and Sample Meal Timeline today. Basically - drink water when I first wake up, then water with ... Read more

  • Finally here

    4/20/2016 10:22:23 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    It took a Google notification last night, saying that my team has a new member, to get me to sit at my computer today....And I'm here with you al... Read more

  • Day 1

    4/19/2016 10:05:21 PM, by EJGASTON

    Day 1, before my first workout.... Read more

  • Been here since 2008 - about time to rev up this sparkpage!

    4/19/2016 5:30:28 PM, by EJGASTON

    I Will be posting current photos...as a reminder of where I am now...and where I am going... I've been here since 2008, making lifestyle cha... Read more

  • Finding success during trying times

    4/18/2016 10:15:32 AM, by JIACOLO

    Lately I have been going through a difficult time personally. It did not help that I felt horrible about my weight. Just 4 weeks ago I was the ... Read more

  • Saturday

    4/16/2016 7:41:33 AM, by BOJO1517

    I have been out of the loop for a little while now but come Monday I am gets back to it! I need to be the best I can be and get back the me I onc... Read more

  • Not a title worth

    4/9/2016 8:35:20 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    A morning breakfast with the church ladies was enjoyable yet uncomfortable at the same time, knowing that my eating plan didn't fit with their p... Read more

  • April 7

    4/7/2016 6:55:31 AM, by BOJO1517

    Feeling awful! Had a huge piece of cake last night. Even though I got a walk in I still feel like I am failing. Everyday it's something. I c... Read more

  • Tuesday

    4/5/2016 6:06:35 AM, by BOJO1517

    Another day of no success. I did okay over the weekend considering I had a family reunion. Awful day yesterday. Didn't know what to do with my... Read more

  • New motivation, new inspiration

    4/4/2016 6:40:16 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    Eating smarter over the past several years has, indeed, brought many losses. It has also seen many gains. I made it my newest and foremost purpos... Read more

  • Hump day

    3/30/2016 6:04:32 AM, by BOJO1517

    Another Wednesday and another day feeling fat! I know, whoa is me, blah blah. Feeling so down. Just getting my eating back under control but h... Read more

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