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  • Back at it!

    3/9/2017 10:28:57 PM, by JIACOLO

    So I have made the gym 5 days this week, 4 of which were hour long bootcamp classes. I am pretty proud of that! My eating is still off, but tha... Read more

  • Fitbit Charge 2

    2/16/2017 8:24:27 AM, by LARRI2010

    I bought myself a Valentine’s/late birthday present: a Fitbit Charge 2. I had been thinking about upgrading my Fitbit Flex for a while. I h... Read more

  • Day 2761

    1/6/2017 10:23:59 AM, by FANCYSIMAGES

    Hello everyone! 3 days in a row, this is quite the accomplishment. We had a quiet night last night, just knit in front of the TV a little bit. ... Read more

  • Day 2760

    1/5/2017 2:04:49 PM, by FANCYSIMAGES

    Thanks everyone who checked in on yesterday's blog! I've looked at bullet journals before and they definitely seem like something I would enjoy, ... Read more

  • Day 2759

    1/4/2017 11:39:13 AM, by FANCYSIMAGES

    I think it's safe to say blogs haven't been my most consistent achievement over the past few years, but I'd really like to change that this year.... Read more

  • Welcome to 2017

    12/31/2016 5:49:37 PM, by JIACOLO

    As 2016 comes to a close, I can honestly say I am happy to see it go! It has been a year of change, positive and negative. I have learned some ... Read more

  • Day 60

    9/18/2016 6:55:43 PM, by SUSANNA37

    You guys, I'm sick. A cold's been going through our house, and while I think I had it before, I really have it now, if that makes any sense. ... Read more

  • Day 55

    9/13/2016 2:19:34 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I've got 45 days left of my exercise 10 minutes a day challenge. I doubled-up and joined a Jessica Smith challenge for the next 28 days. I'm ho... Read more

  • Day 43 - 48

    9/6/2016 12:36:58 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I'm almost at the half-way point of my plan: 10 minutes of exercise for 100 days straight. I have slacked somewhat. I've been more dependent on... Read more

  • Day 41 and 42

    8/31/2016 8:11:40 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Yesterday I took DD for a walk. Even though it's still hitting 90(!!!) most days, it does feel like it's breaking, like we're on the tail end of... Read more

  • Day 39 and 40

    8/29/2016 2:11:53 PM, by SUSANNA37

    On Saturday, I walked up to a playground with my daughter. Yesterday (my birthday!) we took a tour of Skyline Caverns, which involved probably ... Read more

  • Anyone out there who has lost more than 100 pounds, including the 'final 10'?

    8/28/2016 2:25:17 PM, by ABBY_G

    Hi. If you've lost more than 100 pounds and managed to get off the 'final 10' and maintain that for a while, I'd love to hear from you about how ... Read more

  • Day... uh-oh :P

    8/27/2016 2:50:54 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I lost track of days. I'm... plodding along. My dad and stepmom came in to town last Friday. I don't remember if I worked out that day (da... Read more

  • Day 29

    8/18/2016 9:38:03 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Today was the first time in a long time that I've used weights in a workout due to a wrist injury. It felt fine at the time (just cooling down n... Read more

  • Day 27 and 28

    8/17/2016 8:09:36 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Yesterday I didn't do a "real" workout, I just counted my being busy and running around with my daughter. We went to a splashpark in the morning... Read more

  • Day 25 and 26

    8/15/2016 2:06:46 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Yesterday we had to drop of DH's computer at the Apple store and the soonest appointment was in Georgretown. We'd never been before. The neighb... Read more

  • Not a thing

    8/15/2016 7:51:39 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    This morning brings a blog not about my breakfast, which was sparse, not about how much exercise I'm getting or how active I am on the pages; ... Read more

  • Today...

    8/14/2016 3:57:26 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    Today we celebrated the dedication of 4 babies in church.... and I am truly blessed, to now be healthy enough, strong enough and willing enough, ... Read more

  • Day 24

    8/13/2016 3:21:38 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I am making a case for simply being out in heat as exercise. I did "play" a game of softball today, very loosely defined, because I did not do mu... Read more

  • Over again

    8/12/2016 9:11:45 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    Found out today that my left calf muscles are pretty darned tight...so back to major stretching and walking is ramped up again! Is it obvious tha... Read more

  • Days 21-23

    8/12/2016 8:29:38 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Two days ago, I realized I hadn't worked out after having a glass of wine. I did 10 minutes of cardio kickboxing, a video I know wel... Read more

  • Inspirational Quotes

    8/12/2016 7:24:12 AM, by PATSYB7

    I love reading all of the quotes everyone shares on the Internet. Whether they're authentic or not, I find them inspiring. Here's a thought for t... Read more

  • Ugh!

    8/11/2016 8:41:26 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    An afternoon picnic brought difficulty with eating today; did enjoy an option to burger by way of veggie, and a fruit plate for dessert was most ... Read more

  • Never Quit Pledge!

    8/9/2016 8:42:12 PM, by PATSYB7

    This has been borrowed from other Sparkers. Never Quit Pledge Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how man... Read more

  • Days 19 and 20

    8/9/2016 4:05:49 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Yesterday I did a Jessica Smith barre video. Today they (finally) finished the repairs on our place from last week's burst pipe, so I wasn't fee... Read more

  • Day 18

    8/7/2016 8:26:40 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Today I did an actual workout! I did a fifteen minute Jessica Smith ab workout. I have a hard time with ab work sometimes. Thi... Read more

  • Here at the forefront

    8/6/2016 4:55:47 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    Sitting and realizing that I haven't sat and taken time for me...time for Sparking or just plain old Time for my journey is really humbling today... Read more

  • Days 15, 16, 17

    8/6/2016 10:20:07 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Phew. I'm off track. There's a reason, but it shouldn't be an excuse! The pipe that burst in our upstairs neighbor's apartment is still be... Read more

  • Days 13 and 14

    8/3/2016 1:54:41 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Yesterday we woke up to an unexpected surprise--puddles of water in the kitchen and bathroom, the water shut off, and we didn't notice until much... Read more

  • Day 12

    8/1/2016 8:52:26 AM, by SUSANNA37

    In case you didn't know already, I love Jessica Smith workouts. I have some of her DVDs but I'm usually more inclined to go with her YouTube vid... Read more

  • Days 9, 10, 11

    7/31/2016 6:22:51 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Today I did my first "real" workout in a few days, but no guilt. My only requirement for my 100 days of exercise is that I get *some* kind of ac... Read more

  • Day 7 and 8

    7/28/2016 10:50:16 AM, by SUSANNA37

    OK, the truth is, I haven't worked out yet today, day 8. But if I say I'm going to, I have to be accountable to that! Yesterday was my daug... Read more

  • Days 5 and 6

    7/26/2016 3:03:51 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I might as well make it official. I'm revisiting my 100-day challenge to myself, where I get ten minutes of exercise every day for 100 days. Mo... Read more

  • 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

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