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  • Day 2172

    5/27/2015 1:49:20 PM, by FANCYSIMAGES

    Today marks the end of Week 1/beginning of Week 2 of BLC28. It was not my best first week by far... This week coming up, I need to focus on ... Read more

  • Day 90

    5/27/2015 8:02:44 AM, by SUSANNA37

    9/10 of the way there! Wherever "there" is! It feels SO good to be back to doing harder exercise. It's absolutely what I've needed. Tryin... Read more

  • Long-term vs short?

    5/27/2015 7:22:31 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    Looking at those goals: I have had those long-term goals that are now achieved like: Losing enough drop at least a pants size..well I b... Read more

  • Day 89

    5/26/2015 8:07:22 AM, by SUSANNA37

    I'm back--WOOHOO! Today I woke up feeling sore from yesterday's workout, a feeling I have missed. This morning I got in a 25-minute cardio vide... Read more

  • A reason to do it..

    5/25/2015 7:14:05 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    A reason? A good reason to plan it is that if I don't plan my food for the day I flounder and end up eating whatever I find! Today is the perfect... Read more

  • Day 86-88

    5/25/2015 7:24:46 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Things have not been great. Everyone's still been sick and out of sorts. It seems like we're all on the mend, but today was my first workout ge... Read more

  • Memorial Day

    5/24/2015 11:38:03 PM, by JIACOLO

    As Memorial Day comes upon us, I am reminded that my cousin, Jeremy, gave his life in Iraq so that we could continue to be free. He will forever... Read more

  • reflection. ...

    5/24/2015 12:38:48 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    In my calorie range? I would say that my consistency doesn't reign in this category. I eat in my range for say...a week..have a day that I mi... Read more

  • Jump down, touch the ground, turn around...

    5/23/2015 7:19:56 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    and Praise my Lord! I am praising Him today for the 7lbs that I am down after my 21 Day Fix that I have completed today!... Read more

  • Days 84 and 85

    5/22/2015 4:07:53 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Yesterday with everyone still recovering, I just walked in place. I did end up going to work and was somewhat active there, too. Today I ju... Read more

  • my relationship. ..

    5/21/2015 2:18:20 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    On a scale of 1 to 10 how healthy do I think my relationship with food is? To be quite honest with you: I am going to give myself an 8. I think m... Read more

  • Day 83 (yesterday)

    5/21/2015 7:07:24 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Yesterday my husband was sick with the bug. I was doing better but had to shuttle Jane to daycare, go to work, pick her up, and get us dinner, c... Read more

  • Days 81 and 82

    5/19/2015 8:01:36 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Yesterday I did a kickboxing video and did some walking in place at home. Today unfortunately I am sick and have done nothing. Which is wha... Read more

  • Gratitude

    5/19/2015 12:18:46 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    Today I am most grateful for the breaths that I take, my freedom, my physical and mental abilities and my life that God has given me.... Read more

  • Sparking in the sunshine?

    5/18/2015 4:50:59 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    Absolutely!! Woke a bit late this morning and thought that I had missed my chance for a great workout! Grumble...grumble...humph! Raced around, a... Read more

  • Day 80

    5/17/2015 9:43:14 PM, by SUSANNA37

    8/10 of the way there! Or 4/5 for those who like things simplified. Did an upper body video today. I am SORE from yesterday's l... Read more

  • Personal Fitness Training with Dad

    5/17/2015 8:54:27 PM, by PATSYB7

    Yesterday I went to the gym with Dad to observe/take notes while the trainer put Dad through an hour's worth of exercise and stretching. At 80, ... Read more

  • Shameless plug!

    5/16/2015 1:33:37 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Not for me, haha. Jessica Smith and Sparkpeople are teaming up! There's a 5-mile walking challenge starting June 1st. You can break it up ... Read more

  • Days 78 and 79

    5/16/2015 9:56:29 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Last blog I complained about being behind and then I did it again! I really should use my cool-down time to blog. I know I did two videos y... Read more

  • Day 2160.

    5/15/2015 11:42:21 AM, by FANCYSIMAGES

    Our department is hosting a picnic for us today, and I had every intention of baking a sweet bread for it. Well, last night, by the time we got b... Read more

  • Day is done and so isn't my Sparkin'

    5/14/2015 9:49:15 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    A long day is over and my spark is fizzling out. Don't will fizzle till dawn and burn bright again! I have sparked 50 minutes of exerci... Read more

  • Day 2159.

    5/14/2015 10:52:30 AM, by FANCYSIMAGES

    Walked in to work this morning. It was a little chilly, but we had a great time, chatting along the way. It's 2.2 miles, mostly uphill and takes ... Read more

  • Days 75-77

    5/14/2015 10:19:22 AM, by SUSANNA37

    I hate it when I get behind on days, then I get all confused. Let me try and backtrack. Day 75, 5/12: It was a busy day with picking up th... Read more

  • Day 2158.

    5/13/2015 1:41:28 PM, by FANCYSIMAGES

    Every time I've started blogging again, I start my blogs over again at Day 1. And I was going to do the same today, but that's not really the tru... Read more

  • And they said "Never"

    5/13/2015 1:38:38 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    A year ago I began working with a new Physical Therapist, Gabe, who has saved my life. After 21yrs of dealing with left side mobility issues, pos... Read more

  • Day 74 - pictures I hope? :)

    5/11/2015 7:52:06 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I did another #Fitin15 video this morning. I've already forgotten exactly what kind of video it was, but I'm glad it's already done! It's defin... Read more

  • Blow now...not later

    5/11/2015 4:49:05 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    Yes..I said it: "Blow now". Blow the garbage talk out of my mouth now..not later. So when I decide that "I can't loose weight..I'm not losing...I... Read more

  • Day 73

    5/10/2015 1:24:27 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I just finished two more Jessica Smith videos. If you're interested in quick workouts, I'm liking her #Fitin15 challenge. I usually work out mo... Read more

  • Cut that time in half!!

    5/10/2015 8:45:36 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    Yesterday's highlight..and I do mean Highlight: I walked a half mile, to a choir rehearsal up the road, at one of the church's on our Main St. Th... Read more

  • Day 72

    5/9/2015 2:09:36 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Today I did the first of a 15-minute workout series by--who else--Jessica Smith. I think I'll try these for a while, so I won't have to even thi... Read more

  • Days 69-71

    5/8/2015 8:27:40 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Hmm, I got behind. Today I did a Jessica Smith strength video, which felt great, as I had kind of slacked off the two days prior. I definitely ... Read more

  • Bright sunshine and a glorious sky

    5/8/2015 5:43:15 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    That is what today has brought! A beautiful day with amazing opportunities, plenty of chance for Sparkin' outside and moving my body in that glor... Read more

  • Did I Spark, burn out or combust?

    5/7/2015 9:23:36 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    This morning I woke...hopped up and skipped a workout: fizzled! Prepared a super healthy breakfast and hit all my nutrients: burst into fire... Read more

  • Sparkin' all the way

    5/6/2015 7:58:56 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    Deciding to just keep Sparkin' has been my best decision yet! By keeping up with my food trackers each day i am keeping accountable to what is go... Read more

  • Cinco de Mayo

    5/5/2015 4:11:08 PM, by JIACOLO

    Today is May 5th and for the last two days I have been binge eating like crazy. I am sure it is because I am tired. I really should just go to ... Read more

  • til 4??

    5/5/2015 11:37:36 AM, by BACCAGIRL

    Yes! I was awake all night! To tired to be able to blog in any sort of sensible way...but to state that I was awake ALL NIGHT!... Read more

  • Day 68

    5/5/2015 8:11:24 AM, by SUSANNA37

    My motivation is waning. The good news is that I worked out this morning, which I always find to be the best way for me to just get it done. I ... Read more

  • Days 66 and 67

    5/4/2015 7:13:43 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Yesterday I did a strength workout but I felt like my heart wasn't really in it. I mentioned that to my husband and he said it's probably becaus... Read more

  • I did it again. ..I think

    5/4/2015 5:42:41 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    The sunshine has returned and you know my eager and happy motivation has come with it. So this morning I headed outside, extra early, to await ... Read more

  • Those now to big clothes

    5/3/2015 8:26:15 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    So what am I doing with all my clothes as I'm shrinking thru these sizes? Tossing them out the door! Yikes?! What do I do if I gain? Buy a n... Read more

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