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  • The Blessings of Making Yourself a Priority

    8/27/2016 7:25:11 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Hi all, I hope you are all doing great out in Sparkie-land. I have just returned from a fabulous week off in Alexandria, VA, where I felt re... Read more

  • Day 1

    8/27/2016 7:22:29 PM, by MARIARUNS

    Decided I needed to do something and this seems to have the most support! I run but don't look like the runners you saw during the Olympics. Thi... Read more

  • Very emotional

    8/27/2016 7:02:37 PM, by SNAPPYSHEARS

    I'm having such a bad emotional time these past two days, argued with my husband yesterday n he always has such mean hurtful things to say, when ... Read more

  • Weekends

    8/27/2016 5:18:09 PM, by L15773

    I love weekends!!! It is SOO much easier to eat healthy on work days though :) I'm loving the accountability this app gives me!!!... Read more

  • Motivation

    8/27/2016 7:14:55 AM, by GMBOMG

    Fitness is like marriage. You can't cheat on it and expect it to work!... Read more

  • Change takes time

    8/27/2016 12:15:40 AM, by GOMYMICHELLE

    We didn't gain weight overnight and we won't change our eating habits overnight either. It takes time, determination, hard work, motivation, comm... Read more

  • Amen

    8/26/2016 9:07:31 PM, by A68093

    End of a long and tiring week! Can't wait to spend some quality time with my family! Keep motivated and moving forward #Goals... Read more

  • FELL OFF MY CHAIR

    8/26/2016 7:50:09 PM, by CHERYLE51

    I have never considered myself graceful, but today I really embarrassed myself. I went to sit down at a chair and literally slid off it. It is o... Read more

  • Still Undertall (Missing but NOT Quitting! Hello 5% WL Fall Challenge!)

    8/26/2016 1:51:24 PM, by DEEA2Z

    Since my laptop "accident" (see previous blog) I have been somewhat challenged when it comes to posting on all my Spark Teams. I use our "old" l... Read more

  • Long term/ short term goals

    8/26/2016 1:32:25 PM, by GOMYMICHELLE

    I set both long term and short term goals. My long term goal is to get down to 135lbs. Right now, I weigh 180.4lbs. My short term goal is to weig... Read more

  • Ugh

    8/26/2016 1:29:02 PM, by SNAPPYSHEARS

    Exercise done for the day, fighting with my husband, why do men feel the need to say such mean hurtful words!... Read more

  • Ugh

    8/26/2016 11:25:29 AM, by IXFALLX2XPIECES

    It's been an unpredictable week. Alot of things came up and I spent time away from home and got back late. I ate out 5 times this week! That is a... Read more

  • August 26, 2016

    8/26/2016 9:51:18 AM, by GOMYMICHELLE

    Day 6: Down 5.6lbs. Watching my calories and carbs. Since I can't exercise too much with my copd, having a fairly low calorie/ carb intake has he... Read more

  • A little giggle

    8/26/2016 8:58:40 AM, by LJBOWSER1

    This made me smile today... Read more

  • Resolutions

    8/26/2016 7:47:25 AM, by GMBOMG

    1) eat completely clean in the next week 2) make sure I drink lots of water 3) no bad snacking 4) cook healthy meals 5) work out 1 hr a day 6) be... Read more

  • Go Granny Go Granny Go Granny Go! Dancing with the canes!

    8/26/2016 7:45:02 AM, by CERIUSLY

    I'm not sure if you have to be a FB user to see this but watch if you can. I think she's dressed in her favorite outfit, complete with the s... Read more

  • CRAZY FIRST DAY

    8/25/2016 7:05:48 PM, by CHERYLE51

    Today being the first day of school was a crazy day. There wasn't too much of a schedule. I was told to be in the cafeteria for the first two per... Read more

  • August 25, 2016

    8/25/2016 5:22:45 PM, by GOMYMICHELLE

    I kept my calories very low today due to the fact that I wasn't active. I only left my apartment to check the mail. Don't know why I even did tha... Read more

  • You asked - with pics

    8/25/2016 4:24:52 PM, by ONEGREATCAT

    Hello Sparkers, Some have asked for an update on Dickens (the cat with an attitude). So below are just a few pics of his escapades that... Read more

  • Need new hobbies

    8/25/2016 1:35:54 PM, by SNAPPYSHEARS

    For anyone who may be reading my blog...I am in a serious rut! I feel stuck and bored to death! My husband and I have the same exact routine ever... Read more

  • Have faith

    8/25/2016 12:36:55 PM, by GOMYMICHELLE

    You can do this! We all can. Believe in yourself and you will accomplish great things.... Read more

  • SparkPeople are SmartPeople

    8/25/2016 9:54:27 AM, by YELLOW4MEE

    This app is awesome! It is easy, convenient, and educational. This upcoming week, I will follow the foods on my food plan by Spark. I even printe... Read more

  • LIghtbulb just went off in my head

    8/25/2016 9:36:13 AM, by SUZYB53

    When I started this round with Sparkpeople, I was lucky enough to come upon on a 30 day challenge that began with an article about non-scale suc... Read more

  • Not letting a number get me down

    8/25/2016 7:17:26 AM, by GMBOMG

    I was 1 pound from my ultimate goal. Today I was up 2 pounds. I'm hoping to reach that goal in the next week or so! I know progress can be up &... Read more

  • Health good news and bad news

    8/24/2016 8:59:55 PM, by 40NOW2007

    Good news: good dental checkup Bad news: chest pain, jaw pain worse at night. Two nights in a row. Started yesterday. Took a pain pill to treat t... Read more

  • TODAY IS MY LAST DAY OF FREEDOM

    8/24/2016 6:59:14 PM, by CHERYLE51

    No, I am not going to prison, just back to work/school. Tomorrow is the first day of school. I am nervous because I am no a teachers' aide and I... Read more

  • Too heavy for the scale...

    8/24/2016 6:00:42 PM, by YELLOW4MEE

    I have not been updating my weight weekly because I get an error message on my home scale! It really is my error that I put myself in the categor... Read more

  • Day 1

    8/24/2016 3:29:10 PM, by A68093

    Made a decision to take back control of my life. I'm sure there will be good days and bad, but I can't live like this anymore.... Read more

  • Slipping

    8/24/2016 2:24:10 PM, by SNAPPYSHEARS

    I've been slipping on my logging, I'm still doing well but I think I'm getting bored!... Read more

  • Exercise again!

    8/24/2016 12:03:26 PM, by T97114

    Well today I managed to get back on the treadmill and walk 1.5 miles. Also did some weights. Got in about 40 minutes of exercise which for me is... Read more

  • Work day struggles

    8/24/2016 11:46:19 AM, by A53226

    I work from 1130am to 12am 4 days a week. I do great eating all day while working... right around 1300 calories. When I get home I am so hungry a... Read more

  • A Busy Week so Far

    8/24/2016 11:36:09 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    it has been a busy week and challenging. on Monday i broke down the twin bed i grew up in and finally moved it to the house i'm living in now. ... Read more

  • August 24, 2016?

    8/24/2016 8:53:28 AM, by GOMYMICHELLE

    I weighed myself this morning and to my pleasant surprise, I'm 1.8lbs away from reaching my first goal of 180lbs. It's a long journey with having... Read more

  • Work time

    8/23/2016 5:55:29 PM, by A53226

    No excuses... long days, lots of walking... I can still eat healthy and do some exercise tonight. Work Hard Reach Goals... Read more

  • Still trying

    8/23/2016 5:45:09 PM, by T97114

    After being on vacation for a week, finally got back on track yesterday and started logging my food and doing some small exercises. Hoping to ge... Read more

  • Lessons in saying no

    8/23/2016 10:28:50 AM, by DOG_MOM

    Saying no. Saying NO. Saying noooooo. Saying Hell NO! Any way you say it, I suck at all of them. It's like it doesn't matter what the rest ... Read more

  • the struggle is real

    8/23/2016 8:48:29 AM, by COACHSANDRALEE

    The struggle is real y’all. Losing those stubborn 5–10 extra pounds, or pushing past a stagnant period to meet your long-term goal is hard work. ... Read more

  • Fall Challenge

    8/23/2016 7:12:05 AM, by DEEKELLYE

    I got at least 1 email this morning from the 5% ... Read more

  • August 23, 2016

    8/23/2016 7:06:58 AM, by GOMYMICHELLE

    Starting my day off right: by drinking water. It is one of my goals to drink more water. Later I will" be running some errands so since I have to... Read more

  • Carbs vs. Calories

    8/23/2016 6:02:48 AM, by GOMYMICHELLE

    I've noticed that with my own struggle with weight loss, calorie counting has helped me more than carb counting. I was staying under 20 net carbs... Read more

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