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  • I'm Fed Up

    5/2/2017 5:44:11 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I've had this stupid limitation I've placed on myself to "be reasonable." Why should I be reasonable? Why can't I push my limits? From now unt... Read more

  • Scratchpad

    5/1/2017 1:16:42 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    (Note: This is a self-analysis post. Kind of a scratch pad for my thoughts. It might not make 100% sense.) So, why do I feel that I should keep... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/1/2017 12:54:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has begun. i am ready to see what changes it will bring. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,e... Read more

  • Day 15 "since it is after midnight"

    5/1/2017 12:42:31 AM, by LUCKY1964

    TWO weeks into my 180 challenge and all is going well. I HURT some but not as BAD as in the start. It feels like a good pain where you know you a... Read more

  • Lost Goal

    4/30/2017 11:42:01 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I've lost my goal, objective and purpose. It's both a good and a bad thing. My drive before was coming from a place of disgust, anger and disappo... Read more

  • Having a bad day

    4/30/2017 8:16:41 PM, by BERGEN127

    😧I'm finding it difficult to be motivated today ... Read more

  • a lovely day

    4/29/2017 3:24:59 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter went rollerblading for two hours with her friends the other day. today, she is heading to a birthday party, then to a dance with her ... Read more

  • Next goal.

    4/28/2017 3:02:00 PM, by BERGEN127

    Today is the last day of my first week back at spark people I'm happy with my progress towards this weeks goal. I've logged food and exercise all... Read more

  • a sunny and warm day

    4/27/2017 2:38:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is very warm,sunny here today! woo hoo! today i am getting some housework and errands done, so i can be relaxed for tomorrow, when i start my ... Read more

  • Begin again

    4/26/2017 10:15:32 PM, by BERGEN127

    Ok here I go again. I've started this journey so many times I can't even count them all! I start out all gung-ho, things go great for a week th... Read more

  • Looking Forward To Exercising

    4/26/2017 10:15:04 PM, by SEXYONE4

    Exercising is now becoming something I am working back into my routine. I look to make room for exercising in my everyday life at least 90 minute... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    4/26/2017 3:57:10 PM, by MOMMY445

    the new job starts this friday! i am so ready to work again. even my daughter is getting in on the excitement. she has another dance to go to thi... Read more

  • High tea

    4/25/2017 5:48:49 PM, by XIMENIA

    I've no idea how to enter the calories from our high ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    4/25/2017 10:54:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    it looks like i will have a different job starting later this week. i am finalizing details today and i will more than likely start this thursday... Read more

  • it's monday

    4/24/2017 1:45:51 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful.sunny day here today. getting a few errands done. then i will enjoy the rest of the day. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say ch... Read more

  • Day 8 of 180

    4/24/2017 11:46:34 AM, by LUCKY1964

    Hey everyone, today makes the first day of week #2 on the 180 challenge that I started 8 days ago. I have made it to the gym for the past 7 now 8... Read more

  • Long week...

    4/24/2017 11:32:08 AM, by ALLEYCATTUS

    about sums up how I have been feeling these last weeks... Read more

  • Monday start of a new week A good thing:)

    4/24/2017 9:48:27 AM, by KATIEWILL5

    So I got up I got dressed made my bed and then I came here to blog . I am going to find an activity I love and stick with it something that keep... Read more

  • Marking time or Writing lines--

    4/24/2017 8:24:50 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    I need to mentally separate myself from my first draft of my novella (James Patterson calls the form Bookshot?). I'll get started on editing for ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    4/22/2017 2:56:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    a nice and sunny day here today. woo hoo! my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i do not have too much planned for today. i will... Read more

  • Well, ahh, umm?

    4/21/2017 10:46:10 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    Phlebotomy's are over (for now). I have my visit with the hematologist first week in May. I should know my prognosis then. Finished my first... Read more

  • I had first bone infusion today

    4/21/2017 8:05:17 PM, by JUDYAMK

    Did you ever need to have a procedure done for the first time,and your imagination ran wild. I must admit I did not want this infusion, it is the... Read more

  • Not just physically tired

    4/21/2017 2:07:04 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    This week hasn't been great. My downward spiral continues. My energy level is really dropping, making eating right and working out even harder th... Read more

  • a nice day

    4/21/2017 1:18:41 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy. i am finding reasons every day to get outdoors and have fun and so is my daughter. the weekend is here! hurray! ... Read more

  • Day 4 of the 180 challenge

    4/21/2017 12:25:59 PM, by LUCKY1964

    I am so tired. I have been working both jobs and still making myself make it into the gym. Even when that means 2:30 a.m. workouts! When you real... Read more

  • Meadowlark morning

    4/21/2017 10:32:38 AM, by XIMENIA

    A meadowlark was singing high up in our trees while w... Read more

  • consistancy

    4/20/2017 2:30:25 PM, by KATIEWILL5

    it is a word we do not like to hear If you want any thing to be a habit you have to be consistent I do not like this I have lived my whole li... Read more

  • it's thursday

    4/20/2017 11:19:28 AM, by MOMMY445

    i did not hear back from the company who was willing to reschedule the interview i was not able to go to last week. that is alright with me. i di... Read more

  • Breaking bread

    4/20/2017 8:18:37 AM, by XIMENIA

    Well, I know I went over my calories yesterday, but I ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/19/2017 10:50:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter got a few more presents from one of my uncles and aunts the other day. she is over the moon! it will be a birthday she will soon not ... Read more

  • Getting the hang of tracking

    4/18/2017 8:43:59 PM, by XIMENIA

    At first, it seemed onerous to weigh & measure everything. Sometimes, when rushed or busy, it still is! But I've learned to fit it into my routin... Read more

  • A 180 gym challenge!!!

    4/18/2017 2:58:25 PM, by LUCKY1964

    I am challenging myself to do a 180 days in the gym with no excuses!!! Today was day 1 it was awesome and I had the support of a good friend that... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    4/18/2017 10:29:17 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mostly sunny and cool day here today. that job is now finished. i am already actively looking for another one. the company that has a full time... Read more

  • Bone infusion on Friday scared

    4/18/2017 1:11:59 AM, by JUDYAMK

    Good evening everyone, I am apprehensive for Friday. I have a bone infusion to be done and leery of the side effects down the road. I was diagnos... Read more

  • Hard day!

    4/17/2017 7:57:49 PM, by XIMENIA

    I just don't feel satisfied with what I've eaten today. I'm in my calorie zone so I'm determined to quit here. But it is hard today!... Read more

  • Chaotic Food

    4/17/2017 12:07:16 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Well, this past week's food has been chaotic. Some days have been REALLY low and some days have been high. Yesterday was considerably high, but i... Read more

  • Good weekend

    4/16/2017 10:14:03 PM, by XIMENIA

    I was able to track all weekend & while still going over my goal calories slightly, I'm finding it easier to say no to mindless eating. I feel th... Read more

  • Forcing Myself

    4/16/2017 6:09:55 PM, by HALFTWO

    Things have gotten out of hand, to say the least. Winter depression, job stress, my mother having knee surgery...all of it added up to me never ... Read more

  • Once More With Ouch!

    4/15/2017 8:12:06 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    I have one more phlebotomy session, then I wait until I hear from the Hematologist for the next step. It can be from a strict less red meat and l... Read more

  • No over stuffed Turkey day feeling for Easter dinner

    4/15/2017 5:13:40 AM, by JUDYAMK

    I am setting my goals a day ahead of time regarding eating and walking. I will be measuring and weighing my food out for the big dinner. Will it ... Read more

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