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  • Challenging Week

    8/12/2014 8:10:00 PM, by OTTERMOM2

    This past week was a toughie for me. There wasn't really anything BIG going on, but I let my aim slip a bit. First of all, there was the ... Read more

  • Water, water...everywhere

    8/7/2014 12:12:09 AM, by OTTERMOM2

    I went back to my WW meeting yesterday and the scale wasn't as kind as I'd hoped. It wasn't a surprise as I'd weighed in at home beforehand (I a... Read more

  • Schedule changes

    8/3/2014 1:21:30 AM, by OTTERMOM2

    I got up bright and early to make it to my Aqua Zumba class this morning--I hadn't been in over a month and I was really looking forward to it. ... Read more

  • Weight Watchers

    4/4/2014 11:37:15 AM, by LOVEMYLAPTOP

    I went to join Weight Watchers, but when I asked about keeping track of carbs, proteins, and fats. They had no answer for me other than to say I ... Read more

  • 1st eight days progress

    3/30/2014 2:19:21 AM, by LOVEMYLAPTOP

    Eight days a week...eight days back on spark and already 3# down! I am excited and motivated since my body is readily cooperating with me and thi... Read more

  • blog link

    2/19/2014 1:07:34 AM, by AZCARDSGAL

    I blog over at www.joyfuldetermination.blogsp
    ot.com Hope you can join me!... Read more

  • 5 easy ways

    1/2/2014 9:37:58 PM, by KTLASERS

    Love how this is written. So positive! http://www.mindbodygreen.com
    /0-12142/5-easy-ways-to-ge
    t-and-stay-healthy.html... Read more

  • I underestimated...

    1/2/2014 2:09:07 AM, by KTLASERS

    ...how much impact seeing my activity makes on my motivation! I my ! In other news, where I long ago stopped be... Read more

  • My word is "service"

    1/1/2014 3:14:32 AM, by KTLASERS

    My word for 2014 is "service," service to my husband, service to my childre... Read more

  • This year

    1/1/2014 1:32:44 AM, by KTLASERS

    Every year I start my "resolutions" early so that I have momentum going into the new year. I always do a good job at first but then I piddle out ... Read more

  • Just missing the stickers

    12/30/2013 4:34:26 PM, by KTLASERS

    I've always been one to respond to reward charts. I don't even need the reward; I just like filling in the blanks. I'm like a little kid with my ... Read more

  • The balance between passion and sanity

    12/29/2013 4:23:42 PM, by KTLASERS

    I have issues about which I'm passionate. I can't sit quietly and pretend I'm not. But then out come the crazies. The stress kicks in. I'm stress... Read more

  • Oxygen mask

    12/29/2013 1:20:47 AM, by KTLASERS

    Love this! "It's not about being selfish: this need we have to heal ourselves... it's about putting the oxygen mask on first so we can be AL... Read more

  • Merry Christmas! Here's a heart attack.

    12/28/2013 10:28:30 PM, by KTLASERS

    Why does the word "holiday" bring to mind rich foods? Worse, why does it me... Read more

  • Who knew...

    12/27/2013 6:30:45 PM, by KTLASERS

    ...little lights could be so motivating? ... Read more

  • I don't like exercise equipment

    12/27/2013 3:23:45 PM, by KTLASERS

    I like to exercise using just my body. I like running and walking and hiking and dancing and yoga and even burpees. I don't like lifting weights ... Read more

  • I goofed on lunch

    12/27/2013 3:13:12 PM, by KTLASERS

    I wasn't thinking about calories, just taste, and ordered extra Alfredo. It didn't need it; I just thought I'd see how it was. I forgot about the... Read more

  • My new toy

    12/26/2013 3:23:15 PM, by KTLASERS

    I haven't been on SP much more than to log in the last few days. I've wanted to, but I've had big projects on my plate, and they've been higher p... Read more

  • Scary goal

    12/20/2013 1:09:03 AM, by KTLASERS

    I've hated running all my life. No--that's not right. I love running, but it feels like death after a few seconds. Over the last 15 years, I've f... Read more

  • Why so many calories?

    12/19/2013 7:42:28 PM, by KTLASERS

    Sometimes you have to eat out. So you choose a healthier option. Then you enter it into your food log and realize you could've eaten half to two-... Read more

  • Protein makes a difference

    12/18/2013 2:03:53 PM, by KTLASERS

    After much trial and error, I have determined that I do best eating more rote in than recommended, at least 80 grams. Yes, that's a lot, but I've... Read more

  • Stress is stealthy

    12/17/2013 2:09:13 AM, by KTLASERS

    You're sitting there relaxing when suddenly your brain is flooded with everything you have to do. Or everything you've done wrong. Or whatever. T... Read more

  • Stress is stealthy

    12/17/2013 2:09:12 AM, by KTLASERS

    You're sitting there relaxing when suddenly your brain is flooded with everything you have to do. Or everything you've done wrong. Or whatever. T... Read more

  • Whoops

    12/17/2013 1:56:34 AM, by KTLASERS

    I was doing pretty well. Then hubby say down with chips. I may have eaten almost two servings. Ah, well. Tomorrow.... Read more

  • Day 1 or day 2268?

    12/15/2013 3:04:40 AM, by KTLASERS

    Another member wrote about it being her day 1 again. She sounded disheartened by this. I felt I could relate. I have had a lot of day 1s. I ... Read more

  • The move is over

    12/15/2013 1:54:02 AM, by KTLASERS

    It was highly stressful thanks to procrastination, but I burned a lot of calories, ate fairly well, and decluttered a lot. Best part? I... Read more

  • Today will be a good day

    12/12/2013 12:44:51 PM, by KTLASERS

    After all, joy is a choice. I ate a healthy breakfast. I did some chores. I'm taking my kids to a play at noon. KLOVE's daily verse is ... Read more

  • Not my best, but I'm happy

    12/11/2013 10:44:42 PM, by KTLASERS

    I did drink a good amount of Dr. Pepper this afternoon, but I didn't until after lunch, which is a huge improvement for me. Also. I generally ate... Read more

  • It's a new day

    12/11/2013 3:08:46 AM, by KTLASERS

    I just grumbled through a blog about moving. That was not constructive. So now I'm going to visualize today. Im going to do a few minutes of... Read more

  • Ugh moving

    12/11/2013 2:39:20 AM, by KTLASERS

    I had a great timeline for moving. I would be happily asleep right now instead of up all night getting ready. One day rolled into the next and th... Read more

  • Starting over

    12/9/2013 4:30:42 PM, by KTLASERS

    I've been on SparkPeople for over 6 years. I can't remember how many times I've started over. Sure, I'm a little wiser each time, but it's s... Read more

  • This is home

    12/9/2013 1:50:36 AM, by KTLASERS

    I went over to BabyFit during my pregnancy, even though it drives me batty that the sites aren't linked. After my latest pregnancy, I tried out M... Read more

  • If At First You Don't Succeed....

    5/2/2013 4:50:02 PM, by MICMASH

    ...TRY TRY AGAIN! I have been absent from Spark People for quite sometime and even more absent from my journey to weight loss and better he... Read more

  • No change with my tracker,

    2/13/2013 9:29:35 PM, by J_FOLI

    With no changes within my tracker, i'm unsure if I should follow through with the suggestion to eat in different ranges. I feel i'm so close to m... Read more

  • Old New Year

    2/11/2013 11:22:38 AM, by MTBOMBER

    Well the new year is not so new anymore and my resolution is already history. Running everyday seemed like a good idea until I realized it's win... Read more

  • My Commitment to my 4-week plataeu busting program and myself

    2/8/2013 9:45:18 AM, by J_FOLI

    J_FO_LI I have been struggling with the last 10 lbs of a 30 lb weight-loss program. I took a break from my program over the holidays, keeping ... Read more

  • New Years Resolution

    1/5/2013 10:34:40 PM, by MTBOMBER

    Okay, I decided to give in and actually do a New Years resolution. I will run 1 mile every day (no excuses) and the mile has to be under 10 minut... Read more

  • Plan for the Holiday Break - Getting back on track

    12/22/2012 12:39:18 AM, by DANSBREWER

    Hello, The Holidays may be a tough time to get back on track, but my issues are on work-days. We have free food at my office and free soda. ... Read more

  • Starting over ....yet again

    12/13/2012 10:50:07 PM, by DANSBREWER

    Listening to the Spark Podcasts now and trying to gain some control over this. Brutal - simply brutal.... Read more

  • Motorcycle endorsement

    10/16/2012 1:30:49 AM, by LOVEMYLAPTOP

    Hey, during my leave of absence, I did take up motorcycle riding. Aug 20th, 2011, was the first time ever for me to get on a bike. July 3rd, 2012... Read more

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