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Weight Watchers
4/4/2014 11:37:15 AM,  3 COMMENTS

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 could...  Read more

LOVEMYLAPTOP

1st eight days progress
3/30/2014 2:19:21 AM,  2 COMMENTS

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 this spa...  Read more

LOVEMYLAPTOP

blog link
2/19/2014 1:07:34 AM,  1 COMMENTS

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

AZCARDSGAL

5 easy ways
1/2/2014 9:37:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

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

KTLASERS

I underestimated...
1/2/2014 2:09:07 AM,  2 COMMENTS

...how much impact seeing my activity makes on my motivation! I 26 my 544 ! In other news, where I long ago stopped being able to do even...  Read more

KTLASERS

My word is "service"
1/1/2014 3:14:32 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My word for 2014 is "service," service to my husband, service to my children, service to my community, and service to myself. What do I mean by...  Read more

KTLASERS

This year
1/1/2014 1:32:44 AM,  3 COMMENTS

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 befor...  Read more

KTLASERS

Just missing the stickers
12/30/2013 4:34:26 PM,  1 COMMENTS

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 activ...  Read more

KTLASERS

The balance between passion and sanity
12/29/2013 4:23:42 PM,  4 COMMENTS

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 stressed if...  Read more

KTLASERS

Oxygen mask
12/29/2013 1:20:47 AM,  1 COMMENTS

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 ALIVE f...  Read more

KTLASERS

Merry Christmas! Here's a heart attack.
12/28/2013 10:28:30 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Why does the word "holiday" bring to mind rich foods? Worse, why does it mean the foods HAVE to be unhealthy. I mean--people get ANGRY when you...  Read more

KTLASERS

Who knew...
12/27/2013 6:30:45 PM,  4 COMMENTS

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

KTLASERS

I don't like exercise equipment
12/27/2013 3:23:45 PM,  4 COMMENTS

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 or si...  Read more

KTLASERS

I goofed on lunch
12/27/2013 3:13:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

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 calo...  Read more

KTLASERS

My new toy
12/26/2013 3:23:15 PM,  1 COMMENTS

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 priori...  Read more

KTLASERS

Scary goal
12/20/2013 1:09:03 AM,  2 COMMENTS

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 felt a...  Read more

KTLASERS

Why so many calories?
12/19/2013 7:42:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

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-third...  Read more

KTLASERS

Protein makes a difference
12/18/2013 2:03:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

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 done...  Read more

KTLASERS

Stress is stealthy
12/17/2013 2:09:13 AM,  5 COMMENTS

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. Then y...  Read more

KTLASERS

Stress is stealthy
12/17/2013 2:09:12 AM,  1 COMMENTS

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. Then y...  Read more

KTLASERS

Whoops
12/17/2013 1:56:34 AM,  2 COMMENTS

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

KTLASERS

Day 1 or day 2268?
12/15/2013 3:04:40 AM,  4 COMMENTS

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 final...  Read more

KTLASERS

The move is over
12/15/2013 1:54:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

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

KTLASERS

Today will be a good day
12/12/2013 12:44:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

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 my fa...  Read more

KTLASERS

Not my best, but I'm happy
12/11/2013 10:44:42 PM,  3 COMMENTS

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 pret...  Read more

KTLASERS

It's a new day
12/11/2013 3:08:46 AM,  4 COMMENTS

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 yoga...  Read more

KTLASERS

Ugh moving
12/11/2013 2:39:20 AM,  1 COMMENTS

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 the nex...  Read more

KTLASERS

Starting over
12/9/2013 4:30:42 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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 starti...  Read more

KTLASERS

This is home
12/9/2013 1:50:36 AM,  4 COMMENTS

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 My Fit...  Read more

KTLASERS

If At First You Don't Succeed....
5/2/2013 4:50:02 PM,  3 COMMENTS

...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 health....  Read more

MICMASH

No change with my tracker,
2/13/2013 9:29:35 PM,  1 COMMENTS

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 my goa...  Read more

J_FOLI

Old New Year
2/11/2013 11:22:38 AM,  2 COMMENTS

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 winter!...  Read more

MTBOMBER

My Commitment to my 4-week plataeu busting program and myself
2/8/2013 9:45:18 AM,  3 COMMENTS

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 my nu...  Read more

J_FOLI

New Years Resolution
1/5/2013 10:34:40 PM,  0 COMMENTS

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 minutes or...  Read more

MTBOMBER

Plan for the Holiday Break - Getting back on track
12/22/2012 12:39:18 AM,  1 COMMENTS

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. I lov...  Read more

DANSBREWER

Starting over ....yet again
12/13/2012 10:50:07 PM,  1 COMMENTS

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

DANSBREWER

Motorcycle endorsement
10/16/2012 1:30:49 AM,  6 COMMENTS

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, I p...  Read more

LOVEMYLAPTOP

Distracted
10/16/2012 1:26:41 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Boy, did I get distracted! Reuniting with classmates and neighbors from 50 years ago has taken its toll as I "chat" with them online and don't workout...  Read more

LOVEMYLAPTOP

Starting over
10/12/2012 12:43:50 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So I have been starting over and over. This is brutal. Plus I have an addiction to Soda. I have trouble sleeping and have a child on the Autism spectr...  Read more

DANSBREWER

Still Alive :)
10/5/2012 4:21:48 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Ok so I have yet again been VERY absent from this site. No excuses really. Time to refocus my priorities. I have decided to use the month of October w...  Read more

MICMASH

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