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To Kill the Mocking Words
7/23/2014 9:46:32 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Today, I caught myself thinking something unconsciously as I walked down my hallway. I work at a university and the executive biggie-bigs are on the f...  Read more

XRSIZE16

Another learning curve.
7/21/2014 12:17:08 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I had to slow down the running, as my calves tightened up so bad. So according to the reading I was doing, it said to stretch them out several times...  Read more

SUSANSPAINTBOX

Of Meat and Mouths
7/15/2014 12:40:58 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Do you ever feel like your whole life is going to come to a careening halt and the sun will forever shelter itself behind the gray clouds of doom and...  Read more

XRSIZE16

Day 42
7/10/2014 8:34:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I completely missed my one month fitness anniversary. Oops. So this will have to make up for it. Warning, its kinda long. A lot has happened...  Read more

DA_REH

Day 3 of C25K
7/6/2014 10:26:16 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My legs are asking me what I am thinking!! My answer is making you strong and fit, the soreness will disappear. Feeling strong is a sensation that...  Read more

SUSANSPAINTBOX

Why Me?
6/30/2014 2:12:53 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I can't believe I am a complete failure. I pray for guidance and feel like nothing is happening. I started wanting to lose weight on 12/31/2013...  Read more

JBLEICK1977

Mind Over Body Challenge Recap
6/30/2014 10:01:53 AM,  3 COMMENTS

10 Steps to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle 1. Put the “I” in Your Weight Loss Plan. Learn how knowing the answer to one simple question can improve...  Read more

MOMOFBOYS

Finally Finished
6/29/2014 12:31:11 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I finally have gotten the apartment cleaned up and ready for guests to visit. I still have a few things left to do, like finish unpacking, but it does...  Read more

TEARDROPS2M

Let's Eat Clean
6/28/2014 1:29:23 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Hi, It has been years since I have blogged. I am going to try to eat more vegetables and eliminate sugar from my diet. I at least want to eat...  Read more

SOPHIESAMMAREN

Sunday Morning Ritual.
6/22/2014 10:15:34 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Since the beginning of May I been walking 5 to 6 days of week, and sometimes it would be a real challenge to do it. I kept telling myself just do it...  Read more

SUSANSPAINTBOX

Day 22
6/22/2014 12:37:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Its been a whole week since my last post. I hadn't realized it was that long ago. Its been another tough week for working out. 2 days this week I didn...  Read more

DA_REH

Up and Downs
6/18/2014 9:58:13 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Out of sorts the last couple of days, not sure why. Hubby returned to work and for some reason I can not find the motivation to record my food. On...  Read more

SUSANSPAINTBOX

I have a confession to make
6/15/2014 1:16:44 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I lately discovered that I'm a "weightist". No, that's not a real word, but it'll do for this confession. I am guilty of judging people by their appea...  Read more

NDCAROL

Day 16
6/14/2014 11:14:12 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Its been a few days since my last post. I haven't had much to write about in those days. I've been keeping pretty busy exercising, cleaning, writing,...  Read more

DA_REH

Mind over Body Challenge
6/13/2014 2:00:20 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Here are some of my thoughts so far in this challenge ************Trying to change my thoughts by starting my sentences with I. I tend to foc...  Read more

MOMOFBOYS

Better Overall
6/12/2014 10:30:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I want to make this clear. I am NOT where I want to be. Period. I want to lose way more weight than I have, I know that - and there are things I want...  Read more

EMILYVESTA4

Breaking the cycle!
6/11/2014 5:53:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Easy to say, difficult to do. I had my 55 birthday yesterday which has led to some musing about the cycle I seem to go through. Great at starting,...  Read more

SUSANSPAINTBOX

Week 2 of fresh start
6/10/2014 10:09:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I was doing fine then hit the hormone roller coaster and fell off for a few days. I've been trying to keep my food choices healthy and actually eat at...  Read more

TEARDROPS2M

Day 11
6/9/2014 11:54:09 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Its been a few days since I've posted anything. In the time since my last post, I've been measuring my arms, legs, hips, and waist to see if there's b...  Read more

DA_REH

Weird thoughts while working out.
6/8/2014 12:47:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I had this thought while I was doing my workout last night. I'm currently trying to sell a bunch of my stuff (doing a bit of spring cleaning) and I...  Read more

BEST_OF_ARIN

Motivation
6/6/2014 4:31:55 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I lack motivation. Plain and simple. This morning. I woke up before my 5:20 AM alarm, and yet, I snoozed it 5 times before getting out of bed. Ev...  Read more

EMILYVESTA4

Day 7 - One whole week!
6/6/2014 1:58:46 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I know I'm technically posting this on Friday, but this is for Thursday. And it wasn't until I started writing this blog entry that I noticed that...  Read more

DA_REH

Rough Day
6/4/2014 8:53:20 PM,  4 COMMENTS

As per the title, today was pretty difficult. My hips have been killing me all day. 46 It was a miserable push to get through my bike ride today. I...  Read more

DA_REH

Progress. Sexy Shoulders - Week 4 Day 3
6/4/2014 12:03:19 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Rambling update: My shoulders are looking so awesome. I can deal with extra weight, and my extra curvy derriere as long as my arms and shoulder...  Read more

CLARKKAMI

Getting Back On My Feet
6/4/2014 9:21:05 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I went through hell. To say the least. I had never hated myself more than I did last week - and I'm unsure why. I wasn't the heaviest I had been, and...  Read more

EMILYVESTA4

Back again!
6/3/2014 11:33:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So it's been a little over 2 years since I last posted. I was able to hold my weight for quite awhile but the last 6 months or so the scale has been...  Read more

NODAKMOM35

Hunger Pangs
6/3/2014 10:35:50 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Before I started working out, I never really had that hunger pang, that burning in the stomach to let you know its time to eat. I'd eat anyways, but I...  Read more

DA_REH

The Middle of the Begining
6/3/2014 12:15:07 AM,  6 COMMENTS

524 My first blog entry is a few days into my journey. Last Friday, I finally received my exercise bike that I'd ordered the week before. I've used it...  Read more

DA_REH

Finding Hope
5/29/2014 7:29:50 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My boyfriend just got discharged from the hospital yesterday. He is a new diabetic and honestly that is why i went searching for support in my own we...  Read more

MIDNIGHT776

Feeling Down
5/29/2014 1:34:32 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have the blues. I'm not going to lie. It sucks. Majorly. Maybe it's just that time of the year, or whatever, but I've hit a low point, and I'm strug...  Read more

EMILYVESTA4

A successful mini-vacation
5/26/2014 1:09:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

376 198 I work four days a week, take Thursdays off. So, I decided to ask for this past Friday as well, to give me 5 whole days off in a row wi...  Read more

NDCAROL

Happy people just don't shoot their husbands... they just don't.
5/21/2014 9:47:42 AM,  2 COMMENTS

“Exercise gives you endorphin's--endorphin's make people happy and happy people just don't shoot their husbands... they just don't.” - Elle Woods ( Le...  Read more

CLARKKAMI

I'm PREGNANT!!
5/15/2014 5:01:36 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I took a break from Spark this past month or so because I just wasn't giving my journey much effort. I was avoiding exercise of any kind and I slippe...  Read more

DSORGNZEDCHAOS

Hey, my little marker moved (in the right direction)!
5/15/2014 11:23:54 AM,  4 COMMENTS

43 I've only lost .4 lbs, but that's better than nothing. I'm actually down about 4 pounds from my worst, but that's not what I listed as my starting...  Read more

NDCAROL

4 days of Eternity!
5/15/2014 8:29:21 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I started my clean eating and my new workout program on Monday. It feels like it has been years , not days. I haven't finished going through Ketosis...  Read more

CLARKKAMI

Down Size
5/12/2014 9:51:33 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I was told that if I downsized my food in the house then I will downsize what I eat. Now I can watch those as the numbers on my scale downsize! 189...  Read more

RALLEGURL

For me, scary helps
5/10/2014 3:59:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

A few months ago, I asked my physician for referrals to a diabetes educator and a nutritionist, hoping they'd give me some information that was so min...  Read more

NDCAROL

For me, scary helps
5/10/2014 3:59:03 PM,  1 COMMENTS

A few months ago, I asked my physician for referrals to a diabetes educator and a nutritionist, hoping they'd give me some information that was so min...  Read more

NDCAROL

I ate everything in sight.
5/7/2014 11:38:33 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I live in a boom town in North Dakota. Things are kind of nuts here. My gym had to close down 2 months ago because they quadrupled the rent on the bu...  Read more

CLARKKAMI

Fitness test May 5, 2014
5/5/2014 10:30:58 PM,  0 COMMENTS

ugh, I'm not in very good shape. That really isn't a surprise to me. But I guess this is a place to start and see how I progress over the next 12 we...  Read more

CHERYLN

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