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  • My Christmas Miracle

    12/26/2014 11:47:29 PM, by M-BRUNER

    Quoting my 23 year old son, " Mom, I know what I'm going to do with the Christmas money you gave me. I'm going to take you to the movies and out ... Read more

  • Grateful

    12/24/2014 10:00:09 AM, by CATWOMAN75

    I am grateful for my new job because it will help me in keeping my healthy living goals.... Read more

  • Changes

    12/23/2014 6:17:08 AM, by LIBILOU

    Well, I don't know if they're changes, but part of getting off this plateau is getting back to some health habits I quit. One is upping my protei... Read more

  • How to motivate myself

    12/22/2014 10:10:07 PM, by LIBILOU

    I have been on a serious plateau lately. Not feeling really motivated, then I did this. Read more

  • On a pretty serious plateau

    12/20/2014 9:00:23 AM, by LIBILOU

    So, I've been on a pretty serious plateau for a while. Part has been my eating, but not really sure what the rest is. This last two weeks, I've s... Read more

  • Stepping it up

    12/19/2014 12:24:57 PM, by HEALTHY_42

    I have stuck with my plan throughout the week where I make sure I do 500 steps each hour I am at work. Plus I have been doing my squats, lunches,... Read more

  • I am done with holiday treats!!

    12/17/2014 11:39:46 AM, by BILLBILLBILL

    Can I say I'm ready to be done with the holiday treats!!! Yesterday, a coworker brought in a huge box of donuts and juice for everyone. Wit... Read more

  • Pushing through

    12/15/2014 10:50:27 AM, by BILLBILLBILL

    In my blog last Thursday, I wrote: " I don't want to put a ton of pressure on myself but I think this coming week will really define if I a... Read more

  • Running to catch the wagon again!

    12/15/2014 8:36:08 AM, by LIBILOU

    Boy, did I fall off the wagon big time. I kept working out, but my eating has just hit rock bottom. I need to buckle down, eat healthy food and c... Read more

  • Friendly Influences

    12/14/2014 6:46:51 PM, by CATWOMAN75

    The friends that I am close to don't exercise on a regular basis. We are busy with school and work. When do get together it's usually for dinner... Read more

  • Weekend Planning

    12/12/2014 4:39:19 PM, by BILLBILLBILL

    I love the Christmas season. With kids, there are so many different activities out there. I am very much looking forward to this weekend even tho... Read more

  • What's the up side?

    12/12/2014 12:37:59 PM, by TIMEFORCINDY

    Well I haven't checked in with spark coach for a little while now and the up side is I'm down 3 pounds from my last weigh in so that's good! My ... Read more

  • Life

    12/11/2014 12:35:59 PM, by BILLBILLBILL

    My last blog entry was about having success over Thanksgiving and cutting myself some slack. Well, the last 10 days have been crazy difficult and... Read more

  • Get up and Move!!!!

    12/10/2014 2:44:33 PM, by HEALTHY_42

    I looked over my daily activity and realized that for 7 hours 5 days a week I am sitting at a desk. 35 hours out of my week I am just sitting!! S... Read more

  • Quick Update on the check in!

    12/9/2014 11:48:45 PM, by JPANNELL0

    Okay, my goal was to maintain over the Thanksgiving holiday.... I couldn't bring myself to check in that first Monday and waited until this... Read more

  • Ever beat yourself up when things go well?

    12/9/2014 10:43:53 PM, by IC0ME1ST

    These days I practice self-care. Gone are the days of fad diets, of ‘perfect diets’. You know the ones- you follow the SparkPeople or other hea... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Days 25, 26, 27, and 28

    12/9/2014 10:23:02 PM, by FITTAM

    Days 25, 26, 27 and 28. Friday was the last day I made a note and tracked my food. Of course the main reason is that I made lots of bad cho... Read more

  • Head Games and The Beck Diet

    12/7/2014 9:18:26 AM, by ISHIIGIRL

    Weekends have always been difficult for me in the whole weight loss thing. First, its difficult to "watch what I eat" I used to think it wasn't ... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Twenty-Four

    12/5/2014 9:50:41 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Twenty-Four. Today was my day off, so I indulged in chocolate hot cereal for breakfast. Then I took the dogs on a long, hour and a half... Read more

  • I have lost 53 pounds!

    12/5/2014 9:05:52 PM, by TALAMAR

    I think I am getting to know my body. That's helping me plan my workouts. My body likes it when I switch up my workouts. I have DVDs of severa... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Twenty-Three

    12/4/2014 10:12:07 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Twenty-Three. Another great day! Woo hoo! I was finally within my calorie range, first time since Thanksgiving, although I was pretty c... Read more

  • Getting Ready for Christmas

    12/4/2014 9:44:11 AM, by MUSIKAT62

    I find myself doing less and less every year for Christmas. We have a very small family. My son is almost 18 and with no little ones running ar... Read more

  • Day 10

    12/4/2014 8:32:33 AM, by KATHY349

    I really struggled yesterday because of a sleepless night. It really bumped up my sugar cravings and I really eat a lot yesterday. Food is how I ... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Twenty-Two

    12/3/2014 11:00:02 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Twenty-Two. I'm finally back on track after Thanksgiving and the several days following. I felt much more in control today. That is lar... Read more

  • End of Third Week

    12/3/2014 4:12:54 PM, by FITTAM

    In all the success stories, the person is asked what motivated them to finally get serious and change their life. I've thought about that. I'm tu... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Twenty-One

    12/2/2014 11:24:41 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Twenty-One. I went to Lauren's today, to pick up the table and chairs and deliver them to her - a Christmas gift from Samantha. I did p... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Twenty

    12/2/2014 11:16:41 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Twenty. I did awful today. I don't know why it is that once I start eating poorly I keep eating and eating and eating. I did a lot of s... Read more

  • Back to WORK!!!

    12/2/2014 11:07:52 AM, by JPANNELL0

    Grateful for: Wonderful thanksgiving time with family and dear friends! Special visit with my dear friend Jim, husband of Josie. So hard to ... Read more

  • Home!!!

    12/1/2014 8:15:23 PM, by SPATTEN2001

    We arrived home today .... it was a long journey home! So glad I had the opportunity to take my daughter to the place of her birth and to see he... Read more

  • Can't Wait for Tomorrow

    12/1/2014 7:47:47 PM, by MUSIKAT62

    On top of all the work I have had this morning, my MIL came to stay for 2 weeks. AAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!!! She is finally leaving tomorrow and I'm... Read more

  • Surprising loss and cutting myself some slack.

    12/1/2014 1:38:44 PM, by BILLBILLBILL

    I arrived home from my morning workout and saw the scale sitting there. I normally weigh in on Tuesday but thought it was time to confirm how bad... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Nineteen

    11/30/2014 10:26:41 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Nineteen. I still wasn't under control like I should have been, but I did control myself a lot better than the past few days. While my ... Read more

  • What a time to start!

    11/30/2014 10:06:08 PM, by SLIDUP

    Am I crazy or what? Setting new goals for weight loss in December. But I keep putting it off and so I figured I have to start sometime. So now is... Read more

  • Still Having Sleep Problems

    11/30/2014 6:02:37 PM, by TALAMAR

    I don't feel sluggish anymore. That's an improvement. Now I'm waking up very early, between 11pm and 3am. I'm going to try to go to bed ... Read more

  • The Beck Diet Day 21- Get Ready to Weigh In

    11/30/2014 9:58:18 AM, by ISHIIGIRL

    About a week has gone by since I last blogged. That is about all I can manage with my schedule and other factors in my life right now. Today ... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Eighteen

    11/30/2014 1:09:53 AM, by FITTAM

    Day Eighteen. Those darn fancy chocolates are bringing me down. Also Alisha's delicious pumpkin bread which I finished off. We ate dinner at... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Seventeen

    11/28/2014 10:13:12 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Seventeen. Day after Thanksgiving. I was up almost all night with a stomach ache. I had 4-5 hours of sleep. I walked two long walks wit... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Sixteen

    11/27/2014 11:53:41 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Sixteen. Thanksgiving Day. I just let it go today. I ate whatever I really wanted. I had a wonderful time at dinner with Joe, Sarah and... Read more

  • 1 1/2 inches in two days!!!???

    11/27/2014 4:55:19 AM, by KATHY349

    I get so discouraged with my scale. It broke the other day and I haven't been out to buy a new one, so I decided to measure instead. Wow!!! I did... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Fifteen

    11/26/2014 10:42:56 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Fifteen. Second long day of work in a row this week. It makes it easier to control my eating. I was so excited to weigh under 170 today... Read more

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