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  • Shock & Dismay

    8/31/2016 7:47:32 PM, by NORAHSEMP

    trying to recover from the sad,sad news of the sudden death of my second oldest Sister. Her Memorial will be tomorrow. It really hurts so-o!... Read more

  • Update and Non Scale Victories

    8/31/2016 2:40:20 PM, by KCARRAR

    It's been a few days since I last blogged and boy have I been busy. I didn't miss a day at the gym last week or this week so far (minus Sat/Sun w... Read more

  • Out of the mouths of babe's

    8/31/2016 10:49:28 AM, by LACEYLOUHOO

    It was my birthday and my youngest daughter made a comment about how comfortable and soft my body was as she was snuggling with me. I said "hey! ... Read more

  • Workout boost

    8/30/2016 10:36:23 PM, by BRENTICUS

    I notice that when I am working out I tend to have a lot more energy and feel better. On the flip side I notice that when I miss a workout I am t... Read more

  • Tuesday check in

    8/30/2016 2:27:44 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    It's been a tough week but hopefully today's a turn-around-day! And hopefully tomorrow's scheduled appointment with the internet dish insta... Read more

  • My husband makes a great wife

    8/30/2016 11:16:24 AM, by LACEYLOUHOO

    My husband loves reminding me what a wonderful wife he makes as he is folding laundry, doing dishes and cleaning the bathroom among many of the h... Read more

  • Oops! Let's try this again...

    8/30/2016 1:31:35 AM, by VELMA1968

    So it ;has been a while since I visited. The good news is that I have completed PT and my knee is much better. I am continuing to do my exercises... Read more

  • 14 days... and counting

    8/30/2016 12:25:30 AM, by OAKBORN

    I have counted calories for 2 solid weeks now. I am working to stay under 1700 calories daily, and even when I haven't, I have logged it. My move... Read more

  • Back to school and other tidbits

    8/29/2016 12:50:47 PM, by BRENTICUS

    I didn't get any exercise in this weekend, but went back to school shopping and went to see odysseyo by Cavalia with the wife and kids. It was a ... Read more

  • SODIUM: Will do me in!

    8/29/2016 10:57:08 AM, by PAGE2015

    I know I need to watch my sodium and I do great when I eat at home but when I want to go out with friends or family I am done in! It is the end o... Read more

  • More Hospital, HTC, BD and Dog

    8/29/2016 3:42:56 AM, by GRAMMACATHY

    Hospital: Kaiser posts everything online so I was able to read the nitty gritty of all the lab work. Side perk is that everything including thin... Read more

  • Organizing!

    8/28/2016 5:16:02 PM, by ROGUEKAT

    Goodness! Summer has been nothing but a blur of activity! I have spent almost every weekend in the forest camping, out hiking by the river, kayak... Read more

  • First weekend on my journey

    8/27/2016 10:39:35 PM, by KCARRAR

    Well today has been filled with back to school shopping at the mall for my daughter. Lots of temptations including the yummy smelling Cinnabon. B... Read more

  • Life happens

    8/27/2016 10:16:10 PM, by LACEYLOUHOO

    We celebrate Shabbot from sundown friday to sundown saterday. This Shabbot my daughter ran in the hood to coast with her boyfriend, and both myse... Read more

  • Hospital, Hood to Coast Run and a Breakdown

    8/27/2016 5:08:41 PM, by GRAMMACATHY

    I copied this from Face Book ****** Strange day. Great morning with grandkids. Bailey at vet in St. Helens, but they didn't have her ready... Read more

  • Figuring out my way

    8/27/2016 2:12:07 PM, by JPTOWNSEND

    I have been reading a lot about low carb high fat way of eating and it makes so much sense to me, especially when I read about the medical and ch... Read more

  • 5 Reasons To Workout

    8/27/2016 2:02:02 PM, by FERRISLL6

    (SparkCoach Assignment) 1. It improves my energy 2. It improves heart health 3. It gives me more control over my body. 4. I like setti... Read more

  • Healthy foods are not a license to overeat

    8/26/2016 4:35:34 PM, by SPICY23

    I had a moment this week and actually caught a snippet of the inner dialog which I usually miss, it happens so fast. In this case it was going ba... Read more

  • Spark Coach Thingie

    8/26/2016 12:22:55 PM, by FERRISLL6

    When it comes to exercise, I am really good at staying in bed, and I could improve on getting out of it. Heh. But let's see, I'm really... Read more

  • Laughing

    8/26/2016 11:45:30 AM, by LACEYLOUHOO

    We have a cat named Suzie-Q. She has crazy personalities from this loving, snuggling, body heat absorber who insists on sleeping with us at night... Read more

  • Day 4 and going strong

    8/25/2016 11:38:03 PM, by KCARRAR

    I went to the gym again after work due to not waking up on time but I went! We were on a pass but not officially signed up! Went grocery shopping... Read more

  • Pretty Zucchini Tart!

    8/25/2016 6:24:57 PM, by ALIHIKES

    Do you have oceans of zucchini? I made a zucchini tart for dinner, I think it turned out very pretty. Plus, it used up a lot of items that I had ... Read more

  • Musings on weight loss, quality of life and regrets.

    8/25/2016 3:49:20 PM, by ARUNNINGKAT

    Last Saturday night we attended a party hosted by one of my husband's Rotary friends and his wife. We have been to their house for many parties o... Read more

  • Spark Coach Challenges

    8/25/2016 3:15:18 PM, by FERRISLL6

    I feel I've had a good workout when I am challenged but not overly so. It feels good and not like I'm dying. Also it's fun and not boring and may... Read more

  • Going out

    8/25/2016 11:39:56 AM, by LACEYLOUHOO

    Last night we went to a restaurant to meet my daughter's very serious boyfriends parents. I made choices prior in foods that allowed me some extr... Read more

  • Remember To Slow Down

    8/25/2016 2:02:12 AM, by CHELSEYG29

    I have been making big changes towards my healthy lifestyle and I am feeling great about it. I am mostly positive and for the most part I am not ... Read more

  • Day 3 of my journey

    8/24/2016 10:48:24 PM, by KCARRAR

    I didn't wake up early to workout, because I was so tired. But instead of blowing the day, I just decided to go after work. I made some yummy bac... Read more

  • The Plan is Coming Together

    8/24/2016 7:59:57 PM, by SPICY23

    Here is some information that might inform an exercise for weight loss plan: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myp
    u... Read more

  • Best (and most challenging) Hike!

    8/24/2016 6:42:54 PM, by ALIHIKES

    Yesterday I successfully hiked up Broken Top trail to the lake inside the crater, and to the crater rim. It was a great hike, very beautiful -- a... Read more

  • Health

    8/24/2016 1:36:29 PM, by FERRISLL6

    To me, health is all about potential to be as well and energetic as possible. I will never be totally healthy, but it's easy to slide into nothin... Read more

  • Beginnings

    8/24/2016 10:46:56 AM, by LACEYLOUHOO

    Starting strong with lifestyle changes! I realize most things I start new is easier the first few days or so, then get harder. I will need to be ... Read more

  • Water

    8/24/2016 7:00:36 AM, by ACJCCM

    Working on getting my water in, it's just been so har... Read more

  • 8.23.16

    8/23/2016 11:58:57 PM, by RJFERRARO315

    I went for a walk with our dog. I'm thinking that if I get my kids to walk him, then I can go running without carrying a poop bag. There are ju... Read more

  • 8 days straight of tracking... and almost to my first goal in a week...

    8/23/2016 10:51:47 PM, by OAKBORN

    Well, I have tracked for 8 straight days. I have lost 2.8 lbs. My first goal is 3 lbs, and I have myself 3 weeks to lose it. I figure 33 lbs to l... Read more

  • Day 8

    8/23/2016 8:25:11 PM, by BRENTICUS

    Did 30 minutes in the treadmill at a moderate level. Loving the incline work, really gets my heart beating and sweat pouring. Also did a little l... Read more

  • Goal:

    8/23/2016 6:44:25 PM, by FERRISLL6

    Dump the candy. Increase potassium health.... Read more

  • Getting Over The Hump

    8/23/2016 6:11:04 PM, by CHELSEYG29

    After a week of vacation and not so consistent with some of my goals like logging on to SP everyday, I'm feeling a little blah! I did pretty good... Read more

  • Planning. How do You commit?

    8/23/2016 4:20:13 PM, by SPICY23

    I aim to include daily strength training mostly because science says we should. I do notice that cardio alone doesn't give me the full-body mobil... Read more

  • Packing a 50 lb sack of horse feed

    8/23/2016 12:03:39 PM, by LACEYLOUHOO

    All my life I have owned horses until a year ago. My husband and I started a buisness that we shortly became slaves to, and hobbies including hor... Read more

  • Back at it again... eep! back up to 183?! OH NO!

    8/23/2016 12:20:19 AM, by OAKBORN

    It has been a hard few years, trying to get myself back in gear... especially since I moved out to the Pacific NW.... The stress... Read more

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