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  • Sunday

    1/21/2018 2:59:48 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I cannot believe that just three days ago I was sitting in my living room bundled up with blankets and a fire going just to keep warm. We got at ... Read more

  • Planks

    1/20/2018 3:33:05 PM, by NATIVEPIXIE

    Omg those darn planks have gotten hard to do again. When I first went on my weight loss journey they were brutal but i got stronger with them. No... Read more

  • Where are the toilets?

    1/20/2018 2:29:01 PM, by -JAMES-

    I'm still in Germany. I was in a children's store today shopping with my daughter and son in law. The conversation was in German, but I'm tr... Read more

  • 01/20/2018 Where I’m At Today

    1/20/2018 9:57:38 AM, by BILLTHOMSON

    When I got out of the hospital almost a year ago I was instructed to log my blood-sugar and weight daily. I am on the last page of my log book an... Read more

  • Goals or a To-Do List?

    1/19/2018 8:21:45 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I've been keeping a bullet journal since last summer. I am now on my second little book and love the creative way it helps me stay organized. I k... Read more

  • One Week of Tracking

    1/18/2018 7:46:46 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    WOW! Just WOW! I have been suffering from major portion distortion! I set a mini goal of tracking everything I ate for one full week. ... Read more

  • 17 out of 17 days

    1/17/2018 10:54:43 PM, by CHRYS00

    17 day streak *knock on wood* of my 365 days of creativeness and still going strong. Most days have been writing but I don't mind. I am getting a... Read more

  • back is out...

    1/15/2018 10:37:47 AM, by SLIMCRUISER

    I strained my back on Friday, I'd like to be able to say it was while exercising...but it can't. I picked up a heavy child. It was tender all we... Read more

  • As of this morning, I have officially lost 20 pounds!

    1/14/2018 3:17:08 PM, by REBELCAT

    I am so excited! I have officially lost 20 pounds! I still have a long way to go to get to my goal weight of 140 - 74 pounds more to be exact - b... Read more

  • 🤔

    1/13/2018 1:31:34 PM, by NATIVEPIXIE

    Am enjoying this new outlook on life. Wondering why I ever stopped eating this way?? Guess it just got too convenient to eat unhealthy foods. Lik... Read more

  • 5% challenge week 1

    1/13/2018 7:32:55 AM, by SBEAR5

    Just did my weigh in for week 1 of my challenge. Only a half pound down. I'm surprised and disappointed. Please don't understand, It is a loss... Read more

  • Three cellphones in my pocket...

    1/13/2018 4:33:04 AM, by -JAMES-

    I am in Europe right now. Amsterdam at the moment. I have a friend who was formerly homeless, and he "taught" me about the uses of an untrac... Read more

  • Friday Reflection

    1/12/2018 4:47:55 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    So, it is finally Friday. I have to say it has been an unusual week. We were out of school on Monday in anticipation of an ice storm that didn't ... Read more

  • 01/11/2018 Visited a Health Food Store

    1/12/2018 8:46:36 AM, by BILLTHOMSON

    Yesterday was a great day, visited a health food store, would have never done this in the past. Looking for new items to help with my new wa... Read more

  • Day 12 but Day 1 of new streak

    1/12/2018 5:46:43 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I missed my exercise yesterday. I had planned to walk during my prep period but it was pouring rain. I had a manicure after school and then 51 es... Read more

  • Day 10

    1/11/2018 5:51:35 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I had some car trouble this week. My car didn't like the bitter cold so it just wouldn't start earlier this week. Luckily, I have a colleague who... Read more

  • 21st Century Woman

    1/10/2018 2:07:13 PM, by STLSUE01

    I love SparkPeople, I really do; I've been on here forever, not having reached my goals, but I'm ok with that *for the moment.* (It's a topic for... Read more

  • Shaving cream, USB chargers, and Cellphones

    1/10/2018 12:02:42 PM, by -JAMES-

    You may wonder about the title. It all fits together, and here is how ... Tomorrow I fly off to Europe (France and Germany) to visit relativ... Read more

  • Day 6-9

    1/9/2018 9:41:53 PM, by CHRYS00

    So you thought I was already done huh HA! nope. But I decided literally 365 blog posts might be silly. Specially since a lot of them would be a t... Read more

  • Starting again again...

    1/8/2018 6:54:58 PM, by CING56

    I wish I could stop doing this to myself! I am clearly a slow yo yo dieter, with a terrible self-destruct button when I get too close to being a ... Read more

  • Welcome to Monday

    1/8/2018 1:42:05 PM, by STLSUE01

    I got my exercise in this morning -- not mall walking, mall wheeling -- two laps, thirty minutes, and I've met my (very) modest steps goal for th... Read more

  • First Week

    1/8/2018 11:39:55 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I really need to work on consistency, so I decided to see what would happen if I did at 10 minutes of exercise every day this month. I also want ... Read more

  • New recipes

    1/8/2018 11:00:34 AM, by NATIVEPIXIE

    My goal for the rest of January is to try a new recipe at least 3x a week. Then after that I'd like to be trying a new recipe everyday. I enjoy t... Read more

  • 01/08/2018 A Fulfilling Day

    1/8/2018 9:12:32 AM, by BILLTHOMSON

    Yesterday was a great day, got projects completed around the house, besides getting in my daily requirements. A friend called yesterday, who... Read more

  • Back on track after the holidays! I didn't lose any weight, but I didn't gain any either! Woohoo!

    1/7/2018 1:41:41 PM, by REBELCAT

    So I took a minor break during the holidays. I knew, with all of the goodies that I would be making and getting, plus with all of the hustle and ... Read more

  • New year, new goals.

    1/7/2018 8:34:33 AM, by DEPOTMODE

    I deliberately didn't start back on my weight-loss journey on January 1. I had to do some additional travel right after the new year, so it seeme... Read more

  • Saturday, January 6

    1/6/2018 8:49:11 PM, by STLSUE01

    These days, I'm back to using my wheelchair to get around if there's any walking beyond short distances. I used to use it in 2016 when my right h... Read more

  • Uncertain

    1/6/2018 8:45:02 PM, by NATIVEPIXIE

    So it's been about 2 years since I've been here. Managed to kind of keep the weight off, put on 23 pounds. I am here for the motivation that I lo... Read more

  • 01/06/2018 Great Day to a Chilling Week

    1/6/2018 7:35:49 PM, by BILLTHOMSON

    This week has been very good and fulfilling. I’m experimenting with various food to see how they affect my blood-sugar and have learned a lot. I’... Read more

  • Day 6

    1/6/2018 6:20:50 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I am working on consistency. So, I set a goal of exercising at least 10 minutes each day this month. What have been the results so far? ... Read more

  • Not a good way to lose weight

    1/6/2018 1:47:16 PM, by DEADEND-DREAMER

    Been very sick before Xmas then dxd with bronchitis and conjunctivitis in both eyes. Now thinking pneumonia. Have lost over 10lbs. On antibiotics... Read more

  • Winter 5% Challenge Kick off

    1/6/2018 8:38:25 AM, by SBEAR5

    Today is for the Winter 5% Challenge. It's an 8 week challenge to lose 5% of your body weight. I did pretty well in the Fall Chal... Read more

  • Day 5 of 365

    1/6/2018 12:41:26 AM, by CHRYS00

    I decided to call my creative year thing 365 days of creativity lol. I'm so witty! (Not) But it sounds better then "365 days of trying to contr... Read more

  • Shoes

    1/5/2018 1:57:15 PM, by STLSUE01

    Sometimes I look at my life by the shoes I have stacked in my bedroom. I've been living in sneakers for months, but I also wear slip-on casuals, ... Read more

  • Ugh

    1/4/2018 6:27:14 PM, by CHRYS00

    So day 4 of 2018 today is writing. I practiced guitar for like two hours last night and my fingers are very sore so no guitar today. Lol Gai... Read more

  • NP Complete Pancakes

    1/4/2018 11:25:51 AM, by -JAMES-

    You know I have too much time on my hands when I thing about stuff like this ... I make a batch of pancakes (they are protein powder based, ... Read more

  • Jan of the uary three

    1/3/2018 8:33:10 PM, by CHRYS00

    Today was guitar again, i figure guitar and drawing are going to need the most practice. You would think the baby calluses i developed poking my ... Read more

  • Day 2

    1/2/2018 8:35:31 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Today is the second day of my January 10 mins of exercise per day. Today was tough to get in because I had an appointment after school and then c... Read more

  • Jan2

    1/2/2018 7:55:26 PM, by CHRYS00

    So today's hobby was embroidery. I was going to try punch embroidery but either my needle is too dull or just reaaaaly suck. So I did normal emb... Read more


    1/2/2018 1:07:06 PM, by JENGRAMMER

    Never Quit Pledge- Tuesday, 1-2-2018 Friday, January 01, 2016 (I copied this from MaryAnnsQuest blog from today. She re-blogged it JA... Read more

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