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  • So February is almost over!?!

    2/21/2017 2:32:19 AM, by LUCKY1964

    Hey everone I am not out of the weeds. I am still weighing in at over 200 pounds and battling all the time with food choices and limitations just... Read more

  • Hanging in there

    2/19/2017 7:02:07 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    February is one of my busiest months. I teach at a public magnet school which means that students must apply, interview and then be accepted into... Read more

  • Not gone long this time

    2/17/2017 10:43:18 AM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I needed to take a break to deal with grief and being sick again. Turns out my medicine is messing with my pancreas. But I really want to beat th... Read more


    2/16/2017 11:41:24 AM, by FIDDLER4JESUS

    This poem was written around Thanksgiving time but I did not want to give anyone the impression that squirrel were for eating at your feast. Sq... Read more

  • A Day to Remember or Forget

    2/14/2017 4:07:10 PM, by MARCIE18

    I am speaking about the whole process of undergoing a colonoscopy. I had my last colonoscopy 10 yrs ago when I was 54. I just underwent my seco... Read more

  • Ten fingers and 170 pounds

    2/14/2017 12:17:28 PM, by -JAMES-

    If we had 8 fingers (four on each hand) , then 168 would be special because 168 is a multiple of 8. We count in tens because we have 10 fing... Read more

  • Ham, cheese and egg roll ups

    2/12/2017 2:12:42 PM, by MJLUVSANIMALS

    ecipe-ideas/recipes/a5115... Read more

  • What a week!

    2/11/2017 7:25:42 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    We started this week with a Super Bowl party. I have to say that I was very good. I ate a snack before it started, so I didn't eat too much at th... Read more

  • Why?

    2/10/2017 3:02:42 PM, by MARCIE18

    I have been using the treadmill almost every day since starting with Spark on January 5, 2017, so it has been over one month of building my endur... Read more

  • Day 2 and Catch-Up From Day 1

    2/10/2017 8:49:55 AM, by MDAUGH4

    Yesterday I did great--foodwise. I didn't get to exercise, but one thing at a time. I am taking a prescription diet pill. Mainly due to the insul... Read more

  • I'm Back

    2/8/2017 3:49:38 PM, by MDAUGH4

    It's been a very, very long time. A lot has happened. In May 2014 I met a wonderful man. We got married in December 2014 and I instantly became a... Read more

  • Is it working?

    2/6/2017 10:58:53 PM, by ROCNANGIE1

    So last week I blogged about going back to what I'm comfortable with. What worked in the past. Getting back on SparkPeople and just counting calo... Read more

  • Never Felt Better

    2/6/2017 5:54:45 PM, by MARCIE18

    I gotta say that since my journey began, I am feeling some pretty awesome benefits already. We have a pretty steep incline on our 1200 foot long... Read more

  • Aftermath Part Deaux

    2/6/2017 3:32:07 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I never had to go as in depth with someone's death as dealt with the week prior, but the aftermath is still being felt. Somewhere in grief, one f... Read more

  • Back on the Wagon

    2/5/2017 7:36:49 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Now that my special project is over and that I am mostly over my cold, I have to get back on the saddle. I had a 1.4 pound gain last week - even ... Read more

  • Calming

    2/2/2017 12:02:32 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    After all the events of the laat three days, Bruce and I juat lay down and slept for a few hours. This stuff is so draining... But somehow, we kn... Read more

  • 1st Major 'Mini' Goal Achieved

    2/2/2017 8:23:31 AM, by MARCIE18

    I am so happy right now. I started my journey with SP at 230 pounds. I stepped on the scale this morning to learn that I broke the 220 pound m... Read more

  • Crockpot cheeseburger soup

    2/1/2017 12:42:53 PM, by MJLUVSANIMALS

    oup/ If trying to keep carbs lower look at subs for the potatoes,... Read more

  • Aftermath

    2/1/2017 8:37:59 AM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    My husband and I are not even focused on our diets right now. In fact, yesterday, we hardly ate because we had the task of informing people that ... Read more

  • She passed...

    1/31/2017 8:24:48 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    We went to hospice to spend the day with her (my husband's grandmother) but she had passed at 10am. RIP Eva 💔 you will be missed... Read more

  • Diet dropout

    1/31/2017 5:37:09 PM, by ROCNANGIE1

    Well - it's been awhile. It is so easy for me to make excuses for why I haven't been on spark since November. Two week vacation, the Holidays, et... Read more

  • More stuff, omg

    1/31/2017 12:04:29 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    So yesterday was hard with hearing about my dad, now my hubby's grandma is in hospice and there is not much time left for her on this earth. I ju... Read more

  • Grrrr and stuff

    1/30/2017 6:37:15 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    My dad almost died early this month. He promised a long time ago that he would quit smoking. He broke his promise.... He has been smoking. I am s... Read more

  • New Week

    1/30/2017 6:02:31 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I finished my project on Saturday morning. A couple of hours afterwards, that is when the irritating tickle in my throat became a full blown cold... Read more

  • Cheat Day

    1/29/2017 3:23:06 PM, by MARCIE18

    Okay. I can truly say for the last 30 days I have stayed on "spot" (stayed within my calorie limit, exercised every day, read food labels, and r... Read more

  • Lesson learned

    1/29/2017 12:45:24 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    After having cut most sugary stuff from my diet, I thought I could treat myself last night when my hubby and I had dinner with my family, and ord... Read more

  • Plan of Action

    1/28/2017 12:10:50 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    Step one, gave up soda (I cannot drink diet if it has aspartame and had to drink ginger ale for my tummy) --- Push more water ✔ Step 2, start me... Read more

  • Night and day

    1/27/2017 9:43:13 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    On the left is from today. on the right is from jus... Read more

  • FUN Exercise?

    1/27/2017 4:48:00 PM, by MARCIE18

    I have been faithfully using my treadmill since starting Spark on January 5 and have gradually been building up my mph. "Interval" speeds helps a... Read more

  • Lost one of my cats

    1/27/2017 11:07:44 AM, by JUDITH1654

    My beautiful, long-haired tortoise shell kitty passed away in the night. She was only four years old.... Read more

  • Some thoughts

    1/27/2017 5:57:07 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Just in case you are wondering where in the heck I've been, I am working on a special project after school. It's a little bit of extra cash and t... Read more

  • Fasting (skipping meals) and why it is bad

    1/26/2017 3:50:38 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I think it is time for me to use my college education. My disclaimer is that I am not a professional nor am I a certified nutritionist, however, ... Read more

  • Bad day

    1/26/2017 1:44:17 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    Yesterday was a bad day in general. Just little th(ngs mostly, though, like dropping a bowl of food on the floor, and dumping a whole glass of wa... Read more

  • Frustration!

    1/25/2017 6:33:11 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    That moment you eat a high calorie meal just to meet minimum caloric intake and you are still 100 under. But you are exhausted and don't want to ... Read more

  • Sleep and Caloric Intake

    1/25/2017 1:25:22 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    Been having a problem with sleep due to getting off of different medicines that helped to control my throwing up and the pain it caused. Trying d... Read more

  • Less struggle, yay

    1/24/2017 7:52:20 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I am pleased that I was able to barely make it to minimal caloric intake tonight. It was kind of a hectic day, had to be up earlier than normal a... Read more

  • My hero. No, seriously!

    1/24/2017 2:08:48 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    My husband is a big guy, as I have mentioned in a previous post. Like me, he has type two diabetes. Watching him at the gym leaves me in awe ever... Read more

  • My Definition

    1/24/2017 3:28:14 AM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    What defines me? Fat? Ugly? Stupid? I walk through life with pointed fingers in my face, A giggle in my ear As if I must hide m... Read more

  • Okay.

    1/24/2017 3:02:01 AM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I made it through my first portion control day of the reboot. It is hard to fill up the calories when you are not hungry, but my stomach seems to... Read more

  • Struggle

    1/23/2017 8:26:26 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    Today was a major struggle for me, as I finished logging my caloric intake for the day... I was not really hungry today, but I measured and ate m... Read more

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