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I.FEEL. ...
7/9/2014 2:03:24 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I feel good. 9 days into July and I’m hopeful I can maintain this lifestyle change. The exercise minutes are important to me again! I want to earn t...  Read more


This could be the theme song for all SP teams!
7/5/2014 12:56:35 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Many of us feel alone at times when some aspect of our journeys is difficul. My own obstacles definitely leave me feeling alone, so I'm sure glad...  Read more


I thought plateaus happened LATER!
7/4/2014 8:39:12 AM,  3 COMMENTS

For five days I have been on track with food tracking, staying within calorie range (between 1,200 and 1,500 per day) and doing modest aerobic exerci...  Read more


CHALLENGES WORK! Go for the Gold and do them!
7/3/2014 1:21:58 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Team leaders know that challenges are incredible tools to each of us, often in different ways. When team leaders create challenges, they do so after...  Read more


Pushing to stay on my exercise path for all of July
7/2/2014 10:02:12 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My exercise for July is taking a break from an important routine. In addition to walking and at-home exercises, I usually exercise for 90 minut...  Read more


Day 3 on Track: Update
7/2/2014 9:21:54 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Did 3 (count' em) days of staying on track with food (tracking and staying within limits). Have I lost an ounce? Answer: No. Darn this middle-a...  Read more


I think screaming may be appropriate...
7/1/2014 7:59:25 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Same ol', same ol'... I'm frustrated with myself, irritated with everything and just all around stuck. I will have a great few days and something will...  Read more


Set your S.M.A.R.T. Goals
6/30/2014 5:41:21 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Setting goals is not a one-time newbie project. Not just any goal will do. Goals should be: S - Sensible M - Measurable A - Attai...  Read more


Getting to know you (borrowed from be-the-change)
6/30/2014 1:12:17 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Your go-to chewing gum flavor… Spearmint Best time of the year… Spring If you were a toe nail polish what color would you be…. Revlon Red ...  Read more


Do you have a mantra? (or maybe even more than one?)
6/28/2014 1:48:41 PM,  4 COMMENTS

If you've not seen it yet, or you just need to grasp a little motivational mantra to help you with this or that of the hurdles you encounter, dig in r...  Read more


A good goal: make use of the sunshine!
6/25/2014 10:19:52 PM,  3 COMMENTS

We've just passed the longest days of sunlight here in my corner of the world. For those of us who love being outdoors in summer months, the mess...  Read more


You are unique
6/22/2014 12:20:40 PM,  17 COMMENTS

You are unique Think what a remarkable, unduplicatable, and miraculous thing it is to be you! Of all the people who have...  Read more


Stopping and Water!
6/22/2014 9:14:33 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm proud of myself because I stopped eating the day before yesterday. Not altogether, of course, but I'm noticing that even if I eat a lot at one poi...  Read more


Healthy nutrition...on a budget? YES! Absoutely!
6/18/2014 4:21:18 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Habits take time to change. The way we eat and WHAT we eat are some of the trickiest bundles of ingrained habits to tackle, because ... they are just...  Read more


Checking in, not checking out
6/17/2014 10:37:52 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It's clear that emo stress, perceptions of overwork, being alone, and evening are the challenge times for me. When I'm feeling upset, angry, bo...  Read more


6/14/2014 8:42:48 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Finally the scale moved!! I've been faithful and seen miniscule results. Down a little over 2 pounds this week - really great. Mentally I kn...  Read more


challenge assignment
6/13/2014 12:08:24 AM,  6 COMMENTS

An assignment... Go back over your life and remember some of the painful incidents that made you want to lose weight. Why did you start eating an...  Read more


Fire Up to Reach Your Goals!
6/11/2014 12:21:28 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My focus has from Day One been on internal change. For me, the weight has been an annoyance, but not the concern. I came here to increase levels, to...  Read more


Going for the Extreme In The Journey!
6/10/2014 11:32:58 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I've always loved the IDEA of extreme sports. Not all of them, but... Wow... extreme skiing!? Used to watch incredible movies showing incre...  Read more


Remind Myself I'm Making Progress
6/4/2014 2:05:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

A few weeks ago, I started texting my sister-in-law every morning to let her know that I was going to stick to my food plan - or commit. I originally...  Read more


Thinking Out Loud About Tracking
6/4/2014 1:38:04 PM,  4 COMMENTS

It's definitely an eye-opener to see how differently I eat when planning and tracking my meals vs. spontaneous eating. Even after learning my healthfu...  Read more


Americade Week is here!
6/3/2014 11:50:44 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Rolling Thunder is a term that one really understands when living in an area where an annual motorcycle Event brings thousands of bikers to her daily...  Read more


New challenges
6/2/2014 12:13:39 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, poop, I'm starting over again at Sparkpeople and this time with some added problems! Still have no thyroid, lol, and on that medication, but th...  Read more


6/1/2014 12:00:49 PM,  21 COMMENTS

What do angels look like? Like the little old lady who returned your wallet yesterday. Like the taxi driver who told you that ...  Read more


Think Future
5/29/2014 11:10:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Going forward is the only way to get ahead. Thinking forward is where movement begins. True in our journeys, true in solving real world issues....  Read more


Before the picnics,
5/25/2014 1:24:12 PM,  6 COMMENTS

People died fighting for freedom. That is what the REAL Memorial Day is all about. MEMORIAL DAY IS MAY 30! The government-issued date vari...  Read more


All it Takes is One Spark!
5/24/2014 5:40:25 PM,  5 COMMENTS

This site is so loaded with wonderful articles and tools that making every one of them easily accessible is difficult if not impossible. For this rea...  Read more


My Goals for second half of May
5/17/2014 11:52:40 AM,  5 COMMENTS

My only health-related May goal is no news to my goal-setting: (continue to) INCREASE ACTIVITY!! For May, I committed myself to reach we...  Read more


Becoming an Organ Donor
5/14/2014 3:48:49 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I recently had to renew my driver’s license. As I worked my way through the online renewal form I came to the question on whether or not I wanted to...  Read more


Considering one aspect of metabolism jump-start
5/14/2014 11:29:55 AM,  4 COMMENTS

If you've known me long, you know that I sure am one turtle in this journey. Doing all I can that is 'right' and having much-improved health but litt...  Read more


An Exceptionally Lazy Homebody
5/12/2014 1:17:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Years of allowing myself to be lazy has really made it difficult to change. I try not to beat myself up when I have gone yet another day, week, and mo...  Read more


5/10/2014 12:16:44 PM,  26 COMMENTS

THINGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME....... 1. My mother taught me about ESP: "Put your sweater on; don't you think I know when you'll be...  Read more


Nice Weather Day Today
5/5/2014 4:27:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The hot, hot weather is gone and we have beautiful weather. Just got back from my neighborhood group for a tour of antique sewing machines. What f...  Read more


ONEderland reached; Pictures to prove it!!! 55lbs GONE!
5/4/2014 2:27:44 PM,  4 COMMENTS

ONEderland has always been a yo-yo thing for me, and not just by a pound or two (heck, that would be so much more sustainable if that's all it were)....  Read more


5/3/2014 11:44:34 PM,  16 COMMENTS

TODAY'S THE DAY “It’s not that some people have will power and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others...  Read more


May: The Merry Month of WILL-do!
5/3/2014 11:32:41 AM,  3 COMMENTS

May. The very word sounds sort of pathetic standing alone: ................................. may .............................. As far as wo...  Read more


Balance takes concentration. Check this out and think.
5/2/2014 12:01:22 AM,  5 COMMENTS

On this journey in which we each have diverse goals, we balance much in our lives: our nutrition, activity, home life, outside responsibilities... and...  Read more


A Hot Day Today
5/1/2014 11:08:19 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Uncharacteristic for the weather to be so hot here. We are expecting 97 degrees today. Looks to last this week. My sister isn't progressing w...  Read more


I have come back
4/30/2014 12:18:39 PM,  1 COMMENTS

After quite an absence, I came back to get accountable and organized and focused. My husband has retired. I have an adjustment with another one...  Read more


self note: adrenal gland thoughts
4/30/2014 12:36:08 AM,  4 COMMENTS

While I was looking into symptoms and characteristics etc that are really dragging me down, certain words and themes kept recurring. Am beginning to...  Read more


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