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  • Injuries

    11/29/2016 10:19:48 AM, by SMALL_WORLD

    Something is definitely wrong with my right hip and it's driving me nuts. For the last six months I've been doing the "rest and find another acti... Read more

  • The last time

    10/10/2016 4:58:43 PM, by BEARTHOVEN

    The last time I was active on SparkPeople I had a very different life. I was single, no kids, my mom was alive and I had a long distance relation... Read more

  • Running

    3/16/2016 12:24:16 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    Back in February I signed up for my first race- it's in a few weeks. Last year I had wanted to try out this 5k (it supports a cause I love) but w... Read more

  • fitness friends

    3/15/2016 12:25:32 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    There are some days I feel more extroverted than normal. On those days (the last few, actually) I think that joining a gym would be really fun. ... Read more

  • Conflicting goals

    1/26/2016 11:52:42 AM, by SMALL_WORLD

    I'm in this weird place where I think I have too many conflicting fitness/weightloss goals. I'm training for a half marathon but also tryin... Read more

  • Space oddity

    1/18/2016 4:30:18 PM, by LIBRARIANM0M

    It's not as if David Bowie and I were great friends. I only knew him through his music, and he only knew me as one of many fans. Yet his passing ... Read more

  • A matter of effort

    1/17/2016 11:16:30 AM, by SMALL_WORLD

    Today is the last day in my first week of half-marathon training. (This is my definition of "slow" and "ease back into working out"). I can alre... Read more

  • Developing an athlete's mind

    1/10/2016 2:21:36 PM, by LIBRARIANM0M

    I was never an athlete. I did not participate in sports in elementary or secondary school. I participated in PE classes because I had to. Exercis... Read more

  • Atheist Acupuncturist that is chubby as heck

    1/9/2016 12:06:23 PM, by HEATHERZ70

    Ever feel bombarded with your life? Well that is me. I have so many things I am thankful for and am a fortunate woman. I also have a lot of st... Read more

  • rest days

    1/7/2016 8:37:06 AM, by SMALL_WORLD

    So I think (even after all the crap from the past few months) that I'm still in the 'maintaining weightloss' spectrum. The scale has never really... Read more

  • #firstrun2016

    1/2/2016 10:39:20 AM, by LIBRARIANM0M

    Got out for a great morning run with my two dogs. they loved it! about 16 degrees this morning but sunny and little wind. ... Read more

  • Home Gym Space

    1/1/2016 7:28:27 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    So I finally got the rest of the stuff to donate to Goodwill in the back of the car and was able to finish setting up my gym space in the garage.... Read more

  • hm

    12/29/2015 12:15:18 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    (warning: talk of eating disorders) So honestly I made it through 5 weeks of the PT program and didn't go in for the follow-up. There were s... Read more

  • Frustrations

    11/23/2015 3:18:43 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    So after much experimenting I've found that waking up early is totally my favorite thing ever. It's everything I hoped and imagined it would be. ... Read more

  • Depression Sucks

    10/15/2015 5:10:45 PM, by TERRIA2015

    Dear depression, I hate you! I hate that I can’t deal with you on my own. I hate that I can’t push you to the side and be strong enough to n... Read more

  • Mornings

    10/7/2015 2:18:26 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    If I woke up an hour earlier every morning just think of all the extra stuff I could get done. I could add a workout. I could knit! Catch up on T... Read more

  • Progress

    9/29/2015 11:48:42 AM, by SMALL_WORLD

    My last blog was in January when I talked about completing my virtual 10k New Year's Resolution. Well. Since then I've not only significantl... Read more

  • Ugh

    7/18/2015 10:57:33 AM, by SUGAHBUTT

    what a week. Ruined my streaks yesterday. Failed to spin the wheel. I didn't eat at all so nothing to track. Morbidly depressed. Unsure of wtf I'... Read more

  • Blah

    7/11/2015 4:34:39 PM, by SUGAHBUTT

    well I'm down 24 lbs. (sort of). I seem to fluctuate quite a bit. I'm just feeling extra moody and I'm right back into not wanting to log anythin... Read more

  • The evil BM (my step-daughter’s mom)

    7/2/2015 11:54:09 AM, by TERRIA2015

    This women causes me the most stress in my life. I hate the fact that she instantly causes my anxiety to kick in. It’s this horrible feeling th... Read more

  • Struggling

    6/18/2015 1:14:39 PM, by TERRIA2015

    This is my life in a nutshell. The only thing that is not stressing me out is my 8 month old baby boy. I'm faced with some of the hardest challen... Read more

  • Snowshoeing!

    2/3/2015 5:18:19 PM, by KMUZZY1

    Four years ago my sister and I decided we needed an activity or sport to get us into winter. Neither of us is a fan, despite having grown up in ... Read more

  • Virtual 10k!

    1/27/2015 10:56:03 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    So my big goal for January/my New Year's Resolution was to run a virtual 10k by February 1st. I wasn't sure I could do it, especially since I was... Read more

  • Weekend recap

    1/25/2015 11:32:21 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    ...me at every vegan restaurant ever. So I did it. Visited Phoenix, ate... Read more

  • Clothes and changes

    1/24/2015 10:53:42 AM, by SMALL_WORLD

    So, in packing to travel I realized the weather would be drastically different than my freezing-winter-in-the-mountai
    ns here at home and I we... Read more

  • Flexibility

    1/22/2015 11:13:10 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    I never feel more flexible then I do when stretching after a run. It defin... Read more

  • 30 Day Shred, Complete!

    1/22/2015 3:21:05 PM, by KMUZZY1

    Today I finished all 30 days at all 3 levels of Jillian's 30 Day Shred! I bought the DVD about 5 years ago, and even though I've used it m... Read more

  • Working on my fitness

    1/21/2015 3:46:19 PM, by KMUZZY1

    Feeling REALLY good about how this week has been going! Monday - stayed in 1,200 calorie range, ran 2.5 miles. Tuesday - stayed in 1,200 c... Read more

  • Treats!

    1/15/2015 4:27:47 PM, by KMUZZY1

    I had promised myself treats for each level of Jillian's 30 Day Shred I completed, just to help motivate me. Level 1 = new coffee mug (I'm a... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    1/6/2015 5:54:34 PM, by KMUZZY1

    I still am fighting this cold, but I'm back at it regardless! Sunday night, my husband started Jillian's 30 Day Shred! At first, I was like... Read more

  • Frustrated

    1/3/2015 3:09:22 PM, by KMUZZY1

    I was just getting back into the workout rhythm when, out of nowhere, I got really sick Wednesday evening. I had finished Jillian and even added... Read more

  • Post-Holidays

    12/29/2014 1:26:44 PM, by KMUZZY1

    Last week I took 5 days off of work to celebrate Christmas and my first year wedding anniversary. It was amazing, especially the couple's massag... Read more

  • Day 1 of Level 3!

    12/18/2014 4:59:03 PM, by KMUZZY1

    I've completed level 2 of Jilian's 20 Day Shred. I took half a week off to let my shoulder recover (it was starting to hurt in a "you puilled it... Read more

  • Level 2 of the 30 Day Shred Completed!

    12/9/2014 1:22:59 PM, by KMUZZY1

    Today, for the first time since I bought the DVD over four years ago, I completed level 2 of the 30 Day Shred. When I first started level 2, I t... Read more

  • Day 17 of the Shred

    12/2/2014 5:05:32 PM, by KMUZZY1

    I took 3 days (yikes!) off for Thanksgiving break. While it was nice, I also feel like that was probably too much, especially considering the fo... Read more

  • 30 Day Shred Level 1 Complete and Gaining 1 Pound

    11/24/2014 8:58:59 AM, by KMUZZY1

    Last Friday I completed day 10 of Level 1 of Jillian's 30 Day Shred! I'm two days into Level 2 (and back to struggling through the workouts). I... Read more

  • I am sore... and tired

    11/12/2014 12:30:24 PM, by KMUZZY1

    Today was a tough day. I had a hard time getting motivated, and I had a hard time pushing through Jillian's 30 Day Shred. I'm sore and I don't ... Read more

  • No Excuses November- checking in!

    11/11/2014 2:08:21 PM, by KMUZZY1

    Last week I started on my "No Excuse November" journey (I accidentally started ahead of time, oh well). Here's checking in: Day 6 of Jillia... Read more

  • No Excuses November- checking in!

    11/11/2014 2:08:20 PM, by KMUZZY1

    Last week I started on my "No Excuse November" journey (I accidentally started ahead of time, oh well). Here's checking in: Day 6 of Jillia... Read more

  • Stepkids and Junk Food

    11/6/2014 1:21:41 PM, by KMUZZY1

    One of the journeys I'm going to be on in the next month is going to be eating better. Food is probably the most baffling to me, and I'm constan... Read more

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