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  • First Loss!

    12/9/2014 2:04:31 AM, by TOMBOA

    Hello, All! Well, I did my first Monday weigh-in, and came in at a loss of just over 4 pounds, at 332.7 (or so). I'm very happy about that!... Read more

  • GULP!

    12/8/2014 10:01:00 PM, by PLMITCH

    Over the past few years I've done some pretty "interesting" things, many related to a healthy lifestyle. But I have to admit my latest decision... Read more

  • Clothes

    12/8/2014 3:57:20 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I'm waiting to buy new jeans. In the past I've bought low rise jeans that I couldn't keep up over my belly. Now I can keep them up where they sho... Read more

  • Weekend Over

    12/8/2014 1:13:49 AM, by TOMBOA

    Hello, All! Funky day today. I had that party this afternoon, which was perfect for grazing (I did probably more than I ought to have, but ... Read more

  • 12/7/14

    12/7/2014 9:33:10 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Many years ago I was studying to become a Permanent Deacon in the Catholic church. Due to a physical problem not being able to genuflect, the Ar... Read more

  • Food and Me

    12/7/2014 4:27:13 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I begin each day well and feeling motivated. Then I attend yet another function where food is served, I don't exercise because it's still raining... Read more

  • Meet Shirley

    12/7/2014 1:36:35 AM, by TOMBOA

    Hello, All! Well, I confess I'm a bit tired, so this entry will be pretty hodge-podge, more stream-of-consciousness than anything. You may ... Read more

  • 12/6/14

    12/6/2014 8:14:56 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Happy St. Nicholas Day! Brings back memories of being a kid and my mom would give us a stocking of candy on St. Nicholas Day. She would make mo... Read more

  • Today is the first day of my new life

    12/6/2014 6:41:33 AM, by PMBOURQUE

    i have been on Sparkpeople on and off since 2008. Today I am back for good, along with the support of my family and friends. Here is to the new m... Read more

  • Good Things

    12/6/2014 5:41:09 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I had a good birthday and heard from many relatives and friends. I had some good exercise times. I had many food successes. I feel motivated to g... Read more

  • Feelin' fat, dumb and happy (in a good way)

    12/5/2014 11:00:45 PM, by TOMBOA

    Hello, All! Again, thank you to all of you who are reading this. I do, as I constantly say, appreciate your attention. My title is sel... Read more

  • 12/5/14

    12/5/2014 7:58:57 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I keep trying to wonder how the media gets the information to report the news. We keep hearing about how the economy is recovering, and unemploy... Read more

  • Habits

    12/5/2014 5:58:28 AM, by PASTORVIC

    While I didn't have a "perfect " week I had a good week. I really enjoy my daily walk and like the changes I'm seeing in my body and how my cloth... Read more

  • Day 2 in the books, still satisfied

    12/5/2014 12:57:58 AM, by TOMBOA

    Hello, All! First of all, let me say again thank you to everyone who is reading this. I appreciate your taking time to check out my thought... Read more

  • How long do you meditate per day?

    12/4/2014 4:58:40 PM, by HAKAPES

    Recently I started my meditation habit really consistently. I do it both in the morning and in the evening, about 20 minutes each. When it i... Read more

  • 12/4/14

    12/4/2014 4:38:00 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Went through a mock interview with the outsourcing company, and although they had some constructive criticism, she said I did well. I just have ... Read more

  • Cookies

    12/4/2014 6:48:56 AM, by PASTORVIC

    This time of the year I have to attend many social functions. There are too many cookies! I need to stay away from the cookie tables altogether.... Read more

  • My Walks

    12/3/2014 4:51:19 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I have been walking the same route for quite some time now. Today I think I'll change it and add a steep hill.... Read more

  • Thanksgiving leftovers are FINISHED!

    12/2/2014 10:00:42 AM, by PLMITCH

    Even though we bought just a turkey breast and cooked for 5 people last Thursday, we did end up with a fair amount of Thanksgiving leftovers, so ... Read more

  • Ten Years

    12/2/2014 8:14:52 AM, by PASTORVIC

    In ten years I'll be 83. Wow! I want to be as healthy then as I am now. I intend to age well so I'll keep Sparking.... Read more

  • A Few of My Favorite Things

    12/1/2014 11:16:33 PM, by SPEEDYDOG

    Part 1: "I would just DIE!" I had just stepped into the elevator in the lobby of the building where I work. I saw a young woman slowly walk... Read more

  • 12/01/14

    12/1/2014 8:38:37 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well what a day. I sweated a phone interview for a job today and tried to cram my brain with technical information, and it was more of a HR inte... Read more

  • Extra Time

    12/1/2014 6:14:39 AM, by PASTORVIC

    If I had an extra hour a day I would divide it up between exercise and relaxation.... Read more

  • 11/30/14

    11/30/2014 8:00:51 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I don't understand why weekends go by so fast. My son and DIL left for home. My son came with a stomach issue, which I think he passed on ... Read more

  • Holiday Ebents

    11/30/2014 5:19:59 AM, by PASTORVIC

    There are many holiday events coming up. I am determined to stay with the spark program. I feel motivated and capable.... Read more

  • Reasons For Me to Work Out

    11/29/2014 9:04:09 AM, by PASTORVIC

    1. To honor my body as the temple of the Holy Spirit. 2. To beat the odds of more surgery. 3. To have the energy to continue working. 4.... Read more

  • 11/28/14

    11/28/2014 8:42:38 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy life is teaching me many lessons these days. Yesterday, with my sister-in-law, today I called a couple who are our best friends, to ask if t... Read more

  • My Mentor

    11/28/2014 7:52:20 AM, by PASTORVIC

    My mentor is my wife. She encourages to look after my health, cooks healthy meals, and encourages me to exercise. Most important, she prays for m... Read more

  • Picking Myself Back Up

    11/28/2014 3:34:49 AM, by ON2VICTORY

    Well it finally happened. I crashed. After 5 years of success and doing cool things, I thought I had the whole mental game pretty well figured ou... Read more

  • 11/27/14

    11/27/2014 8:43:30 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Today was a great day and a very sad day. We celebrated Thanksgiving with my Brother and his family, and I believe this will probably be the las... Read more

  • 11/24/14

    11/24/2014 10:50:12 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well the verdict of the grand jury was released and pandimonium is reigning in Ferguson. The police officer that shot Michael Brown was not indi... Read more

  • Fitness Goals

    11/24/2014 4:40:53 AM, by PASTORVIC

    My main goal is simply to be fit in all areas of my life. I want to avoid more heart surgery, lose weight, and have more energy. I'm well on the ... Read more

  • 11/23/14

    11/23/2014 11:15:10 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, today was a busy day. I cantored at Mass, and then went shopping for food with my wife. I then made a pot of beef stew and a pan of apple... Read more

  • A slump

    11/23/2014 7:53:10 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I feel like I'm entering a slump. Today's coaching tip helped me to feel more motivated and encouraged. I know discouragement can be destructive.... Read more

  • 11/22/14

    11/22/2014 9:17:35 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy, I don't know where this day went. I did finally get caught up on emails, and went shopping at three stores looking for used jeans, but I mu... Read more

  • The holidays

    11/22/2014 3:59:35 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I will be attending many events where food will be plentiful in the days ahead. I'm learning to make wise choices and to stay away from the sweet... Read more

  • My challenge for today

    11/21/2014 7:07:41 AM, by PASTORVIC

    Today I have Bible study at the manor. It's always a challenge to not eat too much when I am there.... Read more

  • Voyeurism at the Gym

    11/20/2014 8:44:40 PM, by BOSS61

    First things first, get your filthy mind out of the gutter. This is not a bl... Read more

  • 11/20/14

    11/20/2014 7:48:48 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I had a good meeting today, and made a few more contacts. I don't want to jinx a job chance, but I heard back from a recruiter who said that the... Read more

  • Well that was interesting...

    11/20/2014 3:08:07 PM, by LUKEDADDY

    So I just had an interesting experience... I packed my lunch today. Leftover Spagetti, an apple, a granola bar... I started eating and ... Read more

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