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  • Weigh in tomorrow

    8/29/2016 12:38:19 AM, by MICKEY86X

    I am totally nervous for weigh in tomorrow. I'm afraid the scale will go up or not go down. I've stuck to the 1200 cal per day and I am exercisin... Read more

  • Moving Forward

    8/28/2016 11:37:40 PM, by MIDORI_SPARK

    Hello Spark Friends, I'm writing my first blog post in a long long time and there is a pretty big confession I have to make. I just thought ... Read more

  • 5 reasons to work out

    8/28/2016 4:58:49 PM, by 813SLIM

    --feel more energetic --feel stronger --feel happier --like the music and dancing --feel better about myself... Read more

  • Feeling stronger everyday

    8/28/2016 4:12:37 PM, by MLIEN913

    This has been an off week. I ate well but suffered a few days of the blahs. That plus a week of steroids for my neck could mean a weight gain. If... Read more

  • Another new week

    8/28/2016 7:26:49 AM, by SEASPIRIT1

    I'm 52 this year and it's my plan to spend the 52 weeks of this year trying new things. And with a goal of losing weight and regaining my health ... Read more

  • Ocean Day for me

    8/28/2016 5:47:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Biking on the beach Saturday was the beach day! We brought our bikes and stopped at Odiorne state park. What a beautiful spot. We did a big ... Read more

  • Busy Saturday

    8/27/2016 8:15:54 PM, by MLIEN913

    It was a little busier than expected. The car needed service and that took a couple of hours. Then there were the chores that required running ab... Read more

  • No mentor

    8/27/2016 11:18:18 AM, by 813SLIM

    One of my big disappointment so far, has been that I really have not found a mentor that can help me on this journey. I would like to have daily ... Read more

  • Drink More, Eat Less!

    8/27/2016 6:21:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    Drink more, eat less. My doctor recently told me that I should focus on my drinking to curb my eating. If I drink more before a meal, I will ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/27/2016 3:41:06 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. ' - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to facebook.c... Read more

  • new bed

    8/26/2016 10:10:44 PM, by IMREITE

    so far i like it, my hubby stull wants to make adjustments but i am good.... Read more

  • Feeling ready

    8/26/2016 1:24:21 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today I feel motivated so I've done most of my workouts in the morning to avoid the heat. After work today I have a lot of clearing to do. I can... Read more

  • Goodwill School Shopping

    8/26/2016 5:20:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    Goodwill School shopping Recently I took a trip to the Goodwill Store in Concord, NH. Ihad my list, and knew what I needed. As a teacher, I l... Read more

  • keep stretching

    8/25/2016 11:50:20 PM, by IMREITE

    i want to exercise more mindully so i am adding more stretching/yoga type routines. i did it 3 nights in a row and wednesday i was a bit under th... Read more

  • Faking it till I make it

    8/25/2016 3:15:06 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today is one of those days where I have no motivation. So, I fake it. I've taken 2 walks, worked on the punching bag, did some stair step ups and... Read more

  • ROWING MACHINE and other rants

    8/25/2016 10:04:20 AM, by IGOTTHISYOUBET

    There is something about the rowing machine that I really like. It's meditative a bit because I have to pay attention to my form, make note of m... Read more

  • LIghtbulb just went off in my head

    8/25/2016 9:36:13 AM, by SUZYB53

    When I started this round with Sparkpeople, I was lucky enough to come upon on a 30 day challenge that began with an article about non-scale suc... Read more

  • Not Living by Bread Alone

    8/25/2016 5:32:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    Man shall not live by bread alone-cutting carbs I received some sobering news from my doctor yesterday: Make more changes to lower the A1C, ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/25/2016 1:06:52 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Pay attention. Cultivate awareness. Life cannot be lived fully or joyfully if our thoughts are focused on regretting the past, preoccupie... Read more

  • fillings done

    8/24/2016 9:36:48 PM, by IMREITE

    went to the dentist today and had fillings done. so glad that is over.... Read more

  • Gotta keep moving...24 Aug 2016

    8/24/2016 1:17:40 PM, by MLIEN913

    As sleepy as I feel I must keep moving if I want the weight to fall. Today is a great day for it too. The sun is bright and air is cleaner. I'm... Read more

  • My exercise excuses!

    8/24/2016 8:58:31 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    On some days I get up and meet several ladies for a nice 45 minute walk. Other days I manage to stay active doing daily tasks, but some days I b... Read more

  • Walkers / Runners

    8/24/2016 7:28:09 AM, by IGOTTHISYOUBET

    I got out of bed and with every step I said "ouch", "ouch" lol. My feet hurt! Since early June, I have been making a concentrated effort to wal... Read more

  • Living History at the Pierce Homestead

    8/24/2016 5:24:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    History lives on at the Homestead There is something special about being someone else for a day. Someone admired and historically important. ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/23/2016 11:18:30 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Resilience is about believing in yourself, and trusting your own wisdom rather than being swayed by the opinion of others." - Jonatha... Read more

  • doing what i enjoy

    8/23/2016 9:40:02 PM, by IMREITE

    some time i zone out and think about all the things i want to do. other times i speak up and see opportunities open up to do them . i hope i can ... Read more

  • Weigh in

    8/23/2016 6:49:01 PM, by MICKEY86X

    Did my first official weigh in of week one yesterday. My starting weight was 199. Yesterday 188.2 👇10.8 lb's. I imagine that's the water weigh... Read more

  • Day 50 Minute Solution & Away We Go!

    8/23/2016 12:04:16 PM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - Getting started is the biggest hurdle. Now that you have actually done something, how to keep going? To sustain an exercise plan use th... Read more

  • Banish migraines

    8/23/2016 10:41:26 AM, by MLIEN913

    I'm exhausted this morning. A screaming migraine woke me at 2am and again at 4am. The last one kept me awake. I finally got it down after 4 pills... Read more

  • Life is like a Tube of Toothpaste

    8/23/2016 5:30:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    Many times, life is like a tube of toothpaste. Words are spoken and are never forgotten. Words can never be taken back once they come out. As ... Read more

  • Alzheimer's End Care

    8/23/2016 2:47:56 AM, by DREAMCREATOR

    Twenty years ago I needed a part time job. I had left a full time career position in retail sales management because I was burned out. I had some... Read more

  • Friends

    8/22/2016 11:07:45 PM, by 813SLIM

    Friends are generally positive influences in my food and diet as they watch themselves and most are thin.... Read more

  • Monday Monday

    8/22/2016 7:25:38 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today has been a good day. My neck is fine and it was a gorgeous day. I am truly bkessed.... Read more

  • Day 49 Just Do Something & Getting Ready to Go

    8/22/2016 1:08:12 PM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - When you have goals but no momentum - Just do something then you are started. Pick out the tiniest action you can take. Repeat the acti... Read more

  • Bucket List for the Fall of 2016

    8/22/2016 11:08:11 AM, by TULIPGIRL2016

    This summer I set goals. I wanted to do 1,000,000 steps, 500 miles on the bike, lose 15 pounds and read 6 books for me (not class, not health, n... Read more

  • Trying to find Inspiration.

    8/22/2016 8:59:03 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    Ok so I bucked up and paid for the ad-free experience which includes the SparkCoach part of the program. I have found that I have logged in dail... Read more

  • Update!

    8/22/2016 7:17:17 AM, by LUCYVT

    I was 😢 that I didn't bring my Jawbone Up24 w/me c... Read more

  • Technical Difficulties & Depression?

    8/22/2016 5:38:12 AM, by SUPER_CIARA

    Since getting a new router, I've been unable to get my... Read more

  • More about the Mountain

    8/22/2016 5:16:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday the Spark People site had some technical difficulties. I was only able to post half of the blog that I had written about hiking Mt. Mo... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/22/2016 2:11:27 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " There are a hundred valid reasons why something can't be done, but only one reason, Commitment, why it can. " - Jonathan Lockwood Huie,... Read more

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