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  • Peace amid the storm

    1/18/2017 5:49:59 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    With so much to accomplish before my mother-in-law's memorial next week, I really cherish these moments of calm when I am alone in her house betw... Read more

  • Week 2 done and over

    1/18/2017 2:20:56 PM, by ELLENGRAY54

    Another pound down so that's 4 lbs lost so far. I did well with exercise. ... Read more

  • Today I am a Pessimist

    1/18/2017 8:59:12 AM, by CFODEL

    My husband has been nagging for us to join a gym for a few weeks now. I told him I was all for it, as long as we could afford the fee, and that ... Read more

  • Progress

    1/17/2017 1:54:08 PM, by GOODFELINE

    I hit my first major weight loss goal, 275lbs. It's been nearly 10 years since I've weighed this much. My next little step in my BIG goal is 250l... Read more

  • Day 7

    1/17/2017 1:07:25 PM, by GLOMER

    Times are getting shorter between my showing up and trying to work it. Been using a Garmin and tracking my food and exercise there. Guess I just... Read more

  • January 2017 - PLAN to lose weight!

    1/17/2017 8:15:45 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    January 2017 finds me heavier than ever, especially after my trip to San Diego. Here's my "before" photo for 2017. Read more

  • Fitness

    1/17/2017 12:08:23 AM, by TBULER

    Today I did a mix of walking and stairs. ... Read more

  • Craving

    1/16/2017 11:57:14 PM, by TBULER

    Today I had a sugar craving I broke and had some candy.... Read more

  • Putting the past behind me...

    1/16/2017 5:55:22 AM, by MARTHA-ANN

    lt seems ages since l've blogged properly and l need to open up and get everything out, mostly for myself so l can move on. lt's been such a v... Read more

  • Weight loss

    1/16/2017 2:04:49 AM, by TBULER

    I'm done with week 1 and I lost 9lbs.... Read more

  • 2017 - Week #3 Begins

    1/15/2017 9:43:08 PM, by HICIM705

    Today is January 15, 2017, the beginning of the 3rd week of this 'New Year'. It is also the 2nd day of the 2017 Winter 5% Challenge. 2016... Read more

  • Forgot all about my Anniversary

    1/15/2017 8:34:21 PM, by OUTDOORGIRL-72

    Well Jan 6 went by and I forgot that I have been on Spark People for 9 years now. How time flies by. Still plugging along. ... Read more

  • Near the [First] Finish Line!

    1/14/2017 6:19:51 PM, by GOODFELINE

    Things have been going really well for me, which is actually kind of why I stopped blogging. My new job is wonderful. I didn't realize it was so ... Read more

  • First weekend on Sparkpeople

    1/14/2017 10:26:54 AM, by JETDOCTOR1

    It's Saturday morning and hello SP. my normal routine would be to get up, go to the RR and then straight to the refrigerator. Today something new... Read more

  • When plants take over

    1/13/2017 11:04:08 PM, by BIKEORAMA

    It's been a month and a half and my surgical drain was put back in. It just doesn't want to leave me, I swear! Good news is that it's draining fa... Read more

  • Another year...a new attempt

    1/13/2017 9:50:17 PM, by BRADGANG

    It's been a while and unfortunately I STILL haven't met or map two Ed my goals but...I am determined to make this y at MY TIME!! Determined. Moti... Read more

  • Professional Dieter checking in on Day 5

    1/13/2017 3:47:49 PM, by JETDOCTOR1

    I am a professional dieter. I've been honing my skillset for years and yet my results were always less than optimal and even though I... Read more

  • Mind Shift

    1/13/2017 2:48:52 PM, by MICHELLERDA

    Recently, I've been focusing on how I look at and think about things....particularly weight loss. Now, I've always been a glass half full ... Read more

  • Gotta get back on track

    1/12/2017 1:20:46 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    I was caring for my mom-in-law in her home with hospice help. She died yesterday morning. It was exhausting to care for her. Now the energy is... Read more

  • A big shout out for my coworker.........Yes!!!!! (fist pump)

    1/11/2017 1:15:05 PM, by JETDOCTOR1

    I just wanted to say thank you to my coworker TOMBRE7120X for joining me on our slimming and slender journey. We're both big, soft, squishy and h... Read more

  • Starting 2017

    1/11/2017 12:23:25 PM, by CFODEL

    Hello SparkPeople! I am back to trying to really focus on my weight and my diabetes. I have started a wellness program through my insurance com... Read more

  • 1st week

    1/11/2017 12:11:04 PM, by ELLENGRAY54

    For 1st week lost 3 lbs. I did exercise all but 3 days hurt my hip so took it easy and just worked on getting in some steps. ... Read more

  • Alkaline water users out there?

    1/10/2017 1:22:54 PM, by JETDOCTOR1

    I was curious how many of you drink alkaline water. I have an alkaline machine myself for medical reasons but truly love the taste ... Read more

  • Day 2 and focusing on focusing.

    1/10/2017 10:44:35 AM, by JETDOCTOR1

    I really like this site. I work in aerospace and everything is documented and more importantly, the data is scrutinized. I had to adjust my start... Read more

  • Back from California Trip!

    1/10/2017 9:44:35 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    John and I spent nine days, eight nights in the San Diego, California area. A couple at our church had given us a week in their timeshare as a we... Read more

  • 2017 is for myself

    1/9/2017 1:24:18 PM, by JETDOCTOR1

    Hello everyone. I'm starting a new blog and would like to journal my challenges and goals for myself and anyone else who feels the same way. If y... Read more

  • New Year Evaluation

    1/9/2017 8:44:07 AM, by HALFTWO

    Phfft! [Blows cobwebs away.] Hello. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? How are all doing? Me? Oh…I’m doing okay. As I believe yo... Read more

  • Another gym day...

    1/9/2017 1:26:10 AM, by CENTAURITIGER

    I hate the beginning of the year and gyms. Not that they're busy, not that there's more people looking to revamp their new year's resolutions (we... Read more

  • LAST CALL Invitation!!!

    1/8/2017 9:02:04 PM, by HICIM705

    Hello, SparkFriends! It is the beginning of the 2nd week of 2017 (Happy New Year!!!) and, now that the holidays/celebrations are es... Read more

  • Living Lights

    1/8/2017 8:37:12 PM, by FANCYQTR

    Last night my friend and I went to see Living Lights at the Butterfly Pavilion. The last time I went to anything they had around here for the ho... Read more

  • An Investment in My Future

    1/8/2017 6:25:57 PM, by MILDEXSPI

    I've been contemplating this for some time now, but today I made the commitment and purchased an Octane Fitness Seated Elliptical. This is my fav... Read more

  • Sparkcoach

    1/8/2017 9:44:44 AM, by MISSA526

    Passed up pizza yesterday!... Read more

  • Chugging along...

    1/8/2017 5:35:35 AM, by CENTAURITIGER

    Holidays were simply hectic for me. Between working from home, helping out a friend by checking in on her cats for her while she was on vacation,... Read more

  • Starting Line

    1/8/2017 1:47:44 AM, by KBARBOUR8

    I can't say that I've ever been at the starting line of a foot race, but I have been at the starting line of a few difficult things in my 23 year... Read more

  • The power of saying NO

    1/6/2017 8:12:58 PM, by KRYRED64

    "I picked up two big bottles of wine, hopefully that will last the evening haha" my husband says to me at lunchtime. I say "oooooh mannnn I REALL... Read more

  • Start of the weekend

    1/6/2017 6:36:20 AM, by SHEA6040

    Happy Friday. Snow and ice are coming later today but I'm getting ready to drive into work. Still hoping forecast stays true and it comes in l... Read more

  • Baby steps

    1/6/2017 2:26:20 AM, by TRIPLEGODDESS

    Slowly I am connecting with myself. I decided to take a stand this New Year. I took my first baby step by walking with a friend today. It was rat... Read more

  • Day 3

    1/5/2017 9:42:23 PM, by POLARBEARSCAT

    150.6 this morning. Less than a pound to see a new "tens" place number. Today I agree to cater an event next week, but I asked that they ha... Read more

  • Family legacy

    1/5/2017 12:55:45 PM, by PUNKYPOWER21

    My paternal grandmother died before I was born. She was always what my mother calls "heavy" (the "nice" word for "fat"). She died after having he... Read more


    1/5/2017 10:13:47 AM, by KRYRED64

    I'm not sure where and when it happened but I lost my motivation and gained 20lbs in a little over a year. NO I'm not a freshman in college and I... Read more

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