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  • Saying goodbye is never easy

    5/29/2017 9:04:07 PM, by LARENTA

    So today was the last day my brother was going to spend home. Now I won't see him until July. I bought a plane ticket to go visit him and his gir... Read more

  • Onderland yay!!

    5/29/2017 4:11:07 PM, by SOPHIEDO13

    It's official I've been in onderland for a month now. Today I weighed myself and I'm at 195lbs. I'm going to do a before & after pictures but ... Read more

  • Cleanse

    5/29/2017 4:12:47 AM, by METALBABE

    Day two of my cleanse. Last day of the terrible antibiotics I have been on. Hoping that this reboot will be just what my body needs to find its... Read more

  • Cheat day

    5/29/2017 12:32:30 AM, by HIGHWAYGIRL2004

    I'm not one to indulge in cheat days. I prefer to aim to eat well every day. I don't always succeed, but at least I try. Well, today I didn't ... Read more

  • Who's to blame?

    5/27/2017 6:33:07 PM, by MSWANNALOSEIT

    Who's to blame for the weight gain? I have been thinking about this question for a few days now. We can blame our family, friends, fast food plac... Read more

  • Been a long week....

    5/27/2017 2:13:20 PM, by ALLEYCATTUS

    First of all, I would like to say to all my friends a... Read more

  • Artificial reefs will boost marine life in Arabian Gulf - but at what cost?

    5/27/2017 9:06:48 AM, by LILLIEJACKS

    Νеw rulеs gоvеrnіng thе сrеаtіоn оf аrtіfісіаl rееfs іn thе Аrаbіаn Gulf wіll hеlр tо рrоmоtе rеsеаrсh аnd dеvеlор hеаlthу mаrіnе lіfе, thе соunt... Read more

  • Gratitude

    5/27/2017 4:09:31 AM, by METALBABE

    I could not be more grateful for the support of my Spark friends. I can't believe that after more than a year, all I had to do was reach out, an... Read more

  • Guiding our children

    5/27/2017 1:24:00 AM, by HIGHWAYGIRL2004

    So today I was at the grocery store, and I couldn't help but notice the lady in front of me. Her stuff was piled on the belt, and whom I presume... Read more

  • Day 5

    5/26/2017 5:55:53 AM, by STEPHANIE0929

    Day 5, what does day 5 mean to you? Today is my day 5 and people may be thinking, "that's it, Day 5?" For me it's "HOLY CRAP, I have tracke... Read more

  • What an awesome day!

    5/25/2017 11:00:29 PM, by HIGHWAYGIRL2004

    You ever have one of those days that feels like it's going to be an average day and turns out amazeballs? That's what today was like. I sle... Read more

  • Sonething that works

    5/25/2017 8:40:32 PM, by LARENTA

    I found out that telling my friends and family that I am watching out for my weight works for me. Even if they're not following any diet or doing... Read more

  • Sparkcoach

    5/25/2017 11:05:29 AM, by MISSA526

    Today I feel very sore.... Read more

  • dietition

    5/24/2017 1:28:29 PM, by PEGGY11

    Saw my diabetes dietition yesterday. My weight at TOPS on monday night was 199.5. Her scales said 188. I think I like her scales better. LOL. ... Read more

  • Update from Scans

    5/24/2017 11:50:10 AM, by SOPHIEDO13

    I got the telephone call from my Oncologist. Apparently the immunotherapy didn't work for me, so I think if they can get me in next Thursday or ... Read more

  • Day 3

    5/24/2017 6:57:49 AM, by STEPHANIE0929

    I'm counting the days. It was Sunday when I decided I needed to CHANGE something, something has GOT TO CLICK and I will feel the shift. I f... Read more

  • End of school year

    5/24/2017 5:09:18 AM, by CENTAURITIGER

    I know I haven't written much lately. It's getting to that point in time that the end of the school year is nigh and I'm buzzing around like a ma... Read more

  • Challenge accepted

    5/23/2017 11:52:15 PM, by HIGHWAYGIRL2004

    Well, I started a new challenge today. The walk/jog 5k. I rocked it today! 25 minutes on the treadmill while watching Big Bang Theory. 4 minu... Read more

  • Day 2

    5/23/2017 5:41:55 AM, by STEPHANIE0929

    Well, day 1 was a success! In the past I always looked at my weight loss on day 1 and would say, "I want to lose 63.8 pounds @ 2 pounds a week, s... Read more

  • Challenge Conquered

    5/22/2017 11:05:52 PM, by HIGHWAYGIRL2004

    Wow! It's been almost a week since I last blogged. I'm slacking! Hopefully I can get back with it. With summer coming, it might be a challenge... Read more

  • Overwhelmed... but that's OK

    5/22/2017 9:32:42 AM, by CFODEL

    Ahh, it's Monday again. I gained AGAIN this week. Sigh. But it's ok, because I've had a few awesome non-scale victories. I saw the endocrinol... Read more

  • Starting over......again

    5/22/2017 7:15:22 AM, by STEPHANIE0929

    Well, today appears to be another Day 1 for me. I used to get excited about "starting over" but I've done it so much in my life that today is, "e... Read more

  • Spark coach

    5/21/2017 3:27:54 PM, by MISSA526

    I feel extremely energetic!!!!... Read more

  • every day is a new start

    5/21/2017 2:23:56 AM, by BEVKIRK2

    spent the day going through things. gave some stuff to my step daughter. each day is getting easier. I am gonna get in shape. time for me... Read more

  • Working for the future

    5/20/2017 11:26:19 PM, by LARENTA

    This week I culminated the last step of a chapter in my life. I will miss it, but I am extremely happy it concluded! My graduation recital! Read more

  • Walk This Way Challenge, Day 1

    5/20/2017 10:09:51 PM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    Today was my first day of the Walk This Way Challenge. My tasks for today were to tell 3 people about my commitment to this challenge, which I di... Read more

  • Rough Day

    5/20/2017 3:26:10 AM, by BEVKIRK2

    today I was going through things. my husband passed away 2 months ago. just cleaning the house and putting things away, sets my mind to thinki... Read more

  • So I Guess This Is Happening Now

    5/19/2017 11:02:23 PM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    Today marks one week since I've gotten back on track. I don't know how much weight I've lost since I haven't had a working scale but I can defini... Read more

  • May update

    5/19/2017 10:20:38 PM, by BIKEORAMA

    Whew! It's been a while since I last updated this. My post-surgical site seems to be healing okay. Knock on wood, I haven't had any additional co... Read more

  • Beck Trek Day 25: Sabotaging thoughts

    5/19/2017 10:52:15 AM, by APHORNE

    I've been procrastinating posting yet another blog about all the dieting mistakes I've (repeatedly) made. As I read the list of potential sabotag... Read more

  • Cooling off!

    5/18/2017 10:06:56 AM, by ALLEYCATTUS

    and with good reason!! Was raining earlier today and ... Read more

  • How many times must I say.....

    5/17/2017 7:47:42 PM, by MSWANNALOSEIT

    How many times must I say, I'm going to start and don't. I'm going to start watching carbs and it still hasn't happen. I'm going to start w... Read more

  • Zonko ....

    5/17/2017 1:27:31 PM, by ALLEYCATTUS

    Yesterday was a really hard and nasty day at work- I we... Read more

  • l tried a walk...

    5/17/2017 7:58:30 AM, by MARTHA-ANN

    lt seems a long time since l've attempted anything like a walk but l've now been diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis and Spinal Stenosis which ... Read more

  • Storms and goals

    5/16/2017 11:16:30 PM, by HIGHWAYGIRL2004

    Wow! The weather has been crazy here today! A tornado hit a town about an hour and a half from here. It ripped through a trailer park and one p... Read more

  • A Bikini and a Pizza

    5/16/2017 6:49:47 PM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    Today has been a really good day! I did something pretty scary for me. I put on a bikini top and shorts and laid out on my deck to try to tan. I ... Read more

  • I'm Still Here!

    5/16/2017 4:34:17 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    May 6th was our six month Wedding anniversary. I had to work that day so the day before John and I went out to eat and to a movie. Read more

  • just re-joined the sparks people.

    5/16/2017 2:58:33 PM, by BEVKIRK2

    I was a member back in 2011. don't know why I stopped. I lost 60 pounds using this website before. I have since gained back around 40 of the p... Read more

  • Still here....

    5/16/2017 11:45:35 AM, by CFODEL

    I am not enjoying the insulin weight gain, but I am still here. I did some reading with Dr. Internet this week -- as you get your blood sugars u... Read more

  • Beck trek, Day 24: Dealing with discouragement

    5/16/2017 2:01:50 AM, by APHORNE

    Day 24: Dealing with discouragement. I definitely struggle with sabotaging thoughts like the ones Dr Beck lists: "I don't know if I can keep this... Read more

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