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  • Fitness

    2/5/2017 11:42:07 PM, by TBULER

    I did good with my workouts I am finding it's easier to stand for long time.... Read more

  • WHY

    2/5/2017 7:04:08 PM, by ELLENGRAY54

    Why do I really want to lose weight? Mostly I want to feel better, I've got to the point that I was sick and tired of being sick and tired. Th... Read more

  • is telling a stranger easier than telling someone you know

    2/5/2017 5:35:00 PM, by ANOTHERDAYLIVED

    I met a woman, we knew each others names, she could tell that I had a medical condition due to I was wearing a hat and only had wisps of hair und... Read more

  • Lets try this

    2/5/2017 5:14:51 PM, by ANOTHERDAYLIVED

    So I dont get motivated very often anymore... well other than when physical therapy is here, making me motivated, not sure thats motivation thoug... Read more

  • Hi

    2/5/2017 9:32:13 AM, by MELITTA61

    Good morning everyone...Super Sunday........ Read more

  • Not much to say!

    2/4/2017 8:57:38 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    It's been a busy week. Today was laundry day, then John and I just took it easy. Today's Positives: 1. I broiled skinless chicken thighs t... Read more

  • TGIF

    2/3/2017 10:57:08 AM, by CFODEL

    It has been busy the past few weeks. I am grateful today is Friday and there is a weekend coming. Yesterday was my husband's birthday, so we so... Read more

  • Starting Again. Take 28

    2/2/2017 10:16:54 PM, by ZOIEBETH75

    I am okay with starting over again. At least this time I am starting over when I stumble. I have been trying to make better food choices and wa... Read more

  • Breakthrough Day

    2/2/2017 8:20:00 AM, by CFODEL

    February started off with a BANG! I was at the office with two coworkers, and we decided to do lunch together. I asked if we could go somewhere... Read more

  • Glad to gain 10 pounds..

    2/1/2017 11:27:31 PM, by NANA2JONEMIMAT

    Last year was devastating. Cancer showed up in 2 lymph nodes in upper abdomen. Had 16 rounds of chemo. Dr said not working, stopped treatment a... Read more

  • Week 4 & 1st month done

    2/1/2017 10:45:07 PM, by ELLENGRAY54

    Week 4 went well got rid of last weeks little gain and then some. I am now down 6.4 lbs so happy that I am ahead of my goal of los... Read more

  • Balance Journey Day 575: FB meme - red vs. blue pills

    2/1/2017 4:36:13 PM, by ODDBELLE2011

    Today on FB there was a meme asking if you had a... Read more

  • About five weeks later...

    2/1/2017 1:58:17 PM, by WOLFMUM

    Well, I was on a roll, but the motivation just didn't seem to be there. Mid-December I stopped tracking, and I'm not entirely sure what happened.... Read more

  • I gave my 2 cents worth yesterday

    2/1/2017 4:21:06 AM, by SOPHIEDO13

    I received a survey by email regarding the Orthopedic Doc thru Florida Hosp. Which I have never had problems with. They saved my life, but i had... Read more

  • One Year...

    1/31/2017 1:22:01 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I just looked at my measurements to goal for the past year and was pleasantly encouraged. Waist - lost 3 1/2 inches Hips - lost 4 inches We... Read more

  • Homework from Spark Coach - Quick and Easy Meals

    1/30/2017 1:06:17 PM, by CFODEL

    I am in week 2 of the Healthy Cooking challenge, and I do Spark Coach. Today's prompt from Spark Coach was to put my list of quick and easy meal... Read more

  • In the waiting room.........again

    1/30/2017 9:44:33 AM, by CHERI*ANN7

    I am in the waiting room again. I had hernia surgery on the 19th. It seems the vertical incision site they used for the exploratory cancer surger... Read more

  • January 29, 2017 ~ Week #5

    1/29/2017 8:20:30 PM, by HICIM705

    Hello, SparkFriends! It is Sunday, 1/19/17 and I'm writing my 5th weekly blog of 2017. It is the 2nd day of the 3rd week of the Winter 5% C... Read more

  • Home At Last and Ready to Go!

    1/29/2017 6:16:33 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    After a month away to care for mom-in-law, plan her memorial, speak at her services, etc. it is so good to finally be back home. I missed my hus... Read more

  • The struggle

    1/28/2017 8:15:10 PM, by BRADGANG

    I have only gotten exercise in two days this week!! Every time I say I am going to do better something happens! I know I'm only making excuses bu... Read more

  • Gift Cards!

    1/28/2017 6:48:34 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    For our wedding John and I received many Gift Cards. Some were to stores like Walmart, Target and Bed, Bath and Beyond. Others were to restauran... Read more

  • Fitness

    1/28/2017 1:28:32 PM, by TBULER

    I got my workout in today, and I feel good about it.... Read more

  • Craving

    1/28/2017 1:24:18 PM, by TBULER

    I've been doing good with my sugar cravings.... Read more

  • Weight loss

    1/28/2017 1:07:48 PM, by TBULER

    This week was a struggle I gained 4.5lbs. I need to rethink what I'm eating and my workouts and fix them.... Read more

  • First Day - No Soda!!

    1/26/2017 8:55:34 PM, by TEALMEOC2013

    I did it. I made it through the whole day without drinking any soda. First day in many years this has happened! However, I have drank more water ... Read more

  • A day at the beach and a day in the city...

    1/26/2017 8:40:06 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    It has been so beautiful here since the storms. Yesterday my husband and I joined his brother and sister for a day in Santa Cruz. The storms da... Read more

  • What to eat

    1/25/2017 9:58:09 PM, by BRADGANG

    I have to have a procedure Friday at 12.30 pm and starting in the morning I can only have clear liquids and then nothing Friday until after proce... Read more

  • Week 3 done

    1/25/2017 9:41:06 PM, by ELLENGRAY54

    Had a small gain 0.4 not going to let it get to me. I did what needed to be done so the gain could be water weight, muscle or whatever. I stay... Read more

  • Try, Try, Try, Try... Again!

    1/25/2017 5:54:20 PM, by YOHANNAN

    I have been gone for three or four months this time. I have excuses, excuses, excuses... I have to learn to deal with my emotions no matter what ... Read more

  • Baby Steps

    1/25/2017 9:32:15 AM, by CFODEL

    I am excited -- I have a 21 day streak going of tracking my food. I think this is one of the most important steps for getting my diabetes under ... Read more

  • Physical Exam Month!

    1/25/2017 7:30:27 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    January is medical exam month for both my husband and me. Read more

  • Beautiful memories

    1/25/2017 12:32:10 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    We buried my mother-in-law today. She was a dynamo - WWII Army nurse, pediatric nurse, wife, mom of three, athlete, writer, grandmother of 8, gr... Read more

  • Couch to 5k

    1/24/2017 8:30:59 PM, by BRADGANG

    I downloaded the couch to 5k app and actually started it TODAY!! I feel really good afterwards but I did have to convince myself to get it done!!... Read more

  • Ugh I hate being sick

    1/24/2017 1:27:48 PM, by MISSA526

    I have a horrible sorethroat and I still don't have a doctor. I'm going to the walk in clinic tomorrow and hopefully get some relief. I can't hav... Read more

  • hate to complain

    1/23/2017 11:28:43 PM, by SOPHIEDO13

    What a run around today. Made an appt with a new Doc, was told by the Sport Rehab that they would be able to help me with pain. what a joke !! ... Read more

  • Day 4 - What have I done lately

    1/23/2017 7:04:46 PM, by TEALMEOC2013

    So today was an important day for me. I gave my stash of M&M's away from my drawer at work. Love those little buggers, but really need to work on... Read more

  • Progress

    1/23/2017 1:37:10 AM, by GOSPELFAN

    Time for a restart. I spent the last year kicking Cancer's butt, and really recovering from all that entails. I was ABSOLUTELY wiped out. Novembe... Read more

  • The Sore, the Proud

    1/22/2017 7:51:07 PM, by CFODEL

    I have been SO sore this week. My shoulders hurt when I reach, so do my arms. Even my quads hurt from squats. When it didn't work out to go wi... Read more

  • January 22, 2017 ~ Week #4

    1/22/2017 7:34:23 PM, by HICIM705

    Today is January 22, 2017, the beginning of the 4th week of this 'New Year'. It is also the 2nd day of the 2nd week of the 2017 Winter 5% Challen... Read more

  • Living Up In The Mountains

    1/22/2017 1:11:47 PM, by OUTDOORGIRL-72

    This is what happens when you live up in the mountains. DH & I have digging from 7:30 am this morning and it is 11am now. Here are a few pictures... Read more

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