Write Your Own Blogs

Have you posted your own blog? If not, learn blogging basics in the article "Using Your Blog at SparkPeople."

Learn About Blogging
See Popular Blogs

Blogs by Members of Surviving Cancer

Return To the Team Surviving Cancer

  • A Tribute to My Brother

    8/16/2016 7:20:47 AM, by VEGGIEPAT

    My big brother, Bob, just passed away yesterday. I feel so lost and confused right now, but hoping that his bravery will help me live a healthier... Read more

  • bladder cancer

    8/16/2016 3:05:47 AM, by BLACKIE2

    Today my world changed. My husband has bladder cancer. Procedure is on the 17th.... Read more

  • One month later...

    8/15/2016 10:39:25 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I haven't blogged in a month. The first two weeks I was out of town and had a very challenging, but vert rewarding get away, We watch two of ou... Read more

  • Pathologist Report

    8/15/2016 6:45:33 PM, by SOPHIEDO13

    It's Benign !! WooHoo !! it'll have to be watched of course, but I feel like one Lucky Gal. Thanks everyone for your prayers. I'll try to reac... Read more

  • Salutation to the Dawn

    8/15/2016 3:49:40 AM, by MARTHA-ANN

    This is an ancient Sanskrit proverb by the fifth century poet Kalidasa and is one of my favourite poems, it seems to sum things up perfectly. H... Read more

  • Spark coach

    8/14/2016 10:07:36 AM, by MISSA526

    My mom is a big positive motivation in my life. My dad trys, sometimes but he eats mostly unhealthy foods. My boyfriend is getting better. . we'r... Read more

  • Hmmmm

    8/13/2016 11:18:59 PM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    As usual when I came here it was to use the nutritional tracker and then got carried away with all the different ways to earn spark points. Why... Read more

  • Fitbitting It

    8/13/2016 1:51:17 PM, by HALFTWO

    I may have mentioned that I received a Fitbit for my birthday last weekend. I wasn't sure about it, thinking I had to get 10,000 steps to meet m... Read more

  • Turning of the Wheel: A Circular Plot

    8/13/2016 12:49:18 PM, by DISNEYLIFE

    For all you Garrison Keillor fans - many moons ago, I was and English major.... I remember sitting in my very expensive Arthurian Legend class an... Read more

  • Week 12

    8/12/2016 1:56:13 PM, by WN2BTHNR

    Surprised, but not...I did lose 2 pounds! Haven't been eating the healthiest, but I have been trying to control my portions. I've also kicked m... Read more

  • Thursday

    8/12/2016 3:17:18 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    Was up early and caught up on paperwork. Had brunch at a nearby restaurant, just an appetizer. Thought I'd be eating again. Never did. It... Read more

  • Eating From a Cat Food Dish

    8/11/2016 8:25:32 PM, by HAUGHTMESS

    Just think of all the diets out there.....I think I might have tried them all (or somewhere in the 90% range). I have come to the conclusion th... Read more

  • Balance Journey Day 402: MY emotions are back

    8/11/2016 11:49:48 AM, by WRITE-OWN-STORY

    God, it feels so good to have my emotions back to their normal state. I was actually truly happy yesterday for the first time since I don't know... Read more

  • My Cousins Reunion and My THYROID!

    8/11/2016 7:05:20 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    Last weekend I went to my "Cousins Reunion". I was on the committee to plan the reunion. It was so much fun being with family. Read more

  • Wednesday, August 10

    8/11/2016 2:03:00 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    Strange day. Woke up feeling alive. Of course, lit up the computer first thing. There was no good time to eat. Took afternoon nap and did... Read more

  • emotional response

    8/10/2016 6:07:00 PM, by SUEJENN

    I cannot believe it. I just went to the fridge to get out some food for dinner and my husband walks over to the dishwasher and says that he was g... Read more

  • I am getting MARRIED!

    8/10/2016 9:02:26 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    On August 4th I drove into Minneapolis and picked up John at the airport. Within the first hour I was ENGAGED to be MARRIED for the first time!! ... Read more

  • Birthday Cakes And All That Jazz

    8/10/2016 8:41:59 AM, by HALFTWO

    Thank you, GrayGranny for the birthday wishes! It was a pretty special day. My celebrations started on Saturday and went through to last night.... Read more

  • Take the rough with the smooth...

    8/10/2016 3:53:52 AM, by MARTHA-ANN

    lt's been a bit of a bad couple of weeks health wise...the rough! The doctor dropped me another tablet and it's taken me nine days to recove... Read more

  • The real Tuesday, August 9

    8/9/2016 4:09:32 PM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    I haven't slept since Monday. It is daytime Tuesday and my being awake during the daylight hours is unusual. I'm a real night owl and had bee... Read more

  • Monday tale

    8/9/2016 4:23:14 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    Ate breakfast at Cracker Barrel. Arrived home to ants. Lots and lots of ants. Took me a couple hours to deal with them. Have chemical all... Read more

  • Happy Birthday to me!

    8/8/2016 11:32:01 PM, by HIKESHAPPY

    Today has been my 53rd birthday. It was a pretty average day. I'm still dealing with chronic pain. But I've received some help that I think wi... Read more

  • Inspirational Article

    8/8/2016 2:44:09 PM, by BOBBIEELEE

    I found this web site and thought this was a really helpful list for our Spark journey. Love the checklist on the very last page! : http://... Read more

  • Now on Atkins diet at cardiologist recommendation

    8/8/2016 8:43:43 AM, by LOLAJEAN

    So I am beginning week 3 of the Atkins diet (or as close as I have managed so far). Keeping carbs under 20 grams a day is not an easy task!! I ... Read more

  • South Pacific

    8/8/2016 6:36:54 AM, by GALVINROBERT

    We had a wonderful vacation, non-stop party... Read more

  • Ate more/Sunday

    8/8/2016 1:43:04 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    I really tried to eat more. Had a grilled chicken salad. Still not much when I plugged into the nutritional food diary. Will try to eat a b... Read more

  • Lost and Found

    8/7/2016 8:51:29 PM, by HAUGHTMESS

    Note to self: If you lose your excuses, you'll find your results! So very true. Its easy to convince myself that I am too tired or too busy to... Read more

  • Ouilts

    8/7/2016 1:27:12 PM, by CELLOPLAYER1

    I have recently gotten a long-arm quilting machine. These are some of my first quilts on my machine plus some I had quilted on my regular sewing... Read more

  • How I Know It's Working - NSVs

    8/7/2016 11:53:49 AM, by HALFTWO

    If you are new to the weight loss journey, you may not know that NSVs are as important as the number on the scale. NSV means "Non-Scale Victory"... Read more

  • 1StupidChick/Blog Entry 2

    8/7/2016 9:25:06 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    Hope this all posts under the first entry as a continuous blog, not scattered about the SparkPeople willy nilly. I'm learning my way around and... Read more

  • three years later...

    8/6/2016 5:43:24 PM, by KACHARA

    It has been three years since I had my son. My life has been both a financial and emotional rollercoaster. My son gets bigger and bigger and stil... Read more

  • Spark coach

    8/6/2016 11:35:46 AM, by MISSA526

    My biggest accomplishment so far is losing 25 pounds! Also fitting into a pair of shorts I haven't been able to wear in 4 years!!... Read more

  • Introduction

    8/6/2016 4:05:50 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    Hello all and welcome to my SparkPeople Blog. I'm 72 years old, will be 73 in a week and half. I have poor health due to several cancers a... Read more

  • Spark premium

    8/5/2016 4:29:41 PM, by PGBACK

    I joined Sparkpeople Premium today. I have never tried Spark Coach before. I am very excited about Spark Coach and no ads. Wishing everyone m... Read more

  • Week 11

    8/5/2016 2:09:37 PM, by WN2BTHNR

    hmpf! I'm not concentrating and really focusing on being better about eating, exercising, etc etc. I need a real swift kick in the rear end! I... Read more

  • The dust is finally settling..

    8/4/2016 12:44:17 PM, by BIKEORAMA

    After three long weeks of packing and moving (in the 90-degree weather, mind you!), we are finally settling into our new home. I didn't track wha... Read more

  • Feeling sad.

    8/4/2016 11:28:13 AM, by FULLOHOPE

    It's been quite a morning and it's only 10:15. I realized I hadn't seen any FB posts from my friend Barbara in a while so I searched her name. ... Read more

  • Life changes mean I will put me first

    8/3/2016 11:15:07 AM, by BITTERBLONDE

    Wow, it's been a ride. I'm still in a fog. My mother recently passed in June and I had been consumed with her care as well as trying to take care... Read more

  • A fast to detox and pray..............

    8/3/2016 9:36:42 AM, by JULIES_PLAN

    Today I am embarking on a 3 day fast to detox my body and pray............ Saturday will be the new dietary plan.... Read more

  • Medical Botox for Migraines on August 4th!!

    8/2/2016 3:06:38 PM, by MISSA526

    I cannot wait! For the last week and a half I've had a migraine nearly every day. Really bad one's at times. today happens to be one of those day... Read more

Page 3 of 20: