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 Club francophone

Return To the Team Club francophone

  • Why do I live in Ohio?

    1/12/2018 4:05:30 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I just spent 30 minutes, 50 lb of ice melt, and 16 lb of Epsom salts on the Great Lake outside of my apartment; I managed to make a path of salt ... Read more

  • Blegh

    1/12/2018 4:10:08 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    The oral diabetes medication I was prescribed — glipizide — has caused uncontrollable vomiting and diarrhea (which metformin did too). So I had t... Read more

  • Supplements, Sun Basket

    1/9/2018 12:25:41 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I got the results of my A1C :/ it was 10.3. It should be below 7, ideally below 6. I’m going to work on it, with the help of the new meds. I pi... Read more

  • New medicine

    1/8/2018 8:53:44 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I made an emergency appointment with my doctor today to get some new medicine to hopefully bring down my blood sugar. I hope I won’t need it fore... Read more

  • Pushing forward

    1/8/2018 6:45:42 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I woke up at 6 am, used the elliptical, and made myself breakfast: scrambled eggs, a laughing cow wedge, and a piece of gluten free toast. Lunch ... Read more

  • My blood sugar....

    1/7/2018 4:04:36 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    ... today it is 395 :/ I haven’t checked it in a while because I was traveling and then catching up at work This is a problem. Good thing I ... Read more

  • He was only 39

    1/7/2018 12:58:02 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    Today I learned that a guy I used to date died from a heart attack. He was only 39. :( It’s really sad. He was just married last year... I r... Read more

  • Buenos Aires! - 2017 recap and 2018 goals

    1/1/2018 9:47:05 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Hello everyone! 2017 ——— 1. Was hospitalized for mental health issues and experimented with new medication until I found something that... Read more

  • 6 am or bust

    11/15/2017 7:02:58 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    It’s been difficult getting used to work. The stress has made me want to binge eat / get fast food on the way to and from work. Sitting in a c... Read more

  • Found a good pace

    11/9/2017 11:07:04 AM, by MORECOFFEE96

    I decided to keep my pace nice and easy this time. I think the biggest reason I keep giving up on this goal is that I get too winded and feel lik... Read more

  • Excellent run today

    11/7/2017 6:58:27 PM, by MORECOFFEE96

    Back to the gym today. I also invited a friend to come workout with me. More motivation😉... Read more

  • Started running again

    10/31/2017 10:25:38 AM, by MORECOFFEE96

    Since my shoulder injury I have been out of the gym for a long time. I still can't raise my arm all of the way but I figured I can pump them low ... Read more

  • Right shoulder still a problem

    10/12/2017 11:28:07 AM, by MORECOFFEE96

    I got a one hour massage today to treat my shoulder. I am still not able to lift my right arm all of the way. It has been almost a year since thi... Read more

  • 2 weeks

    8/19/2017 8:55:08 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm starting to get the lay of the land at work, and I'm shadowing other developers on my team. I'm still in disbelief that I got this job (so gr... Read more

  • First few days

    8/8/2017 6:31:03 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    ...have gone well! I did so much walking yesterday that I couldn't even go to the gym. I was quite tired, but now I'm situated in my new office... Read more

  • Graduated!

    8/4/2017 9:43:19 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Today I finished my boot camp and earned my certificate of software development :) Monday I begin my new job at Chase! For my next feat, I pl... Read more

  • Day 4 - have my starting weight!

    7/27/2017 8:26:11 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    A few days ago my scale wouldn't even weigh me (it's only supposed to go to 400 lb, so I assumed I was 405-410). Welllllll, I had a few great day... Read more

  • How things have changed!

    7/23/2017 2:46:46 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Sorry I've been gone so long! 1. Mental Health- the Lamictal has been wonderful for me. I feel so much better on it and will continue to take i... Read more

  • Right shoulder problem update

    5/29/2017 9:56:37 AM, by MORECOFFEE96

    I went to the doctor on Wednesday May 24, 2017 and finally got my shoulder looked at. Dr. gave me a muscle relaxer and an anti inflammatory. Sh... Read more

  • Quick Update

    5/12/2017 2:56:14 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Boot camp starts Monday! I'm trying a new medicine, lamictal, for my bipolar. So far so good! Sorry I haven't been blogging much. I'v... Read more

  • Right shoulder problem

    4/30/2017 10:47:12 AM, by MORECOFFEE96

    I was reviewing my blog posts this morning and discovered that this right shoulder problem I am having started 6 months ago. It really is time ... Read more

  • Whoa!

    4/26/2017 8:40:09 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I woke up today and I was back down to 391.4 :) OKAY, maybe it was just water weight. That means I only have 3 lbs to lose to be back to where I ... Read more

  • New starting weight

    4/25/2017 8:06:31 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    394.2 A gain of almost 6 lbs :/ all of the fast food and maybe the side effects of my medicine contributed to this gain. I think I need to j... Read more

  • I moved!

    4/24/2017 6:33:18 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    The move is over! Now I'm unpacking everything. I have 3 weeks until the bootcamp starts, so I'm planning to focus on eating healthy, going to th... Read more

  • Low Carb and updated Fast Food Plan

    4/11/2017 8:18:45 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I took a diabetes education class with my friend, Cat! The dietitian there recommended that I try to get 10 servings of 15g carb, or about 150g p... Read more

  • Packing

    4/7/2017 7:07:13 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    My brother is coming out to help me pack for the move this weekend! For the past 2 days, I've been eating breakfast and sticking to my eati... Read more

  • Weigh-in

    4/5/2017 12:16:52 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I gained 1.2 lb this week :( I know why. My cravings and portions have been out of control -- from pizza last Wednesday to fast food ... Read more

  • :D

    4/3/2017 12:18:09 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Today I was feeling good so I went a little bit faster at the gym. I managed to beat my personal best on my mile of jogging intervals by more tha... Read more

  • Weekly weigh in

    3/29/2017 1:41:19 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm down 2.2 lb this week :D!!! I wasn't perfect (far from it), but I made a lot of good, small decisions. Hopefully this trend conti... Read more

  • Gym day 2 and packing

    3/27/2017 1:39:33 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    A good start to the week! I made it to the gym this morning despite not wanting to go (I guess that's why it helps to have a gym buddy, right? Sh... Read more

  • Moving!

    3/25/2017 11:54:49 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm so happy!!!! I'm going to be moving from this apartment to another one with the same floor plan, in a different building. Why? Because th... Read more

  • First day at new gym

    3/23/2017 8:52:22 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    Went well!! I took the advice of other Sparkers and I didn't push myself too hard. I did a brief warm up on the elliptical (phew that thing... Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-In

    3/22/2017 12:08:46 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Omgosh! I weighed in much lower than I thought I would and well below the threshold for my scale to measure me. 390.4 I was expecting ... Read more

  • Feeling Better

    3/21/2017 5:59:10 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Thanks for the support on my last blog. It means a lot to me that so many wonderful Sparkfriends are supporting me. I had my appointment wi... Read more

  • First day back

    3/20/2017 9:58:25 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    It feels really weird to be back in my apartment, but here I am! I have these memories of feeling bad in this apartment, so it's very stran... Read more

  • Back to Columbus

    3/19/2017 11:29:01 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    Last night we saw Beauty and the Beast. It was good! I also managed to only have a handful of my brother's popcorn, and I had a very sensible por... Read more

  • Fast Food Plan!

    3/17/2017 8:45:53 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Thanks to the helpful suggestions on my previous blog, I've decided not to demonize fast food, but to simply make a list of *allowed* meals that ... Read more

  • 2 Months

    3/17/2017 12:05:58 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    OK, I found out I have a seat reserved in the boot camp that starts May 15th (if you'll remember from my previous blogs, I had to take a leave of... Read more

  • I worked out today

    3/16/2017 11:17:20 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    This might not seem like much of an achievement but for me, at this time in my life, it is. I went to the mall and walked for 30 minutes because ... Read more

  • Joining a Gym with my friend!

    3/15/2017 12:03:10 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    It's amazing to me that this has transpired the way it has... because just yesterday I was thinking about how much I missed my (expensive) old fi... Read more

Page 1 of 20:
1
2
3