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Prodigal Son
4/17/2014 12:23:09 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Forty-two years ago, I was born into a very religious family. As I grew, I was taught the morals, principles and traditions of my inherited religion....  Read more

TUBBYSHUKER370

I'm still here...
2/21/2014 1:01:08 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I got a comment today from someone that brought me back to this place. As I went back and reread my blog post from a year ago, I started to remember w...  Read more

TUBBYSHUKER370

I'm in a magazine!
9/16/2013 12:25:26 PM,  35 COMMENTS

This month's FIRST for Women magazine featured a story on SparkPeople with me and two other ladies. I was shocked that a tiny pic of me was on the cov...  Read more

62NVON

Ready
8/14/2013 7:40:28 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Iíve been trying to remember back to the time three years ago when I was truly ready to start losing weight. What made it finally click after decades...  Read more

SWEETERINA71

Question about Body by Vi and other shakes
5/7/2013 1:43:06 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So, I have tons of friends selling Body by Vi. To me this is really just people reducing caloric intake, so they lose weight...which you can do with...  Read more

BRE7482

Exercise Guilt?
4/23/2013 10:29:28 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I love the workouts I do... mostly FIRM DVDs... and I regularly push myself with heavier weights and higher intensity within the workouts. However, I...  Read more

62NVON

I did it! Well, most of it...
4/1/2013 8:15:57 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm checking in to let you guys know how I did on my goals I set for March. Here they are: Goals for the month: 1,000 fitness minutes 8 cup...  Read more

62NVON

New month, fresh start
3/1/2013 9:04:51 AM,  3 COMMENTS

January and February were really busy months for me with lots of work stress. It shows in my energy level and on the scale. However, I am committ...  Read more

62NVON

Moaning from the closet
2/24/2013 5:24:52 PM,  2 COMMENTS

There is moaning coming from my closet. It's not me. I am just full on cursing. It's my buttons, you see. I've always been hard on buttons but lately...  Read more

SKINNIKKI

Oscars Workout Game
2/24/2013 9:44:21 AM,  6 COMMENTS

The challenge for this week is to create a workout game and perform it twice this week. Since the Oscars comes on tonight, I decided to create one es...  Read more

BRE7482

Challenge Blog: A Little About Me
2/22/2013 9:54:33 AM,  11 COMMENTS

To be honest I never know what to say when someone says, "Tell me a little about yourself." So, I guess I'll just start rambling and see what happens...  Read more

BRE7482

Worth More Than Your Weight
2/20/2013 1:08:25 PM,  4 COMMENTS

This post is not for me. At least, not for me, now. As I blogged earlier today, I was up 4 pounds this week according to the scale, and that's OK. But...  Read more

ADAMM9

Looking for SKINNIKKI
2/19/2013 2:10:18 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm back. Yes, over the last 2 years I've said that at least 6 different times with my status updates. I really don't have time with my job to be on S...  Read more

SKINNIKKI

When did eating healthy become synonymous with eating gross crap?
1/16/2013 4:37:41 PM,  3 COMMENTS

This is a post I did today about the weird, gross concoctions health and fitness experts want to pass off on us as "treats." Another rant, of course!...  Read more

MOMMYSWAMI

Motivation
1/15/2013 8:48:48 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Over on Dailymile today, the Dailymission was: "What would you say is your primary source of motivation?" This question has been done to dea...  Read more

ADAMM9

Trying to stay focused...
1/14/2013 11:14:37 AM,  4 COMMENTS

It's my extremely busy time at work for the next few weeks, so while I may not be as active on SP for a while, I do check in and browse the friend fee...  Read more

62NVON

2012 Review... Just a 'lil Late
1/10/2013 8:10:02 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I had a brief moment on January 2nd to look back at my 2012 experience and it didn't look all that bad. I have lots of room for improvement but don't...  Read more

NIKI8911

Plus Size?!!!
1/10/2013 3:42:55 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This blog post I wrote earlier today for my website. It's about the ludicrous and harmful sizing in the modeling and marketing industries with a video...  Read more

MOMMYSWAMI

Aw SNAP!
1/3/2013 11:21:27 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I had a feeling it was going to happen and it did but it still sucks! I was 159lbs before Christmas and am now 163.6lbs. In stead of grumbling in...  Read more

INSPIRED4CHANGE

New Year, New Attitude!
1/3/2013 8:23:28 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I struggled a bit during December. I totally enjoyed myself, but it's time to get serious again. I'm about 4 pounds over my "scream weight." I am...  Read more

62NVON

2012 Retrospective and 2013 Goals
1/2/2013 10:41:53 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I guess it is that time of year. Time to look back on the last year and see what went well, what didn't go well, and what adjustments need to be made...  Read more

ADAMM9

Yearly Measurements...not good at all
1/2/2013 7:53:37 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Weight and Inches Since 2009 Starting Weight-------02/??/09-249.0 First 2010 Weigh In--01/04/10-228.4 First 2011 Weigh In--01/01/11-243.6...  Read more

BRE7482

3 Goals for 2013
1/1/2013 4:13:38 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Good lord, I can tell it's been a while. I couldn't even figure out how to find my spark page. But I'm back and happy to be. This is going to be my be...  Read more

MOMMYSWAMI

Someone give me a hand to get back on this wagon!
12/27/2012 4:23:15 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I'm struggling getting my act back together after relaxing (greatly) over the holidays. Too much over-indulgence for too many days has put me WA...  Read more

62NVON

An Excellent Strategy for the Holidays
12/20/2012 9:11:46 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I ran across this article today and had to share: This Holiday Season, Stop the Wrist Slaps and Write-Offs health.usnews.com/health-news/bl...  Read more

62NVON

Eat Yo Beets!
12/17/2012 12:28:12 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Do you eat your beets? I never really at them all that much until this year. But they are one of the alleged "superfoods" and are chock full of g...  Read more

ADAMM9

Thoughts and Prayers
12/15/2012 12:02:30 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I cannot imagine what the victims and families of the tragedy in CT are going through. Live each day to the fullest and hug your loved ones every day....  Read more

62NVON

You Can't Always See It
12/13/2012 4:11:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It's easy to get down on yourself when this journey isn't going exactly as you planned. But stay the course. Real change takes time, and success isn't...  Read more

ADAMM9

It doesn't have to be like this
12/12/2012 5:36:52 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Be Mindful!...  Read more

ADAMM9

I Never
12/11/2012 7:41:22 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Most mornings I begin the day with some black coffee and push-ups. Lately, it's been 75 push-ups. Some days, I bang out 100. I've gotten to the point...  Read more

ADAMM9

Quick Check-In
12/7/2012 11:29:49 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I've been a little MIA this week. I finally caught Dave's cold. So after working all day, all I want to do is lounge on the sofa. I'm giving myse...  Read more

62NVON

I MADE IT TO MY 50lbs GOAL!!
12/6/2012 11:42:33 AM,  9 COMMENTS

As of today I have officially made it to my 50lbs goal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 9 I am so happy!!!! 334 And as I head towards year 3 of me working o...  Read more

INSPIRED4CHANGE

Thanksgiving Recap
11/27/2012 12:55:06 PM,  2 COMMENTS

While I didn't overindulge on the big day, I seemed to carry over the relaxed eating and drinking mentality through the entire weekend. The good...  Read more

62NVON

THE SECRET TO ENJOYING YOUR THANKSGIVING MEAL (GUILT-FREE!)
11/21/2012 9:59:16 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Courtesy of Jeff Halevy: jeffhalevy.com/enjoy-your-thanksgiving-mea
l I'm going to enjoy myself guilt-free, but NOT give myself permiss...  Read more

62NVON

Quick Blog
11/20/2012 4:19:07 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I have not been very active. I have not eaten well. I have gained weight. That pretty much sums up what I've been doing health & wellness wis...  Read more

BRE7482

You are in the NORMAL weight range
11/17/2012 12:17:51 PM,  11 COMMENTS

10 mins ago, getting close to my 50lbs goal I decided to calculate my BMI again. In all honesty I need to lose a bit more than 50lbs but it was a su...  Read more

INSPIRED4CHANGE

For the sake of my 20's
11/15/2012 1:42:03 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So last Friday the evening ended up getting a little crazy. The plan was to go spend a gift certificate I got from my Birthday at a local brew pub bef...  Read more

NIKI8911

On a Mission....
11/15/2012 10:46:10 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I struggled to get 1,000 fitness minutes in October due to an injury. Today I find myself WAY off track to get 1,000 for November. Last week I w...  Read more

62NVON

National Weight Control Registry
11/14/2012 9:18:21 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I got my packet in the mail yesterday from the National Weight Control Registry. If you are not familiar with this group, here is the website: w...  Read more

62NVON

Simply Do Your Best
11/8/2012 8:40:55 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I ran across an article By Dr. Yoni Freedhoff today, and it was enlightening to me. In it, he said: "In any given week I bet I hear the phrase, "...  Read more

62NVON

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