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  • Motivation 11/13/15

    11/13/2015 2:06:21 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    My inspiration today doesn’t come from a quote that I search for online. Today it comes from an article/interview that is featured on SP. Read more

  • Motivation 11/9/15

    11/9/2015 12:56:09 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitud... Read more

  • Motivation 8/25/15

    8/25/2015 3:58:01 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely... Read more

  • Motivation 6/22/15

    6/23/2015 1:17:06 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “When we stop judging ourselves, we stop judging other people. When we start loving ourselves, we start loving other people.” ~Unknown I... Read more

  • Motivation 3/4/15

    3/4/2015 12:29:12 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accompl... Read more

  • Motivation 3/3/15

    3/4/2015 12:50:40 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Stay committed to your decisions; but stay flexible in your approach.” ~ Tony Robbins I feel I am committed, but I have such a hard time me... Read more

  • Worst post-workout binge ever...

    1/3/2015 8:26:00 PM, by FFUSCO

    Well, I did it again. And this time I am writing so as to remember exactly how physically awful I feel right now after over-eating for no good re... Read more

  • Motivation 1/1/15

    1/1/2015 8:52:21 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “This is the new year the new you. You can pass through another year, coasting on cruise control. Or you can step out of your comfort zone, tryin... Read more

  • Motivation 12/31/14

    12/31/2014 9:50:30 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we... Read more

  • Motivation 12/18/14

    12/18/2014 11:57:48 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “You can complain that roses have thorns, or rejoice that thorns have roses.” ~ Ziggy I choose to rejoice that thorns have roses. It’s alway... Read more

  • Motivation 12/15/14

    12/15/2014 10:55:43 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or t... Read more

  • Motivation 12/2/14

    12/3/2014 1:24:02 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “A habit is something you can do without thinking – which is why most of us have so many of them.” ~ Frank A. Clark YES!! And how many do y... Read more

  • Handling Holidays with Aplomb

    11/29/2014 7:38:52 AM, by FFUSCO

    Greetings, Sparkers. It's been a hot minute since my last blog, but please trust that I have been taking at least fairly decent care of mys... Read more

  • BodPod: The Painful Truth!

    11/3/2014 3:55:34 PM, by KARSTASAURUS

    43.5% Body Fat. That's what a BodPod told me I was two weeks ago! 113lbs is a lot of weight to have lost. I always assumed that I was o... Read more

  • Motivation 10/30/14

    10/30/2014 3:02:24 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.” ~ English Proverb My goodness…It’s so easy to slip right back in to old eating habits. ... Read more

  • It's good to be an injured loser today!

    9/27/2014 9:34:54 AM, by FFUSCO

    Greetings, Sparkers! It's been far too long since my last entry, but rest assured I have been tuning into many of your inspiring stories all... Read more

  • Motivation 9/17/14

    9/17/2014 7:24:59 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Happy Wednesday! How’s this wee... Read more

  • A Tiny Yoyo!

    9/16/2014 4:17:17 AM, by KARSTASAURUS

    Life is busy at the moment and the last two months have been pretty hectic and it's taken a toll on my journey - but not as much of a toll as it ... Read more

  • Motivation 9/15/14

    9/15/2014 6:01:02 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright ... Read more

  • Motivation 9/9/14

    9/10/2014 12:38:54 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” ~ African Proverb I love this one. Mostly because it’s true. You’ll never know if you can handl... Read more

  • Motivation 9/3/14

    9/3/2014 7:33:14 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” ~... Read more

  • Motivation 9/2/14

    9/2/2014 7:27:08 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.” ~ Unknown You are stronger than your worry. You need to kno... Read more

  • Motivation 8/29/14

    8/29/2014 3:08:55 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” ~ Brian Tracy... Read more

  • Motivation 8/20/14

    8/20/2014 5:31:53 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Be not afraid of growing slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.” ~ Chinese Proverb Standing still is definitely something I DON’T want t... Read more

  • 56 pounds lighter

    8/17/2014 10:31:54 AM, by KAZABLANKA2009

    Hi I started my new weight loss journey on May 15 th with my pre diet to prepare Me for weight loss surgery on May 29th. I was weighting 2... Read more

  • Motivation 8/13/14

    8/13/2014 11:31:28 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    HELLO TEAM!!!! So...I didn't just fall off the wagon. I broke the axel and sat at the candy shop across from the mechanic. We all know thing... Read more

  • Motivation 6/11/14

    6/11/2014 7:33:01 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Attitude: It is our best friend or our worst enemy.” ~ John C. Maxwell And sometimes it’s sneaky. You think it’s your best friend and then ... Read more

  • Motivation 6/9/14

    6/10/2014 12:28:12 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” ~ Janis Joplin You can achieve anything you put your mind to. Last year at this ... Read more

  • Motivation 6/5/14

    6/5/2014 11:54:19 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    I was sitting here sending emails to all my teams and realized that I could also be posting my Motivation Emails in my blogs! LOL :) So here we ... Read more

  • Still Going Strong

    6/5/2014 1:28:57 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    Managed to get another 2.2 miles in tonight. Plus my Biggest Loser Weight Loss Yoga this morning. My daughter just told me that she did my 2.2 mi... Read more

  • Feeling Awesome!

    6/3/2014 11:16:50 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    I have now done 3 virtual 5Ks and I'm doing my first fun run (Color Me Rad) on Saturday! SUPER EXCITED! I got out tonight and got 2.2 miles ... Read more

  • Fell Off The Wagon

    5/20/2014 12:42:24 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    I did. 100%. Fell off and didn't even realize it until this morning. I've gained 11 pounds since 4/23. Wow! And I thought that I was just maintai... Read more

  • ONEderland is in sight and building a recipe book!

    4/22/2014 7:51:33 AM, by KARSTASAURUS

    I am 9.6 lbs away from ONEderland. .... wait what?!?!?! It feels mental. I'm a bit beside myself about it really. I haven't been below ... Read more

  • Watch out for those bunnies...

    4/21/2014 10:45:53 AM, by FFUSCO

    Just wanted to state publicly that today will end as follows: Frank: 1; ChocoBunny: 0. You see, every day that I don't sneak a bite or two from m... Read more

  • Birthdays and Easter

    4/18/2014 11:57:31 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    Well...My daughter turned 17 yesterday! Yikes! LOL I didn't exactly eat healthy. But that's ok. One day isn't gonna ruin everything :) East... Read more

  • I'm Still Here!

    4/16/2014 1:36:02 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    And I'm doing great! I've been working every day. I'm determined to meet my goals. I've started doing Yoga. Just light Yoga. It's a Leslie ... Read more

  • "Hoisting" Furniture Like a Pro

    4/7/2014 1:26:32 PM, by FFUSCO

    I have a joy to report, people... While I did not resort back to good old days of hoisting large hunks of furniture over the shoulders, I di... Read more

  • Persecution of my VLCD.

    4/3/2014 6:58:24 AM, by KARSTASAURUS

    So today for the first time, someone spoke negatively about my current program of weight loss. I knew it would come at some point - it always doe... Read more

  • You're not there yet!

    4/1/2014 3:26:30 PM, by KARSTASAURUS

    My complacent and happy side is rearing its ugly head again! I am happy with the results I have had so far - I am happy with who I am at the... Read more

  • Eff' da Pizza

    3/26/2014 2:32:59 PM, by FFUSCO

    I have noticed that it is becoming easier and easier to consume massive amounts of calories in very little time, with very little thought, and us... Read more

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