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  • New goals, new life

    10/12/2015 5:29:37 PM, by CAROLNOMIS

    After finishing the new member´s challenge, although I´m not exactly a new member to SP, I realized that my weight´s ups and downs have been clos... Read more

  • Wal-Mart

    9/18/2015 9:31:57 AM, by RIANYX

    Was at Wal-Mart and asked the pharmacist if there was a recommended vitamin for pre-diabetics. Do you know the words that came out of his mouth?... Read more

  • great weekend!

    9/14/2015 10:58:32 AM, by RIANYX

    Had a wonderful weekend! Spent Saturday shopping with Mom, daughter, grand-daughter and sis-n-law! Whew! It was filled with tons of laughter a... Read more

  • Day 1 2015

    9/9/2015 10:37:26 AM, by RIANYX

    Ate snacks all day long, and a burger for dinner...stayed well within my carbs! Had to have 2 swallows of prevent headache of course. ... Read more

  • Lost two pounds July 4 - Who DOES that???

    7/11/2015 3:42:13 PM, by TISHTOES

    That's a good thing, not complaining, just think it's unusual. I guess I was just BUSY instead of eating, also a good thing! Happy Summer ... Read more

  • New Strategy in the Morning

    5/22/2015 6:21:35 PM, by TISHTOES

    Here is my new morning play list as I get ready. Only two songs, but they get me moving! Maniac Super Freak I p... Read more

  • Freedom isn't free

    5/22/2015 11:29:45 AM, by TISHTOES

    Thank our military and those who served. Remember those who paid it all. Honor and respect. We need more of that! ... Read more

  • Health update

    5/1/2015 6:51:07 PM, by ROZIGNAL

    Three weeks after my cortisone injection, I was advised to take 4 ibuprofen every 4 hours for inflammation in my heel and to keep icing my foot a... Read more

  • Getting back into the swing of things

    4/16/2015 8:56:19 PM, by DVESCI

    So, I've lost all of my weight and decided it was time to start to work out, now I know that I should have been doing it all along, but my mind w... Read more

  • Blessings and Miracles

    4/13/2015 8:51:58 PM, by DVESCI

    Today is a blessing, I have a job, my health, a new home a family I love and everything that I need. I didn't realize all the miracles that wou... Read more

  • I Just Can't Get Serious

    3/26/2015 5:11:33 PM, by TISHTOES

    I am limping along, not serious about being good with my food choices. I start out the day okay but then get busy and fall to temptation or over... Read more

  • New Doctor?

    3/25/2015 9:16:12 AM, by KELLY48647

    I will be seeing yet another new doctor next week. I have heard good things about him from a few of his patients, so hopefully this one will be o... Read more

  • PT almost done

    3/4/2015 9:41:33 PM, by ROZIGNAL

    Well, I'm at the end of my physical therapy. There was less pain in my knee but still pain in my heel. I have been given some exercises and it ... Read more

  • 2nd P.T. appointment

    2/11/2015 7:12:10 PM, by ROZIGNAL

    I had my second appointment on Monday. I got the same E Stym treatment. Then she put special heat sensitive tape on my heel and another kind on... Read more

  • First physical therapy on my foot

    2/6/2015 7:52:15 AM, by ROZIGNAL

    Yesterday afternoon I saw Cara, the physical therapist who will be helping me reduce the pain in my heel. The orthopedic doctor said it is not a... Read more

  • 365 possibilities

    12/31/2014 7:28:28 PM, by TISHTOES

    Someone said write a book, every day is a new page--make each one good. 2015 is laid out before us. Can you capture something good each day f... Read more

  • It's December. Is your shopping done?

    12/5/2014 5:05:20 PM, by TISHTOES

    Do you prefer online or in person or make your own? Mostly online for me! ... Read more

  • What's everyone's Thanksgiving strategy?

    11/22/2014 12:52:02 PM, by TISHTOES

    My best strategy is a small plate. I "sample" whatever I want but only a very small amount. It's only one day of the year, I'm participating... Read more

  • Yikes! Gained an hour, gained weight

    11/2/2014 10:31:15 AM, by TISHTOES

    Oh my, time flies! Haven't been paying attention, been eating whatever and before ya know it, 26 pounds lost is found again. Ugh! Terrible ... Read more

  • NSV and a SV!

    10/21/2014 9:50:51 PM, by IC0ME1ST

    Tuesdays are my weigh in day because, well I joined Sparkpeople on a Tuesday- duh! So today was my weigh in day. I spent the entire day thinkin... Read more

  • What is it with shoes this week?

    10/16/2014 11:55:45 PM, by IC0ME1ST

    If you read my last post you will see that I walked so much in Vegas I broke through my shoe. That said, I brought another pair of shoes with me... Read more

  • What makes a 'good' vacation

    10/14/2014 11:29:23 AM, by IC0ME1ST

    I was in Vegas over the weekend. Vegas is the land of lots of alcoholic drinks (empty calories), lots of buffets and lots of fun. I was a bit a... Read more

  • No veggies? No problem

    10/9/2014 10:22:46 AM, by IC0ME1ST

    Got to work today and I forgot the fruits and veggies that I packed for snacks. I was pretty bummed till I remembered the cafeteria sells these ... Read more

  • Winning!

    10/7/2014 7:12:44 PM, by IC0ME1ST

    I weighed in after my first Spark week- I lost 5 count em 5 lbs! I was so shocked. Here's my face Read more

  • Where did September go?

    9/29/2014 3:41:16 PM, by TISHTOES

    Seems like this month has flown by! Still waiting for autumn in so Cal. Maybe October will bring cooler weather. One more day to make 1... Read more

  • Who Has an Empty Nest?

    8/30/2014 7:22:25 PM, by TISHTOES

    There must be some new empty nesters with college starting... If so, come join the Empty Nest Team. We are a small team but I kinda like it that... Read more

  • Can 10 minutes make a difference?

    8/24/2014 5:55:56 PM, by TISHTOES

    Gonna try ten minute projects throughout this week to see what I can get done in "no time". Hopefully it will be more than usual. Ready ... Read more

  • Feeling Down

    8/22/2014 4:58:14 PM, by TISHTOES

    There have been too many deaths lately. I am really feeling down. Hard to get myself back to motivated and upbeat. Been stress eating a lot la... Read more

  • A New Day

    7/26/2014 5:00:38 PM, by TISHTOES

    Every day is a new day with no mistakes in it (yet). ... Read more

  • Oh Where Has July Gone?

    7/25/2014 3:37:13 AM, by TISHTOES

    Wow, it disappeared quickly! For that matter, how can 2014 be over half gone? And how did it get to be 2014 anyway? Time goes so quickly anymo... Read more

  • Change is Good

    7/24/2014 2:36:50 PM, by TISHTOES

    Doing a lot of changing up of routines. Eatng better more CONSISTENTLY and getting more activity in my everyday life. Also, major work on declu... Read more

  • Time for Review and Re-Do!

    7/21/2014 4:07:24 PM, by TISHTOES

    Did some clearing out of emails and reviewed my Spark Teams. Many of them are inactive so I am clearing them out too. :) Getting back on track... Read more

  • Always starting over

    6/23/2014 3:23:15 PM, by CUPIDMIST

    It seems all I do is start over. I want to lose weight and be healthy but I have to ask myself, do I want it badly enough to really work for it? ... Read more

  • Tweaking My Goals

    5/24/2014 11:42:39 AM, by SUEFROMRI

    May / June Fitness: I will walk 20 minutes each day. I will complete the daily Sp... Read more

  • Monday Blues

    4/7/2014 4:45:29 PM, by DLITE719

    I woke up today with the Monday Blues. I didn't want to get out of bed at my normal time of 5:00 a.m. to walk on the treadmill so I stayed in be... Read more

  • What's going on?

    4/3/2014 10:17:31 PM, by DLITE719

    I woke up this morning and let the dogs out. What did I see? SNOW. Big giant snow flakes. I was just working in the yard a few days ago. I tho... Read more

  • Nana's Words.

    3/30/2014 9:55:29 PM, by DLITE719

    When I was young and single my grandmother and I were sitting on the couch just talking as we always did. This particular afternoon was differen... Read more

  • Today's struggle.

    3/23/2014 4:05:34 PM, by DLITE719

    This morning I woke with a heavy heart. My oldest daughter and I are not on good terms and haven't spoken in for several months. Today is her bi... Read more

  • Lost More Than An Hour (daylight savings)

    3/22/2014 7:43:51 PM, by TISHTOES

    Wow, half of March is gone already! Where DOES the time go? I feel like I lost more than an hour with the transition to Daylight Savings Time. ... Read more

  • It's me again.

    3/8/2014 9:41:52 PM, by TRESA7

    Hello, everybody. Your infamous "Start-Over-Again Lady" is back. This time, I hope to stay in touch via the SparkPeople App thanks to now having ... Read more

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