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  • Big Exciting (and scary) Steps

    5/25/2016 12:23:27 PM, by NEWSLKELL

    I got some good news today! I've been accepted into University of New Brunswick's Bachelor of Integrated Studies program! I turned 30 last wee... Read more

  • It's time to let go of the past.

    5/15/2016 6:45:48 AM, by JAPOPE1

    Inhale the love and acceptance Exhale all that no lon... Read more

  • Mother's Day/Update

    5/13/2016 11:13:29 AM, by DARKONYX98

    Good morning fellow Sparkers. I hope your day is going well. I just want to take this time to wish a Happy Mother's Day to all those mother... Read more

  • Back at it

    4/29/2016 11:29:08 AM, by SUMSUMS

    I am at 145. I didn't do anything to get here, I am just lucky. I have 10 lbs left to get off and I want to tone up. I had gallbladder surgery on... Read more

  • Police Reports Take Four

    4/22/2016 2:09:10 PM, by DARKONYX98

    Good afternoon fellow Sparkers. Sorry for being a while in this, but when your child is at that stage where they hardly sleep now during the days... Read more

  • Family Outing

    4/8/2016 12:56:45 PM, by DARKONYX98

    Good afternoon fellow sparkers. I hope everyone is having a great day and if this is your lunch time like it is for me, then I hope you are havin... Read more

  • One step forward, two steps back

    4/5/2016 9:47:53 AM, by JENNINTHEATTIC

    Blargh. I feel like I'm not really getting anywhere. I'll have a good week, and then crash for a week, and then rally for a few days, then crash ... Read more

  • Loving Life

    4/1/2016 2:01:21 PM, by DARKONYX98

    Good afternoon fellow Sparkers. I hope your day is going well. Just wanted to say, I am loving life. Yes I get challenges thrown at me, but that ... Read more

  • Police Reports Take Three

    4/1/2016 11:56:46 AM, by DARKONYX98

    Greetings fellow Sparkers. Here is another installment of the Police Reports. Remember, there is only a few that I will share. The rest you... Read more

  • Police Reports Take Two

    3/22/2016 2:30:12 PM, by DARKONYX98

    Hello fellow Sparkers. Here is the second installment of the Poilce Reports. As stated in previous police report blogs, editors remarks is in par... Read more

  • Long slow week

    3/18/2016 11:40:14 AM, by PHOXYM

    Our last weekend was incredible. A wonderful marriage retreat in the Black Hills of South Dakota. We went hiking, golfing, gambling, and of cou... Read more

  • Police Reports Take One

    3/16/2016 10:07:26 AM, by DARKONYX98

    Hello again fellow sparkers. As I promised, here is the first installment of the police reports. It won't be all of them. If you want the r... Read more

  • Some Entertainment

    3/16/2016 9:21:06 AM, by DARKONYX98

    Good Morning/Evening/Afternoon fellow Sparkers. Today, I decided to share something extra. Sometimes I just don't have much to share person... Read more

  • New Clothes/New Toys

    3/8/2016 3:36:33 PM, by DARKONYX98

    Good afternoon/morning/evening Sparkers. Hope you are doing well and had a wonderful weekend. Yes, I know today is Tuesday, but I was busy ... Read more

  • Emotional busy crazy weather Monday

    3/7/2016 6:02:44 PM, by PHOXYM

    Still going strong. Just as the days go by this 100 billionth time I caught my first whiff of "ugh I dont want to do this" It is just how the ... Read more

  • Beat My Personal Best

    3/4/2016 9:34:36 AM, by DARKONYX98

    Good morning/evening/afternoon fellow Sparkers. Hope you are all having or had a wonderful Friday!! Yesterday, I bested myself. The or... Read more

  • Long time

    3/2/2016 1:45:42 PM, by JENNINTHEATTIC

    I clearly haven't blogged in a LONG time. My son is now 12.5 months (he is pretty incredible!), and I weigh more than I did when he was born . . ... Read more

  • Still Going At It

    3/2/2016 8:44:00 AM, by DARKONYX98

    Good morning/evening/afternoon Sparkers. I hope you are all having or did have a wonderful day. I am still going at it with this journey to ... Read more

  • So Two Years Later...

    3/1/2016 3:29:39 PM, by PHOXYM

    WOW. Can't believe that I haven't blogged in almost two years. I can't even begin to think of all the changes that have happened in that amount... Read more

  • Giving It A Try

    2/26/2016 11:46:51 AM, by DARKONYX98

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening fellow Sparkers. I did all three this time since I know some sparkers may be in different time zones as me so... Read more

  • Sweet Tooth Challenge

    2/25/2016 4:45:54 PM, by UMDARC

    I joined the Sweet Tooth Challenge and am hoping to cut out useless calories. On Day 1, the quiz was so helpful to face those questions. I would ... Read more

  • Gotta Love The Weather

    2/25/2016 12:53:59 PM, by DARKONYX98

    Good afternoon Sparkers. Hope so far your day is going well. Or if you are ahead of my time, then hope it went well and if you are behind m... Read more

  • Writing it All Down

    2/22/2016 2:54:41 PM, by JESSIE_901

    So I'm back at the gym....Oh happy days! I am still a little bit ill but not to the extent that I can't go and work out. Now, right when I starte... Read more

  • Something Different

    2/22/2016 10:12:38 AM, by DARKONYX98

    Good morning Sparkers, or if you are in a different time zone, Good Afternoon/Evening. Either way I hope you are all having, or had, a wonde... Read more

  • The Time Is Now

    2/18/2016 9:19:26 AM, by JENNA-P

    Yesterday I felt really bloated and disgusting. I was disappointed with my weigh in and measurements. I'm tired of not seeing much of a change in... Read more

  • Down with Flu!

    2/18/2016 7:50:16 AM, by JESSIE_901

    On Monday, I went to the gym as usual and got my zumba on. However, I noticed I was extremely tired. I got back home and was even more tired than... Read more

  • So close to 30

    2/11/2016 12:24:47 PM, by EBERKSHIRE86

    The crappy part of writing down your goals is that when you don't hit them you have written down proof of your failure. lol Well I just read my l... Read more

  • What is this I sense?

    2/9/2016 2:46:37 PM, by JESSIE_901

    Since my last blog, I skipped two more workouts due to work but most importantly, I have developed new streaks! I hav... Read more

  • Could do with a hug

    2/4/2016 1:43:51 AM, by WRITINGRUNNER

    I am very sorry all sparkers, having come back on here I realized that over the last few years I only ever come on here when I need support,so af... Read more

  • Sick

    2/3/2016 11:22:06 AM, by IM_HIS_PRINCESS

    This past month I watched the scale go up and down I... Read more

  • Nursing and Losing

    2/3/2016 10:19:00 AM, by BKWRM2277

    This is my 4 th time losing nursing weight. Not baby weight. I don't gain weight while pregnant, I gain weight from 6 weeks postpartum to about... Read more

  • Food Prep

    2/1/2016 3:21:23 PM, by BKWRM2277

    I am more successful when I prep my veggies right when I get home. This weekend I was so tired after I shopped, I did cut everything up. All th... Read more

  • Bummed

    1/30/2016 11:56:44 AM, by IM_HIS_PRINCESS

    I'm alive and healthy and I'm thankful Pretty sure ... Read more

  • It is FRIDAY!

    1/29/2016 9:04:32 AM, by BKWRM2277

    Yay! The week is finally over! Not the best weight loss week for me. I got stuck, but today the scale moved a tiny bit again. So hurray!... Read more

  • Skipping A Gym Day? Talk about Guilt

    1/29/2016 3:32:14 AM, by JESSIE_901

    So I have been regularly going to the gym 6 days a week for 3 weeks straight but today I skipped the gym. The guilt I felt as I passed the gym wi... Read more

  • I make gross smoothies

    1/25/2016 8:45:16 AM, by BKWRM2277

    It's true. Most of my smoothies come out tasting terrible. I think I must add too much of the super food healthy stuff. This morning, I made a... Read more

  • Restarting Yet again

    1/25/2016 2:47:42 AM, by JESSIE_901

    Enough is enough....since the last blog I wrote (in 2013), I got married, had a baby and I'm still in school. My husband and I will like to have ... Read more

  • Clear Head

    1/20/2016 10:44:37 PM, by BKWRM2277

    It amazes me that my head feels so clear when I have been off sugar and carbs for a few days. I never realized that I was living my life in a fo... Read more

  • Stress Eating No More, Now What?

    1/19/2016 1:43:46 PM, by BKWRM2277

    Lately it has been a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. I guess I never realized how often I turn to food to bury my feelings. Now that I am ... Read more

  • I did the Polar Plunge!

    1/17/2016 7:22:31 AM, by FROMJTOZ

    Yesterday, I participated in a polar plunge fundraiser for my local YMCA camp. It was a GREAT experience! I believe in inspiring yourself and tha... Read more

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