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  • Bye-bye fitbit!

    10/22/2016 1:48:39 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    My fitbit bit the dust. It stopped sending some of the data a couple weeks ago and struggled to connect to charge. Today it is dead! So sad. ... Read more

  • 34 Days Later

    10/22/2016 11:00:47 AM, by NANLTHOMPSON

    I joined up with SP 34 days ago and it's time to take stock. I said when I joined and I continue to say now - my focus can't be on losing we... Read more

  • Make a Difference Day

    10/22/2016 9:32:38 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Make a Difference Day Date When Celebrated ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/22/2016 7:53:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    there are some free movies playing at the movie theatres here today. it's called community day. i'll go there first with my daughter, then i will... Read more

  • Tips for families dealing with aphasia

    10/22/2016 6:30:10 AM, by CTUPTON

    Nearly daily, I am thankful my husband's stroke did not take his ability to speak. But I know many people deal with this problem . Maybe thi... Read more

  • Chapter 23, Day 51

    10/22/2016 6:13:45 AM, by VTORIA3

    Time to regroup. Life has consumed me lately. It's time to put aside the things I can't control. It is time to start grabbing some time to... Read more

  • Half way through the challenge

    10/22/2016 3:42:02 AM, by SELINA2512

    4 weeks passed quickly - we're half way through the Fall 5% Challenge. I lost 6.2 pounds in 4 weeks!! Report - how I've been do... Read more

  • Today's Affirmation

    10/22/2016 2:42:42 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am a Unique Expression of the Universal Fabric of Creation. I celebrate both my uniqueness and my connection with all that is." -... Read more

  • October Goals Redux

    10/21/2016 10:59:43 PM, by BANANASLOUIE7

    One of my Spark friends asked how my goals were going for the month of October...! Well, I've made some progress and added some new goals, but th... Read more

  • Day 295 - Sick Day

    10/21/2016 10:47:16 PM, by KALEWINE

    Woke up with a VERY upset tummy, ended up at the urgent care. Feeling a little better tonight. This is NOT a recommended way to lose weight. ... Read more

  • another positive

    10/21/2016 9:37:32 PM, by IMREITE

    jumping jacks 1 - there are several variations to use muscles differently 2- can do with or without shoes... Read more

  • Change of Thinking

    10/21/2016 7:31:42 PM, by FAMOLLY43

    Throught my mobile chat, other teams, I noticed a continueing thread with the struggle to reach goals of weight loss. One thought that stuck with... Read more

  • Lost day!

    10/21/2016 5:17:01 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I had so many things planned for today. Alas, I got hit with a major migraine early and ended up unable to do any of the planned tasks. Now it'... Read more

  • Habits that will stick

    10/21/2016 3:56:23 PM, by SELINA2512

    I noticed a while ago that what works for others doesn't necessarily work for me. Many people swear that tracking is the key to we... Read more

  • I'm kind of selfish.

    10/21/2016 12:13:25 PM, by RUNANDRUN

    I volunteered last night helping to package food to be sent to third world countries in an effort to end hunger. I spent almost 2 hours chugging... Read more

  • it is friday

    10/21/2016 11:09:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to reflect and relax for me today. my daughter says hi. i have a chance at a few jobs today. my asthma and allergies are flaring up a bit j... Read more

  • New goals

    10/21/2016 9:29:43 AM, by PATTI24

    I am adding new goals to help me lose weight. They are: Pack lunch 3 times a day Award myself a dollar each time I track my food complete... Read more

  • Bridal Shower!

    10/21/2016 6:51:41 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    Some of the ladies in my church held a Bridal Shower for me on Monday. I got a lot of good things plus many gift cards so I can buy what I need. ... Read more

  • National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

    10/21/2016 6:39:51 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day Date When ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/21/2016 2:08:56 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The beauty does not live out there ; the beauty's in my eyes." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Sail7@sail7.com... Read more

  • TGIF

    10/20/2016 11:12:42 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a great and blessed day hugs... Read more

  • Day 294 - Another Good Meeting

    10/20/2016 10:29:27 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Another incredible meeting with an admissions counselor (this time CU Denver). 2. Getting the house clean in... Read more

  • mental pump up

    10/20/2016 10:00:37 PM, by IMREITE

    why jacks are good 1- can be done with no equipment 2- a low impact modifier can be done if you need the warm up or are tireing out... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/20/2016 3:07:18 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Sail7@sail7.com... Read more

  • a mostly rainy day

    10/20/2016 10:12:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is supposed to rain on and off all day here today. it is even calling for some rain to start the day tomorrow. although it is not too warm out... Read more

  • National Brandied Fruit Day

    10/20/2016 6:32:08 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Brandied Fruit Day Date When Cele... Read more

  • Day 293 - The DMV

    10/19/2016 11:36:27 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Successful day at the DMV, even if it did take all day. I'm now a Colorado resident! 2. Making it through W... Read more

  • i love jumping jacks!

    10/19/2016 9:52:05 PM, by IMREITE

    ok i really dont. i hate them and get sick of how many exercise videos uses them. i start real appeal level 3 next week and it uses 6 variations ... Read more

  • Dreaded day 3

    10/19/2016 2:39:47 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    Actually Day 1 is pretty bad....but only as I've done it so many times. I remember I once started Spark I was obsessed, driven and totally ambit... Read more

  • Sorry, I have been away from SP friends. We moved 400 miles. Just now being able to post and read

    10/19/2016 1:55:24 PM, by CTUPTON

    Boxes, boxes, boxes. I tried to pack sensible and have essential things available, but still looking for some things, like my new check book! ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/19/2016 1:22:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny, not too warm a day here today. i have not yet heard back from the place i went for an interview the other day. i will keep on ... Read more

  • Fitbit

    10/19/2016 12:48:46 PM, by RUNANDRUN

    I received my Fitbit replacement yesterday. Now I'm back to pushing myself to go the extra mile. Who are we in competition with anyway? I use ch... Read more

  • Progress : ehlers-danlos

    10/19/2016 12:24:18 PM, by CTUPTON

    sterious-debilitating-diseases/ Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Pos... Read more

  • And there was light

    10/19/2016 10:40:00 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    The electricity came on about 6pm yesterday. I can tell you it's a real psychological relief. I had already cleaned out the fridge (try not to ... Read more

  • OBE

    10/19/2016 9:07:26 AM, by BA5454

    I'm OBE (overcome by events, as we used to say in the military). There are a few pressing personal issues that have taken precedent over what I'm... Read more

  • Evaluate Your Life Day

    10/19/2016 6:28:59 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Evaluate Your Life Day Date When Celebrate... Read more

  • Surgery

    10/18/2016 11:36:54 PM, by AMYROSEC

    I had my breast surgery this morning to remove a sebaceous cyst. I was awake for the procedure as I elected to have it done with local anesthesia... Read more

  • Day 292 - Moving Forward

    10/18/2016 10:39:51 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Saw the sunrise this morning. 2. A good meeting with an admissions advisor at one of the institutions I'm co... Read more

  • Getting it all out

    10/18/2016 10:16:22 PM, by KMW987

    Now I know why I gained so much weight in university.........STRESS. And frustration. And feeling like I can reward myself with food. UGH. ... Read more

  • back at it

    10/18/2016 9:44:23 PM, by IMREITE

    because of traveling last week i thought about taking a week off from my ecercise challenge. i was not sure if i would have a dvd player availabl... Read more

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