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  • 10.14 & 10.15

    10/16/2016 12:12:23 PM, by LTTLREDCORVETTE

    Good days, but anxious days. Friday I had my dance lesson. I started going to West Coast Swing with my friend Katherine about a month ago. S... Read more

  • The Past Week Or So

    10/14/2016 1:28:36 PM, by LTTLREDCORVETTE

    I haven't been updating much lately, because the past week has gone by in a whirlwind. Very long post ahead!! October 4 was my birthday. It ... Read more

  • 10.2.16

    10/3/2016 2:28:52 PM, by LTTLREDCORVETTE

    Well, last night went VERY late, so here is the blog post, now, at 2pm the next day lol. I wish I had a day off with nothing to do but read and l... Read more

  • 10.01.16

    10/1/2016 11:24:52 PM, by LTTLREDCORVETTE

    October is here!!! The last three months of the year are honestly a toss-up for me in terms of which is my favourite of the year. But the one I g... Read more

  • How can I create an exercise habit if I don't have a schedule?

    9/7/2016 1:35:40 PM, by GOEGIRL

    Ok, I figure I need to exercise quite a bit to lose the weight, and then, hopefully, exercise moderately to maintain a healthy body weight going ... Read more

  • BLC 32 begins - Why am I doing this???

    9/6/2016 1:11:00 PM, by GOEGIRL

    I participate in the SparkPeople 'Biggest Loser Challenge' - I'm delighted to be part of the Resolute Renegades team this round. This is a great ... Read more

  • Why I Have Not Been Here

    7/10/2016 11:23:51 PM, by LTTLREDCORVETTE

    Some (or most?) of you may know why I have not been around much on the site. Four weeks ago tomorrow, we lost our dog, Lucy. Lucy was just a few ... Read more

  • 67

    6/16/2016 7:28:40 AM, by WOODHEAT

    I turned 67 yesterday! 67!!!!! That totally amazes me! I can't be 67. 67 is pretty damn old and I don't feel old (most of the time ... Read more

  • Quick Update...! MOTD? Moi?

    6/7/2016 8:24:02 AM, by DDOORN

    Hey everyone, still Sparkin' away as best I can. Work challenges have cut into my workouts, but after these training webinars (I'd rather go... Read more

  • 6.1.16

    6/1/2016 8:01:08 AM, by CARILOUIE

    For the last few years, June 1 has been kind of a downer day for me. Four years ago today, I was furloughed from a teaching job that I LOVED. I w... Read more

  • 5.22.16

    5/22/2016 6:53:59 PM, by CARILOUIE

    This week I'm going to start a sugar detox. I've been hemming and hawing over this for a while, but I'm just going to DO IT this week. Make a pla... Read more

  • The Universe is Smiling Down On Me...!

    5/10/2016 10:32:58 AM, by DDOORN

    Two weekends ago I had already planned to sort of double date with close friends (a couple) in the bike club who are riding out to a B&B near Ith... Read more

  • 5.8.16

    5/8/2016 8:14:20 AM, by CARILOUIE

    I sucked it up, set the alarm, and woke up for a run today. I got in about 2.25 miles. I had perfect timing, too - as soon as I crossed the stree... Read more

  • 5.6.16

    5/6/2016 6:36:05 AM, by CARILOUIE

    I'm trying something new today - a morning yoga class before I have to go into work. The timing means I need to seriously get my life together be... Read more

  • 5.5.16

    5/5/2016 7:51:42 AM, by CARILOUIE

    One of my favorite feelings is when things just seem to start falling into place. The plan starts making more sense, it's actually enjoyable to g... Read more

  • 5.3.16

    5/3/2016 7:38:10 AM, by CARILOUIE

    After a day off yesterday, I feel refreshed and ready to go. On Sunday, I ran the Broad Street Run, a 10-mile race in Philly. It was cold, rainy,... Read more

  • 4.19.16

    4/19/2016 8:10:17 AM, by CARILOUIE

    Planning... I both love and hate it. In the moment, I feel like I could be doing something more productive. But when it's time for me to have a m... Read more

  • 4.18.16

    4/18/2016 7:21:58 PM, by CARILOUIE

    I have re-discovered the joy of turkey bacon. Hubs got a lot of it over the weekend, so I had some for breakfast and some more for a snack when I... Read more

  • Into The Great Wide Open: Celebrating 3 Years of Maintenance

    4/14/2016 10:12:03 PM, by DDOORN

    Thank you to everyone for all your SparkGoodies and SparkPage comments praising my third year of maintaining my weight loss! My apologies for del... Read more

  • 4.12.16

    4/12/2016 3:15:37 PM, by CARILOUIE

    My calendar is filling up and I'm not so sure that's a good thing. Between classes, book clubs, concerts, work commitments, and race trainin... Read more

  • Hello world!!! Ready or not

    4/3/2016 8:24:55 AM, by CHSHULER89

    Another beautiful morning to wake up to! It is April and there is snow on the ground... beautiful... sun is peaking through the clouds. Sp... Read more

  • 3.22.16

    3/22/2016 9:11:42 AM, by CARILOUIE

    March successes (so far): - I bought a new water glass for work, and I am drinking a TON of water throughout the day. This means I have to pee ... Read more

  • Spring!!!

    3/20/2016 12:13:40 PM, by SHEENADEE

    The title pretty much says it all. I am very happy to see Spring arrive. Yay Spring! ... Read more

  • Distractions

    3/17/2016 1:11:13 PM, by SHEENADEE

    I certainly don't blog very often; but, have decided to try some shorter more frequent blogging for a while. I recently started going through th... Read more

  • Hard work is paying off!

    3/12/2016 5:17:44 PM, by WIDELOADROAD

    I have been following my eating plan and working out and had been losing weight in tiny little spurts. Today I weighed in and it was -6.8 lbs! ... Read more

  • It's AHA Heart Mini Time Again

    3/12/2016 12:05:19 PM, by EUPHRATES

    And I'm not going. Seriously (SERIOUSLY!) considered heading down to the expo today and registering for the Heart Walk tomorrow, but then I... Read more

  • Feeling GREAT!

    3/10/2016 1:28:38 PM, by WIDELOADROAD

    The pounds aren't moving too quickly, but the inches are really starting to fall off. I've been going to Zumba and BodyPump....and hitting the e... Read more

  • A Little Updating Is In Order - Hey, I'm a Nurse!!

    3/7/2016 5:30:14 AM, by EUPHRATES

    I graduated from my nursing program in December, and passed the NCLEX-RN exam on January 26, 2016, so I'm a full-fledged nurse now! Of course, it... Read more

  • 3.6.16

    3/6/2016 8:51:23 AM, by CARILOUIE

    Any time I get up to run, I have to give myself a little pat on the back. It's not easy to get up early on a chilly March day, when it's so toast... Read more

  • 3.1.16

    3/1/2016 9:27:51 PM, by CARILOUIE

    It was another great run this morning. I got in a good four miles before I had to go to work. Today I: - drank a lot of water - didn't e... Read more

  • Home stretch!

    2/24/2016 12:40:24 AM, by GOEGIRL

    Seven days. One week. 84 study hours left before the BIG exam. Of course I'm sick, and trying to stay as far away from a hospital as my professio... Read more

  • Intermittent Fasting: Works For Me!

    2/23/2016 9:53:20 AM, by DDOORN

    It was cool to see a nod of the head from SP's dietitian Becky recently: www.sparkpeople.com/reso
    p... Read more

  • 2.23.16

    2/23/2016 8:24:37 AM, by CARILOUIE

    Every day I drink a little more water at work. Today I'll drink even more! I've been having trouble waking up early for my runs - I had been... Read more

  • 2.22.16

    2/22/2016 7:58:58 AM, by CARILOUIE

    It's amazing what I can get done when I just DO stuff instead of think about it incessantly. This morning, I thought "I should paint my nails whe... Read more

  • Just Checking In

    2/21/2016 9:08:30 PM, by LTTLREDCORVETTE

    Getting more organized, so I think I'll have more time for this site soon. I have been keeping up with tracking my food. I have been wo... Read more

  • 2.18.16

    2/18/2016 7:31:24 AM, by CARILOUIE

    Back to the basics. - 2 big bottles of water at work - no eating snacks from the basement at work (we give out snacks to families and that... Read more

  • 2.10.16

    2/10/2016 7:54:41 AM, by CARILOUIE

    I'm really good at making to-do lists, and I'm getting better at *doing* the stuff on the lists. I *do* need to work on, however, time management... Read more

  • Feeling loved: it's not them, it's me.

    2/9/2016 4:00:12 PM, by GOEGIRL

    This is not my blog. Ok, well, it is, but I'm using it to share the words of someone else. Gregg Kretch, of the ToDo institute, on the subject... Read more

  • 2.8.16

    2/8/2016 7:50:13 AM, by CARILOUIE

    Not a whole lot to say today... just here for consistency's sake. Today: - drink lots of water at work - tackle some tasks that I've bee... Read more

  • 2.5.16

    2/5/2016 7:39:24 AM, by CARILOUIE

    I'm kinda proud of myself this morning. I've had it on my to-do list for at least two weeks to paint my nails (side note: when I was teaching, my... Read more

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