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  • Back to spark

    5/29/2015 9:15:50 PM, by ALLIEOOPS2

    Hello. It's been a while. I don't think I've logged in more than once or twice since 2013. For a long time I was doing really well with my ... Read more

  • Building a campfire, kindling those sparks and igniting the big ol log!

    5/29/2015 3:39:29 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Ever build a campfire? Once those little twigs and starter materials you throw in there burn out you hope there was enough heat to catch those ... Read more

  • 5 years

    5/28/2015 1:13:44 PM, by DSBRIDE

    In 2010, I hit rock bottom and was determined to do something about it. I found a diet site called iChange and with the support of the people I ... Read more

  • Breathing in and out

    5/28/2015 12:19:01 PM, by GAL7288

    I need to, or I am going to blow up. I had a client early this morning, who thank God, was not in the office but over the phone, and thankfu... Read more

  • Rain and more rain

    5/26/2015 2:05:44 PM, by GAL7288

    It's been really hard to log in, blog and even workout this past weekend. We have been having horrible weather, tornadoes, non-stop rain, floodin... Read more

  • Park de Bruxelles - finding my running habit

    5/25/2015 4:03:33 PM, by HAKAPES

    Living in Brussels, I'm still on the quest to re-establish my sports habits. Running was so easy and fun Gleisdorf, Austria - 500 m from my ... Read more

  • Fitbit Surge short term review for SparkPeople users - Should you buy it?

    5/23/2015 7:07:17 AM, by HAKAPES

    After about two weeks of use, some thoughts about the Fitbit Surge. If you were thinking about investing in the Fitbit Surge, especially if ... Read more

  • 5/22/15

    5/22/2015 2:32:17 PM, by SCOTTBROWN614

    I reached my goal of running a mile in 15 minutes. I met that goal on 5/20/15. My new goal is to run 1 minute 5 times in 1 mile by July 1st.... Read more

  • I Made It Through

    5/22/2015 6:18:16 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    Yesterday was a bit rough in the beginning. I binged out on more than a few crunchy, salty, carb filled snacks, but I made it through. For some r... Read more

  • morning thoughts

    5/21/2015 1:11:49 PM, by GAL7288

    Had a very busy crazy morning. I don't know what happened to the morning person I used to be. Really, people used to ask me how I was all peppy a... Read more

  • That's brisk, baby!

    5/21/2015 10:25:41 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    Does anyone remember that old tea commercial? I think it was Lipton. Anywho.... I'm feeling a bit down today but my determination won out an... Read more

  • Mid week reflections

    5/20/2015 3:57:16 PM, by GAL7288

    I am just sitting here by the window, reflecting on things that have happened and wishing on things I want to make happen. I hope to be abl... Read more

  • Favorite Juicing Recipes?

    5/20/2015 7:13:51 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    I think I'm going to start juicing for the next 30 days to get a boost on my weight loss efforts. I know that there are plenty of recipes o... Read more

  • Why Are You So Cruel?

    5/19/2015 6:47:07 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    It's so hard to feel positive when the scale goes up instead of down. All of the tracking and exercising. This is why I stoppe... Read more

  • Non Scale Victory

    5/18/2015 3:21:55 PM, by MRSSCHENCK

    I just realized that I've been sprinting up my stairs. Wow, what a change from dragging myself upstairs. And one time when my knees were botherin... Read more


    5/18/2015 10:33:37 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    I had a somewhat painful run on Friday - aggravated something in my gimp leg - but still wanted to cross-train on Saturday, so I opted for yoga. ... Read more

  • My triple challenge for the supermarket

    5/17/2015 11:11:10 AM, by HAKAPES

    In my intent to load up our "fruit corner" for the week, yesterday I made an interesting triple challenge for myself in the supermarket. 1. ... Read more

  • This never ends!

    5/17/2015 9:14:18 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Yesterday I got another setback. It was not well received. I didn't make a public spectacle but I could have screamed and then cried. My poor ... Read more

  • Lupus Walk

    5/17/2015 6:15:14 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    Today's the Walk To End Lupus on the boardwalk in Ocean City, NJ. Plenty of exercise today!... Read more

  • Tons of gratitude and a fun Saturday!

    5/16/2015 8:24:24 PM, by GAL7288

    I just logged in today and I was surprised to know I got a most popular blog award! Thanks to everyone who took the time to read and comment on ... Read more

  • Protein Struggle

    5/16/2015 7:57:37 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    I'm still struggling to meet the required protein each day. This morning I... Read more

  • No Problem

    5/16/2015 7:31:07 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    I've been battling cravings and fatigue for the past couple of days. It hasn't been as bad as in the past. A taste here, a taste there. But those... Read more

  • Updates.....

    5/15/2015 4:35:37 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Oh boy - so at the docs Wednesday she told me she didn't want to order any testing at this point - that there are numerous reasons for these type... Read more

  • We Got This!

    5/15/2015 8:11:13 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    Today is one of those "blah" days where i really don't feel like tracking or exercising...or eating right for that matter. But, I refuse to ... Read more

  • small victory that means the world to me!

    5/14/2015 8:49:33 PM, by GAL7288

    My sister invited me over to dinner today and I was in panic mode, I had just finished zumba and a short jog up and down the parking garage, the ... Read more

  • A bright, sunny day!

    5/14/2015 10:29:22 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Today is a new, good day, bright and sunny. The best part of it is I can see it! Yesterday's procedure restored a lot of my sight and I am so g... Read more

  • The best-laid plans...

    5/14/2015 10:03:09 AM, by SHAKINGTHETREE

    Ha. Last night was my lone night off this week, as I am in tech for a show that opens tomorrow. My plan was to go to the store to grab some... Read more

  • Don't Let Me Down

    5/14/2015 8:54:12 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    Yesterday, my body was begging for rest but my mind, spirit and soul were craving exercise. I went on the elliptical and had my best workout of ... Read more

  • Long enough

    5/13/2015 2:03:51 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    Last night after work, I got home, ate a quick supper, walked 15 minutes on the treadmill, did a little strength training and feel onto the couch... Read more

  • One of Them Days

    5/13/2015 6:49:38 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    For my new sparkfriends and anyone who doesn't know, I have Lupus. Some days I'm burdened with pain and fatigue. This is one of those days.... Read more

  • Stress

    5/12/2015 9:38:19 PM, by DSBRIDE

    Stress! How do I handle this? Growing up I did just fine with this. I subscribed to the theory of don't worry till it actually happens. This ... Read more

  • Today's challenge.....

    5/12/2015 12:01:45 PM, by ONTHEPATH2

    I feel yucky. I have been feeling yucky for a few days now. My intestines and I are not working together! Without getting into the gross detai... Read more

  • looking for postive

    5/12/2015 10:31:25 AM, by GAL7288

    It's been several days without an anxiety attack, probably weeks, can't remember now, which is a good thing because it means it's getting better.... Read more

  • Simple Works For Me

    5/12/2015 7:22:07 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    When I apply all of the tools that SP offers, this weight loss thing seems pretty simple. Breakfast: Read more

  • What the What?!

    5/11/2015 7:10:07 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    My mother-in-law called me yesterday to go out on a movie date. She is one of those naturally thin beauties who can eat whatever she wants and st... Read more

  • Happy Mothers Day

    5/10/2015 11:03:05 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Happy Mothers Day to all my spark friends. Whether you have children or not, you have nurtured and supported all your friends on here and been l... Read more

  • Mindless Eating

    5/10/2015 8:58:05 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    My men/children keep asking me what I want for Mother's Day. The only thing that I want is peace and quiet today. A day to sit and watch Lifetime... Read more

  • Keep It Going!

    5/9/2015 7:23:36 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    According to my weigh-in report and my Fitbit scale, I've lost 3 lbs since I started my daily weigh-ins 10 days ago. Yay me! Now... Read more

  • 5/8/15

    5/8/2015 9:25:24 PM, by SCOTTBROWN614

    Today I ran my fastest mile. I'm within 44 seconds from my goal. I learned a better way to use the running app. I know now that I will make my go... Read more

  • It's gonna be an AWESOME day!

    5/8/2015 7:18:48 AM, by MRSSCHENCK

    How do I know? Because I say so! I have my water bottle. Already did 1.15 miles on the elliptical. ... Read more

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