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    Sending Off Both Sons...

    8/26/2014 10:02:03 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    My husband and I threw a "send-off" party for my younger son on Saturday. He is headed off to boot camp for the National Guard. I had a lot of ... Read more

  • What an amazing day!

    8/25/2014 9:44:44 PM, by SSHANTI

    Didn't think I was in the mood for a work out, let alone what the day turned into. I weighed today and for the first time since I was 18, I weigh... Read more

  • Just gotta track

    8/22/2014 7:32:18 AM, by ANKLLOYD

    Happy Friday! Okay, this week wasn't as productive as I had hope but that is okay. I am not going back. I could say "I don't care and I'll be ... Read more

  • Coming Through...

    8/22/2014 7:02:44 AM, by ROXYZMOM

    Lots to do today. School starts Monday. As a school Administrator, this is the busiest time of year. Figuring out classes by the hour - l... Read more

  • The Power of A Streak...

    8/17/2014 12:55:00 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    Day 662 SparkPeople Login Day 78 lunch/salad streak Day 10 running streak ... Read more

  • Taking Time To Heal...

    8/11/2014 10:20:29 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    The past few months I have felt like I was in a rut. I finished my two running goals in May - the Philly Broad Street 10 miler and the Delaware ... Read more

  • Loving it!

    8/9/2014 9:02:34 AM, by ANKLLOYD

    So, another pound gone! I couldn't believe what I saw on the scales this morning! I have been walking at work and now that we have a dog last S... Read more

  • The World Is Off It's Axel...

    7/30/2014 10:54:45 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    Trying really hard to stay positive... My brother is at Sloane Kettering today. His red blood count is so high that they have to take blood... Read more

  • Oh Say Can You See...

    7/29/2014 10:48:57 AM, by ROXYZMOM

    I just returned from a 3 day boat trip to the Baltimore Harbor. My oldest son and his dog ended up coming with us. 3 adults and 2 dogs ..... Read more

  • Where have I been since last week?

    7/28/2014 11:11:36 AM, by GRANDMACOO

    I have been "out of touch" since last Thursday, spending the past few days in a hotel. Unfortunately, I did not exercise or do any of the "norma... Read more

  • Another great week!

    7/25/2014 3:17:14 PM, by ANKLLOYD

    Today's weigh in was a success and shows me that with a little determination and exercise I can make this happen! I have been walking pretty muc... Read more

  • Update On My Son's BF Mike...

    7/24/2014 10:22:24 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    Mike was told he isn't a candidate for the trial drug. He went for a second opinion and was told he probably will not live another year. P... Read more

  • When Is Enough, Enough?

    7/22/2014 9:34:01 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    My grandmom will be 92 next month. Until last year, she lived in Florida by herself and drove. She went to church, shopped, was in 2 red-hat so... Read more

  • Update on my son's BF Mike...

    7/18/2014 10:38:45 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    I took my son to see his BF, Mike, today. While my son was visiting. the Dr came in and told Mike he has 3 tumors in his bone marrow. The ... Read more

  • Prayers Needed...

    7/16/2014 9:05:53 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    Please pray for my son's BFF Mike who is fighting cancer. He is at Univ of Penn. He has had a 103/104 fever for one month. It's serious. Thank ... Read more

  • I am seriously not making this stuff up...

    7/15/2014 9:42:46 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    I know this is the internet, and I am starting to wonder if you guys are taking me seriously.... My son suffered (still sort of is) from ano... Read more

  • What I Have Been Up To This Summer...

    7/14/2014 10:21:15 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    I have been staying in my calorie range most days this summer. I started a salad/lunch streak about a month and a half ago. I eat a salad every... Read more

  • BLC Challenge - Kind to yourself

    6/23/2014 9:56:52 PM, by ABISMITHY

    I've always wanted to write fiction... On my goal board is to write a minimum of 3 hours per week but I have been failing miserably. I am g... Read more

  • Day 26 Low Carb

    6/23/2014 3:08:42 PM, by ABISMITHY

    I'm still low carb but have had a couple of slip ups in my weight loss. I put these down to over indulging on high fat foods and trying too many... Read more

  • How could I fail my PFT's?

    6/18/2014 11:28:52 PM, by GRANDMACOO

    Several years ago, I spent 9 days in the hospital with pneumonia. Since then, I have my asthma controlled MOST of the time, but am triggered by ... Read more

  • Beginning Again

    6/18/2014 7:16:29 AM, by PUMPKIN_EATER

    I haven't really been dedicated to SP for many years now, and my weight has gotten completely out of control. I feel like I've tried to diet at ... Read more

  • Day 17? Low Carb

    6/16/2014 3:35:09 PM, by ABISMITHY

    Wow - I can't believe how much time has passed! I'm already at around day 17! I've been reading more of the New Atkins book and attempting ... Read more

  • A remedy for unconscious negativity

    6/11/2014 6:30:25 AM, by ERINAINE

    A friend recently brought to my attention the effect of negative messages in songs. Often I don't even realize that I am feeding myself negative ... Read more

  • Day 7 Low Carb - feelings

    6/4/2014 11:38:03 AM, by ABISMITHY

    So, even after the bad weekend, I still reported a loss this week so I'm super happy about that. I am still feeling super excited... Read more

  • Day 5 Low Carb

    6/2/2014 4:26:48 PM, by ABISMITHY

    I had a bad weekend for staying on the plan... but really, I had planned to start the plan later... so I am not too concerned. On Friday nig... Read more

  • New Orleans Conference

    6/1/2014 11:47:58 AM, by GRANDMACOO

    I spent this last week in New Orleans at the Healthcare for the Homeless conference. Read more

  • Low-Carb Plan Day 1 - a complete turnaround

    5/28/2014 11:59:08 AM, by ABISMITHY

    I have been reading a very interesting book called "Why We Get Fat and What to Do About it". I've not quite finished it yet but I'm almost there... Read more

  • Happy Wednesday!

    5/28/2014 9:53:53 AM, by ANKLLOYD

    Okay-half way thru the work week! Come on weekend! Ha! Well, feeling really good and have been for a walk every day this week during lunch... Read more

  • damn you sugar

    5/27/2014 8:38:35 AM, by CATCITY01

    I been craving sugar lately and its been hard to deal with I tried going cold turkey but the withdraws are really bad it makes my bones hurt when... Read more

  • Visit to the Zoo

    5/26/2014 8:23:02 AM, by ANKLLOYD

    We all went to the Pittsburgh Zoo yesterday and it was so much fun and A LOT of walking. Boy did I feel great at the end of the day and a little... Read more

  • Come play with us

    5/24/2014 2:11:28 PM, by GRANDMACOO

    I am part of the 5% challenge; anyone looking for a fun way to lose weight? Here is a link to join the summer 5% challenge. http://www.spar... Read more

  • Same old Same old... Nothing changes if I don't change!

    5/22/2014 12:17:56 PM, by ABISMITHY

    So, this week I gained. No surprise there. It's not even surprising that I know why... I do this time and time again. I lose some I gain ... Read more

  • Life is good

    5/21/2014 9:32:21 AM, by ANKLLOYD

    I really should be writing more - get everything out in writing helps me I think. I have too much stuff running thru my mind - oh to be a 5 year... Read more

  • Some Healthy Goals

    5/19/2014 11:03:44 AM, by LYNNAPRYL

    Being a human it's hard to be perfect. Being a Type A personality it's something i still strive for in spite of being a human. I guess like every... Read more

  • Recovery Plan

    5/12/2014 1:25:13 PM, by ABISMITHY

    My recovery plan really is about when I over-indulge on a weekend, which happens frequently. To recover: I will do additional exercise, mo... Read more

  • Update... BLC 25 Goals

    5/5/2014 10:39:49 PM, by MY9STONEJOURNEY

    The struggle has been real to find the commitment to this journey.... but I am back and ready to fight the good fight again... I have truly be... Read more

  • First Fitness Test Results for the BLC25

    5/5/2014 9:39:36 PM, by ABISMITHY

    OK so my fitness is not great... I knew that... My walk was good - 17.08 for a mile... not awesome but not too shabby for a mile walk. ... Read more

  • BLC24: Habits - Goal Setting challenge

    4/30/2014 11:35:13 AM, by ABISMITHY

    Habit - Choose 3 goals (can be physical, emotional, spiritual, mental, relational or financial) and post on Wednesday. The rest of the week - eac... Read more

  • The Scale

    4/23/2014 7:17:11 AM, by ANKLLOYD

    Well, this morning I got back up on the scale and not happy at all with what I saw. I am at the heaviest and well I don't want to be at this wei... Read more

  • What is ME Time?

    4/21/2014 12:30:35 PM, by GRANDMACOO

    I sometimes wonder what counts as ME time on SP challenges? Is it doing something we wouldn't normally do? Is it just spending a few minutes wi... Read more

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