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Blogs by Members of SP Class of February 6-12, 2011

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BLC Challenge - Kind to yourself
6/23/2014 9:56:52 PM,  4 COMMENTS

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 going...  Read more


Day 26 Low Carb
6/23/2014 3:08:42 PM,  4 COMMENTS

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 of t...  Read more


How could I fail my PFT's?
6/18/2014 11:28:52 PM,  2 COMMENTS

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 a cha...  Read more


Beginning Again
6/18/2014 7:16:29 AM,  2 COMMENTS

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 least...  Read more


Day 17? Low Carb
6/16/2014 3:35:09 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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 the I...  Read more


A remedy for unconscious negativity
6/11/2014 6:30:25 AM,  1 COMMENTS

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 messa...  Read more


Day 7 Low Carb - feelings
6/4/2014 11:38:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So, even after the bad weekend, I still reported a loss this week so I'm super happy about that.104 I am still feeling super excited about the n...  Read more


Day 5 Low Carb
6/2/2014 4:26:48 PM,  3 COMMENTS

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 night we...  Read more


New Orleans Conference
6/1/2014 11:47:58 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I spent this last week in New Orleans at the Healthcare for the Homeless conference. The view from my hotel window on the 39th floor was AW...  Read more


Low-Carb Plan Day 1 - a complete turnaround
5/28/2014 11:59:08 AM,  8 COMMENTS

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. Ha...  Read more


Happy Wednesday!
5/28/2014 9:53:53 AM,  2 COMMENTS

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 whic...  Read more


damn you sugar
5/27/2014 8:38:35 AM,  6 COMMENTS

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 i te...  Read more


Visit to the Zoo
5/26/2014 8:23:02 AM,  1 COMMENTS

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 tire...  Read more


Come play with us
5/24/2014 2:11:28 PM,  0 COMMENTS

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.sparkpeop...  Read more


Same old Same old... Nothing changes if I don't change!
5/22/2014 12:17:56 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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 some....  Read more


Life is good
5/21/2014 9:32:21 AM,  2 COMMENTS

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 old...  Read more


Some Healthy Goals
5/19/2014 11:03:44 AM,  3 COMMENTS

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 everything...  Read more


Recovery Plan
5/12/2014 1:25:13 PM,  7 COMMENTS

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


Update... BLC 25 Goals
5/5/2014 10:39:49 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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 been of...  Read more


First Fitness Test Results for the BLC25
5/5/2014 9:39:36 PM,  3 COMMENTS

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. My pu...  Read more


BLC24: Habits - Goal Setting challenge
4/30/2014 11:35:13 AM,  4 COMMENTS

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


The Scale
4/23/2014 7:17:11 AM,  5 COMMENTS

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 weight r...  Read more


What is ME Time?
4/21/2014 12:30:35 PM,  9 COMMENTS

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 with an...  Read more


Trying to get back on track ...
4/21/2014 6:26:08 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I was delighted when I lost 34 pounds in 2011, thanks to During these past three years, I have slipped and struggled with my weight...  Read more


New Blog
3/30/2014 5:26:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Hi Everyone! Just letting you know I have a new blog that I am using to chronicle my weight loss. For the next 24 days I am using Advocare's 24 day ch...  Read more


3/2/2014 5:29:38 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm in a lot of pain...but only when awake. I had a back tooth on my upper left side literally yanked yesterday, it hasn't even been 24 hours. They ga...  Read more


Monday Febuary twenty fourth 2014
2/24/2014 7:52:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

A new day! Cleaned some took laundry out of dryer (how long was it in there?) Re-filled water bottles, brushed hair, lotion-ed up, Woke-up to the smok...  Read more


Jump start
2/24/2014 8:09:44 AM,  0 COMMENTS

That is me today, I know I've back pedaled a little from where I was but I am trying to stop falling off my imaginary horse. I am going to *try* to l...  Read more


Did I REALLY catch up......AGAIN???
2/22/2014 2:07:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My sister, Grandma1951, is 18 months older than me. When we were little, both of us remember us being the same age - a total impossibility! Yet, we...  Read more


how do figure the calories you use on a bow flex machine say 10 minutes 0.5 speed
2/6/2014 6:42:18 AM,  0 COMMENTS

how do you figure calories burned on bow flex 0.5 for 10 minutes...  Read more


To tri (again) or not....
2/2/2014 12:01:17 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I am NOT a runner; my sister wants to do the 50 state half marathon competition and, most of the time, I am her travel companion. I try to run, but t...  Read more


Waiting for Tuesday
1/25/2014 9:00:16 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I hate when I wish my life away, but I really am anxious for next Tuesday to arrive and things get back to "normal". I have been travelling for the p...  Read more


We're having a new grandchild (or "missing a Dawgie this challenge")
1/16/2014 7:47:10 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I will miss our daughter in the 5% winter challenge; she is not participating because she will not be losing weight. We are very excited that she is...  Read more


New Year - New Me!
1/3/2014 9:22:31 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Happy New Year! Every year it seems like I start all over again and only to not keep things moving along. longer my friend. I am going t...  Read more


And another from the OMG files...
12/11/2013 10:16:42 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So I had to have a new photo taken to update some ID. Had them take a new photo yearerday and got a copy of it to past along side the one from a bunc...  Read more


fun family weekend
12/9/2013 9:52:30 AM,  8 COMMENTS

This past weekend was all about family! It started on Friday afternoon, when I picked up one of our granddaughters from school. I work half days on...  Read more


I Need More Motivation
12/8/2013 10:38:56 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I just realized that I hadn't written a blog post in a long time. I am doing ok, but could be doing better. I got out of my exercise routine. It hap...  Read more


Stopped trying: gained 4 pounds: new resolve
12/3/2013 6:06:27 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I stopped making an effort, and my new habits were too new to sustain themselves. So, while I wasn't paying attention, I gained 4 pounds during the pa...  Read more


No more plateau!
10/31/2013 6:34:08 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I was determined to jumpstart my body into losing the weight again. A friend of mine has been using weight watchers for awhile and has lost quite a bi...  Read more


Changes, this is what losing almost 85 pounds looks like.
10/30/2013 2:34:14 AM,  4 COMMENTS

On the left, a picture from September after losing 85 pounds, on the right, a picture from November 12th of last year. Nope, not even kidding....  Read more


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