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  • Counting down....

    7/14/2014 11:07:46 PM, by REDVELVET21

    Why does it seem as if when the new year and our birthdays come is the time we really reflect and vow to make the new year a better year than the... Read more

  • Mud Run

    7/14/2014 8:59:55 PM, by GRACEANNE46

    I did the Dirty Girl mud run a couple of weeks ago. This was one of the things that I wanted to do this year that I did not think I could do bef... Read more

  • Here I am....again pfft!

    7/13/2014 5:23:43 PM, by PTCRUISIN_DEB

    I'm am soooo mad at myself. I lost 40 lbs, and now..I have regained it. shoo! But, here I go...I will try again.... Read more

  • Journey.....

    7/13/2014 11:43:28 AM, by REDVELVET21

    Trying to lose weight is a journey. Its a journey to see all that is wrong if you look at things a little more carefully. There are so many obsta... Read more

  • Sp coach topic

    7/11/2014 8:16:04 AM, by CTOMEK1-123

    For me "health" means you are living without pain. Also, you are able to participate in activities you enjoy. I have noticed that as I have age... Read more

  • What a week!

    7/10/2014 11:56:54 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    It has been a very busy week!! Looking ahead though we have a nice relaxing weekend coming up before Vacation Bible School begins on Sunday! I ... Read more

  • Power, Wonderful Power

    7/10/2014 5:27:48 PM, by FANCYSTITCH

    (Electric) I mean. Tues. around 4pm our lights went out. Storm had just blown thru the area. 75,000 people in the state of WV without power. i di... Read more

  • Great Fourth of July

    7/9/2014 10:50:00 PM, by KLWALDON

    Things have been really busy lately. We had a great Fourth of July weekend! Too good! I let myself get way too comfortable with junk food. I ... Read more

  • Fitbits can be contagious......

    7/9/2014 9:49:40 PM, by REDVELVET21

    Ever since I have started using my fitbit other co workers have caught onto the buzz of wanting and purchasing one as well! Its fun to get fit to... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    7/9/2014 7:49:32 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    Ate at the top end of my range today, but it was worth it!! My body should be thoroughly confused and ready to let loose of some pounds!!... Read more

  • Hot and humid

    7/8/2014 10:25:47 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    Today was extremely hot and humid!! I finished Week 2, Day 3 of my 13.1 training. My pace was horrible (15:24) but much better than sitting on ... Read more

  • MIA for way toooo LONG!

    7/8/2014 8:02:03 PM, by GETTINFIT2009

    WOW! I have been MIA for way too long! I have added pounds that I shouldn't have, but have had some exciting experiences in life! I just became a... Read more

  • Calorie range

    7/7/2014 8:16:17 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    The question of the day is the longest amount of time that I have eaten in my calorie range. Tricky question because I have the range that chang... Read more

  • A New Me

    7/7/2014 6:49:40 PM, by FANCYSTITCH

    I have been on sparkpeople off and on for some time. The last time I tried really hard. I was just so tired all the time, it took every ounce of ... Read more

  • My Tools

    7/7/2014 12:14:45 AM, by REDVELVET21

    Inspired by LilHobbit29 !!! My tools to help with weight loss!!! #1. www.sparkpeople.com #2. The App for Pandora it helps with ... Read more

  • ? Of the Day

    7/6/2014 9:22:11 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    When it comes to exercise, I am really good at cardio, but I need to work on strength training. My goal this week is to add ST on TThSa. Starti... Read more

  • Success or Failure

    7/5/2014 9:22:55 PM, by REDVELVET21

    I know that one of the ways to succeed at this weight loss journey is to surround myself with others who are on the same journey! I have learned ... Read more

  • Extra hour

    7/4/2014 11:56:27 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    If I had an extra hour each day, I would organize and declutter my house. Making it easier to find and do the things we love and not maintain th... Read more

  • Working out and Water!!!

    7/3/2014 8:34:48 PM, by REDVELVET21

    So today I got off early, I went to the gym and got my workout in, as I was walking out of the door one the soldiers on detail asked me was I goi... Read more

  • 3 Day Streak

    7/3/2014 4:43:17 PM, by KLWALDON

    I am on my third day and am feeling good. I am eating good and exercising. I am making good choices based on nutrition and not emotions or stre... Read more

  • In the next 7 days

    7/3/2014 2:02:40 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    I'd like to lose 2 lbs, log 25+ miles, and be consistent with tracking!... Read more

  • SparkCoach

    7/2/2014 9:22:51 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    Got an iTunes gift card and decided to use part of it for 3 months on SC. I am trying to be diligent in my tracking and like the extra push that... Read more

  • Loving Myself

    7/2/2014 2:44:00 PM, by KLWALDON

    I have never really thought much about or totally understood the whole "love yourself" thing. I mean, I get what they are saying, but I haven't ... Read more

  • Mindset

    7/1/2014 9:28:28 PM, by REDVELVET21

    I had a battle with myself today!!! Go workout or stay home and sleep. I am tired! I want rest, but because yesterday I didn't push myself as har... Read more

  • Powell Plan

    7/1/2014 2:17:39 PM, by KLWALDON

    I started watching Chris Powell's Extreme Weight loss last season and found him to be so inspiring. He seems so positive, motivating, and caring... Read more

  • Dinner for 6/30 and Breakfast 7/1

    7/1/2014 10:20:49 AM, by JACKIE4019

    As of today I have lost 5.6 lbs. Last nights dinner was the Chicken Hungry Girlfredo Bowl (340 calories) This is my favorite. Read more

  • Highs and Lows

    6/30/2014 9:51:26 PM, by REDVELVET21

    I feel like sometimes the weight loss journey is filled with highs and lows! Today I walked into the gym not feeling like working out but I... Read more

  • Nuggets

    6/29/2014 9:36:01 PM, by REDVELVET21

    NUGGETS are good things that have happened! 1. Another gym member came to me to say how much they admire that I get in the gym early on my ... Read more

  • What I ate today

    6/29/2014 5:45:59 PM, by JACKIE4019

    I just started the Hungry Girl diet last week and have lost 3 lbs. The food is delicious and filling. Here is my breakfast, the Mega Fruit 'n Y... Read more

  • June Victories!!! July Plans

    6/28/2014 3:08:55 PM, by REDVELVET21

    * I started the Give it 100 Challenge *I completed round 1 and started round 2 of the 21 day fix * I have lost 6 lbs * my shirts ... Read more

  • Warning: This Kitchen Gadget is Dangerous!

    6/28/2014 1:35:25 PM, by MIAMOJO

    The other day I bought a kitchen gadget I'd wanted for a while -- a mandoline slicer. I was excited now that I'm eating so many veggies! After a... Read more

  • Whats your Value???

    6/26/2014 10:13:51 PM, by REDVELVET21

    I can spend a lot of time on the things that have gone wrong in my life or I can spend time and be thankful that I am still standing! I choose op... Read more

  • What 5 Pounds Looks Like

    6/26/2014 9:34:09 AM, by MIAMOJO

    I've lost 4.5 pounds so far, but was feeling a bit disappointed with my progress...until I came across this photo of 5 pounds of fat: Read more

  • T25 Days 1 & 2

    6/25/2014 10:22:58 AM, by KLWALDON

    It has been a busy last couple of days. I have been working hard to get the house in order. Decluttering and organizing everything. I have fin... Read more

  • Day 9 of my Giveit100 challenge!!

    6/24/2014 6:58:24 PM, by REDVELVET21

    I am putting in my steps!!! I had someone tell me that they think my fitbit isn't accurate in my step count however I am busting my tail wearing ... Read more

  • Pssst! YOU...yes, YOU.

    6/24/2014 3:04:10 PM, by MIAMOJO

    Do you have boundaries, or even really know what they are? If so, do you pro... Read more

  • Day 8 of the Giveit100 Challenge

    6/23/2014 10:07:16 PM, by REDVELVET21

    I am still running the race!! I reached over 16,000 steps on my fit bit and my challenge is to get over 10,000 steps per day! I am not complainin... Read more

  • Time to reset and focus

    6/23/2014 1:23:30 PM, by KLWALDON

    Technically I am now in week 3 of summer. Wait...What?! How is this possible?! The first week of summer was workshops and doctor appointments ... Read more

  • I didn't plan for weight gain.... but I am planning for weight loss!!!

    6/22/2014 12:55:02 PM, by REDVELVET21

    All of this weight to lose and I didn't plan to gain any of it. I guess you can say I did at the end of the thought because for one I didn't take... Read more

  • Hot Idea of The Day: Calorie Burning Opportunities!

    6/22/2014 7:34:22 AM, by MIAMOJO

    Housekeeping and yard work used to be drudgery...until I realized they're actually CALORIE BURNING OPPORTUNITIES! Read more

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