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  • Picking up momentum

    9/15/2015 10:26:46 PM, by LAURIEWY

    School is busy. Starting to feel I'm running full speed all the time. With a kindergarten and fifth grade child, home is just as busy. But I'm ... Read more

  • A New Week - Another Fresh Start

    9/14/2015 3:23:28 PM, by LEANNROCKS

    While my heart is gung-ho to get my body moving and making the best food choices, the rest of me lags. I was a good girl and Saturday morning, I ... Read more

  • The Fighter in Me

    9/11/2015 12:51:37 PM, by LEANNROCKS

    I am 13 weeks post op from my first knee surgery, 12 weeks from the second. I left a three week hospital stay with a few new eating habits; salad... Read more

  • 90 pounds gone

    9/6/2015 3:18:10 PM, by BIGGESTLOSER_V

    I have Lost 90 pounds since las summer... Read more

  • Lesson #1: Be prepared for the weather

    9/2/2015 5:37:24 AM, by MODIQUE

    So today we planned to go around Hong Kong's museums, as theyre all free to get into on Wednesdays (cool huh?). This was just as well becaus... Read more

  • Sept 1, start of a new month

    9/1/2015 3:11:30 PM, by MJZHERE

    Thinking today is a good day to start getting more serious about what several have called "restart." Maybe one of the things I do is work agains... Read more


    9/1/2015 12:54:23 AM, by MODIQUE

    I have recently moved to China for the year from London. I am determined to make this move a really healthy one and start making new habits that... Read more

  • Back to Work

    8/29/2015 12:29:04 PM, by LAURIEWY

    First full work week. Long week of trainings snd sitting on my butt. Some real bad food choices, eating on the run, and emotional eating has caus... Read more

  • Dilemma pt 2

    8/25/2015 7:56:58 PM, by REDVELVET21

    So Saturday I had to make a choice between Dinner with my co workers or to attend the Glow in the Dark 5k. I went to both. I went to dinner with ... Read more

  • Are you still standing there???

    8/25/2015 4:30:41 PM, by REDVELVET21

    This year I made a few goals to achieve and it was funny because 6 weeks into the year I heard from a mentor asking, Are you still in the same pl... Read more

  • Down 0.8 lb

    8/24/2015 12:05:02 PM, by LAURIEWY

    Going in the right direction just need to be ok with the pace. It's hard but it's all I can do because I can't afford to give up. ... Read more

  • Hard week

    8/23/2015 4:53:18 PM, by LAURIEWY

    Hard week lots of sabotaging thought and some behaviors. Need to stop the cycle so here's a list of positives to help break the negative week (I ... Read more

  • Dilemma

    8/22/2015 12:48:34 AM, by REDVELVET21

    Why does it seem like whenever you want to do something that you are excited about more events come up? Any other weekend I would have no options... Read more

  • Over Eating

    8/20/2015 12:19:23 AM, by LAURIEWY

    300 + calories above today. Constant emotional eating today. I've got to break this spiral downward. I'm making sure that I fail. ... Read more

  • Feeling lighter but still have a ways to go!!!!

    8/19/2015 9:33:15 PM, by REDVELVET21

    I have been working out consistently for the past month and a half!!! I am feeling lighter however I still have a ways to go. I am going to reach... Read more

  • Frustration!

    8/19/2015 8:07:51 AM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    Since having my leg cast removed, I have been exercising, walking 3-4 miles a day plus weights, and ab lounger crunches (bad back to do them on f... Read more

  • Mental Funk

    8/19/2015 12:19:06 AM, by LAURIEWY

    Been in a total mental funk for almost a week now. Fearful of my inability to succeed in my weightloss journey. 42 years trying and 42 years fail... Read more

  • life changes.....

    8/17/2015 9:06:00 PM, by REDVELVET21

    Either they can help push you ahead or bury you in the sand....... Read more

  • First Color Dash 5k

    8/17/2015 2:05:51 AM, by LAURIEWY

    Never have I ever signed up for any kind of race activity like this. Even though it was only a 5k (3.1 miles) I was nervous that may not be able ... Read more

  • Calorie Range

    8/16/2015 8:35:17 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    I typically stay within my calorie range. Sometimes I'm below because it goes up with evening exercise and I'm not hungry. But I'm very rarely o... Read more

  • Orange Belt

    8/13/2015 11:26:34 AM, by EILEA73

    Yesterday I tested for my orange belt in Tang Soo Do and I blew it out of the water! I even had to break two boards (I actually ended up breakin... Read more

  • August

    8/12/2015 2:19:23 PM, by LAURIEWY

    Summer is almost gone and I'm having to go in to the school here and there. This is the first year I have not spent my summer at the school movin... Read more

  • Still trying

    8/11/2015 4:36:49 PM, by KLWALDON

    I don't even know where to start with this entry. I am still trying although I am the first to admit that my efforts over the last year have bee... Read more

  • Three good things

    8/9/2015 8:57:51 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    1. Celebrated mine and Andy's birthday on Monday. 2. Abby made an awesome gluten free peanut butter/Reese's Cup cheesecake. 3. Avery... Read more


    8/8/2015 1:14:33 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    I really thought throughout my whole leg cast ordeal and feeling sorry for myself that I would have gained weight because of the loss of exercise... Read more

  • Time to restart!!

    8/7/2015 2:48:29 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    FINALLY had cast removed this morning! Ankle is weak and leg feels weird so taking it easy with the walking. Arthritis in metatarsal join... Read more

  • Long time!

    8/5/2015 7:43:12 PM, by TNGAL0306

    Well its been a long time since i have posted or even been on spark people. I just didnt realize how long...time sure does fly!!! I really dont h... Read more

  • Aug Accountability Day Three

    8/4/2015 8:25:32 PM, by LEANNROCKS

    While I may not be happy with my goal adherence, I am pleased with the success of my day; gathered paperwork for phone calls I'll make after gett... Read more


    8/4/2015 9:34:11 AM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    My foot doctor has been sick for 2 days now and the receptionist is still trying to find me an appointment for cast removal and foot recheck! I ... Read more

  • Aug Accountability Day Two

    8/3/2015 8:08:01 PM, by LEANNROCKS

    I discussed my high pain level for the past three days with my physical therapist this morning and she suggested that I wait a few more weeks bef... Read more

  • Aug Accountability Day One

    8/2/2015 9:43:21 PM, by LEANNROCKS

    A couple of my good Spark friends are posting daily blogs to be accountable. I'm not sure if I have the discipline, or the desire to do this ever... Read more


    8/2/2015 9:02:43 AM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    Appointment with foot doctor tomorrow afternoon! Hopefully will walk out on my own 2 feet instead of one leg in a cast! I need to get back... Read more

  • Day 12 of Whole30, feeling like no big deal

    7/31/2015 9:44:38 AM, by CECE0330

    I don't know if it's just because i have so many other things going on that I am distracted by or what, but it really seems like no big deal righ... Read more

  • I know I've had a good workout when...

    7/28/2015 7:21:38 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    my clothes have to be thrown in the laundry room because they stink too badly to leave in the hamper in the bedroom!... Read more

  • Day 8 of Whole30, Just a little over 3 weeks til Greece

    7/27/2015 10:06:11 AM, by CECE0330

    Feeling pretty good on the diet front. Made it... Read more

  • Day 5, big challenge will be the weekend

    7/24/2015 4:16:47 PM, by CECE0330

    Weekends are so hard! I'm tempted by food at summer outings, hardcore. Tonight is pulled pork already cooking in the crock pot, and I'm going t... Read more

  • 5am wake up call!

    7/23/2015 6:11:35 AM, by -KIMMI-

    So this past week has been a flop. I'm up 3 lbs, did not track, and there is a possibility that ice cream and chinese food were involved at some... Read more

  • Taking a second go at Whole30, on Day 3

    7/22/2015 9:49:42 AM, by CECE0330

    What I disliked about Whole30 the first time around: ~The obsessive-compulsive nature of it. If you've ever scoped out Whole30 forums, they... Read more

  • Life is good - if you don't weaken....

    7/20/2015 4:34:59 PM, by IMAHAPPYSTEPPER

    Isn't that how the saying goes? Correct me if i'm wrong.... But that is what I did. I let life get in the way of healthy eating. I really di... Read more

  • Another Day One

    7/18/2015 6:45:07 PM, by LEANNROCKS

    This poster says it all for me today. It has always... Read more

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