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  • NYC tomorrow

    4/17/2015 8:23:44 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    Tomorrow my 2 wonderful DIL's, and 2 friends are heading to NYC for a day trip to celebrate my 50th birthday (March, 2015) and my DIL's mom (goin... Read more

  • Not another good exercise day

    4/16/2015 8:32:19 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    Only walked about 10 minutes today. Definitely not feeling with it. Tired, light-headed, just crappy. Thinking I might not be getting enough p... Read more

  • 15 Days

    4/15/2015 11:17:36 AM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    15 days on the 17 Day Diet and I am down 12 pounds. It would probably be more had I exercised more. I just can't get my exercise gene in sync. ... Read more

  • Bad Day

    4/14/2015 9:02:47 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    Bad day good exercise to good excuse either... Read more

  • Heres to the end of this....

    4/14/2015 8:06:25 PM, by NYTOGA

    Im 30, lets face it its only going to get harder to lose this weight. I need to get back on track. I was so focused, so motivated, and then I wa... Read more

  • WOW! REALLY?!?!

    4/14/2015 12:29:52 PM, by GAILSUSAN2

    I have always been so fascinated with the quickness of the passage of time .... As I read over past entries from years ago, I am reminded of: *pe... Read more

  • Down

    4/13/2015 9:30:43 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    Today was a low energy day and it was horrible! Only 26 minutes of exercise because I evidently overworked my knee the last two days! And then ... Read more

  • stronger

    4/12/2015 9:19:55 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    I feel so good today...lots of energy and so proud of myself for fighting through some of the hard times!... Read more

  • JOG?

    4/11/2015 11:48:01 AM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    I tried to jog around the block today, yeah made the jog 1/2 way. The fat and my knee are definitely holding me back. But I tried! Maybe power... Read more

  • Recipes

    4/10/2015 7:13:00 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    I have been finding new low carb, low fat recipes to try to make meals like before! Found some great ones tonight!... Read more

  • Moving Forward

    4/10/2015 11:26:48 AM, by TERRRI

    I have been following the AIP pretty religiously for over 6 weeks now. Once I reached the point of adding foods back in I got a little hesitant ... Read more

  • I can do this!

    4/9/2015 8:56:22 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    I am learning to cook with vegetables that I never had a clue you could do! I bought a pair of jeans at the thrift store weeks and weeks ago... Read more

  • Feels like new jeans!

    4/8/2015 11:38:24 AM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    I just put on a pair of jeans, comfortably and a little baggy, that I couldn't comfortably wear since before Christmas!! ... Read more

  • Keeping on

    4/8/2015 10:21:35 AM, by MJZHERE

    Over Easter I made the decision to eat a few things that are only at holiday time. Feeling good that it was a conscious choice and not spur of t... Read more

  • Changes

    4/7/2015 7:55:02 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    I have started to see changes in my body, and the weirdest one is that my underwear are baggier! lol My jeans and even my shirts feel different... Read more

  • On the road again

    4/7/2015 3:25:50 PM, by MJZHERE

    On the right track - downward on the scale after a long slow climb upward. Wish I had caught it sooner but just kept ignoring it, small losses t... Read more

  • B L O A T

    4/6/2015 9:13:42 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    No carbs no bloat....that cheating yesterday has me bloated and almost sick today!... Read more

  • Carbs carbs carbs

    4/5/2015 7:13:45 PM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    I tried to be so good at Easter dinner, but I know I had more carbs than I should have had I sure can feel it! But I didn't have dessert!!... Read more

  • On crutches--doing seated exercises

    4/3/2015 2:00:53 PM, by CANNONSMC

    The good news is that although the fall I had on this past Sunday hurt my right knee, I can get by with one crutch and put weight on that leg. I ... Read more

  • The Amazing Twinkie Jumping Through Hoops Link

    4/3/2015 9:29:38 AM, by PALMTREEGIRL1

    I tried to make a video blog but the video wouldn't show. Here is the one I was trying to put up. It's Twinkie jumping through her hoops. So cute... Read more

  • I Can Now

    4/3/2015 8:30:09 AM, by EILEA73

    I've been doing Tang Soo Do for about three weeks now. I go 4x a week (well, Tang Soo Do is 3x a week and Kick N Fit is 1x a week). I can feel ... Read more

  • video blog Video Blog
    The Amazing Twinkie Loves Being A Therapy Dog!

    4/2/2015 2:08:15 PM, by PALMTREEGIRL1

    Here's a little video of Twinkie doing a few tricks for a patient at a local assisted living facility. Life is good for Twinkie! Read more

  • New Challenge: On Crutches

    3/29/2015 5:37:23 PM, by CANNONSMC

    This morning I completed my two SparkPeople challenges: Spring Into Shape and the 10 minutes of Exercise a Day. It's crazy, but I indicated my c... Read more

  • Back on track

    3/27/2015 8:23:44 PM, by CANNONSMC

    One of the cool things about coming back to SparkPeople is that I have a record of my exercise for the past several years. January 2011 is when I... Read more

  • It's Official!

    3/24/2015 3:22:13 PM, by EILEA73

    As of yesterday I am officially signed up for the local Tang Soo Do classes!... Read more

  • Update - so much going on...

    3/22/2015 8:09:47 PM, by CINNAMARIE

    There is so very much going on on my end. As for my weight. Since my last post (where I was about 40 lbs up from my gain of my main loss w... Read more

  • Getting back on track

    3/22/2015 5:19:20 PM, by KLWALDON

    I am prepared for this to be a challenge and to be difficult. Getting back on track doesn't sound like a big deal or hard thing to do, but for m... Read more

  • 4 Year Sparkversary!!!!!!!!

    3/20/2015 5:55:36 PM, by CARA_FIT37

    The fact that 4 years have past since I got a Facebook message from one my of best friends saying I should sign up for Sparkpeople comes as surpr... Read more

  • Tang Sore Do

    3/18/2015 2:57:49 PM, by EILEA73

    My first day of Tang Soo Do was Monday--I was super excited and ready to go. I even dragged my friend along with me after telling her, "this wil... Read more

  • What I have learned-day 2

    3/18/2015 2:04:03 PM, by WHYMEACRES

    This isn't my first rodeo in the "I need to lose weight" journey. I have tried everything. Some, o.k., most have been gimmicks. What am I thin... Read more

  • Been Awhile!

    3/17/2015 4:11:42 PM, by WHYMEACRES

    I am not even going to say I am starting again. I have said that way too many times in my life. Not even health issues or even being unhappy wi... Read more

  • Wow years later and in the same spot

    3/17/2015 12:06:19 PM, by MISSDEBI101

    Sometimes I feel like such a failure. Here it is years since I first started sparkpeople and I am not much better off. In fact I am now on insul... Read more

  • Past influences affect our todays

    3/15/2015 12:01:21 PM, by MJZHERE

    On Aug 5, 2012, I blogged about my goal of not yoyoing anymore. Since that time I reached my goal weight, maintained, and then have returned to y... Read more

  • A year of (slow) progress

    3/15/2015 9:40:02 AM, by TRYINGTOLOSEKGS

    It's been around a year since I weighed my highest ever - 200lbs. Seeing that number on the scale was a shock and a huge eye opener. Since then, ... Read more

  • Walk the dogs at your local animal shelter

    3/15/2015 8:34:52 AM, by CANNONSMC

    Even when I'm not doing as well with exercise, one thing keeps me walking once a week. I'm a volunteer who walks dogs at my local animal shelter.... Read more

  • Finished Semi-Strong

    3/13/2015 1:21:38 PM, by EILEA73

    Ahhh...TGIF!! I finished the 10-day cleanse of my 24-day challenge...down 3.5 lbs! Not too bad considering my eating was NOT the best it ... Read more

  • Spring in my step

    3/11/2015 1:27:03 PM, by CANNONSMC

    The weather is great--hope the cold winter is over. I've been consistently exercising since mid-January and now am into 10-day streak of exercisi... Read more

  • Two steps back, one step forward

    3/8/2015 1:01:51 PM, by TERRRI

    February seemed like a total loss for me. Actually only half the month, the first went pretty well. I started off feeling okay, but a little ti... Read more

  • First step is admitting there is a problem

    3/6/2015 2:55:03 PM, by KLWALDON

    I donít know where to start to be honest. It has been a long time since I last typed an entry on here. It has been a long time since I have eve... Read more

  • Gettin' Back On Track

    3/2/2015 11:52:17 AM, by EILEA73

    I'm back...again! Geez so much has happened since my last blog entry almost 2 years ago! I lost my mom last April--it was bittersw... Read more

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