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  • half full or half empty?

    5/16/2014 11:54:26 AM, by AARDVARK28

    I really don't know which I am. I tend toward realism and optimism depending on the situation. In other words, I do try to find the positive side... Read more

  • my mentor.

    5/15/2014 2:05:59 PM, by AARDVARK28

    My mentor has to be my sister Angela. Part of that is because she is older and the one I always look up to. She was always an inspiration to me a... Read more

  • biggest fitness goal

    5/13/2014 4:26:15 PM, by AARDVARK28

    Right now, my biggest fitness goal is to be abe to walk a half marathon. I am working on it slowly. I can almost manage a 5k now. I plan to hav... Read more

  • the journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.

    5/11/2014 1:52:36 PM, by AARDVARK28

    I have seen this attributed to many people, so not sure who to credit. But oddly enouh, this is an inspirational quote that seems to apply in so ... Read more

  • my 5k challenge

    5/7/2014 1:25:49 PM, by AARDVARK28

    I believe that the last time I challenged myself was signing up to do a 5k walk. For me, it isn't just the walking. It's all the other things tha... Read more

  • 100% effort? Well, sometimes.

    4/28/2014 2:20:02 PM, by AARDVARK28

    No I don't always put 100 percent of my effort into my workout. I am only human and sometimes I am just to scattered to put 100% into anything. B... Read more

  • 5 words how I feel today

    4/27/2014 12:59:46 PM, by AARDVARK28

    Calm, well rested, happy, energized.... Read more

  • 5k by October? sure!

    4/26/2014 12:38:57 PM, by AARDVARK28

    Right now, my major fitness goal is to be able to walk a 5k by October of this year. And I can see that happening, as long as the old me doesn't ... Read more

  • clothing shopping,

    4/25/2014 6:47:15 PM, by AARDVARK28

    I usually dislike shopping for clothing. It gets frustrating when none of the cute styles fit. I always feel like I am being judged because of my... Read more

  • Pre-Diabetic?

    4/8/2014 11:42:09 AM, by MARRKR

    Having a husband with Type 2 Diabetes, we have several glucose monitors around the house. Sunday morning I thought I should check mine just for ... Read more

  • Time to start new with new me.

    2/25/2014 6:49:17 AM, by GAYLESTUFF

    It's been a long time since I blogged and a lot has happened. I won't go into all of the personal stuff but the good news is.... I reached my g... Read more

  • Day 3

    11/16/2013 3:31:30 PM, by MARRKR

    Here I am at day 3. So far, I've been pretty good at entering my food and not putting extra food into my body. I found I just don't want the ha... Read more

  • Starting Again

    11/15/2013 11:33:26 AM, by MARRKR

    Here I am again, starting once more! We had a wakeup call with my hubby's diabetes and I realized I had put all my weight back on and was living... Read more

  • Don't underestimate the power of cleaning

    1/9/2013 10:28:24 AM, by GAYLESTUFF

    I have written about this before, and... well I'm gonna write about it again. Bear with me today because I have a crumb that keeps sneaking it'... Read more

  • Rehab

    1/8/2013 1:24:53 PM, by GAYLESTUFF

    Well, this year will start with a whole new me. For those that don't know me, I have been suffering for the past year with a very serious malad... Read more

  • Stay On Gear

    12/14/2012 3:45:49 PM, by SHONNAVRIBES

    Everyday I am enjoying jogging and walking 4-6 miles a day, along with some 3 pound lite weights, meditation, and pilates. Boy, it gives me energ... Read more

  • What get in your way of exercising?

    11/7/2012 7:20:43 PM, by SHONNAVRIBES

    Sometimes tiredness and business get in the way of my exercise. Often I have to remember, exercising and taking care of myself is my business. Ev... Read more

  • Keep Working Toward Your Goals

    10/19/2012 8:48:31 PM, by SHONNAVRIBES

    Keep working towards your goals on a daily basis. Think about and see yourself how you want to become. You can do it. Greatness is within you. Co... Read more

  • You Can Succeed at a Healthy Lifestyle

    10/5/2012 2:02:47 AM, by SHONNAVRIBES

    You can succeed at living a healthy lifestyle. If you have a couple of bad days pick yourself back up by motivating yourself, and encourage yours... Read more

  • Greatness Is In You

    9/18/2012 7:23:12 AM, by SHONNAVRIBES

    Greetings, Mountains are high and Mountains are low. We will all have mountains during our life time, it is more of a matter of how we go ab... Read more

  • Overcoming Stress through sucessfully managing stress everyday

    8/30/2012 6:58:14 AM, by SHONNAVRIBES

    On a daily basis do you find it hard to overcome stress? I have found a few goodies for you that may help you overcome stress. First, meditating ... Read more

  • Negative, Ghost Rider, the pattern is full.

    8/26/2012 12:11:49 PM, by JRSWHIMSY

    Three weeks ago I sat down and wrote a really awesome, well-thought out (and I like to think inspirational) blog. I then spent a week successfull... Read more

  • With a little help...

    8/10/2012 10:15:02 PM, by JRSWHIMSY

    My friend Hope and I followed each other to 7-11 at lunchtime. I was telling her that even though I had had all my allotted soda for a week, I wa... Read more

  • Lesson learned

    8/8/2012 11:20:32 PM, by JRSWHIMSY

    I'm making a slight edit to my plan. I had chosen 36 oz of soda per week accounting for 3 12oz cans. Thing is, I normally drink my soda in 20oz b... Read more

  • A "relaxing" Sunday

    8/5/2012 9:42:55 PM, by JRSWHIMSY

    Relaxing only because the only thing that HAD to get done was grocery shopping. But I got quite a few things marked off my to do list, exercised,... Read more

  • 1, 2, 3, 4, I declare a fat war...

    8/3/2012 11:20:48 PM, by JRSWHIMSY

    The Afterburners came and spoke to our company this past week. It's a group of fighter pilots who talk about successful mission/goal planning. Th... Read more

  • Yeah, that's better...

    1/11/2012 11:51:21 AM, by JRSWHIMSY

    So Monday I threatened to do the WATP 3-mile today since the 2-mile had left me wanting more. Well that was silly! This one pushed me really hard... Read more

  • Is that all you got?!?!?!

    1/9/2012 11:47:46 AM, by JRSWHIMSY

    As soon as I got Even on the bus this morning I came home and popped in my WATP 2 mile. I play my own music so I don't have to shoot myself or di... Read more

  • One week of success!

    1/8/2012 11:31:53 AM, by JRSWHIMSY

    It was with trepidation that I stepped on my scale this morning. I'd met all my workout goals but had gone over my calories a few days, one day p... Read more

  • Die Snooze, DIE!!!

    1/6/2012 2:50:23 PM, by JRSWHIMSY

    We had to pick up the kids from their dad this morning, so last night I set my alarm with the intention of getting up early enough to get my work... Read more

  • A little intense pain won't stop me!

    1/4/2012 2:21:34 PM, by JRSWHIMSY

    Just finished my cardio for the day, AND did my strength yesterday! Well, a little, It was harder than I thought it would be!! I did go over my c... Read more

  • One day down!

    1/2/2012 12:56:55 PM, by JRSWHIMSY

    Yesterday I managed to stay in my calorie limit - hooray! I also avoided soda. I'm giving it up again, my record is 4 months. I have one bottle o... Read more

  • A new year!

    1/1/2012 8:41:21 PM, by JEZRA2010

    It's a new year and I have made the decision to make the necessary changes needed to live a healthier life. I got very side tracked last year. I... Read more

  • Happy New Year

    1/1/2012 12:38:48 PM, by JRSWHIMSY

    I was going to write something long and inspirational to herald my return for the new year, but frankly I don't feel like it. I'm tired of being ... Read more

  • A New Beginning

    10/15/2011 9:14:24 AM, by JEZRA2010

    I am starting Sparkpeople again today. I had surgery and a bad recovery in May. My motivation tanked after spending weeks in bed. Things are chan... Read more

  • Doctor's Orders

    3/10/2011 12:21:25 PM, by JEZRA2010

    After a couple of months worth of doctors appointments trying to figure out why I have so much pain in my back, we have a strong possibility: Lup... Read more

  • Over-supportive

    1/19/2011 10:48:53 AM, by HAYLA99

    I am fat. I know I am fat. You know I am fat. I have tried dieting, life style changes, exercising and they never work. Everyone is different... Read more

  • Intro of me

    1/5/2011 11:11:53 AM, by 2011THINPRIN

    Hi all and welcome to my very 1st blog. I am so excited to be starting this next chapter in my life. I am starting my weight loss journey, I jus... Read more

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