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  • June 30, 2015

    7/30/2015 7:39:29 PM, by SHEILA258

    I need to get serious at working out 3-5 days a week because I haven't lost any weight this year. I want to lose like I did at the end of last y... Read more

  • Bathing suits, ugh!

    7/20/2015 7:38:28 AM, by KNYAGENYA

    I went bathing suit shopping yesterday as I need one for an upcoming picnic and for when I go to Disney World in September. ... Read more

  • Water Challenge

    7/18/2015 11:15:58 AM, by KNYAGENYA

    My place of employment is having a water challenge. At first, I didn't want to participate in it. Well my boss change... Read more

  • Motivation

    7/11/2015 12:24:33 PM, by KNYAGENYA

    It seems like motivation comes and goes with me lately. One day I have all of this motivation and things are going well. The next ... Read more

  • Thursday 6/18/15

    6/19/2015 3:21:02 AM, by SHEILA258

    I stationary biked for 30 minutes, it said I burned 262.2 cal. and distance was 8.24.... Read more

  • Hi Everyone!

    5/30/2015 4:34:56 PM, by SUSHENO

    How's it going? Just having a nice day today. Weather is superb with the sun shining. Trying to stay active, quite hard these days. Working... Read more

  • Life means change

    5/9/2015 12:05:01 PM, by KNYAGENYA

    I have had a lot happen in the last year or so. Life certainly does not go like I would like it. When I was unemployed I had tons of time that wa... Read more

  • Total of 25 pounds lost so far!!!

    5/8/2015 4:28:55 PM, by SHEILA258

    I've lost 25 pounds, but still need to lose 100 pounds more, but I haven't lost any in a while. ... Read more

  • Abundant life

    4/26/2015 2:46:00 PM, by SUSHENO

    Hi All! It has been a while since posting on my other blog. I have written many rough drafts for other subjects, but haven't posted any of ... Read more

  • Tough decision

    4/6/2015 6:34:49 PM, by SUSHENO

    Not sure where to begin. Many things have changed for me last year: my priorities, my choices, my outlook, etc ... I stopped using Spark People a... Read more

  • It's all about perspective

    3/21/2015 8:04:35 PM, by PINKIE78

    Perspective is my word for today. It's the difference between disappointment/frustration in the moment and seeing the big picture with a pea... Read more

  • New goals

    1/17/2015 11:26:00 AM, by PINKIE78

    All it took was getting sick to make me lose my motivation for healthy living. How's that for an irony? But I realized I can't quit. i ... Read more

  • Seeing the real progress

    1/6/2015 8:12:22 PM, by PINKIE78

    This week has opened my eyes to two things: 1. This journey of weight loss really is a long-term endeavor of healthy living. 2. Times o... Read more

  • A new year!

    1/2/2015 1:45:49 PM, by KNYAGENYA

    Happy New Year! The new year is here and that means it is time to rethink some things. 1) I need to start doin... Read more

  • 2014

    1/2/2015 12:25:48 AM, by SUSHENO

    It has been a long journey in 2014. Unfortunately, this journey is not over. You see, I was diagnosed with stage 3c ovarian cancer in April, surg... Read more

  • Are you having fun yet?

    1/1/2015 9:52:13 AM, by PINKIE78

    I was reading on Spark Coach about how important it is to have fun along this (or any) journey. The question was "Am I having fun, or not?" ... Read more

  • Ah, here's where the discipline comes in

    12/31/2014 12:25:43 PM, by PINKIE78

    I've reached that point in my distance walking training where I'm reminded of the importance of discipline. As with everything, you've got to hav... Read more

  • Creative ways to add more veggies every day

    12/31/2014 9:37:45 AM, by PINKIE78

    I just had the privilege to spend a holiday week with my family. They are vegans. While I do not eat vegan, I learned a lot from them about creat... Read more

  • Workout shake-up

    12/30/2014 7:36:19 AM, by PINKIE78

    Was watching a video by Coach Nicole about shaking up workouts and it's time for me to do that. The last two weeks at the gym have felt frui... Read more

  • Renewing my health

    12/22/2014 11:04:04 PM, by DRKPKING

    Hoping surgery on my foot will fully heal me up so I can walk golf and DANCE thru 2015!... Read more

  • Ready for new jeans

    12/19/2014 11:00:26 AM, by PINKIE78

    Looks like when I get back from visiting my family for the holidays, I'll be headed to the thrift store! Time to trade in some old jeans for some... Read more

  • Glad to be back in the zone (blisters and all)

    12/18/2014 6:11:49 PM, by PINKIE78

    I walked 6 miles today. First time in many, many years. Feels amazing. In addition to trying to lose 80 pounds (21 down so far), I'm traini... Read more

  • 175!!! Yayyy!!!

    12/18/2014 3:48:58 PM, by PINKIE78

    I weighed in at 175 this morning! That's a big deal for me, for several reasons. Four years ago, 175 was my highest weight (not all-time hig... Read more

  • I need a plan

    12/10/2014 11:14:27 PM, by PINKIE78

    I've been doing great with exercise. That's the good news, and it really is! Back in September I was so out of shape. I had no desire to exercise... Read more

  • End of the semester

    12/9/2014 8:26:07 AM, by DRKPKING

    Grading papers..getting in some writing days when I can produce 20 pages of my new book and various articles... And yes, the final never ending ... Read more

  • Lost 6 pounds in November 2014

    12/1/2014 11:15:44 AM, by SHEILA258

    I have lost a total of 19 pounds since I really got motivated from September 9th to November 30th, 2014. Thank you my girls! Lost ... Read more

  • Running again

    11/28/2014 6:19:38 PM, by PINKIE78

    I decided to start running again. Slowly but surely. Iíve missed it! Over the past month of choosing to be intentional about exercise, start... Read more

  • Keeping On!

    11/10/2014 10:58:38 PM, by SHEILA258

    I started my weight loss journey on September 9, 2014 and today is November 10, 2014. I have lost 17 pounds so far. I am very pleased with my w... Read more


    11/6/2014 10:39:23 PM, by DRKPKING

    just got back from CIAE and AAACE (my academic conferences) in charleston SC :) I did not get in my long, fast walks from Sat thru Thurs :( ... Read more

  • Nj

    10/16/2014 3:51:23 AM, by DRKPKING

    In nj for court hearing Need positive vibes judge finds way to address need for dissolution. This can happen..please send good energy! !! ... Read more

  • Not easy

    10/12/2014 1:18:54 AM, by DRKPKING

    Stress from many places Trying to get perspective We made it through CANCER "Don't sweat the small stuff!"... Read more

  • difficult time

    10/4/2014 9:12:08 PM, by DRKPKING

    coping with family stuff lots of work to catch up and my body hurts very much such terrible back, neck and arm pain not sure why ... Read more

  • Yay me!

    10/1/2014 5:17:45 AM, by SHEILA258

    I'm finally very motivated to lose this other person (weight). I started on September 9th and lost 9 pounds by September 30th. Read more

  • Ramp up?

    9/27/2014 10:57:48 AM, by DRKPKING

    Getting attacked with cancer...I had breast cancer..then partner had skin cancer...malignant they had to dig out surgically. So painful for her. ... Read more

  • Able to Move!!

    9/7/2014 10:23:38 AM, by DRKPKING

    Well recovery has been mostly successful. This weekend I have been able to be in action!! I played 9 holes of golf Walked 1.2 + miles per da... Read more

  • Trying to climb back

    8/30/2014 9:17:53 PM, by DRKPKING

    I'm trying to get back to weight loss routine and regular exercise that kicks up my metabolism Still struggling with aches, pains and being ... Read more

  • MOREpain-- more surgeries ahead???!!

    8/16/2014 9:40:00 AM, by DRKPKING

    Finally saw the dr Friday about my foot...pain which dates back 20+ years and causes great pain intermittently. Last two days I have been limping... Read more

  • Confusing

    8/6/2014 10:17:01 AM, by DRKPKING

    Ok we thought it would be clear..but not really 5 choices regarding radiation treatment.. Time for thinking caps and good cancer research ... Read more

  • do I need radiation treatment?

    8/5/2014 8:47:29 AM, by DRKPKING

    Day 2 in a row...cancer dr visits...big I need radiation treatment? Meeting with radiation dr late morning to determine the pl... Read more

  • Short getaway

    7/24/2014 10:03:03 PM, by DRKPKING

    My honey and I were able to fly out of town for a few days It has done us well to get away from all the reminders of dr appointments and surger... Read more

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