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  • Hired a health/nutrition Coach

    8/26/2014 11:22:30 AM, by ROXIT22222

    Well a few weeks before Lake Stevens I met with and talked to a health/nutrition Coach. She is someone who will 'hold my hand' while I watch my ... Read more

  • What a summer

    8/26/2014 10:32:59 AM, by ROXIT22222

    Well it's been a while. I'm sure no one has missed me on here. But I find blogging helpful for myself motivation, and to look back and the high... Read more

  • Hitting MY Onederland! Pics!

    8/23/2014 1:55:57 PM, by RENZRYD

    For the few who have followed me from the beginning...I used to weigh 277.6 pounds and I am 5' 5 1/4" when I can stand straight up. Read more

  • Hi, my name is...

    8/4/2014 10:17:02 AM, by CBAILEYC

    Dire warning - or at least, it should be. Maybe I can also be a measure of small hope for some? I'm trying. Again. Really. 272.8 was what my... Read more

  • Shopping Fit not Fat---what a different mindset!

    8/3/2014 11:08:42 AM, by RENZRYD

    Yesterday afternoon I had to a little shopping..things were looking just too baggy in some departments, and when I say departments the ladies bra... Read more

  • Setting and Meeting Goals

    7/5/2014 12:29:29 PM, by RENZRYD

    So nearly 3 months has passed since my last informative blog...sorry, but I have so little time to do what need to do in a day, you have to choos... Read more

  • Old Journal Entry from 2008

    5/31/2014 11:42:16 AM, by KASHMIR

    Since the journal is going away on June 10 (if you have any journal entries or calendar items you might want to move them to another calendar and... Read more

  • BLC 25 Goals

    5/6/2014 1:57:10 AM, by GAYEMC

    1. Loose 6lbs 2. Increase fitness minutes 3. Loose more fat and add more muscle 4. Get old house taken care of 5. Do at least 1 race a mo... Read more

  • First half of the year

    4/21/2014 9:12:47 AM, by ROXIT22222

    Saturday was my first race of the year. I had originally been going to do the shamrock run but developed asthma and couldn't race that weekend. ... Read more

  • Thrown off...

    4/14/2014 9:56:39 AM, by CBAILEYC

    This Friday, my long-time pal at OHS had to be put to sleep due to insurmountable medical issues. Read more

  • 12 little pounds...

    4/13/2014 11:51:32 AM, by RENZRYD

    That is what stands in my way of being able to fit the size 14 pants I have been holding onto now for 3 years or so. When I bought my first pair ... Read more

  • 10 mile run

    4/13/2014 6:50:36 AM, by ROXIT22222

    Friday I had the day off of work! There are not many of them for the rest of the year. So full time working, full time half Iro... Read more

  • Half Ironman Training:

    4/8/2014 7:00:57 AM, by ROXIT22222

    Well it's a night of insomnia so I thought I'd get you all caught up on my training so far. Some where after September of last year I lost m... Read more

  • How to go Cruising and Not Gain Weight

    4/7/2014 6:21:08 PM, by KASHMIR

    3rd cruise under my belt, and 2nd that I did not gain weight. Here are my suggestions and what I do to make sure I don't come home packing mor... Read more

  • Settling in..

    4/7/2014 5:36:01 PM, by CBAILEYC

    So a bit more about me this go-'round. I stepped on the scale Friday morning and was very happy with the number I saw. I was down 3 lbs. The week... Read more

  • Checking in

    4/7/2014 9:43:52 AM, by ROXIT22222

    I'm not on here much anymore. Life has become quite busy. I had a spontaneous moment a few months back and signed up with team in training to d... Read more

  • Stop touching it..

    4/2/2014 5:43:20 PM, by CBAILEYC

    That's one of the quirky family sayings we have. 'Stop touching it..' said all sing-songy in a high pitched grating voice, usually referring to a... Read more

  • Finding my way..

    3/31/2014 10:07:17 AM, by CBAILEYC

    I've been logging in consistently to Spark, although not spending a great deal of time on the site. I've been nailing m... Read more

  • 270

    3/26/2014 2:45:45 PM, by CBAILEYC

    That's a horrific number that I thought I'd never see again. That's the number that was staring me in the face when I stepped on the scale last w... Read more

  • A life of follow-up

    3/13/2014 7:41:20 PM, by RENZRYD

    Hi, EVERYONE! A few months have gone by and I have been accomplishing some goals and I am very happy about it. Lost a few more pounds….have 82 or... Read more

  • A (brief) update

    3/12/2014 12:22:10 PM, by GETFIT2LIVE

    Whew--this year has been crazy so far! First off, I am still alive and well and here, just not online with SP a lot. Since I... Read more

  • Breaking a bad habit

    2/21/2014 9:56:19 PM, by GAYEMC

    One of the challenges for BLC this weekend is to work on breaking a bad habit. Sadly I'm a smoker, I won't even count the times I've tried to qu... Read more

  • My new home

    1/25/2014 9:41:06 PM, by GAYEMC

    I spent my first night here a week ago today. What a crazy week it's been! Today I went back to the old house and packed up a bunch of more nee... Read more

  • A plan has been made.

    1/24/2014 9:09:48 AM, by ROXIT22222

    So I spent most of the day yesterday working on my plan for the next 7 and a half months. It's a big plan. I will be training for the biggest l... Read more

  • Confession time

    1/22/2014 9:58:09 AM, by ROXIT22222

    Hi everyone. I'm back on here, going to be blogging a bit more again. Not quite sure how often yet. Got to figure out the best balance of blog... Read more

  • Fitness minute oddness.

    1/21/2014 10:43:10 PM, by ROXIT22222

    OK I have been working out. But not that much! I just dusted off, and charged up my body bug thing. I forgot it auto syncs here. Those fitne... Read more

  • Four years of Sparking and some updates!

    1/15/2014 12:52:16 PM, by GETFIT2LIVE

    This is way overdue in more ways than one--I can't believe my last blog was in September. There has been a lot that's changed in the last four mo... Read more

  • A simple recap of 2013

    1/11/2014 11:21:58 AM, by ROXIT22222

    2013 Races 15k Shamrock run Did this in better weather, and a little slower, but had a better recovery. 100K bike ride ... Read more

  • BOOYAH 2013

    1/1/2014 10:57:37 AM, by LADYRINO

    Like many of us I am reflecting on things gained, lost, found, accomplished and changed in 2013 as I look to 2014. Lost: Weight, inches, and some... Read more

  • Creating permanent COMMITMENT! (Not a NY's Res.)

    12/31/2013 12:21:25 PM, by RENZRYD

    If you have read any of my blogs in the past I am sure you are aware of my lengthly trials...I mean years! By now I should certainly be at goal r... Read more

  • BLC 24 registration opens today

    12/27/2013 10:09:24 AM, by KASHMIR

    For those interested in the Biggest Loser challenge, registration opens today for NEW and/or FORMER BLC members. It will remain open for 2 weeks,... Read more

  • That's interesting..

    11/27/2013 12:23:31 PM, by CBAILEYC

    I appreciate the nice 'welcome back's you've all afforded me, thank you. I also appreciate all the 'Likes' for items on my activity feed but.. I ... Read more

  • Really?

    11/25/2013 9:57:41 AM, by CBAILEYC

    You'd think with all the pounds I've added over the last several months, some of them could have settled in my chest area. Y'know, bigger plumper... Read more

  • BLC Challenge

    10/28/2013 8:18:28 PM, by GAYEMC

    One of the BLC weekend challenges was to plan your meals for the week and blog about it. I'm not a huge meal planner as I tend to eat what sound... Read more

  • OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    10/27/2013 7:34:16 PM, by GAYEMC

    I'm supposed to blog about my meal planing for the week for BLC, and I will do that. But, and I mean BUT, WTH, Whose dog is this? I woke up aft... Read more

  • So WW did not really work for me...

    10/12/2013 6:51:17 PM, by RENZRYD

    So to be brief because I lack the time I need, WW did not work for me. I say that cause in the beginning like all new programs I was excited and ... Read more

  • Just had to share

    10/1/2013 8:05:07 PM, by GAYEMC

    How do your snacks rate? I like fig newtons, good thing I don't eat them often. eatthis.menshealth.com/s
    lideshow/ultimate-snack... Read more

  • SparkRadio and other updates

    9/27/2013 11:25:36 AM, by GETFIT2LIVE

    Well, I was interviewed last night by Lily Hills for SparkRadio. Lily said it will air next Tuesday, so if you are interested, have a listen. It'... Read more

  • Seattle 3-Day Walk

    9/24/2013 12:34:59 AM, by GETFIT2LIVE

    "So how was your 3-Day walk?" How do you begin to answer that question? I thought I had a good idea of what I was getting myself into when I... Read more

  • Ch-ch-ch-CHANGES!

    9/13/2013 7:36:37 PM, by GETFIT2LIVE

    Thank you to all who commented on my last blog, "Maintenance: Nirvana?" It always surprises me when others are interested enough in what I write ... Read more

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