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  • Atheist Acupuncturist that is chubby as heck

    1/9/2016 12:06:23 PM, by HEATHERZ70

    Ever feel bombarded with your life? Well that is me. I have so many things I am thankful for and am a fortunate woman. I also have a lot of st... Read more

  • A little thing to be proud of

    9/20/2013 2:59:24 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    Success! I'm flying high after my noon workout today! I got back on the treadmill today. I've recently started the Couch 2 5K program and am stil... Read more

  • Non-Scale Victory!

    9/19/2013 10:01:42 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    I'm going to chalk today up to a non-scale victory. I battled lots of temptations today and to be perfectly honest it was not a perfect day. Eati... Read more

  • Endorphin High!

    9/18/2013 11:17:35 AM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    Exercise - the new happy pill of choice! Since beginning my workout challenge with Black_Unicorn, I've notice an improvement in my mood and even ... Read more

  • C25K: Week 1, Session 2

    9/17/2013 3:15:15 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    In training for the Color Run, I'm back at C25K. Starting over at week one is hard and it's even harder to realize that week one is once again su... Read more

  • Geocaching: My new love

    8/27/2013 10:48:38 AM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    Oh, it's probably been over a month, but after talking about it several years, a friend and I decided to try our hand at geocaching. Turns out it... Read more

  • Getting Started *Rant*

    8/21/2013 9:14:24 AM, by JES_IN_ME

    I really need to get myself moving, literally and figuratively, on meeting my goals. My fiance left one week ago for pre-deployment training. It ... Read more

  • Monday!

    4/1/2013 5:45:28 PM, by ELBYFOCUS

    So I finished my green smoothie detox on Saturday... it was painful because all I wanted was some REAL FOOD. That and my mouth had t... Read more

  • Detox?

    3/28/2013 11:42:53 PM, by ELBYFOCUS

    So... my trainer suggested I do a carb cycle for 21 days but wanted me to do a juice detox first. I did some research online and decided on green... Read more

  • One month in

    3/18/2013 1:15:09 AM, by ELBYFOCUS

    I'm one month into a fitness bootcamp. I feel great with the regular exercise, I've been attending about 4 days a week. I have a lot more energy,... Read more

  • Mini Victory

    1/7/2013 10:05:10 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    I had myself a little victory this morning, that I want to share. After Ty & Corey were on their way for the day, I went back to sleep and had a ... Read more

  • HR monitor and spear fishing

    1/5/2013 12:06:42 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    So last summer preparing for our LO involved remodeling our bedroom and things got packed away. All my fitness equipment was packed away. (I was ... Read more

  • Swimming and Christmas Treats

    1/4/2013 10:09:01 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    I went swimming today at our local hotel's pool. I was there with my mother who was doing her physical therapy exercises (she broke her hip this ... Read more

  • Welcome 2013!

    1/1/2013 11:09:42 AM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    2012 was a big year. Welcoming our baby boy in June, remodeling our home, being a stay at home mom. It's been a great year, but also a tough one.... Read more

  • Teething. Argh!

    12/7/2012 4:12:26 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    A teething baby makes for some sleepless nights. Prior to the last couple nights he'd been really good. He'd maybe wake up once very briefly. He ... Read more

  • Our Christmas Tree is up!!

    12/4/2012 2:30:09 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    Yay! Yesterday, Ty & I put up our Christmas tree. My baby is 5 months old already, but I still feel overwhelmed sometimes by everything that need... Read more

  • Day One: Goal Met! CHECK!

    10/25/2012 12:25:29 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    On Saturday, my baby will be 4 months old! I'm shocked! I haven't even started to get back to exercise so my challenge this month is getting in s... Read more

  • Starting Over... Again.

    8/3/2012 7:37:53 PM, by MRSNYLAND

    I can't believe it's been a year. So much has happened. The wedding was fantastic, even though dh's ex didn't let kiddo be there. Yeah - not go... Read more

  • Getting in Shape with the Hubs

    7/23/2012 9:43:09 PM, by SHORWICH10

    My husband ALWAYS was the active one...Me, not so much. Then something changed and our roles reversed. Now he's the one who won't get out of be... Read more

  • First 5K

    7/22/2012 3:57:08 PM, by SHORWICH10

    I did it! I completed my first 5K yesterday morning. I walked most of the way, but did intervals of running - and I finished ahead of some of th... Read more

  • Update!

    7/19/2012 8:05:52 AM, by TLRANEL

    OK, so I fell off the blogging wagon. I kind of fell off the Spark wagon, actually. I've linked up with some great people on Facebook and have be... Read more

  • New Workouts

    7/18/2012 9:36:58 AM, by SHORWICH10

    I started doing intervals of walking/running a few weeks ago and I love it!! I also decided to try strength training using Beachbody's ChaLEAN E... Read more

  • HALT and blood sugar

    7/10/2012 8:22:30 AM, by DLSMITH411

    Read an interesting article online today about HALT (Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired... these are common reasons for people to engage in addictive b... Read more

  • DIY Sports Drinks

    7/9/2012 8:23:01 PM, by IAMZEECAT

    I got really frustrated the other day because I find that sports/electrolyte drinks are the only thing that really rehydrate me after a day at ca... Read more

  • Sundays are meant to be enjoyed

    7/8/2012 11:05:44 AM, by SHORWICH10

    Today is gorgeous!! My husband and I already took advantage of the temps being in the mid-70s early early this morning (it's been 100+ witht he ... Read more

  • 5K

    7/5/2012 8:52:17 AM, by SHORWICH10

    I signed up for my first 5K!!! It is in a couple weeks and benefits an organ donation nonprofit. While I don't know that I will be able to run ... Read more

  • I'm back!

    7/4/2012 7:25:55 PM, by SHORWICH10

    I'm back on SparkPeople!! I joined WW in January and that was the push I needed to get me going - I have lost 10.2 pounds since then and am now ... Read more

  • Summertime!

    5/31/2012 7:58:00 PM, by DLSMITH411

    It's been far too long since I've blogged on here. Not coincidentally, my lapse in blogging has related to a lapse in actively tracking my calor... Read more

  • Has it really been 3 months?

    4/4/2012 9:19:21 AM, by TLRANEL

    I haven't really blogged in awhile, because I felt like I didn't have anything to report. I've been doing okay with my goals, but not quite meeti... Read more

  • Week #1: Get ready to be eliminated

    1/30/2012 11:27:34 AM, by NEEDCAFFEINE504

    Last night I packed up enough food for breakfast and lunch (and snacks) all week, if needed. I have decided that I am cutting out gluten, dairy, ... Read more

  • Trying again

    1/24/2012 12:46:56 PM, by NEEDCAFFEINE504

    I am planning to go on a an elimination diet, like Body Ecology. I say "planning" because even though I wanted to start yesterday, I realized tha... Read more

  • review of last week and goals for 1/8 - 1/14

    1/9/2012 10:23:13 AM, by ANNIE7205

    The first week of the new year went pretty well, and according to the scale I'm down a couple of pounds. More exciting is that my body fat droppe... Read more

  • Is it really 2012 already??

    1/7/2012 7:53:33 PM, by TLRANEL

    Well, one week into the new year, and what do I have to show for it? I almost didn't do a January blog. I couldn't think of anything to say that ... Read more

  • goals for 1/1/12 - 1/7/12

    1/3/2012 11:10:36 AM, by ANNIE7205

    So, part of my New Year's "plan" (I like that better than resolution because it implies I can make changes without feeling like I failed at somet... Read more

  • Training for the new year

    12/16/2011 10:43:06 AM, by DLSMITH411

    Between working full time through full-time graduate school, I have been SO busy. This also means I have been SO stressed!!! I have been doing ... Read more

  • My November ended well and my December started out great!

    12/6/2011 7:46:37 PM, by WICKEDQUEENTREE

    I may have dropped off the blogging for November but I did manage to meet most of my goals. I am very happy with my progress (actually maintenanc... Read more

  • December 1st

    12/1/2011 7:28:56 AM, by TLRANEL

    Another month goes by, and I'll be honest, I haven't done much. I've tried to watch what I eat and track my food, but I haven't exercised much at... Read more

  • Wasabi Peas: My new favorite snack!

    11/15/2011 12:53:26 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    I'm a picky eater through and through. I was the kids that wouldn't want to pass the bowl of veggies because they were gross. My picky eating con... Read more

  • Attending my first Zumba class

    11/10/2011 7:44:44 PM, by MRSPOTATOHEAD83

    Tonight I'm attending my first Zumba class. So many people rave about Zumba and who can deny the infomercials do make it look like so much fun. H... Read more

  • Vacation and I'm still losing!

    11/7/2011 2:52:42 PM, by EMLUBRANO

    It's been a good few weeks; I'm feeling motivated, seeing results, people are noticing - which is always a confidence booster. I wish it was com... Read more

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