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  • Day 4!

    9/17/2014 8:45:31 AM, by WANABHOT2

    Vino / alcohol free! Feeling great! Except for eating FOUR tacos last night...I've also been eating well and getting lots of rest. The rest of th... Read more

  • Thinking Postitive, etc.

    9/17/2014 6:37:55 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    188.2 !!! I don't know what to attribute this weight loss to. I've been consistently eating above the lower end of my goal. Like 1600 calories, ... Read more

  • Motivation

    9/16/2014 10:34:03 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Trying to motivate myself to go to the gym today and walk on the treadmill. Such a small thing, right? I feel awful, AGAIN. I just reviewed my go... Read more

  • Sending out some good vibes!

    9/16/2014 8:27:37 AM, by WANABHOT2

    I do like to have my vino a few times during the week- especially with a good dinner. So this detox will likely get a little harder towards the w... Read more

  • Down Today

    9/15/2014 10:23:19 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, still a little down. This crazy white food/broken sleep routine will end on Thursday. I am very excited about getting a better night's rest... Read more

  • Day two...

    9/15/2014 8:33:14 AM, by WANABHOT2

    My husband wants to detox for 30 days so I said I would do it with him - no alcohol for a month! And good news last week I stuck to a paleo diet ... Read more

  • A Little Blue

    9/12/2014 6:51:43 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Feeling a little down today. Slept too much because last night's sleep was broken, as usual. After several days of lousy sleep and getting up ear... Read more

  • Random Blogging Today

    9/10/2014 12:01:14 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, I ate beans and ham on Monday... full sodium beans and ham, well ... Mistake! Now my weight is two pounds higher. I've seen this enough ti... Read more

  • Funny how I haven't logged into Spark in awhile...

    9/9/2014 7:02:01 PM, by WANABHOT2

    And while I have been good about keeping up my workouts...it has been a slippery slope w/ my diet and yes...I've put on almost 5 pounds...so comi... Read more

  • In the 180's

    9/6/2014 11:43:53 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Happy Saturday!!! I weighed in at 189.4 this morning. I'm thrilled to be back in the 180's. Haven't been there in about 4 years. I still have 34... Read more

  • Feelin' Good!

    9/5/2014 3:33:51 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Thankfully, I am over my extreme soreness from yesterday and am ready to go back to the gym for some cardio. Food seems to be going well... It's ... Read more

  • Decent Day

    9/4/2014 5:02:40 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, sore from yesterday's workout. But at least I'm sore for a reason. Usually it's for nothing at all, which is frustrating. Eating well.... Read more

  • Wow!!!

    9/3/2014 11:38:07 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Today is already a wonderful day. It was to begin with, simply by the fact that I am alive. Second, I woke up feeling pretty well. Third, my scal... Read more

  • First Goal: Accountability and Awareness

    9/3/2014 7:53:19 AM, by JPGSMOM

    This is my first blog post in almost a year. I took a break from SP after I found out I was pregnant with my second son. At the beginning of my... Read more

  • Happier Tuesday!

    9/2/2014 12:42:26 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Today is a better day. I got some good, albeit broken, sleep last night and this morning. My hip feels better, without pain medication. I'm think... Read more

  • Keep on Exercising.

    9/2/2014 11:26:12 AM, by GAL2202

    I want to keep my exercising up. Like take walks like I have been doing.... Read more

  • Motivation Questions

    9/1/2014 7:05:03 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Back again! Got to go shopping for clothes today. Some things were smaller by a large margin, and some things were the same. Still, it feels nic... Read more

  • Odds and Ends

    8/31/2014 12:59:32 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I hope everyone is enjoying their holiday weekend! We are making it low-key this Labor Day. Resting, I think, is one reason for the holiday in th... Read more

  • News

    8/30/2014 6:29:31 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, I'm there. Actually, lower. I weighed in at 190.8 this morning. I am overweight, and I will never be obese again. Hallelujah!... Read more

  • TGIF!!!

    8/29/2014 8:14:01 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Just checking in. Ate within my range, but on the high end, last night. No change on the scale, which I think is a mercy. My left foot is hurti... Read more

  • Happy Wednesday!

    8/27/2014 1:50:09 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Happy Wednesday everyone! I almost canceled my training session for today. I woke up this morning and could barely walk on my left foot. It'... Read more

  • Wednesday

    8/27/2014 1:47:31 PM, by 1LOV2RUN

    Well things seem to be healing with my jaw but I'll know more next week when I go back to the surgeon. I also hope I get the all clear to start m... Read more

  • Trying to eat in my range!

    8/26/2014 7:37:38 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Tonight, for dinner, I am eating 3/4 of a Cosco hot dog. They are huge, I know. But the idea of not eating the whole thing bothers me. It's just ... Read more

  • Metabolism

    8/25/2014 5:55:45 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I find that I don't understand metabolism at all. You would think that cutting calories to the minimum allowable (1200 if you are a woman; 1500 i... Read more

  • Needing to work on me

    8/24/2014 3:35:08 PM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    The weather is gorgeous in Arizona, the sun is out today and I'm feeling in a somewhat good mood. Mom is doing all right today, although the che... Read more

  • Hello SparkFriends - Happy Sunday!

    8/24/2014 6:46:21 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Good morning, SparkFriends! I am feeling well this morning. I slept well last night, despite fewer hours than I would have liked (will make ... Read more

  • Triathlon plus

    8/22/2014 9:33:18 AM, by 1LOV2RUN

    The triathlon was great. I made it under my goal time and had a really fun weekend. I've had to take some time off from the exercise world becaus... Read more

  • Cancer blog 5

    8/21/2014 1:05:03 PM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    So the first round of chemo was two weeks ago today. My mother is so amazing and strong I can't even describe. After a 4 hour treatment, we cam... Read more

  • Good Morning!

    8/21/2014 8:27:41 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I'm having a great morning! I hope all of you are too. Worked out yesterday with my trainer, who did some interesting exercises. Things that I th... Read more

  • Working Out Today ...

    8/20/2014 7:45:03 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I'm going to the gym today to work with my trainer. My hip still hurts, of course, but she is extremely good at finding alternative exercises for... Read more

  • New Low!!!

    8/19/2014 2:54:51 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    192.2 !!! I have one pound to go before I'm simply overweight. I'll never be obese again!... Read more

  • Feeling Better

    8/18/2014 8:48:42 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I've had a "down" day, I suppose, due to some comments I received this morning. Expecting encouragement, I received the opposite. The good news i... Read more

  • preparing meals for tomorrow

    8/18/2014 6:04:03 PM, by GAL2202

    It is hard to plan my meals because of my family.... Read more

  • About to give up

    8/18/2014 3:15:10 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I sit here, at 3:00 a.m., after consuming a double portion of cheerios, milk and 1.5 tbsp of sugar. I've been eating like this for days. And the ... Read more

  • One slice of cake, please

    8/15/2014 6:04:37 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, I went to Publix yesterday and had a grim choice between 2 boxes of their bakery powdered doughnuts (BOGO) or one pretty little slice of ca... Read more

  • This is my month!

    8/14/2014 12:45:10 PM, by CTRSARA

    My baby is 8 months old. He is finally not nursing much anymore (I have supply issues due to IGT and usually restricting my calories at all drast... Read more

  • Burning Muscle

    8/14/2014 9:32:07 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I just had my body fat percentage checked again, after 6 months on the program. It went from a whopping 44% to a whopping 41%. I think I am still... Read more

  • Food Restrictions

    8/14/2014 9:28:47 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Hi again. I'm having my teeth whitened (a kit and molds provided by my dentist) for the next 14 days. There is something about the teeth's "pores... Read more

  • Oh boy.....

    8/13/2014 1:23:14 PM, by 1LOV2RUN

    Well I have exactly 3 days and about 10 hours until my triathlon (Sunday, Aug 17th)! Everyone keeps asking me if I'm excited and I feel bad when ... Read more

  • Robin Williams

    8/12/2014 9:20:49 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I was stunned and saddened to see that Robin Williams had taken his own life. Depression, whether bipolar or unipolar, is extremely serious. I th... Read more

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