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  • update

    8/21/2015 4:42:15 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    This will be short. I tried to have 1/2 cup servings of ice cream (in those little cups like we had in school) and ended up eating most of them i... Read more

  • Help me not to be so nervous.

    8/14/2015 1:48:46 PM, by GAL2202

    I need help with my nervousness. Help me to be calm and understand my family more. Help me to be stronger.... Read more

  • Still fighting

    8/14/2015 11:42:34 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, the plan to eat primarily healthy foods is in place. I'm having 5-7 servings of fruits or vegetables a day. Mostly lean meats. Legumes once... Read more

  • Dietitians out there?

    8/13/2015 10:10:12 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Learned something new yesterday. Well, I already knew it, but needed to be reminded. I read in a medical weight loss program book that we tend to... Read more

  • Moderate plan?

    8/12/2015 8:43:15 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Thanks for the wonderful responses to yesterday's post. I guess other people have "been there, done that." I read something online that mad... Read more

  • Here we go again

    8/11/2015 1:31:52 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Tried the Atkins diet for 10 days. There are the true believers who would tell me I quit too soon. I wasn't craving carbs at all. I just felt so ... Read more

  • I do it my way!

    8/10/2015 5:04:03 PM, by COASTERKAT

    I had a very unsavory experience with a BeachBody coach today that made me ever more thankful for the community of Sparkers and reinforce my use ... Read more

  • Plateau Busting

    8/9/2015 4:44:41 PM, by TSPENCER6

    For the last 2 weeks I have been battling with a small plateau. I had lost exactly 20lbs and then bam! Nothing. Not a single ounce for 2 weeks st... Read more

  • how I feel today

    8/6/2015 10:43:18 PM, by TSPENCER6

    I feel accomplished for exceeding my daily step goal but am discouraged with my lack of weight loss.... Read more

  • 10 pounds down!

    8/1/2015 7:09:53 PM, by COASTERKAT

    Well... I should say "again." Because before I let things go, I'd actually lost 12 a few month ago. But, from my very first "before" picture unti... Read more

  • 500 days

    7/31/2015 6:08:05 AM, by COASTERKAT

    500 days. That's how long it's been since my last blog post on here. Well, to be completely honest, it's actually 499 but 500 sounds like a much ... Read more

  • diet and exercise

    7/19/2015 5:45:08 PM, by GAL2202

    Since I have lost 100 pounds it makes it easier for me to walk longer, and go up the steps and down the steps better.... Read more

  • My SMART goals for the Summer 5% Challenge

    6/28/2015 2:38:18 PM, by GOULDSGRANITE

    1) To walk, jog, bike and hike the equivalent of 300 miles. Dave and I have had this goal for about a year, though we have not yet kept track, we... Read more

  • Mom updates...sad news

    6/22/2015 5:31:55 PM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    It's been a bit since I blogged. It has been a rough few weeks lately. We found out the beginning of June that the almost year since diagnosis ... Read more

  • Happy Saturday Everyone!

    6/13/2015 8:16:19 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Hi there! I had a good day today. I am back to strictly counting my calories and I'm seeing a slight difference on the scale. Since I've been ba... Read more

  • Fuchsia wisdom

    6/12/2015 10:50:58 AM, by GOULDSGRANITE

    Drink plenty of water Relax in the shade. Hap... Read more

  • Happy Thursday in Fibro Land

    6/11/2015 3:05:01 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Hi there! I'm having a terrific week, although my hamstrings are incredibly sore. I'm taking my normal medication for fibro and taking hot baths... Read more

  • Seriously ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

    6/9/2015 4:20:56 PM, by LEI-LEI1

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  • The weekend

    6/8/2015 11:40:25 AM, by LEI-LEI1

    Well the weekend has come and gone. And I did none of my challanges๐Ÿ˜ But I am back at it today ๐Ÿ˜ƒ I did my wall sits, push-ups and tried out... Read more

  • Today......

    6/4/2015 11:39:04 AM, by LEI-LEI1

    so today's going to be a pretty busy day going to a concert this evening with my husband and son. Trying to get everything cleaned up and put awa... Read more

  • Sparkin it day 3

    6/3/2015 10:46:30 PM, by LEI-LEI1

    yesturdays Challange went well ate my fish, wasn't hal... Read more

  • Spark Challange Day 2

    6/2/2015 1:26:42 PM, by LEI-LEI1

    Slow and steady wins the race, right!? So today's exercise Challange was to try an hold a plank for as long as you can, I held it for 1 minute ๐Ÿ... Read more

  • Doing Good ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

    6/1/2015 7:26:53 PM, by LEI-LEI1

    I am so excited, drum roll please........I have lost t... Read more

  • Well they always say third times a charm

    5/26/2015 5:48:29 PM, by LEI-LEI1

    A lot has happened in the last couple years. I've been sick and lost weight and sick again and gained weight. I finally got diagnosed with Ulcera... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    5/12/2015 6:37:46 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Hey there, Sparkers! Had a great workout with my trainer today. She took it easy on me because last time we did legs my legs hurt for 5 days... Read more

  • Hello....sorry i've not blogged in awhile

    5/12/2015 6:52:55 AM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    It's been a bit since I blogged and I apologize for that. Since the spine surgery I've been focusing on my healing and trying to get my strength... Read more

  • It's been awhile...

    5/6/2015 2:48:00 PM, by WANABHOT2

    Since I've logged on and not surprisingly I am up...a lot. It happened over spring break - less focus on what I was eating. And then I came back ... Read more

  • Outing

    5/5/2015 11:13:11 PM, by AARPNANA

    My first outing in the first week after starting Sparkpeople. Where did I go? The grocery store. I had a list in hand and only bought mostly what... Read more

  • Day 3

    5/3/2015 4:07:16 PM, by AARPNANA

    OOOOMMMMGGGGG...I made it to day 3!! Really I could not have done it without all these wonderful encouraging comments from fellow friends on Spar... Read more

  • I am old, Day 1

    5/1/2015 7:57:17 AM, by AARPNANA

    I am old, tired and from what my Dr says fat. So fat, my heart is working to much and my Cholesterol and Triglycerides are way out of whack. I st... Read more

  • Disgusting..

    4/30/2015 6:01:50 PM, by NETTESPAGHETTI

    Has any one else tried Mamma Chia? It doesn't taste bad but the texture makes m... Read more

  • Starting over yet again..

    4/29/2015 1:33:36 PM, by NETTESPAGHETTI

    I told myself that I would never let myself get back up to my heaviest weight, about a week ago I weighed myself and I was right back at my heavi... Read more

  • Counting down

    4/29/2015 12:42:14 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, it would appear by the last entry that I lost between 3 and 6 pounds last month. I'd like to take credit for this, but really I was too dep... Read more

  • Cancer updates, surgery updates, and more.

    4/4/2015 10:33:11 AM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    I haven't blogged in awhile. I apologize to the few of you who follow me. Life has been crazy. Between being slammed at work and trying to tak... Read more

  • Happy Saturday!

    3/28/2015 5:10:00 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, staying between 201 and 204 consistently. I believe the true number is 201, because of the sodium I eat from time to time. I think what is ... Read more

  • Glad to be back

    3/3/2015 1:19:23 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    "Back in the saddle again" ... Just starting to count calories again. I tried a couple of other methods of "portion control" (which I think is cr... Read more

  • Life and cancer updates

    3/2/2015 6:59:58 AM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    Well mom is still recovering from her mastectomy that happened on January 27, 2015. As some of you know, after surgery she contracted a staph in... Read more

  • True Love

    2/14/2015 4:23:27 PM, by GOULDSGRANITE

    Up until DH's heart attack three years ago, we were self indulgent junk foodies. Our diet and lifestyle has obviously done a 180 since that time... Read more

  • Sugar

    2/5/2015 1:53:27 PM, by JBRANDEN1

    I have decided not to drink any today due to the fact that I drink it with WAY more sugar than is healthy. So I have decided not to drink it tod... Read more

  • Disappearing

    2/2/2015 10:03:10 AM, by JBRANDEN1

    I have learned that I should not have a cheat day. I give in too easily to temptation. If i just have a treat every now and then but am a healthy... Read more

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