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  • Dance class

    4/15/2016 7:03:28 AM, by MRICO2

    Tried a modern dance class yesterday!... Read more

  • Article: Top 10 Fitness Industry Charlatans

    4/14/2016 9:35:03 PM, by SILVER__MOON

    industry-charlatans/... Read more

  • Weight Watchers - Week 4

    3/18/2016 8:51:03 AM, by SPICEMWE

    I've been doing WW since Feb 22nd. I had tried WW before back in 06 or 07 with great success until I stopped doing it. The new program is much di... Read more

  • Earned my first black belt!

    2/17/2016 12:54:57 PM, by SMILEYLEO

    My husband and I own a martial arts school. He is a 4th degree black belt and my 17 year old son is getting ready to test for his 2nd degree blac... Read more

  • It's not too Late

    2/8/2016 11:13:48 PM, by GINA812

    "It's never too late for a new start If you give God the pieces of your broken heart When you come to the end, you can begin again" - Jas... Read more

  • Feeling Like Myself

    2/5/2016 9:16:33 AM, by SMILEYLEO

    Ahhhh, there I am! I woke up this morning, feeling extra optimistic and good about myself. As I drove in to work, I realize... Read more

  • First Blog

    2/3/2016 11:26:51 AM, by SMILEYLEO

    I have been a member of Sparkpeople for about 8 years!! I lost all of my weight, and kept it off for almost 4 years. Then I got pregnant, after a... Read more

  • My Progress - My Passion

    1/26/2016 12:18:01 PM, by EILEA73

    Tang Soo Do = My new passion. I can't say enough good things about this martial art. It continues to shape me into something amazing. A ... Read more

  • Commitment and Resolve: the Resolutions Solutions

    1/8/2016 1:09:52 AM, by LISA-MARIE42

    Progress and commitment. I recently read several discussions about the difference between tracking progress instead of tracking commitment. Imagi... Read more

  • Start where you are

    12/21/2015 12:32:30 PM, by MIKITTA

    So, yeah, it's less than a week before Christmas and here I am starting a new weight loss, get fit journey. If I tried to put it off till the op... Read more

  • So it has been years since I updated, and yeah ...

    12/20/2015 4:16:02 PM, by MIKITTA

    A lot has happened since I last updated this blog. I gained 15 pounds, but I also earned my 1st Don ranking. I got a job as a pharmacy technici... Read more

  • Swagtastic Virtual Race for Medals4Mettle- Great swag, great cause

    9/12/2015 7:50:36 PM, by SILVADEL

    I am participating in the Swagtastic Virtual Race for Medals4Mettle. www.swagtasticrace.com DISCOUNT CODE: Use code M4M at checkout to sav... Read more

  • Finding power

    9/12/2015 4:18:43 PM, by TANITHSEH1011

    Where do we draw our power from? Is it from sources of our inner love and compassion or is it from our appearance, cars, bank balance, and other ... Read more

  • Non-Scale Victory!

    8/25/2015 10:04:21 PM, by MACCASUPERFREAK

    I had a craptastic day all around today. Instead of wallowing in wine and chocolate, I chose to roast some Brussels sprouts in a little olive oi... Read more

  • Orange Belt

    8/13/2015 11:26:34 AM, by EILEA73

    Yesterday I tested for my orange belt in Tang Soo Do and I blew it out of the water! I even had to break two boards (I actually ended up breakin... Read more

  • Getting more balanced

    8/4/2015 10:46:01 AM, by MACCASUPERFREAK

    Whoa, the fatigue set in at kickboxing last night, to the point that someone asked me if I had ever taken kickboxing before. Nope, never, don't ... Read more

  • Blackbelt Camp

    6/15/2015 8:57:37 AM, by MACCASUPERFREAK

    Camp was awesome - nothing like an hour of the same Hyung in a 95 degree or hotter auditorium with 250 of your fellow martial artists. This capp... Read more

  • Thinking about my binge cycles

    6/10/2015 11:30:53 AM, by MACCASUPERFREAK

    So, I fell off the wagon pretty hard last night. As I said before, I am letting go of "should haves" and "do betters" for "do well within the ci... Read more

  • Desperate for Motivation

    6/4/2015 4:27:15 PM, by MACCASUPERFREAK

    I just moved to a new town and beyond my moments of homesickness, it's been a rough transition. I lost a lot of things that I put into place to ... Read more

  • On step for testing.

    4/23/2015 11:58:24 AM, by MIKITTA

    My next belt test is coming up. I want to be ready for it and do well. ... Read more

  • I Can Now

    4/3/2015 8:30:09 AM, by EILEA73

    I've been doing Tang Soo Do for about three weeks now. I go 4x a week (well, Tang Soo Do is 3x a week and Kick N Fit is 1x a week). I can feel ... Read more

  • It's Official!

    3/24/2015 3:22:13 PM, by EILEA73

    As of yesterday I am officially signed up for the local Tang Soo Do classes!... Read more

  • Persistence

    3/24/2015 12:11:04 PM, by SPICEMWE

    Persistence is the key to success. I'm doing my very best to get back on track (yet again). Now that the weather is nicer, I can spend more of my... Read more

  • Tang Sore Do

    3/18/2015 2:57:49 PM, by EILEA73

    My first day of Tang Soo Do was Monday--I was super excited and ready to go. I even dragged my friend along with me after telling her, "this wil... Read more

  • Voice

    2/20/2015 9:55:11 AM, by MYREALANA

    For me, flash stories flow easier in first person. If I'm going to tell an event momentous enough to warrant a story, but compressed enough to te... Read more

  • What if?

    2/19/2015 2:34:54 PM, by MYREALANA

    One of the greatest tools of fiction writing is the "what if?" What if there was a school for wizards in England? What if a spider and a p... Read more

  • FLASH!

    2/17/2015 11:44:55 AM, by MYREALANA

    Flash fiction: A style of fiction that is extremely brief. The classic example is: "For sale. Baby Shoes. Never worn." Another example:... Read more

  • Your Shape Calorie Count

    1/28/2015 6:23:40 PM, by BEKKILYN

    Getting 10,000 calories in this game is a very long process. I did one of the non-tutorial sessions of Bollywood and the moves were sped up so fa... Read more

  • Progress!

    1/28/2015 10:43:17 AM, by SPICEMWE

    I'm over being sick, thank goodness! I still have a bit of a cough and som... Read more

  • The Day After Next

    1/27/2015 6:08:44 PM, by BEKKILYN

    Blog titles just aren't coming to me this week. :) I was at school most of the day today for classes. In my morning class, we had to do teac... Read more

  • Your Shape the Next Day

    1/26/2015 5:08:30 PM, by BEKKILYN

    Today I got the achievement for 7000 calories accomplished, so yippee! Less than 3000 to go before maxing them out. Naturally the virtual lady wa... Read more

  • Your Shape Fitness Evolved - Ugh!

    1/25/2015 4:26:04 PM, by BEKKILYN

    I'm in the midst of doing one of the programs in the original Your Shape Fitness Evolved for the Xbox 360 Kinect and I'm remembering why this "ga... Read more

  • Sick days

    1/21/2015 12:13:14 PM, by SPICEMWE

    I'm still trying to fight off this cold/flu that I've managed to pick up. I had a fever for the first time in forever yesterday. It was only a lo... Read more

  • Weekend celebrations

    1/19/2015 1:34:34 PM, by SPICEMWE

    I had a wonderful time this weekend! Now that's it's over, I'm 100% back o... Read more

  • Weight Loss Challenge

    1/14/2015 3:19:39 PM, by SPICEMWE

    I can't remember if I blogged about this before, so I thought I would go ah... Read more

  • Early frustration

    1/12/2015 10:36:15 AM, by SPICEMWE

    I was a little disappointed that I didn't see the scale move at all this mo... Read more

  • Thursday

    1/8/2015 2:34:49 PM, by SPICEMWE

    Today is back to Kung Fu class day! I'm nervous, but excited. I know I'm in for a punishment, but I'm eager to get back to a routine. Yester... Read more

  • Be like water

    1/7/2015 1:38:37 PM, by SPICEMWE

    I missed Kung Fu class last night because of (excuses) but I still got a wor... Read more

  • A brand new start

    1/6/2015 12:20:59 PM, by SPICEMWE

    It's always hard coming back and having to admit that you failed. It's hard to admit that you fell off the wagon and that maybe you need more hel... Read more

  • Goal progress: Day 4

    1/4/2015 2:34:54 PM, by MYREALANA

    Goal 1) So far, so good. I can do 90%. Yesterday, I wanted to have an ice cream after binge-watching "Broadchurch." It's an amazingly written and... Read more

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