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  • Successful week overall!

    9/24/2016 10:29:11 AM, by OAKBORN

    The scale is my friend this week, but there was been (mostly) consistent work to make it that way as well. I'm down to 177.2, after that crazy bu... Read more

  • Day 1 - Note to Self

    9/24/2016 9:52:24 AM, by LBEEKMA

    Dear self- You have made great changes. You stuck it out through a whole 8 week challenge this summer - longer than you've done any type of ... Read more


    9/24/2016 9:45:13 AM, by TECAVINESS

    I have finally made it back to Spark.I have had a long hard journey since we last blogged. I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphocytic Leukemia. I ... Read more

  • Star Trek Analogy

    9/24/2016 8:28:39 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    It's Saturday! And Day 10 for me on OA. 9 days of abstinence are behind me. I've stayed with my Plan of Eating each day. I've attended a LOT ... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: September 24, 2016

    9/24/2016 7:15:53 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "Only the dead have seen the end of war.” - Plato Fight on Spark friends, fight on!... Read more

  • Family Teamwork! photos addded

    9/24/2016 6:13:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    I dont know about your family, but sometimes, maybe most of the time, all six brothers and sisters do not agree on the care that my mother shoul... Read more

  • 9-23-16

    9/24/2016 1:43:36 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Another day of not getting up until almost noon. Tomorrow I have to get up earlier because I have a union meeting at 11AM. I need to get dressed ... Read more

  • Day 426 - Busy!

    9/23/2016 9:54:11 PM, by DEXSUNFIRE79

    This is going to be a short blog because I'm tired! I worked for my shut-in lady today, then straight to the funeral home to meet with a family I... Read more

  • Friday September 23rd

    9/23/2016 7:53:14 PM, by MLIEN913

    Just 1 day to my anniversary. We have a fun day planned visiting the Intrepid Museum and the Star Fleet Academy Experience on board there. Depend... Read more

  • week 1 of new diet

    9/23/2016 7:44:54 PM, by RKOTTEK

    17 September 164 kg following day on Sunday 166.6kg 24 September 165.1kg(1.1 kg(2.4 pounds) higher than Saturday, 1.5kg(3.3pounds) lower than S... Read more

  • Healthy eating 1, take-away meal 0

    9/23/2016 6:26:53 PM, by JAXBLK

    I live with my daughter and we are both trying to lose weight. As well as living together, we work together as childminders. We look after little... Read more

  • Reach out and save a life....

    9/23/2016 5:28:48 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Suicide awareness month is September. So many men... Read more

  • Fat 2 Fabulous #35

    9/23/2016 5:09:02 PM, by SEXYNARCI

    Today I Will STOP Self Sabotaging Habits & Start Self Rewarding ones.... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/23/2016 1:05:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another day with not too much planned. tomorrow, i am going to a mini high school reunion. i have not seen or been in touch with my old high scho... Read more

  • Day 1233

    9/23/2016 11:46:22 AM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Hair, Message, Obediance :)

    9/23/2016 9:31:13 AM, by DSCROW

    I take care of me this morning and Bella this afternoon. Hopefully all goes well at 2:45 so she can test for Canine Good Citizenship level one a... Read more

  • Shakey Day

    9/23/2016 8:24:44 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    So, apparently completing a week on plan and moving into week 2 is a bumpy area of the road. I did it...but I felt "shakey" all day. I wasn't p... Read more

  • friday

    9/23/2016 7:27:30 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! well ralphie had a very nice birthday. i got up early and started baking because i wanted to take a birthday cookie box to the ve... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: September 23, 2016

    9/23/2016 6:22:34 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.” - Lev Grossman... Read more

  • Family Update

    9/23/2016 5:32:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Thank you so much for your prayers and concern. My mother had a very interesting report. The scan of her brain showed that the Glioma (small tu... Read more

  • 9-22-16

    9/23/2016 1:34:35 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Got the final report from Mail Recovery, and, big surprise, they couldn't find my books. I'm a little pis-s-ed off by that. How can you not see a... Read more

  • Huh?

    9/22/2016 11:41:13 PM, by WINACHST

    All of a sudden and I do not know why, but I am craving (and drinking) soda pop. What gives? I am not a pop drinker and have not had pop fo... Read more

  • Day 425 - Steps

    9/22/2016 9:45:42 PM, by DEXSUNFIRE79

    Over 17,000 steps today and mostly while volunteering at the setup for the JBF sale. Really tired and sore. Four hours of carrying boxes, etc. ... Read more

  • It's good to be back.. WATP W1 D6

    9/22/2016 9:11:52 PM, by RHONDABELLE

    I've been back doing Walk Away the Pounds for almost a week now. Yay me! I've also been doing pretty well keeping to the Country Heat portion con... Read more

  • Nice day

    9/22/2016 8:23:14 PM, by DSCROW

    I worked part of today to make up for the court day yesterday. It went well then I got nails done and ran some errands. Home for dinner and a r... Read more

  • Mixed up day

    9/22/2016 7:31:19 PM, by MLIEN913

    I managed to get plenty of exercise and many chores done today. Sadly, eating took a back seat. I dreamed that I ate breakfast but layer realized... Read more

  • Day 1232

    9/22/2016 2:06:33 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    9/22/2016 11:50:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    enjoying some much needed solo time. my daughter is at school and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it's the first day of fall. a day of... Read more

  • Starting Over...again

    9/22/2016 10:33:57 AM, by CYOB99

    Yep...it's ime to pick up, dust off, and re-focus on weight-loss and healthy goals. Summer 2016 has come to a close and I did not get to the poi... Read more

  • Fitness Party, ya all invited!

    9/22/2016 9:49:23 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Today I'm hosting a virtual reality party in answer to my challenge. It's a fitness party and I haven't done this in a long time. Help me pick ... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: September 22, 2016

    9/22/2016 7:51:01 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.” - Steve Maraboli... Read more

  • One Full Week...On Plan!

    9/22/2016 7:11:02 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday was another unusual day. I went to work, attended a staff meeting, got my flu shot, and then my DD called. My GD had gotten sick at t... Read more

  • Please say a prayer

    9/22/2016 5:22:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Spark Friends, Please pray for the youngest (6 days old) and the oldest (94 years old) members of my family. Baby Gabby is in the hospita... Read more

  • a few steps backward and a step up

    9/22/2016 3:32:36 AM, by WENPLUSKEN

    Yesterday I discovered I gained back the three pounds I just lost, so I looked at my fitness goals and reset them because I really have been gett... Read more

  • 9-21-16

    9/22/2016 3:02:23 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    And another day that I didn't get up until after noon. Didn't go to bed to late and I slept part of the night in the chair. Don't get much done w... Read more

  • Finding my footing...

    9/22/2016 1:09:12 AM, by OAKBORN

    Despite last week and the setbacks I had, I am getting back on it this week and everything seems to be going well. I have managed to do 3 more da... Read more

  • From Fat 2 Fabulous #34

    9/21/2016 9:31:24 PM, by SEXYNARCI

    I was asked what quote motivates me........ I have to say"Just Do It". Being an over thinker this quote or reminds me to not think about it just ... Read more

  • Trifecta

    9/21/2016 9:23:28 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today I saw the 3rd doctor this week. Another good report. I just need to work off the weight. September is almost gone and I have not met my goa... Read more

  • It's war!

    9/21/2016 9:11:05 PM, by DSBRIDE

    The past 3 days my body has been having a war with itself. The top half is listless and exhausted, desperately needing sleep. The bottom half n... Read more

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