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  • Continuing

    4/27/2016 10:20:28 PM, by TSAMAMAD

    Down another 4...am now at 29! My first goal is 30 by vacation, which is 3 weeks away. Feeling good about myself and love the way I am making bet... Read more

  • My life

    4/27/2016 10:21:34 AM, by TWILFORD

    This is my life. Making the decision to start caring for my body the way it deserves to be cared for wasn't a decision I made just because I want... Read more

  • Stop

    4/25/2016 11:24:42 PM, by TWILFORD

    The last 3 days my calorie intake has been over 2000. This is not okay and I have to stop giving in and reign it in right away! Healthier eating ... Read more

  • Long road...

    4/19/2016 12:42:04 PM, by TWILFORD

    Well, it has been 4 weeks since I started spark. I weighed today and am down about 5 lbs now, which is great, but I can't help feeling a little d... Read more

  • Tuesday April 19 2016 7:30 a.m.

    4/19/2016 8:26:40 AM, by MARCYJO28

    Today is the day I put my foot down for a change. Sometimes we have to ask ourselves what's using my life. One of the things that we know about l... Read more

  • Way too Easy.

    4/16/2016 1:36:28 AM, by MARCYJO28

    It's so easy but yet so hard. I work at Taco John's! And it is way too easy for me to just eat and keep working or eat go back office. And to top... Read more

  • Smoothies

    4/15/2016 11:15:27 AM, by MARCYJO28

    I love smoothies so much but I'm searching for some new smoothies recipes. If you have one you would like to share post it and I'll give it a try... Read more

  • Non scale victories

    4/12/2016 12:49:32 PM, by TSAMAMAD

    On Fridays we are able to wear jeans in the office. Love that! Last Friday, I had to actually go over lunch and purchase a belt! Have not worn on... Read more

  • Feeling proud!

    4/10/2016 1:58:44 PM, by TWILFORD

    So, last weekend and the beginning of the week was rough... but this week I only had 3 drinks all week, have been ON TOP of my clean eating, gett... Read more

  • Loss

    4/6/2016 1:53:01 PM, by TSAMAMAD

    Today am down another 4. Was not able to weigh last week as I was out of town. Have made 22 now. While I still do not move enough, I am making wi... Read more

  • Just... ugh!

    4/6/2016 7:06:20 AM, by TWILFORD

    Well, I guess the weekend wasn't the only thing that was rough.. The last two days haven't gone so well either. This is typical for me. Do amazin... Read more

  • Rough weekend

    4/4/2016 7:06:02 AM, by TWILFORD

    My eating and drinking was out of control this weekend. Friends wanting to bar hop, birthday celebrations, the husband bringing home donuts... I ... Read more

  • My big accomplishment today

    4/3/2016 8:33:57 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    I was very busy running errands. But, I got to the track to do some walking. Go me!... Read more

  • New Improvements

    4/2/2016 6:46:59 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    Since starting, I've been making drinking water a priority. I consider calories before deciding whether i'll have the drink or snack. 10 minutes ... Read more

  • Today's 5 Words

    4/1/2016 11:05:58 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    Challenged daily but an overcome.... Read more

  • 10 days

    3/31/2016 9:57:52 AM, by TWILFORD

    I have been working my plan for 10 days now, and I honestly feel so good! The first few days I felt terrible. Headache, achy body, exhausted and ... Read more

  • 3 Compliments

    3/31/2016 8:55:49 AM, by MOLEVINSON

    I like my exercise choices. I can be my own coach. I inspire others. But, enough about me. Let's talk about you!... Read more

  • Goal for the week

    3/30/2016 9:20:35 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    I would like to establish a fitness regiment, with a plan for everyday. I would like to get set up with a gym for some of the weight lifting I ca... Read more

  • 5 words or less

    3/28/2016 11:32:17 AM, by MOLEVINSON

    Every day, I'm getting stronger.... Read more

  • End

    3/28/2016 12:03:00 AM, by TSAMAMAD

    Aa I pack up my items to leave one daughter and head out in the morning for the other daughter, I am blessed. Had a fantastic visit and was able ... Read more

  • Today

    3/27/2016 1:51:27 PM, by TSAMAMAD

    I have chosen wisely so far today. Our Easter dinner is at 5. Have planned for it as well. Nice to enjoy.... Read more

  • Easter

    3/27/2016 12:45:52 AM, by TSAMAMAD

    A celebration is always difficult. Food, family, emotions, out of your "control" what is served. Yet, it is just one more day for us to make choi... Read more

  • 3 Compliments

    3/26/2016 12:44:37 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    I've been challenged by Sparkcoach to blog 3 compliments about myself. So, I have to say nice things about myself. Don't usually do that unless i... Read more

  • My heart

    3/25/2016 8:52:44 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    Because of my healthy choices, I have more energy, I can have a better attitude, I will make my heart healthier and live a longer life. Also, I'... Read more

  • My old, big clothes

    3/21/2016 8:50:08 AM, by MOLEVINSON

    When I lose enough wait that my clothes have become too big, I will get rid of them. It would be too easy to use them as a comfort zone. Rather, ... Read more

  • My weight loss goal

    3/20/2016 10:44:58 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    I am aiming to reach my goal by September. Boy, that's scary to say. Day by day, right? ... Read more

  • Wishing for new eyes

    3/19/2016 10:22:46 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    I've become a bit of a pessimist. A too much realist. Having been burnt by different things in life, I find I don't get hurt, if I come at life w... Read more

  • feelin' that spark

    3/17/2016 11:34:17 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    Feeling that spark of motivation.... Read more

  • Start again

    3/17/2016 8:15:09 PM, by TSAMAMAD

    It is not the first time that I have ventured into the world of weightloss. I doubt it will be the last, what I hope for is a way to really take ... Read more

  • here I go again...

    3/16/2016 1:19:56 PM, by MOLEVINSON

    Here I go again. Trying to get back on the path of healthy living. I am going to set a good example for my daughters. I brought my lunch to work,... Read more

  • February Fitness Challenge

    2/17/2016 12:17:36 AM, by K-AUSTIN

    I started a February Fitness Challenge for myself based off my January one. The only difference is that I swapped crunches for sit-ups and incre... Read more

  • New Year's Fitness Challenge Finished

    2/5/2016 10:41:35 AM, by K-AUSTIN

    This is a little late but I'm happy to say that I completed my New Year Fitness Challenge. Since I started it late, I really had to push myself. ... Read more

  • Blizzard

    2/2/2016 11:06:50 PM, by ILOVEJIM851991

    I'm glad I made it to body pump this morning before the blizzard... Read more

  • Week 2- New Year Fitness Challenge

    1/22/2016 6:37:43 PM, by K-AUSTIN

    This week I tried really hard but just didn't do as well as I hoped. Both of my boys have been sick this week and after taking care of them I'v... Read more

  • Week 1- New Year Fitness Challenge

    1/15/2016 1:29:29 PM, by K-AUSTIN

    So my first week consists of 3 days since I didn't start the challenge until Tuesday but I'm happy with my progress so far. I've been slacki... Read more

  • Spark People works!

    1/13/2016 6:17:17 PM, by INGRIDRG11

    I started this weight loss journey with hopes of getting down to my ideal weight. I started two days and have already lost 4.5 pounds. This is cr... Read more

  • January Challenge

    1/13/2016 10:52:35 AM, by K-AUSTIN

    So I'm really excited because I started a New Year's Fitness Challenge at my gym yesterday. The month is close to half over so I'm going to r... Read more

  • Comment?

    1/11/2016 11:45:24 PM, by INGRIDRG11

    How do I comment on a blog post?... Read more

  • 1st day

    1/11/2016 4:01:14 PM, by INGRIDRG11

    Today is my first day of a healthy life. I just joined and am super excited to lose weight.... Read more

  • Food Ideas?

    1/7/2016 8:00:46 PM, by HNRUNYAN

    I'm feeling pretty well, not sick like others around me are. My clothes are fitting much better. I even think the muscles are getting a work ou... Read more

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