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  • Day 1

    7/5/2016 10:59:05 PM, by FFXMOMMY

    Okay, I'm all green for day 1! I boosted my activity ... Read more

  • 100 day fitness challenge

    7/5/2016 4:26:39 PM, by FFXMOMMY

    I'm jumping on the bandwagon, both with blogging and with 100 day challenges! My 100 day challenge is going to follow my Fitbit.... Read more

  • Newbie

    6/24/2016 7:51:51 AM, by LORIANNO24

    New to this site at least. Been following Atkins since Aug. 3, 2015. Down almost 90 lbs and feeling great. 80 lbs more to goal of 160. I've been ... Read more

  • 206 to 138 in 5 years = turtle wins the race

    6/13/2016 8:14:27 PM, by HNRUNYAN

    Recently I came across this picture and had to pause to look at the person I use to be. Read more

  • Whoot whoot

    5/11/2016 8:35:28 PM, by TSAMAMAD

    Was prepared today to accept a small weight gain. Wedding weekend for my son, was crazy nuts with the brides mom being a momzilla,and then missin... Read more

  • Not as easy as I thought..

    5/11/2016 1:42:17 PM, by TWILFORD

    I thought it would be so easy to jump back on the wagon after my few days off, but it has been less of a jump and more of a climb. I figured I co... Read more

  • 3 days!

    5/9/2016 10:23:16 AM, by TWILFORD

    The last 3 days i didnt log a single thing I ate. This in the first time in 2 months I havent religiously tracked my meals... but I have an excus... Read more

  • Hit first goal

    5/4/2016 3:57:57 PM, by TSAMAMAD

    Down one today, that puts me at 30# gone. Whoot whoot! Now, this weekend is going to be a challenge. Son getting married, so rehersal dinner, we... Read more

  • 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

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