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  • bringing a good attitude

    7/16/2016 9:18:47 AM, by JLBLABIN

    I was recently talking to my son who is away playing summer ball in Palm Springs CA... I really love our conversations and it seems lately he wan... Read more

  • Bad News

    7/12/2016 9:51:18 PM, by LNICHOLA

    Today my 4yr old dog was diagnosed with bone cancer. ... Read more

  • 14 weeks and picking up steam again

    7/11/2016 7:43:39 AM, by PURPLEBRAIDS

    Morning Sparkpeeps! With the first trimester in the rear-view mirror, I am back on the gym grind. We found out it's another GIRL!!!!! My wei... Read more

  • Harder than I thought

    7/10/2016 8:45:11 AM, by JLBLABIN

    My 365 day challenge is going to be much harder than I thought! This last week, I did do something new everyday, but in the rush of life im find... Read more

  • Today I Rode My Bike

    7/9/2016 10:06:12 PM, by LNICHOLA

    I haven't ridden in years. Hubby was kind enough to clean up my bike which hung on a wall in our barn and check the air in the tires. I rode f... Read more

  • Resisting Temptation

    7/7/2016 9:17:47 PM, by LNICHOLA

    People brought in all these goodies into work today... Read more

  • Last Week

    7/6/2016 9:41:41 PM, by LNICHOLA

    My husband surprised me last week one evening by ta... Read more

  • mental toughness

    7/6/2016 9:11:09 AM, by JLBLABIN

    A couple of weeks ago I was reading an article on mental toughness. I loved the article, it was really motivating to me. It talked about how a ... Read more

  • First "Over" Day

    7/5/2016 10:00:34 PM, by LNICHOLA

    I think today is Day #12 with this and it is the first time I exceeded the daily caloric recommendation. I could be upset at that, but I'm actu... Read more

  • Maxiclimber

    7/4/2016 3:56:48 PM, by LNICHOLA

    Has anyone ever used the Maxiclimber product as a means for getting some cardio in? Well, I just bought one. They advertise online (new) from t... Read more

  • 365 day challenge

    7/2/2016 10:16:52 AM, by JLBLABIN

    I realize this is going to be one of my biggest and most challenging challenges!! but I'm ready to take this on! I turned 49 on J... Read more

  • My Lunch

    7/1/2016 12:10:25 PM, by LNICHOLA

    Well folks, I am truly enjoying the "challenge" of ... Read more

  • I'm an 8

    6/29/2016 10:34:52 PM, by LNICHOLA

    I rate my food consumption todaytoday an 8. Most if my choices were good, but if I am keeping my calorie consumption for the day under the dail... Read more

  • 1st Rest Day

    6/26/2016 8:00:14 PM, by LNICHOLA

    I started Sparkpeople.com on Thursday, don't ask me why, I just did. From former workout routines, I always did Sundays as my rest day. Bu... Read more

  • sunday reflection

    6/26/2016 4:19:59 PM, by JLBLABIN

    Whenever i get out and run I always have so many thoughts going through my mind! Today I was thinking about my mom and how i was raised with nutr... Read more

  • Smiling on the inside too

    6/25/2016 4:56:49 PM, by LNICHOLA

    I may sound silly, but I don't remember having this much fun taking care of me. Lol this exercise and healthy eating is actually addicting. ... Read more

  • Making some progress (11 weeks)

    6/22/2016 8:15:49 AM, by PURPLEBRAIDS

    Morning Sparkpeeps! FINALLY! The nausea/morning sickness is starting to subside. My stomach isn't always feeling like a toxic wasteland all ... Read more

  • The on-going battle

    6/16/2016 8:21:44 AM, by PURPLEBRAIDS

    Morning Sparkpeeps! It's tough to get out of the "eating for two" mentality especially when you see such tasty goodies available for lunch f... Read more

  • Here we go again! In a good way!!!

    6/15/2016 8:15:21 AM, by PURPLEBRAIDS

    Sparkpeeps! Please forgive me for being away for so long. No excuse, really, just the life of a wife, mommy and employee. Something that all of y... Read more

  • My amazing weekend

    6/13/2016 10:17:35 PM, by ACROFIT

    Just got back from a weekend in Northern Ontario. Yes, I am tired from going to bed too late and yes, the house is a mess with clothes and dishe... Read more

  • BLC 31 Summer Camp Goals

    6/1/2016 9:54:36 AM, by LIULIANASKYE

    Time to make new SMART goals. There is a 7k trail run the first weekend of August! that is slightly over 9 weeks away. I started doing the C25... Read more

  • Here we go....Again.

    5/25/2016 5:01:39 PM, by BEKAHSAYS

    Wow I just read my last blog post. "Yay! You met your goals!!!....Why so sad?" It's interesting how how that is in fact my last post from 2012. ... Read more

  • Keeping a low profile

    5/16/2016 10:47:39 AM, by LADYSALUBRIOUS

    Here's the thing...I'm always doing this. Starting a health challenge, trying to lose weight, blah, blah, blah. I'm sure no one in my inner circl... Read more

  • Summer plans

    5/9/2016 7:33:44 AM, by LIULIANASKYE

    I am finally in onederland and I am going to keep it that way. I still haven't stuck to the keto or Atkins diet but i have cut out bread and othe... Read more

  • Thriving update and Trying something new

    4/25/2016 10:13:37 PM, by LIULIANASKYE

    I dont know how I ever survived without my Thrive. I have tried many different kinds of supplements in the past and none have given me this kind ... Read more

  • 2016 BFL CHALLENGE ~ End Wk #15 ~ THE END

    4/16/2016 11:30:00 AM, by SMILES4383

    Well, I must say that I've had more successful challenges. The plan was good...it was my spirit that was 'off'. While there were events th... Read more

  • 2016 BFL CHALLENGE ~ End Wk #14

    4/9/2016 7:10:19 PM, by SMILES4383

    So ready for ACTIVE REST WEEK.... Will be doing lots of stretching, pilates, and yoga. Needed ~... Read more

  • Progress

    4/5/2016 11:41:24 PM, by BIBI76

    Third consecutive day exceeding my 10k step goal. Feeling great!... Read more

  • 2016 BFL CHALLENGE ~ End Wk #13

    4/2/2016 4:05:54 PM, by SMILES4383

    Wow - this challenge is going by, has gone by -- FAST. For the middle 4wks I felt like I couldn't get enough to eat. I was eating 5x/day -- 3... Read more

  • You cannot cancel our calories with cardio

    3/28/2016 5:44:48 PM, by KYRAFIT

    So many times I hear women say they have to go run off that extra protein bar they ate. Or they will have to do an extra session of spin class b... Read more

  • What can I do to Help you?

    3/25/2016 11:33:23 AM, by KYRAFIT

    Do you have any questions about designing a meal plan or workout plan to help you lose fat and build muscle? What can I do to help you achie... Read more

  • How to Eat Clean for Fatloss

    3/21/2016 4:39:37 PM, by KYRAFIT

    ’m sure plenty of you have heard me talk about “eating clean,” and wonder what exactly I am talking about. It’s a “diet” coined by Tosca Reno (o... Read more

  • Big Test today....

    3/16/2016 1:43:29 PM, by BAMOM19

    So, today I have a softball game to umpire, and I'm on the bases....all last year I was unable to do the bases because of my knee, which was exac... Read more

  • Rocking the cardio!

    3/15/2016 7:27:52 PM, by BAMOM19

    Like many people, I'm not a big fan of cardio....I love lifting weights, but not so much with cardio. Since I started back in January, I've been ... Read more

  • All In!

    3/14/2016 4:52:12 PM, by BAMOM19

    "There are only two options regarding commitment: You're either in or you're out. There's no such thing as life in-between.” - Pat Riley. Ba... Read more

  • Taking a rest day

    3/13/2016 7:28:08 PM, by BAMOM19

    Lazy day today....first day off in about 3 weeks....funny thing about not working out today is that I've been very hungry. I figure it's boredom,... Read more

  • 03-12-16 Active Rest Week comes to an end....

    3/12/2016 5:45:17 PM, by SMILES4383

    ARW ends today. I sadly see it go....an entire week of nothing but Zumba and stretching. It was absolutely FANTASTIC. Tomorrow begins the... Read more

  • And softball begins

    3/10/2016 11:20:03 PM, by BAMOM19

    Lost another 1.5 lbs and Started the day with a HIIT workout on the stationary bike/elliptical and recovery on the recumbent bike. Than today I h... Read more

  • Great weather to get outdoors!

    3/9/2016 5:52:13 PM, by BAMOM19

    Another beautiful day here in Jersey! We hit the upper 70's for the 2nd day in a row!! Another great day today....it was leg day, and it's heavy ... Read more

  • ON A ROLL!!

    3/8/2016 5:25:06 PM, by BAMOM19

    Wowser! Today I knocked it out of the park!! Tuesday, is cardio day, so no lifting, but I did two 30 HIIT workouts-one on the stationary bike, an... Read more

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