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Don't forget your vitamins! (I love Lucy)
7/28/2014 1:34:29 PM,  1 COMMENTS

As I was reading up on nutrition, I remembered one of my favorite "I Love Lucy" scenes ever. I am sharing it so you can laugh as much as I do wheneve...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Preventing Exercise Boredom
7/27/2014 6:17:42 PM,  1 COMMENTS

A few days ago, I rejoined the community center gym that was a big part of me dropping 50 pounds nearly two years ago. I'm 10 pounds over goal and am...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Staying Motivated
7/26/2014 5:32:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I put my scale away. Although I'm still celebrating yesterday's two pound weight loss, I believed I was getting too scale obsessed. I really want to f...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Do You Know What 2day is?
7/26/2014 12:50:54 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Good DaySparkfam! Today is the day I celebrate 19 years of marriage with hubby of course. It has not been without blood sweat agony & pain. Most...  Read more

BABY_GIRL69

8 pounds down; 18 to go
7/25/2014 5:14:33 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today was a fabulous day, weight-wise. I have dropped two more pounds and am thrilled that I have finally found a combination of food and activity tha...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Back to the Basics
7/24/2014 1:47:54 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I recently set a goal to lose 25 pounds by the end of the year. To date, I've lost 5 pounds. I have 13 pounds to lose to return to what I weighed a ye...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Seeing my plan through...
7/23/2014 12:12:56 AM,  1 COMMENTS

This has been such a busy, fun, learning and growing month. 298 464 I celebrated our nation's birthday at the beginning of this month, basking in...  Read more

KAMCCLARY

Interesting time at Zumba
7/21/2014 9:38:39 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Sometimes life brings you random moments of silliness that crack me up when I think about them. Saturday, it was the Zumba class I dropped in on at o...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Happy Birthday to Me!!!!
7/19/2014 5:54:00 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Tomorrow I turn another year older and another year wiser!!! I am working to get to where I want to be and I know that it doesn't happen overnight but...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Another pound gone
7/17/2014 8:36:53 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Feeling pretty good about my progress this week because I'm another pound down. I have to work harder to lose one measly pound now that I'm older, but...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Changes
7/16/2014 3:48:25 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So far since I have been working out changes that I have noticed include : My tummyskin is pulling side to side when I do sit ups or the elliptic...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Counting down....
7/14/2014 11:07:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Why does it seem as if when the new year and our birthdays come is the time we really reflect and vow to make the new year a better year than the year...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Journey.....
7/13/2014 11:43:28 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Trying to lose weight is a journey. Its a journey to see all that is wrong if you look at things a little more carefully. There are so many obstacles...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Need Help !!
7/10/2014 7:47:07 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Hi guys! I am raising money for study material to go to med school. Please support and share! www.gofundme.com/offtomedicalschool...  Read more

IMSUNSHINE

Finally!
7/10/2014 10:16:33 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Finally, I am seeing results! Today I weighed in and I've lost one pound. It reinforces to me how important it is to write down EVERYTHING I ea...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Fitbits can be contagious......
7/9/2014 9:49:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Ever since I have started using my fitbit other co workers have caught onto the buzz of wanting and purchasing one as well! Its fun to get fit togethe...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Feet Don't Fail Me Now....
7/9/2014 6:35:38 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Trying to downsize my workout where I am not killing myself to burn calories that I shouldn't be eating in the first place. So I have been very...  Read more

BABY_GIRL69

An "A" Grade Food Day
7/7/2014 7:44:09 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today, I'm patting myself on the back for putting together a really good day food wise. I had oatmeal, berries and a banana for breakfast, snacked on...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Charting my course
7/7/2014 11:18:07 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I had a great honeymoon week off with my new husband, my new best friend. We had a sort of staycation honeymoon, opting not to go out of town just ye...  Read more

KAMCCLARY

My Tools
7/7/2014 12:14:45 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Inspired by LilHobbit29 !!! My tools to help with weight loss!!! #1. www.sparkpeople.com #2. The App for Pandora it helps with music...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Baby steps, baby steps
7/6/2014 5:13:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

There's a book I read one time called "The Four Agreements". I know that three of them are "always do your best" and "don't take anything personally"...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Success or Failure
7/5/2014 9:22:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I know that one of the ways to succeed at this weight loss journey is to surround myself with others who are on the same journey! I have learned that...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Feeling impatient
7/4/2014 10:35:05 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Why is it that time slows down when you are trying to lose weight? Finally, after months and months of starts and stops, I've put a consistent p...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Working out and Water!!!
7/3/2014 8:34:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So today I got off early, I went to the gym and got my workout in, as I was walking out of the door one the soldiers on detail asked me was I going to...  Read more

REDVELVET21

July Bang!
7/2/2014 9:08:25 PM,  4 COMMENTS

As always I look forward to production shutdown and this time is no different expect I threw a wedding into the mix. Five days now have past since my...  Read more

KAMCCLARY

10 Minute Trainer - Tony Horton
7/2/2014 1:49:04 PM,  2 COMMENTS

On Monday I started the 10 Minute Trainer by Tony Horton and I really LOVE it!! For just 10 minutes I really put up a great sweat (that tells you how...  Read more

2DETERMINED

Mindset
7/1/2014 9:28:28 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I had a battle with myself today!!! Go workout or stay home and sleep. I am tired! I want rest, but because yesterday I didn't push myself as hard as...  Read more

REDVELVET21

The Food Diary
7/1/2014 8:24:58 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a good week so far. I'm logging into Sparkpeople, recording my food and activity, eating more fruit and vegetables, cutting out simple carbs...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

Highs and Lows
6/30/2014 9:51:26 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I feel like sometimes the weight loss journey is filled with highs and lows! Today I walked into the gym not feeling like working out but I know...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Wow, I am married now!!!!!
6/30/2014 9:52:53 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Finally, jumped the broom, was declared man and wife and I let out a big hallelujah! Glory be to God, all praises unto to Him. Louis and I are very...  Read more

KAMCCLARY

Nuggets
6/29/2014 9:36:01 PM,  5 COMMENTS

NUGGETS are good things that have happened! 1. Another gym member came to me to say how much they admire that I get in the gym early on my weeke...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Getting it Together
6/29/2014 2:09:29 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Finally, I feel like I've gotten back into a groove and the frame of mind I need to adopt to drop the weight. I can never explain that "click" in my b...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

June Victories!!! July Plans
6/28/2014 3:08:55 PM,  1 COMMENTS

* I started the Give it 100 Challenge *I completed round 1 and started round 2 of the 21 day fix * I have lost 6 lbs * my shirts aren'...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Do the Friday Dance....
6/27/2014 6:10:29 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Good Friday Sparkfam!! It's Friday do you know how you are going to treat your weekend?? I hope you think carefully but find time to relax...  Read more

BABY_GIRL69

Whats your Value???
6/26/2014 10:13:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I can spend a lot of time on the things that have gone wrong in my life or I can spend time and be thankful that I am still standing! I choose option...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Day 9 of my Giveit100 challenge!!
6/24/2014 6:58:24 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am putting in my steps!!! I had someone tell me that they think my fitbit isn't accurate in my step count however I am busting my tail wearing my fi...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Day 8 of the Giveit100 Challenge
6/23/2014 10:07:16 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am still running the race!! I reached over 16,000 steps on my fit bit and my challenge is to get over 10,000 steps per day! I am not complaining! I...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Took a Hike Today
6/22/2014 5:45:23 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I was getting focused on dropping weight when I took a brief vacation that threw all of my best laid plans off track. When I returned and weighed in,...  Read more

WRITINGBLUEHAWK

I didn't plan for weight gain.... but I am planning for weight loss!!!
6/22/2014 12:55:02 PM,  4 COMMENTS

All of this weight to lose and I didn't plan to gain any of it. I guess you can say I did at the end of the thought because for one I didn't take the...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Entering In....
6/20/2014 12:57:37 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Getting down to the wire, in a festive frenzy for my June 28th nuptials. I am being tested of my patience at this time in my life that is really shoo...  Read more

KAMCCLARY

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