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  • 8/15/15 - Falmouth Tomorrow

    8/15/2015 5:13:58 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Groan…so much for the 2 lbs lost last week. Theeeeeeeeeey’re back. Yup. Exactly where I was two weeks ago. I knew it was too good to be t... Read more

  • 8/9/15

    8/9/2015 1:26:28 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Hi folks, Hope you’re having a great weekend! The weather is beautiful today! Dare I say pleasant for a run? I got in my 5 miles. I sa... Read more

  • 7/31/15

    7/31/2015 3:48:39 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Hi fellow Sparkers! Whew, it’s a hot one! But it’s all good! I’m not shoveling! Happy to report I’m down 1.4 this week. I’ve been... Read more

  • 7/25/15

    7/25/2015 3:49:24 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Ok…So back to report…yesterday’s weigh in has me down just over a pound (1.4). I can’t claim the pound and half, it’s not 1.5! I was ... Read more

  • 7/17/18

    7/17/2015 6:19:10 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Hi folks! Quick check in: Though I haven’t been spending a lot of time here, I’m still trying to log in to spin the wheel most every day... Read more

  • Life must be lived one day at a time!

    3/1/2015 12:22:48 PM, by BEWELL48

    Well, it has been 9 months since I have blogged but it is time for an update! Yes, I did leave my job last July. It has taken me a long time to s... Read more

  • The Beast...and Go Patriots!

    1/18/2015 6:22:31 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Since I don’t want to do any more correcting, I don’t feel like folding laundry, I WANT to eat – and I’m not hungry – I thought I’d jump on spar... Read more

  • Clarification - but enjoying the downward trend

    12/30/2014 5:33:45 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    It's been so nice seeing the scale drop 5 pounds the last 5 days! But I know this isn't reality or a path that will continue. I got very, very ... Read more

  • Baby stepping my way back.

    12/26/2014 2:41:10 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Hope all is well with all my sparkfriends! I hope you've had a wonderful holiday season, filled with friends and family! I've been struggli... Read more

  • Trying Food Tracking Again

    8/3/2014 2:28:27 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Ugh. Stuck. Plateaued. For. A. Year. Winter was rough, but it’s now August, for God’s sake. The cool weather will be here again bef... Read more

  • July 2014

    7/21/2014 12:43:47 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Haven’t been here in a while, though I do try to log in and spin the wheel every day. I thought I’d take some time to seek out some positive ju-... Read more

  • Big changes ahead for me!

    6/7/2014 8:19:24 AM, by BEWELL48

    This has been a difficult year for me. My job is very demanding and I cannot find the work life balance I need. In addition to this my mother's d... Read more

  • May 3rd

    5/3/2014 11:18:34 AM, by TEACHFIRST268

    This past week was the first week back from April vacation. Went back Monday and hit the ground running. Whew! It was a long week! So, though ... Read more

  • April Update

    4/23/2014 11:51:18 AM, by TEACHFIRST268

    It’s been quite a while since I’ve checked in and my lack of consistency certainly has taken its toll. Though I feel like hanging my head, I’m t... Read more

  • A message for women everywhere!

    2/23/2014 2:15:28 PM, by BEWELL48

    I am feeling overwhelmed today! Still working my 60 or so hours / week. My 93 yo mother fell and is at the hospital. Will be transferred to... Read more

  • Reality Slap

    2/22/2014 2:29:11 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Just responded to a nice check in from _BABE_ and thought, wow...the timing couldn't have been better. You sparkfriends sure must have a sixth s... Read more

  • Follow-up on last week's goals

    2/3/2014 5:38:31 AM, by BEWELL48

    Well, I am disappointed that I did not do too well. For my 5,000 steps/ day I did get a score of 5 out of 7. One day forgot to wear it so I co... Read more

  • Happy Groundhog Day!

    2/2/2014 11:45:12 AM, by TEACHFIRST268

    This blog has nothing to do with Groundhog Day, and I'm disappointed with the 6 more weeks of winter, but I have no creative juices this morning ... Read more

  • Goals for the last week of January 2014!

    1/26/2014 7:55:38 AM, by BEWELL48

    Wow, the month is coming to a close. I am going to make it a good week! These are my SMART goals for the week (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, ... Read more

  • Fit Bit challenge

    1/19/2014 12:43:17 PM, by BEWELL48

    I had a fitbit, wore it faithfully and then it got "out of sync". Not sure why. Well I did email the company after numerous attempts to try and ... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    1/11/2014 10:35:44 AM, by TEACHFIRST268

    It’s been a while since my last update. It feels like I blink and another two weeks have passed. But this is life! I’m working on learning to ... Read more

  • unhappy truth

    11/21/2013 11:52:39 AM, by CLARICARICA

    It may be that sugar intake has a direct correlation with my mood and energy levels. who knew? Not thrilled.... Read more

  • get it started

    11/20/2013 12:42:12 PM, by CLARICARICA

    I wasn't really feeling like exercising at all today, and this is a big obstacle for me, because I can't regularly make myself do anything I don'... Read more

  • Still plugging away!

    11/16/2013 3:24:34 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Successful week…down 1.8, even if Spark says it’s 2 lbs. Now why can they round up for 1.8, but not a half pound for .4? Go figure. I’ve b... Read more

  • Weekend in Vermont!

    11/16/2013 7:02:17 AM, by BEWELL48

    Last weekend, as a continuation of our 40th wedding anniversary, we got away to VT! My husband booked us at a hotel and our kids stayed at my sis... Read more

  • A quick check in

    11/11/2013 1:57:08 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Well…because I have time today and also for self-motivation purposes. First of all...Happy Veterans' Day to all. Thank you to... Read more

  • This week's check in

    11/9/2013 6:58:16 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Well, I’m trying to get back to some consistency here so here’s this week’s check in. It’s still a struggle sparking during the week. I won’t w... Read more

  • I ran 5 miles!

    11/3/2013 7:11:29 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    I ran 5 miles! I need to read that again. Yep. I did! You know what…I don’t care if the scale has gone up a few pounds over the last c... Read more

  • Journey to this year's Flutie 5K

    10/26/2013 6:46:32 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Hi folks! Oh. My. Word. The Flutie 5k last weekend was awesome!!! (Warning…it’s a long one. A REALLY long one. Sorry for scattered t... Read more

  • October Update! :o)

    10/19/2013 4:23:38 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Hi sparkworld! I haven’t been able to commit as much time as I’d like with the site, and it’s showing. I’m seeing peeks of my “danger numbe... Read more

  • Wonderful Day, indeed!

    9/8/2013 9:19:51 PM, by BEWELL48

    Well, today was our 40th wedding anniversary! My son and daughter told my husband & I that they wanted to take us to brunch in downtown Boston. ... Read more

  • Aug 31st. Summer's done, but the fun has just begun!

    8/31/2013 9:12:52 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Okay. Cool…hubby when to pick up my son. That means I can whip up a quick catch up blog. Enough time has passed. The month long, end... Read more


    8/31/2013 10:33:08 AM, by BEWELL48

    Realized I hadn't written anything this month. Not too much to say. Am taking next week off though and that is a good thing! Working 12 or so hou... Read more

  • Sorry for MIA

    8/7/2013 10:04:19 AM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Sorry for MIA It’s been a bit of a living nightmare the last two weeks. As this is a public forum and anyone can see what is written her... Read more

  • Closet Clean Out

    7/26/2013 2:00:54 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Well…this week’s weigh in is exactly the same as it was two weeks ago. I suppose I’ve hit maintenance. I’m okay with this for now and I think i... Read more

  • One year Spark Anniversary!

    7/16/2013 8:54:13 PM, by BEWELL48

    Well, I made it! One year on SP! I actually logged in every day! That is an accomplishment ! Still working a 'million hours per day and per wee... Read more

  • C'mon Sparkpeople! .4 counts!

    7/12/2013 9:13:44 AM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Down .4 this week. It’s so close to half a pound! Send out one of those “Teachfirst268 lost 4 tenths of a pound” thingies, would ya SP? Don’t ... Read more

  • Finish at the 50 - Patriots Place 5k

    7/4/2013 12:08:57 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    I wish I could eloquently articulate all I'm thinking and feeling, but I just don't have the brain power right now! I'll do my best not to rambl... Read more

  • Happy 4th Of July

    7/4/2013 7:38:53 AM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi Sparkers!! I Wishing all a Happy 4th of July!!!! Hope you all have a fun and blessed day!! love you all, Wendy ... Read more

  • Monday, July 1

    7/1/2013 10:22:36 PM, by LAFFWITHLINDA

    I'm proud of myself I already got a award for 250 min of exercise for July and its the first! I started what they call fitness booster tod... Read more

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