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  • Merry Christmas!

    12/25/2014 3:14:13 PM, by APHRODIDTE

    Happy birthday Jesus! Merry Christmas! May peace, joy and love fill your day. May good health lead the way! God bless you! ... Read more

  • Positive Visualization

    12/24/2014 9:26:28 PM, by ROBINRDK

    Todays Spark Coach was about the power of the mind. How do I visualize my future? Do I have a positive influence of the thoughts that want to pas... Read more

  • 34 Pounds and Counting!

    12/18/2014 7:10:58 AM, by APHRODIDTE

    I am no longer wearing 3x. I fit into 1x, and today l even tried on X large. That's a huge joy because once l got on the steroids and gave up on... Read more

  • Here is the plan for December!

    12/16/2014 4:05:00 PM, by WALNUTT1961

    Okay I need to put this in writing. I am doing the best I can do with all of the holiday food and social gatherings going on. The truthful goa... Read more

  • Why do I feel like Eeyore?

    12/13/2014 5:41:58 PM, by NEEDTO2013

    No matt toer how positive of an Outlook I try to have I am constantly thrown through a challenge. I feel like a am truly not allowed to have mor... Read more

  • 125 Days, Down 31 pounds

    12/4/2014 6:43:10 AM, by APHRODIDTE

    I am losing count of the days since l started my lifestyle changes. Not because l am slipping, but rather it's because l don't need to think in ... Read more

  • Moderation: The Key to Healthy Dieting

    12/1/2014 9:40:16 PM, by ROBINRDK

    I want to live a moderate life however the battle with what I want and common sense is at war with each other. I find moderation hard when I coo... Read more

  • Not feeling the holiday

    11/25/2014 11:19:21 PM, by UKWILDCATFANRN

    It's not that I'm not thankful, just not feeling the holiday. I'm really missing my mom this time of year, even more so since it's been a year si... Read more

  • Been a while

    11/21/2014 11:59:03 PM, by UKWILDCATFANRN

    Well, it sure has been a while. I did the medical weight loss program and lost over 40 pounds. My mother passed away last October and I've slowly... Read more

  • Been a while

    11/21/2014 11:50:18 PM, by UKWILDCATFANRN

    Well, it sure has been a while. I did the medical weight loss program and lost over 40 pounds. My mother passed away last October and I've slowly... Read more

  • Down 25 Pounds!

    11/20/2014 1:28:49 PM, by APHRODIDTE

    I just wanted to check in and let you know that l am still free from sugar, gluten, and dairy. It's 112 days free! Why l changed my lifest... Read more

  • Nice compliments

    11/15/2014 9:10:58 PM, by WALNUTT1961

    I had some nice compliments this week from former colleagues. I retired in 2011 and haven't been back to see several of the people I used to wor... Read more

  • Sabotaging Discouragers

    11/14/2014 4:26:41 PM, by ROBINRDK

    You little stinkers.....You want me to give up my diet of healthy eating???? I know you don't, it is just your way of telling me that you would l... Read more

  • Reasons for Losing

    11/10/2014 10:11:57 PM, by ROBINRDK

    Hi fellow soldier of this weight loss journey. I actually started out with a depression that caused me to lose my appetite. I started realizing h... Read more

  • Week 3 and Cruisin'

    11/9/2014 11:08:44 PM, by SONGBIRD010

    Did well last week except our Wednesday date night was Chinese takeout and I suspect mine wasn't all that healthy (sautéed General Tso's and brow... Read more

  • Love for Walking

    11/7/2014 10:32:49 PM, by ROBINRDK

    Of all the exercise that I like, walking is my favorite. As I walk, I think and it gives me time to relax. I like to take different routes and se... Read more

  • Days 487-488 on the Journey!!- 54 days to a healthy B.M.I.

    11/7/2014 6:25:09 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, Things have been good again so YIPPEEEE for that. I've done my Turbo Jam both yesterday and today and though the plan to repea... Read more

  • Weekend

    11/7/2014 9:22:09 AM, by WALNUTT1961

    My DD is coming home and she is doing the Whole30 plan, so my weekend food should be very good! Fish tonight and grilling something tomorrow nig... Read more

  • Days 481-486 on the Journey!!- 56 days to a healthy B.M.I.

    11/5/2014 9:36:54 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hello my Fellow Sparkies, Well where do I start. Let's just say things haven't been going so great. Firstly on the exercise front... Read more

  • Thought I Was Fit, LOL!!

    11/4/2014 8:20:37 PM, by ROBINRDK

    A friend of mine gave me a stationary bicycle. I thought to myself, "Lovely, I will zip away on this lovely machine and get some good cardio goin... Read more

  • 95 Days and Counting!

    11/3/2014 11:50:14 PM, by APHRODIDTE

    I began my lifestyle changes 95 Days ago. That's 95 Days without gluten, dairy, and sugar. I've lost 22 pounds now, and several inches. The ... Read more

  • Week Number 2 - Here We Go!

    11/2/2014 2:05:08 PM, by SONGBIRD010

    I just started using Peapod for grocery ordering. It will be much easier to order online every Sunday and pick up Monday afternoon. Instead of ... Read more

  • Workout Excuses

    11/1/2014 10:16:08 PM, by ROBINRDK

    I love to exercise. It hinders me when my schedules make it harder like traveling. It is hard on my perfectionist nature to not be able to get in... Read more

  • "NO"vember goals

    11/1/2014 8:33:30 PM, by MULDERFANATIC

    1. Lose 4 pounds 2. Not gain it all back during Thanksgiving weekend 3. Workout for 30 minutes at least 4 days per week 4. Put myself and m... Read more

  • Healthy Habits Reform

    10/30/2014 10:53:07 PM, by ROBINRDK

    The suggestion was given on Spark Coach for me to Blog about the positiveness in the change I have made with my healthy lifestyle. Spark People, ... Read more

  • Days 476-480 on the Journey!!- 62 days to a healthy B.M.I.

    10/30/2014 6:30:34 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, Firstly let me apologize for not keeping up my accountability. Unfortunately I kept putting off my blog writing and then stuff... Read more

  • SparkPeople is working for me!

    10/30/2014 4:21:32 PM, by WALNUTT1961

    Who knew SP could be so good for you? I just had my blood work done for the year and the nurse called to tell me everything was awesome! If tha... Read more

  • Day 3

    10/29/2014 8:35:42 AM, by SONGBIRD010

    Days 1 and 2 were successful. A new challenge today - a catered lunch at work. I need to avoid my usual choices and if I can ditch the bread of... Read more

  • Choices

    10/28/2014 7:01:50 PM, by ROBINRDK

    Some days I can get along with just a little food to satisfy me. Other days I feel like a ravenous beast that wants everything in sight and ever... Read more

  • Let's Try This Again

    10/27/2014 8:20:38 AM, by SONGBIRD010

    It has been more than a year since I really focused on healthy eating and my need to lose weight. I was just getting started and had written thr... Read more

  • Days 474-475 on the Journey!!- 67 days to a healthy B.M.I.

    10/25/2014 8:56:07 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, I promised to keep myself accountable to you folks and I'm keeping my promises. Things have been going to say ... Read more

  • Healthy Meal Planning

    10/24/2014 6:55:36 PM, by ROBINRDK

    One of my long standing favorite meal is Marinated Grilled Chicken and Tossed Salad or Steamed Veggies. I am trying to stay away from casseroles ... Read more

  • Days 443-473 on the Journey!!- 69 days to a healthy B.M.I.

    10/23/2014 11:43:18 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, I don't know how many of you are tired of hearing this (because I'm tired of saying it) but I have hit the reset button yet ag... Read more

  • Making a Collage

    10/23/2014 11:35:14 PM, by ROBINRDK

    I think it would be neat to make a collage of motivators on a poster board. Maybe this weekend when I am needing to dawdle I can do that. We nee... Read more

  • Baby Steps

    10/22/2014 6:24:24 PM, by PRISGIRRL

    Today I went WAY over my calorie limit. I guess the ice cream for dinner and scrambled eggs for breakfast were what did me in. I was also tired a... Read more

  • PAWSE week 6

    10/22/2014 10:42:22 AM, by MULDERFANATIC

    Weight loss = 1 pound Overall loss = 5 pounds This week was tough for me. Matt & Lauren's gender reveal party was Friday and then we had a... Read more

  • 215.4

    10/22/2014 9:54:42 AM, by SLDAVIS53

    My goal is to reach 214 by the 30th and it looks like I might make it! I'm sure my weight loss is not enough to be significant to the doctor but... Read more

  • Analyzing Supermarket Shopping

    10/21/2014 10:36:26 PM, by ROBINRDK

    Well Well….every day I have something to learn. I had never thought about the perimeter of the supermarket store is what is the healthiest for us... Read more

  • Addicted to Walking

    10/21/2014 10:25:40 PM, by ROBINRDK

    Oh my….never thought I would get into this walking thing and enjoy it. Sure enough I have. I never thought I had time for such a thing. It is ama... Read more

  • I'm BACK!!!!

    10/20/2014 7:31:58 PM, by PRISGIRRL

    Well, after a 2-month break or so, I am back, and ready to get healthy! My eating habits were not good during that break. I am ready to get back ... Read more

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