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Blogs by Members of SP Class of January 5- 11, 2014

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  • Thursday

    3/5/2015 1:03:09 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Well, soccer season for the masses opens Saturday and currently, the fields are covered with snow. Teams have been unable to practice. ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    3/4/2015 12:15:44 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    another icy day in paradise having to scrape the car off and stuggle just to open the door. stay tuned for future griping about tornado seas... Read more

  • Tuesday

    3/3/2015 12:40:29 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Wet and 40s here in the plains/Belt/Alley - whatever you want to call this region. Already got 3 miles in on the treadmill this morning - ou... Read more

  • Good Monday

    3/2/2015 1:10:44 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    I know, that's somewhat of an oxymoron but still.. Ice and snow are melting around here after a pretty miserable weekend, weather-wise. ... Read more

  • Stress eating and Me

    3/1/2015 2:04:26 PM, by SALAM4545

    So, after what turned out to be an oddly stressful week mainly due to a rodent issue under the house and my own primal urges, I had a 2 days of m... Read more

  • Slooooooow Sparking

    2/27/2015 1:17:54 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Is anyone else experiencing slow loading sparkpeople.com pages? Its painful. Tried in Google Chrome and IE - same result. Oh well.... Read more

  • Organizing. Changing My Attitude

    2/27/2015 12:39:30 PM, by PFERG66

    I think I need some help here: my action plan (thank you Spark Coaches) is to organize for meals, grocery shopping and healthy eating. UGH. I n... Read more

  • Thursday

    2/26/2015 11:41:57 AM, by BRAINBENTT

    Got up and ran 2.5 miles this morning and did some weight training. WInd chill of 9 degrees so, yes, I was definitely at the gym. Miser... Read more

  • The Price

    2/25/2015 12:26:24 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    This spoke to me last night, and I hope if anyone else out there has lo... Read more

  • Brief Relief

    2/24/2015 1:57:36 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    The sun is shining and the ice and snow are actually melting and everything is dripping outside. Wait...what? Another cold front tomorr... Read more

  • Monday

    2/23/2015 2:56:43 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Cold...wind...snow Monday... But, workout done at gym early this morn, so there's that at least. Hope its better where you are ... Read more

  • Why I need a rabbit cage quickly;OR why my kids Dad is a Giant Rat!

    2/22/2015 11:50:44 PM, by SALAM4545

    I realize this isn't illegal, but can I please just vent to you as someone who knows how manipulative my ex-husband, henceforth known as the Butt... Read more

  • Friday

    2/20/2015 1:17:53 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    I am happy to announce that today is, indeed, Friday. It's cold, it's wet, it's going to turn to ice but...it's still Friday. Enjoy the... Read more

  • If someone my age can do it, Why can't they?

    2/20/2015 12:27:11 AM, by SALAM4545

    I babysat a few students after school today, managed to get some exercise by teaching them to play follow the leader, which none of the kids knew... Read more

  • Wow

    2/19/2015 2:47:21 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    There are some incredible, positive, encouraging and inspirational people on SparkPeople. Sometimes when I have a few minutes, I like to exp... Read more

  • Back At It

    2/18/2015 4:25:35 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    5K Saturday - we beat our goal time by a whopping three seconds Valentine's Day/long weekend getaway to mountain lodge and we got snowed in ... Read more

  • Thursday

    2/12/2015 12:10:25 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Getting colder outside. The weather knows when there's a run... Inside treadmill and weights this morning - back in the groove.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    2/11/2015 2:51:23 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Last hard training run before 5K on Saturday. Temp at race starting time is forecast for 30 degrees. I ran Saturday morning in TX with ... Read more

  • My Inner Curmudgeon

    2/10/2015 11:29:11 PM, by SALAM4545

    Okay, so sometimes, especially at work, I have to smile and say "Sure, that's great!" when in my head, I am rolling my eyes. Today at work,... Read more

  • Tuesday

    2/10/2015 12:04:09 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Finally back on. Long weekend involving a funeral and 1200++ miles driving. Read for some return to routine.... Read more

  • Baby steps

    2/5/2015 7:02:02 PM, by SALAM4545

    Recently as one of my preschool students was working with playdough and tools I told her "Try 5 (1-2-3-4-5) times and if you still need help I wi... Read more

  • February 4,2015

    2/4/2015 9:29:37 PM, by BCWEEBER98

    15143 steps! WOW! The past three days have been very good fitness and food wise, I have logged in, stayed active and.... I have burnt more calori... Read more

  • Wednesday

    2/4/2015 5:04:12 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    back to cold again but..70s this weekend ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    2/3/2015 12:01:43 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Loving the new Fitbit Flex. Wore a BodyMedia Fit for five years, but changing the armband in for a thin wrist band, eliminating the monthly subs... Read more

  • Brrrr

    2/2/2015 2:55:11 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    13 degrees this morning with single digit wind chills. Not real conducive to an outside run/walk. That means indoor and treadmill and t... Read more

  • Feb 2, 2015

    2/2/2015 6:58:03 AM, by BCWEEBER98

    you know what needs to be done. No more of tomorrow is another day. You have to stay active, login in daily and TRACK! I have worked so hard to... Read more

  • Feb 2, 2015

    2/2/2015 6:58:01 AM, by BCWEEBER98

    you know what needs to be done. No more of tomorrow is another day. You have to stay active, login in daily and TRACK! I have worked so hard to... Read more

  • Ex-er-cize-ing, ex-er-cize-ing.....

    2/1/2015 5:13:02 PM, by PFERG66

    Remember that little hand jive thing where you held up your pointer fingers and did a little "finger dance? " Both pointers curled, right finge... Read more


    1/30/2015 1:29:10 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Have a great weekend everyone !! ... Read more

  • Re-focusing

    1/29/2015 8:44:31 PM, by SALAM4545

    I wasn't very happy with my weigh in. I was back up 1 pound. I said a few choice words to my scale, because it is hard to see the numbers, and t... Read more

  • I WANT ABS!!!

    1/28/2015 2:52:25 PM, by MSBOBBI29

    I feel great!! I got in a great sweat fest this morning and cleaned my house galore! Washed all of my floors in the house, vacuumed, dusted and c... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/28/2015 11:38:47 AM, by BRAINBENTT

    morning treadmill and weights finish bathroom touch up evening cardio Hope your day is better than mine !!... Read more

  • Didnt Need the Alarm

    1/27/2015 11:32:55 AM, by BRAINBENTT

    I was awakened this morning in a strange way. About 5:30 a.m. I was shaken awake by...an earthquake. Very mild, just enough to vibrate ... Read more

  • MoNdAy

    1/26/2015 11:35:48 AM, by BRAINBENTT

    Worked my tail off this weekend. 4000 kcal/day burn on Friday, Saturday and Sunday between working and working out. Feeling it so going... Read more

  • FRIDAY !!!

    1/23/2015 11:26:59 AM, by BRAINBENTT

    Thank God. W5D3 death on a treadmill at 7:00am already today - at least that can be checked off. Diet/exercise going great - ahhh, that... Read more

  • A Word About a Very Sensitive Issue:

    1/22/2015 5:13:16 PM, by PFERG66

    How well do you plan to do on Spark People? I recently read a series of three posts on one of the Team Message Boards for Taming Your Sweet ... Read more

  • Home in My Range

    1/22/2015 3:47:09 PM, by PFERG66

    Now that I have lost a bit of weight--about twenty-nine pounds, in fact! I need to make sure my calorie range is adjusted and my new amounts of e... Read more

  • Good Thursday

    1/22/2015 12:21:44 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Good Thursday to all you Sparkers out there. Just got my Fitbit Flex up and synced with Spark. Will be running it "in parallel" with my old... Read more

  • Beyond Snarky

    1/22/2015 11:08:01 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Over the past few weeks I have spent some time perusing another social website that shall not be named and I felt sucked in by its drama. Not in ... Read more

  • Hump Day

    1/21/2015 2:30:12 PM, by BRAINBENTT

    Back to remodel fun tomorrow.. Enjoying the "rest" of only running and working out. Really enjoyed the break in the cold and being able... Read more

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