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  • ultimate challenge day 4

    11/29/2015 5:59:37 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    not a bad day yesterday - 20,000 steps on the fitbit, 9 miles walked - and run! the running wasn't exactly planned. we went to one of our favorit... Read more

  • life in recovery, an unsupportive spouse

    11/28/2015 7:13:49 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    How do you deal with a non supportive spouse was the theme of a message board I was reading, and I paused, and thought a bit and started blogging... Read more

  • life in recovery, day 15.

    11/28/2015 3:19:43 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    November 27. The big meal is over. I had to leave the gathering, too much food and if I didn’t leave, I was going to dive into banana pudding ... Read more

  • The struggle of having a skinny husband

    11/28/2015 12:34:12 PM, by BITSYANDTANK

    One of my biggest weight loss challenges has always been my husband. He's a fantastic husband and father, but he is not supportive of my weight l... Read more

  • Stretchy's Blog

    11/28/2015 9:18:22 AM, by STRETCHYGIRL83

    Sometimes the mind can convince the body to move & sometimes the body convinces the mind that it ain't happening. ... Read more

  • ultimate challenge day 3

    11/28/2015 7:26:32 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    i'm trying to find my way around this ultimate challenge business. i like the idea of it, and i think it is a good way to stay focused on my jour... Read more

  • Stretchy's Blog

    11/27/2015 8:41:52 PM, by STRETCHYGIRL83

    Good Evening Sparkpeeps! I've spent the day snoozing. I think I may be up for a long time this evening, but it was nice taking a nap w/hubby!... Read more

  • Time to Change

    11/27/2015 4:04:04 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    My husband has gone through a very hard week. He was in pain, and during that time he didn't eat. For those of you who don't know, he has alway... Read more

  • the day after

    11/27/2015 5:06:53 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    what is a day after when there really wasn't a day? we had our thanksgiving meal leftovers on monday. but, leftovers will still be the stars of t... Read more

  • Thanksgiving

    11/27/2015 12:15:16 AM, by BITSYANDTANK

    I was worried about today. I am not the best at staying away from sweets and treat when they are just out and available. I think I did well stayi... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    11/26/2015 5:34:09 PM, by SHELBERS17

    Happy Thanksgiving SparkPeople! Don't let this holiday... Read more

  • Holiday dinners

    11/26/2015 4:18:55 PM, by BOBEATON1

    Normally I would starve before these dinners, but today thanksgiving 2015 I'm staying on the spark people cal limit and eat all my meals today I ... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    11/26/2015 3:57:32 PM, by KATIEASP

    Go for a walk today. Then have a great Thanksgiving meal! :)... Read more

  • Stretchy's Blog

    11/26/2015 10:28:33 AM, by STRETCHYGIRL83

    Holidays are not my favorite. You see, I was a single mom for 13 years & very much alone. Those scars are still there. However, I know I'm not al... Read more

  • thursday

    11/26/2015 4:39:21 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    bland title for a bland day... a bit of a let-down after last weekend with the family. we were going to have dinner at restaurant, but without an... Read more

  • 2 months update

    11/26/2015 12:48:48 AM, by SALI1993

    In total i have lost 28 pounds in two months. Being able to fit into smaller clothes is awesome, i dont see this as a diet anymore. I'm learning ... Read more

  • 11/25/15

    11/26/2015 12:38:01 AM, by ANABAMA

    Today, I spent the day getting my house ready for Thanksgiving. Tomorrow, the cooking will begin. I burned all kinds of calories and then went an... Read more

  • Help

    11/25/2015 11:33:46 PM, by BOBEATON1

    I need a Big Mac I would cuss right now but I'm hanging in there... Read more

  • life in recover, day #12,

    11/25/2015 8:37:48 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    November 25,2015.. I have a very large extended family, who all gather for Thanksgiving at Great Grandma’s house. About 90 of us when we are all ... Read more

  • Day 6/43 Completed

    11/25/2015 4:59:24 PM, by LYNSEY723

    Day 6/43 Completed: 0/6 days not worked out/met step goals 1/10 days over calorie range Well, I weighed myself today - one day early. ... Read more

  • Recipes

    11/25/2015 1:37:25 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Both of the SparkTeams I lead have a "Recipes to Share" thread. They are some of the most popular threads, and I've recently posted a few recipe... Read more

  • Stretchy's Blog

    11/25/2015 1:02:50 PM, by STRETCHYGIRL83

    I've just read the most awesome book! It's called "The Ultimate Gift" by Jim Stovall. It's a very easy read & there's an older movie about it to... Read more

  • finally home...

    11/25/2015 4:50:58 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    whew! it seems like we have been coming and going and going and coming for months now. probably because we have. and we are finally home again. t... Read more

  • Feeling pretty damn good

    11/25/2015 4:03:20 AM, by WITCHYWOMAN75

    I'm thinking doing a wonderful job of portions. ... Read more

  • End of the quarter

    11/25/2015 3:29:34 AM, by FRAYEA

    Final week in my college is coming up quick! I have a final presentation in one class.. then a 2hr math final and in my art class I have to do 4... Read more

  • Heat Tomorrow!

    11/24/2015 11:00:55 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Hi to All of You, The Technician should be here early tomorrow morning. The doctor called to help us through the bad time my husband is hav... Read more

  • 11/24/15

    11/24/2015 8:38:36 PM, by ANABAMA

    It's been a busy day, just trying to get the house ready for Thanksgiving. I'm looking forward to it. Hopefully, it will get done early enough th... Read more

  • Nearing My First Goal

    11/24/2015 2:59:17 PM, by ZOMBIEREADY

    I am dangerously close to my first goal of finally not be 200-something pounds. At the current rate I should leave the 200s behind within a coupl... Read more

  • life in recovery, day #11

    11/24/2015 1:03:54 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    November 18, 2015 Recovery is supposed to be about healthy, and here I am, coughing up green crap. November 24, 2015 Still sick, but now I ... Read more

  • Stretchy's Blog

    11/24/2015 10:19:46 AM, by STRETCHYGIRL83

    COME ON PEEPS! This is not the lottery. Don't play with your health by asking for luck or putting it in someone's control by asking for prayers t... Read more

  • It is the Dawn of a New Day

    11/24/2015 5:52:38 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    Something remarkable just happened in my life. It is the dawn of a new day. Things do happen. Sometimes, you can know that it's coming, and it... Read more

  • Here we go.

    11/24/2015 3:13:34 AM, by XCUTIEBANDIT

    For a long time, gaining weight scared me. I was alway... Read more

  • 11/23/15

    11/23/2015 11:58:12 PM, by ANABAMA

    It has been quite a busy day. Shopped all day, then a little housework and dinner then some work on the computer. Trying to get a business off th... Read more

  • Reflections on a week without electricity and heat...

    11/23/2015 11:16:50 PM, by JEANNE229

    "Roughing it" is really not that enjoyable without mountain scenery viewed around a campfire... A "backup" fireplace (planned to be used dur... Read more

  • Day 4/43 Completed

    11/23/2015 6:09:09 PM, by LYNSEY723

    Day 4/43 Completed: 0/6 days not worked out/met step goals 1/10 days over calorie range I managed to stay within calorie range yesterday... Read more

  • There's Heat in My Future

    11/23/2015 11:12:20 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I'll add to this blog later in the day. For now, here's the news: Anyway, I found out an hour ago that our furnace is under a 40 year warra... Read more

  • Crazy Busy Weekend, Start of the Holiday Week

    11/23/2015 10:59:35 AM, by BITSYANDTANK

    What a weekend. I wasn't able to get to my computer at all this weekend. Thankfully I was able to somewhat keep up on tracking with the SparkPeo... Read more

  • Stretchy's Blog

    11/23/2015 9:37:09 AM, by STRETCHYGIRL83

    Please reach out to those people in your life or work or community who have been marginalized. Spread unity & love & peace & joy! ... Read more

  • An Open Letter about Chronic Illness

    11/23/2015 2:37:49 AM, by JEANINNEWCASTLE

    Chronic illness is more than just a problem I have. In some ways it is now part of my identity. It defines every single moment of my day. I am... Read more

  • 11/22/2015

    11/22/2015 9:57:29 PM, by ANABAMA

    I came back to "Sparkpeople" last night. I've decided that I can use "sparkpeople" & "myfitnesspal" together. I joined in some challenges and I'm... Read more

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