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  • Recovery will be slow

    2/25/2017 10:05:25 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Doctor put my right wrist back together with plate and about 12 screws. Removed bone fragments. We'll know in about two weeks if smaller bone p... Read more

  • Slow Day

    2/23/2017 11:45:54 AM, by LAURAL8522

    This day is just dragging by. I always bring 3 snacks with me to work for the day and i usually eat 1 in the morning and the other 2 sometime ar... Read more


    2/23/2017 12:28:07 AM, by JOANN25

    This meant a lot to me. I have had so much going on but this week I have been increasing the number of steps each day. It's is only Wednesday a... Read more

  • Going forward again

    2/21/2017 11:45:10 PM, by JOANN25

    It has been a while since I have came close to 10000 steps. Today I did 9132. Every gain is good for me. I started the day ready to move. Hou... Read more


    2/20/2017 11:35:06 PM, by JOANN25

    I have been in Austin 4 days last week so still have not got where i should be. At the moment I am working on income tax and it is taking all my... Read more

  • Health Update

    2/19/2017 10:29:18 AM, by LSIG14

    I haven't blogged in a while because I feel so down and discouraged (and that is not who I want to be!) Health issues remain on the "down" side.... Read more

  • Saying Goodbye

    2/18/2017 11:55:06 PM, by BACKTOBASICSTR

    I haven't been on spark for a few months....my life has been going through a lot of changes lately....to a point where, it's really getting hard ... Read more

  • "Motivation is what gets you started, habits are what keep you going"

    2/18/2017 11:07:36 PM, by DANCEDIVAMISSA

    The quote in my title is my current goal and state of mind. The past 2 years I have spent working through some hard mental stuff. I have worked... Read more

  • Wrong Handed Living

    2/18/2017 5:36:32 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I'm right handed. i shattered my right wrist on Valentine's Day. Having surgery in three days. I'm not able to do much and feel like doing eve... Read more

  • Getting Back

    2/18/2017 12:31:45 PM, by HIPPYJONJON

    This is my awesome brother. His name is Bubby, or Ho... Read more

  • like a slog

    2/17/2017 7:41:18 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Can't do much with shattered right wrist. it is splinted until surgery next Tuesday. Every motion is painful and I am very dizzy, too. Guess I... Read more

  • ouch update

    2/16/2017 5:24:47 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    saw hand surgeon yesterday. complicated break that will require plate and a lot of screws and perhaps a second surgery later. besides the big b... Read more

  • Worst Week

    2/16/2017 1:56:52 PM, by LAURAL8522

    This has been the worst week since i started my weight loss journey. I have really done bad. I don't know what is wrong with me. I've been dow... Read more


    2/16/2017 11:41:24 AM, by FIDDLER4JESUS

    This poem was written around Thanksgiving time but I did not want to give anyone the impression that squirrel were for eating at your feast. Sq... Read more

  • ouch!

    2/14/2017 5:21:55 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    walked this morning...fell. nice young msn actually picked me up and walked with me a bit until I assured him I could manage. drove to urgent c... Read more

  • Confirmation of the "click"

    2/11/2017 12:12:32 AM, by MRS_PRINCESS_07

    workouts_really_do_work This is the... Read more

  • Time to change gears

    2/10/2017 7:42:19 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    So, checking my BMI and the way my clothes fit and my weight, I'm finally ready to admit that I should be in maintenance rather than continued we... Read more

  • Even an old dog can learn new tricks

    2/10/2017 12:50:20 AM, by MRS_PRINCESS_07

    While I'm not exactly old, I thought, for yrs I had it all figured out. Tonight I am reading featured success stories here on SP and I'm learning... Read more


    2/8/2017 11:30:33 PM, by JOANN25

    I have really been going backward on my step goal. I had moved up to working on 15000 steps. Circumstances lately has kept me from working on i... Read more

  • Big Challenge this Year

    2/8/2017 3:10:17 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    We have plans to meet up with our son's family in Orlando in November for eight days of Disney World - mostly Epcot Food & Wine Festival. Our so... Read more

  • Don't get stuck in the habits

    2/8/2017 7:58:44 AM, by DELTAYANKEE

    Structure is always good with eating and exercise but there are times that it is important to be flexible. When the weather is going to be bad w... Read more

  • There's no time like the present

    2/7/2017 4:28:42 PM, by MRS_PRINCESS_07

    Short and sweet... I didn't think I'd do a Cathe Friedrich strength workout anytime soon, let alone just diving back into today. Strong and ... Read more

  • 4 down!!!

    2/7/2017 12:58:41 PM, by SOULFISH80

    I'm back in the losing game, woo hoo!!! Sunday was my 37th birthday, I had a blast. Tim took me out for prime rib....diet friendly mmmmhhmmmm!!!!... Read more

  • Celebrations

    2/6/2017 6:17:46 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Yesterday our family gathered here to celebrate. It was both a birthday party for my husband and our oldest grandson and a Super Bowl party. I ... Read more

  • The Solution

    2/6/2017 1:58:52 AM, by -SUGARKISSES-

    I noticed I have been very off track the past two weeks. So, I decided to really get to the bottom of this and catch myself now before my bad hab... Read more

  • Struggling...

    2/1/2017 12:10:09 PM, by LODYANGEL

    Just struggling. I am currently struggling to stick to my diet, and to get moving. I am currently substitute teaching full time in an FMD room. I... Read more

  • New year, new me!

    1/31/2017 9:53:46 PM, by SHACKMAN

    So I have been gone for quite a while and yet I have... Read more

  • One Year...

    1/31/2017 1:22:01 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I just looked at my measurements to goal for the past year and was pleasantly encouraged. Waist - lost 3 1/2 inches Hips - lost 4 inches We... Read more


    1/30/2017 2:33:49 PM, by JOANN25

    Started out right this morning although I skipped breakfast. Lunch was asparagus spears steamed with shredded cheese, salami, an ... Read more

  • The best laid plans...

    1/30/2017 9:12:01 AM, by MRS_PRINCESS_07

    This entry is more for myself than anyone. It's my Monday Morning pep talk, my reminder. Sometimes the best laid plans in life are but a ro... Read more

  • Home At Last and Ready to Go!

    1/29/2017 6:16:33 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    After a month away to care for mom-in-law, plan her memorial, speak at her services, etc. it is so good to finally be back home. I missed my hus... Read more


    1/28/2017 11:01:14 PM, by JOANN25

    My week has been full of ups and downs. A funeral one day, knee hurting a couple of days, too much to do that required sitting at the computer..... Read more

  • A day at the beach and a day in the city...

    1/26/2017 8:40:06 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    It has been so beautiful here since the storms. Yesterday my husband and I joined his brother and sister for a day in Santa Cruz. The storms da... Read more

  • Choices

    1/26/2017 11:49:53 AM, by KATIEBUGAROONI

    A healthy life is all about choices. Not just one decision on one particular day to start a new diet or start exercising again, but choices over... Read more


    1/26/2017 12:03:28 AM, by JOANN25

    I had a funeral to go to today and my schedule was too hectic to get much into the trackers. Started with a hair appt. at 8:30, the funeral at 1... Read more

  • Beautiful memories

    1/25/2017 12:32:10 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    We buried my mother-in-law today. She was a dynamo - WWII Army nurse, pediatric nurse, wife, mom of three, athlete, writer, grandmother of 8, gr... Read more

  • Bumped it up....

    1/23/2017 11:14:22 PM, by DEBMITCH1963

    I bumped it up a bit. I was so proud of myself :) These health issue have been such a downer....but I did the five minutes... bumped it up to 7... Read more

  • Update Jan. 2017

    1/23/2017 12:04:57 PM, by GRACEPHOENIX

    So a lot has happened since I was last on Spark. I weigh about the same as 3 years ago but I have medical complications (recently noticed because... Read more

  • Day 1 again

    1/22/2017 4:55:56 PM, by NOVEMBER28

    Ok starting again. 5 pm at night. Wish me luck😊... Read more

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