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  • Venturing into strength training

    3/28/2017 9:57:46 AM, by TIARUG

    Last night I did half my usual cardio workout and ventured into some strength training. I was apprehensive! The world of weights and machines and... Read more

  • Adding it in where I can

    3/27/2017 1:26:24 PM, by TIARUG

    Last week was somewhat of a bust, with only one of my planned workouts completed. I did start to add little bursts in my day- squats in between p... Read more

  • Grateful

    3/27/2017 8:43:10 AM, by CH64412010

    I'm having a hard time this morning with the new job. I hated it at first but I'm slowly coming around. I'm having a hard time with it today. I'm... Read more

  • missed workouts

    3/23/2017 1:16:23 PM, by TIARUG

    I have been feeling super discouraged today, because last night I missed my workout and will have to miss Friday night's workout as well. I plan ... Read more

  • Motivation

    3/19/2017 10:57:24 AM, by BEVERLEE

    Gosh! I don't know why it's taking me so long to find my mojo. It is truly a struggle for me. Perhaps because I see movement as extra work that... Read more

  • It finally moved

    3/18/2017 2:41:50 PM, by CH64412010

    182 this morning! 93 lbs down. After being stuck for 3 weeks, it moved! Hopefully this is just more to come... Read more

  • Motivation

    3/18/2017 11:35:00 AM, by BEVERLEE

    Damn! Motivating myself to move and exercise can be such a problem. I am getting more and more in touch with what I want to achieve. This shift i... Read more

  • feedback from others

    3/17/2017 11:20:21 AM, by TIARUG

    One of the reasons I struggle with weight loss is the slow pace it takes to do it healthily. The results aren't immediate and I get easily discou... Read more

  • I really don't want to exercise today; Week 3 of my journey

    3/13/2017 1:19:02 AM, by LESOVME

    I am a very busy person. I drive every day for sometimes half of my day. It is amazing how many muscles get fatigued by driving. My job is not p... Read more

  • STARTING NEW ADVENTURES

    3/11/2017 11:49:08 PM, by ERICALEAHA

    Daylight saving is tomorrow so I will be able to do more outdoor activities. This morning I walked and ran around the track 4 times it was a kil... Read more

  • Discouraged

    3/11/2017 4:40:54 PM, by CH64412010

    Been a little discouraged this weekend. The scale has been stuck in 183 for 3 weeks now. Some friends and I went out last night. I drank too much... Read more

  • Day 20, Setting long term goals

    3/11/2017 2:06:12 PM, by LESOVME

    My vision: I want to be healthy, active, and thin. I work with mostly a geriatric population. I see how a sedentary lifestyle can really af... Read more

  • Spark coach

    3/7/2017 3:10:58 PM, by MISSA526

    The best part of my day will be after Shawn and I cleaning up the house that we're house/pet sitting at and I can go home and wash all my furry c... Read more

  • Fitness February turns into Marching Madness

    3/5/2017 7:21:58 PM, by HEALTHIER-TT

    My plan for February went fairly well. Unfortunately I had to take of the last week for recovery. My left knee went wonky on me. It became really... Read more

  • Week 2 of my Journey

    3/5/2017 5:45:42 PM, by LESOVME

    I have made it 2 weeks and have exercised for at least 15 minutes every day. I can feel I am getting stronger. I decided the generated meal plans... Read more

  • Quick Meals

    3/5/2017 12:23:07 AM, by LESOVME

    Our lives are insanely busy. My 16 year old daughter is a junior in high school and working a part time job. I have a full time job that often ke... Read more

  • 1st week at new job down

    3/4/2017 2:18:45 PM, by CH64412010

    I was nervous about it at first just felt dumb but I'm getting the hang of it. It's so hard to switch :/ on the plus side, it's my first full wee... Read more

  • Sparkcoach

    3/1/2017 2:46:10 PM, by MISSA526

    The best part of my day today is coming up tonight when I get to leave house/pet sitting to go home and take a shower and do my physical therapy... Read more

  • Be Less of Me to Find More - Week 1 of My Journey

    2/26/2017 12:03:15 PM, by LESOVME

    7 days. I have followed my plan for the week. I allowed myself some latitude and set my goals to be important, but attainable. I know in the past... Read more

  • 92 lbs gone!

    2/24/2017 11:57:55 AM, by CH64412010

    Well as of this morning, I am down to 183 from 275!!!! I amazed that I have actually done it (I still no i am "overweight", but I feel amazing). ... Read more

  • My office

    2/24/2017 7:55:07 AM, by KNYAGENYA

    I work in a mental health center and I am office based. I have my own office. There was talk about a year ago about moving to the other side of ... Read more

  • STRUGGLING WITH CONTROLLING THE CARBS!

    2/17/2017 8:54:07 PM, by ERICALEAHA

    I find it so hard when eating out to not eat the bread, flour tortillas or tortilla chips and i don't just eat one. My husband is retired and ho... Read more

  • New job

    2/17/2017 3:37:17 PM, by CH64412010

    So, I got a new job! I have loved my job for the past 3 years in the business department at the local newspaper, but I am excited to be growing. ... Read more

  • Fitness Update for Feb to Date

    2/12/2017 9:50:43 PM, by HEALTHIER-TT

    This past week I got in two exercise sessions for a total of 30 mins that is in addition to reaching my step goal twice this week.the previous we... Read more

  • Being Positive

    2/10/2017 6:30:00 AM, by PRITHY3

    I am feeling good about the decisions and choices I am making. I am taking active steps to improve my health by incorporating raw garlic, cinnamo... Read more

  • Wishing You A Great Day!

    2/9/2017 1:07:29 PM, by GARDENSFORLIFE

    Dear Spark Friends: I hope your day is great. Fill you mind with beautiful things. Read more

  • Binge

    2/9/2017 9:55:54 AM, by CH64412010

    I had a moment of weakness last night. I did good all day yesterday, but at dinner I ended up going like 1000 calories over 8*(. Before this woul... Read more

  • Better try something different

    2/8/2017 8:04:07 AM, by KNYAGENYA

    It has been almost 3 weeks since I started my attempt to get a Pandora bead when I lose 10 pounds. I haven't lost a pound, an ounce or anything. ... Read more

  • Beginning Week Two

    2/5/2017 7:15:54 PM, by MSECKLEY

    Well, I had an incredibly successful first week. 8lbs lost over the course of 7 days is significantly more than I expected and is a great motivat... Read more

  • February Move Challenge

    2/3/2017 11:03:36 AM, by HEALTHIER-TT

    I'm a little late in posting but better late than never. My goal to focus on this month is to keep moving. It is my goal to get in a minimum of 1... Read more

  • No Topic

    2/2/2017 10:07:09 AM, by CH64412010

    Typically when writing a blog in the past, I try to have a theme. No theme is coming to mind today. So, I'm just checking in. I am now down to 18... Read more

  • 30 Day Self-Challenge: Day Twenty-One

    2/1/2017 9:39:37 AM, by NARNIAROSE2003

    Worked late. Crazy case. Even after 25 years, it's amazing what people come up with in the name of parenting. *Sigh* Anywho - today is ... Read more

  • January Water Challenge

    1/31/2017 9:12:36 PM, by HEALTHIER-TT

    For January I focused on getting my 8 glasses of water daily. I did really well. There are 31 days in the month and I only fell short 10 days. Th... Read more

  • 30-Day Self Challenge: Day Twenty

    1/31/2017 8:58:23 AM, by NARNIAROSE2003

    Whew! Whatever dark cloud of a mood has been weighing me down seems to be gone today! I actually feel "normal" again. I wish I could explain i... Read more

  • 30 Day Self-Challenge: Day Nineteen

    1/30/2017 11:14:36 AM, by NARNIAROSE2003

    Still struggling with moodiness. Yesterday was pretty good in that I followed my plan to spend the day cooking some new recipes since I've been ... Read more

  • 30-Day Self Challenge: Day Seventeen

    1/28/2017 3:17:51 PM, by NARNIAROSE2003

    Hey guys. Been struggling this whole week and, of course, beating myself up about it. I took a step back today to try to see what's going on. ... Read more

  • 30-Day Challenge: Not a Good Day

    1/27/2017 1:53:49 PM, by NARNIAROSE2003

    Definitely not the worst mood I've ever been in, but not the best either. I have totally determined that being tired is my worst enemy. I am in t... Read more

  • 30-Day Challenge: Day Sixteen

    1/26/2017 8:40:57 AM, by NARNIAROSE2003

    I think the universe is doing its best to test my stress levels. I worked till about 11 o'clock last night. Then I couldn't sleep well for thinki... Read more

  • 30 Day Self-Challenge: Day Fifteen

    1/25/2017 2:02:34 PM, by NARNIAROSE2003

    Best cure for depression I know.... I GOT THIS. ... Read more

  • Gym

    1/25/2017 1:32:59 PM, by CH64412010

    I made it to the gym for a quick workout yesterday! Like I said before, these are getting few and far between when school is in session because o... Read more

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