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  • Pictures as promised: costumes

    10/31/2014 10:14:12 PM, by ROBBIEMARIE

    I promised some sparkers pictures of costumes I made for my granddaughters this year. They live on the east coast and the west coast while I liv... Read more

  • Halloween at work

    10/31/2014 9:16:57 AM, by PMRUNNER

    I was psyched to see the teaching schedule, because I get to teach on Halloween. We have a fun program, it isn't unusual to see folks dressed up... Read more

  • Still A Good Day

    10/30/2014 11:38:11 PM, by MCJULIEO

    While I didn't have quite the accomplishments of yesterday, it was still a very good day, even if I DID sit in Austin traffic for an hour.... but... Read more

  • Not Giving Up

    10/30/2014 4:40:03 PM, by LEATON1900

    I thought I had given up. I had fallen so far off track that I didn't think I could recover. But, I have finally realized that I just canít le... Read more

  • Stopping repeated negative thoughts

    10/30/2014 8:59:13 AM, by OLDEROWL

    The Power Of Positivity If your struggling to fight off negative thoughts that keep occurring then remember the five Sís: 1. Sense the nega... Read more

  • Day of Accomplishments

    10/29/2014 11:18:48 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Oh, how I love getting a lot done from my To Do list! Today I: VOTED EARLY (major accomplishment!) Found just the right gift wrap ... Read more

  • Turn negative thoughts into positive action

    10/29/2014 8:47:54 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Experiencing setbacks and having stressful situations is a fact of life. In order to avoid feelings of being over whelmed by stress and to make p... Read more

  • almost a social faux paws

    10/29/2014 2:57:15 PM, by APONI_KB

    My little buddy and I run in the mornings before I leave for work and he spends the day doing important business like napping and barking at noth... Read more

  • Asian Market

    10/28/2014 11:48:16 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I had some extra time in Austin today and so, since I had a two year old with me, I went to the area's biggest Asian grocery store, and it provid... Read more

  • Birthday Presents

    10/28/2014 9:59:10 PM, by HUSKERGIRL72

    Yesterday was my birthday and the present I wanted to give myself was to be 20 lbs lighter. Well, that did not happen, I have only made it 18 lb... Read more

  • maybe this works

    10/28/2014 9:31:39 PM, by APONI_KB

    My running buddy is 6 years old today. this is how this all started <... Read more

  • swim times :)

    10/27/2014 3:57:11 PM, by BLUEJEDIBUBBLES

    So today I remember to time myself while swimming laps at the Y. My average time from one of the pool and back is 3 minutes, 10 seconds. That's... Read more

  • Thanks for support - 2 pounds gone

    10/27/2014 6:51:59 AM, by AROCHFORD

    Hey guys thank you so much for the support. I lost two pounds this week. Mainly eating in moderation and lots of veggies! Exercise not consiste... Read more

  • Wish I'd Made a Video

    10/26/2014 11:37:29 PM, by MCJULIEO

    I live in a tourist destination, and this weekend was a busy one since the Texas Clay Festival (all things related to pottery and pottery crafts)... Read more

  • kind of a slow ride today but it wasn't my fault

    10/26/2014 5:08:20 PM, by APONI_KB

    It's really nice outside, a little too nice really. Hubs headed off for some hard core marathon running person training run. I took the dog for a... Read more

  • ok we voted

    10/26/2014 8:57:17 AM, by APONI_KB

    Thanks to the miracle of DVR we skip as many political ads as possible but really once you vote, shouldn't you be able to block them from coming ... Read more

  • Apologies to my SP friends

    10/25/2014 11:14:05 PM, by ZERO2HERO

    There are a few apologies I feel should be out there, but really let's just get down to it: I have let myself go. It's time to start th... Read more

  • Fat girl melt down

    10/25/2014 10:27:37 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I feel like so many old negative wounds have been stirred up thru this pregnancy. I wrote in my last blog about the manager saying to the custome... Read more

  • Learning

    10/25/2014 7:58:26 PM, by SAGE150

    Today I ate too many calories, but I stopped myself from binging so I am proud of that. I recognized why I was eating. My anxiety was high. I ... Read more

  • My Current Go To Meal

    10/25/2014 4:04:04 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Even though I have a couple of really excellent Eat Out Meals (like the healthy choices at Panda Express, and salads at Freebirds or Chipotle), ... Read more

  • morning dog walk in the neighborhood

    10/25/2014 11:26:04 AM, by APONI_KB

    So the sun's up who wants to go for a walk? ... Read more

  • Priorities

    10/25/2014 12:53:11 AM, by MCJULIEO

    My computer is acting up again, Freezing up when I least expect it, and least want it... But I'm okay with it because I got to hold my grand... Read more

  • You can be organized now

    10/24/2014 7:37:49 PM, by OLDEROWL

    You can be organized in no time. Decide now what is important in your life and what can be let go of to make room for what is important. As my ti... Read more

  • Semi-annual fitness test success

    10/24/2014 3:31:24 PM, by PMRUNNER

    It is that time of year again, time for the semi-annual army physical fitness test. We have been having some cold, windy, wet weather lately. T... Read more

  • Planning...

    10/24/2014 9:14:06 AM, by CALLIKIA

    So, I'm sitting with myself in the car this morning asking myself: "How do I get this going? What has worked before? What can still work with w... Read more

  • I bailed on my half for math reasons

    10/24/2014 8:24:40 AM, by APONI_KB

    Hubs is running a marathon next month. I usually run the half but I've had to face the cold, hard truth that I'm just not ready for it. I h... Read more

  • Useful

    10/22/2014 10:07:36 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It feels SO GOOD to be useful to someone who really needs it! I spent the afternoon with my daughter in law, the one who just had the baby a... Read more

  • Back Again

    10/22/2014 8:53:00 AM, by CALLIKIA

    Ready for more torture... HA! Okay, no, seriously. I need to do something. I need to get my head on straight. It's going to be baby ... Read more

  • My First Post-Injury Race

    10/21/2014 5:38:33 PM, by GLADGAD

    Last Sunday I did my first race 15 weeks after breaking my ankle - a 5K. I wanted to finish in less than 33:00 minutes, but finished around 33:0... Read more

  • Fighting the urge to break a healthy habit

    10/21/2014 9:15:04 AM, by OLDEROWL

    The main reason we break a habit (especially if its a new habit) is that it can be easy to switch to a different task (or contrary old habit) and... Read more

  • Coming to an end

    10/21/2014 9:00:25 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    My due date is a little over 3 weeks away. He's been growing in leaps and bounds lately. I have an appointment this morning, from here on out I s... Read more

  • Brain Plan

    10/20/2014 10:48:59 PM, by MCJULIEO

    With the arrival of this latest grandchild, I am finding it hard to concentrate..... and while I don't actually have any real responsibility in r... Read more


    10/20/2014 10:23:36 PM, by HUSKERGIRL72

    Daily, Weekly, and Monthly, I measure. My food, my weight, and my body, I measure them. It is to keep me accountable and to give me the proof th... Read more

  • Still hanging in there

    10/20/2014 8:52:18 PM, by BLUEJEDIBUBBLES

    So I've been swimming laps in the pool at the Y. Really enjoying it. I'm doing 4 laps-from one end of the pool and back-4 times before I stop a... Read more

  • Trying to add stretching to my day with Spark.

    10/19/2014 3:45:05 PM, by TRUCKER72

    I decided last Monday (my Thanksgiving) that I was going to put my time on Sparkpeople to even more work for me...I decided that before I logged ... Read more

  • a day at the cabin

    10/19/2014 11:05:26 AM, by APONI_KB

    I wish we had time to stay all weekend but it was just a day trip up to the cabin. The leaves are at peak so it was really crowded. We had plans ... Read more

  • Wake up call

    10/19/2014 8:06:44 AM, by AROCHFORD

    I wish I could say I don't know how it happened but I do 266 pounds. Yep 266. It took a chest infection and a bout with dengue back to back to w... Read more

  • close call yesterday

    10/18/2014 8:06:29 AM, by APONI_KB

    Yesterday I hit day 15 of 100. The plan was to savor just two bites of something when you are really craving it. That may work for some peo... Read more

  • Journey to the THIN SIDE

    10/17/2014 8:27:19 PM, by HUSKERGIRL72

    I have been the "big girl" all my life. I am not looking to be super model thin and I think that if I get really thin that I would not think I w... Read more

  • It's A Baby!!

    10/16/2014 11:24:37 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Grandbaby born this morning..... mother and child doing well, as are daddy and assorted family and friends. When you hold your baby in your ... Read more

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