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  • Another fresh start

    10/1/2014 11:40:17 AM, by KBEAR9963

    This year has not gone at all how I had hoped. I lost my job in June and its been all downhill from there. Losing my job brought about depression... Read more

  • Whole30 Begins Today!

    10/1/2014 5:31:30 AM, by BEARYMARE

    Today is already off to a fantastic start! I am super pumped about starting the new diet!! So far today I've had scrambled eggs with yellow... Read more

  • If you can't break it down, build it up

    9/30/2014 2:21:04 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    So today was my official first day of body building. It went great now I can't lift my arms up. I came to the decision after weighing myself on S... Read more

  • Back, Again.

    9/30/2014 10:11:03 AM, by BEARYMARE

    As you may be able to see I fell off the bandwagon again. I'm not going to let this get me down though! Tomorrow I'm going to start the Whole30. ... Read more

  • Life lesson

    9/26/2014 9:14:38 AM, by NUTSNUTSGETEM

    I got to the gym 15 minutes early today. I was really excited that I would get an extra 15 minutes on the treadmill. I chugging along at 38 min... Read more

  • Update 9/25/14

    9/25/2014 8:19:02 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Today has been a quite non eventful day, which in my life is most welcome. Little man didn't have school today so we spent the day together mostl... Read more

  • "He'll regret it till his dying day, if ever he lives that long."

    9/25/2014 9:18:38 AM, by NUTSNUTSGETEM

    The Quiet Man - How can you not love that movie? But, I'm feeling a bit like that line right now. Feeling a little emboldened by the progress I... Read more

  • Fresh Start

    9/14/2014 1:34:19 PM, by MANGAN64

    Hi joined this site 12 months ago didnt make a go of it last time around back for fresh start hope to be successful this time... Read more

  • Sad Money

    9/11/2014 3:16:14 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Well this week has been one of blessings and sadness. I finally got my old company to pay out the vacation days and bereavement they owed me whic... Read more

  • Trouble in paradise

    9/6/2014 8:27:21 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    So I weighed myself today and I have gained 2 pounds! I'm set back by this because I counted every calorie, drank my water, and exercised. I'm no... Read more

  • Jesus conquered death, hell and obesity!?

    9/2/2014 3:52:16 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    When a person embarks on a journey in their lives they like to attribute the lessons learned to something bigger than themselves. For the fol... Read more

  • You find out who your accountability partners are

    9/1/2014 1:58:47 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Today was the first day of my health journey and I have to say it started out fantastic! I ate extremely well and exercised a lot of self control... Read more

  • My Birthday Blog!

    8/25/2014 8:16:21 PM, by HYATTI1

    Tomorrow is my Birthday....Happy Birthday to me. I feel so blessed and thankful for all that I have and the family and friends I have that share ... Read more

  • Slower day today

    8/18/2014 9:23:49 AM, by FHIOSAT

    My energy levels are quite low today. I know that if my levels are slightly dipped that exercise can help boost them but today they are lower tha... Read more

  • Re-starting

    8/17/2014 1:34:29 PM, by DIPLOMOMMY

    I keep thinking of the 'choose your hard' adage I read last month on SP. I was so full of enthusiasm and got off to such a great start in June. ... Read more

  • Day 1 of 8 cups of water

    8/17/2014 12:17:03 PM, by HAWKTHREE

    I rarely drink much water and after a couple years of seeing the recommendation, I decided to work on this yesterday. Perfect day to do so a... Read more

  • Feeling a bit tired

    8/17/2014 9:18:54 AM, by FHIOSAT

    So it's Day 5 of my new healthy lifestyle! Didn't sleep much last night. A friend is staying for the weekend. I was very healthy all day - had a ... Read more

  • I just realized I have the technology to do my own exercise video

    8/15/2014 2:11:31 PM, by HAWKTHREE

    No ... they won't be shared. My wrists gave up the good fight a long time ago. I stopped enjoying yoga classes because so many of them incl... Read more

  • Starting yet again but this time it's different!

    8/15/2014 8:00:37 AM, by FHIOSAT

    So I'm back yet again trying to lose weight. I recently found out that I'm coeliac, which made me think about the strain I put on my body when I ... Read more

  • Making Sense out of nothing at all.

    8/14/2014 6:31:22 PM, by HYATTI1

    I am not sure if I am procrastinating or just slogging they both feel about the same when it comes to results. I know I go all out and make all ... Read more

  • Gym time

    8/4/2014 2:15:13 PM, by DIPLOMOMMY

    We joined a local gym just across the street from our house. It's not very big, but it sure is convenient. I can walk there in 3 minutes, and i... Read more

  • Baggy Clothing

    7/29/2014 1:52:59 AM, by DIPLOMOMMY

    Yesterday I put on the one pair of work pants I brought in my suitcases, and though they have never been snug or form-fitting, yesterday I notice... Read more

  • New Approach

    7/28/2014 9:21:49 PM, by MICHICKO

    So apparently I haven't been keeping up with my former plan. I have decided to simplify. I now plan to take 3000 steps a day until it becomes eas... Read more

  • What a stubborn notch!

    7/28/2014 1:05:20 PM, by HAWKTHREE

    A couple weeks ago, I blogged that I was approaching the 150 pound notch on the scale in the fitness center. The following week my weight went u... Read more

  • Accomplishing two things at once

    7/25/2014 9:32:10 AM, by ANLAOCH

    For the longest time, I never considered cleaning my house a form of exercise, neither cardio or strength. Through SparkPeople, I have found tha... Read more

  • Slow Progress

    7/25/2014 8:51:19 AM, by DIPLOMOMMY

    We are making baby steps towards settling in and getting back into some semblance of a normal routine, even a temporary one. I haven't bel... Read more

  • Windows 10???

    7/24/2014 2:26:38 PM, by -COURT-

    What should I do? I have Windows 9, but according to Ancesry.com : 'We’re making updates that may impact your Ancestry experience. Certain ... Read more

  • A Grocery Shopping Adventure

    7/24/2014 11:29:36 AM, by ANLAOCH

    This morning I had to do the grocery shopping for myself and my two kids (age 14 and 24). It is not a task I really enjoy because of all the tem... Read more

  • Hurry up and wait! The perfect snack disaster for me

    7/22/2014 8:16:29 AM, by HAWKTHREE

    This summer has shown me a snack pattern I didn't realize I had. I'm a project manager by craft, so I spend a lot of time with a task list makin... Read more

  • I'm Back!

    7/20/2014 4:26:56 AM, by DIPLOMOMMY

    Last week ended up being every bit as tough as I had expected. Our last days in the last post were frantic, trying to tie up all the loose ends ... Read more

  • LIFE

    7/19/2014 12:35:35 PM, by GEMINICHIK

    1. When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. – Helen Keller. 2. If you can’t... Read more


    7/18/2014 8:37:06 PM, by GEMINICHIK

    Heavenly Father, Whether we are at work or at play, sitting quietly alone or hanging out with others,running errands or doing chores, no matter... Read more


    7/17/2014 7:26:04 PM, by GEMINICHIK

    To be successful, including this weight loss journey, it comes down to two simple questions: What do you want out of life? What are you willing t... Read more

  • Closure

    7/17/2014 12:55:16 PM, by HAWKTHREE

    I got news this morning that someone who had caused a traumatic event in 1963 dropped dead from an aneurysm. I hope that most of their neg... Read more


    7/16/2014 7:02:43 PM, by GEMINICHIK

    The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find... Read more

  • Tough Week Behind, Ahead

    7/14/2014 6:25:15 AM, by DIPLOMOMMY

    When I said all of those farewell dinner parties were taking their toll, I wasn't kidding. I was pretty darn deflated last week when I checked t... Read more

  • Keeping Motivated

    7/13/2014 6:49:25 PM, by MARXELLA

    Sometimes I wonder if it is just the goals I set for myself that keeps me motivated. Like without an 'event' would I try as hard? Or do I need... Read more

  • Keeping Motivated

    7/13/2014 6:49:24 PM, by MARXELLA

    Sometimes I wonder if it is just the goals I set for myself that keeps me motivated. Like without an 'event' would I try as hard? Or do I need... Read more

  • Keeping Motivated

    7/13/2014 6:49:24 PM, by MARXELLA

    Sometimes I wonder if it is just the goals I set for myself that keeps me motivated. Like without an 'event' would I try as hard? Or do I need... Read more

  • Pay Attention

    7/13/2014 1:08:09 PM, by GEMINICHIK

    "When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which... Read more

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