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  • Scales moving in the right direction!

    11/20/2014 3:17:39 PM, by MSPEACHYJONES

    Phew! the scales ARE moving in the right direction! That is a MASSIVE relief! Basically I like to avoid weighing myself too frequently as ... Read more

  • Notre Dame Bucket List trip

    11/17/2014 12:26:18 PM, by NUTSNUTSGETEM

    Ever since I was a little kid, I have wanted to go to Notre Dame for a football game. You grow up Irish Catholic, it's on your list. When it wa... Read more

  • Parkrun - the result

    11/17/2014 7:17:48 AM, by DUBLINROSE

    Finally got my email today to tell me that I ran/walked my first 5k in 45 mins 53 secs. Not a great time but a start and something official ... Read more

  • My first Parkrun

    11/15/2014 3:44:57 AM, by DUBLINROSE

    Super excited this morning. I am finally going on my first ever Parkrun. Parkrun is a free, timed, 5k event that takes place ... Read more

  • Goal Weight Achieved!

    11/13/2014 8:48:15 AM, by RONNIMICHELLE

    This morning I weighed myself and...drumroll please....I finally reached my goal weight: 129.0 pounds! It has taken me since 2007 to do this. I'm... Read more

  • Healthy alternative to ice cream

    11/12/2014 1:48:08 PM, by RUAIRIKEANE87

    I am currently doing a project for college about consumer insights and developing a marketing plan for a product that is based on those insights.... Read more

  • My admiration and appreciation of my Sparkfriends is real

    11/12/2014 12:07:37 PM, by NUTSNUTSGETEM

    One of my Sparkfriends was needing some motivation today and I relayed something from this weekend that each of you needs to know about too. ... Read more

  • Think happy

    11/11/2014 12:59:56 PM, by -COURT-

    It isnít what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.Ē ... Read more

  • Checking In

    11/9/2014 10:22:50 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    It's been a few since I posted a blog on here, but I just wanted to let everyone know I'm doing alright. I lost 12 pounds this week so I'm feelin... Read more

  • Quitting smoking, meditation update

    11/5/2014 1:51:13 PM, by MSPEACHYJONES

    OK, So I haven't been keeping up with my sparking.... To be honest I found the first week or so a bit disheartening. This was mainly be... Read more

  • I am 60 and...

    11/3/2014 12:23:15 AM, by PEGGY-BEE

    today I joined a gym for the very first time. Soon I hope to post Ireland pictures. It was wonderful.... Read more

  • We interrupt this program........

    11/1/2014 8:54:18 PM, by KBEAR9963

    We interrupt this program due to health issues. I made it through most of October and did really well, but it all came to an abrupt halt when I d... Read more

  • To enter or not to enter

    10/28/2014 12:37:49 PM, by DUBLINROSE

    So earlier this year I ran my second half marathon. It was horrendous I got through it but boy was it hard and after I remembered a... Read more

  • Motivation ideas

    10/23/2014 8:16:43 PM, by KBEAR9963

    I realized today that when I'm working the hardest and accomplishing the most, it seems to be when I'm listening to music. With that in mind, I a... Read more

  • The Results Are In

    10/22/2014 10:46:34 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    So today started with me calling into work because I had pulled my back out again doing dishes last night (lifting crockpot). It ended up being a... Read more

  • Feeling accomplished

    10/22/2014 7:40:20 PM, by KBEAR9963

    I got a lot accomplished today. I incorporated my workout into my daily chores. I did all the laundry, which led to climbing 10 flights of stairs... Read more

  • Bracing for Winter

    10/22/2014 5:41:42 AM, by RONNIMICHELLE

    Currently worring about, trying to anticipate and plan for the challenges to diet and exercise that accompany the winter months. Days are shorter... Read more

  • Cold but motivated

    10/21/2014 3:39:39 PM, by KBEAR9963

    It's really chilly today, so I've been trying to stay inside today. I'm doing all my workouts and having soup and hot cocoa to warm me up. Genera... Read more

  • Back to basics

    10/20/2014 5:44:32 PM, by KBEAR9963

    The beginning of a new week and I'm back on track. Family day was awesome yesterday but now it's time to get back to my journey. I got up and did... Read more

  • A positive spin on a negative day

    10/19/2014 9:45:09 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I worked the early shift this morning and helped unload the truck I was doing great even out working the guys. I started to process the men's clo... Read more

  • Problematic Emotion #1 - Anger

    10/19/2014 9:18:25 PM, by GIRLONTHEWING-

    Emotions.. They are tricky. I would like to share with you a pictorial representation of my day today: Read more

  • Family day

    10/19/2014 6:07:24 PM, by KBEAR9963

    Today is going to be all about my family. We have been spending the day together, laughing and just having fun. It was a stressful week for us, w... Read more

  • My Grandson Gets Married.

    10/19/2014 5:07:56 PM, by HYATTI1

    I wanted to share my Grandsons wedding with some of my SPARK friends. We had a wonderful Country Wedding. Right down to the groom and his party ... Read more

  • Break time

    10/18/2014 1:16:00 PM, by KBEAR9963

    I did most of my exercises today, but I have decided to take the rest of the day off. I was up most of the night worrying about my son. He has qu... Read more

  • Not how I wanted to spend my day

    10/17/2014 8:07:43 PM, by KBEAR9963

    As many of you may know, through my blogs, I suffer from chronic MRSA in the form if severe abscesses that, more often than not, require incising... Read more

  • Update

    10/17/2014 7:57:16 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I just wanted to make a post to give everyone an update for work and sports injury. I was told today that I did not get the position at work, but... Read more

  • A day of thought and decisions

    10/16/2014 5:00:55 PM, by KBEAR9963

    I spent much of my day planning next month's goals. I went through several 30 day challenge ideas, so I could come up with next month's exercise ... Read more

  • 2 week weigh-in

    10/15/2014 1:36:56 PM, by KBEAR9963

    I'm a full 2weeks into my journey and I'm feeling good about my current progress. I didn't lose any weight this week, but I did lose another 2 in... Read more

  • I did a scary thing!

    10/15/2014 1:07:24 PM, by GIRLONTHEWING-

    In complete contrast to yesterday's blog, I bring you a new and exciting development in my activity repertoire (inspired by the good people setti... Read more

  • I am a warrior

    10/14/2014 4:14:38 PM, by KBEAR9963

    As a young girl, I was plaqued with frequent upper respiratory infections and tonsilitis. As I grew older, I acquired asthma and diabetes. Nowada... Read more

  • Mind Over Matter

    10/14/2014 2:31:43 PM, by GIRLONTHEWING-

    First, I guess I should thank you for taking the time to read this. You might have gathered already that I am a 27 year old female living in Irel... Read more

  • Day one of Reboot and Quitting Smoking!

    10/13/2014 2:02:08 PM, by MSPEACHYJONES

    Phew! the day I was dreading is here! For months now I'd set today as my day to quit smoking and have been getting more and more nervous abo... Read more

  • Setting limits

    10/13/2014 12:41:52 PM, by KBEAR9963

    I've been trying to be realistic regarding my weight loss journey. I know how much I want and need to lose, but, like everyone else, I want it go... Read more

  • Day 13 of 100

    10/12/2014 9:50:01 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I worked the early shift today at Bass Pro and one of the team leads that applied for the same position as me looks at me and says "It's pretty w... Read more

  • Day 12 of 100

    10/12/2014 9:29:10 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I apologize for yet another late blog it has been a whirlwind on my side of the world. I closed last night and by the time I got home it was extr... Read more

  • Better than I thought

    10/12/2014 3:50:01 PM, by KBEAR9963

    I feel like I went a little overboard with my eating yesterday so, against my better judgment, I got on the scale this morning and found I lost a... Read more

  • Mystery solved

    10/11/2014 6:57:37 PM, by KBEAR9963

    I got up this morning feeling completely refreshed. I got my workout done and decided to spend some time on my family tree. My dad always knew he... Read more

  • Day 11 of 100

    10/10/2014 9:39:38 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I had a pretty good day today. Work went by quickly but I did find out there is a lot of politics taking place with the team leader position I ap... Read more

  • Day 10 of 100

    10/10/2014 9:33:37 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Sorry for posting this a day late yesterday was one of those days when I had a ton of stuff to do and not enough time to do them in. I had the da... Read more

  • The return! Same measurements different weight? new goals!

    10/10/2014 2:27:53 PM, by MSPEACHYJONES

    HELLO!!! Wow I have missed the SP community SO MUCH!! I know SP works for me and I really think I'm going to need it over the next few ... Read more

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