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Let Them Eat Tangerines
12/16/2013 2:29:42 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Ok, so the original phrase was ďLet them eat cake,Ē which was first spoken by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, a Genevan philosopher in his autobiography,...  Read more

WILLBOYWONDER

New Start Page
10/21/2013 9:47:03 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Did you know Sparkpeople.com is getting a makeover? There's a new Start Page, and it's much more personalized than the old one. You probably have seen...  Read more

WILLBOYWONDER

Dealing With Bad Influences
4/16/2013 10:59:25 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Do you have bad influences around you that get in the way of your progress? If you say yes, then youíre not alone. Itís a common problem for pe...  Read more

WILLBOYWONDER

A Spoonful of Salt
4/5/2013 9:28:27 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Last night, I was reading a health report that indicated that we should limit our intake of salt to no more than one teaspoon per day. When you...  Read more

WILLBOYWONDER

April 2, 2013
4/2/2013 11:30:51 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I have been sort of down the last couple days not sure why. I did get in two really good work outs the last 2 days took Sunday completely off. I did n...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Friday, March 29, 2013
3/29/2013 11:00:37 AM,  6 COMMENTS

The weekend has started really good. I actually started mine yesterday. I went to lunch with a friend of mine. I need to go do something I haven't soc...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Friday Treat
3/29/2013 7:12:55 AM,  9 COMMENTS

So I ran across a Sparkpeople recipe, and my first reaction was, ďYouíve got to be kidding me.Ē But then, being an open-minded guy, I...  Read more

WILLBOYWONDER

Day 44
3/28/2013 1:23:17 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I find it kind of funny that my first major challenge comes on day 44 sense 44 is my favorite #. Last night at work was a mess Our truck was 2hrs late...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Staying On Track
3/28/2013 10:15:20 AM,  45 COMMENTS

How do you stay on track? I donít have to tell you how difficult it is to follow your eating plan and stay on target with your goals. Iím pr...  Read more

WILLBOYWONDER

Day 43
3/27/2013 11:07:30 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm just blogging to myself not so much for others to read. I hope if they do it helps them in some way, but I just need to keep myself focused. I hav...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Day 42
3/26/2013 10:34:17 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Was the day that I realized that no matter how many people pat you on the back. You still better be doing this for you. Which I am. If I learned anyth...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

40 days later
3/24/2013 3:27:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I had a goal to make it to the gym for 40 days in a row when I first started. Today was day 40 I'm just coming back from what I would call a lite work...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

I Did It!!
3/21/2013 9:57:26 AM,  5 COMMENTS

When I first started just over 30 days ago. I was doing 45-60 minutes on the elliptical I decided I would do something that had a real life feel to it...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Crossing The Threshold
3/20/2013 9:50:29 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Today's workout was a blast. I'm able to use elliptical machine without holding the had rail and I can turn it up to 85 %. I'm feeling better and thin...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

March 19, 2013
3/19/2013 9:36:38 AM,  1 COMMENTS

104 314 I left work late today, I'm one of those people who does not like when I get off my time frame. I don't freak out about it I just don't like...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

March 18, 2013
3/18/2013 10:44:08 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I had a good workout. I did what I went there to do. I'm still having a problem getting enough calories sometimes I'm just not hungry. 40...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Workout Music
3/18/2013 7:55:08 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Sparkpeople.com has sponsored recently-released oldies cardio workout music. Iím very particular when it comes to my cardio because I love my tr...  Read more

WILLBOYWONDER

March 17, 2013
3/17/2013 3:06:51 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm just coming back from the gym and visiting with my Dad. I think I finally have a workout routine that I plan on sticking with for awhile. I know t...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

March 15, 2013
3/15/2013 4:24:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm ready for the weekend. Last night at work was busy it was one of those days where I had to lead more than supervise. Which I actually like more. I...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Day 30
3/14/2013 10:23:12 AM,  2 COMMENTS

104 I've been at it now for 30 days. The scale has not moved much and I don't see much difference yet, but I feel different inside both mentally and p...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Visualization
3/13/2013 8:04:49 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I havenít posted here in quite a while. I've been a busy bee, though I've still maintained my healthy lifestyle during my Sparkpeople.com absenc...  Read more

WILLBOYWONDER

Getting Better
3/12/2013 10:11:01 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I increased my time on the steps by 5 min and still did it without touching the hand rails. I had a real good workout today I even added 3 knew exerci...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Carry Over
3/11/2013 9:56:42 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday I was down and did not feel up to working out. I had to push my way through and I did. Today I had a great workout I burned around 2,000 cal...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Don't Give Into Worry
3/10/2013 6:34:13 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I did almost that, I was not in the mood to workout, because I had a lot on my mind. Finally I forced myself to the gym. I Told myself I can th...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Who Am I?
3/8/2013 5:43:17 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I started this journey to lose weight, maybe to find a part of me that got lost. I was looking at a picture from when I was in the army a 18 year old...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

I FEEL GREAT
3/7/2013 10:56:33 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Why because I have gone 3 days in a row walking the steps and have not used the hand rails. I'm going to increase the amount of time I walk up and dow...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

First Sign of Progress
3/5/2013 9:27:37 AM,  6 COMMENTS

As part of my workout I walk up and down four flights of stairs at the end of my main cardio workout for about 10-15 min. I noticed today I was feelin...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Mask
3/4/2013 11:57:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

One of the themes in the Zoo Story is that we often hide behind mask. We live in a cage of our own creation and like the animals in the zoo we can tel...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

The Zoo Story
3/2/2013 11:59:53 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Is a play by Edward Albee. I had to read it as part of my american lit class in high school. I remember a line that has always stuck with me when your...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

overcoming people
2/28/2013 10:46:06 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I had someone try to discourage me at work. Instead of letting them get to me. I sat through the meeting and just talked with the other two supe...  Read more

LINEBACKER1968

Week 1, Day 7 of Shred Diet Plan - RESULTS!!!
2/23/2013 7:47:03 AM,  12 COMMENTS

First Week on Shred and weighed myself today, Day 7 since I will be away tomorrow. Excellent first week, stuck to diet very well. Had to c...  Read more

JMCKELLARS

Started Shred Today!!!
2/17/2013 10:38:47 AM,  1 COMMENTS

39 4 40 Off to a little rocky start. Took off some weight, but unfortunately, had a Birthday took off from exercise and eat tom much....  Read more

JMCKELLARS

back in the saddle
2/13/2013 3:17:58 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Back to basics .if you fall off a horse get back on .ya...  Read more

TWISTEDSTEELE

Down total 7.4lbs.
1/20/2013 5:55:22 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The progress continues as my commitment strength gains! Everything has come together and my daily eating habits and exercise are working we...  Read more

JMCKELLARS

Off to Good Start!
1/13/2013 11:30:05 AM,  1 COMMENTS

198 Starting off well with my exercise plan! 12 days into the year and 9 days of works outs complete... Will endeavor to continue with my...  Read more

JMCKELLARS

2013 To Return to Form!!!
12/30/2012 2:42:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Unfortunately I have reverted back to the old me and have gained my weight back plus some I had never had before. To the tone of 267lbs. Which I...  Read more

JMCKELLARS

Hurricane Sandy
10/27/2012 1:20:13 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Hello to all of my friends that happen to live out East...I have been hearing about hurricane Sandy and I am praying that you are all getting prepare...  Read more

HALLALUYAH

Was Water There?
8/24/2012 9:10:03 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I was out to dinner last night just minding my own buissness when all of a sudden saturated fats came in starring me down. Sure I was tempted to go an...  Read more

HALLALUYAH

steel-here
7/16/2012 11:35:53 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Good people I'm still fighting the good fight never going to quit I'm just to important. I have taken a good look at my plan& I think I made it better...  Read more

TWISTEDSTEELE

no longer do i stand in my way
5/20/2012 6:49:54 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The demonds I carry are. put to rest I let them out of the box this is the spring of cleaning...  Read more

TWISTEDSTEELE

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