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  • Week One of Spark Coach / Week 3 of Fall Challenge - Can Life Get Any Better?

    10/12/2015 7:58:38 PM, by CGPS1795

    I finished my first week with Spark Coach, even signed up for the full year! I'm also part of the Fall Challenge. I decided to add SparkCoach b... Read more

  • Reflecting on Weekly Reports Etc!

    10/11/2015 5:10:37 PM, by CGPS1795

    I just started looking at the fitness and exercise weekly digests from my various teams. I see I'm at the top of the list on a lot of them! Wha... Read more

  • Going in the right direction!!! 10/10/2015

    10/10/2015 11:20:58 PM, by CGPS1795

    OK, Carl, you're going in the right direction, weight wise! Weigh-in results: 276.4 Body Mass Index 43.4, Body Fat 59.9%, Muscle 31.5%, Water ... Read more

  • Trying to get back on track

    10/8/2015 10:48:55 PM, by CGPS1795

    I guess it's harder than I expected getting fully back on target after being sick. I'm trying to balance too many things all at once. It was ea... Read more

  • A bit of a set back

    10/7/2015 10:30:07 PM, by CGPS1795

    Last week I was sick three days and fell behind on my exercise workouts, and subsequently gained 2..4 pounds! I was really bummed, when I finall... Read more

  • Sunday, Day 2 of the Fall Challenge 9/27/2015

    9/27/2015 10:13:55 PM, by CGPS1795

    Feeling better today and working hard at making all my daily goals. Not being on top of the world has affected my energy level today. I'm strug... Read more

  • Beginning the Fall Challenge

    9/26/2015 11:06:12 AM, by CGPS1795

    Whee! It's the beginning of the Fall Challenge - Day 1. I started this actually five weeks ago and I've gotten rid of another two pounds since l... Read more

  • Just a few more hours

    9/25/2015 10:48:36 PM, by CGPS1795

    Fall Challenge begins at midnight tonight / tomorrow morning! It's exciting getting ready to push off. Some of the prep stuff was a bit d... Read more

  • Effects of Aging

    9/24/2015 10:53:49 PM, by CGPS1795

    Turns out I am getting older! My body, particularly my cervical spine. But I started seeing a chiropractor who is going to try to help me get s... Read more

  • My Knees hurt!

    9/23/2015 1:13:28 PM, by CGPS1795

    Three more days to the start of the Fall Challenge and I've got knee, neck and back pains! Well I've gotten half an hour of workout exercise in ... Read more

  • Really tired tonight

    9/19/2015 11:15:21 PM, by CGPS1795

    Didn't sleep well last night, had to get the handi van in for oil change and tire rotation. Tried a nap but didn't really sleep just rested. Ex... Read more

  • I'm in a much better mood - And it's Weigh-In Day

    9/18/2015 7:15:53 PM, by CGPS1795

    On the Interim Challenge this was the 4th week weigh-in and I got rid of 7 pounds total. I'm stoked! So that's 2.5% in 4 weeks. Additionally my... Read more

  • Just for fun go to a deposition

    9/17/2015 11:01:40 PM, by CGPS1795

    OK yesterday was another one of those days. Been having a lot of those lately. Big thing is I haven't let them interrupt my exercise routine. ... Read more

  • Another Rough Day

    9/15/2015 12:00:14 AM, by CGPS1795

    I had to be up early, do a lot of running around (in car) doctor and dentist. But I managed to get 71 workout minutes in! But today I'm achy and... Read more

  • Rough Day today

    9/12/2015 10:38:44 PM, by CGPS1795

    Interim Challenge weigh-in today. Results: Weight: 277.4 BMI: 43.5 Body Fat: 60.1% Muscle: 31.5% Water: 36.0% So that's about ... Read more

  • Back on track (with Spark People Activity Tracker)

    9/10/2015 10:59:59 AM, by CGPS1795

    I would encourage anybody who is fighting the Battle of the Bulge to get an activity tracker of some sort! It really helps by providing positive... Read more

  • I miss the SPAT and all its advantages

    9/8/2015 10:52:02 AM, by CGPS1795

    Retraced my steps to see if my activity tracker had been found. It hadn't. Didn't find it in the garden either. I miss all the extra det... Read more

  • mI miss my little friend!

    9/6/2015 11:44:25 PM, by CGPS1795

    Well it happened yet again, I lost my Spark People Activity Tracker! Hopefully it fell off somewhere in the garden. Spent 5 hours working out t... Read more

  • Great News

    9/5/2015 11:54:51 PM, by CGPS1795

    This was weigh-in day, lost another 2.2 pounds!! Total of 5.4 lost so far. Trying more things to get moving. Tonight I'm a bit sore, but likin... Read more

  • Moving around

    9/4/2015 11:50:14 PM, by CGPS1795

    Well I decided it was time to kick up the activity level another notch. I worked outside for over two hours. i made an amazing discovery, it di... Read more

  • Another hot day

    9/3/2015 11:07:16 PM, by CGPS1795

    It was another hot day but I got my, but I still managed to get over an hour of workout exercise! I thought it was only an hour, or I would have... Read more

  • I surprised myself

    9/2/2015 11:43:08 PM, by CGPS1795

    I decided that I would take up developing my upper body by exercising my whole body. But after starting this venture I started getting my usual ... Read more

  • It's been a hot day

    9/1/2015 6:46:31 PM, by CGPS1795

    In spite of everything, I got up and out for exercise. Rough sticking on target though.... Read more

  • Always a special night

    8/31/2015 11:08:42 PM, by CGPS1795

    This is the night I spent with my mother before she died in my arm September 1, 1966. Now I am at peace because I know she is at peace and resti... Read more

  • Increasing goals

    8/30/2015 10:26:10 PM, by CGPS1795

    One of my Spark Buddies explained what LTGL meant in conjunction with our challenge. Based on that I decided that I'd increase my step goal by 5... Read more

  • Why am I pushing so hard at 67?

    8/29/2015 9:49:17 PM, by CGPS1795

    I was asking myself the above question for a while now. My answer has a lot to do with my faith and my responsibilities. I believe that I am he... Read more

  • Committed to Fall 5% Challenge

    8/26/2015 11:07:37 PM, by CGPS1795

    OK I did it now! I'm going to do this. On the interim challenge currently and will move into the Fall Challenge. Let's do it Carl!!!!!... Read more

  • Joined Champions in the Kitchen Interim Challenge

    8/25/2015 11:40:38 PM, by CGPS1795

    Tonight I actually set a goal of 225, in addition to a goal of 265 by Nov 30, 2015. Made another eggplant dish with black beans from Spark R... Read more

  • I've made a commitment

    8/23/2015 9:56:49 PM, by CGPS1795

    I decided to join Champions in the Kitchen and do the Interim Challenge. I even managed to take Mark for ice cream at our favorite dairy farm, a... Read more

  • Got over my morning issues!

    8/21/2015 11:31:46 PM, by CGPS1795

    Well look at that, from all the aches and pains of this morning turned into over 10,000 steps. I even did 44 minutes of workouts! Im tired ... Read more

  • It's a new day!

    8/21/2015 10:51:42 AM, by CGPS1795

    Happy Friday. I'm really achy today, and trying to get motivated to hit the exercises and the daily routine. Morning meds haven't kicked in yet... Read more

  • I found this encouraging

    8/19/2015 11:23:19 AM, by CGPS1795

    Sorry I didn't post anything yesterday. Had to take spouse for a colonoscopy! And we all know the prep for that! We are both okay and life is ... Read more

  • results

    8/15/2015 12:42:14 PM, by BIBS4664

    Well, the eye doc said I haven't read this well for years. The heart doc said i made her day. I lost 23 lbs on her scale, my cholesterol is below... Read more

  • New Chalenge

    8/13/2015 8:27:46 PM, by CGPS1795

    Today I was invited to co-lead a Team, and I finished the August 2015 50 mile Challenge. Im trying to push myself to do more each day. Im excit... Read more

  • Why is it always August?

    8/13/2015 12:44:21 PM, by LVL20MAGIKARP

    You may have noticed I tend to drop off the planet from time to time. Maybe it's a few days, sometimes it's a few months, but sometimes it is a y... Read more

  • Really Moving!!

    8/3/2015 11:50:28 PM, by CGPS1795

    I might not be loosing the pounds right now. but I'm overcoming my excuses for not exercising! I thought I hit an all time high in step goal, but... Read more

  • I am really stoked!!!!

    7/28/2015 8:39:06 PM, by CGPS1795

    Came in from evening workout walk and discovered that I'd passed the 10,000 step mark! I'm excited that I've gotten started on the August Spark ... Read more

  • 30%

    7/16/2015 1:16:05 PM, by BIBS4664

    I heard from my doctor. I am 30% better than I was when I was hospitalized. I have a realistic chance of being free from the 24 hr oxygen. He se... Read more

  • Day 2

    7/8/2015 7:21:55 PM, by MARVEEME

    Two days in a row here logging my food and exercise. Must set a reminder for tomorrow. It will become 2nd nature to me again soon. Nutbuck... Read more

  • Back to the beginning.

    7/7/2015 10:18:45 PM, by MARVEEME

    It's been a wild ride these past few years, and I now must reclaim my life. Been filling in with old bad habits of emotional eating. I'm puttin... Read more

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