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  • Obviously not a habit yet

    12/17/2014 8:25:01 AM, by JUDIES

    Starting over again. I lost the habit of coming here to log food and fitness first, then I lost the habit of writing everything in my paper jour... Read more

  • Day 4

    12/13/2014 11:07:52 AM, by JUDIES

    My scale is showing I am .9 away from this week's goal. I should reach it by Monday. My calories are super high for yesterday. Either there i... Read more

  • Day 3

    12/12/2014 10:20:01 AM, by JUDIES

    Got my calories down yesterday. Increased my fiber. Fat is still a little high, but not by much. Didn't get my workout in yet this morning. I... Read more

  • Day 2 - Finding motivation

    12/11/2014 1:10:56 PM, by JUDIES

    I've been looking for that motivator that will keep me going. In the past the best motivator was being part of a challenge group or training for... Read more

  • Day 2

    12/11/2014 10:14:13 AM, by JUDIES

    Much better on my calories and fat yesterday. Still need to increase my fiber. No workout - didn't feel well. Still don't feel well today,... Read more

  • Day 1

    12/10/2014 9:42:58 AM, by JUDIES

    Filled in the tracker for yesterday. I can see I am high on calories and ate too much fat. Good feedback so I can adjust. I was most successfu... Read more

  • The journey continues

    12/9/2014 11:48:44 AM, by JUDIES

    I had a very successful beginning to the year. Then I think my body started to really enter peri-menopause, at least that's what the test result... Read more

  • To my PRECIOUS SP friends

    11/27/2014 6:47:27 PM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    I just wanted to say hello and I MISS you all! I've been pretty much inactive on SP for at least a 18 months. TOO long! And I need help! ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving week

    11/25/2014 1:31:55 PM, by AP17182

    This week makes me nervous. It is so easy to eat too much at family dinners and we have two on Thanksgiving day. I went to the gym yesterday ... Read more

  • Nutrition Tips and Supplements for Insomnia

    11/18/2014 6:53:15 AM, by LILY8486

    sp?id=876&page=2 Is a good night’s sleep eluding you? Tossing and turn... Read more

  • excited

    11/10/2014 6:33:31 PM, by AP17182

    I weighed in today. It has been 2 weeks since I weighed in due to a sick household. I lost 9 pounds!! That takes me to 33 pounds lost now. Mad... Read more

  • Over 110 Cardio WorkOut Ideas

    11/2/2014 6:08:05 AM, by LILY8486

    Anything from the extensive list below that meets the intensity and time guidelines above can count as aerobic exercise! At The Gym ... Read more

  • exhausted

    10/7/2014 12:11:24 PM, by AP17182

    I have been really exhausted these last couple of weeks. I just can't seem to find any energy. I am having problems sleeping. I am sill going t... Read more

  • What SparkPeople means to me

    10/6/2014 10:45:48 PM, by VRCATON

    SparkPeople has been a part of my life for a little over 7 years now. It has helped me focus on my health, not my weight. The people on Spark h... Read more

  • new week

    9/22/2014 7:24:49 PM, by AP17182

    So today is weigh in day....I lost 3 more pounds! I feel really great right now! I am on the right track and it seems to be getting easier to... Read more

  • Today

    9/15/2014 6:17:53 PM, by AP17182

    Today I weighed and lost 3 more pounds. I don't feel well, but I still went to the gym! I am making progress mentally and that is a big step for ... Read more

  • this week

    9/13/2014 11:56:58 PM, by AP17182

    This week I feel pretty good about myself. I have a long way to go, but I already see progress. I weighed on Monday and I had lost 3 pounds. I w... Read more

  • Here I go again

    9/7/2014 3:33:41 PM, by AP17182

    Well I am trying to lose weight once again. I plan to actually keep it off this time. This time I do have support from my family. I am tracking... Read more

  • Some Musings

    9/7/2014 12:33:05 PM, by LILY8486

    Borrowed this from another friend: S...“Self confidence is the most attractive quality a person can have. How can anyone see how awesome you... Read more

  • Remembrance

    8/22/2014 6:37:00 AM, by LILY8486

    SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS: When you fail to accomplish what you set out to do, refuse to see yourself as a failure. R... Read more

  • Robin Williams

    8/17/2014 9:01:59 AM, by SARASMILING

    We all know by now that we have lost Robin Williams. A man that was a true gift to this world. A man that we never would have thought would be de... Read more

  • Who is My Master?

    8/15/2014 12:07:33 AM, by STARTRAVELLER

    (I'm jumping in here with both feet, but I should share that I've decided to tackle my fitness journey as a spiritual trek rather than merely a p... Read more

  • SparkCoach Thingy

    8/13/2014 10:44:00 PM, by STARTRAVELLER

    Not exactly what I wanted to be my first post, but I'm doing the free trial with SparkCoach and today I'm supposed to blog about what I'm plannin... Read more

  • Encouraging Words

    7/7/2014 2:16:15 PM, by LILY8486

    GREAT RECIPE * Take a 10 - 30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. * Sit in silence... Read more

  • Life goes on ...

    6/21/2014 8:35:34 PM, by VRCATON

    For me the thrill of living isn't gone, but my life is in no way what I thought it would be at this time. I filed divorce papers a week ago. My... Read more

  • A Year of Maintenance

    6/15/2014 11:35:29 PM, by AMAZINGMOMMY4

    Well, I have been at about the same weight, give or take about 4 pounds, for a year now. It has been a really hard year, emotional and all. I hav... Read more

  • The Great Train Escape Pt 3

    6/10/2014 1:15:30 AM, by TERRIJ7

    I have been remiss in completing this tale, so will try to at least take you through the next leg of our journey. By the time Cathy (LECATES) dr... Read more

  • Results of all the numbers! BLC25

    5/18/2014 9:14:42 AM, by KEAMOM1510

    I guess I felt alright after taking all the tests this week. It wasn't really anything I was surprised about. I definitely have room for improvem... Read more

  • BLC 25

    5/5/2014 7:12:32 AM, by KEAMOM1510

    Right away I want to say fitness tests are tough! It will be interesting to see if I can improve at all though. The experience left me a little b... Read more

  • The Great Train Escape Pt 2

    5/2/2014 7:58:51 PM, by TERRIJ7

    The USA Rail passes I had purchased gave us 30 days to take up to 12 rides (in Coach) on almost any Amtrak line, getting on and off anywhere we c... Read more

  • long term goals

    4/30/2014 7:54:44 AM, by KEAMOM1510

    It's been such a long time since I wrote a blog I was beginning to think I'd forgotten how! I guess the issue is I needed to come clean and that'... Read more

  • The Great Train Escape Pt 1

    4/28/2014 3:15:13 PM, by TERRIJ7

    I have been wanting to take a trip on the train for a few years now and my husband finally agreed to let me research it to see whether or not we ... Read more

  • 40 by 40

    4/22/2014 8:48:52 AM, by HKWEST

    In a little over 40 weeks, I turn 40. After a few years of excellent health (and corresponding healthy weight) I once again find myself 40 pounds... Read more

  • We are sad,

    4/8/2014 2:58:12 PM, by VRCATON

    Today we made the decision to put our aging, mobility challenged, bowel incontinent dog down tomorrow. My youngest (14yo dd) is heartbroken as A... Read more

  • Surgery Update and stuff

    4/7/2014 10:03:47 PM, by VRCATON

    Yay!! I am titanium!! Can you hear that song? Ok, so now I have 2 new hips. Time to reassess and see what my new goals are going to be. ... Read more

  • The Geographical Center of North America

    3/28/2014 11:57:35 AM, by TERRIJ7

    Rugby, North Dakota. That's what the sign said at the railway station we just passed. Now there's another bit of trivia to clutter up my brain. U... Read more

  • Better Day Today.

    3/12/2014 1:03:43 PM, by HONEYMUFFIN1923

    All of your prayers have helped. So has the the wonderful sunshine. Well not today. Cloudy with chance of rain. But yesterday could not have ... Read more

  • Not in a good mood today.

    3/6/2014 3:06:32 PM, by HONEYMUFFIN1923

    I'm just not in a good mood today. I'm sick of people treating me like dirt. I tired of trying to please everyone around me. Why do people say... Read more

  • Surgery 3/11 and stuff

    3/5/2014 11:26:50 PM, by VRCATON

    So I pretty much have all my ducks in a row. I have 2 more app'ts for pre-op, and the joint replacement class the night before. *sigh* I am so ... Read more

  • Big News

    3/2/2014 10:08:41 PM, by VRCATON

    The good big news is I have my second hip replacement surgery scheduled! I am excited and apprehensive all at the same time. My 17yo will be dr... Read more

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