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  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 12/7 - 12/13

    12/16/2014 12:44:06 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY I never fall apart because I never fall together. -Andy Warhol WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 12-7 ... Read more

  • November Report

    12/14/2014 12:51:41 AM, by PROT358

    It was a challenging month. I went from an as-needed sub to a long-term sub for an English teacher on maternity leave. I am really enjoying the n... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/30 - 12/6

    12/8/2014 12:17:58 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: "I did not have time." -Franklin Fie... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/23 - 11/29

    11/30/2014 8:55:50 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY To be nobody but yourself – in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else – means to fight... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/16 - 11/22

    11/28/2014 12:49:01 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you to places that will... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/9 - 11/15

    11/17/2014 12:36:17 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try somethin... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/2 - 11/8

    11/10/2014 10:08:07 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. -Estee Lauder WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 11-2 ... Read more

  • October Report

    11/5/2014 9:30:12 PM, by PROT358

    It was a rough month. Part of it was holiday treats and special occasion eating, and part of it was stress from work. But I am now on the mend! ... Read more

  • Creep

    11/3/2014 8:07:59 PM, by PROT358

    The pressure is getting to the newly-minted spark motivator. It’s like I have self-destructed ever since I received that honor and responsibility... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/26 - 11/1

    11/2/2014 11:02:04 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. -Matt Biondi WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION ... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/19 - 10/25

    10/27/2014 12:02:06 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. -Arnold Palmer WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION ... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/12 - 10/18

    10/19/2014 9:02:30 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. -Henry Wadswort... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/5 - 10/11

    10/12/2014 11:52:31 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of eac... Read more

  • Meet Julia

    10/8/2014 7:21:18 PM, by PROT358

    Ten years ago I bought my first car - a 2001 red Cavalier. It was love at first sight. I named her Clementine. Back in high school, that boy I'm ... Read more

  • September Report

    10/8/2014 12:43:57 AM, by PROT358

    I am struggling to find the right work/life balance. I didn't lose any ground, but didn't really gain any ground either. NUTRITION ... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 9/28 - 10/4

    10/5/2014 10:44:16 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY We change our behavior when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing. Consequences give us t... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 9/21 - 9/27

    9/28/2014 8:34:56 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as go... Read more

  • "We Don't Get Many Success Stories Like This"

    9/27/2014 1:09:30 AM, by PROT358

    A few days ago I went to the doctor to follow up on some lab results. 18 months ago I was 20+ pounds overweight, elevated cholesterol and triglyc... Read more

  • Fall 2014 Wish List

    9/22/2014 8:30:49 PM, by PROT358

    Once again the summer went way too fast! This is the time of year that I typically struggle. Part of it is going back to school (as a teacher) an... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 9/14 - 9/20

    9/21/2014 8:31:09 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard,” I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?” -Sydney Harris WEE... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 9/7 - 9/13

    9/15/2014 12:15:47 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing o... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 8/31 - 9/6

    9/7/2014 9:53:51 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue: these five are gravity, generosity of soul, si... Read more

  • I'm back!

    9/7/2014 7:23:09 AM, by MARI2006

    Wow.. it's been over a year is I've blogged. How is everyone? Did anyone reach their goals? Still struggling? I just updated my intro here at... Read more

  • 2014 Summer Reading Program Finale

    9/6/2014 12:00:05 AM, by PROT358

    This summer I challenged myself to read 30 books between May and Labor Day, which averages 6-7 books per month. And I did it! For those of you cu... Read more

  • August Report

    9/4/2014 3:45:38 AM, by PROT358

    I started the month strong and somehow lost my way in the middle. It wasn't quite the knockout month that July was, but still better than average... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 8/24 - 8/30

    8/31/2014 11:51:17 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY The question is not who will let me, but who is going to stop me. -Ayn Rand WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION ... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 8/17 - 8/23

    8/24/2014 11:53:24 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar. -Helen Keller WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 8/10 - 8/16

    8/17/2014 10:34:48 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY Every time you fail, you eliminate one way that won’t work, therefore moving one step closer to a way that will. -Thomas... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 8/3 - 8/9

    8/10/2014 11:51:37 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY Be sure to put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. -Abraham Lincoln WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITI... Read more

  • Summer 2014 Reading Program: July Updates

    8/6/2014 8:49:18 PM, by PROT358

    This is the third summer I have created my own summer reading program. I try to read 30-60 minutes before bed. My goal is to read 30 books by Lab... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 7/27 - 8/2

    8/4/2014 12:06:30 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. -James Bryant Conant WEEKLY EXERCISE A... Read more

  • July Report

    8/1/2014 11:59:06 PM, by PROT358

    I have finally almost figured out how to manage my symptoms of IBS. I worked hard and had a great month! NUTRITION Really good thi... Read more

  • 38th Percentile

    7/29/2014 10:13:27 PM, by PROT358

    Every few months I like to compare my progress with a certain BMI tracker that compares me to others of my sex, age, and weight. Here are a few p... Read more

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    7/23/2014 9:50:41 PM, by MINNIE

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  • Tears of Joy

    7/17/2014 7:49:23 AM, by CHARVONNE40

    I began this journey in 2009 and I had success following Weight Watchers. I joined Weight Watchers in September 2009, beginning at 168 and got to... Read more

  • Self love vs. Body shaming

    6/24/2014 12:42:03 PM, by LZY0108

    So I haven't blogged in awhile. I am actually blogging because I saw a really sad thing on social media last night that really affected me so I n... Read more

  • Pictures can be fun...sometimes!

    6/22/2014 10:36:31 PM, by TAGALONG08

    So I'm officially starting back to tracking EVERYTHING tomorrow. My dearest friend came in town for the weekend. I loved hosting her! She scrapbo... Read more

  • Great start...

    6/19/2014 2:40:31 PM, by MIMI_B

    Just a short post to celebrate the great start I've had so far in my recommitment to sparking. I have logged for my food consistently (the good,... Read more

  • Toxic Habits

    6/18/2014 2:47:43 PM, by MIMI_B

    In this post, I just wanted to lay out and acknowledge the toxic habits that I've slide into during my absence from SparkPeople. 1. Unfett... Read more

  • video blog Video Blog

    6/17/2014 11:02:15 AM, by MIMI_B

    Just a brief video blog to reaffirm my recommitment (that's a lot of "re-s") to my Spark Program! ... Read more

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