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  • Re-mind and Re-place

    1/21/2017 4:47:50 AM, by ZELLAZM

    Can you read this? Yes, friends, I've gotten to the... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 1/8 - 1/14

    1/16/2017 12:02:54 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY You were wild once. Don't let them tame you. -Isadora Duncan Read more

  • The Year of "Re"

    1/14/2017 3:09:12 PM, by ZELLAZM

    2017 - New Year, trying again! 5% Challenge starts today but I've already started on my way down. Too hard to choose one word so I'm focussing at... Read more

  • New Year's Resolutions 2017

    1/13/2017 11:49:56 PM, by PROT358

    There's something about this list that feels a little incomplete, and I can't put my finger on it. But I think this is as good as the list will g... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 1/1 - 1/7

    1/10/2017 12:54:30 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low a... Read more

  • January 2017 Goals

    1/8/2017 12:24:57 AM, by PROT358

    Happy New Year, sparkfriends! It has been a long time - about a year! 2016 was very challenging for me. The past month in particular was dif... Read more

  • Cruze-in'

    12/11/2016 4:05:00 PM, by BEATLETOT

    So after I posted my blog yesterday, I decided I had to go back and get a different car. My husband was trying to be nice, so he agreed to do all... Read more

  • Buyer's Remorse

    12/10/2016 8:49:25 PM, by BEATLETOT

    We bought a car today. I don't feel very good about it. I am actually really upset, because I just feel like it's not that great of a car. I went... Read more

  • Is Tomorrow the Day?

    11/18/2016 9:38:24 PM, by BEATLETOT

    I feel like I should start with clarification, since it seemed like I was saying I don't like blogging in my previous blog, and it also seemed li... Read more

  • Blogging Ain't Easy

    11/17/2016 9:34:26 PM, by BEATLETOT

    Last night and tonight, I've spent an inordinate amount of time blinking with the cursor on my computer screen, browsing Reddit for inspiration, ... Read more

  • Writing Letters

    11/16/2016 10:04:45 PM, by BEATLETOT

    My hobby is writing letters. It started when I quit smoking four years ago. I'd go to CVS where I used to buy cigarettes (and now you can't buy t... Read more

  • Older And...?

    11/15/2016 10:05:41 PM, by BEATLETOT

    If you look on the internet, you'll find quotes attributed to several people, the gist of which is, "We judge others by their actions and ourselv... Read more

  • Fresh

    11/14/2016 9:05:07 PM, by BEATLETOT

    I walked from the train to work today. The closest Metro station from my office is about a 12-15 minute walk. There's another stop that's a 25 mi... Read more

  • Back When a Walk Wasn't Inconvenient

    11/13/2016 6:12:15 PM, by BEATLETOT

    While I continue pondering what I used to do "right," when I wasn't overweight, I remember that in my senior year of college, I went to the gym e... Read more

  • Back When I Didn't Care

    11/12/2016 9:32:35 PM, by BEATLETOT

    I'm talking about when I didn't care so much about food! What happened? Why did things change? When I was a high schooler, food just didn't ... Read more

  • A 135-Pound Lifestyle

    11/10/2016 11:04:19 PM, by BEATLETOT

    I've been hovering between 135 and 138 for a really, really long time. Months, I dare say. Probably at least five months. I know what's happening... Read more

  • night shifts

    11/10/2016 10:40:54 AM, by JULESMILE4

    I have been struggling with diet as it seems like I am always hungry. Should I eat a meal in the middle of the night? If I do that, I wake up a... Read more

  • "Imagine No Possessions"

    11/5/2016 10:46:43 PM, by BEATLETOT

    Ah, in America, we love our cars. I bet if I asked you to tell me about your first car (and I am, so feel free to post your story below), it woul... Read more

  • Old Hat

    10/30/2016 10:45:54 PM, by ZELLAZM

    tist-Black-Beret-Hat/d... Read more

  • Insufferable But All Right

    10/18/2016 6:23:42 PM, by BEATLETOT

    First, let me say thanks to all my friends who commented on my last blog that was probably a pretty annoying whine. I'd been sitting on those fee... Read more

  • My Weekly Blog Post...one week late

    10/16/2016 11:25:59 AM, by ZELLAZM

    So much for that October resolution! I will do better! I've been to Switzerland and back. It was an awesome retreat, as it is every year. What wa... Read more

  • Birthday Eve

    10/13/2016 10:26:36 PM, by BEATLETOT

    Tomorrow is my birthday, and for the first time ever, I'm really dreading it. It started a week ago, when I was texting with my friend whose... Read more

  • Me again - October goals

    10/2/2016 5:06:59 PM, by ZELLAZM

    Love this! I had never heard this quote before today! ... Read more

  • Good morning, Weekend Warriors!

    10/1/2016 3:56:05 AM, by ZELLAZM

    I'm on vacation! I have the long holiday weekend to catch up on stuff here at home and then pack for a short trip to Switzerland f... Read more

  • Oct-Sober and Other Things

    9/27/2016 10:32:57 PM, by BEATLETOT

    I haven't written a blog in a long time. There are a lot of ideas swirling in my head, and I think, "This is brilliant! I should TOTALLY blog abo... Read more

  • Where on earth have you been?

    9/24/2016 6:31:27 AM, by ZELLAZM

    Hi, all! Since my last blog post, I've been here and there: Naples, FL Atlanta, GA Nashville, TN Anderson, SC Jacksonville, ... Read more

  • 1st wedding anniversary! New Start!

    8/9/2016 8:47:39 PM, by BLESSFULLMOON

    I've been a Spark member for several years, and managed to loose just over 20 pounds in the past, made it within 10 pounds of my goal weight and ... Read more

  • 24

    7/11/2016 5:54:08 AM, by ZELLAZM

    I just checked in for my flight to the States. I have 24 hours to do a bazillion things. Why write a blog NOW, you say? Good question! I guess I ... Read more

  • Who needs cake? :-)

    7/5/2016 11:26:00 AM, by ZELLAZM

    4dAy9u0_9nM Enjoy! ... Read more

  • Finding a path for a better me

    6/27/2016 2:03:07 PM, by JULESMILE4

    Here I am again...ready to make a change with my eating habits. I am ever closer to the 40 mark and am more aware than ever that I just can't vi... Read more

  • It's Raining, Cats and Dogs! Restart Week 2

    6/12/2016 8:26:38 AM, by ZELLAZM

    Comma placement is important! Seriously, it would be nice if it would l... Read more

  • BLUNE Restart

    6/3/2016 6:48:02 AM, by ZELLAZM

    BLOG + JUNE = BLUNE Last Friday, I started show... Read more

  • Fremdscham

    5/22/2016 2:41:06 PM, by BEATLETOT

    I've been watching the probably unsurprising uproar about the changes to the SparkPages since I first clicked on a blog link on my Friend Feed an... Read more

  • SparkPeople's "Customer" Service

    5/8/2016 11:48:43 AM, by BEATLETOT

    This is so the kind of blog that I would pretend that I was going to register a very serious complaint, but I just can't today. <... Read more

  • Slogging through February

    2/23/2016 8:03:40 PM, by MIMI_B

    I've been hanging in pretty well with my nutrition logging... that has been my main focus as I get myself back on track. I've been using the mob... Read more

  • Blame it on the jet lag...

    2/21/2016 1:41:59 PM, by ZELLAZM

    ...if I start to ramble as I write. I got back from Florida on Friday, took a four-hour nap, then slept 12 hours that night. Of course, that was ... Read more

  • New scale....

    2/15/2016 6:13:49 AM, by MARINEMAMA

    Hi all! Hubby and I decided to take the plunge and purchase a new scale. We have been wanting one for years, but manage to talk ourselves o... Read more

  • Older and Heavier

    2/14/2016 8:40:33 AM, by MARI2006

    So, it's true. Your metabolism does slow down as you get older. I knew that. Every few years my weight creeps up and stays there most of the t... Read more

  • The truth about disordered eating

    2/13/2016 5:12:39 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    Firstly, I know many don't agree with my eating habits, but you know what, I could care less, it's called disordered eating and I let it define m... Read more

  • Feeling guilty

    2/11/2016 3:07:46 PM, by CANES4EVER63

    And I shouldn't. I actually ate breakfast, and then I had a fairly "large" snack (ok, in reality, I know it was minor), and I just ate dinne... Read more

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