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  • Vacation is over ALREADY?

    11/29/2015 12:24:08 PM, by TAGALONG08

    Well, my full week of vacation from work is over. I didn't travel, but made the choice to take time off during the Holidays so that I can actual... Read more

  • Snow and all that

    11/29/2015 7:57:24 AM, by ZELLAZM

    Sunday Greetings, Spark friends (Fall Firecrackers included - see the end of this post for a special message!) I hope everyone ... Read more

  • I'm a mess

    11/29/2015 4:11:08 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    My eating this week? Far from perfect. Way too much wine, way too much gummies. Mix that with overeating and you've got a hot mess. So no more, o... Read more

  • Homesick and missing Thanksgiving :(

    11/25/2015 2:36:16 PM, by CANES4EVER63

    So I've been in the UK for about 2.5 months, no biggie, I've been able to skype with everyone I care about and have made friends. Will they be li... Read more

  • Resetting

    11/21/2015 4:04:56 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    The past two days haven't been pleasant, but the entire week was, so does it even out? Maybe. Thursday was just over eating all day and then havi... Read more

  • Hanging in there

    11/19/2015 6:43:37 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    Cue my random thoughts: I'm taking a stress free day today. This week has been really long and having classes right in the middle on Tuesday... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/8 - 11/14

    11/17/2015 12:25:04 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it isn't open. -Frank Zappa WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION S... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/1 - 11/7

    11/15/2015 12:06:28 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. -Michael Jordan WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION ... Read more

  • What I've learned this week/SP motivator!?!?!

    11/14/2015 3:19:05 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    To help with my gummy addiction and kick my sugar craving in the butt, I've done some soul searching - aka, have turned to honey. It's been amazi... Read more

  • So incredibly stressed right now.

    11/12/2015 5:00:34 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    Classes are definitely stressing me out right now. I feel like I don't understand anything and I don't like that. It's the theory I don't get and... Read more

  • Fall 2015 Wish List

    11/9/2015 11:32:53 PM, by PROT358

    I know I'm a bit late on this one, but I just have to write it. I find that I am usually very consistent in reaching these seasonal goals! I have... Read more

  • It's Monday

    11/9/2015 5:47:57 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    I like Mondays. It's a fresh start to the week, a day to start over, etc. I need to get out of that mind set though because EVERY day should be a... Read more

  • Revitalizing my diet

    11/7/2015 6:52:32 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    So I need a way to get naturally sweet foods into my diet, I have to, but I can't overdo it at the same time. I've got to stop binging on gummies... Read more

  • The last hurrah

    11/6/2015 12:18:54 PM, by CANES4EVER63

    So the last day has been a whirlwind and I'm not happy with some of the choices or the news I've gotten. I went to the GP yesterday to talk ... Read more

  • October Report

    11/6/2015 12:08:15 AM, by PROT358

    Unfortunately I got pretty sick for half of the month. At the same time the stationary bike (my main form of exercise) broke down. So this was no... Read more

  • Tuesday food log plus thoughts

    11/3/2015 3:46:22 PM, by CANES4EVER63

    Ok, no longer comparing to what was planned because that just seems pointless to begin with. I think to help me food shop, I might plan 7 meals, ... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/25 - 10/31

    11/3/2015 12:08:24 AM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY It is a shame for a woman to grow old without ever seeing the strength and beauty of which her body is capable. -Socrates... Read more

  • Monday food log

    11/2/2015 2:35:23 PM, by CANES4EVER63

    I have to say, I don't know how I feel about doing this on a daily basis, but I do want to see if it helps. So planned: B: 2 eggs, 1 bacon... Read more

  • Sunday food journal

    11/1/2015 2:43:58 PM, by CANES4EVER63

    Planned: B: 2 eggs, 1 bacon, tomato L: 2 rice cakes, PB, banana (after workout) S: baked eggplant "fries" D: tomato soup with sausage ... Read more

  • Time for reflection

    11/1/2015 6:28:00 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    So I failed, again. I ended up going to the store yesterday to buy chicken wings. They were a success, I think I'll cook the rest today. I even m... Read more

  • 2015 Summer Reading Program Finale

    11/1/2015 12:41:36 AM, by PROT358

    I know it's a bit late. I have been sick for weeks now, and I'm trying to catch up! This summer I met my goal of reading 35 books between Ma... Read more

  • In case you were wondering...

    10/31/2015 2:42:44 PM, by ZELLAZM

    ...about my new profile picture, it's a pair of size 6 jeans that I should be fitting into soon. I tried them on the other day and they're still ... Read more

  • Control

    10/31/2015 6:48:43 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    I didn't binge yesterday. Definitely not a binge, it wasn't, I promise. I overate though, big time. I had gummies and brownies, but not all at on... Read more

  • Just a closer walk...

    10/27/2015 10:47:33 AM, by ZELLAZM

    I've stayed home from work the past couple of days. Yesterday, I went for a walk in the late afternoon and took some photos. Resting today, back ... Read more

  • September Report

    10/26/2015 11:27:22 PM, by PROT358

    I know I'm really late on this one. Sickness is getting in the way of my plans! September was a pretty controlled month! NUTRITION ... Read more

  • It's Monday!

    10/26/2015 5:17:14 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    And that means 2 hours at the gym (so excited to finally be able to workout again!) and the start of a new week. I'm really looking forward to it... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/18 - 10/24

    10/25/2015 11:20:45 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. -F. Scott Fitzgerald WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sund... Read more

  • Swiss Pix

    10/25/2015 10:52:44 AM, by ZELLAZM

    I got back from the retreat in Switzerland two weeks ago, and am just now getting around to posting a few pictures as I said I would. Sometimes I... Read more

  • Feeling a bit down

    10/25/2015 5:15:56 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    So I broke down and had a glass of wine with dinner last night. No big deal, it's about cutting down, not eliminating. So ok. But then I had 2 ba... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/11 - 10/17

    10/22/2015 10:23:32 PM, by PROT358

    I'm almost caught up! This was the week that I became sick, so it was all around weaker than usual. QUOTE OF THE DAY No army can... Read more

  • Weely Wrap-Up: 10/4 - 10/10

    10/22/2015 10:10:24 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY Give the world the best you have, and the best will come back to you. -Madeline Bridges WEEKLY EXERCISE AND N... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 9/27 - 10/3

    10/22/2015 9:55:56 PM, by PROT358

    I have been pretty sick the past few days, so I am catching up on blogs! QUOTE OF THE DAY We are cups, constantly and quietly be... Read more

  • New goals

    10/22/2015 5:54:51 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    So I've been doing a lot of thinking and I have a few goals I'm going to work on. They're going to be challenging, but I'm an all or nothing pers... Read more

  • I'm on a blogging role!

    10/19/2015 5:41:29 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    So I need some advice - I've been having the urge to weigh myself. I feel like I just need to know, you know? Or I need someone to track it... Read more

  • Sugar cravings: what google has told me

    10/18/2015 2:52:44 PM, by CANES4EVER63

    So I know I've been craving sugar a lot recently and it's getting to the point where it is messing with my normal state of mind and my anxiety le... Read more

  • To go to the store or not to go?

    10/18/2015 5:55:35 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    This is mainly for my own purposes. Writing helps me figure things out, so here we go. If I go to the store, I'm going to buy gummies and/or... Read more

  • Recap of the lifestyle/nutrition meeting

    10/17/2015 4:29:44 AM, by CANES4EVER63

    It was interesting. The person I met with is part nutritionist, part exercise, part time management, part therapist, part a little bit of everyth... Read more

  • Delicious dinner!

    10/15/2015 2:05:15 PM, by CANES4EVER63

    So I've been in a curry rut recently. Easy to make, delicious, one pot meal, etc. But I love to cook and I was honestly getting tired of curry. A... Read more

  • I just want to eat!

    10/14/2015 3:07:02 PM, by CANES4EVER63

    Like a lot! I've done a relaxation/calming video, it didn't help all that much. I've already had a snack, followed by dinner, and now I'm still w... Read more

  • WEEK 3 OF 12 - FALL, 2015

    10/13/2015 8:56:15 PM, by TAGALONG08

    I'm so happy that after a week of feeling just EXHAUSTED, I started getting my energy back! I was starting to get worried there. In week 3 ... Read more

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