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  • 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

  • computers

    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

  • marathon training day two

    5/21/2014 7:23:46 AM, by SUMMER2203

    where to start...well, firstly, my weight today is 149.2. so that's progress! i got in a huge fight with my boyfriend last night (totally a... Read more

  • marathon training day one

    5/20/2014 8:05:55 AM, by SUMMER2203

    so, as i mentioned, i am embarking on the (most likely crazy) journey of training for a marathon. i chose a super-extended 30-week training plan... Read more

  • lucky number 13

    5/19/2014 10:07:23 AM, by SUMMER2203

    so...in my family, 13 has always been a lucky number. i know that this goes against the norm, but i have always looked to 13 as a good omen! ... Read more

  • time to blog :)

    5/13/2014 12:49:18 PM, by SUMMER2203

    ahh i actually snuck 15 minutes to put aside for blogging! i don't have internet at the moment, so blogging at home is pretty much impossible...a... Read more

  • Weigh in funny and an unexpected surprise!

    5/11/2014 12:18:27 PM, by LZY0108

    Decided to dust off the old scale this morning. Stepped on it somewhat dreading the outcome while it did its thinking. All of a sudden 66 pops on... Read more

  • Habits...

    5/10/2014 4:43:12 PM, by LZY0108

    I always tell people that its far easier to add good habits into your life... Read more

  • Truth!

    5/9/2014 2:47:30 PM, by LZY0108

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  • Hello Sparkers!

    5/6/2014 1:01:04 PM, by LZY0108

    So it's been awhile. I have been doing pretty good though... I am still trying to get in atleast one "green" shake everyday. I have a really nutr... Read more

  • i'm back!!!!!

    5/5/2014 12:42:19 PM, by SUMMER2203

    ok - FINALLY!!!!!!! i am in my second week of my new job, and feeling settled in enough to get back to my gym routine. i had a SUPER fun wee... Read more

  • april showers

    4/26/2014 3:28:16 PM, by SUMMER2203

    soooo april has pretty much been a wash, sparkwise and otherwise. not a shining month for me. but here we are now. last day of my old job wa... Read more


    4/17/2014 9:16:25 AM, by SUMMER2203

    so...i am back to the old one good day, followed by one horrible day. and by horrible, i mean...horrible. take yesterday, for example: i was grea... Read more

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