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  • Let's get Healthy

    10/23/2014 5:24:16 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The nearest way to glory---a shortcut, as it were---is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be ." Socrates I have a confession ... Read more

  • Staying Strong

    10/22/2014 10:36:02 PM, by CASSIOEPIA

    Fitness: Yesterday's step count was 12,804 so another good day. This morning, I went for a run when I got up. It was spitting rain, but I did... Read more

  • Swimming lessons

    10/22/2014 7:42:28 PM, by BA5454

    I signed up for swimming lessons, LOL. My goal is to learn enough to do lap swimming and I'm laughing because I think it'll be me and ten 8 year ... Read more

  • PAWSE Week 5: "Close enough" isn't

    10/22/2014 3:22:49 PM, by HELMTGRL

    Despite a flurry of exercise and some very moderate (I think) eating, I did not lose any weight whatsoever this week. My fitness tracker rep... Read more

  • Tough Hike Photos

    10/22/2014 2:42:04 PM, by _LINDA

    We started out on a gorgeous well above average temperature fall morning: S... Read more

  • Be a Turtle

    10/22/2014 4:48:01 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " You don't have to rush down the hill. You can walk down." Clint Eastwood Many people rush through weight loss and exercise. It is much be... Read more

  • Good times ahead!

    10/21/2014 8:31:02 PM, by CASSIOEPIA

    Fitness: Yesterday's step count was 11016 (yay for two days in a row over 10,000 steps). Today I completed a two mile walk this morning before... Read more

  • My First Post-Injury Race

    10/21/2014 5:38:33 PM, by GLADGAD

    Last Sunday I did my first race 15 weeks after breaking my ankle - a 5K. I wanted to finish in less than 33:00 minutes, but finished around 33:0... Read more

  • Ten more days until November

    10/21/2014 2:01:29 PM, by MIAMEOWS

    It's been a rough month, I knew it was going to be. I have not been tracking. Not pigging out, but not counting my calories or anything. I ... Read more

  • Risky Business

    10/21/2014 4:48:21 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If you don't risk anything , you risk even more. Erica Jong Losing weight and exercising is risky business. Will my family accept... Read more

  • Ten minute Streak

    10/20/2014 2:42:38 PM, by CASSIOEPIA

    Just like SparkGuy, Chris Downie, I'm going to do the ten minutes (minimum) streak, and update in my blog to keep me accountable. This morning, ... Read more

  • Ch-ch-changes

    10/20/2014 8:20:35 AM, by BA5454

    Quote from my husband the other day: "I don't like change...unless it's quarters." It was prompted after a 4 mile hike when we decided to try the... Read more

  • How can you change it

    10/20/2014 5:03:38 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Do not keep saying to yourself, if you can possible avoid it ,"But how can it be like that?" because you will get" down the drain" into a blin... Read more

  • 5,000 Lifetime Miles on my 2 year old SPAT

    10/19/2014 8:28:33 PM, by CASSIOEPIA

    I just received the Spark trophy for hitting my 5,000 lifetime miles. My SPAT (SparkPeople Activity Tracker) is just over two years old, so I've... Read more

  • What does it mean

    10/19/2014 7:25:38 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Believe in this world --- that their is meaning behind everything " Vivekananda There is so much learning to be had in this world . so ma... Read more

  • BC Trip

    10/19/2014 4:14:38 PM, by _LINDA

    We went from: and this: ... Read more

  • a life for the birds! or should i say cats!

    10/19/2014 3:11:38 PM, by SPARKCHANTAL

    'fuer die katz', for the cats, is an idiom in german, meaning 'for the birds'! for two years-- or is it three!?-- i've been worried about my... Read more

  • Major Meltdown

    10/19/2014 10:10:02 AM, by FINDING_SANDRA

    So my husband and I went to Vegas last weekend. We just needed to get away for a while we have been so busy. So my husband got sick 2 days before... Read more

  • 2 nd last day to go

    10/18/2014 6:17:04 PM, by MKMMARTY

    Staff party - we went to the restaurant around the corner of the condo. The food is good , not supper good but good. Conversations were pleasant... Read more

  • SLOW Your Life Down

    10/18/2014 6:07:07 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Bend down once in awhile and smell a flower." Russell Baker Our world is a none stop whirlwind . Sometimes you feel like your on a mer... Read more

  • Run today

    10/18/2014 10:49:13 AM, by BA5454

    I went out for a run/walk this morning, only the second time I've run outside since the knee issue. I've been using a rehab program given to me b... Read more

  • Maintenance is Tough, But Its Even Tougher When..

    10/18/2014 10:11:26 AM, by _LINDA

    You have chronic health conditions that constantly challenge you, you are recovering from surgery that limits your exercise and you do not have t... Read more

  • Turning Point

    10/18/2014 12:13:25 AM, by _LINDA

    Yesterday I could not even open a scissors. Today I was able to cut open two bags of new rubber gloves for washing dishes. I was able to write ... Read more

  • I believe in Magic

    10/17/2014 6:24:17 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Those who don't believe in magic will never find it." Roald Dahl I believe in magic . It is everywhere you just have to believe. ... Read more

  • Pugkin latte

    10/17/2014 11:11:29 AM, by BA5454

    Normally I don't go in for frou-frou drinks, but in this case I'll make an exception: Read more

  • The end is just a meal or two away

    10/17/2014 9:59:37 AM, by MKMMARTY

    The last day of camp..... Bitter sweet once again-- it has been a long draining exhausting season. Today I onlynhave to cook and serve two meals ... Read more

  • Student teachers

    10/17/2014 12:51:35 AM, by MKMMARTY

    This week we have a cute student teacher as one of our quests. I watch her work with a child that has issues ( special needs). She seems so pati... Read more

  • Kicking Back

    10/16/2014 9:18:14 PM, by STEELKICKIN

    And then there was Thursday. It seems Thursdays are my day of solitude. After a long day of school and the tedious drive home, I usually fa... Read more

  • Changing my Attitude

    10/16/2014 6:51:38 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    "If you can't change your fate, change your attitude." Amy Tan Well I heard some people talking about me the other day . I love that song... Read more

  • PAWSE week 4

    10/15/2014 11:47:50 PM, by HELMTGRL

    It went better this week. I did not make it to the gym last Thursday (as I swore I would in my Wednesday reflection) but I did make a deal wi... Read more

  • 3 scenes from a rainy fall day

    10/15/2014 4:09:17 PM, by BA5454

    "Mr. Maple"--planted last year ;-) ... Read more

  • You Are Enough

    10/15/2014 3:19:09 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Whatever you are , be a good one." Abraham Lincoln We always seem to get caught up in the what if 's If I was prettier , skinnier... Read more

  • Oh Poop....

    10/15/2014 2:16:00 PM, by MKMMARTY

    Poop..... I applied for a job posted on Craigslist - I just received an email back saying I was on the short list and theynwant to set up a phon... Read more

  • I am a Healthy Sparkwarrior Are You ?

    10/14/2014 6:09:25 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight; build it anyway. Mother Teresa I was supposed to do my warrior workout today I ... Read more

  • 7-year itch

    10/14/2014 4:33:09 PM, by NATUREGIRL71

    I just awarded myself the 7-yr Spark Anniversary trophy, to jump-start a renewal of my efforts to bet back in shape.... Sparkpeople helped m... Read more

  • Grit.

    10/14/2014 3:57:09 PM, by *TRACY*

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  • Tie that Knot

    10/13/2014 4:46:17 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " When you get to the end of your rope---Tie a knot in it and hang on ." Franklin D. Roosevelt We all have some days when we are filled wit... Read more

  • Turkey

    10/13/2014 12:04:06 PM, by MKMMARTY

    Thanksgiving day here in Canada. I am off but not. The owner is hosting the neighbourhood valley potluck Thanksgivinig meal - party. Two turkeys ... Read more

  • Monday's job

    10/13/2014 11:08:40 AM, by BA5454

    --From 1921: "Testing helmets." How's your job today? LOL By the way:... Read more

  • Happy Harvest Day!

    10/12/2014 9:49:36 PM, by _LINDA

    Wishing all Canadian Sparkies a Happy Thanksgiving, and a Happy Harvest to UK and US! The one thing I really love about this time of the... Read more

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