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  • Staying Positive

    5/4/2017 2:09:20 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have decided to stay positive during this journey. I have been eating right for three weeks now and have lost 6 pounds. But much more, I am g... Read more

  • AGAIN!

    4/27/2017 10:58:20 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    This blog echoes a lot of blogs I read on here. Lost and gained, lost and gained. That's what happened to me of course. I look back and think ... Read more

  • Back at it

    4/8/2017 8:40:06 AM, by NJEMTGIRL1982

    After having a baby in September, my goal is to get rid of the excess baby fat I call it. With the help of Spark again, a quick jump start with ... Read more

  • Crazy week

    4/5/2017 12:02:43 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    We went to see my daughter in Bloomington, IN this weekend and had a really good time. When we got back we found out Monday our buyers backed ou... Read more

  • House sold

    3/30/2017 10:30:37 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Yesterday was absolutely amazing. We put the house on the market and 25 minutes later we had a full price offer with no contingencies. So we si... Read more

  • Putting house on market

    3/29/2017 10:56:42 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Well I have been getting a lot of exercise this last week trying to get my house ready to put on the market. Well today is the day and I hope it... Read more

  • Stupid allergies

    3/20/2017 10:09:34 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    I have many allergies and they are flaring up badly right now. I have no voice and just feel drained. I still made myself dance this weekend, b... Read more

  • One month

    3/14/2017 2:37:57 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Well I have been on this journey for one month now. I have lost 16 pounds and greatly increased my step count. Last week I averaged 13000 steps... Read more

  • 208 lbs lost

    3/10/2017 6:18:26 PM, by SIDSMOM1

    I didn't realize that its been such a long time since I last posted. So currently I have lost 208lbs and almost done. I'm 154 lbs. I'm going f... Read more

  • So glad to see the sun

    3/8/2017 11:54:52 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    It is such a pretty day outside (except the wind). It is so much easier to feel motivated when the sun is shining and you can envision yourself ... Read more

  • Finally exercised

    3/6/2017 9:35:26 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    I did approximately 3 hours of dancing this weekend and a bike ride with my husband. I have been hesitant to do much because my body took a beat... Read more

  • Day 15 10 pounds down

    3/1/2017 8:12:34 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Well I have made it two weeks. I really need to find the stamina to work out. I used to work out all the time, but it seems after I work all da... Read more

  • Still moving forward

    2/28/2017 3:00:16 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    I had my 14 day spark streak today. I am really trying to make new habits. It's hard sometimes watching others eating, but most of the time I j... Read more

  • It's a happy Monday

    2/27/2017 10:32:59 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    As of this morning I have lost 10 pounds since I started logging my food and increasing my exercise. I bought a bike yesterday since my husband ... Read more

  • Time for motivation

    2/24/2017 8:33:57 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    It has been a busy week, but I have managed to stay on the bandwagon. I know that it's hard for non obese people to understand that people can b... Read more

  • My son's 22nd birthday dinner

    2/21/2017 11:49:44 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    My first real challenge is this evening. My youngest turns 22 today and he wants Red Lobster for dinner. I have went through their menu and alr... Read more

  • Still trucking

    2/20/2017 12:47:42 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    I have gotten over the caffeine withdrawals now and I have been drinking plenty of fluids. I did quite well on my calories this weekend and feel... Read more

  • First weekend of dieting

    2/18/2017 5:26:48 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Today is a day that typically I over indulge but today I am being more disciplined as my body does need or want all that junk. Mainly I stress ea... Read more

  • Winning on the third day

    2/17/2017 11:15:39 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    I am doing really well keeping my calories down and I have increased my walking. This weekend the plan is to go back to the gym. I am ready to ... Read more

  • Day 2 of the journey

    2/16/2017 11:41:29 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Yesterday went well for me on my first day of the journey. Probably the hardest thing I am giving up it soda (well all carbonated beverages). I... Read more

  • Starting over

    2/15/2017 11:22:43 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Well I have come to that time in my life where I am in a place I can make changes again. I am sorry to say over the last few years I gained all ... Read more

  • My best friend

    1/4/2017 3:31:54 AM, by OPTIMIST123

    I just wanted to introduce everyone to my best friend,... Read more

  • 17 things to let go of in 2017.

    1/2/2017 11:05:18 PM, by L*I*T*A*

    17 things to let go of in 2017. 1. Let go o... Read more

  • Starting Over

    1/2/2017 4:44:23 PM, by ANGELAIRENE

    Never wanted to see anything close to 260's again but here I am. Hope to knock this down soon with a good diet and exercise. I'll keep you posted... Read more

  • Day1

    1/2/2017 4:03:25 PM, by OPTIMIST123

    I've been lazy today. Baked dog treats, have eaten good so far. I have drank all my water. At 10 glasses now. Will go for a walk before dinner an... Read more

  • feeling motivated

    11/29/2016 4:28:07 PM, by ANGELAIRENE

    life is good and so am I. I have started this weight loss journey again and I know i have a long road ahead of me. Starting with a walk at least ... Read more

  • Starting over

    11/29/2016 12:04:51 AM, by ANGELAIRENE

    don't like what i'm becoming so I can only change it . Hope to say goodbye real soon to the 260's... Read more

  • Off to a Good Start

    11/18/2016 9:43:35 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I finally sucked it in and put my weight ticker back to my current weight. I walked 10 minutes on my treadmill this morning. My plan is to walk... Read more

  • How Do They Do It!

    11/17/2016 11:26:12 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    This is a really hard blog to write. I have avoided writing anything for a long time because I am once again starting over. After I stopped goi... Read more

  • LEST WE FORGET ..........

    11/11/2016 1:22:00 PM, by L*I*T*A*

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  • Restarting again , feels like millionth time

    8/7/2016 9:34:49 AM, by REGNUR617

    I've been off track with my 10k step goal for 2-3 months . Excuses abound . I had been doing so well increasing the number of days I met that goa... Read more

  • First 10.

    6/19/2016 3:14:46 PM, by OPTIMIST123

    I have 100 pounds to lose. I'm starting with the first 10. Restarted the whol number thing again on June 8. That was my highest weight. 274.6. ... Read more


    6/12/2016 12:01:19 AM, by L*I*T*A*

    A ROAD TO TOMORROW I have always seen my lif... Read more

  • Week #1 of No Dieting

    6/7/2016 2:31:23 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have completed Week #1 of No Dieting. It is a wonderful feeling of freedom. Oh yes, there are times I have fretted and think "I'll never lose... Read more

  • Baby Steps

    5/26/2016 4:57:09 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have a whole new plan. No more diets!!! I am taking some positive steps, yes, they are baby steps, but in the right direction. I simply can'... Read more

  • Don't let a little rain stop you

    5/4/2016 1:30:06 PM, by REGNUR617

    5 years ago a little rain would've been a great excuse to avoid exercise for me . I'm so excited Sunday we walked and got pretty dripping wet but... Read more

  • Gained a pound :(

    5/1/2016 3:16:07 PM, by REGNUR617

    I had hoped being away from home and depending on my daughter for grocery store trips would keep me away from unhealthy food choices but it didn'... Read more

  • 40 Day Strength Challenge - Day 13

    4/30/2016 1:12:29 PM, by PHOENIX2B

    Just checking in. This week has been difficult. My mom had a massive stroke on Saturday, and on Thursday we took her off life support. She is sti... Read more

  • Will miss my daughter and grandbaby so much

    4/29/2016 9:01:47 AM, by REGNUR617

    Today will be my last day visiting with my grand baby , precious beautiful daughter and son in law . Please pray for peace and comfort . It's so ... Read more

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