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  • Is it wrong to extend a deadline?

    6/2/2016 11:43:48 PM, by SMTURN70

    When I first signed up for SparkPeople my original goal was 170 pounds. When I got close to the goal I decided I could change my goal to lose ano... Read more

  • Getting better

    5/21/2016 8:24:39 PM, by SMTURN70

    I won't say that my situation has been solved but my dad and I are speaking to each other with small talk and that's okay by me. It will be ... Read more

  • I thought I could handle it

    5/13/2016 11:55:51 PM, by SMTURN70

    I have known for most of my life my dad has a mental health problem. My mom and I always tried to support each other. There were 2 times she had ... Read more

  • I didn't realize it would still be hard

    5/7/2016 10:53:25 PM, by SMTURN70

    This is the second Mother's Day without my mom. I don't think I had much of a problem last year because the grief was still fresh and I had my gu... Read more

  • Something new all the time

    4/28/2016 10:32:51 PM, by SMTURN70

    I have not been losing weight at the rate I had been. My eating hadn't changed: still measuring, still logging on my Spark app. I started doing s... Read more

  • Needing to compare

    4/22/2016 2:45:03 PM, by SMTURN70

    So the photo on the left was the day I didn't like how... Read more

  • So far down the road

    4/20/2016 10:04:42 PM, by SMTURN70

    I can remember being a freshman in college and wondering if I was ever going to graduate. Four years seemed so far away and all that work. Today ... Read more

  • Walking is great!

    4/17/2016 9:28:33 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    Got to walk around Bodie Ghost Toen today. I love gett... Read more

  • Working Out While Away!

    4/16/2016 8:05:25 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    I've been up at my sisters resort in the Sierra's sinc... Read more

  • My Journey Begins

    3/23/2016 7:12:01 PM, by BUBBLEMOM

    Two weeks ago I was in our local library with my daughter and picked up a book called "The Spark". I had no idea what it was about, but it caught... Read more

  • Motivation 3/20/16

    3/20/2016 6:48:51 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Press on – nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not... Read more

  • Motivation3/19/16

    3/19/2016 10:11:10 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow” ~ Unknown Sometimes it feels like we’re alw... Read more

  • Over time, small changes add up big!

    3/17/2016 1:20:45 AM, by ANASTASIA1968

    All my life for as long as i can remember, I have been a yo-yo Dieter , losing weight for this occasion or for that, and ending up gaining it ba... Read more

  • What lies ahead..

    3/16/2016 12:03:04 AM, by ANASTASIA1968

    Today I got some much needed good news at my doctor visit today, excellent blood pressure, and a loss of 16 lbs since a month ago today. What lie... Read more

  • Over on calories..

    3/13/2016 6:38:25 PM, by ANASTASIA1968

    Today is the first day EVER since I have been on my eating plan that I have gone over on calories, I usually struggle to get enough to eat during... Read more

  • Nutrition report

    3/7/2016 11:13:38 PM, by ANASTASIA1968

    Although I have cut my carbs drastically, I still need to cut more to stay within the range of 150 to 200 grams a day. So I am attempting to dev... Read more

  • We bought a treadmill!

    2/17/2016 10:45:58 PM, by TIFFA409

    I have been thinking about it for a while and had a really hard time justifying it since we bought an elliptical machine 2 years ago and it works... Read more

  • What's In Your Coffee?

    2/17/2016 8:01:09 AM, by TMA1913

    So as a daily routine (Mon-Fri) I start my day off with coffee! Amazingly on the weekends I do not require coffee in the mornings. On... Read more

  • Last Year I lost 40lbs

    2/13/2016 10:07:02 PM, by TMA1913

    Hey everyone! Just wanted to check into give everyone some encouragement! Last year I lost 40lbs and this year my goal is to lose 40 ... Read more

  • Cardio. Loving it?

    1/30/2016 12:42:19 AM, by TIFFA409

    I was reminded again today that I really do love my cardio. Definitely not before I do it and sometimes not during. Some days I even love it dur... Read more

  • Dreams.....

    1/17/2016 11:51:32 AM, by HAPPYSUNSHINEK

    It's been almost a week (tomorrow) and I am down nine pounds. Low carb is hard, but it's doable. I am still as, if not more, determined and mot... Read more

  • Low Carb

    1/13/2016 9:53:45 PM, by HAPPYSUNSHINEK

    I have been eating Low Carb (less than 15g a day). There will be naysayers and people who don't think this is the way to go for weight loss, but... Read more


    1/12/2016 2:17:18 PM, by HAPPYSUNSHINEK

    I work in a clothing store part time (I also teach full time). It's my favorite store to shop in, so when I was looking for a part time job, I t... Read more

  • Tried meal prepping- not for us!

    1/5/2016 9:33:07 PM, by TIFFA409

    My husband and I tried out the meal prepping trend that is going on right now. I very concrete, loud vote is NO! We will not be doing it again.... Read more

  • Another set-back!!!

    1/4/2016 4:43:15 PM, by PAULASRNC

    I've been sick since November. Now I'm on prednisone and a steroid inhaler to help me get better. For anyone who has ever taken steroids, weight ... Read more

  • My plan to reach 60kg in 2016

    1/4/2016 8:32:59 AM, by ALEXANDRARABBIT

    My plan to reach 60kg in 2016: Everyday (except Tues... Read more

  • New ME for 2016

    1/2/2016 2:19:58 PM, by PAULASRNC

    I have been making so many excuses for so many years that I take myself into believing I can't accomplish the most important goal I can make. I f... Read more

  • Ready to start a brand new year!!

    12/27/2015 2:00:20 PM, by PAULASRNC

    Asked Santa to bring me a Portable Body Gym that I saw advertised on QVC. Marie Osmond sponsored it and, since I have some health issues and inju... Read more

  • starting over again

    12/15/2015 10:46:37 PM, by TIFFA409

    As I find myself staring into my closet not being able to wear most of my clothes, I am sad. Sad because I am back here again. It is time to re... Read more

  • Merry Christmas All!!

    12/14/2015 4:06:05 PM, by PAULASRNC

    The holiday is quickly approaching and this is a very busy time for us all. I want to take a minute to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a... Read more

  • Motivation 12/14/15

    12/14/2015 3:21:27 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    EXERCISE to be fit, not skinny. EAT to nourish your body. And always … IGNORE the haters, doubters and unhealthy examples that were once feed... Read more

  • One Week In (21 Day New Member Challenge)

    12/7/2015 6:22:29 PM, by WORKING4AWESOME

    Today I am officially one week into my SparkPeople adventure. Woohoo! This blog entry is part of my 21 Day New Member Challenge. Here are so... Read more

  • Motivation 12/04/15

    12/4/2015 3:47:58 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    Soooo.... How's the month treating you thus far? Have you recovered from Thanksgiving? LOL I think I have. Now on to the next hurdle...Holiday S... Read more

  • Motivation 12/01/15

    12/1/2015 12:28:13 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “The key to a better life isn't always a change of scenery. Sometimes it simply requires opening your eyes.” - Richelle E. Goodrich Well…It’... Read more

  • Motivation 11/13/15

    11/13/2015 2:06:21 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    My inspiration today doesn’t come from a quote that I search for online. Today it comes from an article/interview that is featured on SP. Read more

  • Here I go again

    11/10/2015 1:36:10 AM, by N2LAW1

    Today is the first day getting back to accountability. I was doing very good when I was logging foods and doing just cardio then once I added th... Read more

  • Motivation 11/9/15

    11/9/2015 12:56:09 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitud... Read more

  • Update #2

    10/24/2015 1:28:01 PM, by AUNTIE_OF_4

    hello all. wow what a week! I feel so tired today some reason I dont feel like im getting enough sleep im just so tired lol. I am having a hard t... Read more

  • Update #1

    10/17/2015 3:16:12 PM, by AUNTIE_OF_4

    Hello all.... Okay so I said I was going to test myself lets just say im not too please with myself from the test but at least I tired to I got a... Read more

  • Tri today!

    10/3/2015 8:34:20 PM, by SHERYL_B

    Wow! What a great race today at the KVR Dam Challenge! Everything for the last two weeks (3 chiro appt in a week, high ibuprofen intake the la... Read more

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