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  • Being in your own skin

    6/22/2015 6:59:55 AM, by LEVINA_GRAYFOX

    So I'm getting a little blog happy since I'm at work and it's dead right now. XD This may seem left field, but bear with me. I'm a huge... Read more

  • Progress report

    6/22/2015 6:39:38 AM, by LEVINA_GRAYFOX

    It's been 10 days since I've joined SparkPeople. I'm still really enjoying using this amazing website! I haven't logged nearly any fitness b... Read more

  • First Entry

    6/15/2015 5:52:48 AM, by LEVINA_GRAYFOX

    My writing can seem a little scattered; simply because my thoughts tend to be scattered. Hopefully I don't sound like a dippy doodle to people w... Read more

  • Day 5 No Sugar

    6/5/2015 6:56:12 PM, by SHAE0715

    Day 1 was very difficult but I stuck with it. Today is the 5th day of my personal 30 day challenge and I realized this journey is more about maki... Read more

  • Life w/o a mom

    6/2/2015 10:27:11 PM, by BEFITASH88

    in February 08 2015 I found out that my mom had commit... Read more

  • Saying goodbye to sugar!!

    6/2/2015 1:58:03 AM, by SHAE0715

    A week ago I decided today I would eliminate refined sugar from my life. It was hard and by mid-day I was on the verge of giving up. However, I l... Read more

  • update

    5/6/2015 11:30:58 PM, by WILLBEA10

    I haven't blogged for awhile and since I want to make sure I keep a record of my efforts, here is my update. 1. Still working out with my tr... Read more

  • Finally?

    4/30/2015 2:07:05 PM, by CHUGOTITDOOD

    Hey there! Finally I feel I've made some progress. I have 30 more lbs to go until I'm back where I'm comfortable and then 100 to go after that ... Read more

  • Keeping it up

    4/27/2015 2:44:41 PM, by FUZZYPENGU

    Well just as I predicted! As I've kept up with watching what I eat alone I've gotten quite thinner. I can fit into my old pants that I haven... Read more

  • Let's do this

    4/24/2015 3:11:40 PM, by CHUGOTITDOOD

    So. I've lost 22 lbs so far since the start of the year. Yay?! Not a whole lot, but proud of it all the same. I've been trying to go to the g... Read more

  • @@$*&!@*()&$*&#

    4/15/2015 7:41:21 PM, by CHUGOTITDOOD

    So hey! Look at the title. This is how I feel the past couple weeks. Not bad, not great, not sure really. It has been soooooooooo busy with w... Read more

  • Hmmph

    4/8/2015 6:34:16 PM, by CHUGOTITDOOD

    Hi everyone! I'm trying really hard not to be negative here, but not much weight lost. No friends or buddies on this site. I'm kind of ... Read more

  • Spring Break Vacation - Day one down

    3/31/2015 8:15:14 AM, by DEBBERS48

    I got through the first day of Spring Break pretty well. I stayed pretty productive and managed to stay on my diet. The big hurdle for me is at n... Read more

  • Paying for the sins of yesterday

    3/29/2015 8:12:52 AM, by DEBBERS48

    So I am a Teacher Trainer. I live in Merida, Mexico and train students to be teachers. I love my job tremendously and have terrific students. Ye... Read more

  • The Irony of it All

    3/27/2015 8:16:45 AM, by DEBBERS48

    OK so I did pretty well with my eating yesterday. I had sushi for dinner which is a bit heavier on the carbs than I should. But over all a good d... Read more

  • Today is the latest first day of the rest of my life.

    3/26/2015 11:46:47 AM, by DEBBERS48

    OK so I have said it before. But the beauty of the old adage "The first day of the rest of your life" is always true. No matter how much sabotage... Read more

  • Rainy Day in Arizona??

    3/19/2015 10:06:35 AM, by JWHEELER05

    Rain is bittersweet to me... I love the rain because it's peaceful, cleansing, and a nice change from the normal sunny sky's. I don't like the ... Read more

  • Maintenance, Mind and Me...

    3/8/2015 4:41:03 PM, by 2BLEAN_N_FIT_AZ

    This is how I looked 1 month after I joined Spark weighing 272 lbs. Maint... Read more

  • Rough week...

    3/7/2015 6:00:12 PM, by JWHEELER05

    My husband had to leave for a two week business trip and I'm having a very hard time being motivated to do all the necessary things to lose weigh... Read more

  • Back to Business

    3/6/2015 2:28:49 PM, by STEPHIEWEED

    Look, ya'll, I am fat. I shot a video for my massage ethics class with my group, and I was like - oh god.... I never see myself in a full-length... Read more

  • detox results

    3/1/2015 9:36:22 PM, by WILLBEA10

    I lost 6 pounds during my 6 day detox. I think it would have been more if I hadn't eaten out 2 of the days. But, even on those 2 days, I tried ... Read more


    2/23/2015 1:14:39 PM, by WILLBEA10

    I haven't updated my blogs in over 4 months! Dang. But, there hasn't been much to say. I gained 5 pounds over the holidays, but have kept up m... Read more

  • Feeling Awesome!

    2/23/2015 12:19:28 PM, by JWHEELER05

    Out of the blue today, my coworker asked how much weight I lost, which isn't too much as I've just started but she said it was noticeable! I tol... Read more

  • Blog - Day 1

    2/17/2015 8:42:33 AM, by JWHEELER05

    Woke up exhausted today. I think it's remnants of the headache/funk I was dealing with yesterday. Dinner was not the healthiest but in a pinch ... Read more

  • Day 43 - Back to South Mountain

    2/15/2015 12:30:00 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Went back to South Mountain this morning, on the Mormon trail again. It's a loop, 5 miles out and back, but I didn't go that far out, maybe abou... Read more

  • Day 42 - I lost 10 pounds!

    2/14/2015 10:22:44 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I weighed myself this morning and am grateful to say I lost ten pounds since I started using this website six weeks ago. I am really happy about... Read more

  • Day 36 - Stuck In Phoenix

    2/8/2015 11:38:19 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I missed connecting with my hiking buddies this morning. I couldn't find the Ranger Trail when I was in the South Mountain Park, and it didn't h... Read more

  • Day 35 - Escaping Traps

    2/7/2015 7:35:03 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I've had a few difficult days where I've fallen back into the traps of overeating and not exercising. I decided this morning to check myself and... Read more

  • Pacing, patience, and practice

    2/5/2015 8:32:04 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I only have a few minutes to blog because there are major traffic jams on the highways toward Phoenix and it is going to be a much longer trip dr... Read more

  • Just for today

    2/3/2015 8:56:07 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Getting ready for work and wanting to check in with Spark. I've been on the site for a month and its had a tremendous positive impact on my life... Read more

  • Day 26 - Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

    1/29/2015 9:18:23 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I'm really curious to know about my weight, but I'm waiting (no pun intended) until next week to weigh myself. I have seen tantalizing clues, th... Read more

  • Day 24 - Alive Again

    1/27/2015 7:49:34 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I read something really important on someone's blog a couple of days ago. I can't remember it verbatim, but this is a good paraphrase: "Depressi... Read more

  • Day 23 - Maybe this time...

    1/26/2015 8:33:49 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Today I completed the first day of my second week of training for this 5K run I plan to do in March. It really felt like a workout today. Wow! ... Read more

  • Day 21 - Like a River

    1/24/2015 10:44:10 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Today is three weeks since I started on this site. In that relatively short time, my approach to eating and fitness has evolved since my first d... Read more

  • 10 minutes of exercise per day

    1/22/2015 10:15:02 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    There's this cool website I happened upon that summarized an informative article by Charles Atlas from 1936. The gist of the article is that men... Read more

  • Day 19 - Hey Nineteen

    1/22/2015 7:24:34 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I'm going to go out for a walk/run this morning as part of my 5K training program, before work. It's not easy to go when it's still dark out, bu... Read more

  • Day 17 - How the Light Gets In

    1/20/2015 9:30:40 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Twenty-plus years ago, I read the following lyrics in a book and the message and the poetry blew me away: "Ring the bells that still can rin... Read more

  • Argh!

    1/19/2015 3:56:54 PM, by CHUGOTITDOOD

    I am super discouraged. I've been working out and eating right and tracking and journaling for a month and guess what?! I've lost 2 lbs. Now b... Read more

  • Day 15 - The birds they sing at the break of day

    1/18/2015 7:23:43 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Got up really early this morning to go on a hike with some Spark friends. Had a GREAT time. Really enjoyed the hike and the company. It feels ... Read more

  • Day 14 - Let's Do It

    1/17/2015 12:04:49 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    This has been an extraordinary two weeks for me on this site. It's amazing. I've gone through a week of just food tracking without exercising, ... Read more

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