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  • packed the "wrong" jeans

    2/7/2014 1:18:26 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    I was attending a conference with my husband this week and packed an overnight bag with some casual clothes to wear home. As I dressed for a qui... Read more

  • The cast of The Walking Dead on Conan tonight TBS!!! 11PM EST

    2/6/2014 6:00:13 PM, by TEMPENATIVE

    The Cast of The Walking Dead Takes Over Conan O'Brien Tonight on TBS at 11 EST Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Steven Yeun, Danai ... Read more

  • Everyone else is doing it, A-Z if you care....

    2/3/2014 6:36:19 PM, by TEMPENATIVE

    I thought this would be kind of fun. Also I was planning to write a disertation blog on HLV from Sherlock last night and thought that seemed a bi... Read more

  • Better and Walking

    2/3/2014 4:51:26 PM, by SHKIRK

    Today is the monday after my bad cold week. I am still not back to my full strenght but i went for my walk because i know the longer I stay away ... Read more

  • steps turn into miles

    2/2/2014 4:26:40 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    One of my goals is to walk at least 10 miles a week and 500 miles this year. Step by step, I'm making progress with the goal and at the end of J... Read more

  • Stupid calories

    2/1/2014 11:41:02 PM, by KTLASERS

    I ate less today than normal, but almost double the calories. I got a fast food burger for lunch. 880 calories. I had pizza for dinner. 900 calor... Read more

  • And now for something completly different.....

    2/1/2014 2:40:34 PM, by TEMPENATIVE

    Iv noticed a trend in my blogs. Positive, negative. Happy, sad. If one where to judge my personality by my occasional blogs I may be deduced to b... Read more

  • building a routine

    2/1/2014 1:11:28 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    Today was my second day of strength training at the gym. The gym was fairly quiet so I could take my time getting into a routine and using the m... Read more

  • Gettin' my groove back

    2/1/2014 1:50:00 AM, by KTLASERS

    I had a minipiphany today. I don't move anymore. I eat my feelings. I have to work hard to feel attractive. (Like serious mental practice.) ... Read more

  • Strength training session

    1/30/2014 1:19:17 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    The session I had this morning with a trainer went well and she identified 7 exercises I can do in a routine that will give me an overall workout... Read more

  • Under 300 Pounds !!

    1/30/2014 10:55:05 AM, by SHKIRK

    I weighed in today when I got to work and I am 299 pounds ! I have not been under 300 pounds since the late '90s ! The bad side is I feel terribl... Read more

  • Food hates me

    1/30/2014 1:17:42 AM, by KTLASERS

    Well, not all food. Just some food, like wheat bread and conventionally-grown corn. But do I stop eating it? No. Well, mostly, but no. So here I ... Read more

  • early exercise

    1/29/2014 11:48:44 AM, by MEMKEEPR

    I am a night owl. So I like to walk after dinner for my exercise. The neighborhood is quiet and the cool weather makes me walk briskly. (remem... Read more

  • Stress is a family affair

    1/29/2014 1:43:08 AM, by KTLASERS

    I am on a quest to destress my husband and me. We made grand plans, but we never followed through. I want to go to yoga once a week. I want to go... Read more

  • Joined a gym

    1/28/2014 1:25:32 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    Got my courage up today and joined a gym close to my house. I had a trainer take me around and demonstrate all the cardio equipment. Thursday I... Read more

  • Exercise, new experience, and girl time

    1/28/2014 1:04:57 AM, by KTLASERS

    A friend of mine is a professional belly dancer. She is giving me lessons. Today was our first. I got in a good workout, we had fun catching up, ... Read more

  • Lost 30 pounds

    1/27/2014 8:44:05 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    As of today, I have lost 30 pounds! There's been a few steps backward but obviously more steps forward in this journey to a healthier lifestyle.... Read more

  • Walking is Going Fine !!

    1/27/2014 5:14:43 PM, by SHKIRK

    I am coughing today out of the blue so I cut my walk short but.. I can now walk 1.5 mile at 3 mph !! Today I did 1 mile at 2 mph. I feel the ben... Read more

  • Super Sad Face :(

    1/27/2014 3:12:06 PM, by TEMPENATIVE

    Iv been really down today and no real trigger. I watched the new Sherlock Holmes last night and adored it. I really think I am in love with the S... Read more

  • Good, old-fashioned manual labor

    1/27/2014 1:50:03 AM, by KTLASERS

    I worked in the yard today. I'm sore and tired and have a lot more to do. It never ends, really. The calorie-burning possibilities never end! I'm... Read more

  • me and my pedometer

    1/26/2014 9:39:51 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    In the last 3 months, I have been wearing a pedometer to track my steps. I find it very motivating and my step count has increased significantly... Read more

  • If I hadn't eaten dessert

    1/26/2014 1:29:39 AM, by KTLASERS

    I'd have been under calories for the day. If I'd skipped the magic shell (that I put on banana and strawberries, at least), I'd have been in my c... Read more

  • I need to up my game

    1/25/2014 12:49:45 AM, by KTLASERS

    I started off strong. I lost two pounds in the first 9 days I had my tracker. Then I started eating like crazy. I stopped trying to get my steps.... Read more

  • peanut butter crackers

    1/24/2014 4:36:06 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    Peanut butter and Ritz crackers were my downfall yesterday. I thought I could have a couple for a "treat" but ended up eating far more. But I'm... Read more

  • Take that you stinking doctor! (Weight loss journey re-ignited)

    1/24/2014 3:59:33 PM, by WILDFLOWERB

    I have been on a serious weight loss journey since March of 2013. As of this mornings weigh in I have lost just over 60 pounds! ... Read more

  • I just didn't care

    1/23/2014 1:25:22 AM, by KTLASERS

    I didn't care today. I really wanted to get my steps. But I didn't care to actually get my steps. I really didn't want to fill up my body with to... Read more

  • want to do strength training but gym phobic

    1/22/2014 2:26:41 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    I'm trying to decide if I should join a gym. I'd like to start doing strength training but I don't know if I'm doing it right at home with the re... Read more

  • In my head

    1/22/2014 1:43:06 AM, by KTLASERS

    Three different blogs today seemed to be birthed from my own thoughts. They were all first blogs. I can't say it any better than they can, so let... Read more

  • Try it first

    1/20/2014 1:10:56 PM, by KTLASERS

    I made a meal plan for today so that maybe, for the first time a long time, I would come in close to my calorie range if not actually in it. I ac... Read more

  • Co-leader of Grain Brain and so much more.

    1/20/2014 11:43:27 AM, by FITSMALLCLOTHES

    Been with Sparkpeople over two years, met goal and now became a co-leader of a team. Recently changed my name to Fitsmallclothes to recogni... Read more

  • Eat to live

    1/20/2014 12:41:34 AM, by KTLASERS

    You've probably heard the expression "eat to live; don't live to eat." Maybe you don't really know what it means. Maybe you do. Maybe you hate it... Read more

  • like a moth, drawn to the light

    1/19/2014 10:18:41 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    I noticed an oddity about myself when I walk in the evening and the streetlights are on. It's like I'm drawn to light like a moth. My mind must... Read more

  • Time is flying

    1/19/2014 2:01:24 AM, by KTLASERS

    Yesterday my oldest turned 6. Today we had her party. It's been two straight days of celebration. Food-wise, I haven't done too badly. Activity-w... Read more

  • racquetball fun

    1/18/2014 4:32:30 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    My husband and I played racquetball for the first time in over 10 years. We had fun and didn't hurt ourselves or each other. We did have quite ... Read more

  • It's All About the Effort

    1/17/2014 6:44:00 PM, by DISNEYDIVA79

    Towards the end of this past year, as my eating habits had spiraled out of control for the umpteenth time and I weighed the most I ever had in my... Read more

  • one step closer...

    1/17/2014 1:03:49 PM, by MEMKEEPR

    As I was on the treadmill listening to songs on my iPod, one of them had the repeated line "one step closer". And it made me think about how I'm... Read more

  • Soccer moms

    1/17/2014 3:14:28 AM, by KTLASERS

    I was wondering how so many sports parents could be so overweight. I mean--you're always running around taking your kids to practices and games a... Read more

  • I feel so good when I exercise

    1/17/2014 2:47:55 AM, by KTLASERS

    Not just because I feel good about myself for being active and not just because of the endorphins. It really regulates my body. When I don't move... Read more

  • Walking!!

    1/16/2014 5:18:52 PM, by SHKIRK

    I have offically hit the mile walk !! YEa!! YEA !! 1 year ago it seems like a dream..but today I did it w/o even any kind of pain. I have been w... Read more

  • Sleep is important

    1/15/2014 2:34:44 AM, by KTLASERS

    Every night, my body is ready for bed around 8 or 9, but that's my first opportunity of the day to get stuff done sans kids, so my brain won't le... Read more

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