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  • Does this count?

    4/19/2015 9:28:03 AM, by DONNA_W

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  • Sunday Rest

    4/19/2015 3:10:46 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    I am on Day 3 of my six week "induction" to the EAT TO LIVE program put together by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. So far I have stuck to the plan perfectly.... Read more

  • Bust A Move!

    4/19/2015 2:00:20 AM, by _LINDA

    The fitness fun day arrived! When I got there, I discovered they had moved things around again. My spot had changed, and was still on the edge... Read more

  • SparkPeople giveaways, prizes. Your voice please!

    4/18/2015 8:10:01 PM, by MIAMIRN

    SparkPeople used to have giveaways, prizes and stuff. Where have they gone? I once won an exercise video on the wheel. It was a thrill. SparkPe... Read more

  • Excited About Tomorrow!

    4/18/2015 1:59:55 AM, by _LINDA

    Its finally arrived! My reward for fundraising for breast cancer research and the breast cancer center. My all day health and wellness party. ... Read more

  • I'm a Nana!

    4/17/2015 6:55:09 PM, by ROCKPORT9

    What an adventure! Our first grand child was born Tuesday- Charlie Robert, named after my husband and his paternal grandfather, 7 lbs. 15 ounces... Read more

  • A New Six Week Start

    4/17/2015 6:02:33 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    4-17-15 Day Two Yesterday I finally did it. I put together a perfect day. I went out to eat at a new restaurant where they had all kinds of... Read more

  • Golf and RA - post surgery

    4/16/2015 11:32:05 PM, by SBECKER526

    I have worried about golfing, RA, and post abdominal surgery. My surgery on Jan 17 restricted me from exercise for 2 weeks and then with modific... Read more

  • Cough Update

    4/15/2015 5:51:08 PM, by BKWERM

    I went to the doctor's because I've had a cough for 7 weeks and my friends (real-life and Spark) were worried and kept insisting I go again (I've... Read more

  • Working It Wednesday!

    4/15/2015 11:07:00 AM, by _LINDA

    So there were two days I hit seven to eight hours sleep, but with wake ups. Each time I was in a lot of pain. I think a lot of it was due to no... Read more

  • PiYo - Day 5

    4/15/2015 5:51:25 AM, by BKWERM

    Today, I combined the Lower Body workout and the Upper Body workout for a total of 45 minutes of exercise. It still didn't give me much of a cal... Read more

  • Another Rest Day

    4/14/2015 6:12:24 AM, by BKWERM

    I didn't have a good sleep last night so I elected to sleep in rather than doing PiYo. I was coughing for a lot of the night again. Sigh... I ... Read more

  • Walking Wounded

    4/13/2015 8:01:59 PM, by _LINDA

    I have been pushing through quite a bit of pain lately. Near the end of my walk on Sunday, I felt what I thought was a shin splint happening abo... Read more

  • PiYo - Day 4

    4/13/2015 5:47:38 AM, by BKWERM

    Day 4 is called Sweat and so far, it's my favourite as it's mostly standing work like lunges and squats. There were also a lot of balancing exer... Read more

  • Recognizing change in me

    4/12/2015 11:06:19 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am accepting the challenges that lie ahead for me. Bob has been ill most days. His stomach is finicky. Sometimes restaurant food appeals mor... Read more

  • Marathon of Hope

    4/12/2015 2:35:46 PM, by _LINDA

    Terry Fox was a young Canadian male 18 years old diagnosed with bone cancer to which he lost his leg. He decided to do a cross Canada marathon ... Read more

  • Sleep Of The Dead

    4/11/2015 10:49:43 PM, by _LINDA

    After running Friday's bridge game at the club, I was tired, but I needed to go home get my bank card, drop off the change from the club and walk... Read more

  • PiYo - Day 3

    4/11/2015 11:26:27 AM, by BKWERM

    Today's workout was supposed to be upper body-focused but there was actually a lot of core work plus Chalene's favourite tricep pushups, which I ... Read more

  • Day 19

    4/10/2015 1:30:40 PM, by NEWMARILYN

    I'm not doing so good. My BP went sky high on Wednesday. I've been eating out of control. I can't get any good sleep. And, I'm having really bad ... Read more

  • PiYo - Day 2

    4/10/2015 5:46:56 AM, by BKWERM

    Today was Define: Lower Body. There were a lot of Warrior poses, which are pretty easy, well except for Warrior 3 because I have no sense of bal... Read more

  • Furious!

    4/9/2015 10:31:15 PM, by _LINDA

    I visited my family Dr. and she agreed I needed careful checking out and promptly. Before she could refer me to the specialists, she needed test... Read more

  • PiYo - Day 1 is in the books

    4/9/2015 5:46:48 AM, by BKWERM

    Day 1 is in the books. The first DVD in the program gives you the fundamental moves. I could do most of them with modifications but the ones that... Read more

  • Keeping calm

    4/8/2015 11:17:57 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am diligently working on taking things in stride. I heard a speaker in January who reinforced that we are defined by our passions and not by o... Read more

  • Piloxing!

    4/8/2015 12:38:26 AM, by _LINDA

    It wasn't hard to find Piloxing videos online. There were lots, mostly short 10 minutes or less but they showed what to expect. They use weight... Read more

  • CAMO Crew Challenge

    4/7/2015 7:29:15 PM, by 4-1HEALTHYCYNDI

    OK, I keep meaning to do update blogs weekly. But it just isn't happening like I wish it would. They don't just write themselves and I'm so bus... Read more

  • Choosing a Workout Program to Do

    4/6/2015 2:48:29 PM, by BKWERM

    BLC27 is almost at an end and I'd like to do one of my 4 workout programs between rounds (BLC28 starts May 20) but I don't know which one I shoul... Read more

  • Day 15

    4/6/2015 2:08:53 PM, by NEWMARILYN

    Why can't I do this?... Read more

  • Health not perfection. A Metamorphosis...

    4/5/2015 10:49:59 PM, by MIAMIRN

    Hi all After I wrote this I thought, Will anyone understand? Will anyone care? I don't want anyone to feel bad for me. I want them to rejoic... Read more

  • Hope for less pain

    4/4/2015 11:05:18 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am hopeful for lessening of pain. I have spent time with yoga and tai chi at home. I have plans to exercise for 30 in the morning, 60 minutes... Read more

  • I'm stepping up my steps

    4/4/2015 7:40:48 PM, by DONNA_W

    Since getting my fitness tracker, I have been inspired to try and walk more and get in the steps to reach 10,000 a day. This used to seem nearly... Read more

  • Movie And a Dinner with Sister

    4/3/2015 10:33:12 PM, by _LINDA

    My sister Sandy (SABLE77) came into the city from the farm so she could go on the bus early in the morning to Edmonton to visit her daughter with... Read more

  • I'm Baaaaack

    4/3/2015 9:10:00 PM, by HMATTAX

    Wow, a year and a half since posting! I should fix that. Over that year and a half I managed to gain a lot of weight, especially over the pa... Read more

  • 100 Club

    4/3/2015 1:55:36 PM, by --MAY--

    I am on a TEAM called the "100 Club" it is where you do 100 of any Exercise a day!! So I picked 100 Jumping Jacks 100 seconds ... Read more

  • Day 12

    4/3/2015 10:01:04 AM, by NEWMARILYN

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  • dear people in my life

    4/2/2015 11:08:47 PM, by SBECKER526

    Today I ran into a person who is so dear to me. I have not seen him for almost a year. I am reminded how I need to reach out more to those who ... Read more

  • Day 11

    4/2/2015 11:02:56 AM, by NEWMARILYN

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  • Day 10

    4/2/2015 11:02:31 AM, by NEWMARILYN

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  • Rebuttal

    4/2/2015 6:34:45 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    I am not snacking on sugar. I am making recipes that conform to the Eat to Live program. A program that has helped thousands of people lose ast... Read more

  • Last Month!

    4/2/2015 1:58:46 AM, by _LINDA

    My big training month is nearly over. Why I had ramped up the fitness minutes (and as a bonus the steps) was because I wanted to fully participa... Read more

  • Assessment

    4/1/2015 4:20:56 PM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    A week ago, after eating poorly for a couple of weeks (by poorly, i mean not perfectly. Meals were ok but too much eating out and some snacking)... Read more

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