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  • Feel like forever again!

    3/30/2017 11:01:39 AM, by BECCA_73

    What I thought was going to be just a few days here and there last fall/winter that I would miss logging on to Spark, ended up being, well.... Mo... Read more

  • Dropped another 5 pounds

    3/30/2017 9:42:41 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, I am down even further with my weight. I weighed myself this morning and I weighed 194 pounds. Yesterday I was at 199 pounds. At least I go... Read more


    3/29/2017 11:04:56 PM, by 1958TMC

    Just a quick hello to wish everyone a happy Thursday. You only have one chance at the day, so make it count. GOD BLESS 🌷... Read more

  • 3/29/17 - Bedtime

    3/29/2017 10:39:29 PM, by GORDON66

    A car made a left hand turn right in front of me, and I was able to avoid hitting him. Trainer Karen has mostly senior clients, ... Read more

  • Back down under 200 pounds

    3/29/2017 9:17:47 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I finally got back under 200 pounds. Well, I am at 199 pounds but at least I am under 200 pounds. Its a small step right now but its something. I... Read more

  • 3/28/17 - Bedtime

    3/28/2017 11:11:48 PM, by GORDON66

    I'm happy I'm able to run across the street to avoid traffic. When I broke my favorite water bottle, I was really bummed. It was a handout ... Read more

  • My brown pants fit!

    3/28/2017 3:06:25 PM, by GORDON66

    When the button popped off my brown pants, I put the button in one of the pockets and hung the pants in my closet. This happened late last sprin... Read more

  • RIP to my dog

    3/28/2017 2:49:25 PM, by BAIXOMUSIC

    It is a sad day. After 14 years, I had to make the difficult decision to put my dog Colby down yesterday. His physical health was deteriorating... Read more

  • 3/27/17 - Bedtime

    3/27/2017 10:41:27 PM, by GORDON66

    I am grateful that I can pay my bills. After a lifetime of abusing my body with food, I am grateful that I'm remarkably healthy. When I... Read more

  • Weight gain and another photo in the newspaper

    3/27/2017 10:33:19 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I am not at 198 pounds anymore. I did get up to 203 pounds, down to 200 pounds, back up to 201 pounds. Now I am back at 200 pounds. But I am stil... Read more

  • Week 1 Update

    3/27/2017 9:31:20 AM, by AMANSKE1

    I'm a week in, and I would say doing just "ok", but, I'm doing it. There were some tough days in there, with cravings for the food I'm used to e... Read more

  • 3/26/17 - Bedtime

    3/26/2017 10:31:53 PM, by GORDON66

    It sure takes a lot of time to chop up fresh vegetables for soup/stew/chili, but there's always a payoff. Everything tastes so much better. ... Read more

  • Getting it done

    3/26/2017 5:52:42 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Finished the taxes, cleaned out the file cabinet and now cleaning my jewelry box out. Said Id get it done by end of March. Feels great.... Read more

  • Having my lox and bagel and eating it too

    3/26/2017 5:29:21 PM, by GORDON66

    Up until a couple of weeks ago, I'd never had lox and a bagel. I had gotten a flyer for Einstein Bagels, and there was a $2 off coupon for a Nov... Read more

  • 3/25/17 - Bedtime

    3/25/2017 10:41:18 PM, by GORDON66

    It's been raining on and off all day. Right now the rain is in the "off" position. After yesterday's 80 degrees, it's gotten ve... Read more

  • Heel pain doesn't go away

    3/25/2017 10:33:45 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    I have been struggling with heel pain for over two months and I have tried everything and it doesn't get any better. I was told it was achilles t... Read more

  • 3/23/17 - Bedtime

    3/23/2017 11:45:23 PM, by GORDON66

    Around 7:30 this evening, lightning lit up the sky. and the rain followed. It came down pretty heavy, but the rain didn't last that long. When ... Read more

  • Gettin' in the groove.

    3/23/2017 9:00:09 PM, by CUBSOPHILE

    I think I have found a weight loss program that works for me. I am off gluten and high citric acid fruits like tomatoes and lemon/lime.... and I... Read more

  • 3/22/17 - Bedtime

    3/22/2017 10:41:21 PM, by GORDON66

    I was looking forward to using shrimp in my salad today. When I got to the fish counter, the fully cooked shrimp were frozen, but I bought some ... Read more

  • 3/21/17 - Bedtime

    3/21/2017 10:59:28 PM, by GORDON66

    I went into the office today and made it a point to walk around for a minute every hour. Adding just that bit of movement throughout the day hel... Read more

  • Learning to Walk Again

    3/21/2017 12:05:53 PM, by DISNEYDAMSEL1

    I took some time off to get some surgery. Well let's be honest. I fell off the wagon in October when I learned surgery was no longer avoidable. I... Read more

  • Broke another plateau

    3/21/2017 11:46:29 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I broke a 2 day plateau. It isn't much but to me its something. I was at 199 pounds since Sunday and now I'm at 198 pounds. Its a pound but it is... Read more

  • 3/20/17 - Bedtime

    3/20/2017 10:48:43 PM, by GORDON66

    I had a doctor's appointment to day. I lost eight pounds, and my blood pressure is 110/71. The fitness center is adding more ... Read more

  • Dry mouth and throat with CPAP at night

    3/20/2017 4:26:32 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Got a question for people who are a CPAP machine. Does anyone have a dry mouth and throat when on their CPAP at night no matter which mask you're... Read more

  • Week 12 and First day of Spring

    3/20/2017 1:21:02 PM, by OZARKMARY

    First day of Spring that is to hit possibly 80!! Hope this doesn't predict summer. Haha Last week's... Read more

  • Broke the plateau

    3/20/2017 10:02:34 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I broke my plateau yesterday. I was at 200 pounds starting a week ago tomorrow. And when I checked my weight yesterday, I was at 199 pounds. I am... Read more

  • What happened?!

    3/20/2017 9:24:04 AM, by AMANSKE1

    Life - that's what happened! The last time I posted, I was just 12 weeks into my 3rd pregnancy. Now my little guy is almost 18 months old! I hav... Read more

  • 3/19/17 - Bedtime

    3/19/2017 11:18:33 PM, by GORDON66

    Since it is Lent, I've been trying to eat more fish, so today I made fish chowder. I used tilapia, and the dish has a very nice flavor. Tod... Read more

  • Am I finally growing up

    3/19/2017 9:54:46 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    My chronological age doesn't always match my emotional and intellectual age. I am always telling my 13 and 15 year old girls things to have them... Read more

  • 3/18/17 - Bedtime

    3/18/2017 11:12:09 PM, by GORDON66

    I put some sunflower seeds on the patio. My kitties were sitting by the window and started chattering. When I got up to look to see what they h... Read more

  • Saturday

    3/18/2017 8:48:40 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    So glad that another week is done. Been a challenge on some fronts. Getting the kids off to school by myself has been challenging just as it en... Read more

  • 3/17/17 - Bedtime

    3/17/2017 11:14:55 PM, by GORDON66

    For breakfast, I had oatmeal with strawberries. Trainer Nick had a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios and leftovers; half of a hamburger. Is it just me... Read more

  • Thank you to the Spark Community

    3/17/2017 10:36:55 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    When I went to post my weight this week, I saw how long I have been on this site with very little weight loss. I made some changes recently and ... Read more

  • 3/16/17 - Bedtime

    3/16/2017 11:32:17 PM, by GORDON66

    With apples, you can just never tell how good they will be. The skins hide a lot of sins. Today was a good day. The inside tasted just as terr... Read more

  • Spoke too soon

    3/16/2017 9:35:13 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Thanks to everyone for the words of encouragement. I did stick it out and not get discouraged and today there is a movement in the scale. It re... Read more

  • 3/15/17 - Bedtime

    3/15/2017 10:51:11 PM, by GORDON66

    The ides of March is in its last hours, and, thankfully, there was no reason to "beware". Gosh. I should have had a Caesar salad. Et tu, Brute... Read more

  • No change in weight

    3/15/2017 12:02:05 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My weight hasn't changed. I am still at 200 pounds. I couldn't do any exercising yesterday due to the cold weather and I was wearing a dress. Plu... Read more

  • Determined

    3/15/2017 9:50:25 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Well the scale is flat again, no movement and I have been faithful to the logging and food intake and exercise. This is the test can I stay moti... Read more

  • Beautiful weather in Sacramento

    3/14/2017 11:25:09 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    We have had such a rainy winter it is glorious to have an 80 degree day. Hello spring. The east coast snow was beautiful but Im happy to report... Read more

  • 3/14/17 - Bedtime

    3/14/2017 11:15:05 PM, by GORDON66

    This morning I got up at 5:30 to shovel snow before going into work, and I'm glad I did. After a long workday, coming home to all that snow is n... Read more

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