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  • 5/4/15 - Bedtime

    5/4/2015 10:44:34 PM, by GORDON66

    I wore my favorite Turkey Trot T-shirt. The background is white, and the prints are rather Warholesque. I really like it. After work, I du... Read more

  • 5/3/15 - Bedtime

    5/3/2015 10:45:52 PM, by GORDON66

    Today is my brother's birthday. Happy Birthday Michael!!! This morning I took another strength class at the Park District. As I was about ... Read more

  • Made it! 8 weeks Gluten Free!!

    5/3/2015 11:16:29 AM, by NEELIXNKES

    I didn't think that I would make it to this point. I really was struggling to get started earlier this year. It took me almost 5 months to really... Read more

  • 5/2/15 - Bedtime

    5/2/2015 11:58:47 PM, by GORDON66

    I survived a 60 minute strength class followed by a 45 minute training session. Yes, I know. This is probably excessive. I let you know how I ... Read more

  • Only 5 months left, how did that happen?

    5/2/2015 10:46:31 AM, by NEELIXNKES

    So my niece is getting married in 5 months. I had wanted to be in One-derland by that time but I doubt that will happen. I can try though right? ... Read more

  • 5/1/15 - Bedtime

    5/1/2015 11:54:53 PM, by GORDON66

    My official race time is 49.27, so that means I was walking at just under 16 minutes a mile. I'm pretty pleased. My goal is to finish a 5K in u... Read more

  • 4/30/15 - Bedtime

    4/30/2015 10:56:40 PM, by GORDON66

    I completed a 5K this evening in around 50 minutes. We all had a timing chip, so when the results are posted, I'll know exactly how long it took... Read more

  • 4/29/15 - Bedtime

    4/29/2015 11:13:46 PM, by GORDON66

    Instead of thinking about how far I have to go, I've given much thought to how far I've come and what it took to get me here. It was worth the s... Read more

  • Almost 10 years on SparkPeople

    4/29/2015 2:24:16 PM, by SANDYMCG1524

    Wow, I can't beleive I have been coming on Spark People for almost 10 years and I have not lost the weight. I actually at my highest ever!!! Why... Read more

  • Day-23 Back on track

    4/29/2015 9:34:42 AM, by NORDY44

    Got back on track yesterday. I'm feeling more energized than I have in awhile. Today is definitely a better day! I'm going to hold onto thi... Read more

  • 4/28/15 - Bedtime

    4/28/2015 11:14:34 PM, by GORDON66

    One of the personal trainers is working toward a doctorate in physical therapy. We spoke this evening, and I'm going to start taking some sessio... Read more

  • Day 22-hard day

    4/28/2015 2:55:00 PM, by NORDY44

    Gained a lb back, ughhhhhh. Not unexpeceted, but ughhhhhhh! I dropped back into my old bad habits for the last few days. Not eating horrible, jus... Read more

  • Tomorrow is Day 45!!!

    4/28/2015 1:11:31 PM, by ANIKA34

    WOW!! I can't believe that tomorrow is day number 45 in my first cycle of my 60 day program! I have been doing the best I can, staying on track a... Read more

  • Fitbit

    4/28/2015 1:07:40 PM, by PATTIE68

    loving mine truly keeps me motivated ... Read more

  • Starting off a little different this time

    4/28/2015 11:09:04 AM, by ANGELASUE1019

    So I am not a newbie to SparkPeople, I am what one would call a yoyo spark. I come all ready to begin, I set up my page, I make blog posts, I com... Read more

  • 4/27/15 - Bedtime

    4/27/2015 10:35:53 PM, by GORDON66

    I work in an insurance agency and handle personal lines - homeowners, auto, umbrella, etc. One of our clients thought he wanted a particular com... Read more

  • 4/26/15 - Bedtime

    4/26/2015 9:50:02 PM, by GORDON66

    It was nice enough for me to get out in the yard and do some gardening. The thyme is getting out of hand so I pulled part of the plant out o... Read more

  • 4/25/15 - Bedtime

    4/25/2015 11:37:36 PM, by GORDON66

    It's been raining most of the day, so I'm thankful for the gym and fitness center. I ran into a neighbor at the gym, and we had a nice cha... Read more

  • Not really feeling it -

    4/25/2015 4:36:49 PM, by NEELIXNKES

    Today I am pretty bummed out. The day started out okay but is going downhill quickly. Lots to do and no desire to do it. I'm back in the darn ro... Read more

  • A Wonderful Morning

    4/25/2015 1:51:35 PM, by CBLEE12881

    This morning was wonderful! I slept 9 hours and woke up early, feeling refreshed. Since it's Saturday I knew that today was my "weigh-in day". ... Read more

  • Travel Weight Loss Experiment

    4/25/2015 8:31:14 AM, by GRAMCRACKER46

    Next week hubby and I begin a 4 month travel with our travel trailer to see some of our beautiful country. Particularly Pennsylvannia, upstate N... Read more

  • 4/24/15

    4/24/2015 11:55:25 PM, by GORDON66

    I signed up for my first 5K of the season. Between the leg presses and deadlifts, my legs are already feeling a bit sore. Oh well - I worke... Read more

  • Day 18- Happy and Scared

    4/24/2015 11:46:14 AM, by NORDY44

    I've lost 3 lbs in a few weeks which doesn't sound like a lot, but for me is pretty amazing. I'm so proud of losing the weight and more important... Read more

  • 4/23/15 - Bedtime

    4/23/2015 11:20:35 PM, by GORDON66

    Don't tell anyone, but this evening's team training session was free!!! Got in a nice long outdoor walk. Althou... Read more

  • 4/22/15 - Bedtime

    4/22/2015 11:06:50 PM, by GORDON66

    Although it was rather chilly, I spent a good part of the evening clearing a flower bed. The very fresh air was invigorating. I opened the ... Read more

  • Holy cow, it has been a long arduous excruciating journey...

    4/22/2015 9:57:34 AM, by GCARMSTRONG1977

    but I'm back in the community. My discipline has faltered, my temptations have won out and I find myself at the beginning of a weightloss / acti... Read more

  • Day 16

    4/22/2015 8:43:43 AM, by NORDY44

    Wasn't feeling well yesterday. Took it easy and ate whatever felt right at the moment. Wasn't a stellar day for health and activity, but it was e... Read more

  • 4/21/15 - Bedtime

    4/21/2015 10:50:04 PM, by GORDON66

    When I got home from the gym, I found a box with the coneflowers and geraniums I ordered. I hope I can get them all in the ground ... Read more

  • 4/20/15 - Bedtime

    4/20/2015 10:45:15 PM, by GORDON66

    Since I was feeling sorry for myself and needed to prove a point, I took two strength training classes yesterday morning. I'll gladly admit that... Read more

  • Day 14; still going

    4/20/2015 8:23:05 AM, by NORDY44

    Two weeks in, I'm feeling really proud of myself. I'm sticking with my goals without completely going overboard. I'm letting myself have a big me... Read more

  • 8 Years Today

    4/19/2015 8:48:02 AM, by FRANNIEDID

    I joined Spark People 8 years ago today. I have lost and gained pounds, I will always work on the weight thing, but what has remained is my comm... Read more

  • 4/18/15 - Bedtime

    4/19/2015 12:08:14 AM, by GORDON66

    For the first time this season, I mowed the lawn. Freshly cut grass smells terrific!!!! I'm thankful that I have the mobility, energy, ... Read more

  • Fake it until you become it

    4/18/2015 4:08:57 PM, by NEELIXNKES

    Amy Cuddy did a Ted Talk a few years back and I ran across it today. It's pretty powerful and motivating. I tried power posing for a few minutes ... Read more

  • 4/17/15 - Bedtime

    4/18/2015 12:02:38 AM, by GORDON66

    Completed a 110-pound deadlift. Completed a set of 140-pound let presses. This evening it was warm enough that ... Read more

  • Sorry for the long delay

    4/17/2015 11:53:13 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm sorry for the delay but there hasn't been much news coming from here. I have been feeling better since my trip to the emergency room but the ... Read more

  • 4/16/15 - Bedtime

    4/16/2015 10:53:49 PM, by GORDON66

    I held a plank for three minutes. My goal is five minutes, so I'm getting closer. My clothes in the spring colors are getting clo... Read more

  • Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

    4/16/2015 10:16:33 AM, by GORDON66

    "Don't be afraid of change. You may lose something good, but you may gain something better." I binge to fill an unnamed void. Although I'v... Read more

  • 4/15/15 - Bedtime

    4/15/2015 11:28:56 PM, by GORDON66

    Talking to an objective person about my weight issues is very helpful. I stopped at the gym to take advantage of the Tax Day Special and use... Read more

  • Waking up thin

    4/15/2015 10:15:37 AM, by GORDON66

    Whenever I get a chance to wish upon a star, I make a wish to be thin. I've thought how wonderful it would be to get out of bed with my nightgow... Read more

  • 4/14/15 - Bedtime

    4/14/2015 11:09:51 PM, by GORDON66

    I filed my IL state taxes, and I'm getting a refund. Tomorrow is the gym's tax day sale on personal training. I bought a fair n... Read more

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