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  • Let's Get Blogging

    3/21/2017 12:22:00 AM, by MA-BALLARATE

    Today I just reread the spark article about how weight-loss blogging can help you achieve your goals. So I thought long and hard about it, so now... Read more

  • I did what?

    2/14/2017 2:57:33 AM, by MA-BALLARATE

    Oh man, Sunday was nuts. Drove down to Sausalito with the boyfriend. We were trying to do this hike called Slacker's Hill, but the parking lot wa... Read more

  • A Surprising Fitness Partner

    2/9/2017 12:26:26 PM, by MA-BALLARATE

    I've always read that it can be very beneficial to have a fitness buddy, someone to work out with, to practice accountability with. In theory, I ... Read more

  • Another Year Another Stress Fracture

    1/21/2017 1:20:24 PM, by AASMAI

    Hey everyone! I've been having a lot of pain in my right foot for about a month and finally saw a podiatrist. And guess what ? I have a stre... Read more

  • How I Use My Bullet Journal for My Health!

    1/12/2017 8:47:00 PM, by MA-BALLARATE

    My new obsession is the Bullet Journal. It's seriously this amazing planning system that can incorporate basically anything you want. Now I love ... Read more

  • Welcome to 2017

    1/10/2017 9:45:57 PM, by MA-BALLARATE

    So, I didn't get there with my end of the year goal in 2016. I was hoping that between November and the New Year I'd be able to lose 8 lb. While ... Read more

  • Oooooh! Goal Weight #1

    12/22/2016 4:44:04 AM, by SPARKCASSANDRA

    So, well, I, um... Reached Goal Weight Number 1! AAAAAAHHHHHHH! (Ok Cassandra, calm down. Breathe). So this is the weight that I had reached and ... Read more

  • Breaking Out of Exercise Ruts!

    12/16/2016 7:48:45 AM, by SPARKCASSANDRA

    I am, 100%, the type of person who falls into ruts when trying to be healthy- specifically, exercise ruts. Don't get me wrong, I love exercise! B... Read more

  • Bring on the snowshoeing!

    12/12/2016 5:21:44 AM, by SPARKCASSANDRA

    I love summer, for the exercise especially! There is something so wonderful about jumping out of bed, running down to the nearest hiking trail an... Read more

  • Too Much! Triggering or motivating?

    12/11/2016 6:56:17 AM, by MADEMOISELLE124

    So I started out my journey at a very healthy weight 7-8 years ago. 135-140 pounds and 5'5. Perfect for an athlete. Well, then the reality of mid... Read more

  • Learning To Love Recovery

    12/9/2016 6:03:06 AM, by MADEMOISELLE124

    These past few years I have bounced around weight-wise under the diagnosis of Bulimia. I would either eat everything I could find (gosh, if you h... Read more

  • 1 Week and 7 Days

    12/2/2016 8:13:07 PM, by HEAVYMETALANGEL

    I have officially finished a week of changing my life! Just keeping going everybody, just take one day at a time. .... Read more

  • Day 5

    11/30/2016 9:36:43 AM, by HEAVYMETALANGEL

    I would like to thank everybody for the support this week so far. I now feel more comfortable at the gym. I would like to congratulate everybody ... Read more

  • Day 2

    11/27/2016 7:59:04 PM, by HEAVYMETALANGEL

    This day became harder. The feeling at the gym has not ended yet. I still felt like everyone was staring at me. The hardest thing for me today wa... Read more

  • Day 1

    11/26/2016 10:02:28 PM, by HEAVYMETALANGEL

    Day 1 is starting off great, but I need some motivation to keep this up. My biggest problem today was at the gym. I signed up for Gold's gym. I a... Read more

  • Weekend Reflection

    11/6/2016 8:37:22 PM, by RAINEEDAYZE

    This was our first weekend on the program together, so I did expect a few bumps. We went to the mall for early voting and our favorite burger joi... Read more

  • Day 3

    11/3/2016 10:23:01 PM, by RAINEEDAYZE

    Started the day off pretty good. Lately, me and Jon have both been keeping each other in check by making sure we log all our food and make better... Read more

  • Back to the Beginning

    11/1/2016 5:25:28 PM, by RAINEEDAYZE

    I've been away from here for around 2 years and though other aspects of my life have improved, my health unfortunately is not one of them. After ... Read more

  • Missing being fit

    10/19/2016 4:57:45 PM, by YOUCANDOIT225

    I am currently 225 5'3 my goal is to be 160 possibly ... Read more

  • First 5K

    7/18/2016 3:01:43 PM, by SYDSTARR

    Yesterday was my first time participating and completing a 5k walk. It was so awesome knowing that myself, my brothers, along with 5k other peopl... Read more

  • Started from the Bottom

    6/19/2016 9:16:46 AM, by SYDSTARR

    I hope this inspires others to keep moving and when y... Read more

  • Getting Somewhere

    5/24/2016 10:14:33 PM, by SYDSTARR

    I've been "stuck" on a plateau for about 2 months now.... Read more

  • Feeling Stuck

    4/25/2016 9:49:19 PM, by SYDSTARR

    I am trying my best not to get discouraged but I have been stuck on a plateau for over a month now. I have tried to keep up the positivity but I'... Read more

  • Accountibility

    3/28/2016 11:25:30 PM, by JAYDIQ04

    So I haven't been keeping up with my goals too much. This is an awful cycle.... Read more

  • 1/4 Of The Way To My Weight Loss Goal

    3/20/2016 11:19:18 AM, by SYDSTARR

    Super excited to say that I have made it to my 1/4 mark for my weight loss goal. It has not been an easy four months but every time I went off tr... Read more

  • #Goals

    3/15/2016 11:00:26 PM, by JAYDIQ04

    Hey! So today I sat down and wrote out some goals. Any questions or constructive criticism is totally welcomed! Anyway, here it goes. Long T... Read more

  • Starting Over

    3/15/2016 12:52:58 AM, by JAYDIQ04

    So basically I have totally been down this road before. I want this time to be different, maybe I'll actually listen to all the advice I've been ... Read more

  • snow

    1/25/2016 1:04:33 PM, by VEEGIRL10

    its so hard to stick to a diet when you're snowed in and have nothing to do.... Read more

  • Weekly Goals

    1/12/2016 2:30:09 PM, by AEROGIRL1594

    I think that I am going to start making weekly goals so that I have something to really work for. I plan to set a nutrition, fitness and self lov... Read more

  • One Step Closer

    1/10/2016 5:35:26 PM, by SYDSTARR

    I am convinced that working out saved …. is saving my life. In October I was dumped after 3 years and with no reason. This really had me down in... Read more

  • First Day Back...

    1/3/2016 8:57:09 PM, by AEROGIRL1594

    Today was my first day back when it comes to tracking calories. I hate tracking calories but I also hate what I look like. I have to do this. I a... Read more

  • Support

    12/14/2015 3:18:51 PM, by CAROLYNK8

    I am my own support system but my friend Shannon is a huge help too.... Read more

  • Results

    12/14/2015 2:10:45 PM, by CAROLYNK8

    This weekend was tough. I had a holiday party and then got to spend time with my boyfriend which demotivated me from working out. Luckily I am ba... Read more

  • 3 Good Things this Week

    12/11/2015 12:47:59 PM, by CAROLYNK8

    I ate really well and didn't punish myself if I had a slip up. I went to the gym everyday and enjoyed feeling healthier and stronger. I slept ama... Read more

  • Routine

    12/10/2015 10:24:33 AM, by CAROLYNK8

    In the next week I want to continue with the success I've had meal planning and going to my excersising classes. So far with planning ahead every... Read more

  • Tips and tricks

    12/9/2015 9:45:24 AM, by CAROLYNK8

    I meal prep and plan but I also commit to a workout schedule. Making it seem like something that is scheduled and I can't skip makes me feel like... Read more

  • Meal planning

    12/8/2015 12:00:51 PM, by CAROLYNK8

    I have been meal planning and prepping which has really helped me to stay on track.... Read more

  • Progress

    12/5/2015 2:38:17 PM, by COGCOG

    I feel like things are finally starting to move forward in my treatment. I didn't have my lithium for a few days due to some sort of confusi... Read more

  • Something Is Better Then Nothing

    11/21/2015 8:31:12 PM, by SYDSTARR

    First I just want to say that I am finding this blogging thing to be extremely therapeutic to be able to write and have people comment with love... Read more

  • Starting Over Again With Everything

    11/20/2015 11:33:42 PM, by SYDSTARR

    Sooooo I am starting over again. They say it takes really takes about 2 months to create a new habit and I am on week 4 with watching my diet and... Read more

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