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  • Celebrating a small victory

    1/9/2018 7:11:38 PM, by DONDAIN

    I lost 1.3 pounds since the first of January. Small victory. I have also started cutting out soda from my diet. I know that it is extremely bad f... Read more

  • Hard Beginning

    1/8/2018 11:48:36 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    Well, it is 2018, a New Year, and I can say it has been hard. Just recently 1. Watched a funeral of a Deputy that was killed in the line of dut... Read more

  • Week 1 of 2018 in the books

    1/7/2018 1:21:13 PM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I did pretty ok this first week of January. I lost 3 pounds, and got lectured by my daughter (I guess she decided to be my accountability buddy ... Read more

  • Death

    1/6/2018 10:10:59 PM, by DONDAIN

    I lost two friends, one on the 4th and one on the 5th. The one on the 4th I have not seen in several years. He was a good guy. The one on the 5th... Read more

  • Back again on this journey to a healthier me

    1/5/2018 12:51:42 PM, by LISAMELANIE47

    So it has been a very long time since I used Spark People properly but have decided that this was the one tool I have used over the last few year... Read more

  • It's freaking freezing, Bigglesworth!

    1/4/2018 8:31:22 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I moved to the Carolinas to get away from brutal cold and snow. I'm happy to say I have no snow, but boy is it cold! They are saying the wind c... Read more

  • 2018?!

    1/1/2018 9:36:26 PM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Wow, here it is a new year!! Always a good time to "start over", so to speak. Definitely going to do that in my case! I do have a bit of motiv... Read more

  • 2018, here we go!

    1/1/2018 9:50:07 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I was a very naughty girl and didn't take my medication yesterday. Needless to say I am a little swollen today, but that's ok. It's a new year ... Read more

  • Life's Simple Joys

    12/31/2017 6:56:08 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I'd like to introduce you all to someone very special to our family. Say hello to Gingersnap, our kitty. She's keeping Boo's chair warm this ea... Read more

  • Changing My Mind Set

    12/18/2017 10:35:54 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    One thing that I find hard to do when it comes to changing the way I eat and exercise, is my mind. I can tell my myself what I want to do, but ha... Read more

  • Well this is not what I expected

    12/10/2017 10:53:10 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    It's been a week, in the sense that I wish it hadn't gone the way that it did mostly. Thursday we had tickets to go see Trans Siberian Orche... Read more

  • A Gift

    12/6/2017 8:13:06 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    It's that gift giving time of year. I'm one who loves to give to people. For instance, when I stopped at Dunkin Donuts Saturday on my way home ... Read more

  • Day 6

    12/3/2017 8:26:32 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Friday I managed 4 hours out of 10, which is becoming my average. Yesterday, I only managed to hit 2 hours. I admit it, I was lazy yesterday mo... Read more

  • Challenge Day 4

    12/1/2017 8:39:34 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I didn't get to write a blog for Day 3, as I hit the ground writing yesterday (I can't even say running). I'll explain later. When I checke... Read more

  • Challenge Day 2

    11/29/2017 7:52:28 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Yesterday I hit 250 steps only 3 hours out of the 10 hours I have it set up for on my Fitbit. For some reason I just don't feel the reminder vib... Read more

  • Challenge

    11/28/2017 8:24:29 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Goodness knows I have enough emotional challenges in my life right now....hubby out of work and now my daughter's boyfriend (who lives with us) i... Read more

  • The Ring of Fire

    11/22/2017 9:37:04 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I've been having a country music kind of day for the last couple of days. Right now I am listening to Home Free's version of Ring of Fire origin... Read more

  • Have I mentioned?

    11/10/2017 6:57:16 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I have a piece of exercise equipment in my house. I honestly do! It's a Gazelle, and let me tell you, it looks way easy but holy moly is it a w... Read more

  • Every little thing I do is magic

    11/9/2017 9:36:11 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    It's been a whirlwind few weeks. Aside from a viral asthma attack that is still lingering (got to love allergy induced asthma), I made my annual... Read more

  • Progress is progress

    10/24/2017 8:20:04 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    So last night I changed into comfy clothes so I could get down to the business of sewing. I had a project I needed to finish before my trip to O... Read more

  • The Big WHY?

    10/19/2017 9:55:13 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    Why, do I want to get in shape? Why, do I want to eat better? Why, why, why! Ok, if I really think about it, I never really thought of the r... Read more

  • Back after all that pain!

    10/18/2017 12:09:34 PM, by JUST_TERE

    After 11 surgical procedures - three on leg, eight on foot/ankle, I lost 20 pounds. Now that my appetite is back, I want to keep from gaining it ... Read more

  • Learning as I go

    10/18/2017 10:24:36 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    For 23 years I have had an issue with my left ankle and foot swelling. It's not painful, but it does make shoes difficult to wear at times. I c... Read more

  • Keep on moving

    10/16/2017 3:28:39 PM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    So much has happened since May. My previous job stress is no more, simply because I was laid off in August. Don't worry about me. I land... Read more

  • Pep Talk-Positive Declarations

    10/9/2017 9:15:57 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    Every morning I read, out loud positive declarations on different areas of my life. You might say I giving myself a pep talk. Some of the areas I... Read more

  • If At First...

    10/5/2017 12:35:39 AM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Well, that time sure went fast! Not sure where the summer went, but here it is already October! Hard to believe I've been a member of SparkPeop... Read more

  • Day 2 of the New Streak

    9/25/2017 5:53:38 PM, by DONDAIN

    Got up today and took the dogs to the vet for their annual checkup and shots. They did great and are healthy. Harley Quinn even lost some weight ... Read more

  • Alas The Streak Has Ended

    9/24/2017 8:26:43 PM, by DONDAIN

    I made it to 91 days of logging in. I was sick yesterday and did not do much of anything, I forgot to log in. Today is the first day of a new str... Read more

  • So Far Going Forward

    9/24/2017 10:25:48 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    Well I haven't quit. I finished the 21-Day New Member Challenge, so I am going to look for another one or more to go for. I'm moving forward a... Read more

  • day 83

    9/14/2017 8:35:03 PM, by DONDAIN

    Almost 3 months straight. I'm dealing with some things right now so I may not be on here for any length of time. I want to keep my streak alive b... Read more

  • Day 79

    9/10/2017 1:54:09 PM, by DONDAIN

    I know it has been about a month since I posted anything but the streak is still alive. I have 79 Days of logging in to Spark People. Some of tho... Read more

  • Not sure what to say

    9/2/2017 2:15:02 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I see my life as very boring and I'm now 60 which is not helping and I am so disappointed that I did not reach my target of 11st or less by this ... Read more

  • Life has been awful

    8/20/2017 12:29:01 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Sorry not been here for a while but life has thrown quite a lot at me recently, we had a 5 day break in W but Michael's mood was not good and he... Read more

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