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  • I still got it, but a kick in the butt would be nice.

    1/22/2015 12:37:58 PM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    I ran for 10 minutes yesterday morning without stopping. At least I know I still got it. I couldn't handle it after 20 minutes because it was so cold, so I went home. It was only 18 degrees outside. After running I did some core exercises, but of course the only sore part of my body are my thig... Read more

  • Jan. 17- Every day matters

    1/17/2015 12:41:30 PM, by CATHYHASSPARK

    I am down .8 lbs today and I have been consistant the past three weeks . I am moving forward with the changes I want to make in my life. This week I implemented lemon water and discovered I love it! I have read the benefits of lemon water and I am feeling good about that. I am happy no... Read more

  • Jan. 11 I am ready for change

    1/11/2015 9:57:24 AM, by CATHYHASSPARK

    After unloading a lot of "Baggage" last week , I faced some harsh realities. Main point is I am ready to make some changes , I cannot change people such as my husband but I can change myself and it is working even the little steps I took this week. A change this week was , I was going to be... Read more

  • One Week

    1/8/2015 11:01:06 PM, by MSPENCER7

    I have one week to get ready for the surgery. There is so much I wanted to get done before the new year, and didn't, so I feel like I have been given another shot at making a clean slate. I find if I make lists, it keeps me engaged by making me want to get the task done and crossed of the list... Read more

  • Surgery Date

    1/7/2015 11:28:56 PM, by MSPENCER7

    Next Thursday is the date for my shoulder surgery. It is almost two years to the date when I had the other shoulder done. We have lots to do before next Thursday, however, it will not slow me down on my commitment to lose weight and become tone by the end of the year. ... Read more

  • Shoulder Surgery

    1/6/2015 10:59:29 PM, by MSPENCER7

    Hello fellow sparkers! I found out today I will be having shoulder surgery (impingement, done via scopy) sometime in the next month. Does anybody have any recommendations on exercises I can continue to do while rehabbing? I have an exercise bike, rowing machine, bands and two Swiss balls. Any t... Read more

  • And what may be another false start

    1/6/2015 10:28:40 AM, by DYVCAST

    Ta da! I'm awake, at work, and I MADE MY BED this morning!!! PROGRESS!!! ... Read more

  • Getting in the Groove

    1/5/2015 10:52:39 PM, by MSPENCER7

    I'm getting back into a groove. I decided to try out the SparkCoach last night. I will let everybody know what I think after a couple of weeks. ... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/4/2015 10:52:30 PM, by MSPENCER7

    I usually try to keep Sunday a somewhat rest day, but the snow had other plans. What are your thoughts on Spark Coach? Is it worth purchasing? Matt... Read more

  • Late Night - Update

    1/3/2015 11:38:11 PM, by MSPENCER7

    Happy New Year to everybody! I am going to try to be more consistent with posting this year. The last month of 2014 was difficult as some of you know with increased daily pain. I did go to the doctor's and they prescribed an inflammatory ointment and so far it has helped tremendously. I will c... Read more

  • Starting Over part two

    1/3/2015 11:51:54 AM, by CATHYHASSPARK

    I completed my first week, and I am down four pounds!! I faced some good reality this week, 1. I need to step it up and make changes in areas in my life not only weight but my home life and personal life and work life. 2. I need to stop stressing about things I cannot control but focus... Read more

  • Happy New Year

    1/1/2015 11:57:29 PM, by MSPENCER7

    Ready for a New Year!... Read more

  • I Had an "off" Month, but 2015 Will Be Mine!

    12/31/2014 9:32:44 AM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    It's been too long Spark Friends. I'm sorry! Will you forgive me??? I had an "off" MONTH and I have mixed feelings about it. But, I'm so glad I didn't go crazy back to my old habits and never think about weight loss again. With getting swept up in the holiday madness, I forgot my goals and... Read more

  • I Had an "off" Month, but 2015 Will Be Mine!

    12/31/2014 9:32:44 AM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    It's been too long Spark Friends. I'm sorry! Will you forgive me??? I had an "off" MONTH and I have mixed feelings about it. But, I'm so glad I didn't go crazy back to my old habits and never think about weight loss again. With getting swept up in the holiday madness, I forgot my goals and... Read more