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  • Wednesday..still rainy but fun

    5/4/2016 10:43:45 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a decent day...My Zumba Gold class went well..the leg held up well. There is still some pain but the stretching is helping. Coffee date with some friends was fun and then the college class was good. Made a nice homemade dinner, spaghetti and meatballs, and enjoyed a quiet evening. ... Read more

  • Very Vacation Challenge - Day #1!

    5/4/2016 9:26:37 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Today was my first day of my Very Vacation Challenge. And it was only fitting that I started today because I booked our flight to Sint Maartens today! On June 4th we'll be on a plane to paradise! Another step in planning is trying to decide how much and what types of workouts I'll do whil... Read more

  • Anger issues

    5/4/2016 8:50:05 PM, by KG4PVOWIFE

    I read somewhere that in order to get motivated to workout (when you just aren't feeling it), to ask yourself "Do I ever regret a workout?" So that's how I got my booty downstairs for BUTI tonight because this was a day I'd rather end with a glass of wine and some bad TV. Our AC is in need of... Read more

  • Well, its sunny and warm!

    5/4/2016 4:14:19 PM, by MYAKAYAH

    So yes in a bit I am going for a walk out! Get those steps working for me lol! I've done a fair amount of housework today so that is some good activity and moving around. Yes, I am home but we are 95% packed up so the other 5% is basically ready to go when we load up next week. We have a plan of att... Read more

  • Infused water is yummy

    5/4/2016 4:03:31 PM, by SSMITH762

    Continuing to plug away at my diet. Finally wrestled one of the infuser water bottles from framily. They use it for juice and water since it's 32 ounces, but I bought 1 for each of us, so when my nephew dropped it at the sink to be washed, I claimed it, lol. Tomorrow I'll start Adrienne s yoga in... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 5/4

    5/4/2016 2:57:08 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are visible barometers of improvement. 2. time away, because breaks are good. 3. getting back, because normalcy is good. 4. getting away, because it helps you appreciate home. 5. minor mishaps, because they are more easily fixed than the alternative. 6. getting r... Read more

  • Missouri eatin

    5/4/2016 2:06:28 PM, by TRUEDJ9

    Oh My!!!! I am gaining weight even as I sit here! !!! Only 2 more dais to go and I will work or every day tons weekend once I get home. .... wow! !!! How do people survive eating like this? !... Read more

  • Renaissance faire season

    5/4/2016 1:39:15 PM, by MLIEN913

    Yes, it's that time of year again. Renaissance Faires are open and the season is in full swing. This is good and bad news for me. The good news, I'm outside walking around in full garb in all weathers. Great exercise! The bad news is, I'm walking around outside in all weather in full garb. My garb c... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    5/4/2016 12:12:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    another mostly sunny day here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Ali Apologizing

    5/4/2016 11:07:12 AM, by ERINLINDSAY83

    So you may recall me mentioning my older Sis, Ali. Link to last blog mentioning her: www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pub
    lic_journal_individual.asp
    ?blog_id=6144155 So although she is saying this nasty stuff about me to younger Sis, Ash, she has started texting me "happy" texts. I tex... Read more

  • 30-day project diary day 3

    5/4/2016 8:15:59 AM, by KERIX3

    So day 3 was good, but because of having to take it easy it involved no workouts. I usually get discouraged with this because I feel like it should be full throttle or nothing will happen. But that is the reason for this 30 days of blogging. I want to see what happens even though I am forced to be ... Read more

  • Spark coach

    5/4/2016 8:06:33 AM, by MISSA526

    In the next 7 days I plan to exercise 4 days. It would be more but I have have a Dr appointment today and botox tomorrow for my migraines on Thursday which makes it hard to do much for 2-3 days.... Read more

  • Travel

    5/4/2016 8:01:13 AM, by TRUEDJ9

    In Missouri for a week. .. not the best food choices and a full work schedule. ... at least I can stay connected with Spark and mantain until I get back... Read more

  • Starting Small

    5/4/2016 5:19:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    It is early May, and normally here in NH, nothing should be planted, but I have started small with the heartiest of crops, knowing that there could still be frost at night. There could even be snow. Seeds grow into plants that can feed us, but we must nurture them along. Babies grow into a... Read more

  • A meandering look back...and forward

    5/3/2016 11:34:57 PM, by KG4PVOWIFE

    I realized today, at Week 11 Day 1 of running, that my initial goal mileage (to run a 5K) has become my base mileage. My training runs are now between a 5K and 4 miles. My pace is slow. I can run a 14 minute mile for the first run segment, but I cannot sustain it for the full hour. Not yet. For ... Read more

  • Tuesday..yay Person of Interest is back!!

    5/3/2016 10:24:38 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a good day.Leg is improving, kind of slowly but steadily. Dinner was easy, leftovers. Decided to order another mp3 player. The new one is cranky and the old one is filling up with songs. Trying to delete duplicates. Been reading a bit..always fun! Still raining, I hope I don't get m... Read more

  • Beyond Not Happy With Myself, but Not Giving Up

    5/3/2016 8:38:26 PM, by LEIGH_AUDRA

    So since I last posted in April I did loose some weight, but I gained back some. I had a bad week last week. I'm not too worried about the pounds. I know that I did bad. I'm not making excuses. I'm changing things again for the rest of the week. I'll weigh in on Friday. I'll start back wi... Read more

  • ~May goals~

    5/3/2016 8:21:40 PM, by -SUGARKISSES-

    Ten health goals to accomplish this month: 1. Go to the YMCA for swimming at least 3 times a week 2. Track my Food and exercise 3. Log into spark everyday and keep in contact with friends! 4. Read and Journal 5. Stay off the scale!!!!!!!!!!! (once a week only) 6. Use my... Read more

  • One Amazing April!

    5/3/2016 3:21:12 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    30 Days! An amazing April! And something I am very proud of. I didn't drink a drop! I cleaned EVERY day! I drank at least 64 oz of water a day! Didn't hit a single snooze button! And I got in at least 15 minutes of exercise a day! Final results? Day #: 30 Current Weight: 130... Read more

  • clean schmean

    5/3/2016 1:11:27 PM, by FITBIZZZ

    Trying to get the gumption to do something about this hot mess... but it's the last day of the period and I have to get that stack of work done. And the stack continues onto the floor. This place is a mess. I always thought working at home would afford me the time to keep the house clean.... Read more

  • Down but not out

    5/3/2016 12:07:24 PM, by MLIEN913

    This morning the dog caught me off guard and I fell hard. My knee took the brunt if the fall but my back is really hurting badly too. I won't be able to workout like I want to but i have to do something. I can't let my winning turn back into losing because of an injury. I'm due to take her out again... Read more

  • Falcon "tude"

    5/3/2016 10:38:01 AM, by MJLUVSANIMALS

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  • it's a beautiful sunny day

    5/3/2016 9:23:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    sunny and mild here today. i have an assessment to do later this afternoon, to see where i am now with my math,english and computer skills. i know i will do just fine. my daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Change of Pace

    5/3/2016 8:55:58 AM, by COURTNEYSORMAN

    Yesterday my boyfriend and I decided we needed to change some things around. The past few weeks I haven't been exercising like I used to, I've fallen into bad eating habits and have stumbled around my eating disorder. It's time to get back to where I was. I upped my body weight workout today: 30... Read more

  • 30-day project diary day 2

    5/3/2016 8:11:30 AM, by KERIX3

    I had a great day yesterday, day 2. I got in a lot of exercise (for me), and got a lot of other things accomplished. I got very tired and cranky last night, though. Like I said, I am not used to exercise and it wears me out. I measured, so I will list that below to add to the ways I can measure ... Read more

  • Sweet Enough!

    5/3/2016 5:25:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    I grew up thinking that adding sugar to things was a way to show love. My Mom added extra sugar to coffee, tea, baked beans and, of course, presweetened cereal. I was 55 before I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes, and took the time to learn how to eat differently. I had to upgrade my expectatio... Read more

  • Monday...good day and some help for the leg pain

    5/2/2016 10:47:24 PM, by TERRI289

    My chiropractor thinks that is sciatica(classic symptoms). After massage and adjustment, he gave me some stretches that seem helpful. Best of all, I can keep active. Teaching my Zumba classes involves "no jumping at all". Only a little thing for now. Hope your Monday was good! Sweet dreams.... ... Read more

  • Its finally sunny again today 50's!

    5/2/2016 8:44:25 PM, by MYAKAYAH

    It felt good while I was walking honestly! It was a few days since I walked outside though and I was creaking pretty well! Now I am uncreaking nicely. I am so not cut out to be a mom lol. My nieces are lazy and ungrateful and their parents have contributed to it by being lazy themselves and pu... Read more

  • I took iron for granted

    5/2/2016 8:08:35 PM, by BIKEORAMA

    I have never before in my life been anemic. One of the side effects of chemo is iron deficiency. Can you guess what is lacking in my life these days? 40 Yep. Good 'ol Fe. I'm elated to finally know why my tongue was sore, I had cracks on both sides of my mouth. Add to that the fatigue -... Read more

  • the bottom fell out

    5/2/2016 6:08:03 PM, by FITBIZZZ

    Just got the boy, the dog, and myself out the door for a 2 mile walk. Last week really got away from me. Westley was busy with climbing practice and a comp over the weekend. I had to go to Atlanta to exchange work and I had end of month deadlines where I worked with any little extra time I had. West... Read more

  • Monday = Funday

    5/2/2016 3:10:20 PM, by MLIEN913

    Ok, so that's my mantra for today. It has been a little challenging but I'm turning each challenge into a positive. Walking the dog is my excuse to change my mode and my mood. I make each walk a little interval training. Today I saw the rain brought down more flower petals so that was my mini worko... Read more

  • Being Judgmental

    5/2/2016 2:31:08 PM, by ERINLINDSAY83

    (And before I even start, just a public service announcement: It is spelled judgmental, NOT judgemental.) I think being judgmental is one of the easiest sins to commit. (Granted, I also think people often over -use this term. Disagreeing with someone's lifestyle or choices does NOT make you jud... Read more

  • The Good & The Bad

    5/2/2016 1:34:41 PM, by KEIKAMI

    Welp... I found out on April 5th or 6th that I have PCOS (Poly-cystic Ovarian Syndrome for the uninitiated) from an OBGYN and was basically told to Google it, lose about 5-10% of my body weight and to go on a PCOS Diet - all over the phone too. Needless to say I was dumbfounded and felt pretty lost... Read more

  • Ugh!

    5/2/2016 12:49:07 PM, by RAINBOWMOMMA

    274 8oz of water every 2 hours means running to the bathroom every 8 minutes! LOL... Read more

  • Why I Blog

    5/2/2016 5:31:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Years ago when I remarried, family members refused to acknowledge my wedding. I felt the strong unspoken, judgmental words No matter what you do, you will never be happy! This marriage will fail! You should have stayed with my ex husband! We are not happy, and GOD is not happy w... Read more

  • Day 1 Mission to lose 10 Pounds

    5/1/2016 10:51:37 PM, by KG4PVOWIFE

    Day 1 of May. I set some goals yesterday with the aim to lose 10 pounds this month (I've lost 33 since Jan 1). Off to a good start... Goal: Eat on the low end of my ranges 5 days out of every 7 Ate at the low end of my ranges even though the hubby treated me to lunch today. We split ... Read more

  • feeling off today

    5/1/2016 10:00:42 PM, by MLIEN913

    I don't know what's wrong but I feel really off today. I couldn't get up most of the day. I don't feel sick but I feel sad. It's almost like I'm feeling depressed. I really have to bring myself out of this funk. Maybe it's my turn to feel sorry about the loss of the old dog and dealing with the ne... Read more

  • 30-day project diary

    5/1/2016 9:04:22 PM, by KERIX3

    I was walking 5 miles a day at least 3 days a week last fall and felt great, lost some weight, but then I started having health problems. I had to have 2 surgeries and had to stop exercising. I could have kept up with my healthful eating, but I didn't. I gave up and wallowed! lol. I just started ... Read more

  • I have several awesome friends...hello NORASPAT!

    5/1/2016 8:11:56 PM, by TERRI289

    My beautiful friend made me two rice bags and today one of them is keeping the pain away. Thank you thank you!!! Day was full of rain, antiquing and some missed tv shows. it's going to be a rainy week around here. Hope the sun peeks out when it can! 257... Read more

  • April and I are not friends...

    5/1/2016 6:52:48 PM, by ALICIALYNNE

    March was amazing; April not so much. First get the numbers out of the way. Weight: 168.3 (up 1.6 for the month) BF: 36.6 (up .5) BW: 46.2 (down .3) BMI: 31.7 (up .5) BONE: 6.5 (same as always) My calorie differential was absolute crap this month. I did not meet my points goal... Read more

  • a new month

    5/1/2016 6:29:20 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has begun! let's see what it brings! i am all set for it and so is my daughter. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • May goals

    5/1/2016 11:58:10 AM, by TRUEDJ9

    A new month! 3 goals for the next 31 days. 1- Do my best to eat well and hydrate plenty 2- move! Excercise b active in any way 3- meet my spark points for May.... Read more

  • Your Everyday Story Matters!

    5/1/2016 5:15:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Friends, What you do with your today matters. If you choose to, you can make today just a little better than yesterday. It's all up to you! You can fly with those who lift you up and thrust you forward. You could sink with those who drag you down. I am choosing to fly today. I am loo... Read more

  • Saturday--NY and home again

    4/30/2016 10:25:40 PM, by TERRI289

    We traveled to the city and visited my mother. It was a good visit. She loves her new phone. Happy to be home, and icing the left leg. Now the hamstring is cranky. Sigh..... 244 I need to sleep!... Read more

  • Home gym additions and May goals

    4/30/2016 8:28:19 PM, by KG4PVOWIFE

    As many of you know, I have been pining for a treadmill for a while now, at least since my inaugural run on a hotel machine last month, but Tuesday's sweltering run was the thing that did it. I want to be able to get in my training no matter the weather or time of day. So we scoured Craigslist and... Read more

  • Ouch, skating can hurt

    4/30/2016 7:46:42 PM, by SSMITH762

    So I'm watching my 7 year old neice, 9 year old nephew and my friends 9 year old daughter today, so my brilliant idea was to make brownies and go roller skating. Despite it being 15 years since I've gone roller skating. The brownies went well. Delicious and the kids ate them, so I resisted the... Read more

  • a windy day

    4/30/2016 5:04:51 PM, by MOMMY445

    it's hard to believe another month is coming to a close. sometimes it feels like the month only began the other day. a day of rest and reflection for me today. my daughter is off playing with one of her friends from school. so i get some unexpected down time today. i will use it to reflect on april ... Read more

  • Oh! Met my monthly spark points

    4/30/2016 10:54:32 AM, by TRUEDJ9

    Finally! !! For the first time I met my spark points for the month.... Read more

  • Start where u r at

    4/30/2016 10:52:58 AM, by TRUEDJ9

    2nd day at the gym. ... not bad. ... loving the endorphines!... Read more

  • Tracking Again and Recipe Review

    4/30/2016 10:14:26 AM, by PUDLECRAZY

    My scale broke. I don't use one much, but my clothes were too tight, so I got a scale to keep better track of the trimming down I need to do. I put on even more weight than I had guessed, so I decided to get back to my Spark program of tracking food. I have been in a food rut recently mostly because... Read more

  • Spark coach

    4/30/2016 8:20:31 AM, by MISSA526

    To me health means being able to walk a mile and not get winded. It means eating healthy 80% of the time. It beans getting to a happy weight and not feeling so embarrassed going out in public (something I need to work on personally). It just means feeling content in general.... Read more

  • Finding the Bargain at the Goodwill Store

    4/30/2016 5:41:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    I love my $1 LLBEAN sweater that I bought at Goodwill Store in Concord. I can remember going into thrift stores in the past and leaving frustrated. I knew that goo bargains were hiding all around me, but I just couldn't find them. Here is my plan for finding those elusive great deals! 1. Re... Read more

  • desperately in need of sleep

    4/30/2016 12:08:05 AM, by MLIEN913

    Wow. The dog is very hyper tonight. I sat with her, brushed her, took her out for a walk and she's still active. I'm so sleepy I can barely type this blog. 102 In the morning supposed to go a renaissance faire. I'm feeling confused though, because my dear cousin's funeral is finally sched... Read more

  • Busy day

    4/29/2016 11:18:54 PM, by TERRI289

    There was dancing, there was laughter, and there was a nap. 355 It was a good day! .... Read more

  • April Adventures -Day #29!

    4/29/2016 10:21:48 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Day 29 and going strong! Had a great night celebrating my best friend's 30th birthday last night! It was a little tough not drinking at the bar with everyone - but I just couldn't let myself screw everything up this close to the end! Which got me thinking about not screwing up my progress in May. I ... Read more

  • Eventful May

    4/29/2016 3:23:19 PM, by ERINLINDSAY83

    We've got lots going on next month and are super excited! First off, hubs only has ONE band gig (and not out of state!) That in itself is like music to my ears. (Ha, that just cracked me up, him NOT playing music is music to my ears?! Hehe, though he still plays at church 2-3 times a month.) ... Read more

  • Finally

    4/29/2016 2:28:44 PM, by TRUEDJ9

    First time working out after a full week. .. amazing how quickly you loose "it"... Read more

  • Plateau Broken!

    4/29/2016 2:09:44 PM, by MISHA_T

    I was having a hard time with getting the scale to move. I was measuring my waist and thigh to see if things were reducing. I do keto. It was recommended by a couple physicians (my GP and my Psychiatrist) and it has it's own difficulties. Some are unique problems. Just about any ketoer can relate to... Read more

  • Ouji Board Round - how long?

    4/29/2016 11:18:28 AM, by PJH2028

    I know I know. Yaknow? It's MY saying: "the scale is a ouiji board" And, for me, it is. Sometimes weighing myself is motivating and sometimes it backfires. Sometimes being on a schedule for the numbers works and sometimes it's a mistake. I've been eating healthy for SIX YEARS!... Read more

  • Yay!!

    4/29/2016 10:46:37 AM, by MISSA526

    Getting some medications 💊 in today! Will make life much easier! And migraines soooo much easier to deal with 😃! Still awhile till I get rid of them but I'll settle for just minimizing them. Hope everyone has a fabulous start to their weekend! ❤... Read more

  • 7 pounds down, 68 to go

    4/29/2016 9:14:01 AM, by SSMITH762

    Woot, so I weighed myself this morning and I'm down 7 pounds. It goes to show how giving up diet soda and fast food can help. I've only eaten out of the house once in the past two weeks whereas before it was most lunches and many dinners and I never ate breakfast. When I did eat out, it was a fam... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/29/2016 8:23:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    another week is coming to a close soon. another month is almost done,too. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i am enjoying a much needed day off from running errands. i am continuing with my spring cleaning efforts. that is something which i need to get done so i can have even mo... Read more

  • Gleaning From Another Blogger

    4/29/2016 7:15:55 AM, by BESSHAILE

    Wow! Today's featured blogger is JEMADE www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pub
    lic_journal_individual.asp
    ?blog_id=6152178 and her blog held a nugget that I can't believe I haven't heard of or thought about before. Here's her suggestion: " I look for a non scale victory every single ... Read more

  • Finding my own healthy and running my own race*

    4/29/2016 5:20:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yes, I'm Running my Own Healthy Race! *Truthfully, I am not much of a runner. I love to hike and to walk. Occasionally, I run with a purpose. . I run when its about to storm and Im on a mountain. I run when Im late. I run whenever I have to. Mt Washington 2014 I am walking fast a... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 4/28

    4/29/2016 2:55:29 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make old routines into new adventures. 2. a decent eval, because it has been feeling like it could have been different. 3. a nice flight, because it was very smooth and will be the first one the kids remember. 4. getting to the hotel, because shower and bed feel awes... Read more

  • Thursday-watching Orphan Black

    4/28/2016 10:40:31 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a restful day....practiced choreography, had a pedicure, had a healthy leftover lunch, went to work, had an early evening after tutoring my favorite seventh grader. Looking forward to a dance filled Friday! Sweet dreams 213... Read more

  • Pattin' Myself on the Back

    4/28/2016 9:58:48 PM, by BIKEORAMA

    I have exercised more in the last 10 days since I joined SP than I have in months. While I've only lost a couple of pounds so far, I'm proud of myself. I've got to remember that this is a marathon -- not a sprint. Even losing a pound a week would be fine with me, as long as I'm also losing inches in... Read more

  • April Adventures -Day #28!

    4/28/2016 4:48:29 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Day 28 - and Bestie's 30th Birthday Party tonight! I hope she's as excited to get the signed Felicia Day biography as I am to give it to her! She has expressed how much she likes her - so I think she will! I'll be sure to share pics tomorrow of the birthday bash tonight! Since we have a busy e... Read more

  • The scale finally moved again

    4/28/2016 3:20:03 PM, by MLIEN913

    Since it was my birthday yesterday I decided to weigh myself to compare later. I was happy to see that I was down 5lbs more. Let's see if I'm still down after the sushi feast yesterday.... Read more

  • a sunny day

    4/28/2016 1:42:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Yes we can! Yes we will be happy!

    4/28/2016 5:16:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    Focus. Find those things in life that bring you joy, and keep your heart close to them! Get out in nature, and let go of your worries! Give God your concerns, and cast all your care on Him. When we live at peace, we are happier and healthier. Yes we can, yes we will be happy!... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 4/27

    4/28/2016 2:11:00 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are enthusiastic. 2. real issues, because they make my job feel right. 3. calls, because it fe LS good to give back. 4. streamlining, because simple is good. 5. my friday, because i'm ready for it. 6. steak, because it's yummy. 7. caffeine, because it is a usef... Read more

  • Wednesday..tired

    4/27/2016 10:45:44 PM, by TERRI289

    Classes were good, and we had dinner with a friend which was nice. Very tired, I am off to bed. Good night! 102... Read more

  • April Adventures -Day #27!

    4/27/2016 9:22:10 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    It's really starting to become real - that I'm almost done with my month of awesome! What seemed like such a long time has flown by and has been proven to be a lot more pleasant than "self induced torture" as one of my best friends called it! I'm really starting to think about what I may contin... Read more

  • Happy birthday to me

    4/27/2016 8:02:43 PM, by MLIEN913

    Another year marked on the calendar. I love being able to say I'm 54 and seeing the surprise on people's faces. Now that working on getting into shape and eating healthy people will be even more impressed. Loving life!... Read more

  • So this thing called insomnia is back~

    4/27/2016 6:23:30 PM, by MYAKAYAH

    Official Sleep Challenge time again yes! Its sunny today and having dinner with a friend! I had a nap this afternoon so I am alright to do that. I think I can sleep later on and be okay to right myself. That usually cures the insomnia and I don't watch much TV so that helps. Changing gea... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/27/2016 4:00:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny day here today. i just found that my parents will be moving in the next few months, closer to the biggest city in the province of canada where i live,ontario. that means i need to get to their place and go through what i still have there as soon as i can. i am also going through st... Read more

  • It's all good

    4/27/2016 12:55:30 PM, by FITBIZZZ

    Got my steps in and then the real workout began...I put the allergen cover encasing back on the king-sized mattress. Phew. ... Read more

  • Wild garlic

    4/27/2016 12:08:08 PM, by MINNIEUK

    I smiled to see these little flowers on my walk this morning. I never used to be fond of the scent of wild garlic. In Spring and Summer it grows abundantly along the riverside on my favourite morning walking route. I would always hurry past, turning my head away trying not to inhale the pungen... Read more

  • Spark coach

    4/27/2016 8:41:39 AM, by MISSA526

    My mom has been my greatest weight loss supporter throughout all of this. She encourages my and helps he get back on track. She's also helping me cut down on cigarettes without losing my mind lol.... Read more

  • Yes, I can! and yes, I will stay healthy!

    4/27/2016 5:27:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yes I can and yes, I will stay healthy! Today Im looking at what I want to have in my life. I want good health. If I have learned one thing in this life, it is that if you dont eat right and exercise, your body will suffer. I want to enjoy my upcoming retirement, and I intend to stay strong p... Read more

  • Day 78

    4/27/2016 12:37:21 AM, by DREAMERSPIRITT

    Whew. It's been a while. I had a little bit of a breakdown, and spent a bit over a week getting myself put back together. Now things are okay again, and I'm back to living my life. I still have some things to sort out, but it's nothing major. I need to get back to eating well. M... Read more

  • April Adventures -Day #26!

    4/26/2016 11:39:52 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Day 26! AKA - the day I met Felicia Day!!! That's right - I spent 4 hours in a book store waiting for my tiny window of time to meet an amazing actress, writer and business woman. I'd love to tell you that it was kismet - that Felicia and I were meant to be best friends and that 15 seconds lau... Read more

  • Only Tuesday...why am I so tired?

    4/26/2016 10:34:24 PM, by TERRI289

    Oh, yeah, because I got up before 5 to help dh get out the door on time to be early for work. Not only did he have to be in early, but they kept them late for a meeting. Sigh. My day was ok, I had to fight to get some sleep with a lovely Dimitri kitty wanting to play. The chiropractor helped my... Read more

  • The Perils of 5pm and Afterwards

    4/26/2016 8:57:22 PM, by BIKEORAMA

    I've noticed that it's harder to resist temptation after 5pm. It's that magical time when I'm done with work and most desire comfort foods. Breakfast is the easiest meal, I find, to stay on track. I'll have to put some more thought and planning into dinner. I'm curious to know what works f... Read more

  • C25k

    4/26/2016 8:46:13 PM, by *BELLYDANCER*

    Week 3, day 1 Couch to 5k. Up to 5mph pace from 3.8 - 4.3. Measurements for April lost 3.75 inches for a total of 23.75 inches gone. :)... Read more

  • a cooler day

    4/26/2016 6:32:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started off raining here and cool. now the sun is shining brightly and it is still cool outside. that is okay with me and my daughter. all the birds say cheep,cheep! i get to hear quite a few different birds chirping outside these days, including robins and cardinals. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • DNF (Did Not Finish)

    4/26/2016 3:19:10 PM, by KG4PVOWIFE

    Running in the park and off road for the past few weeks has really spoiled me. Since I have to work late tonight, I decided to knock out my run during lunch. Same run/walk segments I did on the trail on Sunday. No problem. Right? Ha! First off, my thermometer warned the temperature was 90 ... Read more

  • Week 25 Post VSG Update

    4/26/2016 1:29:20 PM, by CALLIKIA

    Howdy! I know it's been a little while. Please forgive me - life has been active and busy and crazy! They've got me traveling all over the state this month and I haven't had much time to do much of anything...but I'm still on track and doing well with my health and fitness, so that's good! In fa... Read more

  • Slacker

    4/26/2016 12:43:13 PM, by MLIEN913

    I feel like I've been a slacker this week. Saturday, Sunday and Monday were all crazy jumbled days. I did not eat well, mostly because I forgot to eat or only ate once. My exercising was off too. I did a lot of walking but little else. I'm doing better today, but tomorrow is my birthday.😆 I can't... Read more

  • Feeling good!

    4/26/2016 11:50:41 AM, by MISSA526

    Already got most of my exercise in. I'm going to have a light lunch take a shower and finish up. I already did the cardio so I shouldn't work up much of a sweat lol. I just need to do some core and very light lower body work ( still dealing with the pain from my knee surgery). I cannot wait for May ... Read more

  • Derailed - TheBrains bump into a cardio pusher

    4/26/2016 8:13:24 AM, by BESSHAILE

    Life happens. We hear this phrase all the time. We're not robots. We're not computers. Birthdays, holidays, anniversaries come. And then there are the pushers. The "Just One Bite-ers" - people who want you to do what they want you to do and when you put up resistance they push. That happened to us y... Read more

  • Anything you want

    4/26/2016 7:41:49 AM, by TRUEDJ9

    This is the beginning of anything you want! I want vitality!!!!!! What do you want?... Read more

  • I can, I will!

    4/26/2016 5:21:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    I can find ways to receive good medical help, and I will live a healthy life! Yes I can, and yes, I will! It might be a long road, but that's all right! Last night I got good news. Im normal! Well, at least my mammogram came back that all is fine. I was amazed! For the past 25 years, ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 4/25

    4/26/2016 3:08:26 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because their new experiences bring things back to life. 2. rest, because it felt good. 3. distraction, because it's been needed. 4. getting some laundry going, because it's been needed. 5. friends, because they are our family. 6. easy bedtimes, because it makes them nicer. ... Read more

  • More steps today!

    4/25/2016 11:52:20 PM, by MYAKAYAH

    Over two days I have had 14 miles and 27K steps I was tired earlier let me tell you. I'll be pretty busy tomorrow so I am not sure I will get in much exercise. Maybe just cardio and stretching! Dinner was quinoa, eggplant, zucchini and a bit of chicken! I made Chinese for 3 people but my Mom had my ... Read more

  • Ate 2 much... so worked out

    4/25/2016 11:41:39 PM, by TRUEDJ9

    I ate sooooooo much junk today. ... at least I died to go the gym and work done of it off.... feeling real about the whole thing. No guilt over here.... Read more

  • Hotel event night

    4/25/2016 11:00:43 PM, by MLIEN913

    I did well at Tour Connection, the major hotel event I attend each year. While I didn't eat I did keep well hydrated. This year they had tables with bottles of water so I drank them often. It was great to network like that and meet so many great people. I walked for 3.5 hrs going from table to tabl... Read more

  • Monday night...Two Zumbas, two new songs, and DWTS

    4/25/2016 9:49:30 PM, by TERRI289

    What a lovely day!!! Both classes went well, and I was able to test out three new songs!! Most of my muscles are good, some tight spots but that is why foam rollers and massage therapists exist!! Thank goodness for yoga stretches too! My sick friend is slowly mending....keep Janet in your... Read more

  • April Adventures -Day #25!

    4/25/2016 9:17:12 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    25 Days. WOW! And I haven't missed a day of all of my water, workouts, cleaning, sobriety and snooze button hits! While some days are harder than others for different reasons, overall this experience has been great thus far and not nearly as hard as I thought it would be! One of my other goals ... Read more