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  • 38. More snow

    2/7/2016 11:33:39 PM, by LENLEN3

    Augh it's too late to write anything. I'm already behind though, so I figured batter something then nothing? I guess???? There isn't much to talk about though. It's snowing. Again. I marched in place to get my 10k steps? I did my 75 minutes of ashtanga and tried tracking it on my Fitbit, but I th... Read more

  • finding a balance

    2/7/2016 10:25:41 PM, by SNOWFLAKE2138

    4 years ago when I lost my weight I was an all or nothing girl. I was 100% 100% of the time. And it worked tremendously well for me, I lost 65 lbs! However after meeting, dating, moving in with, merging lives, and becoming engaged to my wonderful fiance, I gained 55lbs! I would not change the w... Read more

  • Motivational Member - Temporarily Lost Her Motivation!

    2/7/2016 1:22:49 PM, by AHEALTHYGAMER

    Hey everyone! I just found out I'm today's motivational member and I can't believe it! That is so encouraging and flattering and I just wanted to tell all of you thank you from the bottom of my heart. It's so hard to wrap my head around the fact that I'm motivating others, but it makes me so genuine... Read more

  • 37. Worried about hibachi dinner

    2/6/2016 5:33:06 PM, by LENLEN3

    I liked this quote- something to reflect on :) I had my lovely Saturday morning vinyasa class. Lots of great shoulder and hip openers ( much appreciated by me). It's not so cold today so I followed my fellow sparkers advice and walked outside with Abby (since the gym in our building is closed)...w... Read more

  • 36.tough day

    2/5/2016 10:51:09 PM, by LENLEN3

    I meant to put roughy but it was tough. Both are apropo . The gym in our building is closed for 2 weeks, so exercise will become a challenge. I'm also feeling bleh lately so keeping myself motivated will be key. Just gotta keep trying my best! ... Read more

  • 2016

    2/5/2016 9:12:33 PM, by TEEZIE

    Still busy. Doing more but not the most. Joined a 12 week biggest loser challenge at work. More motivation. One nice thing is that at work we are allowed 30 minutes a day to exercise. So I am definitely going to take advantage of that.... Read more

  • February 3

    2/3/2016 11:22:34 PM, by CHRYS00

    So I haven't been all that great the last few days. Not the worst days I've had, but not the best for sure. Upside, my "FINALLY not too tight" jeans didn't go back to being too tight so there is that. I like to think I am at least doing better on my bad days, such an event would usually end with a ... Read more

  • I saw this and had to share

    2/3/2016 10:59:14 PM, by K1TT3N

    10 Facts Every Woman Should Know: 1. Everyone has rolls when they bend over. 2. When someone tells you that you're beautiful, believe them. They aren't lying. 3. Sometimes we all wake up with breath that could kill a goat. 4. For every woman unhappy with her stretch marks is another woman who wishe... Read more

  • 35. Such exhaustion

    2/3/2016 10:16:43 PM, by LENLEN3

    Work was tooooo much today . I just want to sleep . Trying to motivate self to the gym to get my 10k steps....might not happen though. So sleepy though I'm dying to just lay in bed :( ZzzzzzzZzzZZzzzzzz... Read more

  • trackers at 5 below

    2/2/2016 5:47:37 PM, by K1TT3N

    yes 5 below stores are selling a tracker , not the top of the line but they have an app to track with , it don't sync, you have to type everything in it, But it is better than nothing. I got hubby and Dani both one. Dani had a neurology appt today, she had blood work , will have an eeg and a mr... Read more

  • Female issues

    2/2/2016 4:49:06 PM, by BO0BERRY

    Why is it around aunt flow I become a bottomless pit?!... Read more

  • So you're probably wondering...

    2/2/2016 12:40:09 PM, by CHRYS00

    The heck is up with this person? Well let me tell you... I'm just weird. Plain and simple. You should see all the weird I manage to filter before it comes out of my mouth/fingers. So you have been...... warned... a bit late lol. In all fairness though, it was darned amazing stick! As far as st... Read more

  • 34. The heroic legend of prince arslan

    2/1/2016 11:54:57 PM, by LENLEN3

    So , growing up the heroic legend of prince arslan was one of my favorite anime. The character designs were yoshiitaka amano's work, the story a Japanese novelist's adaptation of the Persian story Amir arsalan. The series involved a movie and a bunch of direct to video releases of varying quality b... Read more

  • update health

    2/1/2016 6:42:17 PM, by K1TT3N

    Hubby has a bit of a scare a week ago Sunday. He had bracardia, TIA or mini stroke and a complex migraine. He is feeling better just really tired, but the cardiologist in the hospital told him he needs to lose weight so we are both pushing harder. We are doing this together , he can not use the ... Read more

  • 33. It's yoga time!

    1/31/2016 7:37:57 PM, by LENLEN3

    Today i did ashtanga practice from 8:45 - 10:00am, with a quick walking break, and then an arm balance and transition workshop from10:30-12:45. So much yoga! My unicorn pose for this year is crow! I will get those stupid knees backpacked onto my stupid triceps! It's gonna happen!!! Slowly but surely... Read more

  • warning, complete nonsense

    1/31/2016 12:43:13 AM, by CHRYS00

    So I was at the store and I had this stick that fell from a tree... ...... ....... No that's it. I just had a stick. And day six of not completely losing my ...... (insert non curseword here. Because seriously I can't think of one.) I am a chronic curser.... Read more

  • 32. Of managing workload

    1/30/2016 8:08:52 AM, by LENLEN3

    I've been letting myself fall into the work trap lately. Bringing my work home, working late into the night on it, getting up early , working more. Occasionally I'll work through the night on the power of naps and coffee . It is exhausting when it happens and it's not good for me. The problem is ... Read more

  • Gotta start somewhere

    1/29/2016 4:38:54 PM, by MIZJLYNN1973

    Not sure how many times I have been here but here I am again. Gotta start somewhere...... Read more

  • 31. It fits!

    1/28/2016 9:16:22 AM, by LENLEN3

    One of my favorite dresses fits again ! Yay! :)... Read more

  • 30. Revenge of the stat checkin

    1/27/2016 6:43:24 PM, by LENLEN3

    Weight: 186 (-10) Resting BPM: 70 Fitbit) Avg. Sleep weekly: 6hrs 4 min (Fitbit) BMI: 29.13 (Overweight) Watching : Yona of the Dawn Playing: Steins: Gate & DDR MAX 2 still Theme song for the week: "such great heights" the postal service Doing right now: catching up!... Read more

  • random random random stuff

    1/27/2016 4:45:22 PM, by CHRYS00

    Ever take a step back and just look at yourself. Just stop and take a loong hard look at your life and analyse a few things. then you sit down, look around and make sure your alone before very calm-loudly say "WHAT THE PLATINUM CHIP WERE YOU THINKING?! Play a stupid ipad war app just because Arnold ... Read more

  • Progress.

    1/27/2016 12:50:45 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    3 inches lost on my belly this month! Woot, happy day!... Read more

  • Back in school

    1/26/2016 1:13:34 PM, by KIRSTINMARSH21

    Well I have been back in school for a little over a week now and I am really happy to be back. That being said I know my diet has suffered a little from it and I haven't seen any weight loss because I haven't been sticking too it but I am back to it this week and back to working out, I am trying t... Read more

  • 29. Blog Post round 2

    1/25/2016 9:25:08 PM, by LENLEN3

    So today I'm posting at 8:00 pm , before I go to the gym, instead of after. Basically; so I don't fall asleep mid post like I have for the past like 10 or so I've written. That said, there still isn't much to talk about haha. I think wore through my convo topics earlier. I was pretty productive... Read more

  • 28. Sneaking a post in at work ;)

    1/25/2016 8:45:53 AM, by LENLEN3

    Fell asleep before I could post last night so sneaking it. In right now -Oops! I've been doing the zen spark people challenge and today's challenge is to fit in more standing instead of sitting. I have a standing desk ; so today's challenge is in the bag! I noticed that when I view my posts on my... Read more

  • sporadic updates are sporadic no more.... probably

    1/24/2016 8:16:44 PM, by CHRYS00

    So I have a weird way of updating, show up now and again, spout random bull floppy and disappear again. It's a bad habit that I have because of stupid stuff. I have a habit of telling people things I am doing, friends on and offline. Things like this website, or other websites, or trying new diets.... Read more

  • 27. Still battling energy issues

    1/23/2016 10:56:22 PM, by LENLEN3

    i've been sleeping since 7:30. why am i so tired? Is this a nutritional thing???? I'm really not sure.... I had a good day though- Vinyasa Yoga in the morning, spoke at my old grad school program to a new crop of baby librarians , and was really productive till i hit a wall interns of energy... Read more

  • 26. Sooooooooo

    1/22/2016 11:59:14 PM, by LENLEN3

    So tired. In bed . Nothing to say except : ... Read more

  • two weeks

    1/22/2016 6:30:02 PM, by KIRSTINMARSH21

    It has been two weeks into the KETO os diet. It has been hard and I have cheated a few times but despite that I have managed to lose almost 10lbs in two weeks which is pretty awesome I'd like to loose more but I haven't been working out till this week but now hopefully, with the working out and eati... Read more

  • 25. A quarter way through

    1/21/2016 11:51:28 PM, by LENLEN3

    25 days. By posting this entry I'm officially one step further along the path than I was the last time I tried to get on track. Each day from here on in , is movement forward. Each day logged, each 10k steps reached, each wheel spun.... All these things move forward on the path I want to walk. Whe... Read more

  • 24. Where I last quit & Kimchi Chamchi Jigae

    1/21/2016 12:24:56 AM, by LENLEN3

    Blog post 24, is where I gave up last time. But I'm still here. 100 days , 100 posts- please believe! Todsy i tried making Kimchi Chamchi Jigae from spark recipes . I took a picture above. https://recipes.sparkp
    eople.com/recipe-detail.as
    p?recipe=204001 It came out super spicy . There als... Read more

  • 23. Stilllll tired

    1/19/2016 11:21:38 PM, by LENLEN3

    But I went to the gym ! Wooooo! Annnnnd end scene :)... Read more

  • 22. Been sleepy (-_-) zzZZzz

    1/19/2016 7:05:39 AM, by LENLEN3

    I was completely exhausted yesterday. I got home from work and slept, and then I woke up, went to the gym, changed , and slept again. That's like 4 or 5 extra hours of sleep. I'm not quite sure why I as so tired. Must be this relentlessly miserable weather we're having. You crank the heat up and s... Read more

  • 1/18/16 Virtual Journey Update

    1/19/2016 12:07:21 AM, by VICTORREY

    Monday, January 18, 2016 This past week I walked a moderate 26 miles which put me at 186 miles into journey so far. With 26 miles I have done my first state border crossing taking me to Nevada. I am now in Gardnerville NV though Gardnerville is not a large place it is considerably bigger than my l... Read more

  • Just starting out today

    1/18/2016 1:02:44 PM, by LFORTE16

    Saw this quote and thought it for perfectly! "Compete against yourself and no one else. Go for your personal best."... Read more

  • 21. Ate out tonight

    1/17/2016 10:10:04 PM, by LENLEN3

    Was trying to make good choices , but the restaurant ( which was incredible)didn't leave many choices. Dinner tracked over 1000 calories really glad I did both cardio and ashtanga today. Not feeling bad about it though- dinner was lovely and the company grand :) just have to be careful this week i... Read more

  • 20. Stat check-in strikes back

    1/16/2016 6:50:01 PM, by LENLEN3

    Weight: 188 (-8) Resting BPM: 68 (Fitbit) Avg. Sleep weekly: 6hrs 21min (Fitbit) BMI: 29.44 (Overweight) Watching : Galavant Playing: Steins: Gate (bought the visual novel) & DDR MAX 2 Theme song for the week: "Under Pressure" Queen x David Bowie Doing right now:to do list writing/ meal planning!... Read more

  • 19. Seen at target

    1/15/2016 11:52:12 PM, by LENLEN3

    As I passed by , Darth started his heavy breathing and said "Join me, and together we can rule the galaxy"... Read more

  • I actually did it

    1/15/2016 4:22:39 PM, by MATTD63

    For the past two weeks I have not spent any money at work! No cafeteria and more importantly, no money dropped in the vending machines!! Just to let you know, I normally buy 3-5 20oz Diet Pepsi bottles a day, and more often than not, a bag of Cheetos an/or a rice crispy treat. For the las... Read more

  • My Aha Moment

    1/15/2016 11:17:03 AM, by MISSYC2012

    I have always heard people talk about their "Aha Moment" or "Wake Up Moment", but it never really struck me until today. In the past, I have always approached weight loss as an afterthought. I knew I needed to do it, but as long as my husband kept telling me he loved me just the way I was and I was ... Read more

  • 18. Trying New Recipes!

    1/14/2016 9:05:53 PM, by LENLEN3

    Tried another of nom nom paleo recipes. They are so so yummy. Protein has always been hard for me, so I've been challenging myself to hit that metric ( carbs and fats on the other hand lol) So , per DarkOranges comment on my last post; I've combine two pictures into one with picture collage! Haha... Read more

  • before and after photo ....... but still going

    1/14/2016 8:50:59 PM, by K1TT3N

    Had a good appt at the kidney Dr today , back in three months. Kidney function went from 45 to 51. And he is very happy witht the continued weight loss. Here is a before and after of me at my heaviest and now.... Read more

  • very busy week

    1/14/2016 1:16:59 AM, by K1TT3N

    woohoo this week has been so busy. Monday was not to bad but Tuesday I did more running than I have in awhile and that is saying alot as of late. I see my kidney Dr tomorrow for my check up and some of my blood work values i got away with at the PCP last week but we will see what he says tomo... Read more

  • POEDAUGHTER7 is STILL sticking to the New Years Resolutions of 2016.

    1/14/2016 12:30:15 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    POEDAUGHTER7 is STILL sticking to the New Years Resolutions of 2016. As I jam to 80s music. ... Read more

  • 17. Your dance is great

    1/13/2016 9:34:42 PM, by LENLEN3

    It's like sunshine on a cloudy day. Man I used to love DDR. Once upon a time, when I was 50 lbs lighter and 10 years younger I used to play it all the time. So why am I talking about DDR today? The gym in our building is closed today and I still had 4,000 steps to do - so I pulled out the PS2 a... Read more

  • 16. What I ate today

    1/12/2016 11:56:52 PM, by LENLEN3

    I took pictures of all my meals today because it amused me, and i thought "that's a pretty easy blog entry". Alas I can't figure how to add more than 1 picture on the mobile site, so enjoy my glorious breakfast- egg whites made in the microwave with a sprinkling of cheese and siriacha sauce on my "... Read more

  • Bleh

    1/12/2016 2:58:40 AM, by KIRSTINMARSH21

    I've hit the point in the ketosis diet where I haven't made food in a variety of ways so I got bored and then just end up not wanting to eat. I definitely need to kick that... Read more

  • 15. Under Pressure

    1/12/2016 12:15:33 AM, by LENLEN3

    RIP David Bowie :( I liked this picture of him, it was either this or "you remind me of the babe " labyrinth style. I need to stop posting at night.... It's hard to think of anything to say.... Oh well ! Maybe I'll try morning posts ?... Read more

  • updated photo

    1/11/2016 11:39:42 PM, by K1TT3N

    this was me on Saturday for my friends daughters party , this is the first time I wore anything that showed off all of he weight loss so far, a total of 75 lbs , and 58 i think since i started on Spark... Read more

  • Virtual Journey update 1/10/16

    1/11/2016 12:44:40 AM, by VICTORREY

    Hoping everyone is having a great 2016 so far. wildflowersrealvirtualjourne
    y.blogspot.com/2016/01/hel
    lo-everyone-sorry-about-mi
    ssing-last.html Hugs and happiness... Read more

  • 14. Something to post?

    1/10/2016 11:25:06 PM, by LENLEN3

    Well real talk; I've got nothing . It's been a pretty chill day. Ashtanga, meal planning, groceries, slow cooked some chicken tortilla soup ( still making that spark recipe), did some cleaning and laundry, went to the gym and ran for a bit, and finally followed the evening with some tv watching. Wo... Read more