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  • Finally Friday

    10/9/2015 11:37:40 PM, by TERRI289

    Good day and busy. Gold class went well and Zumba Fitness was great. I had a salad for lunch, taught my college class, and hung out with friends for 2 hours. I had some awesome ham and bean soup. Yum. Quiet evening.... Zumba Ninja Amy and me!... Read more

  • Dare to lose work out

    10/9/2015 11:08:37 PM, by MCFITZ2

    We had one of my favorite trainers working the two teams together tonight. We did a lot of body weight core work- think straight arm planks, elbow toe planks, side planks back planks, superman, crunches wall sits well I think you are getting the idea. we also did push ups tricept curls, bear walks... Read more

  • The trees look great, alas the rain was very heavy so driving needed concentration.

    10/9/2015 10:29:15 PM, by NORASPAT

    We knew it was raining and we knew it was cold but so far we are having a very good time. 465 465 465 465 EXCEPT -We had just opened up our bags and we were hanging up our wet clothes. I had just sat at the desk to start to Spark. DH was lying on the bed, remote in his hand. I heard a strang... Read more

  • Blessings, October 9, 2015

    10/9/2015 10:07:08 PM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. Weekends. 2. My parents are amazing. 3. Family dinners. 4. Family, friends, and faith. Feel free to list your own blessings. Have a great day!... Read more

  • Savor, Breathe An Evening

    10/9/2015 10:04:18 PM, by VALLEYVIEW15

    I would love to post this song for you but SparkPeople seems to have taken off the "Add a Link" option on blogs or something is wrong on my end. Sorry. Here are the words for your evening prayer. Savior, breathe an evening blessing Ere repose our spirits seal; Sin and want we come conf... Read more

  • update on how I am doing and hooked on new song by popular Christian group

    10/9/2015 10:03:27 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    Hi everyone I am doing okay but my fibromyalgia has been flaring in my back recently. I am also dealing with my carpal tunnel acting up so I have to be treated for that. But that is nothing that I have to worry about. When I see Dr. Araujo and his smiling face again I will be put at ease once again ... Read more

  • My MRI Capped The Day

    10/9/2015 9:40:11 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Yesterday, I had my specialized MRI on my knee (that has a partial replacement). It capped off a less than stellar day for my bum knee. My day started off okay. I stopped for a newspaper and as I walked into the store, my shoe felt like it was stuck to the floor and my knee started to buckle. S... Read more

  • Feeling Boop-Oop-De-Doop!

    10/9/2015 9:32:11 PM, by CRUISEGAL55

    Had a great day! Handyman installed all my lights! I made 1 Goodwill run. Tomorrow I buy a toilet. Then I am going to an Antique & Collectibles Show. I'm taking a few pieces of Grandma's China & a couple of my Artists Bears. I'm hoping to find a vender, interested in looking a... Read more

  • Day 167 - "They're Really More GUIDELINES Than Actual RULES"

    10/9/2015 8:22:54 PM, by SONGBIRD2015

    That is my favorite quote from "Pirates of the Caribbean" (did you recognize it??) and I use it all the time. It is a remarkably apt description of today's chapter of "100 Days", but before I get to that, a rundown of today, because I'm pretty darn pleased with myself 30 . Over the last few da... Read more

  • Thought For The Day

    10/9/2015 7:45:05 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Here's something to think about: Andy Griffith's Peaceful Town Food for Thought The reason Mayberry was so peaceful and quiet was because nobody was married---Andy, Aunt Bea, Barney, Floyd, Howard, Goober, Gomer, Sam, Earnest T. Bass, Helen, Thelma Lou, Clara, and of course Opie---all si... Read more

  • Starting again: three good things

    10/9/2015 7:24:49 PM, by KITTERKATTER424

    1. I've exercised three days this week which is the best I've done in a long time. 2. I've started logging my food again so far 5 days in a row. 3. I feel in control again. I haven't lost weight yet, but it has to start soon!... Read more

  • I wonder...

    10/9/2015 6:54:36 PM, by MRSJENNI

    I have been through a lot of emotions in the last couple of days and that put me in an introspective mood. You see, I was born and raised in a Christian home and I was faithful about being in Church every times the doors opened as an adult. However, it wasn’t until here lately that I began to wond... Read more

  • Pre Op Tommorrow

    10/9/2015 3:02:50 PM, by QUEENMARIE2

    Some years back I noticed I was not seeing out of my contacts as clear as I should my doctor said I had early stages of cataract. Really??? I thought I was too young for something like that. Two years ago I started wearing my glasses more because of that and did not waste money on contacts. My docto... Read more

  • Fabulous Friday

    10/9/2015 2:51:51 PM, by DWROBERGE

    Another beautiful day on the Gulf Coast with temp at 85. Exercises are going very well. Weight is down. Calories remain below 1300. Trivia is still at 96%. Keeping focused on the goal. Hope all have a great weekend.... Read more

  • 10% Weekend...and 20th Class Reunion!

    10/9/2015 2:23:17 PM, by DICESARES

    Dear Spark World, This weekend is going to be very eventful for me...Hayride & Bonfire with the kids tonight, 20th Reunion Mixer (if I can stay up that late), tomorrow is work out & work & then 20th Reunion. This will be a test for me because I like to overindulge in alcoholic beverages on the... Read more

  • And Today, I Stuff My Face

    10/9/2015 12:56:39 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    If I'm going to restrict my food choices, drown myself in flavorless water and spend every free minute trying to "get my steps in" I want to see some freakin' results. And when I see those results I want those results to stick around when above said choices continue. Do not show me a 2lb loss just... Read more

  • Can't seem to keep a blog

    10/9/2015 12:47:59 PM, by GOLDENRODFARM

    I finally figured out what is going on with the blogs, SP has a different way of doing blogs now, before it was popping up in a window, so if you clicked on something else accidentally the blog was still there , now it is switching to a whole page, and any false move completely deletes it. Lately I... Read more

  • No failure!

    10/9/2015 11:30:52 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Each day in the gym, I struggle. Some days, I just don't want to. But as long as I keep going, it gets better. I feel better when I go. As long as I try, I am still winning!... Read more

  • Dogs + ;-) 10/9

    10/9/2015 11:09:35 AM, by PDSLIM

    Hugging your dog may have more benefits than you think.
    eustf4aw Gave a great day. ... Read more

  • It's Turkey Weekend ... gobble gobble

    10/9/2015 10:59:27 AM, by BBLUNDON

    I'm in Canada which makes this weekend the Turkey gorgefest weekend .. because you can't just eat turkey it must come with turnips, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, yummy buns and of course pumpkin pies, right? However, I also get to see family that I don't often get to commune with so that... Read more

  • Local bear is a hit - 10-9-15

    10/9/2015 10:53:56 AM, by KOFFEENUT

    Apparently our bear up a tree downtown was a hit with the Denver stations! Shannon Lukens took photos of the broadcast from Channel 9, but photos were aired on all three stations of our bear near the 5th Street bridge. Hopefully you can see the newscaster pointing out the bear in the tree while f... Read more

  • SPOILER...Mothers

    10/9/2015 9:44:17 AM, by JLAMING263

    To all of our mothers everywhere, past, present, or future, I say, “Thank you. Thank you for giving birth, for shaping souls, for forming character, and for demonstrating the pure love of Christ.” To Mother Eve, to Sarah, Rebekah, and Rachel, to Mary of Nazareth, and to a Mother in Heaven, I say,... Read more

  • Chores, me then some work for pay!

    10/9/2015 9:41:40 AM, by DSCROW

    OK I don't usually work on Friday. I have been gone three days however and need to see a child this afternoon. So I got my walk/run in and easy one this morning. Now laundry then hair and massage appointments. The final stage today is a 2:30 child session. It is a familiar child and should be w... Read more

  • Gained it all back

    10/9/2015 9:31:37 AM, by BARBARADEAR

    46 I am very upset that I am back and have gained back about 60 pounds of what I originally lost. I have gotten out of my routine and started eating pretty bad, so I am back to tracking and I am going to see if I can get this weight back off.... Read more

  • Being Thankful

    10/9/2015 9:04:08 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share. W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • Be Nice

    10/9/2015 8:59:31 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Friday..

    10/9/2015 8:17:54 AM, by JUSTA123

    Well, dogs are walked and all the animals have fresh water and food, having a cup of coffee, today will be another run around day. Need to get to Dr. office and pick up a script for the gastrologist, guess I'm getting a colonoscopy screening, not something I want to do, think they are to invasive, ... Read more

  • I'm a size 18!

    10/9/2015 7:44:56 AM, by TSENTY

    OMG -- I bought size 18 jeans ... that's down form a size 24 fifteen weeks ago.... Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-In & Goals for Day 131 - 137 (Sat. Oct. 10th ~ Fri. Oct. 16th)

    10/9/2015 7:16:22 AM, by ON3DERLAND

    I lost 1 lb this week but honestly, dieting/weightloss/exercise has really just taken a backseat these past few weeks now. I'm somewhat of a mess these days.. My right hand is shot..with the one half of my hand having no feeling, from my fingertips all the way up my past my wrist, and a... Read more

  • Getting on a ship!

    10/9/2015 7:05:34 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Hoping to relax and get my boy under control!... Read more

  • Blogging has been continued upon my WordPress... Follow my exercise journey

    10/9/2015 6:41:40 AM, by JMPANGELO

    In the event of having the blog to be publicized, I just wanted to know to everyone that all of my journeys to my blogs have been moved to my official blogsite which can be found in the link: https://roadtoraceforlifejourn I hope you can check it out and join with m... Read more

  • Great week

    10/9/2015 6:07:28 AM, by 1BOOMBALATTY

    What a difference eating healthy makes. I feel great!... Read more

  • Friday, Friday..

    10/9/2015 6:03:17 AM, by PICKIE98

    I just weighed myself,, I am still a the weight I was before, but hope to lose another pound over the weekend.. before my Doc appointment Monday afternoon. I gained three pounds back in one day, then again, I lost it in one day!! Strange. Yesterday I decided to make chili with those pintos. ... Read more

  • eating beans

    10/9/2015 5:33:34 AM, by JSTETSER

    Beans, beans the magical fruit. The more you eat, the more you toot! Tooting is my problem. I take Gas-X and other OTCs, but I still tootl I feel like the little skunk, but feel like the skunk has an advantage. He only toots around his enemies. ... Read more

  • Starting back at day 1 10/9/15

    10/9/2015 3:16:10 AM, by WALTSAMA93

    Fear!!! Its an interesting word to use when you really mean that you are terrified. Or more so over welmed. I feel that I have to remind myself that I am only capable of doing so much in one day. So i am going to do my best to rely on this app rather than user otherthan using other physical met... Read more

  • And, another finger returns to life.

    10/8/2015 11:43:36 PM, by GTNP4ME

    Well, mostly. Right ring finger "came to" during today's Reiki session, glad to have it back. Now, if my little fingers would just rejoin the party I can type much easier. Physical Therapist cleared me for MILD exercise, mostly just stretch to discomfort level and walk to discomfort level. S... Read more

  • DH and I are packed to go on a trip to stay with a Spark friend in CANADA.

    10/8/2015 10:41:11 PM, by NORASPAT

    This was a surprise for us. I wanted to go some place for my 72 birthday and a Spark friend in Canada has invited to go to her home. She and her DH have been to see us a few times. I was hoping to go to see a very busy son and he said it would not be a good time. I asked my Spark friend if I coul... Read more

  • Thursday..almost the weekend

    10/8/2015 9:59:11 PM, by TERRI289

    Today was a good and busy day...Ballet barre class, then the cardio machines. Off to work at the college, and then home. We had dinner with a friend who was visiting from Georgia. I love Greek food..flounder stuffed with crab. Yummy!! Happy Almost weekend!!! 67... Read more

  • Home ahaaaah

    10/8/2015 9:28:29 PM, by DSCROW

    I am so glad to be home from my workshop! Learned a lot, ran in a very nice park in a runner friendly town (Huntsville, Al), stayed in a nice place but so glad to be home.... Read more

  • BODYSENSE - I Will Almost Be a Vegetarian!

    10/8/2015 9:01:21 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This is a picture of the river that runs through our old farm in Alberta. It takes strong legs and good balance to get down the long steep slippery berm. A few years ago I had a bad fall which kept me off work for a few weeks. But it's so beautiful down at the river and it's a great pl... Read more

  • Even Without Touching

    10/8/2015 7:41:48 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    LAUGHING together is as close as you can get to a HUG without TOUCHING. 246 247... Read more

  • A Long Day

    10/8/2015 7:37:25 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

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  • I have regained some weight

    10/8/2015 7:32:47 PM, by KFREDDIE

    It is interesting to read how I felt six months ago when I was 45 lbs down from my highest weight. I was optimistic but struggling with a plateau. Today, I am still optimistic but struggling even more with a 15 lb regain. I know there will always be ups and downs. I know it is not about perfection, ... Read more

  • A perfect day!

    10/8/2015 7:09:44 PM, by CRUISEGAL55

    Let's face it. I have been self-absorbed (lately). 24 Thanks for all of your encouragement. (heads up) I'm going to be self absorbed, for a while longer. I started my day with (a well deserved) 90 minute massage. Thank you Patricia & God bless those hands. I did a Lowe's run. I picked up th... Read more

  • Exhausted

    10/8/2015 7:07:50 PM, by PATIENTONE1020

    I am not sure why but while most people are pumped up and have energy at the end of the week I am so opposite. I am worn out , exhausted , don't feel well and ready to hide in bed until Monday where I am full of zoom and ready to go to work. This has happen ever since being diagnosed with diabet... Read more

  • BAD DOG!!!!!

    10/8/2015 6:46:24 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    If you have had a puppy or young dog you have probably said these words to them. No matter the spills, chewed shoes and books and T.P. all over the floor we love our fur babies.... Read more

  • BP check.....

    10/8/2015 6:21:02 PM, by JENNY_MARIE

    went very well. The Dr. was pleased with my blood pressure and said to come back for a check in 3 months. After that I went to the gym where I put in an hour and am so glad that I did. I'm sure I looked goofy because most of the equipment is new to me but I was the only person there so it didn't eve... Read more

  • repairs repairs repairs

    10/8/2015 5:49:12 PM, by MCFITZ2

    Frustrating day. Took car in and it did not pass inspection. Estimate to fix 1900. Ouch. Went home to mow and wheel horse stopped working in the back yard. It was repaired for about 200 two weeks ago. See me bang head again and again. On a good note as there is almost something good if you... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 10/8

    10/8/2015 5:13:49 PM, by PDSLIM

    healing power of cat purring
    s-infographic more on cats & your health Here are a few brilliant ways cats are secretly helping their owners live healthier lives. Cats. Most folks agree that cats are pretty ama... Read more

  • Rainy Days Make Me Happy!!!

    10/8/2015 4:18:46 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    I think it's time for a happy rain dance! Come on rain, keep coming!!! It's fun and "free" exercise! 30 plus, it gets me out of my head!... Read more

  • Thursday activities post doctor visit

    10/8/2015 3:45:55 PM, by DWROBERGE

    We finished washing the outside of all the windows around the house this morning and I vacuumed all the floors. We have to make some things for the senior center food sale this weekend. Exercises are going well. My doctor's appointment went well until they ave me a printout that was not mine and... Read more

  • 10% Realization

    10/8/2015 2:32:17 PM, by DICESARES

    Today I read a Facebook article by Dr. John Berardi, the founder of Precision Nutrition, which is a wealth of information on nutrition & exercise, if you have never checked it out. This was an "infograph" about workout nutrition for your body type. I am AMAZED I have never seen this before. I found ... Read more

  • Warm Thursday

    10/8/2015 1:10:43 PM, by PICKIE98

    Had a great day at work. I have not met my spark tracker goal for steps yet, but I know I will by the end of the day. I started work a half hour later today which makes a big difference, but I tried to make extra work for myself by back tracking.. When I got home I had to go up in the attic t... Read more

  • Holy Menopause, Batman!

    10/8/2015 1:04:53 PM, by JOOPINCA

    So I went for a physical yesterday because in addition to it being time for my annual, I'm kind of freaked out that ridiculously clean eating, daily exercise and dropping over 10 lbs hasn't budged my diastolic BP down. It has actually been higher. I decided to take my BP monitor with me to hav... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    10/8/2015 12:48:50 PM, by JLAMING263

    "The Father’s plan for His children is a plan of love. It is a plan to unite His children–His family–with Him." —Carole M. Stephens,... Read more

  • Gonna keep trying...

    10/8/2015 12:47:15 PM, by ZZSUSAN

    I am up in weight again and my blood work while better than last time is still not good. But I won't give us. I will keep trying. I have too. I must keep trying because some day I will make it to the weight I truly am meant to be or I'll get close. I have to believe that and not give up. 521... Read more

  • 10/8/15

    10/8/2015 12:44:54 PM, by RHOOK20047

    "I fall, I rise, I make mistakes, I live, I learn, I've been hurt, but I'm alive, I'm human, I'm not perfect, But I'm thankful." This motivational line came in my email this morning and seems to be very timely, given my mood this week. I woke up to the bright sunshine this morning, and starte... Read more

  • Town Wildlife - 10-8-15

    10/8/2015 12:09:59 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    Although "town" and "wildlife" seem like they'd be mutually exclusive, here they're not. John F. Russell got this shot of an adult bear that spent several hours in a tree along the Yampa River near the Fifth Street Bridge. Parks and Wildlife Officers said the older bear was probably startled and cl... Read more

  • Wow... Slow and Steady ....

    10/8/2015 11:59:01 AM, by ASGMCCARTY

    Today I weighed and thought .... oh the scale is wrong... I have 13 more pounds to go before I am no longer considered obese by a BMI standard. I started my journey back in February as I learned about my food sensitivities and that the only problem I had from the weight I had put on for a few ... Read more

  • You can't tell me I don't get to feel hurt

    10/8/2015 11:18:27 AM, by SBAGNALL2

    I know that infertility is a tough thing that a lot of women face. I am one of those women. I was lucky that I got pregnant with my son. I have never been able to get pregnant since. I wasn't even supposed to have him. He was a complete surprise. Do I count myself lucky? Of course I do! I look at my... Read more

  • is 1230 calories to low?

    10/8/2015 11:06:56 AM, by LOSINGTOWINNING

    Hey guys im back again for a moment and I was wondering if 1230 calories is too low for someone whom is 27 year old 5ft4 266 lb female? 15 246 im aiming to lose 2 lbs a week and id like to get to 150 if possible so im just seeking input from someone.... Read more

  • Getting out more

    10/8/2015 10:22:04 AM, by JENNILEE27

    I have been invited to attend several events this month, and unlike in the past, I have decided to attend as many as possible. Tonight I have a bridal shower to attend, tomorrow I have a cookout to attend, Saturday morning I've been invited to tour my old high school for the last time before it is ... Read more

  • Please prayers for brother in law--prostate cancer diagnosis.

    10/8/2015 10:18:05 AM, by CTUPTON

    thank you, all! chris You don't even have to comment--just say a prayer---thanks! His name is Bill. chris... Read more

  • Day 166 - No Matter What!

    10/8/2015 10:05:22 AM, by SONGBIRD2015

    Last night I kept my commitment to myself and did an hour of Jazzercise when I got home 104 . My body needed it desperately and it felt fantastic!!! It doesn't make up for my cupcake binge over the weekend, or indulging in PTO provided meals, but I don't think I want to view exercise in that way an... Read more

  • October 2015

    10/8/2015 10:01:19 AM, by TAYPET

    My husband just deployed for an extended length of time. The kids are all grown, and have their own lives. Now is the time for me to dedicate myself to me, healthy living, healthy eating. I've tried so many times to loose the weight before. I'm not dieting this time! I'm gonna take a room in this h... Read more

  • Pictures To Just Enjoy

    10/8/2015 9:45:15 AM, by TINY67

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  • A Dog's Life is Never as Easy as it Looks

    10/8/2015 9:28:00 AM, by SHERYLDS

    Today is WORLD SIGHT DAY. World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. 90% of the world’s visually impaired live in developing nations. In May 2013 the 66th World Health Assembly... Read more

  • Comforting Companion

    10/8/2015 9:18:08 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • 1 month BP checkup followed by gym day!!

    10/8/2015 9:13:21 AM, by JENNY_MARIE

    This morning at 11:30 I have my 1 month follow up for my BP, which has been really great lately. I'm hoping everything goes well because after that I'll be heading to the gym for my first, "in the gym" workout. I haven't been in a gym in over 5 years so this should be interesting. I don't have the f... Read more

  • The 30-day Plateau Busting Challenge: day 18

    10/8/2015 8:49:28 AM, by LCERTUCHE

    The 30-day Plateau Busting Challenge on day 18 recommends changing up your fitness routine. What can I do to optimize my workouts? Well this a.m. I actually sped up my morning dog walking for a teeniest of jogs. Actually, I think the only difference between my walking and jogging is I jiggle more an... Read more

  • Positives abound!

    10/8/2015 8:45:37 AM, by JUSTA123

    Yesterday, I did 8000 steps 244 , I didn't get the bike in, but I did mow front and back lawn and a quick swim in the pool 104 Food was on track, along with water, so for me another positive day. Looks like my days will bea little fuller soon, looks like daughter got a job, with UPS, applied f... Read more

  • Confronting myself

    10/8/2015 8:28:11 AM, by CRAZYMELINDA

    I'll admit it...I've been sort of following a healthy eating and exercise plan just halfheartedly. I have numerous reasons I should be motivated, but my mind just hasn't quite reached the appropriate point yet. Still, logging in to SP daily and participating pushes me on. A few days ago I had a s... Read more

  • Great day for canoeing

    10/8/2015 8:12:24 AM, by 1BOOMBALATTY

    Trying something new!... Read more

  • BP up then way down

    10/8/2015 7:24:49 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    I was unable to walk around beautiful Virginia Beach yesterday, felt so weak, like I was going to collapse, felt 100 years old. We had a nice Italian meal, then returned to our hotel. Today we drive the back roads to Baltimore and get on the shop tomorrow. I have a new dance dress...sure hope I ca... Read more

  • Blessings, October 8, 2015

    10/8/2015 7:10:29 AM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. No more long work days this week. 2. Swimming. 3. Cooking with my students. 4. Family, friends, and faith. Feel free to list your own blessings. Have a great day!... Read more

  • Attitude of Gratitude, not Fatitude

    10/8/2015 4:50:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's time to change my focus. Rather than obsessing my food intake I will be thankful for who God made me, and treat myself as God's temple. Fatitude is not my attitude Every day I work at making small and smart changes to my lifestyle. The plan is to keep type 2 diabetes in control and my... Read more

  • OK Day, All in All

    10/8/2015 12:28:02 AM, by GTNP4ME

    Still have numbness and some "dead" fingers but slight improvement today. No PT until late THU afternoon but should be allowed to resume "Finding 10" each day so I can start working to regain some lost strength. I continue to be a fortunate fellow! Steven... Read more

  • 10/7/15

    10/8/2015 12:07:47 AM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I wish I could say I feel better than I did yesterday, but I don't. And besides finding out that I had to work on Saturday, and possibly Sunday, my boss tells me today that GM is ending all contracts for contractors on 12/31. While he told me that he has to inform me, he said he is working b... Read more

  • weights are boring

    10/7/2015 11:06:42 PM, by PATIENTONE1020

    Today was a good food day but was so bored at the gym. All I wanted to do was be out there on the gym floor and flop around like fish out of water but instead I felt all clunky and bored doing weights today even if was my first day . Good thing though I did a mile right at the 12 minute mark today... Read more

  • Started to say Monday Monday, but it's not

    10/7/2015 11:04:11 PM, by MCFITZ2

    So happy Wednesday. Tonight was Dare to lose training. We had two trainers and 4 interns work with the teams. Half of the time with one set then the second half with the other set. Warm up for both teams was walking, jogging or combo along the channel to the bridge and back, high knees over... Read more

  • JOY

    10/7/2015 11:00:11 PM, by VALLEYVIEW15

    Psalm 63:1-5 Joy in the Fellowship of God A Psalm of David when he was in the wilderness of Judah. 1 O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You In a dry and thirsty land Where there is no water. 2 So I have looked for You in the... Read more

  • Wednesday night

    10/7/2015 10:36:13 PM, by TERRI289

    I love my active lifestyle...although I am in the shower a lot! Today taught Zumba Gold, did the elliptical and the treadmill, all in the morning. Then I did some errands, had my college class, and came home. I fit in a mini nap before my Boot camp fusion class tonight. Hoping to do a before and af... Read more

  • Going to have gallbladder surgery

    10/7/2015 10:20:48 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, saw the doctor who will be doing my gallbladder surgery today. I'm going to have the surgery on Monday at 8am CST. I have to be there an hour an a half before the surgery and I'm the 2nd person who will be having surgery that day. Its not going to be much. Just a few slits in my belly and then... Read more

  • I'm still going

    10/7/2015 9:51:28 PM, by HEALTHIER-TT

    I haven't posted in a while. It's been a crazy past month and this month won't be any better. I stuck out the challenge last month. I made the daily minimum goal about 75% of the time. I think that's pretty good for my first challenge. I am planning to do better my next challenge. I made my step go... Read more

  • Planning to go to see a Spark friend and her Canada. I am excited. WooHoo.

    10/7/2015 9:25:24 PM, by NORASPAT

    Just today the plan was a go. I am so glad to be going to see them. DH and I have had very little travel this year so this is just a great big deal .The family will take care of the house in fact they can do what they like. I am ready to be out with just the two of us. It was planned today.!!!... Read more

  • Beck Day 8--make time and energy for dieting. I will be on this day for a few days!!!

    10/7/2015 8:56:03 PM, by CTUPTON

    ___I read my ARC cards at least once today. NO PROBLEMO! I even remember all 5 due to the pneumonic! "cCRIED" ___I read other Response cards as needed. NO PROBLEMO! ___I ate slowly, sitting down and noticing every bite. __Every time __Most of the time. __Some of the ti... Read more

  • Separation anxiety

    10/7/2015 8:37:06 PM, by CRUISEGAL55

    435 Basically.... I'm recycling my life. I got a lot done today. I parted with 5 large bags of (vintage) clothes. I finally let go of my suede coat (sherpa lined). I used to wear it when we went skiing (winter vacations). I haven't gone skiing since 1993. 548 The added anxiety was, the ... Read more

  • The New Job

    10/7/2015 8:20:14 PM, by CINDYHOUGHTON

    I have been at the new job for almost a week now. It is so much easier on my body and less stress. I am working with the same people I have worked with for ten years but with a new position. My brief time away from them makes me appreciate it more too I think. I have my own office now and am back wi... Read more

  • Consistency

    10/7/2015 7:56:58 PM, by LADYV123

    That's my goal this week. To try my hardest to eat from kitchen everyday and exercise at least every other day. ... Read more

  • Doctor Day

    10/7/2015 7:41:09 PM, by DWROBERGE

    I had a meeting with my GP and his third year medical student today for my annual physical. All went well. He was pleased with my progress. I am his most faithful patient who is on spark people. He turned me on to this site back in July 2007. I will see them again in January after I take a bloo... Read more

  • Beck Day 7: Changing your environment

    10/7/2015 7:00:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    +___I read my ARC cards at least once today. +___I read other Response cards as needed. ___I ate slowly, sitting down and noticing every bite. __Every time __Most of the time. + __Some of the time. ___I gave myself credit when I engaged in helpful dieting behaviors _... Read more

  • Kittys' Turn

    10/7/2015 5:44:14 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Kittys's Turn. More tomorrow.... Read more

  • Thought for the Day....

    10/7/2015 5:15:34 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    growth and change are not always easy. But. They are worth it. So are we.... Read more

  • I met this total FOX! - 10-7-15

    10/7/2015 5:07:38 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    She's a blond at Haymaker Golf Course! That what Terrance Taylor had to say about this fox he caught checking him out! At least Terrance's fox was alert. Kristen Lillie was mountain biking on NPR (No Pedaling Required, a local trail) when she found this fox soundly napping. So soundly ... Read more

  • Day 165 - Being Committed to the Journey

    10/7/2015 4:49:12 PM, by SONGBIRD2015

    This time it wasn't dinner in the teacher's lounge, tonight it was a candy bar. Jars and plates and bowls full of sweet treats I had no business eating. But I filled up a plate anyway. Then I took it back to my classroom, ate a few gummi bears, a graham cracker with some sweet cheese-spread, a few c... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 10/7

    10/7/2015 4:37:22 PM, by PDSLIM

    These Animals Think They're People
    mailid=17670&memberid=872002 Have a great day.... Read more

  • SP diabetes menu plan--does anyone use this. I have used it now for about 3 days.

    10/7/2015 3:56:55 PM, by CTUPTON

    Today's lunch was cooked cauliflower with a cheese sauce (cheddar, low fat sour cream, soy milk, Mrs Dash)over it. With a fruit and 2 pieces of Italian bread. Oh I precooked the canned beans and put it all together to microwave for a couple of minutes to melt the cheese. I had whole grain bread... Read more

  • Wednesday afternoon

    10/7/2015 3:33:32 PM, by PICKIE98

    I made the rounds after work to Kroger for SPark batteries for DD and my trackers. Got some more freebies and then to the library to pickup a hold item for DD, then to Dad's house to mow his lawn, etc. Three hours gone for the day, so just finished paying some of mom's bills, balancing two of... Read more

  • I'm Back!

    10/7/2015 3:19:37 PM, by DDARNZEN

    I didn't realize that it's been almost a year since my last blog entry. Wow, how time flies. A few things have changed in that year: new job, new gym membership, new health concerns, etc. I'm back working with a state agency helping people find work...well, actually helping employers find quali... Read more


    10/7/2015 3:15:05 PM, by TIMEHASCOME56

    First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. - Aristotle... Read more