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  • Quote For Today 9/22/2014

    9/22/2014 4:58:10 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us." By Sir Thomas Brown... Read more

  • Greatings II

    9/22/2014 12:07:34 AM, by LINDAM.1

    I curtsied at the produce manager at Safeway. I told him I was Glad to meat him, I was his sections, Morale person.... Read more

  • Just a little

    9/22/2014 12:04:25 AM, by LINDAM.1

    Just Curtsied at a fellow shopper Because I could tell it was not her best. She got a hug also. Her day was better. Little things help.... Read more

  • Quote For Today 9/21/2014

    9/21/2014 6:37:33 PM, by 123ELAINE456

    "We don't live in a word of reality, we live in a world of perceptions" By Gerald j. Simmons... Read more

  • rest

    9/21/2014 11:58:50 AM, by GIVEUP30

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  • BLC 26- Navy Ninjas!

    9/21/2014 3:08:38 AM, by LUZDELSOL

    I feel like this is one of those chances to push myself and see where I go. I need to test myself, set the good habits and weed out the bad, all while trying to find a balance between setting good limits, and ones that only hinder myself. From this round of BLC I plan to try and break out of ... Read more

  • 10K

    9/20/2014 8:21:57 PM, by F8CONE8

    Completed the Pre today with my personal best time! Just me and about 1000 close friends. Next year? Who knows maybe I'll set a new personal record. ... Read more

  • Inadvertent Passenger

    9/20/2014 2:23:00 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Yesterday, a squirrel decided to hitch a ride with me - the hard way. I was on my CanAm Spyder RS way out in the boonies and DH was on his BMW about 3 seconds in front of me. I saw a squirrel scamper across the road ju... Read more

  • Quote For Today 9/20/2014

    9/20/2014 2:09:56 PM, by 123ELAINE456

    " An eye for an eye will leave the whole world blind" By Mahatma Gandhi... Read more

  • The new day 1

    9/20/2014 1:35:33 PM, by MIZJLYNN1973

    So today is day one of my commitment to turn this thing around. Why am I turning this around? Because I am tired...tired of the same excuses. Tired of looking at my big body and knowing that is not who I am supposed to be. Tired of not walking in the promises that God has made me. I am tired. So tod... Read more

  • Day 10 - Motivation

    9/20/2014 3:09:45 AM, by PRETTYMISSTRISH

    Been kind of unmotivated lately. I don't plan on stopping any time soon but I find it hard to get up to go for a walk or anything. There has been a lot going on lately and I think my main problem is stress. Trying to figure out how to move out of my parents place as soon as possible but also b... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 012

    9/20/2014 2:14:14 AM, by KITTY-KIM

    Well, didn't go out today, which is okay. Will try going tomorrow instead. It was probably for the best though. I haven't felt very good today; really tired. It gave me time to set up my iPod for future walks so I can listen to it in-between story of The Walk. Pretty happy about that. My knee h... Read more

  • Biggest Loser-Fall 2014

    9/19/2014 9:26:50 PM, by REOSPEEDWALKER

    This is me 6yrs ago at the age of 50. This is me Aug. 2014 age 56. January 2012 I weighed 288lbs. this was the only place where I would post my weight. I didn't... Read more

  • There!

    9/19/2014 5:34:11 PM, by DESIROCKS

    Washed my face, did my hair, and ate some more of my good lunch. Also, realized it's a pms day. Feeling somewhat better!... Read more

  • Feeling Crappy

    9/19/2014 5:15:37 PM, by DESIROCKS

    Ugh! Anemia, I need a shower, I'm tired today, and I feel like I should be exercising more. I need to let my body rest and give it the time it needs to cope with all the stress it is under. I need to give myself a break and not push so hard! And not be so critical and perfectionistic on myself! I am... Read more

  • custody battle

    9/19/2014 4:20:43 PM, by SASIKHASI1

    My son has been fighting a custody battle for over a year now. He has temporary custody of his daughter. On Tuesday of this week the second round of trial began since the opposing side could not finish their portion six months ago. Lo and behold, they did not finish again, so we have to go back n... Read more

  • Quote For Today 9/19/2014

    9/19/2014 1:38:33 PM, by 123ELAINE456

    "No victor believes in chance" By Friedrich Nietzsche... Read more


    9/19/2014 12:55:41 PM, by SWEET_CAROLYN

    So much goodness this week and this upcoming week! I almost don't know where to begin! So this week, I made sure to schedule an annual checkup with my doctor. This is of-note because this will be the FIRST TIME in my entire adult life I've EVER done this! Most years, I would have a checkup, and... Read more

  • Is Staying Thin Easy? It Doesn't Matter.

    9/19/2014 12:51:30 PM, by JOSHUAADAVIDD

    Note: I originally wrote this in June, and while I'm making a conscious effort to lose weight at this time, my sentiment behind the piece hasn't changed a bit. Originally posted at
    snt-matter-1593337311 . Edited for language. ... Read more


    9/19/2014 11:35:31 AM, by GIVEUP30


  • I lost four pounds!!!

    9/19/2014 12:23:47 AM, by SHAMAN29

    I LOST four pounds! I lost FOUR pounds! I lost four POUNDS. Yup….still the same no matter how I type it out. I couldn’t believe my eyes this morning when I did my first weekly weigh in. I was expecting a pound, maybe a pound and a half. I dismissed my first thought of water weight simply ... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 011

    9/18/2014 11:56:19 PM, by KITTY-KIM

    So today has been so so. I have had a head ache and heart burn for most of it. I rarely get heart burn, but when it does happen, I swear it's the worse feeling ever. It should be gone tomorrow though, took something to help it. About to head and bed to sleep it off. I am going out tomorrow with... Read more

  • I Am So Encouraged!

    9/18/2014 9:48:45 PM, by DESIROCKS

    Thank you everyone so much for all your support! ~•~Thank you!~•~ WOO HOO! °^°^°BLESSINGS!°^°^°... Read more

  • Victory Over Emotional Eating!

    9/18/2014 9:21:20 PM, by DESIROCKS

    I am a definite stress-eater. Thank you to Sparkpeople for helping me define and remedy this! Today I had a stressful situation come up. I had already eaten a (filling!) dinner, and I was going to go wash dishes in the kitchen. I felt like I really wanted some Reese's Pieces or something, but I... Read more

  • Fall 2014 5% Challenge Countdown Activity Question ~

    9/18/2014 7:16:32 PM, by GOULDSGRANITE

    What have you accomplished in the years since you started? I put myself in the driver's seat for my health. I used to whisper to me, that I would likely die from a heart attack, as some of my close friends already had. What a miserable thing to say to myself. But it was true. My BP was boiling... Read more

  • Whinny A**

    9/18/2014 6:42:13 PM, by AANGEL3

    I was so being a whinny a** last night. I think everything ...all the stress...caught up with me last night. I set in the living by myself and bawled my head off. Hubby's job woes, my job work place being sold, worrying about paying the bills, my WIP not going well (or at least one chapter not to my... Read more

  • Yoga shoulders

    9/18/2014 2:56:34 PM, by KJEWEL1

    I am still doing daily yoga workouts, but now I have some shoulder issues and must be careful! Like many people when I do something I go all out. I pushed myself in yoga to achieve more faster and now I MUST slow down or I will have to stop altogether. In fact, if I am not careful this could affect ... Read more

  • Quote For Today 9/18/2014

    9/18/2014 12:39:05 PM, by 123ELAINE456

    "A word to the wise is infuriating" By Hunter S Thompson... Read more

  • Making meal plans the day before... I need some practice

    9/18/2014 11:17:49 AM, by LUZDELSOL

    So I thought planning out meals the night before would be a really good thing for me. It makes sense to not have the stress of making sure you get the right amount of protein and veggies, and staying in an optimal range for calories. But as I find myself awake this morning, I have already found mys... Read more

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 41st Week

    9/18/2014 10:02:03 AM, by BCJCPDX2012

    Sorry for the lateness of this blog, however my wife and I are renovating our home and things are a bit awkward and misplaced. Well, last week was a better week. I am back to where I was 2 weeks ago. My sudden weight gain was really unexplainable from a biological standpoint as nothing made sen... Read more

  • 9/17/14 - First Day

    9/18/2014 9:53:43 AM, by DIBO2011

    Yesterday was my first day on the job and today I'm feeling the pain. Nothing that an aspirin won't cure, but way more physical than my previous work, which was what I wanted. I'm a little sad that my fitbit didn't pick up all my activity, for some reason it wasn't working correc... Read more

  • Go For An Encore!

    9/18/2014 8:09:20 AM, by 2BDYNAMIC

    You are one of a kind. No one can do exactly what you can do. You are matchless. Even if you don't think so. You have your own set of fingerprints like no other ....No one even thinks exactly like you .... and inside is a hid... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 010

    9/18/2014 12:17:01 AM, by KITTY-KIM

    Hello, everyone! Hope it's been a good week for everyone! Today has been pretty good. Got up on time and everything! Cleaned up my room a bit. It's been too hot to clean the last few day. Curse of not having AC or a ceiling fan, I guess. I can't wait for that fall weather to get here! I d... Read more

  • Long Over Due

    9/17/2014 7:06:29 PM, by AANGEL3

    It's been a stressful week so far. I won't go into details, but things didn't go well with the mediation at hubby's work. so next step is going to Fed court. But that could take 9 months to do! Not a good time line for the guys that are struggling on a very reduced salary (as in $12 ah HOUR less). T... Read more

  • Such a ROUGH day for me and my kiddo!

    9/17/2014 3:07:06 PM, by GMINYARD

    So I had an extremely difficult morning with one of my daughters. I have been working out of town A LOT (5 weeks was my last stint) and I think that every one of my daughters are dealing with it in a different manner. One of them, has gained a substantial amount of weight. This both terrifies me and... Read more

  • Joyful in the Journey

    9/17/2014 12:18:13 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    It's been two weeks since I began an 'official' Spark break. And I'm proud of myself for hitting the pause button. I really needed it. Sometimes I just need to step off the merry-go-round. ... Read more

  • Quote For The Day 9/17/2014

    9/17/2014 8:47:58 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them" By Leo Tolstoy... Read more

  • Pants are Fitting Better Today!

    9/17/2014 4:51:28 AM, by DESIROCKS

    So thankful!... Read more

  • Day 09 - Choices

    9/17/2014 3:38:54 AM, by PRETTYMISSTRISH

    I admit today I struggled. I didn't log my food today but I didn't eat really unhealthy today. I felt bad for not logging my good so I will definitely not stop. Just, a lot of things have been going on and I am really stressed. My go to when upset or food usually. I need to find anothe... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 009

    9/17/2014 12:30:07 AM, by KITTY-KIM

    Today was okay for the most part. I think I am about to start something. I'm easily irritable and easy to tick off. Won't let it effect me though. Cravings shouldn't be too bad. I have chocolate protein powder which should help. Actually managed to wake up early today, still wasn't seven, but I... Read more

  • Rewards Earned So Far, 9/16/14

    9/16/2014 11:54:02 PM, by DESIROCKS

    Butterfly bandana 1 paid computer game 2 wii Just Dance songs Licorice tea Beaded keychain Swarovski crystal beaded bookmark Garnier Fructis conditioner Woo Hoo!... Read more

  • Well done

    9/16/2014 11:31:49 PM, by 4KICKINGBUTT

    1. Increasing the amount of water I am drinking. 2. Aware of what I am eating and choosing snacks accordingly. 3. Getting back into working out after a hiccup of the stomach bug.... Read more

  • A lil' rant, and a new plan.

    9/16/2014 9:50:58 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    Must be something in the air...or last weeks' Super Moon is still hanging around providing a negative influence. A dear friend who has a life far too full and a difficult husband sort of went off the rails two days ago. I am at a loss how to help her. I finally decided to just tell her the ... Read more

  • PNW wildfires - no exercise outside folks!!!

    9/16/2014 7:18:47 PM, by DISGUISEDBYPHAT

    In my area they state that the air index is good which is a load of garbage. I am having all kinds of respiratory issues. Inside! If I don't have the a/c on full blast and the fan above the stove top on I feel like there is an elephant sitting on my chest. Oregon area~... Read more


    9/16/2014 1:46:31 PM, by GIVEUP30

    EXPLORING EVERYTHING THAT CAN BE REACHED ISN'T THIS THE TRUE...I REMEMBER THOSE DAYS WITH MINE TWO... I only have great grandchildren now that are in this stage..... ... Read more

  • Quote For Today 9/16/2014

    9/16/2014 5:35:01 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Anger manages everything badly" By P. Statios... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 008

    9/16/2014 2:14:47 AM, by KITTY-KIM

    Today went okay. Wound up sleeping a lot. Getting better though. Almost actually forgot to blog and I'm determined not to miss any days. Didn't work out today, my legs were still so sore from helping my dad fix the fence. I couldn't even bend them. That was quite a work out in itself. Going to ... Read more

  • Day 08 - On the mend

    9/15/2014 11:02:25 PM, by PRETTYMISSTRISH

    Had a doctor's appointment today. Looks like I am on the mend but still not fully better. My eardrums are 'sucked inward' still which has been causing me some pretty bad ear aches and my tonsils apparently look horrible still even though I feel fine. Got some Sudafed prescribed to help clear my sinu... Read more

  • My Progress

    9/15/2014 6:46:05 PM, by DESIROCKS

    I saw a picture taken of me last week, and it was really depressing. To me, it looked like I had never lost three sizes and I was just as big as ever. I tried to remind myself that it was a bad angle and I was wearing pretty baggy clothes. Well, I needed a little more reassurance than that, so I dec... Read more

  • Not Even a Wildfire!

    9/15/2014 6:30:55 PM, by DESIROCKS

    I am in week 8 of my first set of ten-week healthy lifestyle blocks. There has been many roadblocks to my stress levels, which makes it hard for me to make healthy food choices and choose to exercise. There's even a wildfire dropping ash and burned pine needles outside, preventing me from using the ... Read more

  • September 15th

    9/15/2014 3:17:09 PM, by TURTLE-135

    I started April 27, 2014 with the goal of reaching 139 lbs by September 14th. Today is September 15th and I'm at 145.6 lbs. So while I didn't reach my goal - I have learned a lot in the last few weeks. I've reset a new goal of reaching 135 lbs by December 31st...starting now. What makes ... Read more

  • Week 1

    9/15/2014 1:02:41 PM, by SWEET_CAROLYN

    So I've been back on Medifast for 1 week. My first week went REALLY well, overall. Monday, I "splurged" by having a beer (only one!), and on Saturday, I went to a friend's house, where she served vegetarian lasagna, wine and ice cream. But other than that, no fudging, no cheating. I forgot how ... Read more

  • Only 5 days to go

    9/15/2014 11:39:00 AM, by F8CONE8

    In five days I will be doing the 10K Prefontaine run here in Coos Bay. I've worked hard and I know I will finish. I just hope to beat the 1 hour 49 minutes I achieved before at the Butterfly 10K. The big difference is the Pre has a lot of steep hills including "Heartbreak Hill" which is in the mi... Read more

  • Quote For Today 9/15/2014

    9/15/2014 7:38:14 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they exhausted all other alternatives" By Abba Eban... Read more


    9/15/2014 6:52:00 AM, by GIVEUP30

    ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL BOY........ heard of this one.....had trouble trying to get the letters to go with the title but I unscrambled the letters and this is what I can up with... ... Read more

  • ARRRGHH! .... Compensation for Monday!

    9/15/2014 6:19:03 AM, by 2BDYNAMIC

    What if the name we shudder saying were changed to 'FUNDAY?' .... Would we spring out of bed saying 'yippee-kayay' instead of moaning & droaning? To me an... Read more


    9/15/2014 4:21:02 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    The Americans and Russians at the height of the arms race realized that if they continued in the usual manner they were going to blow up the whole world. One day they sat down and decided to settle the whole dispute with one dog fight. They'd have five years to breed the best fighting dog in the wor... Read more

  • Day 07 - Weigh in

    9/15/2014 3:26:15 AM, by PRETTYMISSTRISH

    I got up early to take my antibiotic and figured I was up, might as well weigh myself now. It is the end if the first week of my long, lifelong journey. I am now 5lbs lighter! I lost 5 lbs this week. I know it won't be like this every week as the first week you usually lose more, but I am just happy... Read more

  • Clothes shopping

    9/15/2014 2:14:52 AM, by 4KICKINGBUTT

    I feel rather like a a feral cat trying to get fitted for a wet suit. It isn't fun or pretty.... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 007

    9/15/2014 12:42:06 AM, by KITTY-KIM

    Today has been fairly slow. Didn't get my walk in, it was so hot. Also had to help my dad fix the fence so the deer will stop getting into the garden, I'll just consider that my work out. Me and hot weather don't go well together. Did pretty good food wise today. Managed to actually get up at ... Read more

  • Two weeks away

    9/15/2014 12:19:19 AM, by DESIROCKS

    I am two weeks away from having had a healthy lifestyle for ten weeks! I have really enjoyed it and can see the results. Can't wait to see what changes the next ten weeks bring.... Read more

  • Completed Rewards!

    9/15/2014 12:11:24 AM, by DESIROCKS

    I finished beading a keychain and bookmark for my last two weeks' healthy lifestyle rewards. I love them!... Read more

  • Happy

    9/14/2014 9:06:21 PM, by LINDAM.1

    Happy Sunday Be good to your Body. ... Read more

  • Sticking to my Guns

    9/14/2014 7:32:06 PM, by YOUNGKY3092

    The hardest part of this whole thing is is when people who are close to me are supportive in the wrong way. I know they just want to help me, but telling me it's ok to spluge everyone in a while, and telling me I'm not fat when I say I want to get in shape, doesn't help, it only makes me more lazy. ... Read more

  • Back to School Menu Take two

    9/14/2014 5:17:59 PM, by HOUNDOGLOVER76

    So last weeks menu didn't happen because my husband came home from ocean fishing with fresh Dungeness crab and salmon! That's what we ate last week so this week I'm planning on: Whole Roasted chicken in the oven and veggies Slow cooker pork balsamic tenderloin Slow cooker beef stew Slow c... Read more

  • Learning from my Mistakes

    9/14/2014 4:23:50 PM, by DESIROCKS

    Last week, in my rush to burn as many calories as possible, I burned myself out. I need to remember to alternate hard working days and low-key days. Balance!... Read more

  • My. Stomach. Is. Getting. Smaller!

    9/14/2014 4:15:09 PM, by DESIROCKS

    What more do I need to say? Yay!!!!!!!!!... Read more

  • Hike, Hike, Bike, BEAR!!

    9/14/2014 2:30:09 PM, by ALIHIKES

    I had a fabulous active vacation in Stehekin WA; 8 of us (hiking friends) shared a lakeside cabin. We traveled on Saturday to Chelan Washington, and took the Lady of the Lake boat to Stehekin the next day Boat at Lake Chelan ... Read more

  • Quote For Today 9/14/2014

    9/14/2014 4:52:42 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life" By Albert Camus... Read more

  • Day 06 - Getting Better

    9/14/2014 2:58:55 AM, by PRETTYMISSTRISH

    Feeling a bit better today thanks to the antibiotics I am taking now. Not fully over the horrendous sinus infection but I could breathe easier today which was a plus. My nose did run a lot which is better than being stuffy in my opinion. Looking forward to being healthy again so I can start working ... Read more

  • Changes.. 9/13/2014

    9/14/2014 1:58:00 AM, by DIBO2011

    So the next few weeks are big ones. I'll be starting a new job this coming week and ending it with a quick trip to the beach for my husband and I to celebrate our 24th Anniversary. The following week we move our youngest daughter into her dorm. It seems like when I need to be in good health... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 006

    9/14/2014 12:21:18 AM, by KITTY-KIM

    Hello everyone! Today has been a very good day. I don't think I was in a bad mood at any point of the day. I woke up late, again, but this time is my older cat's fault. She decided to run around the room like a lunatic at 3 am, then again at 4 am. so she managed to keep me awake for a while. I ... Read more

  • The Re start is your friend

    9/13/2014 4:00:19 PM, by FLEURCHICK

    You work a streak and fall off for any number of reasons. Getting up immediately and deploying your re start is an important key to success. Playing the wrong tape in your head is only further sabotage. I know first hand as a self appointed expert. Oh I wanted a perfect record, I will only scr... Read more

  • Yesterday's Success!

    9/13/2014 12:31:18 PM, by DESIROCKS

    Yesterday I blogged about how I had a major lack of sleep and wasn't feeling up to healthy eating or exercising. Well, I went ahead and decided to do 5 minutes of housework. That 5 minutes turned into 50, then 55! I ended up with an hour and five minutes of housecleaning, and after about ten minutes... Read more

  • Keep Going!

    9/13/2014 12:24:34 PM, by DESIROCKS

    I can't see the progress right now, but I know if I keep doing my healthy behaviors, the results will come! I get to design my matching water bottle keychain and bookmark today!... Read more

  • Trip to Silver Falls State Park

    9/13/2014 11:54:01 AM, by BOOKAPHILE

    Our big trailer trip to several national parks was cancelled as my Dad entered his last days and passed away mid-August. As his executor, I have had plenty of things to do that didn't make three weeks away a good idea. DH and I did manage to take 3 days this week to enjoy the sights and trails aro... Read more

  • Quote For Today 9/13/2014

    9/13/2014 4:40:44 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other" By Mother Teresa.... Read more

  • TGIF!!

    9/13/2014 2:59:07 AM, by AANGEL3

    I'm so happy it's Friday! This has been one strange week for me. My eating has been out of control and my workouts have been spotty. I plan the restart this weekend. I really don't have a lot to blog about tonight. I got chapter 9 done of my book. Now on the chapter 10! We're going to a H... Read more

  • 3 joys

    9/13/2014 12:13:13 AM, by 4KICKINGBUTT

    Great bosses at work. Time spent with a dear friend. Laughter with my son.... Read more

  • Day 05 - Urgent Care

    9/12/2014 11:30:10 PM, by PRETTYMISSTRISH

    I had to go to urgent care today as per my girlfriend and friend told me I had to. My girlfriend practically dragged me but I am glad she did. I apparently have a very bad sinus infection and protein in my urine so I have to cut back on my protein for a while. I think it is because I ha e no gallbla... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 005

    9/12/2014 10:36:46 PM, by KITTY-KIM

    Today went a whole lot better than yesterday. Trying to beat off the bouts of depression is hard, but I'll push through. Thank you everyone who gave me encouraging words and advice, I appreciate it! I really do take them to heart and try them if I feel they will help me! I am really proud of m... Read more

  • No more excuses......

    9/12/2014 4:14:11 PM, by SHAMAN29

    Welp....I have no more excuses. I can't exercise because work is getting in the way.'re on sabbatical. Get up off your butt. I can't eat right because my schedule is all messed up.'re on sabbatical. Get a routine going, buy healthy whole foods ... Read more

  • Ugh, Tired

    9/12/2014 3:45:57 PM, by DESIROCKS

    I am so tired today and I am not able to take a nap right now. And I haven't been swimming in days. Maybe I can do some house cleaning or take the girls out into the pool. Last night I was having such bad carb cravings-I was just hungry all the time! It isn't pms, either. I don't know if it's becaus... Read more

  • Being Frank

    9/12/2014 2:33:20 PM, by SWEET_CAROLYN

    No, I haven't changed my name. I'm just going to be really, brutally honest. I fell off the wagon. I bumped up to 200 pounds. Sure, I kept running, but running was sometimes a nightmare, what with the knee. (People are not lying when they say that running is easier when you are lighter-weight!)... Read more

  • Starting Strong

    9/12/2014 1:05:05 PM, by YOUNGKY3092

    Today is my second day and I'm trying to start strong with small goals. My goal this week is to do the 7-day bootcamp and not miss a day. This will be difficult since I live a busy life, but I know I can do it. Usually I make it about 5 days into any fitness program and start to lose momentum. I get... Read more


    9/12/2014 11:00:59 AM, by GIVEUP30


  • Quote For Today 9/12/2014

    9/12/2014 4:22:02 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time" By Steven Wright... Read more

  • One Word

    9/12/2014 2:21:47 AM, by AANGEL3

    Good Night (OK..that's two) I'm beat. Off to bed. Bad eating day, no workout. Night all!! Oh Yeah...Caleb's Football picture! (Sorta of) This is the Facebook banner. I ordered a poster! ... Read more

  • Day 04 - No appetite

    9/12/2014 1:16:33 AM, by PRETTYMISSTRISH

    Still sick. It seems like when I get sick, I get sick for longer than average. I really do hope it goes away soon. Have to work early and not looking forward to it but I can't call in. Didny have much of an appetite today at all either. All I wanted was crackers or popcorn. Not bad for me, but... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 004

    9/12/2014 12:24:05 AM, by KITTY-KIM

    Feel kind of off today, not sick; just emotionally drained. I know it isn't the diet because I've been battling this drain for the last few months now. Can't say I really ever talked about it much to anyone. I'm usually the go to person when someone needs to rant. I guess I just feel they already ha... Read more

  • Week 2- Plans and Progress

    9/11/2014 10:37:16 PM, by LUZDELSOL

    The beginning of September is going great. As for my goals... I feel like I have been trying and succeeding. I'm learning that some things aren't really measureable. I mean, I know the only one who really benefits or loses in this is me. Happiness is what I'm aiming for. I know I... Read more

  • updated goals... today!

    9/11/2014 2:33:34 PM, by HEALTH4LIFE2012

    Hello, Today I am feeling very motivated so I just updated my special goals. I just put 3 new ones that I think I can do at least once every week. Then I will try to increase the times per week but to start I want to try them out. ~I want to walk my dogs down to the city park once a week. I t... Read more

  • -Rhythm and Sink-

    9/11/2014 9:18:13 AM, by 2BDYNAMIC

    Have you ever found yourself riding the waves, feeling exuberant as you sail through the smooth waters, the sun shining and the wind in your sails? Who doesn't like the feeling of exhilaration when we're in control and on top? What could possibly go wrong? Read more

  • Feeling Gross

    9/11/2014 6:26:47 AM, by DESIROCKS

    Okay, so now I've lost enough fat that I have new fat rolls in areas that had smoothed out. I have skin I can pinch and fold over on itself. Everything is jiggly. Jiggly. Jiggly. I have weird sunken spots in my arms and, unfortunately, my chest got smaller so now my body looks disproportionate unt... Read more

  • Quote For Today 9/11/2011

    9/11/2014 5:07:40 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men" By Kim Hubbard "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new" By Albert Einstein ... Read more

  • We Wish You a Happy Birthday!

    9/11/2014 3:37:07 AM, by CJWORDPLAY

    It's your birthday, CJ! Celebrating YOU is such a treat! We couldn’t wait to wish you a happy birthday! We hope your Spark Friends will do the same! Many... Read more

  • Just A Quick Stop

    9/11/2014 2:24:13 AM, by AANGEL3

    I was going to do this blog earlier today but got busy. And once I got home I just had no energy. I fixed dinner and did the dishes and then just set in kind of a daze. Not sure what's going on. Anyway it's been a strange day. No workout today (I did some Photoshop stuff for a friend at lunch) ... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 003

    9/11/2014 12:32:19 AM, by KITTY-KIM

    Once again didn't work out. It's not that I didn't want to... I had to clean around the treadmill. Will have to see if the cord will reach the outlet tomorrow. I'd have gone for a walk, but I'm not allowed to alone and no one can walk with me right now. Perhaps tomorrow, if not, I'll use the treadmi... Read more

  • Day 03 - Never giving up

    9/11/2014 12:09:28 AM, by PRETTYMISSTRISH

    Felt like a failure today. Went on a liquid diet but at the end of day three, I felt starving sensations. I know I am not a failure, but felt like one briefly. My friend, Kitty-Kim on SP, practically smacked me back into reality and told me I wasn't a failure and that the diet wasn't for everyone. I... Read more

  • Whoops...

    9/10/2014 7:27:14 PM, by OTTERMOM2

    So, in my last post, I said I'd be posting here more often. That post was a month ago.....WHOOPS! But, I'm here. The BL Challenge I'm participating in starts TOMORROW, which is good. With all the craziness in my life over the past month, I really need some structure. Both kids are in school... Read more