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  • Day 16 of the Countdown to My Red Skinny Jeans!!- Keeping My Eyes OFF the Prize!

    5/4/2015 10:48:43 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, Yes you read that title right. 246 I just read a 250 article by Coach Nicole entitled "Keep Your Eyes OFF the Prize" and I realized that that is exactly the philosophy that I'm trying to employ. In the article Coach Nicole raises the point that living in Cincinnati everywhere sh... Read more

  • Days 14-15 of the Countdown to My Red Skinny Jeans!!

    5/3/2015 11:58:53 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, Just a short bog today because I have much studying still to do for my exam tomorrow. Anyway I had a 250 day today!! I stayed within my calorie range by making one healthy choice after another and I did 70 minutes on my stationary bike for the day's exercise. I am therefor ... Read more

  • Days 12-13 of the Countdown to My Red Skinny Jeans!!

    5/1/2015 7:37:55 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, First of all let me just say 304 you all for being as 345 as you are because without your support I don't know where I'd be. Yes I was down in the dumps 2 days ago but with all your words of advice and support I am embracing this new day, this new beginning of a new month and I ... Read more

  • Crazy week so far!

    4/29/2015 8:49:48 PM, by WALNUTT1961

    It has been a full week so far and it's only Wednesday! I love my new Spark Activity Tracker, but forgot it this morning. I have been increasing my steps everyday, but can't count much for today. Darn! The kitty has a cold and the dog has an infection on her gum and will need her teeth cleaned ... Read more

  • Days 9-11 of the Countdown to My Red Skinny Jeans!!

    4/29/2015 8:46:29 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So unfortunately the last 3 days have been awful on the eating front. It's just been one failure after another. I start each day saying I'm getting back on track today but then by evening the temptation to soothe the day's stress with food comes and then my good intentions go out ... Read more

  • Days 7-8 of the Countdown to My Red Skinny Jeans!!

    4/26/2015 11:35:30 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So yesterday was a 250 day. I woke up early in the morning and hit play on my Focus T25 Speed 1.0 video and while doing that video I had an epiphany. There I was breathing hard and sweating buckets because the video was intense but I was keeping up. I remember my 1st and even 2nd... Read more

  • Tried the Edamame

    4/26/2015 8:30:08 PM, by WALNUTT1961

    My New Year's resolution is to try new foods this year. I picked up edamame from the freezer section a while back and finally cooked it tonight. Recipe to follow: Roasted Edamame Ingredients: 1 cup frozen edamame shelled 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese 1 tsp garlic powder ... Read more

  • Day 6 of the Countdown to My Red Skinny Jeans!!

    4/24/2015 5:50:51 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, Today was a 250 day!! I know it's not over yet and I know that many a day have changed at the drop of a hat but I am speaking it into being. 30 Also I'm more likely to work to keep it 250 this way because I've already declared it thus. So anyway this morning I did my Foc... Read more

  • Days 4-5 of the Countdown to My Red Skinny Jeans!!

    4/23/2015 11:25:45 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So yesterday wasn't that great. I only hit 3/4 of my Challenge goals because I had a mini-binge at lunch so not exactly one healthy choice after another but I just bunkered down for dinner to keep my calories in check. Today was much better though because I'm 4/4. I did my Tu... Read more

  • Day 3 of the Countdown to My Red Skinny Jeans!!

    4/21/2015 10:21:01 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, I'm happy to report that today was a MUCH better day than yesterday!! I woke up this morning and got in my Turbo Fire and I made one healthy choice after another to end the day within my calorie range!! 244 Not only that but I am fulfilling goal no. 4 with this blog so I am 4/4 w... Read more

  • Day 2 of the Countdown to My Red Skinny Jeans!!

    4/20/2015 8:53:58 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So today is only day 2 of the challenge and I feel like I'm failing big-time already. I hate EXAMS!! I absolutely do!! Anyway next week Tuesday is my first exam and my studying isn't going as well as I want it to at all which is stressing me out COMPLETELY!! The fact it's going at... Read more

  • Monday Monday

    4/20/2015 8:42:37 AM, by JUDIMOON47

    Each day is a new beginning.... Read more

  • Day 1 of the Countdown to My Red Skinny Jeans

    4/19/2015 11:24:13 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So today marks the beginning of a new chapter in my weight loss journey. Having completed my 90 Day Challenge yesterday it's time for a new goal. I weighed doing another 90 Day Challenge, doing a 30 Day Challenge and some other ideas but I finally decided to do something which was... Read more

  • Days 78-90 of my 90 Day Challenge!! Overall Progress Pics and Summary of the Challenge

    4/18/2015 10:58:31 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So after righting such a downer blog and not blogging for 12 days y'all must have thought that I'd fallen off the wagon completely but that hasn't been the case I just haven't had much time to blog. Anyway today is the last day of my 90 Day Challenge! Day 90 on the dot. It has bee... Read more

  • Lower Back Pain

    4/7/2015 10:06:53 PM, by MISS_AJA

    "You're too young to have any back pain" is what I constantly hear from a lot of people including my doctors funny enough. For the past few years I suffered with lower back pain making it very uncomfortable to sit in one position for too long. The reason why I probably got back pain in the first pl... Read more