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  • Adventure in Onederland - Yay - I'm *Just* Overweight

    7/30/2014 8:07:39 PM, by TERI-RIFIC

    Hallelujah! I'm overweight instead of obese. I did not think I would make my goal of a BMI below 30 by the end of July, but I just squeaked it in. I wrote it in on my Onederland map that I made a while ago when i got below 200. <... Read more

  • FINALLY 90 Pounds Down! Time To Party! :D

    7/30/2014 3:05:11 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    This milestone has been a long time coming! Before I kick up my heels and celebrate this awesome accomplish... Read more

  • The Days Are Flying By!

    7/26/2014 3:18:33 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I noticed that when I'm on track and doing well the days just sort of fly by! I am happy, content, feeling good and they just come and go. When I am off track, doing poorly and gaining weight, it seems like the days go by and just ... Read more

  • So Close, Yet So Far Away!

    7/24/2014 3:07:16 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    Since starting my "new plan" that I mentioned in my last blog, I have been weighing daily. I know I have talked many times about needing to break my daily weighing habit, because it typically makes me crazy! I let the scale affect... Read more

  • My 90 day Bikini Mommy Challenge

    7/23/2014 4:50:41 PM, by --MAY--

    Well I did the fitness test! WOW is all I could say So here is day one: 1. Squats 30 2. Hi-knees 49 3. Push-ups 13 on knees and full and only went down a couple inches but I did SOME! 4. Squat Jumps 19 5. Tri-cep Dips 18 6. Burpees 5 NO 7. Alt. Lunges 8 8. Elbow Plank 50 ... Read more

  • needing success in fitness and eating

    7/23/2014 2:53:20 PM, by TIFFA409

    Since I am waiting tables this summer I am getting tons of fitness minutes in and easily 5-10 miles a day. I am very happy with this. My problem is I have lost all of the healthy eating habits I had developed. Now that it isn't raining every day, I am going to plan lots of grilling meals. Chicke... Read more

  • Free Eating Psychology Conference link

    7/21/2014 8:00:45 PM, by DOTSLADY

    FYI: http://eatingpsychologyc sign up for free speakers regarding different aspects of the psychology of eating. Speakers include Dr. Hyman, Dr. Sarah Gottfried (hormones), Jessica Ortner (tapping), Dr. Perlmutter (neurologist), Jon Gabriel (love him), Dr. Hyl... Read more

  • BLC break plan

    7/21/2014 5:28:29 PM, by --MAY--

    Hey everyone!! Thanx for reading My plan is to workout at least 5 days a week, at least one hour, doing different exercises cuz I get bored easy. I love looking for exercises on The internet and have found lots of free sites, and free apps, so I will be using them, and Sparkpeople's exercise... Read more

  • "What's Your New Plan?"

    7/21/2014 3:02:03 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    So I didn't mean to be a tease on my last blog, I promise I didn't! It was never meant to be a secret. I had a few inquiries about what that new plan might be... especially after I lost about 5 pounds th... Read more

  • Patience....

    7/20/2014 9:23:08 AM, by LADYPIIXEL

    I like things that give me immediate buying a new outfit or pair of shoes. You swipe your card, grab the goods, put them on and you feel like a new person. I find the beginning of a diet hard - I KNOW that after I had Scarlett I settled at 87kg (192lb) and I KNOW that I'm now d... Read more

  • Good News and Feeling Great!

    7/19/2014 9:09:47 AM, by NATURALROCKS

    This week has been pretty good for me I went back to green smoothies this week for breakfast. This week I added oatmeal to help keep my full and it worked This week I also tracked ALL my food, walked 2 miles a day with baby, and started a super deep cleaning of my hous... Read more

  • Resting on My Laurels

    7/17/2014 11:03:18 AM, by TERI-RIFIC

    Brooklyn born just wrote an excellent blog in which she mentioned "resting on your laurels". This has been a problem for me lately - wake up, run 4 miles, be proud of myself and then sit around the rest of the day. Here is a pictur... Read more

  • 5lbs Down & Lots Of Milestones On The Horizon...

    7/16/2014 5:54:57 PM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I lost 5 pounds this week! I know I am kind of obnoxious about that, but that really never happens anymore, so it is exciting news. I do know the reason behind it, it's because I've started ... Read more

  • Calling for HELP!!!!

    7/14/2014 12:31:12 PM, by NATURALROCKS

    I am calling out to all my Spark People Friends- I need HELP!!! I have had a really hard time getting back into the swing of things. I KNOW I am an emotionally eater and I have truly been LOTS of emotional eating Why I emotional: 1. I am not working and I am really conc... Read more

  • The Puppies & Rainbows Are Back & Better Than Ever!

    7/13/2014 3:04:17 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I have been on this journey for close to 28 months (yes I count ), and I often get distracted.... Read more

  • Rhode Island Weekend

    7/12/2014 2:34:45 PM, by TERI-RIFIC

    I went to Rhode Island with my daughter to watch her run in the Jamestown Half Marathon. On Friday we went biking on the East Bay Bike Path. It is one of the best and most scenic bike trails I've ever been on. ( although what I thou... Read more

  • Never Before Seen "Before" Pics! ;)

    7/10/2014 3:12:50 AM, by STEPH-KNEE
    jpg I let my weight hold me back from having my picture taken... not only that, but the few that were taken never really saw the light of day, because I looked fat and didn't need anyone to se... Read more

  • Perfectly Timed Perspective...

    7/7/2014 3:01:54 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I have been struggling for quite a few days now... I am not panicking yet... but it is getting close to that zone. So what happened today could not have come at a better time. But to paint a better picture... let me g... Read more

  • A Nice Bike Ride

    7/5/2014 5:53:09 PM, by TERI-RIFIC

    What a difference a day makes. It has been really humid for a week. Yesterday Arthur blew through (not bad here) and today was bright, sunny and no humidity with a freshening breeze. A perfect day for a bike ride and my husband didn... Read more

  • A Glacial Pace

    7/5/2014 7:56:57 AM, by TERI-RIFIC

    Lately I've been using this phrase a lot. I've said I run at a glacial pace and that I am losing weight at a glacial pace. So I started thinking, " what am I actually saying? How fast do glaciers move?" In reading about glaciers ... Read more

  • STEPH-KNEE Uncensored... Volume 1

    7/4/2014 6:47:16 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    So I am always very honest here on Spark...when I'm doing great my blogs are all about positivity and 's and 's.... and when I am in the pit of despair, they are doom and gloom, but usually with some posi... Read more