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  • Baby number one

    5/5/2016 8:22:28 PM, by SONGBYRD_RA

    Well I'm pregnant! I meant that to sound a lot more excited. I am 25 weeks and I lost 40 lbs right after I got pregnant. I didn't do anything and wasn't sick, the weight just left. I went from 330-288. I didn't stay at 288 long but I was there at one point. I weighed myself yesterday and it was 297.... Read more

  • Make it happen

    5/5/2016 8:18:56 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The misfortunes hardest to bear are those that never happen. " James Russell Lowell Today I was spot on with my eating and exercise. I got an email from a job that I have an interest in , they are still interested in me and wanted to know if I was fluent in Spanish , speaking and writing, whi... Read more

  • Plateau?

    5/5/2016 5:57:19 PM, by BENDER2016

    Need to keep up my momentum! Eating more lately, so not losing as much. Hurt my leg so not exercising as much either. Bummer. Anyway, off to exercise some. Spaghetti was good though, and still stayed within my caloric parameters. Got some new goals, like walking my dog. Hard with broken knee and le... Read more

  • My Accountability for May 4th

    5/5/2016 5:34:55 PM, by SWEETBABYGIRL5

    My Accountability for May 4th Blood Sugars havent been good today but am working on it. Will keep you posted when they get better. And weight is still high and am trying to loose it and am really trying still will keep you posted how I do every other day or weekly :) Keep Sparking and Keep smilin... Read more

  • USA Bison & other USA mamals 5/5

    5/5/2016 4:07:37 PM, by PDSLIM

    Congress united to deliver a big win for a true American icon: they've passed the National Bison Legacy Act, making bison the official National Mammal of the United States! Bison – which live in all 50 states, and have long been important to our history and culture – are a great symbol of... Read more

  • Hello Spark - I'm so happy to be back!

    5/5/2016 3:40:19 PM, by MYBESTLIFEISNOW

    I wanted my first blog to be about how grateful I am to Spark. Thank you to all of the Spark coaches, SparkGuy, and all the participants who make this a great site. I'm grateful to all of you and am very happy to be back. May good health be ours! 213 ... Read more

  • 5-5-16

    5/5/2016 12:37:53 PM, by PTREINER

    Got my vehicle back today and was relieved to learn that the problem was a blown seal. The mechanic replaced that and several others, added oil and changed the filter, and I'm back on the road. Interesting proposition from my boss today. He needs an office for a new Assoc Dir and asked if I wou... Read more

  • 5-5-16 (day 186)

    5/5/2016 9:23:31 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    FBSL 135. Still in good range. I am giving myself a few more carbs on my allowance to fit more fiber in. Funny enough that is where I am having issues meeting my requirements. I am also allowing myself a dinner that I enjoy...nachos. I have the stuff already made and measured so I wont go over ... Read more

  • Thursday

    5/5/2016 9:12:35 AM, by GRAZIELLA41

    Today I did an upper body workout using light weights I will also wear my Fitbit so I can track my steps ... Read more

  • Weekends coming!!

    5/5/2016 8:56:19 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Think the hubby and I will take a road trip to red lobster this weekend for mothers day. Hope you all have a great weekend!!... Read more

  • Today's Agenda

    5/5/2016 8:34:56 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Block Pull & Kneeling Landmine Shoulder Press are today's compound routines. Yesterday after warm-ups I attempted 170 Lbs on the Floor Press but could not complete it. So I dropped down to 1x165 my 1Rep Max and finishing with 4x3x145 or 88% of 1RM. It will be another two weeks before I att... Read more

  • it's thursday

    5/5/2016 8:27:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    i just found out this morning that my parents will be moving at the end of june, just after my daughter finishes school. now i just need to make the time to go through what i am storing there and i will be all set. my uncle has offered to help find a place to store the things i am keeping,once i am ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Moving Forward...

    5/5/2016 8:24:07 AM, by JLAMING263

    Spencer W. Kimball Let us resume our journey forward and upward. Let us quietly put an end to our reluctance to reach out to others—whether in our own families, wards, or neighborhoods. We have been diverted, at times, from fundamentals on which we must now focus in order to move forward as a pers... Read more

  • 208.4 eye off the ball; rain and retirement lunch for a friend; hanging with son

    5/5/2016 8:12:10 AM, by JOE14250

    Hey the great ride today was cancelled because of weather; so I will do a shorter bike ride to pump the blood anyway. Over ate drank too much pounds came back easy formula to gain! Starting today I am starting over new streak of 14250 starts today. Made it to 11 days straight day... Read more

  • out walking

    5/5/2016 7:41:19 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Got a good walk in this morning. Mum is still sore so we will cancel school volunteering tomorrow too!... Read more

  • An attitude of gratitude for Mom

    5/5/2016 5:25:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    An attitude of gratitude for Mom Take time today to appreciate your mother and your children. This Mother’s Day can be great when you take the time to appreciate your mother and your children. What if no one sends you a card or calls? Keep that attitude of gratitude. Be kind to others, and ap... Read more

  • Rain or shine

    5/4/2016 8:56:56 PM, by SCHATZISMOM

    It rained today. No big deal but my husband and I went to walk anyway. I got caught in the rain on Sunday, but this was different. Soggy, soak you to the bone rain. It was also 54 degrees, a real change from the unseasonably warm days we've been having. So we zipped up our hoodies and off we w... Read more

  • Let it rain

    5/4/2016 8:52:11 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain, " Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Another day of rain here. Gloomy , dark , damp and cold. A perfect time to internet shop. I found some good steals. A long raincoat with fleece on the inside , good for raining or snowing days and 30... Read more

  • Learning something new everyday

    5/4/2016 8:34:29 PM, by FAETHSILVERWOLF

    Well I have just found out how to do something that has been alluding me since I started Weight Watchers a few years ago and continued to allude me through my first try with Spark People. See I cook in bulk, and have lots of left overs. I had no idea how to figure out what the portions of my b... Read more

  • Challenged!

    5/4/2016 7:26:33 PM, by CHARITY53

    It has been challenging the past couple of days, foodwise. I am 12 lbs down at 188 lbs. I hope I did not do too much damage for when I weigh in on Sunday. Stay tuned!... Read more

  • Seeing the scale numbers going down!!

    5/4/2016 6:20:49 PM, by LINDAMARGARET1

    I am so happy to see the # go gown. Small increments but going down! I am hypothyroid and have tried and tried to lose. I am sticking with Sparkpeople and logging faithfully. Have always exercised but the diet thing has never come easy. I am determined this time. I love the remarks I read on t... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 5/4

    5/4/2016 6:00:47 PM, by PDSLIM

    When God Decided to Make the Dog...
    mailid=20014 Have a grrreat day. Peggy... Read more

  • Being honest with myself.

    5/4/2016 5:37:08 PM, by RONNIE150

    I'm in charge of taking control of my day from it's very beginning of the morning until night, Lord help me stay honest with you and myself.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    5/4/2016 12:12:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    another mostly sunny day here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Tried and proven!

    5/4/2016 11:57:11 AM, by MOMMOMCONNIE

    Tried eating breakfast yesterday even though I didn't want it, guess what! Woke up this morning wanting to eat! It's been awhile since that has happened. Thanks Sparkpeople! Your tip of eating really does work! Normally I'd eat around 2-3pm. in the afternoon!... Read more

  • My Goal

    5/4/2016 11:43:10 AM, by MOMMOMCONNIE

    104 My goal is to take part in life and not to sit back and observe it afar.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    5/4/2016 11:36:27 AM, by GRAZIELLA41

    Today I did a new workout using a resistant band I will add this to my workout routine... Read more


    5/4/2016 11:23:35 AM, by GREATMARTIN

    h?v=ek4PlcYX-B8 I had read a couple reviews of this new restaurant in Fort Lauderdale with both being good and both really raving about the pastrami so we decided to give it a try. Aside from the fact that we didn't know where we were goin... Read more

  • 205.7 Beginning today I will make my 14250 goal even if it is raining outside!

    5/4/2016 10:48:42 AM, by JOE14250

    Day 11 of meeting or exceeding 14250. I got some white plastic strips out of a sign company trash can yesterday. I will make reminders to catch my eye and keep going. Headed to a retirement party for one tough, out spoken cookie, who I hired many years ago. She was in her mid sixties when I... Read more

  • SPOILER...Grace

    5/4/2016 9:29:04 AM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf Today and forevermore God’s grace is available to all whose hearts are broken and whose spirits are contrite.... Read more

  • "G"aining momentum

    5/4/2016 9:21:22 AM, by SMILING321

    Keeping connected to the spark community seems to be increasing my momentum and success. I'm still in the small changes phases, but I'm making many small changes and working to build a pattern. I think I'm at the right balance to build a routine. I'm not expecting to see huge success on the... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day!!

    5/4/2016 9:13:56 AM, by TWEDEE777

    I love Wednesdays. Not sure why, I just always have. Oh well, gained 2#'s yesterday and then weighed myself today and lost them. Thank God! I think it was just water weight, but I take fluid pills so you wouldn't think that could happen. So today I will ride my bike and then I think I might do somet... Read more

  • Today's Agenda

    5/4/2016 8:27:09 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    For the start if week 12 of and the routines for today are Floor Press & Back Squat. The squat really gets your heart pumping, Keep Pushing Sparkers. 104 ... Read more

  • 5-4-16 (day 185)

    5/4/2016 7:52:41 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Fasting bsl 124. Still doing well. I have been having naughty thoughts of foods I really want but am not going to have for at least a couple more weeks. I will not deprive myself, just waiting. Trying to train myself to not need sweets or other things every day or even every week. I am striving... Read more

  • Not volunteering today

    5/4/2016 7:15:45 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Just too darn tired. When Mum eventually dies I'm packing in all this volunteering. So busy beloved hasn't been to kung-fu in 6 months, neither of us have been to the gym, we haven't been to a park. Life has been a constant treadmill and I'm worn out.... Read more

  • Starting Small

    5/4/2016 5:19:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    It is early May, and normally here in NH, nothing should be planted, but I have started small with the heartiest of crops, knowing that there could still be frost at night. There could even be snow. Seeds grow into plants that can feed us, but we must nurture them along. Babies grow into a... Read more

  • Thinking positively

    5/3/2016 11:17:04 PM, by STEF715065

    Giving all glory too God and tell my self I can do this!!!... Read more

  • Try and Error

    5/3/2016 10:41:54 PM, by MOMMOMCONNIE

    I'm beginning to see the logic and need to make small changes or goals. Doing it all at once is too overwhelming and a sure way to failure. Or even disappointment and giving up. Why does it seem so easy to some and a chore to others? 40 I'm by no means Quitting! 192... Read more

  • Wt loss

    5/3/2016 10:03:02 PM, by MOMMOMCONNIE

    Lost 1.5 pounds since last time I weighed 244... Read more

  • Kept on track today

    5/3/2016 9:05:46 PM, by SCHATZISMOM

    I don't want my blog to become "oh, I walked another mile today". But honestly, I did walk another one today. The difference was I didn't want to do it. At all. I was so tired today and sore. My husband went with me and we went to his favorite walking spot. It is near a river and unfortunatel... Read more

  • Happy and Fun

    5/3/2016 7:24:20 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If you want to be happy, be. " Leo Tolstoy Do you feel the need to eat more because you exercised. Well you don't. Just don't call it exercise call it fun, It's been proven that you'll eat less. Just another of the many things that make me happy , I don't exercise anymore I go out and ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Faith

    5/3/2016 6:48:27 PM, by JLAMING263

    Richard G. Scott When faith is properly understood and used, it has dramatically farreaching effects. Such faith can transform an individual’s life from maudlin, common everyday activities to a symphony of joy and happiness.... Read more

  • Daily eats

    5/3/2016 5:55:51 PM, by MADAMEBIZINI

    5/3/16 peanut butter sandwich 280 popcorn 150 ensure 250 orange 35 cheese 100 Total 815 5/4/16 2 eggs 160 mexican special ?? 5/5/16 2 eggs salmon 100 cauliflower 100 apple 75 ... Read more

  • Mother's day is coming, is anyone else stressed or is it just me?

    5/3/2016 5:23:25 PM, by MISSAMY72

    I was hoping to start a conversation today about Mother's day, just a conversation between friends. I'm really just curious, we all either have or had a mother, know a mother or are a mother. But really what does Mother's Day mean to you? I am curious to know if anyone else feels the way ... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 5/3

    5/3/2016 4:31:31 PM, by PDSLIM

    This cat wants OUT!!!!
    E-doors-outside.html Woke up to Baggy's Sandpaper kisses this morning. & Smokey was purring on the other s... Read more


    5/3/2016 11:25:57 AM, by GREATMARTIN

    On December 21, 1970, President Richard Nixon met lvis Presley. The former for a photo-op, which has become the most requested photo from the National Archives, and an autograph for his daughter Julie. Elvis wanted a special badge as an ‘agent at large' to go undercover, after the communist B... Read more

  • Rest Day

    5/3/2016 10:19:00 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Yesterday's workout surprised me; after missing a few days of workouts from the effects of a sinus infection, I busted my Deadlift record. 1x8x135, 1x3x185, 1x3x205, 1x2x245, 1x1x275, 1x1x295, 2x1x305. It's great when you can beat your own record. It only took me 3-years to break that 295 Lb. pla... Read more

  • Hope Springs Eternal

    5/3/2016 9:30:32 AM, by IRMAE1

    Lots of sadness at this time. Funerals and separated from my husband. Going now thru divorce. This is not what I expected 2016 to be. Out of control for sure. BUT.. I am going to start tracking. This I can control.... Read more

  • it's a beautiful sunny day

    5/3/2016 9:23:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    sunny and mild here today. i have an assessment to do later this afternoon, to see where i am now with my math,english and computer skills. i know i will do just fine. my daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Tuesday

    5/3/2016 8:42:39 AM, by GRAZIELLA41

    Hello hope everyone's having a great start to their day today I did body strengthening routine and I will wear my Fitbit... Read more

  • Wraps

    5/3/2016 8:14:30 AM, by MRSVANCE145

    Love these I use these too!!... Read more

  • Greens

    5/3/2016 8:13:15 AM, by MRSVANCE145

    Love these !!!!I take every day!!... Read more

  • Sleep...

    5/3/2016 8:02:30 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Some days I feel like I could sleep for hours and never get out of bed. The sun is trying to peek out of the clouds and hopefully it will be a nice day. Hubby has to get the yard mowed or my babies will be mad! The grass is tickling their butts and they are not happy about it. I'm not happy with the... Read more

  • 5-3-16 (day 184)

    5/3/2016 7:58:22 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Sun is shining again and May is rolling by. My fasting BSL was 122 today which is fantastic. I do feel sluggish. I slept like a rock last night. I am beginning to wonder if I should say something to my doctor in a couple weeks about my hip, or if it will go away on its own. Wait and see I guess... Read more

  • Mum fell again!

    5/3/2016 7:08:40 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    I call her every 2 hours but she never said anything. In the late afternoon when we were at Costco picking up allergy meds I called her again. He voice sounded off so I reassured her she "wouldn't have to ever go in a facility if she didn't want" and then her voice broke...and she told me she had ... Read more

  • 205.7 Beginning today I will try to hit the gym on hiking days with my friend VS

    5/3/2016 5:43:54 AM, by JOE14250

    This is my tenth day meeting or exceeding my 14250 step goal in a row, since I started lifting weights again every other day and "cross walking steps" from weight lifting and biking. Got in a good workout at the gym this morning. I did the 2000 meters on the ergometer in 9;43. Felt stronger and... Read more

  • Sweet Enough!

    5/3/2016 5:25:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    I grew up thinking that adding sugar to things was a way to show love. My Mom added extra sugar to coffee, tea, baked beans and, of course, presweetened cereal. I was 55 before I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes, and took the time to learn how to eat differently. I had to upgrade my expectatio... Read more


    5/2/2016 11:53:52 PM, by NORMAQUE

    Today when I was running on the treadmill to kill time...note: I kept my backpack on - it wasn't heavy but it is added weight...I felt good. I was doing it for me, not trying to attract attention or get praise from anyone else. When I went in to the Tai Chi room several people commented on either ... Read more


    5/2/2016 11:43:51 PM, by NORMAQUE

    So...I was doing so well until around my birthday last year. I was 164 pounds and in size 10 Levis. Down from 250+ and size 18-20 Levis. I held on until I did my Wellness check at work where they draw blood and weigh and measure and then compare it with previous years AND with normal limits. The... Read more

  • A Day Out with Friends

    5/2/2016 11:38:08 PM, by MOONGLOWSNANA

    Yesterday I was fortunate to be able to go to a quilt show a couple of hours away from my home. I didn't have to drive which was nice. I did ride up front and visited with my friend Marilyn who drove and also two friends, Linda, and Peg who rode in back. These three women are experienced quilters ... Read more

  • 207, 0 My wife had an art reception for her pottery show kick off. skipped lunch but ate crap!

    5/2/2016 11:08:19 PM, by JOE14250

    I got steps in the last two days but weight jumped up again today. Predictable I had way to many declines last week to be sustained. I am still on the right track and maintaining my momentum. It really is a factor in my weight control. I would probably guess it is related to biological resettin... Read more

  • Another day, another mile

    5/2/2016 10:21:24 PM, by SCHATZISMOM

    So I'm settling into my new role as kind of not a mom anymore. Of course, I always will be but I have shifted into not a full time one anymore. I was exhausted from this weekend. Spending several hours with 3 20-somethings took everything I had yesterday. I got home and wanted desperately to wa... Read more

  • View from my Walk, Monday, May 2nd

    5/2/2016 9:23:50 PM, by YOCREO130

    Focused my morning walk on tree gazing, as there are many beautiful ones everywhere you look. The rest of the steps were collected indoors, mainly due to feeling under the weather and the rain. Was still able to meet my step goal!... Read more

  • overcome it

    5/2/2016 8:11:52 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Difficulties are just things to overcome , after all." Ernest Shackleton Today could have been a difficult day if I let it. I didn't feel my best upon waking but it's okay i learned to work with what I have. Breakfast was spot on , yogurt , fruit and granola. Lunch was a warm salad with roast... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    5/2/2016 6:48:18 PM, by JLAMING263

    Richard G. Scott Your happiness now and forever is conditioned on your degree of conversion and the transformation that it brings to your life.... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 5/2

    5/2/2016 5:00:10 PM, by PDSLIM

    Squirrel Adopted By Cat Family
    wYrJs Thanks for all your input & encouragement. Have a wonderful day. Peggy... Read more

  • The excuses are invalid.

    5/2/2016 4:23:20 PM, by MCASKEY6

    Sometimes we just need someone to remind us that nothing is impossible and it is never too late, even if you are 100 years old.
    om&utm_medium... Read more

  • 5-2-16

    5/2/2016 2:26:41 PM, by PTREINER

    Good visit with my folks, as always over too soon. Got the rest of the fence rails and 3 new bluebird boxes up and took a walk up the ridge yesterday. Blood test results came back and cholesterol is down to 208, HDL up to 53 and LDL down to 141, ratio down to 3.92. All better, but surprising. H... Read more

  • The Good & The Bad

    5/2/2016 1:34:41 PM, by KEIKAMI

    Welp... I found out on April 5th or 6th that I have PCOS (Poly-cystic Ovarian Syndrome for the uninitiated) from an OBGYN and was basically told to Google it, lose about 5-10% of my body weight and to go on a PCOS Diet - all over the phone too. Needless to say I was dumbfounded and felt pretty lost... Read more


    5/2/2016 11:32:29 AM, by GREATMARTIN

    Weight is 192--next goal 186! A lot happened in April with some new and some old. Under the new was having the tip on my 4th finger on the right hand down to the nail bed removed surgically the first day of the month which I am still dealing with mentally. Allen went to Paris, Fra... Read more

  • Monday

    5/2/2016 9:59:53 AM, by GRAZIELLA41

    Hi everyone today I woke up and worked out today I did cardio I did Bollywood fitness for lower body also added a core workout and fitness routine with it I will probably blog for another week but then I'll stop I do it because it helps me... Read more

  • 5-2-16 (day 183)

    5/2/2016 8:56:03 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Fasting blood sugar was 134 today. Still in great range. I am tired today, hungry. I can fix both of those things easily. Hip is bothering me again. Time to map out my day of food. So over the weekend there was some highs and lows. The construction on our street posed an issue for emerge... Read more

  • SUN!!

    5/2/2016 8:53:16 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Woo hoo!! The sun is finally out today!! 5 days of rain.. So happy. Now if I can get the motivation I need to not only exercise, but to de clutter this house. When we were in the navy, we moved every 3 years so closets and drawers and such were cleaned out. Haven't moved now in 15 years! Tons of clu... Read more

  • Today's Agenda

    5/2/2016 8:41:49 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Deadlift & Close Grip Bench Press. Two great strength routines. Have a good day Sparkers. 386 ... Read more

  • Fatsplaining, It's a thing

    5/2/2016 8:19:32 AM, by JANEMITCHELL12

    You may have heard of mansplaining, coined when a woman at a party had a man authoritatively explain to her the details of a book. Despite the woman stating several times that she had written it! It's the same for us fat people. On social media, friends and family; people explain to us that we ... Read more

  • Why I Blog

    5/2/2016 5:31:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Years ago when I remarried, family members refused to acknowledge my wedding. I felt the strong unspoken, judgmental words “No matter what you do, you will never be happy!” “This marriage will fail!” “You should have stayed with my ex husband!” “We are not happy, and GOD is not happy w... Read more

  • Looked at assisted living facilities yesterday

    5/2/2016 4:34:14 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Mum, beloved and I looked at two A-rated private facilities yesterday. Had an OK lunch at one of them...I can't imagine putting Mum there, but if she moves in with us it means our travelling is over until she dies. It's hard balancing a husband and a parent. My sister in California is absolutely ... Read more

  • Sugar cravings

    5/1/2016 9:18:24 PM, by STEF715065

    How do you curb and resist the sugar????... Read more

  • Insane day

    5/1/2016 7:43:37 PM, by SCHATZISMOM

    My daughter was supposed to have her commencements today. We went to her departmental ones on Friday but today was the big day. The day I've been waiting for since she went to preschool. In our town, they decided to have our annual marathon on the same day. As a result, I was unable to get to he... Read more

  • May Day May Day

    5/1/2016 7:17:27 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The beauty of life is , while we cannot undo what is done, we can see it, understand it, learn from it and change. So that every new moment is spent not in regret , guilt, fear, or anger , but in wisdom, and understanding and love." Jennifer Edwards May Day May Day This is your ca... Read more

  • a new month

    5/1/2016 6:29:20 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has begun! let's see what it brings! i am all set for it and so is my daughter. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Me and Leslie Sansone

    5/1/2016 6:24:41 PM, by RONNIE150

    I'm a big fan of Leslie Sansone workouts I have a big collection and love every one there not a bad workout dvd I do them all beginners and advances, the one with Leslie only but my best ones are the workout with her and her walkers the group setting gives me the feeling of being in the group and we... Read more

  • Get your steps in Shopping at the mall or grocery store!

    5/1/2016 6:11:00 PM, by MAGMOM23

    I now don't mind grocery shopping as I get steps in and i make sure i go up and down and back and forth. Plus I park farther away and always return the basket to the corral. I went to Penneys 2X this week and didn't mind getting my steps in there either. Plus I got some good buys 2 blouses, short... Read more

  • New goals for May!

    5/1/2016 6:02:23 PM, by MAGMOM23

    Mt family joined the YMCA (mostly for my son who is a high school senior) 2 months ago. I did not get there until today. I asked my husband to go and we went together and got in the pool. It was a little cold for him but i was fine. We swam laps and I did some aerobics in the pool for 30 minute... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 5/1

    5/1/2016 4:56:02 PM, by PDSLIM

    Dog sings to baby
    KetyM Baggy perked up when he heard this. Have a grrrreat day. Peggy... Read more

  • Loyalty Day 2016

    5/1/2016 3:06:50 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    May 1st is Loyalty Day in the United States. It is a day set aside to demonstrate our Patriotism--our support for our National heritage of freedom. Many people have forgotten about Loyalty Day, it is not a Federal holiday. But it remains important to American families and veterans who have... Read more

  • 35

    5/1/2016 2:19:09 PM, by LIZTASTIC81

    So I turned 35 a little over a week ago...and realized today I'm back up to my heaviest weight--255. I'd been avoiding the scale for months, but I knew I couldn't put it off any longer. If we're really going to make a go out of trying to have kids I can't put off getting healthy any longer...... Read more

  • SPOILER...Adversity

    5/1/2016 12:56:50 PM, by JLAMING263

    "The question is not whether we will experience seasons of adversity but how we will weather the storms." —Dieter F. Uchtdorf... Read more

  • 204.7 lowest weight of 2016 ; intensity of workouts help

    5/1/2016 12:28:10 PM, by JOE14250

    I have been doing well this past week down to 204.7 from a high of 214 less than three weeks ago. I'm ready for the bounce up, but enjoying the new found muscle. I do this machine at the gym called the assisted chin up and dip. That is what I call them anyway. They are getting easier! D... Read more

  • A New Day

    5/1/2016 10:52:13 AM, by CHARITY53

    I have not blogged in a couple of days. That being said, my weekend was not on caloric path. I did a 5k, I walked and it was a good day, but I did not eat when I should have, skipped meals ( breakfast and lunch ) so by dinner I was overly hungry. Big mistake! Dinner was loaded with calories I ate a... Read more

  • May Day.

    5/1/2016 10:39:45 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Happy May Day everybody!! Hope this month is good to all of us!!... Read more

  • Sunday

    5/1/2016 10:31:33 AM, by GRAZIELLA41

    Today I did a Pilates workout wow I can't believe that I'm still here I'm feeling good and want to keep on going. Many people have asked me if I joined a gym I've told them not yet but just thinking about it I've been just working out on my own with the help of SPARKPEOPLE... Read more

  • 5-1-16(MAY DAY Day 182)

    5/1/2016 10:19:59 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Happy May Day everyone! 184 I remember making May baskets and hanging them on people's door knobs and waiting for them to find them, when I was a little girl. Where I live now for the past 21 years, that is not a thing up here. It is such a pleasant thing, to see someone get a happy surprise... Read more

  • Today's Agenda

    5/1/2016 8:39:33 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Back to the heavy workout. This sinus infection put me back as I missed Wed & Fri workout. So today we pick up the lost routines of Bench Press & Front Squat. It's good to get back under the iron. It reminds you to eat healthy. 386 Sparkers. ... Read more

  • My girlfriend's divorce and eating raw

    5/1/2016 5:52:30 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    She called me last night, an old friend I used to do Bible work with. He husband decided he wanted "to be happy" so walked away from 40 years of marriage and cleaned out the bank account. Now he's living in Malaysia where the girls look young and he gets "all the passion he wants." I didn't know w... Read more

  • Your Everyday Story Matters!

    5/1/2016 5:15:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Friends, What you do with your today matters. If you choose to, you can make today just a little better than yesterday. It's all up to you! You can fly with those who lift you up and thrust you forward. You could sink with those who drag you down. I am choosing to fly today. I am loo... Read more

  • Back on track

    4/30/2016 11:32:48 PM, by SCHATZISMOM

    I knew yesterday would be too busy to get to the trail, so I got back on my schedule today. DH and I went to the trail this afternoon and I got another mile in. Luckily, the rain held off until I was finished. I got further down the trail today. I'm excited to see where it goes.... Read more

  • View from my Walk, Sat., Apr. 30th

    4/30/2016 11:19:06 PM, by YOCREO130

    Milford Audobon and Silver Sands brought my hubby and I many beautiful sights, the purple martin, and a mini-rainbow, for example. Grand total steps 9, 832!... Read more

  • A stroke of Luck

    4/30/2016 8:23:11 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck." Tenzin Gyatso , 14th Dalai Lama Not making goal, not making gains, not making weight is not always bad. It just means something bigger or better is coming to you. It just means you will get there later maybe by... Read more

  • Things are different this time around

    4/30/2016 7:50:44 PM, by DOROTHY592

    Well, this time yet again I am trying. Yet, Things seem different this time. I am down 12 lbs and have stuck to my diet with what suddenly seems like a lot less effort or hunger. I am proud of myself for the success I have had. I also have confidence that I can loose the other 40 lbs I wan... Read more