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  • Re start AGAIN

    5/9/2017 8:53:18 AM, by WELPATT21

    Well, since my last entry I lost 7# and gained it back. Sooo I restarted my page again. Right back where I started a couple of weeks ago. i start... Read more

  • Step Bet

    5/2/2017 1:38:25 PM, by LIVIE1231

    Has anyone tried the Step Bet app? My sister just signed up and tole me about it. I've never tried it but I'm very interested. It's where you pla... Read more

  • Opps..I've done it again!

    4/29/2017 11:11:38 AM, by MRSDOUGER07

    I have been gone for soooo long. YEARS! And guess what? Nothing has changed! Still fat and miserable. I just can't seem to the my mind righ... Read more

  • This is my personal journal from the start of my journey-be warned this is very honest

    4/28/2017 1:40:55 PM, by LIVIE1231

    At the beginning of my journey this year, I decided to write down everything I was experiencing. This was to be a reminder and something to read ... Read more

  • Frankenstein

    4/28/2017 1:17:14 PM, by LIVIE1231

    I've been walking for 3-4 weeks now. It's every morning for 30 minutes and sometimes on my lunch break I'll walk a mile or two. Today, I go and w... Read more

  • Olivia's Workout Playlist

    4/27/2017 1:25:30 PM, by LIVIE1231

    Here are some of the songs I listen to when I'm working out. The Black Eyed Peas- Boom Boom Pow The Black Keys- Howlin' For You Sugarla... Read more

  • Here I go again

    4/26/2017 5:34:14 PM, by CYCLIST123

    I'm sure we all have started this journey many times. It's been a very long time since I put any effort into losing weight, exercising and eating... Read more

  • Walking...

    4/26/2017 12:24:16 PM, by *LISA*KAY*

    Hubby and I have been walking just about everyday for over a month now. He is pre-diabetic and has high blood pressure. His last doctor's appoi... Read more

  • Whoa!

    4/26/2017 8:40:09 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I woke up today and I was back down to 391.4 :) OKAY, maybe it was just water weight. That means I only have 3 lbs to lose to be back to where I ... Read more

  • Getting ready for Cruise

    4/25/2017 9:13:26 AM, by WELPATT21

    I asked myself this morning "How could I keep coming to this SP, earn 41,444 points, and weigh more than when I got here? Bad habits. That's how.... Read more

  • New starting weight

    4/25/2017 8:06:31 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    394.2 A gain of almost 6 lbs :/ all of the fast food and maybe the side effects of my medicine contributed to this gain. I think I need to j... Read more

  • I moved!

    4/24/2017 6:33:18 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    The move is over! Now I'm unpacking everything. I have 3 weeks until the bootcamp starts, so I'm planning to focus on eating healthy, going to th... Read more

  • Ha!

    4/13/2017 6:05:18 AM, by BANANALEAF3

    Who fell off the wagon with me? Lol But I'm back! I have 6 weeks until vacation and lots of times before the end of the year and I'm ready to m... Read more

  • Low Carb and updated Fast Food Plan

    4/11/2017 8:18:45 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I took a diabetes education class with my friend, Cat! The dietitian there recommended that I try to get 10 servings of 15g carb, or about 150g p... Read more

  • This is hard.

    4/9/2017 7:57:25 PM, by PSWSUNSHINE

    But I guess we all know that.... Read more

  • Packing

    4/7/2017 7:07:13 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    My brother is coming out to help me pack for the move this weekend! For the past 2 days, I've been eating breakfast and sticking to my eati... Read more

  • Weigh-in

    4/5/2017 12:16:52 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I gained 1.2 lb this week :( I know why. My cravings and portions have been out of control -- from pizza last Wednesday to fast food ... Read more

  • :D

    4/3/2017 12:18:09 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Today I was feeling good so I went a little bit faster at the gym. I managed to beat my personal best on my mile of jogging intervals by more tha... Read more

  • I'm not a great blogger.

    4/3/2017 12:07:47 PM, by PSWSUNSHINE

    My blogs will tend to be short, and boring... but it's another goal of mine to post a blog at least a couple times a week, only because I don't t... Read more

  • Today's challenge - Write a blog

    3/31/2017 3:03:42 PM, by PSWSUNSHINE

    Well this is new. I love writing, but I hate talking about myself. We'll see how it goes. My mini-goal right now is to change my breakfas... Read more

  • Weekly weigh in

    3/29/2017 1:41:19 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm down 2.2 lb this week :D!!! I wasn't perfect (far from it), but I made a lot of good, small decisions. Hopefully this trend conti... Read more

  • Gym day 2 and packing

    3/27/2017 1:39:33 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    A good start to the week! I made it to the gym this morning despite not wanting to go (I guess that's why it helps to have a gym buddy, right? Sh... Read more

  • Moving!

    3/25/2017 11:54:49 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm so happy!!!! I'm going to be moving from this apartment to another one with the same floor plan, in a different building. Why? Because th... Read more

  • Its been a year

    3/23/2017 2:48:23 PM, by GABRIELLASTAR88

    Its been a year since starting my lifestyle xhange an... Read more

  • First day at new gym

    3/23/2017 8:52:22 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    Went well!! I took the advice of other Sparkers and I didn't push myself too hard. I did a brief warm up on the elliptical (phew that thing... Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-In

    3/22/2017 12:08:46 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Omgosh! I weighed in much lower than I thought I would and well below the threshold for my scale to measure me. 390.4 I was expecting ... Read more

  • Feeling Better

    3/21/2017 5:59:10 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Thanks for the support on my last blog. It means a lot to me that so many wonderful Sparkfriends are supporting me. I had my appointment wi... Read more

  • First day back

    3/20/2017 9:58:25 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    It feels really weird to be back in my apartment, but here I am! I have these memories of feeling bad in this apartment, so it's very stran... Read more

  • So far, some obstacles

    3/19/2017 10:22:06 PM, by DANASEILHAN

    I haven’t Officially Started diet-wise yet, though I ate considerably less crap today than I had been accustomed to doing. I guess the crappiest ... Read more

  • Back to Columbus

    3/19/2017 11:29:01 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    Last night we saw Beauty and the Beast. It was good! I also managed to only have a handful of my brother's popcorn, and I had a very sensible por... Read more

  • 17 Mar 2017: First post. For real this time.

    3/19/2017 3:07:10 AM, by DANASEILHAN

    So, a long, long time ago (it seems like), I kept a blog called The Low-Carb Curmudgeon. During the time in which I kept that blog, I lost someth... Read more

  • Fast Food Plan!

    3/17/2017 8:45:53 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Thanks to the helpful suggestions on my previous blog, I've decided not to demonize fast food, but to simply make a list of *allowed* meals that ... Read more

  • 2 Months

    3/17/2017 12:05:58 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    OK, I found out I have a seat reserved in the boot camp that starts May 15th (if you'll remember from my previous blogs, I had to take a leave of... Read more

  • I worked out today

    3/16/2017 11:17:20 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    This might not seem like much of an achievement but for me, at this time in my life, it is. I went to the mall and walked for 30 minutes because ... Read more

  • Freedom: Organic and Internally Clean

    3/15/2017 2:33:01 PM, by DANCERYOGI30

    We all struggle with the internal battle of what we "think" is healthy, what culture "tells" us is healthy, and then the invisible reality of wha... Read more

  • Joining a Gym with my friend!

    3/15/2017 12:03:10 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    It's amazing to me that this has transpired the way it has... because just yesterday I was thinking about how much I missed my (expensive) old fi... Read more

  • Cutting Refined Sugar

    3/13/2017 4:58:52 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    The first thing I'm going to do to try to get my numbers down is cutting refined sugar from my diet. I don't drink soda, but I have been eating s... Read more

  • Blood sugar too high

    3/12/2017 1:16:02 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I am upset to see that my blood work came back and my blood sugar and HA1C are both way too high... in the diabetic range. I'll need to mak... Read more

  • Day 2

    3/11/2017 5:48:23 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I cooked dinner for my family today (as well as I could in my mom's crowded kitchen)! I made lemon asparagus chicken with mushrooms... we had it ... Read more

  • Day 1 - Measurement Time

    3/10/2017 1:39:54 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm trying hard not to be ashamed of these measurements, and I'm sure they will be decreasing soon :) This is just the way it is for me right now... Read more

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