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  • Don't Quit

    9/7/2017 1:38:19 PM, by RAVENSWORD2001

    Just because you fell off your diet or exercise plan one day, don't give up. Just pick yourself up and go back at the next day.... Read more

  • Walk aerobics

    9/3/2017 8:52:52 PM, by RAVENSWORD2001

    There are a variety of walk aerobics dvds out there, and have been doing them every day. They even have a walk aerobics DVD especially designed f... Read more

  • Not picky but picky

    2/3/2016 3:52:09 PM, by KIMBAWAW

    So much of the food recommend, I just hate! Eggs. Celery. Carrots. Peanut butter. Nuts. Fish. It's hard to find the balance.... Read more

  • That's it?

    1/26/2016 2:34:48 PM, by KIMBAWAW

    I've been trying for 3 weeks. I'm down only 1.8 lbs. This sucks. Feeling discouraged.... Read more

  • How to find balance?

    1/21/2016 7:33:41 PM, by KIMBAWAW

    Yesterday I was ravenous and schedule forced me to eat poorly. Today I had no appetite and my schedule kept me sitting at the computer all day...... Read more

  • Cruisin'

    1/18/2016 2:34:57 PM, by KIMBAWAW

    My husband and I just got back from a Caribbean Cruis... Read more

  • Snacking

    8/26/2015 9:58:33 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    I have to scream "NIGHT TIME SNACKING I HATE YOU!!!!" I'm usually good at work besides the occasional chocolate craving. I get home and I fall ... Read more

  • I'm Doing It!

    12/16/2014 10:04:31 AM, by PRORENEE

    So, it's finally happening! I've lost 7.5 lbs in 3 weeks. I'm not starving myself and I'm getting more exercise. I decided that with Kyle deploye... Read more

  • Fail/Un-fail

    5/26/2014 1:28:44 PM, by TRAVLNWOMAN

    This is the heart wrenching truth about what I've done to myself. I'm writing this to try to figure out why and to give myself a new starting poi... Read more

  • Spring Fever

    4/16/2014 12:57:27 PM, by PRORENEE

    I am so ready for this winter weather to go away. It is wreaking havoc on almost every aspect of my life. I feel like I'm not getting as much don... Read more

  • In Organization Mode...(Reluctantly)

    1/7/2014 2:18:59 PM, by PRORENEE

    I'm okay with what I did in December. I started to get myself through sugar withdrawls. Christmas was hard, but I did way better than usual. The ... Read more

  • I've Had It!

    12/13/2013 8:51:52 PM, by PRORENEE

    This has been a rough couple of weeks health wise. I pulled some muscles on my right side. When I went to see my doctor, I found out I gained som... Read more

  • My journey so far...

    11/23/2013 8:45:01 PM, by K8SLOSS

    My serious weight loss journey began in July, 2007. Of course I toyed with various "diets" over the years and actually lost 50 pounds one time in... Read more

  • How did I get this way?

    11/17/2013 3:36:41 PM, by K8SLOSS

    I was raised by two wonderful, loving, caring parents. My father was raised on a dairy farm by parents who lived off the land. My mother was rais... Read more

  • When Plan "A" Fails, Go to Plan "B"

    11/4/2013 9:11:11 AM, by TRAVLNWOMAN

    I sure did not last long on the Biggest Loser Challenge. In fact I didn't make it to the first weigh in because I couldn't figure out where to po... Read more


    9/25/2013 10:38:42 AM, by TRAVLNWOMAN

    This will be my very first BLC. I joined at the encouragement of my SparkFriend SEAJESS. I am so happy she got me to join up. I have been gaining... Read more

  • Reaffirming My Journey

    8/25/2013 10:46:52 AM, by TRAVLNWOMAN

    Just want to write an affirmation that even though I've screwed up over the past six months, gained much of my weight back and pretty much hated ... Read more

  • Hello weekend!

    5/31/2013 10:59:29 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    It may have been a short week but it felt long. My oldest graduates High School on Sunday. It's hard to believe I'm old enough to have an 18 ye... Read more

  • Smoothies

    5/28/2013 9:57:22 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    I'm in LOVE with smoothies!! I make them with fresh or frozen fruit (no sweetener added to the frozen fruit), greek yogurt, a little honey, wate... Read more

  • Cookies

    5/22/2013 8:30:37 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    I like cookies! Wait, let me rephrase that, I LOVE cookies. Enough said!!... Read more

  • Not a bad day

    5/21/2013 7:40:48 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    Today was another beautiful day. I went for a walk at lunch and took a different way. I had no idea when I turned down the road that it would i... Read more

  • Beautiful weather

    5/20/2013 9:41:29 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    The weather has been gorgeous here in SE Wisconsin. It was 88 degrees when I left work at 4:30. I went for my walk at lunch today. I walk... Read more

  • Great weekend

    5/19/2013 6:03:25 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    We had gorgeous weather this weekend. I decided to take advantage. Yesterday we went to Six Flags Great America in the afternoon. My old... Read more

  • Bad week

    5/18/2013 1:41:44 AM, by FEISTYMAMA

    So it wasn't a great week for eating or exercise. I went out to to eat for lunch 3 times this week. I had 2 lunch dates and the 3rd was a Depar... Read more

  • Better day

    5/11/2013 11:52:46 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    Today was definitely a better day on regards to my eating. I stayed in my calorie range and I even had key lime pie frozen yogurt. I boug... Read more

  • Too much food

    5/10/2013 10:12:31 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    Today was a bust with food. I had good intentions....at first. I've been doing pretty good, so I'm not going to get upset that I jumped off the... Read more

  • Gotta go

    5/8/2013 8:47:04 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    I've been trying to drink more water and it shows! I've been running to the bathroom about every hour. I know it's a good thing and I'm doing g... Read more

  • Naughty

    5/3/2013 7:51:59 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    Yes, I was naughty today. I was up last night not feeling well and woke up extremely tired. On the way to work this morning I was so hungry, I ... Read more

  • Good day

    5/1/2013 8:42:48 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    I had a good eating day. Baby steps. As of now I'm under my calories, but there's still time left in the day. I used the Spa... Read more

  • Let's try this again

    4/30/2013 8:27:33 PM, by FEISTYMAMA

    Saying I'm going to lose weight is so easy, but actually doing it and staying on track is a whole other story. I lost 30 + pounds with Spark ove... Read more

  • Workout room done

    3/10/2013 6:30:24 PM, by LYNNBAUM

    This has been 2 1/2 years of work. It really looks nice. I am excited and now it is time to just sit back for a few months . OK and work off a... Read more

  • I will be ready!

    2/28/2013 10:08:14 AM, by PRORENEE

    It has been a looonnnggg week. We ended up with a lot of snow, so I had to plow. I was already sore from falling on the ice, and running the skid... Read more

  • Circular Motivation

    1/4/2013 12:18:36 AM, by TRAVLNWOMAN

    An interesting thing happened today. I noticed this morning while looking at my son's RunKeeper page that he had not gotten out for a run in 7 da... Read more

  • Changes

    12/24/2012 6:17:28 PM, by TRAVLNWOMAN

    I am so excited for this coming new year. I finally am leaving my current job that caused me so much stress and will be starting a new one on the... Read more

  • Dear Size 16 (a breakup letter)

    11/6/2012 11:21:09 AM, by YESKATIECAN

    Dear Size 16, We have been together for a long time. It's time we break up. I really feel like you are not a good friend or partner to m... Read more

  • Preparation for success

    11/3/2012 3:53:05 PM, by YESKATIECAN

    I decided to start back at square one. No fuss, no muss, and no excuses. To make this happen, I started a list. I am the queen of lists. I have ... Read more

  • The hard truth

    11/1/2012 7:18:42 PM, by YESKATIECAN

    It's been a long time since I've been on SP. I'm not particularly fond of this fact. I can honestly say that I gave up on myself. What happened y... Read more

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    Scenes From My 33 Mile Bike Ride On a Sunny Fall Day!

    9/30/2012 8:56:14 PM, by TRAVLNWOMAN

    Ride with me along the coast of Lake Michigan heading south to Kenosha, WI and enjoy the sights that make bicycle riding awesome!... Read more

  • The Value of a Pound Lost Increases as Your Weight Decreases!

    8/25/2012 3:42:46 PM, by TRAVLNWOMAN

    I just realized that the first 25 lbs I lost was just 9% of my weight. The following 25 lbs I got rid of was 10% and the next 25 lbs lost will be... Read more

  • Reflection on Mistakes (Chapter 1)

    8/18/2012 7:36:41 PM, by RAVEN1379

    In my 33 years of life I have made several mistakes as most people at any age have done. Although it is hard to admit to mistakes once they have ... Read more

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