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  • Reached Level 25 today

    6/18/2018 9:23:58 PM, by SPUNSILK327

    It’s been nearly 6 years since I started sparkin’. Today I reached level 25. I don’t see myself stopping with Spark People because I get so much ... Read more

  • Weight Loss Over Vacation

    6/11/2018 9:00:49 AM, by JENPPT

    So after 3 months of working out hard at the gym and only losing a couple of pounds, I go on vacation for one week and lose 3 pounds???!!! The d... Read more

  • 12 May 18 * Wake-up Call *

    5/12/2018 4:58:13 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Oh my word! I cannot believe what I saw on the scale this morning. 250.6! That is the highest I have ever been. Thinking back at all the ... Read more

  • The big day has arrived!! RETIREMENT!

    4/19/2018 12:51:39 PM, by CECELW

    I never thought i'd hear those words...RETIREMENT! "this soon"? haha. It just snuck up on me while I wasn't even looking. The kids are grown and ... Read more

  • 8 April 18 *Updates*

    4/8/2018 7:59:41 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    It's been a whirlwind around here! We put our house on the market Friday, March 23 and we signed an offer on Sunday, March 25! We had 4 off... Read more

  • 19 March 18

    3/19/2018 2:09:26 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Hubby left for NC this morning to start our new adventure. He starts his new job on Wednesday. It's been a mad rush to get our house read... Read more

  • Getting old gives me the blues

    3/16/2018 10:49:35 PM, by CECELW

    Hard to believe I'm going to be 59 yrs old in a couple months. Funny. My mind thinks I'm in my 40's but my body thinks I'm in my 70's! I just ke... Read more

  • 3 Accomplishments

    2/19/2018 8:27:36 AM, by JENPPT

    1. Wrote contract 2. Finished house cleaning 3. Finished taxes... Read more

  • 16 Feb 18

    2/16/2018 2:59:27 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    I have amazing, wonderful news!! We are moving to NC!!!!!!! Hubby got the job offer Thursday morning. He will start on March 21, giving hi... Read more

  • 14 Feb 14

    2/14/2018 6:46:18 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Today is a very special day for me. Fourteen years ago I became a mom! My oldest son, Christian, turns 14 today. He has been such a wonderful b... Read more

  • 13 Feb 18

    2/13/2018 9:57:16 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    It's been just over a week since my last blog and it's been a roller coaster of a ride. I've had good days and not so good days mixed in. I hav... Read more

  • Day 33, 34 & 35 (Feb 2,3,4)

    2/5/2018 11:22:54 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Well! My back has been really hurting so I haven't done much of anything. I'm going to the chiropractor tomorrow morning. My eating was pretty... Read more

  • Days 31 & 32

    2/1/2018 7:25:49 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    I did just okay Wednesday. I did stay under on all my trackers, but no exercise since my back was hurting. I woke up with it really painful to... Read more

  • Day 30

    1/31/2018 10:05:08 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    I had some trouble on Tuesday. I have PMS symptoms so I was not feeling up to a workout, but I did manage to go out and shovel the snow - great ... Read more

  • Days 28-29

    1/29/2018 8:28:05 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Well, Sunday could've gone better. There was drama about getting ready for church and so we were late and it was my day to serve in the nursery.... Read more

  • Days 26 & 27

    1/27/2018 8:35:53 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Friday was another great day. I got my workout in first thing after the kids got on the bus. I drank all my water and ate within all ranges and... Read more

  • Day 25

    1/25/2018 8:43:27 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Today was a pretty awesome day! I got up early for my quiet time. There was a little bit of a stressor with everyone needing to get in th... Read more

  • Days 23 & 24

    1/24/2018 9:30:43 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    I've been in a funk the past couple of days. My brain just keeps going and going with this possible move. So many things to think about and pla... Read more

  • Day 22

    1/22/2018 9:44:13 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Today we said goodbye to our wonderful cat, Sasha. She passed away in her sleep overnight. She was 15 years old. The ground had thawed just en... Read more

  • Day 20 & 21

    1/21/2018 10:15:36 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Saturday was weigh-in day! I broke 240! I weighed in at 239.1. That's 5.3 lbs down for the 5% challenge. I am super excited to see this progr... Read more

  • Day 19

    1/20/2018 1:35:19 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Friday was an interesting day. I stayed within most ranges, a little low on protein and fiber. I'm working on getting more of both of those. I... Read more

  • Day 18

    1/19/2018 9:37:13 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Another great day! I stayed with all my ranges, upped my protein and fiber, lowered the fat and carbs. I'm excited! This time tracking has... Read more

  • Day 17

    1/18/2018 12:23:59 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    I had a pretty good day on Wednesday. We tried a new 16 bean soup recipe and everyone loved it - even my picky kiddos! I stayed within calorie ... Read more

  • Day 15 & 16

    1/16/2018 8:38:59 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Monday and Tuesday were both good days. I stayed under on calories and within range of all the nutrients I track. I am a little on the low end ... Read more

  • Day 14

    1/15/2018 12:51:07 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Oh boy! Sunday was a busy day. First, Hubby took our daughter to the first service at church (we usually go to the 2nd service) since her s... Read more

  • Day 13

    1/14/2018 9:40:41 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Saturday went pretty well. I did have time to reflect on some things. Friday was my 8 year Sparkversary. Can you believe it?!? In all that ti... Read more

  • Day 12

    1/12/2018 7:56:32 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Today has been a great day! I was under in calories, low on fat and sugar, high on fiber and protein. I made good decisions for my food, limiti... Read more

  • Day 11

    1/12/2018 12:27:13 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    I had a great day numbers-wise on Thursday. I was under for calories and fat, just a little over in sodium, and perfectly within range for all t... Read more

  • Day 10

    1/11/2018 10:59:42 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Wednesday was kind of rough. My son came home sick from school around 9:30 a.m. so I was taking care of him most of the day. He's 13, so he's p... Read more

  • Day 9

    1/10/2018 9:20:10 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    So Tuesday was just okay. We had to take my MIL to the airport so we stopped at Cracker Barrel for a brunch meal. I am a sucker for their panca... Read more

  • Day 8

    1/8/2018 10:12:16 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Today was a pretty good day. I stayed under in calories and all the other nutrients I track! (Close to the top end of carbs, but still under.) ... Read more

  • Day 7

    1/8/2018 7:20:02 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    My computer monitor is on the fritz so it only works some of the time. I'm trying to squeeze this in while it's up and running. Time to invest ... Read more

  • Day 6

    1/7/2018 8:32:41 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    I had a pretty good day on Saturday. I stayed within my calorie range and was able to be at the lower end for sugar, carbs, fat, and sodium. I ... Read more

  • Day 5

    1/5/2018 10:50:53 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    So, I made it through another day. I did not get my exercise in today. With the kids home from school (again!) having only gone one day this we... Read more

  • Day 4

    1/4/2018 10:00:20 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    I think I did pretty well today for the most part. I had a nice quiet time with my Bible, journal and devotionals. After a little coffee and some... Read more

  • Day 3

    1/3/2018 9:09:48 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Today was a pretty good day. I had my early morning quiet time, I stayed under my calories, was good with my different nutrients and got my step... Read more

  • Day 2

    1/3/2018 7:54:10 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Tuesday was kind of stressful, just normal everyday stuff coupled with the last day of Christmas break for the kiddos. Lots of cleaning up and ge... Read more

  • Day 1

    1/1/2018 10:24:05 PM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    Today was Day 1 on this path to a healthy mind, body and spirit. I weighed in and was pleasantly surprised that last nights party didn’t add any... Read more


    1/1/2018 1:11:28 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    It's just about time for the ball to drop. 2018 is minutes away. It's time to get my hopes, dreams and goals out there. I need... Read more

  • Looking back, looking ahead...

    12/17/2017 10:27:33 AM, by LITTLEGUYSMOM1

    2017 was up and down for me. There was a lot of stress and anxiety in dealing with a possible out of state move. We are content to stay here, j... Read more

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