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  • Hanging In There

    4/24/2018 7:43:34 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    It has been one heck of a month all this started with a lithotripsy that I had March 12th, I went to the ER on March 30th with my back killing me... Read more

  • Back on the wagon

    4/24/2018 11:51:41 AM, by DEPOTMODE

    I reviewed and adjusted my Spark goals in terms of weight loss, and started back again on Sunday. I've finally gotten to where tracking everythin... Read more

  • Enough is enough

    4/23/2018 2:09:01 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    OK I have been here before. I lost 123 pounds and then I gained that back plus an extra 16. I can't continue to make excuses why it took me so ... Read more

  • 20.04.18

    4/20/2018 1:47:29 AM, by MARABOU

    A loss of 0.1 or 0.4 kg (different display twice over) this week,feeling good because: *yesterday at a breakfast one friend noticed my weight los... Read more

  • A Little Setback

    4/16/2018 12:06:07 AM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I woke up this morning with very bad pain in my back in the kidney area. I had my mom drop me off at the ER. I had an x-ray and an ultrasound don... Read more

  • Can I just get a minute...

    4/13/2018 8:50:35 PM, by SLDJUST4ME

    The past few months have been hectic. People are always saying there are 2 things for certain: death and taxes. Well I have a third: CHANGE! ... Read more

  • April 13th, 2018

    4/13/2018 8:37:36 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I am having a heck of a time recovering from my kidney surgery on Thursday, April 5th. I really feel like they botched the surgery. My throat ... Read more

  • 13.04.18

    4/13/2018 2:45:55 AM, by MARABOU

    So happy to see a loss of 1kg this morning! It's been the longest streak (3 weeks) for me,eating well and walking/c25k and I'm still in the proce... Read more

  • I Came Home From The Hospital Early This Evening

    4/6/2018 1:29:33 AM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I had another surgery for my right kidney I had a different Surgeon than last time and he said I have stones in the left also and said I know. H... Read more

  • 06.04.18

    4/6/2018 12:43:03 AM, by MARABOU

    Weigh day: down 0.5kg ,honestly I was a little "not too excited " suppose after last week's - 1.3 kg set up my expectations too high but that's e... Read more

  • I Went To The ER Early This Morning

    4/3/2018 7:54:09 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I went to the ER early this morning because my fasting blood sugar was at 495, I have been off the prednisone for a week and this was way higher ... Read more

  • Easter 2018

    4/2/2018 12:32:05 AM, by AMYSUZEQ

    Today I stepped foot inside a church for the first time in 32 years. My friend invited me to go to church with her for Easter service. It is a ve... Read more

  • Saturday, March 31st, 2018

    3/31/2018 11:05:24 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    It was a very beautiful day today, we were supposed to have rain start a couple of hours ago, but you can see the clouds starting to come over th... Read more

  • 30.03.18

    3/30/2018 4:30:30 AM, by MARABOU

    Down 1.3 kg! Happy! I'm aiming to follow a non restrictive eating plan , that's more focused on portion control and nutrition. Sticking with it i... Read more

  • Dr. Visit

    3/30/2018 12:55:36 AM, by AMYSUZEQ

    Made it to m Dr. appointment today, I am feeling better than yesterday. My head is still ringing but it is not as annoying as it was yesterday. I... Read more

  • Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

    3/29/2018 1:02:07 AM, by AMYSUZEQ

    It was a cloudy and cool day today, it started raining at around 2pm and it turned to snow at 4pm. Nice big flakes it was peaceful watching the s... Read more

  • Mind Block

    3/28/2018 3:24:14 AM, by MARABOU

    So far I think I'm headed toward the right direction! No significant scale victory but how my body feels and reacts to healthy eating as opposed ... Read more

  • My Sparkpeople Journey So Far

    3/26/2018 10:16:16 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    Today Spark Coach wants me to go into how my journey is so far. I have been with Spark since September 13th, 2017 it is hard to believe that it h... Read more

  • Changing Up Workouts?

    3/24/2018 11:02:00 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    Today is another Spark Coach blog, this one is focused on shaking up my workouts and how I will implement the shake ups into my exercise routine.... Read more

  • Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

    3/22/2018 7:23:14 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I went to my primary care Dr. today and my lungs are much improved today. I have spent the first part of the day relaxing and the afternoon commu... Read more

  • Getting Better and Feeling Stronger

    3/20/2018 9:21:31 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I went to see my Pulmonologist on Monday. She said that I am pretty sick, and she wrote out a prescription for Prednisone and so far my blood sug... Read more

  • Working On Keeping Positivity In My Life

    3/18/2018 6:30:19 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    Since I had my COPD exasperation I have been in a negative place. I need to learn to accept my physical limitations and make myself a priority an... Read more

  • Career Conference

    3/17/2018 1:46:27 AM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I went to Career Conference tonight and did a lot of walking to where we were at the Convention Center and also getting back to the car to go. My... Read more

  • Just Keep Going

    3/12/2018 6:41:53 AM, by GETFITNLEAN

    I think getting derailed from the healthy habits yo... Read more

  • Surgery Monday

    3/10/2018 6:53:34 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I am scheduled for Lithotripsy surgery to blast a kidney stone up on Monday afternoon. I had this same surgery on the opposite kidney 3-4 years a... Read more

  • Mistake, How I am Turning it Around

    3/9/2018 5:16:48 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    Today I am to blog about the last mistake that had left me feeling upset or off track. I am to reframe the event into a learning opportunity. ... Read more

  • March 5th, 2018

    3/5/2018 11:07:25 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I am not feeling very well at all and even worse I look it. Several people asked me if I was ok today at the Clinic. Sadly I nope I feel horrible... Read more

  • Bloodwork

    3/5/2018 6:30:58 AM, by DEPOTMODE

    So, I had bloodwork done at the beginning of February, and got the results last Monday. I had been put on Metformin back in August, with a note f... Read more

  • Stress/Anxiety With Weight Loss

    3/2/2018 1:22:24 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    My assignment for Spark Coach today is to blog about struggles with stress and/or anxiety related to my program and/or weigh-ins. First of ... Read more

  • Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

    2/28/2018 12:02:06 AM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I had a successful business meeting tonight. I have been getting more bold and getting out there warm chatting women. I had a waitress to come in... Read more

  • Today Is New Start Date

    2/25/2018 12:27:50 PM, by GETFITNLEAN

    So after a pretty crappy February, here I am a month l... Read more

  • Venting

    2/23/2018 10:59:26 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I got the word today that the neurologist will no longer prescribe oxycodone to me. I have been off of it for a week and a half roughly and each ... Read more

  • Saboteurs

    2/22/2018 9:04:22 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    Today my Spark Coach assignment is to blog about saboteurs that are interfering my weight loss efforts. Why I think that is and what I can do to ... Read more

  • My Reasons

    2/19/2018 10:16:36 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    Today Spark Coach has me looking at the reasons behind my fitness and weight goals. My true motivation and what I hope to achieve or experience a... Read more

  • February 16th, 2018

    2/16/2018 8:06:54 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I met with my sales director today to go over some new scripts, now that I am home I can practice them. We are working on getting people to our B... Read more

  • I Recieved Te Most Awesome News

    2/14/2018 10:22:23 PM, by AMYSUZEQ

    I got a phone call from my sales director this afternoon. I made the list of the top 100 in sales for our National Area! It gets better I come in... Read more

  • Common Excuses

    2/13/2018 12:33:43 AM, by AMYSUZEQ

    Today's Spark Coach assignment about my most common excuses that get in the way of my workouts and my plans to counter each one to stay on track.... Read more

  • Do you remember the first time?

    2/12/2018 6:40:19 PM, by OVER4TREFRESH

    I just spent all day writing the blog I am about to post, now I am having second thoughts. Sometimes I hate the fact I put so much weight into t... Read more

  • Friday, February 9th, 2018

    2/10/2018 12:38:45 AM, by AMYSUZEQ

    Today my community exercise is to write about improvements that I have noticed since adopting healthy habits. I first started drinking wate... Read more

  • Slow bounce back from the flu

    2/8/2018 9:39:25 AM, by NATHELESS

    After a couple of weeks of feeling ill/weak, finally feeling better this week. Dithered a bit getting back to my kettlebells but did a few sets b... Read more

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