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  • Christmas traditions

    12/25/2012 1:11:56 AM, by ERCELLAJS

    When I was growing up my family would open gifts on Christmas Eve because my dad would work so his employees could have the morning off to spend ... Read more

  • Sneaking in extra exercise

    12/20/2012 9:50:15 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    Well this week most of my exercise has come from shoveling snow. We got about 10 inches and of course the wind had to come up and blow over what... Read more

  • bucket list

    12/13/2012 11:26:17 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    4 things I want to learn Take better advantage of computer programs Learn Spanish Cribbage Better nutrition 4 pl... Read more

  • Greatest Challange for 2012

    12/7/2012 10:32:52 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    Been thinking about my challanges over this year. I have not lost any weight but have not gained either. Business wise it has b... Read more

  • Fighting hunger

    12/4/2012 10:53:36 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    Well here it is about 9 pm and I am wanting to raid the fridge. So instead I will write a blog. Been thinking a lot lately how blessed I ha... Read more

  • Got the Christmas decorations up

    12/2/2012 11:20:25 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    Well I am ahead of myself this year...decorations are up. As I was setting up the nativity scene and lights I was thinking about how blessed I a... Read more

  • Lets see where this leads.

    11/28/2012 12:52:55 AM, by PEBBELS2

    Day 1 Yesterday I did 45 minutes on the treadmill and 100 crunches, stayed with in my calorie range and got all my h20 down. Day 2. Today I ... Read more

  • So very hard

    11/22/2012 1:05:18 AM, by ELISARA2005

    So it's been a long time since I've posted. I haven't been logging on to SP for a while. I'm not sure if I just lapsed or if it was a conscious ... Read more

  • taking a look...

    11/18/2012 11:03:32 AM, by MJMONE

    In quotes are the comments from ITSMATT...he asked some very good questions. "Are you exercising? I find that exercise helps me *want* to ea... Read more

  • tough month...loss of 'mojo'

    11/17/2012 11:33:20 AM, by MJMONE

    I've lost my 'mojo', not just with lifestyle change but also in my scrapbook/creative life, even reading. The only area I seem to not have l... Read more

  • A better day

    10/24/2012 9:49:19 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    Thank you for the encouraging comments. . I stayed in my calorie range today and enjoyed one of our favorite meals. We really lik... Read more

  • Fighting to stay positive

    10/24/2012 12:22:26 AM, by ERCELLAJS

    I am going backwards. Gaining weight instead of loosing. This really stinks. Guess I best get off the pity pot and start doing wh... Read more

  • Day 4 - The Simple Diet

    10/18/2012 6:44:48 AM, by DEBIROTH

    Had a better day yesterday and when I weighed I had lost 1/2 pound of the 1-1/2 pounds I had gained the day before, mostlly water weight I'm sure... Read more

  • Day 3 - The Simple Diet

    10/17/2012 7:51:27 AM, by DEBIROTH

    Yesterday went pretty well, stayed on plan but my stomach decided to retailate, I guess too much milk. Plan is to get away from the morning milk... Read more

  • Day 2

    10/16/2012 9:17:04 AM, by DEBIROTH

    Starting today with another protein shake, this time strawberry. I'm not crazy about the powdery taste but it was tolerable and filled me up. F... Read more

  • Another new start

    10/15/2012 9:50:44 AM, by DEBIROTH

    The Simple Diet Day 1 was easy enough though when snack time came I was ready for it. I stayed on plan all day though I did add ranch dress... Read more

  • Exercising Excuses

    10/7/2012 11:32:04 AM, by MJMONE

    "Blog today about the most common excuses that get in the way of your workouts--and plan to counter each excuse to stay on track! " I'm luck... Read more

  • changes since adopting a healthier lifestyle

    10/2/2012 11:04:24 AM, by MJMONE

    this was the assignment on today's SparkCoach community page: "Blog about all the ways in which you've noticed improvements in your life since ... Read more

  • well, a surprising weight loss

    9/24/2012 11:23:45 AM, by MJMONE

    "But this learning won't happen if you spend your time and energy obsessing about your slip-ups, or getting down on yourself. That kind of useles... Read more

  • Me again

    9/20/2012 10:03:12 AM, by SUSEEE

    I've gotten to the point where I have judged others harshly. I've always said there is a "point of no return" when you know you are in trouble a... Read more

  • crazy past 4 days

    9/19/2012 5:14:04 PM, by MJMONE

    We went to Reno on Sunday and stayed thru Monday afternoon. You know, you TELL yourself when planning a trip that you are going to plan and ... Read more

  • Ok, I'll jump in...

    9/16/2012 10:19:42 AM, by MJMONE

    al.asp?blog_id=5038746 30 day blog challenge since BLUE42DOW... Read more

  • link to 30 Day blog challenge by TANYAP71

    9/15/2012 11:17:02 AM, by MJMONE

    al.asp?blog_id=5038746 ooooh, during my morning blog hop...found t... Read more

  • S.M.A.R.T goals part one

    9/15/2012 10:36:32 AM, by MJMONE

    I cannot take credit for the idea of this blog, this morning I was on SparkCoach and thru their 'community' link was led to NELLZIE04's spark pag... Read more

  • Zumba class...or Frankenstein stomping on bugs (cuz that's what I feel like)

    9/13/2012 12:58:23 AM, by MJMONE

    So, signed up for a Zumba class. A gal that my dd has known from preschool is teaching it at the dance studio she and my dd used to go to. So,... Read more

  • Day 2 of 30 day blogging challenge

    9/12/2012 8:56:21 AM, by CMCBRIDE37

    2. How did you pick your goal weight? Did you pick an ultimate goal weight at the beginning of your weight loss? Did it change? Did you set small... Read more

  • 30 day blogging challenge

    9/11/2012 1:07:26 PM, by CMCBRIDE37

    Day1: Your stats. Starting stats, current stats, goal stats. Are you currently trying to lose weight, gain weight, or maintain weight or somethin... Read more

  • A Fresh Start

    9/11/2012 12:48:52 PM, by PINKNPREPPY

    My life has been so crazy lately! Actually the last year has just been one chaotic whirlwind. In January of 2011 I gave birth to my son, our seco... Read more

  • My newest favorite lunch

    9/10/2012 6:23:01 PM, by CMCBRIDE37

    Leftover chicken, cashews, and vegetable stir fry over leftover brown rice (only other ingredient is coconut oil) Take as much leftover chic... Read more

  • here we go, again!

    9/9/2012 10:55:32 AM, by MJMONE

    Motivation has been my problem. I know the do's and I know what works, but can't seem to stay motivated. So, here we go again...back to ... Read more

  • I am employed

    9/8/2012 1:41:05 PM, by CMCBRIDE37

    I signed paperwork Friday and will have an orientation and drug test next week and probably start the following week. I am working at my son's s... Read more

  • And tested yet again

    9/3/2012 9:44:14 PM, by CMCBRIDE37

    And I passed. Burst water pipe at 12:30 am (at the road) and $250.00 Roter Router bill. And I managed my stress without turning to chocolat... Read more

  • Massive Milestone

    8/30/2012 7:19:34 AM, by CMCBRIDE37

    I used to be a huge chocoholic. Any bit of stress and I would reach in the freezer for my stash. My stash consisted of the huge bags of dark ch... Read more

  • Supplies for walking

    8/29/2012 12:45:16 PM, by CMCBRIDE37

    Here are my must haves for my walking program: Well, obviously, shoes. I also have 3 pairs of workout shorts and three white tee shirts... Read more

  • After

    8/28/2012 10:47:33 PM, by CMCBRIDE37

    So Isaac passed us by with just a lot of rain (from 3am to 10 am heavy rain non-stop). We got a tiny leak in our bedroom but we know why and my ... Read more

  • Hunkering Down

    8/25/2012 10:11:43 PM, by CMCBRIDE37

    So we are watching Issac. It looks like we aren't in the direct path of the hurricane but are on the east side of the storm (which can be bad to... Read more

  • Down but not out

    8/24/2012 10:13:34 PM, by CMCBRIDE37

    Several key events today. First, I did my warm up walk (2 laps around the neighborhood pond) and came back home ready to do 30 day shred and... Read more

  • Lay Down Sally

    8/22/2012 10:59:56 PM, by CMCBRIDE37

    I am trying to make exercise of some sort a daily part of my life. I am currently on day 2 of my streak. Tuesday I walked. Since May I hav... Read more

  • my quick and easy meals

    8/21/2012 10:07:30 AM, by CMCBRIDE37

    As part of Spark Coach I am supposed to list some quick and easy meals...my go to meals. Roasted whole chicken, brown rice in the rice cooke... Read more

  • I made a big milestone today

    8/19/2012 8:38:21 PM, by CMCBRIDE37

    I turned a corner, saw the light, reached a milestone... Today I was having a mid morning snack (banana, yogurt and almonds) and about half ... Read more

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