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  • Weekly Progress

    4/25/2018 12:37:29 PM, by MCOOPERMOM

    I am so proud and excited to type that, as of yesterday, I am 5 pounds away from being 159. I have not been 159 since 2010 when I became pregnant... Read more

  • Moderation

    4/25/2018 9:00:20 AM, by DPF1206

    Snack Foods. Once I start, all Spark People learning goes out the window. I know I should measure out my portion. But there is something about... Read more

  • My Relationship With Hunger

    4/24/2018 12:37:17 PM, by FIONNUALLA

    I am in my healthy weight range. This years i have lost more weight than I ever have at one time before. GO ME!! When I told my mother over ... Read more

  • Blip

    4/21/2018 9:27:08 AM, by DPF1206

    One week ago, I committed to 10 minutes of exercise per day. Four days in a row, I religiously completed an exercise video. Then, two days ago,... Read more

  • Health scared

    4/20/2018 10:12:51 AM, by SKMINNY

    This year my husband has major health problems. On january 1st he had a heart attack, i gave him an asprin and drove him to the hospital, once th... Read more

  • Weekly Progress

    4/18/2018 4:35:13 PM, by MCOOPERMOM

    I am so sorry for not posting last week. I was sick for the majority of the week that I wasn't able to do anything but count calories. I didn't e... Read more

  • New Fitness Goal

    4/16/2018 8:35:32 AM, by DPF1206

    I have always enjoyed walking. Until recently, I was walking 3-5 miles/day. Degenerating disks; fractured ankle; and a workout injury made walkin... Read more

  • My Saboteur

    4/10/2018 10:22:26 AM, by DPF1206

    I am lucky to no longer have external saboteurs to my journey. I now find that I tend to sabotage myself. So how can I change this? Here's my ... Read more

  • Reason behind my goal

    4/7/2018 9:08:17 AM, by DPF1206

    Why am I on this journey? To be healthy? Yes. To be more fit? Yes. More than that? Yes. I have differing forms of dementia on each side of my fam... Read more

  • Weekly Progress

    4/4/2018 11:34:46 PM, by MCOOPERMOM

    I am very proud to say I have lost another 1.5 lbs since my last blog post. That is 9.5 lbs.(So of course, I lowered my calories yet again.) But ... Read more

  • 2018 Goals Update - only one month late!

    3/30/2018 11:57:41 PM, by CARTOONB

    Time for an update...okay, past time. Here we go! Goal #1: Lose twenty five pounds and maintain that loss within a two pound (either way) r... Read more

  • Weekly Progress

    3/28/2018 3:13:40 PM, by MCOOPERMOM

    I am so excited to be able to write, I have lost 9 inches, 1 pant size and... Read more

  • My Excuse

    3/27/2018 10:25:28 AM, by DPF1206

    I really enjoy my workouts. Most times, I do them with a friend. We keep variety in the workouts and do a lot of laughing. The most common excus... Read more

  • Non-Weight Differences I Have Seen

    3/25/2018 7:53:37 AM, by DPF1206

    I can lift the bags of pellets easier; the first 40 lb. bags feels like nothing. By the time I get to the 4th bag, I notice the weight but I am ... Read more

  • Weekly Progress

    3/21/2018 1:55:13 PM, by MCOOPERMOM

    This week, I am glad to be typing that I have lost an additional 4 inches off my body, for a total of 5 inches. When I checked on Monday,I didn't... Read more

  • Weekly Progress

    3/14/2018 2:31:35 PM, by MCOOPERMOM

    I am so proud I have been able to lose 6 lbs and... Read more

  • Another reason to measure portions

    3/10/2018 9:52:00 PM, by CARTOONB

    There are obvious reasons to measure your portions. 1. So you know how many calories you're ingesting. 2. So you get a good idea of what... Read more

  • Weekly Progress

    3/7/2018 5:32:54 PM, by MCOOPERMOM

    I am so proud of myself to be able to put this in a... Read more

  • Weekly Progress

    2/28/2018 5:46:22 PM, by MCOOPERMOM

    I was able to buy a new scale one week ago because my last scale was not accurate. When I received the new scale, I had to adjust a few things, i... Read more

  • Weekly Progress

    2/22/2018 8:41:15 PM, by MCOOPERMOM

    I have to admit I have not exercised in two days because my bottom was hurting yesterday and I will rest it until next Monday. And to be hones... Read more

  • Break your shell

    2/20/2018 3:50:16 PM, by COFFEEPLEEZ

    As an introvert I'm not really an out-going person. I pretty much keep to my own. When I would see someone in public that I know I would either a... Read more

  • Weekly Progress

    2/14/2018 9:48:24 PM, by MCOOPERMOM

    Hi all :) As you have read in my profile introduction, This is my second time on SparkPeople. I lost 30 lbs on my way to lose 45 lbs whe... Read more

  • Imposter/Impostor follow-up

    2/12/2018 8:01:02 PM, by CARTOONB

    I am a huge fan of the comic xkcd (xkcd.com). New comics are put up on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This was today's: Read more

  • Imposter/Impostor Syndrome

    2/10/2018 11:25:26 PM, by CARTOONB

    First of all, who knew that impostor is spelled impostor...not imposter??? Or, is it spelled imposter? Just saw it in a book I'm reading spelled... Read more

  • Zumba!

    2/9/2018 9:28:00 AM, by COFFEEPLEEZ

    I've been in a funk lately and the light in my tunnel is zumba...I get to zumba today! Woohoo!... Read more

  • Downsizing sucks

    2/8/2018 9:33:23 AM, by COFFEEPLEEZ

    Just a rant: I find myself avoiding my little (sufficient) apartment during the day then coming home to everything I avoided and being overwhelme... Read more

  • Taking a step in the right direction!

    2/6/2018 6:44:29 PM, by TO22TO2003

    Lost 6 lbs since the first of the year! I am very proud of myself. Still need to work on organizing my diet and workouts better, but it will come... Read more

  • It's Been A Long Journey

    2/4/2018 8:18:55 PM, by RUSTICBEAUTYQ

    Hey ya'll. So, it has been a long minute since I've been on this site. And let me tell you now, it's not because I haven't been TRYING to ke... Read more

  • Mind set change

    2/3/2018 11:17:05 PM, by CARTOONB

    Growing up, I lived on a farm. A working farm. We had a huge garden for personal use and we canned or froze what we could harvest. Because we ... Read more

  • Mental setbacks are the worst

    1/27/2018 8:47:01 PM, by PURKLELOVE2

    From the beginning of this journey I’ve been using my mothers scale to weigh in on. I was so excited to see it inch closer to 220. I’d hit 221 ... Read more

  • 2018 Goals Check In

    1/26/2018 12:08:42 AM, by CARTOONB

    To be successful at meeting my goals, I not only need to set S.M.A.R.T goals, I also need to be held accountable. This blog is one of the ways I... Read more

  • Week 3 2018

    1/23/2018 1:10:56 PM, by DONNADO67

    I missed my weight goal by 1/2 pound but lost 1/2 inch more in my waist than my goal. My goals are 2 pounds a week and 1/2 inch off my waist. Sin... Read more

  • Creative Menus

    1/22/2018 2:42:24 PM, by EMJAYWS

    What a great opportunity to work on shaping up in the New Year! The first 10k for this year is coming up in March, so I decided to ramp up the re... Read more


    1/19/2018 9:21:46 AM, by OUTDOORGIRL73

    Well it was 10 years that I have been with Spark People. I missed posting on the 6th as I had just had surgery on the 4th and was not feeling goo... Read more

  • Yoga at the gym

    1/18/2018 3:21:11 PM, by COFFEEPLEEZ

    I tried yoga at the gym for the first time today... it was a small class and the instructor gave such good instruction. It was definitely easier ... Read more

  • Week 2 2018

    1/16/2018 11:37:06 AM, by DONNADO67

    OK, lost 2+ pounds over the last week and a half inch on my waist which was my goal for the week. And that was even with eating out a couple of d... Read more

  • 10 reasons i love my body and why i want to do better for it

    1/15/2018 12:06:19 PM, by BRENEW

    1. It has carried and fed my wonderful son 2. It has carried all my extra weight without to much complaint 3. I have a great butt 4. I have aweso... Read more

  • Tracking my goals

    1/14/2018 12:08:55 AM, by BRENEW

    This months goals are a max of 1 soda a day and at le... Read more

  • Another 90 day Challenge

    1/13/2018 11:13:22 PM, by CARTOONB

    In the past, I have had success with 90-day challenges. The first one was about 4 years ago and started 90 days before the first day of summer. ... Read more

  • Something i cant deny any more

    1/11/2018 11:12:40 PM, by BRENEW

    I have been under the assumption i was about 370.... im not. My scale goes up to 400 and it errors whe. I try to use it. It caused physical pain ... Read more

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