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  • 5 clicks

    1/16/2014 10:47:18 PM, by DALTWISNEY

    I surprised myself today when I ran three miles. 30+ minutes of running. It's especially hard for me to run because I can't focus on any of the... Read more

  • Dinner for One

    12/27/2013 8:09:14 PM, by DALTWISNEY

    For some reason, my google+ stream now has a few exercise and fitness thingies. I might've clicked on...something or some cosmic djinn wanted to... Read more

  • Xmas Day is for zombies

    12/26/2013 12:05:56 AM, by DALTWISNEY

    Only three more hours and I can say that I made it through the longest Xmas ever. Although I didn't try to discover this, I noticed that only thr... Read more

  • A Long Hike Day

    7/15/2013 1:30:26 AM, by HOT_ARMY_WIFE

    Today, my family and I went on a long hike today and we got to play in a big nice creek that had a lot of running water. Sasha, our fur baby, lo... Read more

  • Derby Days

    7/14/2013 1:20:59 AM, by HOT_ARMY_WIFE

    Well, this morning I took the the kids to Redmond for the Derby Days festival. We were supposed to meet up with my DH who was there volunteering... Read more

  • Hiking

    7/7/2013 11:02:52 PM, by HOT_ARMY_WIFE

    Well, today, I took my DD and DS hiking. We went to Twin Falls and saw the lower waterfalls. DS and myself have been on this hike before, but t... Read more

  • Signed up!

    7/4/2013 2:03:46 AM, by HOT_ARMY_WIFE

    Well, gotta love the Army on this one. They are paying for us to have a family membership to the YMCA! The kids and I got our cards today and a... Read more

  • July 2, 2013

    7/3/2013 1:03:52 AM, by HOT_ARMY_WIFE

    hello! It's been a long while since I was here on SparkPeople. Since I've been here last, we moved! My husband got PCS orders to move us to Wa... Read more

  • Treadmill

    1/11/2013 1:54:59 AM, by CARAVSANGEL

    So we got a treadmill this week. I'm trying to use the opportunity to start up a health kick again. So far... meh. Used it two days in a row, tod... Read more

  • 30 minutes over Siberia

    3/21/2012 10:51:15 PM, by DALTWISNEY

    I keep eating but to mitigate it, I run 30 minutes each and every day. I'm able to sneak into the manager's office and go into the basement wher... Read more

  • Running in place

    1/28/2012 1:14:24 AM, by DALTWISNEY

    The diet is on hold - ok, the pseudo-diet - but I have been running for about 15 minutes almost every day. There's a small gym in the basement o... Read more

  • The Wagon

    12/7/2011 5:32:27 AM, by CARAVSANGEL

    So I kind of lost my way. I was doing great. So great that I stopped using the nutrition tracker because I had a plan and was sticking to it. Som... Read more

  • Oops, well here we go AGAIN

    11/9/2011 2:21:07 PM, by CELEBRATEGREEN

    Yes, it's me again and again and again. Starting once more. I'm hopeful this time I can make it stick. I need help and will be looking for suppor... Read more

  • I bet that you COULD eat just one

    10/19/2011 11:25:58 AM, by DALTWISNEY

    I like to cook because - why else? - I like to eat. Actually, eating always pays off, books sometimes do, movies rarely, and people...well. And... Read more

  • Lost gained, on board again

    9/22/2011 7:18:38 PM, by CELEBRATEGREEN

    I had great success using Spark people a couple of years ago, but as had always happened in the past, I gained it all back. So here I am again in... Read more

  • Hypoalphalipoproteinemia

    9/22/2011 3:07:14 AM, by DALTWISNEY

    I had a blood thingie last week and today I got a robo-letter. The categories were in CAPS so I'm assuming that a Cylon did the typing or someon... Read more

  • I hate asking for help--but here it is......

    8/28/2011 2:52:35 AM, by ELEKO014

    So i am a super private person. I hate to ask for help or support from anyone-because i feel it makes me weak, and a burden on others. But i ne... Read more

  • Back in the saddle

    8/11/2011 5:30:08 PM, by MSCRIGLER

    Ok...so I had to rush home at the end of July. I had every intention of following my food program. I took my digital scale. I packed lunch & d... Read more

  • Tired and running low on motivation

    8/8/2011 5:11:12 PM, by ELBALL

    I've connected the dots and now know that my weight loss is completely tied to my BC cycle. What this means for me is that I lose weight once eve... Read more

  • Uuuuuggghhhhh.......

    8/3/2011 5:03:23 PM, by SHELLSARIN

    Oh boy, I really did it now! I added a picture of me from a couple of days ago! Oh my, I have a great imagination! I imagined I looked nothing... Read more

  • 1st day of year 49

    8/1/2011 12:14:51 PM, by SHELLSARIN

    My birthday coming up seemed to spur me to action! Now my birthday is here and I have been successful going through my first week of Sparkpeople... Read more

  • First Weigh In

    7/31/2011 12:44:17 PM, by SHELLSARIN

    Yeah! I lost weight my first week. I am so glad. Small steps but all leading to the same goal. Being that this is the start a new week I am he... Read more

  • A story about yesterday morning

    7/30/2011 12:59:24 PM, by ELBALL

    On Friday mornings I help check in people for the morning class at the fitness studio I go to. On Fridays, the morning class is called MixxedFit ... Read more

  • Tzatziki-Style Yogurt Dip, Nom Nom Nom

    7/29/2011 12:06:17 AM, by ELBALL

    I'm not a big believer in covering vegetables with heavy sauces and dressings. I think vegetables have plenty of flavor and those flavors don't n... Read more

  • Tracking my food

    7/24/2011 3:09:13 PM, by SHELLSARIN

    It is amazing how much you can eat when you are eating nutrutional food and not fast food or tons of carbs. I am addicted to carbs. When I went... Read more

  • The king of carrot flowers

    7/23/2011 5:05:16 PM, by DALTWISNEY

    There are only a couple of kitchen thingies that I like. First, my oversized Mickey Mouse coffee cup because I remember buying it from the Tower... Read more

  • Two months left until Porta-Potty-Palooza!

    7/18/2011 4:28:12 PM, by ELBALL

    In 2005, I participated in the Seattle 3-Day for the Cure. That's right, I walked 60 miles in the fight against breast cancer. It was such an ama... Read more

  • Shopping ... I may love you again.

    7/15/2011 7:34:12 PM, by ELBALL

    You know you might be in need of a new wardrobe when your significant other starts online window shopping for you. "Honey, I really think you'd l... Read more

  • Bean Counting and Other Goals

    7/15/2011 5:19:36 PM, by ELBALL

    I listed some goals at the start of June and I didn't revisit them at the end of June. Looking back over the last month and half, I did so-so on ... Read more

  • De-cluttering my life today...

    7/15/2011 2:14:54 PM, by MSCRIGLER

    I had an epiphany today. I was chatting with a friend over the phone stating that I plan to de-clutter my closets this weekend. I am getting ri... Read more

  • Upper Arm Envy

    6/30/2011 7:39:25 PM, by ELBALL

    I'm the kind of person who gains weight in the upper parts of my limbs -- hips, thighs and upper arms; the rest of body gains weight more slowly.... Read more

  • Reflecting

    6/30/2011 10:33:30 AM, by BLESSEDBEING

    My huddle today on several of my teams was "Reflect on your achievements this month." Two things have really prompted me to ponder on the import... Read more

  • Holy Switchbacks, Batman!

    6/27/2011 8:46:27 PM, by ELBALL

    Yesterday my husband, dog, and I went for a 3.5-hour hike on one of the nearby mountains. Unfortunately, I didn't have a chance to take pictures.... Read more

  • Haven't been blogging, but have been doing well.

    6/21/2011 12:58:43 AM, by ELEKO014

    So, I used to "pride" myself on being a very pessimistic person. I was very much a glass half empty believer. I kinda thought I liked being tha... Read more

  • It's a great sunny day!!

    6/17/2011 2:12:50 PM, by ELEKO014

    So, I saw a picture from my friend's 21st birthday party, and I LOOK THIN!! It was crazy! It's the first picture I have looked at and felt that... Read more


    6/16/2011 7:51:57 PM, by ELEKO014

    It is time for me to be more positive. I need to just live my life, and if weight loss is part of what my life will be, then I need to give myse... Read more

  • My Dog's Weight Loss Journey

    6/3/2011 2:34:39 AM, by ELBALL

    ***Yes, I know this is SparkPeople and not SparkCanine nor SparkAnimals. I promise you the story will be as much or more about people than animal... Read more

  • May Showers Bring June Goals

    6/2/2011 2:27:53 AM, by ELBALL

    Looking at my SparkPage, this is my first blog entry in over a month. Therefore, it's a perfect time to do a recap of last month and state my goa... Read more

  • I fear the Greeks even when bearing a plastic honey bear

    5/29/2011 11:54:14 PM, by DALTWISNEY

    The one thing that frightens me more than anything is keeping a log of what I eat. My brain is wired to completely ignore incidental snacks that ... Read more

  • Down 15 pounds, 20 to go

    4/25/2011 5:18:45 PM, by ELBALL

    15 pounds lost The good news is that my scale cooperated for a few days and I'm down 15 pounds from mid-December. I'm more than 40% of my w... Read more

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