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  • Start of April Progress

    4/1/2018 4:03:19 PM, by ICKA_2

    Measurements from March 1 2018: Bust: 38" Waist: 31" Hips: 39" Thigh: 19.5" Bicep: 11.5" Butt: 40" ... Read more

  • Progress Stats & Stuff

    3/2/2018 12:25:20 PM, by ICKA_2

    I don't see many changes in the photos/scale/measurements BUT if I wanna stay on a positive note, I do feel better about myself than I did 2 mont... Read more

  • February has been consistent

    2/17/2018 5:02:10 PM, by ICKA_2

    I'm happy to say that I've made it to the gym consistently this month, usually getting there at least 3-4X a week. I'm still doing more weights a... Read more

  • Weight stats

    1/30/2018 5:52:05 PM, by ICKA_2

    Bicep curl: 22lbs 3X6reps Tricep pull downs: 60lbs 3X8reps Lat pull down: 70lbs 3X10reps Smith machine squats: 50lbs 3X10reps Smith machi... Read more

  • Starting Photos

    1/28/2018 7:35:13 PM, by ICKA_2

    I've had many starting photos over the years, and these are my newest ones special for this journey. I'm focusing more on strength training than ... Read more

  • Back in BC

    1/12/2018 4:03:13 PM, by ICKA_2

    My boyfriend and I have finally come to our final destination on our around the world tour. We didn't set out to do this tour intentionally it ju... Read more

  • Welcoming Myself Back to Spark

    1/4/2018 11:11:33 AM, by ICKA_2

    In 2009 I started my Spark journey to lose some weight, and run a half marathon. I did all of this and more! (I was 19). Once all my new fitness ... Read more

  • Doing it again

    8/23/2017 10:39:41 AM, by TASHAU

    I'm doing it again. With health issues, its not easy.... Read more

  • Let's Try This Again

    1/12/2017 2:34:18 PM, by TONYFITZ13

    So, 7 years ago I started using SparkPeople. I wasn't really motivated to make changes, it was just a nice idea. So I stuck with it for about a w... Read more

  • Been back a while but haven't blogged until now.

    7/17/2016 10:53:20 AM, by PLPEEP

    I have been reading all my blogs from 5 to 6 years ago. All the promises I made to myself got ignored by me. I stopped logging on and let myself ... Read more

  • Valentine treats

    2/14/2016 12:06:21 PM, by ASTORRES1

    Yes I was given chocolate treats for Valentines Day. ... Read more

  • Fairly good appointment

    2/9/2016 9:35:34 PM, by ASTORRES1

    So my doctors appointment went fairly well. I need to get blood work and some xrays (CT of chest to make sure my cough is just that and not cance... Read more

  • Listening to my body

    2/2/2016 6:30:04 AM, by ASTORRES1

    Recently I have been suffering from nauseating headaches. That changes my appetite and my ability to exercise. I go with what my body allows for ... Read more

  • Already feeling the change

    1/24/2016 4:39:44 PM, by ASTORRES1

    I am thankful that I started tracking food and exercise. I am already feeling the change in my clothes and attitude. I love doing this journey wi... Read more

  • Trivia

    1/23/2016 10:52:28 AM, by ASTORRES1

    When I was deeply involved in Spark a few years ago I was great at trivia. Currently I am not so as my momma always said "practice makes perfect ... Read more

  • Mine set has been changed

    1/20/2016 12:26:04 PM, by ASTORRES1

    Funny how my husband and I have changed how we look at food, serving size and the healthy options since we are RESTARTED our journey. Daily we a... Read more

  • Again

    1/16/2016 7:45:53 PM, by ASTORRES1

    Again I gained my weight back Again I stopped exercing Again I can make excuses But this will be the Start of no more AGAINS POSITIVE THINKING... Read more

  • Again

    1/16/2016 7:35:17 PM, by ASTORRES1

    Again I gained my weight back Again I stopped exercing Again I can make excuses But this will be the Start of no more AGAINS POSITIVE THINKING... Read more

  • I'm back

    1/9/2016 11:20:50 AM, by LINEPAL

    Can't believe i'm back. I didn't do sparkpeople for 3 years! and i have to lose more weight for a shorter period of time...:( ... Read more

  • Surprise!!!!

    9/25/2015 4:14:45 AM, by MARCYNA

    Whren I wrote my last blog entry could not imagine I'd stay away all that long. I imagined my gastritis was back when, after many test, I found o... Read more

  • I Deserve Better

    7/25/2015 4:30:47 PM, by MMLIGHTHEART

    I eat because I'm anxious. No matter what I accomplish, I never believe it's good enough. I eat because I'm bored. I've done this for many ... Read more

  • Day 4- Just a Dirty Smuggler

    4/30/2015 5:28:57 AM, by CASSYCHAOS

    My work is celebrating May the Fourth this year ( working in a graphic design department allows me ample opportunity to "nerd out"). I've decided... Read more

  • Day 2- that's something, isn't it?

    4/27/2015 7:52:52 PM, by CASSYCHAOS

    Any reasonable person would say Day 2 is not that impressive. But I'm not a reasonable person. It is a feat for me to be committed for 2 days in ... Read more

  • Yet Another Day 1

    4/26/2015 1:29:26 PM, by CASSYCHAOS

    I don't know why, but I am perpetually breaking commitments to myself and then recommitting over and over again. I go all or nothing, but most of... Read more

  • What a season!

    4/12/2015 6:26:05 AM, by CARTERSG1

    Well...curling season has ended with a bang. My team and I won our club's All-American Bonspiel! It's my first win as a skip. We get pins and our... Read more

  • Spring cleaning

    3/31/2015 7:44:01 AM, by CARTERSG1

    It's that time of year. I am slowly working my way through the house - cleaning. Not just any clean but the kind of clean that used to be done by... Read more

  • Mondays

    3/30/2015 6:37:50 AM, by CARTERSG1

    Why do we hate Mondays? Mondays are an opportunity to start the work or school week again, set and make a modest goal, or maybe start a vacation.... Read more

  • Vision

    3/25/2015 6:41:10 AM, by CARTERSG1

    So - my eye doctor, who is terrific, was not happy with my blood pressure. It's bordering on hypertension. I have been under a lot of stress late... Read more

  • Hard reality

    3/22/2015 7:39:04 AM, by CARTERSG1

    I have been avoiding the scale. I don't see the scale as an end-all thing but as a tool to show progress. Well, I have packed on more weight. I a... Read more

  • One more day

    3/20/2015 7:08:29 AM, by CARTERSG1

    Tomorrow, I will have a teenager in my life. She will be...13. We've decided on her birthday celebration on Sunday about what to do. We are going... Read more

  • Bike riding

    3/17/2015 4:46:05 PM, by CARTERSG1

    Most people love the freedom of their cars and I do very much. But I love the freedom of my bike, too. I can ride it almost anytime except in the... Read more

  • League play

    3/12/2015 7:21:25 AM, by CARTERSG1

    Next week, four teams in my curling league will have to draw to the button to make a place in the playdowns for the second half of the season. Th... Read more

  • Better Sleep - Is that a Thing?

    3/4/2015 7:06:32 AM, by BBLUNDON

    Hi Sparkers.. For anyone that reads my blogs you might have noticed that I am struggling with high blood pressure, high blood sugar and some ch... Read more

  • Gardening

    3/3/2015 7:27:23 PM, by CARTERSG1

    My garden buried under two or three feet of snow plus snow from shoveling the driveway. It's sad. Last winter, I lost two big beautiful rosemary ... Read more

  • Daylight

    2/27/2015 7:14:33 AM, by CARTERSG1

    Isn't it amazing how the sun makes us feel? It is bitter cold this morning yet seeing the snow instead of clouds just makes me feel better. Of co... Read more

  • Surprise - it's snowing again.

    2/26/2015 11:25:32 AM, by CARTERSG1

    A few days ago, I wrote about snow fatigue. Today's quick burst of frigid whiteness was not awful but it still required the plows to clear and sa... Read more

  • Cats

    2/24/2015 8:01:46 AM, by CARTERSG1

    I am sitting here this morning, one of my cats (Comet) sitting on the chair arm. She is a little cat, about 1/3 of the size of her furry brothers... Read more

  • Snow fatigue

    2/23/2015 8:06:58 AM, by CARTERSG1

    Anyone who lives in the Midwest and New England has had enough of winter. We try our best to make light of it, laugh it off, and deal with it, bu... Read more

  • Blood work is the pits ...

    2/21/2015 11:00:26 AM, by BBLUNDON

    for those that stop by you know my doctor recently sent me for some tests as he thought my BP and blood sugar were creeping up.. plus i turn... Read more

  • 2015 USA Curling Nationals

    2/19/2015 9:09:34 PM, by CARTERSG1

    I have spent a mostly FRIGID, snowy week in Kalamazoo, Michigan as a volunteer official for the 2015 USA Curling Nationals. It has been an amazin... Read more

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