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  • A Shift in Perspective

    5/18/2018 8:36:55 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    For a lot of today, all I could focus on was how much my legs hurt today. The weather could be a factor, as we have been getting a lot of rain la... Read more

  • There's Something Happening Here

    5/17/2018 2:08:46 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    There is something happening. I am changing. I fell into a vat of acceptance in my life and just let the status quo be good enough. The status qu... Read more

  • Rough month

    5/5/2018 10:10:47 PM, by MRSTUGGY

    Well it's been a rough month for the family but starting to look up. I have to get back to my goals. Going to start tomorrow with my work outs in... Read more

  • Change is Painful

    5/3/2018 5:06:41 PM, by GRIMPEAR

    Accepting that I need to get healthier is harder than the actual exercise and healthier eating habits. Self sabbotage is the enemy. ... Read more

  • Starting today no excuses.

    4/15/2018 10:00:52 AM, by MRSTUGGY

    So I decided to start a no excuse journey. I will be keeping track of my food and exercise even when I don't feel it. No matter how much or ha... Read more

  • Weighed in

    4/10/2018 8:35:40 PM, by MRSTUGGY

    So when I was going through my stomach issues I didn't like the weight I saw on the scale. So of course I started watching what I eat. I have be... Read more

  • What a couple days!!

    3/30/2018 9:24:05 PM, by MRSTUGGY

    So yesterday was kinda busy. Husband , daughter and I went to this amazing campground. It's like a time share thing if we could afford it we woul... Read more

  • Big Day

    3/27/2018 5:04:14 AM, by MRSTUGGY

    Good morning all hope your day was good yesterday. So I finally have a job interview for another rehab facility. The only reason I'm going is the... Read more

  • I've got this

    3/23/2018 7:00:29 PM, by MRSTUGGY

    So i keep telling myself I just need to cut out most of the sugar I put in my body. About a month ago I had really bad stomach issues. Went to th... Read more

  • Things have got to change.

    3/19/2018 9:21:52 PM, by MRSTUGGY

    My husband and I keep saying we have to change what we eat. So for the last couple if weeks when we go to the store we don't get crap. We are eat... Read more

  • Once again it's been awhile.

    3/18/2018 10:04:58 PM, by MRSTUGGY

    Well as usual I'm trying this again. This time I stopped because I was having problems with my knee and gave up. Now I have been having problems ... Read more

  • 10 Characteristics of a Determined Person #4

    2/13/2018 6:01:58 AM, by BELLAMEMAW

    4. A determined person does not make excuses and is convicted when they do. I am in control of my own thoughts and actions. I will hold mys... Read more

  • 10 Characteristics of a Determined Person #3

    2/12/2018 6:20:58 PM, by BELLAMEMAW

    3. A determined person goes after what they want and they understand that surviving is not enough; existing is not who they are, but thriving is ... Read more

  • 10 Characteristics of a Determined Person #2

    2/11/2018 6:54:01 AM, by BELLAMEMAW

    2. A determined person understands that when they fall, they MUST get back up to continue their journey. IF I slip up on my weight loss jour... Read more

  • 10 Characteristics of a Determined Person #1

    2/10/2018 8:11:42 AM, by BELLAMEMAW

    1. A determined person never gives up, no matter what. I will put behind me all the times I tried and didn't make it and use every one of ... Read more

  • one step ahead

    1/7/2018 7:58:10 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    My health coach (a perk from work) encouraged me to have 1 vegetable at lunch and one at dinner to help me to kickstart myself to eating more veg... Read more

  • Alphabet City

    1/4/2018 12:16:02 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    A lot of my friends are posting what their "word" is for 2018. I chose one also: Miracles - but upon further introspection, I don't want just one... Read more

  • No Time Like the Present

    12/29/2017 3:33:24 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Hello Sparks, I've been away from here for a while, but many of you have been in my thoughts. I am taking stock of myself and see what I nee... Read more

  • Do you like yourself??

    12/27/2017 6:58:58 PM, by BELLAMEMAW

    I was raised by a Mother who told me time after time "girls that love themselves are conceited". I, therefore, always equated loving myself to s... Read more

  • Awesomeness

    12/16/2017 7:33:40 AM, by BELLAMEMAW

    Who doesn't feel better from some puppy love??? Have a great day, Bella Read more

  • Dear God

    12/15/2017 6:02:28 AM, by BELLAMEMAW

    Thank you for another day on Earth Thank you for my paycheck Thank you for the warm house I woke up in Thank you for the car that will get ... Read more

  • Do you care what others think about you???

    12/14/2017 6:33:17 PM, by BELLAMEMAW

    Hmmmm, I had to stop and really think about this. I care what the people I love and respect think about me to a degree. I truly don't car... Read more

  • What makes you happy???

    12/13/2017 8:53:50 PM, by BELLAMEMAW

    For me, personally..... My kids my grandkids my husband My spiritual journey candles a clean car photography balloons fresh ... Read more

  • Happy Birthday to me

    12/12/2017 7:29:34 PM, by BELLAMEMAW

    If I'm coming across as self-promoting, please forgive me. I'm sincerely happy to be celebrating another birthday. I've had a lovely year and G... Read more

  • Question on Spark Premium

    9/9/2017 7:51:06 AM, by BELLAMEMAW

    I am considering getting Spark Premium to do away with the ads. To those fo you that have it: Is it worth it and does this translate to the sma... Read more

  • One Day at a time

    8/6/2017 7:32:15 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Gearing up - ready for the week ahead. I have food I can take to work. I have weaned myself off of stopping to Dunkin Donuts every day, and my fi... Read more

  • Making changes and getting payoffs

    8/5/2017 5:41:40 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    On my "authorized" (set by me) weigh-in day, I had a ready mindset. Good, bad or indifferent, show me scale, how this week's eating has panned ou... Read more

  • It was calling me

    8/2/2017 9:26:02 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Sometimes, you just have to give in. I tried to steer clear, but my mind was made up --- and I could not deter that intense feeling that told me ... Read more

  • If not me, then who? If not now, then when?:

    8/1/2017 10:33:04 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I have a new mantra on repeat. Give it all you got. That boils down what I need to do to be successful - not just at weight loss, or health... Read more

  • Reset the Baseline

    7/29/2017 10:50:33 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    It's been months since I weighed in. Can't remember what it was even. Recently bought a new scale, and decided I will weigh in on Saturday mornin... Read more

  • Fat sucks (not me)

    7/26/2017 10:40:16 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Being fat sucks. No surprise. But, I am working on eating less carbs, and eating cleaner food. I ate what felt like a lot of food today, But a lo... Read more

  • The Re-boot

    7/21/2017 12:22:46 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    I slept well last night. I had mostly uninterrupted sleep minus a massive leg cramp that I am attributing to eating too large a banana. Bananas h... Read more

  • Mid Week Update

    7/19/2017 6:36:18 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I had a couple of so so days at home. Not depressed, but a bit of malaise - it's hot as hades in the house (the ac is broken except in the bedroo... Read more

  • Dinner Out

    7/15/2017 10:03:38 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Hubby and I went out for dinner tonight - Mexican - the food was freshly prepared and delicious, except they unexpectedly covered it in sour crea... Read more

  • Happy Friday

    7/14/2017 7:57:28 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Yesterday, our power was out after strong storms, which prevented me from logging in. Luckily, it came back in a few hours. I have to wait until ... Read more

  • Pushing towards my goals

    7/12/2017 11:27:27 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I am going head first. I lost the will for a while there, but I feel myself being back on track. Glad I came back to SP. Glad I am meal prepping.... Read more

  • Knock Knock

    7/11/2017 9:56:28 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Who is it? Oh I know who it is, it is my boss at the door. He got locked out of the office with the automatic locking system. There were still 3 ... Read more

  • Forward March

    7/10/2017 11:08:30 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Today, I made through 2300 steps without my cane. I am feeling better, and getting off to a better start when I get up out of a chair, I do feel ... Read more

  • On my way to meal prep

    7/9/2017 9:55:32 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I am a believer in meal prep. I watch my husband do it every week. I am not a huge fan of what he likes, and vice versa, but it is impressive how... Read more

  • It Happened in the Bread Aisle

    7/8/2017 11:39:34 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    We went to the grocery store on Saturday evening. I had a painful day and felt like i could barely walk without my cane (minor setback), so I opt... Read more

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