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  • Wednesday Thursday

    11/21/2019 9:05:29 AM, by RO2BENT

    Another busy evening still hanging in at work... Read more

  • Okay, so routine change!

    11/20/2019 7:54:23 PM, by MAYBEMIDLIFE20

    So I have realized that I need to change up my routine a tiny bit... because apparently I'm not super-woman... yet... it'll happen... give it time! Today I had to take a rest day because my lower body routine plus cardio left me really sore from yesterday. My thighs are killing me... and well... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    11/20/2019 9:34:28 AM, by RO2BENT

    Hanging in there every day, not feeling 100% but helping with homework and chores... nonetheless ... Read more

  • Today workout

    11/20/2019 8:01:12 AM, by ALOVEBEAM

    30min elliptical 15min sauna... Read more

  • What can I eat today

    11/20/2019 7:51:17 AM, by ALOVEBEAM

    Trying to keep carbs under 30 Based on groceries I have Tea Blackseed Multivitami
    n First meal 12pm Oats berries hemp Yogurt walnuts Salmon..salad Smooth
    ie Last meal 8pm Soup... Read more

  • Day 2

    11/19/2019 7:31:00 PM, by ALOVEBEAM

    Did not prep Ate Sandwich Nuts Seawe
    ed snacks 32oz water with lemon 2 friend chicken Mash potatoes Corn bread Sweet potatoes... Read more

  • The answer to the Universe... is 47

    11/19/2019 1:43:58 PM, by MAYBEMIDLIFE20

    Okay, now if you are reading this, it might be because you are thinking, "no, the answer to life, the universe, and everything is 42!" And let me assure you, I love Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy too, and so on most days I would of course agree! However, for today, believe me, it's 47. You s... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    11/19/2019 9:09:44 AM, by RO2BENT

    Busy evening with homework, was sleepy all day ... Read more

  • Day 1 - failure

    11/19/2019 7:38:45 AM, by ALOVEBEAM

    I had a great plan but failed to prep my meals so I failed!!! Exercise ..no car so I was too cold to walk... Read more

  • Eye of the Tiger

    11/18/2019 2:24:36 PM, by MAYBEMIDLIFE20

    Today was my first strength training day, and I survived! I did an upper body routine and although I don't see the difference yet (apparently results aren't instant, who'd had thunk?) I felt the difference. When I say I felt the difference, I don't just mean physically either (although I'm sur... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    11/18/2019 9:09:15 AM, by RO2BENT

    Full day, decorated for Christmas in advance of my older brother staying with us over Thanksgiving ... Read more

  • Meal prep - please share ideas

    11/17/2019 7:50:31 PM, by ALOVEBEAM

    Gym 45min cardio Spice detox tea Vitamins Meal 1 12pm Baked chicken thigh, sweet potato and broccoli Okra pepsin Meal 2 Omelet Eggs spinach Okra pepsin Meal 3 Taco salad Lettuce tomato red onion ground beef Oka pepsin Snacks Apple pb Boiled egg Yogurt with jelly Smoothie - 1 cup milk, protei... Read more

  • Hey Scale, wrong way!

    11/17/2019 10:57:56 AM, by MAYBEMIDLIFE20

    This morning my scale was broken... although it meant to say that I had lost 1.5 lbs, instead it said I had gained it. So I gave it a good talking to, negotiated with it, and even tried to offer it a bribe. However, it told me that the fact that I had cookies on hand to bribe it with was probably on... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    11/17/2019 10:45:45 AM, by RO2BENT

    Some house chores and managed to get grocery shopping in between running kids around ... Read more

  • So small

    11/17/2019 8:03:03 AM, by STARMONICA

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  • Friday Saturday

    11/16/2019 10:54:26 AM, by RO2BENT

    Full evening, saw JoJo Rabbit, up late with theatre. Jog this AM, some chores, dinner theatre this evening.... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    11/15/2019 12:03:33 PM, by RO2BENT

    Looking forward to the weekend!... Read more

  • The Plan

    11/15/2019 10:47:45 AM, by MAYBEMIDLIFE20

    I know that I'm not getting anywhere on this journey without a plan. So yesterday I sat down and created one! It is my new GPS - Getting Planned (with) Spark! So first part of my plan is to make sure that every meal contains one fruit or vegetable. I will also track what I eat (I was doing that... Read more

  • Food plan for today

    11/15/2019 8:29:46 AM, by ALOVEBEAM

    Detox tea and multivitamins First meal at 12 Vitamins Qunioa hamburger bowl Smoothie Apple pb Vitamins Dinner Last meal 8pm... Read more

  • Got in my workout

    11/15/2019 8:15:31 AM, by ALOVEBEAM

    I try to be out the gym at 830am but ran late so i did 30min cardio and 15min sauna... Read more

  • You wouldn't sniff toxic fumes... would you?

    11/14/2019 3:54:17 PM, by MAYBEMIDLIFE20

    I got to thinking today, why do we allow toxic things in? Why do we allow stuff to happen to us that we know is not good?!? If I had a barrel in front of me and I told someone, "if you open the barrel and smell what is inside, then it will destroy your life" Would they take a sniff? No, probably no... Read more

  • Its my fault im fat

    11/14/2019 7:34:41 AM, by ALOVEBEAM

    Why complain about something you fail to change!!... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    11/14/2019 5:37:04 AM, by RO2BENT

    Family night so no homework and kids played out in the snow and we put up the Christmas tree but not decorated yet. Back to normal this evening... Read more

  • I Want to Be Healthy and Feel Super Comfortable in My Own Skin Again!

    11/13/2019 12:43:35 PM, by MELISSASHARRAH

    I have been feeling down and not well lately. I want to get back at it and track my food. Last time I did, one of my best friends (who is overweight) made fun of me for tracking and it bothered me so much that I became more sporadic and eventually stopped watching what I ate, It changed the landscap... Read more

  • Snowy day

    11/13/2019 12:28:11 PM, by ALICESL

    Even though it’s 17 degrees this morning and snowy, somehow had the motivation to get moving! Treadmill and bow flex are my friends.... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    11/13/2019 9:11:08 AM, by RO2BENT

    Relatively easy evening yesterday, no plans or homework this evening!... Read more

  • How do I deal with being Inside-Out?

    11/12/2019 8:35:38 PM, by MAYBEMIDLIFE20

    Have you ever watched Inside-Out? Personally, I love that movie. And because my son and I have it on our regular "watch" rotation, I was thinking about it today. If you don't know the movie, there are five main emotions living in everyone's head: Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger, and Disgust. And lately, I... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    11/12/2019 9:12:01 AM, by RO2BENT

    House chores on my day off yesterday. Back to work!... Read more

  • Bike complete!!

    11/11/2019 4:30:00 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    So glad to be getting the bike in!!... Read more

  • Bike complete!!

    11/11/2019 4:30:00 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    So glad to be getting the bike in!!... Read more

  • Express Myself

    11/11/2019 12:53:24 PM, by MAYBEMIDLIFE20

    My 21 day challenge today is to "Express Yourself" First, may I just say, thank you to Spark because now I have that song in my mind, unfortunately the only words I know to it are "Express Yourself" on repeat. I feel it's more due to TV commercials than it is to actually knowing the song though... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    11/11/2019 12:10:40 PM, by RO2BENT

    As if I weren't going to be sore enough from cardio kickboxing Saturday, we bought a new knock-down storage cabinet for the basement which required loading, unloading, and getting into the basement. Also wrestled a different fully assembled cabinet to the basement in preparation for kitchen remodel.... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    11/10/2019 9:04:25 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy day, exercise, shopping, chores... Read more

  • What a day!!

    11/9/2019 5:57:59 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    Went to Walmart with the family. We laughed and enjoyed each other’s company. ... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    11/9/2019 2:26:17 PM, by RO2BENT

    Easy work day and evening. Lots of sleep, cardio kickboxing, and shopping ... Read more

  • On to the Winter Months

    11/8/2019 2:02:10 PM, by COONSY

    After my "mind shift" this summer, I got on the train to make things happen. I started getting my workouts in, and started getting back to tracking my eating. It's been a few months now, and my fitness has taken leaps and bounds (obviously still has a long ways to go though), and my weight has start... Read more

  • Today

    11/8/2019 1:15:47 PM, by CHULA1364

    Today I have decided it is time to make healthier choices for myself and my family. Sometimes I get discourage from cooking dinner because it gets late fast now days. I get off at 5pm and most of the time I forget to take anything out for dinner. Today I have decided to sit down and plan out all din... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    11/8/2019 10:27:32 AM, by RO2BENT

    Almost no homework for the kids yesterday, took middle to bass lesson, and a jog (sticking with 10 minutes). Looking forward to more sleep!... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    11/7/2019 9:22:19 AM, by RO2BENT

    So tired, but homework going well. A little rough around the edges for other stuff but well enough. Guiding the kids is difficult ... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    11/6/2019 9:10:53 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy evenings continue. Still don’t feel normal but getting back to regular exercise ... Read more

  • Great workout!!

    11/5/2019 8:25:53 PM, by S_MHANCOCK

    So glad to be back at the gym today!! Praise God above.... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    11/5/2019 9:14:54 AM, by RO2BENT

    A bit of running around yesterday evening, homework not bad. Not 100% today maybe not good enough sleep.... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    11/4/2019 9:33:20 AM, by RO2BENT

    Leaves yesterday along with the usual salad prep for the week. After picking up little ones from my moms.... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    11/3/2019 11:17:54 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy weekend getting a few chores done and QT with family ... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    11/2/2019 1:35:05 PM, by RO2BENT

    Easy times lately!... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    11/1/2019 9:15:45 AM, by RO2BENT

    Cold and windy trick or treat last night, kids ended early.... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    10/31/2019 9:09:58 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy evening with homework but a lot of running around with momma busy.... Read more

  • Starting out again!

    10/30/2019 6:51:18 PM, by GLO_TOWN

    After a long break from SparkPeople, I’m coming back for accountability and motivation! I’ve been using a bunch of different resources that have been helpful: Taste for Truth Bible Study, “I Deserve a Donut” app and Barb Raveling’s Taste for Truth podcasts. Also have been trying to stay on Trim Heal... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    10/30/2019 8:03:44 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy homework evening even with bass lesson. Hoping for same this evening then trick or treat Thursday!... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    10/29/2019 9:53:24 AM, by RO2BENT

    Youngest had a rough evening being tired and not enough lunch... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    10/28/2019 9:09:37 AM, by RO2BENT

    Full day yesterday CP, NOYO concert, dinner out. Back to work!... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    10/27/2019 12:44:16 PM, by RO2BENT

    Busy with running back and forth to Cedar Point and trying to clean up clutter piles... Read more

  • What are you looking for?

    10/27/2019 9:15:43 AM, by STARMONICA

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  • Friday Saturday

    10/26/2019 2:10:19 PM, by RO2BENT

    Another late evening and up to drive to CP. Halloween party this evening ... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    10/25/2019 9:25:27 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy evening, emptied two pumpkins ready for carving. Working volunteer at Halloween walk this evening.... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    10/24/2019 10:58:20 AM, by RO2BENT

    Not much homework yesterday evening so had some outside time! Low on energy/ mental faculty today.... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    10/23/2019 9:09:52 AM, by RO2BENT

    Still another busy evening but momma is back from her trip now. Looking forward to more relaxed evenings... Read more

  • Back to square one

    10/22/2019 7:12:56 PM, by SHIRNEST

    I can't believe I'm back to where I started. I'm working out again. I'm working on the diet. I'm hopeful once i reach my goal it will be the last time I'll be here a square 1.... Read more