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  • Day 204: It Was Too Short

    7/23/2019 11:23:31 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo Da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein." (H. Jackson Brown Jr.) Hello, my lovely friends!!! Well, we just ... Read more

  • Appreciate what is in front of you

    7/23/2019 10:07:19 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Since our move my husband has been struggling with emotions. We made a huge lifestyle change which I am so happy about but for reasons he can't explain my husband is lost. He keeps looking for things to stress about. We removed financial stress from our lives by downsizing and buying a fixer uppe... Read more

  • Doing good

    7/23/2019 9:25:11 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Have a great Monday!

    7/22/2019 10:44:38 AM, by SPNGAL

    I know it's Monday again but it doesn't have to always be a downer, I always look at it as the beginning of another week to find more recipes, and set goals for myself, so that's why I made my weigh-in day on a Monday this time. Last time I was here on Spark I chose Saturday which was tough due to s... Read more

  • Make a change

    7/22/2019 8:37:21 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Day 203: Think Happy Thoughts (quotes)

    7/22/2019 3:13:39 AM, by DIVAGLOW

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  • Quiet relaxing Sunday!

    7/21/2019 3:31:26 PM, by SPNGAL

    Made a few recipes this weekend, got a lot of walking done on yesterday so I'm just doing basic things today, I always make sure I stretch everyday for at least 10 minutes and there is always some house cleaning to be done so there's that. This weekend has been relatively uneventful, expect fo... Read more

  • Day 202: Time Off

    7/21/2019 1:27:33 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours - it is an amazing journey - and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins." (Bob ... Read more

  • Having another heat wave breakfast! Berries, Ice, Vanilla whey powder!

    7/21/2019 12:09:25 PM, by NOELANCONTRALTO

    Having another heat wave breakfast! Berries, Ice, Vanilla whey powder! Cold veggie pizza for lunch and diner. Covers all the food groups! ... Read more

  • Saturday Walking & Weights 07/20/19)

    7/20/2019 11:57:19 PM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Saturday Weights & Walking: Today I did Body Beast Build Chest/Tris. Before I did my workout I did some walking. Also I made sure I had taken my Lemon Energize earlier & felt more centered & present during it. #energized #inthemoment #dailygrind #bodybeastbuild... Read more

  • Wednesday17th/Thursday18t
    h/Friday 19th Weights

    7/20/2019 7:06:49 PM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Wednesday/Thursday/Friday Weights: A productive & busy week. On Wednesday I did Body Beast Build Legs, Thursday was Body Beast Build Shoulders, then Friday I smashed Body Beast Build Back/Bis. I took my energize each day, I felt it really helped last night. God willing I go forward to smash goal... Read more

  • Well here's to another Saturday!!!

    7/20/2019 5:54:07 PM, by SPNGAL

    My uncle mentioned yesterday that SteinMart was having a sale today and we went to look around a bit today before we went grocery shopping. So I found a cute pair of white sandals, and saw some shorts that I liked so I grabbed a pair in my size and went to the dressing room and when I got them on th... Read more

  • Watch mooon landing in real time! NOW

    7/20/2019 5:17:08 PM, by NOELANCONTRALTO

    Watch moon landing in real time! NOW
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  • Day 201: Seven Years

    7/20/2019 3:04:33 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Ships don't sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don't let what's happening around you get inside you and weigh you down." (Author Unknown) Happy Weekend!!! Yesterday was a loooooong day! We went out to get groceries and some othe... Read more

  • Cafe Mocha smoothie for breakfast!

    7/20/2019 12:04:00 PM, by NOELANCONTRALTO

    My own frozen cafe mocha smoothie with coffee, small banana, peanut butter and TJ’s chocolate protein powder. Breakfast of the Gods during a heat wave! ... Read more

  • Day 200: Dropping In

    7/20/2019 12:03:24 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely." (Roy T. Bennett) Happy Weekend!!! Just dropping in quick. Sorry about no real blog today. We’ve been ... Read more

  • Happy Friday!

    7/19/2019 1:55:56 PM, by SPNGAL

    Today is a bit rough for me got 6 hours of sleep but not uninterrupted, food choices so far today could have been better, but I am getting some fruits and veggies in so plus. I can also fix things more tomorrow. Really tired today but I got a 30 minute walk in and some stretching in so there's that.... Read more

  • Dare

    7/19/2019 9:19:05 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Day 199: Thinking About Gifts

    7/18/2019 12:28:26 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Kindness is one of the greatest gifts you can bestow upon another. If someone is in need, lend them a helping hand. Do not wait for a thank you. True kindness lies within the act of giving without the expectation of something in return." (Katharine Hepburn) Hello, my lovely friends!!! ... Read more

  • Monday strength training, Tuesday running, Wednesday stroke, Thursday...

    7/18/2019 12:00:52 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Yesterday morning I wasn't feeling well, really off. After having a couple of really strong days of working out the best way to describe it was I felt weak, which is weird and not something I normally experience. I took a photo of myself to show my daughter my new hair cut and that's when I saw. ... Read more

  • Happy Thursday!!

    7/18/2019 11:12:17 AM, by SPNGAL

    Well another Thursday, another day of running errands and a Dr. appt. for my Nana. It's supposed to be another hot and humid day apparently the heat index is supposed to be about 108 and I'm already at 6 glasses of water, this may be a day that I need more since I'll be out and about most of the day... Read more

  • Teaches

    7/18/2019 9:55:42 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Day 198: Where’s the Snow???

    7/17/2019 8:22:33 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "No one rises above who he or she has been without first having fallen down. The best time -- in fact, the only time -- to make a real change in your life is in the moment of seeing the need for it. He who hesitates always gets lost in the hundred reasons why tomorrow is a better day to get st... Read more

  • I made it to the middle of another week!!

    7/17/2019 4:44:29 PM, by SPNGAL

    One of my small goals is to make it to the middle of the week and check in with myself. I know after looking at my nutrition tracker I need to start eating foods with more iron so I'm looking for iron rich foods and and for the most part I'm eating 1-2 fruits or veggies with every meal so that part ... Read more

  • Boundaries

    7/17/2019 8:37:59 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Writing rather than ordering delivery

    7/17/2019 8:03:34 AM, by GINGERALECA

    I need to write. Because if I don’t, I’ll order food delivery. I am not kidding, I might be rambling, but its better this than ordering food. I am not a therapist, but there is no denying that I feel low right now. I am upset, and tired, and don’t feel too well about not being able to stop mysel... Read more

  • Feeling awful

    7/17/2019 1:29:49 AM, by COOKIES450

    I have screwed up again. Ready to start on the diet again. I went through a very stressful time in the last few moonths and gained a lot of weight back not happy about any of it and hoping things will start going in the right direction. My life has changed drastically. New job, new way of doing thin... Read more

  • Lunch temptations

    7/16/2019 11:58:13 PM, by GINGERALECA

    I brought my lunch to work, but I had to go to the pharmacy during lunch time. There is a new Thai restaurant near it and I was very tempted to order a Pad Thai. I was very very tempted. But I didn’t. I feel pretty good about it. Ordering food and going to restaurant is my weakness. It very b... Read more

  • A good time to listen to my body

    7/16/2019 9:02:11 PM, by SWEETEMTB

    I've had an upset stomach for the past two days. I guess that's what I get indulging in ramen and a slice of pizza. I know that I should stay away from dairy but sometimes I do crave it. Sometimes I do give in. This time I was so unproductive that I've basically written these two items off my diet. ... Read more

  • Day 197: Hot Hot Hot

    7/16/2019 5:47:45 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumblebee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams." (Ashley Smith) Hello, my lovely friends!!! It is hot out there and tomorrow will b... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday!

    7/16/2019 5:23:03 PM, by SPNGAL

    Back to the grind of Dr. appts. and rushed mornings now matter how early I get up to start our day, something always throws a wrench in our morning routine lol. We just find away to work around it. I've got my Nana eating the same way I am which is good for her and this morning a shirt that sh... Read more

  • Morning run

    7/16/2019 1:43:36 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Morning runs always sound like a great idea at 2AM. "I'm going to get up in 2 hours and go for a run!" I said that yesterday but when 4AM came I grabbed the duvet, pulled it up to my neck, turned up the fan and decided that 2AM Tami is crazy. This morning I woke up at 4:15 the bi... Read more

  • Whole body

    7/16/2019 8:47:23 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Mornings are harder than afternoons

    7/15/2019 10:28:29 PM, by GINGERALECA

    I’m hungry in the morning. The afternoon and evening is often OK. If I calculate, there are more hours of ‘not eating’ between lunch and the evening meal, but it’s really the morning after breakfast that is hard for me. Around 10:30 until noon, I am really hungry and I need to find ways to distra... Read more

  • Update

    7/15/2019 2:48:54 PM, by WEWRTFO

    Wow almost a month since my last bog. Very short update will post longer blog in next day or two. But historic busy, over 200,000 activity steps this past week breaking the 150,000 mark Sep of 2017. 15k small squares put up, 70% done with 1st. Doing well with my nutrition weight holding in upp... Read more

  • Long journey forgotten

    7/15/2019 1:53:37 PM, by SWEETEMTB

    Some days are hard. I look in the mirror when I'm nude and am reminded about the amount of work I have to do on my body. I see the fat and saggy skin. Each day reminded that I probably won't be able to afford excess skin removal. It's hard when my SO tells me that my nakedness is beautiful. I fo... Read more

  • Weigh-in Day!!!

    7/15/2019 10:18:34 AM, by SPNGAL

    I'm on my way, I've lost another 3lbs. I know I'll start losing inches too but I won't know how many until the first of August. Something's changed this time around, not sure what and I really don't care. I just feel more motivated this time around. I'm enjoying all the recipes that I've tried... Read more

  • Future

    7/15/2019 9:05:25 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Day 196: Keep Smiling (quotes)

    7/15/2019 3:51:45 AM, by DIVAGLOW

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  • Day 195: Busy Busy BUsy

    7/14/2019 5:20:49 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    Hello, my lovely friends! Just dropping in for a quickie because we're cleaning and getting things ready for Cuinn on the weekend.... Read more

  • How bad do you want it?

    7/14/2019 3:14:37 PM, by SONYA2575

    When you really want something, you will focus 100% of your efforts to achieve it. Stop giving less than 100% to your goals.... Read more

  • Relaxing Sunday!

    7/14/2019 10:35:54 AM, by SPNGAL

    Using my new CrockPot today and boy does m house smell good! I don't have to be on my feet a lot to cook either, which is good because I was playing with the dogs yesterday and pulled a muscle in my right thigh, and boy does it hurt, but I'm working through it. A little tired today and woke up ... Read more

  • Happy Saturday!

    7/13/2019 1:34:02 PM, by SPNGAL

    Grocery shopping done, and uncle said i made some great healthy choices. My refrigerator and freezer are full of healthy choices and snacks and I finally going to use my new CrockPot tomorrow. Will walk the dogs again later this afternoon so right now I working on Spark points, meal planning, recipe... Read more

  • Day 194: A Busy Weekend

    7/13/2019 12:16:39 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Staying positive doesn't mean you have to be happy all the time. It means that even on hard days you know that there are better ones coming." (Author Unknown) Hello to the weekend!!! Our heatwave cooled down in the evening yesterday and it was nice. However, those hot ’90s are in th... Read more

  • New recipes

    7/12/2019 7:36:56 PM, by GINGERALECA

    It’s the food that will get me. I don’t think low impact exercises will be a problem right now. I can walk on my way to work, I can swim near by and I can do light cardio at home. For now at least. There will be some low motivation day, but I still need to walk to my transport. But its the food... Read more

  • I've accepted my fate for now.

    7/12/2019 7:23:21 PM, by SWEETEMTB

    It seems that I've made some really bad financial choices in the past that is keeping me from going to school and getting a job. So God is saying "not now because you need to fix these thing" Our family is so poor that I'm going to have to walk to whatever work I can find. So hopefully I can get a... Read more

  • Finally sitting in once place for a few days!!

    7/12/2019 3:48:58 PM, by SPNGAL

    No more Dr. appts. until Tuesday so I can finally sit (read: and do different forms of fitness routines other than walking) in one place. I can focus on the other forms of fitness I've been researching besides walking and climbing up and down my neighbor's stairs to take his dogs out, I can track my... Read more

  • Day 193: So So Happy

    7/12/2019 12:14:46 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "The best thing in life is to go ahead with all your plans and your dreams, to embrace life and to live everyday with passion, to lose and still keep the faith and to win while being grateful. All of this because the world belongs to those who dare to go after what they want. And because life ... Read more

  • Living

    7/12/2019 10:03:51 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Still on track

    7/12/2019 8:48:46 AM, by GINGERALECA

    Still on track. Yesterday I ate as usual but today was different. I had a breakfast and lunch at work organized for a workshop. I tried not to overindulge. But it was still food that had obviously a lot of oil and had only one dish of vegetable that was not very good. So tonight I didn’t eat a ... Read more

  • Day five, divide and conquer

    7/11/2019 11:55:09 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Day 5 of invasion of the grandchildren. We've accepted the new villagers into our home. Unaccustomed to their odd rituals and chaotic behaviour we took time to adjust to the new world. Mess, spills, noise, crying (mine mostly), whining and wining (again, me) have become the new normal. To... Read more

  • Better today than yesterday!

    7/11/2019 4:37:01 PM, by SPNGAL

    I feel better than I felt yesterday, things seem brighter today too. I guess it was a bump in the road and we've all had them before, but I won't quit I will Always Keep Fighting, it's not in me to give up not really. There are days however I want to throw in the towel and give up, but I have that s... Read more

  • July 11th, 2019: Vacation Pictures

    7/11/2019 2:30:18 PM, by _SHERRY_

    My beau and I took a road trip from Michigan to Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada last week. It was such a gorgeous trip. Most of it was along Lake Superior. We crossed over the Mackinac Bridge right at sunrise. The drive through Canada was filled with thick, dense forest and trees for mile... Read more

  • Day 192: Getting Things Done

    7/11/2019 11:26:09 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Forgive the past. It is over. Learn from it and let go. People are constantly changing and growing. Do not cling to a limited, disconnected, negative image of a person in the past. See that person now. Your relationship is always alive and changing." (Brian Weiss) Hello, my lovely friend... Read more

  • Frustrated but relieved

    7/11/2019 9:38:40 AM, by WYTRIX

    Last week I blogged about having issues with dizziness, ankle swelling, weight gain and struggle breathing when walking the stairs I walk every day. I emailed my doctor of my thoughts that the new Thyroid meds could be the culprit of all my issues, per, and he did not feel the same. Everyo... Read more

  • Life

    7/11/2019 8:33:22 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Day 50 Week 8

    7/10/2019 10:24:24 PM, by CLARI6457

    Well here I am again. It’s been a minute. Went for my weekly weigh in missed last week and a week & half of going to the gym. 😮 I had twisted my ankle & then have a pain in the gluteus medial. But I did lose 4 pounds so yay!! Total of 20 down. I’m excited just gotta keep moving forward and not back... Read more

  • 10 KM in and rebuilding my run

    7/10/2019 6:23:31 PM, by TIKITAMI

    I started my 160 KM challenge a few days ago and it's off to a slow start. It's been over a year since I was a dedicated runner, I let life just get in the way. There were a ton of excuses but all of them pretty weak, even if I pile them on top of each other. I headed out on the first day and tho... Read more

  • Struggling a bit today

    7/10/2019 10:56:45 AM, by SPNGAL

    Though I maybe struggling I am still smiling! I have to keep going it's going to make me better and stronger in the long run! So I'm going to #AKF, find a way to make it through the day! Going to hit my bag of tricks, like listening to music, watching funny videos. Tomorrow is another day! 386... Read more

  • Day 191: Baking Ideas

    7/10/2019 10:08:27 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Sometimes you don't even realize you're blocking your own blessings by holding onto the past or thinking negatively. Start letting go." (Author Unknown) Hello, my lovely friends!!! Baking for the holidays is something I really need to plan out. I normally make the same thing every y... Read more

  • July 10th, 2019: THAT SWITCH IN MY BRAIN

    7/10/2019 10:02:37 AM, by _SHERRY_

    Today's blog was supposed to be about how wonderful my vacation was. And it WAS! And I will post about that and the wonderful pictures that I took. But something has been weighing more heavily on my mind and I'm not sure how to fix it - so I will at least talk about it. Every morning I wake... Read more

  • Learning

    7/10/2019 8:58:47 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Working too much! Suggestions?

    7/9/2019 9:17:56 PM, by CWILSON88

    Lately, I have been working through lunch, not taking breaks and racking in 11 or more hours a day. I also worked the last two Saturdays too. I have a long way to go before I get caught up. I am hoping this is temporary. I need to get in activity/exercise and find a way to suppress stress in shor... Read more

  • The hazards of walking

    7/9/2019 7:38:27 PM, by GINGERALECA

    I fell. I decided to walk briskly to the next station instead of waiting at the nearest one. I felt pretty good about my decision. I did not run, nor was it is a ‘power walk’, but it was a quick pace. I walked past 2 guys and then, I don’t know how exactly it happened, but I side stepped, and fe... Read more

  • Trying to stay positive.

    7/9/2019 6:23:52 PM, by SWEETEMTB

    I told my SO that working under the table was going to end up biting him in the ass. So much so that his boss now owes him 400.00. So we are unable to go anywhere on his one day off. I'm just angry because I was looking forward to going back to school in August. That money was also to be used for p... Read more

  • Getting Better

    7/9/2019 4:23:21 PM, by BECCA044

    I recently admitted to my doctor...and to myself...that I am struggling with binge eating. And no, for those of you who think that means I throw up to lose weight, that's uncontrollable eating until you are so full that you make yourself sick. I have been seeing my doctor every couple months or so d... Read more

  • Day 190: Can I Do This???

    7/9/2019 12:02:48 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over." )F. Scott Fitzgerald) Hello, my lovely friends! Christmas in July, what was I thinking? I love... Read more

  • On the go and feeling strong!

    7/9/2019 11:24:32 AM, by SPNGAL

    On the go today, another appt. for Nana, and then errands. When I get home I have to take the neighbor's dogs for a walk. I always bring lunch or healthy and nutritional snacks with me everywhere I go now. My Nana used to laugh at me until she realized how serious I am taking everything. Hope your T... Read more

  • Nobody

    7/9/2019 9:49:24 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • Restarted my journey!

    7/9/2019 1:42:04 AM, by JAYMELM7

    This is actually a restart of my journey. I am a month into it. June 9, 2019 is my new starting date. I didn't do good last year. I mean, well, I guess I did something, because I'm 10 pounds lighter. But that's only 10 pounds in a year. That's not good!! I had life throw me some curve balls these la... Read more

  • A Monday Blog!

    7/8/2019 11:42:43 PM, by JAMILBENSON1979

    I had a very nice relaxing weekend. I didn't worry about what was happening at work, worrying about if things were getting done. I just relaxed and got some homework done. It was really great! I didn't have a perfect weekend with calories and you know what, that's OK. I tracked every single bi... Read more

  • One more day

    7/8/2019 6:29:57 PM, by GINGERALECA

    Well, let’s face it, I felt hungry in the morning. Around 11am, I was really hungry and I didn’t want to eat my one snack. I was also hungry when I arrived home in the evening, but since it was nearly 8pm, I had a good reason. I drank a lot of water, more than 8 glasses. Which is a good way to m... Read more

  • Step

    7/8/2019 10:09:22 AM, by SUZCRZR

    Don’t be afraid to take a big can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps. David Lloyd George... Read more

  • Feeling Accomplished!!

    7/8/2019 9:27:45 AM, by SPNGAL

    I had my 2nd weigh in today and I'm down 5lbs! I know it's the water that I've been drinking and I'm alright with that cause I know the first week you always lose the most, I look at it as an incentive to keep moving forward! I'm happy either way! This is going to be a very good day. Now I just keep... Read more

  • Day 189: Christmas in July (quotes)

    7/8/2019 3:29:09 AM, by DIVAGLOW

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  • Day 188: Lazy Lazy Sunday

    7/7/2019 9:04:20 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can." (Neil Gaiman) Hello, my lovely friends! After a busy Saturday, it was nice to sleep in. The funny thing ... Read more

  • 2nd day

    7/7/2019 6:34:53 PM, by GINGERALECA

    OK, so the second day started with some bad and some good feelings. I calculated the calories for the bread I made yesterday and decided to divide each loaf into 8 parts. That means that in a week I only need one loaf, not two as I usually do and eat. The portions of bread are very very small. Wh... Read more

  • Feeling Strong!!!

    7/7/2019 2:11:03 PM, by SPNGAL

    Woke up feeling weak which made me feel stronger, because I am fighting for the life I want. One that is healthy and happy and makes me feel stronger in who I am. I am learning to love who I am a bit more every day. I know i'm a work in progress and I hope I always will be, because every day I find ... Read more

  • Let the summer begin!

    7/7/2019 11:13:10 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Summers are always crazy and this year we've added a couple of new levels of craziness. The cookie business continues to grow and this year I decided to make a big step. We've moved from mainly doing farmers markets to focusing on festivals. This will allow me to work less market days and free up... Read more

  • Breakfast

    7/6/2019 9:00:22 PM, by GINGERALECA

    Well hell... This is my first breakfast back on track and it tastes horrible. It’s my fault though. I like smoothies in the morning, so yesterday when I went to the grocery store, I got me some frozen fruits. I usually put in my smoothies frozen fruits, Greek yogurt, a glass of milk and some raw ... Read more

  • Day 187: Christmas in July

    7/6/2019 7:48:40 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "I hope there are days when your coffee tastes like magic, your playlist makes you dance, strangers make you smile, and the night sky touches your soul. I hope there are days when you fall in love with being alive." (Brooke Hampton) Happy Weekend!!! You read the title right, I’m havi... Read more

  • 10 years later

    7/6/2019 2:39:14 PM, by GINGERALECA

    Yep, I was a member 10 years ago or there about . I gave up then and here I am now. Fat, lazy, in bad shape, premenopausal and at the lowest psychologically I have been in a while. Well maybe that is not true, I worked with a therapist for a few years to help with my anxiety. I feel much better n... Read more

  • Starting 5% challenge today! iPhone help pls

    7/6/2019 9:50:53 AM, by NOELANCONTRALTO

    I’m excited and a little overwhelmed because I can’t seem to get this parts of this site work function on the iPhone. It makes it very, very frustrating. For example I can’t find even if I go into a browser where to post my status and it won’t except my password even though I’ve changed several ti... Read more

  • Happy Saturday!

    7/6/2019 9:28:38 AM, by SPNGAL

    Woke up in a great mood, looking forward to the day! I'm nervous excited for my first weigh in day on Monday, I know I've been working hard and even with a week I am feeling better not only physically but mentally as well. Keeping a journal helps a lot too. I thought I would be writing everyday thou... Read more

  • Making a change

    7/5/2019 7:20:06 PM, by SPNGAL

    I think I'm going to look at taking half the serving size of things because even with the calories I've burned which is around 350, I am having a hard time eating some of the meals and snacks I need to get all the calories I need during the day. Any advice would be helpful since I don't want to feel... Read more

  • Life

    7/5/2019 11:36:36 AM, by SUZCRZR

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  • July 5th, 2019: Thunder Bay

    7/5/2019 9:47:04 AM, by _SHERRY_

    Just a quick hello since my beau and i are on vacation! I'm 2 days binge free and have actually stayed on plan so far. I am sure I'll indulge at a nice restaurant tonight but I'm keeping things healthy. We have a lot of activity planned for today and tomorrow. We just walked in the beach yesterda... Read more

  • Day 186: A Little Too Close

    7/5/2019 3:41:28 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Ships don't sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don't let what's happening around you get inside you and weigh you down." (Author Unknown) Hello, my lovely friends!!! It was a loud 4th of July in our neighborhood. As so many of y... Read more

  • Happy 4th of July

    7/4/2019 3:16:29 PM, by SPNGAL

    Just a quick one today to wish everyone a Happy 4th of July!!! To those watching or setting off fireworks have fun and be safe and sane!!! Oh remember to give your pets extra belly rubs tonight since they get freaked out!!! 232 283... Read more

  • Back again :-/

    7/4/2019 3:05:30 PM, by JAMILBENSON1979

    I keep having to do this and as much as I enjoy Sparkpeople, I wish I could lose this stupid weight! No matter what, I'm back here at it for what I hope is my final try. My life is SOOOOO much better than it was then. I feel, and so do all my friends and family, that I am really in a place to do it ... Read more

  • Maybe it's school time

    7/4/2019 9:26:21 AM, by SWEETEMTB

    I've been looking for all types of jobs in the past two years. Some jobs I get voted out of due to transportation issues but most of the time it's because I'm 275 lbs over weight. Sometimes I think that the universe is telling me that the reason I'm not getting a job is because it's time for me to... Read more

  • Day 185: Happy 4th of July (quotes)

    7/4/2019 2:22:12 AM, by DIVAGLOW

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  • Sunday to Wednesday

    7/3/2019 8:20:57 PM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Sunday-Wednesday Stretching & Cardio: Ok let’s be real, life is crazy, people can be crazy & stuff in general can be crazy so we each have to make time for healthy habits. Sunday - my workout was Nursery. Monday - Walking, Tuesday - Stretching, especially for lower Back & leg workout with 3 differe... Read more

  • Middle of the first week after weigh in!

    7/3/2019 1:03:18 PM, by SPNGAL

    I've been tracking everything besides my nutrition since last Wednesday but didn't weigh in until Monday since I wanted an accurate count! So with the fitness I've been doing even just if I just do 10 minutes, I'm feeling good and strong, not drained like when I started and I've been going to bed no... Read more

  • Day 184: Hello July (goals)

    7/3/2019 11:36:45 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world." (Lao ... Read more

  • A little bummed

    7/3/2019 9:03:52 AM, by WYTRIX

    So I did my weigh in today and I have gained weight rather than lose it. I am thinking it is either the Thyroid meds (new to the lifestyle and at the lowest dose) or the new medication (Janumet) for my diabetes (was just taking metformin and farxiga), either way, something isn't right. I have been o... Read more

  • Tired but happy!

    7/2/2019 9:42:21 PM, by SPNGAL

    Long day, was up early as Nana had a neuropathy appt. for her feet today, but I did get to use the new sandwich/snack box and filled it with healthy choices and even brought crackers and peanut butter or crackers with cheese which ever we chose if we needed them which Nana did but I was still full f... Read more

  • Day 183: Just Sitting Around

    7/2/2019 5:12:50 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it." (Maya Angelou) Hello, my lovely friends! Tomorrow we’ll going to see my Dad. My Mom has been talking about him and when she starts missing and crying more about him it’s time to go see him. We’re also going t... Read more

  • Irritations and motivations!

    7/1/2019 4:02:49 PM, by SPNGAL

    So I went shopping today got everything I wanted for the Fourth of July dessert and some bean dip which I'm going to add a little salsa to, but on the way out to the parking lot I was heading to the car to go home and somebody decided to just back out of their parking space and not even look, it's a... Read more

  • Passion

    7/1/2019 8:29:32 AM, by SUZCRZR

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