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  • no i dont want fries with that

    6/21/2018 6:03:40 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    Going to be a very busy day, and what do I do....? wake up at 230 am and cant go back to sleep!! 102 so. I am up, having my coffee, and bulletproof coffee at that. going to do an hour on the dreadmill, shower and off to the eye doc, hair salon, then groceries. i am going to be late getting h... Read more

  • 6-20-18

    6/21/2018 1:51:42 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I didn't get up this morning until after noon. This was in part, I think, for getting up early yesterday. Summer really messes up my sleep patterns. Still. it has been good sleeping weather. Got caught up with my book reviews. There is one book I am almost finished with, but I started two today and ... Read more

  • Sinus headache today all day!

    6/21/2018 12:18:00 AM, by XNANNY

    From the time I woke up til now my head has been aching. I took my meds that usually work on this kind of thing, but not working today! I think it might have been the rain making it so bad! 527 102 27... Read more

  • Finally met my steps goal for first time since my back injury.

    6/20/2018 10:23:09 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    I used to get in 2 mile walks, not a problem but today for the first time I was over my daily 6,000 steps goal. Now I know for many of you that is not much but remember I am 70 yrs. old and I had a L4/L5 vertebra fracture in early January and unable to walk at all. In March I could walk only 200-30... Read more

  • Interesting Doctors Visit

    6/20/2018 10:13:46 PM, by CALAMITIE

    No more of the sleeping pills that don't work but a new drug to help with the restless legs. We've tried this one before and it worked for a couple of months so we're giving it another go. She also gave me back my Xanax so when those empty lonely worthless feelings hit I have a backup to just gett... Read more

  • Day 30/ Reasons Why

    6/20/2018 9:11:10 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Tomorrow is my official weigh in day, one month from surgery. I'll take pictures, do measurements, all that jazz. I'm fitting the next size down clothes, I've had lots of NSVs, but overall I'm not doing so great. I've been eating food I should not. Solution, go back to drinking shakes for a few days... Read more

  • My Church

    6/20/2018 8:38:31 PM, by FATNOMORE2017

    My church is a blessing to me. They have come thru and have been able to fill so many needs for me just at the right times. I feel so blessed to be a member of this church!!! 244 250 595... Read more

  • aqua fit

    6/20/2018 7:47:23 PM, by KATRINAKAT23

    I am patiently waiting for my friend to pick me up. We are going to aqua fit. It was a nice surprise when she phoned and asked if I wanted to go. We are having a heat wave right now and it is so hot inside and out. We did go a few times in the late fall but found the water too cold so quit going... Read more

  • 1st Selfie Pic

    6/20/2018 6:28:26 PM, by LEGENDIS

    First time I've ever taken a selfie pic to post as profile pic. Had to figure out how to use camera on phone then send it to computer. And while I was saving the pic I found pics that were taken in 2008. I happened to have the same dress I had worn on a cruise in 2006 to try on in 2008 to show the ... Read more

  • 7 Triggers & Red Light Foods

    6/20/2018 6:10:57 PM, by KALISWALKER

    List Trigger situations and foods (red light) that trigger your over consumption of calories. My triggers are – 1) It's late and I am watching TV alone... guilty secret I am watching my 600 Pound Life. For some reason I am not in bed sleeping - need to unwind (destress), bored, uncomfort... Read more

  • Wednesday--the weekend gets closer!

    6/20/2018 2:02:12 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Wednesday

    6/20/2018 1:10:28 PM, by THAIHORSE

    I've been walking in the mornings for awhile now, the legs are toned up the blisters are healed. The weight isn't going anywhere but I'm telling myself that I am gaining muscle right now and not to be discouraged. I can say that on the days I walk, which is 5-6 days per week I tend to eat better and... Read more

  • Diabetes is expensive

    6/20/2018 12:50:18 PM, by KRISTINALAMBERT

    My insurance company didn't want to approve my receiving Tresiba. Tresiba is the first insulin that has a 24 hour life. Others like it are Lantus and Basaglar. These each only have about a 6 to 8 hour life. So when you work full time its not something you want to have to remember to do multiple l... Read more

  • Feeling Good

    6/20/2018 12:14:58 PM, by DONDAIN

    I am feeling good about my health and myself. I am working on making improvements to both. I am happy though so that is a good thing.... Read more

  • Under 180, Not Feeling Great

    6/20/2018 11:41:30 AM, by THRUTHESTORM

    I wish I could properly feel good about being under 180 - my first mini-goal - but I'm still fighting this headache (3 days now) and I'm not feeling so great stomach and energy-wise today despite having a good breakfast. My next mini-goal is to lose five pounds. I'm already on my way! I just need to... Read more

  • Weight is Just a Number

    6/20/2018 11:38:48 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    All my life I've battled my weight. I obsessed over it as only someone who has fought the battle will understand. I became aware of not "being the right size" when I was very young, because my grandmother obsessed over it, and over my weight (yeah, she was a real heifer sometimes!) The sc... Read more

  • Day 61 HUMM....NSV

    6/20/2018 11:15:44 AM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    WOW I had a NSV to celebrate today, but I forgot what it was....I thought if I typed that statement I would remember but for the life of me I can not. Humm....This was not it but I have a 10 day streak drinking 64oz of water a day....I have never been that consistent with drinking water. The f... Read more

  • Word of the Day: thigmotropism

    6/20/2018 10:31:03 AM, by LT3AG4S

    thigmotropism [thig-mo-truh-piz-uh m] http://static.sfdict.com/aud
    io/T02/T0233000.mp3 noun Biology. 1. oriented growth of an organism in response to mechanical contact, as a plant tendril coiling around a string support.... Read more

  • Happy Wednesday! 06/20/2018

    6/20/2018 10:31:01 AM, by PLATINUM755

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  • it's wednesday

    6/20/2018 10:21:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    another beautiful day here today! my daughter says hi to all! i will reach the goals i have set for today. when the weather is this nice outside, i find myself heading outdoors more often than staying inside. tonight is soccer practice for my daughter and she is looking forward to it. all of the bir... Read more

  • Back again! Still losing weight! *Happy Dance*

    6/20/2018 9:39:16 AM, by MISSA526

    I know it's been quite awhile but things have been crazy. I'm down to 135 pounds! Exercise combined with eating healthy and in moderation. This winter and spring have not been kind to my migraines. For a few days every month I'd get horrible migraines and sick for, couldn't even keep water down.... Read more

  • It's going to be hot today

    6/20/2018 8:41:26 AM, by MAJORK29

    Today is going to be hot. I have a big day planned. I'm going to the zoo with my youngest for a field trip. Lots of walking.... Read more

  • WEIRDnWILDnWISE

    6/20/2018 8:30:41 AM, by --DEBY--

    244 218 244 502 502 244 218 244 218 ~Waving Hello~ & ~Wishing Everyone~ ~a WOOHOO ~ WEIRDnWILDnWISE Wednesday~ ~BLESSings~ALLways~Deby~ 244 218 244 502 502 244 218 244 "Authenticity is everything! You have to wake up every day and look in the mirror,... Read more

  • Day one. Again.

    6/20/2018 3:02:02 AM, by DOXYDOGS

    Today, I restart. I need two knee replacements and a hip replacement. I have to get my bmi down. This means losing at least 65 pounds. So here I am. Facing my old demons and trying to be kind to myself.... Read more

  • 6-19-18

    6/20/2018 1:14:35 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I woke up early today and couldn't get back to sleep. Didn't have much desire to do anything today. big hail and heavy rain plus a tornado or two happened all over the state, but my neighborhood only got some rain for about 10 minutes. Topography is strange in how it directs weather.... Read more

  • Band concert was canceled because of rain!

    6/20/2018 12:53:20 AM, by XNANNY

    It started raining this morning but we hoped it would stop in the afternoon, but no such luck for us! My sister had made a lot of food for a picnic before the concert that the two of us shared for dinner with lots of leftovers! I do hope next Tuesday will have nicer weather for the band concert! ... Read more

  • NOT PERFECT BUT DOING OK

    6/19/2018 11:57:44 PM, by JOANN25

    This has been a good day. No car again today so had to stay home. I did some housework this morning, practiced piano, and walked. I slept late so did not get started walking until about 10 which put me behind to start out with. Ended up with 6,000+ which was about half what I wanted. Will make ... Read more

  • Proud of me

    6/19/2018 10:28:18 PM, by TANA7691

    So the first of June I watched my son walk down the isle to receive his graduation. I was so proud. Well of course what comes next is all those pictures. I knew from my clothes and the scale I was gaining weight, but I didn't realize just how much until I saw me next to my smaller family. So I sta... Read more

  • Time to put the plan to action

    6/19/2018 10:21:16 PM, by FITINSPIREBABE

    Ive thought - considered - debated which way would be the best way to handle this situation i thought i would never thought i would find myself into before again. so during the day i started coming down with what i think is hayfever all my allergies started to flare up at the wrong time but the... Read more

  • Always a big relief to finish something.

    6/19/2018 10:15:20 PM, by CALAMITIE

    Here is the infamous baseball quilt. I'm pretty sure little Mateo is going to love it. It is only 50" square so should be about the right size for him to drag around. It does have lots of mistakes but the kids don't seem to care. As for my day at home this one was better. Finishing my p... Read more

  • First post since 2011!

    6/19/2018 9:29:02 PM, by BEX987

    I had accomplished so much.... even hit the 160s mark at one point! (ok, so barely, but I was there). Now I"m back up to 192.1 and tight clothes, big tummy. I need to turn this around. Yet again. Been logging my food, cutting out snacking and drinks. Worked out Sunday. Mondays and Tuesdays are hard... Read more

  • June 19th 2018 Looking for people who live close to me

    6/19/2018 8:11:59 PM, by CONNIESTRYING

    I am getting bigger and bigger. This has to stop. I did it before by myself and had my own team. I lost 60 pounds. I was overwhelmed and dropped out. I started having problems with my knee and it became impossible to walk. I love walking and miss it. I had a knee replacement in Dec... Read more

  • HARD TIME

    6/19/2018 7:47:06 PM, by SMIDGON

    They cannot get the toxins out of his body. Not even with massive doses of Lasix. His kidneys are Stage 5 (shutdown ). Now not much left. They will be trying out dialysis. Then that will be for the rest of his life. He has the option of canceling any time. He has an placement at H... Read more

  • Rainy day and a random thought

    6/19/2018 7:19:49 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Day 29/ Knee Surgery

    6/19/2018 5:21:26 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    So I had a f/u for my MRI I had last week. I thought for sure he was going to say I was doing well enough to not need the surgery. But, the MRI still showed the tear and scar tissue and he pressed on a place on my knee and man did it hurt like crazy. So, knee surgery date: July 11. Will hear more fr... Read more

  • Lather Me Up

    6/19/2018 5:03:15 PM, by ZUZUPETALS10

    Yesterday and today have been in the theme of trying to get more organized. I’m cleaning up lists mostly. It feels great! Still battling fatigue and tweaking meds to deal with ailments. It’s a process trouble shooting things. I’m still committed to building my daily routines and systems and t... Read more

  • Plantar fasciitis

    6/19/2018 4:53:31 PM, by AFWWTX

    I have plantar fasciitis and high arches. But I found these shoes and I love them my feet love them LOL. They're called Nike Lunar solo... Read more

  • Day 1... again

    6/19/2018 4:12:42 PM, by FIT2BME39

    This is me. Fit and healthy back in 2014. As life became more difficult I ate my anxiety back up to 197 lbs. But here I am. Back on spark people Ready for a clean healthy summer. It may be too late to get a beach body, but it is not too late to get my health and energy back before the school ye... Read more

  • copy and paste

    6/19/2018 4:01:49 PM, by KATRINAKAT23

    1. What time did you get up this morning? around 11 but I was up in the middle of the night for an hour or 2 2. How do you like your steak? medium rare 3. What was the last film you saw at the movie theater? Tag 4. What is your favorite TV show? most reality shows, Law and order, c... Read more

  • Staying Serious

    6/19/2018 3:46:03 PM, by DONDAIN

    So for the past two weeks I have limited my gluten and sugar intake. I feel a lot better and have lost about 5 pounds. I am continuing to drink much more water. I'm about 6 glasses trying to increase to 8 but to supplement my water I am drinking tea. I have had walking pneumonia that I am recovering... Read more

  • Day 60 I am a trying

    6/19/2018 3:29:59 PM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    Still have not gotten 100% back on track. I am being consistent with the basics daily, but I am not moving forward or improving. I have gained a few pounds, but it is water retention and bloating...menopause is a pain and I see so much about women not being able to lose weight during menopause... Read more

  • 2018 - June - Back

    6/19/2018 2:58:47 PM, by MINERVASPARKING

    I'm back! And excited about it. I've been trying to commit to different programs for the last year and a half, but nothing suited my needs. What I really need to do is actually do the work, and just use the tools to assist not think that just because I'm tracking it's going to somehow do the work fo... Read more

  • Major slacking on my part...

    6/19/2018 1:32:47 PM, by GEMINI1977NM

    Sooo...I have definitely not kept my promises to myself. I had said that I would really commit this time and push through and get myself on track...I started to, then I stopped. Totally lost all motivation. Well, no more...it is almost summer and the weather is beautiful most days. I have no ex... Read more

  • A few giggles

    6/19/2018 1:24:30 PM, by LADYIRISH317

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  • Time for a new pic

    6/19/2018 12:55:54 PM, by LIFECHANGES66

    My profile picture is from years ago. I think it's time for a new one. Will work on that this week.... Read more

  • STRESSED, CRAZY NOW HAPPY

    6/19/2018 12:41:50 PM, by MARCIALS51

    I was stressed most of the past weekend. My grandson flew from Alaska where he lives to Louisiana where his4-year-old daughter lives with her Mom. His ex-wife wouldn't let him have his daughter for his 5-week visitation. She said this in a Sheriff's office then left. My grandson got statements from... Read more

  • 6 - Motivation & 100 More DWL Day 2 I’ll Start Tomorrow

    6/19/2018 12:31:03 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Sometimes I still think of myself as that skinny teenager, and forget I am an over weight adult with low impulse control around food. It's a struggle but worth the effort to turn it around. For some of us it takes longer. Note I cannot say I am a 'responsible' adult because you can't have that and '... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    6/19/2018 12:18:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    this is the first day in a long time where i am not sore on my left leg or hip areas. i feel really good today and i will be going for a long walk in the afternoon. it is not as hot and humid here today as it was the other day. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific d... Read more

  • Special Treat

    6/19/2018 12:16:01 PM, by THRUTHESTORM

    My 11 yo son offered to make me breakfast this morning. Two eggs scrambled with a bit of cheese. That was a special treat. I usually eat oatmeal! 😀 He wanted to make me an omelette, but I only wanted two eggs and my omelette turned into scrambled when he tried to fold it. He's definitely my boy - I... Read more

  • Bust yesterday

    6/19/2018 11:31:42 AM, by AMYTHOMASBROWN

    Husband being sick all the time has me super depressed. Eating loke an idiot and waking up feeling it. Dammit.... Read more

  • The Bahama Diet

    6/19/2018 11:18:00 AM, by TERRISTREK

    Last week I got this little idea about going to the Bahamas. That idea turned into researching Disney Cruises and then that turned into actually booking it for next year! One of the things I didn't finish on my Happiness Challenge was planning a vacation. I did start thinking about it but never fin... Read more

  • Doing a little better today

    6/19/2018 11:05:52 AM, by KRISTINALAMBERT

    Doing better today - was able to do an aerobic video this morning. I feel like my stomach is flatter. Then I look in the mirror and I get a little discouraged. But I keep reminding myself it took a while to get to this point, its going to take time to get to where I want to be. This site he... Read more

  • woodland workout

    6/19/2018 10:46:23 AM, by FOOTTREKKER

    When Buster and I go for walks he likes to some times stop and dig or smell a trail leaving me standing there. Not any more! While he is doing his thing I find a good spot and do stretching; if there is a small hill near by I walk the hill even backwards if it is possible and safe. Find a tree to... Read more

  • Molded

    6/19/2018 10:42:21 AM, by FOOTTREKKER

    There seems to be a mold for this work out for me to do and a mold for that diet for me to eat that someone else has designed. Well, leg squats are out and I hate avocados! Physical fitness is like medication, not one type of medication is right for everyone and not every dose is the right dose. ... Read more

  • a glimmer

    6/19/2018 10:26:27 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    Woke up this morning feeling somewhat better. Slept better last night, no bouts of acid reflux at 2am! I went to bed early, around 930 and got a good night. I do have some more energy today. So I am cleaning, so far I have done my bathroom and washed my dogs bedding and hung it outside to dry. ... Read more

  • Sami, Clay, Love, Gratitude

    6/19/2018 10:10:59 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    finally, some glorious rain this morning. And a rainbow so bright it was amazing!! My Sami would have been 24 yrs old on Sunday. So I took a wreath out to her grave, the closest thing I could make to resemble a daisy Sami and my brother Clay rest side by side and I still miss th... Read more

  • Day 3 of my new jourey

    6/19/2018 8:54:54 AM, by MAJORK29

    Today is going to be another hot day, it got to 29C yesterday. Man do I wish I had A/C in my van. I actually ate some real food for breakfast toady. I haven't eaten breakfast in years. I only had a banana with my coffee. It's a small step but its better then yesterday. I almost got to ... Read more

  • Its working

    6/19/2018 8:47:37 AM, by MRSWISNISKETE

    Visited the Doc. I have dropped 8 lbs in the last month. Yippee! Even retaining water, really? the walking is doing it, although I am not doing a full 5 miles per day like I said I would, I am doing at least an hour a day, which is normally at least 3 miles, plus whatever I am walking aro... Read more

  • Happy & Terrific

    6/19/2018 8:23:39 AM, by --DEBY--

    45 472 45 44 45 472 45 213 ~Waving Hello~ ~ Wishing You a HAPPY & TERRIFIC Tuesday ~ BLESSings ALLways ~Deby 45 472 45 44 45 472 45 "Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don't give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself ... Read more

  • Here I go...again

    6/19/2018 8:12:59 AM, by TSCHMIDT20

    A little update because it's been a while. I have been off and on multiple medications to try to prevent some of my migraines, with barely any noticeable difference. I'm looking forward to August 29, when I get to experience my first Botox treatment. Well, excited and scared. 31 injections i... Read more

  • One Day at a Time

    6/19/2018 7:50:35 AM, by JESSSSSIE

    So I've decided to treat this weight loss thing like my sobriety, and take it one day at a time. It came to me yesterday. My husband was talking about this glutinous thing we could eat for dinner and I was about to tell him, for the millionth time, that I'm on a diet now. But instead I said, "Mayb... Read more

  • Gumption

    6/19/2018 7:00:15 AM, by FOOTTREKKER

    I am a big fan of Alice in Wonderland, okay, truth be known, I am a big fan of Johnny Depp. Johnny Depp plays the mad hatter and at one point in the movie he tells Alice that she has lost her gumption, her courage or boldness. Last time The mad hatter had seen Alice she was but a child and as we ... Read more

  • Blah!

    6/19/2018 6:13:07 AM, by RASPBERRY56

    Heat got to me last evening ……… isn't even officially summer and it was a miserable night! Thankfully there won't be a repeat! Have a meeting this morning - hopefully it should go well - crossing fingers! Enjoy your Tuesday! ... Read more

  • Sleep...Why does it evade me so???

    6/19/2018 5:27:08 AM, by FATNOMORE2017

    Thursday night I didn't get any sleep...insomnia stuck its head in where it didn't belong.... Friday night was normal. Saturday was about a 5 hour night, maybe 6... Sunday night was another insomnia night...it needs to learn to leave me alone LOL!!! Monday night (last night) 4 ho... Read more

  • 6-18-18

    6/19/2018 1:21:47 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Book club today. We read Dust Bowl Girls, about a small junior college girl's basketball team. It also included some deluded thinking about what sports and competition could do to young women. Supposedly, playing full court all-out basketball could turn young girls into men or otherwise damaged thei... Read more

  • 100 More DWL - Day 1 - Others Have Done It

    6/19/2018 12:50:28 AM, by KALISWALKER

    100 More Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangel - Day 1 - Others Have Done It I am so happy to have her new book. I LOVED 100 Days of Weight Loss and did it twice, one day at a time. Now I have the new book and look forward to more motivation and weight loss ideas. There are times I have fel... Read more

  • Discovering

    6/19/2018 12:49:00 AM, by THRUTHESTORM

    I made a good choice yesterday at BBQ, ordering a turkey sandwich. I ate it. It was gross. Never again. I tried a new-for-me Healthy Choice power bowl with chicken sausage. Yikes. I ate it, but never again. I liked the chicken adobo one that I've had previously. I'll stick to that going forward... Read more

  • It helped my mood to go to town today.

    6/18/2018 11:08:13 PM, by CALAMITIE

    It did help to get out. Not a lot but I got thru most of the day without feeling most of those negative thoughts. Living with depression and anxiety sure can just drag you thru the mud a lot. Some days I just can't seem to get enough done I feel so good and so full of energy but there are more da... Read more

  • second time - confrontation

    6/18/2018 10:47:53 PM, by FITINSPIREBABE

    Just the way to start off my week got thru work ok and when straight to the gym without taking my self out of it and going home and either eating good or splurging again. Well yall know the story here with this rude instructor always coming up to me and confronting me in front of the class dur... Read more

  • I am very happy because I have 2,900 log-ins and I can get to another 100.

    6/18/2018 10:22:34 PM, by NORASPAT

    I am hoping that I can do it and I will get to my goal. It has been a slow process because I have not starved myself at any time. I love this journey and I have lost ounce by ounce but so long it goes down and I am healthy for the most part. I am older and wiser after day by day with Spark an... Read more

  • Heat and humidity

    6/18/2018 8:30:38 PM, by KRISTINALAMBERT

    The heat is killing me right now. And the chronic fatigue is making it hard too. But I've been managing my diet well. I'm still counting that as a win. I hope to exercise tomorrow.... Read more

  • Do You Have a Negative Mind?

    6/18/2018 7:35:24 PM, by LINDA!

    There have been times in my life that I have had a negative mind. A negative mind often gave me negative results. When I talk to young people, with negative thoughts, I have to immediately say STOP! 227 Negatively will prevent us from taking chances. Many times negativity will come from comp... Read more

  • Here's What's Been Happening

    6/18/2018 6:30:59 PM, by LADYDUO

    Wow, three years! It's been three years since my last blog post. No I didn't leave SparkPeople, I just didn't know what to write about. After my grandpa (Grumpy) died, I kind of floated for awhile. I moved back in with my parents. And well let's face it, adult kid with parents, that's always complic... Read more

  • Slowly cutting back down

    6/18/2018 5:03:40 PM, by MERRYPINK

    It is TOOOO easy to start overeating. I had one week of no tracking, but I am making my cuts again. I'm at 1363 at the moment. So I will try to stay below about 1700-1800 for today and then cut another 100 tomorrow. Geez!!... Read more

  • 1st Real day on the blog.....

    6/18/2018 4:38:08 PM, by JENNYANNE73

    Today is my first day of blogging on this site and I think that it is a neat thing. It feels that I have a long way to go to get where I want to be and that it will take forever. I guess that I have to realize that I did not become this way overnight, so I'm not going to fix it overnight either. ... Read more

  • Ranting about "relatives"

    6/18/2018 3:52:25 PM, by VULGARIS

    I've been tracking my blood pressure for a few weeks and it's amazing the trends it shows. To be more precise, just how reflective it is of my stress levels. This past week my bp reached 141/91 and my resting pulse was 111. Holy crap! Today when I checked it, it was 112/78 and my pulse was 78. ... Read more

  • Pursue

    6/18/2018 1:42:56 PM, by ZUZUPETALS10

    May we stay the course today and pursue what is of benefit to us. ... Read more

  • Day 6 challenge

    6/18/2018 12:34:11 PM, by IAMGROOTLOVEME

    Well I didn't have any plans to make a blog post today, but then I got challenged in my 21 day new member challenge. So...I bravely hopped on the scale a day early ( I plan to weigh weekly) and to my surprise the scale said 170.8....4lbs!!! I know weight fluctuates during the day and probably not an... Read more

  • I want to run away

    6/18/2018 12:03:21 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I already have a raging headache. My former roommate complained so much and so loudly at 4:45 that she was able to wake me up from three doors away. My present roommate is in a rage about the floor cleaner they use here ("Toxic s**t. They shouldn't be allowed to use it."). And on Facebook I posted a... Read more

  • I am Making the Rest of My Life the Best of My Life - Summer 5% Challenge Assignments

    6/18/2018 11:43:37 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Nutrition Tracking Menu Planning – aim for 15 vegan meals per week Breakfast Freggies/Fiber Sleep aim for 8 hours Summer 5% Challenge Assignments - Exercise, Diet, Schedule I had surgery earlier this year and need to focus on being all that I can be. I fight every day to ... Read more

  • Day one getting 5k ready

    6/18/2018 11:07:08 AM, by CBON02

    I started out with a 5 min walk then started jogging for a minute or a little over then walking for 4 minuets then a 5 min walk to cool down. I did 1.6 miles in 35min!! (including the 10 minuets warm up/cool down) my feet are a little sore (new running shoes + new workout after work) I feel pretty g... Read more

  • 2 miles daily

    6/18/2018 10:53:11 AM, by SHAMQUEEN83

    Each day I plan to walk 2 miles to reach my weight loss goal. Think I can do it? ... Read more

  • it's monday

    6/18/2018 10:49:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    another very warm and humid day here today, with a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and some rain. my daughter and i are prepared for the day. then it is supposed to be a lot cooler tomorrow here. i am keeping cool in the local library and mall today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a g... Read more

  • Again

    6/18/2018 10:34:05 AM, by JESSSSSIE

    I am feeling so down about myself. I'm so fat and I'm so sick of it, yet I can't seem to control my eating. I remember 5 years ago when I was doing this program, I list 55+ lbs and I felt great. I honestly don't remember ever feeling deprived. Why can't I do it again? I think it's because I have s... Read more

  • Small Steps

    6/18/2018 10:27:14 AM, by MDMP2013

    In a world where instant gratification has become the norm, it's hard to wait for and continue on when you don't get quick results. I want to lose weight quickly, but I know that I didn't put on these 50 pounds quickly, so it will be a long road to get them off. I have habits that I have been consis... Read more

  • missing spark

    6/18/2018 9:37:58 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    I have lost my spark! I was just sitting here thinking this morning, after getting out of bed, getting dressed, pouring a cup of coffee and sitting back down....about how tired I already feel this morning. Where did my spark go? What happened to the sparker who used to get out of bed at 530 a... Read more

  • New week

    6/18/2018 9:22:07 AM, by AMYTHOMASBROWN

    Going to change my drinking habits this week. Weekends only for the next month. It8ti.e to see what my body feels like with good, quality nutrition.... Read more

  • A new week, new opportunities!

    6/18/2018 8:55:44 AM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Passed the 25 lbs lost mark this morning. Hope everyone has a really great week! ... Read more

  • Day 59 and tomorrow is 60 WOW

    6/18/2018 8:05:09 AM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    I have not had very may victories lately, but I have been connected to the program. I am finally off for the summer and I need to now work on making Sparking a main dish in my life and not just a side dish. I am looking forward to connect with many of you here that have offered me support and ... Read more

  • MARVELing

    6/18/2018 7:58:47 AM, by --DEBY--

    88 188 88 188 88 188 88 188 188 ~ Waving Hello ~ & ~Wishing Everyone ~ a MARVELous Moonday ~&~ a WONDERfilled Week ~ BLESSings ~ ALLways ~Deby~ 188 88 188 88 188 88 188 88 "May we treasure the divine gift of communication, & may we use it wisely t... Read more

  • UPDATE!

    6/18/2018 7:19:10 AM, by SMIDGON

    This past Saturday before daylight Larry was taken back to the hospital! Numerous tests were runned. I'll just give you the highlights. His heart was functioning at 25% Now it has decreased. His kidneys were Stage 4. Now they are Stage 5. Which indicates shutdown. He declined dial... Read more

  • Not too shabby......

    6/18/2018 5:59:55 AM, by RASPBERRY56

    Event went well though I did get a mild sunburn (better round up that sunscreen that I know I have around the house for next time)……...the worst part about Saturday was adjusting to my change in usual routines...…..all good for the most part...… Quiet Saturday - went out for a Father's Day meal... Read more

  • 6-17-18

    6/18/2018 1:13:34 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Book club tomorrow and it has been too hot to read, so I'm not finished with my book. It has been raining on and off most of the afternoon. Outside it is 62 degrees, but inside I'm still at 79 degrees. My attic can really hold heat. Still, I expect to sleep well tonight. I may even need a blanket.... Read more

  • Up and down

    6/18/2018 1:07:56 AM, by JREIDY

    Got down to 178 a couple of months ago. That's a whopping 90 lbs from my max weight. I've added about 10 lately because of laziness and beer. 189.1 this morning. Lost so much I'm getting blown away by a light breeze. :-) https://www.penwarren.com See my web page as it progresses.... Read more

  • LoL Challenge Week 3 begins

    6/17/2018 11:20:17 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Had a bad week last week Dh and I had our 1st fight since his return (we were separated for 3.5 years.) Haven't seen 1 daughter for several months cause she is mad at me for some reason and then the kitty bite me. No tooth puncture, she probably was just playing. My bestie broke ... Read more

  • Bad Start To New Week

    6/17/2018 10:47:46 PM, by LEGENDIS

    Mom fell 3 times last night. 2nd time I took her to ER & 3rd time called a squad. She now has concussion. Good thing about this new week, I lost a pound and I increased my exercise to 10 mins elliptical a day. Got fruits/veg and water in for the day. So I feel I have accomplished a major task today... Read more

  • Day 58 Happy Fathers Day!!!

    6/17/2018 10:38:27 PM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    Looking forward to tomorrow. It will be my first weekday off for the summer.... Read more

  • Father's Day

    6/17/2018 8:52:44 PM, by CHRIS3874

    I wanted to wish all my sparkfriends a Happy Father's Day- visit or call your Dads if you can (they will be gone someday)... Read more

  • Can't seem to get rid of Negative Nancy (in my head)

    6/17/2018 8:51:08 PM, by CALAMITIE

    My head is really doing a number on me. I know it's crazy and that I'm not a terrible anything but the voices in my head are really strong the last couple of days. Your house is a mess, you can't do anything right, it's all you fault along with why even try. I fought it for a good long while toda... Read more

  • So I've had two 2,000 calorie days

    6/17/2018 8:47:01 PM, by MERRYPINK

    Give or take a few - but way too close to 2,000. That's just since I started tracking daily after my week away. I had several too many high-calorie days during that week. Nothing totally outrageous, but around 2,000 each day. I'm going to have breakfast in the morning. I've been skipping that since ... Read more