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  • it's thursday

    1/23/2020 1:05:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm feeling a lot better today. my daughter just has one exam today and she is done for the day. she is well prepared for it and for her other exams, too.both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! Have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Life is great 26

    1/22/2020 7:03:14 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I am absolutely positively grateful for retirement. Pretty soon we're going on another cruise I am grateful to ,y husband who comes home and asks me for another walk I am grateful to Princess Cruiselines for being so customer centric... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/22/2020 2:10:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter finished one of her final exams this morning. she has another final exam tomorrow, one more on friday and then one final exam next monday. then she starts the second semester next thursday. she is on a semestered system at her high school. she has four subjects from september to january... Read more

  • Balsam of Peru Allergy

    1/20/2020 5:55:13 PM, by NEWVINE

    I was having a hard time with fragrances and started getting unscented shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, soap and laundry soap. It helped for a while until I was in public places and someone had scented body wash or perfume. A doctor told me to carry cough drops when I was using strong cleaning prod... Read more

  • it's monday

    1/20/2020 1:32:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    i've come down with a slight cold. i am taking it easy and drinking plenty of fluids. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • A day of fails

    1/18/2020 11:13:14 PM, by PATTYSPENCER

    So Saturday is my day at ceramics - I'm lucky in that the place I go to doesn't care if I work on ceramics or whatever so today I decided to try to work on a craft project and a 2 jewelry projects Craft project - was doing some napkin decoupage to make some coasters - I had watch a video and t... Read more

  • Surprise, surprise!

    1/18/2020 1:42:56 PM, by MRSFIX2007

    I decided to track my intake for the day today and got quite the shock- I am still eating a lot more than I thought I was. Just having a baby a month ago, I am not quite ready to get back into daily/strict food logging as that's not appropriate right now. But I just wanted to see what my intake has ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/16/2020 5:14:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    i helped a good friend of mine to get some groceries today. i am heading for a long walk in a while. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Marathon Training Day 9

    1/16/2020 1:35:17 AM, by TRAIKAR

    I couldn't run today because I had errands to run. I know, excuse excuses, but I played RingFit twice as long as much as I usually do. It felt good! Also, eating that whole Godiva chocolate bar did too. Oops!... Read more

  • Update January 2020

    1/15/2020 6:06:02 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    Its been the hottest winter on record in GA. Its 80 degrees almost everyday. Wowza! I was 28 when I first signed up for Sparkpeople. I was single. No kids. Weighed around 227 lbs. In graduate school. Now I'm 39. I'm married 10 years. Have one child. Weigh 290 lbs. Yack! Going thr... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/15/2020 2:13:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am having a relaxing day today. i go back to the gym starting this friday. i took a break from it over the holidays. my daughter is doing well and says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Marathon Training Day 8

    1/14/2020 8:00:30 PM, by TRAIKAR

    No running today even though I was supposed to. The lingering headache was still there and it seems it might be due to lack of proper sleep and dehydration. I refuse to use a painkiller. Hoping that it will completely go away by tomorrow! I'm itching to run, but my head won't allow me to!... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/14/2020 3:30:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    the program that I am in for depression and anxiety is going well. I am enjoying the program so far. I like to learn new things and I am discovering that I like to be around people more than I used to. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Marathon Training Day 7

    1/13/2020 8:41:45 PM, by TRAIKAR

    Another day off from work and I am not feeling so good. I spent almost all day sleeping because I didn't get a good sleep last night. My head hurts and I think I should drink more water for it to go away. I can't wait to go running tomorrow! Time to increase it up to 45 minutes on the treadmill inst... Read more

  • Marathon Training Day 6

    1/13/2020 8:40:18 PM, by TRAIKAR

    I was badly itching to run, but the cold weather outside prevented me from doing so. I also wanted to go hiking, but I figured it was okay to take the day off and rest at home. I did do a 25 minute workout though using the RingFit!... Read more

  • No more depending on the "Depends" lol!

    1/13/2020 12:25:54 PM, by CMRKSU12

    ***Blog warning! This is not an easy subject for me, but if it helps anyone else then great! Awesome! I had 4 kids when I was younger (58 yrs young now lol) and of course my bladder and pelvic floor were never the same. I would start leaking pee every time I tried running, jumping, lifting heav... Read more

  • No more depending on the "Depends" lol!

    1/13/2020 12:25:54 PM, by CMRKSU12

    ***Blog warning! This is not an easy subject for me, but if it helps anyone else then great! Awesome! I had 4 kids when I was younger (58 yrs young now lol) and of course my bladder and pelvic floor were never the same. I would start leaking pee every time I tried running, jumping, lifting heav... Read more

  • Marathon Training Day 5

    1/12/2020 4:01:41 PM, by TRAIKAR

    I easily managed to run 2 miles on the treadmill today. I feel my body becoming stronger and stronger and I think it is because of the routine. My body is getting used to it again. With the added strength training I do from playing RingFit on the Nintendo Switch, my body feels good!... Read more

  • Sunday 1/12 my past week

    1/12/2020 12:18:04 PM, by PATTYSPENCER

    So.....had all intentions to start walking at my local park - didn't happen - on Monday and Tuesday my son needed to be at work at 5:00 am which meant I needed to be up at 3:30 and when I got home from taking him I just went back to bed (walking at my local park at that time wouldn't have been very ... Read more

  • Marathon Training Day 4

    1/10/2020 8:50:20 PM, by TRAIKAR

    I did it! I manage to run on the treadmill today with no excuses! It wasn't too difficult either. I did about 2.25 miles in 33 min. Slow and steady... I am hoping I'll eventually reach 6mph again!... Read more

  • Marathon Training Day 3

    1/9/2020 8:30:01 PM, by TRAIKAR

    Again, no progress. I took a break from running today because i was not feeling good from that time of the month. i don't know how you ladies do it! Do you still workout during that time. I hate how it always gets in the way.... Read more

  • Marathon Training Day 2

    1/9/2020 1:15:53 AM, by TRAIKAR

    I was supposed to run 30 min today at least on the treadmill, but I was so tired from working and my body was super sore from the day before. I hate making excuses. I was so close to going to my nearest gym to work out, but told myself, I don't want to hurt my body or I will regret it. Like they say... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/8/2020 5:12:24 PM, by MOMMY445

    I have signed up for a program that helps people with depression and anxiety. so far I am enjoying it. it is interesting and inspiring. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Marathon Training Day 1

    1/7/2020 10:14:08 PM, by TRAIKAR

    I took marathon training seriously today. I typed up a plan that will ensure that I am ready for this. I am still a bit discouraged that I won't be ready for the event, but I know that if I don't get anything done, I will regret it and it will be all my fault. Lets do this!... Read more

  • Life is great 25

    1/7/2020 8:25:10 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    We just got back from a South American cruise to Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. It was an awesome vacation Here is a picture of Iguazi Falls. There was one that was better then Niagara and about 50 other Falls. It is on the Brazil/Argentina border and spent two days there seeing all of the falls wit... Read more

  • a new day

    1/7/2020 2:14:33 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! getting in plenty of exercise throughout the day today. I joined a jump rope challenge and I am enjoying it so far. I like to do different exercises. I find It keeps me motivated and inspired. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 40 miles - whew

    1/7/2020 12:43:16 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    I'm doing ok on this challenge of the Appalachian Trail and on the Run The Year 2020. I am at 40 miles and if I keep this up I will be done with 2,020 miles right before Halloween. Not likely. We are expecting Wintery weather today and the summer I have a hard time with the heat and it gets... Read more

  • Not feeling so great

    1/7/2020 12:33:49 AM, by CATHIELACEY2

    This is my first blog post. First I will list 3 good things that happened today as I will do everyday to hopefully ease the anxiety and oncoming depression. 1. It didn't rain when we did our walk today. 2. Played with Sophie my shih tzu getting her to stay while I hide around the corner ... Read more

  • it's monday

    1/6/2020 1:52:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week is well underway. my daughter and i had a great time at the museum that we went to on saturday. both of us got quite a few presents for christmas. she is back to school today and she says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 2020 goals

    1/6/2020 11:07:36 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    I dont normally post my goals on here. I fear the moment having to admit I failed. I may fail again, but I wont stop trying. I know we all do this at the beginning of a new year, and this bothers me that we feel we need to only because its a new year, not because we can actually do this any time... Read more

  • Sunday 1/5

    1/5/2020 10:38:29 AM, by PATTYSPENCER

    I'm so glad I'm doing WW (blue) My son loves to cook and several times a week he wants us to cook a meal. I'm so glad I know how to portion control and tracking otherwise I his zeal for cooking would sabotage my journey. Today he want us to make lasagna - nothing fat free or low fat etc. - I'... Read more

  • 2 lbs gone But.......I'm afraid to say forever

    1/5/2020 10:17:08 AM, by UKMOM638

    Lost 2 lbs this week, but I'm afraid to say forever???? I've been on this journey before, I've learned I let myself down a lot. So..........................
    .. How do we keep motivation...... Well the first thing I have decided is to STOP saying the word Diet. Its not about wh... Read more

  • 1/4/20

    1/4/2020 1:14:16 AM, by PATTYSPENCER

    Every day is a new start... Read more

  • 12 miles in so far - Jan 3, 2020

    1/3/2020 2:22:07 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    Here we go! 2020... I went through hell for the fist 6 months of 2019 when I woke up on Jan 2nd with a herniated disc in my lower back. I tried Chiropractic for the first 4 months until I was just no longer helping. Finally saw a spine specialist. I was scheduled for spinal injections 10 days la... Read more

  • it's friday

    1/3/2020 1:18:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    a nice mild day here today. tomorrow, my daughter and i are going to a big museum. i know that we will both have fun! both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • plans

    1/3/2020 8:48:36 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    rainy friday, did my shopping yesterday, honey is off today, now to get him off the couch and out to do something even if its just helping me clean....... Read more

  • 01.02.2020

    1/3/2020 12:06:59 AM, by TRAIKAR

    Today, I did my first run of 2020. Of course, I am starting off small, but hopefully I'll be able to do those 6-mile runs easily again!... Read more

  • January 2020 #1

    1/2/2020 11:21:13 PM, by PATTYSPENCER

    I'm back - I think lol I got overwhelmed with all the emails I got/get every day - not just from spark but everything else so I just stopped coming here. I just cleared out my main email account so hopefully I won't feel so stressed I joined WW in the summer of 2018 and have lost weight ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/2/2020 3:33:53 PM, by MOMMY445

    happy new year everyone! my daughter says hi. she is enjoying her break from school. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have an amazing day, everyone!... Read more

  • 2020 ~ Happy New Year

    1/2/2020 12:04:03 AM, by GETFITNLEAN

    •°*”˜˜”*°•.¸☆ ★ ☆¸.•°*”˜˜”*°•.¸☆ ╔╗╔╦══╦═╦═╦╗╔╗ ★ ★ ★ ║╚╝║══║═║═║╚╝║ ☆¸.•°*”˜˜”*°•.¸☆ ║╔╗║╔╗║╔╣╔╩╗╔╝ ★ NEW YEAR ☆ 2020!! ╚╝╚╩╝╚╩╝╚╝═╚╝ ¥☆★☆★☆¥ ★☆ 12/1/20 ~ DAY #1 of a new decade!!! I'll be posting more soon with some reflections on my first full week using the FitBit Inspire HR... Read more

  • New Year new everything

    1/1/2020 3:41:48 PM, by KMCPHEE99

    So starting again. And this time i cant give up. To much at stake. Need to get healthy so much. Need more energy to carry me through all the changes be made this year. So i got one thing down this time. Small goals, daily goals to get to the big goal. With so many changes to be done. Just have to mo... Read more

  • 01.01.2020

    1/1/2020 1:31:49 PM, by TRAIKAR

    So today is the start of the new year, a new decade! I don't usually do new year resolutions anymore because I feel like why should we wait till the new year starts to make a change? I make resolutions whenever I want! Anyway, I ended off 2019 in tears because it was the first time I celebrate... Read more

  • Happy Today.

    1/1/2020 11:40:16 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    2019 Was NOT a bad year for me. I have seen so many people posting about how they are glad its over, it sucked etc. I had a good job, albeit stressful and I ended up having to quit over health issues, but I worked almost the whole year. I got to go to the beach, which is always a win. ... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/30/2019 3:37:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week is now underway. my daughter says hi. she is spending some time with one of her friends this afternoon.both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a great day, everyone!... Read more

  • Over and Over and Over AGAIN!!!

    12/30/2019 12:26:29 PM, by UKMOM638

    This will be my "TOO MANY TO COUNT" start over with Spark People. The following is a WHY? * I know the plan works * It forgives me when I mess up (which is a lot) * The support from my fellow Sparkers is amazing * I want to be healthy but self destruct the plan can help me with that ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    12/28/2019 1:31:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are taking it easy today. we may go for a long walk later on. it is calling for rain here tomorrow, with a chance of some freezing rain and the rain will continue into monday. my daughter and i are prepared for the weather. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, e... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/27/2019 2:31:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are having a great time at my parents' place. she really likes everything that she got for christmas. the way it worked out this year, my mom got a lot of stuff and she likes what she got, too. i got to see my sister and her friend on christmas day. that was wonderful. i had not s... Read more