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  • Hard to keep good habits

    6/11/2021 1:07:06 PM, by CEMOSES2

    I have lost about eight pounds which for me is as an effect because I am slow. It maybe in part because thinks are opening up and I am doing more but I notice that it is a struggle to hold on to good habits such as tracking food and doing my morning stretches. I think my goal for the year will ... Read more

  • OK ~ SP ~ Flips & Hugs!!!

    6/7/2021 8:56:23 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5527 Monday, June 7, 2021 7:02PM Just checking on all of you ~ You all doing okay? 38 That was quite some news we got early Sunday!!! 198 In case you missed it 40 Here's a link to THE article/announcement (prematurely leaked): Read more


    6/7/2021 8:36:37 PM, by -COURT-

    August 1 International Mahjong Day National Raspberry Cream Pie Day National Girlfriends Day National Minority Donor Awareness Day Respect for Parents Day American Family Day – First Sunday in August National Friendship Day – First Sunday in August National Sisters Day – First Sunday... Read more

  • National day in..June

    6/7/2021 8:33:01 PM, by -COURT-

    Oops, late again June 1 World Reef Awareness Day National Olive Day National Heimlich Maneuver Day National Go Barefoot Day National Nail Polish Day National Say Something Nice Day National Penpal Day National Hazelnut Cake Day June 2 National Rotisserie Chicken Day... Read more

  • Is it so?

    6/6/2021 5:00:45 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5526 Sunday, June 6, 2021 3:33PM SAY IT AIN'T SO! P.L.E.A.S.E. SAY IT'S NOT TRUE! Sometimes you need to look at things From a different perspective. Sometimes THAT is very hard to do! As I began my day on SparkPeople I saw more and mo... Read more

  • Reviewing my knee exercises/strength exercises

    6/4/2021 5:34:36 PM, by CEMOSES2

    While I have been pretty good about exercising, I find it hard to fit in my knee strengthing exercises. In a perfect world, i would do it on the days I go to the pool with my husband. However, I dont have the time to do it. A complicating factor is that strength training needs a day of rest. ... Read more

  • I am finally getting honest about late night snacking.

    6/4/2021 1:16:06 AM, by AUTUMNAGATE

    I get home from work and I've eaten perfectly perfect measured and healthy food all day. I have one meal and one snack left. I measure it out, make it beautiful, eat only the best meats, fish, vegies, salad with light dressing, fruits, yogurt. Perfect. I do my strength training listening t... Read more

  • I Believe in Me!

    6/4/2021 1:02:15 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5523 Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:07PM I BELIEVE IN ME I do want to believe in me! Sometimes that's easy; other times not so much. 24 Today is one of those other times. I'd say I failed to stay on plan with R3. But I know, Susan would tell me that I did... Read more

  • Getting back to basics-overdoing strength training-weekly review

    6/3/2021 4:06:00 PM, by CEMOSES2

    My stress level has gone down which is what I wanted two weeks ago. I think I have been overdoing strength training. Some of my water exercises I think may really be a form of resistance training. I hope to make walking my cardio. My fitbit shows lots of cardio activity walking, I know peo... Read more

  • I am taking on late night snacking.

    6/3/2021 10:54:53 AM, by AUTUMNAGATE

    This is good bye to my old friend, late night snacking. You are not my friend.... Read more

  • Eat, sleep, bike, repeat

    6/3/2021 2:23:27 AM, by AUTUMNAGATE

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  • Wonderful Wednesday & White SUVs!!!

    6/3/2021 12:49:00 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5522 Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:11PM SMILE! It's Wonderful Wednesday!!! That today is "Wonderful Wednesday" was something I needed to remind myself of all too often today! Life is all about finding people who are your kind of crazy! 246 M... Read more

  • June 2021

    6/2/2021 1:01:18 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5521 Tuesday, June 1, 2021 11:50PM Goodbye MAY, HELLO JUNE! And so another month begins! 2021 just keeps on flying by! BUT... If you're always racing to the next moment, What happens to the one you're in? 38 ENJOY THE RIDE! ... Read more

  • Getting ready for June.

    5/31/2021 6:38:43 AM, by MOMTOLJ

    May was a yo-yo month 192 49 and 55 . I had a small loss of 3.5 pounds. But YAEH, it's a lost, not a gain. 20 For June my plan is to have a date with myself daily and include this in my daily planner. My date is ME time to exercise at least 20 minutes minimum. I will start with cardio and a... Read more

  • R3 Prep

    5/30/2021 2:09:53 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5519 Sunday, May 30, 2021 12:20PM HAPPY SUNDAY! I hope it's a happy day for you, whatever day you are reading this! This weekend I'm doing my best to prepare for the beginning of my next R3 Challenge! The R3 program is pretty simple IMHO, but many ar... Read more

  • Dragon mentality

    5/30/2021 1:56:10 PM, by AUTUMNAGATE

    I chose team Scarlet Dragons as my first choice because I am a huge fan of Game of Thrones. Daenerys in Game of Thrones is the mother of dragons and she tamed them. But I also think of heroes and heroines that fight and slay dragons. Dragons usually guard their treasure sometimes in a cave (su... Read more

  • Deatb of friend-WeeklyReview

    5/27/2021 12:12:37 PM, by CEMOSES2

    A friend of mine died at 60 from cancer after a seventeen year battle with cancer. Her death was not "unexpected". However, I feel totally broken up. The social isolation from the pandemic has made the death harder. When my father died, going back to work was a relief. People were nice. ... Read more

  • Biggest Loser - Week 1 weigh in due May 26

    5/25/2021 2:43:30 AM, by AUTUMNAGATE

    I am watching the team page and looking forward to the challenge. I am thinking about what I will do for strength training. I think getting up in the morning 30 minutes early is a good idea for the strength training. I am keeping an open mind and will try a some different things. I am in an unco... Read more

  • 100%

    5/23/2021 12:54:44 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5511 Saturday, May 22, 2021 11:49PM To ANYONE who is struggling and doesn't think they can live like this much longer PLEASE remember that you have SURVIVED 100% of YOUR BAD DAYS so far! DON'T GIVE UP! 593 Andee... Read more

  • Biggest Loser Summer Challenge starts June 5

    5/20/2021 2:52:20 AM, by AUTUMNAGATE

    To everyone visiting this blog: Welcome to my blog! This is your invitation to join me and enter the Biggest Loser Summer Challenge and join a team. I am on the Scarlet Dragon team. Start date is June 5. Go to this link to get started:
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    5/19/2021 9:29:30 PM, by ICECUB

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  • Every day find something beautiful

    5/19/2021 3:10:07 AM, by AUTUMNAGATE

    Every day I look around and find something beautiful. Today I imagined I am my goal weight. My clothes feel good. I am comfortable in my skin. I move freely, no pain. I am strong and in shape. I have lost 55 pounds over the last year and have that much more to go. I eat 1200-1400 calories a day... Read more

  • Weekly Review-Stayed the same weight |overeating

    5/16/2021 9:13:31 AM, by CEMOSES2

    Knees feel better. Feeling it is a struggle to limit food intake and track calories. I did the risky thing of being some sweets and keeping them in the house. I find have a "healthy" sweet from time to time does tame a sweet tooth. However, often I have no self control and will just eat th... Read more

  • Still Standing

    5/14/2021 12:50:27 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5502 Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:55PM May is Ehlers Danlos Awareness Month Ehlers Danlos Syndromes (EDSs) are a collection of genetic connective tissue disorders where the squishy and stretchy collagen fibers in the body (in ligaments, muscles, intestines and ... Read more