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  • 2020

    2/20/2020 5:58:45 PM, by DIALY_STORM

    Ok, so here I am again. Surprise! I have been on Sparkpeople for over 10 years. In 2008-09, I lost 70 lbs. I have never gained them all back, but I did gain 57 of them back. Then in 2017, I lost 47, most of which I have gained back (around 35 lbs.) I can't tell you why I can't make this wo... Read more

  • Getting Ready & Weight Fluctuations

    2/19/2020 12:25:52 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I realized this week, I am stressed as I prepare for my trip to South America. I have so many to do lists, I can't find them all LOL. Regardless the plane leaves Sunday at 6:35 AM and I will be on it. The scale is telling me that I have been doing a bit of stress eating. While my weight has fl... Read more

  • PRESIDENT'S DAY CHALLENGE

    2/17/2020 12:22:56 PM, by JVANAM

    HAPPY PRESIDENT'S DAY. Which President is equal to your Fitness Minutes today? 1 min. = George Washington (1st Pres.) And so on.... Read more

  • Tired But Preparing for Our the Trip

    2/15/2020 3:11:28 AM, by KALISWALKER

    As I prepare for 5 weeks in South America, I am doing my best to ready the house, plan for the dogs, get through a zillion to do lists, and start packing. Update about our cruise. 7 of us were planning on traveling together, but the couple from Malaysia decided not to go. Even though their fli... Read more

  • Happy Valentine Birthday To Me!

    2/14/2020 1:38:00 AM, by CUDDY521

    Its my Valentine Birthday & Time To Get Back On Track again 521 252... Read more

  • No energy at all

    2/12/2020 5:00:54 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, the low energy (sometimes no energy) is back. No matter if I do take iron pills and B12 pills or not, I am tired. As we speak, I am REALLY tired. I had plenty of sleep last night (a little over 8 hours of sleep) . I know that I am not depressed (if I am, it's not even a 1 on the scale) because... Read more

  • Packing for South America & Back on Track

    2/12/2020 1:13:43 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I am preparing for my South American trip, leaving here Feb. 23. There are 7 of us traveling together, starting with 9 days in Peru; then a 14 days cruise from Chile to Buenos Aires. Our last days will be in Brazil and Argentina. We are doing walking tours in various cities along the way. I los... Read more

  • Well, that happened.

    2/8/2020 11:36:34 AM, by BEACHCOMBER16

    Ok, I stayed at low end of my calorie range and got 10,000 steps everyday except one. I avoided fast food and chocolate on a high stress day and ice cream and cupcake at a birthday celebration. I excitedly jumped on the scale this morning to see the reward for my healthy behavior and only had lost... Read more

  • Tough Day

    2/5/2020 6:16:53 AM, by BEACHCOMBER16

    Yesterday was hard. We usually have 3 people in our classroom and we were down to just me. The kids were definitely not at there best. I was so stressed I just wanted to leave and never come back. My usual habit would be to soothe myself with fast food and a huge amount of chocolate. I got in th... Read more

  • Doing well this week...

    2/3/2020 10:52:42 PM, by HEALTHYKIM101

    Okay so I am now working on logging everything that I am eating. I need to drink more water. I am enjoying going to the gym again. I do strength training and the treadmill right now. I did go on the stair stepper today for a few minutes. Worked on Abs and Arms. It's a Journey not a Race. Goodnight! ... Read more

  • Ground Hog Day & After the Party & Targets

    2/2/2020 2:14:38 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Some think Canada has a lot of national holidays but Ground Hog Day is not one of them, it's classified as a celebration. I am challenged to think of it's importance as something to celebrate today. These are the paid holidays (statutory) where I live. New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1 ... Read more

  • National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day – February 1, 2020

    2/1/2020 1:56:58 PM, by KALISWALKER

    LOL I am glad I didn't see this earlier or I may have been tempted to have breakfast at Dairy Queen. Tonight we are going to a Robbie Burns supper/party. A Burns supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, the author of many Scots poems. Our hosts knock themselves ... Read more

  • Switching doctors

    1/30/2020 8:29:34 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I had to switch 2 of my doctors. Not due to bad care but due to insurance. My insurance and the hospital that 2 doctors work for doesn't have a contract. Both new doctors are an hour away but at least I have a doctor to go to. The two that I had to replace was my gastroenterologist and my pulmonolog... Read more

  • Stress

    1/29/2020 12:33:20 PM, by POSEY440

    With all I have been through now I find out I broke my wrist trying to find a Dr to help me here in Florida is a nightmare look at my face ... Read more

  • 10 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds

    1/28/2020 11:54:47 PM, by KALISWALKER

    1. Nutrition tracking 2. Drink 8 glasses of water 3. Menu plan each evening for the next day 4. Intermittent fasting - breakfast 8 AM, lunch anytime, 5 or 6 PM dinner 5. More sleep - in bed by 9 PM 6. Free one hour in the morning 7. Water aerobics M - F 8. 2 daily dog walks 9... Read more

  • back on track

    1/27/2020 1:08:50 PM, by STEMPY22

    So after a month of bad food choices and very little activity I have definitely set myself back but I am back on track. 3 days early morning gym last week but still not really watching what I was eating - that was my transition week. Gym this morning and have agreed with larissa to sign up... Read more

  • more

    1/26/2020 11:23:34 AM, by POSEY440

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  • update

    1/26/2020 11:19:36 AM, by POSEY440

    Here it is done ... Read more

  • New Year's Resolution or New Habit?

    1/25/2020 2:34:33 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Today I wrote a piece for our Winter 5% Challenge and thought I would like to find it next year in my blog and reflect on how my new 2020 habits worked out. It seems Jan. 17 is D-Day for New Year's resolutions – the day most people give up on their good intentions and fall back into old habits.... Read more

  • Loss

    1/23/2020 5:09:18 PM, by POSEY440

    Have lot of friends here so wanted to share, my son 45 passed away yesterday, kind of a fog about it n more to come... Read more

  • here is to 2020

    1/23/2020 3:48:45 PM, by STEMPY22

    So I hit 173.4 before Mexico. I went to the gym only twice while in Mexico because the gym really sucked but got tons of steps every day and with all the dancing etc at the Riu parties I did not back. I struggled to get back into the swing of things but have now done early morning gym the last two ... Read more