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  • Back again

    4/7/2020 2:41:31 AM, by SMILES4100

    Hi! Long time, no see! And it's all my fault. But fear not! Change is coming! My husband bet me a Switch that I could lose 5 lbs. So you bet I'mma bust my but to do that. It's going to be difficult to lose weight when the gym is closed, but I know that I need to just eat right and move. ... Read more

  • the new normal

    4/4/2020 9:35:41 AM, by SHINEFROMWITHIN

    “in the rush to return to normal, use this time to consider which parts of normal are worth rushing back to” - Dave Hollis I’ve been struggling as I imagine most of you have, too. I work in a loan center at a bank and it’s been incredibly hectic. I’m working to process home equity, auto, and perso... Read more

  • Hi

    4/3/2020 11:02:21 AM, by LUNA_IRIS

    I'm new to all this. I don't actually know if I belong on this website (lol) but I'm gonna give it a try because I actually have been using Spark People for quite a while! So, as I've briefly hinted, I am a millennial, at least according to my age range. I don't think that should stop me from be... Read more

  • what you say and do matters

    3/31/2020 7:38:28 AM, by SHINEFROMWITHIN

    I didn’t want to write this blog, but I had to let my emotions out. I posted a picture on Sunday that was taken back in January. I’m wearing a cute hat, that I was too afraid to buy but my friends talked me into it. I’ve always loved hats, but as I gained weight and my chin rounded out I became ev... Read more

  • positivity

    3/29/2020 7:01:01 PM, by SHINEFROMWITHIN

    My anxiety has been high since COVID19 hit the US. My county has been set to shelter in place. I’m an essential worker and still go into work on my same weekly schedule. It’s been stressful. So I’m trying to focus on positive phrases. I am resilient and can get through anything. Choose faith ove... Read more

  • I bought a treadmill

    3/28/2020 9:02:50 PM, by SHINEFROMWITHIN

    The last 24 yrs of my life have been a struggle because of my weight. I’m 30 now, and I can remember being as young as 6 when I realized I was bigger than other girls. In elementary school, when I would hang out at friends houses for sleepovers, I could never play dress up because I didn’t fit into ... Read more

  • Day 1: 7 Weeks Postpartum

    3/26/2020 1:08:10 PM, by HENRYSMOM2020

    I'm officially 7 weeks postpartum today after giving birth to my dear little boy, Henry. I had an extremely difficult delivery and we are both incredibly lucky to be here. So, I'm very appreciative to have my health. I want to work everyday to make sure I eat well and exercise. I am starting at 166.... Read more

  • Best woman dress.

    3/20/2020 5:11:46 PM, by ANGFAR

    I was doing good until about a week and a half ago, I think that our town looks like a scene from a movie and everything is shut down is making me depressed and fighting with my boys to do their school work is getting to me. My best friend had to postpone her wedding is going to be a next big goal. ... Read more

  • Setting myself up for failure

    3/17/2020 10:41:06 PM, by BETTERME4LIF3

    Every day I wake up, I'm a totally different person than I was when I went to bed.. Lets just face it, we can't all be morning people, right? It usually takes me around an hour of being awake, to really get to where I need to be mentally for the day. HAHA, the sad part is, that even that I know t... Read more

  • Is Weight an Issue Anyway?

    3/15/2020 6:13:55 PM, by DIANAS

    Just 2020 clear vision reflection - I am happy. Actually content and giving back to community and friends, happy relationships, happy career. It has been an amazing change these past years. I feel that it is much better to be a grown woman quite confident in her own skin than the on obsessing overwe... Read more