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  • Happiness Is A Choice

    5/23/2017 2:01:38 PM, by GOLFGMA

    I read an article this morning stating 5 things... Read more

  • Overwhelmed... but that's OK

    5/22/2017 9:32:42 AM, by CFODEL

    Ahh, it's Monday again. I gained AGAIN this week. Sigh. But it's ok, because I've had a few awesome non-scale victories. I saw the endocrinol... Read more

  • Who is the enabler?

    5/22/2017 6:37:09 AM, by JULMATT

    I know my parents love me. I know they understand my reason for living a healthy lifestyle, but they still set me up for failure. I know ultim... Read more

  • Being Brave

    5/21/2017 2:16:01 PM, by GOLFGMA

    If we are to go forward with being healthy and ... Read more

  • Saying No

    5/20/2017 10:56:20 AM, by JULMATT

    Twice this week the opportunity and urges to stop at fast food or snack late at night while watching movies tugged at me. All of those times I... Read more

  • Go Get'em!

    5/20/2017 8:16:40 AM, by GOLFGMA

    It is easy sometimes to get discouraged and feel as... Read more

  • Idea Strikes

    5/18/2017 11:11:57 AM, by JULMATT

    Early mornings is the best time for me the last two days. I have taken one of the two dogs for a .33 tenths of a mile walk each morning. Today... Read more

  • Make It A Habit

    5/18/2017 7:52:21 AM, by GOLFGMA

    This routine repeated several times daily would... Read more

  • Be Watchful

    5/17/2017 10:16:45 PM, by GOLFGMA

    This goes along with "words spoken can't be tak... Read more

  • Food Exchange

    5/17/2017 7:45:38 AM, by JULMATT

    Lots of time I cook for me and my parents. On Tuesday’s my parents does the cooking. It’s usually something quick. Yesterday was Hotdogs and C... Read more

  • The Gift

    5/16/2017 3:45:13 PM, by GOLFGMA

    The gift I am speaking of didn't come wrapped in a box. Let me explain............ Several years ago a friend and I, who lived i... Read more

  • Still here....

    5/16/2017 11:45:35 AM, by CFODEL

    I am not enjoying the insulin weight gain, but I am still here. I did some reading with Dr. Internet this week -- as you get your blood sugars u... Read more

  • Busy. Busy. No Excuse.

    5/16/2017 10:35:47 AM, by JULMATT

    Last few days have been so busy and hective that I gave into eating out more than I should. Each time I did I, or someone else, told me it ... Read more

  • Mother's Love

    5/14/2017 8:27:43 AM, by GOLFGMA

    I would like you to meet a loving mother. My mothe... Read more

  • Because

    5/13/2017 8:03:36 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Because I like you.......................... ... Read more

  • It's Your Time

    5/12/2017 7:58:04 PM, by GOLFGMA

    I believe this to be true. I used to think I d... Read more

  • Just 10!

    5/10/2017 2:47:56 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Staying positive is the way to get to those goa... Read more

  • Non Scale Victory

    5/10/2017 1:13:39 PM, by CFODEL

    I had an appointment this morning with the periodontist for a cleaning. For the past few years I've had some issues with my gums that require de... Read more

  • Plugging along...

    5/10/2017 9:55:01 AM, by CFODEL

    Good morning to me! I know some of you read this, but I really write this for me most of the time. I am plugging along. Weight is still cl... Read more

  • New Focus

    5/9/2017 10:14:07 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Choosing one area of my healthier goals to focus on will be my sleep habits. I have always been one to stay up too late, then get up early. Th... Read more

  • Courage

    5/9/2017 7:20:57 AM, by GOLFGMA

    Time to make a major decision. Do I really wan... Read more

  • Life

    5/8/2017 7:59:41 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Still thinking of long term rewards. Staying f... Read more

  • Small

    5/7/2017 2:43:59 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Aren't we all looking for long time results? Read more

  • Scale Down

    5/6/2017 2:21:47 PM, by JULMATT

    Today was weigh-in day. I was down from 290 to 286.4. Yeah me! This is a great sight for me to see. There has been lots of ups and... Read more

  • Imperfections

    5/6/2017 9:11:22 AM, by GOLFGMA

    We work hard but there is always more to add. ... Read more

  • Great!

    5/5/2017 8:00:29 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Put on a happy Smile , eat a good breakfast, maybe ... Read more

  • Non Scale Victory

    5/5/2017 7:33:56 AM, by CFODEL

    For my exercise yesterday I got out my resistance bands, got down on the carpet... and stretched. Man are my legs tight. I need to do it again ... Read more

  • March Onward Day

    5/5/2017 6:18:03 AM, by JULMATT

    I’m not sure if there is such a day, but that is how I am viewing today. It is the next day in my life. Not a new day or a new start, it simpl... Read more

  • Play that Funk-y music ...

    5/4/2017 9:38:45 AM, by CFODEL

    I think I'm in a funk. It's not depression per se, because I am still functioning. But I'm no longer doing well with exercise, and not that gre... Read more

  • Mistakes

    5/4/2017 7:27:43 AM, by GOLFGMA

    We can't deny that we all make mistakes. We ar... Read more

  • Success came to Ultimate Failure

    5/3/2017 12:07:16 PM, by JULMATT

    Yesterday started off poorly. I could not get going due to pain medication and my initial thought was that I did not have time to fix my lunch... Read more

  • Love Life

    5/3/2017 8:06:21 AM, by GOLFGMA

    As with most things, you get back from something t... Read more

  • Positive

    5/2/2017 1:17:24 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Sounds like a good way to be. Not that sure I am t... Read more

  • Daily Visualization from Sparks Coach Session

    5/1/2017 9:56:02 AM, by JULMATT

    Picture five things you want in your life, whether they are people, goals, experiences or things. How will reaching your small goals today hel... Read more

  • Meal Plans

    5/1/2017 9:55:18 AM, by JULMATT

    Today's Challenge was to plan ahead your meals. I do this weekly, so today I decided to post today's and tomorrow's meal plans. Here you go. I kn... Read more

  • Believe

    5/1/2017 7:44:26 AM, by GOLFGMA

    We have to have confidence. Those who "think they ... Read more

  • When And How

    4/30/2017 9:41:11 AM, by GOLFGMA

    When I saw this quote I realized this should speak ... Read more

  • Start It Right

    4/29/2017 8:50:31 AM, by GOLFGMA

    Starting any day right is a good cup of hot cof... Read more

  • Being Grateful

    4/28/2017 12:04:04 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Be grateful today that we have a problem of try... Read more

  • I'm Not Alone

    4/27/2017 10:24:55 AM, by CFODEL

    Wow, what a 24 hours. I have been fighting my weight and my health habits all week. My weight is up AGAIN and I am watching the calendar with a... Read more

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