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  • Self-Compassion (Day 1)

    8/1/2015 8:34:23 PM, by INTRINSIC_2015

    I need to start somewhere. Not with a perfect day. Just with a day. Valen and I went to the library today, and he turned in his summer rea... Read more

  • What is failure?

    8/1/2015 1:29:15 PM, by PATRICIAANNE307

    Failure is not achieving a goal, it is when we stop trying. ... Read more

  • check off two more goals

    8/1/2015 1:27:33 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I get to check off two more goals today. I tried a new walking trail with my husband AND we walked over 3 miles! YAY!... Read more

  • Fitness is not just one choice! Marshfield,WI

    8/1/2015 12:05:57 PM, by RUNNINGTRUCKER

    Today, the long run was on the docket. Luckily, I had a very easy schedule today to get it in. So, I slept until I woke up. That is the best w... Read more

  • What an AWFUL week!

    8/1/2015 11:39:23 AM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    Last week was absolutely awful. Seriously, it was the worst week I've had in a very, very long time. I felt really crappy on Monday, and I had to... Read more

  • Mini-Vacation

    8/1/2015 9:05:07 AM, by SILVASHAN

    We are off to Great Wolf Lodge this morning. Staying Saturday-Monday with our family and a friend and her nephew. Super excited. We all love w... Read more

  • I need to move

    8/1/2015 6:29:09 AM, by THE_FAE

    i stay so busy that I forget to move. I need to add in some exercise to my life. I know I do. Goal: a bit of walking today with the kids when we... Read more


    8/1/2015 12:10:09 AM, by HYE101

    Failure is a bruise , not a tattoo . – Jon Sinclair... Read more

  • Better than I was but not as good as I could be

    7/31/2015 2:51:54 PM, by NETSUE64

    I am so much healthier than I used to be. I can fit into clothes that you can buy in a normal store, not just stuff in a plus size store. I am ... Read more

  • Good workout when???

    7/31/2015 2:39:36 PM, by STR8NOCHASER7

    I've had a good workout when I'm drenched in sweat & feel like I can't possibly go on. This happens at least 1x weekly.... Read more

  • Here I am....

    7/31/2015 10:36:40 AM, by GAILIGHT

    and wherever I go, there I am. I am happy to report that I have seen the scales move downward, but, more importantly, I have seen my smiles incr... Read more

  • Still making progress

    7/31/2015 10:25:09 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I return to school on Monday. Today I went for my last morning walk of summer. I pushed myself to add one more lap on the 1/2 track at my favorit... Read more

  • Cycle

    7/31/2015 9:48:52 AM, by SILVASHAN

    I have been tracking my weight loss with my monthly cycle the past three months and find it interesting to see how the weight loss really lines u... Read more

  • Energy, anyone?

    7/31/2015 9:19:45 AM, by DRUMMERCHK

    I was only going to blog once a day, but this question came back to me as soon as I posted my blog. My brain tells me, and I want to believe, th... Read more

  • It's only 9:00

    7/31/2015 9:07:59 AM, by DRUMMERCHK

    Did not get on the treadmill this morning. Thought about beating myself up about it, but it will be there when I get home and the plan is to get... Read more

  • 32 of 90

    7/31/2015 7:39:39 AM, by MAGA99

    Today is our last day here. I thought that I would feel at least a little sad; but no not at all. I'm just looking forward to another chapter. ... Read more

  • Almost was good, but then I chipped

    7/31/2015 7:32:36 AM, by THE_FAE

    Last night I binged on margharita pizza. One entire pizza. Fortunately it's a very thin crust and simple red sauce, fresh mozzarella and basil. S... Read more


    7/31/2015 2:11:54 AM, by HYE101

    Your body can stand almost anything . It’s your mind that you have to convince .... Read more

  • 31 of 90

    7/30/2015 8:46:00 PM, by MAGA99

    Went and did the walk thru of the new place; took Lala to see it She is nervous about moving where she doesn't know anyone; told her she di... Read more

  • Celebrating victory over a slice of DQ Ice Cream cake

    7/30/2015 7:59:11 PM, by ONERAINDROP

    This evening, I am proud to say that I won the battle over the slice of ice cream cake my family bought me from DQ for my birthday this past Satu... Read more

  • Far from home

    7/30/2015 4:04:16 PM, by SUNSHINERAY108

    How far have we gone to find ourselves? Really to what lengths have we each traveled just trying to figure out where we belong? When we get there... Read more

  • "Let's Get Physical"!

    7/30/2015 3:53:19 PM, by GOLFGMA

    We've all heard it a thousand times...but...we need it goes. Research shows that people who include physical activity in t... Read more

  • Just Say No

    7/30/2015 12:02:52 PM, by NEWHARRY

    When people say to you, Oh you can have this it wont hurt your diet, Just Say No When people say to you, you can have a little. Just Say No ... Read more

  • Day 162 of the 'Q' - Summer is a murderer...

    7/30/2015 10:16:40 AM, by HOLLYPOTTER

    I was all excited for summer. Plenty of time to work out, eat when I needed to, see my friends, do what I wanted. No problem. I have a plan! ... Read more

  • Repetition Sometimes Helps

    7/30/2015 9:18:56 AM, by SILVASHAN

    I am finding that I need variety in my dinners (and sometimes lunches), but that I do best if my breakfast and snacks are the same most days. Pl... Read more

  • A morning narrative

    7/30/2015 9:03:13 AM, by LISAADAMSWRITES

    She stood, her gaze locked on her husband curled perfectly into his pillow. Sleep had tortured her and flaunted itself in front of her so many ti... Read more

  • Observing

    7/30/2015 8:54:56 AM, by DRUMMERCHK

    I think one of the things I'm doing at the start is observing my own behavior. I know I take in too many calories during the workday - usually w... Read more

  • musings and meanderings in my mind.

    7/30/2015 8:05:23 AM, by THE_FAE

    being a self employed single parent is a challenge. i am very content in many ways, but finances are not one of them. i've always struggled finan... Read more

  • Recovering from Shin Splints

    7/30/2015 7:20:38 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Thank you to all of you for your kind support and words of advice. My poor sore legs are feeling much much better today! Today is my planned... Read more


    7/30/2015 1:39:59 AM, by HYE101

    Sometimes in life , your situation will keep repeating itself until you learn your lesson .... Read more

  • Honeysuckle smells... Richmond, KY

    7/29/2015 10:38:05 PM, by RUNNINGTRUCKER

    Man, I have been insane busy. The past few days my diet has not been ideal. I ran out of food in my truck and have not been able to make it to ... Read more

  • 30 of 90

    7/29/2015 10:21:33 PM, by MAGA99

    Well I did 30 of 90 and this means that I made it 1/3 of the way thru my blog goal Hubby signed the lease today; will pick up the keys on Frida... Read more

  • Celebration

    7/29/2015 7:45:43 PM, by NEWHARRY

    I am so happy with how I feel and the weight i already lost and the fact I haven't had ice cream for 14 days. When the scale shows under 200 poun... Read more

  • A new development

    7/29/2015 5:32:46 PM, by HZJEWL

    I just found out that I am pre-diabetic. My blood pressure is also very high. My mother passed suddenly from a massive stroke due to her hyperten... Read more

  • Yoga time!

    7/29/2015 4:46:41 PM, by PINKD333

    I am absolutely amazed that Yoga Time is awesome to me. The first workout time I have ever had that I look forward to. If you have not found th... Read more

  • Goal Board

    7/29/2015 1:14:02 PM, by THINKSHRINK

    I work with very health-conscious people, who are waaaay more fit than I am. They also have normal, everyday struggles with food and exercise. ... Read more

  • Olympic vacuum cleaner lifting category?

    7/29/2015 12:29:34 PM, by DRUMMERCHK

    There should be one. I had the day off yesterday and planned to clean house. Last weekend my vacuum cleaner went to the great v.c. land in the ... Read more

  • I Put the Dog Food Down

    7/29/2015 12:24:56 PM, by SILVASHAN

    Since starting this journey I have realized that sometimes I don't have great perspective on my progress. It never seems like enough. However, ... Read more

  • Day 14 - Gutters

    7/29/2015 10:21:44 AM, by MRSTAYLOR15

    I took a day off of work today so that I could have the gutters installed on our house. Being home during the day is always a concern for me bec... Read more

  • Shin Splints and Active Rest

    7/29/2015 9:32:21 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Wow! I really over did it yesterday! When I got home from the orientation my legs were killing me. I have been having trouble with shin splints, ... Read more

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