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  • Redefining Success

    3/20/2015 8:37:55 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    My first walk post injury seemed....wimpy. I met a friend who is also trying to recover from an injury and had to walk much slower than I typical... Read more

  • Back from ...injury

    3/19/2015 8:40:39 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    About three weeks ago, I injured myself. Bad bout of plantar fasciitis/inflamed Achilles tendon . Boy did it hurt! Much better after a lot ... Read more

  • February 25, 2015

    2/25/2015 8:11:50 PM, by DARLINGD70

    Back in the groove. Since I can't really exercise just yet I have been tracking my steps and trying to to keep them in the 14,000 step range so ... Read more

  • How much suffering is enough?

    2/25/2015 8:48:14 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    You often hear the saying "no food tastes as good as thin feels". I have a different one this morning: No food tastes as good as NOT wanting... Read more

  • February 24, 2014

    2/24/2015 8:27:05 PM, by DARLINGD70

    Today was a rough day. First I have been very grumpy today. Every little thing was grating my nerves. This is not good when I am the Dean and ... Read more

  • Tuesday Check In

    2/24/2015 8:25:52 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    Made it through another Monday of trials and tribulations with computer issues at work. Wheeeeee! Tracked:100% - did end up going over aroun... Read more

  • February 23, 2015

    2/23/2015 5:13:50 PM, by DARLINGD70

    Today is a rough day. Had a long day a work and then came home to a house that was destroyed. It is vent time for me. I am tired of working 40... Read more

  • February 22, 2015

    2/22/2015 6:50:06 PM, by DARLINGD70

    Today was my day of rest, well kind of a day to rest. I am working on my Masters degree and am taking a statistics/analysis class, so today was ... Read more

  • Back on Track

    2/22/2015 8:25:16 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    The last two weeks were....ugly. Work got crazy - we were finalizing a software upgrade that required a lot of extra hours....and when it went li... Read more

  • February 21, 2015

    2/21/2015 6:08:56 PM, by DARLINGD70

    Today has been an awesome day. We woke up to another 5" of snow. The first thought was great I guess we will curl up on the couch and watch TV ... Read more

  • February 19, 2015

    2/19/2015 9:04:55 PM, by DARLINGD70

    Since having my third flair up of diverticulitis and being unable to eat properly and exercise properly I had felt drained and blah. Today... Read more

  • February11, 2015

    2/11/2015 8:12:58 AM, by DARLINGD70

    I am feeling much better now that I have the diverticulitis under control. Now to get back into gear and start exercising.... Read more

  • February 4, 2015

    2/4/2015 8:24:22 PM, by DARLINGD70

    Today was a wonderfully exhausting day. I was non stop at work and barley sat but a few minutes all day. When I sat down in the car to drive my... Read more

  • The good, the bad, and the ugly

    2/4/2015 7:41:45 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    The good: CPAP 100% Exercise 10 min 100% I lost 1 pound last week and am right on target for my weight loss goal The bad: A sort of ... Read more

  • Stressed!

    2/3/2015 3:03:10 PM, by KATIBUG49

    I'm working on saying positive things every day but I'm having a little trouble getting it all together. I get really stressed lately, I know it'... Read more

  • Positive Thinking

    2/1/2015 2:32:48 PM, by KATIBUG49

    So far this year has not really been going good, Mo sick & in the hospital, Mother-in-law same thing, sister & sister-in-law both health problems... Read more

  • February 1, 2015

    2/1/2015 8:59:51 AM, by DARLINGD70

    Ok, today is shopping day. I get to go to the grocery store and shop for foods that I am able to eat that are high in fiber. I am very excited ... Read more

  • February 1, 2015

    2/1/2015 8:59:51 AM, by DARLINGD70

    Ok, today is shopping day. I get to go to the grocery store and shop for foods that I am able to eat that are high in fiber. I am very excited ... Read more

  • Friday Check In

    1/30/2015 3:52:52 PM, by NOREGRET2010

    I found myself beating myself up with negative thoughts today. Thoughts like: "No wonder you're fat - you have no self discipline!" "Y... Read more

  • Thursday Check In

    1/29/2015 11:34:46 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    Out sick yesterday, slept the majority of the day. Better today, still feeling congested but at least no pounding headache! I've noticed I r... Read more

  • Tuesday Check In

    1/27/2015 8:02:37 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    Well, I overate yesterday. By about 475 calories. Fresh french bread at dinner and a half a cup of ice cream pretty much did me in. The bre... Read more

  • Eating Healthy

    1/26/2015 8:15:37 AM, by CHUBBYCAT2

    How many people have a hard time eating healthy? I start out ok but I can never seem to stick with it and after a while I just get bored with it... Read more

  • Monday Check In

    1/26/2015 8:07:22 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    Yesterday's weigh in showed a 3 pound loss! I'm happy, but you know i've lost that same three pounds several times in the last year. I do ... Read more

  • I'm proud of me!

    1/24/2015 8:36:55 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    I tracked every bite and every sip all week long. This is the first time I've consistently tracked in.....years. Yes, years. I tracked when I was... Read more

  • Friday Woo Hoo!

    1/23/2015 9:03:46 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    Tracking - 100% CPAP - yep 10 min exercise - 100% Calories - I have two words for you: Red Robin. I tracked it tho, painful as it w... Read more

  • Thursday Check In

    1/22/2015 8:48:35 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    Everything continues. CPAPing, tracking, moving when I'm in the red zone. Yesterday was hard because I didn't eat enough at lunch. So when ... Read more

  • Wednesday Check In

    1/21/2015 8:32:18 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    2 days tracking every bite, every sip: 100% 10 min exercise: 100% Increase steps to 6K : Blown out of the water both days around 8K CPAP: ... Read more

  • Tuesday Check In

    1/20/2015 8:19:17 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    So, yesterday was a pretty big deal for me. Why? Because I tracked every bit of food/beverage that went into my mouth. This is not something I'm ... Read more

  • Getting serious here!

    1/19/2015 1:31:33 PM, by NOREGRET2010

    Woke up feeling great this a.m. That is fabulous, let me tell you, after several months of NOT feeling fabulous, well rested, happy, motiva... Read more

  • Great day!

    1/15/2015 10:20:18 AM, by KATIBUG49

    Yesterday went great, got up, took the kids to school & then went to the community center to workout, loved it. I could get use to this part abou... Read more

  • Thursday Check In

    1/15/2015 7:41:57 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    CPAP: 100% Mood: Much improved Fatigue: Still causing problems, but slowly getting better with CPAP use, I think? Organization goal: Mi... Read more

  • Day 7 out of 100 days of healthy changes

    1/13/2015 8:03:28 PM, by CYNTHIUSS

    I went for a great walk yesterday and today, I'm on 5 straight day of 40 minute intense PT circuits, I made 8500 steps on fitbit yesterday, my go... Read more

  • Life

    1/13/2015 1:48:37 PM, by KATIBUG49

    Wow, it's been a long time since I posted a blog or even got on SparkPeople. Life has been busy &a little crazy, I haven't' had time for anything... Read more

  • Tuesday Check In

    1/13/2015 8:38:37 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    Well, here we are....Tuesday. Yesterday step goal was 7K, didn't make it. This is a bit deceiving. I danced about 1.5-2 hours yesterday and... Read more

  • NOT MEASLES! Heat Rash! (Millaria Rubra)

    1/13/2015 5:52:00 AM, by LEXIE63

    Heatrash! (Miliaria Rubra) Tara got overheated and this was the result. Her temp did get quite high, and she was sleeping under a blanket with t... Read more

  • And here it is Monday again...

    1/12/2015 10:23:02 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    So, yesterday's weigh in had me up 1 pound. This is okay, because the week before I'd lost 3. So I am exactly on track for my 1 pound a week goal... Read more

  • Tara has Measles!

    1/10/2015 6:05:07 PM, by LEXIE63

    Oh dear, what started as apparent flu on Wednesday took a turn today when a rash appeared on Tara's upper body. She has measles. Lots and l... Read more

  • Saturday Check In

    1/10/2015 8:05:29 AM, by NOREGRET2010

    6K step a day goal: Floundering. I think I need to revise it. Rather than "rise to 6K steps a day in two weeks" Perhaps "Increase step count by 1... Read more

  • New food discovery...

    1/9/2015 11:45:46 AM, by LEXIE63

    I've been following that January quick start thingee, and getting the emails each day. One of them was about finding a new food. Well, that ... Read more

  • Day 2 emotions seesawing..Make a Wish..

    1/8/2015 6:20:11 PM, by CYNTHIUSS

    I had no idea how much 'candy crush' and 'scramble with friends' kept my emotions at bay! When I was overwhelmed I zoned out in games, forgot I ... Read more

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