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  • 12/17/14 ~ Planning

    12/17/2014 10:38:26 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. ~ Alan Lakein Read more

  • I'm Getting There

    12/16/2014 2:04:40 PM, by AGRAY7903

    It took me a really long time to really get serious, but a diagnosis of diabetes in August 2014 did it for me. I have currently lost 41 lbs, and... Read more

  • 12/16/14 ~ Honesty

    12/16/2014 10:28:47 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    What I know for sure is this: The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal for this year is, you can get there, as l... Read more

  • 12/15/14 ~ Priorities

    12/15/2014 10:37:49 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. ~H. L. Hunt Read more

  • 12/12/14 ~ Habit

    12/12/2014 1:50:20 PM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don't like to do. They don't like doing them either necessarily. But their disli... Read more

  • Parachutes

    12/12/2014 9:37:39 AM, by GERIKRAGH

    Thank you margemf: Four people are in an airplane, the pilot, the smartest man in the world, the richest man in the world, and a punk tee... Read more

  • death of a another loved one.

    12/11/2014 2:44:22 PM, by MIMULUSBUG

    One of my favorite aunts passed away Nov. 28th and was buried Dec. 2nd in Chicago Ill. and our family is dealing with the loss of this beautiful ... Read more

  • 12/11/14 ~ Change

    12/11/2014 10:31:47 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” ~Mike Murdock Read more

  • My Baby Finnegan

    12/10/2014 3:54:04 PM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    He's a sweetheart! Finnegan is my favorite of all our cats. He's almost 9 months old, and his tail is magnificent. I take Finnegan to bed ... Read more

  • 12/10/14 ~ Excuses

    12/10/2014 1:55:49 PM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure. ~ Unknown Read more

  • December 9 - Hours

    12/9/2014 9:35:16 PM, by JUDITH1654

    Work called me today to tell me they were cancelling my hours for Thursday. That's fine. As long as I can maintain my 32 hours average to quali... Read more

  • 12/9/14 ~ Food

    12/9/2014 10:30:02 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    Processed foods not only extend the shelf life, but they extend the waistline as well. ~Karen Sessions Read more

  • End of the semester

    12/9/2014 8:26:07 AM, by DRKPKING

    Grading papers..getting in some writing days when I can produce 20 pages of my new book and various articles... And yes, the final never ending ... Read more

  • 12/8/14 ~ Choice

    12/8/2014 10:33:46 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    There is a choice you have to make in everything you do. So keep in mind that in the end, the choice you make, makes you. ~ Nishan Panwa... Read more

  • A woman's essence is her size, isn't that true?

    12/6/2014 12:53:36 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    Friends, I just ran across this AMAZING video about weight and the way we think about it: youtu.be/4roNyMt_AXE You HA... Read more

  • 12/5/14 ~ Start

    12/5/2014 10:31:06 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ~ Walt Disney ... Read more

  • Getting the picture Dec 4, 2014

    12/4/2014 10:13:38 PM, by CASSIE052

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    12/4/2014 10:08:00 PM, by CASSIE052

    I can't believe how I can quickly stop doing something I start. I was going to come here everyday, HA! I can see it's been a while. Dr. appt Mo... Read more

  • First Weigh in on week 3 of diet

    12/4/2014 4:42:48 PM, by XMAC33

    OK so weigh in day has come and gone and I have lost a gobsmacking 8 kilos (that is 17.6 lbs) in 3 weeks. I got my trainer to weigh me twice I w... Read more

  • Pre Plateau Blues...

    12/4/2014 10:41:20 AM, by GOALISAGO

    Until I watched Becky's video on what a plateau was, I was frustrated that I hadn't lost any weight in the last couple of weeks. But she explaine... Read more

  • 12/4/14 ~ Perseverance

    12/4/2014 10:31:02 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    According to decades of research, there are two fundamental mindsets that determine how people respond to struggle, setbacks and failure. In one ... Read more

  • Training Dolphins

    12/3/2014 8:32:49 PM, by GERIKRAGH

    Thank you margemf: Dolphins are so intelligent that within a few weeks of captivity they can train a man to stand on the edge of their po... Read more

  • 12/3/14 ~ Belief

    12/3/2014 10:33:46 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the reward... Read more

  • 12/2/14 ~ Strength

    12/2/2014 10:33:53 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is st... Read more

  • December 2

    12/2/2014 1:21:36 AM, by JUDITH1654

    I survived Black Friday, but as a neighbor of mine is fond of saying, "my tired is hanging out". It's going to take a few days to completely get... Read more

  • Missing you!

    12/2/2014 12:58:58 AM, by 2DAWN4

    To Benj: Six years ago today, I was awakened very early in the morning by a knock on my window. I looked out and saw your dad, mom and bro... Read more

  • What to Do When You Fall Off the Healthy Living Wagon

    12/1/2014 6:08:53 PM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    Thanksgiving is over, and I'm still recovering from my carb-fest. If ther... Read more

  • 12/1/14 ~ Back on Track

    12/1/2014 10:49:45 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    When life takes you off track, you can complain about it or do something about it. ~ Unknown Read more

  • Doctor Visit

    12/1/2014 9:41:01 AM, by GERIKRAGH

    Thank you margemf: A couple was making their first doctors visit prior to the birth of their first child. After the exam, the doctor took... Read more

  • End of week 1

    11/30/2014 6:21:45 PM, by XMAC33

    Ok end of week 1 on “the end of Diabetes” diet. In general went really well, not as hard as I expected (but still really hard in a lot of r... Read more

  • New challenge

    11/28/2014 9:13:18 PM, by GRAYCATBIRD

    I found out recently that my blood glucose is in the diabetic range. Now I really have to get serious about losing weight and changing my eating ... Read more

  • Robbery

    11/28/2014 11:15:15 AM, by GERIKRAGH

    Thanks margemf: A guy walked into a little corner store with a shotgun and demanded all of the cash from the cash drawer. After the cashier ... Read more

  • Getting used to tracking my food

    11/28/2014 3:40:55 AM, by SUMMERKIND129

    I'm taking this journy one step at a time. I have two notebooks. In one I wrote down topics like healthy habbits that need improvement, unheal... Read more

  • My First Official 5K Walk!

    11/27/2014 10:06:22 PM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    What a great morning it's been :) My husband and I made it to the start line for this year's Run to Feed The Hungry (the largest Thanksgiving d... Read more

  • Thanksgiving thoughts!

    11/27/2014 10:09:34 AM, by 2DAWN4

    Every day, not just on Thanksgiving, do I try to be thankful for everything that I have. Sure, some times I wish that I had more money, would dr... Read more

  • 11/26/14 ~ Mistakes

    11/26/2014 10:35:34 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it. ~Thomas S. Monson Read more

  • Little Johnny

    11/26/2014 9:42:54 AM, by GERIKRAGH


  • day 3 going strong

    11/26/2014 2:27:22 AM, by XMAC33

    Well it is day 3 on my new programme. It is hard... really hard going from being a major meat eater to a Vegan. Having said that, I am en... Read more

  • 11/25/14 ~ Humor

    11/25/2014 10:29:07 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all. ~ Joey Adams... Read more

  • The Secret to Success

    11/24/2014 4:14:29 PM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    The secret to successful weight loss? You have to want it more than you wan... Read more

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