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  • Vaca Analysis and POA

    12/10/2016 10:24:04 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    So, I'm back from vaca. I gained 5 lbs...my eating was extensive. We had a free breakfast buffet everyday...so my breakfast calories were proba... Read more

  • another unplanned day

    12/10/2016 5:52:18 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    so we woke up to the snow, and slush, and then rain, and by the time we got the car cleared (which included pruning branches from a tree weighted... Read more

  • Last Day of Vaca

    12/9/2016 7:51:04 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    We toured Magic Kingdom one last time yesterday. We rode a lot of rides with GD. She LOVES the rides. She is all smiles when we are on them. ... Read more

  • some days...

    12/9/2016 5:20:37 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    don't turn out quite the way you planned. yesterday was supposed to be a day taking care of errandS while we were in seattle. instead, it became ... Read more

  • in transit...

    12/8/2016 9:19:13 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    whoever heard of planes leaving early, let alone planes that leave on time arriving early?! yet that is what happened. molokai is a small island ... Read more

  • Epcot!

    12/8/2016 8:41:20 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday, we toured Epcot. That park is huge! I got in 20,125 steps. GD is doing great walking the parks. It amazes me that her little 4-yea... Read more

  • What Was I Thinking

    12/7/2016 8:39:33 PM, by MISSJACQUE

    I've been struggling with getting a walk in everyday. It's laziness on my part really. I just can't get motivated for whatever reason. I think... Read more

  • Hollywood Studios!

    12/7/2016 7:54:42 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday, we went to Hollywood Studios theme park. We saw the storm troopers march in. Then, we went to the Frozen Sing-Along. As I was sitti... Read more

  • so long tropical paradise...

    12/7/2016 6:17:44 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    yep. last morning in paradise. for now... we are returning in a month, but it is time for the journey home to the holidays and the visits from my... Read more

  • A+ From the Doctor!

    12/6/2016 5:49:13 PM, by MISSJACQUE

    The visit to the Dr.'s today went really well. My blood work came back with the sugars going from 14 to 10, blood pressure almost normal 135/83.... Read more

  • Magic Kingdom Fun!

    12/6/2016 7:59:46 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday was another great day at Disney! We went to Magic Kingdom for the day. We rode the monorail there. The Polynesian Resort is across t... Read more

  • "we appreciate your patience..."

    12/6/2016 5:54:02 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    erm... no, i don't think you do... my patience was truly tried yesterday. as an expert procrastinator, i had delayed making all the arrangements ... Read more

  • Scarlet Dragon Romanian Ridgebacks... meet our mascot Luca and family

    12/5/2016 10:50:14 PM, by AURA18

    Luca the ITC Fitness Dragon... Read more

  • Only 2 Weeks Ago

    12/5/2016 8:52:38 PM, by MISSJACQUE

    Two weeks ago, I thought I was heading into my Dr.'s appointment tomorrow to be told I'd have to go on insulin as the pills aren't lowering my bl... Read more

  • Having a Great Time!

    12/5/2016 7:27:50 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    We're in Florida! Yesterday DH and I spent a few hou... Read more

  • a good day...

    12/5/2016 7:11:10 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    thank you everyone for the birthday wishes yesterday! after the celebrations of friday and saturday, sunday was a peaceful day doing the things w... Read more

  • Vacation and Back to It!

    12/4/2016 8:51:49 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    We made it to Sunny Florida! Amazing that you can leave Ohio at 50 degrees and 1.5 hours later be in Florida at 75 degrees. Love it! Eve... Read more

  • getting better, not older

    12/4/2016 8:50:53 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    we continued the birthday celebration weekend (which usually slides into week, then month) with most of the same friends from the sunset celebrat... Read more

  • I did it!

    12/3/2016 9:07:45 PM, by WINACHST

    I finally did it! I ran a sub20 2-miler this morning. I have been working on making this goal for about 7 years now. WHOOHOO!... Read more

  • friday off

    12/3/2016 9:53:55 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    many years ago a colleague recommended taking fridays off - we never (well, rarely) have deadlines due the next day, and the rest of the world is... Read more

  • Big, Busy Day!

    12/3/2016 6:42:19 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Today is 80 days of logging in to Spark, writing a blog, and encouraging SP friends. That number is significant. I'm a numbers person...so stat... Read more

  • My Mother-in-law has passed

    12/2/2016 8:04:54 PM, by WINACHST

    It has been a rough few days. My mother-in-law has passed on to glory. She had COPD and ended up in intensive care and then it was decided that s... Read more

  • It Pays Off...

    12/2/2016 3:25:42 PM, by MISSJACQUE

    Everyday is a conscious fight to stay healthy and true to myself. I have family and friends who try to support me, sometimes in the wrong ways b... Read more

  • Recovering after a Fall

    12/2/2016 8:21:30 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Hmmm...still struggling. This is what happens. I do well with a new program...until I fall off...then I have a hard time getting back on and, m... Read more

  • good snacking - or dinner redefined...

    12/2/2016 6:35:35 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    so i have been having these salt fits. i can walk past any cookie or cake or muffin any time of day and not think twice. but there is something a... Read more

  • Making It!

    12/1/2016 7:37:14 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I made it through the day in range yesterday, yay! I had two major temptations. At lunch, a co-worker bought me a cookie at Panera (they have l... Read more

  • welcoming december!

    12/1/2016 6:26:02 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    oy what a month ahead! one more week here on molokai, then back to seattle next week. pick up claire!!!!! yay! and back to winthrop and winter an... Read more

  • Slip...Could of...Can...

    11/30/2016 6:54:04 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Sad to say, last night, I had my first binge in awhile...it's been about 75 days. Why did I binge? 3 of 4 factors of HALT came into play...I wa... Read more

  • and that was november...

    11/30/2016 6:46:32 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    i'm not real proud of it. i just realized (too late of course) that i forgot to complete the maintenance weight challenge before the end of the d... Read more

  • and that was monday...

    11/29/2016 8:55:45 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    i'm afraid that without the beck reboot, or other focus for the blog like the challenge in september, i'm having a bit of trouble coming up with ... Read more

  • What to do...

    11/29/2016 6:42:17 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I accomplished my goal of 10,000 steps for the day yesterday...yay! Glad I had a goal day challenge to push me along! Anytime I get my steps, i... Read more

  • Day 4 - challenging day

    11/28/2016 6:56:23 PM, by HEALTHYLU1

    I woke up over early because of work worries. I was unable to address these worries today at work. I have home stuff to do also. I really n... Read more

  • a full day

    11/28/2016 9:30:13 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    if saturday was a break day, somehow we managed to fit in everything yesterday - a video during the night, a four-mile walk in the morning, work ... Read more

  • Redeeming the Day

    11/28/2016 6:28:13 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday came with an unexpected surprise...DH is sick. He has the flu or something...aches, sore throat, congestion, cough...he's down for the... Read more

  • Quiet Day

    11/27/2016 8:52:58 PM, by MISSJACQUE

    The dogs let me sleep in this morning. It was nice to get up at 7am, instead of my normal 6am, waking up on my own instead of multiple cold nose... Read more

  • Weathered the Rough Day

    11/27/2016 8:19:33 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday was a rough/stressful day. I had the GD's and they were grumpy! The little one, who usually naps really well, only took a 40-minute n... Read more

  • break day

    11/27/2016 7:47:05 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    yesterday was a break from exercise but catch up on work. and sleep! after a short morning walk, we got straight to work. meals were easy - it se... Read more

  • Back on Track

    11/26/2016 6:28:44 PM, by HEALTHYLU1

    Day 2 -Today is day 2 of tracking food again. I'm feeling pretty good and enjoying time away from work. I did a little puttering but also made si... Read more

  • Childhood Food Dislikes

    11/26/2016 5:27:21 PM, by MISSJACQUE

    My mother was a horrible cook. Her meals were normally bland, over cooked and bottom line not very adventurous, same meals week in and week out.... Read more

  • black friday...

    11/26/2016 11:00:32 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    a little history. shortly after we married, DH and i moved to sweden. when the first valentine's day came along, it wasn't celebrated in sweden, ... Read more

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