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  • I'm Hungry....

    9/2/2014 5:35:33 PM, by BABY_GIRL69

    For Sparkpoints that is..lol Actually trying to reel myself in from weekend eating, I did alright on Saturday & Sunday but yesterday I ate quite a few rib tips....so here goes... breakfast: bowl of cereal Lunch: vanilla oreo cookies with milk, spaghetti & slice of bread & salad Snack: ... Read more

  • Tuesday.. School starts!!!!!

    9/2/2014 3:48:22 PM, by PICKIE98

    The little darlings are back in school, hopefully learning what they will need to stay alive and well in this world. Fresh faces anxious to see their friends after a summer of enjoying anything unrelated to learning!! I look forward to the rest of the day: no rain today!... Read more

  • Day Two of my Month of Redemption

    9/2/2014 3:19:28 PM, by TESSFROMWA

    In spite of not sleeping good at ALL last night, I still got up and did my 15 min on the cycle then I held a plank for 30 seconds. My back is just killing me today. I finally had to cave and take 5... Read more

  • Broken hip

    9/2/2014 2:09:55 PM, by LINDRAY

    Well, its been a while. I was doing very well on my bike and then fell in my kitchen and broke my hip, so I am on the mend. five weeks ago yesterday, I had surgery. walking with a cane and I am told no bike for a few weeks, I am walking each day and getting stronger. Went and got a hair cut today. T... Read more

  • Happy September!

    9/2/2014 2:09:55 PM, by HEATHER-L

    Good day to you! I had my usual TOPS chapter meeting, which I maintained! Yahoo! Especially on day 1 of my "TOM"! I'm very happy! We had a no gain meeting, which is awesome! I bought myself Hamburg Bulldogs gear -- a tshirt and shorts -- so I can support both my son Alex's school and my ex... Read more

  • Wellness team!

    9/2/2014 2:01:39 PM, by ANDCOWSFLY

    I am very excited. Today I got the news that our Wellness Director at my work is looking to build a Wellness Team. You have to fill out an application to apply and the questions include: Why do you want to be a part of the Wellness Team? What experience/skills will you bring to the Wellness Team? Ex... Read more

  • Nice Quiet Day

    9/2/2014 12:15:52 PM, by ROX525

    Son has moved out, daughter, her husband, my husband and 5 year old granddaughter are at work or school and it is just me and the 3 year old granddaughter here with the 3 dogs. Ran to four stores with her this morning and now home to sand the walls while she is napping. Hope your day is great.... Read more

  • Rain again/goals/points.

    9/2/2014 12:12:41 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Will it ever stop. Another .7 inches of rain last night. It is making doing chores a real job. I usually like doing them, I always pet every horse and scratch there backs before I dump there feed, the sheep I don't spent a lot of time with cause if you don't get there feed in the trough right awa... Read more

  • You (Almost) Always Get What You Want

    9/2/2014 11:32:13 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

    I’ve been thinking about how we usually get what we want. I mostly want to succeed with my health plan (forgetting to track sometimes implies some ambivalence), so my behavior naturally follows that wish (most of the time), and I arrange to stay on plan no matter what. In the past, even more ambiv... Read more

  • Ten "Weight Loss" Commandments!

    9/2/2014 11:16:41 AM, by MISSMUFFETT101

    Saw this on Dr. Oz quite some time ago - Loved it! Shared it on my WW blog... Enjoy 1. Thou Shalt Not Wear Pants that Stretch Your clothing is an early-warning system for weight gain. When it's getting hard to snap your jeans, you know it's time to be vigilant. Wearing stretchy clothes allows... Read more

  • Pedigree Dog Food Recall Expanded..SOMEONES SLEEPING ON THE JOB.

    9/2/2014 10:37:24 AM, by LOSER05

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  • National Blueberry Popsicle Day

    9/2/2014 8:06:44 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Blueberry Popsicle Day When: Always Sept. 2nd September is National Blueberry Popsicle Month, so naturally there should be a National Blueberry Popsicle Day and today is that day. What better way to end the hot... Read more

  • I'm going to get my life back 😄

    9/2/2014 4:33:26 AM, by MTBDEBBIE

    In the last year and a half my health became worse. I was no longer walking every day, my weight crept up, I've gained 30 lbs of the 45 I had lost. Some days I couldn't even get out of bed, so much pain all over. But I hope to change all that. I had a Parathyroid tumor remove in July 2014 which caus... Read more

  • The First Lapse In My Routine

    9/2/2014 2:32:28 AM, by ZOEDUNE

    Rather than post something to document my progress, I'm writing this to document me falling behind. I was working on a pretty awesome post this morning as my journal routine when I got a passive-aggressive message from sparkpeople about using bad language. That kind of knocked me back for a bi... Read more

  • Loved the long weekend now back to work!

    9/2/2014 1:39:07 AM, by GEOFROG

    I loved having 3 days off in a row, It was like a mini vacation. But now back to work even though I have Wednesday off this week. Tomorrow may be a little rough though. One coworker who helps me out the most has the day off, the bosses are back after 6 days off so they have to play catch up and who ... Read more

  • 2 weeks ago

    9/2/2014 12:27:11 AM, by HICKOK-HALEY

    Seems I am forever trying to catch up. We house/pet sit for a month. Although we had fun, it sure cuts into my schedule. So here are a few pics from two weeks ago. I have a lot of pictures to download yet from my camera. Downloading must burn calories, right? Here is Mama and her D... Read more

  • Even good food can be bad

    9/1/2014 10:36:49 PM, by NEWROSE

    We went apple picking and came home with a 10 pound bag of Gala apples. If it were up to me I would have brought home 20 pounds because they cost less per pound. When I got them home and weighed one I realized each apple was probably 2 or more servings of fruit. They are big! Now I find myself wan... Read more

  • What a boring day

    9/1/2014 10:09:55 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Didn't get the chance to do what I wanted to do today. Too lazy to do it. Especially outside because we were suppose to get rain today. We didn't. According to the weather report it might be tonight. Looks like Wednesday and Friday we're suppose to get some. Either Thursday or the weekend I might be... Read more

  • Me now

    9/1/2014 7:45:01 PM, by DOLLBABE56

    This is me now. Well, actually in June on Father's Day. I have joined a wellness center and attend an adaptive yoga class once a week. 2 - 3 times a week my husband and I go and use the machines. Still not losing anything. So... Read more

  • So Open Your Eyes

    9/1/2014 4:47:51 PM, by JESPAH

    https://www.youtube.com/
    watch?v=ZavLCla-Lzw I turn 52 tomorrow. This picture was taken not an hour ago. Yeah, I've gained some back. There's still a ways to go (isn't there always?). But hell, I'm here. ... Read more

  • Labor day

    9/1/2014 3:49:05 PM, by PICKIE98

    tried to eat within limits this morning.. There is a huge thunderstorm right now so that will put the kie-bosh to grilling out for today. Smothered burgers today with rice.. instead of grilling, I will use fit and active mushroom soup and onions and mushrooms, simmering on stove top and serve on a... Read more

  • September - My Month of Resilience and Redemption

    9/1/2014 3:25:25 PM, by TESSFROMWA

    September 2014 is going to be a pivotal month in the rest of my life. I am currently in the worst physical shape of my life. I can't walk a block without being out of breath and aching. I know I have to start very, very slow ... Read more

  • Potpourri

    9/1/2014 3:21:29 PM, by GINA180847

    I call this blog potpourri because there is lots to say none of it really huge. It is the first of Sept. and I am looking at what I need to get done this month. I need to be calm and not feel overwhelmed. Lots to do and very little is optional. I'll mention some of them and if you get bored just f... Read more

  • Playtime with the pup!

    9/1/2014 3:18:29 PM, by BAREFITNESS

    No labor for me today~enjoying some time off! Took Turkey out to the field to play fetch.....he gets distracted by anything that blows across it~and chases after it. Doesn't matter what it is....a leaf, plastic bag, pieces of trash. He caught a piece today and recognized it as a Tootsie Pop wrapp... Read more

  • When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. ~John Mui

    9/1/2014 2:40:50 PM, by SEASONS_CHANGE_

    When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. ~John Muir ... Read more

  • A New Month

    9/1/2014 2:16:22 PM, by KROSMON

    September 1st, Labor Day. Where has the summer gone? Still hot here in the L.A. area. Nights are warm and the days are still hot, darn it. I am doing quite well with the Faster EFT. I have two wonderful practitioners who hold a meetup group once a month in the L.A. area. I get such good... Read more

  • Goals Set

    9/1/2014 1:57:27 PM, by ILOVEMALI

    Dee sets goals all the time. So, I'll go public with mine. Accountability IS. 1) Mini-tramp 5/7 dpw 2) 1 chocolate treat per day (more realistic than my no chocolate, as my husband has been bringing Hershey into the house, and we split one most days). 3) More water -- less beer! 4)... Read more

  • 23 minutes

    9/1/2014 1:43:24 PM, by ILOVEMALI

    Yesterday I jogged on the mini-tramp for 23 minutes, listening to rocknroll (Jethro Tull). This morning, I mini-tramped to David Bowie, and stopped after the 5th song -- 23 minutes. Huh! 23 is my son's birthdate. 23 is Jose Uribe's jersey number (we referred to The Boy as Uribe during my pregnan... Read more

  • Help Me Become a PTA

    9/1/2014 1:09:53 PM, by NIKKIONTHERUN

    www.gofundme.com/NikkiOn
    TheRun Please read my story, and if you can donate I would be forever grateful. If you can't, no worries! I am just glad to share my story. Thanks Loves!... Read more

  • Goals for September

    9/1/2014 11:54:58 AM, by BLUEJEDIBUBBLES

    I have some simple goals for Sept. Blog here at least once a week. Preferably 2-3 times a week, but aim for at least once. Track what I eat on the spark tracker at least three times this week-the entire day. Not just a partial day. The entire day. Doesn't matter if I remember to put e... Read more

  • A Man, a Dog and Some Classic Movie Scenes

    9/1/2014 11:25:38 AM, by LOSER05

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  • SURVIVAL

    9/1/2014 10:40:38 AM, by CEIL46

    My trip to Seattle was more stressful than expected. I spent a lot of time seeing lawyers, and checking for facilities for my 94 year old father. We had to remove him from sister's care, she is in no condition to care for him. T,e transition will be very difficult, but it has to be done. T... Read more

  • “It is a happy talent to know how to play.”

    9/1/2014 10:29:22 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Ohh, the weekend is over .. whyyyyyyy ???? Oh wait .. there is one more day this week !!!! YAY !!!!!! Last night I had a true slight scare .. I was doing my exercises .. it isn't that it's over excursion, but I... Read more

  • Rain and storms/exercising inside

    9/1/2014 9:53:38 AM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    My blog yesterday said it was a great day, well, things really changed. About mid morning it started to cloud over and after dinner it started to sprinkle and by supper time the clouds were this black blue, that you know you or someone is really going to get it. By 7 pm it was so dark, it looked l... Read more

  • wake me up when september ends!!

    9/1/2014 9:06:39 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    Here it is, September. This month holds many dates for me. Some good. Some not so good and some I just as soon forget. Well, not really. I think even the bad things that happen to us, happen for a reason and mold us and shape us. I have often said I am going to get a tattoo of just the word... Read more

  • Labor Day

    9/1/2014 8:16:40 AM, by ROX525

    "People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. The go... Read more

  • Labor Day

    9/1/2014 8:01:20 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Labor Day Date when celebrated: Always the first Monday in September Dedicated in honor of the worker, it is also appropriately called the "workingman's holiday". The holiday is dedicated to you in respect and appreciation ... Read more

  • Choose Your Hard

    9/1/2014 7:54:25 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

    One of the promises that a lot of diets, programs and books make is that eventually "it" all becomes easy, habitual, a way of eating, a way of life. There are even acronyms for it: WOE, WOL, etc. Testimonials abound like: "At first it was really, really hard but now it's easy and I feel great!" “The... Read more

  • I just don't understand it!

    9/1/2014 4:18:59 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I have upped the cardio, and started easing into a regular Pilates routine, with the exception of last week bcoz of flu.....and yet, I seem to have put on a whole kilo in the space of 2 weeks! I just don't understand it! I have also been watching my portions and taking a lot less junk. The stra... Read more

  • Drug Dealers for Bike Junkies - Santa Cruz Bronson Fix

    9/1/2014 1:47:47 AM, by SPEEDYDOG

    Part 1: One Percent Not so long ago, I was thinking a Pivot Mach 6 could be a good addition to my stable. The Pivot Mach 6 is a bonafide mountain ripper. The Pivot Mach 6 is made for fast descents on technical terrain. The bike climbs well enough to get a gonzo crazy rider to the top... Read more

  • Hello September!

    9/1/2014 12:23:25 AM, by BABY_GIRL69

    Good Day Sparkfam! As summer rounds out and the fall vastly approaching time to take some challenges to keep being healthy a focus. What's your plan?! God bless, Dee... Read more

  • The 14 Best Summer Foods for Weight Loss - #14 Pitted Fruits

    8/31/2014 11:13:24 PM, by EDWARDS1411

    www.redbookmag.com/healt
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    oss-foods#slide-1 points out that summer is the season to skimp on clothing, not flavour, and that the following fourteen light and refreshing summer foods will not only tingle our tastebuds, but will help us shed pounds too. ... Read more

  • Getting in my exercise

    8/31/2014 10:53:04 PM, by NEWROSE

    I decided doing cardio 5 times a week and strength training twice was a goal I could live with. Then my gym closed unexpectedly and I missed getting my workout the very first week. This week I just made it. I wish I knew how many calories I actually burn. I use what the elliptical trainer says eve... Read more

  • Time To Step It Up!

    8/31/2014 10:46:20 PM, by ZOEDUNE

    I'm glad this blog is here for this entry. I'm not very sure I'll be able to keep up, but I'll try to post these as often as I can because, starting today I'm going for my weight loss/business success goal(s) . I'm already pretty... Read more

  • 6th Sparkversary for me

    8/31/2014 9:45:23 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I've been with SparkPeople for 6 years now. I started on August 31, 2008. I'm not regretting it one bit. I'm glad that I've started. I have so much support. And it helps me keep in mind that I'm not alone in this life. I mowed the yard today. Took me less time to do it. 6 minutes less. Friday i... Read more

  • IS ANIMAL ABUSE EVER GOING TO STOP!!!! PLEASE CLICK.

    8/31/2014 7:14:53 PM, by LOSER05

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  • 90 cents/gal off my gas!

    8/31/2014 3:01:05 PM, by PICKIE98

    I was all comfy doing this and that in the house, happy in the fact that I did not have to open the door since the humidity is again, 92%. Sudden jolt of clarity: We have to use the Kroger loyalty fuel rewards today or lose it. I earned 90 cents off a gallon for this month and knew we had to go ou... Read more

  • September Song

    8/31/2014 2:41:56 PM, by ILOVEMALI

    I am going to forget about August -- except for the wonderful things! 1) 5 fun days in Ashland with our friends. 2) Santana is a wonderful part of our lives. Bailey is happy. Husband is happy. Mali is not happy. 3) Weight is stable. 4) I refreshed my sourdough starter last week, an... Read more

  • Dogs Who Love the Smell of Feces, Dead Animals and Other Disgusting Things (and the People Who Love

    8/31/2014 2:33:36 PM, by LOSER05

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  • What a difference!

    8/31/2014 1:26:28 PM, by SPARKMCKENZIE

    I found out today that bread has the highest carbs when compared to other breakfast foods. It increased your carbs when you add it to your breakfast. So I have to be extra careful when selecting bread for breakfast. I had to substitute bread for fruit which did not have the same amount of grams. F... Read more

  • Wet month/arm getting worse

    8/31/2014 11:14:47 AM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Good Sunday Morning, not a bad one here today. At least it is not raining today, we got 4.25 inches of rain this month, where we usually don't get hardly any. It has been one of those months where it seemed like just about everyday was dreary, misting, wet, and muddy. or really down right down pou... Read more

  • Have A Safe Labor Day

    8/31/2014 10:44:46 AM, by SAINTBERNARD6

    Having a nice time in Michigan. Tuesday we will be leaving for a family camp out in the upper peninsula then Friday I will be heading home. This has been a good distraction for me. Elsie... Read more

  • Still suffering but getting better ...

    8/31/2014 9:18:54 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    This will be a short posting, but wanted to stop by and say I'm still suffering from the DBS, but getting better .. Yesterday morning, I wandered around aimlessly .. but did manage to sit down and get some entertaining reading in .... Read more

  • National Trail Mix Day

    8/31/2014 8:08:52 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Trail Mix Day When : Always August 31st National Trail Mix Day features a high energy, tasty treat for the trail or snacks. You can buy packages of trail mix at a store. Or, you can make up your own, using the ingr... Read more

  • Happy Sunday....

    8/31/2014 7:40:17 AM, by ROX525

    Won't do my regular exercise routine today for second day as helping my son move into his home from living here... I will be smiling tonight as grocery shopping will be done along with much cleaning, unpacking and moving things. Have a great Sunday.... Read more

  • Briliant Thoughts August 31

    8/31/2014 7:24:02 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • Finally finished crocheting the baby afghan!

    8/31/2014 1:11:12 AM, by GEOFROG

    I finally finished the baby afghan I'm making for the bazaar in November. Now to start on a new project. Trying to figure out what to do next, either another baby afghan or some crocheted sachets. But I also need to work on unpacking some more of the stuff from the "desmoking" of the house after the... Read more

  • Wow It's been a while...

    8/31/2014 1:01:01 AM, by ZEPHYR1975

    I have to say I am feeling really good. Clothes fit. Clothes are falling off. If you have alot of weight to loose, look into bariatric surgeries. I yo-yoed for years. loosing 20 gaining 30. Finally when I saw the scale tip 294 I said that enough is enough. I lost about 20 pounds on my own and t... Read more

  • Binge with my sister

    8/31/2014 12:05:57 AM, by THEENFP

    I've been staying in Hamilton, NZ for about ten days because my sister invited me, after getting hammered down with a pretty serious cold. I only just made it home. I wasn't supposed to be here until tomorrow. I decided to contribute to groceries for staying there by taking their list, and... Read more

  • I am stronger than I think I am- NSV

    8/30/2014 11:59:57 PM, by CHESSARIA

    I went into my yoga class yesterday to teach my students about this concept. Part of being a teacher is also living it. Yesterday I was able to go from high plank all the way to my belly without dropping to my knees first. It was the first time that I have been able to do that, despite doing yoga... Read more

  • Holiday weekend:part 1

    8/30/2014 10:22:34 PM, by NEWROSE

    Today we went to pick apples. I was prepared to resist eating apples . I was not prepared for a farm market brimming with jams,maple syrup,honey,pies,and cheese. They even had fresh (warm)apple fritters. I amazed myself by resisting it all. I had a sample of a frozen lemonade(1T) and I did eat 2 ap... Read more

  • I think that I will be mowing sooner than thought

    8/30/2014 10:17:57 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    When I took the dog out this morning after giving her her breakfast, I looked at the grass. Just great. It looks like it needs to be mowed again. It shot up that much overnight since we got all that rain last night. Either tomorrow or Wednesday I will be mowing it again. If dad complains that I shou... Read more

  • There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is ou

    8/30/2014 8:42:25 PM, by SEASONS_CHANGE_

    There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. ~Dalai Lama ... Read more

  • Keep Moving

    8/30/2014 7:49:46 PM, by KLONG8

    7 years ago, suddenly, I started limping. I had been conducting a training course and had been on my feet for a full day, something that I don't normally do. Additionally, I was wearing heels....not spikes but comfortable heels. I noticed that night that my leg/hip hurt and that was it. I limped... Read more

  • Stormy Saturday

    8/30/2014 1:41:46 PM, by PICKIE98

    I took a half tramadol last night, so slept fitfully but pain-free for a few hours.. Then in the chair later. Up to grocery shop and home to run dishwasher, start laundry, fold laundry, toss junk mail and start to organize bills. DD got a free AARP membership from Walgreen for me when she got t... Read more

  • Derailed by an Injury

    8/30/2014 11:59:41 AM, by MISTIMAY

    Last time I worked out over a month ago, I over did it and severely strained the muscles in my neck and shoulders. I did manage to get in some walks and runs in over this time and maintained my weight. Until.... last week when I didn't go to the grocery store and plan meals and lunches. I gained a c... Read more

  • Feeling better about PC skills & challenges

    8/30/2014 11:18:20 AM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Good Morning everyone, it is the first day of a long week for the 9 - 5ers. Hope you have a great one, here it is not so great, rainy, foggy, cloudy, just plain dreary. Hubby is down to brothers working on the combine. That will be his Sat. job until they are in the field. They go thru everyt... Read more

  • CVM Updates - FDA Issues Warning Letters for Unapproved Tear Stain Removers Used in Dogs and Cats

    8/30/2014 10:30:07 AM, by LOSER05

    IS ANYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY SAFE ANYMORE? www.fda.gov/AnimalVeteri
    nary/NewsEvents/CVMUpdates
    /ucm412162.htm?source=govd
    elivery&utm_medium=email&u
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  • Red Light, Green Light

    8/30/2014 10:18:37 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

    Some People say that eating problems are like drinking problems but that you cannot give up food. Oh, but you can give up the food that drives you to consume more and more and more. Each person has a list of those "red light" foods though I think they should be called “green light” foods since the... Read more

  • I've been suffering from a very dibilitating disease this week ... :(

    8/30/2014 9:00:37 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Its a disease that reduces the ability to focus, and makes it impossible to do anything functional .. it's called DBS ... Dust Bunny Syndrome ... It's a disease that creates the want to play .. .and not do anything productive. Y... Read more

  • Moving Day

    8/30/2014 6:45:04 AM, by ROX525

    Today we are moving my oldest to a home he just signed the papers for yesterday. Of course, I have been laying in bed since 3 a.m. with my mind racing on all the work to do today. Should have taken a Tylenol PM. Have a great day.... Read more

  • Oh Me Oh My

    8/30/2014 5:35:04 AM, by ZOEDUNE

    I recently wrote about weighing myself. I had my clothes on when I did and so I tried it again today afyer my shower. What a disappoinment when I saw that the correct reading was 225. Time to knock this thing down, right after these two pb&j sandwiches with cereal.... Read more

  • National Marshmallow Toasting Day

    8/30/2014 2:46:45 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Marshmallow Toasting Day Date When Celebrated : Always on August 30th Origin: Unknown During eleven out of the twelve months of the year, we enjoy a wide range of holidays. When we get to August, there is a maj... Read more

  • New shed arrived today!!!

    8/30/2014 12:43:28 AM, by GEOFROG

    The new shed that was built to replace the one lost to the fire back in June was delivered today. It looks great. I can't believe that it cost less than half than what the construction company that built the pump wanted to build and it's bigger too. I wish I would have found them before my pump hous... Read more

  • Work is tough. Will the weekend be tougher?

    8/29/2014 11:38:39 PM, by NEWROSE

    I have struggled all week. I managed to track after the fact but have not been able to plan my meals in advance. I actually fell asleep at the computer one night! Now that the long awaited three day weekend is here I am trying not to be tempted by all the holiday goodies around me. I was at the gr... Read more

  • Got the yard mowed and trimmed before the storm

    8/29/2014 9:51:55 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Finally got to mow the yard with the new mower. An hour and 15 minutes it took me to do the entire yard and with 1 tank of gas. Usually takes me more than 2 fills of the tank before I can do the entire yard. And then we went to get supper where I had a fresh fruit plate. Then we came home and trimme... Read more

  • Tip one to a departed friend!

    8/29/2014 5:50:14 PM, by PICKIE98

    One of the people I work with begged me to go out and toast our dear departed friend, Gil. Gil worked with us and I knew him before he started working with me. HE was this older Mexican man who when he was 65, acted 35. Very handsome, married to # 2 and very devoted to his family, loved a great j... Read more

  • Grace

    8/29/2014 5:13:54 PM, by TEALHAWK1

    Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day.... Read more

  • Cabin time

    8/29/2014 2:12:25 PM, by MUSTANG_SALLY2

    Toby is not doing well. His tumors came back with a vengeance and brought some friends. The area is bleeding continuously. We have figured out how to handle that with some specialized bandaging. The problem? Yeah, Toby thinks they taste great. He's eaten eight so far. Not sure how he's still able to... Read more

  • Bigtime Running Goals

    8/29/2014 12:04:25 PM, by LAURIE9404

    I have some bigtime running goals for September through November. I have my very 1st half marathon September 28th. That is what I have been training for and working so hard for. This is the NH New England Half Marathon. Then, I am registered for the Tufts 10K on October 13th. That is what I wan... Read more

  • Disappointed and very sad

    8/29/2014 11:44:15 AM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    It's a real messy morning here again today. No sun, just clouds, rainy, cool, a good jeans, sweatshirt and SOCKS weather. Makes a person just feel gloomy. So disappointed, just got asked to join a challenge team, and hit the Join This Team button and then found out there was no way that I co... Read more

  • Rookie Attitude!

    8/29/2014 11:18:36 AM, by KLONG8

    Confetti in the air....tossed by ME! I weighed myself this morning , kind of cautiously, because I've been tracking regularly this week and I was thinking I wasn't quite where I wanted to be. And hallelujah, I lost 2.5 pounds. That's a tremendous amount for me! ... Read more

  • Checking in

    8/29/2014 10:17:37 AM, by RABBITOLM

    I've started a new healthy habit. I get up a few minutes earlier in the morning, and do a quick strength training workout five times a week. I've been doing this for about a month now, and I think it's finally starting to pay off. I did an upper-body workout this morning (my arms are one of my we... Read more

  • Summer's over???

    8/29/2014 10:03:26 AM, by GAYLLYNNE

    How can that be?? Summer is my favorite season. I love the warm weather, the wearing sandals and tee shirts and the easy life summer seems to bring. It just goes to darn fast!!! Now that my son is off at college, I am preparing to figure out the rest of my life. I want to move and hav... Read more

  • Sign the petition: Tell the USDA to label pink slime

    8/29/2014 9:36:56 AM, by LOSER05

    act.credoaction.com/sign
    /label_pink_slime?t=1&akid
    =11524.3028366.pa3Fq1 ... Read more

  • drum roll please....and the winner is.....

    8/29/2014 9:03:14 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    I still need to find a doctor to tell me what I need to do from here. Basically, I guess it is telling me I have moderate neuropathy. What is causing it? Could be one of many things I read, weight, low b12, diabetes, which I do... Read more

  • The Marriage Box

    8/29/2014 8:20:46 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

    For marriage, or for any relationship really, we believe that they will give us something, but we find out they are what we put into them. Isn't this kind of true on our WLJ too? We begin a program thinking about what we're go... Read more

  • friday--definitions

    8/29/2014 8:13:05 AM, by CLUMBOY

    hi everybody--been thinking about this lately. since my mom has passed away, and my dad is slowly fading away due to alzheimers--I have a strange set of feelings. the people who played a large part in how I defined myself growing up are gone--my dad isn't really gone, but his ability to "define" m... Read more

  • More Herbs, Less Salt Day

    8/29/2014 8:03:40 AM, by ADKISTLER

    More Herbs, Less Salt Day When : Always August 29th More Herbs, Less Salt Day promotes use of healthy herbs over salts. Late August is a very appropriate time to celebrate this special day. The harvest of garden herbs is a... Read more

  • Friday...

    8/29/2014 7:33:54 AM, by ROX525

    Woke up with a migraine this morning... getting better now.... Read more