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  • Free stuff isn't always a good thing

    11/24/2017 11:02:00 AM, by DELL_BELLE

    I started a new job 4 months ago, my first permanent job ever. I've worked contract to contract for 12 years, and was a grad student before that, so this is the first time (besides when I was a dependent of my parents) that I've ever been in a stable financial situation. I've never really been in a ... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/24/2017 10:26:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day yesterday and so did my daughter! she has already written up her wish list for christmas. i have been looking around and i finally found one of the things she really wants this year. today is a catch up day for me. i have some errands to run this afternoon and some online course wo... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    11/24/2017 8:10:35 AM, by RO2BENT

    Very nice thanksgiving yesterday as usual visiting extended families. Going to a Cleveland hockey game with my younger brother who will be up from Athens, then more family visiting ... Read more

  • Run Plans Now Focused

    11/23/2017 4:59:03 PM, by JEANKNEE

    Okay. Coach clarified that he had hoped there were two to three 5ks that I could race between now and the end of the year. Today, there were tons of 5k Turkey Trots run within commuting distance of where I live. But, after today? I couldn't find any road races. Trail races? Yes. Road race... Read more

  • Best Day

    11/23/2017 4:07:05 PM, by PELESJEWEL

    I love how my day is unfolding, appreciative that my mind is clear and that I’m rested. My husband and I share the kitchen as we prepare our Thanksgiving meal together, ‘It’s our coupe’s thing’, we love cooking together and are thankful for our health today! I like to cook when I’m happy, reste... Read more

  • Race Report: 2017 Race with Grace 10K

    11/23/2017 3:44:15 PM, by MOBYCARP

    Today is US Thanksgiving Day. For the seventh consecutive year, I chose to run Race with Grace 10K at 9 AM. There is a race named Turkey Trot on the other side of town, and all the reasons I chose RWG 6 years ago are still valid today: There are 5000+ runners at the Turkey Trot, there is no parking,... Read more

  • happy thanksgiving!

    11/23/2017 3:27:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    for all who celebrate thanksgiving this week, happy thanksgiving! my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Happy Holiday! Thanksgiving run!

    11/23/2017 2:30:06 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    So I got up and got my Thanksgiving run in this morning!! It was actually very hard. I was very sore from the past few days and almost stayed in bed. Hubby didn't help, he told me "let's sleep in..." It was very tempting. Finally, he said I could go if I couldn't sleep anymore and I realized I was w... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving!!

    11/23/2017 1:50:56 PM, by COOP9002

    hope you are having a great Thanksgiving with your friends and family. we are getting ready to start our meal. Blessings upon you and yours.... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    11/23/2017 8:08:31 AM, by RO2BENT

    Lots of movement yesterday, swam 15 min in the morning followed by breaking a sweat at physical therapy then put up our tree and went for a walk. Planning to run this am before breakfast to push breakfast back and get metabolism up. Work was stupid easy yesterday and I only worked half a day, so qui... Read more

  • Pre-holiday burn. My Thanksgiving plan, I'm ready!!

    11/22/2017 12:30:15 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    AAh! Thanksgiving is tomorrow!!! I'm super excited but also nervous because I usually weigh in on Friday mornings and the thought of weighing in the morning after Thanksgiving dinner is....frightening to me... 246 This week has just been amazing! Everyone is getting time off from work and the ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/22/2017 11:16:39 AM, by COOP9002

    We had a great Thanksgiving celebration service last night as well as a wonderful turnout for our Lasagna dinner. hope your Wednesday is going well, and you are able to enjoy your holiday weekend. Blessings... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/22/2017 10:00:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get some errands done and to do some work on my online courses. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    11/22/2017 7:14:22 AM, by RO2BENT

    My cold is subsiding but I still have a cough and I had stuffy sinuses last night which interrupted my sleep but it was a good day yesterday and then easy evening. Kids are off school my wife is off work I’m going for a swim and then I work for a few hours and then will enjoy the long weekend.... Read more

  • Delighted with Apples

    11/21/2017 9:20:37 PM, by JEANKNEE

    We receive a box of organic vegetables and fruit each week along with pastured eggs ... delivered right to our doorstep. This morning I was surprised to see the box on the doorstep. I didn't realize that our delivery would be arriving early this week. Apples are in season. Another aspect of ... Read more

  • Wanted motivation

    11/21/2017 9:07:43 PM, by DELL_BELLE

    Yesterday I wrote about a different kind of motivation, the kind you don't necessarily want, but that might just be what you need. The need to lose weight, "or else..." Well, today I'm going to write about the other kind. The wanted motivation, the incentive to get out there and lose it for pos... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/21/2017 3:19:35 PM, by COOP9002

    our daughter is out of school for Thanksgving. we are looking forward to some time as a family this weekend. hopefully, we will be able to rest and relax some. our church is having our Thanksgiving celebration tonight following a lasagna meal. hope your Tuesday is going well. Blessi... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/21/2017 3:19:34 PM, by COOP9002

    our daughter is out of school for Thanksgving. we are looking forward to some time as a family this weekend. hopefully, we will be able to rest and relax some. our church is having our Thanksgiving celebration tonight following a lasagna meal. hope your Tuesday is going well. Blessi... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/21/2017 12:57:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    a nice mild sunny day here today. my daughter says hi! i am getting caught up on housework and some other stuff today. i will go for a walk in a while and enjoy the nice weather here. have a wonderful day,everyone! all of the birds say cheep,cheep!... Read more

  • Still moving forward

    11/21/2017 10:46:04 AM, by WINACHST

    I surprised myself yesterday when I thought I really had to have some potato chips and a candy bar. I told myself, "No, I don't need to have them," and waited until I got home. I actually went to town and did absolutely no snacking. Yeah me! 43... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    11/21/2017 6:25:23 AM, by RO2BENT

    Felt pretty good yesterday a little sleepy after lunch after several nights of trying to sleep in the cold and going for a swim I think today will be better because I slept better and went for a run well a jog short jog after dinner. Relatively quiet and relaxing evening not much homework with the b... Read more

  • Post Race Running Goals Beginning to Shape Up

    11/20/2017 10:04:48 PM, by JEANKNEE

    There has been some back and forth with Coach since Saturday's race. We do not have running groups or running classes where I live. Since I've returned to running post-injury, I have run alone. I wanted to learn more; so, I could keep myself injury free yet continue to enjoy running. I do... Read more

  • Unwanted motivation

    11/20/2017 2:39:48 PM, by DELL_BELLE

    I almost didn't write this one, because even though I know I don't normally get many reads or comments, if anyone does read this it might draw in some anger and negativity. But this is my blog, it's part of my journey, and it's my relationship, so I'm putting it out there. I've mentioned in the... Read more

  • Dietbet and vacation run :)

    11/20/2017 2:21:45 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Yes, I never thought I'd call being able to run a vacation but it sure feels like it is! My son has the whole week off from school this year. I guess since they started a week earlier than all the other schools they decided to give them a bit more time off! So that means I get to run in the mornings... Read more

  • Monday

    11/20/2017 1:38:11 PM, by COOP9002

    trying to get things done with a short work week ahead. we are looking forward to spending Thanksgiving at our home, with just the three of us. our daughter and son-in-law will be visiting us in about 3 weeks. hope your Monday is going well.... Read more

  • November 17= Day 1 of 89 no scale day challenge

    11/20/2017 12:07:08 PM, by ZIPITUP

    Last Friday I weighed in =149.2 So it was up from what I thought was my day zero. Sooooo many things going on but am now dealing with them in a better way. Many family members and friends dealing with health issues....this has also reminded me to keep healthy habits! I am sticking ... Read more

  • More Race Reflections

    11/20/2017 11:37:04 AM, by JEANKNEE

    Two days out and no stiffness or soreness following the race. I am surprised ... truly, surprised. I ran three 5ks before the injury emerged in early 2015. Following all of those races I was both stiff and sore. In retrospect, we (medical professionals and myself) are certain that my pelvis ... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    11/20/2017 6:33:51 AM, by RO2BENT

    Did good yesterday with not sleeping well from my cold could’ve stop by this morning though but I’m finally forcing myself to get in the pool for a shirt easy workout plus I anticipate the pool water will help to clear my sinuses and throat and chest... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/19/2017 3:18:29 PM, by COOP9002

    our family has been invited to join some of our senior adults at an assisted living facility for their Thanksgiving dinner. hope your Sunday is going well.... Read more

  • Poinsettia Day - Week 6 in Review

    11/19/2017 2:48:52 PM, by JEANKNEE

    Poinsettia Day Maintenance Challenge Center 116.5 lbs. Range 113.005 lbs. – 119.995 lbs. Using the Hacker's Diet Online Week 1 : Wed 10/11/2017 - Tue 10/17/2017: 115.7 lbs. (Actual Weight 114.8 lbs.) Week 2 : Wed 10/18/2017 - Tue 10/24/2017: 115.8 lbs. (Actual Weight 115.2 lbs.) ... Read more

  • Post Race Reflections

    11/19/2017 11:26:51 AM, by JEANKNEE

    Well, I feel great! No soreness. No grumping from the pelvis. No complaints from the body. Nada. I realize that some delayed onset muscle soreness may still sneak up on me; but, if it does, it's going to be mild and subtle. So much is running through my mind and I've not organized ... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    11/19/2017 6:20:16 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy Saturday, only left the house to go to the grocery, got a lot of chores done. Typical Sunday ahead, but short work and school weeksure to thanksgiving... Read more

  • After a 3-year hiatus ... my second Turkey Trot Complete

    11/18/2017 8:26:28 PM, by JEANKNEE

    The gals prepping the electronics for the start. Temperatures were in the low 40s. All of us agreed afterwards ... perfect running weather. It was sunny and the air was crisp and clear. My last gym workout with Kendall this week occurred on Monday. At that time I told her that I wante... Read more

  • Thanks for your Prayers

    11/18/2017 5:19:17 PM, by COOP9002

    Thanks you for your prayers for Bea Bidle. She is doing much better today, and the stroke was not as severe as they had feared. they are still doing tests to determine the cause of it. thanks for your prayers for her and her family. Blessings... Read more

  • Tis The Season!

    11/18/2017 4:59:34 PM, by MIRAGE727

    I see too many focused on a "diet!" This is a life journey. I used to yoyo for almost 10 years. I was 260lbs, lose 29lb then say I got this and slowly slip back up again. It wasn't until I learned a Healthy Lifestyle means a life journey! I've been on SparkPeople now since 10/10. I... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/18/2017 3:30:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i had a great day yesterday! we saw the movie called Wonder and really enjoyed it. both of us are taking it easy today. it has been raining lightly on and off here all day and the rain is supposed to continue to the evening. then the rain is supposed to change over to snow. all of th... Read more

  • Finally measured myself

    11/18/2017 1:55:00 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I just got done measuring my neck, waist and hips. When I got to where I add them to where my weight is, I hadn't done it since September 22nd. I lost half an inch total on each spot. Here's the run down: September 22, 2017 Neck: 17" Waist: 42" Hips: 42" November 18, 2017 Neck: 16... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    11/18/2017 4:03:07 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy Friday at work and at home with the family. Looking forward to the whole weekend to go that way ... Read more

  • When did I give up on "me"

    11/17/2017 10:57:50 PM, by CATHERINEXYZ

    So I just did my first vlog...but it seems that the spark has gone out of the vlog upload page so I will try to upload it again tomorrow. I listened back to my vlog entry. It is an odd situation to listen to yourself. I know that with social media we constantly see ourselves on the screen but i... Read more

  • Dad is doing good

    11/17/2017 9:58:05 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Dad seems to be doing good. He is still a little sore but still seems to be doing good. Thursday he spend a good majority of the day in bed. That was the day after he had the stent put into his left leg. He got up around 11am and I got his order for food uptown before I walked up there but he was ba... Read more

  • Prayer Request

    11/17/2017 5:57:08 PM, by COOP9002

    One of our long time members, Bea Bidle, had a stroke this afternoon. Please pray for her and her family. Blessings... Read more

  • cardio lifting class-trying to keep up among the super fit

    11/17/2017 1:49:59 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    So yes, I went to the class last night. I've been going every week with my buddy on Thursdays. She is pretty much the only reason I am going to this class because it is HARD. Not only is it a lot of high interval cardio, but you have weight lifting added in. I guess it does seem harder now but ... Read more

  • What it means to "want something badly"

    11/17/2017 11:05:55 AM, by DELL_BELLE

    Ever seen the movie "The Devil Wears Prada"? You know that line where Emily says excitedly, "I'm just one stomach flu away from my goal weight"? That's what keeps running through my head right now. I'm definitely more like 10 stomach flus away from my goal weight, and absolutely don't want to lose w... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    11/17/2017 7:01:56 AM, by RO2BENT

    Not a bad day, call settled into head throat and chest but went back to visit my mom Who is still in the hospital brought the kids just to help brighten her evening. She looks good still getting more drainage but she sitting up in a chair now and she might go home today. Looking forward to an easy d... Read more

  • 20 pounds by March 1st

    11/16/2017 2:21:48 PM, by DELL_BELLE

    We're setting weight-loss goals at work. It's mid-November, and I'm going for 10 pounds by 6 weeks. And 20 pounds by March 1st. That's another 8 weeks. That'll get me back to my "pre-depression" weight. That will get me back on track to lose a total of 45 pounds. I'm not setting firm t... Read more

  • Thursday Morning

    11/16/2017 12:15:30 PM, by COOP9002

    Last night's meeting was interesting. Our budget passed, but not without opposition. Hopefully, we can move forward with a little less drama for a while. Blessings.... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    11/16/2017 7:47:49 AM, by RO2BENT

    Spent the day with mom dad and younger brother in hospital for moms surgery until 4:00, then home for dinner with the kids while momma had a work dinner. Good evening but have a slight cold so need to sleep. Tired this am...... Read more

  • still here

    11/15/2017 4:27:57 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Lost a lot of motivation as far as blogging goes. Just not feeling it anymore. Weight is just maintaining right now and it's taking everything in my power just to keep from binge eating and exercising every day. I have been getting out and running in the mornings. With my crazy schedule, I can only ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/15/2017 11:00:39 AM, by COOP9002

    Tonight is our quarterly business meeting. our annual budget for 2018 will be presented by our Stewardship committee. there will surely be some discussion over this. My prayer is that we do this in a Christ-like manner. Blessings... Read more

  • 6 am or bust

    11/15/2017 7:02:59 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    It’s been difficult getting used to work. The stress has made me want to binge eat / get fast food on the way to and from work. Sitting in a chair all day is rough for my back, and by the weekend it’s seriously messed up and I don’t want to do anything but sleep. Work itself is going alright — ... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    11/15/2017 6:39:48 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good day at work and home, busy still catching up and planning for being at hospital all day for mom's surgery ... Read more

  • My Vegas Rock and Roll Half Marathon w/Spark Friends!

    11/14/2017 6:01:27 PM, by LDYHAZ

    I have to write this blog while it is still fresh in my mind. I need to learn from this experience. My DH always says I over think things. He is so correct. If you read part 1 you will know that Friday and Saturday were very busy days. Walking back to our hotel Saturday night I discovered... Read more

  • Long day at the hospital

    11/14/2017 4:20:57 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today was the day that dad had the stent put into his left leg. Talk about long day. I've been up since around 3am and I'm so close in falling asleep at the computer. The procedure went well. Dad sees the doctor 2 weeks from this Thursday for this procedure. He cannot drive until Thursday. Pretty mu... Read more

  • My Vegas Rock and Roll "Meeting Spark Friends" Part 1

    11/14/2017 10:49:10 AM, by LDYHAZ

    Our trip started on Friday. Long drive and hours waiting in airports. Once we landed in Vegas I was thrilled with the 70's weather. We arrived at our Hotel "Jockey Club" It was wonderful! No check in line. "Going-strong" and her DH were there to greet us. Mad dash around the strip to collect tic... Read more

  • Tuesday morning

    11/14/2017 10:37:55 AM, by COOP9002

    my first ever annual meeting of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Deleware was rather enjoyable. there was a great deal of unity and the spirit of encouragement was evident. hope your Tuesday is going well. Blessings... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/14/2017 10:20:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am well prepared for my job interview tomorrow. my daughter says hi. she has a day off school this week. we may go to the movies on that day if that is what she wants to do. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Still here and not doing too bad

    11/14/2017 9:57:17 AM, by WINACHST

    I am trying to cut down on my computer time. I am always amazed at how much of a time zapper being online can be. I look at the clock one minute and then all of a sudden, I realize an hour has gone by. This reminds me of when I was going to school and I'd be online for homework before school an... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    11/14/2017 5:58:52 AM, by RO2BENT

    Busy Monday playing catch up at work after vacation and attending meetings, not too bad. Had first physical therapy appt for Achilles tendonitis to hopefully get it gone so I can run like before. Going to be a busy week, wife has people in town all week for a work event and I am leaving work early t... Read more

  • Race Report: 2017 Pete Glavin Upstate NY Cross Country Series

    11/13/2017 8:40:49 PM, by MOBYCARP

    Pete Glavin started an Upstate New York post-college cross country series in 1990. Pete passed away several years ago, but the series lives on in his memory. This is the 28th year for the series, and the first year I have run any of the races. I did not register for the series, but registered for ra... Read more

  • Gluten Free Gingerbread House

    11/13/2017 6:37:10 PM, by BLUEROSE73

    my decorating leaves something to be desired. But it still tastes amazing. Regardless of how it looks. lol... Read more

  • Monday

    11/13/2017 1:22:26 PM, by COOP9002

    Spending the day with fellow pastors at the BCMD annual meeting. Blessings ... Read more

  • A month away from my 40th birthday

    11/13/2017 11:41:05 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    A month from today is my 40th birthday and I am not looking forward to it. Not because of the age but the health problems. My mom had her first stroke at the age of 40 (she turned 40 on January 27, 1991 and she had her first stroke that April) and her health went kind of down hill after that. She ha... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    11/13/2017 6:59:53 AM, by RO2BENT

    Pretty good day yesterday considering how I felt Saturday night went to sleep early could've used another hour of sleep but headed to work back to the grind one week and then Thanksgiving... Read more

  • Gluten Free Chocolate Pecan Pie

    11/12/2017 8:45:15 PM, by BLUEROSE73

    I've never had pecan pie before. I definitely LOVE this one You can check out the recipe here:
    te-pecan-pie.html... Read more

  • "Ain't about how fast I get there...It's the climb."

    11/12/2017 5:15:20 PM, by LIBERTYWALK

    I never would have guessed that I'd be a Miley Cyrus fan, but I have to admit that her performance on the Voice has impressed me. Recently, I took another look at the words to her song, The Climb: Always gonna be an uphill battle Sometimes I'm gonna have to lose Ain't about how fast I get t... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/12/2017 3:52:27 PM, by COOP9002

    It has been a good day thus far. my wife is napping, and our daughter seems to be feeling better. hopefully she can get through this ear infection, and start going to school before she gets any further behind.... Read more

  • Poinsettia Day - Week 5 in Review

    11/12/2017 11:23:08 AM, by JEANKNEE

    Poinsettia Day Maintenance Challenge Center 116.5 lbs. Range 113.005 lbs. – 119.995 lbs. Using the Hacker's Diet Online Week 1 : Wed 10/11/2017 - Tue 10/17/2017: 115.7 lbs. (Actual Weight 114.8 lbs.) Week 2 : Wed 10/18/2017 - Tue 10/24/2017: 115.8 lbs. (Actual Weight 115.2 lbs.) ... Read more

  • Back at it!

    11/12/2017 9:55:01 AM, by CATHRINE2010

    Well, it has been quite a haul.The injury, recovery, loss of job, and no desire to pick it up again. HMMM...... Life changes. It's true. What was once so important is now valueless. It the evolutionary wheel at work here in my hometown , working on ME!! ( of all people!). So as I contemplate my... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    11/12/2017 9:10:10 AM, by RO2BENT

    A little too much fun yesterday with no real dinner and paying for it today but not too bad, ok for travel back home ... Read more

  • Awesome!

    11/11/2017 8:37:17 PM, by COOP9002

    We were blessed with a record crowd at our Love Thy Neighbor dinner. We fed over 80 people tonight, and were able to spend some time with many of the great people in our neighborhood. Blessings... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/11/2017 1:30:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is another cool day here today. my daughter and i are at the local library relaxing and taking it easy. i will know in about two weeks whether or not i got the job i went to do tests for on friday afternoon. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Happy Veteran's Day

    11/11/2017 12:44:51 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Happy Veteran's Day to all the veterans out there. My dad served in the Army (1954 to 1957) and the Air Force (1960 to 1977). Plus my uncles on both sides of the family (8 uncles on my dad's side and both of my mom's brothers) all served in a few of the branches. My oldest brother was in the Navy an... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    11/11/2017 9:23:00 AM, by RO2BENT

    More walking and too much fat yesterday, but only had two meals, going to try and avoid the fat today.... Read more

  • Resetting my goals again

    11/11/2017 5:11:01 AM, by STEPHLOKI

    After my body finally got over the side effects of steroids and Cox 2 Inhibitors I maintained the new weight for 2 months. Then I got water in my knees from arthritis. Yes permanent damage is becoming a reality - and I am not giving up. This means once again that I have to adjust my lifestyle. I a... Read more

  • One week and counting ...

    11/10/2017 7:37:05 PM, by JEANKNEE

    Counting for what? ... the Turkey Trot. 429 334 Next Saturday, I expect to be toeing the starting line for a 5k. It has been 3 years since I last ran that race and nearly 3 years since I've run a race. This morning I took advantage of my employer's observance of Veteran's Day and got... Read more

  • Cold blast

    11/10/2017 4:42:32 PM, by COOP9002

    the colder weather has arrived. it's supposed to get down into the teens tonight. ... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/10/2017 4:29:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had just one job related appointment today. turns out the first one i originally thought was all set was changed once the company hired someone else for the job. that is okay with me. i have this one from this afternoon and one next wednesday morning. both are for full time jobs. my daughter says ... Read more

  • Too cold to do anything outside

    11/10/2017 2:54:35 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Its going to be in the 30s today and that's way too cold to even to take the dog for a walk. But I ended up doing that a few hours ago when I was waiting for my dad to get up. I took her for a walk up and down the street for 15 minutes. But I did do a workout DVD this morning before I took the dog f... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    11/10/2017 5:38:19 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good day yesterday really only had two meals with some snacks, but SO much fat. The places we've eaten so far don't have good big salads with lean protein. Gotta take some control today.... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/9/2017 2:10:05 PM, by COOP9002

    i was able to get my run in this morning despite our misty weather. we also have our senior adult luncheon today, so i will have to be on my toes with respect to food choices. hope you're having a great Thursday. Blessings... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/9/2017 11:08:50 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and take it easy for me today. tomorrow i have two job interviews. one interview is in the morning and the other one is in the afternoon. my daughter says hi. my parents' wedding anniversary is today. they have been married for 51 years and they have known each other for about 54 year... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    11/9/2017 10:34:41 AM, by RO2BENT

    Travel to NOLA in time for late lunch, walked the French Market and some of French Quarter and had some good red beans and rice and blackened catfish. More today...... Read more

  • I knew that I should of gone smaller

    11/8/2017 12:24:13 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I should of listened to myself when I got my 2 pairs of skinny jeans to get the 14P size instead of the 16P. It doesn't matter which pair I have on, they want to slide on me no matter if I have a belt on or not. I can't make it down the hallway without having to pull my jeans up. There is a little b... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/8/2017 12:02:13 PM, by COOP9002

    Hope your Wednesday is going well. we have another family in our fellowship that has been hit with a challenging time. one of our deacons and long time members lost his brother in a tragic car accident last night. Please pray for the Tolley family. Blessings... Read more

  • Frustration

    11/8/2017 11:13:18 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I'm back in the city today. So I weighed in this morning. No change from last week. Obviously there's an issue in my tracking. I wear a heart rate monitor so my calories burned is being tracked. I guess it's time I really look closer at what I'm eating. I thought I was doing well. I do have t... Read more

  • It's wednesday

    11/8/2017 10:36:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from a completely different job place yesterday afternoon. i will be going for testing and to fill out some paperwork on friday afternoon. so far, that will be two different job related things this friday. i have not yet heard from the other one i had a phone interview for on monday afternoo... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    11/8/2017 5:17:01 AM, by RO2BENT

    Got everything buttoned up at work and at home, ready for vacation... Read more

  • Prayer Request

    11/7/2017 4:48:56 PM, by COOP9002

    please lift up one of our members, John Tripp in your prayers. He is in his mid 70's and had to admitted to the hospital today due to an infection. Thanks... Read more

  • Why do milestones feel like millstones around my neck?

    11/7/2017 3:00:20 PM, by JEKRUNS

    My birthday is next month and while this one isn't necessarily a milestone it got me to thinking about how each milestone - such as turning 50, or becoming empty nesters, or retired military couples or any of the significant events surrounding age really feel. I remember feeling so excited to b... Read more

  • Hypnosis & Ionic

    11/7/2017 2:08:49 PM, by JMARISK

    I downloaded a hypnosis app for weight loss and for healthy eating. It's interesting. After 2 days I wouldn't say my cravings or less, but I have noticed that when I do indulge, the treat doesn't taste as good. sometimes I even feel a little sick afterwards which has me thinking twice about eating i... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/7/2017 12:56:48 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to everyone! i heard from another place for a completely different job. i will know more about it later on when i talk with the main person who called me from the company. i am still waiting to hear back on the one i did as a phone interview the other day. in the meantime, i am k... Read more

  • Decision time

    11/7/2017 11:45:56 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Do I go back to the city today or not? I have always been going back on Tuesdays for weeks. I can bake some gingerbread houses once I get there. And I can pack things. But I have to wait to pick some things up from my post office box first. I think that's what's got me wondering. I hate ... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    11/7/2017 6:30:52 AM, by RO2BENT

    Every day is pretty much the same the little bit short on sleep easy days of work and spend the evening helping with homework and dinner and then a little bit of playtime and then to bed. However we are leaving for New Orleans tomorrow morning... Read more

  • The puzzle of my struggle

    11/6/2017 3:46:59 PM, by JEKRUNS

    I re-read my last blog entry and can clearly see the desperation and struggle in every word. I never really know what has lead me to SP periodically through the years. I just have an urge to check-in, some kind of homing beacon. When I first lost a great deal of weight in 2006-7 and into 2008 I b... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/6/2017 3:35:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    the in-person interview for today was rescheduled to friday morning. i did have a phone interview for the other job earlier this afternoon. i will know by the end of this week if i go for an in-person interview for that one. i am feeling really good about these two job opportunities. i am not giving... Read more

  • Caloric intake

    11/6/2017 2:01:20 PM, by TWGCLEE

    I am not good at my calorie intake. I am constantly going over my goals. Need to get to the grocery store!!!! Having the right fruit and veggies on hand will help.... Read more

  • Monday

    11/6/2017 11:05:40 AM, by COOP9002

    it's a busy day. we have our middle school students coming in this afternoon, followed by a church council meeting this evening. i will be ready for bed tonight. Blessings... Read more

  • Day 0 with weigh in and turning it around

    11/6/2017 7:31:03 AM, by ZIPITUP

    I weighed in today... was heading back into 150's!!! yikes... 230 227 heading back in a healthy direction... Waist is up an inch.=32 I am up 4 pounds 40 but my hips are down an inch 224 I know the 4 pounds are really just bloat 15 Still I am setting 5 pound goals at a time.... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    11/6/2017 5:42:25 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good easy day, QT with the fam and some chores done, and visited in-laws and their extended family. Appt this morning to start conversation with orthopedic Dr about my Achilles, then a typical Monday full of meetings.... Read more

  • Busy weekend ahead of me

    11/5/2017 3:29:16 PM, by BLUEROSE73

    ... even though it's half over already. I still have to set up my storage locker. I have lots of shelves to set up. I'm not sure if I'll do it today, or wait until tomorrow. Hubby's going to be working tomorrow, so I might do it while he's at work. I need to go for another walk later toda... Read more