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  • Sunday morning

    12/5/2016 11:05:49 AM, by COOP9002

    we had a great day in worship yesterday. five people were baptized in our services, and it was an uplifting time of worship where we are able to begin to get our eyes off of ourselves and towards the One Who can truly transform our lives. Blessings... Read more

  • Motto: Plateau Early, Plateau Often

    12/5/2016 10:52:15 AM, by MUFFIY831

    OK, so that's a terrible motto. But it's reality. However, PLATEAU FINALLY FREAKING BROKEN. For now. I never actually officially recorded the pound I was up after my last trip, so SP thinks I'm down 1 pound, but in reality the scale was down 2 pounds this weekend. YAY! Now, of cour... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    12/5/2016 6:51:47 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good day yesterday busy church visiting family Aarons preparing food for dinner for the week and trying to get play time in with the kids didn't get to sleep until a little later but I think all of the medications to fight this cold are working. Since my boss is back from his stroke I should have mo... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/4/2016 3:40:46 PM, by COOP9002

    we were blessed to have five folks baptized this morning. Since four of them were students, our associate pastor preformed the baptisms. it's a gloomy and wet day here in mid-Mo. in fact, we even got some snow this morning. hope your Sunday is going well.... Read more

  • Week 12 Lab Report: Things are coming together!

    12/4/2016 3:01:31 PM, by FITJEN48

    Data: 1 pound gain on the week. I tracked 5 out of 7 days. But, the fact that I have managed to tracked everything for 88 out of the past 90 days thrills me. Of the days I tracked in week 12, my deficit showed a 3171, since I am at about 6k to lose one pound, I'm not surprised by the gain, I am gu... Read more

  • Sleeping Warrior and Ugali Hill hike

    12/4/2016 2:04:41 PM, by STEPHLOKI

    A different way of doing a half marathon. ... 😁 well that is the approximate distance we covered. It was an organised hike. Small group of 11 people and a guide. Additional benefit was 2 of my old running friends were there as well. We started with some stretches under a Jacaran... Read more

  • Goals December 4-10

    12/4/2016 11:14:30 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Soda 2 days ... Ultimate goal is to be sober aka completely off soda by new year's day Sleep 7 hours every night Exercise minimum 3 days minimum 30 minutes each day Workouts vary , learn a different routine from different trainers Calories - try to stay in range, plan around special events aka C... Read more

  • Relaxing

    12/4/2016 9:58:39 AM, by CHELLY218

    Workout completed early today & laundry is actually already done! Going to enjoy a nice and relaxing Sunday. Hope everyone else does too!... Read more

  • GOALS: Week of December 4

    12/4/2016 8:28:36 AM, by DCFELLA

    Goal(s) Week of Dec. 4: 1) Run at least 3 miles, 3 times this week 3) Gym 3x this week (with light cardio) 4) Goal weight at end of week: MY GOAL WEIGHT! Results: 1) TBD 2) TBD 3) TBD Notes as I start a new week: Today was monthly measurements day. So far I've lost 11.4% body... Read more

  • Strike 2 on pain meds from the doctor

    12/4/2016 8:07:03 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well I got another pain medicine from our regular doctor on Friday but I had to quit taking it after 3 pills (took 2 doses Friday and one yesterday). I got the headache again and also added 2 more side affects. My blood pressure was going up (even though I was just sitting and working on an afghan a... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    12/4/2016 6:23:34 AM, by RO2BENT

    Busy Saturday, cargo kickboxing, playing with kids, bass lesson, then Christmas shopping including dinner out with our youngest. Didn't sleep well, not enough medication to counter the head cold, so will have to try to get to sleep early tonight.... 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

  • Christmas

    12/3/2016 8:22:55 PM, by CHELLY218

    Got a lot accomplished today, all the Christmas decorations up & some shopping done. And still managed to get the work out done. Had a very productive day.... Read more

  • Goals follow-ups

    12/3/2016 3:37:00 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Soda - achieved goal! Sleep - achieved goal! Listen to my body -- I'm still learning! I mistake one signal for another Rest between workouts : 2 or 3 days Try something new - learned a new inspection job and received another shipment Friday afternoon Today's workout was 30 minutes cleaning. I ha... Read more

  • Saturday

    12/3/2016 2:22:55 PM, by COOP9002

    i am truly grateful for your prayers. our family seems to be moving forward in this process of moving to a new community. today was a challenging morning as i officiated a funeral of a woman, who had been an inactive church member for quite some time. it was a strange event, but hopefully some ... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    12/3/2016 7:44:40 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good day of, lots of running around and errands, not too many house chores though. Lunch with wife and friends and evening with the family, both grandmas were busy. And went to Amherst holiday parade, cold and breezy and lots of candy. Exercise today, bass lesson, and will do something at the metrop... Read more

  • Emotional rollercoaster

    12/2/2016 11:25:12 PM, by STEPHLOKI

    These last week's of refeeding have been an emotional rollercoaster. After last year's experience I have been living under the constant fear of failing and regaining weight quickly again. I did fine for the first 3 weeks of refeeding and kept the weight. But the daily weigh-in that you need to do is... 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 she go into hospice care. The nursing home she was at had an awesome staff. She was kept comfortable and I was amazed at how many of the nurses and caregive... Read more

  • Prayer Request

    12/2/2016 5:24:34 PM, by COOP9002

    had an interesting phone call today with a committee chair. i will offer more details later. please keep our family in prayer.... Read more

  • And I Fell of the Wagon Again Last Night

    12/2/2016 4:21:43 PM, by TARAFOFARA

    I go in phases with what trips me up. Recently I have had an issue with planning for a late evening meal out or holiday dinner. Last night I was supposed to go out to eat with my aunt. I knew what menu item I wanted and had it planned. It actually wasnt as late as others like to eat. Now mind y... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/2/2016 10:38:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    another cool day here today. my daughter and some of her classmates are off to an eco trip today. she has been looking forward to this all week. next week, she goes on a different field trip with her school. then there will be one more to a place she has been before with me. today, i do not have muc... Read more

  • Running & Eating & Upcoming Events

    12/2/2016 9:37:08 AM, by MUFFIY831

    Yesterday, kind of on a whim, I signed up for the lottery to run the Cherry Blossom 10-Miler. It's in April and is a HUUUUGE race here in the DC area. Lots of my friends have run it but I've always deemed it Too Intense. Wellllll, yesterday I had this what-the-hell moment and threw my hat in the rin... Read more

  • Back at it.

    12/2/2016 7:25:39 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I'm working on getting back to it all. I went for my run this morning. I did start out running half of it - run 1 block, walk 1. Even though I'm feeling queezy, I thought I needed to get out and try. I'm feeling a bit better, but I don't know if my stomach will settle at all today or not. Oh we... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    12/2/2016 7:23:01 AM, by RO2BENT

    Boss came back to work yesterday, it'll be slow going for him to get back up to speed. Almost worked a full day yesterday but that was so I could take today off today. More chores around the house today and a couple of errands.... Read more

  • Breaking up is hard to do

    12/1/2016 10:03:39 PM, by RUNANDRUN

    I'm breaking up with sugar. It's hard, sugar's been good to me my whole life. Or so I thought. One taste and I'm hooked. Sugar in any form is ok by me. Coke with real sugar, caramel macchiato, chai latte. Or donuts cupcakes and pudding with whipped cream. What's the saying, "once on the lips, f... Read more

  • December 1st

    12/1/2016 6:25:35 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today is the third of three days of soda this week. I'm buying and drinking diet soda tonight: diet dr pepper in a bottle! With fit and active whole almonds and oikos Greek yogurt for dinner I'm under 100-110 calories of my minimum calories. My stomach is growling! I've been getting 7 or more ho... Read more

  • Stay motivated, remember to celebrate your victories

    12/1/2016 5:37:50 PM, by PATOUED1

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  • It's thursday

    12/1/2016 1:18:46 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very windy and cool day here today. my daughter was dressed warmly when it was time for her to get to school this morning. i made sure to dress warmly when i went out to do some much needed laundry. i got in an extra walk this morning and i feel really good about it. all of the birds say cheep,che... Read more

  • Scale Moving Again

    12/1/2016 11:25:17 AM, by TARAFOFARA

    This week following Thanksgiving was a weight rollercoaster. I know I am not the only one. This morning I was back where I was Thanksgiving morning. Ahhh, now I really feel like I can focus. Luckily prior to the holiday I dont have much going on. I have a staff lunch at a restaurant that serve... Read more

  • Today?

    12/1/2016 10:27:20 AM, by COOP9002

    this evening could mean a significant change for our family, or it could simply mean things will continue as they are. we are prayerfully seeking the Father's will as it relates to a church in Maryland. Blessings... Read more

  • November Recap, December Goals

    12/1/2016 9:59:18 AM, by MUFFIY831

    Welp. November wasn't exactly stellar. Not only did I not lose anything, I gained something. Now, technically it's 0.2 pounds, but still. And I know exactly why. Because I didn't eat right. Exercise is never the problem. It's FOOOOOOOOD. I didn't meet either goal (food or exercise) in November but I... Read more

  • S.N.O.W. Challenge W1 D3

    12/1/2016 9:05:23 AM, by SBEAR5

    The S.N.O.W. Challenge consists on Sparkpoints, Nutrition, Organizing & Working out. We kicked off on Tuesday and so far, I'm doing pretty good. I've been much more active on Spark now that I'm trying to rack up the points! Nutrition & working out still need some work. I'm making much better ... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    12/1/2016 6:49:08 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good day off work yesterday swim for half an hour did some chores and errands at lunch with the wife more chores went for a half an hour bike ride then made dinner and spend time with the family. Back to work will have to catch up and then leave around 3 o'clock... Read more

  • Why are people jerks?

    11/30/2016 9:10:05 PM, by SARAHSAURUSREX

    I'm a realtor. That means I'm a jerk by default. But, I'm not a jerk. Not at all. In fact I'm a really nice person. I specialize in serving seniors. I've been told I have the patience of a saint and no one in my office would work with the people I work with let alone shell out the kind of service/do... Read more

  • November 30th

    11/30/2016 8:59:02 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today was a great day! I got to continue an inspection job ALL DAY and I stayed in my upper midrange so I'm feeling pretty smart! No soda today. I took breakfast with me and it worked. Before doing that I used to eat 4:30 AM to catch 5:30 AM bus. By the 5:30 AM arrived, I'd feel like I NEVER ate,... Read more

  • Long week

    11/30/2016 6:36:45 PM, by CHELLY218

    This week seems extra long for some reason. I actually have the entire weekend off work so I am probably anxious for that. But honestly, it feels like every day this week has been double long. Hopefully tomorrow goes fast so I can hit the gym hard, since I missed today & also will bring us that m... Read more

  • OUCH!!! REally??

    11/30/2016 3:28:18 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    So yesterday I did really well and was actually on track with both my eating and exercise! I actually went for a long walk outside uphill. Something I haven't done in months. It was almost an hour around 50 minutes! I was kind of nervous though and will probably stick to the gym in the future. ... Read more

  • Gamin love and stuff

    11/30/2016 3:25:15 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Ok, I'm in love with my Garmin, I'll admit it. I may be a little obsessed with the data and making sure I meet the goals. Just a little. I have to admit this, I've slept with my Garmin. The one data I wasn't interested in was the sleep data, I'm one of those people that fall asleep about 3 second... Read more

  • Getting Back on Board

    11/30/2016 1:37:19 PM, by TARAFOFARA

    Thanksgiving didnt quite go as planned, then Saturday was a fiasco with a soup at a Thai restuarant. I gained 4 pounds from that soup! My trainer suggested maybe it had msg in it. It tasted awefully good! Well, everytime I eat at that restaurant, I always have crazy issues like that. Saturday ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/30/2016 11:28:11 AM, by COOP9002

    it's a cloudy and cool day here in mid-Mo. We have a busy Wednesday night ahead of us here at FBC. Hopefully, we will make room for the leadership and direction of the Holy Spirit as we move through all of our activities. have a great Wednesday.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/30/2016 10:09:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to focus on my online english and math courses. i am definitely practicing more in calculating percentages, as it is not something that comes easy to me. i can do them, i just find i need a lot of time to do so. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyon... Read more

  • healthy habits

    11/30/2016 8:56:10 AM, by ZIPITUP

    Good Morning! Have decided to delay potato time. I just packed DH's lunch. I cook- just 2 of us most of the time here but because of that I think I will continue making healthy food. Today- lentil bolognese over spaghetti squash and steamed broccoli for supper! 4 Also I wondered abou... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    11/30/2016 7:33:46 AM, by RO2BENT

    Another nice evening at home with the Family after a shorter workday and when to visit my boss who comes back to work from his stroke Thursday. Taking the day off work today on my way to the pool and breakfast and errands and lunch with my wife... Read more

  • Goals update

    11/29/2016 5:07:08 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today is my second day of three on soda. I'm feeling pretty good. My ultimate goal is to be sober aka completely off soda by new year's day. My workouts were changing bed this morning 20 minutes and organizing kitchen wash cloths and potholders, unpacking suitcase, downsizing bedroom closet, mom or... Read more

  • 2 years

    11/29/2016 4:47:01 PM, by TIKITAMI

    It's been two years. Part of me feels like it's been 20, another part of me can't believe it's already been 2 years. All I can see is my daughter opening the door and seeing the police and her would be in-laws standing there. I see her falling to the ground with the instant realization to why her... Read more

  • Gym Time

    11/29/2016 3:56:52 PM, by CHELLY218

    I can honestly say my time at the gym is my favorite "me time" activity. I look forward to it every day & hate days I can't go. Love falling in love with the process.... Read more

  • End of year thoughts and actions- blogging again

    11/29/2016 11:34:12 AM, by ZIPITUP

    Hello! It's been awhile. I deleted some blogs- and so apologize to those of you who read and took time to comment. 247 Was not sure I wanted to go back to airing all my laundry out in public again- (no friends- I did not draw this one...but I am sketching again and hope to get my ... Read more

  • healthy holidays

    11/29/2016 11:33:33 AM, by BEACHCALSIX

    I'm forcing myself to blog again. I have the most success when I consistently blog and hold myself accountable. I finally fessed up my regain to hubby and even told my other family. They mean well but they bring a lot of junk food/chocolate to me out of love...especially during the holidays. Thanksg... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/29/2016 10:50:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mix of sun and clouds here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,.cheep! i am taking it easy today. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Mom's Birthday

    11/29/2016 10:33:15 AM, by COOP9002

    today is my mom's birthday. it is the second birthday that she has celebrated since my father passed. she is in good spirits and with my sisters close, i am sure they will be checking in with her today as well. we were able to speak on the phone, so i can let her know how thankful i am that the... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    11/29/2016 6:38:46 AM, by RO2BENT

    Relatively easy day at work Monday night and a lot of items came in over the long weekend and left early to go to the pool for a short swim because I'm going back Wednesday. Apparently I didn't have enough food because I was crabby until dinner. Should be the same today and I'm taking Wednesday off ... Read more

  • Goals November 27-December 3

    11/28/2016 9:50:15 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Soda: 3 days this week. Today was my first day and I had two caffeine free diet Coke. Exercise: minimum 30 minutes minimum 3 days. This morning was a Leslie workout and three hours dusting. Beauty sleep: minimum 7 hours each night. Last night was five hours, my sister and her family left the ... Read more

  • Work

    11/28/2016 9:40:42 PM, by DAUGIE73

    Sometimes it feels like so much time and energy are devoted to work that I forget there is a person inside. December is usually more work and stress, and I'm going to say "not this time." Why can't I control the work and not allow the work to control me? I can change the work path if I choose to co... Read more

  • Survived The Holiday

    11/28/2016 6:27:07 PM, by CHELLY218

    I wasn't sure how the weigh in today would go, but was surprised & happy to see that not only did I not gain weight over the holiday, but I've lost pounds! Portion control & eating small meals throughout the day, combined with working out has really gotten me closer to my goals & feeling great. Loo... Read more

  • Settling in to my new reality

    11/28/2016 6:26:39 PM, by AMANDANCES

    So it's almost the end of 2016 and I'm halfway through graduate school now. The Little Bear is FIVE YEARS OLD (!!!!!) and is as silly as ever. He's crazy smart and VERY active, so he keeps me on my toes. When I lost my job in 2015, I made the decision to go back to school full-time and it was p... Read more

  • Reality, self sabotage and Garmin

    11/28/2016 4:49:04 PM, by TIKITAMI

    I love that I've gotten back into rock climbing and looking forward to more sessions, this lead to a great overall feeling and I started running again. I decided to check in with my doctor to make sure my foot was healing properly, there was still a bit of tenderness and I just wanted to know I w... Read more

  • Ramblings ... inflammation and stress

    11/28/2016 3:45:51 PM, by JEANKNEE

    NOTE: This is disjointed and LONG! Needed to get some thoughts out of my head ... On November 29, 2015 I became keenly aware that I had an underlying inflammatory issue present in my body. At that point 8 months had passed since the pelvic injury made itself known, the orthopedic surgeon had... Read more

  • Monday

    11/28/2016 1:05:25 PM, by COOP9002

    it's a cold and dreary Monday here in mid-Mo. had to get my exercise inside earlier today. hope your Monday is going well.... Read more

  • I'm only hurting myself

    11/28/2016 12:48:46 PM, by SINGAWOLFSONG

    Hello again. I've been doing bad this month. I haven't been tracking my food and definitely not exercising... I had a moment of clarity this morning as I was getting ready for work. I'M ONLY HURTING MYSELF. By me not exercising, not eating completely healthy, over and/or under eating, the only ... Read more

  • Not that talented

    11/28/2016 11:41:18 AM, by RUNANDRUN

    I've started updating my blog to keep myself accountable and to look back and see where I've been. That's all. It's not for the general public, but I don't care if someone reads it. Hey, I'm as nosey as anyone! I've realized I have no flow. I can't write a though the way some people can, like th... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Aftermath

    11/28/2016 10:53:00 AM, by MUFFIY831

    The good: I went to a 90 minute boot camp class on Thursday. I ran on Friday. I ran on Sunday. I brought a big healthy salad for Thanksgiving. I didn't go completely off the rails. The bad: I definitely ate too much. I definitely drank too much. I didn't track calories. ... Read more

  • Competing for what?

    11/28/2016 10:52:56 AM, by FITJEN48

    The closest I've ever come to having a sister is friendship. That is, unless you count the time I put curlers in my brother's (who is now 6'8" and turning 40) hair and made him wear a polyester dress until he slugged me, chucked a curler at me and called me an idiot. Hence, I typically related bette... Read more

  • S.N.O.W. Challenge

    11/28/2016 8:42:02 AM, by SBEAR5

    Happy Cyber Monday Sparkers! I hope everyone had a super Thanksgiving holiday! I certainly did, but now it's time to get back to intentionally being healthy! I quickly came up with a challenge for one of the teams I'm on. It's the S.N.O.W. challenge. S = sparkpoints. Rack up those sparkpoin... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    11/28/2016 6:41:22 AM, by RO2BENT

    Friend quality time with the little kids yesterday oldest stayed with grandma then they came over for dinner chili and cornbread in. Back to work will have to catch up and planning to leave early and go swimming... Read more

  • Promise fulfilled

    11/27/2016 11:53:10 PM, by RUNANDRUN

    I'm a pig. Most of my friends would never think it because I always look so put together. Hair, makeup outfit and shoes. Looks good. Don't look in my closet with more clothes on the ground, or my bathroom with one sink full of hair stuff. An empty hamper with a mountain of dirty clothes next to... Read more

  • GOALS: Week of November 27, 2016

    11/27/2016 6:42:06 PM, by DCFELLA

    Goal(s) Week of Nov. 27: 1) Run at least 3 miles, 3 times this week 3) Gym 3x this week (with light cardio) 4) Goal weight at end of week: 196 Results: 1) Failure: 2 out of 3 runs completed 2) Success! 3) Success! Notes as I start a new week: Thanksgiving has come and gone th... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/27/2016 6:39:26 PM, by COOP9002

    we had a great crowd at worship this morning with a few families visiting their parents. hope your Sunday is going well.. heading back for worship services this evening.... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/27/2016 2:30:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i got to see a good friend of mine the other day. we got caught up on what has been happening in our lives. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • One Day Closer

    11/27/2016 12:29:09 PM, by CHELLY218

    Every day really does get easier. I have enjoyed learning more about portion control & what I need to eat to fuel me & not just to eat. It has been great to feel myself getting stronger, getting more endurance & falling in love with the fitness process.... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    11/27/2016 7:31:49 AM, by RO2BENT

    More quality time with kids yesterday and wife yesterday and got another batch of branches off the tree I'm eliminating, only the trunk is left. No activities or lessons today, so need to do something! Will have to check the weather...sunny and 50...will have to spend time outside. Started getting s... Read more

  • Great day! November 26

    11/26/2016 11:55:54 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    I'm trying to figure out why this shows up from yesterday because I posted this tonight! This morning my mom, sister and I had a ladies outing Christmas shopping, and then mom took us out for lunch and ice cream... Great bonding time! My father, brother-in-law, nephews and I watched college foot... Read more

  • Tree.

    11/26/2016 3:32:49 PM, by RUNANDRUN

    Putting up the Christmas tree is a little bittersweet for me. I still have lots of ornaments that the kids made so many years ago. I'll eel a little sad the think of adding memories vs missing them as littles. I'm going to do a holiday run and bring a toy to donate, volunteer aa a shopping buddy fo... Read more

  • What about my eyes?

    11/26/2016 12:04:38 PM, by JEANKNEE

    In late September I blogged, "Honestly, I've lost track of how many times I've been examined by the ophthalmologist. Friday, I saw her again. The news is not good. It appears that I just "might" be going blind in one eye. We are going to repeat another test, before discussing options. If the test yi... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/26/2016 7:57:33 AM, by COOP9002

    It was a pleasure to spend time with a handful of folks from this church. The primary obstacle for us from our perspective is the increased cost of living. They are offering compensation that is extremely generous. However, we have ourselves in a challenging situation due to where we are, and the pa... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    11/26/2016 6:11:40 AM, by RO2BENT

    Visited my mom and dad and brother yesterday at mom's. Brother brought his three dogs and his girlfriend's daughter on Wednesday, then girlfriend came Thursday. Another big meal, but still maintained. Even swam laps for 50 minutes at 9:00 and took his three big dogs outside to play for a while. Made... Read more

  • Carb Overload!!!

    11/25/2016 8:49:30 PM, by TARAFOFARA

    I had it all planned yesterday. I was going to eat my protein prior to my family dinner. My family unfortunately eats late. I miss the days with my paternal grandparents that had Thanksgiving dinner at 3. You could have a light breakfast and wait for a later lunch/dinner. But waiting until 6 o... Read more

  • Great day!

    11/25/2016 5:50:09 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    On my status I posted my workouts. Goals update! Yesterday was my third day of soda so tonight I'm doing ice tea, water, hot tea, hot chocolate or something. Tonight my sister, her husband and kids invited me to join them in surprising my cousin Brandon, his wife Rachel and kids for pizza. I'm... Read more

  • Thanksgiving & Black Friday

    11/25/2016 2:12:15 PM, by SBEAR5

    Welcome to Christmas season! I'm a bit of a Christmas nerd, so if you're not, bare with me. haha Had a very nice quiet Thanksgiving with DH. A few weeks ago I was signing up for a Turkey Trot and DH said he would do it with me. He has bad knees so he's never done a race with me, so I was ... Read more

  • If Not Today, Then When...

    11/25/2016 2:09:59 PM, by LIFEFOUNDONARUN

    Thanksgiving Day. For so many years while my children were growing up, this day was very much a replica of the one from the year before...and the year before that...and so on. I've found as my children have grown up, this day has grown out of its own routine. My daughter is now married and living... Read more

  • Back in the saddle

    11/25/2016 2:03:29 PM, by RUNANDRUN

    Today I will think healthy when I plan my meals. I started with steel cut oatmeal with blueberries walnuts and stevia. Yummy but not too sweet. Lunch will be a salad and dinner....still have to think about. I'm skipping the workout unless I get a surge in energy, but Monday morning I'm hopping... Read more

  • Week 11 Lab Report: Why tracking is key & how not to let it drive you nuts.

    11/25/2016 12:38:03 PM, by FITJEN48

    Week 11 I lost 2 more pounds. I am down 8 pounds in 11 weeks! I'll take it. 248 Data: Steps: 63953/77000 goal. Calorie deficit for the week was 6790. Finally, the two pounds matches the deficit better. The theory is that 3500 deficit equals 1 pound, usually for me, it's closer to 6K. ... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/25/2016 11:05:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm headed off to an event called food,fashion and fun in a while. i find these events fun,lively and informative. there is always great food at these events and nice people. my daughter has started to write out her christmas wish list. i wrote down, on a separate piece of paper, two things that she... Read more

  • Friday

    11/25/2016 10:13:40 AM, by COOP9002

    The journey has begun. Waiting at an airport, getting ready to see if this is the next step in our journey that the Father has for us. Blessings... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    11/25/2016 7:40:17 AM, by RO2BENT

    Excellent day yesterday, visited good friends around noon, then my mom and brother for a bit, then to in-laws for dinner and dessert and a little extra, then back to my mom's. Also leaving kids to spend the night at both places. Today will be just my mom's and probably some shopping.... Read more

  • Overslept and missed the Turkey Run Now Gobble Later 5k

    11/24/2016 8:52:27 PM, by WINACHST

    So Bummed! My cat woke me up and I shooed her away not thinking to get up early to go for the 5k. I woke up with no time to get there before the race started. So, I loaded the route on my ifit treadmill and ran a virtual 5k. My time was 33:47, ha, but my scenery was sunny and green (summertime). It ... Read more

  • Three bites

    11/24/2016 8:45:44 PM, by RUNANDRUN

    Years ago, I read an article about the way the French eat. The story compared eating to dining. Eating is just that, putting food in your mouth, chewing then swallowing. Dining on the other hand is sitting down, seeing, smelling and tasting the food. Not just something to shove in your mouth, bu... Read more

  • Race Report: 2016 Race with Grace (10K)

    11/24/2016 5:44:38 PM, by MOBYCARP

    Thanksgiving Day, time for my 6th annual running of Race with Grace ("RwG"), which is the 26th annual running of this 10K. It was a few degrees warmer than the forecast, 34 F (1 C) when I got up this morning. Revised forecast called for showers and rain through race time. Above-freezing temperatu... Read more

  • Thanksgiving

    11/24/2016 5:26:54 PM, by CHELLY218

    Made it through today & still was able to stay under my calories for the day. Also, even though the gym was closed, I was still able to squeeze in two, one mile walks & my day four of the 21 Day Fix DVDs. Feels good to have goals & be able to stay with them even on holidays. Happy Thanksgiving Ev... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    11/24/2016 10:41:51 AM, by COOP9002

    Hope you have an amazing day with your friends and family. I am so thankful for the people that the Father has placed in my life. Be blessed.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/24/2016 10:09:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is lightly raining here today. i am okay with that and so is my daughter. she is feeling much better and is back at school today. i am taking some english,math courses online. i enjoy learning new things and refreshing the skills i do have. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    11/24/2016 8:27:14 AM, by RO2BENT

    Worked a little later than I wanted yesterday but still out early and not behind then visited my brother at my mom's while getting her phone in order. Happy thanksgiving today, will have dinner at in-law's but will sneak in a drink at our friend's house before dinner. Then thanksgiving dinner at my ... Read more

  • Jingle Bell Rock This Challenge: Day 3

    11/23/2016 6:59:41 PM, by JMARISK

    We settled on our house today. We are renting the house from the buyer until we close on the new house on monday. The buyer is super excited. That made us feel better and knowing that she has kids that will enjoy the neighborhood. The weather has been great. I actually played with matthew in the ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Eve

    11/23/2016 6:16:04 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today has been good. 600 calories used so far today. Tonight my sister and cousin and cousin's family bring in pizza. I'd rather have salad with pizza but Mom quickly vetoed that and said soup and pizza. I'm saving room for the pizza. I had salad for lunch so I'm aiming for the pizza. ALL aunts, u... Read more

  • Liar!

    11/23/2016 1:46:01 PM, by RUNANDRUN

    I just read a small post, one liner, about how we know our truth. I replied that we also lie to ourselves. I did that yesterday. Yes, I cooked a more healthy thanksgiving meal. Yes, I replaced some ingredients with healthier alternatives and yes, I incorporated exercise and lots of movement into t... Read more

  • Liar!

    11/23/2016 1:05:39 PM, by RUNANDRUN

    I just read a small post, one liner, about how we know our truth. I replied that we also lie to ourselves. I did that yesterday. Yes, I cooked a more healthy thanksgiving meal. Yes, I replaced some ingredients with healthier alternatives and yes, I incorporated exercise and lots of movement into t... Read more

  • 2016 Miles in 2016 (Team Challenge)

    11/23/2016 11:27:29 AM, by MUFFIY831

    Today, I got a random comment on a blog post from nearly a year ago when I got my treadmill and mentioned that two teammates and I had taken the 2016 Miles in 2016 challenge. He asked if I had reached my goal, and so I went and plugged in the last month's worth of numbers and lo and behold: ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/23/2016 11:07:38 AM, by COOP9002

    It's a gloomy and cloudy day here in mid-Mo, which is the norm for late Fall days. after work this evening, we are planning on putting up the Christmas tree, and then getting some rest before heading to Sedalia to celebrate Thanksgiving with my side of the family. hopefully, i will get some pac... Read more

  • Whoa!!!

    11/23/2016 10:50:01 AM, by WINACHST

    Man, I just realized that I have been eating a lot of junk AND I am stressed. Time for me to take a time out!... Read more

  • a nice sunny day

    11/23/2016 10:20:31 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day for me to catch up on some of my online course work. my daughter is feeling a bit under the weather, so she did not go to school today. she will rest,drink plenty of fluids. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • FINALLY!!!

    11/23/2016 8:44:27 AM, by RAINBOWCHARMER

    The PT gave me permission to try a short (1/2 mile) run!!! I am still having foot pain, but it's getting much better, and I have a plan of attack to continue working on healing. Maybe running will aggravate it, but maybe not. I am super excited to give it a whirl and see how I feel after! I have to ... Read more