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  • a lovely day

    9/28/2016 2:52:00 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter wants to see a movie that is coming out this weekend. it is the first movie she has shown some interest in that is not to do with harry potter. something to do with a miss peregerine, i believe. as for me, i do not mind taking her to see it. a day where i just have a few things to do and... Read more

  • BLC 32 Week 3 Lab Report

    9/28/2016 2:40:09 PM, by FITJEN48

    BLC Week 32 Spicy Sparkologist Lab Report Background Information: This is appoximately my 4th round of BLC Participation. Each round has been between 12 and 15 weeks. Added together, that equals nearly one year. I mention this because I have spent all of that save the last 3 weeks, preparing fo... Read more

  • Wednesday

    9/28/2016 11:13:12 AM, by COOP9002

    it's a typical Wednesday here at FBCC. Hope things go well this evening. there were several students out participating in the annual See-You-at-the-Pole prayer gatherings. hope your Wednesday is going well.... Read more

  • 6 Weeks since Surgery, and other injury news

    9/28/2016 10:38:17 AM, by RAINBOWCHARMER

    So I've officially survived my tonsillectomy. That is one thing I am glad I will never ever ever go through again. That was NOT a fun 3 or so weeks!! In other news, the foot pain I was experiencing since thinking it was a good idea to have a barefoot wii dance-off back in July has not improved... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    9/28/2016 6:42:14 AM, by RO2BENT

    Pretty good day at work yesterdaydidn't get everything done but I left early to go on a 20 mile bike ride and be home when the kids get off the school bus. Lots of meetings today and have to make up for what I missed yesterday but I should not have to leave early.... Read more

  • Time to change direction!

    9/28/2016 12:59:49 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Today I got to do something I don't get to do anymore. Go for a run in the middle of the day. It was awesome! Hitting the trails before the end of the day, not having to race the clock to get out of the park before closing. I got to take a break from my new full time position and take some me tim... Read more

  • How normal people handle stress

    9/27/2016 8:03:57 PM, by SHIRE33

    So it was one of those weeks. I get to 200.8 and then things fall apart. So close! Last Tuesday afternoon my mom had a heart scare, so I picked her up and took her to the doctor for an EKG, missing my Tuesday afternoon strength training. He said she had a. fibrillation, so he prescribed some p... Read more

  • We all have bad days...

    9/27/2016 7:14:11 PM, by WNDRWMNJESS

    Keep moving forward!... Read more

  • Tracking and teaching...

    9/27/2016 5:50:21 PM, by AMAZONIAN2

    Well day 3 is almost a wrap for me - I have eaten well, ran, and now making this entry. These blogs do seem to make me focus on my goals. I am struggling with the #of hours in the day...or lack thereof. Life, teaching, and tracking completely takes a lot of time out of the day. So - im focusing... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    9/27/2016 1:35:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy! full sunshine and not too hot or cold outside. i am at the library getting some much needed computer work done. one of my online courses starts today. i have gotten started on it and i will be doing some more work on it in a while. my daughter says hi. this week, her... Read more

  • Tuesday

    9/27/2016 11:05:18 AM, by COOP9002

    we're enjoying another picture perfect day in mid-Mo..trying to get a few things done before doing some grocery shopping with my wife this evening. hope your Tuesday is going well.... Read more

  • I Feel So Encouraged-And Some Thoughts

    9/27/2016 10:35:56 AM, by HOPERY

    This is just a quicky blog to thank everyone who responded to my last blog. THANK YOU ALL!!! I feel so encouraged that so many people came to welcome me back! That's why this site is the best. Today, I plan to start tracking my calories really well. I have a preferred eating style of p... Read more

  • How my habits quickly pulled me out of a funk.

    9/27/2016 8:22:03 AM, by FITJEN48

    This post kind of means a lot to me. Probably more than I am comfortable putting into words, at least anywhere online. I'm always writing about habits and routines, self-discipline and calendars. And today, I'm writing about it again, but from an unexpected angle. I had made it a goal to m... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/27/2016 7:43:44 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Still here. Still running Hip still sore. Swelling this morning. It's getting frustrating. Still no time. I'll update when I get some time to play online. In the meantime, here's some motivation to get out and get 'er done ... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution, dropout again!

    9/27/2016 7:33:11 AM, by WINACHST

    I cannot seem to get with this program; I keep dropping out.I am busy and the exercises seem to take too much time for some other things I ought to be doing. I am getting up earlier to try to get things done but still do not have enough time in the day for all that needs to be done. Hubby is n... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    9/27/2016 6:31:51 AM, by RO2BENT

    Sometimes the network connectivity causes a double post sorry... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    9/27/2016 6:31:38 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good day at work I think I'm actually caught up I have another engineer to work within my group so I get to give him things to do my boss is still out recovering from a stroke and probably won't be back until December. Quality time with the kids yesterday mama is sick and was no help yesterday but s... Read more

  • Week in Review - September 25 - Activity/Fitness

    9/26/2016 9:11:39 PM, by JEANKNEE

    I am back ... Let's take a look at what's occurring on the activity/fitness front for me recently. A few weeks ago I began working Runner's World, Stage 1 - Start Walking Plan. I am taking it slow and easy and have been repeating each week. It feels like the right thing to do. In July, ... Read more

  • Crazy day!

    9/26/2016 5:02:06 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    In my status I posted my morning workout, in my blog I'm posting my afternoon Leslie workout and calories . After my lunch, afternoon Leslie workout and snacks and Oncor for dinner, I'm at 978 calories. Sparkpeople recommends 1200-1560. Sometimes I include ice cream to meet minimum. I'm GUESSING ... Read more

  • Week in Review - September 25 - inflammation

    9/26/2016 3:41:08 PM, by JEANKNEE

    Okay, let's see if I can regroup here ... Where was I? Reviewing the last week, looking forward, looking back ... eyes, inflammation, activity/fitness. Back to the eyes ... thank you all for your comments, encouragement and support. LIVEDAILY, I read your post and laughed! Do I ever r... Read more

  • a rainy day

    9/26/2016 2:02:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started to rain here about an hour ago and it will rain for another few hours, at least. my daughter and i are both prepared for the weather today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i decided to pause the night school sessions i was taking, for a while. i have other stuff going on and i do not ha... Read more

  • marvelous monday

    9/26/2016 12:38:36 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Staying positive and just trying to keep my weight down. I feel all my progress slipping away. My arm muscles seem to be thinning out...makes me sad. the strength training really helps me feel better though and seeing the lines pop makes me feel awesome. It's crazy how one day I can feel norma... Read more

  • You got this!

    9/26/2016 12:28:04 PM, by WNDRWMNJESS

    ♡... Read more

  • Another blah day

    9/26/2016 10:58:24 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today is another blah day and I wish that I knew why. I lost 2 pounds last week. I am trying to use up what I have on leftover yarn until I can get some more (whenever that will be). I do get out and walk with the dog (twice yesterday and twice this morning) and I walked to church yesterday (my dad ... Read more

  • Monday

    9/26/2016 10:31:48 AM, by COOP9002

    After a busy weekend, it's nice to be looking towards a more normal week. We are looking forward to seeing our son-in-law and daughter this weekend. It looks like they will soon be making preparations to move to Springfield soon. Please pray that they find a house that will be good fit for the... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/26/2016 8:44:51 AM, by BLUEROSE73

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  • Sunday Monday

    9/26/2016 6:49:53 AM, by RO2BENT

    Busy weekend got a lot of work done around the house lead to a good nights sleep last night. Normal busy day today at work but I don't believe I'm too far behind so hopefully it's not too bad and then if it's not raining I'd like to go for a bike ride after work... Read more

  • 90 Years

    9/25/2016 8:30:30 PM, by COOP9002

    i was blessed to speak at my home church as they celebrated their 90th anniversary. it was great to see some familiar faces and some new ones as well. hope your day is going well.... Read more

  • Week in Review - September 25

    9/25/2016 6:06:39 PM, by JEANKNEE

    For nearly three years now, I spend some time on Sunday reflecting on the week that's past and looking ahead at the week to come. Apologies up front ... this is going to be a long post. I can feel it coming. Lots on my mind today and lots happening. One challenge is coming to an end (Johnn... Read more

  • Starting over, and being brutally honest

    9/25/2016 4:12:44 PM, by HOPERY

    So, I'm back here on Sparkpeople. Why? Because going it alone didn't workout for me. Because I weigh more than I ever have as an adult, and I'm sick of it! Because Sparkpeople worked for me in the past. I have spent a lot of time pondering over why it worked, and I think I have some pretty g... Read more

  • Expression

    9/25/2016 4:12:04 PM, by FITJEN48

    I've always been a fan of differences. Same is just boring. If you take a good look at my marriage, people sometimes have to turn their head to the side to process what they see. He is very instinctive, while I tend to want to think a thing to death. One of the things I loved about my hubby when I f... Read more

  • Saturday September 24 and Sunday September 25

    9/25/2016 4:05:58 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Saturday was a great day. I got to do speed walking and jogging intervals, and I saw people of all shapes and sizes -- some at my starting weight, some have my shape and others at my goal weight. I heard two gentlemen behind me, they resembled each other they could be brothers, different accents -... Read more

  • I'm a list person

    9/25/2016 11:24:30 AM, by AMAZONIAN2

    I get great satisfaction from crossing of items on a pen and paper list. I made a grid on a sheet of paper & put dates on the grids. Each space is a 1" square. Now to figure out what to enter... Weight - yes; Runs - yes; good tracking - yes; What else????... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    9/25/2016 8:48:50 AM, by RO2BENT

    Busy day yesterday, picked up the pieces from my friends house then unloaded it at home bought some wood built a base and assembled it all by myself except for the heavy awkward parts. Some panels were warped (third hand owner) which made it difficult but was good full body workout. Also checked out... Read more

  • GOALS: Week of September 25, 2016

    9/25/2016 8:41:44 AM, by DCFELLA

    Goal(s): 1) Run at least 3 miles, 3 times this week 3) Weights 3 times this week ( plus 40 minutes of cardio) 4) Goal weight at end of week: 210 Results: 1) TBD 2) TBD 3) TBD Notes as I start a new week: Man, having clothes that fit and that I enjoy wearing sure does feel g... Read more

  • Busy Weekend

    9/24/2016 3:23:03 PM, by COOP9002

    my home church will be celebrating their 90th anniversary tomorrow. i have been asked to be a part of the festivities and will have the privilege of sharing during the morning worship service. we will have to get up and head out rather early in the morning and spend about 3 hours on the road tomorro... Read more

  • Allergies AND a cold

    9/24/2016 1:09:53 PM, by WNDRWMNJESS

    It was annoying enough to deal with fall allergies but with back to school, my kids have already brought home colds to the house. Ugh. No appetite at all today.... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/24/2016 9:13:45 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Today is a rough day to get out and run. It's pouring rain. I haven't had a good, strong run in 2 weeks now. My hip has been in too much pain. Despite this I haven't given up. But even though I've been walking, I'm so frustrated. I got on the scale this morning. My weight is going up again. I... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    9/24/2016 8:12:01 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy short day at work yesterday, gave blood and almost caught up. Run was difficult due to blood donation, heat, tired legs, and no BM pre-run. Hoping to get some house work done today.... Read more

  • Challenge

    9/23/2016 6:03:17 PM, by TARAFOFARA

    I signed up for a challenge. Just this process is confusing and challenging. This whole site is a bit cumbersome and difficult to navigate. Wish it was more user friendly like FB's format. So hopefully I wont get too many people freaking out on me for posting in the wrong place, or not posting o... Read more

  • Friday

    9/23/2016 3:52:06 PM, by COOP9002

    our family is getting ready for another weekend. this Sunday we will be heading to Sedalia where I will preach at my home church's 90th anniversary celebration. I am hoping to see some familiar faces and hopefully some new ones as well. Enjoy your weekend.... Read more

  • maintaining during the rough times :)

    9/23/2016 1:07:20 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    It's Friday and I'm in a good mood today, despite everything. I changed the batteries of the scale and it looks like it's working normally now. I weighed hubby and the kids and normal numbers are coming up again. So of course I then stepped on and was happy to see I've maintained. I was pretty... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/23/2016 1:05:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another day with not too much planned. tomorrow, i am going to a mini high school reunion. i have not seen or been in touch with my old high school much. i plan to change that as of today. i have to admit i miss seeing and hearing from classmates that went to the high school when i did. i am also in... Read more

  • Post surgical running

    9/23/2016 11:29:34 AM, by WNDRWMNJESS

    It has been 7 months since my last run and 14 weeks since my hip surgery. I added running intervals yesterday to my 5 mile walk. No hip pain but my leg muscles were definitely tight and confused, lol. I was shocked at how slow I was running! I realize I am just starting back and I do have some pa... Read more

  • Feeling down

    9/23/2016 9:47:29 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm feeling kind of down today. I know that its not because its fall and its a little gloomy outside. I've gained weight (up to 192 pounds) and its not that. I just wish that I had some extra yarn to make something out of. I have a leftover yarn afghan to work on but I don't have enough in the yarn ... Read more

  • The 62-day Check-in

    9/23/2016 8:58:12 AM, by MUFFIY831

    It probably would have made sense to do this two days ago for a 60-day check-in, but what's life without a little randomness thrown in? Anyway, it's been 62 days now since I regrouped and restarted this process. The scale has been sporadic at best, but after a three week stall it appears to fi... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    9/23/2016 6:39:29 AM, by RO2BENT

    Meeting with directors went well yesterday now I am behind but I should be able to make up for that today going to donate blood this morning also and would like to go for a run this afternoon... Read more

  • Struggling but getting there

    9/23/2016 12:24:31 AM, by STEPHLOKI

    Yes since my trip to Ghana I have been struggling. But you know what? The scale has started moving again. Now at 81.3kg. Was 82.5 before the trip. My BMI is in the lower overweight range. It is 27.1 So I am making progress. When I reach 77kg (2kg above goal weight) we will start introducing hig... Read more

  • Huh?

    9/22/2016 11:41:13 PM, by WINACHST

    All of a sudden and I do not know why, but I am craving (and drinking) soda pop. What gives? I am not a pop drinker and have not had pop for years and all of a sudden I have developed a craving for the stuff. Maybe it is because this past week I had been working out in the yard and we hav... Read more

  • Walking Off The Battlefield

    9/22/2016 5:16:39 PM, by NMORIARTY8024

    I have been reading a wonderful book called The 4-Day Win by Martha Beck. It's simply amazing! It's about changing your thinking before and while losing weight. It's premise is this: people normally lose weight by force and negative feelings, they battle against their bodies. But she explains in her... Read more

  • Pulling myself out of a cookie coma.

    9/22/2016 1:38:21 PM, by FITJEN48

    There are just people in our lives who, to put it mildly, can trigger less than favorable emotional responses. Sometimes I wonder if the chlorophyll escapes from the leaves, converts into crazy, and absorbs into the skin of people during the months that lead into heavy holiday hoedowns. In my... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    9/22/2016 11:50:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    enjoying some much needed solo time. my daughter is at school and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it's the first day of fall. a day of fresh starts and new challenges. fall is one of my favourite times of the year. the weather is finally not as hot and yet it is not too cool,either. a tim... Read more

  • Calories in. Calories out. CICO.

    9/22/2016 11:04:43 AM, by WNDRWMNJESS

    I see so many people arguing that CICO is just a myth and that it doesn't actually work for weight loss. It breaks my heart to see so many that put themselves through hell- elimating entire food groups, extremely restrictive diets, diet pills, diet shakes, etc...all to either not lose or gain it al... Read more

  • Thursday

    9/22/2016 10:07:33 AM, by COOP9002

    it's going to be a long and hopefully productive day. after getting some things done here in the office, our church revitalization team has a meeting with a sister church this evening in Moberly. Hopefully we can offer them some good ideas and maybe some resources to get them back on track. Ble... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/22/2016 9:38:32 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Once again, I'm just back from this mornings run. I was actually able to push myself this morning. I'm just hoping I didn't hurt myself - my hip still isn't 100% . So here are some motivational images to help push you out the door today ... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    9/22/2016 6:13:43 AM, by RO2BENT

    Another busy day at work getting ready for meeting today had to work late but relaxing evening at home. Get to leave work early today and it'll be a short workday tomorrow as well... Read more

  • Deja Doo-Doo

    9/21/2016 7:04:52 PM, by MOBYCARP

    Sunday I ran most of a marathon, failing to earn the medal or bragging rights. The race ended for me at 25.2 miles, with severe calf cramps. That's disappointing, to say the least; but life goes on. After the marathon comes recovery. Monday my calves were really feeling the after-effects of ... Read more

  • it's a wonderful day

    9/21/2016 2:21:40 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from a good friend of mine this morning. it definitely brightened up my day. my daughter says hi to all! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! a more mellow kind of day for me today. i do not have much planned and it feels so good. i try and have at least one day a week like this. it keeps me ba... Read more

  • Wednesday

    9/21/2016 11:35:02 AM, by COOP9002

    it's another crazy Wednesday. we have a lot going on here at church as usual. with respect to last night's phone interview, it is really hard to judge how it went. they did ask if it was okay to check my references, so that must mean something...unless it was just a professional courtesy question. ... Read more

  • Super depressed... :(

    9/21/2016 10:22:39 AM, by BEACHCALSIX

    So I hate to write this after posting such a positive blog yesterday but I really need to vent this out. I actually have tears in my eyes I'm so mad and frustrated. About 1-2 hours after tae bo yesterday the pain hit me full force. The symptoms flared up badly. No one knows what this is and frankly ... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/21/2016 8:17:30 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Once again, back from today's run already. The pain in my hip is still not gone, but it's not getting worse. In fact, it seems to be easing up. At least I hope it really is and not just in my head. I've got so much to do again today. I'll be logging off sparkpeople within a few minutes, a... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    9/21/2016 6:37:01 AM, by RO2BENT

    Well I guess I'm not really behind at work I had to do some catch-up yesterday and I'm preparing for a big meeting with the director tomorrow so it's stressful regardless. Went for a bike ride yesterday and will have quality time rest time with the family today... Read more

  • victory! checking in

    9/20/2016 8:40:56 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Finally, FINALLY I got a workout in! Did a full hour of tae bo. Before today I was kind of doing little bits of cardio. 20 minutes here and there. Mostly strength training. I felt a lot better today and just decided to go for it. I have seen people running on the streets and felt jealous. I want to ... Read more

  • Own it. Keep it simple. Get it done.

    9/20/2016 11:10:29 AM, by WNDRWMNJESS

    One thing. Just pick one thing to focus on today and give it 100%. 30 min workout? Get it done. Eating within calories? You got this. 8 glasses of water? I want you swimming by tonight. You are your biggest cheerleader. Give yourself the pep talk you give to others. Be your own role model.... Read more

  • Tuesday Night

    9/20/2016 10:17:27 AM, by COOP9002

    hope your day is going well. i have a phone interview tonight which will just be another interview, or an interesting one that gives us direction to the next stage in ministry. prayers appreciated.... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    9/20/2016 6:37:05 AM, by RO2BENT

    Somewhat stressful day at work but wasn't as bad as I thought it would be which is nice then quality time in the evening with family. More work today need to do some catch-up work that I didn't get done yesterday and is lagging from Saturday but shouldn't be too bad and then I'll go for a bike ride ... Read more

  • Challenges update

    9/19/2016 8:55:21 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    My cousin Brandon's challenge: drink a glass of water before each meal and gradually reduce/eliminate soda. I'm overflowing with water and cleanse my system. I am noticing the more water I drink, the clearer my skin is, better hydrated. When invited out, I limit myself to one refill. When I'm at wor... Read more

  • Spark Friends!

    9/19/2016 8:34:35 PM, by KENDILYNN

    Ok, so I'm not the best at keeping up with my Spark Friends lately. I honestly haven't found a way to stay connected to y'all (groups, conversations) via mobile. But I'm committing to being more present, with comments on your blogs and statuses, etc.... Read more

  • That reason to smile

    9/19/2016 1:49:35 PM, by JAHAR929

    why I've been absent from blogs---- 212 26 I'll post more soon(ish). Rounding out dissertation and then defending---then will come the updates on SP! Stay Tuned. Much to update! Peace and love. Jackie... Read more

  • That nasty little feeling of disappointment

    9/19/2016 1:25:34 PM, by JAHAR929

    Regret. Probably one of the more damaging feelings one can experience in a lifetime. It's cold and bitter and it can haunt you for years (if you let it). It can eat at you and raise questions that you never thought you could possibly think of, but you do. It can make you assume responsibility ... Read more

  • What a difference a word can make.

    9/19/2016 12:30:57 PM, by FITJEN48

    Should: Used in auxiliary function to express obligation, propriety or expediency. Must: Be required by immediate need or purpose. Words mean things. And shifting just one word from "should" to "must" can illicit major change in our lives. Guess what? Change hurts. In each and every ... Read more

  • Monday

    9/19/2016 11:51:34 AM, by COOP9002

    it's a typical busy morning here at church. trying to catch up after a busy and hopefully productive weekend, and marching forward to whatever the Father has in store. Blessings... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    9/19/2016 11:04:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    one errand completed. a few more to go and then i can relax. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/19/2016 9:59:50 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Yesterday's run brought back the hip pain. This mornings run made it worse again. I am beyond frustrated. My weight loss has been stalled since I've had to stop running. Today I made it farther than I expected, but I did things a little different. I took a pain killer on my way out ... Read more

  • Annoyed. But trying to focus on the good.

    9/19/2016 9:53:03 AM, by MUFFIY831

    The scale is stuck for another week. This is three weeks in a row now. I am not happy. I know these plateaus are part of how my body works and eventually it will bend to my will. It's just taking too damn long. BUT. I am trying to stay positive here. So here's what I've noticed. 1.... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    9/19/2016 6:32:41 AM, by RO2BENT

    Low-key Sunday oldest child felt you short-term bug hopefully she gets better very soon but just a headache this morning. Back to work going to be a busy stressful week but shouldn't be unmanageable... Read more

  • I don't do sports the right way it seems.

    9/18/2016 9:23:37 PM, by WNDRWMNJESS

    I'll be honest, I have never understood the emotional investment people have toward their sports teams- The screaming. The anger. The know-it-all coaching from the couch. I don't get it. I'm all for watching but it is always just a game to me. I have no investment into if a certain team wins or no... Read more

  • Continued Balancing Act

    9/18/2016 8:25:04 PM, by JEANKNEE

    As planned, I repeated week 1 of the Runner's World Stage 1 - Start Walking Plan. Like last week, I was unsuccessful in working it as written. I am, however, feeling ready to move onto week 2 of the plan. Stage 1: Start Walking Plan - Week 1 Repeat Total Minutes 100 - 115 min Estimated Mi... Read more

  • Race Report: 2016 Rochester Marathon

    9/18/2016 7:18:18 PM, by MOBYCARP

    It was a totally messed up training cycle getting ready for Rochester. I started the training cycle recovering from injury, just training to get healthy enough to run. By the time I was health enough to run regularly, I was way behind on weekly mileage for marathon training. Without a strong base... Read more

  • Blessing a Life

    9/18/2016 2:46:33 PM, by COOP9002

    we were blessed to honor one of our choice servants who had been teaching Sunday School for over 40 years. She is leaving our little community to go to an assisted living complex about thirty miles away. hope your Sunday is going well.... Read more

  • Blessing a Life

    9/18/2016 2:46:32 PM, by COOP9002

    we were blessed to honor one of our choice servants who had been teaching Sunday School for over 40 years. She is leaving our little community to go to an assisted living complex about thirty miles away. hope your Sunday is going well.... Read more

  • a new week

    9/18/2016 2:00:33 PM, by MOMMY445

    i have a somewhat busy week coming up this week. i am also helping my daughter to fund raise for her school. that is not due back to the school for a while yet. i have an appointment tomorrow that i have to keep. i am on the go pretty much every day this week. i will be attending a mini high school ... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/18/2016 10:21:28 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Today is only a little kick. The plan is to go running this morning. First time in a week. I'm really hoping my hip holds up alright. It was pain free yesterday - first time it's actually been completely pain free. I'll be taking it easy, but I'm hoping it all goes well so I can get back ... Read more

  • GOALS week of September 18

    9/18/2016 10:19:26 AM, by DCFELLA

    Goal(s): 1) Run 3 times this week (2:00:2:00 split x8) 2) Log ALL food and don't move workout days 3) Gym 3 times with split workout and 40 minutes of cardio 4) Goal weight at end of week: 215 Results: 1) Success! 2) Semi-success (I get tired of guessing all foods and proportions i... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    9/18/2016 8:53:46 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good 5k time for not training then beer and lunch at PIB yesterday while listening to live music. Back to PSR church visiting family and making salads today.... Read more

  • I don't want to take a chance.

    9/18/2016 7:39:36 AM, by WINACHST

    I recently saw an article that the obesity epidemic has increased to 35% in four states.
    ty/ The trend keeps getting worse. The article states that 4 states have shown a decrease. My state is one showing the decrease, but I seriously think that is becau... Read more

  • You can do it.

    9/17/2016 10:55:19 PM, by WNDRWMNJESS

    Want to run? Want to fit into regular sized clothes? Want to play outside with your kids without getting winded? Don't underestimate the power and strength you carry within yourself. The only thing stopping you from reaching your dreams is you. Put yourself first and show the rest of the world ... Read more

  • Easing joint pain without having to see the doctor

    9/17/2016 8:51:32 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Here I am at 38 years old (yes I'm admitting my age) and I am having joint pain. Ever since I have been losing weight (the past year or so now) my joints in my arms and legs have been miserable. No matter how much movement I do or weight that has dropped, the pain gets almost to the point where it c... Read more

  • Saturday

    9/17/2016 5:31:50 PM, by COOP9002

    getting ready for tomorrow. our women are having a fellowship this evening, and my wife is trying to get herself motivated to attend. hope your Saturday is going well.... Read more

  • History Was Made...

    9/17/2016 12:56:51 PM, by LIFEFOUNDONARUN

    This past weekend I had the privilege of watching, via Facebook Live, history being made by the first woman to ever attempt a paced cycle landspeed record. The woman's world record was set by her at 147.7 miles per hour, on a bicycle. I've followed this amazing lady's training over the past few ye... Read more

  • FlexiVox-All in One

    9/17/2016 10:53:12 AM, by BERGBA7

    The last weeks have been terribly busy - in a good way. I started school again and created my own little company: FlexiVox. Got a Logo created for me and some business cards done, that I am spreading around at the moment. Created a Facebook page and a youtube channel on which anybody can... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    9/17/2016 7:39:10 AM, by RO2BENT

    Got a lot done at work, but it's not all mine with my boss out. Running a 5k in the rain this AM then some drinks on PIB.... Read more

  • Another bad week over and done with

    9/17/2016 12:49:03 AM, by STEPHLOKI

    This week I struggled. I did attend a wedding (lots of bad food choices and pigged out on dessert buffet). Helped cook at BF's birthday party (ate too much cake). The whole week I struggled with low carb and suddenly seem to have an aversion to fish. I ate a lot of sausage, which is actually not pa... Read more

  • Climbing Mt. Weightloss

    9/16/2016 6:38:44 PM, by NMORIARTY8024

    I had a lightbulb moment last night while reading Sharee Samuel's new book called A Funeral For My Fat: My Journey Of Laying 100 Pounds To Rest. In her amazing book she likens the weight loss journey to climbing a mountain. I can relate. She said it can be all to tempting to do 1 of 2 things; ... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/16/2016 2:47:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is coming to a close. i am taking it easy today and not doing too much. i am still very active. i am just not taking on anything extra today. the weekend is finally here! hurray! going to see a movie will be just the break i need after what turned out to be a very busy week for me. my ... Read more

  • no idea my weight so I'm freaking out

    9/16/2016 1:39:15 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Had my follow up appointment yesterday and practically all my symptoms have faded away...again. However the doctor wants me to continue with my appointments since chronic stomach problems like to do that...disappear and reappear worse than before So I'm feeling a lot better. I have another test... Read more

  • Fitness Challenge - Conquered!!!

    9/16/2016 1:09:29 PM, by MUFFIY831

    We have a few fitness challenges that we do sporadically with the goal being to improve your results over time. One of these challenges is the 5-4-3-2-1. You have about 55 minutes to do: 500 Jumping Jacks 400 Squats 300 Push-ups 200 Sit-ups 100 Burpees In the past, I have come clos... Read more

  • Homecoming

    9/16/2016 12:49:36 PM, by COOP9002

    our youngest daughter will be hanging out with her friends all day and into the evening today. it's homecoming in our little town. they will go to the parade, hang out at a friends house until it's time to go to the game, and then wait for a ride home from this crazy old man. enjoy your Friday... Read more

  • Lesson from the Olympics

    9/16/2016 11:45:09 AM, by SBEAR5

    I found the Olympics pretty motivational last month (who doesn't!). I was getting ready to kick off my training for my fall half marathon so I marveled at how "in shape" these athletes are. I realized, they probably don't have many (if any) cheat days.... not like I do. And they certainly deserve... Read more

  • You can. You will. You must.

    9/16/2016 10:08:17 AM, by WNDRWMNJESS

    You can do this.... Read more