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  • Day 16 - Blessings!

    12/17/2014 4:31:40 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Wonderful Wednesday Blessings! 1. Grateful for a happy heart! 2. Grateful for the Christmas spirit I'm feeling every day! 3. Grateful for my children and grandchildren who bring so much joy to our lives! 4. Grateful for my good health….that is truly a blessing!! 5. Grateful for Spa... Read more

  • Day 15 - Blessings!

    12/16/2014 9:44:48 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Terrific Tuesday is here! Here's my list for today! 1. I'm grateful that I have the ability to babysit for my grandchildren….I know my daughters appreciate the help! 2. I'm grateful for happy messages that I get concerning my blogs….thank you all for commenting and giving me support each da... Read more

  • Day 14 - Blessings!

    12/15/2014 9:51:03 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Marvelous Monday! 1. Feel like I got a lot accomplished today…..worked on cards, wrapping, and mailing gifts. 2. Had lunch with some old friends today…..always fun to catch up! 3. Feeling very much in the Christmas spirit as we prepare to pass out some eggnog to special people in our l... Read more

  • Day 13 - Blessings!

    12/14/2014 7:09:02 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Another beautiful Sunday is almost done…..I must count my blessings! 1. So blessed to have children who appreciate us! Our babysitting last night was rewarded with a meal at Olive Garden this evening. What fun! 2. So blessed to love spending time with children and grandchildren! 3. So ... Read more

  • Winter blues

    12/13/2014 8:39:32 PM, by NYCALIGIRL

    Wow it's been for ever as I have been so busy with life, work, school, family and everything. I barely have time for me these days. With winter setting in, and the days growing shorter, are year is also coming to a close which means soon enough I will be another year older. I'm feeling a bit of s... Read more

  • Day 12 - Blessings!

    12/13/2014 4:19:06 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Super Saturday….so much to be thankful for! 1. Thankful that I'm enjoying getting my Christmas cards ready to mail! 2. Thankful that my husband and I will be giving gifts to our neighbors and friends….eggnog…. yum!!! 3. Thankful that we'll be babysitting tonight for our daughter so she... Read more

  • Sunny Day Outside and House Cleaning Inside.

    12/13/2014 12:17:34 PM, by VICKIE_A

    Believe me this is a monumental goal , getting back to it after being ill and too weak to do much for a very very long time. Feels good. Yep, getting dusting and vacuuming done and sorting out stuff and putting it back in place today. It is a beautiful day outside, rare sunshine on the snowy l... Read more

  • Day 11 - Blessings!

    12/12/2014 10:52:06 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Fantastic Friday is here! Here are my blessings….short and sweet! 1. Thankful for my Weight Watcher meeting! 2. Thankful that I lost 1.8 pounds this week! 3. Thankful for my leader….who is amazing and motivating! 4. Thankful for my daughter, Stephanie, who goes with me each week. I ... Read more

  • Dancing to the Oldies

    12/11/2014 10:21:22 PM, by VICKIE_A

    Well, I have to admit I did not get to my knitting like I wanted to tonight. Dealing with a friend on another site with a bit of an upset. She is like a sister to me and I care a lot about what she is going through, which hopefully will be very positive in the end if things can just get settled in t... Read more

  • Snow Storm Power Outage.

    12/11/2014 4:27:10 PM, by VICKIE_A

    All my apartment cooking ability depends on electricity, so it really goofed things up temporarily this morning when I awakened to no power due to our North Eastern Snow Storm. Still, it was pretty bright with morning light so I opened the shades and curtains to let the light in and waited for the ... Read more

  • Day 10 - Blessings!

    12/11/2014 3:30:44 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Thrilling Thursday! 1. Grateful for my grandchildren who bring me so much happiness! 2. Grateful for good books to read! 3. Grateful for my mom and dad who live in Indiana… fortunate to still have them in my life! 4. Grateful for good food to eat! 5. Grateful for all my friends... Read more

  • Day 9 - Blessings!

    12/10/2014 8:41:04 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Wonderful Wednesday is almost gone….let me stop to count my blessings! 1. So grateful that I am retired now and can sleep in a little later each morning….I love that! 2. So grateful that I am retired so I can babysit my grandchildren when my daughters need me. 3. So grateful that I am re... Read more

  • Scooter for summer time next year.

    12/10/2014 3:20:02 PM, by VICKIE_A

    I need a few of what I call big ticket items. I am on a disabled budget. I have been on foot for over ten years. I did get a small electric scooter but it is not suitable for the up and down nature of route roads here . I also need it to be gas operated and strong enough for light traffic. Which me... Read more

  • Snowy Day Outside

    12/10/2014 11:44:15 AM, by VICKIE_A

    It is a wet snow and clumpy, not pretty like other snow storms can be, but that is ok. I do not have to be out in it much. I am well. My blood sugar is doing great. Evidently I lost more weight than I was thinking I was, from low carb high fat style of eating for my Type 2 diabetes.... Read more

  • Day 8 - Blessings!

    12/9/2014 8:49:04 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Terrific Tuesday has been a great day! 1. Very grateful that I'm almost completely done with my Christmas shopping….but it has been fun! 2. Very grateful that I have wrapped many of our gifts….will work on it again tomorrow! 3. Very grateful that I am able to help my children when they n... Read more

  • Day 7 - Blessings!

    12/8/2014 10:13:58 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Marvelous Monday is bringing lots of blessings to my life! 1. Thankful for my husband who always has my back… matter what! 2. Thankful for a warm house that I love very much! 3. Thankful for Starbuck's…..such a treat to order my coffee choice….venti non-fat, no whip, no foam peppermi... Read more

  • 1st Aqua Fit Survived!!

    12/8/2014 3:50:22 PM, by TRUCKERSMRS

    I am no water baby and, although I can swim, it is not my favourite pastime! I do however need to get back to doing some exercise and committed to going to Aqua fit tonight. Many evening classes I cannot attend as they start at 6pm locally but this one started at 7pm for an hour. Having h... Read more

  • A different approach to December.

    12/8/2014 3:42:59 PM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

    I think right now using the nutrition tracker is adding to my stress and not doing much else for me. I also have this thing about not remembering to use it with so much happening. It may help at some point but for me December is not the time to start again with it Instead I'll be doing what helpe... Read more

  • Day 6 - Blessings!

    12/7/2014 9:14:44 AM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Super Sunday Blessings for today! 1. So grateful for our 3 children and their spouses! Love them all to pieces!!! 2. So grateful for our 7 grandchildren….6 on earth and 1 in heaven! 3. So grateful that we have our son with us today….spending the day with us……love it!!! 4. So grateful... Read more

  • Day 5 - Blessings

    12/6/2014 10:36:41 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    What a beautiful Saturday! Feeling very blessed! 1. Have almost completed Christmas shopping….very excited about the gifts! 2. Went to granddaughters' birthday party……so happy that we are in their lives! 3. Helped with babies at the birthday party……I know both daughters appreciated our ... Read more

  • Day 4 - Blessings!

    12/5/2014 11:01:55 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    It's getting late….need to count my blessings! 1. Lost 2.2 pounds at WW meeting today!! 2. Spent the morning with my daughter….enjoyed a delicious lunch together! 3. Got my nails done today….what a treat! 4. My other daughter got me into her salon for color and highlights….she is amaz... Read more

  • Day 3 - Blessings!

    12/4/2014 6:38:57 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Feeling extremely blessed today! 1. Got to spend time with daughter and granddaughters today! 2. Went to a nice dinner with my husband…..lovely evening in Florida…..sat outside!! 3. Ate fairly healthy all day….that makes me feel good! 4. Going to my Weight Watcher meeting in the morni... Read more

  • Aqua Fit - EeeeK!!

    12/4/2014 7:45:08 AM, by TRUCKERSMRS

    In the market town near to our village a fitness centre was opened a couple of years ago. To my shame I have not set foot in it ..... YET!! Today I have committed to an aqua fit class on Monday night. You have to book in and pay in advance. To remove other excuses I have ordered a new swims... Read more

  • Hello Again.

    12/4/2014 5:45:35 AM, by VICKIE_A

    I have returned to Spark People. I feel better. I have lost 25 lbs. in five months. I could not seem to drop a pound before I started doing a low carb , high protein way of eating for Type 2 diabetes management. Then, bam. The culprit was simply whole grain sandwiches, taters and too much rice and b... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday!!

    12/3/2014 8:02:30 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Today has been a great day! Let me stop to count my blessings! 1. I feel that I got a lot accomplished today….that is a good feeling! 2. Talked to an old friend on the phone today….always great to catch up! 3. Made a decision about Christmas cards today….I'm going to send some! 4. Go... Read more

  • Walking!

    12/3/2014 9:28:49 AM, by FITTEREVERYDAY
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  • If You Are....

    12/2/2014 10:07:29 PM, by KAKAY56

    If you are feeling SAD..... You are living in the PAST. If you are feeling ANXIOUS..... You are living in the FUTURE. If you are at PEACE..... You are living in t... Read more

  • December Blessings!

    12/2/2014 7:49:06 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    December is here and I have so much to be thankful for! 1. We have our tree up and it looks beautiful! 2. We have our outside lights going, too! 3. We had a wonderful Thanksgiving day and I got to see all of my children and grandchildren! 4. Doing really well on my shopping….only a fe... Read more

  • workout challenge - good link

    12/1/2014 8:23:20 PM, by FITTEREVERYDAY
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  • December Goals

    12/1/2014 7:12:07 AM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

    -get in my fruits and veggies -continue my walk/jogs (more snow pics!!!) -add the videos from Jessica Smith's quick fit holiday challenge on top of that -drink my water -for Pete's sake use the nutrition tracker And hopefully be at 145-148 by the end of the month. I've only maintained in December b... Read more

  • 24 Days before Christmas Challenge

    11/30/2014 11:03:05 AM, by KAKAY56

    DAYS !!!!!! Dec. 1, 2014 to Dec. 24, 2014........ challenging myself now. I have been eating like a pig feel like a pig and stuffed like a turkey ... Read more

  • Spoke Too Soon!!

    11/21/2014 10:08:13 AM, by TRUCKERSMRS

    I was really pleased the other week when my new assistant started and it looked like my backlog was going to get hit and that some of the pressure was going to be taken away. After 7 days in the office she had an accident - at home and nothing to do with us. She blacked out and hit the side of... Read more

  • Reality..

    11/21/2014 7:41:57 AM, by MSANITAL

    well it was time to face the music, that is for sure I have not stepped on the scale the whole month of November.. I knew that is would put me in a tail spin..... I was or has been or am still struggling.. not with food so much but with everything.. the stress has gotten to me and the stress is most... Read more

  • Walking in a winter wonderland

    11/19/2014 11:53:50 AM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

    I did another 1.79 mile walk/run in the snow. Would've done more if I didn't have to work today. It's actively snowing today and it's gorgeous! I should explain that is is probably how I am one of the few people I know that has an easier time losing weight in winter than summer. I'm glued to my couc... Read more

  • Running For A Train!!

    11/18/2014 2:59:02 PM, by TRUCKERSMRS

    Today I have been out of the office at a customer meeting. 3.5hrs travel each way and a 4hr meeting. I went with my boss and he needed to get back for a parents night at one of his kids school. After we left the meeting, we found we had just missed a metro train into central station. The b... Read more