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  • Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers

    3/5/2015 4:06:39 PM, by INARI_FOX

    I'm on a journey to heal from being raised by a narcissistic mother. Though my three brothers also don't feel emotionally close to her, they don't suffer from negative symptoms nor were they subject to they same treatment that I was. I started reading the following book this afternoon and six pages ... Read more

  • Day 59, tta

    3/5/2015 11:59:34 AM, by CHRISSYPA

    Well, I am trying to do better. I wasn't very good last week but when I weighed in on Saturday I lost 2 pounds! I am still down and we still don't have water but hopefully this weekend we will get the tank fixed. It was frozen but now that it is thawed we can't get it to work. My dog, right now, see... Read more

  • Accidents Happen!

    3/2/2015 9:27:41 AM, by TRUCKERSMRS

    For a little background - my husband drives a 12-car transporter (60ft long HGV). He is responsible for loading and unloading the cars onto his lorry. One of my biggest fears is that he has an accident whilst doing this. Many have and the results can be horrific, if not fatal! This morni... Read more

  • My reward list no food

    3/1/2015 1:26:00 PM, by TOPS2KOPSVILLE

    Rewards 1.Manicure/pedicure 2.A exercise class 3.Swimming 4.Horseback riding 5.5k 364 237 502 ... Read more

  • smart choice ITC

    3/1/2015 1:24:50 PM, by TOPS2KOPSVILLE

    Leslie - This ITC does not start until March 12th and run through March 18th. These challenges count towards our team and a minimum of 7 are required each challenge even though if you can do them all that is awesome. Eating lots of fruits and vegetables, especially, are so important ... Read more

  • Day 62 - Blessings!!

    2/25/2015 3:28:43 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Wonderful Wednesday!!! Although I was diagnosed with pink eye yesterday afternoon, I will stop to count my blessings for they are many! 1. I got pink eye from my granddaughter who I always enjoy spending time with….so it was worth it! 2. I was able to see a doctor right away to get the... Read more

  • Waiting for Saturday!

    2/25/2015 4:03:50 AM, by JIMENESU

    I haven't see my dad in 2 years but I can't wait to go to the airport to pick him up! he is arriving next Saturday, February 28th. yepi!!! 30 334... Read more

  • Day 50, tta

    2/24/2015 9:20:23 AM, by CHRISSYPA

    Welll, I have been falling down into a black hole of depression in the last 5 days! First off, I gained .2 and that made me feel like garbage and then just everything is going wrong. My dog is sick, my water is still frozen 2 weeks later, my electric is starting to flicker again and everything is st... Read more

  • Feb. 22, 2015 Another Pound Down!! ;0)

    2/22/2015 10:35:35 PM, by LKBRIDGE

    Lost another pound, I'm glad but wish I would lose more during the week. Menopause has been awful, I am trying to get through it without anything, but think I need to start taking my herbal stuff again . Hot flashes then freezing, not being able to sleep b/c I am burning up, exercising can be quite... Read more

  • Day 61 - Blessings!!!

    2/22/2015 9:29:17 AM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Sunday Gratitude!!! 1. Another beautiful day….I won't take these days for granted when I hear from Beth and Morticia how bad the weather is in their hometowns. So sorry! 2. Really enjoyed the movie "The Judge." It was a tearjerker….but had a good message. 3. Grateful for a peaceful day... Read more

  • blessed

    2/22/2015 7:54:27 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    "A friend who understands your tears is much more valuable than a lot of friends who only know your smile" .feeling grateful for you all in my life.... Read more

  • Day 60 - Blessings!!!

    2/21/2015 4:00:16 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Saturdays blessings! 1. It is a beautiful, sunny, and warm day in Florida….I do feel bad for the poor folks in the north who have so much snow!!! 2. Had a wonderful visit with our son…..he is such a joy….love him to pieces!!! 3. Went to bed very early last night because I thought I was g... Read more

  • Day 59 - Blessings!!!

    2/20/2015 8:07:45 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Wow….so many blessings to count today! 1. I know that we made a great decision to reschedule our Indiana trip….Winter Storm warning there with lots of snow, ice, and cold weather. Think we definitely dodged a bullet! 2. Lost 1 pound at my Weight Watcher meeting today! Yay! 3. Got to sp... Read more

  • YES I CAN

    2/20/2015 5:51:37 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Change 'I CAN'T' into 'I CAN' and pretty soon you will say 'I DID'." Everything starts with the ABSOLUTE BELIEF that you can do things. Once you believe in yourself, you will have the confidence needed to fully throw yourself into the necessary tasks that will take you to the desired destination. Pu... Read more

  • Day 58 - Blessings!!!

    2/19/2015 7:56:40 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    I can't believe it's Thursday already….another week coming to a close! I will stop to count my blessings! 1. Grateful that we were able to reschedule our Indiana trip….the weather just does not look good for travel. 2. Grateful that I have a nice warm house….it's even cold in Florida!!! ... Read more

  • Day 57 - Blessings!!!

    2/18/2015 7:42:52 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Wonderful Wednesday to all!! 1. Thankful for my husband who loves me no matter what!!! 2. Thankful for my children who add so much happiness to my life!! 3. Thankful for my grandchildren who always make me smile!!! 4. Thankful for my parents who have always been there for me!!! 5. ... Read more

  • Lent - For Me!

    2/18/2015 3:59:33 AM, by TRUCKERSMRS

    I am not a religious person and will not be giving anything up for Lent. However, I am going to make a commitment to myself for Lent and am putting it out there to help in accountability! For Lent I am going to ADD. I am going to commit to an exercise streak - to exercise each day for th... Read more

  • Day 43, tta

    2/17/2015 9:59:17 PM, by CHRISSYPA

    Good Evening, I lost 1.8 lbs this week. I am very happy with this! I haven't measured for a couple of weeks so I will do that this coming weekend. My food choices Sun & Mon weren't great but got back on track on Tues. It has been very cold here. Yesterday it was -20 so our water is frozen. 46 We ha... Read more

  • Dy 56 - Blessings!

    2/17/2015 8:18:48 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Feeling full of gratitude today! 1. Went to daughter's this morning so she could go to the gym. She had a sick child who she couldn't' take to the nursery…..she and I are going to WW together and she is doing great! I know how much it means to her to be able to get her workout in for the day... Read more

  • Day 55 - Blessings!

    2/16/2015 7:29:22 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Marvelous Monday! 1. Grateful that I am retired….although I loved my teaching job….I am very happy to be retired! 2. Grateful that I got to see both daughters today and also 5 granddaughters! 3. Grateful that we had a beautiful sunny day today because it's supposed to drop by 20 degrees ... Read more

  • gratitude

    2/16/2015 7:18:31 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I love my life. I love my kids and 7 grand daughters. I love my wonderfully amazing husband Joe. I may have extreme ups and downs, and some days I just seem miserable and feel like I cannot do anything, but I would never trade it for anything in the world. This is my life, and if it weren't this wa... Read more

  • Taking a spark break from 18th Feb but I will be back!

    2/16/2015 5:10:45 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    I am going to focus on writing on paper for a while. See you when I get back! :-)... Read more

  • The Writing Diet book review

    2/16/2015 3:16:14 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    I have now read the first part of The Writing Diet by Julia Cameron, and would describe it as a useful book! It brings together a lot of different dieting ideas, including a couple that are new to me. The first part of the book describes the 7 tools that make up The Writing Diet. The second... Read more

  • Happy, happy, happy

    2/15/2015 9:05:43 PM, by JIMENESU

    Finally I am a grandmother! my first grandson born on January the 27th. He is gorgeous and a healthy baby..... yipy!!! 176 251... Read more

  • Day 54 - Blessings!

    2/15/2015 3:15:45 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Wishing you all a super Sunday! Here's my list for today! 1. Feeling happy and grateful that I'm back to my gratitude blogs! 2. Feeling happy that this is a beautiful and sunny day! 3. Feeling happy that I will get to visit my parents this weekend….going to Indiana on Saturday! 4. Fe... Read more

  • Feb 15, 2015 POUNDS DOWN 5 only 54 TO GO!! ;0)

    2/15/2015 2:50:13 PM, by LKBRIDGE

    Well my weigh-in did not go as bad as I thought, I think that is due to fast dancing for 77 minutes last night!! Was so happy to find my new DVD player also plays CDs, I like to dance and that was just awesome. I pigged out yesterday, hubby took us and our son's family out to eat, then all the del... Read more

  • Are you giving it up for Lent?

    2/15/2015 3:16:11 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    The other day somebody mentioned that they were giving up sugar for Lent. Lent starts Wednesday 18th Feb, and the last day is Easter Saturday (4th April). And now that I have got through my panic, given up dieting, found peace, and made a plan, I want to do the same. The “plan” that I made ... Read more

  • FOOD ADDICTION INSIGHT

    2/14/2015 4:44:15 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    food addiction insight Sometimes our emotions make that magic switch from no real focus on food, mindless snacks and very little activity to watching portions, rare or little extra snacks and regular exercise. How do we get there? I'm convinced it doesn't just happen; those who find that focus b... Read more

  • I have a plan and it's sugar free, three meals a day, sort of!

    2/13/2015 6:17:04 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    Thank you all for your feedback on my previous blog. I now have a plan! After my holiday I will go sugar free, and apart from that I’ll eat whatever I like at 3 meals/day. If I want to eat apart from the 3 meals, or even if I want the occasional binge, I will do so, but I... Read more

  • Where am I now? These are the things I have so far said I will do and my current thoughts on them

    2/12/2015 10:54:17 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    So where am I now? These are the things I have so far said I will do and my current thoughts on them: Weigh on Sundays (probably don’t need to weigh) Do a “101 things to do in 1001 list” to keep busy (good plan but need to have more fun things on the list and fewer harsh restriction and h... Read more

  • Celebrate the good things to avoid panic and keep journalling. The Writing Diet will arrive soon

    2/12/2015 3:46:36 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    I felt less panicky yesterday afternoon. I get so I panic that I can’t lose weight, won’t ever be able to lose this weight. Panic because I want to binge, and yet I also don’t want to. When I panic I am more likely to binge (or overeat, I’m not sure when it goes from eating something off plan to ... Read more

  • sick of being sick

    2/11/2015 1:01:32 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    For about the past 12 months, I have done nothing but cough up phlegm. My doctor has no idea what causes it, my x-rays and scans have all been clear. I dont smoke, and I am 56 years old and a housewife. The phlegm is white and very thick. Sometimes it gets stringy and I start to choke on it. If... Read more

  • today

    2/11/2015 10:56:52 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    There's nothing you can do about the past. But, you can do a great deal about your future. You don't have to be the same person you were yesterday. You can make changes in your life -- absolutely startling changes -- in a fairly short time. You can make changes you can't even conceive of now, if you... Read more

  • Feeling pleased today. Journalling whenever something occurs to me.

    2/11/2015 4:38:04 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    Feeling pleased today cos, although I ate a few extras yesterday, I weighed the same this morning. Maybe I’m craving because I’m not eating enough. I have been journalling, so I hope that will reveal something when I look back over it. I’m journalling whenever something occurs to me. My thoughts... Read more

  • keep it simple stupid

    2/11/2015 1:16:44 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I can be nothing but Optimistic and try to have a sense of humor! It does not help to worry about the inevitable, good or bad! Live life to the fullest the best you can and take advantage of every opportunity to improve it!... Read more

  • Anyone done The Writing Diet by Julia Cameron or journalling?

    2/10/2015 10:45:43 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    I am really struggling today. And have been journalling. Number 1 on my “101 things to do in 1001 days” list is a daily diary entry. But it looks so messy! So I started reading about journalling. And apparently lots of famous people have used journalling as a tool to achieve their goals. So I ... Read more

  • I have (part 8)

    2/10/2015 5:04:24 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    I have been working on the first 5 pounds (as someone pointed out that 40 pounds is only 5 pounds 8 times) by cutting out snacks when at home, and also cutting out sweet things (except fresh and tinned fruit) when at home.... Read more

  • Day 35,tta

    2/9/2015 10:07:00 PM, by CHRISSYPA

    Good Evening, I'm still plugging along. I lost 1.6 pounds this week. I am happy with that! I am really down today! I have felt like crying most of the day! It is my TOM. Even though I've had an ablation and don't have to deal with the yucky part, I still get PMS. Sometimes I get mild cramps but most... Read more

  • I have (part 7) started a free online course about food security

    2/9/2015 9:13:47 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    I have been for my daily walk, eaten a piece of fresh produce, and read from a motivating book (day 5 of my fast break streaks today) enjoyed an hour long walk today. I didn’t want to go, but I went because I said in my blog the other day that I would do an hour each Monday, Wednesday and... Read more

  • Feb. 8, 2015 New Scale?

    2/8/2015 7:03:54 PM, by LKBRIDGE

    I think I need a new scale, mine is erring frequently (reading err), and the fluctuations in minutes are 5 pounds. I like to weigh and I rely on it as my personal accountant so I will have to buy a new one. I will use it til I get to town to buy a new one. I have been walking and this week I ... Read more

  • I have (part 6) started working on my 101 things to do in 1001 days

    2/8/2015 8:57:47 AM, by TODAYIHAVE

    Today I have Eaten a piece of fresh produce Been for my daily walk (day 4 today) Read from a motivating book Started working on some of the things on my 101 things to do in 1001 days list. Weighed in at 14 stone 4 pounds (200)... Read more

  • Book Review: Smart Change

    2/7/2015 10:37:05 AM, by SUNFLOWERGRRL

    Smart Change: Five Tools to Create Sustainable Habits in Yourself and Others www.smartthinkingbook.com/p/ab
    out-smart-change.html Just finished the audio version of this book. (Love my Audible.com subscription!) I thought it was pretty good, if a little dry in spots. Markman gives lots of... Read more

  • Small Steps Upwards & Forwards

    2/6/2015 7:52:57 AM, by TRUCKERSMRS

    Over-worked, anxiety, stress and depression. Individually, these can cause havoc but together over a period of time becomes a nightmare. 2014 = Dark times. 2015, I am determined, is going to be a lot better for me. Self-belief, self-care & self-motivation are all on the menu. Monthly ... Read more

  • Feeling Good!!

    2/5/2015 1:34:12 PM, by HARROGATEWEB

    Well now after just over a month of @1000milesin2015 I have already walked nearly 120 miles and am now weighing in at 130.9 so have lost 8.8Kg so far in about a month, really pleased with that. As well as walking on average 20 Miles per week, I am also now on the 5:2 diet after reading up on an... Read more