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  • My birthday is soon

    3/28/2015 11:26:35 AM, by MKMMARTY

    Singing to the world that it is going to be my birthday soon ... I collect postcards from far and near.. If you so wish to drop one in the mail to say Happy Birthday - that would be awesome. Marty Marquette C/0 Camp Summit PO Box 48 St Main. Squamish. BC Canada V8B 0A1 ... Read more

  • RD's Andy Bellatti and Debra Riedesel Highlight Problems with an All Foods in Moderation Approach

    3/28/2015 9:15:45 AM, by JUSTEATREALFOOD

    But not every Academy member agrees with the official organization position. For Las Vegas-based dietitian Andy Bellatti, MS, RD, “all foods can fit in a healthy diet” are fighting words. He says “The problem with “all foods can fit” is that, like “moderation,” it is meaningless a... Read more

  • Monster Bike Ride: Duluth and Back or Bust!

    3/28/2015 9:10:19 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    This week I began my 16 week training plan to prepare myself for what I'm calling "Duluth and Back or Bust!" My plan is to ride my bike from Elk River, MN to Duluth, MN in one day (150 miles), rest for two days, and then ride back home in one day. I've wanted to take this ride for years, and this is... Read more

  • First full day with my fitbit...

    3/28/2015 9:03:21 AM, by SIMPLELIFE4REAL

    I finally broke down and got a Fitbit Charge HR Wednesday. So far, I'm really liking it. I'm impressed with how well it integrates with SparkPeople too. Yesterday, was the first day I wore it all day. I went to a line dancing class and a ballroom dancing class for a total of 2 hours of dancing.... Read more

  • The Daily Show Did a Segment on Big Food and The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    3/28/2015 8:47:32 AM, by JUSTEATREALFOOD

    The Daily Show Did a Segment on Big Food and The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    =jCG_i9lnBFc Check it out for a good laugh. So funny! ... Read more

  • Journal day 3.27.15

    3/27/2015 6:25:38 PM, by IRONBESS

    I had planned to journal more often but haven't had time. Crazy busy last couple weeks with doctor's appointments for moi and mom plus helping her and Dad file income tax for the first time in years and apply for a property tax reduction. Though it befuddles my mind at times, It's good for me to l... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/27/15

    3/27/2015 11:07:32 AM, by ICE9CA

    As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ... Read more

  • Kraft singles are the first product to earn a nutrition seal from the Academy of Nutrition and Diete

    3/27/2015 8:48:19 AM, by JUSTEATREALFOOD

    The plasticky, processed American "cheese" that typically plays a starring role in burgers and grilled cheese sandwiches is generally considered junk food, but perhaps no longer — if you take the advice of dietitians, anyway. The New York Times reports that Kraft singles, of all the things, "are ... Read more

  • Finally got a Fitbit!!

    3/26/2015 10:25:35 PM, by SIMPLELIFE4REAL

    After many years of contempating getting a Fitbit, I finally got one!!! I got the new Fitbit HR because I wanted to be able to monitor my heart rate and I wanted to wear the monitor on my wrist. I had a 30% off coupon at Kohl's so I was able to get it for a good price. I'm looking forward to ... Read more

  • My reasons to loose weight

    3/26/2015 5:07:00 PM, by DONNA_W

    When I started this recent effort back at the end of December, told myself it was all about health. I do think that it is but really pushed me to get started again was seeing myself in a video my husband was capturing for me. I could not believe how I looked, and it was not a look that I liked. ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/26/15

    3/26/2015 1:22:27 PM, by ICE9CA

    Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice. - William James ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/25/15

    3/26/2015 1:20:28 PM, by ICE9CA

    It takes great courage to faithfully follow what we know to be true. - Sara E. Anderson... Read more

  • It's Pollen Time Again

    3/25/2015 11:17:58 PM, by SHOTOKIDO

    *To the tune of "It's Crying Time Again" by Ray Charles* Oh, it's pollen time again, I'm feelin' sneezy And I've got that itchy feeling in my eyes I can tell by the way my throat's constricting Oh that I have to take my meds, it's pollen time... Read more

  • Spring 2015 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment

    3/25/2015 10:04:05 PM, by KKINNEA

    I'm going to keep these brief so I truly stay on top of blogging. My exercise commitment for the Spring challenge: - Follow my group marathon training plan - Perform the runner strength training program at least once per week - Cycle at least once per week... Read more

  • Tuesday's Quote

    3/24/2015 2:16:43 PM, by PMAY0313

    This is esp true in So Cal! I have had to sit down after opening before, ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/24/15

    3/24/2015 12:05:20 PM, by ICE9CA

    Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. - Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/23/15

    3/24/2015 12:02:32 PM, by ICE9CA

    It is not the size of the dog in the fight, but it's the size of the fight in the dog. - Winston Churchill ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/22/15

    3/24/2015 11:57:25 AM, by ICE9CA

    Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be unlocked from the inside. - Marilyn Ferguson ... Read more

  • Monday's Quote (Beware...Slightly blue)

    3/23/2015 11:30:54 PM, by PMAY0313

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  • Randon thoughts for the 5th day

    3/23/2015 10:20:18 PM, by SHANNYMEDIC

    I love the sun! I love being outside on a beautiful sunny day that is 70 degrees and the wind isn't blowing you everywhere. I hate making food choices when I'm trying to eat good and out at a restaurant. I KNOW what I should eat, I just don't always want to eat good. I love days off spent with m... Read more

  • 30 Day Healthy Habits Reset Challenge - Day 4

    3/23/2015 8:50:48 PM, by TXMAMA63

    Well this is going to be a hard one.....having an accountability buddy. My family is supportive but I know they get very tired of hearing out healthy things and trying to help Mom keep up with her goals. My husband is also supportive but I am trying to help him to get onto the healthy track. I will... Read more

  • Sleep Journal

    3/23/2015 7:17:23 PM, by DONNA_W

    I joined the sleep challenge as I had been having some trouble falling asleep. I always thought it was easy for me to fall asleep and get 8 hrs. But since I have been looking at it and my fitness tracker keeps terack of my sleep, I find that I am generally not getting enough sleep. Well I w... Read more

  • Sunday's Quote

    3/23/2015 12:03:58 AM, by PMAY0313

    That's my story and I'm sticking with it!!!... Read more

  • 30 Day Reset Challenge - Day 3

    3/21/2015 11:09:27 PM, by TXMAMA63

    Well here I am ten days later after starting this challenge and just up to day 3. I ahve only been working out 30 minutes a day, rather than the hour like I want. The specificity for my goal that this day requires is that I want to get down to 125 lbs and stay there. I want to ride a century ... Read more

  • 2015 Spring 5% Challenge

    3/21/2015 6:26:45 PM, by DONNA_W

    I am a first time participant in the 2015 5% Spring challenge. I have found I really respond to these challenges very well I just successfully completed the "New Year-New You - 1 lb a Week Challenge til 3/22" For this challenge my plans are as follows: Nutrition 1. Eat in range of 1... Read more

  • Saturday's Quote

    3/21/2015 1:36:55 PM, by PMAY0313

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  • How Easy it is Slip Back to Old Habits

    3/21/2015 8:39:24 AM, by ANNEMARGAR is true, I have slowly slipped back to some of my old habits. The good part is that I am going to work on getting rid of them again, as they have not helped me. So....what happened? I sincerely believe that daylight savings time really messed me up. It has been a week and I am sti... Read more

  • 30 mins Elliptical and 18454 steps.

    3/21/2015 2:42:46 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    30 mins Elliptical and 18454 Fitbit steps was my workout for last night. On track for the 10 k steps a day plan listed on my profile.... Read more

  • A Tale of Two Thighs: Steps Toward Self Acceptance

    3/21/2015 12:32:38 AM, by DDOORN

    I recently jumped in at long last and completed my first yoga class, billed as Very Gentle Yoga. Some of the moves were similar to some of the stretches I've done with my spinning class. I was pleased with my flexibility, but again (shades of cross country skiing coming back to me!) I found myself c... Read more

  • Friday's Quote

    3/20/2015 11:33:33 PM, by PMAY0313

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  • Line dancing, ballroom dancing...haircut

    3/20/2015 2:49:16 PM, by SIMPLELIFE4REAL

    Today, I got my third haircut since finishing chemo about a year ago. The first couple cuts were good, but the purpose of those cuts was to get rid of the curly mullet that I was growing. This cut was the first one that actually gave me a real style. It's a short stacked bob. It feels so ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/20/15

    3/20/2015 11:15:30 AM, by ICE9CA

    Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. - Benjamin Franklin ... Read more

  • Refocus.

    3/20/2015 7:53:14 AM, by LORIVIOLA

    I am in REFOCUS mode. I am working on getting my walking back up to an average of 3 miles a day each week. I was down to about 1-2 miles (but mostly 1) for 5 weeks due to the weather. I still walked everyday but it was just too difficult to go further. Now i feel the negative effects of not ... Read more

  • Lost 7 pounds!

    3/19/2015 3:14:13 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Woot, I lost 7 pounds this week! 30 mins Elliptical and 17525 Fitbit steps for last night was my workout for last night. On track for the 10 k steps a day program listed on my profile.... Read more

  • I'm back to Sparkpeople....

    3/19/2015 12:10:02 PM, by SHANNYMEDIC

    It's been a while...a long while. So much has happened in the last year or two that a blog post would just go on and on. I won't go there. I'm looking forward for the rest of the year. I won't say that I hope to do a few things...I'm saying that I will! I will lose this extra weight that I have... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/19/15

    3/19/2015 11:17:51 AM, by ICE9CA

    Doubt whom you will, but never yourself. - Christian Nestell Bovee ... Read more

  • 30 mins Elliptical 16303 steps.

    3/18/2015 7:43:27 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    30 mins Elliptical 16303 steps was my workout for last night. On track for the ten k steps a day plan listed on my profile.... Read more

  • Lessons in Intuitive Eating

    3/18/2015 5:53:49 PM, by TINASWEEP

    For anyone who knows me, I am a food addict, a food romantic, food anything and everything. I want to try every flavor, I clean my plate every time, I can't pass up free food. From 2010 to 2013 I was preparing new recipes 3x/day and measuring everything, and in doing so educated myself about food wh... Read more

  • Dalhouise - spaw - postcard

    3/18/2015 3:28:43 PM, by MKMMARTY

    For those who love my Dalhouise.. before after before after So I picked up my Dalhouise - I am no longer feeling stressed about his being away. I was told he was a good dog.. He did do a lot of grumbling when he was being haired dried I was told by the groomer.. Looki... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/18/15

    3/18/2015 2:32:33 PM, by ICE9CA

    Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. - Lao Tzu ... Read more

  • THAT number :(

    3/18/2015 12:26:51 PM, by MRSSUZSTAR

    I saw a number on the scale I had hoped I would never see again. Lack of motivation and drive brought that number back to me. What is that number? 164. I know for a lot of people that number is one they look forward to seeing but for me it is not good at all! When I started my initial weight loss jo... Read more

  • Gotta get back on track

    3/18/2015 12:02:25 PM, by DISCIPLEAD33

    Have gotten a bit lazy with my eating habits and have not been working out as much. Time to get it together. Calories in calories out. Weight training, RPM Cycling, running and hiking. Really need to work in swimming again as well... Read more

  • Whoa -- glad I just had a small blizzard

    3/17/2015 7:04:21 PM, by DONNA_W

    My husband and I are both trying to loose weight but every so once in awhile we get a treat. This week it was a blizzard to celebrate finishing the taxes. A small blizzard is 580 calories. I did manage to fit it in my calorie range for the day and enjoyed every bite. Of course my carbs and fat w... Read more

  • Bike ride two days in a row...first Zumba class!

    3/17/2015 6:07:02 PM, by SIMPLELIFE4REAL

    Hubby and I want to ride our bicycles regularly now that the weather has gotten better where we live. We rode yesterday for the first time and rode again today. We rode about 6 miles each time. My goal is to do that every day this week and then start adding more miles. We also went to our fi... Read more

  • You Gotta Be Cruel to Be Kind

    3/17/2015 12:43:13 PM, by HILLSLUG98239

    I had to be mean to myself yesterday. I was in a snacky mood. I ate a serving of trail mix - about a third of the package. I wanted more. No, I said, or you won't have any calories left over for dinner. I want more. Okay, but this means no dinner. I want more. So I ate the whole package. ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/17/15

    3/17/2015 11:31:42 AM, by ICE9CA

    Every day may not be good...but there's something good in every day. - Alice Morse Earle ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/16/15

    3/17/2015 11:28:31 AM, by ICE9CA

    Don't think. just do. - Horace ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/14/15

    3/17/2015 11:26:39 AM, by ICE9CA

    You must do the thing you think you cannot do. - Eleanor Roosevelt ... Read more

  • What a relief!

    3/17/2015 7:49:41 AM, by LORIVIOLA

    Yesterday I had an eye 463 doctor appt. It was postponed from last April. In the meantime I had laser surgery in both eyes (that turned out fine) and once that was done I could go back to my original appt. Finally. Well the Doc said, " You have NO sign of diabetes and NO sign of glaucoma in... Read more

  • 30 mins Elliptical and 14069 steps.

    3/17/2015 2:57:39 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    30 mins Elliptical and 14069 steps was my workout for last night, on track for the 10 thousand steps a day plan listed on my profile.... Read more

  • First bicycle ride of season and hubby's birthday

    3/16/2015 3:43:57 PM, by SIMPLELIFE4REAL

    Today is hubby's birthday. He's 64 years old. (I'm 62.) I feel very fortunate to be married to someone who is in as good health as he is. This morning, we went to aerobics class and then did a 6 mile bicycle ride. It was our first ride of the season and it was great to be outdoors. For his... Read more

  • I know I've not posted in a long while...

    3/15/2015 10:42:06 PM, by SSHANTI

    ...but sadly not one of my common core tools integrates with Spark people. My Garmin Vivofit doesn't, Endomondo doesn't, MyFitnessPal doesn't, and so I've been lax in turning all the dials and punching all the buttons that an investment (time) in Sparkpeople requires. That said I wanted to sto... Read more

  • 30 mins Elliptical and 16526 steps.

    3/15/2015 9:41:29 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    30 mins Elliptical and 16526 steps was my workout for last night. On track for the ten k steps a day plan listed on my profile.... Read more

  • Happy Pi Day

    3/14/2015 7:53:52 PM, by DONNA_W

    Pi = 3.141592653 March 14 is Pi Day every year but this year is special and will not happen again until 2115. The magic moment today was at 9:26 AM. What were you doing then? I was on I95 heading to the Naturescaping event at Johnathan D. MacArthur State Park to join other plein air painters... Read more

  • Saturday's Quote

    3/14/2015 4:22:02 PM, by PMAY0313

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  • Postcards and slow mail

    3/14/2015 2:50:24 PM, by MKMMARTY

    Hello Spark People... I have begun a new hobbie... I love getting snail mail. Soon work will be started and I will be so concentrated on my responsibilities. Any kind of encouragement would help when I become exhausted and forget that I really do love my job. Hobbie.. Oh yes over the years I h... Read more

  • WHO calls on countries to reduce sugars intake among adults and children

    3/14/2015 10:23:37 AM, by JUSTEATREALFOOD

    4 MARCH 2015 GENEVA - A new WHO guideline recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their total energy intake. A further reduction to below 5% or roughly 25 grams (6 teaspoons) per day would provide additional health benefits. Worldwide intake... Read more

  • Nutrition Revolution: The End of the High Carbohydrates Era for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention and Manag

    3/14/2015 10:19:06 AM, by JUSTEATREALFOOD

    This post is written by Osama Hamdy, M.D., Medical Director, Obesity Clinical Program, Director of Inpatient Diabetes Management at Joslin Diabetes Center, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. --------------- "Since 2003, many clinical trials have confirmed that redu... Read more

  • Current Goal:

    3/14/2015 10:12:59 AM, by ECKYLS

    Mastering Crow Pose! I'm getting closer. I can now get both feet off the floor and hold it for a few seconds. I've started doing handstands against the wall (Or the bed, in the case of this photo...) and that has helped - both with the strength aspect to support myself with my arms and... Read more


    3/14/2015 9:42:34 AM, by JUSTEATREALFOOD

    "Since 1995, the AHA has blessed hundreds of low-fat foods with its Heart-Check seal of approvalfor a fee. Over the years, companies have paid the organization thousands apiece for approval of products that included high-sugar cereals like Cocoa Puffs and Lucky Charms." Whole article here - ww... Read more

  • March 8, 2015 Study - Statins stimulate atherosclerosis and heart failure: pharmacological mechanism

    3/14/2015 9:33:38 AM, by JUSTEATREALFOOD

    "In contrast to the current belief that cholesterol reduction with statins decreases atherosclerosis, we present a perspective that statins may be causative in coronary artery calcification and can function as mitochondrial toxins that impair muscle function in the heart and blood vessels through th... Read more

  • 30 mins Elliptical and 16263 steps.

    3/14/2015 1:45:34 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    30 mins Elliptical and 16263 steps was my workout for last night. On track for the 10000 steps a day fitness plan listed on my profile. ... Read more

  • Ripped off?

    3/14/2015 12:09:12 AM, by MKMMARTY

    I took the car in for the spring time semi annual maintence today. Oil - lube - winter tires off - and an inspection. I don't understand they want to change spark plugs, brakes, rotors and I can't remember what else... Estimate price is about 1300 dollars.. Everytime I go there they give me a list... Read more

  • Just A Ride...

    3/13/2015 10:36:18 PM, by DDOORN

    Okay, so this all begins yesterday with the LONGEST most tedious day, beginning at 5 a.m. and not wrapping up till after 6 p.m. involving my going with a client out of town (Syracuse) for some important medical tests and evaluations. The medical center did a poor job of corralling the requisite stuf... Read more

  • And Now, The Crunch Begins

    3/13/2015 3:06:24 PM, by HILLSLUG98239

    I'm keeping tabs on my body, as much coach asked me to do. I rode into work today and made it into a Brick workout. Ugh. I haven't done a Brick since the tri I did in August. My poor legs! I am at the point I need to throttle back on my "extra" activities. I kind of want to walk at lunch today ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/13/15

    3/13/2015 11:13:15 AM, by ICE9CA

    Courage is knowing what not to fear. - Plato ... Read more

  • My Body May Be Inflexible, But My Schedulde Is Not

    3/12/2015 8:00:59 PM, by HILLSLUG98239

    A while back, I asked Coach CiCi if I can continue to do my walks at lunch and bike commutes on non-bike days. (Tuesdays, my commute is my workout.) She said yes, but ... She wants me keep tabs on my body and make sure I'm not over-doing it. My workout schedule for this end of the week was: Thu... Read more

  • Thursday's Quote

    3/12/2015 12:54:27 PM, by PMAY0313

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  • Inspirational Quote - 3/12/15

    3/12/2015 11:15:47 AM, by ICE9CA

    In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. - Thomas Jefferson ... Read more

  • 30 Day Healthy Habits Reset Challenge

    3/12/2015 12:18:01 AM, by TXMAMA63

    I just saw this challenge and thought it was a great idea. I have gotten into a rut like I usually do this time of year because we are on the downhill slide to the end of the school year. I tried to think what I needed to work on more and the one thing I thought of was to make sure I work out a... Read more

  • Feeling Like a Slug

    3/11/2015 10:28:41 PM, by HILLSLUG98239

    Today's workout was a run: warm-up for fifteen minutes, run a mile as fast as I can, then walk for twenty minutes. It sucked. Last April, I ran a mile without stopping. It'd been at least a dozen years since I'd done that. I was so proud. I was hopeful I could do the same today. I couldn't... Read more

  • Wednesday's Quote

    3/11/2015 1:48:32 PM, by PMAY0313

    If you could see my hair today you would understand why I picked this one!!!!! ... Read more

  • Exploring on our Bikes - Steveston BC

    3/11/2015 11:30:48 AM, by MKMMARTY

    Time to check out our new bike rack. I must say it is easy to put on and take off the car, and it is extremely easy to put on and take off the bikes. I think I made the right decision in buying this even though I paid a little more than I was wanting to. So we are heading towards Steves... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/11/15

    3/11/2015 11:26:26 AM, by ICE9CA

    Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. - St Francis of de Sales ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/10/15

    3/11/2015 11:23:31 AM, by ICE9CA

    Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. - Doug Larson ... Read more

  • By the Numbers

    3/11/2015 8:57:59 AM, by DDOORN

    Time to buckle down and get back on track with the all-important numbers game: Nutrition tracking and weighing in. Yes it's been another round of ostrich since the holidays and I've totally dropped my nutrition tracking and weigh-ins. After reviewing my pattern over the past year I'm not t... Read more

  • 30 mins on Bike and 12411 steps.

    3/11/2015 1:47:57 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    30 mins on Bike and 12411 steps.... Read more

  • Super Pain.

    3/11/2015 1:46:52 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    CT scan found 8 kidney stones on me this week. I am in super pain! Yet somehow managed to do some light reps on my home bike and some yoga.... Read more

  • An exploration at Steveston

    3/11/2015 12:41:24 AM, by MKMMARTY

    Choices! Where should we go today.. I want to geocache, go birding, bike riding and have it so Noni will enjoy herself also. This is not as hard as it sounds.. We could go to Stanley Park - Iona Park - Central Park or Steveston area. I decided on Steveston as I know the area is flat making it an... Read more

  • Pool was 84 degrees

    3/10/2015 11:30:45 PM, by DONNA_W

    I love going in the pool especially this time of year. My husband recently bought a pool thermometer that transmits the temp so we can read it inside. We have solar heat for the pool but it does cool down over night to about 73. I usually go in at about 4 PM and now I know why, by then the solar... Read more

  • Please pray for my 3 year old toddler who is undergoing surgery to remove tonsils

    3/10/2015 10:03:16 PM, by MWWENSIN

    My 3 year old toddler Austin is undergoing surgery to have his tonsils removed and have another set of tubes placed in his ears. The surgery is routine but I always believe in the power of prayer to help out. Hope everyone is having a great day.... Read more

  • A Young Woman's Coming-of-Age -- La Quinceanera!!!

    3/10/2015 9:26:52 PM, by VALERIEMAHA

    214 Preface: AAAARRRRGH! I rotated ALL the photos, but they didn't come through correctly...and NOW my computer won't read the disc of photos in order to try correcting them. SO sorry. I will continue working on this glitch! 214 I could list many reasons and excuses for the delay, but ... Read more

  • work, work work....

    3/10/2015 8:01:01 PM, by BIGMAMAT

    So I got on to spend a little spark time and realized that I hadn't been on for 6 days! what's that. lol. Then I realized that I worked Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 12 hr shifts. So that explains my absence . I need to get back on track. Not that I have been bad, exactly, just not good. lol I... Read more

  • New workout center

    3/10/2015 5:23:45 PM, by 1234MOM

    We joined a new workout center that has virtually everything. The pool is okay but the water is warmer and I get a bit uncomfortably warm after about half my workout. I'm not used to that. Today I went and played Pickleball with the boomers there and it was fun. I'll do that again. There will b... Read more

  • Tuesday's Quote

    3/10/2015 2:27:49 PM, by PMAY0313

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  • Swimming

    3/10/2015 2:05:16 PM, by HILLSLUG98239

    Coach CiCi has me doing swim drills as a part of every swim. I'm swimming at lunch today, and the drills take about as long as I have available during my lunch break. The advantage of the drills is they're less boring than just following the line on the bottom of the pool. I just bought one of ... Read more

  • One Year

    3/10/2015 7:58:04 AM, by ECKYLS

    So I was checking out my weight tracker and realized that I've maintained my weight pretty well for almost exactly one year!! Woohooo. Sure there's been some ups and downs, but t in general I've average around the 130 mark that I've picked as my "goal". I always seem to have a few extra po... Read more

  • Monday's Quote

    3/10/2015 1:38:32 AM, by PMAY0313

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  • Inspirational Quote - 3/09/15

    3/9/2015 11:33:01 AM, by ICE9CA

    Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. - Oscar Wilde ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/07/15

    3/9/2015 11:31:39 AM, by ICE9CA

    Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street. - Zig Ziglar ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote - 3/06/15

    3/9/2015 11:30:22 AM, by ICE9CA

    The grand essentials of happiness are: Something to do Something to love, and Something to hope for. - Allan K. Chalmers ... Read more

  • Just a week

    3/9/2015 12:23:26 AM, by MKMMARTY

    Where did the week go.. Time is flying by now.. This is both good and not so good. The good is the plan of a vacation to Mexico. The bad.... but good is I return to work a day after we are back from Mexico. This week I seen the eye doctor who gave me a lecture about not seeing him every four yea... Read more

  • Jawbone up24 fitness tracker

    3/8/2015 10:01:37 PM, by DONNA_W

    Received my tracker last Wednesday and gave it a good workout on the next day, so I know I can get to 10,000 steps.. I made 13000 that day but I have to say it really effected my sleep as my muscles while not in pain felt kind of twitchy. The sleep monitor has been pretty interesting. ... Read more

  • Sunday's Quote

    3/8/2015 8:38:16 PM, by PMAY0313

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  • My diagnosis with Cancer

    3/8/2015 8:31:54 PM, by BEN1126

    Last August I went for my annual physical without any trepidation. I had been fatigued , but other than that felt pretty good. My Primary Care Doc is thorough and knowledgable. After finding me relatively healthy, she ordered the usual panel of blood tests. Several oddities showed up - anemia an... Read more

  • Saturday's Quote

    3/7/2015 12:55:29 PM, by PMAY0313

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  • 3-7-15

    3/7/2015 6:36:14 AM, by GIGI_SINGS

    I had a happy, healthy, full of productivity as well as about 15 miles of cycling! All around good stuff. I had a doctors appt after work so I drove home from work and rode to the appointment. Errand #1. Errand #2 was my ride home with a stop off dropping off my prescription at the pharmacy, ... Read more

  • Friday's Quote

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  • Dropped the "Can't"

    3/6/2015 10:48:10 AM, by -SHOREIDO-

    And now I "CAN" 521 Three years ago today I broke off my relationship of many,many years with what I thought was my BFF. Called it quits and vowed to never see her again after all those years of thinking I couldn't live without her. I knew back then her sister "temptation" would visit on he... Read more