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  • Trying to busy my mind

    9/26/2017 9:49:32 AM, by NEED2MOVE2

    Today I started a 12 week program at the gym... hoping to occupy my mind. Hopefully will do my mind and my body well. 104... Read more

  • Trying to busy my mind

    9/26/2017 9:49:32 AM, by NEED2MOVE2

    Today I started a 12 week program at the gym... hoping to occupy my mind. Hopefully will do my mind and my body well. 104... Read more

  • First Goal Weight Met

    9/26/2017 8:22:15 AM, by WINACHST

    Well, I weighed myself using my home scale and according to that number, I have reached my first goal weight. Now, my main objective is to hold it rather that try to lose more. I do have excess body fat (hips and thighs) that I will like to see go bye-bye. I ran the report for my weight and saw... Read more

  • Tuesday

    9/25/2017 11:38:04 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a loving day give a friend a hug sending light and love to all... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #106 - NFL Protests

    9/25/2017 1:00:54 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Rather than posting today I'd like to share with you two articles regarding the NFL Protest that I believe everyone should read. If you disagree with them, that is fine. But I would ask that anyone commenting remains respectful of me and others who comment. Please remain civil. www.slate.c... Read more

  • it's monday

    9/25/2017 10:07:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    another warm and humid day here today. the next few days will be like that. then by thursday it will be much cooler and more like fall weather. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • still sparking

    9/25/2017 5:31:42 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Still here lurking the friend feed Opened up this tab more than once thoughts are so fleeting distractions are many 1 started quiet book for N 2 don't enjoy regular coffee as much as before 3 love having a reset That is all peace out... Read more

  • Does this Count?

    9/24/2017 7:59:03 PM, by WINACHST

    I was away from home and weighed myself on a different scale. That scale registered below my first goal weight. Does this count, I think that scale actually registers about 1 pound less than my home scale. Felt good thinking I actually went beyond my goal -- heehee... Read more

  • Gods day

    9/23/2017 11:23:39 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a very blessed day and send out loving thoughts ... Read more

  • 3 weeks

    9/23/2017 8:35:30 PM, by MRSJAYNES

    I am still eating more salads and raw vegetables. I try to have a leafy green salad most days. I am getting tired of carrots and celery but don't want to go back to bites of chocolate or danishes, etc, that I usually want between meals. I'm losing about 3 pounds a week and that is great! I am taking... Read more

  • Checking in/30 days later

    9/23/2017 7:09:09 PM, by FAIRLIGHT914

    So, here I am one month later and I'm sticking with my program! Currently using 3-0-1 eating plan from OA. 3 meals, 0 snacks, 1 day at a time. It has been the perfect transition from overeating to manageable steps. Abstinence for me right now just means no eating between meals, in other words,... Read more

  • it's saturday

    9/23/2017 1:35:56 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi! we are keeping cool and well hydrated today. we may go to the beach later on and enjoy the water. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Small goals challenge September 22nd, 2017

    9/22/2017 8:21:04 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Full day today! All times are central time zone: 8-9 AM appointment 9-10 AM watch tv 10 am - noon start deep cleaning kitchen 12 noon -12:30 pm eat lunch 12:30-1:30 pm take a much-needed nap 1:30-5:30 pm more deep cleaning 5:30-6:15 PM eat supper 6:15-7 pm finish another cabinet 7 pm close kitche... Read more

  • Fall

    9/22/2017 3:45:05 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    The leaves are changing color .. they are beautiful. The fall brings many changes.. some are very hard to get used too. I do not like my new normal.. but I have to learn to accept it. Staying the course. 382 ... Read more


    9/22/2017 2:21:43 PM, by MIRAGE727

    I lost 100 pounds! When I started my journey, I heard about cheat days! #^&&$#@! I don't believe in them and I never will. Don't ever utter that phrase to me! Don't even try to debate me! (taking a breath) I worked my tail off to my end goal. I also learned how to eat moderately with... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/22/2017 10:56:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    another hot and humid day here today. my daughter and i are keeping cool and well hydrated. it is supposed to be like this, weather wise, for the next three days at least. i will definitely make sure i am keeping cool, well hydrated and near or in some water,too. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! ha... Read more

  • 30 Day Shred

    9/22/2017 9:09:27 AM, by WINACHST

    i decided it was time to add in some strength training to my workouts. So, I decided to pull out my 30 Day Shred dvd. I did day 1 and I feel like I am shredded. Ouch! It has been 2 days and my muscles are screaming with every step I take. I get 48 hour delayed onset muscle soreness. Yesterday ... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #105

    9/21/2017 1:22:08 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Alright, so I didn't get EVERYTHING accomplished I wanted to last night. I didn't go run, and I didn't work on my Halloween costume BUT I did accomplish a lot. By going to Target I sparked a number of things to do when I got home. Got new dog bowls = switched out old bowls and put down new mat... Read more

  • Small Goals Challenge September 21, 2017

    9/21/2017 11:34:46 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Last night I made breakfast casserole, this morning I had it for breakfast. Library has the software that is compatible to submit applications for the second job and my laptop doesn't. I'm applying for a second job to help make ends meet, rent an apartment, and finish paying for my fitness trainer c... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/21/2017 10:10:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a follow up appointment with my doctor this afternoon to find out the results of the heart test i did a while ago. i still have some other tests to do. i will get them done as soon as i can. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • The Power of Spark Inspiration!

    9/21/2017 8:08:21 AM, by RAWCOOKIE

    I read Today's Top Story on the Start Page this morning - it was about keeping strong and fit over-50. I almost didn't bother, because I'm already in my sixties, work full-time, and I have to keep strong and fit to do my job! However, I was inspired by the blog, and one thing led to another - as i... Read more

  • Back on Track Week 2

    9/21/2017 5:45:54 AM, by SPARKY070476

    I finished my 2nd week back on track...for the most part. I attended my great nephew's 1st birthday party last Saturday and ate off plan. Nothing too crazy but the options for low carb were limited. I did drink 2 bottles of water and ate some salad, but did indulge in some birthday cake and pasta... Read more

  • day 30

    9/20/2017 9:28:47 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    204 So this is the day to reflect 18 Not addicted too caffeine, as much as the cream n sugar 3 washing & cutting veggies as they come into the house, is amazing. So much easier to cook/create on the fly. 579 I can make mayo! Thank you Jamie Oliver 528 eating less, and... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #104 - 4 Years

    9/20/2017 4:35:09 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Last night I skipped Crossfit. And it wasn't even me misbehaving! I got off work with a feeling of wanting to get more done for our party. We don't have too much to do and I'm taking a half day on Friday but I figured if I was in the mood to clean - why not? So from the moment I got home until ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    9/20/2017 12:23:45 PM, by MOMMY445

    another very warm and humid day here today. i am keeping cool and well hydrated and so is my daughter. her teacher is nice. this year, the way it works out, she has 6 different teachers, including one for home room. last year, she just had one teacher. the teacher had nothing but praise for my daugh... Read more

  • Day 2

    9/20/2017 10:30:30 AM, by PSYCHOTAZ

    Day 2- 10 Minutes exercise Day 2- Blogging I did it this morning!! My hip was pretty sore after volleyball last night. But I told myself that I would go to Boot Camp no matter how I felt. So I drug myself out of bed and got my butt to Boot Camp this morning. And I did feel better af... Read more

  • day 29

    9/19/2017 8:52:09 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Well, i survived. My stomach is still a bit iffy at times i have been getting better sleep. i am down to one pint of caffeinated beverage per day. drinking acv before meals added avocado back in still bummed i was unable to get ni sugar bacon. I will persevere That is all ... Read more

  • Nutrition infor on PASTA ZERO

    9/19/2017 8:26:10 PM, by LDYHAZ

    It is located in the fridge area. You have to rinse it first then it just takes a minute or two. I liked the texture better than other gluten free. This is considered Vegan. I found this in the salad/veggie section of wal mart.... Read more

  • Any one hear about this 'PASTA ZERO'??

    9/19/2017 6:50:26 PM, by LDYHAZ

    Just discovered this! tried it for the first time at lunch and it was really good. Made a quick stir fry and threw them in. Yummm! I love pasta so this one really satisfied :)... Read more

  • Small goals challenges September 19th, 2017

    9/19/2017 6:37:10 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Long crazy day! An hour grocery shopping, 13 minutes on elliptical trainer, 23 minutes intervals walking and jogging, an hour cooking....that's my workout! I went to the nurse at urgent care, she said I have a skin disorder called dermatitis, which I've never heard of! She said I'm notcontagious, w... Read more

  • I finished my jumper - at last!!

    9/19/2017 1:01:42 PM, by RAWCOOKIE

    I've been knitting this jumper for quite some time - my mission last week, whilst I was on holiday from work, was to complete it. Today, finally, I finished sewing it up. I'm pleased with the result - it's a cotton yarn, very soft and light, and I love the random dye effects, and the colour... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #103 - Licking The Plate!

    9/19/2017 12:54:32 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Yesterday for lunch I had my first serving of my meal prepped Cincinnati Style Chili! Good isn't even close to the right word. Best description? Once I was done eating, I literally ran my finger along the bottom of the dish, looked around the office to make sure no one was watching, and licked my fi... Read more

  • Tue19Sep2017

    9/19/2017 11:29:46 AM, by DOITNOW2018

    Struggling with food choices. Bad Habits and just so-so habits are hard to break. Today for breakfast I had a Pure protein bar (not even a flavor i like but have to get rid of them). Then I get hungry couple hours after so I purchased some Cheez-Its from vending. So what my thoughts are ... Read more

  • Day 1 blogging

    9/19/2017 10:37:32 AM, by PSYCHOTAZ

    Day 1- 10 mins exercise Day 1- Blogging So I want to try Blogging everyday. I am also going to try to get at least 10 minutes of exercise every day. I know most days that will be easy, but there will be some days that this will be tough, but it will help keep me on track. I think once a... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    9/19/2017 10:19:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's meet the teacher day at my daughter's school. i always go to meet the teacher she has each school year. then i can put a face to the name i hear so much about from my daughter. it is another hot and humid day here again today. both me and my daughter are staying cool and well hydrated. all of t... Read more

  • it's monday

    9/18/2017 4:43:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great weekend and so did my daughter! i heard from two different places today regarding job opportunities. i know that i will find the right one. i am not giving up. i found a place in the city i live that has a free, in person university course in the liberal arts area. i am going to give i... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #102 - Mini Frittatas!

    9/18/2017 10:29:35 AM, by VEG_GIRL04

    What a wonderful Sunday! We stayed in Saturday night and went to bed fairly early so Sunday morning I woke up fresh and ready to go! I did 2 loads of laundry and folded about 6. DH always DOES laundry but doesn't fold it so I had quite a pile to do! After that, I did meal prep Sunday again! I ... Read more

  • My Week of Walks

    9/17/2017 12:46:50 PM, by RAWCOOKIE

    I've come to the end of a week's annual leave - and have been out for five wonderful walks which were all a bit different. I was truly fortunate with the weather - most days started out wet, or threatening - and I lugged a set of waterproofs with me everywhere. But actually, every walk was dry - a... Read more

  • slow Saturday

    9/16/2017 8:57:01 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Looked at grocery circular online. decided tomorrow has more deals walked in the woods looking for maple trees i don't think we have the right ones for syrup. picked tomatoes made instant pot, pot roast I started to read Dr Mercola's " Fat for fuel " Alot of the info so f... Read more

  • Small goals challenges September 16th, 2017

    9/16/2017 8:09:18 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Well, after finishing supper I've consumed 902 calories, cleaned the apartment 65 minutes. I just literally finished supper around 6 pm central time and feel like I didn't eat anything! I'm guessing that it takes 20 minutes for the stomach to tell the brain I've had plenty to eat, now my stomach is ... Read more

  • where has the time gone

    9/16/2017 1:51:21 PM, by LUCKYCRIM1231

    I haven't been to the gym in at least 2 weeks. why?? ,, uhmm, sitting here trying to figure that one out?? Busy?? YES, doing what???? I think that I have just not managed my time very efficiently here lately.. I am by no means lazy and I am always doing something. just not sure all my busy,ness ... Read more

  • 46

    9/16/2017 9:00:07 AM, by DEPOTMODE

    I'm turning 46 years old on Monday. I feel double that, at least physically. I'm still fighting against my body. And to add to the ongoing back pain fun, I've now developed steroid-induced diabetes. I was predisposed to getting diabetes, with having family history and PCOS, but I was fighting the go... Read more

  • Slug...

    9/16/2017 7:41:58 AM, by LDYHAZ

    That's how I am feeling this morning. Didn't help that DH had not turned off the alarm so woke up at 5am...Grrrrr Drove the grandchildren to Denver yesterday and by night fall I had my house back in order. I used to try and keep everything " tip top". Now I just let things get dirty and am ok... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #101 - Friday!

    9/15/2017 1:18:55 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Happy Friday everyone! Happy SWEET POTATO FRIDAY that is! Today's sweet potato is covered with vegetarian chik'n in buffalo sauce, a three bean mix, salsa, sour cream and mozzarella cheese. And yes - it was delightful! Tonight I have to take the dog to the vet so I can't go to C... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/15/2017 11:00:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    another beautiful sunny and warm day here today. my daughter says hi! i am keeping cool today and doing my exercises mostly indoors. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Chocolate peanuts or onions?

    9/15/2017 10:47:08 AM, by RAWCOOKIE

    What? Well you have to have a catchy title, right? This is a share about how I talked myself out of chocolate peanuts today. I went out for a lovely walk today - and someone coming the other way was putting a handful of something from a bag of something into his mouth........... my brain imme... Read more

  • So close

    9/15/2017 8:38:32 AM, by WINACHST

    I started the Engine 2 7-day challenge 2 days ago and made it through the first day. The second day, was not as successful. I ended up eating s'mores and graham crackers. S'more are my downfall. I always keep the graham crackers, marshmallows and candy bars on hand so when the grandkids come over we... Read more

  • TGIF

    9/15/2017 12:18:59 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Well signed the contract and must wait 30 days so yes then I can sell mine and move home... Read more

  • Cookies

    9/14/2017 8:05:46 PM, by SKYEPHOENIX

    Had a stressful discussion at home, so of course I head to the bakery to grab lunch and pick up a plate full of cookies. They're not even GOOD cookies, but I needed to stuff down these horrible feelings and self-soothe. I know. It's a bad way to self-soothe. I know I should find other ways... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/14/2017 1:21:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel that i did well at the interview that i had this morning. i will keep looking for work opportunities. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is a very warm and humid day here today, so my daughter and i are keeping cool and well hydrated. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • AYITL- Blog #100 - Yay 100!

    9/14/2017 1:18:31 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    It's official - 100 Blogs in the books! I set out this year for 200 and I'm half way there. There are only 108 days left in the year, so who knows if I'll make it - but this is my promise to keep blogging and to get as close as I can! I've made two new recipes in the last 24 hours! Last night I... Read more

  • "I'd rather not take a chance"

    9/14/2017 9:18:41 AM, by WINACHST

    Well, yesterday I made it through the day without eating any junk food. The best thing is that I realized it was not as hard as i thought it would be. But, I realize how much of a disconnect there is with some about the food I eat and how I feel. I am still fairly healthy and active so I am n... Read more

  • Still here!!

    9/14/2017 8:18:03 AM, by LDYHAZ

    Still training for Vegas! It is early morning right now and I have time to write a short blog. Dale and I took a nice 4 day trip to Colorado and stayed in a resort. It was truely needed couple time. Several days later we drove back to Denver and picked up Two grandchildren. We have been b... Read more

  • Back on track

    9/14/2017 5:06:29 AM, by SPARKY070476

    The last time I blogged, I was starting a summer weight loss challenge, which I ended up not putting in an effort towards and as a result, I didn't lose any weight. I have a very hard time understanding why sometimes it just clicks and I can get on track and sometimes I just can't. I ate my way th... Read more

  • Well hello there

    9/13/2017 11:01:14 PM, by SKYEPHOENIX

    Looking for an eating plan to follow so thought I'd poke around here again for a bit, and see if anything called to me. Not sure if I'll stay, but thought I'd say hi anyway. ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    9/13/2017 1:28:29 PM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview tomorrow morning. i had a phone interview this morning for a different job. job prospects are looking up for me. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Loss of a loved one

    9/13/2017 1:04:21 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    I think when my Dad passed he stole my smile. I hope it will return one day. Miss him! ... Read more

  • Loss of a loved one

    9/13/2017 1:04:21 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    I think when my Dad passed he stole my smile. I hope it will return one day. Miss him! ... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #99 - 2 New!

    9/13/2017 12:59:12 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Happy Wednesday! Just popping in to let you know about 2 new items in the last 24 hours! First of all - a new PR. Last night I deadlifted 165 for 4 reps! Considering my one rep max is 210 - doing it 4 times at 165 lbs felt great! I even kind of wonder if I could have gone heavier for my l... Read more

  • oh man

    9/13/2017 5:27:04 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    A drunk driver crashed into utility pole on our street last night (No one injured); goodbye login streak. 46 . Yesterday also lacked me time as LO woke at 5:30 and I spent his nap retrieving the car from the repair shop. we were able to tour some used campers while we were there... Read more

  • I got through today

    9/13/2017 12:15:25 AM, by TIFFFIT

    I finally hit that point of "OMG how did I get back here?!?!" It's not the first time I've said it, surely, but something about today made me cringe. Maybe it's because I brought my scale to the hotel where we're stuck until our kitchen renovation is complete (not by choice!!) or maybe it's becaus... Read more

  • Small goals challenges September 12th, 2017

    9/12/2017 10:11:37 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    40 minutes speed walking at the park this morning, an hour grocery shopping (i counted it as walking because I'm walking on my feet!), 1 hour 40 minutes cooking and cleaning, so that's my workout for today! Today's coaching tip got my attention, I need to take better care of myself. I'm well known... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    9/12/2017 1:54:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    I am out and about running some errands today. it is a beautiful day here and I am making sure I get out and enjoy it. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #98 - Fall - The Season, Not Me Tripping Again!

    9/12/2017 1:20:34 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    This weekend marked a very important part of the year for me (and millions of others) - the official start of the NFL Season! And for me - that means 3 different Fantasy Football Leagues to monitor and supporting my Pittsburgh Steelers! Sunday, DH and I went to a local sports bar we frequ... Read more

  • Fighting the battle

    9/12/2017 9:52:31 AM, by WINACHST

    I am hovering just a few pounds above my 1st goal weight. My body seems to be fighting to hang on to these pounds. I know that if I stop eating junk food then I will get the upper hand in this fight. It seems so simple, stop eating junk food and I can win this battle and eventually the war. ... Read more

  • Monday

    9/11/2017 8:10:09 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Spent close to 3 hours in the yard with LO. Cut all the day lily stalks for compost and picked some carrots. I didnt do a very good thinning the carrots but I like the results. that is all peace out... Read more

  • Accountability post :)

    9/11/2017 1:17:35 PM, by SANA0825

    Hello SparkPeople! I went to the gym yesterday and worked on full body strength training for an hour and then cooled down on the treadmill for a mile.Overall had a great day! I had pizza BUT that was limited and I didn't binge on anything else. I signed up for eight sessions with a person... Read more

  • it's monday

    9/11/2017 11:30:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week is well underway! woo hoo! have a terrific day,everyone! i have some errands to run and i plan on getting plenty of exercise throughout my day. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep!... Read more

  • New week

    9/10/2017 11:53:34 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Sending light love and safety to all hugs... Read more

  • garden day

    9/10/2017 9:01:58 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Cleaned up two tomato beds and took out the dead daylily stalks. Added compost to empty beds. Up to late last night, and too early this morning, so I took a nap when LO did. Bummer to miss my me time but I really needed it. That is all. Peace out.... Read more

  • Small goals challenges September 10th, 2017

    9/10/2017 7:53:43 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Physically I'm in my apartment, mentally I'm thinking about hurricane victims, evacuees and volunteers assisting in recovery efforts. My cousin Brandon is in National Guard training in Texas and is safe on opposite sides of the hurricane, another cousin Stephanie and her kids evacuated and headed to... Read more

  • Mini Me!!!

    9/10/2017 4:11:43 PM, by LARKINMUSE

    Couldn't resist this photo oppty. Today, a 3-lb loss from last week brought me to within 5.8 pounds of my goal!!! Woot woot! SOOOO EXCITED and proud. If you work the plan, the plan works, right? Happy to be Mini Me! :) ... Read more

  • Small decisions made daily

    9/10/2017 12:48:14 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    For the last month, I've been more or less phoning it in to Spark. I've had a long birthday weekend, two trips, two kids starting school, three work projects piled on top of each other, and a refrigerator on the fritz. I've mostly tracked my food, but not 100%, and exercise has fallen by the wayside... Read more

  • Small goals challenge September 9, 2017

    9/9/2017 11:07:07 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Long exhausting day but fabulous! I've made deviled eggs for special Olympics banquet for tomorrow afternoon and zucchini quiche. I'm going to wait until tomorrow night before I make my sister's french toast recipe! 170 minutes in the kitchen cooking and cleaning, so I recorded it as cleaning in my ... Read more

  • grocery and food prep

    9/9/2017 9:45:07 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Done fresh batch of ghee bone broth Been watching more videos on fermentation, bought some organic cane sugar . May just stary out with simple sauerkraut . curious about kefir water . My teeth have been very fuzzy lately (even after bryshing), I am reading that it could be caus... Read more

  • Stop it! Stop it!

    9/9/2017 11:16:38 AM, by WINACHST

    I have been struggling for a couple years now to get with the program, any program. I just cannot seem to get it together, but it is all about what's on my mind. Every time I make a choice as to what to eat or do, it all starts with a thought. I found this video that I am hoping will give me a ... Read more

  • Yay the weekend!

    9/8/2017 9:09:16 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Whole 30 strong. Bus is the bus. Dinner was too paleo for dh, god forbid the meatloaf contain coconut flour. 39 Digestive issues have cleared up for the most part, I no longer live in fear of that. I have been drinking acv religiously, eating banana and have traded the sweet potatoes f... Read more

  • Blog #97 - Well Hello Friday!

    9/8/2017 1:12:42 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    I know it was a short week - but holy cow it's Friday already! This week has been an utter whirlwind! Fast, but good. How good you ask? Well - I went back to Crossfit last night and it went well! I didn't go 100% but at least 90% and did well and felt great! There wasn't any weight involved in ... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/8/2017 10:07:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter says hi! i am going to try a walking route i have not done for quite a while. it covers quite a bit of an area and i walked it before i put on the extra weight last year. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • coming together

    9/7/2017 10:12:10 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Whole 30 update No problems with cravings or hanger. major gi problems these past few days has wiped my appetite out. I learned about fodmaps. i am now avoiding sweet potatoes nuts and dried fruits. Chili two ways for dinner, i combined everything but the beans, separated a portio... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #97 - Back to Business

    9/7/2017 12:54:56 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Wow - what a crazy few weeks! It all started with heading to my parents place, then my fall at Crossfit, a weekend full of drinking and fantasy football debauchery, topped of with a trip to the vet for one of my dogs! Things are starting to go back to normal again, but another night or two of good s... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/7/2017 11:52:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today! woo hoo! my daughter says hi! i am out and about running some errands today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    9/7/2017 11:49:42 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Today is a gift tomorrow is a blessing so be happy and send out love and joy and my otto bat is beautiful such a great loving baby... Read more

  • blerg

    9/6/2017 9:01:50 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    sat down to write and LO is going ballistic, not sleeping. gotta run...catch you on flipside. peace out.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    9/6/2017 11:30:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter had a great day yesterday! she likes her teacher and she has some of her friends in her class,too. i am actively looking for work and working on my online courses.i enjoy getting outdoors and having fun. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Maintenance plan, Blog 1

    9/6/2017 9:38:00 AM, by LUCKYCRIM1231

    I have the day off YAYY.. I don't have to sling bread on Wednesdays, and up until this week I would spend this day (working)., by taking a friend on errands getting her groceries whatever she needed done. she agreed to switch the days to Thursdays. which makes for a very long day for me ( I get up a... Read more

  • Happy Hump day

    9/6/2017 1:00:08 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a loving and blessed day picked ups a rescue dog named autobot he is dauschound and french bull dog 17 pounds of sweetness he was in a kill shelter and he's wonderful hugs... Read more

  • day 14?

    9/5/2017 10:19:20 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    1st day of school. feel like i got runned over by bus. excuse me if i make no sense i cant find my reading glasses ans typing is hatd.... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    9/5/2017 4:55:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    i just finished up a doctor's appointment. i had to have an echocardiogram, as my doctor found a murmur during my checkup in mid august. i will know the results of that test and some others i have to do within the next two weeks. my daughter likes her new teacher and she got to see some of her frien... Read more

  • Back Again

    9/4/2017 6:22:58 PM, by MRSJAYNES

    I am excited to get back into consistent exercise and healthy eating. I am 53 years old now. I still love the outdoors and will attempt the 100 mile wilderness one more time! I have a hiking buddy for next summer and I am so excited! I started eating better today and started exercising. I am overwe... Read more

  • Dilema maybe?

    9/4/2017 4:11:33 PM, by MRSGIXXER

    This year I am turning 50. Seems kinda crazy. I look in the mirror and I don't see 50. I don't feel 50. And yet, I am excited to turn 50. I told my daughters and my husband I want a big birthday bash. But, my birthday is only 3 days before Christmas so that throws a little wrench in it because... Read more

  • Monday

    9/4/2017 1:20:26 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Sending light love and joy to all hugs... Read more

  • whole30 d12

    9/3/2017 6:57:16 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    "Kill all the things" & the urge to nap just caught up at once, But everyone survived and all is OK, I remember this from the 1st whole 30,but i didn't really remember so i am recording for posterity : Dates are sugarbombs, not snacks.... Read more

  • Today's running

    9/2/2017 5:23:44 PM, by TBOURLON

    Well I'd planned on running outside today, but it was rainy this morning so I went to the gym instead. Naturally it was very humid, and I always have trouble with humidity. I managed to push through about 45 minutes instead of my usual 50, guess I'll have to make that up somewhere. 312 Yesterday... Read more

  • Saturday

    9/2/2017 1:14:04 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Prayers for all hugs... Read more

  • whole30 d11

    9/1/2017 10:00:44 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Long walk with dh and lo. Spread fertilizer and lime on deer hunting meadow. Watched wood duckling videos with lo before bed. Progress. 1. Questioning if I need to remove fruit. 2. Walked over 12k steps 3. Scheduled a mammogram... Read more

  • Small goals challenges September 1st, 2017

    9/1/2017 8:58:43 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    This morning my mom had total knew replacement. Doc is having her spend the night in the hospital and dad is staying at the hospital with her. She is sound asleep. I am 1720 calories . Tonight tqo friends and I bought papa John pizza. My Sparkpeople recommended calorie range is 1200-1560. We each... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #96 - Happy Fantasy Football Weekend!

    9/1/2017 1:09:29 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    That's right, it's not labor day weekend, it's "Fantasy Football Weekend." I have two Fantasy Football drafts this weekend, one of which is going to take up much of my weekend. How does a Fantasy Football draft take up most of one's 3 day weekend? The short of is it a weekend full of events that inv... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/1/2017 10:30:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has started! a time to make changes and to continue with the healthy habits i now have. my daughter says hi. it is a long weekend here in canada. the holiday on monday is called labour day. after the long weekend, my daughter starts school. she will be in grade 7 this year. sometimes it ... Read more

  • Another month done

    8/31/2017 11:23:22 PM, by TBOURLON

    Another month, another 1,000 fitness minutes accomplished! Just got back from a training run, need to unwind a bit before going to bed. 102... Read more