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  • it's friday

    8/28/2015 8:12:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! another month is winding down and a new one starts next week. i am looking forward to it. my daughter is ready to go back to school. she has done what she wanted to do over the summer. i am still figuring out at least one more trip either to the zoo or another place she wants to... Read more

  • 1st sweaty work out!

    8/27/2015 8:25:45 PM, by BLOSSOM2344

    I'm on a streak -getting back into a gym routine after a couple years of stress & extra eating. I got to 13,000 steps on Tuesday (my hips were very unhappy with me that night!) and passed 12,000 today. 311 My eliptical/ stationary bike workout today earned me a big ol' sweaty splotch on th... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    8/27/2015 9:03:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    a sunny and nice summer day here today. my daughter and i will be going to the local park in a while. it is something we both enjoy doing. i got to use one of my new exercise dvds the other day and i really like it. i will definitely use it again. i will try a different one later on today. all of th... Read more

  • First Week of Classes

    8/26/2015 9:04:51 PM, by SADIEMAE32

    First class down. I'm doing okay keeping up with my new workout schedule so far. Yesterday, I did not have a chance to really workout (though I got in a lot of walking at work and the fitbit read 28 active minutes by the end of the day). I can also say I took the stairs multiple times throughout the... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/26/2015 8:40:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    another cool summer day here today. the party for all of the kids who took part in the summer reading club is this daughter will definitely be there. she really enjoys reading and so do i. i keep in touch with her dad's side of the family as often as i can. they were a huge help when my... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/24/2015 12:46:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard back from a place where i applied for a job. so i promptly called them back. in the meantime, i am still looking for a job. i am keeping up with my online courses as well. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Super busy, but made time with a foam roller

    8/23/2015 10:43:45 PM, by SADIEMAE32

    I cannot believe how quickly today has passed. I am exhausted, and I cannot say that I have met my goal of preparing for class to start on Tuesday. I had all these great new ideas from last semester, so I got it into my head that I really wanted to revamp my class. Talk about time and energy! I figu... Read more

  • Fear The Walking Dead

    8/23/2015 1:38:06 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    Finally, the new show airs tonight.. Can't wait..... Read more

  • hard day

    8/22/2015 9:44:41 PM, by BLOSSOM2344

    Going through old family things, working with my sister to inventory the house. We started this project 2 years ago, and this was one of those situations where you always think there will be more time... until there isn't. Mom's not here to ask "Where did this come from? "Tell me again who's it was?... Read more

  • Finally...

    8/22/2015 8:54:55 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    First weekend in months I can just... Sit and do nothing but watch horror movies and relax.. I've pretty much been looking like this for weeks now...... Read more

  • My Normal Week

    8/22/2015 2:05:52 PM, by CMITCHELL34

    I am a night shift work and work in home care. After work I hit Curves and get a 30 minute work-out in, My main meal is during the night along with a couple of snacks. I eat a fairly healthy meal about mid morning. I get at least 7 hours of sleep every day. Lately I have had just 1 day off of work. ... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/21/2015 10:19:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! woo hoo! a much less humid one,too. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hi! not too much planned so far. i will take it. sometimes i just need a weekend like this. have a great weekend,everyone!... Read more

  • Gym x3 days this week!

    8/20/2015 8:47:25 PM, by BLOSSOM2344

    I'm so proud of me and I think my Mom would be too. She was going to Senior Fit at the Nursing Home 3x /week and that's my goal: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday. Sunday was pretty nice; not a lot of people there. I went early, no need to change clothes/shoes. My body wasn't really READY at 9am to exe... Read more

  • Lunchtime "Blues" Turned to "Woo-Hoos"!!!

    8/20/2015 3:00:52 PM, by IMSAFEINHISARMS

    I absolutely love fruits and veggies, (especially fresh ones). And had been looking for ways to get more veggies in daily. Breakfast and dinner weren't the problem, but lunch was a challenge. I prefer to prepare a salad or occasional leftovers, but time tends to get the best of me. So usually I pack... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/20/2015 10:51:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    a windy and mostly cloudy day here today. i am catching up on housework and homework throughout the day. my daughter and two of her friends, who are twins, are spending the day together today. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Following up with planning

    8/18/2015 10:19:37 PM, by SADIEMAE32

    Well, I stayed off the treadmill today and attempted a shorter workout. Unfortunately, I did not care for the specific video I found. So, I followed it up with some fun time. I busted out my hoop and enjoyed an extra 20 minutes. Not much, I know, but I was trying to keep my workout to only 20 minute... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/18/2015 7:47:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very warm and mostly sunny day here. my daughter and i are keeping cool and well hydrated. all the birds say hi. i spent some time today catching up on a few of my courses and organizing what i have to do in my other ones. my daughter is almost finished reading a book i got for her not too long ag... Read more

  • Goal Setting - How you can help me

    8/18/2015 8:36:38 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Being specific is not something I'm very good at when it comes to setting goals. If I had to try to define why, it might be because my career path has always been filled with goals that aren't all that specific. For instance, a goal at work could be finish the annual product reviews. It doe... Read more

  • One day at a time

    8/17/2015 10:16:47 PM, by SADIEMAE32

    We are gearing up for another semester. My time is already being crunched with an excess in the workload. Classes begin next week, which means I really need to be in my new routine by then for the best chance of success in my journey. My jogging has taken a step backwards. I was hanging in stro... Read more

  • Here I am...again

    8/17/2015 10:09:37 PM, by POISONJUNE

    I'm back on the wagon this time with a friend. Working to make changes with a friend instead of on my own is SUCH a difference! I actually love that we're accountabilibuddies and take turns texting each other everyday to check in. I also joined Planet Fitness- and actually went tonight! I'm ma... Read more

  • a warm and sunny day

    8/17/2015 10:22:31 AM, by MOMMY445

    another warm.humid and xunny day here today,with a chance of rain later tonight. i am keeping cool and well hydrated and so is my daughter. all of the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Shaking my fist

    8/17/2015 7:58:58 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    So the scale went up AGAIN this week. So NOT the direction I was aiming for. However, it is my own fault. This is me owning up to it. Before anyone says blame won't get me anywhere, let me explain why I say it. BACON It's my nemesis. It has been for 25 years. When pregnant with my ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    8/16/2015 7:42:49 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to keep cool and extra hydrated here today. a very warm and humid day. i stayed cool and well hydrated today, and so did my daughter, all of the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Begin As You Mean To Go On

    8/16/2015 5:36:39 PM, by BLOSSOM2344

    My Mom passed away on Tuesday. She'd been in a Nursing Home for the last 2 & 1/2 years and I had a routine of going to see her twice a week, every week, unless I was out of town. It was usually Wednesday or Thursday evening (after work) and Sundays mid-day. Today is Sunday. The first Sunday without ... Read more

  • a warm sunny day

    8/15/2015 7:47:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    thank you for the many birthday wishes! i'm having a great day! all of the birds say hi! my daughter and her soccer team won one game and tied the other. all of the teams got individual trophies today. my daughter proudly has hers where everyone can see it that comes to visit. now i am just relaxing... Read more

  • Death and Taxes

    8/15/2015 9:23:18 AM, by BLOSSOM2344

    The only sure things in this world, right? Everyone dies sometime. This week I lost my Mom. I loved her dearly and had spent time every week for the last several years helping her or visiting her in the Nursing Home. It was one of the reasons why I couldn't get to the gym regularly, one of the maj... Read more

  • Taking the Stairs

    8/14/2015 11:37:40 AM, by IMSAFEINHISARMS

    So, I started a new job about a month ago. At my previous job I worked on the third floor and would take the stairs a few times every day when leaving the office to run errands or get lunch. I'm on the fifth floor now. So I began taking the stairs again in the new building about three we... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/14/2015 9:26:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    woo hoo! the weekend is here! hurray! i had a great day yesterday. here is to another great day! my daughter had fun with her friends the other day. tomorrow. she plays,along with her soccer team, in the morning, in a tournament. she has been practicing on and off all week for it. all the birds say ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/13/2015 2:28:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    my good friend is treating me to dinner today. my daughter made me an awesome birthday card. i have been getting early birthday greetings from my friends and family all around the world. it is a very warm and sunny day here today. my daughter has another play date with two of her friends today. all ... Read more

  • Late Night Energy

    8/12/2015 9:49:54 PM, by SADIEMAE32

    I am so tired. The last few days I have become so tired around 8pm that I contemplated just going to bed right then and there. However, I figure if I go to bed that early, then I will wake up in the middle of the night and not fall back asleep. So, I stay up until my usual bedtime around 10-10:30pm ... Read more

  • Mobile App

    8/12/2015 6:50:12 PM, by DEBSGETTINFIT

    I just love the new mobile app. It is so much easier to navigate. Thank you.... Read more

  • a nice summer day

    8/12/2015 9:38:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off to a job fair in a short while. my daughter will be spending the day with her two good friends. all of the birds say hi. i have finished two of my online courses and i have switched my focus back to the other online ones i have been working on for the longest. i got a new kathy smith exercis... Read more

  • Changing tactics

    8/12/2015 9:10:25 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I've been in a slump. I admit it freely. I have been like this since I had the sinus infection. I'm chronically tired. I am STILL coughing sporadically (I think that's more allergies than anything). I've been working longer hours, and prepping the house on the weekend for my friends to move in ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/11/2015 10:48:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter and i will be heading to the library later this afternoon. both of us enjoy going to the library. all of the birds say hi. my asthma flared up for a while yesterday. it is flaring up a bit this morning, so i am taking it easy and pacing myself. have a wo... Read more

  • A new way of eating: Keto Food Diary

    8/10/2015 12:41:05 PM, by LISA2321

    So I just started my keto diet on August 5th. It was really hard in the beginning (not knowing what to eat and all) and I'm not going to lie, it's now hard just to reach my recommended calorie range and I feel unwell. In order to hit my minimum calories for the day, I've been drinking heavy whippi... Read more

  • Cleaning out the closets... again

    8/9/2015 3:39:40 PM, by SADIEMAE32

    I know it is a horrible habit to keep a stock of clothing that I have outgrown in belief that one day I will fit back into them again. I know that cleaning out the closet and donating clothes that are too small is therapeutic and representative of cleaning out all of one's mental struggles, etc, etc... Read more

  • BLC In Between Plan

    8/9/2015 10:03:14 AM, by WATCHMEGO!

    The BLC is ending this week. I will miss my daily check ins, but since school starts for me tomorrow it's probably really good timing. My plan to stay on track during the in between time is to simply follow my plan, one day at a time, one decision at a time. This is the plan I posted at the be... Read more

  • Time to get back on track...

    8/8/2015 4:04:07 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    Starting to watch what I eat again.. I'm typing this while walking around..... Read more

  • it's saturday

    8/8/2015 2:29:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day of relaxation for me and my daughter. yesterday,we went to the zoo,just the two of us. it was such a fun day! she wants to do it again before she goes back to school next month. all of the birds say hi. the power was out here last night. then it came back on for a while. then it went off again... Read more

  • Seahawks Training Camp

    8/8/2015 12:13:01 PM, by KATIEASP

    I'm going to Seahawks Training Camp today!!! So excited.... :)... Read more

  • Changing up the Routine

    8/7/2015 9:12:16 PM, by SADIEMAE32

    I love my routine exactly the way it is now. But, I know that when classes start up again in a few weeks, there is no way I will be able to keep up with it. I always do well in the summer, but the school year never fails to throw me down a winding tunnel of failure. Every year I slowly begin to slac... Read more

  • Self Worth

    8/7/2015 8:08:54 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I'm just going to put these here. ... Read more

  • Checking In

    8/5/2015 9:33:22 PM, by SADIEMAE32

    I told myself I would make an entry today because I have not been very consistent with it the last few months. Thus, I scheduled it into my planner to ensure it gets done. I'm doing pretty well knocking things off my list if I have them scheduled. I didn't sleep well last night, so I have been... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/5/2015 1:43:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter loved the new outfit i got for her! she is already wearing the top i got for her. she will wear the pants on the first day of school next month. all of the birds say hi. my daughter and her team tied the soccer game yesterday. it was stopped early due to the weather. it was raining heavi... Read more

  • Weigh in

    8/4/2015 10:00:11 PM, by JENIYE_707

    Today was my weigh in with my new journey with Stem Ross Weight Center. I was a little nerves stepping on the scale this evening. But result prove to me that I am heading in the right path. Here are the Results: Weight : 197.01 BMI : 33.3 BMR: 6874 kj 1643kcal Impedance:... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/4/2015 8:02:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny summer day! woo hoo! my daughter has her last soccer game tonight and then she is done playing until she is ready to start again. i have a few errands to do, then i will be spending a lot of time with her today. my good friend got her an outfit to wear. she has no idea this outfit ... Read more

  • Chugging Along

    8/3/2015 9:35:27 PM, by SADIEMAE32

    I had a bit of a bad week last week. I came down with a cold and was knocked out resting on Tuesday and Wednesday. I did workout to keep up my streak, but I barely made it to the 10 minute mark. I did not make near to my 10,000 steps a day goal, and my daily average steps took a major hit on my fitb... Read more

  • Its my birthday!

    8/2/2015 8:57:13 PM, by FLOWERLILLY_777

    Today is my 29th birthday. I spent it with family which is a blessing. I found in the last few years that I have become increasingly unhappy with what I see in the mirror. Laying in bed last night I realized this would be my last year in my 20's. I have decided that I will not spend it being unhappy... Read more

  • Binge Eating

    8/2/2015 3:02:59 PM, by LOVELY-AMANDA

    This is a terrible cycle. I know I am not the only one who struggles with this. I fall into these episodes where I sneak food and eat as much as I possibly can. It can last days or weeks at a time. I like to eat by myself so no one can judge how much I am eating. I have been struggling with this for... Read more

  • EXTREMELY angry.

    8/1/2015 10:40:27 AM, by SPINSTER321

    I just weighed myself. 2 weeks ago, I was finally down 10 lbs. Now I'm back up 6 lbs. IDK WTF is going on. I drink 8 cups of water per day. I've gotten better with tracking my food (please see my last blog entry about that). I exercise 3-5 times per week (unintended walking included) - yoga, w... Read more

  • What if I Didn't Quit?

    7/31/2015 9:14:50 AM, by WATCHMEGO!

    I've been at a standstill with my weight loss lately. I've been consistently on plan, yet still no loss or any decrease in inches. Oh, I'll lose a few pounds but then they'll come right back on, so the overall change this month is essentially zero. Historically, my body will sometimes stall an... Read more

  • it's friday

    7/31/2015 8:19:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! it is a long weekend here in canada. so i am going to spend more time with my daughter and my good friend. between the two of them, i will spend time and have fun! my good friend has been there for me through all i have been through in the past few years. my daughter and... Read more

  • Last day of Summer Swim Team

    7/30/2015 8:36:42 PM, by KATIEASP

    Tomorrow is the last day of summer swim team practice :( ..... that means I will have 10 years of coaching SSL under my belt :) Happy Sparking!... Read more