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  • My Daily Challenge- Sit and squeeze/ a very challenging and emotinal day.

    8/20/2014 9:19:26 PM, by CHARTHESTAR

    How to do it Sit up straight on the edge of a chair with your feet flat on the floor. Put your hands on the seat of the chair outside your hips and bend your elbows slightly. Squeeze your knees and buttocks together. At the same time, push your hands into the chair, straightening your arms. Releas... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/20/2014 3:18:58 PM, by MOMMY445

    another nice summer day. my daughter's last day at day camp is tomorrow, it is a full day at the camp for her. she gets to see the movie frozen.all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! it was calling for rain for most of the day here. so far, it only rained once in the morning. there is ... Read more

  • UNDERwhelm yourself.

    8/20/2014 10:48:23 AM, by JENSTRESS

    So. I've been successfully losing. I'm not bragging. Or not trying to. I'm just being matter of fact. However, I keep getting frustrated. Not enough to quit, but I sometimes feel I've been doing this FOREVER and getting no results. NONE of this is true. I've been doing it ALMOST 2 mont... Read more

  • Food log #1731

    8/19/2014 11:23:04 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, blueberries, Greek yogurt), a pear Snack: Nature Valley granola bar Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwich Dinner: Pizza, small salad... Read more

  • My Daily Challenge-Prettify your plate

    8/19/2014 8:26:02 PM, by CHARTHESTAR

    My Daily Challenge-Prettify your plate How to do it The next time you're about to eat a healthy meal, take a few moments to amp up the visual appeal of your food before you dig in. Arrange slices of vegetables or meat in a spiral pattern or layer them together. Drizzle sauce or dressing a... Read more

  • Love you... love me... love my body

    8/19/2014 1:32:08 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I've read some people saying that they are struggling with the loving their body situation. I've been there. Heck, I AM there. I don't love my body. I accept it. I love things it is capable of, like the fact that it carried and nourished a child, and so much more. However, I don't love the... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    8/19/2014 1:02:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    i do have some errands to run today. it is a really nice,sunny day here. my daughter and i will be doing some back to school shopping tomorrow. i picked up some supplies that i will need for school. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. i am still working on being able to go to schoo... Read more

  • LOST MY SPARK TRACKER

    8/19/2014 11:13:55 AM, by RSCHIENH

    I am feeling lost without it but it fell off my shoe on Sunday at some point and now I don't have it. I forgot it once in 6 months it has always been part of my day but now it is gone and I need to wait till payday to order another! I feel lost without it. Honestly my motivation is down, but I do ha... Read more

  • Food log #1730

    8/18/2014 10:27:53 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, blueberries, Greek yogurt), whole wheat toast Lunch: a pear and cheese Dinner: leftover steak with mashed potatoes... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/18/2014 11:46:42 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have made some inquiries on help i need to complete one section of an application package i need to finish filling out to be accepted into a women's program that specifically helps single moms to get back on their feet. my daughter says hi and sends hugs! all of the birds are doing well and say ch... Read more

  • Tired but....

    8/18/2014 10:24:02 AM, by SKATHYD

    Tired but excited to get started again. ... Read more

  • One thing I like about my body.

    8/17/2014 10:36:11 PM, by SKATHYD

    My legs tone fast and I can see results quicker there than anywhere else. I love that my wife loves my legs.... Read more

  • Daily challenge: snow angel

    8/17/2014 10:31:58 PM, by CHARTHESTAR

    Lie on your back and slide your arms along the floor until your hands touch above your head. Not getting on the floor today but will attempt to do this on my bed. Worked a couple of hours and now my car fixed. Don't think I am going to get much else accomplished. Hope you all had a peace... Read more

  • Food log #1729

    8/17/2014 9:02:44 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, blueberries, Greek yogurt), whole wheat toast Lunch: Leftover chicken parm and spaghetti Dinner: Steak with mashed potatoes, brownie... Read more

  • Here I go again - this time it's Paleo

    8/17/2014 11:10:56 AM, by NUSHARGURL

    I am such a YOYO dieter statistic. I have tried EVERYTHING under the sun! Nutrisystem, Beachbody, Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, even HCG injections. Everything works then it comes back. Nothing is ever sustainable. I've been doing this to myself for years! I work out, then don't, and its right... Read more

  • Trying my best...

    8/16/2014 11:30:06 PM, by SILVER_WOLF1221

    Man has the weeks been going by! I have been trying my best to keep up with my sparkfriends but these 10+ hours shifts these past few weeks have been so exhausting. Also trying to keep up with school work, my brain needs a break! However, the income from the over time will be great in helping me get... Read more

  • Food log #1728

    8/16/2014 10:24:25 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, blueberries, Greek yogurt), turkey bacon Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwich Dinner: Shell steak with steamed carrots and zucchini... Read more

  • Food log #1727

    8/16/2014 10:23:13 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Friday, August 15, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, blueberries, Greek yogurt), whole wheat toast with Smart Balance butter Lunch: Salad Dinner: Grilled chicken with brown rice... Read more

  • Food log #1726

    8/16/2014 10:21:41 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Thursday, August 14, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, blueberries, Greek yogurt) Lunch: Mac and cheese Dinner: Chicken parm... Read more

  • Not the week I expected....

    8/16/2014 9:54:07 PM, by ANI2014

    My spark friend Buttonpopper inspired me to check in and pull my head out of the sand. A little bit of a disclaimer first ... I will write about mental illness and to anyone suffering please get help if you need it. My last post talked about my plan for a week to ten days of non-exercise. I h... Read more

  • what a rainy day

    8/16/2014 2:56:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is really raining here. my daughter's soccer tournament went really well. now we are at the library relaxing. it was so worth it to get up extra early to come to see my daughter play soccer. i would do that again anytime, no matter what sport she wants to play in the future. her arm is all better... Read more

  • I like running. No, I LOVE IT!!

    8/15/2014 10:01:34 PM, by MSKIZ69

    Goodness knows I would have never thought to like it so much during my fitness journey--now I am not fast admittedly, and I do slow down when I need to--but I like to run and honestly feel the difference mentally when I don't. It's a beautiful thing indeed! Now there are others who run and h... Read more

  • My Daily Challenge~Review Medications / My depression problem

    8/15/2014 6:31:37 PM, by CHARTHESTAR

    In my opinion It is important to review your medications every 4 months or so for a couple of things. Not Just Dosage. 1. directions- just to make sure you are taking the proper dose. I know this sounds funny but if you get a refill sometimes- the milligrams can be changed and then your amount w... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/15/2014 11:50:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter feels much better today. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. i will be meeting up later with my good friend. from there, tomorrow morning, i will be heading to my daughter's soccer tournament. after that, i have not decided what i will do. ha... Read more

  • Food log #1726

    8/14/2014 11:04:44 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Grilled cheese sandwich, turkey bacon, smoothie (frozen blueberries, Greek yogurt, bananas) Lunch: Grilled chicken with brown rice Dinner: Five Guys cheeseburger with fries (couldn't finish it) ... Read more

  • Todays Daily Challenge* Reach for the Sky / Doctor Dementia- yes

    8/14/2014 9:10:54 PM, by CHARTHESTAR

    Amazing what a lift this little stretch/exercise gives! It is beautiful outside! So I'm going to take a walk around my yard and clean out my car. Hope you all good to do something you enjoy today! **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/14/2014 9:18:33 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day yesterday! i plan on having a great day today! my daughter says hi and thank you for all the well wishes. she is already feeling better. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! today, not too much planned. helping out a friend of mine and picking up some mail from my p... Read more

  • You've got to move it to lose it

    8/14/2014 7:51:47 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I was travelling towards the end of last week and the beginning of this one. I enjoyed myself immensely at the stitchy weekend with the ladies. I ate well, didn't over do it, but I can't seem to shake the feeling of tiredness that accompanies travelling. I've been home 3 days and I STILL am exhau... Read more

  • Rifftrax Live- Godzilla tomorrow

    8/13/2014 11:49:38 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    Can't wait...... Read more

  • Regrets- I have a few

    8/13/2014 11:39:52 PM, by CHARTHESTAR

    Regrets I have a few. I think most of us have some. I donít have many and the ones I do have are for things I did not do rather than for things I have done. Personally I have two: 1. Not keeping my weight off the first time I took it off. And not keeping off the little I did take off after th... Read more

  • Food log #1725

    8/13/2014 10:56:31 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Grilled cheese sandwich, turkey bacon Lunch: Spaghetti with marinara, hot chocolate, mini canoli Dinner: Small portion of chicken parm... Read more

  • a lovely day

    8/13/2014 12:48:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter sprained her arm the other day. she will be just fine. i am out and about today, enjoying the cooler weather here. i was able to meet up with my good friend the other day. that is so relaxing for me and for my good friend. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! have a wonde... Read more

  • EVERYTHING works

    8/13/2014 10:04:48 AM, by JENSTRESS

    It is funny. I read a blog entry the other day about how SP could be keeping people fat by teaching acceptance of size. I don't agree, but I did like the point. I think ANYONE can make anything fit into what they believe. Which is why I thought of this when I was working out this morning. E... Read more

  • Go with it

    8/13/2014 7:40:06 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I have been very quiet in my blogging recently. I've been house hunting, and I took a 5 day trip back north to have a weekend with my lady friends doing nothing but relaxing, cross stitching (we're all stitchers) and just generally trying to get back to a sense of normalcy. It was what I needed. ... Read more

  • Food log #1724

    8/12/2014 9:05:48 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, grapes, blueberries, greek yogurt), turkey bacon Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwich Snack: Greek yogurt, grapes Dinner: Panera Turkey avocado sandwich... Read more

  • Food log #1723

    8/12/2014 9:05:16 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Monday, August 11, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, grapes, blueberries, greek yogurt), turkey bacon Lunch: Mac and cheese Dinner: Grilled chicken sandwich, french fries... Read more

  • Once in a blue moon

    8/12/2014 4:13:10 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Guess what I have at home. A box. In that box are single serve OREOS, CHIPS AHOY and Nutter Butters. WHY? Why on earth would I have that in my house? I have a teen and a toddler. The teen eats that stuff (she isn't biologically mine, so I didn't have a hand in her eating the junk as a kid)... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/12/2014 11:03:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am catching up on some computer work today. it is not as hot here today as it was the other day. i did get to meet up with my good friend yesterday and we had a great time catching up. we got to watch a movie called Ex-terminators. It was terrific! my daughter has her last soccer game tonight if i... Read more

  • Continued bad decisions

    8/11/2014 3:25:48 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Ugh. Why am I here? Because SP is the only site that works for me to stay motivated to lose this weight. Okay, first, let me clarify, I haven't made any bad decisions LATELY, I've been doing great, but I wouldn't necessarily be here if it weren't for my constant temptations and bad decisi... Read more

  • ~ Day 1/60 Piyo ~

    8/11/2014 11:54:58 AM, by JAZZID

    ... I will begin Week One today of BB Piyo 60 day program. I previewed it over the weekend and tried a couple of the exercises and I really enjoy the structure of this program. Very unique and interesting moves, all using just your ... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/11/2014 10:04:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    i want to say thank you for the many birthday wishes that are coming in! i really appreciate and enjoy each and every one. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have some important tasks to do today. then i will see what my good friend is up to. we like to meet up a few times a wee... Read more

  • ~ Day 11/30: Personal Paleo Code (PPC) ~

    8/11/2014 8:10:33 AM, by JAZZID

    Day 11: 8/11/14 IF: 13 hours L: smoke turkey sausage, large baby spinach salad with sliced mushrooms, tomatoes & paleo ranch dressing / pomegranate white tea D: TBA ... Read more

  • Food log #1722

    8/10/2014 10:30:46 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Mini pancakes, orange juice Lunch: Parmesan cheese fries Snack: Greek yogurt Dinner: Grilled chicken salad, an apple... Read more

  • Food log #1721 with food pic

    8/10/2014 10:27:57 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Saturday, August 09, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes) Lunch: none Dinner: TGI Fridays: Black bean burger with avocado, french fries, brownie and ice cream dessert ... Read more

  • Still No Job...

    8/9/2014 5:40:20 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    ... Read more

  • I will not freak out...

    8/9/2014 2:38:18 PM, by ANI2014

    Sooo at risk of being too much info it's that time of the month so I gained a bit and I am not allowed to do an cardio that makes me sweat for 10 - 14 days. I'm scared to be honest I hate missing exercise because I've fallen off the horse or wagon or whatever more times than I care to remember... Read more

  • it's saturday

    8/9/2014 11:23:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful summer day here today. catching up on some computer work, then i will go out and enjoy the day. there are many different activities happening throughout the city today. i will go and check them out after lunch. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! i k... Read more

  • Food log #1720

    8/8/2014 11:01:39 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes), whole wheat toast Lunch: Pasta with meat sauce Dinner: grilled chicken salad... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/8/2014 11:33:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! time to relax and have fun! my daughter is enjoying the time off from school. she is looking forward to seeing her friends when she goes back in september. she will have a different teacher this school year, as the teacher she had has left the school and won't be back. ... Read more

  • Say when...

    8/8/2014 11:05:45 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I love intuitive eating. I really do. I actually use this (to a point) every day. I try to ONLY eat when I am hungry. Period. THis doesn't always work, as sometimes I'm not really hungry for breakfast. So I still eat it. I also try to quit eating when I am satisfied, not full, but satisfie... Read more

  • Food log #1719

    8/7/2014 10:51:54 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes) Lunch: Mac and cheese Snack: goldfish crackers, Dannon Greek yogurt Dinner: pasta with meat sauce ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/7/2014 12:03:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day filled with errands to run. i was able to meet up with my good friend for supper last night. my daughter is enjoying going to day camp and soccer this week. there will be a fun day for my daughter, relating to soccer, on the weekend. i will be there. the kids get to play and have fun for a few... Read more

  • Why?

    8/7/2014 9:17:31 AM, by JENSTRESS

    This is what my three year old asks me in the morning (and about every 5 minutes, but she's three!) I get up at 5:15 Monday - Friday. It is REALLY the only way that I can fit fitness in my schedule. I can SOMETIMES squeeze a little in after work, but some days I'm too hungry, too stressed, to... Read more

  • ~ DAY 6/30: Personal Paleo Code (PPC) ~

    8/6/2014 11:14:25 PM, by JAZZID

    ~ Day 6: 8/6/14: Breakfast: 1/2 apple, walnuts and pomegranate white tea Lunch: Butter chicken over riced cauliflower and multicolor peppers / pomegranate white tea SNACK: walnuts Dinner: Chicken patties, Harticot Vert green beans & pomegranate white tea EXERCISE: AM/P... Read more

  • Food log #1718

    8/6/2014 9:37:53 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes), whole wheat toast Lunch: Rice and peas with stewed chicken, fried dumplings Snack: goldfish crackers, grapes Dinner: Cheeseburger... Read more

  • Here again...

    8/6/2014 3:16:31 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I've been here and there, but I had fallen into bad habits a bit last year, into this year. I gained weight, I struggled, and instead of turning to spark, I turned to more food. It's okay. I actually learned something. You see, I don't really like my body. I'm self concious, I think... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/6/2014 10:48:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day where i do not have too much to do. i am almost finished the online course i am taking. i will definitely finish it before the deadline i was given. i am looking forward to the next one that starts in september. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. i am ad... Read more

  • I am an avoidant perfectionist....

    8/6/2014 10:16:10 AM, by ANI2014

    I have a confession... My response to stress or change is to eliminate as many variables in my life as possible and bury myself in tv and sleep. I have had life long depression which is treated but sometimes I am just so tired. First to go is exercise, next healthy cooking/eating, friends, gro... Read more

  • Food log #1717

    8/5/2014 8:47:21 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes) Snack: cherries Lunch: Rice and peas with stewed chicken Snack: goldfish crackers Dinner: Grilled cheese sandwich... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/5/2014 1:34:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    i was away for most of the weekend. i really needed it and i feel so much better. i am making progress on my online course and in other areas of my life. my daughter sends hugs to all! all the birds say cheep,cheep! things are coming together for me bit by bit. i know i will get to where i need to b... Read more

  • ~ DAY 4/30: Personal Paleo Code (PPC) ~

    8/4/2014 10:19:29 PM, by JAZZID

    ~ Day 4: 8/4/14: BREAKFAST: 1/4 cup blueberries, walnuts & pomegranate white tea LUNCH: Roasted chicken legs & Harticot vert green beans/mushrooms; pomegranate white tea DINNER: Salmon croquettes & Harticot vert gree... Read more

  • Food log #1716

    8/4/2014 9:47:03 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes) Lunch: Tomato soup and goldfish crackers Snack: cherries Dinner: Rice and peas with stewed chicken... Read more

  • Food log #1715

    8/4/2014 9:39:53 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Sunday, August 03, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes) Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwich Dinner: Thai pineapple fried rice with shrimp... Read more

  • Internal Analysis...

    8/4/2014 4:44:27 PM, by ANI2014

    I have been thinking a lot about how much of my journey is actually internal. To be honest I like eating healthy and I like exercise so what is standing in my way all these years? Self-sabotage? Laziness? I have always done this alone but this time my husband is doing it with me and I am ... Read more

  • ~ DAY 3/30: Personal Paleo Code (PPC) & Update ~

    8/3/2014 3:44:47 PM, by JAZZID

    ... Hi guys, it's been awhile I know. I have been staying on track with my eating as well as walking and exercising regularly. I have actually changed my exercise routine recently. Instead of doing the conventional strength train... Read more

  • Food log #1714

    8/2/2014 10:20:07 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes), mini pancakes, turkey sausage , whole wheat toast Lunch: grilled chicken with brown rice Dinner: Thai pineapple fries chicken, Thai iced tea... Read more

  • Food log #1713

    8/1/2014 10:16:53 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes), mini pancakes, turkey sausage Lunch: 1/2 Chipotle chicken burrito bowl , orange juice Dinner: Cheeseburger with fries... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/1/2014 2:48:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! a new month has begun. let's see what the new month brings. i will more than likely be seeing my good friend later on today. my daughter says hi! All of the birds say cheep,cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone and a terrific weekend!... Read more

  • Food log #1712

    7/31/2014 10:03:33 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, frozen mangos), mini pancakes, turkey sausage Lunch: Leftover pineapple fried rice Dinner: 1/2 Chipotle chicken burrito bowl ... Read more

  • Food log #1711

    7/31/2014 9:59:48 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, frozen blueberries, frozen mangos), mini pancakes, turkey sausage, whole wheat toast Lunch: chicken pad see ew, pineapple fried rice Dinner: Pineapple fried rice ... Read more

  • feeling good

    7/31/2014 8:54:06 AM, by MOMMY445

    had a good night's sleep last night and i feel so much better today. enjoyed the time i spent with my daughter yesterday. today, i will be working on my online course for a while. then i have to go and pick up some more mail where i used to live. i plan on meeting up with my good friend for supper ... Read more

  • Job Interview Tomorrow

    7/30/2014 7:49:21 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    My Job Interview is tomorrow afternoon... Really hope I get it... ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/30/2014 9:41:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    had a somewhat restless night last night. so today i am more tired than usual. i will have a power nap this afternoon and that will help. i am running some errands today. then i am spending some time with my daughter. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Expressions of Love on the R and Q subways-- After midnight---Cautionary Observastions.

    7/30/2014 9:33:54 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    Expression #1: Young teenage couple enters the car. She is moving like gravity is too much for her too handle. He is doing all he can to get her to a seat. She finally puts her head in his lap and falls asleep letting out that indescribable female snore. He leans over and kisses her on her ear, che... Read more

  • Food log # 1710

    7/29/2014 9:22:20 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, frozen blueberries, frozen mangos), mini pancakes, turkey sausage Lunch: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich Dinner: Chipotle chicken burrito bowl, chips ... Read more

  • Food log # 1709

    7/29/2014 9:21:09 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Monday July 28, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes) Lunch: Greek yogurt, salad Dinner: Crab, mashed potatoes ... Read more

  • Food log # 1708

    7/29/2014 9:19:52 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Sunday July 27, 2014 Breakfast: Orange juice, Nature Valley granola bar Lunch: Leftover chicken parm Dinner: Grilled chicken with brown rice ... Read more

  • Food log # 1707

    7/29/2014 9:19:09 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Saturday July 26, 2014 Breakfast: Banana nut muffin, orange juice, an orange Lunch: Cheeseburger with fries Dinner: Chicken parm with spaghetti ... Read more

  • Food log # 1706

    7/29/2014 9:18:30 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Friday July 25, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, greek yogurt, spinach, frozen blueberries, mangos) Lunch: KFC chicken strips, potato wedges Dinner: Salad ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    7/29/2014 9:52:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's tuesday! a day where i can enjoy some much needed time doing whatever i feel like. school is done and i did really well. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hello,hello! another month will be finishing in a few days. i am looking forward to a new month starting on friday. my birthday als... Read more

  • Feeling sad right now......

    7/28/2014 2:06:25 PM, by TDMLUVZSNOOPY

    I have been worried about my best friend. Her dad left her mom this past week for another woman. It has been a rough situation there, which I am sure it is for anyone that has that thrown in their face and put through. She has been living with them for a while because of job changes and their health... Read more

  • it's saturday

    7/26/2014 9:37:31 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great time yesterday with my daughter. my good friend treated her to some ice cream, which she really enjoys. then we were off to enjoy the rest of the day. if the weather is nice today, my good friend and i may go on a day trip north of the city. if not, we will do things in the city, such ... Read more

  • New Job Interview

    7/25/2014 5:40:29 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    Scored myself a job interview for next week ... Read more

  • And life moves on

    7/25/2014 7:39:14 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I've been getting work early all week, which isn't a bad thing. I've been able to try to focus on the harder to answer problems during the hour it's quiet in my office. I love it when it's quiet! I made some important discoveries in these quiet moments, and I am looking at things from a whole new... Read more

  • Food log #1705

    7/24/2014 10:22:44 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Yogurt, whole wheat toast Lunch: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich on whole wheat bread, grapes Dinner: Chipotle chicken burrito bowl... Read more

  • it's thursday

    7/24/2014 8:50:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    i feel a bit tired today. that is okay. school will be done tomorrow. then i will be off to spend some time with my daughter. i am so glad my good friend is in my life. he has been there for me through all of the challenges i faced and the ones i am now facing. all of the birds are doing well and sa... Read more

  • Food log #1704

    7/23/2014 7:00:22 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Coffee coolatta and 1/4 chocolate chip muffin (so unhealthy, I know) Lunch: Salad, watermelon slices Dinner: Grilled chicken sandwich, fries, orange juice... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/23/2014 8:47:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm almost finished school until september. just two more days after today and i will be done. it won't be as hot here today. some relief from the humidity that has been around for quite a few days. my daughter is really enjoying day camp,soccer and the reading club at the local library. every week ... Read more

  • Why it's ok to not be perfect

    7/23/2014 7:44:59 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Perfection is a very subjective state. My idea of perfect is not the same as yours, or your neighbor, or your family members. So why to we keep striving for perfection when it cannot be defined? I will be the first person to tell you I am NOT perfect. I am not even close to my own idea of pe... Read more

  • Food log #1703

    7/22/2014 10:02:13 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, kale, Greek yogurt, pineapple) Lunch: Turkey and cheese sandwich Snack: grapes Dinner: Leftover jerk chicken with rice and peas... Read more

  • Food log #1702

    7/22/2014 10:01:49 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Monday, July 21, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie (bananas, kale, Greek yogurt, pineapple), Cheerios Lunch: Grilled chicken salad Dinner: Turkey bacon and mozzarella cheese sandwich... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    7/22/2014 8:42:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through another day. my daughter is doing well and says hi! today there are two classes. one in the morning and one in the afternoon. i still have some errands to run today. that is okay with me. i will pace myself, as it is another very warm day here today. all of the birds say cheep,chee... Read more

  • I am not what she says I am

    7/22/2014 8:08:55 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Long story short, Plex and I are looking for a home of our own that can be rented with a move in date of August 1. My MIL called me a "lazy, unappreciative pig" who's cooking "isn't fit for the dog". This is because we bought televisions for the bedrooms that my daughter and us have been using... Read more