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  • My BLC26 Expectations

    9/19/2014 11:38:37 PM, by JENROSE1973

    As an avid Biggest Loser fan to be able to join a challenge that is similar to the Biggest Loser is both challenging and a joy. My expectations for this journey are the following: 1) To have support and encouragement from my team. 2) To find recipes that will make me have healthier meal... Read more

  • Food log #1762

    9/19/2014 10:00:07 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Peppermint tea, cheese sandwich Lunch: Chicken soup, tortilla chips Snack: Nectarine Dinner: Chicken soup... Read more

  • Food log #1761

    9/19/2014 9:57:21 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Thursday, September 18, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, frozen blueberries, spinach, Greek yogurt) Lunch: jerk chicken wrap Snack: almonds Dinner: Cheeseburger with fries... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/19/2014 3:31:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is coming to a close. i heard from another place where i had applied for a job. they are having interviews next wednesday. so i let them know i am definitely available on wednesday to come for an interview. then i heard from another place that may want to see me for a interview, for a d... Read more

  • Insanity day 12

    9/19/2014 9:00:44 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Today was Cardio Power and Resistance. Whew. Shaun T's biggest thing is to push people to DIG DEEPER. Today, I really dug in. I pushed harder than I have in SO long. I felt SO accomplished when I finished. When Shaun T said, "C'mon y'all, let's GOOOOOO!" I did. I went and pushed a... Read more

  • weigh-in

    9/18/2014 12:46:04 PM, by WIGGLEMETHIN

    this morning weigh-in was a 6oz gain, but that is ok I'm gonna get it back off and then some, I will get under the 250 by the end of the mo.... Read more

  • feeling good

    9/18/2014 12:42:27 PM, by WIGGLEMETHIN

    I have been off track all week. this morning I got up in a good mood and ready to hit the pavement. walked to the capital & back in 14 mins this morning & that is with concurring the big hill, I cut my time by 2 mins from the last time I walked it. I am so ready for the race f... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/18/2014 11:48:23 AM, by MOMMY445

    another day has begun. it is very cool and cloudy here today. i have started to work on my online course. i will work on it a bit every day until i am done. the teacher sends some work online for you to do. then you complete it online and she marks it. my daughter is really looking forward to her f... Read more

  • Insanity 11

    9/18/2014 9:58:07 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Cardio recovery... whew. My legs BURN during that mess. I'm able to do more than I was before, and I suppose that is the goal. I wonder how I'm going to feel when I make it through the entire two months? I needed the recovery day. I'm actually also looking forward to my rest day on Sunday! ... Read more

  • Play it AGAIN? Not this time.

    9/18/2014 9:52:35 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Yesterday was a great day. Lots of days have been great lately, though. Yesterday, however, I had a talk with another Spark member. We talked about how we've gained and lost before. I mentioned how this was the last time for me. They mentioned how they wished they could be that certain. I ... Read more

  • Still keeping on keeping on

    9/18/2014 8:28:35 AM, by STODD251

    So far, heading back to school has really helped me to get some of my habits back on track. I've lost about 10 pounds from my highest weight this summer. I've gotten to the point where I can wear a good portion of the clothes in my closet (although still not totally comfortably at times) I no longer... Read more

  • Food log #1760

    9/17/2014 10:39:16 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, frozen blueberries, spinach, Greek yogurt), whole wheat toast Lunch: Grilled chicken salad Snack: Nectarine Dinner: Jerk chicken wrap... Read more

  • Non-scale victory total-my cholesterol lowered AGAIN! Vegan power!

    9/17/2014 10:08:45 PM, by MSKIZ69

    Days like yesterday are a reminder that is not always about the amount of weight I can lift or mile I can walk(and now run, woohoo!)-that with the family risk factors of heart disease and diabetes that I am lessening my risk even as I grow older. I want to be around for my kids as long as I can with... Read more

  • Fit Bit competition

    9/17/2014 9:51:34 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I don't really talk about my Fit Bit much. I like it, it is a neat little toy but I think what I love most about it is the competition. Oh, don't worry if you haven't heard of this. This competition is just with me and my fit bit. Every day it pops out with a blank slate of me needing to wal... Read more

  • Insanity Day 10

    9/17/2014 8:55:17 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Cardio Circuit is my favorite and least favorite workout, I think. It is hard, and yet, I find myself pushing as hard as I can! I love it. I love the extra circuit at the end with jabs, jacks, uppercuts and everything. Of course, my three year old always says, "You're sweaty mommy!" but I like t... Read more

  • Food log #1759

    9/16/2014 8:02:49 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, frozen blueberries, spinach, Greek yogurt), whole wheat toast Snack: a pear Lunch: Nachos, a nectarine Dinner: Bbq grilled chicken sandwich, corn on the cob, french fries... Read more

  • Insanity day 9

    9/16/2014 11:23:42 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Pure Cardio (again) seriously, why is this so hard!!! It's INSANE! (ha) I know that this is working, and that I'm getting stronger, because I can do more before I need a break (EVERYONE needs a break in this workout, even Shaun T) and I am pushing. This whole thing, it isn't easy. But I know ... Read more

  • Cupcakes? Just say NO

    9/16/2014 11:19:32 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Friday night my little one had the sniffles. Saturday she was really coughing and stuff, and Saturday night she had a fever. Sunday afternoon her fever hit 103+ and even after her nap, she fell asleep for about an hour or so. When she woke, her fever was 101 and falling. She ate and by bedtime, ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    9/16/2014 10:08:08 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter told me this morning that she made the cross country team at school! woo hoo! way to go,sweetheart! she has a field trip coming up next monday and she put my name down as a volunteer. knowing my daughter, she was one of the first ones to hand the registration form and fee in this morning... Read more

  • My losing streak

    9/16/2014 7:56:02 AM, by STODD251

    I've been on a roll for the past couple of weeks, moving from the 190s into the 180s made me very happy. Right now, I'm weighing in at 187.8 lbs. I did not eat super super healthily this weekend, but was still able to maintain a loss from Friday and even lose a pound simply by making healthier choi... Read more

  • I can

    9/16/2014 7:25:49 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    "When you catch yourself saying "I can't" what you believe will manifest, but fortunately the opposite is also true, when you believe in yourself and are determined positive goals will manifest for you as well. Take your energy and consciously direct it towards positive thoughts and actions at this ... Read more

  • Food log #1758

    9/15/2014 10:21:18 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, frozen fruit, yogurt) Lunch: grilled cheese sandwich Snack: grapes Dinner: Grilled chicken with brown rice... Read more

  • HOPING TO SAY GOODBYE TO THE 250'S

    9/15/2014 6:38:47 PM, by WIGGLEMETHIN

    I'M GOING DOWN ONE LIL POUND AT A TIME. I HOPE SOON I CAN SAY GOODBYE TO THE 250'S. I HAVE LOST 16 LIL POUNDS SO FAR AND HOPR TO KEEP ON. I AM STILL EATING HEALTHY AND WALKING EVERYDAY. I WAS HAPPY THAT LEE WALKED WITH ME 2 DAYS THIS WEEK ALSO. IT WAS NICE GOING TO THE TWO RIVERS BRIDGE AND WALKING ... Read more

  • Sandy Gap Rd 3 MILE Walk

    9/15/2014 6:30:58 PM, by WIGGLEMETHIN

    DATE,,,,,,,,GOING,,,,COMING,,,
    ,TOTAL,,,, 09/11/14....28.36.6....28.33
    .6.... 58 09/14/14....28.33.1....30.33
    .1.... 59... Read more

  • Insanity day 6,7,8

    9/15/2014 11:04:11 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Day six was good and I pushed through, I really love the program! That was the end of week 1, which really made me feel like I had made it through something major! Day 7 was a rest day, I still worked out a little, but that was not nearly as hard core! Day 8, oh my word. Why on earth is ... Read more

  • The oddities of weight loss

    9/15/2014 11:01:14 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I've had some great NSV's this last week. First, I made it through the first week of Insanity. It is a very hard workout, no doubt, but I am enjoying it through all the sweat. I am pretty stoked that I have made it this far. One of my most favorite workout pants are getting too big. Li... Read more

  • Food log #1757

    9/14/2014 11:37:13 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Fruit Loops cereal, whole wheat toast with butter, Smoothie (banana, frozen fruit, yogurt) Lunch: Jerk chicken with rice and peas Snack: grapes Dinner: Cheese sandwich with tortilla chips ... Read more

  • Food log #1756

    9/14/2014 11:35:28 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Saturday, September 13, 2014 Breakfast: Cheerios with milk Lunch: Grilled chicken sandwich with french fries, chocolate milk shake Dinner: Salad and baked potato with sour cream ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    9/14/2014 3:26:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. i was able to meet up with my good friend the other night. we are meeting up again this evening. my daughter got the book she was waiting for from the library and she has already read three chapters of it. at the rate she is going, she will have it finished in just over a week.... Read more

  • Birthday Coming Up!

    9/14/2014 11:00:47 AM, by SHARIPAM

    I will be 51 on October 12th, and my goal is to lose 15 lbs by then. It may seem unreasonable to some (or most), but that is what I would like. I would be happy with 10 lbs lost, but my ultimate goal is 15 lbs. Although the ticker on the bottom of my screen does not show it, I had crept all... Read more

  • it's saturday

    9/13/2014 11:57:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am finally getting going on my day. my daughter and her grandma went to the library this morning. she loves to go to the library and encourages both of her grandparents to do the same. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it feels good to not have a specific plan in place for a change,at least for me... Read more

  • Food log #1755

    9/12/2014 11:32:15 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: whole wheat toast with butter Lunch: leftover lasagna Snack: Fruit Loops cereal Dinner: BBQ chicken sandwich, french fries, carrot sticks... Read more

  • Food log #1754

    9/12/2014 11:31:01 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Thursday, September 11, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie, whole wheat toast Lunch: Grilled chicken sandwich Dinner: Salad... Read more

  • Insanity - what day? Pure Cardio...

    9/12/2014 10:19:04 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Oh. My. Word. Pure Cardio? Pure sweat. Pure, I think I just died but I'm not sure because i'm still sweating kind of workout. THIS is what I thought when I bought Insanity. It was super hard. It didn't make me quit, it made me vow that I will NEVER be out of shape again and that I ... Read more

  • SP member inspired blog - again!!!

    9/12/2014 10:15:06 AM, by JENSTRESS

    KimGetFit1 and DARKKARA both posted blogs today that made me think. http://www.sparkpeople.com/m
    ypage_public_journal_indiv
    idual.asp?blog_id=5778471 The latter mentioned that she has lost so much weight now that she sees that when she was at her heaviest, she was nearly invisible to... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/12/2014 9:54:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    another week is just about complete. it is supposed to be raining quite a bit here tomorrow, so i am getting as many outdoor errands done as i can today. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. i have not made any weekend plans yet. i will see how it goes each day an... Read more

  • Being positive this week

    9/12/2014 8:57:44 AM, by TDMLUVZSNOOPY

    I started the Fall Challenge with the Done Girls team this week. We log in tomorrow on Being Positive Day. I couldn't wait for tomorrow so I weighed in today and I am a pound below my goal for tomorrow!!!!! All that walking and doing my Oxycise/Body Flex routine has paid off. I have pa... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/11/2014 4:37:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am catching up on some reading today. the weather here yesterday was really rainy and windy. today, it is just windy and it is much cooler outside. my daughter is trying out for the cross country running team at her school, this week. she loves to run, so i encouraged her to go and try out for it.... Read more

  • Update to my entry

    9/11/2014 4:19:11 PM, by TDMLUVZSNOOPY

    Just to let you know that my boss is doing well with his treatments. I saw him yesterday and he looked really good for someone that is going through chemo. I continue to keep him in my prayers. My best friend's dad came home after 6 weeks. Things are a little weird between her and him. She is m... Read more

  • Insanity #4 I'll feel that tomorrow

    9/11/2014 2:16:00 PM, by JENSTRESS

    So, Insanity Day 4 is Cardio Recovery. It is NOT the insane jumping, moving or what not. It is stretching, taking it easy, and MURDERING YOUR LEGS WITH ISOMETRIC AND MOVING SQUATS AND LUNGES. My legs feel fine, TODAY. Tomorrow, I'm pretty sure I'm going to need help sitting. Can't wait to... Read more

  • Another motivation by another member

    9/11/2014 1:58:05 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Yep, thanks Blondedog. http://www.sparkpeople.com/m
    ypage_public_journal_indiv
    idual.asp?blog_id=5777883 I've done this again. I didn't lose quite this much, but I did gain it back. I think I might have gotten it this time though. More than two months ago, I started exer... Read more

  • Food log #1753

    9/10/2014 9:47:12 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie, whole wheat toast Lunch: Mac and cheese with steamed broccoli Snack: oatmeal Dinner: Lasagna and 2 garlic knots... Read more

  • Food log #1752

    9/10/2014 9:44:32 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Breakfast: Smoothie Lunch: egg sandwich Snack: Greek yogurt Dinner: Sicilian slice of pizza... Read more

  • surgery wellness update

    9/10/2014 8:52:44 PM, by CHARTHESTAR

    The pain is not gone but is definitely better and way better than the first two days. I couldn't figure out what they had done-- it hurts so bad to bend my knee more than like an inch. Then I forgot about it and bent my knee and the kneecap popped back into place. Just walking in a normal pace... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    9/10/2014 11:04:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to do some errands for me. i was not expecting to see my good friend until this weekend. i got to see him yesterday for a few hours. he is still finalizing his trip plans. i am following up with those places i got in touch with in regard to the women's program i want to get into, today. i appl... Read more

  • Whoa Insanity, Day 3

    9/10/2014 10:50:37 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Today's workout was Cardio Power and Resistance. I really liked this one. No, I can't do all the power jumps Shaun T can do (that's okay) and NO I can NOT do a walking pushup. I can barely do a regular pushup. However, I can keep pushing myself and do the best that I can!!! Plus, there were a f... Read more

  • It really is the LITTLE things (side blog of the day)

    9/10/2014 10:46:51 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Inspired by another SP member blog (http://www.sparkpeople.com/my
    page_public_journal_indivi
    dual.asp?blog_id=5777085) We DO need to make small goals and BIG goals. Don't just make Onederland your goal, celebrate the small things too! For example, my goal is to start (check) and com... Read more

  • Starting to feel like I'm back on track again

    9/10/2014 9:21:20 AM, by STODD251

    Over the last year, my weight has started to go crazy! In January 2013, I decided to really work at losing weight. I was working out a minimum of twice a week, but often went five times a week. I was eating right. I did hour long strength training sessions with a personal trainer and a friend. By Ju... Read more

  • Words of Wisdom - Temperance

    9/10/2014 7:38:16 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    To me, temperance is finding balance, moderation, being on "an even keel" emotionally so that I learn to act and not merely react to my circumstances/emotions. Right now I need to find balance in my life. I don't want to do anything hasty at this time, or I may end up regretting it. Do I need to s... Read more

  • .... oww....

    9/9/2014 9:33:10 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    I re-discovered my PS3 game EA Sports Active 2... forgot how exhausting it is... lol... so sore.... but worth it...... Read more

  • Surgery Day: A scene from a comedy movie

    9/9/2014 3:11:58 PM, by CHARTHESTAR

    So are you ready to hear about my day of surgery? I am finely ready to share it. If you saw that in a comedy you would've laughed. My surgery was her personally supposed to be at 1 PM. Got moved to two and then three. My mom picked me up at 12:30 to take me to the surgery center. I put my cr... Read more

  • how to prepare for a race

    9/9/2014 2:56:27 PM, by WIGGLEMETHIN

    i have a race coming up on oct 4 2014, I am having a hard time getting ready for it. well I don't know if that is the right term I'm looking for. I have been walking for 2 mos now, I am having problems with walking faster and longer, I can walk a mile and then it's like I don't want to do another m... Read more

  • a nice day

    9/9/2014 2:19:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm taking it easy today,as far as errands are concerned. i did so many yesterday that i am taking it slower today. my daughter wants to get her hair cut shorter now. that is fine with me,since she wants it and it is making her happy. all of the birds say hello,hello. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Trail of SWEAT (holy cow)

    9/9/2014 10:22:19 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Insanity, Day 2 Plyometrics Cardio Circuit. Umm, Holy CRAP. First, I totally love this program. It is athletic and reminds me of hard core training we had back when I was an athlete. So that part is GOOD. It is also even harder than that. That part is good, but also just HARD. I don't thi... Read more

  • motivation thanks to a SP member!!!

    9/9/2014 10:01:08 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I read one of our SP lovely blogs today: http://www.sparkpeople.com/m
    ypage_public_journal_indiv
    idual.asp?blog_id=5776386 She said that she's been gaining the same 30 pounds. I can relate. She said that she gets so close to onederland and then gains it back. ME TOO! Here is ... Read more

  • Food log #1751

    9/8/2014 10:06:06 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: none (had a busy morning) Lunch: Jerk chicken with rice and peas Snack: watermelon cubes Dinner: Chicken sandwich, brownie ... Read more

  • Still at it

    9/8/2014 1:53:55 PM, by LOBOLOU

    I'm still going strong. I put away my scale for two weeks and I feel great without it. On the 14th I will take a look at the results. I'm excited.... Read more

  • Insanity begins...

    9/8/2014 12:07:23 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Today was my first day of Insanity. It was the fit test. I thought that I wasn't doing very well, but then I wasn't too far off from the first numbers of the other people doing it, so yay. Why am I starting Insanity? I want a challenge, and I want to see if it were possible and I want to pus... Read more

  • a new week

    9/8/2014 11:43:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great weekend and so did my daughter! the job interview went well. now i am catching up on some computer work and some errands that i did not get to do over the past few days. my good friend has some of his family visiting with him this week, so i will not get to see too much of him. that is... Read more

  • Food log #1750

    9/7/2014 6:34:33 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: scrambled eggs, croissant, an orange, apple juice Lunch: Cheese sandwich Snack: grapes Dinner: Jerk chicken with rice and peas... Read more

  • Food log #1749

    9/7/2014 6:31:28 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Saturday, September 06, 2014 Breakfast: scrambled egg, home fries, yogurt Snack: Sunchips, grapes Lunch: Cheeseburger with fries Snack: banana Dinner: wasn't hungry... Read more

  • Food log #1748

    9/7/2014 6:28:37 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Friday, September 05, 2014 Breakfast: Bagel with cream cheese Lunch: Chicken sandwich Snack: Fruit salad Dinner: Steak with broccoli, brownie ala mode... Read more

  • New Shoes & GymBoss

    9/7/2014 1:51:39 PM, by WIGGLEMETHIN

    I just got me a new pair of shoes this weekend and invested in a GymBoss also. I set my GymBoss to 40sec for walking & 25sec for jogging, it seems to help keep me going when i think i can't go any more. so looking forward to my Race forthe Cure on Oct 4th 2014.... Read more

  • Celebrating the little things

    9/6/2014 8:50:23 PM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I discovered an NSV today. I can put my jeans on without unbuttoning them and without unzipping them. I need a belt to hold them up! I am LOVING this feeling. I love it almost as much as realizing that I have lost 70 pounds. I am below 250 pounds, which I didn't think I would get to for quite s... Read more

  • Perfect Atmosphere for Horror Movies...

    9/6/2014 8:13:55 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    Watching a bunch of horror films... My sound system is Competing with the loud thunder from the storm outside... I think I'll win ... Read more

  • Got my SPARK back!!!!

    9/5/2014 7:27:51 PM, by RSCHIENH

    I lost my activity tracker and ordered a new one then our policy changed at work and I was not allowed to reconnect my new spark so I had to wait a few weeks to come up with money to purchase our own computer! WELL got a new computer today and installed my spark I feel so accomplished and ready to h... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/5/2014 1:34:49 PM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have not yet made plans for the weekend. i will just take it as it comes. have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Food log #1747

    9/4/2014 10:42:30 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: English muffin with cream cheese, orange juice, Smootie Lunch: Rice and peas with chicken Dinner: chicken strips with French fries ... Read more

  • It's September!

    9/4/2014 7:55:38 PM, by STRONGERLEANER

    Hmmm...I thought I had already posted a blog about my September goals. I must not have hit the button to post or something. August was pitiful, but September is going to be STRONG! My goals are modest and, therefore, I feel they are achievable. GOALS FOR SEPTEMBER * An av... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/4/2014 12:34:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from another place regarding a contract position. i meet with them on monday morning. so i will more than likely be staying at one of my friend's places the night before. then i can get ready to go from there and be dressed more business like. i have some of my work related clothes there, so... Read more

  • I'm proud to say i'm still at this

    9/4/2014 11:06:03 AM, by WIGGLEMETHIN

    it is Sept 4th and i'm still at this, so far i have gone from 269 to 252, so proud of my self. i have been faithful at walking everyday. i have been trying to walk 25 steps/jog 25 steps, it is tuff at times but i keep on trying. my friend Pam was up at her brothers monday and asked if i wanted to do... Read more

  • Food log #1746

    9/4/2014 10:18:16 AM, by LINDIEINRED

    Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Breakfast: English muffin with cream cheese Lunch: Leftover pizza Snack; grapes Dinner: Grilled chicken with brown rice... Read more

  • Top signs I should have stayed home today

    9/4/2014 7:57:58 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    After a restless night full of extremely bizarre dreams, I got up this morning feeling blah. Of course the only time I actually entertain the idea of staying home from work is when I am EXTREMELY ill, so the thought didn't enter my mind. While getting ready for work, I was pulling clothes out ... Read more

  • ~ DAY 3/30: Personal Paleo Code ~

    9/3/2014 9:47:16 PM, by JAZZID

    ... DAY 3 and I feel great! Menu for the day: B: 2 homemade canned garlic pickles and pomegranate white tea L: Sausage & cabbage noodles (Everyday Paleo recipe) ... Read more

  • It is every day, every MINUTE of every day

    9/3/2014 2:13:04 PM, by JENSTRESS

    So, yes, I talk to myself. Here is how those conversations go. "ooh, this fits better, I'm really losing! Yay!" then a minute later, "Ugh, how can I still be this size?" Motivation, life, losing and everything else, it isn't something you put on and then it is there. You have to put it o... Read more

  • a warm,sunny day

    9/3/2014 11:56:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get several errands done and to get going on my online college course. i did not get that job. that is okay with me. i will step up my search to find another one. my daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! my daughter likes her teacher. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Food log #1745

    9/2/2014 11:02:12 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (Greek yogurt, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes, pineapples), English muffin with cream cheese Snack: nectarine Lunch: grilled chicken salad with almonds Snack; grapes Dinner: Pizza ... Read more

  • Will this help to change dietary recommendations?

    9/2/2014 6:11:44 PM, by JENG829

    I doubt it... but it is just one more reason to lower intake of refined carbohydrates & to not be so afraid of saturated fat. Wonder what the SP folks think of this? www.nytimes.com/2014/09/
    02/health/low-carb-vs-low-
    fat-diet.html?smid=fb-share&_r=1 ... Read more

  • Funny little life choices

    9/2/2014 1:01:06 PM, by JENSTRESS

    As I keep with my journey of life, making better, healthier choices, I keep laughing so hard at how certain things keep being revealed to me. My best friend had a birthday over the weekend. She wanted a girls night in, like slumber parties of old. It was a good time. I was a wee bit terrifie... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    9/2/2014 10:23:38 AM, by MOMMY445

    i just started school today and so did my daughter. i got to see who her teacher will be this year at school. now i'm doing some online course work, then i have some errands to run after lunch. all of the birds say hi. i had a great weekend away. i feel refreshed and ready to go. a new month has sta... Read more

  • Holy Moly

    9/2/2014 9:44:12 AM, by RISKAY70

    9/2/2014 I am re-committing myself to loosing weight. My husband has been working out at the gym for a few months now and holy moly he looks good. He has motivated me to get up! get moving! September I will.. 1. Praise God 2. track 3. be held accountable for my actions 4. track 5. track ... Read more

  • Words of Wisdom - Mind over Matter

    9/2/2014 8:00:44 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    "The sun represents the ultimate power in its purest form. It is the sun's energy that gives life to all creation. You are also an energy source. The mind is a powerful creative force. Do you like what you've been creating? Never underestimate the power of your mind to shape your experiences - f... Read more

  • Food log #1744

    9/1/2014 10:50:36 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (Greek yogurt, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes, pineapples), English muffin with cream cheese Lunch: rice and peas Snack: yogurt Dinner: Indian food: Brown rice with steamed carrots and broccoli ... Read more

  • I'm Worth It

    9/1/2014 7:46:23 PM, by LOBOLOU

    So since summer is at it's close and I'm going back to school where I will finally have my structured routine back in place I'm giving myself two weeks. I'm worth two weeks of eating healthy without cheating. I put away the scale and I'm going to concentrate for two weeks on eating well and exerci... Read more

  • September is a Challenge Month for me

    9/1/2014 11:57:49 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I'm doing not one, but THREE challenges this month! I've joined the 5% Fall Challenge, as I enjoyed the summer challenge very much and it was definitely a motivator for me to not want to let my team down! I've also gotten back to using my Wii Fit Plus, so I have joined the September Challenge ... Read more

  • Food log #1743

    8/31/2014 6:56:43 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (Greek yogurt, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes, pineapples), vanilla waffle, grapes Lunch: English muffin with cream cheese Dinner: Indian food: Aloo Gobi Matar (green peas, potatoes, cauliflower), jasmine rice, vegetable samosa, naan... Read more

  • August Ends

    8/31/2014 12:23:54 PM, by STRONGERLEANER

    I am having trouble believing that August is ending. It has been a whirlwind of a month! I haven't made a lot of blog posts lately because: 1. I've been really busy 2. I've faced a lot of adversity and I don't want to be a Gloomy Guss 3. My work-outs have be extremely inconsistent Wh... Read more

  • Food log #1742

    8/30/2014 11:45:32 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (Greek yogurt, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes, pineapples) Lunch: Bagel with cream cheese Snack: grapes and brie Dinner: 5 napkins burger and fries ... Read more

  • My Review of 'THE POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING'

    8/30/2014 5:54:59 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    Lol.. been very productive with maintaining my websites... wrote a few reviews recently... heres one for the upcoming POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING... www.wtfcinema.com/review
    s/possession-of-michael-king ... Read more

  • Lol... My review of LEPRECHAUN 7: Origins

    8/30/2014 5:53:11 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    Here's a link to the review I Wrote for Leprechaun 7: Origins... www.wtfcinema.com/review
    s/leprechaun-origins ... Read more

  • Words of Wisdom - Goals

    8/30/2014 8:34:10 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    "Do your current goals truly serve your highest good? Are you pursuing paths in life that challenge you to grow and reach your potential? Have you been procrastinating or not pushing yourself hard enough? If so take some time to set some clear, concise (but reachable) positive goals for yourself and... Read more

  • Food log #1741

    8/29/2014 10:14:40 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (Greek yogurt, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes, pineapples), English muffin with cream cheese Snack: vanilla waffle Lunch: Salad, and greek yogurt Snack: grapes Dinner: Grilled chicken sandwich... Read more

  • Friday!

    8/29/2014 7:44:21 PM, by JAMES_IN_VT

    I'm feeling better than I was yesterday. And guess what: It's Friday!!! WoooHooo! I'm going to a concert tonight, that I've been looking forward to for a while. The band is called The Griswolds. wearethegriswolds.com/ I skipped the gym tonight, to make sure I have e... Read more

  • it's friday!

    8/29/2014 11:25:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter is getting some clothes for school today. my good friend wants to get her some clothes for school,too. so i said okay. i know that my daughter does not refuse clothes, no matter where they came from or who got them for her. she is a budding fashionista these ... Read more

  • Words of Wisdom - Positivity

    8/29/2014 7:31:48 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    "When you catch yourself saying "I can't" what you believe will manifest, but fortunately the opposite is also true, when you believe in yourself and are determined positive goals will manifest for you as well. Take your energy and consciously direct it towards positive thoughts and actions at this ... Read more

  • Food log #1740

    8/28/2014 9:53:19 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (Greek yogurt, frozen blueberries, frozen mangoes, pineapples), blueberry English muffin with cream cheese Snack: vanilla waffle, grapes Lunch: Mac and cheese Dinner: Jerk chicken, fried dumplings ... Read more

  • Daily Challenge: Move your alarm

    8/28/2014 8:39:58 PM, by CHARTHESTAR

    How to do it Move your alarm clock so it's across the room from your bed, or at least far enough away so that you have to get out of bed to turn it off. Be sure to test the volume to make sure you can easily hear it from bed! Why it matters Are you getting late starts in the morning be... Read more

  • Emotions can change in an instant

    8/28/2014 7:39:34 PM, by JAMES_IN_VT

    Okay, so I have clinical depression. I'm medicated, and am normally is very good spirits. Working out, and eating healthy helps me feel happy. Today was not such a good day for me. Strangely, this morning, I felt wonderful - it's amazing how fast things can turn around. Nothing spectacul... Read more

  • My A HA moment

    8/28/2014 1:20:32 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I've had many moments when I realize certain things, be it about life, love, eating better, getting rest, anything and everything. I had one the other day. You see, earlier this year, a friend lost her battle with CF. She was young, only in her 30's with 3 kids. Here is what I realized... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/28/2014 12:46:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day of errands and relaxation. my daughter is pretty much all set for school now. all of the birds say hi. i will be meeting up with my good friend later on today. have a terrific day,everyone and a fabulous weekend!... Read more