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  • Food log #1852

    12/18/2014 11:48:18 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Cheerios Snack: grapes Lunch: Mac and cheese Snack: mozzarella cheese and crackers Dinner: Grilled chicken with steamed broccoli... Read more

  • it's thursday

    12/18/2014 2:59:20 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm spending some time with my daughter today. tomorrow, i have to do some grocery and xmas shopping for my daughter. today was pajama day at school for my daughter. she likes when her school has that. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. so far, i have not yet heard anything back from that c... Read more

  • Chapter 10?

    12/18/2014 9:15:32 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I saw this image the other day. It really hit home. I keep thinking I'm on chapter 20 because I've made so many strides... I'm more realistically on Chapter 10. Right smack in the middle. This knocked me on my behind this mo... Read more

  • Food log #1851

    12/17/2014 10:32:00 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Green smoothie, egg sandwich with cheese Snack: peanuts Lunch: Vegetable lasagna Dinner: Grilled chicken with brown rice... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/17/2014 11:55:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a job interview yesterday afternoon. i think it went rather well. i will know by the end of the week whether or not i got the job. my daughter has movie day at school today and she doesn't have to dress up,either and she can bring a pillow,too. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hel... Read more

  • The Christmas season now begins... for me

    12/17/2014 10:14:52 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Well, today is my first Christmas celebration. Hubby's work party is tonight. It isn't a crazy good time but it is a lot of fun and a lot of friends and a lot of talking, and let's not forget, a lot of food. THe nice part about the dinner is that it is at a restaurant, we order what we like, ... Read more

  • There's an app for that

    12/17/2014 8:14:49 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    When I get back to basics, I start out with lots of energy and enthusiasm, which usually drops off after the first month. I'm full of good intentions, strong starts, but not so good on the follow through. This is changing. You see, when I started this journey on Sparkpeople, I fell into the s... Read more

  • Food log #1850

    12/16/2014 11:32:52 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Green smoothie and a banana Lunch: Cheese and turkey ham sandwich with pickles Dinner: Grilled chicken sandwich, small salad... Read more

  • What do I ...

    12/16/2014 4:24:48 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I have no idea what to blog about today... I did my strength training and plyo workout with Les Mills today, which was AMAZING. Tomorrow is the hubby's work Christmas party. I'm looking forward to it. I've already checked the menu, and I know what I am ordering. I'm excited for tasty ... Read more

  • ~ Day 15 & 16/30: 12/15 & 12/16/14 ~

    12/16/2014 8:01:02 AM, by JAZZID

    12/16/14: MEALS: IF: 18 hours L: Roasted chicken, Harticot Vert green beans / pomegranate white tea D: TBD NOTE: This will be an active rest week for me and I will begin P90 Sculpt B next Monday, 12/22/14 with my... Read more

  • Food log #1849

    12/15/2014 10:43:54 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Greek yogurt and Cheerios Lunch: Cheese and turkey ham sandwich with pickles Snack: Asian pear Dinner: Cheese and turkey ham sandwich ... Read more

  • Overdue update.

    12/15/2014 5:05:12 PM, by SPINSTER321

    I haven't written on here in a while. Honestly, I've been unmotivated to do so for a while. Along with work, exercise, and studying for my next highest professional license, I'm extremely annoyed that I can't get past the 10 lb. weight loss mark. So for me, there really hasn't been much of a point t... Read more

  • Pushing through

    12/15/2014 11:23:56 AM, by JENSTRESS

    It is funny. I got into that funk and the last time something like that happened to me was about when I hit the downward spiral that caused hugh gains (but only in pounds) and that made me reach my all time high. So what happened this time? Saturday morning I woke up. I debated whether... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/15/2014 9:31:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    I returned a call from a different company regarding a different job. I am researching the company this morning, so when I hear back from them, I will know quite a bit about the company. My daughter is feeling a lot better and she went to school today. I will step up my efforts to get more of my onl... Read more

  • ~ Is it Safe to Cook with Olive Oil? ~

    12/15/2014 12:48:49 AM, by JAZZID

    Is it Safe to Cook with Olive Oil? by Chris Kresser Olive oil is known for its health benefits, yet many Paleo experts say we shouldn't be cooking with it. Does olive oil stand up to the heat? This is a guest post written... Read more

  • Food log #1848

    12/14/2014 11:49:49 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: bagel with cream cheese, asian pear Lunch: Grilled chicken salad Snack: Asian pear with marble cheese Dinner: Baked ziti, small salad... Read more

  • Food log #1847

    12/14/2014 11:47:54 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Saturday, December 13, 2014 Breakfast: Egg sandwich Lunch: Indian food (matar paneer) Dinner: Pad see ew (Thai food) with white rice... Read more

  • Food log #1846

    12/14/2014 11:44:54 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Friday, December 12, 2014 Breakfast: Greek yogurt Lunch: Chicken parm Dinner: Chicken flautas, rice and peas, salad... Read more

  • ~ Day 14/30 Reset: 12/14/14 ~

    12/14/2014 7:09:45 PM, by JAZZID

    MEALS: IF: 14 hours Brunch: almond pancakes, eggs, bacon and pomegranate white tea D: Bacon wrap w/low carb tortilla, siracha mayo and large baby spinach salad. EXERCISE: REST ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    12/14/2014 12:57:32 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week has begun. my daughter is feeling a bit under the weather today. so she is taking it easy. it is her last week of school this week and she wants to be well rested so she can enjoy it. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,,hello! as for me, i am catching up on some of my online ... Read more

  • Yesterday's unintended by accident but ended great 14 mile in a day trek.

    12/14/2014 10:07:23 AM, by MSKIZ69

    The weather was coooold yesterday morning so after I dropped my son off at the boys/girls club I happily drove downtown to go to my favorite YMCA-but all the parking garages were full. Irritated but not defeated I drove back home and decided to rest for a bit before walking to it(a 2 and a half mile... Read more

  • ~ Day 13/30 Reset : 12/13/14 ~

    12/13/2014 1:54:45 PM, by JAZZID

    Meals: Higher carb day. IF: 14 hours L: Turkey patty melt on 1 slice rye bread w/slice cheddar cheese / home made oven fries, reduced sugar ketchup / pomegranate white tea D: Fried catfish, large spinach salad w/ran... Read more

  • it's saturday

    12/13/2014 9:55:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off in a while to spend some time with my daughter today. woo hoo! the weekend is here! hurray! i'm catching up on some computer work, then i am off to spend time with her. i heard from another place regarding a different job i applied to. i will get back to them today and let them know i am def... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/12/2014 11:25:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm taking it easy today. it was very challenging getting through the snow the other day. i haven't made any plans for the weekend yet. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! my daughter has only one more week left of school and she is off until just after new year's day. she is counti... Read more

  • It happened...

    12/12/2014 10:59:20 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Ugh. It happened. I'm in a funk. THis week just hasn't been my week. Usually my weeks go by at a fast or at least normal clip, but this week has DRAGGED. I swear I thought it should be Friday AT LEAST two days that weren't Friday this week. My hubs had to go out of town to help out frien... Read more

  • ~ Day 11 & 12/30: 12/12/12

    12/12/2014 7:36:06 AM, by JAZZID

    ... late posting this blog, but still on track! ************************** ~ 12/12/12 ~ MEALS: IF: 18 hours L: Tandoori chicken, Indian spinach palak paneer / pomegranate white tea D: TBD S: Greek yogu... Read more

  • Food log #1845

    12/11/2014 11:12:38 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Cheerios, yogurt Lunch: Cheese sandwich Dinner: Chicken flautas, rice and peas, salad ... Read more

  • Time crunch

    12/11/2014 11:08:13 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Oh my. So, my husband had to go out of town yesterday through today, which means all responsibilities fell to me. Not really an issue most of the time. We are a good team, but I do a lot of the little kid stuff. He does, however, make sure she gets up when I'm working out, and wakes up the teen ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    12/11/2014 10:05:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter did sing to me one of the songs her class sang at the concert. she updated me on the whole thing as well. i am working extra today on my online courses. it is really snowing here this morning. so i thought i may as well use the extra time to do some more course work. i want to be all cau... Read more

  • Food log #1844

    12/10/2014 11:59:57 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Cheerios Lunch: grilled chicken salad Dinner: Olive Garden pasta fagioli soup, lasagna ... Read more

  • Les Mills Combat 45 Kata

    12/10/2014 2:11:15 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Now, I've got it. Yes, I am hooked on this program. It is a great workout, (really works upper body for those interested - IF you go all out) Power Kata 45 was today's workout. THIS workout was the closest to "fighting" that I would think you would get. It is 45 minutes, and just like every... Read more

  • Moving in the right direction...

    12/10/2014 11:27:43 AM, by STODD251

    So I stepped on the scale this morning, again. (I probably weigh too often, but it helps me to stay accountable) This morning, the scale showed 185.2, so I broke the 186 barrier at least a tiny bit. That really motivates me to keep making good choices. We're hanging out with Brett's best friend and ... Read more

  • Ooops I did it again

    12/10/2014 8:05:43 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Falling off the wagon is such a strange phrase, or at least I think so. Needless to say, I was a stress eater last night, and I know it. The worst part is that I made the conscious decision to do it. Long story short, my bank account appears to have been hacked. It's never happy making to ha... Read more

  • ~ Day 10/30 Reset : 12/10/14 ~

    12/10/2014 8:01:03 AM, by JAZZID

    ... I have to be accountable and admit that yesterday "I REALLY" overdid it!!!!! ... I feel .... ugggggh... I love Italian food and yesterday at the meeting they had chicken Alfredo, spinach ravioli, chi... Read more

  • Food log #1843

    12/9/2014 10:55:56 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Bagel with cream cheese Lunch: hamburger. orange juice Dinner: Spaghetti and meat sauce, salad... Read more

  • Food log #1842

    12/9/2014 10:53:09 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Monday, December 08, 2014 Breakfast: Greek yogurt Lunch: Turkey and cheese sandwich on whole wheat bread Dinner: Mac and cheese with green peas... Read more

  • Les Mills HIIT Power

    12/9/2014 3:24:52 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I do enjoy this program. I wasn't sure that I would like it after Insanity, but it is just intense enough. HIIT Power is the weight workout. There is a lot going on and then I did 10-15 minutes of weight training after it. It is such a great workout, but different than much of what I have do... Read more

  • Reflections on why I might be stuck...

    12/9/2014 10:57:14 AM, by STODD251

    As I posted before, I've been stuck weighing about 186 for probably a month (or possibly longer) I am not willing to just accept that, so I've been reflecting on possible reasons. 1) Looking at last time I lost weight, I am working out less than I was at that point. Back then, I worked out 3-5... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/9/2014 10:09:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mild day here today. at my daughter's school today, there will be a christmas concert for just an hour. i am usually there. today, due to my courses,i am not able to make it. i told her to tell me all about it later. all of the birds say hi! i will continue to work on my online courses and look fo... Read more

  • ~ Day 9/30 Reset : 12/9/14 ~

    12/9/2014 7:53:45 AM, by JAZZID

    Meals: IF: 15 hours B: NONE L: Lunch meeting... higher carb day: chicken/pasta/salad D: Fried cabbage & Italian Sausage S: **************** Exercise: AM Walk to work ... Read more

  • Gaining... ME!

    12/8/2014 1:30:53 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I know how much more there is to this than just weight loss. There is health and fitness and so much than just weight loss. In fact, if I had to classify the weight loss, I would call it a side effect! It is a side effect from getting healthy, inside, and out! Yesterday, I went to an essenti... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/8/2014 11:39:06 AM, by MOMMY445

    I'm off to a good start this morning. I got quite a bit done on my online courses and I let the teacher know what parts of the lessons I am not able to access or complete. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Stuck

    12/8/2014 9:05:53 AM, by STODD251

    I feel like I've plateaued. Every time I've stepped on the scale for the past month or so, it has read basically the same plus or minus a few tenths of a pound. 186-ish. I'm sick of 186. I want to see 170s, 160s, even 150s... I've been eating healthy and low-calorie. I've been exercising. I can't fi... Read more

  • ~ Day 8/30 Reset : 12/8/14 ~

    12/8/2014 8:16:18 AM, by JAZZID

    Meals: IF: 13 hours B: NONE L: Tandoori chicken / spinach palek paneer w/riced cauliflower & pomegranate white tea D: Fried cabbage & Italian Sausage S: Dark Chocolate/pecans **************** Exercis... Read more

  • Food log #1841

    12/7/2014 11:00:21 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: whole wheat toast with cream cheese, peppermint tea Lunch: Chicken flautas Dinner: Hamburger ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    12/7/2014 1:46:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is so much better! she was so ready to go outside to play this morning. all of the birds say hello,hello! i am taking it somewhat easy today. i will definitely be active throughout my day. i have a full week ahead of me. i have been counting down the days when my good friend will be comi... Read more

  • Moderation and understanding

    12/7/2014 8:54:37 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I'm actually making progress every day. It is kind of amazing, I'm so excited. Here's my yesterday celebration. First, I squeezed my workout in in the morning. Combat 60 is quite likely one of my favorite workouts if all time. I enjoyed some of the insanity workouts, but no 60 minute workout h... Read more

  • Food log #1840

    12/6/2014 11:08:20 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Egg and cheese sandwich Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwich, rice and peas Dinner: Chicken flautas, 1/2 a chicken tamale, salad... Read more

  • ~ DAY 6/30 & 7/30: 12/ 6 & 7/2014 ~

    12/6/2014 10:00:25 PM, by JAZZID

    Meals: IF: 13 hours B: almond blueberry pancakes / 3 pieces bacon / pomegranate white tea L: NONE D: TBD **************** Exercise: AM cardio: Cathes MMA Boxing Round 1 w/conditioning dri... Read more

  • it's saturday

    12/6/2014 9:37:33 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and enjoy! my daughter and i will be heading to the local library later. there will be refreshments, other activities there today and my daughter wants to go. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Food log #1839

    12/5/2014 11:28:43 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Green smoothie, egg and cheese sandwich Snack: grapes, apple cider Lunch: Tomato soup with crackers Dinner: Chicken with mozzarella and tomato, nutella cake... Read more

  • Food log #1838

    12/5/2014 11:26:40 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Thursday, December 04, 2014 Breakfast: Green smoothie Lunch: Cheese sandwich Snack: pineapple and a Polly-O mozzarella stick Dinner: Jerk chicken with rice and peas... Read more

  • ~ Chris Kresser discusses paleo diet vs. a paleo template ~

    12/5/2014 2:02:20 PM, by JAZZID

    As you guys know I am doing a reset from month to month until I reach my weight loss goal. I wanted to let you know what I am basing my reset on. The following is an article by Chris Kresser, I am following his "Personal Paleo Code"... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/5/2014 10:37:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am starting to look for other jobs, as i have heard nothing back from the place i went for an in person interview. i want to have something else lined up for the new year, just in case i do not hear anything at all back from the place i went to the last week of november. my daughter has an ear inf... Read more

  • Les Mills day 5 HIIT Plyo

    12/5/2014 10:03:08 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Ahhh. Now this.... This I liked SO much. It was the most like Insanity. I can get used to that. It wasn't AS intense as Insanity, which is fine, it isn't the same program. BUT, some of it, WOW. My legs at one point were like, "STOP DOING THIS NOW!" But I made it, and I liked it. I tracked it... Read more

  • ~ Day 5/30: PP Reset: 12/5/14 ~

    12/5/2014 7:36:59 AM, by JAZZID

    Meals planned for today: B: none / IF: 12 hours S: Apple clafouti L: 2 bacon and baby spinach wraps w/low carb tortilla D: Tuna croquettes (... like salmon but subbed with tuna) & big baby spinach salad/paleo ran... Read more

  • Les Mills Day 4 and la la la

    12/4/2014 3:22:06 PM, by JENSTRESS

    How is it already December 4? I can't believe that Christmas is getting so close! We are going to be taking photos in a week and a half! Wahoo! (i can't believe I just got excited for pictures. Of me. Whoa) Things are really changing. Today was Les Mills Combat 60. It was a 60 min... Read more

  • it's thursday

    12/4/2014 9:51:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am off to a great start! my daughter is starting to feel better today. there has been different things going around in her school that other children have had, such as the flu or colds. she will be alright. all of the birds say hi. i am getting caught up on one of my online courses and ahead more ... Read more

  • Are you worth fighting for?

    12/4/2014 8:04:06 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    It's a simple question, but the answer is quite elusive to so many of us. I'm a mom, and there isn't anything I wouldn't do to protect my kids. So why don't I feel the same way about myself? "Mom's are supposed to sacrifice for their kids." To a certain extent, I can agree with that statemen... Read more

  • ~ Day 4/30: PP Reset: 12/4/14 ~

    12/4/2014 8:00:28 AM, by JAZZID

    ... I've been accused of this, I know of worse things that I could be... Love it!!! Meals planned for today: B: none / IF: 16 hours S: Walnuts????? L: Roasted chicken / large baby spinach salad with raw walnuts ... Read more

  • Food log #1837

    12/3/2014 11:45:13 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Green smoothie, whole wheat toast with mozzarella cheese Snack: grapes Lunch: Mac and cheese Dinner: Grilled chicken with steamed broccoli... Read more

  • How do you punch when ... OW! Les Mills 3

    12/3/2014 4:02:04 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Today was AWESOME. It took me a little bit to warm up, with the sore muscles. It was frustrating because I couldn't quite go all out. Seriously, I was SO SO sore. It hurt to lift my arms up! After getting some movement in though, it was easy to get back there. I only hope that I can get throug... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/3/2014 1:34:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    a relaxing day for me today. i am making great progress in both of my online courses. the teacher will set me up with the next topic in one of them this week. my daughter is home from school today. said she felt chilly and very tired. so when she came home for lunch, i decided to keep her home for t... Read more

  • December 3rd

    12/3/2014 11:00:44 AM, by WILLIAMSH

    Woke up feeling great today! Beautiful sunny day here in Northern Wisconsin. Goal for today. Clean the kitchen and keep it clean (clean up every night before bed) I am so much better at preparing home cooked meals and eating healthy when my kitchen is clean and neat.... Read more

  • ~ Day 1: PP Reset : 12/3/14 ~

    12/3/2014 7:55:26 AM, by JAZZID

    Meals planned for today: B: none / IF: 16 hours S: Greek Yogurt and French Vanilla protein powder L: Roasted chicken / Harticot Vert French green beans with small amount of roasted country potatoes / pomegranate ... Read more

  • Food log #1836

    12/2/2014 9:58:55 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Green smoothie, whole wheat toast Snack: marble cheese and water crackers Lunch: Grilled chicken sandwich Dinner: Steak fajitas, some flan ... Read more

  • Les Mills' Combat, Day 2 HIIT Power

    12/2/2014 10:08:01 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Oh my upper back and shoulders. Hello! I knew I had muscles in there... but I hadn't heard from them in a while. UM, I'm a little achy. Day one was a lot of punching and fun. It was awesome to feel the soreness coming, and to know that I must have worked hard to feel like that! Day two. O... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/2/2014 9:35:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to run errands and to keep warm. so far, december is off to a good start for me. my daughter is enjoying the weather. all of the birds say hi. i have started to decorate at my good friend's place. my daughter has already helped to decorate at my parents' place. there is one radio station here ... Read more

  • ~ Day 2/30: PP Reset: 12/2/14 ~

    12/2/2014 7:23:36 AM, by JAZZID

    Meals planned for today: B: none / IF: 16 hours S: Greek Yogurt and French Vanilla protein powder L: Roasted chicken / Harticot Vert French green beans with small amount of roasted country potatoes / pomegra... Read more

  • Food log #1835

    12/1/2014 11:30:50 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Green smoothie, Polly-O string cheese Lunch: Grilled chicken sandwich Dinner: Grilled chicken salad, apple cider ... Read more

  • December 1st

    12/1/2014 5:04:43 PM, by WILLIAMSH

    today I am recommitting to my goals. I am a health & wellness specialist, I need to look & act like it! Geez, if I can't get my act together how do I expect others to who are much busier, much more stressed out and don't have the knowledge and resources that I do. So far I have been on track with m... Read more

  • Les Mills' Combat Day 1

    12/1/2014 10:23:22 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Interesting. I really did enjoy learning the basics yesterday, and doing my first workout today. During the workout, I didn't think I was working that hard, but I was sweating pretty good when it was over! Not bad for 30 minutes. However, I didn't feel like I did after Insanity (that is OKAY... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/1/2014 10:15:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has begun! before i know it, christmas will be here. my daughter is already counting the days until christmas is here. all the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. time to mix up my exercise routines. i like to do that at the start of a new month. my good friend will be back just b... Read more

  • Introspection, Life and much more

    12/1/2014 10:14:46 AM, by JENSTRESS

    December 1. It stirs up so many memories for me. So many years ago, a friend of mine was murdered. He was in New Orleans (he was from there) and he was a teacher. He worked part time to pay off student loans. At a pizza kitchen. Louisiana Pizza Kitchen. He had such a spirit, and his... Read more

  • ~ Day 1/30: PP Reset : 12/1/14 ~

    12/1/2014 7:47:04 AM, by JAZZID

    I'm starting over and today is of my Chris Kresser Personal Paleo 30 day reset. Meals planned for today: B: none / IF: 13 hours L: Roasted chicken / Harticot Vert French green beans with small... Read more

  • The smell of weakness....or strength?

    12/1/2014 2:43:34 AM, by LIZINPINK

    I've been on my journey of health and fitness for about a month now. It's had its ups and downs but mostly ups. I meal prep every Thursday (my Sunday) and make sure i have enough clean workout clothes to last me through the work week. To ensure my success i do everything i can to eliminate any ex... Read more

  • Food log #1834

    11/30/2014 11:49:41 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Green smoothie, egg and cheese sandwich Lunch: Fish sticks and steamed veggies Dinner: Leftover turkey and veggies... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/30/2014 11:50:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i had a great time yesterday! she is already making plans for the next year's event. she had a blast! i love to see her so happy,excited! i had fun,too! all of the birds are doing well and say hi. my daughter has some homework to do and so do i. she is feeling so much better! i am w... Read more

  • Age is nothing but a number-not letting it hold me back this year.

    11/30/2014 10:45:56 AM, by MSKIZ69

    Back in 2010 when I joined Spark at the back of my mind was that I was getting older, there was only so much I could do. I wasn't a spring chicken by any means, but I would do the best that I could to become more fit. Walking(not jogging or running) on the treadmill was just fine with me. I had just... Read more

  • ~ Update : 11/30/14 ~

    11/30/2014 2:09:14 AM, by JAZZID

    ... hi guys, it's been awhile, but I wanted to update you. I did only one P90 workout last week, and although I walked everyday I am still behind on my strength training and P90 cardio. Monday I will resume my regular training sch... Read more

  • Food log #1833

    11/29/2014 9:06:49 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Multigrain Cheerios, Greek yogurt Snack: marble cheese and crackers Lunch: Quesadilla Snack: grapes Dinner: Turkey, steamed broccoli, mashed potatoes, a little nit of gravy... Read more

  • Food log #1832

    11/28/2014 11:48:33 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Multigrain Cheerios Snack: pineapple Lunch: Grilled chicken salad Dinner: Turkey sandwich, steamed broccoli... Read more

  • I did it!!!! Part dos

    11/28/2014 9:35:42 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I was so busy celebrating yesterday's victories, that today was crazy. SO, this morning, my plan was to get some stuff done, workout, and maybe the hubs and I would see a movie or take the little one to a movie, after her nap. THIS was the plan. It did not go as such. So, right a... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/28/2014 3:55:01 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax. i feel i did well in the interview. i will know next week whether or not i got the job. it wouldn't start for quite a while. all of the birds say hi. my daughter is feeling a lot better today. have a great day,everyone and a terrific weekend!... Read more

  • I did it!!!!

    11/28/2014 10:23:11 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I've been through a lot of holidays. I don't think I've ever felt success like I did yesterday. I did get a workout in before the day began which was great! First, I forgot my go to snack. We were leaving and I totally forgot my granola bar. It is healthy and awesome for me to eat if I'... Read more

  • Food log #1831 Happy Thanksgiving!

    11/27/2014 11:50:32 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Green smoothie, Cheerios Snack: cherries Lunch: Cheese sandwich Dinner: Turkey, mac and cheese, carrot, broccoli, celerey sticks, rice and peas, lemonade Dessert: Chocolate mousse cake... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/27/2014 10:38:05 AM, by MOMMY445

    i will be going over the rest of the information i noted about the company i had a phone interview with last week. they want me to come in tomorrow morning to do some computer testing and for an in person interview. i will spend some time today reviewing what i have and on reading more about the co... Read more

  • Food log #1830

    11/26/2014 8:05:31 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Green smoothie Snack: fruit salad Lunch: Cheese sandwich Dinner: Chicken sandwich with french fries, orange juice... Read more

  • Here comes the weekend!

    11/26/2014 3:47:12 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I love long weekends. I'm looking forward to getting some rest and seeing some family. Having my Christmas decorations done means I actually get to enjoy the entire weekend. I think I'm going to see a movie with my husband and my kid. Probably two! FUN! You know what I do when ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/26/2014 11:11:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have some errands to run. my daughter is back at school and she feels much better. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i will be working on my online courses today, as i want to get more caught up and be a bit ahead. here, it is cool and not too windy. yesterday, when i went to look after my good fr... Read more

  • Food log #1829

    11/25/2014 9:38:48 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Oatmeal with almonds Lunch: Grilled salmon with potatoes Snack: cashew nuts Dinner: Chicken flautas... Read more

  • Food log #1828

    11/25/2014 9:37:31 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Monday, November 24, 2014 Breakfast: Green smoothie Snack: Polly-O mozzarella stick Lunch: Grilled shrimp Dinner: Jerk chicken with rice and peas... Read more

  • Hindsight - and time

    11/25/2014 3:37:58 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Time is supposed to fly when you are having fun. I've really been having fun with my challenges and journeys so far. I love each mountain I've climbed so far, and even the annoying valleys I've hit. Though this "journey" isn't the easiest thing I've done, I've had lots of fun doing it and... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/25/2014 10:22:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    not as windy here today. my daughter has come down with a slight cold. she was off school yesterday and she wants to go back this afternoon. she is resting lots so we can go out this saturday. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. i am busy working on both of my online courses today and i will... Read more

  • 11-25-14 (One month till Christmas)

    11/25/2014 10:04:24 AM, by WILLIAMSH

    Wow. Where does the time go? 2013/2014 is one of my best years yet. Last December we bought our dream house on 20 acres (can't believe its been almost a year). In July I got a new position as a Health and Wellness Specialist at Ministry Health Care in Rhinelander. I love my job! Its my dream ... Read more

  • Torn

    11/24/2014 12:59:51 PM, by STODD251

    If you've been keeping up with my status updates, you heard about me stepping on a christmas tree ornament yesterday... Great idea, I know... It actually damaged me more than the ornament, but I still didn't put that ornament on the tree. Anyway, I have been walking every day to make sure that I get... Read more

  • Doing it RIGHT

    11/24/2014 11:06:19 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Yesterday was such a busy day! We went to two stores and knocked out a good portion of our Christmas shopping. I got my new pants ( ) and we got things situated pretty well. It was awesome to get things done. We got home and had some lunch and then my little munchkin and I dec... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/24/2014 9:42:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    a very windy and mild day here today. my daughter's sooo excited about the kids/family event that is happening this coming saturday. now she has me excited about it. it's in a different city than where we now live, so we will be taking a train to get there. she likes travelling by train. when i am i... Read more

  • Food log #1827

    11/23/2014 10:21:20 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Green smoothie, whole wheat toast Lunch: Grilled salmon with string beans Snack: peppermint tea and carrot cake Dinner: Lobster, potatoes, and string beans... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/23/2014 2:27:58 PM, by MOMMY445

    today is my dad's birthday! happy birthday,dad! my uncle is treating him and my mom, along with my daughter, to lunch today. i will be hearing this week whether or not i go for an interview for the same company that called me on friday afternoon. i will continue to work in both of my online courses ... Read more