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  • a bright and sunny day

    10/28/2016 10:08:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy. tomorrow, i wiil be meeting up with my sister and her husband, we are going to be celebrating their anniversary, my parents anniversary and my parents birthdays, all rolled into one. next month, my parents will be married for 50 years. it does not seem like that long... Read more

  • a bright and sunny day

    10/28/2016 10:08:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy. tomorrow, i wiil be meeting up with my sister and her husband, we are going to be celebrating their anniversary, my parents anniversary and my parents birthdays, all rolled into one. next month, my parents will be married for 50 years. it does not seem like that long... Read more

  • I think I'm experiencing a whoosh

    10/27/2016 8:53:33 PM, by SSMITH762

    So I had a but of stall for awhile, so I upped my calories and now I've lost 7 pounds over the past 3 weeks. Woot! I'll take it. Like whenever you low carb, I lost a lot those first 2 months, then it normalized and has been slower since then. I'm doing this for my health, not only my weight, so I ... Read more

  • Samhain is coming...

    10/27/2016 8:38:16 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    And trying to convince your extremely religious father to allow a firepit in the backyard is surprisingly difficult.. i got in trouble for having this In their home (a cabin).. so I said if they don't want fire in their house.. get me a firepit for the backyard.. suddenly having fire in their ... Read more

  • Bittersweet

    10/27/2016 6:07:11 PM, by STODD251

    I just got a call from one of my little sisters. She told me she's pregnant again. Her firstborn was born less than a year ago. As much as I'm happy for her, I am frustrated. My husband said we can start trying in December, but I know he's not excited about it. He doesn't even want to talk about it.... Read more

  • Keeping fit

    10/27/2016 4:29:25 PM, by MLIEN913

    I've been working hard to keep fit. Honestly, it doesn't feel like I'm doing enough right now since I can do anything that involves standing or my foot in any way. As much as I try to be positive about this situation I have to admit it is getting me down. Bands don't stress my muscles like weights ... Read more

  • a mixed weather day

    10/27/2016 8:19:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    in some areas here, it is actually snowing. in others, it is raining. my daughter and other students from her school are heading to the zoo today. woo hoo! she is all set and ready to go. this is not her first time going to the zoo. she went once before with a different class and once before with me... Read more

  • Rest day

    10/26/2016 11:18:04 PM, by MLIEN913

    I had planned to be a monster with weight lifting today but it didn't happen. I still got some work done my doing knee raises while seated and twists in my chair. Now, if I could find a suitable way to track that I'd be really happy.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/26/2016 9:19:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a take it easy day for me. i do not have any job interviews now until tomorrow. i am still applying for other jobs in the meantime. one of them will be the one for me. i did not get the one the other day and that is okay with me. it would have been a great chance for me to learn something new ... Read more

  • Sewing for this weekend

    10/25/2016 8:12:18 PM, by SSMITH762

    It's been years since I've sewn anything, but y'all inspire me. I've also lost 60 pounds so I can fit into non plus size patterns. I now make size 18-20 in sewing patterns. So I spent this afternoon sewing up retro butterick 5152. It's such a pretty pattern. I need to hem the belt, sleeves, and h... Read more

  • Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle

    10/25/2016 6:51:40 PM, by MLIEN913

    I love to dance. Even though I can't use my foot much I can dance while seated.... Read more

  • a sunny day

    10/25/2016 10:25:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have just one job interview this afternoon. i did some research on the company and i feel really prepared and ready for it. i will be active throughout the day. i make sure to have some down time in there every day. it is definitely a lot cooler out today. so i got out my in between coat, the one ... Read more

  • a busy day

    10/24/2016 4:04:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i ended up rescheduling the first interview and the company was gracious enough to agree to the rescheduling. i had a second interview today. if they like what they heard, a second interview will be granted and then more information will be discussed, such as salary amounts and other details. i have... Read more

  • Trying something new

    10/24/2016 10:38:27 AM, by MLIEN913

    Since I overdid the walking yesterday I have to find alternate workouts. Bands never feel like they are doing the work for me but I'll try the tightest bands I have; XX heavy and XXX heavy. I'll also try to find some body weight workouts that don't require feet to be involved. πŸ˜ƒ... Read more

  • More than a Number, but not Fat and Happy

    10/24/2016 12:09:01 AM, by STODD251

    I recently wrote a blog post describing my life right now, as an obese woman, including all sorts of details about the generally healthy lifestyle that I currently lead, and all the things that make me feel good about myself that have nothing to do with my weight. In the words of some sparkfriends, ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/23/2016 4:02:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day yesterday! my daughter and i really enjoyed the movie yesterday morning. in the afternoon, i met up with a good friend of mine who i had not seen for a while. today is a relaxing day for me. another busy week ahead. tomorrow, i have two job interviews and potential for at least two... Read more

  • Walking and walking

    10/23/2016 3:23:06 PM, by MLIEN913

    I overdid the walking today. My toe, my knee and my back are aching. Still, it's nice to know I can do it. Hoping to get more a time this week. I really have to lose some pounds these next 2 weeks. My physical is on Nov 3rd and I want to make it a good one. Eating will be strictly monitored and wei... Read more

  • I am back

    10/23/2016 10:42:09 AM, by HHARTNELL7

    I came back to sparkpeople! MY first goal is 5 lbs loss by end of November! I am going to eat healthier more protein fiber and low fat. Move more! i am going to zumba today!... Read more

  • Making breakfast and lunch to take to work next week.

    10/23/2016 10:02:51 AM, by SSMITH762

    Yesterday, i marinaded some chicken in yogurt, curry powder, garlic, salt, lemon juice, cayenne, paprika, cumin, and a few other spices. Only gave it an hour and a half. Then grilled them.up on the george foreman. I made breasts and thighs. The thighs are going to work and the breasts were for di... Read more

  • am I healthy

    10/23/2016 5:07:58 AM, by PMT530

    How do I know my efforts are successful besides the numbers on the scale or the size of my clothes? It is a feeling hard to explain, I sleep better and wake refreshed, I want to eat healthy foods and I want to be active. I feel content and happy with myself and therefore with the world around me, ... Read more

  • Vet day for 1 cat

    10/22/2016 9:52:50 PM, by MLIEN913

    I may have over stressed my foot today. The 1st of 4 pets had a vet appointment today. My youngest cat is perfectly, or purr-fectly, healthy. She 7 yrs old but very much like a kitten still. I did quite a lot of walking today. It was a wet day too which added to my foot pain. I'm relaxing now with ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/22/2016 7:53:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    there are some free movies playing at the movie theatres here today. it's called community day. i'll go there first with my daughter, then i will meet up with my friend for lunch. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. we will decide what to see when we get there. have a great day and a terrific weekend,... Read more

  • Getting stronger

    10/21/2016 7:34:05 PM, by MLIEN913

    I realised today that my lack of walking ingredients really forcing my to do more strength training. I like lifting weights more than using bands though. While working it's easier to use the bands instead of the free weights. I would love to get back to lifting heavy weights like I used to. When ... Read more

  • Pros and cons to my camelbak chute water bottle

    10/21/2016 11:25:34 AM, by SSMITH762

    Pros: Hold 32 oz of water Feels sturdy with good plastic and feeks soft on the handle. I like the olive green color. Handle makes it easy to carry places. Cheap, it was $10 Good sized mouth makes it easy to get in and clean it. Cons It's too wide!!!!! Doesn't fit in any cup holders in my car. Ive... Read more

  • it is friday

    10/21/2016 11:09:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to reflect and relax for me today. my daughter says hi. i have a chance at a few jobs today. my asthma and allergies are flaring up a bit just now, so i will see if i can make it to at least one job interview today. if not, i will reschedule for as soon as possible. the weather seems to be hav... Read more

  • Thumpity Thumpity

    10/20/2016 4:13:49 PM, by MLIEN913

    That how I feel wearing this boot. I feel like a clysdale without the finesse. At least I was able to walk a little more today. I was even able to do 5 minutes on the stairs. The downside is that I can't get my foot into the stirrup on the exercise bike. After work I may take it off so I can ride a ... Read more

  • a mostly rainy day

    10/20/2016 10:12:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is supposed to rain on and off all day here today. it is even calling for some rain to start the day tomorrow. although it is not too warm outside over the next few days. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i have just started one of the free online university courses i found t... Read more

  • Life

    10/20/2016 6:29:21 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    September 27th, my life changed forever. One of my closest friends died. She had been sick but her death was unexpected. She was just a few months older than me. She has 3 young kids. My heart literally broke in a thousand pieces. I binged ate, didn't get off the couch, and really didn't care about ... Read more

  • Is this October or July?

    10/19/2016 4:42:26 PM, by MLIEN913

    This week has been unbelievably warm. I don't mind too much though; especially since I'm hobbled. If it weren't for it getting dark early I could pretend summer isn't over. I'd like to get to the farmers market this weekend. I have only been once this year. It's the best for really fresh fruit and ... Read more

  • Dreaded day 3

    10/19/2016 2:39:47 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    Actually Day 1 is pretty bad....but only as I've done it so many times. I remember I once started Spark I was obsessed, driven and totally ambitious. I lost ten pounds a year (which is a lot for the turtle turtle) Then something happened. Whether it's because I got back together with the h... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/19/2016 1:22:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny, not too warm a day here today. i have not yet heard back from the place i went for an interview the other day. i will keep on trying until i get the job i want. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. in the meantime, i am keeping my spirits up and a positive attitu... Read more

  • Day 3 of seated wirkouts

    10/18/2016 5:42:14 PM, by MLIEN913

    Bored to tears by not being able to move around. Seated workouts and bands are OK but I prefer to move more. I've done some free weights today and stationary bike to break the monotony. I love being on the bike but it hurts my foot so I can only squeeze 5 minutes of that. I tried walking the dog t... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/18/2016 8:13:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview today, for a full time job. i will try my best. if i get the job, great. if not, that is okay with me. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • ...sick...

    10/17/2016 7:06:32 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    Dont know how I managed to get sick when I hardly ever leave the house.. except to play ingress.. once a day so I don't lose my ongoing 275 day streak.. but thats just me.. in my car... driving a mile down the road.. pushing hack.. and going home.. but I feel like... I was forced to have a 24 hour M... Read more

  • Grumpy workout

    10/17/2016 5:54:19 PM, by MLIEN913

    Since I've banged up my toe I'm forced to do seated workouts. I don't feel like I'm getting a good workout this way. Maybe as time passes I'll feel better about it.... Read more

  • Arrrggggghhhh so much sewing in the planning stages

    10/17/2016 10:11:31 AM, by SSMITH762

    Here in Texas, I reckon we wait for stuff to cool down to plan activities, which means my October through December months are crazy busy. October On the 29th is the church Halloween party, then the 30th I was to dress up in a complete 40s outfit for the WWII commemorative Air show. Then the 31st ... Read more

  • a mild fall day

    10/17/2016 8:42:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. it will be a full week for me this week. today, i have a follow up doctor's appointment in the afternoon. i am doing some much needed online course work this morning for a while. i will be getting in plenty of exercise throughout the day,today. i bought me and my daughter some ... Read more

  • Commemorative Air Show

    10/16/2016 11:31:49 PM, by SSMITH762

    Sometimes Facebook targeted ads work :). I was browsing my feed earlier and up popped an ad for the WWII commemorative Air show in a couple of weeks. I've always wanted to go to one, but up to now, it hasn't happened. My grandpa says he'd love to join me too. While he didn't serve in WWII, he ser... Read more

  • Busted toe

    10/16/2016 9:22:58 PM, by MLIEN913

    After a great day out yesterday I busted my toe today. I spent 4 hrs in the ER just to prove it's not actually broken but seriously bruised. To say it hurts is an understatement. Now I have to change up my workout plans. I had hoped to kick up my cardio to drop weight a little faster. Well, if I c... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/16/2016 8:22:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has started. let's see what the week brings for me this week. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is raining here on and off for most of the day. that is okay with me and my daughter. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Steampunk Unlimited day

    10/15/2016 11:13:59 PM, by MLIEN913

    I had such a great time today at Steampunk Unlimited. Hubby and I rode first class on 1 trip, coach on another and the open-air car on a 3rd trip. I really wanted to ride the narrow gauge line but we didn't get the chance. I had so many pictures taken of me today. Everyone complimented my outfit. T... Read more

  • Why eating a good breakfast will help you with weight lost

    10/15/2016 10:58:39 PM, by BOBP56

    I found this article on why eating a good breakfast will help you with your weight lost. So many of us today in our busy lives we can't always plan for a healthy breakfast. Maybe a quick bagel and specialize coffee's you say might work, or a stop at a fast food joint. Do you think you can maintain ... Read more

  • It's a beautiful day for pumpkinfest

    10/15/2016 4:18:56 PM, by SSMITH762

    It's 80 degrees and a sunny day, plus there's a breeze so it doesn't get too hot. I volunteered to bring my nephewto pumpkinfest so he could volunteer with boy scouts. Since his leader and none of the other boys showed up, but they had enough adults from other groups, I was told I wasnt supposed ... Read more

  • a windy day

    10/14/2016 12:34:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and not do too much for me today. i had to picxk up some clothes i had put in to the cleaners a few days ago, this morning. that was an enjoyable walk. my daughter will be taking part in a singing/guitar club at her school. she expressed an interest at school, the school sent home the... Read more

  • One more day til Steampunk Unlimited

    10/14/2016 11:43:38 AM, by MLIEN913

    I feel like a kid with my excitement over riding steam trains tomorrow. Actually, that could be it. I recall taking the train to see my grandparents when I was a kid. Those were probably diesel engines but they made me think of the steam trains from the movies. It's not just riding on trains thoug... Read more

  • I can't believe it's been 6 months!!!πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜€β˜ΊπŸ“π

    10/14/2016 7:29:18 AM, by SSMITH762

    I can't believe I've been a part of sparkpeople for 6 months. I began focusing on losing weight after I saw some really unflattering photos from a renaissance festival. Like really unflattering. I knew I'd been gaining a lot of weight, but I didn't realize just how much weight I was gaining. My c... Read more

  • Really need to buckle down

    10/13/2016 1:54:22 PM, by MLIEN913

    I weighed in today and I have to say I'm disappointed in myself. I've gained 1 lb and that's after school a day of fasting. Sheesh!... Read more

  • Contemplating how easy it is to bring lunch to work

    10/13/2016 12:46:42 PM, by SSMITH762

    So I'm sitting in the lunchroom here at work and watching people run-out to the nearby fast-food joints and all I can think is that I used to be one of those people. I've been surprised by how easy it is to just brown bag it. I make enough during the weekend and divide it into cheap plastic conta... Read more

  • a beautiful fall day

    10/13/2016 11:49:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi! i am catching up on my online course homework today. on the weekend, i am taking it easy. i may help a good friend or two out. i will see how i feel and what i get done today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is a beautiful fall day here. plenty of sunshine and a lovely bree... Read more

  • Ending my fast

    10/12/2016 9:01:18 PM, by MLIEN913

    Yom Kippur is such an emotional day for me. All the prayers and readings are draining and uplifting all at the same time. The worst part of the day is the fasting. Anticipating the fast makes me nervous. This year the full fast was easy until the last 40 minutes. By that point I became nauseated a... Read more

  • Some information on Fit bit type devices

    10/12/2016 3:56:03 PM, by BOBP56

    Everybody are buying these devices to help them lose weight. They are meant to keep track of your fitness, but you can't rely on them to lose weight. Check out this article I found.
    g-diet/ ... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    10/12/2016 1:25:00 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to all! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i find out this week if i got any of the jobs i went for interviews on last week. i will also find out if i get one that i did a phone interview for today. all of this hard work will pay off, i know it will. my other online course has sta... Read more

  • Wow... Angry Christian tells me I'm going to Hell... umm.. as usual.

    10/11/2016 11:12:41 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    So I guess I should have seen this coming... I was picking up beer today... and I live in the middle of nowhere.. the only store nearby is a gas station.. so I go in... exhausted from my workout.. when this lady and her kids come in and start looking around like they smell smoke and think the buildi... Read more

  • Just a quick hello

    10/11/2016 6:31:03 PM, by MLIEN913

    It's now sunset so I'll log off until tomorrow. For all who fast for Yom Kippur, may your fast be easy. Blessings to everyone.... Read more

  • 278 days

    10/11/2016 3:27:14 PM, by KKRAVIG1975

    278 days until I'm 42. 278 days to lose 96 lbs. 521 I feel like i am back in the swing of things with SP tracking my food. But I gotta get moving again. Time to dust off the elliptical.... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    10/11/2016 11:23:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is sunny and not too warm here today. my daughter says hi. i have some errands to run and then i have left the rest of my day open. i do have some computer work to do for the online courses i am in. other than that, i do not have any particular plans for the day. i missed out on two job opportuni... Read more

  • Chilly morning

    10/10/2016 10:54:33 PM, by MLIEN913

    It was quite chilly this morning while out walking the dog. The funniest part was watching the dog facing a chilly morning. She's a rescue from Texas so this is her first chilly day. Poor thing wanted to return home faster than ever before. I love this weather. The chill in the air makes it easy to... Read more

  • happy thanksgiving!

    10/10/2016 3:32:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    to all who celebrate it, happy thanksgiving! hope that everyone has an incredible day! my daughter says hi to all. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Outback for lunch today

    10/10/2016 3:06:40 PM, by SSMITH762

    I was craving steak and since I had today off work, I decided to reward outback for their commercials and stop by. It was delicious. I had the side salad with no croutons and ranch dressing, the 6 oz steak, and broccoli. All really delicious and as you see from the pic above, i only are half, but i... Read more

  • A Portrait of Obesity

    10/10/2016 12:26:08 PM, by STODD251

    This morning, on a whim, I decided to look at my BMI. I am a 5'7" woman who now weighs 210 pounds.(That makes me obese) I have super pale skin, light blue eyes, golden blonde hair and very light freckles on my arms. If you looked at a typical day in my life, it would look something like this... I wa... Read more

  • Movie Sunday

    10/9/2016 5:11:49 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today was a typical Autumn day. The air is brisk yet comfortable. It was raining this morning so hubby and I went to see Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children. It was a really good movie. I was a little disappointed because I read the books and wanted more but the film was great as a stand-alo... Read more

  • Saturday at the Harvest Festival

    10/8/2016 8:31:38 PM, by MLIEN913

    I really wish I had taken pictures. This morning was gorgeous. We went to the local Harvest Festival and took the dog with us. She's getting so much better at being in crowds. There were a couple of jumping episodes but she was quickly put back on track. We even ran into some other dog parents we kn... Read more

  • Souper salad for lunch

    10/8/2016 1:33:49 PM, by SSMITH762

    We had a girls shopping trip and stopped for lunch at Souper salad. It was delicious. I only had a plate of salad, but it was so good.... Read more

  • Friday, blasted, Friday

    10/7/2016 4:42:38 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today has been so crazy that I'm not even excited that it's Friday. On the plus side I did test my level of exercise. I did within normal ranges for my age for some and better for others. Considering my disability that's pretty great. I'm hoping to enjoy the harvest festival in town tomorrow mornin... Read more

  • Keep moving

    10/6/2016 10:11:56 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today is not a great day physically. My joints are on fire. Even with all that I got in my walks (2.58 miles) and worked on the stationary bike. I can't say I feel any better for it but at least I kept moving. I did well with my eating today until a little while ago. Peanut butter M&M candies! I ha... Read more

  • Ducks VS Cat

    10/6/2016 9:10:12 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    So while I was putting the animals away for the night and feeding them... i notice my sister's huge cat.. across the pond... running faster than anything that size should be... and then I notice the line of 8 angry ducks in hot pursuit.... So I laugh because.. im pretty sure the cat could just eat ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    10/6/2016 1:05:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had another job interview this morning, for a full time position. tomorrow morning, i will be talking with a different place regarding a completely different job. i feel that the interviews i have had so far have gone well. i know i will get a job. i will not give up until i get one. i spent quite... Read more

  • Happy Birthday.... And happy unbirthday :)

    10/5/2016 9:31:52 PM, by SSMITH762

    Had to go into the office today c even though it was my birthday. I sometimes like to take the day off if possible and go to the state Fair, but alas, team meetings and trainings means having to work lol. It's still been a lovely birthday, spoke on the phone to lots of friends and family and I ... Read more

  • Slowing down

    10/5/2016 9:10:29 PM, by MLIEN913

    I hate to say it but I'm slowing down. I should be working out more but I have zero motivation. I'm still getting exercise done out of respect for myself but not as much as I need to. I thought I was hitting the reset button but it feels more like the snooze button was pushed. Maybe I need to step... Read more

  • Staying on track

    10/4/2016 8:15:56 PM, by MLIEN913

    It's not easy to stay on track this week. I've weighed myself this morning and I haven't lost anything. Very disappointing! All I can do is work harder to get back on track. This also means I have to lose 3 to 5 lbs this week alone. Sheehan! Deep breath! I can do this! I am powerful! I am strong!... Read more

  • a busy day

    10/4/2016 3:25:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had one job interview today that looks very promising, i have two interviews tomorrow. i had just missed out on a temporary job by one day. that is okay with me. looks like i will be gone all day again tomorrow. one is a temporary job that can go for up to 3 months. the other one is for a permanen... Read more

  • Happy Rosh Hashanah

    10/3/2016 7:37:26 PM, by MLIEN913

    I got a lot accomplished today. Read my prayers, cooked a delicious dinner and cleaned out the spare room. Tomorrow I gave to remember to weigh in. I feel like I should have lost a little.... Read more

  • it's monday

    10/3/2016 10:27:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is now well underway. i do have a job interview tomorrow morning and i need to go to the other place to register. so my day will be spent travelling and getting in some extra exercise. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Sept 8 2016 shed my cast

    10/3/2016 7:57:03 AM, by DOINGNOTTRYING

    Well I cast away my cast at the dr office and I'm in a boot. Two weeks of no weight-bearing in the boot. I go in again next week though so they can check and make sure there's no infection. This is one ugly freaking wound. I change the dressing in 3 days. They mentioned necrosis a couple of times.... Read more

  • Making LC cupcakes for my birthday on Wednesday

    10/2/2016 5:12:14 PM, by SSMITH762

    I've beem craving pumpkin pie, so I made low carb pumpkin pie cheesecake cupcakes. The bottom half is pumpkin pie made with a cab of plain pumpkin, heavy cream, 2 eggs, vanilla, splenda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and mace. The second layer is the cheese cake later with cream cheese, heavy cream, splend... Read more

  • Day 2 of week 2

    10/2/2016 4:27:27 PM, by MLIEN913

    So after a so-so first week here is the 2nd week. I have high hopes for this week. With the start of the high holy days food becomes more of a focus. I have found ways to keep on the lighter side of meals thankfully. It also helps that I tend to celebrate alone with my non-Jewish husband. This way I... Read more

  • what a day

    10/2/2016 2:01:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i enjoyed the movie yesterday! she really likes it. i liked it,too. today she is spending some time with one of her friends from school and she has her guitar lesson this afternoon. as for me, i am taking it easy today. i heard from two places regarding job opportunities the other da... Read more

  • 100 days from today

    10/1/2016 11:00:56 PM, by FLOWERLILLY_777

    Monday January 9th 2017. That's not really that far off. But in the course of the original 100 days is Halloween, my son's birthday, Thanks giving, Christmas and New years. This is favorite time of year. I love the holidays. But I realized I have been feeling horrible lately and so I'm taking 100... Read more

  • First week done

    10/1/2016 8:52:58 PM, by MLIEN913

    So I've completed my first week of a renewed me. I failed on some points but excelled on others. Having a cold didn't help matters either. Today is October 1st. This month will be fairly busy with events and holidays. I have to stay focused on eating healthy. Getting exercise done is also top prior... Read more

  • Tips to stay full on a diet

    10/1/2016 6:45:33 PM, by BOBP56

    I saw this article and wanted to share it with everyone who are currently dieting or counting calories. I find it hard myself at times when I start to get food cravings. So enjoyed this article and I hope you can get some useful information from it. Have a great day and stay the course on your goals... Read more

  • Helping move stuff this morning

    10/1/2016 12:15:08 PM, by SSMITH762

    So my sister is moving out of the state :( So we helped her move stuff out of her apartment. It was fun, but bittersweet.... Read more

  • Working hard to stay on track

    9/30/2016 8:36:52 PM, by MLIEN913

    I feel miserable today. It's either serious sinus infection or flu. Right now I feel feverish but cold. Regardless I have to stay on track. I don't feel like exercising but I have. I don't really want to eat either but I have to keep up my energy to fight this. On the better news front, it finall... Read more

  • Scaring Children

    9/30/2016 2:04:39 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    So today I was supposed to start a new job at a haunted trail scaring kids.. I dont just hide and jump out and yell.. i hate Jump scares.. I usually hide in the most uncomfortable place and do something exhausting to get a real scare... I usually limp back to my car.. but their reactions are totally... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/30/2016 2:00:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is almost done. on the weekend, my daughter and i are going to the movies. she is really looking forward to it and so am i. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone and a wonderful weekend!... Read more

  • Taco Thursday lol

    9/29/2016 12:45:28 PM, by SSMITH762

    I ended up making a taco inspired lunch today. It's ground beef with cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and garlic powder. Then the 'rice' is cauliflower, scallions, tomato's, cayenne, lime juice, salt, and garlic powder. then i added a some cheddar, a dollop of sour cream, and half an avocado t... Read more

  • Counting my blessings

    9/29/2016 11:15:10 AM, by MLIEN913

    I just heard about a horrible train crash at Hoboken terminal in New Jersey. Three people died and over 100 were injured; some seriously. Hearing things like that makes you really count your blessings every day. I've been praying for everyone involved in the accident and their family. Back when I c... Read more

  • Roommates a bit depressed

    9/29/2016 10:58:19 AM, by SSMITH762

    So my brother, who is also my roommate, has been a bit depressed lately because he hates his job and his boss. He quit his old job back in March to start this new one with the promise he's be managing a new company his soon to be boss was buying, but that acquisition never happened so he's bee... Read more

  • a nice day

    9/29/2016 10:43:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    i got to hear from a good friend of mine yesterday morning. my daughter has two field trips coming up in october. one will be to the zoo that she went to before, with her other class last year and separately with me. the other one is to explore nature. today, she mentioned something about a camping ... Read more

  • Hit a plateau, but plugging away

    9/28/2016 10:55:51 PM, by SSMITH762

    My weight has been fluctuating between 200 and 203 for a few weeks, but I rarely think about it. I'm happy with my progress and I like my new way of eating, so I'm not exactly tempted to eat crappy food again. 55 pounds are now gone forever. I'm over sugar to the point that I've had a twix bar i... Read more

  • Day 3 of new me

    9/28/2016 9:39:53 PM, by MLIEN913

    I slipped up today. Dinner was 2 cups of mashed potatoes. But, I didn't add anything else to the mess so I stayed within my calories for the day. I didn't get as much exercise done today as I would have liked. For weight training I did some lifts with a weighted bar instead of hand weights. It didn... Read more

  • a lovely day

    9/28/2016 2:52:00 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter wants to see a movie that is coming out this weekend. it is the first movie she has shown some interest in that is not to do with harry potter. something to do with a miss peregerine, i believe. as for me, i do not mind taking her to see it. a day where i just have a few things to do and... Read more