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  • Sept 29, 2016 Thursday

    9/30/2016 6:46:03 PM, by MELSMIMI

    I have not lost any weight for the last month. i have been yo yoing from 208 to 212. I started posting my logs in an attempt to MAKE myself eat in the range my doctor set which is under 1000. I am glad I basically maintaining !!BUT (and it is still a big butt) everyday I am eating anywhere fr... 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

  • Slip-Sliding

    9/30/2016 11:52:16 AM, by HALFTWO had to happen. I gained. I made all the decisions to make it so. I shouldn't have been surprised. One of my good friends has a place "Up North" that we go to as often as we can. It's a cabin in the mountains on a lake or anything. It's actually the house she grew up in. But ... Read more

  • The woman I said I'd be

    9/29/2016 10:20:07 PM, by SIMSHIZZLE

    Since I had my son a year and a half ago, I've had so many day 1s it's frustrating. I've felt like a failure too many times to count. I feel like a failure now. I am so tired of this feeling. I want to be the mother I said I was going to be. But I can't get their by quitting repeatedly. I have mad... Read more

  • Starting over again

    9/29/2016 1:33:19 PM, by KATIEWILL5

    People say just get a life style you can live with the rest of your life. Once you get to a weight you like stick to the way you are eating . life is what it is and unless you have been in the military or you are a police officer, doctor something that makes you have steady way of doing things, oft... 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

  • 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

  • It's My Birthday

    9/27/2016 3:53:19 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    It's a little late but still applies. It's a tradition at the Waffle House I'm working at to pie the birthday person in the face. I told everybody yesterday they weren't allowed to do it to me. I didn't feel like cleaning it up. I am off today. I get to spend the evening with Elijah. I took a ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    9/27/2016 1:35:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy! full sunshine and not too hot or cold outside. i am at the library getting some much needed computer work done. one of my online courses starts today. i have gotten started on it and i will be doing some more work on it in a while. my daughter says hi. this week, her... Read more

  • New Chapter - Job Hunting

    9/27/2016 10:04:19 AM, by MAMODIO

    With the start of this week, meant to post this yesterday, I start a new chapter in my life. Friday was my last day at my job. My position was eliminated. So now I have to find a new routine for Monday - Friday since I won't be going to work for now. I'm planning on spending more time working out, n... Read more

  • a rainy day

    9/26/2016 2:02:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started to rain here about an hour ago and it will rain for another few hours, at least. my daughter and i are both prepared for the weather today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i decided to pause the night school sessions i was taking, for a while. i have other stuff going on and i do not ha... Read more

  • Sept 25, 2016 Sunday

    9/25/2016 9:53:49 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Yea finally some rain. Mostly just a steady drizzle during the day. Went pokemon hunting with my sister this afternoon. She and the neighbors were laughing about her walking in the rain...shoot it was for one we didnt have lol. A friend lost her husband and father of her two small children in... Read more

  • Sept 24, 2016 Saturday

    9/25/2016 12:50:30 AM, by MELSMIMI

    Went pokemon hunting with my sis and Melanie for about an hour this afternoon. We didn't play long. We took over the Gym at Wylie Community Center. After we dropped Melanie at home we went to Vero Bella salon in Frisco for the party celebrating the 5th anniversary of the salon. Stephanie , ... Read more

  • Sept 23,2016 Friday

    9/23/2016 8:17:34 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Woohoo Friday lol! I am retired so every day is like a Friday, but I stll remember the feelings of that "FRIDAY" would bring. I hope each of you enjoy your Friday and even more your weekend! Melanie us going to Wylie's game. Sure have missed her these last two days.... Read more

  • Sept 22, 2016 Thursday

    9/23/2016 2:25:16 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Yea I picked up Mooney. He is on steroids and will be on medication forever, but he looks more energetic!... Read more

  • Thinking about a Plant Based Diet, Juicing, and other Dietary Changes

    9/23/2016 2:04:09 PM, by MENSCH00

    In your forties you start to really think about aging. And when you gain weight it exaggerates the feeling that your body isn't what it used to be, that you don't have the physical abilities you used to have. Since starting my weight loss program I've increasingly thought about lifestyle and ... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/23/2016 1:05:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another day with not too much planned. tomorrow, i am going to a mini high school reunion. i have not seen or been in touch with my old high school much. i plan to change that as of today. i have to admit i miss seeing and hearing from classmates that went to the high school when i did. i am also in... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    9/22/2016 11:50:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    enjoying some much needed solo time. my daughter is at school and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it's the first day of fall. a day of fresh starts and new challenges. fall is one of my favourite times of the year. the weather is finally not as hot and yet it is not too cool,either. a tim... Read more

  • Sept 21, 2016 Wednesday Good news on Mooney!

    9/22/2016 12:01:42 AM, by MELSMIMI

    I really do like Dr. Pipes. Good news about Mooney. He called last night to tell me that Mooney was holding his own. This morning he called and said he was acting better and was not as jaundiced and that it appears that the medicine was helping him and he is really responding well to it. He s... Read more

  • it's a wonderful day

    9/21/2016 2:21:40 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from a good friend of mine this morning. it definitely brightened up my day. my daughter says hi to all! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! a more mellow kind of day for me today. i do not have much planned and it feels so good. i try and have at least one day a week like this. it keeps me ba... Read more

  • Sept 20, 2016 Tuesday

    9/20/2016 9:38:58 PM, by MELSMIMI

    I took my baby tuxedo kitty kat, Mooney to the vet today. His liver is failing...... Read more

  • Oh No!! What have I done!!

    9/20/2016 11:33:13 AM, by CLASCOTT

    Well folks, I did it. I registered for a 5k race on Thanksgiving day. My daughter has been pushing for me to do it, and I haven't had the confidence. The other night I was feeling especially good after a really good walk/run, and I registered. Now I have to face my fears. I do not want to... Read more

  • Sept 19, 2016 Monday

    9/19/2016 11:07:36 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Melanie came home sick today and she went to the doctor. She has an upper respiratory plus inflamed ears. I picked up Tyler from elementary school today after he had his UILtry outs. Not sure when we will find out the results. Still going over my top range limit. I know what this leads too a... Read more

  • Sept 18, 2016 Sunday

    9/19/2016 11:00:45 PM, by MELSMIMI

    We had fun while Drew was here. He is growing into a wonderful young man. I just wish it were like last year where we took him home from school each day. I took them to Golden Chick and only intended to have some coleslaw, but I ate off my granddauhhter's plate. Their chicken us delicious!... Read more

  • Still pushing

    9/19/2016 4:05:35 PM, by SULLY3169

    Well between going back to college at 48 to finish my degree and a pulled hamstring, my workouts haven't been all I have wanted them to be. But that's OK. Life Will always throw a curve ball our ball. Perseverance and overcoming obstacles is where true growth happens. My diet is good and I workou... Read more

  • Midway Point

    9/19/2016 12:57:11 PM, by MENSCH00

    My 44th birthday is in a week and I'm happy to see that I've reached my midway point for weight loss. This summer we were visiting family in Germany and I was horrified to see the pictures that my husband pulled out to share with his family. He'd taken them with his camera and I had not seen them ... Read more

  • Standard Update

    9/19/2016 11:30:40 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Lately, I've been seeing a lot of progress, but I find that my cheat meals are actually throwing me off. Supposedly, I get 500 extra calories those days, but once I let myself eat, I'll just keep going until the circumstances stop me. And every time, so far, it's been sweets, so it hasn't even been ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    9/19/2016 11:04:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    one errand completed. a few more to go and then i can relax. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Struggles and trying again

    9/18/2016 3:46:57 PM, by SWEETNSKINNY

    hoping to do more of these..if you can see it! 334... Read more

  • a new week

    9/18/2016 2:00:33 PM, by MOMMY445

    i have a somewhat busy week coming up this week. i am also helping my daughter to fund raise for her school. that is not due back to the school for a while yet. i have an appointment tomorrow that i have to keep. i am on the go pretty much every day this week. i will be attending a mini high school ... Read more

  • Sept 17, 2016 Saturday

    9/18/2016 2:53:02 AM, by MELSMIMI

    Stayed up reading on my phone til the wee hours of the morning, so I slept in late. My sis and I went to wal Marts. Nothing special. Went through Wylie to hit the poke stops. She cooked chicken wings and potato salad and as usual when she cooks that ... Read more

  • Sept 16 2016 Friday Drew!!!

    9/18/2016 2:39:47 AM, by MELSMIMI

    No football game tonight so Mel and I drove to Sangar to pick up her best friend for life, Drew! My daughter and I pseudo adopted Drew this last year and he will forever be in our lives. I miss him and picking him up was a treat!... Read more

  • For those who resist creative thinking.....

    9/17/2016 8:50:08 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    4392 Writing historical fiction, especially 'speculative' historical fiction, will always be a minor risk for the writer. For me this is a new 'world' to write in. But reading interviews from well known writers in the field, I feel I know where most of the land mines are. One of these LM's... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/16/2016 2:47:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is coming to a close. i am taking it easy today and not doing too much. i am still very active. i am just not taking on anything extra today. the weekend is finally here! hurray! going to see a movie will be just the break i need after what turned out to be a very busy week for me. my ... Read more

  • Sept 14 2016 Thursday

    9/15/2016 9:27:02 PM, by MELSMIMI

    While waiting to pick up Melanie from ROTC, Tyler and I went pokemon hunting. Tyler is my son in law's 10 yr old nephew so I call him my grandson since I am so close ro my SIL'S brother and his wife. We ate dinner at Sonic which totally threw my calories odd today, but we took over two Gyms l... Read more

  • a bright and sunny day

    9/15/2016 1:06:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    i printed out the movie tickets i won. they are for the movie storks. even my daughter is interested in seeing it. if she does not hear from one of her friends regarding a play date, she wants to come with me. if not, that is okay with me. i encourage her to keep up with the friendships she has and ... Read more

  • Going Strong

    9/14/2016 2:36:49 PM, by MENSCH00

    My weight loss has slowed, which can be frustrating. I keep thinking that if the numbers are not going down they will eventually start going up. But I did some gardening and some push ups and took a long family walk with the dog yesterday ... and I made a determined effort not to have an evening s... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    9/14/2016 11:39:59 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a very windy and much cooler day here today. my daughter says hi! i feel that the job interview this morning went really well. i will know by this friday at the latest if i get this job or not. i am also awaiting to hear from a different place on whether or not i got the job there. i have a ph... Read more

  • Sept 13 2016 Tuesday

    9/14/2016 5:19:41 AM, by MELSMIMI

    My neice in law is a hair sylist as well as my daighter! Talk about lucky! Instead of going to my daughter, I let Stephanie cut my hair and she did a beautiful job. I just love it. I don't like making selfies because my nose always looks 10 lbs heavier..hahaha!... Read more

  • it's a beautiful day

    9/13/2016 1:43:20 PM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview tomorrow morning, for a full time job. i heard today from another place i applied to. this one is for a 1 year position as a mailroom associate. I will be speaking with the team leader regarding this one on thursday morning. it feels like all of a sudden i am in demand work wi... Read more

  • Sept 12 2016 Monday

    9/12/2016 9:37:00 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Monday Monday...remember that song.. i just boticed my long blog from Sunday never got posted. I guess I wrote it out and never posted it...oh well. Lol it was a good patriotic blog too..dang it. Monday came and went night everyone.... Read more

  • big long Sunday Sept 11 blog is gone.

    9/12/2016 9:34:50 PM, by MELSMIMI

    I guess i never hit post...... Read more

  • it's a nice day

    9/12/2016 2:52:28 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm out and about running some errands today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! my daughter is enjoying school and says hi. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • First (Rough) Draft Mindset

    9/12/2016 7:10:38 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    I keep coming up with better, I think, ideas for beginning my 'book-shot'. I'm also get ideas for my method of time traveling. But more important, I've got to finish my rough or first draft before I can worry about new ideas. So I'm making quick notes of these pop - into - my - head ideas on index c... Read more

  • weight OYE!!!!

    9/12/2016 1:22:24 AM, by TIGERLILY56

    Ok stepped on the scale and I have got to say Robin it was disgusting I have never weighted so much in my life except when I pregnant. I could not believe that you let yourself get so out of controlled, why? I need to really get a handle on it or I will end up like my sisters I love them but I fee... Read more

  • Bottom of a Hole

    9/11/2016 9:59:10 PM, by ANGELFMABV

    While on your lifestyle journey are you ever in the situation where you are going along pretty well and then think. Hmmm, this is just too much work. Well that is the devil coming in to sit on your shoulder to hold you back. The work you and I are doing is for us. We are having ME time and are... Read more

  • a lovely day

    9/11/2016 1:57:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and enjoy. i have quite a few things to do this week, including picking up some movie passes i won last week. i like to enter contests and quite a few times, i do win stuff. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • a lovely day

    9/11/2016 1:57:24 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and enjoy. i have quite a few things to do this week, including picking up some movie passes i won last week. i like to enter contests and quite a few times, i do win stuff. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • My Mini-Staycation

    9/11/2016 12:32:18 PM, by HALFTWO

    This has been a great week. When I went back to work after the long weekend on Tuesday, I found myself a little bummed because there were things I should have done at home that I didn't do. So I was checking out the number of vacation days I have left and it turned out to be quite a few more than ... Read more

  • Long time away

    9/10/2016 10:59:57 PM, by TIGERLILY56

    It has been a couple of years since I was last here, That is sad, I need to get back to some form of eating and exercising in order to get healthy, My weight is out of control and I have not done any form of exercise for so long that it is awful. My poor body is still with me, I need to get back t... Read more

  • Sept 10 2016 Saturday

    9/10/2016 8:45:30 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Just a plain old Saturday. It was nice an overcast in the morning but no rain. I did much better today on my calories.... Read more

  • Sept 9 2016 Friday Emmie and Matt's birthday

    9/10/2016 3:35:05 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Today was my great nieces 10th birthday. She is such a sweetheart. Her dad got her a phone so we can call directly to her now. It was neat sending a Hippo Birdies Two Ewes to her today Sent Matt a text wishing him a good day. Picked up Mel at the high school. Had 4 cadets hollaring MIMI an... Read more

  • a much cooler day

    9/10/2016 11:10:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    it will be raining on and off here throughout the day, with a chance of some thunderstorms later in the afternoon. that is okay with me and my daughter. she is meeting up with one of her friends today. more than likely, they will be playing indoors rather than outdoors. all of the birds say cheep,ch... Read more

  • Day 8

    9/9/2016 8:15:54 PM, by MKMOMCR

    Jessica Smith Walk It Out 10-minute low-impact interval indoor walking. Love it!... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    9/9/2016 11:12:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    i managed to get some online course work done this morning. then i am off to run a few errands. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i have another job interview next week, on the wednesday. i will give it my best and go from there. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Day 7 end of week 1

    9/9/2016 7:25:51 AM, by SULLY3169

    What I learned this week is that my workouts are on point but my diet was my issue. I usaually used an if it fits my macros approach meaning if calories carbs fats and proriens where in range i am good. This week I really paid attention to how much i ate at a time and the quality of what i ate and ... Read more

  • Sept 8 2016 Thursday New med carvedilol

    9/9/2016 1:18:52 AM, by MELSMIMI

    Picked Mel and Matt up at school. I gave both of them pocket copies of the Constitution, Bill of Rughts and Declaration of Independence. I gave Mel 8 add'l copies to give to ROTC members who might be interested because if they stay in the service they will swear to uphold the Constitution of the ... Read more

  • Word Count Days 6 & 7 Going PG

    9/8/2016 10:21:42 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    2960 My first two books just skimmed the idea of sex, rather humorously I might add. Since I'm going from the long form short to the novella, about 20K more words, and I'm making this story much more sober/serious, and I'm moving from the so-called 'New Adult' audience to the Adult audience, ... Read more

  • Seeing fitness in wildlife

    9/8/2016 8:39:21 PM, by ANGELFMABV

    Ok so last night I posted a blog about the birds I saw on my bike ride. I was looking at this photo today and realized the birds were doing yoga. Take a close look the two birds on the right trying the "downward facing dog" pose. Now the one on the left is doing the "tree" pose. I am guessin... Read more

  • a nice sunny day

    9/8/2016 12:20:21 PM, by MOMMY445

    i have two job interviews today. i had one this morning and i have another one this afternoon. i feel that the first one went well. my daughter says hi to all! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i will use the time between job interviews to relax and to keep cool, as it is another very warm and humid... Read more

  • Shapewear - Gotta Love It

    9/8/2016 2:26:09 AM, by MENSCH00

    I started my diet in mid-June at an all time high of 203 pounds. I've been dieting for three months and have managed to whittle myself down to 179. I feel good about the weight loss. Since my yo yo dieting began eight years ago, it's the first time I've gotten into the 170s and I'm optimistic tha... Read more

  • Just keep swimming...

    9/8/2016 1:06:34 AM, by SWEETNSKINNY

    As part of my new fitness plan, I was told to add swimming into the cardio aspect. I swam for YEARS as a kid, always liked it, and wasnt bad at it. I'm not sure why i stopped, but I did. Since then, when i would get in the pool, it was strictly for social...head never under the water and defin... Read more

  • Sept 7 2016 Wednesday

    9/7/2016 10:05:23 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Didn't do much today. Picked up Mel,but she had to go straight home for chores and homework.... Read more

  • Another lesson learned

    9/7/2016 10:05:17 PM, by ANGELFMABV

    Three years ago I would take you on bike rides 332 or walks 311 with some amazing pics of the wilderness I would encounter. Today I asked my hubby to put air in my bicycle tires. 217 He did. Well you know I couldn't leave it sit there and not take it for a spin after I got off work this ... Read more

  • Side Effects of Diet Change

    9/7/2016 4:05:36 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, one of the things I wasn't expecting, but I should have, with my diet change was side effects aside from weight loss. Yes, I'm seeing changes in my body, but there are negative affects too. For one, I hit a huge energy drop between 1 and 3pm. My sleep is also messed up, but that is a side effect... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    9/7/2016 11:37:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview tomorrow morning for a two month contract position. i will do my best. my daughter says hi and that she had a good day at school yesterday. she takes healthy food and snacks when she goes to school. i do the same when i am working,going to school or going to be travelling a lo... Read more

  • Sept 6 2016 Tuesday Yikes my back

    9/7/2016 1:24:32 AM, by MELSMIMI

    I don't know if I just slept twisted or it was too many hours driving the kids around the last couple of days but my lower back is killing me and I mean killing me especially my right side. Thank goodness I have pain medication I can take or I would be in the ER for sure. My cardiologist last Fri... Read more

  • Sept 5 2016 Monday Labor Day

    9/7/2016 12:59:17 AM, by MELSMIMI

    Time is flying for me. I can't believe it is already Sept. I lost 3.8 lbs from the last time I weighed and that felt great! Yes, I even increased my intact on some days. I hope everyone had a great holiday! Did some pokemon hunting with Melanie and Matt. Afterwards I dropped them off for v... Read more

  • I will pick ME, choose ME & love ME !

    9/6/2016 10:45:46 PM, by ANGELFMABV

    I am a huge Grey's Anatomy fan, so hence the title of my blog. Those words do ring true for my situation. I need to focus on ME. As you can see I have started over repeatedly with no success visible success. I know my previous success was because I wanted to be healthier. This time that moti... Read more

  • Louisiana Great Flood vs. Cajun Navy 2016

    9/6/2016 5:53:28 PM, by TREKPURRSON

    245 I've been offline due to the flooding, trying to help others who lost everything. We were blessed by God and spared from the flood waters at my house, but many of our neighbors in my subdivision, were not. Please, Pray for Louisiana! 247 Robyn Look carefully at these Faceboo... Read more

  • a warm and humid day

    9/6/2016 1:47:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    the next few days are going to be very warm and humid here. my daughter and i are ready for the weather. she is at school now for the day. she was ready for school since the other day. i will find out later if she likes her new teacher and classmates. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great d... Read more

  • September Goals

    9/5/2016 1:29:04 PM, by SWEETNSKINNY

    I love this time of year. Fall is my absolute favorite. Its filled with my favorite colors (seriously burnt orange and brown are the best colors) I absolutely LOVE the smell of pumpkin spice. Even as a kid, that smell has always calmed me and warmed my soul. I buy candles like crazy and stock up. I ... Read more

  • Word count Day 5

    9/5/2016 1:22:28 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    507. The author got carried away with his research. Bleh. I had to go back and edit out over 100 words of a history lesson. Maybe good for school, not so much for a novella. I also decided to move a hotel from one district to another. I just needed a hotel close to the brewery the killers were work... Read more

  • Sept 4 2016 Sunday

    9/4/2016 10:56:00 PM, by MELSMIMI

    I just read all day and took a nap this afternoon. I guess all that pokemon hunting yesterday worse me out!... Read more

  • 9/4/16 MUB

    9/4/2016 12:47:17 PM, by WINDSONG28

    Hey guys. Happy September. I know I haven't blogged in an eternity and a half. Been really busy with things. And it's been a really tough adjustment with the move. And a lot has been going on. No joke. It's been so chaotic. It's hard to know where to begin. Um, well, I guess I can say where I left o... Read more

  • Halfway To Goal One

    9/4/2016 11:56:40 AM, by HALFTWO

    A couple of great things happened this week. I went shopping in my closet and I am down two pants sizes! That makes me pretty happy. And I was admiring a sweater Bestie was wearing yesterday and she wanted to give it to me (cause she had several and we're also like that) but I was sure it wou... Read more

  • I wanna Dance-Artem Uznov

    9/4/2016 6:49:40 AM, by WILLOWSKYFIRE

    Practicing my Dance. 521
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  • I wanna Dance-Artem Uznov

    9/4/2016 6:49:25 AM, by WILLOWSKYFIRE

    Practicing my Dance. 521... Read more

  • Sept 3 2016 Saturday White Rock Lake

    9/3/2016 11:36:29 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Had a fabulous time today with Melanie, Matt and Michelle today at White Rock Lake. My sister made BBQ ribs for us along with her famous American mustard potato salad that was my mother's recipe. Of course we were pokemon hunting first then we ate lunch and then did a run theough Garland fo... Read more

  • My new path

    9/3/2016 5:38:07 PM, by SULLY3169

    With my weight now @205 I am shifting my focus to cutting body fat while maintaining the muscle mass I have gained. I am going to blog my 12 week journey following Lee Labrada's Lean Body program and post my results... Read more

  • Day 4

    9/3/2016 1:51:32 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    Research day.....St. Louis 1870's. Also will be working on character sketches and scene ideas. Back at the keyboard tomorrow.... Read more

  • it's a beautiful day

    9/3/2016 10:28:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am spending some time with my daughter today at the library. like me, she enjoys spending time at the library. after that, she will be meeting up with one of her friends. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Sept 2 2016 Friday night football

    9/2/2016 10:50:38 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Melanie is in the ROTC spirit team that runs with the flags during the opening of the game , halftime and touchdowns! I remember being her age and being a majorette in the band. Football season was sooooooo much fun!!... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/2/2016 3:20:53 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new month is now underway! woo hoo! i found some free online university level courses that i am interested in. i signed up for a few of them. my daughter likes her new teacher. she will be in grade 6 this year. sometimes it feels like it was only yesterday when she started school for the very fir... Read more

  • Word Count - Day 3

    9/2/2016 10:13:19 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    1515. Starting Chapter 2. Got the method of time-travel figured out a'la Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman. I found out some Confederate officers were issued LeMat two-barrel revolvers. Upper barrel fired a bullet, the lower barrel fired grapeshot. Very inaccurate for battlefield use. More an u... Read more

  • September 1 2016 Thursday

    9/1/2016 10:12:13 PM, by MELSMIMI

    There was a huge black cloud pouring just east of me today when I went to pick up Mel. After that nasty hailstorm in April they kind of scare me now. I don't want my truck ruined! Yes insurance covers it, but I love my King Ranch!! It was just rain thank goodness. I sat under the canopy at... Read more

  • August 31 2016 Wednesday

    9/1/2016 10:24:34 AM, by MELSMIMI

    Picked up Matt and Melanie from the high school and went pokemon hunting. We took over the Wylie Gym!... Read more

  • Word count - Day 2

    9/1/2016 8:18:41 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    1012 Well into Ch. 1. Evidently my main character did not like my description for her, so she changed it. She also moved the action from Montreal to St. Louis, MO. We went from the present to the year 2000. I need to get control of my story back. Maybe not.... Read more