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  • Pistachios

    5/30/2016 9:49:42 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Pain Pills

    5/29/2016 11:47:33 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    Also forgot to say I am on 2 pain pills Percoset and morphine. It really blocks me up too. I went once today and tried eating whole can of beets to help. Now I am in pain again and have to take them so I can sleep. I cannot seem to win. My daughter says I should talk to the surgeon about it. Pain s... Read more

  • BMI Is BS - A Great Article!

    5/29/2016 9:59:22 PM, by EMBRACINGHAPPY

    Well, I am feeling kind of frustrated that I've been sick so much since starting the "Finding 10" Challenge this time around. I've had to stop to lay down because of fevers and other problems just as many days as I've been able to do something. And so much is going on in my life, tracking food is di... Read more

  • bsg photo blog

    5/29/2016 9:31:39 PM, by CANDOK1260

    Bonus blog: 200 May is National Photo Month. Do you like to take photos or look at old photos? I am not really into taking photo. But I love looking at old when. If so, what types are your favorites? I have two favorites type. One is looking at people who are no longer with us, The other is when ... Read more

  • Apple cider vinegar cures

    5/29/2016 9:19:57 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Urinary Problem and Vitamins and Health Food

    5/29/2016 3:19:49 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    I forgot to update everyone on my other problem I had with my bladder infections. I am in the last week of this coffee and kugel thing the urinary specialist recommended. It is not working the burning sensation is coming back and I still have some accidents. On top of that I find it very hard to sta... Read more

  • My life So Far

    5/28/2016 10:59:56 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    Well I am sorry I have not posted anything in a while. I was busy finishing up with my class the last few weeks. This week was an in between week and I got caught up on some housework. Needless to say i am disgruntled with my shoulder surgery seeing that I was told that the rotator cuff never healed... Read more

  • benefits of cherries

    5/28/2016 8:29:21 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • One Year Ago Today

    5/28/2016 4:23:55 PM, by MINICOOPER452

    It is absolutely beyond comprehension that one would watch your daughter get married, fulfill a many-years dream and then, less than a month later watch her memorialize her husband. It's been a year since our world came crashing down. A year since I sat at my desk and heard those horrible words, "Sh... Read more

  • Friday, May 27th, 2016

    5/27/2016 11:38:18 PM, by AMYROSEC

    This week was another busy week with medical appointments and now Relay planning and getting donations are in full swing. I finally have the weekend to kick back and relax somewhat. I know I have to go out there and work on the yard. Shadow has alerted us that there is a critter in the vent sy... Read more

  • My Log Will Have Something To Say About This

    5/27/2016 11:20:06 AM, by AUTIEJ

    My daughter's graduation ceremony is tomorrow, and there are a few loose ends to tie up before we go through all that pomp and circumstance...and the 20 lbs. of water weight I'm likely to lose into a Kleenex while I watch it. (By the way, if anyone would like to send her a new car or a year's col... Read more

  • How To Have a Better Day

    5/27/2016 10:40:24 AM, by MINICOOPER452

    Love this! and Blatantly stole it from a comment on Simply_Judy's SparkPage! Thanks! 1. Play with kids. 343 Even if they are not your own, just kid around kids while they are just being kids. 2. Give someone a compliment. Not a fake one, but take the time to see something that someone... Read more

  • Gotta Really Work on my Outlook

    5/27/2016 9:19:54 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I had a spinal injection on Wednesday for my herniated disc. There's no guarantee that it will work, when it will work, or how long it will last. I have had so many aches that have set me back in the past year that I had to start being pro-active and finding something that makes me feel better. ... Read more

  • fun fact

    5/27/2016 8:21:31 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • memorial day and jokes

    5/26/2016 8:40:35 PM, by CANDOK1260

    Our May challenge ends on Memorial Day so blog about Memorial Day. Does it carry any particular special meaning for you? Yes, memorial day mean something to me. I think about all young men and women who gave up their life for this land. How will you celebrate Memorial Day? It a family day and we ... Read more

  • Tuna benefits

    5/26/2016 9:39:10 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Your Best Self

    5/25/2016 6:52:39 PM, by AUTIEJ

    Today is a good day. I got on the scales this morning and was pleasantly surprised to see a 153.7 staring up at me, and that was HUGE! Why? Because I haven't been this light since 2003. That's right, folks. For over a dozen years, I have been heavier than I am today, and I was heavier than this wei... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday!

    5/25/2016 3:17:37 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Started the day with a fried potatoes, onions and eggs. Then off for a 3 lap walk with my friend and Buddy. Yes, cleaning got put to the bottom of the pile again. Instead I have been cooking. I made a pot of turkey soup, and now curried chicken for supper and make a jellied salad for snack. ... Read more

  • Acne fighting foods

    5/25/2016 9:08:00 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Tuesday

    5/24/2016 11:39:36 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Woke early and called my friend to go walking before 10am... we walked 3 laps, and then in the evening dh and Buddy and I did another lap, so it was 5k again today... tired at the last one though. Went shopping and was hurrying home to go to my Chronic Disease Self Management Program only to ha... Read more

  • Spark Doesn't Work.

    5/24/2016 11:02:48 AM, by AUTIEJ

    Recently, I've been trying to spend my insomniatic hours doing something more productive than killing off bags of pretzels or boxes of Lucky Charms. Since I've already rewatched AIRWOLF and THE TWILIGHT ZONE and all of Chef Ramsay's shows and TWIN PEAKS more times than I care to admit, courtesy o... Read more

  • food allergy fact

    5/24/2016 9:02:57 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

    5/24/2016 3:38:56 AM, by AMYROSEC

    Started the day with breakfast then my physical therapy exercises and strength training. I had to drive down to the ACS office in South Denver to drop donations off that I had received from the Survivor Social on Friday. With not much traffic it takes 1/2 to get there today it took me an hour to get... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 5/23

    5/24/2016 12:13:58 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me look at my priorities. 2. good interviews, because it's time to knock off some of this overhead. 3. naps, because they are awesome. 4. getting the peas planted, because i have been wanting to do it. 5. crock pots, because they make life simpler. 6. gettin... Read more

  • long weekend

    5/23/2016 9:57:24 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Well our long weekend was warm the first day and we took full advantage... hit 3 beaches and I picked a whole litre bottle of beach glass and treasures... spent about 3-4 hrs. walking, albeit slowly, but it was slippery in that hot sand. Sunday, another warm day and I got in the mood to stain t... Read more

  • LIE-cense Be Gone!

    5/23/2016 6:58:45 PM, by AUTIEJ

    There is one thing we all have in common, and that's stress. I don't handle it well, and something as simple as a gas bill or a politician's dumb remark trending on Facebook can send me into a hurricane of meltdowns and what-ifs and rants and even physical symptoms like cold hands and trembling a... Read more

  • My Progress So Far

    5/23/2016 2:26:44 PM, by BRENCESS914

    So far, so good, I guess. I've lost 4 pounds since joining SparkPeople a month ago. I still have 57 more to lose. I just can't seem to give up soda no matter how much water I drink. I still crave the caffeine. I have been making good strides with cutting down on fast food. I tried doing the Tame You... Read more

  • It's Hard

    5/23/2016 10:37:12 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I've been seeing some improvements in my life: in what I want to do and not do. But I still am struggling. I feel that I am in a huge rut that no matter what I do I can't free myself. Suggestions are more than welcomed.... Read more

  • It's Hard

    5/23/2016 10:37:08 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I've been seeing some improvements in my life: in what I want to do and not do. But I still am struggling. I feel that I am in a huge rut that no matter what I do I can't free myself. Suggestions are more than welcomed.... Read more

  • What to look better?

    5/23/2016 9:37:32 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • summer bsg blog and jokes

    5/22/2016 9:47:54 PM, by CANDOK1260

    ) Summer is almost here, so blog about your plans for this summer. Do you have any plans for vacationing or traveling this summer? If we can we hope to go to Amish Ohio. If so, how do you plan to stay on track with your eating and exercising or do you plan to even try? Things I do to stay on trac... Read more

  • In hopes of helping others...Admissions of a food junkie

    5/22/2016 2:57:24 PM, by GIBSONTV

    Let me start out by saying that I have put off this blog for several days now even though something kept letting me know I should do it. As I started reading my Spark emails this morning (my morning ritual if time allows me to do so), God spoke to me and said "Tammy, why are you fighting this urge t... Read more

  • Health benefits of dark chocolate

    5/22/2016 9:06:50 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Crazy Week

    5/21/2016 11:51:04 PM, by AMYROSEC

    This week was a busy one the only day where I really had any free time was today. I had my procedure to have the internal heart monitor put in , Monday morning, and after that I had my Dr. appointment so I can get going on my kidney problem that was discovered in the ER. I was referred to Urology an... Read more

  • Johns acceptance of BAD NEWS.

    5/21/2016 3:27:56 PM, by SMIDGON

    John realizes that Chemo is his only option. He talks freely of death and Heaven. There are places he wants to see and places to eat. That is something he has control over. Whatever he wants and we possibly can do, we will see he gets what he wants. Lord, have Mercy!... Read more

  • Broccoli

    5/21/2016 9:31:39 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Finally, Progress!

    5/20/2016 1:42:14 PM, by EMBRACINGHAPPY

    Well, I averaged about a lb a week for about 15 wks, 9 of which were on this site. And then, my body said no more. It took 6.5 wks, with my weight going up and down and my life being really exhausting and out of control, before I was able to lose the last pound. So, I guess I should be celebra... Read more

  • Keep the Journey in Focus

    5/20/2016 10:39:28 AM, by AUTIEJ

    In getting ready for my kiddo's graduation next week and her open house the following weekend, I have been scrolling through the bazillions of pics on my computer and in my Facebook albums, trying to compile some semblance of a slideshow of embarrassing childhood snapshots of her to aptly humiliate... Read more

  • You can do it!

    5/20/2016 10:37:21 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Jack and Elsa and Rambo and Kenny: Weighty Wisdom in Weird Places

    5/19/2016 1:39:41 PM, by AUTIEJ

    I am not really known for always agreeing with Joe Q. Public on many things, and my taste in pop culture is one of the areas where I often tend to disagree. Like every other woman on the planet, I have seen TITANIC more times than I have digits, but it is NOT because of Rose and Jack's pathetical... Read more

  • 3 miles with WATP's Leslie

    5/19/2016 12:35:21 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Hey, when my niece asked me to drive her somewhere today, I put myself first. I lent her the car and I did the 3 mile WATP with Leslie... I've only ever done the 3 mile (a different one) and I almost passed out afterwards, but this one was fun and I felt fine.... But hey, why stop there? After s... Read more

  • S T R E S S I N'

    5/19/2016 9:20:46 AM, by EMBRACEINSPIRE

    Ahhh. Where to begin. Why am I stressing?! 1. Rental Property lease is up and we're looking for new tenants. It is a disaster of a process and I am OVER it already and we just did our first showing yesterday. Our current tenants are definitely not the best housekeepers-- and I think ... Read more

  • Are you allowing it?

    5/19/2016 9:00:00 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Relay Recess

    5/19/2016 8:19:50 AM, by AMYROSEC

    Last Thursday our Relay held a Relay Recess at an elementary school. I was not feeling well but had to come as I was a Lead for one of the games that we planned for the day. K-2 went from 8:15-10:30 then we had a break from 10:30 to 12:30. Grades 3-5 went from 12:30 - 2:15. I can't remember th... Read more

  • Finally A Day In The Outdoors

    5/19/2016 12:41:35 AM, by AMYROSEC

    It was great to see and feel the sun today after 4 day absence. Shadow was very excited to go for a walk again. I finally got in contact and went though the intake process with the mental health clinic so I can get my Abilify. They do not do medication only anymore so I will have to see a ther... Read more

  • Yes, You really can do it!

    5/18/2016 11:10:57 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Well a couple days ago I posted that I had walked 5 k. So, yesterday, I was walking with a 72 y.o. friend, and when we were finishing our 3rd lap of the dam where we walk (4 laps makes 5.2 km), I asked if she could do the 5 K. She didn't think so! I suggested we sit on the bench for a few minutes... Read more

  • BAD NEWS !

    5/18/2016 4:41:26 PM, by SMIDGON

    The bottom fell out of our world this afternoon. John is now STAGE 4 All three suspicious spots on his liver are cancerous. He will have to have Chemo. Indefinitely. He will start June 1st..... Read more

  • Seeing the results

    5/18/2016 2:07:40 PM, by GIBSONTV

    Today I decided to break down and take the 1st full body photo since I have been on this weight loss journey. I am glad to see that I can actually see some changes from the photo before I lost any weight. It wasn't as much of a difference as I had hoped to see but at least there is a difference so I... Read more

  • A healthy choice

    5/18/2016 8:59:23 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • May Mid-Point Check-in; I am strong and I can pick myself up.

    5/18/2016 8:33:40 AM, by LECHERI

    It's been about half a month since I've been back on track. I've roughly lost about 2.5 lbs so far. I'm on my third week, hopefully by the end of the week, in four more days i'll be able to lose half a pound more, making me at a total of 3 lbs so far for the month of May. When I first started, my... Read more

  • Everything Went Well

    5/17/2016 4:15:55 PM, by AMYROSEC

    My procedure to put in my heart monitor went very quick once the prep work was done, the prep work was the longest part of the while thing. The incision site got very painful last night I was surprised that when I woke up that it is only slightly sore. I was give only the lidocaine injections to num... Read more

  • Biggest lie

    5/17/2016 8:27:37 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Cause to Celebrate!

    5/16/2016 11:45:27 PM, by SLIMLILA

    I walked 5k today!!! 4 laps around the dam made it a total of 5.2k. We sat and had a little break before the last lap, but we did it (Buddy and me)! Had our last Weight Wellness class today too... topic was emotional eating. My realization was that even though I had the treats at the Social ... Read more

  • May Update

    5/16/2016 9:41:32 AM, by EMBRACEINSPIRE

    Well. Well. Well. Well. (I don't know if I'm willing myself to be well or if I am surprised with this morning's weigh in or a combination of both) I am horribly nauseous this morning. Like, yuck. We ordered japanese last night-- and I think, well, yeah, it wasn't good, perhaps?! Or maybe ... Read more

  • Bored?

    5/16/2016 8:45:54 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Sunday

    5/16/2016 12:07:16 AM, by SLIMLILA

    Well I have downloaded SP app and am trying to figure things out. Went to a senior sing song today and unfortunately they served quite a tempting lunch . was going to walk. But figured I didn't have a day off this so td was it... Read more

  • Please, Mr. Robinson

    5/15/2016 8:23:44 PM, by AUTIEJ

    Yesterday, I made a decision. I have not been happy with the "cushion" I've picked up in maintenance, because it has sent me up into a range (the mid-150s to the low 160s) that is simply not my ideal weight. The experts suggest, "The ideal human body weight has been a topic of debate for a very l... Read more

  • Procedure Tomorrow

    5/15/2016 6:46:29 PM, by AMYROSEC

    My abdominal pain is gone and so is everything else finally. I am feeling weak and hope that goes away soon. Tomorrow morning I am having an internal heart monitor put in my chest. I have scheduled a Dr. Appointment at 11:10am as I am already in the area the hospital is right by the clinic I am now ... Read more

  • pick your hard

    5/15/2016 10:33:18 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • bsg blog about outdoor and jokes

    5/14/2016 9:41:13 PM, by CANDOK1260

    Since our focus this month is spending time outdoors, blog about the outdoors. How will you be spending some time outdoors this month? Well, May is still cold in Cleveland but hope to get out sometime What are some activities you like to do in May? shooting basketball, and nighttime walks... Read more

  • Little blessings from God

    5/14/2016 8:55:39 PM, by GIBSONTV

    About 3 years ago my middle son Kurt met a girl who also brought her little fella along to become part of our family. I adore this little guy and he has become a grandson to me over this time. He thinks that my son is the greatest person knows. I am also happy to see that my son has formed that ... Read more

  • Do it today!

    5/14/2016 7:39:34 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • thank you all for your comments and support

    5/14/2016 2:50:02 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Well, despite still claiming he didn't say what I heard... I do know what I heard.. he just didn't know I could hear him cuz I was in the room. Well, today meeting my Little Changes Challenge, I exercised this a.m. My friend and I took Buddy and we got a nice Walk and Talk in before the rain ca... Read more

  • Two ER Visits This Week

    5/13/2016 10:34:25 PM, by AMYROSEC

    This has not been a good week. I went to the ER on Tuesday afternoon after a bad headache that I had on Monday, I was shaky, weak, dizzy, lightheaded, very nauseous and pressure in my head. My friend Charlie said it was possible that I had another stroke and to go to the ER to get checked out. I wen... Read more

  • A mind game

    5/13/2016 4:43:59 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Carving a New You Really Is Worth the Weight!

    5/13/2016 3:51:36 PM, by AUTIEJ

    I'm supposed to be hanging out with the maintenance crew at this point, but since I celebrATEd a little too long and a little too much, I am back to trying to sing those famous Beck lyrics again (except for those "...so why don't you kill me?" and "Gettin' crazy with the Cheeze-Whiz..." parts). Toda... Read more

  • NEWS

    5/13/2016 3:02:31 PM, by SMIDGON

    I thank you all for your prayers. we got a call that John goes back to the oncologist next Wednesday for the result of the last testing. He has been complaining about his back hurting. Oh, Lordy, NO! please PRAY, PRAY, PRAY,!!! ... Read more

  • Starting Over, From Where I Left Off

    5/13/2016 11:08:07 AM, by EMBRACINGHAPPY

    Well, I think it has been nearly 2 months since I was working on this. Life came in and took over. I got really sick. At the same time, I had a bunch of work commitments all come at the same time, with new deadlines every single day for huge projects that I have prepared a long time for. I barely kn... Read more

  • Rough incident

    5/12/2016 9:26:09 PM, by SLIMLILA

    I took a nice 50 min walk along the ocean overlooking the cliffs as I waited for dh to finish at diabetic clinic. Then I got the credit letter faxed out, picked up a few groceries, delivered to mil and then took dh to dentist, and I got to read for almost an hour. Thankfully, the book which I was ... Read more

  • Some Improvements

    5/12/2016 3:59:18 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I can actually say that I see a couple improvements in myself: My time management is getting better. I'm not getting carried away with things that aren't as important. My prioritizing is improving. I am getting better again at exercising, walking and drinking my water. I have learned to ... Read more

  • Not happy right now

    5/12/2016 12:00:29 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS36

    My mom had scar tissue release done on Monday and came to find out that the her rotator cuff had torn from her shoulder! I asked the surgeon if the cause of the tear was because the former surgeon did not repair it properly and he told me that it was the case. I am not happy about this at all. My mo... Read more

  • What's Your Why?

    5/12/2016 10:53:32 AM, by AUTIEJ

    You know those annoying parents who carry a bazillion photos of their kids around in their wallets? Or I guess that would be on their dumbphones (yes, I went there) these days. Well, the fact is, I'm sort of one of them. I've been a big mama and a smaller mama, but I'm always a mama nonetheless! ... Read more

  • optimist weight loss creed

    5/12/2016 8:57:02 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • I am grateful for, 5/11

    5/12/2016 3:51:01 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they keep me wanting to be bette. 2. rest, because i got some. 3. easy, good meals, because sometimes the brain just can't handle more. 4. productive days in spite of discombobulation, because the realization of it is somewhat redeeming. 5. progress, because it's nice t... Read more

  • Oops stressful day led to a bit of emotional eating

    5/11/2016 8:28:37 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Well, the plan was to simply get a new phone, finally upgrade from flip to Smart.... but, what a shock it was when it came back I didn't pass the credit check... Something had to be wrong. Anyway, car was in the garage and I had to wait for them to finish and finish errands and get home to cal... Read more

  • Forget the Diet. This Is a Live-it.

    5/11/2016 1:05:29 PM, by AUTIEJ

    Today, I weighed in at 160.7 lbs. This is 5.7 lbs. above my goal line, which does not make me happy. However, it doesn't really upset me that much either. Why? Because I KNEW it was coming. I willingly let go of the reigns and allowed myself to be Golden Corraled Sunday. I willingly enjoyed homem... Read more

  • 1 hour of your day

    5/11/2016 8:53:20 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • God's Plan

    5/11/2016 5:28:33 AM, by LPORTER2015

    Choose the right plan for your life...God's plan...Be blessed and productive today!... Read more

  • It's becoming a habit

    5/10/2016 11:24:39 PM, by SLIMLILA

    My Action Plan was to NOT eat sweets for 2 days, and I made it for 7 days. My Action Plan was to improve on my walking to 4 or 5 days and I made it 6 days. I had to ask 4 people today before I found someone who wanted to come walking, and we walked 3 laps at the dam...3.9 km. I couldn'... Read more

  • Simple Life

    5/10/2016 9:10:33 PM, by LPORTER2015

    Striving for a simple life so I can be happy. Have a blessed night!... Read more

  • A Hot Mama? Don't You Mean a Hot Mess?

    5/10/2016 6:05:17 PM, by AUTIEJ

    There is something oddly comfortable about being a fat person, at least for those of us who have spent most of our lives that way. As I'm settling into a life of maintenance after a weight-loss journey that took me over two years, I am discovering this person I have never really known. For those ... Read more

  • McDonald's fact

    5/10/2016 8:38:56 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • I am grateful for, 5/9

    5/10/2016 3:58:54 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because of their unconditional love. 2. days off, because they are lovely. 3. making it to my new gym, because it gets rid of the anxiety of the unknown. 4. the hydromassage chair, because it felt awesome. 5. having the membership that allows for free use of the massage chairs.... Read more

  • New day, new week

    5/9/2016 6:52:06 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Nice blue sky out there today and as addictive as my book was, "Pray for Silence" by Linda Castillo, I realized I can read anytime, but I can't walk any time. So I called my friend and 10 min. later we were walking and today we got in 3.5 laps around the dam, so 4.55 km - woohoo!!!! Afternoo... Read more

  • What a Difference a Weigh Makes

    5/9/2016 6:45:24 PM, by AUTIEJ

    It has been a hectic weekend, albeit not in a bad way. For me, though, it resulted in a bad weigh. And yes, this IS one of those cases where I implore you to learn from my mistakes, to practice what I say instead of what I did...but ultimately, that's up to you. Saturday, we hung out with my... Read more

  • One simple thing

    5/9/2016 8:53:16 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Let Your Beautiful Light Shine

    5/9/2016 6:55:45 AM, by LPORTER2015

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  • May 9th,2016

    5/9/2016 5:41:27 AM, by AMYROSEC

    My boys could not be with me for Mother's Day. Bryce simply didn't have enough money to take me out to lunch this year or able to afford the extra gas it would take to get here. Nathan has been at a girl's house all weekend I figured he would've come home because he has work in 3 hours now. I went o... Read more

  • Improved finger

    5/8/2016 8:08:21 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Well, the massage yesterday helped, the finger is not as swollen or sore today but still has the pins and needles... Lobster was on today's menu for Mother's Day... very low calorie... but the piece of pepperoni I picked up was outrageous for cal, chol and fat.... DH and I took Buddy for ... Read more

  • Happy Mother's Day

    5/8/2016 9:48:41 AM, by LPORTER2015

    Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning. James 1:17 A mother's journey will present many different situations that you must learn to accept and deal with. Just remember that God uses all ... Read more

  • Mothers Day Funny

    5/8/2016 8:54:29 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Chased the Ace

    5/7/2016 10:24:11 PM, by SLIMLILA

    I went and bought 80 chances on the Chase the Ace with a jackpot of $2.9 m..... I didn't win... but the anticipation... My niece came and massaged my shoulder and arm to try to get this pins and needles feeling to go away. Today actually my middle finger was swollen and painful... It seems to ... Read more

  • Thank you!

    5/7/2016 6:05:42 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • No Punishment Needed

    5/7/2016 10:58:47 AM, by LPORTER2015

    Today I will do the best I can and not punish myself for any mistakes I make - Leslie Sansone ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 5/6

    5/7/2016 3:58:11 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are helpful. 2. changing things up, because flexibility is good. 3. experience, because it's nice to be able to confidently help someone. 4. returning to what works, because it feels good and gets my motivation going. 5. sleep, because it feels good. 6. our sitt... Read more

  • Friday nite

    5/6/2016 8:37:44 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Wow, 511 pages in barely 36 hrs, minus sleeping time.... amazing book, Harlen Coben's "Miracle Cure" about AIDS....thriller Well, I have made it 3 days without having a sweet.. .so I have accomplished my goal and got an extra day in for a bonus. And exercise is going great. I tried the Zumba ... Read more

  • Mother day and jokes

    5/6/2016 4:53:52 PM, by CANDOK1260

    blog about your mother and Mother's day: Do you have a favorite memory of your mother? my favorite memory are being made now mom and me have never been closer How you and your mother alike/not alike? I have my mom stubbornness, her loyalty, her work ethic, and her love of family. I am not a dancer ... Read more

  • Fulla Baloney

    5/6/2016 3:52:25 PM, by AUTIEJ

    Today, in between work, a visit from the water heater fixer guy, a short trip to the post office, a stop-by by my sister to drop off some yummy sugar-free hazelnut flavor for my boyfriend (not that Coffee can possibly be any yummier than he naturally is, but he always dresses up for me), and tryi... Read more

  • food is fuel

    5/6/2016 9:31:59 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Reality Check

    5/6/2016 7:33:58 AM, by LPORTER2015

    Yesterday, I received a reality check...I thought I was making good choices most of the time and losing weight, but the numbers and measurements were not adding up...Plus, I always feel heavy with water weight/retention...As I started investigating I found out that my scale was broken...So frustrati... Read more