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  • One of the Best Ideas for Weight Lost... oxox

    9/15/2014 11:03:52 AM, by BABECAVE

    So I recently discovered how useful Pre-Packing Meals and Snacks can be... I was one of the people who did not understand what Pre-Packing Meals all Meant... until Recently I came across this Excellent and Life Changing Idea... It's Great if your a person who has trouble with Portion Control or Over... Read more

  • lost another lb

    9/15/2014 10:41:16 AM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    I guess i broke through the weight loss plateau i was having. I was stuck at 150lbs for a bit, i am now at 147lbs and i feel great. ... Read more

  • Work out Tips... Straight out of my office... oxox

    9/15/2014 10:33:24 AM, by BABECAVE

    Here are some Work out Tips that I came across and they helped me out... so I figured that I would share with everyone... or who ever comes across this blog... *Smiles* I love this saying... Because it's so True... and Very Sma... Read more

  • Be Active with kids... (Games And Activities) for the little ones...

    9/15/2014 10:07:06 AM, by BABECAVE

    I found this Game... where you pick a number and tell your kids to run, or walk, hop... to the number that you call out... Indoor or good out door fun... because it's good for kids to be active all year long... Always remember to Be Active with kids... Read more

  • Fun way to count the pounds that you have lost...

    9/15/2014 10:01:22 AM, by BABECAVE

    Here is a Fun way to count the pounds that you lose... Put marbles in a jar... to keep track of your weight lost... Does anyone have another idea.... that is close to this?... Read more

  • 9/15/2014 Review

    9/15/2014 9:29:26 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    As I suspected, the numbers from my tracker for the last two weeks were way down. I admit, it was more important to spend the time with Sherry and Helena than to get my steps in. It did surprise me that I somehow managed to get more miles in last week than I did the week before. Sunday-Tuesday of... Read more

  • Leading Cause of Death in the United States...

    9/15/2014 3:01:24 AM, by BABECAVE

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Here are the facts: *Nearly 1 million Americans died of heart disease in 2002, making it the leading cause of death. *52 million Americans have high cholesterol, a leading cause of heart disease. *67 percent of... Read more

  • It takes two weeks of not Strength Training to lose weaken muscles...

    9/15/2014 3:00:03 AM, by BABECAVE

    If you take time off or stop strength training, how quickly will your muscles begin to lose strength? within 2 weeks... After consistent strength training stops, you will eventually lose the strength that you built up. Without overload or maintenance, muscles will weaken in two weeks or le... Read more

  • Always Drink during working out... 15-20 minutes...

    9/15/2014 2:54:57 AM, by BABECAVE

    How much water should you drink during a workout? 8 ounces of water every 15-20 minutes... During one hour of vigorous exercise, the average person loses one quart (32 ounces) of water through sweat! However, drinking water before and after exercise is just as important.... Read more

  • Difficulty with falling asleep... oxox

    9/15/2014 2:52:52 AM, by BABECAVE

    Difficulty falling asleep is just one of four symptoms generally associated with insomnia. The others include: waking up too early and not being able to fall back asleep, frequent awakenings, and waking up feeling tired. Insomnia can be a symptom of a sleep disorder or other medical problem, and can... Read more

  • Depression can come at any age... young to older...

    9/15/2014 2:49:20 AM, by BABECAVE

    Depression is not a natural part of aging. While you may think that the risk of developing depression increases with age, that's not always the case. In fact, studies show that the elderly are more likely to be happy and content with their lives than their younger counterparts. Depression can occur ... Read more

  • How Do I Do It?

    9/14/2014 8:49:06 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I was a bit MIA yesterday. I had a 6 hour layover in Philadelphia and no matter where I went in the airport, I couldn't get online. I did get my walking in, however. I sat for awhile and looked at all the pictures and videos w... Read more

  • do i motivate people?

    9/14/2014 1:01:56 AM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    I have been wondering for awhile now, do i motivate people? Has anyone clicked on that button that asks if i motivate you? I hope i do, it is something i really like doing. I wish i knew for sure. Well i know i have motivated a few so thats a good thing. Hey i love all of my friends on here... Read more

  • i dont know what to write

    9/13/2014 11:58:02 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    I have no idea what to write so what im going to do is cut and paste a story i wrote for a friend a few days ago. As she walked daintly through the medow seeing all of the first morning dew on all of the beautifully colored flowers. It was calm and quiet as she walked. She could hear the bir... Read more

  • Regular exercise... oxox

    9/12/2014 1:47:40 PM, by BABECAVE

    Regular exercise can help prevent chronic illness, boost your mood and lengthen your lifespan, among a host of other benefits. But while consistent sweat sessions are great for you, they can also trigger head pain if you've increased your workout intensity quickly, worked very intensely or become de... Read more

  • 20 cups in a Large Movie Popcorn Container... OMG...

    9/12/2014 1:46:57 PM, by BABECAVE

    I just found out that there is 20 Cups of Popcorn in a Large Movie Popcorn Container... I thought it was only 10 cups... 10 is high... but 20 is extreme... It was double than what I already thought was a really high number... oxox... Read more

  • Woman and Strength Training....

    9/12/2014 1:45:15 PM, by BABECAVE

    While on a weight lifting program, the right hormones (testosterone) are necessary in order to bulk up. Women’s testosterone levels are much lower than men’s, so in most cases, they are not capable of building large muscles. In fact, since muscle takes up less room than fat, women tend to lose inche... Read more

  • If you don't Believe in yourself... than who else will...

    9/12/2014 1:43:57 PM, by BABECAVE

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  • Great Cheating Excuses... oxox

    9/12/2014 1:39:41 PM, by BABECAVE

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  • today is a new day

    9/12/2014 8:25:05 AM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Ok well what happened yesterday is what happened yesterday. Today is a new day and im not going to let what happened yesterday bother me. Im going to kick todays butt and just learn from my mistakes, i just thank the good lord im not in jail. I think im gonna do something nice for myself today... Read more

  • starting to get better

    9/12/2014 8:03:18 AM, by MELNJAY3

    yeah its takin a long time but I am starting to do better. I have been journaling my food. and it seems to be doing alittle better. not where it needs to be but I am able to control my portions. the friend that is helping me has had me journal for two weeks. and I am meeting her next week. I have lo... Read more

  • court today

    9/11/2014 9:46:51 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    I went to court today, got talked to sternly by the judge and had an anxiey attack, get to pay 1259 dollars to them, im on probation for a year and i get drug and alcohol tested licence is suspended for a year. So i went into a room so i could sign up for probation whoop dee do so fun -_-. And i hav... Read more

  • Some Things Are Too Hard

    9/11/2014 1:28:10 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I used to think the hardest thing to do was to say goodby to Sarah and Sherry. Well, at the time, it was. I learned to stay busy the first week we were apart. Then came Helena. I was a basket case when she left at 3 weeks to come to Nova Scotia. Now matter how I tried to psych myself up, I ... Read more

  • I owe everyone an apology

    9/10/2014 10:08:49 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Sorry I've been MIA, but I've been going through a lot lately. Sunday night I became very ill. After throwing up I fell asleep. Sometime during the night I actually fell out of bed. I ended up on the floor for almost seven hours until my carpool buddy came to pick me up and called 911 for me. In add... Read more

  • fun stuff for me and setting a goal

    9/10/2014 8:41:36 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Hi all you awesome people Well im gonna be dying my hair soon and getting it cut and styled. I really like the emo razor cut for girls where its long on the bottom, big and puffy on the top. Im going to either get really dark red or blue and let it be the over layer of... Read more

  • Self Defense and me

    9/9/2014 11:19:50 PM, by SALAM4545

    Took my first self defense class tonight. I was really nervous It so rocked! I learned how to use an enemys weight against him. I rolled without smacking my head on the ground (mostly). (I didn't learn to kick yet, but this was the only emoticon I f... Read more

  • Mental Vacation

    9/9/2014 12:51:45 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    This time away from the hustle and bustle and all the responsibilities that I have put on myself has been just what I needed. Thank you, Miss Helena, for making me slow down and remember the little, wonderful blessings that I have in my life.... Read more

  • sparkpeople

    9/9/2014 12:14:02 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Since being on sparkpeople i have met some really awesome friends, became the leader of a really cool group that just keeps on growing, joined really fun active groups, have felt happier and more positive about myself, have lost weight and fat, and dont feel that depressed or too stressed out about ... Read more

  • A Day Walking Along the Water

    9/8/2014 11:47:31 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    We went to downtown Halifax yesterday and spent the afternoon walking along the water. I really enjoyed going through the little shops and looking at all the different ships. There were a couple street performers that we stopped and watched that were quite entertaining. Of course, there were the ... Read more

  • please continue to pray... update

    9/8/2014 9:31:12 AM, by MELNJAY3

    About 4 am they moved grandpa down to ICU. his blood pressure went up. Oxygen went down to and fluid in his lungs. Needs prayers.... Read more

  • Ripples

    9/8/2014 1:13:30 AM, by SALAM4545

    You know how they say if you drop a pebble in the water, the ripples go further than the eye can see? I had been writing on one of the threads, and someone was encouraging lots of us to try positive affirmations. So I took a dry erase marker and wrote on the bathroom mirror "This is what beaut... Read more

  • cyber bullying

    9/8/2014 12:00:10 AM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    I dont like it and i dont except it anywhere. This is another reason why i have a hard time being on facebook. There are many people there that like to act like they are better then you and think its funny to be mean to you. I was having a good time talking to my friends and made a status that there... Read more

  • please pray...

    9/7/2014 9:21:21 PM, by MELNJAY3

    my 91 yr old grandpa is back in the hospital. he fell on Friday and was able to get up on his own. Saturday he fell again and was unable to get up. my grandma called 911 and took him to the hospital. they decided to keep him. he has a severe uti. he is very very sore and in pain. and very weak. the... Read more

  • Getting Braver

    9/7/2014 4:53:03 PM, by SALAM4545

    There are so many things that I have always wanted to do, but was afraid to, for a variety of reasons. Swimming is a big one, because I have a desperate phobia of water. Exercise classes were another, for fear of how people would judge me. Even the thought of being judged a bad mother was a powerful... Read more

  • found a rockin song

    9/7/2014 4:36:14 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    I was tryin to find an outkast song but typed in outcast instead, i came up with kerrie roberts. I was suprised by how freakin awesome the song was. Its like the song was litterly speaking to me. Yes im an outcast and happy to be one. This is to all of my friends that are concidered outcasts, keep b... Read more

  • 10-Week-Old Girl Vs. 55-Year-Old Grandma

    9/7/2014 10:06:06 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    In this corner we have 10-week-old Helena Colter. In this corner we have Patty Klaver. The challenge: get out and ready the Baby Einstein Mat. On go, have Helena lay on the mat and Patty lay down next to her. Turn the music on and move to the music. The winner moves the longest. I actuall... Read more

  • Random ramblings

    9/7/2014 1:37:38 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Full disclosure: I've been drinking WAY too much wine since my sister died. The pain has been intense. Like today I'm working on a lace stole that's giving me fits. I had the thought that she'll never see the finished stole. For that matter, she'll never tell me about new grandchildren or anything ... Read more

  • day 118

    9/6/2014 7:42:55 PM, by MELNJAY3

    today is day 118 of my log in streak. I have decided that I am going to concentrate on my nutrition for now. when I get that under control I will add the exercise. I know how to exercise and what I need to do but I definatley need to work on nutrition. that's the one thing that I have struggling wit... Read more

  • Roadblocks

    9/6/2014 7:37:16 PM, by MUSICALMOM1125

    I've been working with my therapist on "food issues" Turns out I'm afraid to loose weight. I'm scared of giving up the only constant source of comfort in my life - food. When I was a child I learned that food was all I could count on. And now I'm trying not to use it for that. Scary and hard...... Read more

  • Thank You Sherry and Daryl

    9/6/2014 11:20:47 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    My daughter Sherry and her boyfriend Daryl went out last night. It was the first time they've done that in over a year. Sherry was the typical new mom: debating whether or not she should go. Helena and I had a grand time. We made some videos and got lots of cuddling time in. Sherry needed... Read more

  • something cool

    9/6/2014 8:45:26 AM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Well You know that guy Mike Morelli that i was telling you about that had all that awesome information about the fitness stuff, well i wrote on one of his videos and he wrote me back yesterday. I thought that was awesome. :D ... Read more

  • before and after pics

    9/5/2014 7:00:22 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Oh yeah you can def see a difference i look so freakin much better, and i feel better about myself :D Me when i first started at 165lbs Me now, i feel hot xD hah... Read more

  • I'm Bad!

    9/5/2014 4:54:35 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I haven't seen my daughter and granddaughter since July 16. I haven't been able to get in many steps each day since I got here Wednesday. We had good intentions of taking the baby for a walk every day. But if you know anything about babies, you know how time consuming it can be to do anything. T... Read more

  • lost a lb

    9/4/2014 10:39:57 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Hey i lost another lb from 150lb to 149lb hopefully i broke through my weight loss plateau and gonnalose more but keep muscle. I am trying to look sort of like the girl in the pic that i have in my background. Im going to take a before and after pic me from 165lbs to now to show the difference in my... Read more

  • Look What Was Waiting for Me

    9/4/2014 11:42:53 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    My plane flights were way too early in the morning! The second flight was cold and bumpy. But at the end of the trip, the above is what I found waiting for me. I am definitely in heaven!! She's so big and we've already had ma... Read more

  • keeping my hopes up in a stressful situation

    9/3/2014 2:52:02 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    alright well lets see here there are a few things i am going thorugh right now that are going to happen in the next week. there is work but that's not that stressful they are awesome enough to give me the days off i need. second is DMV/dds. i am trying to figure out what is going on with my drive... Read more

  • Not In Plain Sight Today

    9/3/2014 5:13:27 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I'm not sure if I will be back on the computer today. So...I may be MIA on the teams. Can't apologize...getting ready to run through the shower and get to the airport. Helena, here Grandma comes! ... Read more

  • My sister just died

    9/2/2014 6:15:02 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I just got a call from my niece. My best friend and adopted sister just passed from a heart attack. I don't think I can breathe. Now we'll never get to meet. I wish I could cry or scream but I can't even move.... Read more

  • September??

    9/2/2014 10:06:52 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Is it really September? Where did June, July and August go? What happened to my list of things to do in the summer? Okay...my view of the world right now is a bit skewed. Not feeling well all weekend has done me in. It's September! Time to light that fire! I think I need some explosives... Read more

  • a bunch of info on weight loss and exercise

    9/1/2014 7:44:21 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Hey I was looking at YouTube last night and came by this guy named Mike Morelli jr. He had a bunch of info on how to get past weight loss plateaus weight training how to weight train increasing energy before a workout about spot training and one of his workouts for legs and core. If you wan... Read more

  • Fresh new month, fresh new start!

    9/1/2014 7:45:16 AM, by HUYANA_PHOENIX

    In August, I worked on getting #backontrack. I was so far off track that it was really a struggle. I may have failed more than I succeeded, but at least I did have some successes! Now it's September - fresh new month, fresh new start! I am COMMITTED to make measurable progress this month and to ... Read more

  • Review of Week Ending 8/31/14

    9/1/2014 6:01:12 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    It was a busy, stressful week last week. Between trying to get ready to leave, making sure Mom was set for when I'd be gone, babysitting, the accident and the locking myself out incident, it's no wonder I don't feel good. My throat is feeling the post-nasal drip this morning. Time will tell if I ... Read more

  • Sunday simmer

    8/31/2014 10:18:14 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    It's so bloody hot here that I had to quit working on my son's birthday afghan (try holding a double-thick blanket on your lap when you're already sweaty). I don't know if it's from summer, menopause or a demonic combination of both, but I end up sweaty every night. Meantime the sunburn I got at the... Read more

  • What Happened Around HEre?

    8/31/2014 7:12:14 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Been away a few days and I can't figure out how to navigate the site.... and this isnt' the only site that has happened to me on today, so being technically challenged, it's just not my day. I did go blueberry picking today. I am going to Halifax tomorrow for a few days. Supposed to rain, yuck...... Read more

  • Okay...I'm Stopped and Hoping

    8/31/2014 12:51:05 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Granted, I know that last week was a hectic, off week for me. But I still wasn't expecting to feel so yucky when I went to bed last night and got up this morning. I went to a clinic close by since my doctor is out of town. I was told that it could be a virus or it could be allergies. Whoopie! ... Read more

  • thinking about a gym membership

    8/31/2014 12:14:26 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    I was thinking, Since i have a job now, i have money lol. There is a planet fitness like five mins away from my job and was thinking about joining it and getting a black card. I really need some help with getting and toningmy ab muscles and getting my core a lot stronger, maybe i could get some he... Read more

  • Bummer.

    8/31/2014 3:28:26 AM, by COSMICWATCHER

    Summer was slow. In a slow kind of way… In my last blog i talked about having gained a few pounds over the exam period (which was ok) and that I was reluctant to step on the scale to find out the size of the dam... Read more

  • Saturday, August 30th

    8/31/2014 1:41:24 AM, by AMYC0128

    My surgery to remove my kidney stone has been delayed to September 17th now because the anesthesiologists will not touch me because of swelling of my optic nerve and my Intracranial Hypertension until I get the results of my MRI's that are scheduled for September 9th. Depending on the results it may... Read more

  • lost more fat %

    8/30/2014 11:17:30 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    This is gonna be a quick one. I went from 26.29% to 25.7 Which is pretty cool, im still trying to get that scale to move though lol... Read more

  • day 106

    8/30/2014 7:53:21 PM, by MELNJAY3

    I haven't blogged for awhile. I have had some things going on around here. I haven't worked out and haven't done well with nutrition. im not giving up though. I have reached out to a friend and asked her to "play" dietician. she is a body by vi consultant. so she know a lot of what she is talking ab... Read more

  • I "Just Did It"

    8/30/2014 12:23:45 PM, by FATCAT216

    No excuses - that is my new motto. I am the queen of excuses - Too hot, too cold, raining, busy, etc, This morning I woke up early, got my walking clothes on and stepped outside. It was sprinkling. First thought was well I tried and retreat back to the couch. Nope! Walked myself right to the gar... Read more

  • Next Week Will Be So Much Better!

    8/30/2014 10:05:07 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Everyone must take his/her own turn at having "one of those weeks". It was my turn this week. In addition to my usual work days, I had to fit in a few doctor appointments for both Mom and me and a meeting that I had to move from next week to this week. In getting ready for next week, there w... Read more

  • Reasons to Feel Good about Your Body...

    8/30/2014 3:00:47 AM, by BABECAVE

    ''What is one body part you can feel grateful for, love and appreciate, no matter what size and shape it is right now, and why?'' ''I love my hands because they let me hold the hands of someone else who needs my support.'' ''I love the relaxing feeling of my toes sinking into the sand when... Read more

  • How to Deal with Your Fiance's Unhealthy Habits...

    8/30/2014 12:30:49 AM, by BABECAVE

    1. Have a frank conversation. Your fiancé is—and will soon legally be—your life partner. If your fiancé's unhealthy habits are throwing a wrench into your plans of looking radiantly healthy on your wedding day, speak up. It may be that your fiancé is completely unaware that you're trying to lose wei... Read more

  • The Before-During-After Journal...

    8/30/2014 12:29:01 AM, by BABECAVE

    Experts who study motivation have long recognized two basic types of motivation: 1. Extrinsic (external) motivation, when you are motivated primarily by external rewards and consequences, either positive or negative. When you pull yourself out of your nice, warm bed in the morning to go to wor... Read more

  • Where Does Your Motivation Go When You Lose it?

    8/30/2014 12:27:45 AM, by BABECAVE

    "I've lost my motivation." "I just can't seem to find the motivation I need to stick to this." "I do fine for a couple days, but then I just can't seem to stay motivated." How many times have you said something like this to yourself? Probably more than a few times, if you're like m... Read more

  • Be Your Own Cheerleader

    8/30/2014 12:25:28 AM, by BABECAVE

    12 Ways to Stay Motivated On Your Own 1. Give yourself a pep talk. Remember Jessica, the self-affirming Internet sensation? Sure, her self-pep talk is silly and cute, but she's wise beyond her years and that positivity is infectious. Channel your inner Jessica and set aside a minute every day... Read more

  • is dating making you fat...

    8/30/2014 12:22:30 AM, by BABECAVE

    Dating isn’t easy. In the beginning stages, deciding what to wear, where to go, and whether you should or shouldn't kiss can be stressful. Then, once you start to get more serious, you have big decisions to make, such as whether to be exclusive, to live together, or to get married. With so much to t... Read more

  • Workout Ideas for Couples...

    8/30/2014 12:19:11 AM, by BABECAVE

    The Benefits of Exercising with Your Partner... The two of you may be at different fitness levels and have different goals, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t exercise together. There are plenty of reasons to give it a try: • Safety. With someone else watching your form and being there to sp... Read more

  • What you can and can't do to help motivate someone...

    8/30/2014 12:15:13 AM, by BABECAVE

    Conventional wisdom says that you can’t motivate someone else. Maybe you can, however, inspire her with your own good example, give her the information she needs to solve problems, or support her when the going gets tough. But like the proverbial light bulb, that person is not going to change her be... Read more

  • Put Yourself First...

    8/30/2014 12:11:53 AM, by BABECAVE

    Preserve your physical health with adequate sleep, exercise, and nutrition. • Value your emotional health as much as the physical, with a support system of friends and a willingness to laugh—especially at yourself. • Schedule fun activities on a regular basis—it’s just as important to plan... Read more

  • hit a weight loss platou

    8/30/2014 12:09:56 AM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Im wondering if anyone has any ideas on how to start losing the weight again after hitting a platou. Ive heard of carb cycling, and eating a lot for 3 days then going back to your regular cal intake. Im really not sure what to do. Please give me some ideas if you can think of anything. Thanks :)... Read more

  • Become Your Own Best Motivator

    8/29/2014 11:14:43 PM, by BABECAVE

    True or False: My motivation seems to depend on what the scale (or tape measure, fit of my clothes, etc.) says. I feel motivated when I see results, but unmotivated when I don’t. SCORE (1-10): _____ 2. True or False: I feel like I am in a constant battle with myself. In my “normal” state, I... Read more

  • Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You...

    8/29/2014 11:12:45 PM, by BABECAVE

    Vegetables: Asparagus Avocados Beets Bell peppers Broccoli Brussels sprouts Cabbage Carrots Cauliflower Collard greens Crimini mushrooms Cucumbers Eggplant Garlic Green beans Kale Mustard greens Onions Peas Portobello mushrooms Potatoe... Read more

  • Writing Your Weight Loss Vision Statement

    8/29/2014 11:08:56 PM, by BABECAVE

    What do I want my life to look like in (1, 5 or 10) years? Explain what you want to be doing, the roles you want to take on, how you want to see yourself, etc. 2. What would my ideal days look like? Explain why you'd look forward to getting up in the morning, the first thing you'd do every ... Read more

  • Been MIA for awhile

    8/29/2014 10:02:58 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I haven't had ANY Spark of late. Not just low, none. All this week work was sheer H**l, and I've been so depressed I couldn't do anything. Well, I survived the week (which I wasn't at all sure I would). Now I'm on vacation and I don't have to see the office for NINE. WHOLE. DAYS. I'm celebratin... Read more

  • Finally!

    8/29/2014 11:59:51 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    After my knee being swollen for about two months and and my back hurting, I finally got into a doctor yesterday. I have to go to another doctor for my back, but I did get a cortisone shot in my knee. It feels a little better. I'm not sure how long it will last. He talked about getting an ultraso... Read more

  • Where are your favorite vacation spots and why?

    8/29/2014 9:59:45 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    I am a big Disney Cruise fan and I will go any where that they go. So far my favorite place has been Europe.... Read more

  • Day 705: September Goals

    8/29/2014 9:10:00 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    The reason why the air show was cancelled in Chicago. But we had fun. ... Read more

  • How my new job went

    8/29/2014 8:05:16 AM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Well i loved it, all the people liked me, and i liked the work. Im working with softlines (clothing) i get them from the back in the wearhouse part, i walk out with the clothing on a thing called a z rack its long and shaped like a z lol after i get it out, i walk from one department to the next try... Read more

  • go to advanced pain management on the 19th of Sept.

    8/28/2014 4:19:00 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    On the 19th of Sept. I see a pain specialist for my foot at 3:00 I have to be there. This will end my 6 month battle with plantar fasciitis. I will finally have relieft after waiting for something to be done.... Read more

  • September is National Obesity Awareness month...

    8/28/2014 3:10:17 PM, by BABECAVE

    More than 23 million children and teenagers in the U.S. are obese or overweight, a statistic that health and medical experts consider an epidemic. While obesity rates have soared among all age groups in this country, obesity is a particularly grave concern for children. Childhood obesity puts n... Read more

  • HOSPICE AND MY MOM

    8/28/2014 8:19:44 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Friends I am home...and I am pathetically sad. I mean I have always felt heartache when I came home from a wonderful vacation, but with me being overwhelming un satisfied in my life/weight /health... and surrounding here anyway, it is much worth coming back. I feel sad, I feel lonely...the only thin... Read more

  • A FRESH NEW DAY

    8/28/2014 8:03:33 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I've been struggling the last few days. But something happened yesterday that brought me back to reality, Life in general. As someone was talking about their life & how bad things were, then about that time my program kicked in. ***I am the only one responsible for me. With the help of my HP - GO... Read more

  • Stopping Cold Turkey Method...

    8/28/2014 12:00:30 AM, by BABECAVE

    Error unknown... (Will Post more information soon)... Read more

  • starting a new job

    8/27/2014 6:53:31 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Im excited. I am starting my new job tomorrow at Dick's sporting goods. I know working at this place will defiantly help me to keep going in the healthy direction. Theyeven have me wearing workout clothing, and tennis/running shoes. This is going to be fun and awesome. I cant wait to meet everyone, ... Read more

  • Day 703: Vow Renewal & Vacation

    8/27/2014 8:59:25 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    I may have been back since Saturday, but have been extremely busy. So here goes. Vow Renewal went overall pretty well, there was one person that was trying to rush us because we didn't pay someone to do it for us, he got frustrated because he didn't want to be there forever waiting on when we decide... Read more

  • Would I Really Want a Do-over?

    8/27/2014 4:54:33 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Everybody has those days on occasion where a day doesn't end up at all like they wanted. Yesterday was one of those days. I tried to get a handle on my mound of paperwork. I swear it grew as I sat at the table. Mom's basement flooded a couple weeks ago. When someone with short-term me... Read more

  • I want to be a preschooler!

    8/26/2014 11:58:28 PM, by SALAM4545

    They get naps and they get to play with playdough and nice people read to them and tell them stories! I want to lie on a mat and hear a story! They laugh with their whole bodies. They cry when they feel like it. They don't worry about their feelings being appropriate. If someone my age does th... Read more

  • Finally relief!

    8/26/2014 7:43:58 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    I seen the podiatrist and he listened and referred me to a pain management place in Green Bay for a partial release of the plantar fascia ligament. He explained why a full release won't work and made me feel like someone he genuinely cared for. What a difference between Scharer and DeNamur.... Read more

  • Reasons your not losing weight...

    8/26/2014 2:54:27 PM, by BABECAVE

    Don't just rely on the scale to measure your weight loss. That number won't really tell you everything you need to know. Exercise can help you lose when you're really using it to burn extra calories, not as a reason to eat more. The best way to lose weight is to cut back on what you eat an... Read more

  • It's About Time!

    8/26/2014 9:21:23 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I'm starting to really get excited about going to Nova Scotia to see Sherry and Helena. I guess that before this, it just seemed like too far away. So, my spirits are lifting. My lists are being made. My errands must be started. As it's a day off for me, it's time to put the pedal to the metal... Read more

  • Tuesday, August 26th

    8/26/2014 4:43:54 AM, by AMYC0128

    I have been having a lot going on lately. I have been to the ER quite a bit for myself and also my dad and my youngest son. I have a huge kidney stone on my right side that may require 2 surgeries to get rid of it. I have surgery set for Thursday, September 4th with an overnight stay in the ho... Read more

  • Get Fit Without Leaving the House...

    8/26/2014 12:45:57 AM, by BABECAVE

    The Basics Remember, you want to build a gym based on your own personal needs and fitness level. As you progress, you can add on equipment, so don’t feel that you need to buy everything at one time. Your gym can be as simple or complex as you want. 1. Dumbbells (Free weights): A good ... Read more

  • Depression & Research shows that exercise...

    8/26/2014 12:42:49 AM, by BABECAVE

    Research shows that exercise: • Releases tension in muscles that contributes to depression-related soreness and insomnia • Reduces levels of the stress hormone cortisol, relieving feelings of anxiety and agitation • Raises body temperature, which appears to have calming effects... • Pos... Read more

  • 50 Ways to Burn 100 Calories

    8/26/2014 12:31:28 AM, by BABECAVE

    (Workouts) 1. Biking: 23 minutes of casual cycling 2. Cardio dance class: 15 minutes 3. Elliptical: 8 minutes 4. Jumping rope: 9 minutes at a moderate intensity 5. Lifting weights, vigorously: 15 minutes 6. Pilates: 24 minutes 7. Rowing machine: 13 minutes 8. Running stairs: 6 minute... Read more

  • 50 ways to reward yourself...

    8/26/2014 12:29:43 AM, by BABECAVE

    1. Give yourself permission to take a nap. 2. Visit the library or bookstore all by yourself. 3. Have a guilt-free home spa afternoon. 4. Sleep in! 5. Take a selfie to celebrate your progress. 6. Spend an hour away from your phone or computer. 7. Eat lunch outside or at least away from y... Read more

  • Healthy Choices Reward System... oxox

    8/26/2014 12:22:49 AM, by BABECAVE

    Healthy Choices Reward System 1 star for going to the gym 1 star for going to the gym three times in one week 1 star for walking at least 30 minutes 1 star for walking outside in temperatures below 20 or above 80 1 star for drinking at least six cups of water per day 2 stars for dr... Read more

  • Let 'em fly!

    8/26/2014 12:04:37 AM, by HUYANA_PHOENIX

    How I feel when I attempt running (even with an incredibly good sports bra on)... ... Read more

  • rockin out

    8/25/2014 9:35:36 PM, by PUNKGIRL5003

    Man i just remembered a song i liked as a teenager. I listened to it religiously before class started on my discman xD ministry in the 90s Jesus built my hotrod."Soon I discovered that this rock thing was true Jerry Lee Lewis was the Devil Jesus was an architect previous to his career as a proph... Read more