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  • Almost June!!

    5/29/2015 1:22:46 AM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Hard to believe Monday is June 1st! May has been quite the stressful month for me with our deadline at work. We have had a lot of interruptions and other things thrown at us so we're not going to meet the deadline but we're not the only company who isn't, so we're hoping for an extension. Will ha... Read more

  • Serenity Prayer

    5/29/2015 12:42:33 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change ; the courage to change the things I can ; and the wisdom to know the difference." - Reinhold Niebuhr... Read more

  • Serenity Prayer

    5/29/2015 12:42:31 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change ; the courage to change the things I can ; and the wisdom to know the difference." - Reinhold Niebuhr... Read more

  • another long awaited update

    5/28/2015 8:23:50 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    update on how i am doing with my pain issues and on the bariatric surgery... Read more

  • Thursdsday

    5/28/2015 1:16:29 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy life you are all very blessed and filled with love light joy and happiness hugs... Read more

  • a fabulous spring day

    5/28/2015 9:07:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    after a good night's sleep, i feel great today! i have a few errands to run, then i will be off to visit with my family. last night, work finished before 11 pm for me. so i was able to get a good night's sleep last night. my daughter has soccer practice tonight and i will be there. all of the birds ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/28/2015 12:51:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Create happiness for others." - Dale Carnegie... Read more

  • What I love about me

    5/27/2015 7:41:22 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    strong legs that can support me all day Nimble, pain free fingers that can play the piano Expressive eyes that are truly a window to my soul Arms that can lift up and encourage my family... Read more

  • Spicy Sparkologist Experiment week 1

    5/27/2015 4:28:04 PM, by FITJEN48

    Results: Maintained. Observations: There were some inconsistencies in my plan. I allowed diet pop to come back into the picture instead of my Green Tea. While I did track thoroughly, I did not stay within my ranges. While my cardio workouts exceeded my expectat... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/27/2015 12:56:41 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The depth of your understanding is a better indicator of intelligence than the speed of your learning." author Unknown... Read more

  • Healthy Habits Week One Day One

    5/27/2015 12:40:44 AM, by NIELSENSLADY

    So I'm not getting any thinner yet, LOL! My eating is not great. I honestly don't think its horrible compared to some but the scale says I've put on about 7 pounds in the last couple months so its not good either. I've read repeatedly by the women I admire most that the best way to see result... Read more

  • All is OK!!

    5/26/2015 4:08:37 PM, by RUFFIT

    I just finished the Spring BL Challenge on the Neon Ninja's team. I hit my loss of 5 pounds on Sunday. It made me happy and put a smile on my face. My blood pressure is good also. Maybe in a couple of weeks I can get off the high blood pressure medicine for good. I have been working hard and ha... Read more

  • a very warm and sunny day

    5/26/2015 10:23:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a really warm and sunny day here today. i have already put in two extra hours at work this week. today, it will be an extra two hours as well. tomorrow, it will be much more, as i have to go to work for around 12:30 pm. normally, i do not have to start until either 4 or 5 pm. that comes with b... Read more

  • Active Weekend

    5/26/2015 10:14:01 AM, by KTTAYLOR21

    I got up Saturday and did a CX Works class which focus on core strengthening for 30 mins. That class is really good and wish I could do it twice a week. 418 402 320 Yesterday I went to an outdoors Zumba class at a community center. They had it on the tennis court. It ran from 9:30 - 1... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/26/2015 12:16:38 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Change your thoughts and you change the world." - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Being Honest With Myself and Others

    5/25/2015 8:20:50 PM, by MAKEITBETTER

    I need to be honest. I have almost 100 pounds to lose to be healthy. I have started a million times and given up. I make excuses. But the truth is I'm a little lazy about exercise and I love food. It's my comfort. I sabotage myself. I want all of that to stop. I want to start again. I'm on day 8 of... Read more

  • Continuing on my Journey!

    5/25/2015 6:21:48 PM, by RAPUNZEL53

    I took the pledge never to quit on Thursday August 16, 2012 . I am happy to say that today I am just as committed and hopefully I will be for the rest of my life. This is my second blog entry and hopefully I will write some thing every day from now onwards. I would like to wish a happy and fulf... Read more

  • A bump in the start of the day

    5/25/2015 5:45:02 PM, by MOCNVW23

    So this morning I get up and decide that since my son isn't here I would work on his posters of his first 19 yrs of his life for his graduation party. Well instead of the poster I guess I decided a trip to the ER would be a little more exciting. I laid a grocery bag that had some garbage in it on t... Read more

  • Happy Memorial Day

    5/25/2015 3:30:53 PM, by POSEY440

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  • enjoying a nice spring day

    5/25/2015 9:12:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am just getting my day started. i had a much needed,restful day yesterday. at work, there will be at least one person away this week. so i know it will be a busy week for me and for the rest of my department. next week, i have my annual physical checkup. then i will find out for sure how my health... Read more

  • Rewarding myself

    5/25/2015 2:41:42 AM, by MOCNVW23

    I had a little more yesterday than what I have had in a long time to eat. I know I went over board, and I knew what I was doing while I was doing it. I allowed myself for the reason that it was a family gathering first family gathering of the summer, and also this is the first family gathering I ha... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/25/2015 1:55:57 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." - Mother Teresa... Read more

  • A lovely day of 'chill time' oh how I needed it! New items for the consignment gallery!

    5/24/2015 7:04:04 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    213 Hello my dear sparkling friends! Yesterday and today were truly 'chill' days! I hosted our large dine in/dine out group on Friday evening and I have to tell you...this task stresses me out to the max! There is no reason to be so anal about having the house look perfect, the outdoor pa... Read more

  • Ch ch ch ch ch change.

    5/24/2015 6:59:31 PM, by FITJEN48

    "All great changes are preceded by chaos." Deepak Chopra My grandfather used to quote the Three Stooges skit, Niagra Falls to me as a kid. He used to say, "Step by step, inch by inch, slowly I turn." That's how weight loss really goes, doesn't it? I know a lot of people myself included who... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/24/2015 12:34:21 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Flowers are Nature's messengers - reminders of an unspeakable beauty." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • CPAP Adventures - Nights 1 & 2

    5/23/2015 4:48:41 PM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    For a few days, I'm going to chronicle my adventures with my new CPAP machine in hopes that some of you reading will know what I'm going through and have some "tips"... My results from the sleep study were quite astounding! The max Respiratory Episodes they prefer you to have in one hour is 5 ... Read more

  • SO PROUD

    5/23/2015 3:53:44 PM, by MOCNVW23

    My youngest Christopher who is autistic graduated yesterday and I couldn't be prouder of him. He has worked so hard to get where he is. The first pic is him and his pa 2nd pic is him myself and his older brother Robbie 3rd pic he is with his grams ( these are my parents hes... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/23/2015 12:24:02 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Consistent happiness is found through living in a state of constant gratitude." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • getting ready to start my day

    5/22/2015 9:07:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off to a slow and steady start this morning. my daughter had a great time playing soccer last night and so did i. she really likes to play soccer and i enjoy watching her play. all of the birds say hi. friday is finally here. i had a really short work week this week. if i had my way,i'd work a f... Read more

  • Be Unstoppable.

    5/22/2015 12:35:07 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it." - Michael Jordan... Read more

  • Staying on track with emotional pain in tow.

    5/21/2015 9:48:48 PM, by FITJEN48

    I really don't want to get mega personal on here, so I'll keep it kind of vague. This week I experienced some pretty tough, raw and emotional moments. Those were quickly followed by emotional numbness. My friends would tell you I avoid strong emotion and try really hard to stay rational in those tou... Read more

  • NO REASON FOR NOT TRACKING

    5/21/2015 4:29:42 PM, by MOCNVW23

    Hi all I have been so busy just so much has been going on lately, all good for a change just one bad hard to deal with memory but I think I am dealing with it a little better this yr than I have the past 2 yrs. I thank you to a a very very supportive boyfriend. I have been doing a lot of spring cle... Read more

  • a sunny,windy day

    5/21/2015 1:29:10 PM, by MOMMY445

    i ended up taking the day off work yesterday. i was just too wiped out and i knew i would not be able to focus that well. i will try tomorrow and take it from there. today,my daughter starts soccer. she is sooooooo excited and wants to go early after she has her supper. i am excited,too! i finally w... Read more

  • Not a Game, Getting DONE!!!

    5/21/2015 12:58:11 PM, by NATURALROCKS

    This is not a game! I am determined to get back to where I was before the arrival of my little one. My weigh in day is tomorrow and I am already planning my Week 3 plan. Week 3 Plan Food- I am doing protein shakes in the morning for breakfast. So I plan on keeping up with this routine. Fresh fr... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/21/2015 11:24:29 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out." - Art Linkletter... Read more

  • What to Eat?

    5/20/2015 4:22:27 PM, by PLCPLCR

    I don't know about any of you, but I am lost in confusion about all the ways the "experts" say you're supposed to eat. For instance, eat lots of protein, don't eat carbs, eat carbs, don't eat sugar, just watch your fat, only count calories, eat as much as you want of meat, but no carbs, etc. There... Read more

  • Simple, easy cooking

    5/20/2015 4:02:13 PM, by PLCPLCR

    My daughter laughs at me because she knows how much I hate cooking & being in the kitchen in general. But, I have made it my mission to become a better cook and make really tasty, but healthy and easy meals. I figure there are thousands of recipes out there, as well as great restaurant food. I wa... Read more

  • Using tools available to me

    5/20/2015 3:53:37 PM, by PLCPLCR

    I have been a member of Sparkpeople for awhile now, but have not used the site fully. I am starting to change that and get back on track. I really like how we can track things on this site.Seeing it in print really helps me stay on track and find out where I need to make improvements. I used to b... Read more

  • a cool sunny day

    5/20/2015 10:34:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's a cool day here today. found out the other day at work that i need to take a different approach to how i am entering information. what i was doing is not working as well as i thought. so i am trying some suggestions from the boss to see if that helps. if they do not help and after my eye checku... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/20/2015 12:19:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Choose your goal and keep your eye on it. Never give up. Perhaps you will need to change your plan and approach your goal from a different direction, but don't quit. Keep thinking. Keep re-planning. Keep going." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Walk By. Water

    5/19/2015 4:20:36 PM, by POSEY440

    This went by me at my walk, What colors why is it turning pictur side ways?... Read more

  • My Walk

    5/19/2015 4:02:33 PM, by POSEY440

    Had a great walk today here are a few pictures. ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    5/19/2015 10:37:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great time in niagara falls the other day. i may go there again next weekend. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. i will be heading to work later this afternoon. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Back to the Grind

    5/19/2015 2:29:45 AM, by NIELSENSLADY

    Finally back to GA after a week in Salt Lake. Josh lose his Grandma at the end of April. Her husband Grandpa Joe planned her service for the 16th and he flew us all and put us up in a hotel and fed the congregation. It was a crazy week. The elevation gave me and Josh awful gas. I was up every n... Read more

  • Making Lemonade

    5/19/2015 1:50:31 AM, by JELLYBEAN007

    I had a very disappointing day today. I made plans to connect with a new friend (well, potential new friend - I don't really know her yet) after some family time. But my husband stepped out to run an errand and stayed out all day. I had to cancel my plans to stay home with our son, who was in kind o... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/19/2015 1:16:47 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Create happiness for others." - Dale Carnegie... Read more

  • Active on a rainy day

    5/18/2015 5:21:58 PM, by MOCNVW23

    Yesterday was a very productive and successful day with me I was way with in my calorie range and had i think 7 or 8 glasses of water. Was a rainy day, and rainy days sometimes can bring the blues they are lazy gloomy days ( for me and most I am sure). Rainy days gets me down, I am a outdoors perso... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/18/2015 2:50:27 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." - Mother Teresa... Read more

  • Thinking ahead. UPDATE BELOW

    5/18/2015 2:44:09 PM, by MTNGRL

    I was making a salad for lunch and thought I'd think ahead and make one for tomorrow's lunch. I've been wanting to try those salads in a jar recipes. I'll let you know if it is still fresh and tasty in a few days. I'll add the tomatoes then and maybe some feta cheese. I am sending thi... Read more

  • Fostering pets?

    5/17/2015 8:49:16 PM, by ELISADENK

    I'm thinking about fostering cats in my home. Has anyone done this? Is there anything I need to know?... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/17/2015 8:15:53 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails." - Thomas S. Monson... Read more

  • I've been MIA

    5/17/2015 4:10:43 PM, by B-FLAT

    I am sorry to say that it has been nearly 7 months since I been on Sparkpeople. This year has been a crazy ride. In just 2 weeks, I will have completed my first year of teaching. It has been stressful yet wonderful. I am VERY ready for the summer! I usually do a yearly goal check in January, bu... Read more

  • it's sunday

    5/17/2015 12:13:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off shortly to niagara falls, on the canadian side. with my family and friends. all the birds say hi and so does my daughter. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Positive Self WALK

    5/17/2015 12:12:43 PM, by FITJEN48

    My mind goes a lot fast than I do on my walks. Today was no exception. I found my mind chattering a lot today and about 30 minutes in, I started to pay attention and direct it better. Here's how it all went down. I started walking and it looked like it was going to storm so I started thinking a... Read more

  • Positive Self WALK

    5/17/2015 12:12:43 PM, by FITJEN48

    My mind goes a lot fast than I do on my walks. Today was no exception. I found my mind chattering a lot today and about 30 minutes in, I started to pay attention and direct it better. Here's how it all went down. I started walking and it looked like it was going to storm so I started thinking a... Read more

  • successful day :)

    5/16/2015 8:54:10 PM, by MOCNVW23

    I had what I think was a better day today. Yes I had one 16.9oz bottle of diet mt dew but I also had 7 glasses of water as well which is good for me. Had a banana and water for breakfast and lunch was a weight watchers meal and a banana and water dinner was one hamburger ( 93% lean) 3 oz boneless ... Read more

  • Who am I??

    5/16/2015 3:35:10 PM, by DIAMORROW1

    It has been almost 3 months since my husband died. I have been surviving I guess. I am going to the gym 3-4 days a week and that has really helped me with the stress and to sleep. I have been eating better and have actually lost some weight. Grief takes over some days and I try to not let it co... Read more

  • We all have our crosses to bear..but what we make of the lesson is what's important~

    5/16/2015 12:33:41 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    39 Today is a very sad day for DH and I. It's the day we lost our 22 year old angel son 9 years ago. Nine years feels like a VERY long time on some days..then on others it feels like yesterday...or even the very moment we were notified we had lost our Josh whilst on a huge cruise ship out in... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/16/2015 1:41:01 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    Love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us. Love is not a mere sentiment. Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation." - Rabindranath Tagore... Read more

  • Next time...

    5/15/2015 8:36:29 PM, by FITGRL124

    that I want to be lazy or feel like "I'm so tired, I'm just going to sit down or lay down for a while" I should reference this! I was looking up some easier exercise ideas so that when I able to health wise, that I will start working out again. Check out this pic that I found on Prevention.c... Read more

  • Pitch yourself well.

    5/15/2015 7:04:19 PM, by FITJEN48

    So, I already blogged about my "why" I'm losing weight, but I wanted to go into a little more depth on that subject today. I've actually sat down and asked myself why I wanted to lose weight in the past and the reasons were simple. Get healthy. Wear cute clothes. Have more energy. Look good. Fe... Read more

  • it's friday

    5/15/2015 8:51:32 AM, by MOMMY445

    a cloudy and not extra warm day here today. i am still taking it easy on the days when i have to work,more than i was doing. i am trying a few suggestions from my good friend and family to see if i can get back the energy,focus i need to do well in every area of my life. sometimes it feels like ther... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/15/2015 12:44:30 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Bringing a childlike wonder and a beginner's mind to life maximizes both success and joy." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • THIS OR THAT , DID I MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICE

    5/14/2015 7:06:02 PM, by MOCNVW23

    So today I had a craving all day long for nothing but sweet things, there are a few in the house, we use them for reward for my son on occassions. I waas so tempted all morning to grab some, but was trying to think what else I could do instead, I did try my veggies but just needed something sweet my... Read more

  • When your schedule goes ham. As the kids say.

    5/14/2015 5:42:20 PM, by FITJEN48

    The road to somewhere is paved with good intentions. I had it all planned out. I was going to get up and workout. I was going to head to my mom for the rest of the plants for my pond. Then, off to get a cardi for the dress I am wearing to bid my baby farewell at his High School graduation. Um yeah. ... Read more

  • Back tracking!

    5/14/2015 4:10:23 PM, by CHRISSYROO

    well, all efforts failing! Back to tracking! All needed apps are yo and running, feeling determined (again!) Christine, don't fail you now!!! ... Read more

  • a bright sunny day

    5/14/2015 9:49:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much needed day off for me today. i am just getting my day going. my daughter is really looking forward to going to soccer next week. what she does not know is that mommy will be at the game next week. the first night is practice. the second one, on the thursday night, is the actual game. this tim... Read more

  • National Dance Like a Chicken Day - youtube

    5/14/2015 7:25:37 AM, by -COURT-

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9k0_7
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  • Today's Inspiration

    5/14/2015 12:26:54 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Adopt the pace of nature ; her secret is patience." - Ralph Waldo Emerson... Read more

  • Thoughts and reflection of why I am here and daily goal Thursday

    5/13/2015 10:11:57 PM, by MOCNVW23

    I look back and wonder what got me to where I am today. What got me to the point that I have to make this life change struggle. I wonder if I could of done anything different in my life. I know there are something in life we can't control, the loss of a child, depression after major surgery that cha... Read more

  • The Big Why...a way to fill your battery.

    5/13/2015 9:23:55 PM, by FITJEN48

    So, I just thought I would share a little secret. I've been doing my little sticker chart of daily habits since about October of last year. One daily habit I have developed is to write my goals down every day (more on that in a minute). Another one is to watch/read something motivational everyday. ... Read more

  • A 'test' blog..hope this makes my teams roster lists :-))

    5/13/2015 6:56:10 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    2 Okay...call me slightly paranoid...when I noticed my blogs weren't showing up on ANY of my teams list...I began to worry. 24 You certainly know I can be...shall we say...controversial...from time to time? But a blog is basically a person's personal journey and outlook on their present... Read more

  • The skinny girls are having a party

    5/13/2015 12:46:48 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    I work in an office full of women (okay, yes, there are quite a few men, but in the team I work for, there is one. One. Poor guy!). These women, with two exceptions, range in size from a 00 to probably a 4, maybe a 6. The two exceptions are me and an older woman. We may be the same size (which I wil... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    5/13/2015 10:32:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    another busy day coming up at work for me today. i am going in even earlier than i did yesterday. i will really enjoy my off day tomorrow. i am definitely going to need it. all the birds say hi. my daughter sends hugs. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/13/2015 12:53:33 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Nothing is more valuable than your self respect. When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything. Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset, do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • BLC challenge. Spicy Sparkologist

    5/12/2015 8:59:14 PM, by FITJEN48

    This is the dawn of something brand new for me. Joining a group challenge. That, it has been. I have so needed a team. In fact, at the beginning of this year, that was one of my goals. for each area of my life that I was working on, I wanted to surround myself with people who were on the same path. ... Read more

  • Success

    5/12/2015 6:34:53 PM, by MOCNVW23

    So today marked a 2nd day in a row that I was able to get my goal of fruits and veggies in me plus some. I can not remember the last time I was able to do that. I was always struggling to just get 1 or 2 in a day and I h ave gotten at least 7 both days. I am hoping it is the starting of a trend/habi... Read more

  • Honestly...

    5/12/2015 4:02:33 PM, by STOPTHECRAVING

    Honestly, I want magic to be real. I want a wand that I wave around and change my reality with. I want to use it to fight demons. I want to use it to grant wishes. The only magic we have in life is the magic we make happen. Where we put in the work to make a different reality. Work ... Read more

  • May 12

    5/12/2015 3:02:06 PM, by SASSYLOVEBUG

    I have not abandoned my friends but I was away on my holiday and I picked up a virius and developed pneumonia. I was very ill. I have no energy and this is the first day that I have been partially ok. I cannot say that I have tried to exercise because I never got out of bed. My doctor gave me anothe... Read more

  • Slim Fast and Orange Juice

    5/12/2015 1:01:19 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    That's what I had for breakfast. And lunch. Do I think it's going to miraculously make me lose weight? No. But it is a quick, easy meal choice that I know with certainty the nutrient content and calorie count of. I'll be having baby carrots for a snack. Apparently 10 of them is worth 0 points o... Read more

  • Finished My First 5K of the Season!!

    5/12/2015 12:30:48 PM, by RUFFIT

    This has been the 4th year I have signed up for this 5K in town. It is a very hard course with many hills. The training for me started late since we had a longer winter this year. I would pick roads with many steep hills just so I would be in semi-good shape. I kept telling my men that this woul... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    5/12/2015 10:24:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    at work, there were two less people available in our department yesterday. ended up working until 1am last night. feeling tired this morning, so i will take it easy until i head to work later. i may treat myself to something before i head to work today. my daughter enjoys going to school. she starts... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/12/2015 12:18:14 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak." - Epictetus... Read more

  • GO MEEEEEE!!!! and Daily goal Tuesday

    5/11/2015 8:47:44 PM, by MOCNVW23

    I have to say I am very proud of myself today. Toady was and is the first day in a very very very very long time that I accomplished 3 of my impossible tasks. I slept 8 hrs last night woohoo and then today I had a goal of trying to get at least 3 or 4 fruit and veggies in me and I got that and plus ... Read more

  • A fitting Mother's Day and a new herb basket~Woo hoo I'm a gardener...well sorta!

    5/11/2015 6:48:40 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    Tis I...the new blondie...a happy gal on Mother's Day! it doesn't take MUCH to impress this Iowa gal. Mel's (our FAV diner in the world) always has a 1/2 price Mother's Day breakfast and THEN on top of that great bargain they give you a $5.00 gift certificate to use later. WHO DOES that an... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/11/2015 11:13:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great weekend and a great mother's day yesterday! my daughter made me a beautiful card and bracelet. i am wearing the bracelet now and i will wear it to work later. my french online course starts tomorrow and i am ready to start it. i am still working on my other two online college courses. ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/11/2015 3:20:53 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    "Seek first to understand, then to be understood." - Stephen Covey... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/10/2015 11:20:24 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Not what we have, but what we enjoy, Constitutes our abundance." - Epicurus... Read more

  • update on health and school

    5/10/2015 11:00:03 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    update on school and health for those interested... Read more

  • GOOD AND BAD EATING HABITS DURING MY VACATION BUT LOTS OF EXERCISE

    5/10/2015 8:25:57 PM, by MOCNVW23

    So we got back from vacation today. We had a very busy 4 days. The last day (mothers day) didn't quite go as planned. We left Thursday morning at 7:30 got to Toledo Ohio about 2:30 we sat around the picnic table and talked for a few hrs while having potato salad carrots cucumbers I had one bar bq c... Read more

  • Looking back at pictures

    5/10/2015 9:02:55 AM, by FITGRL124

    I was transferring pictures this morning from an old cell phone to my computer to get some new canvases made for the house. I came across some old pictures of myself from 4-5 years ago. They made me so mad!!!! Realistically, they should be motivating because I was thinner, in a size 4 and obviou... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/9/2015 11:53:59 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " In the eternity of all Creation, I am the only ME that ever will be." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Nineteenth Full Week of 2015

    5/9/2015 7:57:11 PM, by FITGRL124

    I'm still here - still struggling - still working - still going - not sure what I'm doing really! The first part of 2015 started out very well! January to March I lost 13 pounds. I've since gained back 3 pounds and now I'm just being steady. I'm not gaining and I'm not losing. I d... Read more

  • Another Biggest Loser Done!

    5/8/2015 4:54:36 PM, by HEIDIS2NDCHANCE

    Last Saturday, was the final weigh-in for the Biggest Loser Challenge in my neighborhood. This was a tough one and I have to say that I really tried my hardest. I wasn't the biggest loser but I did come in 3rd. I lost 12 lbs in 6 weeks and 4.56%. I feel really good with the results! Plus that is a h... Read more

  • Made a Solid Committment

    5/8/2015 9:34:16 AM, by KTTAYLOR21

    I told ya'll a few blogs back that my job has an Active Health plan where you get rewarded for improving your health. Not just any kind of reward but a monetary reward $25, $50, $75, $100 and $200!!! 244 Depending on what you have accomplished. I had my first call with the my nurse and we set a go... Read more

  • A warm sunny spring day

    5/8/2015 9:01:38 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is feeling much better today and went to school. i found a few more places to live that are within my budget. my good friend is helping me to find somewhere that is affordable and not too far from work for me. a place where the bus service goes late if i need to use it. he is also lookin... Read more

  • it's thursday

    5/7/2015 10:13:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is a bit under the weather today and is home from school. i was not feeling well myself the other day. perhaps there is something going around. i am heading out the door shortly to spend some extra time with her and to get something for my mom for mother's day. all the birds say hi. anot... Read more

  • Gaghhg...I'm NO good on selfies..but here's me..the new blondie! Mid Century goodies coming to gal

    5/7/2015 8:33:29 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    20 Whoa...my new I-Phone 6 plus has the power of definition of a #20 magnifying mirror! I'm not so sure I like all of this fine pixel precision...but...here's the new blond me! I've NEVER been this blond...never EVA! But the new look is growing on me after living with it for about a wee... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/7/2015 1:41:49 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is too short to worry about stupid things. Have fun. Fall in love. Regret nothing and don't let people bring you down." - Unknown Author... Read more

  • FAI

    5/6/2015 4:22:53 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I started about 6 weeks ago with horrible chronic pain in my hip. I finally got answers today. I have FAI. I have to go to a specialist and see about fixing it. I want to know if anyone has this and how you deal with it. Its limited me so much and I hate it. Having a very hard time with it. ... Read more