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  • it's thursday

    7/2/2015 11:49:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny summer day here today. had a great time with my daughter yesterday! to see her so happy makes my day. all of the birds say hi. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/2/2015 1:48:38 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Pause to appreciate the beauty around you. Whether rainbow or butterfly, mountain or tree, painting or poem - whether crafted by nature or by a human hand beauty adds a magical element to life that surpasses logic and science." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.... Read more

  • July...Yep, sure feels like it!

    7/2/2015 1:23:59 AM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Greetings from HOT Kansas! The heat is good for the harvest so I guess I can live with it for now... Ah, July! Already had a fun adventure! A friend of mine bought me a ticket to see Weird Al Yankovic for my birthday back in January. Last night was the concert! And WHAT a concert it was! ... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/1/2015 11:30:23 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Celebrate life live lots enjoy everything sending light love joy and happiness hugs... Read more

  • Slacking and giving up

    7/1/2015 6:44:14 PM, by MOCNVW23

    I have been slacking a lot on tracking my food have tracked here and there and some of my exercise. There are days that I have just said the heck with it I'm done. I feel this way cause I get agitated when I can't exercise like I want to. No matter what I do it kills me. I have so many injuries to m... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/1/2015 3:05:55 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Nothing can dim the light that shines from within." - Maya Anjelou... Read more

  • Day 2 Raw..scale says I lost 3.5 lbs after my first day RAW...WHAT?

    6/30/2015 10:47:30 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    2 We are NEVER ever EVA happy are we? I just jumped on the scale and had a mental debate with myself over the number I saw. 3.5 lbs. less than yesterday's read. Now how is that EVEN possible. Are my batteries low..was I EXTRA heavy on yesterday's weigh in...did I have a ton of water weight...WHA... Read more

  • When Things Go Wrong as They Sometimes Will ...

    6/30/2015 10:21:25 AM, by MAKEITBETTER

    After a super week, I dropped my laptop and broke it. I hadn't backed up my work for over a month. I know better. Frustration, fear, anger ... all directed at ME overwhelmed me yesterday. I ate strawberries and cream when the dessert was presented. A lot of cream. It didn't make me feel better. Just... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    6/30/2015 8:57:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm having a great day so far! i got caught up on my course work yesterday. today, i am getting just a bit ahead,so i can enjoy the rest of the week and whatever the week will bring. my daughter is enjoying being off school. i got her some workbooks for the next grade and she has already started on ... Read more

  • Day 1 RAW far so good!

    6/29/2015 3:05:31 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    4 It's 2:35 EST Florida and I've only had raw food so far! Now that isn't much of a record in the RAW eating book...but for me it's a pretty big deal. I woke up and had 8 oz of water with the juice of a lime (didn't have a lemon available) and 1 T Apple Cider Vinegare with the 'Mother' in it... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/29/2015 2:38:15 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " A thankful heart is the greatest virtue." - Cicero... Read more

  • 5% Challenge Motivation Email

    6/29/2015 1:40:23 PM, by KTTAYLOR21

    What I can do in 8 weeks? I can lose 5% of my weight. I can making healthier choices. I can improve my stamina. I can run on the treadmill. I can eat more veggies. I can become stronger. I can look good in shorts. I can build more muscle. I can feel better about accomplishing my... Read more

  • it's monday

    6/29/2015 8:29:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to catch up and get ahead on my course work. my daughter and i had a great time yesterday! woo hoo! looking forward to spending even more time with her now that she has finished school until september. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. i have a few errands to run today. i will do the... Read more

  • #ProjectSaltAndLight

    6/28/2015 8:40:41 PM, by D710DANCE

    Historically and as a rule, I do not openly discuss political and controversial topics; however, the atrocious massacre of the nine innocent lives that took place at Mother Emmanuel on Wednesday, June 17th in the year of our Lord 2015 have completely awaken me and left me forever changed. Yes... Read more

  • The Good - The Bad - and The Not So Pretty

    6/28/2015 8:10:11 PM, by BOOPSTER69

    Ok, it has been a long time but, I am starting a new journey! I completed a marathon on May 17th - the Colfax Marathon in Denver, CO. I chose to do the marathon because it was the 10th Anniversary for Colfax and it had been 10 years since I did a marathon. Let's face it I am not getting younger, ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/28/2015 5:51:41 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " And above all, Take time to live ! Time runs fast, never to return ! " - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Summer 5% Challenge Weigh In

    6/28/2015 4:31:48 PM, by GOODGETNBETR

    It's hard looking back sometimes. Especially if what you're looking back at seems better than the current reality. I look back at 2014 blogs, with scale pics showing less than 200 lbs, and can't help but wonder: what went wrong? Why did I let it slip to return once more to where I am again...unco... Read more

  • Putting fork down between bites

    6/28/2015 11:38:46 AM, by --MAY--

    Hey, I started doing this yesterday, though it is hard to remember it will come, just like Marilyn says it will be automatic, like putting on sunscreen after getting burned, or not putting your hand on a hot Iron even when your 82 year old Mother said it was turned OFF!! I Will Never do that again! ... Read more

  • Accountable For the Week

    6/27/2015 9:20:04 PM, by MAKEITBETTER

    This was a good week for me. I went swimming, trail running, walking, hiking and did yoga almost every morning. I ate fairly healthy, but did not deprive myself of everything. Moderation. Except with lettuce. I probably overdid it with salads. Ha. But I'm learning to make better choices for my nutri... Read more

  • it's saturday

    6/27/2015 1:18:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    a windy and cloudy day here today. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! not much planned for today. just taking it easy. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Spicy Sparkologist July Experiment

    6/27/2015 10:33:14 AM, by FITJEN48

    Experimenting evokes all kinds of mischief for me. Trying something and waiting to see what happens activates my curiosity and anticipation signals. Back in the 20th century, Weight Watchers was my experiment of choice. The group setting and hilarious leader lightened the load in more ways th... Read more

  • Summer 5% Challenge...I'm ready and rarin' to GO!

    6/27/2015 7:46:17 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    104 This is me...ready for our Summer 5% Challenge. This is where we challenge ourselves to lose 5% of our current body weight in 8 weeks. It's a GREAT way to keep yourself accountable as you are on a team that is counting on your full fledged support to earn miles (fitness minutes) to gas up ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/27/2015 1:14:31 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to dream. Dreams are the hints that will lead you to happiness....." - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Spring 5% Challenge Commitment

    6/26/2015 9:43:22 PM, by VISUALLYRICS

    Today's TEAM assignment is to list 10 reasons you want to lose weight. I will be resilient no matter how many times I get knocked down. I will preserve the JOY I have inside no matter the circumstances. I will reward myself for meeting my current goals. I will celebrate my pr... Read more

  • Laughter is the best medicine.

    6/26/2015 11:11:03 AM, by VISUALLYRICS

    Laughter is a powerful antidote to stress, pain, and conflict. Nothing works faster or more dependably to bring my mind and body back into balance than a good laugh. Humor lightens my burdens, inspires hope, connects me to others, and keeps me grounded, focused, and alert. So bring on the l... Read more

  • Things I have noticed

    6/26/2015 10:45:06 AM, by MOCNVW23

    I was sitting here this morning eating my breakfast and wasn't really thinking about it, but it hit me that I have been lacking in this journey. It dawned on me that I have been missing a lot of breakfasts during the weeks, and I have been lacking on getting my fruits and veggies in me along with my... Read more

  • it's friday

    6/26/2015 8:43:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! even though it is bringing rain with it,that is okay. there are plenty of indoor activities that can be done,including dancing. my daughter also likes to dance. she enjoys being active. i asked her the other day which fun activity she would like to do the most this summe... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/26/2015 2:42:36 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to play. That is the essence of youth." Author Unknown... Read more

  • Frustrated - wondering why I am still hanging on.

    6/25/2015 11:25:41 PM, by ASH_CLEMENT

    I have had no loss since the past 4 months. I have done everything that I can, but I just am stuck in the 160s. I see everyone else losing weight around me with not even half the effort that I put in and I really feel bad about it. DH says why do you stress over the fact that you're not losing we... Read more

  • June Checkup...

    6/25/2015 9:57:37 PM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Over half-way through June. How are my goals coming? 1. I am wearing my Vivofit every day. There are a few days I haven't made goal but I now have a good friend who also has one and is challenging me as far as steps. He's been reffing basketball this summer so some days he has over 13,000 s... Read more

  • Spicy Sparkologist heading into week 6

    6/25/2015 3:58:27 PM, by FITJEN48

    Here's a mini lab report in progress thus far followed by my original experiment as posted in our tracking thread. My goals were to lose 12 pounds in the twelve week challenge. At the start of week 6, I've lost 3. Continuing on this track, I would obviously be at 6 pounds by the end of twelve w... Read more

  • The One Thing We Cannot Forget On This Journey

    6/25/2015 10:20:38 AM, by MAKEITBETTER

    This morning I read a comment from a woman who sinned. She went to a family reunion and ate and drank and laughed and played and enjoyed some homemade ice cream. Now she's lamenting and beating herself up and berating her lack of will power. Her words made me sad. I thought this journey was all abou... Read more

  • it's thursday

    6/25/2015 9:16:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's my daughter's last day of school today until september. soon, i am off to see her get her award and spend some time with her. i can run my errands from that end instead of at this end, here in the big city. my daughter already has plans for canada day. every year, we go to a big park where cana... Read more

  • Oh my goodness! I could honestly delete my blogs and just start over..

    6/25/2015 1:39:51 AM, by NIELSENSLADY

    Here is my update. Nothing worthwhile to write about but I figured I would get it out via blog anyway. I've been stressed a lot. I am struggling with dealing with my toddler's chatteriness! Bah! Is there a diagnosis for that???????? He talks all day long! I've been occupied with trying to... Read more

  • How I Almost Cooked Myself Because I Was Embarrassed

    6/24/2015 12:04:18 PM, by MAKEITBETTER

    This morning I got up extra early to avoid a crowded gym. I KNOW people who go to the gym and they haven't seen me in awhile because I haven't been there. But I'm BACK. So there I was all alone reveling in the water, back and forth at my own pace, splashing and having a great time. Then along ... Read more

  • so much sunshine

    6/24/2015 11:14:59 AM, by MOMMY445

    another sunny day here today! woo hoo! my daughter has just one more day of school left and she is done until september. i found out yesterday that she is getting an award at the school assembly tomorrow afternoon. of course mommy will be there. i was planning to be there,anyways. now i have a reall... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/24/2015 12:15:15 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to work. That is the price of success." - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/23/2015 11:25:41 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to think. That is the secret to success." - Author Unknown... Read more

  • This and That

    6/23/2015 3:09:09 PM, by MOCNVW23

    This blog isn't much of anything but a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Its been a crazy couple weeks, I haven't been on here as much as I would of liked, and I have got off track a little on some days, yesterday being one of them. Between doctor appointments had of since the 15th of Jun... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    6/23/2015 9:31:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful summer day here today! woo hoo! I will get outdoors in a while and enjoy it. i am getting more caught up with my online courses today. i keep well hydrated every day,especially on very warm days. i'm wearing more of my nice clothes these days. i am still looking for work,too. my daughter... Read more

  • How To Be Patient With The Process

    6/23/2015 8:36:00 AM, by MAKEITBETTER

    I want it now! The weight loss. I want to see a difference when I look in the mirror. I want to feel stronger. I want my clothes to feel baggy when I wiggle them on. I've been at this faithfully for awhile now, and I can't see or feel much of a difference yet. In fact, my blouse would hardly butt... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/22/2015 11:57:49 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    Take time to do charity work. That is truly the key to heaven !" - Author Unknown... Read more

  • What the heck is my problem? Sneak peak into my crazy.

    6/22/2015 7:48:29 PM, by FITJEN48

    So, it's been a couple of weeks since I purposely worked out. I've tracked and done pretty great nutritionally, so what the heck is my problem exercising? I usually get this right and the nutrition wrong. Uggh A quick nod to my friends on the Spicy Sparkologists, I could pour out excuses about ... Read more

  • it's monday

    6/22/2015 8:26:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    a lovely,warm day here today. my dad had a great father's day, i am catching up on some of my course work,house work and in getting some groceries. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • You have through Monday 6/22/15 to raise your voice against GMO's

    6/21/2015 7:52:47 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    4 If you care about the food that you eat and want to be informed if the food is genetically modified...let the FDA know...but act only have through tomorrow to voice your comments. oregonrighttoknow.ngpvanhost.c
    om/form/-3707580306070108416 It has been said that imbibing GMO food... Read more

  • another update

    6/20/2015 9:11:59 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    yet another update for you... Read more

  • This nasty little 'robber baron' has taken out the bird feeders! :-((

    6/20/2015 2:39:33 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    WANTED-- THE INFAMOUS RACKY THE RACCOON and sidekick robbers of little birdies and their feed! A lesson in food chain dynamics...right outside our leisure room windows! A few blogs back I told you about the relaunch of our bird feeders. We had them for years and took them down... Read more

  • it's saturday

    6/20/2015 1:13:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and take it easy. i haven't made any specific plans for the day. it is more relaxing this way. this is the first day this week where i have not had to go somewhere or had to be somewhere at a certain time. all of the birds say hi. my daughter is also relaxing today. she has signed up ... Read more

  • Getting Ready for the Summer 5% Challenge!!

    6/20/2015 11:49:46 AM, by SUNSHINEYOURWAY

    I am so excited about starting the Summer 5% Challenge.. One of my Spark Friends told me about the 5% Challenges and the first one I did was the one during the Winter Time. It really helped me get through the cold winter months staying focused on my weight loss journey. I am at goal weight an... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/20/2015 12:31:16 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to listen. That is truly the intelligent thing to do." - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Interesting comparisons

    6/19/2015 7:30:24 PM, by ELISADENK

    Just had a visit with my 27-year old niece whom I haven't seen in 20 years. She's my height. Has my brown eyes. Has my teeth. She came from a cruise. Before cruising, she weighed 137. After cruise, she weighed in at 141ish. (Not bad for a cruise) Said food wasn't too great except ... Read more

  • Where does the time go?

    6/19/2015 5:34:09 PM, by BOVEY63

    I knew it had been a long time since I last blogged, but I really didn’t think it has been almost six weeks. Where did those six weeks go? The second week of May was an eventful one – my oldest son graduated from college that Friday. Mike, my youngest son Troy and I drove to the cerem... Read more

  • Accountable To Myself

    6/19/2015 9:05:26 AM, by MAKEITBETTER

    In a certain 12-step program I've learned that I need to separate myself from chaos. I need to focus on being whole and healthy. I need to stop the insanity and be accountable for my own happiness, no matter what's going on around me. So last month, when I was at my darkest place and heaviest weight... Read more

  • it's friday

    6/19/2015 8:52:08 AM, by MOMMY445

    i found out today that there some other online courses i can take,along with the main two i am currently in, math and document use. i am still working on my french and computer keyboarding courses,too. today i am getting some assignments for the last two done and then i am going to go and enjoy the ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/19/2015 1:15:31 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to read. It is the true portal to knowledge." Author Unknown... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/18/2015 10:38:07 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to give. Life is too short to be selfish !" - Author Unknown ... Read more

  • Ok this "dummy" needs some help plz lol

    6/18/2015 7:44:41 PM, by MOCNVW23

    As I mentioned in my last blog my dr and physical therapist gave me some exercise bands to use to help with my weak leg due to nerve damage. I tie the band around the leg of my bed and the other end around my ankle and I do what he calls the clock stretch you start at 12:00 and stretch the leg one w... Read more

  • New exercises to help me out

    6/18/2015 4:36:51 PM, by MOCNVW23

    So I haven't been around due to some asthma issues but all is well and on the mend. I have missed being here with you all this past week. But now time for me to get back on track yet again. But wanted to let all my very close friends on here that no I didn't leave or give up, I am determined to not ... Read more

  • The "See Food" Diet

    6/18/2015 12:31:40 PM, by KNH771

    It's hard to believe how much my blogging has fallen behind lately. I find I'm just not having that much time to myself. Work, work, work and no play. The health and weight loss front has been a bit weak. My weight loss has basically stalled, and I had to admit that a lot of it was due to my... Read more

  • a very warm day

    6/18/2015 9:14:03 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is going to be a very warm and humid day here today, with a chance of some thunderstorms later this afternoon. i am prepared for the rain and so is my daughter. a week from today, my daughter will be finished school until september. today, if it is not raining, she has soccer practice. all the bi... Read more

  • Personality test: This is only a test.

    6/17/2015 10:30:57 PM, by FITJEN48

    ACK! I am having my personality tested in every possible way. It's uncomfortable, it's challenging, and yeah, I probably know it's good for me. Maybe, just maybe, if I pass I will finally have a long lasting healthy lifestyle. Test 1: I'm a planner and love routine. So wouldn't you know that th... Read more

  • it's a wonderful,sunny spring day

    6/17/2015 8:26:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm having a good day! my daughter and her soccer team won their game yesterday with a score of 8 to 2! woo hoo! i am soo glad i got to see it! yay! all of the birds say hi! one of my favourite exercise dvds is by leslie sansone, the mega miles one. my daughter has just one more week left of school ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/17/2015 1:38:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to cry. It's the sign of a big heart." - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Jurrasic Park is the BOMB and wind up of vacation

    6/16/2015 8:51:15 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    We went to the new movie "Jurassic Park" yesterday! WOW...what an action packed thrill a minute thriller! I wish we would have sprung for the 3-D version...with so many dinosaurs sticking their teeth through the screen it would have been well worth it! Put it on your 'must see' summer films for ... Read more

  • Plan Something

    6/16/2015 5:59:15 PM, by WILLBSKINNY2

    Stay on Top of My Game 1. Create a challenge-- I'm doing a 30 Day JM Shred, even if Jillan isn't on TV anymore. 2. Keep score--not just pounds, times exercised per week; miles on elliptical;dvd sessions as influenced by Megan Coatley, SparkPeople Behavior Expert... Read more

  • a beautiful spring day

    6/16/2015 10:42:05 AM, by MOMMY445

    the sun is shining brightly here today and i feel great! my daughter has a soccer game tonight and i can finally get to see her play in a game. with my previous work schedule, i was not able to see her play in a game. now i can, until my schedule changes again. i am ready to start looking for more w... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/16/2015 12:16:45 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to pray. It can be extremely powerful !" - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Walking the line between all in and wiggle room.

    6/15/2015 1:04:11 PM, by FITJEN48

    I'm 42. I've been dieting since the age of 16. During that time, I've weighed anywhere between 142 and 206 pounds. My sweet spot usually is in the lower 160's. I feel healthy there, and now, I weigh in the lower 190's. Something else has fluctuated nearly as much as my weight, and maybe more so. Th... Read more

  • Reading about Jane Fonda who looks fantastic at 77

    6/15/2015 12:19:03 PM, by WILLBSKINNY2

    Here's a quote from a May 2015 interview at W online magazine--"On my bad days I say to myself, ‘Fonda, you’re resilient, and you’ve never stopped trying to get better.’ That’s my mantra, and it’s saved me many, many times.” Self-talk--"You’re resilient, and you’ve never stopp... Read more

  • Vacation continued...Harry Potter world at over 20,000 steps per day!

    6/15/2015 10:40:31 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    I gave the girls a BIG hug and sent them on their way back down to Naples to anxiously await my DH who was driving up to meet me and continue the rest of our vacation. I can't say how grateful I was to my girlfriend who sweetly suggested that the hubs and I continue the rest of her time... Read more

  • a nice day

    6/15/2015 8:37:42 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am feeling a bit better this morning. not sure what came over me the other day. i have some errands to run, some course work to do and some housework to do. all of the birds say hi! My daughter sends hugs and says hello! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/15/2015 2:09:11 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to laugh... It is the music of the heart." - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Oh, what a change!!

    6/14/2015 5:33:03 PM, by SHEILA9488

    A lot has happened in my life in the last couple of years. Not only did I get married, but I had a baby, and graduated college with 2 degrees! The pregnancy was perfect. My beautiful baby boy is 5 weeks old. I gained only 13 pounds through the whole thing and resettled at about 10 pounds under my pr... Read more

  • it's sunday

    6/14/2015 12:09:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day of rest for me today. helped my good friend do some errands the other day. so i am taking it easy today. my daughter says hi. nothing is planned for the day. i will just take it one part at a time and go from there. feeling a bit off. hope that i am not coming down with something. all the bird... Read more

  • Glad Day

    6/14/2015 11:11:02 AM, by POSEY440

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  • Today's Inspiration

    6/14/2015 12:18:31 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take Time to be friendly. It's the path to happiness ! -Author Unknown... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/13/2015 11:52:33 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time to love and be loved, it is the greatest gift you have to offer." _ Author Unknown... Read more

  • Car Show

    6/13/2015 3:53:16 PM, by POSEY440

    Just went to car show in park behind my building some nice ones. Why did it flip some pictures was not like this?? ... Read more

  • ParkRun Results...

    6/13/2015 11:12:34 AM, by SPARKINON

    did my first ParkRun on sat 6-6-15...the second one took place a week later on sat 13-6-15....during the week between the two ParkRun events....i walked the 5kms to try keep on track, and walk out the soreness of the first one! in that time, had decided on 3 personal goals (regardless of time or pla... Read more

  • Vacations make me happy! and...tired! Three days of recovery before back to work!

    6/13/2015 9:38:25 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    Okay...I'm a spoiled little Iowa residing in sunny SW FL.....I like most modern women want it ALL! That is a fast paced vacation AND...the pep and verb to enjoy it all coming back home with energy to spare and fully refreshed and ready to jump back into our grueling work schedule. Ai... Read more

  • Can I do it?

    6/13/2015 9:18:13 AM, by ISA858

    I'm off for the summer and want to be productive with my weight loss. I am 61, 5'9", and 185, and active. I walk at least 2 miles a day (with Missy). I plan on adding regular activities (pilates, cardio, T25). I plan on following 17 Day Diet. Today is my first day. I am committed! A week later:... Read more

  • Friday

    6/12/2015 7:28:06 PM, by PLUMPKITTYKAT

    Hmm, keeping it real! Doing ok... Read more

  • satisfied for the first time in a while

    6/12/2015 6:48:57 PM, by MOCNVW23

    I feel this has been a very productive and happy day. First thing this morning found out I had lost another 2 pounds 104 that just made the day start out perfectly. I had a very busy day and got a lot accomplished. took my son to work at 9 this morning came home and visited a few friends pages her... Read more

  • it's friday

    6/12/2015 8:31:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mostly cloudy day here today. my daughter and her team mates all had fun at soccer practice yesterday. i enjoy seeing her having fun and happy. there is a chance of a thunder storm and rain here this afternoon. so i will go out and get a few things done before the rain starts. in the afternoon, i ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/12/2015 2:16:13 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Your thoughts create your reality. Your mind is more powerful than you know." - Neale Donald Walsch... Read more

  • No More BP Meds!!!

    6/11/2015 4:56:16 PM, by RUFFIT

    Just had to share. The Dr. said this morning I am doing great and to keep up the awesome work. He looked at my blood pressure chart and said you don't need to be on those pills anymore. He gave me a high five and told me he was very proud of me. A doctor proud of me!!! WOW!!! How awesome is th... Read more

  • Over did it I think

    6/11/2015 12:46:39 PM, by MOCNVW23

    I know I haven't been on much and or tracked much of anything over the past 5-6 days. I haven't given up. It was such a busy week and was so hot I think I just over did myself, think I wore myself out as far as I could of been wore out. I haven't felt good for the past 3 days and think I was a littl... Read more

  • it's thursday

    6/11/2015 8:33:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    woo hoo! my daughter had a great time at the zoo yesterday and so did i! she wants to go again with just me and not her school. so she can see parts that she did not get to see. it rained heavily a few times, so her class and other school folks did not get to see as much as they wanted to see. today... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/10/2015 6:29:46 PM, by PLUMPKITTYKAT

    So far so good. My ear hurts. I've been battling a virus/sinus infection for a couple of months.... Read more

  • Spicy Sparkologist Week 3 Lab report

    6/10/2015 12:03:48 PM, by FITJEN48

    This is my experiment as posted on the team tracking thread with notes in parenthesis. Jen's Specific Aims: 1. Lose at least 12 pounds. (I am up 2 pounds from pre-challenge and 4 pounds from week 1 weigh in..TOM is a factor, but no workouts this week was detrimental) 2. Stay within m... Read more

  • Never ever give up

    6/10/2015 9:20:51 AM, by BIGGESTLOSER_V

    Never ever give up Because you are worth begging Healthy & Fit My before photo Jan 2014 My photo now may2015... Read more

  • zoo day!

    6/10/2015 8:39:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are sooo excited! it's zoo day today! woo hoo! i am no longer at that job. now i can spend the whole school day at the zoo, no problem. i will be taking the rest of the week off from anything job related and just have fun! i will get all caught up on my course work in all four onl... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    6/10/2015 1:21:52 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Reality is what you believe it to be. It's what you put your thought and energy into, because your hands physically manifest thought. So your world becomes what you feel and what you think." - Jewel... Read more

  • Not Looking For Perfection

    6/9/2015 11:12:38 PM, by KTTAYLOR21

    I had a much better day. I stayed within my calorie range. Walked in place/marched while watching the NBA finals and achieved my 10,000 step goal. 311 I told you all about the Active Health incentive program on my job that gives monetary rewards. Well I've earned $175!!!!! It will be on my nex... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    6/9/2015 12:13:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    i decided to stick with what i have academically for now. there is another place i will check out later this week. my daughter is really looking forward to the zoo trip tomorrow. all the birds say hi! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Not happy today!

    6/9/2015 10:58:26 AM, by TONYAWC1976

    So my scale, which is not in any way my friend right now, said I gained 6 pounds in a week. Not too happy about that. Working on getting that changed. I bought a bunch of fresh fruits and veggies when I went shopping, so the kids and I can eat healthy. So tired of yo yoing.... Read more

  • Thats When You Invoke Change

    6/8/2015 10:09:41 PM, by KTTAYLOR21

    I took my cardio dance class tonight, Sh'Bam, which is my favorite class at Golds Gym!! This class is a booty shaking calorie burning dance class. 355 In the beginning of class she asked if anyone was interested in becoming an instructor and one girl raised her hand and everyone clapped. She then... Read more

  • Weight Loss 2.0 Check In!

    6/8/2015 8:32:13 PM, by FITGRL124

    Hey friends!! So, I'm here and I'm actually doing quite well. I'm feeling more on point and more in tune with listening to my body this time around. I am only eating when I'm hungry and trying to take the cues. I read an article last week that said if you're really hungry that an apple will soun... Read more

  • I'm back....

    6/8/2015 11:16:19 AM, by TONYAWC1976

    So it seems I disappeared for over a year. My life has been nothing but a roller coaster in that year! I met someone April of last year. Someone I went to school with and had a crush in high school. After 20 years we met back up and fell head over heels so I thought. I think at this point it was jus... Read more

  • it's monday

    6/8/2015 11:13:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. let's see what this week brings,besides a trip to the zoo this wednesday for both me and my daughter. we are just arriving separately,that is all. she is going with her school and i am coming from the big city. i have a few ways to get there. i will figure out the best one befo... Read more