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  • DAY 131

    6/29/2016 10:53:47 PM, by GOODLIL991

    It was good to get back in the swing of things today. The project I was working on went by very quickly & smoothly. My efficiency is so much better, especially if I get stumped I can go on YouTube & be shown the answer. Staying up late so I can finish a project due tomorrow, half way done. In ... Read more

  • mood

    6/29/2016 1:32:53 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    I been in a weird mood all week and I can't put my finger on it. this morning I actually got up after my hubby... that hasn't happened in month. In my defense I had to take pain meds last night, since I twisted my knee and couldn't get the pain to calm down; so blame it on the meds. I been also in... Read more

  • DAY 130

    6/28/2016 11:15:01 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Woke up before the alarm & started my day with a 2 hour workout. 35 minutes of GF walking, 47 minutes of Taebo Energy, 20 minutes of Turbo Jam & 20 minutes of Zumba. I was very sore today from climbing stairs. Today I climbed 432 stairs. That made me sweat more than all the other exercise combined... Read more

  • DAY 129

    6/27/2016 11:40:01 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Today went by very fast. I cleaned my house & deep cleaned the kitchen today. It took me almost 6 hours! DH & his BF replaced the motor in my dishwasher. It took them less than an hour! Thank you YouTube! Amazing how much stuff around the house DH has done because of Youtube. And the dishwasher is ... Read more

  • A bump in the road

    6/27/2016 3:17:04 PM, by JUDITHROXANA

    I feel like this past week I have lost focus. We went out to eat and ice cream a couple of times. I am sure that I have gained at least a few pounds. Today I started going to the gym again. I tried a new gym and it was very nice although farther away. There is an organic health store next to i... Read more

  • DAY 128

    6/26/2016 11:07:43 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Went to bed late again last night & woke up later than I would've liked. I started exercising for 2 hours now. In addition to Taebo & George Foreman, I've added Turbo Jam. So far so good. Today I did Cardio on both. I'm definitely getting stronger, my planks & energy have come a long way. I also ... Read more

  • DAY 127

    6/25/2016 11:53:44 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Today was a really good day. Woke up early & ran errands before the stores got too crowded. Brought my younger son to Lowe's to get his building on. He's really good at building things. Then hit Bed Bath & Beyond. I could stay in there for hours. I did pick up one of those copper saute pans that... Read more

  • DAY 126

    6/24/2016 11:01:07 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Well I finally accomplished all my goals today! 1. Woke up @ 5 am 2. Did 82 minutes of fitness 3. Stayed within my macros & calorie range 4. Got my fiber, (had a salad) 5. Walked 10,000 steps 6. Drank 128 oz. of water. That's a gallon people! First time I ever did that!! I'm feeling pretty go... Read more

  • DAY 125

    6/23/2016 11:33:03 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Had a really nice day with my boys. They're at an age when it's still cool to hang out with me & they hug me all the time & say "I Love You" at least 10 times a day. I'm cherishing these moments as another school year comes to an end. We're having a lazy summer with no camp & no schedules. A fir... Read more

  • 5 years later...

    6/23/2016 10:46:01 AM, by BOOTSIE40

    Lap-band fail...diet fail....now my health is in shambles. Heavier than ever...rheumatoid & fibromyalgia is full blown...misery. Good days are few. Started anew today. 40 mins LEISURELY WALKING and light arm weights. Modified diet. Goals: more good days than bad, lose 10 lbs to start to lighten u... Read more

  • DAY 124

    6/22/2016 10:31:59 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Today was the 1st day that I felt back on track in about a month. I just couldn't get my exercise coordinated with my eating. I must say I do a whole lot better when there is no temptations in the house. By that I mean any dessert or pizza. Cryptonite. Today was a weigh in for me. I gained. I'm... Read more

  • two blogs in one day

    6/22/2016 5:19:26 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    So after I watered everything this morning I went back before lunch to harvest some beans. Bush beans; and I got enough today for two meals. I will be going bak daily from now on for at least a while. So that worked out. Also as mentioned this morning I dug out the potatoes. Now, the potatoes was an... Read more

  • too much

    6/22/2016 8:44:03 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    too much water and not enough sun in the beginning. I am starting to write some of my garden off. Oh I still have hope, I always have hope, just no expectations. Some good still does come from it all. Out of 8 tomato plants I have one that produces. Just this morning I picked three ripe tomatoes. I ... Read more

  • DAY 123

    6/21/2016 11:17:47 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Day 2 of Taebo & I actually sweat today. Forgot how motivating Billy can be. Can really feel the transfer of energy. It feels pretty good. After my workout I was wiped. I took a personal day & just relaxed. DH took the kids to dinner. I enjoyed my stressfree day. Went a little over my macros. Dra... Read more

  • DAY 122

    6/20/2016 10:44:13 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Last night I stayed up late reading a SP blog. This person's blog was really inspiring to me. Her journey was honest, funny & relatable. She has lost almost 100 lbs by exercising 5 days a week, making healthier food choices & portion control. No magic, just hard work & commitment. So today I du... Read more

  • It used to be so easy

    6/20/2016 3:26:27 PM, by CINDYA1962

    When I first lost weight, about 60 pounds total, it seemed so easy. I did all of the right things, and before long my desire to overeat simply went away. I really thought I had beaten it for good. It took me a few years but I even gave away my fat clothes. I got injured and ran into some medical pro... Read more

  • DAY 121

    6/19/2016 9:05:55 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Hope everyone had a nice Father's Day!Finally finished watching the series Banshee on Cinemax. I thought it was a great show. Sad to see it end. Did some organizing around the house. Had a nice dinner with the family. Went over my macros. Drank all my water.... Read more

  • DAY 120

    6/18/2016 11:52:19 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Wishing all the fathers a Happy Father's Day! I am lucky to have as my heroes my father & my wonderful husband. Both strong examples for my 2 boys. Cleaned my house & stayed with my older son who is still recovering from surgery while DH & younger son went to a party at the neighbor's house. Binge... Read more

  • DAY 119

    6/17/2016 10:18:57 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Stayed up late binge watching a TV series. Haven't been on my computer at all. Still losing weight. Back on track. Had a great day. Stayed within macros & calorie range. Drank all my water.... Read more

  • DAY 118

    6/16/2016 11:55:22 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Today was a good day. Spent the day with my family & had good bonding moments. Even had some ice cream. Homemade dairy free. I'm sure not like the real thing, but good enough for me. The scale keeps moving down. Stayed within my macros. Drank all my water. Happy day!... Read more

  • DAY 117 - DAY 41 P90 (SWEAT & ABS A)

    6/15/2016 11:36:35 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Woke up early. Had a weigh in today. Not bad only gained 2.5 lbs for the week & a half I wasn't tracking. And I really went off. I find I cannot have my favorite sweets in the house. I'm just not that strong. But they're almost gone. Hopefully by tomorrow they'll be eaten, but not by me. I exerci... Read more

  • Time to get REALLY serious ...

    6/15/2016 2:35:55 PM, by DJBTOO

    To be honest I've not been seriously committed to my plans ... just interested (a la Linda Spangle lesson - meaning I let other things distract me easily and throw me off plan). At the first of this year I thought I was committed to eating healthy, starting an exercise routine back up and losing my... Read more

  • Bison Season

    6/15/2016 4:29:46 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    This guy decided to block traffic, which was ok because there was a whole herd ahead in the fog, walking in the road. While I was stopped in traffic, I was able to watch more bison on the hill next to the road. I was coming home from Cody, WY; where I found this artsy bison. There... Read more

  • DAY 116 - DAY 40 P90 (SCULPT A)

    6/14/2016 10:24:22 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Slowly getting myself back into my routine. My to-do list is a mile long & I have 2 weeks to accomplish it before we get back to work. But first I have to get my spark on. Past 2 days I've reached my goals. Now waiting for the energy to kick in. Goal for tomorrow is to not turn the TV on. The new... Read more

  • A Missed Photo Opportunity

    6/14/2016 4:23:59 PM, by PANDABEAR42

    Yep, i missed a cute photo opportunity. i drove to the local country store to purchase a daily newspaper for an article i wanted to read. On my way home there was a very tiny fawn that had just climbed up the bank and onto the macadam road. i don't think it was more than a few days old due to the... Read more

  • spaghetti squash

    6/14/2016 3:09:29 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    I just have to share my ridiculous spaghetti squash, I hope it drops when it's ripe because I need a ladder to go get it... the vine it higher in the tree than I can show on the picture here... it's about a good 20 feet up there... The first squash is about 7 feet up and the seco... Read more

  • DAY 115 - DAY 39 P90 (SWEAT & ABS A)

    6/13/2016 11:47:25 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Slept a little later than I wanted to, but I exercised as soon as I got up. Took measurements for the 1st time in this journey. Looking for non scale victories. Felt tired today. Restarted my LCHF today. Drank 10+ glasses of water & stayed within my macros.... Read more

  • Good Results

    6/13/2016 7:52:51 AM, by TONYAYARB

    Today was weigh in day. Last week I had my calorie range at 1300-1500 and had gained .6 lbs. I did some reasons corrected my calorie range to 1300-1350 and lost 4 lbs this week! I guess those 200 extra calories a day made a bigger difference than you would think. I'm interested to see how next week'... Read more

  • DAY 114

    6/12/2016 9:41:28 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Sadly woke up to the news of the senseless shootings in Orlando. Prayers for all the families. Allergies got the best of me today. Drank all my water & stayed within my macros.... Read more

  • Beautiful Mind

    6/12/2016 7:53:00 AM, by TONYAYARB

    I've been back on the wagon about 3 weeks now and feel like I'm doing much better this time. I'm seeing the scale move in the right direction and I'm doing well with keeping my motivation up. Although sometimes when I'm calculating calories and deciding what to eat, I resemble the guy from the movie... Read more

  • DAY 113

    6/11/2016 10:57:53 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Got up early & spent the morning running errands. Brought my younger son with me & we spent some much needed quality time together. Had a great day together. Older son is improving day by day. His shoulder is feeling better & he's standing taller. Not leaning or favoring his right side where he h... Read more

  • IT IS SUMMER

    6/11/2016 5:50:29 PM, by ICECUB

    HOPE EVERYONE IS HAVING A WONDERFUL SUMMER.... Read more

  • DAY 112

    6/10/2016 10:55:32 PM, by GOODLIL991

    This past week has been the 1st time since February that I haven't fully committed to SP & it shows. I haven't reached any of my goals. I'm slowly getting back into it, but old bad habits have crept back into my routine. This time has made me realize that I feel alot better when I follow my heal... Read more

  • DAY 111

    6/9/2016 11:04:52 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Woke up with a big hug from my son. He was in great spirits this morning. Then we were surprised to learn he was being discharged from the hospital today! Yesterday they took out his chest tube & he felt a lot better. He even walked for 20 minutes soon after. He was a little apprehensive about le... Read more

  • DAY 110

    6/8/2016 11:12:47 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Today was a better day...... Read more

  • in my garden

    6/8/2016 12:42:51 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    I got the lawn mowed and did a bit of weeding and such around my garden. My body is tired , but I am so full of energy. I took some pictures today, too. My hubby's sunflowers are over 6 feet, they are above the fence line now... the spaghetti squash has itself tangled high above in t... Read more

  • DAY 109

    6/7/2016 10:16:04 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Today was a rough day. Watching someone you love in pain is not easy. Hopefully tomorrow will be a better day!... Read more

  • still wet

    6/7/2016 11:09:08 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    It's still to wet to mow the lawn, Hubby tried and started with weeding the large plants, but he got bogged down quite a bit. He said it's still to wet to mow and I need to wait another day. So I spend an hour in the garden clipping the thorny things and oak shoots that come up from the roots. Then... Read more

  • June picture update

    6/7/2016 9:20:33 AM, by JUDITHROXANA

    Before I go to the gym I decided to take a quick picture for this month. Yesterday someone that has not seen me in a while told me I have lost a lot of weight! Looks like inflammation on my leg seems to be going down a bit. Saw a new doctor who says I am looking good 6 months after surgery and g... Read more

  • DAY 108

    6/6/2016 11:05:46 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Got up @5:45. My son went to xrays @ 6:30 & into OR @7:30. We got to see him @ 3:30. His surgery was a success! He went from a 60°curve on his spine to 25° & as he grows should get even better. He had a fusionless surgery in which they installed 8 screws into his vertebrae & a tether. They went... Read more

  • 1 month in Yellowstone

    6/6/2016 3:22:00 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    Wow, hard to believe that I have been here a whole month. I like finding waterfalls around the park. I love seeing the bison roaming around everywhere except in the road. This is "Dragon's Mouth" in the mud volcano area. It's about 10 miles from my dorm. This area stinks worse the... Read more

  • DAY 107

    6/5/2016 11:05:27 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Woke up @ 6 am. Finished packing & out the door by 8. Made it to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. We got very lucky & got a private room. They had a welcome basket with toiletries & a special sports blanket. Great reception. Spent about 3 hours in the game room. Played ping pong, foosball, air hockey,... Read more

  • downpour

    6/5/2016 10:17:31 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    I spend the day with my grand daughter, shopping, baking and coloring... her naps are getting so much shorter, so there is more time for play now. When I took her home, we got caught in a downpour about 5 miles from home. I was right between home and where I needed to go. It got bad real fast and ... Read more

  • DAY 106 - DAY 38 P90 (SCULPT A)

    6/4/2016 11:47:25 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Started my day a 5 am & have been on the go all day. Ran errands early. Hit Home Depot for the Build & Grow. Kids made a cell phone holder. Very cute. Then hit Costco @ 9:30. Wow, so many people lined up. I had no idea! I try to avoid crowds as much as I can & I picked the wrong day to it! Never... Read more

  • June update

    6/4/2016 2:44:45 PM, by JUDITHROXANA

    I went to the gym today and biked for 30 min. In a little while I will be swimming in the pool. I am back at it again. I somehow lost track and had gained a couple of pounds but I am back close to my lowest weight. 198.4 this morning. I plan on losing 1 pound a week to start, and get to 133 by ... Read more

  • DAY 105 - DAY 37 P90 (SATURDAY SPECIAL)

    6/3/2016 11:42:12 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Started my day @ 5 am. Of course when I have to get up early, I can't shut my mind off & barely sleep. Got my exercise in, now it's really part of my routine. Had an early appointment for my yearly mammogram & all is well. Yay! Then 2 hours later went for my annual. Finally got in to see my favor... Read more

  • my granddaughter

    6/3/2016 9:21:50 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    Last night my grand daughter called. She is four and the phone calls always go one of two ways, she is so excited that she talks a mile a minute and you have to keep up; or she is quiet and talks a mile a minute and you have to strain to listen. Last night I got the quiet one and she called me to te... Read more

  • DAY 104 - DAY 36 P90 (SCULPT A)

    6/2/2016 11:29:52 PM, by GOODLIL991

    I feel better when I get a full 8 hours of sleep. A lot more energy when I wake up. Since changing to a new scale there is a 2.5 lb difference.(in the wrong direction!) I didn't realize it yesterday. Just have to get used to it. Got a lot done today. Decluttered & deep cleaned ODS (older dear son)... Read more

  • DAY 103 - DAY 35 P90 (SWEAT & ABS A)

    6/1/2016 10:54:45 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Started my day late. First day of the BLC. I weighed in using my Fitbit Aria Scale. Took me half an hour to sync it. Realized finally, the Bluetooth wasn't on. Very nice. It synced to the Fitbit app & SP. So like everyone says, I don't have to manually enter them in the apps anymore. I adjusted my ... Read more

  • this and that

    6/1/2016 8:49:52 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    The rain is a hot topic around here, especially since everything is full, out of it's bed or just plain flooded. So my grand daughter, she is four, told me on Saturday when she spend the day with me.... "Oma, it's gonna rain tonight. One more time Oma, after it gets dark, and then it's all done. But... Read more

  • DAY 102 - DAY 34 P90 (SCULPT A)

    5/31/2016 11:51:20 PM, by GOODLIL991

    Woke up @ 6:30, drank lemon water & exercised. Was not into it at all. My hip was really hurting. Went about my day & around noonish, I felt achy from head to toe. I couldn't get to my bed fast enough & I passed out for a few hours. Got out of bed, but still achy. DH took the boys out for Taco T... Read more