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  • Hello, September!

    8/31/2016 11:50:09 AM, by ERICAANN44

    Well, I guess I'll start by updating everyone on my successful and unsuccessful completion of my August goals: 1. Lose 6 lbs-------------------------I lost 3, so at least that's progress 2. Track my calories on SP---------------I didn't track as often as I'd like 3. Exercise 5 days/week----... Read more

  • Day 1210

    8/31/2016 11:35:29 AM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Great concert. Ended at midnight. Got no sleep. Drove back at 6AM. I am bushed.... Read more

  • Changing for the better.

    8/31/2016 10:21:55 AM, by GBATTEN4

    I will admit I'm a work in progress.. #I gotta new attitude!!... Read more

  • Having one of those days...

    8/31/2016 10:09:29 AM, by FLAVORED

    Every now and then I have a day where I just want to give up on everything. Today is one of those days.... Read more

  • Hump Day...

    8/31/2016 9:27:45 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    It's only Wednesday?... Read more

  • pumping it up

    8/31/2016 8:49:14 AM, by MARPARMC46

    i have been walking each day and get in at least 10000 steps on 6 days of the week and about 7500 on the 7th. ( sunday so very full of church and family) i have really been lax about strength exercises. i have now organized my exercise equip here at home and hooked up the dvr. during tv commer... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    8/31/2016 8:47:39 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • What will be.............

    8/31/2016 8:27:46 AM, by REJANERATION

    I am back but not 10 lbs lighter at all. Not any lighter in fact. Just the same, pretty much, according to the last time I weighed myself. ( and ....according to my pact to be honest with myself here- there is a reason I am writing now, vs Friday morning when I promised I would weigh myself) I ... Read more

  • 800 calorie blood sugar diet - Round 2

    8/31/2016 8:07:12 AM, by SUNSHINE-GIRL

    I have completed the planned 8 weeks on this diet to see if it did what it promised which was to greatly improve blood sugar readings, reduce medication and, in some case, reverse diabetes completely. It also has the benefit of weight loss, in some cases rapid and big results, though not for me an... Read more

  • National Trail Mix Day

    8/31/2016 6:21:50 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Trail Mix Day Date When Celebrated : Always August 31st National Trail Mix Day features a high energy, tasty treat for the trail or snacks. You can buy packages of trail mix at a store. Or, you can make up your own, using the ingredients you like best. When you he... Read more

  • Mom's Meals on Wheels

    8/31/2016 5:29:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    My mother is so blessed to have a great program that brings her lunch to her home. Every weekday, Charlie drops her meal and visits with her for a minute. He listens to her joys and concerns, and lets her know that everything will be okay. At first, it was just nice to know that someone would ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/31/2016 2:58:29 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Some days call for courage, and ask those who would otherwise lead ordinary lives to become heroes." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to facebook.com/JonathanLockwoo
    dHuie... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    8/30/2016 11:21:48 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Trying to lift my self up the stress is hurting me so I must take control of my sadness I loved my brother deeply and it hurts for him not to be here hugs... Read more

  • Getting Back on Track .

    8/30/2016 11:12:30 PM, by MACKIE46

    Well, my title tells it all . I am finally actually TRYING to get back on track . God knows I need to, and that's enough for me . I know He will help me, and I also know that "II can do all things through Christ which strengthens me ". Have done well the last 2 days, and now , the rest of my life i... Read more

  • Psalm 126: 1-6

    8/30/2016 10:20:30 PM, by LOULOU1790

    A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. 1. When the Lord brought back his exiles from Jerusalem, it was like a dream! 2. We were filled with laughter, and we sang for joy. And the other nations said, "What amazing things the Lord has done for them." 3. Yes, the Lord has done amazing things... Read more

  • Tuesday night...after Dana's visit to the custard stand

    8/30/2016 10:18:57 PM, by TERRI289

    It was an appointment day, eye doctor to check vision and it looks like new expensive glasses., and later the annual physical exam. Two vaccines and some bloodwork...oh boy. At least we took our dog out and she slept during the ride and enjoyed the ice cream. My doctor suggested work... Read more

  • Preparations

    8/30/2016 9:45:55 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Started emptying cupboards in the kitchen today. I also shelved all the books that have accumulated beside my recliner (there were a lot of them!). Tomorrow I will finish emptying all the cupboards in the kitchen and bathroom in preparation of the exterminator coming on Thursday. I hope this kill... Read more

  • Take 2!

    8/30/2016 9:13:31 PM, by TAZ675

    Just the other day I did one of those silly FB things, what's my 80's theme song....Here I go Again. How appropriate! Flash back to Oct 2007 - I had quit smoking after 20+ years and had 2 months of clear lungs. Feeling better, amazing how much better one feels when one isn't poisoning themsel... Read more

  • Something to think about....

    8/30/2016 7:57:26 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    This is true☺... Read more

  • Day 1209

    8/30/2016 5:02:31 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Gym Day. Switched w/Monday. In Miami for AC/DC concert. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Day 3

    8/30/2016 4:30:36 PM, by DIANEPW3

    The self sabotage is trying to get me. Woke up this morning feeling ill and teeth chattering with chills. Gave myself a slow morning, got up had a small breakfast. Haven't done much else but my daily housecleaning and 5K steps worth of exercise on the stationary bike. Going to take five minutes d... Read more

  • Starting over, again

    8/30/2016 4:16:50 PM, by LISA0517

    Well, here I am, and I have almost gained back the 40 pounds I lost in 2013. Even though I am 10 pounds less than my heaviest weight, I feel 10 pounds heavier than my heaviest weight. I also look so huge to me. I am so afraid that I have more fat and less muscle than I did 3 years ago. A... Read more

  • Yearly physical...

    8/30/2016 3:56:31 PM, by ACHERRY5

    Had a great visit with the doctor today! Had my annual physical with all the bells and whistles, checked under the hood and kicked the tires...🤗 now to wait for lab results:)... Read more

  • August 30, 2016

    8/30/2016 2:00:28 PM, by DEBRAC219

    Another muggy day in the 90's. You can almost feel the air you breathe in! Arthritis was making itself known last night but having a good day. I love the sunlight coming in through the big window in my living room. I have a windchime hanging at my window with colored glass beads, and a few... Read more

  • Needs Some Advice

    8/30/2016 1:50:00 PM, by JULMATT

    I had a great day Monday. Ate under my calorie range and had motivation to exercise. Today, I woke up to a known stressful day. I thought I had prepped myself into sticking to my healthy eating. First mistake of the day, and it was dosey, not eating breakfast before my appointment. Then on the wa... Read more

  • How to make probiotic lemonade

    8/30/2016 1:25:32 PM, by XANADUREALM

    Probiotic lemonade is very easy to make and is ready in just a couple of days. Luckily, as there is an easy lacto-fermented drink that you can make with basic ingredients from your grocery store, and your kids will probably even drink it! Ingredients Juice of 10 lemons or limes ... Read more

  • The eye of the hurricane and settling into routines

    8/30/2016 11:44:40 AM, by NANCYPAT1

    It almost seems as if my class may be settling into something of a routine. They have had particularly good mornings and seem to be easier to get on task and keep on task. I have found that as I get to know the students a little better, they are getting to know me more, and therefore, we are begin... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    8/30/2016 11:10:52 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Online Safety

    8/30/2016 11:04:05 AM, by APLOMB_

    For those who use the other internet sites, and there are so many out there, with more and more being added all of the time, I thought I'd share a good site to check out periodically to make sure you are safe online. In your browser just type in: Homeland Security Cyber Safety Here i... Read more

  • Adjusting to a lower weight

    8/30/2016 10:07:58 AM, by TYLFAMILY

    Hubby and I have taken off 28+ pounds each since January. It is strange that at first we could feel the difference. I finally broke through a barrier that had stopped me since 1994. He has lost weight through his belly and dropped from a 44 waist to 38. It has been such a joy to buy new closthes... Read more

  • Hmm...

    8/30/2016 9:22:27 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    DD slept in today (although not as late as yesterday). Sleepy!... Read more

  • healthy me

    8/30/2016 7:15:10 AM, by MARPARMC46

    to be in my perfectly healthy place without a scale is scary but i have read that the other ways to track success are actually more accurate. for me this would be the ability to do many of the physical activities i love with out worry ie kayak climb a mountain zip line play with the grands... Read more

  • National Marshmallow Toasting Day

    8/30/2016 6:34:48 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Marshmallow Toasting Day Date When Celebrated : Always on August 30 th Origin: Unknown During eleven out of the twelve months of the year, we enjoy a wide range of holidays. When we get to August, there is a major shortage of big holidays to celebrate. Perhaps that is ... Read more

  • A Relaxed Day

    8/30/2016 5:30:34 AM, by SAIRAHK

    Spent a relaxing first day of the week. Did my 30 minutes of chair exercises as the trainer came by and then made a light lunch of grilled chicken, some toss salad with cucumber, tomatoes, onions and olives, a lentil gravy with rice - Both my DH and I stayed well within our calorie limit. Fo... Read more

  • Life is like an echo

    8/30/2016 5:27:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Make sure that you are treating both yourself and others with love. Life is like an echo: what you send out will return to you!... Read more

  • Aug 30, 2016 Getting back into the "saddle" again.

    8/30/2016 4:47:47 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I seem to be getting caught up on my sleep/energy. It is taking time, though. My first TOPS weigh-in since I got home, only 3 lb up from the last one. I worked hard to keep it down and get it off after getting home. Now that fall is here, and the weather has cooled off a little, I am ... Read more

  • Slipups & Forgiveness (Day 125)

    8/30/2016 3:58:02 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    I need to stop beating myself up on the days when I eat too much or don't move enough. I didn't get this way overnight. It took over 20 years of bad habits and some habits die hard. So the key is to brush myself off, resolve to be better, forgive myself and move on.... Read more

  • Ok, so it's been awhile . . .

    8/30/2016 2:31:41 AM, by IPATCH2015

    Oh my goodness. So I have been off spark people for over year. And it took me a long time to find out my username and all that. I hit a bit of road construction way back when and I am getting back on track . .. . again. For any new people, I would say this to you, even if you give up, even if you ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/30/2016 2:17:49 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My joy is the golden sunset giving thanks for another day." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to facebook.com/JonathanLockwoo
    dHuie... Read more

  • It probably has been at least two years since I attempted to do anything on my Sparkpage but I will

    8/30/2016 12:05:00 AM, by FABPHYL2

    386... Read more

  • Psalm 125: 1-5

    8/29/2016 11:07:51 PM, by LOULOU1790

    A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. 1. Those who trust in the Lord are as secure as Mount Zion; they will not be defeated but will endure forever. 2. Just as the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people, both now and forever. 3. The wicked will not rule the land o... Read more

  • Getting Better Every Day

    8/29/2016 10:42:38 PM, by ALWAYSPARKLING

    Yes, I am still sick, but getting better every day. I still a not eating much, but I am keeping more food down each day. Today, was the best felt in weeks!!!! I was able to go put and get errands done. I got the laundry done and most of it put away. The dishes are washed drained and put away. Th... Read more

  • Again

    8/29/2016 10:07:29 PM, by ABBY532

    Finally got my tech back. Now to get back on track.... Read more

  • Another day

    8/29/2016 10:00:07 PM, by ACHERRY5

    I can't believe I've made it another day. I'm excited to see what tomorrow brings and a conquer more challenges. I've been focused on making better choices with food and moving around more during the day. Yay me! I hope you all are having the same sorts of successes and having a great day. 👏👊... Read more

  • Monday ...still feeling a bit off

    8/29/2016 9:27:43 PM, by TERRI289

    Stayed up late reading but managed to get up and go about my day. My Zumba class went well, I did a few errands, and came home to check on the pets before going to the eye specialist. Working on new choreo, spending time with Dana girl, and watching Game of Thrones. Wow, anytime a CGI wolf gets... Read more

  • Doctor's appointment

    8/29/2016 9:10:54 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Had my ultrasound this morning. There is a cyst, but the doctor doesn't recommend any intervention at this time. Otherwise things are pretty normal. Now I don't have to see him again until next August. My niece, Tigan, will be in town this weekend, so we will have a family dinner on Friday ... Read more

  • August 29, 2016

    8/29/2016 6:02:23 PM, by DEBRAC219

    Hope everyone is having a great day. Up early this morning for a walk with my pup before it got too hot. I love walking along the river, and Riley enjoys the chance to run at the end of the leash, try to chase birds and leaves blowing along the ground. In the early mornings, we don't run into man... Read more

  • Bacon Fat Mayo

    8/29/2016 2:43:32 PM, by XANADUREALM

    I believe this is the origin of the Magic Mayo. The recipe was converted to make it simpler. "By whipping up some rendered bacon fat with egg yolks, lemon, some mustard, salt, and pepper, you have made what is essentially a spreadable BLT. Once you have a jar of this stuff in your fridge, the ... Read more

  • Day 1208

    8/29/2016 2:33:34 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Rest Day. Going away tomorrow. Today became Gym Day. Did 6 of 6 Exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Day 2

    8/29/2016 12:32:35 PM, by DIANEPW3

    Starting my day with thinky thoughts. So what am I trying to do differently this time? More so than just losing weight and not caring how I do it I have to understand that at my age exercise alone will not control my weight. Obviously So I'm trying to learn how to eat real food, not diet food , ... Read more

  • Leaves Of Change

    8/29/2016 12:28:32 PM, by APLOMB_

    During this pre-challenge in preparation for the Biggest Loser-Fall Challenge-Black Panther team, I am continuing with the tools I learned during our Summer Challenge. Excited to be on the team and looking forward to seeing the positive results on all of the teams, as well as competing with the Bla... Read more

  • Getting Back On The Wagon

    8/29/2016 11:42:05 AM, by AHANNA72

    Oh the horror of it all... here I am back again!! I guess the happy part is that Spark is still up and running. :) This time, I'm doing this to help my 12-year-old niece who lives with me. We both have the Spark app and we're moving forward. Now to find a good walking plan... we got ... Read more

  • For me :)

    8/29/2016 11:26:08 AM, by JOE_ANNE2

    These past few months I've been on the Ideal Protein diet and had lost 40 lbs. I've been on the maintenance phase as of the first of August and I think I've gained about 4-6 pounds back, I was not really committed to this way of eating and did have days of cheats which definitely slow the weight los... Read more

  • It does get easier

    8/29/2016 10:19:09 AM, by TFANDCD

    At the middle of the second week of Phase 1 of State of Slim, I can tell you that it DOES get easier! 224 Planning, shopping and prepping on the weekends is working! 244 I've been getting up 45 min early to get in exercise in the morning. I'm up to 29 minutes!! 521 And, when ... Read more

  • #NEWBEGINNINGS#

    8/29/2016 9:59:52 AM, by 06281947KJM

    A new day & a chance to do this right! 521... Read more

  • And...

    8/29/2016 9:42:55 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    DD decided to sleep in today after getting up too early yesterday...... Read more

  • A pound is a pound is a pound

    8/29/2016 9:24:26 AM, by DELIKENS2014

    I saw this picture and thought to myself, a pound is a pound is a pound. I know that it is referring to how fast you travel the mile, but I couldn't help but relate it to my weight loss journey. I am older and don't lose the weight as fast as I did at a younger, much younger age. It def... Read more

  • Check yourself...

    8/29/2016 9:24:25 AM, by GBATTEN4

    " How you gonna win, when you ain't right within"?... Stop making excuses, face reality, reality don't lie!!... Read more

  • Disgusted

    8/29/2016 8:16:01 AM, by JULMATT

    Okay, it is official the last two and half weeks of stress/emotional, depression, and plan out not giving a darn has caught up with me on the scales. My first thought was I failed and I knew it the moment I gave into the stress eating. Wrong thought, but like most of the time when something goes ... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    8/29/2016 8:00:52 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Turning of the Wheel: A Helpful Carnelian

    8/29/2016 6:33:50 AM, by DISNEYLIFE

    The best view of the color. As a whole piece. About 5in x 3in... About the size of my fist, but flatter. I'm writing this past 11 p.m., and I am tired... and am now writing this before 6 a.m. and I am still tired... haha!. But I wanted to share the most recent development. T... Read more

  • More Herbs, Less Salt Day

    8/29/2016 6:31:48 AM, by ADKISTLER

    More Herbs, Less Salt Day Date When Celebrated : Always August 29th More Herbs, Less Salt Day promotes use of healthy herbs over salts. Late August is a very appropriate time to celebrate this special day. The harvest of garden herbs is at a peak. There's nothing better than fre... Read more

  • Take the Shot!

    8/29/2016 5:32:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    Photos can be important! Group shots and Selfies are a way to remember a moment, and to be close to someone that you love. Maybe they are not always the best of shots, but its the closeness that I love. Whether in a restaurant or on a mountain, whether its for a special day or nothing a... Read more

  • A Lovely Weekend!!!

    8/29/2016 4:38:13 AM, by SAIRAHK

    I had a wonderful weekend, which started off a bit painfully though. Friday afternoon, I had my appointment with the new dentist - supposedly and new specialization - Geriatric Dentistry - specializes in dental issues for the old - did you say the word "OLD" who said I'm old? Anyways, had to ge... Read more

  • Picturing Success (Day 124)

    8/29/2016 4:33:43 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    Today I have been trying to envision my life as a thinner me. How it would be to buy cute clothes. To feel beautiful inside and out. To not be so self conscious. A day without pills. While I realize the importance of loving myself where I am now, it is also good to try to picture the end result... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/29/2016 2:47:17 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is lived in the living. Set aside convention, caution and arbitrary " rules " about how life is supposed to be lived. Choose ! Explore ! Adventure ! Live life to the fullest." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to facebook.com/JonathanLockwoo
    dHuie... Read more

  • Moving Forward

    8/28/2016 11:37:40 PM, by MIDORI_SPARK

    Hello Spark Friends, I'm writing my first blog post in a long long time and there is a pretty big confession I have to make. I just thought it would motivate me to put into words the things that I don't really want to admit. The past two years have been probably the most stressful of my li... Read more

  • Singles and Potlucks

    8/28/2016 11:06:39 PM, by SOFTBALLMONKEY

    Potlucks. I think they are the bane of dieters or healthy eaters everywhere. Or those who can successfully navigate potlucks have the willpower of an iron ox. I thought I was doing okay. Maybe I ate a little more than I should but it was shocking when I tracked how much one meal was. Of course it di... Read more

  • So Tired...

    8/28/2016 9:49:52 PM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    DD decided to get up so early this morning...... Read more

  • Moving Week

    8/28/2016 9:47:44 PM, by IAMSUNNYHOWARD

    Oh how much I have missed you dear friends. I know it has only been a week, but it feels like FOREVER!! A week ago Friday night, STBEX ( soon to be Ex) and I loaded up our cars to move my stuff to Tuscon, about a three hour drive from Mesa. At dinner, STBEX, took off his shoes and... Read more

  • Sunday...weary kind of day

    8/28/2016 8:44:06 PM, by TERRI289

    Dana dog got up at 3 am today..tired.. I did go back to sleep though which was good. I fit in a walk this morning and some yoga and some dog time. I even finished a book. yay. Dh was home from work about 12:30 and we took a ride to Fort Mott which is a park next to the Delaware River. Saw quite... Read more

  • Day 1 - A new day

    8/28/2016 6:49:13 PM, by DIANEPW3

    I've just reset my account and goals to get rid of my past feelings of failure. It's a fresh start. 30 min low impact aerobics and 10 min arm exercise.... Read more

  • CHALLENGES with a capital C - I have 173 more days to transform those challenges into success storie

    8/28/2016 5:27:31 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    This past seven days of school have been some of the most challenging I have faced so far in my teaching career. The students are very diverse and very challenging. I have had major issues each day and only two of the kids haven't had at least one meltdown. My positive and upbeat attitude has bee... Read more

  • One Step @ A Time - 8/28/16 Coffee Table

    8/28/2016 5:26:09 PM, by JERZGURL_NAN

    That's right One Step @ A Time - So it's a relaxing Sunday Afternoon - perhaps TOO relaxing - I've earned all the points I can on Facebook except for posting 100 numbers to get 10 more. I've fallen asleep in the recliner - I've exhausted Pinterest until I'm ready to go eat everything in the ki... Read more

  • Day 1207

    8/28/2016 3:22:38 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Complaining is bad for the brain

    8/28/2016 3:09:59 PM, by GBATTEN4

    Stop complaining...... I myself have the tendency to see the glass half full, but it's only because I have survived the glass being empty. Life ain't that bad, try losing .. There are two things you can do when you feel the need to complain. 1. Cultivate an attitude of gratitude 2. Shift your att... Read more

  • When I get stuck, it is usually one thing stopping me.

    8/28/2016 11:00:25 AM, by CTUPTON

    Lately, I have had to make many decisions about our big move to Buffalo from Connecticut. A couple of things I was stuck doing and I just could not move past them' -making a budget that I'd stick to. -actually putting the move in motion Both are now accomplished! Yeah! 104 521 ... Read more

  • Maxine on Age

    8/28/2016 10:28:06 AM, by IDICEM

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  • Back at it.

    8/28/2016 9:57:02 AM, by DIANEPW3

    Taking advantage of the Spark premium release to jump back in.... Read more

  • Race Your Mouse Day

    8/28/2016 9:54:35 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Race Your Mouse Day Date When Celebrated : August 28 th Race Your Mouse Day is today. So, rev up your mouse, and let the race begin. But, wait a second... what kind of mouse are we talking about? Is it the computer mouse, and we're supposed to race it around the mouse pad... Read more

  • Relationship with food

    8/28/2016 8:58:23 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    My relationship is a 7. I know what I need to do, just don't do it some days!... Read more

  • August 28, 2016

    8/28/2016 8:17:24 AM, by DEBRAC219

    Another hot day coming up! Most of my exercise will be taking place inside again today, but that's okay. I love fall, and remind myself every day that it can't be all that far off. Breakfast, my first couple of glasses of water and walking the dog in so far. Part of my journey that is helpin... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    8/28/2016 8:06:57 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    33 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Ocean Day for me

    8/28/2016 5:47:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Biking on the beach Saturday was the beach day! We brought our bikes and stopped at Odiorne state park. What a beautiful spot. We did a big loop by riding the dirt trail near to to the beach first, then taking the paved path back. It was a perfect day for a ride. It was a great surprise t... Read more

  • Gods day

    8/28/2016 12:15:36 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Going back to church missed it so much must try and keep busy hugs thank you for all your support... Read more

  • Don't Throw Caution to the Winds

    8/27/2016 10:37:47 PM, by AGEE1944

    11180 steps so far today. Family upset I went out at night to get over 10K steps after walking earlier @ Mall: 8500 steps Took the "beating" well. Must be careful, I know. Was only in the neighborhood. Will be more cautious in the future. Do the neighborhood on the main streets, but, cell user... Read more

  • Saturday started early

    8/27/2016 10:21:24 PM, by TERRI289

    Dana dog got up at 4 am...I picked her up and carried her outside. then i went off to do chores and errands and had a work meeting at 11 am. Then I came home to try to rest before our birthday party at a friend's. We had a really nice time...some of my friends love the same things as my husband... Read more

  • August 27

    8/27/2016 10:08:09 PM, by DEBRAC219

    Doing well! I ran out of time to blog for a couple of days there. The eating healthy is an adjustment but not as difficult so far as getting in enough water! Of course I have the occasional cravings for something disgustingly unhealthy, but I keep reminding myself that prediabetes CAN be reversed,... Read more

  • Typical Saturday

    8/27/2016 9:32:11 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Did my usual for Saturday, and went out to my parents' house and made lunch for us. But first I moved outdoor furniture on the archery field then picked and shucked a crate of sweet corn. Dad picked a second crate of corn that we didn't shuck... that one is for giving away. For lunch today we... Read more

  • Good evening...

    8/27/2016 7:18:41 PM, by GBATTEN4

    #In that order!!... Read more

  • Enjoying The Day...

    8/27/2016 6:11:28 PM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Enjoying the day out with the family...... Read more

  • One Step @ A Time - 8/27/16 NSV

    8/27/2016 6:10:23 PM, by JERZGURL_NAN

    Okay - kind of shocked myself - totally accept this journey as One Step @ A Time but it is so cool when you blink and realize that some steps are coming so naturally that you didn't even realize you just did something awesome. Success: My Non Scale Victory So - spent the day at Magic Kingdom... Read more

  • Day 1206

    8/27/2016 3:09:19 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Gym Day. Overdid it on Thursday. Took an extra rest day. Taking an extra walk to get my steps in. Feeling good otherwise.... Read more

  • Strange Magic

    8/27/2016 1:20:10 PM, by CHEFTONITO

    My dogs just had to have their teeth removed. They're both chihuahua mixes, and that isn't uncommon in the breed, and in the case of the girl, who was a rescued stray found nearly starved to death, pregnant with two puppies, and dehydrated on the streets of San Bernadino, CA, not surprising. They bo... Read more

  • Sleep? (Day 122)

    8/27/2016 12:25:58 PM, by SIXLESTER69

    I love my days off but sleep always seems to take a back seat. I need to find some balace. I'm just not sure how to do it.... Read more

  • Non-Scale Victory

    8/27/2016 10:45:36 AM, by JULMATT

    I have been on the Healthy Lifestyle Journey since June 2 2015. Then I weighed 299 pounds, waist measured 50 inches. Hips measured 56. Now I weigh 243 with a waist of 46.5 and hips of 51. Major progress that I am pleased with. I may be struggling quite a bit right now, but I am still making progr... Read more

  • Magic Mayo

    8/27/2016 9:57:56 AM, by XANADUREALM

    Magic because of how fast and easy this is; takes about 1 1/2 minutes to make in a wide mouth pint size mason jar. [or jar of your choice] Because this mayo contains raw egg, I wouldn't feed it to someone in the immune compromised category, and I wouldn't make it with month-old eggs of question... Read more

  • Just Because Day

    8/27/2016 9:28:07 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Just Because Day Date When Celebrated : August 27th Today is Just Because Day. Finally, you have a chance to do something without a rhyme or reason. Most often in life, we do things because we have to, or we want to, or it's expected of us. None of those reasons apply today. ... Read more

  • Friday's Workout

    8/27/2016 8:15:50 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    This concludes week 5 of Jim Wendells 5/3/1 Strength Training that was incorporated into Bert Contraras 2x4 Strength program. Week 6 is a DELOAD to give the body time to rest. The scheduled deadlift was omitted due to my sprained right knee. The DELOAD also gives the knee a week to recover. ... Read more

  • Drink More, Eat Less!

    8/27/2016 6:21:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    Drink more, eat less. My doctor recently told me that I should focus on my drinking to curb my eating. If I drink more before a meal, I will consistently eat less during the meal. I am now drinking 8-10 ounces of water before every meal. What a simple change, and what big rewards. I no lo... Read more