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  • Small goals challenge December April 19, 2018

    4/19/2018 10:26:36 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Sunday after church is brunch and baby shower. Salad bar, punch, dessert is menu. Ideal salad will take less than an hour to make and little to zero clean up dishes! I buy ingredients for the salad at the grocery store tomorrow. Salad ideas?... Read more

  • What ya thunk 4/19/18

    4/19/2018 8:16:53 PM, by JVANAM

    When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. - WHITE ELK ~ 4/19/18... Read more

  • Definition

    4/19/2018 7:53:53 PM, by SPEDED2

    Bicycle Day ~ great day for a bike ride Summer Countdown: 62 days 67 259 379 376 126 It's been a gorgeous spring day! “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” ~ Dalai Lama XIV ... Read more

  • Not Pain Free... sigh

    4/19/2018 5:39:51 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Apparently, because I was overcompensating for so long I injured my left IT-band. I run. My run time is usually 30-33 minutes for a 5k. I barely made it 1/2 a mile in 10 minutes. I had to abort. I'm bummed. Another bummer is I can't go to the Dr. for almost a month. So, I really don't kn... Read more

  • Day 1798

    4/19/2018 2:51:02 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 6 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    4/19/2018 10:48:33 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful spring day here today! a bit on the cool side,though that is okay with me and my daughter. from tomorrow onwards, there is supposed to be lots of sunshine and warmer temperatures. i am looking forward to it. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • My Summer Plan

    4/19/2018 9:11:27 AM, by SIMMONSCORNER

    My schedule is changing with summer. This plan is NEEDED to keep me feeling JOYFUL instead of frustrated. 334 Facts to keep in mind: Nicer weather brings more activities (both fun and chores) More activities that add to fitness More activities that could lead to more si... Read more

  • THURSDAY THOUGHT

    4/19/2018 7:43:51 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Sometimes you just GOTTA GO ALL OUT and put two sugars in your coffee.... Read more

  • Jumping for Joy With a Spring in your Step!

    4/19/2018 5:06:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    Have you ever hiked Mt Monadnock or any other New Hampshire mountain) in late April? It can be an adventure! This year, there’s still plenty of snow, ice and lots of mud. Yes, this is Mud Season on Monadnock! Sneakers are not a good idea. The view from the summit makes the trip worthwhile! Wh... Read more

  • Hump day !

    4/18/2018 10:59:36 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Been a sleepy 2 days. Not much else accomplished. Worked too hard on the paper disposal ;-P Begun: 4/1/2018 238.2 1st goal: 5 lb 4/3/2018 231.8 (mani-pedi) 2nd goal: 5 lb ( ?) wt 230.2 (will do my hair thing the next 5 pounds) My SP challenges: SparkCoach: do... Read more

  • Brains

    4/18/2018 5:55:10 PM, by SPEDED2

    National Stress Awareness Day ~ Lordy, I'm aware! Summer Countdown: 63 days 67 259 379 126 “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” ~ Dalai Lama XIV 458 459... Read more

  • Day 2 - 18 Apr 18

    4/18/2018 5:11:54 PM, by MINILILUU

    The first day in years I tracked EVERYTHING I ate. The week has been full of binge-watching great and inspiring women on Youtube speaking about their weight loss journey. High Carb Hannah is one of the most inspiring, love her! I have returned the feeling I also haven't had in years - I don't W... Read more

  • Day 1797

    4/18/2018 2:44:58 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • To Carb or Not To Carb...

    4/18/2018 11:23:05 AM, by LYNN_BROWN

    That is the question 🤔... Read more

  • Dr. Hyman: How to Feed Your Gut

    4/18/2018 10:59:22 AM, by CTUPTON

    drhyman.com/blog/2018/04/13/ho
    w-to-feed-your-gut/ I have read parts of this information in hundreds of places. This article put it all together for me! chris... Read more

  • Spring training time

    4/18/2018 10:17:18 AM, by TYENOVKIAN

    Wow, it's been awhile since I posted. This group of people has been a constant now for over five years. I seem to pack on the pounds every winter, am I a bear in hibernation? Feels like it come spring when I want to shed the extra weight. I kick started my spring loss with a 6 week boot camp style g... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/18/2018 10:09:47 AM, by MOMMY445

    a really nice spring day here today. my daughter says hi! i will be getting outdoors in a while to enjoy the weather. it feels good to finally be able to increase the amount of time i can exercise and the kinds of exercise i can do. i may see some of my friends on the weekend. in the meantime, i am ... Read more

  • Getting on the Sweatcoin app bandwagon

    4/18/2018 8:37:50 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    I've read a lot of positive reviews. Anyone on here use Sweatcoin? I'm about to download it to my phone. My daughter has it and enjoys it. Any little incentive helps, right? My thought is anything that motivates you to "move" and exercise will be better than having no motivation, right? So... Read more

  • going good

    4/18/2018 7:56:36 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    I am still doing well with my Intermittent Fasting ( IF ). I been playing with the times a little and always come back to eating around noon and stop eating around 6 or 7. I added green tea a few days ago and it helps break up the coffee/ water routine a bit. Don't get me wrong I live for coffee an... Read more

  • Vacation plans

    4/18/2018 4:59:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    Maybe these aren't the most exciting plans for others, but I'm really happy to get out of town. I have lots of daily, weekly and monthly commitments, and it just feels nice to get a break from it all. Next week is April vacation, and I'm going to New Jersey with my husband. We will spend about... Read more

  • What ya thunk 4/18/18

    4/18/2018 12:12:21 AM, by JVANAM

    Lose your temper and you lose a friend; lie and you lose yourself. - HOPI PROVERB ~ 4/18/18... Read more

  • What ya thunk 4/17/18

    4/17/2018 9:39:50 PM, by JVANAM

    Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision. - CHIEF TECUMSEH ~ 4/17/18... Read more

  • Here's To Us 💕

    4/17/2018 5:13:04 PM, by LYNN_BROWN

    Cheers 🍻... Read more

  • Day 1796

    4/17/2018 3:08:53 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 6 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • "ACES" list

    4/17/2018 3:04:59 PM, by CTUPTON

    The 10 ACEs the researchers measured: — Physical, sexual and verbal abuse. — Physical and emotional neglect. — A family member who is: •depressed or diagnosed with other mental illness; •addicted to alcohol or another substance; •in prison. — Witnessing a mother being abuse... Read more

  • 1 hr movie worth watching--online more to follow...

    4/17/2018 2:54:18 PM, by CTUPTON

    https://kpjrfilms.co/resilienc
    e/ ACES: ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES 39 A major movement is happening about how "ACES" in early childhood cause bodily and mental changes leading to adult problems. There is now scientific proof changes in the body happen due to stress in chi... Read more

  • Breaking News

    4/17/2018 1:01:48 PM, by SPEDED2

    Income Tax Pay Day. Private jets and private office phone booths are very expensive! Summer Countdown: 64 days 67 259 379 376 The sun is shining today and the temperature is in the mid 50s. “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re no... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    4/17/2018 12:12:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    the weather has finally improved enough for me to venture out. my daughter went to school no problem this morning. she says hi to everyone! there was freezing rain, rain, ice pellets, snow and even lightning at one point. today, there is a chance of snow in the morning and a chance of rain in the af... Read more

  • TUESDAY THOUGHT

    4/17/2018 5:28:48 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Many people walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints on your heart. --Eleanor Roosevelt... Read more

  • Here comes the Sun!

    4/17/2018 5:02:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday was just another snowy spring day! I'm looking out my office window at a sleety, snowy day when what I really want is to see sunshine and dirt. This is when I normally plant my garden. I have seedlings that need to be planted in the ground, but they will have to wait! Why? Because ... Read more

  • What ya thunk 4/16/18

    4/16/2018 8:44:42 PM, by JVANAM

    You must speak straight so that your words may go as sunlight into our hearts. —COCHISE (HARDWOOD), CHIRACAHUA APACHE ~ 4/16/18... Read more

  • Language

    4/16/2018 7:29:51 PM, by SPEDED2

    It's Boston Marathon Day and National Eggs Benedict Day. Breakfast after the run? 186 182 Summer Countdown: 65 days 67 259 379 298 218 I'm beginning to think I should list this as "Joke of the Day". “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just be... Read more

  • Day 1794-5

    4/16/2018 6:42:53 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Days. Feeling OK.... Read more

  • more....

    4/16/2018 5:19:30 PM, by CTUPTON

    If a bunch of cats jump on top of each other, is it still called a dog pile? If a baby's leg pops out at 11:59PM but his head doesn't come out until 12:01, which day was he born on? Do Jewish vampires still avoid crosses? If a mime is arrested, do they tell him he has a right to talk? In t... Read more

  • Points to ponder

    4/16/2018 3:04:45 PM, by CTUPTON

    Do vegetarians eat animal crackers? Why are there no 'B' batteries? If a jogger runs at the speed of sound, can he still hear his iPod? If man evolved from monkeys, how come we still have monkeys? How do you handcuff a one-armed man? When does it stop being partly cloudy and start being... Read more

  • Pain FREE!

    4/16/2018 8:52:57 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Meal Prep is still going well! YAY It's still the beginning stages but I'm happy that I've maintained what I've been doing so far. This week I will start kicking it up a notch! Water has been going better. I am still working on water goals. (Less coffee, more water, and more Super smoothies th... Read more

  • I'll be ready for the next time!

    4/16/2018 4:57:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    Well, I did it again. While eating out with my Mom and hubby, I fell off the healthy eating wagon by a creme brulee. It was a delicious fall, and I have no one to blame but myself. My blood sugar went up from 118 to 154. I suppose that it could have been much worse. I don't know why it i... Read more

  • A week of parties and still no alcohol!

    4/16/2018 12:22:04 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    I confess to failing on the sugar and wheat front! Richard got a cake in the mail and we had some at work! Ugh. I ate more than my share. The good news is that I am not eating wheat or sugar in any other forms. I had a rough week this week. Richard and I got in a fight over something... Read more

  • What ya thunk 4/15/18

    4/15/2018 7:58:37 PM, by JVANAM

    I have seen that in any great undertaking it is not enough for a man to depend simply upon himself. - LONE MAN (ISNA-LA-WICA), TETON SIOUX ~ 4/15/18... Read more

  • Size

    4/15/2018 1:12:27 PM, by SPEDED2

    Go Fly a Kite Day ~ It's windy enough for kite flying, but cold, with flurries and freeze warnings. Summer Countdown: 66 days (maybe) 67 259 379 126 “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten... Read more

  • Cruciferous veggies bad for thyroid but...

    4/15/2018 10:10:02 AM, by CTUPTON

    Fuhrman says if cooked, then no problem. Also he recommends a pinch of kelp daily or iodine in a supplement. So iodine is sufficient for the thyroid to work properly. I am glad I can continue eating cruciferous veggies. Oh boy--I even had Brussels sprouts yesterday! Kelp--I don't t... Read more

  • Changes

    4/15/2018 6:14:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    Recently I got honest with myself and recognized that I have nerve pain (neuropathy) in my feet. This is perhaps because of Type II Diabetes. It's time for me to make some changes. So far, here's my plan: 1. Buy new shoes. I bought new sneakers yesterday, and next month, I'll buy new... Read more

  • Some Humor

    4/14/2018 7:32:57 PM, by SPEDED2

    International Moment of Laughter Day 246 246 246 Summer Countdown: 67 days 67 259 379 298 “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” ~ Dalai Lama XIV 458 459... Read more

  • Hypothyroid problem -hoping this book helps me

    4/14/2018 7:21:30 PM, by CTUPTON

    ... Read more

  • What ya thunk 4/14/18

    4/14/2018 7:16:11 PM, by JVANAM

    The greatest strength is gentleness. - Iroquois 4/14/18... Read more

  • Day 1793

    4/14/2018 2:04:56 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Gym Day. Working on my truck instead. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Taxes, budgets, papers, and other pains

    4/14/2018 1:24:14 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I was so convinced that I would do the taxes earlier this year. Such is my world. ;-) This week-end is taxes, first and foremost. After that maybe some paper sorting, for sure starting on Monday. DH is moving the boxes (sigh) into the kitchen soon. I was looking for last year's t... Read more

  • Still Working on Water, Meal Prep, and Exercise New Task: Tracking

    4/14/2018 10:02:19 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    My exercise has been limited to Stretches and yoga poses due to an injured back. In three short hours, I will be laying on a table getting a deep tissue massage. I pray this works to get the knots out. I've been good and not overdoing it, plus doing the hot/cold presses on my back. My exercise... Read more

  • one down

    4/14/2018 8:06:49 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    one more lb. down... many more to go. There is never a shortage of that goal. lol I had an interesting day yesterday! I ate pie and don't feel bad about it. I worked in the garden and made some changes in my front yard. It's work in progress and will be over the next couple of weeks. The important ... Read more

  • Nerve pain in my feet

    4/14/2018 5:07:25 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Friends, I have been diagnosed with Type II Diabetes 9 years ago. I have worked hard at keeping Type II under control. It was just this week that I got honest with myself, and acknowledged that I've been experiencing Diabetic Nerve Pain for a few years. I've tried to ignore it, but it w... Read more

  • SATURDAY THOUGHTS

    4/14/2018 4:56:17 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    All you've got is all you can give, and that will ALWAYS be enough.... Read more

  • New Intermittent Fasting Program and updates

    4/14/2018 12:25:14 AM, by RKOTTEK

    Please be patient with what may be a lengthy blog from me. In a shortish period I and a few Sparkfriends have embarked on Intermittent fasting. Why intermittent fasting? Normally when you eat there can be a spike of insulin. Insulin can do 2 things. It can cause fat deposition and it ca... Read more

  • Memory 2.0

    4/13/2018 8:29:02 PM, by SPEDED2

    National Peach Cobbler Day Observed annually on April 13th Summer Countdown: 68 days 379 126 298 376 Snow again predicted for Sunday, third Sunday in a row. Youngest DD in SD is under a blizzard warning. Absolutely Insane Weather!!! “People take different roads seeking fu... Read more

  • 4/13/18

    4/13/2018 12:40:21 PM, by 266266

    life is going well, work is settling down. 153 today / 151-155 range this month . 162.4 on 1/1/18... Read more

  • Day 1792

    4/13/2018 12:25:46 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling Good.... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/13/2018 11:58:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am getting some errands done this morning. then the rest of the day is not planned. i do that at least once a week. it is a way to relax and unwind after a busy week. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day and a great weekend,everyone!... Read more

  • Mastectomy Update & Aromatase?

    4/13/2018 11:20:21 AM, by KALISWALKER

    My update 6 weeks after surgery. The surgeon's lab report - I had ductal carcinoma in situ, a non-invasive breast cancer Stage 0; and invasive ductal carcinoma Stage 1, a cancer that began growing in a milk duct and invaded the fibrous or fatty tissue of the breast outside of the duct. The invasive ... Read more

  • Problem is fixed. I am ready to move on!

    4/13/2018 10:15:58 AM, by MRSHONEYCOMB

    In 2014 I started having a lot of pain my OBGYN suggested that it could be Endometriosis. It took me 4 years of reading and hurting to finally find a doctor (Nancy’s Nook FB) that I trusted to help me with my problem since there is currently no “cure” I am now 9 days post-op and ready to lose 103 po... Read more

  • Learn Something New Every Day!

    4/13/2018 5:00:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day I take another step forward and work to learn one new thing. Some days, I am really just seeing an old lesson from a new vantage point. It doesn't matter. It's new to me today. What did I learn today? Speed Reading and child-like wonder. Speed reading is basically learning to und... Read more

  • Retreading

    4/13/2018 3:47:27 AM, by CRE8TED1

    I got discouraged and gave up, though I was still going through the motions (sort of). My husband has partnered with me which is a good and bad thing. Bad because he's a picky (very picky) eater. It makes cooking a challenge. But he's seen me struggling and wants to be a help and encouragement. He ... Read more

  • Memory

    4/12/2018 9:18:20 PM, by SPEDED2

    Today is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day 180 (we need some new emojis) Summer Countdown: 69 days 379 126 298 67 259 “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” ~ Dalai Lama XI... Read more

  • Day 1791

    4/12/2018 3:44:54 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Started out making up for missing Tuesday. After doing double on my first 4 exercises ,I started running out of gas. Still did 5 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Small goals challenge April 12th 2018

    4/12/2018 8:37:41 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Good morning everyone! Look what I found inside my pantry! I'm seriously considering making this for supper tonight! What it becomes I don't know. I do have fresh garden salads (I buy them in salad department of grocery stores). I need something that will satisfy me. Satisfied means stomach... Read more

  • still going

    4/12/2018 8:16:20 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    So this intermittent fasting is still going well. I ended up with about 1600 cal. yesterday and I feel that is going to be my range for the next few days. Just see how it's going. What I am doing is eating my first meal around noon, a little before, a little after, doesn't really matter and my last... Read more

  • Nursing Homes: The Good & The Bad

    4/12/2018 5:03:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    The Good: My mother has had 5 great experiences going to the nursing homes. Each time, she has stayed for about a month. Each time, she has visited with old friends and had plenty of company. Each time, she was ready to go home when it was time. Short-term rehab has been good for my Mom. ... Read more

  • What ya thunk 4/12/18

    4/12/2018 12:51:29 AM, by JVANAM

    He who would do great things should not attempt them all alone. - Seneca proverb ~ 4/12/18... Read more

  • Reached a Point

    4/11/2018 8:05:41 PM, by SPEDED2

    International Louie Louie Day celebrates "Louie Louie," one of the most recorded songs in rock and roll history. It takes place on the birthday of Richard Berry, the writer of the song, who was born on the date in 1935. Summer Countdown: 72 days 379 218 298 126 “People take diff... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/11/2018 4:00:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day of catching up on housework and computer related things today. my daughter says hi to everyone! i am getting stronger every day and i just got the all clear from the doctor to start to increase the amount of time i exercise and the intensity,too. i am still awaiting to hear back regarding the ... Read more

  • Hump Day

    4/11/2018 3:20:44 PM, by MRSBUCKEYE

    Normally at least in the last 2 months Wednesday has become a day that I record a video regarding my weight loss/gain and post it up on our youtube channel. Not sure I want to do that today - the scale moaned when I was getting close to it so I pretty much knew it wasn't going to be in my favor. ... Read more

  • Day 1790

    4/11/2018 1:36:07 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling better.... Read more

  • Name a specific thing.....

    4/11/2018 12:53:35 PM, by CTUPTON

    mine: In high school, at a girls' Catholic HS, I got in trouble for--- talking in the hall between classes. We had to walk in a single line t get to the next class. Oh--our uniforms were black tailored dresses with white removable collars and cuffs. Honest--true story. There were 2 o... Read more

  • INVESTING YOUR LIFE

    4/11/2018 8:31:27 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Life is like a coin. You can spend if any way you want, but you can only spend it once. Too, you can invest it.... Read more

  • fasting and dr.

    4/11/2018 8:23:35 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    Thank you everyone responding to my blog on fasting and all the encouragement I received. It is amazing what that alone does to one's feeling of self worth. Someone is listening to me; finds it important enough to comment on what I have to say. Thank you! 252 I got the same impression ye... Read more

  • Warning-deep thinking about a book ..Life of Pi

    4/11/2018 6:20:12 AM, by CTUPTON

    I was reading Goodreads reviews of the book: The Life of Pi If you have not read it, this probably won't help you much. I need to go re-read it! OK--two quotes I lifted from Goodreads about The Life of Pi: "And so, when she first heard of Hare Krishnas, she ... Read more

  • Satisfied With Less

    4/11/2018 5:06:17 AM, by JSTETSER

    One of the most difficult lessons that I've had to learn is to be satisfied eating less food. It's not that I was really hungry, I wasn't totally satiated, and I didn't feel full. I grew up eating fast and until I felt full. Now as an adult, I subconsciously still believe that I deserve and... Read more

  • What ya thunk 4/11/18

    4/11/2018 2:04:02 AM, by JVANAM

    Why not learn to enjoy the small things of Mother (Earth), we are blessed of so many. - Maliseet Chant ~ 4/11/18... Read more

  • What ya thunk 4/11/18

    4/11/2018 2:03:47 AM, by JVANAM

    Why not learn to enjoy the small things of Mother (Earth), we are blessed of so many. - Maliseet Chant ~ 4/11/18... Read more

  • Good day, again !

    4/10/2018 10:36:51 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Excellent way to start the day ! Down 2 lb.! Back into ketosis, mildly. Trace last night and this morning. Was awake until 4am, so things didn't go as planned but will do what I can. So, no fruit for now, and one Adkins indulgent bar instead of two, 2 eggs instead of... Read more

  • I can’t do it

    4/10/2018 10:20:20 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I have read a lot. I’ve changed a lot. I can’t change the mental game and therefore I lose constantly. I can’t resist an industry. Sugar. And that’s what they want.... Read more

  • Life's Biggest Struggle

    4/10/2018 9:32:46 PM, by SPEDED2

    It's Encourage a Young Writer Day. Summer Countdown: 71 days 379 573 259 67 125 “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” ~ Dalai Lama XIV 458 459... Read more

  • Did not feel like it but went to water exercises anyway.

    4/10/2018 3:39:42 PM, by CTUPTON

    224... Read more

  • Day 1789

    4/10/2018 2:46:14 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Gym Day. Pollen count is real high. Severe sinus headache. Upside is it is raining. Downside is it affects my arthritis. Feeling ???.... Read more

  • Wow! exercises for different levels! Right here on SP!

    4/10/2018 2:23:08 PM, by CTUPTON

    https://www.sparkpeople.com/re
    source/browse-exercises.as
    p?exercise_type=strength&e
    xercise_level=any&equipmen
    t=any&bodypart=lower%20body 320 216 362 224... Read more

  • A reason for being--Japanese style

    4/10/2018 1:57:31 PM, by CTUPTON

    Ikigai (生き甲斐, pronounced [ikiɡai]) is a Japanese concept meaning "a reason for being". Everyone, according to the Japanese, has an ikigai. Finding it requires a deep and often lengthy search of self. ... Read more

  • It's a Terrific Day for WATER

    4/10/2018 9:06:38 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    I'm really struggling to get in my daily water. Are you? Yesterday I had 3 cups of black coffee, 2 cups of water (aka 1 water bottle) 1 protein/ice cream milkshake. But then I realized I had 2 oranges and a large grapefruit (water content!) So it made me do some researching. I read ... Read more

  • fasting

    4/10/2018 8:44:15 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    For a while I been looking at intermittent fasting and was just on the fence about which way to go about it. Over the weekend I found a really good article and just kept on reading. It feels like all my questions, concerns and hold-ups where answered here. I include the link in case someone wants to... Read more

  • Today's Loaves & Fish

    4/10/2018 4:55:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    A new version of an old story: the loaves and the fishes ** I wrote this story after my friend Andrew suffered a heart attack and must make some lifestyle changes. I'm sharing it today because we could all consider making a few adjustments as well. Back in Bible days, a small boy broug... Read more

  • What ya thunk 4/10/18

    4/10/2018 3:36:53 AM, by JVANAM

    Though we travel the world to find beauty, we must carry it with us or we find it not. - Emerson ~ 4/10/18... Read more

  • Week one overview:

    4/10/2018 12:49:19 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    So I guess it is maybe two weeks since my last blog. I dunno for real. I biked over 31 miles last Sunday and over 20 this Sunday. I biked about 6 on last Saturday as well. I am trying to get back into the groove and the weather is kind of hit or miss these days. I try not to bike on dark rainy ... Read more

  • Moving right along!

    4/9/2018 11:19:17 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Waiting for dh to set up one of his gaming devices so I can use my yoga and walking dvds. Hopefully, by tomorrow morning. It's all done, in writing, so I have a cheat sheet. ;-) I have been able to cut my Tresiba (insulin) in half and not going too low either. Thrilling !! Moti... Read more

  • Monday

    4/9/2018 8:00:02 PM, by SPEDED2

    Subbing for entire week in middle school. By the time I'm back in the swing of things, the week will be finished. 211 150 Today is National Chicken Little Awareness Day. Summer Countdown: 72 days 298 218 379 376 “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and hap... Read more

  • it's monday

    4/9/2018 2:10:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    i got some errands done this morning, so i can enjoy the rest of my day. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Day 1788

    4/9/2018 1:39:08 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good. ... Read more

  • The Turtle Wins The Race

    4/9/2018 11:09:14 AM, by MRSBUCKEYE

    So I'm sure you've heard the expression "The Turtle Wins The Race" well for me I'm the turtle as I "am" losing weight but it's very very slow. In the past, I would have already given up. Hands up in the air and (well let's be honest here) I would have said "f it" ! (Honest I'm not a s... Read more

  • Monday Motivation

    4/9/2018 8:14:41 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    And I have the great 345 A Team to keep me motivated as well! We really do have good team dynamics! Week 1 along with drinking my water is no sugar in my coffee. So far I've succeeded! Make water the number one drink of choice. Some of the benefits - • Regulate your body temp... Read more

  • Today

    4/9/2018 5:06:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is the only day that is ours. Plan for tomorrow, remember yesterday, but live today! Tell someone that you love and appreciate them, Eat healthy foods, Go for a run, Move that body in the sunshine!... Read more

  • New week, time to up my game !

    4/8/2018 10:30:30 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    It's been a nice weekend. rested and relaxed. No work, just watching Criminal Minds, rodeo champs, etc. This week, I plan to up my exercise. I have made arrangements for dh to come home at his lunch time to bring me the car. I plan to do the gym Tu and Th, mostly the pool and sa... Read more

  • Sunday - Confession Day

    4/8/2018 5:22:47 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    I had planned this morning carefully! Remember, I made a quiche yesterday. I was going to take it to church, but this morning, my daughter got up and made blueberry muffins. So, I was like, ok, I'll just eat that at church. Lo, and behold, we had muffins, blueberry muffins, donut holes, and a box o... Read more

  • Dream Job

    4/8/2018 2:46:10 PM, by SPEDED2

    Today is Draw a Picture of a Bird Day Summer Countdown: 73 days 67 259 379 218 (It's snowing here, folks! Big, white, fluffy flakes. The hard to shovel kind.) “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean... Read more

  • it's sunday

    4/8/2018 2:37:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to everyone! it is a pretty quiet day here today. not too much planned for the day. on tuesday i will be going to a party for those of us who attended the university in the community course this year. it is a completely free course and they cover the humanities subjects quite a b... Read more