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  • Motivation has been Found... ooops...

    9/17/2014 1:20:57 PM, by BABECAVE

    I seen this somewhere... and I can't give Credit to where I found it at... It was on someone Page... So if you are the person that has this... "Thank You"... *Laughs* I thought that I would share this... so perhaps that it could help someone out there in the world... or just myself... M-make sh... Read more

  • Getting through the day

    9/17/2014 1:19:02 PM, by ABARNES86

    Had kind of a disappointing weigh-in this morning. Better than when I looked last night, but still disappointing. I'll blame it on it being close to the start of That Time. That's gotta be what it was because I've been SO GOOD food wise at least! Fitness, yeah, okay, I lacked a bit there. I'm workin... Read more

  • *Growls* oxox

    9/17/2014 12:15:27 PM, by BABECAVE

    Always try to leave the last bite... *Growls* *RAWR* Strategy can be Beautiful But you should occasionally look at the results. *Love That so much* It's not about what happens to you in life. It's about what you do about it. *So True*... Read more

  • Pictionary

    9/17/2014 12:09:42 PM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    Lots of fun playing Pictionary last night. My team of 4 did a good job with drawing and guessing the answers; we joked that we were the "Low Rollers" though because we lost all 3 games because not once did we roll higher than 3 moves on the board! Most of our rolls just took us forward one space, ... Read more

  • Clothes Shopping

    9/17/2014 11:56:35 AM, by CZESTES

    I absolutely despise clothes shopping! Never have I been the shape that designers and manufacturers make clothing for. I am curvy, which is great to hide weight but not so great for buying pants. I don't even know what size I wear. Oh the horror! I have successfully altered shirts and skirts, b... Read more

  • still not happy

    9/17/2014 11:13:47 AM, by JB4REAL

    Still not happy with myself, but after serious deliberation, I am not depressed. Simply a little mopey. LOL. I am very proud of what I have been doing in my family and work, but just not my body. So I am working on that. I took a mental health day, and started it at the gym, instead of at work. I fi... Read more

  • Non-Scale Victory update, and wedding updates

    9/17/2014 10:52:24 AM, by NIMIRRA137

    There has been a lot going on lately. The scale has been pretty evil. It was 162 yesterday but I'm not letting it get me down. I spent a long weekend in Florida and ate out for every single meal for 4 days and also am due for TOM so I'm trying to ignore the scale and what it says. I got in a re... Read more

  • Happy Wednesday (surgery update)

    9/17/2014 10:46:47 AM, by RACHELSUSANNAH

    Good morning Spark friends, I decided to take a moment before my meeting (in 15 minutes) to update you all. Things are still progressing and I have not made a decision pertaining to surgery yet. I'm going to touch base again with my neurologist to see if any further progress has been made (we ... Read more

  • Wednesday's Wisdom =)

    9/17/2014 10:44:07 AM, by GAYLE-G-63

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  • brother can you spare

    9/17/2014 10:42:51 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    They say, when it rains, it pours. Well, that has literally been the case here for the last week. While I really do enjoy the cooler temps, for walking and sleeping. I dread the coming winter and I am sick of darkness and dreary days. And it has also been that way figuratively as well. After wo... Read more

  • Have you learned

    9/17/2014 10:38:43 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The teachers are everywhere .What is wanted is a learner ." Wendell Berry That about says it all . Everything you need is right here . If you are willing to learn. Have a Wild Winning Wednesday Everyone. Remember to enjoy the day and Smile. Move your body, breathe some fresh air , eat ... Read more

  • Changes in latitude changes in attitude

    9/17/2014 10:03:32 AM, by GORDON66

    While I haven't changed my latitude, I've definitely made changes to my attitude about exercise, and Jimmy Buffett ROCKS! When I first joined the gym and started personal training, my only goal was to lose weight. At the beginning, I was so out of shape that nothing was particularly easy. In ... Read more

  • need organization & space saving suggestions

    9/17/2014 9:41:50 AM, by MIMULUSBUG

    We are still unpacking boxes at the farm. Our home office-library in our Sacto home was huge (over 500 sq.ft.), and the home office & library space here on the farm is tiny. (Right now my library table is still outside on the front porch covered in tarps.) We purged a lot of office/book stuff in ... Read more

  • Weigh In Wednesday

    9/17/2014 9:23:47 AM, by EARTHMOM16

    Well, I didn't lose any weight this week, but I didn't gain any either, so I'm ok with it. I didn't really figure I'd lose any this week, I have been wanting chips...salt all week. So considering that, I'm glad that I stayed the same. Next week I will lose. ... Read more

  • something interested me

    9/17/2014 9:22:00 AM, by NASFKAB

    One man's creativity is another man's brain damage its quote from unknown source saw it on spark web search today its so rue & puts a profound thought in a few words... Read more

  • Quote For The Day 9/17/2014

    9/17/2014 8:47:58 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them" By Leo Tolstoy... Read more

  • Day 7 not bad but Day 8 will be amazing

    9/17/2014 7:32:47 AM, by LAU112384

    Day 7 was not my greatest. I was still in my calorie range but ate a bit more than i wanted to/should have. I tend to eat more when I am tired. I also didn't get my real 10 min of exercise in. I however do have a 2 hour commute to work each way that consists of about 1 mile of walking and 13 fli... Read more

  • Bodybuilding? haha

    9/17/2014 7:21:20 AM, by GINA4EVER

    But seriously, I started lifting. I found a 12 week - all level weight lifting program on Bodybuilder.com that I really like. I just finished my first week. It eases in nice and slow with pictures and tips so that you have proper form. Only drawback - I'm up at 4:30 in the morning... but t... Read more

  • Remembering why I started....

    9/17/2014 7:13:57 AM, by EIGHTHNOTECHOIR

    Greetings Spark fans, (I had a long post and then it got eaten, when I tried to post it cause of some of my emotes were mistaken to be html -- bare with me as I try to remember what I said. It won't be an exact replica but it will cover the essentials) So, there was pizza at work yesterday... Read more

  • Day 3- Taking It Back

    9/17/2014 7:06:48 AM, by ESALAZAR24

    It was a particularly bad day yesterday at work, and when I came home I told my husband that I could no longer work under these circumstances any more. Feeling betrayed by one person and feeling bullied by another are enough to send anyone over the "cliff", and put someone who stresses out and wants... Read more

  • Thinking Positive, etc.

    9/17/2014 6:37:55 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    188.2 !!! I don't know what to attribute this weight loss to. I've been consistently eating above the lower end of my goal. Like 1600 calories, whereas I'm supposed to be between 1350 and 1800 (I think). Was I in starvation territory before? Why does eating more = losing weight for me? I mean, don'... Read more

  • great inspirational quote this morning...

    9/17/2014 6:16:12 AM, by SYDNEYM3

    1st...your mind has to THINK it... 2nd...your heard has to COMMIT to it... THEN YOU JUST HAVE TO DO IT!... Read more

  • Day One of 100 day challenge!

    9/17/2014 6:14:58 AM, by SYDNEYM3

    I am excited! Started by celebrating "100 Day Challenge Eve" by going to a Zumba class with a good friend who has been asking me to go for over a year! Guess WHAT?!?! I was not the oldest, the heaviest or the sweatiest in the room! WOW! Over 60 people in a church gym dancing zumba to really lou... Read more

  • This mornings workout

    9/17/2014 3:50:21 AM, by BUBBLEJ1

    For the past year I have been that crazy person who gets up at 5 am 3 days a week to go to the gym. I stopped briefly when the temperatures started to drop waaaay below zero in the morning but I'm back into the swing of things again and I'm loving it. 5 am always comes waaaaay too soon, but once I'm... Read more

  • Day 09 - Choices

    9/17/2014 3:38:54 AM, by PRETTYMISSTRISH

    I admit today I struggled. I didn't log my food today but I didn't eat really unhealthy today. I felt bad for not logging my good so I will definitely not stop. Just, a lot of things have been going on and I am really stressed. My go to when upset or stressed...is food usually. I need to find anothe... Read more

  • HUMP DAY AGAIN !!

    9/17/2014 2:03:40 AM, by GRANDMAFRANNY

    THESE " HUMP DAY'S" ARE COMING IN FAST FOR ME. JUST GOT THROUGH ING 8,272 STEP'S AND THIS JUST MORNING. FORGOT TO MENTION MY LAST WEEK TOTAL ! 77,752 STEP'S=38.08 MILES. NOT BAD FOR GRANDMA FRANNY. TIME FOR A BREATHER. SEE ... Read more

  • The Dirty Word

    9/17/2014 1:45:34 AM, by SO_WORTH_IT

    Today, my husband and teenage son were playing a trivia game while I worked nearby in the kitchen. A question came up that stated, "What is the most common reason a person is not accepted into the military?" Suddenly they got quiet and my husband practically whispered the answer. I couldn't hear ... Read more

  • Hump Day

    9/17/2014 12:34:40 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I have surgery in the morning surrounding myself by my guarian angels God and Jesus sending prayers nad blessings hugx... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 009

    9/17/2014 12:30:07 AM, by KITTY-KIM

    Today was okay for the most part. I think I am about to start something. I'm easily irritable and easy to tick off. Won't let it effect me though. Cravings shouldn't be too bad. I have chocolate protein powder which should help. Actually managed to wake up early today, still wasn't seven, but I... Read more

  • My way of "Strength"... oxox

    9/17/2014 12:25:22 AM, by BABECAVE

    My Boy-Friend who is a Body Builder will say something different to what "Strength" really is... but this is my way of saying what Strength is in my own say of describing it... Strength is the ability to break a chocolate bar into 6 pieces... and eat only just one...... Read more

  • Day 33

    9/17/2014 12:14:07 AM, by CALAMITIE

    This was an interesting day. My mom was having a good day and it was nice outside so I took her for a ride and a little shopping. She wasn't even too confused. So that was nice. I also made a rather startling discovery. I really don't like chocolate all that much anymore. It might be a s... Read more

  • Just a quick check in...

    9/16/2014 11:57:50 PM, by BLVINBUTTERFLYS

    Hi Friends! On the way to LA-LA land quickly with the help of a very small dose of melatonin. I rarely take anything medication wise to help anything unless I REALLY need it. So, I was seriously desperate to get here. But I am reversing the issue. Barely ate today. Barely moved toda... Read more

  • Checking in

    9/16/2014 11:17:44 PM, by SARAHSTORY23

    One of my current goals is to check in here each day. It's really about just taking one minute for myself. Maybe I'll work up to a whole 10 min. or so someday. I've been beating myself up for not getting to the gym, but I realized today that I am consistently getting around 6 hrs. of sleep, and I am... Read more

  • 9/16/14 - Bedtime

    9/16/2014 10:53:57 PM, by GORDON66

    Since I'm reluctant to admit this, I suppose that it's important that I do. After many starts, stops, detours, mountain peaks, and sinkholes, I finally believe I can make it to the end of this journey to turn around my life. The hopelessness that I've always embraced is fading, and I can truly say... Read more

  • full plate

    9/16/2014 10:37:40 PM, by MOOY09

    I really want to get in shape and I have lots of reasons why but honestly when do I have time. My family is having to stay at my mothers until the first of the year and we are thankful to be here but for me that means double work. My day is so long I have no clue what to do. I get up early to take m... Read more

  • Hidden Message in a Bottle...

    9/16/2014 10:35:13 PM, by BABECAVE

    I was looking through Spark pages tonight... and I found some really great hidden advice... #1... Get as close to God Made as possible... #2. No more I will start on Monday for me... #3. Lose 46 pounds and to spend less time think of weight... #5. This whole time I was missin... Read more

  • Operating at 75%

    9/16/2014 10:19:42 PM, by BMCC488

    Late last night I started feeling better. The fever, whole body aches, and some of the stuffiness disappeared. I thought it might just be for the night but I woke up today feeling the same, maybe slightly better. I still have nose and throat issues, and my lower ab muscles, lower back, and hips stil... Read more

  • BLC 26 PAWSE Week 1

    9/16/2014 10:17:52 PM, by SECONDCHANCE48

    Wednesday's Assignment (every week) is to PAWSE! PAWSE Wednesday: Generally a day of rest! Does that mean devouring everything in sight or lazily bathing in the sun? NO! This is the BEGINNING of a new week, not an end to the old! PLAN/PREARE for the coming week! Take stock of your fridge,... Read more

  • A boring day

    9/16/2014 9:47:21 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today was a boring day. We didn't even leave town. Not even for supper. I know that we will be leaving town tomorrow because dad has a chiropractor appointment in the morning. ... Read more

  • Day 47- The sea is calmer now

    9/16/2014 9:46:11 PM, by _FOREVERSOFIE

    WOOO!!! I feel much better. So, my apartment is still a mess. In fact, my life is still a little bit in shambles. BUT I BOUGHT GROCERIES!! And I did some quick cooking today! First of all, I love grocery shopping, it's like the possibilities are endless. I also got some help with the ... Read more

  • Taking what I can get

    9/16/2014 9:45:08 PM, by _MOBII_

    Some days I take whatever little victories that I can get. Today....my socks matched and I didn't pee my pants. I'll take it!... Read more

  • Day 63 of 135 - my baby is 11 years old

    9/16/2014 9:38:45 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    How did that happen? It seems like just yesterday he was a baby and here he is, almost taller than me now! Despite it being a school day, I think he had a nice day - his best present was that he had no homework (a coincidence - no one did) which he was so happy about and to tell the truth, so was I.... Read more

  • Good day!

    9/16/2014 8:50:41 PM, by ABARNES86

    Original plan was for my mom to drive up and drop me off at class and then pick me up when it was finished. Woke up this morning and found out she wasn't going to go up after all. So, in a hurry, I threw my stuff together and hopped in the car and left. I was pretty convinced I wasn't going to find ... Read more

  • never stay down

    9/16/2014 8:36:55 PM, by JB4REAL

    So I am really disappointed in myself, but I know why I am here. I know why I have continued to gain weight since last fall. I know that what I bury within has been hurting me. I know that I don't want to share this with anyone, except for one person. I know that today's horoscope was dead on today.... Read more

  • Food log #1759

    9/16/2014 8:02:49 PM, by LINDIEINRED

    Breakfast: Smoothie (banana, frozen blueberries, spinach, Greek yogurt), whole wheat toast Snack: a pear Lunch: Nachos, a nectarine Dinner: Bbq grilled chicken sandwich, corn on the cob, french fries... Read more

  • Back in the Saddle

    9/16/2014 7:39:52 PM, by BEK-MITCHELL

    I can't believe it has been almost 7 months since I joined SparkPeople. Unfortunately, my enthusiasm only lasted a few weeks. Life got a bit crazy and my LCH took over. I did 6 months of treatment, with my last 4 infusions failing before deciding that enough was enough. So, here I am now, stil... Read more

  • Bad day

    9/16/2014 6:11:33 PM, by PORTIAWILLIS

    I have never had migraines but believe I have one today. This headache started last night, was dizzy and slightly nauseated. Tried to do the holistic route with peppermint essential oil, also did the raindrop therapy treatment with the oils, used hot pack to neck and base of skull. That finally reli... Read more

  • No cheese with this whine, thanks

    9/16/2014 6:08:04 PM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    I am so miserable in this heat! Argh! And tomorrow is supposed to be even WORSE! So, that's something to look forward to, It is supposed to cool down a bit by Friday, which is good since I have to travel over the mountains to go to Imperial County. That place is always hot, but then... Read more

  • Smile Of The Day---Tues.

    9/16/2014 5:32:41 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    "Cash, check or charge?" I asked after folding items the woman wished to purchase. As she fumbled for her wallet I notice a remote control for a television set in her purse. "Do you always carry your TV remote?" I asked. "No," she replied. "But my husband refused to come shopping with me... Read more

  • Anyone out there use the "family" sparks feature?

    9/16/2014 5:06:33 PM, by MEXGAL1

    My DH asked me if I would help him lose weight. He's about 220 and six feet and wants to get down to 185 before the wedding next year in July. So I told him "sure" and am tracking his calories in an old little book designed for tracking. I used to use this little book before I found Sparks. I th... Read more

  • Tuesday's Tickle =)

    9/16/2014 4:27:45 PM, by GAYLE-G-63

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  • Food Diary Tuesday Sept 16 2014

    9/16/2014 4:09:50 PM, by 2NDCHANCEWITHEY

    I can't believe it is already 3pm and I am just getting to this. I have however been writing everything down so hopefully I am still accuate. Breakfast - oops didn't eat breakfast. not good not good Snack 3 thin mint cookies 2 lindt chocolates Lunch Pork Burrito with Greek... Read more

  • All works of love are works of peace. ~Mother Teresa

    9/16/2014 3:40:05 PM, by SEASONS_CHANGE_

    All works of love are works of peace. ~Mother Teresa ... Read more

  • Fall weather

    9/16/2014 3:11:30 PM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi Spark friends, I can feel the cool weather today....but it feels nice....I am looking forward to pumpkin season.....see you here sparking! ... Read more

  • Shoulder Replacement!!!!

    9/16/2014 3:09:06 PM, by PITTER6

    It's over, the sling is gone and the pain was not so bad. I hated the 6 weeks of in house physical theraply and now I am into the outpatient. Yesterday was the first one since the sling came off and I had an ice gel pak on it at 3 am. Muscle ache not pain!!!! I am so happy that I had... Read more

  • I had two choices...

    9/16/2014 3:04:03 PM, by FINDINGBOBBIE

    WARNING!!! EXTREMELY LONG BLOG TO FOLLOW I have had to reevaluate a lot of things these past couple of weeks and one of them was reminding myself why I am still here. Most of my life I have been a victim of one form of abuse or another and have been through years of therapy, But therapy ca... Read more

  • AT MY PUBLIC LIBRARY

    9/16/2014 2:40:25 PM, by 4METHISTIME111

    On Saturday I was taking an online class on procrastination and accidentally bumped into the PC while it was running and it hasn't turned on ever since. Very frustrating to feel I always manage to start something and whether I personally sabotage with negativity or fate steps in and does me in it al... Read more

  • I Want To Cut Off My Right Foot

    9/16/2014 1:44:05 PM, by MINEA999

    For months… okay a year… I’ve had pain issues in my right heel. I remember the day it started quite clearly. I was walking home from work, the back of my shoe was coming apart and started rubbing on my heel (basically shredding my heel). I started to change my gait to keep it from doing that and ... Read more

  • Determining my Goal Weight

    9/16/2014 1:15:49 PM, by CZESTES

    My doctor is wonderful! After our physical this year, he suggested we lose weight (we being my husband and myself). I had some issues with my back acting up at the beginning of the year, so I was already dieting at the time of my physical. Yesterday I went to see him for some odd chest pain and h... Read more

  • Day 312 - The Grass Is Always Greener...?

    9/16/2014 1:10:26 PM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    This morning I woke up and did my normal morning ritual, including weighing myself. Over the weekend I went crazy in my eating habits and basically binge ate the entire time. I did gain some weight so yesterday I made sure I got back on track. I'll admit, I didn't eat all my fruits and veggies and I... Read more

  • What America Eats..........Part 3

    9/16/2014 1:10:24 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Food Flashbacks..........A few things we've learned since our first poll in 1987: 1987: 30 minutes...The maximum amount of time women wanted to spend preparing a meal. 1991: #1...Where participants ranked steak among the meals they ate to celebrate. (Pizza was a distant second.) 1... Read more

  • library work out.

    9/16/2014 1:00:27 PM, by REGABA

    So I know that if left to my own devices I will just sit and do nothing. I move when I have a reason to move. So since I am now part time at my job I plan, when I have days off, to spend them helping out in a grade school library. Shelving books for kids involves a lot of up and down. I move mo... Read more

  • Cheese. Why do you hate me?

    9/16/2014 12:44:19 PM, by BEINGERIN

    When I started this journey, I was taking an acid-reducing pill almost everyday, and an anti-gas pill almost as often. I was SO uncomfortable. It seemed like everything I ate was a recipe for internal disaster (of course that did not stop me from eating). I was not trying to examine what I ate to... Read more

  • September 16, 2014

    9/16/2014 12:06:15 PM, by JOSHUASMOMMY333

    OMG, I'm still not good with this whole blogging thing and I have way to much in my head to make sense of it all..but here it goes. Since I have been here (January 2013) so many things have happened in my life, good, bad, and ugly. Lets see if I can keep them all straight. In April, I knew... Read more

  • AN ADVENTURE WITH SUPER GIRL

    9/16/2014 11:20:10 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Why not seize the pleasure at once . ? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation , foolish preparation." Jane Austen It was a dark and dreary night , the wind was howling and there were all kinds of demon riff raff running amuck. Our super girl was faced with all kinds ... Read more

  • Emotions & Eating

    9/16/2014 11:07:42 AM, by FITCHRISTIE

    I used to binge eat when I was stressed, now I have no appetite when stressed. At first I thought it was a good thing, but I now realize that eating too little is just as bad as eating too much. I have to figure out a way to manage my emotions and stabilize my eating.... Read more

  • Starting the day out right

    9/16/2014 10:43:52 AM, by TAMMYRENEED

    Today I woke up and had some coffee but then I walked around the complex. It was still cool and very pleasant. Afterwards I came home and had a bowl of nutritious cereal with 1% milk. I then logged in to my Spark Coach App and had a positive start to the day. Have a great day everyone!... Read more

  • Tuesday's Healthy Inspirational Quote of the Day 09/16/2014

    9/16/2014 10:40:16 AM, by PLATINUM755

    "Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."~Jim Rohn... Read more

  • Just venting on a rainy day (bear with me, this is long!)

    9/16/2014 10:37:40 AM, by JESSKA82581

    I know I should be proud with how far I've come but I feel that things can always be better. I suppose that's what motivates me to move forward in whatever I want to accomplish. Unfortunately, not everyone around me is a positive influence. I went to a bridal shower on Sunday for my mom's ... Read more

  • Motivation

    9/16/2014 10:34:03 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Trying to motivate myself to go to the gym today and walk on the treadmill. Such a small thing, right? I feel awful, AGAIN. I just reviewed my goal board. I understand why SP recommends that we do that. It said, "I will not let pain - or fear of pain - stop me anymore." Wow. Do I believe in that? It... Read more

  • cooler temps

    9/16/2014 10:28:43 AM, by COLLEENCONQUERS

    one of the things i am looking forward to most about the cooler temps is that it makes running and outdoor activity more comfortable... and then some of my favorite activities are running, hiking the trails in my state (especially the ones around/near the water/Great Lakes) .. and then the rest of t... Read more

  • Quotes for the day

    9/16/2014 10:24:52 AM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

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  • becoming less dependent

    9/16/2014 10:17:39 AM, by NASFKAB

    went to see my Dr without the agency caregiver doing everything for me so pleasant... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    9/16/2014 10:08:08 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter told me this morning that she made the cross country team at school! woo hoo! way to go,sweetheart! she has a field trip coming up next monday and she put my name down as a volunteer. knowing my daughter, she was one of the first ones to hand the registration form and fee in this morning... Read more

  • Day 1 - 9/15

    9/16/2014 9:47:20 AM, by UWPALUM

    Yesterday I started again. This is it. My brother is planning a wedding and right now my body issues would overshadow the event. I don't want that. So I started again. Yesterday I worked out for 40 minutes at the gym before work. I didn't push too hard, because I have a history of hurting mysel... Read more

  • Day 2

    9/16/2014 9:32:41 AM, by SUEREE10

    Just moved back to Missouri from Michigan. Feel myself struggling with depression. I left friends and a job I loved to go to an area where I know very few people, no job and am dependant on my husband to provide financially for us. He is very capable of this, but must travel extensively to do so. I... Read more

  • Tuesday

    9/16/2014 9:18:53 AM, by EARTHMOM16

    I feel like I'm struggling to be motivated this week. I'm not really sure why, but I'm dragging, instead of my positive self. I hope it passes soon, because I'm not liking it at all. I love the positive feeling that I've had and I don't want to lose it. ... Read more

  • I Love You, You Did The Best You Could Today

    9/16/2014 7:20:20 AM, by CHERYL_ANNE

    Because sometimes we need to hear it and that means saying it to ourselves. ... Read more

  • Day 2- Overcoming A Grumpy Attitude

    9/16/2014 6:46:02 AM, by ESALAZAR24

    I admit that this morning I woke up a little on the grumpy side... Most of the time, I'm good to go and stay on the sunnier side of the street, but I was up late last night hunting down a new job (I found 2 new leads!), and 4:15 came very early this morning. My husband decided to sleep on the ... Read more

  • Me & My Family!

    9/16/2014 6:44:44 AM, by LOFLLAMA

    Yesterday I went to get my hair trimmed & got the best compliment. Mikhail had gone over to the grocery store next door to the hair place while I was getting my hair cut. The beautician & I were talking about our kids. Mikhail came back in & when the girl saw him she said, 'That's your son?' When... Read more

  • Just can't get motivated....

    9/16/2014 6:27:48 AM, by BRITT831

    ...now what?! The title says it all. I have a strength training routine in place. Even a plan for when to do it and how often. I ran through the routine once and I have yet to get back to it. I told myself I'd do it in the morning before the kids wake....have I?! Nope. I make excuses. I don't f... Read more

  • Quote For Today 9/16/2014

    9/16/2014 5:35:01 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Anger manages everything badly" By P. Statios... Read more

  • Day 6 was a success

    9/16/2014 5:31:06 AM, by LAU112384

    Yesterday I walked almost 10k steps and got in my studying. The only downfall was I got an hour and a half less sleep than usual. I tend not to feel week the next day. I think today so going to be a light yoga, stretching day. Hopefully no migraine. Either way my eating has been very good late... Read more

  • Rough Monday...

    9/16/2014 5:26:00 AM, by BLVINBUTTERFLYS

    Hi Friends! Well for being so high on last weeks successes, today was awful! The day began with sleeping in late because I have been dealing with a nasty bout of insomnia. Hence I am still up at 4:04 am AGAIN tonight as well. Then had to get some things done, so since we started late... Read more

  • A Cute Message... You Ready... oxox

    9/16/2014 4:52:14 AM, by BABECAVE

    Laugh your heart out, Dance in the rain. Cherish the moment Ignore the pain. Live, laugh, love, Forgive & forget Life's too short to be Living with regrets.... Read more

  • Blessings instead of Troubles... oxox

    9/16/2014 4:39:34 AM, by BABECAVE

    ♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥ “Share your blessings rather than your troubles.” ✲ •。* ✰ ˛★* 。° ✲。* •★ *˚。*。ϫ
    2; ... Read more

  • Monday report.......

    9/16/2014 4:34:43 AM, by RASPBERRY56

    Better night of sleep - "guilty party" in household had a quiet night (at least of 4:30AM EST - the time that I'm writing this blog)......... Got my flu shot and a free cholesterol screening yesterday..........number wasn't as bad as I feared it might have been - a nice surprise, as it were! I... Read more

  • Looking for the Right Direction... oxox

    9/16/2014 3:28:26 AM, by BABECAVE

    (From the Desk of my Office) I need to learn to Boost My Confidence More... I done a lot better with boosting my confidence in the Relationship with Branstro.... I used to be a really bad mess with our relationship... but I kept working on things... still some areas to improve with my confidence in ... Read more

  • 200 Variety Foods for 2014

    9/16/2014 2:20:11 AM, by BABECAVE

    Variety is the spice of life list of 200 foods for 2014 1. Acorn squash 2. Agave nectar 3. Almonds 4. Anchovies 5. Antelope 6. Apricot 7. Artichoke 8. Arugula 9. Asparagus 10. Apple 11. Avocado 12. Banana 13. Basil 14. Beef 15. Beef ... Read more

  • Work in Progress - Day 008

    9/16/2014 2:14:47 AM, by KITTY-KIM

    Today went okay. Wound up sleeping a lot. Getting better though. Almost actually forgot to blog and I'm determined not to miss any days. Didn't work out today, my legs were still so sore from helping my dad fix the fence. I couldn't even bend them. That was quite a work out in itself. Going to ... Read more

  • Plyo class and a funny kid story

    9/16/2014 2:10:47 AM, by BUBBLEJ1

    I decided to try my first class at my new gym today. It was at 5pm so it was a little tight getting there after work but I made it. It was a 30 minute plyo class, so basically a lot of jumping around. After over 10 months of no cardio at all (I hate doing it by myself and the classes at my last gym ... Read more

  • September 15, 2014 (Monday)

    9/16/2014 1:56:54 AM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    My kind of day...NO DRAMA! PLUS, our weather was warmer today, and it was more like summer than winter. I am not ready for winter yet, but it seems we start getting very cool weather each year shortly after Labor Day. I will be starting another new class tomorrow afternoon. I canceled one ... Read more

  • Effective Strength Training... oxox

    9/16/2014 1:37:20 AM, by BABECAVE

    Progressively overloading your muscles is the key to effective strength training. But increasing the weight you use too rapidly can lead to burnout, chronic soreness, and overuse injuries. A better approach for most people is to increase the weight (by about 10%) when you can reliably do the higher ... Read more

  • Woman & Cellulite... oxox

    9/16/2014 1:35:13 AM, by BABECAVE

    What percentage of women have cellulite? Overall, over 90% of women have cellulite. I thought that it was only 40%... but I was wrong... it's a lot more than I thought... Totally Surprise on this answer... Thought that this was a very interesting fact...... Read more

  • Many ways to prevent type 2 diabetes... oxox

    9/16/2014 1:32:55 AM, by BABECAVE

    There are many ways to prevent type 2 diabetes. Eating a healthy diet and getting sensible amounts of physical activity to achieve and maintain a healthy weight can help prevent it. Contrary to popular belief, eating too much sugar does not cause type 2 diabetes... Read more

  • Times, they are a-changin'!

    9/16/2014 1:15:30 AM, by SO_WORTH_IT

    Today felt great. I had a good weigh in this morning and am now down a total of 17.5 (you better believe I am counting the point five!! LOL) I am learning that it is absolutely crucial that I plan to have healthy options at home and at school. It's all about the planning. Oh, and because... Read more

  • Tues

    9/16/2014 12:58:11 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Tomorrow I get blood typed WEDNESDAY IS MY SURGERY SENDING LOVE LIGHT JOY LAUGHTER SENDING PRAYERS AND BLESSING TO ALL HUGZ... Read more

  • "Wherever you are, be all there."

    9/15/2014 11:31:09 PM, by REDESIGNME

    Distraction is one my biggest struggles in everything I do. It also plays a role in my health and so right now my biggest focus is to just be present fully and in every way. I think if I can focus on really being present then it will be easier to be more excited about seeing friends at a party tha... Read more

  • Health means to me

    9/15/2014 11:19:55 PM, by COUNTESSSAMMI

    Living a long life..free of self caused illnesses... Read more

  • Bunny troubles.

    9/15/2014 11:06:36 PM, by FANNYMANSON

    I have been trying to maintain my weight right now and doing pretty good I think. Hovering around 242. I still have plenty of weight to lose, but I can't focus on that right now. All of my spare time is spent caring for my bunnies. Big Brown is very disabled and he can't stand up on his own. I ... Read more