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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Needing some fiber, going to do some Metamucil capsules to get things moving, I know TMI emoticon

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IMJUSTFLUFFY 12/20/2011 11:42AM

    I buy psyllium capsuls or husks & take it daily.
Love it! Happy holiday!

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LAFFWITHLINDA 11/21/2011 3:57PM

    Since I started eating 2 tablespoons of flax seeds and 2 tablespoons of chia seeds, my life has been much better, and my bathroom trips a lot shorter. Like Txbest said, everything works itself out just fine. LOL

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ERICAELLOCO 11/20/2011 9:33PM

    I eat a Fiber One Oats and Chocolate chewy bar every morning. It's 140 calories but it has 9 grams of fiber. I have been eating a fiber bar and drinking a glass of water every day for breakfast for the last 6 months. It works great.

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TEDYBEAR2838 11/20/2011 9:24PM

    I found something that works FABULOUSLY!

I take a fiber one yogurt (By Yoplait) it has 50 calories & 5 grams of fiber, and I mix it with flax seed. I usually have 3 tbls with it and ever since I started this I go EVERY single day, without fail. I never, in almost 50 years gone regular, now it's like clockwork.

I'll never stop eating that stuff.

I love flax seed just plain. I know you can buy the ground flax, so you might want to add that to food if you don't like the whole ones. I like just chewing on them. You have to be sure you chew them and not swallow them whole, as they need to be ground.

I have been doing this for 3-4 months so I know it works.

Good Luck

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TXBEST 11/20/2011 9:17PM

  Ready for TMI... Whenever I eat healthy, I seem to need extra fiber too. I usually pop a few chewables. Why is it when I have a big hamburger, or tacos, or pizza, everything works itself out just fine? Is it the extra grease, because I know those things don't have extra fiber...if any at all!

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SHERRIE_BERRY 11/20/2011 8:33PM

    Good luck! emoticon

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LINDABENEDICT 11/20/2011 8:08PM

    hahaha....I am just drinking some very gelatinous Metamucil right now....what a coincidence ! Hope it works !

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I am a Running Reindeer :)

Monday, November 14, 2011

Going to add some crunches this week

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DEERLADY45 11/17/2011 8:11AM

    emoticon emoticonYou can do it ! Good JOb Spark friend! From BONNIE

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TRACYZABELLE 11/15/2011 6:02AM

    You can do it~

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ELLFIN3 11/14/2011 3:55PM

    emoticon You can do it!!! emoticon

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1/2 is better than none :)

Sunday, November 06, 2011

I did half of my commitment. thats 6 days of walking. But now I am ready for more and going to do it all this time and also add in 2 days of other exercise (Curves or Zumba) I just got to emoticon

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DEERLADY45 11/14/2011 12:42PM

    As i always say Kick it up a notch! Thats what im trying to do this week! This is the first time ever i kept pushing on even if i didnt lose, its for our health we need to keep going! Hope all is well with you!i havent heard from you in awhile! Gotta all of us stick together for support! Blessings to you, Bonnie emoticon emoticon

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MMRB7111 11/9/2011 7:37PM

    That is so true, 1/2 is better than none. You are doing good, hang in there and just keep doing it one day at a time. emoticon emoticon

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ISAVEDME80 11/8/2011 10:17PM

    Your on the right a way, 1/2 is more than none, way to go and great thinkin!

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GIGALENA 11/7/2011 7:31AM

    You can do it!

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SHERRIE_BERRY 11/6/2011 9:49PM

    emoticon emoticonYay, for making a commitment! emoticon emoticon

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SUSAN134 11/6/2011 8:12PM


That's the spirit! You go girl!


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I commit . . .

Thursday, October 20, 2011

I commit to walking, for the next 3 weeks, at 4 days per week Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, at 20 or more minutes each.

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GATORJOY 10/21/2011 1:56PM


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PURPLELVR7 10/20/2011 9:41PM

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THATGIRLBRENNA 10/20/2011 9:21PM

    That is an amazing commitment that is going to make you feel so much better! Just keep at it and pull through even when you don't want to.. it WILL be worth it! :)

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MARTHASPARKS 10/20/2011 6:44PM

    That is a great commitment!

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JONICACALDWELL 10/20/2011 5:57PM


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GATORJOY 10/20/2011 5:35PM

    emoticon emoticonI am walking tomorrow!

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MARITIMER3 10/20/2011 4:36PM

    Great... I'm doing basically the same, but for some reason I'm totally off track today... perhaps I should simply commit myself!

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More :)

Sunday, October 09, 2011

This week I am going to do more minutes of exercise (anything) and stick to cleaner eating. I just have to do this for me.
Also, I need something to read to get my mind working. Any advice on a book or author? I miss going to school and learning and I know I will not be going back until January. It's been about 5 years since I was there.
Thanks for listening to my thoughts emoticon and stuff. Be blessed Sparkfriends

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DEERLADY45 10/12/2011 5:28PM

    Hi Jo- Ann! I like to read self help books and native American books. The Four agreements was a great help to me !Chief fools crow, sacajawea was good but long and i loved the Education of little tree. Good for kids to read too!!!! emoticon emoticonSimple truth is also a good small self help Book all on Bonnie

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CAALAN23 10/10/2011 10:10AM

    WooHOO for more fitness minutes!!

Not always the best one to ask regarding books as I'm usually the last to read the latest good book. Case in point, last one is already a movie. The Help was wonderful. Can also second the book Northern Lights as mentioned in another comment.

Happy reading!

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GATORJOY 10/10/2011 5:04AM

    I love to read books! There is nothing better than looking forward to and sitting down with a good book!
It all depends on what you like to read....really. I enjoyed, Water For Elephants, Northern Lights, Montana Sky,and Dark Harvest, to name a few. I am from Florida, so I also enjoy books involving the ocean and the coastal towns in Florida. A Land Remembered was excellent. Heather Graham writes some good mysteries involving the coastal areas, as does Karen Harper. You might google some of these choices and see if anything grabs your attention. Good Luck with your choice. emoticon

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