SCHECK5's SparkPeople Blog SCHECK5's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community quote for today 10/4/15 <img src=""> Sun, 4 Oct 2015 13:13:15 EST Balance <img src=""> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 11:58:23 EST Friday July 31 Well my morning was a good one...I slept in until 7ish...not something that I usually do, but I guess my body needed it...Then I looked at the clock and decided that i'll get my workout in along with my steps, so I decided to go for a walk...I walked 4 miles and got all my steps in for the I guess I can relax for the day!!!! LOL not... <BR> <BR> Need to mow my lawn today and work on my tan...i'm loving this weather....then i'm going to get my hair done. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:16:35 EST 7/13/2015 book <img src=""> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:35:45 EST 7/11 stress <img src=""> Sun, 12 Jul 2015 14:46:50 EST quote <img src=""> Sat, 11 Jul 2015 16:23:12 EST Aweome day Today is my birthday and I had a great time going to some winery's with my friends...we did some meditation yoga an tasted LOTS of wine. <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes it was a great day!!! <BR> Love my whining friends <em>334</em> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:29:55 EST Went to church I went to church this morning and the last song that was sung with "How Great Thou Art" doesn't matter how many times I hear this song it brings tears to my eyes...I even had tears all the way home. <BR> Guess it's because it's been a month now that my husbands dad pasted the song was sung for a reason. <BR> Happy Sunday everyone!! Sun, 8 Mar 2015 11:22:03 EST Lost of a loved one Today we lost my husbands's been a very long and hard week for the whole family. He was put on home hospice a few weeks ago ...he was doing great until this past Wednesday and it went down hill from there...It was hard to see him go put now he's in a good place. <BR> <BR> So glad the process of watching him pass was not a long one put 4 days of seeing him the way he was just hard on all of us.... <BR> <BR> I am SO exhausted and now he's in a good place.... Sun, 8 Feb 2015 19:45:25 EST Spark Anniversary <em>510</em> plus one...yes it's my 6th year with sparks and I have to say it's been a lot of ups and downs but I couldn't have done it with it... <BR> My Goals for the year are to get more healthy (clean eating) and get my workouts in each day...I also want to accomplish getting 10000 steps each day. <BR> I am doing the 21 day fix program form beach body and i'm loving it I also incorporate other exercises with it. <BR> I'm not doing this just for me i'm doing it for my grand babies. <BR>... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:37:43 EST Grandma time <img src=""> <BR> Went shopping with one of my dauther-in-laws and we just had to stop and see the new grandbaby...what a awesome day!!! <BR> Plus I think i'm DONE with my Christmas shopping!!! What a good feeling. <BR> Hope everyone had a wonderful and safe the fog was crazy!! Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:44:33 EST 10/31 Happy Halloween and make good choices!!! LOL Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:53:46 EST 10/30 Fit mind. Fit body. Fit soul. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:18:42 EST Sunday's quote Enjoy the journey . . . knowing that the shortest path isn’t always the best route.” Gail Lynne Goodwin Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:07:24 EST 10/25 Trust the process. As long as you are embracing healthy habits, changes are happening within you. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:34:10 EST Inspiration Together we can change the world one person and one healthy decision at a time! Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:39:26 EST Quote An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching." By Mohandas Gandhi Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:10:43 EST Out of commission Well I guess I had way to much fun this past weekend...I fractured my foot and now I will not be able to get my 10,000 steps in for the next for weeks...I have been SO good about getting them in since January. Now I will have to find other ways to get in my workouts...I guess I will need to get in more yoga or light weights...guess i'll have to figure something out!!! <BR> Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:52:37 EST Quote 8/4 At my lowers <BR> God is my HOPE <BR> At my darkest <BR> God is my LIGHT <BR> At my weakest <BR> God is my STRENGTH <BR> At my saddest <BR> God is my COMFORTER Mon, 4 Aug 2014 15:02:43 EST Walk Wisconsin Today I did the walk Wisconsin 1/4 Marathon .... we completed it in 1 hour and 45 mins...we finished it just before the rain and wow was it close because the sprinkles came fast. <BR> I do feel so good with this accomplishment and next year I plan on doing the half. <BR> It was a GREAT day!! Sat, 7 Jun 2014 18:23:11 EST Friday May 30th Today I did a 5 mile walk/jog...mostly walking..but I did it in68 mins. I getting ready to my 10k next weekend for "Walk Wisconsin ". <BR> <BR> So already this morning I got in over 10000 steps <em>224</em> , plus I need to mow my lawn this afternoon...hope to get in over 15000 steps today!! <BR> <BR> Hope everyone have a fantastic weekend!! Fri, 30 May 2014 10:43:55 EST 21 day fix challenge Well tomorrow (Monday) I will be starting my 21 day fix challenge...I did do this challenge in February and seen great results, so i'm going to do it again...I hope to have just as good of results this time....I do have to say I am more prepared this time around and pumped to give it a second go!! <BR> I have all my meals prepared for the week which is one of the hardest challenge for me to do. <BR> I have my workouts all lined I think i'm good to go. <BR> Hope everyone has a great w... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:00:07 EST 5k Well my hubby and I did our first 5k for the year...our time was 46min and 19sec....I think that was a great time for goal was to do it under 50min...YEAH for we did it!!! <BR> Can't wait for the next one, not sure when it will be. <BR> Hope everyone has a great Saturday!! Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:14:25 EST 13 Things strong people don't do <img src=""> Fri, 7 Feb 2014 09:52:40 EST Going to be a LONG day!! Well up at 3:15 to get my workout complete ...then off to work at 5:30 work at 10 hour day then I have a meeting from 6 to 9 so I will not be home until 9:30ish and then back up tomorrow at 3:15...Maybe I may need to take a rest day and get up at 4...I'll see what my body tells me tomorrow... <BR> Have a GREAT day everyone!!! I do have a smile on my face!!! LOL <BR> <em>30</em> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 05:32:51 EST P90X3 Today i'm going to workout with a new group of gals...there are going to do the P90X3 and i'm going to give it a shot...hope I can keep up with them...they are all much younger then I am and my knee is starting to give me some trouble....but even if I do a little it will be something. <BR> <BR> THEN I get to spend the afternoon with my granddaughter....that will be workout #2 LOL <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has a great weekend!! <em>30</em> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 07:08:08 EST Spark Anniversary WOW today is my <em>507</em> with spark people...have to say i've had my ups and downs but today I feel very blessed to have so many spark friends out there. <BR> I have learned so much from this site and have taken it an put it into very good use. <BR> <BR> I hope everyone has a great day today!! <BR> Angel Fri, 10 Jan 2014 08:46:49 EST Quote A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh alot, and realize how blessed you are!! <BR> Good quote to start the new year!! Thu, 2 Jan 2014 05:25:54 EST qoutes <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Thought these were nice qoutes!! hope you enjoy! Sat, 28 Dec 2013 10:40:06 EST Christmas So ready for the day to begin...I have breakfast in the oven..two of my boys are here, and now i'm waiting for the third one to come and my parents...going to be a blessed morning. <BR> I love when all three of my boys are's been awhile. <BR> And of course i'll have to take pictures...LOL and they don't like it!! <BR> ill post later <BR> Merry Christmas everyone and have a blessed day!! <BR> Angel Wed, 25 Dec 2013 08:31:19 EST Biggest Loser 5K walk Today I did the Biggest Loser 5k walk...still waiting for final results but think we did it in about 44 or 45 minutes. Got to see Jackie and Dan and got pictures taken with them, it was awesome. When our group started the walk Jackie was walking/jogging with us. Talk about a down to earth person. She talked about how she got casted for the show and what they did to lose the was great to talk to her. Aslo we had pictures taken with Dan right away when we got there, it was great he ... Sun, 20 Oct 2013 17:17:51 EST Quote Never feel bad about what you have done. Feel good about what you can do. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 06:07:12 EST Anniversary Today we celebrate our 30th Anniversary.....we have had our ups and downs, but that had just made our love grow strong. I love my hubby he always says i'm not spoiled, I just always get what I want!!! LOL <BR> <BR> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 06:21:55 EST Sept 20 / not a good week!! Well this week has not been a good week for me...I through my back out at work on Tuesday, and I haven't been able to work's driving me crazy not to lift weights or do any cardio. But I do know that I need to rest and then my muscles will heal. <BR> <BR> I went to the chiropractor on Tuesday she did tell me to rest on Wed., but I did go to work hoping to get sent home...but of course other people call in and I needed to stay. GGRRRR I'm lucky to have a great co-worker that helped m... Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:12:24 EST Coffee filters Seen this on Facebook and thought I would share... <BR> <BR> <BR> Coffee filters .... Who knew! And you can buy 1,000 at the Dollar Tree for almost nothing even the large ones. <BR> <BR> 1. Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in the microwave. Coffee filters make excellent covers. <BR> <BR> 2. Clean windows, mirrors, and chrome... Coffee filters are lint-free so they'll leave windows sparkling. <BR> <BR> 3. Protect China by separating your good dishes with a coffee filter between each ... Mon, 16 Sep 2013 08:51:05 EST TGIF Today is going to be a awesome day...going to go winey with some great friends... <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> I did get in a weight workout this morining and hope to my some good food choice today also. <BR> Hope everyone has a good weekend! <em>247</em> Fri, 6 Sep 2013 08:37:55 EST Great Weekend This weekend our grand daughter turned's so hard to believe how fast a year goes by. <img src=""> one day old <BR> to one year. <img src=""> <BR> Makes me feel to good inside!! Sun, 11 Aug 2013 09:34:31 EST July Well it's July and now I need to set up so new goals... <BR> .first I need to make sure I get my water intake....I do well during the week but not on the weekends. <BR> I need to do more strength training <BR> try and get my steps in <BR> journal my food intake <BR> I hope I can do the journaling that's will be he toughest for me!!! Mon, 1 Jul 2013 06:26:57 EST A amazing day I do have to say I had a great day yesterday for my birthday...It was a amazing day with some amazing friends....we went to 2 different wineries in the Green Bay WI area and tasted wine. <BR> We ate out and I made good choices on what I ate. <BR> I got phone calls from all my kids and one from a old friend I went to school with that I haven't seen in a long time. <BR> When I returned home my hubby had a wonderful gift for me...he's such a keeper!!! <BR> <BR> This morning I did my kickboxi... Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:46:19 EST Sunday/Monday blog I do have to say that Fathers Day was a great day for my family...we went to a dairy breakfast in our area. And I spent the morning with my dad, hubby and my boys. <BR> <BR> After we were done with breakfast I ended up with a very sharp pain in my side and ended up in the ER. I thought it was kindey stones, but 5 hours later the doctor said it was a gallbladder attack. I have never had so much pain before and I had a hard time catching my breath. They did a EKG, and took x-rays, and drew ... Mon, 17 Jun 2013 20:05:11 EST Cute 6/7/13 <img src=""> Fri, 7 Jun 2013 08:20:02 EST Hubby's b-day/ Memorial day It's going to be a great today it's my hubby's b-day and we're having a cookout with his family. I hope I eat good today since it's been a bad few days for me....but on the flip side once I get back to work tomorrow I know that I will be back on track with eating and drinking my water. <BR> I hope everyone has/had a great weekend. <BR> Thanks to everyone who has severed our country. Mon, 27 May 2013 10:53:44 EST 5/14/13 <img src=""> <BR> Thought this was something I wanted to share!! <BR> hope you like it!! Tue, 14 May 2013 20:40:09 EST Mothers Day 2013 I have to say I had a wonderful mothers day with my daughter-in-law Kim, grand baby Daelyln and Kims mom. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> I do have some great boys that take us out for breakfast each year.... they always include Kim's mom....we get along very well and we both love our grand baby equally. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone else had a wonderful day also!! Mon, 13 May 2013 17:54:31 EST Weekend I have to say I had the most wonderful weekend every....All my boys were together for family pictures...which I will post at a later date. <BR> But after and hour of having professional pictures I still needed a snap shot of them. <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> After pictures I also got to spend the rest of the day with my babykins...And also my son Ryan spent the weekend at our house. <BR> <BR> Just having all the kids together is a bles... Sun, 21 Apr 2013 19:36:20 EST 3/31/13 Easter Well today is Easter day and I can finally have my first cup of coffee in 6 weeks...and it smells SO good. <BR> My goals today are to <BR> not over eat <BR> get in a walk after Easter dinner <BR> enjoy all the time with my family <BR> and to just enjoy my day <BR> Hope everyone has a blessed Easter Day!! Sun, 31 Mar 2013 08:01:22 EST 3/26/13 WOW it's early this morning and i didn't workout...I feel like poo. but i'm going to work and hopefully I will feel better to get in a good workout this evening. <BR> Hope today at work goes fast. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 06:21:59 EST 5k Today I did my first 5k for the year...I only walked it but did it in 50 mins...which is about what I was shooting for. I'm hoping to do another one in April and hopefully do the "Walk Wisconsin" 1/4 marathon in June. <BR> Do have to say when I started out the this morning walking I was cold but half way through I was sweating. My legs feel like rubber right now but it's a good feeling and will worth it. <BR> Now I just need to pick up my pace and maybe add a little jog into it. <BR> Hope ev... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 11:51:08 EST Sunday workout Today I got on my WII for over an hour...can't believe it's been so long since i've been on it. It was fun just playing around on all the wii fit workouts. Then I did a 10 min kettlebell workout. I did have some kettlebells already, but last night when we went to menards I found some gold gym kettlebells on clearance so I picked up 2 more bigger weights then what I have been using, and wow what a difference another 5 or 10# makes. <BR> <BR> Were suppose to get a snow storm this evening s... Sun, 10 Mar 2013 17:22:52 EST 3/8/2013 Friday Well did some shopping today...walking the mall was my exercise. Had a successfully day finding what I was looking for...I did get way to much stuff for my grand baby...OOHH well she is worth it. Seems like I can get more accomplished shopping by myself than I can when my hubby is along. <BR> I ate at noodles and was the first time I've eaten there and it was good. I had the Japanese Pan Noodles which was very good. But then I has the craving for a McDonalds shamrock shake. I... Fri, 8 Mar 2013 16:10:49 EST