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  • Day Fifteen

    8/4/2014 11:19:44 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Ack! What a crappy weekend. Back at it today. Scale went up, but I'm still down from where I started. Trying to eat clean and exercise for at... Read more


    8/4/2014 7:17:23 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    It’s never too late to live a life that makes you proud. If you don’t learn anything else from this post, learn that. We get one shot at this. Th... Read more

  • MY MOM

    8/2/2014 11:49:24 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I moved away but i keep looking back,I need to re-learn and make new habits here and now,yes,self preservation.I need to put it first and formost... Read more

  • 100% effort to workouts!

    8/2/2014 11:31:58 AM, by GOODNITE2

    Today I am giving 100% effort to all of my activities. Let's see how different things at when I put effort into my life. I realized I really can... Read more

  • Day Twelve

    8/1/2014 9:51:47 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Today was an emotionally draining day. Fighting with my husband and it seems just overwhelming. I'm feeling incredibly lonely. I took the... Read more

  • These peaches are too juicy

    8/1/2014 8:49:21 PM, by CRUITHNI

    Yep, got peaches in my CSA box. Always thought you had to peel peaches. Nope! Just eat them. Skin and all. Too juicy—good thing I wasn't wearing ... Read more

  • Shiny and bright by Christmas

    8/1/2014 8:45:39 AM, by GOODNITE2

    That's my goal. Close but not too close and completely doable. This is about loving myself even when I feel unlovable. I am worthy of anything I ... Read more

  • You just have to adapt

    7/31/2014 5:04:35 PM, by CANNIE50

    I was talking with my sweet 10 year old son, P. He was telling me about football practice. He described a drill where they run and various coache... Read more

  • Day Eleven

    7/31/2014 2:29:25 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    I am feeling great. Last night I did 62 minutes of Zumba and finished with more energy than I started. My legs were dead weight in the beginnin... Read more

  • Day Ten

    7/30/2014 9:27:34 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Ran last night and it felt good. I need to start incorporating more yoga into my routine. These past 10 days I have been alternating running an... Read more

  • Day Nine

    7/29/2014 3:46:22 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Boy am I sore. I forgot how this feels. I love it. Zumba last night really worked my core (I feel silly saying that). Running tonight. I'm o... Read more

  • Day Eight

    7/28/2014 10:40:03 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Okay, apparently weekends are going to be hard. I didn't post anything and I didn't track anything on Sunday, which was my family reunion. I'll... Read more

  • Day Five

    7/25/2014 9:35:33 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    My task is to write three positive things from the past week. The first is easy...I've thrown myself head first into this program. I feel better ... Read more

  • consistency

    7/25/2014 8:37:37 AM, by MKCNEVRDULL

    It might be the adhd or who knows, but both my workouts and eating are inconsistent. sometmes I get busy and completely forget a meal. I have a... Read more


    7/24/2014 2:06:31 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    ~ GoOoOoOOoOoOood Thursday Morning, EVERYONE!!!!.....Finally not so lethargic.....I have been under the weather all week; however, I am more than... Read more

  • Day Four

    7/24/2014 10:40:59 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    An ongoing fight with my husband has me in a bad mood. UGH!!!! But...I didn't stop at Sonic for a Breakfast Burrito. Score one for me. I had ... Read more

  • 43 To do or not to do

    7/24/2014 2:52:09 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Yesterday I read the "Fighting the urge" e-book by dr Amy Johnson dramyjohnson.com/wp-cont
    ng-the-Urge... Read more

  • Fighting for her life

    7/22/2014 2:00:59 PM, by CANNIE50

    I began today at the gym with my best friend. We were doing circuit training. The last circuit was a boxing workout. I punched first, she held th... Read more

  • Fighting for her life

    7/22/2014 2:00:59 PM, by CANNIE50

    I began today at the gym with my best friend. We were doing circuit training. The last circuit was a boxing workout. I punched first, she held th... Read more

  • 41 The heat is on

    7/22/2014 1:14:24 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    It´s hot again - the disadvantage is that I can´t play the accordioan as freely as before because the windiw is open and it will be heard out on ... Read more

  • 39 The new passion...

    7/20/2014 1:59:07 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    So I got my accordion yesterday - wow! When I left if to this old man for repairing, he said that it would be a couple of weeks – that´s why I w... Read more

  • To Boot Camp or not to Boot Camp...

    7/18/2014 1:33:27 PM, by CANNIE50

    that was the question. I previously blogged about swearing off Boot Camps because I honestly feel I had basically aged out of them. Then, my best... Read more

  • 37 Plumbing and more...

    7/18/2014 2:25:57 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Have not been able to motivate myself to write, and am not too enthusiastic about life in general either although I do try to make every day the ... Read more

  • 32 Mood swing

    7/13/2014 2:46:40 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Today my mood is down - for the usual reason, it is all about the food. Had too much to eat yeasterday and suddenly everything is hopeless again.... Read more

  • 31 It´s a month!

    7/12/2014 4:56:09 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    A month without meat has passed, and it has been a hard struggle. I did not manage to stay away from the cake, of course I could plan for a stop ... Read more

  • 29 Support would be appreciated!

    7/10/2014 8:22:35 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    It is daughters birthday - sang for her and made "Poor knigths of Windsor" (or french toast) for her at breakfast – and had some myself too as th... Read more

  • I'm on to my self

    7/9/2014 11:26:31 PM, by CANNIE50

    A few months ago, I promised, via a blog, to share some lessons learned from my visits to a very helpful therapist. This is a therapist who has r... Read more

  • 28 Time-out-time...or?

    7/9/2014 9:29:43 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    So I am on my second day of eating perfect... meaning that I have planned my food and not eaten out of my plan. Tomorrow is daughters birthd... Read more

  • Looking For An ACTIVE Spark Team~ I Just Stared PiYo~ Anyone Else???

    7/9/2014 12:12:31 AM, by SUNRIZING

    I started a great new program calling PiYo, by Chalene Johnson. Its all ab... Read more

  • 27 Ancora Imparo!

    7/8/2014 5:19:59 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    By now my meatless days has become (in my eyes) so impressively many that they are worth defending. Meaning that when craving and temptation stri... Read more

  • vintage WHINE

    7/5/2014 5:54:34 PM, by CANNIE50

    "I don't want to restrict my food, give up sugary foods, pizza, etc etc etc because I already don't drink alcohol or smoke cigarettes - I don't w... Read more

  • 24 Deadlock...

    7/5/2014 2:01:06 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    It seems that I sometimes get hit by a "deadlock" and become paralyzed - it is common concerning being too late paying bills, if I am overdue I g... Read more

  • 23 Biking with doggy

    7/4/2014 2:57:05 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Yes, I am still on the no-meatwagon – and it is still very hard. I have also added icecream and candy to the no-nos but have not counted days on... Read more


    7/3/2014 3:07:13 PM, by ADEVLIN1431

    It all has finally "SPARKED" me. Somehow it all is sinking into me today. I am finding motivation and inspiration everywhere. I have learned that... Read more

  • Day 13. I Really Miss Half & Half

    7/3/2014 11:59:18 AM, by LBFROMBUFAD

    I've been fine without so many things, but not having half and half in my coffee is destroying me. I'm not even drinking coffee because drinking... Read more

  • 20 Wow,it IS hard...

    7/1/2014 5:29:21 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Giving up meat is much harder than I ever thought, I have had some really bad moments in the past weeks and it does not get easier because I real... Read more

  • 18 Good saturday

    6/29/2014 4:01:29 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Yesterday I was standing in that village square of Sunne, looking at my daughter performing her hula hoop routine as part of our show and felt t... Read more

  • 17 Ready to move on?

    6/28/2014 2:36:42 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    As an impulsive drama-queens "taking it easy" is a very hard task for me... yesterday I had an unplanned sandwich but tired to - instead of feeli... Read more

  • 16 Denial and balance

    6/27/2014 4:37:17 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Yesterday I was at the store and held a packet of swedish pork shoulder for a while - managed to put it back and went for the chicken instead. If... Read more

  • 15 Home=temptation

    6/26/2014 3:46:26 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Being on vacation makes me aware that I want to eat as soon as I am not occupied with something else... When at work I don´t think about food and... Read more

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