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  • Losing weight and new clothes

    10/23/2014 9:55:27 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, I'm down to 210 pounds. This past Saturday I was up to 215 pounds and I'm glad that I'm down at the 30 pound weight loss. I have another 15... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    10/22/2014 9:42:52 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today was a beautiful day. Got a haircut while we were running errands. ... Read more

  • Walking Challenge is over

    10/22/2014 11:57:32 AM, by AMBERS_1031

    Yesterday was our last day of our 6-Week Step It Up! Challenge at work. Unfortunately the rest of my team wasn't as motivated as I hoped they be... Read more

  • Clothes sorted out

    10/21/2014 9:42:35 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, got my clothes sorted out and I hardly have any clothes left. I had so far 5 shirts and 5 pants. I will add more when I do laundry. At leas... Read more

  • My baby girl is growing up.....

    10/21/2014 2:42:28 PM, by AMBERS_1031

    My daughter just celebrated her 7th birthday this weekend. SEVEN! I can still remember the day I brought her home from the hospital. <... Read more

  • Warrior? Or Non-Warrior?

    10/21/2014 1:26:52 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning I dragged my sorry self that has been fighting a cold for the past 4 days, and has a migraine, to the gym for training. I got a half... Read more

  • Coming to an end

    10/21/2014 9:00:25 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    My due date is a little over 3 weeks away. He's been growing in leaps and bounds lately. I have an appointment this morning, from here on out I s... Read more

  • Needing to change my wardrobe

    10/20/2014 8:34:19 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    A lot of my clothes are needing to be changed. My XL sweatpants are too big. I need to get at least a large. Every once in a while I'm having to ... Read more

  • Score one for me!! Woo Hoo!

    10/20/2014 2:34:59 PM, by AMBERS_1031

    So I have to share my small victory.... Last week I purchased a Wicked Witch costume from EBay. I have been biting my nails since then beca... Read more

  • A boring day

    10/19/2014 8:24:39 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today was a boring day after church and lunch. The only thing that I did was watch Law and Order SVU marathon on USA and I have seen those episod... Read more

  • A gloomy day

    10/18/2014 9:24:29 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today has been a gloomy day. Not in mood but in weather wise. We had clouds outside and it was windy. We went up to Target to get a couple of bir... Read more

  • Too long of a day

    10/17/2014 10:23:20 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today was too long of a day. Dad had his xrays this morning. His hemorohoids bled on him most of the time we were there but stopped before we lef... Read more

  • Long and productive day

    10/16/2014 9:55:18 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Dad had his appointment with our regular doctor about his hemorrhoids. The doctor wants dad to see another doctor to get a colonoscopy on the 27t... Read more

  • Feeling bored while waiting

    10/15/2014 4:20:46 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    We're at my dad's 2nd appointment of the day in Peoria, IL. He went back to see the doctor about 15 minutes ago and I'm glad that I brought my la... Read more

  • No energy boost today

    10/14/2014 8:16:38 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Didn't get the energy boost. Thought that I had it but didn't. Tomorrow is going to be busy with dad's 2 doctor's appointments in 2 different tow... Read more

  • Energy has leveled off but wishes that it was higher

    10/13/2014 9:40:31 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My energy has gone up and leveled up but wishes that it was higher. I have a lot to do before we go to Ohio (whenever that will be). I have done... Read more

  • Energy is coming back

    10/12/2014 9:52:31 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My energy is coming back. My TOM is almost over and I've been eating things that have helped before that I pretty much forgot that gave me energy... Read more

  • Slow day

    10/11/2014 9:52:56 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    We went up to get a couple of dad's medicines at Target and then to another place to get driveway marker since the one got busted when I forgot t... Read more

  • Taking a Deep Breath

    10/11/2014 6:42:46 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning during training, we talked about all the things I want to do to regroup. My weight has stayed pretty much the same since I started t... Read more

  • Another long and busy day

    10/10/2014 11:23:41 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Dad and went to 2 different towns today. We dropped off and picked up one of our neighbors in one town and went to another town to pick up parts... Read more

  • Progress on the frusteration

    10/10/2014 8:47:13 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    The gym called me back and they talked to him. He mentioned ppl not showering could give him Ebola in the hot tub.... really? Amazing how news ca... Read more

  • A long and slow day

    10/9/2014 5:53:58 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Dad had a doctor's appointment today. We both thought that it was at 2pm but it was at 2:30pm. So while we were waiting for it to get closer, we ... Read more

  • Frustrating week

    10/9/2014 4:24:27 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    My big issue this week has to do with the gym. I have been going to a big gym for 6-7 years and never had an issue with anyone. So this really c... Read more

  • A day of exercise

    10/8/2014 9:37:28 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    This morning I did the Walk Away The Pounds 5 miles for 68 minutes and this afternoon I mowed the yard for 73 minutes. I feel so great. I forgot ... Read more

  • Got a new modem for internet

    10/7/2014 9:40:27 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Got a new modem for the internet. And it also combines with my WiFi router too. So I'm down to one device for my internet instead of 2. We need t... Read more

  • Left some teams...

    10/7/2014 6:58:42 PM, by DEBI160NOW

    I am not good at posting to the Firecracker team so I have exited for now. Keep up the good work folks. ... Read more

  • A little behind....

    10/7/2014 9:45:27 AM, by AMBERS_1031

    Good morning Spark Friends!! My last blog entry was on September 17th so I guess I'm a little behind. It's amazing how quickly October has... Read more

  • Got my laptop today

    10/6/2014 9:50:48 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    We ended up with the higher priced laptop but same brand. Its an HP laptop. I'm just getting use to it right now. The stupid internet was down bu... Read more

  • Nothing to report

    10/5/2014 9:56:44 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Sorry that I haven't put in a blog entry since Thursday but the stupid internet was down. Going to order the laptop either tomorrow or Tuesd... Read more

  • My Nook went kaput

    10/2/2014 9:57:59 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My Nook Tablet went kaput today. It wasn't letting me online or use a few apps and they're not the ones from SparkPeople. So we're going to put a... Read more

  • Lost another pound

    10/1/2014 9:36:41 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I checked my weight this morning just to be curious. I've lost another pound. So I've lost a total of 2 pounds in the last 2 days. It feels good ... Read more

  • Lost a pound

    9/30/2014 10:06:14 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I've lost a pound. I was at 214 pounds and now I'm at 213 pounds. But that isn't the only thing that I'm happy about. We did the free screening t... Read more

  • Long and tiring day

    9/29/2014 9:31:44 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    What made it feel like that is that we traded in our 2011 Ford Escape for a 2012 Chrysler Town and Country van. Dad fell in love with it. So we h... Read more

  • Beat my times in walking to and from church

    9/28/2014 9:46:04 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I have beat my times in walking to church and back home. 2 weeks it was 36 minutes round trip. A week a go it was 34 minutes round trip. Today it... Read more

  • A light day

    9/27/2014 9:53:27 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Did only 1 workout DVD and walked for 5 minutes at Target. Really didn't want to feel burned out for the rest of the day. Been feeling like that ... Read more

  • Its starting to look like fall

    9/26/2014 9:41:56 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Our front yard is starting to get covered in leaves from our sycamore tree that is in our front yard. There isn't too many leaves in the back yar... Read more

  • Feeling great but starting to feel burned out

    9/25/2014 9:49:43 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    When I mean burned out, its the exercises. For about a week now I've been repeating the same exercises. But worth it. I might jazz it up in the m... Read more

  • Thursday, September 25, 2014

    9/25/2014 3:30:23 PM, by NIKEIT2011

    Almost a year after my diagnosis-->biopsies, chemo port placement, five months of chemo (dec-may), then a rest month, bilateral mastectomy, a res... Read more

  • 33 weeks pregnant and not giving up my dancing!

    9/25/2014 10:23:11 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    My feet are starting to swell and make it hard to fit into my vibrams. I went to my dance class this morning and wanted to be barefoot the whole ... Read more

  • Beautiful day for a beautiful mood

    9/24/2014 9:39:04 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today we had sunshine and warm temps. I di the same workout DVD that I did yesterday. Did a lot of walking while we were shopping (actually me) a... Read more

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