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  • Christmas in February

    2/17/2017 10:42:26 PM, by CARTOONB

    This last Christmas, my family was supposed to go to my in-laws to celebrate. However, they live about 4 hours away and there were a couple of s... Read more

  • Gave Blood Today

    2/16/2017 11:29:54 PM, by CARTOONB

    First, thank you all for the comments, suggestions and support on my Compliments blog. You all make me happy that I'm here and know you!! M... Read more

  • Stressed

    2/16/2017 4:21:59 PM, by STROTO

    I'm pretty stressed right now. There is one thing I do have control over and that is what I eat and do with my time. I am not going to try and e... Read more

  • Compliments - How do we handle them?

    2/15/2017 10:32:03 PM, by CARTOONB

    I remember a piece of advice...or maybe it was a mandate...from my mom. She told me that if someone pays you a compliment, you say thank you. I... Read more

  • It's still dropping...

    2/15/2017 4:15:14 AM, by CENTAURITIGER

    Another check-in. Another weigh in. I'm still on track (and I think one pound under) towards my first goal of 36 pounds and putting me at 30... Read more

  • What did you do?

    2/14/2017 9:55:16 PM, by CARTOONB

    Yesterday, I decreed (because I have that power!) that today was a day to do something nice for yourself. AND, you aren't allowed to feel guilty... Read more

  • Changes Baby!!

    2/14/2017 1:12:14 AM, by AMANDACONAWAY1

    Oh my goodness guys!!! It has been such a hectic 2 weeks for me. Seriously, it's ridiculous. I've had almost no time to go to the gym due to the ... Read more

  • I'm not alone!

    2/13/2017 10:51:22 PM, by CARTOONB

    Thanks to everyone who commented on my blog yesterday. It is good to know that I'm not the only one who beats herself up...regardless of how sho... Read more

  • Jackpot!

    2/13/2017 9:54:13 AM, by STROTO

    I made it through a weekend of beer and buffets and actually was able to stay somewhat low carb. It wasn't so hard making right choices and I di... Read more

  • Why is it?

    2/12/2017 10:51:22 PM, by CARTOONB

    Why is it that if we do everything on our to-do list, except one, we feel like we either didn't do anything all day or didn't do enough? General... Read more

  • I walked to the library!!!

    2/11/2017 9:42:29 PM, by CARTOONB

    For the last 400 years, it has been cold and snowy here. Maybe 400 years is not the exact number, but it feels like it! The cold isn't too big ... Read more

  • Did some deep cleaning today

    2/10/2017 10:53:32 PM, by CARTOONB

    My in-laws are coming into town next weekend and the weekend after that, I host Bunco. Decided that there are some areas that could use some ext... Read more

  • Stressed

    2/10/2017 10:37:52 AM, by COFFEEPLEEZ

    I'm super stressed and anxious to I'm turning on some rock and lifting heavy today. Energy exertion to the max!... Read more

  • Well this blows

    2/9/2017 8:07:19 PM, by COFFEEPLEEZ

    We moved in June with 2 weeks notice for my husbands job. My husband just got fired from said job. Looks like it's back to limbo we go. We aren't... Read more

  • I've got a work out buddy!

    2/9/2017 10:06:10 AM, by STROTO

    I'm so excited! I have a workout buddy today. I've already done my workout for today but am excited to do it again. I've lost 9 pounds in 10 da... Read more

  • Much better today, thank you!

    2/8/2017 11:08:37 PM, by CARTOONB

    Yesterday was a rough day...well, after I got home that is. Today was better. I left work a little after two since I had meetings that started ... Read more

  • Day off.

    2/8/2017 9:24:56 AM, by STROTO

    I'm taking the day off from exercising today. Felt like crap the last couple of days so I am going to increase my calories. I figured out how to... Read more

  • Cranky

    2/7/2017 11:26:39 PM, by CARTOONB

    DH and I both work full time jobs. DS is a senior in high school and a typical lazy teen. When I got home from the gym, I was hungry and I aske... Read more

  • Feeling good

    2/7/2017 2:31:15 PM, by STROTO

    I'm feeling pretty good today. Just a little tired from fasting for 24 hours. I don't know what I clicked but my food chart is showing all kinds... Read more

  • My Heater Works!

    2/6/2017 11:19:25 PM, by CARTOONB

    For most of the winter, the heater in my vehicle has not been working. The heater core is plugged and needs replaced. This winter has been cold... Read more

  • Again

    2/6/2017 11:02:45 AM, by SKINNYSUSAN57

    So I start again for probably the 5th time. If I only used all the resources available, if I only exercised, if I only ate more vegtables, if I ... Read more

  • Monday blues

    2/6/2017 10:50:20 AM, by STROTO

    One of the bad things about Monday is looking back at what I ate on the weekend. Although my carbs were low my calories were high. I just can't ... Read more

  • Watching the Super Bowl and Eating

    2/5/2017 7:25:29 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today is a National Holiday!! Time to watch football and commercials and eat!! We're having wings for dinner and I'm washing mine down with an ... Read more

  • Had trouble getting going today

    2/4/2017 9:56:24 PM, by CARTOONB

    After my super busy and productive day yesterday, I had the hardest time doing anything today. Slept in until almost 9:00. Finally dragged my b... Read more

  • Feeling good.

    2/4/2017 11:21:31 AM, by STROTO

    Day six and I'm feeling good. Missed one day of exercise because of being sick but that's not stopping me.... Read more

  • Done and done!

    2/3/2017 10:29:17 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today is the day that I was scheduled to take my vehicle to my mechanic friend to get the heater fixed. And, yes, this is perfect timing since t... Read more

  • February....

    2/3/2017 1:32:03 PM, by CATHYS07

    Walked a winter 5k this morning. Treadmill while watching the snow fly outside. Finished in under an hour- just barely- but I did it. Foun... Read more

  • Might have more "encouraged" time off

    2/2/2017 11:32:14 PM, by CARTOONB

    Word on the street (or in the cubicle) is that my group might not be exempt from the time off program. As a cost-cutting measure, everyone who i... Read more

  • Day 4

    2/2/2017 6:40:57 PM, by STROTO

    Got up and felt great today. Enjoyed my exercising.... Read more

  • Coffee please!

    2/2/2017 1:57:56 PM, by COFFEEPLEEZ

    I made a deal with my mom (her idea) that I would give up coffee for the month of January if she gave up her Diet Mtn. Dew. My family is religiou... Read more

  • Another hungry day, but tonight was better

    2/1/2017 11:25:17 PM, by CARTOONB

    I don't know why, but I was hungry today! I ate similar food to what I ate yesterday for breakfast, lunch and snacks. But, for some reason I wa... Read more

  • Day 3 and feeling sick

    2/1/2017 12:14:49 PM, by STROTO

    I woke up feeling like crap today. It's day 3 of the Atkins diet and I read that this is normal. I will get past this and succeed.... Read more

  • Running behind

    1/31/2017 11:26:55 PM, by CARTOONB

    I mentioned a new show that DH and I started watching on Netflix. We watched two more episodes tonight and that put me behind in my nightly acti... Read more

  • Gotta Make A Change, Someway, Somehow

    1/31/2017 9:24:28 PM, by AMANDACONAWAY1

    Hello Sparkpeople! So this last week has been a plethora of both good and bad. Lets start with the good! My workouts have been going gr... Read more

  • Day 2

    1/31/2017 10:23:25 AM, by STROTO

    I did great yesterday. Exercising was a little harder today. I am going to focus on my health. That should help me keep going. It's going to be a... Read more

  • Another day with not much going on

    1/30/2017 11:10:29 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today was a long day of not a whole lot. Sorry, nothing to tell y'all. But thanks for all of your support! Streak report: Staying in ca... Read more

  • First day.

    1/30/2017 10:53:51 AM, by STROTO

    I've had a lot of first days. I am not going to get discouraged with myself though. I don't feel good and I know it's mostly weight related. Wi... Read more

  • Found a new show on Netflix

    1/29/2017 8:49:57 PM, by CARTOONB

    Yesterday, DH started to watch a movie that was recommended to him by a friend. He got about five minutes into it and decided he hated it. Then... Read more

  • The day just got away from me

    1/28/2017 10:55:53 PM, by CARTOONB

    I'm not sure exactly where the day went! I woke up at 7:30 and got out of bed by 7:45. Started on cleaning the bathroom and eating breakfast. ... Read more

  • To-do's done, but no nap

    1/27/2017 9:43:52 PM, by CARTOONB

    I had a list of seven things I wanted to get done today and I did them all! Tomorrow will be hanging around the house, doing laundry and reading... Read more

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