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Start This S***
4/2/2014 11:10:11 PM,  12 COMMENTS

In case you were waiting... Here is a video someone else made about going, doing, starting. It has bad words, so if you don't like that don't listen t...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

173.8 Pounds!
4/2/2014 1:02:54 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So yesterday I got an e-mail from dressbarn with a 20% off coupon that could be used towards clearance or regularly priced items so I went to dressbar...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Tuesday's Quote
4/2/2014 2:57:32 AM,  10 COMMENTS

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PMAY0313

174.6 Pounds!
4/1/2014 12:54:04 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The weather is really unpredictable today so I'm going to skip my hour long walk and replace it with an hour long work out in my room. I'm also going...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Monday's Quote
3/31/2014 10:54:22 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Right now I'm having amnesia and deja vu at the same time. I think I've forgotten this before. --Steven Wright ...  Read more

PMAY0313

90 Day Burpee Challenge
3/31/2014 7:47:45 PM,  1 COMMENTS

A friend sent this to me and I am seeing how many consecutive days that I can go: Last Monday was 90 days until Summer so for the next 90 days I am...  Read more

TOJOHO2005

Hello Half Of Me!
3/31/2014 1:46:32 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Now I know I'm not supposed to weigh in once a day but I weighed in again today because it has been "that time of the month" so I know my body usually...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Sunday's Quote
3/31/2014 2:26:58 AM,  6 COMMENTS

“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.” ¯ Dr. Seuss ...  Read more

PMAY0313

176.4 Pounds, Almost To Final Goal!
3/30/2014 2:30:44 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Down to 176.4 pounds :-) last night I managed a 1 hour long workout in my room much to my boyfriend's grumpiness lol he said I needed the entire day o...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Safety Not Guaranteed
3/30/2014 11:31:46 AM,  21 COMMENTS

I just have to give this movie one of the most heart-felt shout outs and and jump up & downs I've had over a movie in a long, long time. I knew way ba...  Read more

DDOORN

The OTHER NSA: Pile With A Smile!
3/29/2014 11:25:33 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I've enjoyed getting back into the swing of things at Spinning Class this week along with some nice walk / jogs outside now that the temps are roundin...  Read more

DDOORN

Quick UPDATE
3/29/2014 9:47:38 PM,  3 COMMENTS

213 Still struggling, but had a couple of pretty good days earlier in the month. 224 But the last couple of weeks.... 39 46 Jus...  Read more

FRANCES-AGAPE

Saturday's Quote
3/29/2014 3:20:24 PM,  7 COMMENTS

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” ¯ Charles M. Schulz ...  Read more

PMAY0313

177.8 Pounds!
3/29/2014 2:11:37 PM,  8 COMMENTS

So I weighed in today at 177.8 pounds! Not only did I reach my goal and then some but I did so way ahead of my goal date of June 2014! I'm so happy an...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Friday's Quote
3/29/2014 12:56:16 AM,  9 COMMENTS

“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” ¯ Mark Twain ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Birthday Success!
3/28/2014 1:25:42 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My uncle's birthday went really well and he seemed to enjoy the dinner I prepared and really liked the cake and ice cream. I put hot fudge sauce and s...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Thursday's Quote
3/27/2014 1:48:26 PM,  8 COMMENTS

“Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources” ¯ Albert Einstein ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Birthday
3/27/2014 1:30:14 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So today is my uncle lou's 73rd birthday! I got him a funny card and a few different candies for him. He already inhaled one of the king sized tootsie...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Wednesday's Quote
3/26/2014 9:16:06 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“Ever notice how 'What the hell' is always the right answer?” ¯ Marilyn Monroe (Yes. I am a southern girl!) ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Lunch Date!
3/26/2014 12:59:11 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Tonight's dinner is a crockpot meal with corned beef, onions, and potatoes with the corned beef seasoning packet. I'll be boiling the cabbage separate...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Tuesday's Quote
3/26/2014 1:05:14 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I hate it when people see me at the supermarket and they're like 'Hey, what are you doing here?' I tell them 'You know.. hunting elephants.' --An...  Read more

PMAY0313

Target Work Out Apparel On Sale Now!
3/25/2014 2:08:24 PM,  10 COMMENTS

So last night I went to Target with a list that had about 5-6 items on it and we ended up there for 2 hours looking around and had a lot more than 6 i...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Layoff-Style Yoga
3/25/2014 10:51:08 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Whenever there is something wrong with my job situation (and somehow I've scheduled a live, brick-and-mortar class on the heels of it) I make no bones...  Read more

TINIERTINA

Photos Of Yard Work
3/24/2014 9:25:20 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Yesterday ended up being too windy to spray the weed killer and wasp killer so we have to wait until this weekend to do that. We have had several neig...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Monday's Quote
3/24/2014 4:11:46 PM,  5 COMMENTS

According to recent study, Monday has been voted “Least popular Day of the Weeek” 176 years in row. -- Anonymous I have come to conclusion that...  Read more

PMAY0313

Sunday's Quote
3/24/2014 1:04:40 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I do not know who Author Unknown is but I feel like he has been in my brain while I'm spring cleaning!!! This house is protected by killer dust...  Read more

PMAY0313

Working the Spark: The Pay-Offs Keep Rolling In!
3/23/2014 11:14:02 PM,  28 COMMENTS

Today started off with a bang when I hit my new low weight of the year...woo hoo! Only 17 pounds away from my goal of 200! I had already had a pl...  Read more

DDOORN

So Much To Do So Little Time
3/23/2014 1:21:16 PM,  6 COMMENTS

We planted the second tree yesterday! Went to osh and got those brick tree rings to go around the trees so we'll be setting those up today. Also got s...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Saturday's Quote
3/22/2014 2:30:36 PM,  6 COMMENTS

"The rule was "No autopsy, no foul." ~ Stewart Granger (GO Big Blue! UK Wildcats ROCK!) ...  Read more

PMAY0313

Gardening, good for the soul!
3/22/2014 1:42:30 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I woke up early this morning to make a fresh pot of coffee and made everyone breakfast that consisted of bacon, toast, scrambled eggs, and hash browns...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Friday's Quote
3/21/2014 3:15:04 PM,  5 COMMENTS

A teenager is someone who is well prepared for a zombie attack but not ready for tomorrows math test. --Unknown (I just watched World War Z.....  Read more

PMAY0313

Vent Session
3/21/2014 2:39:09 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I went for my walk a bit earlier than normal and it was nice and cool with a wonderful breeze. I went for an hour long walk with my walking shoes as m...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Thursday's Quotes
3/20/2014 3:12:16 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the...  Read more

PMAY0313

Happy Spring!
3/20/2014 1:44:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yesterday I was able to force myself to go on an hour long walk and did 20 minutes of exercise in my room. After dinner settled I mustered up enough e...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Wednesday's Quote
3/19/2014 10:20:20 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Doing nothing is very hard to do...you never know when you're finished. -- Leslie Nielsen An acceptable level of unemployment means that the...  Read more

PMAY0313

Tuesday's Quote
3/18/2014 5:00:03 PM,  11 COMMENTS

No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is alw...  Read more

PMAY0313

Being Sick Is A Drag But 180 Feels Amazing!
3/18/2014 1:13:22 PM,  11 COMMENTS

And so it begins! I woke up this morning feeling completely miserable and even worse than yesterday. My eyes hurt and are watering, nose is stuffy/ach...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

I Choose Not To Let It Be An Excuse
3/17/2014 2:15:45 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I woke up this morning to a sore throat and was exhasuted. My back was hurting so bad and my stomach too. Instead of whinning and complaining I chose...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

At One With Nature
3/17/2014 12:21:51 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday I spent the day cleaning the kitchen by cleaning all of the counter tops and sorting through stuff. I ended up putting a lot of stuff outsid...  Read more

LUCKYLISA12002

Sunday's Quote
3/16/2014 3:59:12 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Never iron a four-leaf clover, because you don’t want to press your luck. ---Unknown ...  Read more

PMAY0313

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