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  • WWF is EVIL!! LOL!

    3/20/2017 11:23:47 PM, by CARTOONB

    I've been playing Scrabble with my mom since the time I could spell. My mom would help me figure out words to play and where to play, but she ne... Read more

  • Walked in the rain today

    3/19/2017 11:12:25 PM, by CARTOONB

    I didn't mean to, but the rain started before my walk ended. The morning was gorgeous, but I had things I had to get done before I could take th... Read more

  • Weigh in #1 done and now back at it!

    3/18/2017 10:54:56 PM, by CARTOONB

    Woot!!! Weighed in today and I'm down 2 pounds from last week!!! I am on track to lose my 14 pounds in 14 weeks. I had planned for today to be... Read more

  • Last day of week 1!!

    3/17/2017 11:18:05 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today was the last day of the first week. I jinxed myself on the scale with my blog yesterday. BUT, the official weigh-in is tomorrow. Keeping... Read more

  • Tomorrow is the end of Week 1 out of 14!

    3/16/2017 11:01:33 PM, by CARTOONB

    I started this plan, lose 14 pounds in 14 weeks, last Friday. Granted, I decided to do it Friday night, but that's still basically a week ago, r... Read more

  • So sleepy!

    3/15/2017 11:19:40 PM, by CARTOONB

    I've been getting my 6 hours per night, but just barely! Tonight, I'm going to try to be in bed a little earlier. So, in an effort to do that, ... Read more

  • Does being productive (or not) affect your mood?

    3/14/2017 11:09:35 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today was one of those days that I waffled back and forth between being happy and feeling like I needed to cry. Part of it, I think, is that I w... Read more

  • 11 calories...

    3/13/2017 11:09:05 PM, by CARTOONB

    By the time I logged all of my food, my calorie count was over by 11 calories. Eleven!! I'm still counting it as being "in" calorie range today... Read more

  • My weight problems

    3/13/2017 3:04:23 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I have decided that today is the first day of my diet(officially it is next Tuesday), I will be keeping an on-line food diary. I weighed myself ... Read more

  • Daylight Savings Time

    3/12/2017 9:31:09 PM, by CARTOONB

    I'm going to start out by saying I'm not a fan of DST. All of my 5:00pm meetings are now at 6:00pm. Anything later than that will also be pushe... Read more

  • Shared my plan

    3/11/2017 11:41:08 PM, by CARTOONB

    My workout partner and I have been visiting a gym in the next town over to take a yoga class. Today, there was yoga, HIRT and Battle Ready. If ... Read more

  • Plan to lose 14 pounds in 14 weeks

    3/10/2017 9:30:23 PM, by CARTOONB

    One of my favorite events of the summer is in 14 weeks. It is the annual Wing Off where there are between 45 and 60 cooks (depending on the year... Read more

  • Ruts are my friend!

    3/9/2017 10:52:40 PM, by CARTOONB

    As I mentioned before, I do so much better during the week. The routine (or rut) works for me. I can plan and pack my lunch and snacks. And I ... Read more

  • Because Bacon!

    3/8/2017 11:08:17 PM, by CARTOONB

    During the week, I am very good about planning my meals for the next day. My days are structured, so I know when I'm going to eat. When I sched... Read more

  • I am still here

    3/8/2017 3:25:50 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I am so sorry not to have been here but until the last 3-4 weeks things have not been good. I am starting at a 'new' group on the 21st is thoug... Read more

  • Just an update!

    3/8/2017 7:00:37 AM, by CARTOONB

    Streak report: Staying in calorie range - 0 day streak Sleep at least six hours - 12 day streak Maximum of one adult beverage per week -... Read more

  • Didn't feel like it, but exercised anyway

    3/6/2017 10:48:47 PM, by CARTOONB

    It's supposed to start looking like Spring. You know, mild temperatures, gentle rains, green grass, maybe small hints of flowers. We have none ... Read more

  • Getting inconsistent!

    3/5/2017 11:32:35 PM, by CARTOONB

    Looks like I am being inconsistent with my blogging. And with my eating. And with my sleeping. Need to work on all of these. Maybe that shoul... Read more

  • My baby is 18!!

    3/4/2017 12:00:15 AM, by CARTOONB

    My baby boy is 18 today!! We celebrated by letting him go to school. Tee hee. We also went to a local Mexican restaurant for dinner. We gave ... Read more

  • Just a streak update tonight

    3/1/2017 11:44:14 PM, by CARTOONB

    I'm falling asleep while Sparking...maybe I should just go to bed? Streak report: Staying in calorie range - 4 day streak Sleep at l... Read more

  • Maybe shoulda had that fiber

    2/28/2017 11:31:24 PM, by CARTOONB

    Yesterday, I asked if I should go over my Calorie goal in order to hit my Fiber goal or stay in Calorie range, but be low on Fiber. I chose to s... Read more

  • Get into Fiber range or stay in Calorie range?

    2/27/2017 11:32:13 PM, by CARTOONB

    Quick question...do you eat a little more, high fiber food so that you will hit the bottom (at least) of your fiber range but will be over your c... Read more

  • Spent the day with DH

    2/26/2017 10:54:01 PM, by CARTOONB

    I got to sleep in today! DH and I went to the gym and then out to lunch. While we were out, we went to Best Buy and got me some new headphones.... Read more

  • Whooped!

    2/26/2017 12:28:17 AM, by CARTOONB

    Started the day with yoga and a HIRT (High Intensity Resistance Training) workout. The HIRT was the following: 5 Bear Complex (Dead lift, l... Read more

  • Counter clean? Check! Carpets clean? Check! Bathroom clean? Not yet...

    2/24/2017 10:40:38 PM, by CARTOONB

    I'm hosting Bunco tomorrow and have been doing some cleaning here and there. Cleaned the desk a couple of weeks ago. Cleaned off a bench and th... Read more

  • "Reading" a great new book!

    2/23/2017 11:06:34 PM, by CARTOONB

    I am "reading" the latest book in the "Grave" series. I'm actually still on the waiting list for the book at my library. BUT, the book on CD's ... Read more

  • Update from yesterday

    2/23/2017 12:03:37 AM, by CARTOONB

    My friend from yesterday, the man who had a heart attack, has been released from the hospital! He was released from ICU yesterday and sent home ... Read more

  • Unexpected news

    2/21/2017 11:44:40 PM, by CARTOONB

    At work, when I have to use the ladies room (which is often), I take a loop around the halls, including at least one flight of stairs. During my... Read more

  • Need some sunshine

    2/20/2017 10:38:35 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today was a blah day. DH and I had a disagreement. The weather is overcast and dreary. Work was boring. Found out that DH doesn't like what I... Read more

  • Feb 20, 2017

    2/20/2017 9:47:01 AM, by MSNAPPY

    Been a while since I have been on SparkPeople because I was avoiding myself. Today is the day I recommit to me and small steps. I joine... Read more

  • Not going to flatten the other three tires

    2/19/2017 10:47:36 PM, by CARTOONB

    There is a quote that I heard from Jillian Michaels. I'm not sure if she is the original person who said it, but she is the first one I heard sa... Read more

  • Over calorie range, but not by much!

    2/18/2017 9:31:33 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today was another hungry day. But I feel like I did a pretty good job of sticking with healthy choices...mostly. Breakfast was two eggs and tw... Read more

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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