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  • Feeling Accomplished

    2/13/2015 11:56:13 AM, by GRACIOUSWRITING

    Today I am very proud of myself. I stuck to my exercising for the week adding new exercise as I went through. I have found many good workout vi... Read more

  • Starting Over After Falling Apart

    2/13/2015 11:09:34 AM, by BUTTERFLY-39

    i haven't been on in a while... I fell apart. My husband died, Christmas Eve, then my father a month and 6 days later. I don't know where I'm goi... Read more

  • triggered pain

    2/13/2015 7:08:09 AM, by DHUNTER67

    After seeing the Physical Therapist, he asked if I had been checked for Lyme disease. I said there were a lot of autoimmune disease tests done, b... Read more

  • One More Day

    2/12/2015 3:31:12 PM, by FOLAMIX

    Well I felt the effects of walking yesterday. Not bad at all but I felt it. I looked outside and walked again (by myself I might add) today. I... Read more

  • physical therapist

    2/12/2015 5:29:51 AM, by DHUNTER67

    didn't have a big breakfast, egg white omelette w/salsa, fruit and 1 slice of toast. Which may have been a mistake. Forgot I have too see the phy... Read more

  • Another Day

    2/11/2015 3:52:06 PM, by FOLAMIX

    Well, it looked like I was going to slack off again when I looked outside my window and saw my neighbor walking. So I joined her. I donned my t... Read more

  • Comprehensive Exams!

    2/11/2015 1:05:06 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    I am thinking and praying for the Nursing Students who I left in Africa. February 16-20 they will take Comprehensive Exams of everything they hav... Read more

  • rest day

    2/11/2015 7:06:57 AM, by DHUNTER67

    I find myself eating more stuff after dinner. A snack here and there, but I don't track it. I can plan ahead and keep to it, but I always seem to... Read more

  • High Wood Brow Trail

    2/10/2015 7:34:09 PM, by MARTHA-ANN

    DH wanted to walk Tophill Low Nature Reserve but l fancied Dalby Forest...l won!! We were quite late setting off after a morning in the gard... Read more

  • morning work out was hard, unexpected but understood

    2/10/2015 9:27:27 AM, by DHUNTER67

    I tried to do the 30 min WiiFit step routine, which I use to do before all this pain started, and I barely made 15 mins before the pain started i... Read more

  • Smart TV's and exercise

    2/10/2015 8:51:48 AM, by SIMPLELIFE4REAL

    Usually, hubby and I go to an aerobics class every weekday morning at 8 am. Over the weekend, hubby hurt his back and wasn't feeling up to going... Read more

  • One Day At A time Again

    2/9/2015 5:13:10 PM, by FOLAMIX

    Well already I was slacking off but I made myself do my cardio. We are going to take this one day at a time.... Read more

  • This weeks blood counts

    2/9/2015 5:04:48 PM, by MOM2ACAT

    This morning, I went to the hospital for my weekly standing order to check my blood counts. I was able to get the results online about 2 hours la... Read more

  • Back in Tennessee....it's good to be home.

    2/9/2015 3:11:36 PM, by SIMPLELIFE4REAL

    I really loved my month in Florida last month. It was the first time that I've ever been a snowbird. I really "get" the concept after doing it.... Read more


    2/9/2015 11:39:28 AM, by TNLADY1960

    Yes Valentines Day is suppose to be about love but for many it is about flowers and candy and eating a special dinner with our sweetheart. I have... Read more

  • I love this parable and wanted to share:)

    2/9/2015 10:08:51 AM, by SNUZSUZ

    Matthew 25:1-30 The Parable of the Ten Virgins 25 ďAt that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and... Read more

  • Dr Oz 10 Day Detox Diet

    2/9/2015 12:22:25 AM, by JSENDER

    Okay, so I'm usually not one for detoxes or weird diets, but I've been hearing some great things about short healthy detox diets. I picked the Dr... Read more

  • Not just another Saturday

    2/8/2015 9:36:50 AM, by KELL724

    Yesterday we buried my Dad, we got the call that prior Monday so we were both able to come home. The service was very nice, my Dad served in the ... Read more

  • Re-Start

    2/8/2015 3:39:30 AM, by FOLAMIX

    I am trying again to restart my journey. My main problem is that I cannot stay motivated. I really need an exercise buddy, even if it is just ... Read more

  • The Start of a New Beginning

    2/7/2015 5:47:17 PM, by SLVEGIRL10

    It's been about 2 years since I had a major disagreement with weight loss company SlimGenics. During that time, my weight has gone up and down, h... Read more

  • I want to thank you - busy and very tired.

    2/7/2015 2:44:46 PM, by DHUNTER67

    Thank you wonderful ladies for all the comments you left on my last post. You brought a smile to my face. The scary thing now is trying to f... Read more

  • High Winds And Heavy Rain

    2/7/2015 10:53:45 AM, by OUTDOORGIRL70

    Well I will on and off all day today. We are having heavy rains and winds at 39 MPH with gusts up to 50MPH. Power keeps going on & off so I will ... Read more

  • Day 4

    2/6/2015 9:44:30 PM, by SUEJENN

    The program I am on is getting hard to stick to. When I am home or making short trips I can stick to the proper spaces between the meals. Today I... Read more

  • Elephant Viewing!/CPAP progress?/Tour Prep!

    2/6/2015 7:11:52 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Ok, many of you know that I spent over 37 years in Africa but never saw an elephant. My last trip to the beach where they sometimes are seen was ... Read more

  • A Slow And Shakey Start to "2015"

    2/6/2015 10:23:40 AM, by RAESUN54

    As some of you know, the start of 2015 was not the best for me. Starting with another fall and later finding out I fractured my wrist and then th... Read more

  • My Ups & Downs

    2/5/2015 10:25:36 PM, by GRACIOUSWRITING

    I am an emotionally challenge person at times. I have many ups and downs simply because there are things I just don't want to deal with on a dai... Read more

  • Refrigerator Magnets!

    2/5/2015 9:31:35 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    I never feel moved in and at home somewhere until I get my refrigerator magnets put on my refrigerator!! I'm now settled in my apartment, even th... Read more

  • Answers

    2/5/2015 9:06:44 AM, by DHUNTER67

    Today I hope to find out the type of cancer I have. I did my walking game this morning. Trying to work up some type of endurance. That makes 3 da... Read more

  • pay attention to the little things

    2/4/2015 6:18:37 PM, by BEACHINIT46

    I am a 12 year cancer survivor! I had stage 3b/4 cervical cancer and also was in a horrible car accident while on the way home from my last treat... Read more

  • Day 2 of the program

    2/4/2015 3:19:18 PM, by SUEJENN

    Meal 1: 2 boiled eggs, 3 strips of turkey bacon Meal 2: 3 T pumpkin seeds Meal 3: poached trout, i small avocado, 1 medium tomato ... Read more

  • February 2015

    2/3/2015 8:08:36 PM, by RAESUN54

    My luck doesn't seem to be any better this year. I went to see my PCP and she gave me a referral to see an Orthopedic doctor because she felt I m... Read more

  • First day on new program

    2/3/2015 7:52:47 PM, by SUEJENN

    I managed my first day on my new program. Meal 1: spinach shake Meal 2: 3T pumpkin seeds Meal 3: beef and vegetable soup Meal 4: 1 sliced cucumbe... Read more

  • You are

    2/3/2015 6:35:33 PM, by FIREFLY9113

    You are important to many people so you should be important to yourself... Read more

  • My weekend, hemoglobin decrease, and some aggravation today

    2/3/2015 4:21:13 PM, by MOM2ACAT

    It was a snowy weekend here; we didn't exactly get a blizzard like some parts of the country did, but we were under a winter weather advisory fro... Read more

  • SNOWSTORM in Omaha!

    2/3/2015 4:17:06 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Omaha was part of this weekend snowstorm that went towards New England. We had 5-8 inches. I'm not sure how many in my neighborhood. Here is a ph... Read more

  • Switching it up

    2/3/2015 1:58:23 PM, by PURPLELEI

    Started out with Jillian Michael's 30 day Shred. What was I thinking? That ended up shredding me...not in a good way. I'm leaving that program... Read more

  • MY Foot

    2/3/2015 11:35:30 AM, by DEBRABANNISTER

    No Surgery!!!!! Apparently it is like a blood blister by the tendon. By me massaging my foot, cause it felt funny, I popped the blood blister.... Read more

  • Glad the snow stopped

    2/3/2015 7:39:22 AM, by DHUNTER67

    If they would just salt the roads and sidewalks, I would be a happy camper. I have therapy today and I would hate to fall. I have to call my mom ... Read more


    2/2/2015 9:29:39 PM, by TNLADY1960

    As usual I am really struggling. Been in pain today and not feeling well. When I am in this much pain it is hard for me to make healthy meals. I ... Read more

  • Oh Boy My Foot

    2/2/2015 9:10:28 PM, by DEBRABANNISTER

    This morning my foot felt tight, so I started rubbing my arch and noticed a little bump. When I rubbed the bump it seemed to brake, but way unde... Read more

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