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  • Working in a nursing home

    2/26/2017 7:56:08 PM, by CBULLIS1

    Working in a nursing home can be brutal. Some times when someone is on there final day. They are one of three things not awaire if what is happen... Read more

  • 2/25/17 workout

    2/26/2017 10:20:08 AM, by LR237787

    swim: 200 free 10x 100 free, on a time 5x 200 free, on a time 2 x 500 free, on a time 200 free Total: 3400... Read more

  • A goal for this week 2/26- 3/3

    2/25/2017 8:56:00 PM, by AMURDOCK68

    I am going to try to incorporate one of the challenges from Spring 5% challenge into my life this week. One hour before I go to bed, I will not ... Read more

  • Maintaining

    2/25/2017 6:48:25 PM, by CBULLIS1

    So here is the deal at the beginning of last week I was well under my goal weight and still am. I felt maybe I should start eating some of the ca... Read more

  • it's saturday

    2/25/2017 2:56:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is off with her friends for the day today. so i get the day to do what i want until she comes back home. all of the birds say cheep,c... Read more

  • Time passes quickly whether you're having fun or not

    2/25/2017 2:53:13 PM, by NANA2PRINCESSES

    Couldn't believe I had not written anything since August of last year. Wish I could report that goal weight had been reached and maintained, but ... Read more

  • February 24 2017

    2/24/2017 9:39:09 PM, by CBULLIS1

    Been a relaxing day. Home from work and I even got a nap and snuggles with my boy!!!... Read more

  • Lent 2017

    2/24/2017 3:49:18 PM, by KIMMIE1

    Lent begins on Wednesday, March 1. I'm giving up Soda and Restaurants with a drive-up window. ... Read more

  • it's friday

    2/24/2017 12:48:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is almost complete. i am taking it easy today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone ... Read more

  • I tend not to check in...but back at it

    2/24/2017 11:25:40 AM, by MISSCATY

    Having to go through a second biometric assessment (the first one has not yet posted for the "points" to get a discount on my health insurance) h... Read more

  • Love those non scale victories!

    2/24/2017 1:50:15 AM, by JAVNMICH1969

    The scale has not budged from 180 lately and I have been regularly exercising and watching my food for over 4 weeks now, but I did lose 4 pounds ... Read more

  • February 23 2017

    2/23/2017 10:02:54 PM, by CBULLIS1

    Been a good day. Worked had a good workout after work and night out with my hubby.... Read more

  • Wasted Time

    2/23/2017 1:48:37 PM, by KIMMIE1

    Blog about the obvious (and not-so-obvious) ways I tend to waste time, and come up with a few healthier ways I can use that time to work towards ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/23/2017 10:00:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    another mild day here today. my daughter says hi! i am keeping busy without overwhelming myself. i have still not heard back yet from the compan... Read more

  • February 22 2017

    2/22/2017 6:10:18 PM, by CBULLIS1

    Day is going well. Only made it about 30 min outside with the boy today. Was pretty cold outside and the snow is supposed to come tomorrow.... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    2/22/2017 11:33:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    it started off being very foggy here today. now it is just slightly foggy. i started a different online course today that deals with grammar and ... Read more

  • Still Working at it

    2/22/2017 1:24:25 AM, by BLOUWHITE

    Yup, still working working at it, even though it has been challenging at times. Not going to beat myself up about though, tomorrow is another day... Read more

  • February 21 2017

    2/21/2017 7:36:53 PM, by CBULLIS1

    So another great day workout done and played outside. But food is over I'm wounding should I be eating back some of my calories? I never have be... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/21/2017 2:04:30 PM, by MOMMY445

    another mild day here today, with the rest of the week being milder than is usual at this time of the year. my daughter says hi. all of the birds... Read more

  • February 20 2017

    2/20/2017 7:44:37 PM, by CBULLIS1

    Been a good day. Went to work. Got home did turbo jam for 40 min and played outside for an hr. Also eating was well. I still have a few hr left i... Read more

  • 31wks 3 days

    2/20/2017 10:10:45 AM, by JUSTKD

    Well, after the specialist dr. visit I've been doing finger sticks 4x/day and working on tweaking my diet. After meal blood sugars are almost al... Read more

  • Time to refocus on food

    2/20/2017 2:57:49 AM, by JAVNMICH1969

    Had a good rest day, only walked 6 leisure miles and did some stretching. I also just got a stability ball and sat o... Read more

  • February Measurements

    2/19/2017 10:33:27 AM, by LADYNIGHTSTORM

    I forgot to actually post January's measurements, but they were identical to September 2016's, haha. Bust: 47" (no change) Waist: 43" (... Read more

  • February 19 2017

    2/19/2017 7:58:36 AM, by CBULLIS1

    No. Ig plans today. Just maybe clean up a bit and laundry. Making a good healthy supper tonight. ... Read more

  • My Journey

    2/19/2017 3:10:11 AM, by HARRIETSDESIGN

    On my way.... Read more

  • February 18 2017

    2/18/2017 5:13:05 PM, by CBULLIS1

    Nice day off. I got my grocery shopping done and realize I forgot to put my Fitbit on 🙄. All that walking and no steps. Don't think I'm going to... Read more

  • Feb 18

    2/18/2017 5:08:14 PM, by MAMODIO

    Well, my weight loss has been slow during this 5% challenge. Only 2.6 ponds lost over the past 5 weeks, but I'd rather have that than stay the sa... Read more

  • Exercise is my best friend!

    2/18/2017 1:13:09 PM, by JAVNMICH1969

    Addicted to exercise I am! 13 miles on Thursday, 12.77 miles on Friday! Woo hoo! I have won all my competitions on fitbit and am looking forwa... Read more

  • BLC2

    2/18/2017 3:04:07 AM, by SUNSHINE582

    onto the 5th week of my BLC challenge and I am finding I have more energy and I can walk a little quicker. The scales may not move as much but ev... Read more

  • it's friday

    2/17/2017 11:33:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off to visit with some of my family today, while my daughter is in school. she does not have to go to school on monday and a lot of places ar... Read more

  • Alzheimer's

    2/17/2017 11:32:29 AM, by PRECIOUSPEG

    Well, today my travels take me westward to explain to my very dear uncle with Alzheimer's that it is NOT okay to threaten another memory care re... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/16/2017 11:01:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    a windy, cool and sunny day here today. my daughter dressed warmly for school this morning. I dressed warmly, too. I am catching up on some comp... Read more


    2/16/2017 10:39:43 AM, by FLAVORED

    So I went though hell yesterday to get a fitbit. I chose and bought a Charge 2. I wanted all the features and didn't mind the price. I had to go ... Read more

  • Rest days are very hard for me!

    2/16/2017 12:17:16 AM, by JAVNMICH1969

    On this journey there is so much to be learned and this week I learned a valuable lesson but don't know what to do with it. I took yesterday of... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/15/2017 2:36:28 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy for me. it is still somewhat mild here. my daughter says hi and sends hugs to all! all of the birds say cheep,che... Read more

  • Blame it in the sodium

    2/15/2017 8:57:14 AM, by JANEEZ4

    Today I gained .4 pounds. I am not going to stop because it's probably due to a higher salt intake. I have noticed that even when I eat within my... Read more

  • February 14 2017

    2/14/2017 9:19:53 PM, by CBULLIS1

    Happy Valentine's Day... Read more

  • Dedication to my dear father on Valentine's Day!

    2/14/2017 2:24:15 PM, by JAVNMICH1969

    I dedicate this blog to my dad He is still in long term care paralyzed on his left side with few moments of clarity still but is ... Read more

  • 30wks 4 days

    2/14/2017 11:55:22 AM, by JUSTKD

    Had to turn in my initial blood sugar readings today to the gestational diabetes dr office. She didn't like my fasting #s being over 90, but she'... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/14/2017 11:50:31 AM, by MOMMY445

    happy valentine's day,everyone! my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i heard from a different place regarding a full time job. ... Read more

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