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  • BLC 27 registration open

    12/17/2014 7:57:02 PM, by 4-1HEALTHYCYNDI

    I know I do this about once a quarter, but this team is the ONE team that has consistently helped my meet my goals and to maintain a healthier we... Read more

  • Reality and Christmas

    12/16/2014 10:13:11 AM, by SBECKER526

    Cancer did change my outlook on life and helped me set priorities. I can't do everything I used to do, but I appreciate everything I can do. ... Read more

  • Learning more

    12/15/2014 1:29:58 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am finishing up projects and trainings for the retired school employees. I began reading minutes and key documents for board members of Breast... Read more

  • Practical Means of Eating Well in a Crowd

    12/14/2014 2:27:19 PM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    Last night went well.. Before I left I had a personal pizza on a whole wheat pita with black olives on it. Then I had a bowl of homemade veget... Read more

  • Sleep is wonderful

    12/14/2014 9:24:56 AM, by SBECKER526

    With the new cycler in place, we had no alarms go off during the night. I actually got to sleep for a longer period of time. I feel so much bet... Read more

  • I don't know how I did it

    12/13/2014 11:30:12 PM, by FUZZYBEEZ

    I've lost another 5 pounds.....I like that idea. That's what this journey is about....well that and learning to eat healthier and how to incorpo... Read more

  • New normal?

    12/13/2014 11:26:06 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am so relieved and happy. My husband's dialysis cycler machine had a system error on Thursday evening. I called tech support who got me throu... Read more

  • Apparently I have a rib fracture

    12/13/2014 10:53:22 PM, by DONNA_W

    In my zeal to get organized I was cleaning up my studio when I lost my balance. The table to reached for is kind of light so it just slide and I... Read more

  • Triple Workouts -Done!

    12/13/2014 3:23:53 PM, by _LINDA

    The sidewalks were totally covered in ice, but the streets were okay, so I drove my scooter to the fitness center and enjoyed my three classes ba... Read more

  • Making BETTER Choices--when the Best ones are not Possible

    12/13/2014 4:57:34 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    I've been struggling this week. I"ve "caved in" a couple of times while eating out. It was my birthday and a friend took me out for dinner to th... Read more

  • The scale goes up, the scale goes down!

    12/13/2014 3:01:37 AM, by LOLLYLOOP

    Weight loss is one of those things that never go as smoothly as we want....the scale goes down, the scale goes up, the scale is a harsh reminder ... Read more

  • Glimmer of Hope?

    12/12/2014 10:40:28 PM, by _LINDA

    I have said it before, I will say it again, a good physiotherapist is worth their weight in gold! Maybelle gave me a treatment today and suggest... Read more

  • Progress so far

    12/12/2014 10:44:32 AM, by DONNA_W

    It has been a little over 2 weeks since I started taking Belviq and the best thing about it is I am not constantly hungry. This has enabled all ... Read more

  • Little Frustrations..

    12/11/2014 11:21:23 PM, by _LINDA

    I am not progressing with my arm. I can't even budge the yellow band to straighten out my tricep. Two and a half months after surgery and it st... Read more

  • Getting My Spark Back

    12/11/2014 9:03:52 PM, by FITMAMA_

    Life. For the last few years it always seems to get in the way of my fitness goals. But I have come to the realization that my life is a little... Read more

  • More changes

    12/11/2014 9:01:20 AM, by SBECKER526

    I am willing to make changes if it benefits me and others. I am working with my husband to help him adjust to some new problems. We recei... Read more

  • Merry Christmas!

    12/10/2014 4:32:47 PM, by ROCKPORT9

    A fresh wreath on the door A little frosted tree ... Read more

  • Choices

    12/10/2014 2:50:52 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    All you are today, is the consequence of your choices. It is true that things happen about which we lack control...sickness, financial issues, e... Read more

  • Plans

    12/8/2014 6:21:12 PM, by 4-1HEALTHYCYNDI

    I need a plan for between BLC rounds. Yup, just in time for the Holidays we are officially on break between rounds. This is a very mixed blessi... Read more

  • Adjustments

    12/8/2014 6:53:50 AM, by FUZZYBEEZ

    First is the adjustment to being on insulin. I was put on night time insulin a week ago. It means a dedicated bed time and more of a schedule f... Read more

  • Safe exercise for RA

    12/7/2014 11:19:33 PM, by JENNIEVAND

    I am 37 years old and I have had Rheumatoid Arthritis (Rheumatic Immune Disorder) for 5 years, diagnosed 3 years ago. I have about 100 lbs to tak... Read more

  • The pool is cold but exercising warms me up

    12/7/2014 7:56:07 PM, by DONNA_W

    I like to do water yoga and pilates and then some aerobic water jogging. Love the way the yoga and pilates makes me feel. I have Arthritis and... Read more

  • Keeping positive

    12/6/2014 9:59:37 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am getting more balance in my life. We had some problems with my husband's dialysis setup. For several days I had poor sleep. I rescheduled ... Read more

  • Meal Plans for a week

    12/6/2014 7:51:20 PM, by DONNA_W

    Breakfast - 1. egg whites, spinach, mushrooms, whole wheat toast 2. fat free yogurt, blackberries, ground flax seed 3. Protein berry smoot... Read more

  • ITC Prechallenge - Fearless Fuchsia

    12/6/2014 5:40:34 PM, by JENDAN36

    I am a Fearless Fuchsia in the BL Winter Freeze Off challenge. I'm so excited to start this challenge. We have a little challenge between the te... Read more

  • New Eyeglasses!

    12/6/2014 4:27:54 PM, by _LINDA

    I purchased two pair, one for reading and close up work, of which I do an incredible amount: Read more

  • Ho Ho Hum

    12/6/2014 5:16:53 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    My house does not have the tiniest bit of Christmas about it. I should at least change the table cloth and get the one with the autumn leaves o... Read more

  • Not all exercise videos are created equal

    12/5/2014 9:42:44 PM, by DONNA_W

    I decided to incorporate some videos into my routine, especially the short ones as kind of a quick start and to find something doable to ensure s... Read more

  • Back Home

    12/5/2014 9:08:43 PM, by _LINDA

    I am fully moved back home now. Eating a care package of parsnip and carrots from the Farmer's market and some snap peas for supper and Mom's ho... Read more

  • On Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks County Board

    12/3/2014 9:09:10 PM, by SBECKER526

    In November I was asked to serve on the Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks County Board. I weighed my activities and discerned my passion. ... Read more

  • I saw my surgeon today..

    12/2/2014 6:00:00 PM, by _LINDA

    ..and as it turns out my hip is fine. My spinal column, not so much. It is an abnormal curve that wasn't there three years ago. I am being ref... Read more

  • 8 Pounds Down!

    12/2/2014 12:40:27 PM, by JKANT88

    It has been about 2 months since I started The Fast Diet and I have already lost 8 pounds. I went to the doctor yesterday to get my infusion don... Read more

  • Bump In The Road

    12/1/2014 3:22:50 PM, by JENDAN36

    In 9 weeks I lost 28 lbs, or so I thought. My husband and I decided to go out and buy a new scale. Our old one was so old and wasn't accurate all... Read more

  • First full week of rededicated effort

    11/30/2014 7:15:29 PM, by DONNA_W

    Well it has been one full week since I made new goals and started my program to exercise, eat well and loose weight. I am more aware that I ne... Read more

  • Last Photos From BC: Glacier

    11/30/2014 9:04:37 AM, by _LINDA

    The Athabasca Glacier is one of the six principal 'toes' of the Columbia Icefield. It is the most visited glacier in North America because its e... Read more

  • Good day for exercise and food choices

    11/29/2014 11:09:27 PM, by DONNA_W

    I managed to do both cardio (treadmill hill program & mall walking) as well as my back exercises. I think I may have to the physical therapist ... Read more

  • Storage Area

    11/29/2014 7:31:00 PM, by SBECKER526

    My friend and I worked on the attic storage portion last Saturday and today. We went through every carton and took almost everything to the loca... Read more

  • No Shopping...Volunteering

    11/28/2014 11:29:18 PM, by SBECKER526

    Ten members of the Berks County Association of School Retirees were teammates as we worked to make the holiday a little brighter for PA soldiers.... Read more

  • Thankful

    11/27/2014 7:27:42 PM, by SBECKER526

    I have much gratitude in my life. My cancer and the scar tissue are almost gone. 2 more treatments ahead. I have strong friends in my daily li... Read more

  • Winter Wonderland Photos

    11/26/2014 11:17:30 PM, by _LINDA

    The cold is hard on me, but I wanted to capture all the snow laden trees and bushes in our hiking trails before the winds laid waste to them: <... Read more

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