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  • Living proof that hard work pays off

    6/2/2015 10:08:59 AM, by BECWAL

    I feel better today than I have in many years. I want to thank all of the wonderful people I have met since joining. I have loved, laughed, le... Read more

  • Wrap Up!

    6/2/2015 12:55:06 AM, by _LINDA

    My Mom, Stepdad and Sister went to the Cactus Club Cafe a restaurant with dishes inspired by Rob Feenie, Canada's first Iron Chef. I had Benga... Read more

  • 90 day Bikini Mommy Challenge

    6/1/2015 12:53:17 PM, by --MAY--

    This is what I did on July 23rd, 2014 Well I did the fitness test! WOW is all I could say So here is day one: 1. Squats 30 2... Read more

  • My Legs are not as bad as I thought, and getting rid of my Fluffy parts

    6/1/2015 12:46:35 PM, by --MAY--

    I have hated my legs for so long!! My Mom told me w... Read more

  • Sunday May 31,2015

    5/31/2015 8:51:40 PM, by NYKIMMIE

    Last day of May. I went hiking this morning,cloudy n cool,but so nice getting out. Read more

  • Another Year Older..

    5/31/2015 10:29:08 AM, by _LINDA

    Another year wiser? Not so much.. Maintaining my weight sure, but its still a struggle to stay away from those salty snacks :-( On ... Read more

  • Rheumatologist Appointment

    5/30/2015 2:57:05 PM, by BKWERM

    I had an appointment with my rheumatologist on Thursday. He said that my joints all look good, my blood work is excellent and despite my cough, ... Read more

  • Recycling So Much

    5/29/2015 5:54:13 PM, by SBECKER526

    Our house is noticeably downsized with stuff. I feel so good about helping people while I have no RA pain. To date: 1. 26 boxes of books... Read more

  • Day 3

    5/29/2015 11:56:45 AM, by DUSTI00

    Beginning day 3...still on track. Starting to see that while my calories are within limits, I am not getting the right percentage of each categ... Read more

  • What is Happening in My Little Corner Of The World

    5/29/2015 1:22:24 AM, by _LINDA

    I enjoyed a Zumba class for breakfast and a cardio & sculpt class and a Step class for my evening delight followed by a wonderful hot tub chaser ... Read more

  • Wednesday May 27,2015

    5/27/2015 10:12:04 PM, by NYKIMMIE

    I got called in to work a few hours today. I had my laundry done and weeds pulled before the call. Thunder storms came by this evening,my cat kit... Read more

  • Tired and Depressed

    5/27/2015 2:45:01 PM, by BKWERM

    So, I had a doctor's appointment yesterday afternoon, which I only got into after a half hour wait in the waiting room listening to serious count... Read more

  • Special News

    5/26/2015 10:36:16 PM, by _LINDA

    My nephew's (26 years old) girlfriend is expecting! This will be my Mom's first great grandchild! Right now the poor woman has been ordered to... Read more

  • Tuesday May 26,2015

    5/26/2015 8:49:41 PM, by NYKIMMIE

    Long day at work,day after a holiday always is. I did a 21 day workout,dirty 30,kicks butt,feels good. Tomorrow is a day off,i think a bike ride ... Read more

  • Sparky was giving a sense of entitlement

    5/26/2015 10:56:39 AM, by BECWAL

    So my adventure with SparkPeople began when I hit a two week plateau after a 60 pound weight loss. I had been using a food counter (and nothing ... Read more

  • From the Murky Depths....

    5/26/2015 8:32:25 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    As I had reported in my last post, I've been flounderi... Read more

  • Surgery Date!

    5/25/2015 7:37:18 PM, by _LINDA

    I got in on a cancellation! My bunionette removal happens June 2nd! Miffed that I can't eat anything after midnight and my surgery is not until... Read more

  • Monday Memorial Day 2015

    5/25/2015 7:41:54 AM, by NYKIMMIE

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  • Daisy & Friends Photos

    5/24/2015 9:56:11 PM, by _LINDA

    So my last hike at Mom's was a very relaxed one, some of it along the beach so Daisy could get water time on this very hot day with a high of 31 ... Read more

  • Quiet Memorial Day Weekend

    5/23/2015 6:48:20 PM, by SBECKER526

    The last month has been so busy that Bob and I decided to enjoy 3 days at home. We feasted on hot days, watermelon and corn today. Tomorrow we ... Read more

  • Singlemindedness VS mindlessness

    5/23/2015 6:45:25 PM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    It's been a week of ups and downs. I weighed last week and was at a new low...had lost two more pounds. Then. Well I got cocky....and every s... Read more

  • 8.85 Mile Hike

    5/23/2015 4:07:48 PM, by _LINDA

    I started out early this morning in hopes of seeing a beaver. Saw nothing but evidence they had been around: Read more

  • Time for reflection.

    5/22/2015 5:53:45 PM, by BECWAL

    I spent the day with my poor Alzheimer's stricken mother. She made me realize how grateful I am that I'm not her, at least for now. If anyone h... Read more

  • Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

    5/22/2015 5:30:43 PM, by DONNA_W

    So today was the day I decided to remove the fallen coconuts from underneath my two coconut trees. Mind you I did not pick the best time of year... Read more

  • Drug Pusher

    5/22/2015 1:02:38 AM, by _LINDA

    My beloved bridge mentor is a drug pusher. Every time I play with her she says I should try medical marijuana. I am totally not interested. It... Read more

  • Damage Control Inventory Checklist

    5/21/2015 7:38:48 AM, by BECWAL

    WARNING! NOT MY USUAL HAPPY DANCE. Ok, look. If anyone is reading this and you're trying to lose weight, please stop TRYING and let's d... Read more


    5/20/2015 8:55:28 PM, by ESHARA43

    I am back for good this time, I have been going through some things for the past year and haven;t had time to come in as much as I want but I am ... Read more

  • Back to work and I get sick

    5/19/2015 6:30:53 PM, by BEACHWEAR

    So I will be working 4 hour days but I came home with the flu yesterday. I spent yesterday afternoon sleeping, miserable, and under 9 blankets. T... Read more

  • I've been way to busy

    5/19/2015 12:24:41 AM, by FUZZYBEEZ

    I have been way to busy to be online much at all. In fact I don't get online even for facebook or email. Just to darn busy. Good news is I... Read more

  • May Vacation

    5/18/2015 3:52:01 PM, by BKWERM

    Good afternoon. It's my last day of vacation before returning to work tomorrow. I feel like I slept for most of it and didn't get everythin... Read more

  • PiYo - Drench

    5/18/2015 1:01:39 PM, by BKWERM

    Doesn't that make you think that this is going to be a hard workout? Well, you'd be right; I definitely sweated more for this workout than I hav... Read more

  • Saturday Smiles Hike Photos

    5/18/2015 9:17:19 AM, by _LINDA

    Mom wanted to take Daisy for a swim and play session down by the river. Read more

  • Zumba-thon

    5/17/2015 9:38:50 PM, by SBECKER526

    My wellness center held a Zumba-thon yesterday for 2 hours. I hesitated going to classes as I felt so tired. I paid my entrance fee and decided... Read more

  • Back to work

    5/17/2015 6:47:19 PM, by BEACHWEAR

    After 7 weeks off from back surgery I am having mixed emotions about going back. I'm not sure if I am completely ready. I guess I will have to li... Read more

  • working on my home

    5/16/2015 11:19:33 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am enjoying more time at home as I work to declutter my home. My teen age year bookcases will go to the homeless shelter's store on Thursday.... Read more

  • Thursday Triumph, Friday Fallen

    5/16/2015 1:45:46 AM, by _LINDA

    I started out my Thursday morning with a very high energy, challenging Zumba workout by a instructor so young I thought she was a teen at first l... Read more

  • Life is a Series of Baby Steps...

    5/14/2015 7:09:39 PM, by BIJOUX7

    Who knew that joining an on-line community with the hope of loosing the "graduate school" 15 could have such a profound impact on my life. It wa... Read more

  • PiYo - Month 2

    5/14/2015 2:33:03 PM, by BKWERM

    This morning, I started Month 2 of PiYo with a new workout called Sculpt. Sculpt started with a light warm-up (shallow squats and lunges) an... Read more

  • Surviving the storm.

    5/14/2015 7:23:07 AM, by BECWAL

    I'm managing not to stress eat and believe me, I'm getting tested. I'm so close to the 200 gate that I just can't give up. Life is pressuring m... Read more

  • Weekend At Mom's!

    5/13/2015 11:52:41 PM, by _LINDA

    I did 155 minutes of online videos this morning, hoping to perhaps see a movie this afternoon. I had to go to my family Dr. to get my Humira inj... Read more

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