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  • didn't want to weigh in today

    2/26/2015 7:32:39 AM, by DEA5011

    I really didn't want to weigh in today. Really, really. But, I'm trying to be more accountable and to be better about not letting things slide. S... Read more

  • escaping the cold

    2/25/2015 8:06:35 AM, by DEA5011

    I am so ready for winter to be over now. We finally got one nice decent sized snowstorm. I love snow, I think it's the only thing that makes wint... Read more

  • Gratitude is Like a Flashlight

    2/24/2015 5:40:57 AM, by GBOOMER

    During morning web reading I came across this quote: "Gratitude is like a flashlight. It lights up what is already there. You don't necessar... Read more

  • I'm Back!

    2/23/2015 10:15:26 PM, by SPARKLIE-DAY

    Here are my goals for the next 24 hours: 1. Eat 3 meals, 1 snack. 2. Eat no meat. 3. Eat no sweets 4. Drink 64 oz. water 5. Meditate f... Read more

  • Lent check-in

    2/23/2015 3:08:49 PM, by DEA5011

    Trying to post here to be more accountable with my Lentan goal of 15 minutes of exercise every day. I was so sore on Sunday from all the sh... Read more

  • downward dog with my heels down!

    2/21/2015 6:24:38 PM, by DEA5011

    I braved the cold and ice and snow to get to a hot yoga class this morning. Almost seems a little funny. And I know the heat and humidity in the ... Read more

  • Lent Day 3

    2/20/2015 8:20:04 AM, by DEA5011

    Doing well so far with the whole 15 minutes every day during Lent. I tried day 1 of an online pilates video series for beginners. It was an... Read more

  • Thursday weigh in

    2/19/2015 7:37:44 AM, by DEA5011

    Well, after this weekend I'm not totally surprised, but I'm up about a half pound from last week to 138.2. Not happy about it, but, hopefully it'... Read more

  • Taking on instead of Giving up

    2/18/2015 7:49:16 AM, by DEA5011

    I've never really been into giving things up for Lent. I'm not a super strict Christian and it just wasn't something we ever really did growing u... Read more

  • Holding strong!

    2/17/2015 12:38:13 AM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    I've been busy with traveling and catching back up after coming back from Boston. I'm glad to say that I have been pretty consistent with trying ... Read more

  • Weigh in Thursday, a few days late...

    2/14/2015 11:54:24 AM, by DEA5011

    I was so good, weighed and measured and noted it down Thursday morning. Then I completely spaced on writing my weigh in/accountability post. To k... Read more

  • Quick log-in

    2/12/2015 12:06:12 AM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    Hi everyone I'm rushing around preparing for my 6AM flight to Boston- logged in and tracked today. I did walk at lunch but no gym- still I c... Read more

  • Tough day

    2/10/2015 11:55:39 PM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    I was not as successful at my daily goals today- besides being busy at work I found out a good friend is leaving the company. It's centered aroun... Read more

  • Plateau Busting Program

    2/10/2015 8:39:46 AM, by THINCPL2004

    Made it through my plateau busting program. I have lost 8 pounds in one month, it's still a way's away from my ultimate goal but it's a great st... Read more

  • ugh missed my daily login streak

    2/10/2015 12:26:14 AM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    I was swamped today and missed logging in before midnight. I'll just try harder-it's more that I want to make sure I am investing in myself. In t... Read more

  • Threw it away!

    2/9/2015 10:58:42 AM, by DEA5011

    I was having issues over the weekend with snacking on chocolate. I had a bag or two of chocolate chips open from various baking ventures and they... Read more

  • Tracking during the day vs at the end...

    2/8/2015 9:40:29 PM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    I woke up grumpy and feeling stressed just thinking about what I have to do for work this week. I know I will eventually get some balance on that... Read more

  • Getting the food back in order

    2/7/2015 11:58:54 PM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    I have the exercise down but tracking and making better food choices is still spotty. I was hoping that tracking would provide some help but to b... Read more

  • 20 miles = 3220 calories

    2/7/2015 11:52:47 PM, by PASTAFARIAN

    Training for my upcoming 50K next month, I figured it was time to do a 20M run which will be my longest before the race. I'll probably try to do ... Read more

  • Starting to get back into the swing of things

    2/6/2015 11:59:20 PM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    So while I was even more busy together I perserved and not only ate well but went to the gym. Everythng seems to be shifting towards these are st... Read more

  • Checking in

    2/6/2015 5:51:46 PM, by SDLEE514

    Spark friends! I need to spend more time with you. Collectively of course, and just here in general. I'm in a bad place. I'm starting to not ca... Read more

  • Trusting the process...

    2/5/2015 11:57:23 PM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    Ugh today was a classic example of being way busy and overwhelmed by all the things we have to do in a day. I ended up getting swamped at w... Read more

  • doing better

    2/5/2015 8:47:06 AM, by DEA5011

    Well, it's Thursday again, my official weigh in day. I try not to weigh myself more than once a week since fluctuations can sometimes drive me nu... Read more

  • Making it stick...

    2/4/2015 11:58:23 PM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    Made it to the gym again- Yay! I made so-so food choices during the day...well the end of the day. One of the problems I have encountered in... Read more

  • Starting small

    2/3/2015 11:57:48 PM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    I agreed that small steps are the best way to get to where I am going so for now I am focusing on making good choices - really just pausing to ev... Read more

  • Happy Groundhog day!

    2/2/2015 11:48:22 PM, by RUNNINGOLLIE

    Happy Groundhog day! It truly is one of my favorite movie! How fitting to ... Read more

  • slipping back

    1/29/2015 8:34:53 AM, by DEA5011

    Well. I need to refocus. I've been saying this in probably every other post here. But really. I need to refocus. No more excuses. No more, ... Read more

  • Whole30 Day 25: Freezing Kale

    1/29/2015 8:24:19 AM, by KABMPH

    I make a smoothie with kale every morning. I buy a bunch of kale and replace it when it runs out. When I went home for Christma... Read more

  • no yoga class

    1/28/2015 11:57:15 AM, by DEA5011

    I just need to vent a little bit. This is the second time this week that the yoga class at my work gym has been cancelled. I got to class today a... Read more

  • Whole30 Day 24: Today I Made...

    1/28/2015 8:47:10 AM, by KABMPH

    I am a huge fan of breakfast food and love how much the Whole30 has expand... Read more

  • surprise carrot cake

    1/27/2015 9:58:35 AM, by DEA5011

    I'm moving to a new area at work sometimes soon, and got an email from them yesterday afternoon. They were celebrating a birthday and invited me ... Read more

  • Whole30 Day 23: Skin

    1/27/2015 8:01:23 AM, by KABMPH

    Those of you who read my blog regularly know that I struggle with my skin. Since stopping the fish oil pills, my face has been more or less blemi... Read more

  • Whole30 Day 22: Sleeeeeep

    1/26/2015 9:27:21 AM, by KABMPH

    They say that being on the Whole30 diet can increase the quality of your sleep, but I haven't found this to be so. Even before t... Read more

  • plan for the week

    1/26/2015 8:10:34 AM, by DEA5011

    Ok. Well. The weekend only went so-so. It was a lot of eating well for half a day and then falling apart a little in the evening. This is what ke... Read more

  • Whole30 Day 21: Turmeric in my eggs

    1/25/2015 9:41:09 AM, by KABMPH

    In my quest to incorporate more spices in my cooking, I've taken to adding... Read more

  • Whole30 Day 20: Supported

    1/24/2015 5:11:40 PM, by KABMPH

    At first I was nervous to tell anyone about the Whole30 diet. My boyfriend can be pretty against restrictive diets. I didn't want to seem cr... Read more

  • Whole30 Day 19: Hara Hachi Bu

    1/23/2015 8:35:31 AM, by KABMPH

    "Hara Hachi Bu" means "eat until you're 80% full." Apparently it's an Okin... Read more

  • at least I didn't go up?

    1/22/2015 9:02:49 AM, by DEA5011

    Well, it's weigh in day again. I know I didn't do as well as I could have over the last week so I wasn't expecting anything grand. I ended up mai... Read more

  • Whole30 Day 18: My Pants Fit!

    1/22/2015 8:25:48 AM, by KABMPH

    This morning I put on a pair of brown work pants that haven't fit comfortably in over a year. I tried them on today and guess what? They fit!!!!!... Read more

  • Whole30 Day 17: A New Cookbook

    1/21/2015 10:16:33 AM, by KABMPH

    I work in a department of 6 people; the entire organization is about 35 people. We are friendly and familial with each other, and it is a pleasan... Read more

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