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planner filled with ideas..
4/24/2014 10:58:21 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So with my new work regiment and under doctor care and a new trainer, I will be someone to reckon with this round of BLC... I put down a goal to lose...  Read more


4/24/2014 10:48:00 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I did it. I finally did it. I signed up for CrossFit like I have been talking about for a few months now. I actually completed the On-Ramp portion and...  Read more


4/24/2014 8:41:25 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I've hit the restart button and hitting this again. I'm adapting a portion control lifestyle, still enjoying my favorites, only in portions. Veggies...  Read more


4/24/2014 8:34:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This cold medicine really curbs my appetite. At least that's one good thing. huh? I still have not added exercise back in since Ive been sick....  Read more


Doing good...
4/24/2014 7:03:40 PM,  0 COMMENTS

...stuck to my calories today, doing 30 on bike. Neither joe nor mark showed up to work this morning. Joe eventually showed up, claiming to have calle...  Read more


SparkPeople + Roku = I wish!!
4/24/2014 5:28:04 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have started exercising and I'm watching the SparkPeople videos for instruction. This means that my workout space is directly in front of my compute...  Read more


Things I need to Learn
4/24/2014 3:33:15 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been battling with weight ever since I was a child. Here I am 48 years old and I still have so much to learn. The lesson I want to learn now,...  Read more


Increased vegetable intake, inversion table and started treadmill
4/24/2014 3:29:05 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Over the past few weeks I noticed my vegetable intake decline as I would get more busy and not make time to include plenty of vegetables. Instead o...  Read more


Chick magnet!!!
4/24/2014 3:13:46 PM,  8 COMMENTS

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Just an obervation
4/24/2014 2:57:01 PM,  1 COMMENTS

This might seem weird but I now have the hair growing back on toes and top of feet. Not like super hairy mode but they have been bare for a few years...  Read more


Weekly Weigh in....
4/24/2014 12:58:40 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Today I only lost a half a pound, My doctor was happy said over a holiday most people gain and I did not so I should celebrate the win.. Well I don't...  Read more


Week 9: Down 1 lb (total loss = 20 lbs!!)
4/24/2014 10:42:59 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Finally hit my 2nd mini goal! I am going to buy me a pair of nice workout shoes. I have worn through the ones that I currently have and need a g...  Read more


4/24/2014 8:13:28 AM,  4 COMMENTS

nice and chilly this morning (28) i love it!...  Read more


4/24/2014 6:21:48 AM,  5 COMMENTS

For those of you that haven't heard yet.... PB2 is THE DEAL! Oh my I absolutely the last one on the planet to learn of this amazing and...  Read more


4/24/2014 5:52:52 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I got up this morning and exercised first thing. I met Jamoke on you tube and got some great inspiration. Went on to start walking away the pounds,...  Read more


Want to be less accountable
4/23/2014 11:18:59 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I feel it. The urge to throw everything out for a spell. No tracking food, no exercise, no motivation. I am aware of how much I do not want to put any...  Read more


4/23/2014 8:37:24 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Turning things around.... Start to something new. Baby steps... Takes meds daily, drink my water, eat more fruits and veggies daily and do 10 minut...  Read more


Starting to build the habit and feeling the results
4/23/2014 8:24:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It has been a full 6 weeks since I got serious about losing weight and changing my life. I have approached it much differently this time. I am reall...  Read more


Let's talk about shoes.
4/23/2014 4:19:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

While we were at the park yesterday, I saw an area I wanted to hike to, but my shoes are not made for hiking at all. They are flat, skateboardin...  Read more


4/23/2014 2:14:16 PM,  8 COMMENTS

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4/23/2014 1:56:17 PM,  0 COMMENTS

...feeling a bit icky today...pms?...  Read more


4/23/2014 1:31:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

off to prepare for tonites class. last one for the week...i'm so tired i cant even think.....  Read more


Im still here!
4/23/2014 11:13:47 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I am still here, and trying to do what is best for me. I seriously want to get it in my head that I do not need to pay money for a program , on what...  Read more


Small Things
4/23/2014 10:05:33 AM,  7 COMMENTS

:// Another thing that I learned from Made to Crave is that big things can be brought down by small things....  Read more


Bowling After Knee Surgery
4/23/2014 9:22:35 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Wow I bowled 4 games last night with some friends and I'm feeling it today! I had ACL reconstruction 8 years ago; the ACL is the ligament that keeps...  Read more


My Blood Sugar.. Skipping Along
4/23/2014 9:09:17 AM,  4 COMMENTS

It's been a lot of work. A lot of testing, tracking and recording of what is and isn't working for me. I've gone from my sugars to being in t...  Read more


4/23/2014 6:03:09 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Thanks for the well wishes. Up this morning at 4am. Got a slight cough now, did not want to lay there and cough every 5 minutes to relieve the tickl...  Read more


Being outside rocks!
4/23/2014 12:09:02 AM,  5 COMMENTS

We went for a walk today for the second day in a row! Yesterday we went to a park about 7 miles from town. It's on a high bluff overlooking the...  Read more


Being tested
4/22/2014 8:53:03 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I'm pretty sure the Universe was testing my new resolve to start running again, as my Day 1 of Couch to 5k went something like this: Fly home fro...  Read more


the weekend was not unkind...
4/22/2014 7:58:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Although I was probably unkind to myself. I got sick Sunday, well Saturday I woke up with a sore throat and fought it all day, then that night I...  Read more


Way Tired..
4/22/2014 7:26:09 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I don't know what was going on last night but I couldn't sleep. I don't think I slept for more than two hours all night. I feel like I've been drug th...  Read more


4/22/2014 4:04:35 PM,  192 COMMENTS

I'm no longer who I was, but I still have a nagging feeling sometimes that makes me want to eat when I'm not hungry, when I'm full, when I'm emotional...  Read more


4/22/2014 3:17:27 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Shopping n bills are DONE...except a couple little things :-) Weigh in 276....down 5#....funny what happens when I do what I should!!!...  Read more


4/22/2014 1:48:33 PM,  1 COMMENTS

raining AGAIN. my crocii are peeking out from the snow...i so dislike spring all that rain and MUD and it cant make up iits mind. mother nature PMSing...  Read more


Day 1
4/22/2014 12:58:23 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Right now I've got everything for today's workout chosen and waiting on lunch. I logged my food so far today and I cringed at the amount of sugar I'm...  Read more


need some new quick breakfast and lunch ideas!
4/22/2014 10:50:29 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I am kinda eating the same thing over and over tons of food allergies and always on the go with my work maybe some ideas for NON bean recipes that are...  Read more


What is motivating me this week?
4/22/2014 10:35:57 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Motivation....I think some people will respond with a certain occasion in mind, wedding, anniversary, reunion, etc. Some might say their children or...  Read more


Struggling with myself
4/22/2014 9:49:34 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Over the past few days I have really been struggling with myself. I am tired and have no energy. My husband says its all in my head and he may well be...  Read more


I'm back!
4/22/2014 7:46:31 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Well, I am back but not happy about it. What I feared most happened; i went on a trip to visit my new grand daughter and fell back into old habits....  Read more


4/22/2014 6:48:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So since I'm going to the doctor this afternoon, I went ahead and stepped on the scale this morning to compare numbers of their scales vs mine. I hel...  Read more


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