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  • America's roller coast

    10/21/2014 1:35:11 PM, by JAHAR929

    Hello all, So, since I have a few moments of free time, I'm going to catch you up on another blog entry. Let's go to last weekend. No... Read more

  • My half marathon.......my first one ever!

    10/21/2014 1:08:02 PM, by JAHAR929

    Well, I did it. Back in the first weekend in October, I ran my first half marathon and it was surprisingly easier than I thought. It was def. a c... Read more

  • People are over-reacting over this Ebola thing... aren't they?

    10/16/2014 5:27:08 PM, by AIRIADAR

    I work in Akron. For the past few days, the news has all been about this poor nurse, Amber Vinton, who came to the Akron area to visit relat... Read more

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    The Amazing Twinkie Plays A Piano

    10/9/2014 7:42:39 AM, by PALMTREEGIRL1

    This is my therapy dog, Twinkie. Someone filmed her playing her piano while we were visiting Hospice. Twinkie weighs about 3 lbs. and is the ligh... Read more

  • coming a long way

    10/3/2014 2:50:37 PM, by JAHAR929

    Good afternoon readers! Just wanting to share some positive news on this dreary day. Today is just a good day. Tomorrow, I am pushing out a ... Read more

  • Measurements, Oct 2014

    10/1/2014 11:12:51 PM, by PHOTOG87

    This is so strange. Would you believe that 5 years after I start a weight loss journey, breaks in between, here and there, that I've put back o... Read more

  • The smile that wont fade

    9/22/2014 1:06:41 PM, by JAHAR929

    Ah, this weekend. Today, I am happy. The weather screams of fall: brisk, cool air. The smell of leaves changing. The feel of a dull sun on my lig... Read more

  • When you are told "you seem really happy"

    9/14/2014 10:47:42 PM, by JAHAR929

    Today has been an incredible day and I was told, after skyping my most favoritest person ever, that I looked incredibly happy....that he could ju... Read more

  • How faith fits in with my fitness

    9/14/2014 9:41:36 AM, by JAHAR929

    There are many days that I lean into my faith more heavily then others. Days where I need additional strength, guidance, or understanding to real... Read more

  • When people project mean things

    9/11/2014 6:32:13 PM, by JAHAR929

    I'll keep this blog brief as it is just simple reflection on my feelings at the moment. I was just put on blast by a friend (or soon to be... Read more

  • How much I love laughing

    9/11/2014 10:40:58 AM, by JAHAR929

    Sometimes I share funny stories about myself and then I think "Jackie, do people really care to read about your ridiculousness or your silly mish... Read more

  • Day 52

    9/10/2014 12:32:16 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    I've started a new myyogaonline.com challenge. It is a 21-day challenge that involves doing a yoga video first thing when I wake up. I'm on day... Read more

  • My gym pet peeves

    9/10/2014 12:09:20 PM, by JAHAR929

    Good morning world--happy Wednesday! Like most people here, training and working out, health, well-being, fitness and nutrition are all impo... Read more

  • I am who I am

    9/9/2014 11:53:03 PM, by JAHAR929

    A little late night rambling and reflecting on the person that I am. I'm sometimes a little emotional. I can be a little overprotective. ... Read more

  • Day 46

    9/4/2014 10:08:38 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    So. I'm struggling. It seems to be my pattern. I start off strong and determined and I give up when it gets hard. I'm hanging on this time though... Read more

  • Motivation to Lose Some Weight and Get My Mojo Back

    9/4/2014 9:45:58 AM, by REDHATSHAPELY1

    I want to lose 10-15 pounds. 1. I want to get back to my Maintenance Weight that I worked so hard to achieve. 2. To remedy the ... Read more

  • Getting Ready for Fall 2014 5% Challenge

    8/31/2014 3:11:27 PM, by REDHATSHAPELY1

    I am gearing up for the 5% Challenge. I did manage to reach my goal weight in 2012 and gradually got too relaxed with my maintenance program,... Read more

  • Day 40

    8/29/2014 12:02:27 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Frustrated! I gained a pound. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I really need to take this weekend and plan out my menus and schedule my exer... Read more

  • Day 39

    8/28/2014 10:35:50 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Feeling better today. Had time to do 1/2 hour of yoga this morning. I worked out last night (zumba) and ate 1,208 calories total yesterday. To... Read more

  • Day 38

    8/27/2014 3:24:26 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    School started last week. I was doing pretty good until school started. I'm not sure why this has made it so hard for me, but it has. I have b... Read more

  • Day 37

    8/26/2014 11:19:42 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Trying to keep it together. Trying to figure out HOW to lose weight. I have this fear that if I eat over 900 calories, I won't lose weight. I ... Read more

  • Day 33

    8/22/2014 12:57:22 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Blah!... Read more

  • Day 32

    8/21/2014 5:36:18 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    This week has been hard. I'm tired and busy and I just really feel like I have no extra energy. I haven't really gone over my calorie allowance... Read more

  • Day 31

    8/20/2014 10:36:28 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Busy, busy, busy!! School, work, football, DRIVING. Last night I had to go to 5th grade orientation for my daughter. I met her teacher and wor... Read more

  • Day 30

    8/19/2014 10:10:20 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Thirty days. I've been doing this for 30 days. It seems like a minute. I'm loving how this "weight loss" program has been changing my life. I... Read more

  • Day 29

    8/18/2014 11:52:34 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    So...it's Monday. Not the best weekend as far as eating goes. Saturday was good. Sunday, not so much. I drove to the lake with my son and we ... Read more

  • Day 26

    8/15/2014 1:39:33 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    I've lost 10 pounds. Yay me. :) Going into this weekend determined to stay on track...exercising and eating healthy. I have to drive to my par... Read more

  • Day 24

    8/14/2014 9:50:58 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    This 3rd week of Spark has been hard. I'm hungry and busy and I didn't plan very well for it. Yesterday was a long day. I have an hour (each w... Read more

  • Results and Victories!

    8/13/2014 1:32:09 PM, by DVONALT

    I just got weighed and measured at Curves today. I'm proud of my results, so I thought I'd share them with you. Read more

  • Motivation

    8/13/2014 10:18:47 AM, by MCOTTRILL

    I'm trying very hard to dig deep and find some motivation. Motivation to work, motivation to go to yoga, motivation to do ANYTHING but fall asle... Read more

  • Day 24

    8/13/2014 9:24:59 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Yesterday was a rough one. I was hungry. I ate healthy and stayed within my recommended calorie range, but it was tough. I had a soup and 1/2 ... Read more

  • Thank you all...

    8/12/2014 1:07:39 PM, by AIRIADAR

    Thanks to everyone who read and responded to my blog the other day about my skin problems, and my research. I really didn't expect anyone but a ... Read more

  • Day 23

    8/12/2014 10:28:16 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    I had a pretty decent day yesterday. Eating was good. Exercised for an hour doing Zumba. Drank my 80 oz. of water. Ate lots of fruits and veg... Read more

  • Stasis

    8/12/2014 10:05:54 AM, by MCOTTRILL

    I've lost ZERO weight in two weeks, even though I amped up my activity level. I know exactly why this is...I've upped my caloric intake. It was... Read more

  • Day 22

    8/11/2014 12:21:00 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    So...after a 5 day vacation I am down 2 pounds. I had a great "staycation". I got to take my kids to football practice, mow the yard, float dow... Read more

  • I think I solved an old problem...

    8/10/2014 3:02:17 PM, by AIRIADAR

    Since I was in my early 20's, I have had a horrible skin problem. I get bumps on my skin which are very uncomfortable: I have described this as... Read more

  • What Is Easier To Do Now?

    8/8/2014 5:13:57 PM, by JDRAKE8171

    #10 -climb the stairs -tie my shoes -airplane seatbelt -lifting grandkids -bicycling -mounting a horse cleaning the house... Read more

  • feeling the stress of being in the writing phase of PhD

    8/8/2014 1:32:56 PM, by JAHAR929

    Ah, time is just not my friend and it is really challenging when it comes to trying to find time to write. They all said this would happen. ... Read more

  • On the Judgey McJudgersons of the World (...Including Me)

    8/6/2014 11:22:41 AM, by MCOTTRILL

    fudgethatsugar.wordpress
    .com/2011/02/25/100-honesty/ In yoga, I'm always asked to set my intention at the start of ... Read more

  • Day Sixteen

    8/5/2014 9:18:40 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    I'm feeling good today, back on track. I ate great yesterday and my run last night felt really great. I didn't get to the park to run until 8:4... Read more

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