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  • It has been a while!

    1/23/2015 11:13:58 AM, by RKTHETEXGAL

    So, it has been quite a bit since i have been here, blogging, logging points and posting on any of the groups i am in. Ugh! I hate that i have ... Read more

  • The grim truth

    1/14/2015 4:49:55 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    Things are going well. We are taking the car in for body work this afternoon. It'll be there a long while, probably more than 2 weeks. I'm gla... Read more

  • A matter of perspective.

    1/11/2015 11:06:08 AM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    Thanks for all the kind words and good suggestions I received from my previous blog. I truly appreciate it. Friday morning I left for the o... Read more

  • Talk, talk, talk

    1/7/2015 4:51:40 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    So -- one week into 2015 and things are progressing relatively smoothly. Consistency is what I'm looking for mainly. Obviously, it's premat... Read more

  • One day at a time.

    1/5/2015 5:32:52 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    January is progressing well. I'm past the Christmas, New Year, and birthday celebrations. Now, it is easier to stick with my own eating regimen... Read more

  • Day 1

    1/3/2015 10:48:49 PM, by TEESHAW

    Today is the first day of my new diet and fitness plan. I'm starting with a fruit and veggie only jump start for the first week. It's day one and... Read more

  • Tying things together

    1/2/2015 8:49:33 AM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    I've been preparing for my Spring courses like mad. I'm teaching two new courses - first time for me to deliver these courses. They are upper l... Read more

  • Dawn of a new day

    1/1/2015 1:56:05 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    Truthfully, I don't make a big deal about a New Year. The earth rotated one more time. It completed, yet another revolution around the sun. An... Read more

  • Last work-day of the year

    12/29/2014 3:11:46 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    I work in multiple capacities: as a professor of history at two local colleges and as a computer programmer. Each of these three jobs is offic... Read more

  • Jaw dropping revelations.

    12/28/2014 11:38:23 AM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    Clearly, I knew I ate too much. After all, this weight didn't show up because I rolled around in bowls of gravy or sugar. So when I resumed tra... Read more

  • Boxing Day

    12/26/2014 1:48:22 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    Boxing day is the 26 December, a day celebrated in England and much of the former British Empire. Since I am teaching three courses in English h... Read more

  • Boxing Day

    12/26/2014 1:48:22 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    Boxing day is the 26 December, a day celebrated in England and much of the former British Empire. Since I am teaching three courses in English h... Read more

  • Merry Christmas

    12/25/2014 11:06:58 AM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    Today is going to be a low-key day for Jeff and me. We have to go visit my mother later, but it should not be too stressful. She tires easily a... Read more

  • Glad to be here.

    12/22/2014 10:26:31 AM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    Sometimes the better answers come when I ask the better questions. Much of how I interpret my world is based upon how I frame my outlook and per... Read more

  • Turning around

    12/20/2014 9:10:04 AM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    I have a pretty good car. Nothing fancy or luxurious, but not bottom of the barrel either. One of the ways in which it performs well is that it... Read more

  • Divertimenti

    12/17/2014 1:49:40 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    How easily the little interruption turns into a long-term absence. My boredom and frustration resulted in a "little break". Almost half a ... Read more

  • Documenting the past and moving on.......

    12/3/2014 3:51:21 PM, by KIMBERLYNIQUEL

    It's almost 2015 and I'm sitting here looking over old posts. I've grown q... Read more

  • Still pushing along

    12/2/2014 1:22:14 PM, by TENS_GIRL75

    Start stop start stop...that is the story of my life at this point. Back in September I attempted WW, it was okay and I had results (lost about ... Read more

  • Cleburne 11K

    11/15/2014 8:53:18 PM, by WALKSFAR

    We started walking at 8:30 and it was a chilly 39 degrees. The walk started at Hulen Park which is already decorated for Christmas. Read more

  • Here, but not really here.

    11/5/2014 9:26:29 AM, by RKTHETEXGAL

    Well, lately I have been present here, while slightly less than normal, but I wasnt all here. I started slacking on my challenges and logging fo... Read more

  • Waring - 20Ks

    10/26/2014 8:53:07 PM, by WALKSFAR

    Did a 10K on Saturday at Camp Capers in Waring. Half of this walk was ... Read more

  • Holding on to OLD clothes and ditching OLD habits

    10/25/2014 2:44:24 PM, by RKTHETEXGAL

    So, today, as I once again plucked my old jeans from the depths of my close... Read more

  • Turkey Canyon Trail

    10/14/2014 10:32:14 AM, by WALKSFAR

    Looks like an eagle's nest. ... Read more

  • Argentina Trail - Lincoln National Forest - 10k

    10/10/2014 9:22:34 PM, by WALKSFAR

    We hiked today out in the woods of New Mexico. Cold to start with and it was trying to rain on us as we finished up. Read more

  • Plains 10K

    10/9/2014 5:57:06 PM, by WALKSFAR

    Plains is the county seat of Yokum county. We passed through there this morning and did a 10K. They have a nice park with a paved walking path.... Read more

  • Brownfield 10K

    10/8/2014 10:13:56 PM, by WALKSFAR

    We had great weather and enjoyed walking in this small west Texas town. The walk started at the Chamber of Commerce with this huge arrow. ... Read more

  • Castroville 10K

    10/5/2014 3:06:32 PM, by WALKSFAR

    Castroville is a historic little town with a rich cultural heritage nestled in the Medina River Valley just 15 miles west of San Antonio. It is k... Read more

  • back at it...

    10/2/2014 8:50:16 AM, by RKTHETEXGAL

    For the last week i kinda fell off on my activity around here. I wasnt off my rocker just binging, i just wasnt here to track it all or even log... Read more

  • Emma Long Park - Austin, TX

    9/28/2014 2:34:07 PM, by WALKSFAR

    We walked the Turkey Creek Trail which is a lollipop: an out and back trail with a loop at the end. It was misting rain when we first started s... Read more

  • Taking time to take care of ME!

    9/26/2014 11:52:40 PM, by TRYN2SURVIVE

    It seems like all my life, at least since I've been on my own as an adult, I've tried to fit time for me after everyone else. Well, today I took... Read more

  • First real temptation hurdle - aced it!

    9/25/2014 7:33:58 AM, by TRYN2SURVIVE

    Yesterday my company had an event where they provided lunch, cheeseburgers and all the fixins - chips and a large cookie. I ate the cheeseburger... Read more

  • Under the first target weight goal - feels good!

    9/24/2014 7:25:47 AM, by TRYN2SURVIVE

    On the scales today, I am one lb under my target weight goal. Looking at it, it just doesn't seem real. I haven't been this weight in several y... Read more

  • Weird to be feeling better

    9/23/2014 11:10:03 PM, by TRYN2SURVIVE

    I keep trying to find reasons to feel bad. I don't know why, no one really likes to feel bad. I have so many people who jump at any opportunity... Read more

  • Today I did it!

    9/22/2014 7:50:52 AM, by TRYN2SURVIVE

    This morning the scale moved again. I am at my first goal weight, and also, I no longer weigh in the 300's. It feels marvelous. I ho... Read more

  • Shoreaces 10K

    9/21/2014 2:10:00 PM, by WALKSFAR

    Shoreacres is a small community south of LaPorte right on the Gulf of Mexico. It is home to the Houston Yacht Club which the walk included. ... Read more

  • Almost there!

    9/21/2014 6:45:47 AM, by TRYN2SURVIVE

    The scale moved down again this morning. I'm now within one lb of reaching my first goal weight. This feels better than any pepsi I have ever d... Read more

  • More Energy cascades into other parts of my life

    9/20/2014 10:53:52 PM, by TRYN2SURVIVE

    Weight was still down today. I didn't lose any, and what's more important, I didn't gain any. I've got it in my mind that I'll step on the scal... Read more

  • Lost 2 more - what is going on?

    9/19/2014 7:36:46 AM, by TRYN2SURVIVE

    I jumped on the scale today - well actually stepped gingerly - at my weight if I jump on the scales I'm likely to get a broken scale - anyway....... Read more

  • Only 4 to go!

    9/18/2014 7:52:07 AM, by TRYN2SURVIVE

    Looking at the scale this morning it finally sunk in - I've only got four pounds to go for my first goal weight. Now, don't get me wrong, I've g... Read more

  • What a surprise!

    9/17/2014 7:32:46 AM, by TRYN2SURVIVE

    I jumped on the scale today not expecting anything and the dial moved down one more pound. I realize most of this is probably water weight, but ... Read more

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