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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 5

    9/22/2014 7:25:06 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    So yesterday, after a breakfast of eggs, sausage and bacon, I was not hungry the rest of the day. I had taken out a steak for my husband so he f... Read more

  • Welcome, Monday morning!

    9/22/2014 2:54:27 AM, by OPHELIE

    Energy is the word of the day for me. Yesterday, I had Schnitzel and a slice of cake at the farm fest, and yet, the scale went down again. I... Read more

  • Weigh-In -- 21Sep14

    9/21/2014 11:58:18 PM, by MT-MOONCHASER

    Up a partial pound this week. Didn't do too well with the food, but kept up the water and exercise. Sleep kind of went by the wayside t... Read more

  • Fire

    9/21/2014 8:50:18 PM, by DSCROW

    I have always been fearful of fire. When I was a child I remember the fire safety class as elementary school. I promptly came home and told my ... Read more

  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 4

    9/21/2014 8:14:18 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    It occurred to me last night that I haven't eaten much PTF food in the last two days. Went out to eat Friday and Sat nights but chose wisely, ni... Read more

  • Farm fest sunday

    9/21/2014 7:58:26 AM, by OPHELIE

    So, today is day 2 of the challenge. Day 1 was great, so I figured, I would make day 2 the same. We took the kids on a long walk to a farm ... Read more

  • Week 137...

    9/20/2014 10:22:24 PM, by DOVESEYES

    Hi From reading a few blogs this week it seems most people are feeling nostalgic about how they are doing and looking back over the time th... Read more

  • Fall Into the Habit!!!

    9/20/2014 12:12:37 PM, by 1BEARWIFE

    Most of us hear the word "habit", and it conjures up negative thoughts and images. It doesn't have to be so! We can develop new habits,... Read more

  • And so it begins!

    9/20/2014 8:14:11 AM, by OPHELIE

    Well, today is the official start of my first timed Spark Challenge! I am on the Tiger-Monarch team, and my goal is to lose... Read more

  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 3

    9/20/2014 7:35:47 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Last night we went to the Yacht Club for dinner and I had salad with oil and vinegar, chicken marsala with mushrooms, spinach and roasted parsnip... Read more

  • Second run with Brooks Ravenna

    9/20/2014 5:38:39 AM, by DSCROW

    The second run went really good. No sore ankle. Four miles instead of 5 because of time. I enjoyed the first chiropractic visit with the new c... Read more

  • Expectations for BLC 26 etc.

    9/19/2014 10:40:21 PM, by ZMICHE

    I have many expectations for the next 12 weeks. However I know that if I try to incorporate them all it won't be pretty. Especially considering t... Read more

  • Feeling good!

    9/19/2014 2:15:12 PM, by OPHELIE

    Today, the scale finally decided to be my friend! 83,9kg. Under 84, and -2 kg since Sept. 6th. I went down and back up in the 85's, and kept goin... Read more

  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD, DAY 2

    9/19/2014 8:23:29 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    So yesterday for lunch I had the buffalo chicken strips with mixed veggies and I thought it was a yummy lunch. And so easy. They recommend the ... Read more

  • Today I run :)

    9/19/2014 7:42:44 AM, by DSCROW

    I got new shoes last week before we had to deal with so much loss and have used them for one run. New shoes new biomechanics. So the jury is ou... Read more

  • It's Thursday

    9/18/2014 8:10:53 PM, by DSCROW

    It's the day of the long day. It went fine. I did get my 10,000 steps in,unlike yesterday that only achieved 3,000 steps. My rib hurts where I... Read more

  • Just looking at food makes me gain weight

    9/18/2014 10:11:35 AM, by CHOKOBOYSMOM

    Anybody else feel this way? I've cut back on my caloric intake and have maintained what Sparkpeople recommends for me, on my daily basis. ... Read more

  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD, DAY 1

    9/18/2014 9:25:30 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    My word, where did the year go? Can't believe anyone will even read my blogs but I'm starting a new adventure today and I'm going to blog about ... Read more

  • back on track!

    9/18/2014 2:48:24 AM, by OPHELIE

    Today will be a great day! Because I have decided that I won't let anything push me down, or frustrate me. First off, I got my invite to the... Read more

  • Fitting everything in today (exercise and quilting)

    9/17/2014 10:51:35 AM, by CHOKOBOYSMOM

    Today, I'm going to try something different. I brought my workout clothes to work with me. I'm going to get dressed and use my lunch hour to wa... Read more

  • Goals to the end of 2014

    9/17/2014 7:41:09 AM, by MARYDSAN

    My goals to the end of the year: Eat clean. Sleep 7-9 hrs/nite. Drink 64 oz water/day. Do workouts that are approved by my PT and MD. ... Read more

  • Today I Leave for Vacation

    9/17/2014 7:38:53 AM, by HEALTHYLU1

    I will be seeing family members and having fun. I got really lucky in the family lottery, my siblings are people I love and respect. My parents a... Read more

  • funeral today

    9/17/2014 7:07:47 AM, by DSCROW

    My church family says good bye to Chris today at a service that's just a little bit different. He wanted a celebration of praise and worship mus... Read more

  • frustration

    9/17/2014 4:22:31 AM, by OPHELIE

    Today, I feel like venting. I don't mean to be pessimistic, but I feel like screaming inside, I am so frustrated with the German administration. ... Read more

  • new beginnings

    9/16/2014 12:55:48 PM, by OPHELIE

    After the bigger kids, today was the littlest one's turn to start preschool. We went there on the bike, which she absolutely... Read more

  • Fall Is Knocking At The Back Door

    9/16/2014 11:07:00 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    You can tell fall is knocking at the back door as the weather is getting less humid, there is fog in the mornings and evenings, a person can remo... Read more

  • Sad day yesterday

    9/16/2014 6:47:59 AM, by DSCROW

    Chris passed around 3 am and early in the afternoon Emma passed away. She is a local 5 year old that lost a 2 year battle with a brain tumor and... Read more

  • Heavy heart this morning

    9/15/2014 8:29:04 AM, by DSCROW

    My heart is breaking for the family of a church member today as they inform us of his passing. I am so sad for this family and our churc... Read more

  • Monday morning

    9/15/2014 4:42:56 AM, by OPHELIE

    I had a good week end. I stayed on track with nutrition and fitness. I walked a lot. We also met new people who moved in our village from South A... Read more

  • Weigh-In -- 14Sep2014

    9/14/2014 11:35:14 PM, by MT-MOONCHASER

    Water heater is still working well, not so much the furnace. Today I got the pilot light lit and let the thermostat do its thing, but no blower.... Read more

  • What a great day yesterday and the Tide won as well!!!

    9/14/2014 8:27:00 AM, by DSCROW

    Ok I ran yesterday and then we went to the football game to the tune of 22,800 steps for the day. I had a 5 mile run in wonderful weather in the... Read more

  • About failure and success

    9/14/2014 4:53:18 AM, by OPHELIE

    So, I've had one of THESE weeks... Well, it was not that bad, but eye opening in a way. I started with a high level of motivation. I have f... Read more

  • Week 136... Oops Nearly Forgot to Blog...

    9/14/2014 4:52:12 AM, by DOVESEYES

    Hey there, What a lovely weekend I've had...worn out now but happy. Saturday: I met my BFF at a Chocolate Factory, and we had coffee... Read more

  • Crane, Sheep and Crafts

    9/13/2014 7:31:08 PM, by CELLOPLAYER1

    We had some cranes in our side yard. It appeared to be a mom, dad and baby. ... Read more

  • I rowed for 1/2 hour and swam for 1/2 hour

    9/13/2014 5:52:25 PM, by CHOKOBOYSMOM

    I was starting to feel like I was getting into a rut (bored with my current workout regimen). So, today, I decided to row for 1/2 hour and swim ... Read more

  • Lest run and then go to ALABAMA FOOTBALL

    9/13/2014 8:20:49 AM, by DSCROW

    Up and going for a run with my husband this morning. I plan a 5 mile but don't have my other running partner to keep the tempo today. I will mi... Read more

  • After a rest day

    9/13/2014 5:24:37 AM, by OPHELIE

    Yesterday, I took a rest day for myself. First off, it was another non stop kind of a day, with appointments (CPA, school fest, eldest coming bac... Read more

  • Chrysalis

    9/12/2014 7:50:54 AM, by DSCROW

    I went to bed late as I needed to wind down after getting in. At least late for me. I awoke early....? I will say I had a great day yesterday ... Read more

  • In Memory of 9/11

    9/11/2014 11:14:05 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    I'm hoping i can do this in memory and in honor of those who have had some one lost or injured or just have been affected by 9/11. I'm sure ever... Read more

  • Tired despite sleep

    9/11/2014 7:50:34 AM, by DSCROW

    I slept 9 hours according to fit bit! but I am still tired. Last night I faded sitting in the chair around 8:30. I am up and I am dressed and I... Read more

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