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    1/25/2015 12:15:14 PM, by REYNOLDSDJ

    Yesterday was another fun-filled day with my sister! Well let me rephrase that...the end of the day was fun. You see, I had to go watch my son ... Read more

  • Party

    1/25/2015 9:28:48 AM, by SWEETMAMA227

    Went to a fancy party last night. I didn't do too bad considering the atmosphere. I only had 1 cocktail, kept my meal portions small, and had a s... Read more

  • Skate Night and Kettle bells and a NSV

    1/24/2015 9:11:12 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    Tonight the boys had Skate Night for their school - it was a fun night for them and their friends and now they are having a sleepover with a tota... Read more

  • Enjoying my second week back

    1/23/2015 12:00:14 PM, by MOMTOCONNOR2003

    So I have now been active since January 5th and have lost 7 pounds. I am so happy and hopefully that I will reach my 10 pound goal by February 5... Read more

  • Tough week and goldfish

    1/23/2015 9:56:04 AM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    So I haven't blogged in a while and I've been having a tough week - I think it is partly because of the fact that we had a great weekend of skiin... Read more

  • it's friday

    1/23/2015 9:15:58 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! another week of work will be completed today. i am happy to have a job. my daughter says hi! all the birds say hi,t... Read more


    1/22/2015 9:38:44 PM, by REYNOLDSDJ

    Today I met with my nutritionist, other wise known as my friend...but she really is a nutritionist. She gave me some really excellent advice on f... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/22/2015 10:03:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. i will make sure to get outdoors for a while and enjoy it. my daughter is doing well and says hi! all of the bi... Read more


    1/22/2015 1:06:33 AM, by REYNOLDSDJ

    Do you ever get that insatiable feeling that you and the Cookie Monster are intertwined in some sort of strange, unexplainable, mysterious way? T... Read more

  • Photo-A-Week: Week 3 EAT

    1/21/2015 9:25:06 PM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    My dinner ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/21/2015 9:13:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    another day of work. my daughter sends hugs to all. all the birds are doing well. I am doing alright and keeping up with my exercise, healthy eat... Read more


    1/21/2015 12:28:28 AM, by REYNOLDSDJ

    Today I had to show off my mad skills by performing my cartwheel to my co-workers, principal and the principal's kid. You see when I tried this e... Read more

  • So far so good!

    1/20/2015 8:50:01 PM, by MOMTOCONNOR2003

    I have been doing great for the past couple days. This is why I love Monday through Friday. structure is my friend. I have been trying new recipe... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/20/2015 11:07:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through a week of work. i am now into my second week of work. so far, i am really enjoying it. my daughter says hi! all of the birds ar... Read more


    1/20/2015 12:15:00 AM, by REYNOLDSDJ

    Alright Spark People, it has happened to me as I'm sure it has to so many of you...I have become obsessed with Sparkpeople. I always loved being ... Read more

  • Me

    1/19/2015 7:59:41 PM, by SWEETMAMA227

    I am feeling better about myself. I have more energy and motivation. I can do it this time.... Read more

  • Runners with Lymphedema~I Need to Hear From YOU

    1/18/2015 12:11:09 PM, by DEECANDOITAGAIN

    I have been happier and just down right hopeful, since re-lighting my spark over the holidays. I'm actually doing well with my calorie range, whi... Read more

  • Skiing and family

    1/18/2015 9:09:47 AM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    This weekend was very much needed and is very much appreciated! We are having a great time - the boys did a great job with getting on the slopes ... Read more

  • Feels

    1/18/2015 5:07:51 AM, by SWEETMAMA227

    Today I am kinda tired. I have exercised every morning for the last week. Today I am going to do it in the evening to switch it up a bit.... Read more


    1/17/2015 11:46:07 PM, by REYNOLDSDJ

    Tonight was the night! I did it! After many sleepless nights and a lot of encouragement from my sisters, I finally did a cartwheel! You see befo... Read more

  • 16 years OLD.

    1/17/2015 9:41:08 PM, by KERMIE67

    Well my baby girl turns 16 tomorrow. She is one of the greatest JOYS in my... Read more

  • New Glasses and Other Ramblings

    1/17/2015 7:18:14 PM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    I picked up my new glasses today. I had to get bifocals. Does that mean I'm getting old? I'm still getting used to them. These are my ol... Read more

  • Health

    1/17/2015 5:36:06 AM, by SWEETMAMA227

    To me health means doing something every day to stay active and eating right.... Read more

  • Parenthood

    1/16/2015 1:39:37 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    One of the shows I have really enjoyed over the last couple of years is Parenthood - it always hit home with me - I guess because during its run,... Read more

  • Inhale

    1/16/2015 1:17:19 PM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    Inhale deep enough and you might be able to smell the lovely aromas of the green chili I'm fixing for dinner. Read more

  • Workout 2

    1/16/2015 5:34:09 AM, by SWEETMAMA227

    I know I've had a good workout when I hit more than 20% of my daily steps before I go to work in the morning.... Read more

  • Doing good

    1/15/2015 5:47:24 AM, by SWEETMAMA227

    I have been getting up extra early in the morning to get a great workout in before going to work.... Read more


    1/15/2015 12:14:38 AM, by REYNOLDSDJ

    Been one of those kind of days. All I can say is you can't fix stupid and you can't reason with a crazy person. Like a real trooper I ate 2 cook... Read more

  • One Month and my niece's birthday

    1/14/2015 8:28:14 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    So it has now been a month since my mom died and I have been thinking about her every single day and I miss her so much. So many thoughts have go... Read more

  • Workout

    1/14/2015 5:34:42 AM, by SWEETMAMA227

    I know I've had a good workout when my heart is pumping and I feel great!... Read more


    1/13/2015 10:20:41 PM, by REYNOLDSDJ

    Today was such a better day: Students were great! Got my yoga on Stayed within my caloric range Mr. Grumpy didn't make me cook dinner. ... Read more

  • Photo-A-Week: Week 2 COLD

    1/13/2015 1:06:44 PM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    My backyard: My car. My neighbor shoveled my driveway for me. ... Read more

  • A good weigh in this Tuesday

    1/13/2015 4:55:53 AM, by AHMAZING2

    I weighed in at 188 and I went down in other measurements by 2.5 inches. Not as good as I'd hoped but not terrible either. It's always a good day... Read more

  • Mrs. Grumpy-Butt

    1/12/2015 10:29:01 PM, by REYNOLDSDJ

    Well as the saying goes, God don't like ugly! That's right...after my writing about Mr. Grumpy-Butt last night, guess who was Mrs. Grumpy-Butt to... Read more

  • Back at it.

    1/12/2015 7:50:53 PM, by GOODBYEXL

    I am back after a long hiatus. It has been costly in terms of pounds gained and overall health. I successfully tracked for 1 week...this is da... Read more

  • Motivation

    1/12/2015 10:41:09 AM, by SWEETMAMA227

    I find it hard to stay on track. I am trying SparkCoach to see if it will help. Wish me luck !... Read more

  • Mr. Grumpy-Butt

    1/11/2015 10:29:43 PM, by REYNOLDSDJ

    After 27 years of wedded bliss I have found the key ingredients to cooking...a glass of wine and Michael Buble'. You see for 27 years it has been... Read more

  • it's sunday

    1/11/2015 3:04:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm getting what i need ready for work this week, today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hello,hello. a catch up day for me. i may not ... Read more

  • The 3rd A is Authenticity

    1/11/2015 2:31:40 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    So the third and last A of Awesome according to Neil Pastricha is Authenticity! In essence: "Be who you are, do what you love, let your hear... Read more

  • The ticker is once again moving to the right.

    1/11/2015 11:00:02 AM, by AHMAZING2

    Enjoying the vaca time. Got a lot done & it feels great. Back on track with the weight loss ticker once again moving slow but steady to the right... Read more

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