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  • New Beginning

    11/9/2014 9:17:09 AM, by JHORNE826

    A new beginning today. Lost 92 pounds, but put back on 40. Time to start over.... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/8/2014 12:45:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    a windy and mostly rainy day here today. spending some solo time with my daughter before she goes on a sleepover at her friend's place tonight. w... Read more


    11/8/2014 11:50:18 AM, by READYRUBBIES


  • it's friday

    11/7/2014 10:22:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    hurray! the weekend is here! i have signed up to do some volunteer work through the previous school i attended. i like to learn new things and he... Read more

  • Day 113 of 135 - Does driving burn calories?

    11/7/2014 7:41:29 AM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    I saw on my friend feed tracked driving so it got me thinking, how does driving burn calories? So I looked it up and there are differences of opi... Read more

  • I don't think I'm a Paleo Person.

    11/6/2014 7:58:34 AM, by THORSTADA

    Well, Day 24 of my modified Whole 30 and I think I am going to add back some grains. I have a sore foot and one finger. I think I just have thi... Read more

  • 30 Days of Thankfulness

    11/5/2014 7:53:52 PM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    On Facebook, I post daily (try to anyways) 30 days of thankfulness for the month of November. Although I feel we should be thankful everyday of ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/5/2014 10:37:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful fall day here today! woo hoo! i heard about another job opportunity from the same agency that told me about two others. i will know m... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/4/2014 9:35:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to catch up on some errands and to continue to work on my online courses. my daughter is now learning french at school. she knows some word... Read more

  • Day 109 of 135- Parents are not around forever:(

    11/3/2014 3:07:39 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    My mom is no better but no worse. After facilitating a transfer to a much better medical center where her doctors are, I'm going to head home for... Read more

  • a new day

    11/3/2014 9:37:05 AM, by MOMMY445

    a cool day here today. so i will do things mostly indoors. my daughter went to a swim party at the local ymca yesterday for a few hours and she l... Read more

  • a new week

    11/2/2014 11:57:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    a very full week is coming up for me. i'll have my online course work to do, appointments to keep, errands to run and continuing my job search. i... Read more

  • Day 108 of 135 - update on my mom

    11/2/2014 1:13:23 AM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    My mom is doing a bit better but still not great - they are talking about discharging her tomorrow but she still hasn't eaten much and hasn't rea... Read more

  • happy saturday

    11/1/2014 10:55:45 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter decided to go as a zombie for halloween. we covered quite a bit of ground when we went trick or treating last night. she is off now w... Read more

  • Welcoming a new month

    11/1/2014 7:34:36 AM, by MALEXANDER4

    Well another month come and gone. Changes this month? I've seen a few. I'm fi... Read more


    10/31/2014 4:44:03 PM, by READYRUBBIES

    S,AND NEW YEAR'S. TH... Read more

  • happy halloween!

    10/31/2014 3:28:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    i still do not know what costume my daughter will be wearing for halloween! i heard from my good friend who is overseas. he told me he will help ... Read more

  • It's been a long month

    10/30/2014 10:50:38 PM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    It is been a long month. With my mom being in the nursing home, my eating habits haven't been the best and I haven't ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/30/2014 10:08:14 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter has a halloween party at school tomorrow. she told me that i will be surprised when i see her halloween costume. she won't tell me wh... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/29/2014 9:24:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get some errands done, including getting some much needed groceries. my daughter is soooooo excited about halloween! on the weekend, she... Read more

  • Day 103 of 135 - Worried about my mom

    10/28/2014 3:00:36 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    Thanks everyone for all the wishes and prayers for my moms health. She is currently stable in the hospital but still sick. She was diagnosed with... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/28/2014 9:56:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    i did hear back on my assessments yesterday morning and i did not do well enough to pass. therefore i cannot get into that women's program right ... Read more

  • Feeling conflicted

    10/27/2014 3:10:20 PM, by DOILIEQUEEN

    My mom fell and fractured her pelvis last month. Then she had a stroke a few days later. For a few days, we weren't sure if she would make it. ... Read more

  • I am an addict

    10/27/2014 9:41:12 AM, by ZANNBEE

    I've always known that I love carbs. I love bread and cookies and pasta and cake and and and......you get the idea. Since discovering that I... Read more

  • it's monday

    10/27/2014 9:27:17 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a beautiful,sunny cool day here today. i am already going for a long walk outdoors, in just a short while. my daughter is sooo excited for ... Read more

  • Day 101 of 135 - A Good and Bad Day

    10/26/2014 9:11:47 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    Today started out great - and yesterday was a bit difficult so i was so glad today started out well! Yesterday my little son and I butted heads a... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/26/2014 1:26:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is off right now with her aunt and uncle. they are treating her and my parents to lunch. my sister and her husband have a wedding ann... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/25/2014 9:28:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    i borrowed some movies from the local library the other day. i think i will make this a movie day. my daughter is on a play date with some of her... Read more

  • Day 99 of 135 - My anxious child

    10/24/2014 3:29:47 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    So my 8 year old has always been a worrier and has diagnosed generalized and separation anxiety that we have gotten therapy in the past for - it ... Read more

  • it's friday

    10/24/2014 9:35:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from my good friend the other day, the one who went overseas a few weeks ago. he is doing well and wants to know if i am doing well. a tr... Read more

  • 17.4 lbs gone so far!

    10/24/2014 5:47:51 AM, by CHELE0329

    Although I have been very busy, I started back exercising and eating right Sept. 23rd and I am done 17.4 lbs so far...the most I have lost and st... Read more

  • workouts

    10/23/2014 1:50:24 PM, by MSCHELLE0370

    I try to give 100% during my workout, but sometimes I get sidetracked. I need to keep the music going, free myself of distractions, and not take ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/23/2014 10:02:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day for me to catch up on my online course work as well as getting in some much needed exercise. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say chee... Read more

  • Day 97 of 135 - A week with my SPAT

    10/22/2014 7:19:23 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    I have had my SPAT a week now - the spark activity tracker- and I must say I love it. I still trying to figure out what else to use - I used to ... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/22/2014 1:51:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    i found out today that i did not get that job. that it was given to someone else. although that happened, i am okay with it. i was told of anothe... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/21/2014 10:17:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am ready for the job interview this afternoon. now i am taking some time to just relax. all of the birds say hi. my daughter sends hugs to all!... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    10/20/2014 10:20:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    i found out this morning that i have a job interview tomorrow afternoon. woo hoo! i am soo excited about it! it is for a 3 month opportunity, wit... Read more

  • hurray!

    10/19/2014 12:01:13 PM, by MOMMY445

    i received a thank you card from my good friend who is overseas, for the birthday card i sent to him by email. that made my day! my daughter is a... Read more

  • Day 94 of 135 - FOCUS for BLC

    10/19/2014 11:55:01 AM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    I love the weekend challenge this weekend for BLC 26 - it's about FOCUS and has a list of 26 things to focus on - to go with the marathon theme o... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/18/2014 2:00:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    hanging out at the library with my daughter for a while. this morning, we went to see a movie at a community day event at the local cinema. all o... Read more

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