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The Weather
7/10/2014 10:23:00 PM,  5 COMMENTS

27 27 27 27 27 The weather around here has been downright uncooperative for exercising outside the last few days. It's either much too hot a...  Read more

TAMWIL2

Week 5 - Day 33 - Sometimes There's a Light!
7/10/2014 10:07:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, I've been slumping - admitted it and scales were confirming but my body told me too - depression was worse - feeling fat! So yesterday I came h...  Read more

MELITAG

Week 5 - Day 31 - I Can Tell I'm Slumping
7/8/2014 9:16:30 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Easy way to see if you are keeping with it - my last blog was over one week ago - when you get in a slump you back slide at everything - all kinds of...  Read more

MELITAG

The Blog of Boredom
7/8/2014 2:55:49 PM,  7 COMMENTS

So today I left my phone at home, and work is slow. I have things I can do but I just don't want to DO any of them. I've been feeling like that a lot...  Read more

ADARKARA

More fireworks!
7/6/2014 11:19:14 PM,  3 COMMENTS

283 232 283 195 283 232 283 Tonight was the BIG 4th celebration for the city. It's a tradition for the symphony orchestra to perform in t...  Read more

TAMWIL2

Week 4 - Day 25 - In A Slump
7/2/2014 9:33:13 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So I took off the watch my snacks from my challenge list cause I was doing so well and like a naughty child I snacked - one night right before bed aft...  Read more

MELITAG

Gold Star Day (with a little planning)
7/1/2014 11:59:31 PM,  5 COMMENTS

8 It's the first day of July and I've kicked off the month with a gold star day. I reached all of my daily goals AND I came in within my calorie...  Read more

TAMWIL2

Week 4 - Day 23
6/30/2014 9:26:33 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Not much different today - I did a walk at lunchtime because I knew I was not running tonight - that way I got in my steps. Worked in the garden when...  Read more

MELITAG

Week 4 - Day 22 - Lessons Learned In A New Life Style
6/29/2014 8:15:31 PM,  0 COMMENTS

The good thing about keeping this fairly consistent blog is that I can see what is and is not working - I see what I am really putting into this thing...  Read more

MELITAG

Week 3 - Day 19 - Baby on the way - no time for health
6/26/2014 9:44:31 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Bad day for Sparking - it was humid out - too humid to walk at lunch because I would have been all sweaty for the second half of my work day. Had to...  Read more

MELITAG

What I Learned From My Canadian Vacation
6/26/2014 10:05:09 AM,  18 COMMENTS

1. My Mother-in-Law likes to show she loves us by buying us things, including food. 2. Never mention that you're saving up for a new car to MIL,...  Read more

ADARKARA

Week 3 - Day 19 - Still In Limbo
6/25/2014 9:30:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Kept the cell phone by my bed last night in case the baby arrives - all night long it vibrated with useless garbage texts but I had to look each time...  Read more

MELITAG

We Interrupt this Habit...
6/25/2014 1:09:35 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, this past Saturday STUNK! 1. I drove 3.5+ hours to Kansas City to watch my favorite baseball team only get 3 hits and lose 2-1. 2...  Read more

SLIMMERSUSAN10

Quick ruminations
6/24/2014 11:54:29 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I really need to free up more of my schedule in order to blog but for now a quick one will have to do. I've really been thinking about why this j...  Read more

TAMWIL2

Week 3 - Day 18 - It's a Roller Coaster Ride
6/24/2014 8:41:33 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Last night after I posted I started getting terrific chest pain - not a heart attack but strange enough that I thought maybe I was having a panic atta...  Read more

MELITAG

Week 3 - Day 17 - Fat or Family? - They don't play well together
6/23/2014 9:13:32 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Not a good day - I did walk at work and came home and immediately did my Biggest Loser DVD - crammed in a hastily made fish sandwich and went to Bruce...  Read more

MELITAG

Week 3 - Day 16
6/22/2014 9:41:58 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Scales have stayed the same - all of last week and I have one pound less to show for it. Today I measured - must have measured wrong last week but me...  Read more

MELITAG

End of Week Two - Not Going As Planned
6/20/2014 9:38:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Hopped on the scale - still up at pound this AM - Fridays are order out for us - I tried to keep it fairly healthy but at home the scales said up anot...  Read more

MELITAG

Week 2 - Day 13 - No Motivation - No Diet!
6/19/2014 9:59:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm almost at my 2 week mark - last week I watched the pounds come off quickly - this week I am still only down 1 pound and if it does not get better...  Read more

MELITAG

Week 2 - Day 12
6/18/2014 9:45:29 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Not a good day - there was a list an arm long to accomplish and me time suffered. I did eat a healthy lunch at a very tempting restaurant but I also...  Read more

MELITAG

Week 2 - Day 11 - If It Don't Get You One Way It Gets You Another
6/17/2014 8:37:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm a scale fanatic - I admit it and I'm not changing - hopped on this AM to 1/2 lb gain - I've been exceptional in my eating so that was a momentary...  Read more

MELITAG

Week 2 - Day 10 - The Force Is Against Me
6/16/2014 10:15:42 PM,  2 COMMENTS

A Monday - I was anxious for a change to get to work because I wanted to see if I could do better at the 21 Day Flex - seems as though my co-worker is...  Read more

MELITAG

Forming a Habit!
6/16/2014 12:37:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, I overcame my challenge of the Wellness Center being closed. Thankfully the town where I live has a lovely lake. I walked downtown this evenin...  Read more

SLIMMERSUSAN10

Our fitness trail
6/15/2014 10:05:31 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My niece decided she wanted to walk the fitness trail today so she came up and asked me to take her. We meandered (she doesn't like to walk fast and w...  Read more

TAMWIL2

Week Two - Day 9
6/15/2014 8:45:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Not much to report today - I'm changing little things - had cottage cheese topped with a bean salad for lunch - sounds gross but it wasn't bad and it...  Read more

MELITAG

A Blessing in Disguise?
6/14/2014 11:54:38 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, I've now seen photos all over Facebook of my "man friend" with his girlfriend and it's driving me batty! I'm not going to be immature and unfri...  Read more

SLIMMERSUSAN10

Week Two - Week One Was A SUCCESS
6/14/2014 9:14:56 PM,  1 COMMENTS

As promised I weighed myself first thing this AM - Drum Roll Please.......4 pounds! I am satisfied - not elated but satisfied and not depressed so th...  Read more

MELITAG

Day 7 - Week 1 Complete
6/13/2014 9:34:53 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm surprised it has been a week already! There was no working out at work today - it was my work out partners day off and she has the DVD - Fridays...  Read more

MELITAG

A Better Day!
6/12/2014 11:53:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was MUCH better! I didn't have as much sleep as I'd like to have due to the fact that I'm not one who sleeps through storms. Tonight should be...  Read more

SLIMMERSUSAN10

Day 6 Of My Challenge
6/12/2014 7:33:49 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, the boasts of the 21 Day Fix not hurting much were premature. Last night I woke with very sore back legs so I rolled to my tummy - my abs objec...  Read more

MELITAG

Throwback Thursday
6/12/2014 1:55:55 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Pic of me in Montreal about to get on a flight to the Azores in 2007. ...  Read more

ADARKARA

2014 Summer 5% challenge 1
6/11/2014 11:45:05 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today I'm tasked with writing down my exercise goals and plans to achieve them. I have already started my 100 day streak and will still be working on...  Read more

TAMWIL2

Failure...and lots of it!
6/11/2014 11:09:06 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Looking back over my blogs the last few months, I've noticed one HUGE thing. Everything I've tried to do up to this point, I've failed at. 1....  Read more

SLIMMERSUSAN10

Day 5 Of My Challenge
6/11/2014 9:59:07 PM,  0 COMMENTS

The tough part about taking on something new is that there are so many old things you cannot ignore. For me it is being a wife and mother and working...  Read more

MELITAG

Day 4 Of My Challenge
6/10/2014 9:22:41 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I mentioned The 21 Day Fix Yesterday - I was surprised that my legs were only barely sore this morning and everything else seemed to work fine - today...  Read more

MELITAG

The Ringing Rocks of Upper Black Eddy, PA
6/10/2014 2:06:53 PM,  13 COMMENTS

After a little juggling and more than a little miscommunication, our plans did, in fact, go through! Bestie and I planned a double date for us an...  Read more

ADARKARA

Day 3 Of My Challenge
6/9/2014 9:40:20 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Funny how things just seem to fall into place once you put your mind to something. At work one of my co-workers has decided to do the 21 day somethin...  Read more

MELITAG

Day 2 Of My Challenge
6/8/2014 8:56:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Once again the weekend is the easy part - tomorrow when I'm stuck at work sitting behind a desk and feeling wiped out when I finally get home, that wi...  Read more

MELITAG

Biggest Loser Off-Road Challenge Tuxedo, NY
6/8/2014 4:49:54 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Oh, lord. I thought the first one was hard....this one was a bitch. Tara described it really well when we were talking. She said the Citi Field race w...  Read more

SHEWWIMONSTER

Day 1 Of My Challenge
6/7/2014 8:48:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well to be perfectly honest Saturday is an easy day to meet my challenges - I have lots more time to work out and to eat early. So I am not even goin...  Read more

MELITAG

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