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  • July 4, 2015

    7/4/2015 12:29:27 PM, by POSITIVEWOMEN

    Surprised to see me? I am too. Last night I had checked SP then I decided to see what Christmas movie was on Hallmark. As I was watching y... Read more

  • Happy 4th

    7/3/2015 11:23:30 AM, by POSITIVEWOMEN

    Hallmark just started their Christmas in July. Really? They could not wait until after July 4? Today my son works from 8-2. We need to ... Read more

  • July 2, 2015

    7/2/2015 8:27:34 PM, by POSITIVEWOMEN

    The last 24 hours have been busy! July 1: My son worked 8-2 at the camp. He had a small cavity and I thought his app was at 2:40. It ... Read more

  • July 1, 2015

    7/1/2015 11:57:45 AM, by POSITIVEWOMEN

    My plans changed today. Good thing I am flexible! The 1st is my shopping day but since my son wants me to take him to the dentist, I decided to... Read more

  • June 30, 2015

    6/30/2015 6:41:47 PM, by POSITIVEWOMEN

    OMG I thought I would never get to my blog today. Yesterday: I was multi tasking in the morning. Watching Home and Family, washing clo... Read more

  • June 29, 2015

    6/29/2015 12:43:15 PM, by POSITIVEWOMEN

    I can not believe I wrote July instead of June yesterday! I have so much on my mind! This week is crazy for my son and he expects me to remembe... Read more

  • July 28, 2015

    6/28/2015 12:50:09 PM, by POSITIVEWOMEN

    Yesterday as I was writing my blog, I thought..I joined Pinterst last July maybe August. I was so excited about what I was finding. It was like... Read more

  • Types of jobs & facing adjustments

    6/27/2015 9:25:25 PM, by WESTCHESTERGAL

    My husband & I have been thru a lot the last 2 yrs. Caring for his father for 5 months, then suddenly he falls out of bed, in the hospital for a... Read more

  • Why I want to lose weight

    6/20/2015 9:15:54 PM, by DIANNEMT

    Posting this here so I see it!! I NEED to remember WHY and then DO IT! I want to lose weight so that-- I can look great! I can continue ... Read more

  • Getting ready for the 5% Summer Challenge

    6/15/2015 6:21:13 PM, by DIANNEMT

    Summer 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment • I will do at least 10 minutes of cardio every day—if just walking, I need to do 20 minutes at ... Read more

  • Weddings

    6/7/2015 8:14:45 AM, by SARAWMS48

    Once again, I have quit smoking. It has been six days now and I'm glad I did it. My body started the process by getting a horrid cough while I ... Read more

  • Toad Walk

    5/30/2015 11:03:53 AM, by KBEHNKE81

    My daughter and I went for a walk in the rain last night after dark. We were planning a brisk mile and a half, but it turned into a treacherous, ... Read more

  • So much happening--and then I'll be alone

    5/23/2015 11:39:18 AM, by DIANNEMT

    So much has happened. DD3 graduated from college--what a beautiful ceremony at Michigan Technological University. She graduated with honors in ... Read more

  • Recap March & April 2015

    5/10/2015 8:08:04 PM, by KBEHNKE81

    CALORIES: Ugh, it's been a rough couple months around here (the last two weeks have been especially stressful) and my daily calorie count shows i... Read more

  • What's up? Lots--and nothing

    4/12/2015 6:55:43 PM, by DIANNEMT

    I haven't been posting. I should--it makes me think so I should! I have been to Philadelphia to visit a long-time friend and we had a ball. I hav... Read more

  • Old Friends

    4/12/2015 2:49:58 PM, by BEETEACHABLE

    A friend of mine were talking the other day, and I was telling her how much weight I had lost. I have reached my goal weight and then some, but ... Read more

  • Moving Right Along

    4/11/2015 10:05:05 PM, by BEETEACHABLE

    This is why I am never on everyday there is a million things to do. I am handling things much better learning to go with the flow ev... Read more

  • Spring

    3/30/2015 8:24:06 AM, by SARAWMS48

    The coming days are supposed to be warm and sunny, but I'm sure we'll have more cool, rainy days. In the last few weeks, I washed some curtains t... Read more

  • Renewing my commitment

    3/21/2015 4:43:38 PM, by DIANNEMT

    I am focusing on "me" again--on my health and fitness. My weight is creeping up but the size 10 jeans still fit so I am watching a bit more close... Read more

  • February 2015 update

    3/1/2015 4:07:44 PM, by KBEHNKE81

    >KEEPING THE ACTIVITY STREAK ALIVE. As of 2/28/15 I am at day 537 of my minimum 10 minutes a day activity streak. I see in my January post I indi... Read more

  • Trying harder, trying differently

    2/19/2015 8:52:56 AM, by SARAWMS48

    My continual effort to reach my goal of getting back under 200 pounds is being slowed down by how I manage to cheat. While I made it through Va... Read more

  • Snow end in sight!

    2/16/2015 5:08:36 PM, by ILUVTTV

    It has snowed and snowed and snowed! We are about a foot away from an all time record! I have lived in Massachusetts my whole life and have man... Read more

  • Dealing with new reality

    2/7/2015 8:45:45 AM, by SARAWMS48

    My husband's mother went into the hospital in early November, then to a nursing home until early January, and is now in assisted-living. Our liv... Read more

  • January 2015 Goal Summary

    2/1/2015 4:46:13 PM, by KBEHNKE81

    >KEEPING THE ACTIVITY STREAK ALIVE. As of 1/31/15 I am at day 509 of my minimum 15 minutes a day activity streak. Although mentally, my goal is 2... Read more

  • It's Ok to Take Care of Me - No - It's a Necessity!

    1/26/2015 7:44:42 PM, by JUSTDREAMN

    Wow - it has been a Long while since I last posted a Blog. I suppose at some points I didn't feel like there was much in my life that would inte... Read more

  • I may not be able to walk tomorrow but ...

    1/24/2015 10:04:34 PM, by KBEHNKE81

    I may not be able to walk tomorrow but my 10K today was great. Well, actually the first 8K was great and the last 2, well, let's just say my hams... Read more

  • Long Overdue!

    1/18/2015 3:27:13 PM, by ILUVTTV

    Plimoth Plantation ... Read more

  • Full plate diet

    1/18/2015 1:54:41 PM, by SUEPER89

    I am trying to follow the Full Plate diet. I am trying to gradually add more fibe tr to my diet in the form of fruit, veggies and whole grains an... Read more

  • Day 4 - Give yourself credit

    1/15/2015 12:10:52 AM, by BACKTOTEN12

    Ok, I did a lot better on sitting down to eat. I did eat a bite of toast while I got my tea at breakfast and a nut when I was making my salad for... Read more

  • i did not eat my feelings today...yet

    1/12/2015 12:36:30 PM, by STLCARDSFANS05

    feeling eatin is ridiculously typical. my smart girl brain is aware that it is an excuse, a cop-out, or a display of weakness. the anger ... Read more

  • First loss since Christmas

    1/11/2015 9:22:13 AM, by SARAWMS48

    Eating correctly is becoming easier with each day. At my visit to the doctor, he said I had gained 5 pounds since two years ago. That was not a... Read more

  • Beck - Day 3 Eat Standing up

    1/11/2015 7:07:54 AM, by BACKTOTEN12

    Well, this is a difficult one for me. I like to eat on the run a lot. Oh, I do sit to eat dinner but sometimes I eat breakfast standing at the co... Read more

  • Beck Diet - Day 2 Pick 2 diet programs

    1/10/2015 5:56:22 PM, by BACKTOTEN12

    For my diet programs, I am picking Spark diet and the South Beach diet. I think I'll kind of blend the 2 together. I can create my own menus usin... Read more

  • Winter 5% Challenge

    1/4/2015 12:52:46 PM, by DIANNEMT

    The Winter 5% Challenge starts on Saturday. I am in maintenance--no way can I lose 5% more weight--that would be 7-8 pounds and I am already in t... Read more

  • Goals for 2015

    1/3/2015 7:58:55 PM, by SARAWMS48

    This year brought a return to weighing consistently over 200 pounds for the first time in the last four years. I hate to see the numbers, but I ... Read more

  • Onward!

    1/2/2015 2:16:56 PM, by SUEPER89

    Got myself out to the gym again today! Used the eliptical and weight machines. I was thinking while I was on the eliptical that I have a ton of t... Read more

  • 2015 THEME - Actively Seeking Optimum Health

    1/1/2015 10:29:15 PM, by LINDIEMAE

    Yup not doing resolutions this year, doing a theme that should get me through the year with the results I need. I will thank my friend Dianne for... Read more

  • December 2014 goal summary

    1/1/2015 3:06:10 PM, by KBEHNKE81

    >KEEPING THE ACTIVITY STREAK ALIVE. As of 12/31/14 I am at day 478 of my minimum 10 minutes a day activity streak (recently upped the minimum goa... Read more

  • 2014--Ups and Downs

    12/31/2014 8:19:02 PM, by LECATES

    It sure has been a long year in this household---definitely have a great deal of things I don't want to have to repeat---but also some things tha... Read more

  • My Theme for 2015

    12/31/2014 7:49:37 PM, by DIANNEMT

    I read the article about choosing a them for the year instead of doing resolutions--makes sense to me. So--my theme is "look better and feel bet... Read more

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