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  • Self Awareness

    4/25/2015 8:59:32 PM, by 56ROSE

    Well, I didn't make it through Vegan Week, but, truthfully, I'm ok with that. I'm beginning to understand my nutritional needs better and that's ... Read more

  • A little goal accomplished

    4/21/2015 9:10:58 AM, by ROBBIEMARIE

    I'm not much of a blogger but yesterday one of the goals I set for the day led a fellow sparker (Karen42boys) to ask me to post my result. ... Read more

  • Vegan Week

    4/17/2015 12:58:23 PM, by 56ROSE

    Vegan Week, sponsored by Compassion over Killing, is fast approaching and I will be participating again this year. Last year, I avoided meat for ... Read more

  • Although a loser, I am definitely a big winner!!!

    4/16/2015 10:19:37 AM, by MOMMA_BEAR_69

    It has been a long time and a lot of work including tracking my nutrition and... Read more

  • Finishing What I Started!

    4/14/2015 4:58:47 PM, by BLUJADED

    So. I was reading through various blogs yesterday (instead of getting things done around the house, of course!), when a member blogged about star... Read more

  • This is My Motivation!

    4/13/2015 2:32:46 PM, by BLUJADED

    The scale is not moving nearly as fast as I'd like, but that's OK because I'm seeing and feeling the changes that I want - regardless of what the... Read more

  • It's Been Awhile

    4/13/2015 6:50:04 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    Haven't blogged in a while, mostly because of sharing the computer with hubby and he has been working early mornings. How does one get self moti... Read more

  • An Easter Blessing

    4/6/2015 4:57:52 PM, by 56ROSE

    So, I'm on my way! I made it through Easter with no weight gain! Now, the next challenge is my Birthday this Thursday and then a get away weekend... Read more

  • Spring is Here

    4/6/2015 6:13:02 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    As the seasons change, how does this shape our views, behaviors or choices. Spring is always a time of renewed life, the flowers are blooming an... Read more

  • My Feelings

    3/31/2015 1:38:49 PM, by 56ROSE

    This is so beautifully stated and expresses why I love animals! • via Animals Australia • Because they bring us joy. Because they ar... Read more

  • Monday Monday

    3/30/2015 5:56:20 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    Thinking about this past week and I'm ready for today! I will be traveling mid-week and busy at work now. I really worked my business this week... Read more

  • Big Challenges Ahead

    3/28/2015 4:21:25 PM, by 56ROSE

    So , the Spring 5% Challenge begins April 4th, followed the next day by Easter, then my 65th Birthday on April 9th, and finally, an out of town t... Read more

  • So Proud

    3/28/2015 8:02:09 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    I just need to brag! My daughter a freshman in college is leading a team in a dance a thon. It's called Knight Thon at University of Central Fl... Read more

  • Hump Day

    3/25/2015 6:29:58 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    Today is mid week accountability. So how are we doing? What I realize is that my workdays are better for me. I get home at night and I'm less ... Read more

  • Start with a Smile

    3/24/2015 6:33:04 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    How do we view the world? If we start with a smile, it helps see things in a different light. Our days are often an accumulation of interaction... Read more

  • Consistency

    3/23/2015 6:10:15 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    I saw a post from my dear friend and it was just one word - CONSISTENCY!! Is that what we strive for? The buy in on a daily basis? It is the c... Read more

  • Spring 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment!

    3/21/2015 10:21:32 AM, by 56ROSE

    My Commitment : 30-45 Minutes 5x/Week Stationary Bike: 10-15 Minutes Stretching: 5-10 Minutes Walking: 15-20 Minutes <... Read more

  • What inspires you?

    3/17/2015 6:08:15 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    i wake up each morning, take my thrive vitamins and lay in bed, thinking....what will inspire me today? To feel inspired makes the most mundane ... Read more

  • Who LOVES Spring?

    3/16/2015 3:38:48 PM, by ROBBIEMARIE

    With the forecast of temperatures hitting 60 and the sun possibly making an appearance I decided to head to one of our county parks for a hike/wa... Read more

  • Small Win

    3/16/2015 6:10:12 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    Today I am looking for that small win. I can honestly say that I will not give up on this - but I find myself challenged today. I need to feel ... Read more

  • "Pi Day"

    3/14/2015 10:58:27 PM, by 56ROSE

    My hubby & I decided that we needed to celebrate Pi today by eating pie. So, we went to Sherri's restaurant and each ordered the lunch trio which... Read more

  • A Bump in the Road

    3/14/2015 10:26:22 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    We all have those days...a bump in the road. For me it was a pop in the engine. Finishing a long afternoon of shopping and lunch, on the way ho... Read more

  • Just so grateful!

    3/13/2015 9:27:38 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    The only real thing that is on my mind is how much I am enjoying my kids during their spring break from college. I reflect on how hard my husban... Read more

  • Monday Monday

    3/9/2015 5:52:08 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    Starting my week off with energy and drive. I have much to accomplish in this short week; spending time with my kids and preparing for an audit ... Read more

  • How did my week go?

    3/8/2015 9:49:02 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    I have mixed reviews here....I do feel accomplished in that I maintained my goal to blog everyday, to track my water, to track my sleep and attem... Read more

  • Slow & Steady

    3/7/2015 9:54:29 PM, by 56ROSE

    Today was the official final weigh-in for the 5% Winter Challenge. I'm happy to report a loss of 4.2 lbs!! That averages out to 1/2 lb per week o... Read more

  • I believe in SLEEP!!

    3/7/2015 8:44:25 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    We should never underestimate the importance of a good night sleep. After sle... Read more

  • Today is something special!

    3/6/2015 6:23:23 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    Yes, its Friday, end of the week. What makes today so special is my girls come home for spring break! It's hard to believe that they have almos... Read more

  • Most Definately POSITIVE!

    3/5/2015 6:25:10 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    I can't speak enough to how our mental attitude impacts the day. It's just so much easier to see things in a positive way, without injecting the... Read more

  • I LOVE my sleep!

    3/4/2015 6:26:26 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    I realized this morning when I woke up just how much I enjoy a good night sleep. I can't say that I have always felt this way. Going through me... Read more

  • The next step...

    3/3/2015 6:24:06 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    I like to begin my day with reflection - what I have ahead of me and how I did yesterday. It's really a one day at a time kind of thing. Yester... Read more

  • Monday Morning Renewal

    3/2/2015 6:32:07 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    We often think of Monday as a drag, back to work and the grind. How about switching this up? Monday is a new beginning every week! I'm sure th... Read more

  • Habits vs Consistency

    3/1/2015 8:29:50 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    This battle of habit vs. consistency seems to be my internal struggle. When does the consistency of a behavior become habit? How long does it r... Read more

  • 5% winter challenge participation working its intentions...

    2/28/2015 11:14:45 PM, by FVUSCMOM

    WEIGHING IN on the WEIGH IN...I admit this time I am not losing weight. I started around 159 at the beginning of this winter 5% challenge, and I... Read more

  • The many faces of me

    2/28/2015 10:47:14 PM, by 56ROSE

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  • Day one

    2/28/2015 9:32:32 AM, by THRIVINGLEE

    As I continue my lifelong journey - I find myself yet here again, wondering what it will really take to change my habits - those habits that crea... Read more

  • 9 lbs. and Counting!

    2/21/2015 9:30:26 AM, by 56ROSE

    So, I decided to check my progress reports, specifically weight loss. On this very day last year, I weighed 9 lbs. more than I do today! WOW!! Wh... Read more

  • Keeping it simple

    2/14/2015 10:41:23 PM, by 56ROSE

    Since my hubby & I are both working hard to lose weight, we decided to skip the usual Valentine's Day dinner out. Instead, we grilled asparagus f... Read more

  • HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!!!

    2/14/2015 11:00:42 AM, by MOMMA_BEAR_69

    Be sure to tell your loved ones how much they mean to you and give them a g... Read more

  • Day 6: 100 Days of Weight Loss

    2/6/2015 1:38:08 PM, by 56ROSE

    My hubby & I have completed 5 days now. We spend @ 15-30 minutes daily on each lesson; usually after dinner. He downloaded the book to his Ipad a... Read more

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