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ILLINOIS State Fair
8/22/2014 12:28:05 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I go down to the Fair during GOP DAY. Always get to meet the candidates and I am pretty active in politics. Don't want to get into political discussio...  Read more

GARDENCHRIS

At least a start
8/20/2014 11:49:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Finally decided to have a better day and follow thru. Thanks to Slenderella and visuallylyrics for comments. Really seemed to help. Tomorrow I am plan...  Read more

BACKTOTEN12

Week 1
8/19/2014 9:06:49 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Huck and I had an interesting walk this morning. It is still dark when we start our walk in the morning so I couldnt see the storm clouds I heard the...  Read more

NOLABUG79

August 18
8/18/2014 7:52:26 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Check in on how I did with my goals yesterday. 1. Did clean the house. 41 2. Took a long walk to and from the restaurant and ordered healt...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

# 2 on Spark leader boards Sarcastic Unlimited!
8/17/2014 2:13:45 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I was doing some figuring this morning. About being 2nd place on the category leader board for Humor So the first place team has 2709 member...  Read more

GARDENCHRIS

Goals for Sunday the 17th of August
8/17/2014 9:11:19 AM,  6 COMMENTS

1. Eat a healthy breakfast. Going out to eat. Choosing an egg white omelet with veggies only. No cheese. No hashbrowns. No toast. Only the omel...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

While You Are Waiting For God to Open a New Door For You, Praise Him From the Hallway.
8/13/2014 12:33:11 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My mom gave me a little angel that says that while I was in the hospital trying to come out of a pharmaceutical stupor after lower back surgery. I th...  Read more

WALKIETALKIE

New goals
8/13/2014 9:30:34 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I was kicking some major weight butt for awhile but then it all fell apart. I have only gained back 10-13 pounds but I have still gained. I looked b...  Read more

NOLABUG79

Check in
8/13/2014 8:11:20 AM,  7 COMMENTS

On month two with my health coach She is having me work with different grains and different types of proteins. I have made quiona both sweet and...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

Two for Tuesday
8/12/2014 5:38:36 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My foot pain was really bad yesterday. I stepped weird on the stairs and got a shooting pain in the morning. I'm hoping that today it is much better....  Read more

NEELIXNKES

Panic in Atlanta
8/11/2014 12:44:27 PM,  10 COMMENTS

So this weekend my brother and I decided to take the kids to Atlanta for the weekend. We decided to drive. Since we were traveling from Chicago this w...  Read more

SCRAPPYGAMBLER

Monday 08/11
8/11/2014 8:58:16 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So I missed my first day of daily goal blogging. Whoops. I wasn't tracking yesterday so I guess I didn't really think about it. Goals for today:...  Read more

NEELIXNKES

Goals for August
8/9/2014 5:56:11 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I know I am late posting this but I have already started working on some of them. My main goals for August are: 311 Walk at least 20,000 st...  Read more

NEELIXNKES

MY Little Pond
8/8/2014 9:59:48 PM,  20 COMMENTS

As promised here are a few pictures of my rebuilt pond. It is rather like putting a jig saw puzzle together as you can see. So I had to put them a...  Read more

GARDENCHRIS

Consistency
7/29/2014 7:48:54 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been whining for a week about how I finally saw the 170's then went back up a few lbs. The fact of the matter is that I have NOT been co...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

An off week
7/27/2014 8:10:51 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So I caught a glimpse of the 170's last week. I am back up to the low 180's again but intend to see those 170's again soon. Since Friday I have been...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

Goals for the weekend
7/26/2014 9:19:32 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I will track my food and Today I won't drink any pop even though I am craving it. Tomorrow - I will get in 3000 steps and I won't slack on...  Read more

NEELIXNKES

It's Summer! Flowers, warmth and happiness!
7/25/2014 9:07:59 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It seems to me that people who weigh a "normal" weight say they go up and down maybe 5 or 10 pounds. I wish I could say that about myself, but I go u...  Read more

SHELLYED

stupid bulbs!!
7/22/2014 8:59:38 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Ok .. My blog yesterday talked about the "STUPID BULBS" I have all over one side of my garden. They are called Star of Bethlehem.... well I wish...  Read more

GARDENCHRIS

2nd week
7/22/2014 7:25:09 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I am into my 2nd week of working with my exercise coach. Yesterday I did the intermittent fasting again and will do it again today. Last week I...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

My Garden.
7/21/2014 8:05:33 PM,  13 COMMENTS

This has been a bad year for my garden.... With all the rain and then very hot and humid. It was unbearable to be outside. I took off Friday as...  Read more

GARDENCHRIS

Week one with the health coach
7/17/2014 7:48:55 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Okay. First week is complete. Here is what I have accomplished this week. Exercised for a minimum of 1 hour each day (intentional exercise)...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

I need a slap in the face
7/14/2014 10:13:14 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Recently my breathing issues have been getting bad again. Making it hard for to walk up my stairs at home, working out even harder. Instead of deali...  Read more

NOLABUG79

Morning walk turned it morning nightmare
7/7/2014 11:19:27 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Here is the story of why my morning walk turned into a nightmare. I normally take Huck and Luna on a long walk then drop them off and take Gatsby...  Read more

NOLABUG79

New goals
7/4/2014 9:54:14 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I have now met with a health coach. She will meet with me two times each month in person for 1 hour or so and call and e-mail to check in and enc...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

Just Weird Stuff
6/30/2014 8:04:03 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Nursing slight knee pain, I think caused by lack of stability so I wore my Brooks instead of Saucony's and my feet definitely felt more stable. I'm si...  Read more

SHELLYED

Time to get back in the groove
6/30/2014 7:46:43 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I am not sure why I do not feel as motivated as I have in the past but the things that used to excite me are no longer working. I met with and filled...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

Goals for Today
6/25/2014 1:28:40 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I haven't done one of these in awhile and I am really floundering. I have gained about 14 lbs back and am at a number I swore I would never see again....  Read more

NEELIXNKES

Me A To Z
6/22/2014 2:02:43 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I did this for one of my teams so thought I would share. A - Age: 40 B - Bed size: Queen C - Chore you hate: dishes D - Dog's name: N...  Read more

NEELIXNKES

What a wonderful start to the weekend!!
6/22/2014 8:59:54 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Friday night the bank I worked for sponsored an event called moonlight and music for Pioneer Center, a local center who help give jobs and life skills...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

Such a great feeling
6/9/2014 7:54:35 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Yesterday I was very nervous. I was attending a graduation with my ex and the extended family. While I have spoken with many of them since the divor...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

So far so good
6/6/2014 7:48:24 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I have successfully stuck to my goals for the last couple of days and it feels great!!! I did have a cocktail last night with my neighbor who is turn...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

Sabotage
6/4/2014 7:23:34 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I keep setting daily goals then follow some but not all of them. I am not sure what is going on that I am struggling a bit. I try to sit quietly and...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

Feeling MOTIVATED.
6/3/2014 4:30:10 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm not sure if it's the nicer weather, or the fact that I can't fit into ANY of my pants, but the past two days I have been religious about diet and...  Read more

SOULSISTAHD

Vacations
6/3/2014 1:31:37 PM,  13 COMMENTS

I have been on Vacation for the past week and a half. I usually spend all that time in my garden getting it ready for the summer. This past week...  Read more

GARDENCHRIS

Technical difficulties
6/2/2014 10:50:43 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So for those of you who read my post from yesterday. Here is an update. My cousin emailed me later in the day saying "I have not heard back from...  Read more

NOLABUG79

Why it's hard to like myself
6/1/2014 3:05:44 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I am going to worn you ahead of time. This is going to be a depressing post. But I need to talk about it or my head might explode or my tear ducts....  Read more

NOLABUG79

Saturday
6/1/2014 8:35:35 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Saturday was such a great day!! Went to walk with a friend who has ALS at an ALS walk in a beautiful park in Wheaton Illinois!! The day was love...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

Ughhhh
5/31/2014 8:30:41 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I did not track yesterday. I went out with some friends to a brewery and of course I had a flight of beer. I did do alot of walking but way too...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

Day 3
5/29/2014 7:32:30 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Reflection time: I did well yesterday. No cocktails, tracked all of my food. Stayed in my calorie range. Walked more than 15000 steps. Had m...  Read more

NANCYTUNBERG64

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