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  • Trying something new

    10/24/2016 10:38:27 AM, by MLIEN913

    Since I overdid the walking yesterday I have to find alternate workouts. Bands never feel like they are doing the work for me but I'll try the ti... Read more

  • 10-23-16

    10/24/2016 3:10:22 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Up a little earlier than yesterday. Washed the sheets. Which means that before I can go to sleep tonight, I have to make my bed. Which means I ha... Read more

  • Walking and walking

    10/23/2016 3:23:06 PM, by MLIEN913

    I overdid the walking today. My toe, my knee and my back are aching. Still, it's nice to know I can do it. Hoping to get more a time this week. ... Read more

  • Strange season.

    10/23/2016 12:20:41 PM, by FITJEN48

    Funks. I'm not a fan. It's seems like every once in awhile I find myself in a funk. And just like all the prescriptions for funk removal suggest;... Read more

  • 10-22-16

    10/23/2016 2:46:32 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Well, I didn't get up until 11 this morning, so I skipped the union meeting. Washed clothes instead. I will have to stay with the dryer to dry th... Read more

  • Vet day for 1 cat

    10/22/2016 9:52:50 PM, by MLIEN913

    I may have over stressed my foot today. The 1st of 4 pets had a vet appointment today. My youngest cat is perfectly, or purr-fectly, healthy. She... Read more

  • 10-21-16

    10/22/2016 2:02:18 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Another rest day. Saturday is union day. We're doing a phone bank to get out the vote. It should be interesting. Then I have to concentrate on cl... Read more

  • Non-scale victory or not?

    10/21/2016 8:42:42 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    Recently several people have asked if I have lost weight. Well, yes, but not very much. In fact, it has been several months since I have se... Read more

  • Getting stronger

    10/21/2016 7:34:05 PM, by MLIEN913

    I realised today that my lack of walking ingredients really forcing my to do more strength training. I like lifting weights more than using band... Read more

  • Again

    10/21/2016 10:42:19 AM, by KRAZZYLEGGS

    I am now 64 and still struggling. When I now look at the weight loss I managed in 2006-07 I am almost in tears I have allowed to creep back on. ... Read more

  • 10-20-16

    10/21/2016 1:34:22 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Filled out my ballot today and mailed it back, transferred money, and that was about it. Didn't get up early. This is not looking good for Saturd... Read more

  • Thumpity Thumpity

    10/20/2016 4:13:49 PM, by MLIEN913

    That how I feel wearing this boot. I feel like a clysdale without the finesse. At least I was able to walk a little more today. I was even able t... Read more

  • 10-19-16

    10/20/2016 2:57:12 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Need to concentrate on getting up consistently before 9 or 9:30 for the next few days. I have a union meeting on Saturday. Lots of other things t... Read more

  • Is this October or July?

    10/19/2016 4:42:26 PM, by MLIEN913

    This week has been unbelievably warm. I don't mind too much though; especially since I'm hobbled. If it weren't for it getting dark early I could... Read more

  • 10-18-16

    10/19/2016 2:12:09 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Went up to Hero Headquarters and talked with Jim. Doublechecked on Game of Thrones, volume 5 does not exist. Went to the thrift store. Picked up ... Read more

  • Day 3 of seated wirkouts

    10/18/2016 5:42:14 PM, by MLIEN913

    Bored to tears by not being able to move around. Seated workouts and bands are OK but I prefer to move more. I've done some free weights today a... Read more

  • Comfort Zone or Danger Zone?

    10/18/2016 9:27:19 AM, by FITJEN48

    Before I even get started, this Marie Forleo video does an awesome job of tackling this subject. youtu.be/7PBiCR9rO4I?lis
    t=PL10842720... Read more

  • 10-17-16

    10/18/2016 1:50:54 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Third Monday of the month, and that means book club. We discussed Leaving Time, with elephants and ghosts. Next month's book is in the back bedro... Read more

  • Grumpy workout

    10/17/2016 5:54:19 PM, by MLIEN913

    Since I've banged up my toe I'm forced to do seated workouts. I don't feel like I'm getting a good workout this way. Maybe as time passes I'll fe... Read more

  • Hard Lesson

    10/17/2016 8:55:40 AM, by BONNIJEAN

    I'm sad that our dog died. Not just because we lost a pet, but because I lost one of my reasons for walking.... Read more

  • 10-16-16

    10/17/2016 1:47:42 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Went up to Longmont for birthday dinner and birthday cake. I keep forgetting Dad's birthday is in October. Found an opera for him. Was also Konno... Read more

  • Busted toe

    10/16/2016 9:22:58 PM, by MLIEN913

    After a great day out yesterday I busted my toe today. I spent 4 hrs in the ER just to prove it's not actually broken but seriously bruised. To s... Read more

  • BLC 32 Week 5 Lab Report

    10/16/2016 3:04:43 PM, by FITJEN48

    Total Steps this week: 76720 (Most so far in a week this round.) Calorie deficit on the week: 6131 (3rd Best deficit in a week out of 5) Macr... Read more

  • 10-15-16

    10/16/2016 2:45:23 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Didn't get up until 1. That is afternoon. I have got to do something before this gets really out of hand. Went shopping today. saved 60 dollars, ... Read more

  • Steampunk Unlimited day

    10/15/2016 11:13:59 PM, by MLIEN913

    I had such a great time today at Steampunk Unlimited. Hubby and I rode first class on 1 trip, coach on another and the open-air car on a 3rd trip... Read more

  • 10-14-16

    10/15/2016 3:10:32 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Filled out my shopping list and that's just about all I did today.... Read more

  • One more day til Steampunk Unlimited

    10/14/2016 11:43:37 AM, by MLIEN913

    I feel like a kid with my excitement over riding steam trains tomorrow. Actually, that could be it. I recall taking the train to see my grandpare... Read more

  • Forecast: Fog will lift and sun will shine.

    10/14/2016 10:45:35 AM, by FITJEN48

    Have you ever been on like this emotional or spiritual high, and suddenly, it's like this thick fog develops over your brain? You can't really se... Read more

  • 10-13-16

    10/14/2016 3:57:26 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Going to Kyle's house Sunday, which means I have to go shopping Saturday. Since I haven't been to the store in over a week, that's about time. I ... Read more

  • Another attack.

    10/13/2016 10:00:05 PM, by FITJEN48

    Just reminding myself for future had another gallbladder? attack last night. Grrr. Gonna try getting more fiber this week to see if it will help.... Read more

  • Really need to buckle down

    10/13/2016 1:54:22 PM, by MLIEN913

    I weighed in today and I have to say I'm disappointed in myself. I've gained 1 lb and that's after school a day of fasting. Sheesh!... Read more

  • Walking for fun and fitness

    10/13/2016 1:19:27 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    Tuesday I participated in Walk at Work for the first time in months. Since the weather was cooler, I really enjoyed it. I need to remember to bri... Read more

  • 10-12-16

    10/13/2016 1:44:06 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I have new work to do, in addition to all the other work. My pink dresser is falling apart and I really don't want to repair it again. So I need ... Read more

  • Ending my fast

    10/12/2016 9:01:18 PM, by MLIEN913

    Yom Kippur is such an emotional day for me. All the prayers and readings are draining and uplifting all at the same time. The worst part of the... Read more

  • Featured Motivator Today - YES! Wait...What?!?!

    10/12/2016 9:43:40 AM, by YO~YOLANDA

    WoW! I just woke-up to a Wonderful message...It said "Congratulations! You are today's Featured Motivator!" Then I Panicked! I'd better Blog! ... Read more

  • 10-11-16

    10/12/2016 3:01:28 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Pretty much a do nothing day. The folks called. We are having a birthday dinner this coming Sunday at Kyle's. Fun.... Read more

  • Just a quick hello

    10/11/2016 6:31:03 PM, by MLIEN913

    It's now sunset so I'll log off until tomorrow. For all who fast for Yom Kippur, may your fast be easy. Blessings to everyone.... Read more

  • Fall for Fitness

    10/11/2016 11:16:48 AM, by BONNIJEAN

    Today I brought clothes to wear for Walk At Work. It's cool enough to walk outside. My employer will let me walk for up to an hour whi... Read more

  • 10-10-16

    10/11/2016 1:36:17 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Took Kaine in for his rabies shot. While he was not impressed, he does travel well. Just sits in the carrier quietly. None of my other cats would... Read more

  • Chilly morning

    10/10/2016 10:54:33 PM, by MLIEN913

    It was quite chilly this morning while out walking the dog. The funniest part was watching the dog facing a chilly morning. She's a rescue from T... Read more

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