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  • Rainy Days Make Me Happy!!!

    10/8/2015 4:18:46 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    I think it's time for a happy rain dance! Come on rai... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/8/2015 11:59:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter is feeling much better and is back at school today. all the birds say hi. i am heading out shortly... Read more

  • Day 11 - day 2 dr phil diet - tired

    10/8/2015 7:53:02 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    Woke up at 4. Ate my breakfast with no enthusiasm. It's only the second day of that 5 day detox and I'm already tired of yogurt Apple's and cod! ... Read more

  • 1st day of 5 -phase 1 dr Phil

    10/7/2015 9:49:23 PM, by ZOLIMAMA

    Anyone doing this or did it already? Today was my first day and I am.starving. he says those meals are supposed to fill you for 4 hours until you... Read more

  • Thought for the Day....

    10/7/2015 5:15:34 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    growth and change are not always easy. But. They ar... Read more

  • I'm Back!

    10/7/2015 3:19:37 PM, by DDARNZEN

    I didn't realize that it's been almost a year since my last blog entry. Wow, how time flies. A few things have changed in that year: new job, new... Read more

  • Owning the Oopsies

    10/7/2015 3:06:45 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Today I chose an oopsie. I went to lunch with the intention of getting a gigantic burrito with rice and beans and chicken and guac and sour crea... Read more

  • My "thing"

    10/7/2015 11:02:55 AM, by KORIS_MAMA

    I use to read those peppy blogs about how exercise doesn't have to be a chore, it can be fun you just need to find your thing .... haha yeah righ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/7/2015 9:09:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    a lovely day here today. my daughter has a slight cold and is taking it easy this week. she was off school yesterday and decided she wanted to go... Read more

  • Hypothyroid epiphany

    10/7/2015 9:08:13 AM, by ANWYNS

    So...I'm back again after a long hiatus. In the meantime, from 2009 and now, I found out I had hypothyroidism. Not the reason for ALL my weight... Read more

  • Day 10- 5 day detox

    10/7/2015 7:20:55 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    First day. Note to self: assemble your meal the night before . Making eggs salad for lunch at 7 am is really not my forte or appetizing. Especial... Read more

  • 7 years later, I'm at it again.

    10/7/2015 3:53:21 AM, by ITSMEGREENEYES

    About 7 years ago I lost 40lbs, i got depressed and gained it back. I'm on day 7 of my new journey. Right now I'm hungry all the time but I keep ... Read more

  • Starting phase 1 of Dr Phil's 20/20 diet tomorrow

    10/6/2015 10:18:47 PM, by ZOLIMAMA

    So instead of sitting in front of the tv, I prepared my meals to take to work tomorrow and entered my whole day of meals in SP. I'm.quite proud o... Read more

  • Attitude!

    10/6/2015 2:19:27 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Some days, I just don't wanna get outta bed. I'm tire... Read more

  • Happy Birthday to me

    10/6/2015 10:09:27 AM, by MOMONMISSION

    Today is my 35th birthday. I remember turning 30 having reached some goals and swearing that my 30s were going to be great. Eh they have been so ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/6/2015 9:35:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    a cloudy start to the day here today. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends. all of the birds say hi. not too much planned for the day. t... Read more


    10/5/2015 11:51:47 PM, by ATLANTAFAB

    I am loving the Kroc Center's Fantasy Fitness Challenge. It comes at a good time because it's reminding me to do something I desire to do, but m... Read more


    10/5/2015 11:51:06 PM, by ATLANTAFAB

    I am loving the Kroc Center's Fantasy Fitness Challenge. It comes at a good time because it's reminding me to do something I desire to do, but m... Read more

  • Workout Buddy

    10/5/2015 7:29:58 PM, by ARIZONAJP

    Anyone on here from Northern Kentucky? I would be so greatful if I was able to find a workout partner. I'm lacking some major motivation to get ... Read more

  • Def Leppard Concert

    10/5/2015 12:23:39 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I'll have to admit that the Def Leppard concert was... Read more

  • Monday, Monday

    10/5/2015 11:11:27 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    but they do come from hard work!! Have a great day... Read more

  • Feeling great!

    10/5/2015 11:00:52 AM, by DENELLBUG2

    I have made it to my 1st goal!! I have lost the 1st 15 pounds!!! Took me 2 months but that is ok!! I am happy with that and ready to loose the n... Read more

  • a cloudy cool day

    10/5/2015 9:02:28 AM, by MOMMY445

    a cloudy day here today,with some rain this morning and some this afternoon. that is okay with me and with my daughter. she say hi to all of momm... Read more

  • life on life's terms

    10/4/2015 5:56:53 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Some days are harder than others. Neck pain is up today, but at least I'm home with my kid and it's raining! !... Read more

  • My daughter and I

    10/4/2015 12:51:51 PM, by LEESASHEL

    I am overweight, and my 17 year old daughter is overweight. I see how she's not happy with herself and I'm not either. I went to her the other da... Read more

  • Something to remember

    10/4/2015 10:07:49 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    The next time you experience an emotion that typically prompts you to overeat or reach for the bag of chips instead of the apple, follow these st... Read more

  • busy days

    10/3/2015 7:10:37 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Haven't really followed the plan exactly, but staying under calories. Took apart my Steam Mop today and repaired it, and got my exercise by clean... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/3/2015 12:50:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very cool, windy day here today. I'm taking it easy and so is my daughter. all of the birds say hi. have a wonderful day , everyone!... Read more


    10/2/2015 5:51:43 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Be happy! Be yourself!!... Read more

  • Belly fat

    10/2/2015 3:58:06 PM, by KPLESS-E

    I have battled with my weight all my life; but this is the first time ever I have ever gained so much in my belly...does age have something to do... Read more

  • TGIF

    10/2/2015 3:17:36 PM, by PA_KITTY

    I love when Friday comes around since I am off every weekend. The only problem is that I can do so well during the week sticking to my meal plan... Read more

  • Work Week Recap

    10/2/2015 11:55:10 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Its only Friday morning but I wanted to establish my work week recap and evaluate what has worked this week and what I hope to improve on next we... Read more

  • Inspiration

    10/2/2015 10:29:15 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    Should look at this video when I'm discouraged and feel sorry for myself... Read more

  • Encouraged.

    10/2/2015 10:26:00 AM, by ZOLIMAMA

    Stepped on the scale and lost 4.4 lbs today. I'm thrilled. Had a bad day yesterday and getting myself up today. I did 20 mns meditation for stre... Read more


    10/2/2015 10:10:06 AM, by ATLANTAFAB

    You know how people say, 'You Can Do It!" That is fine and it was going to be the topic of this blog. But, as I looked at, I realized that not ... Read more


    10/2/2015 10:09:19 AM, by ATLANTAFAB

    You know how people say, 'You Can Do It!" That is fine and it was going to be the topic of this blog. But, as I looked at, I realized that not ... Read more

  • Feeling like a warrior

    10/2/2015 8:16:36 AM, by MOMONMISSION

    Every morning after I drop the kids off at the bus stop I go to the park for a walk. Every morning at 7am and there are a good amount of people t... Read more

  • Back at it...

    10/1/2015 9:10:54 PM, by ANWYNS

    So I'm back in the saddle! Well sort horses any... Read more

  • 100 day challenge

    10/1/2015 8:12:11 PM, by LANEE723

    Today I started my 100 day challenge and I intend to do some form of exercising for 100 days. One hour of walking.... Read more

  • :)

    10/1/2015 5:38:41 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    some days you just gotta grab life with both hands... Read more

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