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  • What I Learned This Week

    11/6/2015 12:05:19 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I learned that I am a work in progress. And that it is ok. That there is no instant successes to be found here. This week I had some successes... Read more

  • Motivation!

    11/6/2015 9:15:30 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Love this! find it very motivational today! Monday an... Read more

  • Rough few weeks

    11/6/2015 8:32:30 AM, by MOMONMISSION

    It's been a rough few weeks for me. It all started with me being sick once I started to feel better I got my period then my husband went away on ... Read more

  • Moo #1

    11/5/2015 2:59:32 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    I was going to make a joke about how I feel like a co... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/5/2015 2:10:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had an interview for a contract position coming up with an employment agency, this morning. so i am taking it easy this afternoon. my daughter ... Read more

  • Back Again!

    11/4/2015 6:56:56 PM, by SUZICAZUZI

    I'd first like to say how much I appreciate all of the positive, encouraging comments that some of you left for me, and I wish I had kept up to t... Read more

  • November 4, 2015

    11/4/2015 4:55:07 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    I got some head lice from my daughter, Megan! Randy, my ex, emails me at lunch that Megan has head lice. I've been wondering what the dark stuf... Read more

  • Day 10/11

    11/4/2015 3:19:36 PM, by KIEFERKIT2

    Ugh is all i can say. Been on a major food binge. I'll start again at dinner... Read more

  • Humor

    11/4/2015 2:33:24 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    some days, I just need a sense of humor about life. ... Read more

  • Eating vs. Eating to Satisfy

    11/4/2015 11:49:21 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I have a couple days of eating under my belt this week. Monday and Tuesday I was very organized and packed some fabulous foods that kept me in m... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/4/2015 10:02:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    another beautiful sunny day here daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! i'm off to enjoy the day. then i will work on my onlin... Read more

  • Happy is a choice

    11/3/2015 11:37:10 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    I am as happy as I choose to be. I can either focu... Read more

  • November: A Month of Transition

    11/3/2015 11:15:44 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    This morning I was driving into town, open fields to my left and mountains to my right. The clouds were socked in over the mountains and a haze ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/3/2015 10:27:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny mild day here today! the job search continues for me and that is okay with me. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends. a... Read more

  • Tuesday, November 3, 2015

    11/3/2015 6:06:12 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    It's voting day and it's going to be the first thing I do. I had a little problem last night but I'm feeling better. I just got upset. I think... Read more

  • Eating Less

    11/2/2015 6:24:14 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    What is your secret weapon to eating less and staying in your calorie range? I've had a great day so far with eating great foods and sticking to... Read more

  • Room to Grow

    11/2/2015 5:40:46 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    positive thought for the day.... always allow ourselv... Read more

  • Day 9

    11/2/2015 2:39:39 PM, by KIEFERKIT2

    Day 8 was mostly sleep after the 14hour shift because if the time change. Today I'll walk and enjoy my day off.... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/2/2015 1:53:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new month is now well underway. new changes and challenges will be happening. my daughter says hi and so do all of the birds. have a wonderful ... Read more

  • Mason

    11/2/2015 8:46:52 AM, by BBOWDEN1

    Well, it has been a little over 2 years since my son chose to take his life . He would have been 24 today (nov.2). I miss him. I still struggle... Read more

  • Monday, November 2, 2015

    11/2/2015 6:58:55 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    The weekend with the kids was fun for me. We went trick or treating and I had fun. Saturday was not a bad day. Sunday was a little worse. I d... Read more

  • Gastric Bypass surgery 11.02.15

    11/2/2015 12:09:46 AM, by DPK1210

    I'm having gastric bypass tomorrow at 1 o'clock p.m. at Marian Medical Center here in Santa Maria California. About 6 months ago I had a consulta... Read more

  • 60 days to make a change

    11/1/2015 9:00:47 PM, by LITTLK

    I spent the day grocery shopping and prepping food for the week. I am publically committing to eating the best that I can and tracking all that ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    11/1/2015 7:17:31 PM, by SKWARLO1

    It's been a roller-coaster of emotions but it's workin... Read more

  • Halloween

    11/1/2015 3:47:37 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    I love Halloween, it's so much fun! We had a party la... Read more

  • Busy Saturdays

    10/31/2015 11:24:57 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    I love my weekends cuz i usually get enough rest then, plus i get to clean up and make my house feel like home. This weekend we also have all t... Read more

  • Day 6/7

    10/31/2015 10:13:32 AM, by KIEFERKIT2

    Day 6 was my Halloween celebration with my daughter. Scary movies and junk food. I was able to stay within my calories. Today is work so naps tod... Read more

  • Happy Halloween!

    10/31/2015 7:17:36 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    Happy Halloween! I get to pick up my kids in a few hours and then we are going trick or treating in my neighborhood. It should be fun. T... Read more

  • The Kids Are Driving Me Crazy so I Think I'll Blog About My Fat

    10/31/2015 12:03:57 AM, by GSEATON

    So hi. I have a boatload of teenagers in my basement right now, watching scary movies and screaming and giving me a major headache which puts me... Read more

  • Limitations? Really?

    10/30/2015 11:41:39 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Limitations? We ain't got no stinking limitations! I ... Read more

  • Step One and Survival Mode

    10/30/2015 11:31:17 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Well I'm implementing step one today. I'm going to start dealing with how tired I am. Its a big obstacle and one that must be dealt with. S... Read more

  • it's friday

    10/30/2015 11:01:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! another month is coming to a close. a new month starts on sunday. a new month will bring even more positive changes ... Read more

  • A much needed break

    10/30/2015 8:17:11 AM, by MEGAN6277

    Why is it I get so stressed and annoyed by a child half my age who needs a swift kick in the rear? I realize hes just a child and doesnt know any... Read more

  • Day5

    10/29/2015 6:09:27 PM, by KIEFERKIT2

    Slept most of today as i work nights. I was able to stay within my calories night at work. Ready for another night. Have a good day everyone. In ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/29/2015 1:47:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel that the job interview went well. if i get through to the next round, where i will get to meet the managers i would be working for, then i... Read more

  • Life requires a sense of humor

    10/29/2015 10:55:41 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Some days, life feels like it's giving us a kick in t... Read more

  • Life is most certainly a rollercoaster

    10/28/2015 6:26:35 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

    Well its been 3 weeks since my last blog, 21 days it ... Read more

  • Day 4

    10/28/2015 3:40:13 PM, by KIEFERKIT2

    1St day back to work. Packing my lunch and snacks so not to cheat. I'll take some stairs at work tonight. Now for a nap. Have a good day everyone... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/28/2015 2:46:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    a rainy and windy day here today. that is okay with me and with my daughter. i heard from a different company i applied for a job at and i have a... Read more

  • A Not So Stellar Parenting Moment

    10/28/2015 12:02:12 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Well a week and a half ago my son jammed his pinky finger playing soccer. The ball hit the finger and so it was swollen and hurting but I assume... Read more

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