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  • Burn Baby Burn......

    8/7/2016 9:26:16 PM, by FLGIRL1234

    .....I'm burning those calories alright! Two weeks in the books and I'm feeling fantastic! I'm getting into a good groove and its working. N... Read more

  • Staying the course

    8/7/2016 7:53:30 AM, by HLANIER4

    Some days I want to give up and go back to what's comfortable. It's so difficult to constantly feel like I'm being forced to make changes, but ... Read more

  • Family Saturday

    8/6/2016 10:08:32 PM, by PROUDMOM04

    Enjoyed being with my family at the lake today! Nothing better than family time to me!! 💕... Read more

  • Just wondering

    8/6/2016 1:25:20 PM, by KRAE68

    Has anyone heard of diatomaceous earth (food grade)? Has anyone ever tried it?... Read more

  • Here we go.

    8/6/2016 12:30:05 PM, by FTCOLLINSMAMA

    It took me months of saying I'll start on Monday or ne... Read more

  • Rewarding Travel

    8/6/2016 12:01:24 AM, by DEWNESS

    Spent the week with my husband in Las Vegas. It was a business trip, but we certainly made it fun! No kids. Fun shows. AMAZING food!!! I didn't t... Read more

  • Apps

    8/5/2016 11:15:08 PM, by KRAE68

    Love this app! I just recently got an iPhone and I love using the sparks app. It makes life so much easier!... Read more

  • The gym was a heavy place today.. No pun intended.

    8/5/2016 3:39:28 PM, by JENN53888

    Went to the gym today.. It was 30m circuit and PF 180 day. Ivy was back, she actually has Mono.. so not a abcessed tooth like I thought. I ... Read more

  • Please read and share! My team needs help!

    8/5/2016 11:14:09 AM, by TRINITYEMMALISE

    About two weeks ago, my 12 year old daughter talked me into signing up for a world wide scavenger hunt, She was not old enough to participate but... Read more

  • it's friday!

    8/5/2016 9:56:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and keep cool here today. my daughter says hi! any exercise i do today will mostly be indoors. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! h... Read more

  • Fair food

    8/4/2016 9:58:50 PM, by KRAE68

    Well, the county fair is in town and my family went to spend time together. I was good with my eating, I had a chicken gyro and when I was leavin... Read more

  • a very hot and humid day

    8/4/2016 3:36:18 PM, by JENNY421

    the next two days will be very hot and humid here. my daughter and i are keeping cool. when the weather is like this, exercise is done in a coole... Read more

  • good afternoon

    8/4/2016 12:01:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    i do not start the job until next tuesday, as my supervisor is off sick until then. that is okay with me. then i can take care of a few other thi... Read more

  • Average Day

    8/4/2016 12:13:43 AM, by PROUDMOM04

    Today was an average day and nothing major happened. I didn't get to the gym and I'm ok with that. I did stay within my calorie count!! ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    8/3/2016 4:56:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    i start a job tomorrow! woo hoo! hurray! it will go until about the end of september. i am sooo excited! to add to my excitement, my daughter and... Read more

  • Final days of the picture challenge.

    8/3/2016 12:44:04 PM, by JENN53888

    Day 7 was yesterday, and while came here and took pictures of most of my food, I didn't blog. Figures huh? Went to the gym, did a weird car... Read more

  • Woo Hoo!!

    8/2/2016 2:39:33 PM, by PROUDMOM04

    After a few weeks of staying steady I am finally seeing the scale move in the correct direction. I weighed in yesterday and the scale said I had ... Read more

  • Breaking My Food Addiction

    8/2/2016 12:40:26 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Today Is my 6 month Low Carb-iversary!!! I credit the improvement in my over all health and well being to a low c... Read more

  • A lot has happened

    8/2/2016 11:53:50 AM, by VICKILOWE

    A lot has happened since the last time I was on here. On October 30 2016 I had a full hysterectomy due to the possibility of cancer... Read more

  • a new day

    8/2/2016 10:39:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    today is the last soccer game for the season for my daughter! she is ready to go and is looking forward to spending some extra time with mommy to... Read more

  • Rest of day 6..

    8/1/2016 11:25:20 PM, by JENN53888

    Lunch. Dinner and snack I didn't take picture o... Read more

  • The 7 Day Miracle

    8/1/2016 2:56:09 PM, by FLGIRL1234

    Officially one week down on this long journey. Yes, I can say I've been here a couple hundred times but that's ok, this time its for the long hau... Read more

  • Not a diet, a lifestyle!

    8/1/2016 2:26:51 PM, by RENBO01

    I have changed my lifestyle now for the last 5 weeks. I am down 21.6 pounds and feeling good. Yesterday I had a day that I "cheated". Our loca... Read more

  • It's Never to late to start fresh!

    8/1/2016 1:44:52 PM, by ROBYNFOOTE

    Today I am teaching myself how to enjoy my family and stay true to my goals. I had lunch with my daughter but I ordered a Greek salad. I went to ... Read more

  • Day 4 & 5.. Oops.

    8/1/2016 1:21:37 PM, by JENN53888

    Weekends really screw me up. I forgot to take pictures, didn't even log in and ate some terrible stuff. Let's see what I have.. Read more

  • Start of a New Year

    8/1/2016 11:18:53 AM, by CATSCLAUS1

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Kind of.... I am starting a 50 week plan to lose 60 lbs. My husband has agreed to help me when he can but knows ... Read more

  • Back Again

    8/1/2016 10:36:36 AM, by SPARTANGIRL67

    Honestly, I suck. Friday I was diagnosed as pre diabetic. So, today I started the C25K (again). I couldn't even do all the intervals. But I star... Read more

  • Fair food

    7/31/2016 10:24:48 PM, by KRAE68

    The county fair is in town along with all their unhealthy food. We will probably only go 1 day since it is sooooo expensive. So I guess that is a... Read more

  • it's sunday

    7/31/2016 1:28:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    as a surprise for my daughter, i pre-ordered the new harry potter book from the bookstore. i will go today and pick it up. she is visiting with s... Read more

  • First month

    7/30/2016 11:56:58 AM, by HLANIER4

    Well, my first month has come and I've met with the doctor. I've lost 20lbs. and my bmi is down by 4 percent. In my rational mind I know this wi... Read more

  • Don't Settle

    7/30/2016 10:39:33 AM, by MRSPINCKNEY

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  • Quick day 3..

    7/30/2016 1:04:57 AM, by JENN53888

    Did the 30 minute circuit at the gym today. Breakfast was 2 eggs and some steel cut oatmeal. Read more

  • it's friday

    7/29/2016 10:58:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a long weekend here! happy simcoe day on monday to all who celebrate it! woo hoo! my daughter says hi and sends hugs. all of the birds say cheep,... Read more

  • Day #2 of I'm back

    7/29/2016 10:00:39 AM, by HLOCHRIDGE

    So here it is, the last official day of summer for me! I go back to work at school on Monday. Good thing is that I can get my walking back in!!... Read more

  • Life on Life's Terms

    7/29/2016 9:35:30 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Life on life's terms means we accept things as they are, and do our best to roll with them and deal with them as they come. The only things I can... Read more

  • and then there is 5 years later.

    7/29/2016 2:17:41 AM, by HEARTSING

    Okay it has been 5 years since my last entry. Not much has changed except that I'm 5 years older and heavier and have yet to deal with my emotion... Read more

  • Back to School

    7/28/2016 11:57:29 PM, by ANDREW_WEIR

    As a teacher, I return to school Monday. Prayers and well wishes for staying healthy in the new year--please. It gets so busy, walking one mile i... Read more

  • Day 2 of pictures.

    7/28/2016 11:18:58 PM, by JENN53888

    Breakfast Incredibly dark, but this one is a cho... Read more

  • Wow if I'd only followed through

    7/28/2016 9:43:51 PM, by SUNFLOWERMAMA

    Looking at my previous entries - some 9 years old - its sad that I have to admit I am now at my heaviest. And hating it! It's the all or nothin... Read more

  • I'm back!!!!

    7/28/2016 10:40:50 AM, by HLOCHRIDGE

    Can't believe it's been so long since I've been on here! I'm starting over again! Lost some this past school year from walking at my job. I'm a... Read more

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