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  • Day 1 Terrafit challenge

    9/28/2015 8:46:25 AM, by RAYODER

    Today is the first day of my Terrafit challenge. I'm very excited, but woke up with a headache. I need to get measurements and pictures done. He... Read more

  • A healthier me

    9/27/2015 11:42:06 PM, by BKAYS3

    Today is day 10 of The South Beach Diet. I started phase 2 today. I felt I was ready.My bloodsugar was in normal range today. I feel good. My dau... Read more

  • Day 0 Part 2: Starting Over, Stats, and Working Out

    9/27/2015 5:27:29 PM, by ALYSSAR2012

    I made the decision to start over. Clean slate. No worrying about catching up or doing extra. I'm just starting over with a better mindset and ou... Read more

  • Disneyworld HERE I COME!!

    9/27/2015 4:30:53 PM, by KMDB6312

    So, Disneyworld is finally a reality in my future. A friend is holding the money necessary, so that when it comes time to plan it, I have the mon... Read more

  • A night not planned

    9/27/2015 3:06:59 PM, by MEGAN6277

    Last night was my husbands second night off. We usually try to spend at least one night together a week. I know that doesnt seem like much for ma... Read more

  • Weight Loss After 40 Requires a Different Approach

    9/27/2015 2:26:05 PM, by FABTEMP

    The equation used to be so simple. Weight Loss = Exercise + Dedication - Calories. I've been doing that for years now. It no longer works.... Read more

  • Feeling Great

    9/27/2015 11:58:56 AM, by BELLATALULA

    I had an excellent week. Since starting to weeks ago I am now down 7 lbs. I went to the mall and picked up some new clothes (post baby I have a... Read more

  • Day 0 - Stats Day

    9/27/2015 1:28:04 AM, by ALYSSAR2012

    It is currently 1:15 am making it officially Sunday. Due to it being Sunday, I feel it is the perfect day to start over. Why? Because it is the l... Read more

  • Woohoo! 5k completed!

    9/26/2015 9:56:00 PM, by MICHELE826

    Today was the day. Beautiful Midwest autumn day! Husband decided to join me walk. Daughter completed her walk/run journey as well. Very proud of... Read more

  • Just so you know...

    9/25/2015 5:51:01 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    We all are. We just forget to see it sometimes. Have... Read more


    9/25/2015 3:25:06 PM, by MELANIEA3

    Small steps and homework is what the dr said. I am officially scheduled to start in the morning, i also need to sign up to Over eaters annonomou... Read more

  • Weekend

    9/25/2015 1:00:18 PM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    Anyone doing anything exciting this weekend? I'm working out and Fall cleaning... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/25/2015 12:38:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! it has been a mostly busy week for me this week. my daughter is taking it easy this weekend. i do not have much plan... Read more

  • Why Old Habits Die Hard

    9/25/2015 11:54:33 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I often wonder why its so hard to get myself out of "bad" habits. What you know and do is comfortable and food and exercise is no exception. Th... Read more

  • New Goals

    9/25/2015 8:15:30 AM, by LINROSE662

    Getting back on track after a long absence. You'd think with all the years and dieting experience under my belt, I'd have this all figured out a... Read more

  • A very long week

    9/25/2015 5:55:52 AM, by MEGAN6277

    All I can say is thank goodness its friday! This week has tried my patience with miss haps and two out of three boys down with ear infections, a ... Read more

  • ACK

    9/25/2015 12:58:08 AM, by TIFFANYFELICE

    Went to the doctor today and found out that my hypothyroidism,and hypertension are not under control , and was told that I am pr... Read more

  • update... 93 pounds down

    9/24/2015 8:19:59 PM, by SKWARLO1

    Just a quick update. I'm 93 pounds down. 8 more till m... Read more

  • Path or Destination....

    9/24/2015 11:11:10 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    WE can do it! Just for today, I remind myself it is t... Read more

  • Long day

    9/24/2015 9:23:58 AM, by KAYLAMAY5

    Today is going to be a long day. I can tell already. Its gloomy outside, if its going to rain I wish it just would already. ... Read more

  • a cooler day

    9/24/2015 9:16:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    a great day to get outdoors. my daughter has cross country practice this morning, before she started school. she enjoys being active and encourag... Read more

  • a cooler day

    9/24/2015 9:16:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    a great day to get outdoors. my daughter has cross country practice this morning, before she started school. she enjoys being active and encourag... Read more

  • This rollercoaster called life

    9/23/2015 11:23:02 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

    Well were officially mid week and I am still totally off with my eating. I am making improvements though I decided it was time to get a membersh... Read more

  • Feeling Good

    9/23/2015 10:08:06 PM, by TIFFANYFELICE

    My knee is doing a little bit better. I woke up today feeling a little crummy, so I took a nap after taking my kids to school ... Read more

  • Be the Change!

    9/23/2015 11:16:15 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Positive thought for the day!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    9/23/2015 9:57:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much cooler day here today. for about three mornings a week, my daughter has cross country practice at school. she really enjoys it. as for me,... Read more

  • Good day!

    9/23/2015 9:30:10 AM, by MICHELE826

    Woke up tired after working afternoon shift. I needed to walk to train for 5k this week. Goal was at least 30 minutes. I felt good and energized ... Read more

  • Favorite Season

    9/23/2015 6:33:52 AM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    What's your favorite season and why? I love Summer. Always outside and seems like everyone and everything slows down a bit.... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    9/22/2015 12:12:51 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny day here today. i am taking it easy a bit today, as yesterday was a very full day for me. all of the birds say hi. have a wonde... Read more

  • Day 5: 9-22-15

    9/22/2015 12:03:03 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I made a good choice yesterday. Earlier in the day I caved to 2 minature chocolate bars in our main office. They were ok but not worth the extr... Read more

  • Rocked it!!

    9/21/2015 8:46:50 PM, by SCREAMINGNOODLE

    I did so good today! Only thing lacking is water! Gonna drink some tonight to catch up. But I am pretty proud of myself!... Read more

  • Fitbit

    9/21/2015 1:11:04 PM, by LBELL4

    Well I have decided that on friday i am going to go to best buy and put a down payment on a fitbit. I think that is better for me than a reg... Read more

  • Day 4: 9-21-14

    9/21/2015 12:38:38 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I had an oustandingly busy weekend. My goal this weekend was to enjoy and embrace our busy family life. I drove my oldest to camp after s... Read more

  • Changing Goals

    9/21/2015 11:46:07 AM, by BELLATALULA

    I have had a life long struggle with my weight, but more importantly my feelings towards my body. No matter what size I have been (and I have be... Read more

  • Carry on!

    9/21/2015 11:08:23 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Happy as can be, made it through healing the pinched ... Read more

  • it's a beautiful day

    9/21/2015 10:38:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. let's see what the week brings. my daughter is doing well in school and really likes her teacher. all the birds say cheep,c... Read more

  • Better day

    9/21/2015 10:12:34 AM, by KAYLAMAY5

    More upbeat today. Tired but positive. Worked outside all weekend and the sunlight does a lot for my mood. I HATE HATE HATE mosquitoes!! I rea... Read more

  • Very tired

    9/21/2015 8:24:41 AM, by RAYODER

    Very tired today. I would love to crawl back in bed, but that's not an option. I have little ones that need me and to much to do. It's time to t... Read more

  • Motivation and Determination

    9/21/2015 1:06:28 AM, by ESHARA43

    I have been sitting here thinking of what I want to do before my 48th birthday and I have decided that I want a healthier life style before then.... Read more

  • Loneliness

    9/20/2015 8:07:29 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

    Loneliness is sitting in a room with others and still feeling all by yourself. Loneliness is looking into the eyes of the one you loved,... Read more

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