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If it's Tuesday...
6/17/2014 9:42:44 PM,  13 COMMENTS

...then it's sadly not Friday. Actually, today got off to a great start. I'm a regular on both Facebook and Twitter. This morning no other than B...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

A List of Reasons (and Grattitudes)
6/17/2014 6:18:11 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I was reading a blog that challenged me to list the reasons I want to lose weight. It really made me stop and think, because I haven't thought about...  Read more

SALAM4545

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. ~George Carlin
6/17/2014 2:42:08 PM,  16 COMMENTS

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. ~George Carlin ...  Read more

SEASONS_CHANGE_

Thank You for the Spark Goodies (Grattitudes)
6/17/2014 12:39:09 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was scrolling down my page and suddenly realized that there were a lot of spark goodies that I hadn't seen before. I played around with them and the...  Read more

SALAM4545

RIP Casey Kasem
6/15/2014 12:43:22 PM,  21 COMMENTS

You'll never know how much of my life you colored, or of how many others. ...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Maybe I shouldn't talk about this
6/14/2014 8:59:26 PM,  19 COMMENTS

My father emotionally abused and physically battered me from toddlerhood until I cut contact with him. At sixty-one I'm still battling the scars. ...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

The Spring Thaw and the Cookie Monster
6/14/2014 5:49:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

[Note: This blog was written a week ago on my "normal" blog, "Beneath the Wings" ( beneaththewings.blogspot.co.il/ ). Since I wrote this I hav...  Read more

RICKISMOM1

Please Help Me Help My Boy
6/14/2014 4:19:57 PM,  16 COMMENTS

My son is 11. He is my precious boy. We are very close. He is sensitive like his mother. He has a temper like his father. When he is easily affected b...  Read more

TEENY2BEE

I like this!
6/14/2014 12:22:20 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Embrace our differences. 220...  Read more

X_MONICA_X

I want to be back on the Fitness Roll of keeping consistent...
6/14/2014 12:14:44 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I managed to do a workout eventhough I am so sleep deprived. Only 35 minutes on the Treadmill brisk walking. Better than doing none at all. I want to...  Read more

X_MONICA_X

Working Out At Work
6/13/2014 4:46:40 PM,  3 COMMENTS

since starting this factory job i've been challenged with many things i've not had to deal with in years. it took some getting use to but my body now...  Read more

LOVINSHERRY78

2014 5% Summer Challenge Exercise Commitment
6/12/2014 8:32:56 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I commit to 30-45 minutes of exercise daily to include 15-20 minutes on the stationary bike, a minimum of 5 minutes stretching throughout the day, an...  Read more

56ROSE

Sfayim to Appolonia
6/12/2014 5:50:29 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Sunday I did something I haven't done for several months: I went "exploring". With Passover cleaning, the Passover holiday, and my operation, I had b...  Read more

RICKISMOM1

officially no longer married
6/12/2014 4:51:09 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I got an email from my solicitor ysterday, the judge signed the order granting the divorce (the decree absolute) on the 4th of June. I've been w...  Read more

FINDINGMENANLT

And the hits just keep coming
6/11/2014 10:19:52 PM,  20 COMMENTS

Terrible night last night. I just started to walk out of my kitchen, lost my balance and fell on the floor. I couldn't get up and had to call the fire...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Weight Gain Report
6/10/2014 10:27:23 AM,  2 COMMENTS

yep..up 22 lbs in the last 7 months. hate that number but glad i put it in front of me and finally really stopping to think about what it all means. i...  Read more

LOVINSHERRY78

Sweaty Monday
6/9/2014 10:23:19 PM,  11 COMMENTS

The weather here in Sonoma County keeps jumping between summer and winter with absolutely no stop for spring. We're in summer mode right now and it's...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Long, unfocused food blog
6/8/2014 10:29:17 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Thinking a LOT about food today. Following Food Network Star right now. Last week they did a Hollywood premiere and had to present to a crowd. I...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood. ~George Orwell
6/8/2014 3:27:59 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood. ~George Orwell ...  Read more

SEASONS_CHANGE_

Slowpoke Saturday
6/7/2014 1:31:58 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Bacon and French toast for breakfast this morning. I don't know if it's just a California brand or if it's national, but Alvarado Street Bakery makes...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

When we are young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, so al
6/7/2014 12:07:19 PM,  15 COMMENTS

When we are young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, so also are we, sentence by sentence, until the story t...  Read more

SEASONS_CHANGE_

Change is a part of the process..
6/7/2014 9:50:36 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I knew last Spring that my fat loss, health, fitness and physique goals would take time. Possibly 1 - 1.5 years.. and I was prepared for that. It wasn...  Read more

MARTHAFOCUSED2

Weekly review
6/7/2014 6:59:47 AM,  1 COMMENTS

My focus this week has been on eating more healthy at lunch time and moving more during the day. Since we moved in February I have either skipped lunc...  Read more

FINDINGMENANLT

The more things change...
6/6/2014 9:41:06 PM,  11 COMMENTS

...the more confused I get. My office got a pricey new imaging system recently. The upper-ups were in a big hurry to get us all to have it instal...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Summer Break
6/6/2014 12:49:06 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Now that school is out, I'm adjusting to new routines. I'm also creating goals for myself which include 30+ minutes of exercise daily, Fly Lady missio...  Read more

56ROSE

Next to music, beer was best. ~Carson McCullers
6/5/2014 6:23:02 PM,  13 COMMENTS

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SEASONS_CHANGE_

Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse. ~unknown
6/4/2014 7:36:36 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse. ~unknown ...  Read more

SEASONS_CHANGE_

True Love: Response Requested
6/3/2014 10:05:16 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm curious to know everyone's thoughts on love... 26 I'm young. I've had the same boyfriend almost five years, but lately I've been contemplating...  Read more

PURELYLIZZIE

Monday muddle
6/2/2014 9:29:09 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Today was okay at work, but I'm tired out and not in a great place. My big toes have been bugging me since I got my new shoes, particularly the...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Is it food or is it a science experiment?
6/1/2014 11:50:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

That hamburger? mostly made in a lab. The corn. Lettuce. Tomatoes. Etc. Food today is full of horomones, anti-biotics, bacteria resistant to anti-b...  Read more

PURELYLIZZIE

Mama Sees Demons
6/1/2014 7:14:10 PM,  18 COMMENTS

my mother has been struggling withlife-threatening health issues on a regulary basis for the last 2 years. in and out of the hospital EVERY month. ...  Read more

TEENY2BEE

30 Years of KIDS
6/1/2014 3:00:25 PM,  11 COMMENTS

IM HAVING A KID FIT!!!!!!! A CABBAGE PATCH KID FIT!!!!!!!! I took my kids to ToysRus and I headed straight to the CPK sect...  Read more

TEENY2BEE

I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world. ~ Walt Whitman
6/1/2014 9:26:35 AM,  16 COMMENTS

I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world. ~ Walt Whitman ...  Read more

SEASONS_CHANGE_

Would like to improve
5/31/2014 1:22:26 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I am back to a heavier weight, but I am not beating myself up about it. That being said I do want to restart my workouts! I was thinking about how...  Read more

READYTOBECOME

Temptation?
5/30/2014 8:29:53 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today, after 5 meatless weeks, I decided to indulge in a small slice of sausage pizza at my favorite Italian restaurant. I love their sausage and was...  Read more

56ROSE

Switched Lanes
5/30/2014 10:54:09 AM,  3 COMMENTS

A week ago, I was obsessed with the thought of leaving. Seeing every comment and action of my husband's as controlling and manipulative. Desperate to...  Read more

BE_HAPPYPOTAMUS

An open letter to cooking contestants
5/29/2014 11:04:53 PM,  10 COMMENTS

You are going to compete on (Hell's Kitchen, Chopped, Cutthroat Kitchen, etc.). Congratulations and good luck! Since you know the show well enough to...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Surviving the half-term break and focusing on goals for the coming weeks
5/29/2014 12:03:45 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I've had a week mostly at home with the boys this week as they are out of school for the half-term break. On the one hand, this has been good be...  Read more

FINDINGMENANLT

Wednesday wobblies
5/28/2014 9:20:44 PM,  11 COMMENTS

One of the down-sides of having a Monday holiday is that I'm always thinking I'm a day behind -- I kept thinking today was Tuesday. But the good thing...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Time Flies!
5/26/2014 10:21:54 PM,  4 COMMENTS

In just 9 days, I will have completed my 6th year as a school crossing guard. I love my job! I'm so grateful that I have this opportunity to interact...  Read more

56ROSE

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