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  • Did it again :-D

    11/20/2015 11:12:35 PM, by COLEYBANANA

    Not as good as yesterday, but still met my goals. D... Read more

  • Goals met!!!

    11/19/2015 8:43:48 PM, by COLEYBANANA

    Exceeded, actually! Something I forgot to mention i... Read more

  • Goals

    11/19/2015 9:07:02 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    I recently set my goals (at least in my head). I thou... Read more

  • Hubby said...

    11/16/2015 4:35:05 PM, by COLEYBANANA

    ...that I'm lighter!!! He picked me up last night to pop my back and he had a lot less trouble than he used to! It just gave me the best feeling ... Read more

  • Grand Re-re-re starting

    8/3/2015 11:12:22 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    I'm back to where I started my journey. I don't consider it a bad thing. Not when I ballooned up to nearly 250 lbs! Today I weighed in at 227.2 ... Read more

  • Accountability

    1/16/2015 11:17:30 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    It's been a long time since my last blog. I don't even know what to say anymore. Last year had a lot of ups and downs for me. Overall I think I d... Read more

  • Mark Hyman Daniel Plan Protein Shake

    1/12/2015 1:30:16 AM, by MOMMASPORT

    (My two cents is Hemp tastes yukky leave it out and guzzle it seperately with water so as not to ruin the rest of the shake). Whole Food Pro... Read more

  • Ladyhawkes' Detox on Daniel Plan for reference

    1/12/2015 12:40:03 AM, by MOMMASPORT

    Tuesday, January 07, 2014 I am keeping track of my calories even though I know that's not the point of the Daniel Plan. But I found I had my... Read more

  • I'm just really happy today

    7/28/2014 1:17:21 PM, by AMANDARKA

    I have a new mattress and peacefully slept all through the night. I normally toss and turn and wake up almost every hour. I feel rested and my my... Read more

  • Happy things!!

    7/23/2014 4:37:31 PM, by AMANDARKA

    I rarely post on here, which I am going to change!! :) I signed up to run my first half marathon this November! I've been training slowly, b... Read more

  • Didn't Make My July 4th Goal...

    7/6/2014 6:35:44 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    ...but I tried. I just found out last week that I wasn't eating enough food for the amount of activity I am doing. I'm sure this contributed to ... Read more

  • Week 1 Fighting for Fitness

    5/5/2014 12:43:14 AM, by FIERCEONE4PEACE

    Regular (30 points) - Do at least 15 minutes or cardio at least 3 times a week for the regular points The plan is hiking Monday, Friday ... Read more

  • Baby has arrived....plan of attack to get back in shape

    5/2/2014 2:25:49 PM, by FIERCEONE4PEACE

    So, I got up to 265 during my pregnancy and I'm hovering around 245 now. That's a gain of 75 pounds during the pregnancy!! I'm at my heaviest aga... Read more

  • What I Did on March 29, 2014

    3/29/2014 2:26:54 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    We didn't have team workout today, so I ventured out with my dog to try to get 10,000 steps in before returning home. Our team (Seaside Sparkers... Read more

  • 2014 - 1st Goal Met

    3/27/2014 4:33:02 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    I have met my first goal of losing 20 pounds by my birthday about six weeks early. YES!! Now, I will push towards reaching my second goal of lo... Read more

  • Another New Food :-(

    3/4/2014 6:52:29 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    ...so, I tried the Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt and I was not impressed. This is probably the first food that I've tried this year that I didn't ca... Read more

  • One More New Food

    2/19/2014 4:31:13 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    Today, I tried Bob's Red Mill 5 Grain Rolled Hot Cereal for breakfast and it was delicious. I had seen it in several markets (including Big Lot ... Read more

  • Oh baby.

    2/6/2014 5:59:34 PM, by PENNYDREADFUL

    Well, I seem to be pregnant! It happened a lot faster than either of us thought it would. We've only been married a month! Everyone said that bec... Read more

  • Another New Food?

    2/3/2014 1:08:16 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    This morning, I'm having a bagel slim (100 calories) and Philadelphia Cream Cheese . What's so new about this? The cream cheese is natural hone... Read more

  • BikeRide and Nature Walk

    1/27/2014 3:14:18 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    This past Saturday, January 25, 2014, a few of the Seaside Sparkers got together for a bike ride and nature walk. It was a perfect day to do so.... Read more

  • A New Food? (Sort of)

    1/22/2014 2:12:38 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    Yesterday, while watching The Chew, Carla Hall made chocolate oatmeal that she said could be eaten for breakfast or dessert. It looked delicious... Read more

  • Whale Watching

    1/19/2014 7:30:41 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    Yesterday, the Seaside Sparkers headed up to Point Vincente in Palos Verdes, CA to whale watch while hiking. Boy, oh boy, did I get a workout. ... Read more

  • 2013 FitBit Miles

    1/17/2014 6:27:57 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    I had no idea that Fitbit gives you as much information as it does. Yesterday, I received an email that stated that I had walked 813 miles in 20... Read more

  • The wedding happened!

    1/13/2014 7:39:17 PM, by PENNYDREADFUL

    Now what?? I did NOT lose the 20 lbs I wanted to for my wedding, I only lost 7-8lbs. But I still had an amazing day filled with friends/fami... Read more

  • Fat Free Dressings

    1/10/2014 3:37:46 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    I have NOT found a fat free dressing that I really like. My experiences with fat free dressing are they are too thick and too sweet. I know tha... Read more

  • Trying New Foods

    1/6/2014 2:11:52 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    ....so, yesterday, I bought the Jimmy Dean Turkey Sausage crumbles and they are pretty good. I made a breakfast sandwich with a 100 calorie mult... Read more

  • First Weigh-In 2014

    1/5/2014 4:32:18 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    ...so, today was the big day to see if anything had changed. Wow, what a surprise. I was down 9.4 pounds. Yay, me! I think I have been eating... Read more

  • First Team Workout 2014

    1/4/2014 9:24:25 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    We met at the end of 190th Street in Redondo Beach and walked, and walked and walked. I forgot to turn my phone on to get the mileage, but we en... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    1/1/2014 11:54:54 AM, by LIZZIECA55

    Wow! It seems that 2013 passed so fast, but we are blessed to be on the other side in 2014. I don't know about you, but I've got to join Wonde... Read more

  • Warning... Rant enclosed!

    9/24/2013 12:35:21 PM, by COLEYBANANA

    That is all it is, right? I really wish I could be a more positive person. ... Read more

  • A new week, some new goals.

    9/23/2013 3:48:42 PM, by AMANDARKA

    Mother Nature paid me a nasty visit this weekend, but I feel so energized and optimistic about my future. I've been making small changes. Nothing... Read more

  • Extra, Extra!

    9/22/2013 12:00:32 PM, by COLEYBANANA

    After losing my blog entry several times due to a broken computer, I am kind of fed up! My idea was to post something more positive (and I will, ... Read more

  • Terrenea Cove 3

    9/18/2013 6:25:23 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    This is the last of the pictures that I captured on my walk this past weekend. Read more

  • It's Wednesday!

    9/18/2013 12:30:47 PM, by AMANDARKA

    Yesterday I went to bed in such a sour mood for a few different reasons. But this morning, after reading a few articles on here and adding a reci... Read more

  • I want to start running again!

    9/18/2013 10:13:05 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    Last year I managed to run a 5k. It was so much fun! I really want to do it again, but, unfortunately my shoes aren't up to par. Around Christmas... Read more


    9/17/2013 11:42:55 PM, by MASRITE

    So, 24 years ago today, I married my man!! We've done a lot since then: he graduated law school, we had 4 kids, we moved a few times, finally bo... Read more

  • Terranea Cove 2

    9/17/2013 12:39:47 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    As promised, I'm adding more pictures of my walk this past Saturday. Read more

  • Already lost lbs!!

    9/17/2013 10:39:33 AM, by COLEYBANANA

    I started back on the healthy eating streak last week and I stepped on the scale (drum roll.....) I lost 5 lbs so far!... Read more

  • Cheat Day

    9/16/2013 11:06:01 PM, by MASRITE

    Before I get to that, just wanted to write a little about yesterday. Started off the day with my weigh in. And, (insert drum roll here......), ... Read more

  • Terranea Cove 1

    9/16/2013 8:04:26 PM, by LIZZIECA55

    This past Saturday, the team decided to take a guided nature walk in Palos Verdes instead of our normal Saturday morning workout. Needless to s... Read more

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