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  • I think I've found some exercise I like...

    12/1/2015 3:21:32 PM, by NDCAROL

    ...and that's easy on my joints. Despite what you see in pictures of the yoga poses, I haven't had problems with my hip or knee. I've maintained ... Read more

  • The Crab Bucket

    12/1/2015 12:57:57 PM, by LEKLETT

    Someone just posted this on a FB group I belong to. I thought it was worth reposting here so I can remember this... THE CRAB BUCKET De... Read more

  • It snowed last night.

    12/1/2015 7:43:46 AM, by LEKLETT

    There is a slight dusting on the ground. It was pretty nice out this morning when I came to work. The wind wasn't blowing... If only that were... Read more

  • It's Monday!

    11/30/2015 10:28:47 AM, by LEKLETT

    I went to bed at 800 last night. I'm awake this morning but am struggling a little bit. My husband was suppose to bring my things to me over th... Read more

  • Wore out...

    11/28/2015 9:21:20 AM, by LEKLETT

    I am emotionally and physically worn out. My body hurts, I'm cold, I am so tired. I am going to get my cake decorated today and when my employe... Read more

  • Stay Strong on Turkey Day!

    11/25/2015 5:11:47 PM, by LDYBUG76

    I was trying to get ahead of the game plan since I'm the one doing most of the cooking. I entered in all of my recipes and put down what I belie... Read more

  • I didn't get married to get divorced...

    11/23/2015 12:55:23 PM, by LEKLETT

    But that's where my marriage is headed. He's an alcoholic and needs to go to treatment, inpatient kind. He tried intensive out patient treatmen... Read more

  • Oh my buddy stress....

    11/21/2015 12:40:08 PM, by LEKLETT

    I have a plan, I am working the plan. So why am I stressed? UG! I feel overwhelmed at what I am working with Amy, my trainer, on. Right now I... Read more

  • My Green Tea/Matcha Research... Oh! And Another Pound Lost!

    11/20/2015 10:59:41 AM, by LDYBUG76

    Just in time for Thanksgiving, the scale is finally moving in the right direction! Another pound lost this morning... Yay! I'm ok with the slow... Read more

  • Patience is a virtue

    11/19/2015 1:10:37 PM, by NDHUNTRESS

    Or so I keep telling myself. I have been working on tabling my frustration over insurance as I know there is no other way around this. I am wor... Read more

  • Get some!

    11/18/2015 2:14:25 PM, by LEKLETT

    I started a new journey this morning. I have hired a trainer who is going to work with me on my eating and work out habits. I've worked with he... Read more

  • My theory and experiment are working so far!

    11/18/2015 1:26:55 PM, by CLARKKAMI

    So far my weight loss experiment is working ( see last Blog) and I have met my goals! 4 Week Experiment To lose 4% of my body weigh... Read more

  • Day 7 update... 230 Days on SP!

    11/9/2015 1:04:50 PM, by LDYBUG76

    Oh, so many things happened in the last 7 days. After I wrote my blog, I fell back into "ho hum" after talking with a friend. Then I talked to a ... Read more

  • It's been a while...

    11/8/2015 2:32:02 PM, by LEKLETT

    The break in at the shop really threw me for a loop. I was stressed the entire month of October and haven't logged into Spark People. It's time... Read more

  • Smart Sweating

    11/8/2015 12:22:29 PM, by MINNEVICKI

    As part of the 30 day Plateau Busting Challenge I was encouraged to write this blog. As I age, I notice that I have to be smarter and smar... Read more

  • Good day

    11/7/2015 6:50:20 PM, by KKASKAY

    I have been having Good day's, turning away from added sugar.... Read more

  • Frustrated with Insurance

    11/5/2015 5:16:46 PM, by NDHUNTRESS

    So I received a jumbled response to my email I sent in Tuesday after seeing that Bariatric surgery would be covered as of January 1, 2016. So I ... Read more

  • Suprising Development

    11/3/2015 11:46:19 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    So today I received an email newsletter from my insurance company. As of Jan 1 2016 they will now cover Bariatric Surgery. Woohoo now just wait... Read more

  • Requesting a Do Over

    11/2/2015 12:07:37 PM, by LDYBUG76

    So much for anybody can do anything for 30 days! October definitely didn't live up to my expectations and flew right by. Since I spent the last ... Read more

  • Rethinking through the Holiday season

    10/31/2015 11:12:32 AM, by NDCAROL

    Here we go again, the temptations of the Winter Holidays. I just included emojis for the holidays th... Read more

  • Hard to be patient.

    10/28/2015 8:54:58 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    So I am still waiting for the Insurance company to let me know if they will cover my surgery. It is so hard to be patient. Has been exactly a m... Read more

  • I won't call it Staring over!

    10/26/2015 9:29:48 AM, by CLARKKAMI

    Though on paper it looks like I am starting over, and I am 10 lbs heavier than I was when I began my journey last time- it's not starting over. ... Read more

  • New challenges

    10/22/2015 9:12:39 AM, by KKASKAY

    Today is day 2 on challenging my sweet tooth. To find out what, & when it calls to my. Had a good day yesterday. After this challenge I h... Read more

  • NSV - Woohoo

    10/19/2015 5:28:06 PM, by NDHUNTRESS

    So we went to a football game on Saturday afternoon and instead of standing room only we were able to have seats for the game. Surprise of surpr... Read more

  • Variation of Serenty Prayer

    10/14/2015 9:40:43 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    Well today i was thinking about how we need to accept the things we can not change so decided to post this variation of the Serenity Prayer ... Read more

  • A Beautiful Day

    10/13/2015 9:54:54 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    Today I am thankful for many things. My beautiful daughter that sees the beauty within. Last week she found a meme on Facebook that about broug... Read more

  • Windy Mondays

    10/12/2015 4:26:16 PM, by NDHUNTRESS

    Well today is a windy one in North Dakota. The weather does not make one inclined to get out and move. I had a fairly busy weekend. Got at... Read more

  • First time ever blogging

    10/11/2015 4:29:08 PM, by KKASKAY

    I not sure what your supposed to say? But here goes. Just moved to a new very small town, in February of this year, do not know anyone here. ... Read more

  • Doing the Happy Dance

    10/9/2015 9:00:33 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    Okay there is a major upside to the diet the Dr put me on. I am down nearly 10 pounds since Sept. 28th. I have not been 100% faithful but the o... Read more

  • Tired today

    10/8/2015 10:45:48 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    I think I am waging a losing battle against a cold. I have been tired all week and now the headache and body aches are starting. Need to get th... Read more

  • Feeling Better

    10/7/2015 11:22:00 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    Well I am feeling better and not as hungry this week as last week. Found out it could take up to 60 days to get a response from the insuranc... Read more

  • Still treading water...

    10/6/2015 6:11:11 PM, by LEKLETT

    But I don't know how! LOL Oh the stress needs to go away. I've hired a new person, she starts tomorrow. This will give me time in the mor... Read more

  • Slow down to know yourself

    10/5/2015 2:15:53 PM, by NDCAROL

    Since retirement I've been able - and willing - to slow down and pay attention to what I do with my body and what it is telling ... Read more

  • Just crabby?

    10/5/2015 2:06:57 PM, by LEKLETT

    I feel better today. I slept like a rock last night again. It's interesting sleeping so hard and dreaming. I don't remember the last time I've... Read more

  • Busy Weekend

    10/5/2015 9:39:43 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    So I had a busy weekend and not entirely on plan either. I tried to do the best I could which in the end I don't think was too bad. Hubby plann... Read more

  • Can I say I'm Baaaack AGAIN???

    10/4/2015 12:35:21 PM, by NDTEACHER1

    Life is so difficult between the times of love and peace. I not only gained back all my weight, I gained back additional pounds. I have lost tou... Read more

  • Stress, stress, and more stress

    10/4/2015 12:21:50 PM, by LEKLETT

    And now I'm getting sick. Last weekend I spent fighting with my husband. It was awful. Then Wednesday night, someone broke into my shop. The ... Read more

  • Thankful the week is nearly over

    10/2/2015 9:12:43 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    Well this has been a crazy week getting use to the new plan that the Dr has me on. I have not been 100% faithful I will admit that straight up. ... Read more

  • The plus side of a Sadistic Dr.

    10/1/2015 9:48:17 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    So I mentioned the plan my Dr is having me on to drop 18 pounds prior to surgery. Have I mentioned he is sadistic :) Well I am still wanting to... Read more

  • 30 days at a time...

    9/30/2015 9:16:47 PM, by LDYBUG76

    Ready for a new month... September just flew right by! No gain & no loss. With the change of seasons I'll make a change in my workouts. Up to thi... Read more

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