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  • 3/22/17

    3/22/2017 10:18:13 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy the saga of the bank account is finally resolved. The account is open, finally got the check and I am distributing money. The next problem ... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 3/22/17

    3/22/2017 10:16:03 AM, by JVANAM

    Are you slumping right now? Sit up straight! Now doesn't' that feel better?... Read more

  • Never give up, never surrender.

    3/22/2017 1:10:12 AM, by PORTHOS75

    In November of 2015 I had lost 50 or 60 pounds. An emergency gall bladder surgery meant I couldn't work out for a month. The month turned into 2 ... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 3/21/17

    3/21/2017 3:42:50 PM, by JVANAM

    Always keep your gym bag packed and ready to go to prevent forgetfulness and exercise excuses.... Read more

  • 3/20/17

    3/20/2017 9:26:31 PM, by RHOOK20047

    34 years ago God bless Margaret and I with our first son. Boy days like these make me feel old. Chris turned 34 today. I made him his favorite... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 3/17/17

    3/20/2017 4:44:14 AM, by JVANAM

    Living a healthy lifestyle is about moderation, not deprivation!.... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 3/18/17

    3/20/2017 4:41:45 AM, by JVANAM

    It's amazing how much better vegetables taste when I'm working out consistently.... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk? 3/19/17

    3/20/2017 4:20:00 AM, by JVANAM

    Balanced calories + Increased activity + Habits you can stick with = Healthy weight for life... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk? 3/20/17

    3/20/2017 4:18:19 AM, by JVANAM

    Visualizing and goal setting are important steps to success, especially when it comes to weight loss.... Read more

  • 3/19/17

    3/19/2017 9:39:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well we started with excitement at church this morning. Not the type we like. It was kind of strange to watch. During Masses the folks leaving... Read more

  • Day 1 - For real.

    3/19/2017 4:54:22 PM, by TACOMALO

    Just getting back from a 4 mile walk on a glorious unofficial Spring day in Arkansas. Really needed the sun to get me back to the right state of... Read more

  • 3/18/17

    3/18/2017 10:28:04 PM, by RHOOK20047

    We had a quiet day for the most part today. I have done nothing much. Margaret went to DIerbergs, Walmart and Shop-n-Save today to get the groc... Read more

  • Consitent

    3/18/2017 12:33:23 AM, by NITEMAN3D

    I'm finally beginning to develop actual habits over a long period of time, not just short term special efforts. BP and glucose are under control... Read more

  • 3/17/17

    3/17/2017 11:17:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I am bumming. My friend's son died of a heroin overdose. They were both working the fish fry tonight. I don't know how they were able to do it... Read more

  • Yesterday Fell Apart

    3/17/2017 8:04:31 AM, by DOUGDC

    Today will be better. First, there's the clear dawn sunlight streaming into my room. I always feel capable and optimistic when I see the mor... Read more

  • 3/16/17

    3/16/2017 9:29:28 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Today was a good day. Busy at work, so the day went fast. I found out the details of my friend's son. As I suspected it was a drug overdose. ... Read more

  • 3/15/17

    3/15/2017 10:00:54 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Taking it easy this evening. Was supposed to go to the Men's Faith Group, but my knees were hurting so bad, that I decided to ice them up and ta... Read more

  • 3/14/17

    3/14/2017 11:12:14 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Just got home from choir, and it is 10:10 p.m. I am dead on my feet. Had a good day, just too darn busy. But as my friend says 10 years from n... Read more

  • 59 and 364 days....

    3/14/2017 8:53:18 AM, by PLMITCH

    Yep...tomorrow is my 60th birthday! So today is celebrate 59 and 364 days old! I don't expect to feel any different tomorrow. But today on my ... Read more

  • 3/13/17

    3/13/2017 9:11:11 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Nothing much to report. Got about 2-3 inches of snow this morning. Made the drive to work a little slower, but not bad. Had a good day at work... Read more

  • Is Acceptance the End?

    3/13/2017 9:16:11 AM, by DOUGDC

    It's morning. A cold, clear, end of winter morning. The day is full of possibilities and I look forward to taking care of the things I think are ... Read more

  • Day 1 - Kick Off.

    3/12/2017 11:45:14 PM, by TACOMALO

    Kicking off again, with firmness and discipline. Just came back from Carnaval in Brazil...it's bizarre to be the fattest person on a beach of hu... Read more

  • 3/12/17

    3/12/2017 9:38:08 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy this day went by way too fast. I worked last night until 1:00 a.m. and got home around 1:30 and realized that it was really 2:30 with the ti... Read more

  • Morning Has Broken...

    3/11/2017 7:27:25 AM, by DOUGDC

    Broken open, I mean to say, and looks lovely. Sunny, clear, chilly. I've been able to get up at 6 am the past two mornings without an alarm... Read more

  • 3/10/17

    3/10/2017 10:00:59 PM, by RHOOK20047

    TGIF! I got to work to a problem in the making. The market feeds weren't working properly, and should have been reported and fixed last night,... Read more


    3/10/2017 3:33:38 AM, by JVANAM

    Don't worry about the latest trends in food or fitness. Do what works for you. Discover a new life at your own pace.... Read more

  • 3/9/17

    3/9/2017 9:16:07 PM, by RHOOK20047

    How does one slow down? I have been trying for the last couple of weeks, but end up I am busier than ever! Working an hour less each day, has ... Read more

  • A Beautiful Day Ahead - An Opportunity

    3/9/2017 8:36:56 AM, by DOUGDC

    Today is a lovely, sunny, chill, but not cold day. House is quiet. My wife is off on a genealogic project and I have 9 AM to 5 PM at my disposal.... Read more

  • 3/8/17

    3/8/2017 10:25:52 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Time has been a premium for me this week. A very good friend of our is very ill and almost took so long to go to the hospital that she was almos... Read more

  • Routine is Helping

    3/8/2017 8:58:18 AM, by DOUGDC

    Routine is helping. And getting up earlier would help more. I can generally be sure of getting three blocks of work done: professional study... Read more

  • 3/6/17

    3/6/2017 9:26:41 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I almost thought that I was headed to the emergency today. I was getting chest pains this morning after my morning walk. I had walked a l... Read more

  • Gathering Thoughts

    3/6/2017 8:33:25 AM, by DOUGDC

    It's Monday morning. I have a cup of tea, and I'm typing, not writing, as I look ahead at the week and review a bit the week just passed. I ... Read more

  • Intuitive Eating

    3/6/2017 12:46:29 AM, by NITEMAN3D

    Today's Spark Coach video wanted me to do that. I passed due to my Diabetes. My Docs instructions involve eating smaller amounts evenly spaced ... Read more

  • 3/5/17

    3/5/2017 10:12:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Made an easy day again today. Went to church. Had my friend play the organ for the choir and all went well. Pastor was happy, and I cantored ... Read more

  • Vacation Time

    3/5/2017 8:41:07 AM, by PLMITCH

    Heading to Jamaica! Vacation time! And much needed too!... Read more

  • 3/4/17

    3/4/2017 11:49:35 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Taking the day easy, had our Prayer breakfast and my pastor used the Morning Prayer that I had prepared to go with his reflection on the season o... Read more

  • Focus - seems to be working

    3/4/2017 9:02:44 AM, by DOUGDC

    Setting priorities is a constant requirement. I've got these goals. How to accomplish? For me the issue is something akin to focus. I have s... Read more

  • 3/3/17

    3/3/2017 10:09:08 PM, by RHOOK20047

    TGIF! I am so glad this day is over. This was a long week. Half of our team has been in training all week, so I am doing a lot of coverage fo... Read more

  • 3/2/17

    3/2/2017 10:13:56 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Another very busy day. Cold/whatever is getting better, still have a cough, but it is getting better, feel tired all the time. Looking forward ... Read more

  • Dinner Party Went Well

    3/2/2017 9:47:30 AM, by DOUGDC

    I enjoy entertaining. Particularly at dinner. I get to cook something I like (or hope I'll like), and the atmosphere is likely upbeat. Last ... Read more

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