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  • Another data point that proves the theory!

    4/25/2017 10:59:36 PM, by CARTOONB

    Yesterday was a long day and I got to bed "late". At least, it was later than I wanted to be in bed. Today, I turned into a Hoover!!! <... Read more

  • Where does the evening go?

    4/24/2017 11:02:40 PM, by CARTOONB

    I left work on time and headed to the gym. We did a nice hard workout and I was home slightly before 7. I had dinner in the slow cooker and DS ... Read more

  • Energy to get through the day

    4/23/2017 11:03:04 PM, by CARTOONB

    My workout friend and I have something in common. We both have tons of energy to get through the day. We are both up and on our feet and gettin... Read more

  • Zero added sugar?

    4/22/2017 9:34:25 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today, in the 21-Day No-Sugar Challenge, I am supposed to aim for zero servings of added sugar. Zero? Why zero? I know that too much sugar is ... Read more

  • And on to the next crisis? Fight? Discussion? Stress?

    4/21/2017 10:02:53 PM, by CARTOONB

    When I got home from grocery shopping and DS helped carry, we started talking again. BTW, thank you for all of the support on my "Florida i... Read more

  • I'm not a world traveler

    4/20/2017 11:34:43 PM, by CARTOONB

    When I went to college, I flew from Idaho to Missouri without my parents. And things were a lot different back then (rules, luggage, etc.). Sin... Read more

  • Appointments and Easter

    4/20/2017 4:02:18 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Well I have had no exercise this week because my main gym and swim days are on Monday and Friday, unfortunately those were the day the gym was cl... Read more

  • Peanut Butter Mashed Potatoes

    4/20/2017 12:16:32 AM, by CARTOONB

    Had a business dinner tonight at the Brickyard Steakhouse in downtown Boise. I ordered (of course!) steak. :) It was a rib-eye steak with pot... Read more

  • My son has no empathy

    4/18/2017 11:15:20 PM, by CARTOONB

    There was a bus crash not far from where we live. The bus swerved off of the road and rolled an unknown number of times. The great news is that... Read more

  • A work out partner is essential for me

    4/17/2017 11:17:55 PM, by CARTOONB

    I have a workout partner who is 6 years younger than me. She is very results driven and likes to have a goal to work toward. And, she would rat... Read more

  • Happy Easter

    4/16/2017 11:00:57 PM, by CARTOONB

    DD and her BF came over for Easter dinner and to do their laundry (their washing machine is broken). Spent a nice afternoon with them, DH and DS... Read more

  • Thought I'd get the chance to read today...

    4/15/2017 12:17:54 AM, by CARTOONB

    ,,,but I was 100% wrong! Started the day early by going to the gym. Came home, started laundry and cleaned the bathroom, ate lunch, more laundr... Read more

  • First SB Game tonight!

    4/13/2017 11:49:31 PM, by CARTOONB

    We had our first softball game of the season today. I kept a close eye on the skies and my email as it rained off and on most of the day. The ... Read more

  • Planning ahead for the end of the week

    4/12/2017 10:34:18 PM, by CARTOONB

    As I've mentioned before, Thursdays and Fridays are hard for me. I'm tired by then and I want to eat to "reward" myself with food. My plan for ... Read more

  • Whole grain day!

    4/11/2017 11:12:39 PM, by CARTOONB

    My challenge for today was to have at least half of my grains be whole grains. The only grains I had today were the tortilla chips I had with my... Read more

  • Day 4 - "No" Sugar

    4/10/2017 11:13:54 PM, by CARTOONB

    It turns out, my go-to afternoon snack has 12 grams of sugar. And I thought I was being healthy. It is Greek yogurt with granola. When I was c... Read more

  • Sunday, Sunday...

    4/9/2017 10:56:08 PM, by CARTOONB

    Last day of the weekend. Went to the gym early since I was meeting the "Ladies and the Babies" for lunch. We met at the local outdoor mall and ... Read more

  • 14-in-14 Update and Thanks!

    4/9/2017 12:10:29 AM, by CARTOONB

    First, thank you all for the support on my last blog. I am looking forward to the week off, to reading and hopefully, to sleeping in until at le... Read more

  • Mother of the Year?

    4/7/2017 11:27:48 PM, by CARTOONB

    I have two kids and I think I've done an okay job raising them. They have always behaved better in public than they do at home. They are polite... Read more

  • Spring!

    4/7/2017 10:18:29 AM, by KSNANA2

    We are behind in moisture here in the Midwest, but have been getting much needed rain lately. But today the grass is drying enough DH and I plan... Read more

  • First day of 21-Day No Sugar Challenge

    4/6/2017 11:22:53 PM, by CARTOONB

    Did the first day of the no-sugar challenge. Took the quiz and got the same answer as my Spark-buddy who is doing this with me, KENDRACARROLL. ... Read more

  • Status report:

    4/5/2017 11:23:19 PM, by CARTOONB

    1. Running late so this will be short. 2. Boys are feeling better...mostly. 3. Going to do Spark's 21-Day No Sugar Challenge with a Spark Fr... Read more

  • Sick babies

    4/4/2017 11:02:14 PM, by CARTOONB

    DH and DS are both sick. DH (who is never cold) was freezing tonight. Granted, the heat was off and it was only 63' in the house. But still, h... Read more

  • Tracked sugar...I think

    4/3/2017 10:28:59 PM, by CARTOONB

    I ate what I ate and then I went back and looked at the nutrition info for each item and added up the grams of sugar (sorry for the run-on senten... Read more

  • 28-Day No Sugar Challenge?

    4/2/2017 10:00:47 PM, by CARTOONB

    I've been listening to a new podcast (new to me) called 40+ Fitness. The personal trainer who hosts the podcast is anti-sugar. He's not obnoxio... Read more

  • I finally figured it out

    4/1/2017 9:58:03 PM, by CARTOONB

    I tend to eat really well Sunday through Wednesday. Thursday is iffy and then Friday and Saturday are ugly. I work Monday through Thursday, 6 a... Read more

  • Flirting or being friendly?

    3/31/2017 11:33:27 PM, by CARTOONB

    In my area, there is a local gym that offers three free classes every Saturday morning. They start at 7:30 and a new one starts 45 minutes after... Read more

  • Law and Order Marathon

    3/31/2017 12:34:41 AM, by CARTOONB

    My DS has discovered Law and Order, the series that has been running since at least 1992. And he has found a station that is showing episodes ba... Read more

  • Just a streak update tonight

    3/29/2017 11:55:01 PM, by CARTOONB

    Work meeting at 9:00 tonight went later than planned so I am running way behind. Just an update tonight. Hope y'all are having a fantasti... Read more

  • Feeling productive anyway

    3/28/2017 10:56:39 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today was a normal day. Went to work, then to the gym and then home. After dinner, I took my shower and gathered my stuff (lunch, book, etc.) f... Read more

  • New group

    3/28/2017 4:19:58 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I have been to tne new weight loss group today but unfortunately the scales were not working, I did weigh myself yesterday and I had lost 3 poun... Read more

  • What does it say about me?

    3/28/2017 12:31:48 AM, by CARTOONB

    I am on a team that each month we are challenged to change up our Spark Page to match a theme of the month. We get to choose what that theme is.... Read more

  • Yup...Paying for it!

    3/26/2017 11:10:09 PM, by CARTOONB

    If you read my blog from yesterday, you may have seen that I did three different exercise classes yesterdays. Yoga, HIRT and Battle Ready. I re... Read more

  • Internet connection hiccup

    3/25/2017 9:41:46 PM, by CARTOONB

    I was about 1/3 of the way through the most riveting blog every known to man and my internet connection went kaput! That was yesterday. Today ... Read more

  • So tired of BMF!!!

    3/22/2017 11:41:23 PM, by CARTOONB

    What is BMF? Don't worry, the F is not for *the* F word. BMF is Barbara Made Food. And since I'm Barbara, it's food made by me. DH and I long... Read more

  • A little over, but I'm okay

    3/21/2017 11:21:45 PM, by CARTOONB

    I was up again too late last night. I had room in my calories to get a chai tea on my way to work (needed the extra caffeine). Stayed on track ... Read more

  • First weigh in

    3/21/2017 12:54:39 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I went to the NHS weight loss group today, it was good, the talk was about fluids which was very informative. My w eight was 11st 12lbs.... Read more

  • WWF is EVIL!! LOL!

    3/20/2017 11:23:47 PM, by CARTOONB

    I've been playing Scrabble with my mom since the time I could spell. My mom would help me figure out words to play and where to play, but she ne... Read more

  • Walked in the rain today

    3/19/2017 11:12:25 PM, by CARTOONB

    I didn't mean to, but the rain started before my walk ended. The morning was gorgeous, but I had things I had to get done before I could take th... Read more

  • Weigh in #1 done and now back at it!

    3/18/2017 10:54:56 PM, by CARTOONB

    Woot!!! Weighed in today and I'm down 2 pounds from last week!!! I am on track to lose my 14 pounds in 14 weeks. I had planned for today to be... Read more

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