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  • Day 12 of my streak and still going strong....

    10/24/2014 9:36:27 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Today was a good day. I managed to walk for 45 minutes this morning, instead of only 20 minutes as originally planned. Felt better for it too. ... Read more

  • Day 11 and Day 12

    10/24/2014 7:39:29 AM, by SHAWFAN

    Yesterday was a very busy day, and I didn't get a chance to post. I did, however, get the chance to exercise for 30 minutes. So I got a workout... Read more

  • Day 10 and a much better day...

    10/22/2014 8:58:24 PM, by SHAWFAN

    I thank you, Gaye for the sweet goodie and message. Yesterday was just not a great day for excercise, although I did make get a bit in. Today ... Read more

  • Day 9 by the skin of my teeth...

    10/21/2014 9:34:59 PM, by SHAWFAN

    I did make it through today without cheating and with the minimum of exercise. Didn't make it to the gym because I had to give my dh some moral ... Read more

  • Day 8 and still going strong...

    10/20/2014 9:45:19 PM, by SHAWFAN

    I honestly didn't know if I was going to make it today and would have had to have started all over again. I didn't want to do that, but being th... Read more

  • And Day 7 is done!!

    10/19/2014 10:00:42 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Very short blog tonight as it's late and everyone has to get up early in the morning. But Day 7 is done! Went to the gym and had a session with... Read more

  • Day 6 and still going

    10/18/2014 9:58:23 PM, by SHAWFAN

    And no, I didn't make it to the gym today. We took the kids to the zoo again today and walked for over 4 hours there. Then my daughter, my gran... Read more

  • Day 5 and still going strong...

    10/17/2014 10:55:31 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Boy, did I have a hard time getting started this morning. I just didn't feel like doing anything but laying my head down and sleeping. I hate g... Read more

  • 4 week challenge!! - 159 here I come

    10/17/2014 5:17:27 AM, by DTONEY76

    Hi Sparkers, It's been a while since I've blogged and it feels amazing to finally be back on track. I made it out of the 170's on 10/6, now... Read more

  • Day 4 of my streak....

    10/16/2014 9:41:46 PM, by SHAWFAN

    First of all, please pray for my granddaughter, who got hurt at school and is now at urgent care getting her ankle x-rayed. We're hoping that sh... Read more

  • Day 3 and on to Day 4

    10/16/2014 8:36:56 AM, by SHAWFAN

    I couldn't post yesterday as I just got too busy after work with the gym....yes, I made it...and then with helping my daughter fix dinner. We ha... Read more

  • Thought for the Day

    10/15/2014 7:33:40 AM, by SHAWFAN

    Life is a riddle. We cannot expect to understand life's twists and turns as they occur each day, and we greatly frustrate ourselves in the fu... Read more

  • Day 2 and not exactly what I had planned...

    10/14/2014 9:15:34 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Today wasn't a bad day. I did walk this morning for about 45 minutes. My plan this morning was to get home and work out using my exercise ball,... Read more

  • A decent day for Monday

    10/13/2014 9:17:28 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Thank you all for you concern and comments on my migraine yesterday. I feel much better today. The migraine was my own doing by forgetting to t... Read more

  • Quote for the Day

    10/13/2014 9:16:49 AM, by SHAWFAN

    God Bless everyone and have a wonderful Monday. ... Read more

  • Not a good day...

    10/12/2014 6:22:29 PM, by SHAWFAN

    ...and I'm with you now, Gaye. I broke my streak today. I didn't sleep well at all last night. Tossed and turned all night, and actually felt,... Read more

  • Another exhausting day

    10/11/2014 9:30:52 PM, by SHAWFAN

    ....and I'm heading to bed very shortly. We took our grandkids to the zoo today and spent the whole day there. Quite a time was had by all and... Read more

  • Just a quick blog...

    10/10/2014 10:01:15 PM, by SHAWFAN

    ....an I'm exhausted and need to get to bed. I managed to walk for about 30 minutes this morning and managed not to fall asleep at ny desk to... Read more

  • Gratitude....

    10/9/2014 9:05:55 PM, by SHAWFAN

    I want to thank all of you who have been so encouraging these last 11 days. My streak is on going and I'm on Day 11. I did want to mention that... Read more

  • Good day....

    10/8/2014 9:41:42 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Had a pretty good day today, even with having to work early to catch up from the hours missed yesterday because of a dentist appointment. So I d... Read more

  • Quote for the Day

    10/8/2014 11:30:23 AM, by SHAWFAN

    Good morning! Happy Wednesday! Smile today and make everyone around you... Read more

  • Keep on keeping on....

    10/7/2014 9:22:39 PM, by SHAWFAN

    It was a long day today and I didn't sleep well last night. So I wasn't able to get up early for the gym this morning. I did walk quite a bit w... Read more

  • Support to the end....

    10/6/2014 10:11:46 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Thank you, Gaye, for making it easier on both of us to reach our goals during our streaks! I'm very tired but wanted to post quickly that today... Read more

  • Quote for the Day

    10/6/2014 9:25:52 AM, by SHAWFAN

    Have a great day everyone! Smile at everyone you meet today to make t... Read more

  • Streak, streak, streaking away!

    10/5/2014 9:17:16 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Day 7 of my streak! I DID IT!! Woohoo!! Started out slow this morning, with groceries and laundry, but even those chores add up. By the time ... Read more

  • Day 6 is Streaking by!

    10/4/2014 9:15:07 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Another good day! Wasn't sure that I was going to be able to keep the streak going today, as I had to watch the grandkids this morning. Hubby ca... Read more

  • Streak Day Number 5

    10/3/2014 11:09:37 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Today was a good day. I got up extra early and went to the gym. I worked on the elliptical for 45 minutes. It was a good 45 minutes too. Burn... Read more

  • Streak Day Number 4

    10/2/2014 10:09:09 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Well, I didn't think I would make it today, as I didn't sleep well last night and was falling asleep this morning. I did walk, but only for abou... Read more

  • streak Day Number 3

    10/1/2014 10:06:29 PM, by SHAWFAN

    I managed to walk for 40 minutes this morning before work. However, I didn't get to the gym after work since I had a bad headache. I'm hoping t... Read more

  • Streak Day Number 2

    9/30/2014 9:23:52 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Today was a good day, and I did walk this morning for 45 minutes, which makes today Day 2 of my streak. I managed 45 minutes because I was liste... Read more

  • Every other day type of thing...

    9/29/2014 9:52:20 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Today was a pretty good Monday. I did walk this morning for about 20 minutes, and I think I'll keep doing that for at least a week, maybe 2, bef... Read more

  • Not a very relaxing Saturday...

    9/27/2014 10:55:35 PM, by SHAWFAN

    So, I'm back on track for today, at least. Started with the gym early this morning, and walked quite a lot today. My legs hurt. I think tomorr... Read more

  • Hanging on...

    9/26/2014 8:34:04 PM, by SHAWFAN

    My procedure went well today with no problems. I'll be glad to get back on track come tomorrow, since the last couple of weeks have been way off... Read more

  • Home this afternoon...

    9/25/2014 3:23:02 PM, by SHAWFAN

    So, I left work at noon today to begin preparing for this procedure tomorrow. People keep telling me that the procedure isn't bad at all, it's t... Read more

  • Another day down the tubes

    9/24/2014 10:10:52 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Today wasn't the best day. I did get one chore out of the way, even though I had to redo it three times as my math isn't that great. But I did m... Read more

  • Another not a good day

    9/23/2014 9:36:02 PM, by SHAWFAN

    I'm beginning to think that my audit trip wasn't such a great idea. I had to go and do my job, but now I'm being blamed for falling behind in my... Read more

  • Quote for the Day

    9/22/2014 4:34:40 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Have a great afternoon everyone. Blessings!... Read more

  • First full day back...

    9/21/2014 9:16:21 PM, by SHAWFAN

    ....didn't go as well as I'd hoped. Instead of "Welcome Home" especially from my dh, I get, "well, at least your butt doesn't look any bigger." ... Read more

  • Back home and so Glad!

    9/20/2014 10:03:39 PM, by SHAWFAN

    My son and I just arrived back home after a full week out on business for my work. We are pretty tired, but I wasnted to post a bit. We didn... Read more

  • In southern Minnesota tonight

    9/17/2014 11:01:47 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Had a long trip today through northern Minnesota, and back down again through Minneapolis to Faribault for the night. Tomorrow starts day 4 of my... Read more

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