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  • Motivation 9/17/14

    9/17/2014 7:24:59 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Happy Wednesday! How’s this wee... Read more

  • A Tiny Yoyo!

    9/16/2014 4:17:17 AM, by KARSTASAURUS

    Life is busy at the moment and the last two months have been pretty hectic and it's taken a toll on my journey - but not as much of a toll as it ... Read more

  • Motivation 9/15/14

    9/15/2014 6:01:02 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright ... Read more

  • Motivation 9/9/14

    9/10/2014 12:38:54 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” ~ African Proverb I love this one. Mostly because it’s true. You’ll never know if you can handl... Read more

  • Motivation 9/3/14

    9/3/2014 7:33:14 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” ~... Read more

  • Motivation 9/2/14

    9/2/2014 7:27:08 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.” ~ Unknown You are stronger than your worry. You need to kno... Read more

  • Motivation 8/29/14

    8/29/2014 3:08:55 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” ~ Brian Tracy... Read more

  • Motivation 8/20/14

    8/20/2014 5:31:53 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Be not afraid of growing slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.” ~ Chinese Proverb Standing still is definitely something I DON’T want t... Read more

  • 56 pounds lighter

    8/17/2014 10:31:54 AM, by KAZABLANKA2009

    Hi I started my new weight loss journey on May 15 th with my pre diet to prepare Me for weight loss surgery on May 29th. I was weighting 2... Read more

  • Motivation 8/13/14

    8/13/2014 11:31:28 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    HELLO TEAM!!!! So...I didn't just fall off the wagon. I broke the axel and sat at the candy shop across from the mechanic. We all know thing... Read more

  • Motivation 6/11/14

    6/11/2014 7:33:01 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Attitude: It is our best friend or our worst enemy.” ~ John C. Maxwell And sometimes it’s sneaky. You think it’s your best friend and then ... Read more

  • Motivation 6/9/14

    6/10/2014 12:28:12 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” ~ Janis Joplin You can achieve anything you put your mind to. Last year at this ... Read more

  • Motivation 6/5/14

    6/5/2014 11:54:19 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    I was sitting here sending emails to all my teams and realized that I could also be posting my Motivation Emails in my blogs! LOL :) So here we ... Read more

  • Still Going Strong

    6/5/2014 1:28:57 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    Managed to get another 2.2 miles in tonight. Plus my Biggest Loser Weight Loss Yoga this morning. My daughter just told me that she did my 2.2 mi... Read more

  • Feeling Awesome!

    6/3/2014 11:16:50 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    I have now done 3 virtual 5Ks and I'm doing my first fun run (Color Me Rad) on Saturday! SUPER EXCITED! I got out tonight and got 2.2 miles ... Read more

  • Fell Off The Wagon

    5/20/2014 12:42:24 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    I did. 100%. Fell off and didn't even realize it until this morning. I've gained 11 pounds since 4/23. Wow! And I thought that I was just maintai... Read more

  • ONEderland is in sight and building a recipe book!

    4/22/2014 7:51:33 AM, by KARSTASAURUS

    I am 9.6 lbs away from ONEderland. .... wait what?!?!?! It feels mental. I'm a bit beside myself about it really. I haven't been below ... Read more

  • Watch out for those bunnies...

    4/21/2014 10:45:53 AM, by FFUSCO

    Just wanted to state publicly that today will end as follows: Frank: 1; ChocoBunny: 0. You see, every day that I don't sneak a bite or two from m... Read more

  • Birthdays and Easter

    4/18/2014 11:57:31 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    Well...My daughter turned 17 yesterday! Yikes! LOL I didn't exactly eat healthy. But that's ok. One day isn't gonna ruin everything :) East... Read more

  • I'm Still Here!

    4/16/2014 1:36:02 AM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    And I'm doing great! I've been working every day. I'm determined to meet my goals. I've started doing Yoga. Just light Yoga. It's a Leslie ... Read more

  • "Hoisting" Furniture Like a Pro

    4/7/2014 1:26:32 PM, by FFUSCO

    I have a joy to report, people... While I did not resort back to good old days of hoisting large hunks of furniture over the shoulders, I di... Read more

  • Persecution of my VLCD.

    4/3/2014 6:58:24 AM, by KARSTASAURUS

    So today for the first time, someone spoke negatively about my current program of weight loss. I knew it would come at some point - it always doe... Read more

  • You're not there yet!

    4/1/2014 3:26:30 PM, by KARSTASAURUS

    My complacent and happy side is rearing its ugly head again! I am happy with the results I have had so far - I am happy with who I am at the... Read more

  • Eff' da Pizza

    3/26/2014 2:32:59 PM, by FFUSCO

    I have noticed that it is becoming easier and easier to consume massive amounts of calories in very little time, with very little thought, and us... Read more

  • I am a failure

    3/24/2014 8:33:31 PM, by TASHISNOQUITTER

    I have lost and gained. And my self esteem is lower now than ever before. At one point I was down 50 pounds and at the lowest weight I had ever e... Read more

  • Feeling a certain kinda way...

    3/4/2014 7:57:31 AM, by FFUSCO

    This morning I do not know what I feel, but I think I know why I feel it. I missed two days in a row at the gym, which has left me feeling ... Read more

  • Time for the next move...

    3/2/2014 11:34:33 AM, by FFUSCO

    I have been stalling in the 230-range for about six months now. I realize that this site is about so much more than weight loss, and actually, I ... Read more

  • Up early on the "day off"

    2/24/2014 8:35:42 AM, by FFUSCO

    Feel good about getting up at 5:15 on my "day off" to get a head start on a project I have been pushing toward completion at the office. Taking t... Read more

  • Oh, I just do not know...

    2/21/2014 9:57:37 PM, by FFUSCO

    Well, I am definitely improving along this life quest for better health, but I still have a lot of learning and reteaching to do. While I d... Read more

  • Six months worth of oatmeal...

    2/17/2014 8:44:27 AM, by FFUSCO

    This probably does not represent a news flash, and the subject matter might be a bit of a bore, so you may want to tune out early. For what it's ... Read more

  • Recycling the chocolate...

    2/16/2014 9:06:32 AM, by FFUSCO

    Ok, so here's the scoop. My wife and I never quite know what the heck to get one another for Valentine's Day and as such we usually just wind up ... Read more

  • Human plow pushes 56 inches pain free...

    2/14/2014 10:04:12 PM, by FFUSCO

    Hey, folks. Well, call me crazy but I like all the shoveling lately here in snowy Jersey. Ok, that's an understatement. It's been a snowpocalypse... Read more

  • Suited up at the gym...

    2/8/2014 7:56:47 AM, by FFUSCO

    A funny thing happened on the way to the gym yesterday. Actually, I never got there. First, some background. Every minute of every morning ... Read more

  • A Pre-emptive Strike

    2/6/2014 2:09:15 PM, by FFUSCO

    Just blogging briefly to report herein that I enjoyed my reasonable lunch very much, thank you, and am now moving on to other things that do not ... Read more

  • A Poor Food Choice & A Reminder

    2/5/2014 7:41:18 AM, by FFUSCO

    Yesterday evening, tired and a bit disheveled, I caved to some organic, sea salt caramels. They were in one of those clear, clam shell type conta... Read more

  • Staying in...

    2/1/2014 11:05:33 PM, by FFUSCO

    I don't know whether it's the weight loss or the resolve to continue to do the next right thing or what, but I am feeling pretty good in my own s... Read more

  • Eating the oatmeal...

    1/26/2014 8:36:55 AM, by FFUSCO

    I am off to a good start, and it is really about time. I had oatmeal for breakfast with about half the brown sugar I usually mix in and am feelin... Read more

  • Got snookered in...

    1/25/2014 1:54:52 PM, by FFUSCO

    Well, this was a weak moment for me, but I wound up spending $39.99 on some alleged Candida-crushing, super-duper probiotics online from some com... Read more

  • Cutting the Fake Sugar = Cutting the Cravings

    1/4/2014 7:54:38 PM, by FFUSCO

    I have come to realize that consuming fake sugar has led to compulsive real sugar binging hours later. I know. I know. This has been documented o... Read more

  • Call Me Butterscotch Boy

    1/3/2014 1:34:41 PM, by FFUSCO

    Me thinks I have discovered a good way to forget about butter, and I do love my butter. Somehow, and really by accident, I got in to a batch of b... Read more

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