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  • Hey sparklers

    9/24/2016 4:42:39 PM, by SANDY1380

    Hi Just checking in with you all.. Happy Saturday Hope all is going well and everyone is doing good... As for me and my family, Well I been ... Read more

  • Day 4 crunch challenge

    9/24/2016 11:37:20 AM, by SANSANDY1

    Was looking forward to my crunch challenge today only to find out today is a rest day. I am disappointed but know rest days are important too. ... Read more

  • Weigh in!

    9/24/2016 9:59:47 AM, by MRSOLIVER455

    Despite not getting in as many workouts as I would have liked this week I still managed to lose 4lbs! My eating was spot on and like I said yeste... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/24/2016 9:13:45 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Today is a rough day to get out and run. It's pouring rain. I haven't had a good, strong run in 2 weeks now. My hip has been in too much pain. ... Read more

  • Nervous about tomorrow

    9/23/2016 2:00:33 PM, by MRSOLIVER455

    Tomorrow is weigh-in day and I haven't worked out like I should all week. Work had been so chaotic and I haven't been getting home til super late... Read more

  • Crunch challenge

    9/23/2016 11:35:06 AM, by SANSANDY1

    Loving the crunch challenge and feeling the burn. On to day 3 now. Adding in more and more crunches. Do wish I could fit the gym in whilst I... Read more

  • Failed plan and crunch challenge

    9/22/2016 1:33:18 PM, by SANSANDY1

    I planned ahead and took my gym gear with me to work so I could go to the gym when I finished work after my night shift . Sadly couldn't go as n... Read more

  • Fiber Challenge

    9/22/2016 11:11:45 AM, by DIVAJOY1

    I completed my fiber challenge yesterday. I learned a lot about the importance of fiber. I wasn't getting nearly enough fiber per day. Loved it.... Read more

  • Over stretched

    9/22/2016 10:07:09 AM, by MRSOLIVER455

    Some how I over stretched some muscles in my legs yesterday and today they are screaming! Long day on my feet today but I'm going to take it easy... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/22/2016 9:38:32 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Once again, I'm just back from this mornings run. I was actually able to push myself this morning. I'm just hoping I didn't hurt myself - my hi... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/21/2016 8:17:30 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Once again, back from today's run already. The pain in my hip is still not gone, but it's not getting worse. In fact, it seems to be easing up.... Read more

  • Exercising and night shifts

    9/20/2016 5:17:38 PM, by SANSANDY1

    Back working nights tomorrow. I need to find some exercises I can do on my 'lunch' break. I don't like going for long stretches without exerci... Read more

  • On the road!

    9/20/2016 1:02:23 PM, by MRSOLIVER455

    On the road again today for work, going about 6 hours away and coming back. So I don't think I'll have time for a workout today, but I'm going to... Read more

  • Hmmm

    9/19/2016 8:28:42 PM, by MRSOLIVER455

    It's been a long stressful day at work. I ate crap but still managed to stay in my calorie budget. I haven't met my steps for the day but my feet... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/19/2016 9:59:50 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Yesterday's run brought back the hip pain. This mornings run made it worse again. I am beyond frustrated. My weight loss has been stalle... Read more

  • Post holiday non-blues

    9/19/2016 6:05:07 AM, by SANSANDY1

    After being away and having a full cooked breakfast for 5 days I'm really happy to be not having one today. I enjoyed my holiday. I was very ... Read more

  • Holiday over

    9/18/2016 5:14:50 PM, by SANSANDY1

    Had the most active holiday ever. Managed to do lots of walking. Did a minimum of 5 miles each day and one day managed 11.5 (due to my hubby in... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/18/2016 10:21:28 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Today is only a little kick. The plan is to go running this morning. First time in a week. I'm really hoping my hip holds up alright. It was ... Read more

  • Good reminder

    9/17/2016 4:29:07 PM, by SANSANDY1

    I've come across this today on a friend's Facebook pa... Read more

  • Anniversary

    9/16/2016 3:32:33 PM, by SANSANDY1

    Today is my 9th wedding anniversary. Have gone over my calorie allowance today but I've still been active and got 12000+ steps done so over all ... Read more

  • Hi Everyone

    9/16/2016 2:46:09 PM, by SANDY1380

    Hi Sorry I haven't been around since Aug. Been busy with family and stuff. Well Since the last time I had a birthday and now I am 49 and doing go... Read more

  • Plans for the Weekend

    9/16/2016 8:51:23 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Tomorrow I'll be weighing in. I haven't had a chance to do an actual weigh in for the past week. My mornings consist of getting up and getting ... Read more

  • Having a gentle day

    9/15/2016 5:04:33 PM, by SANSANDY1

    After walking so far yesterday (25555 steps) we decided to take it easy today. We went for a stroll around Bodnant Gardens. After reading we h... Read more

  • Resisted Tempation

    9/14/2016 8:03:13 PM, by FITWITHIN

    This evening my husband asked me if I was . Yes, because I hadn't eaten much of anything since I got home this morning. He was goin... Read more

  • Walking

    9/14/2016 5:25:31 PM, by SANSANDY1

    Went for a walk today, ended up being a lot longer than planned. Step counter shows 25555 steps. My knees are sore so it's lots of rest tonight... Read more

  • Yucky week.

    9/14/2016 9:33:02 AM, by MRSOLIVER455

    I guess working out and changing my diet has changed my menstrual cycle and I started yesterday. It's really rough already, which is causing my m... Read more

  • Today's kick in the butt

    9/14/2016 9:13:17 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Already back from this mornings power walk. I LOVE getting my fitness in right at the start of my day. It helps wake me up, and I end up ... Read more

  • Holiday day on: cake versus yarn

    9/13/2016 6:59:38 PM, by SANSANDY1

    Still got my cold but thankfully it's starting to get better. Got very sorely tempted by a vanilla slice and a chocolate muffin today in a caf... Read more

  • Motivation

    9/12/2016 7:04:09 PM, by MRSOLIVER455

    I'm again stuck on the road all day today buy I am be... Read more

  • Monday Motivation

    9/12/2016 10:45:47 AM, by SEL-88

    Don't you just love waking up every morning knowing that you have a blank canvas ahead of you. You're alive this morning when there are so many ... Read more

  • Giving myself permission to rest

    9/12/2016 8:32:17 AM, by SANSANDY1

    Finding it hard to get motivated today as I'm full of a cold. There's no way I'm going to get anywhere near 10,000 steps today but I'm not going... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/12/2016 8:13:15 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I'm up. I just took my thrive. Giving it a few minutes to kick in. When I was at dance lessons last night, doing the body isolations - e... Read more

  • Faltered

    9/11/2016 10:37:03 PM, by MRSOLIVER455

    So tonight we went to bdubs and I ended up getting something g way over my calorie goal :/ makes me sad but I know tomorrow is a new day and I ca... Read more

  • Needing to rethink things

    9/11/2016 3:42:14 PM, by BLUEROSE73

    My hip hurt again during today's run. Not a little nagging ache. Actual pain. I didn't even finish walking the entire route. Lulu and I stopp... Read more

  • Beautiful day out

    9/11/2016 3:30:21 PM, by SANSANDY1

    Been to Southport for the day to see airshow. Decided to get there early and go fir a bike ride first. Cycled in total for about 2 hours and th... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/11/2016 8:51:01 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I'm frustrated today. I got on the scale this morning. When I weigh about an hour after waking up - no food or water - my weight is at it... Read more

  • My Goals for this week, and review of last weeks goals

    9/10/2016 6:29:33 PM, by BLUEROSE73

    I didn't actually do a review of the previous week, or define this weeks goals at all. I was just too busy. Despite this, I can still rev... Read more

  • No Kick in the Butt today

    9/10/2016 6:17:14 PM, by BLUEROSE73

    I was up at 2am making a roast beef dinner for 250 people. Around 200 showed up. I had to go home after 13 hours. I started to have stom... Read more

  • Changes

    9/10/2016 5:56:08 AM, by SANSANDY1

    Plans for today all changed. Hopefully today's plan will be carried over to tomorrow... Read more

  • Treat time

    9/9/2016 2:14:19 PM, by SANSANDY1

    I'm treating myself to a newer car. Newer car, less mileage and paying slightly less each month. Win, win... Read more

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