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  • Let's Share the Good

    4/28/2016 10:41:02 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Today, I had an awesome day at work. One huge success is with a student worker I have been on the verge of firing several times. He is not terrib... Read more

  • Happiness Is......

    4/25/2016 9:31:03 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    This is not the beginning. This is somewhere in the middle. It is not my first rodeo of going to the gym, but I will say it felt good to go tonig... Read more

  • Positive Steps today

    4/24/2016 9:24:35 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Hubby and I are working opposite hours these days, but our timing coincides on the weekend. Yesterday, he decided to work some overtime hou... Read more

  • This is Only a Test

    4/21/2016 8:45:30 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I had to laugh this morning. I am practicing (as in cultivating) my new "take it as it comes" attitude. I am trying to not get easily riled nor r... Read more

  • Going Deeper

    4/20/2016 11:32:37 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I am meditating kind of frequently these days, and this time alone has turned out a few thoughts, that I am exploring. I have no problems. ... Read more

  • Checking in

    4/19/2016 10:29:22 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    HI, I met my step goal today! I walked at least 250 steps for 5 out of 9 hours today (my previous high was 3) At my most recent w... Read more

  • Fixed it!

    3/25/2016 10:45:41 PM, by KLWALDON

    My treadmill's incline hasn't been working for probably a year now. I have mentioned it here and there to my husband but he hasn't been inclined ... Read more

  • Smacking Fear in the Face

    3/25/2016 10:33:29 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I am learning to face my fears, and if I voice my biggest one, it is that I don't have the staying power to overcome myself to lose weight and be... Read more

  • Happiness

    3/24/2016 11:44:45 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I had a very successful and happy week. Last year at this time, I received a less than stellar review (and while most would have considered it as... Read more

  • Putting Words Into Action

    3/9/2016 10:23:27 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    In the last couple of months something surprising has happened. My husband has joined the fitness revolution and has lost nearly 20 lbs. It is fa... Read more

  • First real workout in a while

    3/4/2016 10:01:59 PM, by KLWALDON

    Wow! I am out of shape. Major. I didn't realize how out of shape I was until I started really working out. Wow. There are no other words. Just w... Read more

  • I'm On It!

    2/24/2016 10:42:19 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I am only going to write a very short bit because a storm is going wild here, and I want to shut down the computer. I have a couple of gigantic c... Read more

  • So much has happened since my last post

    2/24/2016 9:59:10 AM, by WANDAPARTRICK

    I am i a new apartment, got my Nursing degree, gained more weight, but I'm going to try again...I stress eat....instead of a lay down or work out... Read more

  • Intuition Strikes Again

    2/23/2016 10:47:14 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    There is no doubt about it. I am and have always been, a very intuitive person. It does get my goat though, when you believe something is on trac... Read more

  • In a New Light

    2/19/2016 10:24:49 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    The other day going to work, I had on a black and white patterned sweater (similar to argyle) and brown pants. I had black pants, but I chose not... Read more

  • I joined a gym today!

    2/19/2016 1:12:25 PM, by KAADEEPI

    I joined a gym and had my first workout there this morning. I really enjoy my walks around the neighborhood but there are no hills and as it gets... Read more

  • Moving Ahead

    2/4/2016 7:39:22 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    During the days of sickness, I had some significant moments of clarity. One of these has been the need to take greater care of myself. I we... Read more

  • Quick Break

    2/3/2016 10:48:56 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I am mending well and have been back to work this week. I am a rockstar at my job, and it has been good to be back. Here are some things I ... Read more

  • The Lies We Tell Ourselves

    1/29/2016 7:42:02 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    It is innocuous. You don't even realize that you are doing it. A little kernel of doubt was sprouted, years ago maybe, and you let that seed take... Read more

  • Improvement

    1/27/2016 12:58:14 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Hello friends, My legs are starting to clear up! Hurrah. It is by the teeniest of margins, but it is somewhere to start! WOO HOO! I hop... Read more

  • Found it!

    1/27/2016 10:24:56 AM, by KAADEEPI

    I discovered the best song to wake me up for my workout! It's "Go the Distance" from Disney's Hercules. It has a softer opening so it's not too a... Read more

  • Nobody puts Baby in a corner...but sickness

    1/26/2016 10:50:28 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I am still here, but I am currently sidelined. I had the sinusitis bout and then got put on a major antibiotic, which apparently maybe the ONE me... Read more

  • Finish strong

    1/24/2016 8:53:16 PM, by KIZZYKAY

    So I'm six pounds away from my initial goal. I was lo... Read more

  • Once again getting back on track.

    1/16/2016 2:24:59 PM, by MRSTUGGY

    Well it's been way to long since I have been on spark. I have stayed pretty much the same weight and now thanks to work I am getting back on my j... Read more

  • Baby Steps Gone Big

    1/16/2016 11:24:08 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    For me, little successes encourage me to stay motivated, and little successes can steamroll into big, giant successes. I am taking a little... Read more

  • TGIF!

    1/15/2016 8:50:33 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Whew! I am tired out and walking around like the tin man. I am sore and stiff, but doing okay. Despite my aches and pains today, I still w... Read more

  • Never Quit!

    1/15/2016 5:30:18 PM, by KIZZYKAY

    It's the weekend! Already getting ready to make sure... Read more

  • Drumroll, please

    1/14/2016 10:00:45 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I went back to the gym tonight. I have 2 more appointments scheduled for next week: Tuesday and Thursday., Don, my trainer, had me work on the Ha... Read more

  • Building the Mindset

    1/13/2016 10:05:55 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    This is going to sound ridiculous, but I don't want to win 1.3 billion dollars or whatever that amount is. I am happy with my life, just as it is... Read more

  • Following Through

    1/12/2016 10:19:23 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Got up and went to the doc's this morning. Did not anticipate the huge crowd in front of me this morning, giving blood. Waited about an hour to b... Read more

  • On the Verge

    1/11/2016 10:15:30 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Went to the doc's tonight after work. Need to return in the a.m. for a fasting blood test. I am praying that my #'s are good - because if they ar... Read more

  • Oh, man

    1/11/2016 12:29:02 AM, by ELLENALLEN2013

    When it rains, it pours. I started a new job, that I still LOVE, about two and a half months ago. At almost exactly the same time, a tiny littl... Read more

  • Weekend Fun

    1/9/2016 7:50:37 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I love the weekend. Down time! Well, kind of. This weekend I opted (at the last minute) to join hubby at the "free" sale they were having at h... Read more

  • All in Stride

    1/8/2016 8:39:02 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Today was a much better day. Panic attack passed. Walking improved - no twinging out of the left leg. Not quite at 4k steps again, but mighty clo... Read more

  • Sidelined in short term

    1/7/2016 8:12:26 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Drats and a half. I had a hard time walking around today, so I knew enough to get off my leg. A staff member drove me to my car, because I was co... Read more

  • Progress, not Perfection

    1/6/2016 10:25:54 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Much to my delight, I have been making headway with the fitbit. From starting out at 2k steps a day, I increased 2 days this week to move up to 3... Read more

  • What have you learned?

    1/6/2016 8:56:21 PM, by BELLAMEMAW

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  • Plowing Ahead

    1/4/2016 10:14:03 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    As I write this, I find myself singing showtunes from The Sound of Music. Let's start at the very beginning, a very good place to start.... ... Read more

  • Staying Focused

    1/2/2016 9:08:28 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Just a couple of days in and already I am well aware it is easy to be distracted from my course. I have to remind myself of a couple of things. I... Read more

  • Who would you sit with?

    1/1/2016 9:26:18 AM, by BELLAMEMAW

    My Dad.......... for sure. Now that I'm 56, I would have many more meaningful questions to ask him and I know he'd still have insightful and wise... Read more

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