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    1/11/2015 1:54:50 AM, by TODDERICKV

    The weekend is drawing to a close and I have been very successful. I even went to my dad's house, which is junk food heaven. I usually eat cook... Read more

  • Day 7 Part Two - Tomorrow Is a Long Time

    1/10/2015 9:51:03 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Finished day 7. Went for a walk today, for the first time in a week. I had a successful week of food tracking, and (mostly) staying in my calor... Read more

  • Top Movies of 2014

    1/10/2015 6:39:14 PM, by BAIXOMUSIC

    OK, here is my list of the top movies of 2014. Again, I am not a professional movie critic. I don't see ALL the movies. This is the list of my... Read more

  • You May Have to Fight a Battle More Than Once to Win It (Week 2)

    1/10/2015 5:08:25 PM, by JCP1979

    "You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it" ~ Margaret Thatcher It's amazing how sometimes things come along just when we need... Read more


    1/10/2015 1:23:15 PM, by GREATMARTIN

    In the film “Selma” David Oylowo jumps ahead of the pack of actors defi... Read more

  • Uncle Don

    1/10/2015 11:34:28 AM, by SRWYLIE

    My dad's younger brother by 2 years, Don Wylie, was larger than life. He was energetic, vivacious, the uncle who would sleep until 10 because he'... Read more

  • Day 7 - In the Quiet Morning

    1/10/2015 9:23:46 AM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    It's early Saturday morning. I haven't eaten anything yet, and am sitting with a cup of coffee thinking over this past week. I stayed within my... Read more

  • Saturday, January 10

    1/10/2015 6:53:43 AM, by TENNISJIM

    It was a manageable work day yesterday. Until about 1:45 PM. I received an email indicating that the new license was incorrect -- was missing a... Read more


    1/10/2015 2:20:49 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I made all my goals today. I did not sway from my diet or exercise plans. I got my exercise in and stuck to all my food I had planned. I was w... Read more

  • Day 6 - This Magic Moment

    1/9/2015 10:32:48 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I am prone to thinking that my extra pounds will magically disappear without effort. I am almost 50 years old and I still think that way sometim... Read more


    1/9/2015 2:32:11 PM, by TODDERICKV

    Okay, so I have made it through the week great. The weekends are always my challenge. I planned for everything I am eating and doing today. I ... Read more


    1/9/2015 2:32:09 PM, by TODDERICKV

    Okay, so I have made it through the week great. The weekends are always my challenge. I planned for everything I am eating and doing today. I ... Read more


    1/9/2015 11:39:12 AM, by GREATMARTIN

    sOErTpGEZoGbWoaBQ Big day/night today--Friday--with a full schedule. Will be... Read more

  • king of denial

    1/9/2015 8:57:40 AM, by JAIPB2

    For me, it's natural to see the good in someone I care about, especially if they don't see it for themselves, or if they are feeling down or nega... Read more

  • Friday, January 9

    1/9/2015 6:41:01 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Another busy day at work yesterday. On Tuesday/Wednesday, I was assigned a new project -- preparation for the SSAE16-SOC1 Audit. I started and ... Read more

  • Day 5 - The Beat Goes On

    1/8/2015 9:25:53 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Day 5 and still here! Today the button that clasps my old Old Navy khakis came off in the men's room at work. Not because they were tight a... Read more

  • Thursday Triumphs

    1/8/2015 12:21:38 PM, by SRWYLIE

    I packed up most the books in one of the bookcases in the office yesterday, leaving a few to be decor items for staging. Moving all those heavy b... Read more


    1/8/2015 11:38:38 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I am having a great week. I feel good all around. I am hitting all of my exercise goals and diet goals. Today, I go to Trader Joe's to stock u... Read more

  • MY BEST OF 2014

    1/8/2015 10:53:06 AM, by GREATMARTIN

    (MY FIRST SELFIE OF 2015!) I find it very hard to pick THE best in any t... Read more

  • Thursday, January 8

    1/8/2015 6:23:27 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Yesterday was a very busy work day. I got online around 6 AM and finished at 5 PM. There is just too much to do. It's all good. The maid ... Read more

  • Day 4 - A Change Is Gonna Come

    1/7/2015 10:52:43 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Today was day 4 in my program, and it was successful. I stayed in my calorie range, and I have not consumed any diet soda. What's interesting a... Read more


    1/7/2015 4:54:24 PM, by TODDERICKV

    Well, I am three days back into my routine and feeling great. I am sleeping so much better, have more energy for exercise, more productive at wo... Read more

  • Talk, talk, talk

    1/7/2015 4:51:40 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    So -- one week into 2015 and things are progressing relatively smoothly. Consistency is what I'm looking for mainly. Obviously, it's premat... Read more

  • Wednesday and Feeling Better!

    1/7/2015 2:24:31 PM, by SRWYLIE

    I have turned the corner with this cold. I was happy to lay low yesterday after doing my workout, but felt better when I walked the dogs in the a... Read more


    1/7/2015 12:27:15 PM, by GREATMARTIN

    I have seen Audra McDonald on television on such shows as “Private Practice”, “Law & Order”, the television versions of “Annie”, “Sound of Music ... Read more

  • Dental Cleaning (feeling caught in a trap)

    1/7/2015 9:31:23 AM, by -BERN-

    Just a scheduled cleaning & check. Decided to walk to the appointment, (just over a mile), to help with the stress I manage to put myself throug... Read more

  • Wednesday, January 7

    1/7/2015 6:54:18 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Sorry -- no pics of our haircuts. It's the same cut for the last 20 plus years. Same stylist. It took 40 minutes longer to get work and I ... Read more

  • Day 3

    1/6/2015 9:55:17 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Third day tracking my food, and not drinking any diet soda. I am feeling better. Life is so much easier when you don't have that bloated, out-o... Read more

  • Revealing myself - part 2

    1/6/2015 4:38:29 PM, by SRWYLIE

    It has been a month since I posted some photos of me in all my "glory." I took new pictures this morning. I can definitely see progress! I'm down... Read more


    1/6/2015 11:36:55 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I had a great day yesterday. I stuck to all of my food and exercise goals. It is amazing how much better I feel just with the one day back in o... Read more

  • Tuesday, January 6

    1/6/2015 6:23:18 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Another busy day at work yesterday. I arrived at 7:20 AM and left at 5:40 PM. I was trying to leave earlier. No such luck. I better start... Read more

  • Day 2

    1/5/2015 9:57:51 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    Back at work today after being off since last Wednesday (12/31) at 1 pm. Got slammed, one thing after another, one problem after another. I stay... Read more

  • One day at a time.

    1/5/2015 5:32:52 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    January is progressing well. I'm past the Christmas, New Year, and birthday celebrations. Now, it is easier to stick with my own eating regimen... Read more


    1/5/2015 2:57:08 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I am committing myself to sticking to my food plan perfectly and getting some strength training in. So far, so good. I know that I have been us... Read more

  • Pushing Through Monday

    1/5/2015 12:07:41 PM, by SRWYLIE

    I'm still not feeling great, but will be pushing through today. Lots to do now that we're back home, and I can't let a stuffy head get in the way... Read more

  • Monday, January 5

    1/5/2015 6:33:47 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Yesterday, it rained all day and we went to John and JJ's house for some lunch and ping pong. We had planned to bring pizza from a pizza shop ne... Read more

  • Day 1

    1/4/2015 8:53:56 PM, by HAPPIER_GUY

    I finished my first day of tracking my food intake on this site. This practice is going to be a big help to me in staying motivated. I also wen... Read more

  • Sunday Sniffles

    1/4/2015 12:06:44 PM, by SRWYLIE

    We had a delightful dinner last night at Alex and Slava's home. Slava fixed a dish that's traditional in Ukrainian cooking: rice with grated carr... Read more


    1/4/2015 11:55:52 AM, by GREATMARTIN

    I am just throwing out these ideas to help you get rid of weight. Did you see that difference? 1) When you lose something you look for it--d... Read more

  • Sunday, January 4

    1/4/2015 6:55:17 AM, by TENNISJIM

    Hubby and I went grocery shopping yesterday morning. We were back home by 10:30 AM EST. After putting things away and preparing my weekly lunch... Read more

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