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  • One week down....

    1/21/2015 2:07:01 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Week one of my 12 week challenge is down....so is 6.7# and I'm making enormous strides with my cardio. I'm able to push a little bit more each da... Read more

  • Small victories

    1/17/2015 2:13:28 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I signed up for the 12 week challenge at my gym to try to give me an extra boost and finally make this year the one. I have come a long way, but ... Read more

  • Being happy at 200 lbs

    1/16/2015 11:29:05 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I can't say that I am doing everything possible to not weight 200 lbs. But I am exercising and logging food and I am still 200 lbs. I am not gonn... Read more

  • Personal Trainer

    1/15/2015 5:03:18 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So, after a year plus of being a member at one of my gyms, I finally got the "Free" session with a personal trainer. He went over a few good exer... Read more

  • Monday

    1/12/2015 9:17:32 PM, by JPONCIN

    I did a great job on my food today after a weekend of cheating. I'm so proud of myself for pulling it together! I also got on my bike and did 30 ... Read more

  • Winds of Change

    1/9/2015 2:06:46 PM, by JPONCIN

    What a week it's been! My kids were off for snow days, and I got offered a long-term sub position! I'm teaching sophomore English until March for... Read more

  • Holy Soreness Batman!

    1/9/2015 12:58:37 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Ok my running soreness did not hit til last night. This morning it was bad but not terrible. I am too stubborn to take medicine. What did I do th... Read more

  • I got on the treadmill and ran!

    1/8/2015 11:25:35 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Yesterday I was going a tad bit crazy stuck inside. So I put Max in his little chair and put it infront of the treadmill and had intent to walk.... Read more

  • 2015

    1/7/2015 1:22:31 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I wrote a whole blog 2 days ago and somehow got busy as usual and didn't finish. Oh well it wasn't a very positive one. I keep thinking of... Read more

  • Hello, 2015!

    1/4/2015 12:18:08 PM, by JPONCIN

    I don't know what it is about a New Year that makes people commit to a healthier lifestyle, but this year it is working for me. It was just the k... Read more

  • Goodbye, 2014!!!

    12/29/2014 2:13:40 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning I put together a Google doc with some goals for my husband and myself, and a place for us to journal together about our progress/fai... Read more

  • Happy Holidays

    12/15/2014 9:59:37 PM, by JPONCIN

    Today I did a great job staying in my calories. Finally! :) I have been working 3 jobs and loving every minute of it. I have the perfect jobs f... Read more

  • Times up!

    12/15/2014 4:36:14 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Ok I had my 6 weeks of no exercise and semi food logging. Times up, now we are down to business! I weighed this morning and I was at 199.8. Hangi... Read more

  • I'm Back!

    12/11/2014 10:12:25 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    To my healthier self anyway. This week marks my fifth week PP so I am ready to get my butt back in gear. It's been a rough recovery. I take two s... Read more

  • Getting Real

    11/24/2014 11:22:22 AM, by PSEYMOUR1970

    OK...I am going to rant a little bit. I love my bf a ton! That said...I found out that he is a little more insecure than I ever thought he would ... Read more

  • long week

    11/20/2014 9:06:25 AM, by PSEYMOUR1970

    It has been a long week and it is only Thursday. I went way over my points last night and am a little depressed today because of it. I am back on... Read more

  • Chill In the Air

    11/11/2014 6:59:41 PM, by JPONCIN

    What a crappy November day. The temperature has bottomed out and it is miserable, windy, overcast, and COLD. I can see I will be plastering Neosp... Read more

  • Max Emery is here!

    11/10/2014 6:06:18 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I finished working on Halloween and went into labor on the following Tuesday at 2:20 pm. We ended up at Labor and Delivery at 6:30 pm. I was 3 cm... Read more

  • no pain, no gain?

    11/8/2014 6:08:27 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Oh how true this is!! The more physical pain I'm in, the more I gain (in weight because I eat). I am trying to watch what I do, just doesn't alwa... Read more

  • What I did after

    11/2/2014 1:47:02 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Back in August, I had a freak accident at work. Pivoting out of a truck, I lost my footing and fell. The result was a broke bone (my first), coup... Read more

  • On Maternity Mode

    11/1/2014 10:16:04 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Yesterday was my last day working!!! We made arrangements for it to be my last day back in September. Then last week my boss found out my deliver... Read more

  • Film Scores

    10/31/2014 12:36:36 PM, by JPONCIN

    This will be short because I'm on my way out the door, but I just wanted to say how much I like the channel my son put on my Pandora account! It ... Read more

  • Fat girl melt down

    10/25/2014 10:27:37 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I feel like so many old negative wounds have been stirred up thru this pregnancy. I wrote in my last blog about the manager saying to the custome... Read more

  • Warrior? Or Non-Warrior?

    10/21/2014 1:26:52 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning I dragged my sorry self that has been fighting a cold for the past 4 days, and has a migraine, to the gym for training. I got a half... Read more

  • Coming to an end

    10/21/2014 9:00:25 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    My due date is a little over 3 weeks away. He's been growing in leaps and bounds lately. I have an appointment this morning, from here on out I s... Read more

  • Taking a Deep Breath

    10/11/2014 6:42:46 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning during training, we talked about all the things I want to do to regroup. My weight has stayed pretty much the same since I started t... Read more

  • Progress on the frusteration

    10/10/2014 8:47:13 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    The gym called me back and they talked to him. He mentioned ppl not showering could give him Ebola in the hot tub.... really? Amazing how news ca... Read more

  • Frustrating week

    10/9/2014 4:24:27 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    My big issue this week has to do with the gym. I have been going to a big gym for 6-7 years and never had an issue with anyone. So this really c... Read more

  • 33 weeks pregnant and not giving up my dancing!

    9/25/2014 10:23:11 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    My feet are starting to swell and make it hard to fit into my vibrams. I went to my dance class this morning and wanted to be barefoot the whole ... Read more

  • 30 weeks

    9/7/2014 5:57:05 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Finally rounding out a bit. My big issue of the week has been my brain dis... Read more

  • I'll go tomorrow!

    8/26/2014 12:05:58 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Ever find yourself saying that? Oh I didn't exercise today, I will go tomorrow! I felt like I did that all last week. Or finding yourself depend... Read more

  • 28 weeks

    8/24/2014 5:55:03 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Out take of the first picture, Joel has to always make an appearance ... Read more

  • Back peddleing

    8/19/2014 9:03:59 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I talked to a spark buddy last night about back peddling in the weight loss realm. She is gaining her weight back and hitting all the same number... Read more

  • Crapola Week

    8/14/2014 11:06:32 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I had my pregnancy glucose test on tuesday which I was dreading but also we had an ultrasound so I was kind of excited about the appointment as w... Read more

  • Famous Barr's French Onion Soup

    8/9/2014 11:46:50 AM, by JWARD199

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    783371 I entered this recipe into the RecipeCalculator, and I can... Read more

  • Keeping busy

    8/7/2014 9:26:35 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I ate almost that whole watermelon by myself. I love this time of year so much good fruit in season. The white nectarines are soooo good and so c... Read more

  • Out of comfort zone

    8/4/2014 2:44:49 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I got a lot done this morning. I stepped out of my comfort zone and went to a dance class with a teacher I didn't care for. 9 am dance class lef... Read more

  • Seeing the positives

    7/31/2014 10:33:03 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I am really starting to feel my energy dwindle as time goes on. Doing songs in my dance class and barely being able to enjoy them. It will all re... Read more

  • Miles of Smiles

    7/26/2014 10:53:41 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning I woke up at 4am, was out the door by 5:15 with all my gear, and then on the road with my bike by 6am for Miles of Smiles. I finishe... Read more

  • Awwwwesome

    7/26/2014 9:08:48 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I have been so frustrating with my stomach shape since I got pregnant. Jealous of nice round bellies. Everyone is like "oooh no it will round ou... Read more

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