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  • Seize The day

    1/19/2018 8:01:20 AM, by FITJEANS

    Seize the day by Creating a goal with a specific measure attainable realistic timely goal (smart) goals help you conquer. Goal with out a plan is... Read more

  • Music on the Mountain

    6/26/2016 12:55:15 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Got to go to a concert last night at Mt. St. Helens' Johnston Ridge Observatory. DH and I went on a nice half mile hike before. I'll add photos w... Read more

  • Respark

    6/17/2016 3:21:18 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Back at it starting today. Goal 15 minutes or more of walking each night. Hoping to do a weekly 3k by August... Read more

  • Ugg poor choice

    12/30/2015 12:03:06 AM, by MAESTRACH

    Opted for dessert tonight. Lots of sweets and chocolate pie after my stomach had been telling me it was too sweet. Now im feeling queasy. Blah. M... Read more

  • Whoa body!

    9/26/2015 9:59:11 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Had a couple of poorly planned days that have my tummy and my body totally out of whack. Gave into temptation and had a Wendy's jr frosty and a ... Read more

  • tr90 Day 30 Check in

    9/21/2015 9:07:58 AM, by MAESTRACH

    Time for my second accountability check in. This one has to be quick as I need to get to work by 715 and I haven't eaten breakfast yet (the oats... Read more

  • 3 weeks meatless

    9/14/2015 11:11:54 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Well today was my first day of going meatless for 3 weeks. My goal is to reset my taste buds for veggies and leaner proteins. I was going... Read more

  • Back to work

    9/10/2015 10:01:03 AM, by MAESTRACH

    Never ceases to amaze me how quickly old habits come back. Got called in to sub at a local high school yesterday. Packed a great lunch (sal... Read more

  • binge hang over

    9/7/2015 3:22:56 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Blah! Totally binged yesterday and went way over my calorie count. Had trouble focusing yesterday so I did a lot of mindless eating. At least I t... Read more

  • tr90 Day 15 Check in

    9/6/2015 1:54:40 PM, by MAESTRACH

    While I'm not a fan of trying any "weight loss program," I did find one that had some great recipes and a fun tracking challenge. It's no diffe... Read more

  • Food Rut

    9/5/2015 5:15:27 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Greetings! I seem to be falling victim to my usual issue of being stuck in a food rut. I need some fresh new ideas on ways to make Chicke... Read more

  • Group Accountability

    8/26/2015 2:57:30 PM, by MAESTRACH

    I took two sets of pictures this morning to remind myself to keep working. Here's the sparkpeople set. The shirt I'm wearing fit like a perfect... Read more

  • Day 3...Blessings and prayers

    8/19/2015 11:29:54 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Today's blog is harder to do. Our state lost 3 fire fighters today in a wildland fire. Mike and I are no longer on the lines, but we're still a... Read more

  • Day 2 Counting what's right

    8/19/2015 12:46:25 AM, by MAESTRACH

    Today's top 10 list 1. Got up before my alarm. 2. Remembered to eat 3 meals. 3. Did REALLY well at my job interview this morning. After d... Read more

  • A 3 person interview pep talk Me, Myself and Kathy

    8/17/2015 10:19:49 AM, by MAESTRACH

    Honesty time. I am SOOO frustrated this week! I HATE the 195 to 190 range. It is the hardest for me to break through. I'm REALLY peeved at my... Read more

  • sunday

    2/22/2015 11:18:54 PM, by MOCHA2470

    Today was definitely a day of rest. it's was so nice to time to spend the whole day with my family. we watched my daughter sing in church, and ... Read more

  • Going for gold one step at a time.

    1/25/2015 11:34:07 AM, by MAESTRACH

    Something keeps waking me up at about 3:15am. I usually try to go back to sleep. Today I just gave up and got up at 3:30. Grabbed breakfast and... Read more

  • Great week

    1/19/2015 5:06:40 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Got up early. Got my full work out and yoga session in peacr and quiet. Watched the sun dawn on s gorgeous, brisk day while eating my morning oat... Read more

  • Woo hooo

    1/9/2015 10:01:19 AM, by MAESTRACH

    I got up did 20 minutes on the wii advanced step and the free run for 10 minutes. Was going to go for a real jog with the dog but realized the e... Read more

  • Salad before dinner

    1/1/2015 9:34:58 PM, by MAESTRACH

    I am the only one in our house who needs to eat before 6. SOOoOo I have decided to try a go with eating a big salad at 4 and then eati... Read more

  • I can, I will

    12/31/2014 12:03:02 PM, by MAESTRACH

    It impresses me that after 4 months of only pacing my classroom that I am still able to get up and jog. Proof that even if you lose track of you ... Read more

  • personal training

    11/7/2014 11:00:25 AM, by MOCHA2470

    No I am not using a personal trainer. But one approached me at Crunch and of course he offered me one free session. Do you know what that entai... Read more

  • Status

    10/3/2014 11:17:07 AM, by MOCHA2470

    I feel like I am in a rut. My "status" is always the same. Walking my dog, going to the gym...Honestly, my life is not very exciting. If you l... Read more

  • Dear Body

    5/12/2014 10:53:03 AM, by MADDEELOU

    Dear Body, I am very sorry for treating you so poorly the last 6 months. You deserve better. Thank you for not giving up on me. Starting ... Read more

  • spring break reality check

    4/4/2014 9:25:08 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Got meals for a month planned. I never realized how much just the discipline of just taking my food keeps my binge eating in check. I need to be ... Read more

  • Ask the impossible

    3/15/2014 11:02:38 AM, by MOCHA2470

    Today as I am reading "Joy in the Journey" I am asked to be "perfect",Matthew 5:48. I have never known a perfect person but I am sure the sai... Read more

  • Forgiving when it hurts

    3/14/2014 11:12:00 AM, by MOCHA2470

    In the "Joy in the Journey" daily reflection we are asked to forgive. I must admit there is someone in my life I have a hard time forgiving. Sh... Read more

  • don't rattle on

    3/11/2014 2:11:06 PM, by MOCHA2470

    At first sight seeing those words "don't rattle on" it kind of make me laugh. I for one am not a big talker. I am more likely to sit quietly an... Read more

  • No appointment needed

    3/8/2014 11:31:56 AM, by MOCHA2470

    I am physically doing well, the sun is shining and I am in a good mood. Sometimes I am impatient with myself and my family. There is a constan... Read more

  • Fasting

    3/7/2014 11:48:00 AM, by MOCHA2470

    When I think of fasting I always think how hard it is to not eat between meals or abstaining from meat. But today I read Matthew 9:15, "How can ... Read more

  • This is the hard part

    3/6/2014 10:27:31 AM, by MOCHA2470

    Life can be hard and losing weight can be harder but the hardest question is "How do I follow Jesus?" As part of my journey during lent my daily ... Read more

  • Ash Wednesday

    3/5/2014 9:54:24 AM, by MOCHA2470

    Today is Ash Wednesday. As a Catholic I always give up something that makes me close to God even though it may not seem like it. Sometimes I gi... Read more

  • Goal Dress

    1/22/2014 2:15:15 AM, by FINALLYHEALTHY2

    I received a gift certificate for my birthday last October. I bought myself a dress as a goal to wear for a ball that I knew I would be going to... Read more

  • New year goals

    1/19/2014 12:20:03 PM, by MAESTRACH

    I chose this year not to make resolutions until after the 17 day drop off. Last week I started doing my daily weigh in with the Wii. With the exc... Read more

  • It wont always be flowers and the sun but it will SHINE!!!

    1/5/2014 4:51:03 PM, by FITJEANS

    It wont always be flowers and the sun but it will shine. My life has changed in many ways since we have last chat. I ... Read more

  • It feels so good!

    12/29/2013 1:42:34 AM, by FINALLYHEALTHY2

    I went to a Christmas party last weekend and people could not get over how... Read more

  • Thankful Tuesday

    11/12/2013 11:14:37 PM, by TEACHEROF4TH

    Despite the challenging circumstances that come and go in my life, I want to make gratitude a choice. So yes, there have been some difficult iss... Read more

  • A Thankful Heart

    11/6/2013 11:27:17 PM, by TEACHEROF4TH

    It never fails. Just when I'm tempted to give in to feelings of discouragement, something happens that lifts my spirits. Today I am thankfu... Read more

  • Thankfulness, November 4 and 5

    11/5/2013 11:53:31 AM, by TEACHEROF4TH

    Yesterday was a gorgeous fall day! November 4: I am thankful for the changing seasons. I am thankful for the breezy, clean, fall-scented ... Read more

  • Thankfulness, November 3

    11/3/2013 12:19:56 PM, by TEACHEROF4TH

    It's a gorgeous, breezy, sunny, cool November Sunday! I am thankful for the seasonal changes and for time to get a run in on this beautiful day.... Read more

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