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  • Staying in my lane

    11/21/2015 1:31:43 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    Well I tried to pass the tax class exam-my figures weren't right on the prepared portion. I am okay with that. I was trying to save cost for ge... Read more

  • Feeling helpless

    11/13/2015 6:21:58 PM, by TRACY9103

    Just found out my friends grand daughter who she is raising has type 1 diabetes. Poor baby is only 5 yes old. My friend is in tears, because of t... Read more

  • I did it!!

    11/13/2015 1:35:33 PM, by DAVINA50

    I just ran for the first time in my 51 years of life a continuous 5K run in 37 minutes!!! Considering when I started this journey on April 16, 20... Read more

  • Stay the course!!

    11/12/2015 4:34:04 PM, by DAVINA50

    Weight loss has slowed down a bit each month but I'm still losing!! So long as I keep my eating right and working out, I'll hit my goal. Just kee... Read more

  • Day 100 - This is How I Live!

    11/10/2015 1:37:45 PM, by TEXASTITCHER

    Select your favorite principles from the 100 Days Program. Then choose the top ten lessons that you like best - the ones ou want to live by long-... Read more

  • Fitness

    11/10/2015 11:22:56 AM, by FELICIAKS

    I had my first personal training session yesterday. I learned dozens of things, but most of all how to exercise effectively and correctly. I th... Read more

  • Goals for this holiday season

    11/9/2015 6:39:42 PM, by TRACY9103

    Being in a lot of challenges will help with this. These are a few things I need to work on before the end of the year. Some will take longer and ... Read more

  • Attended another VWise again....

    11/9/2015 6:01:12 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    I attended my second VWise conference that was held here in my backyard in Overland Park over the weekend. I got inspired. I made some new frie... Read more

  • Day 99 - It's Not In Here!

    11/9/2015 2:27:30 PM, by TEXASTITCHER

    Any time you weaken and you're tempted to start raiding the cupboard or refrigerator, remind yourself, "What I really need isn't in here!" Then l... Read more

  • Starting to get old here

    11/9/2015 3:15:28 AM, by TRACY9103

    It's funny I know. Cold in texas. But it's 48 degrees at night and 68 during the day. Winter is really here, and so starts the indoor walking. Th... Read more

  • Happy Sunday

    11/8/2015 5:56:54 PM, by TRACY9103

    Was cleaning out my closet and cleaned out my gallery on my phone. I posted the pictures from the winter if 2009. That's when my life changed. Ru... Read more

  • Day 98 - New Year's Resolution

    11/8/2015 10:54:00 AM, by TEXASTITCHER

    Pretend your current plan was successful and that you've lost weight, built an exercise program, and maintained your new habits. Create a New Yea... Read more

  • Day 97 - Use What Works

    11/7/2015 10:04:24 PM, by TEXASTITCHER

    If certain techniques or strategies worked for you in the past, they will usually work again. Recall the tiniest details that previously helped y... Read more

  • Happy saturday

    11/7/2015 10:17:47 AM, by TRACY9103

    Hope all are doing well. Remember to take time for yourself. You are important too.... Read more

  • Day 96 - What Will It Take

    11/6/2015 8:17:13 AM, by TEXASTITCHER

    After you create your first action step, ask, "What will it take to make that happen?" Once you figure this out, use your answer to spell out a n... Read more

  • Please help.

    11/5/2015 9:25:58 PM, by TRACY9103

    i got on my gazelle to do my 15 minutes, but I got a cramp in the sole of my foot right behind my toes. Guess i wont be doing that for a while. w... Read more

  • Day 95 - Set Your Intentions

    11/5/2015 7:26:42 AM, by TEXASTITCHER

    Define your goals as intentions and clarify exactly what you want to do. First create a specific statement that tells what you want to do. Follow... Read more

  • Today is a new day

    11/5/2015 5:00:35 AM, by TRACY9103

    No more dwelling on the past. Time to correct the mistakes of the past. Time for better healthier lifestyle choices. Time to learn to like differ... Read more

  • Day 94 - Three Columns of Weight Loss

    11/4/2015 10:33:21 PM, by TEXASTITCHER

    Every day you live in one of three behavior columns - weight loss, maintain, or gain. To truly achieve long-term success, you have to live at lea... Read more

  • Test result are in

    11/4/2015 9:51:24 PM, by TRACY9103

    they are awful. I got a lot of work to do to get it all back in the range it should be in. COMPREHENSIVE METABOLIC PANEL/EGFR Glucose ... Read more

  • getting married

    11/4/2015 1:38:03 PM, by PITTYMAMA1

    hi fellow sparkpeople. i am so happy to be back. i have a lot of work to do. i am getting married in 8 months. i have a lot of extra fluff to get... Read more

  • Learning new things is awesome

    11/4/2015 3:48:31 AM, by TRACY9103

    Today my girls and I learned that we can walk 3 miles. It hurts but we can do it. Think we will stick to walking 1 or so mIles everyday and work ... Read more

  • Day 93 - My 20-Year Plan

    11/3/2015 8:51:24 AM, by TEXASTITCHER

    Create a blueprint for how you'll live for the next 20 years. Seven things I can do forever: 1. Watch my total carbs and try to keep it cl... Read more

  • Day 92 - Accept the Solution

    11/2/2015 9:08:41 AM, by TEXASTITCHER

    Let's suppose you've decided to accept that obesity is a condition - you also have to be willing to accept the solution. That means you have to a... Read more

  • Feeling very very good

    11/1/2015 9:45:22 PM, by TRACY9103

    Since my journey began on Mother's day this year. I have lost 23 total pounds. Taking me from 233 down to 210. for me this is awesome. Hoping to ... Read more

  • Day 91 - Obesity is a Condition

    11/1/2015 7:40:44 PM, by TEXASTITCHER

    In reality, obesity is a condition just like diabetes. First you hvae to get the condition under control, then you have to live every day in a wa... Read more

  • The night of goodies

    10/31/2015 7:09:19 PM, by TRACY9103

    I refuse to eat all this candy. I will still take my kids out for the fun, but we will save candy for rewards, just like last year. Only this tim... Read more

  • Day 90 - Live "As If"

    10/31/2015 8:20:08 AM, by TEXASTITCHER

    By acting as if you have a particular skill or feeling, you can get past your fear and make that goal become real. For example, when you get dres... Read more

  • Day 89 - At My Best

    10/30/2015 5:50:08 PM, by TEXASTITCHER

    Remember the days when you felt confident, strong, capable, and able to face challenges head-on. To bring back the qualities and concepts you've ... Read more

  • Let it Pass

    10/29/2015 6:03:55 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    I didn't feel like blogging on Tuesday, the sixth anniversary of my Mom's passing. I went to physical therapy, went and had wings with my Lou an... Read more

  • Day 88 - I Do Care!

    10/29/2015 2:06:03 PM, by TEXASTITCHER

    Sometimes you may get so discouraged that you decide you just don't care anymore. In most cases, when you don't feel like sticking with your diet... Read more

  • 1 day goal

    10/28/2015 7:03:24 PM, by TRACY9103

    No candy or chips today. Eat freshape vegetables or fruit. Cut down on the juice. Try a new vegetable or fruit. Change up exercise routine.... Read more

  • Day 87 - Old Habits

    10/28/2015 1:03:39 PM, by TEXASTITCHER

    Start identifying ties when you eat strictly out of habit, then decide how you could change your routine. With family members of friends, invent ... Read more

  • Day 86 - Minimize the Damage

    10/27/2015 8:23:31 AM, by TEXASTITCHER

    You don't have to give up on your diet just because of a little extra eating. When you're faced with difficult times, stay on your plan by using ... Read more

  • Shopping for clothes

    10/27/2015 1:34:13 AM, by TRACY9103

    Makes me feel happy. No more 3x or 2x. Love seeing the smaller sizes. It shows me I am getting there.... Read more

  • Day 85 - Let It Go

    10/26/2015 9:28:41 AM, by TEXASTITCHER

    When you're upset or going through a difficult situation, decide how long you want to hold on to your emotions. Pick a time limit, then at the en... Read more

  • Day 84 - The Expectation Square

    10/25/2015 9:15:12 PM, by TEXASTITCHER

    If real life never seems to match your picture, you may need to widen your square. Start by creating a different version of your expectation. Fil... Read more

  • Day 83 - No More Deprivation

    10/23/2015 1:44:07 PM, by TEXASTITCHER

    When you feel deprived in regard to food, look at the benefits you're getting as a resoult of your actions. If you can't get past your struggle w... Read more

  • This is my breakfast on the go

    10/23/2015 4:01:25 AM, by TRACY9103

    Kids and I have this every morning. If we get hungry a... Read more

  • My adventure in the rain today

    10/23/2015 3:39:24 AM, by TRACY9103

    Oct 22, 2015 My kids wanted to go downtown to the big main library. We waited until my oldest daughter got off work and headed there. We wer... Read more

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