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  • Starting Day For Without Caffeine

    2/17/2015 8:00:10 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    This has been a really tough weekend. Starting Saturday morning, I decided to stop drinking my morning cup of coffee. Saturday I had a very bus... Read more

  • I Never Thought This Could Be Caffeine Withdrawal

    2/13/2015 3:09:03 PM, by ANNEMARGAR

    Well, I have been stringing along my caffeine addiction with one cup of coffee per day. Over the past month I have been having trouble sleeping ... Read more

  • One Act of Kindness Each Day!!

    2/13/2015 9:59:02 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    From now until my birthday in March. I will keep track of my acts though this blog (at least I hope I can just edit and add an update each day - ... Read more

  • motivational quote

    2/12/2015 7:24:37 PM, by CURLY135

    When you fail to plan, you plan to fail. No matter how busy I am I always plan my meals. I'm working are too hard to not be successful.matter ho... Read more

  • Just Go Already

    2/10/2015 9:03:19 AM, by AINTSKEERD

    Im behind on my commitment to blog every week so Im going to attempt to squeeze in two this week. Eee. A day or two before our anniversary... Read more

  • Sleep is Getting Worse!!

    2/5/2015 6:38:51 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    It is time for Operation Good Night's Sleep!! My stress at work has increased which causes me to not sleep well - so then I drink coffee (three ... Read more

  • Spinning

    2/3/2015 7:22:02 PM, by CURLY135

    I'm working hard to find the time, but am not always successful. However I do squeeze in another exercise if I miss spinning. I felt new muscles ... Read more

  • On the path

    1/26/2015 7:08:10 PM, by STEELHEAD01

    After some time off, started back on tracking food, and going to the gym a week ago on Monday. For the week keep in the calorie range everyday... Read more

  • no desserts

    1/26/2015 1:36:31 AM, by CURLY135

    I went to 2 potluck events then out to dinner. I did not eat any sweets. I was also very careful in ordering vegetable & stirfry seafood. That... Read more

  • no desserts

    1/26/2015 1:36:28 AM, by CURLY135

    I went to 2 potluck events then out to dinner. I did not eat any sweets. I was also very careful in ordering vegetable & stirfry seafood. That... Read more

  • It's easy to fall off the wagon when you are tired.

    1/26/2015 1:23:53 AM, by OAKBORN

    So I got back on the wagon today. We went hiking at Mt. Tabor Park here in Portland. It's SO beautiful and the 60 degree, sunny, gorgeous weathe... Read more

  • My Doctor Rocked My World Yesterday

    1/25/2015 7:33:31 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    So, I went to the doctor to see what he could do to help me sleep through the night. I didn't really want some magic pill (I really do not like ... Read more

  • When your mojo comes back...

    1/22/2015 12:32:10 AM, by OAKBORN

    Nice run tonight on treadmill. This is my 2nd run in two days. Since it's still winter, I pretty much have to run treadmill because it's dark wh... Read more

  • How will Cornerstone Focus Help Me Lose the Two Pounds I Gained

    1/21/2015 11:33:22 AM, by ZAPJAC

    SparkPeople says the following about Focus: You have to know what you want, why you want it, and how youre going to make it happen. ... Read more

  • Gained back two pounds. Yikes.

    1/21/2015 10:25:31 AM, by ZAPJAC

    I gained back two pounds. I am pissed (at myself). I have a habit of stopping and having a slice of pizza. I gave that up the first few weeks of ... Read more

  • Day Three Without Caffeine

    1/21/2015 6:37:38 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    Yesterday I woke up feeling okay - drank one cup of decaf coffee and went downstairs to complete my morning workout. I only made it ten minutes ... Read more

  • random thoughts

    1/19/2015 6:30:21 PM, by STEELHEAD01

    Usually set some goals for the new year. But generally don't last too long. So this year, resisted the urge to do them on Jan. 1. Anything aft... Read more

  • Keeping myself honest.

    1/19/2015 2:46:54 PM, by OAKBORN

    Our roommate came home with doughnuts, so I had one... doughnuts are worse crack to me than chocolate, soda, or almost anything else... But you k... Read more

  • Looking back at a tough year....

    1/18/2015 7:02:44 PM, by OAKBORN

    I am finally back in a settled place from where I feel I can move forward... but looking back at one graph, the one that charts my weight really ... Read more

  • There is only Now

    1/18/2015 12:38:34 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    Let's be real: I'm a foodaholic. I have these stretches of time where I do amazingly well with keeping my nutrition/exercise habits in check, bu... Read more

  • It's only been a week!

    1/18/2015 2:36:45 AM, by OAKBORN

    Back to the blog. Weekly may be all I can handle, simply because my job (though I LOVE LOVE LOVE it), is very demanding. I come home tired every... Read more

  • A Mediocre Start

    1/16/2015 9:40:12 AM, by AINTSKEERD

    Look, we all want this to be an easy task, but if it was we wouldn't be here in the first place. This process is going to leave us with results t... Read more

  • Too Tired for the Gym Tonight

    1/15/2015 9:55:06 PM, by ZAPJAC

    So I didn't make it to the gym. I went home after work and fell asleep. Luckily my cat didn't like that idea and soon I was up, but still relaxin... Read more

  • 1/15/15 - fresh produce!!!

    1/15/2015 8:09:07 PM, by HEALTHYK33

    Today went pretty well. I planned some meals last night and today, after dropping my son off at preschool, I went to the grocery store. I'd say a... Read more

  • First WW meeting down

    1/13/2015 10:56:34 PM, by HEALTHYK33

    Okay so my first WW meeting was tonight - I survived the dreaded weigh-in and by the time I left I felt really good and hopeful. It'll be a... Read more

  • Day 7 out of 100 days of healthy changes

    1/13/2015 8:03:28 PM, by CYNTHIUSS

    I went for a great walk yesterday and today, I'm on 5 straight day of 40 minute intense PT circuits, I made 8500 steps on fitbit yesterday, my go... Read more

  • 2015 - My Year of Health

    1/13/2015 1:26:02 PM, by HEALTHYK33

    I'm not much of a resolution person, so starting over in January isn't directly related to a resolution, but more because things have gotten to a... Read more

  • Everything is possible

    1/13/2015 7:58:29 AM, by LMATTHEWS76

    There is a bit of the martyr in all of us. When struggling with weight loss or any other goal, we sometimes decide that it is impossible and jus... Read more

  • Keep Trying for A Good Night's Sleep!

    1/12/2015 5:43:58 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    OMG what a night! I am not sure why I had such a terrible night's sleep. I did not drink alcohol and I kept to just my 12oz of coffee first thin... Read more

  • Good Start!

    1/11/2015 8:39:30 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    Day one without alcohol!! I must say I felt really great last night - not having wine with dinner. I enjoyed a day of culture yesterday - my Mo... Read more

  • MIA for far too long ...

    1/10/2015 11:22:23 PM, by OAKBORN

    ...and trust me my waistline shows it. I have been gaining weight and getting increasingly deconditioned over the last year since I lost the awfu... Read more

  • Islets of Langerhans

    1/10/2015 7:27:15 PM, by ZAPJAC

    The Islets of Langerhans are in the pancreas and one of them produces insulin. At the Diabeties Research Institute they are focused on rest... 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

  • A Kick in the Seat, Please

    1/10/2015 11:31:08 AM, by AINTSKEERD

    Im sitting down this morning to (again) get back on track with my blogging. It seems like just a couple weeks ago that I wrote about how import... Read more

  • Not Again!!

    1/10/2015 9:41:43 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    Ugh - here I am again! Yes, I have been "enjoying" two beers a night for the past three nights. We have been celebrating my daughter's birthday... Read more

  • Day 2 emotions seesawing..Make a Wish..

    1/8/2015 6:20:11 PM, by CYNTHIUSS

    I had no idea how much 'candy crush' and 'scramble with friends' kept my emotions at bay! When I was overwhelmed I zoned out in games, forgot I ... Read more

  • 100 days, another 100

    1/7/2015 12:49:34 PM, by CYNTHIUSS

    What did I do with my last 100? There were some jewels in there... October, November, December... Traditions, holidays, starting/facilitating... Read more

  • Streaks

    1/7/2015 12:23:38 PM, by ZAPJAC

    I've been working out a lot but I do take a day or two off now and then. That ruins my exercise streaks. My exercise streak is now only 2 days. I... Read more

  • candy crush stole my life

    1/6/2015 2:55:13 PM, by CYNTHIUSS

    Today I deleted the game....I'd spent an hour on it before 9am, before I'd even had breakfast! That was an hour of my life I could have spent doi... Read more

  • freezing rain....

    1/3/2015 2:39:30 PM, by DITA48

    Well, I'm still here a few days into it. Better than last year. I started the January fitness challenge. Did day 1 video yesterday. But I feel li... Read more

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