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  • a busy day

    10/24/2016 4:04:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i ended up rescheduling the first interview and the company was gracious enough to agree to the rescheduling. i had a second interview today. if ... Read more

  • Halloween has come to the Office

    10/24/2016 1:10:39 PM, by MCASKEY6

    A co-worker brought in a gallon sized bag of candy this morning. But she knew well enough to take it into the break room, rather than tryi... Read more

  • Goals for the week

    10/24/2016 12:22:27 PM, by CEIGSTI

    I've been backsliding on exercise and eating fruits/veggies. So this week my focus will be on getting at least 10 minutes a day of focused exerc... Read more

  • Best Laid Plans

    10/24/2016 11:50:42 AM, by MCASKEY6

    I was going to get back on the workout wagon this week. I was deep cleaning my entire apartment Sunday. So I was physically sleepy at 9. ... Read more

  • Trip on the Horizon

    10/24/2016 6:59:55 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I had a good Sunday with the GD'S. My 3-year-old definitely has the snack bug. She asks for snacks a LOT. Sometimes, I say okay. Sometimes, I... Read more

  • Those chips...

    10/23/2016 10:32:42 PM, by LBEEKMA

    Get thee behind me, tortilla chips! I have such a struggle with those baskets of crunchy chips. Yes, I could just take out a handful and push the... Read more

  • Nursing sore knee and shoulder

    10/23/2016 4:33:41 PM, by MORECOFFEE96

    I started my routine again today. My right knee and a spot just below my right shoulder have been giving me some discomfort. I don't want to trul... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/23/2016 4:02:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day yesterday! my daughter and i really enjoyed the movie yesterday morning. in the afternoon, i met up with a good friend of mine ... Read more

  • My First F2F OA Meeting

    10/23/2016 7:58:59 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday was a really good day. I got my kitchen table all sorted out and looking nice again. Then, I went to my first OA face-to-face meeting... Read more

  • Hubby takes the plunge!

    10/23/2016 12:24:03 AM, by A_BRICK

    Last night my hubby and I visited the local lifetime fitness location to check it out. After a nice tour to see what is available, we decided to ... Read more

  • Triggers

    10/22/2016 10:00:00 PM, by LBEEKMA

    I wish I had read what our team was tracking earlier today because I think that would have kept me from mindlessly chomping on chips, stuffed pas... Read more

  • Having a Junk Food Habit Broken For Me

    10/22/2016 2:33:11 PM, by MCASKEY6

    Last night my roommate and I split a pizza. She has a habit of leaving her left over pizza in the box, setting out overnight, which I find... Read more

  • October: Meditation Month

    10/22/2016 9:25:47 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    My goal for October was to begin practicing meditation. My goal is to meditate twice a day. There have been days that I only did one meditation s... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/22/2016 7:53:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    there are some free movies playing at the movie theatres here today. it's called community day. i'll go there first with my daughter, then i will... Read more

  • Planning the Day

    10/22/2016 6:37:40 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I had a good Friday. Everything went well at work. I continued in abstinence from overeating. DH and I had a good evening at home together. ... Read more

  • 10/21/16

    10/21/2016 10:39:36 PM, by BRIANNEBZB

    I feel like I'm losing my motivation. I'm fat, I hate the family photos that were just taken of me. I'm trying to stop drinking Pepsi and eating... Read more

  • Change of Thinking

    10/21/2016 7:31:42 PM, by FAMOLLY43

    Throught my mobile chat, other teams, I noticed a continueing thread with the struggle to reach goals of weight loss. One thought that stuck with... Read more

  • Sugar Time

    10/21/2016 4:40:34 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Between 2-3 in the afternoon is when the sugar demon hits me. My most recent dance with the demon has proven to be no exception. It I can get p... Read more

  • Dreaming Out Loud

    10/21/2016 4:13:16 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    Dreaming Out Loud How would it feel to touch a c... Read more

  • The Orionid Meteor Shower

    10/21/2016 3:05:09 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    The Orionid meteor shower, usually shortened to the... Read more

  • The Scale is being nice

    10/21/2016 12:59:36 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I have fallen off the wagon a bit. I weighed myself the other day and I was up to 194lbs. Which is a big bummer after I'd managed to get down t... Read more

  • it is friday

    10/21/2016 11:09:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to reflect and relax for me today. my daughter says hi. i have a chance at a few jobs today. my asthma and allergies are flaring up a bit j... Read more

  • Restarting with a new purpose (Day 1.2)

    10/21/2016 9:34:30 AM, by CREATETHENEWYOU

    While watching the sun rise this morning, I was able to process a lot that's happened in my life. I was told that I was misdiagnosed when I ... Read more

  • Anxiety vs. Confidence

    10/21/2016 6:26:27 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Everything went well yesterday. I went to the "big meeting" with the other company that is supposed to be giving us a bunch of business. I was ... Read more

  • Didn't deserve it...

    10/20/2016 3:13:22 PM, by MYRNA929

    Today, I rushed out during my lunch hour to run an errand that usually takes me 50 minutes of my lunch hour if I time it just right. Today, howe... Read more

  • a mostly rainy day

    10/20/2016 10:12:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is supposed to rain on and off all day here today. it is even calling for some rain to start the day tomorrow. although it is not too warm out... Read more

  • Small steps

    10/20/2016 8:53:00 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    That I made it through the day yesterday while only caving to 60% dark chocolate at 6pm is a sign of success. I fought my brain all day and had ... Read more

  • Happy Birthday, DH!

    10/20/2016 7:01:45 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Today is DH's birthday! The older we get, the harder the gifting. I got him a subscription to two different magazines that he likes and gift ca... Read more

  • Nature Made 30 Day Challenge!

    10/19/2016 6:49:32 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    Improve your health one good habit at a time. These articles are straight from the 30-Day Healthy Habit Builder to give you a taste of the p... Read more

  • No kitchen, No breakroom

    10/19/2016 4:33:44 PM, by MCASKEY6

    Today, we are having our cabinets redone in the kitchen area at work. I completely forgot. So my lunch, setting in the fridge, is completely in... Read more

  • Dreaded day 3

    10/19/2016 2:39:47 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    Actually Day 1 is pretty bad....but only as I've done it so many times. I remember I once started Spark I was obsessed, driven and totally ambit... Read more

  • Will Power

    10/19/2016 1:56:18 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    To profess that one needs will power is to ignore the psychological and biological and environmental triggers that affect food and choices associ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/19/2016 1:22:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny, not too warm a day here today. i have not yet heard back from the place i went for an interview the other day. i will keep on ... Read more

  • Positive Returns!

    10/19/2016 6:51:06 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I saw a little drop in weight on the scale this morning. Yay! It's a nice confirmation of what I already knew. When you are being abstinent fr... Read more

  • Is THAT on your diet?

    10/18/2016 6:16:44 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    The unfortunate thing about making healthy changes to your eating habits is that even if you tell no one about it eventually they notice the weig... Read more

  • Updates :)

    10/18/2016 1:37:20 PM, by SANA0825

    Been on a roller coaster the past few months. Since my last update I have gained and dropped 10 lbs. I am currently back in control of my meals a... Read more

  • 2 weeks and counting

    10/18/2016 11:29:21 AM, by MCASKEY6

    It's two weeks until Halloween and I have not bought a single bag of candy. I have managed to keep all the candy out of the office. ... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/18/2016 8:13:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview today, for a full time job. i will try my best. if i get the job, great. if not, that is okay with me. my daughter says hi... Read more

  • Starting on the Next Quest

    10/18/2016 6:32:13 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I had a good day yesterday. The client did not show up for her conflict resolution meeting; but I was able to talk to her by phone and did the m... Read more

  • The Earlier The Better

    10/17/2016 10:45:44 PM, by LBEEKMA

    I'm not a morning person but I'm discovering that the longer I wait in the day to exercise, the less likely I am to do it. Note to self: take a f... Read more

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