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  • Making me important to me

    10/5/2015 6:48:49 AM, by BEINGGUIDED

    I haven't been doing well. My focus is off in every area of my life and I started taking medication to help me with what they said was mild bipol... Read more

  • Getting back on track!

    10/4/2015 10:19:31 PM, by BACKTOTEN12

    It was a long spring and summer this year and now I'm back to trying to track my food and exercise. I wrote my exercise in my journal but not my ... Read more

  • New one for me

    9/28/2015 10:29:08 AM, by MJZHERE

    Woke up this morning counting the days till my period. I can't remember ever before looking for it to come (at least in a hopeful manner). I am... Read more

  • Falling out of place to FALL into place....

    9/27/2015 5:52:50 PM, by REDVELVET21

    Life is busy for me right now, so many things are falling out of place so that the right things can fall into place. No longer will I try to hang... Read more

  • Reframing and acceptance

    9/26/2015 1:53:53 PM, by MJZHERE

    Doglady13;s comment "It helps to reframe the way you look at the circumstances that block your progress" sparked my brain today. It lead me to th... Read more

  • Anyone else go thru the monthly cleaning/tidy cycle?

    9/25/2015 2:01:08 PM, by MJZHERE

    Second blog in one day! Even knowing that I act lots of different ways, I never really looked into patterns or reasons. So now, trying to unders... Read more

  • To see His wonders

    9/25/2015 10:28:38 AM, by MJZHERE

    " When we get into a difficulty we shall say, "I am now going to see the wonders of God, and to learn again how surely He delivers them that trus... Read more

  • Kinder, gentler to myself

    9/24/2015 5:03:25 PM, by MJZHERE

    More than two years ago, I officially became a part of the maintainers (though I joined the group ahead of then to help me prepare for when I rea... Read more

  • #fit30 Day 8

    9/24/2015 12:57:06 PM, by PARTYPOMLOVA

    Challenge today is walking/jogging intervals. I practiced this a bit on Tuesday and will be following up with the same today as long as the rain ... Read more

  • #fit30 Day 7

    9/23/2015 10:36:13 AM, by PARTYPOMLOVA

    So proud of myself for getting up and going for a walk/job last night after laying my 15mo old down to sleep. Making it through the over time I w... Read more

  • Planning can help us keep our "happy" chemical and save our brains

    9/23/2015 9:44:43 AM, by MJZHERE

    In my quest to find out how to have happier thoughts and thwart pmdd, I came across some scientific studies that explain how many of the things p... Read more

  • Changing chemicals change our thinking

    9/22/2015 2:20:33 PM, by MJZHERE

    They now define these monthly mood altering states I experienced most of my life as pmdd. All I know is that at least once a month for a week, l... Read more

  • Disappointment

    9/21/2015 5:08:50 PM, by MJZHERE

    Saw all the blogs on disappointment and it got me thinking. I suffered a large (for me) disappointment recently and I cried. Yes, great big croco... Read more

  • Time Frame.....

    9/20/2015 5:35:15 PM, by REDVELVET21

    Two sets of time frames that I am looking at include: "15 Weeks until 2016 " This can help with the new year to come and reach a goal ... Read more

  • 2 Tales of Time.....

    9/20/2015 5:18:11 PM, by REDVELVET21

    Close to the end of the month I like to look at the time that has passed, and the time to come. It helps me to reflect on what I have been doing ... Read more

  • Tonight I'm eating

    9/19/2015 2:22:46 PM, by MJZHERE

    11 years ago today, my mom passed away in my home. Tonight kids and grandkids are coming over to make homemade pizzas and brownies. Saturday ni... Read more


    9/19/2015 1:30:48 PM, by PARTYPOMLOVA

    Started the fit 30 challenge. Today is day 3 and so far I am staying creative with being active. Day 1 walked at work for 30 minutes on my two br... Read more

  • Pmdd and pms and perimenopause help

    9/18/2015 10:41:14 AM, by MJZHERE

    A couple years back, my gut was destroyed from being on intravenous antibiotics and the docs prescribed probiotics that were extremely high in nu... Read more

  • Note to self - action on rotator cuff

    9/18/2015 10:25:37 AM, by MJZHERE

    So it has become a predictable pattern. All set to start living life with this shoulder again and end up not being able to use my arm and having ... Read more

  • Injury again

    9/16/2015 10:15:28 AM, by MJZHERE

    Seems like this has happened more than once. So I'm back on track, not just with losing, but with exercising which is the hardest for me. Pick w... Read more

  • Picking up momentum

    9/15/2015 10:26:46 PM, by LAURIEWY

    School is busy. Starting to feel I'm running full speed all the time. With a kindergarten and fifth grade child, home is just as busy. But I'm ... Read more

  • A New Week - Another Fresh Start

    9/14/2015 3:23:28 PM, by LEANNROCKS

    While my heart is gung-ho to get my body moving and making the best food choices, the rest of me lags. I was a good girl and Saturday morning, I ... Read more

  • The Fighter in Me

    9/11/2015 12:51:37 PM, by LEANNROCKS

    I am 13 weeks post op from my first knee surgery, 12 weeks from the second. I left a three week hospital stay with a few new eating habits; salad... Read more

  • 90 pounds gone

    9/6/2015 3:18:10 PM, by BIGGESTLOSER_V

    I have Lost 90 pounds since las summer... Read more

  • Lesson #1: Be prepared for the weather

    9/2/2015 5:37:24 AM, by MODIQUE

    So today we planned to go around Hong Kong's museums, as theyre all free to get into on Wednesdays (cool huh?). This was just as well becaus... Read more

  • Sept 1, start of a new month

    9/1/2015 3:11:30 PM, by MJZHERE

    Thinking today is a good day to start getting more serious about what several have called "restart." Maybe one of the things I do is work agains... Read more


    9/1/2015 12:54:23 AM, by MODIQUE

    I have recently moved to China for the year from London. I am determined to make this move a really healthy one and start making new habits that... Read more

  • Back to Work

    8/29/2015 12:29:04 PM, by LAURIEWY

    First full work week. Long week of trainings snd sitting on my butt. Some real bad food choices, eating on the run, and emotional eating has caus... Read more

  • Dilemma pt 2

    8/25/2015 7:56:58 PM, by REDVELVET21

    So Saturday I had to make a choice between Dinner with my co workers or to attend the Glow in the Dark 5k. I went to both. I went to dinner with ... Read more

  • Are you still standing there???

    8/25/2015 4:30:41 PM, by REDVELVET21

    This year I made a few goals to achieve and it was funny because 6 weeks into the year I heard from a mentor asking, Are you still in the same pl... Read more

  • Down 0.8 lb

    8/24/2015 12:05:02 PM, by LAURIEWY

    Going in the right direction just need to be ok with the pace. It's hard but it's all I can do because I can't afford to give up. ... Read more

  • Hard week

    8/23/2015 4:53:18 PM, by LAURIEWY

    Hard week lots of sabotaging thought and some behaviors. Need to stop the cycle so here's a list of positives to help break the negative week (I ... Read more

  • Dilemma

    8/22/2015 12:48:34 AM, by REDVELVET21

    Why does it seem like whenever you want to do something that you are excited about more events come up? Any other weekend I would have no options... Read more

  • Over Eating

    8/20/2015 12:19:23 AM, by LAURIEWY

    300 + calories above today. Constant emotional eating today. I've got to break this spiral downward. I'm making sure that I fail. ... Read more

  • Feeling lighter but still have a ways to go!!!!

    8/19/2015 9:33:15 PM, by REDVELVET21

    I have been working out consistently for the past month and a half!!! I am feeling lighter however I still have a ways to go. I am going to reach... Read more

  • Frustration!

    8/19/2015 8:07:51 AM, by SHAWNEETRAINER

    Since having my leg cast removed, I have been exercising, walking 3-4 miles a day plus weights, and ab lounger crunches (bad back to do them on f... Read more

  • Mental Funk

    8/19/2015 12:19:06 AM, by LAURIEWY

    Been in a total mental funk for almost a week now. Fearful of my inability to succeed in my weightloss journey. 42 years trying and 42 years fail... Read more

  • life changes.....

    8/17/2015 9:06:00 PM, by REDVELVET21

    Either they can help push you ahead or bury you in the sand....... Read more

  • First Color Dash 5k

    8/17/2015 2:05:51 AM, by LAURIEWY

    Never have I ever signed up for any kind of race activity like this. Even though it was only a 5k (3.1 miles) I was nervous that may not be able ... Read more

  • Calorie Range

    8/16/2015 8:35:17 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    I typically stay within my calorie range. Sometimes I'm below because it goes up with evening exercise and I'm not hungry. But I'm very rarely o... Read more

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