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  • Knee brace.

    8/29/2015 10:05:13 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    I had to take off the knee brace because it was causing my sciatica on my right side to act up and then I have it also on my left side so I am co... Read more

  • And it starts...

    8/27/2015 5:44:19 PM, by WIPINGSWEAT

    School started here last week like I'm sure it did in much of the country. The joys of the public school system - my son brings home everything t... Read more

  • Doctor called ...at 10pm

    8/25/2015 11:29:44 AM, by WIPINGSWEAT

    Typically if I get a call after about 8pm, I freak out. Imagine my panic when it's my DOCTOR calling at 10pm! I went in for a follow up for... Read more

  • Earn Your Shower!

    8/24/2015 12:59:49 PM, by PIXIE-LICIOUS

    On my private team, we have a little challenge st... Read more

  • The Power To Amaze Myself

    8/23/2015 10:04:11 AM, by PIXIE-LICIOUS

    In 2006, I was at my goal size. After 9 months of w... Read more

  • Busy day!

    8/22/2015 11:48:17 PM, by WIPINGSWEAT

    Well, I finally got my office moved home. I went up to work today and brought home my desk and some other small things, but something unexpected ... Read more

  • Monday Drs visit.

    8/22/2015 9:27:46 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    I found out that I have gallstones. the thing is I have never had any signs with my gallbladder. The dr said not to worry about it until I start ... Read more

  • Yoga kicks @$$

    8/22/2015 4:49:59 PM, by WIPINGSWEAT

    So, I did the DDP Yoga DVD again today (gym 3 times, then yoga 3 times a week on alternating days). I did the main intro (Diamond Dozen) then the... Read more

  • HRM

    8/21/2015 2:56:41 PM, by WIPINGSWEAT

    I got a new heart rate monitor over the weekend and I've decided that I hate it. When I get on the elliptical at the gym, I work my little heart ... Read more


    8/20/2015 5:33:53 PM, by WIPINGSWEAT

    I got my DDP Yoga DVDs today and I am stoked! I went through the Diamond Dozen and its true about the moves jacking your heart rate up. Doing Roa... Read more

  • Ugh!

    8/19/2015 11:50:12 PM, by WIPINGSWEAT

    So, I've said a few times that this time I'm doing things differently. I've realized that my obsessive compulsive behavior hurts my weight loss e... Read more

  • Busy hard week.

    8/15/2015 10:11:29 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    This week at work was very busy so busy I couldn't get all of my normal things done. The medicine that one of my drs have me on is causing me to ... Read more

  • I am TIRED

    8/11/2015 6:51:28 AM, by BALTOCHIC

    Ugh. My friends, this waking up early is for the birds. For. The. Birds. After two weeks of it, I am wiped out. Yes, I am getting 8 hours of slee... Read more

  • New brace don't like it.

    8/8/2015 2:13:24 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    I have used the brace the dr wanted me to use. I can't keep it up especially toward the end of my work day as my leg swells. If I put it on real ... Read more

  • Astounding Accomplishment

    8/5/2015 12:07:33 PM, by PIXIE-LICIOUS

    Wow, its been two months since my last blog! I didn't mean to let so much time go between blogs, especially since blogging is one thing that help... Read more

  • Week a success and new goal

    8/2/2015 7:26:35 AM, by BALTOCHIC

    I did, in fact, get up early to workout last week. I met my goal of 3 times or more and after analyzing my Spark Tracker info, I'm ready to set a... Read more

  • Drs visit

    8/1/2015 8:53:28 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    I went to see my orthro on Wednesday about my left knee. It had a sunken place on the top of my knee. They sent me to have a CT scan and then on ... Read more

  • Up and at 'em!

    7/25/2015 9:27:56 PM, by BALTOCHIC

    Soo... I'm not a morning person. Never have been. Some folks wake up in the morning and bounce out of bed, cheerfully singing and chattering. Per... Read more

  • Learning to walk without walker.

    7/25/2015 8:53:54 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    I am trying to walk more without a walker and it is very hard. I have depended on the walker so much that I am having to get my back stronger. I ... Read more

  • Wow, it's been a crazy year.

    7/23/2015 9:25:28 PM, by BALTOCHIC

    I could be annoyed with myself for not checking in regularly for awhile, or I could be proud of myself for getting back on the horse a lot sooner... Read more

  • Frustrated

    7/18/2015 8:33:19 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    I am not getting to where I want to be with my walking without a walker. I know it takes time but with everything that I have had go wrong with m... Read more

  • Planning and Prepping

    7/9/2015 2:29:50 PM, by CRAZYGRAD

    I was offered my new job on June 30th! Only caveat was that I had to accept that day and move there before July 30th. OK, we can do that. Start t... Read more

  • Rough 2 weeks

    7/6/2015 7:59:09 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    I have been in the ER 2 times with the second time a hospital stay. They had go give me 2 pints of platelets and 5 pints of red blood cells. I ha... Read more

  • Returning to Leadership - I'm Baaack! (Things I've learned)

    7/1/2015 11:10:57 AM, by MJ-SHE-BEAST

    I resigned as a leader from my beloved San Antonio Spark Team at the first of the year. I needed a break after 5 years. I had my WLS at the end ... Read more

  • keep moving forward

    6/30/2015 4:18:38 PM, by PAM_88

    You know those days where you feel unstoppable? Like everything is possible? I've been feeling that rush of positivity recently. I did something ... Read more

  • Sciatica hurts

    6/20/2015 8:46:46 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    I have been having trouble with sciatica in my right hip and leg all week. It really hurts and makes walking harder. I will be seeing my ortho on... Read more

  • Priorities, jobs, DDPyoga

    6/17/2015 8:41:23 AM, by CRAZYGRAD

    If you've been wondering where I have been lately I have had to start prioritizing a lot more off electronics things. I had 2 interviews last wee... Read more

  • Stressful week.

    6/13/2015 8:19:38 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    This week has been very stressful. Some of my friends have lost their jobs where I work and not knowing if I will have a job for the next year is... Read more

  • No therapy this week.

    6/6/2015 8:40:06 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    I hurt my back last Saturday and have not been able to go to pt any this week. When I was not at work I was laying down in my bed. Back is better... Read more

  • Day 5: DDPyoga

    6/5/2015 10:16:35 AM, by CRAZYGRAD

    This morning we decided to move on to Below the Belt. Wow, this workout kicked my butt... literally. This workout, as it implies, is all lower bo... Read more

  • Day 8 - challenging my irrational beliefs

    6/5/2015 9:12:02 AM, by SUNNYRAYE

    Hi Sunny Friends, Today I am feeling down. Down because I am letting things make me feel that I am worthless AGAIN. Too many things a... Read more

  • DDPyoga: One week in weight and measurements

    6/4/2015 8:02:01 AM, by CRAZYGRAD

    I forgot to weigh and measure yesterday since we had started on a Wednesday. I am VERY happy with the results so far. Keep in mind last Wednesday... Read more

  • Day 3 & 4: DDPyoga

    6/3/2015 9:05:31 AM, by CRAZYGRAD

    Monday was day 3 and we did Fat burner. I enjoyed this workout. I'm starting to get the hang of DDP as an instructor. At times it's hard to keep ... Read more

  • Day 5 - I got through day 4 - I knew I could

    6/2/2015 3:21:12 AM, by SUNNYRAYE

    HI Sunny Friends, The title of this blog sounds a bit egotistical but hey what the heck - I need some confidence. Well yesterday was g... Read more

  • Something Weight Loss Surgery and Losing Weight Won't Do

    6/1/2015 5:17:21 PM, by MJ-SHE-BEAST

    Weight loss surgery, whether lap band, gastric bypass, or gastric sleeve (my procedure) is a marvelous tool. Some of the things it does for you:... Read more

  • Day 4 - Retraining my brain.

    6/1/2015 2:23:08 AM, by SUNNYRAYE

    Hi Sunny Friends, I haven't been around for awhile [AGAIN]. I have restarted so many times since I last posted in mid-May. I guess the... Read more

  • One day at a time.

    5/30/2015 9:01:03 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    The sun has been out for 2 says now and it feels so good. I have been shopping 3 times this week and by the end of the day I am very tired. There... Read more

  • Day 2: DDPyoga

    5/28/2015 10:01:11 AM, by CRAZYGRAD

    This morning we woke up again for DDP yoga. Hubby forced me out of bed this morning. I haven't been sleeping well and I notice that the more I ex... Read more

  • Day 1: DDPyoga

    5/27/2015 10:21:23 AM, by CRAZYGRAD

    Yesterday our DDPyoga came in the mail. Time to get this ball rolling! Hubby reset the alarm for 5:30am instead of 6am and said tomorrow is the d... Read more

  • Rain rain go away.

    5/23/2015 9:00:18 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    Rain can go I am so tired of it my yard and driveway is a muddy mess can't get out of vehicle with out it being muddy. I am so ready for the sun.... Read more

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