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Journey.....
7/13/2014 11:43:28 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Trying to lose weight is a journey. Its a journey to see all that is wrong if you look at things a little more carefully. There are so many obstacles...  Read more

REDVELVET21

it's sunday
7/13/2014 10:54:23 AM,  5 COMMENTS

i did get to see my good friend for a while yesterday. then i went to explore some of the city for the remainder of the day. i ended up walking for ov...  Read more

MOMMY445

Be open to new things
7/12/2014 6:04:08 PM,  10 COMMENTS

How many times have I told my kids to be open to new foods.... well...at the CSA this week, we got fennel...(groan) I don't like licorice so, I did...  Read more

TERRY0217

it's friday
7/11/2014 9:29:41 AM,  10 COMMENTS

the weekend is finally here! yay! other than my allergies flaring up this morning, i am doing alright. meeting up with a friend of mine later this aft...  Read more

MOMMY445

it's thursday
7/10/2014 10:51:54 AM,  7 COMMENTS

i will need to take a day off school to get the rest of some important errands done. i have applied to be a volunteer at a big event here next year an...  Read more

MOMMY445

Fitbits can be contagious......
7/9/2014 9:49:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Ever since I have started using my fitbit other co workers have caught onto the buzz of wanting and purchasing one as well! Its fun to get fit togethe...  Read more

REDVELVET21

The light finally goes on!
7/9/2014 9:48:45 PM,  13 COMMENTS

We all have the best of intentions...we want to eat right, work out and take better care of ourselves...but...when those donuts or sweets appear, we c...  Read more

TERRY0217

it's wednesday
7/9/2014 12:49:27 PM,  7 COMMENTS

i am taking a much needed break. worked on a personality assessment all morning at school. now i am catching up on some computer work. then i will tak...  Read more

MOMMY445

a rainy day
7/8/2014 3:12:04 PM,  3 COMMENTS

had another great day of classes today! i am looking forward to the next day of classes tomorrow. my daughter is now in a day camp in the afternoons o...  Read more

MOMMY445

a lovely day
7/7/2014 4:18:31 PM,  4 COMMENTS

first day of classes went well for me. i am really going to enjoy these classes. i will make full use of all that is offered to me while i am there. m...  Read more

MOMMY445

My Tools
7/7/2014 12:14:45 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Inspired by LilHobbit29 !!! My tools to help with weight loss!!! #1. www.sparkpeople.com #2. The App for Pandora it helps with music...  Read more

REDVELVET21

it's sunday
7/6/2014 3:33:55 PM,  7 COMMENTS

i had a great start to my day. then i had to quickly change my plans and my stomach decided it was not settling down after lunch. so i had to quickly...  Read more

MOMMY445

Success or Failure
7/5/2014 9:22:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I know that one of the ways to succeed at this weight loss journey is to surround myself with others who are on the same journey! I have learned that...  Read more

REDVELVET21

it's saturday
7/5/2014 9:44:26 AM,  9 COMMENTS

another sunny day here today! woo hoo! have not yet decided on plans for the day. i will decide as i go. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doi...  Read more

MOMMY445

it's friday!
7/4/2014 9:15:36 AM,  4 COMMENTS

another week is coming to a close. i have decided to go with my first choice of a place to live. it is more affordable for me and i will have the priv...  Read more

MOMMY445

Wishing everyone a happy 4th of July!
7/3/2014 9:01:04 PM,  13 COMMENTS

To all my dear spark friends...have a wonderful holiday weekend... and...about the rhubarb....well....it just didn't work out....oh well...at lea...  Read more

TERRY0217

Working out and Water!!!
7/3/2014 8:34:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So today I got off early, I went to the gym and got my workout in, as I was walking out of the door one the soldiers on detail asked me was I going to...  Read more

REDVELVET21

a sunny day
7/3/2014 10:19:38 AM,  7 COMMENTS

i may have found a place to live. i will check and see where it is and if it is still available. once i have that information, i can go and see it. it...  Read more

MOMMY445

a new day
7/2/2014 10:24:56 AM,  9 COMMENTS

i spent the day outdoors yesterday with my daughter. it was soo worth it! now i am dealing with a sunburn on my arms and on my lower legs. i am extra...  Read more

MOMMY445

Mindset
7/1/2014 9:28:28 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I had a battle with myself today!!! Go workout or stay home and sleep. I am tired! I want rest, but because yesterday I didn't push myself as hard as...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Highs and Lows
6/30/2014 9:51:26 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I feel like sometimes the weight loss journey is filled with highs and lows! Today I walked into the gym not feeling like working out but I know...  Read more

REDVELVET21

another month is coming to a close
6/30/2014 9:31:26 AM,  8 COMMENTS

it is the last day of june. tomorrow, a new month starts. got a bit frustrated the other day over what i still have to do to get where i want to be in...  Read more

MOMMY445

Nuggets
6/29/2014 9:36:01 PM,  5 COMMENTS

NUGGETS are good things that have happened! 1. Another gym member came to me to say how much they admire that I get in the gym early on my weeke...  Read more

REDVELVET21

I think I've lost it
6/29/2014 5:34:05 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Others may think I totally lost it!!! The deer are eating my tomato plants (the leaves, not the fruits) I've had it!! I put up the deer fence,...  Read more

TERRY0217

I need a good recipe
6/28/2014 10:18:15 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I need some help.... This week, in my CSA package...we got rhubarb....how the heck do you make it? I never had it before, so, I'm calling on all of...  Read more

TERRY0217

June Victories!!! July Plans
6/28/2014 3:08:55 PM,  1 COMMENTS

* I started the Give it 100 Challenge *I completed round 1 and started round 2 of the 21 day fix * I have lost 6 lbs * my shirts aren'...  Read more

REDVELVET21

a very hot and sunny day
6/27/2014 9:40:54 AM,  7 COMMENTS

i am feeling much better today. the weekend is now here! hurray! it is the last day of school for my daughter until september. then her summer break o...  Read more

MOMMY445

Whats your Value???
6/26/2014 10:13:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I can spend a lot of time on the things that have gone wrong in my life or I can spend time and be thankful that I am still standing! I choose option...  Read more

REDVELVET21

a relaxing day
6/26/2014 9:39:41 AM,  3 COMMENTS

my daughter did really well on her final grade 3 report card. she will definitely be in grade 4 in september! yay! plus she will be getting an award o...  Read more

MOMMY445

Great week so far...
6/25/2014 8:47:32 PM,  10 COMMENTS

So far, so good. Most everything is in balance. But, tomorrow...look out! I pick up my three local grandkids from tae kwon do and keep four days....  Read more

GRANDMABABA

Day 2 and the final of our time out
6/25/2014 3:17:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

We slept in....which was heaven for me. Im generally an early riser (by nature), but I managed to sleep till just after 9 am and woke up feeling like...  Read more

CELEST

another busy day
6/25/2014 10:29:56 AM,  6 COMMENTS

i have some errands to do today and an important appointment this afternoon. it seems like i have something to do every day. i will pace myself, as it...  Read more

MOMMY445

Yoga
6/24/2014 9:29:14 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been doing a yoga challenge. I am loving yoga. This is the challenge that I am doing. 401 The challenge I am doing is on Youtube....  Read more

PRAYINGHANDS35

Day 9 of my Giveit100 challenge!!
6/24/2014 6:58:24 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am putting in my steps!!! I had someone tell me that they think my fitbit isn't accurate in my step count however I am busting my tail wearing my fi...  Read more

REDVELVET21

a very warm day
6/24/2014 3:23:22 PM,  9 COMMENTS

today has not been too stressful for me. yesterday, it felt like i was going around in circles all day. i was exhausted by the end of the day. today h...  Read more

MOMMY445

The end of day 1 of our time out
6/24/2014 10:33:39 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Once we left our kids and grandson back at Fairy Knowe backpackers, we headed on to Knysna. The trip there was pleasant and uneventful (in the best p...  Read more

CELEST

Day 8 of the Giveit100 Challenge
6/23/2014 10:07:16 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am still running the race!! I reached over 16,000 steps on my fit bit and my challenge is to get over 10,000 steps per day! I am not complaining! I...  Read more

REDVELVET21

Another Week, Another Chance!
6/23/2014 1:09:30 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Here I go again! I've long ago lost count of how many new beginnings I've declared. But, today I'm thinking that it really doesn't matter. Those of...  Read more

GRANDMABABA

A new week
6/23/2014 9:31:03 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I had a great time with my daughter yesterday. I love to spend time with her and she loves to spend time with me. I found a few other places that are...  Read more

MOMMY445

Hubby and I managed two days away....it was heaven.
6/23/2014 8:50:15 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Our first day, Saturday, was spent at a place called Fairy Knowe backpackers. The kids went the night before to enjoy a drum circle with abou...  Read more

CELEST

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