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  • Beating step goal

    5/24/2017 9:11:34 PM, by KARENC69

    14,213 steps today! I was walking tonight to get my 1500 steps I needed to hit my 10k goal and also my 30 mins of activity. Hit the step goal ... Read more

  • Over the Rain

    5/23/2017 9:16:17 PM, by KARENC69

    It has trained here ( VA) for days. I mean A LOT of rain. I'm driving my family crazy walking laps around the house trying to get my steps. ... Read more

  • Extra steps routine

    5/22/2017 9:30:13 PM, by KARENC69

    I have a desk job, 8 hours a day, but needed to come up with ways to move more during the day. So, every time I need to go see someone on our c... Read more

  • BBQ Season

    5/20/2017 11:06:25 PM, by KARENC69

    Had a family BBQ tonight. I ate a turkey burger, but the potato and pasta salads were not my friend calorie wise. Still got in my 10k steps t... Read more

  • No Matter What

    5/19/2017 11:05:24 PM, by KARENC69

    I told myself this time, no matter what, I'm going to make my exercise and step goals everyday. No matter what, I'm going to log my food - g... Read more

  • Moving along!

    5/17/2017 10:01:46 PM, by KARENC69

    I'm on a 47 day streak of exceeding my active minutes goal and a 3 week streak of meeting my 10k or more steps per day goal!... Read more

  • Staying Determined

    4/29/2017 11:19:26 PM, by KARENC69

    I moved my oldest son home from his freshman year of college today. It was an 11 hour round trip. Because of the 9 hours in the car, when we ... Read more

  • Good Grilling Times Ahead

    4/27/2017 10:42:37 PM, by KARENC69

    I love the summer and grilling. The food is good, often lower calorie and fresh! A favorite? I cut up fresh veggies (broccoli, carrots, y... Read more

  • Drinking Water

    4/26/2017 10:31:04 PM, by KARENC69

    I have always found that drinking a lot of water helps me when I'm trying to lose weight. I am a water drinker anyway, very rarely do I drink s... Read more

  • Proud of Myself

    4/25/2017 8:17:08 PM, by KARENC69

    At 3 p.m. today, I had 2,300 steps. I had driven 1.5 hrs to a meeting, sat in the meeting for 3 hrs and driven the 1.5 hrs back home. We n... Read more

  • Getting My Steps

    4/24/2017 10:57:34 AM, by KARENC69

    I logged 65,464 steps this week! I didn't get my 10,000 steps on 2 days because it was like torrential rain. In the past 14 days, I hit 10,000... Read more

  • So Far, So Good.

    4/20/2017 10:17:46 PM, by KARENC69

    Since I decided to attack my weight again with complete ficus, I've stayed on task with my calories and exceeded my current daily step count! In... Read more

  • Every Excuse in the Book

    4/19/2017 5:20:21 PM, by KARENC69

    I think I have used every excuse in the book over the years for not eating right and not exercising. #1 alltime favorite - We're too busy hau... Read more

  • It's a new day

    12/22/2016 9:01:46 AM, by NATIARA718

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  • Back to tracking

    10/12/2016 10:49:20 AM, by APACHESTEVE

    This will not be a long post, more like a simple note to give myself a bit of a pat on the back. I've been absent for quite sometime now but my ... Read more

  • Christmas Eve

    12/24/2015 3:47:45 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    It is Christmas Eve morning and I cannot go back to sleep. Maybe because we had a terrible storm and lost power most of last evening. So I went t... Read more

  • Home alone

    12/22/2015 7:39:15 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Everyone will be gone the majority of the day except me and the 5 year old! We are going to make Santa some cookies!! Here is to not giving into ... Read more

  • Shortest day of the year!!

    12/21/2015 10:30:13 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Today is supposed to be the shortest day of the year but I was still given 24 hours. So I am going to be productive with my 24 hours. I could say... Read more

  • Starting over....

    12/19/2015 8:29:45 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Here I am again starting this journey over again... I want to be healthy again. I want to meet my goals. I just want succeed but unsure I will ge... Read more

  • Brighter day

    12/15/2015 7:59:23 PM, by STACYDICK1981

    Today has been a much better day food wise. I have not binged at all. Which is great!! Tomorrow is my birthday and I hope I can keep up the good ... Read more

  • Monday...

    12/14/2015 6:34:57 PM, by STACYDICK1981

    I was trying so hard to stick to eating well! But I got some goodies from a daycare family and it has went down hill since. But I have drank most... Read more

  • oh my...

    7/25/2015 12:32:04 AM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    Ok, I blew it today. I haven't had this poor of a calorie day in a while. It was mostly just a few poor choices. Oh well. Tomorrow is a new da... Read more

  • What a scary night

    7/17/2015 10:58:41 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    I am a freelance web and graphic designer. Many of my clients, and potential clients, are on my facebook page. I may not know them well, but we... Read more

  • I so want dessert

    7/16/2015 12:16:28 AM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    I have 9 calories left to my high end. I am so craving dessert right now. I want a banana split. We have all the bits for it. But I don't have th... Read more

  • Had a pretty great day

    7/10/2015 10:36:03 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    We took the boys to the museum today! I am pooped! We walked nearly 4 miles today, and I ate really well. Snack of fruit, lunch of cod, aspar... Read more

  • Seriously creeped out and insulted

    7/9/2015 6:08:02 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    My insurance company's nutrition department has been trying to reach me. Considering I have no interest in it, I haven't been returning their ca... Read more

  • I want a banana split

    7/7/2015 12:42:31 AM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    I'm crabby and hot and nursing a baby who thinks its helpful to unlatch every minute or so and scream because we aren't latched. And we have th... Read more

  • Long day

    7/5/2015 12:49:46 AM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    So, we went to mom's today. This time for the 4th. I ... Read more

  • My day

    7/2/2015 12:49:58 AM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    Today was a busy day. Mostly busy with the kids. If you asked me exactly what I did, there's not a whole lot I could say. I nursed a lot. Did ... Read more

  • It's so good to be back.

    6/21/2015 11:32:11 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    So I had my first checkup with the ob, and I've been given the ok to go back to light exercise, so I've been walking and doing yoga. I did... Read more

  • Hi everyone!

    6/15/2015 9:24:52 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    I'm back! My son is 2.5 weeks old now! He was born via emergency/scheduled c-section. I say it that way, because I ended up going in for a rou... Read more

  • I always forget...

    5/16/2015 5:23:16 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    how MUCH FOOD you can actually eat when you eat healthily! We haven't been grocery shopping in awhile, so the good stuff was pretty much gone. ... Read more

  • Accepting the things I can not change

    5/3/2015 12:05:18 AM, by KMCDANIEL37

    I think we all want all aspects of our life to be perfect. And when they're not.....we fall apart. Today reminded me of how I easily fell into ... Read more

  • Families

    4/29/2015 2:24:27 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    At this point I'm 35 weeks pregnant. I started the pregnancy at about 231. At my checkup last week I'm up to 244. I didn't loose the weight li... Read more

  • So so so so tired

    4/26/2015 8:58:29 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    Not sleepy, mind you. But i'm just so worn out. I decided to walk to the CVS and back today with hubby. Normally I took the bus. It's about 3... Read more

  • grr argh

    4/21/2015 7:40:44 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    I will not loose my temper. I will not loose my temper. I will not loose my temper..... I am so aggrevated with my in-laws. ... Read more

  • Feeling proud of myself!

    4/20/2015 3:14:49 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    I have been so busy lately! I did the math and realized I've got 3 weeks till Wesley is considered early full term, which is when my first son w... Read more

  • Wow, it's been a month??

    4/7/2015 3:46:18 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    I didn't realize it'd been so long since I wrote. I've mostly been on my phone or tablet, and I can't for the life of me figure o... Read more

  • Once Upon a Time

    3/15/2015 1:43:23 PM, by NEWSTARTNANA

    I am 65 but I don't feel old. I want to have the energy and ability to do anything I put my mind to. I am changing into somebody who looks like... Read more

  • I hate being sick

    3/10/2015 7:41:36 PM, by BEAUTY_WITHIN

    I've officially got Nate's cold. And I'm miserable. My head is congested, i can't talk much without coughing continually, my head hurts, and I'... Read more

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