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  • Happily making changes

    4/27/2016 2:25:06 PM, by JENSTRESS

    It is funny, just a few days ago I was complaining about my FIL and Step-dad and their HORRIBLE food choices that lead to major health complicati... Read more

  • Getting back up

    4/26/2016 9:17:39 AM, by JENSTRESS

    This journey, changing your life, making goals, keeping them, and everything, well, it is HARD. I have fallen and given up so many times. ... Read more

  • Is the scale evil?

    4/25/2016 9:18:05 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Oh, the scale. Some days I feel like it is my nemesis. Other days, my best friend. One thing I know, it is something I have to l... Read more

  • I just don't get it.

    4/24/2016 8:00:02 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Look, we all know our health is affected by what and how much we eat. I definitely understand food addictions, overeating issues, binges, and e... Read more

  • Take care of you, part 2

    4/22/2016 2:18:58 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Quick update on my FIL. He is still in the hospital, his infection was far worse than anything I've ever seen. It was vomit-inducing. Th... Read more

  • What's in YOUR diet?

    4/21/2016 1:04:54 PM, by JENSTRESS

    My diet (I use the regular term as everyone follows a diet, this is for my life, it isn't temporary) doesn't have a lot of "restrictions." My mi... Read more

  • Take care of you.

    4/20/2016 1:21:12 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I'm exhausted. I slept terribly, because my husband wasn't home most of the night. He was at the hospital with his dad. My father-in... Read more

  • How do YOU workout?

    4/19/2016 9:12:12 AM, by JENSTRESS

    A lot of people talk about working out, and a lot of things about it. You should do this, you should do that. I tend to put a lot of fa... Read more

  • How???

    4/18/2016 4:14:44 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I can't believe myself. I'm laughing at how unbelievable I can be. This morning, even all weekend, I was feeling strong, successful wit... Read more

  • Choices, life and moderation

    4/16/2016 4:46:36 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Last night we went to a cookout/bonfire at a friend's home. I knew that burgers, brats or hotdogs would be the food option. So, I made healthy ch... Read more

  • Life and annoyances

    4/15/2016 11:01:18 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Yesterday I typed out a huge blog and it didn't post, I couldn't get it back, and I refused to re-type it. SO that happened... ANNOYING! Ho... Read more

  • Moving on up... or down, actually!

    4/13/2016 11:09:29 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I admit, I SUCK at weighing in. I forget to do it first thing in the morning, I end up doing it after I eat, or drink or whatever, and because o... Read more

  • What a weeknd!

    4/11/2016 12:24:54 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Wow. What a weekend! We had a lot going on this weekend. Friday night was a pretty relaxing night at home because of all the things that w... Read more

  • Happy day

    4/7/2016 2:29:14 PM, by JENSTRESS

    This week has been INSANE.  I'm thrilled it is Thurs... Read more

  • New movement, interesting life

    4/6/2016 3:53:27 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Fitbit has some new features that are pretty cool. The new fitbit Alta (which I do not have) has little alerts to keep you moving every hour... Read more

  • Learning from our Mistakes

    4/4/2016 12:53:00 PM, by JENSTRESS

    A bit ago I posted a blog about my tons of food eating and how I didn't binge too badly and was able to kind of learn from it and move on. ... Read more

  • My Favorite Day of the Year!!

    4/3/2016 1:45:49 AM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    FINALLY, my favorite day of the year! No, not April 3rd exactly, but Opening Day of baseball season! Most of the teams start on Monday, but my ... Read more

  • working for the weekend

    4/1/2016 11:21:11 AM, by JENSTRESS

    This has been such a weird week. I'm not sure why things have been bothering me, or why I haven't wanted to exercise or really eat right, but I ... Read more

  • April!! FINALLY!!!

    4/1/2016 1:29:52 AM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Ah, April! Spring has sprung and stirred up my allergies more than they already were! That's fine with me! We got away with very little snow t... Read more

  • Busy wife, busy life

    3/31/2016 9:56:53 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Holy cow! I can't believe how busy life can be. I've have started AT LEAST 3 different blogs since my last one, and have had NO time to fi... Read more

  • Oops I did it again...

    3/23/2016 11:17:30 AM, by JENSTRESS

    It is interesting how food is such a weird thing. We have junk and healthy food, but it is so hard to make the right choices sometimes. I wish ... Read more

  • Seeing the green eyed monster

    3/21/2016 12:33:36 PM, by JENSTRESS

    A few years ago (more than a few, but hey, it is okay) I met a woman while we were both waiting tables and getting ready to move on to our curren... Read more

  • Making the right moves

    3/20/2016 6:57:19 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I was a little nervous about yesterday. I had a party to attend, a 50th anniversary party. Polish buffet, cake, so many temptations! So fir... Read more

  • Good end!!!

    3/18/2016 11:15:55 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Thanks for all the encouragement on my last blog. It was such a rough start to yesterday morning, but it ended well with me NAILING that workout... Read more

  • rough start

    3/17/2016 12:43:35 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I had a rough start today. Didn't get my workout in (URGH) so I have to do it later. (I hate that) I did get on the treadmill (I'm still s... Read more

  • We Now Return You To Your Regularly Scheduled Life!

    3/13/2016 11:35:38 PM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Life has been CRAAAZZZZYYY lately!! Especially the last month! My doctor decided to change one of the medications I was on. It was suppos... Read more

  • Pizza

    3/10/2016 10:14:17 AM, by JENSTRESS

    It is funny, usually if I've ever cut out anything from what I eat, it is only sugar. However, when I was starting back up, I really wanted ... Read more

  • Life

    3/8/2016 2:44:55 PM, by JENSTRESS

    Today is a great day to learn what taking care of yourself means. I'm swamped at work, but that is okay, I'm taking 5 minutes for this. ... Read more

  • Two sides

    3/7/2016 12:12:48 PM, by JENSTRESS

    In the last few years, I've seen how there are two sides to every story. I know people say there are three, but I guess I'm saying that no matte... Read more

  • Chocolate?

    3/6/2016 8:28:33 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I have a problem with sugars. Whether the addiction is real, if feels real. I have had an unhealthy relationship with sugars my adult life. Yes... Read more

  • Excellent thoughts

    3/3/2016 9:52:05 AM, by JENSTRESS

    Two spark friends inspired me today. One by posting a picture, and one by giving advice about the scale. First, the picture said, "You can'... Read more

  • Seeing your health in print (or digital)

    3/1/2016 10:33:05 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I've had an activity tracker for a few years now. I had the Fitbit Zip, which is a very cute tracker but I did want some more features, and that... Read more

  • More stuff

    2/28/2016 2:12:31 PM, by JENSTRESS

    I've never used the app to post a blog. That was different. Regardless, even with all our fun, I stayed in my ranges, and made healthy choices... Read more

  • Weekend fun

    2/28/2016 2:04:12 PM, by JENSTRESS

    It's been a great weekend. My husband and I had a dat... Read more

  • Workout Program - Hammer and Chisel

    2/26/2016 11:06:26 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I'm two workouts from the end of this two month leg day. (I've seriously never done so many squats, deadlifts, cleans or lunges.) While I'm... Read more

  • Crazy life

    2/25/2016 12:45:27 PM, by JENSTRESS

    SO, we are (or were up until an hour ago) getting hit by some huge amounts of snow. Yesterday, when I went down to get my workout in, I wa... Read more

  • Finding my way...

    2/23/2016 10:29:30 AM, by JENSTRESS

    This is HARD. Anyone who doesn't think so, well, they didn't have to work at it. There are lots of "hards" though. We can choose which one... Read more

  • Making plans

    2/18/2016 11:26:51 AM, by JENSTRESS

    I'm a planner by nature. I make lists for things that are MONTHS out. (I have my husband's birthday planned. It is in June. I've had it plann... Read more

  • Life... unexpected

    2/17/2016 2:15:07 PM, by JENSTRESS

    The last few weeks went from a car accident (I'm feeling better and healing) to having a totaled car, to picking up my new car tomorrow! yay! H... Read more

  • My Next 12 Weeks...The Challenge!!

    2/13/2016 12:20:46 AM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Well, that didn't work too well! Seems that the medication the Dr. put me on to lose weight affected my blood pressure to the point where I'm no... Read more

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