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  • In it for the long haul

    8/16/2017 9:30:29 AM, by NEPT45

    Sometimes life is so difficult and our minds are just spinning. We have so many things to deal with that we don't feel like counting points or t... Read more

  • 1 Year COLD FREE streak has ended!

    8/15/2017 9:13:23 AM, by NEPT45

    Yes, I have a sore throat, running nose and am running hot and cold. No, I am not going to give in to this cold! Ya gotta think positive to fee... Read more

  • OATMEAL

    8/14/2017 9:28:08 AM, by NEPT45

    I had eaten the same breakfast for too long so now I am trying something new: oatmeal. It is filling and provides me with fiber. I am trying to... Read more

  • IN THE TRENCHES

    8/10/2017 9:08:14 AM, by NEPT45

    Sometimes you just have to put your head down and do the work! And believe the results will come. That's where I am today.... Read more

  • Grief and exercise

    8/8/2017 9:16:39 AM, by NEPT45

    Haven't blogged in awhile because the big thing in my life right now is dealing with the loss of my best friend. But I am frustrated because I a... Read more

  • Back at it

    8/7/2017 9:55:58 PM, by JENNFIVE

    I joined friends in a weight loss challenge, and with the added chatting, I lost time to focus on the areas that were leading me to success (logg... Read more

  • down just a smidge but I'll take it

    8/3/2017 9:46:38 PM, by NEPT45

    What? Could it be? Am I actually down .5 after 2 weeks? WOO-HOO!!!! It's a process, a slow process...can't be rushed...but progress is progress... Read more

  • When all else fails...keep going.

    8/2/2017 11:36:48 AM, by NEPT45

    I'm tracking what I eat. I'm exercising. I'm looking at the scale. No change. Those few pounds I gained last month are just sitting there smi... Read more

  • Hiking shoes; yes or no?

    7/31/2017 12:28:46 PM, by NEPT45

    Last weekend I fell while hiking and I have the most annoying giant scab thingy on my right knee. I've pretty much worn the treads off my workou... Read more

  • Rainbow Connections

    7/29/2017 6:38:55 PM, by NEPT45

    Bonus of getting up early to work out; beautiful morning sky. Thank you nature! Read more

  • 184.6 is my number

    7/22/2017 10:47:20 AM, by NEPT45

    I was 175 one year ago but I was 188 a week ago. I am pleased to be moving in the right direction. It's funny that doing something that seemed s... Read more

  • Facing the weekend hurdle

    7/21/2017 10:53:47 AM, by NEPT45

    I have a bad habit of totally screwing up on the weekends-in all ways. I don't pay attention to what and when I eat. I expect it to be so much ... Read more

  • Save yourself first

    7/20/2017 11:38:12 AM, by NEPT45

    Today is day 2 of me attempting to take care of me. I know that in order to be anything for anyone else, you do really need to take care of your... Read more

  • Hard days

    7/19/2017 10:35:31 AM, by NEPT45

    I am really struggling. I have hit a real low and reverted to my old coping strategy; eating. I am glad TZAPP continues to send me her blog inv... Read more

  • Update

    6/20/2017 12:54:42 PM, by KATRICK528

    I know it has been awhile since I have been on. I just have felt out of touch with this site. I have not been doing anything besides sometimes wa... Read more

  • 6/13 Goals

    6/13/2017 2:06:22 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Getting back to daily goal review. First week of weight loss challenge went well. I'm in the middle of the pack, which feels ok considering some ... Read more

  • 30/30 Challenge; Day 10

    6/10/2017 11:22:49 AM, by NEPT45

    A friend from work said she was thinking of doing the 30 days of30 minutes of exercise challenge, so I decided to join her. I must ... Read more

  • Back at it!

    6/4/2017 10:59:09 PM, by JENNFIVE

    So, after a stomach bug in the family, I'm ready to get back at it. I managed to lose (and I think keep off) a couple pounds through being sick. ... Read more

  • Blargh...

    5/25/2017 10:06:58 PM, by JENNFIVE

    I was hoping to lose a pound this week and pas my 10 lb milestone. Instead, I have the false reading of a 4 lb loss thanks to a 2 day stomach bug... Read more

  • 5/22 Goals

    5/22/2017 10:32:19 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Monday's always start off faster than I can catch up. Never manage to get my goals documented, but they are in my mind. To that note, I am changi... Read more

  • 5/21 goals

    5/21/2017 12:27:04 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Yesterday flew by and knocked me off track. Never even got logged in and lost my login streak at about 30 days. I have to catch back up with chal... Read more

  • 5/19 Goals

    5/19/2017 9:57:43 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Late to post, but there is still time to hit all my goals. Didn't prioritize challenges yesterday (stupid PMS beat me down more than I could over... Read more

  • 5/18 Goals

    5/18/2017 11:31:04 AM, by JENNFIVE

    Weather is warming up and lips felt a little dry yesterday, so drinking extra water. Didn't prioritize challenges yesterday (but did stay on rang... Read more

  • 5/17 Goals - Happy Syttende Mai!

    5/17/2017 7:21:54 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Volunteering today, so have to stay diligent on water intake (too easy to get distracted and dehydrated). Been doing well keeping up with increas... Read more

  • 5/16

    5/16/2017 8:14:34 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Bit late posting. But here are the goals I have been marching to. 😊 bought some new pants and sports bra for a more "sporty" workout. Daily: ... Read more

  • 5/15 goals

    5/15/2017 10:23:45 AM, by JENNFIVE

    Added a couple new challenges to my repertoire. Hopfully one will start adding some non-walking fitness in. Today is 25 min of Boogie Aerobics. ... Read more

  • 5/14 goals

    5/14/2017 1:31:22 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Happy Mother's Day! My mom (and biggest cheerleader) is going to meet us for a walk at the wildlife refuge instead of going somewhere to eat (and... Read more

  • 5/13 goals.

    5/13/2017 11:14:51 AM, by JENNFIVE

    Between sore knee (tripped a little yesterday) and family commitments, I'm taking it easy today. Daily: - 8 glasses water -Log food (and stay ... Read more

  • 5/12 goals

    5/12/2017 11:33:37 AM, by JENNFIVE

    Birthday party tonight at a pizza place, so that will be a challenge: pizza and cake. :( More rain today, so I need to figure out a fitness plan ... Read more

  • 5/11 goals

    5/11/2017 3:58:30 AM, by JENNFIVE

    Another Eve eating out. Already have my game plan. Rain is supposed to come back, so we'll see if fitness is a walk/yard work or an indoor dance ... Read more

  • 5/10

    5/10/2017 7:05:02 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Mon-Wed good so far. Tracking on all goals. Keep up commitments! Daily: - 8 glasses water -Log food (and stay within goal amounts) -10000 steps... Read more

  • 5/9 goals

    5/9/2017 2:27:42 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Tonight is a fundraiser night at Chipotle. Pre-planning dinner to make good choices. Also gonna push for some extra steps to ensure the right int... Read more

  • 5/8 goals

    5/8/2017 8:03:15 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Didn't do great with blogging, spark points, and tracking over the weekend. Back on track today (other than slow to post my goals). Daily: - 8 ... Read more

  • 5/6 goals

    5/6/2017 3:04:01 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Sparing he excuses, I failed to blog yesterday...but I did log food and checked in at end of day to read some Spark articles. Also managed to get... Read more

  • 5/4 goals

    5/5/2017 1:01:59 AM, by JENNFIVE

    Not really goals since I am just getting around to posting at bedtime. Better late than never. Daily: - 8 glasses water -Log food (and stay wit... Read more

  • 5/3 goals

    5/3/2017 6:19:50 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Sick kid: is it "just" a virus or the strep going around. Have to wait and see. Keeping goals low key as I am exhausted (up and down all night). ... Read more

  • 5/2 Goals

    5/2/2017 12:41:23 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Food and water have been stellar according to goal. I've been having a hard time with stretching goals. This week is looking busy, and I'm concer... Read more

  • 5/1 goals

    5/1/2017 8:25:22 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Need to focus on stretching today!! Daily: - 8 glasses water -Log food (and stay within goal amounts) -10000 steps -40 active minutes -15 min st... Read more

  • 4/30 goals

    4/30/2017 1:58:36 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Last day of the month. Monthly goals met! Adding Spark points to weekly goals (monitor social commitment and confirmation of tracking/journaling)... Read more

  • 4/29 goals

    4/29/2017 7:42:15 PM, by JENNFIVE

    Birthday party this afternoon, so boosting fitness goals to "make up" for the cake I will enjoy. Daily: - 8 glasses water -Log food (and stay w... Read more

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