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Weekend coming to a close
4/20/2014 8:40:46 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Sometime this afternoon or early evening, my son Ben will be here again. Yesterday, the landlord was out in the garage, putzing around. He had told...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

Is it worth it?
4/19/2014 8:35:59 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Do you ever start wondering is this journey worth it? Do you ever wonder when you are in the midst of a power walk or lifting weights or running, is t...  Read more

HOLLYM48

Science Schmience (9/100)
4/19/2014 7:49:55 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm a low carb eater. I have been on and off for years. What I know is too many carbs make me feel bad and if I don't include protein every time I e...  Read more

SARIANEC

Enjoying the solitude
4/18/2014 7:35:39 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So, Ben and I traveled to Lincoln for Passover on Monday. I returned on Wednesday, but Ben stayed in Lincoln with his dad. The apartment has been qu...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

scary night
4/17/2014 10:32:02 PM,  6 COMMENTS

My DH had a close call last night. While riding to meet some friends for dinner he was rear-ended. He was on his Harley at a stop sign when the woma...  Read more

KMRJPR

Weekend left me exhausted
4/14/2014 5:03:16 PM,  6 COMMENTS

My husband and I love to ride our Harley. And this past weekend was a beautiful weekend! 537 (ok so this isn't a Harley--but it is a motorcycle, l...  Read more

KMRJPR

How dependent we are
4/14/2014 9:12:28 AM,  11 COMMENTS

So, usually I get up fairly early on the weekends and log into Spark People. Then periodically throughout the day I am online - Facebook, SparkPeople...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

Different kind of Holiday
4/13/2014 9:05:03 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So, I am preparing for Passover. Well, sort of. Being Reform, I am not very picky about getting my house spotless, besides housework is not one of m...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

Just a rainy Saturday!
4/12/2014 10:08:07 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Good morning to all my Spark friends! I hope this Spring weather for us in the US has come to all parts of the country at long last! It is a rainy day...  Read more

HOLLYM48

Positive affirmations for the day
4/11/2014 11:28:48 AM,  7 COMMENTS

The cycle of ups and downs are really affected when trying to find that one balance...I really think that one can truly fail when doing somethi...  Read more

NYCALIGIRL

Motivation Thursday
4/10/2014 9:47:43 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Being almost the weekend doesn't mean it's filled with days where I'm just lounging around doing nothing...This is just what I need for a much needed...  Read more

NYCALIGIRL

Parenting Class
4/8/2014 9:11:09 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So, as a part of getting divorced in the State of Nebraska, if there are minor children involved, the parents must take a parenting class. My STBX go...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

6 weeks in...
4/8/2014 12:20:19 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am now 6 and a half weeks into Turbo Fire from Beach Body using the prep schedule, since I had been out of commission for so long. I really wish I...  Read more

D4DUCK

Inspiration for my Tuesday
4/8/2014 11:14:35 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Inspiration to get me through my Tuesday, I share it so that it can inspire others who may need a quick boost to get through their day as well....  Read more

NYCALIGIRL

To Sleep or to Walk - idk (8/100)
4/7/2014 12:40:45 PM,  5 COMMENTS

There are a group of co-workers that walk almost everyday at lunch. I was participating and enjoying over the summer and fall, but when the weather t...  Read more

SARIANEC

Words to live by...
4/6/2014 11:21:13 AM,  7 COMMENTS

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NYCALIGIRL

Las Vegas Part II
4/6/2014 10:34:17 AM,  13 COMMENTS

As some of you may have noticed, I love to take pictures and especially when we are on vacation. Here are a few more pics of the day at Hoover Dam and...  Read more

HOLLYM48

Feeling Good!
4/6/2014 9:37:11 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So, as many of you know, I stay with ONEKIDSMOM when I am in Lincoln. I had her take an updated photo of my progress. I can tell a difference, so I...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

Spring Break in Las Vegas
4/4/2014 8:22:54 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I thought I would share a few fun pictures from our warm trip to Las Vegas that we were able to take last week. It has been a busy week back to work a...  Read more

HOLLYM48

LCHF Checkin (7/100)
4/2/2014 2:14:08 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This is the first week anniversary of me adding fats into my way of eating. I officially dropped over a pound. Saturday I was even lower, but have b...  Read more

SARIANEC

Hair Cut (6/100)
4/1/2014 4:27:02 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I got my hair cut last week - yes this blog has taken me too long to write. I love having my hair done, the shampooing, blow dry. My mom is a...  Read more

SARIANEC

Never ask a 13 year old boy to....
3/29/2014 7:20:09 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So, I got Sparkmail today from my sister Alicia, asking if I would update my photo as she thought I looked thinner. So, I asked my 13 yr old son to s...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

Giggle Points?
3/28/2014 6:27:31 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So, since today is Friday, it has become my custom to wear jeans to work. Today, I was noticing how loose my jeans were. I had already worn them in...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

Visit with family now over
3/26/2014 11:41:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Had a nice visit with my sister. An unplanned visit but still nice. Enjoyed a few days with her. Sad to see her leave, but glad to get back to my r...  Read more

KMRJPR

Guess what day it is (5/100)
3/26/2014 4:12:56 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Today is the day that I am finished with excuses and winter. Mainly winter because that has been my largest excuse. 425 I have spring and veggi...  Read more

SARIANEC

Good Influence
3/22/2014 4:28:10 PM,  10 COMMENTS

So, in my back and forth between Glenwood IA and Lincoln NE, I am staying with my big sis ONEKIDSMOM. It is really fun to stay with her, not just bec...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

Success
3/18/2014 9:42:30 PM,  8 COMMENTS

So, today at work, there was this person whose armrest on his wheelchair did not latch. I found a part that the holes would line up with the latch me...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

QUICK note
3/18/2014 5:48:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm REALLY trying hard to log in more!! I have missed a few weeks with having that awful sinus crud and then with preparing to move since our house h...  Read more

HEALTHY4CAROLYN

Happy St. Patrick's Day
3/17/2014 11:30:33 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I made my first ever corned beef and cabbage. Normally family members would cook or we'd go out to eat. When I lived in PA and was close...  Read more

KMRJPR

Happiness
3/17/2014 8:23:48 PM,  8 COMMENTS

For the past few months, I have been telling people that I am happier than I have been in several years. I have been pondering this concept of happin...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

Sunday Inspiration
3/16/2014 1:37:45 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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NYCALIGIRL

Center of attention.
3/15/2014 9:23:39 PM,  21 COMMENTS

I was at a friends daughters 13th birthday party today and I saw people that I only see once a year. And a few commented on the fact that my husband...  Read more

HOLLYM48

Contract for Success
3/13/2014 1:36:20 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I just read a great article on accountability. www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivation_ar
ticles.asp?id=748 Spurred into reading arti...  Read more

KMRJPR

Is it ever enough?
3/11/2014 7:43:25 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Do you ever ask yourself this? Do you look in the mirror even when you are at your goal weight and say, maybe I should lose more, is it enough? Why...  Read more

HOLLYM48

Going...
3/11/2014 7:56:17 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Been working my new program almost 2 weeks now. LOVE IT!!! My foot is doing well with everything but the "stretch" day it is more Yoga in my opinio...  Read more

D4DUCK

Spiritual Refreshment
3/8/2014 11:26:24 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Last night, our congregation South Street Temple had joint services with Temple Israel in Omaha NE. Our band the Star City Kochavim played for servic...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

Love Spark People
3/4/2014 11:34:23 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I just read a great article about getting organized for weight loss. Reminds me that everything in life is linked in some way or another. Makes comp...  Read more

KMRJPR

A-Ha
3/2/2014 5:40:27 PM,  13 COMMENTS

OOOOHHHH! Now I finally get it. 40 I got a fitbit back in August of 2013. Since then, I've made personal goals to reach certain milestones. I...  Read more

BRENJET

my excuse for not exercising..
3/2/2014 10:07:44 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I don't feel like it..but know I should. I am on day 14 of my streak..yay me..but skipped my workout..for no apparent reason. I had a rest day on Frid...  Read more

MARGLYNE14

Hit and miss
3/1/2014 8:54:36 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So, for a time, I was fairly regularly visiting Sparkpeople and writing blogs, looking at Sparkfriends blogs, updating statuses, and all that good stu...  Read more

SPINNINGJW

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