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  • 10/20/2016

    10/20/2016 9:00:00 PM, by MAMODIO

    I've been having some difficulty this week keeping within my range for sodium and not snacking on stuff I know I shouldn't be eating. It's been h... Read more

  • 10/20/16 workout

    10/20/2016 6:46:01 PM, by LR237787

    swimming: 200 free 2000 free, with flip turns 3x100 free, breathing every other lap 3x100 free, breathing every 2 laps 3x100 free, breath... Read more

  • My first 10K!

    10/20/2016 6:10:27 PM, by KTSWEAR

    2 more days! Three years ago I was a devoted runner, running in several 5Ks. Then my world turned upside down. Family estrangement, and deep ... Read more

  • Day 4 still trying to roar

    10/20/2016 5:17:12 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Yesterday was a trying day. I put in 2 hours of exercise. I slept so good! I woke up somewhat late, but I felt I deserved it. I've picked up anot... Read more

  • Sticking to my goal/plan

    10/20/2016 4:57:49 PM, by OPERATIONNEWME

    I have been revisiting my goals from the beginning of the year, as this year is also fast approaching the end, with Christmas only 8 weeks away. ... Read more

  • October 20, 2016

    10/20/2016 12:27:54 PM, by CBULLIS1

    My day is going a lot better than I did yesterday food wise and staying on track my steps in and work is going very nice. I'm looking forward to ... Read more

  • Day 88 I Do Care! I am Onederful!

    10/20/2016 10:52:21 AM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - When life wears you down you may feel like giving up on your weight loss efforts. It's likely a sign that something else in your life r... Read more

  • a mostly rainy day

    10/20/2016 10:12:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is supposed to rain on and off all day here today. it is even calling for some rain to start the day tomorrow. although it is not too warm out... Read more

  • Life

    10/20/2016 6:29:21 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    September 27th, my life changed forever. One of my closest friends died. She had been sick but her death was unexpected. She was just a few month... Read more

  • Gratitude October 19 2016

    10/20/2016 12:39:28 AM, by JENNEINAZ

    Number 1: okay, lots of news about my broken ankle today. Most noteably... it isn't broken anymore! Today the surgeon took X-rays and he could... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/19/2016 1:22:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny, not too warm a day here today. i have not yet heard back from the place i went for an interview the other day. i will keep on ... Read more

  • October 19 2016

    10/19/2016 12:12:46 PM, by CBULLIS1

    Not a good day eating wise for me again went shopping for clothes yesterday I got two new pairs of jeans and two more scrub top and bottom now th... Read more

  • Day 87 Old Habits & 'No see food diet' & Exercise Pants

    10/19/2016 11:25:21 AM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - Get rid of old habits so you do not slip back into them. Break patterns that got your there in the first place. Identify times you eat ... Read more

  • Where Does My Joy Come From - 10/19/16

    10/19/2016 7:46:11 AM, by SCHNOOTIE

    Where does my joy come from today..... .... after poor Julia got mauled by the bullterrier, she moved herself out to my Mom's apartment. The... Read more

  • Gratitude October 18 2016

    10/19/2016 1:36:37 AM, by JENNEINAZ

    Number 1: I met with my online chess coach today. I am learning slowly. Number 2: The Dodgers played today. They won. This is good. ... Read more

  • 10/18/2016

    10/18/2016 8:44:21 PM, by MAMODIO

    Today was such a nice day out, almost 80 degrees in Connecticut, so I decided to go for a walk after my husband left for work. I originally was j... Read more

  • Day 2, what's a girl to do?

    10/18/2016 8:17:21 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    So I'm on day two of my challenge, and I'll tell you what I did. I KICKED BUTT TODAY!! I woke up early, started cleaning, took a short walk, then... Read more

  • 10/18/16 workout

    10/18/2016 1:54:43 PM, by LR237787

    swimming: 200 free 6x(100 back, flip turns 100 free, flip turns) 1000 free, flip turns 3x(8x25 free, sprinting, rest 10 sec in be... Read more

  • Day 86 Minimize the Damage & Crushed Cravings & Kali's Vet

    10/18/2016 12:09:26 PM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - When you stray from your food plan, minimize the damage. Know that you can always stop eating and get back on track. In the moment when... Read more

  • Nervous energy is the worst!

    10/18/2016 11:52:51 AM, by KARENOFMS

    So yesterday I had an apt. with a periodontist. Well let me start from the beginning. 40 years ago I was 7. I was sitting in bleachers and got up... Read more

  • all or nothing

    10/18/2016 8:27:55 AM, by MARPARMC46

    this is something my years of dieting instilled in my brain. you are either on a diet or off one. any little slip made me feel I was a failure ... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/18/2016 8:13:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview today, for a full time job. i will try my best. if i get the job, great. if not, that is okay with me. my daughter says hi... Read more

  • Gratitude October 17 2016

    10/18/2016 12:04:17 AM, by JENNEINAZ

    Number 1: I survived getting three kids through the dentist today. Too much walking. To many stairs. Number 2: My daughter drove to th... Read more

  • Where Does My Joy Come From - 10/17/16

    10/17/2016 11:52:07 PM, by SCHNOOTIE

    Where does my joy come from today.... .... daughter Julia was attacked by her cousin's bullterrier yesterday. 4 bites, barely escaped him an... Read more

  • Starting all over again

    10/17/2016 5:47:27 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    The song says it's gonna be rough, but I have a new mindset. I'm not going to be so hard on myself. I am trying, and what counts. I'm excited for... Read more

  • Day 85 Let it Go! Kali's Vet & Spam

    10/17/2016 12:54:17 PM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - As you widen your square, learn to let go of negative feelings so you can accept things you may not be happy about. Resentment, bittern... Read more

  • a mild fall day

    10/17/2016 8:42:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. it will be a full week for me this week. today, i have a follow up doctor's appointment in the afternoon. i am doing some m... Read more

  • Day 57 of 100 Days. Head Hunger Insteads

    10/17/2016 12:51:24 AM, by MOOMSHINE

    This group of chapters is really the meat of this book. Premise: Making a list of things to do instead of looking for things to eat, and spendi... Read more

  • Gratitude October 16 2016

    10/17/2016 12:18:40 AM, by JENNEINAZ

    Number 1: Today I slept in. It is the only day I can do that. Husband needs to go to work and I still need help dealing with the bag on my foo... Read more

  • October 16 2016

    10/16/2016 11:27:35 PM, by CBULLIS1

    It's been a good night. Watching the Colts game now. Looks good at the moment score is 23-16 with 2 min left of the game. Come on Colts you got ... Read more

  • My Shooting Star HONOR ROLL Badges!!!!

    10/16/2016 3:06:23 PM, by SCHNOOTIE

    Our amazing Challenge Leader KIWIANN has created a wonderful collection of badges for our Team!! I am beside myself with excitement, and I will d... Read more

  • Day 84 Expectation Square & Pickleball

    10/16/2016 12:33:03 PM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - You have an expectation square of how things should be. There are expectation squares for everything in your life - friends, children, ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/16/2016 8:22:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has started. let's see what the week brings for me this week. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is raining her... Read more

  • Days 48 thru 56 of 100 days

    10/16/2016 12:13:39 AM, by MOOMSHINE

    I've been ill, but am back on my feet. The last 8 days were very rough, but I'm easing back in. Of course I want to reach my goals! Made a li... Read more

  • Gratitude October 15 2016

    10/16/2016 12:12:44 AM, by JENNEINAZ

    Number 1: I made it to Japanese school today. It has been almost a month since I have gotten there. It was good to be there. It was good to b... Read more

  • Is Sugar a Drug

    10/15/2016 1:55:54 PM, by CAMELTOPIA

    This is a video from PBS Studios. I did not obtain written permission, but their mission is to educate the public, so I think we're okay. If any... Read more

  • Wow

    10/15/2016 1:37:03 PM, by ROSEN2015

    I've been outta control. I don't celebrate halloween but people in the office keep bringing chocolate and candies and I find myself binging. I w... Read more

  • Day 83 No More Deprivation

    10/15/2016 11:57:13 AM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - Do you give in and eat because you feel deprived? You have to set boundaries around your eating even if it makes you feel deprived. You... Read more

  • Gratitude October 14 2016

    10/15/2016 1:53:45 AM, by JENNEINAZ

    Number 1: Math was easy today for youngest child. It is a good way to start a day. Number 2: I got to wear long pants! This is important... Read more

  • Where Does My Joy Come From - 10/14/16

    10/14/2016 11:57:36 PM, by SCHNOOTIE

    Where does my joy come from today.... ..... my poodle Bunny. Her Fall allergies seem to be simmering down, and she is rolled up in a tiny li... Read more

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