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  • Why did I set the alarm?

    1/21/2017 7:33:54 AM, by DSCROW

    Today the alarm went off and it woke me...as it normally does, except I didn't have to get up. Its a rainy dark morning still and I would have a... Read more

  • Inauguration

    1/20/2017 4:29:18 PM, by DSCROW

    We got to watch some of the inauguration today. I took to time to pray for this new president and our country. No matter if you voted for him o... Read more

  • Who'da Thunk It?

    1/20/2017 8:51:23 AM, by KNH771

    Sometimes it can be easy to lose perspective in the midst of this health journey. There are days when I get caught up with comparing myself to o... Read more

  • Aria born :)

    1/19/2017 9:46:06 AM, by DSCROW

    My friend had her daughter and they will come home today so the day one person had dinner tonight instead of last night. My pot pie will keep ti... Read more

  • Schedule allowed Yoga today

    1/18/2017 9:39:56 PM, by DSCROW

    I got through work early enough that I got to go to yoga. I did walk today but didn't track it...ugh. It was sprinkling this morning and stayed... Read more

  • Week 2 Check In

    1/18/2017 9:25:15 AM, by KNH771

    Eek! This check in is a few days late. Last week wasn't as strong as the week before. I missed a couple of days of workouts, ... Read more

  • Later start for work :)

    1/17/2017 8:51:07 AM, by DSCROW

    My director messaged me that I would not have to come in until 1 pm today... Yay! I will use the morning to go check on a fax machine to set up ... Read more

  • Busy off day!

    1/16/2017 4:33:38 PM, by DSCROW

    I am getting organized due to having to search for some things! The study books and floor got cleaned a couple weeks ago and the closet today. ... Read more

  • First week down

    1/15/2017 8:30:41 PM, by PHOENIXFLAME

    well I have my fitbit surge and have been tracking my food intake alongside eating properly and increasing my activity. If my scale can be believ... Read more

  • excuses

    1/14/2017 8:27:13 AM, by MARPARMC46

    I find I can make up a ton of excuses when it comes to my exercise. I am great when it comes to the walking I have two small dogs and also... Read more

  • Feeling Blessed

    1/13/2017 8:43:18 PM, by DSCROW

    I lost the original blog so I just thought I would say Hi! I have had a great day :) ! Hope you have had one too! ... Read more

  • Afternoon fatigue so will plan better

    1/12/2017 6:53:54 AM, by DSCROW

    Yesterday I walked three miles during a surprise extra hour at lunch. I actually went to Verizon where I had a very negative experience with the... Read more

  • Blessed and thankful

    1/11/2017 7:57:21 AM, by DSCROW

    I am a cup half full person so I it's generally easy to recognize my many blessings. I am so thankful for my health at 58 years old despite any ... Read more

  • Roll Tide Roll... thankfully life is about more!

    1/10/2017 8:43:23 AM, by DSCROW

    What a game...Whew...Be strong my heart! It was certainly worked out last night during the game. I am disappointed we didn't win but not disapp... Read more

  • keeping on track and cheering on the TIDE GO BAMA!

    1/9/2017 10:21:56 PM, by DSCROW

    So today went well. I am still on track. The food prep paid off today. I had Lunch all ready and just had to get it packed this morning. I ha... Read more

  • One Week Down

    1/9/2017 11:30:57 AM, by KNH771

    It was a good first week in my new health plan. I exercised six of seven days, and was able to stay in my calorie range 6 of 7 days as well. My... Read more

  • Prepping (food) and stepping (fitbit)

    1/8/2017 3:02:13 PM, by DSCROW

    I am prepping for the week, getting some food cooked that we can re heat for lunches and dinners. We have chicken chili, Venison/beef burgers pa... Read more

  • Be patient

    1/8/2017 6:49:40 AM, by CANDEE412

    I was walking and watching my Fitbit progress. I could see my minutes were not being added. I started feeling disappointed so what I did I turne... Read more

  • Sleet no snow

    1/7/2017 9:23:13 PM, by DSCROW

    at 11:00 am yesterday I got a knock on the door "We are closing at noon" I was to be finished by 11:30 am anyway. At 11:10 I got a text from th... Read more

  • 1/7/2017

    1/7/2017 7:03:32 PM, by CAROL6X

    Well, got a my scale for the first time in several months-what a surprise! I have gained quite a bit-time to put the peddle to the medal so to sp... Read more

  • No Snow yet...lets go to work

    1/6/2017 8:22:10 AM, by DSCROW

    The governor called state of emergency and schools cancelled because of SNOW forecasted Now the weather they said the model over predicting what... Read more

  • what i have gained from losing

    1/6/2017 8:17:44 AM, by MARPARMC46

    while I have lost 105 lbs the biggest success is in my life. I have been able to get off all prescribed medication for diabetes and high bloo... Read more

  • Will it or wont it snow?? bread and milk sold out no matter :)

    1/5/2017 2:43:58 PM, by DSCROW

    It is Alabama and people freak our a little when snow happens. Many of my friends are just looking for reasons to miss work. I am planning to w... Read more

  • 250 By Turkey Day - Day 1 of the "Jumpstart Your Workout Challenge"

    1/4/2017 11:14:32 PM, by BARCONIUS

    Ok, so it took me 5 days to actually get to day one, but I'm in it now. Yay! It was a great day for a walk at lunchtime, so that made my cardio... Read more

  • Busy long day

    1/4/2017 8:22:48 PM, by DSCROW

    A cancellation allowed me to get my walk in today. It was a busy day and I got home to eat some good leftover pork chop and turnip greens. It w... Read more

  • Gastric Bypass Surgery

    1/4/2017 12:43:43 PM, by WAYTOWELL

    After many years of trying to lose weight - sometimes more successfully than others, I've decided to have gastric bypass surgery. The process her... Read more

  • Fitbit

    1/4/2017 7:33:10 AM, by CANDEE412

    I love my Fitbit. It is a great motivator for me.... Read more

  • Back in the groove

    1/3/2017 10:20:54 PM, by BARCONIUS

    So, the weekend was kind of a bust. I spent all day New Year's Eve in my car. Never saw midnight. I was so tired by 10, I just called it a nigh... Read more

  • Post Holiday Depression & Magical Thinking

    1/3/2017 1:41:48 PM, by KATIEWOLFIE

    When we're struggling financially we think that if we just had money we'd be happy, and all of our problems would go away. When we're single we... Read more

  • It's Starting...

    1/3/2017 8:33:07 AM, by KNH771

    Tiny non-scale victory this morning... I'm on Day 3 of Beginner Shred and I'm already starting to see improvement. The baby push-ups that had me... Read more

  • A Starting Point

    1/2/2017 7:05:19 PM, by KNH771

    Before I get too far into the new year I wanted to take a moment and mark my starting point. I'm starting the year at around 206 lbs. (I use a ... Read more

  • Day 2

    1/2/2017 9:57:29 AM, by DSCROW

    Today has begun well. I prepped for the week of appropriate low carb snacks and cleaned the last of the junk out of the fridge throwing away som... Read more

  • First day of 2017

    1/2/2017 7:21:47 AM, by AFVCHIC

    New Years Day did not go as I had planned. I was sore from my workouts on New Years Eve and spent the day bumming. While I did not get to Day 2... Read more

  • So Now What?

    1/1/2017 4:11:09 PM, by KNH771

    Happy New Year to everyone! I'm sure that you've s... Read more

  • 2017

    1/1/2017 9:34:12 AM, by DSCROW

    Its here! I know its going to be another great year. 2016 was not a bad year and I celebrated its close and the incoming year without dread or ... Read more

  • HAPPY HAPPY NEW YEARS 2017 ALL SPARKLERS

    12/31/2016 10:07:02 PM, by SUSIEQQ62

    I WISH YOU MANY MANY BLESSINGS FOR 2017.. ESPECIALLY HEALTH WISE.. I AM STILL HEALING FROM MY 2 SURGERIES--VERY SLOWLY BUT GETTING THERE,, STILL ... Read more

  • These Are a Few of My Favorite Things - 2016 Edition

    12/31/2016 4:13:54 PM, by KNH771

    It's here! The last day of 2016! Can you believe it? Today's blog isn't fitness related. I just wanted to think back on some of the thing... Read more

  • Wet and chilly day in Alabama

    12/31/2016 12:54:35 PM, by DSCROW

    I managed to get a walk in before the weather got really wet this morning. My friend Misty came with me and I was glad for the company. It's to... Read more

  • Start of new year

    12/31/2016 7:40:48 AM, by CANDEE412

    Goal: to focus more on being healthy and to exercise more. ... Read more

  • 2017 Winter 5% Challenge Diet Commitment

    12/30/2016 10:32:20 PM, by AFVCHIC

    Beginning January 14, 2017 I am participating in the 2017 Winter 5% Challenge. I follow a high protein diet provided to me by my nutritioni... Read more

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