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  • End of Third Week

    12/3/2014 4:12:54 PM, by FITTAM

    In all the success stories, the person is asked what motivated them to finally get serious and change their life. I've thought about that. I'm tu... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Twenty-One

    12/2/2014 11:24:41 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Twenty-One. I went to Lauren's today, to pick up the table and chairs and deliver them to her - a Christmas gift from Samantha. I did p... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Twenty

    12/2/2014 11:16:41 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Twenty. I did awful today. I don't know why it is that once I start eating poorly I keep eating and eating and eating. I did a lot of s... Read more

  • A Rough Start to the Month...

    12/2/2014 9:09:40 AM, by KNH771

    A bit of a painful check in this month... Stats are not where I want them ... Read more

  • The best CHRISTmas present ever!

    12/1/2014 1:10:51 PM, by IMAVISION

    445 Just want ... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Nineteen

    11/30/2014 10:26:41 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Nineteen. I still wasn't under control like I should have been, but I did control myself a lot better than the past few days. While my ... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Eighteen

    11/30/2014 1:09:53 AM, by FITTAM

    Day Eighteen. Those darn fancy chocolates are bringing me down. Also Alisha's delicious pumpkin bread which I finished off. We ate dinner at... Read more

  • Busy week

    11/29/2014 2:45:56 AM, by BUBBLEJ1

    I am in denial about the fact that it is Saturday. Only 2 and a half weeks of school to go! I'm so tired and I can't wait for the holidays. At th... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Seventeen

    11/28/2014 10:13:12 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Seventeen. Day after Thanksgiving. I was up almost all night with a stomach ache. I had 4-5 hours of sleep. I walked two long walks wit... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Sixteen

    11/27/2014 11:53:41 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Sixteen. Thanksgiving Day. I just let it go today. I ate whatever I really wanted. I had a wonderful time at dinner with Joe, Sarah and... Read more

  • my diet lol

    11/27/2014 9:04:36 PM, by TIME_FOR_CHANGE

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  • today was a good day

    11/27/2014 8:02:57 PM, by TIME_FOR_CHANGE

    I spent all morning cooking; ham, turkey, green beans, macaroni and cheese, potatoes and gravy, rolls, banana bread, chocolate chip swirl bread, ... Read more

  • one more junk food

    11/27/2014 2:15:40 PM, by TVUONG0730

    It's already been a week, wow. Time goes by so quickly. One week soda free and doing good. Time for one more junker. No more chips. No potato chi... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Fifteen

    11/26/2014 10:42:56 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Fifteen. Second long day of work in a row this week. It makes it easier to control my eating. I was so excited to weigh under 170 today... Read more

  • I am thankful!!

    11/26/2014 5:03:34 PM, by TIME_FOR_CHANGE

    Tomorrow is Thanksgiving; a day for family, friends and counting blessings that have been graced to you.  So many don't understand this anymor... Read more

  • End of Second Week

    11/26/2014 3:48:25 PM, by FITTAM

    Wow! I am excited! I have kept a streak going for two whole weeks! I have tracked my calories and made a note every day! I started on Wednesday, ... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Fourteen

    11/26/2014 12:35:41 AM, by FITTAM

    Day Fourteen. My second week of two long days of work. I walked the dogs for almost an hour this morning at 6:30 and was at work by 8:30. I... Read more

  • Work Weight Loss Challenge Is Done!

    11/25/2014 11:34:57 AM, by DEBJAE

    Before anyone gets any ideas about filling me in how unhealthy what I did was and how much damage I did or what I did wrong or how I lost muscle ... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Thirteen

    11/24/2014 10:46:33 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Thirteen. A full day! Long cold dog walk followed by a quick shower and piano lesson. Shopping with Kendra and Reggie followed by babys... Read more

  • You Will

    11/24/2014 3:40:30 PM, by TVUONG0730

    you can do it you will do it you don't have to be afraid or alone you will not be beaten by a dress size you will not be defeated b... Read more

  • looking for friends

    11/23/2014 11:38:54 PM, by TIME_FOR_CHANGE

    I'm in the search of friends. Right now, I honestly have none. I've slowly learned that the ones I thought I had were stabbing me in the back. ... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Twelve

    11/23/2014 9:55:39 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Twelve. It was a comfort food kind of day. I finally just logged everything into my food tracker, and while I barely stayed in my calor... Read more

  • Today is the day it all changes.

    11/23/2014 6:07:14 AM, by JADELYNDSEY

    Well, technically, I sort of started last night, BUT TODAY! I am following what I set out to do, to the letter! What am I going to do? W... Read more

  • Check this out, Kris!

    11/23/2014 2:46:04 AM, by BUBBLEJ1

    Beat that! One of many in my 3 punnets (3 for $20 and I'm a sucker for a de... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Eleven

    11/22/2014 10:47:04 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Eleven. I had a small breakfast with Kevin before Beth's bridal shower. I had no carbs because I knew the brunch would be carb heavy mo... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Ten

    11/21/2014 10:32:38 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Ten. The day started out pretty well. It's my day off. My own day off! But I had a ton of errands, mostly shopping to do. I don't like sho... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Nine

    11/20/2014 11:48:15 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Nine. My second long day at work. I did pretty good. I ate five hard candies in the afternoon which was probably a waste of a hundred c... Read more

  • One Junk Food at a Time!

    11/20/2014 3:10:13 PM, by TVUONG0730

    anyone else have trouble eliminating unhealthy food from their diet? i always have this problem when i try to change my eating habits. I'll stop ... Read more

  • Today is a good day

    11/20/2014 12:56:53 PM, by JOYFULME01

    I am still going strong with my affirmations. I am finding that choosing my attitude is a great way to start my day. I've been able to navigate... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Seven

    11/19/2014 8:15:01 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Seven. (November 19, 2014) I did a long day at work. Managed to walk the dog's before sun up, and got to work by 8:30. I found Calorie Coun... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Six

    11/19/2014 8:14:08 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Six. Wow! Did I ever go over on my calorie count today! I just wanted to eat all kinds of food, any food, all my good food! I went to Kend... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Five

    11/19/2014 8:13:04 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Five. I was in a bad mood after the dog walk to Fairyland Park. I had so much delicious food available today, and it was so tempting to wa... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Four

    11/19/2014 8:12:08 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Four. Today was Saturday, but Kevin spent the day driving home from Idaho. I spent the day organizing and clearing out my sewing things. I... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Three

    11/19/2014 8:11:02 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Three. Kevin was due to drive to Idaho early this morning in poor weather conditions, so I had insomnia last night. When I woke up after f... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day Two

    11/19/2014 8:09:57 PM, by FITTAM

    Day Two. Another good day. I finished tracking yesterday's food this morning and was happy and surprised that my calorie intake was around 140... Read more

  • Fit at Fifty Day One

    11/19/2014 8:06:27 PM, by FITTAM

    I'm not sure what finally got into me. Samantha has been gone since July and I haven't taken our goal of getting fit very seriously. I finally ga... Read more

  • Working off 5,000 Calories per Day!

    11/19/2014 6:21:56 AM, by DONNAKOVAC

    Do you have a physically demanding job? Do you count those Calories in your fitness tracker? I do both! My work, right now, is like doing a 20... Read more

  • I have the cardio blahs.

    11/19/2014 3:25:32 AM, by BUBBLEJ1

    I don't really like cardio. I never have. I liked boxing, but that was more about the social aspect than the actual activity. I do enjoy the GRIT... Read more

  • Awesome Movie Quote

    11/18/2014 10:24:23 AM, by JOYFULME01

    "I am Beautiful, I am smart, I am Kind." This fits right in with my affirmations this week!... Read more

  • It is a fresh new week

    11/17/2014 11:06:07 AM, by JOYFULME01

    I am a positive thinker. I choose to see the best in others and seek out opportunities be positive. That being said, I view each new week as a ... Read more

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