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  • Praying for my mom

    10/29/2015 11:43:58 AM, by COOP9002

    i don't have any news regarding my Dad's condition. Hopefully, he will be out of the CCU this weekend, and begin moving onto the next stage of th... Read more

  • 10/28/15

    10/28/2015 7:49:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Wacky WIngs Wednesday! I am really partial to good Buffalo wings, and lately I have been getting a 1/2 order at work every week! Well, today I... Read more

  • Update on Dad

    10/28/2015 3:07:03 PM, by COOP9002

    after speaking with my sister, it sounds like my dad is improving. he will remain in CCU for a few more days. he is improving and things are goin... Read more

  • Rewired Day 1

    10/27/2015 11:53:06 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    So, according to the Rewired workout on, I should make a letter to myself that lays out three things I want to work on during th... Read more

  • Retake the Day

    10/27/2015 11:03:39 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    After beating myself up so much yesterday, or whatever day it was, I decided to get back on track. My daily calorie intake is still slightly high... Read more

  • 10/27/15

    10/27/2015 8:54:03 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I am not going to let this day get the better of me! I am not going to do it! I slept horribly last night and finally fell asleep around 2 am. ... Read more

  • Starting a long road

    10/27/2015 3:03:39 PM, by COOP9002

    My dad is doing a little better today. He still has the tube in his throat, but at least he is not fighting it. He is allowing it to help him bre... Read more

  • Update on my Dad

    10/26/2015 11:54:51 PM, by COOP9002

    our family is thankful to all of you who have been praying for my dad. he came through the surgery quite well, although they had to remove his co... Read more

  • Attack Plan for Tomorrow.

    10/26/2015 9:20:46 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    I'm a bit tuckered out tonight, so I'm going to bed early (I could use it too, since I have an 8 AM lab class). But I need to write down what I a... Read more

  • 10/26/15

    10/26/2015 8:25:43 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well we lucked out with a contract at 5 minutes before midnight deadline last night. Now for the members to vote the contract. Was a boring day... Read more

  • Losing Control

    10/25/2015 10:16:32 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    It's the weekend again. As per my streak, I went so far off track that I don't even know how to track it. Peanut butter, Reese's, dark chocolate,... Read more

  • 10/25/15

    10/25/2015 7:34:58 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I had plans for a day of rest, but it didn't turn out that way. Went to church this morning and cantered for the first time in months, and... Read more

  • Best compliment of my life.

    10/25/2015 6:38:38 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    So, first, I wanted to say that at I started at 240 lbs and over 3 years whittled my weight down to 209 for a convention, but since i have gained... Read more

  • Prayer Request

    10/25/2015 10:55:49 AM, by COOP9002

    Please pray for my dad, he took a turn for the worse last night. Thanks... Read more

  • The Fighting Spirit!

    10/24/2015 10:52:50 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    So, I started watching some motivational music videos and starting going through a lot of Hajime no Ippo (boxing anime series, English title is T... Read more

  • 10/24/15

    10/24/2015 8:49:04 PM, by RHOOK20047

    What a productive day this was! I got 8 hours of sleep! Praise the Lord, and got up and exercised, and the wind was blowing from the north so I... Read more

  • Change of Attitude

    10/24/2015 6:48:33 PM, by COOP9002

    My dad's attitude has not improved all that much today. He is rather frustrated and depressed. While i understand this given what he is enduring,... Read more

  • Dad

    10/23/2015 11:18:26 PM, by COOP9002

    Went to see my dad today. please pray for his attitude. my fear is that he is starting to give up. they are trying an antibiotic to help with the... Read more

  • 10/23/15

    10/23/2015 8:46:20 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this day started so much better than yesterday. No pain in my face! The Endondonist may have bad chair side manners, but he took care of ... Read more

  • What Can I Do? All of it.

    10/23/2015 12:35:50 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    "Think about 3 things that are on your bucket list. What goal would you go for if anything was possible? What can you do to feel like that in you... Read more

  • 10/22/15

    10/22/2015 11:18:18 AM, by RHOOK20047

    I think I am going to write a book on how not to go about getting a root canal. I went to the dentist on Monday, and he told me that I had a too... Read more

  • Praying for my dad

    10/22/2015 11:01:48 AM, by COOP9002

    Please pray for my Mom and Dad, Mary and George Cooper, today. My dad is not feeling well, and had to be admitted to the hospital yesterday. He i... Read more

  • Oh-nonuts!

    10/21/2015 11:05:54 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I almost want to cover my face in shame. I was kind of proud because I was 1 calorie shy of my range. A few minutes later, I realized that I had ... Read more

  • 10/21/15

    10/21/2015 2:22:55 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I sure hope no one looks forward to my blog each day, as I know I let you down yesterday. I am fighting an abscessed tooth and in a lot of pain,... Read more

  • Coping with a life changing difficulty

    10/21/2015 1:47:11 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Having a life changing difficulty is stressful for anyone, and it is normal to feel disheartened, anxious, even fearful. However, it is not norm... Read more

  • Run, Neo, Run!

    10/21/2015 1:06:04 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I tried to exhaust myself yesterday. Kind of funny actually, because I couldn't really do it. My asthma is still there. After a minute and a half... Read more

  • Wednesday

    10/21/2015 10:42:32 AM, by COOP9002

    thanks for your prayers for the Elder family. Yesterday's service was amazing. It was a beautiful portrait of the legacy of faith that Clyde left... Read more

  • Gotta go... slow?

    10/20/2015 3:01:05 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Today, I intend to see where my limit stands for the treadmill. The main thing that I want to see is the difference in ability since I started a ... Read more

  • 10/19/15

    10/19/2015 8:10:34 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This was the first email I opened this morning and I ... Read more

  • Weekend Blunders and Winning

    10/19/2015 1:13:23 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, this weekend, I went up to visit my brother. As expected of a weekend, I ate a lot of junk. A lot of oil/fats, and it was mostly on me, as I ... Read more

  • Thank you

    10/19/2015 11:49:35 AM, by COOP9002

    Thanks for your prayers for the Elder family. I plan on heading to St. Joe tomorrow for the funeral. My father was admitted to the hospital earli... Read more

  • 10/18/15

    10/18/2015 10:07:16 PM, by RHOOK20047

    What a beautiful day it was today! I overslept and missed church, I guess my body was saying I needed sleep! So got up and helped my wife with... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/18/2015 1:48:48 PM, by COOP9002

    busy Sunday with a wedding this afternoon. our church secretary's dad is getting married. he is 85 and lost his wife about a year ago. enjoy... Read more

  • 10/17/15

    10/17/2015 9:58:54 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well we had a perfect fall day today. Cool temps, sunny skies, foilage is changing colors. The ride to work is getting better and better! I ha... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/17/2015 4:25:52 PM, by COOP9002

    we were blessed to have our oldest daughter and our son-in-law spend some time with us this weekend. now it's time to buckle down and get ready f... Read more

  • 10/16/15

    10/16/2015 10:01:04 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Absence makes the heart grow fonder! I believe that. My wife has only been gone 2 days and I miss her. Our fur babies do also. I was woke up ... Read more

  • Legacies

    10/16/2015 12:34:00 PM, by COOP9002

    Thanks to those of you who have been praying for our family regarding the Skype interview that I had yesterday evening. Thursday was an especiall... Read more

  • 10/15/15

    10/15/2015 8:35:48 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I am on my own for the weekend. My wife is babysitting the grandchild for a couple of days, and my son has gone to Chicago to visit some fr... Read more

  • Clarity

    10/15/2015 11:12:46 AM, by COOP9002

    Tonight could be a life-altering meeting. Please pray for our family as i spend some time with a search committee from a church outside of Chicag... Read more

  • 10/14/15

    10/14/2015 10:42:29 PM, by RHOOK20047

    After rereading yesterday's blog, I felt a little ashamed of myself. So I decided to follow one of my Dad's sayings somewhat. If you don't have... Read more

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