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  • Week with the grandkids

    6/20/2017 11:59:02 PM, by MNABOY

    We leave Thursday to pick up the 3 grandkids and head to Chicago. We will celebrate my cousins 80th birthday and then go for the Museums, aquariu... Read more

  • Write Yourself A Letter

    6/20/2017 6:22:57 PM, by GAL2202

    I know sometimes people can be cruel. I know several people have told me I am stupid. I know I am not the smartest, but when people call you st... Read more

  • MONDAY ... A SLACK DAY

    6/20/2017 12:00:41 AM, by JOANN25

    I was in so much pain today with my knee and back plus a headache that I didn't do as much as usual. Hope tomorrow will be a better day. Ho... Read more

  • Hi there, friends!

    6/19/2017 2:05:42 PM, by OKAMI_SOUL

    Has it really been three years already? I've been in a constant fight with chronic hypertension and weight creep. On May 10 this year 2017 I... Read more

  • My Own Worst Enemy...

    6/16/2017 10:55:11 PM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Ah, summer! (Well, ALMOST summer!) 100+ degree days are quickly approaching. UGH! Every year I SAY I'm going to get in shape so I can wea... Read more

  • I AM GRATEFUL FOR:

    6/16/2017 1:22:40 AM, by JOANN25

    1. God, family, friends 2. Made 12000 steps today ... this will be my new goal until I meet it several times then will move forward 3. Acc... Read more

  • BEING READY FOR THE DAY

    6/14/2017 4:12:07 PM, by JOANN25

    I am being proactive for the week and planning in advance. I had my noon meal today from the leftovers from another day and had a healthy meal o... Read more

  • PLAN AHEAD

    6/13/2017 5:46:47 PM, by JOANN25

    i HAVE READ SO MUCH ABOUT PLANNING AHEAD. THIS WEEK I AM TRYING IT BY FREEZING LEFT OVERS AND MAKING SINGLES OR A FULL MEAL. WORKS GREAT. Read more

  • KEEPING ON THE MOVE

    6/12/2017 10:04:00 PM, by JOANN25

    THE DAY IS NOT OVER BUT I HAVE ACCOMPLISHED QUITE A BIT SO FAR TODAY ... SOME HERE AT HOME AND SOME AT CHURCH. DID A MAJOR CLEANUP AT THE... Read more

  • Church

    6/11/2017 11:21:06 PM, by MNABOY

    Whatever you call the time and place you gather with like minded believers to practice your beliefs should be a positive experience. My church ha... Read more

  • There are good people around

    6/11/2017 12:13:57 AM, by MNABOY

    Wife and I stopped at a Nike Discount store in Memphis,TN to shop for polo shirts that fit now that I lost a size. Frustrated with the choices th... Read more

  • JUST DOING THINGS THAT REQUIRE MOVEMENT ...

    6/9/2017 11:56:15 PM, by JOANN25

    I couldn't believe how much I had done today. I went to the church about 11 and worked setting up a nursery in the building we are having servic... Read more

  • Master Gardeners luncheon

    6/9/2017 10:50:48 PM, by MNABOY

    Wife asked if I would go to Master Gardener's meeting out of town and I agreed. This morning we rollout and I start asking questions and she had ... Read more

  • Rhymes and reasons

    6/9/2017 12:03:38 AM, by MNABOY

    Our oldest daughter has drafted family and friends to join the 30 Day Plank challenge which ends July 4th which is the day of our family reunion.... Read more

  • END OF A PERFECT DAY ON EXERCISE

    6/7/2017 11:53:57 PM, by JOANN25

    I finished up the day with a total of 11,014 steps; 4.64 miles, 132 exercise minutes burning 1027 calories. I did ok on eating but I also ate chi... Read more

  • Outside

    6/7/2017 11:48:24 PM, by MNABOY

    Mundane yardwork is required, cutting, weeding, edging and raking or mulching, but we do burn calories. Also get some Vitamin D. To get away from... Read more

  • Excellent day:

    6/7/2017 4:48:09 PM, by JOANN25

    1. Went to Gym and worked out on Elyptical. This one also had arms that moved so you could work the upper body. I lasted 15 minutes but last t... Read more

  • Tomorrow

    6/6/2017 10:19:57 PM, by MNABOY

    "Annie" has the song "Tomorrow" extoling the hopes of the future. I am singing this to myself in hopes that it will happen.... Read more

  • Tired

    6/5/2017 11:27:10 PM, by MNABOY

    Developed an infection that makes me feel bad and weak. Hopefuly the antibiotic will kill it quickly. ... Read more

  • I am determined to get in low impact aerobics...

    6/5/2017 2:15:43 PM, by 4LMHJCR

    whenever my back will allow it, I will do at least 10 minutes of low impact aerobics every day. Then in a few weeks I would like to build that ... Read more

  • UNDER 140 THIS WEEK

    6/5/2017 2:05:52 PM, by JOANN25

    i HAVE FINALLY WENT BEYOND THE 140 PLATEAU AND TODAY'S READING WAS 136.0 THIS WAS DONE ONE TIME BEFORE AND I LET MYSELF GO ADRIFT AND GO BACK ... Read more

  • SUNDAY

    6/4/2017 10:38:45 PM, by JOANN25

    Went to church this morning and everything was amazing. I play organ/piano during the summer for at least a portion of the service while our ch... Read more

  • working to add more aerobic activity

    6/4/2017 4:09:19 PM, by 4LMHJCR

    Over the past few days we have been able to get out for a couple of walks each day and I have been doing at least 10 minutes of low impact aerobi... Read more

  • Sick but still making progress!

    6/4/2017 10:04:35 AM, by LSIG14

    Rough week here! Hubby got a virus first and very generously shared it with me so we both... Read more

  • I could weigh the humidity with a cotton sack scale today!

    6/4/2017 12:05:36 AM, by MNABOY

    Did some seated exercises today but went outside about 11 to weedeat, edge the walks and hand weed the flower beds. We have an abundance of Virgi... Read more

  • SUNNY GAL SUMMER CHALLENGE

    6/3/2017 10:59:26 PM, by SGTSUNNY

    Tomorrow starts the 8 week challenge for the Sunnies and I am excited to be starting back. I have gained almost 15 lbs and need to get back on t... Read more

  • MUCH BETTER TODAY

    6/3/2017 12:00:51 AM, by JOANN25

    I'm happy today. I reached my 10000 step goal. I did 2 Leslie Sansone workouts, one with a friend at church ... Walk the Walk ... Read more

  • I need a realistic self evaluation.

    6/2/2017 12:06:40 AM, by MNABOY

    We are going to get a new shed when we, wife and I, agree on one. It took us seven years to agree on a bedroom suite. Our previous shed was bough... Read more

  • I LET MYSELF AND MY DISTRACTIONS GET IN THE WAY

    6/1/2017 11:11:29 PM, by JOANN25

    I did ok in the morning. Healthy breakfast and lunch. Exercise not to good. I did do the Jump Start Your Workout as one of my challenges ... a... Read more

  • It is getting hot

    5/31/2017 11:55:21 PM, by MNABOY

    Worked some this morning outside and wife agreed to Hike with Scout and I this afternoon. I got busy helping move desks and computers to a new lo... Read more

  • GOT TO GET MYSELF IN GEAR

    5/31/2017 11:10:56 PM, by JOANN25

    i have did good this week until today. I was a little too slack. I did some things at the house and at the church that required sitting a good ... Read more

  • The rewards of labor

    5/30/2017 11:07:00 PM, by MNABOY

    Today my brother and I sold the first load of recycled metal we loaded. The net results will cover a nice meal for four. I BURNED enough calories... Read more

  • a DAY OF REST

    5/29/2017 10:43:16 PM, by MNABOY

    Seems funny but weed-eating, weeding, planting and sawing fallen trees seemed easy compared to the workouts of the last month. Need to keep BURNI... Read more

  • cardio

    5/29/2017 3:04:57 PM, by 4LMHJCR

    Going to try and do at least 10 minutes of some sort of low impact cardio every day from now on.... Read more

  • A day to think and honor

    5/29/2017 12:46:14 AM, by MNABOY

    my brother joined the Air Force ROTC in college which embarrassed me, having received my commission in the Army at the same university in 1970. I... Read more

  • BUSY BUSY DAY

    5/29/2017 12:29:12 AM, by JOANN25

    Was at church at 8:30 yesterday morning. Lots of exciting things happening in the service. After church, we did our second "Kid Zone" eve... Read more

  • Feeling Happy!

    5/28/2017 9:51:22 AM, by LSIG14

    I am feeling so good about me! Even though it's grey and overcast outside, I feel like I'm bathed in sunshine this morning. The scales is still... Read more

  • EXCITING DAY

    5/27/2017 11:57:24 PM, by JOANN25

    After my fit bit went bonkers and fell apart on me, I couldn't afford a new one. However, I looked in the sporting goods department at Walmart a... Read more

  • Recycling is for the young!

    5/27/2017 10:55:39 PM, by MNABOY

    My wife has developed a phobia about end times and is working it out with a drive to recycle everything. Plastic is the number one criminal with ... Read more

  • Will it ever end?

    5/26/2017 11:27:20 PM, by MNABOY

    My brother and I are gathering the scrap metal from the various store locations to recycle them. It is hot, dirty,hard work. But there is fellows... Read more

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