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Birthday Party Moderation
12/8/2013 10:26:35 AM,
Today I'm having a party at Glowinggreens.com , Portland's blacklight 3D pirate mini-golf course. It's my favorite thing to do in town! We're having...
Silent Auction for SPAN
12/8/2013 9:41:50 AM,
Each year I organize a silent auction, and it can be a challenging time to eat right and get enough sleep. So far, have been able to eat healthy meals...
Medifast Day 151 -- My Christmas Tree
12/8/2013 9:19:37 AM,
Waking up after one of my cheat days is like waking up on The Hangover. You take inventory of limbs and major body parts first. Stumble around making...
I broke the running streak
12/8/2013 9:10:05 AM,
We were snowed in before the cold came. However I managed to get to the gym and ran 7 miles on the treadmill. It felt good to run in the warmth...
12/8/2013 8:19:26 AM,
Sausage Lentil Soup --SouthBeach Phase One
12/8/2013 7:57:07 AM,
For phase one the serving size is limited to 1/3 to 1/2 cup. Since this soup has a generous amount of sausage and tomatoes in proportion to the lenti...
Case of the Travels
12/8/2013 7:56:15 AM,
Haven't been around much, I know. For good reasons though: travel. In the middle of November, my UK shenanigans were joined by my sibling and (eventua...
wow...spun the wheel and won a spark exercise dvd today
12/8/2013 7:38:45 AM,
Wow....spun the spark wheel today and won a spark exercise dvd today...can really use that as I have not been exercising daily like I should. ......
On This Day In History...
12/8/2013 7:28:30 AM,
Dec 8, 1980:
John Lennon Shot
~~"John Lennon, a former member of the Beatles, the rock group that transformed popular music in the 1960s, is s...
Day 8 - short bursts of work-out activity
12/8/2013 6:56:54 AM,
In yesterday's post I wrote that I wanted to try squeezing in 10-15 bursts throughout the day. I only squeezed 3 in yesterday - but I was surprised h...
Christmas Trivia Day 7
12/8/2013 6:34:55 AM,
THE world's tallest Xmas tree was:
- 221ft high was erected in a Washington shopping mall in 1950.
- 218 ft high and adorned the Whit...
Writing Diet Day 6, Walking Fool here~
12/8/2013 6:04:24 AM,
In The Writing Diet, Day 6's Tool is HALT!
It means don't get too Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired! One is more apt to fall off the wagon if you d...
Sunday Morning, end of week 2 (Eat Up, Slim Down)
12/8/2013 4:18:02 AM,
Snacks going pretty well all week - its much easier when I'm at work and have a fixed break-time anyway. However, yesterday we were invited to two Chr...
12/8/2013 1:13:15 AM,
I am really proud of myself for eating so healthy at the first Christmas party of the season. It was a work event so I nursed one drink all night and...
Fun times at the mansion!
12/8/2013 12:56:39 AM,
Fun times at the mansion!
My best friend Connor & I.
My adorable niece in the dress I made her for Christmas.
My friends Olivi...
12/8/2013 12:45:34 AM,
" Darkness cannot drive out darkness ;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that."
- Martin Luther King, J...
A good life...
12/8/2013 12:13:38 AM,
Saturday, a cold inside day...
12/7/2013 11:24:46 PM,
Mom has a bad cold so I stayed inside with her and kept decorating - made some awful cookies from a Spark recipe and unfortunately I doubled the batch...
WW or SparkPeople
12/7/2013 10:20:55 PM,
I debate back and forth have access to both but don't use either. Which is better Active Link/Weight Watchers or Sparkpeople and Fitbit? Does it mat...
12/7/2013 9:29:57 PM,
A dear friend is vegan, so I am going to try it for a few days!...
Daily Visualization December 7, 2013
12/7/2013 9:23:41 PM,
Today, imagine your "future self" giving your past (or current) self a hug. See your future self thanking your past self for having the courage to mov...
12/7/2013 8:32:36 PM,
Today I tracked my food and my exercise. I am doing two 30 day challenges. One is tricep dips and the other is squats. I also practice Tai Chi....
12/7/2013 6:43:58 PM,
Boy, did it get cold - fast.
We're supposed to have a wet, snowy mess of a day tomorrow. Glad I don't have to go anywhere!
It's robbing m...
On This Day In History...
12/7/2013 4:37:52 PM,
Dec 7, 1941:
Pearl Harbor Bombed
~~"At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its...
Losing Your First 10 Pounds (Your Pathway to Vitality) Prompt #4
12/7/2013 4:17:58 PM,
All of my life I never really had that much of opinion about what being overweight meant. I mean, for as long as I can remember my parents have been o...
Gerard & Violet go to the Vet (#6 - To-do list - SPARKTHESEASON Photo Challenge )
12/7/2013 2:58:39 PM,
Today I took Gerard and Violet to the vet for their 282 "well-bunny check-up". This has been on my 52 "To Do List" for quite some time. Rabb...
New BTS Challenge
12/7/2013 1:31:30 PM,
Jodi Stolove's 45 min. Aerobic 'Chair Dancing through the Decades' - Done
Soup of the day? Smoked Cauliflower. New recip...
Fuhrman's view of hypothyroid and slower metabolism
12/7/2013 1:24:21 PM,
He says a slower metabolism leads to a longer life. He does not advocate trying to rev... Read more
starting to track again
12/7/2013 1:13:21 PM,
I started tracking walking again. During 2014, I want to make a goal to walk a certain number of miles and I need to decide what is doable, but also a...
Hourglasses, apples and avocados. Oh my!
12/7/2013 1:05:34 PM,
Remember that 53 pounds I lost back in 2012 and early 2013? 9 Well, the bad news is that I've gained a significant portion of it back again. 24 W...
12/7/2013 1:02:59 PM,
off for a bit of me time
have a good day...
Fighting For Life
12/7/2013 12:46:38 PM,
Every fall I get severe bronchitis, and by the time full snow cover comes (that covers up all those fall allergens), well I am pretty well worn down a...
I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie
12/7/2013 11:19:13 AM,
I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
(...but easier said than done, sometimes. chris)
I do not n...
update with a silly personal story at the end that's an optional read
12/7/2013 11:01:22 AM,
well I am writing a blog because I would write it in a status, but it'll probably be a bit longer than that.
As of this morning at like 1 am, I a...
The Funny Friend
12/7/2013 10:44:19 AM,
I have always been the funny friend. You know the one (heck, you might be the one) who make everybody laugh, but is dancing like a fool while everyone...
Medifast Day 150 -- I've Reached My Goal Weight
12/7/2013 10:40:47 AM,
I did not sleep well last night. As usual I took my sleeping pills around 7:30 PM because otherwise I can't sleep. Then hours went by and I could not...
Day 7 ... Does anyone know how to make Ezekiel 4:9 bread?
12/7/2013 10:33:29 AM,
So it's day 7 - and it is freezing outside - well actually more than freezing since it's -15. Last time I went for a walk when it was this cold - one...
What If I Just Love Food?
12/7/2013 10:07:49 AM,
I came across a most interesting post in the forums this morning, titled: "What if I just love food?"
It got me to thinking, and this is what I...
Hey all, its Saturday morning
12/7/2013 9:17:53 AM,
Have a good weekend & I'm about to hit the sack soon here!
The Writing Diet's Tool 5 is Taking a Culinary Artist Date once a week. It's all about...
12/7/2013 9:06:55 AM,
Stuck at 104 lbs. Yuck. I wish I could be 95 lbs like my sister. I'm on this soup diet which is good because it's getting cold here. I ordered a t...
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