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  • DS just called baby has an irregular heart beat

    5/23/2017 4:11:49 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good afternoon; just got a frantic call from DS. He is trying to get to the hospital. Wife took her car to doctor appt. DS car no current regi... Read more

  • Starting over once again

    5/23/2017 12:49:02 PM, by LIFEASMRSA

    It's been a long time since i've been on here, but at least i'm on here and i'm going to start again. I had a baby last november and she is the ... Read more

  • Dr. Birdie on protecting and building willpower

    5/22/2017 11:46:32 AM, by DEBBIE1993

    Today's Program from Your Coach - The Secret to Lasting Willpower Hi I'm Dr. Birdie, your personal health and wellness coach with SparkPeopl... Read more

  • Am I small?

    5/21/2017 12:46:06 PM, by BILLIEK17

    Yesterday my I went to a bbq for a young colleague of my husband's. I didn't know anyone at this party and I wore a pair of SHORTS and a tank top... Read more

  • My Birthday!

    5/19/2017 7:01:49 PM, by GAYLLYNNE

    Yesterday was my birthday. (no, I won't say how old I was!). My son drove up from S.C. to NY just to spend a few days with me and take me out. W... Read more

  • it' s friday

    5/19/2017 3:57:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    the long weekend here in canada has finally arrived! woo hoo! for all who celebrate, happy victoria day on monday. my daughter is looking forward... Read more

  • it's thursday

    5/18/2017 12:44:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am feeling a lot better today. it is another warm and humid day here again and i am well prepared for it. later on today, i see my doctor and u... Read more

  • it is wednesday

    5/17/2017 9:25:32 AM, by MOMMY445

    a very warm,humid and sunny day here today. i will stay where it is the coolest while i recover from my asthma flare ups. i am seeing my doctor t... Read more

  • Struggling

    5/16/2017 2:33:48 PM, by MONANISA

    I am struggling with a new kind of pain from my back. Is it my body adjusting to the new hardware? I will overcome this today will be my 3rd P... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    5/16/2017 10:20:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    yesterday was a challenging day health wise for me. my asthma was really flaring up, no matter what i did. so i am glad i took the day off work y... Read more

  • high anxiety this morning

    5/16/2017 8:48:47 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I made a doctor appt with a specialist for eye ears & throat. I have never been to a specialist. I have a thyroid condition. I... Read more

  • 5/15 workout

    5/15/2017 10:23:56 AM, by LR237787

    Swim: 200 free warm up 5x(free, 50 slow, 50 medium, 50 hard, 50 sprint) 2x500 free, easy/medium 200 free cool down Total: 2400yd... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/15/2017 9:34:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i had a great day yesterday! today, i am taking it easy. my asthma is flaring up a bit, so i am off work for the day. all of the ... Read more

  • Mother's Day Poem from my son

    5/14/2017 12:33:54 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    I look back at my life and I'm so thankful for you, Adoption is one thing, I was insecure, but your love stayed true, All the times I was sca... Read more

  • Happy Mother's Day

    5/14/2017 8:41:09 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; My DS and DIL coming for late lunch. DH gave me a card with a poem. I can tell that he is happier with his job. I got into my s... Read more

  • Fabulous Mother's Day

    5/13/2017 5:16:08 PM, by GAYLLYNNE

    My daughter surprised me with a fabulous dinner and then she took me to the theater to see Hamilton. What an absolutely fabulous night! ... Read more

  • Three More Pounds to GO!!

    5/11/2017 6:15:52 PM, by MIFFUN

    Working very hard this week to stay in "parameters". Three more pounds and I will have lost TWENTY pounds (wow). Clothes already fit so much be... Read more

  • Stressful but manageable

    5/11/2017 10:08:23 AM, by WOMANOFSTEELE

    Yesterday I didn't track anything. I didn't even wear my fitbit. I taught portions of a homemade explosives class (which I love) but some of the ... Read more

  • another day of livin

    5/10/2017 10:29:51 AM, by SKMINNY

    I'm pretty sure that is part of a song from way back! I do like the sound of that! Today is a mile stone of sorts, another birthday(59), today ju... Read more

  • Frustrating

    5/9/2017 1:37:21 PM, by WOMANOFSTEELE

    I've been eating right, staying well within my calorie range. Exercising every day -- either walking or riding the recumbent bike or strength tra... Read more

  • Got to get it together

    5/9/2017 8:40:40 AM, by DEBBIE1993

    Exercise-timed. Better bedtime. Weigh and measure. Plan meals. Eat larger meals-4 plus, small evening snack. Timed "not a bite" spaces ... Read more


    5/8/2017 11:02:46 PM, by -COURT-

    A few days late again. Sorry www.nationaldaycalendar.
    com/calendar-at-a-glance/ May 1 May Day Law Day Nationa... Read more

  • Great workout this morning

    5/8/2017 9:05:52 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning; DD called yesterday and asked if we were available to watch GK. DH was having problems with the lawn. He is not one who knows abo... Read more

  • a new week

    5/7/2017 2:46:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a nice and sunny day here today. i am taking it easy and not doing too much and the same for my daughter. i made it through a week of work ... Read more

  • Just got back from gym

    5/7/2017 9:08:25 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning; I am planning to work in the garden today. This weekend has been mellow. I like weekends like this. My DD had two birthday parti... Read more

  • II - Day 8 - The dreaded ups and downs of weighing in

    5/6/2017 3:21:33 PM, by MIFFUN

    So, ever since I started this journey, I have made it a daily habit to weigh in. And from the start the scale goes down, the scale goes up. It ... Read more

  • Feeling a little lost

    5/6/2017 1:54:13 PM, by BILLIEK17

    I'm not exactly sure how to express what I'm feeling. I have maintained my goal weight (within one or two pounds) since I hit it but I know I am ... Read more

  • Kentucky Derby today

    5/6/2017 8:34:33 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I got into my size 10 jeans yesterday. they are a little tight so I am going to wait a little more to get some inches off. But t... Read more

  • This is a very selfish blog entry. Please don't read if you are biased.

    5/5/2017 11:23:59 PM, by KAJERO

    I went on a rather long bike ride today. It is the topic of my previous blog. The one thing these long rides do is make me think a lot. And I ... Read more

  • I wish this "up" feeling would last. Exercising does work -- for a while.

    5/5/2017 10:29:18 PM, by KAJERO

    Yesterday I could hardly get out of bed. I I was going to stay in bed all day today but then I FORCED myself to get out of bed and get outside.... Read more

  • II - Day 7

    5/5/2017 6:19:52 PM, by MIFFUN

    Well all that exercise yesterday worked.....only 4 more pounds until I meet my (1st) goal of losing 20 pounds.... Read more

  • nieghbor just came over

    5/5/2017 3:22:49 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    good afternoon; the neighbor whose husband has Parkinson's is very stressed. She was talking a mile a minute. She was telling me that her DH ha... Read more

  • First Blog

    5/4/2017 3:52:18 PM, by SSWALTER411

    This is my first blog. My weight loss journey started when I was in the hospital in January for a blood clot in my leg. I found out while I was t... Read more

  • Staying Positive

    5/4/2017 2:09:20 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have decided to stay positive during this journey. I have been eating right for three weeks now and have lost 6 pounds. But much more, I am g... Read more

  • II - Day 6

    5/4/2017 12:17:09 PM, by MIFFUN

    I never did get to my intervals yesterday. Laundry, dinner prep, etc got in the way. As a reward for me negligence, the scale was up nearly a p... Read more

  • II - Day 5

    5/3/2017 4:18:15 PM, by MIFFUN

    Gotta go do my intervals and.....I have been stalling all day! Just GO already. It is ONLY 20 minutes!! I even went to bed early last ni... Read more

  • Still loosing

    5/3/2017 1:00:31 AM, by BLOUWHITE

    Although the scale numbers are slowly moving down, I'm glad to say I haven't given up. My size 16's are getting crazy loose so I'm very happy abo... Read more

  • A colorful day

    5/2/2017 7:44:55 PM, by GAYLLYNNE

    I have been grooming dogs for nearly 4 decades. I'm getting ready to retire soon. Today, after all this time, I finally got to use a little color... Read more

  • I am still so sad. I am trying excercising and getting out but . . .

    5/1/2017 6:33:05 PM, by KAJERO

    I am beginning to wonder if grief/depression ever will lessen or even go away. It is so lonely and quiet here. It is so different without Don her... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/1/2017 12:54:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has begun. i am ready to see what changes it will bring. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,e... Read more

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