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  • a busy day

    10/24/2016 4:04:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i ended up rescheduling the first interview and the company was gracious enough to agree to the rescheduling. i had a second interview today. if ... Read more

  • Trip on the Horizon

    10/24/2016 6:59:55 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I had a good Sunday with the GD'S. My 3-year-old definitely has the snack bug. She asks for snacks a LOT. Sometimes, I say okay. Sometimes, I... Read more

  • An Autumn Hike

    10/24/2016 5:30:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    No need to drive an hour away, Well walk in the woods on this windy day. Read more

  • Sunday night and what a ride...

    10/23/2016 10:28:37 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello friends, I'm not talking about a good ride either. It's been a bad several days. Very busy, and yet there was time to take, selfishly,... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/23/2016 4:02:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day yesterday! my daughter and i really enjoyed the movie yesterday morning. in the afternoon, i met up with a good friend of mine ... Read more

  • Sunday Sunday 7 and counting

    10/23/2016 3:25:17 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Again I'm up early. Loving the yoga, it's getting easier, 😊, and I can barely wait to get out and walk. I feel so much better about me, and li... Read more

  • I am back

    10/23/2016 10:42:09 AM, by HHARTNELL7

    I came back to sparkpeople! MY first goal is 5 lbs loss by end of November! I am going to eat healthier more protein fiber and low fat. Move more... Read more

  • My First F2F OA Meeting

    10/23/2016 7:58:59 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday was a really good day. I got my kitchen table all sorted out and looking nice again. Then, I went to my first OA face-to-face meeting... Read more

  • Dear Doctor

    10/23/2016 6:16:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Doctor Perez, Thank you for the tough talk that you gave me a few months ago. You have motivated me to make the needed changes in my diet... Read more

  • From Failures you can gain Happiness

    10/22/2016 9:22:53 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Happiness does not come from comparing your failures or successes with the successes of others, but from looking within yourself. See if the t... Read more

  • Ooh it's day 6 and I'm full of tricks! ☺️

    10/22/2016 8:59:34 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    As I sit here eating my very healthy dinner of yellow squash with onions and chicken sausage with garlic and mozzarella, I couldn't be more proud... Read more

  • Class Workouts vs Solo Workouts

    10/22/2016 9:36:34 AM, by GRAMMICHELLE

    Just a few of my own thoughts, no studies are statistics here. Solo exercise can be working out at home, or in a gym doing your own thing. ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/22/2016 7:53:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    there are some free movies playing at the movie theatres here today. it's called community day. i'll go there first with my daughter, then i will... Read more

  • Finding Forms of Motivation

    10/22/2016 7:45:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I need some new motivation for a certain student. I know that it will have to be as different as I can come up with. Sometimes I am surpr... Read more

  • Planning the Day

    10/22/2016 6:37:40 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I had a good Friday. Everything went well at work. I continued in abstinence from overeating. DH and I had a good evening at home together. ... Read more

  • Five and ready to thrive

    10/21/2016 9:23:01 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    I FEEL AMAZING! I have been up since six, yoga, mad walking, and totally transforming my room! I almost caved at three and took a power nap but I... Read more

  • it is friday

    10/21/2016 11:09:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to reflect and relax for me today. my daughter says hi. i have a chance at a few jobs today. my asthma and allergies are flaring up a bit j... Read more

  • Open to God's leading or demanding my little wants

    10/21/2016 10:33:13 AM, by KHUFSTETLER

    I am grasping and yearning for experiences that I think I want...ones that I think I would enjoy. Rather, wouldn't it be a better outcome to as... Read more

  • New goals

    10/21/2016 9:29:43 AM, by PATTI24

    I am adding new goals to help me lose weight. They are: Pack lunch 3 times a day Award myself a dollar each time I track my food complete... Read more

  • Anxiety vs. Confidence

    10/21/2016 6:26:27 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Everything went well yesterday. I went to the "big meeting" with the other company that is supposed to be giving us a bunch of business. I was ... Read more

  • Starting Each Day Right

    10/21/2016 5:20:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    In order to make the most of my days , I start each one with the following: The Bible-I set my intention to live in peace and love. A prayer ... Read more

  • Day 4 still trying to roar

    10/20/2016 5:17:12 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Yesterday was a trying day. I put in 2 hours of exercise. I slept so good! I woke up somewhat late, but I felt I deserved it. I've picked up anot... Read more

  • a mostly rainy day

    10/20/2016 10:12:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is supposed to rain on and off all day here today. it is even calling for some rain to start the day tomorrow. although it is not too warm out... Read more

  • The YoYo Effect

    10/20/2016 9:07:30 AM, by GRAMMICHELLE

    All through my weight loss journey I have struggled with the yo yo effect and plateaus. I started strong and lost the first 15 lbs in 1 month, a... Read more

  • Happy Birthday, DH!

    10/20/2016 7:01:45 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Today is DH's birthday! The older we get, the harder the gifting. I got him a subscription to two different magazines that he likes and gift ca... Read more

  • We're Strong

    10/20/2016 6:50:33 AM, by BELLAMEMAW

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  • Daily Pledge 10/20/16

    10/20/2016 6:49:24 AM, by BELLAMEMAW

    Today, I promise to respect my body and my mind. I promise to make healthy choices and to thank God for this day. Today, I will exercise, w... Read more

  • The last Kayak ride

    10/20/2016 5:17:40 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every year my friend Yvonne lets me keep my kayak at her lovely lake house. I drop it off in early May and pick it up in late October. Every we... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/19/2016 1:22:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny, not too warm a day here today. i have not yet heard back from the place i went for an interview the other day. i will keep on ... Read more

  • Believe in Yourself

    10/19/2016 7:07:55 AM, by BELLAMEMAW

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  • Positive Returns!

    10/19/2016 6:51:06 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I saw a little drop in weight on the scale this morning. Yay! It's a nice confirmation of what I already knew. When you are being abstinent fr... Read more

  • Gentleness

    10/19/2016 5:20:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Remember to be kind and considerate today. Our attitude shapes the attitudes of others. There are people who will need to hear something to war... Read more

  • Getting it all out

    10/18/2016 10:16:22 PM, by KMW987

    Now I know why I gained so much weight in university.........STRESS. And frustration. And feeling like I can reward myself with food. UGH. ... Read more

  • Tuesday entry...

    10/18/2016 9:45:58 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello friends, Quickly: Only a bit of a walk this morning. Too much went on to get much more in. 35 minutes on elliptical this evening. ... Read more

  • Day 2, what's a girl to do?

    10/18/2016 8:17:21 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    So I'm on day two of my challenge, and I'll tell you what I did. I KICKED BUTT TODAY!! I woke up early, started cleaning, took a short walk, then... Read more

  • Love yourself every day!

    10/18/2016 10:13:28 AM, by SHAWFAN

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  • a nice day

    10/18/2016 8:13:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview today, for a full time job. i will try my best. if i get the job, great. if not, that is okay with me. my daughter says hi... Read more

  • Starting on the Next Quest

    10/18/2016 6:32:13 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I had a good day yesterday. The client did not show up for her conflict resolution meeting; but I was able to talk to her by phone and did the m... Read more

  • Spreading a Positive Message!

    10/18/2016 5:20:21 AM, by JSTETSER

    One way that I love to send positive messages at schools is to help my students create murals. The students pick the theme, we research ideas an... Read more

  • Monday entry...

    10/17/2016 10:22:05 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello friends, Quick post tonight. Managed 35 minute walk this morning while at work. Another 35 minute Jessica Smith walking this even... Read more

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