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  • Face value (or losing weight one chin at a time with pics)

    9/21/2014 6:16:45 PM, by TIKITAMI

    After losing some weight I like a lot of people I put most of it back on and got another chance at changing my life. I don't have a lot of bod... Read more


    9/20/2014 6:13:45 PM, by TODDERICKV

    Yesterday, I took a nice long ride to Forest Park to watch the hot air balloons get lit up. It is called the Balloon Glow. Then, I met friends ... Read more

  • Sometimes I panic, but it's ok...right?!

    9/20/2014 5:40:53 PM, by TIKITAMI

    This week I had some weight come back that really had no reason to show back up except that I traveled and my weight has always fluctuates whe... Read more


    9/19/2014 11:06:22 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I kind of got myself together last night and I am planning some good days for the weekend. I am going to lift weights, stick to food plan, and r... Read more


    9/18/2014 5:17:16 PM, by TODDERICKV

    It has been a wonderful week as far as the weather is concerned. I have had a hard time with my diet and it is causing my exercise to slack off.... Read more

  • WEAK

    9/17/2014 5:01:27 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I am still having problems getting back to eating well. I am keeping up with my exercise but struggling with getting back onto my healthier food... Read more

  • That's too sweet

    9/17/2014 10:10:01 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Three little words I never imagined myself every saying, "That's too sweet". When I was a kid I loved candy, I thought there would be th... Read more


    9/16/2014 9:49:35 PM, by TODDERICKV

    It was such a beautiful day. I had a fast paced day at work and was looking forward to getting off so I could take a nice long bike ride. I met... Read more


    9/15/2014 5:38:51 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I rode a lot of miles Saturday and Sunday on my bike. I probably went about 25 miles on the bike. My right knee is really sore and I had troubl... Read more

  • Weekend is over, time to focus

    9/15/2014 12:50:22 PM, by TIKITAMI

    I had a great weekend away with my daughter. We did a lot of walking, shopping and laughing. We ran out of time to go hiking but with the amou... Read more


    9/14/2014 3:23:16 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I slept in until about 1030am today (too much vodka last night). Later, I took a ninety minute bike ride and it was great. Then, I went to a co... Read more


    9/13/2014 1:41:20 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I love this cooler weather but I have to say it is hard to get up and going in the morning. I just made a good breakfast and I am getting ready ... Read more


    9/12/2014 5:03:31 PM, by TODDERICKV

    Wow, what a hectic week this has been. It has been chock full of crazy kids and crazy parents. I have been running around like a chicken with m... Read more


    9/11/2014 4:49:52 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I am so happy that the temperature has dropped. It has not even gotten to seventy degrees today. I did some cardio at home but I am going to ge... Read more

  • Darn first world problems...

    9/11/2014 11:38:58 AM, by TIKITAMI

    I've dug into work this morning and got a crazy amount done and then looked at the clock, how on earth can it only be 8:00? I've only been at ... Read more


    9/10/2014 9:47:53 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I had a long day at work because we had an open house tonight. I went to a restaurant to have a really nice Greek salad with grilled chicken on ... Read more


    9/9/2014 4:34:10 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I did not have a great day yesterday, because I was with my parents and my dinner plans fell apart. I am much better today. I have stuck to my ... Read more

  • Thinking outside the box and laughing

    9/9/2014 12:57:54 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Last night I let my daughter talk me into coming with her to a pole "exercise" class next week. She claims that there are all shapes and sizes... Read more


    9/8/2014 8:50:11 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I was back to work after four days off caring for my parents. I went back to take my dad to the doctor today. I think his blood sugar is better... Read more

  • 4 more sleeps!

    9/8/2014 2:32:44 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Very excited this week! On Friday I get to head down to the Portland area for my daughter and my yearly weekend away. We have our favourite ho... Read more


    9/7/2014 1:02:12 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I am still up and watching a little tv and feeling a bit better after several days with parents. I am glad to be home with my food and my exerci... Read more


    9/6/2014 11:43:13 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I have been staying with my mom and dad for the last few days monitoring my dad's health and low blood sugar. It was better yesterday and I was ... Read more


    9/5/2014 11:17:39 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I am spending another day with my folks. My dad's blood sugar is getting better and I hope I can go home tonight. I don't like being away from my... Read more


    9/4/2014 3:48:00 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I got a call from my brother at 9PM saying my dad was rushed to hospital. He was fine when I got there but his blood sugar was so low that he wa... Read more

  • Hitting the half way mark, 73 pounds gone..POOF!

    9/3/2014 3:53:00 PM, by TIKITAMI

    When I did my weekly weigh in for WW today I had to do a double look, and then move the scale to five different locations on the floor, and th... Read more

  • SORE

    9/3/2014 9:37:26 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I am sore today from working out for the first time in about ten days. I have been getting walking in and some cycling in every day but it was m... Read more


    9/2/2014 10:52:00 AM, by TODDERICKV

    Back to work, back to reality, back to the here and now. I thought it was a going to be hard transition back to school today, but I got a good n... Read more


    9/1/2014 9:00:43 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I just got back from a fun weekend in Eureka Springs with five friends. We had a great time walking around the cool little town, shopping, and e... Read more

  • My love/hate relationship with my next mini goal

    9/1/2014 10:49:21 AM, by TIKITAMI

    232 is my next mini goal. It's a number that has some meaning to me and will make me happy to reach it but at the same time a reality check. ... Read more

  • See ya 240s I'm outta here!

    8/30/2014 5:47:21 PM, by TIKITAMI

    239 WOO HOO! I am one pound away from my half way mark to goal. I am lighter than I have been in over a decade. I can actually pictu... Read more

  • Made the goal, reached the goal...now what

    8/29/2014 11:20:21 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Reaching a goal that we set can be so exciting. For me it was the hike I did a couple of weeks ago. I was on a high or a week afterwards, but ... Read more


    8/28/2014 9:33:08 AM, by TODDERICKV

    One more day of work and then I am off for vacation for a four day weekend. I am going to do a little shopping for it after work, pack tonight, ... Read more

  • There's nothing to eat

    8/27/2014 7:48:58 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Anyone with kids has heard that way too many times to count, and then the eye roll when you suggest fruit. Today it was my turn with a t... Read more

  • DONE

    8/27/2014 11:00:28 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I think I am done with my going out on school nights, haha. I went out for a friend's birthday last night and have been out socially every night... Read more

  • Why on earth would I think they would fit?

    8/26/2014 11:32:01 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Sometimes we just need to give our heads a shake. I need to attend an event today, I need to be dressed. Since I have been losing weight... Read more

  • BLAH!

    8/26/2014 9:36:39 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I told myself that I was going to do more social things during the week. I went out Thursday, Sunday, and Monday this week. I guess I met that ... Read more


    8/25/2014 9:44:18 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I am very tired today. I got plenty of sleep last night but I think it is from the food excesses this weekend and lack of exercise. I am suppos... Read more

  • LAY Z

    8/24/2014 4:23:55 PM, by TODDERICKV

    This heat has been taking a lot out of me. I have not felt like working out since Thursday. I got some new workout DVD's Friday that I am lookin... Read more


    8/23/2014 1:41:44 PM, by TODDERICKV

    It is a scorcher today! I am trying to put off going to afternoon party but I really want to see my friends before they go off on their year lon... Read more


    8/22/2014 4:23:35 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I am so ready for the weekend. Looking forward to fun times with friends. I am not a fan of this heat though. I am trying to get motivated to do ... Read more

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