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  • Well this is not what I expected

    12/10/2017 10:53:10 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    It's been a week, in the sense that I wish it hadn't gone the way that it did mostly. Thursday we had tickets to go see Trans Siberian Orche... Read more

  • A Gift

    12/6/2017 8:13:06 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    It's that gift giving time of year. I'm one who loves to give to people. For instance, when I stopped at Dunkin Donuts Saturday on my way home ... Read more

  • Day 6

    12/3/2017 8:26:32 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Friday I managed 4 hours out of 10, which is becoming my average. Yesterday, I only managed to hit 2 hours. I admit it, I was lazy yesterday mo... Read more

  • Challenge Day 4

    12/1/2017 8:39:34 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I didn't get to write a blog for Day 3, as I hit the ground writing yesterday (I can't even say running). I'll explain later. When I checke... Read more

  • Challenge Day 2

    11/29/2017 7:52:28 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Yesterday I hit 250 steps only 3 hours out of the 10 hours I have it set up for on my Fitbit. For some reason I just don't feel the reminder vib... Read more

  • Challenge

    11/28/2017 8:24:29 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Goodness knows I have enough emotional challenges in my life right now....hubby out of work and now my daughter's boyfriend (who lives with us) i... Read more

  • The Ring of Fire

    11/22/2017 9:37:04 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I've been having a country music kind of day for the last couple of days. Right now I am listening to Home Free's version of Ring of Fire origin... Read more

  • Have I mentioned?

    11/10/2017 6:57:16 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I have a piece of exercise equipment in my house. I honestly do! It's a Gazelle, and let me tell you, it looks way easy but holy moly is it a w... Read more

  • Every little thing I do is magic

    11/9/2017 9:36:11 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    It's been a whirlwind few weeks. Aside from a viral asthma attack that is still lingering (got to love allergy induced asthma), I made my annual... Read more

  • Progress is progress

    10/24/2017 8:20:04 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    So last night I changed into comfy clothes so I could get down to the business of sewing. I had a project I needed to finish before my trip to O... Read more

  • The Big WHY?

    10/19/2017 9:55:13 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    Why, do I want to get in shape? Why, do I want to eat better? Why, why, why! Ok, if I really think about it, I never really thought of the r... Read more

  • Back after all that pain!

    10/18/2017 12:09:34 PM, by JUST_TERE

    After 11 surgical procedures - three on leg, eight on foot/ankle, I lost 20 pounds. Now that my appetite is back, I want to keep from gaining it ... Read more

  • Learning as I go

    10/18/2017 10:24:36 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    For 23 years I have had an issue with my left ankle and foot swelling. It's not painful, but it does make shoes difficult to wear at times. I c... Read more

  • Keep on moving

    10/16/2017 3:28:39 PM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    So much has happened since May. My previous job stress is no more, simply because I was laid off in August. Don't worry about me. I land... Read more

  • Pep Talk-Positive Declarations

    10/9/2017 9:15:57 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    Every morning I read, out loud positive declarations on different areas of my life. You might say I giving myself a pep talk. Some of the areas I... Read more

  • If At First...

    10/5/2017 12:35:39 AM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Well, that time sure went fast! Not sure where the summer went, but here it is already October! Hard to believe I've been a member of SparkPeop... Read more

  • Day 2 of the New Streak

    9/25/2017 5:53:38 PM, by DONDAIN

    Got up today and took the dogs to the vet for their annual checkup and shots. They did great and are healthy. Harley Quinn even lost some weight ... Read more

  • Alas The Streak Has Ended

    9/24/2017 8:26:43 PM, by DONDAIN

    I made it to 91 days of logging in. I was sick yesterday and did not do much of anything, I forgot to log in. Today is the first day of a new str... Read more

  • So Far Going Forward

    9/24/2017 10:25:48 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    Well I haven't quit. I finished the 21-Day New Member Challenge, so I am going to look for another one or more to go for. I'm moving forward a... Read more

  • NOT back to where I was (yet), but also not where I used to be!

    9/20/2017 2:43:12 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Duane's dad, Harold, who turned 89 on Monday, is visiting us from Iowa right now. In February, he lost his second wife after a very short illness... Read more

  • day 83

    9/14/2017 8:35:03 PM, by DONDAIN

    Almost 3 months straight. I'm dealing with some things right now so I may not be on here for any length of time. I want to keep my streak alive b... Read more

  • Okay--Trying Weight Watchers AGAIN!

    9/11/2017 12:34:39 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    So, my starting over on my own didn't work out so well. Now I'm up to 186.8. That hard work of August is out the window, I regained the 5 lbs. I ... Read more

  • Day 79

    9/10/2017 1:54:09 PM, by DONDAIN

    I know it has been about a month since I posted anything but the streak is still alive. I have 79 Days of logging in to Spark People. Some of tho... Read more

  • Not sure what to say

    9/2/2017 2:15:02 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I see my life as very boring and I'm now 60 which is not helping and I am so disappointed that I did not reach my target of 11st or less by this ... Read more

  • A Look In The Mirror and Starting Over AGAIN -- Day ONE!!

    8/31/2017 12:56:04 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Yesterday when I woke up, I walked into my bathroom and looked in the mirror. I saw an old woman. A woman, that I felt in that moment, would look... Read more

  • Day Ten--Back on Track!!

    8/24/2017 1:43:40 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Every day on track is a victory. I'm not perfect--far from it--but dedicated to staying as true as possible to the WW plan and cutting out most o... Read more

  • Day Eight and Nine--Back on Track

    8/23/2017 11:33:21 AM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I guess I've fallen down on my commitment to blog daily for 30 days. The days go by so quickly and before I know it, it's bedtime and I haven't b... Read more

  • Day Six and Seven--Back on Track

    8/21/2017 8:29:26 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Too lazy to write yesterday, there wasn't much to write about, other than the scale dipping down to 180.8. Made the goal of being in the 170's be... Read more

  • Life has been awful

    8/20/2017 12:29:01 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Sorry not been here for a while but life has thrown quite a lot at me recently, we had a 5 day break in W but Michael's mood was not good and he... Read more

  • Day Five--Back on Track

    8/19/2017 1:32:33 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I'm still plugging away here. Yesterday for lunch I had a cheese steak at a local Mexican restaurant, without the bread. I didn't eat any of the ... Read more

  • Day Four--Back on Track

    8/18/2017 3:07:13 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Just heard that BobcatGirl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myp
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  • Day Three--Back on Track

    8/17/2017 3:54:26 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Still hanging in there. No snacking, or only one or two, and just good healthy stuff, nothing like the crackers and cookies I was sneaking. Yeste... Read more

  • Day Two--Back on Track

    8/16/2017 2:02:58 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Maybe if I blog every day I can stay on track. Right now, right here, I am committing to blogging daily for the next 30 days. Last summer, Barb ... Read more

  • One Day Back on Track!

    8/15/2017 2:28:17 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I made it through Monday, and didn't over-eat. GO ME!! I am so proud of myself. After three months of following WW carefully, rarely going over m... Read more

  • day 52/14

    8/14/2017 4:22:20 PM, by DONDAIN

    Personal Best streak for days logging in to Spark People. I did it. There were a couple of days during this time that I was really tired and did... Read more

  • Family

    8/14/2017 3:05:24 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    If you've read any of my blogs over the past seven plus years, you know how much I love my family. They are the most important thing in my life,... Read more

  • day 51/13

    8/13/2017 11:29:00 PM, by DONDAIN

    Today has been a great day. It is one of my dogs 9th birthday. We found him in my mom's front yard 8 years ago. The vet said he was about a year ... Read more

  • day 50/12

    8/12/2017 10:22:28 AM, by DONDAIN

    So, Taylor Swift's song "You Belong With Me" came on the radio the other day and it got me thinking about things. On how growing up so much empha... Read more

  • day 49/11

    8/11/2017 8:56:38 PM, by DONDAIN

    Still here. Did not have a chance to get on before work. I am tired but I got on anyway. Logged in and over 100 pt. Goal of 50.... Read more

  • I Slipped....But Back on Track Now

    8/10/2017 2:49:08 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I was so proud of resisting temptation all weekend, first the wedding brunch/reception pastries, then the multitude of bowls full of chips and sa... Read more

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