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  • Take 2!

    8/30/2016 9:13:31 PM, by TAZ675

    Just the other day I did one of those silly FB things, what's my 80's theme song....Here I go Again. How appropriate! Flash back to Oct 2007 - I had quit smoking after 20+ years and had 2 months of clear lungs. Feeling better, amazing how much better one feels when one isn't poisoning themsel... Read more

  • Preview of Fall

    8/30/2016 7:55:12 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Today was a chilly morning . I needed my sweatshirt to go for a walk. Since the air was cooler and fresher I seemed to feel lighter, I also walked farther and faster 50 minutes and for some unknown reason the garbage trucks did not even anger me. I really loved my preview to fall and am so lookin... Read more

  • Motivational Monday

    8/29/2016 9:07:28 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    It's the start of a new week , It is a new beginning a chance to get it right. It's Motivational Monday what did you do today to make your life better, ? I Ate healthy today, I drank all my water . I slept eight hours giving myself a jump start on my morning. I made good choices and reje... Read more

  • From pinterest

    8/29/2016 12:11:28 PM, by PNCJMOM

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  • Still Breathing

    8/28/2016 8:16:54 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    It has been almost twenty-four hours since I hugged my son's neck to bid him "so long" for a little while. I missed his bright eyes and killer smile as hubby and I drove back home. We were quiet and contemplative but managed to laugh while listening to UB40's "Rat in Me Kitchen" on Sirius XM. I'd n... Read more

  • Close the door I'll just open a bigger better one,

    8/25/2016 9:07:40 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Today I had a two o'clock appointment at a nursing home to volunteer. I get all dressed up to make a good impression, I get there early to find the women I had an appointment with went home early, Well next door to that nursing home is another one, In fact the one my grandma stayed at and took... Read more

  • Truvia Carrot Cake

    8/25/2016 12:47:54 PM, by ELIZACG9

    I made a cake for me and, I really like it...just wanted to share with you all and, if your diabetic it is good to have a little treat sometimes..https://www.truvia.
    com/recipes/carrot-cake 291 210 35 I don't eat it all at once....... 4 . ... Read more

  • A Day of New Beginnings

    8/25/2016 6:03:34 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    My husband and I will be driving our son out to Lubbock to begin his freshman year at Texas Tech. I am happy he wants his independence, yet part of me sees he is still a kid. Oy! LORD, we depend on Your mercy and protection as we drive today and return in a couple of days after making sure all is w... Read more

  • BLESSINGS

    8/25/2016 1:11:30 AM, by JOANN25

    What a great idea to write about our blessings. Here are my 3 for today: 1. Enjoyed my great granddaughter today. We had a great day. 2. A good choir practice tonight ... we are almost ready for the new season. 3. Cooked a good meal for tonight. Trying to stop the hit and miss. 4. ... Read more

  • Shuffle things around until you get the deck you want,

    8/24/2016 9:24:25 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    The plan was to awaken early get coffee and call the unemployment office when they opened to file my new claim, I was going to do the wash then go on a long walk, I was going to call Donna back from the nursing home I want to volunteer at. Then at 9 am I was going to the job center to work on my ce... Read more

  • MADE 10484 STEPS TODAY

    8/23/2016 11:38:14 PM, by JOANN25

    I decided last night to do better planning on my meals and my activities. No. 1: Made menu for 7 days; grocery shopped today to include ingredients for these planned meals. (walking through Walmart several times doing grocery shopping. Only went over budget by $41. Will have to work on that. M... Read more

  • Beautiful Beach Day

    8/23/2016 8:28:17 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    This Sunday my daughter returns to college, It's been great having her home with me all summer this year . I really enjoyed it . To celebrate her leaving to explore her dreams at college her father and I took her to the beach . It was a beautiful day with not a cloud in the sky. We had a lo... Read more

  • Pressing Forward

    8/22/2016 9:03:27 PM, by KTTAYLOR21

    Today was arm and ab day. YEARS ago I created a binder of all the Fitness Magazine workouts. I took page protectors and cut out all the workouts and created a whole binder of great workouts. So I blew the dust off and did a great work out!! I know what it takes to get to where I want to be and I am... Read more

  • You are the spark

    8/22/2016 8:12:40 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Its been quite a long time since I've written a blog. I used to write everyday . I used to love to motivate people. To try to touch them with my writing . I tried to make their world better. So every day for years I would find a quote and write a story , or message hoping to connect , to motivate , ... Read more

  • 8/22/16

    8/22/2016 2:11:03 PM, by PNCJMOM

    My nephew and son are asleep. My son stayed home with a fever. I have the kitchen and living room cleaned and everything sorted out. I've been able to get rid of a lot items (well In basement ready for garage sale). I have homemade chicken noodle soup going on the stove. A few loads of laundry washe... Read more

  • Another Day

    8/21/2016 5:17:12 PM, by MIRACLE47

    Yes, it has been another day with the changing weather and just trying to deal with life on life terms. I do not understand why God is allowing so many terrible things to happen but just depending on him one minute at a time.... Read more

  • Is THAT Me??

    8/21/2016 5:08:45 PM, by KTTAYLOR21

    I saw myself in a video last night and was totally taken aback to what I saw. I took my son to Sky Zone and did some jumping myself. I felt HUGE!! I flipped into the foam pit and STRUGGLED to get out!! It seemed incredibly impossible. I didn't like how I felt or how I looked. I know I am in TOTAL co... Read more

  • Everyone and caloric need

    8/21/2016 8:01:10 AM, by PNCJMOM

    So when I started on this weight loss journey again I set my goal at 1200- 1500 calories a day because that's what I've been told my entire life if you want to lose weight that's your goal. I was happy with that calorie goal. I was satisfied most days. Then sp went and changed my goal. I think I was... Read more

  • Tough Day Physically but Great Workout

    8/20/2016 11:03:40 PM, by MIRACLE47

    Yes, physically my body is screaming but was able to get in some miles and mile stretching this morning.... Read more

  • Tough Day Physically but Great Workout

    8/20/2016 11:03:20 PM, by MIRACLE47

    Yes, physically my body is screaming but was able to get in some miles and mile stretching this morning.... Read more

  • Last Free Weekend

    8/20/2016 6:50:41 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    I have my classroom as ready as it will be for Monday when my new students arrive. I am feeling better after getting some goals accomplished with my room setup, meetings, and lessons written up by my new teaching partner. I still probably won't sleep too well tomorrow night because it is normal to b... Read more

  • UP AND DOWN!

    8/19/2016 10:56:24 PM, by JOANN25

    This has been a week where I have had good days and bad days. My exercise has been down for the most part. I am still eating healthy and under my apportioned calories. I contribute this partly to being depressed. I am trying to bring myself out of it but sometimes it is just really hard. Most o... Read more

  • 8/18/16

    8/18/2016 2:09:42 PM, by PNCJMOM

    My goals for today is to deep clean the house, car and give dogs a bath. Walk for 30 minutes. Have date night with one of my kids. ... Read more

  • A Summer Cold

    8/18/2016 6:32:27 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    Somehow I managed to catch a cold as I prepare for the school year and my son's departure to college. This is the week I need my energy to get tasks completed while I have "free time" instead of next week when I will have no time. LORD, give me the strength I need each day to get my list finished. I... Read more

  • Quote 2

    8/17/2016 10:35:21 AM, by PNCJMOM

    You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot in front of the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That's how I've done it. There's no other way. ~Elizabeth Taylor... Read more

  • Quote

    8/17/2016 10:32:46 AM, by PNCJMOM

    Hard times are often blessings in disguise. Let go and let life strengthen you. No matter how much it hurts, hold your head up and keep going. This is an important lesson to remember when you’re having a rough day, a bad month, or a crappy year. Truth be told, sometimes the hardest lessons to lear... Read more

  • 8/15

    8/15/2016 9:19:25 AM, by PNCJMOM

    Today isn't my official weigh in but down another lb! On my way to get today's to do list and losing the weight!... Read more

  • 8/14/16

    8/14/2016 5:01:19 PM, by PNCJMOM

    Doing extra movement like lunges while walking and leg lifts while standing at the counter etc. not sure how to track it but I know I did it!... Read more

  • New Day

    8/14/2016 1:45:23 PM, by MIRACLE47

    Yes, a new day but am physically exhausted but heat making life more miserable.... Read more

  • 8/3/16

    8/13/2016 10:17:58 AM, by PNCJMOM

    Not sure if it's accurate but I've heard it before... Read more

  • 8/11

    8/11/2016 9:08:35 PM, by PNCJMOM

    Today I expected it to be a long day. It was but I did get some walking done,ate well, and didn't stress out! ... Read more

  • YEA FOR ME....OVER 10000 STEPS TODAY

    8/10/2016 11:12:59 PM, by JOANN25

    My goal used to be 10000 steps per day. I missed more than I hit the goal and finally moved it back to 7500. Today I had a really busy day where I was moving around a lot. I was surprised about 5:00 to see my fitbit had tracked over 8,000 steps. By posting time I was at 10,893. Feel... Read more

  • PMS & Me

    8/10/2016 1:59:13 PM, by TEAWITCH

    It's a real thing. I'm incredibly bloated today. 1/2 a bag of tater tots and a line of Oreos were consumed last night. The scale reads a pound less today though.....daily weigh in is for an experiment only. I don't want to obsess over the numbers. It's not good for me.... Read more

  • Weakness

    8/9/2016 1:14:50 PM, by TEAWITCH

    Pizza rolls.....I ate the equivalent of a 40 piece bag last night. They are my weakness. I have to figure out a way to overcome the this.... Read more

  • Red Eggs and No Ham

    8/7/2016 7:55:50 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    You 're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. " Robin Williams This morning I was looking for something a little different for breakfast. I spied my leftover roasted vegetables, So I put them in a cup added some cheese and two eggs and popped it into the microwave. My dau... Read more

  • WORKING BACK UP

    8/4/2016 12:39:10 AM, by JOANN25

    I HAVE HIT A PLATEAU ON ALL CASES BUT THIS WEEK I HAVE MOVED BACK UP IN SERVERAL CATEGORIES. I LOWERED MY STEP COUNT GOAL TO 7500 FROM 10,000. TODAY I MADE 10000 AND DIDN'T EVEN REALIZE THAT I WAS MOVING AROUND THAT MUCH. JUST TO NOTE THAT IT CAN BE DONE. I AM STILL EATING HEALTHIER...A... Read more

  • Cooling it to get fit

    8/3/2016 8:29:52 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a a broken winged bird That cannot fly. " Langston Hughes Today after a 10 day heat wave it was seasonably cooler this morning . I walked faster and farther. Even got to wear my sweat shirt . I was grateful and loving it, It was easier to breathe... Read more

  • Be Moved

    8/1/2016 8:59:41 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble , to live.' Auguste Rodin Today was Monday a favorite day of mine . There are all my favorite, Today was a new start and a beginning of a new month. Today I started the day off with a cold brewed black coffee and a peanut butt... Read more