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  • Good things Are there to see!

    12/28/2014 10:27:45 AM, by GOODNITE2

    I just have to look, ex. I got through the holidays and still sane. Still healthy and well. I didn't gain more weight. Had a good Christmas. Looking forward to 2015.... Read more

  • Join us in the new BLC Challenge starting very soon!

    12/28/2014 12:28:58 AM, by NINETOZE

    The Biggest Loser Challenge (also known as the BLC) is a 12 week challenge that was INSPIRED by, but not based on the TV show of the same name. We have been around for 8+ years encouraging HEALTHY weight loss and fitness by helping you on your journey towards your goals. What is it YOU need to... Read more

  • Can't never could!

    12/27/2014 5:31:47 PM, by GOODNITE2

    I can live a great life, believe it.... Read more

  • Love and be loved

    12/27/2014 3:54:54 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    ' Seize the moments of happiness , love and be loved. !!!! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here." Leo Tolstoy What are you concentrating on today .!!! Are you obsessing on the fact that you didn't lose weight , or that you are... Read more

  • Time Control

    12/26/2014 12:39:23 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    If you can gain control over 60 percent of the time in your life, you are really successful." Rod Steiger Wondering how to be more successful at gaining control of your weight? Easy gain more control of your time.. Some easy ways to control your time better put up a do not disturb sign . T... Read more

  • December 25 - MERRY, MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

    12/25/2014 12:46:06 PM, by JUDITH1654

    WISHING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A VERY SAFE AND MEMORABLE HOLIDAY SEASON!!! ... Read more

  • All is Well

    12/25/2014 8:44:00 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " All is well, practice kindness, Heaven is nigh." Jack Kerouac Merry Christmas!!!! I am wishing all my family and friends a Happy Healthy Peaceful year. Hugs, Happiness and Healthy Living... Read more

  • Be a Light to all your meet

    12/24/2014 12:02:46 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Don't worry about the darkness --- turn on the light and the darkness automatically goes ." David Lynch Today while your lighting your Christmas trees, or lighting the candles on your table ,remember to be a light . Be light and merry today and always . Let the Christmas spirit light y... Read more

  • Believe in the Magic

    12/23/2014 2:07:29 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Believe it is possible to solve your problem, Tremendous things happen to the believer . Believe the answer will come . It will ." Norman Vincent Peale The Grinch had a hold of me big time for a while . I am sure we all have felt his touch this holiday season, We miss the ones not here . We... Read more

  • Growing Spiritually

    12/22/2014 8:56:53 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    ' You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you , none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul." Vivekananda A easier way to grow smaller is grow bigger spiritually. If you only learn to love yourself and treat yourself right , you will grow in power, a... Read more

  • Get in the Game

    12/21/2014 3:24:27 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If you want to play a game, go to where it's played and find a way to get in. Things happen when you get in the game." Chris Matthews How many times have you said I want to .... and that is as far as it went. Take a step that's all it takes. one step moves you closer to success. ... Read more

  • Ask away

    12/20/2014 4:00:31 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If you don't know what it is , don't mess with it" Fats Waller Ever try to do something without following the instructions. They are there for a reason. Before you begin any exercise routine , ask your doctor first if it is safe for you . He might have better ideas as to what would be ... Read more

  • December 19 - Merry Christmas!!!

    12/19/2014 11:51:28 AM, by JUDITH1654

    People say things don't last but my stove top of 37 1/2 years finally bit the dust! LOL Actually, it was just the front burner, which can easily be replaced. The large back burner hasn't worked in over ten years but we didn't really use it much anyway. Odd how the one seldom used quit working YE... Read more

  • Never mind where you came from

    12/19/2014 9:32:49 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " When you see a snake never mind where he came from." William Gurney Benham When You see a snake or other dangerous creature , do you stand around and say Gee, I wonder where he came from? Or do you just run and hide and save yourself from serious harm. ? Well then why do you keep reliv... Read more

  • Photo booth Pic's from Armadillo Christmas Bazaar!

    12/18/2014 11:09:56 PM, by NINETOZE

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  • Failing with Pride

    12/18/2014 4:27:05 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Learn to fail with pride---and do so fast and cleanly. Maximize trial and error --- by mastering the error part. " Nassim Nichols Taleb When I first started my job 35 years ago I used to cry when I made an error and it would bother me for weeks . It took me a lot of errors to get to where I ... Read more

  • Close your eyes

    12/17/2014 9:01:35 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " You're the only one who's closing your eyes at night. There's no one else who can do it for you.' James Caan It always comes down to you . What kind of life you are leading , Where do you want the journey to take you? Whether you are peaceful and succeeding. Many of us have a har... Read more

  • Jawbone users!

    12/17/2014 8:10:49 AM, by WYO_CASEY

    no, not the one on your head! The bracelet one! Anybody have it and want to be teammates for motivation? I got it two days ago and am loving it so far!... Read more

  • Never go out and meet trouble

    12/16/2014 6:43:12 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Never go out and meet trouble . If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it for you. " Calvin Coolidge Why do you want to meet trouble? Why would you ever want to sit around idle waiting ? For what ? The fat to settle in new places , your circulation to slow ,... Read more

  • Be the ruler of your life

    12/15/2014 4:02:22 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The first and final thing you have to do in this world ,is to last in it, and not be smashed by it." Ernest Hemingway There are two types of people in the world the ones that rule their lives, and the ones that let the world rule them. Let me be clear I am not talking about breaking the law... Read more

  • Lose weight or buy pants.

    12/15/2014 1:51:51 PM, by WYO_CASEY

    It has come to this...I have one good pair of pants in this size left. I either have to buy more or lose weight. I hate clothes shopping. All motivational comments appreciated!... Read more

  • Celebrate your life

    12/14/2014 3:29:43 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " I've learned the glories of laughter. Don't take things too seriously. Celebrate Life." Luis Haza I hope today finds you well . I have a habit of sometimes taking things too seriously and ruining all the fun . But I am working on that . I do know how to celebrate life though and part of that ... Read more

  • 167.00 Yay!!

    12/13/2014 12:24:22 PM, by IMAGIRL2

    Now, I don't know if this is accurate because my weight always fluctuates!!! Saturday, yay, but I work, but yay $$. Hopefully tree tonight because I will be busy with seasonal job. ... Read more

  • Run after your bliss

    12/13/2014 4:30:40 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " When Joseph Campbell said to follow your bliss, I'm sure he meant : Don't walk after it but run . So be prepared to sweat." Tom Freston If you do one thing today ,please go out and find some happiness . Go out and meet some friends and spend some time in laughter, and love . Or maybe jus... Read more

  • Fun for Family

    12/12/2014 4:28:50 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Nothing in life is " Fun for the whole family." Jerry Seinfeld My mini me , doppelganger daughter is coming home for college today for a months stay . It gives me great joy to have the whole family together again, Okay , not all Joy , Lol , yes but mostly joy. The car Oly... Read more

  • I MISS Running

    12/12/2014 1:58:59 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    I cannot believe how much I miss being able to run. It's taken me twenty-odd years to make such a statement, but my recent ankle sprain has me chomping at the bit to heal and return. I haven't even ventured to power-walk but have relied on strength training to provide the bulk of my fitness minutes... Read more

  • Christmas party Mafia Style

    12/11/2014 11:45:17 AM, by NINETOZE

    Invite - I cropped it to cut off the address.... We had our holiday party for work last night. It was fun! Almost everyone dressed in the time period. Here’s a couple pictures of Andy & I. Looking forward to some of the other ... Read more

  • I have an idea

    12/11/2014 4:24:21 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If you have an idea that's good. If you also have an idea as to how to work it out , that's better. " Henry Ford Many people have an idea , they want to lose weight . They want to exercise and eat healthy and that's about as far as they take it . Then ... Read more

  • No Thank You

    12/10/2014 4:10:11 PM, by KTTAYLOR21

    My Husband and I spent our evening getting 2 years of taxes redone so we didn't finish until 10:37 PM to be exact. He mentioned how we didn't even have a chance to have dinner and how he really wanted to go to Olive Garden. Well I am ecstatic that we missed that opportunity because I really did not ... Read more

  • Look out for number one

    12/10/2014 4:21:48 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Always look out for Number One, and be careful not to step in number two. " Rodney Dangerfield Take care of you Do the best for you Be You Drink water , eat healthy , sleep well and move that body . You come first . Love yourself . Realize your worth . ... Read more

  • December 9 - Hours

    12/9/2014 9:35:16 PM, by JUDITH1654

    Work called me today to tell me they were cancelling my hours for Thursday. That's fine. As long as I can maintain my 32 hours average to qualify for insurance next spring, that's all I care about. I can always add some vacation hours if need be. Besides, with my daughter and grandson comi... Read more

  • Just Laugh

    12/9/2014 4:21:47 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The best ideas come as jokes .Make your thinking as funny as possible . " David Ogilfy When we exercise we never look or feel our best. There is sweat and grimacing . Unexpected body noises , or leakage. There is falling and failing to name a few . Do it anyway. Your friend says let's... Read more

  • No worries

    12/8/2014 4:22:22 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " There is no conclusive evidence of life after death .But there is no evidence of any sort against it. Soon enough you will know .So why fret about it.? Lazarus Long Stop fretting and worrying about things . Stay in the present Do your Best. Be kind , Love others , be a Doer , be a Fighter fo... Read more

  • Fear is not an option

    12/7/2014 6:51:36 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " In whatever you are doing, failure is an option. But fear is not." James Cameron A lot of people are afraid what will happen if the try to lose weight and fail . What will happen if they don't lose the weight they want to . Maybe they should be more afraid of what won't happen if they d... Read more

  • 170.00 (Not too bad) :/

    12/6/2014 1:10:33 PM, by IMAGIRL2

    Ok, so I weighed-in at 170.00, which is only 2 lbs. up from where I had weighed before the 50th Anniversary!! I actually started exercising on Thursday, December 3rd, only 3 days into month, with the music from DJ AJ!!! I started out slow but didn't stop, I kept moving. My goal was 15 minutes but ... Read more

  • Solve your problems ( tough love blog)

    12/6/2014 12:26:05 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to a believer . Believe the answer will come. It will." Norman Vincent Peale You have to believe that you can lose weight . You have to believe that you can get healthy . That you can be happy. Sparkpeople is an awesome ... Read more

  • The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of The Feet

    12/6/2014 12:11:54 PM, by BDJOHNSON

    I ran this morning and logged in 3.32 miles in 38:19 but managed to wrench my left ankle on an uneven sidewalk in the neighborhood. Grrrr!!! I've been icing it and keeping it elevated. I have a race in one week and want to be able to finish it. We'll see how the healing process goes this week. ... Read more

  • Fly

    12/5/2014 4:23:17 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " You were born with wings .Why prefer to crawl through life?" Rumi Let's get out there and really live our lives. Let's do the things we want to do . Let's see the things we want to see. Exercise your body every day so it stays limber and takes you where you need to go. It can lessen ... Read more

  • Why can't I stick with it!

    12/4/2014 3:55:40 PM, by GOODNITE2

    oh wait, apparently I am sticking with the plan, unfortunately it's the plan that keeps me overweight. Ugh, I have made positive changes in other areas and this is just one more area I can make changes. I do feel good and don't smoke or drink alcohol so those are past obstacles that have been gone f... Read more

  • Believe In You

    12/4/2014 4:10:45 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " When an old and distinguished person speaks to you , listen to him carefully and with respect---but do not believe him . Never put your trust into anything but your own intellect. Your elder, no matter whether he has grey hair or has lost his hair, no matter if he is a Nobel laureate---may be wr... Read more

  • Keep to the middle

    12/3/2014 4:20:31 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    "1 Carefully observe one's self and one's situation, carefully observe others , and carefully observe one's environment, 2. Seize the initiative in whatever you undertake 3. Consider fully , act decisively 4 Know when to stop 5 Keep to the middle Jigoro Kano Trying... Read more

  • Dream Land

    12/2/2014 4:24:02 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " My daddy said," When the sun comes up , boy, you get up. When the sun go down dammit, you go down." Al Green The easiest way to lose weight is to sleep . If you get good sleep consistently then it is a lot easier to lose weight . A few quick tips . It's winter your feet will be... Read more

  • December 2

    12/2/2014 1:21:36 AM, by JUDITH1654

    I survived Black Friday, but as a neighbor of mine is fond of saying, "my tired is hanging out". It's going to take a few days to completely get caught up on sleep/rest. Working twelve to thirteen hours straight is hard on an old lady! LOL ... Read more

  • I have a problem

    12/1/2014 3:54:05 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Your problems never cease they just change." Phil Jackson I have a problem . Don't we all ? If you are waiting for all your problems to go away before you are happy , you are in so much trouble. They never go away. Oh yeah today's problem will leave but it's followed by tomorrow's and the da... Read more

  • Only 300 Minutes Left!

    11/30/2014 1:26:10 PM, by BDJOHNSON

    I have only 300 minutes left to meet my annual goal of 12,000 fitness minutes. Perhaps I can make it to 13,000 for the year with a little extra effort during the last month. We'll see how it goes. I'm enjoying my last day of holiday by baking gingerbread men and decorating my house for Christmas w... Read more

  • Stop Digging and Start Climbing

    11/30/2014 8:56:14 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The first rule of holes: When you're in one stop digging." Molly Ivins Okay we all ate horribly on Thanksgiving , well for the most part. Who is still on a downward spiral because of it. ? Stop digging yourself deeper and start climbing towards a happier tomorrow . Confession I ove... Read more

  • 27 Days Till Christmas...

    11/29/2014 1:12:52 PM, by IMAGIRL2

    Yay, I am glad Thanksgiving was success and now it is over! Yes, I ate. No, I have not gotten back on track, but that needs to be done!! I will make lots of soups until Christmas, which are not as heavy!! Haha!!! ... Read more

  • Working on Patience has many Rewards

    11/29/2014 7:34:36 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    "Don't anticipate life; meet it .When you try to anticipate , you're being an idiot, because nobody's got the brain to outwit nature. . I'm talking here about patience, about believing in yourself. I'm talking here about having courage to wait. You will get what you deserve." Rod Steiger I know... Read more

  • Finding a Better Way

    11/28/2014 6:43:47 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " There is a way to do it better---find it. " Thomas A. Edison Lately I've been really tired . Work stress , home stress , financial stress all converged to a mega storm. I was doing some hard core workouts and my body was rebelling big time. Not sleeping well , perimenopause , and not eatin... Read more