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  • A good today for a great tomorrow

    3/3/2015 2:38:06 AM, by CHELSITEMPLER

    Today was a very long day, but it was so fun! I took my kiddo to the park and we walked around the paths for a good two hours, well I walked and she was being pushed/pulled on her little times car. My husband tired rope around the top to make it easier on my back. I can now pull her along with me i... Read more

  • Men .... and comic relief =)

    3/2/2015 5:54:52 PM, by ERIN_POSCH

    Are you familiar with the commercial where the woman is saying her husband is still in trouble because he went out for milk and came home with a puppy? I have a hubby like that. He went to the store for 2 items and 2 price checks . He came home bubbling over with self-praise about all the money he ... Read more

  • March happy gratitudes

    3/2/2015 3:31:55 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    And I'm starting out the season with happy toes: Lots of stuff going on, but I wanted to share some of my list of gratitudes 1. My mother will be 85 years old this month and we will be celebrating! I am so thankful to have a good relationship with her and my sister. We lost... Read more

  • Back after an absence of almost 7 years!

    2/23/2015 4:26:07 PM, by MSDEZANN

    Yep...I'm back. I'm healthier than I have been in a while...but it's taken a while to get there. And it sucked!!! I went from 197 back up to 272...I believe that was my highest ever!!! 198 Been back on track for almost 6 months now...eating healthy food and working out at least 5 days a week. ... Read more

  • Denial Ė Not a River in Egypt!

    2/20/2015 4:33:38 PM, by WHITNEYTEACHER

    Well, Iím still here, and still trying to get back into a regular weight-loss routine. Unfortunately Iím still not having much luck. I think frustration is getting the better of me. There are a few things Iíve figured out thoughÖ Itís definitely easier to gain we... Read more

  • Shift Happens!

    2/18/2015 1:40:25 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Change happens when you become more aware of where you are on your path and you take responsibility for your life. Taking one step at a time toward change, you transform your world .... thatís when shift happens! ~ Sherri Bishop ... Read more

  • Emergen-C & Yogurt Guilt-free Healthy Treat

    2/15/2015 7:21:10 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    I don't know if there's anything "unhealthy" with the Emergen-C (1000mg C) packets but I've been using them for years and really like 'em. Lately, rather than dissolving a packet in a whole glass of water and drinking it, I've been stirring a packet in about 1/4 cup of water then mixing i... Read more

  • Ok..back at it!

    2/13/2015 12:51:53 PM, by FIT4MEIN2013

    Yeah. I knew it. When I was sick, I couldn't taste anything and I kept eating to satisfy my appetite instead of my hunger. I knew it was wrong, but I did it anyway. And gained 5 pounds. Then I flew to Chicago. By myself. For a weekend. I ate because I was alone and I rarely eat 'that' kin... Read more

  • Trying NOT to be discourged

    2/11/2015 4:37:56 PM, by 14BLESSED1

    I've been trying hard to keep within my daily calorie guidelines. Yet today I took a peek at my weight and it seems I have gained over a pound. I did exceed my guidelines the last two days by a couple of hundred calories but still I had burned a few calories just by moving daily. I just have to ... Read more

  • My latest interview

    2/11/2015 2:02:13 PM, by FIT4MEIN2013

    Here is the latest article written... www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.
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    om_an_eternal_optimist I am also working on putting together a weightloss group for our area. It will focus heavily on Sparkpeople, but I will work with individuals on setting up their own we... Read more

  • Calories burned link for DIY workouts at home

    2/9/2015 2:28:04 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Sometimes we just don't feel like going to the gym to workout. Sometimes we just don't have time cos we're too busy doing 'life' stuff. Well, here's a link to help calculate how many calories we're burning going about our routine stuff like shopping, and housework, et... Read more

  • Day 7 - My new plan

    2/7/2015 2:51:54 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    I don't depend upon the scale for my daily inspiration . . . however, it is great to see the scale reading 3.9 pounds less than one week ago!!! But I know that it could be up tomorrow . . . depending on salt intake/water retention, and a host of other things. The one thing that really makes ... Read more

  • Be happy

    2/3/2015 2:22:48 PM, by FIT4MEIN2013

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  • Day 3 - Diamonds are a girl's best friend

    2/3/2015 1:04:07 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Had a great day yesterday. Planned ahead for lunch (every other month I meet for an alumni lunch at a pizza parlor). Visited with mom and sister for a couple hours afterwards. Got on the elliptical as soon as I got home. I am feeling really good about the potential for the Online Mind... Read more

  • My New Plan

    2/1/2015 11:14:28 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    This morning my scales landed on the number that is at the very top of my 'tolerance range' for maintenance. It stops now! Here are the new daily goals I've set: #1 Elliptical, every day #2 Stretch, Yoga or Qi Gong every day #3 Control portion size ... Read more