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  • About That Time!

    10/8/2015 6:26:20 PM, by SWEETPEA20121

    I'm planning another hiking trip! I discovered hiking earlier this year. We always enjoyed going camping. We were at a park where there wasn't much to do, but there was several, small hiking trails. So, we went for it. It was great! It was definitely a work out. It was also outside in nature w... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    10/8/2015 2:08:58 PM, by BYEPOUNDS

    Exercising better this week, I slowed down this summer and then when I had the time the excitement of exercising that I had last school year went away. So it was a new feeling to go to exercise when I was not necessarily motivated. I was ok when I was there but getting there was a real chore. ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/8/2015 11:59:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter is feeling much better and is back at school today. all the birds say hi. i am heading out shortly for a much needed long walk. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • How Lisa Prepared for Her First Half Marathon and Transformed Her Body

    10/8/2015 10:29:00 AM, by KYRAFIT

    Lisa has been an amazinggggg client. Having had another client in Ray, ND I know they don’t have really any fitness centers at their disposal so I was pleased to be able to help her get into shape when she signed up. I knew we were going to make gains, but I was taken aback by her commitment. T... Read more

  • Day #8 of my 30-Day Skinny Jeans Challenge

    10/8/2015 7:29:04 AM, by BESSHAILE

    You might call today a "rest" day though we're still advised to get in 30 minutes of cardio. I've been humping it hard this week and plan to get in another HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) session on my - na nanna boo boo - day off - tomorrow. so my 30 minutes of cardio are going to be steps... Read more

  • Attitude of Gratitude, not Fatitude

    10/8/2015 4:50:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's time to change my focus. Rather than obsessing my food intake I will be thankful for who God made me, and treat myself as God's temple. Fatitude is not my attitude Every day I work at making small and smart changes to my lifestyle. The plan is to keep type 2 diabetes in control and my... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 10/7

    10/8/2015 3:56:50 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they help me guage myself. 2. naps, because apparently i need a lot right now. 3. pastor, because he is quietly persistent. 4. getting to the gym, because i need it. 5. making the call, because it was good. 6. getting my kombucha done, because it was needed. 7. gett... Read more

  • Doing better; still need a few more days of lighter exercise

    10/8/2015 2:46:11 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    that's pretty much the scenario here! We have our sun back but it is cooler in the evenings and early mornings. Internet is acting much more proper, I am working on my outline for NaNoWriMo while I am on a bit of a lock down but it makes me happy. So we know who is playing one anoth... Read more

  • Day 148

    10/7/2015 10:59:01 PM, by LEIGH_AUDRA

    I walked for an hour. I came within limits on everything. Did very well today.... Read more

  • Wednesday night

    10/7/2015 10:36:13 PM, by TERRI289

    I love my active lifestyle...although I am in the shower a lot! Today taught Zumba Gold, did the elliptical and the treadmill, all in the morning. Then I did some errands, had my college class, and came home. I fit in a mini nap before my Boot camp fusion class tonight. Hoping to do a before and af... Read more

  • checking in - october 2015

    10/7/2015 9:41:30 PM, by PJH2028

    i love october best weather, light, smells, new notebooks pumpkins.... I haven't turned into one...yet. My intentions and efforts to step-it-up with more time on the elliptical is being successful. I'm getting more activity time. And a higher step count. I'm still not hitting 10k ... Read more

  • One Day At A Time...

    10/7/2015 8:23:39 PM, by CATTUTT

    When I was a child, there were commercials for those Time Life collections of music, and one of them was classic country songs. One of the songs they always played a snippet of was "One Day At A Time, Sweet Jesus". For some reason that song would stick in my head like it was Gorilla glued there. ... Read more


    10/7/2015 3:15:05 PM, by TIMEHASCOME56

    First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. - Aristotle... Read more

  • It's wednesday today .....

    10/7/2015 2:56:15 PM, by GOLFLADY11

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  • Sophie's Wisdom and a Kitchen Whisperer

    10/7/2015 1:53:01 PM, by SKATER787

    About a month ago, I had a chance to meet a dear friend, Heather, whom I haven't seen for over 20 years. Her teenage daughter, Sophie, is some sort of a horse whisperer. It was wonderful to see an old friend. To me it's as close to time traveling as you can get. Before I met them, I looked up the m... Read more

  • A Letter To My Younger Self

    10/7/2015 10:43:36 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Dear young Beth, I know you think you are ugly and a monster rather than a girl. Well, you aren’t. Dear girl, you have listened to others far too long. From the babysitter who calls you “Monster child,” to the kids at school, and even your own family, everyone else tells you who you are. ... Read more

  • Scheduling Free Time

    10/7/2015 10:14:11 AM, by INARI_FOX

    I wrote my last post in a hurry and I didn't realize how judgmental it sounded. Though it is true that I'm working on staying on track with my goals through the weekends despite my boyfriend's opposing goals, I didn't mean to make it sound as if he were some sort of evil mastermind with *intent* to ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/7/2015 9:09:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    a lovely day here today. my daughter has a slight cold and is taking it easy this week. she was off school yesterday and decided she wanted to go back to school this morning. all the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Day #7 of my 30-Day Skinny Jeans Challenge

    10/7/2015 7:14:28 AM, by BESSHAILE

    TheBrains want me to tell you that they loved the day #6 challenge 18 We really do! ahem - a 10 minute kickboxing cardio fat blaster ... or something like that - it was all knee lifts and kicking and punching ...which I did with great care because - you know - rotator cuff. Here's a lin... Read more

  • Following my dreams

    10/7/2015 5:23:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day we have a choice on where our heart and mind will go. Will we put God first, and follow our dreams, or put worry first and follow our problems. Today I choose to fill my day with faith and love. I will follow my dreams. "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today."~Will Rogers.... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 10/5&10/6

    10/7/2015 3:28:47 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make my days. 2. a wonderful brunch, because being cared for is good. 3. finishing the book, because it was time. 4. rest, because it was needed. 5. the service portion being done, because it's one thing down. 6. auto start working again, because it's getting col... Read more

  • Tuesday

    10/6/2015 11:12:45 PM, by TERRI289

    Tired..feel asleep on couch. Good day, though. good night!... Read more

  • Day 147

    10/6/2015 10:04:55 PM, by LEIGH_AUDRA

    I walked for an hour. I got my water in and did fine with everything else, but fat. I went over a bit. Otherwise I did fine.... Read more

  • Still working through my plateau

    10/6/2015 3:38:23 PM, by CYPRIANARTEMIS

    So I had a good weigh in last week, I hit a new number and this week I weighed in at exactly the same number. I was disappointed initially but I am seeing this as a success now. Instead of to going back up staying the same is progress. I am going to work on keeping my treats fewer and more mea... Read more

  • My Journey

    10/6/2015 1:59:57 PM, by BEVERLEE

    here I am again: starting over for the 1,000th time. Isn't it grand that I can start over again?... Read more

  • Loving kind of snarky

    10/6/2015 10:57:36 AM, by LEXIPEDIA79

    I want to be loving and kind. Part of me would rather be judgemental and isolated. Today the snarky side seems more powerful. I had some tests at the hospital this morning that required fasting. Hunger is fuel for the snark monster. I also tried to eat fast food without blowing my day's worth of so... Read more

  • New Member Challenge

    10/6/2015 10:36:57 AM, by JLYNN459

    Today's new member challenge was to blog about the progress I've made the last few days. I was finally able to start exercising. Today will be day three. I've done one day of yoga so far and two days of cardio and in an hour or so will have one more day of yoga and one more day of cardio completed. ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/6/2015 9:35:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    a cloudy start to the day here today. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends. all of the birds say hi. not too much planned for the day. taking it easy today. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Starting to Write My Book Again

    10/6/2015 8:19:35 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Well, after my great computer crash of 2015, my writing took a nosedive. I lost everything and it was not recoverable. I had to start over and it's going to take awhile. I will probably self publish on Amazon someday. I decided the title of the book should be "Life is Happening Now, Not 10 Poun... Read more

  • Day #6 of my 30-Day Skinny Jeans Chalenge - ooops TheBrains Chime In

    10/6/2015 7:48:42 AM, by BESSHAILE

    So Monday's are gym days. I only miss the gym if there is a bonafide reason - sick or jury duty or something like that. But it is also the day before my official Weight Watcher's weigh-in - so I seldom do strength training because the day AFTER S.T. my whole body puffs up a little. Not a lot - it's ... Read more

  • 10 Signs You are Getting Healthier Even if the Scale Doesn’t Move

    10/6/2015 6:22:07 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Sometimes the scale doesn’t budge and you wonder if you are getting any healthier on your fitness plan. Well, here are 10 signs that you are! You feel like taking on something new. That’s a great sign that you are getting healthier. It shows a heightened energy level and more active mentali... Read more

  • Yes, you can!

    10/6/2015 5:31:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    It is only when you believe that you can accomplish your goals, with God's help, that you will accomplish them!... Read more

  • Monday night

    10/5/2015 11:09:20 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a good day...two Zumba classes, and a cooperative college class. We were on the Philadelphia area college alert due to a social media alert about an incident supposed to happen at 2 pm. Fortunately, nothing happened. Bedtime is approaching. Good night! 102... Read more

  • Just a short one tonight...

    10/5/2015 10:06:36 PM, by CATTUTT

    I will keep this one short and sweet, since there isn't much to say. I didn't do anything I planned to do today. I did decide to take some sort of proactive step and go to the library and check out some books on grief. Even though losing Mammaw feels like the worst thing that has ever happened in... Read more

  • Day 145 & 146

    10/5/2015 10:03:42 PM, by LEIGH_AUDRA

    I did yesterday. I don't think I went over any on anything. I got all of my water in and I did 30 mins on the Gazelle. Today I went over in fat and sodium. We ended up having Taco bell. I did fine on everything else and got my water in. I walked for an hour.... Read more

  • Moderation is not always best....

    10/5/2015 4:01:22 PM, by JLYNN459

    One of my goals is to successfully complete all the challenges on SparkPeople. I joined the curb your sweet tooth challenge even though I gave up added sugar a year and a half ago. The first day's challenge was to take the quiz to see how much sugar was controlling my life. I got a good result but p... Read more

  • Weak on the Weekend

    10/5/2015 2:44:10 PM, by FUZZBALL1

    Friday was great, my brother and I went hiking again for several hours, It was a blast being out in nature and seeing the beauty around us. Come Saturday Sunday, there is so much to do, the push is forgotten. During the week, I am on the computer all day at work, so I often do not get on during the ... Read more

  • Weighing in on a Monday. Good idea?

    10/5/2015 1:29:58 PM, by LUCKYONE60

    Weeks of exercise classes, yoga, attempting a lifestyle change, hiking, biking, and logging it all. Weight has been coming off slowly this time and I think there are a couple of reasons for that. One is my age (55) and the other is that I tend to over eat on the weekends and consistently eat at the ... Read more

  • Why I didn't compete in my first powerlifting meet

    10/5/2015 11:34:05 AM, by KYRAFIT

    When I posted my first blog about the journey to my first powerlifting meet I had planned to compete on 9/26 in the USAPL. Well, here’s my update… About two weeks out from the meet I decided to back out. Not because I felt ill prepared in my training – I wanted to just try it.. I ... Read more

  • I Reached Somebody!

    10/5/2015 9:59:44 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Wow, googled myself today and found out that me and my pen name reach out all over the place. I found myself on SallySquires, TheWeighWeWere, and other sites including some medical sites that had republished my blogs,... personal blogs talking about me... kind of all over the place. It was kind of ... Read more

  • RAIN

    10/5/2015 9:45:20 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    We have it this morning and periods of it yesterday, more, more, more! I'm feeling better now and i am going to work for my 70K over these next 6 days! If i make it fine, if not I worked to get there and will be pleased with what I will have accomplished. This morning I will do walking videos, ... Read more

  • a cloudy cool day

    10/5/2015 9:02:28 AM, by MOMMY445

    a cloudy day here today,with some rain this morning and some this afternoon. that is okay with me and with my daughter. she say hi to all of mommy's friends. all of the birds say hi. back to looking for work and working on my online courses today. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Important to check in.

    10/5/2015 7:54:11 AM, by LORNALARSON1

    Feeling anxious but have my food planned out for the day, so at least that helps. More later. So today was chaos. Papers everywhere. Scrambling around. I can't live in this kind of anxiety. It's just too much. So, tomorrow I am meeting with my financial advisor. I will tell her honestly ... Read more

  • Day #5 of my 30-Day Skinny Jean Challenge

    10/5/2015 7:04:40 AM, by BESSHAILE

    Whoa - here it is Monday already - and I peeked into what's in store for today. ABS. Pilates moves for abs. I read about Pilates years ago - as in the '90's - and bought a book of Pilates exercises. I never tried them - though I did read the book. Truth? They sounded too hard. Fast f... Read more

  • Fall Foliage and hiking

    10/5/2015 5:23:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    Fall foliage hiking is beautiful and peaceful. Yesterday I enjoyed a 2 hour hike through Fox Forest. It was a time for my husband to readjust to having sight in one eye completely, and one eye partially. It was not an easy hike, but it was an important one. Better days are coming! ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 10/4

    10/5/2015 2:17:17 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they fight over me. 2. getting call, because i needed it. 3. making the meeting, because it was good. 4. making lunch, because it was nice. 5. getting to the gym, because it was time. 6. sitting in the sauna, because it felt good. 7. walks, because it was overdue. ... Read more

  • Good Sunday

    10/4/2015 10:01:31 PM, by TERRI289

    Zumba, shopping for food, and cleaning. Paperwork for the college and making lasgna. All done after a good night's sleep..yay for a straight seven hours. No kitty in the bedroom, I'm afraid. Have a great week! 381 ... Read more


    10/4/2015 9:54:01 PM, by CATTUTT

    This is the THIRD TIME I am trying to type this entry. I hate the new blogging thing! It keeps disappearing on me for some reason when I'm almost done with a post. I usually don't complain about website changes but this one is driving me mad. SO the summary is -- Went to the Renaissance Fa... Read more

  • ROCKtober

    10/4/2015 5:27:41 PM, by KELLIEBEAN

    I'm coming to terms with the fact that summer is gone and October is here. 24 I like fall, I really do. I just wish there was more sunlight hours. Overcast days are great days though for running. Last Monday, I met my running group for a run along a local tree-lined path. Work was tiring and... Read more

  • Dysfunctional Workplace (bullying, scandal)

    10/4/2015 4:24:20 PM, by SAMZA83

    Hello everyone. It’s been a long, long time since I’ve logged into Sparkpeople---let alone posted a blog. When thought of titles for this entry and the reasons why it’s been so long it became clear how difficult this would be to write. “Bullying, Scandal and Cancer.” “Working fo... Read more

  • Texas - it's a big place!

    10/4/2015 12:20:13 PM, by BBLUNDON

    Hi sparklers .. I went to Texas (Austin) last week for a work conference and happily added a couple of extra days on to see the area - having never been there - and DH came along. What did I get to see? 1. San Antonio - The Alamo - It's pretty old and big right? It has a wond... Read more

  • Figuring out the pages again.

    10/4/2015 11:24:10 AM, by LORNALARSON1

    I would like to get on SP right away and post, but am having trouble navigating somehow. Maybe I will need to watch an introduction video or something. Anyway. Had a piece of pie for breakfast. Experienced Sugar Crash. Slept on couch. Now it's almost 10:30. Need to take a shower, start lau... Read more

  • I am numb

    10/4/2015 9:37:40 AM, by MISSA526

    Shawn, my boyfriend, his mom died today of a massive aneurysm. She was 63 years old. I played care taker for everyone especially him. She was like a second mom to me. I've known her over half my life. I was there when she died. I am staying strong for Shawn. Please send prayers for his family.... Read more

  • Day #4 of my 30-Day Skinny Jeans Challenge

    10/4/2015 8:00:44 AM, by BESSHAILE

    This morning I did the 6 minute lower body workout with Coach Nicole. I don't have a good place to watch computer video clips AND workout in this house so I had to move some furniture to make this one happen. (a little more strength training?) and I also had to block off the dogs who wanted very muc... Read more

  • Sleep Entry Day #7, Exercise Review & Exercise for this week!

    10/4/2015 5:36:21 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    What time did you wake up today? 6am I woke Saturday morning! What time are you lying down to go to sleep? I went to bed at 1130 Friday! Saturday I was up from 6am-330pm. 330-440 I took a nap because ToM wipes me out tired for the first few days! I napped off and on after dinner from 7pm-11pm! ... Read more

  • New Hampshire at its peak!

    10/4/2015 5:34:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    The best time of the year to hike NH is this week. The foliage colors are beautiful, the air is crisp, and hiking is peak perfect. If you have the opportunity to get out and hike, you will not be disappointed. ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 10/3

    10/4/2015 3:58:16 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they keep me present. 2. naps, because they make things better. 3. noticing, because progress is good. 4. cute movies, because they are enjoyable. 5. making the meeting after the meeting, because it was nice. 6. making the meeting, because it was good. 7. understand... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/3/2015 10:56:02 PM, by TERRI289

    The open house wellness event went well. The tag team Zumba class was fun! And lunch with friends after was relaxing and funny!! The afternoon was so so..rainy weather, registers at Kohls going off line just when we were checking out, windy windy conditions. But there was a nap...almost fe... Read more

  • ... And We're Alright Down Here

    10/3/2015 10:41:53 PM, by IM30NOWWHAT

    Today, my son and I went for a bike ride. Every so often, he wanted to stop and hike this path or run up that hill... We spent two hours "exploring", as he calls it, and I think we've pretty much covered every mile of our town. During our ride, he turned to me and said, "You know, I just love ... Read more

  • I am numb

    10/3/2015 10:18:05 PM, by MISSA526

    Shawn, my boyfriend, his mom died today of a massive aneurysm. She was 63 years old. I played care taker for everyone especially him. She was like a second mom to me. I've known her over half my life. I was there when she died. I am staying strong for Shawn. Please send prayers for his family.... Read more

  • Day 143 & 144

    10/3/2015 10:10:18 PM, by LEIGH_AUDRA

    I did fine on Friday. I weighed in at 123 lbs. So only two more pounds to go. I walked for 90 mins. Saturday, was cheat day. I didn't do so well with water. I drank mostly tea. Not good I know. I didn't work out at all on Saturday. I spent the day cleaning. So that counts. I didn't do... Read more

  • Friends can be more valuable than you would ever imagine...

    10/3/2015 7:49:44 PM, by CATTUTT

    Since we lost Mammaw, my friends have kept me going. I have two very dear friends whom I have typed to for hours on end, just talking about whatever I felt I needed to talk about. And both of them have let me type, and then tried to comfort me when I really needed it. Then there have been all... Read more

  • A year later, and I'm back!

    10/3/2015 7:21:39 PM, by LORNALARSON1

    Weighing in at 187. 20 pounds up from last year…so…not feeling super proud right now. I'm glad to have SparkPeople. It is a really awesome thing to come back, a year later, to see where I was…what's changed, hasn't changed, etc. I'm thinking of getting a Fitbit and an Aria scale. But ... Read more

  • Terri's STS Challenge Thread Week #9: 09-27-15 thru 10-03-15

    10/3/2015 6:40:57 PM, by SMILES4383

    1 ~ Cathe TV on YouTube for week
    FAFB4D77333733 2 ~ Cathe Muscle Building Articles Can Building More Muscle Through Weight Training Help You Live Lo... Read more

  • The mysterious case of the missing blog

    10/3/2015 6:12:58 PM, by YOGADMA

    Since I stopped drinking, and sitting at home feeling sorry for myself, I have all these hours to fill! I guess that's good, right? Idle hands and all that... I am still working on the "8" week Couch to 5K. It's been about 4 months now, haha! I got sick twice in the past month and am a firm bel... Read more

  • When it rains it pours

    10/3/2015 3:31:57 PM, by MISSA526

    Where do I even begin... My Baker;s Cyst came back within a few days of it getting it drained. I saw my Rhuemotologist a little over two weeks ago and she ruled out osteoarthritis. She treated my knee pain and the Baker's Cyst with steroid injections and said if the pain comes back I need to come in... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/3/2015 12:50:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very cool, windy day here today. I'm taking it easy and so is my daughter. all of the birds say hi. have a wonderful day , everyone!... Read more

  • Sleep Entry #6! meals for next week, odds and ends~

    10/3/2015 11:45:20 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    What time did you wake up today? 6am What time are you lying down to go to sleep? I went to sleep at 1130pm What, if any, was your bedtime routine? Restroom, fan, under covers, adjust pillows, sleep! What were the last food(s) you consumed tonight? (Include type, amount, and time you ... Read more

  • Day #3 of my 30-Day Skinny Jeans Challenge

    10/3/2015 7:10:16 AM, by BESSHAILE

    Today's challenge is to fill your plate with filling foods - fiber rich, water dense, protein packed foods. I already do this pretty well - but to celebrate the deliberateness of this challenge I am going to fix a green drink for ... not breakfast, but for lunch. You probably know this as a green s... Read more

  • Sparking along, and all fired up!

    10/3/2015 5:30:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sparking along, and all fired up! Today turned cold. It never got above 48 degrees, and that meant time to start the wood stove. We do not curse the coldness, we start a warm fire, and then start cooking dinner on top of it. The house feels more home-like with the wood stove going! I am fired... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 10/2

    10/3/2015 2:53:19 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they bring me smiles even when we're not together. 2. going in, because help is good. 3. sleep, because it's been in short-supply. 4. friends, because they look after me. 5. contact, because he's still mine. 6. release, because we all need it. 7. getting stuff dropp... Read more

  • The dietician visit

    10/2/2015 11:54:28 PM, by LEXIPEDIA79

    I saw the bariatric weight loss dietician for the first time yesterday. She looked at my food log on sparkpeople. She was overall pleased with my food choices. She lowered my calorie less than 100 from my current range. Most of the things i am doing she encourages me to continue. One new thing is t... Read more

  • Finally Friday

    10/2/2015 9:59:16 PM, by TERRI289

    I am relieved that the end of the week is here..Got some work done for the college job and had a good Zumba Gold class. Tomorrow we teach a free class as part of the free Women's Health and Wellness workshops. In the afternoon I had a good time with friends at our local watering hole. I had an ... Read more

  • Grrr!

    10/2/2015 8:41:04 PM, by CATTUTT

    I had a blog entry half typed out, and then it disappeared somehow. Grrr. I'm not going to attempt to retype it all, so I"ll just hit the highlights. The main highlight is having gotten a tattoo in memory of Mammaw. I felt like it was something constructive to do with my sadness. I lov... Read more

  • Bike, Yoga, Breathe, Repeat

    10/2/2015 5:37:38 PM, by IM30NOWWHAT

    I've been running around like crazy, trying to get a thousand things done before I start work on Monday. There's a to-do list in my head about a mile long, and my sticky notes (I write reminders and to-dos on Post-Its) are starting to get out of hand. I didn't work out today, but I have ... Read more

  • Day's 1 and 2 of my 30-Day Skinny Jeans Challenge

    10/2/2015 2:52:23 PM, by BESSHAILE

    It’s Day #2 of my 30-day Skinny Jeans Challenge and right now I am 2 for 2 and feelin’ proud. But first let me tell you about Day #1 – in fact, first let me blabber about why I took up this challenge. There’s nothing like a change in the season to spark inspiration and a desire fo... Read more

  • Feeling broken.

    10/2/2015 2:43:09 PM, by SANDEROSE

    I know I'm not in the right mind set, and that's the biggest hurtle. I'm sad because I have even MORE body issues. I can honestly say I'm pretty darn disgusted by my body, flabby post baby belly and all. I'm embarrassed like never before when I'm not covered up, and I'm frustrated by the diastasi... Read more

  • Cake - Bless her heart!

    10/2/2015 1:29:00 PM, by PINKD333

    During Early Voting one of our seasonal workers brings in a cake everyday. Butter Pecan Cake, Chocolate Lasagna Cake, 2 pound cakes, this incredibly home made chocolate cake and Cherry Pineapple cobbler cake. I get that she is being nice but it is so hard to resist. I have been pretty good an... Read more

  • Is There A Set-Back Number?

    10/2/2015 9:15:24 AM, by TRAINER_T

    I feel like I am doing pretty good going through menopause. I am controlling my portions, maybe not so much my sweets but I am moving every day. I listen to a lot of motivational speakers, you know like Tony Robbins or Dave Ramsey and Suzie Orman. One thing that they all say about lif... Read more

  • Falling into Autumn

    10/2/2015 5:35:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    Fall is my favorite season with beautiful leaves and cool temperatures. Still, this year, the transition is not always smooth. I’m tired. I have some aches and some pains. My mother needs more attention, and so does my husband! I am spending Saturdays at craft fairs, and I miss my free time!... Read more

  • Sleep Journal Day #5! Then Blog entry~

    10/2/2015 4:11:35 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    What time did you wake up today? 430pm What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 1015am yesterday morning! What, if any, was your bedtime routine? The same, restroom, fan, get under covers, adjust pillows, sleep! What were the last food(s) you consumed tonight? (Include type, amoun... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 10/1

    10/2/2015 2:31:06 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me realize when i'm not taking care of me. 2. me-time, because there's never enough. 3. sleep, because it's precious. 4. facials, because they feel good. 5. pedicures, because they feel good. 6. getting my hair done, because it was time. 7. pfd, because it... Read more

  • Grief is a strange thing...

    10/2/2015 1:35:30 AM, by CATTUTT

    Last night was rough, but I managed to fall asleep after only a couple of the panic attacks that have been plaguing me since Mammaw's death. Unfortunately I slept terribly, and ended up giving up and getting up early, despite being horribly exhausted. The morning wasn't as bad as I had expecte... Read more

  • Day 142

    10/1/2015 11:40:09 PM, by LEIGH_AUDRA

    Did good today. I walked for 90 mins. I came within limits for everything. I didn't come short, and I didn't go over on anything. Tomorrow's weigh day. Hopefully I see a change. Today started week two of my monthly challenge. I now walk at least 20 minutes a day.... Read more

  • Tired Thursday

    10/1/2015 9:13:50 PM, by TERRI289

    I had a bad night's sleep...rolled over and had a massive inner thigh cramp. Woke me up and I spent the night on the couch. Figured that I should have stretched after the last exercise class.. Dimitri kitty was quite affectionate so sleep was elusive. the work day was productive but I am still ... Read more

  • October Goals & Reflecting On September

    10/1/2015 3:13:35 PM, by SUPER_CIARA

    September was another strong month for me and I accomplished a lot, lost another 5 pounds, although the holiday treats started this month: all the flavours of fall so balancing my calories was trickier when I wanted to have things like a pumpkin spice latte or a chocolatey peanut caramel apple. But ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/1/2015 12:45:21 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter and i will be out enjoying the weather once she is done school for the day. the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Oh, October! How I've Missed You!

    10/1/2015 10:23:29 AM, by IM30NOWWHAT

    Yes, yes.... I know fall officially started some 6 or 7 days ago, but to me, October always seems to say, "Fall is finally here!!!" I stepped outside today, and the weather was crisp and cool and absolutely wonderful! So, naturally, it helped me start my day off on a great note: I went for a bi... Read more

  • Sunrise!

    10/1/2015 5:27:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I can forget about yesterday. The sun is rising on a new day. Yesterday's defeats and discouragements are behind me. Newness of life and joys are beginning. The sun is rising on a new day! I have nothing to fear. It's time to walk and run towards the newness and embrace it. Th... Read more

  • Day 574: The Five-Minute Rule

    10/1/2015 4:33:09 AM, by KASEYCOFF

    No, this one isn't like "Oh, crap, I dropped it on the floor, is it okay to eat--?" Consider this: Supper's ready, I'm dishing up. Here's my dinky bit of sweet potato or brown rice or corn. It's what, half of what I would've eaten in the "old days." The devil on my left shoulder says ... Read more

  • Sleep Journal Day #4!

    10/1/2015 3:53:45 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    What time did you wake up today? 4pm What time are you lying down to go to sleep? 10am What, if any, was your bedtime routine? the same, restroom, fan, get under covers, adjust pillows, fall asleep! What were the last food(s) you consumed tonight? (Include type, amount, and time you a... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 9/30

    10/1/2015 3:32:31 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are joy-inducing. 2. naps, because they are needed. 3. getting him in, because it was time. 4. friends, because they are looking out for me. 5. text, because it's convenient. 6. relief, because it's been overdue. 7. an easy bedtime, because that's been overdue.... Read more

  • Day 141

    9/30/2015 11:18:28 PM, by LEIGH_AUDRA

    Did good today came within limits on everything. I walked for 30 mins. I had to work a longer than normal shift. So it kind of made up for it a bit.... Read more

  • Wednesday...awesome workout day!

    9/30/2015 9:37:18 PM, by TERRI289

    I started the day teaching Zumba Gold, then I took a Zumba Fitness class. Went to work at the college and later ran a few errands. After I returned home and took care of the pets, I rested for a bit. Then it was off to my Brycked Up class which is a fusion-cardio, resistance bands, yoga, dance,... Read more

  • I am home...

    9/30/2015 8:24:37 PM, by CATTUTT

    Dh and I just got here a few minutes ago. I fit enough pain and emotion into two days, to last me for a lifetime. It was such a jumble of feelings. Mammaw was gone and my heart was broken... but I hadn't seen my mom in 5+ years, and my aunt it had been even longer, so it was also a reunion. I fe... Read more

  • Continuing to push

    9/30/2015 2:59:13 PM, by FUZZBALL1

    Nothing historic to add for today, but it was nice to have a goal last night to push me to get out and do my walk. I got home and my oldest had homework he needed help on, needed to feed the family, and my wife had a hectic frustrating day, so there were things that needed to be done to help her. ... Read more

  • I cleaned off my table and now it takes longer to leave in the morning, ha ha

    9/30/2015 11:05:42 AM, by BYEPOUNDS

    Ok, my plan to keep the dining room table clean, it was easier before. I could get up, grab things and run for the door. Now, I use the table top to measure my glucose, and I put it away. Before I carried it in my purse. such a small thing, I'm better now at writing my results on a n... Read more

  • Can she get any cuter?

    9/30/2015 9:45:41 AM, by CAROLJEAN64

    OK, I admit that I am a doting grandmother, especially when I realize all my blogs since her birth have been about our DGD. But, honestly, doesn't this picture just make you smile!... Read more

  • a beautiful fall day

    9/30/2015 9:36:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    a nice cool fall day here today. my doctor's appointment went very well yesterday. i ended up having to have two blood tests before i left the building where my doctor is located.that is okay. i want to make sure i am healthy inside and out. my daughter is sooo excited about halloween this year. i h... Read more

  • Sleep Journal Day #3

    9/30/2015 9:30:05 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    What time did you wake up today? Yesterday I was up at 4pm. What time are you lying down to go to sleep? I went to sleep round 10 15am! What, if any, was your bedtime routine? Bathroom, turn on fan, get under covers, fix pillows, go to sleep! What were the last food(s) you consumed t... Read more