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  • a beautiful sunny day

    5/31/2016 9:28:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    there is a beautiful breeze blowing here today. it feels good after the really warm weather that was here on the weekend. even my daughter did not want to do much unless it was cooler. she still played outside, just not at the hottest parts of the day. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great ... Read more

  • Day 37 (no more daily weighing)

    5/31/2016 9:01:57 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy fell asleep watching me on my indoor bike Breakfast: 50g (x232c, see Day 35's recipe) home-made lemon cheesecake (116c), 100g (x28c) strawberries (28c), 10g (x237c) spray cream (23c) = 167c *************************** Indoor biking: 45mins, 280c (+ bike for monthly shop... Read more

  • Happy Memorial Day

    5/30/2016 10:56:58 PM, by PJM1968

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  • it's monday

    5/30/2016 11:44:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful warm spring day here today! my daughter is getting an award at school today! woo hoo! that is the kind of news i love to hear! it made my day and now i am even more determined to stick to my educational goals. for now, i am focusing on math,english and typing courses. i will build on tho... Read more

  • Balance sheet :-)

    5/30/2016 2:56:39 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Immediate Goal 128lbs (with programme 1,600cals maxi a day) Day 1 : 136lbs >1,433c Day 2 : 134.2lbs >1,527c Day 3 : 133.3lbs >1,332c Day 4 : 133.3lbs >1,131c + restaurant cheat meal Day 5 : 135.3lbs >1,588c Day 6 : 135.3lbs >1,492c Day 7 : 133.7lbs >1,620... Read more

  • Day 36: 135.5lbs (daily goal 1,600cals)

    5/30/2016 2:50:08 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Breakfast: 50g (x232c, see Day 35's recipe) home-made lemon cheesecake (116c), 100g (x28c) strawberries (28c), 7g (x237c) spray cream (16c), sprinkes (weighed nothing) = 160c *************************** Indoor biking: 36mins, 270c *************************** Aperitif: 200g (x... Read more

  • I'm nothing without Christ!!!!

    5/29/2016 7:07:29 PM, by PJM1968

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  • Calories update

    5/29/2016 8:00:37 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    A 198c avocado 210c anchovies 645c almond flakes 613c ground almonds B 170c (minced) beef 89c banana 350c ground barley 390c biscotte 394c 41% butter 157c 15% butter 587c garlic butter 535c Bahlsen vanilla shortcake biscuits 451c reduced-sugar apple an... Read more

  • Recipes update

    5/29/2016 8:00:07 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    protein cakes - Day 1 quiche - Day 1 Bechamel sauce - Day 1 lasagne - Day 1 salad - Day 3 mint and almond-crusted trout - Day 2 garlic sauteed courgettes - Day 2 cashew parmesan quinoa - Day 2 coleslaw - Day 2 fraisier - Day 3 salad - Day 3 quiche - Day 3 ... Read more

  • Day 35: 135.9lbs

    5/29/2016 5:41:28 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    No more batteries. Fluffy's been up playing since 5! Breakfast: 70g (x232c) home-made lemon cheesecake (162c), 100g (x28c) strawberries (28c), 5g (x237c) spray cream (11c), sprinkes (weighed nothing) = 201c [recipe lemon cheesecake: 57g (x380c) custard powder = 216c 3 (160x146... Read more

  • OUCH My back! ............. AGAIN!

    5/28/2016 7:15:25 AM, by MILMOM2000NEW

    Gosh my back! I tell ya, it never fails! I start doing well and then all of a sudden, my back go out and I'm out for a bit, which in turn doesn't help for me to keep up the momentum. Not sure what I did this time. Normally, I can usually tell what I've done to agitate it but not this time. May... Read more

  • Calorie distribution (good days leading to 4 pound weight loss that 1st week)

    5/28/2016 4:12:35 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Goal 1,600c max a day Day 1: bike 350c breakfast - 116c aperitif - 135c lunch - 262c + 121c (dessert) = 383c aperitif - 358c dinner - 388c + 53c (dessert) = 441c Total - 1,433c Day 2: bike 330c breakfast - 193c lunch - 588c aperitif - 385c dinner - 278c + 83c (d... Read more

  • Day 34: 135.9lbs

    5/28/2016 3:53:44 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Bless him, I caressed him and his eyes closed Breakfast: 1 egg and smokey bacon sandwiches = 266c [recipe egg and smokey bacon sandwiches: 3 (56x274c) slices whole-wheat bread (153c) 4g (x294c) low-fat butter 41% (11c) 4g (x100c) brown sauce (4c) 1 (63x146c) egg (91c) ... Read more

  • THEY FIT!

    5/27/2016 7:35:08 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    I went last night and bought myself pants a size too small so I could "work towards them." I tried them on tonight to see how close I am... THEY FIT! I haven't worn a 26/28 since my daughter was in Junior High and she's almost 20! Granted, they're elastic waist, but still! *insert happy dance h... Read more

  • Oh the things I love to do! :)

    5/27/2016 7:38:51 AM, by MILMOM2000NEW

    Busy days are something I do not like to confess I enjoy but you know, I don't know how I would make it without them! :) I am one of those people who have a VERY busy calendar and when there is a day without anything on it, I really don't know what to do with myself. I never really thought as myself... Read more

  • Day 33: 134.8lbs (nice surprise after yesterday evening!)

    5/27/2016 6:20:52 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Delicious sleep the lovely view from my kitchen as I cook she's such a sweetie-pie Breakfast: 1 1/2 egg and smokey bacon sandwiches (280c), 1 home-made strawberry cheesecake (88c) = 368c [recipe egg and smokey bacon sandwiches: 3 (64x274c) slices whole-wheat bread... Read more

  • How to... Get More Sleep

    5/26/2016 11:52:39 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    I've recently increased my water intake to 3+ liters per day in an effort to combat the fluid retention in my legs and ankles. Unfortunately, it's killing my sleep vibe, no matter how early in the day I finish it off. I've come to the conclusion that, if I ever want decent sleep again, I'll have... Read more

  • I needed to be reminded!!! Peace n Love

    5/26/2016 6:41:35 PM, by PJM1968

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  • Day 32: 135.7lbs (weight gone up a little bit even though very good day yesterday)

    5/26/2016 3:32:36 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    So so tired; Breakfast: 1 1/2 egg and smokey bacon sandwiches (262c), 1 home-made strawberry cheesecake (100c) = 362c [recipe egg and smokey bacon sandwiches: 3 (60x274c) slices whole-wheat bread (164c) 5g (x157c) low-fat butter 15% (7c) 4g (x100c) brown sauce (... Read more

  • All Aboard the Fat-burning Bus!

    5/25/2016 9:31:32 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    Took the next step and signed up at the Y today! I'm meeting with a personal trainer next week to develop a personal workout plan. I'm also waiting for a call from their Registered Dietician to plan a consultation! Figuring out which classes I'm interested in and gonna start going to the pool! Supe... Read more

  • What has gotten into me? :(

    5/25/2016 5:23:36 PM, by MILMOM2000NEW

    I am the type of person who does NOT have a hard time picking myself up and dusting myself off and getting right back to things. However, this past 3 weeks, I have not done anything good for myself other than walk daily. You know, I have the worst problem with food. And I have a problem with sweets ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    5/25/2016 8:43:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mostly cloudy and warm day here today. there is a chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. my daughter had a great practice and soccer game yesterday. today, other than school, she is taking it easy. she may go after with me to the local library. she enjoys going to the library, no matter where ... Read more

  • Day 31: 135.3lbs

    5/25/2016 3:41:42 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    It's only 9am and Fluffy's got no energy left, he can hardly keep his eyes open (he's been up bouncing around since 5!) Breakfast: 1 1/2 egg and smokey bacon sandwiches (283c), 1 home-made strawberry cheesecake (100c) = 383c [recipe egg and smokey bacon sandwiches: 3 (... Read more

  • How many day in a row can I ...

    5/25/2016 3:34:18 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    How many day in a row can I ... 1. Eat 1,600 calories maximum? 2. Not eat standing in the kitchen? 3. Not drink more than 2 glasses (x120g) of wine? My goal is to be able to do as many days in a row as possible for all 3 challenges. Starting Day 1: Wednesday 25th May = 2/3 1... Read more

  • Frustrated

    5/25/2016 12:21:59 AM, by GEMINI16GIRL

    Of course after I finally get a gym membership my doctor tells me no upper body exercises. Until we get my health problem fixed which isn't going to be a quick fix. My daughter said I could still do the treadmill but I'm not sure that'll be enough exercise. Between going back to school, my health pr... Read more

  • No Excuses.

    5/24/2016 6:47:01 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    The last thing I want to do today is go down to the gym. I have cramps. I have lady-stuff going on. I just feel -- buh! That said, I have been preaching "No excuses" to myself for a few months, now. Yesterday, I gave in to myself and didn't go to the gym. This morning, I put my gym clothes on my... Read more

  • Recipes

    5/24/2016 11:51:23 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    protein cakes - Day 1 quiche - Day 1 Bechamel sauce - Day 1 lasagne - Day 1 salad - Day 3 mint and almond-crusted trout - Day 2 garlic sauteed courgettes - Day 2 cashew parmesan quinoa - Day 2 coleslaw - Day 2 fraisier - Day 3 salad - Day 3 quiche - Day 3 ... Read more

  • Calories

    5/24/2016 11:50:10 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    A 210c anchovies 645c almond flakes 613c ground almonds B 170c (minced) beef 89c banana 350c ground barley 390c biscotte 394c 41% butter 157c 15% butter 587c garlic butter 535c Bahlsen vanilla shortcake biscuits 451c reduced-sugar apple and nut biscuits ... Read more

  • Day 30: 135.3lbs

    5/24/2016 7:43:25 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy trying to reach me on my exercise bike: Breakfast: 72g (x167c) cheesecake (120c), 56g (x28c) strawberries (15c), 10g (x237c) spray cream (23c), 10g (x316c) rose syrup (31c) = 189c Morning: *************************** Indoor biking: 44mins, 315c (+ quick neighbou... Read more

  • Balance sheet :-)

    5/24/2016 7:42:19 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    GOAL 114lbs (1,600cals maxi a day) Day 1 : 136lbs >1,433c Day 2 : 134.2lbs >1,527c Day 3 : 133.3lbs >1,332c Day 4 : 133.3lbs >1,131c + restaurant cheat meal Day 5 : 135.3lbs >1,588c Day 6 : 135.3lbs >1,492c Day 7 : 133.7lbs >1,620c Day 8 : 132lbs >1... Read more

  • Miles and miles! AND New Team

    5/24/2016 7:26:58 AM, by MILMOM2000NEW

    Hey all! Sorry I've been missing for a few days! And it has been a ROUGH few days! I've been eating HORRIBLY and feeling crappy! Now, I have managed to get my miles in though which I'm proud of myself for. Although this morning, I didn't even want to get up to go for my walk. URGH But right after I ... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/23/2016 1:55:45 PM, by MOMMY445

    a great day to get outdoors and enjoy here today. sunny and warm, with no chance of rain. did a lot of walking yesterday. taking it a bit easy today. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Day 29: 135.3lbs

    5/23/2016 8:37:57 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy trying to reach me on my exercise bike: Breakfast: 2 egg and smokey bacon sandwiches = 320c [recipe egg and smokey bacon sandwiches: 4 (80x274c) slices whole-wheat bread (219c) 9g (x157c) low-fat butter 15% (14c) 1 (55x146c) egg (80c) 7g (x111c) smokey bacon ... Read more

  • Inspired

    5/22/2016 8:50:33 AM, by SWEETMAMA227

    Just read through a bunch of blog posts this morning and found them to be so inspirational. The more I read, the more I could hear myself saying "I can do this!" So, thank you all for sharing your feelings and thoughts and inspiring others to push on. What a great way to start my day!😘... Read more

  • Day 28: 134.2lbs

    5/22/2016 3:20:09 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy up to his tricks this morning! Breakfast: egg and smokey bacon muffin = 243c [recipe egg and smokey bacon muffin: 1 (64x209c) muffin (133c) 7g (x157c) low-fat butter 15% (10c) 1 (63x146c) egg (91c) 9g (x111c) smokey bacon (9c) Total = ... Read more

  • Saturday Night Giggles

    5/21/2016 10:27:32 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    I ran across this and just had to share! So funny! (And I love this movie!)... Read more

  • Have a great day!

    5/21/2016 7:27:50 PM, by PJM1968

    Doing my bible study and thought I would share this with you. It's so important for us to do 2 things ; love God with all your heart, body and soul and love your neighbor....if you want read Isaiah 58:6-13. Peace n Love!!!... Read more

  • Day 27: 134.4lbs

    5/21/2016 3:57:47 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy Breakfast: 100g (x200c, see Day 25's recipe) banana coconut flan (200c), 10g (x174c) coconut cream (17c) = 217c Cookie *************************** Leisurely sunny walk around town *************************** Lunch: ham and cheese sandwich = 467c ... Read more

  • Now and Then

    5/20/2016 10:13:12 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    I've realized recently that my face looks much different lately. I did a comparison tonight to a photo I took late last summer. Apparently, this is what losing 45lbs does to your face! I'm blown away!... Read more

  • Have a fabulous Friday

    5/20/2016 10:21:57 AM, by PJM1968

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  • Day 26: 133.5lbs. Yes! (good day yesterday!)

    5/20/2016 3:49:46 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Go on Fluff, snuggle right in there: Breakfast: egg and smokey bacon muffin = 220c [recipe egg and smokey bacon muffin: 1 (62x209c) muffin (129c) 4g (x157c) low-fat butter 15% (6c) 1 (54x146c) egg (78c) 7g (x111c) smokey bacon (7c) Total = 220c] You don't look like ... Read more

  • The Wind Beneath my Workout!

    5/19/2016 10:27:23 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    What a day! I woke up this morning to find my Week 6 blog had been featured again and the comments were pouring in! The momentum has kept up all day with TONS of comments! I'm so fortunate to have found the amazing SP community that is so filled with kind, uplifting, inspiring words! Each commen... Read more

  • Not giving up...

    5/19/2016 9:53:57 PM, by PJM1968

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  • it's thursday

    5/19/2016 11:16:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day for me to take it easy. i got through my first week of night classes in english and math. i think i did pretty good, considering i have been away from english courses for quite a while. i am getting back into the swing of it,now. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! my parent... Read more

  • Day 25: 135.7lbs (yesterday was not a good day!)

    5/19/2016 2:47:55 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy's obviously deciding to choose my computer arm as his favorite nestling place (is it because there's a mouse at the end of it, heehee): Breakfast: 1 (x75c, see Day 24's recipe) lemon soja barley cupcake (75c), 1 strawberry yoghurt cream (92c, see Day 24's recipe) = 167c Wakey... Read more

  • My motivation for today

    5/18/2016 9:33:19 PM, by PJM1968

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  • a beautiful sunny day

    5/18/2016 11:48:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    i finally got back the results from the blood tests my doctor asked me to do. most of the results are okay and some are not. i will work with my doctor to get them to be okay. i had been having some soreness and pain in my lower front left leg, so my doctor ran some tests to see what may be causing ... Read more

  • Calories

    5/18/2016 11:01:50 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    A 210c anchovies 645c almond flakes 613c ground almonds B 170c (minced) beef 89c banana 350c ground barley 390c biscotte 394c 41% butter 157c 15% butter 587c garlic butter 535c Bahlsen vanilla shortcake biscuits 451c reduced-sugar apple and nut biscuits ... Read more

  • Recipes

    5/18/2016 11:01:10 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    protein cakes - Day 1 quiche - Day 1 Bechamel sauce - Day 1 lasagne - Day 1 salad - Day 3 mint and almond-crusted trout - Day 2 garlic sauteed courgettes - Day 2 cashew parmesan quinoa - Day 2 coleslaw - Day 2 fraisier - Day 3 salad - Day 3 quiche - Day 3 ... Read more

  • Balance sheet :-)

    5/18/2016 11:00:33 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    GOAL 114lbs (1,600cals maxi a day) Day 1 : 136lbs >1,433c Day 2 : 134.2lbs >1,527c Day 3 : 133.3lbs >1,332c Day 4 : 133.3lbs >1,131c + restaurant cheat meal Day 5 : 135.3lbs >1,588c Day 6 : 135.3lbs >1,492c Day 7 : 133.7lbs >1,620c Day 8 : 132lbs >1... Read more

  • Day 24: 133.7lbs

    5/18/2016 10:19:08 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    How does one type with a Fluffy on board? Make yourself at home, why don't you Fluffyboy? Breakfast: 2 (14x390c) whole-grain rice cakes (54c), 5g (x157c) low-fat butter 15% (7c), 6g (x241c) blueberry jam (14c), 1 strawberry yoghurt cream (92c) = 167c [recipe home-made strawberry yog... Read more

  • Week 10: What the Scale Didn't See

    5/17/2016 11:17:38 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    I've read all the posts and articles about measuring success in ways other than the scale. I believed them and tried to think about those things, but they were little consolation when my number on the scale didn't move for three weeks. Yes, my clothes were still getting looser. Yes, I was able to ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    5/17/2016 8:01:47 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new day has started. let's see what it brings! i made it through the first night of classes for english and math. these are in addition to the math i am working on during the day. i am almost done the one during the day. that one will finish this month. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say ch... Read more

  • Day 23: 132.6lbs

    5/17/2016 3:52:13 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Cuddle time: Breakfast: 3 (25x390c) whole-grain rice cakes (97c), 15g (x157c) low-fat butter 15% (23c), 15g (x241c) blueberry jam (36) = 156c Cookie still basking in her sunny spot: *************************** Indoor biking: 47mins, 350c *************************** ... Read more

  • a sunny day

    5/16/2016 9:00:33 AM, by MOMMY445

    a very full day for me today. my daughter is really looking forward to playing soccer starting next week. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Day 22: 132.8lbs (1.5lbs lost this week)

    5/16/2016 5:22:59 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy falling asleep in the oddest of places: Breakfast: 3 (25x390c) whole-grain rice cakes (97c), 9g (x157c) low-fat butter 15%(14c), 10g (x241c) blueberry jam (24) = 135c Cookie seeking out the sunniest spots: *************************** Aperitif: 232g (x80c) wine (... Read more

  • I'm back

    5/15/2016 7:19:11 PM, by SWEETMAMA227

    Again... Why do I ever leave? I am so determined to get this weight off for good! For those of you who remember me practicing wedding cakes last year...the final ones were amazing...in my opinion . and I have no plans for making another one any time soon. I love baking, but it's way too tempting in ... Read more

  • What Sunday mornings are made of

    5/15/2016 2:18:03 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    It's been challenging to keep up on my workout routine with company this week so I decided to go first thing this morning. This is also the first week I've made my 5 days goal! I've been getting 3-4 days. Reaching that goal feels great! I've also upped my treadmill time from 15 mins to 17 mins... Read more

  • Balance sheet :-)

    5/15/2016 9:09:54 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    GOAL 114lbs (1,600cals maxi a day) Day 1 : 136lbs >1,433c Day 2 : 134.2lbs >1,527c Day 3 : 133.3lbs >1,332c Day 4 : 133.3lbs >1,131c + restaurant cheat meal Day 5 : 135.3lbs >1,588c Day 6 : 135.3lbs >1,492c Day 7 : 133.7lbs >1,620c Day 8 : 132lbs >... Read more

  • Day 21: 133.9lbs

    5/15/2016 8:49:17 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy doing his Top model pose: Breakfast: 3 (24x390c) whole-grain rice cakes (93c), 7g (x157c) low-fat butter 15%(10c), 8g (x241c) blueberry jam (19) = 122c *************************** Cookie's found a soft resting niche in a nice sunny spot, she's slowly sinking down into the ... Read more

  • Day 20: 133.7lbs (amazing, after yesterday's cheat meal, lol)!

    5/14/2016 3:33:08 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy's just caught the reflection in my mirror, and is obsessed with chasing it: Breakfast: 38g (x260c) sourdough bread (98c), 4g (x157c) low-fat butter 15% (6c), 5g (x241c) blueberry jam (12) = 116c Cookie's just rousing herself from under her cozy blanket. I don't know why she's... Read more

  • Day 19: 135lbs (same as yesterday)

    5/14/2016 3:16:06 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Friday 13th May You love your lie-ins, don't you Fluffs! (I love his little smile when he sleeps) Breakfast: 1/2 pavlova (107c, see Day 16's recipe), 10g (x174c) coconut cream (17c) = 124c Cookie's waiting for me to join her on the sofa: *************************** Abou... Read more

  • Falls & Chinese Food

    5/13/2016 11:21:25 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    Drove over to Snoqualmie Falls today and stopped off at a local Chinese restaurant. Food was amazing! I didn't even know where to begin to log it so I just logged dinner as 1300 calories. It's gotta be close. I'm over my calories for the day, but don't even care. It was worth every bite!... Read more

  • Enjoy the weekend... Peace n Love!!!

    5/13/2016 11:18:00 PM, by PJM1968

    Motivation!!! I need it right now... Read more

  • Be blessed

    5/12/2016 7:53:24 PM, by PJM1968

    Saw this on Pinterest and wanted to share ...Peace n Love!!... Read more

  • Testing the Lifestyle Change

    5/12/2016 10:45:15 AM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    My niece and her friends are here visiting which has thrown my normal food routine off completely! The first night was pizza, then yesterday was a bunch of sightseeing, ending in a visit to the local famous burger joint. I was a little nervous how this shake up in my routine would impact me, but I... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    5/12/2016 9:08:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    i did an assessment to get some extra help with math,computers and i passed it. i start the program on may 16th, for three times a week, for nine hours a week. i am really looking forward to it. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Recipes

    5/12/2016 4:56:38 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    protein cakes - Day 1 quiche - Day 1 Bechamel sauce - Day 1 lasagne - Day 1 salad - Day 3 mint and almond-crusted trout - Day 2 garlic sauteed courgettes - Day 2 cashew parmesan quinoa - Day 2 coleslaw - Day 2 fraisier - Day 3 salad - Day 3 quiche - Day 3 ... Read more

  • Calories

    5/12/2016 4:55:59 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    A 210c anchovies 645c almond flakes 613c ground almonds B 170c (minced) beef 89c banana 350c ground barley 390c biscotte 394c 41% butter 157c 15% butter 587c garlic butter 535c Bahlsen vanilla shortcake biscuits 451c reduced-sugar apple and nut biscuits ... Read more

  • Day 18: 135lbs (sigh)

    5/12/2016 4:52:03 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    I'm actually trying to type this on the computer but Fluffy's decided to sleep in my arms (I'm doing my best not to wake him, he looks so happy with his little smile on his face) Breakfast: 3 (x80c, see Day 16's recipe) lemon oat protein cupcakes = 240c Just back from the market, an... Read more

  • Space Needle

    5/11/2016 9:28:28 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    The perfect way to relax, unwind, and watch the sun go down!... Read more

  • Treadmill Adventures

    5/11/2016 3:37:41 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    I summed up the courage to get on a treadmill for the first time last Tuesday. I wouldn't go faster than 0.8 mph and only made it .4x miles in 15 minutes. I've been slowly increasing speed and time. This morning, the 1.8-1.9mph I've been doing felt too slow so I bumped up to 2mph for the last 6+... Read more

  • so much sunshine

    5/11/2016 9:58:33 AM, by MOMMY445

    another beautiful sunny day here today. a day to get out and enjoy, which is what i will do after lunch. i am getting caught up on some computer work this morning. then i will go outdoors and enjoy the wonderful weather. my daughter says hi and sends hugs. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonde... Read more

  • a lovely sunny day

    5/10/2016 8:55:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    another beautiful day here today. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Balance sheet :-)

    5/10/2016 8:33:57 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    GOAL 114lbs (1,600cals maxi a day) Day 1 : 136lbs >1,433c Day 2 : 134.2lbs >1,527c Day 3 : 133.3lbs >1,332c Day 4 : 133.3lbs >1,131c + restaurant Day 5 : 135.3lbs >1,588c Day 6 : 135.3lbs >1,492c Day 7 : 133.7lbs >1,620c Day 8 : 132lbs >1,525c (4lbs weight... Read more

  • Day 16: 135.7lbs

    5/10/2016 4:03:06 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy feeling playful today (easily entertained by a piece of string): but alas a bit distracted by the camera, lol whilst Cookie seems to be distracted by something on the other side of the fence: she thinks by twisting his body, she has a better chance of reaching whatever i... Read more

  • Sleepy Monday

    5/9/2016 7:53:20 PM, by PJM1968

    It's been overcast all day here, couldn't sleep last night. Went to sleep after 3am this morning so needless to say I did sleep in. Close to 1030 when I finally woke up. I did run the dish washer lol at least, but I missed my walk this morning. I still have the walk home to get in my exercise for th... Read more

  • it'a monday

    5/9/2016 12:05:49 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has started. my daughter says hi! let's see what this week will bring. for this week at least i am back in the classroom working to improve my math skills. i have also applied to more jobs as well. if an interview comes up, i can adjust my schedule accordingly. all of the birds say cheep,... Read more

  • Day 15: 134.4lbs (going down :-)

    5/9/2016 8:06:59 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy bright-eyed and bushy-tailed this Spring morn (he's just discovered his toy mouse, not sure it's going to survive for long, lol): Cookie a little less perky (she had a nice stretch, I thought she was stirring, but she just curled back into a ball and drifted off again) ... Read more

  • Mother's Day

    5/8/2016 10:13:23 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    Had an AMAZING Mother's Day! My son and his girlfriend came over. My daughter played hookey from work to be with us. Spent the day having mimosas, great conversations, and watching the movie Sisters. Finished it off with my kids making a SPECTACULAR dinner! Korean beef wraps with jasmine rice... Read more

  • Happy Mother's Day

    5/8/2016 10:03:03 PM, by PJM1968

    Got up early so I could greet at church this morning. It was slow getting up, couldn't sleep last night. My mind just won't shut off sometimes. But glad I went to church we got to make paper airplanes and fly them at the band. Lol We had our graduating seniors at the service and our youth pastor was... Read more

  • happy mother's day!

    5/8/2016 5:09:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am enjoying the day immensely. my daughter is spoiling me all day. she is such a wonderful child. i am so glad i had the opportunity to meet the right person who also wanted a child and we created her together. may he rest in peace. her dad passed away eight years ago. she did get to know him for ... Read more

  • Calories

    5/8/2016 10:28:36 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    A 645c almond flakes 613c ground almonds 210c anchovies B 89c banana 350c ground barley 390c biscotte 394c 41% butter 157c 15% butter 587c garlic butter 535c Bahlsen vanilla shortcake biscuits 451c reduced-sugar apple and nut biscuits 260c sourdough bread 111c bacon ... Read more

  • Day 14: 134.8lbs

    5/8/2016 3:25:06 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Rise and shine, Fluffy boy! Breakfast: 43g (x422cc) home-made bakewell tart (181c), 72g (x81c, see Day 6's recipe) creamy polenta (58c) with 40g (x39c) soja milk (15c) and a dot of jam on top (didn't weigh anything) = 254c Wakey, wakey Cookie! ****************** Aperit... Read more

  • Happy early mother's day!!!

    5/7/2016 10:00:17 PM, by PJM1968

    Today was such a great day..well everyday is a great day when God lets me open my eyes. Went to a bunch of yard sales today with my friend Sandy. Found some nice little treasures and only spent $15.25 lol. I just like going to spend time with Sandy, that's our day to go get coffee and then track our... Read more

  • Day 13: 133.5lbs (Hooray, scales heading back in the right direction, pleasantly surprised)

    5/7/2016 8:54:27 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Fluffy (just rousing himself from his delicious slumber) Breakfast: 50g (x422cc) home-made bakewell tart (211c) = 211c Cookie greets the day too and gazes at me lovingly! *************************** Aperitif: 150g (x80c) sparkling wine (120c), 60g (X260c) sourdough bread ... Read more

  • Quick note...

    5/6/2016 7:26:40 PM, by PJM1968

    Started my day off with a trip to the grocery, then a 30 minute walk. Did 3 sets of 10 pull ups on the t-gym , then had my oatmeal and blue and black berries..yum . I got ready for work and it has just went by so quick. All the guys are already gone for the day and now I'm just gonna work on my new ... Read more

  • Rough Going - Lesson Learned?

    5/6/2016 9:37:04 AM, by JENIFRED124

    Yesterday was a bad, bad day. I was so stressed out about work that I took the afternoon off. Turned out to be a beautiful afternoon. Sun shining, birds singing, not too hot, not too cold. However, I BINGED and BINGED and BINGED. I didn't feel any guilt or remorse while doing it. But I am s... Read more

  • Day 12: 134.2lbs (Oof, going back down again, surprised after yesterday's weekly cheat meal!)

    5/6/2016 3:24:11 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Wake up, wake up, you sleepy head! Breakfast: 50g (x422cc) home-made bakewell tart (211c) = 211c Get up, get up, get out of bed! My babies are so tired today, TGIF! Cycling to do monthly shopping and little neighbourhood promenade *************************** Aperit... Read more

  • What a relief!!!

    5/5/2016 7:06:22 PM, by PJM1968

    I was truly dreading today, it was the house I had to clean this morning, but yay I got it. As I said a few blogs back, the lady that was helping me decided house cleaning wasn't for her. So on my own I went, it took me almost the same time as it did when I had her helping me. I think since I knew ... Read more

  • Rough Going

    5/5/2016 10:21:46 AM, by JENIFRED124

    I'm down. I'm tired. I have no energy. Why? Because I'm not eating right and I'm not exercising enough. My motivation is lacking. I try very hard to keep my mood up, but the dreary days we've been having aren't helping much. I have a co-worker who stresses me out by creating a hostile work e... Read more

  • it's thursday

    5/5/2016 8:27:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    i just found out this morning that my parents will be moving at the end of june, just after my daughter finishes school. now i just need to make the time to go through what i am storing there and i will be all set. my uncle has offered to help find a place to store the things i am keeping,once i am ... Read more

  • Day 11: 135.3lbs (bit of a shock!)

    5/5/2016 2:50:16 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Rise and shine Fluffy (I just want to tickle his belly. It's all taut while he's having a sleepy stretch and eye rub)) Breakfast: 3 (x66c) lemon and banana protein cupcakes = 198c Cookie's sleeping in too (I love the way she makes her paw into a pillow: *********************... Read more

  • Q + Treadmill = 4eva

    5/4/2016 10:22:25 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    I never expected these words to cross my lips or fingertips, but I think I love the treadmill! 😍 Spent 18 minutes on there tonight. Got my speed up to 1.8 (mph?) and made it .44 miles! That's almost double last night's distance in about the same amount of time! At this rate, I'll be full-on run... Read more

  • Happy hump day!!!

    5/4/2016 9:04:21 PM, by PJM1968

    Trying to get a plan together just for next week, as far as food, etc. It's bad when nothing really appeals to my taste buds. And hating to cook is another obstacle lol. I can cook, I just don't like to. I don't like cleaning up afterwards, there's nothing really about it that I like. I have to be i... Read more

  • Officially Official

    5/4/2016 7:33:24 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    It's officially official! My Color Run stuff came! Now, I just need to work on my fitness and get ready! #fitness #colorRun... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    5/4/2016 12:12:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    another mostly sunny day here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Day 10: 133.3lbs (morning after the night before, lol!)

    5/4/2016 4:55:27 AM, by AHGOODGIRL

    Poor Fluffy (his batteries have run out). I love the way he puts his arms around me (and my belly) Breakfast (early): 1 white chocolate muesli protein bar (145c), 25g (x39c) soja milk for tea (9c) = 154c ****************** Mid-morning snack: 180g (X246c) lemon meringue pie (442c)... Read more

  • Mission Accomplished! Got my Dots!

    5/3/2016 10:10:57 PM, by JUSTSIMPLYQ

    Started out this morning with the goal to get 10 dots. When chaos ensued and I couldn't leave my desk for almost two hours, then I got asked to do an interview last minute, I wasn't certain I was going to make it. That last hour was conscious effort to get it, but I did it! Yayyy! Already jon... Read more

  • Still recovering

    5/3/2016 9:46:03 PM, by PJM1968

    I was so busy last week that it finally got me. Friday wasn't feeling well then Saturday, I cleaned a house with a bunch of cats. So of course even wearing my nose guard, I don't think it helped any. Sunday after church, I knew I wouldn't be able to work. My body was screaming, rest ...sleep. So I d... Read more