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  • Never Stop Working it

    5/3/2015 4:58:26 PM, by KAYEGURL08

    Every day I am still trying to lose this weight because it is always in my head. I am getting better at asking myself before I make an unhealthy choice ~ What is the goal? I keep hearing this online from my private Medifast groups. I am realizing that the biggest thing I have to get rid of is tha... Read more

  • Day 3

    5/3/2015 4:07:16 PM, by AARPNANA

    OOOOMMMMGGGGG...I made it to day 3!! Really I could not have done it without all these wonderful encouraging comments from fellow friends on Sparkpeople. IT really was an emotional moment for me when I read all the welcomes and friendly smiles, I did in fact cry when I read them. I have learned a... Read more

  • Babblings

    5/3/2015 3:47:33 PM, by OVERACTIVEELBOW

    I was out wandering around this site.... thought I would look for a team that might help me find a reason to keep putting one foot in front of the other... In my travels I came across a blog title that intrigued me...so I went to the authors page and read their blog... I ended up leaving t... Read more

  • Running the Fast Food Gauntlet

    5/3/2015 2:29:53 PM, by NEWJODEE

    YIPES! On my way home I have every fast food restaurant known to man! That may not be a problem to some people, but fast food is my kryptonite! Each store seems to call out to me as I pass... "Jodee... remember how yummy my Jumbo Jack with cheese and fries and 2 tacos are??" You could be eating... Read more

  • Exhaustion leads to re-evaluating some goals

    5/3/2015 2:04:17 PM, by TAMWIL2

    Yesterday after work I was simply too tired to move or even think. My ankle was swollen to 3-4 times its normal size, my feet were throbbing, my calf muscles were seizing and my knees rebelled at climbing the stairs to go to bed. (I fell up the steps and ended up just crawling the rest or the way.) ... Read more

  • A New Day ...

    5/3/2015 11:57:45 AM, by BEEXLEGIRL

    Today is a new beginning. A new chance to reach my goal of 155 pounds. That's 60 I have to lose. I know I can do it. I got half way before. Right now I just like to think of myself inside a chrysalis ... I am at work on the masterpiece inside and eventually when my goal is near I will break ou... Read more

  • Day 1 of 367

    5/3/2015 10:54:51 AM, by AUNTIELES53

    1 year from today I will be boarding a plane and on my way to Florida for a family vacation to Disney and all the fun parks down there. I will not be 320 pounds my goal is to be 220 I know that is a 100 pounds but because of leap year I have 2 extra days to lose it. I will do this by following poi... Read more

  • I am gaining momentum

    5/3/2015 10:11:57 AM, by MDTWEETY

    It has been a good week. I still haven't lost any weight but there have been many positive changes. I can't explain it exactly but in many small yet significant ways I am starting to feel like the motivated woman who once lost 60 pounds. All it took before was gaining a little momentum to propel me ... Read more

  • New beginnings

    5/3/2015 9:38:17 AM, by PABALDWIN56

    i will officially start my plan on Tuesday. I have been out of work for three months due to my total knee replacement. It has been a long cold three months and I have been in hibernation most of the time except my physical therapy. I have eaten poorly and I am a diabetic. I return to work (super str... Read more

  • Making changes in MAY!!!

    5/3/2015 9:38:04 AM, by HUSKERGIRL72

    So last month I was going soda free. 24 It never happened, so this month I am 2 days soda free and working on the 3rd. 48 I have also proclaimed this the month to start my weight training. I am planning on getting on some weight machines at the Y at least 3 times a week. I went for 15 minu... Read more

  • DAILY QUOTE

    5/3/2015 9:32:25 AM, by HYE101

    Love is not only something you feel . It is something you do . ~ David Wilkerson ... Read more

  • Run and Nascar

    5/3/2015 8:33:35 AM, by DSCROW

    The river is so quiet today and peaceful compared to yesterday. I am enjoying "Bird on a Wire" with Goldie Hawn this morning. A classic while tying this and drinking my shake. I am planning to hit the back roads for a run this morning and then some yard work again today just a little. We plan to... Read more

  • Race day - the artificial time zone - jet lag phenomenon!

    5/3/2015 5:37:07 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    Think about it. You have a starting line at 7 a.m. You need to find parking, walk to the venue, etc. You calculate you need to leave the house at... OMG... I haven't had breakfast by then, usually! Welcome to race day morning. You wake early (thankfully, you went to bed correspondingly earl... Read more

  • Victory While on Vacation!

    5/2/2015 11:59:27 PM, by BETRHO48

    244 I am pleased to report the numbers on the scale moved downward 3 pounds during the week I was on vacation! While I was away, I tried to remember many of the ideas and techniques Spangle wrote about in 100DWL, but most important, I kept telling myself to "eat like a healthy person."... Read more

  • Another day, another challenge

    5/2/2015 10:40:56 PM, by MSLZZY

    With the absolutely wonderful weather, DH and I had so many projects that we wanted to get done. It was a breezy day so the laundry went on the line, the Easter lilies were planted in the flowerbed and we have almost finished mowing the lawn. The GC came after lunch and helped us for over ... Read more

  • May = STRESS!!!

    5/2/2015 9:59:23 PM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    We've arrived at May! Wow, where has the time gone? This is going to be one STRESSFUL month for me! Facing a June 1st deadline at work that it's going to take the 3 of us in my department a LOT of time and energy to meet! We can do it! Thankful for my vacation day next Friday! My bagpipe b... Read more

  • Lost 1 pound in April

    5/2/2015 9:14:24 PM, by GETTINGSERIOUS

    Hi, So I only lost 1 pound in April. However, my friends are saying I look smaller every week they see me. I am doing some serious strength training and HITT cardio, so I think I am toning up and gaining muscle. I know what my issue is. I am eating too much at dinner and have said yes to too ma... Read more

  • Gone fishing , after a trophy

    5/2/2015 9:08:12 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Something to think about: If you fish the wrong fly long and hard enough , it will sooner or later become the right fly. " John Gierach Today a lot of my friends in my area are doing a rad run . It's a 5K and at the end they shower you with a ton of color. Looks like a lot of fun. Not everyo... Read more

  • 5/2/15

    5/2/2015 8:43:37 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well today was a better day than yesterday. Fortunately work was uneventful. Just got dumped on with a bunch of stuff that I didn't know how to do, but I guess I should be glad that they think I can do it. It was a bad day for production at the plant, so things for me were very slow. The night w... Read more

  • He Restores Your Soul - Joel & Victoria Osteen

    5/2/2015 8:42:14 PM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    He Restores Your Soul TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul...” (Psalm 23:1–3, ESV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria God wants to restore your soul tod... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for May 2:

    5/2/2015 7:15:39 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Make a habit of looking for something to be grateful for in every situation and soon a reason for joy will always greet you. Lord, I pray for the gift of a brave and thankful heart. Daily Scripture & Reflection: For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power a... Read more

  • Weekly Email & Blog Check-In: Get Ahead of the Curve

    5/2/2015 7:00:49 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi Everyone! I hope you are having a good weekend. Another soccer game here yesterday. Our boys lost 5-2 today, but they played well. It is sunny and in the 80s here. Our neighbor got a new puppy, so we went over and played with her for a while. I hope you liked this week's email a... Read more

  • Week 5 - and the challenge is in the 2nd half!

    5/2/2015 6:46:17 PM, by RAYLINSTEPHENS

    half-way through the challenge sees me holding my own. I had to up my calories, trying to stop the binges - so I am eating a minimum of 1600 calories daily while my walking was increased, darn that walking buddy, lol. the seeds are working out well! 5/01 - 128.4 5/02 - 128.9 5/03 -... Read more

  • Sneak Attack

    5/2/2015 5:07:25 PM, by 56ROSE

    I've been sick with the flu this week. For the past several years (5?), I've been faithful about getting my flu shot with good results. Well, this year, the vaccine didn't target the prevalent virus, and, I was lucky enough to be selected for a sneak attack. Anyway, I'm still very tired and struggli... Read more

  • Bonus blog: What are pacing bands?

    5/2/2015 3:16:44 PM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    Don't know how well these will show up, but the photo above is a snagged screen image from the Smart Pacers web site that shows three possible half marathon times and how fast you should run each mile to come out with your planned finish time. Those are generic for the distance. Now here... Read more

  • Day 106 and 107

    5/2/2015 3:06:34 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Happy Saturday everyone!! I'm back home after a successful seminar and trip! And frankly, I had fun! Learned a lot, which is always nice. Don't know how much of it I'll remember come Monday, with my bad memory, but every little bit helps. Friday, we left the airport at 10:30 am and landed i... Read more

  • Mother's Day

    5/2/2015 1:56:04 PM, by BARBIE176

    For our BSG challenge this week we are to write about any plans we have for Mother's Day. Mother's day is always difficult to plan. My birthday is May 11th and my son's is May 13th and therefore we both celebrate our birthdays around or on Mother's Day. This year we add to that mix the fact tha... Read more

  • Week One Blog for BSG Challenge - Beautiful Bluebells

    5/2/2015 1:38:52 PM, by BARBIE176

    Our blog assignment for week 1 of the BSG challenge for May is to review our April goals and set our May goals. My April goals were: 1. Keep my loneliness and blues at a minimum. 67 For the most part 248 2. Lose 2 pounds. 192 Lost less than one pound, but I am happy with that. ... Read more

  • May 2, 2015

    5/2/2015 12:50:21 PM, by SHNERPLES

    I'm 42! My birthday was yesterday. :) I feel pretty good! It's sunny outside, so I think I'll go to a few places and see if I can't work in a 20-minute walk. I've joined the Spark 'walk for a month' goal. This should be fun.... Read more

  • Don't see me

    5/2/2015 12:22:58 PM, by NEWJODEE

    I've been hiding. It's been going on for several years now, ever since I got really big. I don't want to see people, especially people who knew me when I was slender. So I like to stay home, or go out in nature. I don't know why I feel such shame. I've never been teased or treated unkind... Read more

  • A positive saying for the day

    5/2/2015 10:15:41 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    Ask yourself if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow. ... Read more

  • A blog for a Saturday

    5/2/2015 10:11:24 AM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Time to relax and share a smile. Have a fun and relaxing weekend.... Read more

  • VHS Tapes..... Really!!!

    5/2/2015 10:04:13 AM, by MISSPEACHES3

    Sometimes I am amazed at the projects in my house the seem to find me. When those projects find me, I know there is a divine reason for this. All things in God's time. I have a new recliner that I had not sat in..... on Thursday, I decided to nap in my new recliner. I tried to nap, but my two c... Read more

  • Race day minus 1 - the shirts

    5/2/2015 9:38:31 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    This year's offering: And the class shirt's back motto: I did show up to catch last night's motivational speaker at the training class. This entire class focus on the mental idea of pushing through adversity rang true with the speaker, who is the husband of one of our class members.... Read more

  • Sleeping in was the plan...Fishing tournament interupted :)

    5/2/2015 8:01:02 AM, by DSCROW

    Move to the river, they said....It will be relaxing, they said.... Fishing tournament Alarm rang this morning... Vroooooooooooooooooom progressively louder until they pass by and fade again. Thought we were going to sleep in. Mind you this is not just once but at intervals one behind the other. ... Read more

  • Crazy Week

    5/2/2015 7:43:38 AM, by LOPEYP

    Things are moving along with our addition. Foundation is in and they will backfill at the beginning of the week and then start framing. We went to the bath showroom again (I think this is the 4th time) with the intention of ordering but left there with questions. Ugh! I need to talk to the architect... Read more

  • DAILY QUOTE

    5/2/2015 2:17:26 AM, by HYE101

    There would be nothing to frighten you if you refused to be afraid. ~ Mahatma Gandhi... Read more

  • May

    5/1/2015 11:52:21 PM, by AUNTIELES53

    1. Lose 10 pounds 2. Drinking half my weight in water every day 3. Walk 1/2 miles daily 4. Use my w.w. food tracker 5. Stay within my points on weekends Fresh start new month hopefully at the end I will feel more positive. Have a good month... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for May 1:

    5/1/2015 11:50:33 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: We call on God in our big problems, but often forget to call on Him in our ordinary moments, yet He is always there and always loving us. Lord, every time I seek Your help, You draw me closer to You. Daily Scripture & Reflection: But make up your mind not to worry beforeha... Read more

  • 5/1/15

    5/1/2015 9:41:16 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Have you ever had one of those days where nothing goes right? This morning started with me waking up at 5:30 after going to bed at 2:45, and thinking it was Saturday. THen my dog woke me up to go out at 8:20. Then I realized it was only Friday. Around 10, I went out to see if the grass was dry e... Read more

  • April Blog One Day Late

    5/1/2015 9:27:11 PM, by FRAN0426

    Yup, missed the boat by one day to do a April blog, oh well. Both my hubby and I are both sporting spark activity trackers for a little over a week now, so far it is going well. Recently I have over walked at a rime( yes, it can happen, I have had a partial knee replacement some years ago), for ... Read more

  • Join me in a fun challenge???

    5/1/2015 9:25:52 PM, by DIANEDOESSMILES

    I'm not able to do much for walking,,,, well,,, hmmmm traditionally. I've joined the "Walk About Challenge". This starts u off at 10 minutes the first day, slowly bring s u up to,,, if I'm correct, may not be, to 35 minutes. There r days,,,,and this is y joined cos it encourages you to do str... Read more

  • Premiere of "Words to Inspire"!

    5/1/2015 9:15:22 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 “Although time seems to fly, it never travels faster than one day at a time. Each day is a new opportunity to live your life to the fullest. In each waking day, you will find scores of blessings & opportunities for positive change. Do not let yo... Read more

  • Happy May Day!

    5/1/2015 9:13:01 PM, by MSLZZY

    The day started out with light showers and they were mostly out of the area as I was leaving the house. A full day on tap with a fourth training session today. Now I am ready for the weekend and spending a bit of quality time without thinking about rating cars, houses and the like. Very re... Read more

  • be happy

    5/1/2015 7:36:40 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    trying not to let my depression demons get me...but it is really hard.though i wanted to just sit home and cry.i went out and had a good time.i know that not isolating is one of the important things in dealing with it..this will pass eventually..sooner than later i hope... Read more

  • A positive saying for the day

    5/1/2015 5:31:52 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    You can't start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one...... Read more

  • May Goalz

    5/1/2015 5:28:33 PM, by AEGISHOT

    Since I have decided to go weekly with streaks this month and forward, I love to share this as a weekly guide. Do you find this useful?... Read more

  • This is not easy

    5/1/2015 4:36:19 PM, by AEGISHOT

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    5/simply-not-easy.html but... 521 521 521 521 521 521 521 521 521 521 Referring to my last blog on the streak, I have decided to do the weekly streak and a few others except the daily streak. I will blog here about my progr... Read more

  • Beths sugery went well.

    5/1/2015 3:56:41 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    This is her hubby. There was a rotator cuff tear (only about 15 percent torn) and bone spurs were removed and decompression. They also shaved some of the collar bone to ease movement and free up some nerve pinch areas. Beth is excited about the weight loss opportunity she will have by not having her... Read more

  • First and last

    5/1/2015 3:04:31 PM, by SABLENESS

    FIRST new park for the new month LAST park that I know of within lunch hour range I was on my way to a small but quality park by the water, one of my favorites, thinking "Hmm, I've been to every park within a reasonable range of my office" when I spotted the one I hadn't been to and had fo... Read more

  • New Addiction

    5/1/2015 1:09:44 PM, by ANGEYK

    I have an addictive personality. I have been addicted to many things in my life, all destructive. Until now. I was addicted to milk, cheese and anything fried. Poutine? YUMM!!! I was addicted to drugs - got off those 12 years ago I was addicted to alcohol - under control and only drink mod... Read more

  • My Week In Review

    5/1/2015 12:34:29 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    This pretty much describes my last week. Weigh in today was 179.2....last week was 176.8. So a 2.4 pound gain.... Read more

  • May 2nd: How To Kill Curiousity?!!

    5/1/2015 12:30:04 PM, by FATHINSN

    Sometimes I hate that I'm always dying with questions. Heck, if I'm at point of actual dying, I'll probably use my last strength to fire questions LOL I especially hate it during of after group workouts; my tongue is much looser, I have little control on what I'm going to say so I will ask A LO... Read more

  • Beast Mode Challenge

    5/1/2015 10:53:33 AM, by SNOWFLAKELILYM9

    I joined a new Team, Beast Mode, I spoke about it on my last blog. I love the positive attitude on this team. Today we are starting a new challenge on the team and here are my 3 goals that I am aiming to accomplish for the month of May for the challenge: 1. walk 5 days a week at least 30 minu... Read more

  • Progress not Perfection!

    5/1/2015 10:41:10 AM, by SNOWFLAKELILYM9

    I was recently invited to join a new team created by a spark friend. Beast mode. I am excited about the positive attitude format of this team. They emphasize no negative self talk, and that "failures" are a non issue on this team, just pick yourself and keep going, don't dwell on the "failures" an... Read more

  • He didn't just say it he made it happen!

    5/1/2015 10:24:55 AM, by SNOWFLAKELILYM9

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  • Back on Track

    5/1/2015 10:22:28 AM, by SNOWFLAKELILYM9

    Today is May 1st, a great day to have a fresh start. Actually my fresh start was yesterday but I am implementing some new things into it today. I have really been struggling for 2 years now with my eating and fitness but honestly it has been struggling with taking the correct care of myself. There... Read more

  • Inspiration for your day!!

    5/1/2015 10:05:17 AM, by SNOWFLAKELILYM9

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  • Be the solution

    5/1/2015 9:32:13 AM, by RENATA144

    You know the right thing to do So do it 306 362... Read more

  • DAILY QUOTE

    5/1/2015 9:16:36 AM, by HYE101

    Fake friends believe in rumors. Real friends believe in you. ~ Anonymous... Read more

  • Workshop

    5/1/2015 8:03:09 AM, by DSCROW

    Going to go for a one day work shop and riding with work associates that are also friends. It should be a good day with nice weather. I might rather stay home for this weather than stay cooped up in a workshop but going in to BHM with rain is not fun, nor is parking and walking in around less fami... Read more

  • I am old, Day 1

    5/1/2015 7:57:17 AM, by AARPNANA

    I am old, tired and from what my Dr says fat. So fat, my heart is working to much and my Cholesterol and Triglycerides are way out of whack. I started gaining around the age of 48 and haven't stopped. Menopause hit me hard and fast. As the weight stuck on, the back injury I got in child hood started... Read more

  • Race day minus 2 and packet pickup begins today

    5/1/2015 7:26:27 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    Seems like the Marathon expo has grown. Packet pick up is all day today, and all day tomorrow, with the Expo going on as well. I work about a block from the Expo / Packet Pickup site, so I will most likely be unable to resist the temptation to pop over on a work break to pick mine up and browse th... Read more

  • Overflow with Thankfulness - Joel & Victoria Osteen

    5/1/2015 6:32:12 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Overflow with Thankfulness TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.” (Colossians 2:6–7, NIV) TODAY’S ... Read more

  • Don't hold your parents up to contempt

    5/1/2015 5:20:18 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Don't hold your parents up to contempt . After all, you are their son , and it is just possible you may just take after them." Evelyn Waugh Mother's day is right around the corner . All I've been hearing lately is I love my mom, but Ugh She drives me insane . What we often forget is ho... Read more

  • Fantastic Vacation

    5/1/2015 2:05:12 AM, by BETRHO48

    67 I guess it is time to confess (now that I am home) that this southeastern gal has been in VEGAS with DH the past 6 days on vacation!!! WooHoo! 56 This is why the few blogs I wrote may have seemed to be a little "off date." Vegas time is 3 hours behind the time where I live. I think I was wr... Read more

  • Be back in a week!

    4/30/2015 11:00:43 PM, by WUMPASTAR

    So I'm ready to move! Everything or almost is packed up. Most of my day yesterday was spent doing that on and off before I had to go to Langenburg to a client's place, and I took a break after supper. Today I slept in (ugh...) so I bailed on my run, fail. But, I spent the day finishing the packing. ... Read more

  • Exciting day

    4/30/2015 10:22:58 PM, by MSLZZY

    The new pastor emailed us late last night, called and left a message on DH's phone with his number so we could call him back. When we were together in the office, we put the phone on speaker so I could take notes. He will be 26 in June and his wife is 26 and expecting their first child in July so th... Read more

  • 4/30/15

    4/30/2015 9:42:51 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well another month down the tubes. Did I accomplish my goals for the month? I think so. I have stayed employed, despite the job. I have not gained weight even though my eating habits are helter skelter. I am still trying to get a life going with this job. If there is a failure that is probably... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for April 30:

    4/30/2015 9:29:39 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: God is never going to make anyone else exactly like you, so know that you are able to do something that no one else can. Lord, I am an important and special part of Your plan. Help me to do Your will and to always realize my worth. Daily Scripture & Reflection: "For I know... Read more

  • Day 105

    4/30/2015 9:17:19 PM, by SHAWFAN

    And it's my Friday, although I will be working tomorrow and Saturday. At least I'll be out of the office for a day. 244 And traveling on top of it! Double 244 334 I have to admit, though, I am apprehensive about this trip, to an extent. Number one, I've gained this weight, that I'm tryin... Read more

  • LOYALTY DAY MAY 1ST...

    4/30/2015 7:29:37 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    May 1st is Loyalty Day in the United States. It is a day set aside to reaffirm our love of country and to reflect on the ideals, struggles and principles our country was founded on. Loyalty Day was first celebrated in 1021 as "Americanization Day" as a counterbalance to Labor day which is ... Read more

  • All Over Again

    4/30/2015 4:26:21 PM, by AEGISHOT

    It's been a long time since I blogged here, I will love to do this again. Another activity I will love to do again is the 10 minutes streak. Somehow I terminated the last one at Day 142, I just was not keeping up again and life keeps getting in the way of getting just 10 minutes of exercise dai... Read more

  • I am Grateful

    4/30/2015 3:23:51 PM, by ANGEYK

    129 I am Grateful! 214 67 I am grateful for everything I have, because it shows I have worked hard! 51 I am grateful for everything I lost, because it makes me who I am today. 31 I am grateful for everything to come, because it means that I am worth it!... Read more

  • Today's Juice

    4/30/2015 1:28:02 PM, by HARROWJET

    In my quest to eat healthier, I am trying to remember to juice more often. It seems to happen in cycles (like everything else). I do it for awhile and then I get tired of cleaning the juicer and stop until the next cycle kicks in. Anyway, today I made this Carrot-Orange recipe I found on-line. I... Read more

  • focused

    4/30/2015 12:42:03 PM, by SARAELIZABETHC

    So Today I am tired but so motivated, I feel so great and I just wish today was everyday. You know those silly jump shake your booty kind of movements, yea I know all of us have this. I am usually alone thankfully, don't want to scare anyone. My singing voice, dance moves are bad, but hey If you got... Read more

  • Offer Continually -Joel & Victoria Osteen

    4/30/2015 12:00:40 PM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Offer Continually TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “Therefore, let us offer through Jesus a continual sacrifice of praise to God, proclaiming our allegiance to his name.” (Hebrews 13:15, NLT) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria Praise is more than just s... Read more

  • Getting ready for Dad

    4/30/2015 11:05:22 AM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    We are heading to NY today to celebrate my cousin's daughter's communion this weekend - I am really looking forward to it and so are my boys but it also is bittersweet because as my older son was talking about this morning, it will be the first family event/celebration that Grandma won't be at and h... Read more

  • You can do anything!

    4/30/2015 8:52:52 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    You can do anything you put your mind too! This is good things and bad things to. If you want to loose weight, try not to sabotage yourself by putting yourself in a position where choices are too hard. If this is unavoidable remember the choice is yours; the only one that should be putting the food ... Read more

  • Early start but Early finish ;)

    4/30/2015 7:51:03 AM, by DSCROW

    Today I start at 8 am but am getting off at 5 pm. YES, I am glad. Particularly as I have an all day workshop on Friday so the end of today wont be totally exhausting. I am looking good on my monthly mileage and happy about that. I hope you are getting your steps in and doing well! Have ... Read more

  • Race day minus 3 and counting

    4/30/2015 7:25:37 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    I may be tapering for what to me is a big deal race, but meanwhile, other people have lives going on. My son, for example, has a wedding this weekend. One of his buddies is getting married in a formal military fashion. Son is in the wedding party. You know what that means, people? This ... Read more

  • DAILY QUOTE

    4/30/2015 6:31:39 AM, by HYE101

    Effort doesn’t matter if love is left behind. ~ Anonymous... Read more

  • It's okay to be wrong

    4/30/2015 5:23:43 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " It's okay to be wrong " David Henry Hwang I work in a small office where we audit boxes and key in numbers all day . Sometimes you forget to write something down. Another girl in the company showed me a screen where all the info is stored in case you forget to write something down. I s... Read more

  • Defeating the Monotonous

    4/30/2015 2:59:51 AM, by MBHERBST

    Howdy! My follow up appointment was useless...in a good way. I am down 12 pounds since the beginning of the month. Staying (mostly) on track with the 1200 calorie diet and exercising 4 times a week. So the nutritionist didn't have much to tell me. My only complaint was that it seems that I eith... Read more

  • 4/29/15

    4/29/2015 11:48:05 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Wednesday is almost over. This has been one of my days at work that I have done nothing but walk the plant. I have my permit to drive a cart, but for this new project, it is easier to get around on foot than on a cart. My pedometer is already reading 17849 steps and I have another hour to go. Bu... Read more

  • 19.3 miles and 15 pounds

    4/29/2015 10:33:07 PM, by MIDGIEDAWN2

    I completed two big milestones today. First I did my first ever spin class. If you have never tried one it is usually full of skinny little people who make all of the up and down look easy. Believe me, it isn't. Sweat runnng down my nose and right off the end. But I Did IT!!!! Now the 15 pounds... Read more

  • Day 98 - Struggling

    4/29/2015 10:30:46 PM, by KBS2344

    Feeling STRESSED 46 It's been a rough couple of days! 24 Trying to get everything together for the uprooting of our lives for 6 weeks for the externship in NC (don't get me wrong I feel like I seriously need a momentary change but the packing, the graduation, the new clinic, etc..) My bf and... Read more

  • long day

    4/29/2015 10:27:05 PM, by SARAELIZABETHC

    I haven't had a busy long day like today, I went over my step goal and feel determined to work harder toward my 10,000 step goal, I see people achieving way more but If I could just accomplish daily 5 miles, I know I can I did this previously. I am just trying to get my groove back. Day in and day o... Read more

  • Meeting with the boss

    4/29/2015 10:25:18 PM, by MSLZZY

    DH and I had a meeting with his state manager to start the process of hiring a new agent and retiring the guy currently occupying the office. Normally the agent does not get a say about it. Management hires and tells you who your replacement is, you work with that person for a few months a... Read more

  • Back at it

    4/29/2015 9:43:27 PM, by SABLENESS

    Park #87 - Montclair Park Small neighborhood park I spotted when I took a different route to work. Thirteen to go!... Read more

  • Day 104

    4/29/2015 9:36:50 PM, by SHAWFAN

    A quick blog.... Didn't do too well today, but then again, I'm still not feeling quite up to par. The sore throat is gone, and now I'm congested. Uuggghhh. I'm still sure it's allergies and not a cold. I did a 45 minute walk today then came home and rested. Well, really had to get some laund... Read more

  • Training Started

    4/29/2015 9:13:30 PM, by HARROWJET

    Today was our day to go to the hospital. I took the quilt top I finished a few days ago. They were happy with it except the sides were not quite straight enough. They managed to get it sandwiched anyway. I finished tying the one I started last week before we had to leave early for the funeral. ... Read more

  • opps I missed posting yesterday :(

    4/29/2015 8:04:47 PM, by DSCROW

    Missed posting yesterday...don't know why I thought I did post? Today I was almost late for work. I jumped on to post but checked my schedule first only to discover I should have been at the Office at 8 not 9 as I was planning. So off to work I went. It was a good day and I got my 3.45 mile wa... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for April 29:

    4/29/2015 6:52:35 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: We can show God that we truly love Him by the way we speak and live. May I be inspiring, Lord, and may everyone that I meet find You. Daily Scripture & Reflection: For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues from generation to generation.... Read more

  • Calories ~ Enough? Not Enough?

    4/29/2015 2:56:02 PM, by ANGEYK

    As I have started enjoying experimenting with healthier foods my calories have naturally gone way down. As they have gone down, my activity level has gone up. I eat when I feel hungry, so don't feel as if I'm depriving myself though the calorie calculator goes up when I've been exercising so should ... Read more

  • If Monday was a bad food day, Tuesday was a straight up Nightmare

    4/29/2015 1:42:36 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I am not sure what happened yesterday but its not a day I want to repeat, ever. 40 Monday may have been a good exercise day and a bad food day but Tuesday was a worse food day and a terrible exercise day. Ugh. I'm not even sure how my choices get me to the place I was in yesterday. I need to ... Read more

  • Apr 30: A Stupid List of Pro's & Con's

    4/29/2015 1:26:01 PM, by FATHINSN

    This is a frustration, vent-out blog about a person so stop reading if you don't want to know more. Else, I guess you are too curious. I read somewhere that to not liking someone too fast is to find the person's weakness or things that you don't like. So let's start with Con's: #1 His voice a... Read more