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  • a beautiful sunny day

    8/29/2016 11:09:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is all set for school,which begins next week here. we went out yesterday to get her a few more things she needed. she is over the moon with what she got! she is a huge harry potter fan and anything she finds that is harry potter related, she is excited about! she now has a different top... Read more

  • Habits here vs vacation

    8/28/2016 10:13:15 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Ok I know title is weird, but I'll TRY to explain. I'm NOT eloquent in speech! I don't understand why I drink MORE soda at my apartment than when I'm on vacation. I normally have soda one day each week, yesterday I had a diet pop and today was not diet. In fact, I counted my soda -- Dr Pepper-- to ... Read more

  • Re commit

    8/28/2016 5:37:56 PM, by RONJOHN5

    Tommorrow is a new day....get a fresh start... Read more

  • Fair

    8/28/2016 5:36:44 PM, by RONJOHN5

    I went to the fair and didn't do too bad!... Read more

  • Weight

    8/27/2016 11:51:52 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    I always get asked -- and I ask too -- "I eat right, exercise and maintain/gain weight. Why? I know people who are couch potatoes, as wide as four tires and ALWAYS complain they're tired, so they ask me for help. I'm glad to guide but I can't do it for them. I can provide tools but the complainer... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/26/2016 1:17:18 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are taking it easy today. it is another really warm day here. we are staying cool and hydrated. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • a bright and sunny day

    8/25/2016 1:28:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel i did really well at the interview this morning. now i am catching up some computer work while my daughter spends some time with one of her good friends. the other day, we spent some time at a park. she loves to go to parks to play and to have fun! it is a really warm day here today. we are k... Read more

  • Great escape!

    8/24/2016 5:20:25 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today I did some follow-ups on my application status. At Walgreens, the manager wasn't in yet, his shift hadn't started yet, I went to the library to view bus fares and graduate schools, used Subway and brisk walking 105 minutes. I walked a different route today for a change of scenery and I can fee... Read more

  • a warm day

    8/24/2016 11:09:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am all ready for my interview tomorrow. today, i heard from another place regarding a different job. i will get in touch with them in a while. it is a very warm day here today. although there is a nice breeze blowing every so often outside. my daughter is meeting up with some of her friends today,... Read more

  • Crazy day!

    8/23/2016 8:41:37 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Good and productive meeting this morning! Afterwards I deposited paycheck and refund, used my birthday check for groceries, walked 45 minutes at the park, lunch at KFC, clean room and laundry an hour and a half! Now I'm chilling out watching Andy Griffith show, then flip channels browsing what's ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    8/23/2016 5:53:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to everyone! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i have an interview for a 1 month contract job on thursday morning. i will do my best. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • a new day

    8/22/2016 12:58:32 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are keeping cool today. it is the first day in a really long time that it has not been extra hot and humid here. earlier this morning, we were at a local park and having fun. today, i have bits and pieces of things to do. i got to speak with a good friend of mine this morning. i ke... Read more

  • What a day!

    8/21/2016 3:43:49 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    In Sunday school the lesson was about Daniel's dream of 4 beasts, it continues to next week. In church the sermon was about the flood, its the first in a series called "As in the days of Noah" and there's so much more to learn! At the end of the service, the minister and his wife announced his ret... Read more

  • One Good Habit Leads to Another

    8/21/2016 1:49:36 AM, by BROOKELORREN

    An update on my feet. I woke up this morning and my feet were hurting again. I figured that running was out of the picture for today... again. I was tired in the afternoon and slept for a little bit. When I woke up, my feet felt a little better. I figured that I could go for a walk, so I went a... Read more

  • what a warm day

    8/20/2016 9:55:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is going to be another warm and humid day here today. my daughter and i are keeping cool and well hydrated. the birds are okay and are in a cool place. i am out running a few errands before it gets too hot outside. i may go and meet up with a good friend of mine later. i will see how i feel and g... Read more

  • The Importance of Rest

    8/19/2016 6:04:29 PM, by BROOKELORREN

    I was planning on sprinting today, but instead, I am taking a rest day. I may walk to the park and play a little Pokémon Go, but that would be about it. So why am I taking an unplanned rest day? Lack of sleep. Yesterday was a planned rest day. I had to get up early to help out with regi... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/18/2016 1:13:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i went shopping to get her a pair of jeans and a pair of shoes for her to wear while she is in school. now we are just hanging out at the local library until it is time to head to her guitar lesson. she really enjoys her lessons and she loves her guitar. all of the birds say cheep,ch... Read more

  • 900 Soda-Free Days!

    8/18/2016 4:12:19 AM, by BROOKELORREN

    Hello, I'm Brooke, and I'm a Coke addict. That is, I'm a recovering Coke addict. This week, I reached my 900th day without a soda. 104 The last soda that I had was before noon on February 25th, 2014. That morning, I didn't know that I was drinking my very last soda (for at least a very... Read more

  • a lovely day

    8/17/2016 12:42:21 PM, by MOMMY445

    the job i had has now come to an end. now i am looking for other job opportunities. i have already heard from one place regarding job opportunities. i will not give up until i get a steady job that i enjoy. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • I can do it....

    8/16/2016 2:18:32 PM, by RONJOHN5

    Started the journey to reaching my ideal weight... Read more

  • thank you!

    8/16/2016 12:07:40 PM, by MOMMY445

    thank for all the birthday wishes! i had a really great day! my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • I Feel Like an Athlete

    8/16/2016 3:38:04 AM, by BROOKELORREN

    It seems strange for me to say, but lately, I've been feeling like I'm an athlete. I certainly don't look like an athlete. I don't perform like an athlete (my run time is slower than the speed that many people walk at). That doesn't change the way that I feel, or even some of my habits. ... Read more

  • Rio, exercise and commercial

    8/15/2016 9:50:39 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    This morning I did a Leslie circuit training workout -- name it and the DVD, it's in the photo here -- and get off your behind and get moving! You'll be glad you did! The rest of the day I watched Rio Olympics and commercials. The worst commercials I saw were McDonald's and Xfinity. It's ok to ... Read more

  • Great day!

    8/14/2016 7:09:47 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    In Sunday school this morning the lesson was on Daniel 7. In church this morning the deaf minister preached about restoration of Christians: restore the faith, restore fellowship to unchurched, reaching out to lost souls who have never heard of the Gospel before. Matthew 28:18-20, 1 Corinthians 5, H... Read more

  • Change

    8/14/2016 5:56:05 PM, by MSTATES

    You can embrace it or run from it... I choice to embrace it....... Read more

  • Relaxation and Rio Olympics

    8/13/2016 11:04:55 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today I got back on track! For breakfast I had eggs and hot tea, for lunch I had Tyson grilled chicken breast strips and salad, for supper I had a salad and Tony's Crustoli with hot tea. I just finished 20 minutes on aerobic rower bike in my apartment. I had a nice nap this afternoon. This morni... Read more

  • Hard work pays off...

    8/13/2016 9:05:22 AM, by MSTATES

    Down 25 pounds from when I started 4 months ago... . Doing this for me....... Read more

  • Be strong

    8/12/2016 8:32:34 PM, by MSTATES

    I am strong.... Mind,body and spiritually....... Read more

  • Hungry and humid

    8/12/2016 7:33:12 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today was weird! Pizza, salad, chocolate chip cookie and soda were good but I went overboard at lunch! Pizza was cut in squares and rectangles, three of them would equal one medium Pizza hut slice) 2 dr pepper with lunch and coke at afternoon break, 25 minutes Tai Chi, now with dinner recorded I'm 1... Read more

  • Simplicity

    8/12/2016 7:56:12 AM, by MSTATES

    I try to keep my journey simple. One day at a time. I dont sweat the small stuff... I know as long as my feet are moving forward i will achieve my goal....... Read more

  • Serenity

    8/11/2016 8:25:22 AM, by MSTATES

    My happy place......... Read more

  • Great escape!

    8/10/2016 3:54:03 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today is fair for Special needs people. I saw two pass out from heat exhaustion. I went inside cooled buildings -- it felt like sir conditioning but vendors said fans were on -- I said it beats the 95+ degrees outside! I had a 20 oz plus two 16.9 oz water, and I have another 20 oz water with me. B... Read more

  • a warm and humid day

    8/10/2016 12:34:35 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are keeping cool today and well hydrated. i like my new job. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Setting goals...

    8/10/2016 7:46:52 AM, by MSTATES

    I actually ran 1 mile in 15 minutes..... Working my way up to running 2 miles..... Slow and steady......... Read more

  • Interesting day!

    8/9/2016 9:39:04 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    This morning was crazy, I cleaned my kitchen for an hour! Sparkpeople has housecleaning in its exercise tracker, so I recorded it! I submitted two job applications - Walgreens and Wendy's -and ate lunch at Wendy's! Deposited paycheck in bank, got spending money for the county fair tomorrow, wat... Read more

  • i feel great!

    8/9/2016 5:07:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    i finally started a new job today and i feel i did really well. i am back to the job on thursday. tomorrow will be a day of rest and of getting what i need ready for the job. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Greatful

    8/9/2016 8:41:43 AM, by MSTATES

    I am greatful for my husband... My loving God..... My children. Theses are the things I am greatful for......... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/8/2016 6:30:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    a warm and sunny day here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i start a job tomorrow and it will go for at least two weeks,maybe even longer. i have prepared myself for either option. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Change

    8/8/2016 3:27:48 PM, by MSTATES

    If nothing changes... Nothing changes......... Read more

  • Great day!

    8/7/2016 8:52:52 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Church is a great way to start my day, I'm glad I went! After church nominations for leadership started. After returning from church, I watched Rio Olympics and did a Leslie workout. I feel great! Name the DVD and workout. Now I challenge you to get off your behind and get moving! Your body wi... Read more

  • Sunday

    8/7/2016 5:04:34 PM, by MSTATES

    Great service at church today....... Read more

  • Lazy day

    8/6/2016 9:02:53 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    After yesterday's picnic and exercise (I posted it as my status this morning), I took today off as a lazy day. I rest on the seventh day and I'm enjoying it! I'm still sore from the dancing and basketball so I'm glad I was lazy bones! I got a good nap, which was relaxing and am enjoying watching t... Read more

  • Please read and share! My team needs help!

    8/5/2016 11:14:09 AM, by TRINITYEMMALISE

    About two weeks ago, my 12 year old daughter talked me into signing up for a world wide scavenger hunt, She was not old enough to participate but wanted to see what it was all about, so after some research, I joined. It is called G.I.S.H.W.H.E.S, which means "the Greatest International Scaveng... Read more

  • it's friday!

    8/5/2016 9:56:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and keep cool here today. my daughter says hi! any exercise i do today will mostly be indoors. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • a very hot and humid day

    8/4/2016 3:36:18 PM, by JENNY421

    the next two days will be very hot and humid here. my daughter and i are keeping cool. when the weather is like this, exercise is done in a cooler place for me. even my daughter would rather do exercise indoors or in the water when the weather is this hot. a good friend of mine is getting ready to s... Read more

  • good afternoon

    8/4/2016 12:01:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    i do not start the job until next tuesday, as my supervisor is off sick until then. that is okay with me. then i can take care of a few other things in the meantime, with the extra time that has become available to me. my daughter says hi and sends hugs! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a ter... Read more

  • Team.

    8/4/2016 8:30:10 AM, by MSTATES

    Together Everyone Achieves More... Team......... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    8/3/2016 4:56:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    i start a job tomorrow! woo hoo! hurray! it will go until about the end of september. i am sooo excited! to add to my excitement, my daughter and her soccer team won their game by a score of 11-1! all the more reason to be really happy! i am a genuinely happy person most of the time. now i am extra ... Read more

  • Step by step

    8/3/2016 2:40:27 PM, by MSTATES

    I can do this one step at a time....... Read more

  • a new day

    8/2/2016 10:39:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    today is the last soccer game for the season for my daughter! she is ready to go and is looking forward to spending some extra time with mommy today. then next weekend, there is a day called fun day where there are fun activities for the kids who played soccer to go to. of course i will be there. i ... Read more

  • Sleepless in USA and hungry

    8/1/2016 10:18:10 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    July 31 I went to bed at my normal time 9 PM. I rolled and tossed. I felt wide awake when I used the restroom. More rolling and tossing. I got up about 7 AM . After a blueberry bagel, 3 strawberries (that's all I had left!) and coffee. I'll buy more when I get groceries this week. I named ... Read more

  • 01-Aug-2016 New Month, Return to Spark People

    8/1/2016 9:06:56 AM, by FATHINSN

    New month, restarting my workout and return to Spark People community :) Today, I did 10 minutes on a cardio machine - elliptical? bicycle? elliptical bicycle combo? - and man, I felt my body dragged heavily haha.... Read more

  • Monday

    8/1/2016 8:22:56 AM, by MSTATES

    Today is a new day to do what is best for you... Walked 2 miles this morning....... Read more

  • it's sunday

    7/31/2016 1:28:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    as a surprise for my daughter, i pre-ordered the new harry potter book from the bookstore. i will go today and pick it up. she is visiting with some of her friends today, so she does not know i was able to actually get a copy for her to have. she is a huge harry potter fan and she already has all of... Read more

  • Exciting day!

    7/30/2016 9:17:31 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today I went to Verizon and got my cellphone screen unlocked and walked with Leslie's MP player ALL DAY. I walked 10 miles in 45 minutes going to Verizon this morning, then coming home was heavier traffic and construction so I ended up walking 8 miles in 1 hour 45 minutes returning back to my ap... Read more