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  • Classic day! October 22,2016

    10/22/2016 8:16:56 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Normally, each Saturday is rest day, today is the exception to the rule! This morning was a nippy 45 degrees. I did some walking/jogging with Leslie's MP player, helped my minister and his wife load their moving truck 8 hours, vacuum their house for a hour. I drink a bottle water during my walk and ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/22/2016 7:53:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    there are some free movies playing at the movie theatres here today. it's called community day. i'll go there first with my daughter, then i will meet up with my friend for lunch. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. we will decide what to see when we get there. have a great day and a terrific weekend,... Read more

  • it is friday

    10/21/2016 11:09:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to reflect and relax for me today. my daughter says hi. i have a chance at a few jobs today. my asthma and allergies are flaring up a bit just now, so i will see if i can make it to at least one job interview today. if not, i will reschedule for as soon as possible. the weather seems to be hav... Read more

  • a mostly rainy day

    10/20/2016 10:12:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is supposed to rain on and off all day here today. it is even calling for some rain to start the day tomorrow. although it is not too warm outside over the next few days. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i have just started one of the free online university courses i found t... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/19/2016 1:22:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny, not too warm a day here today. i have not yet heard back from the place i went for an interview the other day. i will keep on trying until i get the job i want. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. in the meantime, i am keeping my spirits up and a positive attitu... Read more

  • Crazy day!

    10/18/2016 9:58:57 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Light breakfast and lunch today because I got invited out to supper. This morning I updated my status and took a guess at my calories -583 - and when I looked at my Sparkpeople trackers it showed 532! So for supper I had split pea soup, half slab ribs, coleslaw and dr pepper and half cup of ice ... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/18/2016 8:13:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview today, for a full time job. i will try my best. if i get the job, great. if not, that is okay with me. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Calories and afternoon workout

    10/17/2016 5:46:39 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    This is so weird. I recorded dinner before eating --- whole wheat spaghetti, salad. First day of week is my soda dr pepper with dinner and my total calories is 983. My minimum calories Sparkpeople gives me is 1200, 1560 is max. For several days I've noticed I reach minimum with ice cream -- not e... Read more

  • a mild fall day

    10/17/2016 8:42:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. it will be a full week for me this week. today, i have a follow up doctor's appointment in the afternoon. i am doing some much needed online course work this morning for a while. i will be getting in plenty of exercise throughout the day,today. i bought me and my daughter some ... Read more

  • Goals this week October 16-22

    10/16/2016 7:28:17 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Soda: reduce to 2-3 days (last week was 5 days!) Exercise: minimum 20 minutes minimum 3 days, 6 max (I average 4-5 days weekly) Non-Scale goals: 1) save money for upcoming fitness workshop 2) doctor reducing my medication 3) rent DVD from library with a new workout I haven't done before 4) star... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/16/2016 8:22:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has started. let's see what the week brings for me this week. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is raining here on and off for most of the day. that is okay with me and my daughter. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Amazing! Goals and strategy!

    10/14/2016 9:47:10 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    I have a job training DVD on setting goals at work. Here's mine: To become a certified fitness trainer (personal and group) and nutritionist, and pursue graduate school. Identify experience I will need: to start, I have a fitness workshop coming November 5th and my paycheck will be applied. Identify... Read more

  • a windy day

    10/14/2016 12:34:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and not do too much for me today. i had to picxk up some clothes i had put in to the cleaners a few days ago, this morning. that was an enjoyable walk. my daughter will be taking part in a singing/guitar club at her school. she expressed an interest at school, the school sent home the... Read more

  • a beautiful fall day

    10/13/2016 11:49:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi! i am catching up on my online course homework today. on the weekend, i am taking it easy. i may help a good friend or two out. i will see how i feel and what i get done today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is a beautiful fall day here. plenty of sunshine and a lovely bree... Read more

  • Crazy day!

    10/12/2016 8:48:51 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Well, I started with a different supervisor and I got to provide assistance for training peers. I'm not a chair exercise fan but my peers have less mobilities than me, but I love Tai chi, so a chair Tai chi workout is better than none I figure! I can hardly wait for an upcoming fitness workshop ... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    10/12/2016 1:25:00 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to all! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i find out this week if i got any of the jobs i went for interviews on last week. i will also find out if i get one that i did a phone interview for today. all of this hard work will pay off, i know it will. my other online course has sta... Read more

  • Interesting!

    10/11/2016 6:26:13 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Great walk/jog intervals at the park! People of all sizes were there, which I think is encouraging: people at my starting weight and bigger, some with my shape, some at my goal weight! I'm proud of all groups -- they're reducing their blood pressure, reducing risk of diabetes, clear head, improves s... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    10/11/2016 11:23:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is sunny and not too warm here today. my daughter says hi. i have some errands to run and then i have left the rest of my day open. i do have some computer work to do for the online courses i am in. other than that, i do not have any particular plans for the day. i missed out on two job opportuni... Read more

  • Workout and challenges

    10/10/2016 7:41:36 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    This morning I posted my morning workout in my status. This afternoon im posting Leslie's DVD I used in my workout. Yes, I did warm up and cool down, now name which two workouts I walked! Tonight on the national news I heard depressing news: a personal trainer knowingly gave three his female cl... Read more

  • happy thanksgiving!

    10/10/2016 3:32:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    to all who celebrate it, happy thanksgiving! hope that everyone has an incredible day! my daughter says hi to all. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Lazy day!

    10/8/2016 7:55:31 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    I miss lazy days, so I made myself to relax, no exercise, continue logging with Sparkpeople trackers and message boards and check in Spark teams. My current challenge is healthy BMI challenge, I have no idea what my BMI is but I know I want it out of the 30s. When I called my family at grandma's... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    10/6/2016 1:05:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had another job interview this morning, for a full time position. tomorrow morning, i will be talking with a different place regarding a completely different job. i feel that the interviews i have had so far have gone well. i know i will get a job. i will not give up until i get one. i spent quite... Read more

  • a busy day

    10/4/2016 3:25:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had one job interview today that looks very promising, i have two interviews tomorrow. i had just missed out on a temporary job by one day. that is okay with me. looks like i will be gone all day again tomorrow. one is a temporary job that can go for up to 3 months. the other one is for a permanen... Read more

  • Reward day!

    10/4/2016 12:08:44 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    To reward myself on smaller measurements and smaller scale number I got groceries and permanent! I hope grocery shopping counts as exercise ! Loading cart, unloading from checkout to bag, load and unload groceries from car to apartment and putting them away! Spent 45 minutes shopping! Sun feels ... Read more

  • my SMART Goal-Setting Worksheet

    10/4/2016 9:38:00 AM, by SOOKIE

    Step 1: Write down your goal in as few words as possible. My goal is to: lose 9 lbs Step 2: Make your goal detailed and SPECIFIC. Answer who/what/where/how/when. HOW will you reach this goal? List at least 3 action steps you'll take (be specific): 1. I will eat between 1,430-1,780 cal/day... Read more

  • Monday

    10/3/2016 10:43:58 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    In my status I wrote about a DVD workout after lunch. This morning I did 96 minutes cleaning and decided after lunch to shower and do dishes and put them away. Right now I'm disappointed in two ladies. They asked me to call. So I did -- they hung up on me because Chicago bulls game came on. So the... Read more

  • it's monday

    10/3/2016 10:27:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is now well underway. i do have a job interview tomorrow morning and i need to go to the other place to register. so my day will be spent travelling and getting in some extra exercise. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Ordinary day

    10/2/2016 4:55:43 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Saturday I watched answers creation hour by answers in Genesis ministries. Message was about how we live our faith affects future generations. Very powerful message! This morning Dr David Jeremiah preached about why Christians are persecuted and how to respond to it. I watch and listen to him to m... Read more

  • what a day

    10/2/2016 2:01:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i enjoyed the movie yesterday! she really likes it. i liked it,too. today she is spending some time with one of her friends from school and she has her guitar lesson this afternoon. as for me, i am taking it easy today. i heard from two places regarding job opportunities the other da... Read more

  • Interesting day!

    10/1/2016 1:32:02 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    I'm in my exercise attire, watching the Ryder cup golf, just finished lunch and now I'm TRYING to get motivated to exercise. I normally let food digest so it will settle down and I can work out without any problems. I have DVDs, looks like it'll rain again, and feel lazy in my exercise attire. ... Read more

  • 1st Oct 2016 First Day & Last Day

    10/1/2016 9:24:34 AM, by FATHINSN

    Today is both first day (new month, October, for Gregorian calendar) and last day (end of year of Hijr calendar). I was so hype on doing something exciting and proactive but I end up napping a lot haha. Hope tomorrow as new year Hijr will bring better activities than lazying in bed :D... Read more

  • TGIF!

    9/30/2016 6:29:25 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Forever thankful it's Friday and better yet it's payday! I got more work at work than I normally do, I got named Employee of the Month yesterday, I'm going to have a nice fat check next time! I'm paid every other week, and it's double what I got on the previous check because I took Labor day week ... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/30/2016 2:00:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is almost done. on the weekend, my daughter and i are going to the movies. she is really looking forward to it and so am i. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone and a wonderful weekend!... Read more

  • a nice day

    9/29/2016 10:43:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    i got to hear from a good friend of mine yesterday morning. my daughter has two field trips coming up in october. one will be to the zoo that she went to before, with her other class last year and separately with me. the other one is to explore nature. today, she mentioned something about a camping ... Read more

  • a lovely day

    9/28/2016 2:52:00 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter wants to see a movie that is coming out this weekend. it is the first movie she has shown some interest in that is not to do with harry potter. something to do with a miss peregerine, i believe. as for me, i do not mind taking her to see it. a day where i just have a few things to do and... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    9/27/2016 1:35:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy! full sunshine and not too hot or cold outside. i am at the library getting some much needed computer work done. one of my online courses starts today. i have gotten started on it and i will be doing some more work on it in a while. my daughter says hi. this week, her... Read more

  • Crazy day!

    9/26/2016 5:02:06 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    In my status I posted my morning workout, in my blog I'm posting my afternoon Leslie workout and calories . After my lunch, afternoon Leslie workout and snacks and Oncor for dinner, I'm at 978 calories. Sparkpeople recommends 1200-1560. Sometimes I include ice cream to meet minimum. I'm GUESSING ... Read more

  • a rainy day

    9/26/2016 2:02:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started to rain here about an hour ago and it will rain for another few hours, at least. my daughter and i are both prepared for the weather today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i decided to pause the night school sessions i was taking, for a while. i have other stuff going on and i do not ha... Read more

  • Saturday September 24 and Sunday September 25

    9/25/2016 4:05:58 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Saturday was a great day. I got to do speed walking and jogging intervals, and I saw people of all shapes and sizes -- some at my starting weight, some have my shape and others at my goal weight. I heard two gentlemen behind me, they resembled each other they could be brothers, different accents -... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/23/2016 1:05:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another day with not too much planned. tomorrow, i am going to a mini high school reunion. i have not seen or been in touch with my old high school much. i plan to change that as of today. i have to admit i miss seeing and hearing from classmates that went to the high school when i did. i am also in... Read more