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  • Be that bill board..

    6/29/2016 8:05:40 AM, by MSTATES

    What does your bill board say today.. Mine says. Keep it simple and keep pushing for greatness....... Read more

  • Lovely day!

    6/28/2016 4:25:03 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Deposited paycheck, went to the library, Wendy's for lunch and grocery shopping. I have a habit of eating before shopping, when I eat before shopping I learn I spend less money. Wendy's has 4 for $4 menu, so I got the junior cheeseburger. It came with 4 nuggets, small fries and small drink (yes, ... Read more

  • Adding weight training.

    6/28/2016 7:43:17 AM, by MSTATES

    Started off my morning early we with a nice walk with my 3 pound weights. Hopefully I can get up to my 10pound weight....... Read more

  • Morning and afternoon workouts

    6/27/2016 3:14:12 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    The one of Leslie alone is one of my new DVDs. I love the Walk belt! It was my morning workout after breakfast. The next was my afternoon workout after lunch. I have half my calories before eating dinner. I figure I can be lazy bones the rest of the day and watch TV!... Read more

  • The 3 R's

    6/27/2016 6:27:31 AM, by MSTATES

    Refresh Renewal Recharge.... Read more

  • Good day

    6/26/2016 8:46:19 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    My church friend Ruth was sick this morning so I watched church on tv. I was dizzy this morning so I basically laid down and slept. By lunch time my dizziness was gone, after it digested i walked a Leslie workout for a hour and no dizziness! Sleep must have been the medicine I needed! I recei... Read more

  • Why you shouldn't go to buffets

    6/25/2016 9:10:31 PM, by MSTATES

    We i over did it today. It's been 5 weeks on a 1200 calories. Well today it was like ,1400. But my calories intake should be 1300-1500.... Oh well back on track tomorrow to a 1200 intake.... Read more

  • it's friday

    6/24/2016 10:07:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    i heard about another upcoming job that will go for a few months. i am still waiting to hear back on the two others i applied to. the day school part of my schedule finishes today. then i will just have math and english at night school. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a g... Read more

  • High hopes

    6/24/2016 8:18:53 AM, by MSTATES

    What makes that ant think he can move that rubber tree plant? He's got high hopes he's got high hopes...... Read more

  • Crazy day!

    6/23/2016 10:38:08 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Only an hour and a half or two hours without work, it was so fast and busy! This afternoon was chair Tai Chi and this Leslie workout tonight so I'm perky! Name this workout and miles, then get off your behinds and get moving! Share your workouts for support!... Read more

  • Plan for 27 Jun - 24 Jul 2016

    6/23/2016 9:42:37 AM, by 1DEVOTEDWIFE

    I had every intention of posting about each of my June workouts, but that got tossed to the side after workout number two. I think that was in part due to the fact that history and psychology classes were taking up a lot of my time. Thankfully those are over now, and I'm just waiting for the offic... Read more

  • Feeling fabulous

    6/23/2016 8:04:03 AM, by MSTATES

    Dropped 5 pounds. Adding more cardio to my exercise program....... Read more

  • Weird!

    6/22/2016 9:16:24 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today was rather boring, only an hour and a half of work. The rest of the day was chair aerobics (not my ideal workout, but it's better than nothing!) and job training DVDS. Currently I'm watching My Big Fat Fabulous Life on TLC. Her dancing partner, boyfriend and roommate joined her parents a... Read more

  • Weekend Watermelon Fast

    6/22/2016 7:58:51 PM, by SKATER787

    After 9 months of plateau, I revisited the idea of mono fruit fasting for the weekend. It's all you can eat watermelon and watermelon only starting Saturday morning and ended Sunday evening. The nice thing is it cuts down on cooking and I use less prepared foods. I'm happy to report that it busted t... Read more

  • Staying motivated.

    6/22/2016 12:22:32 PM, by MSTATES

    What do you do to stay motivated? Walk 2 miles uphill. That's my challenge. Try to find an incline in Texas. Not easy.ever thing is flat.... Read more

  • a much cooler day

    6/22/2016 10:45:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is much cooler here today and that feels so good. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • You're the boss!

    6/21/2016 10:00:31 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    At breakfast I ate 290 calories to save some calories for eating out. At Taco Bell I asked if they still have their fresco menu. They said they would fix it fresco if I requested so I requested! Fresco is half the calories and half the price of regular! So I ordered some to take for work tomorrow... Read more

  • a much cooler day

    6/21/2016 8:10:03 AM, by MOMMY445

    not as humid and hot here today as it was yesterday. i have a job interview this morning, so i am spending the morning getting ready for it. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Goals

    6/21/2016 8:02:05 AM, by MSTATES

    1.add more cardio...jump rope... 2.meatless meals once a week.the mushroom meatballs are yummy... something for myself....pedi,mani. At least once a month....... Read more

  • Milestones!

    6/20/2016 6:27:32 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today is a great day! I stayed in my Sparkpeople ranges for the second day in a row --- I'm normally under and over. Today marks a special milestone: NO artificial sweeteners in a month! My new jeans getting too big now, that's a great problem to have! Here is my morning Leslie workout: name i... Read more

  • Celebrating the small goals

    6/20/2016 2:42:56 PM, by MSTATES

    Down 4 pounds.... Read more

  • a really warm and humid day

    6/20/2016 10:31:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are keeping cool today. i have a good friend of mine on standby if my asthma flares up or i am otherwise not feeling well. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Father's day

    6/19/2016 6:44:31 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today is Father's day so remember to call your dad! After talking to my father when I got home from church, I recorded my dinner in my tracker. I stayed in range ALL day. I'm in midrange so I'm happy! No exercise today, I didn't have motivation. .so my exercise was staying in my ranges Sparkpeopl... Read more

  • Fathers

    6/19/2016 8:01:54 AM, by MSTATES

    Happy Father's Day to all the fathers out there. Enjoy your day with your family.... Read more

  • Great lazy day!

    6/18/2016 10:40:47 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today is a historic day: it's the first time in at least a month and a half I've taken a lazy day, now I know what I've been missing! It feels good to rest! With all the craziness going on, my body is thankful i didn't do any work and exercise! Signing off to get some much needed beauty sleep!... Read more

  • it's friday

    6/17/2016 9:22:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview next tuesday. woo hoo! my daughter won a nice t shirt for taking part in a physical activity for her school. hooray! she had a great tijme at the zoo with her class on wednesday. i was at the zoo,too, just in a different area. we did not get to meet up on wednesday and that is... Read more

  • New day!

    6/16/2016 9:31:23 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Weight maintenance for the second or third week. I'm a grouchy crab when I plateau because I didn't lose more weight. Now I celebrate when I plateau because I learn how to lose weight and keep it off permanently! Weird going from grouchy crab to celebrating but I'm trying to look at things from ... Read more

  • Meatless.

    6/16/2016 6:03:25 PM, by MSTATES

    Made a yummy Mexican quinoa dish for dinner tonight. Going to try 1 meatless fish a week.... Read more

  • Love yourself my

    6/16/2016 9:26:19 AM, by MSTATES

    What are you doing today love yourself today. I walked 2.45 miles...... Read more

  • Great day!

    6/15/2016 7:23:43 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    I stayed in my calories range, got about almost two hours chair aerobics in (not my ideal exercise but it's better than nothing!), came home and watch TV! New work came in as I was getting on the bus heading back to my apartment, so hopefully I get asked to do it. It gets depressing when there'... Read more

  • Meet new challenges

    6/14/2016 8:59:12 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today was a great day. Returned DVDs I rented from the library, deposited paycheck, lunch Long John Silvers, walked briskly 50 minutes at the park with some Leslie moves - skaters, grapevine, sidesteps forward and back, -- I even combined some of her moves -- and I also walked backwards with pum... Read more

  • Willing

    6/14/2016 10:48:57 AM, by MSTATES

    Good things come to those that are willing. There is no growth without change, No change without fear or loss No loss without pain.... Read more

  • a nice sunny day

    6/14/2016 8:55:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy. i will do just that in a while. my daughter says hi and sends hugs. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Back from vacation

    6/13/2016 1:29:11 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Well, my team, Lake County Raiders, brought home the gold! It was very nice. What's even nicer is my parents coming over tonight and take me out to dinner and ice cream and maybe mini golf. What's not nice is returning to my apartment and my bossy roommate. I told her yesterday I was going out ... Read more

  • it'a monday

    6/13/2016 10:27:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    another week has started. still figuring out where i can keep my stuff that i have at my parents' place. i know i will figure out something. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Early morning.

    6/13/2016 8:37:16 AM, by MSTATES

    2 loads of laundry done. 2.mile walk. All before 7:30am....... Read more

  • Team Refugee Olympic Athletes (ROA)

    6/13/2016 8:21:32 AM, by PETALIA

    "Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind." The Olympic Charter. "...While everyone may have a right to practice sport, not every athlete has a nation to call home. By creating the refugee Olympic team the International Olympic Commit... Read more

  • Love

    6/12/2016 8:02:46 PM, by MSTATES

    Show yourself some love.... Read more

  • Gold medal!

    6/12/2016 10:07:06 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    I got 7 hours of beauty sleep last night and a Gatorade this morning, and it paid off! I'm on far right, Jersey 22... Read more

  • Peaceful

    6/11/2016 5:55:12 PM, by MSTATES

    Do what ever makes you happy.... Read more

  • Sweet!

    6/11/2016 8:17:44 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    After last night's opening ceremony, a teammate came and told me she was going to Walmart and asked if I need anything, I paid her for Gatorade and water. I was overheated and dehydrated just before ceremony began so I kept close to coaches and teammates for balance. Coaches called for paramedics... Read more

  • Special Olympics vacation

    6/10/2016 3:46:46 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Great vacation start! Played 40 minutes in two games of volleyball! Feels great! I don't want to stop, but after dinner is opening ceremony and runners across the state with the trophy! I want it to go as slow as possible because I'm on vacation!... Read more

  • Don't look back your not going that way...

    6/10/2016 3:16:57 PM, by MSTATES

    Not to self. You are more than a number on the scale. Believe in yourself. Be strong ,most of all don't be so hard on yourself. You can't do this Your goal is Nov.....120 pounds........ Read more

  • it's friday

    6/10/2016 8:34:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. woo hoo! my daughter says hi and sends hugs! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is supposed to be very warm here tomorrow. my daughter and i are prepared for it. have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Tournament mode

    6/9/2016 9:32:14 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    I got home from work about 4:30 pm central time and on vacation physically. I've been in vacation and tournament mode mentally since memorial day! My first game is Friday 11 AM Central time. I went overboard on calories today but with a 45 minutes chair boxing workout and 56 minutes with Leslie... Read more

  • Frustrated with myself

    6/9/2016 11:55:02 AM, by AIRYKAH1382

    So apparently I don't have as much self-control as I thought. I've been doing Intermittent Fasting (IF) about 4 days a week but am finding myself eating too many non-healthy things during my eating window. If I'm going to do that, IF is kind of pointless. Yes, I'm fasting, but if I'm still ... Read more

  • TV weight shows : my evaluations, share yours!

    6/8/2016 10:04:53 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    My big fat fabulous life - I think they're nuts. I heard someone obese say he or she loves being fat -- then collapsed on the floor and medics and trainers came to aid. Obese people are at higher ranking for health disorders: diabetes, high blood , high cholesterol, stroke, heart disease, etc. ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    6/8/2016 9:15:50 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much cooler day here today. my daughter had a great soccer game last night! woo hoo! i am making progress in going through my stuff i have at my parents' place. i figure i will be done by next week. i am still figuring out where to keep what will be left. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a g... Read more

  • Insane Tuesday!

    6/7/2016 7:13:38 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today has been a rollercoaster! Bought a new pair of shoes from Kmart as a reward for my 30 pounds weight loss, got spending allowance for Special Olympics tournament this coming weekend, laundry done, 3 hours 55 minutes cleaning apartment, now it's time to be lazy bones! When I get home from Thu... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    6/7/2016 10:50:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is not as hot here today, which is great for me and my daughter. i am making considerable progress in math and english courses. i will step up my efforts and do even better than i am doing now. i know i can do even better. i am super motivated to do really well in all areas of my life. if i can s... Read more

  • a bright windy day

    6/6/2016 9:34:05 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is not as hot here today,which is fine by me and my daughter. back to school for both of us this week. for me, for today,tomorrow and wednesday, i have day school and night school. then after that i am off to go through more of my stuff at my parents' place. i am almost done going through it. a g... Read more

  • Memories

    6/6/2016 8:55:06 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    If my foster sister's husband were still alive, their 29th anniversary would be today. Thanksgiving night in 2012 he came home from work and had chest pain and went to ER. He passed away the next day 4 am of congested heart. Their daughter is engaged! On the lighter side, today begins week 3 of NO... Read more

  • it's sunday

    6/5/2016 2:52:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    a windy day here today. my daughter and i are taking it easy. not much planned. a relaxing day. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Just an ordinary day!

    6/4/2016 10:07:17 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Well, the weekend is here and I'm waiting for breakfast to digest so I can do some Leslie workouts! I'm going to spread out the workouts because today is my rest day! I'm noticing the tremendous benefits of exercise -- sleep better, higher self-esteem, more focused on goals, easier breathing, n... Read more

  • Friday!

    6/3/2016 5:46:58 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Praise the Lord! It's Friday! I'm so glad this week went fast because next week I'll be in state volleyball tournament in Terre Haute for Special Olympics! My fees are covered because I went to a bowling fundraiser! Next Thursday June 9th through the following Tuesday I want to go slower than a sn... Read more

  • a bright sunny day

    6/3/2016 9:27:38 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi! i am making huge progress in going through the stuff i am storing at my parents place. i figure that i will be done by the middle of this month or sooner. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day and a great weekend,everyone!... Read more

  • June Workout #2

    6/3/2016 12:25:15 AM, by 1DEVOTEDWIFE

    Yesterday I did my jump rope and bodyweight workouts while listening to a sermon on Youtube. Today I did my walking while listening to one too because I decided to use the Your Daily Walk app, but it wasn't too happy with my internet connection. There was way too much stopping/lag/buffering. I sa... Read more

  • June Workout #1

    6/2/2016 3:31:41 AM, by 1DEVOTEDWIFE

    Today I started off with Leslie Sansone's Miracle Miles 4. That was followed by jumping rope, jumping jacks, crunches, squats, and pushups. I like different people's styles and programs, so I often combine and tweak them to work for me. Today's jump rope workout was a combination of three differe... Read more

  • a lovely spring day

    6/1/2016 11:07:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day for me to catch up on a few things and to get outdoors and enjoy the weather. it is not as humid and hot here today as it was the other day. my daughter and her soccer team won their game last night by a score of 8-2! woo hoo! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Great day!

    5/31/2016 4:55:57 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Busy day! Deposited paycheck, bought groceries, faxed to Medicaid, lunch at subway. Walked a Leslie workout, made dinner and I think I have a right to be lazy bones tonight!... Read more

  • 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

  • Crazy day!

    5/30/2016 5:58:26 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    I walked Leslie workouts for an hour. The DVD had mini walks after the workout and I walked all of them! Then I did two hours of cleaning the apartment and laundry. Now I get to chill at a cookout tonight! I saved half of my calories or more for the cookout, and watch the Cubs/Dodgers gam... Read more