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  • week 4.5

    1/29/2015 7:39:04 PM, by NAKEDBACON

    Ok. Apparently the best way to demotivate me is for the scale not to move....or to go up!!! when I am doing everything right. Tracking everything, staying in range, exercising, drinking water, getting enough sleep etc. So, I'm thinking of either cutting out or really slowing down weigh ins. The way... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    1/29/2015 12:38:55 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Went for my walk early it is getting darker in the mornings now, when I went for my walk 2 weeks ago it was reasonably light now i notice it is getting darker around the same time.... Read more

  • THURSDAY

    1/28/2015 12:49:24 PM, by JTREMBATH

    ANOTHER BUSY DAY TODAY I AM PLEASED WE WORK IN AIR CONDITION AS IT IS SO MUGGY OUT THERE i REALLY FEEL SORRY FOR YOU PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT ARE HAVING SNOW STORMS AT THE MOMENT.... Read more

  • WEDNESDAY

    1/27/2015 12:43:12 PM, by JTREMBATH

    when we got to work yesterday I noticed a whole pile of white dust on the floor but took not much notice until I went into my room to turn my radio on to find every thing out there was coated in white dust, evidently with the construction work that is going on the fire men were here for the long wee... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/26/2015 12:39:34 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Finally got my orchid plant repotted it took a long time got sun burnt a bit but not bad but what I do have is a pile of aches and pains from constantly bending over, hoping it will go away after a few days as it really hurts to lift my leg to change when I got to work.... Read more

  • Monday

    1/25/2015 9:12:17 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today is a Stat day for us as it is the Auckland Anniversary I have been repotting my orchid plant the roots were so bound I had a hard time getting the bulbs separated and got sun burnt to.... Read more

  • Off the Wagon

    1/25/2015 9:46:08 AM, by XSCAPEREALITY82

    You know the phrase, fall off the wagon? I jumped. It was bad and it was just all due to poor planning and horrible schedules. Hubby and I are on opposite schedules right now. We are both major night owls but I am on a day schedule because of work. So when I'm up at 8am, he's no where close to ... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/24/2015 8:20:55 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today is my 2000 Spark streak, It is very hot out side I have been out there repotting my Christmas lillies as they were well and truly root bound.... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/23/2015 8:02:12 PM, by JTREMBATH

    A bit late today as I had to go out this morning, we have a holiday on Monday so another nice long weekend.... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    1/22/2015 1:17:03 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Hubby is home from work today as he is not feeling well his blood sugar levels this morning was 8.8 which was not that bad but his stomach is playing up and he won't go to the Dr's. as he is scared they might put him in hospital.... Read more

  • THURSDAY

    1/21/2015 12:39:22 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Nearly the end of another week and getting closer to the end of the 1st month, we have had really good weather lately and in some areas of New Zealand they have a severe drought and with the dry grass comes heaps of fires.... Read more

  • Weekends are the worst

    1/21/2015 8:56:16 AM, by XSCAPEREALITY82

    I have a hard time during my days off to not over indulge. I think a lot of it is because I'm not at work and in a controlled environment. I have been fluctutating back and forth with this one pound for the last 3-5 days. It's frustrating because I had just an amazing first week. I know I can't ... Read more

  • WEDNESDAY

    1/20/2015 12:48:58 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Had a very busy day yesterday but finished on time which was good, so hope to have another good day today. Got home yesterday and took hubby's blood sugar levels to find they were low but told him off as he had not eaten his lunch and told him that was why his levels were low.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/19/2015 12:39:47 PM, by JTREMBATH

    My walk this morning was really pleasant just the right heat , by about 8 o'clock it is starting to get hot and muggy. I am working at the other hospital today so I don't know what I am in for at the moment until I get there.... Read more

  • Did Something Different Today

    1/19/2015 8:25:46 AM, by XSCAPEREALITY82

    I'll always take the small victories when they happen, because to me, the small steps are what really makes the journey. Every morning for breakfast on the days I work, I like to make myself a Chicken Fajita Egg Mug. It's really low in calorie but I really like chicken fajitas so it works out real... Read more

  • Monday

    1/18/2015 2:57:12 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today is my day off so will get some of my house work done while hubby is at work as he hates me doing it when he is home hence why I leave it to do when he is not here.... Read more

  • First Week

    1/18/2015 12:37:19 PM, by XSCAPEREALITY82

    The first week is over and I've lost 9.2 pounds. I was at 11 but I gained weight last night. I have a hard time on the days that I'm off on following my diet. Sometimes, it's because hubby and I go out with friends or go run errands. So when we did go out, we had really rich, full meals and I at... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/17/2015 7:05:09 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Having another relaxing day today went and done the grocery shopping and now doing my spark it is just to hot to do anything I am pleased I went for my walk early.... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/16/2015 7:29:35 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Yesterday was a very slow day I started at 07.30 and finished at 5.00 pm that made it a very long day... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    1/15/2015 12:41:32 PM, by JTREMBATH

    I am not looking forward to today we have 2 slow Dr's with a full list doing training and on a Friday, so I can see us finishing late.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/14/2015 12:54:34 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Ended up being really busy yesterday as just after I started processing the scopes for the day my machine broke down and the company could not get out till about 10 o'clock 3 hours after I called them by the time the machine was up and running properly I had 6 scopes waiting to go through.... Read more

  • Day 3 of 3

    1/13/2015 6:59:56 PM, by XSCAPEREALITY82

    Well, 3 days in and I'm still going strong. Had a weird situation today where I didn't have anything to make my breakfast, so I stopped at McDonald's. Ate in between healthy and unhealthy but it didn't feel me up. So I also didn't have anything for lunch so I went out and got a Chicken Souvlaki S... Read more

  • dont know what to say here

    1/13/2015 4:16:05 PM, by MALLYGAL

    I had to travel this weekend lets just say diet was not on my mind. I was alone and wallowing in boredem. I did however go to gym for an hour so I guess one evil for one good. Probably didnt help thought considering my massive attack of carb o mania that came with watching movies on my lab top. It ... Read more

  • 5 things that inspire me to work out

    1/13/2015 1:45:28 PM, by ROYADEDEAUX

    I know there are big and important reasons to exercise and get healthier... longer life, live to see my grandchildren... but when it comes down to the daily choice to work out or not, the things that inspire me are on a slightly different scale... 1. My workout shoes are this great bright neon ... Read more

  • WEDNESDAY

    1/13/2015 12:52:01 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Yah back to where I like to work, yesterday the staff member that I was suppose to work with rung in sick so it turned out to be very hectic.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/12/2015 12:29:55 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Another busy day today as I have to go over to the other hospital so at the moment not to sure what there is set to do but over there they are always adding on patients and that is what makes it so busy.... Read more

  • Nowhere to go but Up

    1/12/2015 11:19:01 AM, by LADYWRITER09

    So far, 2015 has been wonderful but healthwise it's kind of rough. I haven't been to the gym in two months and I've not been eating healthy for longer than that (maybe 4 months). Whatever the excuses for not doing it, the point is I feel like I've reached the bottom.. again. I joined a Facebook... Read more

  • Such a good way to start over

    1/12/2015 10:04:56 AM, by XSCAPEREALITY82

    I am 100% re-focused after getting on the scale today. Sometimes it's so hard when you are trying to lose weight and the scale is fighting you. I know there are lots of reasons the scale can be against you, such as gaining muscle or water weight. But today, finally, I got another push I Needed. ... Read more

  • Week two.

    1/11/2015 2:32:05 PM, by NAKEDBACON

    Lost 3 lbs week one, gained one back this week. Booooo. Usually I'd give up, but I'm going to keep at it. I ate well within my calories, worked out 30 mins a day etc. so, eventually it should start moving. I'm going to stay consistent a few more weeks and see what happens. Couldn't hurt,right ? Base... Read more

  • Monday

    1/11/2015 12:41:36 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Back to work today had a great day yesterday after the shopping just sat around did my Spark booked a hotel for next Saturday so we can go to the races on Saturday.... Read more

  • Lots of Goals

    1/11/2015 9:54:21 AM, by XSCAPEREALITY82

    Well my birthday was Friday, so as a final last hurray before really focusing on my weight loss and on me, and my journey to a healthy me - my friends and I went out to Tucanos (Brazilian Grill) for my birthday celebration. We ate so much yummy food - and I didn't care about calories, didn't care a... Read more

  • today I am feeling...

    1/10/2015 3:29:28 PM, by ROYADEDEAUX

    Anxious. I have a lot of things I have to get ready for in the next week and I can tell it's impacting my healthy choices.... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/10/2015 2:42:05 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Nothing much to do today so will go and do the grocery shopping then chill out for the rest of the day until I start cooking dinner.... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/9/2015 7:20:16 PM, by JTREMBATH

    So far a great day, we have taken hubby's insulin back to 16 units now as yesterday he had a terrible day and the diabetic nurse said he might be getting to much now as he started to put on weight so he cut back on what he was eating which started to affect him so she said the insulin could be causi... Read more

  • Back on Track

    1/9/2015 6:38:12 PM, by THINCPL2004

    Trying to get back on track. When I failed my departments PT test, I decided to get back into fighting my weight. I have been tracking my nutrition, fitness. I have been excising more now I want to break my 260 pound weight plateau. I am tired of weighing 260 pounds. Lets get started.... Read more

  • over and over again.

    1/8/2015 5:01:18 PM, by MALLYGAL

    As I sit here at my desk that I am always stuck to I wonder how long my motivation will last. How long it will take before I get to busy to work out. so far I am doing good. Haven't weighed myself cause the batteries are dead on my scale. I just want to stay motivated to change. I really feel good. ... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    1/8/2015 12:29:33 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Still hoping my hand gets free of pain as this has been ongoing since I had it operated on since December 2013, by the end of the day at work it is quite sore as with the type of work I do I am using my hand constantly.... Read more

  • THURSDAY

    1/7/2015 12:46:05 PM, by JTREMBATH

    STILL HAVING PROBLEMS WITH MY HAND THEY PUT THE STEROID INJECTIONS INTO 2 BONES IN MY WRIST THIS TIME AS THAT WAS WHAT THE DR. WANTED SO MOVING MY WRIST AT THE MOMENT IS STILL SORE BUT IT HAS NOT RELIEVED THE OTHER PROBLEM THAT I HAD SO WILL HAVE ANOTHER APPOINTMENT WITH THE DR IN 2 MONTHS.... Read more

  • June 7, 2015

    1/7/2015 9:27:15 AM, by XSCAPEREALITY82

    So I'm a klutz. Like not your normal, run of the mill Klutz, but like State of the Art - use my body for science klutz. The last two days I've managed to slip on the ice and yesterday I ended up with Patella Bursitis which was beyond painful. It sucks trying to start over when stuff gets in the w... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/6/2015 12:42:10 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Getting my hand done today so I hope it works as last year it didn't.Hubby not well again this morning I think because his blood sugar was 5.1 this morning he thinks they are to low.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/5/2015 12:47:23 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Back to work today and every thing here is going to take awhile to put back together as all the equipment was taken out for the end of year cleaning ... Read more

  • Egg Mugs and Weight Gains

    1/5/2015 10:59:41 AM, by XSCAPEREALITY82

    Well I decided to start weighing every day. I feel like if I don't hold myself accountable to the scale every day, then I'll start going - oh I was really good this day, if I'm bad today, it will work itself out on the scale. Instead, if I know I'm going to weigh every day then I'll be able to rea... Read more

  • Monday

    1/4/2015 7:33:39 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Tomorrow back to work BOO then on Wednesday I am on sick leave as I am having steroid injections into my hand in 2 places so I am hoping it will be alright for work on Thursday.... Read more

  • Week 1

    1/4/2015 6:17:44 PM, by NAKEDBACON

    Weeks start on Mondays for weigh in purposes. I started just under 194, and today I am down to 191. I've been tracking calories, walking every other day, and biking/minor weights on the off days. Summary- Lost 3 lbs during week 1.... Read more

  • 01/04/2015 The New Year

    1/4/2015 12:20:10 PM, by XSCAPEREALITY82

    Well, I'm back on the weight loss wagon again. I really fell off hard the last six months or so and I really want to re-focus and find myself again. I've stopped drinking as much water as I used to, I've stopped being as active, I've stopped going to the gym. Well - I'm going to stop - stopping.... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/3/2015 7:23:08 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Well only 1 more day left before having to return to work for another year hopefully we will have more lists out here so I don't have to go to the other hospital.... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/2/2015 6:49:59 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Hubby had a terrible night last night and with the holidays the Dr. is closed and he does not want to go to the hospital just in case they keep him there.... Read more

  • how I feel today...

    1/2/2015 2:10:42 PM, by ROYADEDEAUX

    ...in 5 words or less Fresh, starting, uphill, pumped, possible!... Read more

  • Friday

    1/1/2015 7:44:39 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Was suppose to go our son's place today in Hamilton but the last 3 nights hubby has had a shocking night which also keeps me awake am going to make an appointment tomorrow for him to see the DR. hopefully he won't give him prednisone after last time.... Read more

  • 1 extra hour

    1/1/2015 1:08:10 PM, by ROYADEDEAUX

    If I had 1 extra hour in the day, i think I would try to spend it outside. I would want that extra hour to be daylight, and maybe it should come after it is already dark so that I get a second chance of making sure I go outside. During my school breaks it is way, way too easy for me to spend ... Read more

  • Thursday 1ST

    12/31/2014 7:45:18 PM, by JTREMBATH

    TODAY IS OFFICIALLY THE IST DAY FOR 2015 HERE IN NEW ZEALAND. GOT MOST OF MY IRONING DONE BUT STILL HAVE SOME MORE TO DO BUT THE REST CAN WAIT.... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    12/31/2014 7:09:52 PM, by BEAR128

    Dec 31st Not only is there a right to be happy, there is a duty to be happy. So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers. John Sutherland Bonnell... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    12/31/2014 7:08:24 PM, by BEAR128

    Dec 30th What you see (in your mind's eyes) is what you get. Proof: What you saw is pretty much what you got! Joe Klock... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    12/31/2014 7:06:46 PM, by BEAR128

    Dec 29th Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens It is the direct route to serenity and contentment. Grenville Kleiser... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    12/31/2014 7:04:55 PM, by BEAR128

    Dec 28th Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly. Julie Andrews... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    12/31/2014 7:03:09 PM, by BEAR128

    Dec 27th Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs. Stephen Cover... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    12/31/2014 7:01:02 PM, by BEAR128

    Dec 26th Character is higher than intellect. Ralph Waldo Emerson... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    12/31/2014 7:00:26 PM, by BEAR128

    Dec 25th The choices that make a significant difference in our lives are the tough ones. They're not often fun or easy, but they're the ones we have to make, and each is a deliberate step toward better understanding who we really are. Alexandra Stoddard... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    12/31/2014 6:58:31 PM, by BEAR128

    Dec 24th The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them. Socrates... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    12/31/2014 6:56:53 PM, by BEAR128

    Dec 23rd To pursue success effectively, you must build supportive relationships that will help you work towards your goals. To build those relationships, you need to trust others; and to earn their trust, you in turn must learn to be trustworthy. Stedman Graham... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    12/31/2014 6:54:34 PM, by BEAR128

    Dec 22nd Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy. Bill Blackman... Read more