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  • Day 44 - Party Time

    2/13/2016 11:16:54 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Coworkers who make working 4 parties seem fun. 2. Getting to know coworkers a little better. 3. Phone calls with Dad.... Read more

  • Day 43 - Fun Times

    2/13/2016 12:38:17 AM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Good movies with good friends. 2. Getting all but 1 thing on my list at Walmart. 3. Getting dinner prepped for tomorrow while also prepping tonight's dinner.... Read more

  • Day 42 - Tired Thursday

    2/12/2016 12:12:58 AM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Sweet dance students. 2. A nurse who can give a steroid shot without it hurting. 3. Planning new thing for the dance studio.... Read more

  • Day 41 - Up and Down Weather

    2/10/2016 11:15:59 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Good friends. 2. Delayed productivity. 3. The hubbs.... Read more

  • Day 40 - The Wind!

    2/10/2016 12:19:51 AM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. The wind didn't carry me away today. 2. Good lunch with a good friend. 3. A good job.... Read more

  • Day 39 - Marvelous Monday

    2/8/2016 11:03:48 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. The scale was kind today. 2. Valentine's fun with my dancers. 3. Sticker charts make everyone happy.... Read more

  • Day 38 - Super Bowl!

    2/7/2016 8:13:23 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. A safe trip home. 2. Sunday morning church 3. The hubbs... Read more

  • Wth

    2/7/2016 12:03:08 PM, by LYNNA1968

    Guess it's both bad and good still the same weight for the past 3 weeks, also just diagnosed with arthritis in my left knee and perimenopause which I'm absolutely okay with but now with the metabolism slowing down it's going to be more difficult to lose weight anybody out there have any ideas? thank... Read more

  • Day 37 - Sweet Snuggles

    2/6/2016 10:55:15 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Lunch with mom, the hubbs, and the hubbs' brother. 2. Sweet snuggles with my nephew (who is a week old today!) 3. Lazy Saturdays.... Read more

  • Day 36 - My Nephew

    2/6/2016 12:35:49 AM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Safe trip. 2. Meeting my nephew. 3. Getting to spend time with family.... Read more

  • Day 35 - Winter Is Back!

    2/5/2016 12:09:33 AM, by KALEWINE

    Well, our version of winter anyway. Which means it's cool enough for a jacket. 3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. I got to teach an extra class today! 2. 2 loads of laundry got folded. 3. I'm going to meet my nephew tomorrow!... Read more

  • Better

    2/4/2016 7:57:52 PM, by LOVEMYBIRDIES

    I am much better today. I was so exhausted yesterday I was ready to fall over. I didn't workout, but I feel much more rested. I guess I just needed a break. I work late tonight and am off tomorrow. It's supposed to be nice out, maybe I'll take a walk again. I am only a little sore now. I also feel... Read more

  • Getting back

    2/4/2016 12:26:47 PM, by CORGIMOM10

    After surviving weeks of the bronchitis from Hell - my plan was to get back to my program starting the first of February Unfortunately, the weather did not cooperate - we had a big blizzard and I could not even get out to go to the gym! I also started an online college class and have had to make ad... Read more

  • Day 34 - The Groundhog Apparently Saw Tornadoes Yesterday

    2/3/2016 11:55:39 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. We didn't have any tornadoes. 2. My dancers remembered their corrections and choreography from last week. (I actually teared up because I could tell they had practiced at home.) 3. I gained a new student tonight!... Read more

  • Restart + depression = super hard

    2/3/2016 4:38:55 PM, by LOVEMYBIRDIES

    Yes I am restarting to get healthy again. Stop, start, stop, start. Trying not to stop this time. Was super active this last summer into the fall, then got sick and stopped altogether. I walked Monday and Tuesday, it was really nice out. Today is really cold and I am sore from yesterday so I am ta... Read more

  • Day 33 - I Refuse to Turn on the A/C in February

    2/2/2016 11:58:26 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. I made it to the gym today. 2. The hearts my dancers are decorating this week make the studio look really festive. 3. We had fun in Senior Ensemble tonight!... Read more

  • Days 30, 31, & 32 - Busy Weekend

    2/1/2016 11:37:04 PM, by KALEWINE

    Saturday's Three Things I'm Thankful For: 1. My nephew was born. 2. My sister and her son are healthy. 3. A family who understands why I couldn't be there this weekend. Sunday's Three Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Safe trip to Mobile and back. 2. My student performed the best she's e... Read more

  • 1/31/16

    1/30/2016 12:00:57 PM, by JUSTBETSY

    Need to get better at tracking, I get frustrated with knowing measurements sizes and the time it takes to mark stuff down. Perhaps I'll keep a journal and track my notes later. Still trying to find a good workout, my recumbent bike needs repair. Ive tried an app for yoga poses, but it hurt to get u... Read more

  • Day 29 - Yesterday Was Accidentally Untitled

    1/30/2016 12:26:32 AM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Making a trip to Walmart for less than $100. 2. Finishing 4 dances today (just the choreography, still have to teach them). 3. Snuggles on the couch with the hubbs (and kitties) while watching Iron Man!... Read more

  • Day 28 -

    1/28/2016 11:42:57 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. A job I love. 2. Phone calls with Mom. 3. Older students who help younger students.... Read more

  • Day 27 - A Happy Snowman!

    1/27/2016 11:17:34 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. "In Summer" has been lengthened for recital. *Side note, it took the better part of a week to add 20 seconds to the song by mixing pieces of the karaoke version with the original. 2. Making big plans with a coworker about the future of our program! 3. S... Read more

  • Day 26 - More Rain

    1/27/2016 12:20:24 AM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. The scale was down 1.2 pounds yesterday. 2. My dancers worked hard and asked good questions today. 3. Lunch with a friend.... Read more

  • Day 25 - Shut Up and Dance with Me

    1/26/2016 12:03:11 AM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. My dancers worked super hard today in class. 2. We got competition times for this weekend. 3. I got the laundry folded.... Read more

  • Back again :) 1/25/16

    1/25/2016 4:49:13 PM, by JUSTBETSY

    Hello again. I left for a week or so, too embarrassed by my sugar binges to continue tracking. Yet I have to remember that this will take time to understand my own habits and make positive changes. But its imperative I keep at it, for the well-being of myself and my family. Having trouble getting... Read more

  • Day 24 - Lazy Sunday

    1/24/2016 10:26:50 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Kitten cuddles 2. Binge-watching TV with the hubbs. 3. Friends.... Read more

  • Day 23 - Super Saturday!

    1/24/2016 12:14:14 AM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Heat. 2. Getting organized. 3. I actually liked the spinach in the casserole.... Read more

  • Day 22 - Snow Flurries!

    1/23/2016 12:57:11 AM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Snow flurries. 2. 1 Dance choreographed for recital. 3. Candle light dinner and movie with the hubbs.... Read more

  • Day 21 - I'm Holding Out for a Hero

    1/21/2016 11:41:20 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. A clean kitchen. 2. A friend who knows she call whenever she needs me. 3. A good workout.... Read more

  • Day 20 - I Wanna Dance With Somebody!

    1/20/2016 11:39:50 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. I made it through the work day even though my body is tired. 2. I got to watch stunt class tonight. 3. The beautiful weather. On a side note, please keep my grandfather in your prayers.... Read more

  • Day 19 - I Wear My Sunglasses at Night

    1/19/2016 11:42:36 PM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Finally made it back to the gym. 2. Laughing so hard my cheeks hurt. 3. Adorable dance costumes.... Read more

  • Day 18 - It's 80s Week

    1/18/2016 11:45:06 PM, by KALEWINE

    It's 80s week at the dance studio! 3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. My coworkers don't think I'm weird for dressing in 80s clothes and wearing a side ponytail. 2. My dancers remembered their dance. 3. The hubbs.... Read more

  • Days 16&17 - The Weekend

    1/18/2016 12:07:44 AM, by KALEWINE

    Day 16 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Pancake breakfast with a friend. 2. Lots of yard work done. 3. Dinner with friends. Day 17 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Lazy days. 2. Sleeping in. 3. Getting another scrapbook planned out.... Read more

  • No more blood pressure medicine!

    1/16/2016 2:40:49 PM, by CAPE2ISLAND

    1-16-16 What does regular exercise + 20 pound weight loss + good food =? No more blood pressure medicine! At my annual physical yesterday, my blood pressure is now at a steady and healthy 120/60!! I am 61 and have had high blood pressure and needed medication for 3 years. This is quite an ... Read more

  • Day 15 - I Remembered to Blog Today!

    1/16/2016 12:39:58 AM, by KALEWINE

    3 Things I'm Thankful For: 1. Walmart had everything on my list. 2. I got my at-home to-do list done. 3. Date nights with the hubbs.... Read more

  • 160114 Decision check

    1/15/2016 8:41:21 AM, by ROSIESNOW

    Good choices: breakfast per plan logged lunch ahead to know what was left for dinner calories Resisted sweet craving Bad Choices Still went over on calories Added dressing and multiple servings which made it even worse. Good news is, weight still decreased so more good decisions ... Read more