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  • The Blame Game

    7/21/2014 1:57:41 PM, by SDLOV3R

    We all do it. We like to think that what's wrong in our lives is not us, but other people and things. It's easier to place blame elsewhere in our lives in order to keep some false ideal that we or those we love could never do wrong. The problem with this is that it is misdirected energy. If we take ... Read more

  • Reviewing My Plan

    7/21/2014 12:42:00 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Today could be one of those days. It's Monday, the first day after vacation. 5AM rolled around much too early this morning. YAWN.... But it will not diminish my enthusiasm for the journey I'm on. Though having DH at home... Read more

  • How much food do they eat during one 30 minute tv show ???

    7/19/2014 6:46:47 PM, by KYLIECAT1

    I just watched a 30 minute tv show , There were 12 times people ate during the half hour ! No wonder we munch out while watching tv ! To give credit there was one part of the show that showed people jogging ! lol.... Read more

  • Help ! I keep channeling Rodney Dangerfield and I can't stop !

    7/18/2014 11:03:47 AM, by KYLIECAT1

    I have been watching a show on the Hallmark Channel called Ceder Cove not really my type of show I normally watch but somehow I am hooked ! As I am watching I realized that I don't know how to act mature ! like EVER ! Many people have told me I am the funniest person they know and I should be ... Read more

  • Patience

    7/17/2014 9:41:45 AM, by KAREN-IS-HERE

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  • no nothing

    7/16/2014 7:35:34 PM, by KAREN-IS-HERE

    no "creature" but plenty of dead bugs dust and construction material cleared out of duct work.... must of been a beetle's death march, there were plenty enough ... Read more

  • Day 2 Losing 10lb in 30 Days

    7/16/2014 11:49:32 AM, by SWAN47

    Day 1 went well. Didn't overeat and exercised. Today I drive home from vacation and have an appointment with my trainer so exercise no problem. Eating will be my challenge but have planned to eat healthy getting in fruits and veges with a smoothie. I feel better already when I eat well and exercise... Read more

  • You Can do This

    7/15/2014 10:16:42 PM, by KAREN-IS-HERE
    / I tried out my virtual model at 210 lbs @ 158 lbs 210 lbs ... Read more

  • 10 lbs in a Month

    7/15/2014 3:55:57 PM, by SWAN47

    I want to lose 10 lbs. in 30 days. The hardest part for me will be food consumption. That is my challenge. Exercise I fit in - good add more. So for the next 30 days I will plan my meals the day before and track what I eat. Today is day 1. I would like to be one dress size smaller by ... Read more

  • Onward

    7/15/2014 10:42:50 AM, by KAREN-IS-HERE

    thoughts while walking My Grandmother's 50 lbs before & after Dad's 50 lbs before & after ... Read more

  • Giggle for the Day

    7/14/2014 2:36:04 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    If only it were that easy. Busy day around the property today . . . we're heading into town for some supplies for a project DH's in the middle of doing. Well, it IS Summer. Our temps are setting new records . . . tomorrow... Read more

  • R U a meatless monday person?

    7/14/2014 9:40:46 AM, by KAREN-IS-HERE

    Maybe today I will play along with meatless Monday people, I got other stuff that would be pretty darn tasty like beans I can process into hummus dip with garlic and lime, then later I could have popcorn all tender and still warm ... Read more

  • Vacation Day #3 = Sunday Check-in

    7/13/2014 1:38:24 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Well so far, so good. One thing I need to explain . . . the suggestions for planning ahead are great, and when I am at home, I do just that. But when we're on a road trip, most of the time we have no idea where we'll be for lunch. And even if we did, it's usually at a hometown diner or gre... Read more

  • short list

    7/13/2014 10:50:46 AM, by KAREN-IS-HERE

    Anything I've done well was on a short list-This week it is these three 1. drink three 24 oz mugs of water by dinner time 2. eat breakfast before morning coffee 3. one fruit after dinner- that's the snack nothing else get use... Read more

  • dud :/

    7/12/2014 11:44:19 AM, by KAREN-IS-HERE

    book number 6 in my lifetime that is so dull even I have to abandon it ... Read more

  • Making Plans for Vacation

    7/10/2014 3:35:04 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Although we are planning some day trips rather than a 'pack it up and get outta Dodge' vacation, having DH at home for 10 days will be a big change to my normal routine. My brain is already going into vacation mode. And apparently so is his because he brought home pizza last night and is planning ... Read more

  • Still dealing with fire loss, vacation, and hot weather.

    7/7/2014 11:00:47 PM, by GEOFROG

    Dan and I are still dealing with the fire and everything we lost and insurance and smoke damage. The weather has gotten very hot here and staying in the motorhome we got is getting somewhat unbearable. We have been able to go into the house some and have the AC on but not at night or when the crews... Read more

  • Making Today Count!

    7/7/2014 3:30:56 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Hope you made the most of the three-day weekend. We sure did. On Friday, we drove the back roads through the mountains all the way to the coast. Surprisingly azaleas are still in bloom on the cool coast side of the mountains... Read more

  • Perspective

    7/5/2014 5:06:18 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

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  • Today's Focus

    7/3/2014 12:08:14 PM, by XME501

    I have had a cough and a cold for about 2 weeks and i am done with it!! Finally feeling much better and did not wake coughing during the night. So my 3 goals for today are: Laundry - a couple of loads - DONE - only had one load to do. Dr. appointment to have by BP meds checked. - DO... Read more

  • Keeping it Real

    7/3/2014 11:49:45 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    A quick catch up for another busy week . . . First of all, we had an awesome ride last weekend. Found a new-to-us restaurant in a tiny little town. Great food and atmosphere. Gonna do that one again! I don't have a step tracker gizmo but I know I'm getting plenty steps in every day! I... Read more

  • VW's Brilliant Ad - dangers of using cell phones while driving

    7/3/2014 11:30:11 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    A brilliant way to get the point across ... Read more

  • Whats your plan for the 4th ?

    7/3/2014 9:19:34 AM, by KYLIECAT1

    Are you going to forget tracking for the 4th or try to work it in ? What about fitness? Whatever your choice maybe don't let a slip up effect your whole week ! I plan to not track but try to be reasonable and I will be doing lots of walking that day so will track that I am bringing a fruit platter ... Read more

  • July - revisiting resolutions

    7/1/2014 7:23:11 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Half a year has past since the big push to set resolution for this new year. So, how are you doing? ... Read more

  • Pamper Mission time again !

    7/1/2014 8:45:27 AM, by KYLIECAT1

    I am one of the admins of THE BUDDY SYSTEM GROUP and each month we post little missions for us to accomplish , This month we repeated a mission called THE PAMPER MISSION . What that basically is , is doing something for yourself each day to make you feel better and like the Queen or King that you ar... Read more

  • Woohoo! Off to a great start for the new week.

    6/30/2014 3:45:08 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Had a great weekend . . . went for a long ride and had a great day with DH yesterday. Got back home, spent 90 minutes in the hot/cool tub til I looked like a prune! But it felt wonderful. Then the electricity went out . . . . and we were without until 5 this morning, which is when we usually... Read more

  • Bohemian Vs Hippie !

    6/30/2014 9:47:23 AM, by KYLIECAT1

    A girl came in to apply for a job the other day , who described her self as a *Flower Child*.During the interview , We talked about job duties and also I like to get the feel of the person to see how well they will fit in , Working in a hotel is not for everyone ! You have to have the right kind of... Read more

  • Realizing you are just a friend of convenience...

    6/29/2014 6:06:15 AM, by JEANNIE-BEAN21

    Over the past 6 months or so I realized that a friend, that I thought was a true friend...was just using me. I am one of those people who will always make time for people, and do things for their kids. If their kid needs a ride home, I'll be there. Ride to a game? Gotcha covered ! ... Read more

  • Look to your dream, she said

    6/27/2014 10:44:39 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    In my (June 17) "I'm not a Cookie" blog I mentioned that I was having a hard time trying to figure out how to display the jewelry I'm making. Karen replied "Look to your dream" Well, I dreamed about a beautiful forest, and there were vines entwined among the trees. So, h... Read more

  • Back among the living

    6/26/2014 10:09:50 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    It's been a long time since I spent the day in bed. But I did yesterday . . . Actually I had to go to bed about 7 the night before. This has been one of the most miserable flu/virus/cootie/sickie experiences I've had. No sore throat or tummy problems, it just felt like I had inflammation ... Read more

  • "Under the Weather"

    6/23/2014 10:33:23 AM, by XME501

    This past week i used the expression "under the weather" a couple of times and just got to wondering where this phrase came from. Found this explanation - among a few others - at under the weather During the days when ships were powered by sail, the captains log docum... Read more

  • By golly, I think she's got it!

    6/22/2014 2:31:10 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    As long as you believe you can, YOU CAN DO IT!!! This 80-something granny can still kick some serious booty . . . ... Read more