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  • Monday

    8/28/2016 11:23:11 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy your day sending light love and joy too all hugs... Read more

  • When I get stuck, it is usually one thing stopping me.

    8/28/2016 11:00:25 AM, by CTUPTON

    Lately, I have had to make many decisions about our big move to Buffalo from Connecticut. A couple of things I was stuck doing and I just could not move past them' -making a budget that I'd stick to. -actually putting the move in motion Both are now accomplished! Yeah! 104 521 ... Read more

  • Gods day

    8/28/2016 12:15:36 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Going back to church missed it so much must try and keep busy hugs thank you for all your support... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 36

    8/27/2016 11:56:54 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today it was a good thing I am committed to this challenge or I probably wouldn't have exercised. Friday and Saturday are normally my days of but someone is out of town so I worked for him. It has thrown of my routine and it has made me tired because I didn't get a couple of days to mentally recharg... Read more

  • Experimented with low carb baking

    8/27/2016 11:16:53 PM, by SSMITH762

    I haven't done any low carb baking, so today was an experience. I make this chocolate cake with alone flour, coconut flour and even some protein powder. It's a little heavy, but tastes great. The frosting contains butter, cream cheese, heavy cream, strawberries, and truvia. I may have stolen some b... Read more

  • Lovely brunch today, easy low carb eggs benedict

    8/27/2016 12:33:35 PM, by SSMITH762

    I'm not particularly fond of cooking, so I appreciate Pinterest and Facebook for giving me great food ideas. I saw something like this in my Pinterest feed this week and while i dont have time to make it during the week, I resolved to make it this weekend. This recipe is cauliflower hey, topped wi... Read more

  • Met with the Trainer

    8/27/2016 6:41:35 AM, by LOPEYP

    Met with the new trainer last Wednesday. I think I'm going to like her. You know how they say you can't judge a book by its cover? I guess that was what I had been doing with the trainer. She's worked at the gym for a few years now but she is very quiet and reserved. I picked her through process o... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/26/2016 11:12:02 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Swam lots today to try and rid anxiety trying to be strong to do my brothers home and packing it up and trying to do the best I can enjoy your day hugs... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 35

    8/26/2016 6:21:01 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today I was good and rode the bike for 40 minutes before I went to work. I am now more then a third of the way through this challenge. It was been good for me because there have been a few days that I would not have exercised with out this challenge.... Read more

  • Happy National Dog Day!

    8/26/2016 3:53:13 PM, by SSMITH762

    Hey all. Here are the dogs saying, let's all celebrate, of course, they say that every day. Dogs are such a joy to have around, most of the time! Also, weighed in at 204 this morning, that's 3 lbs down from last week and a total of 51 lbs gone since I started!... Read more

  • Honey filled bandage patches work!

    8/26/2016 3:48:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    A good friend just told me about this. She was given "bandaids" or patches with honey inside. Wow! Who wudda thunk it! chris
    nt/46/11/1677.full ... Read more

  • I might be moved by Nov. 1st!

    8/26/2016 1:39:27 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is so scary to me. Because of it, our house has 3 very nervous, anxious people in it right now! I am responsible for the move, of course, so I am anxious. DH is feeling bad because we will be quite far from his family. And DD is stressed because she won't have her Mom and Dad's house to live in... Read more

  • Hebron Fair, CT Sept. 8-11th

    8/26/2016 1:19:58 PM, by CTUPTON Dock Dogs is my favorite part of this fair. Sorry, this link takes you to a search engine. I don't know why. So click on one of the results of the search engine, please. chris... Read more

  • Day 31: Healthy Lifestyle Streak

    8/26/2016 1:14:03 PM, by CARAMELO83

    Still doing pretty good. Lost a bit of my mojo though. Need a new challenge! I've learned a lot this past 31 days. And on Tuesday, for the first major time I ate something that wasn't "clean" (okay, not exactly the first time time but there's a point to my blog LOL). So I went on a date w... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 34

    8/25/2016 11:59:44 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today I did 30 minutes on the bike. I have gotten a decent routine of riding the bike after dinner.... Read more

  • It's not always easy

    8/25/2016 11:47:38 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Today I started thinking about changes that are likely to happen very soon. I'm pretty confident that my position won't be around after tomorrow. Well, mine or anyone else's. I started to think about the last time I was part of a huge layoff. I sat on the couch eating candy, said I was going to do ... Read more

  • Around the Corner

    8/25/2016 11:03:02 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    Another surprisingly quick and easy block. Don't usually like black and brown together, but this appealed to me. ... Read more

  • Yarn Bombs

    8/25/2016 12:47:13 PM, by CTUPTON

    Apparently yarn bombing happens all over the world. I have seen a tiny example in a nearby town , near an art museum. This weekend we are planning on visiting Torrington, Ct which has been yarn bombed.
    nternation... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 33

    8/25/2016 1:29:56 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Tonight I did 30 minutes of leg exercises and stretching. Phase 1 of painting is complete. I am very happy with the new color of our bedroom.... Read more

  • 21 Day Challenge Day 5

    8/25/2016 12:34:37 AM, by CALIFSUE

    I am still at it, and started the 21 day challenge Saturday. I have been a member since 2007 and SparkPeople keeps me motivated. Losing weight is a never ending battle for me. It seems the older I get the harder it gets. I am super motivated right now. We are planning a trip to Bora Bora in April of... Read more

  • Thursday

    8/24/2016 11:41:41 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day aam very stressed I am so tired of dealing with dummies... Read more

  • Year's Favorite

    8/24/2016 9:55:48 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    Don't know if this is my favorite. Actually, I know it's not. Like it, but not my favorite. They do like their names for these blocks. I'm off to get real sleep. ... Read more

  • Running with a wild crowd

    8/24/2016 11:26:13 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Last night I went out for a practice run for my upcoming 10K trail race. I was pretty happy with my time since most of the route we hiked and still worked on getting used to the terrain. My friend and I did run flat stretches, she was awesome, especially since I know she really hates running but ... Read more

  • Happy Hump day

    8/24/2016 2:43:39 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a very blessed day hugs... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 32

    8/24/2016 12:34:19 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today was a good exercise day. I did 30 minutes on the bike this morning and worked out with my trainer for 60 minutes this afternoon. This months painting project is almost done. The painter should be finished with the master bedroom tomorrow. Now we just have to decide which rooms to paint next mo... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 31

    8/24/2016 12:27:55 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today I was exhausted from work. I had a bad headache and my back was really sore today. I did 25minutes of leg exercises... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day30

    8/24/2016 12:26:06 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Another 30 minutes on the bike. I am trying to get 30 minutes of cardio most days.... Read more

  • The Wnged Nine Patch

    8/23/2016 9:54:01 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    The first week of school is always so exhausting. I am determined, however, to meet all of my goals for fitness and nutrition! Hopefully, next week will have settled down a little. Today's blog-The Winged Nine Patch- is way more detailed, and more work intensive. And so, of course, it took way ... Read more

  • Some people knit, some people search online about knitting.

    8/23/2016 7:19:13 PM, by CTUPTON

    Me? Nope. I don't knit but DD does. In her honor: honest, my Mom made me this eons ago! Sorry about this one. We now have at least 100 different colored balls of yarn in the living room. It seems to be multiplying like coat hangers! c... Read more

  • Heading Down!

    8/23/2016 1:09:35 PM, by GAILRUU

    I lost another pound at my WW weigh in yesterday. I was hoping to get to my goal by the end of this month but I suspect it will be a few more weeks to get rid of 2 pounds for me. It has taken me 3 months to get rid of just over 5 pounds. I admit to a little lapse during camping although it wasn't... Read more

  • Fun Day/updates

    8/23/2016 7:43:55 AM, by LOPEYP

    Saturday we went to a friend's house for a relaxing day and dinner. She lives in a lovely coastal town. We hung out at her house, then went for a drive to the reservation and walked some trails and went to the top of the observation tower. The weather had finally dried and cooled a bit and there wa... Read more

  • Work

    8/22/2016 10:18:10 PM, by CUMBIACHICA

    Started back to work today... Read more

  • Double X

    8/22/2016 9:16:50 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    First day back with kids is always exhausting. I made today my rest day, and still managed 10 minutes. Didn't even give in to the "back to school" candy that good intention-ed friends and supervisors always hand out. They are in my desk drawer. Maybe I should give or throw them away, but there w... Read more

  • Gratitude!

    8/22/2016 6:04:43 PM, by CTUPTON

    A year ago I was running back and forth from 2 hospitals for hubby and for our daughter. I am very, very grateful they are both here and doing very well! chris... Read more

  • #bodyshaming 8-22-16

    8/22/2016 1:24:14 PM, by DS79705

    Our new shirts came in at work today. I had ordered my regular 2XL (women's). When I picked the shirt up, my first thought was; "This is for a child." I was informed that is was a "Ladies" shirt. I tried the shirt on. I was able to get the stretchy shirt on; however, I don't think it would be ethica... Read more

  • Day 27: Healthy Lifestyle Streak

    8/22/2016 11:56:45 AM, by CARAMELO83

    Down 2 more pounds today. So proud of myself. Its coming off slow and steady. I worked my butt off this week and I'm so happy the scale is working with me lol! Now, I didn't work out for the past two days unfortunately, so I have to really amp it up today. I'm trying to work on being balanced so I'... Read more

  • Triangles

    8/21/2016 9:10:43 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    Opened my door to start my walk this morning and a delivery guy walked up. I think I scared him. Oops. 246 It was a nice walk. From now on walks will have to be in the afternoon - hotter, and more likely to be rainy. Took measurements today and I'm down about 1/2 inch on each. That's ... Read more

  • The Long Wait!

    8/20/2016 11:20:14 PM, by GAILRUU

    I am so close to goal that I can taste it but the scale is not cooperating! I have increased my exercise, track, weigh and measure diligently and pray for patience! I expect that I will see a nice loss at some time since I am burning more calories than I am eating. The body is a funny thing somet... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 29

    8/20/2016 11:13:04 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Once again I did 30 minutes on the bike. I do feel like my cardio is starting to become more of a habit then a chore. Today I was rather productive and got a lot of stuff cleared out of the garage.... Read more

  • Square and Star

    8/20/2016 10:34:48 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    I need to figure out something to do with my feet. They're aching, and that always saps my energy. Tonight, maybe Advil. Did get in my workout, all my steps, and met fitness goals. Took a nap instead of eating lunch, so I'm low on calories today. Today's block - Square and Star - took a bit... Read more

  • Using a toddler plate lol

    8/20/2016 9:07:44 PM, by SSMITH762

    So maybe it's time to do dishes when dinner is eaten off a toddler plate. Hmmmm, I will say that it's nice eating off small plates. Dinner tonight was spicy low carb tuna cakes, fell apart skittle bit, guacamole, and broccoli- jalapeno casserole. Delicious and plenty of leftovers for lunch over th... Read more

  • Mexican style shakshuka for brunch

    8/20/2016 12:18:33 PM, by SSMITH762

    This is the always delicious eggs cooked on a bed of rotel tomatoes with green chili's. With a side of guacamole and chopped bacon. This is a great way to start the day.... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 28

    8/20/2016 12:08:32 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today I did another 30 minutes on the bike. Today was a day off so I had kind of a lazy day. I did work on organizing me closet some. The painter was here all day finishing the man cave. The good news is the master bedroom and guest room will be done next week. I am very excited to have a nice calmi... Read more

  • DD's latest knitting project--a hat like you've never seen before!

    8/20/2016 11:40:41 AM, by CTUPTON

    Yes, it is a hat!... Read more

  • Day 25: Healthy Lifestyle Streak

    8/20/2016 10:21:18 AM, by CARAMELO83

    So today I am visiting a friends house for a bbq and I've decided to use weekends to eat fruits and veggies only. Reason I do that is because I don't want to let the weekends undo everything I've worked so hard at during the week. I will most likely eat a salad and possibly a little bbq'd meat if I ... Read more

  • Ruins of Jericho

    8/19/2016 11:44:19 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    I am so amazingly talented. Managed to injure myself by making a salad. How? Here's a hint: I was cutting lettuce. 2 Celebration: down 12 pounds in 3 weeks on my eating plan! 224 I'm excited. And how did I celebrate? By breaking my eating plan. 20 Not a big deal, I'm still within ... Read more

  • Chicken and avocado salad, aka guacamole

    8/19/2016 10:59:49 PM, by SSMITH762

    I wasn't hungry tonight until 9, so I ran out to the grocery store to pick up some essential, still didn't wasn't in a cooking mood at 10, so I made up some guacamole and left over chicken. Seriously delicious, plus avocados are 2 for a dollar this week at Kroger so I have 4 more to play with, plus... Read more

  • Summer Break

    8/19/2016 7:34:59 PM, by CUMBIACHICA

    Have to go back to work next week. Wow!... Read more

  • Biewer Yorkie Terrier--and no barking!

    8/19/2016 12:07:33 PM, by CTUPTON

    Mostly she did not bark. And if she did, it was quiet. Not at all aggravating. 338 chris... Read more

  • magnesium can cause drowsiness????

    8/19/2016 11:55:51 AM, by CTUPTON

    "One of the most common side effects associated with magnesium supplements is drowsiness."
    drowsiness/ I have definitely had more energy in the last 2 weeks. I went through these thoughts: -I was busy in Buffalo doing t... Read more

  • Learning to wait

    8/19/2016 7:10:13 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    Count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. James 1:2-3 Sounds wrong to count it a joyful thing when difficult and dark trials come your way. Why would we be joyful to find ourselves in the middle of a painful sit... Read more

  • Minor Meltdown

    8/19/2016 5:59:59 AM, by MEINPROGRESS

    Sometimes, even when you think your doing everything to the best of your abilities, you spread yourself a little too thin. Yesterday was one of those days. I had my day planned out and knew it was going to be a busy one and thought I could handle it. Work was supposed to be an easy day, but it wa... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 27

    8/19/2016 1:07:18 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today was a good day exercise wise. I worked out 1 hour with my trainer and 30 minutes on the bike. Work was stressful today. I work with a very stupid person who instead of learning from a mistake continues to argue that he is right. It is very frustrating and always makes take a step back to evalu... Read more

  • Wow!!!!!!

    8/18/2016 11:34:41 PM, by CUMBIACHICA

    I am trying... Read more

  • Red Cross II

    8/18/2016 10:42:31 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    Today is day 21 after the start of my 21 day eating program. I feel good about how I've been doing, but there were those 3 days I was off the plan. Because of that break I'm not sure if I should really end it today. Not ending the program, but modifying it to add back a few foods that I haven't b... Read more

  • Biewer Yorkie Terrier

    8/18/2016 10:20:55 PM, by CTUPTON

    A friend had the cutest doggie. I hope I have the correct breed. This is an internet picture, not the dog I actually saw. The little dog, Pipa, played and played for hours. She made us pay attention to her and would nudge us if someone did not through her ball to fetch. She was a bundle o... Read more

  • Stir fried pepper steak over cauliflower rice

    8/18/2016 10:16:05 PM, by SSMITH762

    I switched it up for dinner tonight and made the fried cauliflower rice and topped it with the stir fried leftover fajitas meat, peppers, onions, and broccoli. It was delicious. I'll have to make this again.... Read more

  • Day 23: Healthy Lifestyle Streak

    8/18/2016 8:44:17 PM, by CARAMELO83

    Almost at a full month of the new me. I've really transformed a lot over the past month. And now I know I really needed to do this. Not just for the weight loss, and not even just for the emotional healing. But to find myself. Me. The real Carmen that's been hidden deep inside me since I becam... Read more

  • Small changes make a big difference

    8/18/2016 4:31:15 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Several days ago I decided I needed to go back to the beginning to a small change I had made when I started. I needed to reset. I put bowls of grapes out on tables and counters where I would see them so that when I wanted to snack they would be right there. After a couple of days I noticed that m... Read more

  • Here I go again

    8/18/2016 5:57:54 AM, by MEINPROGRESS

    It's funny how sometimes it takes a crisis to get you to get out of your head and just do what needs to be done. I've been struggling to get back on track for quite a while now. I've tried several different plans, challenges, means of support and often too many things at once. To add to my diffic... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 26

    8/18/2016 12:51:29 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    244 I am actually paring this blog on the right day! It is going to be boring though because I rode the bike for 30 minutes again tonight. On the Homefront the painting is coming along nicely. I really like the color we chose.... Read more

  • Thursday

    8/17/2016 11:18:30 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Looks like I may get justice for my brothers death... Read more

  • Harmony Square

    8/17/2016 10:24:07 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    It's interesting that I'm enjoying my food so much more now that I'm eating healthier, home cooked meals. And roasted vegetables are AMAZING! I think I could make a meal just of those, but they're also really good with baked salmon. 492 Today's block - Harmony Square - went together surpri... Read more

  • Internet search about "Why not?"

    8/17/2016 12:13:47 PM, by CTUPTON

    I used to make up stuff in my bio all the time, that I used to be a professional ice-skater and stuff like that. I found it so inspirational. Why not make myself cooler than I am? Stephen Colbert Read more at:
    tes/keywords/why_not_2.html Let's se... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 25

    8/17/2016 11:58:07 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    244 I am 25% done with my 100 day exercise challenge. I am still behind with the blog though. For day 25 I worked out for an hour with my trainer. Good news on the legal front it looks like we finally may start getting our share of the rent money from the rental houses my husband inherited. In oth... Read more

  • Love Your Body Pledge on the 50+ team

    8/17/2016 9:29:29 AM, by CTUPTON

    I made the pledge again. I needed that! chris
    sp?board=906x11534x55575409... Read more

  • I'd also like to see updated emoticons! We deserve this.

    8/17/2016 8:49:06 AM, by CTUPTON

    272 32 204 For "video" I had to use the old fashioned film emoticon. I can't stand using the emoticon head shot of someone looking in a mirror! Ugleee! Many, many of the emoticons are very outdated! Couldn't we have a new set of emoticons??? Spread the word on the tec... Read more

  • I'd like to see videos of people eating healthy.

    8/17/2016 8:39:40 AM, by CTUPTON

    Visuals41 of people help me way more than cute sayings. 24 I put up photos of my counselor and my doctor. This DID STOP 227 me from chowing down 29 at my computer desk. 17 I have at least 20 typed labels around my computer desk. They DO NOTHING 15 24 to make me stop and think about... Read more

  • Alzheimer's Walk

    8/17/2016 6:11:37 AM, by LOPEYP

    Things are going pretty well in my little part of the world. 20 Work was slow but just got busier so days are flying. We booked our little trip to visit my goddaughter at college in October. We are also going to GA where they film The Walking Dead and taking a couple of tours there. Should be... Read more

  • Forest Path

    8/17/2016 12:06:43 AM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    I keep saying that I'm going to bed early, But it keeps being 11 or 1130 before I get in bed. Sunday night I was finishing up the wall hanging, last night I was making a craft for convocation, and tonight I'm making a shirt. It's not reading in bed anymore, since I'm not doing that late into the ... Read more

  • Losing it

    8/16/2016 10:55:40 PM, by CUMBIACHICA

    I've got to keep moving!... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 24

    8/16/2016 8:38:36 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Good thing I am better at exercise then blogging because once again I am behind. I did 30 minutes on the bike for exercise today. I think in the next couple of weeks I am going to branch out and try some new things but I am happy that at least I have had some consistent cardio.... Read more

  • Went to the gym today...

    8/16/2016 7:13:27 PM, by CARAMELO83

    Got an awesome workout in with my hubby today. I also took my very first ever class. It was only an ab class but it was awesome! I always thought having someone push me would make me frustrated, but it was pretty awesome hearing the trainer egg you on and feeling so proud of yourself when you are f... Read more

  • Apartment Rant

    8/16/2016 6:21:58 PM, by KATRICK528

    Ok, so those who have seen at least one message board post know I am not doing greatů but no post actually has everything. I really need to vent and rant. Old apartment is on ground floor. New apartment is on 3rd floor. Last week: Scheduled people to unmount, move and mount my tv for app... Read more

  • Day 21: Healthy Lifestyle Streak is Now a Habit!

    8/16/2016 12:15:11 PM, by CARAMELO83

    They say do anything do anything for 21 days straight and it then becomes a habit. So today, I consider myself officially a 'healthy' person. For the past 21 days I have not eaten any junk food, and only once have I eaten any grain. I have immensely changed my emotional state, and I feel and look be... Read more

  • One step forward two steps back

    8/16/2016 11:34:14 AM, by DS79705

    When you think you had a good week and find out you gained 2 pounds. The fall semester is beginning soon. I will be working full time and taking classes. This is a pretty tough blow to start out this fall. It's so hard to stay motivated and positive under all the stress. How do you do it?... Read more

  • Card Basket

    8/15/2016 9:48:21 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    First day back to work was pretty good. Got all my steps, stair climbs, and was active all day. Didn't get to work in my room more than a couple minutes, but we weren't stuck in meetings all day. And we only had to be in the freezing auditorium for about five minutes! That's highly unusual. ... Read more

  • Another way to buy a week of nutritious prepared meals.

    8/15/2016 6:10:06 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is not an ad. It is just FYI. I visited the Buffalo area and someone showed me this business. We saw the "store." It was run by a couple of muscley men and a woman. I don't know if those were the only workers. they give you a list of meals available for the week. My friend was very in... Read more

  • Starting fresh and this week I vow to give up Bread!

    8/15/2016 5:01:03 PM, by JONES0333

    I have to start somewhere and see what causes me to continue to hold on to this weight even when I am working out 6 days a week. I am going to try giving up some of the things that I feel are my failures and might be affecting me not losing weight. I have been away from spark for some time now and... Read more

  • Sometimes a reset can be the change we need

    8/15/2016 3:33:07 PM, by TIKITAMI

    The past few months have been challenging. Between the shoulder injury, starting a business, having to give up my favourite race, varicose veins and now a couple of other things I noticed the last few of days my eating has become apathetic. My fruit and veggies weren't cut up on shopping day wait... Read more

  • Day 20: Tried on a bikini...

    8/15/2016 12:37:17 PM, by CARAMELO83

    Soooo, I'm so crazy. 334 Went to Target yesterday and tried on 2 bikinis...(sidepoint before I even get started: it's so crazy how when you are eating clean, your body loses weight differently. I've dropped only 11 lbs, but in clothing, I've dropped 2 SIZES! I was wearing an 16/18 comfortably... Read more

  • Aug. 15-21 Workout Schedule

    8/15/2016 10:41:16 AM, by MOMIN09

    Monday - Upper Body Rollercoaster, Krav Maga Tuesday - 5 Miles, Blast N Burn Wednesday - 6 Miles, Cardio Ball, Krav Maga Thursday - 4 Miles, Mobility Yoga Friday - Hydraulic Lower Body, Krav Maga Saturday - 11 Miles, Upper Body Rollercoaster Sunday - 2 Miles, Meditation... Read more

  • On Track

    8/15/2016 2:52:44 AM, by CUMBIACHICA

    I have got to work harder to get back on track... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 23

    8/14/2016 11:45:41 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    I stayed up too late last night watching the Olympics and 5:00 am came way too early this morning. Sunday's and Monday's I have to be at work at 7 am 102 . Work was fine today. Tonight I did 30 minutes of leg exercises.... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 22

    8/14/2016 11:42:02 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Good thing I am better at exercising then blogging because once again I am behind. For day 21 I rode the bike for 30 minutes. It was a mellow relaxing day although I stayed up to late watching the Olympics.... Read more

  • Cross and Crown

    8/14/2016 10:13:53 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    I usually like the rain, but not today. Today the rain just stopped me from seeing the goldfish or going out at all. Today's block - Cross and Crown - actually looks like it's name. Kind of surprising, all the lettering in the light fabric is going the same way. I really wasn't paying attention, ... Read more

  • Renting out our condo? Till the market picks up.

    8/14/2016 5:26:27 PM, by CTUPTON

    Two condos in our complex just dropped their prices. It is upsetting to me. DH's nephew was here to put in our bathroom flooring. He seriously suggested I rent out our condo till the market picked up. to me this is a headache. But I might be forced to do this. I am also considering re... Read more

  • Day 19: Healthy Lifestyle Streak

    8/14/2016 4:28:14 PM, by CARAMELO83

    I'm almost at 21 days, which officially means I will have made it a 'habit' to eat healthy. I'm so excited about the new me! I killed it yesterday and today in the workout department. I'm so excited. I'm learning that it's really important to take my time when it comes to new habits I'm trying... Read more

  • I might play a joke on DD...

    8/14/2016 3:03:19 PM, by CTUPTON

    My daughter just bought eggs. Hmmm..... chris... Read more

  • Thinking of going for a quick bike ride after church

    8/14/2016 2:29:57 PM, by SSMITH762

    I walked the dogs this morning and saw a lot of people biking. My goal was to wait until I got down to 200 to take up cycling, but my bike is calling to me. I suppose I'm only 8 pounds away. I may keep it to 10 minutes though. I always feel guilty doing anything in the neighborhood without the do... Read more

  • Gods day

    8/13/2016 11:35:04 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day and pry for peace nd justice hugs... Read more

  • Sarah's Choice

    8/13/2016 11:23:53 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    Massive thunder/lightning storm this evening. The pond overflowed, and it was hilarious watching the goldfish hide from the rain in the goldfish bowl! 175 Today's workout was hard to get through. Not sure what the problem was, just wasn't feeling the energy I have been. Today's bloc... Read more

  • Vacation

    8/13/2016 11:09:50 PM, by CUMBIACHICA

    Really need to take the eating and the exercise off of vacation... Read more

  • Yummy burger and mashed cauliflower

    8/13/2016 3:28:29 PM, by SSMITH762

    I saw photos of this on Facebook and realized I had most of the ingredients! It's a burger with tomato's on top of bacon topped with half an avocado and some Mayo. I love keto!... Read more

  • Day 18: Healthy Lifestyle Streak- Down 10 lbs!

    8/13/2016 2:30:31 PM, by CARAMELO83

    Hit my first goal, lost 10 lbs!! 104 Also had awesome non-scale victories: some friends came over that I haven't seen in a few months and they were like 'Wow you look so great, omg have you lost weight??!?!?!!!'. That was very encouraging. Weekends are always a struggle for me, especially whe... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 21

    8/13/2016 1:05:43 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    244 I have made it through the first 3 weeks of my challenge. Today I rode the stationary bike for 30 minutes. That has been my go to lately.I met with an interior designer today about furniture for the living room. The first phase of painting starts on Monday. After living in this house for 2 years... Read more

  • Right Hand of Friendship

    8/12/2016 11:45:23 PM, by ASTROSCOPUS

    Today was the last day of vacation; Monday it's back to work and collaboration with friends and co-workers. Haven't spent time with most of my friends all summer, and felt a bit like a hermit. Instead of contacting and interacting I've made gifts for people and their (hopefully) new babies. I sup... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/12/2016 11:31:03 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Just letting everyone know I am going to get justice for my brother who died due to neglect and improper diagnosis and wrong diagnosis and abusibe and negligence of his treatment feeling a little happier now just so much paper work I have to do wish its was easier but we do not get more them we ... Read more

  • BLC32 - Weight Loss Challenge is now closed

    8/12/2016 7:44:42 PM, by GRACIEC

    The Biggest Loser Challenge (also known as the BLC) is a 15 week challenge that was INSPIRED by, but not based on the TV show of the same name. We have been around for 9+ years encouraging HEALTHY weight loss and fitness by helping you on your journey towards your goals. What is it YOU need t... Read more

  • When a Roomba meets a pile of dooggie poop at 1:30 am.

    8/12/2016 4:29:27 PM, by CTUPTON

    The machine was stopped only because a child woke up in the middle of the night.
    ton/?utm_source=FB I have 2 cats now. No robot room vacuum for me! chris... Read more