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  • Riding is my therapy.

    1/13/2017 4:17:31 PM, by STORMYLI

    When I'm feeling anxious or stressed or wanting to eat everything that isn't nailed down, I ride my motorcycle to clear my head and be alone. It's like therapy.... Read more

  • If you build it...they will come.

    1/12/2017 1:52:44 PM, by STORMYLI

    That same logic works for me with food. If I buy it...I will eat it. If I make two portions of something, you can be sure I'll be chowing down on every bite. Today, I was tempted to eat 2 sandwiches for lunch with a soda. I decided that if I only made one sandwich, then I would be too lazy to ma... Read more

  • Half way through my squats challenge!

    1/10/2017 1:51:55 PM, by STORMYLI

    My squat challenge has been to gradually work up to doing 100 squats per day. I'm half way there! I've been doing really good about not skipping workouts since January 1st.... Read more

  • January 10, 2017

    1/10/2017 1:14:54 PM, by STARRYK15

    Ten days in the new year - how are those new years' resolutions holding up? Its difficult - I never make resolutions at the new year - I feel I might set myself up to fail... put too much pressure on me. I think if we plan to make a change in our life, for what we feel is the better, tha... Read more

  • Mindless Eating is Hazard to your Health

    1/9/2017 3:59:46 PM, by I2BZ2W8

    Awwwww man... so I am stuck at work and didnt have enough good food until I get off work...and a co-worker offered me a bag of Orville Redenbacher's Kettle Korn Pop-Up Bowl. I figure out how to get the wrapper off after I popped it...that should count for some points or the use of some of the calor... Read more

  • Struggling

    1/9/2017 1:53:21 PM, by STORMYLI

    When I decided to cut my usual lunch of chocolate muffins with frosting, I didn't realize how difficult it would be to stick to. It's been a few days, and I'm craving them a lot. But...so far, I've stuck to my guns about this. Over all, I lost 2 pounds last week as a result of all the tiny dietar... Read more

  • "Pet Value"

    1/8/2017 11:17:26 AM, by TPHILLIPS69

    There's a Canadian pet store chain called pet value but I'm sure their intent in using the word "value" wasn't the same as what I'm about to say. This morning I was driving back from breakfast with friends where we all exchanged stories about various pets, mainly dogs, we'd had, and the antics of e... Read more

  • LIfe's little curve balls

    1/7/2017 6:07:57 PM, by COONSY

    So, just when things seem to take a really good turn, and you feel like things are going really positively, the um and yang of the universe step in and decide to balance things, because how dare we have too much awesome going on at once! At least in my case, it didn't take long. On Friday, Dece... Read more

  • It's the little things.

    1/6/2017 2:07:12 PM, by STORMYLI

    Once a week, our family has sandwiches for dinner. I also have soda and dessert. Normally, I eat two sandwiches. Last night, I made the decision to only have one. I still had the drink and the dessert. But I wanted to at least make one small change with that meal, and it ended up saving me hund... Read more

  • 345 Calories!

    1/5/2017 10:28:28 PM, by MIRANDAB123

    ....so I've created a Pb2 Recipe that both Hubby and I both like 🤔 lol... Read more

  • The weekend comith

    1/5/2017 3:08:49 PM, by STORMYLI

    My biggest issues with eating have always been the weekends. Because of my husband's work schedule, he's only really home long enough to relax and indulge in snacking and eating whatever he wants on Saturdays and Sundays. Here's the thing...he feels guilty eating that yummy stuff unless I eat it t... Read more

  • Aftermath

    1/5/2017 11:29:49 AM, by TPHILLIPS69

    I'm having a weepy morning. week, really. I knew it would happen eventually, when the rush of holidays was over and I could slow down and let it wash over me. *HE* is gone, and won't be back. and I'm alone in this big house, with a new (rescue) dog who has as many emotional hangups as me. we get eac... Read more

  • 2017 in 2017

    1/3/2017 10:18:20 PM, by RRTSMOM

    I haven't stopped. I may have slowed down a bit over the last few mnths but won't stop. I have a couple goals in mind this year..first walk/run 2017 miles this year. That is about 5.5 miles a day. Does that mean I will get that a day no; but on average I hope too. I realize its a big goal but... Read more

  • MPC 2017 - Starts today!!

    1/3/2017 8:25:07 AM, by PEABODY04

    I signed up for the My Peak Challenge 2017 for this year. It is a 12 month lifestyle improvement program and also helps a charity. This year's program changed to a full year long program and month 1 rolled out yesterday. I still have to do my grocery list and shopping, but I'm starting today rega... Read more

  • Day One

    1/1/2017 3:08:38 PM, by STORMYLI

    Happy New Year! It's the time of the year when we all make big plans and resolutions. Most won't be kept. But we all get an A for effort. For me...I'm starting a squat challenge. Today I did 5 squats. Gotta be careful because I have a hernia. Tomorrow I'll do 10, and 15 the next day...etc etc... Read more

  • Mobility or exercise?

    12/30/2016 10:08:00 PM, by STORMYLI

    My sister was 500 pounds before her knees finally gave out on her and she was told by her doctors to get her weight under control or she'd end up in a wheelchair inside of a year. She needed both knees replaced, and they refused to operate on her at that weight. Mobility had become a big issue for... Read more

  • Kids these days...

    12/30/2016 1:22:44 PM, by STORMYLI

    My kids range in age from 11 to 28. And I have come to understand over the years that when you have 4 kids, one is always going to be mad at you. Puberty is a nightmare, but so is every other stage if you really think about it. Today, it's my 12 year old that isn't talking to me. I'm making a HU... Read more

  • It's me again

    12/30/2016 8:43:51 AM, by I2BZ2W8

    In a few more days it will be a new year and a chance to start again. I've had a lot of good and bath things happen this year but I will not let that define me. In order to be able to post again I have to be the change. I'm starting today right where I am. Yep it's me again....I'm back....... Read more

  • So much for old habits dying hard.

    12/29/2016 10:27:14 AM, by STORMYLI

    Yesterday was just a bad day all around. One thing after another put my stress level into orbit. I coped the way I always have. By eating. A lot. But there's no sense in torturing myself about it. What's done is done. And all I can do is try to eat better today.... Read more

  • On days like this...

    12/27/2016 11:34:21 PM, by STORMYLI

    Old habits die hard. But they do die if you shoot them in the head enough times. At the end of every day, I decide if I can call the day a success. Today, I think I can. I did my planned exercise. And even though I ate ice cream for lunch and a bigger dinner than necessary, I didn't go on an ea... Read more

  • Oddly enough...

    12/27/2016 6:05:25 PM, by STORMYLI

    Today's been hit and miss so far. I had ice cream for lunch today, thanks to my kids treating me. Right now it's 3 pm, and I just had my last "meal" of the day. It was more food than I had originally planned on eating. I'm full, which is good. But it's the rest of the day that will be my usual ... Read more

  • Post Xmas!

    12/27/2016 1:18:03 PM, by STORMYLI

    Xmas was hectic, as usual. The grandkids tore up my clean ish house and broke something. I ate too much. But it's always good to see the little monsters. Now...things are back to normal chaos...lol. I'm trying to make small changes every week in regards to my eating habits. The goal isn't nece... Read more

  • Rats!!! Goofed for a week, but getting back on track!

    12/27/2016 7:34:35 AM, by PEABODY04

    Well, the holiday and it's time crunch and stresses helped me to fall off the 5K walk/jog challenge for a week. However, I am not quitting!! I went into the challenge and changed my day back to day 7 instead of day 14...that way I can repeat week two instead of quitting or pretending like I did it... Read more

  • New week, still on the challenge

    12/19/2016 12:52:38 PM, by PEABODY04

    It's Monday and I'm on Day 6 of the 5K Your Way Walk/Jog challenge. It has been a challenge as I do Not want to do my workout some nights, but the challenge is keeping me going. I'm also quite glad that my mood is still improved. I was just feeling down, most of the time and I really didn't know ... Read more