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  • Whole30 Week 1

    9/8/2017 2:25:54 PM, by OUT-OF-ASHES

    Pro: I lost 5 pounds and my tummy has shrunk a little. That's pretty great. I'm able to fall asleep quicker. Con: I'm super tired. Chasing after... Read more

  • Night Shift, New Goals, and Baby #2

    8/30/2017 2:53:33 AM, by OUT-OF-ASHES

    Ya'll I had another baby... I was able to keep myself from gaining ALL of the weight back but just barely. I gained more this second time aroun... Read more

  • Reboot

    11/3/2015 7:41:22 AM, by OUT-OF-ASHES

    Its time to pull myself up by the bootstraps. I had a baby and I gained 65 pounds. I lost 20 when he was born but the rest decided to stick aroun... Read more

  • September Slothfulness

    9/11/2013 11:04:32 AM, by OUT-OF-ASHES

    Hello again my friends. Hi. I had gone away and then I came back for a day....and then I left AGAIN! What's up with that???? I hav... Read more

  • Jumbled June

    6/13/2013 9:11:07 AM, by OUT-OF-ASHES

    I'm BACK!!!!!!!!!!! LOL I took a brief hiatus. Still lost some poundage and inches, which is good. I am gearing up for my 8k race on the 22n... Read more

  • Active April

    4/12/2013 12:36:19 PM, by OUT-OF-ASHES

    Okay so it's almost the middle of April and I just realized I never gave a s... Read more

  • March Mayhem

    3/13/2013 2:37:21 PM, by OUT-OF-ASHES

    First an update: February Totals I lost 8.5 pounds which surpassed my 5 pound goal I surpassed my pushup goal of 1,000 (1,316) I surpasse... Read more

  • Can't Worry About The Future

    2/19/2013 1:10:02 PM, by LOUBEEDOO1

    Too often I find myself thinking about who I want to be, that is, the person with the characteristics I want to have. When you think about it, i... Read more

  • Fired Up February!

    2/2/2013 9:56:13 PM, by OUT-OF-ASHES

    Just some quick motivation for the weekend. I need to give an update on ... Read more

  • Having Fun!

    1/10/2013 12:19:43 PM, by LMMIMI

    Have found two fun patterns for scarfs - so am working on one of each, Working on a prayer shawl for church, and a round baby blanket for my exp... Read more

  • Day 345-My 11th Month Break Down

    1/2/2013 1:02:17 PM, by OUT-OF-ASHES

    I had a small setback with the weight loss in the month of December. It's hard to admit that considering how well I've done in the past and how f... Read more

  • Life Without A Computer!

    12/30/2012 12:30:58 PM, by LMMIMI

    I can't hardly believe that I went five days without a computer. No sparking, no playing games and no researching anything. It was great!... Read more

  • Do I Believe? I Want to Believe.

    12/28/2012 10:04:24 AM, by LOUBEEDOO1

    This time of year is ripe for thoughts of reflection. While looking through some old photographs the other day, a veil of melancholy set in and ... Read more

  • Day 333 Survival Mode

    12/21/2012 8:32:46 AM, by OUT-OF-ASHES

    Okay, so thankfully we aren't walking around like this. I mean, how embarra... Read more

  • Get Up and Go Has Got Up and Gone!

    12/18/2012 11:45:21 PM, by LMMIMI

    This past week I have really been just getting by. Been fighting sinus problems along with a not so fun cold. I don't get sick very often, but... Read more

  • Spent the Day With An Angel

    12/1/2012 11:15:07 PM, by LMMIMI

    My wonderful daughter-in-law came over this morning about 9:30AM (one of only two days she has off) to help me clean and put up my Christmas tree... Read more

  • Missing in Action!

    11/26/2012 10:33:26 PM, by LMMIMI

    Right now I feel like I am missing in action. My life, for the time being, revolves around being available for my daughter. Thankfully she can ... Read more

  • Do Things Happen For A Reason?

    11/16/2012 3:01:41 PM, by LMMIMI

    After volunteering at church this morning, I decided to run a couple of errands. First problem, I ran over a curb thinking I could go from one d... Read more

  • Stove Saga Continued and Baby Steps

    11/10/2012 8:24:27 PM, by LMMIMI

    Finally I can report that I have baked in my new oven. (Refer to my last two blogs to understand my joy.) The first item baked were low calorie... Read more

  • Finding Myself

    10/22/2012 6:27:38 PM, by MARSCK

    This journey has been about finding myself!! I have learned to make healthier food choices and take care of me first then others. I have fo... Read more


    10/12/2012 4:33:25 PM, by MARSCK

    Please support my facebook group by liking our photo!! http://www.facebook.com/phot
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  • Another one of those days!

    10/8/2012 11:08:40 PM, by LMMIMI

    I think I am of a cool mind now and can finish the stove saga. First things first, I was invited to my son's on Sunday to spend the night, a... Read more

  • It's Been One of Those Days!!!

    10/4/2012 11:55:03 PM, by LMMIMI

    Woke up this morning all excited because I am getting a new stove (the present one is 37 years old), and I got a really good deal on the new one.... Read more

  • Special Coffee Group Outing

    9/29/2012 11:42:05 PM, by LMMIMI

    The coffee group (see my photos) met as usual today, but not at Starbucks. After getting my daughter via walker and wheel chair into another spa... Read more

  • Thanks and Apologies

    9/24/2012 6:40:35 PM, by LMMIMI

    I want to thank all who respond to my activity feeds and send me goodies. Also for the prayers and concerns regarding what is going on in my lif... Read more

  • Friday the cold day...

    9/21/2012 1:20:13 PM, by ASLANSCUB

    I am sitting in a class observing (this is for the month of September; I hopefully start student teaching in Oct.), and it is FREEZING!!! On... Read more

  • It's not a diet

    9/20/2012 7:15:21 PM, by NEWMIRROR

    ts-not-a-diet/#.UFujNK7y-dA ... Read more

  • Hope I Can Do It- Update-

    9/18/2012 10:37:05 PM, by LMMIMI

    On Saturday afternoon I was going to try and teach someone how to knit. Of course, anyone who knits knows that one session is not going to do it... Read more

  • Flourless cookies- Quick and Easy

    9/16/2012 4:51:35 PM, by NEWMIRROR

    I made flourless cookies this weekend. This recipe has been around for a while.... Read more

  • Hope I Can Do It!

    9/13/2012 10:35:03 PM, by LMMIMI

    You just never know what is going to happen when you pick up the phone. I got a call from my church today asking if I would be willing to teach ... Read more

  • being selfish

    9/6/2012 1:35:58 PM, by ASLANSCUB

    I'm posting this on my main blog, but I'm trying to figure out how not to be so selfish. Here's the link; it won't be up till I get home and ca... Read more

  • Running :)

    8/30/2012 2:55:26 PM, by ASLANSCUB

    I tried to run earlier this week with a friend, and I don't know if it was the heat, or if we were running too fast, but I had to keep stopping a... Read more

  • the end

    8/18/2012 12:08:17 AM, by ASLANSCUB

    This week was...fractured, to say the least. Very odd. But a nice week. I pulled an almost-all-nighter Thursday night to finish homework for a... Read more

  • Pledge

    8/14/2012 5:04:30 PM, by ASLANSCUB

    Found this on a page I was viewing, thank you Finness! Never Quit Pledge Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter,... Read more

  • big thoughts...

    8/13/2012 6:58:03 PM, by ASLANSCUB

    I had a big thought yesterday when I was getting ready to swim...but now I can't remember what it was. It'll come to me. Maybe. :)... Read more

  • Friday!

    8/11/2012 2:42:42 PM, by ASLANSCUB

    I didn't get anything school-related done, which is bad, because i have a big paper due Sunday. Oh well. Maybe I can get it done before my gf's... Read more

  • owww....

    8/10/2012 11:19:14 AM, by ASLANSCUB

    I went swimming for 30 minutes yesterday. Good thing: I didn't hurt the way I did last time (leftover from accident), but I do hurt! Bad thing:... Read more

  • back to it...once again

    8/9/2012 1:13:23 PM, by ASLANSCUB

    didn't exercise since Friday because of time. :( It's a lot harder to get "back in the swing of things" when I've been off habit since DH got bac... Read more

  • Alleluia and Amen!

    8/6/2012 7:23:33 PM, by LMMIMI

    Finally got the partial today. Feels a little strange with more teeth in my mouth, but I can finally smile without making everyone laugh. A l... Read more

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