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  • Thinking Only Positive

    4/19/2018 1:13:17 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    After being stuck in a rut for so long, I feel like maybe, just maybe, my life MIGHT be turning around. Ever since the injury on October 1, 2016,... Read more

  • My Thoughts On the 5% Challenges

    4/17/2018 10:05:57 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    One of the overall leaders of the 5% challenges has challenged us to write out our thoughts in blog form today. So, I'm taking up that challenge.... Read more

  • I know I'm Losing, But...

    4/17/2018 1:21:19 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Yesterday was the first day in a long time that I actually dressed up. What surprised me was the fact that I needed to buy new dress pants, espec... Read more

  • Breakfast

    4/15/2018 11:27:17 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    For as long as I remember I have always looked at breakfast as a "sweet" meal. Why? Well as a child it was a Friday thing to grocery shop with my... Read more

  • Don't Bring Me Down

    4/14/2018 11:49:52 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Like the ELO song, Don't Bring Me Down ( https://youtu.be/z9nkzaO
    PP6g ). Okay, so the subject of the song has nothing to... Read more

  • Motivated

    4/14/2018 10:16:23 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    I woke up so motivated to make the best of this Saturday!!! I am ready to kick butt on my house, weightloss, and so on!!!! Now the rain just need... Read more

  • Colonoscopy

    4/13/2018 12:26:46 PM, by STACYDICK1981

    I had a colonoscopy this morning and beyond glad it is behind me!! I have a small tear in my colon but should heal up on its own!! So now I am fo... Read more

  • Thursday

    4/12/2018 7:35:11 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Sitting on the couch waiting on my kids to get ready for school. I look out the window and I see the sun peeking over the house across the street... Read more

  • Good Morning!!

    4/11/2018 7:02:34 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    I woke up this morning feeling motivated to get things done!!! I am ready to tackle whatever this day throws my way with a positive attitude and ... Read more

  • Doctor

    4/10/2018 8:15:03 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Doctor day!! I will be heading to my doctor today to see what my next steps are with this GI bleed! Yesterday was a good day food and water wise!... Read more

  • Monday

    4/9/2018 6:11:58 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Today the kids go back to school following an almost 2 week Spring Break.... There is snow on the ground.....But I am going to make the most of t... Read more

  • Setback maybe??

    4/8/2018 2:59:42 PM, by STACYDICK1981

    I just found out I have a GI bleed.... This could set me back on my goals... I hope not.. I am going to push my exercise as much as possible. As ... Read more

  • For Real Mother Nature.....

    4/7/2018 9:55:56 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    When will the snow and cold end?????? I am so ready to consistently be outside and enjoying nature. But we are in constant up and down tempature ... Read more

  • Can You Smell the Excitement in the Air?

    4/6/2018 4:22:30 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Ahhhhhh!!!!!! Spring! It's finally here! As I walke... Read more

  • It’s Friday

    4/6/2018 6:34:03 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    As much as I am ready to welcome the weekend. I also dread it so to being not as much structured schedule. This is when I can slip up majorly. Bu... Read more

  • Weather

    4/5/2018 6:59:31 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    So Indiana weather is crazy to say the least!!! I am ready to consistently get outside and walk!! I have a great group of friends that walk each ... Read more

  • Spiritual Chaos

    4/4/2018 3:49:51 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I am a blogger. I actually have two separate blogs, but today's comes from my one on personal organization. I hope you like it. www.... Read more

  • It’s Wednesday

    4/4/2018 8:17:36 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Half way through the week and I am feeling positive! I have walked 3 and a half miles. It may not be much but it’s huge for me! I have met my wat... Read more

  • Weather please

    4/3/2018 8:50:14 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Last night I wasn’t expecting to get any exercise in. It snowed here yesterday and I was not about to walk outside the front door. Then my friend... Read more

  • Today is the day

    4/2/2018 10:32:00 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Diabetes High Cholesterol High Blood Pressure Morbid Obesity When do you say enough is enough? Today is that day for me... I have yo-yo diete... Read more

  • Health Scare or Health Dare

    3/30/2018 1:09:00 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Earlier today I went to take a shower, but doubled over due to the extreme amount of pain in my lower right quadrant of my abdomen. I had been ig... Read more

  • Do it, but do it right

    3/27/2018 12:12:39 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I was talking with a friend about weight loss yesterday. She was feeling frustrated as she was watching another friend seemingly effortlessly dro... Read more

  • The Struggle is Real...

    3/20/2018 1:38:16 PM, by MARAKINNEY

    As I said in my previous post; this journey is anything but easy. I have been walking more, trying to eat better, but the last month has also bee... Read more

  • Don't Give Up

    3/19/2018 1:01:03 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    This coming September, I will celebrate my ten year SparkVersary. Yes, I have been a member of SparkPeople for ten years now. I know I don't look... Read more

  • How to Ease Sore Ankles After a Long Day of Walking

    3/18/2018 10:44:41 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I've done a ton of walking the past two days. My back feels fine, but my ankles are paying the price. However, I have learned that if you wrap an... Read more

  • Off Kilter

    3/18/2018 10:25:42 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Have you ever found yourself in a place where everything just seems "off"? That's where I am right now, and I'm not sure how I got here. I'm not ... Read more

  • When Anti-Psychotics Create Weight Gain

    3/9/2018 11:18:52 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I wrote a new blog in my Beautifully Cracked: My Life Bipolar website about how bipolar meds cause weight gain and my own personal experience. I ... Read more

  • What a Way to Start the Day

    3/5/2018 10:05:52 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Since I hurt myself back in October 2016, I've not been able to move much at all. My body just wouldn't allow me to contort in the ways I wanted ... Read more

  • Time to Hit the Reset Button

    3/2/2018 8:15:52 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Now that the dust has settled after Wednesday's news, I am now sitting here with a renewed sense of self and a renewed goal on what is next. I fe... Read more

  • An Odd Feeling

    2/28/2018 7:58:29 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I've been here before. Just a year ago, as a matter of fact, but for a different reason. This time last year it was due to my back and the fact t... Read more

  • Physical Pain is Not Just Physical

    2/25/2018 1:01:02 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    After a very weird mixed bipolar mixed episode yesterday afternoon that seemed like a combination of panic attack and mania, I decided it was fin... Read more

  • It's Working!

    2/24/2018 11:48:48 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    It has been a long 18 months since I injured my lower back. I have literally struggled on a daily basis just to do the basic minimum, and that ha... Read more

  • I Need More of Those

    2/18/2018 1:28:46 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Yesterday I treated myself to a deep tissue massage. I originally planned on getting a hot stone massage, but for some reason, due to not having ... Read more

  • Starting Over Daily

    2/16/2018 4:56:09 PM, by MARAKINNEY

    PREDIABETES is a scary word for me. It doesn't seem to be scary enough though. This past week I've slow crept back into some bad habits. Today I ... Read more

  • Infusing Goodness

    2/14/2018 1:37:10 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I'm at home sick. Again. Last week I was diagnosed with pneumonia, and apparently I'm not 100% just yet, and my lack of sleep the past coup... Read more

  • Yosemite Bound

    2/11/2018 8:11:48 PM, by MRUSZKOWS

    Preparing for some serious hiking. 15 pounds is my goal, build muscle and strength before May 18th. 2 miles, hands free on the elliptical. Need t... Read more

  • Not That Way

    2/11/2018 12:21:18 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I have bipolar disorder 1. That means I struggle... Read more

  • Stay motivated

    2/6/2018 2:57:13 PM, by QSHEPP

    Winter focus... Read more

  • Close Call/Wake Up Call

    2/5/2018 7:38:40 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Have you ever feared something so much you have nightmares about it? Well, mine almost came true this morning. Read more

  • Ouchie!

    2/4/2018 8:29:08 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Well, my ankle and my other boo-boos are starting to heal, but not quite completely just yet. After getting out of the shower, I took inventory o... Read more

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