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  • it's wednesday

    11/20/2019 5:55:45 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym today and i feel good. my daughter says hi. on saturday, it will be my dad's birthday. my daughter and i will be spending the day with him, my mom and my sister. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Day 109: Didn't reach that goal? TRY AGAIN! 9 days to Thanksgiving

    11/20/2019 1:35:34 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Can you believe it's already only 9 days left until Thanksgiving! We bought a big turkey, almost 25 lbs. I think that's the biggest one we've had in a few years. I hope it's not too hard to cook. Anyone have any tips or advice? ""It's not the smartest people who achieve success. It's t... Read more

  • Bridges...

    11/20/2019 7:33:01 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. Family - when it is good, it is joyful, when it is broken it can be heartbreaking. Sad as it is, some families are just not a good fit, and the brokenness can cause branches falling from the family tree that should be far enough away form the rotten part of the trunk and not ... Read more


    11/19/2019 11:10:05 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we are still having colder weather. I purchased a soup shank bone this past weekend and made a pot of beef vegetable soup. It was really good and we have enough left for another meal. Hubby is asking for several different things so I will be pulling out some of my things I have not prepared... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.19

    11/19/2019 10:19:51 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... For a cinnamon sugar coated mini pumpkin donut 🍩 for breakfast. I love harvest treats. for my mom and dad and for having a half hour in our (just my youngest three with me) schedule to stop by their place to say hello 👋. for my husband’s willingness to ma... Read more

  • New Foods - Taco Night

    11/19/2019 8:03:14 AM, by SUNNYDAYTLH

    Monday Night we tried a few prepackaged vegan alternative foods. I try to eat very little prepackaged or pre-prepared food. So, even though I am embarking on a radically different plant-based diet I have been leaning heavily on whole foods and have been cooking. Unfortunately, Sunday Nigh... Read more

  • Follow the North Star

    11/19/2019 7:38:25 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends. So yesterday started with a great workout then I came home and baked some vegan pumpkin cookies for my party. I put in a few hours of work and on my lunch hour baked an apple/pear crumb cake, also for my party. Breakfast was 2 egg whites, with peppers and onions (hence t... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.18

    11/18/2019 10:01:34 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... for a fabulous choir director and piano 🎹 accompanist…really looking forward to the festival of lights. That it was possible to catch up where I left off with a friend 👭. She is rarely in town but called to say let’s get together. That I have been able to... Read more

  • Back pain, dairy. Any correlation? Results: It looks like YES!

    11/18/2019 7:53:45 PM, by MIRELICA

    Hi everyone, My pain (lower back pain) diminished clearly in the last few days. I was desperate to find the reason for the pain and ... I went online. I did find a book, someone suggested it for other pains. The book is: "No grain, no pain" and in it (I got it from the library) one should cut t... Read more


    11/18/2019 5:29:59 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well got up early and was going to the office today. Well, I had a headache and a slight fever. I decided maybe I should stay home. I have another 2 weeks to complete the next 8 hours of work. I was out with Hubby on Saturday and it was cold and rainy. I guess that was why I did not feel good t... Read more

  • Day 107: Burning calories chasing kids around?... 11 days to Thanksgiving

    11/18/2019 3:00:27 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Woke up with a sore throat. How many times am I gonna get sick? August, September and October I was sick 1-2 times. Now here we are again in November! AARGH! It's just a sore throat though but I'm feeling a little weak. I'm probably going to just do a light workout today. The weekend went w... Read more

  • Faith in something bigger than yourself

    11/18/2019 8:07:37 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends. The Yoga stretching and self care yesterday seems to have done the trick, woke up this morning and the ache in my back was gone. Started my day yesterday with oatmeal with sauteed pears in cardamom and cloves with some fat free greek yogurt to make it creamy.., that held me un... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.17

    11/17/2019 11:33:37 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... for a timely 128 sermon on mercy through adversity. that my husband spent the afternoon 67 chopping the logs he brought home home yesterday into useable pieces of firewood. for a productive evening of shopping with my husband 342 for my daughter’s 21s... Read more


    11/17/2019 2:27:49 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well Hubby had to work today. I personally am having to adjust to the sudden cold snap we are having. My body does not want to accept the cold so I am actually on the cool side. My feet are on the floor and that is colder. We moved to this house and it is built on a slab. we had an older house ... Read more

  • Lazy, Relaxing Sunday

    11/17/2019 9:17:05 AM, by TSISQUAUSDI

    Last week was certainly busy enough. We got lots of cooler weather, and the last two days have been downright cold! It's 41 degrees here in sunny Central Floriday - Cold and drizzling rain. It's been rainy off and on most days last week, with a little sunshine peeking through. Today, however, I'... Read more

  • Big puzzle piece day...

    11/17/2019 8:03:09 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. it's dank and dreary here today. so glad the Jets are playing away! I have church and a youth group meeting, catch a little of the game after YG, I need to clean my house, it's gotten a little disorganized again and then go next door and eat ice cream cake for my nephew's an... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.16

    11/16/2019 11:47:23 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... For the firewood that D20 and my husband brought home today. We will have wood to burn 556 for the holidays just because they were willing to do the work. that my husband thought of me when he was out today and brought me home a box of Good & Plenty 26 . tha... Read more

  • A Sense of Purpose as I Near a Goal

    11/16/2019 4:27:47 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This week each day I wake with a sense of purpose, to make progress towards my interim goal the 180's. I am doing better staying in my calorie range, so my weigh-in this morning 190.6 pounds, thrilling so close! I am optimistic that I can lose .7 pounds in the last 2 weeks of the challenge. I am les... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/16/2019 12:09:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to everyone. it is a much cooler weather day here today. a relaxing day is in store for me and for my daughter today. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Head and shoulders above the rest

    11/16/2019 7:28:56 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning.. got a double dose of #beastmode yesterday.. started and ended the day with a #cko #kickboxing class. Every so often they do an evening class called no shower happy hour, you box in the dark except for the strobe lights and glow in the dark body paint, you work out then go the local e... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.15

    11/15/2019 10:15:17 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... that my husband was able to find a ride to the repair shop to pick up the van before it closed for the weekend 244 . This meant my daughter didn’t have to cancel her counseling appointment which was especially needed today. for my daughter’s counseling center being ... Read more


    11/15/2019 7:29:37 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    well, cold and rainy today. So Miss Coco and I spent another day together. She had to go out in the misting rain this morning so it was a hurry up for her She came back in and curled up on the end of my throw while I was doing things in the kitchen. When I sat down and turned on the tv she was w... Read more

  • Decluttering Kitchen and Getting Ready for Sock Hop

    11/15/2019 1:43:27 PM, by KALISWALKER

    One of my Spark teammates let me know she has joined TOPS too. It's nice to get feedback and I wish her all the best. I've been Sparking for years and joining this group has given a little push to try harder. Last week I kept seeing on youtube about people losing their minds over Popeye's Chic... Read more

  • Day 104: Weigh day

    11/15/2019 1:15:30 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Happy Friday! This morning it is cold and foggy outside. Still got out for a jog with the baby. It was pretty cold at first but I warmed up by the end. I bundled the baby up with 2 blankets, pants and a cover on the stroller to keep the wind out! Saw this picture and could relate this morning! I do ... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/15/2019 10:36:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    in a while, i am off to spend some time at the national women's show that happens every year. my daughter says hi. she did really well on her midterm report card and she will continue to do so. she enjoys learning so much. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone and a great... Read more

  • What's for Breakfast

    11/15/2019 9:32:56 AM, by SUNNYDAYTLH

    Breakfast on a new plant-based diet is a bit different. I have never eaten breakfast cereals or sweet breakfast items. If I ate breakfast, I was eating eggs usually w/ chili or eggs chili and tortillas. When I was young I ate apples and peanut butter which come to think of it is an acceptable... Read more

  • When given the chance, just show up!!!

    11/15/2019 8:09:54 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. woke up yesterday with sinus pressure and a mean headache.. and decided to not go into NYC for an event that night that had been on the books for a few weeks, I also pushed my 2 miles off until later in the day.. Since I went to Weight Watchers Wednesday night and officia... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.14

    11/14/2019 10:46:34 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... that we have had two working vehicles 🚐 🚙 for about a year now. Just realized how easy it is to take that for granted as one is in the shop for a few days to have work done. for finding a 1500 piece frozen treats puzzle 🍦🧩 for D20’s upcoming birthday which is only ... Read more


    11/14/2019 4:28:28 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, I did not go to the office today as the other people had cancelled. It is still cold and they were predicting rain which I had to drive in. I am sure I will be there everyday next week including Sunday to finish up. Hubby and I are putting his chilli together tonight for the chilli cookoff ... Read more

  • Day 103: Grateful for kindness! 15 days to Thanksgiving

    11/14/2019 1:59:36 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Got my workout in this morning, I was pretty sore last night and we decided to take a break from the gym. I did get a walk in that morning though. Today I'm grateful for kindness and the ability to gift it upon others. Adult: "Watch" Adult: "Hey! Your hat is awesome! And you're awesome ... Read more

  • The old oak tree

    11/14/2019 7:43:15 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends. It's been a cold couple of days here in NJ.. like February cold.. brr I am not liking this.. Left the house yesterday morning for #cko and you could see your breath..as we were driving though, the sky was beginning to twilight and the majestic moon sat there and I felt a sense ... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.13

    11/13/2019 11:49:22 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... for a productive day of homeschooling 149 . Learned a few new new things about Gautama, the Buddha, and his belief of the middle way. For pizza 480 night with D20’s friend Ali. After dinner they did music history homework together. for a fall snack of tart apples ... Read more

  • Day 102: other views on Thanksgiving and filling my plate with veggies

    11/13/2019 4:49:28 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    To follow up on yesterday's blog, I did get a gift today! It's small and not much but every little bit I do now helps! They were playing Christmas music at the store and had Christmas decorations EVERYWHERE! What happened to Thanksgiving?? Ah well. I did kind of read into it and was remi... Read more


    11/13/2019 2:58:44 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    I had planned to go to the office and work on some of my studies today. It is not a regular day for it but I was going to get ahead of schedule if possible. Well I got up and got dressed. I did dress warm as I knew we had a cold front coming through. Miss Coco got up and wanted to go outside. W... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/13/2019 11:44:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a good workout at the gym yesterday and i feel great. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • I am happy because...

    11/13/2019 8:00:09 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. so yesterday was cold and dreary and I had planned on going to the 545pm kickboxing class, but when I got to the front door and opened it, the bitter windy face biting moisture smacked the idea right out of my head and I went inside and ran 3 miles on the treadmill which I had... Read more


    11/12/2019 11:32:04 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well we met at the office today and I am getting my studying done. We have a new series of classes that dropped yesterday. I will be starting on them tomorrow. I hope to complete these within the next week or maybe right after Thanksgiving.... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.12

    11/12/2019 11:15:25 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... For waking up to a winter ❄️ wonderland ❄️ of white ❄️ and taking in the beauty of it all on my morning commute. For one on one time with D12 while D15 was in co-op classes. We had fun using a dictionary 📖 to look up the words stalagmite and stalactite and then animu... Read more

  • Day 101: Feeling bigger, not smaller, 17 days to Thanksgiving

    11/12/2019 2:40:14 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    I hate stalls on the scale! Hmm, well I don't think anyone likes it. But, ever since Friday I have been less motivated. Every time I look in the mirror, I think, I look BIGGER, not SMALLER! And that makes me feel even less motivated to get a workout in or ignore the remaining Halloween candy sitting... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/12/2019 10:54:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a challenging workout on sunday with my personal trainer at the gym and i feel great. it is one of my friends' birthday today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading to the gym later on today, after supper. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Eat the Rainbow Fiber Fail

    11/12/2019 9:55:45 AM, by SUNNYDAYTLH

    Eating the Rainbow while worrying about protein levels and just being lazy! Yesterday was a success in many ways but a fiber fail in others. I ate food from all color groups. I encluded some whole grain. I ate two different deep leafy greens. I met my fiber and protein goals. Yay... Read more

  • Physiology versus psychology

    11/12/2019 7:12:38 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. now we wait.. I sit here today at a crossroads.. counting down the days until my grand baby arrives, but not wanting to wish away the time either.. which means I need to make sure my days are filled with wonderful things.. cause time flies when you're having fun... So the... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.11

    11/11/2019 8:10:01 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... that my daughter’s sudden mood shift was soothed with a nap 102 at home between classes. that my daughter made it home from night class safely with her friend. The snow 425 continues to fall. that my husband wants to watch a movie 272 or episode with just me toni... Read more

  • Day 100!! Some workouts just don't work out! 18 days to Thanksgiving

    11/11/2019 5:37:01 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Well, the weekend went a bit poorly. I did get out for a workout on Saturday, but it was actually hot out! Some weird last heat wave before winter I guess? Well, the baby didn't like it and she started screaming at the top of her lungs at the park I was running at. I felt awful as other joggers and ... Read more


    11/11/2019 10:33:48 AM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Qwll I have an appointment with my manager today to get back into the swing of things for the upcoming season. We have new rules every year so we will be discussing those, etc. Still a number of things to do for testing before we get started.... Read more

  • Veterans Day 2019

    11/11/2019 9:41:45 AM, by SUNNYDAYTLH

    Honoring Veteran's Service. Honoring what they have given, what they have lost, what need now. I am a Veteran. My brother is a Veteran. My father was a Veteran. My uncle was a Veteran. My grandfather was a Veteran. Today I thought I would talk about how being a multi-generation... Read more

  • Green, Blue or Pink??? It's not what you think!

    11/11/2019 7:36:49 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends! I am in the absolute best mood today. So yesterday started with an amazing sunset, church, then the Jets beat the Giants, I had the most amazing Korean BBQ sliders at the game... and..... SO let's get back to today! First of all a very special thank you to all the Veter... Read more


    11/10/2019 11:12:06 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we got up this morning and it was fairly cold. Hubby got up really early and came back to bed. Miss Coco was in her bed but was making a lot of noise. Hubby put her on the bed and she dashed under the cover. Again Hubby got up and left she and I sleeping. She woke me up when she started m... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.10

    11/10/2019 8:10:27 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... that D20 took a liking to puzzles 🧩 once again during her stay in the hospital. Today we are working on a 550 piece blueberry-raspberry-truffle jigsaw with D15. for a nice neighborhood walk in which I met a new neighbor who was raking her leaves🍂. She attends a church ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/10/2019 4:29:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    i just finished a challenging workout with my personal trainer at the gym a while ago and i feel great. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Sometimes I just know...

    11/10/2019 7:29:44 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends..woke up and looked out my front window and was greeted with an amazing sky to set the tone for a fabulous day! Got in a lot of activity yesterday, totally balanced out my slug fest Friday.. #cko in the morning, awesome workout provided by Mike Nap.. my sister and I were talkin... Read more


    11/9/2019 9:59:49 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    I was out shopping for my store today, but unfortunately I found too much for me. Some great pieces that suit my personal taste. Hubby was laughing and told me I would not sell any of them. Well, unfortunately, I will not until I have had a chance to use them for myself. I found a wonderful neck... Read more

  • Sometimes Happiness is Using a Pole Saw!

    11/9/2019 9:54:53 PM, by TSISQUAUSDI

    Today was windy, sunny and cool. I think we may have gotten up to 75 degrees today. Perfect day to be outside. 67 My day always starts with coffee. 106 I then feed the chickens and let them out when it gets light, and walk the garden. And have another cup of coffee. 106 Morning is th... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.9

    11/9/2019 8:42:52 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... for the understanding hug 220 I received from D15 today when I told her I wasn’t going to make stir fry after all. for flash 54 sales. Today’s was 5# of 80/20 ground chuck for $8. Bought two...eat some, freeze some. for a van 433 with heat to get me where I needed... Read more

  • Day 98: Feeling cheated by the scale, must push forward! 20 days to Thanksgiving

    11/9/2019 1:59:56 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Another short one today. I'm not sure I'll do a workout today or not. Hubby stayed home and we're just hanging out as a family. We might go out and go shopping too. We went to breakfast and I allowed a bagel because, yea tom makes me hungry lol. I tracked it and am planning to keep tracking th... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/9/2019 10:28:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a pretty quiet day here today. my daughter is off to volunteer at the local library. she enjoys it a lot. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! today is my parents' wedding anniversary! have an amazing day and a great weekend, everyone!... Read more

  • Vegan-ish

    11/9/2019 10:03:53 AM, by SUNNYDAYTLH

    Trying a radical reduction in animal proteins and fats. After watching Game Changers on Netflix last week I was stunned. I then watched the much older forks over knives. I'm not preaching. I don't know how I am going to feel or if it is the right move for me. It is something I am worki... Read more

  • A Rose by any other name...

    11/9/2019 7:16:08 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. so rest day won out yesterday. In fact I did not even leave the house. got up had my coffee, took some allergy meds to clear my head and headed to my home office logged onto the computer, when work was over, I plopped onto the couch, grabbed the remote and starting catching u... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.8

    11/8/2019 9:43:28 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful... for this message from my thoughtful husband on his lunch break: Hi. I love ❤️ you. Are you doing okay today? that my two youngest daughters are developing friendships during teen girl fellowship which happens every other Friday night. At brunch after church on Sunday... Read more

  • Another Gray, Cool Day....

    11/8/2019 6:20:32 PM, by TSISQUAUSDI

    The high today was supposed to be 80 degrees.....They lied! 234 It only got up to about 75. I'll take it - Sure beats really cold weather. It was also gray and cloudy, with a promise of rain. Believe me, the rain is welcome! Already the soil is dry here - Everywhere but where I've got drip ta... Read more


    11/8/2019 4:11:11 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well it has not been a great weather day here today. I have stayed home. I have clean up some of the clutter that accumulates each week. As we are eating up the foods that we have here, I took a small roast of the freezer and I am making a pot roast for us using one onion, 2 large potatoes and 2 ... Read more

  • Day 97: push past the rough days, 21 days to Thanksgiving

    11/8/2019 1:55:38 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    So, as the title can probably tell you, I didn't have the fantastic amazing weigh in I was expecting today. Guess who decided to come to visit....5 DAYS EARLY??!! ARGH! That's right, Aunt flo is here in all of her glory. Actually, came last night after my awesome workout. I was in such a good m... Read more

  • Weekend at BMR With Friends

    11/8/2019 1:24:04 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Weekend is almost here YAY! We are going to our place in WA this weekend and invited a couple of friends to join us. Last weekend we got groceries and planned some activities for this weekend. The weather will be in the 50's and rain is forecast for tomorrow. Here are some of the activities we can c... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/8/2019 12:57:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm having a great day! my daughter says hi! after dinner, i will be heading to the gym for a great workout. have a fabulous day, everyone! both budgie birds say cheep, cheep!... Read more

  • This is overweight...

    11/8/2019 7:50:36 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. Friday is upon us and we've made it through another work week.. I am planning on a low key day today, may not leave the house at all.. quiet evening of reading or tv is about all I have planned on the social side... woke up with a very stuffy head so I decided not to kickbox a... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.7

    11/7/2019 11:49:45 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful… for readily available fresh fruit year round. For lunch I enjoyed a juicy Bosc pear🍐. that the kitten 🐈 is settling in at my mom’s and is no longer a stray. She named her Alley. for NAMI and all it does to advocate for mental illness, for the two wonderful ... Read more


    11/7/2019 8:02:37 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we are using up the last of our bread before it spoils so we had BLTs for dinner. They were really good. Hubby loves to cook the bacon, so my job was really east, slice the tomatoe and get the lettuce ready. I really strained on this one.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/7/2019 2:16:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool day here today. there was some snow overnight here, which actually stayed on the ground. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! later on, i will be doing an exercise dvd at home. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Day 96: Grateful for family, even if they drive me crazy, 22 days to Thanksgiving!

    11/7/2019 1:38:03 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Another good day in the books! I was a little worried because I have been feeling sick on and off all week. I woke up the past 2 days with a sore throat and a little congestion. but usually it goes away as the day goes on. So, I got my workout in anyways! Today's grateful thought: I'm gratefu... Read more

  • Kindness and thankfulness go hand in hand

    11/7/2019 7:21:03 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. my original plan was get up early run 6 miles this am.. but my head is stuffy and I have a very important black tie optional event in the city tonight so I opted for sleep.. my run is moved to Saturday instead.. I'm stating it, so I do it.. if not, I might let it slip by the w... Read more


    11/6/2019 9:27:14 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, at the first part of the year I did quit driving. I had too many problems with my car. It would just leave me sitting on the side of the road usually within 4 miles of my house.. I could not get the service department a t the dealership to find out what the root problem was. The remark was... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.6

    11/6/2019 8:34:14 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful… that D15’s chemistry🧪co-op teacher highly recommended that students pair up for labs and that their mothers refrain from helping. She’s now on lab 6:16 with her partner and they have worked out the kinks of how to work together with the procedures and calculations. So nice t... Read more

  • Happy Day!!!

    11/6/2019 7:22:00 PM, by TSISQUAUSDI

    The shed is GONE! Three strong men had it down and out of my life in two and a half hours! I'm so happy to have my garden space back! While they worked, I canned green beans from the garden. After they left, I pulled the large grass and weeds that were left from the demolit... Read more

  • My first compliment

    11/6/2019 4:35:40 PM, by NICKB1978

    Hello all!! so last Saturday I received my first weight loss compliment, and it was a female that noticed. She saw me and she said " you look like you have lost weight since the last time I saw you. You look teny tiny in the middle" I was like thanks I have been running my a$$ off and not drinking. ... Read more

  • day 95: Feeling grateful, 23 days until Thanksgiving

    11/6/2019 1:25:03 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    Finding something to blog about every day isn't easy so maybe I'll just blog every other day like I usually do lol. Still counting down though! I woke up with a sore throat this morning and am worried I might still have this weird virus I had over the weekend. But, it didn't bother me too much and I... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/6/2019 12:31:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym yesterday. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Cast your vote..

    11/6/2019 7:54:32 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning..Feeling a bit blah this morning.. Woke up before the alarm.. then fell back to sleep for about 20 minutes before the alarm went off... that always throws me off.. Got up and headed to #cko and it was crazy cold in their.. I think I may finally be getting sick.. I've been dealing with a... Read more

  • Streak Day 2 - Meal Replacement

    11/6/2019 12:40:35 AM, by KALISWALKER

    With the change in season, I need more sleep. For the last 5 nights, I have got 7 hours of sleep and I am feeling so much better (thanks to Benadryl). Today I had a nap before dinner. Last night puppy slept 12 hours after she played outside all afternoon with our other dog Royce, then at night, we w... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.5

    11/5/2019 9:17:11 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful… that my daughter in college asked me to help her study for an art history exam this morning. It was fun to learn together 220 again like our many years of homeschooling. for having the opportunity to vote 652 with my husband, D23, and D20. No issues on the ballot to... Read more


    11/5/2019 8:44:53 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Working on my studies. I want to get through the classes so that I can have fre time for the holidays. We will be returning to work at the end of December and I want all to be completed so I have some time with Hubby during the holidays. His Mom has been gone for over a year and this will be the ... Read more

  • crime

    11/5/2019 8:03:24 PM, by RKOTTEK

    There were 2 boys 1 had eaten batteries and the other had eaten fireworks the police caught them they charged 1 boy and let off the other boy... Read more

  • Day 94: Rest is important too! 24 days to Thanksgiving

    11/5/2019 2:25:46 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    So, I took Sunday off, and it was wonderful. There is this crazy part of me that STILL wanted to workout, even on my day off! But, I tend to get obsessive and do dumb things, like obsessively exercising or crash dieting...which is actually the WRONG way to permanently lose weight and get healthy. Se... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/5/2019 10:03:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a much cooler day here today. by the end of the week, there is supposed to be some snow in the forecast. i am ready for it and so is my daughter. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading to the gym later on for a cardio workout. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 2017 2018 2019 Again and Again

    11/5/2019 9:07:39 AM, by SUNNYDAYTLH

    So I seem to be great for about 90 days. Then I quit logging into spark. I slowly start eating junk food again. Over a year I gain back anything I lost. UGG. On the bright side. Even though my weight is up yet again. I feel healthier than I have in years. My hormones are leveling out. I... Read more

  • The end of the rainbow..

    11/5/2019 6:08:23 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends.. up extra early once again.. Fell asleep and the football score was 13-12.. woke up with the chickens.. I'm not complaining it's the cycle of life.. we go through the seasons and each one brings something different to the table, sometimes it is wonderful, some times not so much... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.4

    11/4/2019 11:10:32 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful… for those subtle colored leaves lingering on the trees 574 on today’s commute. for arriving at chorus today to find musical scores for Vivaldi’s Gloria waiting for us on our chairs. When we began rehearsing the piece my heart 26 was warmed. that on my ... Read more


    11/4/2019 11:10:25 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    I spent the whole day pricking the merchandise I purchased this weekend for my shops. Of course, Miss coco was woofing at me all day as she wanted in my chair and had too much merchandise to deal with. I think that when Hubby came home she was trying to tell him I was ignoring her. He kept asking... Read more

  • Fitbit Versa 2 and standing desk

    11/4/2019 9:57:22 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I bought a Fitbit watch! I love it! It’s waterproof, so I can wear it in the pool :) And my employer is going to get me a standing desk that is adjustable, so I can sit half the day and stand half the day. I’m going swimming tomorrow, so I’ll test the watch out then. I’m so e... Read more

  • Meal Replacement - A New Streak?

    11/4/2019 2:08:15 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We had a weekend of relaxation at our place in WA. Saturday we went shopping and in the evening watched a couple of movies. Sunday the puppy slept in so we could too. It's amazing how good I feel with enough sleep. Last night the kids stayed over so I made a hot breakfast but didn't eat it. Th... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/4/2019 1:31:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout with a trainer yesterday afternoon at the gym and i feel terrific! my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be getting in my cardio exercise throughout the day today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • My no nonsense approach

    11/4/2019 8:13:48 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends..Like the rest of you (or most of you) I felt the effects of the time change yesterday.. after a day of waking up crazy early, running 6 miles because my friend knew just the right words to use to get me off my bum.. what do you want? how you gonna do it? Now go do it... Had an... Read more


    11/3/2019 11:48:15 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    We got up early and the temps were a little chilly here in NE Florida. Hubby slipped out of the house with Miss Coco while I was getting myself together and came back with two large coffees. We left in about an hour to go to the market and we had Miss Coco with us. After leaving there we took her... Read more

  • Back pain, dairy. Any correlation?

    11/3/2019 8:48:48 PM, by MIRELICA

    Hi everyone, I've been in pain (lower back pain) for a few weeks now and it has not been so fun. Could not exercise properly, I was not able to meditate as I wanted, could not do my flexibility exercises etc. I started to think about it a few hours ago. What can be the reason for it? Anyt... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.3

    11/3/2019 7:18:03 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful… for my church 288 family and the consistency with solid teaching each Sunday. for the handful of friends that haven’t backed away from my daughter who is struggling with a brain disorder that has disrupted life as we knew it. Ali took her to and from a recital 335 t... Read more

  • Day 92: 26 days to Thanksgiving, feeling better.

    11/3/2019 1:38:41 PM, by BEACHCALSIX

    it's Sunday so I'll make this a short one. I did end up doing Tae bo yesterday but it was not easy. I started to feel queasy half way through. I did end up finishing it but kind of regret it because after that I felt weak and I got a fever shortly after. I ended up spending the rest of the day in be... Read more

  • Begone, Shed! Begone!!!

    11/3/2019 10:55:40 AM, by TSISQUAUSDI

    I finally got a firm quote on removing the shed in my back yard!! Yay!!! Now, I'm waiting to hear when it's coming down and going out! My handyman needs two helpers, and as soon as he gets them lined up, this shed will be gone, sometime within the next two weeks! 104 To say I'm happy about th... Read more

  • Wedding!

    11/3/2019 9:45:25 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    It went really well and (despite my weight) I felt really beautiful. I remember years ago thinking it would be an absolute nightmare to be married at this weight, but it wasn’t at all — it was all about us and our commitment to each other, and nothing else mattered. It’s funny how we put ourse... Read more

  • Butterflies are free...or are they?

    11/3/2019 7:27:53 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends. So after my worrisome start to my day yesterday I got in a super intense #beastmode workout at #cko.. Kate is freaking awesome.. came home had some yogurt with apples because I definitely needed some protein, then hopped in the shower to get ready to head to NYC to see my peeps... Read more

  • Thankful In Threes 11.2

    11/2/2019 10:19:31 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    I am thankful… for this encouraging message from a friend this morning: You guys are on my heart. Praying 458 for you on going throughout my day. for all the wonderful people I have met at the puzzle table at the library 149 . Today Vince, originally from Turkey, helped me finish the... Read more


    11/2/2019 9:18:03 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well today was the appointment for my cars first checkup. We purchased it in St Augustine so we are going back there. We had an early morning appointment and then we walked around like a tourist and went to The Columbian for lunch. We had their famous salad. They have fresh baked bread. I order... Read more