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  • Monday and lots to plan

    10/26/2020 7:10:24 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    I think I found THE house! It's not perfect - there's no apartment for my son, but there are enough rooms to use that won't be a problem and there are several places it will be easy and fairly inexpensive to make one. It's move-in ready, there's no repairs required. In other news, it's Monday,... Read more

  • DON'T BE THE ONE SHAKING THE JAR

    10/26/2020 3:38:41 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 25-It's Here!!

    10/25/2020 8:57:33 PM, by KATIE5668

    woke to cold winds and frost...shortly after it turned to sleet then the real snow arrived. The girls took one look outside and declared I hate it here. Later in the day they and Angela and Molly were out there playing , throwing snow, making snow angels and having a blast. Even when told to get... Read more

  • Sunday - last one this month

    10/25/2020 7:35:16 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Today I am driving back out to Rockford to look at houses with my friend. Today we will be looking at 4 houses all designed by Jesse Barloga - he was designing houses in the early part of last century, so these houses are all about 100 years old. Two have slate roofs and one has a tile roof. One of ... Read more

  • TRUST THE PROCESS

    10/25/2020 3:37:20 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 24_Yep it is headed our way!

    10/24/2020 11:21:32 PM, by KATIE5668

    I happened on a picture of this day a year ago...it was a good 6 inches of snow over night! So not exactly history repeating itself ..but close enough! They are calling for between 4 to 6 inches for our area. Part of me say Oh goodie we need it..Part of me says...where's summer? After my b... Read more

  • Wear a Mask

    10/24/2020 5:05:35 PM, by RACHAEL2020

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  • Off to Manitoba, Canada

    10/24/2020 1:20:56 PM, by HAPPYELF

    My bags 534 are packed and I am the plance 535 headed to Manitoba, Canada. Being from the Texas Gulf Coast region I do not see much of the change in seasons. I am looking forward to maybe taking a hike on the Pinawa Heritage Suspension Bridge to see some fall colors...and maybe a lit... Read more

  • Week 3 of the Fall 5% Challenge is in the Books!

    10/24/2020 9:29:28 AM, by _WARRIOR4LIFE

    21 Days of good work! I'm seeing a change in my photos, but not the scale. 46 Anyway, here are my stats for the week: Calories eaten: 8467 Calories burned: 11105 Weight lost: -0.6 lbs Steps taken: 79,036 Cooking at home: Cooked at home 6/7 days Healthy snacks: Only had one unhe... Read more

  • Saturday and still working

    10/24/2020 8:01:10 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    I worked late last night, but others worked later as last night was a release to production. Today I need to load the 3 new client test files to UAT, but I need to make sure all the parts are in place before I do or I will have the same problems I had with loading to QA earlier in the week. The depl... Read more

  • COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS

    10/24/2020 3:35:45 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 23- Brief Winter visit

    10/23/2020 8:42:37 PM, by KATIE5668

    The temps were winter like..but no snow..boo hoo! Often when it gets cold like that I get the baking bug..and sure nuff it hit today!! I spent the day in the kitchen trying out new recipes and making some old standbys with slight adjustments. So there is now Apple Cinnamon muffins, Brownies, and ou... Read more

  • Mr. Toad's Wild Weight Loss Ride

    10/23/2020 5:38:40 PM, by 3VEGGIES

    "Focus on your goal. Don't look in any direction but ahead." Wise words, don't you agree? Weigh in is tomorrow for the 5% challenge. I'm currently .4 lbs more than I was last Sat. But, I'm on plan today and expect to weigh in below last week's weight. I've been down and up.....yes...lik... Read more

  • A Week of Journaling: Exploring Progress not Perfection

    10/23/2020 11:22:19 AM, by _WARRIOR4LIFE

    Hello Fellow Sparkers, and Happy Friday! We've made it through another week! In the importance of transparency, I need to post this. It's embarrassing, however, it's where I am. I have spent the last 21 days being more than consistent, tracking my progress, staying positive. The numb... Read more

  • TGIF 10/23

    10/23/2020 7:58:30 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Work wasn't so long yesterday. I got the urgent stuff done and today I can start testing the not-so-urgent files. These will be trickier since these are existing and I have to be careful not to impact production since these changes won't be going live until December. After the storms yesterday ... Read more

  • STAY IN THE MOMENT

    10/23/2020 3:37:03 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 22-A nice and getting cool day

    10/22/2020 10:21:50 PM, by KATIE5668

    A quick trip to the grocery store..twas an adventure cause...they were re-arranging all of the produce displays. Produce was stacked in boxes with NO one knowing where anything was! We managed to wade our way thru stockers in almost every aisle..and get gone! Everyone was nice and pleasant but we ... Read more

  • A Week of Journaling: Exploring Mindset

    10/22/2020 8:14:47 PM, by _WARRIOR4LIFE

    One thing I think I learned from this journey so far... is mindset really is key. It's the key to success. When your set on what you want, and work for it every day, another piece of your billion piece puzzle falls into place. I often refer to this journey as a puzzle. To me, it really is... Read more

  • Again Spark Friends what are your answers?

    10/22/2020 12:10:36 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Is it feeling like fall in your area? Yes. We still have sunny days where we sit outside in the afternoon, but the highs are in the 50's F. It's dark in the morning and early sunsets. Are you doing anything different this month? I seem to be more tired, so I cut back on projects around the hou... Read more

  • Thursday Thunderstorms

    10/22/2020 7:08:18 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    I was woken up before the alarm by the thunderstorm this morning - luckily, not too far before. Work continued crazy yesterday - at first it looked like I had fixed all the issues, but when I ran some data dumps, I could see something was wrong. Took me most of the morning to find the problem,... Read more

  • DON'T BE THE REASON

    10/22/2020 3:33:09 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 21-Whadda day!

    10/21/2020 11:07:43 PM, by KATIE5668

    It would take hours in the telling and ya'al would be rolling on the floor laughing..but I am so tired I can barely type..so tis a tale for another day! Suffice to say it was a day when every turn had a twist to it. I spent too much of today in the car ..although a necessary evil at times. We... Read more

  • A Week of Journaling: Exploring Healthy Swaps

    10/21/2020 12:24:11 PM, by _WARRIOR4LIFE

    Hello Fellow Sparkers! So here I am again, pondering yet another piece to my weight loss puzzle. I'm down a smidge n the scale this morning, overall only about 4 lbs since beginning of the month. Better than going in the other direction I guess... and in a positive light, I haven't seen 272 sin... Read more

  • Wednesday wishes

    10/21/2020 7:31:30 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Long and busy day at work yesterday and will be another today. I wish I could get out of my chair more to walk around for more than one or two minutes at a time. Made for a very light exercise day for me since the fitbit won't count it unless it's at least 10 minutes. I wish everyone a wonderfu... Read more

  • DON'T LET OTHERS CHANGE WHO YOU ARE

    10/21/2020 3:46:22 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • October 20, 2020: 1,625 steps / 0.7 miles

    10/21/2020 12:37:33 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

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  • Oct 20- Crazy insane weather

    10/20/2020 9:48:10 PM, by KATIE5668

    So today it is warmer..flowing right on up to the 70's? What? Fire one day..open windows the next..talk about seesaw weather. Kinda scary in a way. But forecast is for a cold front to blow in..those folks North of me...get ready it is gonna be an Artic Blast! So glad the wood boxes are full to ove... Read more

  • A Week of Journaling: Exploring Calories

    10/20/2020 12:19:48 PM, by _WARRIOR4LIFE

    Hello Fellow Sparkers! Today, I am looking into calories. What do they mean? How do they define our success? When should they matter? When shouldn't they matter? First, I'm going to start with eating. Eating is something we must do to survive. Which is why those of us with "food issues" ha... Read more

  • Tuesday and off we go

    10/20/2020 7:06:48 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    The client files I've been missing finally showed up just before lunchtime yesterday. That meant that even though I had already put in 4 hours before they got to me, I ended up putting another 8 hours in testing and debugging my code. I was half asleep by the end and know I made a mistake loading at... Read more

  • CHOOSE TO BE KIND

    10/20/2020 3:47:18 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 19- Want a warm fire..You bet!

    10/19/2020 11:00:28 PM, by KATIE5668

    We woke to frost on everything and a bitter cold wind. It got cold enough that I actually closed my windows and folks that hardly ever happens! Mama kitty was by her window with one paw in the air in her Please stance..nope not this AM ..it ain't happening! Temp was 27 with feel like of 21!! Got th... Read more

  • A Week of Journaling: Explore Honesty

    10/19/2020 9:22:38 PM, by _WARRIOR4LIFE

    Hello fellow Sparkers! Today, I'm going to dive into the concept of HONESTY when it comes to weight loss. It's a big piece of my puzzle because I know that when you're DISHONEST about your program, you only hurt yourself. So, let me go back to summer of 2018. When I weighed 220 lbs. I was ... Read more

  • “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao Tzu

    10/19/2020 12:49:27 PM, by PERSISTANT123

    In January when I first began my virtual hike along the Appalachian Trail, the 2, 202 miles seemed like an impossible journey. There was a part of me that didn’t believe that I was capable of doing this. I chose to defy that little voice in my head that told me it was too far. Instead, I figured ... Read more

  • Monday, Monday

    10/19/2020 7:45:53 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Can't trust that day... I love that song by The Mamas and the Papas. They had such great harmonies. Monday is back to work. The client has been promising test files tomorrow every day last week and on Friday, they said Monday. We shall see. In the meantime, I am making a list of the hous... Read more

  • WHEN DAY IS DONE

    10/19/2020 3:38:21 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Attitude

    10/19/2020 3:38:21 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 18-Cold and Dreary Day

    10/18/2020 10:44:18 PM, by KATIE5668

    It was like Winter teasing us this AM. Cloudy and even the air felt moist, smelled like rain..felt like it might rain or even snow. Then midafternoon the sun came out,,bright and shiny but no warmth to it. Temps soared to 53!! Woo hoo! Seriously thinking it is almost time to get that wood stove per... Read more

  • PROMISE YOURSELF

    10/18/2020 9:34:48 PM, by YOUNG-AT-HEART

    26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 I read this and the words really spoke to me and I shared it with my 5% Challenge Team. Decided to put it in a blog so I could share it with others and have it saved in a “safe” place so I can read it again later when I need to get some rem... Read more

  • Lazy Sunday

    10/18/2020 7:04:25 PM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Not doing much today - reading and some laundry. The laundry is done, so the rest of the day I will read until bedtime. Yesterday was a long day - I was on the road to Rockford before 6 and got to my friend's house just after 7. The movers got there just after 8. I helped direct boxes - some we... Read more

  • A Week of Journaling: Exploring Anxiety

    10/18/2020 5:31:36 PM, by _WARRIOR4LIFE

    Hello fellow Sparks! This week, I am tasked with journaling for a week, and I plan to delve into some sticky topics that I have had to deal with over the years when it comes to weight loss. I'm going to begin with anxiety, because it is the newest issue I've become familiar with on my quest to ... Read more

  • LIFE IS A BLESSING

    10/18/2020 3:37:40 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 17-Saturday?

    10/18/2020 12:28:54 AM, by KATIE5668

    Since Zack took this new job..Angela has been going nearly every day after she gets off work to help him do his route! We all have a new appreciation for the mail carriers, especially the rural route folks. He gets there at 7 or so..has to sort and crate the mail for all the areas he delivers to.Ab... Read more

  • Time

    10/17/2020 10:58:31 AM, by WALKINTOFIT

    The last few months my dad keeps asking me what I want of his and mom's things... I told I am already getting what I want... he looked at me funny and asked me what was that? I told him all I have ever wanted was spending time with him.. to me that is worth more to me than anything... I get to hear ... Read more

  • Week 2 of the Fall 2020 5% is in the Books!

    10/17/2020 9:08:16 AM, by _WARRIOR4LIFE

    Wow, 14 days of consistency. Thank you 5% Challenges! I've been very focused this round, and I love the tool of the challenge. It's really keeping me focused. This weeks stats: Calories eaten: 8, 420 Calories burned: 10, 080 Total steps for week: 78,317 Pounds lost: 0 (but I maintained.... Read more

  • Off to Vanuatu, South Pacific

    10/17/2020 8:42:35 AM, by HAPPYELF

    My bags 534 are all packed again and the plane 535 has taken off!!! I did so enjoy Victoria Falls and now it is time to explore Vanuatu, South Pacific. I am looking forward to some relaxing 224 and maybe some snorkeling 567 and 568 swimming. This is the view from the plane as we co... Read more

  • BE A LIGHTBEARER

    10/17/2020 5:03:44 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • October 16, 2020: 1,143 steps / 0.5 miles

    10/17/2020 3:11:14 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

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  • Ummm....You Mean the Earth isn't Flat??????

    10/16/2020 8:32:11 PM, by 3VEGGIES

    I'm is 55 years old and Dr. Fung just shattered my understanding of how to successfully lose weight and keep it off. It's so simple...after I was willing to step through the door, open my eyes and realize that Earth is round. I want to know more. 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 If som... Read more

  • Oct 16-sleepy

    10/16/2020 10:22:37 AM, by KATIE5668

    I fell asleep early last nite..woke at 3 to see computer on & pups not happy. They usually are curled in bed with me. But I had not let them in the bedroom yet! Molly put herself to bed, she was snoring happily in her kennel. Got everyone settled & back to sleep for us all. Turned cold last night so... Read more

  • Fall Challenge Tracking Update

    10/16/2020 7:30:55 AM, by HAPPYELF

    Before the start of the 5% Fall Challenge, one of the goals I set was to be more consistent with tracking. I even came up with a reward system if I met my tracking goal. Here it is again - to remind me of the prize!!! Reward myself for tracking ○ Track 25% of the time - new pens for my... Read more

  • TGIF 10/16

    10/16/2020 7:28:59 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Today will probably be nuts at work. I still had not gotten test files from the client when I logged off last night. If they do come today, I will finally be able to test my software and start loading to test the files. Clients do not always send what they think they are going to send. Tomorrow... Read more

  • October 15, 2020: 3,891 steps / 1.7 miles

    10/16/2020 7:10:56 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

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  • Happy World Food Day!

    10/16/2020 6:18:48 AM, by RACHAEL2020

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  • CHOOSEDAY

    10/16/2020 3:39:56 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • What a difference 50 days Makes!

    10/15/2020 10:23:57 PM, by 3VEGGIES

    Plan: Intermittent fasting, 23:1 plan is the goal, 20:4 is plan B, 18:6 is plan C, and 16:8 is completely do able. 80% of the time I hit plan A/B, maybe 1 time a week plan C, and even less do I fight to stick to an 8 hr eating window. And maybe 1 or 2 times during this 50 day push did I really ju... Read more

  • Thursday Thanks

    10/15/2020 7:48:50 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    I am thankful that the delays in the work project are not being caused by me. I am thankful for all the people who came and helped re-arrange my garage last weekend. I am thankful my son is not bothered by the possibility of moving. I am thankful my son loves frozen veggies of all kin... Read more

  • GATEKEEPERS

    10/15/2020 3:38:34 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • October 14, 2020: 3,696 steps / 1.7 miles

    10/15/2020 12:57:02 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

    Our new furnace and water heater is completely put in.... Read more

  • Oct 14_setting records

    10/14/2020 11:13:39 PM, by KATIE5668

    We set new record highs today...94 here in sunny SoCo! Then the winds roared in and the temp began to drop like a rock. Now with the 50's with a promise of a good freeze tomorrow night. Extremes in temps that I do not remember but am thinking may be our new normal. Tiny Tina decided to behave ... Read more

  • Back on Track and Rolling

    10/14/2020 4:36:45 PM, by 3VEGGIES

    Saturday (3 days from now) is weigh in for week 2 of the 5% challenge. I did well for week 1 and plan to continue progress as week 2 comes to a close. The 5% challenge has an 8 week duration and many members stick around on the team between challenges for the "in between" challenge. Last Satu... Read more

  • Hump Day Hope

    10/14/2020 7:15:36 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    I wrote this in one of my team chats this morning, but I think I need to make myself more accountable, so putting it out here where everyone can see it. I think I have gotten into a bad rut and need to refresh my eating plan a bit. Too much store-bought hummus (not E2, so not low fat) and store... Read more

  • October 13, 2020: 8,995 steps / 4.0 miles

    10/14/2020 6:27:15 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

    It was a party in my mouth but I’m getting back on track 41... Read more

  • LET DOUBT GO

    10/14/2020 3:50:19 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 13-Whadda Day

    10/13/2020 9:53:39 PM, by KATIE5668

    Started out with me once again thinking I am Superwoman...sigh! I moved a large swing frame from where it was to where I wanted it. No biggie , it is hollow frame and light just awkward. Then I tried to hang the swing..which is heavier and more than awkward. Thought I had it figured out about the... Read more

  • Tuesday 10/13

    10/13/2020 7:37:42 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Did you know that in some countries it's Tuesday the 13th that is considered unlucky? Had a wonderfully quiet day at work yesterday, but at the end of it, I found something that is going to cause some extra work this week and will need to be done before I can load the files that are now officia... Read more

  • October 12, 2020: 6,010 steps / 2.7 miles

    10/13/2020 6:54:00 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

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  • YOUR SELF WORTH

    10/13/2020 3:59:32 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 12- A True Monday

    10/12/2020 11:48:32 PM, by KATIE5668

    Something in the air last night..no sleep..it did not want to visit me. So who gets up grumpy after a night of no sleep..could be me! Managed to crawl thru the day but finally gave in to a "pity party"...short lived. I know me well enough to know to crawl off to my cave and mentally suck my thum... Read more

  • October 11, 2020: 9,042 steps / 4.0 miles

    10/12/2020 1:12:58 PM, by CHARTING-BEAR

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  • Results! Week 1

    10/12/2020 8:08:05 AM, by 3VEGGIES

    In my last blog I shared photos of my meals and plan. Exercise included. I weighed in 3 lbs less after a week and was sort of disappointed at first because I'd been 4.4 lbs down 2 days earlier. But, I've had a few mini ups and downs like this for the past 6 weeks so I'll take it. Bottom line is:... Read more

  • Monday Musings

    10/12/2020 7:48:37 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Went and looked at the 4 houses we had lined up and none would work, but then we found 2 more to look at that we were able to get into on short notice. The first of those I fell in love with. Now I need to do some hard thinking because while the overall house is in great shape structurally, it does ... Read more

  • Accomplishments

    10/12/2020 6:41:10 AM, by PAMBACH

    Systematically working on cleaning out unneeded things upstairs. In the process of clearing able to give to someone in need. Doing better at finishing what I start.... Read more

  • ACCEPT THE BLESSINGS

    10/12/2020 3:40:06 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 11-Windy Day

    10/11/2020 7:13:27 PM, by KATIE5668

    Early this AM it was looking to be a really nice day..then the winds started roaring . They let up for a bit only to return even more strong with gusts that would knock you over! WOW! The weather channel nicely said..that our area will be the LAST to clear of smoke since the winds are driving it o... Read more

  • October 10, 2020: 6,140 steps / 2.7 miles

    10/11/2020 9:36:08 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

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  • Sunday 10/11

    10/11/2020 8:35:12 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Happy Thanksgiving Weekend to all my Canadian friends. 636 426 My garage looks absolutely amazing. We took almost everything out - not the freezer or the built-in workbench, but everything else. Then we demolished a small cabinet that was in the way and falling apart anyway, swept it out and... Read more

  • UNDERSTANDING

    10/11/2020 3:46:53 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Self torture??? OH MY OH MY!! Well its a GOOD thing, exciting but TORTOROUS!

    10/11/2020 12:10:41 AM, by DIANEDOESSMILES

    Self Torture that's also a GOOD THING??? HUH??? We went CAR SHOPPING!! A friend and I are going in one together. We've been friends since our late teens, roommates for 9 years. You know what most roommates fight over? MONEY!! US? NOT ONCE!! Thankfully we are both personality AAAAA... Read more

  • Oct 10-Beautiful Fall Day

    10/10/2020 10:34:11 PM, by KATIE5668

    I decided instead of sitting around mooping cause "I didn't get to go" ..that the best cure was to stay busy! So I attacked the kitchen..cleared off a counter that has needed it for a while . Then floors and dusting..heavens I hate house work!! But has to be done! That lil chicken is gonna get... Read more

  • Off to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

    10/10/2020 7:45:35 PM, by HAPPYELF

    The bags 534 are packed and the plane is off the tarmac and I am headed off to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. I am looking forward to exploring the Mosi-oa-Tunya (Smoke that Thunders) waterfall. This is also known as "The Place of the Rainbow", because of the constant spray from the falls. ... Read more

  • Week 1 of The Fall 2020 5% is in the Books

    10/10/2020 9:55:24 AM, by _WARRIOR4LIFE

    Wow! I have been consistent for 7 whole days, and I honestly couldn't feel happier. It is amazing what some consistency under your belt can do to boost your confidence! My Week's Data: Calories eaten: 9,288 Calories burned: 9,231 Weight lost: -3.0 lbs Steps taken: 76,023 Water dran... Read more

  • THERE'S A ROLE FOR EVERYONE

    10/10/2020 3:39:01 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • October 9, 2020: 3,150 steps / 1.4 miles

    10/10/2020 12:09:51 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

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  • Oct 9- Feeling 25?

    10/9/2020 11:59:40 PM, by KATIE5668

    Hmm ..answer is nope not today. Our well has a lot of iron in it and things get stained weird colors So today I spent wayyy too much time trying to make my shower look a bit less orange! Any hints? I did a diluted bleach solution..rinsed well. Then a stiff brush, comet and lots of elbow grease! Ma... Read more

  • Positive Attitude

    10/9/2020 7:25:21 PM, by RACHAEL2020

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  • October 8, 2020: 1,010 steps / 0.5 miles

    10/9/2020 6:03:57 PM, by CHARTING-BEAR

    388 213 Hi 30 315 Treadmill: 204 how I feel today: We move forward, as we move the very world forward. My success has to be measured by achieving my behavior goals. My success is getting enough sleep -590 eating healthfully-590 moving more-386 staying hydrated- 590... Read more

  • Finally Friday

    10/9/2020 7:08:19 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Only Wednesday was a really long day this week, but for some reason it felt like the week was dragging along. Probably because I still don't have the test files the client keeps putting off sending. The waiting is killing us since the entire project is supposed to be done enough to send to UAT (user... Read more

  • THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS IN LIFE

    10/9/2020 3:37:28 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Oct 8- Busy Day

    10/8/2020 11:02:32 PM, by KATIE5668

    We were off to town early , had to stop and get new tires put on my car. Those city tires just are not meant for these rocky shale ridden roads. So got some nice all terrain tires, it lifted my profile a bit which is a good thing and I already can say I really like them. I did not like the price but... Read more

  • Thursday Thinks

    10/8/2020 6:31:47 PM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    I think I need to start doing a better job of meal planning. I think I am grateful for friends who agreed to come over on Saturday and help me re-arrange my garage. I think I had fun playing online games with my book club last night. I think my friend who is buying a house in Rockford... Read more

  • YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOURSELF

    10/8/2020 3:35:17 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • October 7, 2020: 12,707 steps / 5.7 miles

    10/8/2020 12:28:17 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

    388 213 Hi 30 315 Treadmill: 590 561 Calories burned: 2,292 204 how I feel today: I’m ok. Getting my exercising with hourly walks on the treadmill. This way I get 250+ steps for my Fitbit. As well I build exercise minutes for my Teddy bears team. My success has to be measured by achi... Read more

  • Oct 7-Chase that chicken!

    10/7/2020 11:21:19 PM, by KATIE5668

    That has become the name of the game lately. As on the previous days ..TT was out and about! Angela asked Sara to come "help" her catch the chicken..Sara replied I would love to watch YOU catch a chicken!! Kailey stood on the deck and supervised while they ran that silly hen back and forth. Angel... Read more

  • Random Acts of Poetry Day

    10/7/2020 5:32:49 PM, by RACHAEL2020

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  • Hello October

    10/7/2020 12:11:29 PM, by DESKJOCKEY925

    Welcome October 574 465 426 408 574 I am sorry that September did not make a good way for you! I sort of blinked, and September was gone ... without all the tracking that I typically do. Even after I promised to recommit to tracking twice throughout the month of September,... Read more

  • October 6, 2020: 13,174 steps / 5.9 miles

    10/7/2020 7:33:50 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

    388 213 Hi 30 315 Treadmill: 590 561 Calories burned: 2,275 204 how I feel today: tired & sad but I was inspired on spark so I got up and began walking. Thank you for your kind words. I find kind words most important. My success has to be measured by achieving my behavior goals... Read more

  • Hump Day 10/7

    10/7/2020 7:02:17 AM, by AKA_TROUBLE

    Well, I've managed to have a couple quiet days at work because I am waiting for the client to send the test files. Once they get here though, I will be super-busy again for a bit to get them all tested and loaded - there are 5 different states and there are 7 different databases I will need to load ... Read more

  • GIVE YOUR WORRIES A REST

    10/7/2020 3:39:25 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • October 6-Memory Day

    10/6/2020 11:34:37 PM, by KATIE5668

    My Memories anyhow..my number one son was born on this day, many years ago! Out at Fitzsimmons Army Hospital. Me a scared kid having a kid..them grumpy Army nurses.. NO ..not really, just busy rushed and doing a lot of jobs in a small time slot. That silly hen got out again today. So once again ... Read more

  • October 5, 2020: 11,583 steps / 5.2 miles

    10/6/2020 9:15:46 AM, by CHARTING-BEAR

    213 Hi 30 315 Treadmill: 590 388 ... Read more