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  • Rowing Through April

    4/6/2020 1:46:27 PM, by SEATTLESIMS

    Well, I splurged a few weeks ago and ordered a Rowing Machine. After falling down the rabbit hole of reading reviews and looking at different designs for a couple of weeks, I ended up ordering the Nordictrack 500 rower (was on sale and came with a free year if iFit training). I do plenty of wa... Read more

  • Sunday night thoughts~

    4/6/2020 1:59:29 AM, by METAFUKARI

    Yes, it will involve a bit about Corona Virus! These are just my stream-of-consciousness ideas and if it offends you please don't post in my comments because I will delete them. I just needed a safe place to vent. This is the only site I have where I can honestly journal my thoughts. It's important ... Read more

  • Corona Virus

    4/6/2020 12:16:08 AM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    This poem I wrote to encourage others that there is one who knows all and is more powerful than a virus. Put yourselves in His hands. Coronavirus Dear Coronavirus Hearing about you tires us Weary and burdened Tired and hurting You turned our world up[side down Turned smiles i... Read more

  • Japanese bowls, Double Masked, walked 30 min

    4/5/2020 11:03:14 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    04/05/20 = Japanese bowls, Double Masked, walked 30 min 244 I was going thru my older blogs here on Sparkpeople and got INSPIRED!!! So I said okay, let's Go 104 So i put on my gloves and DOUBLE mask and took my dog 338 to the park to WALK 311 for 30 minutes and slow jogge... Read more

  • To shop or not to shop

    4/5/2020 10:18:34 PM, by AHTRAP

    Just thinking out loud about whether it's better for me to go out and expose myself to whatever is out there and risk bringing it back home, or to use a grocery delivery service where their person is out there every day, and going to the store every day, and exposed to all that's out there every day... Read more

  • Urges to Binge ~ releasing all that, again.

    4/5/2020 7:39:31 PM, by LIFECHANGZ

    40 ~ right now, it's because I'm stressed & destressed... along with the whole world! and the last couple nights, struggled and binged again - triggered by strong negative emotions... when I smoked, I would also chain smoke my brains out... So clearly, I need more practice to soothe my strong... Read more

  • Day 346

    4/5/2020 7:33:10 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    All green on my Versa 2,achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 15K steps today, Macros were great today only over by 1 gram on fats. Best day on macros I think all week. Sent my weekly check in to Coach Adam and as on now still nothing posted from coach Zackary yet for this weeks workouts.... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 4/5/20

    4/5/2020 7:12:30 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    April's Goals: Fitness: 311 Walk around the neighborhood or doing walking DVDs 4 times per week. 323 Do strength training (body weight exercises or the hand weights I have) 3 times per week for 10 minutes. Nutrition: 265 Continue to track food daily, even if I go over. ... Read more

  • March Review/April Goals

    4/5/2020 5:30:58 PM, by CRAZYINSPIRED11

    March was a rough month for me. I was getting over from being sick with the flu in February..I believe..I never went to the doctor, but I had all the symptoms of the flu but and really sick for weeks. I still dont feel 100%. I didn't track my food, I didn't exercise as much as I wanted, I did pre... Read more

  • April's Goals - 2nd Quarter 2020 - Keep Going

    4/5/2020 11:35:16 AM, by DESKJOCKEY925

    Overall March goals went well: 311 12K + steps a day for 24 of 31 days for March and 362 I have been doing some ST every day. 248 I logged my food and exercise every day and so far have an 80 streak for tracking both. But March, for me, as is the same of most of us, has brought... Read more

  • Spring Challenge

    4/5/2020 10:12:55 AM, by 3VEGGIES

    After the sunrise this morning, I stepped into the fresh air and got on my bike for 10 miles in the 43 degree weather. Yesterday kicked off the spring 5% challenge and for the next 8 weeks I hope to navigate my way through life and to improve my life in big or small ways. Each day is an oppo... Read more

  • NEED A PUSH THROUGH THE PANDEMIC? REGISTER NOW FOR BLC 43

    4/5/2020 8:23:19 AM, by ROX5CAR

    HEY it's that time again!!! Time to register for the next round! Hopefully the pandemic will just start to be a memory. But more than ever, we need to hold onto our health and connect any way any how to continue to work on our journeys to be as healthy as we can be! Please click on the link to regis... Read more

  • Day 345

    4/4/2020 8:02:36 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    All green on my Versa 2, achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 15K steps for today. Plan is workout Monday after 4PM, Tuesday through Thursday Morning and Friday just after noon. Finally took measurements this morning and have it and progress photo ready to send to Coach Adam tomorrow late a... Read more

  • Post-Binge Recovery ~ DeStressing in Non-Food ways...

    4/4/2020 6:08:28 PM, by LIFECHANGZ

    40 Yesterday was tough - it was the most emotional day since the virus started... and I have noticed my emotions started ping-ponging... although I realized at some point that my internal reaction is a bit like going through the stages of grief... and that I was having urges to... Read more

  • 2020-04-04 about 80 years.. hm-m-m-m

    4/4/2020 9:47:37 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    I was responding to a note from my niece and this thought came tripping off my finger-tips. This is quite the adventure...this pandemic... Today I was thinking ..  I wonder how this compares to what folks were thinking and feeling in 1940's and WWII  the rationing.. and the fear of b... Read more

  • arrrrrgggghhhhhh

    4/4/2020 2:53:38 AM, by AHTRAP

    Had a twitter exchange with someone in Utah that's just left me tense and annoyed this early morning. It's a guy I generally have positive interactions with, but...let's just say he lives in a red state, and values his "freedom", and has quite a high regard for his own "wisdom", and can't understand... Read more

  • Corona Virus DOG Ready .... LOL

    4/3/2020 11:53:11 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Corona Virus DOG Ready .... LOL sooooooooooooo adroable ... Read more

  • 4/3/20 = Finally got EMAIL from Unemployment !!!

    4/3/2020 11:08:52 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    = was worried, waiting for Mail from Unemployment Office ..... having to WAIT IT OUT until I get a PIN number IN the MAIL from unemployment .... I had to REMEMBER that 6.6 MILLION people applied for unemployment thus far soooooooooooo they COULD be wayyyyy behind but in the meantime... I ... Read more

  • Day 344

    4/3/2020 8:15:06 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    All green on my Versa 2, achieved my steps per hour goal and had over 15K steps for today. Great truck unload this afternoon. Macros were good today over 21 grams on Protein, over 25 grams on carbs and under 16 grams on fats today. Won't know my work schedule for next week until sometime tomorrow af... Read more

  • Golf course madness

    4/3/2020 4:40:05 PM, by AHTRAP

    Listening to sports radio, even though sports have been totally shut down, because of news of a few of the sports talk anchors at the Detroit stations being let go for budgetary reasons. They're talking about some discussion in the state capital about perhaps letting people go golfing (with a ton of... Read more

  • IDEAS: STUCK at home? Miss outdoors? Snowed-in? Here is some ideas...

    4/3/2020 12:39:52 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    38 STUCK at home? Miss the outdoors? Snowed-in? Here is some ideas 189 SOLUTION: Do physical exercises at home OR outside on your property SOLUTION: March in place OUTSIDE on your property or space 334 224 141 Woke up to the TODAY show playing on my TV and they showe... Read more

  • Journalizing

    4/3/2020 11:41:15 AM, by MOMTOLJ

    Today I'm back to what I weighed at my lowest since I started my journey in October 2019. 01/31/20: 212.8. Today 212.8. Now I didn't realize this until I looked up in my journal a while ago, when I was at my lowest weight and when! I was amazed, surprised and happy. This means that I am now moving... Read more

  • Figured I'd be asleep by now

    4/2/2020 11:57:58 PM, by AHTRAP

    I did, after all, get up at 7, after having fallen asleep not too long after my 10 pm blog effort last night. But, even though I dozed only very briefly in the afternoon, I'm wide awake at 1130 PM. I really don't think I'm making it until that 3 am mark, but I'm powering through an exciting book rig... Read more

  • Day 343

    4/2/2020 7:03:36 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    All green on my Versa 2, achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 15K steps for today. Got in another great at home workout training Shoulders this morning. Macros were better but still need to up protein while decreasing carbs and fats. Still haven't measured yet will try and get that done Sa... Read more

  • 2020-04-02 an interesting article

    4/2/2020 3:01:02 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    As with most all articles... read from start to finish...THEN.. decide what, if anything, that was said is true and something that YOU find pertinent to you and your piece of the world This is a time in history to truly think for yourself ... gather all the information you can... and then deter... Read more

  • 2020-04-02 Rambling thoughts..

    4/2/2020 12:14:25 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    NOTE: This will be disjointed and as titled 'Ramblin' I have not proof-read nor re-read it.. just hitting keys as a thought pops into my head .. that I feel the need of expressing.. So, you may just want to not read this at all.. but if you need a SprarkPoint for reading a blog.. just say "HI... Read more

  • Learning about motivation

    4/2/2020 10:31:49 AM, by MOMTOLJ

    I started to read a motivational story daily this week and finds it inspiring. It motivates me to keep at it and actually do better! I'm seeing results too! 192 55 from last Thursday. I make menus for the day but now, I'll also make an exercise plan for the day. I learned that we have to set goa... Read more

  • 2020-04-02 Nothing political or negative and guaranteed to bring smiles.

    4/2/2020 10:20:01 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    Found in my inbox, Nothing political or negative and guaranteed to bring smiles. assets.evie.com/asset/cc1afc
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  • BLC43, motivation, and calorie cycling

    4/2/2020 9:48:13 AM, by ALOTCANHAPPEN

    Hi everyone! So I read this article thedistilledman.com/no-motiv
    ation-to-do-anything/ It was written for blokes but it works for me. I realised I have been trying to lose weight on diets or eating plans that I don't enjoy or that I find hard to stick to. So I am in the process of bu... Read more

  • Progress

    4/2/2020 9:15:26 AM, by PATTI24

    My progress for last month was that I lost about 3 pounds. I have not been at work for the last part of March so I did not have any junk food or soda. My plan is to keep up with no junk food or soda and get exercise in somehow... Read more

  • My self care during the COVID19 crisis

    4/1/2020 10:53:55 PM, by SUNPANTHER

    What a sh*tty place we've found ourselves in. So what do I do with being at home (with Crusoe) All I know is that I "need" connection to people limit exposure to mainstream media down time - personal space to process what is happening and to check in with myself active time p... Read more

  • Up all night, sleep all day

    4/1/2020 10:12:06 PM, by AHTRAP

    My night owl tendencies are in overdrive these days, what with the self isolation causing me to have even more nothing to do and nowhere to go in the mornings. But then that scheme comes up against actually need to get up in the morning to do something. That was the case this morning, when I ... Read more

  • Small progress

    4/1/2020 8:44:35 PM, by MOMTOLJ

    This is the third day I'm losing a tiny bit and rather happy as it's a decrease. Adding all these little bits together will snowball and amount to a great lost. I will reach my goal. 224 Despite being staying confined to the house, I did get 32 minutes plus of leslie sansone 1 mile walk exer... Read more

  • Consider building your Immune System Now

    4/1/2020 8:25:44 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Consider building your Immune System Now ...or... having it ready in case you need it. Just sharing information here.......An ICU Nurse treating Corona patients advised people to build up their immune system NOW... she advised: Echinacea, Zinc and Emergen C to help build the immune system. ... Read more

  • Day 342

    4/1/2020 5:22:34 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    All green on my Versa 2, achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 15K steps today. Great at home virus Chest workout this morning. Tomorrow morning it's Shoulders day. Macros were OK today but high on carbs and fats while OK on protein. Still have yet to measure need to get that done in the mor... Read more

  • Happy April 1st

    4/1/2020 4:16:29 PM, by IMEMINE1

    Hello everyone, I hope everyone is doing good and staying safe and healthy. In March I had set some goals that weren't met. I had a terrible sinus infection that kept me pretty inactive the last part of the month. I am feeling so much better now and I plan on setting my goals for this month. ... Read more

  • Progress ~ March Milestones

    4/1/2020 4:05:27 PM, by LIFECHANGZ

    435 Daily Action goals accomplished 341 food stuff ~ eat during intentional meals/snacks and not in-between! Check! ~ eat enough, stop at enough (follow SP Diabetes tracker suggested ranges for cals and carbs. Check! 272 Exercise 313 ~ walked 10+ mins, 1x per day... Check... Read more

  • 2020-04-01 It is Time.. (maybe?)

    4/1/2020 12:19:45 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    I rather need to share these images.... well at least 3 our of 4 of them I am sharing them here, because I have been told that it is okay to post them on my blog or IF I am a member of a TEAM (I think it needs be a Christian team) that allows such postings, I know this because I posted 1... Read more

  • March - gone

    4/1/2020 11:25:29 AM, by AFERRARI

    So the month has come to an end - all 31 days of it. Was it a good month? Did I succeed in any of my goals? It certainly was a month filled with stuff. COVID-19 has hit and hit hard. Most of us are self-isolating. While we are not legislated to do so we are understanding the severity of this an... Read more

  • 4/1/20 = I did it!!! = went OUTSIDE with mask/gloves to Park

    4/1/2020 10:11:23 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    4/1/20 = I did it!!! = went OUTSIDE with mask/gloves to Park 224 I arrived at the park at 6:41am = it was Empty. Playground was closed of course, but park was open. I put on my Mask and gloves BEFORE I exited the car. Got the dogs out of the car and began walking around the park. A fe... Read more

  • Week 1 = Stress101 Bingo

    4/1/2020 5:47:16 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    April 1, 2020 = 282.4 Week 1 - Set your goals: 1 Fitness Goal: To overcome my fear of outside, walk 1 lap at 1st daylight 1 Nutrition Goal: Track food daily/water 1 Stress Relief/Self Care Goal: organize my bedroom for productivity = 1 wk Accomplishments completed on 04/01/20 th... Read more

  • Sparks Calculations, Hurting and This Virus

    3/31/2020 11:51:11 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    Well tonight i calculated everything in Sparks and found out their sodium calculations were way off. I totalled all the sodium and I was under 2000 and they had me over 2000. I am not doing so good of late my back has been causing my leg and arm to hurt now. My daughter had her 40th birthday o... Read more

  • Trivia!

    3/31/2020 10:16:39 PM, by AHTRAP

    Done over zoom, of course. It was a little clunky, since some of the participants hadn't used the software before. I, of course, am a pro with a whole 5 days of experience under my belt. Too bad whatever the source of questions my friend Tom was using doesn't quite line up with my knowledge ba... Read more

  • Day 341

    3/31/2020 8:57:23 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    All green on my Versa 2, achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 15K steps today. Got in an awesome Team SYLL at home back workout. Macros were better but still high on fats. It's chest day tomorrow. Still need to take measurements so will get that done in the morning. Off tomorrow and Thursd... Read more

  • Pretty Proud of Myself

    3/31/2020 4:01:41 PM, by SUSEEE

    I so appreciate all the wonderful programs and support for people striving to be healthy. I am a SparkPeople FAN because it has been the ONLY thing that has worked for me. That being said, I realize there are many, many, other options available that also offer benefits. I debated (endlessly) abou... Read more

  • Positivity Journal blog by Beth ~ way cool Life Skill Idea

    3/31/2020 2:52:32 PM, by LIFECHANGZ

    203 189 345Keep a Positivity Journal Thank you to Beth who blogged the idea ~ a new2me Way2Describe in words... an idea/what has evolved as an essential life skill... I stumbled across the idea to focus on the positives and possibilities when I was quitting smoking in 2006 - and grieving... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 03/31/2020

    3/31/2020 8:35:32 AM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Today's Motivation: The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. - Winston Churchill ... Read more

  • Are you afraid to go outside like me?

    3/31/2020 5:26:58 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    38 Group question: Is it just me.... or.... is anyone else going thru the same thing? what I am going thru.... is.... honestly afraid to go OFF my gated property to be honest. 24 WHY? because the reality of catching a virus that hardens the bronchial tubes making it d... Read more

  • Zoom zoom zoom

    3/30/2020 9:50:15 PM, by AHTRAP

    I mentioned the Zoom app in yesterday's entry, and how it was something new to my experience. Apparently, I'm not alone in this new discovery, as per this article: https://www.businessinsider.
    com/zoom-video-everywhere-
    google-hangouts-skype-2020
    -3#why-are-people-using-zo
    om-thats-... Read more

  • jokes and crayon

    3/30/2020 8:56:17 PM, by CANDOK1260

    This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: National Crayon Day is March 31stWhat is your favorite color? My favorite color is any form of red. I pick red whenever the family plays a game. But lately Ibeen letting my great niece Natalie play red. I do anything for that girl. Do ... Read more

  • Day 340

    3/30/2020 8:22:31 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    All green on my Versa 2, achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 15K steps today. Awesome start to week 3 of the virus workout with Legs/Glutes. Tomorrow's workout is Back and walking for cardio. Macros were OK today but need to work on getting less carbs and fats while keeping protein up. Se... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 03/30/2020

    3/30/2020 5:17:57 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Today's Motivation: If you’re talking about me behind my back that just means my life is obviously more interesting than yours. ... Read more

  • Instead of eating

    3/30/2020 8:50:46 AM, by AURA18

    Day 61 Emotional Box 19100 Days - Linda's bloghttps://u.nu/cfzk5 Child • Quiet inside 436 and playful outside 575 Adult • Reflective before I say anything - Stoic (choosing my battles) • Evenings I'm tired and may eat instead of labeling or expressing feelings 100 things to d... Read more

  • Freaking Time Zones, how do they work?

    3/29/2020 11:03:44 PM, by AHTRAP

    So yesterday, I had an event to attend on line, that had a 7 PM start time. I also had another invite (on line, of course), to hang out on Zoom (a teleconferencing app that's all the rage these days...funny story about it, regarding a similarly named company whose stock is booming out of confusion..... Read more

  • Why Asians Are Slimmer ?

    3/29/2020 10:15:04 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    I researched this topic because I was curious.... just wanted to know 41 It was VERY interesting to learn about other cultures... GREAT 10 min. video also! 141 TOPIC: Why Asians Are Slimmer (9 Weight Loss Tips) | Joanna Soh 2,102,937 views• Oct 23, 2017 Please wat... Read more

  • Day 339

    3/29/2020 9:31:55 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    Almost all green on my Versa 2 just might miss active minutes but achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 15K steps for today. Macros were OK today a little under on protein and up a little on carbs and fats. Sent my weekly check in to Coach Adam and haven't seen any new virus workouts yet so... Read more

  • Things That Make Me Smile

    3/29/2020 5:28:50 PM, by VIBRANT4LIFE

    Some photos I've taken over the last few days that make me smile. All from my yard while staying safe at home. Living in central FL we have moved quickly to summer, with some days reaching 90 degrees. Black Bellied Whistling Duck who stopped by to check out the bird feeder area. Ano... Read more

  • Getting my Stress off ~ April VB & Action Plan

    3/29/2020 3:58:16 PM, by LIFECHANGZ

    411 Hard to believe we're wrapping up March! Life sure threw the world a curve ball! Usually, it's me or you, but right now, it's all of us - and it's rocking our world and rocking how we do things, when, where and all that... Veering us onto a different path than we had anticipated… ... Read more

  • Trials and the 5%

    3/29/2020 3:52:49 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    This Spring 5% is different. So much is going on in the world. This is the first blog I can write without pain from my shoulder surgery. I still can't lift it all the way and it is the most painful recovery I have ever had. I am going to the foot doctor and will hopefully get a release on my foot an... Read more

  • Joining BLC42 helped me get exercising and lose 15 lbs. You can join BLC43 now, to start the challen

    3/29/2020 3:44:05 PM, by BECCACOZZIE

    I was and hope to again be part of Determined Desert Tortoises for three months. It was so helpful. The weekly challenges got me exercising regularly again. That was my primary goal as I already follow a good food plan with support from GreySheeter's Anonymous. But, there are many helps to impro... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 03/29/2020

    3/29/2020 9:58:01 AM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Today's Motivation: One of the best gifts you can give someone is thanking them for being part of your life. ... Read more

  • Endlessly Fascinated

    3/29/2020 9:57:44 AM, by SAPHRAEL

    I missed this quote in James Clear’s book Atomic Habits. It was brought to my attention today and was worth sharing. Those of us that have been on a path of self improvement, whether it’s weight loss, finances or relationships, we know the drill. We know there are a handful of things we must ... Read more

  • Self-Care Siesta time on BLC43

    3/29/2020 4:47:01 AM, by ALOTCANHAPPEN

    Anyone up for a super laid back round on the BLC43 (43rd round of Spark's Biggest Loser Challenge - inspired by and loosely based on the TV series). I believe the theme next round is going to be Self-Care Siesta. I am on the Determined Desert Tortoises team (feeling really pleased with my prog... Read more

  • Expressing & De-stressing the ick - Protecting emotions

    3/28/2020 4:24:36 PM, by LIFECHANGZ

    So, in normal, typical days - many many many things go right - and if I have a bad day, lots of people having good days and vice versa, and we support each other along the way... 432 This is like a World Bad Hair Day - Slow motion horror/calamity movie... 40 this is taking a momen... Read more

  • 2020-03-28 Protecting ourselves during this pandemic - info

    3/28/2020 3:28:14 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    Please use your own judgement ... take the information within these youtube posts as sources of information I felt a real need to share these with you... but I am not qualified to guarantee that the information within is the best or most correct information available. a video PSA Safe ... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 03/28/2020

    3/28/2020 2:39:54 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Today's Motivation: Strong people stand up for themselves, but stronger people stand up for others. ... Read more

  • Day 338

    3/28/2020 12:22:05 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    Writing early so unsure if I'll go all green on my Versa2 but will achieve my steps per hour goal and have over 15K steps for today. Again unsure on Macros but will be better than yesterday. As of yet no schedule for next week but I already know it will be at home workout days with the state as of M... Read more

  • Spring Time Challenges

    3/28/2020 12:16:01 PM, by CEIGSTI

    Hello! I'm back. Probably will be on here more often now that I can't go anywhere. :) But that's a good thing and it will get me back in the habit of focusing on me and being healthier. I also am trying new fitness videos too. Our dog is loving it because we walk her every day at noon. We need... Read more

  • 2020-03-28 article re:finding calm

    3/28/2020 9:31:30 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    11 Ways to Find Calm During a Coronavirus Anxiety Spiral https://greatist.com/connect/c
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  • Interesting to look around once in a while

    3/28/2020 2:56:36 AM, by AHTRAP

    This past week, I'm very much branching out, in terms of listening to things that I wasn't previously aware of, or just hadn't listened to much any time lately. Tears for Fears fits in that category of stuff I liked a lot way back in the day, but hadn't heard much of lately. Some of the other stuff ... Read more

  • April is coming!

    3/28/2020 1:08:03 AM, by ELIZINJAPAN

    It's a grey day in my city in Japan, but I'm listening to a fun Spotify playlist, looking at some pretty flowers behind my computer, and drinking a fun coffee drink that's super low in calories and unsweetened. I'm trying to practice gratitude these days and spend less time worrying about thin... Read more

  • Day 337

    3/27/2020 7:20:33 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    All green on my Versa2, achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 15K steps today. Macros not the best today but haven't felt the best today. Looking forward to seeing the virus workouts for next week. Hopefully I can get them all in or most of them.... Read more

  • No free donut for me...and I'm ok with that

    3/27/2020 5:14:55 PM, by AHTRAP

    So Dunkin Donuts has had a Free Donut Friday thing going on all month. I didn't know about it on March 6, ordered the wrong kind of donut on the 13th so it wasn't free, didn't leave the house on the 20th, and so I thought this was my last chance to get one, since I needed to leave the house to pick ... Read more

  • (food) addiction, withdrawals, sobriety ~ despite...

    3/27/2020 2:07:04 PM, by LIFECHANGZ

    129 this year, I have been pondering food addiction (my personal struggle/problem), my personal bmi lands me in the 'super-obesity' range (my symptom of my problem) and what recovery would mean for me personally... I 1st encountered an initial description of food addiction maybe ... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 03/27/2020

    3/27/2020 11:48:31 AM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Today's Motivation: The darkest nights produce the brightest stars. If you’re going through difficult time, never forget that some of the best things in life are found when you face hardship. It is only during the hard times that we can become aware of our many blessings. It presen... Read more

  • Safer At Home Resources

    3/27/2020 9:18:26 AM, by ASH2HEALTH

    Need some activities or helpers to get you through this period? Here are some free resources I've found this week (some may be limited time) Beachbody Kids free videos vimeo.com/showcase/6880106 24 RevWell videos (Christian) www.revelationwellness.org/rev
    well-tv-gift/ not free, but r... Read more

  • 2020-03-27 2nd blog Gardening w/kids fun stuff!

    3/27/2020 8:41:14 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

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  • 2020-03-27 something for everyone (kids too!!),,, maybe?

    3/27/2020 8:27:35 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    from my email newsletter from "The Old Farmer's Almanac" a good source for sound advice for home and garden... notice they have a website for kids. check it out !! things truly meant for kid learning and entertainment... can be a whole lot more fun for adults than the stuff meant for adults,... Read more

  • BLC43 - SPRING/SUMMER ROUND - REGISTERING NOW!

    3/27/2020 1:25:41 AM, by BLC-ADMIN

    BLC43 - SPRING/SUMMER ROUND - REGISTERING NOW! The Biggest Loser Challenge (also known as the BLC) is a 12 week challenge that was INSPIRED by, but not based on the TV show of the same name. We have been around for 10+ years encouraging HEALTHY weight loss and fitness by helping you on your ... Read more

  • Week 12: 2/17/20 - 3/24/20

    3/26/2020 10:58:51 PM, by SPARTAN40

    OK. So I missed a few weeks checking in but all is well. Two weeks ago I was asked to take business trip; a flight to a hot zone for coronavirus. Two weeks later I am so grateful that I don’t have any symptoms. I have two younger kids and a disabled husband. I can’t get sick. I can’t die. Our E... Read more

  • Tiny things to make you feel better in these stressful times

    3/26/2020 9:00:08 PM, by JANEGSN

    TinyHabit.com (tiny 30 second habits you can create to change your life) is having a series of free webinars on how to take care of yourself during these stressful times. There is a hang out for those over 60 to share things (tomorrow is find a silver lining in the corona virus experience) at 5... Read more

  • Day 336

    3/26/2020 8:02:27 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    All green on my Versa2, achieved my steps,per hour goal and have over 15K steps today. Macros were good today but still over on fats. Tired after an ear,y to work this morning so skipped my workout again but will get one in tomorrow morning. Tomorrow's workout is Shoulders Giant Set before work.... Read more

  • Wash/Disinfect ALL groceries BEFORE putting it away ****

    3/26/2020 4:11:44 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    215 IMPORTANT.... when bringing home groceries from a store be SURE to Disinfect and Wash ALL groceries BEFORE YOU put them away in your cabinets, etc.. Please watch this video made by a Doctor.... This is helpful SAFETY tips during this Corona virus time... https://www.youtube.com/watch?... Read more

  • Feel Imprisoned? Walk INDOORS with door open :-)

    3/26/2020 3:00:23 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Feel Trapped in a cage/imprisoned like me? Can't go outside due to the Virus thing? 189 Here are some TIPS 189 Reminder: to MOVE OUR FEET while sitting, cause you KNOW we sit a lot LOL.... 26 if you are CANNOT go outside... do some feet movement somehow... March in... Read more

  • 2020-03-26 misc + recipe search

    3/26/2020 2:56:52 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    from a friend's blog: Have a glorious day! Look for those moments you can latch onto and build from there! https://youtu.be/7kZ1dizcm30 note: I just highlighted this address and then clicked on the 'go to' option I use the Chrome browser on Windows 10 not sure if that makes a ... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 03/26/2020

    3/26/2020 12:16:15 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Today's Motivation: Trust yourself. You've survived a lot, and you'll survive whatever is coming. - Robert Tew ... Read more

  • Strength Training

    3/26/2020 8:30:44 AM, by PATTI24

    Option #1: Since we are working on strength during March. What is your favorite strength exercise and why? Do you regularly do strength training? If so, what does your strength training workout consist of? My favorite strength training exercise is squats. They are easy to do, I do strength... Read more

  • I made a list

    3/26/2020 2:01:00 AM, by AHTRAP

    For things to do tomorrow, Thursday, March 26th. Soup is on the list. Got potatoes, got instant mashed potato flakes, got most of the other items on the list. Soup is on the agenda for the afternoon. An experiment to see if I can manage to do stuff if it's written down, in pencil, no less. Don'... Read more

  • ONE pound to go!

    3/25/2020 10:55:27 PM, by SUSEEE

    I was pretty excited with the weigh in this morning. I only have one pound to go to get to my goal. My weight peaked at 222 pounds in August 2015. I lost 36 pounds the first year. Then I hit a plateau that lasted several months and ended up gaining 10 of those pounds back. Since July of 2017, I ... Read more

  • Day 335

    3/25/2020 6:57:17 PM, by MACRATDOLL

    All green on my Versa2, achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 15K steps today. Great truck u load workout today so missed Coach Zackary's workout today but will get Back/Biceps in tomorrow. Macros were better today but still over on fats. Need to work on that the rest of the week to have a l... Read more

  • uninspired

    3/25/2020 6:42:14 PM, by AHTRAP

    Nothing to do, and don't feel like doing anything, you might think that was a perfect match. But...there's this feeling like I ought to be doing something, anything. Even going for a walk would probably have been a decent idea, since it was a brilliant sunny day today. But instead, I did nothing, ju... Read more

  • Thoughts-Hearing Celebrities getting Virus testing quickly

    3/25/2020 4:30:02 PM, by METAFUKARI

    Had a break and came across Jackson Browne testing positive! Read some responses and this one kind of got to me. Posted a few thoughtful responses. "That all these celebrity types, politicians and athletes can get tested easily and quickly shows the vast inequity of this country. I am beginning... Read more

  • Living with an Invisible Illness during a Pandemic

    3/25/2020 2:26:57 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Would like to share this article titles: LIVING WITH AN INVISIBLE ILLNESS DURING A PANDEMIC beyondtype1.org/invisible-illn
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    zwfHV7RrfOEYmBCLj1UuE7SVd88j2c My husband is diabetic. He normally gets his diabetic needs covered th... Read more

  • Middle of Night Snack Attacks (triggered by Stress)

    3/25/2020 1:56:41 PM, by LIFECHANGZ

    24 1 of the toughest things I had trouble releasing was middle of the night eating - we used to pass through the kitchen on the way to the restroom and it was easy to grab snackage… it became a multi-episode nightly thing for me... mostly habit but all my eating gets way increased when i'm f... Read more

  • Help for those struggling with Night Time Snacking

    3/25/2020 12:26:01 PM, by JANEGSN

    As part of the free webinars Tiny Habits certified coaches are doing to help deal with Corona Virus, there is one on Untangling Night Time Snacking - untangling is the behavior term to figuring out what is creating the behavior and then being able to come up with specific actions to reduce/stop... Read more

  • 2020-03-25 A Chat

    3/25/2020 10:37:35 AM, by 75HEALTHYME

    Just thinking (I know... that can be quite dangerous) I expect the phone lines (some of us still have land lines, for the rest I guess it is cell towers) will be humming during this season of pandemic... for those who need to hear voices of other folks and not just their own... even those who s... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 03/25/2020

    3/25/2020 9:42:44 AM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Today's Motivation: As we are all dealing with the current situation of the Covid-19 outbreak please remember: Every situation in life is temporary. So, when life is good, make sure you enjoy and receive it fully. And when life is not so good, remember that it will not last forever and bet... Read more

  • Colorado got the STAY AT HOME order....

    3/25/2020 4:19:42 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    lawrd... wow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=bwKPWAUypkc I took sooooooooooooo many NOTES from watching different NEWS channels... that my brain is in shock and fried right now.. so I will update this later as it is 2am on Wednesday and my eyes are closing. 141 S... Read more

  • Corona Virus becomes a Catastrophe

    3/24/2020 9:08:34 PM, by METAFUKARI

    A pretty good read on if faster steps would have been taken, containment may have been able to have been met sooner than is projected! So I hear Trump wants the country to be reopened by Easter. Won't even be even remotely safe by then to occur! The curve will not flatten out by then. htt... Read more

  • Reverting to childhood

    3/24/2020 8:13:14 PM, by AHTRAP

    Musically speaking, that is. Plenty of 80s music/albums flowing through my speakers today, from Tears For Fears (The Hurting/Songs from the Big Chair) to Michael Jackson (Thriller/Bad) to Madonna (Immaculate Collection). Figure I'll stop in Prince's neighborhood next, before getting a little darker ... Read more