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Sat, 14 Apr 2018 21:35:19 EST jokes and National Sibling Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6482129 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: <BR> April 10th is National Sibling Day - a day to appreciate and cherish your brothers and sisters. <BR> Do you have any siblings? I have 4 older brothers, one sister and a twin bro who I am 5 minute older than, name Kevin Marc. . Are you close to them? I am very close to my sister. I am close to brother Mike who live in Boston, Also my brother Ed who live in Akron,. The rest I love but don't know very well. Except I am getting cl... Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:26:30 EST jokes march review and april goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6480829 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: <BR> March Goals: <BR> <BR> 1 Eat less CRAP - did <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS - with the ho;liday around I started drinking pop again <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR - did <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR -need to work on this <BR> P- PROCESSED FOODS - still need work <BR> <BR> 2 EAT MORE FOOD: <BR> F- FRUITS & VEGGIES -try to eat 3 different freggie a day did most day <BR> O- ORGANIC LEAN PROTEIND- need more work <BR> 0-O- OMEGA 3 FATTY A... Mon, 9 Apr 2018 21:16:58 EST jokes and "I am in Control Day." http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6477749 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: <BR> March 30 is "I am in Control Day." Today is the day to get your life in control. It's your day to get things in order and under control. Is there something in your life you need to take control of? yes my diet Describe plans you will make to get any aspects of your life under more control. <BR> I am working on eating 3 freggie a day . When I get that conquer I will <BR> try for 4 freggie and then 5. I am also trying to watch th... Sat, 31 Mar 2018 21:04:41 EST jokes and Easter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6477447 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: <BR> This Sunday is Easter! Write about what this holiday means to you. <BR> I love Easter you get to see family without having to buy gifts. I also <BR> love the religious significant. <BR> What Easter memories do you have? <BR> I remember when I was younger we would have Easter with <BR> all the relative at my Aunt. What are some Easter traditions in your family? <BR> Saturday we get our Easter basket bless with all the Slov... Fri, 30 Mar 2018 20:25:27 EST jokes and spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6475284 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: <BR> March 20th is also the official first day of spring! What are your three favorite things about this time of year? <BR> 1. the more daylight <BR> 2. the warmer weather <BR> 3. the animals and birds coming out <BR> What are you looking forward to doing differently with your fitness and/or nutrition choices in the spring? <BR> 1. walking outside more <BR> 2. eating spring fruit and veggie such as strawberries, Asparagus, Fava b... Fri, 23 Mar 2018 23:37:09 EST jokes and earth day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6474939 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: <BR> March 20th is International Earth Day. International Earth Day was initiated to make earth inhabitants aware of their responsibility to care for the planet. This care includes environmental and natural resources. Do you plan to celebrate Earth Day? What are 5 things you can do to celebrate and help save the Earth? I never knew there was a International Earth Day <BR> we celebrate earth on April 20th. <BR> What are 5 things you... Thu, 22 Mar 2018 22:14:49 EST jokes and ST, Patrick Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6473243 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: <BR> St Patrick’s Day is a global celebration of Irish culture on March 17th. Are you Irish and do you do anything to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? What other countries are part of your heritage? <BR> I am not Irish but Slovak and German. But I am Catholic so we usually celebrate St. Patrick day, But this year I work and boy was it busy. The <BR> best St. Patrick was the one I celebrate with my best friend. It started with mass. T... Sat, 17 Mar 2018 21:12:16 EST jokes and strength training http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6472645 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: This month’s theme is strength training. How important is strength training to you in your fitness routine? How often do you do strength training exercises? Share some of your favorites. <BR> I am trying to put a priority on strength training in my workout. I am trying to do strength training twice a week, I like any strength training that use dumbbells. <BR> <BR> Jokes <BR> Spring Break Humor <BR> <BR> Spring break—that’s when ... Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:48:24 EST jokes and March http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6471039 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: What are some things you look forward to doing this month? <BR> 1. celebrating the 50th anniversary of my day death <BR> 2. more outside walks <BR> 3. Walking out the door with just a sweater on instead of a down parka <BR> 4 Opening a window for fresh air to clear out the stale air of winter <BR> 5 moving the clock forward <BR> What are some of your favorite things about March? <BR> 1.more tweeting birds <BR> 2. more daylight <B... Sat, 10 Mar 2018 22:06:14 EST jokes and Feb review and March goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6471008 Feb.. Goals: <BR> <BR> 1 Eat less CRAP - <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS - did good on this <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR - did good on this <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR - working on this <BR> P- PROCESSED FOODS - working on this <BR> <BR> 2 EAT MORE FOOD: <BR> F- FRUITS & VEGGIES -try to eat 3 different freggie a day working on this <BR> O- ORGANIC LEAN PROTEIND- need to work on this <BR> 0-O- OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDIS- working on this <BR> D-DRINK WATER - working on this <BR> 3. focus on my ASPIRE &... Sat, 10 Mar 2018 20:24:21 EST jokes and cardio http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6467712 This is my blog for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam:. During February our focus was on heart health and incorporating at least 10 minutes of cardio in our exercise goals for the month. Were you successful in incorporating at least 10 minutes of cardio in your exercises this month? Yes, thank to youtube and my new exercise dvd. I done a lot of walking video, <BR> mainly Jessica Smith. I even brought her walking dvd. We didn't get many dog walk in it been cold here in Cleveland, <BR> JOKES <B... Wed, 28 Feb 2018 21:17:51 EST Jokes and pets http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6465158 This is my blog for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam:. February 20th is Love You Pet Day - Love Your Pet Day is day to pamper your pet. People just love their pets, and today is an easy excuse to spend time with them, and to give them special treats. Whether its a dog, a cat, a fish, a pet snake, or your pet rock......give them lots of love and attention today. If you have a pet, do you intend to do something special for them, spoil them even more, etc. on this day? Tell about them and what t... Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:31:38 EST jokes and susan b anthony http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6464786 This is my blog for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam:. February 15 is Susan B Anthony Day - Susan B. Anthony Day is a commemorative holiday to celebrate the birth of Susan B. Anthony and women's suffrage in the United States. Do you think women take for granted the right to vote? I think some women and some men take the right to vote granted. That explain the low <BR> turnout in election,. in the last presidential election only 59.7 percent of eligible voters cast their ballots .Do you thin... Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:34:09 EST jokes and invention http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6462430 This is my blog for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: February 11th is National Inventor’s Day. What inventions are you grateful for...and/or what do you wish someone would invent? <BR> I am grateful for: in no special order <BR> The Personal Computer <BR> The Airplane <BR> The Automobile <BR> Antibiotics <BR> Television <BR> The Internet <BR> Radio <BR> Facebook <BR> Apple iPhone <BR> YouTube <BR> things that need to be invented <BR> dream recorder <BR> Robotic maid <BR> seedless cherries <... Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:36:51 EST jokes and organ donor http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6462127 This is our blog for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: February 14th is National Organ Donor Day - This day is a day to increase awareness about organ donation and the lives that can be saved. In the United States, there are more than 120,000 people waiting for a life-saving organ donation. Are you on the Organ Donor Registry list in your home state? Have you thought about being an organ donor? <BR> I am not a organ donor. I have thought of being an organ donor. I am not sure what organ of mi... Sun, 11 Feb 2018 20:57:20 EST jokes and Read in the Bathtub Day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6461471 This is our blog for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: February 9th is Read in the Bathtub Day. Have you ever read a book in the bathtub? Why or why not? I used to read in the bathroom alot. I don't now a day because I don't take bath because I don't want to be gone from mom that long, Also I <BR> lost a lost of books that fell in the bathtub. <BR> jokes <BR> I dialed a number and got the following recording: <BR> "I am not available right now, but thank you for caring enough to call. I am ma... Fri, 9 Feb 2018 20:41:07 EST jokes and 1 A & I Team--Jan Results, Feb. Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6460367 jokes and 1 A & I Team--Jan Results, Feb. Goals <BR> Jan. Goals <BR> 1 Eat less CRAP - <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS - drinking less pop <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR - doing ok on this <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR - doing good on this <BR> P- PROCESSED FOODS - need to work on this <BR> <BR> 2 EAT MORE FOOD: <BR> F- FRUITS & VEGGIES -try to eat 3 different freggie a day need to work more on this <BR> O- ORGANIC LEAN PROTEIND- need to work on this <BR> 0-O- OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDIS- doing good on thi... Tue, 6 Feb 2018 18:20:34 EST jokes and Friendship Month http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6458753 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: February is International Friendship Month - What are some of the ways you can/will celebrate your friends? What are seven characteristics of a good friend? <BR> <BR> I usually celebrate with my friends by going out to dinner what I hope to <BR> do soon. But we also have a night of the races coming up. <BR> <BR> I needed to make it 11 characteristics of a Good Friend <BR> 1. Acceptance <BR> 2 Trustworthy <BR> 3. Forgiveness <BR>... Fri, 2 Feb 2018 11:53:56 EST jokes and workout schedule http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6457629 The blog we are to write this week for the Aspire & Inspire BSG Challenge is about a workout schedule. Do you have a workout schedule? How did you make your workout schedule? <BR> I am in the process of making a work out schedule now. I want my <BR> schedule now. Not sure yet how it doing to turn out. But I am going to have at least 4 day of cardio. I usually take a walk with my sis Jeanne and shotzy her dog. . Also on Monday and Wednesday We been going to the pool with <BR> mom and Jean... Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:52:34 EST jokes and creativity http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6457383 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: January is International Creativity Month. How do you like to be creative? What creativity do you admire in others? <BR> I am not a very creative person. But I did once when I was a kid win a prize for one of my creative story. But I haven't written for years my grammar is too bad. <BR> I admire my nephew who can sing, I admire my sister who is very crafty . <BR> I did do needlepoint when I was in girl scout. I have make a quilt ... Mon, 29 Jan 2018 20:02:12 EST jokes and soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6456728 One of our blog assignments for Week 4 of our A&I BSG challenge is: January is National Soup Month. What are your favorite soups? Share a few soup recipes. <BR> <BR> One of my favorite soup is <BR> Speedy Quick Matzo Ball Soup <BR> <BR> Prep time: 20 Minutes <BR> Cook time: 30 Minutes <BR> Yield: 8 servings, about 2 cups each <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> 1 pkg. (4.5 oz) matzo ball mix (sold in supermarkets with kosher foods) <BR> 4 eggs <BR> 1/2 cup vegetable oil <BR> ... Sun, 28 Jan 2018 04:18:43 EST Jokes and goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6454921 This week for the Aspire & Inspire team we were asked to blog about one goal. What is one goal that you really want to focus on and why? <BR> Do I want to get to the 150 yes but that not my main goal? Do I <BR> want to stay away from the diabetes number ? But that not my main goal. <BR> Do I want to get to a size 10? Yes but not the main goal. Do I want to <BR> keep my exercise streak going for a year :yes. But that not the main goal. My main goal is to be healthy. The definition of healthy i... Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:36:06 EST jokes and accomplishments http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6452043 This week one of two blogs we are to write is about accomplishments. <BR> What did you accomplish this past year? <BR> My main accomplishment this year is my exercise streak .with CJ We <BR> have exercise for at least 10 min a day for 220 days in a row. I also kept <BR> my job for almost a year and a half. I have kept my anxiety and Depression in check. <BR> <BR> What would you like to achieve this year? <BR> I would like to meet the goal of 1 year of exercise. I would like to have my... Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:46:54 EST jokes and National Get Organized Month. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6452027 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: January is National Get Organized Month. Are you naturally organized? no If you are, what organizational tips do you have? none If you aren’t, would you like to get better organized in any areas? yes my bedroom <BR> I look up tips to organize your bedroom <BR> 1. make your bed <BR> 2. time for the purge - get rid of all those things that aren’t needed, aren’t loved, or aren’t usable. <BR> 3. Take Advantage of the Space Under Your Be... Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:04:57 EST jokes and 1 A & I Team--Dec. Results, Jan. Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6448281 W1 A & I Team--Dec. Results, Jan. Goals <BR> December goals <BR> 1 Eat less CRAP <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS-haven't given them up yet <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR - watching sugar <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR - working on this <BR> P- PROCESSED FOODS - need to work on this <BR> 2 EAT MORE FOOD: <BR> F- FRUITS & VEGGIES -try to eat 3 different freggie a day still working on this <BR> O- ORGANIC LEAN PROTEIND- working on this <BR> 0-O- OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDIS-working on this <BR> D-DRINK WATER -w... Sat, 6 Jan 2018 22:46:12 EST joke and progress of 2017 and goals for 2018 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6448262 Blog about your progress in 2017 and your goals for 2018. <BR> goal for 2017 <BR> 1. weigh 145 -no where near it <BR> 2. walk every morning the weather cooperate -I done this <BR> 3. get more strength training in -still working on this <BR> 4 eat more healthier -still working on this <BR> 5 tried to cut down on my meds - haven;t happen yet <BR> 6 I got a goal it might be silly but I want to hear my wii say I am at normal weight, - didn't happen yet <BR> My big progress in 2017 was with exer... Sat, 6 Jan 2018 21:29:58 EST jokes and A&I christmas blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6445121 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: How did you spend your Christmas holiday? Tell about your day. Did it turn out the way you expected? <BR> I spend my Christmas holiday next door at my sis Jeanne house. All my <BR> 5 brother and 1 sis came with allot of there children and my great niece <BR> and nephews. Before the extend family came we open Christmas present. I got a new warm jacket from mom and money. Jeanne gave me a pair of pants and a very cute Rudolph the red ... Sun, 31 Dec 2017 15:35:42 EST jokes and Week 4 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6445091 For our December Aspire to Inspire BSG Challenge we are to blog about working on our struggle this month, how did it go? This month I was focusing on water and eating more freggie. Did you learn anything helpful about you or your struggle to help you in the future? Yes, I need to work harder on getting veggie in my diet, Also, I find I can drink more water <BR> in the morning then in the evening, Blog about your plans for the coming year! I plan on losing at least 15 pounds. this next year. ... Sun, 31 Dec 2017 14:18:33 EST Jokes and Holiday party http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6442833 For the Aspire & Inspire team we were asked to blog about Holiday party.Do you have any holiday parties or gatherings to attend? Well we have christmas eve dinner at my sis, Christmas at my sis, and another Christmas at my sis, How will you achieve success, what are you goals? My goal is not to overeat, . I will make my goal by the one plate rule. I will only <BR> eat one plate of dinner. What are some of the ways you can incorporate fitness/exercise into the busy holiday season? I find if ... Sun, 24 Dec 2017 01:28:51 EST jokes AND CAroling http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6442831 For the Aspire & Inspire team we were asked to blog about Caroling. December 20 was Go Caroling Day. Have you ever gone caroling or sung in a Christmas concert? yes, when I was young we went caroling with my sis, twin brother, and one of my cousin, Did you enjoy it? it was fun What are some of your favorite Christmas carols? Silent night, Rudolph the red nose reindeer, Joy to the World, The First Noel, We Wish you A Merry Christmas, O Come, All Ye Faithful, Jingle Bells, Frosty the snowman, ... Sun, 24 Dec 2017 01:03:13 EST jokes and decorating for Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6440895 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: Do you like to decorate for the holidays? yes, but Jeanne dose most of the decoration ,Are you a minimalist with your decorating, if you decorate or do you go all out? <BR> my sis go all out and I help her.What are your favorite decorations? Christmas lights. We love Christmas put out up first week of November and take them down .last week of January f you trim a tree, what is it like? <BR> It have ornament on from every decade fro... Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:01:13 EST joke and reading blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6440878 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: December is Read A New Book Month. Do you like to read? I love to read. It my favorite me time. What book are you reading now? A dog's journey by W. Bruce cameron. What types of books do you enjoy reading? romantic novel, historical novel , religious books, and political books. Do you have any favorites you would recommend? I find reading is so personal I don't <BR> recommend books. <BR> <BR> Outside of a dog, a book is man's ... Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:01:51 EST jokes and November Recap and December goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6438902 November Recap and December goal <BR> November goals <BR> 1 Eat less CRAP - didn't do <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS - didn't do <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR - did <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR - didn't do <BR> P- PROCESED FOODS - didn't do <BR> <BR> 2 EAT MORE FOOD: <BR> F- FRUITS & VEGGIES -try to eat 3 different freggie a day did <BR> O- ORGANIC LEAN PROTEIND-didn't do <BR> 0-O- OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDIS- didn't do <BR> D-DRINK WATER - working on it <BR> <BR> 3. focus on my ASPIRE & INSPIRE team -... Sat, 9 Dec 2017 21:41:12 EST jokes and grateful blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6436217 . A &i Blog This month we are focusing on gratitude since Thanksgiving (here in the U.S.) is all about being thankful - What abilities do you have or experiences have you had that you’re grateful for? <BR> I am grateful for the following abilities <BR> 1. to love <BR> 2, to see <BR> 3. to hear' <BR> 4. to talk even thou I have a speech defect <BR> 5. to walk <BR> 6. to feel compassion <BR> 7. to care about people <BR> I am grateful for experience of being a member of a large family. <BR> ... Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:17:50 EST jokes and me time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6435621 <BR> This week for the Aspire & Inspire team we are to blog about me time. <BR> Describe your ideal ME time especially during this hectic time of the year <BR> <BR> I have a few ideal me time, The first is to sit down by myself and read <BR> whatever book I am reading at the time. The second is to play game <BR> on my computer, The third is to connect with one of my spark teams. <BR> I hope whatever is your ideal me time you find time for it during this <BR> hectic time of the year, <BR> ... Tue, 28 Nov 2017 21:07:41 EST jokes AND LESS STUFF DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6434142 November 18th was Use Less Stuff Day and for the Aspire & Inspire team we were asked to blog about how you use less stuff in your life? Explain ways you de-clutter, recycle, buy and use less, etc. <BR> First of all I am a little bit of a pack rat. But there are some thing I do <BR> to de-clutter, recycle, buy and use less, etc. <BR> 1. most of my clothes are either hand me down or come from thriff <BR> stores <BR> 2. I give away most of my books twice a year for the church 2 rummage <BR> sal... Thu, 23 Nov 2017 18:48:22 EST jokes and Thanksgiving recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6433286 Here is my healthy recipe for Thanksgiving. For my A&i group <BR> <BR> Easy Vegetable Stuffing <BR> Ingredients <BR> 2 tablespoons butter or margarine <BR> 1 1/2 cups frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry (from 1-lb bag) <BR> 2 cups frozen broccoli cuts <BR> 1 cup corn <BR> 1 3/4 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton) <BR> 4 cups sage and onion-seasoned stuffing cubes (from 14-oz bag) <BR> 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves <BR> <BR> <BR> Steps <BR> <BR> 1 <BR> Heat oven... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:37:01 EST jokes and Refrigerator Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6431768 This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: November 15th is Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. What are some of your favorite staples that you have in your refrigerator? <BR> 1. milk 1% and almond <BR> 2. grapes <BR> 3. blueberries <BR> 4. activia yogurt <BR> 5. egg beater <BR> 6. eggs <BR> 7 Gatorade 2 <BR> <BR> jokes <BR> 1. .Diets are for people who are THICK and tired of it. <BR> 2. THE FAST DIET: If you are thin, don't eat fast. If you are fat, don't eat-- FAST!!! <BR> ... Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:45:00 EST jokes and kindness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6431763 This week for the Aspire & Inspire team we are to blog about kindness. November 13th was World Kindness Day - Write a blog about some random acts of kindness you have received or given to others? <BR> <BR> My story is about a random act of kidness given to me,. Years ago I wrote a blog about a bad day I have and how someone sold my purse with money in it, <BR> Two week later I got a card from a spark teammate. in Germany, She put a hundred dollars in it, Needless say we became great spark... Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:25:22 EST november goals and october review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6428212 October goals <BR> 1 Eat less CRAP - did <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS - need to work on this <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR - did this <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR - did this <BR> P- PROCESED FOODS- need to work on this <BR> <BR> 2 EAT MORE FOOD: <BR> F- FRUITS & VEGGIES -try to eat 5 different freggie a day -didn;t make this goals <BR> O- ORGANIC LEAN PROTEIND- didn;t make this goal <BR> 0-O- OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDIS- did this <BR> D-DRINK WATER - didn't make it <BR> <BR> 3. focus on my ASPIRE & IN... Sat, 4 Nov 2017 20:26:18 EST jokes and Week 4 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6426598 Now that we're in the 4th quarter of the year what have you accomplished? <BR> 1. my exercise streak I have exercise 144 days for at least 10 min a day <BR> 2. eating healthier but need to work on this <BR> 3. keeping my job for over a year <BR> 4. developing a great relationship with Natalie my great niece <BR> What do you hope to accomplish before the end of 2017? <BR> 1. losing some weight would like to be in the 150 <BR> 2. keeping my exercise streak going <BR> Jokes <BR> Husband take... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 20:30:23 EST jokes and Halloween http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6426586 what I love about Halloween, <BR> 1, getting the family together to crave pumpkin <BR> 2.getting dress up in costume this year I am going to be a cow <BR> 3. dancing at the senior center Halloween party <BR> 4. the candy even so I only eat a tiny bit <BR> 5. seeing the kids dress up in costume <BR> 6, seeing people I haven't seen for awhile <BR> What I don't like about Halloween <BR> 1. every year it get scarier <BR> 2. trick or treating door to door is becoming less and less <BR> 3. candy p... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 19:42:13 EST jokes and Halloween candy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6424307 <BR> This week for the Aspire & Inspire BSG team challenge we are asked to blog about eating Halloween treats. Do you indulge in any Halloween treats? If so, what are your favorites? If not, what do you do to avoid them? <BR> Instead of not eating any Halloween candy and piggy out on it later I <BR> allow myself a few treats. My favorite are Reese's Peanut Butter Cups <BR> and m&m mainly the red one. <BR> <BR> jokes hopes you like’ <BR> Here are a few signs that you may be experiencing m... Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:17:50 EST jokes and recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6424305 This week blog is about recipe. I haven't actually made these <BR> dishes but made something similar. I would like to try them,. <BR> <BR> <BR> Cauliflower ''Mac'' and Cheese <BR> <BR> Minutes to Prepare: 15 <BR> Minutes to Cook: 20 <BR> Number of Servings: 8 <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> Kosher salt, as needed, plus 1/2 teaspoon <BR> Vegetable Oil Spray <BR> 1 Large Head Cauliflower, cut into small florets <BR> 3/4 cup heavy cream (may use sugar-free soy milk) <BR> ... Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:02:58 EST jokes and pet peeves http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6422155 One of our A&I team blog assignments for this week of our challenge: The second week in October was Pet Peeve Week. A pet peeve is a minor irritation or stressor that an individual identifies as particularly annoying to him or her. A key aspect of a pet peeve is that it seems to be acceptable to others. <BR> This is your time to unleash! What are your top 5 pet peeves and why do they bother you? <BR> pet peeves no particular order <BR> 1. When people are late or make me run late because I’m w... Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:15:18 EST jokes and breast cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6421849 October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the world health organization, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women and is claiming lives of thousands of women every year. This is why we must always be aware of breast cancer and how we can look out for it. Blog about any thoughts you have about breast cancer and its prevention and/or how it has affected you or people you know." <BR> <BR> Breast cancer risks can be limited by <BR> he following are steps ... Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:49:37 EST jokes review goal for September goals for October http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6420169 jokes review goal for September goals for October <BR> Tuesday, September 05, 2017 <BR> <BR> <BR> September goals <BR> 1 Eat less CRAP - <BR> C-CARBNATED DRINKS -did <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR -did <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR -need to work on this <BR> P- PROCESED FOODS - working on this <BR> <BR> 2 EAT MORE FOOD: <BR> F- FRUITS & VEGGIES -did <BR> O- ORGANIC LEAN PROTEIND-did <BR> 0-O- OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDIS-dd <BR> D-DRINK WATER -didn't do <BR> <BR> 3. focus on my ASPIRE & INSPIRE t... Tue, 10 Oct 2017 19:12:47 EST jokes and Week 4 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6416733 This week for the Aspire and Inspire Team we are to write a blog about self confidence. Write a blog about life experiences that have added to your self-confidence; what are your personal strengths and positive traits? Give an example of how one or more of these qualities help you move forward. <BR> <BR> Well my experience is not one story but many . I was born with a serious speech defect, So most of my childhood I was made fun of and laugh at. <BR> But as they say what don't break make yo... Sat, 30 Sep 2017 21:32:37 EST jokes and Week 3 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6413780 Our blog assignment for the Aspire and Inspire team this week is to answer the following question: With all the negative things going on in the world today, how are you keeping positivity in your life? <BR> <BR> 1. limit the amount of news I watch <BR> 2. take my pills for depression <BR> 3. remember the world have done through this before <BR> and have come out of it happier <BR> 4. read sparkpeople blogs they usually make me happier <BR> 5. spend less time on facebook <BR> 6. have positiv... Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:42:04 EST