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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 jokes and Week 2 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6410353 This week's assignment for the Aspire and Inspire team is to blog about <BR> tips you would give someone to stay healthy as you age <BR> Here are my tips <BR> 1. Live an active life <BR> Try to incorporate aerobic, balance, and strength activities into your routine. <BR> <BR> 2. Eat healthy foods <BR> Eat nutrient-dense foods like fruits, vegetables, and whole-grain foods <BR> <BR> 3. Maintain your brain <BR> Keep your brain active <BR> For example: Take dance lessons, learn a new langu... Tue, 12 Sep 2017 08:27:20 EST jokes review goal for august/ goals for September http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6408073 August goals <BR> 1 Review my goals weekly and plan my week to meet those goals-did it most week <BR> 2 eat less bread - did it <BR> 3 tried to eat 5 freggie a day still working on this <BR> 4 try to drink 8 cups of water = still working on this <BR> 5 try 2 fitness video a week or my exercise app - didn't do this <BR> 6 take me time at least 4 time a week do something special for me-did this <BR> 7 eat and drink less crap <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS -yes <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR -yes <BR> A- ARTIF... Tue, 5 Sep 2017 21:19:13 EST jokes and this week in review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6399157 <BR> this week in review <BR> good things <BR> 1 I got allot of quality time with mom <BR> 2 I got to spend time with my great niece <BR> 3 got some me time <BR> 4 have a good boss who let me off this week and next for a family emergency <BR> 6 on my 65 day of a exercise streak with a friend what is where my streak <BR> end last streak I am determine to get to a 100 this time <BR> 7 l lost almost a pound not much but didn't gain this week <BR> bad things <BR> 1 my great nephew is back in t... Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:26:12 EST jokes : Review/Goals for July/August http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6395260 July goals <BR> 1Review my goals weekly and plan my week to meet those goals-did this <BR> 2 eat less bread -did <BR> 3 tried to eat 5 freggie a day-need more work on this <BR> 4 eat less crap <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS-did this <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR - did this <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR working on this <BR> P- PROCESED FOODS -working on this <BR> 5 try to drink 8 cups of water when I am not working- need to try harder <BR> 6 try 1 fitness video a week - didn't do this <BR> 7 take me... Wed, 2 Aug 2017 20:13:55 EST jokes and this week in review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6393983 this week in review <BR> good things <BR> 1 I got to meet my great nephew <BR> 2 I got to spend time with my great niece <BR> 3 got some me time <BR> 4 was introduce to a new park to walk in <BR> 5 got a niece hair cut and it easy to take cared of <BR> 6 enjoying my book <BR> 7 on my 52 day of a exercise streak with a friend <BR> 9 got my new iphone 6 and a cheaper plan <BR> <BR> bad things <BR> 1 my great nephew came home but his tongue is too big for his mouth. But they say his mouth will... Sun, 30 Jul 2017 21:27:48 EST jokes and this week in review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6389588 this week in review <BR> good things <BR> 1 my great nephew came from the hospital <BR> 2 we have a short but niece trip to Amish Country Ohio USA <BR> 3 got some me time <BR> 4 had a nice time with my nephew at the movie <BR> 5 got some nice present for my birthday <BR> 6 really getting into my new book <BR> 7 on my 41 day of a exercise streak with a friend <BR> <BR> bad things <BR> 1 work been hard <BR> 2 we didn't have time to go to any winery in Ohio Amish country <BR> 3 haven't found... Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:05:09 EST jokes and this week in review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6387126 this week in review <BR> good things <BR> 1 my great nephew was born <BR> 2 we have a short but niece trip to Toledo Ohio usa <BR> 3 got some me time <BR> 4 had a nice birthday <BR> 5 got some nice present for my birthday <BR> 6 enjoying my new book <BR> 7 on my 35 th day of a exercise streak with a friend <BR> <BR> bad things <BR> 1 my great nephew delivery was hard and he still in the hospital <BR> 2 we didn't get to spend the time we wanted to since the baby came early <BR> 3 haven't foun... Thu, 13 Jul 2017 22:44:14 EST joke and this week in review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6383832 this week in review <BR> good things <BR> 1 I ate healthier <BR> 2 finish my book and start another one <BR> 3 got some me time <BR> 4 got to see my family alot <BR> 5 my psychiatrist appointment went well except for my weight <BR> 6 enjoy fireworks <BR> 7 on my 26th day of a exercise streak with a friend <BR> bad things <BR> 1 my Dr. told me since feb I gain 8 pounds <BR> 2 work was hard because of the holiday <BR> 3 can't seem to run a dvd with my new laptop computer <BR> 4 my sister migh... Wed, 5 Jul 2017 22:09:05 EST joke and june review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6383816 Jokes : Review/Goals <BR> <BR> June goal <BR> 1 Review my goals weekly and plan my week to meet those goals-did <BR> 2 eat less bread - did this <BR> 3 tried to eat 5 freggie a day -still working on this <BR> 4 try to drink 8 cups of water when I am not working -didn't do this <BR> 5 try 2 fitness video a week - only got 1 in <BR> 6 take me time at least 4 time a week do something special for me-did <BR> 7 eat and drink less crap <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS - didn't do this <BR> R-REFINED S... Wed, 5 Jul 2017 21:20:49 EST jokes and this week in review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6380992 this week in review <BR> good things <BR> 1 I I ate healthier <BR> 2 almost complete my book <BR> 3 got some me time <BR> 4 did a you tube video <BR> 5 I on my 20th day of a exercise with a friend <BR> 6 got to see my family alot <BR> bad things <BR> 1 got burn at work not bad but it hurt <BR> 2 work was hard <BR> 3 didn't get as many walk in as I wanted <BR> 'last week work on <BR> 1 exercise - exercise every day did it <BR> 2 more water still working on this <BR> 3 less bread - not this w... Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:05:29 EST jokes and motivation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6378482 I been missing giving my teammates motivational <BR> quotes so I thought I would give some in this blog. <BR> <BR> 1 “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~Wayne Dyer <BR> <BR> 2. “One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.” ~John Wanamake <BR> <BR> 3. “Whether you think you can or can’t, you’re right.” ~Henry Ford <BR> <BR> 4. “Failure is not fatal. Only failure to get back up is.” ~John C. Maxwell <BR> <BR> 5. “You cannot expect to a... Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:33:11 EST jokes and today success http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6377599 Today I finally did a video from you tube. I did Leslie Sansone <BR> mile walk. But in my version I run around the house when <BR> she walk in place. I been trying to do a you tube video for <BR> awhile but something such as mom always got in the way,. <BR> <BR> Jokes <BR> It was her first night at her diet meeting and Sue was feeling a little nervous. To help her feel at ease the other members began a discussion about the foods they most wanted to buy as they went round the supermarket. ... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:26:25 EST joke and this week in review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6376799 this week in review <BR> good things <BR> 1 I I ate healthier <BR> 2 great Amish vacation <BR> 3 got in a swimming pool 3 times last week <BR> 4 I got more walks in <BR> 5 I on my 10th day of a exercise with a friend <BR> 6 got to see my family alot <BR> bad things <BR> 1 work was hard <BR> 2 weather was too high in the 90 to walk in the evening <BR> 3 didn't get as many walk in as I wanted <BR> 'last week work on <BR> 1 exercise especially on vacation in Amish country ohio- did this <BR> 2 ... Sun, 18 Jun 2017 20:46:00 EST joke and this week in review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6373912 this week in review <BR> good things <BR> 1 I I ate healthier <BR> 2 I my sis gave me some hand me down pants for summer <BR> 3 Saturday was busy but 'i didn't get anxious <BR> 4 I got some good walks in <BR> 5 I started a new exercise streak with a spark friend <BR> bad things <BR> 1 work was hard <BR> 2 I broke my exercise streak <BR> 3 didn't get as many walk in as usual <BR> last week work on <BR> 1 exercise - exercise every day but one <em>248</em> <BR> 2 more water= didn't do good... Sun, 11 Jun 2017 21:25:28 EST jokes : Review/Goals for May/June http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6372686 jokes : Review/Goals <BR> <BR> May goal <BR> 1 Review my goals weekly and plan my week to meet those goals- <BR> 2 eat less bread <BR> 3 tried to eat 5 freggie a day <BR> 4 try to track food on day I am not working <BR> 5 try to drink 8 cups of water when I am not working <BR> 6 try 2 fitness video a week - <BR> 7 take me time at least 4 time a week do something special for me- <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR - <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR <BR> P- PROCESED F... Thu, 8 Jun 2017 20:49:51 EST joke and week in review http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6370507 This week in review <BR> good things <BR> 1 I didn't gain any weight <BR> 2 I got my new computer <BR> 3 I got my new tv <BR> 4 I got some good walks in <BR> I am eating less bread <BR> bad things <BR> 1 I didn't lose any weight <BR> 2 one of my family best friend husband drop dead while jogging <BR> 3 work was hard <BR> next week work on <BR> 1 exercise <BR> 2 more water <BR> 3 less bread <BR> 4 one exercise video <BR> JOKEs <BR> <BR> Fat Theology <BR> And God populated the earth with broc... Sat, 3 Jun 2017 22:48:02 EST jokes and Week 4 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6368234 This week’s assignment for the Aspire and Inspire team is to write about our summer.. What do you hope to achieve for summer-whether it is about social, personal? I hope <BR> to lose more weight this summer. What do you have to look forward to this summer? <BR> I have a wedding I am going to July 8. The bride is a daughter of a great friend of mine. <BR> I will be seeing many old friend at the wedding. Also I will be going to Amish country <BR> Ohio. <BR> <BR> jokes <BR> served by Weight <... Mon, 29 May 2017 20:11:12 EST jokes and Week 3 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6365339 This week's assignment for the Aspire and Inspire team is to blog about what outdoor activities we like to do in May. How do you like to spend your time outdoors in May? I am not much of a outdoor person, . But I do like the longer walks we can take in May, <em>311</em> <BR> Also on good night we can take a 2nd walk. What are some outdoor activities you like to do in May? I like to shoot basketball <em>299</em> . Also on really warm day we can swim outdoor. <BR> <BR> jokes <BR> Doggy Di... Mon, 22 May 2017 20:44:12 EST jokes &Aspire & Inspire BSG Week 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6360794 This week for the Aspire and Inspire team challenge we are supposed to tell what qualities we admire in a mother. <BR> quality of a good mother <BR> 1.love <BR> 2. patience <BR> 3 a good listener <BR> 4 Affectionate <BR> 5 Set a good example and practice what you preach. <BR> 6 Be present in your child’s life go to their events <BR> 7 be willing to admit when you wrong <BR> 8 be caring <BR> 9 understanding <BR> 10 forgiving, <BR> <BR> jokes <BR> Mr. Right Rejection Form Letter <BR> Dear ... Thu, 11 May 2017 21:33:13 EST jokes &Aspire & Inspire BSG Week 1 Blog: Review/Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6356817 jokes &Aspire & Inspire BSG Week 1 Blog: Review/Goals <BR> <BR> For my BSG I am to Blog about my progress the past month and my. goals for this month. <BR> My April. . goals <BR> 1. take me time at least 4 time a week do something special for me -done <BR> 2. finished with 500 fitness min- done <BR> <BR> 3 Eat t less CRAP -done <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR <BR> P- PROCESED FOODS <BR> <BR> 4 EAT MORE FOOD:- done <BR> F- FRUITS & VEGGIES... Tue, 2 May 2017 20:40:11 EST jokes and Week 4 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6354494 Our blog assignment for the Aspire to Inspire BSG challenges week 4 is: List three positive things about yourself, both inside AND out! <BR> my positive <BR> 1. I am a responsible person <BR> 2. I am a caring and kind person <BR> 3. I am a loyal friend <BR> 4 i seems to be Humorous <BR> 5 I am Nurturing <BR> 6 I am Imaginative <BR> <BR> jokes <BR> If leather jackets get ruined in the rain, why aren't cows affected when they are out in the rain alot? <BR> <BR> If love is blind, why is ling... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:33:40 EST jokes and Week 3 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6352138 Our blog assignment for this week for our Aspire to Inspire BSG challenges is to write about: Showers of Blessings...what are some things that bless you during this time of year? <BR> 1. the warmer weather <BR> 2. the longer day light <BR> 3. mom birthday this year her 91st <BR> 4. more birds singing in the morning <BR> 5. longer walk since the weather warmer <BR> 6. open windows <BR> 7. vacation in Amish country <BR> 8. flowers starting to grow <BR> 9. The promise of summer. <BR> 10 May tv... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:27:06 EST jokes &Aspire & Inspire BSG Week 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6349020 This week for the Aspire & Inspire Group were asked to blog about overcoming negative thoughts. How do you overcome negative thoughts or situations and turn them into positive ones? This is a hard one for me, since I suffer from depression .and anxiety. But I am learning to tell my mind positives thoughts . Some of the positive thoughts I tell myself is I am a good person or I can handle this. Also I say <BR> prayers such as the Hail Mary or the Our Father. If I am in situation that is nega... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 21:24:14 EST jokes &Aspire & Inspire BSG Week 1 Blog: Review/Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6345673 jokes &Aspire & Inspire BSG Week 1 Blog: Review/Goals <BR> For my BSG I am to Blog about my progress the past month and my. goals for this month. <BR> <BR> <BR> My march . . goals <BR> 1. take me time at least 4 time a week do something special for yourself- getting better at this <BR> 2. finished with 600 fitness min-did <BR> 3 Eat t less CRAP -did this <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR <BR> P- PROCESED FOODS <BR> <BR> 4 EAT MORE FOOD:-nee... Sat, 8 Apr 2017 18:05:53 EST jokes and plateau http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342406 . How long have you been stuck in a plateau? 2 month at least What have you done so far to try and overcome it? try eating less and exercise more . I am making A commitment to stick with my 4-week plateau-busting spark coach plan, . If you have any idea on how to break a plateau let me know. <BR> <BR> Jokes <BR> <BR> <BR> "The question is not Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg? The question is: To Be or Not To Be a dinner Recipe? The Chicken or the Egg?" ~ Yasha Harari <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 1 Apr 2017 21:04:34 EST jokes and Week 4 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6340401 March is Women's History Month, so this week's blog is to share what woman/women from history I admire and why. <BR> I admire Eleanor Roosevelt . She seem to care about people. Among other thing she pressed the United States to join and support the United Nations <BR> <BR> I admire Mother Teresa her amount of charity work is amazing, <BR> <BR> I <BR> Last but not least I admire Jackie" Kennedy Onassis. The way she stand up in time of <BR> trouble .was amazing. <BR> <BR> JOKES <BR> Why ... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:31:10 EST jokes and Week 3 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6336963 The blog for this week is to share ways that you feel lucky or fortunate in your life. <BR> way I feel lucky or fortunate in my life <BR> 1. my mom is 91 and still kicking <BR> 2. the pills I am on seem to work well on my anxiety and depression <BR> 3. I found spark at the time I needed to <BR> 4. I have a roof over my head and food in my stomach every night <BR> 5 I have a new job that I seem to be good at <BR> 6. I have all my friend on spark' <BR> 7 I have all my friend at my new church ... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:42:24 EST jokes &Aspire & Inspire BSG Week 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6333072 This month for the Aspire & Inspire Buddy Support Group our focus is on strength training, This week we were asked to blog about it. How do you incorporate strength training into your exercise routine? This is what I am trying to figure out. It easy to get cardio in but strength training have always been hard for me., Do you guys have any suggestion? Do you prefer to do body weight exercises or exercises with weights or a combination of the two? If I have to do strength I prefer doing dumbel... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:53:43 EST Jokes and A & I Team Blog wk 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6329426 jokes &Aspire & Inspire BSG Week 1 Blog: Review/Goals <BR> For my BSG I am to Blog about my progress the past month and my. goals for this month. <BR> <BR> My FEB. . goals <BR> 1. take me time at least 4 time a week do something special for yourself-made this <BR> 2. finished with 600 fitness min - made this goal <BR> 3 Eat t less CRAP -still working on this <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS - need to drink less pop so I gave it up for lunch <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR- back to putting this in my coffee n... Tue, 7 Mar 2017 19:45:34 EST jokes and Week 4 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6323046 The blog for this week is to talk about what we did to keep our heart healthy this month. <BR> During February our focus was on heart health and incorporating at least 10 minutes in our exercise goals for the month. <BR> Blog about how your incorporated more cardio into your exercise goals this month. <BR> I tried to do some extra exercises in the evening, . I usually do my walking in the morning, But this month I added a walk or a video in the evening most day. <BR> <BR> Blog about foods ... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 20:36:47 EST jokes and Week 3 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6319220 February is National Friendship month. For week 3 of the Aspire to Inspire BSG challenges blog we are to write about friendship. .What are some things you do or have done to celebrate your friendships.? Are there some new ways you plan to remember your friends during February I basically have four group of friend, My old church friend who we meet occasionally for dinner. We celebrate our friendship by praying in the bad time ad eating during the good.time. We planning a dinner soon, My new ch... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:01:18 EST jokes and Week 2 Blog for Aspire to Inspire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6315661 This month for the Aspire & Inspire Buddy Support Group our focus is on cardio. This week we were asked to blog about it. Do you vary your cardio exercises during the week? it depend but not usually, What types work best for you? walking. Whether it walking outside, using the treadmill, walking video, or a youtube walking video. Walking <BR> is my to go cardio. It not too hard to do and it clear my head, <BR> <BR> Ten Excellent and Funny Thoughts About Walking <BR> 1. Walking 20 minutes can ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:16:30 EST Jokes and A & I Team Blog wk 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6311972 jokes &Aspire & Inspire BSG Week 1 Blog: Review/Goals <BR> For my BSG I am to Blog about my progress the past month and my. goals for this month. <BR> <BR> My Jan . goals <BR> 1. take me time at least 4 time a week do something special for yourself-didn't make this <BR> 2. finished with 600 fitness min - made this goal <BR> 3 Eat t less CRAP -still working on this <BR> C-CARBONATED DRINKS <BR> R-REFINED SUGAR <BR> A- ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS & COLOR <BR> P- PROCESED FOODS <BR> <BR> 4 EAT MORE... Mon, 6 Feb 2017 20:42:10 EST