MOMWANTSNOWAIST's SparkPeople Blog MOMWANTSNOWAIST's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Relearning my GOOD habits on SP! I had been on SP in 2010 and after losing the weight, maintained it for awhile and here I am again! <BR> Thankfully it is all coming back ~how to do the Nutrition tracker, add a food manually,etc. <BR> Though it is a lot of work {at least it is to me!}, it is worth it to revisit those GOOD habits like : <BR> ~Drinking ALOT of water daily {8 glasses for me IS a lot and I need to drink tea more often!} <BR> ~Exercising daily <BR> ~Blogging: to ~talk~it out~ even if you're the only one listenin... Sun, 15 Mar 2015 16:48:50 EST Right back where I left off...{please send SP goodies!} Hi everyone ! <BR> For those of you who do not know I am an "old" SP member from 2010 and am back to try to lose the weight again! I had lost the 20 pounds in 5 months, kept it off for 3?years and in the course of 4 years with Homeschooling and just flat dropping exercise ~SHAME ON ME!~ {TOO TIRED from watching swim lessons in the summer at the local high school ~ we live in the desert~ and eating salads with avocado lime dressing and too lazy once we got home from those lessons to even ge... Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:39:17 EST Happy Birthday to My Child! Dearest Child of Mine~ <BR> How is it you are now 6? I remember when you were 3 and 4 and 5 like it was yesterday! I also can't forget when you were 0-1 and 2 and it seemed like FOREVER! You are getting smarter, taller, bigger {in general} and learning oh -so many things~how to swim, ride a bike, see underwater, whistle, wink,tie your shoes,play T-ball, reading . These are all greats feats of accomplishment! But what is so precious to myself and your father is how you say the most wonderful,h... Thu, 15 Aug 2013 03:27:38 EST FEATURED MOTIVATOR PAGE TODAY~ WOW! WOW! I happen to finally {late @ night} catch up on all my e-mails {or even catch a glimpse of them!] and there it was~ Spark Page Site Notification~ "You are today's Featured Motivator!" How FUN and WONDERFUL to see! So. of course, I had to do a blog! But on what? Especially since I think it should be motivating...!~ Well,first I think it is polite to say THANK YOU to all the SP friends and members alike who voted for me ! And I want to say that this is HARD WORK and no, I do not get to ge... Sat, 15 Jun 2013 02:35:53 EST A Little SP Nutrition Tracking ... I am have been on SP now for at least 3 years and I still have difficulty tracking all three meals and all the snacks! I have tried groupings and that has helped ,but I decided since I cannot get ALL my meals tracked as I would like to {time and /or laziness or having to LIST each ingredient separately!] , I do what works for me~~ list breakfast and put the fitness in as soon as I do it . That has helped [and the fact I get it all done while my son is still asleep in the mornings!] {Did I men... Mon, 13 May 2013 11:30:24 EST I am Making VERY SLOW BUT SURE PROGRESS! YAY!!! Happy my weight is SLO-O-OWLY making its way DOWN the scale! <em>224</em> <em>306</em> <em>211</em> <em>244</em> <em>252</em> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 00:23:28 EST Thank YOU , SP for HELPING ME get my energy BACK! I just finished writing a reply on the message board to "How have you done on SP so far? " It made me think back to BEFORE SP and how I was always sluggish and had no energy for my young child. I was so tired back then I literally would SIT on the stairs and go down one-at -a-time. Well, after losing the weight and maintaining and then regaining half of the weight due to a false pregnancy, I realize that NUMBERS AREN'T EVERYTHING!! I have MUCH MORE ENERGY NOW than I did when I first s... Sun, 3 Feb 2013 20:29:26 EST My 3rd YEAR SParkversary! Happy 3rd SP year to me!!! The numbers aren't great in the sense that I had gained wt.{due to false prenancy!} but here goes: <BR> Waist: WAS 34.25 NOW:39.62 <BR> HIPS:WAS: 39 NOW:44.68 <BR> THIGH; WAS: 19.5 NOW:21 <BR> Upper Arm:WAS 11.25 NOW: 12.5 <BR> Belly WAS:39.5 NOW:45 <BR> Body Fat WAS:32 NOW:33 <BR> My point here is NOT to depress anyone or myself! Hey, it's been 3 years and I am back into playing softball regularly for my church team [including running the bases this year &... Mon, 21 Jan 2013 18:01:04 EST It's a New Year ~ A New Habit ~A New Me~! I woulld have NEVER thought I could bake some tea cakes ~Madeleines[@ 54 cals. per cake]~ or cookies {SP recipe Berry-Cherry Oatmeal Cookies}[76 cals. per cookie[ and not have at least 3-6 at one serving! In the past if I baked ANYTHING, it HAD to be THREE servings of it, or I wouldn't feel full! I also notice that some days I can actually BYPASS them and NOT have one! It's a NEW YEAR~A new HABIT~ A NEW ME!!! <em>381</em> Thu, 3 Jan 2013 16:45:31 EST Ending 2012~Beginning 2013~Healthfully! Resolutions~Fitness or Food? One of my resolutions toward exercise is to get at least 10 minutes in a day/ 6 days a week. <BR> Do you have a New Year's resolution to share concerning food ? I would like ideas anyone has that has helped them or suggestions!Thanks! <em>30</em> <em>381</em> <em>381</em> <em>381</em> <em>306</em> <em>306</em> <em>386</em> <em>252</em> <em>243</em> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 21:04:14 EST Thank You SP for being here and all the SP friends & support !!!! As this year comes to an end, I want to thank SP and all my SP friends & support groups~my teams~HOMESCHOOLING PRE-K TO HIGH SCHOOL, LATE-IN-LIFE- MOMMIES AND PARENTS OF PRESCHOOLERS and tech support and SP MEMBERS in general for BEING THERE! I haven't been on SP regularly for this year ~only about 4 mos. and now,as my time schedule allows, in trying to get back into working out and making better food choices & water {ALWAYS WATER!}, I am MUCH MORE APPRECIATIVE of having SP here to come ba... Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:28:58 EST If only... If only logging food was as EASY as logging in exercise! <BR> If only working out was as EASY as eating that piece of pie {or whatever favorite sweet is yours} <BR> If only making food choices came as EASY to me as working out! <BR> But~~~ then it wouldn't be as HARD and as REWARDING as when it happens~ <BR> ...the pants FIT AGAIN! <BR> ...the scale shows me the numbers I WANT to see! <BR> ...the long-AWAITED GOAL is MET! <BR> ...and all the HARD WORK that I have done has PAID OFF!!!! <BR> ... Wed, 26 Dec 2012 15:10:58 EST Slow But Sure Wins the Race! I am learning the hard way that getting those pounds off the slow-but-sure way is the way to go for me! <em>252</em> <em>104</em> <em>244</em> <em>243</em> <em>4</em> <em>30</em> <em>9</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>250</em> <em>91</em> <BR> And I earned 100 points today ~working out and on the SP table of points~reading articles,taking quizzes,polls,blogging! <em>381</em> Sat, 8 Dec 2012 02:05:56 EST What have you cleaned for Spring Cleaning? I have gotten our car cleaned inside and out! And our craft area,besides the kitchen ! What have you "Spring cleaned"? <em>104</em> <em>30</em> <em>85</em> <em>184</em> <em>126</em> <em>438</em> <em>56</em> Thu, 8 Mar 2012 00:54:39 EST Am Happily Tracking my Own Foods And Being Successful ~so far! Hi everyone! I have decided to see if I can keep to a food plan already planned by myself for the day and put on the fridge to follow and check off daily! So far , it has worked ~[ I am of course only into Day 2}! <BR> What do YOU do to keep yourself motivated or when you have backslid concerning food choices or weight gain? <em>306</em> <em>224</em> <em>192</em> <em>140</em> <em>481</em> <em>301</em> <em>327</em> <em>328</em> <em>414</em> <em>417</em> <em>231</em> <em>425</em> <... Tue, 6 Mar 2012 13:38:50 EST 2nd Sparkversary~~Wow! Times does fly!!! Has it been two years? I remember anxiously awaiting my first Sparkversary last year and now it passed by with me barely noticing! Things are the same & yet different ! <BR> Different: Am not on SP as much as I lost the wt. & have only regained a few lbs. back.,so I am unable to track every day anymore. <BR> I don't huddle as much or get to talk to SP friends as much. <BR> I hardly ever do quizzes & trivia anymore. <BR> I don't do streaks of spinning the wheel daily. <BR> Same: I DO LIMIT ... Sun, 29 Jan 2012 21:56:16 EST What is YOUR favorite SPARKPEOPLE DVD Workout??? Hi everyone! I just won a SP DVD today!!!! I don't know which one I will get,but was curious as to which favorites OTHER SPARKERS like???? And would you recommend buying any certain one~??? I have the most trouble with my ab/belly region. And if there is any regimen you do for your working out your abs~especially if it is on SP??? <em>347</em> <em>224</em> <em>328</em> <em>327</em> <em>315</em> <em>312</em> <em>418</em> <em>414</em> <em>344</em> <em>304</em> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 10:59:04 EST Happy I am Eating Healthier Snacks! This year and since I lost the weight on SP two years ago, I am happy to say I finally have gotten much better at snacking in general { I still have the slip-up,occasionally!}~ ! My snacks consist of trying to keep the cals @ 150 or below per snack if possible! <BR> See if you have any that match what you like to snack on~ <BR> Emerald Dark Cocoa Almonds[27 per serv.] <BR> 1/2 cup 2% Knudsen Cottage Cheese <BR> 1 cup Chocolate Cheerios with 1/2 cup Unsweetened Silk Soy Almond Milk <BR> Veggi... Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:48:15 EST What is your Favorite Indoor Pedometer Recommendation??? I LOVE my Garmin for outdoor use! It tracks my cals burned & mileage,heart rate,pace,etc. I really NEED an indoor pedometer to wear every day to help keep track of those needed steps & how many I DO take! Anybody have an indoor pedometer they really like & would recommend??? <BR> Please let me know the price,name brand if you know it & it's strengths {& weaknesses,if you want} and any other info. you think is pertinent! Help, <em>303</em> Fri, 2 Dec 2011 01:41:18 EST Tracking Every Day !~Reality Check for me~ Well, something's got to give and it is my time on SP and tracking every day. So I realize since I cannot do it each day, I'll do what I can !My goal will be to try to get in even SOME tracking every day . <em>39</em> Fri, 25 Nov 2011 05:21:10 EST I Miss my SP Friends....I Can't Lose the Wt. Without YOU! For all my SP friends~ I am back on TRACK with tracking my food and getting my exercise in and now I am trying to reconnect with you after an 8 month absence! I have been Homeschooling my child and have put everything including SP on the backburner .Well ,now I am ready to be back and just had to learn how to tweak the time slots for everything! I understand if any of you want to drop me as you haven't heard from me in several mos. I usually expect myself to "visit" at least every season ,but... Tue, 25 Oct 2011 05:10:59 EST Well,it's ABOUT TIME I CAME BACK ON TRACK! Tracking FOOD ,that is.... Well, my Sparkfriends and Sparkmembers, I can say I've been there and done that,but I HAD HOPED I would be able to keep the weight off permanently WITHOUT having to track! WRONG ~for me,that is!!!! I had stopped tracking when I started Homeschooling or only did it sporadically and sometimes, just Breakfast since that was easier ~I have LOTS of breakfast combos of oatmeal with fruit. May be boring ,but it WORKS FOR ME in KEEPING MY CHOLESTROL at a HEALTHY ,NORMAL level since I brought it down... Sun, 23 Oct 2011 02:19:10 EST Dear God~ A Prayer of Thankfulness! Dear God, Thank You for the gift of this day. may I use it wisely to honor and glorify You! I thank You for my family & our good health;for my son's grandma & her good health;for the opportunity & ability to Homeschool my child { I LOVE your planning !};for my hubby's job; for always answering my prayers,though it may not always be the answers I seek, YOU are ALWAYS THERE and know what I need BEFORE I ask it! <BR> I pray for the baby whose mother was killed in the railroad tracks and that... Tue, 11 Oct 2011 10:21:55 EST Homeschooling Works for ME!~Mainly a day in the life BLOG for my Homeschooling Team Just started this year with Homeschooling my child and what a BLESSING it is!!!! We enjoy working together and I like to make learning FUN!!!! We start our day out with prayer ~that God would open our hearts for what He wants to teach us that day and then we do Bible Devotions{ a reading of Scripture from the Bible and a story from a Bible devotions book that follows the Scripture and then a few questions {for comprehension}. Then our basic books for basic skills and then writing practice an... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 00:09:45 EST Remembering That Day ~9/11 Now Ten Years Later~ Being a born-again Christian, I have read and studied the Bible~ particularly the Book of Revelation . So ,ten years ago when 9/11 occurred, I was not surprised except that it was so fast. I remember driving to work and hearing the news with shock and being numb . And then crying the whole day when viewing it on television @ work and later @ home. Trying to explain the shock of the news to my students that were asking and were only 7 yrs. old was a challenge that I never expected to encounte... Sun, 11 Sep 2011 01:24:55 EST To my Sparkfriends~ A Blog to say I miss You! To all my Sparkfriends ~ I am sorry to be so busy and not get to say hi and how are you hardly ever anymore! I am joining my church's Homeschooling group and it looks to be a great group though much to undertake! My little son is EXCITED by it all and making new friends & going on field trips together in addition to the MOMS'Club and eventually by Sept. ,AWANA,too! <BR> A mother DOES work from son up to son down!!!!!! <em>30</em> <em>198</em> <em>223</em> <em>244</em> <em>220</em> <em>3... Thu, 1 Sep 2011 02:57:23 EST Happy Birthday to my Son~A Poem ~ Behold,you are 4 today,my son~ <BR> Three is no more; <BR> but there are {ROAR!} MORE <BR> adventures in FUN <BR> when you are 4! <BR> We'll learn even MORE <BR> about whales and dolphins, <BR> and find new parks to explore! <BR> Each new year brings something new; <BR> past accomplishments @ 3 to remember ,too~ <BR> Potty training,t-ball, and My Gym, are a few, <BR> Reading more intensely for specific information, <BR> you AMAZE EVERYONE @ the library with your reading sensations!!! <BR>... Sun, 14 Aug 2011 12:01:47 EST Here's My Veggie /Fruit Garden ~Photos of Garden @ the Beginning of Harvest! I finally finished weeding & mulching the garden so it is fit for presentation! I got a late start as the third WEEK of June rolled around and I should have been planting by end of May! But what was GREAT was how FAST seeds will grow ,given the right conditions!: we had added to our soil amendments like compost manure, sand ,and layers of wet newspaper on the bottom [food for worms!] which helped the soil improve so much that when I planted it was LOAMY~the BEST kind of soil to work with~sof... Thu, 4 Aug 2011 08:14:05 EST Come see my herb garden ! Photos included! Veggie garden @ a later date! <img src="">Hi! My hubby & I BOTH LOVE to cook and we LOVE herbs ,so ,when my flower garden died last year with extreme winds, we decided to convert it to a herb garden! We started with a few~Greek Oregano,Rosemary,Sage,Basil and Chives. He mulched it with bark and now it is come full circle! I bought 6 more herbs today @ our Farmer's Market and now there is Thyme,Marjoram,Parsley, Purple Sage,Tarragon,and Italian Oregano. Here are som... Fri, 22 Jul 2011 21:54:11 EST Summer's Here~What's YOUR favorite fresh ~from ~the~garden veggie? Now that the veggie garden is planted {late start~ this last Tuesday & today is Saturday of the SAME week!~already has me seeing the garden is sprouting and I'm thinking of the harvest! This year the crops are : corn,cauliflower,broccoli,green beans,peas, two kinds of lettuce,carrots,onions ~both green and WallaWallas.,cucumbers,tomatoes and 1 fruit crop ~cantaloupe. We also have a herb garden ~sage,rosemary,basil,Greek oregano. My FAVORITE veggie from the garden is green beans! In fact, I u... Sat, 25 Jun 2011 10:12:18 EST A Tribute to My Father and My Husband After Father's Day~ To my father~ I miss you! I wish you were here to meet your only grandson and see him play baseball and try to play piano! I know you would love him! He is so exuberant and full of life! So carefree and yet,thoughtful & caring ,just as you were ,as you taught me to be.... I LOVE that you taught me to appreciate & love music [though I didn't appreciate it at the time!]. I love that I have this family legacy of music and love of reading to pass on to my son! He started reading at 2 years old ,D... Mon, 20 Jun 2011 04:48:55 EST For NORTHWOODSMOM8 & My Fellow Gardeners~Photo Blog! <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src="">My garden of pink hydrangeas, orange Tropicana cannas~[their actual name~my preschooler & I like it!] ,Princess Diana Rose and the green bush in the corner is in memory of MOM~ a red hibiscus flower~she loved it and we had some ... Mon, 20 Jun 2011 04:22:19 EST Making Cards for all Occasions~ Photo Close-UPs included! <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src="http://photos- <img src="">">Here are my donated cards to M... Sat, 18 Jun 2011 05:13:39 EST Magnifying Glass Cakes ~Photos~Take a Peek! <img src=""> <img src="">I finished this pair of magnifying glass cakes for my MOMS CLUB Birthday bash tomorrow! There are quite a few people coming so two cakes were needed for our bug-themed event!!! I got the idea from PARENTING.COM where there are quite EASY and CREATIVE birthday cakes shown & instructions how to do it! I was able through the help of my fellow moms to keep the cos... Fri, 10 Jun 2011 18:23:46 EST Pee Wee T-Ball ~~How FUN!! ~Photos included~ <img src=""> <img src="">I am a parent who LOVES sports and finally gets to see her lil' one take part in t-ball! I enjoy getting to see my youngster enjoy HIMSELF AND THE FUN of sports and the sheer exuberance of joy in getting to run,hit the ball and throw!!!! Ah,summertime..... <img src=""> Thu, 9 Jun 2011 03:40:49 EST Being a Family... Yesterday after church and brunch, our young son mentioned while we were on the floor building cabins with the Lincoln Logs~both Daddy & I!~ how much he enjoyed being a family~having Mommy and Daddy to play with and just BE WITH!!!!!! <BR> As my hubby & I looked at each other , we acknowledged the ABSOLUTE JOY of parenting .loving our son with tears glistening in each other's eyes. <BR> HOW GOOD IS GOD ~~GLORIFY AND PRAISE HIM ,ALL CREATURES!!!!!! <em>224</em> <em>224</em> <em>224</em> <... Mon, 30 May 2011 07:52:26 EST What's some of YOUR favorite Summertime hobbies??? I love to do gardening ,go swimming and biking in the summertime! What are YOUR favorites??? <em>67</em> <em>214</em> <em>146</em> <em>87</em> <em>184</em> <em>126</em> <em>427</em> <em>45</em> <em>291</em> <em>258</em> <em>332</em> <em>237</em> <em>321</em> Sat, 21 May 2011 17:47:59 EST Happy,happy happy ~about the FIRST CROP PARTY I hosted!!!!~{with Scrap Page Photos! <img src=""> <img src="">Here are the pages I got done @ my crop party ~though they really aren't finished~I need to edge the banner in "Tie the Knot" since you can't see it ;blends too much! and I need a title for my Course 3 Cake Decorating[ Grand Finale Cake] page!~Well, my crop party's done! It was SO MUCH FUN yesterday! I hosted my FIRST crop party @ my house ! Though I have been ... Sun, 15 May 2011 11:47:09 EST A Goodbye Tribute to THENEWME43~~~~ My Sparkfriend~~~~ I am going to miss my friend as she goes off SP ! She was always here for me and all her 125 friends!!!! She was there for me with goodies when I needed them and morale boosters and good advice when I asked! I will miss her happy face and smiling countenance on her page! I will also misss the shared ups & downs of SP life with the weight loss journeys and maintenance road journeys,too! She always did roll call on one of my teams and I will miss seeing her name! But I wish her the best in her ... Thu, 12 May 2011 02:38:49 EST Happy Mother's Day ~with Cutest Baby photos! <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR> I thought the best part of Mother's Day was having a mother like my mother ~who was a loving mom,friend and neighbor to all~then,I became a MOTHER for the first time three years ago and now that's the best part for me ~celebrating motherhood on Mother's Day!!! <BR> Happy Mother's Day to all Sparking Moms everywhere including my teams~Late-In-Life Mommies ... Sun, 8 May 2011 09:54:51 EST Sharing My Chipboard Books ~~~ <img src="">Thought I would "share" my Chipboard books with you! [It is a book made out of a heavy duty cardboard that is pieced together like an accordion~I'm unsure as to why it is called "chipboard" unless it is chips of cardboard]! I am surprising my old longtime friends and former neighbors with these books showing their KIDS and myself{!} caroling and decorating cookies @ the cookie-bakes my mother had for the whole neighborhood @... Thu, 28 Apr 2011 03:53:18 EST Open Your Heart to Jesus~He Will Never Let You Down! On this Sunday ~Resurrection Sunday~ my Lord and Saviour Jesus rose from the dead. Why is that so significant a person might say? Well, because He is God and changes the lives of those who KNOW Him as Lord of their lives. He changed my life! I can't say I was into drugs because I wasn't; I can't say I was into alcohol because I wasn't;but I can say I was into sin [not focusing my life on Him]because we ALL are whether you believe it or not~after Eve took that first bite of the forbidden frui... Sun, 24 Apr 2011 13:39:39 EST Happy Earth Day! ~~What did you recycle? Happy Earth Day! What did I recycle??? We recycled those plastic bags and get points at the same @ the grocery store. I can't buy enough "green" bags for grocery shopping! What did you recycle today??? <em>432</em> <em>435</em> <em>434</em> <em>433</em> <em>436</em> Fri, 22 Apr 2011 17:06:19 EST Checking My Daily Calorie Differential ~ I listed this as one of my early Secrets of Success~ It helps me stay on track SO MUCH! After eating breakfast, I will be exercising through the day and get hungry.When I am hungry,I know I need to check my Nutrition Tracker because I am not getting enough food at that time. Besides checking my Nutrition Tracker to see what nutrients I need for that day,I like to check my Daily Calorie Differential~It is listed under" Reports "in the toolbar [when you are using the Nutrition tracker] and it ... Sat, 16 Apr 2011 11:53:16 EST I Did Well! ~eating wise yesterday~even though...[with soccer cake photo!] <img src="">I am proud of myself !Yesterday I was baking & decorating a soccer-shaped birthday cake for a client [we have a home-based business~BetsyKScrapbooks,Crafts and] and the whole while I was on my feet for 2 and 1/2 hours decorating ,I made it a point to keep on track with the calories and eating wise and only went 13 cals.OVER my target range~even though I was LOW on the fat =25! {I got my Morning Mile run in earl... Mon, 11 Apr 2011 11:50:08 EST I added on to my Morning Mile Run/Walk today~instead of 1 mile ,did 2.40!!!!! I just hadn't thought of it before....add a little more distance a little at a time! So today instead of my usual mile run/walk [ I walk to warm up ,then get in my mile "run"[really jogging!] ,then walk to cool down, so I call it a "run/walk"! Plus if I get tired and can't run the mile for whatever reason,I make SURE to finish a mile with a combination of running some and then walking it~! So today I started on my mile and pushed myself to go 1 mile and a half ,then walk the rest of the wa... Sat, 9 Apr 2011 20:44:59 EST I Can DO it~Run that hill...Little by little!!!!! Well, it may not sound like MUCH,but to it is to ME! I finally have conquered a hill on our trail that leads to the park. I always tried to keep up with my hubby and run it continuously ,but always had to <em>227</em> and give up~out of breath and energy! And that was 13 years ago! Now I have CONQUERED that hill--yes,it IS a hill--- by doing a little more each day and before I knew it , I was JOGGING up the hill continuously!!!!! I have yet to RUN continuously up the hill,but I am satisfi... Mon, 4 Apr 2011 14:22:33 EST What turned out to be an April Fools' encounter for you?! Mine would have to be last night on SP! I was finishing a poll when the date said 4/1/11 and it had not hit midnight yet,but given the day I had had [fuel pump went out on the car,air conditioner went out on the house, and I was tired to boot!] ,I thought it WAS April 1st and I had MISSED my scrapbooking "crop"party" with the my friends!~ [I look forward to these for weeks!~]Especially after I had just spent hours making a birthday cake for me ---and "Congrats!" cupcakes for one of my scrap... Fri, 1 Apr 2011 11:19:04 EST Just when I thought I was checking Everything on SP.... I'm sorry Sparkfriends! I have not realized that some of you were making comments on My Activity Feed and I have just read the past two months! So if I hadn't thanked you for your sentiments or you thought --why doesn't she ever reply to my thoughts on her Activity feed is b/c I just re-discovered it! I remember seeing it a while ago but thought I was always reading the Friend Feed! I forot you can comment on the ACTIVITY FEED! Another lesson learned!!!!! <em>211</em> Sun, 27 Mar 2011 05:00:40 EST The Sparkpoints Quizzes just Went Down to 5pts!/1 quiz per day! I KNEW I should have taken advantage of the quizzes!!!! It used to be 10 pts. a quiz and 5 per day for a total of FIFTY pts in one day! I was only doing one as I felt that was enough "extra" pts. a day and most of the questions are the same as on trivia.... Oh well! Live and Learn!!!! <em>39</em> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 09:49:41 EST