SCHECK5's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SCHECK5 SCHECK5's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Monday Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6198513 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ffd94795-90dc-4c04-ad2a-563f77a57ad3.jpg"> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 08:20:15 EST Happy Must http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6188674 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d2fcf108-2bef-443a-935f-d3e088aef29f.jpg"> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:07:54 EST Exciting news http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6173991 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/435ff2a1-454f-4a06-acac-66dd4b1c6951.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ae205b36-2baa-408e-86c8-41eae5287c9c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Tue, 31 May 2016 20:34:44 EST Memorial Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6173048 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4f94dbcf-a67d-4b30-83c1-6e9454fe0089.jpg"> Mon, 30 May 2016 12:00:39 EST 5/16/16 Funny http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6164332 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/102bc2c0-91c2-420c-aab6-a43f6f40d6f2.jpg"> Mon, 16 May 2016 19:04:51 EST MS Walk http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153514 Did the MS walk with my sisters, mom, my son and grand daughter <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1baa0cbd-a7b9-4a88-8493-356f47b8e7f8.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d07c1d09-08b2-410e-b933-4d51d0336b12.jpg"> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:18:58 EST Happy Easter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128502 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f3ff8fda-8975-4599-9531-0197b6bb00a2.gif"> Sun, 27 Mar 2016 08:53:36 EST 5K http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128019 Hubby and I just completed our first 5K of the season...My time was 43 mins <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4033426f-9110-4505-ab61-9c8722d2d8e4.jpg"> Sat, 26 Mar 2016 12:25:03 EST Egg Quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6127506 "A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg." <BR> <BR> “An egg today is better than a hen tomorrow.” <BR> <BR> "All the goodness of a good egg cannot make up for the badness of a bad one." <BR> <BR> "it is very hard to shave an egg." <BR> <BR> “A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.” <BR> <BR> “An egg is always an adventure; the next one may be different.” <BR> <BR> Although I can not lay an egg, I am a very... Fri, 25 Mar 2016 16:53:47 EST Egg Expressions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126200 To have "egg on your face" <BR> is a very old saying. <BR> What does it mean? It means to be embarrassed because <BR> you were caught doing or saying something in which you have no excuse or alibi to get your way out of it or blame it on someone else. In other words, Yup, you did it! <BR> <BR> "To Lay An Egg" is <BR> also an expression meaning to do something that had a result of either being a total embarrassment to you or did not turn out how you meant it to be for someone else. <BR> ... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:26:47 EST First day of Spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123586 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e05c76c9-37d8-438f-a1f7-78124ccfb576.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Happy A great first day of Spring!! Sun, 20 Mar 2016 13:00:21 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6045208 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/609abe04-6cb3-45e3-9318-446ce58df1f4.jpg"> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 05:22:08 EST Great Weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6042713 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/291b1003-386d-4c93-b5ea-cd6769317dc8.jpg"> Sat, 5 Dec 2015 11:05:43 EST quote for today 10/4/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6009103 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5d8ff672-826f-470f-8024-2f39a9ddebb9.png"> Sun, 4 Oct 2015 13:13:15 EST Balance http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5982620 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1862310e-9a33-4587-a85c-e3011beded24.jpg"> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 11:58:23 EST Friday July 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5969693 Well my morning was a good one...I slept in until 7ish...not something that I usually do, but I guess my body needed it...Then I looked at the clock and decided that i'll get my workout in along with my steps, so I decided to go for a walk...I walked 4 miles and got all my steps in for the day...now I guess I can relax for the day!!!! LOL not... <BR> <BR> Need to mow my lawn today and work on my tan...i'm loving this weather....then i'm going to get my hair done. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:16:35 EST 7/13/2015 book http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5960303 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3779d7a5-3598-4b7e-8c03-c22b0167fab9.jpg"> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:35:45 EST 7/11 stress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5959601 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/63a3d4a1-d434-4b22-b935-49847f7951c2.jpg"> Sun, 12 Jul 2015 14:46:50 EST quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5959162 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c9e387f7-71b2-44f1-b737-d462337b75fd.jpg"> Sat, 11 Jul 2015 16:23:12 EST Aweome day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952317 Today is my birthday and I had a great time going to some winery's with my friends...we did some meditation yoga an tasted LOTS of wine. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c55470eb-54a3-4fb8-9643-f0f27ebd1ffe.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a518d9d4-f074-429d-ba00-92fd2e77c7fc.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1128430f-4c55-44e5-acc7-52221c4feff0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Yes it was a great day!!! <BR> Love my whining friends <em>334</em> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:29:55 EST Went to church http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889170 I went to church this morning and the last song that was sung with "How Great Thou Art" doesn't matter how many times I hear this song it brings tears to my eyes...I even had tears all the way home. <BR> Guess it's because it's been a month now that my husbands dad pasted way...so the song was sung for a reason. <BR> Happy Sunday everyone!! Sun, 8 Mar 2015 11:22:03 EST Lost of a loved one http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5872037 Today we lost my husbands father...it's been a very long and hard week for the whole family. He was put on home hospice a few weeks ago ...he was doing great until this past Wednesday and it went down hill from there...It was hard to see him go put now he's in a good place. <BR> <BR> So glad the process of watching him pass was not a long one put 4 days of seeing him the way he was just hard on all of us.... <BR> <BR> I am SO exhausted and now he's in a good place.... Sun, 8 Feb 2015 19:45:25 EST Spark Anniversary http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850876 <em>510</em> plus one...yes it's my 6th year with sparks and I have to say it's been a lot of ups and downs but I couldn't have done it with it... <BR> My Goals for the year are to get more healthy (clean eating) and get my workouts in each day...I also want to accomplish getting 10000 steps each day. <BR> I am doing the 21 day fix program form beach body and i'm loving it I also incorporate other exercises with it. <BR> I'm not doing this just for me i'm doing it for my grand babies. <BR>... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:37:43 EST Grandma time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832994 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1530731676.jpg"> <BR> Went shopping with one of my dauther-in-laws and we just had to stop and see the new grandbaby...what a awesome day!!! <BR> Plus I think i'm DONE with my Christmas shopping!!! What a good feeling. <BR> Hope everyone had a wonderful and safe weekend...wow the fog was crazy!! Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:44:33 EST 10/31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5808078 Happy Halloween and make good choices!!! LOL Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:53:46 EST 10/30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5807350 Fit mind. Fit body. Fit soul. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:18:42 EST Sunday's quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5804931 Enjoy the journey . . . knowing that the shortest path isn’t always the best route.” Gail Lynne Goodwin Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:07:24 EST 10/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5804417 Trust the process. As long as you are embracing healthy habits, changes are happening within you. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:34:10 EST Inspiration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5803899 Together we can change the world one person and one healthy decision at a time! Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:39:26 EST Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5802564 An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching." By Mohandas Gandhi Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:10:43 EST Out of commission http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772783 Well I guess I had way to much fun this past weekend...I fractured my foot and now I will not be able to get my 10,000 steps in for the next for weeks...I have been SO good about getting them in since January. Now I will have to find other ways to get in my workouts...I guess I will need to get in more yoga or light weights...guess i'll have to figure something out!!! <BR> Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:52:37 EST Quote 8/4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753011 At my lowers <BR> God is my HOPE <BR> At my darkest <BR> God is my LIGHT <BR> At my weakest <BR> God is my STRENGTH <BR> At my saddest <BR> God is my COMFORTER Mon, 4 Aug 2014 15:02:43 EST Walk Wisconsin http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712973 Today I did the walk Wisconsin 1/4 Marathon .... we completed it in 1 hour and 45 mins...we finished it just before the rain and wow was it close because the sprinkles came fast. <BR> I do feel so good with this accomplishment and next year I plan on doing the half. <BR> It was a GREAT day!! Sat, 7 Jun 2014 18:23:11 EST Friday May 30th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5706721 Today I did a 5 mile walk/jog...mostly walking..but I did it in68 mins. I getting ready to my 10k next weekend for "Walk Wisconsin ". <BR> <BR> So already this morning I got in over 10000 steps <em>224</em> , plus I need to mow my lawn this afternoon...hope to get in over 15000 steps today!! <BR> <BR> Hope everyone have a fantastic weekend!! Fri, 30 May 2014 10:43:55 EST 21 day fix challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5660196 Well tomorrow (Monday) I will be starting my 21 day fix challenge...I did do this challenge in February and seen great results, so i'm going to do it again...I hope to have just as good of results this time....I do have to say I am more prepared this time around and pumped to give it a second go!! <BR> I have all my meals prepared for the week which is one of the hardest challenge for me to do. <BR> I have my workouts all lined up...so I think i'm good to go. <BR> Hope everyone has a great w... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:00:07 EST 5k http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5659255 Well my hubby and I did our first 5k for the year...our time was 46min and 19sec....I think that was a great time for us...my goal was to do it under 50min...YEAH for we did it!!! <BR> Can't wait for the next one, not sure when it will be. <BR> Hope everyone has a great Saturday!! Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:14:25 EST 13 Things strong people don't do http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5617690 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1813964303.jpg"> Fri, 7 Feb 2014 09:52:40 EST Going to be a LONG day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5600848 Well up at 3:15 to get my workout complete ...then off to work at 5:30 work at 10 hour day then I have a meeting from 6 to 9 so I will not be home until 9:30ish and then back up tomorrow at 3:15...Maybe I may need to take a rest day and get up at 4...I'll see what my body tells me tomorrow... <BR> Have a GREAT day everyone!!! I do have a smile on my face!!! LOL <BR> <em>30</em> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 05:32:51 EST P90X3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5589902 Today i'm going to workout with a new group of gals...there are going to do the P90X3 and i'm going to give it a shot...hope I can keep up with them...they are all much younger then I am and my knee is starting to give me some trouble....but even if I do a little it will be something. <BR> <BR> THEN I get to spend the afternoon with my granddaughter....that will be workout #2 LOL <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has a great weekend!! <em>30</em> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 07:08:08 EST Spark Anniversary http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5588951 WOW today is my <em>507</em> with spark people...have to say i've had my ups and downs but today I feel very blessed to have so many spark friends out there. <BR> I have learned so much from this site and have taken it an put it into very good use. <BR> <BR> I hope everyone has a great day today!! <BR> Angel Fri, 10 Jan 2014 08:46:49 EST Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5578943 A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh alot, and realize how blessed you are!! <BR> Good quote to start the new year!! Thu, 2 Jan 2014 05:25:54 EST qoutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5573692 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1695645332.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1304356391.jpg"> <BR> Thought these were nice qoutes!! hope you enjoy! Sat, 28 Dec 2013 10:40:06 EST Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5571499 So ready for the day to begin...I have breakfast in the oven..two of my boys are here, and now i'm waiting for the third one to come and my parents...going to be a blessed morning. <BR> I love when all three of my boys are together....it's been awhile. <BR> And of course i'll have to take pictures...LOL and they don't like it!! <BR> ill post later <BR> Merry Christmas everyone and have a blessed day!! <BR> Angel Wed, 25 Dec 2013 08:31:19 EST Biggest Loser 5K walk http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5518663 Today I did the Biggest Loser 5k walk...still waiting for final results but think we did it in about 44 or 45 minutes. Got to see Jackie and Dan and got pictures taken with them, it was awesome. When our group started the walk Jackie was walking/jogging with us. Talk about a down to earth person. She talked about how she got casted for the show and what they did to lose the weight...it was great to talk to her. Aslo we had pictures taken with Dan right away when we got there, it was great he ... Sun, 20 Oct 2013 17:17:51 EST Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5494504 Never feel bad about what you have done. Feel good about what you can do. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 06:07:12 EST Anniversary http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5493452 Today we celebrate our 30th Anniversary.....we have had our ups and downs, but that had just made our love grow strong. I love my hubby he always says i'm not spoiled, I just always get what I want!!! LOL <BR> <BR> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 06:21:55 EST Sept 20 / not a good week!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5490991 Well this week has not been a good week for me...I through my back out at work on Tuesday, and I haven't been able to work out...it's driving me crazy not to lift weights or do any cardio. But I do know that I need to rest and then my muscles will heal. <BR> <BR> I went to the chiropractor on Tuesday she did tell me to rest on Wed., but I did go to work hoping to get sent home...but of course other people call in and I needed to stay. GGRRRR I'm lucky to have a great co-worker that helped m... Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:12:24 EST Coffee filters http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5486994 Seen this on Facebook and thought I would share... <BR> <BR> <BR> Coffee filters .... Who knew! And you can buy 1,000 at the Dollar Tree for almost nothing even the large ones. <BR> <BR> 1. Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in the microwave. Coffee filters make excellent covers. <BR> <BR> 2. Clean windows, mirrors, and chrome... Coffee filters are lint-free so they'll leave windows sparkling. <BR> <BR> 3. Protect China by separating your good dishes with a coffee filter between each ... Mon, 16 Sep 2013 08:51:05 EST TGIF http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5477533 Today is going to be a awesome day...going to go winey with some great friends... <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> I did get in a weight workout this morining and hope to my some good food choice today also. <BR> Hope everyone has a good weekend! <em>247</em> Fri, 6 Sep 2013 08:37:55 EST Great Weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5451574 This weekend our grand daughter turned one...it's so hard to believe how fast a year goes by. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1065194930.jpg"> one day old <BR> to one year. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1169036717.jpg"> <BR> Makes me feel to good inside!! Sun, 11 Aug 2013 09:34:31 EST