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Libraries will stay Open
Thursday, April 14, 2011     

The commissioners voted to keep the libraries open for now. They received about 5,000 emails. There was even a read-in on the square. I didn't know about it or I would have been a part of it. I did write the commission budget committee a letter,... Read more
Wednesday, April 13, 2011     

Our son was home for a few days, and he is a runner. Since we wouldn't see him until sometime in May, I had some jellybeans in a candy dish. We will be on a trip Easter. He ate some before he ran. He said many runners take jellybeans with the... Read more
Closing Libraries
Saturday, April 09, 2011     

This has been an upsetting few days for me. Our county has 17 public libraries, and are considering shutting down 13 of them. Don't they realize how valuable libraries are to everyone including all ages. People not only read for pleasure, but us... Read more
Boldness Pays Off
Friday, April 08, 2011     

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it." Johann von Goethe I believe that Spark Members are very bold people to give up time to exercise and to deny themselves unhealthy eating. We ... Read more
Tuesday, April 05, 2011     

Contentment in all situations is the goal. Learning how to be content is the challenge. Katherine Kehler We can all be content if we are working toward our goals and content that we see some progress. It's one step at a time. It takes ti... Read more
Monday, April 04, 2011     

"It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle." Richard M. DeVos It's not easy to lose pounds and get in shape unless we really work. Then victory will be ours. ... Read more
Sunday, April 03, 2011     

"Man is what he believes." Anton Chekhov This quote is true for all of us. If we believe we can lose pounds or form a fitness program, then it will happen. Kay ... Read more
Saturday, April 02, 2011     

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. Bill Cosby We are not meant to please everyone. We just need to get our priorities in order and we will succeed. Kay ... Read more
Take a Chance
Friday, April 01, 2011     

"All life is a chance. So take it! The person who goes furthest is the one who is willing to do and dare." Dale Carnegie Trying to lead a healthy lifestyle is a chance for us when we haven't been working out or eating healthy. Once we ta... Read more
Foods that boost your Mood
Thursday, March 31, 2011     

1-Bananas: relieves stress 2.Sweet potatoes: slows down absorption of sugar 3. Walnuts: brain food and rich in omega 3 4. Blueberries: preserve vision and brain health 5. Chocolate: dark chocolate is a mood booster 6. Black & Green tea... Read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2011     

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed." Richard B. Sheridan We are all on the way to success or we would not attempt to follow the Spark People program. It may not happen overnight, but success is our goal. Be patient,... Read more
Be thankful
Monday, March 28, 2011     

"Who does not thank for little will not thank for much." Estonian Proverb We should be thankful for any small achievement during our journey. We may turn down something unhealthy to eat or loose half a pound. Also we may just be stabl... Read more
Sunday, March 27, 2011     

"Every day holds the possibility of a miracle." Elizabeth David I do believe in miracles. Be on the lookout for one in your life or another person's life. Kay ... Read more
Saturday, March 26, 2011     

If you are waiting around for your goals to just fall into your lap, it could take awhile. But your goals are achievable--if you're willing to break from the norm and cast your ship down uncharted waters. Healthy Reflection from Spark People ... Read more

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