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  • Elephant Viewing!/CPAP progress?/Tour Prep!

    2/6/2015 7:11:52 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Ok, many of you know that I spent over 37 years in Africa but never saw an elephant. My last trip to the beach where they sometimes are seen was ... Read more

  • Finding Motivation

    2/6/2015 11:15:55 AM, by BAKES3000

    Never really had a problem setting and achieving goals except when it comes to weight loss. I am not sure why I get so discouraged when I am unab... Read more

  • Encouraged

    2/5/2015 2:53:14 PM, by JUDYBYJUDY

    I got up this morning at 9 am and as usual my husband had been up for hours already. Sometimes he gets up at 5:30 am like he used to when he was... Read more

  • Refrigerator Magnets!

    2/5/2015 9:31:35 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    I never feel moved in and at home somewhere until I get my refrigerator magnets put on my refrigerator!! I'm now settled in my apartment, even th... Read more

  • We all know this is true

    2/5/2015 9:04:08 AM, by WIFE49

    There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs. ~Unknown The above quote is also the key to losing weight and get... Read more

  • Angels

    2/4/2015 5:28:43 PM, by SAINTBERNARD6

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Angels Do you believe in Angels? You should, 'cause they believe in you. Have you ever felt a soft breeze c... Read more

  • Devotion from February 3

    2/4/2015 5:25:35 PM, by SAINTBERNARD6

    Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all. 1 Chr... Read more

  • Just rain for us, again

    2/4/2015 4:36:53 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    This is NOT a complaint. This is a really mild and wet winter here in the Pacific Nor... Read more

  • Snow shoveling

    2/4/2015 4:20:45 PM, by WIFE49

    We have been getting snow of late. Since my husband has a heart condition, it is up to me to scoop or sweep the deck. Just another way to get in ... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution..

    2/3/2015 7:41:47 PM, by LEANIE64

    I just got the book a couple of days ago..looking forward to reading ..and implementing. Let me know if you too are doing the program..and what y... Read more

  • SNOWSTORM in Omaha!

    2/3/2015 4:17:06 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Omaha was part of this weekend snowstorm that went towards New England. We had 5-8 inches. I'm not sure how many in my neighborhood. Here is a ph... Read more

  • Single Step

    2/3/2015 9:16:38 AM, by BAKES3000

    "The journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step" Confucius. (Thanks to "Spark Buddy," Dinaoreilly, for source.) This is my philosophy for t... Read more

  • Try, Try Again

    2/2/2015 10:40:33 AM, by BAKES3000

    Like so many others after the first of the year, I am back and determined to be successful. As I age, I find it more and more difficult to lose t... Read more

  • Frank Update

    2/2/2015 1:32:38 AM, by SISSYFEB48

    Frank (also known as Frank the Tank) is doing remarkably well. He will not let anyone take a picture of him because he feels he looks too scruff... Read more

  • New Month - Starting Again

    2/1/2015 10:51:43 AM, by SPATTEN2001

    and again!!! It's not that I didn't try in January to meet my goals for myself: •Saving instead of spending irresponsibly •Waking up at ... Read more

  • Apnea verses Hypopnea!

    1/31/2015 7:46:14 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Yesterday I received a phone call from my Doctor's office with some information from the Sleep Study that I took last week. I'm waiting for the w... Read more

  • Keeping on task

    1/31/2015 10:49:20 AM, by WIFE49

    Yesterday DH and I took our daughter-in-law for a doctor's appointment. She had not been able to use her left leg for a couple of days. They had ... Read more

  • Spending good time on SP

    1/30/2015 7:50:36 PM, by LEANIE64

    I enjoy Spark alot..its motivational on so many levels..Thanks Sparkpeople for the wonderful , free service..You are the best ! ... Read more

  • Praising God for Answered Prayer

    1/29/2015 4:14:55 PM, by JUDYBYJUDY

    I have been away from home since Sunday night. I am staying with my grandson who is 8 years old while his mom is on vacation. It has been lots ... Read more

  • Our Miracle Marine

    1/28/2015 2:46:41 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    Frank had surgery yesterday, and just got the results....he truly is a miracle. Today his is already sitting up at 25 degrees, feeding himself, ... Read more

  • Non Scale Victories

    1/28/2015 7:33:07 AM, by KANDYKMC

    In the past two weeks I have noticed a few small changes. Good things. 1. I rooted around in my closet and was able to find and wear an outf... Read more

  • tracking..

    1/26/2015 7:28:00 PM, by LEANIE64

    I am so thankful for the SP trackers..I can know before hand what my calorie intake is..and know too what the nutrition values are..great tool..T... Read more

  • No Cancer!

    1/26/2015 1:10:27 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    On Friday I had a breast biopsy done at the Radiology department. Today a nurse called to say that the growth was BENIGN, not cancer!! Today... Read more

  • Please pray for Frank

    1/25/2015 6:42:14 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    My niece Dawn's husband, Frank, is in the hospital in ICU. He is a Marine, just getting ready to retire this spring, and he was in a terrible di... Read more

  • 1200 Calories a day..

    1/24/2015 8:59:40 PM, by LEANIE64

    and no cravings. I don't have time to post more...other than I am thankful..!!... Read more

  • Diagnostic Tests

    1/23/2015 6:41:22 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Last night I had a sleep study done. I was pretty sure I had sleep apnea and the test confirmed that I do. My oxygen level dropped down quite a l... Read more

  • Disappointed I didn't get any takers on my journey...

    1/23/2015 6:00:35 PM, by LEANIE64

    So I will go it alone.. Today I haven't exercised yet..but have done mundane stuff..laundry, vacuuming, dishes, meals, etc. Nothing much to... Read more

  • Stay the Course

    1/23/2015 6:09:33 AM, by KANDYKMC

    I have a deal with myself to lose two pounds a week in order to reach my goal by my birthday in July. My logical self says I am doing great and ... Read more

  • Yoga

    1/22/2015 2:16:46 PM, by WIFE49

    Recently I have begun doing the 20 minute Kathy Smith yoga video that I found on Spark. I have really been enjoying it. Since I am a senior, it i... Read more

  • Disappointed in Myself

    1/21/2015 10:54:13 AM, by SPATTEN2001

    I blew it! Going to wallow a bit then will dust myself off and get back to it! I lost 2 days somehow of being disciplined! My daily rout... Read more

  • A good Day..

    1/20/2015 9:37:20 PM, by JUSTA123

    Doing good today, didn't exercise with lesilie today my knee was killing me, but I did get a walk in with the dog and some errands run so I feel ... Read more

  • Flu on the departure

    1/20/2015 5:26:53 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    Whew....what a wicked flu. Finally on the way out I think! Just the lingering cough, etc.... Read more

  • Wanting some serious loosers out their..

    1/19/2015 3:26:48 PM, by LEANIE64

    I'm 67..weight is 240 . I want to take off 6-10 lbs a month to get to my desired weight of 180... I exercise 5 days a week on recumbent bike (45 ... Read more

  • So far so good...

    1/19/2015 3:25:35 PM, by JUSTA123

    Well Monday is turning out to be a beautiful sunny day, I had the girls for a bit while the mama went shopping, and I will have them again tonigh... Read more

  • quote for the day...by Richard G Scott

    1/19/2015 11:59:01 AM, by LEANIE64

    Make the Exercise of Faith Your First Priority "Don't yield to Satan's lie that you don't have time to study the scriptures. Ch... Read more

  • Weather!

    1/19/2015 5:40:22 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    I'm not a fan of winter. I lived on the equator in Africa for over 37 years but I am now in Omaha, NE for retirement. When I am in the States for... Read more

  • The day before "The Day"

    1/18/2015 10:01:32 PM, by 1HAPPYSUSAN

    Tomorrow I am beginning again; a "reset", a fresh start, a journey with a bright shiny goal featuring a healthy, successful and fabulous me. ... Read more

  • Up and down day..

    1/18/2015 6:06:17 PM, by JUSTA123

    So today started well, I woke up very positive, walked the dog vacuumed , and did another mile with Lesilie, then the phone started to ring. ... Read more

  • On my way back

    1/17/2015 8:12:44 PM, by JUDYBYJUDY

    Well, after two days of screwing up, I am making up for some of it today. I just entered 3 recipes, all of which I have made, to SP and have cou... Read more

  • Oy..

    1/17/2015 1:27:38 PM, by JUSTA123

    Oy, finally pulled out a Walk Away the pound video, did one mile, it was hard, but I did it. Tomorrow I will do it again. Today a step forward Read more

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