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  • Back again

    8/25/2014 2:27:18 PM, by DEMOQUEEN

    It's been a few years since I checked in and my New Years resolution, as usual, was to lose weigh and be healthy This is August and I have stuck... Read more

  • Hoping for Good News

    8/25/2014 9:31:25 AM, by SPATTEN2001

    Hubby still suffering with hives -- today we get results of the MRI and EEG they did based on the seizures he suffered on 29 July -- hoping they ... Read more

  • Sunday...my day of rest...

    8/24/2014 4:52:01 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    Did not get my bike ride in this morning but did make it to church. Had a healthy breakfast & lunch...Going to a comedy club this eve. at 7:30 & ... Read more

  • Lessons Learned

    8/24/2014 12:55:32 AM, by DOODLEB

    Recently, I have learned a lesson that is important to life. It is forgiveness. We all have experiences that have affected our lives adversely... Read more

  • Busy Day

    8/23/2014 12:22:06 AM, by SISSYFEB48

    Today I cooked, went for a bike ride and went for a walk. Definitely got my exercise in for today! The weather has cooled off, and it is chilly... Read more

  • Goals for second 40 day challenge

    8/22/2014 10:10:10 PM, by GYPSYHEART

    I did pretty well on my first 40 day challenge. Here's the goals or the second one: 1) Increase my eating at home 2) Continue to cut ba... Read more

  • Darn wasps!

    8/22/2014 3:40:26 PM, by PEZCATHY

    Living in a log cabin in a national forest, I have had a plethora of assorted insects to pester me. Lately, it has been wasps. I had them last... Read more

  • Delayed post...

    8/22/2014 11:29:45 AM, by WVAWACKADOO

    I forgot to blog yesterday but I did get some exercise in...8.2 miles on my bike. I was bummed by my scale, but literally MOVED on with my day...... Read more

  • Completed a 40 Day Challenge

    8/22/2014 10:09:42 AM, by GYPSYHEART

    Began on 7/13. My goals for the 40 days and the results were: 1) Cut back on sodas: Reduced soda consumption by approx. 1/2. 2) Eat at ... Read more

  • Those were the days my friends

    8/21/2014 12:51:55 PM, by PEZCATHY

    Well, I cannot believe I have not logged my food intake for so long nor blogged since July 11th. I miss all of my Spark friends. I will try to ... Read more

  • Whew

    8/20/2014 5:31:59 PM, by WIFE48

    Today was weigh-in day. I lost the 2 pounds I gained last week. My Sparker friends are helping me stay on track. ... Read more

  • Whew

    8/20/2014 5:31:59 PM, by WIFE48

    Today was weigh-in day. I lost the 2 pounds I gained last week. My Sparker friends are helping me stay on track. ... Read more

  • Still not back in the Groove on my bike...

    8/20/2014 3:53:16 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    Had a good day yesterday, tracking & blogging but no exercise. My husband & I are active members of the BFD Auxiliary. We go to fire scenes & sup... Read more

  • Long walk

    8/19/2014 8:10:05 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    Went for a two hour walk today, and now I am beat! It was hot in the sun even with a hat and water bottle!... Read more

  • Dr. Albert Schweitzer's Hospital !

    8/19/2014 3:44:08 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    While at conference some of us took a tour of the Schweitzer Hospital. It continues to function today but the old buildings are now a museum. I ... Read more

  • Off my Game a little...

    8/19/2014 1:18:55 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    Not sure why, but I slept well, but too late. I did not get a ride in yet but still hope to. The temps are rising & I have to take a neighbor to ... Read more

  • Tuesday quote

    8/19/2014 7:31:50 AM, by WIFE48

    One of the greatest things in life is that no one has the authority to tell you what you want to be. You’re the one who’ll decide what you ... Read more

  • Survived another picnic...

    8/18/2014 1:41:50 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    Didn't get a chance to blog yesterday. My husband & I went to a picnic. I made it a point to eat a very large & healthy lunch before going. Once ... Read more

  • Blowout!

    8/18/2014 12:12:45 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    On my way to the conference I just attended my car had a blowout! I was able to control the car ok. I can no longer bend my knee enough to change... Read more

  • Luau Pork in a crockpot

    8/17/2014 6:03:37 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    Wanted something different for Sunday Dinner. I remembered I had bought a really large pork loin roast from Costco, and cut it into... Read more

  • Passing a MILESTONE!

    8/17/2014 2:17:44 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    Nope, I did not pass a milestone of losing a certain number of pounds. Yesterday I had my 65th Birthday. I finished up at a conference that... Read more

  • Big Ten...

    8/16/2014 12:48:24 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    Happy to have completed 10.2 miles on my bike, tracked my food & got almost 8 hrs. of sleep...I feel focused & excited to be moving in the right ... Read more

  • One Day at a Time!!!

    8/16/2014 10:27:06 AM, by HOUK46

    I was taught many years ago my an amazing lady that you live one day at a time and treasure those days!! That Lady as my mother. Then a humoris... Read more

  • Yoda's wisdom

    8/15/2014 9:47:28 PM, by GYPSYHEART

    Unable to sleep at 1am I laid in bed and for some crazy reason I began to think of Yoda from the Star Wars movie. I asked myself, "What is his s... Read more

  • A busy day...

    8/15/2014 9:16:59 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    Up early & off on my bike...rode 4.71 miles...cut my ride short because I wanted to eat a healthy "brunch" before heading to the Sr. Ctr. to play... Read more

  • Finally Rain

    8/15/2014 7:58:36 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    Finally this week some much needed rain. The blessing is that it did not come until after our huge outdoor celebration on Monday,... Read more

  • Steps to Long Term Goals (8/15/14-8/15/15

    8/14/2014 10:28:20 PM, by MKBWNSUGAR

    My long term goals for the next year are: 1. Reach goal weight -continue walking for 30 min or more 4 days a week and jogging for 3 days... Read more

  • Said Yes to the Dress...

    8/14/2014 8:17:07 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    Good news...Jan-Marie met me after work & we went shopping for a Mother of the Bride dress for me. We found a beautiful long, royal blue dress wi... Read more

  • Back in Town...

    8/13/2014 11:23:53 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    I was out of town Mon. Tues. & most of today...I drove back to Wheeling, W.Va. to be with my son, to celebrate his 36th Birthday. I had a great t... Read more

  • Interesting Thought

    8/13/2014 4:55:39 PM, by WIFE48

    The choices I make today will determine the rest of my life! ~Ginny Dye ... Read more

  • Exercising again after 3 days off

    8/12/2014 1:24:23 PM, by GYPSYHEART

    Had to recover from my whole 15 minutes of exercise that made me sick on Friday. Did 13 total minutes today. How did I ever let myself go so b... Read more

  • Spark Teams Come Through

    8/11/2014 8:27:37 AM, by BAKES3000

    Today is another Monday. You know the kind, you wake up and wonder why you can't lose "just a few pounds," or why you can't just see the scale di... Read more

  • August 10,02014

    8/10/2014 7:26:06 PM, by BLUEEYESCANADA

    Today has been such a wonderful Birthday! I have had quite a few phone calls and lots of good wishes on Facebook. Some of the family stopped by ... Read more

  • I've been MIA the past few weeks

    8/10/2014 4:57:09 PM, by CHOCSUNDAE

    As I have embarked on my new journey to become a Massage Therapist, I have not been sparking as much as I used to. I miss interacting with my fe... Read more

  • Now that was interesting...

    8/10/2014 2:11:19 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    Got a late start this morning, riding my bike. As many of you have heard Oprah say..."These are SITTING shoes"...you know...the stiletto heels...... Read more

  • On Track...

    8/9/2014 10:40:19 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    Up early this morning & "piddled" around till almost 10:00. Not a good idea to get on my laptop & "piddle". It makes it too easy to put off any e... Read more

  • Farmers Market

    8/9/2014 5:30:28 PM, by WIFE48

    I went to the Farmers Market today. What a wonderful resource of healthy fresh fruits and veggies. I also learned a great way to fix sweet cor... Read more

  • One Hurdle at a Time...

    8/8/2014 5:58:26 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    Rode my bike 3.78 miles...cut my ride short because I remembered that I needed to water my neighbors' flowers while she's on vacation (that shoul... Read more

  • Carolyn's Capers!

    8/8/2014 5:04:10 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    I send out a periodic prayer letter to my prayer partners. Here is an edited edition of what I sent out today but without photos.... so you can c... Read more

  • 7 years ago today...

    8/8/2014 12:39:18 AM, by WVAWACKADOO

    My dear Dad died on Aug. 7th, 2007...it was a very sad day for me & every year on the anniversary date, I try to do something that makes me happy... Read more

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