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  • 7/21

    7/21/2017 11:15:17 PM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    FAsted again for the past 48 hours. I really need God's help with this.... Read more

  • The Tale of Two Nephews (Warning, this is depressing)

    7/20/2017 9:43:32 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    This is a true story, about my two and only nephews who I love with all my heart. The closest thing I will ever have to my own children. It... Read more

  • Update - a reminder

    7/20/2017 9:39:28 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Summertime and the living is easy . . . well, maybe not so much. I'm spending most of my time these days busy doing fun stuff rather than sittin... Read more

  • Canyon Creek Meadow Hike

    7/19/2017 3:13:34 PM, by ALIHIKES

    Yesterday I hiked a loop trail in the Three Fingered Jack wilderness area (Central Oregon Cascades) with my friend Jean. It was a beautiful hike!... Read more

  • 7/18

    7/18/2017 6:02:32 PM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    I started reading a book on fasting for health. I may give it a shot.... Read more

  • Day 1

    7/18/2017 1:11:23 PM, by LCHASON2

    Day 1. I will do my best, today.... Read more

  • Mid-July

    7/17/2017 5:57:39 PM, by MERRYJO1

    As I read about what many have accomplished in 6 months or a year, I realize how important each day is and each small success or step in the righ... Read more

  • 7/15

    7/16/2017 1:21:02 AM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    It's a day. Not very successful and I don't feel very peaceful. Oh well. Just keep swimming.... right?... Read more

  • Oregon Coast

    7/14/2017 7:40:42 PM, by ALIHIKES

    I had a great mini-vacation at the Oregon coast. We stayed in the small town of Yachats. The weather was ideal (60s - 70s) and a welcome change f... Read more

  • 7/14

    7/14/2017 6:43:47 PM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    I fasted for the past 30 hours. My husband thinks I fasted for him. I am not. He thinks I fasted for the faith to go to the temple with him. ... Read more

  • Thankful for the Hornets

    7/14/2017 5:16:24 PM, by SPICY23

    Thank you all who responded to my recent posts regarding very low carb aka keto eating plans. I received such a wealth of information, reso... Read more


    7/13/2017 10:29:17 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    A delightful angelic little boy was waiting for his mother outside the ladies room of the gas station. As he stood there, he was approached by a ... Read more

  • 7/12

    7/13/2017 8:09:24 PM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    I am fasting today. I needs god's help with this. I need this weight to leave me because I can not live much longer like this. ... Read more

  • A Plea for Caregivers Who Think They Are Invincible

    7/13/2017 12:14:04 PM, by GRAMMACATHY

    When is enough just enough and when is it too much? How can the habit of invincibility kill us? This is all going though my mind as the son of ... Read more

  • I Stepped in a Hornets Nest

    7/12/2017 8:33:38 PM, by SPICY23

    I was just posting (previously) to vent my frustration with the volume of conflicting available information regarding nutrition, metabolism, endo... Read more

  • Update on Friend

    7/12/2017 4:59:23 PM, by GRAMMACATHY

    After a couple failed attempts (divine intervention?), he called police and requested help. Then he called his parents and told them where he wa... Read more

  • 7/12

    7/12/2017 9:58:19 AM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    Ugh! I barely eat, compared to what I used to eat, I am working 14 hour days and walking 10,000 a day! You'd think I could lose a couple pounds... Read more

  • Hot weather Hike, and Visitors!

    7/11/2017 8:18:03 PM, by ALIHIKES

    My friends Beth and Bruce visited, and to be honest getting enough exercise was a challenge. Bruce and I usually hike; but the hot temperatures w... Read more

  • Mind Boggled and Adrift

    7/11/2017 7:12:31 PM, by SPICY23

    I am an intelligent, well-educated person and I find myself mind-boggled. I have researched, studied, and read many resources regarding nutrition... Read more

  • Fitbit Blaze = motivation

    7/11/2017 10:52:49 AM, by CARRIELAINE1

    In an earlier post I said that I was making a list of "rewards" for losing pounds. So far I haven't achieved any of those first baby step goals ... Read more

  • Prayers for a Friend

    7/10/2017 11:45:19 PM, by GRAMMACATHY

    Keeping this short. Tonight on Facebook one of my best friend's son posted goodbye letters to each of his children. I left messages on both her ... Read more

  • 7/9

    7/10/2017 10:37:30 PM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    Another day... not enough dollars. The husband is working late. I worked late too. Just finished teaching. It was a long day. Weight loss is... Read more

  • Here I am again...again....again

    7/10/2017 1:20:20 PM, by CARRIELAINE1

    I weighed in this morning and basically undid all the previous work I'd accomplished. But at least I didn't get back to higher than I started (i... Read more

  • It's been a while...

    7/8/2017 11:56:16 AM, by DEBBIEANNE1124

    I thought I'd get back in the groove and earn a few extra points. July 7 this week marks 12 years Robert and I ahve been "Going Steady" He... Read more

  • 7/7

    7/7/2017 8:24:50 PM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    Went to acupuncture and the chiropractor today. I really love going to acupuncture. I feel so much better after that. The chiropractor is anno... Read more

  • Fell off the wagon...but not too far

    7/7/2017 4:47:19 PM, by CARRIELAINE1

    I haven't tracked in several days. I feel like I"m in confession. Forgive me Father...I've not tracked.... I had trigger finger surgery on Ju... Read more

  • 7/6

    7/6/2017 10:04:30 AM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    have no energy... dreading work... dreading talking to the husband... ready to just curl up in a ball and hide for awhile... wishing I saw and fe... Read more

  • I have choices

    7/4/2017 12:52:12 PM, by CATHYMARIE2014

    Happy fourth of July! I am grateful for the freedom of our country, I am grateful I have the day off to relax, and reassess my journey. I ... Read more

  • Have a Great Day!

    7/4/2017 2:25:15 AM, by AMYISSUCCEEDING

    Wishing all my Spark Friends a Happy Fourth of July! ... Read more

  • New goal...

    7/4/2017 2:13:14 AM, by 5GRAMMYDIANA

    My new goal is to try to get down to 180 lbs. by August 10 - when my company comes.... Read more

  • 7/3

    7/4/2017 12:51:04 AM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    I spent most of the day writing curriculum and teaching voice lessons. At the end of the day I ran a brief rehearsal and decorated a parade floa... Read more

  • July - 2017

    7/3/2017 7:30:14 PM, by MERRYJO1

    I can't believe it's been so long since I've attempted a blog! Once long ago, I thought writing a blog might help me with my deter... Read more

  • Sharing good moments

    7/2/2017 10:42:58 AM, by CATHYMARIE2014

    I have been away from this blog for about a month, and during this time I was contemplating what it was I truly wanted in my health journey. ... Read more

  • It's ok

    7/2/2017 4:34:41 AM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    It's been on hell of a journey this year! Pulling through so far, although each day it takes a mountain of willpower to even get out of bed. Last... Read more

  • New Adventure!

    7/1/2017 9:18:55 PM, by ALIHIKES

    I invited Jeanni and Pat to join me on a new adventure hike, to a cave in the desert. It WAS a real adventure! The directions I had were not good... Read more

  • 7/1

    7/1/2017 1:48:32 PM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    I made it through my first week of CET. I am sore. I am tired. I really not looking forward to the rest of the season. I went to see Wonder W... Read more

  • Happy July 1st!

    7/1/2017 11:16:59 AM, by AMYISSUCCEEDING

    Well today is a new month and a new day. The first day of the 5% challenge and I am feeling very motivated. I haven't done too well the last tw... Read more

  • Investing and Saving for Emergencies and Retirement

    6/30/2017 3:01:11 PM, by SPICY23

    Are you a responsible and prudent person? Dou you take care of business as you should and plan for your future needs? Do you make regular deposit... Read more

  • Completing my June goals

    6/30/2017 2:13:04 PM, by SLINKYREDDRESS

    June was a very exciting and successful month for me. I set several goals, and aced every one of them. I walked no less that 15 minutes eve... Read more

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