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  • The gall of some bladders!

    11/12/2015 11:30:30 PM, by PORTHOS75

    Alright this may be a little long, forgive me. I got woken up a bit before midnight by some pretty severe abdominal pain. Couldn't get back ... Read more

  • 11/12/15

    11/12/2015 7:26:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this has been a long day. Nothing special. Had a lot of limbs to clean up from the 40-60 mph winds we had last night. The poor dogs were t... Read more

  • Goal

    11/12/2015 5:59:42 AM, by PASTORVIC

    My goal for today is to get through this one day without any sweets. One day will lead to another I think.... Read more

  • 11/11/15

    11/11/2015 10:41:15 PM, by RHOOK20047

    For some reason every day this week I have been waking up at 6:00 a.m. even though I have been going to bed late, so this morning I had the assig... Read more

  • Vegetarian?

    11/11/2015 5:45:24 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I am flirting with vegetarianism. I eat very little meat anyway. If only it would be as easy to give up sugar! That's my weakness.... Read more

  • 11/10/15

    11/10/2015 10:55:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Today was a pretty uneventful day. The foot still hurts some but not as bad as yesterday. I moved around working with it. I wish all the leave... Read more

  • Habits

    11/10/2015 5:20:01 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I still have a few habits I want to get rid of-talking myself out of exercise and evening eating. No matter how much I resolve to change, I don't... Read more

  • 11/9/15

    11/9/2015 8:20:03 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I have a weird pain in my left foot that drove me crazy today. My plan for the day was to get the paperwork done for the auction, ,... Read more

  • Feelings

    11/9/2015 8:47:29 AM, by PASTORVIC

    Today I feel unmotivated, rested, a bit anxious about some personal issues, loved, and aware of God's presence. It's sort of a mixture of feeling... Read more

  • 11/8/15

    11/8/2015 8:54:27 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, this has been recuperation day. The auction went as well as it could, but was so much work for me at the last minute. I was so tired when... Read more

  • GET TO KNOW YOU, A QUESTIONNAIRE (on the lighter side)

    11/8/2015 9:12:34 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    First and foremost, I want to apologize to the author of this original blog. It was well thought out and genuine. Several members and Spark fri... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/8/2015 6:54:29 AM, by PASTORVIC

    This is a typical Sunday. I preach twice this morning and once this afternoon. It's hard to fit in time for exercise. However I am going to try t... Read more

  • 11/7/15

    11/7/2015 4:16:23 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I was asked to say a few words before our Dinner Auction tonight, and instead of explaining why we do this dinner auction each year to help our n... Read more

  • Time

    11/7/2015 3:49:44 AM, by PASTORVIC

    We all have the same amount of time each day. It's how we use it that matters. I don't know if I'd want a 25 hour day. It's 4:46 AM as I write th... Read more

  • 11/6/15

    11/6/2015 1:03:44 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Another November! It's that time of year when we look around us to see the signs of life passing into signs of dormancy and dying - an important ... Read more

  • How I Feel Today

    11/6/2015 5:40:38 AM, by PASTORVIC

    Rested, prepared, relaxed, motivated, healthier... Read more

  • 11/5/15

    11/5/2015 7:13:11 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well we had a rainy day today. I got up and got the dogs out early so we could get our walks in before the rain. I don't know if the knee hurt ... Read more

  • Self-control

    11/5/2015 4:25:24 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I just finished reading The Freedom of Self-Control. The chapter on food suggests many of Spark's tactics-positive self-talk, journaling, enlisti... Read more

  • 11/4/15

    11/4/2015 9:29:51 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Today, I pretty much felt like the weather. Foggy and mostly cloudy. It was very hard to apply once again for my unemployment. My brother call... Read more

  • Today

    11/4/2015 4:05:23 AM, by PASTORVIC

    Today I have a lunch meeting and I am going out for dinner with friends. It will be a challenge, but I will have a salad for lunch and s healthy ... Read more

  • 11/3/15

    11/3/2015 7:17:37 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Not much to report today. I think I have a cold or something working on me. I spent several hours working on the auction. The people chairing ... Read more

  • My Friend Food

    11/3/2015 6:34:08 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I think I tend to personify food. Some foods are "God" while others are "bad." Some food is "beautiful," etc. Food is food and fuel for the body.... Read more

  • 11/2/15

    11/2/2015 6:59:11 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I took it easy on the knee today. Spent a couple of hours on the tractor mulching leaves up, and spent a little time trimming some bushes.... Read more

  • It's been a while...

    11/2/2015 2:01:34 PM, by PORTHOS75

    Several weeks since my last entry..... Not much has been happening really. Weight loss is kind of at a stand-still due to a combination of h... Read more

  • One Thing

    11/2/2015 8:40:31 AM, by PASTORVIC

    One thing I would like to accomplish in the next week is to get through one day with no sweets.... Read more

  • 11/1/15

    11/1/2015 7:57:44 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this has been a long day. My knee is swollen and hurts like the devil. I thought that if I exercised it this morning it would loosen it up... Read more

  • November

    11/1/2015 5:11:29 AM, by PASTORVIC

    Halloween is over and it is a new month. I am not going to gorge from now until Christmas. I'm taking advantage of the gift of a new beginning. I... Read more

  • 10/31/15

    10/31/2015 8:29:51 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Trick or treat! A cool wet day. However, leave are much easier to rake when they are wet! Well, still trying to get my head wrapped around my... Read more

  • Halloween

    10/31/2015 8:05:40 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I will be glad when today is history. I am really going to try to limit sweets starting tomorrow.... Read more

  • 10/30/15

    10/30/2015 11:05:16 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I am starting to hate the month of October. I don't have to worry about GM abusing me any longer, as they got me for the last time today. My co... Read more

  • Halloween

    10/30/2015 5:46:19 AM, by PASTORVIC

    Candy is a big weakness of mine. I think I'll "restart" Spark on Nov. 1!... Read more

  • 10/29/15

    10/29/2015 7:13:08 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Happy Thankful Thursday! Well doctor's visit went well. Gained 3 pounds in two months, so need to work on that, but all the tests that have ins... Read more

  • Temptations

    10/29/2015 7:58:29 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I once heard someone say the decision is made before the temptation comes. I believe it. I know I won't eat a few potato chips or candies, I'll e... Read more

  • 10/28/15

    10/28/2015 7:49:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Wacky WIngs Wednesday! I am really partial to good Buffalo wings, and lately I have been getting a 1/2 order at work every week! Well, today I... Read more

  • Goals

    10/28/2015 6:20:14 AM, by PASTORVIC

    We all need goals in life. They keep us accountable and motivated. The problem for me is mine are usually too vague and too ambitious-lose 50 pou... Read more

  • 10/27/15

    10/27/2015 8:54:03 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I am not going to let this day get the better of me! I am not going to do it! I slept horribly last night and finally fell asleep around 2 am. ... Read more

  • The Doctor

    10/27/2015 7:00:32 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I have had bronchitis for a month. I saw the doctor yesterday. She gave me a new inhaler and sent me for a chest X-Ray. I'm waiting to hear back.... Read more

  • 10/26/15

    10/26/2015 8:25:43 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well we lucked out with a contract at 5 minutes before midnight deadline last night. Now for the members to vote the contract. Was a boring day... Read more

  • Health Issues

    10/26/2015 7:46:31 AM, by PASTORVIC

    For the past month I have been fighting bronchitis and giant hives. I took antibiotics and used a puffer, but no relief. I also have been sleepin... Read more

  • 10/25/15

    10/25/2015 7:34:58 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I had plans for a day of rest, but it didn't turn out that way. Went to church this morning and cantered for the first time in months, and... Read more

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