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  • Maintenance Menu

    9/15/2016 10:16:31 PM, by CSTUART76

    I'm on maintenance now for 5 months. Wow - has it rea... Read more

  • day is done...gone (almost) the sun...

    9/15/2016 5:34:00 PM, by NELLIEH1

    Last evening, after the day's work was finished, we enjoyed the sun's 360 degree setting in technicolor!... Read more

  • Moving forward.

    9/15/2016 11:22:45 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    This last two weeks have been a struggle. I am being reassigned due to some impropriety in my community. I am sad to be leaving and have been i... Read more

  • Waiting, waiting

    9/15/2016 5:20:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today should be the day and I'm waiting to hear about the birth of my grandchild. Lina will be a big sister. I will be a gramma again. New ... Read more

  • Day 17: Tired...

    9/14/2016 11:01:36 PM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    I'm wiped out tonight. Just exhausted. I did okay with my food intake. I stayed on track but because I had the second serving of my Tuscan Tof... Read more

  • plunging into the dark...

    9/14/2016 2:42:53 PM, by NELLIEH1

    At five this morning the road down the mountain side to the next town was very dark... Read more

  • Active And Interested

    9/14/2016 5:26:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    Staying active and Interested has been my key to a healthy life. I hiked all of the New England 4,000 foot peaks and am now working on the 52 W... Read more

  • Day 16: First Time Cooking with Tofu!

    9/14/2016 12:03:38 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Today was a first for a few things. I started off my day by making a Tuscan Tofu Scramble. It was different for me. It was my first experiment... Read more

  • Day 55

    9/13/2016 2:19:34 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I've got 45 days left of my exercise 10 minutes a day challenge. I doubled-up and joined a Jessica Smith challenge for the next 28 days. I'm ho... Read more

  • The Habitual Eater

    9/13/2016 5:19:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    Much of my eating is out of habit, and some of this habit has to change! I grew up eating ice cream every evening. I still feel the urge to ea... Read more

  • Using my Spark blog as a diary

    9/13/2016 1:29:26 AM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    Now that I'm back I decided keep track of what I'm doing with blog entries. Today was a great day. I took several shorter walks/slow jogs for a t... Read more

  • Day 15: TVP, huh?

    9/13/2016 12:24:05 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Today is the start of my third week to the Nutritarian way of life. I see this as a strict Vegan. It's beyond Veganville. Vegans can have oil,... Read more

  • An Exciting Day

    9/12/2016 5:24:53 PM, by FITKAT62

    We haven't been able to do much travelling this summer because hubby had to go for physio twice a week for his arm. He is almost done with physio... Read more

  • Cleaning My Desk

    9/12/2016 5:16:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I will do it. Really. I will take everything of... Read more

  • Day 14: Birthday Party!

    9/12/2016 12:24:21 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Okay, let me get this clear. I will not "click bait" you. My titles are related to my day and to my health plan. I might have it titled from s... Read more

  • Learning to walk

    9/11/2016 9:37:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    Learning to walk Watching the toddle learn to walk, Trying to protect her from bumps and bruises That life will give her as she moves al... Read more

  • Day 13: Potato Salad

    9/11/2016 12:56:27 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Today was a late start. I slept in. Big time! I didn't expect to but I did. It might be my body telling me I just need a little more sleep but... Read more

  • Fall Challenge

    9/10/2016 7:06:42 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Today I am committing to this challenge -- tracking my calories every day no matter what, and sticking to my fitness schedule: Fri: 9:30 AM ... Read more

  • Roughing It

    9/10/2016 1:57:12 PM, by JSTETSER

    Roughing it This weekend we are camping at the Lost River Valley Campground north of Lincoln, NH in our A Liner camper. We have Electricity... Read more

  • Day 12: New Menu

    9/9/2016 11:24:08 PM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Yesterday, one of my sparkfriends here on SP posted a few links in Plant Based foods on a budget. I checked out the links and liked some of the ... Read more

  • Opening my heart to 9/11

    9/9/2016 5:21:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    Of all the tragic days that have passed, 9/11/01 has been most difficult. I purposely shut my heart's door to keep myself safe. I ignored memor... Read more

  • Day 11: Quiet Day

    9/8/2016 11:57:57 PM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    It's just one of the calm and quiet kind of days. Today I felt kind of tired and I'm not sure why. I did my exercise today and ate well. My le... Read more

  • Long, lonely road

    9/8/2016 5:31:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    Long and lonely lanes Quiet and peaceful places to play Read more

  • Day 10: Join me?

    9/8/2016 12:46:28 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Here is a promoting of a Sparkteam here on SP. I have joined this 5% challenge to help encourage me to keep up with my exercise. I've done it b... Read more

  • Changing a bad habit

    9/7/2016 5:19:34 AM, by JSTETSER

    I had created a problem for myself. I love to try to shorten my drive to work to the shortest possible time. I had been rolling through the ... Read more

  • Detour... and almost...

    9/7/2016 4:40:41 AM, by NELLIEH1

    Yesterday morning, we left Washington in a light mist that soon turned into a mushy rain. Out of the woods and onto the edge of the road pranced ... Read more

  • Day 9: Blackberry Picking

    9/7/2016 12:06:21 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Well, my goodness. Those extra servings of grains yesterday did have a slight impact on me. Even though I was within my calorie range, they wer... Read more

  • Day 43 - 48

    9/6/2016 12:36:58 PM, by SUSANNA37

    I'm almost at the half-way point of my plan: 10 minutes of exercise for 100 days straight. I have slacked somewhat. I've been more dependent on... Read more

  • Getting it all in

    9/6/2016 5:19:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    Life is busy every day I work hard, and then I play Read more

  • Day 8: Off track but headed in the right direction

    9/6/2016 12:14:49 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Today I ate within my calorie range but I didn't stick to all my planned meals today. I made a big pot of soup. I made my own veggie broth from... Read more

  • Mt Washington

    9/5/2016 5:39:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    Mt Washington, NH on Saturday 9/3 Today I am volunteering at the AMC Pinkham Notch Visitors Center, helping hikers stay safe on the trail. It'... Read more

  • very berry difference...

    9/5/2016 3:25:18 AM, by NELLIEH1

    Late Spring and Summer into early Autumn bring out the wild berries of our shire (New Hampshire, that is)... Read more

  • a gentle walk...and surprise....

    9/5/2016 1:50:26 AM, by NELLIEH1

    DGD Charlotte and I took Zeb out for a short walk yesterday afternoon... Read more

  • Day 7: Pizza Night

    9/5/2016 1:13:45 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Today at work I was given a bunch of beets and beet greens. They are wonderful. They were pulled out of the garden this morning to say are majo... Read more

  • Progress is better than goals!

    9/4/2016 9:50:10 AM, by SHIRE33

    You know, I don't know what my "goal" is anymore - that elusive goal that I used to set, the one that meant every day I didn't get there was "fai... Read more

  • Day 6: New Dressing Recipe

    9/4/2016 12:59:01 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Today I ate well and within my calorie range. In the Eat to Live book by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, he says not to worry about calories too much. To eat... Read more

  • healing is happening...

    9/3/2016 5:47:44 PM, by NELLIEH1

    On August 7th I had a bad fall that meant stitches in my face and a splint for two fractured fingers. Today, after working on a new set of step... Read more

  • Day 5: Moving into Veganville

    9/3/2016 12:39:43 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Today, I feel wonderful. I went to the neighbors giving away from of the foods that I'm not going to eat. I had a huge amount of Jell-o. Those... Read more

  • third day...struck out...

    9/2/2016 5:19:54 PM, by NELLIEH1

    Papa Jim tried really hard this AM to equal the last two days of fishin'... Read more

  • Day 4: New Recipe

    9/2/2016 2:28:40 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    It was a good day. I ate lots of variety, made a new recipe, and did some reading in my Dr. Fuhrman book. I felt really good today. My b... Read more

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