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  • Checking the label

    10/5/2015 12:21:33 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I was at the grocery store this weekend, when I noticed a brand of Black Beans on sale for less than a dollar a can. Plus they were Reduced Sod... Read more

  • If I had a degree in nutrition...I'd still be lost.

    10/4/2015 3:41:33 AM, by MELOFALLTRADES

    Even though I started typing out this entry thinking I would begin with something about diets...I may venture a little. Stay with me though---I ... Read more

  • Serious problem,

    9/30/2015 7:07:14 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I’ve been eating really healthy. Lots of veggies, broccoli, asparagus, carrots, etc. But there’s a side effect…and I’m sure many know ... Read more

  • Advice you just can’t take.

    9/29/2015 7:43:39 PM, by MCASKEY6

    One year anniversary of my mother’s death. Plus, I learned today that while my income hasn’t changed my student loan payments are goin... Read more


    9/23/2015 12:33:59 PM, by WONDER--WOMAN

    Hello All, Being that I just turned 60 years old the other day, what I'm about to say may be lost on a couple of younger generations. B... Read more

  • The Reward

    9/22/2015 1:26:47 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I’ve been swimming, I’ve been lifting weights, I’ve been doing cardio. I bike to work, I use the restroom on the first floor so I have to ... Read more


    9/22/2015 10:33:36 AM, by WONDER--WOMAN

    Hi All, I have found now that I am heavier (fatter and out of shape) for the first time in my life, that I am having a hard time with self i... Read more

  • Another Glorious Day!

    9/14/2015 2:38:57 PM, by WONDER--WOMAN

    Another glorious day outside (105) and I will not be out there. Not because I am smart and don't want heat ... Read more

  • A Challenging Day

    9/13/2015 11:24:25 PM, by WONDER--WOMAN

    Today is a bit challenging as I can hardly see. My eyesight can change from good to totally blurred where I can only recognize ... Read more

  • Fit Vrs Thin

    9/11/2015 7:51:40 PM, by MCASKEY6

    My roommate is 5’4” and 140lbs. Anyone looking at her would consider her very fit and healthy. I am 5’6” and 190lbs. I am obese... Read more

  • Alzheimer's and Exercise.

    9/11/2015 7:36:06 PM, by MCASKEY6

    Yes, having a rockin' beach bod that can literally stop traffic would be amazing...but not getting Alzheimer's is even better. www.p... Read more

  • motivation mojo

    9/11/2015 3:24:25 PM, by ALTOROCKER

    Hello again everyone! Today's spark challenge is about preparing myself for those days that I am feeling a little low in motivation. To do that, ... Read more

  • The evils of entertainment.

    9/11/2015 2:21:04 PM, by MCASKEY6

    It’s a long story, but a year ago I cut the cable. I dropped both TV and internet in my home. If I needed to go online, I had to find a place... Read more

  • Over-doing it.

    9/10/2015 12:39:16 PM, by MCASKEY6

    Last night I ran on the elliptical for an hour. I then got home, looked at the pool and thought, "That looks so great." So I jumped in, for an ... Read more

  • 60th Year

    9/9/2015 6:22:14 AM, by WONDER--WOMAN

    I just started my 60th year on this Earth as of Sunday. Certain numbers and/or years seem to have more significance than others and I feel this ... Read more

  • A Great Adventure...

    9/5/2015 12:10:35 AM, by WONDER--WOMAN

    Every great adventure ... begins with the first step(s)! I guess I'm well on my way now. 3 days down and 123 to go!!! ... Read more

  • Learning to cope with stress.

    9/4/2015 6:41:58 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I will admit, that sadly, I am a complete incompetent when it comes to money. Managing my student loan debt stresses me out to levels that will ... Read more

  • Hello, again!

    9/4/2015 12:41:39 AM, by SPARKNB

    I've been on and off in the past year . Am back for at least autumn , maybe winter . My si... Read more

  • Moving weekend.

    9/3/2015 12:26:17 PM, by MCASKEY6

    Saturday, I got up bright and early and spent the entire day moving big heavy furniture and boxes, onto a truck and then up a flight of stairs in... Read more

  • September 2015

    9/2/2015 5:16:38 PM, by GINYAN

    Not sure what the holdup is with me! I know what I need to do to lose the weight; I have lost over 50 pounds a couple of times, and in doing so ... Read more

  • From Joel Osteen today:

    9/2/2015 1:07:04 PM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    Today’s Scripture “Provide for those who grieve...a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of ri... Read more

  • My Week.

    8/26/2015 1:28:17 PM, by MCASKEY6

    Moving stress, Allergy Attack, Flu Shot that turned into the Flu. Yeah, it’s been a “fun” week. And I have a weekend of hauling box... Read more

  • Hitting a Wall,

    8/21/2015 12:08:31 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I’ve hit a wall with my diet. To put it simply, I’m sick of everything. I have always cooked my own meals. And I tend to cook a lot of foo... Read more

  • Increase Your Capacity To Receive

    8/18/2015 1:30:33 PM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    Today’s Scripture “Enlarge the place of your tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do not hold back...” (Isaiah 54:2, NIV) In... Read more

  • How to undo the Dr's fine work in one 12 hour span.

    8/11/2015 12:14:02 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I went to a chiropractor to try and help with a bizarre, phantom itch I’ve had on my arms for the last few years. He adjusted me, messaged out... Read more

  • The Original Workout Routine

    8/10/2015 12:26:51 PM, by MCASKEY6

    There is no gym machine, no weight training routine, no Pilates class as intense as having to spend a whole weekend cleaning a massively overgrow... Read more

  • Laziness, it can be an advantage.

    8/5/2015 11:42:38 AM, by MCASKEY6

    My plan last night was to have pizza. I fully believe it’s good to have the occasional “bad” meal in order to develop a healthy relationsh... Read more

  • Playing the game.

    8/4/2015 7:55:48 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I was at the gym the other day, on the elliptical, and I was watching Cake Wars. I like to bake, I love to sculpt, and I’m always fascinated b... Read more

  • Cheat meal and compromise

    8/4/2015 7:42:17 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I’m due for a cheat tonight. I don’t have regular cheat days, I don’t schedule them into my plans. However, I think it’s good to enjoy ... Read more

  • Huffington Post, Skinny Fat.

    7/31/2015 1:00:34 PM, by MCASKEY6
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  • I'm doing it!

    7/30/2015 3:02:37 PM, by STORMYSANDS1

    I started on very shaky ground. Not sure if this would be the time I actually stick to my plan. I lacked motivation to even get started. H... Read more

  • Today’s Scripture from Joes Osteen

    7/27/2015 12:48:48 PM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    Today’s Scripture “Keep me as the apple of your eye...” (Psalm 17:8, NIV) The Apple of His Eye In this day and age, peop... Read more

  • Feeling motivated

    7/23/2015 3:20:15 PM, by STORMYSANDS1

    I spent some time yesterday immersing myself into SP and reading blogs. It helped me gain some strength and I ended up having what I would call ... Read more

  • What is health

    7/22/2015 11:47:27 AM, by GURDY007

    health should be about not having the stress of eating bad food. It is about not having my knees hurt.... Read more

  • Stress Schedule

    7/21/2015 6:19:20 PM, by MCASKEY6

    Pick up any dictionary in the world and look up the phrase, “Stress-Eater”, and you’ll find my picture. Even before I realize I’m st... Read more

  • Should I Worry About Exercise?

    7/20/2015 5:42:53 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I ran across this series. In this episode Richard Hammond of Top Gear talks about Exercise, what kind, how much, and even if we should be going ... Read more

  • A Question of Gym Etiquette.

    7/20/2015 5:28:47 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I was at the gym the other day when I noticed that someone had left the TV on, on one of the ellipticals. I was about to turn it off (I have a t... Read more

  • July 2015

    7/20/2015 1:16:45 AM, by STACIEM89

    I've been off spark for a while and I'm back on, searching for support and inspiration to get back to my happier weight in the 170's. I was ... Read more

  • It’s not failure until you give up.

    7/16/2015 12:55:57 PM, by MCASKEY6

    I can’t remember the first soda I had. Being the baby of the family there was no way my parents could keep me from it while the older kids dra... Read more

  • Great, Now What?

    7/14/2015 12:46:09 PM, by MCASKEY6

    Sunday, night I must have had a very exciting dream, because I woke up with a sprained ankle! Ok, so maybe it wasn’t an actual sprain... Read more

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