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  • Black Friday RUN

    11/27/2015 7:53:13 AM, by DSCROW

    I had a nice run this morning ... Read more

  • Enjoying the family

    11/26/2015 7:07:23 PM, by DSCROW

    We have spent the day at Cades Cove and Gatlinburg today and it was great fun. I did snack a bite here and bite there of things I shouldn't but ... Read more

  • Pigeon Forge

    11/25/2015 10:02:02 PM, by DSCROW

    Well it was a longer trip than I remembered but we arrived safely and have had a nice day with family. Due to travel my steps were short with on... Read more

  • 6 weeks post op

    11/24/2015 10:12:06 AM, by IGNATZ50

    I had my 6 week post op check up with the surgeon. Everything is looking pretty darn good. - The nausea has become considerably less. Part ... Read more

  • Counting down on final day :)

    11/24/2015 7:30:22 AM, by DSCROW

    I have been so busy lately at work and with trying to train for this 1/2 marathon that my brain has hurt on weekends. I started the new job on T... Read more

  • Double-Mindedness

    11/24/2015 6:13:59 AM, by BEEKAHBUG

    Over the summer, I ordered a Bible study called "Spiritual Wholeness and Emotional Comfort". I have slowly been going through it. I went through ... Read more

  • One to go...then off 5 days

    11/23/2015 8:06:00 PM, by DSCROW

    One more day and I am off for 5. We are heading off with my sister in law and two of her Three adult Children. Two of her Sons/Wives/Kids (6 to... Read more

  • Nov. 23 update

    11/23/2015 7:30:05 PM, by LKWQUILTER

    Nov. 19 I had a cornea transplant in my right eye. Nov. 20 I had to see the surgeon again to have the patch removed and make sure all looked ok-... Read more

  • Missed yesterday :(

    11/22/2015 8:58:12 PM, by DSCROW

    All is well! We had a fantastic early Thanksgiving dinner after my 11mile long run. I walked much more than I wanted but met the time frame we ... Read more

  • Frustration

    11/21/2015 8:34:33 PM, by IGNATZ50

    I still cannot find decent plus sized swimwear. At least not without those stupid foam cup bras. Junonia is where I usually buy from, but of cour... Read more

  • Week 198...weigh in...

    11/21/2015 8:19:32 PM, by DOVESEYES

    Greetings Sparkies, No news this week, so straight into the stats Last week 65.4 kg(143.88 lbs) This week 66.4 kg (146.08 lbs) G... Read more

  • I survived spin class!

    11/21/2015 12:02:50 PM, by IGNATZ50

    It's been 5 years since I've taken a spin class. But I have been a bicycling fool all summer, and I don't want to lose that level of fitness. ... Read more

  • Night all!

    11/20/2015 10:22:57 PM, by DSCROW

    Running shoes on at 6 am and three miles done before the busy day began. I have been on the go since then until about 5 minutes ago and it's 9:1... Read more

  • Cornera Transplant Over

    11/20/2015 7:06:12 PM, by LKWQUILTER

    Thursday I finally got my new cornea in my right eye. I have not had much pain--just a little touchiness and very sensitive to light today. Thi... Read more

  • Fancy meeting you here

    11/19/2015 1:54:04 PM, by IGNATZ50

    Today I made it back to the wellness center, 2nd day in a row. I even woke up before my alarm! This time instead of swimming I did 5 minutes warm... Read more

  • Good Thursday :)

    11/19/2015 7:37:17 AM, by DSCROW

    It's Thursday and usually the longest day of the week...Today its not! Whoo HOO. I do start early but am done by 4 and, have a break at 1 pm (a... Read more

  • Rainy day and the dogs are hyper

    11/18/2015 8:23:49 PM, by DSCROW

    No snuggle hugs today. The dogs are ripin and roaring in a playful mood. They clearly have hunkered down all day today because of the rain as t... Read more

  • I swam today!!

    11/18/2015 8:56:37 AM, by IGNATZ50

    I am the walrus! Koo koo kah choo! And I need a new swimsuit as my old one is JUST TOO BIG now! ... Read more

  • Upcoming mini goals

    11/17/2015 10:24:10 PM, by JAWATKINS

    I have some goals to accomplish during the break between Fall & Winter Biggest Loser challenges. I am listing them here to be accountable! 3... Read more

  • ramblings

    11/17/2015 4:55:23 PM, by BEEKAHBUG

    i don't know what's going on. i'm in a horrible mood, have been since sunday night. i've been skipping meals and not sleeping. then, drinking a s... Read more

  • 5 weeks post op

    11/17/2015 2:22:19 PM, by IGNATZ50

    I have lost over 50 lbs! Now mind you, I've been tracking my weight since 2010, when I was first diagnosed as type 2 diabetic. But still, over 50... Read more

  • Reserve energy on the rise

    11/17/2015 7:56:12 AM, by DSCROW

    OK, I am recovering more reserve energy. Last evening I was not as whipped. I did 3 mile walk when I got home from work. Today I have to work ... Read more

  • A Question and an Update

    11/17/2015 6:18:21 AM, by LKWQUILTER

    Update first--Thursday I am scheduled to have my cornea transplant. I have done some research on the computer and was surprised to see that it m... Read more

  • Avocado Sandwich Recipe

    11/17/2015 3:06:40 AM, by SOPHIEDO13

    I've been giving out a few goodies with the receipe on it, then I decided the best thing to do so everyone can enjoy who wants to try this is to ... Read more

  • Today

    11/16/2015 6:56:52 PM, by BEEKAHBUG

    Ever since I got home, I have been wondering what to write. Today has been such a jumble. The startling alarm clock that my hubby thought was a p... Read more

  • Fill yourself up!

    11/16/2015 8:03:28 AM, by DSCROW

    Feeling better today but my reserves are low and I ... Read more

  • Weigh-In -- 15Nov15

    11/15/2015 11:46:17 PM, by MT-MOONCHASER

    God rid of last week's pound - Hooray! Ate somewhat better this week, tracked most of it. Was in range 1 day. Kept up the water and ... Read more

  • Steps done and crafting begun :)

    11/15/2015 9:20:38 PM, by DSCROW

    I was still muscle tired this morning so no run today. I kept the little warriors (1-5 year old nursery) today and there were 6. It went well b... Read more

  • Temptation

    11/15/2015 9:19:15 PM, by BEEKAHBUG

    Tonight's lesson at church was on responding to temptation. The pastor said several things that I do not recall hearing before. He differentiated... Read more

  • Change

    11/15/2015 12:47:27 PM, by BEEKAHBUG

    Pastor preached on change this morning. His text was Mark 1: 14-20. In it he talks about how the disciples' lifestyles changed the instant Jesus ... Read more

  • Week 197... weigh in...

    11/14/2015 8:03:46 PM, by DOVESEYES

    Morning Sparkies, Just wanting to say first of all how much I am feeling for the people of Paris, my thoughts and prayers are with all the ... Read more

  • Recovery and rest day

    11/14/2015 9:41:12 AM, by DSCROW

    This morning I got a lot done around the house. Straightening up where stuff got dumped from such a busy week. Folded the last of the laundry a... Read more

  • Tonight I am tired in a good way

    11/13/2015 8:40:24 PM, by DSCROW

    10 mile run this morning, grocery shopping, massage (ahaaah), seen a client, business calls, laundry, cooked dinner, laundry, went back out with ... Read more

  • T.M.I., round 2

    11/12/2015 1:48:22 PM, by IGNATZ50

    I love Miralax!!!!... Read more

  • Three Considerations

    11/12/2015 10:53:22 AM, by SEWINGMAMACDS

    This is from Metabolic Effect Facebook Page, Nov 12th entry... "Constructing a lifestyle that works for you involves three considerations. ... Read more

  • Long day

    11/12/2015 7:43:50 AM, by DSCROW

    Today is a long day so I don't have much time. I did build it two breaks to try and walk today and eat! Shooting for my 10,000 steps Yeste... Read more

  • Vetrans Day ... Thank you for Serving our Country!

    11/11/2015 7:57:10 AM, by DSCROW

    Thank you John Shelton, Don Shelton, and Luke Crow Sr for your service!... Read more

  • Goals

    11/11/2015 5:34:24 AM, by BEEKAHBUG

    Today's Spark Coach session was about setting goals. I haven't exactly updated my goals for a really long time! And, I haven't written any down f... Read more

  • 4th week post op

    11/10/2015 10:16:51 AM, by IGNATZ50

    I have had several health issues this year: - onset high blood pressure; put on both a beta blocker and an ACE inhibitor this year - continui... Read more

  • Tight shoulders

    11/10/2015 8:14:44 AM, by DSCROW

    I am doing well but having tight neck and shoulders. It's time to see my Chiropractor. I will need to call and set something up today. Also my... Read more

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