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  • Thursday

    7/1/2015 2:49:14 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Not very well today I have a very bad cold I can't say it's the flu as I don't have a temperature and no aches and pains just coughing and sneezi... Read more

  • Wedding Anniversary

    6/30/2015 2:56:25 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today is our 54th Wedding Anniversary and we are both at work I could not get the day off so hubby said he may as well work to as he doed not lik... Read more

  • Dad always said, "hard work pays off", was he ever right on this one...

    6/30/2015 10:39:13 AM, by IAFAWM

    Have you ever read the articles that talk about the benefits of exercise, but you just couldn't find the motivation to get sweaty, make your hair... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/29/2015 2:31:43 PM, by JTREMBATH

    I think I am in for the flu I have a sore throat and coughing all the time I am actually hoping it is just a head cold, but still went for my wal... Read more

  • Smart Hubby

    6/29/2015 8:02:18 AM, by IDLETYME

    A woman walks into the kitchen to find her husband stalking around with a fly swatter. "Have you killed any?" she asked. "Yep", replies her husb... Read more

  • Monday

    6/28/2015 2:26:44 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Not to cold today went for my walk which I like to do before I start work it's only on really cold mornings I put it off untill after work. I hav... Read more

  • Sunday

    6/27/2015 11:39:31 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Been a bit bust today I bought a magic bullet so have been trying it out I made a fruit smoothie and it was nice hubby enjoyed it to. went and di... Read more

  • Saturday

    6/26/2015 10:23:29 PM, by JTREMBATH

    A bit late today we had our son here so waited till he left before I started to do my SPoints, The sun is out at the moment it's a bit warm not h... Read more

  • The Why of Weight Issues ~ Take Two!

    6/26/2015 9:10:47 PM, by IMAVISION

    9 304 for ... Read more

  • Living with a New Knee, but ...

    6/25/2015 2:46:51 PM, by CA-IN-SAPPORO

    I thought I'd be walking miles by now. The knee replacement surgery I had in February was actually successful, and it this point I can walk with... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    6/25/2015 2:35:52 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Gee we have nearly reached the end of June so that is half way through the year already, can't wait for Winter to be over as I hate this cold wea... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/24/2015 2:35:15 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Our list today has been canceled we only found oput yesterday as well as tomorrows list they are complaining about the waiting list so these cace... Read more

  • June 24th 2015

    6/24/2015 10:38:22 AM, by GRANDEFILLE

    It has been 4 years since I joined the Spark. 4 years full of ups and downs. I have lost and found plenty of pounds that I have lost count of. ... Read more

  • Get FITT

    6/23/2015 9:09:25 PM, by IMAVISION

    358 ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/23/2015 2:52:08 PM, by JTREMBATH

    It is colder this morning than yesterday so will be doing my walking later rather than this morning I don't mind the cold but when it is ice cold... Read more

  • Home Security "Southern Style"

    6/23/2015 9:11:43 AM, by IDLETYME

    Go to the second hand store and buy used men's work boots size 14-16. Place them on your front porch along with a copy of Guns and Ammo magazine... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/22/2015 2:40:43 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Our first frost of the yearit was bitterly cold, I will go for my walk later as I only have a half day today I am training someone in the cleanin... Read more

  • Monday

    6/21/2015 2:50:41 PM, by JTREMBATH

    My first day of 8 hours for a long time it seems a long time since they put me on 9 hours so I am pleased to be doing 8 hours again. ... Read more

  • feeling overwhelmed

    6/21/2015 2:05:52 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    feeling overwhelmed I'm so tired today! Tired of trying so hard, to keep moving forward, to think the right things, to not miss...ect ect! My l... Read more

  • Sunday

    6/21/2015 2:27:30 AM, by JTREMBATH

    A bit late today have been out with hubby's brother and his partner we went to breakfast then had a couple of drinks had a great day.... Read more

  • Sciatica hurts

    6/20/2015 8:46:46 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    I have been having trouble with sciatica in my right hip and leg all week. It really hurts and makes walking harder. I will be seeing my ortho on... Read more

  • Saturday

    6/19/2015 10:53:52 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today it is a very beak day the South Island is being hit with snow, the North Island is being hot by floods where we are it is very heavy rain a... Read more

  • Smile

    6/19/2015 9:27:57 AM, by IDLETYME

    A smile is a sign of joy, a hug is a sign of love, a laugh is a sign of happiness, a friend like me - well - that's a sign of your good taste!... Read more

  • Yay Friday

    6/18/2015 2:35:51 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today is my last day to work 9 hours as I never really wanted to do it any way the only down side is that I don't get get a day off every fortnig... Read more


    6/18/2015 7:44:28 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I GOT OUT ALIVE: "Why did you stay?" It's my least favorite question. No matter how nicely someone askes me, with their tilted head and sad eyes,... Read more

  • There Is No Cure!

    6/17/2015 7:15:47 PM, by IMAVISION

    390 Although ... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/17/2015 2:56:12 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today was not as cold which is good as it was a pleasant walk I like those sort of mornings.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/16/2015 2:45:41 PM, by JTREMBATH

    What a terriable start to the day yesterday we are suppose to start at 08:00am but instead we got going at 08:45am the Dr arrived at 8 o'clock an... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/15/2015 2:49:37 PM, by JTREMBATH

    coming home on the shuttle yesterday I could see the black rain clouds and thought I just hope I can beat that rainand just as the shuttle bus pu... Read more

  • Near Death Experience

    6/15/2015 11:00:16 AM, by IDLETYME

    A boss asked one of his employees, "Do you believe in life after death?" "Yes sir" replied his employee. "I thought you did" said the boss. "Ye... Read more

  • Food for thought ...on running a 5k...

    6/15/2015 3:14:39 AM, by IAFAWM

    Food for thought on a dieting blog? ... Hmm, no pun intended here. Just something to think about... Since I joined Sparks people, I have ... Read more

  • Monday

    6/14/2015 2:36:36 PM, by JTREMBATH

    A very wet day today and I have to catch the shuttle over to the other hospital to work but I will be finishing at 4:00pm this is my last week of... Read more

  • An awe-inspiring joy to watch!

    6/14/2015 11:40:07 AM, by IMAVISION

    268 I fou... Read more

  • Sunday

    6/13/2015 9:49:58 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Having a restful day today every time I get up to do something Hubby tells me to sit down but there are a few things I have to do like hang the w... Read more

  • Stressful week.

    6/13/2015 8:19:38 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    This week has been very stressful. Some of my friends have lost their jobs where I work and not knowing if I will have a job for the next year is... Read more

  • Saturday

    6/12/2015 9:32:29 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Had my appointment yesterday my ECG and then the Dr. the Dr looked at the ECG and said they were inconsistent the beats did not match so she is r... Read more

  • Words to Inspire #8

    6/11/2015 5:45:01 PM, by IMAVISION

    184 "Hone... Read more

  • Friday

    6/11/2015 3:54:34 PM, by JTREMBATH

    This is my last day off unless I take A/L as on the 22 nd I go back to 8 hour days I cant wait.... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/10/2015 2:37:51 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today I have another half day as we don't have a list this afternoon, and tomorow I have a day off so have made my appointment to have my ECG so ... Read more


    6/9/2015 2:45:27 PM, by JTREMBATH

    I got a bit of a shock yesterday when I went to the Dr. she took my blood pressure which was good 120/71 but in doing that she picked up somethin... Read more

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