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Losing 10% pt 2...
3/31/2014 10:35:04 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Five years and some months ago, I was shown this site and the guess work was gone. Five years later, I've gained some, but thankfully not all, of the...  Read more


My Journey to Contentment - not so easy!
3/24/2014 8:35:41 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I've come to think that a successful life is a continuous work in progress. If you look away for a moment things can go south. In my case, I haven't...  Read more


No junk for 30 days
2/28/2014 6:50:47 PM,  7 COMMENTS

On January 31 I decided that I would not eat any junk food nor would I drink alcohol for 30 days. Today is day 29 and I have followed it to the lette...  Read more


2nd day back
2/5/2014 8:12:39 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It takes time get get into a good routine of doing the things I need to and it helps a lot if I keep using SparkPeople....  Read more


10 months without Spark
2/4/2014 8:05:07 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I think it has been about 10 months since I have been on SparkPeople and I can tell. I'm not exercising as much and have gained back 20 pounds. Well,...  Read more


Can I eat only real food for 30 days?
12/30/2013 7:59:55 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I lost 53 pounds by eating 'healthier" and exercising. Although I did eat healthier than I had been I really wasn't eating healthy. Lately I h...  Read more


And here is to the new year!
12/29/2013 12:42:40 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I just restarted body revolution as I wanted to lose the last few pounds I have to lose to be at a weight I want to be. I also don't want to gain a l...  Read more


Come to my Tumblr
12/13/2013 11:01:31 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I've decided to blog at instead of here. Come on by and visit me!...  Read more


DAY THREE: About Engery, Coming Up
12/12/2013 8:44:22 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm at the gym. I wasn't going to come today. It was 5 p.m. when I got here, and it's my son's birthday. I'm making his favorite dinner for him t...  Read more


A Look at the Fitness App, "GymPact": Money Talks When You Go for A Walk
12/12/2013 6:37:22 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So, my hopes to get "The Walk" app have been dashed to pieces by the fact that it requires iOS 7 and my phone can't have iOS7 because of its age...  Read more


DAY TWO: About Managing Stress
12/11/2013 5:54:49 PM,  0 COMMENTS

in May 2012, I sold two books to Penguin. The first, Viral Nation, was released in July 2013. I'd already written it, and it didn't need too much work...  Read more


DAY ONE: About Being Tired
12/10/2013 6:55:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm going to be very interested to see if my sleep improves over the next 100 days. Last night I had trouble falling asleep, even with an OTC sleep ai...  Read more


Update: "The Walk" Narrative Immersive Fitness App. by the Makers of "Zombies, Run!"
12/10/2013 2:58:13 PM,  6 COMMENTS

From the website: "Description The Walk is a smartphone fitness game and audio adventure, due to be released on 11 December 2013. It c...  Read more


COOK: Grits and Basted Eggs
12/10/2013 12:56:05 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Because I have low blood sugar, I wake up hungry to the point of actually feeling sick sometimes, even if I eat something just before I go to bed. It'...  Read more


The First 100 Days
12/10/2013 2:27:14 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I read Health at Every Size by Linda Bacon three years ago, and it changed my life. I'd been on a diet for thirty years. I can remember the firs...  Read more


Love This Money Tracking iPhone App. (Free)
11/16/2013 6:22:24 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I totally love this app.! Not that I love tracking money....I love the app. pretty much because of the opposite. I usually try to avoid it. B...  Read more


AWESOME Goal Setting Website & App Game (Free)
11/9/2013 1:46:50 AM,  2 COMMENTS

It's called Mindbloom. They categorize all the areas of one's life: social, spiritual, emotional,...  Read more


Update on Waiting Expectantly Blog Post
11/7/2013 11:39:52 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I edited my post on iPhone fitness apps after receiving my new/old iPhone and trying out most of the apps. that I listed. So, here's the link to...  Read more


Fitness Game and Other Apps with both Virtual and Real-World Rewards
11/6/2013 8:15:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Ok, so I said in my update I was too tired to blog. Apparently not as tired as I thought because I decided I wanted to share this. When I...  Read more


RAOK Today :)
11/5/2013 8:57:21 PM,  1 COMMENTS

What is RAOK? It's Random Acts of Kindness. So here are the three suggestions: *Start making inspiration cards by getting a stack of...  Read more


Information for Hearing Impaired SP Members Who Want To View SP Vids.
11/5/2013 5:46:23 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I recently read a comment under a video regarding SparkPeople members who are hearing impaired who would like to view videos and know what they'...  Read more


Skin cancer removed
11/5/2013 9:33:04 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Last week Thursday I had skin cancer removed from my forehead. They used a procedure called MOHS that helps to reduce scarring but also makes sure th...  Read more


RAOK Today :)
11/4/2013 9:24:24 PM,  3 COMMENTS

What is RAOK? It's Random Acts of Kindness. So here are the three suggestions: *Take someone new under your wing--This could be someo...  Read more


Chore Wars or World of Chorecraft: Organization Incentive Game--Open Invite to SP members
11/4/2013 12:20:30 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Hey, I found this great site to make doing chores fun. I don't know all the details of how it works yet but I decided to put up the info....  Read more


Good News/Bad News
11/2/2013 10:46:56 PM,  2 COMMENTS

192 Yesterday was that kind of day - I paid my $20 to wear jeans for United Way, so for the third time in three weeks I grabbed my jeans from the c...  Read more


RAOK Today :)
11/1/2013 5:27:49 PM,  1 COMMENTS

What is RAOK? It's Random Acts of Kindness. So here are the three suggestions: *Give an extra dollar at the plate at church 288 ...  Read more


Links to Printable Puzzles
10/31/2013 11:05:51 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Created using Maze:
Q&v...  Read more


Sheherazade Op. 35 by composer, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
10/31/2013 7:10:02 PM,  2 COMMENTS
k ________ The weather, lately, has reminded me of this piece--very sweeping, swirling...  Read more


The Last Quarter of the Moon by Amy Lowell
10/31/2013 6:48:58 PM,  1 COMMENTS

~The Last Quarter Of The Moon~ How long shall I tarnish the mirror of life, A spatter of rust on its polished steel! The seasons r...  Read more


RAOK for Today :)
10/31/2013 6:20:04 PM,  1 COMMENTS

What is RAOK? It's Random Acts of Kindness. So here are the three suggestions: *Host your own toy drive 174 *Make a mix tape (...  Read more


Who Has Seen the Wind by Christina Georgina Rossetti
10/30/2013 6:33:33 PM,  0 COMMENTS

~Who Has Seen the Wind?~ Who has seen the wind? Neither I nor you. But when the leaves hang trembling, The wind is passing through...  Read more


To Rise Above by Gogol Bordello
10/30/2013 6:07:50 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I love Gogol Bordello to cheer myself up (and do cardio), hope it does the same for you! 334 353 354 356 224 355  Read more


10/30/2013 5:55:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

What is RAOK? It's Random Acts of Kindness. So here are the three suggestions: *Wave to someone who lets you cut in front of them w...  Read more


RAOK (Re-Post-yep, another one)
10/29/2013 4:58:25 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Sooner or later (probably later) I'll get to thinking up new ones. Oh, well. What is RAOK? It's Random Acts of Kindness. So here are t...  Read more


(Re-Post) RAOK Suggestions for Today
10/28/2013 12:23:56 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Thought I might just be lazy today and do a re-post. It's been awhile so I don't see the harm. Plus, there's definitely no harm in repeating R...  Read more


A (Distant) Fitness Reward
10/25/2013 8:48:18 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Here's something that I'd really like once I get into strength training at home more...and I'll have to save up for it as well since it's...  Read more


I see the light!
10/19/2013 10:25:19 PM,  9 COMMENTS

So I have been in a rut for a while. It's amazing what just a little bit of hope can create. We found out last night that we will be renting a townh...  Read more


Stuck in a rut! Will it ever change?
10/15/2013 10:16:07 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm in a slump that I really need to get out of. Exercise and eating healthy has become a big challenge. I feel stuck I guess, although I am not sur...  Read more


Started on a New Team today:
10/6/2013 4:27:57 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I joined a new spark team today called "
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Found a Helpful Bible Site
10/3/2013 6:33:45 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I already use and as well as the memory sites I've mentioned in previous posts (ScriptureTyper and Memve...  Read more


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