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Marathons: then and now!
4/20/2014 8:34:06 AM,  8 COMMENTS

life.nationalpost.com/2014/04/19/jane-macd
ougall-why-we-run-or-do-we/ I knew of course that the original marathon was a Greek concept and re...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

A night out, morning exercise and Happy Easter!
4/20/2014 7:38:45 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Last night I went out with a group of friends to a free concert celebrating the local radio station's 17th birthday. It is called the BOB Birthday Bas...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Hot Buttered Toast
4/19/2014 9:59:21 AM,  18 COMMENTS

Does anything smell better? Why isn't there a Keurig coffee in hot buttered toast flavour? Why isn't there a spray-behind-the-ears hot butte...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

Morning Walk
4/19/2014 8:15:58 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Since it is Saturday, I am off for the weekend. I decided to take a walk outside this morning. I live in a rural area. There are no street lights,...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Hangry?
4/18/2014 10:43:38 AM,  13 COMMENTS

www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fi
tness/health/spousal-aggression-linked
-to-low-blood-sugar-study-finds/articl
e18057184/ Wat...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

Progress and Exercise...
4/18/2014 8:59:14 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Last night I had my mom measure me. It has been 2 weeks since she last did it. I am happy to report that I have lost: 2 inches in my waist and...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Conquered the Evil Elliptical Machine!
4/17/2014 12:58:25 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Been away for about two years from SP, and missed it, but didn't want to be a Debbie Downer like I had become before my "hiatus." Well, now I'm back...  Read more

PSALMISTLD

downward spiral
4/17/2014 11:59:05 AM,  6 COMMENTS

i'm out of control! i have to stop this now! whiskey showed up last night. i was going to have 2 drinks. turned into many more than that. now i'...  Read more

EVRLNGFOO

Overslept...
4/17/2014 9:54:42 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I forgot to turn on the alarm last night when I went to bed. I did set it but forgot to turn it on. My little four legged alarm clock tried to wake...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Gold Watch
4/16/2014 8:05:29 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Thank you margemf: Bill: Where did you get that gold watch Joe? Joe: I won it in a race. Bill: How many people participated in it...  Read more

GERIKRAGH

self-sabotage, please go jump off a cliff
4/16/2014 12:01:18 PM,  7 COMMENTS

gah! where did it come from? i was doing so well, i was going along, feeling great, minding my own business. then bam! self sabotage reared it's ugly...  Read more

EVRLNGFOO

New binoculars, new bird feeder
4/16/2014 8:18:20 AM,  13 COMMENTS

All right then: we have LOTS of snow. Again. But: I also have new binoculars (a gift from DH, after I left mine in our rental car returni...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

Up and Moving...
4/16/2014 6:21:58 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I was awake before the alarm this morning but of course fell back asleep just as it went off. I hit snooze for snuggle time with my cat. Then up and...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Advice From a Retired Husband
4/15/2014 9:52:35 AM,  13 COMMENTS

It is important for men to remember that, as women grow older, it becomes harder for them to maintain the same quality o...  Read more

GERIKRAGH

Robins Singing in the Snow
4/15/2014 7:28:55 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Lots of white stuff falling here this morning -- and yet the morning chorus of robins full strength and regardless. Genuine robin song too:...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

Rainy Morning...
4/15/2014 6:23:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

The weather was absolutely beautiful yesterday. It made wish that I had taken off work just to be outside. This morning as I write this it is...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

seriously
4/14/2014 8:12:24 AM,  4 COMMENTS

okay- that cruise is now only about a month and a half a way...I'd like to tone a little more-possibly lose 10lbs....I started off the day with a work...  Read more

TINKSMOM1

HTML? Profanity?
4/14/2014 7:54:56 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Tried to post this on ONEKIDSMOM's blog and was blocked because of HTML and profanity??? None that I can see -- so will it post here? Anot...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

Beautiful Weather
4/14/2014 7:06:19 AM,  6 COMMENTS

It is too absolutely beautiful again here in Central PA. Makes me wish that I could take the day off work just to enjoy the weather. But I have too...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Lazy Asian Chicken and Biker Tattoos
4/13/2014 9:10:25 AM,  15 COMMENTS

What a lazy soup recipe! On hand: a bag of frozen Chinese style vegetables (carrots, broccoli, onion, water chestnuts, mushrooms); chicken broth;...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

A Relaxing Sunday
4/13/2014 8:22:59 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a busy day. I worked 9 hours as an EMT, rearranged my bedroom, did lots of cleaning at the firehouse, and had a family celebration. ...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Week 1 of 5% Challenge
4/12/2014 11:32:00 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Week 1 of the 5% challenge is done. I only lost 1/2 lb this week. I wasn't surprised that I only lost 1/2 lb. I actually expected to have a gain....  Read more

EMTCHICK109

not a great week
4/11/2014 1:02:52 PM,  9 COMMENTS

i'm hoping my weigh in tomorrow doesn't reflect how bad this week was. maybe i'm just being paranoid? TOM is on the horizon, so i'm fearing a water we...  Read more

EVRLNGFOO

True GRoaner
4/11/2014 11:46:06 AM,  16 COMMENTS

Thank you margemf: One day while at her job as a bank loan officer, Patty Black, had a frog hop onto her desk and say, "I would like to apply...  Read more

GERIKRAGH

My morning...
4/11/2014 6:24:05 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I really wasn't feeling getting up this morning and exercising. I thought I'll just get up eat a healthy breakfast and head to work. Then I'm l...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

day 2 (04/10/14)
4/10/2014 10:23:02 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Used my Spark app and it was nice to have close by. I had a little bit of sugar in a granola bar, but at least it was mostly complex carb. Avoided whe...  Read more

AWAXUMA

Last Trip to the Clinic
4/10/2014 7:57:55 AM,  36 COMMENTS

I joined Spark People almost five years ago -- while I was in the immediate throes of treatment for breast cancer. With an estrogen-related tumour, a...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

Rise and Shine Day 10
4/10/2014 6:44:47 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Rise and Shine Day 10...DONE! 20 minutes of Zumba this morning. I've enjoyed this challenge. I've been able to get up each morning this month so f...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Sparking again!
4/9/2014 9:38:14 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Tomorrow i start to get serious about feeling good about myself. I'm starting now by populating my goals and my pages. No wheat, no sugar (or at least...  Read more

AWAXUMA

A trip to the vet
4/9/2014 7:45:33 AM,  21 COMMENTS

Took Charlie to the vet first thing yesterday morning to get his staples removed from his second surgery. Yes, we are practising safe socks at our ho...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

Rise and Shine...Day 9
4/9/2014 6:45:10 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Rise and Shine Day 9....DONE! I am really enjoying this challenge. I'm getting up with only 1 snooze. I'm getting my exercise done and still gettin...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Fast and Faster
4/8/2014 9:34:24 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Thank you margemf: Two guys are hiking in the forest when they suddenly come across a big Grizzly bear! The one guy takes off his hiking boots...  Read more

GERIKRAGH

holy shrinking shanna!
4/8/2014 1:00:09 PM,  11 COMMENTS

i can't believe i'm finally succeeding at this! i left the 240's far behind, never going to see that number again! i rushed through the 230's and now...  Read more

EVRLNGFOO

Rise and Shine Day 8
4/8/2014 6:25:39 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Rise and Shine Day 8...DONE! It was back to exercising this morning. I changed up my routine this morning because I don't want to become bored with...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Lowe's came through Woohoo!
4/7/2014 3:49:12 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So Best Buy came to try and install our washer & dryer early this morning even though I called last Friday after several of their previous visits and...  Read more

VENISEW1

Me too!
4/7/2014 12:34:24 PM,  13 COMMENTS

One day a rich famous man went to buy a sport car from a dealership. The price of the car was $80000 and the man had only $79998 to pay. The...  Read more

GERIKRAGH

Rise and Shine Day 7
4/7/2014 11:31:44 AM,  6 COMMENTS

This morning, I didn't exercise again. My legs were extremely sore from standing for multiple hours yesterday at the Open House. I ate a heal...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

Spring Green!
4/7/2014 11:24:06 AM,  28 COMMENTS

Birthday inventory: I'm 63 today and updated my Spark Page accordingly. Wearing the spring green leather jacket I bought to celebrate 62 (with pale b...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

Post-Winter Hands
4/6/2014 8:42:29 AM,  21 COMMENTS

It's been a terribly long winter here, and there are still mounds of snow outside my window. So "post-winter" is optimistic since there's no clear ev...  Read more

WATERMELLEN

Rise and Shine Day 6
4/6/2014 8:02:45 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Good Morning, Spark Friends! Rise and Shine Day 6...Done. I ate a healthy breakfast. Today is my rest day for exercise. I try to take 1 day...  Read more

EMTCHICK109

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