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  • A Tribute to My Brother

    8/16/2016 7:20:47 AM, by VEGGIEPAT

    My big brother, Bob, just passed away yesterday. I feel so lost and confused right now, but hoping that his bravery will help me live a healthier... Read more

  • bladder cancer

    8/16/2016 3:05:47 AM, by BLACKIE2

    Today my world changed. My husband has bladder cancer. Procedure is on the 17th.... Read more

  • One month later...

    8/15/2016 10:39:25 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I haven't blogged in a month. The first two weeks I was out of town and had a very challenging, but vert rewarding get away, We watch two of ou... Read more

  • Pathologist Report

    8/15/2016 6:45:33 PM, by SOPHIEDO13

    It's Benign !! WooHoo !! it'll have to be watched of course, but I feel like one Lucky Gal. Thanks everyone for your prayers. I'll try to reac... Read more

  • Salutation to the Dawn

    8/15/2016 3:49:40 AM, by MARTHA-ANN

    This is an ancient Sanskrit proverb by the fifth century poet Kalidasa and is one of my favourite poems, it seems to sum things up perfectly. H... Read more

  • Spark coach

    8/14/2016 10:07:36 AM, by MISSA526

    My mom is a big positive motivation in my life. My dad trys, sometimes but he eats mostly unhealthy foods. My boyfriend is getting better. . we'r... Read more

  • Hmmmm

    8/13/2016 11:18:59 PM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    As usual when I came here it was to use the nutritional tracker and then got carried away with all the different ways to earn spark points. Why... Read more

  • Fitbitting It

    8/13/2016 1:51:17 PM, by HALFTWO

    I may have mentioned that I received a Fitbit for my birthday last weekend. I wasn't sure about it, thinking I had to get 10,000 steps to meet m... Read more

  • Turning of the Wheel: A Circular Plot

    8/13/2016 12:49:18 PM, by DISNEYLIFE

    For all you Garrison Keillor fans - many moons ago, I was and English major.... I remember sitting in my very expensive Arthurian Legend class an... Read more

  • Week 12

    8/12/2016 1:56:13 PM, by WN2BTHNR

    Surprised, but not...I did lose 2 pounds! Haven't been eating the healthiest, but I have been trying to control my portions. I've also kicked m... Read more

  • Thursday

    8/12/2016 3:17:18 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    Was up early and caught up on paperwork. Had brunch at a nearby restaurant, just an appetizer. Thought I'd be eating again. Never did. It... Read more

  • Eating From a Cat Food Dish

    8/11/2016 8:25:32 PM, by HAUGHTMESS

    Just think of all the diets out there.....I think I might have tried them all (or somewhere in the 90% range). I have come to the conclusion th... Read more

  • Balance Journey Day 402: MY emotions are back

    8/11/2016 11:49:48 AM, by WRITE-OWN-STORY

    God, it feels so good to have my emotions back to their normal state. I was actually truly happy yesterday for the first time since I don't know... Read more

  • My Cousins Reunion and My THYROID!

    8/11/2016 7:05:20 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    Last weekend I went to my "Cousins Reunion". I was on the committee to plan the reunion. It was so much fun being with family. Read more

  • Wednesday, August 10

    8/11/2016 2:03:00 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    Strange day. Woke up feeling alive. Of course, lit up the computer first thing. There was no good time to eat. Took afternoon nap and did... Read more

  • emotional response

    8/10/2016 6:07:00 PM, by SUEJENN

    I cannot believe it. I just went to the fridge to get out some food for dinner and my husband walks over to the dishwasher and says that he was g... Read more

  • I am getting MARRIED!

    8/10/2016 9:02:26 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    On August 4th I drove into Minneapolis and picked up John at the airport. Within the first hour I was ENGAGED to be MARRIED for the first time!! ... Read more

  • Birthday Cakes And All That Jazz

    8/10/2016 8:41:59 AM, by HALFTWO

    Thank you, GrayGranny for the birthday wishes! It was a pretty special day. My celebrations started on Saturday and went through to last night.... Read more

  • Take the rough with the smooth...

    8/10/2016 3:53:52 AM, by MARTHA-ANN

    lt's been a bit of a bad couple of weeks health wise...the rough! The doctor dropped me another tablet and it's taken me nine days to recove... Read more

  • The real Tuesday, August 9

    8/9/2016 4:09:32 PM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    I haven't slept since Monday. It is daytime Tuesday and my being awake during the daylight hours is unusual. I'm a real night owl and had bee... Read more

  • Monday tale

    8/9/2016 4:23:14 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    Ate breakfast at Cracker Barrel. Arrived home to ants. Lots and lots of ants. Took me a couple hours to deal with them. Have chemical all... Read more

  • Happy Birthday to me!

    8/8/2016 11:32:01 PM, by HIKESHAPPY

    Today has been my 53rd birthday. It was a pretty average day. I'm still dealing with chronic pain. But I've received some help that I think wi... Read more

  • Inspirational Article

    8/8/2016 2:44:09 PM, by BOBBIEELEE

    I found this web site and thought this was a really helpful list for our Spark journey. Love the checklist on the very last page! : http://... Read more

  • Now on Atkins diet at cardiologist recommendation

    8/8/2016 8:43:43 AM, by LOLAJEAN

    So I am beginning week 3 of the Atkins diet (or as close as I have managed so far). Keeping carbs under 20 grams a day is not an easy task!! I ... Read more

  • South Pacific

    8/8/2016 6:36:54 AM, by GALVINROBERT

    We had a wonderful vacation, non-stop party... Read more

  • Ate more/Sunday

    8/8/2016 1:43:04 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    I really tried to eat more. Had a grilled chicken salad. Still not much when I plugged into the nutritional food diary. Will try to eat a b... Read more

  • Lost and Found

    8/7/2016 8:51:29 PM, by HAUGHTMESS

    Note to self: If you lose your excuses, you'll find your results! So very true. Its easy to convince myself that I am too tired or too busy to... Read more

  • Ouilts

    8/7/2016 1:27:12 PM, by CELLOPLAYER1

    I have recently gotten a long-arm quilting machine. These are some of my first quilts on my machine plus some I had quilted on my regular sewing... Read more

  • How I Know It's Working - NSVs

    8/7/2016 11:53:49 AM, by HALFTWO

    If you are new to the weight loss journey, you may not know that NSVs are as important as the number on the scale. NSV means "Non-Scale Victory"... Read more

  • 1StupidChick/Blog Entry 2

    8/7/2016 9:25:06 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    Hope this all posts under the first entry as a continuous blog, not scattered about the SparkPeople willy nilly. I'm learning my way around and... Read more

  • three years later...

    8/6/2016 5:43:24 PM, by KACHARA

    It has been three years since I had my son. My life has been both a financial and emotional rollercoaster. My son gets bigger and bigger and stil... Read more

  • Spark coach

    8/6/2016 11:35:46 AM, by MISSA526

    My biggest accomplishment so far is losing 25 pounds! Also fitting into a pair of shorts I haven't been able to wear in 4 years!!... Read more

  • Introduction

    8/6/2016 4:05:50 AM, by 1STUPIDCHICK

    Hello all and welcome to my SparkPeople Blog. I'm 72 years old, will be 73 in a week and half. I have poor health due to several cancers a... Read more

  • Spark premium

    8/5/2016 4:29:41 PM, by PGBACK

    I joined Sparkpeople Premium today. I have never tried Spark Coach before. I am very excited about Spark Coach and no ads. Wishing everyone m... Read more

  • Week 11

    8/5/2016 2:09:37 PM, by WN2BTHNR

    hmpf! I'm not concentrating and really focusing on being better about eating, exercising, etc etc. I need a real swift kick in the rear end! I... Read more

  • The dust is finally settling..

    8/4/2016 12:44:17 PM, by BIKEORAMA

    After three long weeks of packing and moving (in the 90-degree weather, mind you!), we are finally settling into our new home. I didn't track wha... Read more

  • Feeling sad.

    8/4/2016 11:28:13 AM, by FULLOHOPE

    It's been quite a morning and it's only 10:15. I realized I hadn't seen any FB posts from my friend Barbara in a while so I searched her name. ... Read more

  • Life changes mean I will put me first

    8/3/2016 11:15:07 AM, by BITTERBLONDE

    Wow, it's been a ride. I'm still in a fog. My mother recently passed in June and I had been consumed with her care as well as trying to take care... Read more

  • A fast to detox and pray..............

    8/3/2016 9:36:42 AM, by JULIES_PLAN

    Today I am embarking on a 3 day fast to detox my body and pray............ Saturday will be the new dietary plan.... Read more

  • Medical Botox for Migraines on August 4th!!

    8/2/2016 3:06:38 PM, by MISSA526

    I cannot wait! For the last week and a half I've had a migraine nearly every day. Really bad one's at times. today happens to be one of those day... Read more

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