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  • Merry Christmas!

    12/25/2014 7:14:52 AM, by NELLIEH1

    Luke 2:15-20 15 When this great army of angels had returned again to hea... Read more

  • Merry, merry mittens

    12/25/2014 6:13:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I learned how to make mittens out of old sweaters. They are so nice and warm! In January, I will start my hunt for used and well-l... Read more

  • My Christmas gift to my spark friends - 12 minutes about happiness

    12/25/2014 1:57:01 AM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    I just listened to this talk for the first time and found it a very good message for Christmas: www.ted.com/playlists/17
    1/the_mo... Read more

  • Merry Christmas

    12/25/2014 12:12:24 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy your day celebrating with our father hugx... Read more

  • Daily 10: Walking in place

    12/24/2014 9:26:19 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Not the most challenging workout. But with the recovery of the day, it was better than nothing! Jane had a follow-up appointment this after... Read more

  • Joy

    12/24/2014 7:41:35 PM, by LINDAM.1

    I send Joy to others and forget to tell myself. Happy tomorrow!... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/24

    12/24/2014 12:47:39 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are beautiful. 2. getting steps in, because for a little while I was in the lead. 3. sleep, because it recharges. ... Read more

  • Blue Christmas?

    12/24/2014 11:30:11 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    To my husband, Chuck, and my chosen sisters Lori and Tina This is a little something for the lonely, grieving, depressed, stressed, and dieting o... Read more

  • nativity...

    12/24/2014 9:38:15 AM, by NELLIEH1

    Luke 2: 8-15... 8-10 That night some shepherds were in the fields outside the village, guarding their flocks of sheep... Read more

  • Update on Jane

    12/24/2014 8:27:48 AM, by SUSANNA37

    Sorry for the mystery last night but I was posting with one hand, while brushing my teeth, after getting back from the ER. At dinner last night,... Read more

  • faith

    12/24/2014 7:08:43 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I am so grateful I believe in God. The devil tried to enter my life today. I had to tell myself DON'T let him in. Don't let him see you react to ... Read more

  • freedom from food

    12/24/2014 6:42:12 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Good Morning.... I read so many painful stories on this group. Can I share my story? What I see is... Addiction is robbing so many of you of the ... Read more

  • Special Tables

    12/24/2014 6:17:49 AM, by JSTETSER

    There is something special about having a nice neat table set. It doesn't cost anything, but it really makes the whole house feel like it is in ... Read more

  • Daily 10: A Good Excuse

    12/23/2014 11:23:28 PM, by SUSANNA37

    She is fine now, but we took our daughter to the ER tonight. I did not get a workout in. It's been a long night and I will post more tomorrow.... Read more

  • happy dance

    12/23/2014 12:58:12 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Woot woot! My scale now consistently starts with the number '2' instead of a '3'. Been way over 300 lbs for so long that I forgot there were ot... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/23

    12/23/2014 9:55:26 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they know what they need. 2. support, because i have it. 3. hours, because my paycheck likes it. 4. our sitter, becau... Read more

  • no room in the Inn...

    12/23/2014 9:12:26 AM, by NELLIEH1

    Luke 2:1-6 Living Bible (TLB) 1,2 About this time (when John the Baptist was born), Caesar Augustus, the Roman emperor, decreed that a censu... Read more

  • Simple gift.

    12/23/2014 5:41:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    This year, I have been making and giving away fleece mittens, hats and scarves.... Read more

  • Daily 10: An Extended Dog Walk

    12/22/2014 4:04:03 PM, by SUSANNA37

    Today is pretty mild out, though we're supposed to start getting a wintry mix this evening, so I decided I would walk my dog when I got home from... Read more

  • prepping for the New Year checklist:

    12/22/2014 12:01:18 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    I am a weigh leader of our 5% Spark team and right now our assignment is to: "In 2015 give yourself the gift of a slimmer healthier body. Make ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/22

    12/22/2014 9:59:42 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are good kids. 2. going, because we've needed it. 3. getting my steps in, because it could have been different. ... Read more

  • Joseph named him "Jesus"

    12/22/2014 8:01:14 AM, by NELLIEH1

    Matthew 1:18-25 18, 19 These are the facts concerning the birth of Jesus Christ: His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But whi... Read more

  • Doll Clothes

    12/22/2014 5:33:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    Having a little grand daughter has opened up a new world of sewing for me. I am making doll clothes out of the same fabric as I made Lina's litt... Read more

  • never give up

    12/21/2014 10:06:18 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I have been on WW over 5 years. My total loss is 160 pounds. I am struggling lately to see a loss on the scale. I won't give up. I make decisions... Read more

  • Bikes for Xmas

    12/21/2014 7:42:50 PM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    I do not celebrate Xmas. It is my own personal stand against consumerism. My partner does. He has not quite got to the point where he can just ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/21

    12/21/2014 1:10:17 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are becoming. 2. getting up, because we have things to do. 3. stretching, because my calves feel better. 4. gett... Read more

  • How Do I Forgive and Move On?

    12/21/2014 9:31:15 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    As per your requests, How I forgive myself: Pretend you are talking to a child with the same problem you are having. What would you tell a c... Read more

  • Daily 10: Cardio Kickboxing

    12/21/2014 8:32:03 AM, by SUSANNA37

    I often return to Coach Nicole's ten-minute cardio kickboxing. It still makes me sweat, and I prefer it to a lot of the other quick cardio video... Read more

  • and His name...

    12/21/2014 8:23:44 AM, by NELLIEH1

    Luke 1:26-38...the annunciation... 26,27 The following month(the sixth mon... Read more

  • Mom and her new machine

    12/21/2014 7:38:21 AM, by JSTETSER

    I gave my Mom her Christmas present early so that she could finish off her own Christmas presents! Read more

  • on the Island...

    12/20/2014 10:17:14 PM, by NELLIEH1

    Yesterday we drove to the Concord Coach terminal... rode some buses...... Read more

  • Daily 10: At the park

    12/20/2014 3:55:10 PM, by SUSANNA37

    My husband and I took Jane to the park today. I got at least ten minutes in of running around, doing some jumping jacks on the nice, bouncy play... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/20

    12/20/2014 9:53:38 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they give me an excuse to play. 2. getting some shopping done, because it's time. 3. returning some things, because it ... Read more

  • Mamma, me, and her sewing machines

    12/20/2014 6:13:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    Mamma taught me to sew when I was young on a treddle.. I must admit, for years, I let her do all of the hard parts. It took some time to coordi... Read more

  • Awesome Vacation!

    12/19/2014 12:23:38 PM, by FITKAT62

    We finally arrived home late last night after spending 16 nights in Aruba. I admit I ate and drank all of the wrong things. It's really hard to ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 12/19

    12/19/2014 12:14:52 PM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they remind me to be present. 2. getting our tree, because it's getting to be time. 3. getting a run in, because i did ... Read more

  • Daily 10: Yoga

    12/19/2014 12:07:57 PM, by SUSANNA37

    (I think this is a good way to keep Sparkfriends up to date on my daily ten minutes of exercise, but that doesn't mean I won't write personal mes... Read more

  • My Eating and Workout Plan

    12/19/2014 8:15:46 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    You know,... Read more

  • "making" kefir

    12/19/2014 7:09:27 AM, by NELLIEH1

    The gift from my friend keeps giving! Here is the kefir in a jar that sits on our stove top... Read more

  • One more day!!!

    12/19/2014 4:52:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today will be another busy day of transition. It is party day at school, and kids will be over the top with excitement! Today is a day for me ... Read more

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