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  • Threading my way through SP....

    9/13/2014 10:28:47 PM, by EGRAMMY

    I am still trying to thread my way through SP since many of the changes some time back. I like many of them. Love... Read more

  • Strength training

    9/12/2014 4:08:07 PM, by WIFE48

    I have been struggling with strength training. I have accomplished it two weeks in a row. Thank you Coach Nicole and your DVD's. I know that I ne... Read more

  • Planning & Focus

    9/12/2014 9:44:21 AM, by LLLAWSON

    I can see I need to plan more and focus on a goal. I have let 10 lbs creep back in and now I need to push it back out. I don't want 10 to turn ... Read more

  • Memories Prayers, Unify

    9/11/2014 1:15:09 PM, by EGRAMMY

    September 11 Love Unify... Read more

  • Honoring our 9/11 Heroes

    9/10/2014 7:19:23 PM, by LINDA!

    Let the world always remember, That fateful day in September, And th... Read more

  • Great News!!!

    9/10/2014 8:45:56 AM, by NANCY-

    The Ton of Fun Challenge will be repeated in January!!!! Wow I've already got plans ... Read more

  • Stuff Happens .."Oh Well"

    9/9/2014 8:20:55 AM, by NANCY-

    Yesterday I composed a wonderful blog about Music, as I was about to post when my computer crashed. "Oh well" Having that "Oh, well!" response ... Read more

  • Prayers for a burned down church in Ohio...

    9/7/2014 9:33:07 PM, by EGRAMMY

    Asking for prayers for a burned down church in Lorain Ohio. The state fire marshal has ruled it a case of arson. The First Lutherern Church doe... Read more

  • There Is Always Something New

    9/7/2014 2:30:45 PM, by LINDA!

    When I say that there is always something new - I mean another ailment/problem. As a younger woman, I rarely had any health issues. Once I hit 49... Read more

  • Some Musings

    9/7/2014 12:33:05 PM, by LILY8486

    Borrowed this from another friend: S...“Self confidence is the most attractive quality a person can have. How can anyone see how awesome you... Read more

  • Missed the ToF Picnic.

    9/7/2014 10:01:11 AM, by NANCY-

    Bummed about not making it to the Ton of Fun Challenge Finish Line Potluck last night, my body made other plans for me. I really wanted to see th... Read more

  • Spark Friends....

    9/6/2014 11:20:00 PM, by EGRAMMY

    This is a place you can come and know that people will ken you....that they will understand. And my Spark Friends are not judgement... Read more

  • I love this quote

    9/6/2014 2:58:02 PM, by WIFE48

    Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands.... Read more

  • Trouble getting and staying logged in to Spark

    9/4/2014 3:05:22 PM, by WIFE48

    I have been having problems logging in and staying logged in for about a week. I scanned my computer for viruses and spy wear. I even updated my ... Read more

  • Final Weigh-in!

    9/4/2014 7:35:41 AM, by NANCY-

    Went for my final weigh-in. Disappointed that I didn't meet my goals. :( Disappointed that my digestive tract issues have returned, :( ... Read more

  • So Confused...need to find raison d'être.

    9/3/2014 9:26:23 AM, by NANCY-

    I really want to make changes. I do, I do, I do! I really don't want to make excuses. However I feel like a battle is being waged within. ... Read more

  • One Year Under Goal Today!

    9/1/2014 3:31:59 PM, by MOM1014

    Before Picture 2008 The picture above was taken in late 2008. In late 2... Read more

  • What Gives!

    8/30/2014 1:30:14 PM, by NANCY-

    (Whine Alert) Going for my final weigh-in this coming week and what happens .... my body decides to make things interesting. Digestive issues a... Read more

  • Fall 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment

    8/29/2014 9:08:17 AM, by PSYCHOTAZ

    Walk/Run 10,000 steps per day Run at least 3 times per week Continue with my spinning and house of pain classes (OK this one will be pr... Read more

  • It has been a rough week

    8/28/2014 12:19:24 AM, by LINDA!

    I have been keeping up with my exercise and eating low carb. The low carb is due to the physician's advice, as I have been diagnosed with pre-dia... Read more

  • Routine Back

    8/27/2014 8:34:01 PM, by FRAN0426

    We have been home now from vacation since late afternoon last Friday. I am proud to say that I am back to the Y swimming pool two days in a row ... Read more

  • Nebraska State Fair

    8/27/2014 5:46:41 PM, by WIFE48

    DH and I went to the Nebraska State Fair today. You know you are getting old when you ride on the tram and they stopped it both to let us get on ... Read more

  • New Addition to the Family

    8/26/2014 7:42:48 AM, by NANCY-

    Here's our Li La (lee la). Playing with Li La, instead of munching, ... Read more

  • New carpet

    8/25/2014 5:37:23 PM, by WIFE48

    I have been needing new carpet in our great room. Our old carpet is 21 years old. It really held up longer than I had hoped but the pad is shot. ... Read more

  • Lunch on the Verandah

    8/23/2014 9:08:07 PM, by NANCY-

    Over the last few years my sister and I have done a road trips to the shore for her birthday. This year was a bit different as she has some mobil... Read more

  • Remembrance

    8/22/2014 6:37:00 AM, by LILY8486

    SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS: When you fail to accomplish what you set out to do, refuse to see yourself as a failure. R... Read more

  • Try Something New - Challenge Yourself with BLC 26

    8/20/2014 11:10:45 PM, by LINDA!

    I have enjoyed my rounds with BLC. Not only do we challenge ourself with exercise, nutrition...but we also make friendships with our team mates. ... Read more

  • Whew

    8/20/2014 5:31:59 PM, by WIFE48

    Today was weigh-in day. I lost the 2 pounds I gained last week. My Sparker friends are helping me stay on track. ... Read more

  • Whew

    8/20/2014 5:31:59 PM, by WIFE48

    Today was weigh-in day. I lost the 2 pounds I gained last week. My Sparker friends are helping me stay on track. ... Read more

  • Winding down or Amp it up

    8/20/2014 10:29:26 AM, by NANCY-

    The final weigh in is on September 4th. That's just 15 days away. Last night at WOW (workout of the week) we were half jokin... Read more

  • Tuesday quote

    8/19/2014 7:31:50 AM, by WIFE48

    One of the greatest things in life is that no one has the authority to tell you what you want to be. You’re the one who’ll decide what you ... Read more

  • Few Days In On Weeks Vacation

    8/18/2014 10:28:40 PM, by FRAN0426

    We are having a great time here in Branson, Mo. I was so looking forward to getting into the pool, let me tell you it feels real cold--not heate... Read more

  • Changing Behavior

    8/18/2014 6:41:01 PM, by LINDA!

    Wanting, even with all your heart, to lose weight does not make it happen, as anyone with a stubborn weight problem knows. I know that for m... Read more

  • Ready to get set and go.......

    8/17/2014 4:38:01 PM, by EGRAMMY

    Can't remember when I last posted...but in last 2 months I badly injured leg..sprain/strain down for 5 weeks and pretty good now ....... Read more

  • Gotta learn not give in to impluse/temptation

    8/16/2014 11:30:59 AM, by NANCY-

    Great news... this week's weigh in I was down. Now it's a total of 12 pounds. There are only three more weigh-ins left. My original goal was to b... Read more

  • My Dear Spark Friends, you may be right.

    8/14/2014 8:27:50 AM, by NANCY-

    Right about what you may ask? Looking forward to that boot camp that I swore never to return to. The last few day I have had much better fastin... Read more

  • Interesting Thought

    8/13/2014 4:55:39 PM, by WIFE48

    The choices I make today will determine the rest of my life! ~Ginny Dye ... Read more

  • Getting Ready

    8/13/2014 1:14:36 PM, by FRAN0426

    Today is the day that I am washing clothes and will be giving our place a cleaning job. Hopefully I will have time to do some kitchen packing... Read more

  • Achy Breaky

    8/13/2014 8:45:42 AM, by NANCY-

    My body has been asking "What the heck are you thinking?" since last Friday. The aquatics workout left me feeling sore all weekend and finally on... Read more

  • The Giver

    8/11/2014 8:36:34 AM, by NANCY-

    I was raised to be a giver. I have always given to everybody, except to me. My needs were considered secondary. It is not selfish to take care of... Read more

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