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  • We are NOT going to the Maldives

    2/6/2018 9:50:17 AM, by PHEBESS

    We should have been in the Maldives by now. In case you haven't heard, the president there has declared a state of emergency. Politicians arres... Read more

  • Why Athletes can’t have regular job

    2/6/2018 6:59:17 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    1. Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model: “I wan’ all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan’ all the kids to cop... Read more

  • Not letting a bad day ruin everything

    2/5/2018 3:10:03 PM, by PROJECTCHRISSIE

    So on the weekend I mowed my back and front lawn, the next day, Monday, I ached all over, my back and legs were sore, probably from muscles that ... Read more

  • Day 1: Standing Up For Myself!

    2/4/2018 11:21:07 PM, by REBEL_40

    I'm the girl that sits around and procrastinates about my weight loss, and my health, thinking about how I'm going to look and feel once I set my... Read more

  • A quick summary.

    2/4/2018 7:55:57 PM, by RKOTTEK

    The below is an extract I gave to some-one elses blog. I thought it worthwhile to repeat here. 1 of the biggest and best things that happe... Read more

  • Riding the Sri Lanka Railroad

    2/4/2018 2:00:16 PM, by PHEBESS

    We took the train from Kandy back to Colombo, passing through small towns and through tunnels. All very colorful and interesting, especially the... Read more

  • A Bad Day

    2/4/2018 8:20:52 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    There I was sitting at the bar staring at my drink when a large, trouble-making biker steps up next to me, grabs my drink and gulps it down in on... Read more

  • speech thearpy

    2/3/2018 10:42:32 AM, by BLAULKEIM

    started speech therapy about six months ago and i have gained alot. my speech loss happened after my right shoulder surgery last may. all is wel... Read more

  • surgeries

    2/3/2018 10:33:02 AM, by BLAULKEIM

    had my right shoulder rebuilt last may. ended up with my right arm paralized. it will never be the same again. i do have function again. then i... Read more

  • Perseverance

    1/31/2018 4:12:57 PM, by PROJECTCHRISSIE

    Weight: 91.4 (201.8 Ibs) For the month of January I reduced my weight by 4.1 kgs (9Ibs), which is great and I also have started with Lite & ea... Read more

  • Time in Kandy, Sri Lanka

    1/31/2018 8:37:42 AM, by PHEBESS

    I know, what a name, right? This city was once the capital of the Kandyan kingdom, from whence it gets the name. Lovely city with a lake, a... Read more

  • Australia Day

    1/29/2018 9:23:30 AM, by TOTHEFUTURE1

    Much controversy is generated each year as we celebrate. Foreigners invaded the continent under the leadership of England and took the land away ... Read more

  • An Aussie long weekend

    1/27/2018 7:13:54 PM, by PROJECTCHRISSIE

    So in Australia, we have Australia day a day of celebrating the first fleet. I also became an Australian citizen on Australia Day in 1995, that ... Read more

  • Tests are done!

    1/27/2018 2:48:55 PM, by GLYNISADELE

    Wednesday morning the tests were completed and I was back home by 10:30. I had to be at the hospital by 6:30, was processed and then in theatre b... Read more

  • Baby elephants!!!!!!!

    1/27/2018 10:28:57 AM, by PHEBESS

    I visited the Elephant Transit Home, which is a rescue center and sanctuary for orphaned baby elephants. It was wonderful, and emotional, and so... Read more

  • Safari in Sri Lanka!

    1/25/2018 12:41:17 PM, by PHEBESS

    I went on a safari yesterday - not a hunting safari, a find the animals and be amazed safari! No leopards, but so many elephants! And i... Read more

  • Travelling in Sri Lanka

    1/23/2018 10:21:14 AM, by PHEBESS

    We had a four hour trip to the southern foothills - a crazy winding road that included the rather manic way everyone drives here. We are set... Read more

  • Brown fat, weight loss, type 2 diabetes and prediabetes

    1/22/2018 9:18:52 PM, by RKOTTEK

    Normal fat in our bodies is white fat. This is not easily burnt as fuel. It is possible to convert white fat to brown fat which is much more ... Read more

  • Proving I can do this

    1/21/2018 3:25:06 PM, by PROJECTCHRISSIE

    Going into 2018 I find myself on my own, my daughter has moved out, picking the last of her things up as well as the dog and going off to her new... Read more

  • Nervous

    1/20/2018 3:00:21 PM, by GLYNISADELE

    I face the bronchoscopy this Wednesday and I am really nervous about it. Actually I am facing irrational fear and am finding it difficult to slee... Read more

  • Adventures in Eating in Sri Lanka

    1/20/2018 2:19:21 PM, by PHEBESS

    We're still travelling in Sri Lanka, though life sometimes intrudes itself. I didn't mean for this to become a food blog, but it did. I'v... Read more

  • I was Goldilocks today!

    1/15/2018 1:18:48 PM, by PHEBESS

    For people who don't know, my husband and I are retired. We sold 90% of what we owned, and we've been travelling for, well, going on six years n... Read more

  • my first

    1/15/2018 10:50:24 AM, by BEENUTBUTTER

    just wanted to say that this past 2.5 weeks of consistent mind set on healthy eating i have lost at least 8.bs. i am now wearing a smaller size j... Read more

  • What happened in Ballarat?

    1/15/2018 7:00:29 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    Here is a story about a man nicknamed Animal McBride. Animal was a giant of a man, weighing 140kg/ 308 lbs, with a big, bushy beard and was ... Read more

  • Two more sleeps!

    1/14/2018 2:37:33 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    This is a new year so it's time for a holiday. Our first one is my special starting on Tuesday for 15 nights HAL Vole... Read more

  • Checking in

    1/13/2018 2:15:53 PM, by GLYNISADELE

    This week I started to walk again!!! Went out with my youngest daughter to one of my daughter's places, the one who is expecting, two mornings th... Read more

  • Sri Lanka!

    1/12/2018 7:55:32 AM, by PHEBESS

    We're here in Colombo, acclimating to Sri Lanka. At some point we'll head to the national parks to visit the leopards and elephants who live the... Read more

  • $500 Loan

    1/11/2018 7:04:11 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    An old Native American wanted a loan for $500. The banker pulled out the loan application. “What are you going to do with the money?” he... Read more

  • You'll never know ...

    1/10/2018 10:10:50 PM, by BARCLE

    .. My middle child, Alexandra, turns 10 today and she's such a delight, growing up so, so quickly and becoming a truly beautiful young girl. ... Read more

  • January 2018: Sticker Books, Meditation & Self Care

    1/10/2018 12:21:38 AM, by SAMZA83

    Hello Sparkpeople, Last year as a fun way to keep myself visually motivated I turned my callender into a stickerbook...I loved them when I w... Read more

  • 2018

    1/8/2018 2:44:17 PM, by GLYNISADELE

    This year.......hmmmm! Not sure what this year will bring but then isn't that always how it is at the start at the year? I know that I feel I am ... Read more

  • How Can I Get To Heaven?

    1/8/2018 9:04:22 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    The Sunday School lesson for the first graders was on the plan of salvation. The teacher asked, “If I sold my house and my car, had a big garage ... Read more

  • Left Mauritius, Now in the Seychelles

    1/7/2018 11:32:39 AM, by PHEBESS

    Back in the Seychelles for less than 48 hours, and we have an early morning flight. Insanely early. But I had to write a wrap up blog about our t... Read more

  • Back in the Saddle

    1/4/2018 11:47:36 PM, by ARIELLEKELLY

    I don't know why my weight loss is so painfully slow, but I have lost, so that's the main thing. In a year I have gone from 111 kilos to 102 Kilo... Read more


    1/4/2018 8:43:54 AM, by ILOVEROSES

    Have you ever told a white lie? You are going to love this, especially those of you who bake for church events: Alice Grayson was to b... Read more

  • Thought for the moment

    1/1/2018 5:06:18 PM, by JOYLARK

    I can't change yesterday but I can work on making better choices for the future !... Read more

  • Day 2

    1/1/2018 4:11:59 PM, by CUTE_AND_NERDY

    Day 1 ended with me severely worn out. I almost went to bed at 7, if that says anything. I did well, for the most part, yesterday, as well as one... Read more

  • New Year's Eve, and Maybe a Cyclone

    1/1/2018 3:03:30 PM, by PHEBESS

    We had a spectacular New Year's Eve, with both professional and amateur fireworks displays for several hours. Macarons delivered by our hotel ow... Read more

  • Happy New Year - short update

    1/1/2018 7:16:10 AM, by JOYLARK

    Happy New Year for 2018! I hope this is a wonderful year for everyone reading I also hope this is a better year for health for me, an... Read more

  • Back for 2018

    1/1/2018 6:21:46 AM, by TOTHEFUTURE1

    Seems a common entry, lets hope I stick this time. ... Read more

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