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  • MY NEW CHALLENGE

    7/20/2017 7:41:42 PM, by JOANN25

    As some of you know, I had a biopsy on the 14th on a place on my scalp. They said it would be 2 to 3 weeks before I heard anything. Unfortunate... Read more

  • Three things I did recently.

    7/20/2017 6:07:11 PM, by GAL2202

    1. Went to church this past Sunday. 2. Went to my Sunday School class. 3. Took a 45 minute hike in park with my husband and 2 sons.... Read more

  • I Was a Bad Boy Last Night...

    7/20/2017 9:59:57 AM, by MATTD63

    ...but that milkshake was soooo good, and the bacon cheeseburger and fries were spot on. I went way over my calories for the day. Why i... Read more

  • Moved a sawmill today!

    7/19/2017 10:51:31 PM, by MNABOY

    A fine gentleman donated a working scale sawmill to the county museum today. It was hand made by his late brother-in-law in 1976. The detail is a... Read more

  • I'm the idiot that didn't read all of the column as typed.

    7/18/2017 12:37:18 PM, by MNABOY

    I am in an eight week challenge and this week we were to focus on eating fruit and vegetables. Saturday my daughter prepared great meals, Sunday ... Read more

  • Competition brings failure

    7/18/2017 12:20:37 AM, by MNABOY

    Eating freggies has been fun eating tomatoes from the garden, peaches from the trees and the Rainier cherries along with various squash. However ... Read more

  • BETTER TODAY

    7/17/2017 6:06:31 PM, by JOANN25

    i am feeling better but still coughing a lot. Did my challenges and did pretty well even though I had to cut the strength training short as the... Read more

  • July 7, 2017 New Start

    7/16/2017 11:09:13 AM, by DEB_NC

    Current weight, 363 New beginning. My eating plan will be Keto low carb. 30 net carbs or less daily. Intermittent Fasting 16/8 or more da... Read more

  • Grammar or Spelling or both

    7/13/2017 11:16:50 PM, by MNABOY

    Willie who is playing for WalMart or who's. Old and tired seldom proof read well! Sorry. Thank goodness my wife the English teacher doesn't follo... Read more

  • EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED

    7/13/2017 10:57:03 PM, by JOANN25

    When I went to bed last night, I was thinking of what I wanted to do today to get more movement into my day. I had been sick the last couple of... Read more

  • On the road again, without Willie whose playing for WalMart

    7/13/2017 12:31:07 AM, by MNABOY

    We plan to hit the road tomorrow and I don't know if I will have a scale. they don't weigh loaded cotton bags everywhere. I will weigh in the mor... Read more

  • SORRY I HAVEN'T BEEN HERE THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS

    7/12/2017 10:51:33 PM, by JOANN25

    I try to blog every day but the last couple of days I wasn't feeling good. I was beginning to get some congestion and went to the doctor (not fo... Read more

  • Maybe this week will be sane

    7/9/2017 9:58:34 PM, by MNABOY

    The week leading up to the Saturday start involved a trip to Chicago with the grand kids and a lot of walking and standing all day so I was takin... Read more

  • SATURDAY BLOG

    7/8/2017 10:11:24 PM, by JOANN25

    This was a very busy day. A funeral at our church found me and others on kitchen duty. There was a lot of movement, stooping, cleaning as well... Read more

  • Spark Team Bonus Points

    7/6/2017 11:37:04 PM, by MNABOY

    I'm off the internet four days and they bring back Spark Team Bonus Points! Love them... Read more

  • MORE STEPS TODAY THAN YESTERDAY

    7/6/2017 1:02:17 AM, by JOANN25

    i am really hurting (knee and hip area) after making my goal of 14,000 plus 2,759 for a total of 15759. This is important to me to keep increa... Read more

  • STEP GOAL IS 14000 ... I DID 15026

    7/5/2017 12:11:29 AM, by JOANN25

    I was amazed that I hit over 15,000 today. This was with a big push at the end of the day. We were out of town for the 4th so did not have ... Read more

  • WATERMELON TODAY FOR MY FRUIT

    7/3/2017 5:24:27 PM, by JOANN25

    Trying to eat fruit every day. I have never really eaten fruit on a regular basis but bought 1/2 a watermelon yesterday. What better fruit to c... Read more

  • A LETTER TO ME FROM ME

    7/2/2017 11:34:24 PM, by JOANN25

    Dear Jo Ann: I know it has been a while since we chatted about things in general. How did your day go today? I had a wonderful morning at c... Read more

  • Look at me Now.

    7/2/2017 6:07:11 PM, by GAL2202

    I feel a lot better since I lost the weight. Your team has really helped me a lot.... Read more

  • I Just Had a Realization

    6/30/2017 1:22:02 PM, by MATTD63

    In most of my years I have lived the way I wanted without regards to my health. I started smoking at 14 or 15. For the next 25 years I stopped ... Read more

  • TWO DAYS IN A ROW

    6/30/2017 2:25:23 AM, by JOANN25

    i HAD A GREAT DAY TODAY! REACHED OVER `12000 STEPS BOTH YESTERDAY AND TODAY. WILL BE MOVING UP TO 13000. IT IS HARD BUT AT THE END OF THE DAY... Read more

  • Best laid plans

    6/29/2017 12:51:35 AM, by MNABOY

    Big week planned with grand kids started with a death on the in-laws side so we had to cut the trip short to go to funeral. Non cancelable rooms ... Read more

  • pan pizza recipe -disregard

    6/28/2017 5:05:41 PM, by DISGUISEDBYPHAT

    NGREDIENTS 153 grams 00 flour (1 cup plus 1 tablespoon) 153 grams all-purpose flour (1 cup plus 1 tablespoon and 2 teaspoons) 8 grams fine ... Read more

  • ON A ROLL

    6/26/2017 1:00:20 AM, by JOANN25

    Started the day off with a wonderful church service. Came home and pulled a couple of my frozen meals out of the freezer and warmed up for... Read more

  • Taking a Time-Out

    6/25/2017 11:39:42 AM, by LSIG14

    I feel so sad that my Sparking has taken a back seat to health issues. I have not been supporting my Teams and have not thanked any of my friend... Read more

  • MORE MOMENTUM TODAY

    6/25/2017 12:18:49 AM, by JOANN25

    Today has been an excellent day as far as exercise and meals. I didn't make my new step goal of 12000 but was still over 10000. The new goal w... Read more

  • VIRTUES

    6/22/2017 8:51:58 PM, by MSROZZIE

    Unless I accept my virtues, I most certainly will be overwhelmed by my faults. - Robert G. Coleman - For many shame-based reasons, it is ... Read more

  • Drained

    6/21/2017 11:32:16 PM, by MNABOY

    Woke up tired and had to do pidling work. Did a local walk because I had the devotional at church tonight and after jobs finished I didn't have t... Read more

  • Week with the grandkids

    6/20/2017 11:59:02 PM, by MNABOY

    We leave Thursday to pick up the 3 grandkids and head to Chicago. We will celebrate my cousins 80th birthday and then go for the Museums, aquariu... Read more

  • Write Yourself A Letter

    6/20/2017 6:22:57 PM, by GAL2202

    I know sometimes people can be cruel. I know several people have told me I am stupid. I know I am not the smartest, but when people call you st... Read more

  • MONDAY ... A SLACK DAY

    6/20/2017 12:00:41 AM, by JOANN25

    I was in so much pain today with my knee and back plus a headache that I didn't do as much as usual. Hope tomorrow will be a better day. Ho... Read more

  • Hi there, friends!

    6/19/2017 2:05:42 PM, by OKAMI_SOUL

    Has it really been three years already? I've been in a constant fight with chronic hypertension and weight creep. On May 10 this year 2017 I... Read more

  • My Own Worst Enemy...

    6/16/2017 10:55:11 PM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Ah, summer! (Well, ALMOST summer!) 100+ degree days are quickly approaching. UGH! Every year I SAY I'm going to get in shape so I can wea... Read more

  • I AM GRATEFUL FOR:

    6/16/2017 1:22:40 AM, by JOANN25

    1. God, family, friends 2. Made 12000 steps today ... this will be my new goal until I meet it several times then will move forward 3. Acc... Read more

  • BEING READY FOR THE DAY

    6/14/2017 4:12:07 PM, by JOANN25

    I am being proactive for the week and planning in advance. I had my noon meal today from the leftovers from another day and had a healthy meal o... Read more

  • PLAN AHEAD

    6/13/2017 5:46:47 PM, by JOANN25

    i HAVE READ SO MUCH ABOUT PLANNING AHEAD. THIS WEEK I AM TRYING IT BY FREEZING LEFT OVERS AND MAKING SINGLES OR A FULL MEAL. WORKS GREAT. Read more

  • KEEPING ON THE MOVE

    6/12/2017 10:04:00 PM, by JOANN25

    THE DAY IS NOT OVER BUT I HAVE ACCOMPLISHED QUITE A BIT SO FAR TODAY ... SOME HERE AT HOME AND SOME AT CHURCH. DID A MAJOR CLEANUP AT THE... Read more

  • Church

    6/11/2017 11:21:06 PM, by MNABOY

    Whatever you call the time and place you gather with like minded believers to practice your beliefs should be a positive experience. My church ha... Read more

  • There are good people around

    6/11/2017 12:13:57 AM, by MNABOY

    Wife and I stopped at a Nike Discount store in Memphis,TN to shop for polo shirts that fit now that I lost a size. Frustrated with the choices th... Read more

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