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  • 7/30/15 - Bedtime

    7/30/2015 11:29:09 PM, by GORDON66

    The temperature has fallen enough for me to turn off the A/C. Yippee!!! I worked hard at the gym, and my hamstrings are sore. Yippee - I t... Read more

  • 7/29/15 - Bedtime

    7/29/2015 10:39:09 PM, by GORDON66

    A fly got into the house, and one of the cats caught it before I could get out a swatter. Fly catching kitties are the best! My brother sto... Read more

  • From Engaged to Engaging

    7/29/2015 4:40:03 PM, by DISNEYDAMSEL1

    So I turned 33 on July 22nd and my fabulous boyfriend proposed and put a lovely ring on my finger and I couldn't be happier. This past weekend we... Read more

  • Wednesday is a good day

    7/29/2015 10:42:14 AM, by SAMIAM824

    I am currently 17 days into refocusing my life and priorities. I first found spark people in 2006. I really used the tools, community, and motiva... Read more

  • 7/28/15 - Bedtime

    7/28/2015 11:41:47 PM, by GORDON66

    Due to staff vacations, it was one of those days at work. Although I got a lot done, it wasn't what I had planned. I'm pleased I didn't have a ... Read more

  • White Bean, Tomato, and Green Bean Salad

    7/28/2015 3:11:13 PM, by GORDON66

    If you have a lot of green beans in your garden, this is the perfect recipe. Enjoy! Ingredients Dressing: 1 tablespoon fresh ... Read more

  • I'm not new here.

    7/28/2015 12:59:34 PM, by ILUVCOWS2

    I've been a member since 2007, I have never posted a blog, although I do enjoy reading them. I have been in a terrible rut lately, can't seem to ... Read more

  • 7/27/15 - Bedtime

    7/27/2015 10:44:48 PM, by GORDON66

    Although it's a tad bit long, I had a great hair day. Humidity does have its advantages. I made White Bean, Tomato, Green Bean ... Read more

  • 7/26/15 - Bedtime

    7/26/2015 10:25:22 PM, by GORDON66

    Picked more beans and gave some to one of my neighbors. She's having them for dinner. It was less humid today, so I really enjoyed being ou... Read more

  • 7/25/15 - Bedtime

    7/25/2015 10:15:39 PM, by GORDON66

    I probably picked two pounds of green and wax beans, and there are more. I had to stop, because the colander was full. I also found two ripe to... Read more

  • 7/24/15 - Bedtime

    7/24/2015 10:53:49 PM, by GORDON66

    I have to laugh. I put sand between the bricks on my patio, and the sparrows are taking a bath in it. There's sand all over the place. Oh well... Read more

  • 7/23/15 - Bedtime

    7/23/2015 11:36:57 PM, by GORDON66

    I'm excited about joining a chat room, because I get to "talk" with a group of wonderful ladies. Both my morning and afternoon commutes to w... Read more

  • Another Non-Scale Victory!

    7/22/2015 11:35:22 PM, by DEBZAB

    It's tough some days to stick with my exercise of plan. I don't lose weight and yo-yo back and forth by 2-3 ponds sometimes more.  Last week it ... Read more

  • 7/22/15 - Bedtime

    7/22/2015 10:12:04 PM, by GORDON66

    As the result of the Starz series, the Outlander novels are all the rage now. Almost 20 years ago, I read the first four novels. I enjoyed them... Read more

  • 7/21/15 - Bedtime

    7/21/2015 11:44:33 PM, by GORDON66

    Letting go of the small stuff makes life so much easier. What's even better is that my definition of "small stuff" keeps getting broader. Aggra... Read more


    7/21/2015 7:49:42 PM, by ICECUB

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  • life changes

    7/21/2015 9:50:45 AM, by PSEYMOUR1970

    Well...lots of changes happening since my July 7th post. My daughter (21 year old) and I have decided to buy a house together. We close on it tod... Read more

  • 7/20/15 - Bedtime

    7/20/2015 10:48:24 PM, by GORDON66

    I've always been pretty short on self-esteem so finding the good stuff can often be a struggle. Today in the push up position, I did a set of TR... Read more

  • 7/19/15 - Bedtime

    7/20/2015 12:02:46 AM, by GORDON66

    I am grateful for the tomatoes that are ripening in the garden. I picked one yesterday. I am thankful for the car I drive. It gets me wher... Read more

  • 7/18/15 - Bedtime

    7/18/2015 11:52:12 PM, by GORDON66

    Turned on the A/C for the first time this year. Yes, it was that muggy, so I was glad to have it. It was actually rather pleasant in the mo... Read more

  • Time to get strong

    7/18/2015 11:19:44 PM, by DEBZAB

    When it comes to exercise, I am really good at making sure I do aerobics/cardio workouts. I really need to improve my commitment to weight traini... Read more

  • 7/17/15 - Bedtime

    7/17/2015 11:03:25 PM, by GORDON66

    I went to a really, really, really large garden center in our area and bought some perennials - Shasta daisies, coneflowers, and balloon plants. ... Read more

  • 7/16/15 - Bedtime

    7/16/2015 11:09:34 PM, by GORDON66

    I finished reading my very first Nicholas Sparks novel. Chick lit written by a guy; I must say it's a pretty weird concept. The book is very cl... Read more

  • 7/15/15 - Bedtime

    7/15/2015 10:51:11 PM, by GORDON66

    This afternoon I sat through the last of a series of webinars. Yippee!!!! I'm so glad I'm done. My poor little banged up toe is feeling mu... Read more

  • Summer Black Bean and Pasta Salad

    7/15/2015 2:48:14 PM, by GORDON66

    On warm days, this salad is great. 3/4 cup uncooked ditalini (very short tube-shaped macaroni, 3 ounces) 1 1/2 cups halved grape tom... Read more

  • 7/14/15 - Bedtime

    7/14/2015 10:53:43 PM, by GORDON66

    I got a vote of confidence at work today. I appreciate it. I did three sets of TRX crunches. While driving to and from the... Read more

  • Growing Older

    7/14/2015 9:42:54 AM, by FRANNIEDID

    I turned 60 yesterday, and today when cleaning out my Dropbox folder I found this. It seemed appropriate! As I've aged, I've become kind... Read more

  • 7/13/15 - Bedtime

    7/13/2015 10:54:52 PM, by GORDON66

    Gosh darn!!! It is very humid!!! My shower felt terrific. The wind is picking up, so I'm hoping we don't have any damaging storms. I made... Read more

  • 7/12/15 - Bedtime

    7/12/2015 11:46:50 PM, by GORDON66

    I'm glad I checked my work email. There was a "yikes" transmission that needed my immediate attention. My boss likes to tell people what they w... Read more

  • 7/11/15 - Bedtime

    7/11/2015 11:48:01 PM, by GORDON66

    Although I had to swat away pesky bugs, I managed to get the grass cut. My favorite instructor led the strength class today. Kristin is jus... Read more

  • 7/10/15 - Bedtime

    7/10/2015 11:53:52 PM, by GORDON66

    One of life's greatest and most simple of pleasures is reading a book. I grabbed a lawn chair, set it up on the patio in the shadow of the garag... Read more

  • New medicine is helping

    7/10/2015 10:34:34 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, the new medicines are helping. Since Monday, I've lost 4 pounds. It has helped my legs a lot but not much. At least they're not as bloated ... Read more

  • 7/9/15 - Bedtime

    7/9/2015 11:49:03 PM, by GORDON66

    I tried to use my fare card to get on the "L" this morning, but it didn't have enough money on it. All I had to do was walk about 20 feet to add... Read more

  • I Did It!

    7/9/2015 11:20:05 AM, by FRANNIEDID

    I did all 10 days without added sugar or sweeteners! I was not sure I would be able to make it all 10 days but I did. I really feel a great sen... Read more

  • 7/8/15 - Bedtime

    7/8/2015 10:49:51 PM, by GORDON66

    Although it was overcast for most of the day, the rain held off until late this evening. I got in almost four hours of yard work. Being out... Read more

  • Taking some new medicines

    7/8/2015 3:28:40 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm taking some new medicines but not for the headaches or shortness of breath. My legs have been bloated since my dad took me to the emergency r... Read more

  • 7/7/15 - Bedtime

    7/7/2015 11:53:58 PM, by GORDON66

    Yesterday evening I banged my baby toe on my exercycle - again - and worried that I had broken it - again. Although it hurt to wear my sandals, ... Read more

  • Ended relationship

    7/7/2015 11:41:43 AM, by PSEYMOUR1970

    Well, I found out that the man I had been in a ltr with (fiance) for over 2 years has been lying to me about everything. I caught him cheating on... Read more

  • 7/6/15 - Bedtime

    7/6/2015 10:40:07 PM, by GORDON66

    Goodness! It was humid today. By the time I had walked to the gym, my hair was dripping. I had a chat with one of my neighbors. She's in ... Read more


    7/6/2015 9:56:03 PM, by ICECUB

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