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  • Made a boring day feel full

    9/19/2014 9:40:12 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I did a workout DVD this morning. The Walk Away The Pounds 5 miles for 68 minutes. Then this afternoon I mowed the yard for 70 minutes. I wasn't going to do anything this morning before the workout DVD but I decided to exercise. Boy did it boost my mood up full blast. I was kind of depressed. I'm g... Read more

  • Happy Friday....

    9/19/2014 9:21:06 PM, by BABY_GIRL69

    Got a good workout in yesterday. Hoping to get one in tomorrow. Dance dance dance....... Have a wonderful Friday! God bless, Dee ... Read more

  • Day 9

    9/19/2014 3:06:10 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I wrote a blog and managed to delete instead of post. Basically, thanks friends for encouraging me along the way. I decided to challenge myself to at least 20 minutes of activity each day. So far it has included a lot of walking including a 4.5 mile charity walk. two trips to the gym, and a swim.... Read more

  • TGIF

    9/19/2014 1:16:19 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day very painful day for mee sending prayers and blessings... Read more

  • Stupid internet

    9/18/2014 10:11:27 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Sorry that I didn't post anything yesterday but our internet was down. I called the phone company but somehow after supper I got it fixed. I pushed the power button on the WiFi and somehow I got it to work. If the phone company calls tomorrow I will tell them that I figured it out. Never thought of ... Read more

  • hump Day

    9/18/2014 12:11:14 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I made it thru surgery sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • hump Day

    9/18/2014 12:11:12 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I made it thru surgery sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • Hump Day

    9/17/2014 12:34:40 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I have surgery in the morning surrounding myself by my guarian angels God and Jesus sending prayers nad blessings hugx... Read more

  • A boring day

    9/16/2014 9:47:21 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today was a boring day. We didn't even leave town. Not even for supper. I know that we will be leaving town tomorrow because dad has a chiropractor appointment in the morning. ... Read more

  • New Gyms!

    9/16/2014 3:18:43 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I get a bit claustrophobic and lonely in our little condo gym so we finally joined one that includes all the county facilities. The one closest to us is only four years old and pretty spectacular. The equipment is great, the pools - spectacular. And there are personal trainers if we want to ever ... Read more

  • I will try my best

    9/16/2014 9:48:36 AM, by BECKY1960

    I will try my best, I mess up a lot BUT I will stay here. I need SP and ALL MY FRIENDS I want to be healthy and feel good about myself again. I know I can and I WILL. I want to be here for my grand children I have three and one on the way in December, we are going to have a wonderful Christmas. W... Read more

  • Tues

    9/16/2014 12:58:11 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Tomorrow I get blood typed WEDNESDAY IS MY SURGERY SENDING LOVE LIGHT JOY LAUGHTER SENDING PRAYERS AND BLESSING TO ALL HUGZ... Read more

  • Fresh Fall Schedule

    9/16/2014 12:47:52 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    I began my nutrition studies at Integrative Nutrition Institute today. This is my first approach at online/web based learning and I am excited to get these brain cells moving. I am going to use my course of study to better my own health and be the example for my family and friends. I like the goo... Read more

  • Slept well last night but sore this morning

    9/15/2014 10:07:27 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Boy was I ever sore. Took something for pain this morning and then I drank a cup of hot tea. I haven't had to take anything for pain for the rest of the day for pain. Not even for a headache. I had a headache but the headache went away before I could take anything for it. I was in so much pain that ... Read more

  • Going to be sleeping great tonight

    9/14/2014 9:52:18 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I walked to and from church today. Each way was 18 minutes each. Mowed the yard today with the push mower for 67 minutes. Its a good thing that I got it done when I did. It was getting dark and getting hard to see. So you can imagine I'm going to be tired tonight and sore. I better take something fo... Read more

  • Was planning on mowing yard today but didn't

    9/13/2014 10:26:28 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I was going to mow the yard today but didn't. Got a late start on things like leaving the house and all that. I was going to mow it when we got home from supper but it was after 7pm and it was starting to get dark. Might do it tomorrow afternoon after I change clothes. Go from my dress that I'm goin... Read more

  • The rain came back

    9/12/2014 9:35:54 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    But it didn't come down as bad as it did earlier in the week when we had standing water in the back yard. If I get lucky and it is nice and sunny I may mow the yard then. I haven't mowed the yard in a week. It looks a like I haven't mowed it longer than that. Our neighbor across the street got his m... Read more

  • Travel funny!

    9/12/2014 2:34:01 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    As I was heading to my gate I needed to take the elevator down a flight as i was not comfortable enough in my ortho boot to use the stairs or escalator. A woman just in front of me got on and the door closed. I pressed the button after she left and surprisingly it opened right up with the woman, l... Read more

  • Moving right along September

    9/12/2014 12:40:24 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    Remembering this day thirteen years ago...praying for healing of the lost ones and those of us who have to carry on in their good memories. Getting my Fall schedule into full motion, beginning Health Coach class this coming Monday and beginning a morning bible study ... Read more

  • Dad's bone scan results

    9/11/2014 9:57:00 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, there isn't anything wrong with his knee. Just inflammation from the scar tissue from the surgery that he had 4 years ago next month. They gave him a cortisone shot to the knee. And they did take xrays of his right hip because the chiropractor was working on that when dad saw the chiropractor ... Read more

  • THursdary

    9/11/2014 12:50:07 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Thanks for yourprayers and guidence sending prayers blessings and love to all hugz enjoy your day remember it is the small things that count... Read more

  • Too much rain

    9/10/2014 10:02:02 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Looks like it might be next week before I can even mow the yard. Part of the back yard has standing water in it. We're suppose to get more tonight and then more on Friday. The yard looks like I hadn't mowed it over a week. Let's hope that next week it doesn't rain and I can mow it so it looks nice. ... Read more

  • Home and Discouraged

    9/10/2014 9:09:06 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    After caring for 100 year old mom for three weeks I was so pleased to leave her in much better shape than I found her. I was also pleased to have pruned and weeded her 1/3 acre of trees, shrubs, Japanese gardens, roses, etc., etc. I worked on that part 2-4 hours each day so a pretty good workout i... Read more

  • I walked yesterday, now that is after 12, 9/9/14

    9/10/2014 12:40:07 AM, by BECKY1960

    I walked 21/2 miles by myself today, it was 83% I felt so good after walking. then my son brought snack food in I ate some it was not that much I didn't think until I started adding it all up on here WOW it adds up FAST. It is hard to lose weight BUT SO EACH AND FUN TO GAIN IT. I DON'T MEAN FUN REAL... Read more

  • A rainy day

    9/9/2014 10:01:45 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today was a really rainy day. It rained off and on all day at least 4 or 5 times today. And they weren't light either. They were downpours. It started about the time I got up this morning around 5am. We're suppose to get more tomorrow. So that means the grass is REALLY going to grow and I'm going to... Read more

  • Tues

    9/9/2014 12:25:42 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be bolesssed sending prayers and blessings... Read more

  • A somewhat slow day

    9/8/2014 9:36:56 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, today was a somewhat slow day but it was a busy. Dad had to get his monthly blood test and we got a couple of things at Target that was needed. Plus we got a few parts for the garage. I'm not sure what we're doing tomorrow or Wednesday. Just Thursday with the day that dad gets the results of h... Read more

  • Happy Monday

    9/8/2014 12:49:01 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed sending prayers ;ove light and joy hugz Be blessed pa ray often... Read more

  • I'm looking forward to a new week

    9/7/2014 9:59:54 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm so looking forward in a new week. Last week went by so slow leading up to dad's bone scan. This week might do the same with the results Thursday being the day that dad gets the results of his bone scan. Might go in just to see what the results are. Hate waiting in the waiting room. So slow. Bet... Read more

  • Took a lot of naps today

    9/6/2014 9:51:40 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Took a lot of small naps today from the time I got up until this afternoon. I was that tired. I deserved those naps. I was going to mow the neighbor's yard across the street but decided not to today. If I'm not too tired tomorrow I might do it then. I got a brace for my left wrist today at Targ... Read more

  • Yoga/Pilates

    9/6/2014 8:58:19 PM, by THEENFP

    I tried doing a class at the gym today called ''Centergy''. My trainer said I would love it. It is supposed to be a mix between yoga and pilates. I joined in for the first 10-15 minutes, then watched for about 20 minutes, then left. I couldn't even do the basic poses, it sure is tough! I feel l... Read more

  • Going to sleep good tonight

    9/5/2014 9:52:53 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Mowed the yard (push mowed) this afternoon and it took 70 minutes to do the entire yard. I was starting to feel tired by the time dad and I went to get some supper. Its the good kind of tired. Got the fresh fruit plate tonight where we usually get it. I had it with cottage cheese and not raisin toas... Read more

  • Barrier to Any Future Fast Food

    9/5/2014 1:14:26 PM, by THEENFP

    Yesterday was an emotional day for me. I posted on here, but ended up deleting the blog because I felt like I wasn't being fair. I have been having friendship troubles, with one of my friends taking advantage of me. I got upset because it seemed like she was using me again, so I nearly turned t... Read more

  • September to remember...

    9/5/2014 12:49:29 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    Started this month off very busy going to the KC Renaissance Festival and enjoying a delicious home cooked meal by my hubby. It was interesting to say the least. I had a chance to look backwards in time with a Shakespearean theme. As I get my fall schedule in order, I am going to... Read more

  • Not as slow as I thought

    9/4/2014 9:59:46 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I though that it was going to be a really slow day but it was the waiting from the time that he got the shot to when he had the scan. When we got back to the hospital they did an xray of his right knee and then did the scan. Those didn't take long. I had a hard time getting onto the WiFi when we got... Read more

  • THursdary

    9/4/2014 12:35:32 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    week has flown by be blessed sending prayers and blessings... Read more

  • It's going to be a long day tomorrow

    9/3/2014 9:42:57 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Dad's bone scan is tomorrow and its at the hospital we always go to. There is a 3 hour wait after he gets the shot before he has the scan. I'm not sure what I'm going to do tomorrow. I'm hoping to figure that out soon. If it cools down and doesn't rain tomorrow after we get home from the scan, ... Read more

  • Fruit and Vege Boxes

    9/3/2014 8:48:14 PM, by THEENFP

    I wanted to get a Fruit and Vege box from the Crazy Pumpkin, but it was $20. Luckily I found someone to split one with, so I brought one today. I was mistaken though, a Fruit box is $20 and a Vege box is $20. Last time I went there, they made it sound like a fruit box was $10 and a mixed box was $20... Read more

  • went on a walk

    9/3/2014 6:41:49 PM, by BECKY1960

    I went on a walk before my husband came home, I got in 2 miles, now we are going to walk in a few. I'm probably will not walk as fast as I did earlier but glad we are going now for a walk... Read more

  • I didn't want to get on the scale this morning BUT I am glad I did

    9/3/2014 12:50:50 PM, by BECKY1960

    I didn't want to get on the scale today, I had to many carbs last night eating Kroger version of cheerios and I didn't measure it out I just kept eating and eating. I was so ashamed of myself. Losing weight is hard because I am going thru menopause and I don't lose fast at all. I didn't want to het ... Read more

  • Wanting a slow but didn't get it

    9/2/2014 9:52:10 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I was hoping for a slow day but didn't get one. Dad had some bills to pay in one town. When we got done with the last one, went to Menards for the guy who owns the garage here in town to get a quart of paint thinner (he said that he didn't care where it came from as long as he got some), got a few t... Read more

  • I'm Hungry....

    9/2/2014 5:35:33 PM, by BABY_GIRL69

    For Sparkpoints that is..lol Actually trying to reel myself in from weekend eating, I did alright on Saturday & Sunday but yesterday I ate quite a few rib tips....so here goes... breakfast: bowl of cereal Lunch: vanilla oreo cookies with milk, spaghetti & slice of bread & salad Snack: ... Read more

  • Let's go for a walk

    9/1/2014 11:40:47 PM, by 1JACKIE542

    A walk I too a while ago, really needed to post now as Fall is coming and I plan to be out there!! Sunflower lane ... Read more

  • What a boring day

    9/1/2014 10:09:55 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Didn't get the chance to do what I wanted to do today. Too lazy to do it. Especially outside because we were suppose to get rain today. We didn't. According to the weather report it might be tonight. Looks like Wednesday and Friday we're suppose to get some. Either Thursday or the weekend I might be... Read more

  • What do we want?

    9/1/2014 12:22:17 PM, by IRISHEI

    "We get what we ask for in life, and most of us ask for too little." A friend of mine sent me this quote. It really hit home. Most of the time, I am thinking I need to do better in so many ways in my life. Then things happen and I am helping someone else with all there situations... Read more

  • Hello September!

    9/1/2014 12:23:25 AM, by BABY_GIRL69

    Good Day Sparkfam! As summer rounds out and the fall vastly approaching time to take some challenges to keep being healthy a focus. What's your plan?! God bless, Dee... Read more

  • New week

    9/1/2014 12:21:13 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Well this is going to be a good week there was a reason I did not get the surgery and I should know by tghe end of the week sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • 6th Sparkversary for me

    8/31/2014 9:45:23 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I've been with SparkPeople for 6 years now. I started on August 31, 2008. I'm not regretting it one bit. I'm glad that I've started. I have so much support. And it helps me keep in mind that I'm not alone in this life. I mowed the yard today. Took me less time to do it. 6 minutes less. Friday i... Read more

  • Binge with my sister

    8/31/2014 12:05:57 AM, by THEENFP

    I've been staying in Hamilton, NZ for about ten days because my sister invited me, after getting hammered down with a pretty serious cold. I only just made it home. I wasn't supposed to be here until tomorrow. I decided to contribute to groceries for staying there by taking their list, and... Read more

  • I think that I will be mowing sooner than thought

    8/30/2014 10:17:57 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    When I took the dog out this morning after giving her her breakfast, I looked at the grass. Just great. It looks like it needs to be mowed again. It shot up that much overnight since we got all that rain last night. Either tomorrow or Wednesday I will be mowing it again. If dad complains that I shou... Read more

  • I am not feeling well

    8/30/2014 4:33:41 PM, by BECKY1960

    I am not feeling well, started yesterday morning I woke up around 7 am felt achy all over. took 3 aspirins went back to bed, could not sleep. as the day went on I felt worse. started getting sick at my stomach. This morning got up at 8:45 feeling worse. I went shopping for my mom. my body was aching... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/30/2014 12:51:10 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    fun day going to start working out hard enjoy your day be blessed sending prayers hugz... Read more

  • Got the yard mowed and trimmed before the storm

    8/29/2014 9:51:55 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Finally got to mow the yard with the new mower. An hour and 15 minutes it took me to do the entire yard and with 1 tank of gas. Usually takes me more than 2 fills of the tank before I can do the entire yard. And then we went to get supper where I had a fresh fruit plate. Then we came home and trimme... Read more

  • TGIF

    8/29/2014 12:53:43 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    insurance refused to paay for surgery so who knowa when it will happen enjoy your day sending peayers light love joy and happinesss hugs... Read more

  • MY BODY DIDN'T WANT TO EXERCISE BUT MY MIND WON

    8/28/2014 10:31:52 PM, by BECKY1960

    My body was tired, my body wanted to lay around after my grand children went home. BUT my mind knew I needed to pray for HELP. GOD gave me the energy and the desire to take the walk, I prayed a lot on my walk. I wanted to get in 2 miles and I did, THANK YOU JESUS. MY LORD AND SAVIER. 2 MILES IN 39 M... Read more

  • Guess the yard will have to wait

    8/28/2014 10:02:18 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Was going to test the new push mower today, stupid thing wouldn't start. Got a way to fix that whenever I get to mow. Was going to do it when we got back to town this afternoon. No luck because it rained. It is suppose to rain tomorrow and this weekend. If it isn't raining and its dry, I might do th... Read more

  • Hump Day

    8/28/2014 12:36:15 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad it is over be blessed sending blessing light joy love and happiness sending prayers and blessings... Read more

  • Got a new push mower today

    8/27/2014 10:02:41 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Finally, a new mower. I don't me a used one. I mean a brand spanking new one. But can't use it right now. The guy at the garage here in town is going to put it together for us. It's about 2" smaller on the cut than the other one but at least I can cut the grass. It was on sale for about $10.00 less ... Read more

  • another great walk

    8/27/2014 9:38:47 PM, by BECKY1960

    I was tired and I didn't want to walk because we got home a little later then I was hoping. My husband and I walked 1.81 in 33.21 minutes. I feel better now that I did it. went to the doctor today, I have something wrong with my thumb, my doctor told me it was a trigger finger. he gave me a sho... Read more

  • So day crazy

    8/27/2014 12:11:49 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    So sad I was supposed to have surgery for tomorroe norning but It wasd cancelled cos my ins saud i am not dying or in a deathey energency it took a year to get an appointment and the ins blerw me off the day before how re\ude I will fight this but all the brain trauma in eatong me up but then on the... Read more

  • Sharing a great sunset!!

    8/26/2014 10:54:27 PM, by 1JACKIE542

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  • Down another pound

    8/26/2014 9:58:49 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well yesterday I was at 209 pounds. Today I'm at 208 pounds. It feels good. I might be down another pound tomorrow with the way my system was tonight. I was a little loose and sometimes I lose a pound when that happens. We'll see. I ate pretty light today so I may or may not of lost more weight but ... Read more

  • Another day to get it right

    8/26/2014 12:50:42 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    I thank God for another day to get it right. I had a great training weekend, honing my craft and learning about skin care and facial contouring. I am grateful for the opportunity to learn and develop my skills and become "boss" at marketing my Mary Kay product. I have a lot to learn and ways to g... Read more

  • Some tips that might help you

    8/25/2014 10:23:00 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I learned some tips that you can't find online. Some of them I learned by accident or learned from other people. 1. When on your period, drink cranberry juice. Treat your period like a bladder infection. It helps shorten your period. Mine lasts about 3 or 4 days when I drink cranberry juice. So... Read more

  • a mini walk

    8/25/2014 3:31:27 PM, by BECKY1960

    I put my grand daughter in her stroller and we walked around the neighborhood for 8 minutes. every little step counts. I am hoping I get to walk 1 mile when my husband gets home.... Read more

  • I finally lost another pound

    8/25/2014 11:21:45 AM, by BECKY1960

    This morning I weighed myself and I was down 1 pound, FINALLY. It took me like 8 days. I am hoping because I have been walking I gained muscle and that's why it had not shown as a weight loss. I weigh 171 and I will be so HAPPY WHEN I GET TO 169 NEW NUMBERS. I will do it, I know I can and I am worth... Read more

  • 2 pounds in a day and 5 pounds since last week

    8/24/2014 10:13:08 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well in the pounds that I gained is coming down better than I thought. Out of the 7 pounds that I gained since coming back from Minnesota last month, I lost 5 pounds of it. 2 of those pounds in the last 24 hours. I have another 2 pounds to go until I get back to where I was before the 7 pounds came ... Read more

  • Excuses

    8/24/2014 11:16:56 AM, by LOSETOGAIN2014

    Excuses meaning: attempt to lessen the blame attaching to (a fault or offense); seek to defend or justify. As I was sitting here thinking about things, weight loss In particular a few things went through my mind. I have been going through life struggling with my weight, I know what to do and how t... Read more

  • Gods day

    8/24/2014 12:39:34 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be very blessed and sending many prayers to all enjoy life hugz... Read more

  • Sick and tired of the rain

    8/23/2014 9:58:06 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    It seems like every day or every other day we have had rain this week. I'm so sick of it. After we left to go uptown to get the mail, go to the bank, and get breakfast, it cut loose. I was going to go over to the bank when I put in my breakfast order but that's when it cut loose. I didn't feel like ... Read more

  • I feel so good after my walk

    8/23/2014 8:44:19 PM, by BECKY1960

    I feel so good after my 2 .8 mile walk, did it in 38.11 minutes. my husband walked with me. I have ate a lot better today stayed in my calorie, fat , carbs and protein ranges ... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/23/2014 12:34:18 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    going to the salon to do my hair enjoy your day be blessed sending prayers light love joy and happiness hugz... Read more

  • And they say dogs are dumb

    8/22/2014 10:28:32 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My dog proves that they aren't dumb. I sell makeup and she always knows when they come in at least 30 minutes or more before they get here. She knows the voice of one of my customers if that customer comes over with the check for her order (like she did today). My uncle who lives 30 minutes north of... Read more

  • Its' Friday!!

    8/22/2014 9:12:43 AM, by 1JACKIE542

    Have a great week end everyone ... Read more

  • A hot and steamy day

    8/21/2014 10:09:31 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Just wish that it was cooler but it won't be for a while. It almost got to 90 degrees today. It was so humid out that it was hard to breath. I was working on a crocheted leftover yarn afghan I didn't get as far as I wanted to on it because it was so warm even with the air conditioner running. Looks... Read more

  • A Day at the Beach...

    8/21/2014 8:47:39 AM, by BABY_GIRL69

    Good Thursday Sparkfam! Waking up early since my grand babies spent the night over. We are having a ball just spending time together. We went to the beach yesterday & I am not one who takes the bus with 2 little ones. My oldest grandson found a friend as he always does to play tag & splash with. My ... Read more