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  • Hit a Wall in Weightloss

    3/3/2015 11:28:07 AM, by WVU9494

    Hello, On Jan 1st I started working out and eating right. I went from 232 to 214 by Feb 21. Since I have been stuck back at 217 for the last 2 weeks. I have been in a calorie deficit each day and have done some sort of cardio each of those days. Is this normal to hit a wall like this?... Read more

  • What if....

    3/3/2015 10:42:53 AM, by MRSPOTTER-TRU

    I could sit here and ask myself, where would I be right now if I hadn't given up, if I had been consistent, if I had stuck with it. If I had just followed through on just one thing in my life. One thing that would improve my health. I re-joined SparkPeople in 2010 (after a brief stint in 20... Read more

  • Five Things I Love About Myself

    3/2/2015 12:38:11 PM, by HANNAH_CALM

    I've been seeing this title around SparkPeople, on people's blogs. It's an assignment for SparkLive, and I'm going to do it too! 195 Well, it's hard for me to choose five things I love about myself, because usually I'm just thinking of the big picture. I just love me. But you don't know me, ... Read more

  • Karrie's 2015's Day 1

    3/1/2015 10:18:05 PM, by HERE2BTHIN

    Well, it's been a LONG time since I've Blogged or done anything on this Website. My last Journal says August 8, 2012. OPS!!!!!!!!! 24 Well, Not much has happened since then. YEA, sure I'm still at 21 Something-ish. 20 Chris & I are still in Business, Cleaning & De Cluttering our Community. I... Read more

  • Two Mounth Till May day

    3/1/2015 8:11:59 PM, by LINDAM.1

    We have already forgot why flowers on May Day. War. May poles. Joyous Sunday two mounts till May day Happy, Healthy, Wealthy March! ... Read more

  • Celebration!

    2/27/2015 12:50:08 AM, by HANNAH_CALM

    In Gretchen Rubin's video The Years Are Short, she writes about her bus ride with her daughter on school days. How it annoyed her, and then she realized that for her daughter it was a big part of her life. So then she was thankful for it. Please watch the video, because it's so beautiful! Ordinary t... Read more

  • Keeping in touch

    2/26/2015 6:18:29 PM, by LINDAM.1

    the Oregon flag is the only one with two sides so to get a true flag is not the hand held. LINDAM.1 Friend gave me apricots for my oatmeal and spinach. Free is always a good price 247 213... Read more

  • TOPS recorded renewal

    2/24/2015 11:16:19 PM, by DISGUISEDBYPHAT

    2/24/2015 19.1 121.3... Read more

  • Ramblings

    2/23/2015 10:20:13 PM, by MCEARA-CO

    Once upon a time, I would have given up already. The feeling that life was not going according to "plan" (insert here: diet, exercise routine, budget, career path, desired family life, etc) even though I had planned it soo carefully and invested millions of brain cells focusing on how it would all w... Read more

  • Verry Oregonion

    2/19/2015 10:36:18 PM, by LINDAM.1

    One Grandmother spent Time in Vancouver and parts of Oregon. One Grandmother whited un till she completed secretary school, before coming wither family to Oregon. Mothers dad has Liang before him in Oreegon... Read more

  • Slogans

    2/19/2015 11:49:14 AM, by HANNAH_CALM

    Last week, I was downtown with my mom to listen to a free noon concert. While we were walking around I noticed that there are a lot of slogans written everywhere. It seems nearly every company or organization has one. Either they always use it, or it's their current theme. Nonprofits have themes, co... Read more

  • Loving Myself Challenge

    2/18/2015 11:27:33 AM, by ZORAHGAIL

    Starting on 2/23, I'll be participating in the Water Challenge put on by Christina at This is perfectly aligned with my desire to get back to basics here on SP. There will be daily prizes and giveaways, so I invite you to join in!... Read more

  • Have a laugh...

    2/18/2015 9:27:02 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    One-liners The plumber can't put in the bathroom fixtures until next month. That's a shower stall if I've ever heard one. When a clock is hungry it goes back four seconds. When it comes to telling her age, she's shy.....about ten years shy. I didn't believe my wife when she sa... Read more

  • It looks like Spring

    2/17/2015 6:00:57 PM, by LINDAM.1

    Selling rental property that was supposed to be my income. Now just getting $300 something, Air national Guard income(20years). HORAY for service no medical. Eating well has been hard, Money tight.... Read more

  • Spark Restart :)

    2/16/2015 12:38:12 PM, by ZORAHGAIL

    It's been almost a year since I've been active here. I did some amazing things in that time (ninja warrior! powerlifting!) but I'm ready to get back to basics (again hehe). One of my 2015 goals is to do a powerlifting competition without having to do a water/carb manipulation cut the week of. ... Read more

  • Over A Century Ago...

    2/16/2015 12:50:09 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    Maybe this will boggle your mind, I know it did mine! The year is 1905, just over one hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some of the U.S. statistics for 1905: - The average life expectancy in the U.S. was 47 years. - Only 14 percent of the homes in the U... Read more

  • Finally....100 POUNDS LOST!!! (And not looking for!)

    2/15/2015 10:39:37 AM, by RENZRYD

    Sorry this blog will not have any photos...I was not prepared and I am in an utter worldwind to get out the door this morning, and maybe go to the gym before church. I seriously have taken the last 2 weeks off, no gym, no calorie counting, no limitation on candy or snacks....and SOMEHOW, when I... Read more

  • Another dose of reality

    2/14/2015 11:10:57 AM, by CATHYHASSPARK

    Well when I said I needed to change up my lifestyle , this week certainly proved that. This week I was diagnosed with diabetes 2. I felt very emotional and overwhelmed, in fact it was my worst fear come true when it came to my health. I started changing that day, I am following a low carb d... Read more

  • Here're some sayings you can get on T shirts!

    2/13/2015 1:57:06 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    Karma takes way too long, I'd rather just smack you right now. I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you. Jesus loves you but I'm his favorite. Askhole a person who constantly asks for your advice, yet always does the exact opposite. I will see your sarcasm an... Read more

  • Some Late Nite Funnees...

    2/12/2015 3:11:10 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    According to a recent survey, 12 percent of Americans say that it's fine to cheat a little on your taxes. While the other 88 percent know not to talk to a guy with a clipboard asking them if they cheat on their taxes. -Jimmy Fallon The inventor of the soy sauce dispenser bottle has passed away... Read more

  • The Basics

    2/10/2015 7:39:34 PM, by JULIEJULIE3

    I'm happy to report that I am doing better. I decided to make a concerted effort to do the Basics that I learned when I had my partial hospitalization. Essentially, the Basics is a list of helpful activities/tasks designed to help keep a person on track and grounded. If nothing else, it's a good dis... Read more

  • Let he who is without sin cast...

    2/9/2015 9:35:43 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    I'm reminded of the old joke about Jesus telling the crowd who is stoning the adulteress, "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone." Suddenly a woman throws a rock at the adulturess. Jesus looks up, and says, "Oh for Pete's sake, Mother."... Read more

  • Portland History

    2/8/2015 7:03:57 PM, by LINDAM.1

    Most of Portland's over 50 were born in N.W. Portland Hospital That is no longer there.... Read more

  • Planting

    2/8/2015 7:01:46 PM, by LINDAM.1

    Planning my garden not much sun. Too many trees.... Read more

  • Diet Fads Article

    2/7/2015 9:17:33 PM, by HANNAH_CALM

    This article on diet fads was from a couple of years ago, but is still very relevant, and always will be! Most shocking diet? Just breathing! No, you've got to eat.
    5-fad-diet-red-flags/ Have I ever tried any strange diet? Not ... Read more

  • Time and Enviroment

    2/3/2015 5:28:04 PM, by LINDAM.1

    I receded a paper on air pollution in 1962. My teacher wanted to send it nationally. Not many 5 th graders have that foresight for air to grow old in.... Read more