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  • Relentless day 117, Recovery, Walk

    4/27/2015 6:31:59 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Recovery days are nice. All I did today was a 60-min walk; no isometrics & no accessory exercises. 224 . But I just could not get away from the "Honey Do" list. 198 211 It was a nice sunny day to get those chores out of the way. Spark on Sparkers... Read more

  • Busy Doc appointment!

    4/27/2015 6:20:12 PM, by PICKIE98

    I had a very busy time at my Doctor's office. I had my list of blood pressures and blood sugar numbers, along with a list of things I needed and he needed to address. My labs were very good except the triglycerides,,they were just above what we want them to be..I will work on that.. Another th... Read more

  • Four kids in a small car, oh my!

    4/27/2015 5:49:52 PM, by LCERTUCHE

    Today I had to take three of my "Wildbunch" to the dentist and a doctors appointment in Fort Smith. My granddaughter had the flu last week and the daycare won't let her back until her mom goes and gets a release from her doctor so I took her with me so Mama could go to work. "He's smiling at me", "H... Read more

  • Cheerleader Tryouts

    4/27/2015 5:05:52 PM, by QUEENMARIE2

    My youngest daughter is trying out for cheerleader today at her school. I really hopes that she gets it. I think it will be good for her self esteem. If she doesn't make it, I am sure we will find something else for her to do.... Read more

  • Dogs + ;-) 4/27

    4/27/2015 4:01:54 PM, by PDSLIM

    Have a great day.... Read more

  • On the right track

    4/27/2015 3:15:31 PM, by 1REGINA

    I have lost 6lbs in the last two weeks and I am so proud of myself. I have kept all promises that I've made to ME and it is paying off. I am going to continue to move forward positively, no matter how hard or how big the set backs may be. I am in this for the long haul. I am in the fight of my l... Read more

  • Tulips FINALLY bloomed! - 4-27-15

    4/27/2015 2:32:10 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    I was beginnng to thing they were just going to skip this year since the weather has been so...iffy. In the brief amount of sun we got this weekend they finally decided it was safe to come out. My tulips are mostly red, providing a bright contrast to the yellow daffodils that have been out a coupl... Read more

  • Weight check in

    4/27/2015 2:18:28 PM, by MARY1964

    Still five pounds down. Maybe I won't bounce back. Two classes today so three hours of cardio and strength training broken up ninety minutes this morning and ninety tonight. Time for some tuna for lunch. ... Read more

  • A Fact You Won't Soon Forget........

    4/27/2015 12:13:07 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Researchers for the Massachusetts Turnpike authority found over 200 dead crows near greater Boston in a relatively short period last Fall, and there was concern they may have died from Avian Flu. A Bird Pathologist examined the remains of all the crows, and, to everyone's relief, confirmed the ... Read more

  • Another chance

    4/27/2015 11:35:38 AM, by SARAELIZABETHC

    Today I realize that I have another chance to encourage myself in all things possible, I know These last few months I have struggled with bad choices, letting bad undesirable habits creep but into my life. Not being accountable with it is hard but I know life has challenges and I am ready to push fo... Read more

  • Plants that keep mosquitos away

    4/27/2015 11:11:03 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • SPOILER...

    4/27/2015 11:03:43 AM, by JLAMING263

    To marvel at the wonders of the gospel is a sign of faith. It is to recognize the hand of the Lord in our lives and in everything around us. https://www.lds.org/general-
    conference/2015/04/is-it-s
    till-wonderful-to-you?lang
    =eng#watch=video... Read more

  • Trying out a low-carb/high-fat diet--with SUCCESS!

    4/27/2015 10:49:08 AM, by DJONES3423

    After waking up feeling like crud on yet another Saturday morning a few weeks ago, I started toying with the thought of going low-carb. Even when I was counting calories and stayed within my daily limits, a Friday dinner of pizza and cheese bread followed by ice cream for dessert left me feeling ter... Read more

  • Spectacularity!

    4/27/2015 10:42:42 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” ― Robert H. Schuller ... Read more

  • MONDAY MONDAY.......

    4/27/2015 10:32:37 AM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

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  • 365promises.com

    4/27/2015 10:13:59 AM, by SUNSETBREEZE05

    John 16:12-13 (WEB) 12 “I have yet many things to tell you, but you can’t bear them now. 13 However when he, the Spirit of truth, has come, he will guide you into all truth, for he will not speak from himself; but whatever he hears, he will speak. He will declare to you things... Read more

  • Doing, not Trying

    4/27/2015 9:25:41 AM, by SLHOWARD2

    2 years ago I had dropped 60# to get to 148 and spent a small fortune on new clothes (vs food). I wasn't at my goal of 135 yet, but very close. Than I got cocky and over a year I put a lot back on. My BP is high, my tris are over 400!! So 2 weeks ago I started again. I was 189. Today I'm at 1... Read more

  • What a Lovely Birthday Sentiment to Wake Up to - Thanks Sparks!

    4/27/2015 9:18:19 AM, by BBLUNDON

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  • I keep trying

    4/27/2015 8:52:26 AM, by DSBRIDE

    Since my last blog, I have seen more Drs then I can count, almost everyday. I have 4 different eye drops to put in 4 times a day at least 5-10 mins apart. They have brought the pressure down a bit but it's not good enough so tomorrow I am having laser in one eye to open up the tear ducts and a nee... Read more

  • Starting over is never easy

    4/27/2015 8:50:42 AM, by LIZZIECAROL22

    Starting over is never easy. I started my Pre-op diet on 04/23/15, which was on Thursday. Sat was terrible. I was going through withdrawals from caffine, sugar, and bread. My head hurt so bad, but I managed to push through it. It was difficult with the family eating their foods, but I am proud ... Read more

  • Hola!

    4/27/2015 8:37:10 AM, by BLONDEDOG

    Hola Sparkies. I hope this morning finds you well rested and ready for the start of a fantastic week. It finds me desperately clinging to my coffee cup and forcibly smiling! Kidding. I'm kidding. I am ready to go, I suppose. So I have to be honest with you. I am doing terribly. I have z... Read more

  • Blessings, April 27, 2015

    4/27/2015 8:16:08 AM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list three blessings everyday. Here are today's blessings: 1. DD had a beautiful confirmation. 2. Larry, the confirmation teacher, was at confirmation; even after spending the week in the hospital. 3. Beautiful weather. 4. Family, friends, and faith. ... Read more

  • Off Day

    4/27/2015 7:54:36 AM, by DSCROW

    The office I work in on Mondays is a State office although I am not a state employee, I get to be off as they are closed. Today I will do some sewing and then some house chores. I will make a nice dinner since I am home after a walk and tanning. I am right now loving that sunbed and I have never ... Read more

  • Consider the birds

    4/27/2015 5:28:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    Consider the birds of the air. They don't work hard for their food, But God feeds them every day. Don't worry about a thing. Everything will be all right.... Read more

  • 4/26/16

    4/26/2015 11:59:00 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy I saw a sign today in someone's blog, that would make my life easier. It read, "I need a day between Saturday and Sunday." We drove back home this afternoon, and unpacked and put everything away, and played with the fur babies, who were happy to see us, and I cut 1/2 the yard when I got home.... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 4/26

    4/26/2015 11:23:01 PM, by PDSLIM

    Have a great day.... Read more

  • Pleasant Sunday

    4/26/2015 11:01:56 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a good day. I slept in until almost 7:30 and had a relaxing morning with coffee and Sunday Today. In the afternoon we too Thor for a walk at the local park and had lunh at Stewart's Drive in. The rest of the day included a long nap and a boo. Feeling blessed....even with my plantar ... Read more

  • Sunday work day

    4/26/2015 10:27:15 PM, by DWROBERGE

    WE started out the day cleaning the interior of the house and then went outside for several hours working in the gardens and on the lawn. Things are looking much better now. It really needed to be done. We are trying to do as much between rain storms. The reroofing project is 99% done. Our youn... Read more

  • Crush Cancer 5K

    4/26/2015 10:15:21 PM, by CONAN1956

    Today I had my second road race of 2015, the Crush Cancer 5K, on the grounds of the old Taunton State Mental Hospital in Taunton. My goals for this race were, first, to have a pace under 10 minutes/mile, and, a bit more optimistically, finish in under 30 minutes. I got up on time, showered (hot... Read more

  • A better day and a better idea for the bed-room.

    4/26/2015 9:07:18 PM, by NORASPAT

    I always awake with the bright light. We needed to change our bedroom around so we could get my Gazelle in the room. The bed was in the middle of one wall and when Daylight savings time there was sunlight in the room. We tried new curtains we already have cellular shades but above the window I wan... Read more

  • sunday

    4/26/2015 9:06:31 PM, by CHRIS3874

    Not exactly what I thought of as a productive weekend still I helped a fair bit yesterday with the yard and then also went to the doctor and dentist on Friday (supposedly I have a cavity -odd how they sort of give you a clean bill of health and then find something else to charge for - have to go bac... Read more

  • Day 38: A Great Weekend

    4/26/2015 8:50:31 PM, by CT_CHICKZILLA

    I had a busy weekend. My granddaughter had three soccer games and we had a bunch of family stuff going on. I managed to get my cardio in both days. ... Read more

  • Going to start making a habit

    4/26/2015 8:45:36 PM, by MAXIWILSON

    of checking the email I use for SparkPeople if not every day then every other day. I checked that email this evening and noticed I had comments. They were very encouraging and helpful to me this evening. Also going to set SparkPeople as my home page so I see it every time I log onto my computer.... Read more

  • Tried the Edamame

    4/26/2015 8:30:08 PM, by WALNUTT1961

    My New Year's resolution is to try new foods this year. I picked up edamame from the freezer section a while back and finally cooked it tonight. Recipe to follow: Roasted Edamame Ingredients: 1 cup frozen edamame shelled 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese 1 tsp garlic powder ... Read more

  • Marching on (week 60 recap)

    4/26/2015 8:24:43 PM, by RED456838

    I have been walking almost everyday, sometimes with my colleagues at lunch and other times after dinner with my daughter. The long block at my work is about 3000 steps, approx 20 minutes. There are two routes we take around home and they take about 20 minutes too. It's a good time to chat and the... Read more

  • Staying the course ...

    4/26/2015 8:22:07 PM, by LIBERTY_JOY

    I weighed in this morning and my weight was up 0.2kgs from last week ... not sure what is going on there as far as if it is water weight; hormonal or just me being me (since this tends to happen) ... but I know that last week was a good week. I ate healthier than previously and made good choices; I ... Read more

  • Still off my knee

    4/26/2015 7:25:30 PM, by MCFITZ2

    Lots of rest, ice is my new best friend, and doing lots of reading. Being unable to be up and around is boring.... Read more

  • Purchase a pair of Sneakers today

    4/26/2015 6:40:22 PM, by MBARNES64

    My hubby purchased me a pair of Ascis sneakers today. It time to schedule in time to walk around my circle at home. It is downhill from my house and then a steep climb uphill to return home. Time to get Shilo and start moving. 521... Read more

  • 4/26/2015

    4/26/2015 6:06:37 PM, by E-RUNNER

    I spent the weekend out at Colorado State Bend Park building trails and this gives me a heck of a workout. Eight hours of working on Saturday removing cactus and using a rouge (heavy duty hoe), moving rock and weeds. I put it in as gardening but I think its much more than this... My weight loss pl... Read more

  • my weight loss journey 1/1/2015

    4/26/2015 5:38:21 PM, by OCTOBERSCORPIO

    Hi my name is Patricia welcome to my Blog, I have started a weight loss journey , I started January 1/ 1/2015 by weighing and measuring all my food and all my drinks creamer ect... except for plain water i flavored myself with true lemon product i use the peach flavor. i lost 12 lbs by 3/29/2015 s... Read more

  • A high school student over the PA said the Pledge of Allegance in Arabic...

    4/26/2015 5:35:42 PM, by CTUPTON

    Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic said over the public address system a high school. In a different newspaper article it said, "It said the pledge had been recited in other languages throughout the week." I challenge you to make an opinion about that. Maybe write it down. Then... read the fol... Read more

  • Relentless day 116, 2x4 Routine, Workout 7, Front Squat, Bench Press

    4/26/2015 5:24:52 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Heavy Front Squats can will be difficult without a harness. Today my max weight was 115 Lbs for 5 reps. The Olympic bar really digs into your muscle tissue. I'll be going slow on this exercise for awhile. Front Squat; 5 Sets, 30 Reps, 2,175 Lbs Bench Press: 5 Sets, 35 Reps. 3, 045 L... Read more

  • regaining myself

    4/26/2015 3:46:21 PM, by SARAELIZABETHC

    So after a rough emotional day and night. I got up and decided to go to church where I felt such a high presence. Today I learned that to keep your faith by believing, you can receive a miracle in Our Lord Jesus Christ's timing. So I am just excited to know when you feel alone just know you are... Read more

  • How much is too much?

    4/26/2015 3:05:46 PM, by LCERTUCHE

    This is a question I often ask myself. I am one of those people who it would seem to be 'an all or nothing kinda gal'. If you are this type then you suffer from perfection. Everything has to be so-so or you might as well forget it and throw in the towel. "Well I already ate that funnel cake so I mig... Read more

  • Have you ever noticed how much water your use?

    4/26/2015 2:29:49 PM, by BETHOFBAMA

    We have water issues that have been going on for a while now. Our water filter canister cracked and we can't afford a plumber and finding a replace has proven difficult, plus the cost is unreasonable at this time. Anyway we have to turn off the water when we are not using it or we will flood our... Read more

  • Day 65 - Blessings!

    4/26/2015 2:15:37 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Let me stop to count my blessings on this Super Sunday!! 1. Both daughters and their daughters came over this morning….what fun we have with our 5 beautiful granddaughters!!! 2. Husband can drive again…..now that is a blessing that I don't have to chauffeur him around….we do much bett... Read more

  • SPOILER...Faith

    4/26/2015 2:05:05 PM, by JLAMING263

    Every one of us can strengthen our faith in Jesus Christ on our individual journey and find joy. https://www.lds.org/general-
    conference/2015/04/returni
    ng-to-faith?lang=eng... Read more

  • The Children's Sermon.......

    4/26/2015 2:04:00 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    While the Priest was presenting a children's sermon, he asked the children if they knew what the Resurrection was. Now, asking questions during children's sermons is crucial, but at the same time, asking children questions in front of a congregation can also be very dangerous. In response ... Read more

  • I Won't Be Doing This - 4-26-15

    4/26/2015 1:40:46 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    During spring runoff the Yampa River through town is FILLED with folks kayaking, paddleboarding, and occasionally rafting. I will not be with them. I've never been a huge fan of water sports (sorry!), and COLD water sports where you can potentially be injured/killed? I'm leaving it for the younge... Read more

  • 228

    4/26/2015 12:44:09 PM, by FANCYFREE53

    I've been doing well but I'm used to turning to food when I'm really stressed. It's been hard to keep in line but I'm really happy I have. One day at a time right?... Read more

  • 75 SP recipes for spring time eating! : )

    4/26/2015 12:22:12 PM, by CTUPTON

    ◦The best time to harvest the greens is in early spring, when they’re young, before they begin to flower. As they get older, they become bitter, but can still be used if you boil or sauté them ◦The tenderest, sweetest part of the plant is the “crown”, the cluster of new buds th... Read more

  • Not going so well

    4/26/2015 12:18:28 PM, by MAXIWILSON

    So my decision to recommit to getting healthier has not been going so well. I've been trying to do affirmations to put myself in a more positive and worthy frame of mind. I've been making small steps but feel like I'm also having large set backs. Trying to remind myself I didn't get this way in a... Read more

  • Problems with the new stove :(

    4/26/2015 11:42:55 AM, by GOLDENRODFARM

    I checked my email yesterday and there was a note from Home Depot.com, I was to call them within 24 hours. I called and they apparently didn't charge my debit card for hours after I ordered the stove, and surprise surprise it didn't go through. I have to admit the whole process has been a pain in ... Read more

  • 365promises.com

    4/26/2015 10:51:05 AM, by SUNSETBREEZE05

    Luke 12:31 (WEB) But seek God’s Kingdom, and all these things will be added to you. Promise #116: Seek My kingdom first and everything you need will be given to you. Today's Bible verse is an excerpt from a larger text found in Luke 12:22-34 where Jesus is talking about so... Read more

  • Blessings, April 26, 2015

    4/26/2015 9:27:57 AM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list three blessings everyday. Here are today's blessings: 1. DS had a great time at prom. 2. DD is being confirmed today. 3. I am calm and at peace. 4. Family, friends, and faith. Feel free to list your own blessings. Have a great day! ... Read more

  • Which eating plan to follow?

    4/26/2015 9:25:21 AM, by LAURIEFELL

    I'm a 58 year old retired teacher who is fairly active looking for a food plan to follow to help me lose the last 10 pounds and stay healthy. I need help figuring this out. Thanks for your help! ... Read more

  • Thought for Sunday 04/26/15

    4/26/2015 8:44:37 AM, by TINY67

    AND, I couldn't resist. ... Read more

  • I got a medal!

    4/26/2015 8:19:58 AM, by DSCROW

    Still happily shocked to have won a medal for my age class 55-59. THANKING GOD for his mercy and grace to have healed me and made me strong enough to run this race and for my very life. At one time I just didn't know this was in me. When God said to me it would be alright that he had this, I ha... Read more

  • Weight tracking

    4/26/2015 8:14:50 AM, by MARY1964

    My "official" weigh in is Friday but I'm going to track my weight daily for a week to see how my body adapts to my fast. After one full day of healthy eating I have lost five pounds. I haven't had any bounce back weight gain yet. Today I have to get in a work out and some walking but first I hav... Read more

  • Sunday morning

    4/26/2015 8:13:05 AM, by PICKIE98

    Ahhh.. I slept for eleven hours!! some in my chair and most of them in bed, with the help of a tramadol.. I awoke to the sunrise, got the mail(bills) and sat here in the morning quiet and paid all of the bills. Nice to have them done until the next batch. I stepped on my new scale a minut... Read more

  • QUOTE OF THE DAY

    4/26/2015 7:14:48 AM, by TIMEHASCOME56

    Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. -- Napoleon Hill... Read more

  • If it's going to be, it's up to ME

    4/26/2015 5:30:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    If I want to eat right, I better shop right and cook right. If my body is going to change, I better get up and exercise. Maybe I need to visit Spark every day for inspiration. Yes, it's going to be. I take responsibility for my eating and my exercising. Look out world, I'm going ... Read more

  • Just Rambling

    4/26/2015 4:06:31 AM, by CHESTERBOO

    We visited the local amusement park yesterday. I had fun people watching. I also searched for healthy, inexpensive food. Next time I pack lunches and we eat in the car. This got me thinking. I tried sushi a couple of years ago. We visited an all you can eat sushi bar. I loved sushi. Before y... Read more

  • 4/25/15

    4/25/2015 11:54:28 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy, am I glad to be a member of such a great organization such as the Knights of Columbus! It takes attending a convention like this to truly appreciate the organization for all it does. We get a chance to talk with folks from around the state and see what they are doing. One service I was total... Read more

  • Spent the day in NY

    4/25/2015 11:11:49 PM, by TERRI289

    Mom is ok, the city was lively, I am tired, and I did over 14, 000 steps..woo hoo. Good night!... Read more

  • Checking the raking in the yard

    4/25/2015 10:38:48 PM, by NORASPAT

    I did get a lot of raking done this week but boy it was cold. Then I felt cold too. I am still under the weather but I had to come back to say goodnight. Hopefully I will be better tomorrow. It is just a weariness with so much going on. We have a sleep over for our granddaughter. One of th... Read more

  • Stayed On Track

    4/25/2015 10:29:57 PM, by QUEENMARIE2

    I am so proud of myself. I actually stayed on track today. That was my goal to do better about tracking on the weekend and also eating well. Because of all the activity today my tracker says I am under my goal. I will not eat anything else unless it's fruit because I am really satisfied. Hopefully I... Read more

  • The Forever Pace

    4/25/2015 10:17:46 PM, by CONAN1956

    Tomorrow is my second road race this year (and the second since 2009). It is the Crush Cancer 5k in Taunton, Massachusetts. I am running for Team Darcy. This is a team formed in honor of Darcy Nientimp, the 26 year old daughter of someone I worked with in Fall River Youth Soccer, who died of Non-Hod... Read more

  • Friday's Workout

    4/25/2015 10:16:15 PM, by CT_CHICKZILLA

    Cable Upright Rows 20/20, 20/20, 30/15 High Rows 40/20, 70/20, 80/20 Incline DB Fly 8/20, 10/20, 10/20 Bicep Curl, incline bench 10/20, 15/15, 15/15 Triceps kickbacks 5/20, 20/20, 10/20 Plank knee raises cardio stepups... Read more

  • A rough week

    4/25/2015 10:09:49 PM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    This has been a rough week for me. I'm afflicted by seasonal allergies. Usually, it just sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes and some nasal congestion, that goes away on its own. But occasionally I get a more serious attack that results in sinus irritation, nausea, and headaches. And this week I ha... Read more

  • Self Awareness

    4/25/2015 8:59:32 PM, by 56ROSE

    Well, I didn't make it through Vegan Week, but, truthfully, I'm ok with that. I'm beginning to understand my nutritional needs better and that's a good thing. I'm still basically not a meat eater. I do enjoy meat occasionally, though, (in small amounts) so that is an option. I identify as a Flexitar... Read more

  • Back to the gym

    4/25/2015 8:25:35 PM, by SHER47

    I know I've had a good workout when I Sweat!... Read more

  • In Love

    4/25/2015 8:19:02 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    Never thought I could love, Anyone as much as I love you. Would not have shared my life, With anyone else it's true. Have felt so emotionally secure, Since you came into my view. My need for you is like, The need to sleep and breath. To have you near me, Is a dream I ha... Read more

  • Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?????

    4/25/2015 8:16:14 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    A contestant, Sally, on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" had reached the final plateau. If she answered the next question correctly, she would win $1,000,000. If she answered incorrectly, she would pocket only the $25,000 milestone money. And as she suspected it would be, the million-doll... Read more

  • Exercises For When You Think You Can't

    4/25/2015 7:20:24 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Yep, I'm disabled but I still exercise. I have degenerative joint disease, fibromyalgia, disks in my back that have herniated, slipped and are bulging, pinched nerve bundles, slipped neck disks, arthritis and knees that need replaced and yes, I could actually go on... The point is you can usually do... Read more

  • Relentless day 115, Recovery, Walk, & Accessory Exercises

    4/25/2015 6:54:48 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    I'm getting accustomed to 2x4's Routine of compound lifts as my Central Nervous System is adapting, So on this recovery day I did some light arm work with weight 30% of 1RM. Warm-up walk 60-min. Brachialis Curl; 5 Sets, 100 Reps, 800 Lbs per arm Biceps Curl; 5 Sets, 100 Reps, 800 Lbs... Read more

  • Nerves are building

    4/25/2015 6:44:50 PM, by BETHOFBAMA

    Have you ever had that nervous but excited feeling? That is where I am. Monday I go to the doctor for a 3 month diabetic check up, after I finish there I am going to the new job to do some training. In doing this, is where the nerves are coming in. I have not been able to prepare for this. I can't ... Read more

  • Sunny Days

    4/25/2015 5:35:25 PM, by CHESTERBOO

    I'm wishing everyone who reads this peace, calm, and happiness. I'm at a weight plateau. It's not bothering me. I'm on a long slow path to lose a lot of weight. Chester is getting the pampered grooming treatment in a few days. He is an old guy. He doesn't like being groomed but he sure looks ... Read more

  • knee issues

    4/25/2015 5:06:47 PM, by MCFITZ2

    Yesterday I lost my balance and injured my not so good knee. I is so swollen just above the knee an just plain hurts. I tried a cane and that did not give enough support so I had hubby get the walker out of the garage. Been lying down most of the day and have used my ice machine. Hopefully i... Read more

  • Not really feeling it -

    4/25/2015 4:36:49 PM, by NEELIXNKES

    Today I am pretty bummed out. The day started out okay but is going downhill quickly. Lots to do and no desire to do it. I'm back in the darn robo boot for at least another 2 weeks and for the most part it helps my foot feel better. It still is depressing. Why is it that as soon I as I start making... Read more

  • Consistency

    4/25/2015 4:04:48 PM, by FOLAMIX

    I am so proud of myself. I have done 30 minutes three days this week, which is my interim goal. I have been walking steadily now for a couple of weeks. No weight loss to really speak of, it goes up and down. I am working towards an hour and then I expect to see my calorie burn increase which sho... Read more

  • This time I'm here to stay

    4/25/2015 3:25:16 PM, by SEASIDEDEBBIE

    I have been here on and off for years. This time I have been on for over 2 months and I am starting to see progress. This is the best and the people here are so inspirational. This past week I was under the weather and was unable to stick to my ongoing goals. Today has been great so far ... Read more

  • Saturday

    4/25/2015 3:14:02 PM, by PICKIE98

    tossed and turned all night last night,,did not sleep a half hour at once.. Tough patooties: I rose at fivish, dressed, went to hospital to get blood and urine specimens done.. For years they opened at six,, it is in all the labs slips, online, phone books,etc, but one other guy and I sat there for... Read more

  • mann....

    4/25/2015 2:32:07 PM, by SARAELIZABETHC

    I just cant believe that I feel this badly today, I realize that i really try not letting things bring me down but today is the worst I felt in a long time. I never knew that my daughter felt embarrassed by what we don't have and is doing the comparison to other families. I thought I was doing every... Read more

  • Day 14

    4/25/2015 2:28:40 PM, by BOBOSENSEI

    I have successfully cut out alcohol for 2+ weeks. I am very proud of that. I've gotten into a bad habit of having wine most nights, and I thought I wouldn't be able to give it up easily. Turns out I don't miss it much. I just needed to get out of the automatic habit of reaching for it. I'm havi... Read more

  • The Depot - 4-25-15

    4/25/2015 1:15:50 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    Passenger trains used to come through Steamboat Springs, stopping at our train depot. When cars and airplanes became the primary transportation into the valley, our train depot was converted into The Depot, where the Steamboat Springs Arts Council is headquartered. There are rotating art... Read more

  • I'm back! Again!

    4/25/2015 12:17:48 PM, by SAYRUHKAY

    I found the Fit Girls Guide through Instagram and I'm currently on day 6 of their April #28dayjumpstart. It's a fitness and meal plan. It really focuses on cutting out processed foods and white stuff-flour, sugar, pasta, etc. Also getting 8 hours of sleep, drinking water, and exercising 30 minutes a... Read more

  • Fast over

    4/25/2015 11:39:35 AM, by MARY1964

    I made it through my fast. I'm going to eat regularly today and see how things go this week. The last fast was easier because I was sedentary. This one I worked out four times and took two walks. Today I'm going to head back the the Y after a rest day yesterday and get back on the journey. I fixe... Read more

  • This seems to fit as an explanation for my plateau

    4/25/2015 11:27:19 AM, by MARY1964

    http://www.sparkpeople.com/blo
    g/blog.asp?post=why_the_sc
    ale_goes_up_when_you_start
    _a_new_workout_plan&pointsearned=TRUE... Read more

  • Funnies for Saturday 04/25/15

    4/25/2015 10:45:55 AM, by TINY67

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  • Animals ;-) 4/25

    4/25/2015 10:21:21 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • 365promises.com

    4/25/2015 10:12:34 AM, by SUNSETBREEZE05

    2 Timothy 2:13 (WEB) If we are faithless, he remains faithful. He can’t deny himself.” Promise #115: Even when you are weak in your faith, I will remain faithful to you. This is an absolutely wonderful promise! What a picture of the love and kindness of God! Even when we str... Read more

  • Saturday storms

    4/25/2015 9:47:30 AM, by DWROBERGE

    We are under a tornado watch this morning. Rain is here for a while again. Exercises are going well. Calories remain below 1300. Weight is steady. Trivia is still at 97%. Keeping focused for success. I have to be ready for Church this afternoon. Hope all have a great weekend.... Read more

  • Day 63 - Still going the wrong way

    4/25/2015 9:46:07 AM, by JESSWAHOO

    Weigh in this morning wasn't fun... I'm still going the wrong way. Even though I know why it is happening, it doesn't make it easier to deal with. I'm now only 4 pounds away from where I was when I started 3 months ago. I was so happy with the progress I made in two and a half months and now it i... Read more

  • week. 6 reflections

    4/25/2015 9:30:08 AM, by STORYAQUARIAN27

    As I complete my nutrition class,I am grateful for the things I learned and getting to know the young people. We have a ways to go to teach healthy living among our young and elders a ike. People have to mean more than profits in order for our nation to truly be equally healthy. I think lam goi... Read more

  • Give Joyfully!

    4/25/2015 9:16:40 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Only when we give joyfully, without hesitation or thought of gain, can we truly know what love means.” ― Leo Buscaglia ... Read more

  • Blessings, April 25, 2015

    4/25/2015 9:06:47 AM, by JAGRIF

    Here are today's blessings: 1. DS is stepping outside his comfort zone. 2. DD is taking the next step in her journey. 3. I am seeing my children grow and mature into beautiful young adults. 4. Family, friends, and faith. Feel free to list your own blessings. Have ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Disciple

    4/25/2015 8:49:17 AM, by JLAMING263

    I pray that we will resist the temptation to draw attention to ourselves and, instead, strive for a far greater honor: to become humble, genuine disciples of Jesus Christ. https://www.lds.org/general-
    conference/2015/04/on-bein
    g-genuine?lang=eng... Read more

  • Anniversary and after

    4/25/2015 8:15:00 AM, by GRANJERRY1

    Hi friends have been busy with all the preparation for our 71st Wedding Anniversary. Yes Thampi & I complete 71 years of married life....un believable seems like yesterday. We had a small prayer service at church at 11, for which Thampi too came and was able to sit through. After this we had ... Read more

  • Pouring rain passing so getting ready to run!

    4/25/2015 7:06:20 AM, by DSCROW

    I have a 5 k today and thankfully the pouring rain, and I mean pouring since about 4 am has passed through the area. We may still have sprinkles but looks like no thunder or lightning. These folks run even in pouring weather if its not lightning. I am not sure I am that hard core but I will run t... Read more