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  • Patting myself on the back

    3/3/2015 10:51:06 PM, by TIFFANIEFAITH

    When I last checked in on Friday I was worried about my flight to Texas for many reasons. The fear is irrational, but it is real ... it is not a lack of faith ... it is not statistic based ... it is very silly, but it is real. I am feeling much better today, but my ADHD brain will not stop chu... Read more

  • Glad I Made It Back Home

    3/3/2015 10:49:18 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    This past weekend, I went to Maine to attend a dear friend's memorial service. For somebody who is used to warmer temperatures, this was a big challenge. Did I mention that I dislike very cold weather? I had a great vibist with my friend's family the first night I was there and we went out to a w... Read more

  • Received good news

    3/3/2015 10:24:14 PM, by NEED2BHEALTHY14

    I went to the doctor today and found out that I don't need to have radiation. I had stage 0 breast cancer and the chances it would return is very low. Yesterday at the doctor I found out my cholesterol levels are now in the desirable levels. I'm feeling happy and relieved. I also walked 6.7 miles at... Read more

  • Tuesday

    3/3/2015 10:01:21 PM, by TERRI289

    Good day, work went well, no headache.yay The impending weather is a looking threatening. tomorrow is all about the rain, maybe it will wash some of the ice away. I can hope at least. Really want to wear dresses and shoes again..sigh. In the meantime, I will wear boots and tread caref... Read more

  • Days of My Cancer-6

    3/3/2015 9:24:30 PM, by ONEGREATCAT

    Hello to my dear friends, Once again there's nothing to report on the cancer aspect, other than I'm getting a little more nervous as my pre-op tests on Thursday approaches. Unfortunately, as we get older, they find more things wrong with us, even when we think we're perfectly fine. I'm just h... Read more

  • On my start page. STEP TWO. My other goals.

    3/3/2015 8:47:20 PM, by CTUPTON

    I am trying to develop habits that later I won't even think about. Track More Goals I love using this to reinforce my healthy behaviors. If I change to actually do these things, I know I can keep off any weight I lose. Most are YES/NO goals . Only the first one uses a scale of 1... Read more

  • Who knows their electronics...Tablets?

    3/3/2015 7:42:14 PM, by READY2FLOURISH

    Ever since I got out of school (years ago) my IQ as far as knowing the greatest & newest it thing has slipped. I'm curious if any of you are aware of the best deal (bang for your buck, so to speak)...as far as tablets are concerned or if there's something even better? What do you have and use ... Read more

  • good cardio and ST workout

    3/3/2015 6:53:06 PM, by MCFITZ2

    Ran one of my sisters around part of the day 433 , took husband to nutritionist and cardiac rehab at fitness center, ran errands, worked out 362 324 , delivered cat food 240 to sister's house, home through freezing rain 40 , delighted to see that the recycling was picked up 334 . Over calories... Read more

  • Seventy Two Hour Fast

    3/3/2015 6:52:05 PM, by MARY1964

    I'm working on hour forty two now and so far so good. I'm drinking more water today than I did yesterday. I made a cup of coffee just now and I'm drinking it black. I have done some research and I think this time instead of eating a protein and veggies I'll drink a cup of hot lemon water and then ha... Read more

  • Blizzard day

    3/3/2015 6:33:38 PM, by PICKIE98

    Very cold, started snowing in the dark this morning. It is the fine, greasy wet snow that sticks hard and makes everything VERY slippery. IT took me twenty minutes to clear my car off in the parking lot. IT was still snowing at 6pm.. started at 6 am. After the first three inches, I am not sure ho... Read more

  • Relentless day 62, MI60 Routine - Week 2, Day 3; Back Under the Bar

    3/3/2015 6:00:13 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Today I celebrate going under the Squat Bar. 104 March 5, 2014 cancerous saliva glands were removed from the right side of my head. That was followed by radiation therapy. 234 You Sparkers are aware that after two weeks of inactivity muscle tissue begins to break down & you begin to... Read more

  • Determined

    3/3/2015 4:56:32 PM, by TLE1103

    I am on month 3 of this healthy journey. I am tracking my food and my activities on SP. This really helps to hold me accountable. I am meeting many special people through SP too. I had a couple of tough days but I am on track again and more determined than ever to make this a life style change f... Read more

  • Funnies for Tuesday 03/03/15

    3/3/2015 4:21:45 PM, by TINY67

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  • Advocare 24 Day challenge

    3/3/2015 4:11:22 PM, by DHOLLOWAY60

    Hi everyone was wondering if anyone is doing this? 247 220 521 I just started it today... I need to lose atleast 25 pounds. Thanks for reading...... Read more

  • Moose on the loose - 3-3-15

    3/3/2015 3:15:26 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    When I moved here over 20 years ago we seldom saw moose on this side of the mountain. Occasionally a bull would wander over looking for a girl moose, but when he didn't find any he'd wander back across the mountain. Not anymore. Colorado Parks and Wildlife took this photo of a bull moos... Read more

  • Moving slowwwly

    3/3/2015 2:51:45 PM, by SHERYLDS

    SLOW AND STEADY WINS THE RACE.....BITE ME 39 Been AWOL on the blogging for a month ... but I have been pushing along. Winter weather makes my lower back ache and puts a damper on my efforts. But I have been good with food... I took 3 large red peppers the other day ($.99 a lb)... Read more

  • Why am I fat?

    3/3/2015 2:38:49 PM, by CRAFTYDEB54

    They say there's a reason for us being fat, overweight, obese, whatever you want to call it. I've tried and tried to figure it out but I always thought I had a normal childhood, a happy one. Fast forward 38 years. My Dad passed away and my Mom moved in with us. I've noticed she sneaks food. Sh... Read more

  • Binged on salt.

    3/3/2015 2:16:03 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Yesterday I really blew it. Not in calories or carbs but sodium. I really craved and binged on hi sodium foods To the tune of over 5,000 mg!!! I just kept eating salt, I didn't really eat healthy at all. Had no veggies or fruit. I spent most of evening and night guzzling water. I was parched. But I... Read more

  • I Look Like a Christmas Tree

    3/3/2015 2:08:47 PM, by SWUSEW

    "And then the doctor said 'All right, you can go to sleep now!' And I was like 'Are you &$%#ing kidding me? I look like a Christmas tree!"--comic Jo Koy on his own sleep center experience The first thing my new doctor asked me to do was go for a sleep study. I know I snore (let's just say I've... Read more

  • Vegetables vs Fruits

    3/3/2015 1:29:02 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Question: You recently told a reader who ate lots of fruit to add some veggies, too. My question is the opposite: I eat lots of vegetables but little fruit. Am I missing out nutritionally? Answer: Probably not much, though eating a variety of both vegetables and fruit is still the best app... Read more

  • Doing A Happy Dance

    3/3/2015 12:53:47 PM, by GINA180847

    So after wondering how my morning walk got posted on my pg. without the actual physical presence of my tracker( It had gone missing) I went on with my life. I thought maybe one of the dogs had swallowed it (the big guy will eat just about anything) and that would be the end of that. No more phantom ... Read more

  • TETHERED TO THIS WORLD

    3/3/2015 12:20:36 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    I long for years gone by . . . Dreamed of happier times. Memories I hold, That tether me to this world. Longing for love, Or all the loves long gone. How strong is this tether, That connects me to this world? I do not know, But I will hold on tight. Till I can hold on ... Read more

  • Cat vs Dog

    3/3/2015 11:05:51 AM, by PDSLIM

    I had a dog growing up. Now have cats. I love them all. Have a great day.... Read more

  • I am ready to send the snow packing!

    3/3/2015 11:03:20 AM, by SUNNYSIDEJENN

    We have hit March, and in Upstate NY we also broke the record for the coldest February ever on record!!! No wonder we are so close to running out of wood for our wood stove! I am craving outdoor time so bad. We are under another Winter Storm Warning today, this time for an ice storm. Geesh... r... Read more

  • "YOU" ARE APPRECIATED!

    3/3/2015 10:54:45 AM, by ADIRONDACKMOM

    All you moms, dads, sisters, brothers, wives, hubbies, and so on.... All of you friends that stand by and help each other when the times get rough, and the going gets tough. When you don't leave one's side and you are there with a shoulder to lean on. And when you are ready to stand with that... Read more

  • Not Perfect. But Look at those Results!

    3/3/2015 10:51:06 AM, by ITTAKESAVILLA

    The scale has been kind to me since I re-started Sparkpeople. It says now that I'm 21 lbs down from my mid-January weight. So... Yay for me. I also passed the 250 lb milestone (hopefully to never return). So I guess there's a lot of zeros in my plan at this point. Now, I'm focusing on th... Read more

  • Defining Normal...

    3/3/2015 10:32:41 AM, by READY2FLOURISH

    Getting this overnight position (just got home from day 3) I'm coming to realize (although at first it requires a lot of work perhaps....to get your body in the swing of things) here's many different types of what "normal" can be. We work hard our whole lives to "be normal or fit in" but at th... Read more

  • Hola Sparkies....

    3/3/2015 10:31:57 AM, by BLONDEDOG

    Good morning. Today was a 2 hour delay day and typically my son would go with my husband to work and then John would take him to school when it was time. This time I decided to be a little bit selfish and stay home with him myself. It was wonderful. He watched a little tv while I got cleaned up.... Read more

  • Catch up day

    3/3/2015 9:52:54 AM, by GOLDENRODFARM

    Yesterday was my catch up day, after 3 work nights and a sleep day it was time to straighten up stuff, get all the dishes taken care of, do laundry, pick up, do some cooking for my next 3 nights of work. Then out to the barn, get hay thrown down, do some cleaning up, fill all the grain feeders on... Read more

  • Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (579 miles) Day 57

    3/3/2015 9:46:09 AM, by GOLDENRODFARM

    Yesterdays travels were 5.86, we were working on day 9 in Mirkwood and will finish that 2.01 miles and start on day 10, we will have 3.16 miles left. total----leg---travel information Day 29-47 (Days 2-20 in Mirkwood): 7 miles/day = 133 miles 278---411--7 mi. /day--On Forest Trail in M... Read more

  • SPOILER...Atonement & Comfort

    3/3/2015 9:24:59 AM, by JLAMING263

    Like many others, I have often been inspired by beautiful works of art and music. One such occasion was when I stood before a masterful painting created by the Danish artist Frans Schwartz titled The Agony in the Garden.1 This achingly beautiful painting depicts the Savior kneeling in the Garde... Read more

  • Moms Birthday

    3/3/2015 9:19:17 AM, by DSBRIDE

    It was Moms birthday party and here she is waiting for everyone to come. The grandkids don't visit often so special occasions are important. They don't realize how much older people look forward to seeing them, they are so busy with their lives. Mom turned 91, at this age most of their fri... Read more

  • Risk!

    3/3/2015 9:14:41 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing has nothing and is nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow, live or love. Chained by his certitudes, or his addiction, he’s a slave. He... Read more

  • Active Tuesday

    3/3/2015 9:06:07 AM, by DWROBERGE

    Exercises are going very well. Weight is steady. Calories remain below 1300. Trivia is still at 100%. Looks like rain today. We have our youngest grandson for the day today. It will be a busy day for us. Keeping focused for success.... Read more

  • You had me at WHOOPER

    3/3/2015 8:55:28 AM, by LUCKY1964

    I'll be a monkeys uncle If I didn't cave yesterday and give into eating badly by the end of the day. I had burger King not once but twice yesterday...i didn't even want to write this down but I'm making myself own up to my bad choices so that I will make better ones today. I am going to have to work... Read more

  • I forgot yesterday....hm

    3/3/2015 8:10:21 AM, by DSCROW

    I had to work early and dealt with sinus all day, I guess I forgot to sign in. Heading to Doc today to get the sinus dealt with. Have a great day!... Read more

  • Blessings, March 3, 2015

    3/3/2015 7:38:32 AM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. One third of the way toward my walking goal. 2. I am making better food choices. 3. I can research information to make me more effective at my job. 4. Family, friends, and faith.... Read more

  • I will FINISH what I've started!

    3/3/2015 7:33:35 AM, by ZINGIE825

    I added some new goals today and moved some into the "completed" section on by goal board. The most important one I added for long-term: I WILL FINISH WHAT I'VE STARTED! Finishing what I've started has always been an issue for me. I will not let that stop me this time because now I am AWARE of this... Read more

  • Nutrition

    3/3/2015 6:49:22 AM, by JAIYUNNA

    For me it's the hardest do is to eat right. I am determine to master it. Yesterday, was an eye opener. I ate too much. If I keep eating the way I ate yesterday. I will gain two pounds next week. So today, when I get home from work my homework assignment is to get some healthy low calories recipes s... Read more

  • Methotrexate 2nd weekly dose

    3/3/2015 6:23:36 AM, by JZ_MOMMA

    I took the 2nd dose. I have a terrible headache. I've had a bad week. Knees hurt a lot. Hands seem better. ... Read more

  • Sparking some encouragement!

    3/3/2015 5:38:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is a great day to speak words of encouragement to yourself and to others. Give the world a smile!... Read more

  • Monday...The Bad and The Good of it.

    3/3/2015 2:24:46 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    Had an appointment early Monday morning at the Orthopedic office...saw a Physian Assistant...this was my first time there. Diagnosis wasn't good. i have been having problems with my one knee and this snow we have had and shoveling the snow aggravated my knee and i had a regular Dr. Appointment las... Read more

  • Vanity, thy name is woman

    3/3/2015 1:18:10 AM, by BEMUSED2

    This morning I took a deep breath and pulled on my new pants - and they fit! It was a minor miracle: no muffin top with pants one size smaller. I may have looked outwardly normal but in my mind I was preening like a pampered cat. I'm 3 lbs from my original target of 135, and decided to move ... Read more

  • 3/2/15

    3/2/2015 11:54:55 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy today was a busy one. And I am tired. My back hurts from shoveling, but I worked through it. Eating dinner at 9:45 p.m. can't keep happening. I need to figure a new food schedule. As soon as I got to work, we had a problem at the far end of the plant, and I went with this guy who books like... Read more

  • Today a longer than usual E-mail arrived this morning from my brother.

    3/2/2015 11:50:35 PM, by NORASPAT

    I went to my computer this morning and it has over 800 E-mails but I found them all in the delete box. I was so frustrated I decided to use web-mail. There were three "returned to sender" and 2 "Mailer Daemons" in there. Then I saw the subject of my own e-mail. with the good old Re. before ... Read more

  • Work out Dare to Lose

    3/2/2015 11:30:04 PM, by MCFITZ2

    Our trainer divided us into two teams for a competition tonight. We each had to do each activity and record our time. Treadmill 1 mile Rower 1600 meters Arc Trainer 1 mile Recumbent bike 2 miles Elliptical 1 1/2 miles Expresso bike Campus tour 1 1/2 miles total 8 miles It was quite... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 3/2

    3/2/2015 9:51:08 PM, by PDSLIM

    Have a great day.... Read more

  • An icy Monday but...a surprise!

    3/2/2015 9:25:17 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a good day, even with the ice that encased everything outside. I managed to get to work safely and so did three of my students! We had a fun class and then we did the second class. I think that I figured out why I am getting headaches. I have been jumping in class more often and my neck ... Read more

  • Letter to Self

    3/2/2015 9:16:04 PM, by SGTSUNNY

    Dear Diane, You are on the second half of your journey . I am proud you were able to take off 65 lbs and keep it off. You have learned a lot in the time it took to lose the weight, you need to use that knowledge to take off the rest of the weight. You can do that by amping up the calorie burns... Read more

  • It's up to YOU!!

    3/2/2015 9:00:42 PM, by JACKIEWALKS4FUN

    So true, so get going everybody!! 247 Jackie... Read more

  • Days of My Cancer-5

    3/2/2015 8:53:50 PM, by ONEGREATCAT

    Hello everyone, You are all so fantastic! Thank you for being "there" for me! I wish I could give everyone great big hugs. There's nothing new to report on the "cancer front" today. It's just the "calm before the storm"! I didn't get to go for a walk today. BUMMER! The new garage d... Read more

  • No feeding the feelings

    3/2/2015 8:42:47 PM, by REDDMARIE7

    I live in my head. A lot. If I think it...it's almost like I think I've done it..lol...that is a by product, for me, of adhd. Lots of racing thoughts. All that means to me,,as I think back on the weekend,,is that I thought I could 'wing' it. I did wing it,,,and not that well lol Had a busy we... Read more

  • Days pass by (week 50 & 51)

    3/2/2015 8:35:38 PM, by RED456838

    Nope, I haven't dropped off the face of the world. It's been more of like a hibernating state. It's freaking cold. The coldest February our city has had in, I don't know when, but it's a record. No (good) news to report on the healthier me and I am not gonna make excuses. I haven't been exe... Read more

  • I really wish I had....

    3/2/2015 6:43:38 PM, by KDEE1111

    A new back... a drill for my sinus cavities... a new set of knees... and a new set of feet!!! Then maybe I wouldn't hurt anymore!!! Ugh!!! I hate complaining but despite having more energy today than the past week, I haven't been able to do much because I hurt everywhere!!! Probably because I laid a... Read more

  • Where do I begin?

    3/2/2015 5:29:46 PM, by CRAFTYDEB54

    Here it is, two years has pretty much gone by since I've been here. Still approximately the same weight as back then. Depressed? Yes. Diabetes out of whack? Yes. We moved back to Washington state from Henderson about 2 years ago. We live on Kitsap Pennisula now. My son is in the Navy so this way ... Read more

  • Relentless day 61, MI60 Routine - Week 2, Day 2; Back and Hams

    3/2/2015 5:13:51 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Warm-up walk 30-min. Back Routine: Seated Cable Row; 5 Sets, 60 Reps, 4,639 Lbs Superset with Dumbbell Rows; 3 Sets, 36 Reps, 660 Lbs per arm Bent over Rows; 3 Sets, 36 Reps, 2,580 Lbs Superset with Lat Pull Downs; 4 Sets, 44 Reps, 1,880Lbs Supinated Pull Downs; 4 Sets,... Read more

  • Blah

    3/2/2015 4:48:55 PM, by PURPLEGIRL22

    My head is a bit cloudy today. Despite feeling down, I still went to work out. I did 16 arm step ups, but still couldn't get out of my funk. I will be going back to work next week, but I can say that I am ready. My relationship with my husband is detiorating fast. I have come to the realizatio... Read more

  • On This Road Again

    3/2/2015 4:36:34 PM, by SWUSEW

    Last year I did something I never, ever thought I'd be able to do: I bought a house. The months leading up to closing were some of the most nerve-wracking of my life and I was convinced, up until I finally had the keys in my hand, that something was going to go disastrously wrong and the deal would ... Read more

  • Are Runny Eggs Risky?

    3/2/2015 4:33:11 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I like poached eggs with yolks that aren't fully firm. Am I risking a salmonella infection? Answer from Consumer Reports: Yes, but the risk is quite small. The Food and Drug Administration has estimated that only 1 in 20,000 eggs contain salmonella bacteria. You can kill any bacteria and e... Read more

  • the bay is finally here

    3/2/2015 3:57:00 PM, by BEC1021

    So update from my last post my nephew is finally here. After three days of trying to induce my sister, the poor baby just couldn't handle the stress anymore and they had to do a cesarean c section. But the baby is here and healthy. So it my sister they had a scare with preeclampsia but the baby is o... Read more

  • Finding My Happy

    3/2/2015 3:45:55 PM, by JENNIEQKA

    Here I am. Seated behind my computer, excited, feeling good. Not just because I have done my workout early in the morning, but also because it made me think of the days past. When I would sit here and lament over my bad choices. Feeling too tired to move. Winded after 10 steps. And today, a mo... Read more

  • keeping my hands busy

    3/2/2015 3:39:10 PM, by CSCLAUSER1

    I've cleaned the refrigerator out and now watching a little Star Trek Voyage and keeping my hands busy crocheting a flower garland for my daughter. Busy hands and minds keep me from being bored and thinking about food for the wrong reasons. Not to mention I get to make a surprise for my girl.... Read more

  • March happy gratitudes

    3/2/2015 3:31:55 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    And I'm starting out the season with happy toes: Lots of stuff going on, but I wanted to share some of my list of gratitudes 1. My mother will be 85 years old this month and we will be celebrating! I am so thankful to have a good relationship with her and my sister. We lost... Read more

  • Phantom Spark Tracker!

    3/2/2015 3:08:59 PM, by GINA180847

    This morning I got up, said my Long Obligatory Prayer (love that prayer) and got ready to take the dogs out on their first daily walk. We don't have a fence around our yard so I got into the habit of taking them twice a day for at least 45 mins and often over an hour. This village has great areas to... Read more

  • Monday

    3/2/2015 2:59:55 PM, by PICKIE98

    Well, it is a heat wave and we are enjoying it.22 degrees and we can actually breathe the air without having a scarf over our nose and mouth. Sun shining,,, I have been drinking a lot of water and it is really doing its' job keeping my kidneys busy. Tomorrow is my very long day at work, ... Read more

  • Ok, Let's Talk About This Water Challenge

    3/2/2015 2:52:40 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    So last week I was all cocky and I'm like ok, let's do a water challenge - 8 glasses a day for 2 weeks to get back into the habit of drinking water like I'm supposed to, it will be pretty easy, it's just water. WELLLLL, let me tell you this is tough and I've not made 8 glasses once so far, grrr 2... Read more

  • Reboot...sometimes you need it!

    3/2/2015 2:35:16 PM, by AZVIKAS

    In 2012 I was 309 pounds, sweaty, always hurting, no energy, you all know what I'm talking about. I made some changes: started eating better, cut out the soda, took exercising (which once consisted of only getting on and off the couch to open the fridge) to a whole new level! I managed to drop a who... Read more

  • Finally!!

    3/2/2015 2:08:18 PM, by FOLAMIX

    The sun finally came out today, no snow and the temperature was 38 degrees F. I started on my walk today. My goal was 30 minutes but I only did 27. I have to expand my distance and pick up my pace.... Read more

  • Quiet Day

    3/2/2015 2:07:42 PM, by CSCLAUSER1

    Hubby left this morning for a two day business trip. Hip is hurting from all the walking yesterday. But had a great day with my girls. Found the bridesmaids dresses and got them ordered. Then had dinner at Applebee's. Stayed within my calories and ate very healthy. Though the drink I had ... Read more

  • Water

    3/2/2015 1:25:07 PM, by VOWTOMYSELF14

    I am doing better with my water intake BUT I need more!! Someone told me to drink like a fish that has stuck with me and I'm working on it Enjoy your day... Read more

  • My Stupid, Stupid Heart

    3/2/2015 1:19:26 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    My heart is educated, But not too smart. Sometimes it doesn't -- Listen when I talk. We have these daily meetings, With graphic demonstrations. On which a smart heart, Should never embark. But my stupid, stupid heart, Thinks it knows all. It falls in love, And thinks i... Read more

  • NSV

    3/2/2015 12:31:26 PM, by EL-KABONG

    So I pulled a pair of size 38 jeans out of the dryer and they actually fit without making my eyes bug out! Still a little snug, but I was able to breathe normally! That and one of the women at work asked how much I had lost and said she could see it in my face. Which of course made me wonder how fat... Read more

  • Glucose Monitor Readings

    3/2/2015 12:28:27 PM, by LRENKER

    Where & how do I track my reading on my app?... Read more

  • Bikes in the snow - 3-2-15

    3/2/2015 11:31:40 AM, by KOFFEENUT

    Just because it's winter doesn't mean the folks in our VERY active town give up biking! It's not unusual to find folks plowing their regular cruiser bikes through the snow, as evidenced by this bike John F. Russell found parked downtown on a snowy day. There ARE bikes with fat tires desi... Read more

  • Thoughts for Monday 03/02/15

    3/2/2015 10:34:58 AM, by TINY67

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  • SPOILER...

    3/2/2015 9:47:58 AM, by JLAMING263

    "We cannot foresee what the Lord has in mind for us. Our only course of action is to be prepared and worthy for whatever he requires. We must govern our actions every day with our future in mind." —M. Russell Ballard... Read more

  • Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 56

    3/2/2015 9:47:20 AM, by GOLDENRODFARM

    Yesterday was a sleep day so only 5.18 miles, ah well, even that was hard to fit in, so we were left on day 8, and will have a good start on day 9 with 2.01 miles left. Almost half way through Mirkwood, soon the exciting part will arrive! total----leg---travel information Day 29-47 (Days... Read more

  • A Friend, A World

    3/2/2015 9:17:30 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world. Leo Buscaglia... Read more

  • Worst of my flu fever is past but still not well

    3/2/2015 9:04:34 AM, by CTUPTON

    I have had enough! 225 I want fresh air and get rid of these germs. Someone told me to get meds at the doctor. They always say it is a virus and we have nothing for you, just stuff to reduce symptoms. But I guess there are several antiviral drugs now. I am not used to asking for t... Read more

  • half price now--SPAT-Spark Activity Tracker

    3/2/2015 8:53:56 AM, by CTUPTON

    543 I have mine on my shoes always and on my water shoes in the pool. It records automatically onto the computer when I walk by. Nice to know it is half price right now. 528 20 Chris... Read more

  • Well...

    3/2/2015 8:43:26 AM, by BLONDEDOG

    I am doing pretty well. My food habits need some work, but otherwise feeling pretty good. I wasn't able to make it to the grocery yesterday so I don't have the best lunch today, but I will be sure to get to the store for some nice healthy food tonight. School was cancelled today so my Dad cam... Read more

  • on the road again

    3/2/2015 8:41:57 AM, by TRELLAPASCUAL

    I have my goals set for the month of March. And I m sure it will be better than FEB and JAN those were lazy months for me for some reason. I am fighting the depression and working to keep up the movement. Have not lost or gained since my last weigh in, which I believe is good. I am bound and determi... Read more

  • LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLE

    3/2/2015 8:28:11 AM, by LUCKY1964

    In the right corner we have weighing in at death kidney failure and even blindness not to mention harmful effects on major organs DIABETES and in the left corner a type 1 diabetic named Noelle (me) who is determined to TAKE THIS MONSTER DOWN every meal choice and every workout will be me putting th... Read more

  • Monday Morning

    3/2/2015 8:07:03 AM, by DWROBERGE

    Up early in preparation for activities. Weight is steady. Calories remain below 1300. Exercises going well. Trivia is still at 100%. Keeping focused for success.... Read more

  • Blessings, March 2, 2015

    3/2/2015 8:02:34 AM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. It's a new day. 2. I can make better food choices today. 3. Books. 4. Family, friends, and faith.... Read more

  • GOD WHO HEALS US!

    3/2/2015 6:58:01 AM, by ADIRONDACKMOM

    OUR "GOD" IS A MERCIFUL GOD. OUR "GOD" IS A LOVING GOD. OUR "GOD" IS A HEALING GOD. OUR "GOD" IS A GIVING GOD. OUR "GOD" IS A SACRIFICIAL GOD. OUR "GOD" IS A FORGIVING GOD. OUR "GOD" IS WONDERFUL GOD. THERE IS "NO" OTHER GOD LIKE MY GOD! AND HE CAN BE YOUR GOD TOO! Matthew 2... Read more

  • Spring is coming

    3/2/2015 5:52:49 AM, by TIMOTHY53

    Tomorrow the Orioles play their first spring training game. Yea! Spring is here. Don't let all the snow and ice on the ground fool ya. Last Sunday I drove one of our vehicles to Lafayette CO (Boulder area) so Mike could have wheels enough to drive to Denver for his job as required. Otherwi... Read more

  • Not the hike we hoped for

    3/2/2015 5:36:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    Our hike up Sandwich Dome was not meant to be. Part way up. my husband experienced constricted airways and trouble breathing. We turned around after 30 minutes of our hike. We have heard of too many people pushing themselves into a tragedy. We refuse to be one of them. ... Read more

  • Retired Life

    3/2/2015 2:42:31 AM, by BOBBYWAYNEBUSBY

    Living the good life in retirement is not as easy as it sounds, but if you try real hard each and every day you can enjoy the fun days of retirement. Yes, retirement can be fun if you let it be fun, but if you do not kick back, relax and enjoy these fun days after working all your life, you wil... Read more

  • Slow Motion

    3/2/2015 12:06:34 AM, by BEMUSED2

    It has been taking a lot of conscious thought, and more will-power than I dreamt possible, but for the most part I have been able to stick to the PSMF dietary restrictions for the last 3+ months. What I've been really awful about is exercise - I am doing some upper body weights and regularly climbi... 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

  • Hopeful!

    3/1/2015 9:57:47 PM, by NEED2BHEALTHY14

    I'm feeling good about my fitness for the day. 30 I burned 922 calories today. 198 I hope I can keep doing that amount. I really need to stay focused and not let life get in the way. I usually put myself last, now I need to think about my health. I must get down to a healthy weight! 521... Read more

  • Sunday,....ice ice baby!

    3/1/2015 9:56:59 PM, by TERRI289

    That is the story of Sunday in South Jersey. Unpleasant but we were able to stay home. Delayed opening for work but I don't need to there until noon. Concerned about the gym but we will see. Quiet day...hope everyone is warm and safe! 247... Read more

  • 3 Healthy Habits

    3/1/2015 9:11:00 PM, by LEARN2BHEALTHY

    I proud to drink my 5 bottles 16.9 oz. of water a day. I eat 3 fruits an 3 vegetables. Did my spark coach today... Read more

  • Re-set Oompteenth.0

    3/1/2015 9:05:33 PM, by KHARRIETOFF

    I hope this is the final reboot, but I think so. I have finally gathered enough of the right kind of information to try this fat busting thing once again. It took a while before I was able to weave a plan for myself because my issues are so entangled and figuring out how to blend protocols, was conf... Read more

  • Why do I feel I want to cry?

    3/1/2015 8:38:08 PM, by BUCS1221

    Today I have felt emotional all day. I have had people pick on me and I just want to cry. I started back with spark people this year because I did not meet my goal of losing 50 lbs, but I did lost weight. I told my sister in law about it and she has joined up and we both are working on it together. ... Read more

  • My Last Blog Entry Was on Monday, August 18, 2014...

    3/1/2015 8:20:14 PM, by KELLYB1210

    And today is now Sunday, March 1, 2015... my oh my how the time does fly. I wish that I had a wonderfully happy success story to post for all of you (us) looking for a little inspiration on this cold, damp, and icy (here in PA)- night, but sadly I don't. Over the last 7 months, the only ch... Read more

  • 3/1/15

    3/1/2015 8:09:28 PM, by RHOOK20047

    After shoveling snow for 90 minutes today, I finally found someone who can plow my driveway for me. My 90 minutes only took care of my drive outside the garage and maybe 1/6 of the circle. There is still more than 1/5 of a mile to my driveway. Thank you Lord for sending me the plower. I would ne... Read more

  • Relentless day 60, MI60 Routine - Week 2, Day 1; Chest and Biceps

    3/1/2015 7:49:17 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Warm up walk 30-min. 91 Chest Routine: Bench Press; 7 Sets, 88 Reps, 4,166 Lbs Incline Bench Press; 4 Sets, 48 Reps, 1,296 Lbs Dumbbell Flat Bench Flyes; 5 Sets, 60 Reps, 840 Lbs per Arm Machine Flyes; 5 Sets, 60 Reps, 3,090 Lbs Total Chest Workout: 26 Sets, 316 R... Read more

  • Brunch!

    3/1/2015 6:35:32 PM, by ZINGIE825

    Today I had brunch with some friends. Our sons went through Marine Corps. bootcamp together! We shared laughs, smiles, ideas and a meal. I'm proud to say that we talked way more than we ate! WooHoo! That's a victory for me! ... Read more