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  • Reaping the Benefits

    1/31/2015 10:42:53 AM, by CINDYHOUGHTON

    We will reap what we sow. So many times we think this only means the good things, but it also means the less than good things. If I sow bad habits then that is what I will have and the contrary is also true. If I use my mouth for bad like judgment, lies and tearing down others then why should I exp... Read more

  • Run and Play

    1/31/2015 10:19:30 AM, by DSCROW

    Today is a play day. I plan to get going for a run first then we get to play all day. Maybe a movie, definitely some casino play. I have come to hat buffet as I eat too much. I don't want to pay 25.00 for such a small amount of food and have left stuffed. Even 13.00 for lunch is a lot bu... Read more

  • 100 Days of Weight Loss

    1/31/2015 10:09:04 AM, by 56ROSE

    I have decided to work the 100 Days of Weight Loss program. Tomorrow will be my first lesson and I'm ready to go! This program is based on the book by Linda Spangle. It addresses behavioral/psychological issues related to weight loss. I will let you know how I progress through the 100 days. ... Read more

  • Hyperglycemic

    1/31/2015 10:05:36 AM, by CURRAHEE68

    Have gone all day without diabetes med. Started out this am at 108, then stayed around 120 until 11 pm. Then 181. Did about same yesterday but I took the med last night when I showed higher B.S. Tonight I go without so that I can check in the morning without meds.... Read more

  • Friends ;-) 1/31

    1/31/2015 9:51:23 AM, by PDSLIM

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    1/31/2015 9:41:08 AM, by MOODYKEYS

    taking over my life again. working out at the gym about 3 times a week. some days I am there 3 hours because I am waiting for my grandson to get out of school and I have to drive 25 minutes to get him there and I am not taking 2 trips a day. one is enough in this bad weather in new Hampshire as it i... Read more

  • Being Real

    1/31/2015 9:24:54 AM, by NANCY-

    I had thought about not sharing what was posted in my previous blog, trust me there was more that I didn't share. To me, SP is about being honest, sharing both joys and challenges that all of us face. We are human after all and life definitely is not perfect. So I could not come back and blog with ... Read more

  • Super Sunday Eve! - Two days 'til Groundhogs Day!

    1/31/2015 9:11:39 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Winding down for the weekend, great commercials, great food, great friends and oh yeah, that football game! ... Read more

  • Final weekend of the month

    1/31/2015 9:02:21 AM, by DWROBERGE

    Exercises are going well. Calories remain at 1300. Weight is steady. Trivia ended up at 97% for the month. Ended the month with an A1C of 6.0 and still in diabetic remission. It is great to not to have to stick my fingers every day for over a year now. I scheduled a cardiology appointment for ... Read more

  • Random Images

    1/31/2015 8:41:07 AM, by BOBBYWAYNEBUSBY

    Hard to get any sleep when the mind is over loaded with random images of the past in no particular order. Before my retirement never had an issue with random images invading my sleep, now in retirement getting sleep in the right amoun... Read more

  • Sleep Chair

    1/31/2015 8:26:36 AM, by BOBBYWAYNEBUSBY

    For the last ten years or so my nights have been spent moving from the bed to the recliner and back during the night. I have a large chair and a half recliner and a bed that takes any shape I want it too. Seem to go through beds quickly for one reason or another, but have managed to kee... Read more

  • Coffee

    1/31/2015 8:18:46 AM, by BOBBYWAYNEBUSBY

    My ills are many but still manage to get out and about and do what needs to be done, and I give credit not to the many pills I take for ills but to COFFEE, just love that brew. I know, I know, coffee is bad for ya, but we all have t... Read more

  • Rough Night

    1/31/2015 8:15:30 AM, by BOBBYWAYNEBUSBY

    Not getting sufficient sleep lately even when I sleep seven or so hours. Dreams keep getting in the way and making my sleep choppy and not restful at all. I already take way too many pills for all my ills, some of which are supposed to take care of weird dreams.... Read more

  • Motivation For Today.

    1/31/2015 8:04:59 AM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

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  • Changes

    1/31/2015 6:43:09 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I can now easily tie my boots, walk long distances, have much more energy and I sleep better.... Read more

  • There is no "try"

    1/31/2015 5:59:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    There are some things in life that we must succeed at. Maybe we can't do it all today, But we can take one small step forward. Toda got it right!... Read more

  • Master Chiefs Fitness Challenge

    1/31/2015 3:57:31 AM, by TSAR14

    Yesterday I signed up with a team for the Master Chiefs Fitness Challenge, My group from last year did not want to join so I needed to find a new team. The Teams name is Kyle's Piles. In this challenge the group works as individual's and as a team acquiring points for workout minutes, weight loss, a... Read more

  • My favorite NSV

    1/31/2015 12:02:50 AM, by BEMUSED2

    My doctor put me on this PSMF because when I went in for my annual checkup last October, my blood pressure was measured at ~170/110. It was either this or start taking hypertension drugs, which I wanted to avoid if possible. Since I've started the PSMF, my BP has been dropping slowly along with my... Read more

  • I Give You My Heart, But . . .

    1/30/2015 11:30:48 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    Don't hurt the heart that loves you, It would give anything for your happiness. Treat it gently, and handle it with care. Above all, return the love you receive. Please be kind to this old heart, The one that loves so you very much. Handle this heart like you would your own, It's be... Read more

  • Trying again

    1/30/2015 11:25:38 PM, by RICHEDCOOK

    Ok... starting up dieting once again. My weight got back up to right around 300, but I'm down to 277 this morning. Trying to remember to eat breakfast and eat some during the day, along with lots of water. Just tired of having to fight myself so much to lose weight or get in shape at all. I don'... Read more

  • getting colder

    1/30/2015 11:17:59 PM, by PICKIE98

    It is almost midnight.. We lost our cable service for quite while this evening.. No internet. glad it is the weekend, but expecting more subzero temps... wind chill.. I am breaking down and taking a pain pill before bedtime tonight.. Tomorrow will be cleaning and I need some real sleep.... Read more

  • Arrived safe

    1/30/2015 11:16:10 PM, by MCFITZ2

    Home safely. Thank you for all the well wishes. Cats Have been clingy today. Spent most of the day going through bills and and the rest of the mail. Much colder here. Did not step outside at all. Try to check back tomorrow.... Read more

  • Biggest loser (week 47 recap)

    1/30/2015 11:07:44 PM, by RED456838

    Who watched the finale of The Biggest Loser? I haven't watched the entire season, but caught a glimpse of the Biggest Loser last week and it captured my interest. I became a critic last night. Contestants apply to go to the Biggest Loser ranch, leaving their friends, family and jobs and ... Read more

  • Getting Things Organized

    1/30/2015 10:54:56 PM, by KDEE1111

    So today I have been reading on how to start an effective weight loss and healthy lifestyle journey. I really like the facts and ideas that I am reading and I really think knowing this information will definitely help me in the long run!!!... Read more

  • Today was a snow day and a BIRTHDAY.

    1/30/2015 10:54:47 PM, by NORASPAT

    This morning it was snowing and it is still snowing. ALL DAY LONG!! Our son could barely get to his wife to bring her home from work. They stopped and picked up a birthday pizza and pie for DH Birthday today. DH and I just sat and watched Masterpiece Classic. Our son in Wisconsin and ta... Read more

  • Full is No Longer Stuffed

    1/30/2015 10:43:49 PM, by CINDYHOUGHTON

    I put on all my weight by eating continually to the point of being stuffed. Then it became a habit and I no longer knew what true full was. I learned here what it was again. Then, when I didn't have a computer, reverted to the stuffed mentality and put several pounds back on. I am relearning that ... Read more

  • Friday-thank goodness

    1/30/2015 10:19:19 PM, by TERRI289

    Today was good but I still feel very very tired. Work was good and I got my errands done after work. Dh is doing well; he says the pain is very light and therefore manageable. I had the opportunity to attend a Fierce Funk class tonight but I passed. Even the most stalwart dancers need a ni... Read more

  • 1/30/15

    1/30/2015 9:31:40 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well my balloon is deflated. One of my interviews were cancelled because the person I was replacing came back to work after quitting. The second interview was nothing like I have ever been through. During this interview the job description was completely ignored, and the questions they asked were... Read more

  • 1/30/2015

    1/30/2015 9:11:33 PM, by ILOVEJIM851991

    If I had an extra hour I would have ate a sit down lunch... Read more

  • Once more with feeling...

    1/30/2015 9:06:33 PM, by 13BAGGIERRA13

    It's that time again. The monsters are knocking at the door, the family is whining, the pets are watching too closely. Yep it's that time...payday. Now we can kick this new eating lifestyle into high gear. More healthy foods less grease and junk. Today I bought chicken and roasted cutlets of it... Read more

  • Relentless day 30, Rest Day

    1/30/2015 8:52:51 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Took a break from weights today. But I did walk.... Read more

  • Husband Store

    1/30/2015 8:42:46 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    A store that sells new husbands has opened in Melbourne, wherein a woman may go to choose a husband. Among the instructions at the entrance is a description of how the store operates: You may visit this store ONLY ONCE!!! There are six floors and the value of the products increase as the shop... Read more

  • Farm Day

    1/30/2015 8:27:21 PM, by GOLDENRODFARM

    As much as I usually don't try to do lots of stuff on my first full day off, I nixed that today. It was warm out all the way up to 30, and is supposed to be back down to single numbers and -16 at night by Sunday. So keeping that in mind, I put the cows and Spice the alpaca out and got out the pitc... Read more

  • THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 26

    1/30/2015 8:01:33 PM, by GOLDENRODFARM

    Yesterday was a sleep day, so just barely made my 5 miles with 5.01 for the day! Guess the company is going to have to wait another day for the Eagle rescue, we will have 1.32 miles left! Long time to wait out a WARG attack! total----leg---travel information 138----8------Clearing. Hear... Read more

  • Day 15

    1/30/2015 7:53:26 PM, by TESSDRIVERA

    So I have not been able to be online due to family issues but I do have some good news I now weight 310 not to bad for 2 weeks .. I am trying even though things are going on with my family. On a good note we got a dog today. We got her from the Humane Society. she is 3 yrs 8 months and 16dys old, sh... Read more

  • One Mile Walk

    1/30/2015 6:24:55 PM, by JOYCECAIN

    The weather has been so cold out and now icy conditions, and I have not been able to get out. Today at 4:12 a.m. I couldn't sleep, so I went down stairs of our high rise, and walk fast, for 25 minutes up and down the hall to get my mile in. I felt good. It has been difficult. But I will d... Read more

  • OE Meeting 2 - OE Abstinence

    1/30/2015 6:09:56 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Today I attended my second Overeaters Anon meeting. This was the first time I introduced myself as 'Lynn a Compulsive Overeater'. (In my mind I define myself as a person who can lose weight but not keep it off, so I am a Compulsive Overeater). During my time to speak I said, “this is my second meeti... Read more

  • Dr. Seuss invented the word nerd--who knew!

    1/30/2015 5:46:05 PM, by CTUPTON

    The slang term nerd means an intelligent but single-minded person, obsessed with a certain hobby or pursuit, e.g. a computer nerd. But the word that has been the bane of so many elementary schoolers' existence was actually invented by their king: none other than Dr. Seuss himself! The word first app... Read more

  • Where did I go?

    1/30/2015 2:33:25 PM, by HELENBF1111

    I had decided to take one little "day off" but I haven't been able to refocus on losing weight. I just lost my momentum and have no energy to try again. I wish I believed that I deserve to be healthier. People tell me I deserve it, but their words never sink in. I scare myself sometimes. I am so stu... Read more

  • It's been a while

    1/30/2015 1:59:46 PM, by SHALLAH

    So, I haven't blogged for the past week.... just wasn't feeling it. I've been down and moody and unmotivated and just plain BLAH! I've avoided the treadmill pretty much all week and have had no energy and been getting very little sleep. But today I have some positive news. I weighe... Read more


    1/30/2015 1:32:13 PM, by SUNSETBREEZE05

    Matthew 13:43 (WEB) Then the righteous will shine forth like the sun in the Kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear. Promise #30: At the end of the age, My righteous ones will shine like the sun in My kingdom. In Matthew 13, Jesus shares a few stories that illus... Read more

  • I found a new way to be healthy

    1/30/2015 12:23:24 PM, by ONIQUEKA

    recently i started my own business. I now have my very own Tupperware Business. In the midst of owning my own business i learned a few things. First I began to think about how Tupperware's Fridge Mates keep my food fresh longer. I began to compare the bowls i had from the local dollar store to Tuppe... Read more

  • lost 4 POUNDS

    1/30/2015 12:14:38 PM, by CSCLAUSER1

    Just got on the scale and I lost 4 lbs since Monday. And I've not felt deprived at all.... Read more

  • Week Four: The “Elephant in the Room”…My Scale.

    1/30/2015 12:07:23 PM, by PJB149

    I started 2015 with a series of goals. I didn’t call them resolutions because, frankly, I never keep my resolutions. Anyway, one of my long term goals is to lose at least 25 pounds in the next 6 months. I started this year 29 pounds down from January 2014. It had been 34 p... Read more

  • Alpenglow - 1-30-15

    1/30/2015 11:59:43 AM, by KOFFEENUT

    I love it when the evening light catches Mt. Werner as the sun sets. Ryan Marsden caught the alpenglow at sunset behind the More barn. ... Read more

  • Weigh in.

    1/30/2015 11:24:31 AM, by WALNUTT1961

    Just weighed in at the Health Dept. and I stayed the same again this week. My DH lost 1 lb. I'm not too worried, but would like to lose some weight. I ate healthy and exercised and I feel good about my past week. The scale will show a loss at some point. I am optimistic! Some of us lose... Read more

  • Traces of Snark

    1/30/2015 11:16:49 AM, by REXTINE1

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  • Superbowl weekend challenges

    1/30/2015 10:59:46 AM, by DWROBERGE

    A beautiful sunshiny 51 degree start to the day. Exercises are going well. Calories remain below 1300. Weight is steady. Trivia is at 97%. I have schedule a cardiology appointment for February 2th this morning. WE are concentrating on getting things cleaned up before the rain comes this Sunda... Read more

  • OK - so I had a bad day ... and a half

    1/30/2015 10:50:11 AM, by COAL-CRACKER

    Damn winter! Well I have to blame something. I had a bad day and a half for eating ... nothing else to do and feeling housebound - I even ate a half a can of Pringles at one sitting, and now I'm too apprehensive to get on the scale! I am an emotional eater and the past few days have been a marath... Read more

  • Short n Sweet!

    1/30/2015 9:38:09 AM, by SASSYME34

    I'm almost 25% done with my weight loss goal YAY! I want to lose 53 lbs from my starting weight, I've lost 12 already. I think I can do this by my July birthday, I'm so excited. I'm exercising just about everyday. Got over the whole "don't want to do it with the family home" and now I just get... Read more

  • Super Sunday is Coming!

    1/30/2015 9:15:34 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    So much hoop-la about the Super Bowl. More often than not, a mediocre football game wedged between some really great commercials! Friends, family, food, football...fantastic!... Read more

  • NSV and I'm loving it!

    1/30/2015 9:10:45 AM, by DSBRIDE

    I'm having a great week regarding this challenge that I joined. There are 2 other girls that are very competitive and our numbers are so close that we really work for top place. The challenge is to get in the most steps on fitbit. As the day winds down, we wrestle to end it with top place. I fin... Read more

  • It's all in your head...

    1/30/2015 9:07:35 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Your mind is behind your success- Believe and achieve! Usually it's the thought that we can't do it, that stops us. When those thoughts occur to me, I push them out of my head fast. I refocus on my goals- I make small short term goals. I look at how far I've come. I look at pictures of w... Read more

  • Dog Adoptions ;-) 1/30

    1/30/2015 8:54:38 AM, by PDSLIM

    Found a nice group of before/after dog adoptions. Hope you enjoy. ... Read more

  • Training, run, then fun...

    1/30/2015 8:54:20 AM, by DSCROW

    What a beautiful day it was yesterday on the Gulf Coast. I got out of the workshop around 3 pm and did a 3 mile run along the beach. Today I am through around Noon and plan a 3 mile run over the bridge. I didn't bring my cord so can't download and share the picture of the wonderful sunset over th... Read more

  • Feeling Great

    1/30/2015 8:30:04 AM, by THISLETSDO

    Had set a goal for myself to achieve the 1000 minutes of Activity for the Month Award. 25 minutes to go and two days to do it. Will surpass my goal. SUPER YEAH!!! Guess next month the goal will be the 1500 minutes of Activity Award.... Read more

  • Blessings, January 30, 2015

    1/30/2015 8:09:43 AM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. I saw wild deer running near my school last night. 2. Half day and lunch with my co-workers. 3. Time to relax. 4. Family, friends, and faith.... Read more

  • A Winter Walk

    1/30/2015 6:14:16 AM, by PASTORVIC

    I felt tired yesterday and really just wanted to sit with a cup of tea and my newspaper. I decided to go anyway. It was a beautiful day, sunny and fresh snow on the ground. I'm so glad I went.... Read more

  • Birthday Friends!

    1/30/2015 5:34:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have a friend who I share a birthdate with. Philip is 93 this year! I am 59! Every year we take the time to enjoy a meal together and be thankful for another great year. Friends are the best gift that birthdays bring!... Read more

  • Living The Life

    1/30/2015 5:32:59 AM, by BOBBYWAYNEBUSBY

    Working on getting my body back into shape but my mind and body can not seem to get together onn these health nd fitness efforts.... Read more

  • Time to remember

    1/30/2015 2:35:57 AM, by FLUTTER-BY)L(

    Well, yesterday I changed my profile picture. I want to be at my goal weight by my 50th birthday in October of 2016. I want a leather jacket as a reward. I got a ninjas blended for fruit and vegetable smoothies for. Christmas. I want to have one daily. I will have soup or salad for lunch ... Read more

  • A little bit stalled

    1/30/2015 1:05:10 AM, by BEMUSED2

    This week the scale readings have barely dropped, not sure what the problem is. My sleep is irregular and my breakfasts have been last minute rushes so not as reliable as usual. It's hard to be patient, but I just have to keep reminding myself to take this one day at a time and not to think too mu... Read more

  • nuts

    1/30/2015 12:19:09 AM, by CURRAHEE68

    Had small meals yesterday, then binged last night. Ate a whole can of mixed nuts, 1300 calories. Not good! But,,, I still ate within my calorie goal. Went to the grocery store yesterday and bought more varieties of nuts and protein foods, including split peas. They made a great soup for lunch toda... Read more

  • Relentless day 29, Leg Isolation Exercises

    1/29/2015 11:56:17 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Warm up 30-minute walk. Circuit training with 40 Second Rest Per Set. Tempo 1-0-4-0 Standing Leg Curl 3 Sets, 20 Reps, Volume 480 per Leg: TTL: 6 Sets, 40 Reps, Vol. 960 Lbs. Leg Extension 3 Sets, 45 Reps, Volume 4,688 Lbs. Leg Press 3 Sets, 45 Reps, Volume 6,413 Lbs. Calf Raises 3 Sets,... Read more

  • 1/29/15

    1/29/2015 11:41:59 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy I need to get a job soon, or I am going to wear myself out! I need to work so I can rest! Today, I got up at 4:30 due to knee pains, and started on my Sparkpeople stuff, until I could safely start doing some things without waking my son up. At 9:00 went to 4 stores to pick up food for the foo... Read more

  • Good/frustrating day

    1/29/2015 10:53:35 PM, by MARY1964

    I went to the pool again today and I tread water for an hour. There was a lady there who taught me some water exercises also which was nice. So I did some crunches and some leg lifts and some weight work. My abs are feeling it and my body is overall tired. This is all very exciting and I'm rea... Read more

  • The carpenter worked all day and it is done !-I want some more done.

    1/29/2015 10:49:25 PM, by NORASPAT

    I LOVE my new stairs. I have been having a time getting down ,my own stairs. I can walk up and down stairs but for some reason in Maine where we all have basements and most of those homes have basement stairs. To keep enough floor space they have short treads and almost correct risers. They never... Read more

  • January 29, 2015

    1/29/2015 9:42:45 PM, by DCARMONEY

    It is hard to believe that a month of 2015 has gone by. i am busy getting my private practice up and running. my stress level is sky high right now my mom is in the hospital again and she is not doing good, so my mind and heart is with her but my body is home with my kids. edit: my mom is now... Read more

  • Long day

    1/29/2015 9:03:40 PM, by TERRI289

    Steve did well but today's procedure was all about the location of the kidney stone. In two weeks he will have the lithroscopy(thanks Pat for the heads up on that) and hopefully things will be better. Thanks for the prayers. The day was long, all three classes were pretty good and then I sold t... Read more

  • Blessings, January 29, 2015

    1/29/2015 8:37:29 PM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. Great day today. Lots of activities for Catholic Schools Week. 2. Vudu. 3. Home cooked meals. 4. Family, friends, and faith.... Read more

  • THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 25

    1/29/2015 7:49:11 PM, by GOLDENRODFARM

    Yesterdays travel was 6.42 miles, We left our company about to be attacked by WARGS, as we reach the clearing and heard the wolves the whole company climbed the trees, Dori had to help Bilbo get up the tree. Luckly the Eagles came to the rescue just as the Goblins were burning the trees to get at ... Read more


    1/29/2015 7:04:47 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    Whispers and snickers, Bullies in the park, Making life miserable, For everyone sought. Picking and probing, Bullies in the park, Making someone's life, More lonesome than not. Teasing and shoving, Bullies in the park, Picking on the kids, Who everyone forgot. Teachi... Read more

  • A Southern Saying

    1/29/2015 6:54:44 PM, by PEWTERBUNNY

    I don't really consider myself Southern. I'm more of a TexMex person but I have picked up some sayings here and there that my real Southern Belle friends say. One of them is "Coming to Jesus Moment" or like Dr. Phil would say, "It's time to get real!" The Jesus Moment is from southern revivals where... Read more

  • Post Doctor appointment.

    1/29/2015 6:47:32 PM, by DWROBERGE

    I was up early this morning so I could get my wife off to her exercise class and get my exercises done early as we had to go to Pensacola. All is well after the doctor appointment yesterday. It was in the seventies today. Calories remain below 1300. Trivia is at 87%. Weight is steady. It is st... Read more

  • Getting Ready for a Journey

    1/29/2015 6:31:58 PM, by KJRANDOLPH

    Today I got a plane ticket to go to Haiti and the Dominican Republic in March. I will be speaking at a women's conference there. I have to work hard so I will be physically ready for the trip! I know there is a lot of walking there, most likely over difficult terrain. So, I'm going to try to tr... Read more

  • Outrunning the Donut - 1-29-15

    1/29/2015 6:18:34 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    Corey Piscopo was having WAY too much fun with his Photoshop skills. This photo in our local paper of a cyclist has been amended with a Milk Run donut chasing the cyclist down. We're such a healthy town. You will find cyclists, runners, and various other athletes getting their cardio up on their ... Read more

  • Taking A Load Off My Mind

    1/29/2015 5:42:49 PM, by BON204

    What a month January has been! I started off with great determination, to improve my health. My recent efforts, the past two weeks have not really reflected that. Not to worry however, my goals and belief in myself, has not faded in the least :) Another resolution of mine this year was ... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 1/29

    1/29/2015 4:35:21 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • Thursday

    1/29/2015 3:23:21 PM, by PICKIE98

    Talked to my doctor today. My x-ray results showed no fractures, however, he said I have advanced arthritis in both pelvis and hips. If I am still sore in a couple weeks, he will order something for pain. The other bad news I got was that he wants me to double my diabetes medicine. My A1c... Read more

  • Validation of goals

    1/29/2015 1:07:56 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Sometimes it takes a while, but nasty people eventually show their true colors. . . . and if you give someone enough rope, they usually get themselves all tangled up in it. Well, a couple years ago, one of my neighbors (who I... Read more


    1/29/2015 12:08:41 PM, by SUNSETBREEZE05

    1 Peter 5:4 (WEB) When the chief Shepherd is revealed, you will receive the crown of glory that doesn’t fade away. Promise #29: When Jesus appears, you will receive a crown of glory that will never dim. You may ask the question... why will we receive a crown of glory? The simple answe... Read more

  • Balance Your Lifestyle- Don't So Hard You Quit

    1/29/2015 10:35:46 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    It is hard to eat whole foods all of the time, especially if you aren't home. I find myself compromising outside of my house and sometimes in my house because it is so difficult to convert. It's a process though. I suspect I will never be an all or nothing gal. I lean more toward balance in ever... Read more

  • Marital Misunderstandings

    1/29/2015 10:31:09 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    How men and women record things in their diaries. Wife's Diary: Tonight, I thought my husband was acting weird. We had made plans to meet at a nice restaurant for dinner. I was shopping with my friends all day long, so I thought he was upset at the fact that I was a bit late, but he made... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    1/29/2015 10:29:39 AM, by JLAMING263

    Be Still, and Know That I Am God
    -that-i-am-god?lang=eng... Read more

  • Looking for ideas * please help

    1/29/2015 9:46:20 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    I am looking for ideas for the upcoming Valentines Day. Things are very different this year in our household. And this Valentines has some special circumstances that are making us have a hard time coming up with unique ideas for things to do. Let me break it down. My oldest son is 21 yea... Read more

  • Contemplating

    1/29/2015 8:49:22 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Yesterday was a crazy day, an early one hour meeting lasted two and a half hours, my lunch companios were 45 minutes late and before I knew it the day was GONE! When I went on line to post my Spark Points this morning, my first step was to transfer yesterday's breakfast to today's chart and lo and ... Read more

  • perseverance

    1/29/2015 8:41:24 AM, by PREYNOLDS1956

    There have been a few bumps in the road so far but all in all I am happy that I have stuck to it. Today I find out if my doctor is going to approve shots in my back. Any relief will be welcome! Haven't lost any more weight but haven't gained any either, that works for me LOL.... Read more

  • No Run Today

    1/29/2015 8:32:13 AM, by CUEBANANA

    Sick today. No run.... Read more


    1/29/2015 8:15:48 AM, by ADIRONDACKMOM

    A BIT OF HUMOR TO SHARE..... was sent to me in an E-mail. Subject: HOME SCHOOLED I think I heard most of these at one time or another while growing up. Most of our generation of 50+ was HOME SCHOOLED in m... Read more

  • Long day... new location

    1/29/2015 7:56:18 AM, by DSCROW

    Yesterday was a long day. It was not uneventful. We had gracious over night guests who are related through past marriage. Then I had a 5 mile run. I showered and finished packing in time to go to the funeral and grave side service. We spent important time with family. While the rest of the ext... Read more

  • I don't want to jinx anything...

    1/29/2015 7:13:07 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    ...but I thought I would celebrate just a little bit. The numbers on the scale have been going down! Yay! I have been back to school for about two weeks. I have planned my breakfast and lunch and have had flexible plans for dinner. I have taken healthy snacks to school. ... Read more

  • #59 today!

    1/29/2015 5:35:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is my birthday! What a special day of work, play and seeing friends! God gives each one of us a day to know that we are unique and special! ... Read more


    1/29/2015 2:26:08 AM, by -A-NEW-ME

    OMG...I CAN'T BELIEVE IT! I've been on Sparkpeople for 3 weeks. I am entering my 4th week and there has been a huge transformation in my daily routine, and especially, in my attitude! 3 weeks ago, I was, what I thought to be, a glorified couch potato, but now I am walking 30 minutes or more a day... Read more

  • packed

    1/29/2015 1:08:08 AM, by MCFITZ2

    Today was warm and sunny. We spent part of the day with daughter, son-inlaw and grandchildren. Packed suitcases weighed, and need to be up at 5 to go to the airport. A great time with family, but now time to go home and ride out the rest of winter. All positive thoughts, prayers, well wishes... Read more

  • a wonderful day 1 28-2015

    1/29/2015 12:54:55 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    Today was a beautiful day...waking up to a blue sky with out clouds and the Sun shinning. it has been a while since we had sun like this. got some snow, but not like the states more east and north of us. needed to shovel out the solar lights in the dogs potty room and make some of their walking p... Read more

  • No More Junk Food?

    1/29/2015 12:21:00 AM, by FREE2BME4HIM

    Wow I can't believe I am here AGAIN!!! trying to make some kind of sense out of what I eat, why I eat this way and how to change myself so I can change the way I eat. So January 1, 2015 I decided NO MORE JUNK FOOD!!! I am a sugar addict and so for 28 days now I have not had any candy, cake, pie,... Read more

  • Perspective, again

    1/29/2015 12:10:46 AM, by BEMUSED2

    I have been reading the blog of a Sparker with terminal cancer. It's sobering, to say the least. And illuminating, and strangely beautiful, the thoughts of a person who has to daily make decisions to maximize the quality of her life. I want to leave an encouraging and admiring message, but am at ... Read more


    1/28/2015 11:32:51 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    Spoken with my best friend, Shared my every thought. He has always been there to listen, No judgmental actions at all. Think he never listens, I've heard his gentle voice, "That faux pas wasn't so bad, You'll make a better choice." Listening to my best friend, He never ... Read more

  • I had a great time with DH and our son clearing a LOT of snow.

    1/28/2015 11:30:30 PM, by NORASPAT

    I went out after DH opened up the snow at the door it was waist deep across to the garage Door. DH started the blower and I opened the garage door and as it went up I was still seeing snow, it was a wall of packed snow over my head it had drifted so much. DH just had to take the blower through. It... Read more

  • Lifestyle

    1/28/2015 11:20:41 PM, by MONARCH17

    Yesterday I finally realize I've made the complete switch to sedentary lifestyle. Three weeks have passed and I only completed 30 minutes on one day on the treadmill per week. Also started binge eating again. Mindless eating. I've checked out. Absent. Let myself down and my body. Tonight I p... Read more