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  • On the lighter side

    12/16/2017 7:39:03 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    213 Sparkers... Read more

  • Saturday morning, pre-sunrise

    12/16/2017 7:12:39 AM, by PICKIE98

    I was so cold, I could not sleep! I turn my thermostat down to 57 at night or when we are gone for many hours during the day,so ewven with a sheet, two blankets, a quilt and a fleece nightgown, I actually woke up very cold! I have resisted my flannel sheets this long, just trying to see how long I... Read more

  • Listening to My SparkFriends

    12/16/2017 6:07:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    My one word of advice: Listen to your SparkFriends. I have grown as a person and gained much better health from listening to them. Now let me explain a bit about my Spark journey. I have been Sparking for 8 years. I started by using the food journal, and then the exercise journal. Every d... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 12/15/17

    12/15/2017 11:58:08 PM, by PDSLIM

    Had to do something with this cartoon but couldn't find too many sea realated Christmas pics. So hope you enjoy a few & also more tree suggestions for pet guardians. Plus this special video on the horse that rescued himself for Christmas. www.youtube.com/watch?v=wr_tZY
    iCjRE ... Read more

  • Happy Friday! Here are some pictures from today's Zumba Christmas party

    12/15/2017 11:51:39 PM, by TERRI289

    I think the logo on my jacket makes my butt look cool!! LOL... Read more

  • 12/15/17

    12/15/2017 9:01:36 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well after a 4 hour drive we arrived at the Chateau on the Lake! One of the neatest things is their collection of Gingerbread houses or Christmas Village. Here are a few pictures. and and and and . It is so neat the way food is used to decorate. Each one is probably a million calories! Th... Read more

  • Oh Darn...............

    12/15/2017 7:32:00 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    My Mom contracted the flue on Monday and when Ken went to visit her on Tuesday to do some chores for her, she said that she had a sinus infection and the dizziness is what caused her to fall in her apartment, She was taken to the hospital on Tuesday, to make sure that she didn't have a concussion a... Read more

  • Hi there!

    12/15/2017 7:19:33 PM, by CINDYLOSEY4444

    Second day and I am happier than I have been in a long time. Thank you Sparkpeople!... Read more

  • Getting back on here.

    12/15/2017 6:50:16 PM, by WIDOWAT61

    Hi everyone been a long time but gonna try and keep up with this site.. I have been on a low carb diet and walking every. day with my fitbit.. 😀😀😀... Read more

  • Today is my lucky day

    12/15/2017 2:28:58 PM, by 4MOICAM

    I had the fortune to meet a man named Raymond in the pharmacy row, while looking for my pressure medicine. His comment was: "75% of people are under medication." And he addressed me, and he said: "You want to know the secret to good health?" I answered with a yes. His answer was simple and c... Read more

  • Spoiler...Christmas

    12/15/2017 1:57:56 PM, by JLAMING263

    "To catch the real meaning of the spirit of Christmas, we need only drop the last syllable, and it becomes the Spirit of Christ." —Thomas S. Monson... Read more

  • It's cold - 12-15-17

    12/15/2017 1:41:06 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    It's cold, and it looks like it will be that way for awhile! Zachary Chelberg got a shot of his frosty friend: Bill Doyne noticed the frost patterns at the bus stop shelter at Shadow Run: And Curt Merchant saw the beauty in the frosty valley: It just know I've got t... Read more

  • Excited

    12/15/2017 12:33:49 PM, by BEBAUGH1

    I am so excited. Today is my weight in day I have lost 23 lbs! Today will be a bit of a challenge. Every Christmas I make my brothers favorite No Bake cookies and mail them to him. Today is going to be the day. He lives alone and doesn't really do much on Christmas so it is a joy he looks forward to... Read more

  • 87 days after hurricane Maria

    12/15/2017 12:24:06 PM, by LARENTA

    Wow, my estung habits sure have changed. I am in a bubble where I can only eat certain foods which are the only ones availiable for people who don't have power in their house. My diet is cooprised of: 1. Ramen noodle soup of all kinds 2. Canned foods 3. Military rations 4. Prepared foods 5. Eating o... Read more

  • Stop Making Excuses

    12/15/2017 11:56:06 AM, by MSSWEETCHEEKS

    At my TOPS online meeting yesterday, we discussed how when we make changes our body and mind want to refuse it unless we can convince it what we want. So, since we are resistant to change, that is where the excuses come into play. The excuses must stop!!!! It's time to get rid of th... Read more

  • Christmas Time Miracle .. They happen lol

    12/15/2017 11:29:35 AM, by BBLUNDON

    well .. not THAT kind of miracle. My hubs is not a fan of Christmas - he will not tell you what he wants, doesn't like decorating, and does the minimal to be involved. Couple that with working 2 out of every 3 years on Christmas day and our marriage has been interesting at Christmas time and I... Read more

  • Friday morning clouds

    12/15/2017 11:28:08 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a cool 50 degree start to the day on the Gulf Coast this morning. We spent most of yesterday searching for clothing article for;our two grandsons. The clerk who checked us out at Sears had difficulties finding the correct prices and safety tags on two articles. We had to seek a manager to g... Read more

  • Finally answers

    12/15/2017 10:52:03 AM, by JCOLEMAN15

    First I am beyond pissed at her pediatrician. Dumb lady said she had a bowel obstruction all along without doing tests. Then said 3 years ago.......she had a lactose intolerance. Whish ISNT the case at ALL. So I am going to find her a new doctor. Gi dr called this am......got a diagnosi... Read more

  • On the other side

    12/15/2017 8:51:11 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Christmas is Coming!

    12/15/2017 8:44:04 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    446 446 446 446 446 446 446 Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving. B. C. Forbes 446 446 446 446 446 446 446... Read more

  • Friday!!!

    12/15/2017 7:55:22 AM, by TWEDEE777

    OMG it's only 10 days until Christmas and I don't have the tree up. It's real, and it's sitting in a bucket of water in my garage. Half my presents are on the bed in the spare bedroom. No cookies or candies, fudge made. Absolutely zero care in the world whether it gets done or not. What's so differe... Read more

  • Friday..

    12/15/2017 6:54:46 AM, by JUSTA123

    even though I can't shake this cough, I've managed to get some pay it forward time in and today, is the kindergarten Christmas concert, should be a good morning , just have to stop and get some cough drops. Can't believe how fast this year is ending , seems the older I get the faster they go, to thi... Read more

  • Silencing the voice of temptation

    12/15/2017 5:13:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    My new challenge is learning to ignore the temptation of eating too much food through the holidays. Just a few small strategies go a long way. Today I worked at a desk where a wonderful teacher left a candy bar for me. It took me lots of strategizing to leave that snack alone all day long. ... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 12/14/17

    12/14/2017 11:40:52 PM, by PDSLIM

    Santa Paws Came! www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEjwX_
    gdn50 These guys go lots of presents, but their humans enjoyed them more. Every furkid should be as spoiled. But my little doxie Willie could show them a thing or two about opening presents! ... Read more

  • 12/14/17

    12/14/2017 10:20:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    What a week. Tomorrow I have a 1/2 day of work and then we leave for Branson for the Knights of Columbus meeting. 4 hours of driving I don't look forward to. My friend that we usually split the a/v work with isn't coming so I have all the work. The up side is for Margaret as I am in meetings all... Read more

  • Don't see THAT every day - 12-14-17

    12/14/2017 6:59:01 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    I walked out of the house earlier this week just in time to see a formation of 5 helicopters fly over my house: This was memorable because we're a SMALL mountain town - typically the only helicopter we ever hear is an occasional Flight for Life. I wasn't the only one curious. Scott Fran... Read more

  • Today I found out

    12/14/2017 4:19:13 PM, by STEPHANIE0131

    Today I found out the cause of my pain. The Pain I have been having for years is the same pain diabetic have in the hands and feet. It is called; peripheral neuropathy and mine is not due to being a diabetic. The Doctor has giving me some medication to take and I hope this will help me. 52... Read more

  • Just had a full body picture taken of me at work.

    12/14/2017 1:56:07 PM, by AUTUMNWINTER17

    Wow, I didn't realize that I looked like that... what the scale tells me is the truth! I will need to use this picture to remind myself of what I want to accomplish. I am embarrassed to be this heavy. It's horrible. :( Maybe I'll post it here in the pictures.... Read more

  • Holiday break

    12/14/2017 1:42:07 PM, by JCOLEMAN15

    So I am trying to clean this apt up. I am wiped out exhausted and tired literally and emotionally. I applied for the Bon secours care card......which takes 90 days to come back before approving but the ER bill was $3000 and I am poor sooooooo I applied for it so I can see their network of drs. At... Read more

  • Some shopping

    12/14/2017 1:36:33 PM, by JCOLEMAN15

    I love Ebay. Quick for the most part and I find really good deals. Mostly new stuff but there is nothing like a good used movie or book. I got Megs trouble game. She had one a few years ago and now broke so I got her a new one. Got my hubs christmas mostly done. We are big on the kids ... Read more

  • HMR DROPOUT

    12/14/2017 11:54:32 AM, by GINGERB13

    I tried the HMR diet but found that it did not make me feel very well and that I started having cravings for salt which I have not used extra salt on my food since I was in Jr High. Due to health conditions I really need to limit the sodium. Overall though I found the HMR experience a good o... Read more

  • (19) 12/14/2017

    12/14/2017 11:47:02 AM, by JDOSTIE3

    Been a few weeks now & still going strong. Early morning workouts are going well for me; hubby's still grumpy getting up so early to work out. I'm just glad he's still working out with me. Maintaining healthy eating habits is going well too. We've managed to find a few healthy snack alterna... Read more

  • Spoiler...Christmas

    12/14/2017 11:09:35 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Finding the real joy of Christmas comes not in the hurrying and the scurrying to get more done. We find the real joy of Christmas when we make the Savior the focus of the season." —Thomas S. Monson... Read more

  • Blessings, Decembe 14, 2017

    12/14/2017 10:38:57 AM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings each day. Here are today's blessings: 1. Time to do paperwork. 2. A good friend who took care of me when I could not. 3. Christmas programs. 4. Family, friends, and faith. Feel free to list your own blessings. ... Read more

  • Thursday morning

    12/14/2017 9:16:08 AM, by PICKIE98

    The blowing, drifting snow has kept me indoors, but DD had to go to PT. My car can plow through anything if it is under three feet high, without tearing the exhaust system and/or oil pan off the undercarriage. She just took a running reverse blast through our driveway to get to the street. One of ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/14/2017 7:44:07 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Happy Anniversary!! My Weight loss journey re-boot!

    12/14/2017 7:42:50 AM, by JENNAR45

    Yesterday I celebrated my One year Anniversary to rejoining Weight Watchers, meetings included. I was excited and anxious as I had hoped that the scale would reflect I a 70 pound loss for the year. I was 90% percent sure it would but my scale and the meeting scale do not always jive, mostly but not ... Read more

  • Gift ideas

    12/14/2017 7:34:31 AM, by JCOLEMAN15

    So any ideas of what to get a 15 yr old boy. His step mom and dad wont let him have a computer, phone, internet, game systems.......etc. So what can I get him.........I am going to get some clothes but maybe something fun for my house? any suggestions?... Read more

  • Reset..

    12/14/2017 7:26:53 AM, by TWEDEE777

    I'm going to reset my goals today and try to work on staying within my macros.... Read more

  • A Merry & Affordable Christmas

    12/14/2017 5:14:29 AM, by JSTETSER

    I'm on a mission to help my family have a Merry Christmas without going broke. A meaningful Christmas does not have to involve giving until it hurts or sets the family into financial crises mode. 1. Create an event! use your imagination to make a party festive with simple things. I bou... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 12/13/17

    12/13/2017 11:55:26 PM, by PDSLIM

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    at%22+Is+Our+New+Favorite+Christmas+Song Such talent!!! ... Read more

  • Wednesday, Dec 13th

    12/13/2017 10:51:19 PM, by TERRI289

    Sending love and prayers for all. 593... Read more

  • Drink More Water To Help Prevent UTIs................

    12/13/2017 10:23:15 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Drinking more water every day may help reduce the recurrence of urinary tract infections (UTIs) among women who are prone to these unpleasant infections: That's one of the key findings in a study presented at the infectious Diseases Society of America's annual meeting in October 2017. Researchers ... Read more

  • The Importance of Exercise

    12/13/2017 6:26:54 PM, by BEBAUGH1

    I really am learning the importance of exercise. Eating healthy and staying away from the sweet is very important for me. Sweets tend to equal depression for me. I have not made it to the gym since Sat. and I can feel the depression a bit. I have been so busy preparing for Christmas. Cleaning house ... Read more

  • Just a short check-in.

    12/13/2017 5:55:36 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Been awhile since I have blogged. Just been busy and my back and legs are not cooperating. I am still in therapy 2 days a week. This just to increase endurance and stamina and maintain strength and flexability. Tires me out. Then staying busy with community activities really is rough this year. But... Read more

  • Stormy Wednesday

    12/13/2017 5:55:08 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today was my one week post-op check with Dr. Graham. He said everything looks great, my implant is working great too. Today is my last day of using the three eye drops 4X/day. Starting tomorrow there are only two kinds twice a day. After that, one kind once a day. In-between all of that, I will... Read more

  • Looking for a great challenge?

    12/13/2017 2:43:15 PM, by MUVFASTA

    2018 Winter 5% Challenge Invitation This is your invitation! Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the 2018 Winter 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team challenges t... Read more

  • Stoic Eagle - 12-13-17

    12/13/2017 12:30:11 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    Kevin Dietrich found this stoic bald eagle perched in a tree along the Yampa River this week: Things will get worse before they get better - there's more snow in the forecast........ Read more

  • Some things unknown others solved

    12/13/2017 12:11:48 PM, by JCOLEMAN15

    So the good news of the day for my daughter and my budget.........she can have........ 495 466 480 22 Yes that is right. She IS NOT lactose intolerant. She was misdiagnosed which PISSES me off royally. However, they ruled that out bc of the dicyclomine tablets and she isnt blowing out aft... Read more

  • Christmas Cheer is Here

    12/13/2017 11:30:16 AM, by JOY831

    Only a couple of weeks away from Christmas day! The hustle and bustle, decorating, gift buying and meal planning, oh my! The stores stuffed full of stuff, crowds of people rush past me. Happy holidays is the cry, oh my! oh my! I stepped aside into the aisle to catch my breath with a loud sigh. ... Read more

  • Gia's Journey of Diabetes with the help of God

    12/13/2017 11:13:17 AM, by GIAARNOLD

    Wise is the person who would rather give honor than receive it. - We are only messengers of the One who deserves our cheers. —Mart DeHaan ... Read more

  • I hope I helped a few of those sparkers with "lots of their plates."

    12/13/2017 10:07:27 AM, by CTUPTON

    I put up my list of done tasks --well to brag a bit 20 --but also to show it can be done. 386 I am a s-l-o-w- worker! 134 I often have days I get nothing done. 102 I hate this slow pace. I always feel "behind." 24 But in a year quite a bit got accomplished non-the-less. 244 So... you... Read more

  • The body I had at 21.....can still be mine at 51...I believe this...

    12/13/2017 9:59:04 AM, by PHILLIPS661

    When I was young...pre-twenties..........
    ...everyone I ever knew. that I cared what they said..would say.."you will always be skinny..you can eat anything and not gain anything.." it wasn't until my mid-twenties when I found out they were lying to me.....probably not to be mean to me..but to be ... Read more

  • Spoiler...Christmas

    12/13/2017 9:52:06 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Focusing on the Lord and everlasting life can help us not only at Christmas, but through all the challenges of mortality." —Russell M. Nelson... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/13/2017 9:10:02 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    224 244 211 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Choices!

    12/13/2017 8:46:55 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    36 36 36 36 36 36 36 There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. Denis Waitley 36 36 36 36 36 36 36... Read more

  • Hump day...

    12/13/2017 8:30:34 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Looks really gloomy out today. Going to breakfast with hubby and a friend. Than I need to get serious about Christmas wrapping, buying and baking.... Read more

  • Writing for Fun

    12/13/2017 5:19:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Blogging myself happy! Why blog? These days, I'm alone but not lonely. Blogging keeps me connected to people. I came from a large family and lived across the street from my cousins. There were always lots of friends around. For most of my life, I've lived close to friends and family. Unt... Read more

  • I can actually do this:)

    12/13/2017 2:46:18 AM, by MAPHUM

    After years of trying to loose weight ineffectively, I feel positive that I can do this. I started focusing on what I eat and tracking on 17 October. By 21 November I had lost 7 kg's which I was trilled about. The great thing is that I didn't feel deprived. I went on holiday on the 23 November,... Read more

  • HAPPY HANUKKAH ;-) 12/12/17

    12/13/2017 12:16:01 AM, by PDSLIM

    Putter The Hanukkah Dog www.youtube.com/watch?v=niibZi
    WX-A8 Cat Getting ready for Hanukkah www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzyIJd
    Jg33E One family I knew as a child honored dual December holidays. They called their tree a Hanukkah Bush... Read more

  • Happy Hanukkah!

    12/12/2017 11:20:11 PM, by TERRI289

    Wishing all who celebrate a wonderful Hanukkah! Sweet dreams!... Read more

  • Did You Hear Me Laughing This Afternoon???

    12/12/2017 10:53:26 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I received a letter from the Hospital where I go for my yearly Mammogram a few days ago. I didn't get a Mammogram in 2017 because it would have had to be in December (Insurance) and I don't see the surgeon for my post-op appointment for my Cervical Surgery until December 19th. I want to get the OK... Read more

  • Oh, my, it is cold outside.

    12/12/2017 6:55:39 PM, by XME501

    Well, we have been below freezing for a couple of days - and looks like the cold has moved and settled in!! But, it was warm at Up With DoNuts this morning when Elaine and i met for our Bible study. I am so addicted to their maple bars. Then was off to BiMart - had a lucky number this m... Read more

  • Right now I feel ________________.

    12/12/2017 4:19:46 PM, by STUBBY_DOUGLAS

    Patriotic [re-building my military shadow box]. 232... Read more

  • 12/12/17

    12/12/2017 3:10:56 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I am nervous about tonight. I am leaving my comfort zone, joining this retreat team with people I don't know. I wish I was busier at work, where I didn't keep thinking about it. Some co-workers went to a place called fuzzy tacos for lunch and I asked them to bring me two beef brisket tacos. I a... Read more

  • OH MAN Snowman - 12-12-17

    12/12/2017 2:14:40 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    Shannon Lukens caught one of our neighbors' Christmas displays - the OH MAN Snowman: You may not be able to tell from the photo, but the snowman sometimes has rotating colored lights to catch your eye. The Fischer family ALWAYS has some kind of over-the-top Christmas display. Accord... Read more

  • Spoiler...Christmas

    12/12/2017 1:55:01 PM, by JLAMING263

    "Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values. It is peace because we have found peace in the Savior’s teachings. It is t... Read more

  • Daily diary

    12/12/2017 1:35:22 PM, by MARIA9679

    I starting this daily blog .to keep me motivated and hold me accountable . I praying and hoping to look back at myself in 9 months and say yeahhh I lost that weight . Not hell here I go again... Read more

  • 2018 Winter 5% Challenge Invitation

    12/12/2017 12:22:50 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This invitation is for you! Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the 2018 Winter 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team challenges that focus on exercise & healthy lifesty... Read more

  • Thursday activities

    12/12/2017 11:17:36 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is another cool 50 degree start to the day on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast. WE are still praying for the young girl next door who is in the hospital still recovering from her ailment. I am still struggling with right ear problems too. We have to pick up our youngest grandson after school t... Read more

  • Word of the Day: Wanderjahr

    12/12/2017 11:09:58 AM, by LT3AG4S

    Word of the Day: Wanderjahr [vahn-duh r-yahr] http://static.sfdict.com/aud
    io/W00/W0031200.mp3 noun, plural Wanderjahre [vahn-duh r-yah-ruh] (Show IPA). German. 1. a year or period of travel, especially following one's schooling and before practicing a profession. 2. (formerly) a year i... Read more

  • SMILE!

    12/12/2017 10:44:48 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    334 334 334 334 334 334 334 A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside. Denis Waitley 334 334 334 334 334 334 334... Read more

  • Had to take a short break from my exercise...

    12/12/2017 10:41:42 AM, by VDALE4

    The end of November caught a cold with congestion so didn't really feel good, but now pretty much over it. I knew it was time to get back to my workouts at the gym. When I am awaken in the night with the beginning of a Sciatica leg cramp. I was able to calm the thing before it really took hold of me... Read more

  • Feeling drained

    12/12/2017 10:26:03 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I am feeling so tired this morning. I had almost 9 hours of sleep last night that I feel like I had less than half of that. I am not usually this tired in the morning. Not since I started using my CPAP machine at the beginning of the year. I hope that the doctor finds something in the blood work tha... Read more

  • Internet..

    12/12/2017 10:15:08 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Stupid Mediacom...no internet again. Going to see about switching.... Read more

  • Spark Coach Challenge

    12/12/2017 9:59:08 AM, by JULMATT

    Today's Coach Challenge was to come up with a motivational statement that encourages/inspires you. Took me a few minutes to come up with one, but I managed. "Each step I take is success."... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/12/2017 9:55:34 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Oh Yeah? 334 Exception to the rule? 10-Commandments? 211 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Tuesday morning

    12/12/2017 9:14:25 AM, by PICKIE98

    DD went to PT an is running errands. I am trying to hunt and peck on this keyboard, get things done. NOw I have phone calls to make because my heallth insurance stopped paying for some Rx's because they said that Medicare will start January 1, so that is cancelled out for me now! WHAT? I had t... Read more

  • Baby it's cold outside..

    12/12/2017 7:48:51 AM, by JUSTA123

    Lord it's cold here, this isn't why I live in Fl, I hate cold, but even here mother nature is in control, fortunately we don't get the white stuff 244 Off to get kids to school then going to wash that grey right out of my hair and send it's on it's way. 211 do a few chores, then get ready for tonig... Read more

  • The First and Second Snow Storms

    12/12/2017 5:25:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    The fist snow is a magical time. The world is covered in white, glistening diamonds. There's a hushed quietness that comes with this soft blanket. I feel like a playful child again as I shovel the snow from the driveway. All of nature is full of the wintery wonderland. I know that snow is a... Read more

  • Constant temptation in this worl

    12/12/2017 4:27:18 AM, by JANEINE

    As I try seriously to keep my focus on weight loss and regaining as much health, I am finding so very much to cause a down fall. In the past, I have had a attitude that was the essence of failure. I felt this was done to me, I didn't ask for the surgeries, didn't want them and I truly Hated the... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 12/11/17

    12/11/2017 11:48:57 PM, by PDSLIM

    Santa Claus and husky dogs in Lapland www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyoPCM
    HQV44 Makes sense - they[re sled dogs. And - what to do with extra Christmas cards you have Have a ggrrrreat day. Peggy... Read more

  • Fiber Fights Colon Cancer

    12/11/2017 11:13:36 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    More research reinforces the benefits of a fiber-rich diet when it comes to colon cancer. The study (JAMA Oncology, Nov. 2, 2017) looked at the fiber consumption of 1,575 men and women who had been treated for colon or rectal cancer that had not spread beyond the colon. The data showed that for ev... Read more

  • Monday....why can't every weekend be a three day!

    12/11/2017 10:46:03 PM, by TERRI289

    Taught two Zumba classes...tired now..good night!!! 102... Read more

  • 12/11/17

    12/11/2017 9:31:19 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Was my work from home day and I had a pleasant day. Spent time getting ready for the Mission Retreat I am on that starts tomorrow night! I am looking forward to it. It is a bit out of my comfort zone as I only know one person on the team. I am hoping that by taking on this retreat it will help ... Read more

  • Travel Day

    12/11/2017 9:21:16 PM, by BEBAUGH1

    I was out of town today and spent too much time in the car so I did not get to exercise as much as I would of liked. I may be going out of town again tomorrow. I really do miss the gym when I don't go.... Read more

  • What is an oscopy?

    12/11/2017 8:41:59 PM, by JCOLEMAN15

    Lol. So tomorrow is the endoscopy and colonoscopy. My daughter said mom what is an oscopy? She cant get out the first part. Told her they were taking a camera in her backsides to look and see whats wrong. She said uh uh no one looking at my butt. LOL. The life of an autistic kid. The pas... Read more

  • Monday!

    12/11/2017 7:47:22 PM, by JUSTA123

    So Monday brings more cold weather, but doesn't matter, schedules are full and chores need to be done. Basketball game tonight, tomorrow middle school chorus. Managed to get some laundry done, and a trip to Sam's with my son a good day, my mile is in. Hope everyone is having a great day!... Read more

  • Still around

    12/11/2017 4:51:02 PM, by CHRYS00

    Been slacking of the last few weeks in checking in on spark people. Haven't blogged in a long time since I had nothing really much to say. But I need to get back into checking in every day so I blog to kick start my butt again! I have been doing well, I got my A1C from over 13% down to 6.3... Read more

  • Spoiler...Christmas

    12/11/2017 1:53:56 PM, by JLAMING263

    "This Christmas, as the spirit of the season permeates our hearts, let us do something that expresses our feelings in an outward way, showing that we understand that the babe born in Bethlehem is the real Redeemer." —Gary E. Stevenson... Read more

  • Two Birds with One Stone

    12/11/2017 1:48:43 PM, by DAVIDSON6004

    I've been feeling really motivated after joining SparkPeople last week. I've started reading labels on packages and making better choices. I'm tracking my nutrition and water daily. The hard part for me is doing more exercise, but this weekend I may have figured out something that may work for me... Read more

  • Monday, snowy Monday

    12/11/2017 1:11:54 PM, by PICKIE98

    It is snowing again today,, all day. I am not going outside today. I fear that my depth perception with one eye, balance issues, a cane, and slippery walkway, plus the glaring snow, will just be a recipe for a fall. I cannot risk any infections or injuries now. I have waited 14 years for these surge... Read more

  • 2017 Reflections....So Far

    12/11/2017 12:38:40 PM, by GRANDMATHOMPSON

    524 With Christmas just around the corner, literally, it is a fortnight away as they used to say, I got to thinking this morning about how this year has gone in every direction of my life. 2017 has had its ups and downs, and thankfully we are ending on a happier note. Health-wise, th... Read more

  • I found this amusing ..

    12/11/2017 12:04:08 PM, by BBLUNDON

    This is NOT an attack on religion at all .. but I'd never thought of it this way but when you look you see what the original poster said. It makes me think about really seeing and listening to those and situations around you because things may not always be as you think. cheers spark... Read more

  • We Three Kings? - 12-11-17

    12/11/2017 11:43:48 AM, by KOFFEENUT

    Or maybe Three Wise Guys? Keri Rusthoi did not share the reason Sir Magic McMerlin, King Ray and Sir Marshmallow McSugarcube are dressed up in finery, but they DO look good: Although now that I consider it, I think Sir Magic McMerlin is giving us the side-eye......... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/11/2017 9:28:40 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    OK, thanks for the warning. 334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Keep Going!

    12/11/2017 8:48:52 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    36 36 36 36 36 36 36 Keep Going As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time. Denis Waitley 36 36 36 36 36 36 36... Read more

  • Christmas...

    12/11/2017 6:45:09 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Two weeks from today. Still need to ship, wrap and send packages. Just got the tree last night, so decorating, making cookies and buying the stuff for Christmas dinner. Hope time slows a little so I can get it all done.... Read more

  • Choose Happiness!

    12/11/2017 5:25:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    I choose Happiness I choose to see the good in others. I choose to be thankful. I choose to make changes in my life every day. I choose to ignore petty problems. The glass is half full, and my life matters. When I choose happiness, others feel love, acceptance and contentment. ... Read more

  • Mmmmm

    12/11/2017 4:53:25 AM, by PATTY2020

    I haven't really started yet. Been to gym a few times. Now I have the excuse of Chrismas and the food. Going to get my woman cave started this week so if it's cold outside I can do my tapes. 220.4 today 😢... Read more