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  • Trying and Failing...the flip flop of a new life plan

    2/27/2017 6:21:40 PM, by BELLONDA

    2016 I got up to 178 lbs. I lost a little and came back to Spark. I was down to 163 some months ago and have since then crept up and down back and forth to today's horrifying 170 lbs. seriously I know how to do this... so once again a new month is upon us...as usual, i will say please let this be... Read more

  • My Weightloss Goal For 2017

    2/27/2017 6:02:32 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    This is a BIG one for me... I was Blessed to break out of the 600's I was Blessed to break out of the 500's I was Blessed to break out of the 400's Lord Bless me to break out of the 300's!!! My goal this year is to be under 300lbs. The day this happens I am going to cry my eyes ou... Read more

  • SPOILER...Atonememt

    2/27/2017 5:10:05 PM, by JLAMING263

    "That Atonement would achieve complete victory over physical death, unconditionally granting resurrection to every person who has been born or ever will be born into this world. Mercifully it would also provide forgiveness for the personal sins of all, from Adam to the end of the world, conditioned ... Read more

  • Out of Need

    2/27/2017 4:10:53 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    36 36 36 36 36 36 36 Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win. Denis Waitley 36 36 3636 36 36 36... Read more

  • Walking

    2/27/2017 4:04:03 PM, by CHAR286

    Two mile walks for the last three days. Feels good... Read more

  • Allergies are going to be the death of me, NOT THE GYM!

    2/27/2017 2:40:53 PM, by MELODY8201

    Re-thinking this whole "cold turkey" off ALL allergy meds to see if my body can learn to live in peace with allergens. I don't think it is going to work as well as I thought. My eyes burn and water, my throat is raw and horrible sinus congestion....maybe better to try taking Claritin every other da... Read more

  • Trying AGAIN AGAIN AGAIN AGAIN

    2/27/2017 1:41:30 PM, by KITTYKASEY

    Here it is years later. Now I have found that I am a food "addict". No matter what I have done it seems to come back. So at this point, I am no longer dieting. I am cutting out the foods that I know I want to eat less of. I won't say "I can't' have this or I am counting that; instead I am say NO to... Read more

  • Starting over is good

    2/27/2017 1:28:42 PM, by MARYJOYW

    It was so easy to start falling back into old patterns. It was so easy to make excuses. I think it was a bit about feeling sorry for myself. I'd had back problems off and on for 40 years. My doctor convinced me to try physical therapy. I went in with some pain, but walking up to four miles most days... Read more

  • I found...

    2/27/2017 1:24:08 PM, by CTUPTON

    no, not the 2 things I was looking for. 24 But I found my old fishing license and I found 2 directions to padlocks--and I found one of the padlocks, too!!! And found hubby's SS card, but not mine!... Read more

  • The Lost Weekend

    2/27/2017 12:36:37 PM, by PAVLOVSPUPPY

    I have been keeping streaks going for tracking my food and water, exercise, checking in and so forth for 18 days or more and then Friday hit. I don't know what happened. I just stopped logging in, exercising and tracking everything. Like I'd never done it. Like I'd never heard of such a thing. Never... Read more

  • Hope to hop around the gym tomorrow, on one leg.

    2/27/2017 12:13:46 PM, by DEB-DA

    Plan to work on the UBE, since my legs won't cooperate. I need to find a calorie entry for it.... Read more

  • Today!

    2/27/2017 11:30:13 AM, by LCDDUB

    Good Morning Sparkers, Sitting here thinking what to write and the mind is going blank. It's that kind of day, so I'll wish you all well, get your workouts in, eat right and enjoy your day... Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • Memories

    2/27/2017 11:18:04 AM, by LINDAKAY228

    Late last night I was watching one of those entertainment news shows on tv on Fox. I can't think of the name of it but it's like Extra on NBC. I had heard the news already but they had an interview with David Cassidy about his dementia. This makes me sad. He's 66 and I'll be 62 tomorrow. When t... Read more

  • Nearing end of most successful month

    2/27/2017 10:57:11 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a 71 degree partly sunny start to the week on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast. We successfully had a great day with our grandsons yesterday as we brought them to Mellow Mushroom for lunch. Their parents went to Destin to celebrate their 17th wedding anniversary and his promotion to the top ... Read more

  • Condo for sale in north central connecticut. Ranch style. Lovely location.

    2/27/2017 10:13:57 AM, by CTUPTON

    It was the perfect place for us to live. We needed a one-floor place with an open floor plan. Hubby could maneuver his motorized wheelchair around to every room. Basement is as large as the condo itself. Lots of "nature" around. Very, very quiet since no highways can be heard. Newly r... Read more

  • Sciatica..

    2/27/2017 9:59:58 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Having severe sciatica pain. Looked at some you to videos for exercises from doctors. Going to try them today. Have to be able to walk around Vegas. Have a fantastic week all!!... Read more

  • Monday morning

    2/27/2017 9:52:36 AM, by PICKIE98

    It was a nice, peaceful weekend for me. The sister issues notwithstanding, I had a chance to catch up on some personal things and just plain relax. I spoke with my cousin who just returned from The Netherlands Saturday evening. She was the one I guided through the Trust and Mom-care process, ... Read more

  • A new week begins

    2/27/2017 9:50:17 AM, by JUSTA123

    Stayed on track, yesterday and made my goal, plus a swim, weather here has been beautiful 67 Got my mile in already, figured I'm up might as well move 246 Going to relx a bit , then start on laundry and straightening up a bit, before the princess has to be picked up from pre-k then the afternoon wi... Read more

  • Changing My Mind About Turtling Along

    2/27/2017 9:35:30 AM, by KARENCLARK52

    I think I am the queen of the turtles. I started the current phase of my journey 5 1/2 years ago with the plan to lose about 40 pounds. The first 20 came off pretty quickly, but the next 20 have come in fits and starts. I never quit, but I would bounce around with 5 pounds for a while, get there, bo... Read more

  • Monday Motivation

    2/27/2017 9:34:56 AM, by EMM1119

    Happy Monday! Believe in yourself! You are here and you've got this! Make it an awesome day!!!!! ... Read more

  • Feb 27

    2/27/2017 9:04:03 AM, by LFH113057

    Here we go! I have 2 months to lose some weight before my vacation to the valley. I would really like to lose 15 to 20 lbs by then. Birthday coming up end of November...that's 9 months. I WILL BE AT GOAL BY NOVEMBER 30th. 383... Read more

  • Getting your wings....

    2/27/2017 9:02:17 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Have a great week... 213 ... Read more

  • 😎

    2/27/2017 8:58:38 AM, by MELITTA61

    Not very happy with myself with my eating habits over the weekend...I know it was stress emotional eating...ugh...how to be accountable....... Read more

  • New Struggle

    2/27/2017 8:40:07 AM, by JULMATT

    Life has not been kind to me since January when I promised myself to get back on track and be more alert to the stress and emotional eating. Little has gone in a good way since then. I know life throws you curve balls and bumps all the time, but one right after the other takes a toll on anyone. W... Read more

  • Think

    2/27/2017 8:33:57 AM, by MICHELE13281

    Need to think thing through before making plans that can't be kept. Ex: made plan to go to gym after work, well I am exhausted after work, 12 hours of work plus an hour of travel is tiring. So I don't go then feel like a failure cause I didn't. Think things out as to when you can do a work out. 58... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    2/27/2017 8:09:31 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    101 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Blessings, February 27, 2017

    2/27/2017 8:03:59 AM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings each day. Here are today's blessings: 1. I am ready to do my taxes. 2. Wonderful husband. 3. Healthy food in the house. 4. Family, friends, and faith. Feel free to list your own blessings.... Read more

  • Veggies...

    2/27/2017 7:31:23 AM, by OCEANICDETH

    I enjoy most fruit so I'm lucky there. If only they weren't so damn expensive. I make sure I buy a bag of apples, some oranges for the month. If there's a lil extra money, I'll get berries of some sort, bananas, and whatnot. Veggies...oh dear veggies...I am not a fan of you. I eat potatoes and corn ... Read more

  • Day 2

    2/27/2017 6:40:29 AM, by TALICOKIM

    So I went to the Spring Home Show yesterday in Charlotte. I saw some amazing stuff, but as my friend Jackie said there really wasn't anything there you couldn't find somewhere else. We had a good time. Spent $15.00 on a copper mug so I could get free refills, and didn't get any. LOL. I am adding an ... Read more

  • Excellence and a caring attitude!

    2/27/2017 5:17:15 AM, by JSTETSER

    The Perkins Inn B & B is both beautiful and comfortable. It has become my second home after just one night. It was by far my best experience ever staying in a B & B. I remember the first time ever I saw this place. I was out walking with my husband John right after Christmas. We were in C... Read more

  • 1 month to lose 1kg? Really, body?

    2/26/2017 11:50:47 PM, by PURPLENURP

    Which is 2.2lbs for people who use pounds. That for me is way too long to lose that little amount of weight. I know I'm meant to be measuring inches, and I probably seem hard headed, buuuut, surely I'd lose something. I've been eating within my calories for the most part except for a few d... Read more

  • Tomorrow we are going to find curtains for the bathroom and more!

    2/26/2017 11:42:52 PM, by NORASPAT

    I am really happy with just taking the glass doors off the bath tub. I was able to get off all the adhesives and it looks good. We are going to buy the shower curtain, the rod and curtains for the window I am going to have a much nicer bathroom. This will be the very first time I am going t... Read more

  • New day...

    2/26/2017 11:42:51 PM, by SLIMCRUISER

    Well, here I am again. I haven't checked into Sparkpeople for quite awhile. I've still been working at the weight loss and exercise on my own....had ups and downs. I decided to come back here for some help. I rejoined a walking challenge, and tomorrow will be day one of eating, exercising AND TRACKI... Read more

  • Reset

    2/26/2017 11:40:57 PM, by CHAR286

    Did a reset of my goals and all. Had been messing with the numbers and decided Spark probably knows best for the most part lol.... Read more

  • Hello Sunday night..pictures

    2/26/2017 10:38:59 PM, by TERRI289

    Pictures from our antique trip to Berlin Maryland and some pictures from Friday night's flashback concert to hear an Allman Brothers tribute band. They were great. Easier day today, a little exercise, a visit to the bookstore and a nap! Woo hoo kind of day!! 334... Read more

  • 2/26/17

    2/26/2017 9:53:22 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, still have the cough and don't have much energy, but feeling better. I spent time picking songs for the next six weeks. Cleaning up other people's messes are not fun. I spent half the day trying to get the choir members back and was successful with some but our best alto and baritone have l... Read more

  • A gorgeous Race day

    2/26/2017 8:56:50 PM, by CRUISEGAL55

    I am so grateful for the path my life has taken. There was sky writing, but I don't know what it said. The Blue Angels did a flyover, but I wasn't fast enough to get a pic. 535 I still get excited by them. 247... Read more

  • To Bring You A Smile

    2/26/2017 8:12:06 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    A little boy was attending his first wedding. After the service, his cousin asked him, "How many women can a man marry?" "Sixteen," the boy responded. His cousin was amazed that he had an answer so quickly. "How do you know that?" "Easy," the little boy said, "All you have to do is... Read more

  • Sunday walks

    2/26/2017 7:41:15 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My walking to and from church has improved again. I was at 16 minutes getting to church and 15 minutes getting home from church a week ago today. Today it was 15 minutes getting to church and 14 minutes getting home from church. So my CPAP is helping BIG TIME!!!!! I am getting more energy and I'm br... Read more

  • 2/26/17

    2/26/2017 6:35:22 PM, by MAMABEAR372

    Well, I haven't written anything in awhile. I have been a little MIA on here in comparison to how I used to be on here. This is what is going on, the good and the complicated. I have been under a doctor's care since last September for a back injury that was taking its sweet ol time to heal. ... Read more

  • Integrity

    2/26/2017 6:34:59 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    8 8 8 8 8 8 8 A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come. Denis Waitley 8 8 8 8 8 8 8... Read more

  • how many gallons do you weigh ?

    2/26/2017 5:28:13 PM, by STEPHANIE0131

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  • Weight Update & My Faith Journey

    2/26/2017 5:09:53 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    Hello Everyone:) I hope & Pray that you all are well and enjoying the New Year! As you can imagine things in my life has changed and are changing all the time. When I weighed 653lbs I barely existed. I had very little hope for myself and it's like I was alive but nearly dead on the inside but... Read more

  • 15 Minutes

    2/26/2017 4:47:20 PM, by CHIGGERCANE

    We took the dogs up to the farm and tromped about for almost an hour. The dogs were quite exhausted afterwards. I have not checked fitbit yet to see the distance. Tomorrow, I am determined to get back to the pool. A week off is enough. I have work in the morning and a repair guy coming to t... Read more

  • 6 lbs lost!!!

    2/26/2017 4:34:01 PM, by SUGARSWEETS83

    I am so happy!! I've lost 6 lbs, I know that it's probably water weight but still it's 6lbs!! Have to be excited about the small things or you'll give up!!! :)... Read more

  • Can't find title to the van and can't find original SS cards. Darn!

    2/26/2017 4:11:44 PM, by CTUPTON

    So, to do: 1) Go downtown Buffalo to the SS office . Get a new (free ) card. 2) Pay $25 to the state of Connecticut to get a new Title to the van. so I can get a NYS driver's license and register the van in NY state. Yuk. chris... Read more

  • I can't believe I got so much done today!

    2/26/2017 4:08:40 PM, by CTUPTON

    Something's wrong. I had many boxes of assorted papers. Tons of papers!! I sorted maybe 5 boxes of assorted papers and at least got things grouped and grouped and labeled groups put in the general area where they should go. chris... Read more

  • Fitbit Frustration

    2/26/2017 3:31:38 PM, by YIKES50

    I have been trying to like the Fitbit. I really found the Spark device useful and easy. The Fitbit, on the other hand, has been frustrating. It seems to enter automatically once a day - but too late to use the calculations to alter food intake. Not that I would on a regular basis, but s... Read more

  • Feb 24, 25 and 26th

    2/26/2017 3:19:37 PM, by WALKIETALKIE

    Took half a day off on Friday. Came home and made more chicken flavored rice for Skipper. He is doing better. The vet gave us a prescription for senior food that is basically a chicken and rice diet with added fiber and the nutrients he needs added too. We order his food online Friday afternoon. We ... Read more

  • Cats & lost blog subscriptions ;-) 2/25/17

    2/26/2017 3:03:50 PM, by PDSLIM

    Cute Furkids ad cheezburger.com/84566785/video
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    helter-parody?utm_source=f
    eedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBl
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    itzRss&utm_content=This+Hi
    larious+Commercial+for+Fur
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    e+Best+Thing+We%27ve+Ever+Seen ... Read more

  • Youngsters - 2-26-17

    2/26/2017 2:16:04 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    We have a lot of moose babies in town. Well, maybe adolescents is a better term. Unsupervised they're likely to find the trees on your patio the tastiest, as Randall Williams discovered: Or they may simply be curious about your skis, like the one outside Reed Graves' place: A... Read more

  • Sunday afternoon

    2/26/2017 2:00:37 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I have done very little, but accomplished a few things. I am still sorting through some personal papers and addresses from Christmas cards and funeral condolences. Still no word from my sister after her call to the Trust attorney, complaining about me..... Read more

  • SPOILER...Callings

    2/26/2017 1:07:21 PM, by JLAMING263

    Carl B. Cook Fulfilling callings requires faith. Blessings come as we persevere in our callings and responsibilities and hang on with all the faith we have.... Read more

  • 3 drunk guys entered a taxie......

    2/26/2017 12:38:27 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

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  • Never eat chocolate ?

    2/26/2017 12:31:33 PM, by JENNAR45

    Today is a lazy Sunday, as I type here in my bathrobe it is well past Noon. I plan on walking but it is a rest day so maybe not all my steps. The smell of carrot cake wafts through the air in my house. I will eat a piece one day this week, and the rest will be devoured by my Guy and my kids. Min... Read more

  • Today!

    2/26/2017 12:17:11 PM, by LCDDUB

    Good Morning Sparkers, Read a post a few minutes ago how that "Sparker" saw Sunday as their day to 're-focus' and another that this was a 'fresh start' for them. An awesome way to see today and something we all miight want to consider. To that I'll add the gratitudes for all I have and so oft... Read more

  • Hello! I'm back!

    2/26/2017 12:04:45 PM, by DELILAC51

    334 Hi everyone!😃 I gave up for a bit, but I'm back and motivated. My new Doc sent me to a place where I got an advanced metabolic test done, they test your air intake when at rest and when exercising. They give you accurate bpm to exercise and lose weight and your calorie intake. Next week I me... Read more

  • Day 56

    2/26/2017 11:27:33 AM, by SOVEREIGNQUEEN

    So I didn't die at Jazzercise. Far from it...I really liked it, actually! It felt good to move around and just enjoy myself for an hour. And while my friend and I were the youngest participants by at least 10 or 15 years, can I tell you...those ladies are in AWESOME shape! Wow... each time a ne... Read more

  • Back to my 21 days to a new Habit

    2/26/2017 10:52:55 AM, by PAMIFRANI

    This really works. I started the 21 days to a new habit 2 summers ago and it works so well it's scary. Now not saying you still don't have to have other motivation but after that 21 days if you don't go to the gym or eat that apple or what ever good habit you're trying to develop; it feels like s... Read more

  • Las Vegas..

    2/26/2017 10:33:21 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Looks like I'm going to Las Vegas in two weeks. Not sure how much fun I'll have with my back feeling like it does. Can't pass up the chance though because I love traveling and going to Vegas is one of my favorite. Hope you all have a great week!!... Read more

  • Recovery Traditions: Reprint Permission Granted Images

    2/26/2017 10:04:45 AM, by DEBGETSFIT121

    Creative Common's Images. Public Domain Text. Designed by ME. Additional images will be added as they are completed. TO SAVE: Right Click on IMAGE. Choose SAVE IMAGE AS. Download to your PC. Reprint Permission Granted. Feel free to share. Reprint Permission Granted. Feel free to share.... Read more

  • Sunday 2/26

    2/26/2017 9:56:31 AM, by TALICOKIM

    Well I think I am heading in the right direction. I have let so many things pile up, I have finally had enough and the change starts with me. Ready to start.. Talk soon 521... Read more

  • Blessings, February 26, 2017

    2/26/2017 9:40:52 AM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings each day. Here are today's blessings: 1. Sunshine. 2. Books. 3. Sleep. 4. Family, friends, and faith. Feel free to list your own blessings.... Read more

  • "What If?"

    2/26/2017 9:27:55 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Snowed last night, a bit, and the sun is trying to come out now. Looks like a nice day on it's way. 250... Read more

  • Distractions

    2/26/2017 9:07:31 AM, by OCEANICDETH

    Though I read the article about no distractions when eating, I actually use the distractions during meal time to slow down my eating. Growing up as a kid/teen, I couldn't eat fast enough to get away from the dinner table and still eat like that now. I'm working on slowing down my eating, enjoying my... Read more

  • Sunday!!

    2/26/2017 9:04:05 AM, by JUSTA123

    244 , I met all my goals yesterday and then some. I felt like getting away for awhile last night so I went down to watch the sunset, let me sure a piece of it with you , and , and finally this, but I took so many it was hard to choose, hope you all have a beautiful day!... Read more

  • Feb 26

    2/26/2017 9:00:08 AM, by LORNAANN

    Ok so I started off good, then picked up several extra shifts at work and there went every thing...I actually gained 0.8 lbs in the last 13 days...what the heck??? I'm not frustrated right now...I'm angry...I need to stop putting every thing else ahead of my health....I'm spending the day making a p... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    2/26/2017 7:26:17 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    104 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • The views we choose

    2/26/2017 5:08:35 AM, by JSTETSER

    The Views we choose When watching the news Some we've held dear because they are clear CNN, and The Times Left out of the briefing Because of their beefing Over trumped up lies Donald's fake news we despise! More than anything, I want t be able to persuasively express... Read more

  • And on the 7th day she ate cake

    2/26/2017 3:52:55 AM, by FITBITCHOCOLATE

    Well, I haven't eaten the cake yet, but I know I will. Why? Because it's my goddaughter's birthday! I'll just make it a small portion. So, seven days in... I feel... Pretty amazing to be honest. This week I: - consistently tracked food (which is always hard for me, usually, but this... Read more

  • New chapter in my life

    2/26/2017 2:26:46 AM, by JODI-LEAH68

    In March I'm relocating for my job to Indianapolis,IN. I am nervous and excited.... Read more

  • Cats & Dogs ;-) 2/25/17

    2/26/2017 12:50:43 AM, by PDSLIM

    Romeo & Juliet www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnVKQm
    bcY_Y What do you mean, I can't keep them????? Have a wonderful day. Peggy... Read more

  • Maine felt like Spring, the river is flowing and the birds are back.

    2/25/2017 11:21:02 PM, by NORASPAT

    Alas the birds are back and this week will be very cold. The better news is we are not having snow and the mild weather has taken the snow down to the roads and also our Patio. I will be putting the feeder on the snow and I hope it will be easy to add more bird feed. The dogs are fenced in... Read more

  • Friday/Saturday...great times

    2/25/2017 10:16:35 PM, by TERRI289

    Quick recap...Two great Zumba classes, lunch with fellow retired teachers, concert with friends at the casino, and antiquing in Maryland on Saturday. I am missing sleep...more tomorrow! 102... Read more

  • 2/25/17

    2/25/2017 9:01:46 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well the cold is a bit better, still felt kind of punk today. Took the day pretty easy. Just did light workouts and took them at slower pace. I thought about skipping church tonight, but I went and got through the Mass without my voice going out. Didn't sound like me but got through it. Sounde... Read more

  • A goal for this week 2/26- 3/3

    2/25/2017 8:56:00 PM, by AMURDOCK68

    I am going to try to incorporate one of the challenges from Spring 5% challenge into my life this week. One hour before I go to bed, I will not eat anything more. I will abstain from watching TV and I will get off computer and cell phone. In place of those forms of "relaxation", I will either read... Read more

  • Day 53

    2/25/2017 8:35:15 PM, by CSINGER_69

    I can't believe it! It was in the 70's yesterday and today it's down to the 30's. I'm going to be very careful 'cause this is the kind of weather that you get sick in. Funny thing now that I'm older I understand what the old "folks" (as we use to call them) meant when they complained about the wea... Read more

  • For those we have lost

    2/25/2017 8:07:04 PM, by CRUISEGAL55

    RIP Nina 458 26... Read more

  • Brain dump! (including going back on gluten)

    2/25/2017 7:16:21 PM, by SHAPEUPCHELLE

    I have so much going on in my head these days so I am just going to put some of it down here and not try to make it read well! Firstly, something inside me snapped at the start of this week and I decided to reintroduce gluten into my diet. I started off slow as I didn't know how my body would ... Read more

  • (Non)candy bar comparison

    2/25/2017 6:11:13 PM, by CTUPTON

    198 something like a cookie that won't trigger my sweet tooth. Here is a comparison chart . athleticmindedtraveler.com/blo
    g/energy-bar-analysis-and-
    comparison-let-the-data-speak and athleticmindedtraveler.com/blo
    g/weighing-in-on-energy-bars... Read more

  • Blessings, February 25, 2017

    2/25/2017 6:01:55 PM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings each day. Here are today's blessings: 1. Time with DH. 2. Sunshine. 3. Fish therapy. 4. Family, friends, and faith. Feel free to list your own blessings. ... Read more

  • 15 Minutes x 2

    2/25/2017 5:31:51 PM, by CHIGGERCANE

    Yesterday's minutes were spent doing TRX, hand weights, and ab work. And dog agility (how could I forget??) Today was a dog walk with the whole family. The thin mints arrived. And I did go out and buy Sugar Free ice cream (80 cals per 1/2 cup). Now - if I can only control the sleeve eati... Read more

  • Beverage Boost

    2/25/2017 5:17:31 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    What's the best thing to drink when you're feeling zapped? Here, the pros and cons to the most commonly touted liquid energizers. WATER: This should be your first choice. Being dehydrated, even mildly, may lead to fatigue, lack of energy, loss of concentration, and irritability, studies show... Read more

  • Quiet & Distant.

    2/25/2017 2:34:53 PM, by OCEANICDETH

    I am doing my best to stay on track with my eating and weight loss. Things at home are not the greatest atm with me and my 14 yo son whose high function autistic. He's got little to no emotion and can't see how his words and actions can and does hurt ppl. I am at a loss atm and am waiting for a spec... Read more

  • Make Nutty Raspberry Cookie Treats

    2/25/2017 2:23:00 PM, by CTUPTON

    Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 3 cups whole grain brown rice crisp cereal, such as Gluten Free Rice Krispies brand 1 cup regular rolled oats 1 cup freeze-dried raspberries, such as Just Berries brand 1/2 cup sliced almonds or chopped peanuts 3 tablespo... Read more

  • Walking

    2/25/2017 1:33:01 PM, by JENNAR45

    Today I challenged myself to walk early in the day and make it a long walk, as later my day will be sedentary. I have been doing a lot of walking and reconditioning my body to do more, again. Again is a tough word to type, as it reminds me that I had back slipped on some real progress in my Weigh... Read more

  • Have you used freeze dried fruits?

    2/25/2017 1:06:30 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.google.com/#q=freeze+dried
    +raspberries&tbm=shop&* One of the recipes to satisfy a sweet tooth had freeze dried raspberries. I never bought these. Yes, very expensive. chris... Read more

  • Thank you-my great sparkfriends

    2/25/2017 1:04:56 PM, by CTUPTON

    I am feeling much better. Not perfect. But I can face the world again. I read all your messages. 213 I took a drive to the library to pick up the Roosevelt book I had ordered: Not Ordinary Times. I ate an avocado I had frozen. 247 chris... Read more

  • Pink skies - 2-25-17

    2/25/2017 12:49:14 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    Thank you, Jeff Hall, for reminding me of the pink skies we've enjoyed when I'm grumbling about gray days! ... Read more

  • Saturday's giggle and amazing fact swirled into one

    2/25/2017 12:36:09 PM, by EMM1119

    It is AMAZING that she is able to do that. I, on the other hand, can barely stay upright and balanced as the current hits me. I can't even imagine running with a huge boulder.... Read more

  • Heads I Win...Tails You Lose

    2/25/2017 12:36:05 PM, by SHERYLDS

    One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government. ~Donald Trump Donald Trump contradictions in his own words www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGWgr3
    Lnp0I "A new order is forming" Steve Bannon VERY RARE public spee... Read more

  • Gas prices

    2/25/2017 12:31:21 PM, by PICKIE98

    In regards to yesterdays' blog, I will note that the price of gas here was $2.35/gal. I had a $.70/gal discount at Kroger. I filled my tank that was half FULL, then filled two two-gallon cans, and three five-gallon cans. We will notice a slight dip in our gas usage by not mowing Dad's lawn i... Read more

  • Words of Wisdom to learn from.

    2/25/2017 11:56:17 AM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

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  • SPOILER...Contention

    2/25/2017 11:41:46 AM, by JLAMING263

    Dallin H. Oaks The Savior did not limit His warning against contention to those who were not keeping the commandment about baptism. He forbade contention by anyone... Read more

  • Now is my Time

    2/25/2017 11:20:38 AM, by PATTYJ48

    After a long battle with dementia, my mother passed away last Sunday with my brothers and I by her side. We are thankful that she no longer hurts and is at peace. So now it is time for me to take care of myself. I have realized that these past 2-3 years I have neglected myself to help take ca... Read more

  • It's a great day!

    2/25/2017 10:17:43 AM, by LWHICKS31

    Everyday is great, as long as you have your health!... Read more

  • Fulfillment

    2/25/2017 9:10:07 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    185 185 185 185 185 185 185 It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit. Denis Waitley 185 185 185 185 185 185 185... Read more

  • Keep them guessing...

    2/25/2017 9:05:33 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Rainy day, some thunder... but we're going to The Farmer's Market anyway. 368 210 22 497... Read more

  • Snow..

    2/25/2017 8:52:34 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Mother nature is just mean...Have a great weekend all!!... Read more

  • Saturday!

    2/25/2017 8:43:54 AM, by JUSTA123

    Well, it's Saturday, and I'm getting ready to do my mile, yesterday was good got over 5000 steps in and a 45 min pool time, hopefully today will be the same, food wise I did great and got my fluids in. 244 The cough seems to be starting to go that God, today is very damp, but the new medicati... Read more