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  • Day 86

    2/9/2016 10:21:01 AM, by SPARTANJAI

    Thankful I can breathe through my nose! lol Thankful I am feeling better on my busy day today. Thankful for SparkPeople. Thankful for time to exercise and that I feel like doing it. Thankful for good friends and family. Thankful for a good cup of coffee. Thankful for a surprise weight loss tod... Read more

  • Day 85

    2/8/2016 6:57:10 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Thankful today I am feeling a little better. Thankful for time with friends. Thankful for a little sunshine today. Thankful for time to exercise, and time for rest. ... Read more

  • Day 84

    2/7/2016 8:24:53 AM, by SPARTANJAI

    Thankful today for a good night's sleep! Thankful for a beautiful sunrise this morning. Thankful for a quiet morning and evening yesterday! Thankful for a good Spartan basketball game. Thankful I was able to exercise, even though I am not feeling well. Thankful for a peaceful day today. Thankf... Read more

  • day 83

    2/6/2016 8:11:43 AM, by SPARTANJAI

    Another day of being sick, but starting to feel a little better. Thankful the Spartan hockey team won in a nice game yesterday. Hopeful the men's basketball team does the same today. Thankful for safe travels on the roads yesterday and a day that I didn't have to talk much so I could rest my thro... Read more

  • Day 82

    2/5/2016 2:05:36 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Feeling a little better today, but still sick! Slept decent last night .... at least for part of the night. Thankful that there is a weekend ahead of me. Hoping I can get some rest and recover. Thankful for SparkPeople and the people on here. Thankful it is time for a restful, healing nap.... Read more

  • day 81

    2/4/2016 5:40:06 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Sick, cold, tired and really feeling yucky. Hoping tomorrow is a better day! I am thankful I don't feel worse!... Read more

  • Day 80

    2/3/2016 9:17:53 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Long, long, long day for me and it didn't help that I have the start of a sore throat. I am thankful that I don't feel worse and thankful that I have an easier day tomorrow. I am hoping I am in for a decent night's sleep, but we'll see. I am thankful I am home and can go to bed right now!... Read more

  • New year, new struggles

    2/3/2016 8:02:15 AM, by MRTHING2000

    This isn't meant to be a gripe session, but just more reflective of the current times. The new year didn't start out kind for me. I was sick for more than half of January, and despite a strong early start I fell off-plan while I tried to recover. An upper respiratory/sinus infection sidelined... Read more

  • Day 79

    2/2/2016 10:11:18 AM, by SPARTANJAI

    Happy Groundhog Day! Thankful today for a short day. Thankful for good weather and a little sunshine. Thankful for a good dinner already done. Thankful for a good cup of coffee. Thankful for time to work out. Thankful for friends and family. Thankful for SparkPeople.... Read more

  • Day 78

    2/1/2016 4:32:20 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Today I am thankful for the start of the new month. I am thankful for time to grocery shop. I am thankful for time to do laundry. I am thankful for time to work out. I am thankful for sunshine. I am thankful for SparkPeople. I am thankful for healthy dinners. I am thankful for morning coffee.... Read more

  • its been 18 years... a minute for an accident, a lifetime of injuries

    1/31/2016 9:51:22 PM, by NANA-JEAN

    It has been 18 years since I was hit by a drunk driver which changed my life forever! I lost more than the ability to walk (normally - without pain); I lost being able to walk barefoot, run, hike in the woods or up a hill. I can no longer walk on snow, sand, or make my way on uneven terrain. I l... Read more

  • day 77

    1/31/2016 8:20:03 AM, by SPARTANJAI

    Thankful for time with friends yesterday in 2 events and thankful for good but healthy food. Thankful it is warmer today. Thankful for a day that has time for laundry, Spartan basketball and the NHL.... and a workout. Thankful for fresh eggs for a healthy breakfast and plans for the venison tende... Read more

  • day 76

    1/30/2016 7:31:04 AM, by SPARTANJAI

    Today I am thankful for a slower day and for some time with friends. Thankful it is windy but not snowing. Thankful most of the ice melted. Thankful for a pleasant evening last night. Thankful for a peaceful Sunday rise this morning. Thankful for a new day and time to workout.... Read more

  • day 75

    1/29/2016 11:19:38 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Whew I am whipped, but thankful to get thru the day. More tomorrow!... Read more

  • Day 74

    1/28/2016 3:27:53 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Whew crazy windy out there! I am thankful I didn't have issues on the road. Thankful for time with family yesterday. Thankful for people that make me laugh Thankful for SparkPeople. Thankful for workout time to work off lunch. Thankful for time to make a good dinner. Thankful for a weekend co... Read more

  • Day 72 and 73

    1/27/2016 9:35:51 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Whew I am tired. Been a long couple of days, but good ones. Thankful the next couple of days are a bit slower! Thankful roads were clear and I hot some walking in. Thankful it is time for me to hit the sheets!... Read more

  • Day 71

    1/25/2016 12:39:53 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Another day of sunshine and I am thankful. I am thankful for a peaceful day. I am thankful for Sparkpeople and time to work out today. I am thankful for leftovers for lunch. I am thankful for the ability to make plans with friends.... it isn't always easy to find time, but so worth it! I am tha... Read more

  • Day 70

    1/24/2016 12:03:25 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Busy day today but so pretty with the sunshine! I am thankful for that! Thankful today for time to share with family. Thankful for a Spartan men's basketball win. Thankful for a good night's sleep. Thankful for Sparkpeople and time to work out. Thankful for time to get things done today!... Read more

  • Day 69

    1/23/2016 9:24:19 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Ugh long day today, will blog tomorrow!... Read more

  • Day 68

    1/22/2016 4:46:19 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    I'm thankful that I'm on quite a tear here.... lots of logging in! I am thankful that today I stayed within my SparkPoints, even though I had White Castle for lunch.... how can I pass that up? I haven't had one of those since I was a kid. Thankful for time to walk this evening. Tha... Read more

  • Day 67

    1/21/2016 4:12:08 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Shorter day today so more time to workout, right? Thankful today for a little snow to shovel- at least it isn't a lot of snow, eh? Thankful today for some sunshine, always perks up the day. Thankful today for time to workout. Thankful today for some good for me food for dinner. ... Read more

  • Day 66

    1/20/2016 7:10:58 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Another long day, but thankful I have time to work out! Bad on good choices but thankful I stayed within my calories. Thankful I have heat in my car! Brrrrrrrrrrrrr. Thankful for a good, even though a long day today. Thankful for a quiet day tomorrow! Time to work out! ... Read more

  • Day 65

    1/19/2016 8:09:40 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Long day today, so short blog. Up early and home late, but very active day. Thankful for the activity and the good roads! More tomorrow!... Read more

  • Day 64

    1/18/2016 10:47:48 AM, by SPARTANJAI

    Wow, time flies! Thankful today my ear is feeling better. Thankful for the sunshine. Thankful for the crock pot to do a yummy roast. Thankful for a nice morning and time to workout. Thankful for some good blogs on Spark! Thankful for family feeling better. Thankful for a good day!... Read more

  • Day 63

    1/17/2016 9:07:10 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Whew long day with an achy ear. .. hope it starts to get a bit better soon. Good hockey game today. Thankful time to rest & recharge. Hope to get back to 100% soon! ... Read more

  • Day 61 & 62

    1/16/2016 4:11:27 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Yesterday was a busy day, but managed to get on & spin the wheel to keep the streak going. Today is busy as well, but time to get laundry done & work out. Thankful that my phone is fixed enough to at least recharge! Thankful for time to recharge & get things done this weekend. Thankful for a goo... Read more

  • Day 60

    1/14/2016 1:13:38 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Another busy day, but at least a quick blog to check in. Thankful today for good roads & weather!... Read more

  • Day 59

    1/13/2016 7:02:31 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Another long day, so a short blog. I am thankful for a peaceful night. I am thankful for a nice morning. I am thankful for a good workout & Spark People!... Read more

  • Day 58

    1/12/2016 7:34:53 PM, by SPARTANJAI

    Long day today so this will be short. Thankful today for decent travels. Thankful today for feeling better. Thankful today for a good workout, but I feel it in my shoulders already!... Read more