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  • My Next 100 Days - Days 72

    12/2/2016 10:15:33 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 72 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes rebounder and my step goal. Day 71 - Final step count 9518 (9,000) Day 70 - Final step count 9417 (9,000) Day 69 - Final step count 9337 (9,000) Day... Read more

  • Kitty Chronicles: Proof, I can't make this stuff up!

    12/2/2016 3:01:11 PM, by CERIUSLY

    The true story in pictures. The Queen caught in the act! A True Royal Treat Thief! You may not believe this, I hardly can and I was witness to the fact. In the last picture, Miss Queen realized she couldn't reach the snacks and quietly closed the door.... Read more

  • Update on "Create Your Perfect Days" Spark Team

    12/2/2016 8:19:05 AM, by OLDEROWL

    Last November 14th, I decided to change the focus of my group from building healthy relationships to "Create your 'Perfect' Days" (don't mean as perfect as perfect can be, but a day in which you can be satisfied and happy that you are in the process of fulfilling a vision of living a life of stren... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 71

    12/1/2016 8:17:22 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 71 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes rebounder and my step goal. Day 70 - Final step count 9417 (9,000) Day 69 - Final step count 9337 (9,000) Day 68 - Final step count 9696 (9,000) Day... Read more

  • Wife Buys Parrot With A Vulgar Past. What The Parrot Said When He Saw Her Husband Is Gold

    12/1/2016 7:34:25 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    A woman went to a pet shop and immediately spotted a large, beautiful parrot with a sign on the cage that said $50.00. 'Why so little?' she asked the pet store owner. The owner looked at her and said, 'Look, I should tell you first that this bird used to live in a house of prostitution and somet... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 70

    11/30/2016 10:13:08 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 70 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes rebounder and my step goal! Day 69 - Final step count 9337 (9,000) Day 68 - Final step count 9696 (9,000) Day 67 - Final step count 10020 (9,000) Da... Read more

  • Blog update

    11/30/2016 12:11:41 PM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    1. I got a job. I start January 6. It's close by. It's part time, 29 hours, so they can avoid paying benefits. But it could expand to have benefits next fall. Also, I continue to do freelance work. 2. My depression has lifted (see #1). 3. My left knee is whacked. My orthopedic surgeon say... Read more

  • It's been ages since I blogged- Update question

    11/30/2016 11:59:19 AM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    Hi Sparkfriends! It's been ages since I blogged about my weight loss journey. I'm not sure where to start updating. 1. I could look back at where I was, physically, mentally, and step-by-step from there 2. Just jump in where I am at the moment in time, reflect back a little, look forward ... Read more

  • Nov 30th Recap

    11/30/2016 11:32:21 AM, by IAMSUNNYHOWARD

    Time for the monthly recap. Has it only been a month? It feels like much longer than that! I lost 2 lbs. this week, but only 5# for the month. Last month I lost 10#'s, I was kind of hoping to see that number again. But I will accept and be grateful for the 5. It is still going in the right d... Read more

  • Jealous? Not Me!

    11/30/2016 1:47:47 AM, by CERIUSLY

    Today, (it is still Tuesday for another 4 minutes), today it was the yellow pack. Yesterday it was the tuna, today the chicken so I expect tomorrow it will be the ocean delight. I know what she really wants. That expensive canned stuff she was eating before I gave her a warm bed cuddled on my ... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 69

    11/29/2016 10:01:36 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 69 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes rebounder and my step goal! Day 68 - Final step count 9696 (9,000) Day 67 - Final step count 10020 (9,000) Day 66 - Final step count 9552 (9,000) Da... Read more

  • 13 things mentally strong people don't do

    11/28/2016 11:55:13 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    I read a good article today... "Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do. In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a "three-pronged approach." It's about controlling your... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 68

    11/28/2016 10:15:20 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 68 - 20 minutes of yoga and my step goal! Day 67 - Final step count 10020 (9,000) Day 66 - Final step count 9552 (9,000) Day 65 - Final step count 9283 (9,000) Day 64 - Final step coun... Read more

  • LAYOUGAHEAD Part II

    11/28/2016 9:17:52 PM, by CERIUSLY

    One more hint before I tell the story. No fair looking ahead. Hint, the word within the word. LAYOUGAHEAD Kitty Chronicles: Continuing Confessions of Queen Cat's Captive! Her Majesty hates the vacuum, but loves the 542 What fun playing catch the broom and redistribute the dirt. Howev... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 28

    11/28/2016 8:39:16 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 465 426 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 28 1) I am grateful for having time alone in the studio to work on social media things to help improve online presence for where I work. I have fun doing posts for Twitter and Facebook and such. 2) I am grateful for fun kids books that make... Read more

  • Nov. 28th. New beginnings and Bagles

    11/28/2016 9:28:44 AM, by IAMSUNNYHOWARD

    I did it! I officially adopted Ringo yesterday. Ringo is about 8 years old, with rescues, it is difficult to ascertain a certain age. He is a cross between a basset hound and a beagle, or a Bagle. We spent the day getting acquainted. He had bonded to his foster Dad, so parting was a little... Read more

  • Why do cops harass people and get away with it?

    11/28/2016 5:29:16 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    Recently, the Chula Vista Police Department ran an e-mail forum (a question and answer exchange) with the topic being, "Community Policing." One of the civilian email participants posed the following question: Q: "I would like to know how it is possible for police officers to cont... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Days 24 - 27

    11/28/2016 12:37:21 AM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 I've been busy with work, sick kids and a sick hubby while trying to tell myself that I'm not sick because I don't have time to be sick. While I've tried to be sure to log in most every day of November to at least spin the wheel and get credit for being here, I've had days wher... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 67

    11/27/2016 9:38:15 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 67 - 20 minutes of yoga and my step goal! Day 66- Final step count 9552 (9,000) Day 65 - Final step count 9283 (9,000) Day 64 - Final step count 9431 (9,000) Day 63 - Final step count ... Read more

  • LAYOUGAHEAD

    11/27/2016 8:48:32 PM, by CERIUSLY

    Ok, now I have your attention, let's see who can guess what layougahead is. I am giving up no hints but tune in tomorrow for the explanation. So, today I got rid of the liners. Those plastic garbage bag like things that are supposed to make it easier to contain litter and scoop stuff. I decided... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 66

    11/26/2016 10:01:16 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 66 - 20 minutes of yoga and my step goal! Day 65 - Final step count 9283 (9,000) Day 64 - Final step count 9431 (9,000) Day 63 - Final step count 9378 (9,000) Day 62 - Final step count... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 63, 64 & 65

    11/26/2016 10:36:36 AM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I was a bit busy for the last few days, getting ready for Thanksgiving and spending time with my family took almost of every minute. I didn't take the time to blog but I did get my yoga and steps done! Today I am getting caught up with my blog. Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means mor... Read more

  • Man Gets The Shock Of His Life As He Walks Into A Church And Finds This. Wow.

    11/26/2016 5:08:06 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    A man in Topeka, Kansas, decided to write a book about churches around the country. He started by flying to San Francisco, and started working east from there. Going to a very large church, he began taking photographs and making notes. He spotted a golden telephone on the vestibule wall and was... Read more

  • What I Was Too Embarrassed To Tell You

    11/25/2016 2:48:59 PM, by CERIUSLY

    I was mooned once. (_l_) 28 Really! If you've never been mooned you can't imagine how humiliating it is. I was 22. (Yesterday I turned 64 so you know this was a long time ago). I was cruising along in my '72, 4 on the floor, green CAMARO... I kid you not, I drove that car like I owned it, which I d... Read more

  • Cat Bites and Giving Thanks

    11/24/2016 7:54:22 AM, by CERIUSLY

    IF..... I was lounging on the lap of someone who loves me unconditionally IF..... I had four legs and four paws IF..... I rolled to my back with said paws reaching straight up into the air.... Wouldn't you think I would be demonstrating my need for a tummy rub? Mistress Queen, who I... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 23

    11/23/2016 10:05:05 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 23 1) I am grateful for a nicely busy day at work today, 2 clients who were both happy with their sessions. It makes me feel good when my clients feel good. 2) I am grateful for a quick, simple, and yummy dinner of grilled cheese tonight. So... Read more

  • Thanksgiving

    11/23/2016 5:46:27 PM, by IAMSUNNYHOWARD

    I had surgery Monday, stayed overnight in the hospital and was discharged Tuesday afternoon. I am thankful for my surgery team. For the anesthesiologist who listened to my concerns and got me through recovery without nausea or grogginess. For the 2 excellent surgeons- thanking them for having minima... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 22

    11/22/2016 11:37:31 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 22 1) I am grateful that today is an anniversary of sorts for my hubby and I. He asked me out August 22, 2002 and we've been saying "Happy Anniversary" to each other on the 22nd of every month ever since. Silly we know, but we've been silly for 1... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 62

    11/22/2016 7:58:46 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 Day 62 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder and my step goal Day 61 - Final step count 9306 (9,000) Day 60 - Final step count 9399 (9,000) Day 59 - Final step count 9182 (9,000) Day 58 - Final step... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 21

    11/21/2016 10:44:40 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 21 1) I am grateful for a busy day at the studio today. 2 out of my 3 clients were running late, Thank Heavens my 3rd client is a close friend who was flexible and okay with being a bit late. 2) I am grateful for the opportunity hubby had to... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 61

    11/21/2016 8:37:53 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 61- 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, 60 minutes ST and my step goal Day 60- Final step count 9399 (9,000) Day 59 - Final step count 9182 (9,000) Day 58 - Final step count... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 20

    11/20/2016 9:36:05 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 20 1) I am grateful for being able to give my body rest. I had plans for today but ended up just staying home trying to rest so as not to miss work tomorrow. 2) I am grateful for SparkPeople. Still, after all this time of being here there ar... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 60

    11/20/2016 9:05:52 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 60- 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, and my step goal Day 59 - Final step count 9182 (9,000) Day 58 - Final step count 9143 (9,000) Day 57 - Final step count 9190 (9,000... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 19

    11/19/2016 10:38:46 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 19 1) I am grateful for my car. The weather has turned rather chilly here in the Chicagoland area and I still see so many people walking wherever they are going. I don't know if I'd be able to go back to walking as much as I used to years ago, es... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 59

    11/19/2016 9:56:50 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 59- 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, and my step goal Day 58 - Final step count 9143 (9,000) Day 57 - Final step count 9190 (9,000) Day 56 - Final step count 9512 (9,000... Read more

  • Betty's Corn and God's gift in the form of Queen Cat

    11/19/2016 9:32:58 AM, by CERIUSLY

    Y'all Are Never Gonna Believe This! Remember yesterday when I was talking about laying awake and thinking about Betty's corn? If you recall I was wondering what she would make and share next. 4 Last evening, BETTY BROUGHT BAKED CORN!!!! 427 Also remembering yesterday, in all fairness to... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 18

    11/18/2016 10:08:02 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 18: 1) I am grateful for having decently busy days at the new studio. While the pay scale could always be a little better, something is always better than nothing! 2) I am grateful that I was able to get a little extra sleep this morning whe... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 58

    11/18/2016 5:55:43 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 58 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, and my step goal Day 57 - Final step count 9190 (9,000) Day 56 - Final step count 9512 (9,000) Day 55 - Final step count 9252 (9,00... Read more

  • What do I want instead?

    11/18/2016 10:51:54 AM, by LE7_1234

    I listened to IOWL Podcast #2 (link below) a couple times this week. Two things jumped out at me-- * Dreaming is *still* the hardest part for me in all this. * "What do I want instead" is SUCH a great question. I guess it's not that I don't have some sort of vision or dream for where... Read more

  • Cat, Cookies, and Corn

    11/18/2016 8:00:25 AM, by CERIUSLY

    "mew" "mew" "Meow" 102 What is that I wonder........................
    .......yawning I brush away whatever it is that is tickling my ear. (note:those dots happen because I nod off while I am typing this tale). Merowww, MERROWWwww, something cold and wet against my neck, with a head bu... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 57

    11/17/2016 9:49:10 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 57 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, and my step goal Day 56 - Final step count 9512 (9,000) Day 55 - Final step count 9252 (9,000) Day 54 - Final step count 9441 (9,00... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 17

    11/17/2016 8:20:32 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 Day 17: 1) I am grateful to have had a fun morning with my youngest at his school - today was the first Breakfast, Books and Bonding event of the school year. It's always fun to spend some time in the classroom to see how they do things. 2) I am grateful to have had a go... Read more

  • My cat has "Tortitude"!

    11/17/2016 8:40:21 AM, by CERIUSLY

    239 Last night, actually in the wee, weeee hours of the morning, I became cat-ucated. (that is the term I use for becoming cat conscious with Ingrid. yes, there IS actually a website called The Conscious Cat) I learned some things about Mistress Queenie Two Face, and confirmed some things I ... Read more

  • Back again

    11/16/2016 10:59:39 PM, by SELENAMDZ

    Ready to start fighting for myself again... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Days 10 - 16

    11/16/2016 10:55:05 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 Wow!! I have an entire week to catch up on! I can't believe how busy I've been in this last week that I haven't had time and/or energy to come here and do my Gratitude lists! I'll do my best to do at least 3 things for each day, hopefully I can still think of 5! Here goes:... Read more

  • "Unstuffed" Stuffed Cabbage Casserole"

    11/16/2016 10:46:39 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    Ran into this recipe on Mr Food test kitchen. I had made up a recipe something like it a couple of years ago. "Unstuffed" Stuffed Cabbage Casserole (7 Votes) Updated October 18, 2016 SERVES 8.. SERVING SIZE 1 cup. COOK TIME 1 Hr While we love traditional stuffed cabba... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 56

    11/16/2016 4:14:15 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 56 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, 60 minutes of ST, and my step goal Day 55 - Final step count 9252 (9,000) Day 54 - Final step count 9441 (9,000) Day 53 - Final step... Read more

  • Recovery Day

    11/16/2016 4:14:06 PM, by IAMSUNNYHOWARD

    My BFF's drove me to Mesa yesterday for my pre-op appointment. We left at 8:30 a.m. and got back to Tucson at 9 last night. I was SOOO tired, which meant I didn't sleep well. Go figure. Anyway we left early so we could go to IKEA! I am not a big fan of most of their stuff, but I did get some t... Read more

  • It's a Battlefield

    11/16/2016 10:36:07 AM, by CERIUSLY

    Many years ago I was a TOPS Chapter Leader. Of course after our weekly meetings we would go out for lunch. The purpose, (supposedly), was so we could police each other in our food selections. 246 One local restaurant we went to had the very BEST 285 pies 471 and often would serve a concoctio... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 55

    11/15/2016 9:29:42 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 55 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, 15 minutes elliptical and my step goal Day 54 - Final step count 9441 (9,000) Day 53 - Final step count 9373 (9,000) Day 52 - Final ... Read more

  • Wanna Know What I Really Love About the 5% Challenge?

    11/15/2016 9:24:30 AM, by CERIUSLY

    334 EVERYTHING! 334 Specifically what impressed me this morning is how during this sign up period, the whole Community is truly a team with everyone welcoming, responding to questions and sharing personal stories, hints and successes! Sign ups have started for the 2017 Winter 5% Weight Loss ... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 54

    11/14/2016 8:46:24 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 54 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, 60 minutes ST and my step goal. Day 53 - Final step count 9373 (9,000) Day 52 - Final step count 9658 (9,000) Day 51 - Final step c... Read more

  • Wake Up Surprise

    11/14/2016 3:42:55 PM, by CERIUSLY

    I have a morning Spark routine that guarantees I get the max pennant spins and also won't forget the bonus spin. It was really nice to log into Spark and find I had managed to earn 31 points while I was sleeping. 347 I think I figured it out. 25 points for each 30 days on the site... Read more

  • On creating your 'perfect' days

    11/14/2016 10:03:34 AM, by OLDEROWL

    I got Craig Ballantyne's book and program titled "The Perfect Day Formula -- How to Own the Day and Control Your Life. It's about giving your life more structure to free yourself from confusion and chaos, to set boundaries and rules for living to make healthy decisions easier, and to get an early ... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 53

    11/13/2016 5:58:03 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 53 - 20 minutes of yoga, 15 minutes on the rebounder, and my step goal. Day 52 - Final step count 9658 (9,000) Day 51 - Final step count 9274 (9,000) Day 50 - Final step count 9386 (9,0... Read more

  • ANOTHER BUSY WEEKEND

    11/13/2016 5:00:42 PM, by SMIDGON

    Yesterday morning our youngest came in for the weekend. We sorted 15+ big black garbage bags of Johns clothes. In October we had gone through some bags. I didn't know men had that many clothes! He had scads of clothes with tags on them. I kept a denim jacket, blue T-shirt and Ohio State... Read more

  • FOLLOW YOUR NOSE DOWN MEMORY LANE

    11/13/2016 3:02:27 PM, by IAMSUNNYHOWARD

    Sometimes, you get messages from various sources. When you get the message consistently, you have to stop and reflect on what lesson the Universe is conveying. Today was such a day. First, LEANJEAN posted a beautiful blog about her memories of her grandparents and parents, and talked about the ... Read more

  • Technical Difficulties, But I'm Still Here!

    11/13/2016 2:14:41 PM, by LE7_1234

    I decided I needed to come back to blogging at a time when my computer was pretty much totally out of commission. Don't like using my work computer (even on my own time). And it's really just too much of a pain to use the phone when half the time my simple blogs end up as full-length novels. A... Read more

  • The Journey, Faith, and Politics

    11/13/2016 7:42:18 AM, by CERIUSLY

    Being pressed for time this morning, but wanting to blog about something of substance, I'm going to expand on a comment I left on someone's blog this morning. First of all, this blog is not about politics, or religion. It is about something I have long thought to be true. People are the same, a... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 52

    11/12/2016 5:35:20 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 52- 20 minutes of yoga, 15 minutes on the rebounder, 75 minutes of hiking and my step goal. Day 51 - Final step count 9274 (9,000) Day 50 - Final step count 9386 (9,000) Day 49 - Final ... Read more

  • I Really Wanted a Puppy!

    11/12/2016 1:10:17 PM, by CERIUSLY

    I never had a dog growing up. Truth be told I was always a little bit afraid of most of them. One set of Grandparents had a sweet Cocker Spaniel named Pudgie, and she really was pudgy. My other Grandparents had a chihuahua named Torky. I don't have a clue where that name came from, but that was one ... Read more

  • Flashback to my running days

    11/12/2016 9:41:32 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Was reading through email and tripped over the title of an article "An open letter to men from female runners." Had to stop and read that - remembering that once upon a time when I was much younger (teenager), I had lost 30 pounds of weight mostly by running. But after my marriage and subsequent di... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 51

    11/11/2016 8:10:03 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know.247 I can do this! 311 Day 51- 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, 15 minutes on the elliptical, and my step goal. Day 50 - Final step count 9386 (9,000) Day 49 - Final step count 9384 (9,000) Day 48 ... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 50

    11/10/2016 10:33:29 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I can't believe it has been 50 days! 40 Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know.247 I can do this! 311 Day 50 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, 15 minutes on the elliptical, and my step goal. Day 49 - Final step count 9384 (9,000) Day ... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Days 8 & 9

    11/9/2016 10:49:08 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 I have to admit, between yesterday and today I'm having a difficult time focusing on gratitude. Chump is not who I voted for and I am worried for my children, for many friends I have of non-white race, and so many more that he has bashed throughout his entire campaign. While ma... Read more

  • Eat a Rainbow

    11/9/2016 8:53:15 PM, by IAMSUNNYHOWARD

    One of the challenges this week was to eat the rainbow. Well, as a household of one, that was a lot of veggies. Then I found this rainbow soup! It makes 9 cups of soup. So I took my trusty Mason jars and filled them with this soup. I have to say it is delicious and healthy. https://www.verywel... Read more

  • LIFE GOES ON!

    11/9/2016 2:19:29 PM, by SMIDGON

    I felt like it was time to blog again. After Johns funeral I became sick. UTI . As usual I got a reaction from the shot. I became disornated. Then, itching. When I got the notification that John had passed, I felt unusually calm. It was expectef. Just not necessarily then. Even ... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Days 48 and 49

    11/9/2016 2:11:58 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I got a little distracted yesterday and forgot to post but I didn't forget to exercise. 104 Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know.247 I can do this! 311 Day 49- 20 minute yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder and my step goal of 9,000 Day 48- 20 minute yoga... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Day 7

    11/7/2016 11:28:52 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 Day 7 - 1) I am grateful for sleep and how it allows my body to work on healing itself and all the other amazing things the body does for itself. 2) I am grateful for discovering amazing projects like The World Needs More Love Letters (check them out at www.morelovelette... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 47

    11/7/2016 10:02:27 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know.247 I can do this! 311 Day 47- 20 minute yoga and my step goal of 9,000 Day 46- Final step count 11585 (9,000) Day 45- Final step count 9104 (8,000) Day 44- Final step count 8624 (8,000) Day 43 - Final step count... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 46

    11/6/2016 7:27:58 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know.247 I can do this! 311 Day 46 - 20 minute yoga, 90 minutes of hiking and my step goal of 9,000 Day 45- Final step count 9104 (8,000) Day 44- Final step count 8624 (8,000) Day 43 - Final step count 8714 (8,000) Da... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Days 2 - 6

    11/6/2016 3:33:00 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    465 426 465 Okay - I have a lot of catching up to do today so here goes: 465 426 465 Day 2 - 1) I started my new job at a new massage studio - feels fantastic to be back at work again doing what I love! 2) I had 2 clients right away on my first day - boss/owner said t... Read more

  • 30 Days of Gratitude - Days 2 - 5

    11/5/2016 10:24:36 PM, by HOT_MAMA_13

    I didn't forget my commitment here, I've been busy working at my new place of employment doing Massage Therapy as well as still working at the bar. I'm exhausted today. I *WILL* make up Days 2 - 6 tomorrow when I've been able to sleep and can concentrate better. I promise.... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 45

    11/5/2016 8:09:37 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know.247 I can do this! 311 Day 45 - 30 minutes on rebounder, 75 minutes hiking and my step goal of 8,000 Day 44- Final step count 8624 (8,000) Day 43 - Final step count 8714 (8,000) Day 42 - Final step count 8297 (8,00... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 44

    11/4/2016 7:46:34 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know.247 I can do this! 311 Day 44- 30 minutes on rebounder, 60 minutes of ST and my step goal of 8,000 Day 43 - Final step count 8714 (8,000) Day 42 - Final step count 8297 (8,000) Day 41 - Final step count 8603 (8,000... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 43

    11/3/2016 9:50:00 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    Thank you for stopping by. Your encouragement means more than you know.247 I can do this! 311 Day 43 - 30 minutes on rebounder and my step goal of 8,000 Day 42 - Final step count 8297 (8,000) Day 41 - Final step count 8603 (8,000) Day 40 - Final step count 8404 (8,000) Day 39 - Fina... Read more