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  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for May 4:

    5/4/2016 3:10:06 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: God will answer our prayers if we believe, but first we must ask. Lord, I need the strength that only You can give. **Well, I think this needs a disclaimer. We need to be sure that our prayers are in His will.** Daily Scripture & Reflection: This is the confidence we hav... Read more

  • DAY 1......AGAIN!

    5/4/2016 2:56:32 PM, by TDROSTE79

    Yesterday was Day 1 for me but not my first Day 1. I have had many past Day 1's and have never reached my goal. As I start this new Day 1 I do not have a specific goal in mind. I do not have an exact end date. I could say I am on Day 2 today but I think I will stick with saying today is another ... Read more

  • Renaissance faire season

    5/4/2016 1:39:15 PM, by MLIEN913

    Yes, it's that time of year again. Renaissance Faires are open and the season is in full swing. This is good and bad news for me. The good news, I'm outside walking around in full garb in all weathers. Great exercise! The bad news is, I'm walking around outside in all weather in full garb. My garb c... Read more

  • Don't let a little rain stop you

    5/4/2016 1:30:06 PM, by REGNUR617

    5 years ago a little rain would've been a great excuse to avoid exercise for me . I'm so excited Sunday we walked and got pretty dripping wet but it's ok. Clothes dry . Today at work I can't get too messy and still look decent so thank goodness for my umbrella just a little rain but I walked on brea... Read more

  • Sunshine

    5/4/2016 12:57:04 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I feel great today, sunshine out and I walked 2 miles.... Read more

  • feeling better today ,but still going to go slow but not as slow

    5/4/2016 11:07:49 AM, by FRANWILL1

    358... Read more

  • Old Sparkmail Messages

    5/4/2016 8:55:42 AM, by MISSPEACHES3

    This morning I have been deleting old Sparkmail. I quit because it makes me sad. Some of those messages are easily erased and others I want to reread. I am sad because some of those messages were from Spark friends that have passed away. Other messages are from friends that sadly have left ... Read more

  • CPAP helped

    5/4/2016 7:49:44 AM, by DSCROW

    I feel better rested but realize I still had some sleep disruption. The humidifier wasn't working and dry is the word. I hope it's working better tonight. I don't think I had it seated properly. Otherwise its time for a tune up. I however do think it helped me breath and I woke up feeling bette... Read more

  • Where Strength and Joy Are Found - Joel and Victoria

    5/4/2016 5:37:41 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "Honor and majesty are [found] in His presence; strength and joy are [found] in His sanctuary."(1 Chronicles 16:27, AMP) Do you need more strength and joy in your life? The Bible tells us that in God's presence, there is fullness of joy-the most abundant and complete! And wh... Read more

  • Recovery and weight gain

    5/4/2016 2:42:47 AM, by DEEZU4U

    So I recently had knee surgery to repair torn acl and cartridge in my left knee. It's been 6 weeks and still got mobility issues but I am improving slowly. The main issue has been the weight I've gained. I'd managed to lose nearly 2 stone and since the surgery I've put nearly 1 of that back on so no... Read more

  • Tip Top Tuesday

    5/3/2016 10:52:49 PM, by MSLZZY

    I was at the top of my game today. SIL was at an all day meeting but texted me and called twice so we stayed in touch just fine. I attacked my to-do list and cut it in half. The other half will come tomorrow as I had other duties mixed in with a very full day. I took the IMP to get new ... Read more

  • Sometime you just have to do it!

    5/3/2016 8:36:14 PM, by EOWYN2424

    I was lazy to exercise yesterday but I made myself do it anyway. I did a 25 minute aerobic dance workout with a further 20 minutes of stretching! It felt wonderful when I was done! I even sweated! I have to remember this feeling the next time I feel lazy to exercise! We had a good discussion du... Read more

  • D - I - E - T

    5/3/2016 7:57:30 PM, by BETRHO48

    D - I - E - T It's a 4-letter word. It can stand for "Did I Eat That?" Most people think of a "diet" as a temporary thing that will come to an end at some point. When that end arrives, the person following the "diet" usually returns to former (unhealthy) eating habits. Doing so usually... Read more

  • 5/3/16

    5/3/2016 7:25:31 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Today was a ho-hum day. Nothing spectacular and I really didn't do much. I had such a headache when I went to bed, which I went to bed early, so naturally I got up early. To the tune of 5:30 a.m. The morning was gray and gloomy but not raining. This afternoon the sun came our but temps are coo... Read more

  • Happy and Fun

    5/3/2016 7:24:20 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If you want to be happy, be. " Leo Tolstoy Do you feel the need to eat more because you exercised. Well you don't. Just don't call it exercise call it fun, It's been proven that you'll eat less. Just another of the many things that make me happy , I don't exercise anymore I go out and ... Read more

  • Mother-Daughter Vacation Clingmans Dome - Wednesday

    5/3/2016 6:52:10 PM, by HARROWJET

    Before we left on Wednesday, Daughter made yummy mushroom and cheese omelets. She and her husband have stayed in this type of accommodation before and she has a rough meal plan she follows. For me, it was great because I had a break from planning and preparing meals. I thoroughly enjoyed every... Read more

  • Daily eats

    5/3/2016 5:55:51 PM, by MADAMEBIZINI

    5/3/16 peanut butter sandwich 280 popcorn 150 ensure 250 orange 35 cheese 100 Total 815... Read more

  • Smile For Today...WED.

    5/3/2016 5:14:39 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Speak Now or Hold Your Peace At a wedding ceremony, the pastor asked if anyone had anything to say concerning the union of the bride and groom. Everything quickly turned to chaos when a woman carrying a child started walking towards the front. Everybody was surprised, shocked, and the br... Read more

  • Day 85: FlyLady / FlyBaby

    5/3/2016 4:39:05 PM, by DOLLFACEDX

    I spent my coffee / news / laptop time re-visiting FlyLady and plowing thru the FlyLady 31 Day jumpstart. A nice refresher is you've strayed (as have I) and want to jump back in quickly. www.flylady.net/ I particularly like the Body Clutter Investigator which so nicely supports my Spark Tr... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for May 3:

    5/3/2016 3:00:32 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Each morning gives us one more chance to pray, one more chance to help another and one more chance to make this a better world. Lord, thank you for working in and through everything. Daily Scripture & Reflection: May the God of hope fill you with joy and peace as you trust... Read more

  • 89 Days Left of my Personal Challenge

    5/3/2016 2:30:25 PM, by S24HOURS

    Well last week I set a goal to lose 33 pounds by August 1. I weighed in yesterday, and after my first week, I'm down 5.8 pounds. I'm quite happy about that, although you couldn't tell by looking at me. I've had such a rough week and it's only Tuesday. I'm thankful I haven't been turning to food fo... Read more

  • MAY!

    5/3/2016 1:24:38 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    I finished April, with my Son's track meet. I am posting a picture, he threw the school record in Hammer, 125 feet. He then dropped me off at my hotel and hurried home for prom. I started my self care weekend. I started May with my big fitness event, Bloomsday, which is a 12 k community wal... Read more

  • Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds

    5/3/2016 12:33:43 PM, by APRIL_V_2

    Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds. - Gordon B. Hinckley A dear friend of mine shared a link to an article recently that was discussing how a lot of people who have lost a lot of weight gain it back. Surprise, surprise! Is this news to anyone here? Most of us here aren't new to th... Read more

  • Down but not out

    5/3/2016 12:07:24 PM, by MLIEN913

    This morning the dog caught me off guard and I fell hard. My knee took the brunt if the fall but my back is really hurting badly too. I won't be able to workout like I want to but i have to do something. I can't let my winning turn back into losing because of an injury. I'm due to take her out again... Read more

  • May 3, 2016 = find a way to get my WATER in for crying out loud!

    5/3/2016 11:24:12 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    May 02, 2016 5/1/16 = MISSION = Measure everything 248 5/3/16 =MISSION = FIND a way to get your water 194 in for crying out loud. * It's my biggest problem... not drinking enough water. The body NEEDS water! * I saw yesterday where I ONLY dran... Read more

  • Boost Metabolism by:

    5/3/2016 10:18:46 AM, by MISSPEACHES3

    Good Morning, Last night I watched a show about a woman that weighed 800 lbs. I taped the one where the lady weighed 1000 lbs. The 800 lb. lady did not want to eat the diet food prescribed for her, but ate all of it at the end of the day. The announcer said that eating like that would mess up h... Read more

  • still tring to baby pulled groin muscle.

    5/3/2016 9:52:46 AM, by FRANWILL1

    any thoughts on how to make it better faster I'm open for suggestions .... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    5/3/2016 8:59:50 AM, by TSHAWGER

    I feel good today, the scale is going in right direction for me and makes me smile. I will not get upset if people don't notice, I am doing this for me!!... Read more

  • Walked didn't run

    5/3/2016 7:38:27 AM, by DSCROW

    I am having disrupted sleep and have not been using the c pap. I am not stopped up and although Allergies have been terrible, my eyes on fire. I am using the local honey (one teaspoon each morning) an bedtime allergy pill. So I am not awaking stopped up but this morning I realize my sleep has bee... Read more

  • Enjoy the Journey - Joel and Victoria

    5/3/2016 6:06:32 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day."(Proverbs 4:18, ESV) Oftentimes, people tend to get wrapped up and busy with things that don't really matter in eternity. It's easy to get consumed by your career and... Read more

  • May 02, 2016

    5/2/2016 11:43:55 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    May 02, 2016 MISSION = Do EXACT measurements instead of guessing portions 128 9AM = BREAKFAST 8 OZ PROTEIN SHAKE MADE WITH WATER = 30 PRO, 180 CAL, 9 CARBS 128 9:30AM = 1/2 SAUSAGE PATTY JIMMY DEAN = 4.5 PRO, 100 CAL, 8F, 1 C 128 10 AM = 16 OZ OF WATER 274 ... Read more

  • Living values:

    5/2/2016 11:26:05 PM, by PMOHAN

    Overcoming Frustration In Relationships There are two things in life that we can never change: - the past and - other people This often brings us one frustration after the other, especially when we do not get the results that we want. Frustration is also a sign of failure, and every time that you... Read more

  • Having a Senior Moment

    5/2/2016 11:08:03 PM, by MSLZZY

    I knew the café would be closed today so the owners could go to a family funeral. But I headed uptown at 6 am, realized what day it was and proceeded to go to the office instead of returning home. What does a person do that early in the morning but Spark? After a short time, I just dug int... Read more

  • 5/2/16

    5/2/2016 9:07:10 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy it is feeling like winter again. I almost have to turn the heat back on in the house. When it got down to 63 in the house, I figured I better close the windows. Had a ho-hum day. Nothing really to speak of much, sent 4 new resumes out and got a call about a job that sounds like it would be i... Read more

  • overcome it

    5/2/2016 8:11:52 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Difficulties are just things to overcome , after all." Ernest Shackleton Today could have been a difficult day if I let it. I didn't feel my best upon waking but it's okay i learned to work with what I have. Breakfast was spot on , yogurt , fruit and granola. Lunch was a warm salad with roast... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for May 2:

    5/2/2016 6:53:25 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: When you feel down, look up. Lord, at all times and in the midst of all that is happening, You are there comforting, healing, and bringing peace to my life. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, if any man has a complaint against... Read more

  • Packed Lunch Review 5/2/16

    5/2/2016 4:42:56 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Happy Monday SP Friends, Well I had high hopes for food prep this weekend and I ended up spending hours working on a difficult as heck puzzle with the kids instead...fun but not helpful in being prepared for this week! 198 Today for lunch I brought leftover meatloaf and broccoli casserol... Read more

  • Good times

    5/2/2016 3:54:03 PM, by JOSSYO

    I've been having good times n lots of fun but the holiday is over, so its school time for the kidz tomorrow... Always grateful for the opportunity!!!... Read more

  • Monday = Funday

    5/2/2016 3:10:20 PM, by MLIEN913

    Ok, so that's my mantra for today. It has been a little challenging but I'm turning each challenge into a positive. Walking the dog is my excuse to change my mode and my mood. I make each walk a little interval training. Today I saw the rain brought down more flower petals so that was my mini worko... Read more

  • Smile For Today...Mon.

    5/2/2016 2:31:51 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    An elderly man was on the operating table, about to be operated on by his son, a famous surgeon. Just before they put him under, he asked to speak to his son. "Don’t be nervous, son, just do your best and remember, if it doesn’t go well, if something happens to me… your mother is going to come... Read more

  • going to get through this day with a pulled muscle and still moving

    5/2/2016 2:13:00 PM, by FRANWILL1

    386 ... Read more

  • Mother Daughter Vacation Tuesday, Cades Cove

    5/2/2016 12:05:22 PM, by HARROWJET

    (I will try again. At least this time, I have it written somewhere else. I need to get it down before I forget. 39 ) Tuesday morning, we had an 8:30 appointment with the vacation share people. We drove back to Sevierville only to find that the lady who registered me had given me the wrong in... Read more

  • Day 84: Move It Monday !!

    5/2/2016 12:02:06 PM, by DOLLFACEDX

    I haven't yet fleshed out my scheduled for the day but I know these things will happen: Courtesy of my SparkFriend Tiffany, every time I stand up from my desk, from the table, etc., I MUST complete this routine: In addition and as part of my 28Day Challenge, this week I will perform ... Read more

  • A New Way of Thinking - Joel and Victoria

    5/2/2016 10:36:16 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; or else the new wine bursts the wineskins, the wine is spilled, and the wineskins are ruined. But new wine must be put into new wineskins."(Mark 2:22, NKJV) Are you ready for increase? Are you ready to go to the next level spiritu... Read more

  • Quote for today...

    5/2/2016 10:15:40 AM, by SHAWFAN

    Good morning friends, This quote "spoke to me" this morning as we are all taking steps towards our goals. Sometimes we are "Tip Toeing" through our journey. What's important is to keep going forward. 381 386... Read more

  • Marvelous Monday!

    5/2/2016 9:20:25 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Started the lovely day with Leslie's Walk to the Hits and Miracle Miles workouts, I love her workouts! Name this workout and miles! I challenge you to get off your behind and get moving! Share your workouts so we can support each other!... Read more

  • Happy Monday

    5/2/2016 8:34:26 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Well even though I stressed a little about my meal on Saturday my cheat day. I am down 1 pound more. Yay!... Read more

  • LOOKING forsome thing lost

    5/2/2016 7:56:17 AM, by DSCROW

    So I thought I blogged cleaning the closet yesterday but guess I lost it. I did get the closet cleaned out and my clothes into it and out of the laundry room. Now if I can find a list that I seem to have lost! It will have to be redone next week otherwise and I will be a bit behind otherwise. It... Read more

  • Happy May Day!

    5/1/2016 10:23:30 PM, by MSLZZY

    The rain finally moved away late this morning and we are all ready for sunshine and drier conditions. The goat lot is a very muddy mess and we had a fair amount of cardio and expended energy trying to convince the younger goat to stop running around and get into the barn. Sorry, no vid... Read more

  • feeling off today

    5/1/2016 10:00:42 PM, by MLIEN913

    I don't know what's wrong but I feel really off today. I couldn't get up most of the day. I don't feel sick but I feel sad. It's almost like I'm feeling depressed. I really have to bring myself out of this funk. Maybe it's my turn to feel sorry about the loss of the old dog and dealing with the ne... Read more

  • 5/1/16

    5/1/2016 9:31:14 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Tonight's blog is kind of a reflective blog. A couple of events passed this week without me paying much attention. I received two awards this week for 600 days of checking in to SP and 600 days of drinking at least 8 cups of water a day. This reflects on my dedication to SP and the influence it h... Read more

  • Sunday entry...

    5/1/2016 9:10:13 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello friends, Quick entry as it's getting late. Tiring day today. But I'm feeling better than I did Thursday and Friday. Got a good full body workout in today. About 1 hour and 45 minutes worth. Including a lot of core work. Some legs and arms. Need to really work harder on the arms ... Read more

  • Day 83: Wishing You A Great May

    5/1/2016 8:39:06 PM, by DOLLFACEDX

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  • New month new day

    5/1/2016 8:03:14 PM, by NETTE368

    I forgot it was a new month. I exercised for 1hr this morning and 1 hr this evening. I even watched and portioned my meals. Actually cooked for the next couple of days. A new start again. I've slacked off for a while and now I'm gonna try again.... Read more

  • May Day May Day

    5/1/2016 7:17:27 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The beauty of life is , while we cannot undo what is done, we can see it, understand it, learn from it and change. So that every new moment is spent not in regret , guilt, fear, or anger , but in wisdom, and understanding and love." Jennifer Edwards May Day May Day This is your ca... Read more

  • May 01, 2016

    5/1/2016 6:34:37 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    May 01, 2016 = Try EXACT measurements instead of guessing portions 128 4:00pm = M.O.M. + hot tea, 2 sugar substitutes 469 128 4:30pm 5 oz = sugar-free Jell-O = 10 cal. est. 2 oz (4 tablespoons) = Whipped Cream = 80 cal, 8 fat, 4 carbs 128 5:30pm RX taken 128 6 ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for May 1:

    5/1/2016 6:30:25 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Through the power of God within me, I am stronger than any of my circumstances. Lord, I seek, I knock and I ask and You are always there and ready to give me the miracles that I need. Daily Scripture & Reflection: In the day of my trouble I call upon You, for You answer me... Read more

  • Gained a pound :(

    5/1/2016 3:16:07 PM, by REGNUR617

    I had hoped being away from home and depending on my daughter for grocery store trips would keep me away from unhealthy food choices but it didn't . I still made bad food choices ... Read more

  • Loyalty Day 2016

    5/1/2016 3:06:50 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    May 1st is Loyalty Day in the United States. It is a day set aside to demonstrate our Patriotism--our support for our National heritage of freedom. Many people have forgotten about Loyalty Day, it is not a Federal holiday. But it remains important to American families and veterans who have... Read more

  • Frustrated

    5/1/2016 12:30:53 PM, by HARROWJET

    I am feeling frustrated right now. I know this has happened to other Sparks and it has happened to me before. I spent an hour writing and adding pictures to my blog. I was finished and ready to post when the computer 'hiccupped' and everything was gone. I cannot find a way to bring it back. I w... Read more

  • Trying to stay positive

    5/1/2016 11:29:55 AM, by TSHAWGER

    I use Saturday evening meal as my cheat meal, I actually feel guilty I choose fish and chips. I did take the breading off the fish, but ate some of the homemade chips. Also had a corona lite. I have been trying to stay busy today and not dwell on it.... Read more

  • to me health means

    5/1/2016 2:16:02 AM, by BLACKIE2

    Feeling great going up a flight of stairs.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for April 30:

    4/30/2016 11:42:54 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: There is no moment like right now. Lord, help me start one thing today that I have been putting off. Daily Scripture & Reflection: The Lord has taken an oath and will not break his vow. Psalm 110:1 A Time to Think: Our prayers lay the track down on which God’s power c... Read more

  • A stroke of Luck

    4/30/2016 8:23:11 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck." Tenzin Gyatso , 14th Dalai Lama Not making goal, not making gains, not making weight is not always bad. It just means something bigger or better is coming to you. It just means you will get there later maybe by... Read more

  • 4/30/16

    4/30/2016 6:42:53 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy was this a busy day! A friend of mine asked me to join them on the March of Dimes walk this morning, so I said yes of course. So I got my walking in very early. When I got home, I went birthday gift shopping for Emerson. I had ordered some clothes and one item I ordered thinking it was 12 mo... Read more

  • "Jam" session with the GC

    4/30/2016 6:41:47 PM, by MSLZZY

    All the GC arrived about 10 am and we got into making jelly and jam. First was grape jelly made with juice from our own Concorde grapes. After walking and talking through the process, each GC has 2 jars of jelly to show for 4-H, the youngest GS will only get a participation ribbon on his... Read more

  • An Amazing Sequence of Events!

    4/30/2016 6:23:53 PM, by SUNNYWBL

    Rusty got on my last nerve the other night, planting his claws into my thigh several times! I snapped and tried to carry him by his collar to the garage. Another very bad idea! 24 I ended up with more ripped skin, including one in the web between my left pinky and ring finger. 40 I pulled a clean... Read more

  • An Amazing Sequence of Events!

    4/30/2016 6:15:21 PM, by SUNNYWBL

    Rusty got on my last nerve the other night, planting his claws into my thigh several times! I snapped and tried to carry him by his collar to the garage. Another very bad idea! 24 I ended up with more ripped skin, including one in the web between my left pinky and ring finger. 40 I pulled a clean... Read more

  • smiling and jokes

    4/30/2016 5:44:26 PM, by CANDOK1260

    Our blog assignment this week for the Aspire to Inspire BSG Challenge is about smiling ? What are some things that make you smile? The thing that make me smile: 1 the word puppy 2 my great niece and my great nephew 3 my weight going down on the scale 4 a nice walk with my sis and her pup ... Read more

  • I miss SP!!!

    4/30/2016 3:26:52 PM, by KBS2344

    I can't believe how fast time is FLYING by!! It's been almost 3 months since I was last on here!! I just spent some time reading through blogs and it is so insanely motivating to see people having success and pushing through goals and obstacles. I have been on/off with the focus on weigh... Read more

  • A Quote and a Note

    4/30/2016 2:46:51 PM, by MISSPEACHES3

    Be sure to keep in touch with old friend and new friends. Smile at strangers, your smile might just make someones day. When you end a phone conversation or an in person conversation, always end on a positive note. Blessings to my Spark People family and friends.... Read more

  • After a OBGYN Visit this week...

    4/30/2016 1:43:28 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello my friends, Ever since my body began menopause, I've been looking into "over the counter" remedies, instead of going for hormone replacement therapy because of all the hype about how it's not good for you, "IE" increased chance of breast cancer, etc. Mood swings, hot flashes, night sw... Read more

  • Gloomy hear today

    4/30/2016 12:47:09 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Trying to stay upbeat, I need sunshine since I have SAD.... Read more

  • Unintended Rest Day

    4/30/2016 10:59:15 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I fully intended to get in another exercise session today but a full stomach and pure procrastination prevented that. I also realize that I still have DOMS. So maybe I need a rest day. Still disappointed in myself though!... Read more

  • Everyone it's Saturday , smile

    4/30/2016 10:57:51 AM, by FRANWILL1

    30 ... Read more

  • in response to IMAVISION's blog Two Patients

    4/30/2016 10:42:27 AM, by OVERACTIVEELBOW

    the link to the blog... www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_p
    ublic_journal_individual.a
    sp?blog_id=6153151 ... but too many people in positions of power have too much to gain with things staying the way they are or worse for the paying public. About a month ago I kept an appointment wit... Read more

  • Rain can be healing when it's not damaging

    4/30/2016 7:01:24 AM, by DSCROW

    We had rain last evening after waiting all week with it forecast and not having any. Believe me we in Alabama understand the power and fury of rain and storms. Last night however it was a healing rain. We were out walking dogs as it came rolling in. The wind picked up and blew refreshingly. It pi... Read more

  • desperately in need of sleep

    4/30/2016 12:08:05 AM, by MLIEN913

    Wow. The dog is very hyper tonight. I sat with her, brushed her, took her out for a walk and she's still active. I'm so sleepy I can barely type this blog. 102 In the morning supposed to go a renaissance faire. I'm feeling confused though, because my dear cousin's funeral is finally sched... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for April 29:

    4/29/2016 10:37:17 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: It is better to try and fail than to fail because you are afraid to try. Lord, grant me the courage to live my life to the fullest. Daily Scripture & Reflection: The sower sows the word. Mark 4: 14 A Time to Think: I choose love. No occasion justifies hatred; no in... Read more

  • 4/29/16

    4/29/2016 10:35:23 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I had a busy day today. I got 3 leads on new positions, and set one interview up for next week. Had to deal with an unpleasant situation with one of my conferences for St. Vincent de Paul and had to ask someone to step down from her position as president. She was having an issue with the pastor a... Read more

  • Preparing for another rainy day

    4/29/2016 9:17:12 PM, by MSLZZY

    If the forecast is to be believed, we are in for another 1-2 inches of rain. Much luckier than our neighbors to the south in Nebraska and even Iowa, who may see 3+ inches of rain and some even getting a late winter snowstorm. I have heard predictions of 3-5 or even 4-8 inches of snow. Not ... Read more

  • Aloha on this Fierce Friday

    4/29/2016 8:26:31 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " I have tremendous faith in the universe. I feel at home on this planet . Even though it's a very big world out there , I plan on walking right through the middle of it unharmed." Marion Ross Happy Aloha Friday . As you go about your day today don't forget to be fierce. Walk on coals if need ... Read more

  • A little humor.

    4/29/2016 5:13:48 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    It's raining and cloudy out. I really like this kind of weather but I do get bored. So I thought I would put a little humor in my day and yours too. Ok I'm done See ya tomorrow. All you young'ins have a fun Friday night,... Read more

  • Packed Lunch Review 4/29/16

    4/29/2016 2:12:15 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Happy Friday Spark Friends..... This week I've been terrible at reviewing my lunches in part because I've done poorly eating lunch! Breve coffee's are not a food group, btw. 106 Coffee how I love thee. So bad habits are creeping back in...like not making breakfast and just drinking co... Read more

  • Learning to pace myself

    4/29/2016 1:32:46 PM, by ISABELLE84

    Today is off to a good start. When I got home yesterday I was really tired (got in bed around 7h30!) and I didn't want to go for a walk or a ride. So, I thought, that I'd begin biking to work...! Which I did. And I'm real proud of myself; it was 0° C at 7h30 this morning, but I had a coat and ... Read more

  • BRAVER?

    4/29/2016 1:01:36 PM, by SIMPLY_JUDY

    I have never considered myself to be brave except maybe when I was a child and then I was fearless..maybe even at times reckless...Never considered to be strong..if there was any strength in me it was because I had to be...I was alone and had no one in life to lean on.Smarter? I never thought ... Read more

  • Our Father feeds the Ravens...

    4/29/2016 10:26:11 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Adding more scriptures that I sensed applies to my overeating and under exercising ... I have a Flashcard app on phone, where I create decks of "flashcards". One of the topics consists of various scriptures having to do with eating, exercise, not being anxious, and similar issues... It's an ongoing ... Read more

  • Day 81: Today's Plan-16.4.29

    4/29/2016 9:40:00 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    WELLNESS 1. My Fitness Word for today is WELL which equates to the following exercise routine: 1min Wall Sit 10 Squats 10 Leg Lifts 2min Wall Sit I should be able to fit in at least 3 reps of this routine 2. Fit in 10,000 Steps today HOME Living Room Deep Clean: ... Read more

  • Good day

    4/29/2016 9:35:05 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Down another pound today, so that started my day off good. I think I finally have control of this lifestyle journey.... Read more

  • yes Im sore today , But glad and going to try and just walk today.

    4/29/2016 9:28:40 AM, by FRANWILL1

    everyone have a interesting friday . 313 ... Read more

  • it's time for the number round up

    4/29/2016 9:01:49 AM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    I have a fasting bllod draw today, and the then the follow up appointment on may 3 with my primary doc. The deal was, when I went off my two horrid meds ( cholestrol and an injection med for blood sugar) that my numbers would stay good for the next three month period. Here is a list of my fitness ... Read more

  • Will miss my daughter and grandbaby so much

    4/29/2016 9:01:48 AM, by REGNUR617

    Today will be my last day visiting with my grand baby , precious beautiful daughter and son in law . Please pray for peace and comfort . It's so difficult to only see them 1-2 times a year . 600+ miles from my home . I love them so much . Thanks God for FaceTime but not the same as holding and playi... Read more

  • Stress Dreams more is not better right now

    4/29/2016 8:27:03 AM, by DSCROW

    I struggled all of 2013 trying to recover from my Liver Hemorrhage surgery 1/2013. It took a year to get back to work 3/4 time. Then I had to have the hernia surgery (and tummy tuck), 12/2013 that same year, which was an easier recovery but still impacted on my work schedule. I was going to work... Read more

  • Busy Week - Good Deed

    4/29/2016 8:05:18 AM, by LOPEYP

    This has been a busy week. Fortunately a good week mostly. Tuesday I did my good deed. I was meeting a friend for lunch. It was a miserable day -40 degrees and pouring rain. On the way to lunch, I noticed a lady with white hair walking. I guess it was the white hair that caught my eye. Who is o... Read more

  • Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks???

    4/29/2016 7:36:52 AM, by MISSPEACHES3

    This week, I have been teaching my brother (James) about Emails and Facebook. So far, about 8 hours in person and several hours on the phone. It is difficult for me to sit at the computer for hours at a time. My legs are full of fluid. The scale thinks I have gained 4 pounds. Yesterday, br... Read more