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  • I made it through the day

    12/19/2014 11:07:37 PM, by MSLZZY

    the best idea I had was to do my walking workout before I started working in the office and it paid off. I have logged over 6.2 miles and think I am past the slump I had 2 days ago when I just couldn't seem to get moving. I worked on at least 6 quote for house/car insurance today and hope ... Read more

  • Day 68 and a good Friday

    12/19/2014 9:50:10 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Started out on a good leg with a visit to the gym this morning. And even though I stayed on the treadmill, at least I did some movement to get my day started out right. I was also active as much as possible today. Made it to just under 11,000 steps in all, so I'm feeling pretty proud of myself. ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 19:

    12/19/2014 9:28:21 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Give control of your life to God and humbly live in His presence. Lord, I humbly desire that Your will be my will and that we always walk together. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to... Read more

  • Turning this bus around :0)

    12/19/2014 9:04:57 PM, by CONTROLEDFREAK

    Not sure if this is the best place to write this but since I've started at least 4 different journals in the last couple of years, I think this is the safest place to be able to refer back to things. Trying to forgive myself for eating too much fat Wednesday night when hubby and I went out to ... Read more

  • Bonus blog: The Beck Diet Solution Day 19 - Stop Fooling Yourself

    12/19/2014 8:45:07 PM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    I did not have time to do this topic justice before work today, so you're getting a bonus blog to talk about the ways in which those of us who have "dieted" delude ourselves about what we should be able to eat and still consider it "OKAY". This is the day of the "It's NOT Okay" response card. ... Read more

  • 12/19/14

    12/19/2014 8:41:38 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well today was another test of patience for me. The recruiter sent me to a face-to-face interview with a manager who didn't know I was coming. Also said that two others were to interview me, and they were both off. I was quite embarrassed and sure that I made one heck of a impression. I don't un... Read more

  • Weekly Email & Blog Check-In

    12/19/2014 8:24:45 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Friday evening everyone! I'm starting this blog to get the url for my weekly email. The email will include fun photos of "chicken ornaments" (you'll see what I mean on Sunday morning :)). List any highlights this week or goals for next week below. Have a great weekend! Chris (... Read more

  • (hashtag)QUICKFIT HOLIDAY FITNESS PLAN: W3 D19

    12/19/2014 7:54:09 PM, by LHLADY517

    Today I did day 18's workout since I knew I'd be home and have access to my weights: Day #18: Thurs. Dec. 18th - 12-Minute Butt Lift Level: All; Equipment: A set of 3- to 15-pound dumbbells (optional); Intensity: Moderate https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=aFmMs3j6elo&feature=yout
    u.be I... Read more

  • Way Back In The History Of Me!

    12/19/2014 6:38:40 PM, by COLOR-BLUE

    When I was 12 years old, my sister was 11 and my brother 13, we lived in Osceola, WI, on a very tiny radar site for the United States Air Force. It was so small that there were only 20 family housing units and we were all in a cul-de sac setting. We were one HUGE happy family there. My mom,... Read more

  • CHRISTMAS STRESS RELIEF

    12/19/2014 5:29:00 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

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  • Day 1: High Protein, Low Carb, Low Fat, Mostly-Raw, Vegan?

    12/19/2014 4:55:45 PM, by PERSEPHONEROSE

    Day 1 Weight: 186.6 lbs If you don't like eating meat and are interested in being a vegan...but get sick on too much fat from nuts and fruit sugar, and you genuinely want to loose weight, while not eating diet foods laden with chemicals...then read on...lol I'm not like everyone else. I ha... Read more

  • A little quiet in a crazy time

    12/19/2014 3:18:55 PM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

    I work for a college and classes are over so it's quite quiet right now. On break today I decided to head out to the park next to my building to make some footprints on the snowy path. So worth it even for 10 minutes of absolute quiet. Nothing but my own footsteps.... Read more

  • Not fitness related but worth a read.

    12/19/2014 3:14:04 PM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

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    re-brain-feel-joyful/# ... Read more

  • Cool article

    12/19/2014 1:19:10 PM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

    www.fastcompany.com/3025
    957/work-smart/what-happen
    s-to-our-brains-when-we-ex
    ercise-and-how-it-makes-us
    -happier?utm_source=facebook ... Read more

  • Line dancing...late to the party!

    12/19/2014 12:46:13 PM, by SIMPLELIFE4REAL

    Last spring, hubby I started going to a beginner line dancing class at our fitness center. Neither one of us had every done any line dancing before. It was a great way for me to get back into exercise after finishing up my treatments for breast cancer. The dances were pretty simple and the speed... Read more

  • Walls...

    12/19/2014 11:38:11 AM, by MOJO0607

    Along the same line of thought as the choices I have the power to make, I also am in control of the walls I put up around me. No more limiting myself based on my perceptions of what I can or cannot do. No more preventing myself ... Read more

  • Prospering in Everything - Joel & Victoria Osteen

    12/19/2014 11:24:51 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Prospering in Everything Today's Scripture: "They are like trees planted by streams of water, which yield their fruit in its season, and their leaves do not wither. In all that they do, they prosper." Psalm 1:3, NRSV Today's Word: Large trees represent power, majesty and stabil... Read more

  • Our Focus Determines Our Feelings???

    12/19/2014 10:57:19 AM, by MISSPEACHES3

    Yesterday morning I awakened very early in the A.M. {about 3:30am} and started watching a religious program. The man on that program, made some very good points. But the one that stuck with me the most is this: "Focus Determines Feelings." I think that hit home with me the most. As an emotio... Read more

  • Kids (Magazine by Salt and Light Studio) - Inspiring Stories

    12/19/2014 9:41:37 AM, by SEPTEMBERSPIRIT

    Earlier this week I shared a pic of my gf's daughter Maya - featured on the cover of this amazing magazine now available online. I ordered a printed copy to have because I think it's just absolutely BEAUTIFUL... capturing the child... Read more

  • Never mind where you came from

    12/19/2014 9:32:49 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " When you see a snake never mind where he came from." William Gurney Benham When You see a snake or other dangerous creature , do you stand around and say Gee, I wonder where he came from? Or do you just run and hide and save yourself from serious harm. ? Well then why do you keep reliv... Read more

  • The Friday Before Christmas

    12/19/2014 9:31:19 AM, by LUVGOODMUZIK

    I went through a spell last night where I almost regretted starting my weight loss journey (again) during the holiday season. How am I going to sit there and watch everyone else eat all the cakes, cookies and pies and I look for piece of fruit or some nuts? And don't get me started on the egg nog wi... Read more

  • Quote for the day

    12/19/2014 9:25:44 AM, by SHAWFAN

    Blessing for a great Friday.... Read more

  • I am still NOT SICK! and thankful

    12/19/2014 8:39:01 AM, by DSCROW

    Christmas Break has arrived...Thank you Jesus! I just need some time off to recover from burnout. I started am antibiotic refill for the sinus infection I seem to be fighting. I AM NOT SICK...and I am feeling a little better. Plans set, packing to do, going for my Christmas overnight trip and Ro... Read more

  • My Eating and Workout Plan

    12/19/2014 8:15:46 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    You know, this last week, I started strength training with weight machines for the first time in 20 years... OUCH in a good way. If you can't use your legs, arm b... Read more

  • Break from Beck... BOOKS!

    12/19/2014 8:05:21 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    I'll just do a quick assessment of yesterday, but I'm not going to count myself as having worked Day 19. Want to take today to continue to mull it over, and I have some other things I want to dump out here in the blog universe to organize. * I did read my response cards (all of them) at least ... Read more

  • have the power

    12/19/2014 7:11:55 AM, by PEANUTSMOM96

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  • Its Friday, be well my friends!

    12/19/2014 6:48:53 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    I'm listening to Etta James right now which is good because I erased my blog entry somehow lol. I give up, I'm going to type my entries in Word and cut and paste them over here from now on so I don't inadvertently erase some mind blowing words lol! Okay so I took a few days off from blogging ba... Read more

  • SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED

    12/19/2014 4:13:39 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I woke up full of hurt,anger and hate,i have been praying over it and doing all that i know how to do and going to meetings and doctors but it is not getting any better and i am at a loss what to do at this point.I need to move into a new environment but have no money or family to help so i am havin... Read more

  • Give your time

    12/19/2014 4:05:10 AM, by KIN59VARA

    Life is overflowing with a great opportunity because it is constantly giving you ways to make a difference. By giving your time, your care, your interest and your love, you transform generic abundance into a personal treasure." Ralph Marston I am making my gifts for co-workers which are about 6... Read more

  • DAILY QUOTE

    12/19/2014 12:57:09 AM, by HYE101

    Breathe . Itís just a bad day , not a bad life . ~ Anonymous... Read more

  • Feeling great!

    12/19/2014 12:29:02 AM, by 2DAWN4

    Feeling great about my food choices today! For the last few weeks, okay, months, I have not watched my food intake very closely. I am now back to tracking my food and making wiser choices and feeling better! Hope I can keep it up over the holidays!... Read more

  • Thursday update

    12/18/2014 11:37:36 PM, by MSLZZY

    I think I was lacking motivation today but since I woke up with leg cramps at 4:30, it put me off my stride first thing this morning. Not sure what brought that on as it is not a common occurrence for me. Need to research this so I avoid this down the road. After I got moving in the office... Read more

  • How do you move PAST a FEAR of success?

    12/18/2014 11:26:29 PM, by DIANEDOESSMILES

    It's starting to happen again. I am near my year end goal. It was at first back when Feb was here,, to be 202/03. But, than I had surgery in June, by August I KNEW I was not healing well,,, and the road would be a long one,, with many bumps (Its Dec, it's holding thru of this) so in August I redi... Read more

  • 12/18/14

    12/18/2014 11:19:07 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well as my wife can attest to, patience is not my best virtue. This week is driving me nuts. I know they told me that the decision would not be made until the end of the week, however, I am getting antsy and starting to doubt, that the interview went as well as I thougth it did. I know I am secon... Read more

  • (hashtag)QUICKFIT HOLIDAY FITNESS PLAN: W3 D18

    12/18/2014 11:08:33 PM, by LHLADY517

    I did Day #19 today because I could do it at work since it required no equipment. Tomorrow I will do Day #18's workout: Fri Dec. 19th - 12-Minute Power Walk Level: All; Equipment: None; Intensity: Moderate https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=ATmqNBmxggQ&feature=yout
    u.be This is such a fun ... Read more

  • Makes You Wonder?!!

    12/18/2014 10:57:24 PM, by IMLOCOLINDA

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  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 18:

    12/18/2014 10:13:54 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Christmas began with the heart of God and is complete when it reaches the heart of people. Lord, your love has reached me, and during this season, let it be the best gift that I give to others. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, ... Read more

  • Day 67

    12/18/2014 9:47:25 PM, by SHAWFAN

    With Christmas being next week, we've been so busy trying to get so much done before we're off for the holidays. With Christmas cards to still send out, and a few presents still to get and wrap, it's been hard to concentrate on much else other than work every day. By the way, before I forget, tha... Read more

  • Meet Java, my walking buddy!

    12/18/2014 9:29:18 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Yesterday Java was a good girl and got her bathroom procedures done outdoors while we walked around... So later we went to the post office and then I surprised her with a visit to PetSmart to get her a new collar. We also had a $5 coupon that I had gotten a week or so ago, from buying her big bag of... Read more

  • How often I give 100% effort during my workouts

    12/18/2014 9:27:17 PM, by GRATEFUL_DAWN

    Spark coach suggested that I blog about this today. I don't really know what it means to give 100% effort during my workout. I'm just happy if I am working out consistently. Consistency is what I struggle with. I would really like to havea workout buddy or two to help keep me accountable. My goal is... Read more

  • Terrific Thursday.

    12/18/2014 8:54:27 PM, by MYLIBERTY

    I have been getting the house ready for guests over the Christmas and New Year's Holidays. Also, I have been enjoying writing a short story recently. Writing helps to keep my hand off of the fork and on the keyboard. I'm having a little trouble with the main character, but it will work out. At l... Read more

  • CHALLENGE TO MAINTAIN DURING THE HOLIDAYS

    12/18/2014 7:24:57 PM, by SUNNYBEACHGIRL

    It has taken me 5 years to get to maintenance. I did it slowly and worked on adjusting my eating habits during the entire time. For the past few months since I passed my maintenance anniversary in October I have been looking for ways to help me stay at my current weight while still eating some o... Read more

  • Success

    12/18/2014 7:22:24 PM, by HARROWJET

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  • too many veggies?

    12/18/2014 6:38:55 PM, by DAWNASCHEDA

    I'm trying to keep our holidays healthy. I have been trying out different recipes to have when our family arrives next week. I have prepared 5 vegetable dishes and two different low cal, no sugar vegan desserts and of course sampled them all. Is that a bad thing? I feel so full, but it cou... Read more

  • The Christmas Shoes

    12/18/2014 5:51:11 PM, by COLOR-BLUE

    I remember when I first heard this song, a couple of years ago, and it would bring tears to my eyes every time I would hear it. They were sad, yet joyful tears. Well, I heard that song this morning on Family Life Radio, and I just started having one of those ugly cries, where you don't want an... Read more

  • We interrupt this workout

    12/18/2014 5:38:50 PM, by HONEYBEA

    For cramps. Yeah. I'm kind of wimpy like that. I was suppose to workout with sis today but roads are icy, it's cold and yes, cramps. I have been working on getting other people interested in the paleo diet. It is so good and healthy. I feel so amazing when I am on it. The weight just melts off, I... Read more

  • Size inflation/vanity sizing drives me nuts!

    12/18/2014 5:07:07 PM, by SIMPLELIFE4REAL

    Size inflation or vanity sizing is rampant! I lost a lot of weight over the last year. When I finally bought some new pants last summer, I was surprised to find that I wore a size 2 in jeans at Kohl's. BUT....that's not really true. I have some old Dockers that I had probably gotten a... Read more

  • Quote from my Angel daily calendar! Photos from this & that:

    12/18/2014 4:27:42 PM, by SPARKLINGME176

    "In the lights & glimmer of modern Christmas decorations we see a tiny speck of the brilliance that is the reality angels see, share, & return to when their task on earth is complete. It's brilliance we can one day see for ourselves when our task is done well". I LOVE twinkle lights! I have the... Read more

  • Failing with Pride

    12/18/2014 4:27:05 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Learn to fail with pride---and do so fast and cleanly. Maximize trial and error --- by mastering the error part. " Nassim Nichols Taleb When I first started my job 35 years ago I used to cry when I made an error and it would bother me for weeks . It took me a lot of errors to get to where I ... Read more

  • journal 2015

    12/18/2014 11:35:42 AM, by APLTEST

    First 2015 entry... Read more

  • SONY HACKING

    12/18/2014 11:12:13 AM, by HIKETOHEIGHTS

    I certainly never thought I would see this day. Unknown persons are censoring media, attacking a major corporation, depriving everyone associated with " The Interview" of their success and seemingly getting away with it. The damage of this cyber attack goes beyond a big corporation. Sony has c... Read more

  • Thank you

    12/18/2014 9:36:27 AM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for all their support and for reading and commenting on my blogs and on my page and photos - and for all the wonderful spark goodies and words - I wish I had time to thank everyone individually and hopefully I will in the coming weeks, but in the meantime,... Read more

  • training

    12/18/2014 9:24:47 AM, by APLOUIS

    Need a new a training program for the mohican 100.... Read more

  • Day 31 Of My Hundred Days To A Healthier Lifestyle

    12/18/2014 9:09:27 AM, by STORMIE62

    Advice from others may share the benefit of experience. But, not trusting my own inner wisdom can hurt me too. Even though the intentions of others are good, sometimes their views and words are negative. They sometimes even encourage me to believe that they know my needs better than I do. Read more

  • The Beck Diet Solution Days 17 and 18 exercises

    12/18/2014 8:04:37 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    I'm going to post the last two days together mainly because in my mind and practice of them, they blended together nicely. "The Beck Diet Solution" for folks who are coming in to the middle of the movie, is a book title, the author is Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. It is subtitled "train your brain to thin... Read more

  • Wishing all Christmas Blessings...

    12/18/2014 8:03:30 AM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi spark friends, wishing all a Blessed Christmas....see you here Sparking! love, Wendy ... Read more

  • Submitting to rest is sometimes necessary...

    12/18/2014 7:41:06 AM, by DSCROW

    I made it most of the day. Near the end I just faded. So by 2 pm I started cancelling from the end of the day. The headache was back as was the nausea after lunch. I have really slept well the last two nights and still felt better than Tuesday but .... I have one more work day and I will be off... Read more

  • you've always been beautiful...

    12/18/2014 6:42:44 AM, by PEANUTSMOM96

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  • Day 3/4

    12/18/2014 6:22:44 AM, by AUNTIELES53

    So last night i weighed in..... I was 307.4 so i was up .2 My eating is slowly getting better. I broke up with the frappe it had to much control over my life. With weight watchers there is simply filling which is what i will be switching to soon. I have 2 big family Christmas's back to back this wee... Read more

  • Get busy!

    12/18/2014 5:49:35 AM, by KIN59VARA

    "Do all you can with the time you have. Do all you can, being positive and productive, not concerning yourself with whether the time you have is too little or is passing too quickly." Ralph Marston This is appropriate at this time of year where the days just feel like they are flying by! ... Read more

  • And Just When I Thought...

    12/18/2014 5:35:07 AM, by SEPTEMBERSPIRIT

    After yesterday's post... what a day with my daughter... she missed school because of something that upset her (recalling her sexual assault) and self-harmed... punching a wall bruising her hand - and then I noticed ... she had cuts/marks on both of her hands ... so while I thought she had not cut s... Read more

  • Go to the Place of Blessing - Joel & Victoria Osteen

    12/18/2014 5:28:13 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Go to the Place of Blessing Today's Scripture: "Depart from here and turn eastward and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan." 1 Kings 17:3, ESV Today's Word: In the scripture, the prophet Elijah was living in a certain city. God said to him, ďLeave... Read more

  • BLC 27: Registration Opens

    12/18/2014 3:55:35 AM, by AEGISHOT

    The much talked about Challenge is here and this is a group that is ready to help you achieve your goals in 2015. Click and join the team and meet new people, www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
    ark/groups_individual.asp?
    gid=64133 We shall meet in Onederland... Read more

  • -Small Changes-Big Differences

    12/18/2014 3:37:53 AM, by 2BDYNAMIC

    I feel like I got a 'jump' on the New Year! I mean, what was I waiting for, Christmas? This is how I felt due to making a few changes to my overall plan. With those tweaks, I got more than I expected. In less than... Read more

  • DAILY QUOTE

    12/18/2014 1:41:09 AM, by HYE101

    Donít go through life , grow through life . ~ Eric Butterworth... Read more

  • Tonight was the night

    12/17/2014 11:42:22 PM, by MSLZZY

    for the grade school concert. A very unusual time-6:15, The school came to an agreement with several churches to hold this on a Wednesday night, usually reserved for religious activities only. It was a great concert with the grade school band opening the evening, followed by the kindergart... Read more

  • Nothing Will Stop Me Now

    12/17/2014 9:52:58 PM, by HARROWJET

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  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 17:

    12/17/2014 9:51:20 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Never look back with regret because life is never perfect, but it offers us the perfect moment to start anew which is right now. Lord, help me to live with enthusiasm and recognize that each new day is an adventure. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Carry each other's burdens,... Read more

  • (hashtag)QUICKFIT HOLIDAY FITNESS PLAN: W3 D17

    12/17/2014 9:45:21 PM, by LHLADY517

    Day #17: Wed. Dec. 17th - To those that are celebrating, Happy Chanukah! 10-Minute Total Body Strength Workout Level: Beginner to Intermediate; Equipment: None (a mat is recommended for hard floors); Intensity: Moderate, Low Impact https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=_migdzftFMo&feature=yout
    ... Read more

  • Christmas Is Next Week, Trying The Best That I Can (Sort Of)

    12/17/2014 7:47:56 PM, by 80SBABY90SKID84

    Well today I was at the Laundry mat and they have this electric scale and I just found out that I went from 224 last year to 206.6 this year, I haven't been this size in 9 years, but my main concern is and I sure it's everybody's concern here is Christmas . And you know how that is, openi... Read more

  • Trip to ice planet approacheth!!

    12/17/2014 6:42:20 PM, by THELILEA

    I am flying out this weekend to go visit Lee's family. I am feeling nervous!! Not of any one thing in particular but in general. So many unknowns... I do actually feel a LOT better though after doing a preliminary pack last night and seeing that I clearly need my OWN bag for the trip, not to sp... Read more

  • A Labor Of Love!

    12/17/2014 6:05:38 PM, by COLOR-BLUE

    Women go through having a child and it is truly a labor of love and it's a beautiful and marvelous time when the baby is born. When Mary had her child, there was celebrating, as the Kings and the shepherds came, and bowed down before Him and giving thanks and praise to Him. Mary didn't know ... Read more

  • One of those Days

    12/17/2014 4:08:11 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Having one of those days, just not motivated, fed-up and feeling like what the heck. Read motivational quotes, watched motivational vidoes to no avail. What to do. Not going to start eating. That leads to feeling worse afterward. Don't feel like taking a walk. Have to do something!! So I went look... Read more

  • Week 2 BSG Challenge Blog - Decorating for Christmas

    12/17/2014 2:22:00 PM, by BARBIE176

    Our blog for this week's BSG challenge is to answer the following questions: Do you like to decorate for the holidays? Are you a minimalist with your decorating, if you decorate or do you go all out and try to outdo your neighbors? Yes, I love to decorate for the holidays. Bill too loved it an... Read more

  • My reasons for losing weight

    12/17/2014 1:48:16 PM, by SASHAY40

    1) I'll increase my self-esteem 2)I'll have more confidence 3)I'll be less self-conscious 4)I'll be less self-critical 5)I'll be able to wear more stylish clothes 6)I'll be happier when I look in the mirror 7)I'll be in better health/less health risks 8)I'll live longer 9)I'll feel b... Read more

  • Respawn

    12/17/2014 1:01:09 PM, by COUGAR_CUB

    Respawning. So I've decided I want to become a super hero and I've joined the Nerd Fitness Academy. My mission: Save the World by Making Life Easier for Myself and Others. Consequences of Leveling Up: *Easier to Complete Every Day Quests (1) *Greater Section of Armor (2) *... Read more

  • ugh!

    12/17/2014 11:17:29 AM, by TMFBITU

    It's not STICKING. I am too content. I am too distracted with being in love, with settling my finances, with getting ready for Christmas, with helping Lucy deal with her anxiety and sleep issues. I'm not really worried about my drinking. I'm not satisfied with a tiny vegetable meal. I feel sle... Read more

  • Day 31 Of My Hundred Days To A Healthier Lifestyle

    12/17/2014 10:52:50 AM, by STORMIE62

    Yes I am looking to lose weight and be healthy, but I do not want to go on a diet! I know I am personally growing tired of hearing about all these great diets my friends are on, only to not hear about the results after weeks of torture and starving that they went through. I don't mean to oversi... Read more

  • Close your eyes

    12/17/2014 9:01:35 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " You're the only one who's closing your eyes at night. There's no one else who can do it for you.' James Caan It always comes down to you . What kind of life you are leading , Where do you want the journey to take you? Whether you are peaceful and succeeding. Many of us have a har... Read more

  • Day 66

    12/17/2014 8:46:25 AM, by SHAWFAN

    Good morning everyone, I managed to get in 35 minutes of walking yesterday. That plus moving as much as possible. I think I managed to keep the streak going. Dinner was great last night. At $50.00 a plate, I would hope that it would be good. But, I couldn't keep it down last night. Was a... Read more

  • 14 Days Left in 2014

    12/17/2014 7:55:58 AM, by SEPTEMBERSPIRIT

    My daughter's pic - a selfie she took on Monday (Dec 15) - feeling pretty about herself... For those who have been following my blog, you know how BIG of a deal this is. As I reflect on the last few days left this year - I find ... Read more

  • Better morning awakening...not in pain!

    12/17/2014 7:38:30 AM, by DSCROW

    I came home by 4 instead of 6:30 pm tired and still had headache. Last night I decided to sleep using the CPAP as my thoughts about my symptoms yesterday morning seemed related to breathing problems during sleep. My doc said I didn't qualify to require CPAP anymore but that I could still use it on... Read more

  • Back to Beck - day 16 exercises

    12/17/2014 7:31:03 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    I owe you two Beck blogs due to yesterday's trip down Christmas lane... Day 16 was "Prevent Unplanned Eating". By this it meant that day's exercise was to eat ONLY what was on the plan you wrote down the day before. The funny thing about these little challenges is they are PRACTICE in a safe ... Read more

  • Today, is going to be a great day :) (No laughing)

    12/17/2014 6:52:43 AM, by JACKIEWALKS4FUN

    Jackie... Read more

  • Deal with it!

    12/17/2014 6:24:28 AM, by KIN59VARA

    "Life has its burdens and necessities, and you have what it takes to deal with them. Deal with them quickly, decisively and successfully, and free yourself to live on your own highest terms." ó Ralph Marston It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.... Read more

  • He is Not Limited by Your Limitations - Joel & Victoria Osteen

    12/17/2014 5:41:30 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    He is Not Limited by Your Limitations Today's Scripture: "Is anything too hard for the LORD? Ö" Genesis 18:14, NIV Today's Word: If you could see what God has stored up for you, the people youíre going to meet, the places youíre going to go, the good breaks that are going to fi... Read more

  • DAILY QUOTE

    12/17/2014 1:07:09 AM, by HYE101

    Your mind canít be wrapped in worry if you expect any inner peace . ~ Anonymous... Read more

  • The tree just fainted!

    12/16/2014 11:59:07 PM, by IMLOCOLINDA

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  • A little extra today

    12/16/2014 11:12:55 PM, by MSLZZY

    With the rain, freezing rain and snow, I had a bit of shoveling to do this morning. I was glad I had left it right where it was because I didn't have to deal with glazed ice. The wind and blowing snow polished any clear surfaces so it was super slick today. The GC had a piano recital today... Read more

  • Hesitation

    12/16/2014 10:46:11 PM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    Hello folks, It's been a while since I posted. I'm going to post one thing, a link to a vlog from my middle daughter, a reading of her original poem called "Hesitation" I have looked at this many times, and it alternately gives me hope or crushes me to dust depending on the lens I loo... Read more

  • FWTS: Seven Power Keys

    12/16/2014 10:13:29 PM, by BETRHO48

    The following are Spangle's seven power keys for staying friends with the scale: 1. Never let my scale win! 2. Remember that I can't trick the scale. 3... Read more

  • Dedicated to my mom

    12/16/2014 9:12:14 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    A beautiful song for a beautiful mom: youtu.be/GFPLoxdzVy4 ... Read more

  • I will miss my mom forever

    12/16/2014 8:45:41 PM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    My twin sister created this beautiful tribute to my mom today - that's my son in the video. Just thinking about her makes me cry but I have to believe she is finally at peace: beautifultribute.com/arn
    a-bill-kranis-plumb/ ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 16:

    12/16/2014 8:23:16 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Share the lighthearted moments of your life with others. Lord, may I be instrumental in relieving tensions by lifting the spirits of others with a little cheerfulness. Daily Scripture & Reflection: And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host prai... Read more

  • (hashtag)QUICKFIT HOLIDAY FITNESS PLAN: W3 D15-16

    12/16/2014 8:06:52 PM, by LHLADY517

    Day #15: Mon. Dec. 15th 15-Minute Belly, Buns and Thighs Boot Camp Level: Intermediate/Advanced; Equipment: None; Intensity: Moderate https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=V281HpK6QOw&feature=yout
    u.be I forgot to post this one. Did it. Day #16: Tues. Dec. 16th I did both today. - 13... Read more

  • 12/16/14

    12/16/2014 7:29:19 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, it took all day, but I finally got caught up on my emails. A break in routine, can put you behind. I am feeling optimistic from the interview from yesterday. It was quite unique. It was a one on one with the hiring manager. I think it went well. We had a great conversation, and it seemed... Read more

  • Never go out and meet trouble

    12/16/2014 6:43:12 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Never go out and meet trouble . If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it for you. " Calvin Coolidge Why do you want to meet trouble? Why would you ever want to sit around idle waiting ? For what ? The fat to settle in new places , your circulation to slow ,... Read more