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  • Taking a New Vitamin!

    5/26/2016 3:29:40 PM, by SUNSHINE192DAY

    I've been put on a new prenatal vitamin. Early in my pregnancy when I took a vitamin with iron my body didn't process it correctly and I would end up with an over supply of it and pass out. I never got hurt because, thankfully, I would sit before I got to that point. However, now with Benny moving a... Read more

  • Videos I like

    5/26/2016 2:25:18 PM, by DEWEYDAME

    Petra of Acacia: http://www.sparkpeople.com/r
    esource/videos-detail.asp?
    video=37&utm_source=sparkp
    eople&utm_medium=email&utm
    _campaign=exercise-of-the-day... Read more

  • The Marathon

    5/26/2016 2:11:39 PM, by JOSSYO

    The Marathon is for Saturday, should I still go to the gym tomorrow?... Read more

  • Feeling lazy

    5/26/2016 1:37:39 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today is very hot and I'm feeling lazy. To think, I was still wearing a jacket at the start of the week and now it's 90 degrees outside. Worse yet, my office space has hit 97 because of the computers. It's so hard to excerise when it's this hot and sticky. Hopefully I can get an AC unit this weekend... Read more

  • Depression and trying to lose weight

    5/26/2016 11:58:04 AM, by AMYK83

    So I'm back. Trying to be gentle with myself though. There's kind of a void in my life, and I have been lonely and depressed. I do struggle with clinical depression, and am in therapy. I'm just trying to be good to myself right now. When I get like this, I eat to numb the painful feelings. I ma... Read more

  • Taking Care of Everyone vs. Taking Care of Yourself

    5/26/2016 11:25:45 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I am very good at taking care of everyone else. I am awful at taking care of myself. My SP friends know I have chosen to live a low carb lifestyle fairly recently. To truly be successful with a lifestyle choice I firmly believe you need to understand why you are doing it. If you don't understand... Read more

  • Staying strong

    5/26/2016 11:09:45 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Well still no loss this week, but not giving up. I can do this lifestyle change.... Read more

  • How to release tension... LoL

    5/26/2016 9:33:16 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    A great way to vent frustration... 100... Read more

  • Stressful Week

    5/26/2016 7:41:31 AM, by LOPEYP

    The week has been crazy at work and how do I handle stress - by not going to the gym and eating junk. Ugh! 24 Okay, it's not quite this bad but it's getting there. Summer coming and I think I weigh the most I have in 5 years. What to do? Buckle down and but my effort into making some ... Read more

  • Up but not feeling awake

    5/26/2016 7:07:41 AM, by DSCROW

    Yes I am up. I have to get out of here early because I need to get gas. I am not really awake. My hands are not working great and I have a heavy feeling in my arms and legs and my head feels foggy like I have taken a sleep medicine but didn't. I did feel awake often last night so I guess I just ... Read more

  • Chapter 23, Day 5

    5/26/2016 6:09:43 AM, by VTORIA3

    Keep exercise streak going. About to lace up now for an early morning walk. Snacking is creeping back into my life. Today, I beat back those demons as best I can. DAY'S POSITIVES Early morning....love 'em! Love the warmer temperatures (so do my tomato plants!) Exercise streak, day... Read more

  • Chapter 22, Day 4

    5/26/2016 6:04:44 AM, by VTORIA3

    Exercise is going well. Food choices were good, except for a snacking session....bah. DAY'S POSITIVES Spent a nice afternoon at the zoo with granddaughter Early morning walk. Beautiful weather Tomato plants are looking healthy, fingers crossed. ... Read more

  • Seed for Sowing - Joel and Victoria

    5/26/2016 5:45:52 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness."(2 Corinthians 9:10, NIV) God desires to bring you increase. He's provided you with seed so that you can invest into... Read more

  • No Energy for Me...

    5/26/2016 12:05:46 AM, by SUNSHINE192DAY

    Today I've had 2 naps and I'm still sleepy. Mainly, I think, because I keep waking up with heartburn. But it's all sooooo very worth it! 25 weeks today and adding my bump pic! It's a comparison pic. On the left is me today at 25 weeks and on the right is me in the same shirt at 7 weeks. ... Read more

  • 5/25/16

    5/25/2016 11:15:29 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I still have all my limbs and the chain saw is still in it's case. I got ready to go out and work in the yard 3 times each finding the clouds opening up and raining. Maybe tomorrow. So I did the housework, vacuuming, dusting, laundry, and started cleaning the basement up Our KofC Ladies Au... Read more

  • long day but good day

    5/25/2016 11:01:34 PM, by FRANWILL1

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  • In the middle of a thunderstorm

    5/25/2016 10:22:41 PM, by MSLZZY

    The rain just started a few minutes ago and Molly is parked behind the concrete bathrooms across the street in the park. I parked as close as I could and hope we don't get hail. The weather is keeping us guessing. We may lose power so I will add more tomorrow. We are safe inside. DD is o... Read more

  • Day 1 of interval training and LC, yeh!!!!!

    5/25/2016 8:17:11 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Day 1 of interval training and LC, yeh!!!!! Yep I actually went to Walmart BEFORE work and purchased hand weights and ankle weights and I brought a water bottle 16 oz in a pouch with a shoulder strap that actually fits around my BIG waist and it only costs $8.88... wayyyyyyyy cool.... Read more

  • Get it under control

    5/25/2016 8:07:25 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " if everything is under control, you are just not going fast enough." Mario Andretti Happy Wild Wednesday . Life is one big roller coaster we just need to enjoy the ride. Keep looking for Hugs, Happiness and Healthy Living... Read more

  • I ISSUE A CHALLENGE: SEND SUNBEAMS!

    5/25/2016 4:55:27 PM, by LIFENPROGRESS

    “Here is little habit that can make a big difference. SEND SUNBEAMS! Intentionally send a word of encouragement or appreciation every day to one person.” ~ Steve Goodier ~ Sparkers, I have a challenge for you! For 7 Days, I want you to spread your love, positivity, motivation, and encour... Read more

  • Great day...

    5/25/2016 4:47:03 PM, by JOSSYO

    It's a great day today!!! I wasn't hungry much...... Read more

  • New workout.

    5/25/2016 2:44:02 PM, by RAINSTORM17

    Had a new physical therapist today. She started me on a new little more intense workout. She added a couple squats to my routine and showed me proper way to do. Didn't know i should be sticking butt out more. Rode bike for 1.8 miles today in 10mins. My goal is to hit 2 miles in that time.... Read more

  • Time to Move - Growth

    5/25/2016 2:34:18 PM, by LADYMACK24

    Have you ever felt stuck? Felt like your life was just like the movie "Groundhog Day"? Like you keep repeating the same day, events, people, and circumstances? Feel like you were supposed to be doing something else? You are supposed to be doing something bigger? Something greater? Well, lately... Read more

  • Resilience

    5/25/2016 10:58:36 AM, by MLIEN913

    Today's Spark story about building resilience really resonated with me. I used to give up if the scale stopped moving or went up. With age has come the wisdom that anything worth doing takes time. I've also learned the resilience of accepting that mistakes happen. I can now face the slow progress on... Read more

  • Nice convos!

    5/25/2016 10:12:56 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I was supposed to be walking briskly but had to slow down bcoz I was talking to an elderly neighbor. We had a nice conversation, but I had to speak in Cantonese. After she went home, I continued my walk at a faster pace. I made a new friend today! I met a young air stewardess, we had another ... Read more

  • Crock Pot Freezer Meals

    5/25/2016 9:28:10 AM, by AMSHARK

    I saw a post about crockpot freezer meals on FB a while ago. This was huge news to me. I didn't know you could throw a bunch of ingredients in a bag, freeze them (including raw meat) and just thaw and dump them in your crockpot when you're ready to use them. Here's the original link: http://new... Read more

  • Disappointed

    5/25/2016 8:10:05 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Little disappointed in myself. There has been no weight loss this week. I am staying strong and being positive. I know I can do this. Help me out God.... Read more

  • Can you smell them...?

    5/25/2016 7:59:34 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I could smell them as we pulled up our driveway late last night. My Lilac bushes had all opened into bloom while we were away. I had to go around and take in their fragrances, even though I should be helping to empty the car. "Later" I told my hubby. " I've waited all Wi... Read more

  • Yesterday was busy!

    5/25/2016 7:51:53 AM, by DSCROW

    I love my new job location. It was slamming yesterday, jam packed, without time for an afternoon walk. I got a lot done and am earning my living on that job. Today back to my main office again with a full schedule...I am blessed. Gotta call the doc today to set something up for my blood work... Read more

  • Simplify - Joel & Victoria

    5/25/2016 5:40:32 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple." (Psalm 119:130, NIV) Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the obligations of everyday life? Does your schedule sometimes feel complicated? One of the enemy's greatest tactics is to keep people so b... Read more

  • Pregnancy or adoption?

    5/25/2016 4:00:35 AM, by ARTISTCAT

    A lot has happened since last time I blogged. Or hasn't happened. We are still trying to conceive a our first baby. It's been 32 months now (since Dec. 2013), including two failed IUI's. I feel like I am starting to give up hope. When we had just started we talked about 'how far' we would go (I... Read more

  • Challenge

    5/24/2016 11:26:16 PM, by CBERIGUETE

    I am going to challenge myself to loose 10 pounds this summer.... Read more

  • New mower-lovely lawn

    5/24/2016 11:08:39 PM, by MSLZZY

    I went to the lumberyard to take possession of our new lawn mower. I drove it home after work, walked back to get my car and made serious plans to mow before the rain moves in overnight. DH didn't think he would like the mower because it wasn't a zero turn radius. Well, I think a 6 inch ... Read more

  • celebrate the journey

    5/24/2016 9:36:35 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey, " Fitzhugh Mullan Today I knew that at some point I was going to pick up my new car. They had to register it ,and add some minor details. After 16 years with the same car that was not very safe anymore, I was happy to g... Read more

  • 5/24/16

    5/24/2016 9:34:14 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I was expecting a day of rain, but we didn't get very much. I did get a lot done today. My HVAC guy came to check out our a/c. I have been working on getting rid of all the weeds around the a/c. Why is it that weeds can grow into trees? I seem to keep cutting them down, and they keep growing b... Read more

  • Eating style

    5/24/2016 8:27:38 PM, by 40NOW2007

    I basically eat 5 times a day- breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, dinner. I have found that this can prevent a low blood sugar attack.... Read more

  • The 28-Day "Plank Challenge"

    5/24/2016 7:03:16 PM, by LADYMACK24

    I've been gone for so long. I'm back and starting out with a quick challenge to get back in the groove. Feel free to join in. www.womendailymagazine.com/4
    -minutes-28-days-challenge
    -melts-fat-and-tones-your-
    muscles/ Beginning waist measurement: 34.25" 7 Day 1: 20 seconds - May ... Read more

  • Busy Day!

    5/24/2016 5:14:18 PM, by SUNSHINE192DAY

    Had school work, counseling appointment, went to get our tires rotated just to realize there was a huge oil leak. Found out my dad didn't tighten the oil filter well but that is soooo unlike him. I worry about him. Then went to the next town over and now finally home. I'm about to have some popcorn ... Read more

  • I'm back

    5/24/2016 4:40:53 PM, by AMYK83

    Hi. I was here last winter. I guess it's pretty easy to get derailed. Would really like some tips for motivation. I actually don't even know why I left spark people. There wasn't a reason that I can think of. I think I was just overwhelmed. Anyway, I'm back, jack.... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday to all

    5/24/2016 3:37:30 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I am enjoying this beautiful day. Sun is shining and it is warm. Have an awesome day all my spark friends.... Read more

  • Back to lifting weights

    5/24/2016 1:08:46 PM, by MLIEN913

    Yikes! A week injured has moved the scale up again. It's back to weight lifting for me. I'd love to do more cardio but the foot injury is slowing that down. There was a chair cardio video I saw but I'm afraid that won't be enough for me. My body has also gotten too used to my daily walks with the do... Read more

  • Chapter 22, Day 3

    5/24/2016 1:01:56 PM, by VTORIA3

    Got up early and out for my walk. Such a nice day today. Did a little weeding in the garden. It's a "hungry day" if you know what I mean....so a tougher day for me. I will try and beat back the temptations. DAY'S POSITIVES Streak of 2 days....fought off snacking urges last night, Yay! Go... Read more

  • Update and sharing smiles.

    5/24/2016 12:33:59 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    First update. My back is better moving slow, baby steps. I still get bad pain when I first stand or try to walk but I can stretch now and walk slowly. I am still resting a lot. I can do some chair exercises and some floor exercises on spare bed.( Has hard mattress.) I wanted to share sm... Read more

  • Beware of negative people!

    5/24/2016 11:58:58 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Sadly a negative person lives with me. She complained to staff I never vacuum or clean my apartment. She visits her mom on weekends, that's not the problem, her neglecting her responsibilities is--she acts like she's my mother. I'm in the mood to have her clean the apartment alone for a month to tea... Read more

  • Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later

    5/24/2016 10:11:45 AM, by APRIL_V_2

    Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino Recently I've started planting cat grass in a planter on my back patio. I bury the seeds in the dirt, put it in a sunny spot, and water it. In just a few days time, the green shoots start to appear, and within a... Read more

  • (Re-)Starting Small

    5/24/2016 8:48:16 AM, by AMSHARK

    I'm baaaaccckkk. Infertility, and pregnancy, and loss of pregnancy, and pregnancy again with complications, and infant twins (HUZZAH!!!), and lots of time logged in the NICU, and then the PICU, and medical equipment for both me and the little ones.... these things have pushed my diet and exercise f... Read more

  • Time for T3 check

    5/24/2016 8:23:54 AM, by DSCROW

    I am tired like take a nap tired and bed early tired for over a week. I am sleeping late. I have stopped I have allergies but they are no worse than usual. I am NOT running as much. I am walking 10,000 steps a day but making myself. I am eating because I am tired and gaining pounds since last... Read more

  • Preparing for the Harvest - Joel and Victoria

    5/24/2016 5:56:14 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase and the trees of the field yield their fruit." (Leviticus 26:4, AMP) God has set up seasons in our lives. There are plowing seasons. There are planting seasons. There are watering seasons. Sure, we w... Read more

  • 5/23/16

    5/23/2016 10:17:36 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I knew it was going to be a busy day, since we are to have a week of rain and storms, I had to get the yard cut. And I did! I met my friends for lunch and dominos, and then met another friend at the YMCA and swam and worked out with weights. Considering a membership again, if I can negotiate a de... Read more

  • Monday after seminar

    5/23/2016 9:40:19 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello friends, The seminar went well, although stressful. Saw a lot of "friends" who I speak with often on the telephone at work, so it was nice catching up with them all. While I was in Iowa, I had the experience that felt like I lost a filling. Nuts. Up in Iowa on a Frieday, without a... Read more

  • I made progress

    5/23/2016 8:51:59 PM, by MSLZZY

    No gardening today after 3/4 inch of rain early this morning. That gave DH a break so he could catch up on washing and candling eggs and freed my evening to tear into the old shed. It is now officially down and off of the fence. I have part of the back side left to take loose and about half ... Read more

  • Daily Inspiration and Birth verse for May 23:

    5/23/2016 8:49:03 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Speak to God openly and honestly from your heart and then do not allow yourself to worry. Lord, You are my protection and my provider when I put my trust in you. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psal... Read more

  • Things have to change

    5/23/2016 8:30:05 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change, " Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa Today was full of change for me. Starting off at the car lot. I felt like Goldilocks this one is to big, this one is to much, this one is just right. It took me a lot of walking and looking. Befo... Read more

  • MAD!

    5/23/2016 4:56:35 PM, by LKBRIDGE

    I haven't blogged in a long time but i am so mad! I logged into my page and I hate it-it makes me more depressed-and I have been dealing with depression for a while. I am also feeling anxious b/c it is not my page but has my profile on it. I am so mad--I found comfort in this site and now I am de... Read more

  • Can Do!

    5/23/2016 4:35:08 PM, by LIFENPROGRESS

    A few short months ago, I was 290+, 4X Pants, 5X Shirts. Drinking Cola, eating chips, cookies, doughnuts, and anything else I could get my grubby little hands on. After all, I'm 55 now. Too late for me to do anything about it, right? Wrong. I had a "can't do" attitude. That's the ver... Read more

  • SMILE FOR MON...

    5/23/2016 3:44:41 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    I accompanied my husband when he went to get a haircut. Reading a magazine, I found a hairstyle I liked for myself. I asked the receptionist if I could take the magazine next door to make a copy of the photo. "Leave some ID, a driver's license or a credit card," she said. "But my husband... Read more

  • Succintly Short

    5/23/2016 3:29:36 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    As from before, food quality and exercise quantity are down. I've put in place a few things that should increase the amounts and varieties of exercise I get. I found some martial arts classes and I hope to attend them soon. Keep On Keepin' On!... Read more

  • monday and for some reason I want to eat everything in the house and do not know why.ugh

    5/23/2016 2:06:38 PM, by FRANWILL1

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  • Walking and dancing

    5/23/2016 1:01:21 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    I'm excited Leslie has some dancing and HIIT to her walking DVDs. I LOVE her Walking to the Hits series. Which one am I walking and how many miles? Now I challenge you to get off your behind and get moving! Share your workouts so we can support each other!... Read more

  • My Furbabies!

    5/23/2016 11:46:44 AM, by SUNSHINE192DAY

    So, as many of you may remember I LOVE animals. Right now I have 4 furbabies; 2 dogs and 2 cats. My mom also has 2 fish. But I don't have pics of them lol. My cats are Zeus, age 8, and Piper, age 2. Zeus is bigger at almost 21 pounds but he's a bigger breed than a regular tabby. When I got Pip... Read more

  • Pusging the barriers

    5/23/2016 11:45:39 AM, by MLIEN913

    Today I felt great when I woke up. I took the dog out for her walk. We practiced what we learned in training yesterday. She'll do most of it for a treat. When I came back in I set up breakfast and lunch for the day then took my power nap. I think I hurt my foot while napping because the pain is an... Read more

  • Tongan - Kansan Wedding, part 2

    5/23/2016 10:05:18 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Remember the wedding I went to in April? They released their video on YouTube - http://youtu.be/e4AU46BweV0
    I'm posting here, so you can get a quick flavor of the wedding. They showed some of the food I had there, but really didn't focus on the more unique items that we had. It's more of a qu... Read more

  • Beautiful Monday to all

    5/23/2016 9:10:26 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Today is going to be a beautiful day. Sunshine is out and I am in a great mood because of it. I am going to make this a very productive day! Have a great money spark friends.... Read more

  • Chapter 22, Day 2

    5/23/2016 8:54:10 AM, by VTORIA3

    So far so good... DAY'S POSITIVES My lilies of the Valley are getting ready to bloom (new planting) 60 minute walk is done for the day Health & Fitness Streak: 1 day Healthy leftovers for dinner tonight DAY'S PLANS Finish day under 1300 calories Client work....not feelin' it...... Read more

  • Dental cleaning today :)

    5/23/2016 7:42:53 AM, by DSCROW

    I love clean teeth! I work 1/2 day and then my hubby and I both have cleaning appointment. Looking forward to 1/2 day this Monday. Hope yall have a great day!... Read more

  • A busy Muskoka day...

    5/23/2016 7:28:49 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    The view from our favourite hiking trail near our cottage. Today is the Victoria Day Holiday. Most of my immediate family are either already here in The Muskokas', Ontario, where we are, 636 Beaver Lodge or will be arriving today here at our cottage, for a da... Read more

  • Influence

    5/23/2016 7:15:24 AM, by MRSBAZ1193

    When I call the people around me a good influence when it comes to health? I would say a majority of them are neutral. My husband is challenging. He does want he wants regardless of the consciences. Michele, Lori & myself have been making healthier options for our dinner together, which is awesome.... Read more

  • Double for Your Trouble - Joel and Victoria

    5/23/2016 5:58:04 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "Instead of your shame you will receive a double portion, and instead of disgrace you will rejoice in your inheritance. And so you will inherit a double portion in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours."(Isaiah 61:7, NIV) In the Old Testament when this scripture was w... Read more

  • Meh

    5/22/2016 11:50:18 PM, by LYNXMYNX

    Moody and restless today. Hell, for months! Lol In the past few days though, I'm starting to really consider that maybe my current relationship Isn't any good for me. We've been together on and off fur almost 10 years. Just a little less time than I've run my cleaning business. Which I am finally--... Read more

  • training day 1

    5/22/2016 11:33:47 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today was Khaleesi's first training class. It was really helpful for me to learn how and why to do things at a certain times and to be consistent. She did really well for her first session. Since there won't be one next week we have 2 weeks to to reinforce what we learned today. 249 I can't... Read more

  • 5/22/16

    5/22/2016 9:56:00 PM, by RHOOK20047

    It is true that absence makes the heart grow fonder. I was so happy to see Margaret this morning. The day started early as I had to make a pan of pasta con brocolli. I never made it before but the ingredients I put in it told me that I couldn't eat it. I only tasted it while making it. It was a... Read more

  • Rest day!

    5/22/2016 9:52:57 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    After walking 5 Leslie miles and 2 1/2 hours bowling yesterday, May 21, I was lazy bones today when I got home from church. This morning a gentleman who is like a grandfather figure came to me this morning during coffee and bagels and refreshment time before church and he said "you look different,... Read more

  • summer bsg blog and jokes

    5/22/2016 9:47:54 PM, by CANDOK1260

    ) Summer is almost here, so blog about your plans for this summer. Do you have any plans for vacationing or traveling this summer? If we can we hope to go to Amish Ohio. If so, how do you plan to stay on track with your eating and exercising or do you plan to even try? Things I do to stay on trac... Read more

  • Don't Fear The Fat - and alternative viewpoints on reversing Diabetes

    5/22/2016 9:31:48 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Wow, got a new doctor and here are the links she recommended that I view: Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines - Sarah Hallberg - TEDxPurdueU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
    =da1vvigy5tQ Don't Fear The Fat! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
    =Z4FGvss_-8... Read more

  • Learning to eat small portions

    5/22/2016 8:50:03 PM, by 40NOW2007

    I have really been working on portion control. But one thing I have difficulty is when I snack at a vulnerable time, like when I feel like I have low blood sugar. Peanut butter snacking gets out of control. But I have been trying to have better breakfasts to prevent that.... Read more

  • My Saturday project-in the rain

    5/22/2016 8:33:06 PM, by MSLZZY

    Before After Before After I moved 12 wheelbarrows full of feed and dirt from the front of these barns so DH can open and shut the doors. I will be nailing boards in front to stop all the feed from filtering out when the chickens get to scratching. Don't know why we didn... Read more

  • Daily Inspiration and Birth verse for May 22:

    5/22/2016 8:28:30 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Set your priorities daily because some things in our path are just not important enough to use up our time and energy. Lord, with Your help I can have a full and enjoyable day. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love... Read more

  • Spark Friends Are Blessings

    5/22/2016 7:22:00 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " In everyone's life at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit ." Albert Schweitzer Spark Friends Thanks so much for all you do for me. You all have... Read more

  • I promise.....

    5/22/2016 7:09:37 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    I promise that tomorrow I will be better. There are so many people that are having a much worse time than I am. I do not like to be negative . But today I am tired, I hurt. I don't see it really getting better. Oh, I have a good day once in awhile, but most days walking is a struggle. ... Read more

  • Motivation.

    5/22/2016 3:03:20 PM, by DOINGFORJAYKAY2

    I have been struggling with trying to lose weight for over 6 years. I started then stop. Life changes and excuses. I need ideas to keep me motivated as well as accountability..... Read more

  • Happy Sunday to all

    5/22/2016 2:16:54 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My hubby took me fishing, instead of golfing today. Made me very happy. I caught 8 fish. He caught 2. But point us, we got to spend some quality time together.... Read more

  • Almost to onederland!

    5/22/2016 12:28:38 PM, by ANGELN325

    Yesterday was a very exciting moment for me. I stepped on the scale and saw 200 register. 200...now there used to be a time, I wouldn't have gotten excited about that because I'm basically back to the highest weight I ever once was when I first got pregnant with my daughter. During my pregnancy, I o... Read more

  • Soap Box

    5/22/2016 11:26:30 AM, by OVERACTIVEELBOW

    TEAM: SP's Team for Team Leaders- Business Only FORUM: Site Suggestions TOPIC: Site Suggestion: Where are the Administ ators??? my response to the original post: Where are the Administrators?? you ask.. Probably right where they have been right along... in their offices t... Read more

  • Day 582: Last try...

    5/22/2016 11:00:29 AM, by KASEYCOFF

    It’s no secret that I’m unhappy with the changes to our individual SparkPages. I dislike the way it was done: many changes to Spark in the past have been preceded with announcements such as “We’re rolling out a new Start page!” and “We’re working on some changes to thus-and-so!” There see... Read more

  • Day 104

    5/22/2016 9:32:54 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

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  • Chapter 22, Day 1...read a menu ahead of dining out

    5/22/2016 8:51:49 AM, by VTORIA3

    Welcome Chapter 22! Here's to the next 100 days! 311 362 551 45 492 365 MIL really enjoyed her evening out to dinner and a community theater play. So did I. I thought I made a good choice for dinner at Cheesecake Factory (had gift card to use up): Grilled salmon on a small bed of ... Read more

  • The way we look...

    5/22/2016 8:40:39 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I choose to face the wind and sun and rain. 224 Live, laugh, love.... and eat chocolate. Sipping my coffee right now.106... Read more

  • Praising all the way.

    5/22/2016 7:32:00 AM, by DSCROW

    I ran naked...meaning no music yesterday. It was a timed 8 k and I did around the expected finish 1:07:53. No music helped me think and pray all the way. I have Christian running music by WHOSOEVER SOUTH whosoeversouth.com/ that I love to listen to on runs. 3 albums that are uplifting and kee... Read more

  • doing so so

    5/22/2016 12:12:42 AM, by BLACKIE2

    I could do better... Read more

  • The Only Time for Success is Now

    5/21/2016 11:16:51 PM, by SUNSET09

    'Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you NOT to be? You are a chi... Read more

  • 5/21/16

    5/21/2016 11:16:02 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Was a busy day. Worked in the yard and made some progress there. Vacuumed and did the laundry since Margaret is coming home tomorrow. Went to the candlelight service for Margaret, and it was nice as usually. Now I am trying to catch up on emails and stuff. I need to make a pan of pasta con broc... Read more

  • Busy day

    5/21/2016 10:17:45 PM, by WILLEYDEBORAH

    I don't think I have had such a busy day in a long time. It felt so good to finish my garden today. It left me with a feeling of accomplishment. I have been working really hard to eat healthy and to drink more water. I think tomorrow I will make it a goal to put clothes away, clean up kitchen, and... Read more

  • count on living

    5/21/2016 8:36:05 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " You have to count on living every single day in a way you believe will make you feel good about your life- so that if it were over tomorrow , you'd be content with yourself." Jane Seymour Feel good moments of Saturday My daughter brought me my morning coffee Saturday special p90 wor... Read more

  • Saturday May 21st

    5/21/2016 8:28:10 PM, by MLIEN913

    I feel like I'm on Star Trek writing in the captain's log. Really not sure what to write today. Sciatica is flaring up again. I think it's because one of the dogs at the park knocked my over yesterday. He didn't mean it so I can't complain. At least I can still walk and that can ease some of the pai... Read more

  • Daily Inspiration and Birth Verse for May 21:

    5/21/2016 6:39:18 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Time passes too quickly so waste none of it on anger, self-pity or the irritations of life. Lord, may my choices remove stress and free me to enjoy the goodness of today. Daily Scripture & Reflection: For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this is not fro... Read more

  • Could the 30 day pulse challenge be my ticket to good health? I have real hope.

    5/21/2016 4:43:22 PM, by MMMMMG

    Like most long time overweight people I have lots of diet books on my shelf that I have read, followed for a few days, then abandoned. I also get lots of emails from Prevention suggesting the latest diet. For some reason the email about their latest diet got my attention. (Probably the promise of... Read more