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  • 3/31/15

    4/1/2015 12:50:26 AM, by RHOOK20047

    Wel, this was a very busy day. I am so tired had a very busy week so far and it is only Tuesday. Rumors are flying all directions of if we are working or not. If on Thursday evening, I hope someone tells me. I have never seen a business like this. I am turning in, sorry not much to say. Have a... Read more

  • It's April First You Fool!

    4/1/2015 12:26:41 AM, by IMLOCOLINDA

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  • Gardening 101

    3/31/2015 11:02:50 PM, by MSLZZY

    I spent a good deal of time in the garden tonight, planting lettuce and spinach and talking DH out of trying to move the grapevines. They are so grown into the fence that we would have to prune them down to the ground and then wait 3 years to have grapes. I did try to tell him that last fa... Read more

  • Third Time Is the Charm: Spangle's 100DWL, Day 90 Live “As If”

    3/31/2015 10:11:07 PM, by BETRHO48

    Day 90 Live “as if” Basically, on day #90 Spangle is telling us to "Fake it until we make it." She says that by acting as if we have a particular skill or feeling, we can get past our fear and make that goal become real. For example, when we get dressed each morning, we should look in the ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 31:

    3/31/2015 10:08:24 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Life will be so much easier if you can accept that things don't always go as planned and see that these are often magnificent opportunities. Lord, help me learn from the occurrences of today that seem to go awry and show me how to make the situation better through my own flexibil... Read more

  • From my heart a sincere Thank You

    3/31/2015 9:15:11 PM, by DIANEDOESSMILES

    Dearest friends, I've told a few what's happening. I should be 100% fine after tomorrow. This is being said for the extremely small percentage something doesn't go right. Now I fully expect all to go well. My Dr informed me back in December, I have an aneurysm on the brain. Tomorrow I'... Read more

  • Day 76

    3/31/2015 9:14:13 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Well, so far, the new girl is working out well. Since I'm still in process of training her, she's a quick typist and is picking all of our lingo up quickly so I should only have to sit with her tomorrow and Thursday and a bit on Monday, since we have a long weekend and things can easily be forgotte... Read more

  • Be in the parade

    3/31/2015 7:35:17 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " If your not in the parade, you watch the parade that's life." Mike Ditka Wouldn't you much rather be in the parade than watching. Most of us sidelined with an illness or injury are fighting and clawing to get back in the parade. We are wishing and hoping that we could move better or easier wi... Read more

  • Easter Fun

    3/31/2015 7:11:11 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

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  • Last Day OF March

    3/31/2015 5:50:47 PM, by FRAN0426

    Today the last day of March, getting honest with myself. Time to get moving this weight loss in the right direction. I have been slowing inching up the scale instead of decreasing since the the last quarter of last year. Today is the day for fixing that. It is a beautiful day here in Burnsville... Read more

  • Tiny changes Tuesday

    3/31/2015 5:48:14 PM, by LASVEGASLES

    Two Tiny Changes Tuesday is that weekly reminder that small changes are easier to do, and will help you get to your healthy weight goals in the long term because eventually all the little changes add up, and best yet, the tiny changes do not trigger your Inner Resistance Monster which can kick you i... Read more

  • Who's my worst enemy?

    3/31/2015 4:30:26 PM, by WUMPASTAR

    Thoughts about negative self-talk. For around two years now my weight has been around 160 pounds. The lowest I've seen on the scale is 159, and the highest I've been was 170; usually around times of high stress (frequently changing apartments, breaking up with exes, moving far away...). But I'v... Read more

  • 51 Days to go, Day 14. 03/30/15, Activity/water challenge 3/16/15 - 5/20/15 = 66 days

    3/31/2015 2:22:19 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Doing overtime at work which means early to bed, early to rise :-) Truth be told I want to go to sleep 102right now but I am at work LOL I just keep telling myself okay remember there WILL be more money on your paycheck to pay down some bills... focus on THAT! 104 In... Read more

  • My Feelings

    3/31/2015 1:38:49 PM, by 56ROSE

    This is so beautifully stated and expresses why I love animals! • via Animals Australia • Because they bring us joy. Because they are at our mercy. Because they teach us kindness. And compassion. And understanding. Because they are voiceless. Because they wish us no harm. Be... Read more

  • Riding the Rollercoaster

    3/31/2015 12:59:23 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    A Spark Journey is a lot like riding a rollercoaster. Half the time you are having fun and the other half the time you just want to get the hell off 334 Yesterday morning I was wanting off the ride and by the end of the day I was, like yeah this is ok, I can do this thing! I logged my food f... Read more

  • Sedentary to active

    3/31/2015 12:58:41 PM, by BULGEBATTLER

    I spend a lot of my time on the computer, especially in the morning and watch TV at noon and from supper on. Searching for things I can do to turn those into activities. Especially the computer. A lot of the time I spend is searching for answers to my unhealthy lifestyle including reading Sparkpeopl... Read more

  • Day 69 - End of March!!

    3/31/2015 12:05:21 PM, by KBS2344

    There is my calendar of stars for the month!! I give myself one star for 3 miles and 2 stars for over 5 miles 224 It's kind of silly but wanting that sticker makes me walk!! I reached my goal of 60 miles for the month!! 9 I think I'll shoot for 70 next month. Reflecting on this month I thin... Read more

  • Do your best

    3/31/2015 10:51:59 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    Do the best that you can in every thing that you do that way whatever the results are, you will be happy.... Read more

  • The Spice and Tea Exchange in Williamsburg

    3/31/2015 10:42:33 AM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    So thanks to ADARKARA, I went to this store yesterday while we were at Colonial Williamsburg and it was great! The woman who owns the store said that they will be celebrating their third anniversary this Easter weekend and I was so happy that ADARKARA recommended I go here. It was much appreciated b... Read more

  • Getting back on track

    3/31/2015 9:12:32 AM, by TIMEFORCINDY

    It's time to get back on track I haven't blogged for a long time nor have I recorded my calorie journal but I know this is a key component to keeping me on track so today I'll start doing this again... Read more

  • Jam

    3/31/2015 9:04:32 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    we ended up with 12 jars of pineapple rhubarb and 12 of blueberry lemon. house smelled divine..Ashley had never had the pineapple rhubarb before, and we both laughed when she said she would be picking extra for the freezer this year so we could make more of it!! The blueberry lemon came out perfec... Read more

  • Quote of the Day

    3/31/2015 8:54:01 AM, by SHAWFAN

    Have a wonderful Tuesday everyone!! Blessings!!... Read more

  • Boundaries and the Disease to Please

    3/31/2015 8:07:24 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    FEEDTHEHUNGER highlighted this topic in her excellent blog this morning: www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pub
    lic_journal_individual.asp
    ?blog_id=5902710 With recent events in my life (some of which I blogged about, some of which I have NOT), I found myself heading to my own bookshelf for a ... Read more

  • better than nothing I guess

    3/31/2015 7:48:23 AM, by AUNTIELES53

    My legs are killing me.... my best friend has an elliptical and you can set the "steps" to what you want your goal to be and the lowest it goes is 500 well I got on there and did 130 of the 500 before my legs felt like jello it took me like 2 minutes and 25 sec to do that many my goal tomorrow is to... Read more

  • Tuesday

    3/31/2015 7:27:52 AM, by DSCROW

    Just Tuesday...Nothing much up. Did 4 more miles yesterday on a beautiful Monday evening. The sun shined and sky was blue and it was suddenly 76 degrees again. Beautiful afternoon. Now this morning I am chilly... Can't quite keep u with these weather changes!... Read more

  • Pleasant Words - Joel & Victoria Osteen

    3/31/2015 5:54:38 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Pleasant Words TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “Pleasant words are as honeycomb, sweet to the mind and healing to the body.” (Proverbs 16:24, AMP) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria Are you speaking pleasant words? In other words, are you looking for good and kind things to say about... Read more

  • Chapter 17 - Day 72

    3/31/2015 5:08:13 AM, by VTORIA3

    2015 Spring 5% Challenge starts this Saturday. In preparation for that, I updated my goal board: 145#.....just do it! Imagine! Bold! Challenge! I am motivated to get into better shape. I need to increase the level of physical endurance on my heart, build up my stamina to wa... Read more

  • A quick update!

    3/31/2015 2:51:37 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    Basically, I did exercise today but no walking and not ST, its my day off. Tomorrow I have my last Fitness Test with jumping jacks and planking (Oh joy I can't wait) It was round 90 degrees today. Starting at the end of March the 90's start showing up but all this week now we are in the 80's and 70'... Read more

  • 3/30/15

    3/31/2015 12:48:17 AM, by RHOOK20047

    Well finally home, constructions on the highway (plugging potholes) delayed me almost 20 minutes. Bummer when you are used to flying through to get home. Nothing made to eat, so I will skip eating as I want to get to bed. Was a good day. Did also visit the gym at work and got on the elyptical fo... Read more

  • March 30. 2015 Liked My Day!!

    3/31/2015 12:36:58 AM, by LKBRIDGE

    I usually only blog on Sundays but decided to blog today b/c I liked my day-got a couple things done (although small), but I got some exercise in!! I did my new WATP dvd 3 miles, and Leslie boosts the walk to a very gentle jog the end of every mile-that is done for 2 minutes-it kicked my butt I am... Read more

  • Third Time Is the Charm: Spangle's 100DWL, Day #89, At My Best

    3/30/2015 11:44:21 PM, by BETRHO48

    Day 89 At my best Through today's reading Spangle instructs us to "remember the days when we felt confident, strong, capable, and able to face challenges head-on." She says to bring back the qualities and concepts we’ve lost, we need to remind ourselves that we still value them, then purpose... Read more

  • Another hurdle overcome

    3/30/2015 10:29:59 PM, by MSLZZY

    Family court went well today. It was an advisory hearing to advise both parents of their rights and what to expect in the future. There will be a complete mental and psychological evaluation of the mother and that process has begun. Our attorney will also use the right of discovery so that... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 30:

    3/30/2015 10:12:34 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: To love yourself as God loves you, you must end all low self esteem behavior or it will become a way of life. Lord, may I always believe in my worth. Daily Scripture & Reflection: But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness. G... Read more

  • Day 75

    3/30/2015 8:51:09 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Monday is about over. I got the job of training the new girl this week. Fun. In answer to your question, Caz, today was her first day. She seems really nice and I hope she works out. My job is to train her in processing our mail. This way she gets to know our forms before moving on to someth... Read more

  • the world is movement

    3/30/2015 6:52:31 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The world is movement and you cannot be stationary in your attitude toward something that is moving , " Henri Cartier -Bresson So there you go get moving .!!! Go for a walk 313 Ride your bike 309 Climb a mountain 358 Dance all night 351 355 Move Move Move 1... Read more

  • First run of the year!!!!!

    3/30/2015 6:32:00 PM, by WUMPASTAR

    Can you tell I'm excited? Last week was pretty busy. At least, busy compared to every week I've spent here so far ever since I moved!! Finishing the dinner theater set in a rush, and Thursday night I went there. Alone, on my own. Even though I knew three people with whom I was sitting, I still ... Read more

  • There Are Good People in This World

    3/30/2015 3:42:18 PM, by LADYCALICO

    A close friend, who doesn't knit or crochet, returned from a visit with her cousin in New Hampshire and wanted me to start knitting hats in her stead for her cousin's organization. I had never heard of these folks and all the kindness that they do, but I was very impressed and thought I would pass ... Read more

  • Easter and all that candy!

    3/30/2015 3:32:06 PM, by LASVEGASLES

    Seeing a friends blog today had me thinking about this... (Hi lady M! )375 The weight loss battle is mental, so one way to help avoid over doing it calorie wise this Easter holiday is to start thinking, "Gorgeous versus Gorge." One reason so many of us gain so much weight over any holiday that... Read more

  • This weeks blog page, updated when I can: Traveling!Flash mob link, too!

    3/30/2015 2:47:12 PM, by SPARKLINGME176

    3-30-15 So my trip starts tomorrow! My tablet will only let me update a few lines a day, so this is for today! Be healthy my spark friends! I love you all VERY much! 252 https://youtu.be/soDIMA2Oqck Our latest Flash Mob!... Read more

  • Update on Dr. appointment.

    3/30/2015 2:39:41 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Went to my eye Dr. At 11 today. He checked out my eye said I have an ulcer on my cornea and a bad infection. He gave me another eye antibiotic eye drop and an antibiotic eye ointment. Alternating eye gets every hour and eye ointment 4X a day. Will go back in 2 days for follow-up appointment. Hopefu... Read more

  • Monday, Spring Break, Give Me A Break

    3/30/2015 10:56:44 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Well here we are again and it is Monday, another weekend behind us. The kids are on Spring Break here and are currently with their grandparents for a few days. Easter will be upon us shortly and we are hosting the holiday. So far the extended forecast isn't predicting the nicest weather on Sunday... Read more

  • A certain mind set

    3/30/2015 10:29:10 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    Losing weight is more of a mind set than anything! We have to trick our mind into thinking we are full, that we are not too tired, that we aren't too sore, that we don't NEED a ____. Then there is mind tricking about our friends and family. We have to remind ourselves as to why we want to loose the ... Read more

  • Monday

    3/30/2015 8:55:10 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    my sweet neighbor girl just messaged me and asked if she could come over and make jam..she wants to do blueberry today. She is on school vacation this week so it works good. She provides the berries i do the sugar and the stovetop..and we share the jam!!... Read more

  • Brain freeze....

    3/30/2015 8:17:27 AM, by DSCROW

    I have to go in early this morning and I tried to hurry my protein shake. I make it like a frosty milkshake with ice cubes, almond milk and protein powder. I just got through a major brain freeze from trying to drink it to fast! Any how I have added my monthly miles and have 101 as of today f... Read more

  • Chapter 17 - Day 71

    3/30/2015 7:20:37 AM, by VTORIA3

    Super windy, cold, have a cold. Guess I'm popping in my LS dvd today. "just do it." Client work all day. Food plan entered for day.....time to execute. Made plans during the summer to attend a watercolor painting learnshop in Berea, KY. My mother, now deceased, was an artist......she ... Read more

  • Abundant Life Today - Joel & Victoria Osteen

    3/30/2015 5:47:30 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Abundant Life Today TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “...I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” (John 10:10, ESV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria Are you living the abundant life Jesus came to give you? You may not have the biggest house or newest car, but God prom... Read more

  • Another goal reached

    3/30/2015 5:11:45 AM, by TCANNO

    It was a really great weekend as I reached a long term goal and also got to do something I would never have dreamed of. The first is with the help of SP. I have been tracking 10k steps a day plus since I joined SP way back in July 2012. I try to make curtain that I do at least 10K but my recor... Read more

  • Chocolate Bunnies

    3/30/2015 12:39:23 AM, by IMLOCOLINDA

    Hope you are all set to meet your goals in this last week of March heading into Easter!... Read more

  • March 29, 2015 STRESS

    3/30/2015 12:17:28 AM, by LKBRIDGE

    I am stressed about many things, and unfortunately I allow it to take over my life. I react to stress like I do depression, I become stagnant. I have read different articles about my problems, I know my stressers and I have read about many different ways to deal with it. I am going to put those i... Read more

  • Third Time Is the Charm: Spangle's 100DWL, Day #88, I Do Care!

    3/29/2015 11:48:01 PM, by BETRHO48

    Day 88 I do care! I must admit, there are times I do get so discouraged that I do not really care what I eat or whether I exercise. These are times when I simply get tired of always being mindful of what I eat and making sure I get in all my water and figuring out when I can fit exercise into ... Read more

  • A Fall proves progress

    3/29/2015 10:57:49 PM, by DIANEDOESSMILES

    Today I was with a friend. We r Jehovah Witnesses, and of course we go from door to door. I've been doing this for well over 40 year's. Just to satisfy ur curiously, not many"slam" doors on us ,,,in my year's it has happened only 3 times. Lol the first door I went to as a young teen, the man di... Read more

  • when will it be enough?

    3/29/2015 10:54:01 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    When I started my weight loss adventure I weighed 175 and I stand 5'3". My first goal was to weigh 163 than 157 and finally 150. I figured that if I were to get to 150 pounds that I would feel better and look great; I didn't. Than I found out that to be in the healthy range I should weigh between 10... Read more

  • I am a Streaker!

    3/29/2015 10:42:12 PM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    There is a guy in my running club who is 73 and has run 101 marathons and has been on a running streak for over six years. In fact, since January 1st, 2003, he has only missed eighteen days of running. He has been telling me for awhile that I should commit to run every day and see how it improves ... Read more

  • 3/29/15

    3/29/2015 10:05:45 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I was so glad to get the day off today. I spent all day getting caught up on SP. I must be too involved. Went to church and took wife out to dinner. She has been sick all weekend. Caught whatever my son has had all week. I am starting with a croupy cough. So nice of them! Will be interes... Read more

  • Day 74

    3/29/2015 9:57:52 PM, by SHAWFAN

    .....and an end to a good weekend. I'm going to miss my son and his girlfriend, Crystal. They will be leaving for Kentucky tomorrow, after we leave for work in the morning. We had a good weekend with them though. Just wasn't long enough. Didn't spend enough time with them. They had friends he... Read more

  • Waiting for the final cut

    3/29/2015 7:23:57 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " I have ten commandments, the first nine are" Thou shall not bore, " The tenth is " Thou shall right to final cut." Billy Wilder We often forget that we are the masters to our own lives, How many times have you sat on the couch yawning clicking station after station looking for something to e... Read more

  • He is Strong in You - Joel & Victoria Osteen

    3/29/2015 6:20:33 PM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    He is Strong in You TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” (2 Corinthians 12:10, NIV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria We all have... Read more

  • Messing Up!

    3/29/2015 5:26:14 PM, by SOFTTHUNDER

    UGH! I don't know what's wrong with me today! I can't stop eating. I've been so good all week and now I'm messing up....again. It seems like every few days to a week I suddenly have this uncontrollable urge to just eat and eat and eat! I don't know why? I'm not depressed or tired or bored. I just ca... Read more

  • Francine can cook!

    3/29/2015 5:04:37 PM, by MSLZZY

    Well, early this morning, College DS arrived home and he had definitely celebrated in style but with his 2 brothers and 2 BILs to watch over him. He certainly was feeling the effects and some of the things he said were hilarious until he got sick. Mom took over and the house settled down. By... Read more

  • Interesting Tidbits

    3/29/2015 4:38:12 PM, by ~KINDREDSPIRIT~

    So in the same vein as my freind, Millisma, here are some interesting tidbits I found: After racking up $40 in late fees for a VHS, Ree Hastings was inspired to start NETFLIX. It would take 1000 years to watch every video on YouTube. A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 29:

    3/29/2015 4:01:14 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: You cannot really listen to someone and do something else at the same time. Lord, teach me to truly pay attention when someone speaks to me because it is in listening that I will gain wisdom. Daily Scripture & Reflection: The Lord will give strength unto his people; the Lor... Read more

  • My house is cranky but spark makes me happy.

    3/29/2015 3:46:54 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    My house is cranky. 46 partly because there is conflicting priorities. My husband is cranky because he has work to-dos, 46 which he swears have to get done. I think one of these is the taxes, which he procrastinated at. BUT there is also house priorities. The dryer is dying, and I need him to f... Read more

  • And so it shall be . . .

    3/29/2015 3:45:38 PM, by LASVEGASLES

    I am SO READY to get back to that point of workout dedication and powerhousing as before. Yes, I have more limitations then I had before....but that is not going to stop me from doing my very best to achieve my goals! I can TASTE it! God grant me the strength . . . and the serenity . . . ... Read more

  • Spring Thaw 2015

    3/29/2015 3:18:11 PM, by HARROWJET

    This morning was the first event for 2015. It was cold but not as cold as Saturday had been. On Saturday, I was thankful the 5K was happening on Sunday and today was a nicer day. I picked up my number and prepared. My husband took my picture with his phone. It isn't great but that's m... Read more

  • My Weight Loss Motivation

    3/29/2015 1:59:14 PM, by WIZKEY

    As part of the Spring 5% Challenge, I have been asked to list my 10 motivations for losing weight. Honestly, I've been struggling with motivation for quite some time. I have been very motivated to maintain, but not so motivated to lose. Recently, I started making some small changes to my diet wh... Read more

  • If U want to get ahead in life DONT be the gossip girl *********

    3/29/2015 1:59:05 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    If U want to get ahead at work DONT be the because IF you remain OR become that girl... it will HINDER your success/goals. 141 141 141Bottom line: it doesn't matter if someone misunderstood what you said, perceived it wrong, changed words around and even made false statements to b... Read more

  • Northup Canyon Pictures

    3/29/2015 1:46:20 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    THe camera didn't work during the hike, so I can before and after pictures. the first picture is from dry Fall Canyon, a vistor center with a potty spot about 45 minutes before the hike. then we hiked..... this is the after picture. And then the SPAT reached 10,000. ... Read more

  • Back to the Gym

    3/29/2015 11:20:29 AM, by TONI-ANN_L

    This week, after being away for about 6 weeks I go back to the gym. My attendance has been patchy for a lot of reasons, but this week I am back for good. Feeling nervous, excited, ready...we all know how hard it is to get started again. Hoping to have a good week and I hope you do the same... Read more

  • Just try

    3/29/2015 10:34:58 AM, by JACKIEWALKS4FUN

    Have the best day 247 Jackie Remember ... Read more

  • Sunday

    3/29/2015 10:18:43 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    no cakes..house is clean..laundry is in...i can RELAX!!! woohoo!! this is RARE!!... Read more

  • Canyon Climb complete

    3/29/2015 9:50:09 AM, by DSCROW

    Yes it was hard! 5 miles of hill and 1100 feet of elevation. Fit bit said equal to 67 flights of stairs. PLUS you had to run back down after you ran up! The last little rise before the finish was hard after those hills. Done in 1 hour and 9 minutes. Rocking those HOKA shoes! I maybe could hav... Read more

  • Sharing an A-HA from BLC-27!

    3/29/2015 9:02:15 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    This Powerful Prism Panther figured out her I have arrived moment finally! SHARE ON THE CHAT THREAD an “OOHH! I’m HERE______” moment that you have had, PREFERABLY from the last eleven weeks. I've been thinking about this and the best thought I came up with is that I don't avoid and... Read more

  • Great Wolf Lodge

    3/29/2015 8:34:08 AM, by FORZACHANDMATT

    We are at Great Wolf Lodge for the weekend and then will spend a few days exploring Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown and of course Busch Gardens for Spring Break. I was of course up at 6am, even though all 3 of my boys (husband included) are still sleeping at 8:30 am. That's ok because I got some co... Read more

  • The weight of the expectations of others

    3/29/2015 7:49:07 AM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    I've been pondering ever since I read my sister's (SPINNINGJW) Depression blog yesterday. www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_p
    ublic_journal_individual.a
    sp?blog_id=5901088 In it she pointed out (here is I hope a working link: www.lifehack.org/articles/comm
    unication/20-things-remembRead more

  • Chapter 17 - Day 70

    3/29/2015 5:50:26 AM, by VTORIA3

    Forget about Days 67-69: too much eating, no exercise aside from playing chase for 13 minutes with granddaughter. DAY 70 When I signed onto spark today, my goal board was right in my face. Hmmm, I've strayed. Badly. Giving myself a talkin' to: must re-focus, get some fitness minutes in, ea... Read more

  • Am I yeast intolerant?

    3/29/2015 5:44:20 AM, by LAWLI56

    I've felt for a long time that I have a problem with bread. When I eat it I feel bloated and I also crave it all the time. I don't believe that it's a problem with the wheat itself because I get the bloating and craving whatever type of flour is used but not when I eat wraps, soda bread or othe... Read more

  • 3rd Epiphany = I really DIDNT want the job .. I had to ADMIT that to myself.. re: the non-promoti

    3/29/2015 4:21:26 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Like Dr. Phil said: “You can’t change what you don’t acknowledge" 26 This is my 3rd Epiphany about the non-promotion that I had to ADMIT to myself for a DEEPER TRUTH.... I really DIDNT want the job and I was scared too, seriously. I wanted to reflect FURTHER as to why I ... Read more

  • 3/28/15

    3/28/2015 10:22:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well there is a chance that I might be off tomorrow, But we can't confirm it yet at this point. I guess I am going to have to pray real hard tonight. I might mix Him up as for months I was asking for work, and not I got too much. I like this job, the things are starting to come together, but days... Read more

  • Day 72 and Day 73

    3/28/2015 10:01:50 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Can't believe we've made it through to Saturday evening already. My youngest son came home from Kentucky with his girlfriend, and a surprise, for his 26th birthday yesterday. My daughter and I spent most of the day running errands and cleaning house, so that was my workout. Strangely enough, I... Read more

  • My new theme song.

    3/28/2015 9:27:52 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    I heard the tom petty version on the radio, and thought the words just fit. Then I found a version by one of my favorite grunge guys. https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=NOZ7cr_UcB8 enjoy.... Read more

  • Good things in twos

    3/28/2015 9:12:27 PM, by SABLENESS

    I drove across Tampa Bay to a rehearsal this morning and made the most of my day there by adding two parks, two thrift shops, two grocery stores, one of which was Trader Joe's. I also parked in two of Tampa's most inadequate parking lots, one of which is Trader Joe's. :-( The two parks wer... Read more

  • Grandmas Have Wisdom

    3/28/2015 9:02:32 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    "If your looking for wisdom call your Grandmother, " Alice Hoffman My grandma was and is my best friend, I always went to her for wisdom understanding and a shot of self esteem, Now that she is gone I have to make my own way , in her honor of course, I still look to her for guidance in all tha... Read more

  • #SPRINGAHEAD CHALLENGE WEEK 3 WORKOUT SCHEDULE FOCUS: HIIT IT HARD

    3/28/2015 8:19:58 PM, by LHLADY517

    Feel free to start Day 1 on Sunday or Monday, whatever works best for you. You can always do more than the scheduled daily workout by simply loading the next video (the links below take you to our video playlists, so the next suggested workout will load automatically) and continuing on if you wish. ... Read more

  • Bonus blog: For the shoulder-riders, State Farm 10 Mile

    3/28/2015 8:16:42 PM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    Let me introduce the State Farm 10 mile run. The Lincoln Track club considers it the "opening race" of a given year. In fact, there are three races run in this event: a one mile kids' run, a 10 mile prep race for those of us getting ready to run the Lincoln Marathon (or half marathon), and a 5K (... Read more

  • God is good all the time and all the time God is good.

    3/28/2015 7:38:58 PM, by LASVEGASLES

    Dear Lord, Thank You for this day. I thank You for my being able to see and to hear this morning. I'm blessed because You are a forgiving God and an understanding God. You have done so much for me and You keep on blessing me. Forgive me this day for everything I have done, said or thought that... Read more

  • Have a great Saturday.

    3/28/2015 7:00:42 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Not feeling the best today. Eye pain for last 3 days. Went to emergency clinic today. Dr. said I have a corneal ulcer/scratch on my eye with infection. On eye antibiotic drops every 3 hrs. Tired of constant irritation, pain and severe sensitivity to ... Read more

  • Weekly Email & Blog Check-In

    3/28/2015 6:29:20 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi Everyone! I hope you liked this week's email about my trip to Chicago and other fun information. Chicago was fun, but coooold and windy. Share any highlights from your week or goals for next week. SparkCheers! 529 ... Read more

  • Francine came to play

    3/28/2015 6:27:27 PM, by MSLZZY

    Yes, she's back! We did laundry, cleaned house and set up the camper with help from the 2 youngest sons. Getting everything organized for a bachelor party for DS and a 21st birthday party for College DS. Both were here with their special ladies for lunch and I managed to get it done in sty... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 28:

    3/28/2015 5:49:09 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Praise others when they do right and speak positive things and you will find it hard not to relax and rejoice in a new found source of peace. Lord, may I care less what others think of me and more and more what You think. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Cast thy burden upon ... Read more

  • Third Time Is the Charm: Spangle's 100DWL, Day #87, Old Habits

    3/28/2015 5:38:43 PM, by BETRHO48

    Day 87 Old habits On day #87 Spangle encourages us to start identifying times when we eat strictly out of habit, then decide how we could change our routine. Then she says we should invent new ways to feel connected to family members and friends even if we are the only one who changes. I ... Read more

  • Third Time Is the Charm: Spangle's 100DWL, Day #86, Minimize the Damage

    3/28/2015 5:06:58 PM, by BETRHO48

    Day 86 Minimize the damage Spangle tells us not to give up on our eating program just because of a little extra eating. She says when we are faced with difficult times, we can stay on our plan by using the phrase, “Minimize the damage!” This will build a strong confidence that we can stop ... Read more

  • Some races are more serious than others

    3/28/2015 4:44:50 PM, by ONEKIDSMOM

    This morning I went for a ten mile run with 537 other folks. Yes, it was the State Farm 10 mile run, the 17th year it was run. I've done this race three times before. It's a Lincoln Track Club sponsored race, and it lands on the calendar at the perfect time as a lead-in, prep race for the Lincoln... Read more

  • Big Challenges Ahead

    3/28/2015 4:21:25 PM, by 56ROSE

    So , the Spring 5% Challenge begins April 4th, followed the next day by Easter, then my 65th Birthday on April 9th, and finally, an out of town trip to McCall on the 12th to celebrate my Birthday which will include a BBQ. Wish me Luck!! 230... Read more

  • Day 66 - Beautiful Saturday!

    3/28/2015 3:44:29 PM, by KBS2344

    Happy Saturday! We just got back from a 7.2 mile walk!!! 224 There's all 4 of my cute boys! 334 129 I woke up this morning in a great mood feeling thankful for everything I have. It's nice to wake up just feeling good! We walked to school so I could put my name & number up on the board since I'm... Read more

  • Back from vacation, with less than I left with

    3/28/2015 2:08:55 PM, by TYANNA01

    My family just spent a lovely week in Cuba, enjoying the sun, sand, and water. I have to say, going into this, I was a bit worried. Having just lost my job, could we really afford this? I thought maybe I should have canceled and gotten some of my money back. But, I am happy we went. We needed it, as... Read more

  • Spring 5% Challenge is almost here . . . Assignment 6

    3/28/2015 2:01:45 PM, by SUEARNOLD1

    Today's assignment is to list 10 reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? What things will you be able to do in the future with a slimmer healthier body? And list all the OTHER things that you want to change! 1. Get healthi... Read more