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  • Lost in Translation

    11/26/2014 12:19:17 PM, by TUBLADY

    Wong Chow calls into work and says" I can't come in, sick, got headache,stomach ache, legs hurt, I no work." The boss says," You know Wong, I really need you today. When I feel sick like you do, I go to my wife and tell her to give me sex. That makes everything better and I go to work. You try ... Read more

  • Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 51st Week

    11/26/2014 10:20:24 AM, by BCJCPDX2012

    I pretty much made my exercise goals this week however I did not eat to the plan. I only had 2 successful 64 ounce water days, and 5 of the 7 days I ate over my 2,000 calories allotment. My problem... popcorn and late night snacking. I'll do so well all day long and then after dinner, consume t... Read more

  • It doesn't have to be bad

    11/25/2014 8:44:35 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Having a great Thanksgiving - or any holiday for that matter - doesn't have to be a bummer just because we're following a healthy plan for our health, weight loss, etc. Yes, the holidays do seem to push those 'indulge thyself' ... Read more

  • Bookmark Cauliflower recipe

    11/25/2014 5:13:18 PM, by DISGUISEDBYPHAT

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  • Babies sure like to take their own sweet time....

    11/24/2014 11:34:52 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    We have been on Baby Alert here since last night. My daughter has been having contractions all morning, about 20 minutes apart. She told me this and i did my immediate freak-out, so hopefully I can be calm and collected when we get our clue to head to the hospital. She already had a doctors... Read more

  • Ten Days Later

    11/24/2014 7:35:19 PM, by AANGEL3

    So...it's been 10 days since I last blogged. It's been both a stressful and good 10 days. Stressful in that I was caught in the middle of the insurance nightmare between the adjuster and hubby. Nether one was going to budge. So after numinous nights of driving home from work feeling sicker the close... Read more

  • Checking in

    11/24/2014 1:31:30 PM, by F8CONE8

    I didn't run my numbers this week as I have been having a bit of a meltdown. I've spoken to all of my family members and we all agree sometimes life throws curveballs but we all love each other and we will stay strong for my sis and brother in law. I have been overeating and no big surprise ... Read more

  • Taking a Breath

    11/24/2014 12:34:36 PM, by WHITNEYTEACHER

    I woke up this morning with the resolve to make a change. Not a change in diet ... ... Read more

  • One pd. at a time...is all I'm asking from me....but two would be great!!!

    11/24/2014 11:14:41 AM, by PHILLIPS661

    Hey I'm in it to win it....I don't care how long it takes..I'm sticking with this program...SP..to me is the best free program out there....maybe better than the one's you pay for too....I feel more connected to ppl. that care about ... Read more

  • OVERWEIGHT!!! Not Obese!

    11/24/2014 10:29:27 AM, by RENZRYD

    It has been a serious long time coming...I mean SERIOUS! The BMI charts have me at 29.78, which is only OVERWEIGHT! I never in my wildest dreams imagined I would be so excited by being overweight. Even at my 179# frame I am currently in, I am not giving up and I am going to keep going. I feel so lib... Read more

  • First Day of Forever is NOW!

    11/24/2014 2:17:18 AM, by TOADJINJOO

    Today, right now, is the first day of forever. For me and everyone else. I plan to use my minutes wisely from here on out. When my room mate goes to work in a few minutes, I will leave my computer on and stuff, but will take action on my list of things to do. I plan to come back here, or t... Read more

  • God is funny/ mysterious

    11/23/2014 9:08:24 PM, by LACEYROBERTS1

    Alright, I admit, several things. I waited a while today to journal my blog, but I am a young woman, and admittedly was thrown off... and I don't want to think about it too much, my analytic brain while take this all to a place where I would guilt myself..... I just want to read the bare surface for... Read more

  • Cardio rehab

    11/23/2014 8:37:14 PM, by LINDAM.1

    I got a notes from the cardio rehab clinic possibility meetings resuming. Perhaps more use of the exercise machines. Husband dose not want me to drive much this week. $20 dose not fill my van. are my exercise ... Read more

  • Out of Withdrawals!

    11/22/2014 2:52:41 PM, by LACEYROBERTS1

    It has probably been a week, and I am feeling quite a bit better! I woke up with a headache and that was all.. nothing that couldn't be fixed with aspirin. I was setting up my task list for the day, and two things I try to do everyday gave me an immense feeling of gratitude and calmness. My morn... Read more

  • THANKSGIVING

    11/22/2014 3:41:01 AM, by GIVEUP30

    HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY WITH YOU FAMILY AND FRIENDS I know this is early but I'm not doing much right now and wanted to get say to you all ... Read more

  • A Dog's Story

    11/21/2014 2:02:26 PM, by TUBLADY

    A guy is driving around the back woods of Virginia and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty style house:"Talking Dog For Sale." He knocks on the door and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into the backyard and sees a nice looking Labrador retri... Read more

  • -What Are You Willing to Sacrifice?-

    11/21/2014 1:18:21 PM, by 2BDYNAMIC

    One day I was reading the Hot Topics here in Sparks and it was asked: "How do I get motivation?" The person stated she had to lose a certain amount of weight and train for an upcoming 5K race. She said it was far too cold to run outdoors and genuinely disliked the Gym, though did have a membership... Read more

  • Broken Heart

    11/21/2014 11:54:47 AM, by F8CONE8

    Please pray or send good vibes to my Sister and her family. Last week she got the horrid news that she has ovarian cancer. Yesterday they learned her husband has esophageal cancer and it seems advanced. Details aren't known yet but neither of these diagnosis are good. My sis is only 58 and h... Read more

  • Time Goes By Crazy Fast!

    11/21/2014 1:16:15 AM, by ARUNNINGKAT

    Does anyone else feel like time just goes by crazy fast sometimes? The first two weeks of November have slipped by almost like a shadow... here and then gone in an instant. Since it has been so crazy around here I am going to skip the point-by-point report for this blog and just give you a ge... Read more

  • November 20 2014

    11/20/2014 2:26:55 PM, by JIMBOUCHIE

    I'm back to spark people after a long hiatus. Time was not kind to me. I gained back all my weight and then some. I started about 2 months ago with exercising and watching what I eat. So far in 3 months I've dropped about 30 pounds. While I still have along way to go I am making progress. ... Read more

  • My Dad

    11/20/2014 12:45:34 PM, by LACEYROBERTS1

    Being fresh off medication, that dulled my thoughts and quieted them to the point I had to really pay attention to what I was thinking to know what my secondary thoughts on things were, I'm noticing them easily today... And, as with every authoritative person in my life worried about me in this tim... Read more

  • Ohhhh! The pot at the end of the rainbow!

    11/20/2014 2:09:37 AM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • Ohhhh! The pot at the end of the rainbow!

    11/20/2014 2:09:25 AM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • Warren Buffett, "I could end the deficit in 5 minutes!"

    11/20/2014 2:05:37 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    Warren Buffett, "I could end the deficit in 5 minutes," he told CNBC. "You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election. The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 mo... Read more

  • Not quite sure?

    11/19/2014 12:35:13 PM, by LACEYROBERTS1

    I am young enough to be well acquainted with a blog, and know exactly what it is, but-- As I have always thought I had something missing from the full definition of things, and think I'm missing the point-- My understanding is that it is an ongoing journal of highlights, ideas, and revelations writt... Read more

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 50th Week

    11/19/2014 9:22:13 AM, by BCJCPDX2012

    Nearing one year since starting the new life-style in making a better me. Things are going well. Its tougher to lose at this point. I am eating and expelling about the same amount of calories and that keeps my weight about where it is today. After Thanksgiving, I will do my best to eat less. That's ... Read more

  • I must confess...

    11/18/2014 11:02:43 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    I went into the confessional box after years of being away from the Church. Inside I found a fully equipped bar with Guinness on tap. On one wall, there's a row of decanters with fine Irish whiskey and Waterford crystal glasses. On the other wall is a dazzling array of the finest ciga... Read more

  • Not looking forward to tonight.....

    11/18/2014 9:59:59 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    We are just about to wind up the sale of our house. Everything seemed to be going swimmingly....til today. Not gonna be a good time when my husband gets home. He's going to be furious. There will be drama. Oh, he won't take it out on me or anything, but I don't do drama very well because of... Read more

  • Just for fun....

    11/18/2014 8:41:01 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    This one always makes me laugh. Having a blah kind of day. I had a good workout, but I got to the point right at the end where I was out of steam and I had to quit. I must be at that point now where I've used... Read more

  • I AM DONE!!!!

    11/18/2014 4:18:23 PM, by FLUTTERBY4JC

    I am done! I have finally come to the realization that diets DON'T work long term. I have been at the same weight for over a year! I have worked out hard, I have been strict with my eating and then get "off track". I can throw my weight back and forth by 10 pounds. I am tired of feeling disappointed... Read more

  • How God found me and reached out

    11/18/2014 2:00:59 PM, by LACEYROBERTS1

    This morning I am remembering yesterdays events... and am stuck on one moment in particular! I was sitting in the E.R. , coming out of a terrible meltdown per anxiety medication they had given me.. and this Professional with probably many degrees behind, a lot of knowledge of psychosis and experienc... Read more

  • Embarrassed and Willing to let the Facade fall away

    11/18/2014 2:58:46 AM, by LACEYROBERTS1

    Now, by no means Admittedly, I just had too! was me on an every day level. I'd like to apologize to those, who came to read my blog for some positive, and ended reading feeling negative. I'm still learning how this cite works with each member, and through the community on the cite, and hadn't th... Read more

  • Going pretty well, actually!

    11/17/2014 11:35:19 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    Gave in to temptation and weighed myself. The scale might well need a new battery, or I am finally flushing all the excess sodium out of my system. Funny how we forget certain things...for a long time I was using baking soda in water two or three times a day for rampant heartburn brought on by whe... Read more

  • Everything I Learned from a Cow

    11/17/2014 5:16:07 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    1. Wake up in a happy mooo-d. 2. Don't cry over spilled milk. 3. When chewing your cud, remember: there's no fat, no calories, no cholesterol and no taste! 4. The grass is green on the other side of the fence 5. Turn the udder cheek and mooo-ve on. 6. Seize every oppor... Read more

  • Admittedly-- I just had too!

    11/17/2014 6:37:53 AM, by LACEYROBERTS1

    As of late, I have been "Vasilating"? I don't really know, a term my friend used to describe me since I have had a medication change.... I am bi-polar, and historically stated with acute anxiety, along with other less promising diagnoses! Any way, as any one can imagine, I have been going through an... Read more

  • Obit

    11/17/2014 2:39:49 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    What with all the trauma and sadness going on in the world at the moment, it is worth reflecting on the death of a very important person which almost went unnoticed last week. Larry LaPrise, the ma who wrote "The Hokey Pokey" died peacefully at age 93. The most traumatic part for his family was ... Read more

  • PiYo Cert and self-confidence

    11/17/2014 2:01:43 AM, by JDLANDER

    I got my PiYo cert yesterday. The instructor posted a video of the class and to my chagrin I looked even bigger than I felt. I'm very disturbed. I'm hoping that it gives me the motivation I need to make the changes I have not been able to accomplish since having my last son 3 1/2 years ago. I re... Read more

  • I love the way I'm thinking....now

    11/16/2014 8:38:22 PM, by PHILLIPS661

    This is my second month back on SP....feeling better..eating better....snacking better, finishing some goals, adding new goals..seeing the progress..living a dream...don't know why I didn't start earlier..but now is a ... Read more

  • Nothing has changed

    11/16/2014 8:32:36 PM, by 2TIRED2BTIRED

    The truth is.... nothing has changed because I don't feel like working any harder at this. I've tried throughout my 50 years of life.... tried exercise that hate... tried cutting grains (allergies)... tried counting calories... tried diet after diet... and now I feel done. At the same time I find ... Read more

  • November 15, 2014

    11/16/2014 1:01:47 PM, by F8CONE8

    Very plain to see that I need to refocus. I did OK on my steps and my eating this week so I feel pretty good about everything. I do notice that I start the week strong and then backslide as the week goes on. I may need to start tracking twice week. Maybe Monday and Thursday... I ca... Read more

  • We can do this!

    11/15/2014 11:24:37 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    If I always do What I've always done I will always get What I always got. ... Read more

  • Slow Down for Winter!

    11/15/2014 3:32:42 PM, by ALIHIKES

    Last weekend I let a hike to the Badlands area east of town, it was 70 degrees and sunny by mid afternoon. The canyon was beautiful, and we hiked about 6 miles into a deep gorge carved by an ancient river. ... Read more

  • OH TGIF!!!

    11/14/2014 7:10:56 PM, by AANGEL3

    Friday. And it's been a different one. Not a lot to do at work today. But my boss did take me and the other boss out for lunch. I had Chinese Minced Beef Fried rice. It was a freaking HEAPING plate! But I did well. I ate some and 2/3 of it going home. Score one for me! On the other ... Read more

  • closing in on a year of charting.

    11/14/2014 4:30:53 PM, by DISGUISEDBYPHAT

    I am closing in on a year of charting. I have not been 100% accurate on everything but some weekends I loose track but not totally go hog wild. I give my self 65-70% I have been having less days where my intake is over 2000. Now my calorie intake is closer to my goal calorie intake. We are moving... Read more

  • Arrgghhh...

    11/14/2014 3:51:26 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    I succumbed to temptation this morning and weighed myself. Now, yesterday was a very hot and humid day here. I walked a lot, drank a lot of water, lunch was quite a bit saltier than I'm accustomed to. Everything was tracked. I made good choices. I am UP one kilo (2.2 pounds). The... Read more

  • It's Never Too Late.

    11/14/2014 3:03:45 PM, by TUBLADY

    Here I am at 68, 335 lbs, . 235 lbs, after 100 lbs loss. Then goal 135 lbs. When I embarked on this weight loss, some women I knew thought I was wasting my time. I should lose a little, but don't try to go back to who I was befor... Read more

  • Learning to Love Myself!

    11/14/2014 2:42:55 PM, by LACEYROBERTS1

    Ok, so, my entire life I have been self loathing... to the probably psychotic point of being jealous and wanting to emulate woman around me, and wonder what it would be like to be them, together, and put together all the time... a while ago. though a very good friend pointed out that I am so low to ... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-13-2014

    11/14/2014 10:36:36 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "It is not enough to do your best: you must know what to do, and then do your best." By Edwards Deming... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-13-2014

    11/14/2014 10:36:36 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "It is not enough to do your best: you must know what to do, and then do your best." By Edwards Deming... Read more

  • And on the fourth day....

    11/14/2014 2:35:33 AM, by MRSBENNETT2

    .....I didn't go to the gym. I went with my daughter for a tour of the maternity ward where she'll have her baby. Parking is horrible at the hospital so we decided to cut our losses and just take the train into town. She wore her FitBit and by the time she goes to bed tonight she'll have hit 10,0... Read more

  • Headaches

    11/14/2014 1:09:55 AM, by AANGEL3

    Of all kinds. I have a real one tonight, still fighting with the insurance adjuster, hubby is being a bit hard headed, and I'm beat. I think the real headache comes from just totally losing when I got home tonight. I'm dealing with all this insurance stuff, working 10 hrs (true it's ... Read more

  • Go to the Doctor - Do it FOR YOU

    11/13/2014 12:44:59 PM, by SWEET_CAROLYN

    For years and years and years, I didn't go to my doctor because I was fat and I didn't want to have the talk about how I was fat (my doctor at the time would and did talk about how I needed to lose weight for like 30 min straight, even if I was at the doctor to have, say, a cyst in my ankle checked ... Read more

  • #Internal Affairs-

    11/13/2014 7:27:27 AM, by 2BDYNAMIC

    Thelma Tread-Lightly, is sure she is being talked about, looks for a glass to press to the wall so she can listen in...... The external cues she has been getting from her boss have made her edgy and walking on eggs. Unless y... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-13-2014

    11/13/2014 4:00:35 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave" By Indira Gandhi... Read more

  • So I Want To Be A Writer...

    11/12/2014 7:47:20 PM, by AANGEL3

    I now have a "presence" on the web for my writing efforts. I asked my mentor (hey Calen!!) for suggestions and she pointed me to ProBoards. I set my board up last night and it was approved for listing on the sites directory today. You can find me at: aangel3writing.proboards
    .com/ Read more

  • Puppies! Puppies! Puppies!

    11/12/2014 7:16:06 PM, by THEMFOLK

    Bruce and I aren't young any more, but we sure seem to think we are. A week ago, if someone had told me we would get another puppy, I might have shrugged and said "no big deal". That's just part of life with a dog trainer, and especially considering that I'm a dog lover myself. If someone ... Read more

  • Sparks is not going well today

    11/12/2014 6:36:24 PM, by LINDAM.1

    I had chicken in the basement fridge, It spoiled So everything in the fridge needs to go including Yogurt( my favorite local kind) blackberries I froze for Winter fresh fruit. Bad Me for Not canning the Chicken. I like to offer cheer and good tidings. The computer or Spa... Read more

  • And on the third day....

    11/12/2014 5:49:17 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    Yesterday went really well with the tracking, staying within my calorie limit, and getting to the gym. I have decided to be grown-up enough to admit that I need to not eat the upper calorie level that Sparkpeople recommends. It just is too much. I was told this by a trainer at the gym who doe... Read more

  • busy day

    11/12/2014 1:18:30 PM, by SPARKLINGMAMA

    Wed. Always r... Read more

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 49th Week

    11/12/2014 9:55:31 AM, by BCJCPDX2012

    Wow! I missed posting last week. That's unlike me. I really don't have much to say. I am stuck at 226 pounds with little movement either way and there's a reason for it. I have kind of fallen off the wagon. Not too much but enough to have stopped the progression. My blood pressure is 128/7... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-12-2014

    11/12/2014 4:02:58 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    " Good things happen when you pay attention" John F. Smith... Read more

  • today

    11/11/2014 11:49:55 PM, by SPARKLINGMAMA

    Not as well in eating today. But its not where u start...its where u finish.... Read more

  • GAHHHH!!!!

    11/11/2014 8:46:07 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    If I hadn't started making more positive changes, i would be seriously disgusted with myself right now. Monday was good. Good gym session, good food tracking. Fine and dandy. Yesterday was a complete wash. I started the day well, then it quickly went south due to disarranged schedule an... Read more

  • UGH!

    11/11/2014 7:05:15 PM, by AANGEL3

    As much as I'm glad Monday is over, today seems like an extension of Monday. I'm tried (even though I got at least 6 hrs of sleep last night!), feeling a bit cranky (insurance stuff is still a headache), and I just want to go home, get in my warm jammies, get into bed with the covers over my head an... Read more

  • Consistant and Aware

    11/11/2014 2:20:02 PM, by BODYSURFERJAN

    Thanks in part to Deepak Chopra and Oprah, I'm immersing myself in the 21-Day Meditation Experience, Energy of Attraction. It is a journey to tap into the pure, unlimited source of all peace, possibility, and potential. This is day seven for me and I find my Baha'i spiritual practices are be stren... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-11-2014

    11/11/2014 1:23:23 PM, by 123ELAINE456

    "A man is a fool to remember anything that happened more than a week ago unless it was pleasant." Samuel Butler ... Read more

  • Time to get it all together again

    11/11/2014 9:32:49 AM, by BELMACD2

    Did so good over Halloween... then slowly but surely the parents visit has turned into more and more celebrating and less and less exercising and a 2-3 lbs gain. Blogging to help me stop this in its tracks. Firstly I'm going for a run this morning even though it's totally freezing. Body pump tomorro... Read more

  • Standing Alone at Home

    11/11/2014 8:48:22 AM, by PHILLIPS661

    The more I talk to various ppl. on SP.. the more I realize I'm not the only one who is the only one in the family who is worried about wt...At first I felt like it was solely me..but now that I have been around more I hear it more and more that ... Read more

  • PLAN OF ATTACK FOR THE WINTER MONTHS

    11/10/2014 11:06:08 PM, by LOOPYLOU0363

    I have been giving a lot of thought to why my motivation is slipping away from me. I have not given up, just slowed down and I am not feeling good about it. I want to reach a goal and I have been losing and gaining the same three pounds for months. In my last blog I talked about excuses. It he... Read more

  • A Very Strong Dislaike Of The Day We Call Monday

    11/10/2014 6:54:02 PM, by AANGEL3

    In other words...I hate Mondays! On Sat we had a nice visit with our Insurance agent. He understood what we were saying about the claims adjuster and low balling us on replacement value. So he was going to have our claim escalated. Well lo and behold...the same adjuster called agai... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-10-2014

    11/10/2014 12:14:32 PM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it's in my basement, let me go upstairs and check." By M.C. Escher... Read more

  • Weekly Check in

    11/10/2014 12:04:40 PM, by F8CONE8

    DH and I had a very busy and fun week to report. Last Saturday was our Bi-Annual meeting of the Nature Photographers of the Pacific Northwest. This week we had a photo show and I took a class in quilting. Great fun but hard on the eating patterns and exercise. I gained 2 pounds and... Read more

  • moving forward

    11/10/2014 11:16:54 AM, by SPARKLINGMAMA

    Was down four pounds today... Yea me!... Read more

  • NOVEMBER (y)AMBITIONS

    11/9/2014 10:41:05 PM, by CJWORDPLAY

    The picture above sums up my last few months. Lots of real life has been happening so all my original goals have been geared way down (as in basically asleep). FYI: [This month I am a member of the A&I Yearning Yams team th... Read more

  • Leves

    11/9/2014 9:21:23 PM, by LINDAM.1

    I know in summer the heat is averted by the big tree. three houses are cooler because of it. Picking up leaves got my heart pumping hard today. almost dizzy . Used the push (non electric) the key for the other one was hiding. just getting started. have pulse captured. leaf picker upp... Read more

  • Every day a new day....

    11/9/2014 8:11:08 PM, by MRSBENNETT2

    ...Yeah, literally. Every day I start with good resolutions, by about 10:30am it all goes to hell in the proverbial handbasket. So, today I am making a concentrated effort to get out of that mindset. I went to the gym, made the effort to be fully present and not distracted. I went those co... Read more

  • Closer today

    11/9/2014 5:43:42 PM, by SPARKLINGMAMA

    To where I wanna be. Yea me.... Read more

  • Reflection of the Biggest Loser Challenge

    11/9/2014 5:41:59 PM, by POOH97015

    This challenge has been really good for me. I have consistently lost each week and have lost quite a bit of weight on this challenge. I have lost at least 2 pounds each week. This is a good loss record for me and the best I have done in a long time. I am getting closer and closer to my goal weight a... Read more

  • Magical Cappadocia

    11/9/2014 2:46:38 PM, by ALIHIKES

    Cappadocia, a region in central Anatolia in Turkey, was magical! The landscape has towering tufa rock spires and fantastical formations. Many of the tufa formations were hollowed out to become homes. The hollowed spires are still used to keep pigeons and livestock. Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-9-2914

    11/9/2014 10:59:25 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Who is happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived, or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?" Hunter S Thompson... Read more

  • Turkey Journey Pt. 2: Archeological Sites

    11/9/2014 12:03:43 AM, by ALIHIKES

    Turkey has more extensive and more complete Roman ruins than Italy. I really enjoyed visiting the archeological sites! We visited the site of ancient Troy. The nex... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-8-2014

    11/8/2014 7:37:14 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." By Ralph Waldo Emerson... Read more

  • OH TGIF!!!

    11/7/2014 7:23:18 PM, by AANGEL3

    At last! It's TGIF! I am so tried today. I couldn't sleep last night so I'm ready for the weekend! It seems I was a bit to optimistic yesterday about the whole insurance thing. After looking at what they want to give us (on a 100% replacement policy mind you) and what we sent them, they are mes... Read more

  • Take Time

    11/7/2014 1:46:41 PM, by GIVEUP30

    Take time to look at rainbows and dream a dream or two Take time to think of all the things life promises for you Take time to live Take time to hear and see But first of all and most of all TAKE TIME to BE...... ... Read more

  • Turkey Journey Pt. 1; October results

    11/7/2014 12:57:55 PM, by ALIHIKES

    October results were not too bad. I lost 2 pounds for the month (from the October 1 to November 3) and lost 5 pounds from my highest weight in October. I improved my strength training and flexibility. I exercised regularly; and met my water and vegetable/fruit goals daily. When I gained weight mid... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-7-2014

    11/7/2014 8:00:16 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "I have learn to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them." By John Stuart Mills... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-7-2014

    11/7/2014 8:00:15 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "I have learn to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them." By John Stuart Mills... Read more

  • Breakfast in bed...

    11/7/2014 1:16:09 AM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • Not the end...

    11/6/2014 10:24:14 PM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • Almost The Weekend!

    11/6/2014 7:37:36 PM, by AANGEL3

    Only one more day and it will be the weekend! We received the info from our insurance company about replacing the stuff we lost in the robbery. I've looked it over and I have to say it seems fair all the way around. Hubby and I will look it over tonight but I think it's going to be... Read more

  • With A Grateful Heart

    11/6/2014 2:00:57 PM, by GIVEUP30

    Most of us have reason to be thankful When people in our lives take time to share and let us know by special acts of kindness That we are in their thoughts and that they care ... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-6-2014

    11/6/2014 12:52:11 PM, by 123ELAINE456

    "Never play cat and mouse games if you are a mouse." By Don Addis... Read more

  • Do it NOW!

    11/6/2014 12:19:03 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Today is the day to achieve your goals. . . . ... Read more

  • -A Season To Be Thankful-

    11/6/2014 8:52:25 AM, by 2BDYNAMIC

    To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the Heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 Ms. Hepburn died to 'self' and left fame and fortune at the... Read more

  • Moving on to November!

    11/6/2014 12:44:13 AM, by ARUNNINGKAT

    November???? I can't believe it! It's already time to start thinking Thanksgiving, Christmas and all the rest. Yikes! My last blog pretty much summed up my end of October so I am not going to bore you with any further details. For the most part, I feel the month was a success and I know I acco... Read more

  • Walking

    11/5/2014 10:45:08 PM, by RJFERRARO315

    My son came with me tonight. Got me running a few times during the walk. It felt pretty good. Tomorrow one of the girls will be coming with me. I can't wait.... Read more

  • Retirement

    11/5/2014 6:42:06 PM, by AANGEL3

    It's been on my mind a lot lately. In 6 yrs I can retire (at least I hope can). All I'll really have is my SS. The 401K at work sucks. It's all in my company stock and it's in the potty and has been for a while. I know nothing about stocks and stuff so I just left it there. Now it's just about worth... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 11-5-2014

    11/5/2014 10:46:34 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    " Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions." By Henry W. Longfellow... Read more

  • Nov Stuff And a Mini Gym Rant

    11/4/2014 7:49:00 PM, by AANGEL3

    WOW..it's Nov already! In just 3 weeks or so it'll be Thanksgiving. My mom is coming down to have it with us this year. We're going to BBQ out turkey! SO....I'm back in the gym today. I do my 65 mins on the treadmill then head into the locker room. Now I've been doing this almost everyday for ... Read more

  • Happy Halloween!

    11/4/2014 4:49:10 PM, by SWEET_CAROLYN

    It's belated, I know, but I wasn't feeling so good last week, and now, I am. Whatever caused me to feel blue has washed over me, and I feel SO RELIEVED it is gone. DO NOT MISS AT ALL. I don't like being blue and down and negative; there is enough in this world to try to make us miserable, I wan... Read more