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  • Saturday morning

    9/24/2016 10:26:41 AM, by PICKIE98

    I am not really feeling like doing anything today. I need to get some wood glue and curtain rods,, not sure if I have the oomph to go out to get them today..... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/24/2016 8:42:58 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • HAPPY AUTUMN SPARK PEOPLE..

    9/24/2016 12:00:58 AM, by SUSIEQQ62

    465 I PRAY THAT YOU ALL ARE DOING YOUR BEST TO GET HEALTHIER.. I AM IN STAGE 4 SEVERE KIDNEY DISEASE AND WILL BE STARTING DIALYSIS IN 6-8 MOKNTHS. SO I HAVE AN APPT ON OCT 14 TO MEET WITH THE KIDNEY TRANSPLANT TEAM TO BE EVALUATED TO MAKE SURE THAT I AM A GOOD CANDIDATE TO GET A KIDNEY AND PLACE MY ... Read more

  • Friday

    9/23/2016 3:33:10 PM, by PICKIE98

    I went to my first returning PT early this morning. Ryan taped my leg as before, then we went to the bike, then lunges, heel & toe stretches. Since I had the ice massage, I did not really feel the pain too much today. My future sessions will be with the new Physical therapist. I dropped a carl... Read more

  • Halloween "Christmas" tree at my skin surgeon's yesterday

    9/23/2016 12:56:53 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is NOT the exact tree-just one I found online. Not a fun event for me, but it was made a little more pleasant by their decorations. chris... Read more

  • Beef Vegetable Casserole

    9/23/2016 12:03:57 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you wondering what's for dinner? Well wonder no more! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 medium carrots, shredded 2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced 2 medium summer squashes, thinly sliced 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 pound lean ground be... Read more

  • I have to find my way!

    9/23/2016 8:44:13 AM, by MISSA526

    My shoulder is killing me 28 . I woke up at 2am this morning to go to the bathroom and the pain was so bad I couldn't go back to sleep. So I'm running on about 4 hours of sleep. Which is not good for my waistline or my pain tolerance, especially with the fibromyalgia and lupus. I keep putting off ex... Read more

  • Bear gets into a Connecticut home! I was lucky ! Our bear went into the woods last week!

    9/23/2016 8:35:01 AM, by CTUPTON

    BRANFORD, CT ó It's 3 a.m. and Matthew Gailey, 86, and his wife can hear someone in their house. No, it's not a burglar, well not in the classical sense, much to their surprise it's a 200 pound bear loudly making their way into their house. In a WTNH News 8 story/video Gailey explains... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/23/2016 8:14:57 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    24 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Huh?

    9/22/2016 11:41:13 PM, by WINACHST

    All of a sudden and I do not know why, but I am craving (and drinking) soda pop. What gives? I am not a pop drinker and have not had pop for years and all of a sudden I have developed a craving for the stuff. Maybe it is because this past week I had been working out in the yard and we hav... Read more

  • Beef And Eggplant Stew

    9/22/2016 5:09:01 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get out the Dutch oven, gather the ingredients and...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 Tbsps oil 2 pounds stew beef cubed 4 onions, peeled and chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 6 ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1/2 c dry white wine 4 cups chicken stock 2... Read more

  • Thursday

    9/22/2016 3:13:09 PM, by PICKIE98

    I am going to use my heavier hand weights this afternoon, trying to get my upper arm strength back if possible. PT starts early tomorrow morning..... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/22/2016 8:35:05 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    33 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Wednewsday afternoon

    9/21/2016 3:17:04 PM, by PICKIE98

    Rainy, warm day.. busy day at work.. I surpassed my step goal, which made me happy!! Making phone calls, getting more estate things cleared up. organizing more documents for vets benefits and hoping to get that cleared up soon. I am trying to be more aware of my carb intake and eat more p... Read more

  • Smokey Chipotle Gumbo Stew

    9/21/2016 10:38:19 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, The stew is on and dinner is still at 6pm sharp! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 Tbsp canola oil 4 skinless, boneless, chicken breasts cut into 1-inch chunks 2 medium onions, diced 1 pound fresh or frozen okra, stems and ends removed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces ... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/21/2016 8:14:12 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    24 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • You are not falling behind... Huff Post article

    9/21/2016 7:18:41 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.huffingtonpost.com/jamie-v
    aron/to-anyone-who-thinks-
    theyre-falling-behind_b_91
    90758.html? 40 I needed that! chris... Read more

  • Life's Motivations

    9/21/2016 1:46:20 AM, by SUMMERFAITH63

    Life provides wonderful motivation to reach beyond our comfort zone. Life is not easy. Nobody ever said it was, but somehow that's how we always picture it. When life's lessons get you down nothing feels better than losing yourself in something, and for me that includes physically challenging myself... Read more

  • A Successful Weekend

    9/21/2016 12:20:52 AM, by DAILYCHOICES

    This past weekend, I flew from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Seattle, Washington for my friend's son's wedding. I was flying in on Friday and leaving Sunday, so not that much time to spend in the Emerald City. Since I was only going to be there a short time and wanted to make the most of my tim... Read more

  • Getting back in shape after surgery

    9/20/2016 7:37:26 PM, by WOODY2784

    I had a large weight gain before having surgery. After surgery gained 20 lbs. Was not able to do much because of pain before and after surgery. My doctor wants me to lose 50 lbs because of health problems. Having trouble getting back into the swing of things. Want to feel great again and be able ... Read more

  • Got my home equity loan. Now I can pay the mover--before actually selling the condo.

    9/20/2016 3:29:38 PM, by CTUPTON

    this was a link in the chain of progress toward moving. I went round and round trying to figure out how to get this move DONE! I asked many people for advice. I got bits and pieces but nothing seemed right. Then , finally, three different people gave me help that made sense. -brothe... Read more

  • myths about drinking 8 cup of water everyday

    9/20/2016 3:16:40 PM, by BLACKFLAME27

    I just learn that i don't have to drink 8 cup of water everyday. All this time, i'm being drinking myself to death. If you want learn about this myths, here are some information on it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=uvxU09XmQNU https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=ae4wZ79GzGU... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon

    9/20/2016 2:13:14 PM, by PICKIE98

    A good day at work, nothing special, but was hoping I would have gotten more steps in while at work. My seasoned cast iron pans look beautiful! I let them cool in the oven overnight and theya re now ready for some fantastic French toast and hotcakes. I have a stovetop pineapple upside-down ca... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/20/2016 8:50:29 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Monday afternoon

    9/19/2016 4:58:00 PM, by PICKIE98

    I got a lot accomplished today..I had an early morning appointment with my new Physical Therapist, Casey. He is very nice and I look forward to going back Friday morning. I had some financial things to take care of before I got there, so finished everything early. I came home and decided ... Read more

  • Ugh.. migraine

    9/19/2016 1:24:28 PM, by MISSA526

    Feeling so ill. I've thrown up twice and my eye is killing me. I was supposed to be at Shawn's apt today but the bug people came and I couldn't be there while they were doing their job. So now I'm stuck at home with mom and dad (he has the week off) and I'm miserable. I still need to do my PT exerci... Read more

  • Cauliflower pizza bites--low carb

    9/19/2016 8:32:08 AM, by CTUPTON

    Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower 2 large eggs 1 c. shredded mozzarella 1/4 c. shredded Parmesan 3 tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil 1 tbsp. garlic powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. marinara 1/4 c. mini pepperoni Directions 1Preheat oven t... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/19/2016 8:10:12 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    4 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Today, we saw a bear at our condo complex -Bloomfield,CT

    9/18/2016 8:43:56 PM, by CTUPTON

    Not this bear, but one just like it! chris... Read more

  • Dont Have Time

    9/18/2016 6:32:48 PM, by BETTYBOOPLOLLY

    I always say I dont have time to exercise, but I have time to be on FB. I have time to sleep. I have time to sit on the couch and watch TV. Excuses, Excuses! Im going to make time for exercise. I have to make time, even if I do 10 minutes to begin with. Then I can go 5 more minutes next week and s... Read more

  • Bridget Jones Baby-- if you need a laugh, go see it!

    9/18/2016 4:24:17 PM, by CTUPTON

    It is not a movie I would have picked, but it was a ton of laughs. chris... Read more

  • Bridget Jones Baby-- if you need a laugh, go see it!

    9/18/2016 4:24:10 PM, by CTUPTON

    It is not a movie I would have picked, but it was a ton of laughs. chris... Read more

  • Sunday afternoon

    9/18/2016 2:55:22 PM, by PICKIE98

    I finally caught up on sleep. I opened my peepers this morning and that clock showed 10:20!!! Half of my day is finished!! I slept over 10 hours! Today is cleaning, put a roast in the crock pot, sorting though more documents,etc. I did get some time to meditate and read. Joyce Meyers always... Read more

  • Cheesy Shrimp Melts

    9/18/2016 11:48:34 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, We are having shrimp for dinner! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 cups water 1 pound medium fresh shrimp, unpeeled 1 c (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1/4 c chopped celery 2 Tbsps thinly sliced scallion 1/4 c mayonnaise Kosher or sea salt and fre... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/18/2016 8:36:20 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    24 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • I don't want to take a chance.

    9/18/2016 7:39:36 AM, by WINACHST

    I recently saw an article that the obesity epidemic has increased to 35% in four states. stateofobesity.org/adult-obesi
    ty/ The trend keeps getting worse. The article states that 4 states have shown a decrease. My state is one showing the decrease, but I seriously think that is becau... Read more

  • Who Made you?

    9/17/2016 9:46:53 PM, by JAMER123

    It's been a while since I blogged and would like to share this with all. Who Made You? "Can you tell me who made you?" the pastor asked the small boy. The youngster thought a moment. Then he looked up at the pastor and said, "God made part of me." "What do you mean,... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/17/2016 8:17:13 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    213 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Oreo cookies as addictive as cocaine ! A SP friend mentioned this study.

    9/17/2016 8:07:48 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/10/
    16/oreo-cookies-addictive-
    cocaine_n_4108999.html thanks, Cathy for this . I can't remember seeing the actual study done! chris... Read more

  • Saturday morning, sunrise

    9/17/2016 8:07:29 AM, by PICKIE98

    Raining, dark.. Going to go through more junk of the parents. Every time I go to their house to sort through things, I haul something back there to sell in the estate sale. Even though the company will take a percentage off the top each day, THEY do everything, including cleaning, sorting and dum... Read more

  • I really did not know about Jabba the Hut except the appearance so....

    9/17/2016 7:56:13 AM, by CTUPTON

    "Jabba's role in Star Wars is primarily antagonistic; he is introduced as the most powerful crime boss in Tatooine, who has a bounty on Han Solo's head. He employs a retinue of criminals, bounty hunters, smugglers, assassins and bodyguards to operate his criminal empire. He keeps a host of entertain... Read more

  • Friday night..

    9/16/2016 11:40:34 PM, by PICKIE98

    Ran errands today, sorted through two more boxes of documents form Dad's house.. Big surprise in them!! Took them to Karen's house, my dear friend, DD made a bonfire and she burned them all in the fire. What a relief.. a LOT less shredding. We are both exhausted, but I have more to do tomorrow... Read more

  • Turkey Burritos

    9/16/2016 1:20:13 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, How 'bout a healthy burrito for lunch or dinner? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted juice of 1 lime hot sauce, to taste 1-1/2 cups peeled, seeded, diced tomatoes 1/2 c chopped sweet onions salt and pepper, to taste 4 to 6 flo... Read more

  • Off to Californis City, CA

    9/16/2016 8:37:06 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    24 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Our Year of No Sugar: One Family's Grand Adventure

    9/16/2016 4:32:05 AM, by IMAVISION

    475 222 472 484 493 468 471 476 473 262 494 76 495 467 The following short article caught my eye, because I successfully went without sugar three different times (for twenty-four months, for eighteen months, & for six months). I wished to see if the Schaub family's experiences mirrored my ... Read more

  • Crazy: my PERMANENT address

    9/16/2016 12:01:59 AM, by I.M.MAGIC

    ... at least according to my sister. Too much going on. My half sister is in the hospital, just had a hysterectomy, my sister had arthroscopic knee surgery for a torn cartilage several years ago, and almost died-and now there is a small tear in her meniscus. Same knee. There is a possibility she may... Read more

  • Switching Psychiatrist after 15 years

    9/15/2016 6:33:48 PM, by MISSA526

    My psychiatrist appt went horrible yesterday. she accused me of misses appoints which is why I went an extra month without seeing her. That was totally untrue! She was out of the country for all of August and I was rescheduled 3 times. SHe just said "If it'ss my fault then it's my fault" I was near... Read more

  • Thursday afternoon

    9/15/2016 5:27:13 PM, by PICKIE98

    Gave co-worker one of the Christmas trees.. she saw a lot of things to buy at the sale... Got one of Mom's accounts closed, done for now.. Ran errands and home doing laundry, dinner,etc. Time to relax after dinner.... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/15/2016 8:05:59 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    58 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Fall Exercise

    9/15/2016 2:02:54 AM, by CJWORDPLAY

    Cooler temperatures mean the trees put on their fall color show. And for me they mean more time to be outside. Our summer has been so hot and smoggy it hasnít been healthy to exercise outdoors. So now I plan to get back to walking in the woods. I think I will take my camera so I can combin... Read more

  • Wednesday afternoon

    9/14/2016 4:04:11 PM, by PICKIE98

    Busy day after work.. phone calls, meeting co-worker at Dad's house to give her a Christmas tree I promised her a few years ago. She will meet me there. After we did enough shredding to fill five huge leaf bags, a dear friend offered to have a bonfire and let them all go up in smoke. We still hav... Read more

  • Half way there! Anchors away!

    9/14/2016 9:01:09 AM, by AIMJ2010

    Hi All, This morning was a great weigh in- 31 pounds down! I started my journey after my knee surgery in March of this year, 6 months ago. The more you weigh with an injury/pain the more it hurts. I have increased moving, because PT likes to make you move and it's part of getting better. Howev... Read more

  • Tuscan Salmon Pasta

    9/14/2016 8:51:12 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Oh how we love pasta, let me count the ways! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 8 oz. bow tie pasta 1 c broccoli florets, chopped into bite-sized pieces 2 oz. (3 to 4 tbsp.) cream cheese, roughly cubed 3 oz. smoked salmon, roughly chopped 4 artichoke hearts, chop... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/14/2016 8:16:48 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Granola

    9/13/2016 8:37:12 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I was just ready to post this and lost it so here we go again! If you are looking for a healthy snack or a topping for your favorite cereal Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 part raw peanuts 1 part chopped almonds 1 part cashew pieces 2 parts rolled oats (oatmea... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon

    9/13/2016 4:40:17 PM, by PICKIE98

    What a busy weekend! The sister showed up late at night at Dad's house.. she hauled out a car full of stuff and headed back home after the estate sale guy left. She is a sort-of hoarder, so she took almost everything I offered to her, plus a LOT of other things. She kept saying she was going to ta... Read more

  • Life's setbacks

    9/13/2016 8:29:22 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Hi Sparkers 213 Week 7 of Contreras's Strength Training Program hit a snag. This was a deload week that turned into a "no load" week. Twisting my knee just before week 7 while stepping into a trench set me back. The doc said, "No Lower Body Work". He's scheduling an MRI so week 8 I'm limi... Read more

  • Spark coach

    9/13/2016 5:54:50 AM, by MISSA526

    Today I am feeling tired but motivated! How are you feeling today?... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution ~ I do not even know which day I should be on

    9/12/2016 8:20:05 PM, by WINACHST

    I just cannot seem to get into a routine that includes the tasks listed. On the positive, I am attempting to follow the principles that I have learned. Although, it seems to be in a haphazard way. All of a sudden, I remember something that I have learned, such as: eat slowly and mindfully. Whe... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/12/2016 8:22:21 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • The Art of Exotic Dancing for Everyday Women

    9/11/2016 8:17:36 PM, by DAILYCHOICES

    So Friday, I attended a dance class entitled "The Art of Exotic Dancing for Everyday Women." It was more like a workshop than a dance class. I think I went into it expecting something different but it was a very interesting and fun class. There were 5 participants, including myself. I ha... Read more

  • Kumquat Chicken

    9/11/2016 10:31:05 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It seems forever that I have posted my recipe and thought of the day and sorry that I have not been here to do just that but between the internet, phone and AT&T giving me fits, I would think that you get the picture!!!! So I am here now and without further interruptions,(I hope) ... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/11/2016 8:25:29 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Sunday morning

    9/11/2016 7:56:56 AM, by PICKIE98

    Knee pain woke me, along with cold air!! I just got up and started my day. My blood pressure is down to almost perfect numbers(126/66) and my FBS this morning was 123. Hefting boxes and hauling trash bags is keeping me busy. I do not know if I will be able to remove everything for family from the... Read more

  • Went to "the fair!"

    9/10/2016 6:30:31 PM, by CTUPTON

    We took a day away from packing to attend the Hebron (CT) Harvest Fair. Tricky with hubby's motorized wheelchair. But we did OK. I resorted to renting a scooter. My knees were hurting badly. It was a very hot day. This is the first time I used a scooter. Dock Dogs is my favorite. And... Read more

  • For cat lovers. DD's cat, Bob

    9/10/2016 6:13:54 PM, by CTUPTON

    Jabba the Hut Bob is a Manx--so he has no tail. He is rather uppity as compared to our own cat, Cujo, who loves to have attention and touching, even "mauling."... Read more

  • Saturday..

    9/10/2016 12:58:57 PM, by PICKIE98

    A calm day here.. doing house work and laundry, paying bills. Will have to go back to Dad's tomorrow to clear more things out. Since sister is not interested in the actual work portion of this estate, only the $$, I will just do my best and let it reflect on what she gets at the end.. she knows th... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/10/2016 8:04:12 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Friday evening

    9/9/2016 7:24:03 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today was all about running errands and back to Dad's house for some more junk-clearing. I emptied another three dresser drawers(HUGE) ones. They were overflowing with every form of obituary, souvineers, newspaper clippings, Dad's Police Officer patches, his commendations, stories about the train... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/9/2016 8:24:24 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • What about the money?

    9/8/2016 7:27:55 PM, by PICKIE98

    Dear sister called just now, asking about the money from the estate. First, she said she might not come up this weekend because it is supposed to rain! HUH? I do not care how high they pile it, she can dodge the raindrops to get into the house to help clear things out. She will not melt. I told... Read more

  • So much to do--but I am taking a break

    9/8/2016 12:14:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    I am actively packing to move! Oh dear! DD is getting rid of a bunch of small stuff. I don't know the site, but she does it all on her phone. I told her she can keep the money herself. But...she has to ask me first if she can get rid of it. 198 Today I sent in a little money so the n... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/8/2016 8:45:57 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Icky-Sicky

    9/7/2016 12:00:33 PM, by PICKIE98

    Came home from work ill... not sure ifit is fibro-falre or diabetes, or virus..beddy bye time... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/7/2016 8:18:34 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • DEAR JOHN

    9/7/2016 6:36:16 AM, by SMIDGON

    "Dear Lord, help us go on!" John started to give us an uneasy feeling over the weekend. He ate good on Sunday. Monday he wouldnt eat. He became hoarse, had trouble swallowing. Would drink fluids, though. Till Monday, I tried to contact ofc. But, as is usual, not one response. If ... Read more

  • I don't shop or cook

    9/6/2016 1:52:02 PM, by BETTYBOOPLOLLY

    My husband does the grocery shopping and cooking. But I want to get healthier so I am going to do some grocery shopping ( buy healthy foods). I am going to tell him that I am going to cook at least twice a week. ( thats my plan).... Read more

  • The arrival of the big yellow bus is a magical time!

    9/6/2016 1:49:26 PM, by SAVAGETERHUNE

    FREEDOM!!! A few hours a day without a 5 yr old! 465 School has started! Time to reclaim my life. My time is precious, more precious than Frodo's golden ring! Time to organize my thoughts, create a strategy for success and execute my plans to achieve my goals.... Read more

  • Spark coach blog

    9/6/2016 1:40:42 PM, by MISSA526

    I'm supposed to give myself 3 compliments. This is extremely difficult because I am going through a rough patch with body image and negative feeling. I'm a good listener. I can get along with most people. And I have a nice butt lol. Too anyone who reads this list 3 compliments about yourself! Hugs!... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon

    9/6/2016 1:08:27 PM, by PICKIE98

    Back to work today, making phone calls for appointments and loose ends of things for the estate again. Jeweler, HVAC company, hair salon for haircut appointments,etc. It is crazy weather here.. We have had the windows opened for a week now and yesterday the high heat and humidity hit again:90 d... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/6/2016 10:59:19 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Oh boy; follows directions nicely. 334 386... Read more

  • Labor Day

    9/5/2016 5:28:33 PM, by PICKIE98

    And boy, did we labor!! DD and I went right to Dad's house this morning and started back in again to go through chest of drawers, dressers,etc I tossed out Christmas, and other greeting cards from the 40's and 50'! I had to open each one because my mother told DD once, that she had hidden some $$... Read more

  • Day One Again......

    9/5/2016 1:47:37 PM, by MAMMASTRACTOR

    Well here I go again, I have been a member off and on for 4 years. This last Jan/Feb I put my 30 pounds back on..... I was thinking that my normal outside gardening and yard work would take it back off. but no..... Last night... I sat down did some soul searching and decided with the help of God and... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/5/2016 8:21:44 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Labor Day Laziness

    9/5/2016 3:37:06 AM, by LUVBUNNYKK

    It has been hard to stick to my plan this weekend, but I have managed. I decided not to tempt myself by going to a local festival, and stayed home instead. I did not want to screw this up over a corn dog or elephant ear! I prepared myself a healthy meal at home instead. I made a nice green salad wit... Read more

  • Sunday evening

    9/4/2016 9:45:36 PM, by PICKIE98

    DD and I went to Dad's house today and spent a few hours going through things before my sister arrives next weekend. Of course she did not say it, but we know she will bring her son, my nephew along. She knows she cannot bring the loser with her, so her son is the next best thing. I completely ... Read more

  • Recipe: tastes like strawberry topped cheesecake (Strawberry Banana Creams)

    9/4/2016 6:22:17 PM, by CTUPTON

    These are topped with sliced almonds, but you can get creative and use blueberries, dried cherries, chopped cashews, crystallized ginger, a sprinkle of granola, or a few chocolate chips. From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR Fitness Strawberry Banana Creams Ingredien... Read more

  • WHO CALLED ?

    9/4/2016 3:14:35 PM, by SMIDGON

    One day while I was out, one of you sweet ladies called! I understood it was Linda. However, for the life of me, I drew a blank. Help me out. There are times when I think my allergies are bothering my eyes when they tear up. Then I realized that's not what it is. It's tears. I'll... Read more

  • ZZ Top Band like the sunflower people! Ha! Ha!Oh yeah!

    9/4/2016 2:42:00 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Scrambled Eggs With Mushrooms

    9/4/2016 9:22:14 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get your day started off with this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 pound mushrooms 1/4 c milk 3 Tbsps butter 3 scallions, chopped 1/2 dozen eggs, beaten Directions~ Carefully clean mushrooms with a damp paper towel and cut them in... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/4/2016 8:14:57 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    What a pair. 43... Read more

  • #1 of 4 Best Comebacks

    9/3/2016 8:24:16 PM, by IMAVISION

    246 20 246 20 246 20 246 20 246 20 246 20 246 20 If you ever testify in court, you might wish you had been as sharp as this policeman. He was being cross-examined by a defense attorney during a felony trial. The lawyer was trying to undermine the police officer's credibility. ... Read more

  • Enjoy!

    9/3/2016 7:43:10 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • I just booked a date with the mover. OMG --Oh, my goodness! Moving to 800 sq ft.

    9/3/2016 1:02:28 PM, by CTUPTON

    Oct. 6,7,8th . so by the 6th---- I have to have every thing packed and make disappear all those things I won't have room for. 40 The new place is an apartment --only 800 sq ft. 40 One sort of large bedroom and a big living room. 24 Not much storage. I am used to a huge basement! Oh... Read more

  • Saturday

    9/3/2016 11:58:20 AM, by PICKIE98

    I got some nice sleep in last night. I feel somewhat rested and already did some stairs(Literally, my basement stairs). I do not need any stair-stepper, I have a basement. Dad's house has a 13-block basement, so I get my workouts just going up and down them so many times. Today I am just flyin... Read more

  • Sleep deprived

    9/3/2016 10:20:44 AM, by MAMR31

    I have had a hard time sleeping the last few nights. It's throwing off the rest of my day. No energy to excercise. I'm still eating right so my sugars are still ok, but boy am I cranky. Not to mention they are replacing the siding on the house today so lots of noise. Maybe I can squeeze in some... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution ~ Day 6 - 9

    9/3/2016 10:10:10 AM, by WINACHST

    I need to move on, the diet coach coach threw me off balance for a bit, and I think I was using that as a crutch to not continue. I started and restarted so many times and I want to get moving forward. Many of the exercises in the book are what other diet plans suggest. BDS has the exercises to make... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/3/2016 8:04:18 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Friday

    9/2/2016 5:02:40 PM, by PICKIE98

    Not much going on today, still beautiful weather, no rain, no clouds, no phone calls! Ran errands and doing putzy things around the house.. Surpassed my step goal the past two days,, only did two miles today,,I am okay with that..... Read more

  • Find a restaurant and reserve a table online. "Open Table" website

    9/2/2016 3:19:24 PM, by CTUPTON

    4 www.opentable.com/start/home I plan to use this soon. Especially when I move to the Buffalo area, I think it will help me. There are zillions of restaurants there . Even here in CT, I never can settle on a restaurant. chris... Read more