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  • No Longer One of my Passtimes

    10/21/2014 8:01:50 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    Watching brain concussed people smash into other brain concussed people so they're brain concussed lighter weight friends can manipulate a flat ball thought the air or in their arms and cross a field. Then, if they aren't further concussed on the way, they get six points, which mean nothing, but peo... Read more

  • It's Tuesday Ladies

    10/21/2014 6:05:25 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Dealing With: Isolation… But, Piece By Piece I Am Taking Parts of My Life Back.

    10/20/2014 6:38:18 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Mild Rant

    10/20/2014 11:41:57 AM, by PHANTASTICA

    I've lost over 100 pounds and still have 50 to go. Anyone who knows me knows that my struggle has been ongoing and real for a long time: weight watchers, TOPS, OA/HOW, gym memberships, etc have all been unsuccessful. For whatever reason, despite all my efforts over 20 years, something began to wo... Read more

  • Where Did The Weekend Go?

    10/20/2014 6:02:42 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Where Did The Weekend Go?

    10/20/2014 6:02:42 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • SuperSoul Sunday

    10/19/2014 9:24:42 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Good Night Sweet Spark Friends

    10/18/2014 9:00:11 PM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Should we be embracing technology?

    10/18/2014 6:01:14 PM, by WEARINGTHIN

    I'm beginning to wonder about my stance on technology. I, for one, had my satellite disconnected 5 years ago. My wife and I have been TV free since then. We bought a cell phone like about ten years ago, but with reception being poor where we live back then and still is now, we gave that up and hav... Read more

  • Finally Friday

    10/17/2014 6:36:06 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • We don't have to accept iPay.

    10/17/2014 2:40:16 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    Apple is coming out with a new product, I believe it's called iPay or something like that. It will help lead to a situation where we will have to pay a lot more money for our phones in order to have the right to buy things. We can now buy things with cash, check or debit card. It costs you nothin... Read more

  • Throwback Thursday

    10/16/2014 6:24:34 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • REALLY Want To Change My Ways!!!

    10/15/2014 11:32:31 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • PTF DAY 28

    10/15/2014 11:25:17 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Is it really 28 days and I still have a freezer full of food? Lunch is definitely from the PTF plate. I am cooking a pot roast tonight for my sister and her husband. She had major sinus surgery last week and hasn't been able to cook anything. We ate with them on Monday and first meal she had all... Read more

  • Halfway Day

    10/15/2014 6:09:35 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Even Dogs (the human variety) Can Be Quite Charming… LOL

    10/14/2014 10:20:08 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 27

    10/14/2014 11:55:48 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Well, the two lbs I lost is hovering, up and down but I'm confident it will eventually stay down. This is how I lose. I will say that the last three days have not been exactly PTF friendly. Hubby bought pizza home for lunch yesterday and then we took food to my sister who just had surgery and he b... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    10/14/2014 6:12:52 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Last Ditch Effort - I Cannot Just

    10/13/2014 11:20:28 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Happy Holiday Monday

    10/13/2014 6:10:04 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • SuperSoul Sunday

    10/12/2014 9:41:01 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • My Class Quilt

    10/12/2014 1:04:00 AM, by LOVETOLAUGH56

    It's coming along. Now all blocks are sashed together, now I have to put the border around it. I think a 4 to 5 inch border of my focal fabric then the binding and backing. Then Quilting it by machine. I'm really loving this projec... Read more

  • Flu Shot Yesterday / EXTREME Exhaustion Today!

    10/11/2014 7:29:50 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Smile, It's Saturday

    10/11/2014 9:36:10 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 24, PLAN EXPLANATION

    10/11/2014 9:17:01 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    I decided that today I would explain this plan more thoroughly. Over labor day while on vacation, Amazon sent me a voucher for $99 to apply towards $200 worth of PTF food. I bought it and when I got back from vacation, immediately placed the order. The normal price is $324 for 28 days worth of lu... Read more

  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 23

    10/10/2014 7:26:47 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    I got up this morning to a 2 lb weight loss! Total of 11 pounds since I started this effort in July. Had a major set back in August and over labor day but ordered the PTF after I got back from vacation. Last night, we had quilt guild meeting and didn't get home until 8:00. I really wasn't all tha... Read more

  • Friday, We Made It!!!

    10/10/2014 6:19:20 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Personal Trainer Food Day 22

    10/9/2014 7:18:43 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    So far so good. Scale moved a hair to the left of 190 this morning. I lose so slowly. Maybe If I exercised it would go faster. Ate out for lunch and had a chicken salad stuffed tomato with fruit. Then for dinner, I cooked two pork chops I had in the freezer and veggies. I send my husband to th... Read more

  • Almost Friday Day

    10/9/2014 6:28:30 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Knee at two - three weeks

    10/9/2014 12:46:51 AM, by MUSIC66

    My knee is going well it has such a big cut from the Your flower is the tulip pls copy and paste text below. The intention is to fill up Facebook with flowers to break the saturation of negative images and videos on your timeline. If you like this post I will give you a flower to post on your t... Read more

  • I Turn Doctor’s Heads

    10/8/2014 8:51:30 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY21

    10/8/2014 8:10:48 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Wow, have I been doing this for 3 weeks already? I still have plenty of food left because we eat out so much but at least I am making better choices when I do eat out and not snacking or having dessert. Yesterday I did succumb to a McDonald's ice cream cone. I enjoyed it very much and am done wit... Read more

  • Today is the Full Blood Moon - Beware

    10/8/2014 6:11:12 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 20

    10/7/2014 1:52:44 PM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    So this morning I was late getting out the door to a meeting and I grabbed a banana and a hunk of cheddar cheese. The banana is supposedly a no no as I'm only supposed to have apples, (I"ll address that in a minute) Yesterday I made some veggie soup with a Spark recipe, in the crock pot and we ha... Read more

  • Smile, it's Tuesday

    10/7/2014 6:15:58 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Quotes, Deep Thoughts, Pictures, & Sometimes Even Funnies #3

    10/6/2014 10:50:05 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

    QUOTE: You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. QUOTE: You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. ~ May... Read more

  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 19

    10/6/2014 7:57:40 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Time to get creative! I have lost a total of 9 lbs since July, 5 with PTF. The scale is firmly fixed at 190 which I am pleased about but would like it to move south. However, last night I tried on a dress I had bought earlier in the summer on sale and it now fits much better. I can even wear it ... Read more

  • Start Your Week With a Smile

    10/6/2014 6:16:52 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Quotes, Deep Thoughts, Pictures, & Sometimes Even Funnies #2

    10/5/2014 8:29:13 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Something to Think About on Soulful Sunday

    10/5/2014 10:34:59 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • The Blessed Month of October!

    10/5/2014 9:44:53 AM, by SAMZA83

    Hello Everyone, Can't help but to share my enthusiasm for this fabulous month. My Facebook Status for this month: October is always an amazing month, even more so this year! : my beloved longtime friend Novan Pradhika arrives in Frankfurt tonight (flying all the way from Sydney Austra... Read more

  • Quotes, Deep Thoughts, Pictures, & Sometimes Even Funnies #1

    10/4/2014 4:25:22 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • It's National Taco Day

    10/4/2014 11:52:34 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 17

    10/4/2014 8:59:54 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Okay, so last night I gave in to two glasses of wine and crackers with my cheese. Those were two no nos but my excuse is, I just wanted the wine and crackers so had them. Hubby offered pancakes for breakfast and I started to say yes, then thought better of it. I have a lot of frozen food in the f... Read more

  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 16

    10/3/2014 7:46:36 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    16 DAYS so far. Kind of settled in on the weight loss but if I can just stick to this for another two weeks, I should lose a few more. This is definitely the hardest time, the third week. Tomorrow we go to a football game, FSU vs Wake Forest. I'll be walking to the stadium but we will stop to ea... Read more

  • Fabulous Friday

    10/3/2014 5:59:19 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 15

    10/2/2014 7:32:25 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    The video from PTF advised me that week 3 is the hardest. And last night I succumbed to onion rings and a coconut lenon bar. Oh, bad me, but jumping back on the bandwagon this morning with 2 eggs. I understand the video's words that I would be craving pasta and carbs and they are right. Not givi... Read more

  • Happy Almost Friday

    10/2/2014 6:14:51 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 14

    10/1/2014 7:53:03 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Well I'm halfway in but haven't eaten half the food yet. Although my husband does get his share of the veggies when we eat at home. We did so last night with store bought chicken and frozen veggies. I messed up though when I brought a slice of cake home for my husband and he shared it with me. Y... Read more

  • Halfway to Friday

    10/1/2014 6:05:20 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 13

    9/30/2014 8:03:21 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    I'm getting real tired of all this protein and veggies and would love to add a half a bagel for breakfast. I will wait on that though. I am slowly searching for ways to spice up the food and found a recipe for Southern American Succotash Soup with Chicken at www.norcalfoodies.com ... Read more

  • Summary of the summer progress.

    9/30/2014 6:28:27 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    Weight six months ago: 288-290 Current weight 287 Inches 4 months ago: Waist 48 Current waist 48 Chest 46.5 Current chest 44.25 Hips 45 Cur... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    9/30/2014 6:22:39 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Changes in the Air

    9/29/2014 2:11:25 PM, by 56ROSE

    My mother-in-law has been living in a care center attached to a hospital. She has been receiving excellent care for Parkinson's disease. This has given my husband & I peace of mind, knowing that she is getting the best possible care. Unfortunately, we were informed this weekend that the care center ... Read more

  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 12

    9/29/2014 8:45:31 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Getting real tired of eggs and sausage for breakfast but hey, its allowed. I will say that eating all this protein keeps me full. I am allowed an apple but no other fruit. That seems silly but I'm sticking to it for the most part. Been experimenting with different apples. Tried an "envy" apple ... Read more

  • Where Did The Weekend Go?

    9/29/2014 6:09:20 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • German Vegan Grocceries (picture blog #1.)

    9/28/2014 11:41:32 AM, by SAMZA83

    Hello everyone, Starting with this entry, I am hoping to compile a series of blogs that highlight the gradual, exciting and interesting process of perusing a vegan diet as the centre of the balanced life I am seeking in Germany. These blogs will feature a lot of pictures so they will take a mo... Read more

  • Super Serene Sunday

    9/28/2014 8:30:35 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 11

    9/28/2014 8:04:44 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    It's Working! The scale had landed on 190 hovering towards 189. Oh, I am so happy and my stomach definitely feels flatter. Last night we went to a party and I was able to wear a flirty skirt I hadn't worn in a while. Got lots of complements on how nice I looked. Even though my weight is up there... Read more

  • Road Trip

    9/27/2014 11:07:05 PM, by 56ROSE

    Tomorrow morning we'll be heading to Baker City, OR to visit my husband's family. My mother-in-law has Parkinson's disease so we'll be visiting with her at the care center and then taking her to lunch. My stepson, his wife, and 3 year old son will be traveling with us. Sometimes, it is nice having a... Read more

  • Happy Saturday Everyone

    9/27/2014 12:01:40 PM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 10

    9/27/2014 7:39:45 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Ten days in and my stomach feels so much flatter. Such a good feeling. Had fajitas last night at the mexican restaurant, no tortillas, a few chips and salsa. Usually I eat the whole basket of chips so that was good. Water water everywhere helps you get up early to pee. Today is a home/sew/foo... Read more

  • LTKR

    9/26/2014 11:50:03 PM, by MUSIC66

    On the 15th of sept had picc line Done then put into hospital ready for LTKR The op was on the 16th of September they did a spinal block and made me sort of sleepy I was done first on that morning I could hear the surgeon working on my knee could hear him sawing. Hammering and when he had fi... Read more

  • Is it just me, or has the SP website really slowed down?

    9/26/2014 3:10:03 PM, by RONDARC

    I know it's not my computer because I can surf the web at any other site, including facebook, and not have these problems. I allow myself only so much time each day to log on and visit with friends, track my food & exercise and post to my groups. For the past several months, I haven't been able t... Read more

  • Personal Trainer Food Day 9

    9/26/2014 8:30:09 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    So far so good. Yesterday I was at home most of the day so was able to eat my food. For dinner, I pulled two chicken breasts out to heat up. Then I shaved corn off of one ear and sauteed with 2 slices of diced bacon, some diced onion. I heated up my PTF lima beans and then threw them in with th... Read more

  • Happy Friday All

    9/26/2014 6:37:07 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 8

    9/25/2014 8:53:47 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Today is the start of my second week with PTF and I am very pleased. I have a freezer full of food that I can just pull out and nuke and have a meal in minutes. I don't have to think about it. That is the biggest advantage of this program! I think we will save money on groceries too as I won't b... Read more

  • Thursday Focus

    9/25/2014 6:20:13 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • From DRB13_1' s SparkPage: Margaret Hagerty, 87 Year Old Marathoner!!

    9/24/2014 12:05:34 PM, by JEANNIENOKLA

    I hope that DRB13_1 doesn't mind me sharing her Blog, but I LOVED this story!! Never, Ever let ANYONE Tell You that You Are "Too Old" to change Your Lifestyle!! "I Know One Of These Days They'll Probably Pick Me Up Out Of The Road. But That's Alright. It's Better Than Quitting" Mar... Read more

  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 7

    9/24/2014 9:32:59 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Amazing, i've been doing this for 7 days today! And we've eaten out more often than we've eaten in. In fact, I've eaten out 5 days in a row and out again tonight. That is why I've always had so much trouble losing. We eat out so much. So today I decided to go to the website www.perso... Read more

  • Happy New Moon

    9/24/2014 6:20:32 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • Personal Trainer Food Day 6

    9/23/2014 7:33:58 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    Still plugging along. We ended up eating out with my sister last night at Ruby Tuesday's again. I went for the chicken fresco in the lemon butter sauce, green beans and broccoli. Not missing those spuds. Breakfast is difficult. So much sausage and eggs. I'm pulling a lunch sausage out of the f... Read more

  • A Lottle

    9/23/2014 6:15:05 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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  • quilting

    9/22/2014 10:53:48 AM, by LOVETOLAUGH56

    Here's one of the quilt squares I've made recently. There will be 12 - 12" squares or blocks in this quilt I'm making in this class. Some thing I really enjoy... Read more

  • How to Climb The Eifel Tower is the story of an ordinary woman. She could be anyone you pass by with

    9/22/2014 8:42:53 AM, by ILOVETOCRUISE

    I do sweepstakes and this I found on sweeps4bloggers.com. Because so many of us know someone who has/had this disease, I wanted to share this book with you. Leona Are you ready to laugh, cry and be filled with inspiration and empowerment? How to Climb The Eifel Tower is the story ... Read more

  • PERSONAL TRAINER FOOD DAY 5

    9/22/2014 7:25:06 AM, by 4DOGNIGHT

    So yesterday, after a breakfast of eggs, sausage and bacon, I was not hungry the rest of the day. I had taken out a steak for my husband so he fixed steak and corn. At 6:00. I heated up italian chicken and Venice veggies. I included a daub of ranch dressing to dip the chicken in. It was tasty, ... Read more

  • Monday Mayhem

    9/22/2014 6:11:08 AM, by CAPECODBABE

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