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  • Spark emails

    7/29/2014 5:42:38 PM, by THEEXERCISER

    How do I get my Spark emails to go back into my inbox instead of them going into my Spam folder in my Yahoo account ?... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    7/29/2014 9:52:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's tuesday! a day where i can enjoy some much needed time doing whatever i feel like. school is done and i did really well. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hello,hello! another month will be finishing in a few days. i am looking forward to a new month starting on friday. my birthday als... Read more

  • Interim Summer Assesment

    7/28/2014 11:23:36 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Sunday when I got up the cable was off and the cellular network was off. So I was unable to use the internet. Both were off the entire day. When I returned home around 7:30 p.m. the networks were up. Thankful the electricity was on so your house could stay cool. This morning the cable and cellu... Read more

  • Busy Weekend

    7/27/2014 11:31:12 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    Yesterday was my birthday. It was a lot of driving. I decided not to check calories. I made a pound cake & had vanilla ice cream. Wasn't able to drink alcohol because I drove so much. I swam, played tennis & did my ST/Abs/Stretches. Friday & Sunday attended DS soccer game. They didn't win any but... Read more

  • Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables --- I approve this idea!

    7/27/2014 12:53:43 PM, by IMAVISION

    In the United States of America -- three hundred million tons of fresh produce is thrown away per year! Quite insane! Worse, yet, when ... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/26/2014 11:43:57 PM, by SWEETNEEY

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  • Does anyone know

    7/26/2014 8:06:39 PM, by TERRY0217

    Hi there...ive got a question ... Does anyone know of any books on how to grow you own tea? Thanks everyone... Read more

  • it's saturday

    7/26/2014 9:37:31 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great time yesterday with my daughter. my good friend treated her to some ice cream, which she really enjoys. then we were off to enjoy the rest of the day. if the weather is nice today, my good friend and i may go on a day trip north of the city. if not, we will do things in the city, such ... Read more


    7/25/2014 6:17:48 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    I UNDERSTAND. Gosh I REALLY, REALLY UNDERSTAND now how being prepared and organized helps you to stay on track. Lately I have been very busy preparing foods several days in a row. Foods that I can safely ea... Read more

  • August goals

    7/25/2014 4:39:18 PM, by THEEXERCISER

    1. Instead of exercising 30 minutes exercise 40 minutes 2. Track health information daily 3. Warm ups and cool downs... Read more

  • Feeling Blah...

    7/25/2014 12:02:28 PM, by DARKCHILD

    Okay, to get my mind off of the number on the scale, I decided to find out my body fat percentage. I went and had a BodPod test this morning. Now, I'm in a depressed emotional state over that number!!!! I went home and immediately ate sausage ( at least it was turkey sausage) and waffles with butte... Read more

  • Bee Happy Friday

    7/25/2014 8:43:18 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Managed to get to the pilates class at 5:30p and get that exercise in before collecting DS yesterday. Came home and planned to go to bed early but that did not happen. Ended up going ot bed about 1 a.m. Today is the next game for DS' soccer team - so will be attending that this evening. Di... Read more

  • I don't need to count my blessings. They surround me!

    7/24/2014 1:49:00 PM, by JITZUROE

    As the bubbling, gurgling tar-like funk starts to recede, I can now see remnants of my true self underneath (phew). And I am able to better reflect on the shiny gems set throughout last week's Mayo Clinic trip, not just the pain and the tears. To kick things off, the flight attendants were made... Read more

  • it's thursday

    7/24/2014 8:50:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    i feel a bit tired today. that is okay. school will be done tomorrow. then i will be off to spend some time with my daughter. i am so glad my good friend is in my life. he has been there for me through all of the challenges i faced and the ones i am now facing. all of the birds are doing well and sa... Read more

  • Tired Thursday

    7/24/2014 7:27:37 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    DS' team had the 1st game vs Bermuda. They lost 4 - 0. His number is 10 and I learned that the Big Dogs wear 10. It was amazing to see him so animated and giving instructions on the field. He's nothing like that at home. There was good support for the team. The next game is Friday. I am... Read more

  • Home again

    7/23/2014 10:26:27 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I have actually been home for a couple of days, but I have been wading through a backlog of emails and snail mail, plus spending quality time with my family and of course my Cooper. He doesn't seem overly excited to see me, but he is sticking pretty close to me. Right now he is sleeping by my feet... Read more

  • Free Movie today.

    7/23/2014 7:15:40 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    I found this free movie called Feeding Obesity. I haven't watched it yet, but plan to.
    ovie.php ... Read more

  • Hills reflect your personality

    7/23/2014 4:04:21 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    Yesterday went for a run after work. I had to pick up DS at 6:30 p.m. so by 7p.m. I was changed and on the road. Started off pretty slow - took me about 1hr to warm up. I'm getting old, it used to take 30 minutes. Went up some hills and felt like I actually lifted as I went up as opposed to plod... Read more

  • Still Can't Keep Anything Down

    7/23/2014 2:27:09 PM, by MARIAJESTRADA

    I already lost 4 pounds, but this is definitely not the way to do it. Keep praying for my special intention. I get more test results tthis week. ... Read more

  • Life's Gems

    7/23/2014 1:22:42 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    I am really cheap, thrifty, or penny wise. When I shop, I look for bargains. My pennies are scares so I must make them go far. I love browsing for books on Books are like treasur... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/23/2014 8:47:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm almost finished school until september. just two more days after today and i will be done. it won't be as hot here today. some relief from the humidity that has been around for quite a few days. my daughter is really enjoying day camp,soccer and the reading club at the local library. every week ... Read more

  • Note to self

    7/22/2014 7:15:29 PM, by THEEXERCISER

    Things to work on -track at least 30 minutes of exercise not including am-pm stretches -update Nutrition tracker regularly -keep Health calender updated at least every few days -eat more calories to meet daily goal... Read more


    7/22/2014 11:45:09 AM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    PROGRESS is PROGRESS no matter how small. I finally feel as if I am back to making progress. It is slow and hard, but it's happening. Not only has the scale been moving, but finally I can report my health is ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    7/22/2014 8:42:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through another day. my daughter is doing well and says hi! today there are two classes. one in the morning and one in the afternoon. i still have some errands to run today. that is okay with me. i will pace myself, as it is another very warm day here today. all of the birds say cheep,chee... Read more

  • Just Jokin' Today

    7/22/2014 7:17:00 AM, by SWEETNEEY

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  • Ridin' in the Rain

    7/21/2014 10:43:03 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    I am exhausted today - I'm getting a bit of a headache - it usually means that I'm tired and I need to sleep. Another symptom of tiredness is grazing (eating food and I'm not hungry). I managed to stop it by coming on SP and logging my food etc... I was not feeling like exercising today and h... Read more

  • S.O.S. I need help from my Spark friends...

    7/21/2014 6:48:21 PM, by JITZUROE

    I'm struggling with such high pain since this second trip to the Mayo Clinic. I feel like I'm just enveloped in pain pain pain. I'm used to sucking it up in my own way and trudging through it. But this pain is like a pool of molasses though, too thick. One of my dearest Spark friends reminde... Read more

  • Tea Sandwiches by TopsBear

    7/21/2014 2:22:58 PM, by IMAVISION

    Ideas/recipes too mouthwateringly delectable sounding not to share. Enjoy!
    al.asp?blog_id=5742829 ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    7/21/2014 8:48:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have so much to do today. i have one week left of school and that is it until september. i have to start an online course this afternoon. i have a meeting i need to attend just behind that. inbetween there, i have several errands to run. this will be a very busy week for me. every day, i have some... Read more

  • Biking, biking, biking ...

    7/20/2014 5:25:25 PM, by THIN133

    Hubby & I rode on the bike trail today .YAY ! I went 22 miles, he went 24. Made good time & my mph's are improving . Still in hubby's dust , but that's ok... I'm doing great & I can''t compare myself to him. He is super fit & competitive so his goals are different than mine. As long as I keep moving... Read more

  • SERIOUSLY, Is it worth DYING OVER ?

    7/20/2014 1:46:15 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    Some-things are worth dying for, like protecting a child from danger. Most things are not. Never has the message ever hit home so hard. As I watch loved ones battle with their personal addictions I feel like screaming. IS... Read more

  • Sunday Musings

    7/20/2014 1:33:40 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    Tennis was cancelled yesterday due to rain. This morning I went for a 3 mile run. Put a pork roast in the oven for dinner and we have some left over brown rice and will cook some broccoli to go with it. The bike ride seems on for the evening - so this will also be the after meal. Did some hula h... Read more

  • so much change, and an encouraging finding

    7/20/2014 1:08:32 PM, by ILIKECACTI

    So, in the past 4 weeks all of this has happened: 1- moved to a new city with my husband 2- got set up in our new place 3- we both started new jobs, and have been a little stressy... or maybe alot stressy 4- planted my new container garden 5- gained back about 8lbs from what i had recentl... Read more

  • RIP James Garner

    7/20/2014 12:35:10 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Big tears in my eyes this morning. Maverick...Rockford...Murphy's Romance (one of the sweetest movies ever). You will be sorely missed. ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    7/20/2014 10:35:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day with my daughter yesterday. i will definitely have many more of those days more often. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. i will be meeting up with my good friend later,after i catch up on some computer work. last week of school for me until september. looking in... Read more

  • Newest Pic of 240 pounds Lost Using Just SparkPeople

    7/20/2014 5:31:58 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I'm the one to the far right.... Read more

  • Down another pound

    7/19/2014 10:36:07 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    The pounds continue to be released slowly off of my body. Today I was down another pound. Adding in more fresh, raw, in season foods is helping big time. I now have to utilize the waist band ties to keep my sho... Read more

  • Good Fortune on Hiatus

    7/19/2014 6:58:37 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    Had a good bike ride yesterday - we did about 20 miles again. Then I was armed and ready with the food - cornish hen and brown (looked white) rice. Mango/banana ice for desert (I put some rum in mind). So this run of good fortune has come to an hiatus. Got up and met my friend f... Read more

  • it's saturday

    7/19/2014 3:34:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    the weather is nice here. not too hot and not too cool. just right. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. the day is going well. have a wonderful day,everyone and a terrific weekend!... Read more

  • Sparkpoeple Quiz

    7/18/2014 5:47:33 PM, by THEEXERCISER

    The past couple of time that I have taken the Sparkpeople quiz I have noticed some differences . Is there something wrong with the quiz because when I get a question right they tell me that it is wrong . Also, instead of giving me three questions to get right it gives me multiple questions which i... Read more


    7/18/2014 5:45:53 PM, by TERRY0217

    What a wonderful, exhausting day....My daughter and I took my 3 year granddaughter to Idlewild Park...and StoryBook Forest... I haven't been there since my daughter was 22 months old...It is a park where nursery rhymes comes to life..The old lady in the shoe...Humpty Dumpty, etc...the place hasn't... Read more

  • woo hoo! it's friday!

    7/18/2014 11:26:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    i found out today that i will be in the highest level class for English! woo hoo! i am so glad i kept up my skills in that area. I know for Math i will have to start at the first course offered and that is fine with me. my daughter sends hugs and says hi! all of the birds are okay and say hello,hel... Read more

  • Been Really Sick and Hurt My Back Last Sunday, After Core Yoga

    7/18/2014 10:43:16 AM, by MARIAJESTRADA

    Dear All, Sorry I haven't been around. First, last Sunday, I hurt my back in the locker room after an awesome core yoga session. (Who does that?) My back is all better now. Then, Monday through basically today, I have been in bed with the pukes. I wasn't getting much sleep, but last ... Read more

  • Awesomely Efficient

    7/18/2014 7:33:25 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    I was awesomely efficient yesterday. Got up and did my Sparking. Had packed my lunch and snacks the night before - so that was ready to go as I headed out the door. My 1st appointment was with the dentitst for 9 a.m. Left home about 8:30 a.m. and had some time to kill, so I stopped to pick up my... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    7/17/2014 2:13:20 PM, by MOMMY445

    a lovely day. not too hot or cold and it is not raining today. school went well. i got into the online course that is a prerequisite to take the other courses coming in september, online. i find that i do get some work in the fall. so i am going to sign up for the courses i need online when i see th... Read more

  • Today

    7/17/2014 7:11:23 AM, by SWEETNEEY

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  • Getting to know you.

    7/17/2014 3:07:18 AM, by JUMPINJULIE

    This was shared by My SparkFriend LisaN0415... I changed it a bit. Feel free to cut and paste and answer too! What is your go to chewing gum flavour… JumpinJulie says: spearmint for you, what is the best time of the year… JumpinJulie says: spring and fall love to see the leaves g... Read more

  • Ugh

    7/17/2014 2:48:32 AM, by JUMPINJULIE

    So June was a good month I walked more than I had been doing all year but the weight has just kept coming because I eat junk and I drink to much diet soda. When I first started spark last year I had cut my soda down to three cans a day I don't what happened but I'm back to the old ways. Enough... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/16/2014 8:44:03 AM, by MOMMY445

    school did go well yesterday for me. i did pretty well on the math questions the math teacher gave the class to do last week. i have already reserved some books from the library for the areas that are the most challenging for me. plus i will have my good friend's help for some of it,too. my daughter... Read more

  • Slenderize

    7/16/2014 6:54:59 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    As the people say: "I must be losing inches". I put on a skirt and blouse yesterday and they usually feel a bit snug, put they went on very comfortably. I thought to myself the elastic in the waistline must have stretched cos the skirt was loose. Anyway, at work a co-worker remarked how slim I wa... Read more

  • Weather or not

    7/15/2014 10:09:31 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    A tropical front has parked right over us, so it's hot, sticky and just plain miserable. Waiting for things to cool and dry out -- or at least give us a good thunderstorm! After my last blog post several people asked about white peaches. White peaches (and nectarines) are vastly sweeter than... Read more

  • Totally not fitness related, but I need all the opinions I can get

    7/15/2014 11:27:32 AM, by POISONGIRL999

    So I've bee thinking of cutting my hair. 90% of my life I've had long hair. I get the urge to cut it once in a while, donate it to Locks of Love. But I've never really gone shorter than shoulder length. Well here is kinda what I'm looking at doing.... Read more

  • Going Beyond

    7/15/2014 8:48:48 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    SparkFriends - I had that talk with one person who was on my list a couple week's ago. I didnot get what I wanted but I still am determined to pursue it. It is a milestone for me because I moved out of my comfort zone professionally - it's a small calculated and incremental risk but I have a plan... Read more

  • a rainy day

    7/15/2014 8:36:42 AM, by MOMMY445

    i woke up to rain coming down steadily outside this morning. that is alright. i found my raincoat and umbrella. then off i went to school. the computer lab went very well yesterday. today, it will be english and math. english in the morning and math in the afternoon. i wonder what parts of math will... Read more

  • it's monday

    7/14/2014 10:56:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great weekend. now i am on a break between classes at school. had to do an actual essay in the first class this morning. what a way to start the day. it has been a really long time since i had to do one and to actually write out the good copy, not type it, was challenging. i got so used to t... Read more

  • Rock the Clock Race

    7/14/2014 10:52:46 AM, by POISONGIRL999

    Squeezed in a fun run this weekend. Haven't done an actual race since the Spartan so I was due. My sister who lives in Chicago was in town too, so she did it with me. Her first race ever!. She's been running for a while but hasn't done a race, mostly because she didn't want to do it by herself. ... Read more

  • Cruiser versus Racer

    7/14/2014 8:37:56 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Yesterday we went for the bike ride. We did about 20 miles. Never would I have thought I'd be racking up those kinds of miles on a bike. I was on my racer and my friend was on a mountain bike. The racer was the great equalizer. I could climb hills effortlessly and acceleration was smooth. The ... Read more

  • When you realize how VALUEABLE YOU ARE, you will stop eating CRAP

    7/13/2014 2:29:08 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    When you realize how VALUABLE YOU ARE, you will stop eating CRAP. The tabulation results from this weeks changes are in. With having had consumed 4 days of ALL REAL food, I have released 3 pounds. The other days I nibbled on... Read more

  • Phases and Cycles

    7/13/2014 12:13:30 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    Yesterday - I hit all my exercise plans - . My tennis partner is a male and you know they can only have to stop eating one slice of bread and they lose weight. So after tennis he wants to get something to eat. I was READY. I had some fruit to... Read more

  • it's sunday

    7/13/2014 10:54:23 AM, by MOMMY445

    i did get to see my good friend for a while yesterday. then i went to explore some of the city for the remainder of the day. i ended up walking for over 10 miles yesterday, the way it worked out. i will pace myself today. my daughter had a sleepover yesterday at one of her friend's places. she is st... Read more

  • Saturday drowse

    7/12/2014 8:02:38 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    This morning I went out to breakfast with my carpool buddy. She had pancakes and eggs, I had chicken fried steak and eggs. Yes, I know I'm woefully predictable. But I can make bacon, sausage or steak at home. I've never tried to make chicken fried steak. I wish I didn't love it as much as I do. But ... Read more

  • Be open to new things

    7/12/2014 6:04:08 PM, by TERRY0217

    How many times have I told my kids to be open to new foods.... the CSA this week, we got fennel...(groan) I don't like licorice so, I didn't think I'd like it...maybe I can give it away... I looked it up on You Tube, for some ideas...cut up the bulb and add it to your salad?? really ... Read more

  • Enjoy Life

    7/12/2014 11:27:02 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Got up this morning and went for a walk with a friend who is interested in training for a marathon. She missed 2 weeks due to prior commitments but we did an hour. Then I collect DS took him to soccer and went swimming for 1 hour. The murkiness is leaving the under water. The top is calm and the... Read more

  • Wrung out

    7/11/2014 9:51:23 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I truly don't know why I take days off. We got in so many payments that nobody logged or posted while I was gone that I've spent all four days this week just trying to catch up. Today really frosted the cake. My deskmate can be relentless when she wants something. This morning I had barely set... Read more

  • Update on requested prayer blog of July 6th!

    7/11/2014 5:26:56 PM, by IMAVISION

    Natalie posted this a few minutes after 7:30pm on July 8th... The love of my life has entered Heaven and is now fully healed. ... Read more

  • PREP day

    7/11/2014 11:44:59 AM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    Today I must prep. I was lazy yesterday cooking wise. I should of made some food for today knowing I was going to run out. Today I must be careful not to slip because I didn't take time to prepare. I have to get an early ... Read more

  • Beautiful Day

    7/11/2014 10:30:34 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    No Work and All play made it an Awesome Day. The day began with me dropping DS to soccer at 5 a.m. then packing water and gatorade into car, collected my riding mate and we went to the ferry. It left at 8a. I made some chicken soup and had that for breakfast while we waited for the departure.... Read more

  • it's friday

    7/11/2014 9:29:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is finally here! yay! other than my allergies flaring up this morning, i am doing alright. meeting up with a friend of mine later this afternoon. then i may meet up with my good friend in the evening. i will leave the evening clear, so i can go and meet up with my good friend or do somet... Read more

  • Stretching Question

    7/10/2014 11:19:58 PM, by THEEXERCISER

    When stretching my arms for two minutes each should I count the time as two minute stretching or for minute stretches?... Read more

  • Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow ?

    7/10/2014 12:31:36 PM, by THIN133

    My hubby built me 2 more raised garden beds this spring ! Bless him ! My vegetables & flowers are doing so well now ! I have planted all kinds of great veggies. My peas & green beans are coming in great now & boy are they delicious ! Even my hubby , who isn't a veggie fan, really liking the peas... Read more

  • it's thursday

    7/10/2014 10:51:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    i will need to take a day off school to get the rest of some important errands done. i have applied to be a volunteer at a big event here next year and i have to do a video interview, which takes about 10-15 minutes. i will do that tomorrow, among other things. time is going by and i want to have my... Read more

  • Easy Peasy Weight loss

    7/10/2014 9:17:54 AM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    Yesterday I made Corn Fritters, a recipe from Rawamazing. It wasn't so amazing. The texture and flavors were not right. But it was edible. I fixed it with some really good salsa. I don't think there will be a... Read more


    7/10/2014 6:48:31 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I love a good inspirational anecdote and one that I have never forgotten is the story of the crabs in the bucket. When fishermen trap crabs, they just dump them in a bucket on the pier. No lid. Nothing to trap the crabs and keep them inside. Why? Because if any crab tries to climb out of the bu... Read more

  • Bahamas Independence Day

    7/10/2014 5:45:54 AM, by SWEETNEEY

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  • The light finally goes on!

    7/9/2014 9:48:45 PM, by TERRY0217

    We all have the best of intentions...we want to eat right, work out and take better care of ourselves...but...when those donuts or sweets appear, we cave...and beat ourselves up...time and time again...Yea...there are those who seem to make those changes easily...why ....why do we cave? Well...let... Read more

  • All About Time

    7/9/2014 3:53:27 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    Today I went to the hairdresser. Tomorrow is a holiday. Yesterday I went to aerobics. Now I am sleepy as I blog. Soon it'll be time to go to the gym. Before I handed out cookies to my friends. Earlier I greeted my SparkFriends. Presently I am finishing up blogs. Later I'll finish loggin... Read more

  • Free Videos Food is Medicine Conference at the Hippocrates Health Institute

    7/9/2014 3:49:07 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    I found a couple of websites for those of you who are trying to live a healthy lifestyle. It's top notch information.
    tml Each year has a series of videos to view. It looks as each video is over an hour long. It is living/raw foods/detoxing type... Read more

  • One can not live well if they do not dine well

    7/9/2014 1:41:17 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    My fine dining has resulted in another pound released. So far this week, I am down almost 3 pounds.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/9/2014 12:49:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am taking a much needed break. worked on a personality assessment all morning at school. now i am catching up on some computer work. then i will take a short walk outside and enjoy a sunny day. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! Have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today was slug day !!

    7/8/2014 9:12:42 PM, by THIN133

    Oh my goodness ! I wan't motivated to do anything today . I was the best.slug.ever ! It was rainy half of the day , I lounged around after hubby left for work on the early shift today .I watched 2 movies, dozed off in my recliner . I didn't even workout today ! I made a few phone calls to friends. I... Read more

  • a rainy day

    7/8/2014 3:12:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    had another great day of classes today! i am looking forward to the next day of classes tomorrow. my daughter is now in a day camp in the afternoons on weekdays. plus she still has soccer and her reading club at the local library. she has enough to keep her busy for quite a while. i will make the ti... Read more

  • UnCooking. RAW FOOD.

    7/8/2014 11:06:48 AM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    I am going RAW. Eating raw foods that is. It might sound weird or hard to do, but its not. Foods that might take 20-30 minutes to prepare cooked can be prepared much faster when its raw. At least it feels like... Read more

  • Super Losers YOU Should Read About

    7/8/2014 9:59:35 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Check out these people who have all lost weight without the help of weight loss surgery! Now I don't say that because I am against weight loss surgery, I say that because it gives people like me hope too, people who cannot afford it, don't want it, are scared of it... These are some of my weight ... Read more

  • How Was Your Day?

    7/8/2014 8:53:29 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Yesterday was hot. I went swimming and the water was very cool. The bottom of the sea was a bit upset - it contents were moving around and it was murky. So the top was calm but underneath was churning. The tide was high. I started off really good with the freestyle - stroking calmly but I find ... Read more

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    7/7/2014 8:28:12 PM, by RYDERB

    An accountability confession: UGLY: I haven't been Sparking much, since March. I've been struggling with my scale, and feeling frustrated and ashamed. I long for the old days, when a bad week meant my scale hadn't budged, or I had only lost 1 pound. These past few months, If I got on t... Read more

  • a lovely day

    7/7/2014 4:18:31 PM, by MOMMY445

    first day of classes went well for me. i am really going to enjoy these classes. i will make full use of all that is offered to me while i am there. my daughter went to a day camp today. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Who Me Health Coaching? Yes.

    7/7/2014 12:31:04 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    It's day two of new lifestyle changes. The scale moved downwards, indicating a release of pounds. Yea. I also am helping some ladies stay on track, with some personal coaching. Hubby was kind of shocked. ... Read more

  • Tide is High

    7/7/2014 8:31:32 AM, by SWEETNEEY

    Time to head to work . Lunch and snacks are packed and are ready to go. This is a shorten week for us. Thursday is Independence day here so we'll have a holiday Sunday was a scorcher. We did go for the bike ride but my bike was flat so we turned around very soon. W... Read more

  • Time to re-boot and re-focus!

    7/7/2014 8:17:11 AM, by LIFEISPURRFECT

    Today is a new beginning for me. A new beginning that will encompass my spiritual side, my emotional well-being and my physical side. I'm ready for the journey to begin ... Read more

  • Get Better- Go For That Goal! It's NOT Impossible!

    7/7/2014 7:48:16 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I am not skinny by any means, and I don't plan to be skinny. I plan to be fitter. Slinny just means no body fat. I want curves and muscles and abundant health! Think about what you really want. Do you want to look like a sack o... Read more

  • Asking for your much appreciated prayers!

    7/6/2014 3:37:51 PM, by IMAVISION

    Natalie has gotten word from Hospice that her husband Chad will probably pass within a few days. She is asking for prayers of strength for her, t... Read more

  • it's sunday

    7/6/2014 3:33:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great start to my day. then i had to quickly change my plans and my stomach decided it was not settling down after lunch. so i had to quickly find a washroom and make sure my stomach was okay. it is alright now. i do not know what i had that caused such a reaction. nothing different and i to... Read more

  • Not Gonna Have That Awesome Summer Bod, But Am Having a Great Summer!

    7/6/2014 1:04:38 PM, by MARIAJESTRADA

    This summer I have been really active, even though I am not getting to the gym as often as I would like. Even so, I gained weight, which may be because we have been traveling a lot and I need to eat less refined carbs, now that I'm eating fully vegetarian. (Yes, I eat my freggies.) However,... Read more

  • Tennis Not A Date

    7/6/2014 12:27:00 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    The tennis last night went great. We had some good laughs. We hit balls for 1-1/2hr. This was his 1st time playing. I also went to the gym yesterday. I did ST while I waited to collect DS. I still had a half hour to kill so I used it to walk at a track nearby. I had to deal with a situation at work ... Read more

  • Juicer Alert. Calling all juice fasters.

    7/6/2014 5:52:24 AM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    If your a juicing lover and need help with juicing I found a great site. It's called Juicing radio. It's packed full of long talks, people who have transformed, etc. I am still exploring the site, but I tho... Read more

  • Bring Sally Up - Squats

    7/5/2014 8:28:31 PM, by SHE-LION

    My firstborn came home from Pensacola, FL for the weekend. He went to You Tube to show me this squat challenge. Not only was the music kicking, but he, his brother and I did this. I petered out after a minute. Fascinated, I am determined to do this three times a week. After my thirty-min... Read more

  • How WE MAKE YOU buy our foods

    7/5/2014 2:38:49 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    Below is a link on how food marketers get you convinced and hooked into purchasing their foods. It's a very short video 7 minutes. www.collective-evolution
    ood-you-eat/ ... Read more

  • Date Night

    7/5/2014 12:31:53 PM, by SWEETNEEY

    It's a scorcher and it's only just begun. A wonderful thing has happened recently. A guy I used to work with called me and we went for lunch. But more recently, we've been going bike riding and tonight we are going to play tennis. After we went for lunch, he invited me for a lunch again and I... Read more

  • it's saturday

    7/5/2014 9:44:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    another sunny day here today! woo hoo! have not yet decided on plans for the day. i will decide as i go. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Stray vacation Friday thoughts

    7/4/2014 8:57:50 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm watching the "judge" shows like I always do when I'm home on weekdays. Every time I do, at least one woman sues an ex-boyfriend saying, "I was attracted to his bad-boy persona." She then sues him for bilking her of money and possibly even physically abusing her. Ladies, please pay careful attent... Read more