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  • Encouragement!!

    11/29/2015 10:43:32 PM, by LOSE4LIFE47

    My Pastor encouraged me this morning to the point I know I HAVE to re-commit myself to get healthy. He said we HAVE to want it!! I know now for the first time I WANT to get healthy & lose this unwanted weight. But having a healthy lifestyle comes first. 521 381... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    11/26/2015 9:34:44 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving Day. We had a lovely time at my DM's house. Now I am relaxing at home and Sparking. ... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Wed.

    11/25/2015 5:51:51 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Why English Is Tough. Twenty-one reasons why English is hard to learn. 1. The bandage was wound around the wound. 2. The farm was used to produce produce. 3. The dump was so full it had to refuse more refuse. 4. We must polish the Polish furniture. 5. He could lead if ... Read more

  • With all of your heart, mind, soul & body

    11/24/2015 7:45:09 PM, by BBLESSED32

    Balance is at the core of everything. If you are not giving it every part of you, you aren't really giving. As a Christian I am told by Christ to love the Lord my God with all of my heart, mind, soul and body. Focusing on any one area will only leave me unbalanced and fustrated. I believe a good s... Read more

  • Smile For Today---TUES.

    11/24/2015 5:09:38 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Joe was a single guy living at home with his father and working in the family business. When he found out he was going to inherit a fortune when his sick father died, he decided he needed a wife with whom to share his fortune. One evening at an investment seminar he spotted the most beautiful ... Read more

  • What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate

    11/24/2015 7:02:37 AM, by DGFOWLER

    This blog was written by: Mary "Motivator" Rau-Foster This quotation is from an old Paul Newman movie entitled, "Cool Hand Luke." I don't remember much about the movie, but I do remember that one line. This quote can also apply to the following scenarios. Mark and Emily agreed to mee... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Mon.

    11/23/2015 7:10:06 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A girl was given a tea set for her second birthday. It became one of he favorite toys, and when her mother went away for a few weeks to care for her sick aunt, the toddler loved to take her father a little cup of tea, which was just water really, while he was engrossed watching the news on TV. He... Read more

  • 56 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

    11/22/2015 9:00:44 AM, by DGFOWLER

    You can read the full article here: 56 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science
    science/ss-BBngnJK The best weight loss tips of all time: Losing weight is hard. Losing weight and then... Read more

  • Come out of hiding

    11/21/2015 1:50:45 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    So, yeah, that video yesterday -- I'm not sure what happened -- it only plays 45 seconds. I had a couple of minutes recorded. I'm wondering if the file size was just too big for uploading (we have a really small internet provider and we only have DSL) Anyway, my point was that God has been t... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Fri.

    11/20/2015 8:19:18 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A guy named Pete gets a job as a switchman with the railroad, and undergoes weeks of training. The supervisor then takes him into the switch booth to test his readiness. The following exchange takes place: Supervisor: "Imagine you were sitting here alone and you learned there was a train comi... Read more

  • Hello

    11/20/2015 4:08:16 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    2 So I guess I"m not allowed to talk about God or faith or something because it managed to delete 2.5 minutes of my 3 min video. ... Read more

  • I Fell But I Got Back Up

    11/20/2015 9:11:03 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Yesterday coming out of Wal-Mart I fell. Not only did I fall on both knees but smashed both wrists into the pavement. The right side got the blunt of the fall which is also not only my writing hand but the knee that was replaced. I'm bruised, battered and sore but guess what? I can walk an... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Wed.

    11/18/2015 6:58:11 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A man receives a call from his Credit Card Company, “Sir, we have detected an unusual pattern of spending on your card, and we are calling to see if everything is alright.” “Yes,” replied the man. “My card was stolen over a month ago.” “Why didn’t you report your card as stolen?” asked t... Read more

  • When You Want Something Badly Enough

    11/18/2015 5:55:15 AM, by DGFOWLER

    When You Want Something Badly Enough you will figure out a way to get it. There may be times in our lives when we really want or need something. It is during those times that we are challenged to be our most creative. The keys to creativity are desire and persistence. The Crow and the Pit... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Mon.

    11/16/2015 7:03:30 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Questions to Ponder 1. If you shouldn't drink and drive, why do you need a driver's license to buy liquor, and why do bars have parking lots? 2. If you got into a taxi and he started driving backwards, would the driver end up owing you money? 3. If you spend your day doing nothing, how d... Read more

  • Today Is...

    11/16/2015 5:19:15 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    ....three months that my to has been deceased, so I am feeling so blah..... -------------------- Thank you for stopping by with love and encouraging words. I always feel better reading your comments. ... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Sun.

    11/15/2015 5:49:30 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    "They choose death, we choose life. They choose fear, we choose freedom" - John Avlon ... Read more

  • SparkGuy's Challenge - thinking about it

    11/15/2015 12:03:16 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    As I was reading the blog posts about SparkGuy's challenge (here's one post about it
    ?blog_id=6032197&comment_page=3 I realized that something was missing (for me, anyway). I thought maybe I had just missed it so I went back a... Read more

  • SparkGuy's Challenge

    11/15/2015 2:58:55 AM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    This is what happens at 3 AM when I can't sleep -- I'm up reading SparkBlogs... SparkGuy posted his clunky beta version of the First Official Ultimate SparkPeople Life Challenge. (read about some of it on his blog
    ?blog_id=6032197... Read more

  • Like riding a bicycle

    11/14/2015 10:33:23 PM, by BBLESSED32

    Whether related to our goals or spiritual walk .... I have never known anyone who woke up one day, said I am gonna learn how to ride, then jumped on and without a bump or wiggle, sported like a professional down the road....first try. We do have to fall to learn how to balance. There might be some... Read more

  • I'm Praying...

    11/14/2015 5:11:46 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    ...for Peace in Paris!!... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Sat.

    11/14/2015 4:52:47 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Pete and Larry had not seen each other in many years. Now they had a long talk trying to fill in the gap of those years by telling about their lives. Finally Pete invited Larry to visit him in his new apartment. "I got a wife and three kids and I'd love to have you visit us." "Great. Wher... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Thurs.

    11/12/2015 6:59:39 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A Swiss guy, looking for directions, pulls up at a bus stop where two Englishmen are waiting. "Entschuldigung, koennen Sie Deutsch sprechen?" he says. The two Englishmen just stare at him. "Excusez-moi, parlez vous Francais?" The two continue to stare. "Parlare Italiano?" No re... Read more

  • Happy Veterans Day!

    11/11/2015 5:25:56 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Thanks to all veterans for serving our country. God bless the USA.... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Tues.

    11/10/2015 3:31:50 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A lady went to the police station to file a report for her missing Husband. Lady: I lost my Husband. Inspector: What is his height? Lady: I never noticed. Inspector: Slim or healthy? Lady: Not slim can be healthy. Inspector: Colour of eyes? Lady: Never noticed. Inspector: Col... Read more

  • Plan Your Life, Then Adjust

    11/10/2015 5:59:15 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Article by: Mary "Motivator" Rau-Foster A man landed a job painting the yellow line down the center of the highway, by hand. After three days his foreman complained about the job he was doing. "Your first day out, you did great," he said. "You painted that line for three miles. Your secon... Read more

  • Why is it?

    11/9/2015 12:19:09 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    Why is it that when you get off-track with a bunch of stuff it feels REALLY overwhelming to get back into it? This cough thing is STILL hanging on but it's better than it was so I'm wanting to get back to doing what I was doing in several areas of my life -- exercise, eating properly, dec... Read more

  • Do You Need a "Fattitude" Adjustment?

    11/9/2015 6:45:21 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Do You Need a "Fattitude" Adjustment? Come on we probably all needs this if we are willing to admit it. We all compare ourselves to others. Why can't I lose weight like her? Why can't I look like that in that type of outfit. We've all done it. Comparing ourselves to someone else is a g... Read more

  • 10 Signs You're Getting in Your Own Way

    11/8/2015 9:46:16 AM, by DGFOWLER

    10 Signs You're Getting in Your Own Way By Natasha Burton
    n-way/#slide=1 Overview: At some point in our lives, we all feel a bit stuck, whether it’s in a relationship that doesn’t make us happy, at a job that doesn’t quite suit... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Sat.

    11/7/2015 7:14:59 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    W O R D S A husband read an article to his wife about how many words women use a day, 30,000 to a man's 15,000. The wife replied, "The reason has to be because we have to repeat everything to men." The husband then turned to his wife and asked, "What?" ********************** ... Read more

  • Today is Day Six of my New Challenge

    11/6/2015 6:58:22 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Today's challenge was to blog. So here I am letting it all hang out. 334 I can say one thing for sure. Getting reacquainted with SP and all it's fabulous features has given me renewed strength. Well that and fighting with a 419 in my house last night (what a great way to do cardio..... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    11/3/2015 6:44:43 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Happy Tuesday to everyone. Today is day three of my new challenge. Exercise is done and food has been tracked per the challenge. I'm beginning to feel like I am accomplishing something again, which is a great feeling. Today after work I have to pick up my meds and also get my picture t... Read more

  • Still coughing...and coughing

    11/2/2015 9:11:54 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    Lots of coughing going on here - if I didn't have to breathe it would be better. I don't know why hubby got away with only a couple of days of the cough -- he usually gets the worst of it. I haven't had any bad colds for a couple of years so I guess I was due. Feel totally wiped out - managed t... Read more

  • Beginning a new challenge

    11/2/2015 6:20:38 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Good morning everyone. I've been probably the best slacker here in the past several months. Yesterday November 1st I decided to sign up for a new challenge. It's called SparkPeople's New Member Challenge. I've been here a long time but I've lost sight of the reason I started in the first p... Read more