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  • Thank you for reminding me

    2/9/2016 11:12:25 AM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    46 I'm so frustrated (if you couldn't tell from yesterday's post) It always seems to be something. . But I guess that's life -- this 'balance' thing I keep hearing about (ie your life is supposed to be 'in balance') -- I guess I was taking that too literally -- it's a goal, but I don't thin... Read more

  • Habits: My Best Friend

    2/9/2016 5:59:00 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Article written by: Mary "Motivator" Rau-Foster Article can be found here:
    -my-best-friend/ Habits: My Best Friend Did you know that it normally takes about 30 days to break an old habit, or to begin a new one? In fact, most habits take much long... Read more

  • I've really messed up

    2/8/2016 11:51:33 AM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    Messed up my ankle...the one I broke last summer. I've been taking it easy for several months since I got the cast off. Over the past week I've started "walking with Leslie" again and gradually got up to the full mile workout, just walking, not doing all the other movements. And now my ... Read more

  • Growing older gracefully

    2/8/2016 8:09:09 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Good morning one and all. I have a birthday in a few days from now and I've been giving thought to it. I'll be 56. Though 56 isn't very old it puts me closer to 60 and I don't feel like I'm going to be that old either in only 4 more years and 3 days. Time has a way of healing us. It also gives ... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Sun.

    2/7/2016 7:24:58 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A couple are sitting in their living room, sipping wine. Out of the blue, the wife says, “I love you!” “Is that you or the wine talking?” asks the husband. “It’s me,” says the wife. “Talking to the wine.” ... Read more

  • How to set up exercise groups

    2/7/2016 9:22:07 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Today I'm just going to run through the steps of setting up exercise groups in your exercise section of SP. First thing is go to your home page and find the exercise button: Second is to click on that button and open up the exercise section: Now it's time to create a group... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Sat.

    2/6/2016 5:59:23 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    blonde woman was speeding down the road in her little red sports car and was pulled over by a woman police officer who was also blonde. The blonde cop asked to see her driver's license. She dug throught her handbag and was getting progressively more agitated. "What does it look like?" she finally... Read more

  • Saturday humor

    2/6/2016 5:58:11 AM, by DGFOWLER

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  • Smile For Today---Fri.

    2/5/2016 4:41:39 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A young couple got married and left on their honeymoon. When they got back, the bride immediately called her mother. "Well, how was the honeymoon?" asked the mother. "Oh, mama," she replied, "the honeymoon was wonderful! So romantic..." Suddenly she burst out crying. "But, mama,... Read more

  • one thing after another it seems

    2/5/2016 11:04:52 AM, by DADSBUTTERFLY

    Had another surgery on my sinuses on 1/12/16. Had a PICC line put in for IV antibiotics at home. Took those for 18 days, worked for 2 days, then had a severe reaction, with hives over my entire body. I didn't realized the reaction could wait until I was completely done with the medication. In the h... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Thurs.

    2/4/2016 4:56:10 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Barber: "And how old are you, little man?" Fred: "Eight." Barber: "And do you want a haircut?" Fred: "Well, I certainly didn't come in for a shave!" ***************** Thank you for reading and commenting on my blogs!! Keep Sparking!!!! Hugs. Karing about u,=;0 ... Read more

  • Adult bullies

    2/3/2016 9:42:54 PM, by BBLESSED32

    It's amazing how even among adults there are those who are bullies. It's enough to make your stomach queasy but if you keep your mind focused on the Lord of hosts then the battle seems far away. Some times it's an abusive spouse, a tyrant boss, a prejudice neighbor, a jealous friend or a over dema... Read more

  • Barbie’s Got a New Body

    2/3/2016 7:30:38 AM, by DGFOWLER

    You owned a Barbie? Me too! Today, 85 percent of American girls ages 3 to 10 currently own at least one Barbie. And I am so happy to see that Mattel has finally made some moves to recognize beautiful woman are not all 5 feet 9 inches and weigh 110 pounds. Based on a European call-girl cha... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Mon.

    2/1/2016 5:37:53 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Mother-In-Law A husband and wife had a fight. Wife called her mom: He fought with me again, I am coming to stay with you. Mom: No dear, he must pay for his mistake. I am coming to stay with you! ************ Thank you for reading and commenting on my blogs!! Keep Sparking!... Read more

  • Decide, Then Get Moving

    2/1/2016 4:33:59 PM, by DGFOWLER

    Decide, Then Get Moving! From time to time it is nice to have a few phrases that can reach out and touch you when you are bogged down with indecision or fear. When I feel like that, I will often go back through quotes that I have filed away looking for one that will speak to that part of me tha... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Sun.

    1/31/2016 7:33:35 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Billy Graham had just finished a tour of the Florida East Coast and was taking a limousine to the airport. Having never driven a limo, he asked the chauffeur if he could drive for a while. Well, the chauffeur didn't have much of a choice, so he got in the back of the limo a... Read more

  • January - looking back and looking ahead

    1/31/2016 11:57:32 AM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    (I posted this on a team and then thought it would be good to have it on my blog so I could find it again) January is over -- wow -- it seems like it only just started -- between Christmas holidays running until the 4th -- snowstorms that kept the roads closed for several days -- no internet fo... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Sat.

    1/30/2016 8:11:16 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A blonde driving a car became lost in a snowstorm. She didn't panic however, because she remembered what her dad had once told her. "If you ever get stuck in a snowstorm, just wait for a snow plow to come by and follow it." Sure enough, pretty soon a snow plow came by, and she started to follow it. ... Read more

  • 2016 goals -- A little late but

    1/30/2016 12:53:47 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    better than not at all Still working on exactly what I'll be tracking but these are my goals/plans for 2016 LOSE THE WEIGHT Lose 1 to 1 and a half pounds per week by exercising (TBA) and eating healthfully - need to get back to tracking my exercise and daily steps and tracking my food... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Thurs.

    1/28/2016 6:08:01 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A farmer named Clyde had a tractor accident. In court, the trucking company's fancy hot shot lawyer, was questioning Clyde. "Didn't you say, at the scene of the accident, 'I'm fine,'?" asked the lawyer. Clyde responded, "Well, I'll tell you what happened. I had just loaded my favorite cow, Bes... Read more

  • Smile For Wed.

    1/27/2016 10:19:20 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

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  • Smile For Today---TUES.

    1/26/2016 5:39:47 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A gynecologist had become so fed up with malpractice insurance and HMO paperwork he burned out. Hoping to try another career where skillful hands would be beneficial, he decided to become an auto mechanic. He went to the local technical college, signed up for classes, attended diligently, and ... Read more

  • 50 Ways to get started when you have lots of weight to lose

    1/26/2016 6:14:06 AM, by DGFOWLER

    50 Ways to get started when you have lots of weight to lose
    eight-to-lose/ss-BBoAXie#image=1 This is a great reminder for anyone who has weight to lose and wants to live a healthier life. ... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Mon.

    1/25/2016 5:57:08 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Praise the Lord An elderly lady was well-known for her faith and for her boldness in talking about it. She would stand on her front porch and shout "PRAISE THE LORD!" Next door to her lived an atheist who would get so angry at her proclamations he would shout, "There ain't no Lord!!" ... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Sat.

    1/23/2016 4:49:24 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A candidate for Congress from a certain Western state was never shy about telling the voters why they should send him to Washington. "I am a practical farmer," he said, boastfully, at one meeting. "I can plow, reap, milk cows, shoe a horse--in fact, I should like you to tell me one thing abou... Read more

  • A thank you to my Spark friends

    1/23/2016 6:58:53 AM, by DGFOWLER

    I wanted to thank all of my spark friends who have prayed for my brother David. He came home yesterday finally after almost a four week stent in the hospital after a heart attack. I have not been able to see him yet but I'm looking forward to our Sunday dinner at moms. Have a blessed ... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Fri.

    1/22/2016 4:03:45 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Smile of the day A rancher was minding his own business when an FBI agent came up up to him and said, "We got a tip that you may be growing illegal drugs on the premises. Do you mind if I take a look around?" The old rancher replied, "That's fine, you shouldn't go over there though." As he ... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Thurs.

    1/21/2016 2:10:22 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Bad Temper A woman goes to the Doctor, worried about her husband's temper. The Doctor asks: "What's the problem?" The woman says: "Doctor, I don't know what to do. Every day my husband seems to lose his temper for no reason. It scares me." The Doctor says: "I have a cure for ... Read more

  • Too much, too little

    1/20/2016 8:14:27 PM, by BBLESSED32

    Wow my head is spinning. There is way too much going on at once. Ever feel like you can't breath? I am confident that no matter what I can count on God's promise... I can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens me. My responsibility is to be a good steward of my time and wise in my decisions. O... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Mon.

    1/18/2016 5:20:32 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Following in my footsteps An acquaintance of mine who is a physician told this story about her then-four-year-old daughter. On the way to preschool, the doctor had left her stethoscope on the car seat, and her little girl picked it up and began playing with it. Be still, my heart, thoug... Read more

  • Is your life like a puzzle?

    1/18/2016 7:05:52 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Article by Mary "Motivator" Rau-Foster Awhile ago, my family and I spent hours putting together 750-piece puzzles, an activity that had long ago been put aside. I am not sure what sparked the desire to tackle this challenging project, but the insights that came from our attempts to piece tog... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Sun.

    1/17/2016 7:17:14 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Morning Run The drill sergeant making his morning announcements to a group of newcomers in a training camp, stated: "Today, gentlemen, I have some good news and some bad news. First, the good news Private Peters will be setting the pace on our morning run.” With this the platoon was overj... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Sat.

    1/16/2016 7:07:47 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A priest approached a small boy on the street and said: "Could you tell me where the Post Office is, please?" The boy gave him directions and the priest said: "Thank you. If you come to my sermon tonight, I will tell you how to get to Heaven." "I don't think so," said the boy. "You don't even ... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Thurs.

    1/14/2016 7:23:10 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A blonde returned home from work and was shocked to find her house ransacked and burglarized. She dialed 911 and the dispatcher promised to send the police to take a report. When the 911 operator broadcast the call, a K-9 unit in the area offered to respond. As the sun glassed K-9 officer approached... Read more

  • Manic Monday on a Thursday

    1/14/2016 6:04:53 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Good morning everyone. Quick update on my brother David. Since his heart attack on December 27th he is still in the hospital. He has had the following surgery procedures: 1.) Tube placed inside his gall bladder (Dec 29th) 2.) Heart Cath (Dec 31) 3.) Emergency surgery where they did... Read more

  • Smile For Today---Wed.

    1/13/2016 5:59:37 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    I was in a very busy Supermarket, and I said to this young lady. - 'I can't find my wife, can I talk to you for a few minutes?' She said, 'Sure you can, but how will that help?' I said, 'I'll bet you anything, she'll appear out of nowhere!' ... Read more

  • Mammogram Results...

    1/11/2016 7:05:02 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    I Had my mammogram today with good results. I CAN BREATHE AGAIN. After cancer in '09...TY, JESUS!!!! ********************** Thank you for reading and commenting on my blogs!! Hugs.... Read more