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  • Food Review: thinkThin Crunch Bars

    10/21/2014 12:02:14 AM, by PURPLEPEONY

    ***Let me preface this review with a disclaimer. I am not compensated for this review & all items were purchased with my own money. All opinions are my own. Things that I think are delicious you may dislike. I started these food reviews because so many people asked me for new snack ideas while they ... Read more

  • 2014, Day 293 (10/20)

    10/20/2014 7:57:09 PM, by LIZSPRINGSTEEN

    90 minutes on my recumbent bike, 10 minutes core ST, 10 minutes upper body ST, and 15 minutes lower body ST, plus 46 minutes walking...ate well and drank a gallon of water again.... Sore elbows from core exercises (this even happens when I use my fitness mat): Read more

  • Day 55 - Countdown to Vacation

    10/20/2014 5:07:28 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    A bit sad today after gaining 2 pounds on trip to visit son's family. We ate out every day, usually twice each day. Had some amazing meals and did a lot of walking. But, walking did not counter all those calories and carbs. Today I'm getting back on track and hoping some of the weight is not act... Read more

  • Losing Weight Slooooooooowly

    10/20/2014 5:00:04 PM, by DEWILL2

    I did my weekly weigh in and I dropped 1/2 a pound. I gained a pound last week and now at 7 weeks in my total weight loss is only 5.3 lbs. Well I am happy to report I am overjoyed with my 1/2 lb weight loss because I ate out twice while visiting a friend last week. In addition, I have lost an inc... Read more

  • Monday

    10/20/2014 4:34:34 PM, by COOP9002

    Today feels like a stranger than usual Monday. Trying to get a few things done after a meeting this morning in Moberly. We are seeking to enlist someone for our campus ministry at a local community college. Time to get back at it. Blessings... Read more

  • Gained back my weight but not frustrated and NEVER giving up!

    10/20/2014 4:26:03 PM, by KINGDOMBOUND317

    I did a weigh in this morning and I weigh what I did when I started 185! Previously I lost 7 pounds (178) and was excited about the progress, but today the scale says 185, but I am just as focused today as I was 7 pounds ago! TRUST me!! I am not messed up about ... Read more

  • Really strange day

    10/20/2014 12:44:19 PM, by STUDLEEJOE

    I went to work today as usual. When I pulled up my schedule it showed I was off today. I went over to the com desk and asked them. I was told they showed the same thing. I will have to work on Thursday, which is my normal day off. My schedule also shows the rest of the week, I am working from 8:30... Read more

  • The Power Pose!

    10/20/2014 11:49:52 AM, by BEESTILLANDKNOW

    Fine, I'll admit it. I have a Wonder Woman apron. And not only do I have a Wonder Woman apron, but every single time I wear it (which is often!) I will put it on and go through the house to find my husband and put on m... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 10/20/2014

    10/20/2014 11:48:30 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    2 Timothy 3:16 New International Version All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness. King James Version All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    10/20/2014 11:07:10 AM, by JLAMING263

    As we look to Jesus as our Exemplar and as we follow in His footsteps, we can return safely to our Heavenly Father.
    the-path-of-thy-feet?lang=eng... Read more

  • Verse of the Day

    10/20/2014 10:50:33 AM, by JESS0107

    Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. Psalm 51:12 NIV... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote for Today, 10/20/14 ~ Procrastination

    10/20/2014 10:44:49 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    "I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work." - Pearl S. Buck ... Read more

  • Tackling Today

    10/20/2014 6:45:32 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Must get in the mindset: ready to tackle the day! I've got so much I want to get done today, but I'm going to have to be on the go all day! I want to do this, I want to be up and going more, I want to get this stuff done, and I don't want to be lazy! Yesterday I let myself be lazy for a while becaus... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, October 20, 2014

    10/20/2014 6:34:46 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 20, 2014 PROTECTION If we were open up and share with each other our deepest burdens or secrets, we would better understand each other. Sharing with one another helps us grow stronger together and allows us to pray for one another. Many times we don’t want to share with others what trou... Read more


    10/20/2014 6:30:41 AM, by RSSSLHB

    Rejoice the soul of Thy servent: for unto Thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. Psalm 86:4 {{KJVB}... Read more

  • Micah 2 I will preach to you of wine and strong drink

    10/20/2014 4:12:52 AM, by N_SPECT_R

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  • Special Blessings-October 20, 2014

    10/20/2014 12:48:01 AM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. After a two month medical absence, my doctor has finally given me the okay to be on the computer for a short time every day. I hope the time limit will increase within a short period of time. 2. I am doing very well from my surgery. I... Read more

  • Pumpkin

    10/19/2014 11:30:09 PM, by DEWILL2

    Spent the day watching football and finding things to do with a pumpkin I bought. This was my first attempt at preparing a pumpkin. I pulled the seeds out, seasoned them with sea salt, onion powder, kelp, and paprika and roasted them in the oven. Read more

  • 2014, Day 292 (10/19)

    10/19/2014 8:50:33 PM, by LIZSPRINGSTEEN

    2.5 hours on the recumbent bike, 10 total minutes lower body strength training, 10 total minutes core strength training, and 10 total minutes upper body strength training; ate well and drank a gallon of water again. This week's homeschooling stuff is already printed out so I was prepping for ... Read more

  • Getting myself back together

    10/19/2014 5:37:43 PM, by TERRY0217

    As you all know, I've had a rough time of things lately...lost a part time job..hours decreased in my full time daughter had surgery...whew! daughters surgery went fine...I stayed with her a few days. and, took her out for awhile on Friday...I'm taking a drug test tomorrow for a... Read more


    10/19/2014 4:38:04 PM, by MISSM66

    You Can Be Whatever You Want To Be! by: Donna Levine There is inside you All of the potential To be whatever you want to be; All of the energy To do whatever you want to do. Imagine yourself as you would like to be, Doing what you want to do, And each day, take one step ... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/19/2014 3:57:33 PM, by COOP9002

    we had a great morning at FBCC. Our church family hosted a dinner to honor the staff, following a great morning of worship. now it's time to get a few things done before our monthly business meeting followed by hoops (if the meeting doesn't go too long). Blessings... Read more

  • Evaluate Your Life Day

    10/19/2014 3:40:03 PM, by BEESTILLANDKNOW

    Noticed this on a new group I have joined and I've decided to make it my first blog post. I have a good life. I have a loving husband, a healthy grown daughter, a roof over my head and food in my tummy (too much, most days, lol) and a job and an extended family who loves me. I find, though, t... Read more

  • Ok enough of that

    10/19/2014 3:36:24 PM, by STUDLEEJOE

    I am doing a new start. I have set a goal of walking 15 miles per week. Staying within all my goals on my calories, fats and carbs. Spending more time on my genealogy.... Read more

  • Our Campout

    10/19/2014 8:25:07 AM, by JENNBECK831

    Yesterday was fun! I stayed active - more active than I've been since our beach vacation last month, and possibly more active than I was then. Even though I skipped a formal morning walk, I was truly walking everywhere around the camp - by day's end, I logged more than 16,000 steps! I felt bad fo... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, October 19, 2014

    10/19/2014 7:39:49 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 19, 2014 WHAT BELIEVERS DO When the first churches emerged and the first believers got together, they did what God called them to do. They did it because they wanted to do it. They did it because of the love and devotion they had for God. They didn’t stay home because they felt bad. The... Read more

  • 10/19/14

    10/19/2014 6:40:47 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Spent yesterday at Hobby Lobby with my MIL. She is learning to make wreaths and invited me to go with her. So we spent a good 4 hours together, maybe 5. And she talked the whole time Normally we will talk a little bit and then sit in uncomfortable silence, I'll try to restart the conve... Read more


    10/19/2014 5:55:47 AM, by RSSSLHB

    O LORD of Hosts, blessed {is} the man that trusteth in Thee. Psalm 84:12 {{KJVB}}... Read more

  • Genesis 45 An emotional reunion

    10/19/2014 5:02:32 AM, by N_SPECT_R

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    10/19/2014 12:07:36 AM, by GEMINICHIK

    “Yesterday is a cancelled check. Tomorrow is a promissory note. Today is the only cash you have, so spend it wisely.” ~Kim Lyons. "When there is a hill to climb, don’t think that waiting will make it smaller.” ~Author Unknown "If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep put... Read more

  • 2014, Day 291 (10/18)

    10/18/2014 10:03:51 PM, by LIZSPRINGSTEEN

    3 hours on my recumbent bike today plus 18 minutes walking (that's all I tracked, though I walked more cuz of grocery shopping/etc...) day for ST...ate mostly well and drank over a gallon of water. Had a good day! Got a new winter coat and a hat for under my special hats with paws (a cheet... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/18/2014 2:40:55 PM, by COOP9002

    i was able to get out for a run after breakfast this morning. spending the afternoon with our youngest daughter since my wife is helping with a wedding dinner. the woman she is helping is one of her coworkers who does a little catering on the side. Hope your Saturday is going well.... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    10/18/2014 11:52:43 AM, by JLAMING263

    Trust in the saving power of Jesus Christ; keep His laws and commandments. In other words—live the gospel joyful.
    the-gospel-joyful?lang=eng... Read more

  • Satruday's musings

    10/18/2014 9:20:26 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I've not worked out all week. I know I said this before. But it irks me. So starting back with working out tomorrow and will work out Sun-Thurs and try to work out on Sat., but I usually let DH sleep in that day. I notice that I don't get up and do as much stuff on the days that I don't work out. I... Read more

  • I Ran the Distance

    10/18/2014 8:08:13 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    I ran 3.11 miles today in preparation for my 5K in one week. I just had to see if the legs had it in them, and they did. My time was 34:20, and I burned 435 calories. Whew! I have an ESL Supplemental certification test on Monday morning, so I think I'll save my next training run for Tuesday mornin... Read more

  • The Great Outdoors

    10/18/2014 7:44:11 AM, by JENNBECK831

    It's a beautiful weekend for camping! We set up our tent yesterday and helped others get situated as well. Even though I somehow missed my walk yesterday. I ended up with more than 14k steps. I imagine today will be similar. We enjoyed last night's campfire, complete with 4 flag retirements, s'... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, October 18, 2014

    10/18/2014 7:20:46 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 18, 2014 DEVOTED TO BEING AN EXAMPLE When we are devoted to live like Jesus did, we will be an example for others to follow. Being devoted to learning about His life and what He did will help us to be a better example to others. If we want to be devoted to Christ and follow Him, we need... Read more


    10/18/2014 6:03:49 AM, by RSSSLHB

    Blessed {are}they that dwell in thehouse: they will be still praising Thee. Psalm 84:4 {{KJVB}}... Read more

  • Genesis 44 Joseph tests his brothers

    10/18/2014 5:54:58 AM, by N_SPECT_R

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  • Thankful

    10/17/2014 10:22:50 PM, by DEWILL2

    I am so thankful for Sparkpeople. There are days when I don't want to exercise or eat properly. I just want to kick back and relax. But thanks to the goal settings, the streaks, and trying to climb the levels on Sparkpeople, I am motivated to do what has to be done. In addition, though my weigh... Read more

  • 2014, Day 290 (10/17)

    10/17/2014 7:21:47 PM, by LIZSPRINGSTEEN

    97 minutes walking, 90 minutes on my recumbent bike, 10 minutes lower body ST, 10 minutes upper body ST, and 10 minutes core ST; ate well and drank a gallon of water again. Flex Friday pic: ... Read more

  • Not Always Nice

    10/17/2014 1:56:21 PM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    I'm about to share something that isn't so nice about myself. I have a coworker that I really don't like. There are a number of reasons, but it boils down to the fact that she annoys me, she's loud and rude, and she says she... Read more

  • Friday

    10/17/2014 12:53:01 PM, by COOP9002

    i was able to get a nice long run in this morning. it's a rather relaxing day with Olivia at school. hope to spend some time with her and my wife this weekend. however, Debbie is going to be helping out with a wedding on Saturday, so Olivia and i will be spending the day together. hopefully, i can ... Read more

  • Regrets, I've had a Few...

    10/17/2014 11:56:59 AM, by JNADALY

    I often hear people say, “I have no regrets,” when looking back over their lives. I really envy them. I have so many. Intellectually, I understand that having regrets is, for the most part, a colossal waste of time and energy. We cannot undo the past. I get that…. Sort of. I just so wish I cou... Read more

  • They Don't Make Them Like That Anymore

    10/17/2014 11:39:52 AM, by MISSPEACHES3

    In a couple of hours I will be leaving with my 88year old uncle to go to a funeral. My second cousin (91 years old) has passed away. {She was my Grandmother's Sister's Daughter}. I am not so much sad as I am disappointed that she won't be around anymore. She came from an era and in a time that ... Read more

  • Bummed

    10/17/2014 11:33:47 AM, by JOE_ANNE2

    So just because I was getting ready to start training, I hurt my leg. Some how I sprained my knee and am supposed to be off of it for at least 2 weeks. Not only that but my scale is way off (like 10lbs. )due to swelling. I'm just feel defeated ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    10/17/2014 11:01:54 AM, by JLAMING263

    "As [our children's] prime gospel teachers, we can teach them the power and reality of the Atonement—of their identity and divine destiny—and in so doing give them a rock foundation upon which to build. When all is said and done, the home is the ideal forum for teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ." ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote for Today, 10/17/14 ~ Now

    10/17/2014 10:50:02 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    Now is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream. You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating. ~Barbara Sher ... Read more

  • Verse of the Day

    10/17/2014 8:55:08 AM, by JESS0107

    The Lord confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them. My eyes are ever on the Lord, for only he will release my feet from the snare. Psalm 25:14-15 NIV... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, October 17, 2014

    10/17/2014 7:13:51 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 17, 2014 WRONG DEVOTION There are time when we are devoted to the wrong things. We get on the wrong path. We seek the wrong things. We work really hard trying to do something that is really not necessary. We may succeed in doing it but it doesn’t further us along as believers and doesn’... Read more

  • Friday and Juice Plus

    10/17/2014 6:53:06 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    My mammogram results were pretty good. Two very small cysts were found and both look like nothing to worry about. My doctor is going to send me to a specialist 'just in case'. She wants a closer look taken at one of the cysts. I'll be going on the 28th, and we'll see what they say then. But still a ... Read more


    10/17/2014 6:42:05 AM, by CIERAPOET

    Happy Friday my dear Sparkler's Coming at you a little differently today. First, I must apologize to all of you who came by last Friday. I'm using my cell and I'm not able to properly thank you with a goodie. I will but so very much for your patience. ... Read more

  • Friday - "55" and the Sworkit App

    10/17/2014 6:24:53 AM, by JENNBECK831

    I woke up before my husband's alarm this morning. When he got up, so did I. I headed downstairs and snuck my strength training workout in before he made it downstairs. Alongside the "55" workout, I used the Sworkit app on my phone to squeeze in 30 seconds of core exercises in ... Read more


    10/17/2014 6:15:57 AM, by RSSSLHB

    For the LORD God {is} a sun and shie: the LORD will gaiv grace and glory: no good {thing} will He wi... Read more

  • Micah 1 The people will follow their leaders, for good or bad.

    10/17/2014 4:57:58 AM, by N_SPECT_R

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  • Today's 55 workout

    10/16/2014 7:22:40 PM, by JENNBECK831

    After a short warmup walk, I grabbed my resistance bands, headed outside to my driveway, and did the 55 workout with 5 sets of exercises: step-ups / wall pushups (the required ones) lunges / shoulder presses squats / triceps extensions skater squats / bent over rows sing leg calf raises... Read more

  • 2014, Day 289 (10/16)

    10/16/2014 7:16:45 PM, by LIZSPRINGSTEEN

    90 minutes on my recumbent bike, 101 total minutes walking, 10 total minutes lower body strength training, 10 total minutes upper body strength training, and 10 total minutes core strength training; ate well and drank a gallon of water again. Not feeling well since I have had a sinus headache for o... Read more

  • Breast Cancer ... CHANGES ARE THE KEY

    10/16/2014 7:10:02 PM, by GEMINICHIK

    I came across these few tips: A healthy lifestyle can protect your breasts. Have regular breast exams & mammograms Exercise Maintain a healthy weight Drink less alcohol Eat cruciferous vegetables like broccoli & kale Know your family history God bless you ... Read more


    10/16/2014 1:50:17 PM, by ADIRONDACKMOM

    As I look out my dining room window, across our property at the changing fall season quickly moving into the gloom of the upcoming winter...... I dream of the promises in the Scriptures. God's Promises, that are laid out so clearly in Revelations 21:4, AND GOD SHALL WIPE AWAY ALL TEARS FROM THEIR... Read more

  • Day 59 of Vacation Countdown

    10/16/2014 1:35:28 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    It may be 59 days until our tropical get away in December, but in an hour or so we leave to pick up our 10 year old grandson to board a plane for a fun long weekend getaway. I am so excited to have his all to ourselves - no fighting with his big brother or little sister. No getting lost in the mid... Read more

  • Thursday...Feeling Free...Feeling Friday!!!

    10/16/2014 12:09:50 PM, by SONYALATRECE

    I'm ready for the weekend. Gonna appoint myself to a brief getaway in a nearby place with a small drive. Hmmm...meditating on this and planning to stay at a place with a gym. 'Gotta keep going!!! ... Read more

  • 29 Years for this one

    10/16/2014 11:35:47 AM, by COOP9002

    i realize that other fanbases have experienced a significant amount of success, but as someone who was born in Kansas City, MO and grew up around the area, I can honestly say that this is one of the few things that cannot unite people from Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa. Seeing a new gener... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    10/16/2014 11:22:24 AM, by JLAMING263

    In order to assist the Savior, we have to work together in unity and in harmony. Everyone, every position, and every calling is important.
    in-unity?lang=eng... Read more

  • Verse of the Day

    10/16/2014 10:30:32 AM, by JESS0107

    May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer. Psalm 19:14 NIV... Read more

  • Are You PreDiabetic ?

    10/16/2014 9:31:03 AM, by GREEN-EYED-LADY

    Did you know you can REVERSE Prediabetes and PREVENT Type 2 Diabetes ? First of all - What is Prediabetes ? Prediabetes is a health condition that results when you have too much glucose, or sugar, in your blood, (but it is not yet high enough to be ... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote for Today, 10/16/14 ~ Celebrate

    10/16/2014 9:27:59 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    If one measures success by the completion of the larger picture, often times the pictures will look bleak. By celebrating small successes along the way, we’re creating a wave of constant positivity that will keep attitudes strong and give the impression of daily wins. ~ Ivana Pejakovic <... Read more

  • Beautiful Day

    10/16/2014 7:58:52 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Had a great day yesterday! I was able to go out to lunch by myself and journal and write out what we'd gone over in therapy. Then I went and visited with the Aunt and we had an okay time too. Then off to get my mammogram, that ended up taking longer because they decided to do an ultrasound and had t... Read more

  • Making Progress - Second Run of the Week

    10/16/2014 7:30:56 AM, by BDJOHNSON

    I ran 2.73 miles in 31:38 and burned 374 calories for my efforts. It felt good even though I'd been up a little bit later than I expected. My race is in nine days, and I pick up my packet on Saturday. Woo-hoo!!! ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, October 16, 2014

    10/16/2014 7:01:19 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 16, 2014 DEVOTEDLY GIVING Many of us want to give but don’t. We think about giving but we hesitate. We plan to give but things come up. When we make giving a priority, we are devoting ourselves to God. We are devoting ourselves to be obedient to Him. We are devoting ourselves to putting... Read more


    10/16/2014 6:03:04 AM, by RSSSLHB

    Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of Thine anointed. Psalm 84:9 {{KJV B}}... Read more

  • one good thing

    10/16/2014 5:55:59 AM, by MREE777

    about having oral surgery: you eat less! I am restricted to cool, soft foods. My total intake yesterday was 1 cup yogurt, 2 chocolate pudding cups, 1 child sized Wendy's frosty. The pain is controllable, the swelling has gone down--Praise God!--but the bleeding continues and the doctor said it... Read more

  • Jonah 4 Anger at someone else's fortune

    10/16/2014 4:24:01 AM, by N_SPECT_R

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  • A Good Day

    10/15/2014 11:01:40 PM, by TERRI1458

    I did all I could do today and it was a good day. I tracked my food and exercised. Came home and ate more than I should have but I ate the right foods so I am happy about that.... Read more

  • 2014, Day 288 (10/15)

    10/15/2014 9:32:11 PM, by LIZSPRINGSTEEN

    103 minutes walking, 90 minutes on my recumbent bike, 10 minutes lower body strength training and 10 minutes upper body strength training. Ate well and drank a gallon of water again. French braided my hair for the first time in years while I was on my recumbent bike. Read more

  • Children see right thru us

    10/15/2014 7:13:30 PM, by TINKFAN2

    I started seeing a nutrionist awhile back. I wanted to be intentional with what I am eating. I was sharing this at dinner after my first appointment. My youngest told me I was inspiring her to do better. . We have made changes over time prior to this, but when I am intentional, I... Read more

  • Thank you :)

    10/15/2014 5:10:27 PM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    To all of you who take the time to read and comment on my blog posts, thank you!!! I wish I had the time to visit every one of your Sparkpages and leave a comment, but I don't. I appreciate you and your kind comments more than... Read more

  • Adventurous day

    10/15/2014 4:06:32 PM, by JENNBECK831

    This morning, I got up and weighed in. The scales showed a 1 lb. decrease from last week - not as much as I had hoped, but definitely an improvement. Bingo is out, 55 is in. 55 step ups and wall pushups, that is. I warmed up with a couple times up and down the street (1 mile total), and then... Read more

  • Need to have a new outlook

    10/15/2014 3:18:11 PM, by STUDLEEJOE

    I am really not doing very well in my healthy lifestyle. I just don't seem to care if I do anything or not. ... Read more

  • Update

    10/15/2014 1:37:23 PM, by MREE777

    The dentist called this morning to see how I was doing. When I told him the swelling, although still bad, was down a lot, he asked me to come in. Result: the dentist was able to do the work right there! I did NOT have to go to the surgeon! I do have to go back tomorrow so that the dentist ca... Read more

  • Wednesday

    10/15/2014 12:50:24 PM, by COOP9002

    This morning has just been a little crazy. trying to get some things done and ready for tonight. Hope your Wednesday is going well.... Read more

  • I woke up a GROUCH...

    10/15/2014 11:53:37 AM, by JLAMING263

    Everything is annoying me... I slept hot and poorly, I have a bothersome cough my computer is slow and acting up, My internet quit this morning and although it is back on now, it is slow, I had to wait over an hour while I did a full virus scan, I am now tired and did not walk, thus upsetting m... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote for Today, 10/15/14 ~ Joy

    10/15/2014 10:00:26 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day. today, and I'm going to be happy in it. ~ Groucho Marx Read more

  • Verse of the Day

    10/15/2014 9:41:51 AM, by JESS0107

    “How great you are, Sovereign Lord! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears. 2 Samuel 7:22 NIV... Read more

  • Sugery today

    10/15/2014 9:14:53 AM, by MREE777

    Yesterday I woke up and my face was swollen. I looked like I had swallowed a baseball. I called in sick and my boss insisted that I go to her dentist. She could not help me. I went back to the dentist who wanted to pull teeth, but he could not help me. He scheduled me for oral surgery tod... Read more

  • A day out for me

    10/15/2014 8:02:20 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Had a great visit with my friend, she is so quirky, I just love her. Had a good visit with my other friend, my husband's Aunt. She is not doing so well. She's kinda the black sheep of the family. She's also very quirky, but the family treats her... well, like an outcast. She can be hard to get a lon... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    10/15/2014 6:13:00 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 15, 2014 THOSE WHO ARE DEVOTED So many times we look over the needs of others because of the things we, ourselves, are dealing with. So many times we think those who are devoted to God seem to have no problems. However, they do. We need to spend time with those who are devoted to God an... Read more


    10/15/2014 4:27:22 AM, by RSSSLHB

    Blessed {is} the man whose senght {is} in Thee; in whose heart {are} the way of them. Psalm 84:5 {{... Read more

  • Jonah 3 The repentant city

    10/15/2014 4:02:42 AM, by N_SPECT_R

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  • First Cheat Day

    10/15/2014 12:00:09 AM, by DEWILL2

    I ate crabs, scallops, muscles, corn, and red potatoes. No butter. It was very good but I can wait another month to have something like this again.... Read more

  • Challenging day for exercise

    10/14/2014 8:44:33 PM, by JENNBECK831

    I usually squeeze in the bulk of my exercise in the morning before the kids are up. Today, the tornado siren went off before 6AM, so everyone was up before my workout would normally begin. Most of the kids opted to go ahead and eat and get started on their schoolwork early. So much for a qu... Read more

  • 2014, Day 287 (10/14)

    10/14/2014 7:40:04 PM, by LIZSPRINGSTEEN

    47 minutes walking, 90 minutes on my recumbent bike while getting 5 total minutes each of alternating dumbbell biceps curls, dumbbell triceps kick backs (seated cuz I was biking), seated dumbbell shoulder presses, and seated dumbbell triceps extensions, 10 minutes lower body strength training and 10... Read more

  • Day 61 - Countdown to Vacation

    10/14/2014 7:35:28 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I walked for quite a long time today as I hunted for gifts for granddaughters and then once home I had to walk back down to find a lightweight travel purse for a short trip this week and a rain coat for grandson we are taking with us to Seattle to help him celebrate his 10th birthday with one of his... Read more

  • A lot of work to make this coffee cake - but it was worth it !

    10/14/2014 6:43:49 PM, by GREEN-EYED-LADY

    In the latest issue of Prevention Magazine they had several desserts that incorporated veggies in the recipe. I decided t try one: the Squash and Apple Coffee Cake. I changed the recipe a little. It is REALLY DELICIOUS ! ... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    10/14/2014 10:40:06 AM, by JLAMING263

    We must stop concentrating on our differences and look for what we have in common.
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  • tuesday morning

    10/14/2014 10:35:30 AM, by COOP9002

    hope your Tuesday is going well. it's a wet and yucky day here in mid-Mo. Hopefully, the rain will ease up later today so the Royals and Orioles can get a ball game in this evening. Enjoy your tuesday.... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote for Today, 10/14/14 ~ Decisions

    10/14/2014 10:32:33 AM, by DAISYBELLEKIA

    It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are. ~Roy Disney <... Read more

  • Verse of the Day

    10/14/2014 10:19:39 AM, by JESS0107

    Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. Romans 12:2 NIV... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 10/14/2014

    10/14/2014 9:48:23 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Psalm 19:14 New International Version May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer. King James Version Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my red... Read more

  • Tuesday's Musings

    10/14/2014 8:58:01 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Reading this book called The Best Yes with my small group at church, there is also a SP team for it that I'm a part of. I'm loving this book. I didn't think it was for me, till I started reading it. One of my favorite excerpts so far is: "Never despise the mundane. Embrace it. Unwrap it like a gi... Read more

  • I've got a date!

    10/14/2014 7:43:23 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    I signed ANOTHER contract, this one includes the $2,000 credit. Closing date is 10/29/14! Praise God!... Read more