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  • Whata ya thunk 4/24/17

    4/24/2017 1:59:39 PM, by JVANAM

    Exercise is not a means to an end. It's a tool for beginning your best life.... Read more

  • Things I Like to Do More than Eating - Teaching the Dog to Run with the Bike

    4/23/2017 10:33:46 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This afternoon for the first time I had Royce learn to run on a leash beside my bike. We are in a very small quiet neighborhood so there was minimal traffic. She did very well and with more practice will be a superstar. This week in the 5% Challenge, we are monitoring our calcium intake. I lea... Read more

  • Another 5K in the Books

    4/23/2017 4:16:41 PM, by LOPEYP

    It's a beautiful 67 day in the neighborhood today. A good day to participate in a 5K!! Hubby and I completed our 4th 5K in our town today. It is in honor of a woman who was kind and cheery and was run down by an impaired driver one day while she was walking. I did not know her. Hubby ran... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/23/17

    4/23/2017 5:42:11 AM, by JVANAM

    If you can't pronounce it, you probably shouldn't be eating it.... Read more

  • Gods Day

    4/22/2017 11:30:55 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and send out love hugs... Read more

  • Maybe this will encourage you like it did me!

    4/22/2017 2:29:03 PM, by MRSGIXXER

    Life is hard! I don't say that as a complaint but more of an observation and really a realization. This is, to a degree, encouraging. I don't know about anyone else but I always felt like life was easier to navigate and the reason I may be having a difficult time with different situations was beca... Read more

  • Haven't posted in long time!

    4/22/2017 9:59:02 AM, by MISSLOIS

    Realized today that I haven't posted in a very long time. Life has been good, so so, bad, stressed, good, wonderful, all mixed up since last post. But today it is very very stressful! Have several family members going thru medical issues,including a daughter and grand daughter, son with both medical... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/22/17

    4/22/2017 9:56:18 AM, by JVANAM

    Virgil was right when he said, "The greatest wealth is health."... Read more

  • Finding Things I Like to Do More than Eating & Earth Day Walk

    4/22/2017 1:17:24 AM, by KALISWALKER

    This morning I joined 3 kindergarten classes for their nature walk. Later had a visit with my neighbor/friend, rounded up a few things for the church rummage sale tomorrow, then a dog walk to the duck pond. Tonight we went to a movie, Hidden Figures - great movie! It's helped having prepped fr... Read more

  • Lost hearing aid! I am frantic!

    4/21/2017 9:35:09 PM, by CTUPTON

    Yesterday I lost one hearing aid!!! 46 I went out shopping for an exercise top yesterday. I think I had both hearing aids in at that time. But.. this week a couple of days I actually forgot to wear them! So I am not positive about having them in the store. Our apartment was cleaned today... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/21/17

    4/21/2017 4:15:15 AM, by JVANAM

    Fit mind. Fit body. Fit soul.... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/20/17

    4/20/2017 1:42:46 AM, by JVANAM

    We stand on the shoulders of those who go before us.... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/19/17

    4/19/2017 4:32:24 PM, by JVANAM

    Nobody is perfect, and we don't have to be either.... Read more

  • I did not get my hyacinths this year! that is a bad sign for me.

    4/19/2017 7:28:19 AM, by CTUPTON

    I have been way too tired too many days. I ALWAYS get hyacinths for Easter. It does not feel like Easter to me till that fragrance is in the house. It is very hard to rouse myself to go driving. Many days I have not had a shower. A couple of health issues have been bothering me, itchy skin, it... Read more

  • I am a Good Girl with Bad Habits!

    4/18/2017 8:08:47 PM, by KALISWALKER

    How to pick myself and get going again? I need to assess where I am at this time, why I am here, and find my way forward. Since August 2015, I lived with the looming possible recurrence of breast cancer. I had periodic testing and many wait and see months, till it was it was found and diagnose... Read more

  • Is alcohol or another addiction making life troublesome? A great SP team to get support!

    4/18/2017 1:36:04 PM, by CTUPTON

    Friends In Recovery 173 Members "WELCOME! You are among friends. We offer support for anyone in recovery. When someone reaches out for help, this group will always be there. Together we celebrate health, growth, joy and sobriety! " This team is greatly needed source of support but .... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/18/17

    4/18/2017 3:54:34 AM, by JVANAM

    You get one shot at life. Grab it and take control of your destiny starting today!... Read more

  • Here I Go Again!

    4/17/2017 11:57:34 PM, by KALISWALKER

    My weight gain has been shooting up and it's seems impossible to change the trajectory. Before I lose weight, I need to tackle my first goal - stop gaining weight. Tonight I am mentally preparing for a successful tomorrow. Yep, sounds easy but it's the crazy hardest part of getting back on track. I ... Read more

  • To recap where we are now living.

    4/17/2017 10:06:37 PM, by CTUPTON

    It is a senior independent living apartment complex. About 100 apartments. Over 65 and at least one spouse has to be independent and able to care for the other spouse. (with or without paid aides) It is on the grounds of Brothers of Mercy and the brothers live in a huge house here. On the grou... Read more

  • Monet's Pond Video--relax!

    4/17/2017 7:34:22 PM, by CTUPTON
    8h4rs... Read more

  • I am proud of myself!

    4/17/2017 7:08:43 PM, by CTUPTON

    I ordered a little end table and I assembled it! Yeah! Of course this is not a hard job, but most times I don't have the energy to do it and/or other chores have piled up and make me crazy. Also my computer mouse is not working right. I found a video online to fix it. The wheel does not scrol... Read more

  • Notes from the universe, Mike Dooley, and channeling with Frank for over a year

    4/17/2017 12:14:36 PM, by CTUPTON

    Mike Dooley says: "For over a year, I've been corresponding with Frank, through channel Tracy Farquhar, whose civilization was once facing many of the same challenges we face, yet for changes made, they were catapulted to a place of incredible success and prosperity. " "... if you had the chanc... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/17/17

    4/17/2017 12:29:59 AM, by JVANAM

    You can override the voice in your head that says you "can't."... Read more

  • Someone I just met. Oh wow!

    4/16/2017 10:08:23 PM, by CTUPTON
    sonal.php I am very lucky to have this doctor to chat with! I have asked her for one of her books to read. I can't wait to start it. After this morning's brunch with her, I went poking around the internet. I could... Read more

  • Art that floored me at Whitney Museum. I only read about this.

    4/16/2017 2:02:29 PM, by CTUPTON
    inks-and-then-some/ From the above article. Now read the artists reason for the piece: "The piece focuses on how entire groups of people with a collective identity can turn abstract through ... Read more

  • My Shining Star

    4/16/2017 12:24:44 PM, by LASARRE

    JC won his qualifier and championship last week. He looked exquisite! I keep trying to post his win picture on here, but it isn't working. I posted it in my regular feed. How ironic that I did all this to be able to take in my riding suit and look good on him and I still can't show him :( I rode hi... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/16/17

    4/16/2017 2:25:40 AM, by JVANAM

    There are no quick fixes, but there's magic in moderation.... Read more

  • Emotional eating

    4/15/2017 1:42:15 PM, by SSMITH762

    I had hoped to get past emotional eating, but it's still something I struggle with. I've had an annoying couple of day. First, I loaned my car to my brother on Thursday and he got it into a wreck. And the rental companies are booked up due to a holiday, so I can't get the rental until Monday. I l... Read more

  • I am happy with...

    4/15/2017 11:59:24 AM, by CTUPTON

    chris... Read more

  • The only thing that has worked (a bit) for me is setting a timer.

    4/15/2017 11:49:18 AM, by CTUPTON

    I have tried every trick in the book(for 0ver 60 years!0 . Nothing stops me from snacking between meals. But... a friend taught me about setting a timer before I can enter the kitchen again. This has worked a couple of times now. I have forgotten about the food I craved. the timer goes off and... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/15/17...on a no so much INCOME TAX DAY

    4/15/2017 3:37:27 AM, by JVANAM

    Don't let the scale tell you how to feel about yourself!... Read more

  • Doing Easter in a fulfilling way. Thank you all for your comments. Very helpful to me.

    4/15/2017 2:52:25 AM, by CTUPTON

    I know to make a holiday special I need to figure out what that means to me. Growing up, Mom made the holidays--by cooking and cooking and cooking. This was how she showed us love. And she was a d@mn good Polish style cook and baker! I have never been able to do that. And I moved 400 miles fr... Read more

  • Good afternoon Sparkers.

    4/14/2017 4:50:04 PM, by LEEWILLIAMS67

    Was a great day!!!!... Read more

  • Food for thought

    4/14/2017 4:25:10 PM, by JVANAM

    HIS PLACE. Where the Kingdom comes for Food For Thought.... Read more

  • Family dynamics

    4/14/2017 4:12:48 PM, by TIKITAMI

    This morning I woke up, repeated my mantra over and over before putting my feet on the floor. Still working on regaining myself and determined to not slink back to old habits. Today is my youngest's birthday or as it is known in our household, "the start of birthday season". I had my kids exactly... Read more

  • Easter is not my favorite holiday. Maybe I don't do it right?

    4/14/2017 11:41:34 AM, by CTUPTON

    Growing up Mom cooked a great deal--hence my continued weight problem. Church was big all Holy Week -that was Ok, but I have a hard time keeping that up. Now that hubby is in a motorized wheelchair, it is even harder. The family stuff never worked out and now I don't know how to do that yet aga... Read more

  • I got to exercise class and I got myself to the great music last evening, too!

    4/14/2017 11:11:06 AM, by CTUPTON

    The music was a guy on a big keyboard. Very upbeat and lively. Polkas, other ethnic fast dances, tarantella, Umpapa songs, Irish dances, and plenty of jokes interspersed. He asked for Polish foods--I sure knew those. (Spellings??)Kapoosta, golumpki, ruscheeki, charneina (duck blood soup), etc.... Read more

  • Qtrz Results

    4/14/2017 3:47:42 AM, by JVANAM

    Quiz Question ~ Are You Ready to Lose Weight? Your Results: You Are Ready to Lose Weight! Congratulations! You have all the pieces in place to start your weight-loss efforts. To you, losing weight isn't just about getting thinner; it's about taking care of your health for the lon... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/14/17

    4/14/2017 3:08:35 AM, by JVANAM

    Weight loss is not a one-size-fits-all activity.... Read more

  • Inspiration

    4/13/2017 1:05:49 PM, by LOPEYP

    According to Google in·spi·ra·tion ˌinspəˈrāSH(ə)n/ noun noun: inspiration the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. What is your inspiration on this journey to health? Who inspires you to be the best you can? Where do y... Read more

  • Inspiration for me

    4/13/2017 12:49:16 PM, by NUMBER32A

    I should stop questioning & JUST DO IT!! "🎶 It's a new season 🎶"... Read more

  • Daily exercise classes are just downstairs daily M-F.

    4/13/2017 10:53:55 AM, by CTUPTON

    30 min. of stretching and meditation and deep breathing. I am so glad I went. I have no excuse. It is just downstairs. 10:00 am daily M-F is some sort of an exercise class. chair exercises usually. Or standing if you want to. And the fitness machine room is there, too. Ok. Ok. I wi... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/13/17

    4/13/2017 2:46:01 AM, by JVANAM

    No one is judging you at the gym. They are all silently cheering you on.... Read more

  • Thursday

    4/12/2017 11:18:42 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    My biggest deal is people that do not keep their word I do not take that lightly if you can't do it do not commit your self to something but when I say I will do something I will do it no matter what do you have any deals Sometimes I leave my friends for doing that I want only people that are loya... Read more

  • Sometimes stress wins

    4/12/2017 4:57:13 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Usually I'm pretty good at handling stress but there are times when it will get to anyone. For the last few weeks I've been watching my daughter stress over her upcoming deposition in the case against the man who hit and killed her fiance. Naturally this has been hard on her and when she go... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/12/17

    4/12/2017 4:25:10 PM, by JVANAM

    We learn the most not by doing everything perfectly, but making mistakes and figuring out what to do next.... Read more

  • Just what I was looking for. NOT!

    4/12/2017 1:36:19 PM, by CTUPTON

    Industrial style holder for rolls of toilet paper. Holds 4 rolls! chris... Read more

  • two QUINOA RECIPES from SP--Do you have a favorite quinoa recipe?

    4/12/2017 10:29:57 AM, by CTUPTON

    I will put up some MORE favorites HERE soon, chris 1. QUINOA VEGGIE FRIED RICE --see SP RECIPE FOR DETAILS PLEASE 4
    =2395841 Olive Oil, 1 tbsp Garlic, 2 cloves minced Onions, raw, 1 large chopped Mushrooms, fresh... Read more


    4/12/2017 10:29:51 AM, by CTUPTON
    _quinoa_and_how_do_i_eat_it I will put up some favorites soon, chris... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/11/17

    4/11/2017 7:15:32 AM, by JVANAM

    Changing habits takes time, but it is time well spent.... Read more

  • When you think you want to.....

    4/11/2017 3:34:06 AM, by JVANAM

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    4/10/2017 3:38:45 PM, by CTUPTON

    It took 2 appointments and a trip today just to pay them and to sign papers with hubby . It took several days in the weeks before that to get papers together. The move did not make this any easier than other years, of course. chris 104 334 104 334 104 334... Read more

  • Quick, it's not raining HIKE HIKE HIKE!!!

    4/10/2017 2:57:25 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Yesterday the clouds parted for a few hours finally and my husband agreed to come out with me on a 14KM hike. Ok, he agreed to a 12KM, he really needs to learn to expect the unexpected. As we hiked I went ahead a bit because the wind storm on the weekend had done a lot of damage and I want... Read more

  • Today's Goals

    4/10/2017 7:19:38 AM, by -SUGARKISSES-

    I am taking my spark friends advice and not trying to overwhelm myself. I am not aiming for perfectionism, but aiming to simply do better/try my best. I liked the idea of breaking it down into my top 3 goals for the day. These are my top 3 in no particular order. Three is much less of an overwhelmin... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/10/17

    4/10/2017 3:46:45 AM, by JVANAM

    Just do something! Most of the battle is to just getting moving.... Read more

  • I Missed Out Today

    4/10/2017 12:20:08 AM, by NUMBER32A

    Today was study, test & rough, but I have survived - made it. It was a day of sitting - I missed workout. UGH!!! Had to take care of business. Back on track tomorrow ...... Read more

  • Water exercise pictures are now a slide show screensaver.

    4/9/2017 9:50:33 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Whata ya thunk 4/9/17

    4/9/2017 4:27:15 PM, by JVANAM

    Taking two steps forward and one step back is still progress!... Read more

  • Beautiful Day.

    4/9/2017 3:42:30 PM, by LEEWILLIAMS67

    Lovin this weather in the 70s. Mowed a little bit of my yard. But my son Brad Bender had to finish. As my COPD wouldn't let me.. Grrrrrrrrr. .... Read more

  • Thoughts make things. So, another hack to encourage my brighter future.

    4/9/2017 1:39:19 PM, by CTUPTON

    2. Screensavers, Backgrounds and Wallpapers If you’re like most manifestors, your vision board is either nonexistent, outdated, or buried in the back of a closet. But you can let your eyes feast on your desired results by putting your digital screens to work. Whether it’s a phone, a tablet, a ... Read more

  • What am I doing

    4/8/2017 6:24:42 PM, by -SUGARKISSES-

    At this point in the year I have to stop and ask myself: Okay, what am I doing! I don't like admitting this at all, but I this is a blog I need to write so I can get back on track and find myself once again. Hopefully, this will be the beginning of a healing process and true time of transformation i... Read more

  • Gonna figure it out

    4/8/2017 1:27:49 PM, by BSWIFE01

    Somehow, someway I'm going to get it ALL on the right track and get it figured out. I went back to Weight Watchers online because it has worked before. I am going to make it work again. Summer is coming and I am just not going into it looking like this! I have been undergoing ECT (nope not crazy), ... Read more

  • A Few Souvenir Pounds

    4/8/2017 12:41:49 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I enjoyed the winter in AZ and CA and am getting settled at home. I am glad the challenge is starting today, as I have a few souvenir pounds. I got a new pickleball paddle and look forward to playing a couple of times a week. My Spark friend Brian challenged me to start a new streak so I commi... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/8/17

    4/8/2017 5:35:47 AM, by JVANAM

    If you never try, you will never know what you can accomplish. If you never try, you will never accomplish.... Read more

  • Why Am I Committed to Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle? -- or am I?

    4/8/2017 12:44:35 AM, by GRACIEC

    As part of a BLC challenge, I'm supposed to blog about "why I am committed to a healthy lifestyle. I wrote the following: I'm committed to losing weight and getting healthy because I know how good I felt when I was down 40 pounds just 3 years ago! I let the stress of taking care of my mom tho... Read more

  • Still the same

    4/7/2017 11:59:16 AM, by KAREN608

    Haven't hunkered down so still at same weight. I am walking a bit more, but have a big list of chores that is so long and detailed, I will have a lot of items to do and check off around this homestead. Decided to make more veggie based meals, and watch portion sizes and to eat only in kitchen, ... Read more

  • More: To attract good vibes from the universe. Another idea.

    4/7/2017 9:28:50 AM, by CTUPTON

    I need to change my bank password. I will try this technique today. chris Passwords Change your password; change your life. Yes, a password really is that powerful. Or it can be, when you use the right ones. Turn one of life’s hassles into an alignment boost by making your password a pow... Read more

  • Spring 5% Challenge - WooHoo! Please join me!

    4/6/2017 1:01:48 PM, by KALISWALKER

    2017 Spring 5% Challenge Invitation The Challenge starts Saturday April 8th!!! Regardless of where you are starting from you are welcome. Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, or maintain your weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the Spring 5% Challenge! Team members ... Read more

  • Lessons I've Learned

    4/6/2017 12:37:36 PM, by LASARRE

    I weighed this morning and I was 168. That is huge for me. I haven't been in the 160's since 2010. I've learned a lot this past 8 months. I learned that you don't have to kill yourself to lose weight. You don't have to spend hours at the gym. I learned that it just takes moving your body... Read more

  • #6 hack to tune in to the wonderfulness of the universe. I like this one, too.

    4/5/2017 6:31:39 PM, by CTUPTON

    6. Greetings We habitually ask each other, “How are you?” and “How’s it going?” but a more powerful question steers the conversation to higher vibrational territory. Instead of asking how they are, inquire “What’s going right?” or “What’s the good news?” With friends and family who kn... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/5/17

    4/5/2017 6:25:44 PM, by JVANAM

    If you never try, you will never know what you can accomplish.... Read more

  • Daily hacks to connect with the universe. by Mike Dooley

    4/5/2017 1:40:00 PM, by CTUPTON
    u-manifest/?articleId=445 I just might try one or 2! chris... Read more

  • cont Botanical Gardens South Buffalo, NY

    4/5/2017 1:47:28 AM, by CTUPTON

    Corpse plant which was not blooming when I visited. I am sort of glad it was not blooming. It stinks! And 10,000 visitors went to see it last time it bloomed. Well, it is Buffalo. And the freak 2 storm in a row 2014 almost wrecked the Botanical Gardens! The ... Read more

  • Botanical Gardens South Buffalo,NY

    4/5/2017 1:38:16 AM, by CTUPTON
    v=sUS-GQ8CvSk This was a bus trip from Montabaur Heights, our new home. More photos in the next blog. All photos from the Internet.... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    4/4/2017 11:15:06 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    So glad god is good raising kids to be able to be aware and protect themselves is very important thanks for your support iI am glad she is do strong hugs... Read more

  • Because the weather will never cooperate!

    4/4/2017 10:09:51 PM, by TIKITAMI

    The weather has been pretty dreary lately so my husband and I have made a list of hikes we haven't done yet around us and put them into categories of weather needed to do them. Yesterday we ended up doing a 6K walk along one of the local lakes. It was beautiful, normally I run the other side whic... Read more

  • 3 weeks still going

    4/4/2017 1:24:36 PM, by STEPHIE33

    had a few hiccups along the way but im on track , its been a bumpy road!! but getting things taken care of one at a time , hoping i can get many pounds off the next 2 months before i have to see the surgeon who took off the gross hanging skin ;) but thankful its gone it will be a year old may 24th ;... Read more

  • Week 13 Results & Week 14 Goals

    4/4/2017 11:18:35 AM, by LOPEYP

    Overall I feel like Week 13 was a success even though I didn't meet all (2) my goals. Last week's goals were: Strength training 3x a week - I did ST once last week and that was part of a yoga workout but I am counting it. Not to make excuses but I was doing a step challenge for the month ... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/4/17

    4/4/2017 3:07:42 AM, by JVANAM

    If you never try, you will never know what you can accomplish.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    4/3/2017 11:50:05 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    So grateful that my daughter knows self defense she was attacked in Germany and she stayed calm and focused and took him down she remembered the moves and all the karate I taught her she thanked me for me teaching her self sefense and karate thank God for her safety still worried but know she is st... Read more

  • Starting the roller coaster ride again

    4/3/2017 5:33:10 PM, by NGREIG1

    Hopefully this time I stay on board. I'm not getting any younger and my weight is getting more difficult to get rid of. I hope this time I'm more consistent.... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/3/17

    4/3/2017 3:44:31 PM, by JVANAM

    Be active any way you can, every day that you can.... Read more

  • Trying on a swimsuit and I actually like it

    4/3/2017 12:19:19 PM, by SSMITH762

    Woot! I ordered a cheap swimsuit from China and actually like it. It fits and I think it's cute. My sister call it sporty lol. It came in a week and a half from China. What a difference 85 pounds makes. Last year I was totally not excited about going to the beach or pool parties. Now I'm like, "oh... Read more

  • CTUPTON is asking for prayers for a friend having spinal surgery April 4th.

    4/3/2017 8:52:56 AM, by CTUPTON

    It will be taking off many bone spurs from her neck and shoulder area vertebrae. The surgeon would give no guarantees this would cure her awful pain or give her full use of her arm which is now numb. And he said danger of paralysis is ever present. I know my many spark friends will respond... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 4/2/17

    4/2/2017 4:12:15 PM, by JVANAM

    You can't go through life alone, so you might as well find a friend to walk this journey with you.... Read more

  • Wow, Time Flies!

    4/2/2017 11:58:56 AM, by LASARRE

    I can't believe it is already April. What happened to March? Things have been up and down lately. Work is really busy. The Spring market started very early this year. That is good because show season starts next week. Caitlin, JC's trainer, will be showing him the first part of the season. Due... Read more

  • A belated National Procrastination Week photo

    4/1/2017 7:50:09 PM, by CTUPTON

    I was going to make a library display for National Procrastination Week (Mar. 1-7) but...... Read more

  • How to feel up when you feel down...

    4/1/2017 6:45:40 PM, by BSWIFE01

    Ever notice how easy it is to say something that just isn't very nice? It even makes some people feel good. I actually have found that it is just as easy and actually makes you feel better to do or say something nice. My new favorite word has become "perspective". So many things can change, feel bet... Read more

  • Why sparkguy supported the changes in the start page and Community feed..

    4/1/2017 1:09:54 PM, by CTUPTON
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  • Meaning of female

    4/1/2017 12:46:16 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • MOVIE: Manchester by the Sea

    4/1/2017 12:16:01 PM, by CTUPTON
    anchester-by-the-sea-2016 I watched the middle of this movie with a friend. Huh? I didn't get it at all... Roger Ebert had written it is a comedy. Huh??? He suggests to see it and then see it again with someone seeing it for the first tim... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 3/31/17

    3/31/2017 4:09:08 PM, by JVANAM

    Learning to live a healthy lifestyle is all about balance.... Read more

  • Inch by inch

    3/30/2017 11:26:47 PM, by TIKITAMI

    The last few weeks I've worked hard to get myself back to where I was. Tonight as I sat eating dinner after going out for a trail run I felt good. I could feel my waist starting to get smaller again. My skin is looking healthier and my mood is much more upbeat. One thing that I'm very excit... Read more

  • Bluebonnets at the park!!!

    3/30/2017 7:25:23 PM, by SSMITH762

    I just got home from cycling around the park 2 times. I just started cycling regularly last week, but it's alr ady getting easier and more comfortable. Although that might have something to do with my buying actual padded cycling shorts this week. If you are new to cycling and your bum hurts, p... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 3/30/17

    3/30/2017 3:06:22 PM, by JVANAM

    Start right where you are. Move forward at your own pace.... Read more

  • Almost to 100 Days!

    3/30/2017 1:07:46 PM, by SANDYMISA

    Today was day 90 of going to the gym, drinking at least 8 cups of water daily, and tracking all my food and exercise. Woo hoo!... Read more

  • Results of the condo inspection by the buyers.

    3/30/2017 10:57:02 AM, by CTUPTON

    I am so frustrated! Picky, picky, picky! I can't believe all the things they want done! When will this end? And it is causing anxiety for DD because she is living there alone-having to make appointments with various workers to fix "piddly" things! A stain over the washer/dryer ar... Read more

  • Week 12 Results & Week 13 Goals

    3/30/2017 5:58:42 AM, by LOPEYP

    It was a crazy week but I feel like it is starting to settle down now. I had two birthday gatherings to go to which involved dinners and munchies. I mostly did okay. The cake was tough. I love Italian rum cake and since one of the parties was for our birthdays, I had to indulge so now I when I get o... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 3/29/17

    3/29/2017 7:18:16 PM, by JVANAM

    If it were easy, everyone would do it!... Read more

  • Dressing up for a mudder

    3/28/2017 3:25:06 PM, by SSMITH762

    I was looking at my upcoming weekends and saw that the muddy mortal is on a couple of months and I hadn't yet bought a ticket. Plus they have a coupon code for $20 off. Didn't need to tell me twice, I bought my ticket. It's supposed to be a whole weekend event. It started Friday night with a wiza... Read more