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  • Weighing In

    9/25/2016 9:43:05 AM, by MOLLY90943

    It's been just about a week when I found SparkPeople. So far, I found a diet buddy, learned how to blog, found great forums for health and friendly seniors, and ... the reason for searching for a site ... to lose weight and I did. Up til a week ago, I was logging in my foods, but not doing i... Read more

  • 15 weeks--15 pounds

    9/25/2016 9:09:59 AM, by PAGE2015

    My goal is to weigh 215 by New Years Eve...heres to the challenge! 9/25/16: Starting weight 230.1 10/2/16: 10/9/16: 10/16/16: 10/23/16: 10/30/16: 11/6/16: 11/13/16: 11/20/16: 11/27/16: 12/4/16: 12/11/16: 12/18/16: 12/25/16 1/1/17 ending weight goal=215... Read more

  • Fall into the Holidays challenge

    9/25/2016 9:07:17 AM, by PAGE2015

    9/25/16: Starting weight 230.1 10/2/16: 10/9/16: 10/16/16: 10/23/16: 10/30/16: 11/6/16: 11/13/16: 11/20/16: 11/27/16: 12/4/16: 12/11/16: 12/18/16: 12/25/16... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/25/2016 8:16:36 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    198 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • I need a break

    9/25/2016 5:51:02 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Tired, tired, tired. Even tho my Mum is in a very expensive Assisted Living just 10 minutes from our house she still needs a lot of help. My asshole sister and her husband, both executives, can "find the time" to even call the Administrator here in SC to help me get complaints resolved. My mum ge... Read more

  • Gabbi Update

    9/25/2016 5:32:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    Gabby was born a strong, healthy little girl on 9/15/16. Three days later, she developed a high fever, and was in back in the hospital. On Friday, 9/23, the fever is gone, but our little grandbaby is being tested and checked out for possibly having a spinal meningitis. Gabby’s parents Mat a... Read more

  • 24 Sep 2016 On board and flying !

    9/25/2016 1:26:01 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    It has been a short day again. I have made a couple of decisions and put them in motion. My #1 and #2 "priorities" are ranking a lot lower in my actions. This needs to end. Haven't gotten my "books" done yet, will finish up tonight I hope. I am "flying" now and want to get some soli... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 64

    9/24/2016 11:43:50 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    I did 30 minutes on the bike again today. Was kind of a boring day. My husband and I did manage to install a Nest thermostat. Hopefully it helps with the electric bill.... Read more

  • Bears the real ones ;-) 9/24/16

    9/24/2016 10:25:47 PM, by PDSLIM

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    w+a+Lonely+Bear%27s+Journey+Through+Do... Read more

  • ecosaise for military band

    9/24/2016 8:42:14 PM, by ORANGEBLUEJEDI

    One of my things is teaching myself to play the clarient. almost finished with book 1 after 2 or 3 years. One of the things I'm going turtle speed on. Finally decided to share this-ecosaise for military band from tradition of excellce book 1 clarinet. Bethoven wrote it.... Read more

  • Re configuring

    9/24/2016 7:32:46 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Do you notice that when your following your GPS and you take the wrong turn or make a mistake , it does not make you start again, or say your wrong , or make you give up , it just say's re configuring . It will then take you where you want to go just by a different route. You usually even with yo... Read more

  • SPOILER...Daughters of God

    9/24/2016 7:30:31 PM, by JLAMING263

    "As daughters of God we are each unique and different in our circumstances and experiences. And yet our part matters—because we matter." —Elaine S. Dalton... Read more

  • Another Medical condition. CHF congestive heart failure

    9/24/2016 3:35:20 PM, by MAZACK

    Last year in February I started treatment for sleep Apnea. I had probably had it for years. In the beginning I thought how am I ever going to adjust. I changed types of mask after 2 months and now it is just a way of life. Then later in the year my osteopenia changed to osteoporosis even though I ... Read more

  • Vitamins

    9/24/2016 11:31:36 AM, by MOLLY90943

    .... I take vitamins now and then, but lately I'm being more consistent and taking them daily. Some are capsules and tablets, but most are gummie chewables. I'm guessing the chewables have a lot of sugar in them, and will read the labels more closely in a bit. But I did look at the calorie count,... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/24/2016 8:42:58 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    211 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Ordered beloved a new tandem

    9/24/2016 7:37:58 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Surprised him by ordering him a brand new Cannondale tandem! He had to go in to schedule work on our 20 year old tandem but instead they showed him the order form and it should be here next week. We gave our tandem to a young couple who are just starting to cycle. What can I give the man who has ... Read more

  • Tired, in pain, Art on the Green

    9/24/2016 7:06:12 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Didn't sleep well last night, was up at 3, stayed up and got John up at 5 am. He packed up the stuff in the van and going to Pat's to pick her stuff up, then to Battery park and set up. I will be leaving later to join them and price my items. Just hope and pray the pain goes away and that it will b... Read more

  • Family Teamwork! photos addded

    9/24/2016 6:13:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    I don’t know about your family, but sometimes, maybe most of the time, all six brothers and sisters do not agree on the care that my mother should receive. This past week, I was happily surprised at how well we worked together. My Mom fell of Wednesday. My brother John took charge since he w... Read more

  • Friday fun with friend

    9/24/2016 12:29:33 AM, by MNABOY

    Wife and I went to dinner with our friend that lost his wife several weeks ago as we had done for many Fridays as a foursome. He seemed to be dealing with the grief now after having had to handle so many issues after her death. There was a post today and several people were setting up a memorial for... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 63

    9/23/2016 11:04:47 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Another boring exercise day. I rode the bike for 30 minutes. I think tonight I am going to start decorating my house for Halloween. I know it is a little early but if I don't start now I won't get it done.... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 9/23/16

    9/23/2016 10:57:09 PM, by PDSLIM

    Baby Sloth www.ba-bamail.com/video.aspx?e
    mailid=17442 Have a wonderful day. & thanks for all the support. Peggy ... Read more

  • Aloha On fire Friday

    9/23/2016 6:45:19 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Today I got my 37 minute walk in . Ate healthy all day. I worked on my second servsafe certificate this one on alcohol. I am ready to take the test,I past the pre and post tests,Now on to the exam, I got this !!! Yesterday I bought some new clothes for the part time job I will be starting in Oct... Read more

  • My Buddy

    9/23/2016 6:16:46 PM, by BENDER2016

    I'm alive! I can move now and find clothes that fit me without a lot of complications. I can walk without a cane, go to the dog park and throw the dog his ball, go through the mall with my daughter and look at wedding dresses, and even look forward to parking at the other end of parking l... Read more

  • Reach out and save a life....

    9/23/2016 5:28:48 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Suicide awareness month is September. So many men, women, young and old suffer from severe depression. I ask you to reach out to anyone you know that is suffering from severe depression and having thoughts of hurting themselves. Let them know they are not alone. ... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/23/2016 1:05:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another day with not too much planned. tomorrow, i am going to a mini high school reunion. i have not seen or been in touch with my old high school much. i plan to change that as of today. i have to admit i miss seeing and hearing from classmates that went to the high school when i did. i am also in... Read more

  • changes

    9/23/2016 10:41:59 AM, by GLENDAK72

    So yesterday I decided to go back to my point system to track my food with instead of calories. I feel it is a change I needed to make for myself as I lost weight better with the point system because I was able to stay on track better, however I will still be active on my sparkpeople because I love ... Read more

  • When the scales fall

    9/23/2016 9:40:01 AM, by WILLITWORK1

    Today marked the big scale change. Any of you who have balance scales know what I mean Yahooooooo... Read more

  • SPOILER...Example

    9/23/2016 9:33:57 AM, by JLAMING263

    Thomas S. Monson As we follow the example of the Savior, ours will be the opportunity to be a light in the lives of others.... Read more

  • Rain...

    9/23/2016 9:30:00 AM, by TWEDEE777

    So we were suppose to go to Gays Mills for the Apple festival, but due to the rain, and flooding it was rescheduled. We decided we are still headed north, to see what we can see. A bad day traipsing around upper wisconsin is better than a good day sitting home. Hope you all have a fantastic weekend!... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/23/2016 8:14:57 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    24 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Her vision is back!

    9/23/2016 7:42:27 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Mum's vision has been fully restored after the YAG laser treatment on her secondary cataracts. Amazing! She's thrilled!... Read more

  • Family Update

    9/23/2016 5:32:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Thank you so much for your prayers and concern. My mother had a very interesting report. The scan of her brain showed that the Glioma (small tumor) in her brain is gone. No explanation why. Also, my mother is blind in her right eye. After the bump on her head, her eyesight has returned a bit. ... Read more

  • Motivation, where are you?

    9/23/2016 4:49:35 AM, by TRIPLEGODDESS

    Lately I've been dealing with empty nest syndrome. Both of my step children are out of the house and my dear husband works midnights. I have been trying my best to get motivated to work out. At least I am now stretching before bed, which seems to help me sleep better, but throwing in a workout DVD... Read more

  • It is getting closer !

    9/23/2016 2:45:47 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Lost my post, had to start over 24 Quiet day today, slept but not rested. I am going to work on my daily stuff list, with the 5% Challenge in mind. I hope to have it done this time tomorrow. So far: I am going to make my daily goal 10 min per day. My probable plan: M-F (S&S r... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 62

    9/22/2016 11:43:20 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today I worked out with my trainer for 60 minutes and rode the bike for 10 minutes in the morning and 15 minutes this evening. I went to the chiropractor today and I am sure I am going to be super sore tomorrow because he had to adjust my back a lot. It was an afternoon of appointments because after... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 9/22/16

    9/22/2016 11:36:00 PM, by PDSLIM

    Genius Jesse www.ba-bamail.com/video.aspx?e
    mailid=19074 Have a grrrreat day, Peggy... Read more

  • Thursday work

    9/22/2016 11:25:22 PM, by MNABOY

    As I count down to retirement it seems as if days are flying but dockets are dragging on. I held my last civil trial docket but have spent 4 hours on case work since Wednesday. Finish civil docket last day of Sept. Three more months of trials, and I will no longer be responsible for attempting to pr... Read more

  • Thirsty Thursday

    9/22/2016 9:22:20 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    What are you thirsty for this Thursday ? Here is some of my list I am Thirsty for Knowledge Adventure Excitment Good Clean Water Clean Healthy Food Sound Rejuvenating Sleep Calming Fresh Air Fun Exhilarating Exercise Hugs and Laughter wi... Read more

  • Breath. Precious breath.

    9/22/2016 4:59:32 PM, by GRANDMASHOUSE

    On the 26th of August I went to my doctor's office for a 'routine' colonoscopy. I woke up in the Emergency Room. I had stopped breathing during the procedure. I was admitted to the hospital for testing. The tests revealed that I had COPD. What a lifestyle change that brings! So I am n... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    9/22/2016 11:50:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    enjoying some much needed solo time. my daughter is at school and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it's the first day of fall. a day of fresh starts and new challenges. fall is one of my favourite times of the year. the weather is finally not as hot and yet it is not too cool,either. a tim... Read more

  • SPOILER...Repent

    9/22/2016 11:30:29 AM, by JLAMING263

    Neil L. Andersen The invitation to repent is rarely a voice of chastisement but rather a loving appeal to turn around and to 're-turn' toward God.... Read more

  • 206.8 9/22/16

    9/22/2016 10:37:55 AM, by IRMAE1

    Oh goodness!!! I'm frustrated that I gained back to 209..then down to 207. Then down to 206. Dafuq!!!I need to do this for me!!... Read more

  • SUMMERTIME IN FORT LAUDERDALE PART 4

    9/22/2016 10:04:57 AM, by GREATMARTIN

    The calendar may say autumn but the weather hasn’t gotten the message yet though we did go all the way down to a high of 91 degrees yesterday!! We are now past the hottest part of the year in South Florida. Aside from the heat, humidity and sun feeling like it is cooking you we get very h... Read more

  • Festivals..

    9/22/2016 9:27:28 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Fall festival this weekend at Gays Mills. So excited! Suppose to be good weather. I hope so. Back to tracking for good this time. I feel so much better in one day, than I felt the 3 before. Didn't realize how much my body had changed, until I fed it garbage. Yesterday I stayed the course, and my bod... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/22/2016 8:35:05 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    33 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Get Mum's right eye lasered today

    9/22/2016 7:27:20 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Expect to get her other eye lasered today, then her vision should be crystal clear again. I'm picking her up early to take her to the beauty shop first, then to the eye surgeon, then back to our house where beloved will have lunch ready. Hope to get her back to the facility before 5 so I can have ... Read more

  • Please say a prayer

    9/22/2016 5:22:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Spark Friends, Please pray for the youngest (6 days old) and the oldest (94 years old) members of my family. Baby Gabby is in the hospital with a fever. My mom fell yesterday, and has some bleeding in the brain. Thank you. ... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 61

    9/22/2016 12:24:25 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today was a boring exercise day. I rode the bike for 30 minutes.... Read more

  • 21 Sep 2016 Daily Accountability

    9/21/2016 11:51:08 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Have done a few things, but not caught up again. Laundry sorted, but not washed . I have noticed a pattern over the last few weeks, not that it didn't register, just not letting it soak in, I guess. Every weekend, after "my regularly scheduled events" (payday, shopping, church, 1 day... Read more

  • Wednesday better

    9/21/2016 9:41:34 PM, by MNABOY

    Court was a drag but we have a new sound system in the courtroom, after 34 years. Lot of paperwork after several days off last week for a judicial college I didn't get to attend due to play rehearsals. I have already received a letter that I don't have to earn anymore CLE Continuing Legal Education ... Read more

  • Bingo

    9/21/2016 8:13:38 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I had a really fun day today I got a 38 minute walk in , brought my son to work. Then I spent a couple hours at the job center. I passed a test on word on Alison . Then I came home for a quick bite to eat before Bingo. I went to Suffield by the River , a nursing home for people that have br... Read more

  • Definition of Tragedy

    9/21/2016 5:58:15 PM, by MCASKEY6

    Tragedy: The result of hitting D6 on the vending machine instead of E6. Ok, so maybe "Tragedy" is a bit too harsh of a word. Still I'm decently bummed. Upside, I may have caved by the universe/my scattered brain, prevented me from drinking a soda this afternoon.... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 9/21/16

    9/21/2016 3:35:54 PM, by PDSLIM

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    one+Says+the+Word+Hungry Yup. Several of my cats were as vocal. Fuzzy... Read more

  • it's a wonderful day

    9/21/2016 2:21:40 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from a good friend of mine this morning. it definitely brightened up my day. my daughter says hi to all! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! a more mellow kind of day for me today. i do not have much planned and it feels so good. i try and have at least one day a week like this. it keeps me ba... Read more

  • IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE IT WAS 70 YEARS AGO!

    9/21/2016 10:48:15 AM, by GREATMARTIN

    (In 2007 a full page ad cost $104,000--the ads for Hello Dolly, The Front Page and The Glass Menagerie are double pages--wonder what they cost today!) After living more than half of my life in Florida I miss New York City only one day of the year and that is when the New York Times ... Read more

  • Tracking..

    9/21/2016 9:54:50 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Ok I spent the past 3 days not tracking, weighing, or measuring. I ate pretty much what I wanted, when I wanted, just to see if it really makes a difference. Here's what I found out. For the past 3 days, my belly has felt crappy. My body has been achy, with my hands and feet swollen. I've had acid r... Read more

  • My first few days on SparkPeople

    9/21/2016 9:07:44 AM, by MOLLY90943

    The other day I was pretty disgusted with myself after going on a potato chip binge. My mind is stronger than my will! I never knew SparkPeople existed and read it's been around for over 10 years? Where have I been? The experience is totally great, and love my new found home on the 'net ... Read more

  • New to SparkPeople

    9/21/2016 9:06:27 AM, by MOLLY90943

    The other day I was pretty disgusted with myself after going on a potato chip binge. My mind is stronger than my will! I never knew SparkPeople existed and read it's been around for over 10 years? Where have I been? The experience is totally great, and love my new found home on the 'ne... Read more

  • SPOILER...Spiritual Nourishment

    9/21/2016 8:59:52 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Immersion in the scriptures is essential for spiritual nourishment. The word of God inspires commitment and acts as a healing balm for hurt feelings, anger, or disillusionment. When our commitment is diminished for any reason, part of the solution is repentance. Commitment and repentance are closel... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/21/2016 8:14:12 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    24 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Still getting the rash from UV light

    9/21/2016 5:59:38 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Only on my legs so far. 45 minutes into cycling, slathered with zinc oxide, then tights, then SPF 50 cycling pants and my legs started to tingle. Full blown eruption by the time we got home! Have SPF 100 pants on order but don't know what to do since we both absolutely love riding our tandem and ... Read more

  • The Struggle to Summit Mt. Washington

    9/21/2016 5:19:30 AM, by JSTETSER

    Of all the 4K foot peaks that I have climbed, Mt washngton is the most memorable. It is a daunting peak, and too me 5 tries before I actually summated. The failures taught me so much more than the actual trips to the summit. Let me explain why: 1. I learned to let go of an important dreams and... Read more

  • Life's Motivations

    9/21/2016 1:46:20 AM, by SUMMERFAITH63

    Life provides wonderful motivation to reach beyond our comfort zone. Life is not easy. Nobody ever said it was, but somehow that's how we always picture it. When life's lessons get you down nothing feels better than losing yourself in something, and for me that includes physically challenging myself... Read more

  • Trying to hide this?

    9/20/2016 11:22:03 PM, by CHERRYMCJONES

    Not sure why, but I find myself trying to hide my new spark to people around me. I am not letting anyone know I work out, am eating better, working hard - but am tying to keep it a secret! Why? I am wondering if I am afraid of failure....or maybe I am just wanting this to be a personal journey ... Read more

  • Tuesday down

    9/20/2016 10:03:51 PM, by MNABOY

    After a great weekend an old affliction put me down for a day. Missed rehearsal! Back in court tomorrow. Maybe I will be well.... Read more

  • Stress

    9/20/2016 7:34:39 PM, by PENNYALBERT

    Stress sabotages the diet! Work stress is high this week, I find myself looking for a sweet mid afternoon at highest stress level. A better choice than Starbucks pumpkin bread (400 cals!) would have been a piece of fruit. Losing weight is stressful, always tracking calories, weighing in (and the sca... Read more

  • In case I forget to tell you ( sparkpeople rocks)

    9/20/2016 7:19:12 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I watched "Pretty Women " for the thirtieth time today. One of my favorite lines in any movie is from this one. When they are in the elevator and she is dressed up in that gorgeous red dress , she turns to him and say's " If I forget to tell you , I had a really good time tonight." It makes... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 60

    9/20/2016 6:30:13 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    I would like to thank everyone who reads and comments on my blogs. Your comments keep me exercising on days when I am not that into it. Sorry that I don't respond back to the comments but I have just never figured out how to do it. Today is Tuesday so I worked out with my trainer for an hour. It h... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 9/20/16

    9/20/2016 4:38:36 PM, by PDSLIM

    Meet the Capybaras - From South America. There are some in Central Pk Zoo, NYC. But many are kept as pets in their home territory. cheezburger.com/82031105/video
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  • 100 days of exercise day 59

    9/20/2016 2:02:57 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    I was so tired today. I was asleep by 8:15 pm. I did do leg exercises last night and I did manage to get in over 11,000 steps.... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    9/20/2016 9:34:40 AM, by JLAMING263

    Marvin J. Ashton As long as we exercise love, patience, and understanding, even when no progress is apparent, we are not failing. We must keep trying.... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/20/2016 8:50:29 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Festivals..

    9/20/2016 8:41:17 AM, by TWEDEE777

    This weekend is the Gays Mills apple orchard festival. My husband, and two of my past co workers are going. This will be the 3rd year in a row, kind of tradition now. Looking forward to it. Still want to make healthy choices, but going to keep tracking, and make the best of it. Have a great day all!... Read more

  • In bed by 8pm

    9/20/2016 6:51:13 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Exhausted. When I'm tired I get weepy and knew I needed an early night. Got a lot of good sleep. Fresh day today!... Read more

  • Art on the Green Sept. 24th

    9/20/2016 6:10:06 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Just a reminder, New Castle Hundred Lions Club will be hosting Art on the Green September 24, 2016 (this Saturday) from 10-4. Its the 46th Annual Arts & Crafts Show in Historic New Castle, Delaware And yes we will have tables set up with crafts. Located: Battery Park 3rd & Sou... Read more

  • One Small change =Big Results

    9/20/2016 5:21:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Before every meal, I drink a tall glass of water. I also have a glass of green tea first thing in the morning. When I drive down the road, I have more water. My weight and my glucose numbers (I have Type II Diabetes) are lower. I feel great, and it's because of more water in my diet. ... Read more

  • 19 Sep 2016 Daily Accountability

    9/20/2016 12:25:35 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I am tired tonight, TOPS and weight recorder wear me out. Not sure if I should be doing this. Hope to get to bed early so I can get things done tomorrow. Current goals: 48 Visit Spark Coach daily... 48 Read one SP motivational article daily ... 48 Post one thing I am grate... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 9/19/16

    9/19/2016 11:18:11 PM, by PDSLIM

    Dog's Best Day - Cherry www.lifewithdogs.tv/2016/07/th
    e-best-day-ever-for-this-v
    icktory-dog-kitten-snuggling/ A well deserved happy ending. Every rescue deserves a chance. Was SOOOO happy to get home tonight. Took o... Read more

  • No place like home

    9/19/2016 8:54:42 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    As some of you may know if you read the blog my daughter wrote Saturday I had no internet all this weekend. I was frantic and tried to spin the wheel with my phone and having no luck. So she did it for me. Come to find out my smart phone is not to smart. No internet means no wi fi , but my phone ... Read more

  • 40 pounds less!!!

    9/19/2016 8:16:39 PM, by DGROELER

    When I weighed in this weekend, I'm down 40 pounds since April. Still have a ways to go but I'm so happy to reach this milestone!!! Exercise and food tracking on Spark People!!... Read more

  • Still going Turtle Speed

    9/19/2016 6:56:14 PM, by ORANGEBLUEJEDI

    I call it turtle speed-some call it progress maybe? I hope. In November of 2014 I jumped head first into the "swim 100 mile challenge." Paid my 10 bucks. When I reach 100 miles, I'm supposed to get a tshirt and some little certificate thingy. Since then, the Y has added a 250 mile swi... Read more

  • Monday thought.

    9/19/2016 4:52:36 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Have a great evening.... Read more

  • Back in the Groove

    9/19/2016 4:25:50 PM, by FERRISLL6

    when you are doing really well, a half-pound gain can be really dissapointing. Although I walked a lot on our beach trip, I did not eat as well as I could have. Well, under the circumstances, I did fairly well, but I had a bit too much desert. So I gained .5 lbs. But I am hoe now and so the tri... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 58

    9/19/2016 2:52:47 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    I was very good for day 58. I got up early and rode the bike for 30 minutes before I left. It was a very long day. I left my house a little after 8 am and got home a little before 10 pm.... Read more

  • Will I Ever Lose the Weight?

    9/19/2016 12:59:27 PM, by URBANSOUL83

    My friend told me to take advantage of blogging during my weight loss journey so here goes nothing. Will I Ever Lose the Weight is a question that I ask myself everyday I wake up. 6'3", 400+ pounds, miserable, misshapen, and defeated. For men, the drive for weight loss should come easy. That's ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Joy

    9/19/2016 12:25:06 PM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf We were created with the express purpose and potential of experiencing a fulness of joy. Our birthright—and the purpose of our great voyage on this earth—is to seek and experience eternal happiness.... Read more

  • SUMMERTIME IN FORT LAUDERDALE PART 3

    9/19/2016 12:17:24 PM, by GREATMARTIN

    I know most people complain about the heat and humidity in South Florida during the summer months but the only complaint I have is that you can’t dive into the ocean to cool off as the ocean water temperature along the shore is sometimes higher than the land temperature and that is hot enough ... Read more

  • Early ride

    9/19/2016 11:50:44 AM, by WILLITWORK1

    Early bike ride to Shelley lake and back, stopping to pick up muscadine grapes along the path as I go. This year they will end up at the State Fair as jam and jelly. Here's to first place! Down another couple of pounds. ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    9/19/2016 11:04:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    one errand completed. a few more to go and then i can relax. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Monday..

    9/19/2016 8:24:29 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Fall is coming/here. Looking forward to our trip to the Apple orchard this weekend. Then next weekend the last camping trip. Hope you all have a fantastic week!!... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    9/19/2016 8:10:12 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    4 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Furious with jerk sisters in california! A rant!

    9/19/2016 7:57:04 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Two sisters in California..I'm in South Carolina...my younger one cut my mother off completely when my Dad died and Mum wqouldn't turn her finances over to her to handle. Mum was quite capable of handling her own finances and no, my younger sister had no background in finance. Control the money an... Read more

  • The Gift

    9/19/2016 5:32:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    About 20 years ago, Shelley gave me this vest. Johnny, her son, was in my day care, and I was studying to become a teacher. She found the vest in a thrift store, and gave it to me. I have worn this vest in every classroom that I have taught in. Today I wore it on Peace Sunday as I teach Lesso... Read more

  • My brother's dogs go home

    9/19/2016 3:13:15 AM, by MARJIMAC63

    My brother picked up his dogs today after they have spent four weeks at my house while he has been moving from CA to WA. I took them on an extra long walk this afternoon to tire them out for the two-hour car ride to their new home. I'm glad to see them go because they disrupted our routines a lot. I... Read more

  • 18 Sep 2016 Semi-daily accountability

    9/19/2016 1:43:33 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Interesting weekend. Payday always is. ;-) This is one of (usually) two paychecks that are "extra". Of course, there some bills to pay to make sure they get paid on time and the usual suspects of groceries, gas, and meds. But the rest, we split for our own. The first of the year's (... Read more

  • Sunday visiting

    9/18/2016 9:29:50 PM, by MNABOY

    Wife and I are visiting grands and they are trying to find new church. We went with them tonight for a church fish fry at a park.Lot of people came up to introduce themselves and others looked and smile. Seems the two service format has created two sects within the church, the 8:30 group and the 10:... Read more

  • Medicine and Tardiness

    9/18/2016 8:05:25 PM, by VICTORIA_REGINA

    It is so familiar yet terrible. The emergency happens. It's a stroke; it's a heart attack; it's serious cancer; it's sudden death. And then the world stops for a time. My world has stopped this week. My husband had a stroke on Monday last. Today it's Sunday and I've spent several night... Read more

  • SPOILER...Patience

    9/18/2016 6:59:05 PM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf Patience is a purifying process that refines understanding, deepens happiness, focuses action, and offers hope for peace. ... Read more

  • What snacks do you take to work?

    9/18/2016 4:58:04 PM, by KATRINAKAT23

    I have a job where I am sitting for 8 hours a day. It is a boring job so am always doodling or of course wanting to munch on something. I try to take good snacks and only eat when I am hungry. It varies on what I take to snack on. For lunch I usually have a frozen dinner and have started adding... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 9/18/16

    9/18/2016 2:58:59 PM, by PDSLIM

    Sunday Funnies www.ba-bamail.com/video.aspx?e
    mailid=21460 None of my cats went after a pizza. But then I don't have it often at home. Thanks for all the funny input. I look at them all. Have a puuurrfect day. Peg... Read more