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  • talking to myself

    6/29/2015 11:51:04 PM, by CHRISSYMACD66

    Hey Universe! 2 today to make up for none over the weekend. So today was a wash. Hubby's sick & I feel only slightly better. I spent most of the day saying "can I eat that? Or will it make me feel worse?" I ended up taking the closing shift at the store, daughter worked the afternoon so hubs cou... Read more

  • Day 1: WBBC

    6/29/2015 11:45:02 PM, by BUTTERCUPP76

    Today is the official start of Worlds Best Boot Camp! I am excited and nervous. It is going to mean lots of changes but sometimes that is what it takes to get results. I am still super sore but I got my squats done with the help of some music and counting down instead of counting up. We got the ... Read more

  • Getting my Head in the Game

    6/29/2015 8:45:10 PM, by RANDERS33

    Have you ever had that one thing that kept you back? It kept you from having your head fully in the game? Today, as I sat at my parents home, I realized that my weight loss isn't exactly what I am depressed about. In October, I came home from a vacation to my best friend telling me "It's over." Just... Read more

  • Relentless day 181, 2x4 Routine, Workout 37, Back Squat & Floor Press

    6/29/2015 8:38:45 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Dave Tate is an extraordinary powerlifter. Primary workout was Back Squat. a new 1RM max of 253 was set; performed 13 Sets, 51 Reps for Volume 7,426 Lbs. After setting a new record I continued squats deloading to 226 Lbs. Completed an additional 1x3x226 1x3x206; on my next set of 206 I compl... Read more

  • Playful kittens.

    6/29/2015 8:30:40 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    More tomorrow.... Read more

  • Do Something.

    6/29/2015 8:18:00 PM, by MCASKEY6

    My roommate has been complaining about her stomach. In truth, yes she’s put on some weight. Not enough to be a danger to her health, but her diet and exercise are not the best. I’ve told her time and again, if YOU have a problem with your stomach, then do something about it. But ... Read more

  • Dream big Be Bold

    6/29/2015 7:32:14 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Whatever you can do, or dream you can , begin it. Boldness has genius , power and magic in it. " Johann Wolfgang, Von Goethe How many of us when given a task turn into the little engine that could. Do we say? I think I can . I think I can!!! or do we say No way Jose. Do we sometimes ... Read more

  • CONTINUING !!

    6/29/2015 7:23:49 PM, by GRANDMAFRANNY

    THESES GROUP OF LADIES ARE LIVING IN THE SAME BLDG. AS I DO. THAT IS WHY I WANT TO GET THEM HEATHY BUT ALL THEY DO IS GOSSIP & WATCH TV ALL DAY. CHANGE OF HAVBBIT'S IS WHAT THEY NEED, SO TRUE. BLOG YOU ALL AT MIDNIGHT. 213... Read more

  • My Son's Is Thirty-three Years Old Today!

    6/29/2015 6:20:41 PM, by RAESUN54

    247 247 247 This is a collage of pictures of my son and myself. The one where he is drinking the bottle is the day we brought him home from the hospital. My son was in a hurry to get into the world and came 6 weeks early and he has not slowed down since. Though he had a shaky beginning... Read more

  • The trail: stage 2

    6/29/2015 4:23:14 PM, by UP-2-ME

    The walk continues and I seem to be moving right along. It's hard to tell, though, because there is so little change in the scenery. As I suspected, I'm often walking on the path next to the highway or crossing bridges. Water, water everywhere. The newly planted palms provide a r... Read more

  • Day 65 - TWENTY POUNDS GONE!!! (For Good!)

    6/29/2015 3:05:02 PM, by SONGBIRD2015

    Official Weigh-In: 153.2lbs Pounds Lost This Week: 2.6 Total Pounds Lost: 20.6 Well, I managed what I thought were two impossible tasks. I weighed in at 153.2 on Friday morning before we went camping, and today, my first weigh-in since we got back was STILL 153.2!! Despite my ill-advised de... Read more

  • Day 1 of the Rest of my Life

    6/29/2015 1:52:28 PM, by RANDERS33

    So today, June 29th is the first day of the rest of my life. I have spent my entire day on a liquid detox diet. I'll do this tomorrow. The reason I am doing a liquid diet to jump start my elimination diet. I am a bit nervous about this diet, but I know that I can do this. I have about 89 lbs. to l... Read more

  • Running's lasting results

    6/29/2015 1:28:22 PM, by MCASKEY6

    When you think of the barefoot country kid; that was me growing up. My shoes were always dime-store cheap, and I spent every moment I could barefoot…still do. I never had any problems with my feet or my knees. A few of years ago, I decided to start running. Running just looks so romantic... Read more

  • Today's thought

    6/29/2015 11:31:10 AM, by IRONBESS

    When other things weigh me down, nature is the one I count on, my constant, my church. It can be found even in crowded cities, in the flight of birds, in the chatter of squirrels, in a weed growing through a crack in a sidewalk. When I really need to refresh my soul, I walk into the forest crossing ... Read more

  • Blog #7/Day 43 - Your Dreams are Waiting

    6/29/2015 11:21:24 AM, by GMSTANFIELD

    For the first time ever, I made the progress and achieved the goal weight I posted on one of the community boards 5lb Challenge discussion. I've done these many times, and many times I didn't go back to report my weight for various reasons - forgot, no time to post, etc. - but most of the time if I... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    6/29/2015 10:52:03 AM, by JLAMING263

    “We talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies, that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins” (2 Nephi 25:26) https://www.lds.org/ensign/2
    015/06/how-we-preach-of-chRead more

  • weekend of questions...

    6/29/2015 10:25:56 AM, by NELLIEH1

    A friend of ours is writing a book and we want to help....so with my DH having to sit quietly to allow his finger to heal after surgery... we began to answer questions about our marriage of almost 50 years...(notice that the picture frame is still empty as we must wait until The Day)... He... Read more

  • it's monday

    6/29/2015 8:29:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to catch up and get ahead on my course work. my daughter and i had a great time yesterday! woo hoo! looking forward to spending even more time with her now that she has finished school until september. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. i have a few errands to run today. i will do the... Read more

  • talking to myself

    6/29/2015 8:17:32 AM, by CHRISSYMACD66

    Hey there Universe! So I'm a slacker.. One little thing like my best friend visiting from out of state and I forget all about our nightly chat! LOL Busy weekend, not much sleep, and don't feel well today - but I'm at work anyway. Hubs not feeling well either. Well, here's to a productive day. ... Read more

  • summer school starts today

    6/29/2015 6:57:16 AM, by KJG2345

    I signed up to teach summer school. I know why I did it but what was I thinking??? Regardless, I committed and since responsibility is in my top 10, I will do it. So, here is my plan...teach summer school; be home by 1; eat a healthy lunch; exercise; take the kid to the pool. It is going to be a lit... Read more

  • A good night"s sleep

    6/29/2015 5:45:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    There are times when I struggle to fall asleep and stay asleep. I have found a few things that really help! 1. I stretch before going to bed. During the last hour of being awake, I stretch. Now my hubby also joins me! This also helps me stretch. 2. Calming music, tv, or book reading. No t... Read more

  • This month is almost over!!!

    6/29/2015 2:22:01 AM, by MOBBWBEAUTY

    For me this month has had some real highs and lows. I am proud to say that I have kept up with walking at least 3-4 days per week. I started at 1-2 miles a day, now I am at 2-4.5 miles 4 times a week. I want to ramp up my days to 2 a day 3 times a week if possible. I have become ok with the desire t... Read more

  • EWWWWWWWWWW !!! AM I MAD !!

    6/28/2015 11:32:25 PM, by GRANDMAFRANNY

    I DON'T KNOW IF ANY OF YOU HAVE HEARD ME GET 101 BUT TODAY WAS IT. THERE ARE ABOUT 12 LADIES WHO (WHATEVER) SAY TO GET OFF THIS SPARKPEOPLE WEBSITE. I LOOK TOO HEALTHY AND TO GAIN WEIGHT. I TOLD THEM ABOUT MY 2 26 ATTACK'S AND DON'T WANT #3. EAT SOME OF THEIR GARBAGENO WAY IN H--L. I AM SUPPOSE TO... Read more

  • World's Best Boot Camp Blog

    6/28/2015 10:44:01 PM, by BUTTERCUPP76

    I'm sitting here getting ready for bed and thinking about my week ahead work schedules, other things that need to be done, etc. and I wonder what in the world I've gotten myself into. I had been seeing this workout on Facebook at a local Cross Fit gym and it looked really interesting and like "regu... Read more

  • husbands and wives

    6/28/2015 10:33:58 PM, by NELLIEH1

    Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her, (Ephesians 5:25) However, let each man of you [without exception] love his wife as [being in a sense] his very own self; and let the wife see that she respects and reverences her husband that she notices hi... Read more

  • Time passes so quickly...

    6/28/2015 10:24:11 PM, by CHELLIE-9

    Almost 1 year ago today I posted this at my Spark home. Amazing how a year has passed, I still feel these words with every molecule of my being yet I have done nothing to change...until now. "I have come to realize that no amount of time can pass to soothe my aching heart. From the day of her ... Read more

  • Summer meals.

    6/28/2015 7:43:18 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    During the summer I don't like to cook much. I'll make salads, maybe grill something. I depend on salads, soups, fruits and cheeses. I will put just about anything in a half of a pita bread and eat it. Yogurt is another standby at my house. ... Read more

  • Stay close to nature

    6/28/2015 7:34:18 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Study nature ,love nature , stay close to nature .It will never fail you." Frank Lloyd Wright I so enjoy my walks. They lift me up and calm me. they bring me peace and energy and make sure I sleep well also. I take all my walks outside. I love to feel the sun on my face , the wind in my ... Read more

  • Fried Rice: always cheap and quick

    6/28/2015 7:24:57 PM, by LCERTUCHE

    Something I have made for years is Fried Rice. My family loves it and it is a great dish to cook when you have ‘odds and ends’ in the refrigerator. I just grab whatever is in there. It is also a great way to use up dribs and drabs of leftover. This is a very inexpensive food and cooks quic... Read more

  • UPDATE ABOUT MY SISTER

    6/28/2015 7:09:34 PM, by RAESUN54

    247 247 247 247 My sister had surgery on Friday, June 26. They removed lymph nodes from both sides of her neck. They also removed a few teeth and shaved her jaw down. When I last spoke to her (texted), she said she was very overwhelmed and tired but doing OK. They are not sure what t... Read more

  • Day 64 - Lessons From Camping

    6/28/2015 6:54:47 PM, by SONGBIRD2015

    Today's Weight: ??? We're back!! We had a wonderful weekend visiting New Harmony, IN and camping in Harmonie State Park. Have any of you ever been to New Harmony? It is an old utopian settlement in southern Indiana - established by the Harmonists back in the 1800s. The atmosphere down there is ... Read more

  • Twenty Pounds Gone and Happy 5th Sparkversary: A Photo Blog

    6/28/2015 5:05:35 PM, by MAGGIE805

    I really don't like writing blogs. I have way too much to say. So, I thought showing you all would be much simpler, less time consuming and I can convey a lot more. I put together this picture blog to mark my five years here at this site. An intimate look at my highs and lows. The real deal. Me i... Read more

  • I really need to vent

    6/28/2015 4:25:08 PM, by THEETSYBAY

    I need a break. I FINALLY FINALLY FINALLY got my sister to agree to take my mom out. To take her shopping. Mom says she needs new shoes & clothes. FINALLY FINALLY! They're not going. So I asked my mom why not. Yada Yada...my sister won't use the wheelchair. My sister won't take he... Read more

  • Relentless day 180, Rest, Walk, Isometrics

    6/28/2015 1:16:06 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Life is back to normal without the smoke filled air. Today is catch-up with the landscaping. Enjoy the day Sparkers. 244... Read more

  • Putting fork down between bites

    6/28/2015 11:38:46 AM, by --MAY--

    Hey, I atarted doing this yesterday, though it is hard to remember it will come, just like Marilyn says it will be automatic, like putting on sunscreen after getting burned, or not putting your hand on a hot Iron even when your 82 year old Mother said it was turned OFF!! I Will Never do that again! ... Read more

  • done (almost)!

    6/28/2015 11:20:28 AM, by KJG2345

    I finished my last grad school assignment yesterday!! I am done - almost. I just need to edit and submit. Class on wednesday signifies the end of grad school and being able to focus on me. No assignments looming, no sitting at the table all day Sunday, no reading articles any time I have more than 1... Read more

  • Don't Tell Me What I Can't Do

    6/28/2015 11:17:55 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I love the saying from the television series Lost that character John Locke always repeats, "Don’t tell me what I can’t do!" I think that’s part of where I got that attitude from. That saying just clicked with me. I think it’s because I was told that I wouldn’t and I couldn’t by so... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    6/28/2015 8:05:48 AM, by JLAMING263

    The greatest help we will have in strengthening families is to know and follow the doctrines of Christ. Christ.Barbara Thompson... Read more

  • 78 Weeks and a plan takes shape

    6/28/2015 6:23:47 AM, by JST4MENOW

    Another week under my belt. I am having a lot of success in my working out and activity level. Since getting up and moving has been so challenging in the pat, I am happy about this and am starting to think of ways to take it to the next level. HOWEVER...I cannot seem to get an traction with the... Read more

  • AMC Mohican

    6/28/2015 5:54:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    Blairsville, NH has a treasure~ It is the AMC Mohican Center. We spent 3 days and two nights there recently, and loved it! I was the main speaker, and I spoke on the topic of Aware of the Bear. We also hiked with family members and had a great time. If you hike in NH, be aware t... Read more

  • Wide Awake at 3AM

    6/28/2015 4:47:17 AM, by MOMMYDEATRE

    I have had the worst time sleeping and I am wondering if this has interfered with my weight loss efforts. Don't get me wrong-- I am quite pleased with my weight loss progress so far, its just I wonder if I got better sleep, if I would lose even more. These last couple days have been difficult a... Read more

  • Angry at Myself!

    6/27/2015 11:30:53 PM, by DANELOVER57

    Hi I am 57 and when I started SparkPeople in February of this year I was bound and determined to make a change in my life and get fit and lose weight. I failed myself and I am so angry. I got sick in May and I couldn't shake the respiratory problem I was so tired and I couldn't exercise becaus... Read more

  • Relentless day 179, 2x4 Routine, Workout 36, Close Grip Bench Press, Deadlift

    6/27/2015 10:54:12 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    At last the air has cleared of the Washington, CA fire smoke. It was reported today that it was 29% contained. We had a thunder shower late afternoon & I hope it aides the firefighters. 27 But back to the heavy workout: Primary was Close Grip Bench Press; 30 Sets, 138 Reps for Vo... Read more

  • choice to stand...

    6/27/2015 9:12:19 PM, by NELLIEH1

    Like Peter and the other apostles, many of us say, "We must obey GOD rather than human rulings." (Acts 5:29)... Read more

  • Day 63 - Reality Check

    6/27/2015 8:33:12 PM, by SONGBIRD2015

    Today's Weight: ??? I left for this trip feeling smug. I've been losing weight for two months, I've got this, I know what I'm doing, I'm totally in control. Hah!!! And then reality comes and knocks you on your you-know-what. Today reality came in the down of two desserts. Yup...TWO! ... Read more

  • Texas...Why I love it here.

    6/27/2015 7:50:47 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Texas is a big place. It has something for everyone. Big cities and small towns. Amusement parks and animal reserves. A bit of American history and the gateway to tomorrows exploration. ... Read more

  • Life is one big contradiction

    6/27/2015 7:48:43 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Life is one big contradiction , and you'll drive yourself crazy if you try to figure it out. So Don't . " Diane Halstead Life is one huge mess now filled with hate. People hating cops, people waving confederate flags and shooting up churches . People not happy that everyone can now marry. P... Read more

  • Home again

    6/27/2015 6:01:59 PM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Friends, We are back home from a speaking engagement in Jersey, and visiting my son. Tomorrow I will post photos of our trip! ... Read more

  • Current struggles

    6/27/2015 5:46:17 PM, by BRUISEME

    So two things: 1) I am coming off of my medicine (zoloft(sertraline) and wellbutrin(bupropion)). It has been giving me wicked withdrawals and increasing the frequency of some of my ticks and little habits that I use to expel nervous energy. So I've been trying to be aware of them so once the wi... Read more

  • Don't Give Up!

    6/27/2015 5:03:34 PM, by SUBMOM2

    I've been struggling to keep the spark going the past few months. 39 I've been pretty consistent with swimming, but I've slacked off on walking/jogging, and it's been a few weeks since I've done any strength training. My diet has been less than stellar, and not only am I not at goal, b... Read more

  • it's saturday

    6/27/2015 1:18:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    a windy and cloudy day here today. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! not much planned for today. just taking it easy. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Proud of me!

    6/27/2015 10:31:51 AM, by KJG2345

    I did it...I took the first step and completed a work out. I know I will be sore but I did it! I am starting to make changes. 521 244... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    6/27/2015 8:33:59 AM, by JLAMING263

    It is extremely important that we do not make decisions of eternal value from the perspective of mortality. For decisions that affect eternity, having a gospel perspective is essential. - Rafael E. Pino... Read more

  • Home again

    6/27/2015 6:44:21 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Had a hugely wonderful cruise for 11 days, feeling fluffy so today starts lots of raw veggies and tons of water. Back to the responsibilities of volunteering full time and caring for Mum which is the life the Lord led me to live, cruising is the occasional break for beloved and me!... Read more

  • talking to myself

    6/27/2015 1:00:33 AM, by CHRISSYMACD66

    So Universe, Today was much better. Thank you. Now I'm sleepy, and I actually get to sleep in tomorrow!! Yay!... Read more

  • My Morning Visitors

    6/26/2015 11:58:02 PM, by PANDABEAR42

    Just wanted to share a couple of pictures with you today of my morning visitors... when i woke up this morning this was in my bedroom window between the screen and the storm window... there is no way this bat could get into the house....it has been in the window before..i just remembere... Read more

  • Day 62 - Living and Losing

    6/26/2015 9:47:55 PM, by SONGBIRD2015

    Today's Weight: 153.2lbs Yay! I was worried I wouldn't have any service in the middle of nowhere, but my phone works! So a quick check in from our tent :-) We had a beautiful day walking around New Harmony, though it looks like we'll be camping in a thunderstorm tonight...duh duh duh. ... Read more

  • 6.26.2015 Bicycling nostalgia and hot weather sleeping

    6/26/2015 9:41:34 PM, by IRONBESS

    R came into the house this afternoon, exasperation on his face and bike chain grease on his hands. He had taken the rear wheel off to fix a flat. He wondered if I could help him untangle this: Umm, no. He is not a patient man and can be stubborn. As he further complicated th... Read more

  • Three years Sparking...

    6/26/2015 9:22:05 PM, by NELLIEH1

    Was it really three years ago... that I found kale recipes... on Spark People and joined right up?... The best part of all has been meeting fellow travelers... on this wellness-... nutrition-... fitness-... motivation... path in healthy living!... ... Read more

  • Never Pass Up an Opportunity

    6/26/2015 9:16:24 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Never pass up an opportunity to have sex or be on television ." Gore Vidal LOL sorry had to post that as I found it to funny, But here is my list of things never to pass up : A reason to smile Hugs A party who knows who you'll meet A chance to sleep in Time wit... Read more

  • The Why of Weight Issues ~ Take Two!

    6/26/2015 9:10:47 PM, by IMAVISION

    15 9 15 9 15 9 15 9 15 9 304 for checking out this "revisit" blog. I enjoy reading past blogs of others & those of my own from time to time. In the case of my own, I often find myself delighted to realize how far I have come since joining Sparkpeople. I find it to be uplifting to ... Read more

  • The trail - stage one

    6/26/2015 2:41:42 PM, by UP-2-ME

    Okay, I've started my walk. I'm not very far along but am beginning to realize the scenery my be very repetitive...lots of bridges, surrounded by water often, birds & fish. Why, oh why, did I decide to do South Florida in the summer?! The first landmark I saw was the lighthouse. Key We... Read more

  • Vegan Lasagna

    6/26/2015 12:23:33 PM, by LCERTUCHE

    I love lasagna but I rarely made it because it used so much cheese. I’ve decided to try a vegan version. I may try a white sauce instead of cheese. I saw the Vegan Zombie make a white sauce with mushrooms that looked yummy. He used it for Alfredo sauce but I’m thinking it would be great in lasag... Read more

  • Relentless day 178, 4th Fire Stand-down from Heavy Workout

    6/26/2015 11:56:00 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    As of last night it was reported 16,544 Acres had burned & there is zero containment due to rugged terrain and shifting winds. Was a nice camping area in Alpine County. Lake Tahoe is not far away. The air has cleared somewhat but not good enough for a heavy workout; but I still mana... Read more

  • 6-26-15

    6/26/2015 11:19:50 AM, by PTREINER

    Jogged for almost 25 min straight yesterday and walked another 10-15. Cut my route short and jogged it all, so came in under an hour, but worked harder. Had very little energy and it was hard for me. My left Achilles was sore due to overstretching earlier in the week, feels back to normal today. I r... Read more

  • SPOILER...Faith

    6/26/2015 9:13:54 AM, by JLAMING263

    In order to have faith, or know that we have faith, we need to have experience with faith. - Janette Hales Beckham... Read more

  • it's friday

    6/26/2015 8:43:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! even though it is bringing rain with it,that is okay. there are plenty of indoor activities that can be done,including dancing. my daughter also likes to dance. she enjoys being active. i asked her the other day which fun activity she would like to do the most this summe... Read more

  • Still plugging along

    6/25/2015 11:02:49 PM, by MOMMYDEATRE

    Today was a pretty hot day, and I didn't want to work out. But-- I did after the sun set-- it was warm, but not unbearable. I find I am getting tired of the treadmill and am getting bored, especially during my 60 minute workouts. So, I went for a brisk walk with my husband around the neighborhood. ... Read more

  • talking to myself

    6/25/2015 10:52:16 PM, by CHRISSYMACD66

    Hey there, Universe. Today sucked. I've been trying to keep my posts positive, but today just sucked. Hopefully tomorrow will be better. (ETA: today's mantra: lord, give me patience, because if you give me strength imma need bail money too)... Read more

  • A Little About Me

    6/25/2015 8:49:20 PM, by K_LANGE

    I've lost count of how many times I've tried to "get healthy." So here I am, starting over... again. Anyway, my name is Kellie. I'm 23, married, and a mom to the cutest fur baby. I love horror movies (the good and the bad ones) and rock music. My guilty pleasure trashy reality tv shows (e.g. D... Read more

  • Summer is here. Don't feel like cooking but want to eat healthy. #3

    6/25/2015 8:07:18 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Have a delightful evening and eat healthy. We can do this. ...More tomorrow.... Read more

  • Take your time

    6/25/2015 7:29:56 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    "Hit the ball over the fence and you can take your time going around the bases ." John. W. Raper The number one most beneficial thing you can do for weight loss , The one thing that will bring you to victory or to feel like you just hit one right out of the ballpark is to GET YOUR SLEEP. ... Read more

  • Day 61 - Clothing and Camping

    6/25/2015 7:25:05 PM, by SONGBIRD2015

    Today's Weight: 155lbs This morning I decided to do a massive clean out of my closet. I hadn't been planning to do one for a while, but I woke up, it was all thunderstormy out, and I didn't feel like getting in the shower yet - so apparently in my world, cleaning out my closet was the logical s... Read more

  • Relentless day 177, 3rd Fire Stand-down from Workout

    6/25/2015 5:32:56 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Another un-healthy air day 39 Fire is only 5% contained as it approaches Lake Tahoe area. Many campgrounds have been closed. 24 The filtered air conditioner makes for comfortable breathing. Our G. Sheppard's though miss there romping in our sage brush. They love chasing the lizard... Read more

  • 101 Times... I got back up...

    6/25/2015 4:32:01 PM, by BABECAVE

    Success is not final... failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.... With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts... It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop... Our greatest weakness lies in giving up... The most certain way to suc... Read more

  • Let's get real...

    6/25/2015 1:32:38 PM, by CREATINGKRIS

    Throughout my journey I've had many ups and many downs. It's a journey where you truly get to know yourself, your limits, addictions, habits, etc. And throughout my journey I have found myself giving others advice and cheering them on to either start their own journey or to finish strong. If I can c... Read more

  • 6-25-15

    6/25/2015 1:27:48 PM, by PTREINER

    No walking, no jogging yesterday, lunched with friends and rode both horses instead. Took R for a trail ride and he did great, worked S very hard. He is terribly obese. Going to have to rearrange and put horses in separate pens. Really need to get weight off S and pour the feed to R. More work for m... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    6/25/2015 12:00:21 PM, by JLAMING263

    Our Baptism and confirmation is the gateway into His kingdom. When we enter, we covenant to be of His kingdom—forever! - Robert D. Hales... Read more

  • Stepping It Up!

    6/25/2015 11:32:02 AM, by RITZY78

    WooHOO!! I am now walking one full mile in the mornings! I've done it one evening too! I am soooo Happy! I didn't think I would be able to walk so far at one time again!! Dietician told me to increase every few days if I feel like my heart could take it! We will see. Right now I'm just going ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    6/25/2015 9:16:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's my daughter's last day of school today until september. soon, i am off to see her get her award and spend some time with her. i can run my errands from that end instead of at this end, here in the big city. my daughter already has plans for canada day. every year, we go to a big park where cana... Read more

  • one more assignment

    6/25/2015 7:17:49 AM, by KJG2345

    I have used grad school as an excuse for not taking care of me for the past three years. I have one more assignment and one more class left in my program. After this coming Wednesday, I have no excuses. I am going to put the same effort into me as I put into grad school. If I can finish grad school ... Read more

  • Just Don't Eat The Whole Cake

    6/25/2015 7:08:12 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    A few old college friends and I were at a birthday party, sitting near the birthday cake and talking about our dieting struggles and how hard it is to lose weight. We spoke of how many failed attempts and programs we had under our belts. We decided it was terribly daunting and only a miracle could ... Read more

  • New Jersey Sparking!

    6/25/2015 5:43:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    today my hubby and I drive down to New Jersey to speak for the AMC on the exciting subject of Aware of the Bear! I have never been to the AMC Mohican Center before, so this should be a real adventure! There are so many people who need to be taught proper bear etiquette. Bear need space! ... Read more

  • If you move more you eat more

    6/25/2015 1:39:37 AM, by INISFREE03

    Who would have guess that if you move more you can actually eat more? Enjoying my hard earned popcorn!... Read more

  • Help... to keep you Going... Going... Going...

    6/25/2015 1:30:11 AM, by BABECAVE

    Why & How to Make an Awesome Weight Loss Binder To keep you organized. Organization is really important to your weight loss success, believe it or not. You want to make sure you've got everything you need all in one easy to get to place. To help hold you accountable. ◦Food journaling is ... Read more

  • When you was Five Years old...

    6/25/2015 1:08:04 AM, by BABECAVE

    Picture yourself when you were five.... In Fact dig out a photo of little you at that time... and ... tape it to your mirror... How would you treat her... Love Her... Treat Her... Feed Her... ??? How would you nurture her if you were the mother of little you... I bet you would protec... Read more

  • You Only Get One Body...

    6/25/2015 12:16:53 AM, by BABECAVE

    It's a Shame for a woman... to grow old with out ever seeing the Strength and Beauty... of which her body is capable of... I may not be the Strongest... I may not be the Fastest... But I'll be Darned... if I'm not working out the hardest.... A Year from now... you will Wish you starte... Read more

  • talking to myself

    6/24/2015 10:52:12 PM, by CHRISSYMACD66

    Hey there Universe, I am soon sleepy tonight that I just want to blow off my Wii Fit session and go to bed. I haven't taken a rest day in a while. For some odd reason I keep waking up at 6:30 am thinking it's. 7:30 or later. Guess I still haven't adjusted to the time change! LOL Oh well...I'm g... Read more

  • Don't be afraid to make a fool of yourself

    6/24/2015 7:31:12 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    When in doubt , make a fool of yourself,. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth . So what the hell, leap ." Cynthia Heimel Today is wacky Wednesday let your inner child out to play and be foolishly creative. ... Read more

  • Day 60 - Deciding What "Wisely" Means

    6/24/2015 7:20:12 PM, by SONGBIRD2015

    Today's Weight: 155lbs So, after last night's blog, I got to thinking about what "wisely" actually means to me - at least when it comes to splurges and indulging. I can't live a life of total junk food deprivation. For me, that's a non-starter - and trying to live that way is the reason I have ... Read more

  • Summer is here. Don't feel like cooking but want to eat healthy. #2

    6/24/2015 5:27:55 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Enjoy vegetables and fruit so good for you. ....More tomorrow.... Read more

  • 6-24-15

    6/24/2015 3:57:39 PM, by PTREINER

    Jogged again yesterday for about 25 of my 60 min walk. Would like to jog again today, but stretched too hard afterwards and am hurting. Will ride both horses after work tonight instead of walking/jogging. Glad to be at home today. J's lung disease is likely interstitial. He started steroids tod... Read more

  • Relentless day 176, Another Fire Stand-down from Workout

    6/24/2015 3:50:43 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Another smoke filled Carson Valley. The Washington, CA fire has progressed to Markleeville, CA; that's about 45 Minutes from our City of Minden, NV. 24 The haze reminds me of LA; thankfully winds will eventually clear the air once the fire is controlled. But winds do not help the fir... Read more

  • KAREN BAY AT GATEWAY--PART 2--DOGS AND BOATS

    6/24/2015 12:52:55 PM, by GREATMARTIN

    Last month I wrote about Karen Bay which is at the east end of the Gateway Terrace apartments I live at. There is always something going on the water whether it is boats coming and going or people water skiing, kayaking, canoeing, riding on paddleboards or going up in the sky with water jet pa... Read more

  • so much sunshine

    6/24/2015 11:14:59 AM, by MOMMY445

    another sunny day here today! woo hoo! my daughter has just one more day of school left and she is done until september. i found out yesterday that she is getting an award at the school assembly tomorrow afternoon. of course mommy will be there. i was planning to be there,anyways. now i have a reall... Read more

  • I get to workout... not I have 2...

    6/24/2015 10:14:16 AM, by BABECAVE

    Gooo workout when you feel mad... 18 Goooo workout when you feel sad... 46 Gooo workout when you feel happy... 334 GoOo workout when you feel old... 12 GoOoOo workout when you feel weak... 33 GooOoo workout when you feel strong... 104 My last thought before I ... Read more

  • 6-24-15

    6/24/2015 9:56:40 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Been awhile since I have written on SP. I left my last Dr. apt in a great place. Hubby came home that night and told me about what was going on with him at work, which is not ethical or right. I am seriously protective. I also knew I took on other people's problems but I really feel this o... Read more

  • SPOILER...Happiness

    6/24/2015 9:21:23 AM, by JLAMING263

    Joy is more than happiness. Joy is the ultimate sensation of well-being. It comes from being complete and in harmony with our Creator and his eternal laws. Dallin H. Oaks... Read more

  • SeveLeveL

    6/24/2015 5:42:09 AM, by ARHITECTUL

    So, I'm SeveLeveL! I expected some sparkling fireworks on the event, but nothing appeared :( , so I told myself it's time to drop a line here, instead. I am going further, although this is not the perfect day to write about this -- I had a bad day and night yesterday. ... Read more

  • Somethings from nothing

    6/24/2015 5:34:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    This summer, my goal is to make somethings from nothing with the help of my good friend Nancy Barnaby. We are going through the fabric that we bought years past, and putting it to good use. Our first project is to make sturdy handbags like the one that Nancy bought in Sri Lanka. ... Read more