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  • It's been a long day

    4/25/2018 7:36:03 PM, by SMIDGON

    Made an early trip to the hospital for hubby's pacemaker / defibrillator replacement. Baring any thing else this should carry him for 6-8 yrs.. ... Read more

  • Letters through your door

    4/25/2018 5:58:28 PM, by TIZSLIM

    These days, my 'post box' is looking a bit tattered. It's constantly being filled with junk and bills. Especially at the moment with local elec... Read more

  • Make Time and Energy for Dieting (BDS)

    4/25/2018 11:24:22 AM, by WINACHST

    Okay, I admit it, this is the one that gets me every time. I have difficulty making the time and having the energy to do what I need to do. Then ... Read more

  • I am a Sidekick

    4/24/2018 6:57:10 PM, by TIZSLIM

    What did I tell you? There's something in the air I said with regards my house situation. Well now I have received notification of the next Cou... Read more

  • Accountability, Responsibility, and Choice

    4/24/2018 11:45:51 AM, by WINACHST

    I am trying to get 100% eating a whole food plant based diet, but seem to be having some difficulty getting with the plan. You see, I am not able... Read more

  • I told you so

    4/22/2018 6:29:48 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Don't listen to the Weather Man/Woman I said. Today was forecast to be grey and overcast with a high chance of rain. Elaine and I arrived at th... Read more

  • What the weather man says

    4/21/2018 5:48:17 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Now I don't care what the weather man says, when the weather man says it's raining, you don't hear me complaining. ... Read more


    4/21/2018 3:41:21 PM, by SMIDGON

    Emma is becoming a Diva like Lexie was! BLESSING... Read more

  • Need a laugh? New dog cross breeds

    4/21/2018 12:59:46 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Having some sadness on the family front ... nephew is losing the battle. So Sad. Anyway, hope this brings a chuckle Read more

  • You can't make this #@!# UP!!!

    4/21/2018 7:50:51 AM, by _RAMONA

    (in some instances profanity IS the appropriate res... Read more

  • Big 7Tea Birthday Party

    4/20/2018 5:16:52 PM, by TIZSLIM

    I'm definitely going ahead with this. Planning has begun in earnest. It will be happening on Saturday June 30th and will take place in Elaine's... Read more

  • Physical Therapy

    4/20/2018 12:14:50 PM, by ICANINSIGHT

    Physical Therapy was yesterday. I put it off for a year because I had surgery and in-law issues last year. I like my therapist. I was also... Read more


    4/20/2018 9:27:53 AM, by SMIDGON

    Thank you all so much for all the encougement. I really do need ones that have my back. Yesterday morning while getting my bath, I came ... Read more

  • Can you feel it?

    4/19/2018 5:19:58 PM, by TIZSLIM

    There's something in the air. Sometimes we sense change without knowing why. An obvious example is changes in the seasons. It may be yet anoth... Read more

  • Infusions and the Down Side of Skinny

    4/19/2018 1:22:05 PM, by TRESSWANN

    I get a several hour infusion every six months. In fact, it has been 2 infusions 2 weeks apart and then a six month break. Yesterday was my las... Read more

  • Data Protection

    4/18/2018 6:42:31 PM, by TIZSLIM

    We've all heard the dreaded words 'data protection' I'm sure. Don't get me wrong, I think it is a good thing that our private information is pro... Read more

  • Gained 5 lbs

    4/18/2018 5:32:20 PM, by HOPE4TODAY2

    Isn't the name of this game to loose the weight not put it on? Thought so,,, well I went to the doctor to start the year with check ups and wha... Read more

  • Going With Ebbs And Flows

    4/18/2018 11:09:40 AM, by ICANINSIGHT

    Life is like that, you are up one minute and down the next. Let's hope it is mostly ups. Diets are like that too. You are up one minute, d... Read more

  • Something I really ought to know

    4/18/2018 6:52:57 AM, by WINACHST

    This morning as I was tracking my food in chronometer, I decided to add my weight for these past few weeks just so I could see the graph. Since D... Read more

  • Bossy Brunch

    4/17/2018 5:53:47 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Yet another meeting of the Birthday Bunch Brunch today. So many of us have our birthdays in March and April that we have fallen behind. We stil... Read more

  • Windrush Children

    4/16/2018 5:49:23 PM, by TIZSLIM

    I don't often comment on political issues on these pages - it's not what Spark is for. However, I feel so strongly about this issue that I just ... Read more


    4/16/2018 10:44:49 AM, by SMIDGON

    I have given much thought to this email. I haven't felt well for some time, so, I guess some would say I am feeling sorry for myself! ... Read more

  • Giving myself credit today (BDS Day4)

    4/16/2018 10:09:07 AM, by WINACHST

    I am going to do one of the Beck Diet Solution's exercise this morning and give myself credit because I actually finished reading the book The Pl... Read more

  • When big sis says jump............

    4/15/2018 6:01:02 PM, by TIZSLIM

    My boys ask 'how high'? I've only ever known my eldest boy to tell her 'no' once. Even my youngest who can be a contrary bugger does as his big... Read more


    4/15/2018 2:42:27 PM, by SMIDGON

    His pulse basically remains elevated. Meds aren't helping. I need to get to the grocery and get my hair washed. Due to being unable to keep... Read more

  • 7Tea Birthday Celebrations

    4/14/2018 5:48:29 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Good news. I rang Elaine earlier to ask how she was feeling. Definitely on the mend she told me. More importantly, she sounded very chirpy. I... Read more

  • Birthday Brunch

    4/13/2018 5:41:40 PM, by TIZSLIM

    The Birthday Brunch Bunch met up today to celebrate my birthday. I suppose I should really call us The Belated Birthday Brunch Bunch because we ... Read more

  • Ode to Spellchecker - Friday Funny

    4/13/2018 11:19:21 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Ode to the Spellchecker Eye have a spelling checker It came with my pea sea It plainly marques four my revue Miss steaks eye kin knot sea Eye... Read more

  • To blog or not to blog

    4/12/2018 6:17:34 PM, by TIZSLIM

    I don't mean here on Spark. I'm afraid you're stuck with my ramblings. One of the things I like about Spark is that it is rare to come across ... Read more

  • Killing for Profit -- The Corruption of Evidence Based Medicine

    4/12/2018 4:57:56 PM, by _RAMONA

    (...not to mention all of that "peer reviewed research" in which SparkPeople puts so much faith... doesn't seem so relevant in light of this, doe... Read more

  • I need to focus on my why

    4/12/2018 8:56:11 AM, by WINACHST

    I need to get back on track before the track becomes so overgrown it cannot be found. It is so easy to get lost in the junk food jungle. Too make... Read more


    4/12/2018 8:17:03 AM, by SMIDGON

    It appears that I am always asking for something! Today it is mostly off the beat of my usual requests. How to transform our Victorian ... Read more

  • The Birthday

    4/11/2018 5:37:41 PM, by TIZSLIM

    It's The Birthday today. So as is customary, we went to Ask for The Birthday Meal. We being me, my best ever birthday present - otherwise known... Read more


    4/11/2018 7:25:20 AM, by SMIDGON

    Yesterday he had his Urologist appt.. It appears that with each appt. comes a referral to a new set of specialists. And that goes on to mor... Read more

  • Distracted

    4/10/2018 5:56:55 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Regular readers may recall my dash out to get replacement bits for my daughter's 'something old, something new' package, only for the original it... Read more

  • How many times can one start over?

    4/10/2018 4:21:09 PM, by HOPE4TODAY2

    I have started and stopped getting healthy so many times I m beginning to wonder if there will ever be a day I will make up my mind and stick to... Read more

  • Elf 'n' Safety innit

    4/9/2018 6:53:48 PM, by TIZSLIM

    I mentioned yesterday about the blocked kitchen sink. Tbh it has been a problem on and off for the last year or so. I have spent an inordinate ... Read more

  • Lazy Sunday Afternoon

    4/8/2018 6:06:20 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Today was a designated Tennis Watching Day. I spent a very enjoyable afternoon watching the last two singles rubbers in the Davis Cup tie betwee... Read more

  • Follow the chi

    4/7/2018 5:10:56 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Let's just face it - I'm going to have to do it mys... Read more

  • Catching up

    4/6/2018 6:16:06 PM, by TIZSLIM

    No waffling on about the latest news at Tiz Towers tonight. I'm 'catching up'. Or trying to. Normally when people comment on one of my b... Read more

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