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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

  • Coming clean

    4/25/2018 7:08:47 PM, by OTEMPURA

    I've been absent for a while but after making some baby steps I'm back to sparkpeople and I'm coming fully clean about how i lost weigh 100 lbs b... Read more

  • Done. Almost.

    4/25/2018 6:55:49 PM, by ETCH12

    I had a plan scheduled for today. I checked off each item. I finished and see a few other things that need attention. Spring is in the air. ... Read more

  • Half Marathon Added to the Schedule!

    4/25/2018 9:03:44 AM, by SUGIRL06

    Because I'm nutso, I'm signing up for a June half marathon! Yep, you read that right. You see though, its a *fun* run. It is Germ... Read more

  • week 25 of therapy

    4/24/2018 8:56:53 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS19

    This week we discussed my concerns about my possible diabetic diagnosis since my hands are shaking uncontrollably. Along with the other symptoms ... Read more

  • Nature Run for Earth Day

    4/23/2018 1:42:25 PM, by SUGIRL06

    Happy Monday! This week/weekend was pretty busy as usual. I only managed 2 workouts last week. A 1.25 miler on Wednesday and my l... Read more

  • Real weight loss.

    4/23/2018 11:11:31 AM, by ETCH12

    I weighed myself. 5 pounds down in 2 weeks. The firs... Read more

  • Another new week !

    4/23/2018 9:11:07 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Had a fairly stable week last week. I didn't lose but I didn't gain much (4 tenths of a pound). I did sleep a lot as well. Little progress o... Read more

  • It’s my Grateful Week!!

    4/23/2018 2:11:00 AM, by MISSLORI5

    I have decided to make an extra effort to be grateful... Read more

  • Social media.

    4/22/2018 2:09:46 PM, by ETCH12

    Today I used the big computer. We call the desktop computer the "big" computer. So many gadgets. Laptops, phones,tablets. Each thing has it's o... Read more

  • Weight loss.

    4/22/2018 1:41:07 AM, by ETCH12

    I'm averaging 2 lbs of weight loss a week. I am trying to weigh myself on Monday mornings. I am going to take measurements once a month. Slow and... Read more


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

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

  • Wake up.

    4/21/2018 10:57:17 AM, by JULMATT

    You have known for weeks, months, over a year that you were taking multiple steps back each day, but you never seem to do anything about it. Y... 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

  • Gain From My Father

    4/19/2018 11:42:31 AM, by JULMATT

    Today when I came home from PT on my knee I was in a rush mode, because my dad has an appointment at 1. I decided that we would eat leftover m... Read more

  • Hump day !

    4/18/2018 10:59:36 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Been a sleepy 2 days. Not much else accomplished. Worked too hard on the paper disposal ;-P Begun: 4/1/2018 238.2 1st goal: 5... Read more

  • week 24 of therapy

    4/18/2018 6:17:34 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS19

    this week I discussed with Christine what I am reading by Joyce Meyer which is the Battlefield of the Mind right now. I have learned as I started... Read more

  • A dog's view.

    4/18/2018 11:18:01 AM, by ETCH12

    We have a little rescue,pure bred mutt. He has been t... Read more

  • Recipe Update

    4/18/2018 8:18:40 AM, by JULMATT

    My new and unnamed recipe turned out to be a great meal. Calories was kind higher than it thought, but it was a very filling meal, so you didn... Read more

  • Facebook detox.

    4/17/2018 11:12:37 AM, by ETCH12

    I have been off Facebook for over 3 weeks. Why didn't I do this sooner? I had my pictures stolen. I had my name used for fake Facebook accounts.... Read more

  • 2018 April Fool's 11K

    4/17/2018 9:03:05 AM, by SUGIRL06

    Happy Tuesday! This past weekend was actually pretty quiet! Friday, I went with friends to Bonefish Grill for happy hour. Then we finished our... Read more

  • New Recipe

    4/17/2018 8:25:14 AM, by JULMATT

    I have been wanting to try this idea for a dish that has been in my head for months. Yesterday while I was bored and trying to avoid eating I ... Read more

  • Day 22

    4/16/2018 5:57:02 PM, by UWPALUM

    Hello everyone! The past few weeks have been good and bad, just like life, right? First, my mom was here to visit and having her around kept... Read more

  • Monday’s meme

    4/16/2018 5:09:09 PM, by MISSLORI5

    I am working hard to keep this one going! There are some points that are harder for me than others! Hope your week goes well! Read more

  • Focusing.

    4/16/2018 11:40:27 AM, by ETCH12

    So maybe things happened so close together. I was positive that I wouldn't make it. I have to admit that the turning point was a family members i... Read more

  • Self Care Ramble

    4/16/2018 10:56:15 AM, by JULMATT

    I hear it from my therapist all the time. Take time for yourself. If you do not take care of yourself then you can not help anyone else. Both ... 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

  • Feeling better today

    4/15/2018 8:18:51 PM, by SLROBSON

    I got a root canal this past Wednesday, the pain is improving. I was able to chew food on the right side of my mouth today.... Read more

  • Ohh god....what have i done....

    4/15/2018 5:56:43 PM, by DEVILSIN

    I made a green smoothie for breakfast this morning instead of my usual fruit based smoothies and it was ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING! 3 sips in and i wa... 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

  • Energized.

    4/15/2018 10:05:40 AM, by ETCH12

    Yesterday after my much needed walk. I pulled weeds,... Read more

  • Lesson Learned

    4/14/2018 4:49:32 PM, by DEVILSIN

    Usually i start my days doing cardio, whether it be jump rope, hiking, elliptical or cardio workout video and then i move on to strength training... Read more

  • I just fell back ONTO the face of the earth

    4/14/2018 3:39:03 PM, by JBARSTOW

    Unbelievable. I logged on today, looked around, and found that I haven't been here in more than four years.So long. So many changes in my life, s... Read more

  • Taxes, budgets, papers, and other pains

    4/14/2018 1:24:14 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I was so convinced that I would do the taxes earlier this year. Such is my world. ;-) This week-end is taxes, first and foremost. After ... Read more

  • Should I stay or should I just go?

    4/14/2018 10:24:00 AM, by ETCH12

    My right heal is still painful. My knee is wobbly. T... Read more

  • Weight Gain Showed up

    4/14/2018 10:01:36 AM, by JULMATT

    Last couple of weeks I have paid little to no attention to how much I eat and my exercise has been minimal. I had been lucky and the scales re... Read more

  • Better Than Though

    4/13/2018 12:34:22 PM, by JULMATT

    First thought this afternoon was that I had not managed to get in enough exercise this week. Not sure why, but it is what came to me. So, when... Read more

  • Tax time.

    4/13/2018 11:07:35 AM, by ETCH12

    Friday the 13th also tax appointment time. Scary. Or is it? Nothing to fear.... Read more

  • Test Results

    4/13/2018 9:47:10 AM, by PERRYBABE

    Hi! I am happy to report that the tests went well (other than my blood pressure taking a nosedive due to dehydration and anxiety). There are no ... Read more

  • Food calorie track

    4/13/2018 9:26:13 AM, by RDBARRETT

    Well here I am again. Working on my food intake... Read more

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