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  • 6-22-18

    6/22/2018 8:57:37 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!!... Read more

  • Time to add exercise

    6/22/2018 6:25:30 PM, by TC8890

    Ok, so I have been doing very well on this plan. But I do need to start exercising. My husband says I need to build muscle, which will help me loose weight. I will do some research, and then decide on an exercise plan.... Read more

  • The Effective Pain Treatment Your Vet May Not Want to Talk About

    6/22/2018 5:46:35 PM, by LOSER05
    Z1&et_cid=DM211981&et_rid=329824601... Read more


    6/22/2018 3:13:41 PM, by TUBLADY

    There has been some changes in my life sine the last blog. Here's a little back ground on my journey so far, This is the picture taken on Christmas eve , 2009. I am wearing my usual black in order to give the illusion of a smaller person. 68 years old, weighing 335 pounds. I would be starting... Read more

  • friday

    6/22/2018 1:46:41 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    i'm done!! got all the cupcakes done and boxed. all the cakes decorated and ready for delivery. i had about 20 extra red velvet cupcakes,. i was talking to my favorite guy when i was cleaning up and said geez..i either have to throw them out or find someone to give them too. long sigh..i love red ve... Read more

  • 30 years ago, and now

    6/22/2018 12:43:33 PM, by PEGGY-BEE

    30 years ago this summer, for some reason the hospital where I was to give birth couldn't hold Lamaze classes. So the Natural History Museum offered up the Chumash Hall for evening classes for one group and I was in it. Now that child is the manager of the Chumash Hall and works closely with the tri... Read more

  • Friday morning

    6/22/2018 11:43:00 AM, by PICKIE98

    We have been eating a lot of cucumbers lately, since they harvest first near water. We went to the fruit market to get more, so I ended up buying a huge head of cauliflower as well. Most people do not know that when you see black spots on cauliflower, it is not spoiled or old. The black comes from ... Read more

  • got my hair

    6/22/2018 10:20:52 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    Before and after hair pics I am so very happy with the new hair!! This pic was taken around end of May 2018 This pic was taken June 21, 2018 Thanks to everyone who commented on my blog yesterday. It was a long day for sure. Had to go back to the eye doctor to try to fix the probl... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/22/2018 9:23:46 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    WHOA 40 Just a friendly kiss. You're ignoring me. 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Take Your Dog to Work Day

    6/22/2018 8:39:15 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Friday after Father's Day Today is Take Your Dog to Work Day. And, we've just gotta ask "Why!?" They say every dog has it's day. Well, that day has arrived. Today, your dog gets to join you at work today. Of course, this assumes that your (wonderful) boss will ... Read more

  • Friday

    6/22/2018 6:03:35 AM, by ROX525

    Twelve days of vacation and am getting on the scale this morning. Hoping I didn't gain that much. Back on track today! Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • Weather

    6/22/2018 12:11:43 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was in the high 60s while it was overcast. It 65 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/21/2018 7:52:18 PM, by ROX525

    Wednesday through this Tuesday Disney, Wednesday and Thursday to PA for a wake and funeral and now off to Columbus for 2 days tomorrow afternoon. Note: I miss my bed! Life is Good. I am the redhead to the far left in the back row!... Read more

  • 10 Funniest Bulldog Videos

    6/21/2018 5:41:00 PM, by LOSER05
    GdfhM... Read more

  • Ahhhhhhhhhhh...And I Feel Fine!!!

    6/21/2018 12:50:55 PM, by EDWARDS1411

    Perfect!!! It's currently 19C (66F) with sunny blue skies and the occasional wispy cloud passing by. And it's to go up to 21C (just a smidge under 70F) though it will be feeling more like 22C (71.6F) - which is just fine by me - and sun, sun, sun!!! Yup, Here Comes Summer https://www.y... Read more

  • thursday

    6/21/2018 12:18:48 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    everything is built. one birthday cake just got picked up. all the little wwf cupcake toppers are done and drying. later i will go paint the mountain scene cake and hopefully start the birch cake painting..i have 3 of them to do. then tomorrow..have to bake another birthday cake, and bake and decora... Read more

  • 8 - Strategize

    6/21/2018 11:26:42 AM, by KALISWALKER

    List your 3 reasons/excuses on why your lifestyle (diets and exercise) plans have not been well executed in the past. Write a strategy for each one to keep yourself on track for 8 weeks. Let's learn from our past behaviors and make this our best Challenge ever! 1) inconsistent - I lose focus a... Read more

  • Thursday morning

    6/21/2018 10:48:04 AM, by PICKIE98

    Today I am staying home and doing the favorite task of paying bills and balancing the checkbook! Oh boy! I never complain about this because it is still a blessing that I have money and a checking account. It is all relative. We still have not gotten any rain, the temperatures are still warm... Read more

  • Better...

    6/21/2018 10:08:44 AM, by PEGGY-BEE

    I took the dreaded meds and did the proper biofeedback I have learned and I tamed that migraine and so far today NO rebound. A victory but I hate the drugging. At 3 PM after napping, we took Wiley to Shoreline Park for a walk. Actually this park is on a bluff and you used to be able to look dow... Read more

  • International Yoga Day

    6/21/2018 9:02:28 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always June 21 Today is International Yoga Day, as declared by the United Nations. The exercise of yoga, certainly has proved its worth and value over eons of time. Yoga originated in India over 5,000 years ago. Now that's staying power! Yoga is a co... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/21/2018 7:53:26 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    211 Gives a pat-on-the-back new meaning. 334 386 Sparkers ... Read more

  • 6-21-18

    6/21/2018 7:20:14 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • no i dont want fries with that

    6/21/2018 6:03:40 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    Going to be a very busy day, and what do I do....? wake up at 230 am and cant go back to sleep!! 102 so. I am up, having my coffee, and bulletproof coffee at that. going to do an hour on the dreadmill, shower and off to the eye doc, hair salon, then groceries. i am going to be late getting h... Read more

  • Weather

    6/21/2018 12:17:29 AM, by ZRIE014

    Another nice day in the low 70s. It is 64 outside and 71 inside. Temperature does not vary very much at all from day to day.... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 06/20/18

    6/20/2018 11:56:22 PM, by PDSLIM

    Man & Dog make Music
    urned+Pats%2c+Scratches+an... Read more

  • 7 Triggers & Red Light Foods

    6/20/2018 6:10:57 PM, by KALISWALKER

    List Trigger situations and foods (red light) that trigger your over consumption of calories. My triggers are – 1) It's late and I am watching TV alone... guilty secret I am watching my 600 Pound Life. For some reason I am not in bed sleeping - need to unwind (destress), bored, uncomfort... Read more

  • Basement Non-Blues

    6/20/2018 4:41:29 PM, by PAMMYLBEAR

    It's not even the middle of the hot part of summer here and I'm already camping out in the basement. Although I will admit, it may have something to do with the dehumidifier we got in March. I guess there was some good that came out of the basement flooding. Photo for pity attention. The photos ... Read more

  • Dealing with Reality

    6/20/2018 3:59:46 PM, by KGWINDER

    So I was trending downward, then I had a family gathering. Honestly I did a great job staying to healthy food and my total calories was not huge. Around 1400. However, the scales instantly bumped up. My logical brain said - of course there is food in your gut - it will adjust in a few days. But ... Read more

  • June so far,so good.

    6/20/2018 3:25:47 PM, by RSTENNER

    I've been on a great direction,avoiding carbs as much as possible. Eating tuna salad lunches. Funny when you follow a plan,it actually works!😂... Read more

  • Headache

    6/20/2018 1:03:32 PM, by PEGGY-BEE

    For some reason my migraines are back in full force. I have been trying to ignore and get on with life but I find that I've sunk into depression and am withdrawing. Gotta stop that. I used to go to therapy but my therapist has herself gone off the deep end. (let's just say she is on a year suspensio... Read more

  • Wednesday morning

    6/20/2018 11:53:28 AM, by PICKIE98

    Today was running-errands day. We went to Menard's for exfoliant for the yard, potting soil and 120 pounds of birdseed. THe combination of the storewide 11% rebate off everything, plus a rebate check I had in-hand, I got the 120 pounds of seed for $20.41. I had an employee load all of it into t... Read more

  • National Bald Eagle Day or American Eagle Day

    6/20/2018 9:55:32 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always June 20 American Eagle Day and National Bald Eagle Day are used interchangeably, as the day we celebrate the national bird of the United States of America. As our national bird, it symbolizes freedom, strength, honesty, wisdom and power. On this da... Read more

  • wednesday

    6/20/2018 9:50:02 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    baking..all day. that is Read more

  • Adorable Dog Recreates Intro To ‘The Office’ In Viral Video

    6/20/2018 8:38:23 AM, by LOSER05
    =2018-06/468x250newsslid_180618060647.jpg anyone who watches the Office will appreciate this cute video, I'm a... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/20/2018 7:29:54 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    211 Can I see! 334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/20/2018 6:48:32 AM, by ROX525

    111,055 Steps at Disney in 6 days (or 18,509 daily) in 90 degree weather! Had a blast! Going to get my exercise in as have a 5 hour one way trip to PA as my Aunt passed. Be back late tomorrow. Have a blessed day.... Read more

  • 6-20-18

    6/20/2018 6:06:32 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Weather

    6/20/2018 12:11:48 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was a nice day. Tonight it was cool outside for a get together. It is 65 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 06/19/18

    6/19/2018 11:57:07 PM, by PDSLIM

    Cole and Marmalade’s Thoughts
    simply-adorable/ Smokey does most of these. Fuzzy some. Nice night. Evening with friends at a museum event for members. ... Read more

  • tuesday

    6/19/2018 6:30:17 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Long, hot horse tub and pool at hotel was nice, and dinner out at Texas road house with my kid was fun. i stayed totally 2 sides that came with my steak were a house salad with bacon replacing the croutons, and loaded broccoli..broccoli with cheese, lemon pepper butter, and bacon.... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon

    6/19/2018 1:05:28 PM, by PICKIE98

    We never got the gully-washer that the lower half of the state got yesterday, but I opened all of the windows when we returned from the library and another errand this morning. I am really getting strength and cardio in today. I must have made ten trips up and down the basement stairs after forg... Read more

  • 6 - Motivation & 100 More DWL Day 2 I’ll Start Tomorrow

    6/19/2018 12:31:03 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Sometimes I still think of myself as that skinny teenager, and forget I am an over weight adult with low impulse control around food. It's a struggle but worth the effort to turn it around. For some of us it takes longer. Note I cannot say I am a 'responsible' adult because you can't have that and '... Read more

  • Volunteer Rescuers Find Fluffy White Dog Exhausted During Hike

    6/19/2018 10:48:33 AM, by LOSER05
    ewsslid_180615065238.jpg... Read more

  • Onward and downward

    6/19/2018 10:32:19 AM, by DIMPLES402000

    Lost another 1.2 pounds. I reinjured my knee on Saturday but it seems to be feeling better today. Still hurts but not like the pain on Saturday.... Read more

  • a glimmer

    6/19/2018 10:26:27 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    Woke up this morning feeling somewhat better. Slept better last night, no bouts of acid reflux at 2am! I went to bed early, around 930 and got a good night. I do have some more energy today. So I am cleaning, so far I have done my bathroom and washed my dogs bedding and hung it outside to dry. ... Read more

  • Juneteenth Day

    6/19/2018 9:23:51 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated: Always on June 19 th Juneteenth day celebrates and symbolizes the end of slavery in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862. It was not until June 19, 1865 that all slaves were finally freed. That conclu... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/19/2018 9:20:07 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    43 Soft and furry. 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • 6-19-18

    6/19/2018 5:50:12 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • 100 More DWL - Day 1 - Others Have Done It

    6/19/2018 12:50:28 AM, by KALISWALKER

    100 More Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangel - Day 1 - Others Have Done It I am so happy to have her new book. I LOVED 100 Days of Weight Loss and did it twice, one day at a time. Now I have the new book and look forward to more motivation and weight loss ideas. There are times I have fel... Read more

  • Weather

    6/19/2018 12:11:50 AM, by ZRIE014

    Another nice day compared to the mid-West. It was only in the low 70s. It is 65 outside and 72 inside.... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 06/18/18

    6/18/2018 11:54:48 PM, by PDSLIM

    Sing-Along Cutie
    -dog/ Tonights event was a fun opening at the NY Historical Society - mostly for some of the people who attended. It was a small exhibit on Bill Cunningham - A NY photographer who just wandere... Read more

  • sleep journal

    6/18/2018 8:46:49 PM, by KASANNMIL

    Sleep journal – 6-10-18 I took a chewable melatonin. I got settled in bed with my eye mask on around 10:31pm. I fell asleep at 11:35pmish and woke up at 2amish because my eyemask wasn’t on my eyes, my legs were pretzeled and they hurt. I fell asleep at 3:05amish. I woke up around 8amish but then... Read more

  • journey to becoming a badass

    6/18/2018 8:40:29 PM, by KASANNMIL

    Day 463 Its Sunday June 10, 2018. I read chapters 35 and 36 of Dragons Child and chapter 14 of Swamp Sniper. I got my workout done and I tracked it. I tracked everything I ate. I kept my commitment to get extra movement aside from my tracked exercise. I continued writing Night Air. Day 464 Its... Read more

  • These 15 Dogs Reuniting With Their Owners Will Melt You

    6/18/2018 2:50:10 PM, by LOSER05
    heir-owners-will-melt-you?slide=1... Read more

  • I am Making the Rest of My Life the Best of My Life - Summer 5% Challenge Assignments

    6/18/2018 11:43:37 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Nutrition Tracking Menu Planning – aim for 15 vegan meals per week Breakfast Freggies/Fiber Sleep aim for 8 hours Summer 5% Challenge Assignments - Exercise, Diet, Schedule I had surgery earlier this year and need to focus on being all that I can be. I fight every day to ... Read more

  • Monday morning

    6/18/2018 10:35:02 AM, by PICKIE98

    We got a teaser of a rain sprinkle a couple hours ago, but I hope we get more today. The ground is dry, the grass is brown, and the plants and animals are in need that moisture.... Read more

  • Feeling a Little Better

    6/18/2018 10:24:02 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    My new job has me working from home, so my desk that I spend my day, slaving away, looks out at into my side yard at my fence between my yard and my neighbor's yard. A lot better than sitting in a cubicle. Besides, Boots enjoys sleeping under the glass top desk. (my view) (Boots snoo... Read more

  • missing spark

    6/18/2018 9:37:58 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    I have lost my spark! I was just sitting here thinking this morning, after getting out of bed, getting dressed, pouring a cup of coffee and sitting back down....about how tired I already feel this morning. Where did my spark go? What happened to the sparker who used to get out of bed at 530 a... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/18/2018 7:57:53 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    211 Buddies 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • 6-18-18

    6/18/2018 5:51:09 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Go Fishing Day

    6/18/2018 4:54:10 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always June 18th Today is Go Fishing Day. Now, this is my kind of day! It's a day to go out and bring home a healthy, tasty, meal for the family. Fishing is hard work. The pressure to bring home a "mess of fish" to feed the family is almost unbearable. Af... Read more

  • Boom boom pow

    6/18/2018 2:38:57 AM, by 3VEGGIES

    I love this piece of art work and the saying: “i’ve Got that boom, boom, pow.” Sparklers—What advice do you have for successful weight loss? I’ve done this before and will do it again. But first, I’m going to ask the experts. What I Think the key elements for me are: Food journal, co... Read more

  • Weather

    6/18/2018 12:10:03 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day compared to the mid-west. It is 60 in the morning and high 60s as the high. It is 63 outside and 73 inside.... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 06/17/18

    6/17/2018 11:13:50 PM, by PDSLIM

    Cats and Kids Being the Cutest
    +Examples+of+Cats+and+Kids+Being+the+Cutest ... Read more

  • Dive, Dive, Dive!

    6/17/2018 9:02:43 PM, by PAMMYLBEAR

    Weight is down. I like it!... Read more

  • Short and Sweet Munchkin Kitten

    6/17/2018 11:37:06 AM, by LOSER05
    gn=20180614Z1&et_cid=DM213630&et_rid=336114626... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/17/2018 11:27:49 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    43 The bright side of harmony 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Two Different Mindsets

    6/17/2018 11:15:37 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    It is strange to think that yesterday, my mind went into two different realms. As I swam with my family during the day, I felt wonderful, free, and euphoric, as I was free from pain, and finally able to move freely in the water and have fun with my youngest nephew (6 years old) and not drag myself o... Read more

  • Sunday afternoon

    6/17/2018 9:57:12 AM, by PICKIE98

    I wish all of the dads out there a wonderful day. We do appreciate you for doing your dad things with us and for us. I miss my dad every day. He has been in heaven for 18 years. 51 days until Paradise! We have a weather advisory for today:105 heat index. Our humidity is 100% right ... Read more

  • Father's Day

    6/17/2018 9:03:05 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Third Sunday in June A day to honor Dad. NO. Rather, it is a day to enjoy time with Dad and appreciate all he does for you. What Dad really wants is healthy, happy and successful kids. And, he wants you to spend a few moments with him on Father's Day. Today's life s... Read more

  • 6-17-18

    6/17/2018 8:43:38 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Feathers ;-) 6/16/18

    6/17/2018 2:02:49 AM, by PDSLIM

    Funny bird videos
    35Efc Extra video - this was a feature on a news site today. Great reminder of animal feeling & understanding.
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  • Weather

    6/17/2018 12:11:43 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was the first June gloom day this month. It was only in the mid-60s overcast today. It is only 61 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Leading By Example Helps Ourselves!

    6/16/2018 9:18:26 PM, by EDWARDS1411

    As we work towards a healthier way of life, we can encourage those around us to be healthier as well. We don't have to be preachy or naggy, but we can lead by example and inspire others by: - Choosing to eat healthy food - others notice. - By exercising consistently each week - result... Read more

  • 6-16-18

    6/16/2018 6:39:46 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • That old inner voice

    6/16/2018 1:37:20 PM, by ALEXTHEHUN

    Some people here in Sparkpeople and out in the rest of the world too have made comments along the lines of, "You sobered up and you quit smoking. Just do the same thing about losing weight." There's a variety of reasons why it's not that simple. You may be tempted to think, "He's just rationa... Read more

  • Saturday morning

    6/16/2018 10:58:36 AM, by PICKIE98

    We were early-birds this morning for the two-day specials at Kroger.I got a free half gallon of light cran-pomegranate juice as the weekly freebie. I then bought big bottles of heinz catsup and quart jars of miracle whip for 99 cents each. I stocked up on some paper products, got a big amount off b... Read more

  • German Shepherd Is the 'Wake-Up Call' for Kids

    6/16/2018 10:08:09 AM, by LOSER05
    e-wake-up-call-for-kids.aspx... Read more

  • World Juggler's Day

    6/16/2018 9:52:48 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Saturday Closest to June 17th World Juggler's Day celebrates the skill of juggling, and those talented people who can juggle many balls and objects at a time. Common objects include: balls, clubs, swords, plates, rings, and flaming sticks. The best jugglers can jugg... Read more

  • On the lighter sde

    6/16/2018 9:26:44 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    213 345 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Weather

    6/16/2018 12:13:31 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day in the mid-70s. It was overcast in the late afternoon. It is 66 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 06/15/18

    6/15/2018 11:57:35 PM, by PDSLIM

    Top 5 Dog videos 1/15/16
    QrcmY Have a grrrreat day. Peggy... Read more

  • Shih Tzu Puppy Knows Tricks

    6/15/2018 10:37:43 AM, by LOSER05
    0180615Z1&et_cid=DM213663&et_rid=337325076... Read more

  • Friday morning

    6/15/2018 10:33:00 AM, by PICKIE98

    The rest of the weekend is going to be very hot, very humid, and a few thunderstorms. Today is a rest day from the fun day yesterday. I have paperwork, we both are feeling the effects of the allergens in the air from yesterday,m but I did not get sunburn. She got it on her face. I did not sleep ... Read more

  • One week til Solstice!!! (and Dinos!)

    6/15/2018 9:56:06 AM, by PEGGY-BEE

    Things are getting crazy at the Workshop! See the progress: She has been hard at work!!! Not sure yet which dino will be hers for the parade, maybe switching on route. This year's theme is "Heros" to celebrate the Fire Dept, Police Dept and National Guard for all their... Read more

  • Smile Power Day

    6/15/2018 8:47:26 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : June 15 Smile Power Day is today. Feel the power. Give everyone you see a big, friendly, "I like you" smile. You never know, you're warm smile just might turn someone's day right around...for the good! Love may make the world go round. But, a smile makes... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/15/2018 7:44:19 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    43 Learning the wonders of nature 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • 6-15-18

    6/15/2018 6:26:53 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 06/14/18

    6/15/2018 2:07:51 AM, by PDSLIM

    Do Our Cats Miss Us When We Leave?
    cats-miss-us-leave/ Well... Smokey misses me. Fuzzy - as long as he has Smokey, he's happy. Good day. Have a great new person to help me. The lady has worked for my neighbo... Read more