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  • Countdown 35

    6/13/2021 1:04:38 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    So I came into town around midnight, but there was only one hotel and the clerk said every room was taken. So what did you do? I begged. I got down on my knees. I said, "You've got to have a room. Anything. Please." And? Finally, she said, "Well, I do have a double room with only one occ... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS HAPPY SUNDAY GETTING GOOD SLEEP MEANS A LOT TO YOUR BODY

    6/13/2021 9:56:39 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok happy sunday good sleep means a whole lot for your body be more rested i am taking better care of myself dealing with my mom my aunt and my son the last 5 years really took it out of me so my mom passed last year my aunt doing better and my son so all enjoy your da... Read more

  • Sunday Brilliant Thought

    6/13/2021 6:08:55 AM, by THERIGHTDEB2021

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  • Muddling through

    6/13/2021 12:19:09 AM, by MCHOPPER

    Two walks today and ate well. Compared some more calculators today. I am so disappointed. I will just keep doing the best that I can. We are going for a drive to the next town over. It's about 90 minutes away. We will have lunch and walk around. ... Read more

  • Future of The Official 5% Challenges

    6/13/2021 12:05:53 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Hi 5% Challengers. You've likely read that SparkPeople is closing August 17th. The 2021 Summer Challenge is the last one we are doing on Spark. It starts June 19th so we can complete all 8 weeks. We have got a lot of inquiries about the future of the 5% Challenge. The Official 5% Challenge Comm... Read more

  • Countdown 36

    6/12/2021 3:34:57 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Two cows are lying in a field. One of them says to the other, "So, what do you think about this mad cow disease?" The other says, "What do I care? I'm a helicopter."... Read more

  • My New Blog Site

    6/12/2021 11:15:49 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    My NEW BLOG is at bethdonovan.com Please do stay in touch. I love all of you! My email is indygirl101@icloud.com My phone number is (317) 772-2545 FaceBook.com/Indygirl101 ... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS HAPPY SATURDAY ENJOY YOUR DAY LOVE YOU ALL

    6/12/2021 9:24:07 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning did 4 days this week feeling pretty 247 247 593 595 304 386 good enjoy your day love to all of you hope we can all get back together again love to all of you... Read more

  • 06/12/2021

    6/12/2021 9:15:05 AM, by RHOOK20047

    I have held my tongue since learning that SP is going to close on Aug. 17. It was a sucker punch in the gut. It is like losing a family member. I have been following all my friends lives for the last 13 years. I feel like part of your family as you feel like part of mine. You will never know ho... Read more

  • I Leave for One Minute ...

    6/12/2021 7:46:25 AM, by THERIGHTDEB2021

    And the whole joint goes up for grabs! SP has brought order and direction to a lot of lives, including mine. So sorry to see SP ending (and the day before my birthday too). A lot of necessary losses in the last year or two -- did not see this one coming. Oh well, oh well. ... Read more

  • Wow We Did It!

    6/12/2021 12:54:16 AM, by KALISWALKER

    We hurried things up so we can start the Summer 5% Challenge earlier. This ensures we can do the full 8 weeks before SparkPeople close the doors. It was a lot of work but it been it's done! I had my 6 month check up today with my Medical Weight Management (MWM) doctor. It's been about 2.5 years... Read more

  • Friday

    6/11/2021 11:09:33 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Boring day here because it rained all day. I hope we have sunshine for next 2 days, we are going camping.... Read more

  • Beware of faulty calorie calculators

    6/11/2021 9:36:39 PM, by MCHOPPER

    40 minute walk I ended up going for a long walk last night after I did my blog. A shorter one today. I am over on calories since we went to Red Robin. I told my kids that when I got to 50,000 names on my genealogy program I would buy dinner. I hit it a few days ago. I wasn't too interested in t... Read more

  • Low energy

    6/11/2021 8:41:44 PM, by RALPHDB

    Another heart/ lung exacerbation, back up to 31 prescription drug usages a day for a while.... Read more

  • Countdown 37

    6/11/2021 12:51:46 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Mr. Johnson, I want to speak with you about your son. I discovered him playing doctor with my daughter! Well, it's only natural for children that age to explore their sexuality in the form of play. Sexuality? He took out her appendix!... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS MOVE IT FRIDAY I GAVE MYSELF A B TODAY

    6/11/2021 9:27:24 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok gym workout this morning doing good gave myself a B feeling pretty good enjoy your day love to each of you thank you all your prayers and texts let me know what you all are up to today 247 248 594 304 386 got four days in this week... Read more

  • Tree behind the fence cut

    6/11/2021 5:26:15 AM, by AOKDIET21

    Hi 👋 Spark ⚡Friends 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 - paid Jessie to use a chain saw cutting a dead tree plus all tree limbs that were on or over my fence.... Read more

  • I need to straighten up my act

    6/10/2021 8:35:57 PM, by MCHOPPER

    My eating was fine today (so far). I am having trouble staying motivated because SP is closing. I have been fiddling around with MFP but it is so hard to navigate. I have a hard time finding the right food for the nutrition tracker. Everything is just different. I will adjust. And I can't find peopl... Read more

  • Sad but… We Must Never Give Up

    6/10/2021 8:33:30 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Spark Spirit, all! Yes, we are sad, some angry, frustrated, emotions running around like crazy. I’m deeply saddened by losing the one thing that worked for me- a community to support me. I know Chris Downie, SparkGuy, is a man of integrity and really cares. He must have a really good reason for c... Read more

  • Countdown 38

    6/10/2021 1:33:38 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    A dog owner takes his sick dog to the vet. The vet examines the dog and pronounces it terminally ill. The pet owner requests a second opinion. So the vet brings his own kitten in, and the kitten examines the sick dog and shakes his head. The pet owner requests another opinion. This time the vet... Read more

  • just sayin’ … I’m back and Sparks is ???

    6/10/2021 11:15:33 AM, by MTN_KITTEN

    Well, dang I come back from Texas … and y’all have messed up Sparks. I spent tons of time hugging on our DS1 after not seeing him for almost 2 years. I gave him his quilt I made for his birthday a year and a half ago. He goes to the doc the end of July to see if the powerful meds he is taking a... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS NO GYM THIS MORNING HAD TO CHANGE MY AUNTS LEGS

    6/10/2021 10:44:55 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well no gym this morning had to change my aunts legs back at it in the morning going to try and get back to my floor exercises my aunt dont have any breakouts on her legs so proud of that enjoy your day love and peace to all love to all 247 248 247 247 593 9... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/9/2021 10:42:34 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did early morning walk, then made it to gym for spin class. Did 2nd walk on treadmill.... Read more

  • Walling is easier

    6/9/2021 9:47:55 PM, by AOKDIET21

    👋Hi Spark ⚡Friends 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 - walking is much easier after loosing 50 pounds this year. Gone is carrying a big 50 lb bag of fat. Lost all over - will take measurements later.... Read more

  • MFP

    6/9/2021 9:21:47 PM, by MCHOPPER

    I am mchopper1 on MyFitnessPal. Please be my friend. I have been overeating the last few days. I think its because I am not on here as much to keep track. I am figuring MFP out slowly.... Read more

  • August 17

    6/9/2021 9:21:45 PM, by RALPHDB

    We still have some time before August 17.... Read more

  • Countdown 39

    6/9/2021 4:38:14 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    We went to this wonderful restaurant today and I can't remember the name of it. What's that flower with the sharp thorns that can be red, white, or pink? Rose? Yeah. Hey, Rose, what's the name of that restaurant?... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS WORK IT OUT WEDNESDAY I DONE MINE THIS MORNING

    6/9/2021 9:42:02 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok good workout this morning thank god i am doing better i am going to mess this routine and you all special people so much i am sad about that hope we can keep in touch sometimes we are you all doing today wonder why they didnt want sparkpeople anymore enjoy your day... Read more

  • Still Looking

    6/9/2021 12:23:57 AM, by KALISWALKER

    We are looking a new site to replace Spark but haven't found the diet, exercise, member lead teams/challenges, and blogs. If you find something please let me know. We are setting up a Facebook 5% Challenge team with topics/sections for each team, so people can keep in contact with their teammat... Read more

  • I'm leaving Spark People, today is my last day.

    6/8/2021 11:25:27 PM, by INFLATED

    I am not good at using my Iphone and I don't use it except to make phone calls. I don't use apps and I am going to another site to see if I can manage there. I am not going to complain about Spark People, it has been a wonderful experience for me and easy enough that I could use it. It takes ... Read more

  • Waiting

    6/8/2021 10:24:06 PM, by MCHOPPER

    I have spent the day waiting. A friend and her kids were going to drop by but they never did. I assume she ran out of time and had to get home. She lives 3 hours away and was just in town for the day. Now I am waiting for her husband who is supposed to come and give me a blessing. I have no idea whe... Read more

  • So long and thanks for the fish

    6/8/2021 8:17:54 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Things change. As SP gets ready to change over to their new platform so many of us are looking back at our journey here, I'm right along there with you. The day I started here I was 312 pounds and couldn't take it anymore. It wasn't the tools that kept me going here it was the people.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/8/2021 6:50:45 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I asked some personal trainers on what app they have their clients use. They all said WW. They also told me that I do too much cardio and should do more weight training. The things you learn at the gym.... Read more

  • Countdown 40

    6/8/2021 3:16:10 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    My father decided that I should learn how to swim. We went to one of the lakes in the area, and my father put a boat in the water. He rowed me out a little way from shore and threw me overboard. I swam back to shore. He took me out farther and threw me overboard again. Again, I swam back to sho... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS WORK IT TUESDAY LETS GO

    6/8/2021 10:19:54 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers nhope all are doing ok hope all of us can stay in touch with each other can i get you all contact information are are we going to be on facebook please let me know i am going to miss all of you enjoy your day love and many blessings to all of you 247 248 223 593 247 386... Read more

  • Back to blog.-

    6/8/2021 1:10:39 AM, by MNABOY

    The SP notice started the week with with a bang. MIXED FEELINGS I found a team that I give full credit for my losing 150#, and the team members disappeared and I regained 100#. As Cool Hand Luke sang when he was low: I don't care if it rains or freezes long as I got my plastic Jesus sittin on t... Read more

  • New Site?

    6/8/2021 12:49:17 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I am sad to learn that SparkPeople will be closing August 17th. SparkAmerica where you can choose an American city to join. We have a second home in WA so hubby and I joined SparkSeattle https://sparkamerica.com/spark
    -cities/ I am not sure what the site is about, but I will let... Read more

  • Lunch

    6/7/2021 11:12:44 PM, by RALPHDB

    I had lunch with two old friends from out if town, today. Great time visiting.... Read more

  • Friend me

    6/7/2021 9:36:45 PM, by MCHOPPER

    25 minute walk Not feeling very energetic today. I have been down about SP shutting down. I am in Canada so i will have to find another site. I have been looking but haven't found one that is easy. I use my computer not a phone and a lot of them are just apps for phone. I will continue to searc... Read more

  • OK ~ SP ~ Flips & Hugs!!!

    6/7/2021 8:56:23 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5527 Monday, June 7, 2021 7:02PM Just checking on all of you ~ You all doing okay? 38 That was quite some news we got early Sunday!!! 198 In case you missed it 40 Here's a link to THE article/announcement (prematurely leaked): https://www.spa... Read more

  • Monday

    6/7/2021 7:09:30 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did my 45 min early morning walk. Also went to gym to do my 50 min spin class. Now working on my gallon water.... Read more

  • Countdown 41

    6/7/2021 12:33:21 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    This man buys a pet parrot and brings him home. But the parrot starts cursing him and using terrible language and insulting his wife, so finally the man picks up the parrot and throws him in the freezer to teach him a lesson. He hears the parrot squawking and screaming in there for a while, and t... Read more

  • Poking around, I found this epitaph connected to the NCIS show.

    6/7/2021 12:13:55 PM, by CTUPTON

    Epitaph poem from NCIS Epitaph By Merrit Malloy When I die Give what’s left of me away To children And old men that wait to die. And if you need to cry, Cry for your brother Walking the street beside you. And when you need me, Put your arms Around anyone And give them... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKER HOPE ALL ARE DOING OK WORKIT MONDAY

    6/7/2021 10:23:49 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well got good workout this morning still feeling pretty good work on 5 ab machines not hurting probrotetic are helping me thank the lord we are your plans today i hate the sparkpeople are leaving what are you going to do the spark america not in my city so i can join ... Read more

  • changes, good or bad?

    6/7/2021 9:05:23 AM, by JIMA71

    Well, the bombshell hit today when I read that spark is cutting off everyone except the USA. Although I am in America I don't think this will leave us unaffected. I've been on and off this site for over 10 years and felt safe coming back when i needed it. Maybe I am overreacting to the upcoming c... Read more

  • Well This Sucks

    6/7/2021 8:19:47 AM, by FROLICINFLORIDA

    Ii just found out SparkPeople is shutting down. That really sucks. Just as I was getting good on here, it goes and closes. No point to blogs anymore as they will all just disappear when the site shuts down. So I guess all I have written needs to be saved and the good stuff transferred to my perso... Read more

  • Say what now???

    6/7/2021 8:06:35 AM, by PGHP31CK

    Just when I feel good about the work I need to accomplish for my health and wellbeing, and feel that I have an excellent tool, which helped me in the past, I learn that SparkPeople is closing the site in August. Here's the link: https://www.sparkpeople.com/re
    source/nutrition_articles.
    a... Read more

  • Say what now???

    6/7/2021 8:06:22 AM, by PGHP31CK

    Just when I feel good about the work I need to accomplish for my health and wellbeing, and feel that I have an excellent tool, which helped me in the past, I learn that SparkPeople is closing the site in August. Here's the link: https://www.sparkpeople.com/re
    source/nutrition_articles.
    a... Read more

  • Disappointed but still trying until the end.

    6/7/2021 12:41:19 AM, by KEIANN1

    Like most every one else I am extremely disappointed in the loss of Spark People. I did sign onto the new site, Spark 360, and as of right now I am not very impressed. As far as I could tell, there is no nutrition tracker, which is a very important tool for me to stay on track with my healthy eating... Read more

  • Sunday

    6/6/2021 10:47:33 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did my morning walk early, weather got to 88 degrees today. Enjoyed pool time.... Read more

  • I found it after a year and four months.

    6/6/2021 10:38:15 PM, by INFLATED

    Omniscience, also sometimes known as being all-knowing, refers to God’s ability to know absolutely everything.  Have you ever lost something? Do you ask God in prayer to show you where it is? We moved to Kentucky in 2020. The storage company where we had our household goods until the ... Read more

  • Memories

    6/6/2021 10:15:16 PM, by MCHOPPER

    35 minute walk 60 minute walk Got my walking done and ate within my range. I still have room for a bedtime snack. I have a very bad habit of eating a 200 calories snack of potato chips. I still keep my calories low but also get a cheat snack. I know I could make better choices. A post p... Read more

  • Lost 2 pounds

    6/6/2021 7:26:50 PM, by AOKDIET21

    Lost 2 pounds this week... Read more

  • Is it so?

    6/6/2021 5:00:45 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5526 Sunday, June 6, 2021 3:33PM SAY IT AIN'T SO! P.L.E.A.S.E. SAY IT'S NOT TRUE! Sometimes you need to look at things From a different perspective. Sometimes THAT is very hard to do! As I began my day on SparkPeople I saw more and mo... Read more

  • 06-06-21

    6/6/2021 3:32:00 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Two ladies are sitting next to each other on the plane, one from the north and one from the south. The lady from the south turns to the lady from the north and says, "Where y'all from?" The lady from the north says, "We are from a place where we do not end our sentences with prepositions." The f... Read more

  • So Many Blogs Waiting To Be Written Now To Be Unwritten - June 6, 2021

    6/6/2021 2:15:02 PM, by NUMD97

    When I was named Motivator of the Day, and proudly noted the new medallion on my page, I wrote a lengthy blog about this latest accomplishment. Unfortunately, the Internet being what it is, the whole blog disappeared and I never had a chance to reconstruct it, nor the desire. Now, with the new... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS HAPPY SUNDAY REST YOUR BODY IT WORKS ENJOY

    6/6/2021 10:34:22 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well having restful sunday thank goodness right now every body ok just keep all in your prayers enjoy your sunday i am getting ready for new week love and hugs to all of you 247 304 593 247 386... Read more

  • The first step to failure is trying

    6/5/2021 10:20:50 PM, by MCHOPPER

    50 minute walk Got my walk in and my calories were great. The tracker says I am overdoing it on the carbs. I love carbs. I'm not too much over though so I won't worry about it. I am always low on protein as well. Its hard for me to get enough protein. I would like to add some beans to my diet b... Read more

  • RV Camping & Kayaks

    6/5/2021 7:58:10 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We are RV camping for 4 nights. Yesterday we did tourist things like a scenic drive in the mountains on a winding road that follows a river. We explored a campground on a river and sourced out things to do if we stay there sometime. Nearby there is a small heritage museum and a cafe and hiking desti... Read more

  • Enjoy. Advice for when you grow older.

    6/5/2021 6:11:39 PM, by CTUPTON

    Nine Important Facts to Remember as We Grow Older: #9 Death is the number 1 killer in the world. #8 Life is sexually transmitted. #7 Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die. #6 Men have two motivations: hunger and sex, and they can't tell them apa... Read more

  • One More Night

    6/5/2021 3:56:43 PM, by FROLICINFLORIDA

    One more night to go then free!!!! Proud to say I have made it two nights now with no cheating on my diet. I even faced the temptation of carrot cake last night. That cake haunted me all night, but I resisted. Tonight will be hardest cause most tired. I am giving myself Sundays off to refresh. I w... Read more

  • 06-05-21

    6/5/2021 3:24:23 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Girl: Why do elephants paint their toenails red? Boy: I don't know. Girl: So they can hide in cherry trees. Boy: I've never seen an elephant in a cherry tree. Girl: See, it works! I did it. The dishes are done. I plan to do them more often so don't get so many at one time. Have... Read more

  • Why do people like a smart TV?

    6/5/2021 1:57:50 PM, by CTUPTON

    My TV is broken. It is huge. So we are looking to get a new TV. Two TVs were here when we moved into this condo. I did not buy them myself. help chris... Read more

  • a joke of my Dad's

    6/5/2021 1:44:06 PM, by CTUPTON

    When I was growing up, we had a grocery store in a country area. Some people would take candy and not pay. Just small items. My Dad did not like that. He put a dish near the register with chocolate candy and Exlax pieces. I don't remember if anyone actually ate it. 198 He had a hug... Read more

  • 2021 HAPPY SATURDAY SPARKERS LOVE ALL OF YOU DID GYM TODAY GOT A B

    6/5/2021 9:35:14 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok gym this morning i am proud of myself doing so much better with my belly my doctor was right on the money i am feeling so much better love you all for your prayers comments and concerns i thought i never was going to get better after the last vaccine and my blood ... Read more

  • Friday

    6/4/2021 10:56:38 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today was a beautiful sunny 81 degree day here in Ohio. Did my walk early morning, it was already 64 degrees. Tomorrow will be another sunny hot day. Here I come pool.... Read more

  • Oh the pain

    6/4/2021 9:48:52 PM, by MCHOPPER

    50 minute walk I ate okay and walked so good day for healthy. Bad day for Trigeminal Neuralgia though. Its been coming back about twice a week so I think I am officially out of remission. I don't know what to do. When I was first diagnosed my doctor said not to go to Emergency because they woul... Read more

  • 06/04/2021

    6/4/2021 7:57:15 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I am certainly glad this week is over. After working the last 13 days straight, I am running on empty. I don't remember if I mentioned having our checking account hacked via a Geek Squad scam. They didn't get any money from us, but boy I never realized all the problems it would cause. With... Read more

  • 06-04-21

    6/4/2021 7:37:35 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    In the middle of a show, a guy stands up and yells at the ventriloquist, "Hey! You've been making enough jokes about us Polish people! Cut it out!" The ventriloquist says, "Take it easy. They're only jokes!" And the guy says, "I'm not talking to you. I'm talking to that little guy sitting on... Read more

  • People Need to be nicer

    6/4/2021 3:34:00 PM, by FROLICINFLORIDA

    went to work last night all excited about finally getting my scale to move. I shared it with some coworkers who are ALWAYS telling me their diet woes and strategies, their latest crazy scheme to lose weight, and I always listen and encourage them. Even if sounds totally wacky. None of their plans h... Read more

  • Eye Surgery in My Future and Serendipity

    6/4/2021 9:54:32 AM, by SMJTELLER

    Don't read LeanJean's blog everyday, but frequently. Bopping in today was perfect timing as I've just scheduled my cataract surgery for July. Although her experience feeling neglected and ignored by the big city hospital personnel was not reassuring, I thought about my experiences at Wolfe Eye Clini... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS I GOT TO GYM THIS MORNING AND WORKED ON THE AB MACHINE

    6/4/2021 9:45:52 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok i got to gym this morning i worked on the ab machine this morning still not hurting in my belly wow the probiotic really helping me i have been taking them since 4/27/21 i finally feeling better thank you all so much for your prayers i hope i can continue to feel b... Read more

  • I Believe in Me!

    6/4/2021 1:02:15 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5523 Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:07PM I BELIEVE IN ME I do want to believe in me! Sometimes that's easy; other times not so much. 24 Today is one of those other times. I'd say I failed to stay on plan with R3. But I know, Susan would tell me that I did... Read more

  • A good day

    6/3/2021 10:57:20 PM, by MCHOPPER

    40 minute walk Calories are great with room for a snack. I think the cold is done. Yay. Just in time for the weekend. Tuesday, June 8th is our 19th wedding anniversary. I am pretty sure my husband has forgotten. We always remember the anniversary of our first date but our wedding we forget. lol... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/3/2021 8:45:22 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Rained all day, so I put up my umbrella when it let up some and did my walk. Looking ahead to sunny days.... Read more

  • It is so great to really visit with hubby!

    6/3/2021 8:40:03 PM, by CTUPTON

    After a year of rarely even being in the same room with him! He is so happy to be with me and our daughter! We all had lots of fun! chris... Read more

  • 6/3/21

    6/3/2021 7:59:40 PM, by DAIZYSTARLITE

    Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life. ~ Burton Hills... Read more

  • 06-03-21

    6/3/2021 7:21:24 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    One day a guy answers his door and finds a snail at his doorstep. The guy picks it up and tosses it into the garden. Two years later, he hears a knock on his door. He opens the door and finds the same snail. And the snail says, "Hey, what was that all about?" Woke up late and didn't want to... Read more

  • Woooohooooo Finally :)

    6/3/2021 3:19:10 PM, by FROLICINFLORIDA

    I am so happy :) I finally got the scale to move LOL this past week I have be giving it my best. I logged meals, I kept track of calories, I stuck with the diet, and averaged 11,000 steps a day. I was scared to step on the scale today, if it had not moved I would have felt totally defeated and be... Read more

  • The excuses were ready

    6/3/2021 1:35:55 PM, by TIKITAMI

    I've started running again this week and yesterday I had planned another short outing, a break from work to regenerate. That was the plan but as the morning wore on the excuses started creeping into my mind. It's super hot out. Too nice, the trails will be crowded. Lots to do still, can'... Read more

  • 2021 HAPPY THURSDAY TO ALL YOU SPECIAL SPARKERS LOVE ALL OF YOU

    6/3/2021 12:20:26 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning got my aunts groceries and meds she doing better with her legs no breakouts so far on her legs blood pressure doing some better the doctor raised her dosage to 40 mg so i hope that helps herso what are you all doing today my belly not hurting to... Read more

  • Physical therapy

    6/3/2021 6:54:56 AM, by AOKDIET21

    Hi 👋Spark ⚡Friends 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 - going to physically therapy to improve my balance and add hip & knee mobility in walking... Read more

  • Waking Up Sore!

    6/3/2021 6:50:54 AM, by DGFOWLER1960

    About 8 weeks ago I woke up with lower back pain. I did my usual a trip to the chiropractor. I also got my cane out and started using it for extra support. 2 weeks after that I had to start using a walker. Needless to say 8 weeks later I finally have my answer about what is wrong with my bac... Read more

  • White dinner

    6/3/2021 1:25:52 AM, by FLUFFBUSTER

    I realize that it doesn't look very colorful, but I was very happy at my last minute supper. Bare in mind that it was 9:30pm and my broccoli was no longer edible. So I steamed cauliflower and seared some mahi mahi. Also, admire my finest Dixie ware. We're in the middle of a kitchen remodel and ... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday & White SUVs!!!

    6/3/2021 12:49:00 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5522 Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:11PM SMILE! It's Wonderful Wednesday!!! That today is "Wonderful Wednesday" was something I needed to remind myself of all too often today! Life is all about finding people who are your kind of crazy! 246 M... Read more

  • Find Your Motivation

    6/3/2021 12:15:22 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Looking at these images, I rate myself #5 (bottom right hand). I expect to be #6 (to the left of #5) by July 12th, when I have my annual appointment with the surgeon who will be doing my surgery in the late fall. The recovery will be 8 - 12 weeks. Yesterday I had a telemedical visit wit... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/2/2021 10:31:00 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Rained all day. I like seeing the sunshine.... Read more

  • Time

    6/2/2021 9:40:53 PM, by MCHOPPER

    My calories were good today but no exercise again. Still a bit under the weather so I am okay with that. Tomorrow I should be back to normal I'm never completely healthy though. I'm sure you have noticed that. lol. In 1974, my parents bought the house behind the one I live in now. I have been b... Read more

  • 06-02-21

    6/2/2021 6:55:08 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    The baby snake says to the mommy snake, "Mommy, are we poisonous?" The mommy snake says, "Why do you ask?" And the baby snake says, "Because I just bit my tongue." Saturday I did as planned for my free day and Sunday I went to pool and ate as planned. But on Monday and Tuesday, I did no ex... Read more

  • 2021 HAPPY HUMP DAY TO ALL HOPE YOU ALL ARE DOING WELL NO GUM THIS MORNING

    6/2/2021 10:03:22 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok happy hump day love to each of you no gym this morning i know how to do my body now in the morning i will take care of my aunts groceries and her bills supposed to be raining here in the morning so that wont be to bad trying to have better outlook so far taking the... Read more

  • 6/2/2021

    6/2/2021 7:36:26 AM, by RHOOK20047

    A quick blog this morning to share good news. The road of cancer is full of ups and downs, and yesterday was an up day. Brad got the results of his pet scan. All counts are good, liver enzymes a little elevated but that is to be expected when fighting liver cancer. The tumors in the liver has sh... Read more

  • Work Will be a Challenge

    6/2/2021 7:33:13 AM, by FROLICINFLORIDA

    This is what does me in at work. I will pack my lunch bag with healthy food and snacks, totally ready to behave all shift at work, and I go in and find pizza or donuts on the break room table. How am I supposed to get past that??? It is my absolute downfall. So I am worried about this weekend. M... Read more

  • June 2021

    6/2/2021 1:01:18 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5521 Tuesday, June 1, 2021 11:50PM Goodbye MAY, HELLO JUNE! And so another month begins! 2021 just keeps on flying by! BUT... If you're always racing to the next moment, What happens to the one you're in? 38 ENJOY THE RIDE! ... Read more

  • Whoa there little buddies

    6/1/2021 9:49:42 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Trying to make adjustments as my business being back almost full swing. This means long days on my feet and little movement as I bake. It also means that my days of hiking 40K a week are going to have to be put on the back burner. I'm really happy to be back working so much but at the same time I'm ... Read more

  • New month, new start.

    6/1/2021 9:34:23 PM, by KEIANN1

    Today is the first day of June and my new goal is to do better this month than last month. I exercised most every day in May and I am going for every day in June. I have maintained my weight since the first of the year, give a take a few pounds each week, but that is not my goal. I track my food, bu... Read more

  • May loss !!!!!!!! FINALLY

    6/1/2021 8:57:08 PM, by MCHOPPER

    I lost 4 pounds in May!!! Its about time. I had another rough night so I am not feeling too alert tonight. Had to take my youngest to the dentist this afternoon and when we came out it was so hot. I don't handle heat well. I guess its a good thing that I live way up here. So its not even 6 PM a... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/1/2021 8:49:36 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today was a very nice pleasant day in the 70s. Did my walk when it was 56 degrees.... Read more

  • Started walking today.

    6/1/2021 6:01:01 PM, by LARETZLAFF

    Hello Sparkpeople friends! I begin my chemotherapy June 9th. I've been told I need to do regular exercise due to my sedentary lifestyle. I've been told regular exercise will help to fight the fatigue caused by the chemotherapy drugs. Today I started walking my cul-de-sac. I hope to make a few laps e... Read more

  • 06-01-21

    6/1/2021 4:09:02 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    One night, a caveman comes running into his cave and says, "Whew! There was a tiger chasing me all the way across the savannah!" His wife says, "Why?" The caveman says, "I didn't stop to ask!" Didn't feel so great this morning. Bit of a headache but fine now. Woke and couldn't go back to... Read more

  • Already a Great Day

    6/1/2021 3:46:59 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I usually shop the Safeway flyer the first Monday of the month, and get the 10% discount. Otherwise I buy groceries online from another store. This morning I did something different, I went to Chalo a food chain owned by the same parent company as Safeway. Chalo is targeted to an Indian/Asian demogr... Read more