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  • 100 steps in Philly

    4/23/2018 7:55:23 PM, by MONIKH

    Did the 100 steps twice and hiked Knee pain:(. ... Read more

  • 100 steps in Philly

    4/23/2018 7:55:13 PM, by MONIKH

    Did the 100 steps twice and hiked Knee pain:(. ... Read more

  • 100 steps in Philly

    4/23/2018 7:55:00 PM, by MONIKH

    Did the 100 steps twice and hiked Knee pain:(. ... Read more

  • 100 steps in Philly

    4/23/2018 7:54:52 PM, by MONIKH

    Did the 100 steps twice and hiked Knee pain:(. ... Read more

  • I have to tell you...

    4/23/2018 5:50:43 PM, by WALNUTT1961

    I have to tell you about my mom. You see hubby and I have been sick since last week and I haven't been able to touch base with her. We talk every day. Some of those days I was too sick to call her. It is terrible to be so sick that your mother can't take care of you. I can't risk her catching t... Read more

  • I Got good news!

    4/23/2018 4:36:46 PM, by NMESANDY

    My doctor called me today concerning my recent CAT scan and told me everything is good! No cancer. Whew! Praise God! Now I can continue on my journey of good health with exercise and eating right. No more illness on the back of my mind. I struggle with exercise and feel weak when doing upper bo... Read more

  • Spoiler...Family

    4/23/2018 3:29:25 PM, by JLAMING263

    "Some uses of individual and family time are better, and others are best. We have to forego some good things in order to choose others that are better or best because they develop faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and strengthen our families." —Dallin H. Oaks... Read more

  • Happy Monday

    4/23/2018 2:51:21 PM, by CASCOTT62

    I went to the gym today and workout. I have a new workout plan. I will let you know if it works out.... Read more

  • Back on Track

    4/23/2018 1:35:59 PM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I got off track in a very crazy way! My computer died, and I only had my phone to take care of logging in to Spark. Somehow, I opened a second Spark Account and posted on that page, and then again, this morning I posted in the new account. If you meet the new Sparker JACKIES, pay no ... Read more

  • Monday Activity

    4/23/2018 11:38:59 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a bright sunshiny 67 degree start to the day on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast. We survived our grandsons stay with us this weekend. I still have work to do on the hot tub this week. My appointment with my pastor tomorrow was rescheduled to one o'clock from two o'clock due to is double sc... Read more

  • I think I want a recumbent e-bike...

    4/23/2018 11:08:11 AM, by OHANAMAMA

    I've been watching a lot of tv with my butt on the couch. I've been watching one show on my iPad while on the treadmill which is in my art/office, but I thought if I could be in the living room with my family while watching our shows AND exercise at the same time on something NOT noisy, it would be ... Read more

  • It's Monday!

    4/23/2018 10:42:36 AM, by KILIKI

    Isn't that the truth? Why does it always seem as if the weekend flies right by? Before you know it--it's Monday again! 28 How are all my fellow Sparklers doing this morning? Did everyone have a glorious weekend? We volunteered at the Tri-State Food Bank Saturday morning and did a ... Read more

  • Monday morning

    4/23/2018 10:11:22 AM, by PICKIE98

    I am so glad that the temperature came above 50 degrees! Yesterday afternoon, I actually popped up a camp chair and sat on my deck for about an hour, soaking up rays and reading a book. I looked at my neck this morning and I have sunburn! Snow piles in my front yard and me getting a sunburn in the ... Read more

  • Setting Goals

    4/23/2018 9:40:41 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    36 36 36 36 36 36 36 “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” ~ Tony Robbins 36 36 36 36 36 36 36... 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 on the paper, but will work on it. Begun: 4/1/2018 238.2 1st goal: 5 lb 4/3/2018 231.8 (mani-pedi) 2nd goal: 5 lb ( ?) wt 230.2 (will do my... Read more

  • Off to a good start

    4/23/2018 9:04:40 AM, by SAVAGEDIVA

    I'm down 8 lbs from last week! I fought for those 8lbs too. My goal is 3lbs each week. So this makes me very happy.... Read more

  • Another Monday..

    4/23/2018 9:03:33 AM, by TWEDEE777

    So I'm thinking about doing IF and see how that works. Maybe if I eat during an 8 hour period and fast for 16 it will help. Going to check into the different ways. Hope you all have a wonderful week!!... Read more

  • Now, Why Would He Do That??

    4/23/2018 8:15:20 AM, by PEARL_QUEST the big start of my low carb-ation...and I go to my "secret" drawer where my low carb stash was, and it's been eaten by my man, who isn't overweight. (And he knew it was my diet stash.) Imma have to hurt him. Ugh. Lord, give me patience. Since I started writing this, he ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    4/23/2018 7:52:57 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    334 Yep 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Starting off right

    4/23/2018 6:40:15 AM, by POUNCEQUIK

    So it was a super successful weekend for me. I ate within my calorie range this weekend and made good food choices. We didn’t eat out so that helped too. I waited until Sunday afternoon to go to the store so I didn’t really have a chance to snack on stuff I got for the week. I did have one snack att... Read more

  • 4-23-18

    4/23/2018 4:38:30 AM, by PATTY2020

    I guess I wasn't as renewed. But in my defense, I'm battling a sinus cold. Today I'm starting a meal replacement for lunch. 229 is my weight. I will walk today as the weather is warmer.... Read more

  • Turn your passion into power

    4/22/2018 11:04:04 PM, by READER1000

    I have always been told I will never be good enough because of where I came from. But you know what. I don’t believe them. I love my job and what I do. I love caring and helping people. I believe if you believe you can achieve anything put your heart and soul into. No matter what people say about yo... Read more

  • 4/22/18

    4/22/2018 10:26:03 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Glad this weekend is over. I have been very busy. Today was crazy! We had our commissioning Mass for my retreat this morning. RIght after that, I taught religion class for 5th graders. This was very challenging since they knew that next week is the last week, and they were not interested in doi... Read more

  • Oh, Grandpa.................

    4/22/2018 10:21:58 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Hunter was 4 years old and was staying with his grandfather for a few days. He'd been playing outside with the other kids, when he came into the house and asked, "Grandpa, what's that called when two people sleep in the same bedroom and one is on top of the other?" His Grandpa was a little... Read more

  • I am back. I am in it , to get better results.

    4/22/2018 9:15:45 PM, by JAYWALK123

    My husband has recovered and lost all his weight. Today I am now able to get myself back on my journey. I did over 10,000 steps today & feel great. We can do it Sparkies.🐢🐢... Read more

  • Wondering who's going to sleep well tonight

    4/22/2018 8:17:39 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I took the dog for 6 walks for 15 minutes each today. I wonder who's going to sleep well tonight. Me or the dog. I can tell that I am going to be hurting tonight and into tomorrow. I am already tired right now. I will take a nice hot shower tonight to help loosen up. This week seems like it's g... Read more

  • 1,500 mile goal

    4/22/2018 4:11:25 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Finally got a second one mile walk of the day. Of course it has been cloudy all day, episodes of light rain. Just as I finished 50 feet from my front steps the rain started again. Today was a trend day, second day using total gym after missing workout for five days and first day of two one mile w... Read more

  • Phil 4:19

    4/22/2018 4:02:31 PM, by LITTLEBLOSSOM47

    My son is coming home soon and even though I'm 71, I want to lose weight hoping to do some traveling and sight seeing with both of my sons. I want to be able to walk w/o slowing them down. I want to be healthier. 4/22/18: 160.8 ... Read more

  • Feeling yucky!

    4/22/2018 3:06:19 PM, by PGHMIMI1

    I woke up this morning with a sore throat, headache and stuffy head. I drank my Braggs Apple cider vinegar water and went back to bed and slept 5 more hours! I haven’t eaten anything yet - not sure if I can swallow it! I will start with some hot tea and see how it goes. I am so glad I only have ... Read more

  • Family day!

    4/22/2018 2:12:31 PM, by JUSTA123

    Just finished making some salads, potato and tuna mac for dinner tonight , the rest of the afternoon will be some pool and family time, Getting used to all the bells and whistles in my new car, it's fun 334 ,almost finished reading Strange Weather , by Joe Hill, I;m liking it even though it is 4 sho... Read more

  • Sunday

    4/22/2018 2:10:33 PM, by DWROBERGE

    We were up early with the grandsons. I cleaned the hot tub filters. I worked on the irrigation system. All is going well. Still praying for all affected by recent tragedies. Hope all are having a great weekend. It is starting to rain here on the gulf coast.... Read more

  • My 600 lb Life...

    4/22/2018 2:03:56 PM, by PEARL_QUEST

    I polished off an entire bag of TastyKake mini donuts last night while watching an episode of My 600 lb Life. I don't like how the show doesn't show any updates...I wonder if most of them find much success after the show and that's why they don't update? And those folks let the crew film them na... Read more

  • Positive Thinking

    4/22/2018 11:43:35 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    36 36 36 36 36 36 36 “The power of positive thinking is the ability to generate a feeling of certainty in yourself when nothing in the environment supports you.” ~ Tony Robbins 36 36 36 36 36 36 36... Read more

  • Back to where I started...sort of...

    4/22/2018 11:14:57 AM, by CHIRUKEN

    April 3 I weighed in at 220lbs. For the next couple weeks I played the teeter-totter game and my weight fluctuated between 223lbs and 220lbs. I’m happy to say I’m back to 220lbs. Hopefully I switch from the Teeter-Totter to the Slide now and the next number I see on Mr. Scale is 219 (or less...le... Read more

  • Goals for May

    4/22/2018 10:34:42 AM, by CATHYMARIE2014

    I have been working on giving myself more compassion on myself, I give and give to others but neglected to be good to myself, I am very hard on myself and sometimes I am not very nice to myself. My goals for May are , I am going to take time to relax and get out more, I have forgotten the mean... Read more

  • Too expensive to cure people of diseases! Now it is official.

    4/22/2018 10:30:26 AM, by CTUPTON

    we knew this!
    be-economically-valid/all/... Read more

  • 1,500 mile goal

    4/22/2018 10:30:21 AM, by TOMSTONE1

    We are getting some rain today but I got the morning walk and exbike ride in. Rest of the day is mine.... Read more

  • Sunday funday...

    4/22/2018 9:47:47 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Maybe going to a movie or Galena today. We'll have to wait and see. Hope you all have a blessed day!!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    4/22/2018 9:24:58 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    104 Go get! 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Sunday

    4/22/2018 9:12:23 AM, by CEHEPKER

    Today I need to finish the laundry, sweep and mop the kitchen, figure out some meal plans for this week, vacuum, and help my husband with a project. I'm hoping that by doing all of those things I'll get in most if my steps for the day.... Read more

  • Happy Sunday!

    4/22/2018 7:01:47 AM, by POUNCEQUIK

    Things are going really well this weekend. Just finished doing an at home gym workout I found on Pinterest. Keeping my calories in control. I’ve been drinking water but not enough. Trying to work on that today. I have tons of work outside to do today but I’ve also been on a roll in the house too. ... Read more

  • Up early

    4/22/2018 4:04:29 AM, by CASCOTT62

    Six days a week am up early to fit my husband breakfast before he goes to work. It's give us some quality time together. I love this man of mines because I know he loves JESUS Christ our Lord and Savior.... Read more

  • Very Cool Trivia...............Inte
    resting Too.............

    4/22/2018 12:01:13 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    In case you didn't already know this little tidbit of wonderful trivia................ On July 20, 1969, as Commander of the Apollo 11 Luna Module, Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon. His first words after stepping on the moon, "That's one small step for man, one g... Read more

  • Is it Spring yet?

    4/21/2018 10:08:51 PM, by CHIRUKEN

    Despite the date on the calendar, there is still quite a bit of snow and ice hanging about. The river is still fully iced over (though I noticed today that it appears “rotten” in spots here and there) and I’m pretty sure the geese are wondering what the heck is going on. (I wouldn’t blame them if ... Read more

  • 22 April. Day 22. Of my new healthy life..

    4/21/2018 9:26:32 PM, by SALTYGUNNY

    This is day 22, of my healthy life. Here is my photo from yesterday.... Read more

  • diabetes diagnosed by my Doctor. 1 April 2018

    4/21/2018 9:13:19 PM, by SALTYGUNNY

    I have to get serious about losing weight and eating healthy. ok I have done that for 3 weeks now and have lost 20 las. I feel better and have to stick to it this time. just like when I quit smoking, just threw a whole pack of cigarettes of the bridge and have not had a smoke in 30 years. just ha... Read more

  • Happy Sabbath everyone

    4/21/2018 5:18:56 PM, by CASCOTT62

    Today is the LORD Day and I will rest in ir.... Read more

  • Just do it

    4/21/2018 4:27:27 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Do all you can whenever you can wherever you can... Read more

  • Down 5.4 Pounds in 2 Weeks! Happy New Vegans Here!

    4/21/2018 2:18:24 PM, by KALISWALKER

    244 192 55 Happy Dance! 351 Hubby and I are off to a great start in the 5% Challenge. We are both happy with our weigh ins today. I have lost 5.4 pounds in 2 weeks! This month we become flexitarians. A flexitarian is a person who has a primarily vegetarian diet but occasionally eats me... Read more

  • 1,500 mile goal

    4/21/2018 11:37:22 AM, by TOMSTONE1

    Walk and exbike ride in for the morning. About to hit the total gym for an workout. What is good about this equipment is that you do a lot of compound movement using multiple muscle groups at the same time. Afterwards I have more yard work and gardening to do today. Happy weekend to all. ... Read more

  • Osprey - 4-21-18

    4/21/2018 11:32:00 AM, by KOFFEENUT

    Kevin Dietrich takes professional photos and has a knack for finding wildlife in our area. He spotted this osprey eating a snack (likely trout sushi....) And also got an action photo of an osprey divebombing an unexpecting trout: ... 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. You have seen the scales go up and come down and stay in place. Still you do nothing about it. You tell yourself over and over that you have to wake up and ... Read more

  • Spoiler...Jesus Christ

    4/21/2018 10:20:07 AM, by JLAMING263

    Larry J. Echo Hawk Through the miracle of the sacred Atonement of Jesus Christ, we can also receive the gift of forgiveness of our sins and misdeeds, if we accept the opportunity and responsibility of repentance. And by receiving necessary ordinances, keeping covenants, and obeying commandments, w... Read more

  • Hoping to get some more exercising in

    4/21/2018 9:53:41 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I am hoping to get some more exercising in today. If its not too windy or raining later on today, I might go outside and clean the yard up. I know that we have a lot of sticks that came down during the winter and one tree in the front yard has a lot of little stuff like bark and small sticks that fa... Read more

  • Saturday morning

    4/21/2018 9:18:06 AM, by PICKIE98

    To Linda: Spinach wraps are just that: a wrap(tortilla-like) that is made with spinach. I spread some ranch dressing or homemade Italian dressing on the middle, sprinkle some shredded lettuce on, add wedged tomato, sliced turkey or chicken, maybe a slice of cheese, then fold the left and right end... Read more

  • Saturday...

    4/21/2018 8:48:44 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Just wish on the weekends that are nice, people wouldn't plan stuff for us. My weekends are the time my hubby and I get to spend together. Now we have plans we don't necessarily want to do, but feel bad if we don't. Guess we'll just have to go with the flow...... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    4/21/2018 8:00:07 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    104 Wonders of a K-9. 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Starting off right

    4/21/2018 7:26:34 AM, by POUNCEQUIK

    Got my plans made now just to stick to them! Already got in a 2.5 mike walk this morning. Then daughters soccer game then work event. Full busy day but I made my eating plan 😘. Hope everyone has an awesome Saturday! Drink your water!... Read more

  • Traveling Girl

    4/21/2018 6:07:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I'm on my way down to see my son Sam, his wife Divine and beautiful little grandchild Shiloh. No, we're not traveling by stagecoach, but we're making the trip by car. ... Read more

  • Today

    4/20/2018 10:31:34 PM, by JUSTA123

    All goals met today, and began getting comfortable with new car, there are so many bells and whistles. Tonight was granddaughters play, They did Willie Wonka junior and they did a wonderful job, so proud of her and the whole cast , a nice bunch of talented kids! Just got back from Applebees, d... Read more

  • DH GOES to the Movies at the University. I was all alone so I asked my Walking buddy to see Maine.

    4/20/2018 10:22:44 PM, by NORASPAT

    Today I called one of my walking buddies. We have been walking a long time, most on the rail trail. We get a 3 month subscription to the "Y" when winter comes in, and this year we have been still walking inside. I asked my Buddy if she would like to go some where with me and she said yes. This... Read more

  • 1,500 mile goal

    4/20/2018 10:16:26 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Worked outside all day. Started out by making chicken nesting boxes. The went to help my brother put up an 11 x 12 metal building. Today was another windy day which made putting it together interesting. At times the sheets of metal was like holding onto a large kite. Finished everything except the ... Read more

  • What freedom will you gain from losing weight?

    4/20/2018 9:53:12 PM, by MAGMOM23

    Free to take off my wedding ring Free to bend over and put on my socks easily Free to get on airplane and not need extra belt Free to walk up and down stairs normally Free to fit into the clothes in my closet Free from pains in my unused muscles Free from my blood pressure medication F... Read more

  • 4/20/18

    4/20/2018 9:31:57 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Busy weekend ahead. I have a SVdP meeting tomorrow morning at the Council office. It is a Leadership training session, When I get home I hope to get some grass cut if it doesn't rain. Then tomorrow evening, I have been asked to sign at a candlelight service for some friends at another parish. T... Read more

  • Water Goal

    4/20/2018 9:09:27 PM, by STACYDICK1981

    I have met my water goal for 5 days in a row!!! This may not be much to many but I had really let my goals go. I working on making small steps to get back on track!!!... Read more

  • I am grateful

    4/20/2018 8:43:40 PM, by JOC36BROWN

    I have not shared this with alot of people but earlier this month my Doctor found some spot on my chest that felt a little off. So today I got great news after my breast scan .These spots are not Cancer.A big weight is lifted and Iam grateful. I feel by losing weight, that they found the spots and ... Read more

  • First Day At The Senior Complex

    4/20/2018 6:36:50 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Here's a chuckle to finish your day............ On her first day at the senior complex, the new manager addressed all the seniors pointing out some of her rules: "The female sleeping quarters will be out-of-bounds for all males, and the male dormitory to the females. Anybody caught breaki... Read more

  • Another good report

    4/20/2018 4:57:25 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well I got another good report from the place that I went to in Peoria, IL. They did an ultrasound on my left breast and they didn't find anything that would cause me to have the pain. They think that its normal pain. I got the same doctor who did the last ultrasound and she remembered me. Her nurse... Read more

  • Friday afternoon

    4/20/2018 4:30:57 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is a heat wave here in Mid-Michigan. The temperature is now 52 degrees and the snow piles are still high, but we are supposed to enjoy 57 degrees over the weekend. People are wearing sleeveless tops, driving around with all of their windows rolled down, and the sky is just blue, no clouds, n... Read more

  • Confused Robin - 4-20-18

    4/20/2018 3:30:18 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    Shannon Lukens found this confused robin sitting in the snow, likely wondering where the spring/summer wonderland he was expecting has gone! ... Read more

  • The beginning of the weekend... FriYAY!

    4/20/2018 3:10:17 PM, by POUNCEQUIK

    I've been doing so well nutrition wise all week long. Staying close to my calorie range and only venturing over a bit on two days to 1600. I'm more comfortable with this calorie range then trying to stay under 1500 calories. I will probably have to adjust this but for now my goal is to stay around 1... Read more

  • It's Friday

    4/20/2018 2:16:17 PM, by CASCOTT62

    Sunset begins the Sabbath and I am preparing dinner for the weekend. I need to iron all my husband jeans. So Happy Sabbath everyone.... Read more

  • Spoiler...Blessings

    4/20/2018 1:58:50 PM, by JLAMING263

    "We can remember those who give us a chance, and a second chance, with honesty, kindness, patience, and encouragement. And we can become someone others remember when they most needed help. Gratefully remembering the assistance of others and the Spirit’s guiding influence is a way we remember Him. It... Read more

  • Ready for the Weekend?

    4/20/2018 10:58:22 AM, by KILIKI

    I know I am definitely ready for the weekend! How bout y'all? 334 Anyone have exciting plans? Tomorrow I am volunteering in the morning at the Tri-State Food Bank in a neighboring city. It should be fun. I know it's supposed to be a nice day for a change. Sunny and 65 degrees. 34... Read more

  • Exposure!

    4/20/2018 10:44:09 AM, by INACAR

    Another milestone, placing my picture on the site as I really am. No head shots any more. I have always stayed far away from pictures and mirrors, if you see yourself it's hard to ignore what is really going on. I have clothes that manage adjusting at least 4 sizes, this time that is changing, my lo... Read more

  • Achievement

    4/20/2018 10:06:01 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    36 36 36 36 36 36 36 “One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.” ~ Tony Robbins 36 36 36 36 36 36 36... Read more

  • Playground Reminders and Suitable Substitutes

    4/20/2018 9:51:25 AM, by CHIRUKEN

    I kinda feel like I’ve been on a teeter-totter for the last couple of weeks. My weight has been going up and down, usually within about a 4lb range. It’s a little frustrating, but I’m trying to not let it bother me too much. As long as I don’t gain EVERYTHING back that I’ve lost so far, I’m not g... Read more

  • Deni Love

    4/20/2018 9:41:34 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    My baby girl will be 15 in two days!! How did that happen?! I am so very grateful that I get to be her mom. 26 We have had some rough times since we lost her sister, but she has been my heart and my reminder that I work hard at this healthy thing, so that I can be there to see her grow up!! ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    4/20/2018 7:51:14 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    104 Sorry, we ignore cats. 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Intermittent Fasting (IF)

    4/20/2018 5:09:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have started a very simple IF plan. The 16:8 plan has you fasting for 16 hours each day and eating only during an 8-hour window of your choice. I incorporate the hours I sleep as part of the 16-hour fast. I made it through my first IF day on Tuesday. Wednesday I ate too much of the healthy s... Read more

  • Her Name Is Rose

    4/20/2018 12:02:01 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    The first day of college our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn't already know. I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder. I turned around to find a wrinkled, little old lady beaming up at me with a smile that lit up her entire ... Read more

  • This time we are going to another nice place in Maine.

    4/19/2018 11:05:55 PM, by NORASPAT

    Two of our walking buddies are away and so myself and my other walking buddy. We will look around to find places of interest. We have so many art galleries and interesting places so we will find places to take off in the summer. We might just drive up route #1 to the border to Canada but we wil... Read more

  • 1,500 mile goal

    4/19/2018 9:48:06 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Crossed the 1400 mile mark on exbike this morning. Less than 100 to go to reach first goal of 1500 miles. A lot of yard work done today. This weekend may be filled with rain so have to push the outside work. Happy Friday.... Read more

  • Oops!

    4/19/2018 8:48:17 PM, by M0RCYLA

    Gah! 230 I am really trying to find it in me to laugh at myself but it's going to take a few minutes. Day 2 of my restarting (again) and I'm thinking "Wow I have a lot of calories available to me." [I was SURE I was over] Investigation into settings reveals: My weight is wrong AND my goal was ... Read more

  • Excited!

    4/19/2018 7:21:55 PM, by JUSTA123

    Well I actually went to bed last night saying no I won't buy a car, but this morning after a took kids to bus stop, I started driving and looking at cars. Settled on Kia sportage, I love it not the payment , but it 246 , It's been a long time since I've driven a new car the one I traded in was 13 ye... Read more

  • I feel it

    4/19/2018 6:13:53 PM, by CASCOTT62

    I workout yesterday but I still feel it today. I spent the day with my grandson class. I enjoy the time with the kids.... Read more

  • Healing

    4/19/2018 5:20:28 PM, by GEE-KNEE

    So about three weeks ago, I had spine cervical spine surgery. This last week, I've walked 3 miles a day, and I am no longer in severe pain.. there is still some pain, but nowhere as bad as it was. I can't wait to get myself back in shape. After 7 months of being super limited on what I can do bec... Read more

  • I'm back

    4/19/2018 4:48:20 PM, by SCOOBYMARE59

    I haven't written in ages. Stopped going to weight watchers and then slowly weight came creeping back. Stopped exercising.... just stopped. So I decided I am going to give premium a try. I figured since i am paying for the service I will use it more so then not. So DAY 1, I already want... Read more

  • pain pills

    4/19/2018 1:52:41 PM, by CAPTAINMORGAN2

    We all need to do something to protect ourselves from the gov't opoid laws or whatever they are called. Once again if you need a pain pill for a procedure where you will not be taking them after you heal you should be able to get them. Are we all considered addicted?? My son had an eye tooth extract... Read more

  • Weigh In Day!

    4/19/2018 12:38:45 PM, by KILIKI

    Happy Hump Day! How is everyone doing? Today was weigh in day for me! Anyone else? I guess raising my total calories for a few days, while still staying within the recommended range, was a good thing! I lost 2.8 lbs. Woot Woot! I'll take it! I had a trainer tell me one time th... Read more

  • Yes I live in a glass house LOL

    4/19/2018 12:34:52 PM, by IMAPLAYER53

    Read a book some time ago and It talked about viewing aging as living in a glass box....if you do nothing the box will shrink and with shrinking it will take away your options......If you stretch your mind and your body you will keep the box from shrinking and will even expand even with ast... Read more

  • Tool for success

    4/19/2018 12:20:49 PM, by PGHMIMI1

    I was scanning the feed today and saw some creative, motivational ideas. I am going to go find my Legos and build a wall - one brick per pound of my current weight. Every time I lose a pound, I will remove a block. I have used my weight for years as a barrier from being hurt. This time, I am doi... Read more

  • walking

    4/19/2018 12:16:30 PM, by RADIOWIFE

    my husband and I got outside and walked a little I found out how out of shape I really am...just a short distance hurt my back..and I was winded..but I did it. I also did 10 minutes with a workout video...I hurt in places I forgot I but again I did it....just keep moving I am saying to myse... 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 mixture from the recipe I cooked a couple of days ago. It was the perfect leftover for tacos. Dad eats the soft shells and I eat the hard ones. I asked him... Read more

  • Flocking back - 4-19-18

    4/19/2018 11:29:24 AM, by KOFFEENUT

    Even though the snow hasn't cleared the valley, birds are already flocking back. Anita Merrigan has a great eye for birds and has the equipment to capture great photos, like this one of an Oregon junco hanging out in a backyard: She spotted a western meadowlark singing away on the edge o... Read more

  • H-U-G-E!

    4/19/2018 10:23:18 AM, by INACAR

    One small step for me but might as well have been a marathon. I have walked the first mile and 2500 steps already this morning. After so long staying in my chair, it's Trump H-U-G-E! Last night had some events in my family that makes me the control freak more than a little off balance. I would app... Read more

  • Spoiler...Love of God

    4/19/2018 10:17:33 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Dear brothers and sisters, it is not easy for us to recognize the love of Heavenly Father when we look around with our temporal eyes, because we see inconvenience, loss, burdens, or loneliness first. On the other hand, we can see the blessings beyond when we look up. The Lord has revealed, “When we... Read more

  • Changing

    4/19/2018 9:35:46 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Changing an organization, a company, a country—or a world—begins with the simple step of changing yourself.” ~ Tony Robbins... Read more

  • Thursday morning

    4/19/2018 9:16:24 AM, by PICKIE98

    Not much new here. I continue to do some PT exercises, but nothing new. I am still amazed that I do not need to rise and go to work every morning. I love it!... Read more

  • 1,500 mile goal

    4/19/2018 9:15:44 AM, by TOMSTONE1

    Morning walk was a bit chilly. Trimmed time to 17 minutes for 1 mile which was due to the temp drop - i was cold. Body measurements today after walk - weight no change - measurements all decreased (except arms) waist less than chest and hips - yeeeehaaaw. I am pleased with progress but have to push... Read more