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  • Becoming Discouraged

    5/23/2018 9:55:59 AM, by BBLUNDON

    hey sparklers what is the deal why can't my body give me the signals i crave i'm down 20 lbs but have lost minimal in the last 30 days despite my personal training, working out at home, watching the food, and working my program .. are my pants loose .. sure are my measuremen... Read more

  • Day 136: Loosen Up Your Back with This Relaxing Stretch

    5/23/2018 9:17:23 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    ....and, today, my back def could do with a good stretch !! Lying Single Leg Hug https://www.sparkpeople.com/
    resource/exercises.asp?exe
    rcise=292 Starting Position Lie on your back with your legs extended and your back straight. Keep your hips level and you... Read more

  • It's all there on the tag...

    5/23/2018 8:42:19 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    She's right... it's all there on the tag. 375 It always amazes me when I see people planting shade-loving plants out in full sun. Then they wonder why they die. 40 Just read the tag... 211 Well, my Lilacs are in full bloom now....oh the fragrance is intoxicating. Ca... Read more

  • Day 4

    5/23/2018 8:22:16 AM, by HOLLY61FIRE

    Another morning exercise completed. I feel so much better doing my workout in the morning.... Read more

  • Day 121 - Weigh-in Wednesday, but a crappy one

    5/23/2018 8:19:42 AM, by NDSTOIC44

    Weight's up. 39 15 Ok, it's not up by much. I'd been stuck at 215.2 and it's 216 today. And last night I took my staff out for nachos and margaritas, so I'm retaining some water weight from that. But this is hard. This weight loss stuff is hard. I've been riding a platea... Read more

  • A Prayer for Today - Joel and Victoria

    5/23/2018 5:58:16 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today’s Scripture: "Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever." (Psalm 23:6, NKJV) What's Chasing You? In the Bible, David was known as a man after God’s own heart. What kind of attitude did he have? Here in Psa... Read more

  • 5/22/18

    5/22/2018 10:20:17 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I woke up with a swollen jaw and a sore tooth. Don't really know what that is about. Spent the morning cutting grass, and trimming some brush. Didn't do too much more. Made some bread today, two loaves one for us and one for our friends. Then I went to m ACTS meeting and found out that my co-l... Read more

  • 2018-05-22

    5/22/2018 9:47:03 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    I got lost on YouTube and came back with these links.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=qUSEviNJaEE https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=LlsP6zZgjT8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=xhVWPJw6gGE... Read more

  • Good habits and good energy

    5/22/2018 9:38:02 PM, by 40NOW2007

    I had a good day with good portion control. Actually learned how to make a new dish and didn’t overeat even though it tasted really great.... Read more

  • Day 32 -- I am losing focus

    5/22/2018 4:49:55 PM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    I am still maintaining all that I have started here at SparkPeople, but as life gets busy busy busy, with the end of the school year, DD and DDs graduations I am putting myself on the back burner and only grading moments here and there to stay Spark Focused. I can not lose my momentum, because... Read more

  • 5-22-18

    5/22/2018 3:08:22 PM, by DRBARNETT

    Good afternoon sparkers. Its 90 degrees with 92% humidity here in south Texas today but we needed the rain so okay No gym yesterday or today but still getting my walks in I hope everyone has a blessed and healthy day Now drink a glass of water and,lets keep moving.... Read more

  • Have a terrific Tuesday

    5/22/2018 1:29:23 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Rained again this morning, not able to do my morning walk. Come on our sunshine. This is why I do a lot marching on place. Count down day 6 to cruise.... Read more

  • My Vision

    5/22/2018 1:28:58 PM, by BULGEBATTLER

    What will I be like in the future? Although I don't have a good scientific measuring stick for my whole life I think I always was heavy. (Whatever that means?) So my "vision" has always been a physical one of body shape. Now I often read about having a vision and the idea intrigues me but the physic... Read more

  • Hello! My new blog 'journal' This & that, I add to it several times a month!

    5/22/2018 11:05:39 AM, by SPARKLINGME176

    5-6-18: Update for me: May 10 PUPPETS on SRINGS for a Montessori school, 5 hours away! SO fun, I do perform for them about 1 time a year. Then I have an 'open to public" show May 12, 2018 for a group of fire fighters.... All will be fun!!!! I love this part time job! I will also see my Mother... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    5/22/2018 10:44:17 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great weekend, with not much planned. my daughter and i just took it easy and did not do much. i have some errands to run today. there is supposed to be rain on and off here today. that is okay with me and my daughter. the weather is going to be really warm the rest of the week here. i will ... Read more

  • Day 120 - Migraines

    5/22/2018 9:27:33 AM, by NDSTOIC44

    I suffer with migraines. Not the worst case of migraines ever by any means. But migraines are disruptive and frustrating. One of the many frustrating parts of having a migraine is that moment when you're sitting there in pain and trying to figure out what your trigger was. Was it something I at... Read more

  • Day 135: One of the All-Time Best Butt Strengtheners

    5/22/2018 9:02:17 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    ....as well as your abs, hips and glutes. Bridges https://www.sparkpeople.com/
    resource/exercises.asp?exe
    rcise=153 Starting Position Lie with arms at sides, feet on floor, knees bent. Press into heels. Action EXHALE: Slowly lift hips off of floor t... Read more

  • Thinking "Old"...

    5/22/2018 8:19:48 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    The beach is my 'happy-place'... 237 But a pool is a good substitute. 211 ... Read more

  • Day 3

    5/22/2018 8:04:05 AM, by HOLLY61FIRE

    Good start to the day...60 minutes/329 calories... Read more

  • Pre-Graduation Challenge: Day 1 of 28

    5/22/2018 1:56:22 AM, by JENNIFERQUINLAN

    Observations from Day 1: Exercise Woke this morning and followed a prescribed quick workout which took me far longer to do than I think was intended as I was super confused (maybe because I just woke up and hadn't even had a full cup of coffee before trying to function haha). T... Read more

  • Successful week despite being bad over the weekend

    5/22/2018 1:30:00 AM, by DOLPHIN225

    Worked out 4 days and tracked my exercise and food. I lost 3.3 pounds!!! Woohoo! 9 316 521... Read more

  • I feel as if

    5/22/2018 12:02:14 AM, by LA_BENTANCOURT

    I feel as if am missing out on many things. I am going to put it down here right now so I can address this and many other issues. Am trying to care for my Momma, Daughter, DH, new dog and cat, plus looking into training for a better job, trying to find that better job and since am doing better, putt... Read more

  • 5/21/18

    5/21/2018 9:46:55 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a good day. Slept a little later than normal. It was raining and dark and my fur babies and I decided to sleep in. I have started cleaning up my stuff (SVdP, KofC, ACTS,Choir, etc.) When we have company, I will generally grab a box and just clear my desktop off into it, and same with my desk... Read more

  • Nice surprise today.

    5/21/2018 8:09:11 PM, by LOSINGFORME16

    There is a older gentleman (he's an inspiration and a motivator) that I work with that runs in marathons (he was in one this past Saturday). He knows I'm in training for several races in our town. When I was out for my walk this evening, we crossed paths. We wasn't expecting to see each other... Read more

  • misfortune

    5/21/2018 4:17:08 PM, by WHITE-2

    Today my laptop went down, I hope we can fix it. I also sprained my wrist today so can hardly type, anyway. Fell down when we walked the dog. ... Read more

  • Day 2

    5/21/2018 2:36:00 PM, by HOLLY61FIRE

    I finished yesterday with 17,000 steps after mowing the lawn with the push mower instead of the riding lawnmower. Combined that with 90 minutes on the bike and it was a good today. Today I did 60 minutes on the bike and planning on taking my dog for a long walk when I get home. Getting back on tr... Read more

  • Day 119 - Monday morning weigh-in

    5/21/2018 2:02:55 PM, by NDSTOIC44

    I weigh in daily or almost daily. It helps keep me accountable and reduces anxiety and stress related to the scale. But these Monday morning weigh ins are killer. Stress? Water weight from my heaviest workout (Sunday)? Weekend meal out salt? Who knows. But usually the scale is up 2 pounds on Mo... Read more

  • Day 119 - Monday morning weigh-in

    5/21/2018 2:02:55 PM, by NDSTOIC44

    I weigh in daily or almost daily. It helps keep me accountable and reduces anxiety and stress related to the scale. But these Monday morning weigh ins are killer. Stress? Water weight from my heaviest workout (Sunday)? Weekend meal out salt? Who knows. But usually the scale is up 2 pounds on Mo... Read more

  • Monday's can be tuff

    5/21/2018 12:00:16 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Well woke up to rain, so didn't get my morning walk in, maybe later when sun comes out. I had a great birthday weekend. Now count down to my cruise, 6 days. Have a great day all my spark friends.... Read more

  • Day 134: A Feel-Good Stretch For Which Your Body Will Thank You !

    5/21/2018 9:18:55 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    A yoga pose that increases flexibility Triangle Pose https://www.sparkpeople.com/
    resource/exercises.asp?exe
    rcise=283 Starting Position Stand tall with back straight, feet wider than the hips, and arms in line with the shoulders (like a ""T""), palms down. T... Read more

  • "Fireworks tonight."

    5/21/2018 9:10:50 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    "Happy Victoria Day to my Fellow Canadians." 104 Fireworks tonight." 636 283 Toronto, Ontario. will be booming. Niagara Falls, Ontario, will also be lighting up the sky. "Happy Birthday" to our late Empress and Queen, Victoria"...... Read more

  • 2 Salads a Day

    5/21/2018 8:55:14 AM, by JUICYVEGGIE2018

    So I started eating avocado on toast in the am and 1 salad for lunch and dinner. So far been going well. I started in the beginning of May.2018 and I’ve been doing it for 2 weeks. I’ve lost 10lvs so far. So proud of myself. #Self-love... Read more

  • Day 31 I am blue today

    5/21/2018 5:50:04 AM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    WOW this morning I am really blue. I hate feeling like this. Yesterday I did not eat balanced meals. My food choices were not bad. I did go over my calories. ONWARD... Read more

  • The Touch of God - Max Lucado

    5/21/2018 5:29:51 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    In Scripture Matthew 8:2 is symbolic of the ultimate outcast: infected by a condition he did not seek, rejected by those he knew, avoided by people he did not know, condemned to a future he could not bear. And in the memory of each outcast must have been the day he was forced to face the truth: life... Read more

  • 28 Day Pre-Graduation Challenge

    5/21/2018 2:32:40 AM, by JENNIFERQUINLAN

    In four weeks, I'll finally be graduating with my paralegal certificate--I've been hard at my studies this past month in order to maintain my 4.0 average but I can only give myself a C- in exercise and a B+ in nutrition for that same stretch of time. As there are four weeks left in my progr... Read more

  • Ahhh moment

    5/21/2018 1:51:55 AM, by RORYLYONS

    Listen to this amazing song. It will touch your heart The voice of an angel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=b5rJK8XpEDk... Read more

  • 5/20/18

    5/20/2018 10:06:03 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, had a good day today. We got up and went to church this morning. My knees were not exactly co-operating, but I pushed on. I ignored them and went to church. Cantored again since it was the same songs as last night, but we had no choir, just our director, a pianist, a guitarist, and me! D... Read more

  • photo and jokes

    5/20/2018 9:32:46 PM, by CANDOK1260

    This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: May is National Photo Month. Do you like to take photos or look at old photos? If so, what types are your favorites? What photos bring back special memories? I like to take photo of my great nieces and nephews. Also I like taking pict... Read more

  • Day 30 --- Hummm

    5/20/2018 9:15:56 PM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    Today I have been a bit off. I did go over my calories, but all my choices were good choices. It has been a bit of an emotional weekend. Saturday was my DD's last dance recital. She has been dancing since she was 2 and 1/2 fast forward 16 1/2 years.....this Senior Year is flying by. Unbelievable. ... Read more

  • Heat.

    5/20/2018 9:07:44 PM, by LOSINGFORME16

    It finally warmed up where I live and man, it does make a person sweat. It can be hard to remember to carry liquids or extra liquids if a person works out outside now. I know I need to remember to, as I can get dehydrated easy and that can send me to the hospital. I do get sunstroke very easy and... Read more

  • jokes and salad recipe

    5/20/2018 8:54:20 PM, by CANDOK1260

    This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: May is National Salad Month. Post a couple of your favorite salad recipes or ones you’d like to try. I have trouble eating salad with my denture but these are recipes I like. jokes Waldorf Salad Recipe Prep time: 15 minute... Read more

  • Sunday

    5/20/2018 7:05:50 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Got up early for my walk done, then church, grocery shopping, did laundry and enjoy the sunshine.... Read more

  • Bike Ride and Wishing Everyone a Great Day!

    5/20/2018 11:46:41 AM, by REEDSKI

    Getting up early to bike ride is a great way to start the day. 45 minutes today. Today we celebrate the Pentecost at Mass. I have a red top that I got at Goodwill washed and ready to wear. Have a great day!... Read more

  • The 'yellow' brick road?

    5/20/2018 9:07:08 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Yes... pollen from our trees is everywhere. 24 My hubby's allergies are full blown now. The rain helped take a lot of it out of the air. We got our four, huge, tree-like plants up the basement stairs and onto the patio with the help of one of Bob's five sons. After five months... Read more

  • New week

    5/20/2018 8:48:21 AM, by HOLLY61FIRE

    Ok, I've got to do better!! I'll do really well for a few weeks then I travel somewhere and get all off track. Time to get on it and stick to it. I am determined!!... Read more

  • Day 1

    5/20/2018 7:50:27 AM, by ALICESOUZA

    New beginnings... Read more

  • Back to the Drawing Board

    5/20/2018 6:55:52 AM, by REEDSKI

    I restarted my exercise streak yesterday morning with an 80 minute bike ride. Day 1. :) My friends and I ate lunch at Postinos where I ordered a salad, Hannah's Fields, but sampled tidbits of assorted bruschettas and a grilled cheese. We then walked to Harkins and watched the new Avenge... Read more

  • Day 82 of elimination diet

    5/20/2018 2:57:21 AM, by WHITE-2

    Yes, I am still plodding along with the elimination diet. I have tested dairy two weeks ago. I did not notice a lot of physical changes but I did happen to get into a rage, twice in that week and that makes me think that dairy does have a (strong?) impact on my mood. So now I need to figure out whet... Read more

  • What about me

    5/19/2018 11:43:30 PM, by LA_BENTANCOURT

    I feel so UK.... Read more

  • 5/19/18

    5/19/2018 10:19:10 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I will give a warning, this blog is probably going to be a downer. That is how I am feeling. I had a good night's sleep, and was up until we went to see my priest friend at the Skilled Nursing Center. No. 1, it took me way to long to go see him. He has lost over 100 lbs. I didn't know the exten... Read more

  • Busy day

    5/19/2018 8:33:01 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Farmers market in the morning. Graduation party in afternoon, then my birthday dinner with my brother in the evening.... Read more

  • Royal Wedding

    5/19/2018 7:07:08 PM, by DOLPHIN225

    I was up all night watching the Royal Wedding and ended up having more to eat and drink than I should have but this is a special occasion so I feel perfectly find having done it. Happiness and best wishes to the happy couple. 26 665 + 652 26... Read more

  • 5-19-18

    5/19/2018 4:59:58 PM, by DRBARNETT

    Good afternoon sparkers. Its a nice day here in south Texas. Warm but with a breeze so not to bad. I had a decent workout,this a.m. then home to do yard work. 15000 steps before noon. I hope everyone has a blessed and healthy day. Now drink a glass of water and lets keep moving.... Read more

  • Daily walk

    5/19/2018 1:39:06 PM, by LOSINGFORME16

    I barely got it in before the rain. I didn't have any protection for my phone (which I should have had it in some kind of protection due to sweat) or my pedometer. I will have to remember to have protection for both with me at at all times. I already have 3 miles today and that doesn't include mi... Read more

  • Progress

    5/19/2018 1:12:13 PM, by BULGEBATTLER

    I am a complex yet simple person. My overall project is to change from a sedentary to active lifestyle. the objective takes less than a sentence to say but once I delve into this I find the complexity. Much different than a calories in/calories out situation for example. One thing is for sure and th... Read more

  • Day 29 Why is it working?

    5/19/2018 10:21:17 AM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    After the birth of my son in 2001 I joined Weight Watchers and I was very successful, losing 55 pounds. But life got busy, I was not counting my points or going to meetings ect. I have attempted 3 times in the past 16 years to return to Weight Watchers and shed the pounds. It never stuck, I never ev... Read more

  • Best time of the year...

    5/19/2018 9:01:04 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Yes it's raining today and I enjoyed my morning walk under a huge umbrella. 257 Our lawn looks so lush and green. Magnolias in bloom and Lilacs are beginning to bud out. *Enjoying our long weekend. 636 213 * ... Read more

  • 5/18/18

    5/18/2018 11:27:08 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, our government proved to me once again how totally inefficient they are. I wanted to get my SS set up and that, and since I didn't remember the password I set up for my account 2 years ago, and put in three wrong passwords, my account was locked. Their website said I could online request a n... Read more

  • Today is my birthday

    5/18/2018 11:14:29 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went out to dinner with my DH and kids, had a great time and got very nice gifts. I love spending time with my family. Hope everybody had a great day.... Read more

  • NWA again.

    5/18/2018 11:00:32 PM, by LOSINGFORME16

    Both hubby and myself was sent home again with No Work Available today. I never thought that would happen with where I work, but with the other teams not doing the work that they could be doing and getting the plant up and running, we're stuck to doing it. Now that its getting to the point that ma... Read more

  • Day 28 and I am down 9 pounds

    5/18/2018 10:44:33 PM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    I never got around to posting this morning. I switched up my morning routine a bit and ran short on time. The scale was my friend today, down by 9 pounds I will not meet the 10 pound mark in 30 days, but all is going well. The scale just shows a number, but there are so many other changes taki... Read more

  • Finding Motivation

    5/18/2018 7:04:34 PM, by CINDY247

    If you are looking for support, encouragement & motivation Join a SPARK People 5% challenge!! I ♥️ our Awesome A Team!! Keep on sparking!... Read more

  • it's friday

    5/18/2018 3:01:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am finally finished the bone scan test i had to do at the hospital. that was done this morning. i took my time after it was done to relax and to have a tasty,healthy lunch. i will know within a week what the results are of this test. i get to see my regular doctor next friday afternoon. the past f... Read more

  • Friday May 18

    5/18/2018 1:36:21 PM, by FOUNDER3

    Slowing down a bit today. My cousin took my father fishing this morning, so I did not go. It has been a busy time. But, it has been a good time. I am enjoying all of the time spent with my mom and dad. I am so blessed to have them, and to have this time with them. I am feeling pretty go... Read more

  • Day 116 - Friday's here! Rest time

    5/18/2018 9:37:09 AM, by NDSTOIC44

    One of the most overlooked elements of the weight loss journey is rest. Most of us know about saying no to high calorie foods and working out. We know about pushing ourselves and learning to say no to what's bad for us. But rest? That's a different story. Today is my rest day on my workout sche... Read more

  • All my days have started to become a blurr

    5/18/2018 9:22:56 AM, by LA_BENTANCOURT

    Do the same thing over and over again. Getting stir crazy. DH needs to get me out of here. DH please fix my bike.... Read more

  • Be like a Tree...

    5/18/2018 8:56:26 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    No wonder they can live a long time. 573 250 It's a sunny, windy and cool day here today. 15c. (60'ish f.)... Read more

  • Day 131: The Right to Bare Arms

    5/18/2018 8:51:53 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    Tone your arms in 7 minutes with this fun upper-body workout! Today's Video: Bootcamp: 7-Minute Arm Tone-Up with Dumbbells http://www.sparkpeople.tv/vi
    deo.asp?id=660 Dolly 87... Read more

  • Scrooge Didn't Create the World - Max Lucado

    5/18/2018 5:14:18 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Scrooge didn’t create the world – God did! Psalm 104 celebrates this lavish creation with twenty-three verses of itemized blessings: the heavens and the earth, the waters and the streams and trees and the oil and bread and the people and the lions. God is the source of “innumerable teeming things,” ... Read more

  • 5/17/18

    5/17/2018 11:28:46 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well as expected this was a long day. I got up and got a call around 9 with a fellow Vincentian who had some clients that needed home visits done. We don't go out alone, and another friend was scheduled to go but got sick. And you know me, I never say no. This is a part I like as it gives us a c... Read more

  • Miles for today.

    5/17/2018 11:20:13 PM, by LOSINGFORME16

    I was able to beat my goal today thanks to walking over 4,000 steps in 4 hours at work (was sent home with a NWA after 4 hours) and then going to get a few things after work. While I enjoy getting those extra steps, I will be happy when production comes back up so I know everyone can be getting som... Read more

  • Nothing big today.

    5/17/2018 10:17:33 PM, by LA_BENTANCOURT

    Really sick day.... Read more

  • 5-17-18

    5/17/2018 5:59:21 PM, by DRBARNETT

    Good afternoon sparkers. Summer coming early to south Texas 75% humidity and 95. Its been a long day but I have met 3 of walking goals today. I hope everyone has a blessed and healthy day. Now drink a glass of water and lets get moving.... Read more

  • Hello Thursday

    5/17/2018 12:11:55 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Everyday I thank God for the little things in life. I tell my family I love them everyday. I'm always doing something for others to make them happy. On mother's day my grandson gave me flowers, this really melted my heart.... Read more

  • Day 130: Stretch and Strengthen in a Single Move!

    5/17/2018 9:04:39 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    This exercise both strengthens and stretches your chest. Seated Knee Lifts with Chair https://www.sparkpeople.com/
    resource/exercises.asp?exe
    rcise=155 Starting Position Lie flat on a bench. Hold dumbbells with arms extended and elbows slightly bent. ... Read more

  • Squirrels didn't find these...

    5/17/2018 8:59:04 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I love the various shapes and colours of tulips... don't you? 126 Doing a Library-run today and will checkout the used books shops. I have so many to exchange. 149 ... Read more

  • Day 115: Training the voice in your head. No excuses.

    5/17/2018 8:44:37 AM, by NDSTOIC44

    Lots of folks blog about training that little voice in your head. Mostly it's about training away the negativity. I think I've done well on that. Quitting is not an option, so the voice in my head is prohibited from talking about quitting. The voice can't call me weak nor can it tell me that I will ... Read more

  • Day 27....Down 9 pounds and I have eaten breakfast for 27 days I can not believe it.

    5/17/2018 5:51:19 AM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    Twenty-Eight days ago my breakfast was a cup of coffee, mid morning snack was a Pepsi. I ate school lunch if I ate at all, and of another Pepsi was needed. On the way home I would stop and buy a Starbuck Frappe (bottled). For supper I would eat as I cooked. I might have another Pepsi before bed. ... Read more

  • A New Route - Joel and Victoria

    5/17/2018 5:38:18 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today’s Scripture: "Who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion." (Psalm 103:4, NIV) When God puts a dream or a promise on the inside of you, He deposits within you everything you need to accomplish it. He wouldn’t give you the desire to do something without giv... Read more

  • Very busy day...

    5/17/2018 2:48:02 AM, by DOLPHIN225

    Lots of errands to run and a PT appointment on top of it. Good thing is that I got a workout at my appointment. I am tired but I accomplished a lot today. To bed soon so that I can get up early and get my workout done before going to Acupuncture treatment.... Read more

  • 5/16/18

    5/17/2018 12:19:42 AM, by RHOOK20047

    A busy day today. Got the grass cut. I got it done between rains. Then got ready for my ACTS meeting. My best friend is our Spiritual Companion for the retreat and I was so glad that he was available to do the retreat with me, however tonight he told me that his back had been bothering him a lot... Read more

  • Letting the Negativity Go W/e 5/14

    5/16/2018 9:06:30 PM, by LOPEYP

    Each time I meet with my wellness coach she asks "What's New and Good?" In my earlier sessions it was difficult to think up things that were good because I felt that most things were bad in my life. Nothing like the horrible years of my mother's illness but just the usual stuff that goes on in li... Read more

  • Feeling my age

    5/16/2018 7:28:30 PM, by CINDY247

    Lately, I've been feeling my age So I joined some Fitbit challenges - where everyone is younger than me... I am winning them!! Great ego boost when you're not only older but also injured Thank goodness walking is one form of exercise I can still do ! So as long as I'm alive I will Keep on S... Read more

  • Rain

    5/16/2018 5:51:55 PM, by RAPUNZEL53

    It has rained for almost two weeks now. Would like some sunshine for a change.... Read more

  • Hump day

    5/16/2018 4:21:11 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Thank goodness half of week is gone. So very busy today. I did get up and got my walk done early. Will be keeping my grandson overnight so my daughter can take her husband out to dinner and baseball game.... Read more

  • It's working

    5/16/2018 2:33:39 PM, by BULGEBATTLER

    Having an excellent day. Read Indygirl blog throughout the morning for inspiration and ideas. Had my usual Mac breakfast (Bacon and egg bagel and coffee) which is not the greatest but I am very comfortable with it and it gets me out of the house first thing. Especially when it's sunny. I am developi... Read more

  • Vargus Nerve and Inflammation and Depression and other links I wanted to save...

    5/16/2018 2:21:53 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    http://mosaicscience.com/story
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    s-nerve/ awarenessact.com/15-habbitsss-
    of-peoplle-with-concealed-
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  • it's wednesday

    5/16/2018 1:30:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    i went for a brief checkup at the doctor's this morning. my blood pressure and breathing are both good. i also asked the doctor about another matter i noticed last week and right away the doctor acted on it. i am to follow up with the doctor by this saturday. with my main doctor, i am to make an app... Read more

  • Day 129: Turn Your Desk Chair into an Abs-Sculpting Machine!

    5/16/2018 9:34:21 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    Seated Knee Lifts with Chair https://www.sparkpeople.com/
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  • Any OCD's out there...LoL

    5/16/2018 9:04:24 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Any OCD's out there are welcome to join my...errrmmm... meeting. 100 It's a sunny, cool, 20c. (65f.) day here today. Perfect for doing some serious gardening.... Read more

  • Day 114 - Weigh-in Wednesday

    5/16/2018 8:44:52 AM, by NDSTOIC44

    Today: Last week: Yup, you're seeing double. Down to the 0.1 lb. But I'm staying committed. At the moment my biggest focus is strength training. The heating pad is my friend each night to sooth sore muscles. Still hoping it's a muscle gain plateau.... Read more

  • Non Scale Victory

    5/16/2018 6:56:11 AM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    Had to move to the next notch on my fitbit....it was to loose!!!!... Read more

  • Day 26 All Is Going Well

    5/16/2018 5:56:26 AM, by ICUC2ONWARD

    Today is Wednesday, not sure what to blog about. Everything is going well. I am staying constant. Rain is on its way. Life is busy busy busy. Today I am inspired to wind up for the weekend!!!! ... Read more

  • By His Grace - Joel and Victoria

    5/16/2018 5:19:13 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today’s Scripture: “But whatever I am now, it is all because God poured out his special favor on me—and not without results. For I have worked harder than any of the other apostles; yet it was not I but God who was working through me by his grace.” (1 Corinthians 15:10, NLT) In this day ... Read more

  • Back again and ready to just do it!

    5/15/2018 11:39:41 PM, by DOLPHIN225

    Joined a Move Group at the VA and returned to Spark People yesterday...today I rejoined the YMCA and did my first workout. I am determined to get back into the working out and tracking my food intake and exercise once again.... Read more

  • I don’t know why

    5/15/2018 9:16:11 PM, by TIMEFORCINDY

    I just don’t want to exercise, I’m not really sure why?? usually once I get started I can really get into it but not this time. About three years ago I got to my lowest weight I’d been to in a long while and I kept it off for over a year, but hey, here I am again needing to get my weight down yet ag... Read more