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  • Starting the process over

    10/18/2019 5:02:54 AM, by LOUBIE50

    I am back again trying to lose the weight I have gained back since I was last properly using this site as a tool to being healthy. Having got on the scales today and having had twinges etc I know I need to get my excess weight gone and continue on my goal to eventually being in the healthy weight ra... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 17

    10/18/2019 12:03:53 AM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Create a house or shelter for a very small creature". ... Read more

  • sugar reduction crabby

    10/17/2019 9:27:38 PM, by IMREITE

    I've been crabby the last few days. i thought it was a 1 day thing but i have been mentally off lately, part of it is i have been doing something different at work and i dont enjoy it and i am off my normal mental routine so i struggle to concentrate. another option is from having less sugar. ... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 16

    10/17/2019 12:21:59 AM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Have someone teach you how to do something you've never done before today." [Teacher = Google! The new lesson = Find ways to recycle rubber gloves - Food bag tie, Finger puppets, Hair tie]. ... Read more

  • flip the negative to a positive

    10/16/2019 9:16:57 PM, by IMREITE

    i had a conferance call yesterday and mondy and there was a lot of negativity. the worst part it was all the whining and finger pointing. a few bad apples were spreading the attitude to others. i and a few others spoke up to change the direction but it did not work. my supervisor had to end the cal... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/16/2019 6:48:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool fall day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. I had an incredible workout at the gym this morning. both budgie birds say cheep ,cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 15

    10/15/2019 9:04:45 AM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Turn something you would normally throw away into something you want to keep". ... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 14

    10/14/2019 6:48:19 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Create a Venn diagram, chart or graph that explains something humorous." [Kevin Smith + Jason Mewes = Jay & Silent Bob!] ... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 13

    10/14/2019 6:46:05 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "After a meal, use whatever is leftover on your plate to create a face. Can you make a face that expresses a specific emotion?" ... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 12

    10/14/2019 6:44:05 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Create a hat or hair accessory. Bonus: Get a photo of yourself wearing it in public!" ... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 11

    10/14/2019 6:41:11 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Make a poem using only words found in the subject lines from the first 8 emails you recieve today." Edit: The Poem: Heck! Who's Having fun? Embrace your limitations! For Louise's Birthday The next big idea starts with; Madness, A love letter, Walking mistakes y... Read more

  • meal prepped

    10/13/2019 11:00:49 PM, by IMREITE

    roated baby red potatoes and grilled chicken breasts. seperated into 3 dishes + 1 bowl for extra potatoes. 3 days of lunches are done. this week i am going to start my next level of pop reduction. i did not do so well this weekend, but normally i use the weekend and go over but this weekend i ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/13/2019 11:23:32 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. my mom says thanks for the birthday wishes. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • orchard visit

    10/12/2019 11:57:34 PM, by IMREITE

    i got my apples today. my mom has tickets for free entry into an orchards outside play area along with a free pumpkin for kids. it has a corn maze wagon rides, and other kid activities. it was cold and rainy so they did not want to go. i went to a different one and got about 2 pecks of 3 different ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/12/2019 10:53:50 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's my mom's birthday today! my daughter and i are at my parents' place to celebrate the day. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have an amazing day, everyone!... Read more

  • quiet weekend

    10/12/2019 12:25:02 AM, by IMREITE

    but i am going to plan things to stay busy so i dont zone out and spend too much time on my butt... Read more

  • October 2019

    10/11/2019 11:11:48 AM, by GMAOFTWO

    Well, I have just gotten back into SP. I read some of my past posts, and reminded myself of where I had been and how far I had gotten. Started new program 3 weeks ago, and have lost 10-12 pounds so far. Today I am 232.6. My initial goal is to get below 230, then to get to my lowest in this weigh... Read more

  • weather getting cold

    10/10/2019 11:16:13 PM, by IMREITE

    time to plan activities, indoor if neccesary so i get moving and stay that way this weekend... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 10

    10/10/2019 5:36:00 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Find a unique way to connect two things that you wouldn't normally combine." (Well, it was a first for me!) ... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 9

    10/9/2019 9:35:46 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Make something intentionally ugly." ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/9/2019 5:06:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym this morning and i feel amazing! my daughter says hi. on friday, just the two of us are going out for dinner. then on saturday, we are going out with both of my parents to celebrate my mom's birthday. i spent some time at niagara falls, on the canadian side, yesterda... Read more

  • anyone like Rutabagas

    10/8/2019 9:28:19 PM, by IMREITE

    as a kid i hated them. my mom used to put them in beef stew. i dont remember why. i had some a couple years ago in homemade soup. i am debating on getting it again as as adult to see if i like it now.... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 8

    10/8/2019 7:36:50 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Spill something and create something from the mess." [About half a pack of paperclips were spilled and then made into a paperclip portrait of my husband - was a fun prompt to do today!] ... Read more

  • physical done

    10/7/2019 11:58:32 PM, by IMREITE

    had my physical today. it seemed to have gone well. i have a doctor that wants to work with my for my thyroid and weight loss goals.... Read more

  • it's monday

    10/7/2019 5:58:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym today. my daughter did really well on two tests she had at school today. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a marvelous day, everyone!... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 7

    10/7/2019 4:03:15 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Create a greeting card for a coworker or friend for an unspecial occasion." ... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 6

    10/6/2019 11:51:18 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Create something using only materials found in nature." Two roses from the front yard garden were picked and lasted a few days before the petals all came off in a heap, all at once. Boo!....But, timely for Creative Sprint! (The plant was gifted in memory of my brother, so our fami... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 5

    10/6/2019 11:42:08 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Make an homeage to an important teacher in your life." Books, creativity - art (making it and enjoying the work of others), Creative Sprint itself are all important teachers - thank you!! @noahscalin @micawave @ALRcreates [Image note: The book and bookmark ("bat skulls") are the w... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 4

    10/6/2019 10:03:36 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Make something inspired by the lyrics to a song that puts you in a great mood." Doing back-to-back house reno's (Argh!)....Don't think there will be much reno-wall artwork done for this Creative Sprint; after it took 6 coats of paint to cover up some of last year's efforts done on a w... Read more

  • exercising again

    10/6/2019 12:15:38 AM, by IMREITE

    i am not feeling 100% but i am finding strength workouts or low impact workouts are not making me cough. so i will stick with those workouts until i am not coughing during the day... Read more

  • Birthday

    10/5/2019 7:16:37 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    My Birthday Party October 2019... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/5/2019 2:37:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a great day, everyone and a terrific weekend!... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 3

    10/4/2019 1:59:13 AM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Create a mascot for yourself (or your team)." Today's mascot is a play-doh bluebird, even though it looks more like a miniature rubber duck, oops! ... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 2

    10/3/2019 9:31:53 PM, by SPARKINON

    Prompt: "Create an anagram of your name and illustrate it in some way." The anagram was created by an anagram solver website, not me, here 'tis... Mynda - Icelandic, verb (rare): to photograph. ... Read more

  • Grandkids coming over soon.😊

    10/3/2019 7:58:51 PM, by KERRYG155

    It's dark and quiet now but that should end shortly when Aaliyah shows up. Grandpa won't be happy but that's normal... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/3/2019 3:26:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym today and i feel amazing! my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • i forgot to grab my veggies

    10/2/2019 9:21:21 PM, by IMREITE

    ...and i was ticked. i had planned to bring veggies and dip as a snack. i missed grabbing the veggie container this morning. and i was mad. so i went to our new vending options .... and they no longer have veggie pizza or veggie trays. apparently the dip had to go because it was to fatty. so i was ... Read more

  • Creative Sprint, Oct 2019 - Day 1

    10/1/2019 9:38:12 PM, by SPARKINON

    Had a birrova online break...thanks for the messages, sparkpage posts, spark gifts during that time, much appreciated! Have lots of reading and catching up to do! But first, we sprint! Happy Creative Sprinting Month! Creative Sprint Day 1's Prompt: "Make something that fi... Read more

  • getting better

    10/1/2019 9:32:37 PM, by IMREITE

    worked at home today. not the same as a sick day but at least i could cover myself in vicks vapo rub and be closer to the bathroom. my work place has a no-scent low-scent policy so i did not want everyone else to smell my vicks. that and homw i can cough and blow my nose as loud as i want... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/1/2019 7:20:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    it rained quite a bit earlier this afternoon here. now it is just cloudy and warm outside. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • fighting a head cold

    9/30/2019 8:57:03 PM, by IMREITE

    arg.. i was busy this weekend and did not get in a lot of exercise. i was busy and got in my steps but no intense workout. then last night about 2 hrs before bed my throat started to hurt, now i have a full head cold. i feel miserable. hoping to sleep better tonight... Read more

  • The Show

    9/30/2019 5:38:38 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    I had a great time at the PIG show last night. They played Juke Joint Jezebel my most loved workout song. Trivia note that song was in the soundtrack to the movie Bad Boys with Will Smith.... Read more

  • under and behind cleaning

    9/29/2019 1:35:24 PM, by IMREITE

    today we cleaned behind the fridge and the oven. we have not done it in in 2-4 years. then i scrubbed the kitchen floor, i am glad to have leftovers the next couple days. i dont want to cook because the kitchen is clean... Read more

  • bacon dipped in nutella

    9/29/2019 12:43:52 AM, by IMREITE

    my nieces slept over successfully. they even slept in - win win!! then of course the needed brakfast. they wanted eggs and bacon, they then dipped the bacon in nutella. they are so wierd... Read more

  • sleepover

    9/27/2019 7:26:34 PM, by IMREITE

    my nieces are coming over in a little bit for a sleepover. hopefully they will be tired and sleep in tomorrow... Read more

  • time to pay attention

    9/26/2019 8:55:26 PM, by IMREITE

    i need to find some focus exercises. my brain is all over the place. i know there are so many goals i have not reached because i lose focus and make bad decisions. i need to find some meditation or focus exercises so i can sleepm eat ant act better... Read more

  • Try Try Again

    9/26/2019 12:05:07 PM, by NETTY129

    Well, hubby and I did so well on our 2 week MWLC diet, lost some pounds, feeling good. Then fell off the wagon once again. It's funny tho, I don't really feel overweight, I feel really good. But, I know I could use to lose a few pounds but not really pushing it. Camping season is almost over (3 wee... Read more

  • Birthday

    9/24/2019 10:41:14 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Alexandria's Birthday at Applebee's... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    9/24/2019 12:17:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is well underway. i am pretty much taking it easy today. my main exercise today will be walking and some dancing. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 2 year old workout plan

    9/22/2019 10:39:58 PM, by IMREITE

    get up and down constandty, run like your legs will fall off, climb everything, play with balls, blow bubbles , color with crayons are sidewalk chalk. take a break for about 10 minutes, have a light snack, then repeat the circuit. this is what my niece does when she comes to our house. she ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    9/22/2019 3:16:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful and sunny day here today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! I will be going out in a while for a long walk. have a great day, everyone!... Read more

  • canned and cleaned

    9/22/2019 12:14:21 AM, by IMREITE

    today i canned some tomato sauce and while it boiled i dids ome cleaning and organizing in the kitchen... Read more

  • 22 Pounds Lost

    9/21/2019 10:47:31 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    I hit the 22 pounds lost mark on Friday.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/19/2019 7:52:13 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great mini checkup with my doctor today. i am to keep on being active and eating healthy foods. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • munchies

    9/18/2019 11:52:22 PM, by IMREITE

    ive had the munchies lately. no specific craving. yesterday i was really hungry because i skipped lunch. i had roasted cauliflower with alfrado sauce. at least i dont want candy and sugar all the time... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    9/18/2019 1:35:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had an amazing workout at the gym today and i feel great! my daughter says hi! both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i am going for another long walk after dinner today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more