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  • Allergy Testing

    3/14/2018 6:39:30 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I went to a new allergy and asthma doctor on Monday. I have been through the series of shots twice, but my family doctor wanted me to go again to... Read more

  • Spring!

    3/12/2018 10:24:36 AM, by SBEAR5

    It's in the 60's & 70's here. Spring has sprung in South Texas. Time to start working on the yard. We want to extend our back ... Read more

  • 03/08/2018 Where I’m At Today

    3/8/2018 6:34:09 PM, by BILLTHOMSON

    Today is a good day. Seen MY doctor today and all my numbers were great. He even said that I am not diabetic anymore. That statement frustrates m... Read more

  • Bloodwork

    3/5/2018 6:30:58 AM, by DEPOTMODE

    So, I had bloodwork done at the beginning of February, and got the results last Monday. I had been put on Metformin back in August, with a note f... Read more

  • Headed to the Biltmore

    3/4/2018 10:59:39 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    My daughter and I are headed to the Biltmore this afternoon. She is home from college for her spring break. We are celebrating her 21st birthday ... Read more

  • Virtual Races?

    3/4/2018 10:17:42 AM, by FATGECKO

    Thanks to Facebook, I've joined a virtual race. I'm hoping that this will help with the motivation to get out and moving a bit more. Clearly I'm ... Read more

  • Head Injury

    3/3/2018 7:10:18 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I was out and about last Friday evening having a wonderful afternoon and evening with my husband. Then, I fell and hit my head. HARD. I did... Read more

  • Food Safety

    3/2/2018 4:37:37 PM, by -JAMES-

    My wife was mixing tuna and mayonnaise for lunch, and as the is doing so she noticed that the mayonnaise had expired in the fall of last year. ... Read more

  • 03/2/2018 Where I’m At Today

    3/2/2018 7:56:57 AM, by BILLTHOMSON

    Today is a good day. Looking forward to going to a three-day conference. It is a joy to see old friends and make new friends . Have my whole ... Read more

  • February musings

    3/2/2018 7:50:41 AM, by FATGECKO

    I'm one full month into my Sparkpeople reboot. I haven't gone full out like I did 5 years ago, but am easing back into it. Now, my knee injury ha... Read more

  • March plan and accounting for successes

    2/28/2018 9:51:57 PM, by LINDAF49

    End of February and feeling like many positive things in health plan are happening - now to add challenges of new or tougher plans...Accomplished... Read more

  • And into a depression spiral I go......

    2/26/2018 5:40:36 PM, by DTSOBEL

    We had to give Malka up a few weeks ago and we are currently waiting for another puppy. There are currently only 2 litters in the kennel. One set... Read more

  • Valentine's Day

    2/25/2018 6:19:31 PM, by JUDITH1654

    My mother passed away late in the afternoon on Valentine's day, and even though she was only three months from being 96, it was still traumatic a... Read more

  • Three grams per inch

    2/25/2018 3:11:39 PM, by -JAMES-

    Do you weight your wallpaper? After doing the calculations, it hit me ... grams are metric, and inches are not. So how did I mix the two tog... Read more

  • 5K - - Well, half a 5K....

    2/24/2018 2:33:51 PM, by LINDAF49

    I have been enjoying the encouragement of working towards walking another 5K My Way... Inspite of several handicaps, after 50 days training, I... Read more

  • 2/21/18 Too sleepy to Spark...

    2/21/2018 11:55:39 PM, by LINDAF49

    ... how come I am so very tired? body is just getting sleepy and lazy feeling - but immune system is tired and I need it at max for all the loca... Read more

  • Feb 20

    2/20/2018 8:20:44 PM, by CHRYS00

    So it's been awhile since I last posted a blog. But I am still around, still kicking and oddly still going strong on my creative kick. I haven't ... Read more

  • Rut

    2/19/2018 7:58:55 PM, by HILARY82B

    Gotta get out of this rut. Gotta take care of me. Gotta get out of thinking of excuses. Gotta change the title of this blog.... Read more

  • 02/17/2018 Where I’m At Today

    2/17/2018 11:59:23 AM, by BILLTHOMSON

    Today is a good day. I have been experimenting with new foods and my blood sugar is moving up or down only a few points. I am learning how my bo... Read more

  • Winter Blues

    2/17/2018 6:32:49 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    This week's weather has been a roller coaster ride. After weeks and weeks of bitter cold and snow, or damp bone-chilling cold and rain, we finall... Read more

  • Flushing the toilet is a luxury

    2/17/2018 5:14:27 AM, by -JAMES-

    I'm back from Europe. What a tornado of events on coming home. I knew I had a water drainage problem before I arrived. The house monitoring alarm... Read more

  • Gym life

    2/15/2018 3:57:01 PM, by NATIVEPIXIE

    So I got a gym membership a week ago(Feb7).Went the first 2 days, overworked my legs 😂😂. Had to take off 3 days so my legs could recuperate. It... Read more

  • Gym life

    2/15/2018 3:52:02 PM, by NATIVEPIXIE

    So I got a gym membership a week ago(Feb7).Went the first 2 days, overworked my legs 😂😂. Had to take off 3 days so my legs could recuperate. It... Read more

  • Eating the Evidence

    2/15/2018 3:02:42 AM, by -JAMES-

    I'm leaving Amsterdam in a few hours, and returning to Canada. The last time I retuned I had checked the "other" box because I was bringing in so... Read more

  • Feb 13 - Dr. gave trip OK and Going to buy Plane tickets

    2/13/2018 4:09:23 PM, by LINDAF49

    Thank you to those on my teams for love and prayers through the last few weeks - Dr. gave me full and happy go-ahead for a plane flight to Ala... Read more

  • Another day...

    2/11/2018 4:57:23 PM, by FATGECKO

    Since I have an injured knee, I can't do much exercise. (If I do even a slow 10 minutes on a bike today I won't be able to walk well tomorrow.) H... Read more

  • 02/10/2018 Where I’m At Today

    2/10/2018 8:56:08 AM, by BILLTHOMSON

    Today I have realized no matter how much I try to give, I get it back ten-fold. Life is truly amazing when I do the right thing. I don’t und... Read more

  • 02/09/2018 Where I’m At Today

    2/9/2018 9:34:46 AM, by BILLTHOMSON

    This week has been a challenge with the weather, but with Spark People I am up to challenges today. I’ve gotten extra steps and workouts in by ju... Read more

  • Unicode and the Olympic games

    2/9/2018 7:17:14 AM, by -JAMES-

    When working in the computer field I was aware of the problems of sorting thing in "alphabetic" order, and indeed of writing computer code in a f... Read more

  • Diamonds are a girls best friend

    2/8/2018 12:02:45 PM, by -JAMES-

    My wife started playing the computer game "Hay Day" on her tablet. She's been working her way up in virtual prosperity, working hard on her ... Read more

  • Gym

    2/7/2018 2:26:54 PM, by NATIVEPIXIE

    Well got a new membership for the gym(goodlife fitness). Am really gonna enjoy this. It's been some time since I've belonged to a gym. Gotta be t... Read more

  • Gym

    2/7/2018 2:26:48 PM, by NATIVEPIXIE

    Well got a new membership for the gym(goodlife fitness). Am really gonna enjoy this. It's been some time since I've belonged to a gym. Gotta be t... Read more

  • My Valentine is ????

    2/7/2018 12:43:57 AM, by LUCKY1964

    ME ME ME!! This month is the month I am doing and hav... Read more

  • 02/04/2018 Where I’m At Today

    2/4/2018 7:28:59 PM, by BILLTHOMSON

    This weekend was fantastic, was able to volunteer at the homeless shelter. Did a lot of walking got a lot of steps in. Was amazed at the strength... Read more

  • Home scale mystery

    2/3/2018 5:43:48 PM, by FATGECKO

    I've been using the same scale for a couple decades (not that it's gotten much use in the near-ish past). It's a good scale that has seemed quite... Read more

  • February goals

    2/3/2018 8:11:12 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I have achieved most of my goals for January. It is now time to adjust and move forward. So, I set some new goals for this short month of Februar... Read more

  • 02/02/2018 Where I’m At Today

    2/2/2018 7:47:19 AM, by BILLTHOMSON

    Today I am feeling really good. The protein shakes are working. I did an additional 15000 steps besides my regular workout routine. My energy has... Read more

  • No pain, no gain?

    2/1/2018 9:43:23 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    First day back in the gym in over a year. Ow. Hubby and I lasted a half an hour. More importantly, I conquered my fear of getting back into the g... Read more

  • 02/01/2018 Where I’m At Today

    2/1/2018 6:00:26 PM, by BILLTHOMSON

    Today I am at the stage of trying to maintain, I actually, find this more difficult because I’m not getting that same rush and adulation from peo... Read more

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