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Today's Inspirational Quote
8/23/2014 6:33:25 AM,  9 COMMENTS

“You know what feels good to most of us when these obstacles, stresses and concerns consume us? Eating a dozen, warm chocolate chip cookies. Sure...  Read more

GABY1948

Happy Friday!
8/22/2014 3:42:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I knew it!!!...  Read more

MAVERICK59

Delayed post...
8/22/2014 11:29:45 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I forgot to blog yesterday but I did get some exercise in...8.2 miles on my bike. I was bummed by my scale, but literally MOVED on with my day...If it...  Read more

WVAWACKADOO

Valley of Roses
8/22/2014 8:03:31 AM,  14 COMMENTS

There is a place in Bulgaria known as the Valley of Roses, pictured here: When people drive through it, they open their car windows to get...  Read more

FEEDTHEHUNGER

Today's Inspirational Quote
8/22/2014 7:51:18 AM,  20 COMMENTS

“It took me a while to realize--but thankfully realized before it was too late--that a fancy house, car, and cable television don't bring much happine...  Read more

GABY1948

If I'd known it was going to be featured...
8/22/2014 7:33:02 AM,  32 COMMENTS

I have mused before that I could never tell when a blog was going to get put in a Spark Mail or voted "featured" or whatever. Yesterday's "Wimping no...  Read more

ONEKIDSMOM

Day 550: The - Big - NEWS!!!
8/21/2014 2:55:54 PM,  15 COMMENTS

We've been sitting on this for the better part of two months. Practically drove ourselves - and each other - nutz. So sure after that bitter, bitter e...  Read more

KASEYCOFF

Romantic texting by seniors
8/21/2014 1:06:35 PM,  21 COMMENTS

An elderly couple had just learned how to send text messages on their cell phones. The wife was a romantic type and the husband was more o...  Read more

CAT-IN-CJ

Today's Inspirational Quote
8/21/2014 10:02:26 AM,  16 COMMENTS

“That's it! Stretch way beyond your perceived limitations..Go for yours like you own it already, because you truly do.” ― Sereda Aleta Dailey...  Read more

GABY1948

Body Talk
8/21/2014 9:32:20 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Sometimes I wonder what my fat was trying to tell me and sometimes I wonder if I was using my fat to tell things to others. Just as an example, I thi...  Read more

FEEDTHEHUNGER

Wimping on my workouts
8/21/2014 7:42:29 AM,  75 COMMENTS

Tuesday night I was supposed to run... it was nasty hot outside and I opted for the treadmill... but then my left ankle griped and I slowed it down, a...  Read more

ONEKIDSMOM

Happy Thursday!
8/21/2014 2:33:21 AM,  4 COMMENTS

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MAVERICK59

What I Learned From My New Personal Trainer
8/20/2014 8:49:13 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I had my First Meeting with my Personal Trainer (Travis) today. As I sort of knew -- and ALL of my Friends assured me -- It was MUCH Less Painful than...  Read more

LJCANNON

A smile for Wednesday
8/20/2014 6:34:58 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Hope you find a lot today that makes you smile!...  Read more

MAVERICK59

Still not back in the Groove on my bike...
8/20/2014 3:53:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Had a good day yesterday, tracking & blogging but no exercise. My husband & I are active members of the BFD Auxiliary. We go to fire scenes & support...  Read more

WVAWACKADOO

Punography
8/20/2014 10:27:58 AM,  23 COMMENTS

Hope these will help to bring you a smile . . . Punography · I tried to catch some fog. I mist. · When chemists die, they bariu...  Read more

CAT-IN-CJ

Comparatively Speaking
8/20/2014 8:00:43 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Confucius reportedly said: “All unhappiness begins with a comparison.” Well, I’ll bet there are few people in the world who could outdo chubby women i...  Read more

FEEDTHEHUNGER

Today's Inspirational Quote
8/20/2014 4:40:04 AM,  25 COMMENTS

“God never intended us to want anything more than we want Him. Just the slightest glimpse into His Word proves that, Look at what the Bible says about...  Read more

GABY1948

Off my Game a little...
8/19/2014 1:18:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Not sure why, but I slept well, but too late. I did not get a ride in yet but still hope to. The temps are rising & I have to take a neighbor to get s...  Read more

WVAWACKADOO

Physical or Emotional Hunger
8/19/2014 11:11:57 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Eating mindfully is so important. Learning to identify true hunger from emotional hunger (or boredom) is key. If you're not hungry enough...  Read more

CAT-IN-CJ

Because of Who They Are
8/19/2014 10:39:41 AM,  9 COMMENTS

A random glance at the comment section of almost any article reveals a world of people with a lot of time on their hands to launch personal attacks ag...  Read more

FEEDTHEHUNGER

Applying taper principles to the speech
8/19/2014 7:57:08 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Now I know that several of my Spark buds speak as part of their jobs, it's a regular gig for them. They have tricks and tips of the trade, and probab...  Read more

ONEKIDSMOM

Today's Inspirational Quote
8/19/2014 7:52:12 AM,  17 COMMENTS

“In 1944-1945, Dr Ancel Keys, a specialist in nutrition and the inventor of the K-ration, led a carefully controlled yearlong study of starvation at t...  Read more

GABY1948

Smile for today
8/19/2014 2:14:59 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Have a great day!...  Read more

MAVERICK59

AUGUST GOALS
8/18/2014 9:59:59 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I AM A LITTLE LATE THIS WEEK WITH MY BLOG. I HAVE BEEN HAVING DIFFICULTIES WITH MY COMPUTER. STILL NOT LOSING ANY WEIGHT. I AM STILL DRINKING10 CUPS O...  Read more

ICECUB

Time trial of the speech as a v-blog
8/18/2014 9:40:39 PM,  24 COMMENTS

Since a few of you asked for it. Gave me a chance to do another time trial. Fair warning, it's about 11 minutes long, and it has a few "Spark only"...  Read more

ONEKIDSMOM

Survived another picnic...
8/18/2014 1:41:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Didn't get a chance to blog yesterday. My husband & I went to a picnic. I made it a point to eat a very large & healthy lunch before going. Once I got...  Read more

WVAWACKADOO

Smiles for Monday
8/18/2014 12:56:55 PM,  22 COMMENTS

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CAT-IN-CJ

Today's Inspirational Quote
8/18/2014 9:40:34 AM,  18 COMMENTS

“Sacrifice brings with it huge results.” ― Sereda Aleta Dailey, The Magnificent Weight Loss System This applies to anything in life but...  Read more

GABY1948

You Say It's Your Birthday
8/18/2014 6:44:05 AM,  21 COMMENTS

It’s my birthday too, yeah! That’s right. It’s my birthday today – 59 years ago my sister and I were born at Sharps Memorial Hospital in San Di...  Read more

FEEDTHEHUNGER

Exercise With Benefits
8/17/2014 10:56:11 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Dr. Pam Peeke is the author of books like "The Hunger Fix", "Fight Fat After 40" and "Fit To Live." She has appeared on programs like ABC Nightl...  Read more

LJCANNON

Working on the speech
8/17/2014 6:32:23 PM,  27 COMMENTS

Ten minutes. Ten minutes is all I get to share my story. Motivation and time line. This afternoon, I've been practicing. I managed to get it under...  Read more

ONEKIDSMOM

Sunday Brilliant Thoughts
8/17/2014 8:47:40 AM,  13 COMMENTS

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FEEDTHEHUNGER

Today's Inspirational Quote
8/17/2014 6:55:18 AM,  24 COMMENTS

It's the beginning of a new week....let's all go DO something and make it count! While you are out there be a blessing to someone else....it wi...  Read more

GABY1948

Late in the day blog
8/16/2014 9:47:57 PM,  19 COMMENTS

Gee, it's been a busy one. Started out with an Open Water Swim, that we kind of threw together at the last minute. Someone on the Facebook group had...  Read more

ONEKIDSMOM

The week that Water was my Nemesis
8/16/2014 7:56:19 PM,  15 COMMENTS

At our camp in Maine our neighbor got a new driveway put in. We now call it the spillway because it is causing a river to flow onto our property when...  Read more

TERI-RIFIC

Big Ten...
8/16/2014 12:48:24 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Happy to have completed 10.2 miles on my bike, tracked my food & got almost 8 hrs. of sleep...I feel focused & excited to be moving in the right direc...  Read more

WVAWACKADOO

Soothing Belly
8/16/2014 9:36:39 AM,  9 COMMENTS

One of the enduring feelings I have about being bigger is a sense of being both the person I am and simultaneously being another person who can hold m...  Read more

FEEDTHEHUNGER

Today's Inspirational Quote
8/16/2014 8:29:04 AM,  23 COMMENTS

“That we need help is easy to see every time we walk down the street. The experts confirm what the obscured view in front of us tells us. They e...  Read more

GABY1948

A busy day...
8/15/2014 9:16:59 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Up early & off on my bike...rode 4.71 miles...cut my ride short because I wanted to eat a healthy "brunch" before heading to the Sr. Ctr. to play card...  Read more

WVAWACKADOO

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