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  • Friday 4/17

    4/17/2015 7:15:59 PM, by JANICEK56

    Yahoo! Went for a 45 minute walk after work today. What a beautiful day! And what an amazing difference a long walk outdoors can make to a pe... Read more

  • Vegan Week

    4/17/2015 12:58:23 PM, by 56ROSE

    Vegan Week, sponsored by Compassion over Killing, is fast approaching and I will be participating again this year. Last year, I avoided meat for ... Read more

  • Poetry Reading

    4/17/2015 4:47:33 AM, by SWDOTB2

    The Dean of the Schurz Library, Vicki Bloom asked me to read some of my poetry at an event on campus yesterday afternoon. This event included re... Read more

  • best intentions....?

    4/16/2015 8:52:08 PM, by JANICEK56

    Nope, having the best of intentions is not working for me. I am working overtime this week and the weather is gloomy, and I have gotten out of t... Read more

  • Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight

    4/16/2015 5:25:25 PM, by MATSCHI

    Recently in my search for yet another resource for my journey to health, I came across the book "Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight", by Peter Wal... Read more

  • Grab life now

    4/16/2015 7:10:33 AM, by LEVETS

    Steve and I are planning to get married in August. Last night I was looking on the internet to find out what they had in plus size wedding dresse... Read more

  • to all my friends and spark family

    4/16/2015 1:43:02 AM, by HAWTGRANNY2014

    I feel as if you are all my extended family and I truly appreciate each and every one of you. I am sorry I can't thank you all personally. You ... Read more

  • still not awake

    4/15/2015 6:59:43 PM, by HAWTGRANNY2014

    He is still not awake but his trake came out about three or four times so they ordered a specially made one but it won't come in for about 3 week... Read more

  • New Rollator

    4/14/2015 6:48:26 PM, by BEVIEG41

    Today I was going to a craft class here in the Sr Park and was going to load my new rollator, dubbed "big Red Harley" in the car when I notice a ... Read more

  • Sparks really slow

    4/14/2015 10:50:15 AM, by MEXGAL1

    Do any of you experience this occasionally? It is so incredible slow today that I am going to walk away and do something else and come back late... Read more

  • Have a chuckle. Touche!

    4/14/2015 9:04:02 AM, by GOANNA2

    Touche!! One evening a Husband, thinking he was being funny, said to his wife, 'Perhaps we should start washing your clothes in 'Slim... Read more

  • Monday 4/13

    4/13/2015 6:40:13 PM, by JANICEK56

    Well I had the best of intentions. I went to the reservoir for a walk after work, but only got to walk a mile due to some HEAVY storm clouds mov... Read more

  • Workout Week in Review (Apr 6 - Apr 10 2015)

    4/13/2015 9:26:54 AM, by NEWAGAIN

    Apr 6 2015, M – Week 12 Day 2 bodyweight and dumbbell full body circuit (70 minutes). I worked this circuit by decreasing reps/increasing weigh... Read more

  • For Christ followers!

    4/13/2015 8:29:09 AM, by IMAVISION

    288 A Sister-... Read more

  • my bucket list

    4/12/2015 10:32:41 PM, by LEVETS

    Learning to dance was put on my bucket list not only because I didn't know how and didn't think I ever could, but I was downright scared to get i... Read more

  • Sunday 4-12

    4/12/2015 8:47:28 PM, by JANICEK56

    Today I had some time to myself. :) I went for a 2.17 mile walk at the reservoir and then walked a mile at Cedar Bog. It was a beautiful day... Read more


    4/12/2015 2:58:49 PM, by TIMEHASCOME56

    When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything yo... Read more

  • What the heck?

    4/12/2015 11:04:56 AM, by MEXGAL1

    Our weather has been perfect...no rain no wind, etc. so why did we lose power for like 24 hours???? Must be living in Mexico !!! ... Read more

  • Saturday...

    4/11/2015 10:28:28 PM, by JANICEK56

    Today is the last day the grandchildren from Wisconsin will be with me. My daughter and son in law will be back tonight and they will all leave ... Read more

  • Hard week

    4/11/2015 9:09:55 PM, by BJUMPINGFORJOY

    This week was very hard with pt from my surgery. They are starting to help me walk with a cane. This is hard since I am only 8 months out from th... Read more

  • different way of thinking

    4/11/2015 2:52:28 PM, by LEVETS

    I did something today that I dread! I avoid it all at all costs. It makes me depressed and makes me beat myself up. At least it always has bef... Read more

  • Spring into Spring 5 K

    4/11/2015 11:03:01 AM, by TERI-RIFIC

    I'm updating blog with a pic. I'm in the group photo at the start next to ... Read more

  • Joke of the Week.

    4/11/2015 5:43:18 AM, by GOANNA2

    There was an engineer who had an exceptional gift for fixing all things mechanical. After serving his company loyally for over 30 years, he h... Read more

  • Intermittent Fasting

    4/10/2015 5:31:09 PM, by BJMC01

    I have hit a plateau. I seem to gain and lost the same 2 lbs for quite a few months now. I am going to try the 8 hr eating plan with eating fo... Read more

  • New Fitness Tracker Vivofit 2

    4/10/2015 6:59:08 AM, by TERI-RIFIC

    This will be my third fitness tracker. First was the Spark Tracker which I lo... Read more

  • Thursday

    4/9/2015 9:20:43 PM, by JANICEK56

    Still have the grandchildren with me. We actually fit a 45 minute walk into our day...between thunderstorms. We also painted some dinosaurs and... Read more

  • thank goodness

    4/9/2015 11:30:13 AM, by MEXGAL1

    Yep, as many of you said, those pounds that came on overnight from eating a pork chop are working themselves off my body. whew. But as I said, ... Read more


    4/9/2015 7:33:24 AM, by TIMEHASCOME56

    Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you. - Jesus... Read more

  • Isn't it crazy...overnight weight gain.

    4/8/2015 12:39:46 PM, by MEXGAL1

    I know, I know it's got to be the salt and water weight but geez. I had a lean pork chop that I made and ate with just broccoli. My calories we... Read more

  • Tuesday Vacation

    4/7/2015 9:34:42 PM, by JANICEK56

    Very busy with the grandchildren who are staying with me this week. I'm not even tracking exercise because I am on my feet constantly even thoug... Read more

  • I don't make any progress - what is wrong with me?

    4/6/2015 7:47:19 PM, by MATSCHI

    Am I not working hard enough? Am I making too many excuses? Am I too lazy, not motivated enough, inconsistant, or simply destined to fail? No, I ... Read more

  • An Easter Blessing

    4/6/2015 4:57:52 PM, by 56ROSE

    So, I'm on my way! I made it through Easter with no weight gain! Now, the next challenge is my Birthday this Thursday and then a get away weekend... Read more

  • Workout Week in Review (Mar 30 - Apr 4)

    4/6/2015 11:14:44 AM, by NEWAGAIN

    M – Week 11 Day 2 of Bodyweight and DB circuit this morning (41 minutes). Added Russian Kettlebell Swings at the end for cardio. Alternative ex... Read more

  • The Cross of Salvation

    4/5/2015 7:58:47 PM, by COLOR-BLUE

    I know this print is so very small, so I've written the poem out below. I didn't do the art work, but I did write this poem/prose back in the mi... Read more

  • Easter Sunday

    4/5/2015 5:47:41 PM, by JANICEK56

    We took Vincent out for his 2nd bike ride. He was doing great.... I said "I'm gonna win!" pretending we were racing...... and down I went. I wa... Read more

  • Blog for my BSG team

    4/5/2015 2:25:54 PM, by COLLEENCONQUERS

    well, what Easter means to me is the death and resurrection of Jesus the Christ .. and the price He paid for me to live eternally with Him and th... Read more

  • goals for April

    4/5/2015 2:03:57 PM, by COLLEENCONQUERS

    i can't believe i lost the start of this blog i had already written... always makes me want to give it up and not do it again ... i did not do ... Read more

  • Alone on Easter and loving it.

    4/5/2015 1:55:55 PM, by MEXGAL1

    Got up this morning and focused a bit on the true meaning of Easter. Our little village is over flowing with people. Many of the folks from Gu... Read more


    4/5/2015 11:13:04 AM, by TIMEHASCOME56

    Dr. Norman Vincent Peale spoke years ago, "Live your life and forget your age." ... Read more

  • Mudderella-Super Excited!

    4/5/2015 6:41:09 AM, by TERI-RIFIC

    I just signed my middle daughter and me up for this race in October. The char... Read more

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