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  • Tuesday

    1/24/2017 2:26:38 PM, by B0BBIE

    My head and neck are very sore after the fall yesterday. I did the right thing calling into work. I actually followed the doctors orders! Amazing. I have been resting and will continue to do so for the rest of the day and evening. The bump on my head is ridiculously large. Not only can you touc... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon

    1/24/2017 1:49:31 PM, by PICKIE98

    No news yet from realtor(Char), but there are two showings there today and more tomorrow. I sure hope the inspection went through okay. To top it all off, now Consumers Energy company is here to "upgrade" our gas and electric meters. She just finished the electrical meter, now she is working o... Read more

  • Close to the ground.

    1/24/2017 1:05:55 PM, by RNIEMELA

    “In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.” –Lao Tzu Always something I come back to when I start to get disconnected from what... Read more

  • tuesday

    1/24/2017 12:52:07 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    made it to the dr...she was pleased with my 40 pounds gone!! roads were HORRENDOUS!! i stopped at PT and there were so many cancellations he fit me in! so i'm home for the day..thank goodness...just glad to be home safe!!... Read more

  • Update to this morning's blog

    1/24/2017 12:24:51 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Ok, I'm getting ready to leave doctor's office. I'm to have an MRI, but she's thinking this is due to a nerve impingement causing nerve pain. I also get to have physical therapy, which doesn't surprise me. I'm also to call my GI doctor to make sure she can't think of anything since stomach issues ca... Read more

  • Good Tuesday Morning....

    1/24/2017 12:00:44 PM, by ROX525

    90 Minutes treadmill before the girls came for me to babysit until 4. Have a wake from 6-8 tonight. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • Sick!!

    1/24/2017 11:57:54 AM, by TARAFOFARA

    I have not had a cold/flu for two years. I also never get my yearly flu shot. I finally came down with a cold. Wahhh! I am being a big baby because I hate being sick! I stayed on my couch all day yesterday. I still managed to get my macros in and get all my water. Today I made it to crossfi... Read more

  • Fighting sinuses still

    1/24/2017 11:50:53 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I am still fighting my sinuses. There not as bad but I'm coughing. I am getting close in calling the doctor to see about getting an antibiotic. Might do that after dad has his iron IV. I am okay enough to wait until then. I just wish that I didn't even have it. I have cough drops and water with me w... Read more

  • Glad to be in a positive place!

    1/24/2017 10:12:56 AM, by KIMMYWIZZIE1

    I'm so glad to be on Sparkpeople. Every day I come here and I see my Spark friends that are so upbeat and positive. I'm staying away from Facebook for a while. It's a cesspool of hatefulness right now. I'd much rather be here and tell someone GOOD JOB or send them flowers in a Spark Goodie and ... Read more

  • America's Newest Dog Breed - Intelligent, Whimsical and Very Fluffy

    1/24/2017 10:03:23 AM, by LOSER05

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  • Happy Tuesday -- starting out a bit rough, but hoping I can turn it back to smooth !!

    1/24/2017 8:29:32 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • Living the Dream

    1/24/2017 8:27:12 AM, by ORODEO73

    Everyone has a dream that they wanted to do something when they grew up. Remember when they say you are too young to understand? Well, I think for several that might have been the case. That was for me. I wanted to be a Lawyer when I grew up. I even started college on the path to that. What ha... Read more

  • A Bad Day but I've GOT to move on!!!

    1/24/2017 8:26:06 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I woke up late today, despite setting my alarm clock to go off at 11am. I was waiting for a courier to deliver a parcel that I ordered for my Mom's friend. She has already paid me. I was waiting for 5 days and called them numerous times! They keep saying they'll deliver by today but I waited for a t... Read more

  • Compliment Day

    1/24/2017 8:19:32 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Compliment Day Date When Celebrated : Always January 24th How nice of you to visit my blog today. I can see by your choice of blogs, that you are an intelligent person. You are a kind and inquisitive person. I love the way you...... Yes, its Compliment Day. Today is a great oppo... Read more

  • Waiting For Life to Be Kind Again

    1/24/2017 8:01:35 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I know that if you've read my blog regularly, you'd know that the past 18 months have been hard. Especially those since this past April when we learned that my grandpa was dying of cancer. Life spiraled out of control at that point with one thing right after the other. I had made the New Year resolu... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    1/24/2017 7:59:32 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • tuesday

    1/24/2017 7:03:55 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning. yesterday was okay--dorijane's vet appt. went well--she goes to see her chiropractor vet once a month, and she has been doing quite well lately. he was concerned that her weight has slid up--and since we have made the switch off prednisone and back to the nsaids, he wants me to have ... Read more

  • Making Mistakes

    1/24/2017 7:03:50 AM, by SOXYINMO

    What was my last mistake? How did it make me feel? On Friday I went out to visit my mom at her assisted care facility. I didn't bring any water with me. That was the biggest mistake. It got to be late afternoon and i was hungry and thirsty and I went to the local chicken house. I decided to get the ... Read more

  • Popping Back Up!

    1/24/2017 6:52:24 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I didn't record my meals yesterday. I ate correctly for breakfast, lunch, and supper, but then in the evening, I had excessive snacks. I was cold and tired all day. I ended up taking a bath and napping in the evening. I finally got warm and felt a little better from the nap. Then, I worked ... Read more

  • day 16 and down 11.4 lbs!

    1/24/2017 6:36:32 AM, by WENDYI1

    So I had my weigh in with WW last night and surprisingly I was down 3 lbs, for a total of 11.4 lbs since I started this journey (again..lol) and so starts week 3! I still feel motivated to keep going which is surprising, because in the past I usually last a couple of days and quit, or I binge for ... Read more

  • Day Two - Freshening Up The Workouts

    1/24/2017 6:24:27 AM, by BIGSTEF

    I have generally just done the basic same things over and over but decided to try something new this week rather then just heavy weights and running. I went for the everyday total body workout on here which comprises of 4 videos from Lisa Welchel and Janice Clark. I thought its a great place for m... Read more

  • My biggest fear

    1/24/2017 12:51:54 AM, by JAVNMICH1969

    It does get easier one day at a time to choose healthier throughout the day. I have even been eating out and still maintaining my 3 pound loss. Some days my fat intake is good, today is one of those days. Tomorrow I am eating out again at a fancy restaurant and already know what I am going to ord... Read more

  • Weather

    1/24/2017 12:12:00 AM, by ZRIE014

    Well, we have another day with some rain. It was not very hard or a lot. But it was enough water everything.... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 1/23/17

    1/23/2017 11:23:42 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • Brussel sprouts

    1/23/2017 7:41:27 PM, by HLANIER4

    My dog loves brussel sprouts. It's hilarious, because he'll beg and beg for them when I cook them. He eats most vegetables, except lettuce. My husband says that the dog will eat anything I eat, which is kind of like children. My son will eat most anything I eat, both good and bad. It's hard to ... Read more

  • Feeling a little bit better but still feel cruddy

    1/23/2017 7:23:45 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I am feeling a little bit better today but still feeling cruddy. My head is a little stuffy but I should be feeling better soon. I didn't do any exercises today because I really didn't feel like doing any. If I am feeling any better later in the week I will do some. We're suppose to get some cool we... Read more

  • Monday

    1/23/2017 7:21:58 PM, by B0BBIE

    I fell again. Fell back over Lilo. Landed on my head. I have a gross goose egg and a stiff neck. I feel so defeated and in pain. Hubby brought me to the hospital. ..here I sit for who knows how long...at least 4 hours before I will be seen... Wish me luck... hugs my friends... Read more

  • My Dream Team in Fitness

    1/23/2017 4:35:58 PM, by BABY_GIRL69

    These are my go to guys when I need to get a workout in and do it rather quickly. I wouldn't try Millionaire Hoy unless you have been training for a while, HE KICKS butt!!! I love the Fitness Blender duo because they help trim my belly and thigh fat. Also, don't do there 1000 calorie bur... Read more

  • Monday

    1/23/2017 4:17:22 PM, by ROX525

    Two hours total treadmill today and a pretty easy day of babysitting. Running to store now and then getting my hair colored early since we have a wake tomorrow. Hope you are having a lovely day.... Read more

  • Monday afternoon

    1/23/2017 3:39:49 PM, by PICKIE98

    We are STILL socked in with fog here. On our side of the river it fairly foggy, as you can see about halfway down my street, but when we crossed the river to go to the Federal building, visibility was about ten feet. I called the Register of Deeds this morning to see if my mom's death certificate ... Read more

  • Hiking with Your Dog

    1/23/2017 10:53:16 AM, by LOSER05

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  • Monday

    1/23/2017 10:08:46 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    we are supposed to get another ice storm tomorrow. ARGH...i want SNOW!! AND i have to go to town TWICE..once for a dr appt in the early am, then in the PM for physical therapy. this morning i went out and totally cleaned Lucys pen..i did it last week, then it snowed and i cant see the bombs, b... Read more

  • Health Related Books

    1/23/2017 10:07:31 AM, by JANET552

    One of my 17 in 2017 is to read 6 health related books. A Spark Friend asked me what I was planning to read so I gathered the books I have already have and found the following -- Wheat Belly by William Davis, MD Your Brain on Food by Gary L. Wenk The End of Dieting by Joel Fuhrman, MD Th... Read more

  • Measure Your Feet Day- we only ask...."Why!?!"

    1/23/2017 8:35:09 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Measure Your Feet Day Date When Held : Event is always January 23 Measure Your Feet Day is a day to, well it's a day to measure your feet. At this point, we stop and ask ourselves...why? We pondered this question for a while. Then, we decided it was best not to even speculate. ... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    1/23/2017 8:15:29 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • It's Monday -- nothing we can do about it, so may as well make sure it's the best ever !!!! :)

    1/23/2017 8:07:36 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • Getting Physical & Exciting News!

    1/23/2017 7:21:22 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    What a great weekend! It went way too fast. Is it really Monday already? Wow! I had a really physical day yesterday...lots of stairs, lots of steps, and bowling! Bowling with DD1 was the super highlight of my day. We had fun! I still did not score that well..but I had fun! I did decide o... Read more

  • Day 15 and stronger than ever!

    1/23/2017 7:12:19 AM, by WENDYI1

    Well tonight is weigh in at WW and I am not looking for a big number...I am assuming I have lost 1-2 lbs this week, which will bring my number to 10 lbs lost in 2 weeks. This past week has been challenging. On Tuesday I decided that a glass of wine wouldn't hurt as it's only 4 SP in WW's. Well 1 ... Read more

  • Week Four Results

    1/23/2017 6:52:29 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

    Four weeks gone in a flash and here’s where I am: First week: down 8.5 pounds Second week: down 2.5 pounds Third week: down 2 pounds Fourth week: down 1 pounds for a total loss of 14 pounds. 224 As the scale beneath my feet continues to offer encouragement, the scale... Read more

  • monday

    1/23/2017 6:51:01 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning. hope everybody had a good weekend. we are unseasonably warm here and took advantage of it by cleaning the henhouses. all the little kids are able to go out into their respective yards, so they all got a good dose of fresh air. the sun shone most of the day and it was beautiful. we ... Read more

  • Day One - Off To A Flyer

    1/23/2017 4:53:08 AM, by BIGSTEF

    Day one of kickstarting my fresh program has gone off well, i went to bed early and had a great nights sleep. Then was up bright and early for a run that went slightly over 4km around the area i live in. It was -1 which was more than a little chilly but after a good warm up i managed to get through ... Read more

  • The challenges of being Vegan

    1/23/2017 2:12:40 AM, by LITTLE_CLOUD

    I don't find many challenges to being a vegan but there are a few. Like, most vegan recipe books will not give you a nutritional fact breakdown. That makes it really hard to keep a food tracker. Most of the time I have to work it out and guess at it the best I can. One other thing is: rid... Read more

  • Just My thoughts..

    1/23/2017 1:34:53 AM, by LITTLE_CLOUD

    I find it interesting that 53 days ago I left a comment on every one of my friend's pages and I haven't heard from anyone since. Am I now invisable?... Read more

  • Weather

    1/23/2017 12:16:51 AM, by ZRIE014

    We are having another rain day. It is not as heavy as they forecasted.... Read more

  • Coincidence? I think not! But it really is cool!

    1/22/2017 10:29:10 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I have been a huge fan of a place in Anderson, Indiana called The Onion Factory www.onioncamp.com . In fact, I've mentioned it a lot in my blog posts over the past two years. Unfortunately, I haven't been super active with it since I injured myself back in October 2015, because I wasn't allowed to ... Read more

  • Squirrel Appreciation Day - 21st Jan, 2017

    1/22/2017 9:59:58 PM, by PDSLIM

    Oh dear. Missed it. So late entry for Sunday 1/22.. 1st up - Sweet-Tooth Squirrel cheezburger.com/84684545/video
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  • Great News!!!!

    1/22/2017 9:09:45 PM, by EOWYN2424

    My Hb levels have improved tremendously! My Eprex injection have been reduced to 6 a week from 7 a week and may b reduced even further after another blood test next month! But I have to b more careful with my phosphate bcoz it's on the high side! I m soooooo happy! I can't wait to tell my ... Read more

  • I helped someone

    1/22/2017 8:32:52 PM, by HICKOK-HALEY

    This from "ripped goddess" Facebook page. I think it speaks volumes about being positive and helping each other *** I helped someone today. I went to the studio early to get my workout in before working the next class. There was a new woman in class who hadn't worked out in a gym befo... Read more

  • Sunday Football

    1/22/2017 8:12:02 PM, by HLANIER4

    Well, today was a lazy and a busy day all at the same time. What? How does that happen? Well, I awoke early this morning and lazed around and watched t.v. for a bit, while drinking coffee. Eventually, I changed and worked out, then took the doggy for a walk. About the time I showered and dressed ... Read more

  • Feel like crap

    1/22/2017 7:52:07 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm fighting my sinuses since yesterday and had a horrible night last night. Having my mask on was a pain when I couldn't control my nose. It was did a lot of running to where I was using a lot of Kleenex. So I had to take it off a lot. My left nostril felt like it was on fire last night with my mas... Read more

  • The Pibil Style Pork from Blue Apron

    1/22/2017 7:00:33 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Tonight's meal did not disappoint after last night's seared chicken thigh. It was an extremely easy recipe to follow, and I didn't feel like it took as long as yesterday's meal did. Here are some photos from the meal: If you ever want to try Blue Apron, I highly recommend it!... Read more

  • Accepting the things I cannot change and doing something about the things I can

    1/22/2017 2:30:11 PM, by PCOH051610

    Hi, For any of you just getting to know me, I've lived with major depression since childhood. It's taken me years and years to accept that I, Susan, have an illness over which I have no control. It would be so easy to slip into a lifelong pity party and, believe me, I've spent a long time at th... Read more

  • Sunday afternoon

    1/22/2017 2:15:23 PM, by PICKIE98

    Yesterday was a busy day. I signed a sales contract for the purchase agreement on Dad's house. THe very first guy to look at it made an offer above the asking price. We were hoping that one of the three cash buyers that saw it after him, would make an offer, but no-go. I accepted it and we will... Read more

  • sunday

    1/22/2017 11:10:19 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    headed to the bakery..almost done with the main part. today should do it all but the floors!! yay!! then i can take my time with the rest. what horrid weather. i LOVE winter..and we just arent having one at all. its too warm, only patches of snow left, and nothing but ice in the forecast. hopeful... Read more

  • What Is Your Dog Saying? A Key to Canine Body Language

    1/22/2017 11:00:18 AM, by LOSER05

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  • Keeping Honest With Yourself

    1/22/2017 10:21:33 AM, by BIGSTEF

    I not so long ago began using instagram (i know, real late to the party) but as i try to get back on track i have found posting about my workouts alongside my food has helped in keeping myself honest with what i am eating and doing in my every day life. Its been nice to receive compliments about ... Read more

  • A Reset & Fresh Start

    1/22/2017 10:14:49 AM, by BIGSTEF

    Well i have made a decision to rip up my old program and go a fresh heading into this new week. I have created myself a new plan that dictates everything i need to do on a weekly basis. I work shifts which means i currently do 6-2 mornings followed by 2-10 evening shifts, this combined with the fact... Read more

  • Sunday -- the start of a new week .. starting fresh !! and full of hopes !!!!!

    1/22/2017 10:09:11 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • National Blonde Brownie Day

    1/22/2017 9:55:45 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Blonde Brownie Day Date When Celebrated : This event is always January 22nd National Blonde Brownie Day is a special day that is set aside to bake and eat blonde brownies. What's a blonde brownie, you ask? Well, as their name implies, traditional brownies are a dark bro... Read more

  • Good, Productive Day!

    1/22/2017 8:20:49 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Had a good day yesterday. DH and I went out for lunch, made a grocery list, and went to the grocery. His knee was killing him. So, I suggested he sit down up front and I would finish gathering all the groceries and then come and get him. So, he sat up front while I shopped. We came home and... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/22/2017 8:18:29 AM, by ROX525

    80 Minutes treadmill and now off to church with my 4 year old granddaughter. Will celebrate my youngest sons birthday today with steaks on the grill, red skinner potatoes, asparagus, homemade rye bread and homemade cheesecake. Hope to get a nice long walk in this afternoon as in the 50's again tod... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    1/22/2017 8:17:29 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Sunday Brilliant Thought

    1/22/2017 7:15:00 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • Animals ;-) 1/21/17

    1/22/2017 3:16:13 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • My ups and downs

    1/22/2017 1:18:36 AM, by JAVNMICH1969

    I committed to blogging more and I have been doing really well with this goal. I promised to post my ups and downs and today I had a down. I stayed in my calorie range but went way over on my fat. Who knew prime rib had 32 grams of fat for a nice cut? I have been doing really well with my fat... Read more

  • Weather

    1/22/2017 12:25:07 AM, by ZRIE014

    For once we did not receive rain when it had been forcasted. The next rain will be today.... Read more

  • Norwegian Language Classes

    1/21/2017 9:47:12 PM, by PACEKA1

    Our 5% Challenge is traveling to Lofoten Islands, Norway this week. That is very exciting for me for two reasons. First, this is the area where my Grandmother (my father's mother) grew up. She came to America when she was only 18 years old traveling with an uncle but without any other family memb... Read more

  • Must. Have. Sleep.

    1/21/2017 9:32:01 PM, by HLANIER4

    So, I started my day by working the concession stand at my school's BB tournament. It was great. Also, I passed up pizza, which is huge for me. I was still a little tired from many nights of not sleeping when I came home. I had a million things to do, but ended up taking a 3 hour nap. It felt real... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/21/2017 6:18:19 PM, by B0BBIE

    I slept in and then took Miss Lilo to the beach to play. There's usually a lot of ice on the lake at this time of year but none in sight today. The weather has been so strange this year, I miss having snow. Perhaps next month? Lilo had a riot. She played and played in the water, rolle... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/21/2017 5:43:44 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill and cleaned up yard for exercise today. Grocery shopped. In a bit we will be playing Risk, King of Thrones Edition. Hope you are having a lovely day.... Read more

  • Where's the stress?

    1/21/2017 5:43:29 PM, by SOXYINMO

    SparkCoach asked about stress or anxiety associated with my weight loss journey. My stress levels have been pretty high lately but mostly because of my mom falling, her moving into an assisted care facility and having to get everything out of her house so quickly. This adds stress to my health j... Read more

  • Review of Blue Apron's Seared Chicken with Mashed Potatoes and Kale

    1/21/2017 1:58:46 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Okay, so in my last blog, I told you how I had just received my first Blue Apron box with three meals (2 servings each). Well, today I made my first meal from the box. It was the Seared Chicken with Mashed Potatoes and Kale. The recipe card gives you everything you need to know, except nutrition inf... Read more

  • 2 Weeks In

    1/21/2017 1:29:47 PM, by SINGFREELY85

    So far I'm feeling really good. Instead of writing a long elaborate blog entry, I'll make a list of all the improvements I see already and expand upon them a little! 1. I've been to my gym 5x now, once with a personal trainer, and all for a minimum 30 minutes. 224 2. I've started sl... Read more

  • 10 Long-Haired Cat Breeds We Love

    1/21/2017 12:22:26 PM, by LOSER05

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  • Saturday

    1/21/2017 12:04:30 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    first weigh in for winter 5%....i'm in a stall and only lost .6 pounds...but half a pound is still good seeing i lost 6.0 LAST week!! so no complaining..keep with the program!!! Bakery is coming..just home from there. all but the counters, floors, and straightening the storage room are DONE. They ... Read more

  • Slight Reprieve and a Rant

    1/21/2017 11:00:08 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

    Yesterday, I got some good medical news but also a sobering warning. I don't have inflammatory arthritis but I do have other conditions which are made infinitely worse by my weight; one of them is actually caused by weight and cured by losing it. As I commented the other day, weight comp... Read more

  • National Hugging Day

    1/21/2017 10:13:17 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Hugging Day Date When Celebrated : Always January 21 st What a great day! This is an opportunity to give and to receive. Give a hug, and you automatically receive one in return. Sure, someone might not hug back. But, how often does that happen!?! Hugs are loving. ... Read more

  • Happy Saturday !!! *whew* this week is over .. and I'm so glad .. time to recoup!!

    1/21/2017 9:54:52 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • CNY Pedicure!!!

    1/21/2017 9:45:37 AM, by EOWYN2424

    Nail Art for Chinese New Year! I got a huge discount too! My manicurist is a good friend!... Read more

  • Battle Won!

    1/21/2017 8:37:45 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Maybe there's something to that saying...it's darkest just before the dawn. Yesterday was a "good" day at work. I got a LOT done and feel like I am finally making some headway with this crazy account. Hallelujah! Thank you all for the encouragement and the prayers. I know they made a differ... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    1/21/2017 8:16:58 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    33 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 1/20/17

    1/21/2017 1:58:59 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • Weather

    1/21/2017 1:31:00 AM, by ZRIE014

    It definitely rained today and more to come tomorrow. It is going to be a wet weekend.... Read more

  • One day at a time we got this!

    1/20/2017 11:52:36 PM, by JAVNMICH1969

    Hello fellow sparkers! Today I met all my health goals and even got in my 5 fruits/veggies which has been a bit of a struggle lately. Got in some good work outs and feeling the endorphins! I recently asked a fellow sparker who lost a lot of weight and kept it off how she stays motivated. I a... Read more

  • Meal Plan Delivery Service: Blue Apron

    1/20/2017 8:47:54 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Well, about a week ago I started asking people what they thought about the meal plan delivery services like Blue Apron or Home Chef. I've toyed with the idea of using them before, but never stepped up to try them. Well, a friend of mine sent me an electronic coupon for one free week's worth of food ... Read more

  • Was thinking...

    1/20/2017 6:30:08 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I was thinking of giving my dad's lung doctor a note about his sleeping habits to see if a sleep study to see if he might have sleep apnea. He is having the same problems that I was having before I was told that I had sleep apnea. He is low on energy, takes long naps (more than 2 hours sometimes), a... Read more

  • A Warning to Dog Owners Who Use Inhalers

    1/20/2017 5:09:23 PM, by LOSER05

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  • Friday afternoon

    1/20/2017 2:44:53 PM, by PICKIE98

    It is a rainy, overcast, foggy day here. Usually my birthday is a blizzard day. the kind they close the airports for.. Today was errands, then free birthday treats across town. DD treated me to lunch, then we came home. I did not sleep at all last night, thinking of the things I still have to... Read more

  • Friday

    1/20/2017 1:39:33 PM, by B0BBIE

    It's Friday!! Believe and be grateful ! HUGSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS my friends!... Read more

  • Nasty Blog Comments

    1/20/2017 11:41:09 AM, by TARAFOFARA

    Wow, awoke this morning to a rather nasty blog comment that I need to figure this out or fail. Huh? There is a whole lot of our lives and experiences that people dont know about and I find it odd to be so nasty instead of positive or supportive. It might be the same person who told me to get help... Read more

  • OK Leaving Today

    1/20/2017 10:44:33 AM, by KALISWALKER

    67 Day 3 of living a beautiful life. I will live intentional and in the moment. I will focus on the positives and have gratitude for all that is good. I will go forward happy and confident that 2017 is the best year ever. I will look for things that make me happy and enjoy them often and record thes... Read more

  • Friday

    1/20/2017 10:09:55 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    to anyone sad today..just keep swimming!! to those happy...hoping you are correct. heads up....we will be ok!!!Just be nice....no matter your beliefs...... Read more

  • Happy Friday -- What will you do to make it worth your time and efforts !!!????

    1/20/2017 8:37:53 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    1/20/2017 8:09:15 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    334 4 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • National Cheese Lover's Day

    1/20/2017 7:46:39 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Cheese Lover's Day Date When celebrated : Always January 20 Do you love cheese, all kinds of cheeses? Spectacular, as today is National Cheese Lover's Day. Use today to savor and enjoy any of the hundreds of varieties of cheese. There certainly is no shortage of v... Read more