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  • Mutt's Day

    7/31/2014 1:32:09 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Mutt's Day When : July 31st It's Mutt's Day. Mutts deserve their day in the spotlight, as much as a pure breed. If you own a mutt, or you are a mutt (reading this), then you know this day is for you. By definition a mutt... Read more

  • Go-go-go!

    7/31/2014 12:55:10 AM, by DTERESA

    I want to take the time to recognize non-scale victories. I've noticed such a big shift in my outlook! I find myself choosing smaller bowls/plates to serve myself in. Making subtle shifts such as tonight when I chose to eat stew without putting it on top of rice - that's big! It's important th... Read more

  • Hard to keep on task

    7/30/2014 10:41:28 PM, by DAWN220

    Last night was tough. The dog got sick. I got sick. I did not sleep well. This made the overall day tough. When I am tired or not feeling well my natural habit it's too eat sweets. I am not sure why. I did not do to bad until I got home and had a lot to choose from. Kept all my daily goals. FOCUS ... Read more

  • Not so good news

    7/30/2014 10:20:39 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    We lost my dad's oldest brother Francis this morning around 4am. I had the cell phone on this morning just in case and Francis' stepson's wife calls shortly after 5am and told me that he passed away. I didn't tell dad until a few hours later. I didn't need to tell him that early in the morning that ... Read more

  • It's not perfection, it's persistence that gets you to your goals

    7/30/2014 9:46:36 PM, by NIKKIONTHERUN

    I heard this while watching Extreme Weight Loss. Now I know there are issues with every weight loss show, but I feel like EWL tried to do it the best and safest they can while still being a TV show, made for entertainment. Besides anyone's opinions on these shows, I have to admit, when I heard Cassi... Read more

  • The 14 Best Summer Foods for Weight Loss - #7 Raspberries

    7/30/2014 7:52:17 PM, by EDWARDS1411
    oss-foods#slide-1 points out that summer is the season to skimp on clothing, not flavour, and that the following fourteen light and refreshing summer foods will not only tingle our tastebuds, but will help us shed pounds too. ... Read more

  • Wednesday...

    7/30/2014 7:34:55 PM, by ROX525

    Nice day visiting my youngest son and then grocery shopped...That was my entire day besides a long walk on the treadmill.... Read more

  • Stress Buster Challenge Wk 3 - DeStress Routine

    7/30/2014 6:15:31 PM, by TEMPEST272002

    For week 3 of the stress buster challenge, I am to create a daily routine to destress. So next week, each day I will: 1. Do at least one stress-relieving activity - either working with the horses, painting, swimming, or meditating/deep breathing. 2. Get at least 8 hours of sleep & 8 cups... Read more

  • Busy is as busy does!

    7/30/2014 5:37:45 PM, by PICKIE98

    Finally got home from getting Vito's oil change and body check-up. HE needs a new air filter, so I will be getting that this weekend. Stopped at bargain grocery store for some treasures,, got some Laura's 93% ground beef for $2.99/lb!! Just about half price.. I will be batch cooking and fre... Read more

  • This makes you laugh and cry at the same time

    7/30/2014 5:30:16 PM, by HICKOK-HALEY
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  • Went on a trip, now time to get to work-- for real this time.

    7/30/2014 4:29:59 PM, by RELIVE

    Since being with Mathew I have been *so* lazy. Just snuggling and going out to eat has been bliss. However, I think this time I really am serious to continue on with my workout/eating plans. I've felt so fat and blah, and frankly it's because I've been eating like crap. Not awful, but just too much ... Read more

  • quick post

    7/30/2014 3:54:14 PM, by CLUMBOY

    hi everybody--just a quickie--my mom had her surgery Monday and crashed in the recovery room. she has spent a very tough couple days and I have basically been living at the hospital. doing much better today and supposed to come home sometime today--there is one dr. yet that has to see her. will w... Read more

  • Went to class today

    7/30/2014 1:09:47 PM, by BLUEJEDIBUBBLES

    I went to class today at the Y. Missed monday's class because I had a dental appointment. I was hoping today's class would help my foot pain ease up. Get there, rec pool, where class is held, is closed today because a pump is broken. It should be fixed today. So class was held in the sh... Read more

  • Does Your Dog Have Jealousy Issues?

    7/30/2014 12:42:15 PM, by LOSER05
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  • PANIC ATTACH!!!!!!!!!

    7/30/2014 12:18:31 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Wednesday, hump day, for the 9 - 5ers. Hang in there the weekend is coming. Boy, did I hit the panic button yesterday. I went for my walk after my soap. took Duke, and had a nice 1.3 mile walk, Got home to check the pedometer for steps and put it back on. Then hubby wanted to spray some pas... Read more

  • here I am again

    7/30/2014 12:06:09 PM, by KATHY20104

    how many times do I have to do this before it clicks! I know what to do but I keep asking myself WHY!? why don't I get my lazy butt off the couch & do it, why don't I just jump into the other room & work out.! I have no energy or enthusiasm to do anything at all, its like I'm just drained & don't ha... Read more

  • #100happydays - Day 45

    7/30/2014 12:03:26 PM, by CHELLEBELLE104

    Happy 45! I am so grateful and happy. Today, I competed in my first 5K race. The weather decided to give me some rain to walk too. But I did it and it was great. I feel so accomplished too. I did it in 1 hour, 4 minute... Read more

  • Back to my Senses!

    7/30/2014 10:44:18 AM, by KLONG8

    This week I'm finally making real attempts (I've done a lot of half-hearted attempts in the last months, believe me, so I know the difference) to get back on track. Back to my senses , before I regain all the weight I lost a couple of years ago. I'm tracking, I've added 15 minutes ... Read more

  • Confirmed .. soooo good and yummy !! Black Bean Burgers

    7/30/2014 10:06:29 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    This site has the most awesome information and recipe for a Beginner Flexigetarian like me .. :) The easiest veggie burger recipe you'll ever find Jolinda Hackett From Jolinda Hackett, your Guide to Vegetarian Food ... Read more

  • National Cheesecake Day

    7/30/2014 10:05:14 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Cheesecake Day When : July 30th National Cheesecake Day is today. As food holidays go, this is one of the tastiest of treats. Despite being a rich, high calorie, and cholesterol filled, cheesecake is a very pop... Read more

  • It's just a day ....

    7/30/2014 9:59:11 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Not much saying this morning .. just kinda melancholy and in tune with myself ... Haven't done that in a long time .. I will post my AWESOME black bean hamburger patties on the next posting .. They were so easy and good, I wan... Read more

  • Points abound

    7/30/2014 8:46:12 AM, by MUSTANG_SALLY2

    Can you believe your eyes? I had to look twice! Nice, eh?... Read more

  • PiYo Day 24

    7/30/2014 8:45:12 AM, by JMARISK

    I was expecting my hip to start bothering me again last night, but the pain never came back. I guess the PiYo workout did its job and got it back into alignment. I was super impressed. Matthew fell asleep on my lap at 8pm, an hour before is usual bedtime. I told myself I would take advantage of... Read more

  • Whoo-Hoo Workout Yesterday!

    7/30/2014 8:21:04 AM, by SSTEPH85

    It's not a FULL - Whoo-Hoo, because I was so discouraged or rather intimidated, to take on the hill yesterday. I think I psyched myself out at the last minute, but I did it! I only ran the hill 5 times instead of 7 times but I did it! I just kept going, not a sprint, but a good steady pace. I... Read more

  • Exam over and done with!

    7/30/2014 6:55:54 AM, by LIBBYFITZ

    Wow ! What a day! Thank goodness today is over. The first paper was great. Multiple choice and thought I did OK. The paper this afternoon was terrible. All photos and graphs and multiple choice with what you thought it was ! When I started I was enjoying it but some of it got tricky. ... Read more

  • What Do You Like About Your Body?

    7/30/2014 6:44:04 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

    What do you like most about your body? Has what you like most about your changed as you've progressed towards your goals? I like the fact that my body responds to good self-care, that I am strong and capable and that I am alive today because my body has carried me here. I will take pleasure i... Read more

  • Another hot humid day. UCLA water loss

    7/29/2014 11:43:40 PM, by XENA1956

    Another hot and humid day here in Anaheim. Got my early morning walk in starting once again at 7:15am. This has been a strange few days around here. On Sunday up in Venice Beach in LA County they had a lightening strike at the beach. Since this is so rare here no one including the lifeguards told... Read more

  • Sorry to all my team members and I'm back after the fire!!!

    7/29/2014 11:06:31 PM, by GEOFROG

    I'm back after being gone for a while due to the fire that hit our place on June 17. It's been a long 6 weeks and still a lot of things haven't been done. The firm that was hired to do the smoke clean up and some of the construction isn't what we were told they were and hasn't been here much. They f... Read more

  • #100happydays - Day 44

    7/29/2014 11:01:07 PM, by CHELLEBELLE104

    Day 44 - Today was a good day over all. I went on my first interview in a while. Honestly, I don't think I got the job. I got really nervous and all my answers sounded uncomfortable. But I'm okay. It was good practice. I am happy I am not let this upset me and feel like i FAILED AGAIN. ... Read more

  • Update July 29, 2014

    7/29/2014 10:13:30 PM, by CROSHAY

    About six weeks ago, doctor dx'd zenker's diverticulum, among the most severe dr and radiologist (?) had ever seen. No wonder i've spent my whole life feelng like something is stuck in my throat and avoiding eating as much as possible. Dr dx'd nexium, i got the generic version. Six weeks later, it i... Read more

  • Still keep family in prayers

    7/29/2014 9:58:52 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Dad's oldest brother still isn't doing too good. They thought that he might pass away today but so far he hasn't. He seemed fine around noon but not too long afterwards got a text message from his stepson's wife and she said that dad's oldest brother was going down hill. We went back later and spent... Read more

  • Tuesday....

    7/29/2014 8:54:59 PM, by ROX525

    Went to the Columbus Zoo for the first time today. It is a great zoo and I saw a couple animals I haven't seen before.... Read more

  • help, anyone, hello, Bueller? Bueller????

    7/29/2014 8:19:26 PM, by SOFT_VAL67

    One thing I have discovered about myself, is that I am not a traditional girl. Or the stereotypical girl I guess is a better way of putting it. I despise shoe shopping!!! So, I am coming to you, spark friends for some much needed advice. Walking/Running shoes for the overpronator (flat foot)... Read more

  • Video: Dog Passes Out From Overwhelming Joy of Seeing Owner Again

    7/29/2014 7:11:09 PM, by LOSER05
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  • First Major Hurdle

    7/29/2014 4:35:11 PM, by TMINUSFLAB2FIT

    I'm am feeling totally yucky. I'm in bed surrounded by cold medicines, tissues, vapor rub, and LOTS of reading material! I am staying on track the best I can. Drinking water is no problem. Diet and exercise is a different can o... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/29/2014 3:54:40 PM, by PICKIE98

    DD is staying overnight at her Dad's house to help him with yard work.. he had more stents placed a couple weeks ago, so cannot lift anything, etc. He lives about a half hour drive from here, in farm country, so she will just stay there and enjoy being with her dad .. SInce we only have 16 days u... Read more

  • Part of a healthy (adult) lifestyle

    7/29/2014 2:20:41 PM, by BAREFITNESS

    and important for a good relationship! I won't get too much into sex~since some people are uncomfortable with the topic and don't want to see video/article from the Huffington Post flagged for being "indecent". I also won't get into my honey and I's preference or experience......but found this to b... Read more

  • Baking/need a guestion answered/walk

    7/29/2014 1:58:01 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Well here it is Tuesday again. Still can't think of anything that Tuesday is noted for except Taco's. Anyone got anymore ideas? Not much going on here today, guess that isn't really true. Yesterday at the store they had a whole bag of ripe bananas for 99cents. Just had to buy them. So mad... Read more

  • Piyo Day 23: Back on track

    7/29/2014 1:20:00 PM, by JMARISK

    Today I did Define Lower Body to get my hip stretched out. I think I pushed it a little too hard on my run yesterday. I followed that up with Hard Core on the Floor. That was amazing! It's 30 minutes of ab-burning hell. lol. But I never once thought that I couldn't complete finish it out. I'm s... Read more

  • Feeling Great and Motivated

    7/29/2014 1:10:42 PM, by DAWN220

    Yesterday was a great day. Did well on every written goal. There is this unwritten goal though that I want to eliminate my bedtime snack. Icecream is my downfall. I was reading one of my magazines last night and guess what they had - an article on ICE CREAM. It was very good low cal options, bu... Read more

  • I can soar !!!!

    7/29/2014 11:48:26 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    I'm soaring like an eagle .. Last night was exhausting at puppy club. I got nothing done I planned to but with being so busy throughout the day .. eating was secondary .. By the time I finally got home last night, I was exhau... Read more

  • Summerfest Art in the Park 2014

    7/29/2014 11:28:23 AM, by TUBLADY

    Some of you might have seen my comments in friends feed about my working to create more jewelry for my Art in the Park show. It was this past Sunday, July 27, 2014. This is the seventh year I have been admitted. There were a few years I didn't apply. There were a few years I never thought ... Read more

  • Training Recap

    7/29/2014 9:17:14 AM, by SSTEPH85

    So my mind strength goal for yesterday was to resist shortcuts....the very opportunity I had to resist - I didn't take it! I mean it was something small like I lifted with 40lbs instead of 66 lbs - but I figure I should take this slow....never mind it's just an excuse . Anyw... Read more

  • 5kgs or 11 lbs of fat has gone, never to return!

    7/29/2014 8:47:57 AM, by LIBBYFITZ

    Hi everyone, a little tired as have an exam tomorrow so have been on study leave for last few days and have been doing practice exams. Did a dummy run to the venue in real time this am. Got there at 7:20! Don't need to be there till 0830 for registration. Problem is that I have to... Read more

  • The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand. ~Rober

    7/29/2014 8:04:17 AM, by SEASONS_CHANGE_

    The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand. ~Robert Valett ... Read more

  • National Lasagna Day

    7/29/2014 2:37:37 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Lasagna Day When : July 29th National Lasagna Day is today. We hope you have a big appetite. Sure, it's July. Its hot and humid. Cooking up a pan of Lasagna will make the kitchen a lot hotter. But as it cooks, the... Read more

  • Low carb advise needed.

    7/29/2014 12:11:34 AM, by SHAMROCKY2K

    I am proud of my hubby..he's lost 47 lbs within the last couple of months. HIS secret is all meat.. pretty much. In that time I have probably not lost a pound. Currently I eat whatever meat he is having and add a vegetable and possibly a small starch for dinner. I did Atkins many years ago and w... Read more

  • Prayers are needed

    7/28/2014 10:38:35 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Prayers are needed for my dad's oldest brother. Got a call from the stepson's wife and she said that he's not eaten in 2 days and is on morphine. He has Alzheimers and in a nursing home. Dad said that we will be going up but I won't be coming in. I'm not going to see the man who has put me down so m... Read more

  • Monday July 28

    7/28/2014 9:49:24 PM, by SAINTBERNARD6

    It was one week ago today that I had to take DJ for his final walk. I am adjusting but my house feels so empty. I am able to leave and come back into the house without falling apart. Today I managed to stop and pay the vet ... Read more

  • #100happydays - Day 41, 42 and 43

    7/28/2014 9:04:25 PM, by CHELLEBELLE104

    Happy Monday! As I promised. Day 41 - I am happy that I am gaining confidence. I reached out to a guy I dated a few years ago on Saturday. We kind of stopped dating due to some personal issues and it was a bit of a mess. My temper and lack of confidence. His whatever it was... Read more

  • JULY 28, 2014

    7/28/2014 8:54:18 PM, by TERRY011360


  • just got back from a walk.

    7/28/2014 8:43:17 PM, by LOSER05

    my daughter and I just took a nice walk through the grave yard with the dogs, it is like a nice day out...I LOVE days like this ... Read more

  • running because I can

    7/28/2014 8:27:39 PM, by BELLASMOM8

    So I went running/walking this evening, no one was chasing me, wasn't raining out or I wasn't running to catch the ice cream truck. Now if there was a margarita truck I would definitely run to catch that. I ran/walked because it is time to get moving, time to think of me, time to s... Read more

  • Isn't Monday Great

    7/28/2014 5:15:36 PM, by DAWN220

    The start of another week and I am not dreading it. That is FUN!. My goals for the week are starting out good. Tracker - remembered Walk 3 - 10 minute sessions - did 1 11 minute and 1 14 minute so I just have 1 session to do. Would be nice to do this with my husband tonight. I am looking fo... Read more

  • Merlin's B'Day/calories calories etc./stiff

    7/28/2014 2:47:15 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Got to write this again, I don't know what I hit, but all of a sudden my blog was gone. So here goes again. Haven't got much done this morning except got groceries, got them put away and fixed dinner for hubby and myself. I got up this morning and wondered who put the steel rod up my spine, I... Read more

  • Getting My Mind Right!

    7/28/2014 2:43:26 PM, by SSTEPH85

    Ok so this comes as no surprise - Monday morning and I'm doing great as far as resisting temptation. I'm taking a few walks going up and down the stairs, and just really being health conscious and active! (even if I sit at a desk). By 11 AM I had already downed half of my water goal!! This morning... Read more

  • no results

    7/28/2014 1:08:23 PM, by PINKLOTUSFLOWER

    I am very frustrated =/ I have been working my butt off for the last 2 or 3 months and the scale has not moved and neither have my measurements. I walk almost daily for at least 30 min. And now I have been adding alot of cardio to my normal strength building workouts. It is extremely exhausting some... Read more

  • Storm/tornadoes

    7/28/2014 12:53:24 PM, by PICKIE98

    It seems that the severe storms we had yesterday dropped two tornado's , one right t here in town and one a few miles out in farmland. Baseball-sized hail damaged many vehicles parked outside. Dealerships are freaking out!! My house is so well insulated and the new insulated windows, I did n... Read more

  • Gym Family!

    7/28/2014 10:31:58 AM, by TRISH360

    After almost a month of working out, at the same days and same times, people begin to become like family! You begin to encourage one another. Today I had such an experience! After working out, one of the other ladies, who's been working with a Trainer, said that I looked "fit"! I was shocked (and p... Read more

  • Day 4

    7/28/2014 10:29:40 AM, by KAYNE4

    More weight gone. I know it's all water weight, but it still feels good! I managed to walk for 10 mins yesterday and will do so again today. I have some minor housework to do, but none of it strenuous, so I will speed up when I walk from one room to the other. That will help, at least, a ... Read more

  • PiYo, Day 22

    7/28/2014 10:03:56 AM, by JMARISK

    Honestly, I suffered this weekend. My good eating habits went out the window and I didn't do any of the PiYo workouts. Turns out, the medicine I started taking to start my cycle early did what it was supposed to do. That would explain why I was craving carbs like crazy throughout the weekend and fel... Read more

  • Exercise how's and when's

    7/28/2014 9:45:27 AM, by OLDEROWL

    GENERAL Exercise is as basic a need as eating. I believe in a fitness lifestyle in which you achieve a balance between your eating habits and how and when you exercise. What and when you eat determines the best type and timing of exercise inorder to obtain the ideal weight loss effect. This is imp... Read more

  • 4 pounds gone. small victories can be huge!!!

    7/28/2014 9:37:49 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    I know the last few blog posts have been somewhat dark, negative nancy. But I have just been dealing with inner demons that seem to show up in the form of over indulgence and they make me feel so bad about myself and the people around me. But today I can post a happy-ish blog. I got on the s... Read more

  • National Milk Chocolate Day

    7/28/2014 8:39:01 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Milk Chocolate Day When : July 28th National Milk Chocolate Day is a special day for a special treat. Are you a "Chocola-holic"? If you are, you look forward to each and every chocolate related holidays. There ... Read more

  • Official Fitness Test

    7/28/2014 8:09:35 AM, by SPEEDYDOG

    Part 1: Football Officials Fitness Test Although I am not sure why, I have been a high school football official for 16 years. For the first 14 of those 16 years, the Colorado Football Official Association ("CFOA") pretty much ignored physical fitness. I suspect that the Colorado High School... Read more

  • Marathon weekend is over ...

    7/28/2014 8:00:24 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    And I am pooped, and super duper sore ... but have the day to recoup. Can't say I didn't have fun ... !!!! It was a super time, but by the time I came home yesterday I was totally exhausted.. I wore my supports in my shoes yester... Read more

  • Ok ok ok lets buckle down now

    7/28/2014 6:24:07 AM, by NSKYLINE115

    Vacation over, no more excuses (again...) Back to work, I can focus more on my nutrition now. Ok lets do this... Read more

  • Monday....

    7/28/2014 6:00:31 AM, by ROX525

    Going to Columbus today and tomorrow with my daughter and 2 granddaughters. Hoping for good weather for the drive and for the zoo tomorrow. Have a great week!... Read more

  • Back on Track

    7/27/2014 10:30:19 PM, by JUDITHROXANA

    So here is what is new. I am exhausted but I am happy to report that I have been going to the gym regularly and I feel great! This week I went 5x! Have been doing weight training first followed by 20 minutes of elliptical. I have also been keeping a journal of what I am eating and that has been ... Read more

  • Nervous Nellie

    7/27/2014 10:28:01 PM, by CHELLEBELLE104

    I know I am a bit behind on my happy days and have been pondering it for a few days. I hereby promise to catch up tomorrow or I will do a 2 minute mod plank. Okay that I owned up to that I want to talk about something. Lately, it has been hot and humid here. I mean HOT! like 100 degrees. ... Read more

  • Feeling so lonely

    7/27/2014 10:20:32 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Yeah I know that I shouldn't feel lonely but I do. Its been that way since my mom passed away in 2006. Seeing my brothers, sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, and grandniece with their moms, makes me feel even more alone and no longer part of the family. No one knows this. I just don't want anyone sayi... Read more

  • Same Challenge Different Approach

    7/27/2014 10:16:55 PM, by SSTEPH85

    Good Evening!! So now that I am on this journey and doing pretty good Mon to Thurs, my goal is to stay like this on the weekends! This has been a constant battle of mine - when I'm not at home I seem to do better as far as eating and exercising. When I am at home and I don't have any plans is w... Read more

  • A Male Poodle Mix and a Male Bulldog

    7/27/2014 10:05:12 PM, by ILOVELIFE2012

    My 2 1/2 year old male poodle mix is Charlie. My fiancÚ's 8 year-old english bull dog is named Shamus. Been hanging out with these 2 guys all weekend. Seriously fun. They are not friends like my sister's dog and my dog but they get along fine enough. We feed them in different rooms. C... Read more

  • Dylan's Triathlon

    7/27/2014 9:38:25 PM, by PATTIMET

    So today my son did his 4th triathlon, well kids triathlon. The last one he did in June, he place 2nd out of 3 boys in his age group. So he was convinced that he was going to place, but we knew that there were going to be more k... Read more

  • transitions

    7/27/2014 7:51:06 PM, by SWIMOMAMMA

    Just looking back over the years of being a member on SP. It has become an essential tool for my weight loss progress. At each cross road of raising kids and changing schedules and driving kids and loosing myself to motherhood, I fail to care fro myself. This last year was the worst. I was tired and... Read more

  • Heat up and still doing my early morning walks. Metropolis!

    7/27/2014 7:33:59 PM, by XENA1956

    So was out of the house by 7:15 am this morning, and it was pretty nice with a slight breeze. Stopped by CVS to pick up a script near the end of the walk. Then it got very hot again. DVR'd a classic silent movie "Metropolis" on TCM the other day. Started to watch it, got about half way through ... Read more

  • Eating More Protein

    7/27/2014 6:52:57 PM, by MISTIMAY

    Seems to me that people I know that are losing or have lost a considerable amount of weight have been eating more protein and less carbs. They still eat carbs but they add more protein to their diet. I hit a major plateau this year and asked a friend that has lost over 100 pounds for advice. Sh... Read more

  • Aging gracefully

    7/27/2014 5:22:43 PM, by OLDEROWL

    I agree that aging can be hard, but the saying "GROWING UP SEEMS TO BE GIVING UP THE JOYS OF BEING YOUNG AT HEART/ FEELING ALIVE " doesn't have to be true. At 68 years old, I have seen enough people suffer, to understand why some day this might ring true even for me. However, the chance of it com... Read more

  • Stormy Sunday

    7/27/2014 5:20:31 PM, by PICKIE98

    I fell asleep in the chair last night, slept until 5:30am, up to do laundry, read newspaper, off to get a few vacation items at Aldi. I also eat a mozzarella stick(fit and active) from Aldi in my packed lunch for work ever day, so we stocked up on them.. The only food we need to buy for packin... Read more

  • Finger painting & self-expression

    7/27/2014 4:56:51 PM, by TEMPEST272002

    So I'm going to start this blog with an admission. This is scary. I'm about to post artwork that exposes my inner self. Very scary. Because it is me, unfiltered. I decided to paint today as part of my SP Stress Buster challenge. The following are all finger paintings, done with children's ... Read more

  • When you think you are at the end of your rope,dig deeper.

    7/27/2014 4:11:57 PM, by HOLLYM48

    Do you ever feel like you have had enough, done enough, tried enough? Nothing is working, you are not losing weight, you are just staying right where you are. You are frustrated, mad, ready to give up. Don't, think about it. You have come this far. You have changed a few habits, maybe it is ... Read more

  • Day 3

    7/27/2014 3:58:35 PM, by KAYNE4

    Yesterday I was really frustrated by the site. It was taking me about 10 minutes to add one food item. So this morning, I cleaned up my computer, and lo and behold, it is working as it should now! Woo hoo!!!!!!!! I can actually maneuver through the site without tearing my hair out, or getting ou... Read more

  • I'm a success story!!! LOL

    7/27/2014 3:03:56 PM, by PCOH051610

    to , non-other but, ME! Yes, I'm a success story and let me tell you how YOU can join the inner circle of success. Insert sound of screeching tires......why haven't you heard about this, you ask? Well, I'm so secretive and devious that I kept all of to my... Read more

  • Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables --- I approve this idea!

    7/27/2014 12:53:43 PM, by IMAVISION

    In the United States of America -- three hundred million tons of fresh produce is thrown away per year! Quite insane! Worse, yet, when ... Read more

  • Restless

    7/27/2014 12:25:32 PM, by ECKOKITTEN

    *Warning below I have pics of an injured cat. He is ok now! They are not too graphic but there is blood. Well I got a surprise period on Friday! I have PCOS which means it truly was a surprise. The good news is that it means between the metformin, diet & exercise things are work... Read more

  • Figured Merlin out/hostas

    7/27/2014 12:02:47 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Good Sunday morning to everyone, and nice one it is here. It's just 72 outside, sunny and clear as a bell. Beautiful day. I think I will take the hostas I dug up the other day and plant them on the N. side of the house, there is a couple places that are bare. I can't just throw them away, and no... Read more

  • Shark Fans.

    7/27/2014 11:25:36 AM, by LOSER05

    shark movies on the SYFY channel all day.... Read more

  • when do you give it all or not at all? can there be a middle?

    7/27/2014 8:59:16 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    When do you get really serious about your health? A man I know just died this morning, he was my age, 46. I have known him all his life, since we were little children. and he has always been overweight, obese, morbidly obese. I had... Read more

  • Take Your Pants for a Walk Day

    7/27/2014 8:21:56 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Take Your Pants for a Walk Day When : July 27th Take Your Pants for a Walk Day is a great day to get some exercise. This special day is well noted on the internet for Ecard and calendar websites. So, I'm sure your planning t... Read more

  • Chilling out on a Sunday

    7/27/2014 8:02:46 AM, by MILLIE-MILOU

    Oh how busy I have been today. Its nearly 1pm and I've answered 2 whole emails, downloaded Robert Johnson's Tombstone by Thunder. It's the only album by them that I'm missing. I don't do much downloading, I prefer to have the CD but it's unavailable at a price that I am prepared to pay. What el... Read more

  • Sunday....

    7/27/2014 4:47:23 AM, by ROX525

    Up at 3 a.m. with this swollen jaw. Will need to call the dentist on his day off and see if I should be alarmed since my root canal was completed Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Not feeling good about this and I am do to be out of town Monday and Tuesday. Have a lovely Sunday.... Read more