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  • Returned!

    12/8/2016 12:33:37 AM, by ILOVEMALI

    Hi, friends -- We made it! 200+ miles in 17 days of walking/hiking. Additionally, we did tons of just plain walking -- probably averaging 4 miles per day for the 35 days that we were gone. So many stories to tell. We got back on 11-11 and I was back to work, and in court, but 8:30 am on 11-14.... Read more

  • Weather

    12/8/2016 12:21:37 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another below normal day. It is cool tonight. It helps me sleep at night.... Read more

  • Dog walking

    12/7/2016 11:50:11 PM, by ISABELLA910

    I have recently become a dog walker which i love and i am also hoping it will help me lose some weight with all the walking i will be doing. Its not good money so far but i am hoping to get more clients so that i can continue doing it for my health and love of dogs. I started off my day pretty crapp... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 12/7/16

    12/7/2016 11:31:03 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • Oh hello there,

    12/7/2016 9:42:27 PM, by KMW987

    It's been a bit longer than I thought since my last blog. A lot has happened. Where to even start? Work holiday party was fantastic! Everyone loved the new venue and had a great time. The food was fantastic and we came up under budget - even with an open bar! Met up with some friends afte... Read more

  • Done deal

    12/7/2016 9:05:36 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    I am back home now after having my sleeve surgery and I am doing well. On my way with this new tool and new way of nourishing my body. 368 551 One thing I have learned with the pre-op prep diet is that eliminating all dairy and carbs have helped my skin,limit my headaches and body aches. ... Read more

  • wednesday

    12/7/2016 4:17:57 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    another long one. I changed the cookie schedule...i did the golf balls and cut out and baked all the sugar cookies this morning. Then we had Lucys birthday party, well half of it...she got a warm sugar cookie and her present, which she destroyed in under 3 mins..LOL!!! On the way home from PT i p... Read more

  • Oh those Knees.....

    12/7/2016 4:04:43 PM, by PACEKA1

    We don't think about our knees when we are young. We run and jump and play and do all the fun things in the world that we want to do - our knees are just there to help us. I certainly never gave one bit of thought to what I was putting my knees through. I was a dancer - I danced every day. I too... Read more

  • Wednesday afternoon

    12/7/2016 1:10:00 PM, by PICKIE98

    A good day at work and I am making phone calls and organizing things for the estate. I hope I can reach my step goal today, as I am very close. I get plenty of cardio and strength in at work, but the steps are getting less and less with the bum knee.... Read more

  • Getting Back on Track - Day 4

    12/7/2016 12:48:14 PM, by CHERRIET

    Thank you, everyone for your comments on my blogs, re: Getting Back on Track. Here's how I did yesterday (Day 4). These are the small steps I took. 1. Try a short workout. Even five minutes is better than nothing. 590 2. Try a new recipe. 3. Eat a healthy breakfast. 590 4. Drin... Read more

  • Garcinia cambogia

    12/7/2016 12:36:09 PM, by ISABELLA910

    I know that diet pills are not the way to go long term but i do feel like i need a boost for some motivation. And also because i have arthritis and i never have any energy so due to that my mood is also very low most days. So i feel like i need something along with diet and excersise which can also ... Read more

  • The effects of the change in my food plan

    12/7/2016 12:05:17 PM, by WHITE-1602

    So I changed my food plan. It's about a week since I - stopped eating cocoa. - strongly diminished the amounts of sugar I ate - stopped eating wheat products (I do eat spelt bread though). - stopped eating yoghurt (I do still have 20 - 40 grams of cheese per day and use a tiny amount o... Read more

  • One Rep Max

    12/7/2016 10:40:22 AM, by TARAFOFARA

    I am finally getting to do testing to determine my one rep max for lifts in crossfit. Yesterday was shoulder press. I am super weak with anything upper body, but anything over the head and I cant use my legs to help boost the weight, is baby weight. I have made gains, so I am not complaining but ... Read more

  • Winter Wonderland

    12/7/2016 10:39:42 AM, by SHYETHYME

    Normally I would not post during these months. I hate SAD on top of my usual depression. I hardly want to get out of bed but that would be cruel to the dog. I have to drag myself out on her behalf. Now my hours spent sleeping and steps taken are no longer being tracked by my fitbit one I feel kin... Read more

  • feline leukemia

    12/7/2016 10:20:45 AM, by LOSER05

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  • On The Lighter Side

    12/7/2016 8:55:27 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Happy Wednesday .. means you made it half way !!! Have a great day !! I'm going to !

    12/7/2016 8:02:08 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

  • Hollywood Studios!

    12/7/2016 7:54:42 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday, we went to Hollywood Studios theme park. We saw the storm troopers march in. Then, we went to the Frozen Sing-Along. As I was sitting next to GD...and my DS was on the other side of her, I must admit, I got a little teary eyed listening to DS sing the Frozen songs to GD. What a great ... Read more

  • Pearl Harbor Day

    12/7/2016 6:35:47 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Date When Celebrated: Always December 7th Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day; commemorates the Japanese attack on the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor. The attack began at dawn December 7, 1941. It crippled the U.S. Pacific Fleet, and caused the U.S. to enter Wo... Read more

  • so long tropical paradise...

    12/7/2016 6:17:44 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    yep. last morning in paradise. for now... we are returning in a month, but it is time for the journey home to the holidays and the visits from my 101 year old dad and brother next week (!) and my adult kids on christmas. not to mention.... CLAIRE!!!! (our new border collie girl for readers who have ... Read more

  • Stress continues

    12/7/2016 6:16:44 AM, by HLANIER4

    I have a stressful week, but I'm taking it one day at a time. J/k. Who am I kidding? Not myself, though I am trying. It doesn't help that I can't seem to sleep at night. Tick tock. Last night, I did turn in a project and now class is on break for a few weeks. A meeting today, then that will be d... Read more

  • Off schedule today....

    12/7/2016 5:56:16 AM, by ROX525

    Starting my morning off schedule by waiting outside a store for hopefully a Hatchamal and a Nintendo. Should be home around 8. Taking my granddaughter to preschool at 8:45 and then baby to get a flu shot at 10 a.m. Pickup granddaughter from pre-school at 11:45 and then charity work from 4:30 to 7... Read more

  • back pain again

    12/7/2016 5:33:36 AM, by ORANGE81

    I have felt better than in years. started to have just a dull pain in my back Friday , I had 2 major surgeries on it a year apart a few years ago, after all kinds of P.T., injections and spinal cord stimulator. So after months feeling good I decided I needed to get eating healthy and lose weight for... Read more

  • Weather

    12/7/2016 12:18:20 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day but still no rain at all in the forecast. We need it.... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 12/6/16

    12/6/2016 11:38:36 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • And here we are.....

    12/6/2016 9:12:50 PM, by LUST4LIFE15

    The end of another year.....doing better but sometimes feel like stuck in a rut :( My boss has been somewhat nicer...... She is giving me the time off I requested back in June to visit my family and sister's new baby.....but for some stupid reason scheduled me to work the night shift the SAME nigh... Read more

  • Found a house I love for rent

    12/6/2016 8:20:34 PM, by SSMITH762

    So I've been posting on here about my house search. The issue is that the market for rentals here in Dallas is such that you need to commit within a day to get a good place. Or at least, you doing the more desirable areas. I found a lovely home in a not so nice neighborhood, but it's a secluded a... Read more

  • Relieved

    12/6/2016 5:57:39 PM, by CELTICLASSINLA

    Today I had my semi-annual visit with my neurosurgeon to check on a condition that has gotten worse over the last 6 months. I was worried about a surgery before the holidays. I received a prescription instead ... but he confirmed that a revision surgery will be necessary next year. The good news ... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon

    12/6/2016 2:43:38 PM, by PICKIE98

    I reserved a cabin for Paradise next August. DD decided to stay home, so I only needed a one-bedroom cabin. Since the Blueberry Festival is the busiest time of the year for this tiny town, it is almost impossible to get a cabin for only three nights. This owner has only one cabin like this, the ... Read more

  • Daily Blog

    12/6/2016 1:16:10 PM, by TARAFOFARA

    One week on the team challenge, we had blogging for daily points. I really liked the daily blog. I have read a lot of peoples blogs. I love to binge read someones blog who documented their weight loss as they progressed. It is very informative to see the ups and downs and plateaus people reach d... Read more

  • tuesday

    12/6/2016 1:09:47 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    well no doubt now. i spoke to the doc. they understand my dilemma...and i can go ahead and use the immobilizer since i can use the hand, though not without pain. its the EXACT same thing i did last time when i wasnt aware there was a break...and it was like that for 2-3 months before casting. I've p... Read more

  • Getting Back on Track - Day 3

    12/6/2016 12:17:33 PM, by CHERRIET

    Thank you, everyone for your comments on my blogs, re: Getting Back on Track. Here's how I did yesterday (Day 3). These are the small steps I took. 1. Try a short workout. Even five minutes is better than nothing. 48 2. Try a new recipe. 48 3. Eat a healthy breakfast. 48 4. Drink y... Read more

  • Got Food?

    12/6/2016 11:04:43 AM, by CIDPGIRL

    Have you ever had one of those days where you just feel like you can't get enough to eat? I've eaten a nice healthy meal, but I just feel like I'm missing something I need and I can't figure it out. I'm kind of HANGRY. I'm going to drink some more water and walk for a bit, and see what that does... Read more

  • What Do Puppies Dream?

    12/6/2016 11:03:03 AM, by LOSER05

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  • Finally something to blog about

    12/6/2016 9:34:24 AM, by CELTICLASSINLA

    I finished my first week - and lost 2#. Hooray for me. I made a first goal easy 3# by Christmas, 4# by NY. Halfway there already so maybe I'll do better but maybe not. This has been a great community because unlike so many others, it's individual motivation not "motivation out of the box" (... Read more

  • December 6 2016 - Talk to Judi to make her get back in the game of life!!!

    12/6/2016 9:12:06 AM, by JSELLINGTON

    Motivation for today is you need to move to get rid of the pain. Judi - What pain are you talking about?! Judith - Oh so we are going to play the "dumb" card? Judi - Yes we are!! Judith - You have been doing the barest of minimums to get by. You think walking Sonny twice a day is goin... Read more

  • Only for Grandparents

    12/6/2016 8:42:58 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Grandma was in the bathroom putting on makeup under the watchful eyes of her young granddaughter as she done many times before. After applying her lipstick and started to leave, the little one said, "But Grandma, you forgot to kiss the toilet paper good-bye!" She will probably never put ... Read more

  • Good Tuesday Morning

    12/6/2016 8:19:19 AM, by ROX525

    70 Minutes on treadmill today. No umpf this morning. Watching two granddaughters until 4. Perhaps I will watch a movie today and take it a bit easier. Watching grandson from 6 to 9 tonight also. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday .. yesterday was a good day; and today will be a great one !!! :)

    12/6/2016 8:18:29 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

  • Magic Kingdom Fun!

    12/6/2016 7:59:46 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday was another great day at Disney! We went to Magic Kingdom for the day. We rode the monorail there. The Polynesian Resort is across the street from our resort, so we walked over there to catch it. It's a bit of a walk...but worth it. It took awhile to get through the gates...then we we... Read more

  • Saint Nicholas Day

    12/6/2016 6:37:19 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Saint Nicholas Day Date When Celebrated : Always December 6 St. Nicholas Day is today. Yes, there really was a christian Saint Nicholas. He lived in the country of Greece, just a couple hundred years after the birth of Christ. This day is in honor of Saint Nicholas and his life. ... Read more

  • "we appreciate your patience..."

    12/6/2016 5:54:02 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    erm... no, i don't think you do... my patience was truly tried yesterday. as an expert procrastinator, i had delayed making all the arrangements for my medicare supplement insurance and drug coverage policies, but helpful people and not too long of a wait for each of those made it bearable, despite ... Read more

  • A big bag of natural chips are still a big bag of chips!

    12/6/2016 2:14:30 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I know I promised myself no more food treats but I was sorely tempted today by big bags of chips with all natural ingredients. Yes, they are healthier that all the other manufactured chips out there but they are STILL chips that have been fried! So, I didn't buy any, was tempted to but I didn't... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 12/5/16

    12/6/2016 12:46:28 AM, by PDSLIM

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  • Weather

    12/6/2016 12:09:38 AM, by ZRIE014

    another nice day with the weather below normal. but no rain in the forecast.... Read more

  • Waiting room

    12/5/2016 4:59:52 PM, by WOLFMUM

    Day #24 Sitting in a crowded waiting room at the local emerge, waiting to get my knee checked out after hurting it on Friday. Downside of not having a family doctor in town. Nurse looks at it and says, "Oh, it's quite swollen." Yup. Hopefully it's a simple strain and I can get back to more exercise... Read more

  • Getting Back on Track - Day 2

    12/5/2016 3:40:52 PM, by CHERRIET

    Thank you, everyone for your comments on my blog, Getting Back on Track (again) So today I'm sharing how I did yesterday. These are the small steps I took. 1. Try a short workout. Even five minutes is better than nothing. 48 2. Try a new recipe. Cooking healthy foods can be fun and it ... Read more

  • Puppy's Birthday, Playing with Wii, Ugly Sweater Winner

    12/5/2016 2:08:56 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Today is puppy Royce's first birthday and she is delighted that it just snowed. It's her first snow and she rushed out with the kids to taste it and play in it. 38 I tried to include a video of her playing in the snow but I do not know how to compress it so I can put it on Spark. Please le... Read more

  • Monday afternoon

    12/5/2016 1:38:06 PM, by PICKIE98

    We just ran to Dad's house to drop off more kitchen things for the sale, checked the mail. Stopped at Kroger to pick up another Rx. Making calls, paying bills,etc. DD looked in the garage at Dad's house to see if Andrew was there to price everything:still nothing. He might want to speed it up, th... Read more

  • monday

    12/5/2016 12:40:58 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    oh, boy. i'm going to physical therapy for achilles tendonitis, Had an especially rough session this morning at 7:30...after driving through 5" of fresh snow and slimy roads. i left with a battery operated patch that drives pain meds into my ankle for 18 hours...i'll take that off in the morning. An... Read more

  • Made a Medical Mistake? Don't Be Afraid to Tell Your Veterinarian

    12/5/2016 10:49:13 AM, by LOSER05

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  • Waiting Is The Hardest Part

    12/5/2016 9:33:36 AM, by CIDPGIRL

    Today we are waiting on test results for Granddad to see what they are going to do next. So we are playing hurry up and wait, a game I'm not very good at! My plan today is to run some errands I can't put off anymore while I wait. I'm skipping the workout today and just settling for the steps I log,... Read more

  • And yet there really is so much to be thankful for

    12/5/2016 9:21:25 AM, by PCOH051610

    Hi, If you are like me, you often get overwhelmed especially during the holiday season. There seems to be so much to do, so little time to do it in and for many of us, limited funds to pay for it all. Sound familiar? This fall I have been plagued with recurring anxiety and depression so I... Read more

  • Contemplation

    12/5/2016 8:49:30 AM, by ORODEO73

    I have been contemplating getting new clothes. I do find that I fall hard off my horse and often find the need to get out the old clothes. Years ago, I did this very same thing where I put my all into losing weight and getting my numbers down. I did the very thing and bought a lot of new clothes. I ... Read more

  • Happy Monday

    12/5/2016 8:32:06 AM, by ROX525

    80 Minutes treadmill and have a lot to move around in the house today. Watching the granddaughters until 4. I hope we don't get a lot of snow through this Sunday! Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    12/5/2016 8:03:41 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Happy Monday to my friends !!! Wish you the best .. Monday or not !! Have a great one !

    12/5/2016 8:01:01 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

  • Having a Great Time!

    12/5/2016 7:27:50 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    We're in Florida! Yesterday DH and I spent a few hours at The Florida Mall...walking around and shopping a little in the morning/afternoon. Then we drove on to Disney's Shades of Green to meet up with DS and family. It's a beautiful resort! There are lots of walking paths and a great kiddie poo... Read more

  • a good day...

    12/5/2016 7:11:10 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    thank you everyone for the birthday wishes yesterday! after the celebrations of friday and saturday, sunday was a peaceful day doing the things we enjoy doing - the morning walk, taking the time for photos, a birthday lunch bowl of beans, broccoli, beets and rice (i like all those "B"sss:-), some wo... Read more

  • Trying

    12/5/2016 5:49:32 AM, by HLANIER4

    It's getting to be harder to stay motivated with everything going on, as well as how well I am sabotaging myself. Good thing I had a conversation with my mom about this a few weeks ago, so she called me on it this weekend. My mom is wonderful and I am worried about her moving soon to another state.... Read more

  • Bathtub Party Day

    12/5/2016 5:46:41 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Bathtub Party Day Date When Celebrated : Always December 5th Bathtub Party Day is today. Draw yourself a bath tub full of warm water. Add a few bath oil beads, and Voila! You're ready to hop in and "soak it" in the bathtub. Ahh, how soothing and relaxing! Don't let anything dis... Read more

  • Weather

    12/5/2016 12:09:18 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was cool in the morning. Enjoy leaving the window open at night. It warmed up and we opened the windows and doors.... Read more

  • On the road again!

    12/4/2016 10:44:53 PM, by ISABELLA910

    I am back at the weight loss game after losing 30 lbs i was feeling better but after 6 very difficult years having 2 extra babies an arthritis diagnosis and antideppressants i gained 15 lbs in the two month period that i was taking zoloft! It has been a hard few years on my mind and my body. But i a... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 12/4/16

    12/4/2016 9:19:45 PM, by PDSLIM

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  • 12 days later

    12/4/2016 6:07:43 PM, by WOLFMUM

    Day #23 It's been 12 days since my last entry, but I started to expect as much. My work Christmas party is finally over, and now I feel like I can finally get back to a regular pattern of food and exercise, instead of planning such a major event. Except that I twisted my knee on Friday, so exercise... Read more

  • From MSN news .. Live Music Relieves Stress

    12/4/2016 3:23:02 PM, by SHAMROCKY2K

    I probably could have told you this but now I have proof: "Live Music Relieves Stress There's evidence proving that live music reduces stress. Researchers took saliva samples from 117 concert goers once before the performance and once again after an hour into the performance, in order to a... Read more

  • Restarting Simple

    12/4/2016 1:50:28 PM, by RAINTHIEF

    I've tried numerous times to replicate what I did in 2009 when I first lost weight with SP. Since then, my life and routine have changed. It's no wonder I can't maintain consistency, so it only makes sense to adapt the plan as I have adapted to life's changes. I used to make a fun and colorful... Read more

  • It's been rough...but

    12/4/2016 1:27:56 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I haven't had a real paycheck since 9/30, and here it is 12/4. Bills are starting to pile up and the bank account is running dry. The amount of money you get from unemployment doesn't cover everything, so some things have to take a back seat at the moment. However, things are starting to look u... Read more

  • Sunday afternoon

    12/4/2016 12:48:26 PM, by PICKIE98

    A restful day today, as God intended. I am just paying a few bills and balancing the checkbooks. I had two brushes with incompetence with one office. The eye clinic gave me damaged and/or defective glass frames, so I went there Friday morning to return them, but they just took the order numbe... Read more

  • Why We're Grateful for Dogs

    12/4/2016 12:04:18 PM, by LOSER05

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  • Hard To Get Up This Morning!

    12/4/2016 11:43:09 AM, by CIDPGIRL

    I am still lounging in bed catching up with you Sparkers! I just can't seem to get moving this morning. I think I am just mentally worn out. It's been a tough week. I'm trying to keep positive and distract myself. I've tried to stay busy, and I'm working to keep on track. Today, I just deflated I t... Read more

  • Happy Sunday !!! :) What a perfect way to begin a new week !!! Have a great day !!!!

    12/4/2016 10:27:31 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

  • Winter Wonderland

    12/4/2016 10:11:59 AM, by PACEKA1

    I woke up this morning to snow - that light but wet snow that just sticks to everything. My backyard looks like a beautiful winter wonderland. The snow is on all the bushes and trees around, and we have a lot of them. Nature's decorating. Daisy was thrilled this morning. She loved having ... Read more

  • Wear Brown Shoes Day

    12/4/2016 10:02:48 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Wear Brown Shoes Day Date When Celebrated : Always December 4th Wear Brown Shoes Day is today. Now, let me see... what color shoes should I wear today????? WOW! It is very easy to participate in this special day. Just dust off that seldom worn pair of brown shoes, and put 'em on... Read more

  • Try! Korean food! tasty............

    12/4/2016 9:28:21 AM, by STARMONICA

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  • On The Reality Side

    12/4/2016 8:58:05 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    652 (For those who are unaware: At all military base theaters, the National Anthem is played before the movie begins.) 652 Written by Chaplain Jim Higgins.....LSA Anaconda is at the Ballad Airport in Iraq, north of Baghdad. I recently attended a showing of 'Superman 3' here at LSA Anaco... Read more

  • Vacation and Back to It!

    12/4/2016 8:51:49 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    We made it to Sunny Florida! Amazing that you can leave Ohio at 50 degrees and 1.5 hours later be in Florida at 75 degrees. Love it! Everything went well yesterday. I left the house just as I wanted for DD1's house-sitting...just did not get a chance to decorate. But it's clean and comfor... Read more

  • getting better, not older

    12/4/2016 8:50:53 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    we continued the birthday celebration weekend (which usually slides into week, then month) with most of the same friends from the sunset celebration the evening before coming to our house for DH's homemade pizza. while most of the day was spent shopping and preparing, we also decided to seize the da... Read more

  • Strike 2 on pain meds from the doctor

    12/4/2016 8:07:03 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well I got another pain medicine from our regular doctor on Friday but I had to quit taking it after 3 pills (took 2 doses Friday and one yesterday). I got the headache again and also added 2 more side affects. My blood pressure was going up (even though I was just sitting and working on an afghan a... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/4/2016 7:04:51 AM, by ROX525

    Going down on the treadmill now and then picking up 2 granddaughter and going to a 10 a.m. service. Staying after so they can practice for the Christmas play. Coming home and changing and heading to my son's to help pack boxes since they are moving in here next Sunday. I have 3 empty rooms upstai... Read more

  • A Special Treat Just for Today!

    12/4/2016 6:18:21 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I know I said I wouldn't give myself food treats but I was really miserable these last few days. So, I went to that cafe near my house and got a slice of cake. And not just any cake, it was a Red Velvet Nutella cake with a piece of Ferroro Rocher and a piece of Kinder Beuno for decoration. I ate the... Read more

  • Weather

    12/4/2016 12:11:06 AM, by ZRIE014

    Another nice day here. Cool overnight and warming up during the day. But we still need rain.... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 12/3/16

    12/3/2016 11:52:44 PM, by PDSLIM

    Santa Paws needs to give this guy something very special www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NoSSC
    maHn4 Thanks for all the blog awards. Glad you enjoy the animals. I alwsys smile when putting these together. Have a wonderful ... Read more

  • Getting Back on Track (again)

    12/3/2016 9:38:53 PM, by CHERRIET

    Last month was a rough one ... MIL passed away on the 9th, I stopped tracking & daily walking; and with all of the covered dishes from the Church ladies and then Thanksgiving (and leftovers), I actually gained 5 lbs. I've decided to get back on track now (although it was tempting to just tell ... Read more

  • Give Me A Positive!

    12/3/2016 6:32:30 PM, by CIDPGIRL

    We all have ups and downs on this journey and we tend to be really hard on ourselves when we have a down day, so in the comment section be good to yourself and give me a positive that happened to you this week big or small!... Read more

  • My new smart phone is smarter than me!

    12/3/2016 5:52:25 PM, by PACEKA1

    So today has been quite the experience for me. We finally did it. My DH and I have been carrying around flip phones forever. His view - all we need phones for is to talk. I have to agree after getting myself a Samsung tablet a few months ago. Sure I can download a lot of apps but once I've down... Read more

  • Already missing visiting my sister

    12/3/2016 11:34:35 AM, by SSMITH762

    I got back home last night after spending the week visiting with my sister and her babies. It was a lovely week and they were so nice about trying to modify their meals for me. I kept insisting that I would eat mostly what they ate, just with veggies in place of the rice and pasta. It did snow... Read more

  • Top Ten Holiday Dangers for Pets: What You Shoul

    12/3/2016 10:00:53 AM, by LOSER05

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  • friday off

    12/3/2016 9:53:55 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    many years ago a colleague recommended taking fridays off - we never (well, rarely) have deadlines due the next day, and the rest of the world is still working, so there aren't many people around - usually:-) so after sending off the night's work, friday was a day off. after an initial hour on... Read more

  • saturday

    12/3/2016 9:26:30 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    off delivering pies in the snow....then home to start christmas cookie baking!! tomorrow is fruitcakes and more cookies, and a couple orders at the bakery. no days off for me!!... Read more

  • Have a great day -- I'm going to !!! Free Zoo day !!! dressing warm, and looking forward to it!

    12/3/2016 9:02:12 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

    12/3/2016 8:08:20 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Big, Busy Day!

    12/3/2016 6:42:19 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Today is 80 days of logging in to Spark, writing a blog, and encouraging SP friends. That number is significant. I'm a numbers person...so statistics and numbers strike a cord with me. Maybe that is why SP helps me so much. Tracking my calories and seeing those numbers and manipulating them with... Read more

  • National Roof Over Your Head Day

    12/3/2016 6:32:58 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Roof Over Your Head Day Date When Celebrated : Always December 3 Today is National Roof Over Your Head Day. It is a day of appreciation for the things we have, starting with the roof over our heads. For most of us, a roof over our head signifies living in a house that ... Read more

  • Second Day of being cold...

    12/3/2016 5:38:09 AM, by ROX525

    Yesterday my sitting in the cold didn't get the Hatchimal for my 4 year old granddaughter, but I did score the second of only two available of the sought after Nintendo for my son-in-law. Going to be at Toys R Us at 6 a.m. for their opening at 7 a.m. to see if I can get a Hatchimal there. Going to... Read more