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  • 2018 THANK YOU LORD I FEEL BETTER

    1/18/2018 11:40:45 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok my second day at home did some low impact this morning about 45 minutes i had to rest had burn myself out been dealing with my mom since last february had to get hold on this situation will go to gym in the morning then to see my mom then get my oil changed then ho... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR WEDNESDAY

    1/17/2018 9:02:48 PM, by ANHELIC

    YOUR HEART IS HIS PRIORITY Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it spring the issues of life. Proverbs 4:23 Make knowing Christ your highest priority, the object of your praise, and the pursuit of your life. He will never fail you, and His strength bea... Read more

  • NSV- bowling

    1/17/2018 3:10:01 PM, by SEYTON84

    About five years ago I was on a bowling league. I weighed in the low 300s at the time. I was good, average of about 180. I haven't bowled in a couple years, just life stuff in the way. I went a couple of months ago with some friends and bowled a depressing 127 and 144. I went bowling during yes... Read more

  • 2018 SNOW AND REST TODAY

    1/17/2018 11:25:46 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well snowed here in south carolina and i needed the rest today just cooked some breakfast and little cleaning i cook for hubby put plates in fridge si i get ahead of food mama doing ok in rehab got to go there friday morning for meeting with them but just getting some... Read more

  • Time to buckle down

    1/16/2018 11:35:11 PM, by BUBBLESTOO

    It's been so long and I have been so lax on keeping my weight down. I am back on track again. And hubby is on track with me! This will definitely help me.... Read more

  • almost level 22

    1/16/2018 8:05:11 PM, by CTUPTON

    13,992 more to go Then, I will not try to earn more points. I will relax and focus on getting to know my sparkfriends 220 better and trying to be more supportive. chris... Read more

  • Let Go/ Hair Edition

    1/16/2018 6:51:11 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    2018 is a year for letting go… The first year I was successful with SparkPeople was the first time I donated my hair. I felt happy to release the hair that I used as a cape, to cover, and to hide. At the beginning of 2017 I “wanted” to reset my healthy habits. I “wanted” to get myself in order... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR TUESDAY

    1/16/2018 4:39:03 PM, by ANHELIC

    POWER SURGE With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible. Matthew 19:26 If you are facing a task that seems impossible, you may become discouraged if you try to accomplish it on your own. So ask God how He wants you to get the job done. Yo... Read more

  • 2018 DOCTORS APPOINTMENT ME AND HUBBY

    1/16/2018 12:16:02 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well me and hubby had doc app this morning we doing ok got to get my a1c down under 8 all this stress on me i just keep praying and doctor told me with all the stress i got to take care of myself or i will be in the hospital and she wont have anybody so what are you g... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR MONDAY

    1/15/2018 2:01:08 PM, by ANHELIC

    TH BLESSING OF GIVING "Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house,and by Me now in this," says the Lord of hosts, "if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there not be room enough to receive it." ... Read more

  • 2018 HAPPY MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

    1/15/2018 12:22:30 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok went to gym then got mom clothes went to rehab she doing ok they going to work with her so can take care of her self we going to put her meds in daily containers the right amount enjoy your Martin Luther Day i am going to rest going to doctor in the morning me and... Read more

  • 10 reasons i love my body and why i want to do better for it

    1/15/2018 12:06:19 PM, by BRENEW

    1. It has carried and fed my wonderful son 2. It has carried all my extra weight without to much complaint 3. I have a great butt 4. I have awesome shoulders 5. I have cheek bones to die for 6. Deaspite being so overweight it has managed to stay healthy with few issues 7. It has carried me though e... Read more

  • Feel bad that it has been a week since I last blogged!

    1/14/2018 7:44:30 PM, by GEEKGIRL67

    After Tuesday, it was BUSY! Monday, was my health assessment at work. I found I lost weight, but was depressed that my health assessment said my BMI was higher than last year. Yet, my FitBit congratulated me for losing 15 pounds since my last weigh in (being off the road helped!). So, Monday was a... Read more

  • Having a hard time enjoying the journey

    1/14/2018 2:22:37 PM, by SEYTON84

    Early on in weight loss I didn't really believe it was possible so I had a kind of agnostic outlook to the whole thing. I was pretty sure I could work on my health and blood sugar issues, and I'd be ok if that was it. I didn't really believe that massive amounts of weightloss were possible. And s... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SUNDAY

    1/14/2018 2:00:27 PM, by ANHELIC

    EXTRAORDINARY GENEROSITY Joses, who was also named Barnabas....having land, sold it, and brought the money and laid it at the apostles' feet. Acts 4:36-37 Barnabas knew he could never out-give God, and that knowledge fueled his generosity. Giving to God and to Hi... Read more

  • 2018 MOM IN REHAB

    1/14/2018 11:42:40 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well resting today do some cooking and cleaning so i can tackle another week with my mama but will be better because she right at me for a while will take her bag tomorrow and she how she doing i wore one my outfits my daughter brought me last year petite medium smoke... Read more

  • Nothing New

    1/14/2018 11:12:46 AM, by SASSY631

    I'm very happy the holidays are over, yes I did cheat. My weight has basically stayed the same. I'm back to swimming 3 days a week for 2 hours at a time hopefully that will help me to start back losing some weight. My clothes are looser but no shift in weight. This week I've been committed and feel ... Read more

  • Tracking my goals

    1/14/2018 12:08:55 AM, by BRENEW

    This months goals are a max of 1 soda a day and at least 8 cups of water a day. Small steps. But i have been tracking my food as well, but not allowing myself to obbsess over the numbers. If im hungry ill eat even if im out of calories. I am however working on making the food i am eating heathier... Read more

  • 2018 GYM TODAY

    1/13/2018 10:13:03 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well went to gym this morning had good workout my mom still in hospital waiting for tranport to REHAB so that make me feel better so monday i can go get her sweat suits pack her a bag and take them to her so they can start working with her and she about 4 miles from ... Read more

  • If you're happy and you know it....

    1/12/2018 9:04:25 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Hypothalamus Talk

    1/12/2018 5:57:38 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    I love articles like this.... Saving it for later. https://blog.cognifit.com/hypo
    thalamus/ For me, understanding exactly how my body works together makes it easier for me to picture how my "healthier" habits and choices are benefiting me. And being that my fight/flight respons... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR FRIDAY

    1/12/2018 5:04:15 PM, by ANHELIC

    FROM EARTH TO ETERNITY But Abraham said,"Son, remember that in your lifetime you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things, but now he is comforted and you are tormented." Luke 16:25 The tragic of this story was not just the treatmen... Read more

  • Lessons from food poisoning

    1/12/2018 11:57:31 AM, by SEYTON84

    Wednesday was fun-- I woke up and spent a miserable hour and an half in the throes of food poisoning. I know what caused it-- I was cooking the night before and accidentally got some raw chicken juice in my mouth. I spit it out and rinsed immediately, but to no avail. Although, I'm actually reall... Read more

  • 2018 MOM TOOK TO MUCH MEDICINE

    1/12/2018 11:38:29 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning had to go see mom at hospital she doing better right now they think she took to much medicine for the last 11 months so i think they going to send her to rehab and hopefully see can go back home so what are you all doing today enjoy your day lov... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR THURSDAY

    1/11/2018 11:49:08 PM, by ANHELIC

    OWNER OF ALL For all things come from You, and of Your own we have given you. 1 Chronicles 29:14 Are you content today as God's steward--content with what He has entrusted to you? He owns everything and has all you will ever need. There is no better ... Read more

  • Something i cant deny any more

    1/11/2018 11:12:40 PM, by BRENEW

    I have been under the assumption i was about 370.... im not. My scale goes up to 400 and it errors whe. I try to use it. It caused physical pain for me. So i guess my first goal is to be able to weigh myself. I think im going to take some starting pictures so i can always look back and see where i s... Read more

  • 2018 MOM IN HOSPITAL TRYING TO GET HER REHAB

    1/11/2018 11:40:58 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope you all are doing ok got to gym this morning then back home to caal my mom apartment got to go sign her papers for new year rest ing at today will go back up there tomorrow i hope rehab helps her so she can go back home thank you all so much for your concern and prayers i love each... Read more

  • Hello

    1/11/2018 6:14:16 AM, by MISSCHRIS3

    Day 2 of the new me. I have made a decision that I will blog every day here some of them may make gibberish but I have to make the effort to log in every day in order to change the bad behaviors. so hello world good luck everyone on you weigh loss journey... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR WEDNESDAY

    1/10/2018 8:58:48 PM, by ANHELIC

    CHANNELS OF BLESSING And {Ananias} kept back part of the proceeds, his wife also being aware of it, and brought a certain part and laid it at the apostles' feet. Acts 5:2 Giving becomes a joy when we realize that wha... Read more

  • Wednesday 1/10/18

    1/10/2018 7:26:40 PM, by GLENDAK72

    hello spark family this week is going good also , I do have some bad news (for me) on Monday I’ll be sending my phone in to get repaired , it will be 5-10 business days and I’ll get my phone back unless hey can’t fix it then they’ll send a new one. so that means I’ll have no phone so I won’t be on a... Read more

  • 21st Century Woman

    1/10/2018 2:07:13 PM, by STLSUE01

    I love SparkPeople, I really do; I've been on here forever, not having reached my goals, but I'm ok with that *for the moment.* (It's a topic for a another discussion.) I had the SparkPeople app on my phone for a while, but I also have Fitbit, and a diabetes tracking app. Add those Walgreen's (... Read more

  • I can do this exercise for hours!

    1/10/2018 2:05:41 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • 2018 GOING TO HOSPITAL

    1/10/2018 11:00:58 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well got to gym this morning then to grocery store ate lunch now going to hospital still on my goals was so tired yesterday but feeling better today so what are you all doing today tell me so i am going to hospital will blog tomorrow all have great day love you all th... Read more

  • Been a while.. .again

    1/10/2018 10:06:28 AM, by BECCA_73

    It's been a while since I blogged. So, FINALLY made a little time to get a few things updated. ! :) What a new year already! Been SO busy with the new grandbaby! But loving every minute of it! Never realized how much love one lil guy can bring to your heart. You thought you felt that with your ... Read more

  • Sometimes We Never Learn

    1/10/2018 6:52:13 AM, by MISSCHRIS3

    I'm back why in the world do we keep doing things that we know will hurt us. Over and over we make the same mistakes. I literally the definition of insanity. I drop a little weight and then I just stop, stop trying stop focusing because I don't hurt as bad or don't feel as sore or because I fit into... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR TUESDAY

    1/9/2018 8:47:04 PM, by ANHELIC

    GOD OF UNCHANGING LOVE And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is Love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him. 1 John 4:16 Don;t lean on your own understanding (Proverbs 3:5-6). Instead, trust in the God of love wh... Read more

  • 2018 MOM IN HOSPITAL

    1/9/2018 4:38:33 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well no gym today had to take mom to hospital didnt get bed for her until 1:45 am i stay at hospital 11 hours i am beat down she still waiting on bed so she can be evaluated she got dementria going on real bad i dont believe she can stay by herself anymore please pra... Read more

  • Meh

    1/9/2018 2:14:09 AM, by KITKATTERS99

    Had to take my fitbit off because my wrist was itchy...i don't know if it is a bug bite, a fungal infection, or just skin irritation, but I have a red spot just allergies than a dime on the side of my wrist now. Really hoping it's not fungal (I once had ring worm on the same wrist.) It's not itchy r... Read more

  • Baby Steps

    1/8/2018 7:37:53 PM, by KITKATTERS99

    My husband and I had a long conversation about losing weight and eating better. He promised not to buy me candy or goodies anymore. He said we are done with the fad diets, that we have tried things my way so we are going to try his way, which is basically diabetic eating. We went and joined a gym to... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR MONDAY

    1/8/2018 4:14:03 PM, by ANHELIC

    SIGNS OF LIFE What shall we say then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! On the contrary, I would not have known sin except through the law. For I would not have known covetousness unless the law had said "You shall not covet." Romans 7:7 God'... Read more

  • Welcome to Monday

    1/8/2018 1:42:05 PM, by STLSUE01

    I got my exercise in this morning -- not mall walking, mall wheeling -- two laps, thirty minutes, and I've met my (very) modest steps goal for the day. That makes 3 consecutive days --- and it's hard to do. I used to do it with no problem, and I had toned my arms and lost weight. Now I'm... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SUNDAY

    1/7/2018 3:28:23 PM, by ANHELIC

    MANSIONS IN GLORY In my Father's house are many mansions; if it were no so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. John 14:2 No earthly place comes close to the homestead Jesus is preparing for us... Read more

  • Sunday....

    1/7/2018 12:01:19 PM, by GEEKGIRL67

    Everything fell apart this morning, thanks to a text from my niece. She never asks if I am home, unless something is wrong. I helped raise her, & affectionately call her my Mini Me. I don't have kids, but I would protect her, & die for her as if she were my own. So, today, I will gladly toss asid... Read more

  • Fasting blood sugar 89

    1/7/2018 11:18:44 AM, by SEYTON84

    Before I went low carb, my fasting blood sugar was 130ish, in a diabetic range. Once I started low carb in July it dropped to the prediabettic range varying between 104 and the low 120s... I always test on Sunday because I have to drive over to my parents house to use my.mom's monitor so in part th... Read more

  • 2018 RESTING TODAY COLD WEEK

    1/7/2018 10:12:21 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope you are all doing well and staying warm been rough weel with hubby truck dont crank until warm up over 30 mine crank right up i got Chrysler 300 i dont know a mystery to us no check engine lights so i am resting today cold and being caregive has worn me out we chilling he going to ... Read more

  • Sunday 1/7/18

    1/7/2018 6:49:40 AM, by GLENDAK72

    good Sunday morning everyone. sorry wasn’t on here yesterday but I kind was in a bit of a slump I guess you can call it, yesterday was 1 year since my kittybaby passed , I know so many people don’t really see why the big deal is because she was “just a cat” but she was my best friend for for almost ... Read more

  • I WILL be selfish in 2018!

    1/6/2018 11:32:19 PM, by NERDYMAMA2

    I hope everyone's new year is off to a good start. Mine has been a little bumpy following a slip on the ice New Year's Eve, but other than being sore for a couple of days, but finally getting back out there to get my fitness minutes in. The silver lining in being down for a couple days is that it h... Read more

  • Saturday, January 6

    1/6/2018 8:49:11 PM, by STLSUE01

    These days, I'm back to using my wheelchair to get around if there's any walking beyond short distances. I used to use it in 2016 when my right hip got really bad before it was surgically replaced.Now my left hip is bad, and I have an appointment to visit an orthopedist on January 16th. Hopefully, I... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SATURDAY

    1/6/2018 3:14:59 PM, by ANHELIC

    LOVE BRIDGES THE GAP An; that where I am, if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also. John 14;3 Never let the present distance between earth and heaven cause you to doubt Chr... Read more

  • One last X-mas celebration

    1/6/2018 1:11:33 PM, by WANNABEFITB448

    Not going to lie, I'm a little worried to go, I know their will be a lot of unhealthy choices. I will bring fresh fruit and there is always veggies. I did workout this morning and hope to get a walk in before i leave as well. I know i will indulge a little. Just hope i can not overdo it.... Read more

  • 2018 WORKING THROUGH THE COLD WEATHER

    1/6/2018 10:37:42 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope you all are doing well had good workout this morning at gym feeling good better when it warms up my allergies are thing that messing with me thank you all so much for your praying and comments on my hubby truck and my caregiving it just gets overwhelming for me some times but i lov... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR FRIDAY

    1/5/2018 9:45:08 PM, by ANHELIC

    OVERACHIEVERS IN CHRIST Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. Romans 8:37 In Christ, we are overachievers; a hyper-victors, an exceeding conquerors in the face of every o... Read more

  • Shoes

    1/5/2018 1:57:15 PM, by STLSUE01

    Sometimes I look at my life by the shoes I have stacked in my bedroom. I've been living in sneakers for months, but I also wear slip-on casuals, or hiking boots. Today is the first day I've worn my hiking boots in months, and it's fitting because I haven't been taking good care of myself. ... Read more

  • Black Olive and Mushroom Salad

    1/5/2018 11:42:55 AM, by PODO82

    My favorite salad! It wasn't quite as good with the canned mushrooms but I forgot I had cooked the fresh mushrooms last night! #vegan #lunch #veganlunch Mushrooms, olives, spring mix, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds and tamari... Read more

  • 2018 WOW LIFE IS HARD

    1/5/2018 11:31:55 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning had to go do caregiving for mom print out bank statements and pharmacy wow i am so tired in march take mom to doctor so she can apply for medicare maybe can get an aide to come out and do and help her because this is driving me crazy i have to d... Read more

  • Been a long long time

    1/5/2018 4:01:30 AM, by KITKATTERS99

    Decided to give try this app again. A lot of things have changed since I was on here. I moved back home with my parents, earn a masters, got married, moved 8hrs away from home for a job, lost my father to cancer. Things are sure different. And sadly I am at my heaviest ever. I think my emotional eat... Read more

  • Q & A From Kaneisha G's Blog

    1/4/2018 11:36:11 PM, by BEACH_BABY_82

    Kaneisha G is an inspiring weight loss story turned accountability coach. I haven't purchased any of her programs, mostly because I just can't afford to right now, but her latest blog is a reflection on her time since deciding to take her weight seriously, and some tips and questions to ask when beg... Read more

  • Day 4 - It's getting a bit easier / stealing an idea from a friend

    1/4/2018 8:50:33 PM, by GEEKGIRL67

    Today, I regretted not packing my lunch. I took a chance and got a BBQ Chicken wrap from our cafeteria. I am always cautious about eating there, because their food makes me sick. Surprisingly, I was OK! Was it worth the 570 calories? Yeah. They had pickles in there! Sounds strange, but it was really... Read more

  • OH potlucks

    1/4/2018 6:50:38 PM, by WANNABEFITB448

    A fellow employee is leaving our company so of course we send him off with a good ole potluck. A delicious assortment of food not so great for my body. I did eat less than i normally would and did grab some fresh veggies along with the sloppy joes and salads. The downfall was the chocolate trifle... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR THURSDAY

    1/4/2018 2:41:05 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE FATHER'S LOVE But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him. Luke 15:20 If you've had a bad year so far, a bad month, a bad week, or a terrific day, take it to the... Read more

  • 1/4/18 (Thursday)

    1/4/2018 1:37:59 PM, by GLENDAK72

    sheww this week is going good. staying in my points everything has not all been as healthy as should be but not bad either . today I had 1 chili cheese dog let me tell you those are my favorite so to say I had 1 is awesome!!! my husband and I shared chili cheese nachos yes I know those are both horr... Read more

  • 2018 HUBBY TRUCK WILL NOT CRANK UNTIL 30 DEGREES

    1/4/2018 11:24:40 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had great workout this morning hubby truck wouldnt crank until got over 30 degrees we have never seen anything like this has this happen to any of you he has Dodge Ram 1500 2013 hemi let me know if any of you have this problem just started doing tuesday when temp... Read more

  • For those interested--more Resolutions poems- enjoy

    1/4/2018 9:26:58 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • More Jeopardy....

    1/4/2018 1:12:48 AM, by CTUPTON

    The answer is: the fossil called Archimedes resembles one of these tools that Archimedes was famous for inventing. So what is the question? I am now hearing that music playing on Jeopardy. 335 try to remember answer is way down below: ... Read more

  • Oh yeah! Aldous Huxley-

    1/4/2018 1:09:17 AM, by CTUPTON

    It was on the tip o my tongue. Many things are on the tip of my tongue lately. More and more as time goes on! chris... Read more

  • Thank you for your emails and comments on my blog--about dreams!

    1/4/2018 1:06:16 AM, by CTUPTON

    I doo much better when I bounce ideas off of others. 104 252 chris... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR WEDNESDAY

    1/3/2018 5:38:21 PM, by ANHELIC

    ALWAYS THERE "Behold, the virgin l,"shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel," which translated, "God with us." Matthew 1:23 Wherever you go today, know that Christ will never leave you nor forsake you. {Hebr... Read more

  • Denial Of Self (Stream-Of-Consciousness Nonsense)

    1/3/2018 4:05:31 PM, by BEACH_BABY_82

    I'm notoriously obsessed with learning. The majority of my time is spent Googling some thing I randomly decided was important. Then I try to plan the new learned thing into my daily to-do's and end up overwhelmed and annoyed. This year, with the desire to create my own Renaissance, I have deci... Read more

  • 2018 WOW WHAT A DAY

    1/3/2018 1:58:13 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning just running around for my aunt and mom aunt needed light bulb for fridge mom got to fill out papers for certification at housing i didnt have papers so i got to get up bank statement and drug statement love them but i am so tired i dont have li... Read more

  • Day 3

    1/3/2018 6:02:03 AM, by GEEKGIRL67

    Well, I ended up eating 4 cake balls last night before bed. I can't beat myself up that badly, because I didn't eat all 8 at least. Sadly, they were left over from New Year's Eve. Considering they were a dozen, I think I am ok. But, definitely no I more once they are gone. (Good thing that bakery is... Read more

  • Back to Work

    1/2/2018 9:29:53 PM, by WANNABEFITB448

    Today was a good day. Work was a little stressful, but did get away for a 15 min walk. I also brought my own lunch and breakfast(for me this is very good!!) I made chicken dumpling soap this weekend, so will have that will a piece of fruit for lunch this week. Not the best choice maybe, but a lot... Read more

  • "Let go" /2 weeks to 10th year Sparkversary

    1/2/2018 8:26:33 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    2018 is a year for letting go. In 13 days it will be my 10th Sparkversary. Wow. I'm kind of in shock. I remember sitting down for the first time in my life, in 2008 and seriously considering, "What will my life look like in 5 years... in 10 years?" for the first time. I'll be 40 in... Read more

  • Tuesday 1/2/18

    1/2/2018 6:45:20 PM, by GLENDAK72

    did well today still have 2 dailies left ... I’m liking this freestyle ...trying to add a pic to my blog but it’s not working anyone have any suggestions??? also did 25 squats today. I joined a challenge in Itrackbites community 25 a day every day of January so on 1/31 I will have 775 squats in for... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR TUESDAY

    1/2/2018 4:46:46 PM, by ANHELIC

    JOY IN GIVING In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. 2 Corinthians 8:2 Christian giving is not a matter of finance, it is a matter of fa... Read more

  • 2018 OMG HUBBY TRUCK WILL NOT START

    1/2/2018 12:01:23 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope you all are doing ok had pretty good workout hubby truck wouldnt start after messing with it had to call towing to come and get it wow great start for the new year well this to we will get through i hope always something well towing came to get it and it crank up wow this computer ... Read more

  • January 2018 goals

    1/2/2018 9:24:19 AM, by SEYTON84

    Did pretty well through out holidays, even my cheat days were reasonable, but there have been far too many carb bites. We're going full keto for the month, as opposed to just low carb and hopefully will rev up the results. Part of this is going to have to be cutting out the alcohol. My dad and I ... Read more

  • Day 2 - Baby Steps

    1/2/2018 7:36:39 AM, by GEEKGIRL67

    Same mantra as last year, because I didn't get this way overnight. I packed my lunch last night before going to bed. Made sure I weighed & measured everything out, before Jogged it in. Woke up early this morning & did: 25 square 25 push-ups against the wall These will be increased by one each d... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR MONDAY

    1/1/2018 11:01:38 PM, by ANHELIC

    For God so loved the world that he gave His only begotten Son that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16 What a big God that we serve. I'm out playing a silly game and black under my eye... Read more

  • and GO !!

    1/1/2018 10:33:50 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    It's been a busy day. Slept in late ... really late, but I feel like I am more caught up now. Used the wrist stabilizers, seems to be helping. I wasn't planning to start until tomorrow, but I decided I might as well "go" now. Measurements were taken and recorded. Starting wei... Read more

  • 2018?!

    1/1/2018 9:36:26 PM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Wow, here it is a new year!! Always a good time to "start over", so to speak. Definitely going to do that in my case! I do have a bit of motivation this time, I'm going to visit my Aunt and Uncle in California in June and I don't want to look like I do now, especially since they have a pool at th... Read more

  • Dreams of Dali-a museum in Florida

    1/1/2018 4:14:00 PM, by CTUPTON

    www://thedali.org/exhibit/drea
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  • I guess this is an appropriate dream for me...

    1/1/2018 4:10:17 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Jeopardy calendar questions

    1/1/2018 3:53:23 PM, by CTUPTON

    English poet Mathew Arnold was the great uncle of this author of Brave New World. I did not know the answer! Do you?... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    1/1/2018 11:46:34 AM, by GEEKGIRL67

    Working on re-setting my Spark Page and Goals. Kinda disappointed that my new phone (Galaxy 8+) doesn't support my FitBit Charge HR. But, I am (finally!) giving up my old Note 3. I am usually a tech-y kinda person, but this phone has taken me a while to get used to! (Also got a new Kindle Fire 8 ... Read more

  • OMG 2018 WE MADE IT

    1/1/2018 11:21:27 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are well this first day of the 2018 worked out great this morning hubby didnt go walk his left foot is real sore so he going in the morning i did stair master this morning 5 minutes but i did it and more cardio and weights for me blessed to be here for 2018 i always exercise wh... Read more

  • Dreams writing assignment

    1/1/2018 11:10:52 AM, by CTUPTON

    Yes it is a wide open topic on purpose. Write about 300 words-or less. No other ideas than that. Maybe our group should have brain stormed awhile first! I suppose I could put boundaries up myself. Oh, I know, I do that by brainstorming on paper. "dreams" goes in the middle ... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    1/1/2018 10:41:07 AM, by ACTIVEGODDESS

    This time last year I was 276 lbs. Now I'm just under 232 lbs. I feel different and I don't. I'm on antibiotics right now while last year I was in the hospital with a loved one. Watching family health problems that knocked me off my feet went a long way to galvanize me to eat less junk (no juice, no... Read more

  • Back With A New Outlook, And My Word For The Year

    12/31/2017 11:53:23 PM, by BEACH_BABY_82

    It's been years. My body has changed in so many ways, both for the better and the worse. I look better than I've looked in years, but I've gotten older, and it seems as if my body may be aware of this development, as it appears to be turning against me. Aches are happening in places I've never ... Read more

  • Get set ...

    12/31/2017 9:57:17 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I just spent 30 min typing my blog and the IE decided to stop working and lost it all grrrr. My word for 2018 is: consistent. It is my worst quality for the last few years. I think the best way to deal with it is baby steps and do it early. Finalizing my plan. One more day to ... Read more

  • Healthier "Nutella"

    12/31/2017 7:11:45 PM, by CTUPTON

    Ingredients: 1/3 cup (40g) whole almonds 1-1/3 cup (160 g) hazelnuts 1-3/4 cup (60g) whole milk 7/8 cup (60 g) powdered whole milk (I used powdered skim) 3 tbsp (40 g) mild-flavoured honey pinch of salt 6 ounces (170 g) bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped 5 ounces (140 g) ... Read more

  • GOALS VS RESOLUTIONS

    12/31/2017 7:06:03 PM, by PROJECTCHRISSIE

    The definition of a resolution is to make a firm decision to do something or not to do something, it does not have a time limit on it so therefore there is no beginning and no end, whereas a GOAL is an idea of the future or desired result that we would like to achieve a firm commitment to reach a de... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SUNDAY

    12/31/2017 1:16:03 PM, by ANHELIC

    DO BETTER AND BE BETTER If you endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom a father does not chasten? Almighty God...Create within us clean hearts, and renew right spirits, that we may do better and be better. We must remember that no matter what we ... Read more

  • 2017

    12/31/2017 11:33:27 AM, by SEYTON84

    So, I was 279 this morning which has me leaving 2017 in the 270s... I started 2017 in the low 300s... Probably 306ish, so that's 27lbs down for the year or really half year since I didn't really start until July 10th. Seeing as I haven't been super obsessed although I've been dedicated I'm really t... Read more

  • 2017 LAST DAY OF 2017

    12/31/2017 11:14:31 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope you all are having relaxing day today me and hubby just chilling today being blessed to be here we have marked 50 years of marriage this year a milestone of events we look back to 1967 and all we can say is WOW we been on a journey of life young and babies our self we didnt know mu... Read more

  • Help! My writing assignment is about dreams. I have not been able to get any good ideas!

    12/31/2017 11:10:15 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Hello!!

    12/31/2017 9:24:29 AM, by AKPIPER

    Have a happy New Year! Be careful out there if your traveling. I'm working and my DH will be home. See you all in the new year. 26... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SATURDAY

    12/30/2017 10:16:33 PM, by ANHELIC

    OVERCOMING LOVE, OVERWHELMING PEACE But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 The moment we put our faith in Jesus Christ, an overwhelming peace comes over us. I knew... Read more

  • On my mark ...

    12/30/2017 9:43:47 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Still working on my plans ... never ending :-) Groceries are bought, breakfasts will be oatmeal, flax, bran, fruit or eggs. Lunch, for now, will be meal replacement or instant breakfast. Dinners, for now, will be frozen (calorie controlled) entrees. My dentist appointment is Jan 1... Read more

  • Back again

    12/30/2017 9:29:08 PM, by WANNABEFITB448

    I am ashamed to say i am having to start over again. Not sure why it is so hard to put myself first. I have a lot to work on. I need to surround myself with positive people. I know i have a tough road ahead of me, but I know i can do this... Read more

  • 2017 WOW LAST WORKOUT FOR 2017

    12/30/2017 10:50:34 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope you all are doing well had great workout for my last workout of 2017 i really feel great about the progress i have made with my health i am dealing with allergies now but they better but my overall health is great feel better and clothes fitting better no resolutions just tackling ... Read more