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  • Try,try, again

    3/18/2018 3:32:52 PM, by BSWIFE01

    I simply refuse to believe I can't do this. I just need consistently. This weather has not helped at all that's for sure. I broke in my gym membership with my daughter yesterday. What I am really looking forward to is getting in shape for a NAMIWalk in September.💜... Read more


    3/18/2018 12:19:54 PM, by ANHELIC

    PRIDE AND HUMILITY When you fast, do not look sombre as the hypocrites do, they they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. Matthew 6:16 The purpose of s... Read more


    3/18/2018 11:18:01 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well just chilling today hope i dont have to go and see about anybody today so i am just washing clothes did some exercises working hard so i can get me a dress for grandson nursing graduation we are so excited i see great things in store for him God got a journey for... Read more

  • Adversity

    3/18/2018 2:52:02 AM, by EO4WELLNESS

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  • Rest Day

    3/17/2018 8:19:49 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    I'm enjoying a rest day today.... Read more


    3/17/2018 7:57:51 PM, by ANHELIC

    HUMBLED BY FASTING He humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, which neither you nor your ancestors had known, to teach you that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD. ... Read more

  • I've Been Set Up!

    3/17/2018 2:56:56 PM, by PIROULINE

    I was making my coffee this morning, and considering what would be an easy breakfast, when a very simple, but powerful thought occurred to me. When I begin my day with whole grains, fruits, or vegetables, I tend to succeed with my daily wellness goals. So, more generally: Beginning your ... Read more

  • Moderation

    3/17/2018 12:14:08 PM, by LADYANDREA2012

    Today, in the Spark Coach discussion session, it has been a chat regarding "moderation" and Sparkguy ask us to think where is there no moderation in our program, because moderation, has been said to be a clue of success in the program. Well right now I can not think about an "All or nothing" in my... Read more


    3/17/2018 10:22:15 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had great workout this morning allergies were bothering me some but still did good the owner came in this morning showed me some moves about shoulder work and abs she said things are doing better so i hope she dont have to sale what are you all doing today enjoy ... Read more

  • Assignment for our monthly writing group--topic: HAPPINESS

    3/16/2018 8:29:28 PM, by CTUPTON

    March 15, 2018 Christine Happiness As a young person, I used to brood most of the time. I’d say I was not at all steeped in happiness. I am not sure at what age I started to brood and over think. Definitely by my teen... Read more

  • Darn. Having bad effects from overdoing it Tuesday.

    3/16/2018 8:27:08 PM, by CTUPTON

    I knew Tuesday was too strenuous for me but I did not want to miss anything. It is Friday and I am still sleeping too much and nursing a hurting knee. Other people would consider it a normal day. Not for me apparently. 1 and 1/2 water aerobics class. Take hubby to the doctor--but his... Read more

  • NSV

    3/16/2018 7:44:28 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    My wearable suddenly got too loose. Like a lot of other Non-Scale Victories--at first I didn't notice. It was something that happened so gradually, it didn't occur to me. Then, because it was so loose, I suddenly started having issues where I bumped it, etc. while walking through tight spac... Read more

  • Friday Day 4

    3/16/2018 6:59:30 PM, by GLENDAK72

    woot woot it’s Friday and I’m on day 3 so far so good. I’m going to the planetarium tomorrow with my niece & her girls then we’re going to the hotel and gonna swim swim swim lol (indoor pool) lol I’ll check back in on Sunday with everyone and tell you all about it, have a wonderful weekend sparkies ... Read more


    3/16/2018 2:08:31 PM, by ANHELIC

    JOURNEY OF FAITH And because the gracious hand of my God was on me, the king granted my request. So I went to the governors of Trans-Euphrates and gave them the king's letters. Nehemiah 2:8-9 The Bible tells us Nehemiah was ver... Read more


    3/16/2018 11:44:01 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout then came home and cooked hubby green beans mac and cheese pork chops and cornbread fixed him 7 plates and bacon and eggs and toast so i am done with cooking until monday just trying to keep focus on my self and my goals working hard on this templ... Read more

  • Late!

    3/15/2018 8:06:53 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    So late Sparking today, but better late than never. I keep a different calendar in addition to the one everyone else here probably follows and I'm super excited because the end-of-the-year is coming quickly and before I know it-it will be the new year. Lots of friends are coming, those who cann... Read more

  • Thursday 3/15/18

    3/15/2018 7:09:17 PM, by GLENDAK72

    Day 3 well that day was ok my sugar craving was STRONG today!! I did pretty good I went over again I had 28 carbs & my dailies are 22 but that’s better then the 100’s of carbs I use to consume everyday I guess . I’m still searching lots of recipes , I’m looking for some good chicken recipes so I ... Read more

  • Lucky 13

    3/15/2018 5:17:16 PM, by PIROULINE

    I'm doing everything I can to stay accountable for my participation and tracking here on Spark People. My strategies include getting REALLY involved in at least one Spark Team, commenting on a lot of posts in the community feed, posting in the community feed, updating my Spark Page status, and getti... Read more


    3/15/2018 12:54:44 PM, by ANHELIC

    A CALL AND A PROMISE Come, follow me, Jesus said, and I will send you out to fish for people. Matthew 4:19 Following Christ is not about walking behind Him but about walking in step with Him and being dependent on His indwelling presenc... Read more


    3/15/2018 11:35:10 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had great workout this morning and my grandson 24 wow years go by so fast and he graduate from nursing in may we are so proud and excited he on a life journey so blessed to be here to see another milestone and today did the standing leg cables today you can reall... Read more

  • update on Keto ice cream I made

    3/15/2018 6:46:51 AM, by GLENDAK72

    IT WAS DELICIOUS 😋 I got 5 servings out of mine instead of 4 so I have 4 in the freezer that gives me 1 treat a week for the next 4 weeks . I think next I’ll try the vanilla and get me some diet root beer and make me a root beer float with it, hmm worth a try... sounds yummy right lol ... Read more

  • Wednesday 3/14/18

    3/14/2018 2:52:57 PM, by GLENDAK72

    Day 2 back on Keto so I’ve decided to give this Keto thing another try but this time I have some medicine that will help my clogged pipes lmbo so I’m hoping it won’t be an issue this time round. so far so good yesterday I only used 12 carbs . today if I eat my dinner and the Keto ice cream I made I... Read more


    3/14/2018 1:57:35 PM, by ANHELIC

    FROM A SHACK TO A PALACE Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 2 Corinthians 5:17 What are you doing to my life? God replied, Didn't you know I am trying to change yo... Read more


    3/14/2018 11:38:01 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope you all are enjoying your day i had great workout this morning this is the way i like to do every day just chill but i am still blessed dont have to take mom until tuesday doctor appointment hope we all just keep doing good what are your small goals that you have conquered i am sti... Read more

  • Purple

    3/14/2018 1:45:27 AM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Great article about why we should be eating as many purple vegetables as possible!
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  • Things I need to remember!

    3/13/2018 10:49:03 PM, by NERDYMAMA2

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    3/13/2018 11:57:27 AM, by ANHELIC

    SERVANTS OF THE GOSPEL I became a servant of this gospel by the gift of God's grace given me through the working of His powers Ephesians 3:7 The true nature of the Christian life is an exchanged life--our weakness for Christ's strength... Read more


    3/13/2018 11:42:50 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning my goal is to get back to walking more hopefully i can go more now that my mom is some better do you all do a lot of walking or gym time i love gym time more the machine really work my body so what are you all doing today let me know ... Read more

  • I hate Daylight Savings Time

    3/12/2018 3:57:49 PM, by FANNISHMOM

    Having more light at night is all well and good EXCEPT that it takes away from having light in the morning. My son has to be at his bus stop at 6:58 in the morning. Sunrise this morning? 7:24. So there I am trying to get a tween and a teen up and moving when it is pitch black out. I at least dri... Read more


    3/12/2018 12:56:34 PM, by ANHELIC

    UNASHAMED OF THE TRUTH For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles. Ephesians 3:1 He would not sacrifice truth under any circumstances, and believed himself to be a prisoner of Christ, not of Roman aut... Read more


    3/12/2018 11:33:06 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok did gym this morning great workout did more weights this morning and floor exercises feeling good no caregiving today i hope just calling them later what are you all up to today tell me something good enjoy your day love to all of you my awesome friends 247 381 5... Read more

  • Monday Weigh In 3/12/18

    3/12/2018 7:36:39 AM, by GLENDAK72

    good morning fellow sparkies, so yeah I did not want to weigh in today , but I did . lol so here we go .... y’all have a great day SW 380 CW 370 GW 200 also I wanted to share I have been getting my 1000 steps in everyday some days more and I have drank 64 oz of water everyday. this weeks dai... Read more

  • Feeling better ... I hope

    3/11/2018 11:05:09 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Not sure what is going on with me. Hope it is just the changes in a couple meds being added. Very tired, brain is sluggish. Trying to get back with the program. Todays motivational quote: "Healthy living is a life sentence, you will never be paroled or pardoned." (unknown source) T... Read more


    3/11/2018 3:04:23 PM, by ANHELIC

    JEW AND GENTILE TOGETHER This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Isreal, members together of one body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus. Ephesians 3:6 What makes the people of God so beautiful i... Read more


    3/11/2018 10:48:52 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing good me and hubby slept in this morning rest our bodies and jst chill out i did little cooking and cleaning and hopefully nothing else getting ready for new week hope my mom do good this week what are you all doing today enjoy your day love to all 250 247 386 524 ... Read more


    3/10/2018 9:13:57 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE MYSTERY UNVEILED To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. Colossians 1:27 Our hope of attaining to any degree the glory of God, which is His moral c... Read more

  • Saturday 3/10/18

    3/10/2018 11:45:32 AM, by GLENDAK72

    good morning fellow sperkies so my week after my dr appointment has gone pretty well , I chosen for now to do calories as I think until I can eat a handle on how/what to eat for a low cholesterol it would be best for me. Thank you for the nice & motivational comments to those of you who are here fo... Read more


    3/10/2018 11:06:19 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had great workout i did 50 pounds on squats this morning not to bad then had to go to mom house take her medicine to her really i dont have to much life but any way i feel pretty good what are you all doing today tell me dont forget to set your clocks up one hour... Read more

  • I can touch my toes!

    3/10/2018 9:21:59 AM, by FANNISHMOM

    I was doing the cool down from the African Dance workout I did this morning and I decided to really stretch for it and I touched my toes -- twice (just to make sure). I haven't been able to do that in ages. (On the weekend I try to get one workout done in the morning and do another one with my... Read more

  • Another day, another dance party

    3/9/2018 9:47:55 PM, by FANNISHMOM

    So my son doesn't want to do the African dance workouts with my daughter and me, but if we do a dance party afterwards he's all in. Frankly, of my kids, he's the one who needs to move the most, so daughter and I just sort of looked at each other and agreed we'd add dance parties after our workouts.... Read more


    3/9/2018 7:52:09 PM, by ANHELIC

    CORRECT! Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects, therefore do not despise the chastening of the Almighty. Job 5;17 Human fathers correct their children for earthly reasons, but our heavenly Father corrects His children fo... Read more


    3/9/2018 11:31:37 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout pushing forward then had to go get mom medicine at drugstore because she dropped her pills in sink so she didnt have any meds i went and got to go back tomorrow because doctor hadnt called it in and that is her memory medicine so all i am getting ... Read more

  • Happy St. Patrick's month!

    3/8/2018 7:33:52 PM, by CTUPTON

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    3/8/2018 4:23:54 PM, by ANHELIC

    MIRROR FOR THE SOUL Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. James 1:23-24 The... Read more


    3/8/2018 11:33:55 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well back to gym this morning my body miss it when i dont go did rowing machine and cardio class this morning and weightts was tired from taking son yesterday but just awesome news wow omg two and half years until he go back God Good All The Time and my son doing goo... Read more

  • Wednesday 3/7/18

    3/7/2018 5:38:52 PM, by GLENDAK72

    good afternoon fellow goaldiggers... well my dr appointment was sucky!! he said I have high cholesterol now & gave me these crazy pills called pravastatin tonight will be my 2nd night taking it. my mother & aunt both took these and both had to stop them because they had severe muscle weakness and ... Read more


    3/7/2018 3:37:23 PM, by ANHELIC

    FOOD AND SEEDS As for the rain and snow come from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is My Word that goes out from My mouth. ... Read more


    3/7/2018 3:34:33 PM, by ANHELIC

    FOOD AND SEEDS As for the rain and snow come from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is My Word that goes out from My mouth. ... Read more


    3/7/2018 3:02:01 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well took son to docotor this morning did MRI no brain tumors and he dont go back until two and a half years me and hubby just overjoyed with love and relief and he doing well God Good All The Time and thank you all for your prayers lifting us up enjoy your day love y... Read more

  • Mid-week check-in

    3/7/2018 2:59:49 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I haven't been feeling well for a couple days. Bad enough to not post and to sleep early. Todays motivational quote: “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you.... Read more

  • Process or adventure?

    3/7/2018 9:40:27 AM, by MOTIV8TEDMOM23

    This was the challenge from my Sparkcoach program today. So often the journey to a healthy lifestyle becomes a process or job that has no appeal. It should really be an adventure to reach our goals and dreams! How can I make this journey more of an adventure and add some fun to it? In looki... Read more

  • If I stand on my tippy toes I can ALMOST see Spring!

    3/6/2018 10:35:24 PM, by NERDYMAMA2

    Don't you just love it when Mother Nature tries to fit all four season in one day? No?? Yeah me neither.... So even though my little slice of Washington is currently playing another game of Weather Whiplash, the sunshine and warm weather are coming a little more frequently. I even bought sanda... Read more

  • Words of wisdom...

    3/6/2018 8:33:35 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • First graders finish famous sayings...

    3/6/2018 7:02:22 PM, by CTUPTON

    Better to be safe than a tiger. Children should be seen and not in the night. Look before you walk on water. A picture is worth a thousand dollars. Too many cooks spoil the whole table. Other kids were similarly amusing: ... Read more


    3/6/2018 3:36:36 PM, by ANHELIC

    LETTERS OF REBUKE Whoever has ears let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. Revelation 3:22 This is a sobering reminder for our churches today, as well as for our own walk with God. It is easy to begin ministry with God ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    3/6/2018 11:50:14 AM, by GLENDAK72

    morning, well Monday was my weigh in and it didn’t go so good I’m up 3 pounds by I expected it, I drank a lot of pickle juice this last week plus the GW had a not so good couple days last week but it’s ok , this week will be way better !! I’m going to be planning better instead of going all Willy Ni... Read more


    3/6/2018 11:30:58 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers great workout this morning i am pushing hard tomorrow we take son to Charleston for MRI on his brain he doing good his left eye still sensitive he wear a patch some times but have to have one every year doctor says about 10 percent chance of coming back so he got to be there at 8 am in ... Read more


    3/5/2018 2:50:03 PM, by ANHELIC

    BLESSED WITH HIS WORD Blessed is the one...whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on His law day and night. Psalm 1:1-2 Although the Bible continues to be the best-selling book of all time with many homes having several copies, th... Read more

  • Time for a Change?

    3/5/2018 12:34:56 PM, by MOTIV8TEDMOM23

    Coach Nicole suggests shaking up the workouts for a boost in results. I don't think I'm there yet. I think I need some more consistency in my workouts first. I still find that too may days become busy and I miss out on the cardio or strength session that I planned. However, that said - the ... Read more


    3/5/2018 11:40:35 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had great workout this morning working on this temple of mine how about you i am making every day count small goals or large i am cheering everyone on lets do this i know sometimes it gets old but we have to keep pushing forward and put yourself first enjoy your ... Read more

  • Sunday another rest day

    3/4/2018 6:56:04 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I did get my haircut, about 1 1/2 inches off, deep conditioned, and my eyebrows waxed yesterday, after shopping again. Too tired to blog last night. Todays motivational quote: You can have results or excuses, you can't have both. Today's motivational movies: Obesity: Postmortem , ... Read more


    3/4/2018 4:29:45 PM, by ANHELIC

    GOD-BREATHED SCRIPTURE All Scripture is God-breathed. 2 Timothy 3:16 The authority of Scripture, however, does not depend on its human authors but on God who spoke through them. This is why it is so important we listen for that still, small voi... Read more


    3/4/2018 10:28:22 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope you all are enjoying a restful Sunday we are got to take son to Charleston for MRI on his brain and see his doctor and my aunt having trouble with our phone i am going to check with phone company make sure not in the line and got to get our new phones i never have a break but i pus... Read more


    3/3/2018 3:44:43 PM, by ANHELIC

    ASKING FOR WISDOM If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who give generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. James 1:5 It comes down to our attitudes before God. Wisdom gives humility. If w... Read more


    3/3/2018 9:42:39 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had good gym workout started working with the cables this morning working on hips and back of legs did lot of sets on free weights today to tired to do a lot of cardio rode bike just little cardio so i really pushed myself after taking both my aunt and mom to gro... Read more

  • Short but not very sweet - 3/2/2018

    3/2/2018 6:54:36 PM, by JANEY2012

    Well, I blew it so badly most of this week that normally I would be gone. But, I'm still here. I didn't weigh myself this morning. I really might be gone then... So, I'll try to get back in the swing of things and do better next week. Or rather I WILL GET BACK into the swing of things! Then next Fri... Read more

  • TGIF

    3/2/2018 4:00:20 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Finally got my lab results: A1c up from 7.8 ... 8.8 not good GFR (kidney function:) Up from 39 ... 48 miraculously good Payday, making my list I don't like the diffused water, doesn't quench my thirst and I don't like the flavor. I have decided to go back to my Clear water, if it mad... Read more


    3/2/2018 3:32:57 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well no gym today caregiving today all went ok now my aunt got to have new phones it is hard trying to keep these older people going they wear me out took my aunt to store then took my mom i didnt get upset just did the best i can i left home at 8am got back 2:45 pm a... Read more


    3/2/2018 12:09:10 PM, by ANHELIC

    CONSIDER IT PURE JOY Consider it pure joy, y brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. James 1:2-3 Many Christians can attest that difficulti... Read more


    3/1/2018 9:31:41 PM, by ANHELIC

    For even His own brothers did not believe in Him. John 7:5 Some of us may worry about family members who are not yet believers. We have sought to live godly lives that demonstrate Christ-like qualities, but they simply do not want to see it. If tha... Read more

  • oops lost a day

    3/1/2018 6:16:48 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Didn't get my blog done last night. Too much going on and I was avoiding it because I binged on cookies, breakfast bars. Always hurts to blog when I do. I did join the Facebook group, suggested in one of the several articles I read. I checked in a little last night, but didn't look ... Read more


    3/1/2018 11:42:32 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok worked hard this morning feeling pretty good tell me what are some of you NSV i pushed my seat up more in my car getting belly off and my body is toneing up what are you all up to today tell me now i am just relaxing got caregiving tomorrow welcome to all the new m... Read more

  • March 1 (Thursday)

    3/1/2018 9:16:47 AM, by GLENDAK72

    hey sparkies , I can’t believe it’s March already. when I was a child my granny told me when we get old years fly by , I laughed but now I understand what she meant , I just can’t believe we’re in the year 2018 I never dreamt I’d see 2000 anything it always seemed so far away. but here we are lol an... Read more


    2/28/2018 6:08:04 PM, by ANHELIC

    TWENTY BUSHELS OF APPLE SEEDS He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. So let each one give. 2 Corinthians 9:6-7 This doesn't mean we'll come into lots of money if we give t... Read more

  • Still here

    2/28/2018 5:51:38 PM, by BSWIFE01

    I know attendance has been a little spotty the last few days. I haven't left or given up. Im just not feeling well. Yesterday was a day full of lab tests and a CT scan. Friday is a colonoscopy. As a lot of people know this does not do fun things to your diet or energy level. I know I will return at ... Read more

  • Another month to start over

    2/28/2018 5:29:00 PM, by PROJECTCHRISSIE

    Weight: 93 kg So I gained 1.1 mgs. So moving forward another month another action plan. I have start lite n easy again as I am the only one at home having my meals pre-packaged is the way to go. I get my lunches, snacks and dinners delivered so having about 1500 calories a day. I have a protein sh... Read more

  • about doing good...

    2/28/2018 1:15:19 PM, by CTUPTON

    “ The Paradoxical Commandments People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. T... Read more


    2/28/2018 11:29:25 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had ok workout this morning allergies acting up but i still did pretty good hope you all are having great day today went to grocery store trying to find some new things to cook for hubby got some garlic rice and maybe fixed a steak in my skillet and maybe some di... Read more

  • Wednesday 2/28/18

    2/28/2018 11:19:50 AM, by GLENDAK72

    good morning sparkers how is everyone? I’m doing pretty good I’ve got my phone & computer back, some of you know I reset my journey kn 1/1/18 well since then I have gone from 380 to 368 , I am counting points . my days aren’t perfect but it’s working for me , I wrong in on Monday’s , also I would li... Read more

  • Ready to begin again.

    2/28/2018 7:24:01 AM, by WANNABEFITB448

    Well, I have fallen off the train again. Time to wipe off the mistakes and start over. I really need to put myself as a top priority. I have struggled with this for a long time!!! Tonight i have to talk to my husband and make him really hear me. I need help. The struggle is hard and I do need a... Read more

  • New goals finalized

    2/27/2018 7:54:10 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Todays motivational quote: Believe in yourself. Today's motivational movies: To The Bone 1st goal: 10 lb .... reward mani-pedi * My three SP challenge assignments today were 32 oz water, (diabetes) plan next weeks grocery list (working on it) (small changes) rethink your drink (... Read more


    2/27/2018 5:33:38 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE GOOD SHEPHERD'S LOVE I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. John 10:11 It is not that Jesus did die for us, but that He would die for us, and there is a difference. Probably not,... Read more

  • Guide or Goal?

    2/27/2018 12:53:02 PM, by MOTIV8TEDMOM23

    I have a Sparkfriend that has had an amazingly successful journey. She looks incredible and is an real inspiration and motivator to many here. It would be easy to see her results and want to be just like her. When I think of my other friends that I see on a regular basis who have never really str... Read more

  • The magic of not counting

    2/27/2018 11:56:02 AM, by SEYTON84

    So after my superstrict January which did not alter the speed of weighloss at all, I've been spending the last couple weeks eating from the short list of foods that I'm allowed to have but not actually counting. Because I have a superlong spark streak going, I'm kind of cheating and tracking breakf... Read more


    2/27/2018 11:43:28 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning then went to pharmacy to pick up meds then home i try to seat down and think are we doing all that we can to make our selfs happy well i wasnt these last few months of being caregiver i took all on my shoulders and i got sick bsl and ... Read more

  • New week new goals

    2/26/2018 9:23:51 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Todays motivational quote: Today's motivational movies: Forks over Knives Picked up a bunch of fruit tonight. I have 1 more bottle of water then can start with the diffuser. I got a juicer tonight too ... Jack LaLane? It might be helpful to me for getting more veggies down. Start... Read more


    2/26/2018 12:07:37 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE GOOD SHEPHERD'S VOICE When He has brought out all His own, He goes on ahead of them, and His sheep follow Him because they know His voice. John 10;4 By nurturing a relationship with Jesus, meditating on His Word and intimate com... Read more


    2/26/2018 11:36:48 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope are are doing well great workout this morning really doing the step aerobics years ago i did them all the time glad i am back to them and with my weight training doing great i put three more bags of clothes in Goodwill box really getting there weight just dropping three pounds but ... Read more

  • No good

    2/25/2018 10:59:29 PM, by LISASLAND101

    Welp, screwed up today, had way to make snacks at work today. Had to be cashier at work instead of staying on the floor and I was the only employee at work until 330. Not allowed to buy anything (retail ast mgr) so I took snacks, and I ate all of it since I couldn't take a lunch. :-( disappointed in... Read more

  • Rest day Sunday

    2/25/2018 9:37:14 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Todays motivational quote: The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Today's motivational movies: Fat, sick and Nearly Dead 1&2 Our visit went great! We ate our meal and then watched several youtube comedy videos. I haven't laughed that much... Read more


    2/25/2018 2:45:26 PM, by ANHELIC

    TO BE KNOWN AND LOVED I am the good shepherd, I know my sheep and my sheep know me. To be known and not loved is our greatest fear,. But to be fully known and truly loved is, well, a lot like loved by God. It liberates us from pretense, humbles us out of our self-righteousness, and for... Read more


    2/25/2018 10:17:27 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers just cleaning today worked on abs and hips did walk it out dvd with Denise Austin and worked with my bands and marching in place then later drying clothes and watching a movie what are you all doing today let me know cloudy here today rain on the way enjoy your day hubby gone to his bro... Read more

  • Social

    2/24/2018 7:47:52 PM, by BSWIFE01

    Being social is a good thing, but for some reason we always try to associate food with it!... Read more


    2/24/2018 7:17:57 PM, by ANHELIC

    SUCH A TIME AS THIS And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for a time as this? Ester 4:14 In our work for God, we too may wonder what He is doing because we are constantly facing trials and obstacles, but we must ... Read more

  • Special day !

    2/24/2018 12:16:24 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Today, we are having a visit from our son, dil, and dgd. They are being stationed in Alaska for 4 yrs and are leaving soon. He just returned from Korea, so it has been a long time since we have had any time together. dh is cooking dinner so all I have to do is eat it. One of our favorites... Read more

  • Slow and Steady Wins the Race

    2/24/2018 10:40:04 AM, by MOTIV8TEDMOM23

    Slow and steady wins the race; everything in moderation; consistancy - these have been the themes of my coaching sessions this stage. I'm finding these to be very true. In the past I have come into the goal of living a healthier lifestyle with guns blazing - striving for perfection in all of my fo... Read more


    2/24/2018 10:25:48 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had great workout this morning lot of cardio and weights doing lot of leg lifts with weights just working body all over what are you all doing today let me know enjoy your day love you all my grandddaughter 19 today we are blessed to see our kids and grand kids t... Read more


    2/23/2018 3:08:12 PM, by ANHELIC

    NOT OUR OWN You are not your own; you were bought at a price. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 You are not your own; you were bought at a price. This is a different concept in today;s world. Society praises i... Read more

  • TGIF

    2/23/2018 11:54:40 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Daily motivational quote: You could make a wish or you could make it happen My three SP challenge assignments today were 32 oz water, SparkCoach: I did watch Fat to Finish Line yesterday. Motivating as always. I also watched The Barkley Marathons which is on the list.... Read more


    2/23/2018 11:32:29 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had great workout really pushed myself this week didnt have to do any caregiving i got a break feeling good getting ready for spring will buy me new outfits with some spring colors i like the fresh pretty pastels pinks and lavenders what are your favorite colors ... Read more