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  • TIRED TODAY !

    4/25/2015 3:15:37 PM, by KALLIE1958AR

    Have grandchildren today and tired our puppy was sick last night seems someone over fed her lol ,,, so up alot and wonderful grands today ,,, wishing for a nap lol well have a awesome weekend and don't forger to rest ... love Betty... Read more

  • Add daily motivation 4/25/15

    4/25/2015 5:40:49 AM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • Weight Loss Does Not Change Your Issues

    4/24/2015 10:14:24 PM, by D3TERMINED

    This has been on my mind for a minute and I wanted to jot it down before I forget why this is so important in my journey. I have/had a friend who used to weigh about 450 pounds. This person had has type II diabetes, she had high blood pressure and a number of other issues. She ended up getting ... Read more

  • long week

    4/24/2015 9:50:03 PM, by IMREITE

    still more projects aroung the house but at least i wont be anxious all day at work about what i have to do when i come home.... Read more

  • I blew it.

    4/24/2015 9:19:08 PM, by D3TERMINED

    There's been so much going on since my last entry that I need to catch up so that when I look back I see that I've stumbled and to look back when I read these blogs how I over came these obstacles. The past few weeks I learned a valuable lesson. I'm not ready to do this on my own. I'm not strong eno... Read more

  • Absence from gym

    4/24/2015 5:45:12 PM, by SHER47

    My partner had surgery and I had to be home with him and had to give up the gym for a few weeks. I've gotten out for quick walks with the dog but I feel good that I've been doing something besides gym workout.... Read more

  • Things (Not?) to Say to Someone Losing Weight

    4/24/2015 1:11:48 PM, by CRYSTAL0167

    I recently stumbled upon this article on Today.com titled 6 Things Never to Say to Someone Who Has Lost Weight (link to the article is at the bottom). This article is probably pretty helpful if it refers to a casual acquaintance or work colleague, but if the person losing weight is a close friend or... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/24/15

    4/24/2015 11:47:56 AM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • My Daily Bible Verse 04/23/2015

    4/23/2015 6:10:44 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Matthew 6:24 New International Version No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money. King James Version No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, ... Read more

  • starting spark over again!!

    4/23/2015 4:56:22 PM, by DRAGONGIGGLES

    so i have fell into the nasty habit of not getting on sparkpeople for a while. so i today i'm going to start over on sparkpeople and see where i end up!!!... Read more

  • I've officially lost 100 pounds! :)

    4/23/2015 4:10:28 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    Today was the day! 248 Huge milestone for me, I was probably not as thrilled as I should've been but I had an apartment showing today and that took a lot of energy for me in the anxiety department. It went okay until I said hey before I fill out the application, full disclosure, I have an unl... Read more

  • Facing failure and Moving on

    4/23/2015 3:28:29 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

    Yesterday was a failure, theres no way to look at it any different. I binged, I don't even want to think of how many calories I was over. I only walked 20 min, and I failed to do my strength training. I must say I am disappointed with myself, I however am not going to let it derail me. My one day bi... Read more

  • ONE STEP BACK !

    4/23/2015 10:38:03 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    ‎Thursday, ‎23 ‎April, ‎2015 PSALMS CHAPTER 5 : 12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield. Hi .. another day on earth ! I pray you are well ... So I was praying and reading this am ,, and I felt lead to share this ,,, The lord is... Read more

  • the scale is not always your friend!

    4/23/2015 10:01:41 AM, by LBP1961

    I hit the 40 pounds lost mark on saturday. But this morning I had gained back 2 pounds. ( I suppose it is because of the bachelorette of my daughter, where I had a couple of shots and some glasses of wine). I was feeling like an elephant. Now it is only 2 pounds I know but it is hard for me, still t... Read more

  • need to clean

    4/23/2015 9:02:39 AM, by IMREITE

    i have some cleaning today before the appraisers come in tomorrow. of course they know how to look for tricks, but I still feel better about making sure it is clean and tidy.... Read more

  • Sugar? Gluten? Low Carb? Low Fat? What Do I Eat?

    4/23/2015 8:43:04 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Okay, I subscribe to what I call the ADDITION DIET. I add things in, not take them away. Taking away leads to deprivation. Truthfully, Paleo, low carb, gluten free, sugar free... all of you can do this. Find healthy new fresh fruits and vegetables and ADD them into your menu. Find healt... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/23/15

    4/23/2015 7:10:08 AM, by KORIS_MAMA

    I didn't make it on yesterday so two pics for today :) ... Read more

  • Kitty praying...

    4/22/2015 10:48:15 PM, by CTUPTON

    picture from DEBBIEDAY It is so purr-fect for me today! Thanks Debbie! chris... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 04/22/2015

    4/22/2015 10:41:21 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    1 John 4:1 New International Version Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. King James Version Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: ... Read more

  • they cut the floor

    4/22/2015 10:32:58 PM, by IMREITE

    The plumbers came late today and then when they took out the bathtub, the cut out part of the floor. they did not leave a note or anything so i dont know if they are planning on trying to repair it. my dh got ticked off and ran out to a hardware store to look around for replacement so of course it ... Read more

  • eat to Beat Cancer --web site link updated

    4/22/2015 9:54:26 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.eattobeat.org/... Read more

  • Hug a tree for Earth Day 2015

    4/22/2015 8:11:46 PM, by CTUPTON

    If you have never done this--and most people have not--try it, you'll like it. It makes you feel very strong and grounded. Yes, it makes you feel a little silly, too, but so what. It is way easier if you have kids to do it with. chris... Read more

  • Belt Tightening

    4/22/2015 5:22:02 PM, by CRYSTAL0167

    Let’s face it. Sticking to a certain number of calories each day is hard work. But do you know what else is hard work? Carrying extra weight around every day. I’ve lost 16 pounds since joining SparkPeople, and 21 pounds since I started eating healthy and getting more exercise. To put that in per... Read more

  • Retreating to my bubble

    4/21/2015 8:02:11 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

    I think the past month or so I have for sure learned the meaning of the saying when it rains it pours. I have had ups and downs before, no doubt I will have more in my future. Life is full of highs and lows, I think the only positive that has come out of my most recent life storm is that I actually ... Read more

  • just for funzies!

    4/21/2015 7:45:29 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Doctor, Doctor!

    4/21/2015 7:23:43 PM, by MADAMS0519

    Before I started back up with my journey last month, I had scheduled myself an appointment with my doctor to discuss my weight along with some other issues. Due to living in a small community, I had to schedule it pretty far out. Yesterday, I finally went in for my appointment. When his nurse(w... Read more

  • People Call Me Fat In Public

    4/21/2015 9:48:25 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    But I've lost over 200 pounds! It took me 10 years and going from bed ridden to walking. I bet they never had the challenges I faced and face ever day with my disabilities... yet they just call me fat sometimes. I hate it. I used to try to talk to them and tell them they were being unkind, but t... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/21/15

    4/21/2015 9:35:14 AM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • heavy lifting done

    4/21/2015 8:31:20 AM, by IMREITE

    at least MOST of the heavy lifting is done. the custom built cabinet and vanity are in place. They were originally designed to fit an area assuming we pulled out all the drywall. We tore out none of it on those 2 sides. so we were off by about an inch. So last night was trimming of both sides so it... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 04/20/2015

    4/20/2015 10:09:38 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Luke 8:17 New International Version For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open. King James Version For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and... Read more

  • measure again

    4/20/2015 8:36:05 PM, by IMREITE

    the adage goes measure twice cut once. I love my dh, i am however , on the verge of yelling at him "measure again". i do it in my head but am close to screaming it out loud.... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/20/15

    4/20/2015 2:56:58 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • Birthday tears

    4/20/2015 1:44:30 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    My birthday (April 19th) is always a rough time of year for me. I think because it's the marking of the passage of time and a reminder that I'm not where I want to be in life. Of course this year is a little different I am almost 100 pounds lighter than last year or the year before. But that doesn't... Read more

  • FAITH AS A MUSTARD SEED !

    4/20/2015 10:09:12 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    MATTHEW CHAPTER 17 : 20 And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you. Faith... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/19/15

    4/19/2015 6:33:43 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • 1 week left

    4/19/2015 4:08:40 PM, by IMREITE

    my dh starts a new job in 1 week. a lot to get done before then but we just need to stay busy... Read more

  • OH WHAT PEACE !

    4/19/2015 7:43:28 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    ‎Sunday, ‎19 ‎April, ‎2015 JOHN CHAPTER 14 : 27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Do you have peace ? If you don't I am sorry ! I have found the Peace that Only ... Read more

  • frustrations of moving--have a ffew laughs...

    4/18/2015 7:31:59 PM, by CTUPTON

    I wish.... 1. You have to choose between spending the money and hiring movers or guilting your friends into helping you in exchange for a Papa John’s single topping pizza. The struggle is that if the movers scratch your coffee table, you’re insured. If your friend does it the only thing ... Read more

  • I have been getting more done lately by this method:

    4/18/2015 7:06:33 PM, by CTUPTON

    I find if I make a to do list for tomorrow--I get lots more done. In the morning I have energy but don't know where to start. So I have the pre-written list! At night I have lots of ideas but no energy to move things around. It is easy for me to just write down the ideas to be done the nex... Read more

  • Stuff I got rid of --yeah!

    4/18/2015 6:57:24 PM, by CTUPTON

    already gone -two vans full of trash from the basement to the dump, including old computer equipment -many tall kitchen garbage bags of my old clothes for the VVA truck pickup-my daughter forced me to focus on these and pushed me to get rid of lots of the clothes! I thank her for that. -man... Read more

  • Another week almost gone ... thank goodness !!!

    4/18/2015 6:27:59 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

    This week will def. be going down as not one of my greatest. I stress ate two days in a row :( It could however have been much worse. Without going into detail my daughter was back up to her shanigans and it ended with another foot chase via police and a visit to the hospital. The only good news to ... Read more

  • on the road

    4/18/2015 11:01:49 AM, by IMREITE

    in a car for 3 hours. got up earlier then normal so i could do a 35 min workout before going.... Read more

  • Your most Important decision !

    4/18/2015 10:08:53 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    ‎Saturday, ‎April ‎18, ‎2015 Romans 10: 9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. 10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made ... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/18/15

    4/18/2015 8:24:46 AM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • Week 3 In Review

    4/17/2015 9:10:23 PM, by ULATKINS

    Whew....I've had a hectic week....My job caused a lot of stress. I didn't do as much exercise this week( My goal is 150 minutes a week. I walked 60 min today and will make up the difference tomorrow...lol). I am closer to my goal of losing 13 pounds by April 30. In fact, I have 2 lbs to go!( Ahead o... Read more

  • house hunting

    4/17/2015 9:01:08 PM, by IMREITE

    hoping the one house is still available becasue it is awesome... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/17/15 (excuse the bad language lol)

    4/17/2015 2:37:18 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • More of the Long Lost ~Indyisms

    4/17/2015 10:16:49 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    If you got a traffic ticket, would you break every traffic law the rest of the day? Then why would you toss the whole day over a slice of pizza? (spoken by me first at the 2009 Spark your Life convention) If you think to yourself "I might as well," change it to "I might as well not." H... Read more

  • ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE WITH GOD !

    4/17/2015 10:03:16 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    ‎Friday, ‎April ‎17, ‎2015 MARK CHAPTER 9 : 23 Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. so many times in my life I have cried out to our Father God ...When my daughter was dead ,, I cried out to Him and he gave her life ... When m... Read more

  • No pun intended--well maybe pun intended...

    4/17/2015 8:03:59 AM, by CTUPTON

    Which is your favorite? And do you have a favorite pun or play on words? Thanks for stopping by my blogs, chris Imagine living in China! China bans wordplay in attempt at pun control There really is an online articl... Read more

  • "Nicecream" with frozen cherries and frozen bananas

    4/17/2015 7:14:53 AM, by CTUPTON

    Recipe: Frozen bananas blended with frozen cherries, fresh strawberries, fresh raspberries, a tad of coconut water, and a dash of cinnamon! Nice cream for dayzzzz....Enjoy my friends! from the website Fully Raw... Read more

  • My thoughts --the moral bucket list

    4/17/2015 6:56:15 AM, by CTUPTON

    Mother Theresa and walking on water: As a teenager I had great aspirations. And I was said to always be "brooding." I was fairly unhappy and thought I should be saving the world. Dial ahead to now. I feel I am barely able to keep my own life together rather than out saving those starving peopl... Read more

  • The moral bucket list--this sure made me think!

    4/17/2015 6:23:39 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.nytimes.com/2015/04/12/opi
    nion/sunday/david-brooks-t
    he-moral-bucket-list.html?_r=0 In the realm of emotion, she is embedded in a web of unconditional loves. In the realm of action, she is committed to tasks that can’t be completed in a single lifetime. This is a philosophy... Read more

  • My Exercise/ Gym Journey

    4/16/2015 9:14:22 PM, by HEALTHYBYTES42

    My Exercise/Gym Routine Treadmill - 15 minutes Stationary Bike - 15 minutes Chest Press 2 Sets 15 Reps Fly 2 Sets 15 Reps Wide Grip Lat Pull Downs 2Sets 15 Reps Row 2 Sets 15 Reps Overhead Press 2 Sets 15 Reps Arm Curl 2 Sets 15 Reps Arm Extension 2 Sets 15... Read more

  • May 9 5k Coming Up

    4/16/2015 5:40:13 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    Soooo... I had some dates written down to prepare for my 5k coming up and have done nothing (yet). It will be torture if I don't do SOMETHING since even going up the stairs at work is uncomfortable. I think my body fat % must have jumped up again as suddenly every day tasks and standing have been ... Read more

  • Weigh In :)

    4/16/2015 11:57:34 AM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    345 :) I am so ready to get out of the 300's and I don't want anymore mental trip ups to get in my way. Sidenote, when I look down at my hands they look so small to me. It's weird but cool, my fingers are not puffy anymore. What is not cool is my ever shrinking chest. I'm gonna be left with not... Read more

  • I LONG FOR THAT DAY !

    4/16/2015 10:59:34 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    ‎Thursday, ‎16 ‎April, ‎2015 Romans 8: 1 ¶ There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. I love this all Scripture however this one is one of my favs ,,,,, I know when someone is condemning me for m... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/16/15

    4/16/2015 8:23:55 AM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • active

    4/16/2015 8:15:27 AM, by IMREITE

    i qualify as active! "Active is defined as taking part in planned, continuous exercise that is equivalent to walking 6-10 miles per day (a calorie expenditure of 600-1000 calories/day)." www.sparkpeople.com/resource/n
    utrition_articles.asp?id=631... Read more

  • bad news

    4/15/2015 10:37:10 PM, by IMREITE

    Someone put in an offer on the house we were looking at- Drat! then when dh got home he was doing some work on a linen closet he built and put a hole in the wrong place.... Read more

  • Weight loss goal

    4/15/2015 9:11:26 PM, by SHER47

    I have 21 off and if I lost 29 more pounds I would reach my first major goal. I would like to have that accomplished by the end of October.... Read more

  • Weigh in tomorrow, man im so close to losing 100 pounds

    4/15/2015 6:44:37 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    I'm trying not to think about too much but I am closing in on this 100 pound milestone and I am freaking excited. I wont hit it tomorrow but maybe next week which is super close to the goal I had set of losing it by my birthday (on sunday). I have no plans for my birthday I don't remember the last t... Read more

  • Herbs vs spices--who knew!

    4/15/2015 4:36:15 PM, by CTUPTON

    Only the green leafy parts of a plant are considered herbs. Flavourings from other parts are called spices. Thus, parsley, sage, rosemary, mint and thyme are all herbs. Seeds like nutmeg and peppercorns are spices, as are barks like cinnamon, buds like cloves, and flower parts like saffron. A few pl... Read more

  • GOD GRANT ME !

    4/15/2015 11:06:53 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    GOD GRANT ME THE SERENITY TO ACCEPT THE THINGS I CANNOT CHANGE THE COURAGE TO CHANGE THE THINGS I CAN ... AND THE WISDOM TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE ! 458... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/15/15

    4/15/2015 9:09:37 AM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • Never Give Up

    4/14/2015 10:14:09 PM, by PHATDIVABBW

    3 years Post OP on May 17, 2015. I keep reminding myself to never give up. The fight is not over. Although I feel myself backsliding I still am working on my ultimate goal.... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/14/15

    4/14/2015 1:02:12 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • A few of the Long Lost ~Indyisms

    4/14/2015 12:48:27 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Don't take water pills to lose weight because you can't pee out a pizza. Don't put your thoughts into what might have been. Put your energy into what is possible. Never treat your body like a garbage disposal for leftovers. Don't wait to be thin to act thin. Life is happening now, n... Read more

  • Since God is for us who can be against us ?

    4/14/2015 12:19:08 PM, by KALLIE1958AR

    I am reminded of this today ! ROMANS CHAPTER 8 : 31 ¶ What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us? 32 He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things? 33 Who shall lay any ... Read more

  • hurry and wait

    4/14/2015 8:34:33 AM, by IMREITE

    Working on some house projects that are several steps. some of them require a rush to get done and the to stop and wait for the plumber, then wait for the drywall guy. then wait for the plumber. but i am getting antsy for the project to be done. ... Read more

  • Finally Did It!!!!

    4/14/2015 2:36:47 AM, by BETHIEST

    I finally walked my first 5K on Saturday April 11th. My sister was nice enough to walk with me. I finished in 1 hr 6.5 min. I was the VERY last contestant to come in but I did finish. I am proud of myself but I am afraid I would have quit if my sister wasn't there. She kept reminding me of my goal, ... Read more

  • day off

    4/13/2015 9:24:36 PM, by IMREITE

    slept in , exercised did some cleaning, met hubby for lunch then did some more cleaning.... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/13/15

    4/13/2015 8:05:09 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

    Normally my daily motivation consist of some quirky saying that makes me want to get up and move. Sadly today I learned of another krabbe baby earning her angel wings this is the second in the last few weeks and its heartbreaking. I have mentioned two of the babies I follow on facebook in blogs befo... Read more

  • Cleaning out my basement for putting our condo on the market....

    4/13/2015 7:05:01 PM, by CTUPTON

    I had the truck pick up my donations!! 334 He took lots of stuff, including 2 dressers I had for my daughter when she was little. She is now almost 33 (May 29th!). I am sure I bought them at a flea market! 224 I painted one mint green and a pinkish color with a little yellow trim. the other I pai... Read more

  • If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.

    4/13/2015 2:34:42 PM, by TINKFAN2

    I am ready to turn the corner here. I think I am. Hm, maybe I should eat a cookie right now. Oh, that was good. I will have another one. That is it goes for me. I know what I want to achieve, I know how to get there. I somewhere along the road, lose my mojo, my momentum, my speed. I am... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 04/13/2015

    4/13/2015 12:39:46 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    2 Peter 2:9 New International Version If this is so, then the Lord knows how to rescue godly men from trials and to hold the unrighteous for the day of judgment, while continuing their punishment. King James Version The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to r... Read more

  • God made you !

    4/13/2015 10:57:05 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    When you look at you What do you see ? do you see the person who God made who Is one of a kind .. When he made you .. He was well pleased .. He said I love you ! Do you love yourself that is the question ?It has taken me so long to love me ... I am not this body I am me ! yes I have messed up o... Read more

  • Do you have a dishwasher you like?

    4/13/2015 10:42:13 AM, by CTUPTON

    Mine died in just a couple of years. I am selling the condo and I have to replace it. There is a store near me with used appliances that look new. I want to get one there. I don't' want to pay a thousand dollars! OMG! Please don't tell me your horror stories------- I need positive inf... Read more

  • Getting Back in the Game

    4/13/2015 6:39:09 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    It starts with baby steps, not with magic or a strike of motivation or stars aligning just right. You simply have to want it bad enough and make plans to get there. Surrounding myself with the positive influences here on Spark and not being a Lone Ranger is one way I really help myself. ... Read more

  • Maine coon cat is very long and big--but we got him as a tiny kitten!

    4/12/2015 7:53:44 PM, by CTUPTON

    Native to the state of Maine, these good-natured, intelligent cats can grow to be quite large. In fact the "Guiness Book of World Records" (2006) lists a male Maine Coon cat as the longest cat in the world. He measured 48 inches long (120 cm), including the length of his tail, and weighed a staggeri... Read more

  • successfull weekend

    4/12/2015 7:27:48 PM, by IMREITE

    finished a lot of stuff on my bathroom remodel. DH has been having some leg pain so we had to slow down and pace our selves more, but we still got almost everything done until the plumber comes back on friday. i am hopng their schedule frees up sooner so they can come out earlier.... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 04/12/2015

    4/12/2015 7:24:15 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    1 John 4:18 New International Version There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. King James Version There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. ... Read more

  • A beautiful weekend :)

    4/12/2015 6:37:29 PM, by KORIS_MAMA

    Well another weekend is coming to an end, back to the hustle and bustle that we call life tomorrow. This weekend has been one of the best in a long time, I think the fact that spring has finally sprung probably has a lot to do with my improved mood. I haven't blogged in a while because not much has ... Read more

  • All Days Will Not Be The Best

    4/12/2015 6:05:59 PM, by D3TERMINED

    I had a great day today. This weekend was The French Quarter Festival here in New Orleans. Its filled with music, food, friends, acts, drinks oh did I mention food? I really do love this place. I was born and raised in Los Angeles but I do call myself a New Orleanian because I've been here for ... Read more

  • From FROSTY99-- about PINEAPPLES! Eat more pineapples!

    4/12/2015 5:58:19 PM, by CTUPTON

    A Simple Pineapple The pineapple is a member of the bromeliad family. It is extremely rare that bromeliads produce edible fruit. The pineapple is the only available edible bromeliad today. It is a multiple fruit. One pineapple is actually made up of dozens of individual flowe... Read more

  • Why Man cannot form a humane society even after all these many years of wars and turmoil.

    4/12/2015 3:36:57 PM, by CTUPTON

    I have contemplated that question many times. I can't believe I did not come to a good answer. The book Utopia by Thomas More popped up on my computer. I read a bit about it and it got me thinking. Many societies have been engineered and fall apart. And obviously we are still producing wars at an... Read more

  • My Journey so far

    4/12/2015 12:14:04 PM, by CATHYHASSPARK

    I m doing well and feeling better than I have in a long time. Two months ago being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes was a huge wake up call for me. I am down 30 lbs, and my main exercise is walking and I am getting better at it, some days I have pain some days I do not. This is a whole new ch... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/12/15

    4/12/2015 8:56:30 AM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • Had a bad day, need to vent...

    4/12/2015 1:34:43 AM, by AUTUMNMDOVE

    I am not one to be negative. I try to support others and I try to pass positive things to others. But today was unfortunately one of those opposite days. I had to make a decision, it was hard but I felt it was the right thing for me to do. I am hoping that things will be better with this starti... Read more

  • Daily Motivation 4/11/15

    4/11/2015 11:58:59 AM, by KORIS_MAMA

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  • Demo day

    4/11/2015 1:19:36 AM, by IMREITE

    we are working on some demolition on our bathroom later today. i hope it all goes ok.... Read more

  • 10 Healthy restaurant--including IHOP!

    4/10/2015 5:28:07 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.
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    4/9/2015 9:35:59 PM, by IMREITE

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