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  • Words to Inspire #6

    5/29/2015 2:18:48 AM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 ""Consider the postage stamp, son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there." ~ "Josh Billings" - the pen name of 19th-century American humorist Henry Wheeler Shaw. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josh_Bil... Read more

  • Serenity Prayer

    5/29/2015 12:42:33 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " 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." - Reinhold Niebuhr... Read more

  • Serenity Prayer

    5/29/2015 12:42:31 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " 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." - Reinhold Niebuhr... Read more

  • a fabulous spring day

    5/28/2015 9:07:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    after a good night's sleep, i feel great today! i have a few errands to run, then i will be off to visit with my family. last night, work finished before 11 pm for me. so i was able to get a good night's sleep last night. my daughter has soccer practice tonight and i will be there. all of the birds ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/28/2015 12:51:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Create happiness for others." - Dale Carnegie... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/27/2015 12:56:41 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The depth of your understanding is a better indicator of intelligence than the speed of your learning." author Unknown... Read more

  • a very warm and sunny day

    5/26/2015 10:23:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a really warm and sunny day here today. i have already put in two extra hours at work this week. today, it will be an extra two hours as well. tomorrow, it will be much more, as i have to go to work for around 12:30 pm. normally, i do not have to start until either 4 or 5 pm. that comes with b... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/26/2015 12:16:38 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Change your thoughts and you change the world." - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Memorial Day 2015!

    5/25/2015 11:24:07 AM, by IMAVISION

    232 232 232 232 232 232 232 232 232 232 I sincerely hope that we all take time during the day, to reflect on the truth that we enjoy the freedoms we have in the USA, because of the Creator God's mercy and the personal sacrifices of many who served (& still serve) in the branches of the US m... Read more

  • enjoying a nice spring day

    5/25/2015 9:12:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am just getting my day started. i had a much needed,restful day yesterday. at work, there will be at least one person away this week. so i know it will be a busy week for me and for the rest of my department. next week, i have my annual physical checkup. then i will find out for sure how my health... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/25/2015 1:55:57 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." - Mother Teresa... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/24/2015 12:34:21 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Flowers are Nature's messengers - reminders of an unspeakable beauty." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Short Quiz #5 (for fun)!

    5/23/2015 8:52:30 PM, by IMAVISION

    38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 Well, 524 & 304 for checking this for fun quiz out. God bless you in all areas of life! 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 There are 102 of these in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. What is it? 1) Churches 2) Homes with children ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/23/2015 12:24:02 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Consistent happiness is found through living in a state of constant gratitude." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • getting ready to start my day

    5/22/2015 9:07:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off to a slow and steady start this morning. my daughter had a great time playing soccer last night and so did i. she really likes to play soccer and i enjoy watching her play. all of the birds say hi. friday is finally here. i had a really short work week this week. if i had my way,i'd work a f... Read more

  • Be Unstoppable.

    5/22/2015 12:35:07 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it." - Michael Jordan... Read more

  • a sunny,windy day

    5/21/2015 1:29:10 PM, by MOMMY445

    i ended up taking the day off work yesterday. i was just too wiped out and i knew i would not be able to focus that well. i will try tomorrow and take it from there. today,my daughter starts soccer. she is sooooooo excited and wants to go early after she has her supper. i am excited,too! i finally w... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/21/2015 11:24:29 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out." - Art Linkletter... Read more

  • a cool sunny day

    5/20/2015 10:34:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's a cool day here today. found out the other day at work that i need to take a different approach to how i am entering information. what i was doing is not working as well as i thought. so i am trying some suggestions from the boss to see if that helps. if they do not help and after my eye checku... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/20/2015 12:19:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Choose your goal and keep your eye on it. Never give up. Perhaps you will need to change your plan and approach your goal from a different direction, but don't quit. Keep thinking. Keep re-planning. Keep going." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • 15 pounds- Why can't I focus and get rid of you!

    5/19/2015 11:30:04 PM, by MRS_ROSS

    HEY! It has been way too long since I have blogged. Having a TWO year old around makes it difficult. Ken and I are getting ready to sell our house and buy a new one. My brother is getting married to two months. Oh and I need to lose 15 pounds before the wedding. I bought my dress a bit too small hop... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    5/19/2015 10:37:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great time in niagara falls the other day. i may go there again next weekend. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. i will be heading to work later this afternoon. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/19/2015 1:16:47 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Create happiness for others." - Dale Carnegie... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/18/2015 2:50:27 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." - Mother Teresa... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/17/2015 8:15:53 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails." - Thomas S. Monson... Read more

  • Words to Inspire #5

    5/17/2015 8:01:41 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 “You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance. ~ Lee Iacocca 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184... Read more

  • it's sunday

    5/17/2015 12:13:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off shortly to niagara falls, on the canadian side. with my family and friends. all the birds say hi and so does my daughter. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/16/2015 1:41:01 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    Love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us. Love is not a mere sentiment. Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation." - Rabindranath Tagore... Read more

  • it's friday

    5/15/2015 8:51:32 AM, by MOMMY445

    a cloudy and not extra warm day here today. i am still taking it easy on the days when i have to work,more than i was doing. i am trying a few suggestions from my good friend and family to see if i can get back the energy,focus i need to do well in every area of my life. sometimes it feels like ther... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/15/2015 12:44:30 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Bringing a childlike wonder and a beginner's mind to life maximizes both success and joy." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • a bright sunny day

    5/14/2015 9:49:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much needed day off for me today. i am just getting my day going. my daughter is really looking forward to going to soccer next week. what she does not know is that mommy will be at the game next week. the first night is practice. the second one, on the thursday night, is the actual game. this tim... Read more

  • Words to Inspire #4

    5/14/2015 1:53:21 AM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 "Never think that God's delays are God's denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius." ~ Georges-Louis Leclerc (later Comte de Buffon) 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/14/2015 12:26:54 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Adopt the pace of nature ; her secret is patience." - Ralph Waldo Emerson... Read more

  • back in stride again

    5/13/2015 11:20:22 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    I AM BACK 523 !! I completed my circuit training, did 3 loads of laundry, packed my bags to come home, and prepared a scrumptious, healthy, salad for lunch and dinner!! Boy do I feel good about myself. Even the fact that I had to change twice and still wasn't satisfied didn't steal my joy. After th... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    5/13/2015 10:32:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    another busy day coming up at work for me today. i am going in even earlier than i did yesterday. i will really enjoy my off day tomorrow. i am definitely going to need it. all the birds say hi. my daughter sends hugs. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/13/2015 12:53:33 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Nothing is more valuable than your self respect. When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything. Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset, do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • having the flu part two

    5/12/2015 9:43:21 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Still feeling like crap 527 . A total of 5 plank pushups was all I could manage. As I'm sitting here feeling disoriented, I feel like I could pull of a round of circuit training, but my head is telling me otherwise. The night is still young though!! I am eager to get home, I am in Buffalo assisting... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    5/12/2015 10:24:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    at work, there were two less people available in our department yesterday. ended up working until 1am last night. feeling tired this morning, so i will take it easy until i head to work later. i may treat myself to something before i head to work today. my daughter enjoys going to school. she starts... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/12/2015 12:18:14 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak." - Epictetus... Read more

  • suffering from the flu....not much to do

    5/11/2015 9:05:27 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Woke up this morning to a stuffed nose, aching body, and the malaise that accompanies the flu. BUT I DIDN'T SNACK DURING THE NIGHT HAHA!!!! I've been in bed all day. There was no way I could do my circuit training. Aside from the fact that I feel like I was thrown down a flight of stairs, I've been ... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/11/2015 11:13:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great weekend and a great mother's day yesterday! my daughter made me a beautiful card and bracelet. i am wearing the bracelet now and i will wear it to work later. my french online course starts tomorrow and i am ready to start it. i am still working on my other two online college courses. ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/11/2015 3:20:53 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    "Seek first to understand, then to be understood." - Stephen Covey... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/10/2015 11:20:24 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Not what we have, but what we enjoy, Constitutes our abundance." - Epicurus... Read more

  • happy mommies day!!

    5/10/2015 9:10:06 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Today turned out to be a pretty good day. I allowed myself a few treats since it was a special day, and I totally enjoyed them. Funny thing is, I don't feel guilty, more like they were good, but oranges would have been better. Maybe I'm weaning myself away from junk food without realizing it. I thou... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/9/2015 11:53:59 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " In the eternity of all Creation, I am the only ME that ever will be." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • surviving the grocery temptation

    5/9/2015 11:35:32 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Well I did it!! I resisted the temptation of my evil nemesis KETTLE CORN!! I also fought off keebler Sandies and Baby Ruth's. I can remember the stand off betwixt the treacherous trio and myself in the wee hours of the early morn. I faced them, gauged their worth, decided they had none, returned to ... Read more

  • Short Quiz #4 (for fun)!

    5/9/2015 8:41:57 PM, by IMAVISION

    38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 213 So pleased you have taken time to stop by! Enjoy this fourth short quiz. This truly is the fourth one. I accidentally deleted the second one! 198 Proving once again just how gifted this gal can be! 20 144 To all the Mom’s reading this:... Read more

  • Day 3, look at me!

    5/8/2015 11:33:10 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    NO JUNK FOOD DURING THE NIGHT!! Boy is that a big deal for me! The real test comes tonight seeing as how my daughter went to the grocery store. She brought me various and assorted breakfast bars, which could prove tempting. Then there is the matter of my dreaded but delicious KETTLE CORN!!!! Well, ... Read more

  • A warm sunny spring day

    5/8/2015 9:01:38 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is feeling much better today and went to school. i found a few more places to live that are within my budget. my good friend is helping me to find somewhere that is affordable and not too far from work for me. a place where the bus service goes late if i need to use it. he is also lookin... Read more

  • watch out for the wafers!!

    5/7/2015 8:56:07 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Well it's day two and so far so good. Except for the small matter of 16 vanilla wafers during the night. I made up for it though. Sixteen extra squats, Russian twists, six inches off the floor scissor kicks and flutters, reverse plank sit ups, and an extra 1 minute plank. This in addition to 5 reps ... Read more

  • Words to Inspire #3

    5/7/2015 8:00:31 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 “Don't give up because things are hard, but work harder, when you think of giving up.” ~ Anthony Liccione 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184... Read more

  • it's thursday

    5/7/2015 10:13:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is a bit under the weather today and is home from school. i was not feeling well myself the other day. perhaps there is something going around. i am heading out the door shortly to spend some extra time with her and to get something for my mom for mother's day. all the birds say hi. anot... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/7/2015 1:41:49 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is too short to worry about stupid things. Have fun. Fall in love. Regret nothing and don't let people bring you down." - Unknown Author... Read more

  • Finnegan begin again

    5/6/2015 10:56:02 AM, by JENNGLENN527

    Well here I am back in the blogosphere after a long absence. I've been doing well, as I've been taking fitness classes and working with a personal trainer. At the same time I've been traveling back and forth to Buffalo to take care of my grandchildren while my daughter completes her degree work. She... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    5/6/2015 9:39:03 AM, by MOMMY445

    at work this week, our department is short handed. yesterday, it was short two people, which resulted in everyone having to work past midnight last night. today, it will be short one person, who is off due to illness. it looks like a very busy week at work this week. i put in a bit of extra time yes... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/6/2015 2:17:50 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become YOUR WORDS. Keep your words positive because your words become YOUR BEHAVIOUR. Keep your behaviour positive because your behaviour becomes YOUR HABITS. Keep your habits positive because your h... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/6/2015 2:17:47 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become YOUR WORDS. Keep your words positive because your words become YOUR BEHAVIOUR. Keep your behaviour positive because your behaviour becomes YOUR HABITS. Keep your habits positive because your h... Read more

  • Outing

    5/5/2015 11:13:11 PM, by AARPNANA

    My first outing in the first week after starting Sparkpeople. Where did I go? The grocery store. I had a list in hand and only bought mostly what was on the list. I found toms and strawberries on sale so I threw those in the shopping basket as well. I did find a cottage cheese that was low in chole... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    5/5/2015 1:11:21 PM, by MOMMY445

    another mild day here today. my daughter is enjoying the weather these days and so am i. getting ready to leave for work shortly. all the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Another Short Quiz (for fun)!

    5/5/2015 1:07:09 PM, by IMAVISION

    38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 304 for stopping by to take this "for fun" quiz! 381 as we remember the words of Charles H. Spurgeon: "By perseverance the snail reached the ark." God bless you this day & each day to come! 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 Ac... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/4/2015 8:58:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun! with incredible weather here,too! i treated my good friend to dinner the other day. he has been such a huge help and is a huge supporter of what i do and of who i am. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i will get outdoors in a while and get some necessities.... Read more

  • Words to Inspire #2

    5/3/2015 6:32:26 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 "Throw back the shoulders, let the heart sing, let the eyes flash, let the mind be lifted up, look upward and say to yourself...Nothing is impossible!" ~ Norman Vincent Peale 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184... Read more

  • Day 3

    5/3/2015 4:07:16 PM, by AARPNANA

    OOOOMMMMGGGGG...I made it to day 3!! Really I could not have done it without all these wonderful encouraging comments from fellow friends on Sparkpeople. IT really was an emotional moment for me when I read all the welcomes and friendly smiles, I did in fact cry when I read them. I have learned a... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/3/2015 12:23:24 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Accept what is, let go of what was and have faith in what could be." - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/2/2015 12:17:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today be thankful and remember how rich you are. Your family is priceless, your time is gold, and your health is wealth." - Unknown Author... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    5/1/2015 11:50:43 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " When life gives you crumbs... feed the Birds." - Unknown Author... Read more

  • Premiere of "Words to Inspire"!

    5/1/2015 9:15:22 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 “Although time seems to fly, it never travels faster than one day at a time. Each day is a new opportunity to live your life to the fullest. In each waking day, you will find scores of blessings & opportunities for positive change. Do not let yo... Read more

  • it's friday

    5/1/2015 9:18:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! the weather is going to be warm and mostly sunny here this weekend. so i will definitely get out and enjoy it and i know my daughter will be doing so,too. she got an a and another a on two different quizzes at school the other day. she had to show me and anyone that woul... Read more

  • I am old, Day 1

    5/1/2015 7:57:17 AM, by AARPNANA

    I am old, tired and from what my Dr says fat. So fat, my heart is working to much and my Cholesterol and Triglycerides are way out of whack. I started gaining around the age of 48 and haven't stopped. Menopause hit me hard and fast. As the weight stuck on, the back injury I got in child hood started... Read more

  • plenty of sunshine

    4/30/2015 8:58:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny spring day here today! woo hoo! a day for me to get outdoors and have fun! get to spend some time with my family today,including my beautiful daughter. i do have a few errands to run this afternoon and that is it. i will make the most out of the great weather here and have a terrif... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/30/2015 12:27:55 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has." - Epictetus... Read more