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  • Like the Phoenix, I will ALWAYS rise... with a 'little' help from my friends!

    8/29/2014 4:41:38 PM, by _RAMONA

    Broadway Allison Krause & Union Station http://www.youtube.com/w
    atch?v=fu8ybWvuwYE (hit play and listen as you scroll...) Yesterday (got worse before it got better): Ghost In This House Allison Krause & Union Station http://www.... Read more

  • it's friday!

    8/29/2014 11:25:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter is getting some clothes for school today. my good friend wants to get her some clothes for school,too. so i said okay. i know that my daughter does not refuse clothes, no matter where they came from or who got them for her. she is a budding fashionista these ... Read more

  • PLEEEZE!

    8/29/2014 7:30:21 AM, by MIRAGE727

    I'm tired of reading, "I'm taking the weekend off!" "I'm going to take a break!" I wouldn't say it if I didn't care! Stay Focused! You want to realize your goals! ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/29/2014 1:36:36 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " It's never too late - never too late to start over, never too late to be happy." - Jane Fonda... Read more

  • TGIF

    8/29/2014 12:53:43 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    insurance refused to paay for surgery so who knowa when it will happen enjoy your day sending peayers light love joy and happinesss hugs... Read more

  • Thursday

    8/28/2014 9:54:43 PM, by FUNZ81

    What can I say about today? It was HOT and MUGGY! I don't deal well with the heat. DH decided to help me finish the walk today. That was great, but he likes me to stand around (in the sun)(in the heat of the day) and watch him. Too hot for outside exercise for me, ... Read more

  • Why can't JOY be 'character building'?

    8/28/2014 5:21:54 PM, by _RAMONA

    http://www.youtube.com/w
    atch?v=2qJuVQ5Qb_E Love Reclaims the Atmosphere by Burlap to Cashmere ...a balm to my spirit... a place to begin anew... "Refuse to fall down. If you cannot refuse to fall do... Read more

  • If I fits, I sits, and I sits even if I don't fits.....

    8/28/2014 4:30:07 PM, by LITTLEWIND53

    The determination of cats and dogs to sit in places too small for them is just amazing.... This video is so funny. Take a look..... www.ba-bamail.com/Conten
    t.aspx?emailid=11840&membe
    rid=871665#.U_-MZjJdW2E ... Read more

  • go to advanced pain management on the 19th of Sept.

    8/28/2014 4:19:00 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    On the 19th of Sept. I see a pain specialist for my foot at 3:00 I have to be there. This will end my 6 month battle with plantar fasciitis. I will finally have relieft after waiting for something to be done.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/28/2014 12:46:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day of errands and relaxation. my daughter is pretty much all set for school now. all of the birds say hi. i will be meeting up with my good friend later on today. have a terrific day,everyone and a fabulous weekend!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/28/2014 1:50:33 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things, of Peace and Hope and Pride. I Dance My Dance with Life Today, I'm Filled with Love Inside." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Hump Day

    8/28/2014 12:36:17 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad it is over be blessed sending blessing light joy love and happiness sending prayers and blessings... Read more

  • Hump Day

    8/28/2014 12:36:15 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad it is over be blessed sending blessing light joy love and happiness sending prayers and blessings... Read more

  • A Satisfying Day

    8/27/2014 11:54:56 PM, by FUNZ81

    Today was one of those days when everything just seemed to fall in place. Since I broke my tooth I'm careful what I put in my mouth, opting for non-stress-for-teeth fare. I dug around in the cupboard and found a canister of Slim Fast mix. Hmm, just the thing. That and a piece of fruit wa... Read more

  • Crazy days

    8/27/2014 1:26:28 PM, by BOVEY63

    It has been quite a while since I blogged or been able to correspond much with my Spark Family. Summer is the busiest time at work, and there has been a lot going on in my personal life too. This afternoon we are holding an open house in our horticulture department. There will be wagon tours, b... Read more

  • What I've been up to Part One.

    8/27/2014 12:52:44 PM, by KO1215

    So it all started in March. I had a plan. I was working the plan. I have been really bored at work but grateful for the job. My plan was to lose the weight I needed to....get surgery....lose weight......change jobs. Good plan. ... Read more

  • a nice day

    8/27/2014 11:58:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to enjoy and to take it easy. it is not as hot here today,which is a relief. went for a really long walk yesterday and i felt good afterwards. all birds are okay and say hello,hello. my daughter will be getting some more clothes today for school. i will see what i can do. i know what she likes... Read more

  • card challenge - week 3

    8/27/2014 10:33:29 AM, by SPARKINON

    card picked for week 3's card challenge is: "Knock something off "the do list/to do list/always wanted to do list". Doesn't matter the list name! JUST DO IT!"... Read more

  • "Deck of Cards" (sometimes a.k.a. "A Soldier's Bible")

    8/27/2014 10:19:25 AM, by SPARKINON

    looked this up on the 'net after a friend had asked me if i'd heard of the song (after telling her about the 'card challenge' last week). this 'deck of cards' story has been floating around for a long time! from the diff internet articles i read, it seems the first known recorded english versi... Read more

  • Feet Are Not Failing Me Now....

    8/27/2014 8:32:02 AM, by SHIMMYHIP

    Feet have been much better. About 5-10 min. into my walk they cramp, then I stretch them, and they are fine. Still little twinges her and there but much better. Now concentrating on getting my time faster to increase the distance walked. I am at 3.3 min in an hour. It's a process, just glad I am a... Read more

  • Day 19 of yoga challenge

    8/27/2014 2:49:13 AM, by RASLALIQUE

    I had a really great session today. I am learning a lot about yoga and myself in the process. Today I found an awesome youtube video on how to do Savasana if you have a big butt. Even when I was 115 lbs I had a big butt. I weigh much more than that now so I need this video in my life! If anyone... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/27/2014 12:38:47 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Pay attention. Cultivate awareness. Life cannot be lived fully or joyfully if our thoughts are focused on regretting the past, preoccupied with anticipating the future, or lost in the mind-fog of conscious habitual behaviour." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.c... Read more

  • I Love My Dentist

    8/27/2014 12:19:29 AM, by FUNZ81

    I have been to several dentists in my 71 years. Some good, some questionable, some very good. I've been going to my present dentist for the last 4 or 5 years. The fun thing about living in a small town for years is you find yourself in the hands of health officials that you watched grow... Read more

  • So day crazy

    8/27/2014 12:11:49 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    So sad I was supposed to have surgery for tomorroe norning but It wasd cancelled cos my ins saud i am not dying or in a deathey energency it took a year to get an appointment and the ins blerw me off the day before how re\ude I will fight this but all the brain trauma in eatong me up but then on the... Read more

  • Finally relief!

    8/26/2014 7:43:58 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    I seen the podiatrist and he listened and referred me to a pain management place in Green Bay for a partial release of the plantar fascia ligament. He explained why a full release won't work and made me feel like someone he genuinely cared for. What a difference between Scharer and DeNamur.... Read more

  • a lovely day

    8/26/2014 3:31:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very hot and humid day here today. even my daughter, who loves to be outdoors, is taking it easy today. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. it looks like i will finally get the reference i need to get into the women's program i want. i am definitely in school from september of this year un... Read more

  • All in God's Plan

    8/26/2014 10:51:19 AM, by KOPSBABY

    It's strange how things work out. Take how my DH and I met. I had moved to PA from Florida in Sept. of 1988. I February of 1989, I, my ex-husband, and his wife, went to a square dance where I met my future husband. Even stranger cause he wasn't even supposed to be there. He was supposed to be in Lou... Read more

  • Found my Wedding Ring ...

    8/26/2014 10:36:16 AM, by BBLUNDON

    And that's a happy thought .. Over 5 years ago I took off 70 pounds. My wedding and engagement ring were VERY loose. I was thinking about having them resized but was leery as I wasn't convinced the weight would stay off. One day while using a wet razor in the bathroom my rings fell off. ... Read more

  • Courage to Tri Report AND Reality Check!

    8/26/2014 9:44:41 AM, by MIRAGE727

    When I crossed the Finish Line, I realized how fitting this Triathlon name truly was! Once again, DSSECRETS created a fantastic photographic story of this race and I am so thankful for her effort! We arrived around 5:30am with more than enough time for me to get situated & rel... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/26/2014 12:50:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." - Michael Althsuler Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople... Read more

  • A New Road

    8/25/2014 11:54:05 PM, by FUNZ81

    After reading an article posted on SP about how our journey of loosing weight is more like a maze than a straight road, I began thinking about my own journey. I have been unhappy that my efforts always seem to come to the same stopping place. I get to a certain point, and then I am blocked from goin... Read more

  • a beautiful,sunny day

    8/25/2014 11:32:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    i feel that my job interview went really well. in the meantime, i will work on other things while i wait. today, my daughter has one of her friends over that she met at day camp. they will spend the afternoon together. i am glad to see that she is making friends pretty much wherever she goes. i went... Read more

  • Tips To Dropping Weight (over 200 pounds worth!)

    8/25/2014 7:43:10 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I used SparkPeople and ate MORE naturally, in other words, less processed foods. I started by eliminating growth hormones, which can make cows fat (and thus the people who eat and drink from the cows fat) from meat and milk and buyi... Read more

  • The Hill I Will Die On...

    8/25/2014 2:07:36 AM, by _RAMONA

    http://www.youtube.com/w
    atch?v=uaWA2GbcnJU ...looks like this. At least I try very hard to make it so. I'd like to say that I am as consistently generous, loving, compassionate and MINDFUL of the invitation to be part of something greater... as is the young man i... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/25/2014 12:39:32 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Give yourself the gift of forgiving others, not because THEY deserve it, but because YOU deserve the serenity and joy that come from releasing resentment and anger. Unconditional forgiveness is the path to your inner peace." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Big fitness goal

    8/24/2014 11:02:43 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    Looking at doing a 20.5 mile trail run in November. Maximum pace is 18 min/mile and it has some hard elevations.... Read more

  • Video To Chris Downie From the Spark Rally

    8/24/2014 4:02:54 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Video to Chris Downie from the Spark Rally Join the Spark Rally Team! www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
    ark/groups_individual.asp?
    gid=59291 ... Read more

  • Gods day

    8/24/2014 12:39:34 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be very blessed and sending many prayers to all enjoy life hugz... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/24/2014 12:35:34 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you're still looking for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror." - Roman Price... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/23/2014 10:48:05 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar." - Theodor Adorno... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/23/2014 12:34:18 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    going to the salon to do my hair enjoy your day be blessed sending prayers light love joy and happiness hugz... Read more

  • Redecorating

    8/22/2014 5:30:08 PM, by _RAMONA

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=
    O5GFiDdGGGM Anybody surprised I'm still here? As you can see I'm still streaking... yeah, I'm a little surprised, too, LOL! From what I can tell about the sobering few who make it to the end of week 4, week five is when the wheels... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/22/2014 1:34:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am having a good day so far! woo hoo! my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it's friday! the weekend is here! yay! i am looking forward to meeting up with one of my friends this afternoon. then i meet up with my good friend later on, for supper and a visit. have a wonderful day,ev... Read more

  • ILLINOIS State Fair

    8/22/2014 12:28:05 PM, by GARDENCHRIS

    I go down to the Fair during GOP DAY. Always get to meet the candidates and I am pretty active in politics. Don't want to get into political discussions, just the back ground on why I go to the Fair. So, there is always interesting things to see and eat at the fair. I always give myself "permis... Read more

  • card challenge - week 2 "Experience (D0) Something New"...

    8/22/2014 11:26:27 AM, by SPARKINON

    well, if i didn't think i was 'stuck' in a winter-mode type rut before taking on this week's card challenge, i do now! went about yesterday thinking about what new experiences i would like, or would encounter by chance...am more of a creature of habit than i realised! so, it did inspire a new card c... Read more

  • Have a Great Weekend!!

    8/22/2014 10:15:27 AM, by RUFFIT

    I love ice-skating. Here is an amazing commercial somebody just shared with me. Check it out!! Nothing more romantic than a good ice-skating routine with cars on ice?? Now I made you curious. Check it out!! We are having a little get together for the end of Summer celebration. Time to cel... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/22/2014 12:55:00 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    YOU make a difference to the world. Act on your dreams today." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Going for a 2nd opinion on Tue. Morning

    8/21/2014 10:36:14 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    After bugging DeNamur twice. His nurse called me back and told me He will not do surgery on me since he feels uncomfortable doing it to begin with. So I am going to another podiatrist in the same network for surgery on Next Tue. morning. My foot is not getting any better and I need to do something ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    8/21/2014 3:24:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    i just found out a while ago that i got into the online upgrading course i wanted! yes! i will have to take math separately, at a different place. the coordinator for the program will send me the links for that one this week. then i can go ahead and plan to be in college for september 2015, full tim... Read more

  • A Day at the Beach...

    8/21/2014 8:47:39 AM, by BABY_GIRL69

    Good Thursday Sparkfam! Waking up early since my grand babies spent the night over. We are having a ball just spending time together. We went to the beach yesterday & I am not one who takes the bus with 2 little ones. My oldest grandson found a friend as he always does to play tag & splash with. My ... Read more

  • card challenge - week 1 "Win Something"...

    8/21/2014 7:15:37 AM, by SPARKINON

    although the 'card challenge' deck hasn't been completed yet (now at 37 cards written out), last week had trialled it by picking a random card, and "Win Something! (competition, personal best, tattslotto ticket! bingo, footy tipping, etc)", came up. felt like a winner entering comps "got to be ... Read more

  • Day 13 of yoga challenge

    8/21/2014 4:12:29 AM, by RASLALIQUE

    I didn't feel like doing any yoga today. I procrastinated most of the day but then I thought of breaking my streak and how much I'd hate myself and feel like a loser all because I didn't "feel like it". I then got up off my bum and had one of my best sessions ever. Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/21/2014 2:24:15 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved." - Maurice Chevalier... Read more

  • Finally I'm not whining.

    8/20/2014 7:58:37 PM, by JP5214

    I seem to be in much better spirits -- I just rescued a dog and now I have company on my walks, WooHoo. I've been sticking to the program and I'm proud of that but now that I have Bagel (the Beagle) to walk with me, I'm really encouraged. As he gets older, I'm going to have step it up and move fr... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/20/2014 3:18:58 PM, by MOMMY445

    another nice summer day. my daughter's last day at day camp is tomorrow, it is a full day at the camp for her. she gets to see the movie frozen.all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! it was calling for rain for most of the day here. so far, it only rained once in the morning. there is ... Read more

  • Ok, Enough With the Feet Already

    8/20/2014 10:30:01 AM, by SHIMMYHIP

    Did my foot stretches before, during, and after my walk. Had some pain. Not as much. Was able to pick up my pace towards the end of my walk. Feeling pretty good! Glad to be able to continue with my routine!!!! So proud of myself for not giving up! Yea Me!!!!!! Blessings to ALL... Read more

  • stuff

    8/20/2014 6:33:52 AM, by LADYJ6942

    So I need to get some things off my chest, out of my head and begin the process of healing and forgiving myself. A lot of things have happened in the last ten months. Some good, some bad, some within my control and some not. Despite all these things, the negative thoughts in my head, poor food cho... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/20/2014 2:07:17 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today is your day to smile broadly, sing loudly, paint your rooms in bold colors, search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny, have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner, wear a purple coat with a red hat, and dance lightly with life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, w... Read more

  • Have you met the family of Vincent Van Gogh?

    8/19/2014 11:00:45 PM, by LITTLEWIND53

    This is so funny, I am still laughing.... www.ba-bamail.com/Conten
    t.aspx?emailid=11715&membe
    rid=871665#.U_QOaPldW2E Sorry, no disrespect intended to the Van Gogh family or anyone else....... Read more

  • OFFICIAL Exercise Challenge OFFICIALLY Completed... now LIFESTYLE Continues!

    8/19/2014 6:26:11 PM, by _RAMONA

    As she indicated, my Divine Miss O started her streak PROMPTLY on Monday! Today... Read more

  • My Fitness Plan or My Car? Hey! They are The Same!

    8/19/2014 2:43:20 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Remember to think in FORWARD thoughts and never in reverse. Imagine yourself in a car and just never hit park or reverse... always move forward. Even when you are eating something off track, just take the wheel and turn it back in the right direction. Don't stop! If you blow a tire, don't run a... Read more

  • Not Giving In

    8/19/2014 1:32:13 PM, by SHIMMYHIP

    My patients keep telling me that getting older aint for sissies. I am starting to believe them, but I refuse to give in. This foot pain is very new to me. I have been heavy since puberty but that never limited my activity. Got new wonderful shoes. Got my new mindset. Getting up at 5am W... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    8/19/2014 1:02:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    i do have some errands to run today. it is a really nice,sunny day here. my daughter and i will be doing some back to school shopping tomorrow. i picked up some supplies that i will need for school. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. i am still working on being able to go to schoo... Read more

  • Embarrassed

    8/19/2014 12:43:36 PM, by KOPSBABY

    Last night I went to Pilates. I had eaten a salad with roasted chicken on it before class and the instructor was showing me some of the basics. Eating chicken was my first mistake. I usually get gas after eating chicken. I did a sit up and promptly blew out gas. I excused myself and said I was sorry... Read more

  • Finding Light in the Darkness

    8/19/2014 11:02:26 AM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    Nothing makes you appreciate the little things in life more than suddenly being without them. I'm determined that this is NOT going to be a whiny blog. Instead, my mood is beginning to improve a little now that I'm three weeks post-op. I'm still stuck at home with my wheelchair, but I go back to ... Read more

  • Enjoying Sparking!

    8/19/2014 7:17:07 AM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi all! I just love this Sparkpeople....it helps to keep me connected to friends and helps keep me focused on some goals. ... Read more

  • Tues

    8/19/2014 1:28:27 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed hugzz... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/19/2014 12:35:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Your world expands with the generosity, compassion, inventiveness, and service that you contribute. The more love that is given, the more love returns. The more a helping hand is given, the more hands are strengthened and empowered to help. We can help each other to all be winners." ... Read more

  • No white knuckling it here.

    8/18/2014 9:18:13 PM, by _RAMONA

    I wrote the following January 27, 2010, You can read the rest here: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
    ge_public_journal_individu
    al.asp?blog_id=2805881Read more

  • still waiting for DeNamur to call back

    8/18/2014 7:08:59 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    I am still praying and waiting to hear from Dr. DeNamur. I know some of you are concerned about surgery for me. I have tried everything from physical therapy to wearing a surgical boot and my foot has not improved. I can not stay like this forever. I have dealt with my latest bout of pain from plant... Read more

  • Oh HOW I wish I lived in Missouri!!!

    8/18/2014 6:33:44 PM, by _RAMONA

    I would register in a heartbeat! womensfitnesssummit.com/ Friday, September 26 Sunday, September, 28 Friday Night Social Saturday, 9 a.m. 5 p.m. group dinner that evening Sunday, 9 a.m. Noo... Read more

  • I am here.

    8/18/2014 5:35:14 PM, by KO1215

    It's been so long since I've been here. So much has happened. It will take a while to catch up with everyone! I'm excited to talk to everyone and to share what's been going on with me lately. The weight is coming off slowly but surely. It's all about making lifestyle changes. I will probab... Read more

  • Happy Monday!!

    8/18/2014 3:48:02 PM, by RUFFIT

    Just wanted to share that our favorite local restaurant on the lake is being sold this week. We have been going there since hubby and I met. Many good memories there. During the Winter months we would snowmobile or ice-fish on the lake. When we got cold or wanted to eat we would climb up the lad... Read more

  • Seeking Peace

    8/18/2014 2:40:49 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Something that has been missing from my life these past few months, if not years, is peace. In fact, in recent weeks, the stress and anxiety have become so debilitating that I'm actually on an extended leave of absence from work. It scares me that I don't know what is going on or how I'm going to ma... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/18/2014 11:46:42 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have made some inquiries on help i need to complete one section of an application package i need to finish filling out to be accepted into a women's program that specifically helps single moms to get back on their feet. my daughter says hi and sends hugs! all of the birds are doing well and say ch... Read more

  • This Weekend!!

    8/18/2014 10:48:43 AM, by HEATHERS323

    Ok, so weekend did not go so well. I did my best to control what I was eating and drinking. Hard getting back on track but I'm proud of how I did. I didn't eat the best foods but I tried to not stuff myself. I actually got hungry and that is what I'm looking for. This week will be better.... Read more

  • stuck at 34, oh no!

    8/18/2014 8:40:15 AM, by SPARKINON

    (copying some text from the previous blog here)...have got an old deck of 52 cards, have covered them with a white sticker to write a weekly challenge on each. (the deck gets shuffled for a random weekly challenge). have written out 34 card challenges s'far...any suggestions for any more? thankyou f... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/18/2014 12:41:04 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is not a brief candle. It is a splendid torch that must be made to burn as brightly as possible before it is handed on to the next generation." - George Bernard Shaw... Read more

  • New week

    8/18/2014 12:08:02 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    It can only get better sending light lover prayers joy and happiness with prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • Giving Birth...

    8/17/2014 8:00:48 PM, by _RAMONA

    ... to the rest of my life! Right now I feel a lot like I did those last couple of weeks before the Divine Miss O was born. I just wanted her to get here so we could simply get ON with loving and raising her. The tension about drove me crazy. Having to trust the process drove me to ... Read more

  • Now 25 pounds down

    8/17/2014 6:36:37 PM, by POSEY440

    I cant believe got to this goal. so now it is\ gone ... Read more

  • # 2 on Spark leader boards Sarcastic Unlimited!

    8/17/2014 2:13:45 PM, by GARDENCHRIS

    I was doing some figuring this morning. About being 2nd place on the category leader board for Humor So the first place team has 2709 members, our team has 1185. They have racked up 131,913 points this month so far, at an average 49 points per member. Our team has racked up 82,25... Read more

  • Upate to Shoe Situation

    8/17/2014 10:58:37 AM, by SHIMMYHIP

    Went for my walk this morning with my new shoes. I tried out the Adidas Boost. Fabulous!!!!!!!!!! Did have some foot discomfort starting out and towards the end , but overall much improved. I ended up walking 4 miles today!!! in 71 minutes. Feel Great!!!!!!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/17/2014 1:15:52 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." - Henry David Thoreau... Read more

  • Summer 5% Challenge - Week 8 of 8 - It's never over

    8/17/2014 12:08:21 AM, by GOODGETNBETR

    Slender, slim, thin, lean, sexy...what have you, never ends. I'm slowly coming to understand that it's a state of mind. A state achieved the more mindful we are. Kind of like A New York State of Mind (Love that song) but with more benefits. In summary, didn't hit my goal of 187 but for the 2nd c... Read more

  • Gods day

    8/17/2014 12:03:42 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Let us celebrate him and enjoy life be blessed sending prayers and light hugz... Read more

  • Got Shoes????

    8/16/2014 9:21:30 PM, by SHIMMYHIP

    Today went to the Runner's Store to be fitted for shoes. The sales clerk was soooooo helpful. It makes such a big difference getting fitted instead of just buying sneaks at the mall. I ended up getting 2 pairs. Adidas Supernova Glide and Saucony Progrid. They feel great. Very cushiony. I hope... Read more

  • what a rainy day

    8/16/2014 2:56:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is really raining here. my daughter's soccer tournament went really well. now we are at the library relaxing. it was so worth it to get up extra early to come to see my daughter play soccer. i would do that again anytime, no matter what sport she wants to play in the future. her arm is all better... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/16/2014 1:02:25 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Trying to get it together clean up and clear out my house enjoy your day be blessed sending prayers hugz and blessings... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/16/2014 12:46:46 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe,pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy, however stale these experiences may have become to others." - Abraham Maslow ... Read more

  • Two Dozen Streakin' Days!

    8/16/2014 12:43:24 AM, by _RAMONA

    Before I begin today's accounting, a public service announcement: (it's okay... I'm Catholic... the Pope, Jedi Master... it's all the same) Spark Tec has just brought it to my attention that I am an IDIOT. ... no, th... Read more

  • Update on me

    8/15/2014 11:26:49 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    After a month and a half of water therapy and a month with the boot and insert in shoe. There was no improvement in my foot. I am waiting on a call from the podiatrist to see whether he will do surgery or not on me. I am praying for God to work on him while I wait for the answer. I can't keep living... Read more

  • My workout today

    8/15/2014 4:38:26 PM, by KIMCOLLINGS

    I was really excited about my deadlift and thought I'd post my workout today. The 180 lbs worked! I didn't think it was going to come off the floor but it started to move and I got it all the way up and locked it in. I almost did a crazy happy dance in the gym but I controlled myself. Anyway, it's c... Read more

  • De-clutter my life ...

    8/15/2014 1:28:00 PM, by BBLUNDON

    Hey Sparkers Today I have a day off. Partly because I'm stressed at work and partly because I have too much accumulated overtime at work (see first part of this sentence) and partly because I wanted to spend time at home with DH. I've been wanting to de-clutter areas of our house for mont... Read more