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  • Suck it up Buttercup - You can do it!!

    4/25/2015 3:17:21 AM, by ASH_CLEMENT

    Its been a long time since I have seen the scale budge in the right direction. I have been wanting to get into the 150s for quite some time, but then I seem to be stuck in the 160s and if anything I have been just losing what I have been gaining in the 160s range over and over again and that ain'... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/25/2015 12:59:11 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Smile. Today would be a wonderful day not to take life so seriously. Today may end up the way you prefer - and it may not. Happiness is not about being a winner - it's about being gentle with life - being gentle with yourself. Let life be a dance, and choose the kind of dance y... Read more

  • Daily goal Saturday

    4/24/2015 11:53:49 PM, by MOCNVW23

    So yesterdays goal didn't go all to well for me. My goal was to look into the mirror every time I went into the bathroom and say I AM BEAUTIFUL. Well out of about the 8 times I was in there I only managed to tell myself that 1 or 2 times. Which means tomorrow is another day trying to accomplish this... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/24/2015 11:32:01 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up." - Allen Klein... Read more

  • Saturday

    4/24/2015 11:13:43 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy your day sending light love joy and happiness hugs... Read more

  • Pure Barre

    4/24/2015 2:31:51 PM, by LLLAWSON

    The last two weeks of half marathon training I decided I needed to reward myself and try something new. I've been wanting to try the Pure Barre classes. So Monday morning I went in for my first class. It was much harder than I thought it would be. Those stretches and tucks and hard. But I retur... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/24/2015 9:32:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is now here! hurray! i really enjoyed my day off yesterday. today, i am focusing on my online courses for at least an hour, going for a long walk, picking up some holds at the local library, eating well, having a power nap, all before heading off to work later this afternoon. all of the ... Read more

  • Daily goal friday ( per my boyfriend and therapist)

    4/24/2015 1:15:49 AM, by MOCNVW23

    I have decided to start making a daily goal for myself and I have to meet that goal or I have to repeat that same goal over until I do manage to meet it. Yesterday was the first day I started it and yesterdays was no soda all day, was a little easier than I thought it would be. Todays goal was... Read more

  • it's thursday

    4/23/2015 8:32:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very cool day here today. for a while, it even snowed. where one of my friends lives, she got some snow that stayed on the ground. my daughter stayed in once she got back from school today. we did spend some time together before i had to go and run an errand. then we spent some more time together ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/23/2015 7:15:16 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Look closely... See with new eyes... Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought. Pay attention and look closely. There is beauty - there is discovery - there in a whole new world hiding beneath the face of the familiar." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThis... Read more

  • Been Too Long...

    4/23/2015 1:32:18 PM, by HOPE4LOSS1

    I have been gone too long... life got in the way and I just let everything go. I'm pretty lost right now and hoping I can get back into the swing of things.... Read more

  • Blue Ridge Half Marathon - DONE!

    4/23/2015 11:22:04 AM, by LLLAWSON

    Wow.... it wasn't as bad as I thought. The last week was hard because I was kicking myself for signing up for this. I listened to all the horror stories about how hard it was and how your feet will hurt afterwards and you knees and bla bla bla. I just wanted it to be over. Plus our last long tr... Read more

  • daily goal thursday

    4/23/2015 10:54:40 AM, by MOCNVW23

    Today I am setting a daily goal of just one can of soda ( diet mt dew). This is a difficult goal for me But I know if I put my mind to it I can do it. Missy... Read more

  • update on neurotomy, and other issues

    4/23/2015 10:00:56 AM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    neurotomy, x-ray, transportation switched w/o my permission or knowledge... Read more

  • 2015 Inaugural Dunedin Highland Games Trail Run!

    4/23/2015 8:38:53 AM, by MIRAGE727

    I've attended Highland Games in Alexandria, VA before I came to Paradise six years ago. I always enjoyed it. Moving to Dunedin, Fl, I realized the strong Scottish heritage, and was amazed at the participation from all over the US! I always wished I could compete in a small way. Then, this year, ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/22/2015 9:54:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day of mixed weather here today and not too warm outside. so i am getting some clothes ready to wear for the cooler weather and i am getting caught up on my laundry. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. i am continuing to work on my o... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/22/2015 12:17:08 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins." - Jim Rohn... Read more

  • OK SPARK FRIENDS NEED ADVICE ON TRACKING SOMETHING

    4/21/2015 6:13:57 PM, by MOCNVW23

    Ok here is my issues and could use some advice on how to track my walking. Today I went to track my walking from my pedometer and it said fro 38 mins and 2.44 miles and 4312 steps I burned 512 calories now when I enter it in sparks and use there walking and just enter my min and miles it is telli... Read more

  • Reviewing goals

    4/21/2015 11:45:41 AM, by CICENA

    So I'm reviewing my goals and these are the results: During the last 2 weeks I have said no to chips and Chocolates, I have eaten very little bread which is a great accomplishment for someone who used to eat it every day, I have exercised 6 times a week, I have been tracking my food and watched m... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    4/21/2015 9:36:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mostly sunny and cooler day here today. my daughter is a very happy person. her happiness has rubbed off on me and on those around her. all the birds say hi. in a short while, i am heading outdoors. i have some errands to run. i am getting caught up in both of my online courses. it was a full day ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/21/2015 1:49:16 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Make your important choices in life based on your values and your long-term objectives rather than on a need for approval." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Spring has Sprung in my Garden

    4/20/2015 6:58:58 PM, by GARDENCHRIS

    This is a blog for Cathygetsfit! Spring has arrived in my Garden! I have a bunch of Frittilara's or Checkered Lilies. Cathy had them as her Icon at one point and I told her I would post a picture when they came into bloom. So here they are! I have one lone white one near the Bus... Read more

  • Apr 20: Back to Running, Learn Proper Form

    4/20/2015 10:42:18 AM, by FATHINSN

    Today, I returned to one of the scariest things in my life: RUNNING! A colleague planned to have a running session today but I asked him first if I should join as I'm still a slow runner. Apparently, people who would join his session were known as fast, strong runners *gasp. So, he suggested I ... Read more

  • it's monday

    4/20/2015 10:04:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    a rainy day here today. that is okay with me and with my daughter. i am taking it easy today,before i head off to work this afternoon. having to go in an hour earlier each day i work is a challenge for me. yet i will do so,at least for this week. my daughter is really enjoying school these days. all... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/20/2015 1:10:56 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " True learning is not about facts, but about conscious appreciation of the experience of living." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Lazy Day!

    4/19/2015 11:14:40 PM, by KO1215

    The weather was awful today.....so this is what my day looked like: Please let the sun shine again!!! Hugs, Keri... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/19/2015 10:59:23 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Believe in yourself... you have what it takes." - SPARKED2BFIT... Read more

  • Gotta clean house...SP house that is

    4/19/2015 10:46:58 PM, by -COURT-

    Looking over all the different areas of postings, I've noticed that I rarely delete anything, including people. I have over 500 and so many I don'at even remember. I'm afraid I'll offend someone. But then again, they probably don't remember me either. I quite putting them in any order. My ... Read more

  • What I learned from pregnancy and I've never been pregnant

    4/19/2015 3:28:40 PM, by BIKERBABYZ

    If you were to take a poll on why people are focusing on losing weight and staying healthy before/during pregnancy, I am willing to bet the answer is almost always because someone else is counting on them. I personally believe that this is because we all have deep roots of not putting ourselve... Read more

  • Sick of this weight....

    4/19/2015 10:05:05 AM, by NICEVILLEMOM

    I have been at this on and off for 10 years I am having such a hard time trying to loose weight and I am just sick of it! I am trying again to stay on this diet... Anyone else have this trouble? Here I go again!... Read more

  • Weight loss is not just physical...

    4/18/2015 12:24:38 PM, by BIKERBABYZ

    Weight loss is not just physical, it is emotional and mental and anyone who claims that it is not needs to be walloped with a wallaby. Three of the hardest parts of weight loss that I still struggle with actually have nothing to do with fitness, nutrition, or even the scale. The first thin... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/18/2015 1:34:34 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " We Learn... 10% of what we read, 20% of what we hear, 30% of what we see, 50% of what we see and hear, 70% of what we discuss, 80% of what we experience; 95% of what we teach others. " - William Glasser... Read more

  • To run a half marathon.....hmmm....

    4/17/2015 12:57:07 PM, by HEIDIS2NDCHANCE

    As I have continued on this journey to a healthier version of me, I've started to contemplate possibly training to run a half marathon, again. I would be starting from square one as far as running is concerned. And I know it wouldn't be an easy task, but I do think it would help keep me motivated an... Read more

  • I'm limited...

    4/17/2015 10:05:41 AM, by MORNINGGLORY609

    Sometimes I feel like I'm stuck. Okay, most times I feel like I'm stuck. I have to kind of force myself to do certain things. Nothing ever naturally "happens" for me. I gotta work friggin' hard. And when I don't, well, things just don't come together as they should. I see those weight ... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/17/2015 9:00:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have some errands to complete this morning,before i go to work later this afternoon. i enjoyed spending some one on one time with my daughter the other day and i know she enjoyed it,too. all of the birds say hi. the weekend is here! hurray! I'm back to my regular work hours today and tomorrow. i n... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/17/2015 12:35:19 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Problems create an opportunity for us to exercise our ingenuity, to plan, to persevere, to interact with our social network, and to feel a sense of accomplishment when we finally overcome the unexpected roadblock." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThiaDay.com... Read more

  • it's thursday

    4/16/2015 4:23:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful spring day today. i'm enjoying some time with my daughter at the local library. all of the birds say hi! a much needed day off from work today. due to some staff being off sick, there has been extra time at work all week so far. it is easier for me to come in an hour earlier than to stay... Read more

  • Apr 15: Getting More Steps By Running In Frisbees!

    4/16/2015 11:16:15 AM, by FATHINSN

    Since I joined again Frisbee game on Wednesday 8th April, I get average steps more than 7500 steps (my goal is to get daily at least 7500 steps). Those days that I got more than 10K steps were days that I played Frisbees; 8th April I got 12179 and 11th April I got 11262 :D I think I enjoy running mo... Read more

  • STRONG WOMEN!

    4/16/2015 8:00:37 AM, by MIRAGE727

    I love strong women. I am blessed to be surrounded by strong positive women in my life. My number one is my wife, DSSECRETS! She is the source of my strength! She inspires me every single day of my life. If I hadn't followed her lead, I would never be where I am today! I love you, D! 129 ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/16/2015 12:19:26 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." - Mohandas ( Mahatma ) Gandhi... Read more

  • Drop Dead Diva

    4/15/2015 10:40:49 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    Lately I've been binge-watching Drop Dead Diva on Netflix. I'm still torn about whether or not I like it. I enjoy the show when it's about the lawyers, the main character's interactions with her friends, and her compassion and depth of understanding. But then it invariably turns to roman... Read more

  • FEELING BEAUTIFUL

    4/15/2015 6:36:34 PM, by MOCNVW23

    Today was a great day. I finally took the advice of jack and my therapist and for the first time I looked in the mirror today I took a pic of myself and posted it on facebook and with it i said I FEEL BEAUTIFUL TODAY AND FOR THOSE WHO KNOW WILL UNDERSTAND AND FOR THOSE WHO DON'T, WELL NEVER GO A DAY... Read more

  • Getting better

    4/15/2015 4:01:27 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    Today isn't so bad. More of a dark blue mood than a black one. Monday was quite bad. I have a tendency to think very harshly of myself. I am a competetive person - a very competetive person - and I don't like to loose. The thing is, I set goals for myself when I was very young, and I have not m... Read more

  • Last Training Day

    4/15/2015 1:22:38 PM, by LLLAWSON

    Today we did an easy 4 miles. Weather was great and it was nice not to train so hard. Since the race is Saturday gonna take the rest of the week off and rest up. So ready for this to be over. At least the weather for race day has improved. It was 70% chance of rain and it's not down to 10%....... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/15/2015 2:28:10 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Harmony ( the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole ) is one of the qualities of a great life. Let all the aspects of your nature be in harmony with each other, and let your existence be in harmony with all of creation." Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.c... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/15/2015 2:28:10 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Harmony ( the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole ) is one of the qualities of a great life. Let all the aspects of your nature be in harmony with each other, and let your existence be in harmony with all of creation." Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.c... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/15/2015 2:28:10 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Harmony ( the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole ) is one of the qualities of a great life. Let all the aspects of your nature be in harmony with each other, and let your existence be in harmony with all of creation." Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.c... Read more

  • Bad habits

    4/14/2015 8:14:47 PM, by MOCNVW23

    I know we all have bad habits and I am sure some of the ones I am going to mention that I am having problems getting under control some of you will be right along side me on them. Some hard bad habits are so hard to break. My worst ones are 1. Eating after 8-8:30 2. Not enough water ( some... Read more

  • Rainy Wednesday Training

    4/14/2015 4:06:59 PM, by LLLAWSON

    Too wet to go outside today, so I did the sculpt class this morning. Haven't done it in a while so it was a nice change. I really need to be consistent with weights/sculpting classes. Hoping after the race this week-end I can get back on more of a regular schedule. Looking forward to another... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    4/14/2015 11:51:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through another day. i had a hectic weekend. yet it was worth every minute. my daughter is enjoying school and says hi. all of the birds are doing well and say hi,too. in a while, i am off to my job. for me, i am happy to have a steady job and i am finally adjusting to the hours i need to ... Read more

  • Sinking

    4/14/2015 11:07:32 AM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    It's been a little while since I wrote on this blog... I have a new doctor now. So far she seems fine. She hasn't blamed every possible issue on my weight, and actually seems to remember what she's done from one appointment to the next, so that's a vast improvement over my last doctor. Nex... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/14/2015 1:08:56 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " When you follow your bliss, doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else." - Joseph Campbell... Read more

  • It's Spring, and we're organizing.....

    4/13/2015 11:41:39 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    I figured I've been away long enough. We are all trying to get organized to better ourselves. Believe it or not, Josh' Grandma is still with us! We have been calling once a week to talk to his Grandparents. We know our time with her is limited and we just enjoy being able to talk to her when... Read more

  • Couldn't be prouder

    4/13/2015 8:26:28 AM, by MOCNVW23

    I am a very very proud mother. As some of you may know my youngest son Christopher is autistic, and this may on the 22nd he will graduate. He has worked so hard to get where he is today, and I am so proud and happy for him. Below are some of his graduation pics that I took last night and then today ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/13/2015 12:46:18 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Being human, we are imperfect. That's why we need each other. To catch each other when we falter. To encourage each other when we lose heart. Some may lead ; others may follow ; but none of us can go it alone." - Hillary Clinton... Read more

  • 365 DAYS OF CONSISTENCY AND DETERMINATION - DAY 103

    4/12/2015 2:59:19 PM, by ASH_CLEMENT

    Yesterday was one of those lazy days where I hardly got anything done. Any ways that was a different day and a different story. Today, had a late start - woke at 7:30, which is pretty late for me. After church and a good lunch, our family and my sister's family decided we'd go to a dam that is ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/12/2015 12:41:12 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Give yourself permission to allow this moment to be exactly as it is, and allow yourself to be exactly as you are." - Jon Kabat-Zinn... Read more

  • It's walking time!

    4/11/2015 4:56:45 PM, by KO1215

    It's a great day for a walk with my boys at Blood Run! Barney, Sparky, and DH! ... Read more

  • An eye opener

    4/11/2015 11:17:48 AM, by MOCNVW23

    As some of you know this is like my 6th attempt at this over the past 5 or 6 yrs. I was saying to myself the other day I don't know why I am trying this again, people are gonna think I am crazy, nuts, lazy or don't care and a few times in the past I had wanted to come back and didn't for those reaso... Read more

  • Turn Around...NOW!!!!!!

    4/11/2015 9:24:59 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    That's what I keep telling myself right now. Turn around before it's too late! 200 lbs is looming in the horizon again as I hit 196 again. And I'm not happy about it. And here I had been contemplating a trip to the pancake house this morning. I think not. Cheesy eggs and broccoli from The Onion Fact... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/11/2015 12:23:25 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense." - The Buddha... Read more

  • Age and effects

    4/10/2015 2:31:40 PM, by POSEY440

    Why is it as we get older it takes so much longer for me to get better. Have this cold that will just not go away and it has been over a week with it. I just hate not feeling good enough to work out. Finally getting better but to weak to stand. Just gets me upset with self as I know it is because I ... Read more

  • More tests and more questions

    4/10/2015 10:49:55 AM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    Yesterday I went to see Rita, his partner. As I have said before I stick primarily with Rita and Araujo because I trust them and know them well. She and I discussed my carpal tunnel. She has ordered an emg for my hands for carpal tunnel to see the severity of it in both wrists. She also has ordered ... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/10/2015 9:43:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! i look forward to the weekends every week. it is a chance to unwind and enjoy doing things that are not work related. i have some computer work to do this morning. then i am off for a long walk. all the birds say hi. my daughter aced her math quiz this week! Woo hoo! Hav... Read more

  • NATIONAL DAY OF.....for April

    4/10/2015 8:08:28 AM, by -COURT-

    Guess I should have posted this on the first. nationaldaycalendar.com/cale
    ndar-at-a-glance/ April 1st ◦National One Cent Day ◦National Sourdough Bread Day ◦April Fools Day ◦National Walking Day – First Wednesday in April ◦Childhelp National Day of Hope – First We... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/10/2015 2:26:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures ? What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high ? What if happiness is in the air we breathe... slowly, deeply and consciously ? What if happiness is one fresh grape, savoured with gratitude ? What if happines... Read more

  • it's thursday

    4/9/2015 8:42:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    i enjoyed a much needed day off today. spent time with my daughter,which is something i enjoy doing any time. got some errands done and some of my storage things sorted out. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Tired

    4/9/2015 4:24:44 PM, by LLLAWSON

    What was I thinking when I signed up for the Blue Ridge Half Marathon. One more long run and then it's show time next Saturday. This past week I have been over this. Wanting it to be done. I think this may be my last one. For the last two races my hips have bothered me and it doesn't seem to b... Read more

  • update on my 1st radiofrequency neurotomy

    4/9/2015 11:52:16 AM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    update on my 1st neurotomy, how different scales weight my mom and me, and other news... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/9/2015 12:28:53 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " You are what you repeatedly do." - Aristotle... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/8/2015 9:54:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    i did get the hours i hoped for at work. i am happy to still have a job and that i enjoy going to work each day. i get along well with my co workers and others i meet at the company. my daughter is doing well and says hi. i am catching up on some housework today. i am fitting in some exercise before... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/8/2015 12:13:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish ? Nothing else." - Epictetus... Read more

  • 3rd day

    4/7/2015 5:26:27 PM, by MOCNVW23

    My third day back and I think I have done ok with what I have done so far. I made some good food choices and some bad ones. Last night when my depression was at a high level I snuck a huge piece of my sons left over birthday ice cream cake. Other than that I have had 2 chicken salads I know I could ... Read more

  • Still Loosing

    4/7/2015 4:01:56 PM, by CHERYL14062

    It has been a long hard winter. Now, as spring is trying to loosen winter's grip on WNY, I am looking forward to being able to get outside and enjoy looking at something other than my four walls, or the walls at various Dr.'s offices. I went out for a walk last Thursday. I made it 1/2 way around ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    4/7/2015 10:42:47 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great long weekend. easter was wonderful and my daughter is very happy. i am catching up on some computer work today. later this afternoon, i will be off to work. i am adjusting to the afternoon shift much better now. there is a slight chance i may not have to be there as late at work. i wil... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/7/2015 12:37:19 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows." - William Osler... Read more

  • Just wanted to write..

    4/6/2015 6:40:01 PM, by RUFFIT

    My Dad is very sick. Four weeks ago he had some pneumonia like symptoms along with a heart issue. The cardiologist saw his chest x-ray - all clear along with his blood test. He told his surgical team this man is very sick and we can not wait any longer. Thursday was surgery. They ended up repla... Read more

  • Losing my emotional baggage...

    4/6/2015 1:36:28 PM, by MATHISC4464

    I've come to realize that weight loss is a lot of dealing with emotional baggage that we have that got us to where we are today. Last year I went through a really emotional time that hurt me emotionally and so I took it out on myself and ate, and then I ate some more! I had already gained weig... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/6/2015 12:21:11 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Plant trees for your great-grandchildren - for future generations. Create the legacy of a better world. Leave this world a better place than you found it. Literally planting trees for your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea, but far more important... Use this symbolism - this imag... Read more

  • Failed once again

    4/5/2015 8:20:46 PM, by MOCNVW23

    Here I am again almost a yr later and wanting to try this again. It's like I want a healthier life for me but at the same time its like I don't care either. I hate the way I look and feel. But for some reasons that just doesn't seem to be enough. Maybe I don't want it bad enough. I know I need to lo... Read more

  • Stairs and more stairs

    4/5/2015 7:06:29 AM, by YB0511

    I am fortunate to live near the Niagara Escarpment. There are lots of great places to walk and hike, but one of the best fitness challenges is stairs connecting the upper and lower city. There are 5 different sets of these. On Monday my sister and I decided to go for a walk and include the stairs... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/5/2015 1:19:10 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time." - Martin Luther... Read more

  • My Birthday wishes

    4/4/2015 8:24:27 PM, by GARDENCHRIS

    I just want to say 304 to all of my 223 's who took the time to send me 144 or 246 and 247on my Birthday Thursday ! Between Facebook and Spark I was smiling ALL day long!!! I didn't do much of anything with it being a holiday weekend, so all the smiling I did was wonderful! The ... Read more

  • Saturday

    4/4/2015 4:26:11 PM, by SASSYLOVEBUG

    Raining, cold and miserable today. It is an awful day to be outside very cold and damp. Last weekend before I go on my sunshine vacation, I can hardly wait to get out of the cold and damp and get my feet on the nice white sand. I did not lose all the weight I wanted but I have toned up some so I am... Read more

  • Happy Easter

    4/4/2015 12:36:27 PM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi Sparkers, Wishing you a Happy Easter....Blessings to you..... xo Wendy 449... Read more

  • Fresh start

    4/4/2015 12:01:13 PM, by CICENA

    I became a vegetarian 2years ago and I believe that has something to do with the fact that I can't lose weight as I did the last time. I started eating too much of everything. Especially bread, and I forgot the veggies and fruits. But I'm changing the way I eat. For a whole month this is what I won... Read more

  • Spring Challenge: My Recommitment

    4/4/2015 9:00:32 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I, Brenda, make a recommitment as of April 4, 2015 to become more fit, healthy, and vibrant. I've slacked off this past month, but have overcome hurdles that now warrant a new commitment to my well-being.... Read more

  • Faithful Reflections...

    4/4/2015 3:20:06 AM, by _RAMONA

    I wrote this account of my local Via Dolorosa about 7 years ago. Today I share it anew... perhaps it will touch your own longing with grace... For 17 years now, our city holds an interdenominational 'Outdoor Stations of the Cross'. Our family attends every year b... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/4/2015 12:59:24 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle." - Sasha Cohen... Read more

  • Good Friday

    4/3/2015 3:26:41 PM, by SASSYLOVEBUG

    Not a very nice day today, it is cloudy and cold. The snow banks are high and there is not much melting going on today. Hope everyone has a good day and enjoy your Easter Weekend.... Read more

  • 100 Club

    4/3/2015 1:55:36 PM, by --MAY--

    I am on a TEAM called the "100 Club" it is where you do 100 of any Exercise a day!! So I picked 100 Step-ups ith 3.5 lb. Dumbbells 100 seconds of Planks, 20 sec. With 10 sec. Rest X 5 320 Mine are on elbows Start a new week Tomorrow: Here is where I will track my progress: 100 Ju... Read more

  • The Amazing Twinkie Jumping Through Hoops Link

    4/3/2015 9:29:38 AM, by PALMTREEGIRL1

    I tried to make a video blog but the video wouldn't show. Here is the one I was trying to put up. It's Twinkie jumping through her hoops. So cute! www.facebook.com/video.php?v=3
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    pe=1%22%3e%3cdiv And don't forget to visi... Read more

  • Faith

    4/3/2015 2:04:30 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " When you walk to the edge of all the light you have and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown, you must believe that one of two things will happen : . . . There will be something solid for you to stand upon, or, you will be taught how t... Read more

  • What matters the Most is how you see yourself.

    4/2/2015 11:25:11 PM, by KO1215

    And it is hands down the hardest part for me. ... Read more

  • The Amazing Twinkie Loves Being A Therapy Dog!

    4/2/2015 2:08:15 PM, by PALMTREEGIRL1

    Here's a little video of Twinkie doing a few tricks for a patient at a local assisted living facility. Life is good for Twinkie! Twinkie the Trickster! Here's a link to her Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/theamazingtwi
    nkie You can see other tricks on her videos there. Here's ... Read more

  • update on health and weight April 1st Video

    4/2/2015 12:48:29 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    update on my health and weight and other things... Read more

  • it's thursday

    4/2/2015 12:19:48 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm feeling better today. i have some errands to run and some computer work to do today. it is my day off from work. i also get tomorrow off as well. then i have to work on saturday. i will take it. the time off gives me a chance to relax and to do what i like to do. my daughter is really looking fo... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/2/2015 12:28:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it." -Mother Teresa... Read more