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  • I know I had a good workout

    4/29/2016 2:20:30 PM, by YUKSAN

    When I sweat buckets... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/29/2016 8:23:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    another week is coming to a close soon. another month is almost done,too. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i am enjoying a much needed day off from running errands. i am continuing with my spring cleaning efforts. that is something which i need to get done so i can have even mo... Read more

  • Enthusiasm is in the building.

    4/29/2016 7:23:42 AM, by FITJEN48

    So, I went to try on some shorts yesterday. Did I really say shorts? YES I DID! And, much to my surprise, I wore a size smaller! Woohooo! In the past gajillion weeks (well, since last year or so) I have lost a whopping 13 pounds. But, I have gained a walking habit, better nutrition, more energy, DE... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/29/2016 2:20:48 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World. May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life. May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world. May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of your Life May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautifu... Read more

  • TGIF

    4/28/2016 11:07:41 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Thanks for all your support it is a struggle right now but sending light love joy and happiness to you all hugs... Read more

  • Don't give up, that was my last post... 6 weeks ago DUH!!!

    4/28/2016 2:21:36 PM, by RUNNING_SNAIL

    Ok I really deserve a handfull of kick in the tush. My last blog entry, I emphasized on not giving up and what do I do next? Yup you guessed it, I did just that, GIVE UP I've been doing everything wrong for the past 6 weeks: eating junk, not exercising, not getting enough sle... Read more

  • a sunny day

    4/28/2016 1:42:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Knowing and Doing Is Totally Different

    4/28/2016 11:29:04 AM, by KTTAYLOR21

    So yesterdays blog I went on a rant about my current weight and being a doer. One of the things I've heard a lot is that eating is 80% and exercise is 20% of this whole process. Yeah I've heard it, and yeah I know it's true but I've never put my focus completely on my calorie intake and KNOWING how ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/28/2016 2:10:08 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is unlimited - it expands with the generosity, compassion, inventiveness, and service that you contribute." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • The big "H"

    4/27/2016 10:55:46 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Here I am, staring down 48 with wild-eyed wonder as I don't feel anywhere near 35. I got this far without ever being married or having children of my own. My brother and sister-in-law swear that it was being present for their youngest son's birth may have forever damaged my desire for my own child. ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/27/2016 4:00:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny day here today. i just found that my parents will be moving in the next few months, closer to the biggest city in the province of canada where i live,ontario. that means i need to get to their place and go through what i still have there as soon as i can. i am also going through st... Read more

  • Clothes Getting Loser

    4/27/2016 11:50:53 AM, by MOCACHOC

    I have been at this healthy lifestyle journey since January 1, 2016 and I don't plan on letting go anytime soon. Long and Steady wins the race. I am now 20lbs closer to my goal and I don't know what I've lost this week. I have cut back from three workouts a day to two and every hour I get up to t... Read more

  • My too big clothing

    4/27/2016 11:35:43 AM, by YUKSAN

    I will probably get rid of them so as to remember that I will need to spend more and buy new clothing if I need big clothing... Read more

  • Are You a Doer?

    4/27/2016 11:21:36 AM, by KTTAYLOR21

    This is what I have been asking myself lately in terms of weight loss! And the answer is NO!! I am sssooo close to weighing 200 lbs. And I have NEVER EVER EVER EVER EVER seen 200 on MY scale!! EVER!!!! I keep saying to myself WTF?????? What is going on? Why am I now teetering so darn close to 200?? ... Read more

  • Best of Spark People Daily has an Impact

    4/27/2016 8:07:25 AM, by MYNUMBER1

    I shop Costco know where you can buy BULK items. Well it is so much easier to buy chocolate chips there for baking because 1 they are bulk and 2 they are dairy free. However....... it's a really big bag!!!! And I am not going to bake that much with chocolate chips! So I fill up a HUGE m... Read more

  • Renewal through grace.

    4/27/2016 7:53:08 AM, by FITJEN48

    I sure wish I had a clever illustration for this, but I just don't. I'm a striver. And don't ya just know that our strengths and weaknesses often sit in the same basket. I'm one of those people who have vision. I can see stuff clear as day. I can't always communicate it (funny because I cannot draw ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/27/2016 3:09:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The Eye-of-the-Storm. Surrounded by the winds and the rain, yet peaceful in its own worldly way - an unnaturally ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way. Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is a moment of serenity among the challenge - a time for repose and contemplation." - ... Read more

  • As days was a real pisser..that's all I could come up with!

    4/26/2016 9:07:48 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    213 Hello dear sparklers! We all have em....what I call 'pisser' days. Pardon the bluntness but it's really all I could come up with! We checked our consignment gallery messages and DH said there was one of the grossest and strangest messages he's ever gotten in our almost 42 years of bei... Read more

  • a cooler day

    4/26/2016 6:32:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started off raining here and cool. now the sun is shining brightly and it is still cool outside. that is okay with me and my daughter. all the birds say cheep,cheep! i get to hear quite a few different birds chirping outside these days, including robins and cardinals. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • "Oh Lord, It's hard to be humble."

    4/26/2016 7:14:35 AM, by FITJEN48

    Back in the day, my Kentucky born, barely 100 pound grandma used to religiously watch Hee Haw. I often heard her singing along to the song I chose to use for the title of this post. And that song could not be better suited for the complete irony of something that happened this weekend. I have t... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/26/2016 1:19:54 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Find a time and place of solitude. Look into the distance, and into the future. Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build - and begin to build that tomorrow, today." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • saggy skin incentive

    4/25/2016 12:23:57 PM, by MYNUMBER1

    So I have been watching videos lately about procedures to decrease the size of the stomach. I am overweight , but I have never considered this as an option because my weight is not high enough, and hopefully never will be, to be eligible for this type of surgery. But I have been gaining more than... Read more

  • a rainy day

    4/25/2016 11:58:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is also a cooler day here today. that is okay with me. i feel that i did well on the job interview today. i will relax for the rest of the day. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends! all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/25/2016 2:52:00 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Choose to celebrate life. Celebrate family, celebrate friends, celebrate love, celebrate adventure and discovery. Celebrate and give thanks for all of life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • A working weekend...sorta...from my laptop at home. :-))

    4/24/2016 6:35:03 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    213 Howdy sparklers! No rest for the wicked and the righteous don't need it! Is that how the saying goes. I just finished responding to three potential customers that sent pictures of items they would like to consign with our consignment gallery. This is a lot of back and forthing~via e-mail... Read more

  • a new day

    4/24/2016 11:03:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview tomorrow morning for a steady job! woo hoo! so today i am taking it easy and making sure i have what i want to wear,bring ready. my daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Thyroid Cancer

    4/24/2016 10:05:44 AM, by LDFRANCO

    In 2007, I first began my battle with thyroid cancer. It took about 3 years to finally be able to say I am cancer free only because of complications with labs/scans and lymph node measurements. I am now 9 years cancer free, however, that doesn't make me free from the aftermath of the battle. ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/24/2016 1:13:34 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Pause to appreciate the beauty around you. Whether rainbow or butterfly, mountain or tree, painting or poem - whether crafted by nature or by a human hand - beauty adds a magical element to life that surpasses logic and science." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDa... Read more

  • Dungeons and Dragons

    4/23/2016 3:38:23 PM, by DONDAIN

    Had a great day yesterday working then visiting with friends and playing DnD until 2 in the morning. Had breakfast then came home to dogs that were very happy to see me. The hubs was already gone to his day of visiting with friends and doing some blacksmithing. I love my life. Now I am home watching... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/23/2016 2:14:21 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Take time today to appreciate beauty - natural beauty, art, people. Slow down, breathe deeply, smile. It's a beautiful world." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/22/2016 2:20:43 PM, 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 give up. Keep thinking. Keep re-planning. Keep going." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • LOVING The 30-Day Jumpstart Your Workout Challenge!

    4/22/2016 12:56:49 PM, by VISUALLYRICS

    Today is Day 5 for me......and already I feel and see results which also means, "I am SO sore!" LOL! 40 334 But....I totally embrace the soreness as it reminds me of some of the 285 moments of my life....."gym time"....& hours spent running and weightlifting. I LOVE those days,... Read more

  • RIPPrince

    4/22/2016 10:05:49 AM, by POSEY440

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  • it's friday

    4/22/2016 9:12:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mild day again here today. then it will be cooler and more sunny over the weekend, with a chance of rain on sunday. that is fine with me and my daughter. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Tiny changes, big difference.

    4/22/2016 7:59:12 AM, by FITJEN48

    It amazes me how tiny changes can make such a huge difference in our lives. Especially with regard to weight loss/getting healthy. I remember thinking, "If I only had more will power or just pushed myself hard enough, I could make this happen quick." That was a long time ago. I've been through many ... Read more

  • Yesterday eve was an EVENT! Went to get my permanent makeup refreshed...still hurt like.....

    4/21/2016 8:50:25 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    There are very few things that I'm vain about. And probably fewer things that I justify spending some fairly big bucks on. I would say that great hair color and the best haircut I can get (yep beauticians that are truly skilled in FL is a gamble) 20 are at the top of my list. Go... Read more

  • QuickFire Challenge

    4/21/2016 7:38:57 PM, by --MAY--

    Hey everyone, I have not written in awhile, I am still on this journey, slow and steady! I used to do Quicfire Challenge everyday then they stopped posting! Katlish who has taken up the reins so to speak!! 9 224 So please go check it out!! They are doable exercises, that do not take... Read more

  • Positive Attitude

    4/21/2016 2:21:51 PM, by DONDAIN

    I try to keep a positive attitude. By keeping a positive attitude and optimistic outlook things seem to always get better. I also tend to enjoy my life a lot more. We all have the choice to be happy.... Read more

  • Never really left

    4/21/2016 9:08:45 AM, by MYNUMBER1

    So my log in streak is now 112 days - but that's all I have been doing consistently in the last 112 days. I can't believe how much of my head this stuff takes up and I really want that to change. I broke my ankle a year ago and I am still not able to walk without a crutch. Just had surgery a week ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/21/2016 1:59:53 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Appreciate good people, wherever they are. Appreciate friends, family, and community. Appreciate those who serve you. Appreciate those you serve. Give thanks that most people really are good people." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Mixing things up a bit.

    4/20/2016 9:59:20 PM, by FITJEN48

    I come from a long line of "broads." I know that term, for some, is less than favorable, for me, it's a badge of courage I wear proudly. We won't be bullied. While it may seem like you're getting away with doing us dirty, trust me, you're time's coming. I've been run over by a Dodge Ram and lef... Read more

  • Grrrr

    4/20/2016 9:58:37 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Well, I just spent a couple of hours (3 to be exact) in the ER after spending the night in the ER on Sunday night. On Thursday, I woke up feeling pretty normal as any other day, but before I left for work, I had my head over the toilet with a massive headache. So, I went back to bed where I stayed u... Read more

  • Last Day of Bowling for the Season

    4/20/2016 7:17:38 PM, by DONDAIN

    I bowled okay today. For the season I bowled 2 additional weeks from last season. My average increased by 14 over the season and by 8.33 from the end of last season. My total pins increased by 1297 from last season. I am extremely happy with my improvement and hope to improve even more next year. 1... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/20/2016 9:39:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/20/2016 1:20:27 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " With gratitude, all life appears as a blessing - without gratitude, all of life is perceived as a burden." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • A Long Day

    4/19/2016 9:20:09 PM, by DONDAIN

    My day started at 630 am when my husband left to take my mother to the airport. She is going to visit a dying friend. I went to work and did not get home till after 8pm. It was a long day but a good day. I feel good after exercising.... Read more

  • Never Going To Quit

    4/19/2016 2:51:44 PM, by MAKEITBETTER

    By definition, the word fail means to stop. As long as I haven't stopped, I have not failed. Even though people tell me I have. Even though that voice inside my own head relentlessly taunts me. I am just healing from back to back pneumonia, and I'm back at the gym, back walking the hills, back hikin... Read more

  • in the second week

    4/19/2016 12:19:47 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    I'm down 10 pounds so far! Not bad, for having only been on the Opti-Fast shakes for 9 1/2 days. Drawbacks to the shakes? I get a bit lightheaded when I stand up from kneeling on the floor (but that's not entirely unique to being on the shakes). I'm very thirsty. Very. And my coworkers can't t... Read more

  • a sunny day

    4/19/2016 9:41:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day where my allergies are flaring up a bit this morning. the other day, they really flared up. at the moment, they are not flaring up too much. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/19/2016 1:52:43 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

  • Yesterday I managed to stay on track even at a friends cook~out...I'm getting better! :-))

    4/18/2016 9:06:12 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    9 Little by little I'm getting better at this nutrition tracking thing! I love the mobile app for my I-Phone. It makes it all the more really have no reason NOT to track! We went over to one of my oldest friend's (she's not old...ha..ha...our friendship is 334) home last night and... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/18/2016 8:30:24 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    ' Life is unlimited - it expands with the generosity, compassion, inventiveness, and service that you contribute." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Short Work Day

    4/18/2016 3:45:21 PM, by DONDAIN

    I had a short work day today. So I got to come home early and spend some time with my husband. I enjoyed the sunshine and warm but not hot temps. Did some exercise and relaxed.... Read more

  • it is a sunny day

    4/18/2016 9:00:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is also very mild here,too! woo hoo! all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyoen!... Read more

  • Sunday movie matinee and then dinner at a friends house cook day..woot..woot!

    4/17/2016 5:05:34 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    4 Hello sparklers...happy Sunday! It is SO beautiful in sunny SW FL today. In the 60's and almost no humidity in the morning so the PERFECT time to head out for a walk! Last night was a total fail on my calorie count! Went 400 calories over my highest range of NO weight loss today! ... Read more

  • Decluttering the Body First

    4/17/2016 12:45:02 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Instead of trying to copy/paste/adjust/et al, I thought I'd just copy and paste the link to my latest blog instead.
    dy-clutter.html... Read more

  • A Day Off

    4/17/2016 9:15:17 AM, by DONDAIN

    I got to sleep as late as the dogs allowed. Watched a little TV. Waited for baseball to start. Went for a walk.... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/17/2016 1:52:24 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is not about perfection - or a quest for perfection. Life is about enjoying what we have - for as long as we have it." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Walking With Purpose - 4/16/2016

    4/16/2016 9:19:49 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Today was a fun day and one that did bring a tear or two to my eyes. Today, my cousin, her husband, her best friend, and I walked in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5k race. You see, Kim's son used to run the race in honor of his grandma and Kim's best friend who are both survivors. Unfortunate... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/16/2016 7:52:17 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Being curious is a quality of youthful minds. Being judgmental is a quality of calcified minds. Welcome inquiry, discovery and new vistas with an open heart and an open mind." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Another Beautiful Day

    4/16/2016 3:00:12 PM, by DONDAIN

    I absolutely love these sunny beautiful spring days. I am glad that I get to enjoy them.... Read more

  • back again

    4/16/2016 1:09:59 PM, by KITTYV1

    hello, now 43 years old and fat again, even fatter than ever- idk why i do this to myself, hope i can get it together before my health starts to go down hill... Read more

  • Woo~hoo nothing perks me up like hair color and a hair cut! Still rockin' my tracker!

    4/16/2016 10:43:55 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    Gulp...I'm SO bad at selfies...SO BAD...I make that fake daffy smile every single time! BUT...I do like my new hair color job and my little gal made me a bit shorter for the summer. NOTHING perks me up like a color/cut job. HA...HA! Had you thinking right? Here is a pic that the... Read more

  • A Beautiful Day

    4/15/2016 4:34:50 PM, by DONDAIN

    It is a beautiful day outside and I am enjoying it. My husband has mown the front lawn and will mow the back lawn later this afternoon when it cools off some. Right now he is watching TV. I think that I will take a walk this afternoon when he mows the lawn.... Read more

  • Still Kicking.

    4/15/2016 1:29:11 PM, by RMCKITTRICK

    I haven't been very good at logging in to SP, but with working evenings and trying to sleep during the day, along with having the responsibility of household chores, recovering from surgery, fighting a nasty cold, doctors visits, and, now another round of physical therapy for my back, I don't have a... Read more

  • it is a sunny day

    4/15/2016 8:53:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,mild,sunny spring day here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/15/2016 1:10:04 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Whatever happens, always look to tomorrow - with courage and optimism. " - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/15/2016 12:45:27 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " In the midst of crisis, boldly seize opportunity." - Jonathan lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Respect and Value

    4/14/2016 5:29:42 PM, by DONDAIN

    It is a great feeling to be respected and valued at work. I have been offered a extra job on a Friday coming up to make a little extra money. It makes me feel really good when they approach me for the opportunities.... Read more

  • New arrivals to our consignment gallery..woo~hoo!

    4/14/2016 10:03:06 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    Hello dear sparkies! 213 You remember from my last blog how excited I was to receive some 'penthouse model home NEW' furniture into the gallery. The little lady and her husband bragged it up like it was worth a million dollars. The pictures she showed me seemed to confirm her boast. WEL... Read more

  • Feeling Better

    4/13/2016 8:03:17 PM, by DONDAIN

    I am feeling better today. I went bowling this morning and still have my average. I thought there for a while that it was going to go down. A friend gave me a hint and I did the correction and improved my bowling just like that. I then went to work, but I did not eat lunch. I was not feeling up to i... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/13/2016 7:40:33 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace for those with eyes to see beyond." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more


    4/13/2016 11:30:12 AM, by MOCACHOC

    I did the 21 Day Fix again and I am only 24lbs away from my goal. Boy I didn't think I would ever get there, but persistent, consistent and eager got me to this point. I high Five myself. It works!... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    4/13/2016 9:33:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outside and enjoy! the rest of the week here will be sunny and not too cold. my daughter is sooo excited! she loves to be outdoors. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Need Energy

    4/13/2016 3:29:40 AM, by DMKAAIHUE

    Yesterday had a great day but ran out of gas by 630. I did a 3 mile walk at lunch and reduced my calorie consumption today. Got very hungry and tired out by my second real workout time. Switching up the time to morning workout today if this headache will go away. I just realized I didn't have any ca... Read more

  • Sick Today

    4/12/2016 8:15:08 PM, by DONDAIN

    Had a great day in the morning. Went to lunch. Got sick. Told work and they sent me home. The boss went home sick too. I hope it is nothing serious and I can go back tomorrow.... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    4/12/2016 10:47:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    a sunny and cooler day here today. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/12/2016 1:45:40 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " First renew your own body, mind and emotions ; be kind, compassionate, and gentle with yourself. Then use your regenerated strength and commitment to be of service to the less fortunate. " - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Running Goals

    4/11/2016 10:44:43 PM, by ANJI_RAE

    I wanted to make it official! I've mapped out running 20 miles this week and getting back up to 70 miles/week by the end of the year. Feasibly I will be able to do it by October and then maintain it the rest of the year! :)... Read more

  • Exciting Things Are Happening

    4/11/2016 8:06:28 PM, by DONDAIN

    I now work at our local YMCA. I gave my notice to Cracker Barrel and have already worked my last day there. I have committed to the Y as my sole place of employment. The CEO came up to me today to offer me a higher position for the summer at more money and more hours. I am super excited at the possi... Read more

  • Opti-Fast

    4/11/2016 4:26:16 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    So today is day 2 of the Opti-Fast diet. I'm adjusting fairly well. I know I will crave real food soon enough (my husband and son are having waffles for dinner tonight...) but I'm confident that I can get through this. I've done something similar before. (Slim Fast for four meals a day, with 2% milk... Read more

  • it's monday

    4/11/2016 10:42:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get back on track in every way for me. my daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! i'm back at school and i am actively looking for work. i plan on going back to college either this september or next january. it is becoming very challenging to keep a steady job these days. i am find... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/11/2016 1:36:31 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Focus on the future, rather than the past. Re-examine all you think you know. You can mold a future you choose. Be optimistic, dream and take action." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Still tracking! Surprised....??? me too! :-)) Thanks sparky friends!

    4/10/2016 9:29:48 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    347 Ahhh...sparkpeople! Where would we ever be without you? Can you even imagine a more supportive framework to help us achieve our health goals AND...with FRIENDS supporting us every step of the way! I feel like my goals and thoughts and emotions are so important to my sparkling friends...j... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/10/2016 4:49:47 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Know that all people are your brothers and sisters." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • I'm Doing It

    4/10/2016 3:09:22 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    And I'm nailing it! I've completed 35 minutes on the elliptical each day this weekend after the doctor told me to rest for a couple of days. And I must say that my heel is healing quite nicely. Today was the first day I've been able to wear my new runners without any pain in my heel. To ... Read more

  • A New Beginning Again

    4/10/2016 9:04:18 AM, by DONDAIN

    It is not easy to be consistent, finding time in your already busy day or week. I have decided that I am going to have to try to fit this in on my time off at work during the day and not just wait to do it all at night when I get home. I am so tired when I get home that I don't want to think or do a... Read more

  • Catching this before I lose it.

    4/9/2016 4:12:23 PM, by FITJEN48

    This Bible study that I hate on love is whooping my butt. And I have to catch this lesson I'm being taught somewhere so I don't forget. With age comes fogginess. My "see you in divorce court" fight with hubby a few weeks back, that had my 19 yo son cursing at me and calling my mom for back up ... Read more

  • Provision

    4/9/2016 2:18:05 PM, by PASTORJEFF2

    Abraham called the name of that place Jehovah Jireh: as it is said to this day, In the mount of the Lord it shall be seen. Genesis 22:14 Jehovah Jireh means "the Lord will provide" or, literally, "the Lord will see to it." By the time Abraham used this name for God he had learned from personal expe... Read more

  • its saturday

    4/9/2016 2:00:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful and cool sunny day here today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! my daughter and i are taking it easy today. we both enjoyed seeing the movie zootopia yesterday. it was well worth it to go. i'd gladly go again with my daughter to see another movie,anytime. i really enjoy spending time wi... Read more

  • Girls? night.

    4/9/2016 12:14:46 PM, by FITJEN48

    People think I'm old. The worst realization of this came when a dear woman named Ruth, widow to a beloved physician, told me I shouldn't be living with certain health issues in my mid fifties. I was 42. I've never considered decking and elderly woman before, but Ruth was saved by her sweet smile and... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/9/2016 1:34:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Tears and laughter cleanse the heart." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • InterActive Friday

    4/8/2016 11:49:02 AM, by MOCACHOC

    You hear a lot about living a healthy lifestyle, enough that the phrase 'healthy lifestyle' may be one we'd like to permanently retire. The problem is, that phrase describes the life we need to live if we want to get our best bodies - One that looks good and feels good. So, what does it actually m... Read more

  • Who do you go to?

    4/8/2016 10:17:29 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    Is any among you afflicted? Let him pray. James 5:13 "Is that it?" What about checking all our options? What about gathering a support group to cheer us up and cheer us on? The greatest therapy, the surest solution, the sweetest healing that we will find, James says, is in fervent and honest a... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/8/2016 8:57:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mixed weather day here today. it is lightly snowing now and cool. the snow is supposed to let up this morning. my daughter is prepared and so am i. when she was born eleven years ago at the end of march, it was a mix of rain and snow outside. my daughter and i will be heading to see the movie zoot... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/8/2016 2:09:04 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom rather than being swayed by the opinions of others." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/8/2016 2:09:02 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom rather than being swayed by the opinions of others." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Received some more beauties in the consignment gallery...more to come!

    4/7/2016 8:27:06 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    We have been hopping busy at work lately. Just when I thought things were slowing down because season is waning. Usually by Easter in SW FL the streets are wide open from congested traffic, the restaurants don't have hour long waits because they won't accept reservations and we are back to our fiv... Read more

  • Comments / Compliment???

    4/7/2016 2:48:32 PM, by BABY_GIRL69

    Good day Sparkfam! I am actually doing well with my resting time. I needed it as my knees & back of my knee/calf having been giving me a few problems. Food hasn't been a huge issue but I need to do more than walking if I persist at my current level. I am looking a lot better and I hugely am ver... Read more

  • All set to lose baby fat!

    4/7/2016 10:59:39 AM, by APPOORVA

    Baby came with lots of joy and lots of fat!! How on earth was I supposed to diet during pregnancy?? All that glory of being like a princess is now gone and I want to desperately get back at where I used to be... Its been two years after baby's birth and after a few failed attempts, I want to gi... Read more