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  • Could it be the food?

    10/9/2015 2:46:36 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    As most of you know from previous blog posts, I had signed up for Nutrisystem. I purchased a month's worth of dry and frozen foods. The second day on the diet, my abdomen started hurting all of the sudden, and not just an ache, but a serious sharp pain. I told my psychiatrist about it, and she was a... Read more

  • There's a Fire Under My Butt

    10/9/2015 11:56:24 AM, by FITJEN48

    There are certain things that just burn my butt. One of those things is when people say, "You can't do that." Or, any variation thereof. I come by it naturally. My dad once told my mom she couldn't cut her hair short. She promptly grabbed the clippers and headed into the bathroom for what would be t... Read more

  • Three weeks and I'm over it!

    10/9/2015 10:49:57 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Okay, my past blog was written at the 2 week point of my issues with pain. Today, I'm nearing the 3 week mark and still no relief or resolution for the pain. Yesterday I had a colonoscopy performed on me and it came back normal. Nothing there was triggering the pain. So, I've left another mess... Read more

  • it's friday

    10/9/2015 9:24:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    a nice day here today. my daughter has the day off school today. both of us just plan on taking it easy. on thanksgiving, this coming monday here, my daughter and i are joining her grandparents, my sister and her husband for lunch out for my mom. my mom's birthday is this coming monday. so it is a d... Read more

  • In love with God

    10/9/2015 8:20:42 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    “Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:”. Psalms‬ ‭103:1-2‬ I'm just sharing 2 verses, but make time today to go and read the rest of the story. It's great news to a heavy heart!! Now back... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/9/2015 1:36:03 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." - George Bernard Shaw... Read more

  • TGIF

    10/8/2015 11:35:27 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Happy this week is over be blessed and have a wonderful day hugs... Read more

  • Momentum

    10/8/2015 11:24:48 PM, by GREEN99EYEZ

    Today i finally stopped drinking soda so proud that i made this decision and stuck to it if it weren't for succeeding at my first goal i wouldn't be making more goals. So happy in my near future i will be healthy and strong and sexy. I can't wait and just the thought that my dream is a possibility a... Read more

  • October 2015 Blog

    10/8/2015 11:08:41 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    Can't go a month without at least one blog. How's everybody?? I had a birthday. I'm 35 now and my husband had a birthday. I had another stomach flare up which required medication. I'm still on it for a few more days. I'm trying to eat less. I can't necessarily eat super healthy because my... Read more

  • Day 3 - October Challenge

    10/8/2015 12:36:11 PM, by DOTTY7267

    Well, I've been pretty good about returning to the gym, with today being my 5th day in a row. I'm going to be concentrating on my arms and abs today, so I'm not sure what my steps are going to be. I been asked by people why do you do so many 5Ks and/or fitness events? And have I always been thi... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/8/2015 11:59:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter is feeling much better and is back at school today. all the birds say hi. i am heading out shortly for a much needed long walk. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Miss you! I've been contemplative lately. Pics of awesome stuff for the gallery!

    10/8/2015 10:28:17 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    213 Howdy to all of my sparkling friends! 26 Thanks so much for the messages and inquiries on... where the heck AM I? I've missed you all muchly! I've had some setbacks recently on the 'save our home' fight and that always puts me in a worry stupor! When I worry I try not to go on and o... Read more

  • Who have you talked to today?

    10/8/2015 8:27:53 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    "I prayed to the God of heaven" Nehemiah 2:4 First, notice to whom Nehemiah prays. He prays to the God! We are living in a pagan land surrounded by idolatry. There are also countless counterfeits offered for true religion today. But remember this lesson from Nehemiah: there are millions of gods to ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/8/2015 3:46:16 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God." Mary Manin Morressey... Read more

  • one month later

    10/7/2015 11:40:02 PM, by GREEN99EYEZ

    Well finally got to weigh myself and gained five pounds even though i worked out all that Dr pepper caught up to me. The good news is because I've been working out I've been paying more attention to what i eat or drink so i caught my main problem and now I'm making a conscience decision to stop Dr p... Read more

  • Benefits of healthy lifestyles

    10/7/2015 7:18:47 PM, by LDFRANCO

    My healthy lifestyle benefits my whole family. When I choose healthy choices, my family notices and tries to do the same.... Read more

  • Oh, just screw it.

    10/7/2015 5:16:07 PM, by FITJEN48

    You know the saying, "I love Jesus, but I cuss a little?" Well, I cuss a lot. I try hard not too, I make up words on the fly to keep me from cussing. I have a sweet little friend who grew up Christian all her life and she says, she likes me because I'm her friend who cusses. She said, "I like when y... Read more

  • This is a test

    10/7/2015 9:43:27 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    Some of you may remember the early years of television. Every now and the the would interrupt the show and you would hear "this is a test" as they were making sure the emergency notification was working. Today I want you to hear with me, "this is a test," and it is an emergency situation! "My mother... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/7/2015 9:09:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    a lovely day here today. my daughter has a slight cold and is taking it easy this week. she was off school yesterday and decided she wanted to go back to school this morning. all the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/7/2015 1:44:16 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " 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. We can all have food, and jobs, and love, and happiness." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Dr... Read more

  • changes

    10/6/2015 7:02:31 PM, by GREEN99EYEZ

    One of the hardest things for me right now besides giving up soda is having low self esteem I'm not feeling confident in my relationship and we've been together for almost 13 years. I'm feeling like he might and probably does not find me attractive at this weight and even though i know he loves me i... Read more

  • Checking in

    10/6/2015 5:03:09 PM, by LDFRANCO

    I am not feeling good about past choices but I am feeling motivated to learn how to gain the willpower to resist junk food that is given to me.... Read more

  • Today I begin again!

    10/6/2015 4:34:26 PM, by DOTTY7267

    I've been inactive for the past several months while I've completed my degree, which was a goal that I accomplished in August. . . .yeah me! Anyway, while studying and working fulltime, I have put on quite a bit of weight. I must admit that although I have gained weight, it has not completely been t... Read more

  • This is 280 calories

    10/6/2015 1:13:24 PM, by SAHMWICH

    Wow. I can eat SO MUCH MORE FOOD being vegan for way less calories. I'm not sure I'll even be able to finish it.... Read more

  • Going Vegan: Week 3

    10/6/2015 11:50:47 AM, by SAHMWICH

    Since cutting way back on dairy in thr past two weeks, I've become acutely aware of the changes in my body when I do have it. I had a few backsliding moments this weekend and I felt totally awful. Bloated, gassy, stomach aches, fatigue... its pretty obvious that I need to give it up. Cheese will ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/6/2015 9:35:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    a cloudy start to the day here today. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends. all of the birds say hi. not too much planned for the day. taking it easy today. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • You have value

    10/6/2015 8:21:23 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    Sometimes you may feel as if God can't and doesn't love you. But listen to what His Son Jesus says; “And this is the will of Him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on Him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.” John‬ ‭6:40‬ ‭... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/6/2015 1:12:50 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters." - Mother Teresa... Read more

  • Health

    10/5/2015 8:49:45 PM, by LDFRANCO

    To me, health means being able to run and play with my kids. It means fitting into my skinny jeans again. It means having normal blood pressure and not worrying about diabetes. It means lessening my chances of my eyes getting worse. I keep falling off the band wagon. I forget that I have my sp... Read more

  • new goals

    10/5/2015 7:46:18 PM, by GREEN99EYEZ

    Well its time to give up soda I'm going to cut it out of my diet this week starting tomorrow i know its going to be hard and i may have to supplement diet soda or tea so the caffeine withdrawals aren't so bad. I'm scared though just because its a real addiction for me but I'm going to have faith in ... Read more

  • Habit: Tell a new story.

    10/5/2015 7:31:13 PM, by FITJEN48

    We’re all messed up people. Why start a blog entry about habits with a statement like that? I’ll get to that in a minute. Let’s go back to January. Weren’t you just humming along with a plan and a pen? I don’t know about you, but I usually push harder through January than a shovel in ... Read more

  • It's hot!!

    10/5/2015 11:56:09 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    Imagine living for eternity inside this furnace. Not a pleasant thought is it? Yet God has created a place even worse than this for the devil and his angels. "Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand; Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:... Read more

  • a cloudy cool day

    10/5/2015 9:02:28 AM, by MOMMY445

    a cloudy day here today,with some rain this morning and some this afternoon. that is okay with me and with my daughter. she say hi to all of mommy's friends. all of the birds say hi. back to looking for work and working on my online courses today. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • national day of

    10/5/2015 8:28:24 AM, by -COURT-

    sorry i didn't post last few months or the first 4 days of this month.
    ber/ October 1 ◦National Fire Pup Day ◦National Homemade Cookies Day October 2 ◦National Custodial Workers Recognition Day ◦National Name Your Car Day ◦National ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/5/2015 2:03:11 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " 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 Read more

  • Being converted

    10/4/2015 3:20:45 PM, by PASTORJEFF2

    “Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;” ‭‭Acts‬ ‭3:19‬ ‭ Two steps, repent, or turn away from is step one. Then step two, be converted, or to become different. If we turn away f... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/4/2015 1:42:24 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Nothing worth having comes easy." - Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople... Read more

  • New me

    10/3/2015 11:42:06 PM, by GREEN99EYEZ

    I got 15 workouts under my belt i feel like its a start and its great because I've been on the verge of gaining more than ever. I'm starting to feel a little more confident and energetic but my mind is still pretty negative. I'm not giving up though working out at least every other day until i can p... Read more

  • Tri today!

    10/3/2015 8:34:20 PM, by SHERYL_B

    Wow! What a great race today at the KVR Dam Challenge! Everything for the last two weeks (3 chiro appt in a week, high ibuprofen intake the last 8 days, moving, and just stress in general) felt like I should just skip it, but I've wanted to do this race for three years. I am so glad I did. No ... Read more

  • Getting back on board

    10/3/2015 2:04:21 PM, by PINKSAINT247

    After the Biggest Loser Challenge, I was burnt out. I didn't want to track food. I didn't want to do any more exercise. I was done. So I took a hiatus from my journey. It was only supposed to be for a couple weeks, but it turned into a few months. I did pretty good maintaining, but after a few we... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/3/2015 12:50:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very cool, windy day here today. I'm taking it easy and so is my daughter. all of the birds say hi. have a wonderful day , everyone!... Read more

  • Never full

    10/3/2015 10:16:40 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    Maybe you've been living life your way, doing the things you want to do, but can't understand why there is no joy and no fulfillment. Listen to what God says to us; "I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels" Psalm 81:12 At first glance, this might not sound s... Read more

  • Week 1 of my Fall 5% challenge

    10/3/2015 8:46:03 AM, by REDMEL

    Honestly, I was not sure that I was going to be able to do this. I stink at dieting. I hate exercising. I think everyone gets to a point where they realize that age, children, and lifestyle has caught up with them and we just can not continue down the same road if we want to feel g... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/3/2015 2:04:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow." -Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/3/2015 12:26:16 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn glorious success." - Elbert Hubbard... Read more

  • Two weeks...getting old

    10/2/2015 10:07:59 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Here I am in week two of being in severe pain. I've gotten to the point where I "tolerate" it and go on living life. I just ask people to not make me laugh, because it hurts so bad it makes me cry when I laugh. I've now been to the doctor 7 times since a week ago Monday (6 + trip to hospital f... Read more

  • My Goals

    10/2/2015 4:25:55 PM, by RAPUNZEL53

    My goals this winter are to continue with healthy life style and keep making improvements. Also try to live in the moment and be positive.... Read more

  • Choosing JOY!

    10/2/2015 11:45:17 AM, by VISUALLYRICS

    My podiatrist increased the arch height in my sport orthotic yesterday at my appt....:::I hope this helps. It is challenging to find ways to work out when my foot is not 100%. LOL! ....kinda funny that my heels feel great...but something is tweaked in the middle of one foot. 40 BUT I'm looking... Read more

  • Oct 2nd: Instant Headache & Fever

    10/2/2015 10:09:21 AM, by FATHINSN

    Maybe I should just let the tears flow. The reality of my grandma passed away when I heard the news last night felt more real when I dropped my parents to the airport. Then the terrible headache and sudden fever came this morning, making me felt so helpless alone at home. I still try hard not to cr... Read more

  • Who is in control?

    10/2/2015 8:33:19 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    Life often appears to be out of control. Sometimes we just need a reminder that the Lord has always and will always be in control. “Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭135:6‬ ... Read more

  • October!?!

    10/1/2015 9:36:19 PM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Wow, where is the year going?! We are finally to my favorite time of the year! The cooler nights, the jacket weather, almost time to get my sweaters out again! My theory is in the winter, if you're cold, you can always put on a sweater or something. In the summer, if you're too hot, you're out o... Read more

  • I'm BAAACK!

    10/1/2015 4:18:28 PM, by KNH771

    Actually, I never really left, but I haven't been blogging for several months. Work has been crazy busy, and recently, I've spent more time in hotels than in my own bed. Fortunately though, things are about to change. I have several weeks at home, in my own house. That means that it become... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/1/2015 12:45:21 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter and i will be out enjoying the weather once she is done school for the day. the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Right will always be right and wrong will always be wrong no matter our own thoughts.

    10/1/2015 10:26:50 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;”. Romans‬ ‭1:18‬ ‭ Everyone, even many non-Christians, enjoy talking about the love of God. But here we are reminded that the wrath of God is also rev... Read more

  • Oct 1st: Began New Month With Sadness

    10/1/2015 9:44:03 AM, by FATHINSN

    My grandma has passed away.... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/1/2015 1:26:11 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Trust in the Light. Darkness is not a force - it is merely the absence of light. Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place, the darkness disappears. Sadness is similar : When joy is brought to suffering, the sadness disappears. Open yourself to the Light ! Hold back noth... Read more

  • It all makes sense now. I think. Maybe. Yeah.

    10/1/2015 12:16:58 AM, by FITJEN48

    I was heading in to Bible study today and..(you know when a story starts out like that it's gonna get weird so be prepared). Actually, the story begins shortly after my morning walk. It was 60 degrees outside, I just finished a 40 minute walk with a friend to walk in the front door and find my husba... Read more

  • Help is available

    9/30/2015 4:18:06 PM, by PASTORJEFF2

    Philippians 2:4 “Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” In all areas of life we are to help one another. Even when it comes to losing weight we need the support of those around us. We are each unique and each of us have found things that will wo... Read more

  • Going Vegan: Week 2

    9/30/2015 10:42:34 AM, by SAHMWICH

    I was vegetarian most of the summer and aiming toward veganism. I backslid a few weeks and last week decided it was time to finally start working toward veganism. I am first to admit that there is definitely a draw from the amazing weight loss stories I've read on the Forks Over Knives website,... Read more

  • a beautiful fall day

    9/30/2015 9:36:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    a nice cool fall day here today. my doctor's appointment went very well yesterday. i ended up having to have two blood tests before i left the building where my doctor is located.that is okay. i want to make sure i am healthy inside and out. my daughter is sooo excited about halloween this year. i h... Read more

  • Sep 30th: Rumbling Stomach Solution

    9/30/2015 8:12:18 AM, by FATHINSN

    After a long talk with a new doctor - I decided to try the new clinic quite close to my office - apparently my stomach rumbling problem was from my stress. Something about the stress triggered my body to cause more gastric acid that caused my stomach had "active" action and caused gassy problem. ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    9/30/2015 1:25:10 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touch down." - Ross Perot... Read more

  • You told me so...

    9/29/2015 7:04:16 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Yes, you all warned me, but I still did it anyway. I signed up for a month of Nutrisystem. And let me just say, that is all they will be getting from me. From poor to mediocre foods that lack taste to the fact it costs well over $500 a month. It doesn't include everything you need to have a healthy ... Read more

  • Introducing future me.

    9/29/2015 6:29:36 PM, by FITJEN48

    So, my last blog dealt with the feelings of failure from the past. Inspired by this spark acrticle.
    1845&page=2 In the article, this spark person, wrote about making a phone call to her former self to fill her in on the details o... Read more

  • Sep 29th: A Bloated, Gassy, Stomachache Human

    9/29/2015 10:42:01 AM, by FATHINSN

    Or simply put, food poison LOL I think I got a mild version but it still annoyed me. Good news is no heavy puking or diarrhea. Bad news, my stomach is swollen with unbreakable gas; no burp or fart that can help release the bloated feeling so either I use a giant pin to poke hole through my stomach o... Read more

  • a cloudy mild day

    9/29/2015 8:45:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    there is a chance of rain and perhaps a thunderstorm here this afternoon. i have a doctor's appointment this morning. just a follow up. it has been a while since i have been to see my doctor. there has been so much going on in my life that is positive that i have not had the chance to go to see my d... Read more

  • Sometimes we need a reminder

    9/29/2015 8:43:22 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    “A woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth from the city of Thyatira, who worshiped God, was listening. The Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was spoken by Paul. After she and her household were baptized, she urged us, “If you consider me a believer in the Lord, come and stay at... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    9/29/2015 1:14:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The world is incomprehensible. We won't ever understand it : we won't ever unravel its secrets. Thus we must treat the world as it is : a sheer mystery." - Carlos Castaneda... Read more

  • I'm gonna poke you where it hurts, you better sit down.

    9/28/2015 2:58:19 PM, by FITJEN48

    I’m about to poke you where it hurts. How do I know? Because it hurts me too. Are you sitting down? Go ahead, plop down for a minute. I’m gonna tell you exactly why I’m here. In the quiet moments in my life, the ones when running around stops, and my head hits the pillow, I hurt and often... Read more

  • Sep 28th: Being A Realistic In Love?

    9/28/2015 10:42:01 AM, by FATHINSN

    I had an interesting conversation over lunch with a friend. I shared my mock date experience on last Saturday. She was supportive if the mock date could lead to actual dates but she also warned me. How I need to be more realistic on the guy I will fall in love and spend my life with him. In our soc... Read more

  • Nothing is impossible

    9/28/2015 8:56:34 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    When Jesus calls us there is nothing that we can't do. ““Come! ” He said. And climbing out of the boat, Peter started walking on the water and came toward Jesus.” Matthew‬ ‭14:29‬ ‭ The truth is, if Jesus is behind it and we are focused on Him then He will empower us to accomplish ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    9/28/2015 1:55:37 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I reach toward the shining mountain, beyond the fog of daily worries." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • What are you doing with your body?

    9/27/2015 9:49:04 PM, by PASTORJEFF2

    “Don’t you know that your body is a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought at a price. Therefore glorify God in your body.” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭6:19-20‬ ‭ As we look at these verses you will see that they don't li... Read more

  • how I have been doing since Ladies Retreat

    9/27/2015 2:14:36 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    just what it says... Read more

  • Sep 27th: Happy Birthday, My Friend Sarah

    9/27/2015 10:40:56 AM, by FATHINSN

    Today is my friend's birthday. We had a small group celebrating her birthday tonight at an Indian restaurant :D Two friends helped coordinate a scrap book contained birthday wishes. I did crane origami pieces; one crane contained a personal letter to her :D Also a surprise: each of us who atten... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    9/27/2015 1:25:04 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in." - Mary Anne Radmacher... Read more

  • The chains that bind us

    9/27/2015 12:19:20 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Why be shackled by your past when you can set free to experience what lies in today and tomorrow. Your past may have sculpted you into who you are today, but if you continue to hid behind those things, you continue to be chained to it until you see that those things are not what are hindering you, b... Read more

  • Whoa body!

    9/26/2015 9:59:11 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Had a couple of poorly planned days that have my tummy and my body totally out of whack. Gave into temptation and had a Wendy's jr frosty and a fries for totally healthy of me! I made chocolate chip cookies for the boys and of course had to have a couple, and then for dinner had real me... Read more

  • What do you treasure?

    9/26/2015 4:57:22 PM, by PASTORJEFF2

    “How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping Your word. I have sought You with all my heart; don’t let me wander from Your commands. I have treasured Your word in my heart so that I may not sin against You.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭119:9-11‬ ‭ The key to success in life is to start early.... Read more

  • Fun Fact

    9/26/2015 12:08:17 PM, by POSEY440

    Hope this is true @OMGFacts: Exercisers can improve their performance by as much as 50 percent if they eat dark chocolate regularly. ... Read more

  • Why Why Why

    9/26/2015 11:45:23 AM, by LMMONTES

    Today I need to start and look at myself and see what I can change. I started stationary bike today, 5 minutes in the morning and at night. The doctor say my glucose is at 129, I am hoping by not dinking cokes any more this will help. I started counseling again, I was told it get worse before it ... Read more

  • Bad Week+ Menu Plan

    9/26/2015 11:24:23 AM, by _SHERRY_

    So yes, I had a bad week. I won't go into detail. It's all about the prep this week, as I was completely unprepared last week. Right now in the oven is a breakfast casserole. It's similar to this one here:
    ints ... Read more

  • Sep 26th: A Mock Date

    9/26/2015 10:48:41 AM, by FATHINSN

    A friend who I haven't met yet in person came to my town for a short break this weekend (for his cousin's wedding and a festival). We always had conversation online and couple times on phone so I was curious about him in person. So we planned our meet up and it was sort of a practice date as la... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    9/26/2015 2:08:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." - Eleanor Roosevelt... Read more

  • Counting my many blessings and hugs for a stranger!

    9/25/2015 9:18:35 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    458 There by the grace of God go I. I reflect upon this as I think of my day at work. I received an e-mail with some pictures of some items a customer wanted to consign with our gallery. I'm SO full of pictures right now that I almost politely declined via e-mail. But something about this partic... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/25/2015 12:38:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! it has been a mostly busy week for me this week. my daughter is taking it easy this weekend. i do not have much planned,either. all of the birds say hi. have a great day,everyone and a terrific weekend!... Read more

  • Side-lined, yet again

    9/25/2015 10:20:41 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    It's been a bad week. A VERY bad week. After an absolutely wonderful weekend where the sun shined, I rode my bike and ate healthy, it all fell apart at 2 am on Monday morning. At first I thought the stabbing burning pain in my abdomen was a result of using unused muscled during my bike ride. So I to... Read more

  • When life gets difficukt

    9/25/2015 8:36:39 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    We’ve all had days (and maybe even years) when life just doesn’t seem to be going our way! I've had several of them lately and in my devotion time today I ran across this and thought I'd share it with you. 1. Remember that your Character should always be stronger than your Circumstances. We c... Read more

  • Sep 25th: The Hazy Friday

    9/25/2015 8:16:25 AM, by FATHINSN

    We had quite hazy day here at my place. Still visible enough to drive but once I out from my car, the air smelled like smoke and felt like I was walking in a cloudy dream state, haha. It was also the day after a public holiday so the mood was also quite hazy, haha. Even my computer wasn't working at... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    9/25/2015 2:26:01 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 Read more

  • Stress and Anxiety

    9/24/2015 11:46:45 PM, by LDFRANCO

    Have you struggled with stress or anxiety related to your weight-loss program or weigh-ins? Blog about your experience. Sometimes, just getting things off your mind will help you find a new perspective. I struggle with stress and anxiety every single day 24/7. I have an autistic child. I am t... Read more

  • Here's the kicker. (A follow up to the previous blog entry)

    9/24/2015 11:10:07 PM, by FITJEN48

    Friends are awesome. They're so quick to tell you the truth. My BFF's name is Lisa. And this morning, at breakfast, (she knows my story really well) she reminded me that people say dumb things. They have no clue how bad they're hurting someone, and the important thing for me to remember is that what... Read more

  • Friends, freaks and fat.

    9/24/2015 9:41:52 PM, by FITJEN48

    Rolling into week one of BLC was tough for me, if I am being honest. While the death of my gramma was a challenge, it was some interesting stuff that followed that challenged me even more. There's something very difficult that happened to me a long time ago. I had to be in contact with someone ... Read more

  • a cooler day

    9/24/2015 9:16:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    a great day to get outdoors. my daughter has cross country practice this morning, before she started school. she enjoys being active and encourages me to do the same. all of the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • a cooler day

    9/24/2015 9:16:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    a great day to get outdoors. my daughter has cross country practice this morning, before she started school. she enjoys being active and encourages me to do the same. all of the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Be encouraged

    9/24/2015 8:32:41 AM, by PASTORJEFF2

    It's true, Christians will have trials and tribulations! We live in a fallen and sinful world and are not exempt from the problems that arise because of that. However, we have something that others don't understand. We have hope!! “For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with t... Read more

  • Round 2 Day 1

    9/24/2015 7:46:44 AM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    Dearest Friends! I'm SO excited! I lost 7.6#'s during my first Whole30! I'm such a hard nut to crack for weight loss! I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis, post-menopausal, and pre-diabetic [insulin resistant] plus I had a knee injury in May and I'm just now able to start walking again. YET, I lost a... Read more

  • Sep 24th: Selamat Hari Raya Aidiladha

    9/24/2015 7:37:19 AM, by FATHINSN

    Today is Eid Adha, one of events in Islam. Early morning, Muslims will gather at mosques and perform Eid Adha prayer together. On the previous day, we are recommended to do a voluntary fast but I didn't do it because I still on my period (having period means can't do fasting in Islam). On today and ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    9/24/2015 2:10:33 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams." - Ashley Smith... Read more

  • The quest for health and happiness..and the perfect hair color..snort!

    9/23/2015 11:50:17 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    213 Hello my dazzling sparkling friends! Life is short...there are SO many things to accomplish with this lifetime! I'd love to get my Josher's book published and out into the world. I'd love to get my book out there on coping with the loss of a child. I NEED to get my book out there on the crip... Read more