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  • Today's Inspiration

    8/1/2014 1:31:16 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Approach life with an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Daughter Concerns

    8/1/2014 12:40:38 AM, by AUNTCAT

    I can't get my daughter out of my mind. She is not seeking employment while in college. She is quite introverted. She continues to keep her 4.0 GPA, but unfortunately, that will not result in her being employed if she is not persistent in filling out job applications and telling the... Read more

  • TGIF

    8/1/2014 12:37:45 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed sending prayers light joy laughter and love hugz... Read more

  • Another One Bites the Dust...

    7/31/2014 7:57:27 PM, by _RAMONA

    ...the DAY, NOT the STREAK. (I'll never claim to be a great photographer, lol) Surprise, surprise, SURPRISE! I was up this morning before the al... Read more

  • This Time I'll Make It

    7/31/2014 1:48:27 PM, by JP5214

    I've been haphazard with this site because I just didn't want to face that I flaked out on my weight loss goals after my loss (which at least I've maintained 75# lost.) I'm going to be hitting a big age mark next week and I want to be at my goal by Thanksgiving and, hopefully, publishing this b... Read more

  • Thursdary

    7/31/2014 9:40:08 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    had bum wednesday si tifay has ti be good sending prayers blessings and ugz... Read more

  • Thursdary

    7/31/2014 9:40:05 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    had bum wednesday si tifay has ti be good sending prayers blessings and ugz... Read more

  • August WILL be better!

    7/31/2014 9:05:31 AM, by KTTAYLOR21

    Just wanted to do a quick blog post. This month has been a roller coaster ride. My got as low as 182 and today I am back up to 186.8. I have been drinking sodas like a mad woman!! I haven't drank this many soda's in very long time. NO more!!! I am heading over to the DC Conve... Read more

  • feeling good

    7/31/2014 8:54:06 AM, by MOMMY445

    had a good night's sleep last night and i feel so much better today. enjoyed the time i spent with my daughter yesterday. today, i will be working on my online course for a while. then i have to go and pick up some more mail where i used to live. i plan on meeting up with my good friend for supper ... Read more

  • Be a Dreamer- My first Bike Ride in 30 years

    7/31/2014 8:25:22 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Went for a bike ride for the first time since I was in my 20's. WOW! I actually didn't plaster my pace into the ground this time. It was evening and the stars were out. I felt the breeze and I felt like a kid again. The crickets were out and the street lights were on. The hum of the electricity... Read more

  • Habit

    7/31/2014 7:33:12 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    That causes me the most trouble is Diet Mountain Dew. I love the taste, the bubbles in my mouth and the caffeine rush.... Read more

  • Ab Challenge

    7/31/2014 5:11:33 AM, by CRUISEBOUND2014

    Anybody care to join me?
    07/31-day-ab-challenge/ ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/31/2014 1:18:47 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Stand Tall. Stand Proud. Know that you are unique and magnificent. You do not need the approval of others." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Tired, But Victorious

    7/31/2014 12:42:41 AM, by _RAMONA

    Up at 6:00 AM (my Mr. lovingly reinforced the alarm clock with a kiss... it's a special thing when someone else wants you to succeed as ... Read more

  • Laura's update: Lovin' my new GYM!

    7/30/2014 7:35:46 PM, by VISUALLYRICS

    It's been almost a month since I joined my new gym - Planet Fitness!! ...:::and I am feeling Ggrreat! Can I just give a holler for Fitness? Do you know how I spell f.i.t.n.e.s.s.? - health ....laughter.....balance.....e
    nerg... Read more

  • Time Sensitive Offer (Buck Books!)

    7/30/2014 11:59:53 AM, by _RAMONA

    I've been wanting to read this book, but I didn't want to pay the hardcover price... now everyone can read it for less than the price of a coffee! (I read my kindle books on my PC) "Death by Food Pyramid has receive... Read more

  • Change your mind Change your body

    7/30/2014 9:52:44 AM, by RONI122

    I just woke up one day and decided I didn't want to feel like this anymore, or ever again. SO I CHANGED! I had lots of excuses for not being able to change, but at the end of the day, they we were excuses. Being able to change starts with your DECISION TO CHANGE! Author Unknown A... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/30/2014 9:41:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    had a somewhat restless night last night. so today i am more tired than usual. i will have a power nap this afternoon and that will help. i am running some errands today. then i am spending some time with my daughter. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more


    7/30/2014 5:22:48 AM, by MIRAGE727

    Ya Just Gotta Believe! ... Read more

  • Happyhump day

    7/30/2014 12:42:57 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy your day hugz... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/30/2014 12:17:58 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Things don't go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be." - Charles " Tremendous " Jones Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople... Read more

  • A two week challenge

    7/29/2014 10:49:15 PM, by LADYJ6942

    I have a terrible habit of justifying why I eat certain things when it comes to nutrition discussions with my trainer. Such as I'll eat taco Bell chili cheese burritos and when he schools me and the I reply with things such as I was tight on time, tired, it is what I was craving. I know full well ... Read more

  • The Week That Redeemed My World (and my heart)

    7/29/2014 7:45:51 PM, by _RAMONA
    watch?v=Y3BJjehjOGo Helen Reddy - Peaceful In the morning fun when no one will be drinking any more wine, I'll wake the sun up by givin' him a fresh air full of the wind cup; And I won't be found in the shadows hiding sorrow, And I can ... Read more

  • Starting Again, Again!

    7/29/2014 11:02:28 AM, by DOTTY7267

    Well, it has been quite a while since I've been back and active on this site, but the one thing that I know, is that when I get serious about my weight management - I need to be here! I have put on several pounds, 30 to be exact. I have made the commitment to get down by December 2014, which I bel... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    7/29/2014 9:52:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's tuesday! a day where i can enjoy some much needed time doing whatever i feel like. school is done and i did really well. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hello,hello! another month will be finishing in a few days. i am looking forward to a new month starting on friday. my birthday als... Read more

  • Now I did it...

    7/29/2014 8:54:57 AM, by CHANGETHEGARDS

    ...and "it" is not a good thing. I have added back all 25 pounds that I lost last year. On the one hand, I'm glad I know now, instead of another 5 pounds from now. On the other hand... ugh. So, tonight I will pack my gym bag, and tomorrow I will go to the gym. Today, I will track my food dilig... Read more

  • Just the Facts!

    7/29/2014 1:09:30 AM, by _RAMONA

    I was up at 6:00 AM. I wish I could say it's getting easier. Part of the problem is getting to bed by 10:00 PM... with the Divine Miss O on holidays, ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/29/2014 1:02:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it." - Unknown... Read more

  • Tues

    7/29/2014 12:24:22 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Sebding pe=rayers blessings and hugz... Read more

  • A hodgepodge

    7/28/2014 6:52:04 PM, by LADYJ6942

    Since moving into our new place and the kids getting their place my DD and I have started to spend Sundays together. It is our day. We go to lunch, hang at the house with the dog, watch movies, talk, go bumming around to various shops, visit the human society and have dinner at my place. It is gener... Read more

  • Living Victoriously!

    7/28/2014 4:52:19 PM, by _RAMONA

    I know... it's probably too soon to claim 'victorious' in reference to my STREAKING, but a SPARKLing friend of mine has 'living victoriously' as her feed comment, and just reading the words filled me with JOY! ...and it occurs to me to ask, is it really premature? If: "The secret to s... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/28/2014 2:42:28 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " You know that you have fully experienced love when you turn into love - that is the spiritual goal of life." - Deepak Chopra... Read more

  • Making the decision to make a change

    7/28/2014 1:23:18 PM, by JLM418

    My cousin posted one of those inspiration quote things on her Facebook page the other day that really struck me hard. It said "To make a change you must first make the decision to change"... or something like that. The reason this struck me so profoundly is because I realized there are so many thin... Read more

  • New WEEK

    7/28/2014 12:31:42 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your week be blessed sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/28/2014 12:31:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Your life is not decided by fate ; you must create the future you want by taking the right actions now." - Alan Kay... Read more

  • A Male Poodle Mix and a Male Bulldog

    7/27/2014 10:05:12 PM, by ILOVELIFE2012

    My 2 1/2 year old male poodle mix is Charlie. My fiancé's 8 year-old english bull dog is named Shamus. Been hanging out with these 2 guys all weekend. Seriously fun. They are not friends like my sister's dog and my dog but they get along fine enough. We feed them in different rooms. C... Read more

  • It's been a while...

    7/27/2014 3:06:22 PM, by SNICKLBIT522

    It has been nearly three years since I have blogged and boy has a lot happened! I have had 2 beautiful children who are now 2 and 4 months. That brings us to 3 kids total two boys and one girl. I am a stay at home mom now and while I love spending so much time with my children it has been very diffi... Read more

  • Gods day

    7/27/2014 2:16:16 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed sending prayewrs hugz... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/27/2014 12:20:58 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity." - Nathaniel Branden... Read more

  • No Breaks!

    7/26/2014 9:58:07 PM, by MIRAGE727

    I believe any lifestyle is 24/7! ... Read more

  • Deja Vu

    7/26/2014 9:21:47 PM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    I remember now how much I started hating my bedroom, the television, sleeping . . . when I had my surgery back in February. Now I feel like I'm in an episode of the Twilight Zone as I sit here, once again, staring at a black TV screen with just the word ROKU moving randomly around the screen. Ever... Read more

  • Twenty Pounds

    7/26/2014 7:00:06 PM, by POSEY440

    I am excited I hit my first small goal Iam now 1/3 of the way to my goal, I have been getting comments that I look good and they noticed I lost weight feels good and motivational.... Read more

  • Saturday Streakin'...

    7/26/2014 2:54:11 PM, by _RAMONA

    LOOK! Everyone's doing it! (Can you believe this was ever a fad?!?) I'd much rather continue with my SparkStreak: ... Read more

  • It's no wonder girls and women feel fat.

    7/26/2014 2:06:10 PM, by BOVEY63

    Several times over the past few days I have come across the following story online. 'Plus-sized' model Robyn Lawley posts unedited, makeup-free bikini selfies My question is: "How the heck is she considered 'plus sized'? It's... Read more

  • Do You Know What 2day is?

    7/26/2014 12:50:54 PM, by BABY_GIRL69

    Good DaySparkfam! Today is the day I celebrate 19 years of marriage with hubby of course. It has not been without blood sweat agony & pain. Most like weight loss. BUT there has been joy happiness & tenderness & a bond so deep we still together. Oh our actual day is the 22nd but it's tough to ce... Read more

  • it's saturday

    7/26/2014 9:37:31 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great time yesterday with my daughter. my good friend treated her to some ice cream, which she really enjoys. then we were off to enjoy the rest of the day. if the weather is nice today, my good friend and i may go on a day trip north of the city. if not, we will do things in the city, such ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/26/2014 3:00:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My joy is the golden sunset giving thanks for another day. Gratitude itself is a source of joy." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Amazing how much things can change...

    7/26/2014 12:18:22 AM, by _RAMONA 2 weeks. Two weeks ago I was all over the place emotionally... and I was a lot closer to just throwing in the towel than I wanted to admit. I mostly felt tired and worn down by this process that was not paying o... Read more

  • Setting myself up for success

    7/25/2014 11:10:22 PM, by CHICATSUN

    Hello there, Long time no see. I'm back. And I'm back.... I'm working each day (and it's a struggle) to make small changes. I'm focusing myself this weekend on setting up for success for the coming week. Instead of being lazy, as usual, I NEED to take some time to work out, coo... Read more

  • Good things!

    7/25/2014 10:22:47 PM, by ELISADENK

    Wearing my 'skinny' shorts. Lowest weight in three years (before health crisis). BP meds cut in half. (readings were 'good') Jenny-cat acclimating. See improvements daily. (still have a ways to go) Actually LIKE my new doctor! ... Read more

  • Back again and feeling very down

    7/25/2014 9:39:31 PM, by LMMONTES

    I wish life was easy but as everyone knows life has it's ups and downs. I have decided that on my own I haven't been able to understand eating. I just received my B.A. in Early childhood Education it took me about 9 years but I finished. . Now to take care of myself and become a bet... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/25/2014 12:41:21 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always " no ". If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place." - Nora Roberts Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople... Read more

  • Can't believe I did this!

    7/24/2014 9:40:36 PM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    Does this look familiar? Nope, it is not another picture from my surgery in February, even though it looks almost the same. My son and I were working on some home renovations yesterday. Without going into the long story of how ... Read more

  • Streakin'... Day 2!

    7/24/2014 6:45:41 PM, by _RAMONA

    (I won't do one of these every day, but for now the sense of accomplishment helps me do it all again tomorrow...) First there was... Streakin'!!! (what and why I'm streaking)
    al.asp?blog_id=5744420 ... Read more

  • Oh where to begin

    7/24/2014 6:03:04 PM, by LADYJ6942

    So lets see, 9 months ago I made a decision to quit my office job and pursue my passion and latest degree in baking by taking a job as a full time baker w/potentional to train into decorating and such. Sadly at the same time we, me, husband and two adult children, were facing the lose of our residen... Read more

  • Kittie, Jona & flowers

    7/24/2014 5:49:31 PM, by MARLINDA5

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  • Windows 10???

    7/24/2014 2:26:38 PM, by -COURT-

    What should I do? I have Windows 9, but according to : 'We’re making updates that may impact your Ancestry experience. Certain features on Ancestry will have reduced functionality or may not be supported when using Internet Explorer 8 or 9. Check out the recommended browsers for mo... Read more

  • Words CAN Be Enough... page 4

    7/24/2014 1:58:55 PM, by _RAMONA set the world on fire, to move mountains, to change a life... because words taken to heart become the arms, legs, hearts, and souls who stand in solidarity, who love as required, and do what must be done. Words have always had a very important role in my life. I like how they taste... th... Read more

  • What Successful Weight Loss People Do Right

    7/24/2014 9:58:18 AM, by MAKEITBETTER

    It's no surprise. People who really do lose the weight they need to lose, people who really do transform their lives, they all have one thing in common. They are consistent. Whatever we do consistently in our lives...becomes our l... Read more

  • it's thursday

    7/24/2014 8:50:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    i feel a bit tired today. that is okay. school will be done tomorrow. then i will be off to spend some time with my daughter. i am so glad my good friend is in my life. he has been there for me through all of the challenges i faced and the ones i am now facing. all of the birds are doing well and sa... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/24/2014 12:13:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises - often with great intensity. Be open to new ways ; sometimes newness just knocks on your door ; welcome it." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Feeding Obesity: Fixing the Fat Problem (FREE Viewing)

    7/23/2014 11:38:16 PM, by _RAMONA

    Feeding Obesity Testimonials
    atch?v=XeVyk5dJ15g#t=14 These people - Milton (71 pounds), Carolyn (26.5 pounds), Shawn (98 pounds) and MJ (69 pounds), and their stories, are VERY compelling!!! Collective weight loss: 245 pounds in four months - 10% - 1... Read more

  • computers

    7/23/2014 9:50:41 PM, by MINNIE

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  • My 90 day Bikini Mommy Challenge

    7/23/2014 4:50:41 PM, by --MAY--

    Well I did the fitness test! WOW is all I could say So here is day one: 1. Squats 30 2. Hi-knees 49 3. Push-ups 13 on knees and full and only went down a couple inches but I did SOME! 4. Squat Jumps 19 5. Tri-cep Dips 18 6. Burpees 5 NO 7. Alt. Lunges 8 8. Elbow Plank 50 ... Read more

  • I am NOT a SparkFraud! (Streakin'... Day 1!)

    7/23/2014 4:49:38 PM, by _RAMONA

    This entry is an amendment to yesterday's blog... you may want to read it first: Streakin'!!!
    al.asp?blog_id=5744420 As I was making supper ... Read more

  • So Hot...!

    7/23/2014 3:41:45 PM, by SWEETTOOTH10

    Just a quick blog before work. It is soo... hot today that my appetite is low... I 'm Trying to eat on lower end of ranges, and definitely more fresh fruit and veggies. I DON'T want to eat anything too fatty or creamy, or I'd feel like I'd Have a lead balloon in my gut! Which is good , because... Read more

  • Negative People!

    7/23/2014 11:17:44 AM, by MIRAGE727

    I have to remind myself every day! People outside of my circle of influence, former friends, and seeing what others tolerate can really get old! I will take the action I need to resolve the negativity trying to infiltrate the life I OWN! The negative miserable people are there in life! I've let go... Read more

  • Follow up

    7/23/2014 11:02:51 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I'll keep this one short and sweet. Hubby and I had a long couple of days, and a night. We started discussing the reality. I need to be there for my child. If that means going, I was going. Hubby had no intention of moving. I know that. Even though this house is too small for both of us... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/23/2014 8:47:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm almost finished school until september. just two more days after today and i will be done. it won't be as hot here today. some relief from the humidity that has been around for quite a few days. my daughter is really enjoying day camp,soccer and the reading club at the local library. every week ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/23/2014 1:05:13 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude." - William James ... Read more

  • Happyhump day

    7/23/2014 12:31:49 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Sending prayers and blessings live life to the fullest hugz... Read more

  • Facing fears

    7/22/2014 11:54:19 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    and trying something new! I faced a fear of not knowing exactly where I was going and if there were any dogs to be wary of. I ran the route and it is absolutely gorgeous! It is a strenuous run and off the beaten path and one that I will definitely do again SOON! ... Read more

  • stupid bulbs!!

    7/22/2014 8:59:38 PM, by GARDENCHRIS

    Ok .. My blog yesterday talked about the "STUPID BULBS" I have all over one side of my garden. They are called Star of Bethlehem.... well I wish they would go back to Bethlehem! LOL So I am going to show you what I am up against! Read more

  • Streakin'!!!

    7/22/2014 7:01:25 PM, by _RAMONA
    atch?v=bxUfg3uCBbg Don't look Ethel, LOL! Anybody else think of that song when they hear someone mention a streak, or am I the only one this old around here, LOL? It cracks me up every time I hear it! All kidding aside, I think ab... Read more

  • The problem with cereal.

    7/22/2014 1:05:16 PM, by OHSOSVELTE

    I cannot eat just one bowl. I talk myself into two. And it is so easy to pour and eat before rationality kicks back in. So now I just ate breakfast and lunch. Or lunch and snack. Haven't gone over my calorie count yet, but it doesn't leave much for dinner. Good thing I feel sick. Man I ju... Read more

  • breakup bluez and b'day ideaz...

    7/22/2014 11:55:34 AM, by SPARKINON

    usually try keep blogging on the upper! but feelin' a bit ouchies after breaking up with my partner, bf birthday is coming up in about a week's time and because it's kind of a mid-milestone (35) i'd like to do something for it, even though i don't feel like doing anything for it...con... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    7/22/2014 8:42:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through another day. my daughter is doing well and says hi! today there are two classes. one in the morning and one in the afternoon. i still have some errands to run today. that is okay with me. i will pace myself, as it is another very warm day here today. all of the birds say cheep,chee... Read more

  • motivation of the day

    7/22/2014 8:06:22 AM, by MOMOF5GIRLS1BOY

    I got to keep the one in mind. I suck at a lot of the exercises but I should not stop them, they are working. I kept at it even when I wanted to quit. the fir... Read more

  • Progress? Me? Making Progress? What Progress?

    7/22/2014 1:15:26 AM, by FUSIONFITNESS3

    When it comes to the scale I have been stuck in a slump for some time now. So when I first read that I was being asked to write a blog about some progress I had experienced during the BLC25 I felt like I'd smacked right into a wall. I feel like I haven't any right to claim progress when I look at ... Read more

  • Seven Sisters Hike Second Time Around....

    7/22/2014 1:00:02 AM, by FUSIONFITNESS3

    Lots of blogging for the BLC25 round for our last Weekend Challenge of this round. We've been asked to write about an NSV for the twelve weeks of the challenge. I have experienced so many NSVs and shared many with my team throughout the 12 weeks, however, one NSV in particular stands out whi... Read more

  • Tues

    7/22/2014 12:28:42 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy life sending light love joy happiness and prayers and many many blessings hugz... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/22/2014 12:25:09 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Better keep yourself clean and bright ; you are the window through which you must see the world." - George Bernard Shaw... Read more

  • What's the Plan?

    7/22/2014 12:14:55 AM, by FUSIONFITNESS3

    BLC25 challenge ends this Wednesday. As part of our final Weekend Challenge we are being asked to set some goals and make a plan to reach those goals for the period between challenges. The next challenge starts mid September so that's about a 6 week break for which my plan accounts for. Durin... Read more

  • July 2014 new start but the right kind of start

    7/21/2014 9:56:13 PM, by GREEN99EYEZ

    well today I went and took kids to the park and then I walked to the store twice today once after I took the kids. I got pretty hot and drank some water gonna make a point to drink some more before bed. I read something from Maria menunoes about slowly cutting back instead of 5 slices have 4 and the... Read more

  • My Garden.

    7/21/2014 8:05:33 PM, by GARDENCHRIS

    This has been a bad year for my garden.... With all the rain and then very hot and humid. It was unbearable to be outside. I took off Friday as I did not need to work my part time job.... and the weather cooperated! I feel very good about all the work I did! I am sore, but I burned LOTS ... Read more

  • BLC break plan

    7/21/2014 5:28:29 PM, by --MAY--

    Hey everyone!! Thanx for reading My plan is to workout at least 5 days a week, at least one hour, doing different exercises cuz I get bored easy. I love looking for exercises on The internet and have found lots of free sites, and free apps, so I will be using them, and Sparkpeople's exercise... Read more

  • Personal stress taking me down - you may want to skip this one.

    7/21/2014 2:02:41 PM, by BLUEROSE73

    I've been feeling down for a while now. I can pinpoint the exact time this hit, and why this time. I went into Regina to go dancing. It was a Tuesday evening. Hubby was working, so I didn't even bother to invite him. I went. Had a lesson, and danced for an hour. Then came home. As... Read more

  • Getting Back Up... Again

    7/21/2014 1:39:41 PM, by CYNTHESIS

    My weight hit an all-time high this year, and I'm not too far from that as I type this. I lost all desire to change in a way I never have before. I took an online course about changing habits (any, not just weight related) in your life and chose to focus on my eating for the course. It went well unt... Read more

  • Exciting news...

    7/21/2014 11:16:49 AM, by BRANDNEWBUFFY

    1. I start training for my 4th half marathon today. It is in October and I'm excited to get the training started 2. I got a new job!!!!! YAY!!!! On August 11th I start at Hamilton's funeral home in Des Moines as their Grief Academy Coordinator! We will do support groups, plan events, do trainin... Read more

  • Vacation Part 13 - Seward

    7/21/2014 10:22:50 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    The boat we went fishing on. you can see how well people here follow the laws and rules. ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    7/21/2014 8:48:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have so much to do today. i have one week left of school and that is it until september. i have to start an online course this afternoon. i have a meeting i need to attend just behind that. inbetween there, i have several errands to run. this will be a very busy week for me. every day, i have some... Read more

  • 214 Days Until We Get Married

    7/21/2014 8:39:00 AM, by ILOVELIFE2012

    214 Days until we get married, can't wait...... I downloaded this app on my Android device called "Final Countdown". I told my fiancé we need to really focus and move more and eat healthier. Slow and steady wins the race.....going to revisit my goals again tonight.... ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/21/2014 12:38:18 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " You can not find happiness by chasing after it. Happiness comes from doing what you love to do, and from being who you truly are." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Cat Adoption Update

    7/20/2014 6:26:15 PM, by ELISADENK

    Yesterday I blogged about our new cat. Thank you , my SPfriends for your input and prayers. Today, she actually came out of hiding, sat on me (ugh) and purred for a bit. :-) Weighs in at 11 .2 pounds! Changed her name from Lilly to.... Jenny Lillyanna Hidee Patience Meow. ... Read more

  • Vacation Part 12 - Anchorage

    7/20/2014 11:31:45 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    My race gear for the land of the midnight sun half marathon on June 21 This steep hill was a tough one. We had to run up the other side, then down this side. I... Read more

  • it's sunday

    7/20/2014 10:35:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day with my daughter yesterday. i will definitely have many more of those days more often. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. i will be meeting up with my good friend later,after i catch up on some computer work. last week of school for me until september. looking in... Read more