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  • Tuesday

    12/5/2016 11:48:08 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I find joy in swimming it doesn't hurt the joint and it makes you feel so much better have a blessed day and enjoy your family hugs... Read more

  • Blah blah done...

    12/5/2016 7:43:27 PM, by BECCAJ98

    After a very busy weekend, and end of last week, cleaning massive amounts, going through 20 yrs of clothes, scrubbing the 55 gal fish tank (and moving it), my normal 3+ mile daily walk/run/elliptical workout, strength training daily, a sick husband, and a 10.5 hr work day....I'm done! I am going to ... Read more

  • One more note on self-talk. Belief OS

    12/5/2016 4:35:55 PM, by FITJEN48

    I'm sharing this only because it has been a HUGE struggle for me in the past. Beyond the decades of negative self-talk I've practiced, it's probably taken me three years to get to the point of really understanding the concept and power behind positive self talk/affirmations. Unless you've lived... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/5/2016 3:49:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am out and about, enjoying the day. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • A great SHARE I wrote to a sparky friend...I want YOU to have this health also!

    12/5/2016 9:27:09 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    Hello dear sparklers:'s my Christmas Gift of Knowlege delivered early...just for YOU! 446 I spent some time putting together this comment to a dear sparky friend (Maringal) because I love her SO much and want her to be the healthiest little humanoid walking planet earth! ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    12/5/2016 2:27:05 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Consistent happiness is found through living in a state of constant gratitude." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • New week

    12/5/2016 12:52:11 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    It has been almost 4 months since my brother passed away and the things that I did for him make me so happy I was with him until the end and told him several times a day how much I loved him and now that makes me know in my heart that He knew how much I loved him and I knew how much he loved me h... Read more

  • Week 12 Lab Report: Things are coming together!

    12/4/2016 3:01:31 PM, by FITJEN48

    Data: 1 pound gain on the week. I tracked 5 out of 7 days. But, the fact that I have managed to tracked everything for 88 out of the past 90 days thrills me. Of the days I tracked in week 12, my deficit showed a 3171, since I am at about 6k to lose one pound, I'm not surprised by the gain, I am gu... Read more

  • It's been rough...but

    12/4/2016 1:27:56 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    I haven't had a real paycheck since 9/30, and here it is 12/4. Bills are starting to pile up and the bank account is running dry. The amount of money you get from unemployment doesn't cover everything, so some things have to take a back seat at the moment. However, things are starting to look u... Read more

  • Bone's a THING!

    12/4/2016 12:12:08 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    Last night we went to our friend's house for our dine in soiree. It was actually a great experience and I really enjoyed it. I was analysing this morning why sometimes our get togethers are so nice and other times they can be a scary movie. 40 I think it all boils down to smaller Read more

  • Today's Affirmation

    12/4/2016 1:25:14 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am a Unique Expression of the Universal Fabric of Creation. I celebrate both my uniqueness and my connection with all that is." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Gods day

    12/4/2016 12:17:06 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Remember to always say I love you as you leave the house hugs... Read more

  • Bone broth the new craze..I'm going to try it and here's why :-))

    12/3/2016 8:14:57 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    213 Hello to all of my dear sparklers! 212 My last blog was a real downer so I'm trying to perk it up with this one. I've been thinking and hearing about the newest rage which is bone broth. In NYC they have little pop up shoppes that sell nothing but bone broth and they have lines a MILE lo... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation

    12/3/2016 3:04:29 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Like an Owl, I am Alert, Patient and Objective." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Degenerative Disc?

    12/2/2016 9:53:58 PM, by -COURT-

    I've been having some discomfort in my right hip, so went to the doctor. After x-rays he said I have the start of degenerative disc in the lower back. 20 THBPTHPB (raspberries) It could be worse, could be a break with how clumsy I am at times. He said not to use the treadmill but the pe... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/2/2016 10:38:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    another cool day here today. my daughter and some of her classmates are off to an eco trip today. she has been looking forward to this all week. next week, she goes on a different field trip with her school. then there will be one more to a place she has been before with me. today, i do not have muc... Read more

  • Back at it.

    12/2/2016 7:25:39 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I'm working on getting back to it all. I went for my run this morning. I did start out running half of it - run 1 block, walk 1. Even though I'm feeling queezy, I thought I needed to get out and try. I'm feeling a bit better, but I don't know if my stomach will settle at all today or not. Oh we... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    12/2/2016 1:19:38 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " A person's religion is what they do and say all day, seven days a week - not what they say and do at 10 a.m. on Sunday." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • TGIF

    12/1/2016 11:28:48 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I hope everyone has a wonderful day I am pretty sad please be blessed... Read more

  • Purging

    12/1/2016 8:21:36 PM, by BECCAJ98

    We are getting a new TV for our bedroom, and trying to move my hubs clothes into the master instead of the spare room. He has always had a problem with my amount of clothes and shoes. I cut down a lot before I met him, but still have a lot. Because the TV is being wall mounted, the closet needed cle... Read more

  • Today's Affirmation

    12/1/2016 7:58:09 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Every day is a new day - a day for new beginnings, new dreams, new action - a day for challenge, adventure, and discovery. TODAY, what is your goal ? What is your dream ? What action are you taking to further your goals and dreams ? " - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Sail7@... Read more

  • It's thursday

    12/1/2016 1:18:46 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very windy and cool day here today. my daughter was dressed warmly when it was time for her to get to school this morning. i made sure to dress warmly when i went out to do some much needed laundry. i got in an extra walk this morning and i feel really good about it. all of the birds say cheep,che... Read more

  • New Month

    12/1/2016 10:31:29 AM, by MSCASY9

    It's time to fight the urge to indulge in emotional eating It's time to fight the urge to go lay down/be lazy and not be active It's time to fight for an improved lifestyle It's time to fight for a better me IT'S TIME TO FIGHT 521 249 ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation

    11/30/2016 10:02:15 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I give thanks for the bounties of this world." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Well I took a wrong turn in improvement

    11/30/2016 8:26:53 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    Thanksgiving was a pretty good day. My poor son played very hard. It was 80 degrees. He hit his head and had a small egg or knot but kept playing. All of a sudden he fell again and would not get up. My mom lifted him and brought him to me. He was soaked in sweat. I held him for a while and he... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/30/2016 10:09:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to focus on my online english and math courses. i am definitely practicing more in calculating percentages, as it is not something that comes easy to me. i can do them, i just find i need a lot of time to do so. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyon... Read more

  • Fresh Start

    11/30/2016 1:57:32 AM, by VIDYARP

    A wise man once said - "Only a fool will continue doing the same thing and expect a different result". I am the fool he is referring to. At least thats what i'd like to believe. I have lived in denial all these years. Made some small attempts in between to get fit but never had the willpower or pers... Read more

  • Strength Training Benefits

    11/29/2016 9:12:26 PM, by KTTAYLOR21

    In case you were wondering. Here's a little motivation to get up under some weights at least twice a week: 1. Preserves muscle mass 2. Elevates metabolism 3. Helps lose weight more easily (or eat more w/o gaining weight) 4. Increase bone density 5. Counter acts depression 6. Red... Read more

  • An eye opening day about your government in action

    11/29/2016 11:09:04 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    40 OMG...what a day yesterday was! Most of you who grace me with your reading of my blogs know about our exhausting and frustrating fight against the machine (AKA GMAC/US BANK/OCWEN) in our 6 1/2 year fight to save our house from an illegal foreclosure action filed against us back in 2010! 40 ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/29/2016 10:50:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mix of sun and clouds here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,.cheep! i am taking it easy today. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Affirmation

    11/29/2016 1:14:32 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Let me bring Peace into moments of Chaos." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Competing for what?

    11/28/2016 10:52:56 AM, by FITJEN48

    The closest I've ever come to having a sister is friendship. That is, unless you count the time I put curlers in my brother's (who is now 6'8" and turning 40) hair and made him wear a polyester dress until he slugged me, chucked a curler at me and called me an idiot. Hence, I typically related bette... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation

    11/28/2016 2:22:07 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My life is for living, not for worry or doubt." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/27/2016 2:30:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i got to see a good friend of mine the other day. we got caught up on what has been happening in our lives. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Lunch Ideas and Recipes PLEASE!!!

    11/27/2016 1:11:23 PM, by KTTAYLOR21

    Every Sunday I try to think of healthy lunch options that I can prepare for the week. I would much rather pack a healthy lunch rather then buying lunch which will not be healthy and will include chips which I have had enough of. So please Spark Fam share your lunch ideas, recipes and favorites... Read more

  • Today's Affirmation

    11/27/2016 4:40:36 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " True courage is taking another small step each day toward achieving your vision." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Getting expensive!

    11/26/2016 11:34:35 AM, by BECCAJ98

    There are many benefits to a healthier lifestyle, and I enjoy them! Especially when my boss tells me I have to order new uniforms because the ones I have look sloppy....and they are numbers I've never seen before (size 10!!!!! I was a 14 in Jr high!).... So my hubs' aunt passed away on Thanksgiving... Read more

  • Today's Affirmation

    11/26/2016 3:35:32 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter but by how we respond to those challenges." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Note to a sample craft before you decide to make up 8 of them for party!

    11/25/2016 5:23:14 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    Whew....what the heck was I thinking when I decided for our Annual Girls Christmas Craft Party that we would make burlap wreaths. I thought...hey how cute..and hey how fun...all you do is tie the strips of burlap onto a wire frame. The finished product will be cute and it will be fun...b... Read more

  • Week 11 Lab Report: Why tracking is key & how not to let it drive you nuts.

    11/25/2016 12:38:03 PM, by FITJEN48

    Week 11 I lost 2 more pounds. I am down 8 pounds in 11 weeks! I'll take it. 248 Data: Steps: 63953/77000 goal. Calorie deficit for the week was 6790. Finally, the two pounds matches the deficit better. The theory is that 3500 deficit equals 1 pound, usually for me, it's closer to 6K. ... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/25/2016 11:05:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm headed off to an event called food,fashion and fun in a while. i find these events fun,lively and informative. there is always great food at these events and nice people. my daughter has started to write out her christmas wish list. i wrote down, on a separate piece of paper, two things that she... Read more


    11/25/2016 10:33:45 AM, by -COURT-

    Here's part of the list and the link for the rest: 1. Dishwashers. 2. Gilmore Girls streams on Netflix (and the much anticipated revival, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life is on the way!). 3. Your parents—because no matter how old you are, they can still solve any problem. 4. Fireplaces. ... Read more

  • How do you stop from overeating and get your rear in gear?

    11/25/2016 10:21:56 AM, by -COURT-

    Last year I started eating more than usual, not so much binging, maybe a little compulsive eating, I don't know, but it is somewhat better now, but I still eat too often. If I put in the exercise to match the eating I'd be better off. The inches is what I can't stand!!!! I can't stand my body, s... Read more

  • Gee, what can I do with all that left over food??

    11/25/2016 8:16:24 AM, by -COURT-

    Well, there is always: Turkey pizza Tower high sandwiches Turkey lasagna Link to other ideas:
    iving/leftovers/... Read more

  • Today's Affirmation

    11/25/2016 1:13:26 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today, I choose to create joy in my life. Whatever my external circumstances, I choose to see all of life through joyful eyes." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more


    11/24/2016 9:00:50 PM, by -COURT-
    cember/ December 1st National Pie Day National Eat a Red Apple Day Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day Day With(out) Art Day Rosa Parks Day December 2nd National Fritters Day National Mutt Day Special Education Day Faux Fur Friday – F... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/24/2016 10:09:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is lightly raining here today. i am okay with that and so is my daughter. she is feeling much better and is back at school today. i am taking some english,math courses online. i enjoy learning new things and refreshing the skills i do have. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    11/24/2016 9:27:39 AM, by POSEY440

    Happy Thanksgiving ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    11/24/2016 2:06:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " As we join hands in fellowship around this bountiful table, we give thanks for the blessings of this food and the love of these friends as a symbol of our gratitude for all the manifold blessings of this life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Today's Affirmation

    11/24/2016 12:35:54 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I give thanks for the bounties of this world." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • a nice sunny day

    11/23/2016 10:20:31 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day for me to catch up on some of my online course work. my daughter is feeling a bit under the weather, so she did not go to school today. she will rest,drink plenty of fluids. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • In my ideal world...

    11/23/2016 8:27:45 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I would be in an awesome practicum placement, with opportunities to grow and learn as well as mentoring. I would be at my ideal weight I would be on track with my running training I would be coping with my stress better I can not change the issues at my practicum. I've tried. I am not g... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    11/23/2016 4:00:35 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is a moment of serenity among the challenge - a time for repose and contemplation." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • a beautiful fall day

    11/22/2016 12:53:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i got my laundry done this morning. now i am out and about to enjoy the nice fall air today. i met up with a good friend of mine the other night. it put an even brighter outlook on my day. i enjoy spending time with my friends, no matter for how long it ends up being. right now, i will be heading to... Read more

  • North Carolina for Christmas here we come! Hoping for a little snow :=))

    11/22/2016 9:39:53 AM, by FLORIDASUN

    The hubs and I have been talking about our holidays. We will do Thanksgiving here at home...just the two of us. I just am in a funky mood this year about the upcoming holidays. I'll go ahead with my girls Annual Christmas Craft Party because I've done it for 25+ years and it makes me happy to... Read more

  • Today

    11/22/2016 6:48:38 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I stopped running for just over a week due to illness. I was struggling to get back to it. Who am I kidding. I still am. However, I made the commitment to get out of bed this morning and go. I was able to do half of my run, then I just felt too exhausted. My heart rate monitor was showing me t... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation

    11/22/2016 1:35:52 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am Honoured that Spirit has chosen to create ME." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    11/22/2016 12:06:31 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The only commandment that really matters is universal kindness : Be as kind as you can to everyone." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/22/2016 12:00:20 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Hope for a beautiful day had a very hard day and it brought me to tears I have been strong and wanted my family to be with or talk to me sinv=ce my brother died but once again all my sister and her family care about in money I knew snd it breaks my heart... Read more

  • Hypothyroidism

    11/21/2016 8:59:40 PM, by PLANTPOWERGIRL

    I've had Hashimoto and Hypothyroidism for 13 years. My naturopath increased my dose by 12mcg's and I went hyperthyroidism. I couldn't breath, sweating profusely, anxiety, was aweful. I'm still recovering and I only took the increased dose for 3 weeks. Be careful with your meds. I literal... Read more

  • Autoimmunity Demystified (Part 2)

    11/21/2016 7:20:39 PM, by _RAMONA

    Apparently there is a limit for how long a blog post can be, and I reached it with my last post, LOL! My notes for the first part of the following series can be found here (the last 2 episodes have yet to air... and I can't guess how much longer the youtube links will remain active... techni... Read more

  • The holidays are closing in FAST...I'm NOT ready! Our baby cute!

    11/21/2016 6:20:29 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    It always gripes me when I see all the Christmas paraphernalia out BEFORE Thanksgiving. I know retail business is down and these poor retailers are desperate for some happy holiday purchases. As a small business retailer myself...I GET it! 389 So today I broke my own 'humbug' rule and bo... Read more

  • a cool,windy day

    11/21/2016 10:19:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    it has also been snowing here a bit as well.that is okay with me and my daughter. she bundled up for school this morning. she loves the new boots she got to wear! she brightens up my day every day. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a marvelous day,everyone! I will most likely hear more details ... Read more

  • Snow

    11/21/2016 10:03:53 AM, by POSEY440

    Winter is here at my town here in Upstate NY ... Read more

  • Monday

    11/20/2016 11:47:06 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a blessed week and remember to be happy and let someone know how much you love them hugs... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    11/20/2016 11:40:44 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

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

  • I am grateful for

    11/20/2016 10:20:01 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    My husband, because he spent the day smoking pork, turkey and chicken for us to eat on all week.... Read more

  • Chill time on the FAVORITE part of our day!

    11/20/2016 7:42:50 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    213 Howdy dear sparklers! It's time to enjoy our backyard patio for about an hour before those pesky little no see em's come out in full force. We call them flying bicuspids..those darn little critters are so nasty! This little oasis is such a special treat..sooooo beautiful! Look how th... Read more

  • Tummy Improvement - Hopefully it sticks

    11/20/2016 7:25:41 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    For the past two years I've suffered with diarrhea and nervous stomach. I knew I had intolerance issues but I did not bother with labels for many years. I was going to the doctor and taking medication but it didn't do any good. It wasn't until I had a quick talk with my doctor's nurse, who has sim... Read more

  • Not thought possible

    11/20/2016 7:14:28 PM, by BECCAJ98

    After my broken foot and subsequent hip issues, I haven't ran in over 3 years....I've gotten in a tenth or quarter here and then, and pay the price. My hip gives out and I can't walk. But at gym tonight, I started a slow jog warm up. It was too slow, I cranked it....and kept going! 2 quick walk... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/20/2016 8:16:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has started. it is now cold and windy here today. i have my cooler weather clothes,accessories handy and ready to wear. my daughter liked her field trip the other day. today, we are both taking it easy. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Chill time Saturday evening on the back patio...LOVE my down time!

    11/19/2016 9:14:24 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    As I get older I must say I love 26 my down time! It becomes a precious commodity in a world that thinks more, more, more, faster, better, faster, NOW is a good thing. Little do we realize that time is finite and if you let your life go whizzing by you in a big haven't accomplishe... Read more

  • Emerald Spark the Season - Winter 2016

    11/19/2016 1:43:21 PM, by POSEY440

    Emerald Spark the Season - Winter 2016 is the new challenge I just joined it is part of bigger challenge. The Emerald Gems are one of 10 teams under the umbrella of the Biggest Loser Leadership Team. We all compete with each other in Weight Release, Cardio, Strength Training and fun we... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/19/2016 10:15:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter loves the movie the fantastic beasts and where to find them. later this afternoon, she is off on a field trip with her school to see some musicians perform live. she will not be back until later in the evening, after supper. she is soo ready to go. as for me, i am taking it easy today. i... Read more

  • Friday part 2

    11/19/2016 8:34:34 AM, by MAMODIO

    Since I've had some requests as to telling you what I do thought I'd do a part 2 to yesterday's blog. I am a Controller/Office Manager. I've been an accountant for almost 30 years so that part of my job search is not new to me,. I just have to learn the system and the procedures the company does. Th... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    11/19/2016 1:34:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Always do the best you can, and everything else will take care of itself. Focus your energies on doing what you can rather than worrying about what you can't." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • End of Fall 5% Challenge

    11/18/2016 11:52:04 PM, by PEPPERMINT125

    This was week 8 of the Fall Challenge. Started off great, but got busy and behind on exercise and blogging 2nd half of week. I hope we do more blogging in next challenge as it does bring me in closer contact with the Challenge Team and teammates. ... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/18/2016 11:14:30 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a very blessed day and thank you for all your kind words and thoughts hugs be blessed my friends... Read more

  • Friday

    11/18/2016 9:11:19 PM, by MAMODIO

    Well, I completed my first week back to work. I had gotten used to sleeping until 8:00 each morning, so it's taking me some adjusting to getting up at 6:00. Today I got in some exercise at work by moving prior year files into our warehouse. Today I am thankful that I made it through my first week b... Read more

  • Can you say "relief"?

    11/18/2016 6:17:29 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Back on 10/1 I fell while making a dive to save my CPAP machine from falling onto the floor off of my nightstand after my little Boston Terror decided to get all tangled up in the hose. Well, shortly after that, I found myself in the ER due to hurting myself. The doctor brushed it off saying I had j... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/18/2016 5:56:59 PM, by MOMMY445

    this afternoon, i went to an anniversary to a place that has helped me to get jobs before. there was food, great company and entertainment. i had a great time. my daughter and her friends went together with one of the other moms to see the movie fantastic beasts. my daughter was so excited to go tod... Read more

  • I Want Change... And I'm Not Referring To Donald Trump

    11/18/2016 11:15:49 AM, by MSCASY9

    My round body doesn't compliment my face... I've had enough I feel sexy on the inside but not on the outside... I've had enough I look at my rolls each time I stand naked in front of the mirror... I've had enough Will today be the day? Probably not! But why?... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    11/18/2016 2:21:55 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Don't let the past drive life - choose life. Drive into your future looking at the open road ahead, rather than into the rear-view mirror of your past." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    11/17/2016 11:00:58 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

  • Days like today make me want to go 'postal' PEOPLE!!

    11/17/2016 7:46:06 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    198 People make me crazy! I mean totally C~R~A~Z~Y! 40 It's a good thing I'm a fairly stable person. Some days the people I deal with could flatten a lesser mortal! 29 I just finished writing my FIFTH e-mail to a wealthy 'entitled' customer that thinks the terms of our consignment cont... Read more

  • a beautiful fall day

    11/17/2016 11:49:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am currently out running a few errands. then i will be off to help out a good friend of mine for a while. after that, i will definitely be taking it easy. being active is becoming second nature to me. i make time in my day to just relax or to do absolutely nothing. my daughter wants to see the fan... Read more

  • 100 day challenge

    11/17/2016 1:54:01 AM, by THORNROSE94

    My boyfriend told me if I can do it for 100 days then it a great start to a change. And I want to see if I can: Track my calories and stay with in the green line. Cut down on sugar and fat Exercise everyday even if it just a walk drink nothing but water everyday blog on here everyday... Read more

  • Volunteering & the Gym

    11/17/2016 12:47:24 AM, by VISUALLYRICS

    My friend, Bill (BILLB000), inspired me to write about my volunteering. Bill, you couldn't know that your post came right as I was stepping down from my volunteer position. 39 It is such a hard decision to make, but I have peace about it. 41 For those who don't know, I volunt... Read more

  • 11/16/2016

    11/16/2016 9:33:36 PM, by MAMODIO

    Today I managed to get more activity in while I was at work. We had to make a shopping trip to the store to pick up supplies for our Thanksgiving luncheon next week. I also took a look at the industrial park I work in to find where I can walk during my lunch break when the weather is nice. I think b... Read more

  • a mild fall day

    11/16/2016 11:52:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am getting caught up with a few of my online courses today. my daughter says hello. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. i am taking a live math class this afternoon, to get in some extra practice and to refresh what i already know. it is a nice change of pace for me and it gives me something differe... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    11/16/2016 2:58:00 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " A smile that begins as an effort and a pretence quickly grows to become genuine, and given time, a habit of happiness." -Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • 11/15/2016

    11/15/2016 9:46:31 PM, by MAMODIO

    Today I'm thankful for the person training me at work that I will be replacing. He is not leaving by his own choice so this could be a very uncomfortable situation but he is making sure he shows me everything. Unfortunately, he was hired to replace someone who had been there for 22 years and people ... Read more

  • Sometimes people surprise you...knock me over with a feather!

    11/15/2016 5:32:23 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    This is my new FOREVER mantra! Feel free to share it and pass it on! I bought this as a refrigerator magnet so it's the FIRST thing I see when I shuffle out to the kitchen and grab my first cup of Joe. I like it A makes me happy and I know it will make you positive and in a gre... Read more

  • Autoimmunity Demystified (Part 1)

    11/15/2016 11:10:01 AM, by _RAMONA

    If you've never before participated in a FREE on-line educational event, let this be the first: Betrayal: The Autoimmune Disease Solution They're Not Telling You "This documentary is crucial for you if you know someone with autoimmune disease, have it yourself or simply want to be... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    11/15/2016 10:46:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am getting caught up on housework, including laundry, this morning. then i am off to enjoy the rest of my day. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    11/15/2016 12:34:00 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Fully experience THIS moment - breathe in, breathe out - nothing more." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Does Pulling my Garbage Can 1/3 of a mile count as Strength Training?

    11/14/2016 11:50:42 PM, by PEPPERMINT125

    I live on a rural road (called a "natural beauty road" in Michigan, aka dirt road). We share a long driveway to the road along with 5 or 6 neighbors. So I drag my garbage can and recycling can 1/3 of a mile behind me to get to the main road where the garbage truck picks up. Today while doing my w... Read more

  • First Day Back to Work

    11/14/2016 9:34:15 PM, by MAMODIO

    Today was my first day back to work after being out of work for 7 weeks. It was nice to be back behind a desk, and the home remodeling was waiting for me to do some work when I got home. I was much less active than I had been, so I will definitely have to plan some exercise/activity into my day. I a... Read more

  • Nope...not doing that!

    11/14/2016 7:26:30 PM, by FLORIDASUN

    253 253 Bye...bye to mean girls! Another big decision forward for me in refusing to participate in 'mean girl' behaviors! Well...maybe we should say 'mean old fart' behavior! 29 We were supposed to have a girls night out at PF Changs tonight for one of the ladies birthday celebration. We u... Read more

  • Frozen camp

    11/14/2016 2:34:08 PM, by BECCAJ98

    We ended up at a park his aunt had told us about a couple weeks ago. Went out Friday night. Hubs wasn't feeling the greatest but wasn't going to not go since he promised me. We forgot to pack pillows, so had to go fishing do a Walmart (30 miles away). We set up camp, built fire and enjoyed li... Read more