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  • LDL is your friend - could this be?

    11/28/2014 1:14:25 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    Yes, you read that right. There is very good scientific evidence that LDL cholesterol is not only not a problem but is actually helpful for good health. This is a link to Dr. Perlmutter's blog, the author of "Grain Brain". His blog links to the research study published in the journal "Neurology... Read more

  • Dec.

    11/28/2014 8:52:23 AM, by NUTRON3

    2 more days of Nov.... Read more

  • Life Lessons From A Butterfly

    11/28/2014 1:08:56 AM, by LJCANNON

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  • Friday

    11/28/2014 12:42:25 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a very blessed Friday enjoy living breath and enjoy life hugx... Read more

  • SG challenge D2 and D3

    11/27/2014 2:27:08 PM, by CRAZEPUPPIES

    I've continued taking pics like a good little biscuit!! Pics for Tuesday and Wednesday are below. Tuesday bfast - yogurt, orange juice, Starbucks via vanilla latte, seed, nut, raisin mix. I ate the 2little oranges and apple later ... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    11/27/2014 8:47:57 AM, by NUTRON3

    Happy Thanksgiving!... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    11/27/2014 1:44:35 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    May it be beautiful and blessed love you all hugx... Read more

  • Thanksgiving day eating plan

    11/26/2014 2:07:02 PM, by GOLFCHICK2-0

    It's here. The first major Holiday of the "Holiday binge eating season". I have made a pledge to myself. It is a simple one. I will NOT gain any weight between now and Jan 1st. "But it's the holidays, give yourself a break?!?" I work too hard every day to get healthy, lose weight an... Read more

  • Last day

    11/26/2014 8:03:35 AM, by NUTRON3

    Today is my last day of double shifts, Whew! I made it this far. Tomorrow I have off but will be babysitting, and big family dinner,. Than back to work the next day, but it will be a regular shift... Read more

  • Hump day

    11/26/2014 12:20:34 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    have a very blessed day sending light love prayers and hugx... Read more

  • Buck Books PALEO Promotion TODAY Only!!!

    11/25/2014 10:56:18 AM, by _RAMONA

    They are HERE!!! buckbooks.net/#sale I just now purchased my books... great sale... except for the one book at full price... didn't get that one... I'm sending a message to the author to get with the spirit of the event (if I really want it, it will still be full price tomorr... Read more

  • SG Challenge D1

    11/25/2014 8:48:28 AM, by CRAZEPUPPIES

    Good Morning! Probably should update my sparkpage, another day... I will try very hard this week to take pics of food for 5 days and not eat the same thing everyday. Day 1 (Monday) below. Breakfast - orange juice, starbucks... Read more

  • Quotes

    11/25/2014 6:28:32 AM, by NUTRON3

    “There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” ― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey... Read more

  • Mae West

    11/24/2014 8:05:15 AM, by NUTRON3

    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West... Read more

  • Friendship...

    11/23/2014 7:56:30 AM, by NUTRON3

    ometimes in life, you find a special friend. Someone who changes your life just by being part of it. Someone who makes you laugh until you can't stop. Someone who makes you believe that there really is good in the world. Someone who convinces you that there really is an unlocked door just waiting fo... Read more

  • Your Trainer Did WHAT?

    11/22/2014 6:21:15 PM, by NANCYANNE55

    Even wonder if what you trainer is doing is acceptable, or even grounds for letting him or her go? Here's my short list of what I feel you should and should not accept from a personal trainer, as well as what you can do to rectify the situation: - Your personal trainer should make a plan accor... Read more

  • Double Shift

    11/22/2014 8:32:26 AM, by NUTRON3

    Today starts the double shift, everyday until Thanksgiving will be a double shift day for me, Then Thanksgiving day off and then I work everyday with double shifts throwing until Dec.... Read more

  • Day 5 & 6 30 day shred

    11/21/2014 5:27:49 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    check! still on workout 1, I will stay with workout 1 for 10 days then move onto workout 2 for 10 days and so on. and be done with this dvd after 30 days. I hope to see results! I also went for a walk/jog after completing the workout today. With plenty of energy to spare!... Read more

  • Doing everything "right", not losing?

    11/21/2014 12:16:09 PM, by MZZCHIEF

    You may have insulin resistance a condition that precedes type 2 diabetes. Here's how this goes: Your doc will tell you to lose weight... like you have a mirror already! You do everything "right". You eat healthy foods in the proper amount. You exercise. You get adequate sleep. Y... Read more

  • Already

    11/21/2014 8:24:12 AM, by NUTRON3

    Already tired... Read more

  • Ignore the Critics

    11/21/2014 6:55:22 AM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “When Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him.” (Acts 11:2, NIV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria One time, Jesus was in the temple. It was on the Sabbath, their day of rest. He saw a man with a withered hand. Jesus simply said, “Stretch f... Read more

  • Update!

    11/21/2014 6:42:41 AM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    Lately I've been very cause every x I turn around some1 is trying 2 start trouble or an argument. I try 2 ignore them, but when they keep including my family in it that's another issue that I have 2 deal w. I just hope I can calm down get this under control or I'm going 2 flip out & i... Read more

  • Lower your blood sugar with Gynostemma Tea

    11/20/2014 11:11:50 AM, by MZZCHIEF

    HI fellow Sparkers@ I started a new team, along with my Sparkfriend 1CrazyDog, as I've become "IR"... insulin resistant. Insulin resistance will not only make it very difficult for you to lose weight, but it can have some unfortunate side effects like blurry vision, retinal hematomas, hard... Read more

  • Here we go

    11/20/2014 7:29:49 AM, by NUTRON3

    Today starts my crazy work schedule, I work all the way through until Dec. with only Thanksgiving off and its double shift everyday but 2!... Read more

  • Be Still and Know

    11/19/2014 8:01:26 PM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “He says, ‘Be still, and know that I am God...’ ” (Psalm 46:10, NIV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria In our world today, most people are used to having constant activity: computers, cell phones, television, email, video games. There’s nothing wrong with any of that, ... Read more

  • Last

    11/19/2014 8:29:01 AM, by NUTRON3

    Today is my last day off until Thanksgiving and everyday is a double shift day but 2 ....wahoo, the money will be great, just need to get as much sleep as I can... Read more

  • ~ Day 17/30 Reset ~

    11/19/2014 7:53:46 AM, by JAZZID

    Quick update... I didn't exercise over the weekend. I walked this week from work and yesterday I did P90 Sweat A & Ab Ripper A. Trying to stay on track this week. Goals for the week: W: P90 Sculpt A TH: P90 Sweat A & Ab Ripper A F: P90 Sculpt A S: Saturday Special (C... Read more

  • The One Where the Gym becomes a Teenage Nightclub

    11/18/2014 2:34:55 PM, by ARRREAGLES

    I am a morning workout person. Shhhh. Don't tell anyone. Particularly anyone I've known prior to 2013. Those are the people who, when suggesting a discussion with me prior to 8:30am, came bearing coffee and allowed a minimum of ten minutes caffeine incubation period before talking to me. Those ... Read more

  • Life is trying to usurp my workout Day 4

    11/18/2014 11:04:15 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Yet another schedule change has pressed my midday time just another 15minutes shorter. Then on top of that one of my passenger fell ill this morning so I used up another half hour of my time cleaning that up. I came home all grumbly thinking well I guess i can just go for a walk...not really feeling... Read more

  • Think Positive

    11/18/2014 9:13:04 AM, by NUTRON3

    I have to believe in the justice system!... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/18/2014 12:23:29 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Still rehabbing waiting for pt to get authorization sending my friends prayers and love hugx... Read more

  • Cold

    11/17/2014 8:04:23 AM, by NUTRON3

    I can not believe how cold it got or how fast it happened... Read more

  • New Week

    11/17/2014 12:18:04 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    very sore tonight looking foward to a good sleep sending blessing and prayers hugx... Read more

  • Faith

    11/16/2014 8:47:08 AM, by NUTRON3

    Gotta keep having faith... Read more

  • Gods Day

    11/16/2014 2:18:57 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    We have onference so be blessed sending prayers and hugx... Read more

  • Wake up!

    11/15/2014 10:41:09 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    It drives me crazy when I have an ailment, monthly that brings on temporary amnesia. It makes me tired and dizzy and I feel like am going to die. Then I google really heavy TOM symptoms and get Deja vu. Oh yeah dummy you need to eat... Read more

  • Thanksgiving without Martha Stewart!

    11/15/2014 4:41:00 PM, by IMAVISION

    for stopping by to read the following "revisit blog" --- meaning that I have posted it before --- on Friday, November 22, 2013 to be exact. I hope t... Read more

  • Never

    11/15/2014 10:21:55 AM, by NUTRON3

    Never have I seen such crooked justice I as I have just witnessed in Michigan , the chief of police has said nothing ever gets done about this, no matter how much you report it, he reports it all the time and nothing gets done, how can this stuff go on?... Read more

  • Straight

    11/15/2014 10:10:58 AM, by NUTRON3

    Driving straight through to Michigan... Read more

  • At Last - A Break Through!

    11/15/2014 7:50:05 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    I had been fighting for so long with a vicious circle I was in each day -- it started with me not getting enough sleep so that I could get up early to exercise, then I would drink lots of coffee to stay awake - this made me agitated so I would drink wine/beer to calm down - which led me to not slee... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/15/2014 1:17:25 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Teyinf with all my heart to get better thanks for your love sending prayer and blessings hugx... Read more

  • A simple goal for the Holidays: Get to Jan 1st and NOT lose any ground!

    11/14/2014 1:45:55 PM, by GOLFCHICK2-0

    The stats are out there. Many people gain between 2-15 lbs (depending on the source) between Halloween and New Years: Work Parties Thanksgiving Hanukkah Christmas Friend's Parties Family celebrations (both side... Read more

  • Day 3 shredded me

    11/14/2014 10:41:06 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Yesterday during the warm-up I felt my sore muscles loosen and ease, but today the jumping jacks were hurting the front of my deltoids and I wasn't able to do as many push ups. I don't know if it was because DH is home and has the heat up higher (i usually work out at 60*) or if it was... Read more

  • TGIF

    11/14/2014 12:12:40 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Back to the gym in am be blessed sending prayers hugx... Read more

  • Day 2 of 30 Day shawshank redux (or somebody shredding something)

    11/13/2014 8:31:14 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I took a very helpful suggestion by Davis_6311 and turned the audio off---AHHHH what a relief! It made me realize how many reps I was actually doing, and I found myself getting quite verbal to make up the difference. I noticed there are a lot more reps then the other workouts I had been doing and ... Read more

  • Flourish Like a Palm Tree

    11/13/2014 11:49:18 AM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree...” (Psalm 92:12, NIV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria Have you ever seen a palm tree in the midst of a great storm? That tree may be bent so far over that it’s almost touching the ground, but when the wind finally st... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/13/2014 12:12:18 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Wow I walked for almost 2 hours in the pool and very exhausted which is good tired but not sleepy be blessed sending prayers hugx... Read more

  • Puppies! Puppies! Puppies!

    11/12/2014 7:16:06 PM, by THEMFOLK

    Bruce and I aren't young any more, but we sure seem to think we are. A week ago, if someone had told me we would get another puppy, I might have shrugged and said "no big deal". That's just part of life with a dog trainer, and especially considering that I'm a dog lover myself. If someone ... Read more

  • PRIMAL Test Drive... FREE Books/Book Excerpts

    11/12/2014 4:39:32 PM, by _RAMONA

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  • The one where I get all emotional

    11/12/2014 2:46:10 PM, by ARRREAGLES

    yeah. yesterday. ugh. I mean, not ugh. But ugh. you know. See, it was vetrans day, and I sort of just put that in the dark recesses of my brain and went about my business. That consisted mostly of spending my morning, to the extent I could amid the work, thoroughly enjoying the company of ... Read more

  • Build on the Rock

    11/12/2014 12:10:07 PM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge...” (Psalm 18:2, NIV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria When you go through difficulty in life, one of the ways to keep the right perspective is to take a moment to look back o... Read more

  • ~ Reset/P90 Update: 11/9/14 ~

    11/11/2014 11:49:42 PM, by JAZZID

    ~ Day 9/30 Reset ~ B: IF 14 hours L: Cabbage noodles and Italian sausage D: Kale & tuna croquetts Snack: pecans/raisins Day 9/90 - Exercise: PM Walk home Sweat A & Ab Ripper ~ DAY 8/30 Reset ~ IF: 15 ho... Read more

  • Still Standing

    11/11/2014 12:59:51 PM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.” (Psalm 40:2, NIV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria All of us can look back at things that should have defeated us. Maybe a divorce or bad break sh... Read more

  • May We NEVER FORGET

    11/11/2014 11:36:48 AM, by IMAVISION

    “This nation shall remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave!” Elmer Davis Actually a more right on the target statement of fact wou... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/11/2014 1:08:31 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I climbed my first set of stairs hard but I am doung good with my therapy hugx... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/11/2014 1:08:29 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I climbed my first set of stairs hard but I am doung good with my therapy hugx... Read more

  • Managing Pushy Hostesses

    11/10/2014 8:16:40 PM, by NANCYANNE55

    You know how it is- You are at a dinner somewhere, and a well-meaning hostess decides that you just MUST try her special Batter-Dipped Double Fried Shortening that she ONLY makes for this particular occasion. You really don't want to derail your healthy eating plan at this particular moment, but th... Read more

  • The one about Falling off the Wagon in Maine and not regretting it one bit...

    11/10/2014 2:39:03 PM, by ARRREAGLES

    So. I spent the weekend in Maine. I flew off to Manchester, NH on Friday and then got in a car and drove to this quaint bed and breakfast with my wife to celebrate our fifteenth anniversary. It was expensive as hell and way over the top and exactly, EXACTLY the kind of way to fall off the ... Read more

  • ~ Day 7/30 Reset / 7/90 P90: Week in review ~

    11/10/2014 12:43:40 AM, by JAZZID

    ... so a week has passed and all is going great. I wanted to check-in with a review of my week and more information about the P90 rotation. NUTRITION : My diet has been pretty good, but I did drink c... Read more

  • New Week

    11/10/2014 12:03:47 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed sending prayer hugx... Read more

  • Michigan

    11/9/2014 9:03:59 AM, by NUTRON3

    Leaving for Michigan after work today... Read more

  • Gods Day

    11/9/2014 12:17:53 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy life hugx... Read more

  • Double Shift

    11/8/2014 8:14:39 AM, by NUTRON3

    Another double shift, and I have a lot more coming up, money i good but long days!... Read more

  • Double Shift

    11/8/2014 8:14:36 AM, by NUTRON3

    Another double shift, and I have a lot more coming up, money i good but long days!... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/8/2014 12:22:52 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed and have fun be blessed hugz... Read more

  • 171.0 after period

    11/7/2014 10:26:37 AM, by GALROCKER

    Period is almost gone and says 171.0, if only.... Read more

  • Thanks

    11/7/2014 8:26:49 AM, by NUTRON3

    Thanks for all the great info yesterday guys we are following up on a few things... Read more

  • TGIF

    11/7/2014 12:33:43 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad week is over enjoy the weekend sending praayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • Sometimes

    11/6/2014 8:57:13 AM, by NUTRON3

    Sometimes the courts really sucks, here are 2 children that are getting verbally abused bad, and no one will do anything without proof, but the man is sneaky and puts on such a front in front of others. Meanwhile he pushes them downstairs calls them nasty dirty names, says he doesn't want to spend t... Read more

  • Storyboard P

    11/6/2014 6:53:25 AM, by PETALIA

    My style is Mutant. As a mutant my power is to project a sequence of images through my body that tells an elaborate story to music. The power to storyboard / ballet / jazz / African / contemporary / bruk up / flex / boogaloo. ... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/6/2014 12:07:12 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad to work my muscles start pt today thank you for all your support sometimes you cant get a leg up without the love and care from my friend ly loving sparklers sending prayers and blessings out to you hugx... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/6/2014 12:07:11 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad to work my muscles start pt today thank you for all your support sometimes you cant get a leg up without the love and care from my friend ly loving sparklers sending prayers and blessings out to you hugx... Read more

  • Update!

    11/5/2014 10:46:25 AM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    Lately I've been cause everything that's going on w/my son & school & I feel that I'm not fixing any problems. I Hope I can get out this rut soon cause it's making my stress level really hight causing severe migrains & upset stomach.... Read more

  • Postive

    11/5/2014 8:38:55 AM, by NUTRON3

    Today positive thoughts!... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    11/5/2014 1:36:12 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Walked in water today sore but I need to build up my muscle and working hard to make myself better enjoy your day sending prayers light love joy and laughter hugx... Read more

  • Glyphosate in Organics

    11/5/2014 1:14:04 AM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    I just found this article today and thought it was worth passing on to as many people as possible: healthimpactnews.com/201
    4/alert-certified-organic-
    food-grown-in-u-s-found-co
    ntaminated-with-glyphosate-herbicide/ Birgit... Read more

  • Just For Fun & 3 Spark Points: Turtle Symbolism

    11/4/2014 7:42:56 PM, by LJCANNON

    Turtle Symbolism A great deal of mythology exists in regard to the turtle. In the Far East, the shell was a symbol of heaven, and the square underside was a symbol of earth. The turtle was an animal whose magic united heaven a... Read more