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  • New Week

    10/20/2014 12:13:08 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    hope to feel better tomorrow and get an xray and some extended theray sending prayers and blessings huhx... Read more

  • Just ordered Spark activity tracker

    10/19/2014 7:57:19 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I was reading the boards for fitbit vs Spark tracker and noticed the ad telling me I could get the Spark tracker for $29.95 because they are putting out the next model soon. I had pretty much already made up my mind that I wanted the spark tracker anyway so its a win win! I was looking at the l... Read more

  • Update!

    10/19/2014 7:22:08 PM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    I've been doing pretty good in getting strength training in. Cardio on the other hand I have 2 do more of.... Read more

  • Great

    10/19/2014 8:04:39 AM, by NUTRON3

    Yesterday was a great day at work, the double shift wasn't bad, good thing I have a lot of double shifts coming up. Well lots to do before work!... Read more

  • Gods Day

    10/19/2014 12:05:30 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I am going to try to go out to church tomorrow my first time in a month surgery bites sending love prayers and blessings... Read more

  • Lots of work

    10/18/2014 8:09:36 AM, by NUTRON3

    I have so many jobs lined up that coming up I will be working a couple of weeks straight with no days off, might have to try and rearrange things... Read more

  • Good Morning

    10/18/2014 6:49:10 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I just made myself some nice eggs and sweet potato hash and had considered making keto coffee with coconut oil, but since I don't want to wake DD & DH with the stick blender I just ate the coconut oil. My problem now is that I suddenly have an aversion to my breakfast. I know CO is supposed to reduc... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/18/2014 12:23:06 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Hope I feel better tomorrow I feel like I have been beaten with a bat sending prayers and blessings please pray that I do not have to go bavk to the hospital hugz... Read more

  • Stress

    10/17/2014 7:03:41 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Today was supposed to be the day that I had 3 hours to myself in the house. It didn't happen. I was called in to sit with a coworker during an HR meeting. O effin JOY! Well I had only 1.5 hours to myself. I ran a mile under 12 minutes, new best for me, YAY. The school kids were ok, so I do... Read more

  • The one with the Boss Song and the Attitude Adjustment

    10/17/2014 10:24:59 AM, by ARRREAGLES

    So I'm in the steam room talking to this guy Tom, an old retiree who is the center of the social life of the gym locker room in the mornings. He is loud and wonderful, always with a smile, and sharing jokes with everyone. Once you're on Tom's good side, you feel like part of the in crowd, and so eac... Read more

  • Friday

    10/17/2014 8:39:57 AM, by NUTRON3

    I have a day off but a double shift tomorrow and work again all day Sunday... Read more

  • TGIF

    10/17/2014 12:23:17 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    minor setback I fell and I am in bed icing my wound be blessed prayers and blessings... Read more

  • I've gained back weight...

    10/16/2014 8:03:15 PM, by X_MONICA_X

    Over the past couple of weeks of "emotional eating," I've gained back weight. I feel terrible about it... but I will get back doing what's right for my health. This has put me back in the overweight mark. I worked hard to get to that borderline of being at a healthier weight. It's the first ... Read more

  • Ugh

    10/16/2014 9:01:53 AM, by NUTRON3

    Some times the courts take too long to get things done!... Read more

  • Update!

    10/16/2014 8:05:24 AM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    I've been able 2 get in some in but I don't think it's enough. I'm trying 2 bring lunch w/me everyday & if I order I try & make sure it's healthy.... Read more

  • Update!

    10/16/2014 8:04:53 AM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    I've been able 2 get in some in but I don't think it's enough. I'm trying 2 bring lunch w/me everyday & if I order I try & make sure it's healthy.... Read more

  • update!

    10/16/2014 8:02:12 AM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    I've been able 2 get in some ... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/16/2014 1:26:09 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I walked the farthest yest and am sore sending love light prayers and blessings... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/16/2014 1:26:06 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I walked the farthest yest and am sore sending love light prayers and blessings... Read more

  • Less heady topics

    10/15/2014 9:00:05 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Another article about nutrition online.wsj.com/news/arti
    cles/SB1000142405270230367
    8404579533760760481486 I didn't have enough fat in my dinner so I tried to google foods that are good before bed and I learned that avocado will help me sleep because it has trypophan s... Read more

  • Hugs

    10/15/2014 8:48:39 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    The other day dropping off one of the school kids I was saddened. A young one, who is often a bit of a challenge for me, ran off the bus to give mom a hug and mom didn't hug back. It's hard to find the words to describe my disappointment with this scene. Today I was pondering how a lot o... Read more

  • Hoping

    10/15/2014 9:27:22 AM, by NUTRON3

    Hoping for everything to work out for my daughter... Read more

  • Hoping

    10/15/2014 9:27:22 AM, by NUTRON3

    Hoping for everything to work out for my daughter... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    10/15/2014 12:12:59 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I actually walked about 10 houses today wow is it hard to regain all my strength sending love prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • News From The World Of Medicine via Readers Digest

    10/14/2014 11:03:31 PM, by LJCANNON

    What Fitness Lovers Have In Common How you think about Exercise might make a Big Difference in how much weight you lose. In One Study, Volunteers walked a One Mile Course. One Half of the Group was told that it was "Exercise." The ... Read more

  • Doctor

    10/14/2014 8:32:34 AM, by NUTRON3

    Today is my appointment for my elbow... Read more

  • Tues

    10/14/2014 1:51:29 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    am in a good place hugz... Read more

  • Using SparkCoach to move forward

    10/13/2014 8:57:06 PM, by SHUDDEC

    I know in order to continue forward to increased fitness and health, things need to change. This includes letting go of the concept that I can do it alone. Today I renewed my Spark Coach subscription and Thursday will meet with someone I know who is a personal trainer and getting her certificatio... Read more

  • Clean and Social

    10/13/2014 7:35:17 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Good evening Sparkers, I found a nice balance today. I set a timer for 30 minutes and alternated between the internet and cleaning up the house for the first half of the day. I am proud to say I was able to stay focused and I feel I was able to get more done in a shorter amount of time. Then I spe... Read more

  • Creeps

    10/13/2014 8:36:56 AM, by NUTRON3

    Some people are just creeps and nasty... Read more

  • Monday

    10/13/2014 12:38:42 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I hope to be able to walk past my mailbox enjoy youe day be blessed... Read more

  • previously on Goals

    10/12/2014 7:06:40 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Well it has taken a couple of days, to put things into perspective, Thanks for all of your suggestions. I think Woubbie put it best "I like to think of my eating lifestyle the way a vegetarian would. Does a vegetarian eat meat on special occasions or when eating out?" So I guess what I have to d... Read more

  • One thing

    10/12/2014 9:30:15 AM, by NUTRON3

    I swear its one thing after another around here... Read more

  • Well....Still Tired This Morning

    10/12/2014 6:48:51 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    Last night I slept in the master bedroom and my partner went and slept in the guest room. All night our two dogs were either (a) looking for my partner or (b) noticing the extra space on the bed and figure that space must be there for one of them. So....I was awakened throughout the night; though ... Read more

  • Smile, Even If You Have To Fake It!!

    10/12/2014 1:15:05 AM, by LJCANNON

    Do you smile often? It sounds silly, but even a fake smile can help reduce stress, reduce anxiety and improve your attitude when you’re faced with a difficult task or situation. What's a sure fire way to get you smiling? ... Read more

  • ....Just Focus, Your Goals Are ... Oh, Look!!

    10/12/2014 12:49:52 AM, by LJCANNON

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  • Gods Day

    10/12/2014 12:39:45 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed sending prayers hugz... Read more

  • Ain't No Use Crying Foul

    10/11/2014 3:42:05 PM, by THEMFOLK

    With all that's happening in the world - terrorism and ebola being chief among them - my son and his beautiful wife left to tour Europe yesterday. I couldn't say anything. They've been saving money since they started dating in the hope that they could do this. They have both gotten themselves g... Read more

  • Goals

    10/11/2014 1:51:10 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    As I was updating my status, I caught a glimpse of my goals. Lose 50lbs in 2014, uh...I have 2.5 months to lose about 22 lbs hmm...yeah....I don't think its gonna happen. I started out so strong in the first quarter, that's when most of the 20 of the 27 lbs came off. 2014 will mark the first yea... Read more

  • It's getting closer

    10/11/2014 9:54:04 AM, by NUTRON3

    Closer to get the appraisal done!... Read more

  • So Tired This Morning

    10/11/2014 7:08:04 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    The past two nights I felt like I barely slept at all. Thursday night I was in bed for 7.5 hours and last night I was in bed for a little over 8 hours, but still I just feel mentally exhausted. I am starting to think that my partner's snoring is interrupting my sleep. I am finally putting plan B ... Read more

  • saturday

    10/11/2014 12:38:44 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day sending love light joy prayers and happiness hugz... Read more

  • Happy Friday From SparkPeople & FaceBook

    10/10/2014 11:34:11 PM, by LJCANNON

    I liked SparkPeople's post on FaceBook this morning so much that I wrote it out and gave it to Mom. She does not have computer access, but I felt like the message on this post might help her maintain a Positive Attitude as she battles her latest health problems. If she ever does get c... Read more

  • Wow

    10/10/2014 8:50:23 AM, by NUTRON3

    We got so much done yesterday!... Read more

  • TGIF

    10/10/2014 12:48:30 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad the week is through sending ;oce jou prayer wnd ;OVE JNQ... Read more

  • Green with Envy

    10/9/2014 8:00:11 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Another aphorism from DH: "Happiness is not having all that you want, it is wanting all that you have." I was having a bad spell, venting about dwelling on a social media profile which for me is an exercise of reviewing the haves and the have-nots, where I am always the latter. I know I wa... Read more

  • Bas Jan Ader

    10/9/2014 6:33:46 PM, by PETALIA

    Bas Jan Ader, 1942 - 1975 Dutch/Californian artist Bas Jan Ader was last seen in 1975 when he took off in what would have been the smallest sailboat ever to cross the Atlantic. He left behind a small oeuvre, often using gravity a... Read more

  • Too Adorably Cute Not to Share!

    10/9/2014 5:20:30 PM, by IMAVISION

    for stopping by! I hope that you enjoy this as much as I have. God bless! Read more

  • Update!

    10/9/2014 9:21:50 AM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    My job has been going good. I don't know y I don't have x 2 exercise. I work from 7:30 -4:30, then I come home 2 make dinner, house cleaning, dishes & laundry. I need 2 try & get exercise in somehow... Read more

  • Getting it done

    10/9/2014 8:35:39 AM, by NUTRON3

    Slowly getting everything ready for the apprasial... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    10/9/2014 12:54:33 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I am a little slow by being off a day you lose time in the hospital now that I am home I hope my memory is geting nbetter sending light love prayers and blwaaings hugz... Read more

  • still hanging in there

    10/8/2014 7:40:08 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Not tracking but not on a binge either Ran yesterday, walked two ten minute jaunts today Kids were easier today. Life has so much to offer, just not enough time to do it all in. when it comes to dreaded tasks DH is always saying: Don't wish your time away, wish that you could be doing... Read more

  • For Women Only: The Weight Loss Solution On-Line Summit

    10/8/2014 3:39:29 PM, by _RAMONA

    women.paleohacks.com/reg
    istration/ GREAT video, and registration HERE: women.paleohacks.com/reg
    istration/#sthash.moMy7O5y
    .dpuf This is your invitation to the most in-depth, life-changing women... Read more

  • Appraisal

    10/8/2014 7:41:35 AM, by NUTRON3

    Have to get everything ready for our appraisal!... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    10/8/2014 12:34:53 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • Buster Keaton, "The General"

    10/7/2014 10:14:54 PM, by PETALIA

    ... Read more

  • Tuwa

    10/7/2014 8:44:13 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Mocing better happier at home still pain but better sending light love joy prayers ans blessinggzs hu... Read more

  • Steamrolled

    10/7/2014 8:00:01 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    There is just not enough time for sparking properly. DH is pissed @ me because we were both running late for evening meetings. & I asked him fix computer for DD to do homework. He's the one in charge of the stringent settings on the damn thing. I am slacking as co-building rep for our un... Read more

  • Hoping to Paint

    10/7/2014 9:03:06 AM, by NUTRON3

    I am hoping to paint the bedroom and closet today!... Read more

  • For October: So Far, So Good

    10/6/2014 9:16:01 PM, by STRONGERLEANER

    October, for health, is not going too badly. I''ve been bad about logging things but I've been active and I'm doing better with the fruits and vegetables again. I really need to get more sleep, though. I've got a headache today. What I've typed so far is about all I can handle for t... Read more

  • The one with the very poorly articulated new beginnings thing

    10/6/2014 1:36:21 PM, by ARRREAGLES

    My weekend was lovely. Well, except for the vaguely sick kids. Not totally sick. Not like, throw up all over the place sick. More like waking up in the night and feeling generally ungood and dry cough sick. Each day was pretty much kidstuff -- running and giggling and laughing and dance partying to ... Read more

  • Drs. app.

    10/6/2014 7:46:18 AM, by NUTRON3

    Good ole pap smear today...ugh... Read more

  • New Week

    10/6/2014 12:29:25 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

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

  • Sunday

    10/5/2014 9:14:36 AM, by NUTRON3

    Such a bright shiny sunny day!... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/5/2014 6:17:25 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Let us celebrate wotjh our Father... Read more

  • What do you think of this?

    10/5/2014 6:13:09 AM, by THEENFP

    http://www.fitocracy.com/knowl
    edge/budget-the-luxuries-f
    irst-why-unhealthy-food-ma
    tters-the-most/?utm_source
    =swu&utm_medium=email&utm_
    content=content&utm_campaign=budget-luxury When I eat something extravagant, I have no idea what else to eat that day, to stretch out my calo... Read more

  • Path to Health and Fitness is definitely not straight

    10/4/2014 6:17:29 PM, by SHUDDEC

    I'm still (not back) working my way on my path to health and fitness. After many months of being frustrated and feeling blocked in positive forward movement towards my goals, I've decided to live an "Act as if" lifestyle of a fit and healthy person. Instead of focusing on my current weight and... Read more

  • Counting Down the Days to Stop My Stomach Medicine

    10/4/2014 11:03:49 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    Twelve - Twelve days left to take my Omeprazole. I truly believe that the Omeprazole has me retaining fluids which is keeping this high weight on my body. I still am not feeling all that great - cloudy head, tired, low energy. I have been getting 7.5 hours sleep each night which I think it good. ... Read more

  • Work

    10/4/2014 7:07:32 AM, by NUTRON3

    I was suppose to have yesterday off, but got called in, right in the middle of grocery shopping... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/4/2014 12:37:47 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I amn so happy I am at home I will finally get sleep tonight no more screaming , alarms I do feel bad for the others who can not speak up for them selves I need time to get mo get some healing in. Thank God for being in my own bed I am in horrifying pain but I will managre it to keep it at a cert... Read more

  • Dressers

    10/3/2014 8:34:11 AM, by NUTRON3

    I love how my dressers are turning out I have 3 more to do. I have done 2 nightstands, a small dresser, a mirror, 2 end tables and a coffee table.... Read more

  • TGIF

    10/3/2014 12:28:53 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Getting staples out and then going home so happy maybe I will get sleep and be able to just get and do what I need to to get back to being happy aand healthy sending prayers and hugz thanks for all your support it means so much to me... Read more

  • Happy October

    10/2/2014 7:37:41 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I have only run once this week , today. This schedule is driving me crazy. I was not able to get my cooking in last weekend so I didn't have enough time to get sweaty. I stepped on the scale today and I had not gained, I am hoping I can weigh in tomorrow and report at least a 1# loss for the month o... Read more

  • Good things

    10/2/2014 8:24:29 AM, by NUTRON3

    Great birthday party last night for my grandson, today is starting out great, hoping work is great too!... Read more

  • October's Goals, September's Brief Summary

    10/1/2014 9:16:35 PM, by STRONGERLEANER

    I lost the two pounds I wanted to lose in October. Other than that, October was not a very good month for exercise or healthy foods. For October, I'm just trying to be as consistent as I can. I'm trying to exercise for at least 210 minutes per week and eat more vegetables and fruits again. ... Read more

  • Where Has the Time Gone?

    10/1/2014 1:21:49 PM, by TWALKER0475

    It has been awhile since I've been on Spark. A quick update: at the beginning of this year I found myself at my highest weight ever (possibly including pregnancy, sheesh!), 223 lbs. I had been struggling with depression for around a year and a half and the weight just piled on as I turned to food... Read more

  • Busy

    10/1/2014 8:36:09 AM, by NUTRON3

    My grandson's birthday party, tonight and painting furniture after workout.............. Read more

  • Exactly what does a dog see?

    9/30/2014 6:41:31 PM, by IMAVISION

    & for checking this out. If you have ever been curious about what dogs see, this will afford excellent insight on that matter. As... Read more

  • Payday

    9/30/2014 8:44:43 AM, by NUTRON3

    Money comes in and money goes out!... Read more

  • Tues

    9/30/2014 12:12:34 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day I'm want to go home but if you want to to weight go in to the hospital I am in I have to beg for food that I can actually eat this week close to 10 pounds sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more