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  • Thursday

    3/5/2015 12:15:03 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and send out love to all prayers and blessings hug... Read more

  • It's all about corporate profits

    3/4/2015 12:35:17 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    Take a look at this and take action:
    hSzaQ Birgit... Read more

  • In

    3/4/2015 8:50:52 AM, by NUTRON3

    All moved in now to organize... Read more

  • Hump day

    3/4/2015 12:22:51 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    This week is flying by be blessed sending light lovejoy and prayers hufs... Read more

  • Glyphosate testing of USDA certified organic items found contamination for this company

    3/3/2015 10:49:00 AM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    This is scary news and a good reminder that buying organic is not enough. We need to know and trust the producers of our food. Please read for more info:
    new-glyphosate-tested-program/ There are now plenty of factory-farmed ... Read more

  • Today

    3/3/2015 6:16:41 AM, by NUTRON3

    Today we move rest of the furniture out! I have a darn cold but can't let that stop me.... Read more

  • Legislation in Texas concerning vaccine coersion considered

    3/2/2015 9:37:52 AM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    If you live in Texas take note.
    ion-proposed/... Read more

  • One more

    3/2/2015 5:50:54 AM, by NUTRON3

    Today the painters do my master closet, then we can put in the cupboards. We have gotten so much done. My mom is a beast wow, she is just a working. Today we are taken another load over and unpacking and putting things away. Water, electricity, and gas gets hooked up today. Lots to do!... Read more

  • Gardasil Vaccine: Spain Joins Growing List of Countries filing Criminal Complaints

    3/2/2015 1:06:20 AM, by HOUNDLOVER1
    o-file-criminal-complaints/ This article explains not only the concerns about the Gardasil vacccine but also how vaccine manufacturers in the US are protected from legal action against them. Birg... Read more

  • The Importance of Staying Hydrated

    3/1/2015 9:42:03 PM, by IMAVISION

    194 91 194 91 194 91 194 91194 91 189 "Did you know that we often drink less water in the Winter, because our bodies are not as aware of our need for it?" ~ Annessa Chumbley, RD 189 194 91 194 91 194 91 194 91194 91 Three reasons to drink more water in the Winter months! ... Read more

  • AB Challenge START!

    3/1/2015 5:55:52 PM, by SWEETNSKINNY

    I did mine!!! Sorry if you can't see it, im on mobile phone! Will post all 30 days tonight but for day one do: 15 sit ups 5 crunches 5 leg lifts 10 second Plank Challenge your friends!... Read more

  • AB Challenge START!

    3/1/2015 5:55:39 PM, by SWEETNSKINNY

    I did mine!!! ... Read more

  • Paint

    3/1/2015 6:45:53 AM, by NUTRON3

    I love the results so far from the painters, got so much accomplished yesterday, hoping for another great day... Read more

  • ~ JAZZI : October 7, 1999 - December 21, 2015 ~

    3/1/2015 5:21:57 AM, by JAZZID

    129 129 I am sorry that I have been MIA for awhile, but have not been in a good place for the past few months. On December 21, 2014 my fur baby Jazzi died suddenly in my arms at the age of 15 years and 2 months old. A neighbor gave Jazzi to me when she was just 5 weeks old. At the time... Read more

  • Binge Eating / Honesty

    2/28/2015 11:18:04 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    artwork by Rose Bousamra "Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have." —Robert Holden "Other people are not medicine." —Amy Poehler Hi, I'm Jamie, and I have binge eating disorder. It's worse when I'm stressed out, when I'm not sleepin... Read more

  • Here they come

    2/28/2015 5:15:31 AM, by NUTRON3

    Today the painters come while I try to do a little unpacking... Read more

  • Ab Challenge anyone?

    2/27/2015 2:27:14 PM, by SWEETNSKINNY

    I'm thinking March 1st I want to start a daily AB challenge daily! Any takers? I'd love to have the accountability and sense of community...also misery loves company as I get my abs burning! LOL. With THAT....any takers?... Read more

  • Ima's Quote for the Day!

    2/27/2015 1:33:52 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 195 195 195195 195 195 195195 195 “Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of your reality is not their reality.” ― Shannon L. Alder 195 195 195 195195 195 195 195195 195... Read more

  • Signing

    2/27/2015 6:05:12 AM, by NUTRON3

    Today we sign the papers for the new house... Read more

  • "First do no harm? movie about ketogenic diet for epilepsy

    2/26/2015 6:46:58 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    This is a beautiful story of hope.
    iFKpw Birgit... Read more


    2/26/2015 1:52:37 PM, by SWEETNSKINNY

    I am ONE pound away. I'm on a 90 day challenge and my ultimate goal is 30 pounds but I am taking it 10 pounds at a time. Thru the challenge, when I lose 10 pounds, they donate meals to kids fighting obesity or in need of healthy meals. Love that my weight loss also means charity!!! Anyway...the scal... Read more

  • One more day

    2/26/2015 7:04:49 AM, by NUTRON3

    Tomorrow we sign the papers for the new house and can start moving in. The painters come on Saturday and should be done on Sunday. So excited!... Read more

  • Immune systems in infants, nursing and vaccinations

    2/25/2015 12:01:57 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    This is a good explanation by a nephrologist (kidney doctor):
    not-being-told/ Birgit... Read more

  • Poor Mom

    2/25/2015 6:21:44 AM, by NUTRON3

    My mom is here with me in Texas from Michigan trying to recover after losing her husband my dad and has been sick with a cold, a cold with watery eyes, coughing all night and sore throat, wish she would get better soon.... Read more

  • "Bought" The truth behind vaccines, big pharma and your food

    2/24/2015 11:34:09 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1
    ng/ Please let your friends and family know about this. Knowledge is power. Birgit... Read more

  • Spark people are a blessing

    2/24/2015 6:21:17 AM, by NUTRON3

    I can not say enough about how wonderful Spark people are, they are caring, kind and motivating!... Read more

  • No Need to Blame The Dryer!

    2/23/2015 6:51:31 PM, by SWEETNSKINNY

    I did laundry the other day and today I pulled out my favorite jeans. They haven't fit in a long time, and the last time I tried them on, I could get them on but barely button them. Forget wearing them for more than 10 minutes, because it would be ridiculously tight! I have HATED putting thing... Read more

  • Back

    2/23/2015 5:42:08 AM, by NUTRON3

    Well, I am back and the last of January and all of Feb. has been a blur. I went home to help my mom with my dad who had cancer for the 5th time this time it was in the pancreas and liver also kidneys were failing. I got back to Michigan and all the kids, grand kids, and great grandkids came from all... Read more

  • Vida Haenchen's Elephant Stew

    2/22/2015 11:58:53 PM, by LJCANNON

    I don't usually post recipes, but I found this one while cleaning out Mom's apartment and I thought you might enjoy it. The only thing I see wrong with it, is that there is No Garlic, LOL!! 1 Medium Size Elephant Brown Gravy 2 Rabbits, optional Salt & Pepper *Cut the Elep... Read more

  • How being hungry will cost you lots of money - not just for groceries

    2/22/2015 11:56:52 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    I heard this story on NPR and thought it was worth passing on. Eat to satiety before you go shopping for anything. It will save you tons of money and that's not limited to food items but any shopping.
    pr... Read more

  • Andrei Tarkovsky's "Stalker"

    2/22/2015 10:10:22 PM, by PETALIA

    "Let everything that's been planned come true. Let them believe. And let them have a laugh at their passions. Because what they call passion actually is not some emotional energy, but just the friction between their souls and the outside world. And most important, let them believe in themselve... Read more

  • Artificial Sweeteners in Milk? - The Dr. Oz Show

    2/22/2015 2:27:02 PM, by IMAVISION

    466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 As always - I 304 for stopping in to check this information out. God bless us all with the desire to seek out clear knowledge concerning the products we choose to purchase! 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 "Industry m... Read more

  • Aeolus at The Eden Project - Acoustic Wind Pavilion

    2/21/2015 2:35:14 PM, by _RAMONA
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    t/52878929719 Since several people have asked for more information about my feed picture, I thought this was the easiest way to provide the information.... Read more

  • Weight loss & benefits of magnesium.

    2/21/2015 10:07:20 AM, by POXYFAIRYPLUME

    Since counting my calories again, the weight loss is coming right along!!! I'm so glad I switched up my workouts. I've also found the wonderful benefits of magnesium! I think I had a serious deficiency. A lot of what was keeping me from my good workouts was the numbness and suuuuuuuper dup... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/21/2015 12:13:56 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Sending many blessings love joy and prayers to all my friends thanks for being there for me I love you all enjoy your weekend hug 304... Read more

  • Do you need a 14-year-old to explain the need for GMO labeling to you?

    2/21/2015 12:01:02 AM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    Well here you go, she makes more sense than most adults on the issue and in only about 14 minutes you'll understand the basics of the issue:
    ng-tv-hosts-should-get-3?c=tkp1 380... Read more

  • 30 days of my 90 day challenge progress pics

    2/20/2015 12:06:19 PM, by SWEETNSKINNY

    That's right, I'm at 30 days (well a little past) of my 90 day challenge! My trainer took photos on day 1 and we took pictures on Wednesday. The scale is moving very slowly, went up up and finally im back down to 157 lbs BUT I see quite a difference in the pics! I'm very happy with my progress. The ... Read more

  • Making Progress!!

    2/18/2015 6:06:38 PM, by LAMOURA

    Yep lost a whole inch around my waist!! I know this lol because I had to make my belt tighter by a whole inch!! Tried on my fav pair of jeans...the ones that got to tight this past year and the jeans fit and the belt was to loose by a whole inch!! AWESOME carb cycling and exercise really do work!! ... Read more

  • Conflicts of interest and fraud in medical research

    2/18/2015 1:56:29 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    This is from Chris Kresser's blog:
    nd-fraud-in-medical-research... Read more

  • Act (your favorite) Age!

    2/18/2015 1:46:00 PM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    You know what they say: "Dress for the job you want to have - not for the one you have." Well, I took this a step further - I decided to act the age I wish I still was (about 25) - and guess what: MY BODY IS GOING ALONG WITH THAT! I am following all the health and fitness tips for women in the... Read more

  • Talk about a heat wave!

    2/18/2015 12:21:38 PM, by IMAVISION

    425 444 425 444 425 444 425 444 425 444 Talk about a heat wave! 246 304 for checking this out. Hope it brings a smile to your face. 100 God bless you on this eighteenth day, of this second month, in the year of our Lord 2015! 425 444 425 444 425 444 42... Read more

  • More info about the danger of statins

    2/18/2015 11:50:20 AM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    This blog includes a link to videos that were considered so "dangerous" for profits by the pharmaceutical industry that they were removed from youtube. But thankfully Dr. Michael Eades put them on his vimeo channel. If you or a loved one are taking statins you need to see this. healthimpactnews.c... Read more

  • "The greater good" movie and Doctors and Scientists with concerns about vaccines

    2/17/2015 2:38:18 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    Here is a lot more info for those people who want it: The number of physicians and Ph.D.'s who are concerned about over-vaccinating is growing.
    ts-with-concerns-about-vaccines/... Read more

  • Starting Day For Without Caffeine

    2/17/2015 8:00:10 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    This has been a really tough weekend. Starting Saturday morning, I decided to stop drinking my morning cup of coffee. Saturday I had a very busy day so I had no time to think about how I was feeling. My doggie boot camp went for four hours which meant I missed lunch. At this point I had a terrib... Read more

  • Sugar industry and government

    2/16/2015 12:45:06 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    This is something that is not just going on in the UK, they only found out about it there:
    y-health-scandal/ Birgit... Read more

  • still here

    2/16/2015 11:09:00 AM, by SWEETNSKINNY

    I haven't fallen off the spark world eventhough lately all I've done is peek at others stuff. I'm still on the new diet plan and working with a trainer, but right now I'm back in struggle mode. I always have this time where I fall off, cheat, and struggle to get back into KICK BUTT mode. And I am th... Read more

  • More on the vaccine debate and autism

    2/15/2015 2:41:52 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    There continues to be new information on this issue that is important for parents and grandparents of young children to be informed about:
    ment-link-to-autism/ You ... Read more

  • Finally lost weight!

    2/13/2015 10:26:40 PM, by POXYFAIRYPLUME

    Just as I added a blog entry about not losing weight, I lost 1.5 lbs this past week! I've done really well with my eating the past few days since I've been tracking again. Every time I think about putting junk or high calorie foods in my mouth, I think about my wedding dress. It's actually helpin... Read more

  • Date set

    2/13/2015 8:46:49 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    OK...April 7th is the date for the new hip. One step at a time.... Read more

  • I Never Thought This Could Be Caffeine Withdrawal

    2/13/2015 3:09:03 PM, by ANNEMARGAR

    Well, I have been stringing along my caffeine addiction with one cup of coffee per day. Over the past month I have been having trouble sleeping through the night (tossing and turning all night long), unable to stay awake during the day, unable to focus, my muscles aren't recovering from my workouts... Read more

  • Forced vaccinations for kids?

    2/13/2015 11:28:31 AM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    It looks like this may become a common occurrence if people don't stand up for their rights. The drug companies profit hugely. If you have kids do your research on this issue. Make sure to hear both sides of the debate.
    tian-paren... Read more

  • One Act of Kindness Each Day!!

    2/13/2015 9:59:02 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    From now until my birthday in March. I will keep track of my acts though this blog (at least I hope I can just edit and add an update each day - I guess we'll see). Today, Friday, Feb 13th - Gave two boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to my daughter to take to school for her class Valentines Day party... Read more

  • Need for new hip confirmed by surgeon

    2/12/2015 5:46:51 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    I'm excited to get my life back soon! More details as I learn them...... Read more

  • SG Bonus

    2/12/2015 12:53:06 PM, by CRAZEPUPPIES

    So I'm not sure this actually counts as a recipe make over but, more like an alternative to my favorite food, pizza! I love Mother Bear's (pizza), I can practically see it from my office window. Ok not exactly but if I went outside I could see it. I couldn't find exact nutrition information. My ... Read more

  • Why are you keeping track of your weight?

    2/11/2015 11:29:47 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    Seems like that is a strange question to ask. But please think about it. Do you know for sure that you really need to lose weight (or do you just need to lose body fat)? Do you know that a lower weight would actually be healthier for you? It is important to keep in mind that it is primarily abd... Read more

  • Greatness

    2/11/2015 1:05:50 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi... Read more

  • Can't get over this hump!!!

    2/11/2015 12:55:40 PM, by POXYFAIRYPLUME

    I've been stuck between the same 5lbs for like a year, and I just cannot get past it! So I started tracking my food again. Even though I'm eating healthy, I'm still getting too many calories. I've put strength training back in my workout routine, so hoping I see some good results with that too. ... Read more

  • Before you speak...

    2/10/2015 11:21:09 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    Before you speak, let's your words pass through three gates. At the first gate ask yourself, "Is it true?" At the second gate ask yourself, "Is it necessary?" At the third gate ask yourself, "Is it kind?" ~Sufi saying... Read more

  • Let's go to the ortho!

    2/9/2015 10:21:59 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    So, I just found out I need a new left hip and got my appointment to see the orthopedic surgeon on Thursday. Let's get this ball rolling and reclaim my life!... Read more

  • What About Those Days You Just Don't Want to Exercise?

    2/9/2015 5:33:47 PM, by NANCYANNE55

    I know you've been there..... You've scheduled your workout time, You got your backside out of bed, brushed your teeth and your workout gear on. You are headed out the door, or plugging the exercise DVD in, but you just do NOT want to exercise today. Ugh! What to do? Hey! It ha... Read more

  • Take their love.

    2/8/2015 8:37:37 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    “Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love.” ― Wally Lamb, She's Come Undone... Read more

  • An experiment of N=8 second installment - Honey

    2/7/2015 2:16:15 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    My blog of January 28 needs an update: My whippet Brio is still hanging in there, actually slightly improved. Brio has been enjoying more walks again, volunteering to go for 2 to our local park yesterday. She was playing and running a little and enjoying all the smells after the long rain we had h... Read more

  • Medical kidnapping - A growing problem in the US

    2/7/2015 12:08:44 PM, by HOUNDLOVER1

    Here is more info on this problem. If you are in the group of people who sometimes disagrees with doctors and finds their own, healthier options you need to be aware of this. If you are a parent or grandparent you this is even more important. Because of illegal gag orders by courts some of this info... Read more

  • Update!

    2/7/2015 11:24:38 AM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    I thought I was doing pretty good on my weightloss journey, until I pulled my muscles in my lower back watching the Super Bowl. I'm in so much pain, I just want 2 46 . Now my knee that I had my TKR on is acting up; so I have 2 go 4 an x-ray 2 make sure nothing is loose. 198 Instead of losing w... Read more

  • Carnie Wilson Quote

    2/6/2015 8:46:55 PM, by IMAVISION

    252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 I do 304 for taking time to stop by & check this out! God bless! 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 "I am who I am & I celebrate where I am when I'm there." ~ Carnie Wilson Carnie is an American singer, who has struggled ... Read more

  • the old ways

    2/5/2015 9:33:59 PM, by PETALIA

    David Quentin photo of Robert Macfarlane walking the Broomway ‘I can only meditate when I am walking,’ wrote Jean-Jacques Rousseau in the fourth book of his Confessions, ‘when I stop I cease to think; my mind only works with my legs.’ Soren Kierkegaard speculated that the mind might function... Read more

  • Children will not remember...

    2/5/2015 2:17:42 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    "Children will not remember you for the material things you provided, but for the feeling that you cherished them." ~ Richard L. Evans... Read more

  • Sleep is Getting Worse!!

    2/5/2015 6:38:51 AM, by ANNEMARGAR

    It is time for Operation Good Night's Sleep!! My stress at work has increased which causes me to not sleep well - so then I drink coffee (three cups yesterday) to stay awake during the work day - which then causes me to not be able to sleep at night. So....I need to cut out all coffee!!! I was th... Read more

  • Help with personal dynamics

    2/4/2015 5:12:34 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    How do you get someone to listen in a meeting who constantly talks over everyone else? I'm involved in a quilting/fabric arts project at church where we are tasked with making quilts for the side walls of the sanctuary. Today was our first planning meeting and although we got some things dec... Read more

  • Tuesday

    2/3/2015 8:55:51 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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