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  • Recovering Momentum and NSV

    5/28/2015 9:51:27 AM, by LDYSABELLA

    These last few weeks have been really challenging for me. I've got many more steps in, but I've had less energy for structured exercise. I need to get back into the habit of getting to the YMCA although I have gone to the apartment office gym. This week I tried to start back into longer sessions of ... Read more

  • to do list

    5/26/2015 9:20:18 PM, by TATHY49

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  • Lord Thank You

    5/26/2015 9:19:01 PM, by TATHY49

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  • love yourself

    5/26/2015 9:15:23 PM, by TATHY49

    You are amazing just the way you are... Read more

  • Tonight is here

    5/26/2015 9:13:23 PM, by TATHY49

    Today , I did much better than yesterday. Today I drink all my water plus some more.... Yesterday I was upset about the weight gain , but then I realized it was not much I could do at that moment ... I could have beat myself up about it , but not good comes out of whining or complaining... So inst... Read more

  • Memorial Weekend

    5/26/2015 11:52:45 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    Memorial weekend was a beautiful weekend weather wise. No rain or humidity, sun was shining and there was a light breeze all weekend...what more could someone ask for. Sunday evening hubby and i went to the local cemetery, where his family is buried and we planted flowers at the grave head sto... Read more

  • I gained More weight

    5/26/2015 10:08:08 AM, by TATHY49

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  • A Fresh Start Begins Today

    5/25/2015 7:00:14 PM, by 4RASCALS

    This is Day one of new beginnings. I've reached that point where I need to come to grips with my health & makes some necessary changes. My intention is to start slowly. Getting back to basic .. that means Exercise daily if possible for ten minutes or longer Eat healthy .. No more jun... Read more

  • REMEMBERING THOSE WHO SERVED

    5/24/2015 10:41:25 AM, by ICECUB

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  • Happy memorial day

    5/23/2015 9:18:51 PM, by ICECUB

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  • Pics of my boys.....

    5/23/2015 8:46:55 PM, by TEXASLADY65

    Dalton in Korea Dylan in OK ... Read more

  • Well...been a fairly good day so far

    5/23/2015 8:40:58 PM, by TEXASLADY65

    Have stayed within my dietary limits so far, exercised for 30 minutes too. Feeling pretty good.... Read more

  • Day 47 of Resparking

    5/23/2015 10:54:49 AM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 20 minutes? 248 Reach your daily steps goal? 248 Write a blog? 42 Avoid trigger foods? 42 Shower? 42 Take all meds? 248 For Today Goals & Desires: Playing Catch-Up again. After the past week of trying to g... Read more

  • Moving Again

    5/22/2015 8:53:49 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    I got a Summer job at Mt Rushmore. Yup, I will be flying out to South Dakota on June 5th. It's about 2 weeks away and I need to figure out what to pack in my 1 carry-on luggage. I have never been to the Dakota's before, so this will be a nice switch from the dry hot desert of the Southwest. I... Read more

  • Words I should ponder or practice

    5/22/2015 4:50:30 PM, by TATHY49

    I should practice more often to say the word "No " ... Read more

  • Spring 2015 #2 - 051815

    5/19/2015 10:57:29 AM, by MUSIKAT62

    Another week, another pound. More that is. Not sure what is going on. I think it is the stress of everything else in my life. My husband is supposed to be marking twice what I do and last year he made less than half. He still has the same job he's always had, he just seems to be doing it for fr... Read more

  • Day 43 of Resparking

    5/19/2015 8:24:23 AM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 20 minutes? 248 Reach your daily steps goal? 248 Write a blog? 248 Avoid trigger foods? 42 Shower? 248 Take all meds? 248 For Today Goals & Desires: Finish packing our hospital bags. Get in a walk despite ... Read more

  • Well , where should I start?

    5/18/2015 12:33:10 PM, by TATHY49

    Today , actually , the past couple of days have been a total challenge for me , dealing with more stress than years before and the pain , don't let me get start on the pain .... It seems that everyday I am in more pain than before, the pain meds are giving me more pain since I have an ulcer an... Read more

  • Day 42 of Resparking

    5/18/2015 11:57:00 AM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 20 minutes? 248 Reach your daily steps goal? 248 Write a blog? 248 Avoid trigger foods? 248 Shower? 42 Take all meds? 42 For Today Goals & Desires: Want to get a walk in today but also have swimming time p... Read more

  • Day 41 of Resparking

    5/17/2015 12:34:43 PM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 20 minutes? 248 Reach your daily steps goal? 38 I say yes but my tracker said no. I walked for 2+ hours instead of 20 straight minutes. I think wearing the tracker differently somehow messed up the counter. It says I only got a ... Read more

  • ENJOY THE WEEKEND

    5/16/2015 9:36:31 PM, by ICECUB

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  • Home alone πŸ‘£πŸ‘Ύ

    5/16/2015 4:45:15 PM, by TATHY49

    Home alone?? At least I thought I was home alone ...πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘‹πŸ½πŸ’
    …πŸ½πŸŒΉπŸŽπŸ•πŸ•πŸ•π
    Ÿ’🐒🐒🐒 , but I am never alone ,I have my lovely dogs by my side looking at me while I do my chores and when I get ready to do my daily exercises they are right there with me πŸ’... Read more

  • Day 40 of Resparking

    5/16/2015 8:41:04 AM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 10 minutes? 248 Reach your daily steps goal? 248 Write a blog? 248 Avoid trigger foods? 248 Shower? 248 Take all meds? 248 For Today Goals & Desires: Get some small chores done. Get ready to take the kids ... Read more

  • Day 39 of Resparking

    5/15/2015 8:50:01 AM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 20 minutes? 248 Reach your daily steps goal? 248 Write a blog? 42 Avoid trigger foods? 248 Shower? 42 Take all meds? 248 For Today Goals & Desires: Clean up the house, catch up on chores from doctor appoi... Read more

  • summer's coming

    5/13/2015 10:54:37 PM, by ICECUB

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  • my first morning on the pergola

    5/13/2015 11:14:32 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    Last Thursday was a beautiful day to eat breakfast on the pergola. It was even worth getting a wet butt over...it rained the night before and hadn't totally dried off yet. It was such a quiet and relaxing morning. The trees were just starting to leaf out and some of the apple trees in the wild wer... Read more

  • Day 36 of Resparking

    5/12/2015 5:23:25 PM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 10 minutes? 248 Reach your daily steps goal? 248 Write a blog? 42 Avoid trigger foods? 42 Shower? 248 Take all meds? 248 For Today Goals & Desires: Take it easy. Obstacles, Barriers, or Excuses: N... Read more

  • HAPPY SUMMER.

    5/12/2015 11:37:50 AM, by ICECUB

    HI EVERYONE, WELL HAD A DOCTOR VISIT THIS MORNING. ACCORDING TO HIS SCALES I HAVE LOSS 14LBS SINCE LAST OCTOBER. NOW I WEIGHT 195. I WEIGH LESS IN HIS OFFICE THAN AT HOME. HE DID BLOOD WORK WHICH I AM WAITING TO HEAR ABOUT. MY B/P 142/82 NOT BAD CONSIDERING HOW HIGH IT HAS BEEN IN THE PAST. HE... Read more

  • Spring 2015 #1 - 051115

    5/11/2015 10:13:47 AM, by MUSIKAT62

    Good Morning All, I keep reading that writing things down about troubles and victories will help your self esteem and help you feel better. I going to give it a try. Yesterday being Mother's Day, it started out like most all holidays..."bah humbug". We have a very small family, only 4 of... Read more

  • A Mother's Day To Remember

    5/10/2015 10:12:23 PM, by LDYSABELLA

    I had a great Mother's Day. I didn't have to pick up Alex from work so my DH went with me to drop her off, then took our son and I out for lunch. I made healthy choices I felt good about. After the food finally settled, I headed into my local YMCA in Gahanna to do upper body ST after a quick el... Read more

  • Day 34 of Resparking

    5/10/2015 10:00:51 AM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 10 minutes? 42 Reach your daily steps goal? 42 Write a blog? 42 Avoid trigger foods? 248 Shower? 42 Take all meds? 248 For Today Goals & Desires: Enjoy Mother's Day with the family. 26 251 214 Try not t... Read more

  • Trying to get back on track

    5/9/2015 5:58:16 PM, by HEALTHYBYTES42

    I have been quite depressed lately, not wanting to do any exercise and shamefully stuffing my face with the wrong foods, I just told myself I need to get out of this slump. I probably gained all pounds that I have lost. But now I have the determination to stop this crap and do this the right way. ... Read more

  • Here I am

    5/8/2015 1:56:26 PM, by TATHY49

    Here I am today , reevaluating my goals, deciding my next step prioritizing my decisions and looking into my past failures ??? Or past mistakes ??? I know the journey ahead is hard and that I will find obstacles and negativity My mind is made up ; one day at the time , one goal at the time , one s... Read more

  • Day 32 of Resparking

    5/8/2015 12:14:56 PM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 10 minutes? 248 Reach your daily steps goal? 248 Write a blog? 248 Avoid trigger foods? 42 Shower? 42 Take all meds? 248 For Today Goals & Desires: Shower. Chores done. Another 2 lap walk in. Online ... Read more

  • Day 31 of Resparking

    5/7/2015 8:58:44 PM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 10 minutes? 248 Reach your daily steps goal? 248 Write a blog? 42 Avoid trigger foods? 42 Shower? 248 Take all meds? 248 For Today Goals & Desires: Yesterday I managed to do two laps around the block. The ... Read more

  • Today is A Beautiful Day

    5/4/2015 12:13:20 PM, by PANDABEAR42

    Thank you everyone for your support. It has helped me to write about things and your support has meant so much to me. You told me things i had been mentioning to the other half "OH" for years and he would just laugh at me or say what ever you think...so i don't go there any more and i'm learning t... Read more

  • SNEAKY CATS

    5/3/2015 6:08:42 PM, by ICECUB

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  • Processing Seedlings, A Tree Nursery Farmers Life

    5/1/2015 2:13:33 PM, by PANDABEAR42

    Hello Spark Friends....This is the life of a self-employed tree nursery "FARMER". Unfortunately farmers have to claim they are self-employed as when that is their only way of income..... We started seedlings in early April...don't ask what day as the time moved on for me seedling time got dep... Read more

  • Day 23 of Resparking

    4/29/2015 7:07:24 PM, by CLUTTRELL8

    Yesterday, did you: Drink 10 glasses of water? 248 Walk for 10 minutes? 248 Reach your daily steps goal? 248 Write a blog? 248 Avoid trigger foods? 42 Shower? 248 Take all meds? 248 For Today Goals & Desires: I made it. Went to the Pain Specialist. Was there for 3 ... Read more