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  • June 23: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Dog and Caterpillar

    6/23/2017 10:27:09 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Thursday Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 131 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 75 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Hope you had a great Friday and are ready for the weekend! Today was a pretty calm Friday for me. Just working a... Read more

  • feeling a little better

    6/23/2017 2:35:45 PM, by GLENDAK72

    on my second round of antibiotics & steroids but I'm feeling better , not 💯 % yet but I'm for sure on my way..thanks for all the prayers.... so I am doing much better , I miss being on here daily and I apologize for not posting daily , I'm on my way back though...I have found that my body is going... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #67 - Time For A Change!

    6/23/2017 11:23:19 AM, by VEG_GIRL04

    This morning I weighed in - 129 lbs. A gain of at least a lb since last week. Last night - I skipped Crossfit. Wednesday night - I stayed up late having drinks with friends. Action - equal reaction. The decisions we make influence our lives. While a lot of my life is very active... Read more

  • Spoiler...Service

    6/23/2017 9:06:53 AM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf Our spiritual progress is inseparably bound together with the temporal service we give to others.... Read more

  • June 22: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Heat Wave

    6/22/2017 7:57:09 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Wednesday Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 130 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 74 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Hi all I'll be easy today and just do a quick check-in :). This is in part because I just took a fitness br... Read more

  • Spoiler...Agency

    6/22/2017 12:51:32 PM, by JLAMING263

    L. Tom Perry As we face the many decisions in life, the easy and popular messages of the world will not usually be the right ones to choose, and it will take much courage to choose the right.... Read more

  • Day 2 A New Beginning

    6/21/2017 10:08:06 PM, by MARYANNB25

    Well today went pretty well. Logged my food for the day and i also made it to the gym. I did some exercises in the pool and then just did some walking and jogging in the water, It felt really good to get back into the pool. I thought I would be more tired when I got out than I was. But when I got ou... Read more

  • June 21: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- 42 Motivational Songs

    6/21/2017 8:22:27 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Wednesday Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 129 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 73 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Who is ready for music today? As I mentioned yesterday, I'm back today with some of my favorite motivational songs. ... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #66 - Happy Summer Solstice!

    6/21/2017 1:00:40 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Happy First Day of Summer everyone! To celebrate Summer Solstice I started the day with a bike ride to commute to work! What a beautiful morning for it - though I fear it's going to be nice and hot this afternoon for my trip home! Another beautiful moment of the day? The bounty that was my... Read more

  • Spoiler...Humble

    6/21/2017 11:05:27 AM, by JLAMING263

    Steven E. Snow We must all strive to become more humble. Humility is essential to gain the blessings of the gospel. Humility enables us to have broken hearts when we sin or make mistakes and makes it possible for us to repent.... Read more

  • June 20: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Motivational Music List

    6/20/2017 8:46:45 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Tuesday Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 128 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 72 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Hi all! Good day here today! No residual pain from the fillings at the dentist yesterday. But I have an interest... Read more

  • Here's to a new beginning.

    6/20/2017 7:58:41 PM, by MARYANNB25

    Well after many weeks of trying to talk myself into starting over yet again I am finally doing it. I have been away for awhile. And unfortunately I have gained some of my weight back but that is ok. In May 2015 I had to have a hysterectomy but during my recovery I found a lump on my breast. So on my... Read more

  • Spoiler...Restoration

    6/20/2017 12:01:28 PM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf Sometimes we think of the Restoration of the gospel as something that is complete, already behind us. In reality, the Restoration is an ongoing process; we are living in it right now.... Read more

  • June 19: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Dentist and Motivational Music

    6/19/2017 7:56:30 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Monday Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 127 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 71 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Gaa -- I posted on Facebook about 2 hours ago that I was getting ready to go to the dentist to fill some cavities. I me... Read more

  • Spoiler...Kindness

    6/19/2017 9:01:26 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Kindness is the essence of a celestial life. Kindness is how a Christlike person treats others. Kindness should permeate all of our words and actions at work, at school, at church, and especially in our homes." —Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin... Read more

  • June 18: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Next Part of Challenge

    6/18/2017 3:59:47 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Sunday Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 126 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 70 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Hi everyone! Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. My boys are making me some chocolate chip cookies today. I... Read more

  • Spoiler...Agency

    6/18/2017 8:01:56 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Jesus votes for us, Satan votes against us, and we cast the deciding vote. It is my prayer that each of us will use our agency to choose happiness." —Larry R. Lawrence... Read more

  • June 17: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- The Story of Pat

    6/17/2017 9:24:56 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Saturday Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 125 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 69 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Hi everyone! I just finished and published the next lesson for this challenge: http://www.sparkpeople.com/m
    ... Read more

  • SGCC Lesson #5: Your Daily Actions and Words Impact More People Than You Realize

    6/17/2017 9:15:03 PM, by SPARKGUY

    This lesson is from the Positive Force Cornerstone. As a reminder: Positive Force – Share your spark & get more in return When you motivate other people, you are more likely to stay motivated yourself. We want to build a large group of people being a positive force on the world! ... Read more

  • Spoiler...Sabbath Day

    6/17/2017 9:22:02 AM, by JLAMING263

    Benjamin De Hoyos As we keep the Sabbath day holy and partake of the sacrament, we are not only cleansed, but our light also grows brighter.... Read more

  • I said I wouldn't but I did

    6/17/2017 8:57:37 AM, by GLENDAK72

    well friends you know I'm always saying I'm not going to drink diet pop but let me tell y'all I found me some I like and even though I shouldn't be drinking because it's so bad for me I've got to, I am drinking my points . I love water don't get me wrong nothing like a good cold glass water BUT I ne... Read more

  • June 16: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Kayaking Kauai Napali Coast

    6/16/2017 9:01:15 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Friday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 124 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 68 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Happy Friday everyone! Do you have any fun active adventures planned this weekend? I might take my boys kayaking.... Read more

  • Spoiler...Love

    6/16/2017 6:06:27 PM, by JLAMING263

    "We cannot truly love God if we do not love our fellow travelers on this mortal journey. Likewise, we cannot fully love our fellowmen if we do not love God, the Father of us all. The Apostle John tells us, “This commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.”" —Preside... Read more

  • June 15: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Mavericks and Surfing Life

    6/15/2017 9:20:06 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Thursday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 123 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 67 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) One more day until Friday! Let's make it a good end to the work week. Yesterday I showed a video of large waves... Read more

  • Spoiler...Music

    6/15/2017 9:26:24 AM, by JLAMING263

    Jay E. Jensen Music in Church meetings and classes should facilitate a spirit of worship, revelation, and testimony.... Read more

  • sorry

    6/15/2017 8:20:09 AM, by GLENDAK72

    sorry for no blog post , I'm feeling really really sucky!! went to ER Tuesday morning they took chest X-rays & a few other test they sent me treated symptoms as if they were part of my asthma so yesterday afternoon they call me tell me the radiologists looked at my X-ray and that I have pneumonia, I... Read more

  • June 14: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Surfing USA

    6/15/2017 12:55:27 AM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Wednesday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 122 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 66 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Quick late-night check-in! I grew up in Ohio and other than once when I was a baby didn't see the ocean until I... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #65 - Dog Surgery

    6/14/2017 12:52:04 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Today was a tough morning. Our oldest dog, Loomis, went in for surgery this morning. He had a mass under his front leg that I discovered a little over a month ago. Once I noticed it we took him in for an exam and the doctor recommended surgery. They don't think it's cancer but really felt it best th... Read more

  • Spoiler...Believe

    6/14/2017 11:13:09 AM, by JLAMING263

    L. Whitney Clayton The decision to believe is the most important choice we ever make. It shapes all our other decisions.... Read more

  • June 13: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- The Flash and Popcorn

    6/13/2017 10:32:20 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Tuesday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 121 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 65 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Another day of gaining strength. I had a good homemade soup for dinner tonight (split pea soup). We're getting r... Read more

  • Spoiler...More Civil and Selfless

    6/13/2017 8:53:37 AM, by JLAMING263

    The Renlunds said there is a lot everyone can do to help society be more civil and selfless. http://www.ldsdaily.com/chur
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  • confessions of a fat girl Day 1

    6/13/2017 5:25:35 AM, by GLENDAK72

    today's confession , I am much better at motivating other people then I am myself. now I know your saying now glenda what the heck does that mean? well I'll tell you I know the rules all the ends and out everything we should & shouldn't do. man I know all this stuff inside out ,upside down, frontwar... Read more

  • June 12: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Gut Brain Connection

    6/13/2017 12:16:16 AM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Monday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 120 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 64 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Hooray -- I'm no longer sick. Now just regaining strength. This was a tough bug. Thanks for all of your support. ... Read more

  • Spoiler...Forgive and Forget

    6/12/2017 10:45:28 AM, by JLAMING263

    Jeffrey R. Holland Forgive and do that which is sometimes harder than to forgive: forget. And when it comes to mind again, forget it again.... Read more

  • Monday

    6/12/2017 7:32:06 AM, by GLENDAK72

    new week new goals so today I'm gonna talk about our food choices. we always are told to make better choices when we're hungry (snack or meal time) In order for us to do that our better choices have to begin at the store. I mean you can't eat an orange 🍊 for a snack if you only bought ch... Read more

  • June 11: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Impacting Others

    6/11/2017 3:24:30 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Sunday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 119 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 63 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Whew, finally getting much better with my cold/sore throat on the way out. Got 8 solid hours of healing sleep last nig... Read more

  • Spoiler...Kindness

    6/11/2017 1:50:33 PM, by JLAMING263

    Joseph B. Wirthlin Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known. Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes.... Read more

  • Sunday morning

    6/11/2017 10:29:19 AM, by GLENDAK72

    good morning y'all hope y'all have had a great weekend I'm back on plan hopeing we all have a wonderful week 😊... Read more

  • update

    6/10/2017 8:37:24 PM, by GLENDAK72

    hey everyone been gone a while but I just couldn't stop smoking & count points at the same time trying to kick both was driving me insane !! update smoke free for today (taking 1 day at a time, less stress) so now it's back to business. so for the last few weeks that I been battling to get rid of t... Read more

  • June 10: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Healthy Sunshine

    6/10/2017 7:11:06 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Saturday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 118 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 62 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Thanks for the good wishes getting rid of my cold/sore throat. I'm still feeling awful today, but at least it has pr... Read more

  • Spoiler...Love of God

    6/10/2017 10:34:16 AM, by JLAMING263

    "God will take you as you are at this very moment and begin to work with you. All you need is a willing heart, a desire to believe, and trust in the Lord." —Dieter F. Uchtdorf... Read more

  • June 9: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Still Sick

    6/9/2017 10:45:42 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Friday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 117 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 61 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Ugh. I woke up in the middle of the night last night with one of those flaming sore throats. It was a little better b... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #64 - Farmers Market

    6/9/2017 12:50:36 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    There are few things that bring me as much joy as Farmers Market Season! Wednesday I had to not buy everything I wanted at the local Farmers Market because I didn't have any more room in my backpack! (I was on my bike) What are you missing if you don't have this love affair like me? Today alone... Read more

  • Spoiler...Adversity

    6/9/2017 11:51:59 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Remember that the Lord will shape the back to bear the burden placed upon it." —Thomas S. Monson... Read more

  • June 8: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Hydrogen peroxide bath

    6/8/2017 9:12:12 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Thursday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 116 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 60 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Thanks for all of the great comments on my Muscle Beach adventure in yesterday's blog! It looks like I got a sma... Read more

  • Spoiler...Joy

    6/8/2017 10:20:34 AM, by JLAMING263

    Russell M. Nelson My dear brothers and sisters, the joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives and everything to do with the focus of our lives.... Read more

  • June 7: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton -- Muscle Beach

    6/7/2017 12:09:15 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Wednesday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 115 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 59 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Good morning everyone! Two days ago, I wrote this as part of my blog: ** I'm on a quick business trip to th... Read more

  • Spoiler...Family

    6/7/2017 10:43:38 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Let us remember, the most important work we do in our families is through the power of the Holy Ghost. Whenever we raise our voices in anger, the Spirit leaves our companionships and families. When we speak in love, the Spirit can be with us. Let us remember that our children and grandchildren meas... Read more

  • Not the right time...it's my time.

    6/7/2017 8:22:14 AM, by SANDY1969

    Yesterday was a deadline at work to put in for a lead position. I had been interested, it would meaning having to learn more, being responsible for the training plans of others at times. I just could not bring myself to put in for it. (there is also a co-worker there that has been there longer th... Read more

  • June 6: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    6/7/2017 12:39:07 AM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Tuesday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 114 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 58 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Hi all! I'm just returning home from my quick business trip to LA. Yesterday I mentioned walking to the Santa Mo... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #63 - First Bike Ride of the Year!

    6/6/2017 12:58:25 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Last night I went on my first bike ride of the year! I had gotten home from work and DH wasn't going to be home for a little while so I decided to take advantage of the beautifully warm but mild weather! I pulled my bike out, pumped up the tires, did a little lite maintenance and got on the road! ... Read more

  • Spoiler...Prospering vs. Being Wealthy

    6/6/2017 10:31:30 AM, by JLAMING263

    Quentin L. Cook Prospering and being wealthy are not necessarily synonymous. A much better gospel definition of prospering in the land is having sufficient for our needs while having the abundant blessing of the Spirit in our lives. When we provide for our families and love and serve the Savior, w... Read more

  • June 5: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    6/5/2017 11:02:29 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Monday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 113 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 57 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Hi everyone! I hope you had a good Monday. I'm on a quick business trip to the LA area, so am just doing a quick chec... Read more

  • Spoiler...Agency

    6/5/2017 3:58:50 PM, by JLAMING263

    "We must examine our motives. A good check and balance in decision making is to look at our motives for making our decisions. We should ask ourselves, "Are my motives selfish, or is there charity in the decision I am about to make? Is this decision in keeping with the commandments, both in the spiri... Read more

  • June 4: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    6/4/2017 11:01:29 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Sunday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 112 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 56 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) I'm happy to see so many people liked my bird videos yesterday! A few days ago I mentioned soaking chia seeds for ... Read more

  • Spoiler...Love of God

    6/4/2017 4:54:10 PM, by JLAMING263

    "God will take you as you are at this very moment and begin to work with you. All you need is a willing heart, a desire to believe, and trust in the Lord." —Dieter F. Uchtdorf... Read more

  • How to get what you want (last week's SparkGuy email)

    6/3/2017 6:09:32 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi Everyone Below is the text of my "Hello from SparkGuy" email from last week. I'm publishing it here because I want to link to this from this week's email for anyone who missed last week's email (or for anyone on the site/app who missed it). ** Hi SparkPeople Members I'm back ... Read more

  • June 3: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    6/3/2017 3:25:11 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Saturday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 111 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 55 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) I hope everyone is having a good start to your weekend! I'll share a fun highlight from a recent trip to the Mon... Read more

  • Remotivation

    6/3/2017 11:19:41 AM, by SYLVIAHERMAN

    Had gotten to the point where I just didn't want to do anything, felt slow and sluggish, spent a lot of time on the couch on the Internet, thinking perhaps this is what being 69 meant for me. I'm on anti-depressants, so I couldn't blame it on depression. On Facebook I found a SparkPeople lin... Read more

  • Spoiler...Jesus Christ

    6/3/2017 10:44:47 AM, by JLAMING263

    Bonnie H. Cordon We are on earth to demonstrate the same trust in Him that allowed us to stand with Jesus Christ when He declared, “Here am I, send me.”... Read more

  • June 2: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    6/2/2017 6:42:48 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Friday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 110 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 54 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Hopefully the Cavs fans don't throw something at me today after Game 1 of the finals last night :). But the same thing... Read more

  • Spoiler...Agency

    6/2/2017 12:08:46 PM, by JLAMING263

    "As we strive to understand, internalize, and live correct gospel principles, we will become more spiritually self-reliant. The principle of spiritual self-reliance grows out of a fundamental doctrine of the Church that God has granted us—agency." —Dieter F. Uchtdorf,... Read more

  • June 1: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    6/1/2017 7:48:18 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Thursday and welcome to June! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 109 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 53 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Just finished good fitness minutes with exercise bike, sprints, tennis strokes, and stretching. ... Read more

  • Spoiler...Adversity

    6/1/2017 6:42:43 PM, by JLAMING263

    "Remember that the Lord will shape the back to bear the burden placed upon it." —Thomas S. Monson... Read more

  • June 1, -4#'s new month.

    6/1/2017 6:09:12 PM, by SANDY1969

    I fell today. I fell in the yard. I knew I was going down, so I just gave in to it. So I am on the ground and of course the dogs are all over me and start barking. I know there is a neighbor weed eating somewhere and I think, as I am sitting there...PLEASE don't let them think I fell on my ass, ... Read more

  • AYITL - Blog #62 - Visit time!

    6/1/2017 3:30:59 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    Been super busy lately but just wanted to post a quick post! Made a new recipe on Monday for Memorial Day! Not diet friendly at all but super delicious! Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad - yum! https://www.hiddenvalley.com/r
    ecipe/bacon-ranch-pasta-sa
    lad/ I did make it a little healthier... Read more

  • Insecurities... oh my

    5/31/2017 8:57:22 PM, by FRENCHY73

    On one of the 30 days challenge they were suggesting to find a quote that speak to you, I look up real quick this morning before leaving for work and found this one... insecurities! I have to say that I did let it ruin the beauty I was born with! You will rarely see a picture of myself... Read more

  • May 31: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    5/31/2017 8:31:39 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Wednesday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 108 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 52 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Only one work call today -- better than the 5 yesterday I discussed. Just got in from doing quick tennis stroke... Read more

  • Spoiler...Jesus Christ

    5/31/2017 12:11:25 PM, by JLAMING263

    Quentin L. Cook The Savior is the source of true peace. Even with the trials of life, because of the Savior’s Atonement and His grace, righteous living will be rewarded with personal peace.... Read more

  • Make it count!

    5/31/2017 8:59:20 AM, by SANDY1969

    I always think I have a lot to talk about but I always leave blogging till last when I have like 7 minutes before I have to head out the door. I found that if I blog before exercise I just sit here and try to gather my thoughts and I don't do as much exercise so I guess that's a good lesson to take... Read more

  • May 30: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    5/30/2017 9:24:38 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Tuesday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 107 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 51 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) Today was a crazy work day. I had 5 work calls that included one fairly high pressure presentation I had to lead. ... Read more

  • Spoiler...Jesus Christ

    5/30/2017 10:23:04 AM, by JLAMING263

    "He knows of our anguish, and He is there for us. Like the good Samaritan in His parable, when He finds us wounded at the wayside, He binds up our wounds and cares for us." —Dallin H. Oaks... Read more

  • Spoiler...Atonement

    5/29/2017 8:32:46 PM, by JLAMING263

    "The Savior’s physical suffering guarantees that through his mercy and grace every member of the human family shall be freed from the bonds of death and be resurrected triumphantly from the grave. Of course the time of that resurrection and the degree of exaltation it leads to are based upon our fai... Read more

  • Memorial Day... time to remember

    5/29/2017 2:14:09 PM, by FRENCHY73

    I am Canadian.. or was (not sure anymore what foot to stand on) and proud to say that I move back to the country my grandfather left back in the days and for the same reasons I move to United States - love. Memorial is so much more than a 3 day weekend! Of course I enjoy the day off work an... Read more

  • May 29: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    5/29/2017 1:29:31 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Monday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 106 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Woohoo -- today is day 50 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) * Woohoo also for crossing 20,000 SparkButton presses! How is everyone doing this fine Monday? One of ... Read more

  • May 28: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    5/28/2017 10:44:13 AM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Sunday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 105 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 49 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) I mentioned in yesterday's blog that I did 1,000 calf raises while watching my kids swim in the ocean. I figured this w... Read more

  • Spoiler...Jesus Christ

    5/28/2017 8:10:40 AM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf Jesus Christ, the Lamb without blemish, willingly laid Himself on the altar of sacrifice and paid the price for our sins.... Read more

  • May 27: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    5/27/2017 8:40:59 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Saturday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 104 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 48 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) My fitness highlight today is a funny one. We went to the beach and I watched the kids as they crashed waves in the o... Read more

  • Spoiler...Patience

    5/27/2017 3:13:05 PM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf Patience means accepting that which cannot be changed and facing it with courage, grace, and faith. Ultimately, patience means being ‘firm and steadfast, and immovable in keeping the commandments of the Lord’ [1 Nephi 2:10] every hour of every day, even when it is hard to do so.... Read more

  • Formula to make setbacks positive (last week's SparkGuy email)

    5/27/2017 3:10:33 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi Everyone Below is the text of my "Hello from SparkGuy" email from last week. I'm publishing it here because I want to link to this from this week's email for anyone who missed last week's email (or for anyone on the site/app who missed it). ** Hi SparkPeople Members If you mi... Read more

  • May 26: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

    5/26/2017 8:33:12 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Friday! Highlights include: * Yesterday was day 103 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak * Today is day 47 in a row blogging for this challenge (details below) I'll keep this short since this is the start of the weekend and a holiday weekend in the US. My fitness highlight t... Read more

  • Spoiler...Agency

    5/26/2017 10:47:12 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Contrary to the world’s secular teaching, the scriptures teach us that we do have agency, and our righteous exercise of agency always makes a difference in the opportunities we have and our ability to act upon them and progress eternally." —Robert D. Hales... Read more

  • May 25: Small Goals Commitment Challenge -- SparkButton

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