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  • Sunny Days

    4/25/2015 5:35:25 PM, by CHESTERSMAMA

    I'm wishing everyone who reads this peace, calm, and happiness. I'm at a weight plateau. It's not bothering me. I'm on a long slow path to lose a lot of weight. Chester is getting the pampered grooming treatment in a few days. He is an old guy. He doesn't like being groomed but he sure looks ... Read more

  • This time I'm here to stay

    4/25/2015 3:25:16 PM, by SEASIDEDEBBIE

    I have been here on and off for years. This time I have been on for over 2 months and I am starting to see progress. This is the best and the people here are so inspirational. This past week I was under the weather and was unable to stick to my ongoing goals. Today has been great so far ... Read more

  • matching picture to blanket

    4/25/2015 2:46:25 PM, by TANGELLO200

    painted this and gave to my sister a couple years ago... Read more

  • my bluegreen blanket finished

    4/25/2015 2:45:08 PM, by TANGELLO200

    ... Read more

  • Day 712

    4/25/2015 1:54:01 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 7 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Beginning Again.

    4/25/2015 1:15:05 PM, by SHERRI-G

    This is not my first time here. This is actually my third time ... I think. Fourth? Maybe. It does not matter though. Practice makes perfect. Who knows? Maybe this time I can stick with it. No. This time I will stick with it. Sparkpeople is a wonderful program. I start to feel better when... Read more

  • Living in the Present

    4/25/2015 11:06:52 AM, by DYANNE4293

    The future you shall know when it has come; before then, forget it. -- Aeschylus The (12-step) Fellowship keeps us grounded in the current moment. We learn to live today. Our planning and scheming and dreaming about tomorrow becomes less time consuming. The idea of living one day at a time makes s... Read more

  • Overwhelmed...

    4/25/2015 10:23:16 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Too much to do, too little time. Need a vacation...... Read more

  • week. 6 reflections

    4/25/2015 9:30:08 AM, by STORYAQUARIAN27

    As I complete my nutrition class,I am grateful for the things I learned and getting to know the young people. We have a ways to go to teach healthy living among our young and elders a ike. People have to mean more than profits in order for our nation to truly be equally healthy. I think lam goi... Read more

  • Rebooted

    4/25/2015 9:28:22 AM, by ANGYAS

    Hi friends, I`ve been off for almost an year but I have had a lot on my plate. 2014 was a very dynamic year for me and my son. I was in relationship with his dad for more than 5 years and at the end my partner become abusive both to me and my son. So I finally decided that It... Read more

  • One Last Thing Before I Go...

    4/25/2015 8:45:10 AM, by JULISKA09

    Well, I'm about to head up to the city for my race. Wish me luck and pray for good weather (since it's rained every day this week). Before I go, though, I wanted to let you guys see something very important. Hopefully it will motivate you all in your journey to a better, healthier life whil... Read more

  • Anniversary and after

    4/25/2015 8:15:00 AM, by GRANJERRY1

    Hi friends have been busy with all the preparation for our 71st Wedding Anniversary. Yes Thampi & I complete 71 years of married life....un believable seems like yesterday. We had a small prayer service at church at 11, for which Thampi too came and was able to sit through. After this we had ... Read more

  • I am back...

    4/25/2015 7:19:01 AM, by DIANNEMTARPY

    After too long, and 24 added pounds, i am back. When will I learn that I must log my food and weigh every day? For me, that works. And I have not done that for a year and a half. So, here I am. I will not give up. ... Read more

  • Sticks and Stones (new version)

    4/25/2015 6:09:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sticks and stones may break my bones, But words can also hurt me. Sticks and stones break only skin, While words are ghosts that haunt me. Slant and curved the words-swords fall To pierce and stick inside me, bats and bricks may ache through bones, But words can mortify me. P... Read more

  • The Journey of a Caterpillar

    4/25/2015 4:32:14 AM, by KIMPARKER3

    Well the butterfly and I spent half a day yesterday going through my clothes. Actually the butterfly was quite impressed with my bright and colorful wardrobe but was puzzled as to why they were just in my closet and not on me. Simple reply, well...... when I lose weight, when my figure is better.... Read more

  • Suck it up Buttercup - You can do it!!

    4/25/2015 3:17:21 AM, by ASH_CLEMENT

    Its been a long time since I have seen the scale budge in the right direction. I have been wanting to get into the 150s for quite some time, but then I seem to be stuck in the 160s and if anything I have been just losing what I have been gaining in the 160s range over and over again and that ain'... Read more

  • World Penguin Day

    4/25/2015 1:42:22 AM, by ADKISTLER

    World Penguin Day Date When Celebrated: Penguin Awareness Day: Always January 20 World Penguin Day: Always April 25th About Penguin Awareness Day, and World Penguin Day: Penguin Awareness Day, and World Penguin Day are great opportunities to learn about and apprecia... Read more

  • New Journey

    4/25/2015 1:23:01 AM, by COOPERKARENJ72

    Today is a new journey that I started April 1, 2015. My start has been good and I must keep the momentum going! 3/31/15 start weight: 328 4/24/15. Weight: 310 my mood is better! My energy is so much better even with chronic fatigue syndrome. I will attend a wedding on May 2nd and I hope to ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/25/2015 12:59:11 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Smile. Today would be a wonderful day not to take life so seriously. Today may end up the way you prefer - and it may not. Happiness is not about being a winner - it's about being gentle with life - being gentle with yourself. Let life be a dance, and choose the kind of dance y... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/24/2015 11:32:01 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up." - Allen Klein... Read more

  • The weekend is here

    4/24/2015 11:20:23 PM, by BETHOFBAMA

    I am so glad it is Friday. I have had an emotional week. First the notice that I was losing the job, then the call for the interview, the interview, getting the job, and now the wait for the paperwork and stuff for the new job, plus the bee/wasp sting *LOL*. I am excited and scared about the new ... Read more

  • Saturday

    4/24/2015 11:13:43 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy your day sending light love joy and happiness hugs... Read more

  • TGIF-woo hoo!

    4/24/2015 10:38:28 PM, by TERRI289

    Woke up stiff, and it all went away during my Zumba class. Yay! Good day overall, celebrated a friend's birthday..she was very happy with her gifts and the laughs! Quiet evening, and prepping for our NYC trip to visit my mom tomorrow. Sweet dreams, happy weekend!!! 355... Read more

  • Thursday April 23, A day of Celebration!

    4/24/2015 10:34:05 PM, by MELISSA_KELLY

    I made it through the whole day without any sugar! 9 Can't believe it, you have no idea how much of a struggle this is for me. Of course i failed to day, only because I ordered a caramel latte. The place did not have sugar free! I am striving for tomorrow with another victory!... Read more

  • Off :(

    4/24/2015 9:38:29 PM, by JOE_ANNE2

    Yes, I've been feeling off, unhealthy, unbalanced. I had a HIDA scan this past Tuesday and it showed my gallbladder as having 11% function. So I am being scheduled to have it removed sometime in the next month. At first my primary doctor thought it might be an ulcer but since going to a Gastroente... Read more

  • 231.4

    4/24/2015 8:50:36 PM, by FANCYFREE53

    This low carb eating is really great. But man I was craving a cookie today :P... Read more

  • The First Three Weeks...Again

    4/24/2015 7:21:22 PM, by DOCHAPPYCAMPER

    I've jumped into my new plan and as a result, I've made great progress. So far I'm down 18 pounds and have shed 6.5 inches from my body. While that may not be a lot for some, it's a big leap for me. I've put myself on the back burner for far too long—again. I'm determined to make this work. W... Read more

  • Oh, Sweet William

    4/24/2015 6:46:02 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    Birthdate: April 23,1564 - Do you not hear my heart, see my face in shadows, that long for your touch, along the way. Where are those words spoken, touch my soul, quench my thirst, for your attentions and worth? Have you not felt my breath, heard my thoughts, th... Read more

  • Relentless day 114, 2x4 Routine, Workout 6, Landmine Press, Block Pull

    4/24/2015 6:43:05 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    3-1/2 Inch Deadlift Block Pull; 6 Sets, 34 Reps, 6,150 Lbs. Max weight 245 Lbs for 3 Reps. Kneeling Landmine Shoulder Press; 4 Sets, 48 Reps, 3,360 Lbs. Total Workout: 10 Sets, 82 Reps, 9,510 Lbs or 4.76 Tons. Tomorrow is Recovery Day, 102... Read more

  • Calm day...

    4/24/2015 6:40:56 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Most of the day it was just me and my dog. I took him for a long walk this morning... about 9 miles. Then we cuddled for a while after I ate lunch. It has been a while since I have spent a day enjoying being alone with my dog. I didn't go see mom today, but my dad and both of my brothers went to... Read more

  • Absence from gym

    4/24/2015 5:45:12 PM, by SHER47

    My partner had surgery and I had to be home with him and had to give up the gym for a few weeks. I've gotten out for quick walks with the dog but I feel good that I've been doing something besides gym workout.... Read more

  • Getting more flexible every day

    4/24/2015 4:43:24 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    Physical therapy is making a difference. It is very hard at the time, but the benefits very much outweigh the discomfort. When I first came home, ordinary things such as getting in and out of bed were challenging. Now, for the most part, such movements are no big deal. Getting in and out of the... Read more

  • DAY 65

    4/24/2015 3:40:22 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    i can see myself getting healthier...inside and out.... Read more

  • Day 711

    4/24/2015 1:57:45 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Day 1

    4/24/2015 1:15:25 PM, by JUSTMEHOPE

    Today is Day 1 for many things. Starting my Makeover Me project, learning my injury can be fixed with PT if I'm proactive with it, looking in the Mirror and not really liking what I see. Anyway I have decided to keep up with my my exercising not in mintues but how many times I can go around ... Read more

  • Starting over again

    4/24/2015 1:14:06 PM, by 1VALLEYGURL

    It's three years later, and I'm starting over again. I've been up and down in weight, but not really working on fitness at all. I'm trying now to keep up the motivation, and to work on healthy living. I'm glad to be back and trying again.... Read more

  • Day 4 on New Plan

    4/24/2015 1:13:48 PM, by SUPERACHIEVER

    Well, it happened! I got up this morning and I had gained 1.2#. Well we all knew that would happen. The muscles must be kicking in to gear now. They getting toned and strengthened. But I have still lost 6# since starting on this plan. Losing 6# in 4 days is not too shabby. What a great wa... Read more

  • Day 3 on New Plan

    4/24/2015 1:11:37 PM, by SUPERACHIEVER

    Onward and upward ..... on to Day 3 on the new plan: Well, once again, I began my day wondering what would lay in store for me with this new plan and my progress on it. Well, I woke up and weighed myself. Oh mon dieux! I LOST ANOTHER 3.8#!!!!! This is totally unbelievable! But I know ... Read more

  • Day 2 on New Plan

    4/24/2015 12:45:19 PM, by SUPERACHIEVER

    Day 2 on New Plan: Well, I have survived through the first day of this new plan and that is a success for me. :) Day 2 is the very first day I was able to weigh myself after beginning the plan. I got on the scale and was petrified to see what the results might be. Much to my surprise, I... Read more

  • Day 1 on New Plan

    4/24/2015 12:27:05 PM, by SUPERACHIEVER

    Day 1: Not too eventful except that I knew I had a starting point established last night. I began becoming familiar with the plan and was trying to learn all I still needed to know. Working on familiarizing myself with the noted exercises. They were, for the most part, strengthening exerci... Read more

  • Spiritual Heart Attacks

    4/24/2015 12:06:31 PM, by QUEENMARIE2

    Unhealthy habits can often account for the breakdown of our physical bodies. For example, the most common causes of a physical heart attack are stress, a high-fat diet, smoking, high blood pressure, and lack of exercise. By eliminating these potentially harmful behaviors pattern that lead to blockag... Read more

  • April introduced a new plan to me

    4/24/2015 12:05:07 PM, by SUPERACHIEVER

    Let me give you a bit of backup regarding this new plan and me. Last weekend, my library had a book sale. I had never gone to a book sale like this so I decided to check it out. I was amazed at everything they had to pick from and the pricing was unbelievable. So naturally, I ventured out into t... Read more

  • CHISUM DAY'S PICTURES.

    4/24/2015 11:27:51 AM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    I promised some pictures from Chisum Days. Had trouble fitting them in limited space. But able to get a few in. Horses and wagons. Chuck wagon cooking. Wagon racing. Folks relaxing, fishing on pier. This fella had flutes, Indian medicine bags and Indian jewel... Read more

  • gratitude and letting go

    4/24/2015 11:14:05 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Gratitude is larger than life. One day, a friend called me on the phone. He was going through a difficult time and wondering if and when things would ever turn around and improve. I knew he was in a lot of pain, I didn't know then that he was considering suicide. "If you could give a person only o... Read more

  • Fear of Change

    4/24/2015 9:42:16 AM, by KLYNNOKC

    If I don't move forward with my weight loss goals because I am afraid of the discomfort of change, life will move me forward anyway. But it will be in a very different form. It will be in the form of diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. All of which are starting to rear their ugly hea... Read more

  • Pig in a Blanket Day

    4/24/2015 8:59:06 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Pig in a Blanket Day Date When Celebrated : Always April 24 Pig in a Blanket Day is a day to eat a sausage wrapped in a pancake. Why? Because that's what "Pig in a Blanket" is. Somebody, somewhere decided that this was a very special treat to them. So, they created a spec... Read more

  • Thank you for the inspiration!

    4/24/2015 8:52:14 AM, by ILIKEIRISES

    I have been reading success stories and blogs from my fellow bloggers and love reading about people that have successfully lost weight and kept it off, and others that are in the journey and reading their daily triumphs is quite motivating for me! Thank you for sharing your stories. I rec... Read more

  • an unusual answer to a prayer?

    4/24/2015 8:41:33 AM, by ILIKEIRISES

    So today I received an email that answered a question and prayer that only an all knowing God could answer for me. Let me start with a back story. The past two years have been quite life changers for me and my family. My father-in-law passed away and my husband and I assumed care of his mot... Read more

  • Better...Sort Of...

    4/24/2015 8:15:07 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Got almost 5 hrs of sleep in a row last night...except that I had to share the bed last night with DD...... Read more

  • Better...Sort Of...

    4/24/2015 8:15:04 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Got almost 5 hrs of sleep in a row last night...except that I had to share the bed last night with DD...... Read more

  • Finding Fault With Finding Fault

    4/24/2015 5:52:15 AM, by JSTETSER

    The other day while helping a family member move, I listened as she complained about the way that her husband was working. Clearly, she was exhausted, and NOT in a good mood. I don't think that she realized that her attitude was making the job tougher for everyone around her. I started wonderi... Read more

  • The Journey of a Caterpillar

    4/24/2015 5:21:00 AM, by KIMPARKER3

    Good morning future butterflies. Today is positive we will visualize ourselves as the beautiful butterflies that lie within. I noticed that those butterflies are always flying around in bright colors and beautiful patterns. While I love my comfortable fuzzy look, I think today would be a great d... Read more

  • ANZAC DAY - 100 years - 25/4/2015

    4/24/2015 4:42:47 AM, by EMMABE1

    Tomorrow is ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand – Observed on 25 April each year, Anzac Day commemorates the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) at Gallipoli, Turkey, during World War I in 1915. It is also the day that we remember the bravery of all our forces – thro... Read more

  • Hmmmm! It's working!

    4/24/2015 2:48:04 AM, by IPATCH2015

    Sufficient to say as my laptop is buggin, and I have written this post now three times. I'm down two more pounds and I'm feeling better. dealing with the stress of family stuff was actually ok this week. my blood sugars are better. And stay tuned . .. . signing in might become more difficul... Read more

  • Extra busy day

    4/23/2015 10:58:52 PM, by TERRI289

    Got up an hour early to help my husband get to work at a new time. The rest of the day flowed. Although my hip was very achy, the chiropractor appointment really helped. Steve and I had a healthy dinner at the diner and are just wrapping up the day.... TGIF..sweet dreams. 102 ... Read more

  • So I just realized my double chin is gone: that happened!

    4/23/2015 10:26:21 PM, by OTEMPURA

    I was going through my old facebook profile pictures and I totally noticed my "nice" pictures from back in January all had me with a (albeit well hidden!) double chin! Dude... That double chin is gone in all my latest pictures. That's pretty cool. ... Read more

  • Crochet makes me so very happy :D

    4/23/2015 10:17:20 PM, by OTEMPURA

    I have a very big love of hats and accessories, and what is better than having warm comfy hats and accessories? Making your own hats and accessories. So I learned how to crochet. My ultimate goal is to make a sweater! Until then I'll stick with ear warmers, roses and what I call "smerf" hats :D ... Read more

  • DAY 64

    4/23/2015 9:29:21 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    NEW GOAL - HEALTHY LIFE AHEAD... Read more

  • So Tired...

    4/23/2015 9:00:09 PM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    So tired, so tired, so tired...... Read more

  • People make me giggle...

    4/23/2015 8:49:43 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    After a very sober month so far, I have caught a case of the giggles the past couple of days, even though the weather sucks, and people around me are grumpy. It snowed last night... and it is supposed to snow again tonight. I have taken this opportunity to observe how people dress for the weather,... Read more

  • Reverberation - (Hummingbird Wings Flutter 52 Times Per Second)

    4/23/2015 8:41:16 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    A Hummingbird hovers, Suspended in the air. Reverberates the sound  Of its own wings that flutter. ©2015 by Lee Christine Brownlee. All rights reserved. ... Read more

  • fitness app lessons

    4/23/2015 7:52:09 PM, by BRIDGETMW

    I have learned a lot through the process of creating a fitness app. I'm not the person doing all of the coding, thankfully, but it has been a real chance to learn about user interface, design, advertising, selling, and even myself. The big lesson about myself is that if I don't walk in the morning a... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/23/2015 7:15:16 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Look closely... See with new eyes... Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought. Pay attention and look closely. There is beauty - there is discovery - there in a whole new world hiding beneath the face of the familiar." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThis... Read more

  • Day 710

    4/23/2015 6:09:44 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 7 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Having Trouble Sleeping

    4/23/2015 4:35:29 PM, by QUEENMARIE2

    This problem with getting a good nights rest is getting to me. You would think with all the exercise I am getting I would be worn out at bedtime. Just about every night I am tossing and turning and does not get sleepy until my alarm goes off at 6 a.m. then it's too late. I have avoided taking any ti... Read more

  • 2 things

    4/23/2015 1:59:52 PM, by BETHOFBAMA

    So I get up this morning to take paperwork in for my new job.... I stop to get a little gas and open up the gas tank and get stung by some sort of bee or wasp. OMGosh it has been YEARS since I got stung and I forgot how badly it hurts. I came home and hubby put some wet tobacco on it, then I trie... Read more

  • Awesome results!!! YAY me!!!

    4/23/2015 1:00:48 PM, by PKGRANDMA

    So it seems I am not blogging every day, but that's OK. I have made SP my homepage at home - so it is glaring me in the eyes every time I open a browser :). Keeps me tracking!! Just got a call from the doctor's office. I was in there last week for my 6 month checkup (with meds need a c... Read more

  • Move ahead, always.

    4/23/2015 12:55:04 PM, by ALIALI2013

    Well still waiting for a response from the one who is setting everything up at Kutters...been waiting for a response from her after 4 emails, 3 phone calls, (and the last one she wanted me to contact her, and I have, and still nothing back from her, watch her call me at 1:30 when I told her I had a... Read more

  • Relentless day 113, Rest, Walk, Isometrics

    4/23/2015 12:44:45 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Today's isometrics during the 60-min walk were: Pushup Pec Glute Squeeze, 5 Sets, 15 Sec hold. Crucifix; 5 Sets, 15 Sec hold with a 5 Lb. dumbbell Arm Extension to Front; 2-Sets for 15 Sec with 8 Lb. DB's. Arm Extension to the sides; 2-sets for 15 Sec with 5 Lb. DB's. Limi... Read more

  • Day 431 - "But The Skinny Girls Eat This Too!" - Daily Observations

    4/23/2015 12:14:58 PM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    Weight: 165.1 I'm feeling much better today. I think yesterday was just a day of my hormones getting the better of me. The fun parts of being a woman, right? I'm still bloated and uncomfortable but at least my head feels like it's screwed on a little better. Okay, confession time. I use sk... Read more

  • hopeful

    4/23/2015 10:49:02 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    i have not had a 5 dollar bill since feb,as my assistance from the state and government is pending!!!! i cant pay my rent ,get meds or buy my own toilet paper.its so degrading to me and my family says oh dont whine!!!! like geeeze,i just want to die.How can i make myself want to live under these cir... Read more

  • update on neurotomy, and other issues

    4/23/2015 10:00:56 AM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    neurotomy, x-ray, transportation switched w/o my permission or knowledge... Read more

  • angry

    4/23/2015 9:54:46 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    The Real Me : I am feeling angry and full of rage this morning.Now that I left my abuser no one in the real world outside of these groups wants to hear my Voice now that I got me back!!!!! Not even my therapist! Everyone wants me to pretend I'm just okay now and happy and tells me i should just let ... Read more

  • One Day You'll Want a Hamburger . . .

    4/23/2015 9:41:15 AM, by WHITNEYGAMER

    On this healthy body journey you're taking, you will be going along eating well, drinking lots of water, getting exercise in when you can and BAM! The crazy urge to have a huge hamburger with fries and an Oreo McFlurry will hit you like a rock in the head. Now I'm sure there will be those that wil... Read more

  • National Zucchini Bread Day - they hold this at a time when you are not sick of all that zucchini.

    4/23/2015 9:07:08 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Zucchini Bread Day When Celebrated : Always April 23 National Zucchini Bread Day is a day to enjoy Zucchini bread. In researching this day, we first asked ourselves "why hold this day in the spring, when this prolific garden squash in not in great supply?" The answer quickly... Read more

  • Sugar? Gluten? Low Carb? Low Fat? What Do I Eat?

    4/23/2015 8:43:04 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Okay, I subscribe to what I call the ADDITION DIET. I add things in, not take them away. Taking away leads to deprivation. Truthfully, Paleo, low carb, gluten free, sugar free... all of you can do this. Find healthy new fresh fruits and vegetables and ADD them into your menu. Find healt... Read more

  • Resentments

    4/23/2015 8:10:50 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Let go of resentments Resentments are sneaky, tricky little things. They can convince us they're justified. They can dry up our hearts. They can sabotage our happiness. They can sabotage love. Most of us have been at the receiving end of an injustice at some time in our lives. Most of us know some... Read more

  • The Journey of a Caterpillar

    4/23/2015 8:04:42 AM, by KIMPARKER3

    The journey of the caterpillar is beginning. The caterpillar is feeling positive that with hard work one day it will be a butterfly. Completed 5 consecutive days of exercising. I had to laugh, last night I put on a Raquel Welch yoga tapes I used to do when my daughters were young. Well it see... Read more

  • What You Do Every Day

    4/23/2015 5:48:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    You are what you do. Make sure that you choose right. get up and make a good choice, and another and another and another! Fill your day with good choices! ... Read more

  • Neurologist and saying goodbye...

    4/22/2015 11:05:41 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I knew I would be gone all afternoon at the neurologist's office, so I made sure I took Cooper for a 7 mile walk this morning. He was happy about it too. At the neurologist's office he did the occipital nerve block injections, and gave me a prescription for PT. There is a PT office right down the... Read more

  • Kitty praying...

    4/22/2015 10:48:15 PM, by CTUPTON

    picture from DEBBIEDAY It is so purr-fect for me today! Thanks Debbie! chris... Read more

  • Good day except...

    4/22/2015 10:40:33 PM, by TERRI289

    My hip still hurts..Sigh, it was ok when I was up and about but sitting for any length of time was rough. Will continue to ice and I read that acetaminophen would be better than ibuprofen. At least I finished my book and will start a new one tonight. Hope Wednesday was a good one for you... 247... Read more

  • Making my way back to getting healthy

    4/22/2015 9:55:34 PM, by SIKKID2

    Ok so a certain spark member noticed that I have been MIA for a very long time. I have been struggling with the deaths of three people in my family who all passed away in the last six months, one of them being my dearest sister who lost her battle with breast cancer in January, my cousin from brain... Read more

  • eat to Beat Cancer --web site link updated

    4/22/2015 9:54:26 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.eattobeat.org/... Read more

  • DAY 63

    4/22/2015 9:47:37 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    DIABETES DEFEATED!!... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    4/22/2015 9:42:11 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 ... Read more

  • Hug a tree for Earth Day 2015

    4/22/2015 8:11:46 PM, by CTUPTON

    If you have never done this--and most people have not--try it, you'll like it. It makes you feel very strong and grounded. Yes, it makes you feel a little silly, too, but so what. It is way easier if you have kids to do it with. chris... Read more

  • trash

    4/22/2015 7:08:20 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    feeling frustrated: this is really bothering me so i need advise please.I live with my landlady and she does my trash.she only has a trashcan in the kitchen very small like the bathroom kind!!!I have that much trash to fill it ever two days and every time i want to throw out my trash it is full,I ... Read more

  • Relentless day 112, 2x4 Routine, Workout 5, Floor Press, Back Squat

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    I've been writing again for the past couple of days and I realized something so simple today that I can't believe that I didn't realize before....every time I kept silent about what he did to me and kept his secrets for him it gave him power over me. He fed on it and became bigger and bigger until h... Read more

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  • God is GREAT

    4/22/2015 2:04:33 PM, by BETHOFBAMA

    After finding out yesterday I was losing my job in May.... today I got a new one. I have to get all the paperwork in and have the background check... but I should start in a week. I will be making less per hour and driving a little bit farther, but I will be getting more hours. WHEW! When we put ... Read more

  • Happy Earth Day!

    4/22/2015 1:53:08 PM, by QUERIDAANA

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  • Great Results at My Doctors Appointment

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  • Being Accountable

    4/22/2015 12:10:28 PM, by 12BEFIT

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  • The Scoop

    4/22/2015 11:10:35 AM, by KFREDDIE

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    4/22/2015 10:42:25 AM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

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  • Thought for the Day

    4/22/2015 10:25:54 AM, by DYANNE4293

    How can I believe in a Higher Power? I was taught that God is just an idea that weak people use as a crutch. --Alcoholics Anonymous member After we admit how serious our addiction is, we have to face our fear and sadness. Without the help of a Higher Power, we are hopeless. That's why we each must... Read more