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  • I Run

    9/1/2015 10:27:05 AM, by GOLFGMA

    Actually, I walk. I walk fast as I can with a bum knee. I need to keep this ole knee in shape so I can recover from surgery scheduled for December. New knee come quickly. 198... Read more

  • Success

    8/31/2015 3:07:48 PM, by GOLFGMA

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  • Lose 2 Win Fun September Challenge

    8/30/2015 1:56:52 PM, by PAULKNUTH

    Lose 2 Win team has fun September Challenge at
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    0x52913x 62375259 Each challenge has a score between 0 and 10. You final score is the average of all the other scores. You can drop 1 score from the average. Highest... Read more

  • Day 6 of Whole30

    8/30/2015 10:46:11 AM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    Hi, today is day 6 of Whole30 and I'm loving how mentally alert I feel and how I'm able to stay focused on tasks which I haven't been able to do for quite some time. I woke up this morning grumpy and headachey. Also, **feeling** like this is one more thing I'm going to try that isn't going t... Read more

  • Glory

    8/30/2015 7:22:39 AM, by GOLFGMA

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  • Mind Over Body

    8/29/2015 7:10:12 PM, by GOLFGMA

    The most important part of any goal is believing in yourself! I believe it! 381... Read more

  • Wake up call; Day 4 of Whole 30

    8/28/2015 8:49:56 PM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    I don't even know if my dear Sparkfriends from FIVE years ago are still here, but if you are, hello and I MISS our interactions! Why is it SO hard for me to find my spark again! I lost 63 pounds and kept it off for a good 18 months. I was walking 5 miles a day. But then one little choice at ... Read more

  • Great Friday

    8/28/2015 7:34:08 PM, by GOLFGMA

    It was a nice surprise when my DD called and wanted to play golf today. I guess I would have to say she is my favorite person to play with. 26 I played 18 holes yesterday with our senior group and with my bum knee was a little afraid to play again so soon, especially, knowing I was to p... Read more

  • What Are We Doing Wrong?

    8/25/2015 7:53:57 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Americans spend $70 billion a year in the health care system to treat obesity and related medical conditions. It's not that we aren't trying to trim, tuck and tone. Americans spend $33 billion a year on weight loss products and services. What we are doing wrong is simply eating to... Read more

  • day 2 of 12

    8/25/2015 6:40:08 PM, by RONDADEBI

    I was so bad last night....I ate a half bag of dorito chips and whole jar of cheesy/bean dip.... i'm out of control....thats why i knew i should of not drank that damn diet pepsi this past only took one drink and i was done for...ugh.... my body aches from being on my feet all day,... Read more

  • Another Spark Journey?

    8/24/2015 1:48:37 PM, by SHAPNUP

    It's always so exciting at the beginning of my Spark journeys. Ha! Yes, more than one. In the beginning is when everything is fun and works and the pounds begin to dribble off. Then that slows and the next thing you know I've got my face planted in the middle of a pizza pie. That's not to s... Read more

  • day 1 of 12...I may or may not indulged too much....

    8/24/2015 10:27:08 AM, by RONDADEBI

    I know your all wondering whats going on, right?! I'm taking advantage of the next 12 days and getting loosen up for a 700 day plan... so day one will consist of: walking one mile... and one round circuit training eating better Just something to get my body use to working out ... Read more

  • Well, You Know How God Is

    8/23/2015 2:23:07 PM, by SHAPNUP

    I had a pretty cool AHA moment yesterday morning on my walk. The first half of the walk I spent enjoying nature and talking to God about how beautiful it all is. Gorgeous blue sky, birds, trees, flowers, a sweet breeze and a little snail crossing the road. The second half I spent picking up garba... Read more

  • Getting Ready

    8/21/2015 9:16:39 PM, by GOLFGMA

    I find myself with a couple of things on my mind lately. One is getting ready for a cruise with my friend and next door neighbor. Kay has been a friend in an extended family sort of way since her son is married to my much younger sister. We became friends from their wedding , then became golf... Read more

  • working on my fear:

    8/20/2015 9:27:08 AM, by RONDADEBI

    So with this challenge I've taken on , I must face my fear of heights... Summit is 13167 feet high... Cloud Peak August 5th 2017 12 days before I turn 51 this is the beginning this is the summit... Read more

  • Simple

    8/19/2015 1:29:25 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Why not make this matter of exercise simple? ... Read more

  • just accepted my biggest challenge ever...

    8/19/2015 9:55:54 AM, by RONDADEBI

    I've been challenge to climb our toughest mountain in our area...I have 2 years to train for it... first I need to get over my fear of heights.... Second I need to learn to say NO!...but challenge accepted and I'm not going to back down from it, it's been a life dream of mine to conquer some... Read more

  • 366 days I'll be 50

    8/17/2015 8:22:55 PM, by RONDADEBI

    SOOOOO, today is my 49 bday.... and I was kind too myself... I didn't make me a cake, or buy any icecream.... I ate watermelon and a salad for dinner.... lol BUT NEXT YEAR WE ARE GOING ALL OUT.... ... Read more

  • Another Tip

    8/17/2015 8:54:40 AM, by GOLFGMA

    Putting a wooden spoon over a pot will keep it from boiling over.... Read more

  • Neat Idea

    8/14/2015 9:23:33 AM, by GOLFGMA

    Another in my tips blogs.......use air freshener to clean mirrors. It does a good job and better still, leaves a lovely smell to the shine. Ahh....nice!... Read more

  • stopped drinking pop and.....

    8/11/2015 12:15:10 PM, by RONDADEBI

    So 2 weeks ago, I stopped drinking pop and.... I'm down 9lb's....not consonantly putting food in my mouth, because I'm not hungry... I'm thirsty, lots of water....So YEP it was the diet pepsi that made me fat, made me crave things...SO NO MORE...I'm done, and to be honest I haven't craved anything w... Read more

  • What To Do

    8/10/2015 9:38:11 PM, by GOLFGMA

    This tip is a good one : To easily remove burnt on food from your skillet, simply add a drop or two of dish soap and enough water to cover bottom of pan, and bring to a boil on stove top. ... Read more

  • BLC In Between Plan

    8/9/2015 10:03:14 AM, by WATCHMEGO!

    The BLC is ending this week. I will miss my daily check ins, but since school starts for me tomorrow it's probably really good timing. My plan to stay on track during the in between time is to simply follow my plan, one day at a time, one decision at a time. This is the plan I posted at the be... Read more

  • The Good Ole Summertime?

    8/9/2015 8:28:16 AM, by GOLFGMA

    Summertime is great until these pesky guys appear, but, read below for a solution. To get rid of itch from mosquito bites, try applying soap on the area and get instant relief!... Read more

  • Who Knew?

    8/8/2015 1:50:13 PM, by GOLFGMA

    To prevent egg shells from cracking, add a pinch of salt to the water before boiling. Stay tuned I have another tip straight from the files of Martha Stewart.... Read more

  • It's A Keeper

    8/7/2015 7:54:35 PM, by GOLFGMA

    My friend made this salad for us this week while we were visiting her. Layered Fruit Salad 3 cups low fat graham crackers crumbs 1 cup non fat yogurt 16 oz fat free cream cheese 1/3 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries 3 1/2 cups fat free Cool Whip 6 cups sugar free strawbe... Read more

  • Just a few.....

    8/6/2015 8:29:10 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Vacation this week was so much fun! Now I have to get back on track with eating because I was not so good for the last three days. My friends wanted to go to the new "Paula Dean " Restaurant in Pigeon Forge, Tn and , of course, most southern country food is rich in calories. We were able to fi... Read more

  • because I'm weird like that!

    8/5/2015 10:49:44 AM, by RONDADEBI

    So this morning, I had a little free time before work... I prepared my lunch!!! I know nothing weird about that, right?! raise your hand if your doing weight watchers weight watchers plus 21 day fix 213 Paleo 213 counting calories 213 or just measuring your foods 213 ... Read more