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  • Life is like an echo

    8/30/2016 5:27:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Make sure that you are treating both yourself and others with love. Life is like an echo: what you send out will return to you!... Read more


    8/30/2016 5:22:12 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    This is a frightening statistic; probably one of the most worrisome recent in years. 25 % of the women in this country are on medication for mental illness. That's scary! It means 75% are running around untreated!... Read more

  • Aug 30, 2016 Getting back into the "saddle" again.

    8/30/2016 4:47:47 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I seem to be getting caught up on my sleep/energy. It is taking time, though. My first TOPS weigh-in since I got home, only 3 lb up from the last one. I worked hard to keep it down and get it off after getting home. Now that fall is here, and the weather has cooled off a little, I am ... Read more

  • favorite fitness activities

    8/29/2016 9:28:43 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    What is your favorite fitness activity and Why? Your least favorite? Is there anyway you could learn to like it? 314 324 330 342 These are the fitness activities that I enjoy. Sparks helps me think more and do more exercises.... Read more

  • 2nd blog about SP

    8/29/2016 9:18:59 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    Why spark people? What keeps you here? What is your favorite feature of the site? Are you a regular blogger?? What do you enjoy blogging about? 252 223 ... Friends, support, tracking encouragement Teams, articles, tracking So August is coming to a close. 381 304 all for your s... Read more

  • Corner of the Paper

    8/29/2016 7:11:53 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Out in the sun.

    8/29/2016 2:41:59 PM, by LITTLESTEP4

    So I started adding running in the park to my daily routine last week. After the kids showed interest in going to the park with me to play while I run I really picked up more laps. They also enjoyed it as their were other kids with their parents out to play too. The running outside made me not just ... Read more

  • Day 1208

    8/29/2016 2:33:34 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Rest Day. Going away tomorrow. Today became Gym Day. Did 6 of 6 Exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • what I like about me

    8/29/2016 12:33:49 PM, by KRZYKAT3

    This is a glamour photo of me in 1998. Please note the ability to scan photos then was limited, and my skills worse, and I as unable to get this photo to be as wide as it should have been. therefore, I look much longer than I should have LOL this is my scary picture on 2011. we were doin... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    8/29/2016 11:09:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is all set for school,which begins next week here. we went out yesterday to get her a few more things she needed. she is over the moon with what she got! she is a huge harry potter fan and anything she finds that is harry potter related, she is excited about! she now has a different top... Read more

  • Garlic Bread Tuna Melt

    8/29/2016 10:01:56 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get out the tuna! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 13 oz box frozen Texas toast with cheese 5 oz white albacore tuna, drained 3 roma tomatoes, sliced 1/4 c fresh basil, chopped Directions~ Place frozen garlic bread slices on a lined cooki... Read more

  • Do you love macaroons?

    8/29/2016 8:32:00 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    I do! Look at this Eiffel Tower covered with macaroons on display in a store! I want to eat one...or two!... Read more

  • Take the Shot!

    8/29/2016 5:32:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    Photos can be important! Group shots and Selfies are a way to remember a moment, and to be close to someone that you love. Maybe they are not always the best of shots, but its the closeness that I love. Whether in a restaurant or on a mountain, whether its for a special day or nothing a... Read more

  • Grandchildren as Exercise Incentives

    8/28/2016 11:04:40 PM, by URBANLOTUS

    Did you know that having grandchildren can cause exercise? Anyone who has had anything to do with toddlers will probably agree. Being with my daughter and her two girls, age 3 years and 16 months, has made me aware of all the incidental exercise we adults are performing. In this house, Granny, P... Read more

  • Habits here vs vacation

    8/28/2016 10:13:15 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Ok I know title is weird, but I'll TRY to explain. I'm NOT eloquent in speech! I don't understand why I drink MORE soda at my apartment than when I'm on vacation. I normally have soda one day each week, yesterday I had a diet pop and today was not diet. In fact, I counted my soda -- Dr Pepper-- to ... Read more

  • Horror Story

    8/28/2016 5:36:57 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Day 1207

    8/28/2016 3:22:38 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • When I get stuck, it is usually one thing stopping me.

    8/28/2016 11:00:25 AM, by CTUPTON

    Lately, I have had to make many decisions about our big move to Buffalo from Connecticut. A couple of things I was stuck doing and I just could not move past them' -making a budget that I'd stick to. -actually putting the move in motion Both are now accomplished! Yeah! 104 521 ... Read more

  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

    8/28/2016 9:55:55 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for a healthy snack on this beautiful day? Well your just going to have to...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 15-ounce can of chick peas or garbanzo beans, drained 1/3 c tahini (Tahini is a middle eastern paste or sauce ma... Read more

  • Relationship with food

    8/28/2016 8:58:23 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    My relationship is a 7. I know what I need to do, just don't do it some days!... Read more

  • Ocean Day for me

    8/28/2016 5:47:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Biking on the beach Saturday was the beach day! We brought our bikes and stopped at Odiorne state park. What a beautiful spot. We did a big loop by riding the dirt trail near to to the beach first, then taking the paved path back. It was a perfect day for a ride. It was a great surprise t... Read more

  • My Biggest Fan!

    8/28/2016 2:01:33 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    My husband bought me a new dress for my birthday! Why am I posing next to a fan? This is an important feature of our apartment in Asia which is hot and humid without the fan! I lost 40 pounds by my birthday this month!... Read more

  • Gettin' Old

    8/27/2016 11:24:56 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Relieved!

    8/27/2016 8:37:54 PM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I know a lot of people were reading my status update and feeling bad for me. It doesn't sound good, but I am actually ecstatic. The bridesmaid dress was always too tight around my rolls... the problem is I have no boobs. If I would have went up a size for my rolls I would have had to pay more money ... Read more

  • Accepting is hard...but easier once it's done

    8/27/2016 6:33:30 PM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    We all have things we'd rather not have or be. Things we brush under our subconscious carpet and want to forget exist and are part of us. We develop partial blindness to avoid seeing them in ourselves. We fail to accept these truths until they resurface in life and send us a shock wave. Things ... Read more

  • goals update

    8/27/2016 5:39:41 PM, by KRZYKAT3

    water daily check no nail biting check - put on fingernail polish, pretty sloppy but it keep them from breaking spark posting check lost pounds check exercise, check plus good week so far thanks to my purple pirates habit checker which is helping me! ... Read more

  • Day 1206

    8/27/2016 3:09:19 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Gym Day. Overdid it on Thursday. Took an extra rest day. Taking an extra walk to get my steps in. Feeling good otherwise.... Read more

  • Figuring out my way

    8/27/2016 2:12:07 PM, by JPTOWNSEND

    I have been reading a lot about low carb high fat way of eating and it makes so much sense to me, especially when I read about the medical and chemical and hormonal things that happen. As a veteran dieter I tried Atkins, of course, and I did lose 6 pounds in the first 3 weeks. Then nothing. I ... Read more

  • Ignorance is bliss

    8/27/2016 12:19:35 PM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    Sometimes it's good to be influenced by those around you and take examples. But if you're competitive and take pride on doing everything right then it isn't. What you value when no one is judging you is the real you. If you aren't into home decor and have friends who are similarly unbothered wit... Read more

  • Weight

    8/27/2016 11:51:52 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    I always get asked -- and I ask too -- "I eat right, exercise and maintain/gain weight. Why? I know people who are couch potatoes, as wide as four tires and ALWAYS complain they're tired, so they ask me for help. I'm glad to guide but I can't do it for them. I can provide tools but the complainer... Read more

  • Our Work Is Never Done, Spark Friends

    8/27/2016 6:50:05 AM, by SUNSET09

    HADES Why do we build the wall? My children, my children Why do we build the wall? CERBERUS Why do we build the wall? We build the wall to keep us free Thats why we build the wall We build the wall to keep us free HADES How does the wall keep us free? My children, my c... Read more

  • Drink More, Eat Less!

    8/27/2016 6:21:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    Drink more, eat less. My doctor recently told me that I should focus on my drinking to curb my eating. If I drink more before a meal, I will consistently eat less during the meal. I am now drinking 8-10 ounces of water before every meal. What a simple change, and what big rewards. I no lo... Read more


    8/27/2016 5:11:38 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    While cleaning the attic, Joan and Harry found an old stub for some shoes they left at the repair shop 10 years ago. They thought it would be funny to go to the shop and see if the shoes were still there. So they did. They handed the stub to the cobbler who took it an... Read more

  • In Vietnam???

    8/26/2016 10:20:35 PM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    I just moved from Texas and am feeling right at home! Who would know?... Read more

  • Need Medication

    8/26/2016 9:03:50 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Honey filled bandage patches work!

    8/26/2016 3:48:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    A good friend just told me about this. She was given "bandaids" or patches with honey inside. Wow! Who wudda thunk it! chris
    nt/46/11/1677.full ... Read more

  • Aug 26

    8/26/2016 3:33:47 PM, by CHERRIET

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  • Day 1205

    8/26/2016 2:27:58 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Low Carb Crock Pot Recipes - for those who asked :0)

    8/26/2016 2:04:20 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2
    k-pot-recipes... Read more

  • I might be moved by Nov. 1st!

    8/26/2016 1:39:27 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is so scary to me. Because of it, our house has 3 very nervous, anxious people in it right now! I am responsible for the move, of course, so I am anxious. DH is feeling bad because we will be quite far from his family. And DD is stressed because she won't have her Mom and Dad's house to live in... Read more

  • Hebron Fair, CT Sept. 8-11th

    8/26/2016 1:19:58 PM, by CTUPTON Dock Dogs is my favorite part of this fair. Sorry, this link takes you to a search engine. I don't know why. So click on one of the results of the search engine, please. chris... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/26/2016 1:17:18 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are taking it easy today. it is another really warm day here. we are staying cool and hydrated. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Second week

    8/26/2016 12:25:24 PM, by MARYAM9037

    Well still off to a good start with no bumps in the road. Stayed under 1200 calories for 2 weeks now and lost 7.8 pounds. This was the easy part now comes the harder part. Began exercising yesterday so hope that helps continue the weight loss... Read more

  • Friday, 8/26/16

    8/26/2016 11:29:00 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    TGIF! I'm allowing myself 15 minutes on Spark this morning before I get into the craziness on my desk, lol. I checked my email and watered all of my plants. Does that sound like stalling? I found a typo (actually not my typo) but the same result. I'll have to go in and fix it on all the documen... Read more

  • Outgrown clothes

    8/26/2016 11:08:56 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    The blog question for today is what will I do with my outgrown clothes? I will definitely get rid of them! They don't spark joy and don't need to take up space!... Read more

  • Isn't this a pretty dish?

    8/26/2016 10:20:35 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    Asian Stir Fry and Egg Rolls! Yum!!!... Read more

  • Vegetable Kebabs

    8/26/2016 9:31:23 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It is the weekend and you must get the grill out for this...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 16 cherry tomatoes 16 small mushrooms 1 medium zucchini, sliced into 16 pieces 2 red onions, diced into 8 sections 2 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into 8 pieces 2... Read more

  • Goodwill School Shopping

    8/26/2016 5:20:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    Goodwill School shopping Recently I took a trip to the Goodwill Store in Concord, NH. Ihad my list, and knew what I needed. As a teacher, I like to buy a few new blouses to start the school year. I also needed some craft supplies and a welcome mat. I got to the store at about 10 AM, and start... Read more

  • 3500kcals for 0.5kg or 1 pound gain

    8/26/2016 2:20:36 AM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    So...3500kcals must be consumed over that what you need to burn if you're going to gain 0.5kg or 1 pound. I'm confused. I'm trying harder since 2 weeks now and at best breaking even It means. Last week I had reached but despite not bingeing nor overeating and calorie counting properly I do... Read more

  • Forgive yourself and start over

    8/25/2016 11:48:58 PM, by RENATA144

    If you slip up stop making the mistake and start over.... Read more

  • Forgive yourself and start over

    8/25/2016 11:48:10 PM, by RENATA144

    If you slip up stop making the mistake and start over.... Read more

  • That Amazing Moment

    8/25/2016 8:07:06 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Out of sight ...

    8/25/2016 5:29:26 PM, by PINKIE78

    It really does work! I've read articles here at SP about keeping healthy food within easy reach in the kitchen and fridge. It really does work. I have a gallon of sweet tea in my fridge. I live in the South, what can I say? I never crave it, but when I drink it, the craving kicks in. ... Read more

  • Day 1204

    8/25/2016 2:03:48 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 6 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • a bright and sunny day

    8/25/2016 1:28:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel i did really well at the interview this morning. now i am catching up some computer work while my daughter spends some time with one of her good friends. the other day, we spent some time at a park. she loves to go to parks to play and to have fun! it is a really warm day here today. we are k... Read more

  • Yarn Bombs

    8/25/2016 12:47:13 PM, by CTUPTON

    Apparently yarn bombing happens all over the world. I have seen a tiny example in a nearby town , near an art museum. This weekend we are planning on visiting Torrington, Ct which has been yarn bombed.
    nternation... Read more

  • ROWING MACHINE and other rants

    8/25/2016 10:04:20 AM, by IGOTTHISYOUBET

    There is something about the rowing machine that I really like. It's meditative a bit because I have to pay attention to my form, make note of my breathing. It's very cool and it's hard for me. I'll stop, take a break and start up again. I'm using new muscles, I burn calories. Today my back... Read more

  • Tropical Salad

    8/25/2016 9:02:31 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Let's get tropical here! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 20-oz. can pineapple chunks in juice 3 oranges, peeled and sectioned 2 apples, cored and chopped 1 papaya, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 1 tsp cornstarch 1/4 c vegetable oil 2 Tbsps sugar 2 ... Read more

  • Not Living by Bread Alone

    8/25/2016 5:32:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    Man shall not live by bread alone-cutting carbs I received some sobering news from my doctor yesterday: Make more changes to lower the A1C, or you start with Diabetes medication in January. So here I am, ready to make some big changes. I look to my Spark Family, and see the changes that hav... Read more

  • An extra hour a day

    8/24/2016 7:51:57 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    I could definitely decrease my computer time and reclaim that time as "me" time. I will set a timer and allow myself to log onto Facebook or games only after my workout is done and food is logged. I will check my email a set four times a day and delete anything left at the end of the day. I will uns... Read more

  • Normal Person?

    8/24/2016 7:01:13 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Spark Time

    8/24/2016 6:22:55 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    To All My Spark Friends: Thank you to all of you who have cared for me now and in the past. You have supported me when no one else seemed to and for that I am forever grateful. I Spark from work often. Too often some days. Right now I am overwhelmed with work load and need to make mysel... Read more

  • Great escape!

    8/24/2016 5:20:25 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today I did some follow-ups on my application status. At Walgreens, the manager wasn't in yet, his shift hadn't started yet, I went to the library to view bus fares and graduate schools, used Subway and brisk walking 105 minutes. I walked a different route today for a change of scenery and I can fee... Read more

  • Day 1203

    8/24/2016 2:12:15 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Much needed. Feeling ok.... Read more

  • Warm Pear Crisp

    8/24/2016 11:35:28 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Have you ever had apple crisp? Did you like it? Well then come on in and try this on for size. You are going to love it! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 c rolled oats 1/2 c whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 c vegetable oil or melted, unsalted butter 1/4 ... Read more

  • a warm day

    8/24/2016 11:09:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am all ready for my interview tomorrow. today, i heard from another place regarding a different job. i will get in touch with them in a while. it is a very warm day here today. although there is a nice breeze blowing every so often outside. my daughter is meeting up with some of her friends today,... Read more

  • My exercise excuses!

    8/24/2016 8:58:31 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    On some days I get up and meet several ladies for a nice 45 minute walk. Other days I manage to stay active doing daily tasks, but some days I barely move at all. I was trying to get a strength training session in daily but when I do not get my step goal I feel defeated. My excuses? 1. It is ... Read more

  • 2.6lbs Requires a Plan

    8/24/2016 8:31:24 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    My mind is kinda scattered but I need to formulate a plan. I've clearly kicked myself out of Ketosis and there is only one way to get back and that is sticking below 20g. Drinking enough water and taking my vitamins. Will address some issues with naturopath today about my adrenals. After Ketosis... Read more

  • Walkers / Runners

    8/24/2016 7:28:09 AM, by IGOTTHISYOUBET

    I got out of bed and with every step I said "ouch", "ouch" lol. My feet hurt! Since early June, I have been making a concentrated effort to walk around town, walk on the treadmill etc. I am curious how runners / walkers do it? Run long distances and possibly having pain on the soles of your fe... Read more

  • Fall 5% Body Challenge

    8/24/2016 7:14:34 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Here is the link to join!
    oups_individual.asp?gid=67775 I love these challenges! They really motivate me! I can't wait to start the Fall Challenge! I hope to be on the Tiger Monarchs Team again. These ladies and gents support me and everyone in ... Read more

  • Water

    8/24/2016 7:00:36 AM, by ACJCCM

    Working on getting my water in, it's just been so hard. ... Read more

  • Vacay Over + Long Term Goals

    8/24/2016 6:56:24 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I am going to try to make this short and sweet (which never happens LOL)! I had a blast in Minnesota. My two Spark BFF's are the best! The thing that I hate is because my schedule at home is working 5pm to 5am with sleeping from 6am to like 2-3 in the afternoon I am kind of a walking zombie. They we... Read more

  • Do you like fresh coconut milk?

    8/24/2016 5:47:13 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    This man is selling it in the park in Vietnam! Would you buy it?... Read more

  • Living History at the Pierce Homestead

    8/24/2016 5:24:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    History lives on at the Homestead There is something special about being someone else for a day. Someone admired and historically important. A person selected by others to be wrote about and remembered. Once a year, my husband John plays the part of the Governor John Butler Smith, and I as h... Read more

  • Chill Pill

    8/23/2016 8:49:15 PM, by SPEDED2

    My oh my, it's been a day! Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Crazy day!

    8/23/2016 8:41:37 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Good and productive meeting this morning! Afterwards I deposited paycheck and refund, used my birthday check for groceries, walked 45 minutes at the park, lunch at KFC, clean room and laundry an hour and a half! Now I'm chilling out watching Andy Griffith show, then flip channels browsing what's ... Read more

  • Some people knit, some people search online about knitting.

    8/23/2016 7:19:13 PM, by CTUPTON

    Me? Nope. I don't knit but DD does. In her honor: honest, my Mom made me this eons ago! Sorry about this one. We now have at least 100 different colored balls of yarn in the living room. It seems to be multiplying like coat hangers! c... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    8/23/2016 5:53:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to everyone! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i have an interview for a 1 month contract job on thursday morning. i will do my best. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Day 1202

    8/23/2016 1:45:58 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 6 of 7 exercises. Feeling tired.... Read more

  • To me "health" means

    8/23/2016 1:14:46 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    Being able to comfortably carry out my everyday activities.... Read more

  • Do You Have Adrenal Fatigue?

    8/23/2016 12:53:35 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Below is a simple list of questions which may help you to identify whether your adrenal glands are functioning correctly and whether they are in-sync with your mind and body. Are you always on the run? Do you often feel the inability to cope with things around you? Do you feel that you nee... Read more

  • Caprese Salad

    8/23/2016 9:03:30 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, On the menu for lunch...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 large tomatoes extra-virgin olive oil 1 large fresh mozzarella (4-5 oz.) 12 leaves fresh basil Splash of balsamic vinegar Salt and fresh cracked black pepper Directions~ Cut t... Read more

  • the struggle is real

    8/23/2016 8:48:29 AM, by COACHSANDRALEE

    The struggle is real yall. Losing those stubborn 510 extra pounds, or pushing past a stagnant period to meet your long-term goal is hard work. Sometimes you may wonder if its even possible to lose more weight or get leaner. It is! Here are some common reasons the scales dont seem to budge, ... Read more

  • Life is like a Tube of Toothpaste

    8/23/2016 5:30:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    Many times, life is like a tube of toothpaste. Words are spoken and are never forgotten. Words can never be taken back once they come out. As school starts, it is my hope that you will remember to use your words to be inspiring, kind, helpful and honest. If your words would be hurtful, dont say... Read more


    8/23/2016 5:14:06 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    A young woman stepped forward from the throng and asked, "O" great prophet, tell us how we might find love that is unconditional, unwavering and unending. "The prophet did not answer right away. He looked off into the distance, gathering his thoughts. Silence descended upon the crowd. Then he tur... Read more

  • Gratitude!

    8/22/2016 6:04:43 PM, by CTUPTON

    A year ago I was running back and forth from 2 hospitals for hubby and for our daughter. I am very, very grateful they are both here and doing very well! chris... Read more

  • Dear Sleep

    8/22/2016 5:30:09 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Day 1201

    8/22/2016 3:07:39 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Challenging myself

    8/22/2016 2:04:46 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    I need to get back on track with SparkPeople. I went premium on the app and started back at Day 1! Added it to my daily routine. Trying to track my food for the day up front. Way too easy to overeat or "forget" to track.... Read more

  • Back at it...

    8/22/2016 2:04:00 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    After quitting my office job which left me exhausted the second i got home.. im working on my family's farm now.. hopefully that will get me back on track... Read more

  • a new day

    8/22/2016 12:58:32 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are keeping cool today. it is the first day in a really long time that it has not been extra hot and humid here. earlier this morning, we were at a local park and having fun. today, i have bits and pieces of things to do. i got to speak with a good friend of mine this morning. i ke... Read more

  • Peanut Butter Muffins

    8/22/2016 12:02:35 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, A great way to get your protein besides being yummy! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 1/2 tsps baking powder 2 Tbsps sugar 3/4 tsps salt 2 Tbsps wheat germ 1/4 c shortening 1/4 c peanut butter 1 egg, well beaten 3/4... Read more

  • Trying to find Inspiration.

    8/22/2016 8:59:03 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    Ok so I bucked up and paid for the ad-free experience which includes the SparkCoach part of the program. I have found that I have logged in daily since then and have been a little better at tracking food unless I am away from home when the ingredients are out of my control, last week was a GLOW cam... Read more

  • Fragile

    8/22/2016 8:40:58 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I'm realizing how fragile my health journey is at the moment. While I've been eating healthy for 7 months (this time) I know that the wrong combo of unclean choices will destroy me. This knowledge has me feeling sad that I can't eat the way I used to. And I don't mean eating junk all the time. I... Read more

  • Healthy Birthday Dinner!

    8/22/2016 7:46:29 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    Have you tried Korean Barbeque? You can choose thin slices of meat to grill yourself on the table with vegetables. Delicious!!!... Read more

  • Update!

    8/22/2016 7:17:17 AM, by LUCYVT

    I was 😢 that I didn't bring my Jawbone Up24 w/me camping. I didn't want it 2 get destroyed. Camping was fun & relaxing & the best part 📵 reception or service. It was like living a dream w/no stress or Fam/Friends problems 2 take care of or 💲 problems or being constantly on the go w/no x... Read more

  • More about the Mountain

    8/22/2016 5:16:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday the Spark People site had some technical difficulties. I was only able to post half of the blog that I had written about hiking Mt. Monadnock. Here is the other half! When hiking, take time to look at the ordinary beauty of the trail signs on the mountain! The trails are well mark... Read more

  • First week

    8/22/2016 12:56:49 AM, by MARYAM9037

    Did well with one week of staying under 1200 calories a day. 5.2 pounds lost... Read more

  • Childhood memory

    8/21/2016 11:56:36 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    I am blessed to have many childhood memories. This last week I had to do a lot of traveling and part of it was driving through foothills. See them reminded me of my summers when I would go to my grandparents home for a week or two. Not far from my grandparents home wans my aunt and uncles home and... Read more

  • Planning things out

    8/21/2016 10:36:59 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    From now until the new year Im going to plan out my week every Sunday night. Mainly just house and yard work and school work stuff I wanna do with my little cousin. This will help me focus on what needs to get done. Come the new year, yes its early to talk about this, but I want to have a jou... Read more