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  • Day 587

    12/18/2014 4:26:09 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 4 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Very Good at Promising, not so on Delivering!

    12/18/2014 3:52:04 PM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    Reverse psychology. Only works when you don't want it to. No sooner have I started giving him the hard shoulder is he getting on the proverbial knee and making wild romantic promises. I won't fall for it. I always fall for it. I always get disappointed when the tables are turned... Read more

  • Noting Changes...Small But Good

    12/18/2014 3:39:25 PM, by MISSCATY

    The past couple of months have been busy and difficult. Good things have happened though. I got weighed at the doctor's office after Thanksgiving....and showed weight loss. This is a big deal for me as I have been making small changes in what I do but not pushing at it or worrying it....jus... Read more

  • it's thursday

    12/18/2014 2:59:20 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm spending some time with my daughter today. tomorrow, i have to do some grocery and xmas shopping for my daughter. today was pajama day at school for my daughter. she likes when her school has that. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. so far, i have not yet heard anything back from that c... Read more

  • Fideo Pronto

    12/18/2014 11:37:35 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamly, I bet you are asking yourself right now what is fideo pronto right? Well then just come right into my kitchen and you will see! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 7-oz. pkg. vermicelli, broken up 1 15-oz. can of diced tomatoes, any flavor, with juice 1 tsp. sugar 1-2... Read more

  • MILESTONE - DAY 25

    12/18/2014 11:24:43 AM, by CORGIMOM10

    Today is Day 25 of my Spark Streak. I have hit a snag today. I probably will not make my 30 minutes of exercise. The weather is changing - we are expecting light snow later today and my knees are acting up. The cold really bothered them when I took Lily for a walk so we were only out for about 10 mi... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/18/2014

    12/18/2014 11:18:46 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    1 Peter 1:22 New International Version Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from the heart. King James Version Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfei... Read more

  • Wishing all Christmas Blessings...

    12/18/2014 8:03:30 AM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi spark friends, wishing all a Blessed Christmas....see you here Sparking! love, Wendy ... Read more

  • 34 Pounds and Counting!

    12/18/2014 7:10:58 AM, by APHRODIDTE

    I am no longer wearing 3x. I fit into 1x, and today l even tried on X large. That's a huge joy because once l got on the steroids and gave up on my health, just simply gave up period. August 1st l changed my lifestyle. I decided to forgive myself, l decided to change. I decided all the things ... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/18/2014 6:03:37 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    Still fighting this cold. I choose to rest today instead of working out.... Read more

  • Open Registration for Biggest Lose Challenge Round 27

    12/18/2014 5:32:18 AM, by SAPHRAEL

    If you are a new or returning member to the BLC, now is your chance to enroll in the next 12 week round scheduled to begin in January! Head over to the registration team and take a gander at the teams! www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
    ark/groups_individual.asp?
    gid=64133 ... Read more

  • Unsupervised goodies in the Teachers Room

    12/18/2014 5:31:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    Of all my downfalls, this is the worst. The delicious chocolates, lemon scones and peanut butter fudge got to me yesterday. Today I will stay away from the teachers room and the treats as much as possible. Thank God there are only 2 more days of school! Why can't parents send cheese an... Read more

  • Letting Go

    12/18/2014 4:33:19 AM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    I have to face the facts. 9th Anniversary yesterday and my husband bribes me with a shopping trip so I leave him alone and let him work and we don't spend time together. Let's face it - it's not going to become what I want it to. Stop fighting it. Just take the good and ignore the bad. ... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    12/17/2014 11:39:47 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014... Read more

  • Excuses

    12/17/2014 6:34:09 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    Too tired is definitely my biggest excuse for not exercising. My energy level has really been low and I'm not waking up feeling rested after 8-11 hours in bed most nights. My doctor just got me started on Vitamin D3. And I am exercising almost every day, just don't always make it up in time for wate... Read more

  • Holiday meals.

    12/17/2014 4:27:14 PM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    Christmas is really easy for me! I typically go to the movies and then out for Chinese food. Easy peasy, right! Also not so healthy. New Year's, however is a whole other story. A few years ago I wanted to celebrate the New Year with friends in a unique way. I discovered the story of Hopping Jo... Read more

  • Morning Rituals and My New Nutritional Landscape

    12/17/2014 3:20:33 PM, by SAPHRAEL

    I should be walking, not blogging. I can tell because I feel groggy. I'll take a walk as soon as I get a few words down. The week is young, but so far, so good. I'm down 1.5 pounds from last week. I'm eating clean, clean, clean, though I'll admit I ate more turkey chili than I needed last n... Read more

  • Candida Diet

    12/17/2014 2:52:04 PM, by KENDRAB9

    I've been suffering from terrible eczema for almost 2 years now- it came on suddenly and no one seemed to know why! I've undergone allergy tests galore, had steroid creams and it still returns. A friend recommended the candida diet, which I've been on (With one day of slip-up) for 2.5 weeks now... Read more

  • Zucchini Pasta With Lemon Yogurt Sauce

    12/17/2014 11:59:40 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Here are two foods that I know you love! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 8 ounces pasta of your choice 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tsp grated lemon zest 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1 Tbsp olive oil ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/17/2014 11:55:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a job interview yesterday afternoon. i think it went rather well. i will know by the end of the week whether or not i got the job. my daughter has movie day at school today and she doesn't have to dress up,either and she can bring a pillow,too. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hel... Read more

  • WEDNESDAY - DAY 24

    12/17/2014 11:49:56 AM, by CORGIMOM10

    Today is sunny and cold. Took Lily for a 2 mile walk, but other than that it will be a rest day for exercise. My knees are bothering me a little from the cold and I am slightly sore from yesterday's workout. I am eating within my calorie budget so I am confident that I am still on track with my goal... Read more

  • Day 586

    12/17/2014 11:41:20 AM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Life throws curves

    12/17/2014 9:56:32 AM, by MOODYKEYS

    Well, stress is number one for the reason I am not losing for the last month. the 3 before that couldn't tell ya why I didn't lose any weight. still at 200 and wont move. right now I am dealing with the word cancer popping up everywhere, daughter, a best friend and even found some skin cancer on me.... Read more

  • Update

    12/17/2014 9:25:09 AM, by DTEACHER42

    Well, I have kept up with my healthy living plans, but I'm not giving up on myself. Now that I've finished my program have to work on my resume and get applications out there to work on a classroom for next year. Merriest of Christmases and the Happiest of New Years to everyone!... Read more

  • 12/17/2014

    12/17/2014 7:43:43 AM, by 266266

    I got FREE eye laser surgery!! PRK, I'm very hopeful it will work well!! Thanksgiving was wonderful in my home, life is truely beautiful. I give God thanks each day.... Read more

  • Balance

    12/17/2014 5:22:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    My students are learning about balance in geometry with glow sticks. I need to learn how to live a life of balance in what I eat and getting in my exercise. Too much of a good thing can be as bad as too little. ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/17/2014 5:05:00 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    Hump day- time to sweat... Read more

  • It's Always SOMETHING, & A New Goal...

    12/17/2014 4:33:06 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I am going to tell you why so many weight loss journeys fail. They either never make it past the first week, or they make it to a certain point (3 months, 30 pounds lost, etc.) before life throws the person an unexpected curve ball... Read more

  • On the down... But on the up!

    12/17/2014 3:14:50 AM, by SVBJONES062010

    Well, it is after midnight so technically I should say "yesterday" was a long day for me (it is still my Tuesday, since I haven't gone to bed yet). My husband went to his first day of job training and after four hours of training, the entire class was released because the company put a hiring freez... Read more

  • Exhale the fat away--This is a great article for all to read.

    12/16/2014 10:20:53 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Read this scientific article about how the body rids itself of fat. It is worth the read. Let's keep on keeping on and exhale all our fat. http://news.yahoo.com/exhaled-
    pounds-fat-leaves-body-001
    427049.html... Read more

  • Got an exercise streak going

    12/16/2014 8:42:21 PM, by KNAUGHT61

    The evenings are very dark and long right now, but I have got some energy and hopefulness going. I was surprised to learn that I have 52 weeks of exercising more than 75 minutes. Actually, almost every week lately has been 150 mi... Read more

  • Moments of forgetfulness

    12/16/2014 6:27:38 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    Today was rip roaring crazy. My fitbit let me know I had made my 5000 step mark somewhere before lunch, and the day is not done. I had back to back meetings at work, and was listened to because of my being a degree holding librarian. It was a most impressive day. I worked hard, and was recognize... Read more

  • Excuses

    12/16/2014 5:39:25 PM, by KJBDOIT

    It is so easy to not be inspired to do the things that matter most. Why? And don't say time because we can't add any more minutes to our day. My big excuse is I lack positive motivation. It is easier to not fight against laziness. Maybe I am deficient in nutrition, environment toxins, never just one... Read more

  • Day 585

    12/16/2014 1:47:06 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 4 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/16/2014

    12/16/2014 1:36:46 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Heb 4:15-16 New International Version For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are--yet was without sin. Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy a... Read more

  • TRAINER TUESDAY

    12/16/2014 11:48:02 AM, by CORGIMOM10

    I woke up to the sound of the west wind whipping around the house. Cold and dark...brr! I knew I had to get up and eat something before the appointment with my trainer at 8. At the gym, after a 10 minute warm up walk on the treadmill, he put me through a pretty tough 30 minute interval workout. I di... Read more

  • I'm sparked! New big pup named Snowden.

    12/16/2014 11:27:57 AM, by KENDRASTIC

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  • Reality and Christmas

    12/16/2014 10:13:11 AM, by SBECKER526

    Cancer did change my outlook on life and helped me set priorities. I can't do everything I used to do, but I appreciate everything I can do. What I learned: 1. Take care of me. 2.Take care of my husband. 3. Take time for the relationships that are soo important. 4. Don't worry about ... Read more

  • Santa Hat Party Mix

    12/16/2014 10:03:13 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Here is a party mix that I know your guest will love! Take a peek! Ingredients~ Santa Hats~ Bugles Red melting disks mini marshmallows white sprinkles (nonpareils) Snack Mix 3 c. mini pretzels 1/2 c. craisins 1 c. salted dry roasted peanuts 2 c... Read more

  • What Does GOD Have To Do With My FitBit?

    12/16/2014 5:56:50 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Singing "All I want for Christmas is a Fitbit Charge" They have a new one coming out! It has a heart rate monitor! I need to save up! I have hope... You see, long before I ever get my heart rate up into a calorie burning zone, the pain form my disabilities kick in and crush me. I hold hope that that... Read more

  • Waiting...

    12/16/2014 5:31:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Baby Lena is heading north fron SC soon! I can hardly wait to hug her and play with her again. Thank God for holidays! Time for families to reconnect! ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    12/16/2014 5:09:07 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    Time to sweat!... Read more

  • Change

    12/16/2014 4:14:04 AM, by LEENTJE71

    When I married 20 years ago I wasn't even 50 kilo's. Two weeks ago, when we celebrated our 20th anniversary, the scale showed 99 kilos. My husband has double the amount of me to love nowadays. Time to change! My weight grew slightly due to enjoying food together, a hectic life with our kids, the l... Read more

  • Now to Wrap!

    12/15/2014 11:40:12 PM, by SKYSPIRIT464

    Christmas shopping is all done and I only have 5 gifts to wrap---I just need to get it done! LOL Must be why I'm being so lazy about it, not very many to wrap this year. Christmas gifts of money are already given, they need them now, so that's what is best. Most of my shopping was on-line again this... Read more

  • Love my choices

    12/15/2014 7:41:20 PM, by SVBJONES062010

    I woke up this morning and got on my scale, I am down to a weight I haven't been at in (literally) ten years. I am officially 19 pounds away from my first goal of 250 pounds. I'm not going to stop there, my final goal is to be between 130 and 150 pounds . We went to the YMCA that is... Read more

  • Update

    12/15/2014 5:29:25 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    So I'm well on my way through my 16th week of a 16 week streak, which is hella awesome. I've made a fair amount of slow-and-steady progress: 12 pounds, about 15 inches overall, 1 pants size, 1 shirt size. Pretty sweet. I counted up my total steps since mid-September when I got a pedometer and it's a... Read more

  • Overdue update.

    12/15/2014 5:05:12 PM, by SPINSTER321

    I haven't written on here in a while. Honestly, I've been unmotivated to do so for a while. Along with work, exercise, and studying for my next highest professional license, I'm extremely annoyed that I can't get past the 10 lb. weight loss mark. So for me, there really hasn't been much of a point t... Read more

  • not doing very good bad year

    12/15/2014 4:00:54 PM, by PNORTHCUT

    well, I had a really bad year.....been sick, teeth pulled, sciatic nerve on my right leg...worse thing that I have every had.....4 weeks of doing nothing...that is not me...but got a lot of knitting done....lol......been sick with the flu, cold, medication that made me very sick.....couldn't eat any... Read more

  • Dreams of the Future

    12/15/2014 3:57:25 PM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    Having already lived abroad for a couple of months, this anticipation is familiar. I have been living in a bubble since May of 2013. I quit my job of 9 years at the end of May 2013. I then biked across the country with a charity group. It was both exhausting and exciting. I met some wonderful pe... Read more

  • Ways I am healthier

    12/15/2014 3:23:42 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    So SparkGuy's challenge today was to post all the ways I can tell I'm moving towards becoming healthier, even if the scale doesn't budge. Drinking 8 cups of water so I'm not eating because I'm actually thirsty. Starting to choose to cook healthier meals for myself and try to balance my nutrit... Read more

  • Learning more

    12/15/2014 1:29:58 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am finishing up projects and trainings for the retired school employees. I began reading minutes and key documents for board members of Breast Cancer Support Services. I feel good about my new role.... Read more

  • LOW MOTIVATION MONDAY

    12/15/2014 11:21:57 AM, by CORGIMOM10

    I have to admit that I was not excited about my goal this morning. Still, our unseasonably warm weather is due to blow out on a western gale this afternoon so I got my sneakers on to take Lily for one more good walk. We went 1.5 miles. Then I moaned and groaned and hauled my rear over to the gym for... Read more

  • Apple Cobbler Cupcakes With Pumpkin Pie Frosting

    12/15/2014 10:32:19 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Keep the word "moderation" in your mind when you consume these! Take a peek! Cupcakes~ Ingredients~ 1 1/2 c. flour 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1/2 c. unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 c. brown sugar 1/... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/15/2014 9:31:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    I returned a call from a different company regarding a different job. I am researching the company this morning, so when I hear back from them, I will know quite a bit about the company. My daughter is feeling a lot better and she went to school today. I will step up my efforts to get more of my onl... Read more

  • Starting to Lose on my Way to Winning

    12/15/2014 7:21:45 AM, by MEGANROYALTY1

    The last time that I blogged, I hit rock bottom. My weight reached it's highest and that's what gave me the shock to take action. I wasn't waiting for that point while I ate everything I wanted and ignored exercise. It just got to a point where I knew it was time. Despite the fact that the h... Read more

  • Week 1 results!

    12/15/2014 7:21:43 AM, by PHENGIRL

    Well my week 1 results are In!!!! I lost 14.6 lbs in 7 days. I'm super excited about this, and it's great motivation. Though I'm totally realistic about future weigh ins And expecting 1-2 lbs a week on average ;) I can tell you where the weight came from too, it was definitely my thighs.... Read more

  • Prepping for Success

    12/15/2014 7:10:51 AM, by SAPHRAEL

    Here is my motivation / action board....my mantra since I began this journey has been "Eat fresh, move often."  I created this for a contest on JJ Smith's VIP group on Facebook.  Three years ago, long before I knew of JJ and the ... Read more

  • IDIOT SIGHTING

    12/15/2014 5:30:53 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    I was at the airport, checking in at the gate when an airport employee asked, 'Has anyone put anything in your luggage without your knowledge? To which I replied, 'If it was without my knowledge, how would I know?' He smiled knowingly and nodded, 'That's why we ... Read more

  • Monday

    12/15/2014 5:13:19 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    Still not feeling well, but well enough to workout!... Read more

  • The Icy Climb

    12/15/2014 5:05:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    The weather report said "nice day". Monadnock did not agree. Sometimes mountains have their own micro weather patterns. Our hike was shrouded in a deep dark cloud, and the trail was covered in rime ice. The bottom did not look bad at all. Read more

  • And the band played on

    12/15/2014 3:34:02 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Today was hot, Sparkies, hot and mostly still. Searing in the sun, where I sat with my niece eating a Mille Fieulle, her birthday treat for me. Still hot while I watered the wildflower meadow I have just sown. Hot when the brass band playing Christmas songs worked up and down the valley. Warm when... Read more

  • The Perks of Being Over 50

    12/15/2014 3:16:53 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    -- Kidnappers are not very interested in you. -- In a hostage situation, you are likely to be released first. -- No one expects you to run into a burning building. -- People call at 9 PM and ask, "Did I wake you?" -- People no longer view you as a hypochondriac. -- Ther... Read more

  • Here we go AGAIN!

    12/14/2014 11:52:26 PM, by KOYELUT

    These blog entries are few and far between as I weave my way thru this's process, I often forget the support this site provides. I am still here trying to stay motivated to continue this journey toward good health.... Read more

  • Day 584

    12/14/2014 11:23:19 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • The Mental Energy for Health

    12/14/2014 10:40:04 PM, by VALERX

    I found myself thinking about my food and exercise plans for the day today when I really should have been focusing on something else. I am mildly obsessed right now with my health. I plan and consider how to eat right, fit in exercise and achieve my health goals throughout the day. I check into sp... Read more

  • Sunday a day to rest.

    12/14/2014 8:32:26 PM, by KJBDOIT

    Used to be everything closed for a day of rest. Why is this so important to your health? Do you rest?... Read more

  • Busy!

    12/14/2014 6:41:02 PM, by LOPEYP

    Nothing too exciting going on. Lots to do and getting done. Work is crazy and not a lot of down time. I use to have a minute to think on occasion and I could make a list, look something up, go for a little walk, but mostly I sit at my desk with my head down pounding out the work. As a result I ... Read more

  • CHRISTMAS CAROLING

    12/14/2014 6:26:18 PM, by CORGIMOM10

    I took Lily for a mile walk this morning - but that is all the exercise that I had time for. We had the Children's Christmas Program at church this morning. After church was a lunch of soup and hot dogs for the congregation. Then I went with the pastor and some of the children to go Christmas caroli... Read more

  • Little Ways of motivation

    12/14/2014 5:22:56 PM, by SVBJONES062010

    So decided this week I was going to stay off the scale, for a number of reasons. Most of those reasons coincide with a SparkPeople article about needing to take a break from the scale. But my break is ONLY from my scale. My break is not from my program, it's not from eating healthy, and it's not ... Read more

  • Sorry, your excess baggage limit has been exceeded!

    12/14/2014 3:02:08 PM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    Stuck in a vicious cycle of negativity... Very much like all that baggage going round in the carousel at the airport...it keeps going around, unless someone comes and takes it away. I'm in a similar situation. My negative... Read more

  • What I love about my body

    12/14/2014 2:55:31 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I like my smile, my hair, and my complexion. My hips and breasts aren't too bad either. Tummy is another story entirely, but that will be changing ad I lose the 69 pounds.... Read more

  • Special Sunday

    12/14/2014 1:05:03 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, December 14, 2014... Read more

  • it's sunday

    12/14/2014 12:57:32 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week has begun. my daughter is feeling a bit under the weather today. so she is taking it easy. it is her last week of school this week and she wants to be well rested so she can enjoy it. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,,hello! as for me, i am catching up on some of my online ... Read more

  • Great Coached Workout Mixes

    12/14/2014 12:32:41 PM, by WINACHST

    music.motiontraxx.com/gs
    eriesfit/ G Series FIT Mixes Bootcamp #1 is my favorite mix. I just finished it. Yes, "FINISHED" I made it through the whole workout. I was not able to do that when I first downloaded these a few years ago. #feeling stronger... Read more

  • Reevaluating Goals

    12/14/2014 12:04:14 PM, by KYLIECAT1

    Today I went through all my Spark Streak Goals and other Goals and edited them . The hardest thing to do was to lower my exercise minutes and calorie burn for the week , Lets face it though with an injury I can"t do my normal activities , For me getting well and becoming not only back to my... Read more

  • Baked French Toast

    12/14/2014 10:55:31 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Breakfast is on so come on in to my kitchen and take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 1 loaf sourdough bread (I used Pepperidge Farm, 1.5 pound loaf) 8 eggs 2 cups milk (I used 1%) 1/2 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup sugar 2 Tbsp. vanilla Topping~ 1/2 cu... Read more

  • Sleep is wonderful

    12/14/2014 9:24:56 AM, by SBECKER526

    With the new cycler in place, we had no alarms go off during the night. I actually got to sleep for a longer period of time. I feel so much better and have some energy. I am happy to be more alert. I will be able to enjoy a Christmas Jazz worship today at 11 am. I will attend the cafe to se... Read more

  • Sunday brunch

    12/14/2014 6:12:01 AM, by MOONYOGAGIRL

    ... Read more

  • Climbing Day!

    12/14/2014 5:54:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    Monadnock on a calm day is much different than Monadnock on a frigid winter day. Planning for the trip requires lots of extra clothing and gear. I would never hike without micro spikes in the winter. We also bring our little sto... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/14/2014 5:02:52 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    Got a cold. Not fun. Hope it goes away fast.... Read more

  • Hitting Rock Bottom At The PERFECT Time!

    12/14/2014 3:02:03 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I have done it again, hit rock bottom... but this time is different! In the past, hitting rock bottom came after regaining all the weight I had lost, and then MORE. It was admitting I was at an all time high weight, and realizing I ... Read more

  • Tracking the Weather

    12/14/2014 12:36:45 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    It was October and the Indians on a remote reservation asked their new Chief if the coming winter was going to be cold or mild. Since he was a Chief in a modern society he had never been taught the old secrets. When he looked at the sky he couldn't tell what the winter was going to be like. Neverthe... Read more

  • New normal?

    12/13/2014 11:26:06 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am so relieved and happy. My husband's dialysis cycler machine had a system error on Thursday evening. I called tech support who got me through the proper end of cycle procedure for his dialysis. I called our dialysis support nurse who suggested that I request a new machine. Bob is diabetic an... Read more

  • Working on Health Goals

    12/13/2014 5:00:03 PM, by VALERX

    I am so thankful to have met most of my goals last week! I had low expectations because of extra holiday activities and overall busyness. I have been exercising everday around 3:30. I have a very busy house, homeschooling 4 active kids. I usually have people dropping by everyday so afternoons typica... Read more

  • Proud of my eating

    12/13/2014 2:43:53 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I was really good when we went out to Chili's last night. I had looked up nutrition information ahead of time and knew several choices that would work. I skipped the croutons on my salad and stretched one side of dressing over two salads using the dip your fork in the dressing before each bite metho... Read more

  • Keeping it up

    12/13/2014 2:43:28 PM, by SVBJONES062010

    Well, a few days ago I was writing completely excited that I haven't been feeling the urge to emotionally eat. I was relaxed and I was happy. Then, this week has been a whirlwind of a storm that has come to hit. My husband lost his job due to a knee injury and has been home (offering me chips and... Read more

  • Day 583

    12/13/2014 1:49:06 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 4 of 6 exercises. Feeling good. ... Read more

  • sunrise, sunrise

    12/13/2014 11:05:57 AM, by LDFRANCO

    Sunrise sunrise, looks like mornin' in your eyes ... Read more

  • If I can do it so can you ! But Can I do it????

    12/13/2014 10:54:28 AM, by KYLIECAT1

    How often we hear the phrase If I can do it so can you .I recently read a comment on one of my friends face book page . She posted an article on the high cost of education and how student loans are breaking some Americans budget . This woman commented something like this . " I dont feel sorry for... Read more

  • DAY 20

    12/13/2014 10:39:39 AM, by CORGIMOM10

    Today is Day 20 of my Turkey Day to New Years Day Spark Challenge! Today will mostly be a rest day. I took Lily for a 1.9 mile walk this morning, but my knees and muscles need a recovery day from yesterday's vigorous workout. I plan to do the grocery shopping, wrap Christmas presents, go to the libr... Read more

  • Fiesta Lettuce Boats

    12/13/2014 10:23:16 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for a boat that you can sink your teeth into? Take a look at this! Ingredients~ 1lb Ground Beef 1/2 Green Pepper, diced 1/2 Red Pepper, diced 1/4 C Diced Onions, or 1-2 Tbsp dried diced onions 2 tsp Emeril's Essence BAM! seasoning (This st... Read more

  • it's saturday

    12/13/2014 9:55:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off in a while to spend some time with my daughter today. woo hoo! the weekend is here! hurray! i'm catching up on some computer work, then i am off to spend time with her. i heard from another place regarding a different job i applied to. i will get back to them today and let them know i am def... Read more

  • The miracle of 12/13/14

    12/13/2014 6:40:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is an amazing day with perfect numerical balance. It is a day to try something new- Take a step of faith! Love your neighbor! Forgive the past, and step into a bright future! This is the day that The Lord has made! Let us rejoice and be glad in it! Read more

  • Saturday

    12/13/2014 6:27:45 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    First my workout and then so much to do!... Read more

  • Fasting today...

    12/13/2014 1:08:15 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    I am doing the fast diet and after breakfast I decided to make today a fast day. So my fast day is 24 hours from 11 til 11 tomorrow morning. Not starving, just having 500 calories in those 24 hours. I find it fun to do this, at least when I have a big breakfast under my belt! I made a chicken sal... Read more

  • Friday

    12/12/2014 9:59:38 PM, by TWIRLNYC

    I'm looking forward to my day off tomorrow!... Read more

  • Hitting The Panic Button!

    12/12/2014 9:01:55 PM, by STEPH-KNEE

    This blog isn't interesting or informative, it is for me to document what I am feeling today... My weight this morning was 196.6... my lowest weight on this journey was 181 in September. Then I went back up to 190 ... Read more

  • Add spark recipes to nutrition tracker - desktop version

    12/12/2014 7:50:58 PM, by ORLIBERTY

    http://www.sparkpeople.com/com
    munity/help_answer.asp?id=20... Read more

  • Day 582

    12/12/2014 2:56:26 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling OK.... Read more

  • Habits make us or break us

    12/12/2014 1:55:34 PM, by COACHSANDRAAULT

    Our habits can break us or make us........what are your daily habits? Write them down, see where you can FIND wasted time, ditch the things that don't matter to your success. Mine would be scrolling Facebook. :D We, aka, I get comfortable in my daily live and sometimes just "walk" through the d... Read more