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  • A good day

    11/25/2014 6:53:55 PM, by NANCYTUNBERG64

    Tomorrow morning our town is having its first ever Community Fellowship breakfast. I brought the idea back from another community I used to work in that hosted one every year the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. I felt such a sense of community that I wondered if we could start something similar here ... Read more

  • DETERMINED

    11/25/2014 4:36:57 PM, by READYRUBBIES

    I AM DETERMINED TO PUSH THROUGH NO MATTER WHAT!SOMETIMES I DON'T WANT TO WORK OUT.ESPECIALLY WHEN IT GETS COLD.I TEND TO GET LAZY AND WANT TO STAY IN BED.I AM DETERMINED TO BE MORE STRONG-WILLED,DETERMINED,AND FOCUSED TO GET IN PLENTY OF EXERCISE.THIS IS NOT A TIME TO BECOME LAZY AND SATISFIED WHERE... Read more

  • Tantalising Tuesday

    11/25/2014 3:29:05 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Tuesday, November 25, 2014... Read more

  • Trim Healthy Mama

    11/25/2014 3:18:09 PM, by VALERX

    This week I am re-reading the book, "Trim Healthy Mama" by Serene and Allison Barret. http://www.amazon.com/Trim-H
    ealthy-Mama-Pearl-Barrett/
    dp/0988775115 The book is 615 pages and full of useful information. The plan advocates a lifestyle of eating in which you separate your carbs ... Read more

  • Day 565

    11/25/2014 3:09:13 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • TURKEY DAY TO NEW YEAR'S DAY SPARK STREAK!

    11/25/2014 2:49:14 PM, by CORGIMOM10

    Due to having a back injury this summer, then a bad round of bronchitis - also general laziness... I have put on a few pounds this fall. OK... more than a few. I have decided to start what I am calling the TURKEY DAY TO NEW YEARS DAY SPARK STREAK CHALLENGE for myself. My goal is to do 30 minutes of ... Read more

  • Back in the Saddle Again

    11/25/2014 2:06:48 PM, by SDSWTP

    What a crazy past 5 months! Let's recap: *Purchased our first home *I had a MRSA infection that knocked me on my rear with a quickness (and helped add 10lbs with all the steroids and lack of exercise) *Entered (and have only missed one) the Rotary Elementary School 5k Series in Faye... Read more

  • Showering

    11/25/2014 1:30:55 PM, by MRSHONEYCOMB

    I have this problem....I like to jog before I shower but, I like to shower before I get moving for the day and by moving I mean my to-do-list....so if It's cold outside I end up wasting hours in the morning waiting to jog and then I don't have time to do my to-do-list which causes me an... Read more

  • The buildup to the big overeating holiday.

    11/25/2014 12:20:03 PM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    So I like to plan meals. My partner makes fun of me. Since we have moved to a whole new state and I am technically not supposed to be in the states our holiday this year is wonky. Normally we spend it with the greatest family in the world, our friends. We have this lovely couple of boys that hos... Read more

  • Don't Tell Me What I Can't Do!

    11/25/2014 11:50:32 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    My mother said to me that I shouldn't wear red because I would look like a fire truck... that I shouldn't have a wedding ceremony because I would look like the Pillsbury Doughboy going down the aisle, that nobody would ever want to ... Read more

  • BUSY

    11/25/2014 10:47:42 AM, by MOODYKEYS

    tonight I start out on a 1200 mile trip from new Hampshire to pa. it is suppose to be really bad weather coming back. going with son to help drive . he has court for his kids tomorrow at 9am. also my best spark friends daughter is having surgery today. but she may not be up to it. she had bad spe... Read more

  • Turkey-Olive Appetizers

    11/25/2014 10:46:45 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! Well, it is time once again to prepare for the holiday's and you have got to take a look at what I have for you! Take a peek! Ingredients~ cream cheese oil-packed sun dried tomatoes green onions Cracked pepper turkey breast parsley toothpicks green pime... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/25/2014 10:22:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    not as windy here today. my daughter has come down with a slight cold. she was off school yesterday and she wants to go back this afternoon. she is resting lots so we can go out this saturday. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. i am busy working on both of my online courses today and i will... Read more

  • Today's frustration isn't going to become tomorrow's pounds!!

    11/25/2014 10:00:40 AM, by BOROFITGIRL

    I am a bit angry and frustrated but I am determined not to add this anger and betrayal to my physique! As I have been moving forward in my journey to lifelong fitness, I learned that I used food to deal with the pain and frustration in my life. Right now I am dealing with some pain and frustration... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 11/25/2014

    11/25/2014 9:34:55 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Romans 6:13 New International Version Do not offer the parts of your body to sin, as instruments of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer the parts of your body to him as instruments of righteousness. King James Version N... Read more

  • The countdown begins

    11/25/2014 8:39:21 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    I'm moving Monday. We moved the boxes on Sunday. I went over last night to clean out the kitchen cabinets. I ended pulling the contact paper off the shelves (4 cabinets). Went to Walmart to buy more of the shelf lining. Needed the wider liner for the base cabinets (bought the cheaper stuff at t... Read more

  • Update on Mom

    11/25/2014 7:51:13 AM, by ROOTIHAUSMAN

    Mom passed away Friday. Service this Friday. Sad that she suffered with cancer but glad it was not too long. Cannot believe that this is really happening. Hopefully she is enjoying heaven with my Dad, Nanny, Poppy and Aunt Jo and many other family members. I love you Mom and will miss our conversati... Read more

  • Plateau

    11/25/2014 7:29:14 AM, by SANDRA_E

    So, there's always good news and bad news. The good news is that I have not gained any weight over the past three months. The bad news is that I have not lost any weight either. I remain about five pounds from both a smaller pants size and an overweight BMI. So close.... The boss that I rea... Read more

  • My heart goes out to sparkers near Buffalo-I will be moving there summer 2015..

    11/25/2014 7:13:32 AM, by CTUPTON

    God-willing, of course! You poor people! All that snow was bad enough but now flooding and dealing with water in the basement. chris (now in Connecticut)... Read more

  • More coffee

    11/25/2014 6:57:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    Some mornings just call for a hot, comforting drink. Now I drink my variety of cafe au lait- 1/2 hot coffee and 1/2 hot milk with a little cinnamon for seasoning. My morning program at school is relatively quiet right now, but th... Read more

  • Am THANKFUL

    11/25/2014 6:35:07 AM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi Sparkfriends, I am thankful for all my Sparkfriends here and for Sparkpeople....I hope you have a nice and blessed Thanksgiving.... love and hugs! Wendy ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/25/2014 5:15:22 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    I had a fight with myself about getting out of bed today. I won. Time to sweat.... Read more

  • Upping the exercise

    11/25/2014 2:44:58 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    And have hurt my foot. I don't recall doing it, but for the last nearly week my left foot has been gypping me. I got DH to look at it tonight, and he says it is all bruised along one side. I guess if the bruising is visible, it is close to being gone. And it's a relief to know it is just a bruise... Read more

  • Really Good Weekend

    11/24/2014 11:37:35 PM, by SKYSPIRIT464

    My Dear Husband and I had such a good weekend! Took our Granddaughter to a movie on Saturday, enjoyed her company so much. And then took the family to a movie for our 5 year old Grandson on Sunday, when we took her back home. He was thrilled that we all went to see Big Hero 6 with him, don't ya love... Read more

  • Magnificent Monday

    11/24/2014 10:49:24 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Monday, November 24, 2014... Read more

  • Monday

    11/24/2014 8:37:28 PM, by TWIRLNYC

    I work in retail so this is going to be a long week. Just remember to be nice to store employees when you are out shopping- we are doing our best!... Read more

  • Day 564

    11/24/2014 4:32:01 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • I have to lose a turkey

    11/24/2014 3:42:23 PM, by GRAMMA247

    I have just spent a summer and early fall goofing off where my food intake is onsidered. Right now I am getting ready for the Thanksgiving feast with alll the trimming, very rich in calories and fats and all the good stuff. Last week I bought groceries, including the turkey. When unloading the g... Read more

  • Torn

    11/24/2014 12:59:51 PM, by STODD251

    If you've been keeping up with my status updates, you heard about me stepping on a christmas tree ornament yesterday... Great idea, I know... It actually damaged me more than the ornament, but I still didn't put that ornament on the tree. Anyway, I have been walking every day to make sure that I get... Read more

  • Mustache Dash 5k

    11/24/2014 11:56:47 AM, by SPAMUNDY

    I made it to the end.....not fast, (58 minutes) but I made it. This photo is with the other walkers on our team. This one is with my daughter who ran the race.... Read more

  • TOTALLY forgot..oops!

    11/24/2014 11:45:31 AM, by MISHAMOMMY

    So I've declared Mondays as Meat-less Mondays. I took my kids to school and came back home to eat my breakfast. (8am) 3 oz of pork chops and scrambled eggs with a big glass of water. So my husband text me to and ask about dinner. I kindly remind him that it's no meat Monday for me so I might grab a ... Read more

  • Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

    11/24/2014 10:57:25 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfriends! Are you a sandwich lover and are looking for a fresh homemade sandwich bread? Well, look no further then my kitchen! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 c water (room temperature) 8-10 c. (2 lbs 10 oz) whole wheat flour 2 Tbsp instant yeast 1/2 c (2 oz) gluten 1/... Read more

  • Very Important Reminder

    11/24/2014 10:43:35 AM, by WINACHST

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  • Christmas Goal

    11/24/2014 10:36:31 AM, by SLIM4LIFE09

    I gained 4 whopping pounds last week- so that was a HUGE wake up call. Since then I've been doing better. Yesterday I kind of got back in gear and was tracking like a champ and even took 26 minutes to walk on the treadmill in the evening. My coworkers have set goals for Christmas, so I'm going... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/24/2014 9:42:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    a very windy and mild day here today. my daughter's sooo excited about the kids/family event that is happening this coming saturday. now she has me excited about it. it's in a different city than where we now live, so we will be taking a train to get there. she likes travelling by train. when i am i... Read more

  • About the BMI

    11/24/2014 8:10:28 AM, by WINACHST

    I found this on the McDougall forum about the best BMI for reduced risk of disease: "Impact of Overweight on the Risk of Developing Common Chronic Diseases During a 10-Year Period Arch Intern Med. 2001;161:1581-1586 Conclusions: During 10 years of follow-up, the incidence of diabetes, gal... Read more

  • HEH?

    11/24/2014 5:28:25 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.... Read more

  • Simply happy

    11/24/2014 5:28:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    Our hike yesterday was a safe one in spite of lots of ice on the trail. We were not the fastest people on the trail. In fact, one couple passed us 6 times as they ran up and down the mountain 3 times. I give them credit for hiking with speed and agility that I can only dream of. I am simply hap... Read more

  • Relaxing Weekend!

    11/24/2014 12:43:55 AM, by JANZDIET2014

    Hiya SPFriends, After an extremely stressful work week, I was able to enjoy a calm & relaxing weekend - thanks Higher Power! I got plenty of sleep, took care of chores, and exercised at the gym - Planet Fitness is great! Anyway, time to say, "Good night," and to get ready for my upcom... Read more

  • The Power of Habit

    11/23/2014 11:56:29 PM, by DANCEDIVAMISSA

    I have been reading the Power of Habit and have realized that in order to make a real. lasting life change, I am going to have to alter habits. I have several books on habits right now and I am just taking everything in. My first habit to alter was my spiritual life. My main cause of my weight ga... Read more

  • I need to achieve some success

    11/23/2014 8:15:16 PM, by FORMYDARLINGS

    I have really been struggling. I need to see some success so I am going back to Fast Break and start anew. I am feeling like such a failure at everything right now. Gini... Read more

  • Fibro-fog

    11/23/2014 4:57:41 PM, by CTUPTON

    I just cleaned of the piles of stuff from my desk. It took "no time"at all. But the stuff has been sitting there for weeks. That is what fibro-fog does. chris... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/23/2014 2:27:58 PM, by MOMMY445

    today is my dad's birthday! happy birthday,dad! my uncle is treating him and my mom, along with my daughter, to lunch today. i will be hearing this week whether or not i go for an interview for the same company that called me on friday afternoon. i will continue to work in both of my online courses ... Read more

  • Day 563

    11/23/2014 1:53:43 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Special Sunday

    11/23/2014 12:46:54 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, November 23, 2014... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 11/23/2014

    11/23/2014 11:17:21 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Josh 1:8 New International Version Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. King James Version This book of the law shall not depart out of thy ... Read more

  • Plan B. Report on fasting day

    11/23/2014 11:10:59 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Well, that was different. I have done a lot of 500 calorie days over the last year or so and they have worked very well for me. But this felt really different, and I enjoyed it. My low cal days before were weeks with restricted foods, and I found them easy to do. Until I didn't. But this Fast Diet... Read more

  • Today's ramblings (I can never think of interesting blog titles lol)

    11/23/2014 11:02:29 AM, by TRYINGTOLOSEKGS

    I got a 40min walk in this morning My pedometer said it was a little over 2 miles. I'm glad I went this morning. It's been getting warmer again which is a big motivator. I ended up skipping my walk yesterday. I kept putting it off till the evening and then I got too lazy ... Read more

  • 2014 Nov 21 Runner Up Volunteer Award

    11/23/2014 10:53:20 AM, by WEYRCAT

    I received the "Runner Up" aka "Honorable Mention" (second place, when they award only first) Volunteer Award from the Graduate and Professional Student Association. The dinner was ok (some of it awful, some of it ok). Hubby was happy to stuff his face! Our club College of Science Graduate Associati... Read more

  • Sunday before Thanksgiving.

    11/23/2014 10:26:51 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    How can I set myself up for success even if I indulge a little on Thanksgiving? Today is Sunday, the Sunday before the biggest eating holiday of the year. I plan on drinking and drinking and drinking a lot of water today. I also have filled my refrigerator with fresh veggies, leafy greens and... Read more

  • Coconut Oil Fudge

    11/23/2014 10:24:19 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! It is a beautiful day here on the farm and today we need to add a little "MODERATION" to the list of chores! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp. almond extract pinch of sea salt ... Read more

  • my life plan diet

    11/23/2014 10:15:44 AM, by MOODYKEYS

    1. 3 meals a day plus snacks so I don't get hungry. no eating within 3 hrs. of bed. consider dessert (healthy made) every other day. 2. eat these: whole grain carbohydrates: fiber, nuts, ( which is healthy fats), protein, lean meat specially 2 legged kind, and fish. 3.none: sugar, simple c... Read more

  • Book: The Sixth Extinction

    11/23/2014 9:39:55 AM, by CTUPTON

    by Elizabeth Kolbert Wow-the premise is that humans are a "weedy creature." And that humans have contributed greatly to the extinctions of living species in the past and will continue to do so. Elizabeth Kolbert does have a "wa... Read more

  • 3 pounds gone

    11/23/2014 8:48:28 AM, by WINACHST

    WOW! I must have been holding a lot of water. Had to get up 3 times last night and was down 3 pounds this morning. I am feeling less bloated today.... Read more

  • Oh What a Week It's Been!

    11/23/2014 8:08:25 AM, by SAPHRAEL

    Addee and me Addee, Meg (and baby), and Gwen Shoot!  I hate when I forget to draft my blog somewhere else.   I almost always lose it when I draft it write i... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/23/2014 6:08:34 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    The start of another week and the chance to get it right. Starting the week off with my workout- happy Sunday!... Read more

  • I need it!

    11/23/2014 5:55:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is our hike up Mt Monadnock. I have spent a lot of time sewing, and really need a day of hiking. Look out Mountain, here I come!... Read more

  • Today's challenge: spend 20 min. eating each meal

    11/22/2014 10:36:49 PM, by COLUMBINE2

    I wish it had been any day but today. I tried really hard at breakfast & improved at eating more slowly, savoring & chewing each bite. I forgot to eat lunch before the funeral where I was setting up, serving & cleaning up the refreshments. I zipped into a grocery store to buy items to eat while prep... Read more

  • Stressful Work Week!

    11/22/2014 10:29:18 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    My work week was extremely STRESSFUL! I am a local Bus Operator and traffic was hectic w/ lots of construction blocking the streets. Also, had a confrontation at home (currently living w/ family members), which led to a confrontation at work - displaced ANGER on my behalf. Additionally, had an ... Read more

  • No more excuses

    11/22/2014 10:14:50 PM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    I've done well. Yesterday. But that was yesterday. Today I blew it. Why? Excuses. When I want to go overboard I use temporary excuses. I have not been happy this entire year... I've had countless fights with my other half. ..big ones...those that still linger at the... Read more

  • Free Cell Solitaire on the AARP web site

    11/22/2014 7:30:30 PM, by CTUPTON

    games.aarp.org/games/fre
    ecell/freecell.aspx An easy way to pass an hour or so..... chris... Read more

  • I have to get back in control

    11/22/2014 6:50:43 PM, by WINACHST

    OMG! I stepped on the scale this morning and had reality slap me in the face. I gained 10 pounds since July. In 4 months, I added 10 pounds. I knew I was out of control with my eating ever since I had a foot injury and quite running. I had been eating lots of junk food and it was like I was on... Read more

  • Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

    11/22/2014 5:01:52 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! Sorry that I have not got this recipe blog done earlier but I bought a new laptop and I have been setting it up and getting it going and I will be until the wee hours! So, come on in and take a peek as to what I have for you all today! Ingredients~ 2 Chicken breast... Read more

  • Day 562

    11/22/2014 4:23:24 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Paneras low fat chicken tortilla soup

    11/22/2014 3:11:43 PM, by CTUPTON

    I got a container at the supermarket. I enjoyed it. I did not have the tortilla chips with it so it was low cal. Yeah, sodium but not awful. chris... Read more

  • I Don't Know. I'm Not Sure.

    11/22/2014 12:48:29 PM, by PFERG66

    I'm sort of in the middle of one of those clouds; the fogginess of being kind of satisfied with my accomplishments, not quite there as far as weight loss goes but happy about the change in fitness levels and healthiness. Have you been there? My habits have definitely changed for the better; the... Read more

  • Time for myself

    11/22/2014 12:10:43 PM, by MAMABEAR372

    Yesterday I decided to trek off to another city to spend some time doing a lot of walking and see where the day took me. On the way to the other city I thought about calling one of my kids who had the day off to keep me company but I resisted the urge. I was trying something new. It has been more... Read more

  • Satisfying Saturday

    11/22/2014 12:02:35 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, November 22, 2014... Read more

  • Updated Goals/Starting Trim Healthy Mamma

    11/22/2014 10:20:43 AM, by VALERX

    I kept my goals in mind this week! My goals were... 1. Abstain for sugar 2. Exercise at least 10 minutes per day. 3. Get to bed at 10pm (I am curious to see how I manage that!) 4. Track calories and stay between 1200-1375 I abstained from sugar and exercised least 10 minutes a da... Read more

  • to get to sleep imagine warm honey from head to toe...

    11/22/2014 9:38:36 AM, by CTUPTON

    This is how a friend of mine gets to sleep. It is her nightly meditation. She says she imagines feeling this on her skin starting on her head and face, down her arms, down her chest and ....well..you get the idea! chris... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/22/2014 9:28:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am catching up on some computer work today. then i'm off to spend some time with my daughter. all of the birds say hi! my daughter is enjoying the weather these days. a great day to get outdoors and have some fun! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Writer's Blog

    11/22/2014 7:55:53 AM, by LITTLEIM

    What happens when you write a blog that gets a 'Popular blog post' award? Firstly, you get lots of lovely comments from other Sparkers. Secondly, you (or I really) feel a bit embarrassed and self conscious - as if you went looking for people to say nice things when in fact you just wrote how you fel... Read more

  • OH KNOW HE DI'NT

    11/22/2014 7:36:22 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Down in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, Boudreaux got a job with BP helping to clean up the Gulf oil spill. He reports to work and is told to speak to a supervisor about his assign- ment. He finds a man and asks "What am I supposed to do?" The supervisor tells him to go to the anima... Read more

  • Feeling good

    11/22/2014 6:31:56 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    While the scale isn't moving I am feeling good. Feeling smaller.... Read more

  • Turkey's on the Wall

    11/22/2014 5:06:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    Our school is having a coloring contest. The students in my Before School Program organized it, and will be the judges. They are having such a good time with this project! ... Read more

  • Tough Day

    11/21/2014 11:26:42 PM, by SKYSPIRIT464

    It was a tough day for me. Woke up with a sore throat yesterday but called the doctor fast. I can not afford to miss any of my therapy sessions, they end the first week of December and I am fighting hard to be ready. I made sure that I didn't have a temperature and my throat was not sore before I we... Read more

  • Plan B, the Fast Diet

    11/21/2014 10:50:10 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    In the event yesterday did not make it to the work do, I had to work instead. Not to worry, DH & I went to a favorite place and had some yummy plates. No dessert though. This morning all set to go for a swim but the pool is in use for a swim meet. I suggested the other pool as plan B but DH didn... Read more

  • Assignment: List 3 accomplishments

    11/21/2014 10:07:24 PM, by COLUMBINE2

    1) Lost 15# in the last few months & found a new strategy to stay motivated (most of the time). 2) Got brave & attended a private swimming class immediately after my strenuous fitness class yesterday. Talk about exhausted! I survived & did better than expected. Headed straight to pain killer... Read more

  • Recovery... is not Easy! (Half-marathon Observations)

    11/21/2014 9:40:00 PM, by JULIA_RUN2SMILE

    "Whether you like it or not, going along with the flow is smarter now than fighting it." ~ Horoscope. I don't like it!!! My body is telling me to take it easy and I want to get back on my feet and GO... This week was like a physical roller coaster, I was getting up fine and then crashing mid-da... Read more

  • Fantastic Friday

    11/21/2014 7:35:58 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Friday, November 21, 2014... Read more

  • Make an online dinner and share it to give food to people needing food.

    11/21/2014 5:28:07 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.thankful4ag.com/tagg
    ed/thankful4ag/chrono ... Read more

  • 6th Anniversary

    11/21/2014 5:21:45 PM, by RAESUN54

    I find it hard to believe it has been 6 years since I started with SPARKPEOLE. I started when I was at a low time of my life. I had just lost my job of 3 years. It was my first job I had for many years. I was mostly a stay at hom... Read more

  • Day 1 with My Treadmill

    11/21/2014 4:33:32 PM, by REBECKY441

    The treadmill is up and running… the iPod is synced and working… and I got my continuous workout today! What a great feeling!! But there is something better… that was my SECOND workout for the day and I am stoked! It’s supposed to be a rainy day for the next couple days, but thi... Read more

  • Three compliments to myself.

    11/21/2014 3:19:37 PM, by WILLIAMSONDANI

    1. I'm a happy person most of the time. 2. I'm dependable. 3. I have a fun personality.... Read more

  • One year ago......

    11/21/2014 2:55:15 PM, by MRSHONEYCOMB

    I was getting ready to go on my cruise and I was at 173.8 .... today I am 204.8.....that means I have gained 31 pounds over the last year I just got back from my jog...its 42 degrees which is perfect for jogging but, the remainder of the season I will be lucky if it's in the 20's. ... Read more

  • Day 561

    11/21/2014 2:27:29 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Nothing changes, when nothing changes...

    11/21/2014 2:21:23 PM, by DAVVIE

    It's been awhile. A few things have happened, some good changes, like sticking to Fitness Blender and walking the dog and eating clean and lean. I'm surprisingly enjoying it. Haven't been able to drink my fill of water every day, some days, not most and certainly not all the time. And then, the... Read more

  • Hungry

    11/21/2014 12:57:45 PM, by STODD251

    It's probably a combination of factors, but these last couple of days I have been ravenous. Which is not necessarily good if you're trying to lose weight. The other side could be it might be my body telling me that I need to eat more. I have recently started doing more exercise (as my muscles are at... Read more

  • Learning and growing!

    11/21/2014 12:06:04 PM, by BOROFITGIRL

    I have been away from Sparkpeople for a while. During my time away I learned a lot about me and why I am on this journey. The learning process was at times difficult and not at all what I wanted to deal with, but it was necessary. I am not finished learning, but I am embracing the learning proces... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/21/2014 11:52:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from my good friend who is overseas today. I gave him a brief update of what I have been doing and how I am doing. earlier, I was thinking about him and how he is doing. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep, including two that one of my good friend's neighbours are minding t... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/21/2014 11:52:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from my good friend who is overseas today. I gave him a brief update of what I have been doing and how I am doing. earlier, I was thinking about him and how he is doing. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep, including two that one of my good friend's neighbours are minding t... Read more

  • Pumpkin Squares

    11/21/2014 11:15:37 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! Can you believe that it is Friday already? Where has the week gone! Well anyway, come on in and take a look at what I have for you today! Ingredients~ 1 c. all-purpose flour 1/2 c. quick oats 1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. light brown sugar Directions~ Mix... Read more

  • A bit past my year Anniversary with Sparkpeople

    11/21/2014 9:40:43 AM, by TSB1124

    I have learned quite a bit in the past year. Top 10 things in no particular order. 1. Getting 5 servings of fruits and veggies is really not that hard. 2. I can exercise in 10 minute increments 3. Pilates still kicks my *ss. 4. I really am in denial about my non work computer time. ... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 11/21/2014

    11/21/2014 9:20:13 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Isa 53:4-5 New International Version Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, a... Read more

  • Happy Friday!!

    11/21/2014 7:34:38 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    It's Friday, my favorite day of the week. Will be working at the condo this weekend. I hope I can finish all my projects and start moving boxes on Sunday.... Read more

  • Friday

    11/21/2014 6:52:09 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    I'm off from work! Going to sweat now!... Read more

  • Update!

    11/21/2014 6:42:41 AM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    Lately I've been very cause every x I turn around some1 is trying 2 start trouble or an argument. I try 2 ignore them, but when they keep including my family in it that's another issue that I have 2 deal w. I just hope I can calm down get this under control or I'm going 2 flip out & i... Read more

  • My book is finished!

    11/21/2014 5:31:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    I just finished writing a book about Mt Monadnock with a friend, Steve Hooper. We wrote the book to raise funds to finish paying for our film, Monadnock the Mountain that Stands Alone. If you re interested in obtaining a copy, se... Read more

  • starting again

    11/21/2014 2:57:15 AM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    It's been a bad year... Plenty of stress upheaval and disturbance to routines etc. Among the chaos and my own withering will to keep going I've lost many friends along the way. 1. Exercise Completely out if the picture like it never was... no time. No motivation. 2. Water Starting to get he... Read more

  • Thoughts of Thanksgiving strategy~ *others welcome!

    11/20/2014 7:20:59 PM, by MAMABEAR372

    I have gotten down to 192.2 pounds! HARD WORK and not sabotaging myself. Things are going good in my life for the most part. NOT PERFECT by any means...but good overall. I have been thinking to myself about the up coming giant meal that will be served next Thursday. It is at my parent's hous... Read more