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  • Whata ya thunk 8/22/17

    8/22/2017 4:14:05 PM, by JVANAM

    Don't go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing; it was here first. - Mark Twain... Read more

  • The Blushing Snail

    8/22/2017 3:50:34 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    So I just got onto my Spark page and found out my blog won an award! (Featured blog post) Woo Hoo, That was truly a feather stuck in this little snail's cap. www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pub
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    ?blog_id=6402044 Photo credit to Keith Ewing on Flickr https... Read more

  • Flying the Nest

    8/22/2017 1:35:47 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I am over the empty nest blues. On Thursday my DD and DGD stopped by for 20 minutes. I got enough hugs to get me happy again. We are heading to La Conner WA for a couple of weeks, to RV camp with our friends we see when we winter in Palm Springs. We get together a couple times a year at La Co... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/22/2017 10:11:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter had her soccer tournament on sunday and her team won both games! woo hoo! way to go! she has two soccer games left and soccer is done for the summer. she may play indoor soccer this year. she is all ready for school. i am getting along even better now with a good friend of mine. we had a... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday ... made it through Monday -- barely.. but made it !!! Happy Tuesday to you !

    8/22/2017 8:08:46 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • Mystifiying moose

    8/22/2017 5:02:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    Of all the woodland creatures, the moose are the most mystifying. Maybe it's those eyes so big. Maybe it's the gangly almost awkward appearance. Sometimes they appear to be innocent in a silly kind of way. Other times they appear majestic. My moose has not been sho... Read more

  • Day 10- Eclipse Party

    8/21/2017 9:40:32 PM, by MTPOETNH

    We had friends over for lunch today. I planned the main meal but did not record what I was going to eat for the day like I did the first week. I think I got out of the habit when I was away last weekend. I did plan my meals for tomorrow so will get back on track knowing what my calories for the day ... Read more

  • Sweet Nothings to Think About

    8/21/2017 8:47:14 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    Speak sweetly, don't eat sweetly Proverbs 16:24, “pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” Wow - Your words can affect your health? Words can be beneficial or negative. They can tear us down, or encourage and build us up. Keep this in min... Read more

  • Day 1563

    8/21/2017 6:28:43 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • The eclipse of another decimal

    8/21/2017 12:40:20 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    This morning my aria scale and Wii fit must have their sun and moon in closer alignment and both put me in the 211.2-211.6 range. So officially that is less than my medical appointment 6 months ago. Got that scale moving moving, grooving grooving.... Read more

  • Click Your Heels

    8/21/2017 12:34:59 PM, by SPEDED2

    In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. ~ Dalai Lama Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. ~ John F. Kennedy Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • Happy Monday -- New week New SUCCESS !!!! MAKE IT SO !!!!!

    8/21/2017 8:27:28 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • FOOD FOR THOUGHT

    8/21/2017 8:26:22 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Faith is hope on fire.... Read more

  • Sparking Small Steps

    8/21/2017 5:20:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day I change and learn something new. Every day is an adventure, looking for that new lesson that will help me. Since I started with Spark over 7 years ago, I have changed my way of eating, exercising and staying motivated. I have new friends, and a new attitude. During the upc... Read more

  • At a Snail's Pace

    8/20/2017 5:32:53 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    Don't laugh at the lowly snail. 134 The turtle, 148 or ladybug They may be small but they use their strength to the best of their abilities. Slowly they may tread, slowly, bit by bit, but they will eventually arrive. Today is a snail's pace day. Getting healthier is ... Read more

  • August 20th, 2017 great day!

    8/20/2017 4:24:57 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    There was a baptism in church today, what a blessing to grow the Lord's family! This afternoon my parents have a second viewing from a prospective buyer for their house they have up for sale. Now the matter is the waiting..waiting is not my cup of tea, yet the Lord knows who he wants to buy tge ho... Read more

  • Revised Plan: 5:2 but with Higher Protein, HIIT and Strength

    8/20/2017 4:04:32 PM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    Finally! I was stuck in a rut for over 3 weeks, re-thinking, revising and re-evaluating my eating because I had lost my way. I had to lose weight quickly for my graduation day so I went quite strict and did a sprint. It worked but not as well as I had hoped. Sacrifice > Result S... Read more

  • Day 1562

    8/20/2017 3:15:24 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Jerry Lewis

    8/20/2017 2:00:04 PM, by SPEDED2

    Rest in Peace.... Read more

  • Coffee

    8/20/2017 1:35:47 PM, by SPEDED2

    Coffee for the sleep deprived, as well. Big storms, booming thunder, very short night. 102 In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. ~ Dalai Lama Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecuti... Read more

  • My favorite day, meal planning/prep day!

    8/20/2017 10:53:01 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    Two weeks ago I ordered a new lunch box. In Jamaica I had one that I packed before every night before bed. I planned my meals every Sunday. I then made appropriate grocery shopping and prepared all my legumes over the weekend. I had a crockpot in Jamaica, I would soak the beans and cook them on... Read more

  • Mini road trip...

    8/20/2017 9:21:36 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Snacks are out, coffee is brewed, help yourself ..just put your dishes on the counter... tea is in the cupboard... We're headed to Milwaukee casino this morning..some special going on so spending an hour or so with hubby. He said it wasn't going to be a full day day trip. Talk later and will... Read more

  • Meeting AMAZING People

    8/20/2017 5:00:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    I met some special people at the NH Living History Event yesterday. Here I am with Elizabeth Keckley, Mary Todd Lincoln's dress maker. (Estelle T Barada) I also met Harriet Tubman. My uncle's home was part of the Underground Railroad, and I was quite interested to talk with her. The... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 8/20/17

    8/20/2017 12:13:02 AM, by JVANAM

    The future ain't what it used to be. - Yogi Berra... Read more

  • Stepping Stones

    8/19/2017 11:36:27 PM, by SPEDED2

    In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. ~ Dalai Lama Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. ~ John F. Kennedy Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • August 19th, 2017

    8/19/2017 10:02:18 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Well, I'm at the top of my Sparkpeople calorie range 1554 calories today.....my Sparkpeople recommended calorie rangeis 1200-1560. I just literally finished my protein shake a few minutes ago and my stomach is starting to growl and I'm just now getting in bed. I also just finished drinking my second... Read more

  • Day 9 -full day volunteering,hike to waterfall

    8/19/2017 9:49:03 PM, by MTPOETNH

    Did pretty well today with food choices today although did engulfed in some fruit crisp for dessert without the whipped cream and savored every bite. Did take a break for a 45 min walk to see a waterfall nearby. Very beautiful and good exercise. 554... Read more

  • Empty Nest

    8/19/2017 7:18:29 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Me without an entourage getting out in the world. After 2 months of the pitter patter of little feet and now quietness, I am really missing the kids. In the morning there are no happy little faces at the breakfast table. There is no sense of urgency to get out in the world and have an new... Read more

  • Getting over the Mental Block of Plateaus

    8/19/2017 2:30:01 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    We have all had our Plateaus. In fact sometimes we just all out camp out and live there. We set up our tent, pull out our lawn chair and umbrella, grab a cold drink and just sit there. And sit. And sit. And sit. Stop just sitting there. Stand up and move! Perhaps that is the p... Read more

  • Day 1561

    8/19/2017 11:49:12 AM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Gym Day. Adjusting to new meds for my sleep apnea. Feeling tired.... Read more

  • Happy Saturday -- over slept but it felt GOOOD !! Wish everyone a great day !!!!

    8/19/2017 11:25:10 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 8/19/17

    8/19/2017 8:06:02 AM, by JVANAM

    The four most important words in any marriage... "I'll do the dishes." - Anonymous... Read more

  • Take The Step!

    8/19/2017 5:20:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's the start of the school year, and I want to challenge you to take a step towards better health. Let's start by counting our steps for one week, and then take the highest number and use it as your goal. Every week, try to beat that best. Record your numbers, and see just how high you can g... Read more

  • People Skills

    8/18/2017 11:18:34 PM, by SPEDED2

    In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. ~ Dalai Lama Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. ~ John F. Kennedy Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • Day 8- out to eat at volunteer stint

    8/18/2017 9:22:17 PM, by MTPOETNH

    Made it to my volunteer site and at dinner had a large salad topped with tofu and mushrooms and tomatoes so was able to stay in calorie range today. 244 The chocolate cake was not in the least tempting. 224 Here's to good choice tomorrow. Will have to have all three meals that I don't plan.... Read more

  • Day 1560

    8/18/2017 6:32:53 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Saying Hello to My Little Friend

    8/18/2017 2:57:02 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    What a difference a day makes, and weighing at the proper time. Aria made me look better today, and brought me back into the 213 range. I also said hello to an old friend, that I left in the corner of my office. 324 My recumbent bike: I went on after supper last night after I changed its... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/18/2017 2:01:45 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had the main part of my annual checkup with my doctor yesterday. for the first time in many years, my blood pressure is high. so I have to sit down and figure out what else I can do to bring it down with a variety of tasty,filling food and enough exercise. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say... Read more

  • work at night

    8/18/2017 10:07:56 AM, by ZPOST72

    I take a bag of popcorn and a few granola bars to tide me over. I drink lots of water. When you think you are hungry, you are just thirsty. water curbs your appetite. Sparkcheers!... Read more

  • Happy Friday -- yes it's finally here .. so wish you the best of the best !!!!!

    8/18/2017 8:29:34 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • CONSIDER THIS

    8/18/2017 7:23:07 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Many people walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints on your heart. Eleanor Roosevelt... Read more

  • My Summer Bootcamp

    8/18/2017 5:22:47 AM, by JSTETSER

    In June, I created a plan to get in better shape, and lower my blood sugar #s. I have Type II Diabetes, and control it mainly with food and exercise. In June, I had to add Metformin to my healthy plan. I did not like it, but I also realized that it was time to create a new plan for success and... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 8/18/17

    8/18/2017 12:03:53 AM, by JVANAM

    Love is a friendship set to music. - Joseph Campbell... Read more

  • Just Cuz I'm Not Sparking...

    8/17/2017 11:09:17 PM, by STEPH-KNEE

    Doesn't mean I'm hiding he he! I feel like people think I'm hiding and I promise that's not the case... but I just much prefer Instagram these days for my motivation and accountability and it is just so much easier to navigate from a phone. I try to post some of those updates here as well... but Spa... Read more

  • Moderation! Moderation! Moderation!

    8/17/2017 10:44:37 PM, by JENJENN7

    Where does one find moderation in life? One of the positive things about maintaining the nutrition tracking is that it is honest in telling me where I are missing it in terms of moderation. The downside of that for me is that I then struggle with discouragement and how am I ever going to bring m... Read more

  • My Address

    8/17/2017 10:11:35 PM, by SPEDED2

    In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. ~ Dalai Lama Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. ~ John F. Kennedy Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • Day 8 - Journaling

    8/17/2017 9:31:18 PM, by MTPOETNH

    Great day today- 1) lost 4 # this week. Know I cannot sustain this kind of loss every week. Will be happy with between 1 and 2 pound loss per week 2) Today I began to write a personal (off line) journal- something I have thought about doing for years but never got around to doing. I enro... Read more

  • Day 87--28 lbs gone

    8/17/2017 8:58:43 PM, by TYENOVKIAN

    These last 7 weeks with the Summer 5% Challenge and the Rowdy Rebels have been great. I've met my daily step and activities goal for over 8 weeks now. Looking forward to the last week in our summer challenge and losing the last 1.5 lbs. Then to reach my next goal, getting back into the 130s, I'll be... Read more

  • Making friends with my new scale

    8/17/2017 7:45:19 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    Make new friends, but keep the old, One is silver and the other gold. Well, in my case, regarding my scales - one is pink (wii fit balance board cover), and my fitbit Aria is white. The replacement Aria arrived today, this afternoon, after I had lunch, and about 32 oz of water. It did not sho... Read more

  • Gaining focus

    8/17/2017 3:26:33 PM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    Today I got up and went to a job fair. Overall it was alright, there were a few places that I consider applying to that I have not already. I thought they might do some interviewing on the spot and taking resumes, but that is not how this one operated. I did find where to get a job coach and of c... Read more

  • Reflect Regroup Restore

    8/17/2017 3:09:42 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    In between working, waiting for files to arrive, perfect time to Spark and add a thought or two. My replacement scale arrived. I really don't want to weigh mid day after two meals on an off day after eating gluten. Uh uh. But, I need to get it connected with my Fitbit. I walked over 7000 steps ... Read more

  • More about online world puzzle....

    8/17/2017 2:28:09 PM, by CTUPTON

    bramus.github.io/mercator-puzz
    le-redux/ I did better when I enlarged the screen. It also helped me learn the shapes of some tiny countries. You did redux, didn't you? 38 Play again and again. 334 Hit redux at the top then when it says you can't go to that page, well, just go bac... Read more

  • Day 1559

    8/17/2017 2:07:51 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Gym Day. Just not feeling it today.... Read more

  • Happy Thursday .. good day yesterday .. let's make a better day today !!!! :)

    8/17/2017 8:07:16 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • Fact Check

    8/17/2017 5:37:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    We hear so many different voices, it's easy to believe a false one. Every day we need to be reading and learning in order to recognize the false statements. That's what happened to me recently when my brother David send me an article stating that "A; Gore's utility bill for his mansion was over $... Read more

  • An SP GOLD CROWN for my Birthday

    8/17/2017 12:57:35 AM, by JVANAM

    Hazah! Today I passed the 100,000 level and on my Birthday. It,s been a long drive, but with all you you my SP Friends, Experts, Bloggers, and my Team Mates along for the ride it has been extremely pleasure.... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 8/17/17

    8/17/2017 12:51:34 AM, by JVANAM

    Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. - Martin Luther King, Jr.... Read more

  • Day 7- Successful week one back at Sparking

    8/16/2017 10:44:17 PM, by MTPOETNH

    Looking back at past week I have accomplished a lot 1) getting back to drinking more water- just forget to mark it on tracker 2) have met my step goal set on my garmin every day. Exceeded it today for 14,357 steps 3) I have planned and followed my food diary- thereby staying in my ca... Read more

  • A pause for a moment of....

    8/16/2017 10:42:03 PM, by GERRTIE

    Gratitude. A moment of acknowledging the beauty of a sunset, the smell of the air after an afternoon rain, the connection I share with all living things. I spent the most awesome day with one of my G-Girls today. She's 10 yrs. old. She's smart. She's hilarious. She's wise beyond her years.... Read more

  • Picture Day

    8/16/2017 9:16:04 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    Today I wore a dress I like. Yes, it is not sleek or form fitting, but loose and cottony for this hot 99 degree day. I wore it to story time. My husband came with me, and he took my picture. It was one of those, oh dear I am fat moments. Quick, banish that picture. Picture a better me in the fu... Read more

  • Mom Knows

    8/16/2017 8:33:47 PM, by SPEDED2

    In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. ~ Dalai Lama Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. ~ John F. Kennedy Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • Breakfast

    8/16/2017 4:05:02 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So today I added raisens to my oatmeal. So good!!... Read more

  • Day 1558

    8/16/2017 1:07:02 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/16/2017 10:15:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    i was able to get quite a few errands done the other day. today i am focusing on taking better care of myself. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Happy Wednesday .. kind of a roller coaster week, but hanging in there !! YAY ME !!!

    8/16/2017 7:46:40 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • dinner

    8/16/2017 7:40:08 AM, by ZPOST72

    I eat my lunch at home and eat dinner at work because I work the afternoon shift. I make a balanced meal. It is portioned sized: protein, grains, vegetables, and fruit. Breakfast varies from day to day. I eat cereal most days, eggs once or twice a week and breakfast pizza with English muffin.... Read more

  • Healthy Meal Book Complete - Recipes fully calorie counted

    8/16/2017 5:42:58 AM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    Hi guys. So as I was saying before...I'm compiling a healthy recipes/meal book of all the different food groupings I eat on a regular basis. After so many years of experimenting with outlandish and sometimes strange recipes, I've come up with around 39 pages worth of recipes that I'v... Read more

  • JUST A THOUGHT

    8/16/2017 5:35:32 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    The best way out is always through.... Read more

  • Revolutionary Time Travel

    8/16/2017 5:13:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have some exciting weekend plans. Traveling through time to 1920 has shown me how much has changed, and how much has stayed the same. The Old Governor Benjamin Pierce and his wife, Anna Kendrick Pierce were a hard working couple that faced many challenges. Benjamin's first wife Elizabeth die... Read more

  • Crescent Beach & Early to Bed

    8/15/2017 11:57:52 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I am keeping an unbusy schedule for the next week. It's with some regret that we decided to not have another puppy, so Royce is getting spay tomorrow. We had thought it would be great if she had a litter and we kept one puppy and we had homes lined up for the rest. But we are usually more than busy ... Read more

  • Day 6 Beautiful lotus kind of day

    8/15/2017 10:21:11 PM, by MTPOETNH

    I took this picture today at Bedrock Gardens where I volunteer twice a month to "get my hands in the dirt". This was my reward for doing a couple of hours of weeding. Several lotus were blooming and all were magnificent. The lotus has many different meanings. In Buddhism it is associated with ... Read more

  • Some People

    8/15/2017 9:28:22 PM, by SPEDED2

    In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. ~ Dalai Lama Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. ~ John F. Kennedy Pray for Peace. 458 459... Read more

  • Thank you to mommy's friends for the birthday wishes

    8/15/2017 8:35:27 PM, by PRINCESSPP

    I had a wonderful birthday. I ate and I slept, and then I slept and I ate... It was the best 15th birthday I ever had !!! Thank you for the wishes!!... Read more

  • Looking up and smelling the rain

    8/15/2017 5:26:44 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    Good afternoon everyone. This picture is from a few days ago, before today's rain. It is the view from out my front window across the street. I am in a small town, but here this little place looks like a primordial forest. This afternoon, after a thunderous rain, I walked back ove... Read more

  • Day 1557

    8/15/2017 3:30:37 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Whata ya thunk 8/15/17

    8/15/2017 1:33:05 PM, by JVANAM

    You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. - Winston Churchill... Read more

  • Sharing A Story That Speaks to Me.....

    8/15/2017 12:13:09 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I hope it might speak to you too.... www.dietdoctor.com/pumpkin-pie
    -spice-muffin-can-mean-fre
    edom 593... Read more

  • Still chugging along.

    8/15/2017 8:59:35 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    So I am definitely in need of some changes. I need to add more cardio for certain. I also need to cut back on my going out. You would think that if I do not have a job I would not go out. WRONG! I go out to cure my boredom, to forget my stress and mostly to just numb my depression. Not really... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday !!! HAPPY 15TH BIRTHDAY TO MY LITTLE PRINCESS !!!!!!!!!!

    8/15/2017 7:50:37 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • Free Food Costs Me Pounds!

    8/15/2017 5:21:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    My biggest temptations come in the way of the free food at the start of the school year! For some reason, I have to go into those buffets put on by the school district and the PTA prepared to either put a lot on my plate, prepared to dump it, or just stay away from the area completely. I ... Read more

  • Sometimes you fall

    8/14/2017 9:28:10 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    Alas, those nights beget those days when you feel like you have fallen flat on your face. On top of my back, the pleurisy kicked in, kicking me in the side, right by the back. And on top of the Epic Scale Fail (See yesterday's blog), my TENS unit, faithful with all its bumps and falls, fell on... Read more

  • Day 5- Mystery Monday

    8/14/2017 9:13:47 PM, by MTPOETNH

    One of the things my DH and I do is to do something together on Mondays. We call it "Mystery Monday" because one of us plans it and surprises the other one! Today we went out for a long kayak paddle on our lake ( 2 hours) and had lunch at a picnic table at the State Park. It was a beautiful day on ... Read more

  • I Want

    8/14/2017 8:25:35 PM, by SPEDED2

    In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. ~ Dalai Lama Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. ~ John F. Kennedy Please pray for Peace. 458 459 ... Read more

  • New Notebook to Track Progress

    8/14/2017 7:30:02 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I started the day at a slower pace - stayed in bed and read news on my phone. Then I got up and dressed immediately and came downstairs to take care of some personal priorities, including downloading audio books. I started a notebook to manually track calories, exercise, and weight. This afternoon I... Read more

  • Happy 15th Birthday to my little Princess

    8/14/2017 7:10:49 PM, by PRINCESSPP

    179 August 15, 2002, my little Princess was born. 179 410HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY LITTLE PRINCESS !!!! 410... Read more

  • Day 1556

    8/14/2017 2:40:12 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/14/2017 1:59:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is now underway. i had a pretty good day yesterday. my daughter says hi. today, i am getting back on track with my eating and exercise habits. i have quite a bit of things to accomplish this week. i will tackle one task at a time. i am getting my life in better shape. i have heard from sev... Read more

  • Whata ya thunk 8/14/17

    8/14/2017 1:46:14 PM, by JVANAM

    Sometimes you get the results you wanted, sometimes you don't. What matters is that you did your best. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie... Read more

  • At PT and daily exercise I am sweating lots. Huh?

    8/14/2017 12:19:58 PM, by CTUPTON

    I certainly am not exercising hard. I am 70 so I focus on the exercises from my physical therapist and from the recent 8 week balance class. I did the stationary bike yesterday 10 min. and ended up sweating. I did a few more exercises off the bike and continued sweating. I don't unders... Read more

  • Online puzzle of the world's countries. Fun

    8/14/2017 11:14:53 AM, by CTUPTON

    bramus.github.io/mercator-puzz
    le-redux/... Read more

  • Happy Monday ... The wickness of the month begins .. I can do this I can do this I WILL DO THIS!

    8/14/2017 7:48:01 AM, by PRINCESSPP

    Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember .. magic home -- no fat, no carbs, and no calories .. and all of the flavor and taste you can imagine !!! I mad... Read more

  • FOOD FOR THOUGHT

    8/14/2017 5:31:06 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    You never know what GOOD THINGS will pour in when the heart is open to life.... Read more

  • Find A WAY!

    8/14/2017 5:12:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have some plans that are very important to me. Plans for my health, and my upcoming retirement. Things are not falling into place as easily as I hoped. With my health, I had a great plan for exercise until I bruised my toe. Who knew that a small member of my body could have such a major ... Read more

  • The Day After! Just the two of us.

    8/13/2017 11:05:00 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This summer we travelled many miles with our truck and trailer and had a lot of fun along the way. When we would leave a place we would sing On the Road Again (like a band of gypsies we go down the highway) The last of our entourage of adorable children returned home to their loving parents yesterda... Read more

  • Letters

    8/13/2017 10:03:35 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Tolerance, then perhaps, Peace will find a way. 458 459... Read more

  • Day 4 ..of Fairy God Mothers and volunteering

    8/13/2017 9:37:34 PM, by MTPOETNH

    I met my two challenges for today and kept under my calorie goal... 243 244 1)I started the morning off with 2 hard boiled eggs at home and later at the Blueberry Pancake Breakfast I stayed away from the orange juice and just had two medium sized Pancakes with a small amount of blueberry syr... Read more

  • Small goals challenges August 13, 2017

    8/13/2017 9:29:29 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    My goals this week: continue tracking food daily, continue exercise 3-6 days minimum 20 minutes each workout, search for a 1 bedroom apartment, prevent overnight stomach growling. I had fit and active weight loss chocolate shake, banana and 2 eggo blueberry waffles. 1267 calories after supper. I wal... Read more

  • Day 1555

    8/13/2017 6:26:06 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Exercise in Futility

    8/13/2017 4:51:58 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    Nothing is hopeless. Almost. 225 Finally, after waiting for years to order one, I ordered a fitbit aria scale. Oooh I was like a little kid with a new toy. I am part techno geek - must be the librarian in me. Or perhaps a little bit of my brother rubbed off on me growing up. Sad, he won't even g... Read more

  • Hard work

    8/13/2017 2:07:39 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    I'm sure I have wrote up a blog about this but I cant remember everything. The conversations you have with yourself in your head seem to hit so much harder than the talks you have with a friend. I was just thinking about how I never have energy to exercise. Then I tell myself how it just is... Read more