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  • Thoughtfulness

    7/31/2016 5:50:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I received a very thoughtful compliment on a gift that I had given. The compliment came from someone who has a hectic life. I know that she had to take time away from other things just to thank me. Her thoughtfulness made my day. Today I have that same opportunity to make another p... Read more

  • Exciting day!

    7/30/2016 9:17:31 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today I went to Verizon and got my cellphone screen unlocked and walked with Leslie's MP player ALL DAY. I walked 10 miles in 45 minutes going to Verizon this morning, then coming home was heavier traffic and construction so I ended up walking 8 miles in 1 hour 45 minutes returning back to my ap... Read more

  • Age

    7/30/2016 7:37:45 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Do you have a free library box?

    7/30/2016 5:55:08 PM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    Love these free libraries popping up around neighborhoods! What a great way to relax and read a free book! Do you have any in your neighborhood?... Read more

  • Day 1178

    7/30/2016 3:27:09 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 7 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • thirty three days

    7/30/2016 9:30:28 AM, by LUNADRAGON

    This is a good day. I have faithfully logged in 33 days! Best I have done in a few years. Also, keeping up with my walking challenge - Since May 19, I only missed two days of not meeting my 5000 step plus challenge. That is only a two day miss out of 72! New challenge this week - I am sleeping bet... Read more

  • Low Calorie Coleslaw

    7/30/2016 8:34:12 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Oh, your going on a picnic you say? Well then do not forget this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2/3 c fat free mayo 3 tbsp. cider vinegar 1 tsp. dried dill weed or (1 tbsp fresh) Salt and pepper to taste 1 bag of shredded coleslaw cabbage 1 small/medium on... Read more

  • Friday #2 ST Session

    7/30/2016 6:44:13 AM, by EDLEAR

    Had a great single leg focused ST session last night. Warmed up with walking lunges and 8# Cuban rotations Swiss ball hamstring curls 10 Back squat 8 @ 100# Swiss ball hamstring curls 10 Back squat 8 @ 100# Swiss ball hamstring curls 10 Back squat 5 @ 120# Boat pose 30 secon... Read more

  • Bear-ly a Meeting!

    7/30/2016 5:42:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I went for a bike ride in the morning and was startled to see a 250 pound bear 20 feet in front of me. I was speeding down Baird Brook Road here in Hillsboro, NH. First I passed a neighbor Tom who was running. We exchanged hellos, and then I picked up the pace. About a minute lat... Read more

  • Water Fun at the Mall

    7/30/2016 3:05:34 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    Adults and children were playing in the water at the outdoor mall. They were soaked. Would you walk on water?... Read more

  • 7.29.16

    7/30/2016 1:18:22 AM, by KASHSMOMMY

    Feeling great about making the choice to come back to spark. I had a rough run of UC that resulted in lots of medication and lots of binge eating. But I know I can do this. It's taking a long time...But I can lose the weight by exercising daily to keep up my energy level. I think that's the biggest ... Read more

  • They're Everywhere

    7/29/2016 10:38:41 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Do you remember these Coke machines?

    7/29/2016 3:34:29 PM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    Old fashioned bottles still available in a Los Angeles Diner! NOT a healthy drink! Just looking...... Read more

  • Day 1177

    7/29/2016 2:09:19 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Want to Change, then be as you are

    7/29/2016 1:06:04 PM, by WINACHST

    Ok. I just found a file on my computer that I copied from Hey Sigmund and the jest of the article was when wanting to change not to fret too much over all those goals you want to accomplish but to live in the moment. All right, i am paraphrasing big time. But, what i got out of the article was ... Read more

  • Ending the month right!

    7/29/2016 12:32:02 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    Got to bed late 11 something, got woken up by grandma at 230 because she was knocking her teeth (dentures) on the metal bed frame, couldnt get back t sleep because she kept moving around and then wouldnt lay back down. Alarm goes off at 5 and we help her with the bathroom and get her back into bed.... Read more

  • it's friday

    7/29/2016 10:58:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a long weekend here! happy simcoe day on monday to all who celebrate it! woo hoo! my daughter says hi and sends hugs. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific weekend,everyone!... Read more

  • Goat Cheese Penne With Arugula

    7/29/2016 9:48:51 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I just love goat cheese or any cheese for that matter and penne, YUM! With arugula? That's even better yet! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 5 1/2-oz. goat cheese 2 cups arugula, coarsely chopped 1 c cherry tomatoes, quartered 1/4 c olive oil 2 tsps garlic, min... Read more

  • Letting History Repeat Itself

    7/29/2016 5:47:25 AM, by JSTETSER

    I found a place that I love to hike to, and have visited it probably a dozen times. Three times, I've spent the night there. Here is the story of two of the trips. One of our favorite places to volunteer is the Carter Notch Hut. The cabin is older, but full of hiking experiences. The ph... Read more

  • Fed Up VS. Ready

    7/29/2016 3:36:59 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    This concept didn't come from me, but boy has it really hit home! I learn so much from my friend Lynn, and sometimes she even shares what other friends have shared with her. This concept came from her friend which she shared with me, and I couldn't be happier that she did! How many times have y... Read more

  • weight loss calculations

    7/29/2016 1:35:44 AM, by COACHSANDRALEE

    let's do some math, it takes 3600 calories to lose a pound. You ate healthy today, you worked out. You kept your calorie count at your range, (I'm going to use mine to keep this simple). 1200 - You never want to go under that for more than 3 days, you will get sick, your metabolism will shut down.... Read more

  • Like Chocolate

    7/28/2016 6:18:46 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Accountability Is A Beautiful Thing!!

    7/28/2016 5:33:47 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So you know how sometimes you know something but then you have a moment where you realize how true it is. Yep, having that moment now. I KNOW the power of accountability because I've experienced it in the past but what I've realized is that if you don't submit yourself to that acc... Read more

  • Day 1176

    7/28/2016 2:59:03 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Gym Day. Still not 100%- keeping up on my cardio anyway.... Read more

  • What would you wish for?

    7/28/2016 2:03:32 PM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    Look at all these Magic Wands at Harry Potter World! There is a unique wand for each character! What would you wish for???... Read more

  • Cactus Pear Salad

    7/28/2016 9:48:34 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, A simple lunch idea for a hot and humid day as today! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 cactus pear 1 avocado 1 bell pepper 1 tomato 1/4 c olive oil Juice from half a lemon Salt and pepper to taste Directions~ Peel the cactus pear ... Read more

  • Wednesday ST Session

    7/28/2016 6:50:42 AM, by EDLEAR

    Had another hot and humid session at the gym last night. Warmed up with 15 / leg RFESS and then something else but I can't remember what it was. If I don't immediately write these things down they're forever lost. Workout ; Cuban rotations 10 @ 8# Swiss ball hamstring curls 10 Cuban rotat... Read more

  • My Summertime Boot Camp

    7/28/2016 5:38:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    This summer I have decided to make my health a priority. I have created my own boot camp workout program.. Here is what my program looks like: 1. Rise and SHINE! Every morning at 6 am, I either go out for a run or a bike ride. I alternate between the two, giving myself an occasional day off. ... Read more


    7/28/2016 5:11:30 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Heck is where people go who don't believe in Gosh.... Read more

  • Sparkpeople Motivator!! Say What?!

    7/27/2016 10:24:30 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So first of all I just have to take the time to say 304 304 304 to everyone who took the time to read my previous blog and leave a comment. It was really a pouring out of my heart and I am so happy that so many of you could be inspired by it. Enough so that you thought I was w... Read more

  • Long day!

    7/27/2016 10:22:36 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today was draining UNTIL the last hour. After watching training DVDs all day one of my job trainers, Katie, challenged consumers to do 20 push ups. The first three she said my rear didn't lower right, so I did more. After seven I was getting balanced and another trainer, Irma, said it was enough an... Read more

  • The Results Are In....

    7/27/2016 9:40:27 PM, by STEPH-KNEE

    For those not in the know, during this round of Biggest Loser, I had an idea for a side bet between my two Minnesota BFF's and I. The two losers would have to buy the winner a Luke Bryan Shirt at the concert in August. Michelle who doesn't really care for Luke could opt out for the big cash pay out ... Read more

  • Just Once

    7/27/2016 7:02:46 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Sugar Harms Your Health

    7/27/2016 3:30:51 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    I'm redoing the Tame Your Sweet Tooth challenge as my Sparkbuddy and I go on this 40 day no added sugar fast. I ain't lying folks... this is HARD! And recently been tempted with a sugary candy bar as a make up bribe. 246 So I decided to look up ways that sugar harms my health. I found ... Read more

  • Day 1175

    7/27/2016 2:34:53 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling a little better than yesterday... Read more

  • Starting Fri. I won't be online much. I will miss you all!

    7/27/2016 2:31:26 PM, by CTUPTON

    I will be looking for a new home near Buffalo. I plan to stay there 7 days. Prayers welcome! chris... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/27/2016 1:09:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am not doing a lot today,as it is still very hot here and i was really active yesterday. my daughter did really well at her soccer game last night and she was the player of the game! woo hoo! she really enjoys playing soccer. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Out of the woods and back on the trail

    7/27/2016 11:54:20 AM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    I cant remember the last time I was at the Gym. Im thinking it was early April but looking back through my blogs I think it was actually Feb 28. WOW!!! I miss the Gym and thats $50 wasted. My lower back is always tight and sore and will move up my back every time Im on my period so once thi... Read more

  • 36 days left. Countdown. To put our condo on the market. And find a new home to go to!

    7/27/2016 11:36:11 AM, by CTUPTON

    SMART GOAL:Get ready for my trip to Buffalo to look at housing. Leaving Friday. Only 2 days left to get ready for that trip. 1. I need to take passwords for my computer ! In prior trips I was stuck sometimes! 2. Pack! My clothes are washed already. 104 3. Be ready to meet the Buffalo rea... Read more

  • A "manufactured home"in a park over 55+ Worth considering.

    7/27/2016 11:21:00 AM, by CTUPTON
    &s=NYS&t=NYS It is way cheaper than the over $200,000 places I have looked at (online). Our big need is enough space for John's motorized wheelchair. I have to find out the width of the hallway. There is a stairway to the... Read more

  • Grilled Shrimp With Roasted Pineapple And Habanero Sauce

    7/27/2016 9:46:58 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you hungry yet? Take a peek! Ingredients~ Large or extra-large shrimp, cleaned & deveined. Allow for approximately 3-4 shrimp per person 1/4 c olive oil or a bit more if there is a large quantity of shrimp 1 clove garlic, minced Roasted Pineapple & Hab... Read more

  • Sweet Shop at Harry Potter World!

    7/27/2016 9:25:39 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    I have a sweet tooth! I would buy the licorice and jelly beans first. However, I resisted and bought nothing! Which candy would you buy first?... Read more

  • Visiting with the cellphone distracted

    7/27/2016 5:42:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have a difficult situation coming up next week. I will be visiting with some lovely people who do not put down their phones when we arrive. I get very uncomfortable talking to people who are clearly distracted by their phones. I have considered texting them during the visit to let them know ho... Read more

  • Some of my favorite summer recipes for summer

    7/26/2016 10:20:27 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    I really like to keep things simple in the summer. Potato Salad 4 potatos 4 hardboiled eggs 1 small onion Miracle Whip 1 tsp mustard Try to make enough for the 2 of us to have 2 meals. It is best fresh. Cucu, tomato, onion salad 1 cucumber... Read more

  • Willing myself to become a morning person

    7/26/2016 10:05:11 PM, by SATURNPOET

    Reality: if i want to work out consistently, the 5am hour is my time, because: 1. I prefer group classes to just about any other kind of exercise 2. Hubby leaves for work around 6:30, I gotta get the munchkins ready and dropped off 3. After work / after school is filled with activities family ... Read more

  • Dear Stomach

    7/26/2016 8:00:38 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Day 1174

    7/26/2016 1:02:04 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Feeling under the weather. Did no cardio and only 3 exercises.... Read more

  • a very warm and sunny day here

    7/26/2016 12:42:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    i find places to keep cool. the interview for today got postponed. the person doing the interviews got called away. i will keep on trying. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Corn Relish

    7/26/2016 9:01:45 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Take your cook'in to the great outdoors and do not forget this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cups fresh or frozen corn 2 cups chopped onions 2 cups chopped tomatoes 2 cups chopped seeded cucumber 1 large green pepper, chopped 1 c sugar 1 c cider vineg... Read more

  • Am I moving forward?

    7/26/2016 8:32:10 AM, by WINACHST

    It is my birthday next week and I reached the phase one of my goal that I set for myself this year, just barely made it but I succeeded. However, this year has been a struggle for me to get with a routine or a plan. I thnik I started and restarted many times. Even though I slipped and fell, we... Read more

  • Gigantic Doughnuts!

    7/26/2016 7:52:32 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    For Sale at Harry Potter World in Los Angeles. Each doughnut is sold in its own big box. I wonder how many calories are in each one???... Read more

  • Monday ST Session

    7/26/2016 6:38:18 AM, by EDLEAR

    Another humid night in the gym. The dehumudifiers were going and the overhead doors were open, but it was still sticky. We warmed up with 15 air squats, 15 classic push-ups and 15 walking lunges. workout: Poloquin step ups 8 per leg on 13" stack Wide ring rows 5 Poloquin step ups 8/leg ... Read more

  • Visiting my Son

    7/26/2016 5:39:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    Family visits Well, I just had a great visit with my son, DIL, and baby Shiloh Rose. The joy of holding my grandchild in my arms, and seeing her smile up at me is a thrill that creates a strong and lasting bond. Playing with the baby makes my heart bigger and better. I feel that baby love! It ... Read more

  • Over 100 Pounds Lost and Maintained for Over 4 Years- Motivating Myself

    7/25/2016 11:06:47 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So recently I'd been feeling really down and feeling in general like a failure. I celebrated 3 years on Spark on the 8th of this month and where was I weight wise- just about where I started in 2013 or at least that's what it felt like. I then saw a friend's before and after pictu... Read more

  • July 25th Addendum

    7/25/2016 11:03:46 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Brother is here but I got all the had-to-do stuff done, so he will get some rest before we go. I will need some too ! I have gained 4 pounds, but plan to work on it later like I said. I took 3 weeks vacation so I think I will have fun ! And I think a road trip is in the future as... Read more

  • Jluy 25th Addendum

    7/25/2016 11:03:45 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Brother is coming in tonight but I got all the had to do stuff done, so he will get some rest before we go. I will need some too !... Read more

  • Re-beginnings

    7/25/2016 8:12:26 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    Today, I have walked nearly 6000 steps already. I went to the dentist, had a filling, and survived. I am a total dental wimp. I spent most of the day pulling important family financial papers together, and nearly completed the task. Then, I went to my doctor for semi-annual check up. I am no... Read more

  • Sugar-Free Ketchup With Lemon Zest And Chili Paste

    7/25/2016 6:07:20 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you grill'in and out of ketchup? Well then, make your own! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 6-oz. can of tomato paste 1/3 c water 2 tbsp. of your preferred sugar substitute (optional) 2 tbsp. onions 2 cloves garlic 1 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. ground allspice... Read more

  • New Mindset, letting go, and Pokemon Go!

    7/25/2016 5:44:33 PM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    Yeah so it's been a while. I've completed all taught lessons of my masters in business administration just last friday and all I can say is, it's a load off my mind. Just have some assignments to hand in and a dissertation to write and then I will be graduating soon! Very excited, can... Read more

  • No Matter

    7/25/2016 4:23:33 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Monday, July 25, 2016 Looking forward to some fun this weekend !

    7/25/2016 2:25:01 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I am getting excited about this weekend. My brother is supposed to get here on Thursday, which will give him a slight rest before we head out. Tonight is TOPS, I have gained again, but am not going to worry about it until next week. dh is taking vacation the week after we get back ... Read more

  • Day 1172/3

    7/25/2016 1:06:32 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Days. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Countdown 38 Days left. Photos of my tasks.

    7/25/2016 11:45:24 AM, by CTUPTON

    Help me set reasonable time limits of each task. My lack of energy is a big factor. I think most people would be able to clean each area fairly quickly. Not me. Paper work is my nemesis ! And this is what is left after a couple of years of decluttering. 24 234 photos to fo... Read more

  • another warm day here

    7/25/2016 11:44:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    overnight, there was a thunderstorm here, complete with some actual rain. it is calling for it to be another warm day here today. i was going through my online course work to see what i have to do to be right up to date, and in one of them, there is much more than i figured to still do. i will do w... Read more

  • Remember my knee problem?-not able to bend better!

    7/25/2016 10:01:50 AM, by CTUPTON

    It has taken over a year of daily work , but the knee bends just past 90 degrees now! 104 The best exercise is pushing the foot forward --pushing the foot on a stationary object like a wall---to tire the muscle--then bending the knee. Repeat maybe 2-3 times. A chiropractor taught me that. ... Read more

  • What to do with bad news on a good day

    7/25/2016 9:43:54 AM, by HEALTHYME98

    I had a great week last week. Thank the Lord for good mobility while I helped with the music for vacation Bible school. I was rejoicing (& I still am.) I had my 6 month visit with my neurologist on Friday. We reviewed my MRI from Dec. I knew I had a new lesion but didn't realize it would mean changi... Read more

  • Babies

    7/25/2016 5:54:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    It is such a pleasure to see a young family grow and change to gather as they care for a young child. IN 4 short months, we have become closer and kinder. It's all because of Shiloh Rose!... Read more

  • 39 days countdown. SMART GOAL: attack my own desk top. Oh no!

    7/24/2016 9:08:01 PM, by CTUPTON

    I did make progress! It is not done yet. The shelves above the desk collect tons of stuff. I found a whole roll 40 of stamps that I had misplaced! 198 I found the keys 528 to the bank safety deposit box so I can close it out before the move. 30 273 527 I still don't have... Read more

  • Fast Forward

    7/24/2016 7:38:07 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • a new week

    7/24/2016 1:58:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is still hot and humid here today. my daughter and i are keeping cool and well hydrated. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! with the weather being so hot outside, i have been doing my workouts indoors. i have been pacing myself,too. i have a job interview for a part time position on tuesday mornin... Read more

  • 20,000 steps today

    7/24/2016 12:09:08 PM, by IGOTTHISYOUBET

    .... this is my goal today. I am currently 25 percent there. Happy Sunday... Read more

  • I had a weight gain this week

    7/24/2016 9:03:47 AM, by KLMEIRING

    I knew that it was bound to happen eventually and I can't say that I am surprised that this was the week that it happened. Parties all last weekend and then my mom came to visit me at the end of the week before my weigh in. I am not discouraged. I know what I need to do this week in order to see ... Read more

  • Chard Salad

    7/24/2016 8:57:35 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I will meet you in the garden! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 lb. chard stems 1 qt. water 1 clove garlic 1 tsp. salt 1/3 c. oil 1/2 c. lemon juice 1 tsp. dried crushed mint Directions~ Cut chard stems into 1-inch pieces and boil them in water ... Read more

  • 10% Plan - Week One

    7/24/2016 8:56:10 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    My neighborhood had an impromptu party weekend. Uh OH....I had vacation at the beginning of the week. I was afraid that I wasn't going to make it through the last night without going over on my allotted amount of beer. BUT, I was successful. Someone asked, "Where's your beer?" I replied that i... Read more

  • 30 Ways to Lose It! - Pounds that is! #12

    7/24/2016 8:35:38 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Ok, #12 Avoid foods that contain preservatives and artificial sweeteners. Let me address artificial sweeteners first. These are just plain horrible. Every nutritionist that we have met in 3 different states for my daughter (NC, KY, and PA) told us they would rather Savannah have raw suga... Read more

  • Status quo

    7/24/2016 8:24:25 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    No gain, no loss. Getting exercise in but just holding steady. I need to jump start this program some way.... Read more

  • The ride to Jersey

    7/24/2016 6:46:56 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I took the train th New Jersey, and will spend some time visiting with my son, daughter in law, and grand daughter Shiloh Rose. The 7 hour train ride is certainly worth it!... Read more

  • ABC Song

    7/23/2016 7:35:22 PM, by SPEDED2

    An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind. ~ Mahatma Gandhi Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Rest day

    7/23/2016 5:08:47 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    I sure could use some much needed rest, considering the National Weather Service has issued a excessive heat advisory ALL weekend. No Leslie today, I changed up my workout by riding an aerobic rower bike 45 minutes in my air-conditioned apartment! I can feel it in my joints, core, rear, thighs , h... Read more

  • Would you like to climb this?

    7/23/2016 3:59:37 PM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    My 3 year old grandson loves to climb this at the local mall in California. They need to build one for adults who like to climb too!😀... Read more

  • Day 1171

    7/23/2016 2:23:14 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 7 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • "I Don't Work Out Because I Hate My Body. I Work Out Because I Love My Body"

    7/23/2016 11:15:33 AM, by IGOTTHISYOUBET

    Saw this quote and it really hit me. I really love to work out. Happy Weekend Friends!... Read more

  • History will NOT repeat itself.

    7/23/2016 11:08:40 AM, by PHISH007

    In three days my whole life will be changing. After living in Georgia for over 32 years I am moving. I am so excited for the wonderful possibilities that wait for me and Wayne. My biggest motivation for losing this weight is I will be only 30 minutes away from Dauphin Island. Wayne and I are making... Read more

  • Oatmeal Muffins

    7/23/2016 8:39:18 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Have you had your oat;s today? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 c of quick cooking oatmeal 3/4 c of milk (whole, 1 or 2% or skim) 1/2 c of vegetable oil 1/3 c packed brown sugar 1 egg 1 c of flour 3 tsps baking powder Dash of salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1... Read more

  • Friday ST Session

    7/23/2016 6:56:13 AM, by EDLEAR

    It was hot and terribly humid at the gym last night. We had a decent workout, though the core exercise left me feeling nauseous. Seems core work in the heat does that to me. No other muscle group, just that one. Anyway, warmed up with ladder drills - scissor drill, icky shuffle and snake. ... Read more

  • Daisies

    7/23/2016 5:29:21 AM, by JSTETSER

    Flowers for me and for you, my friend Its so good to be with you again! Spending the day both walking and talking. Well discuss the day, family and health- The dozens of daisies display the wealth Of love and joy we share today, Showing the love of Christ in a wonderful way ... Read more

  • Which candidate do you side with?

    7/22/2016 7:51:00 PM, by CTUPTON

    I enjoyed doing this questionnaire online. Many questions have hidden choices. You might overlook these. They give many more options than the questions first appearing. I did this before but I am trying it again since the elections are so close. chris ... Read more

  • Random Memories

    7/22/2016 7:14:41 PM, by SPEDED2

    Once again...another insane attack! Please, Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • What I've learned today! The expensive way isn't the best way!

    7/22/2016 6:35:05 PM, by FLORIDAGHOST

    My doctor, the one I'm not happy with, sent me to a blood doctor at a cancer center. I went and spent a $50.00 copay, that I really didn't have, but needed to get his opinion. Before he did anything, he went over the records she had sent to him. He looked at all of it, highlighted a bunch of it a... Read more

  • Bicycle Built for One!

    7/22/2016 4:33:57 PM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    Isn't this a cool bike at the Mall in LA?... Read more

  • Day 1170

    7/22/2016 1:08:05 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • 41 days countdown, Today's smart goal: buy something pretty!

    7/22/2016 12:08:18 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is NOT the candle I bought but it looks a little like it. It is LED and goes on automatically for 4 hours. 244 I will set it for the evenings. Hopefully, people looking to buy the condo will be here then. A fun goal for today! 104... Read more

  • it's friday

    7/22/2016 10:51:08 AM, by MOMMY445

    another hot,hazy and humid day here today. i'm getting caught up with my online courses and working on some extra math practice,too. i did a math test last week and i did not do as well as i know i can do. so i am putting in some extra practice over the weekend. my daughter is also practicing her ma... Read more

  • Next Small Step for Me

    7/22/2016 10:46:59 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about all the small changes that I have made and how I feel that all the changes I have left are the big ones. I know that I have to take these big brick wall changes and break them into bricks before completely tearing down the wall. I have been wrestling with three... Read more

  • 7/16/16

    7/22/2016 9:13:06 AM, by 266266

    DP died today, one week after choosing hospice. Ian was with him & closed his eyes. 3 mos after dx...... My girls will be strong & send him off well!!! I was strong & have no regrets.... Read more

  • Totally blew it Yesterday!

    7/22/2016 8:53:36 AM, by WINACHST

    I gave in to a craving and my granddaughter and I emptied a carton of Oreo thins while at the laundry mat. We both sat there reading a magazine, reached in, chomp, chomp, reached in for another. Repeat, repeat, repeat. Til i reached in and there was nothing left. I am such a bad example. Next ... Read more

  • Tangy Thai-style Melon And Chicken Salad

    7/22/2016 8:40:37 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Have a healthy lunch on me! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 12 ounces cooked, shredded chicken 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper 1/4 c lime juice 3 Tbsps fish sauce 2 tsp sugar 1 clove garlic, grated or minced 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper (... Read more

  • The Fibro Manual copyright 2016

    7/22/2016 6:56:36 AM, by CTUPTON

    The Fibro Manual by Gineva Liptan, M.D. I found this book to be very up to date and very organized -easy to find info I needed chris 220... Read more

  • Marvelous Marilyn

    7/22/2016 5:26:49 AM, by JSTETSER

    JFES has a great gardener. She raises much more than flowers and veggies, she empowers students to care for the plants. She plants in the hearts of all a love for dirt and teaches by example how to gently care for potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, peas, peppers, broccoli, bok choy, squash, garlic and o... Read more

  • What Is the Difference Between a Rest Day and an Active Recovery Day?

    7/21/2016 6:53:48 PM, by COACHSANDRALEE

    How much rest the human body requires varies from person to person and hinges on numerous factors such as sleep, age, and fitness level. You should place more emphasis on sleep during rest days, says Thieme. Its such an important part of the recovery process because it helps muscles repair, reco... Read more