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  • Saturday September 24 and Sunday September 25

    9/25/2016 4:05:58 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Saturday was a great day. I got to do speed walking and jogging intervals, and I saw people of all shapes and sizes -- some at my starting weight, some have my shape and others at my goal weight. I heard two gentlemen behind me, they resembled each other they could be brothers, different accents -... Read more

  • To do lists before the "Big Move"

    9/25/2016 4:02:15 PM, by CTUPTON

    40 Sunday -done my wash-well, almost done 211 -continue keeping up with the dishes.... ongoing challenge -keep John out of trouble--he is "antsy" and riding his big wheelchair all over the house-tends to damage stuff--and asks for coffee, diet soda, etc. etc. Probably he is antsy because o... Read more

  • Admit It

    9/25/2016 2:51:17 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Day 1235

    9/25/2016 12:29:07 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Day 1235

    9/25/2016 12:29:02 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Hungry

    9/25/2016 11:14:44 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So had to go in to work today for a meeting and I've been starving all morning so I am in the McDonald's drive thru (which I NEVER do) I ordered a grilled chicken Sandwhich and a medium shake. I had a large banana for breakfast (being fruit figured it'd fill me till later) but yet am hungry. I know ... Read more

  • Shamus Hanging By Mamma

    9/25/2016 10:09:05 AM, by IGOTTHISYOUBET

    Got a slight cold. Not used to resting so much. Two whole days to be exact! Feeling slightly better. DH and I decided after I drink my tea that we take our 2 pups to the park so we can all get some fresh air! Cannot wait to start moving again. It make sense to ease into it. Meantime, here ... Read more

  • New shoes

    9/25/2016 9:26:29 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Finally went and bought new shoes yesterday with inserts. World of difference even walking in the store. Of course no one to help me but I had read the runners magazine so tried the top three choices. Went up half size as it was recommended and my feet are in heaven. Much less heel pain when I ... Read more

  • Gabbi Update

    9/25/2016 5:32:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    Gabby was born a strong, healthy little girl on 9/15/16. Three days later, she developed a high fever, and was in back in the hospital. On Friday, 9/23, the fever is gone, but our little grandbaby is being tested and checked out for possibly having a spinal meningitis. Gabby’s parents Mat a... Read more

  • Lots of coffee and tea!

    9/25/2016 2:19:02 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    What would you buy at the market? I bought some weasel coffee and chrysanthemum tea!... Read more

  • 24 Sep 2016 On board and flying !

    9/25/2016 1:26:01 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    It has been a short day again. I have made a couple of decisions and put them in motion. My #1 and #2 "priorities" are ranking a lot lower in my actions. This needs to end. Haven't gotten my "books" done yet, will finish up tonight I hope. I am "flying" now and want to get some soli... Read more

  • A Woman's Place

    9/24/2016 7:41:50 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Day 1234

    9/24/2016 3:21:27 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Good?

    9/24/2016 11:47:49 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So everytime I go to dollar general I end up crap food .. cookies, ice-cream so this time I made a point to NOT buy anything. I did however buy special K brownie bars. 80 calories for one bar and it will satisfy my chocolate craving.... Read more


    9/24/2016 9:45:13 AM, by TECAVINESS

    I have finally made it back to Spark.I have had a long hard journey since we last blogged. I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphocytic Leukemia. I have gone through six strong rounds of chemo. I am in what they call the first stages of remission. I have missed all of my Spark Friends but plan to be ... Read more

  • September progress

    9/24/2016 9:01:34 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Raising grandchildren who are very active, running a business, marriage and two dogs and a cat, etc. Everything adds up to a lot of work and I have the mind set that everything else comes before taking care of myself. So ... Sept 1 I decided if I had even a minute I was gong to be active. So whe... Read more

  • Family Teamwork! photos addded

    9/24/2016 6:13:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    I don’t know about your family, but sometimes, maybe most of the time, all six brothers and sisters do not agree on the care that my mother should receive. This past week, I was happily surprised at how well we worked together. My Mom fell of Wednesday. My brother John took charge since he w... Read more

  • Ice-cream is a bad habit

    9/24/2016 3:08:06 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So everytime I get paid I buy ice-cream. It's not that I want it, it's just I buy the same things everytime. I don't even have a craving for it, just buy it then end up eating the entire gallon in one or two sittings. So I'm just not going to buy it anymore. I don't need it.... Read more

  • Good week reconnecting

    9/24/2016 12:26:24 AM, by SBECKER526

    I enjoyed lunch and time with my cousins on 9/16. I had not been in their company for 10 years. Today I connected with 2 friends. We have not seen each other for 50 years. We plan to get together in a month. I connected with another friend on Facebook. This is important to me!... Read more

  • Have you tried weasel coffee?

    9/23/2016 9:29:05 PM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    It's a specialty in Vietnam. They feed the weasel coffee beans. Then they sell them at a high price when they come out the other end of the weasel. They are quite oily!... Read more

  • Friday

    9/23/2016 8:52:40 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Food shopping

    9/23/2016 5:59:50 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So went food shopping and got tons of fruit- grapes, bananas, apples. NO beefaroni, tuna mix. Also got some string cheese. I did buy my usual pop and ice-cream. And my two mini chocolate pies. I will quit that eventually.... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/23/2016 1:05:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another day with not too much planned. tomorrow, i am going to a mini high school reunion. i have not seen or been in touch with my old high school much. i plan to change that as of today. i have to admit i miss seeing and hearing from classmates that went to the high school when i did. i am also in... Read more

  • Halloween "Christmas" tree at my skin surgeon's yesterday

    9/23/2016 12:56:53 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is NOT the exact tree-just one I found online. Not a fun event for me, but it was made a little more pleasant by their decorations. chris... Read more

  • Day 1233

    9/23/2016 11:46:22 AM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Fall 5% Body Challenge (LTGL WATER CHALLENGE!)

    9/23/2016 10:46:21 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Today, I just labeled 24 bottles of water to get me through the next three days of the challenge that starts TOMORROW! I wrote MOM on them. I better not see a MOM water bottle in the hands of anyone but me!!!! HA!... Read more

  • Bear gets into a Connecticut home! I was lucky ! Our bear went into the woods last week!

    9/23/2016 8:35:01 AM, by CTUPTON

    BRANFORD, CT — It's 3 a.m. and Matthew Gailey, 86, and his wife can hear someone in their house. No, it's not a burglar, well not in the classical sense, much to their surprise it's a 200 pound bear loudly making their way into their house. In a WTNH News 8 story/video Gailey explains... Read more


    9/23/2016 7:40:46 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    When is a door not a door? When it is ajar. How do bulls drive cars? They steer them. What is the lighthouse keeper's favorite instrument? The foghorn. What is the hardest thing about learn... Read more

  • Friday and the weekend approches

    9/23/2016 7:39:29 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    took a long look at my food and have to revamp my choices. I eat well but portion sizes may be off going to try something new next week. Planning all meals, lets see if scale moves.... Read more

  • Family Update

    9/23/2016 5:32:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Thank you so much for your prayers and concern. My mother had a very interesting report. The scan of her brain showed that the Glioma (small tumor) in her brain is gone. No explanation why. Also, my mother is blind in her right eye. After the bump on her head, her eyesight has returned a bit. ... Read more

  • It is getting closer !

    9/23/2016 2:45:47 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Lost my post, had to start over 24 Quiet day today, slept but not rested. I am going to work on my daily stuff list, with the 5% Challenge in mind. I hope to have it done this time tomorrow. So far: I am going to make my daily goal 10 min per day. My probable plan: M-F (S&S r... Read more

  • Huh?

    9/22/2016 11:41:13 PM, by WINACHST

    All of a sudden and I do not know why, but I am craving (and drinking) soda pop. What gives? I am not a pop drinker and have not had pop for years and all of a sudden I have developed a craving for the stuff. Maybe it is because this past week I had been working out in the yard and we hav... Read more

  • Good-bye Summer

    9/22/2016 7:08:17 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Yesterday

    9/22/2016 5:10:58 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So yesterday I ordered a sub for dinner along with a one liter of Pepsi didn't finish the pop. My brothers birthday was yesterday so I had a slice of cake. My grandma makes the most delicious cakes in the world =) then my mom gave me a pepperidge farm cake it was chocolate and vanilla 3 layer I ate ... Read more

  • Day 1232

    9/22/2016 2:06:33 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    9/22/2016 11:50:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    enjoying some much needed solo time. my daughter is at school and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it's the first day of fall. a day of fresh starts and new challenges. fall is one of my favourite times of the year. the weather is finally not as hot and yet it is not too cool,either. a tim... Read more

  • Fall is here

    9/22/2016 8:37:40 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    I exercise and am faithful to my plan but it isn't always the easiest when it is so hot. Just last week it was 102 degrees! Fall is here and the temps have dropped, high of 80 today. Love the weather it makes it easier to exercise and to add in ten minutes here and there as you can go outside an... Read more

  • When it rains, it pours!

    9/22/2016 6:56:57 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    I couldn't walk across the street to school this morning due to flooding in Vietnam! What would you do?... Read more

  • Please say a prayer

    9/22/2016 5:22:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Spark Friends, Please pray for the youngest (6 days old) and the oldest (94 years old) members of my family. Baby Gabby is in the hospital with a fever. My mom fell yesterday, and has some bleeding in the brain. Thank you. ... Read more

  • 21 Sep 2016 Daily Accountability

    9/21/2016 11:51:08 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Have done a few things, but not caught up again. Laundry sorted, but not washed . I have noticed a pattern over the last few weeks, not that it didn't register, just not letting it soak in, I guess. Every weekend, after "my regularly scheduled events" (payday, shopping, church, 1 day... Read more

  • International Day of Peace

    9/21/2016 7:23:55 PM, by SPEDED2

    Now, more than ever, give peace a chance. Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Whirlwind

    9/21/2016 7:21:03 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    I can't believe I last posted early August, and that it is nearly the end of September. In the meantime: We had our 36th wedding anniversary. I became a grandma to a sweet little baby boy Liam James and took a trip to PA, WV, VA, NC, and SC and my back survived without any kind of major... Read more

  • it's a wonderful day

    9/21/2016 2:21:40 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from a good friend of mine this morning. it definitely brightened up my day. my daughter says hi to all! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! a more mellow kind of day for me today. i do not have much planned and it feels so good. i try and have at least one day a week like this. it keeps me ba... Read more

  • Day 1231

    9/21/2016 1:21:34 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Day 14- I won't give up!

    9/21/2016 11:01:29 AM, by KENDRAB9

    So on Sunday and Monday I had some really rough days, I have to say! I just felt so hungry and discouraged that I couldn't stick to my calorie limit! So I increased my goal to maintaining instead of losing to see how much I could eat without GAINING and I ate within that. Don't want to give up thoug... Read more

  • Foot pain is better

    9/21/2016 10:39:01 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    So I did take a day off yesterday as I couldn't stand the pain in my foot, It is much better today.... Read more

  • You are not falling behind... Huff Post article

    9/21/2016 7:18:41 AM, by CTUPTON
    90758.html? 40 I needed that! chris... Read more


    9/21/2016 5:21:47 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    We can complain because rose bushes have thorns or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.... Read more


    9/21/2016 5:21:45 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    We can complain because rose bushes have thorns or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.... Read more

  • The Struggle to Summit Mt. Washington

    9/21/2016 5:19:30 AM, by JSTETSER

    Of all the 4K foot peaks that I have climbed, Mt washngton is the most memorable. It is a daunting peak, and too me 5 tries before I actually summated. The failures taught me so much more than the actual trips to the summit. Let me explain why: 1. I learned to let go of an important dreams and... Read more

  • Do You Ever?

    9/20/2016 9:01:46 PM, by SPEDED2

    Oh, my! Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Got my home equity loan. Now I can pay the mover--before actually selling the condo.

    9/20/2016 3:29:38 PM, by CTUPTON

    this was a link in the chain of progress toward moving. I went round and round trying to figure out how to get this move DONE! I asked many people for advice. I got bits and pieces but nothing seemed right. Then , finally, three different people gave me help that made sense. -brothe... Read more

  • Day 1230

    9/20/2016 1:39:16 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Do you like to grill?

    9/20/2016 9:26:39 AM, by TWEETIEBIRDIE

    You can choose your meat and veggies to grill at your table at this Vietnamese Restaurant! Choose your own sauces too!... Read more

  • If the power went out more often.. I'd probably be skinny..

    9/20/2016 7:40:52 AM, by PAZUZURISES

    So we had our power shut off yesterday to install a generator.. you know.. in case of surprise Zombie Apocalypse and stuff... they cut the power for 5 hours.. which for me is almost like the Zombie Apocalypse.. So wothout ANYTHING to do.. i just paced around the house for most of the time reading...... Read more

  • One Small change =Big Results

    9/20/2016 5:21:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Before every meal, I drink a tall glass of water. I also have a glass of green tea first thing in the morning. When I drive down the road, I have more water. My weight and my glucose numbers (I have Type II Diabetes) are lower. I feel great, and it's because of more water in my diet. ... Read more

  • afraid to rest

    9/20/2016 4:54:38 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    I have been exercising daily and Im afraid to take a day off for fear of ruining it.... Read more

  • Slipping

    9/20/2016 3:13:00 AM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    What is it with the reset button to disaster that I like to come back to again and again? I've been on a loss trajectory for quite a while holiday and only 1 cheat day and it's a struggle to get back into the rhythm. A whole week has passed since with half hearted exercise efforts and ... Read more

  • 19 Sep 2016 Daily Accountability

    9/20/2016 12:25:35 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I am tired tonight, TOPS and weight recorder wear me out. Not sure if I should be doing this. Hope to get to bed early so I can get things done tomorrow. Current goals: 48 Visit Spark Coach daily... 48 Read one SP motivational article daily ... 48 Post one thing I am grate... Read more

  • 5 things I like about fall

    9/19/2016 11:06:56 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    Come, Little Leaves George Cooper "Come, little leaves," said the wind one day, "Come o'er the meadows with me and play; Put on your dresses of red and gold, For summer is gone and the days grow cold." Soon as the leaves heard the wind's loud call, Down they came fluttering, one and... Read more

  • Challenges update

    9/19/2016 8:55:21 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    My cousin Brandon's challenge: drink a glass of water before each meal and gradually reduce/eliminate soda. I'm overflowing with water and cleanse my system. I am noticing the more water I drink, the clearer my skin is, better hydrated. When invited out, I limit myself to one refill. When I'm at wor... Read more

  • Life

    9/19/2016 8:17:52 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Gym - TIME 2:04

    9/19/2016 2:53:55 PM, by IGOTTHISYOUBET

    Had a nice time at the gym. Spent the longest amount of time on the treadmill today. A little tired but feel quite accomplished. HAPPY SPARKING!!!... Read more

  • That reason to smile

    9/19/2016 1:49:35 PM, by JAHAR929

    why I've been absent from blogs---- 212 26 I'll post more soon(ish). Rounding out dissertation and then defending---then will come the updates on SP! Stay Tuned. Much to update! Peace and love. Jackie... Read more

  • That nasty little feeling of disappointment

    9/19/2016 1:25:34 PM, by JAHAR929

    Regret. Probably one of the more damaging feelings one can experience in a lifetime. It's cold and bitter and it can haunt you for years (if you let it). It can eat at you and raise questions that you never thought you could possibly think of, but you do. It can make you assume responsibility ... Read more

  • Day 1229

    9/19/2016 1:07:15 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling better.... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    9/19/2016 11:04:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    one errand completed. a few more to go and then i can relax. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • reality

    9/19/2016 10:27:50 AM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    I started to type up a blog and it was half way done until I realized that it was just another blog where I rant on and on about everything I have to do and why I cant get it done. About how I want to plan things out and be organized. So in this blog Im going to tell you that I am going to t... Read more

  • Here we go again

    9/19/2016 8:42:48 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    New week, new challenges. Feeling good about progress last week, still haven't weighed.... Read more

  • Cauliflower pizza bites--low carb

    9/19/2016 8:32:08 AM, by CTUPTON

    Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower 2 large eggs 1 c. shredded mozzarella 1/4 c. shredded Parmesan 3 tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil 1 tbsp. garlic powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. marinara 1/4 c. mini pepperoni Directions 1Preheat oven t... Read more

  • The Gift

    9/19/2016 5:32:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    About 20 years ago, Shelley gave me this vest. Johnny, her son, was in my day care, and I was studying to become a teacher. She found the vest in a thrift store, and gave it to me. I have worn this vest in every classroom that I have taught in. Today I wore it on Peace Sunday as I teach Lesso... Read more

  • Grocery shopping.

    9/19/2016 3:37:54 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    I go food shopping Thursday when I get paid. I've decided to revamp my eating. Getting rid of everything heavy on carbs like the canned beefaroni, beef stew, tuna mix, buying cases of pop . To getting lots of fruit ( I totally stopped buying fruit) veggies, wheat spaghetti, yogurt, healthy snacks. I... Read more

  • Binge eating/mindlessly eating

    9/19/2016 3:34:55 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Since Friday after work I have just been binge eating mindlessly. While I have at times been hungry, I have been eating double the portions, consuming 1,000 calories in snacks usually (12-2 am ) usually tacos, or a taco shell with yogurt, lettuce, cheese,bbq sauce (sounds yucky but it's my go to s... Read more

  • 18 Sep 2016 Semi-daily accountability

    9/19/2016 1:43:33 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Interesting weekend. Payday always is. ;-) This is one of (usually) two paychecks that are "extra". Of course, there some bills to pay to make sure they get paid on time and the usual suspects of groceries, gas, and meds. But the rest, we split for our own. The first of the year's (... Read more

  • Pre- Fall 5% Challenge Boot Camp (Menu Planning)

    9/18/2016 10:21:36 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Week 1 Supper: M - One Pan Autumn Chicken Dinner
    ner/ T- Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder
    cchini-chowder/ W - Crockpot Low Carb Zucchini Lasag... Read more

  • Today, we saw a bear at our condo complex -Bloomfield,CT

    9/18/2016 8:43:56 PM, by CTUPTON

    Not this bear, but one just like it! chris... Read more

  • My Saturday

    9/18/2016 6:03:29 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Pre- Fall 5% Challenge Boot Camp (Daily Checklist)

    9/18/2016 5:18:09 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Action Item - Today Wake up 4 AM Bible/Coffee Water/Dress for workout Banana or Almond Butter Toast Get Water ready Zumba - 1 hour Quick Army shower Flylady Checklist Get kids started on Homeschool Drink my water Reminder Walk on Treadmill Eat my Freggies! Spark Trac... Read more

  • Bridget Jones Baby-- if you need a laugh, go see it!

    9/18/2016 4:24:17 PM, by CTUPTON

    It is not a movie I would have picked, but it was a ton of laughs. chris... Read more

  • Bridget Jones Baby-- if you need a laugh, go see it!

    9/18/2016 4:24:10 PM, by CTUPTON

    It is not a movie I would have picked, but it was a ton of laughs. chris... Read more

  • Day 1228

    9/18/2016 3:19:35 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Much needed. Still feeling blah from the flew shot.... Read more

  • a new week

    9/18/2016 2:00:33 PM, by MOMMY445

    i have a somewhat busy week coming up this week. i am also helping my daughter to fund raise for her school. that is not due back to the school for a while yet. i have an appointment tomorrow that i have to keep. i am on the go pretty much every day this week. i will be attending a mini high school ... Read more

  • So glad it is Sunday

    9/18/2016 9:16:25 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Im happy its Sunday a day I usually do a lighter exercise Im afraid to weigh in tomorrow as I have been so good with food and exercise and if the scale doesn't move it is going to be tough... Read more

  • Pre- Fall 5% Challenge Boot Camp (Journaling)

    9/18/2016 8:58:42 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    I was at Ollie's last night and got this gem for only 2$: I've thumbed through it and I do believe I shall have a lot of fun this next 8 weeks! Here are some of the pages: I'm really excited about using this!... Read more

  • I don't want to take a chance.

    9/18/2016 7:39:36 AM, by WINACHST

    I recently saw an article that the obesity epidemic has increased to 35% in four states.
    ty/ The trend keeps getting worse. The article states that 4 states have shown a decrease. My state is one showing the decrease, but I seriously think that is becau... Read more

  • Learning Lessons from Jack (O'Lantern)

    9/18/2016 6:01:56 AM, by JSTETSER

    Just about everyone in the USA has cut up a pumpkin to create a Jack O'lantern. I suppose that it is a cultural thing for us. Here is the lesson that I want my friends at Smith Memorial Church to remember about the Jack O'lantern. 1. We all come from the same pumpkin patch. God picks us, and c... Read more

  • Blair Witch....

    9/17/2016 10:44:40 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    So.. I remember seeing the first one when it came out... and the mini mockumentaries on tv... and then that crappy sequel years ago... but i was kind of looking forward to seeing this... so me and a friend drive an hour away to Alamo Drafthouse.. making sure it was a relatively early showing.. and w... Read more

  • Pinata

    9/17/2016 8:56:55 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Schnoodle Love

    9/17/2016 1:27:14 PM, by IGOTTHISYOUBET

    Schnauzer + Poodle = Schnoodle Our other dog, Charlie, 4 1/2 years old is a Schoodle. He goes on LOTS and I mean LOTS of walks with me. The one pic where he is jumping. I snapped that pic. I was coming home from work and Charlie was excited to see me LOL. Happy Sparking everyone! ... Read more

  • Day 1227

    9/17/2016 1:12:59 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Gym Day. Flu shot finally catching up with me. Feeling a little under the weather.... Read more

  • Evening walk with a beautiful moon

    9/17/2016 10:11:26 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Fight with husband last night and instead of eating I went for a walk. Added 3000 steps and saw the most beautiful moon. Very proud of myself for skipping the emotional eating. Feels great. Also feeling proud of the number of minutes I exercised this week. Its great to have a good week instead ... Read more

  • I Feel Good!

    9/17/2016 9:43:46 AM, by GOLDTAG1

    Got up and went to the Y at 7AM, like I used to. 314 & 34 . I feel like I accomplished something good for myself. I am going to have a Good Day today. Some gardening to do this morning and I don't know what my DH has planned for later. It's usually fun!... Read more

  • Pre- Fall 5% Challenge Boot Camp (Mental Preparedness)

    9/17/2016 9:06:14 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    I'm going to DAZZLE you! I'm All In! I'm going to fight for ME this Challenge. The summer challenge was great but I was depressed the whole summer. I lost my dad. I lost my dog (aka running partner). My daughter left me for the whole summer to work at a Christian Summer ... Read more

  • Oreo cookies as addictive as cocaine ! A SP friend mentioned this study.

    9/17/2016 8:07:48 AM, by CTUPTON
    cocaine_n_4108999.html thanks, Cathy for this . I can't remember seeing the actual study done! chris... Read more

  • I really did not know about Jabba the Hut except the appearance so....

    9/17/2016 7:56:13 AM, by CTUPTON

    "Jabba's role in Star Wars is primarily antagonistic; he is introduced as the most powerful crime boss in Tatooine, who has a bounty on Han Solo's head. He employs a retinue of criminals, bounty hunters, smugglers, assassins and bodyguards to operate his criminal empire. He keeps a host of entertain... Read more

  • Before School Program learns about manners!

    9/17/2016 6:32:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    There's no babysitting here! This is more than free play! Kids have the opportunity to learn and to grow in the areas that they choos. Kids create welcoming doors for teachers and murals with messages that set the tone for the whole school. At circle time, kids talk about both how to gro... Read more