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  • 9 reasons to workout at home

    3/6/2015 4:08:42 PM, by COACHSANDRAAULT

    If you work out at home, the thought of germ-infested elliptical machines and icy winter roads to the gym make your living room workout bliss that much better. Here are nine reasons why your home gym is where it’s at this season. 1. You Never Have to Face the Cold All warm and cozy in your house... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 3/6

    3/6/2015 2:31:06 PM, by PDSLIM

    Have a great day.... Read more

  • Progress

    3/6/2015 2:30:22 PM, by LITTLEIM

    Been snacking a bit on chocolate and cake this week, but only a bit and I've got PMS so sue me. Still managing to stay in my calorie range most days thanks to taking turns to do lunch with my colleague who is also trying to eat healthily. We usually have salad and something like salmon or humus. No ... Read more

  • Day 664

    3/6/2015 2:16:11 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • RESTART DAY 24

    3/6/2015 1:59:11 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    MAKING PROGRESS!!... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 03/06/2015

    3/6/2015 12:54:01 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    1 John 1:8-9 New International Version If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. King James Version If we say that we have no sin, we dec... Read more

  • Friday Finally

    3/6/2015 12:30:07 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    So my spouse is out of town this week and next for that matter. I'm on my own with juggling children and their activities. I really reached my threshold last night when for the 3rd night this week I got home late and didn't eat dinner until after 7. I had at 180 calories in reeses miniatures and ... Read more

  • Blog #16 All or nothing

    3/6/2015 12:26:18 PM, by KJBDOIT

    Helpful or hinderance. My study this week is on goals and risks. Keys; Commitment to the tasks at hand, diligence equaling hard work, perseverance through set backs, motivation to meet goals and why, forethought and planning to my homework assignment before I start my day, Most important to me is m... Read more

  • A week of the WLC and crossfit

    3/6/2015 11:59:32 AM, by MCCRAEE1

    3 regular crossfit workouts this week and the DBWod on Thursday. I really like those workouts as the sun is coming up. THe lake is nice. The ducks are sweet. I will be kind of bummed when we change times next week and the sun isn't coming up during that one hour On the WLC front, I seem to b... Read more

  • Believing in Miracles

    3/6/2015 11:44:38 AM, by JUDYDGENTRY

    When life seems hopeless, down and nothing seems to be working out for you, Believe in Miracles. That is how my week begun, sad news, scrambling to get all my calories in each day (which seemed small in comparison to other things happening), stressing about things that I had no power over. I had t... Read more

  • Italian Stuffed Steak+Bonus

    3/6/2015 10:25:36 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Steak for dinner but not just any 'ol steak! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 8 Sandwich Steaks* 1 (28 oz. can) Tomato Sauce** 1 carton (16 oz.) Ricotta Cheese 1 egg 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan Cheese 1 tsp dry parsley flakes 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt ... Read more

  • New Clothes, little money!

    3/6/2015 9:46:08 AM, by ACLANCY1

    I have become fascinated with consignment clothing stores. I have a lovely shop about a mile and half from my house. On my journey to loose weight, I found that I needed new clothes but in a couple cases, the clothes were too big by the time I got around to wearing them. That is a good thing (the... Read more

  • What does your appetite monster look like?

    3/6/2015 9:41:38 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • A very cute but deadly appetite monster

    3/6/2015 9:38:46 AM, by CTUPTON

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    dwayne-eating-monster.html... Read more

  • Tame the appetite monster!

    3/6/2015 9:37:52 AM, by CTUPTON

    By planning ahead and following a few simple tips, you are setting yourself up for success. Healthy Lifestyle Tip: 10 Ways to Outwit Your Appetite Follow these ingenious tips to keep your appetite under wraps: 1.Feed it protein for breakfast. You'll be less hungry later ... Read more

  • Getting through a tough month

    3/6/2015 8:23:10 AM, by STODD251

    So not only is this a long month because Brett is working almost nonstop, I don't even get to talk to him much because we are working the exact opposite schedule. Already in the first week, it has been very frustrating. Add to that a car accident Sunday night (no injuries, just a hassle to fill out ... Read more

  • it's friday

    3/6/2015 8:13:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview this morning, for a full time job. i know i will do well on the interview. i will be tested on my typing speed,too. i have a very good typing speed, so i know that part will not be too challenging for me. i still practiced my typing last night and i am practicing it a bit this... Read more

  • "the Bully"

    3/6/2015 5:36:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday during outside morning recess, "the bully" went into action, sitting on the legs, then back and then neck of a much smaller child. I was not very happy at all. In fact, all that I had learned about using encouraging words was forgotten at that moment. What did I say? I told my littl... Read more

  • Make it Your STRENGTH

    3/6/2015 5:05:44 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Yes, I know what it's like to want to eat because everything is icky in life. I did it just the other day and had a pity party and then I remembered WHY I'm doing this journey. I found out the hubby's colon cancer is back. Surgery the 17th. I have a huge cyst in my shoulder joint and knees t... Read more

  • Ima's Quote Picks for Today!

    3/6/2015 3:23:00 AM, by IMAVISION

    550 551 498 293 372 373 22 370 267 492 The following quotes from "7 Habits of Skinny Woman" written by Subodh Gupta make perfect sense. It really can be that simple, when we throw exercise into the mix. May we all be able to find healthy food at good prices 341 & enjoy g... Read more

  • Paleo Reset Day 5

    3/5/2015 8:20:09 PM, by VALERX

    I am on day 5 of my 30 day paleo reset. Basically I have been eating vegetables, fruit, meat and healthy fats. I definitely need to be more careful to drink water on this diet. I seem to dehydrate easily and that has made me feel poorly at times. Otherwise I feel well. I haven't had any craving... Read more

  • Day 663

    3/5/2015 5:49:44 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Winter wonderland

    3/5/2015 4:14:54 PM, by SBECKER526

    I live in Pennsylvania so wind chills of -20 are new to me. There is so much ice and snow. As a person with RA and OA, my joints are aching. Frequent naps and heat are super. I am sending you this picture in case YOU live in warmth. ... Read more

  • Hard Day

    3/5/2015 3:46:40 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    This is my second hard day this week. Not sure what's up but I'm really struggling. I'd give my whole left arm for some chocolate right at the present moment. I have carrots and hummus and a chobani in the fridge but neither is really doing it for me. I'm doing terrible on water and have had non... Read more

  • My toaster oven caught fire

    3/5/2015 2:56:09 PM, by QUERIDAANA

    Well, I have been breaking my kitchen equipment lately. The latest victim is my toaster oven. I sat a pile of dishes next to it and they accidently turned the switch on. I smelled something good cooking, then smoke. When I turned from doing the dishes, to my horror I saw flames shooting up in the... Read more

  • Making Progress

    3/5/2015 2:48:37 PM, by WHYSHOSHONI

    Wow, I can't believe it! I spent January slowing incorporating more exercise in my life, mostly walking and some time on the stationary bike. My goal was to get back into the exercise habit, not really to lose weight. Starting at the beginning of February, I starting tracking my calories and ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/5/2015 1:19:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    I got some course work done. now i am off to run some errands and to get some much needed fresh air. i have applied for more jobs. i know that one of them will turn out to be the right one for me. i am not giving up until i get one. even then, i still will look for other work, unless the right one i... Read more

  • Gloomy Outside But Not Inside

    3/5/2015 12:53:53 PM, by JUDYDGENTRY

    The day started out beautiful but as the clock ticks away the time the weather is changing. It has gotten dark outside, wind blowing with heavy rain. I am trying hard not to duplicate this gloomy day. I just received some sad news but I know God is a miracle worker. I need to keep a positive att... Read more

  • Terrific Thursday

    3/5/2015 12:26:45 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Thursday, March 5, 2015 ... Read more

  • RESTART DAY 23

    3/5/2015 12:09:50 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    Still feeling rough, but keeping on keeping on.... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 3/5

    3/5/2015 11:55:18 AM, by PDSLIM

    Have a great day.... Read more

  • Altitude, you will NOT beat me

    3/5/2015 11:48:28 AM, by JAHAR929

    This morning, I woke up with a huge feeling of victory. I mean, it could just be my sore ankles and calves, but needless to say, I will call it victory :) That is what it could feel like, right?? So, two days ago, I ran. Now, when I was living in Ohio, I was enjoying pounding the ... Read more

  • More Soup!

    3/5/2015 10:09:03 AM, by ACLANCY1

    Who needs chickens to have satisfying soup for the soul! My vegan soup experimentation week is off to a strong start. Sweet potato, carrot zucchini soup was great. Last night's cream of celery soup with kale also a success. On to Broccoli soup tonight to use up half a head of broccoli and a some... Read more

  • Creamy Kale And Turkey Sausage Pasta With Sun Dried Tomatoes

    3/5/2015 9:58:54 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily. Pasta, sausage, sun dried tomatoes, can't get any better then that! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 12 oz (about 3 3/4 cups) dry penne pasta 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 lb Italian turkey sausage links (about 4 sausage links), casings removed, sausage crumbled (hot or mild, no... Read more

  • 3-5-15

    3/5/2015 8:33:06 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    I am just tired. I admit it. #1 blood sugar dipping to the 40's #2 allergic reaction to what I thought was a healthy choice for a beverage #3 Oldest son needing an emergency room visit before I even wake up #4 Youngest son having a major infraction in school- he states was accidental #... Read more

  • Going Steady

    3/5/2015 7:43:25 AM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    Going steady... really getting back into it. Planning meals, shopping for healthy meal ideas, it's all coming back to me, and I'm loving it. Treats actually feel like treats, rather than an endless blur of sugar and guilt. Clothes are fitting better again and the DH has mentioned he liked what... Read more

  • From the den

    3/5/2015 7:27:21 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

    Sliding glass door from the den to the back yard. If you compare the pictures from the last snow fall you can see, lots more snow than last time. ... Read more

  • Front Porch

    3/5/2015 7:25:30 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

    I cannot get my front storm door open, the snow is piled high on my front porch as you can see from the picture. I have no clue how the poor folks in Boston, and New York that have been getting hit so often have handled this.... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 03/05/2015

    3/5/2015 6:49:19 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Psalm 145:8-9 New International Version The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made. King James Version The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy. The LORD is good ... Read more

  • Pain: Don't ignore it!

    3/5/2015 5:33:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    Pain in our body is like a light on the dashboard of our car. When the light is on, don't ignore it. Find out why the light went on. I have had some pain in my hands and arms, originating in my shoulder. I took some hot baths, had my husband rub my back and did lots of stretches for 2 weeks wit... Read more

  • Daughter onboard with SP

    3/4/2015 11:15:28 PM, by JUDYDGENTRY

    I am so proud of my daughter, she joined SP a month ago. Today is her weigh in day she lost 1.8 lbs this week. She was so pleased you could hear it in her voice. She is so motivating. 104... Read more

  • When it comes to

    3/4/2015 10:42:55 PM, by JNSCARFE

    When it comes to it I am pretty good at cardio but my intensity coukd use sone work.... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 03/04/2015

    3/4/2015 6:44:43 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Isaiah 51:12-13 New International Version "I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are you that you fear mortal men, the sons of men, who are but grass, that you forget the Lord your Maker, who stretched out the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth, that you live in constant terror every... Read more

  • Thoughts on body shaming

    3/4/2015 2:21:52 PM, by JAHAR929

    Ah, down a lb. One of the ten I put on since moving in the last two months. Crazy how I can look at bread, beer, pizza, and wings and just feel the fat cells multiplying in my tiny little frame. It's so unfortunate. I wish, really wish, I could just eat whatever I want and not gain a pound, however,... Read more

  • RESTART DAY 22

    3/4/2015 1:51:33 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    Not feeling well today...but I WILL NOT GIVE IN...I WILL SUCCEED!!... Read more

  • Dogs + ;-) 3/4

    3/4/2015 1:13:37 PM, by PDSLIM

    Have a great day.... Read more

  • Day 662

    3/4/2015 12:27:56 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Let's Talk Cravings & Strategy

    3/4/2015 11:07:05 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Yesterday I was having cravings something terrible at work. Some of my Spark Friends had some good suggestions in lieu of caving to the mini candy bars that were really great, including * strawberries* which would of been lovely with a tablespoon of light whip topping and they would of been a fract... Read more

  • Vegetable Soup Time

    3/4/2015 9:53:37 AM, by ACLANCY1

    I have been participating in a fruit and vegetable co-op. It is wonderful! I love the variety of items I get in my basket, sometimes a challenge or two. However, there often ends up with odds and ends or just too much to use in a week. Especially this week with my husband out of town, I am eating... Read more

  • Cookies And Cream Cheesecake Cupcakes

    3/4/2015 9:29:47 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I have a birthday party to attend and this was requested! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 28 Oreo cookies 2 (8 oz. each) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 c. sugar 2 large eggs 1 1/3 c. white chocolate chips 1/3 c. heavy cream 1 tsp. vanilla extract ... Read more

  • Struggling but not giving up!

    3/4/2015 9:01:57 AM, by BOROFITGIRL

    Today as I got dressed I looked at myself in the mirror and said "this is the hardest thing that I have ever done". I was referring to my weight loss journey. I have probably read every tip and tried everything to get my "eating" under control. I just read a blog that included a cartoon that talk... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    3/4/2015 8:02:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    there were some power outages here last night. some are still without power. where i am, the power went out briefly, then flickered for a few hours. there is full power here this morning. it snowed and rained here yesterday. a mild day here today. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all the bird... Read more

  • Sticks and Stones

    3/4/2015 5:39:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am reading the book Choice Words by Peter H Johnston, and just want to leave you with a good rendition of Sticks and Stones: Sticks and stones my break my bones But words could never hurt me And this I knew was surely true and truth could not desert me. But now I know it is not so I... Read more

  • What I'm Afraid Of...

    3/4/2015 3:15:16 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    A lot of people who have lost a significant amount of weight are often afraid they are going to gain all their weight back. When you think about it, it makes sense... if we were once overweight/obese we know it is very easy to found ourselves there again. Not only that, but most people have had m... Read more

  • Habits make us or break us

    3/3/2015 11:41:37 PM, by COACHSANDRAAULT

    BY RICK WARREN “Practice these things. Devote your life to them so that everyone can see your progress” (1 Timothy 4:15 GWT). While you were given a brand new nature at the moment of conversion, you still have old habits, patterns, and practices that need to be removed and replaced. ... Read more

  • On my start page. STEP TWO. My other goals.

    3/3/2015 8:47:20 PM, by CTUPTON

    I am trying to develop habits that later I won't even think about. Track More Goals I love using this to reinforce my healthy behaviors. If I change to actually do these things, I know I can keep off any weight I lose. Most are YES/NO goals . Only the first one uses a scale of 1... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 03/03/2015

    3/3/2015 8:18:01 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    1 Corinthians 6:19-20 New International Version Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body. King James Version What? know ye not that... Read more

  • A Commitment Letter to Me

    3/3/2015 6:19:20 PM, by RUFFIT

    I am writing this as part of my Spring BL Challenge. I am committed to keep progressing forward on my healthy lifestyle journey. I keep my water near me at the office and home. Just have to keep drinking my waters everyday. I have to make sure I get enough protein to keep my body fueled daily. ... Read more

  • Picture Challenge - Family

    3/3/2015 3:52:06 PM, by JULIA_RUN2SMILE

    Family.... Source of my joy - and at time my worries. My support and my confidents. My role models... and my future. With love. ****** Because of the distance, it is not always easy to be together... My mom goes south where she escapes the winter, my sister and my Emma are in... Read more

  • How much water should I be drinking?

    3/3/2015 3:12:47 PM, by MRSHONEYCOMB

    http://www.slenderkitchen.com/
    how-to-calculate-how-much-
    water-you-should-drink-a-day/#... Read more

  • Day 661

    3/3/2015 2:47:30 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • RESTART DAY 19 - SORRY!!

    3/3/2015 12:49:00 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    A friend let me know that when I posted DAY 19, I posted the same one from Friday...SORRY! I checked the ones I had taped for Saturday and their was no voice on any of them. AGAIN...SORRY!!!... Read more

  • RESTART DAY 21

    3/3/2015 12:34:26 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    POSITIVE SELF TALK gets me going when I'm not very motivated.... Read more

  • live well, laugh often, love very, very much

    3/3/2015 11:35:18 AM, by JAHAR929

    My goals to be a better partner, lover, friend, and professional: Partner: 1. I promise to be honest, open, and communicative (even if the outcome might be unnerving) 2. I promise to never put you down or make you feel inferior to me. 3. I promise to make you happy, in all the ways I know... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon and the week is getting better

    3/3/2015 11:24:21 AM, by JULBEL

    Two trips to the gym so far this week and 2300 complete of my 5000 calorie weekly target. Last week I failed by 50 calories and I'm determined not to lose by such a small amount this week. I'm really enjoying the gym. Tomorrow I have half an hour with my personal trainer. 1/2 an hour is about ... Read more

  • Cat vs Dog

    3/3/2015 11:05:51 AM, by PDSLIM

    I had a dog growing up. Now have cats. I love them all. Have a great day.... Read more

  • Really feeling it lately

    3/3/2015 10:58:16 AM, by JAHAR929

    As you may have known, I recently moved to Denver and I love it out here. What doesn't seem to love me lately is my waistline. I have totally fallen off the wagon. I've been indulging in the microbreweries, eating out often, and missing my training sessions, which has put some serious dampers on my ... Read more

  • Alone for the week

    3/3/2015 10:17:53 AM, by ACLANCY1

    My husband is a great cook and loves to share the kitchen with me. He is good about trying to eat healthy and help me stay on track but his choices sometimes are different from mine. This week he is out of town helping with his elderly parents. I have the kitchen to myself and plan on experimenti... Read more

  • Cooking surprise

    3/3/2015 10:15:46 AM, by QUERIDAANA

    Sunday I decided to make carrot muffins to use up my carrots. The recipes online called for too many sweeteners, so I choose a friut explosion muffin recipe from the Fuhrman cookbook and would add carrots to it. I got the flour out and was ready to measure it, but when I checked the recipe it... Read more

  • At a Loss - do vision boards really work?

    3/3/2015 10:13:40 AM, by ILOVELIFE2012

    Has anyone had success using vision boards ? If so, I am interested in hearing from you !!... Read more

  • Gluten-free And Dairy-Free Blueberry Muffins

    3/3/2015 9:28:33 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I smell muffins! Blueberry muffins that is! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 large eggs, at room temp 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/3 c palm shortening, softened 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/3 c honey 1/2 c warm water 1 3/4 c Pancake Mix (see recipe below) 1/2 tsp.... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    3/3/2015 8:39:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    a lovely day here today. there is going to be a bit of snow this afternoon here. that is fine by me and my daughter. spring is not too far away now. a relaxing day for me today. not too much planned. i have not heard back yet regarding the tentative job. i am continuing my search for steady work. i ... Read more

  • Sparking some encouragement!

    3/3/2015 5:38:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is a great day to speak words of encouragement to yourself and to others. Give the world a smile!... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 3/2

    3/2/2015 9:51:08 PM, by PDSLIM

    Have a great day.... Read more

  • Ode to my battle with the Bathroom scale

    3/2/2015 6:44:27 PM, by GOLFLADY11

    I'm sitting here howling because I decided to look up some cartoons about the bathroom scale to enhance my poem and there are some hilarious ones. I am sharing a few of them. Hope you enjoy this because I think it's important to keep a sense of humour while we are seriously trying to lose weight and... Read more

  • Day 660

    3/2/2015 3:44:49 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling better.... Read more

  • Ok, Let's Talk About This Water Challenge

    3/2/2015 2:52:40 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    So last week I was all cocky and I'm like ok, let's do a water challenge - 8 glasses a day for 2 weeks to get back into the habit of drinking water like I'm supposed to, it will be pretty easy, it's just water. WELLLLL, let me tell you this is tough and I've not made 8 glasses once so far, grrr 2... Read more

  • More power foods, less processed foods

    3/2/2015 2:41:17 PM, by SLIM4LIFE09

    The title of this blog entry kind of sums up my goals for the week. On top of needing to track everything (and come on, it's only me seeing it, so it doesn't make it better or negate the calories eaten if I don't track!), I'm focusing on some simple food choices. Power foods are a WW thing- bas... Read more

  • Chocolate Brownies

    3/2/2015 2:40:17 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I have brownies in the oven! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 c plus 1 Tbsp butter 3/4 c sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder* 1 1/4 cup sifted self-rising flour 1/2 c milk 1/2 c coarsely chopped pecans Dire... Read more

  • RESTART DAY 20

    3/2/2015 2:09:49 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    Rough weekend...getting back to normal today.... Read more

  • RESTART DAY 19

    3/2/2015 1:50:32 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    Sorry this is late...couldn't get this to upload on Saturday.... Read more

  • No arms No Legs

    3/2/2015 1:21:52 PM, by JUDYDGENTRY

    I watched the video today and like others I cried. Not for the young man but for myself. I don't consider myself a selfish person and often told that I have a heart of gold. Yet I have spent my life asking why me although at times I responded why not me. Then ugly bitterness would sneak it's way... Read more

  • Still Trying To Lose that Baby Weight

    3/2/2015 11:07:30 AM, by JUDYDGENTRY

    I smile as I write this blog. Yesterday my daughter celebrated her 26th birthday , I know, where does time go, and I am still trying to lose that baby weight. I have told myself this year after year. The truth is I was this petite, very active young woman before pregnancy who had problems during... Read more

  • Lovely House Tour

    3/2/2015 9:34:29 AM, by ACLANCY1

    Yesterday, after the long walk/hike up South Mountain on Saturday, I wanted to get outside, but not take another long mountain hike. Late winter/spring is the season for home tours here in Arizona. Yesterday I visited a dozen historical bungalow-style homes in a two-block area of the Coronado Hist... Read more

  • Worst of my flu fever is past but still not well

    3/2/2015 9:04:34 AM, by CTUPTON

    I have had enough! 225 I want fresh air and get rid of these germs. Someone told me to get meds at the doctor. They always say it is a virus and we have nothing for you, just stuff to reduce symptoms. But I guess there are several antiviral drugs now. I am not used to asking for t... Read more

  • half price now--SPAT-Spark Activity Tracker

    3/2/2015 8:53:56 AM, by CTUPTON

    543 I have mine on my shoes always and on my water shoes in the pool. It records automatically onto the computer when I walk by. Nice to know it is half price right now. 528 20 Chris... Read more

  • it's a new month

    3/2/2015 8:11:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new month is now underway. i am looking forward to when spring starts and so is my daughter. she is soooooo excited about her birthday that is coming up near the end of this month. she enjoys being active and keeps me active as well. she also enjoys reading regularly,too. all of the birds are doin... Read more

  • Not the hike we hoped for

    3/2/2015 5:36:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    Our hike up Sandwich Dome was not meant to be. Part way up. my husband experienced constricted airways and trouble breathing. We turned around after 30 minutes of our hike. We have heard of too many people pushing themselves into a tragedy. We refuse to be one of them. ... Read more

  • Feeling Overwhelmed...

    3/2/2015 12:38:09 AM, by JANZDIET2014

    There's a lot of stressful events happening in my life all at once and I am feeling very much overwhelmed. I know I must get into action and move forward because I've lots to accomplish and little time in which to complete my tasks. On Sunday, I felt 'paralyzed with fear,' and didn't accom... Read more

  • The Importance of Staying Hydrated

    3/1/2015 9:42:03 PM, by IMAVISION

    194 91 194 91 194 91 194 91194 91 "Did you know that we often drink less water in the Winter, because our bodies are not as aware of our need for it?" ~ Annessa Chumbley, RD 194 91 194 91 194 91 194 91194 91 Three reasons to drink more water in the Winter months! 1... Read more

  • 3 Healthy Habits

    3/1/2015 9:11:00 PM, by LEARN2BHEALTHY

    I proud to drink my 5 bottles 16.9 oz. of water a day. I eat 3 fruits an 3 vegetables. Did my spark coach today... Read more

  • Paleo Reset Day 1

    3/1/2015 7:16:03 PM, by VALERX

    I am just about through my first day of Chris Kresser's paleo reset. Today was a good day to begin because I only had to cook for myself. My husband and 4 kids were doing their own thing for meals. I went to lunch at a friend's house and had a polite serving of beef stew since I was not sure that it... Read more

  • Day 659

    3/1/2015 5:16:21 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Still feeling under the weather. 527... Read more

  • Day 1 of Get Healthy

    3/1/2015 5:00:57 PM, by TABBYKAT75

    today is the 1st of the week, the 1st of the month and the 1st day of getting healthy. Went to the doctor Thursday. Not a great trip. I have been on 3 different classes of diabetic meds and she said I failed those I am now trying Farxiga. It's good so far. I was told I have COPD and they sent me... Read more

  • An Amazing Story

    3/1/2015 3:06:29 PM, by JAROL7

    I love reading the stories of people on SP and elsewhere on the web. Today I listened to a story by Anna http://www.jesusfactorfictio
    n [dot] com/lifestories/lifestories.ht
    ml My conclusion is that I haven't had it nearly as hard as others and I'm inspired by their response to tough... Read more

  • Satisfying Sunday

    3/1/2015 2:10:18 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, March 1, 2015 ... Read more

  • Sweet Potato Biscuits

    3/1/2015 1:58:48 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you smell what I do? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 1/2 cups sifted, self-rising flour, divided 1 Tbsp light brown sugar 1/4 c butter (4 tablespoons) 3 Tbsps smoked bacon drippings (grease) 1 c mashed sweet potatoes 1/3 c whole buttermilk 1/4 tsp ba... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 3/1

    3/1/2015 1:20:09 PM, by PDSLIM

    Have a great day.... Read more

  • Losing It For The LONG HAUL

    3/1/2015 12:48:48 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I wrote this to someone today and it seemed important that I tell everyone this: I know you can do it, because if I can do it with my eating issues, anyone has the power. Just remember that it is not about willpower, it is about avoiding that first compulsive bite- the one that sends you into... Read more

  • 3-1-15 A look ahead

    3/1/2015 11:17:29 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    So it is March 1, 2015. Another year has gone by and it has crept up on me like a lightning bolt! March is BIRTHDAY month. All three of my boys are born in March. My mother in law and brother too. So that is a ton of cake and ice cream! My mother in law, may not have a get together this ... Read more