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  • My Daily Bible Verse 09/03/2015

    9/3/2015 2:38:27 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Isaiah 54:14 New International Version In righteousness you will be established: Tyranny will be far from you; you will have nothing to fear. Terror will be far removed; it will not come near you. King James Version In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppressio... Read more

  • Using regular popcorn -- popcorn made in the microwave! Who knew!

    9/3/2015 1:06:59 PM, by CTUPTON

    1/2 cup unpopped popcorn 1 teaspoon vegetable oil ---- olive oil is what I would use-chris 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste -- I read some kinds of salt are finer than table salt. chris Directions 1. In a cup or small bowl, mix together the unpopped popcorn and oil. 2. Pour the coa... Read more

  • Re-evaluating the Problem: Too Hard?

    9/3/2015 12:55:33 PM, by GRACEINAZ

    After so many little starts on this weight journey that turn themselves around as a re-gain a week or two later, I found myself re-evaluating the real issue this morning. Is it indeed too hard to lose weight? too hard to know how to proceed? too hard to make the right choice at any given moment? ... Read more

  • Trivia about Beanie Babies--no I never collected them.....

    9/3/2015 12:23:06 PM, by CTUPTON

    "In 1983 Ty Warner mortgaged his home, and founded Ty Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. His first toys, called Himalayan Cats, were popular. Some of the stuffing was left out to make the animals seem more lifelike. Warner still, however, wanted to find a collectable toy that was relatively inexpensiv... Read more

  • Staycation still going strong

    9/3/2015 10:42:09 AM, by MOORE2015

    Took the pups for a mile walk. At the gym now. Swimming later. Out with friends later. Salad? Yes please. Enjoy your day!... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/3/2015 10:23:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    another hot and muggy day here today. my daughter and I are keeping cool. she finds out today which teacher she will have and in what room she will have her class today. she has already begun counting down the days until school starts. as for me, I still have my other online courses to work on. I in... Read more

  • Body Shaming

    9/3/2015 9:23:41 AM, by ENERSLY

    Well I just turned 32 and this year will be devoted to finding my body again. After years of gaining weight through depression and other health issues i have now found a way to be in a stable phase health wise. While I was considering my options to work out, I remembered how I used to love to danc... Read more

  • That Sugar Film

    9/3/2015 9:13:48 AM, by WINACHST I watched this yesterday and it was an eyeopener to see the effects of the hidden sugar in so-called healthy foods. This guy did a 60 day experiment eating what the average person eats (40 teaspoons a day) and he reached that with no candy or junk food, only what is conside... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution Chapter 3 thoughts

    9/3/2015 8:13:54 AM, by WINACHST

    How Thin People Think I hate the title of this chapter "How Thin People Think", mainly because back in my younger days, I was thin and I had the same issues that I have now. People can be thin and still have issues. Whew! got that out. Reading the questions at the beginning caused me to ... Read more

  • Risk factors for Cardio Vascular Disease

    9/3/2015 7:54:32 AM, by QUERIDAANA

    Cardiovascular diseases, or CVDs, are the number one cause of death globally with 17.5 million people dying each year. Most of the CVDs can be prevented by addressing behavioural risk factors, such as unhealthy diet and obesity, physical inactivity, and alcohol intake? Aaround 1/3 of cancer deaths ... Read more

  • The longest day

    9/3/2015 5:46:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    The longest day and night Waiting, watching, praying Patiently For news Hopefully good About the strong, witty, handsome man And his eye To be able to return to strength Today will be a little shorter Strength will return as it does after a surgery We will smile and be comfort... Read more

  • short update!

    9/3/2015 2:27:11 AM, by JUSTLIKEALICE

    Hi! I miss you guys! This week has been major crazy busy! I scheduled my classes one after the other thinking, "I have 10 minutes to get to class, that will be perfect!" This has slightly backfired into, I have 10 minutes to run to class, and sometimes have a seat, LOL. I need ... Read more

  • Finding a routine

    9/3/2015 1:31:39 AM, by BRIDGETMW

    School started yesterday for my step daughter so we are all trying to settle into the new routine. I'm trying to find a good time every day to just fit in some exercise. Tomorrow I'm going to try for 20 minutes right after I drop her off at school. Starting small! Hoping to keep it going this t... Read more

  • Just need to unload

    9/2/2015 11:30:40 PM, by SLIM4LIFE09

    It's bedtime but I can't sleep and need to unload. I had a very hard day at work. So much on my plate at work. It felt like I made progress on things and I'm sure tomorrow will go okay, but there's still so much on my mind. And after my appointment yesterday and some harsh words from my sister ... Read more

  • The Adventures of Wanda Smitty: Chapter 46 - Procrastination

    9/2/2015 10:33:52 PM, by LAURENSQUEST

    Who disguised as an accountant for a great Midwestern distributor seeks to maintain great health, a lean body and a decluttered home! Wanda's work day although busy was productive. Multitasking but keeping her focus on task, Wanda found the day went quickly! Wanda went home and she was produc... Read more

  • Day 230? 231?

    9/2/2015 9:13:49 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hey Sparkfriends! Had a pretty good day today, considering! Changed up my workouts to Jessica Smith tv in the mornings, plus a 7 minute HIIT workout. Let's see what we can do with this! Came home and thought I was going to need to change the battery in my spark tracker, cause it's gett... Read more

  • Wednesday

    9/2/2015 8:02:45 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace!... Read more

  • Progress!

    9/2/2015 7:11:10 PM, by GERRTIE

    So I looked at the scale this morning and thought "Well, I know I haven't lost anything, but I'll weigh anyway." Well, I had lost 1 pound. I know, I know JUST 1 pound. But I have been struggling to lose 15 lbs for weeks, and was seeing no results. I was pretty down about it, but last week I los... Read more

  • Dogs + ;-) 9/2

    9/2/2015 6:26:11 PM, by PDSLIM

    Dogs on Swings
    2002 Have a grrrreat day.... Read more

  • Don't Call It a Comeback

    9/2/2015 5:31:22 PM, by VESPACHICA

    ... I've been here for years. I fell off the wagon hard this spring. Part of it, I think, was denial that I couldn't have sugar and be a "normal" person. Part of it was a delayed reaction to my dad dying. If I numb these feelings with food, well, then, life is more better! Wrong on both account... Read more


    9/2/2015 3:39:31 PM, by DBOUDRIE

    Just looking back at this lesson. I had tried sever techniques to slow down when I realized that I was eating so rapidly I didn't even take time to swallow before I put another bite in my mouth. Having realize this I made one simple change, swallow before taking another bite, and I immediately slowe... Read more

  • Day 840

    9/2/2015 2:47:37 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Goal setting

    9/2/2015 2:07:28 PM, by COACHSANDRAAULT

    Goal setting is a must. Set a goal for a month, break it down for the week, then break it down again for the day. Now what do you have to do DAILY to reach your monthly goal. You ONLY have to worry about ONE DAY, not the monthly total. Just one day at a time, and you will hit your goals.... Read more

  • Metamucil

    9/2/2015 12:37:53 PM, by MOORE2015

    Bought it to get more fiber in my diet. I eat veggies, fruits, etc. so no issues. Is there any more info on health benefits? Is it healthy to include as part of my daily routine?... Read more

  • Beck reboot -one of the helpful daily messages to keep the team going.

    9/2/2015 12:35:34 PM, by CTUPTON

    "All of you who are sitting down and mindfully eating every bite, give yourself BIG credit. You are on your way! Give yourself credit every time! When you've mastered these crucial skills, and are consistently doing it, you should feel really good! " from SLENDERELLA! ... Read more

  • opening of school-supplies

    9/2/2015 12:28:32 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Beck - Day 1

    9/2/2015 12:18:00 PM, by TEXANMOM81275

    I'm working my way through the Beck Diet solution. For day 1, I listed the advantages for losing weight. Many of these are what I had previously, but I reworded them from I want to I will. 1. I will be healthier. I will get better news at the Doctor. 2. I will look slim and svelte. 3. ... Read more

  • Sharing on SP helps people lose more weight!!! We already know that but it is nice that research pro

    9/2/2015 11:41:01 AM, by CTUPTON

    I am testimony that "sparking" helps people lose more weight. I am positive I would have lost no weight at all if I had not been sparking! I have now lost 40 lbs. It was not quick but I know it is because by posting and blogging and reading sparkpages of others, I got ideas and the pushes I needed t... Read more

  • Text to Husband

    9/2/2015 10:58:09 AM, by MOORE2015

    I just texted my husband and said "I can get to my target weight by our 1st anniversary. Bikini here I come. I can't wait to look and feel better". WORDS AND MOTIVATION TO LIVE BY. I AM GOING ON LINE AND ORDERING MY BIKINI. MY FIRST ANNIVERSARY IS IN FEBRUARY. 521... Read more

  • September is here!

    9/2/2015 10:40:38 AM, by SHELTER-PETS

    I am so close to my August/September goal of 145! I was at 146.5 this morning. ~Measuring the food ~Biking kids to school ~30 day shred with Jillian daily ~Walking the dogs ~Jogging with the kids in the evening! I can do this!!! Thursdays and Sundays are to see my mom in ... Read more

  • first week of class is a challenge for some ... and it got me thinking

    9/2/2015 9:48:36 AM, by VEGIBIKER

    There's so much excitement and energy in the air when fall rolls around (even a hot first week of school like this one) - there's nothing like it for me! But there are some - like one of my students who presents a stronger manifestation of Asperger's syndrome than the iconic "Sheldon" from Big ... Read more

  • a new day

    9/2/2015 9:13:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    another warm and humid day here today. my daughter and i are keeping cool and hydrated. all the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • About Health

    9/2/2015 7:00:34 AM, by GOLFGMA

    There are many ways to achieve good health and lots of information here on SP and other places. When we get in a slump it is good to review these and get back on track with anything that revives our interest and commitment.... Read more

  • Lesson #1: Be prepared for the weather

    9/2/2015 5:37:24 AM, by MODIQUE

    So today we planned to go around Hong Kong's museums, as theyre all free to get into on Wednesdays (cool huh?). This was just as well because it started to rain just as we were leaving our hostel. "Shall we get our rain things?" said my very sensible boyfriend. "Oh you SILLY SAUSAGE,"... Read more

  • I get by with help

    9/2/2015 5:29:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    All of us are getting older, and we need some help From our friends who help us through, when we need to yelp! Don’t try to carry the whole load, You cannot do the job. Why even little Lina gets help from Lobster Bob! I gave Lina Lobster Bob to help her understand a little bit about tak... Read more

  • Attitude Is Everything!

    9/2/2015 4:01:46 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    So I went to Disneyland alone on Monday, which I totally love! It is not something I ever thought I would have the courage to do, but my first alone adventure was to a Luke Bryan concert last year. After I realized how no one cares if you are alone, no one even truly notices, why can't I go to Disne... Read more

  • Whale Watch

    9/1/2015 11:42:28 PM, by PDSLIM

    Well, they didn't show up. But it was a very special day. More below. But on with info & fun. A Saved Whale Dances in Thanks
    2002 Blue whale Fin (Finback) whale Humpback whale Minke whale ... Read more

  • The Adventures of Wanda Smitty: Chapter 45 - Monster!

    9/1/2015 10:42:45 PM, by LAURENSQUEST

    Who disguised as an accountant for a great Midwestern distributor seeks to maintain great health, a lean body and a decluttered home! On Wanda's drive home after work, she was amazed at how dark it was! Summer was coming to an end. Wanda drove home trying to relax after a VERY busy day. As W... Read more

  • Waiting for rock bottom

    9/1/2015 10:15:58 PM, by JIACOLO

    Last night I tried on some new pants I bought in the hopes they would fit. Of course they didn't which really wasn't a surprise to me. It did discourage me though, but not nearly that badly for I finished off the last little bite of fudge without much hesitation. I feel like I am truly waiting fo... Read more

  • 1 picture...finally...

    9/1/2015 9:41:52 PM, by SHAWFAN

    I'll try to post a few more tomorrow or soon. This is my son, Adam, Crystal and myself with Kendall Mae, taken yesterday. Promise, I'll get more up soon. This was from my 9 year old grandson. He's going to make a good photographer, like his grandfather. 334 Have a good night. ... Read more

  • Day 1 of the September Refresh!!

    9/1/2015 9:31:54 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So today was the first day of my September Refresh and I hope that it is the precedent for the next 29 days to come because it was 250!! I have 5 daily goals for this Refresh and I met all 5 of them today 244 1. I stayed within my calorie range and met all my m... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution Chapter 2 thoughts

    9/1/2015 8:48:52 PM, by WINACHST

    What Really Makes You Eat A while back I found some youtube videos that suggested my inability to not resist certain foods is not my fault, but rather the food industry has sabotaged my willpower by creating "food" that has addicting features. Well, that sounds wonderful, it is not my fault ~ n... Read more

  • Tuesday

    9/1/2015 8:13:24 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace!... Read more


    9/1/2015 7:22:07 PM, by CTUPTON

    from NANA-B-FITZ Please, please, please see my sparkpage for the wonderful emoticons ! 303 September Motivation for You & Especially Me S - Spark on emoticon E - Eat Healthy emoticon P -Push Yourself emoticon T - Tough It Out, Stay Stroung emoticon E - Exe... Read more

  • Improvements

    9/1/2015 4:11:46 PM, by LDFRANCO

    Improvements in my life since I've started leading a healthier one: 1. Confidence 2. Direction 3. Organization 4. Mindful eating 5. More energy! 6. Lower blood pressure... Read more

  • Day 839

    9/1/2015 3:39:55 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Beck Day 5 mindful eating matters

    9/1/2015 3:09:11 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    I felt a pang for people with parenting responsibilities struggling to eat slowly and mindfully. I do not have these distractions so for me it should be a cinch. However I know it isn't so. I often eat with a distraction - reading when I am on my own. My breakfast is taken with DH and we may be ru... Read more

  • I'm getting kinda tired of this...

    9/1/2015 2:35:50 PM, by SANA0825

    I'm frustrated and angry with myself. Why do I keep doing this to myself!? I've started over so many times I've lost count. I recently celebrated a birthday this past week and saw pictures of myself that made me feel absolutely disgusting!!!! I'm eating better but not losing anything! My b... Read more

  • giving out freeze-pops to help students (and staff) beat the heat

    9/1/2015 1:52:23 PM, by VEGIBIKER

    gave out some freeze pops on campus today ... we're in day 2 of a heat-streak here ... and while I'd LOVE to hand out fruit n' veggie smoothies (as a WAY healthier option) - freeze-pops were a hit today. Now I'm back home - staying "cool" in my no-AC-but very well insulated house doing a pile o... Read more

  • Appointment and health

    9/1/2015 1:50:30 PM, by SLIM4LIFE09

    First off, I caved and ate mini donuts last night. 630 calories, Yeah, not worth it. Er, kind of delicious though. But, tracked it and that's that. Today, healthy breakfast and lunch. Just gotta stay strong this evening! I just got back from a doctor appointment and wanted to get all my b... Read more

  • It WILL begin tomorrow

    9/1/2015 12:15:16 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    So I never got around to starting the new plan on the 26. Lack of sleep and yardwork got in the way. I was hoping to start it yesterday but as I was doing housework I found more work to do and my OCD kicked in and I spent all day in the bathroom cleaning and organizing it along with cleaning the l... Read more

  • Chair exercises with injured foot

    9/1/2015 11:34:54 AM, by QUERIDAANA

    I liked this
    deo=38... Read more

  • I Run

    9/1/2015 10:27:05 AM, by GOLFGMA

    Actually, I walk. I walk fast as I can with a bum knee. I need to keep this ole knee in shape so I can recover from surgery scheduled for December. New knee come quickly. 198... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution Chapter 1 thoughts

    9/1/2015 9:34:46 AM, by WINACHST

    The Key to Success To be successful in losing weight and keeping it off I need to learn to talk back to that little inner voice inside my head that has a loud roar in such a manner that I can confidently know that I am the one in charge of the situation. I need a mindset that tells me I ca... Read more

  • its a new month

    9/1/2015 8:20:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new month begins today. let's see what it brings. i may have heard back from a place i applied for a job in august. i will check my messages and find out in a while. my daughter says hi. all of the birds are okay. another hot and humid day here again today. already got plenty of water nice and coo... Read more

  • Hello September!

    9/1/2015 7:52:50 AM, by MAWMAW101

    Hello September! 213 As with other times in my life, each new month on my journey to a life of good health and happiness brings another chance to reflect on my accomplishments and my areas for needed improvement. I am happy to report that I still do not need medications. I am happy to repor... Read more

  • Eyes

    9/1/2015 5:31:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes it's strange how quickly our lives can change. One day I'm almost settled in my school routine, and now I'm spending the day caring for my husband. We got the test results yesterday from John's doctor. He did not have a TIA. He has a torn retina. Today we will be in Manchester for la... Read more


    9/1/2015 12:54:23 AM, by MODIQUE

    I have recently moved to China for the year from London. I am determined to make this move a really healthy one and start making new habits that will stick for the whole year. I am under the impression that this should be easier because I will be making all my habits fresh. Anyway my number one pr... Read more

  • The Adventures of Wanda Smitty: Chapter 44 - Ready to Start

    8/31/2015 11:34:25 PM, by LAURENSQUEST

    Who disguised as an accountant for a great Midwestern distributor seeking to maintain great healh, a lean body and a decluttered home! Wanda had a busy Monday at work. Her day started earlier than normal to fit in the extra work that needed to be done. Work that had piled up, takes a back sea... Read more

  • Day 68 - the End of the Sizzlin' Summer Challenge and the Start of the September Refresh!!

    8/31/2015 10:55:45 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So it's been forever since I last blogged again. I apologize but I only like to type blogs on my laptop and I was just way too lazy to turn on my laptop just to write my blog. Unfortunately that was to my detriment but we'll get into that. Anyway on to the update. So summer h... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 8/31

    8/31/2015 10:48:20 PM, by PDSLIM

    Grieving Mama Cat & Abandoned Kittens
    d-kittens_b_7166682.html have a great day.... Read more

  • The Start of Something Great!

    8/31/2015 10:09:06 PM, by TISHEENA9111

    Hey Everyone! I've been on this app a few times in the past and always find it useful (when I stick with it) lol... I really enjoy the option of counting macros as opposed to just calories. My goal is to go from 175 to 158, 160 would be great as well but I'd love to be comfortable in the 150's. I'm... Read more

  • Day 230

    8/31/2015 8:53:47 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hey everyone, A quick blog to say hello and to let you know that my family is leaving back to Kentucky early tomorrow morning and I'm heading back to work tomorrow as well. So after the last 4 days of sporadic exercise, I'll be back to regular walking tomorrow and, hopefully back to the gym, even... Read more

  • Monday

    8/31/2015 8:08:51 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace!... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/31/2015 5:44:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very hot and humid day here today. my daughter and i are keeping cool and well hydrated. all the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • The Real Deal

    8/31/2015 4:48:45 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    School is back in session. Life is starting. The Real Deal. The one that is 9 months of every year. I'm frankly in panic mode. I feel like I'm hanging off the back of the wagon..... for dear life. So. Since we are starting life again..the real deal, where I have no time to myself, I need to s... Read more

  • Day 838

    8/31/2015 4:45:44 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Return to SparkPeople

    8/31/2015 3:53:02 PM, by TEXANMOM81275

    I'm back and bigger than I have ever been before, but at least I'm back. Back in June, I saw my doctor - my blood sugar was border line and my cholesterol was high. His instruction was to lose weight, exercise and come back in four months to see if we need to add medication. Fast forward to ... Read more

  • Two steps forward

    8/31/2015 3:23:17 PM, by SLIM4LIFE09

    My derailment last week hasn't stopped me (of course!). Today I'm "back on" the 21 Day Fix. More importantly, I'm making decisions that are healthy and ensuring I track everything. Tonight we're doing the Fair with our son- which means a lot of temptation. But, honestly, I think I'll be okay.... Read more

  • Success

    8/31/2015 3:07:48 PM, by GOLFGMA

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  • Beck--Chris' advantages if she chooses to make healthy choices

    8/31/2015 2:50:06 PM, by CTUPTON

    If I don’t over eat… 1. I’ll have more energy for fun things. 2. My clothes will fit more comfortably. 3. I’ll act with more confidence. 4. I will have an easier time thinking that others see me as intelligent. 5. I will have an easier time thinking that others respect me. 6. ... Read more

  • Good girl, Fifi! Finding my marbles...

    8/31/2015 1:39:56 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Our neighbors have a new puppy and every now and then, I sneak some puppy time. Coco wiggles and squirms and reminds me of how easy it is to train a dog, they want to do the right thing. 338 Beck says we need to give ourselves credit for our efforts, not just in our heads but in the real world. W... Read more


    8/31/2015 12:41:32 PM, by DBOUDRIE

    Here I am thinking "I've got this one down" I sat down at the kitchen table for breakfast, lunch and supper and I'm giving myself a big that a girl!!! While i was cleaning up the kitchen I was wanting a little something sweet so I took a caramel and put it in my mouth. Sabotaging thought "Its only o... Read more

  • best I've felt in 7 years!

    8/31/2015 12:00:17 PM, by VEGIBIKER

    Happy Monday all - and happy Fall Semester 2015 to all you students/teachers/school-campu
    s types out there! It just doesn't seem possible that it could've really been that long ago - but the last time I started a fall semester feeling this good was 7 years ago - and I am so excited to soon ... Read more

  • MIA

    8/31/2015 11:48:13 AM, by FRANKIEKNIGHT2

    Sorry for being MIA for a few days. Started Fall quarter and I'm in the catch up stage of the assignments. Have a wonderful day.... Read more

  • Beck Chapter 5--Day 4

    8/31/2015 11:24:13 AM, by BOROFITGIRL

    As I read this chapter I realized that I need to be my own cheerleader! I have been a cheerleader to my children, grandchildren, other family members, friends, and my Sparkpeople family so I know how to give other people credit. It's time for me to give myself credit for the things that I am doing... Read more

  • Beck Chapter 5--Day 2 & 3

    8/31/2015 11:04:11 AM, by BOROFITGIRL

    Pick Two Reasonable Diets--I am already eating in a manner that keeps me within my daily calorie range and is working for me. I have been doing research and plan to incorporate some things that I learned on the National Institute of Health website. Eat Sitting Down--I caught myself popping a p... Read more

  • Beck Chapter 5--Day 1

    8/31/2015 10:50:50 AM, by BOROFITGIRL

    I went out and purchased a cute neon green spiral bound set of index cards. The cover, spiral binding, and 2 removable inserts are neon green--the index cards are the usual white color. I got the idea of using spiral bound index cards from someone else who was successful with Beck--it allows me to ... Read more

  • September is a New month !!! Lets Leave bad habits Behind Us !!!

    8/31/2015 8:23:44 AM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    For Everyone Who Lost Weight This Month For Those of You Who Didn't ... Read more


    8/31/2015 5:48:01 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    In a Podiatrist's office: TIME WOUNDS ALL HEELS. At a Car Dealership: The best way to get back on your feet-miss a car payment. On a Septic Truck: Yesterday's Meals on Wheels ... Read more


    8/31/2015 5:47:54 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    In a Podiatrist's office: TIME WOUNDS ALL HEELS. At a Car Dealership: The best way to get back on your feet-miss a car payment. On a Septic Truck: Yesterday's Meals on Wheels ... Read more


    8/31/2015 5:47:51 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    In a Podiatrist's office: TIME WOUNDS ALL HEELS. At a Car Dealership: The best way to get back on your feet-miss a car payment. On a Septic Truck: Yesterday's Meals on Wheels ... Read more


    8/31/2015 5:47:49 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    In a Podiatrist's office: TIME WOUNDS ALL HEELS. At a Car Dealership: The best way to get back on your feet-miss a car payment. On a Septic Truck: Yesterday's Meals on Wheels ... Read more


    8/31/2015 5:47:43 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    In a Podiatrist's office: TIME WOUNDS ALL HEELS. At a Car Dealership: The best way to get back on your feet-miss a car payment. On a Septic Truck: Yesterday's Meals on Wheels ... Read more


    8/31/2015 5:47:41 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    In a Podiatrist's office: TIME WOUNDS ALL HEELS. At a Car Dealership: The best way to get back on your feet-miss a car payment. On a Septic Truck: Yesterday's Meals on Wheels ... Read more


    8/31/2015 5:47:35 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    In a Podiatrist's office: TIME WOUNDS ALL HEELS. At a Car Dealership: The best way to get back on your feet-miss a car payment. On a Septic Truck: Yesterday's Meals on Wheels ... Read more


    8/31/2015 5:47:32 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    In a Podiatrist's office: TIME WOUNDS ALL HEELS. At a Car Dealership: The best way to get back on your feet-miss a car payment. On a Septic Truck: Yesterday's Meals on Wheels ... Read more

  • Gaining Confidence!!

    8/31/2015 5:27:21 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I feel good…really good! I spoke up for something that I consider important. Often, the reaction is not positive. I have family members who have put me down and ridiculed me for my stand. They indeed spoke up, and began their regular rant. Then something wonderful happened. Some... Read more

  • "What Got You Started The First Time?"

    8/31/2015 3:01:34 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    The best kind of friend is one that can be supportive, and listen to you... but more importantly makes you think! Lynn (Lynn-LovesLife7) often makes me think, and I owe her for it! She casually asked me "what got you started the first time?". When I set out, and ended up losing 90 pounds, what di... Read more

  • Special Sunday

    8/30/2015 10:43:58 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, August 30, 2015 ... Read more

  • Day 227 and 228...

    8/30/2015 9:43:07 PM, by SHAWFAN

    We did a lot of walking today. Well, maybe more me and the kids than anyone else. In all I got over 7,156 steps in today. Not so hot yesterday, but we still have company, so that's going to happen. I did get an elliptical workout in yesterday, even while they were here watching a movie with me ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    8/30/2015 9:11:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful day here today. got to spend some time with my daughter one on one today. all of the birds say hi! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Stuffed Bell Peppers

    8/30/2015 7:42:25 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you realize the health benefits of bell peppers? Well, eat'em up! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 6 bell peppers, mixed colors, halved vertically and seeded 1 c quinoa 2 Tbsps oil, divided 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed 2 cups chopped fresh ve... Read more

  • Getting stronger

    8/30/2015 7:17:25 PM, by SBECKER526

    I had several weeks of severe RA pain. I also was doing too much in preparation for our move. Finally the move is 10 days away. I went through all boxes. Everything is set to move. I need to use up more food. I need to finish some sorting of stuff. I have 3 deliveries to make to the Animal Re... Read more

  • The Adventures of Wanda Smitty: Chapter 43 - Reaching Out

    8/30/2015 7:00:55 PM, by LAURENSQUEST

    Who disguised as an accountant for a Midwestern distributor seeks to maintain great health, a lean body and a decluttered home! Wanda was up to do chores on a muggy Sunday morning. She came in to get ready for church. Wanda decided to go to a different church this morning. She slipped into t... Read more

  • Day 837

    8/30/2015 5:27:05 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Day 837

    8/30/2015 5:27:02 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Frustration

    8/30/2015 4:46:55 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I'm frustrated and crabby. I don't feel well and it's not a good way to start the week. My throat is sore and my chest hurts- definitely coming down with something. However I did buy 2 gigantic fall mums at Costco and the are fabulous! My oldest did swim tryouts Saturday and she looked good. W... Read more

  • In pursuit of a healthy lifestyle: Goals for this week

    8/30/2015 2:46:48 PM, by VICTORYPOWER

    In pursuing a healthier lifestyle, I'm trying this thing where I set 2 goals to focus on for the week. I pick 2 goals because my work days can be long and hectic, so I know I can stick 2 things in my mind to do and I'm likely to follow them. Goals this week: 1. Walk 20 miles total 3... Read more

  • Sit to eat every single bite

    8/30/2015 1:21:25 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Some years ago well before this Beck thing, I decided to adopt the habit of sitting to eat. I noticed how setting a seating at the dining table and sitting down at it made me aware and appreciative of my eating in a different way. At the time I did it for every bite, but over time it is clear that... Read more