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  • A Good Life

    5/30/2016 12:42:12 AM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Just do it..

    5/30/2016 12:10:53 AM, by JLYNN559

    We have to make this fitness happen..There's no reason not too.... Read more

  • A new Start

    5/29/2016 11:55:53 PM, by ROSAREE

    I am starting again on my weight loss journey. I am 115 lbs overweight (actually probably 150 ) as I am small framed. I am so ready to lose weight and keep it off. Most of my life I did not have a weight problem but I had an eating problem. I could eat whatever I wanted and not gain weight. But... Read more

  • Memorial Day

    5/29/2016 10:50:24 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    Typically on this weekend I get my 370 plants in the ground surrounded by some marigolds. I got three different plants planted this morning. I also planted the marigolds along side of them. They keep the bugs off of the tomato plants. I also am thankful for all the men and women in the mil... Read more

  • Enjoying walking in the park

    5/29/2016 10:46:57 PM, by SBECKER526

    I went out walking this afternoon in the Wyomissing Park from door 5 of the Highlands and went down Parkview to the parking lot. I then walked the entire trail thder the pines. I got to the barn and then the farmhouse. Up, Up past the Villas to the putting green. Over to the doors by the main lo... Read more

  • Halotop ice cream--have you tried it?

    5/29/2016 10:39:59 PM, by CTUPTON My sister just told me about this. I have not tried it yet. chris... Read more

  • May is photo month

    5/29/2016 10:18:58 PM, by ERCELLAJS

    Happy Grandparents. We enjoyed the Good Guys car show much better once we got the scooters. Love old pictures like this one of my mom and her sister. I find encouragement from pictures Memories of when I asked my son to buy the wine for dinner. Taste was not good but t... Read more

  • RMR (Metabolic Testing)!

    5/29/2016 8:32:57 PM, by STEPH-KNEE

    Before I get started, the short and sweet version of what the test is, and what it is used for, can be found at the following link (if it works) or google RMR testing. I have always wanted to do one of these tests. Basically, it tells you how many calories y... Read more

  • Milestones!

    5/29/2016 4:05:53 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Memorial day begins week 2 of NO artificial sweeteners! The first day was definitely the hardest! This past Saturday I went over my calorie range. Though I normally rest on the seventh day, I did three Leslie workouts to burn them off to compensate for it. What do you do when you accidentally g... Read more

  • Day 1116

    5/29/2016 1:51:53 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Sunday WORD

    5/29/2016 11:27:26 AM, by AUTUMN500

    Never complain about what you permit.............Let NO man take your joy from you.....don't be afraid of change within your problem. 296... Read more

  • Day 3 - God and Me

    5/29/2016 8:36:40 AM, by AUTUMN500

    Happy Sabbath! This journey is about surrendering to God, my weaknesses. My choices show that being lord of my life is definitely not working. 296... Read more

  • Recumbent Bike

    5/29/2016 8:06:09 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Yesterday, I finally made it back up to what I consider a full workout on my recumbent bike. After being laid up for 14 days and not being allowed to work out, the bike was the hardest thing to build back up to. I got back into walking fairly quickly, but the recumbent bike took a little longe... Read more

  • A bigger purpose

    5/29/2016 5:16:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    Its not all about me. Its about the role that I need to play in this world. God has a purpose that I need to fulfill here on this Earth. I am my happiest and healthiest when I am fulfilling that purpose. My plan is to find Gods plan and live it out. Sometimes when life gets confusing and I ... Read more

  • Ironic

    5/29/2016 12:35:01 AM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Owning MY Struggles

    5/28/2016 5:58:59 PM, by LLEARYEITNIEAR

    On February 15, 2016 my three children were made homeless because one of the children disclosed that they were being abused by a family member. My options were clear, get out or hang around and see what happened next. I was already dealing with a child suffering from severe depression that was manif... Read more

  • Day 1115

    5/28/2016 5:20:35 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    S/B Gym Day. Over did it last couple of days. Taking extra day to heal. Feeling good.... Read more

  • What motivates you to exercise?

    5/28/2016 11:42:36 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Some days I have no motivation and excuses to exercise. I've learned that putting my exercise attire under my PJs works for me, so does Chuck Norris doing Total Gym commercial. What motivates you when you have no drive, desire and not in the mood to exercise? Share what works for you, we're ... Read more

  • My Drivers Seat

    5/28/2016 11:41:52 AM, by AUTUMN500

    I am feeling more in control about food vs me. I am tired of allowing others to tempt me into eating the wrong foods. I do not have friends so when I quit smoking I started eating to compensate for not having any friends. I do NOT like how I look and feel. I WILL do this, it is the last time I a... Read more

  • Recipe For Life

    5/28/2016 11:07:24 AM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    4JUEc... Read more

  • Memorial Day Prayer

    5/28/2016 10:48:59 AM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    Have A Happy Memorial Day God Bless you all Memorial Day Prayer lease click the Link V V V Memorial Day Prayer
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  • Saboteur

    5/28/2016 9:37:23 AM, by LOVECAROL

    I know my daughter doesn't mean bad by putting calorie over dosed foods in front of me. When she cooks, I don't want to eat anything. I either refuse or I eat only what isn't over dosed with calories. It is interesting that when it is something good to do it is so hard to get people on board but ... Read more


    5/28/2016 7:33:50 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    Okay all jokes aside, we know I've gained weight. In fact we know I've gained A LOT of weight. I found an extra chin, extra back fat and a lot of extra stomachs. But when I was looking through some 2014 photos trying to find a picture of my brother to show a friend, I realized something: I used t... Read more

  • Walking on.

    5/28/2016 5:25:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    Walking on from yesterday~ from pain or from joy. In every season there is more to see, to feel To live. I enjoy today like a special piece of chocolate. Yesterday is now a photo in my heart. I must live today and prepare for tomorrow's mountains walking on. ... Read more

  • When Life Feels Hard

    5/27/2016 10:50:47 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Day two and encouraged

    5/27/2016 9:03:14 PM, by AUTUMN500

    Today is my day 2. I was surprised to see that I had made good choices and did not overeat any of my meals. I realize that I must take baby steps and concentrate only on the current day and current meal. I have asked God for guidance through this process as I have been here so many times before. ... Read more

  • DD and Chris Walking in Pennwood State Forest, CT

    5/27/2016 5:05:50 PM, by CTUPTON

    Darn, I had sunglasses on. I forgot. It is one of my pet peeves when people get photos taken with sunglasses on. I broke my own rule! chris... Read more

  • My progress in May

    5/27/2016 4:28:20 PM, by LOVECAROL

    After getting 100000 points I decided to start again. I'm doing well this time around. It's hard work but well worth it. I love me. I'm important. 247... Read more

  • The Big Island

    5/27/2016 3:20:33 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Spent the afternoon on the Big Island. That's what we call our big 6 man float that we tie off at the dock on weekday afternoon's when no one is home. It is the best birthday present I ever got. It has a little mesh area that allows the water in, so that you can stay cool. It has two benches and t... Read more

  • Day 1114

    5/27/2016 2:38:00 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • I'm back again !!!.

    5/27/2016 2:30:57 PM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    524 All, I'm back again !!!. I left on 8/28/2016 Not because I want to , but the health problems got the better of me. I was 256 pounds when I left and now I am 270. !!!! Not as bad as when I fist started Sparks , but it shows Sparks works if you work at it. So I'm back again to give it anothe... Read more

  • CDC reports obesity rates up in 2015

    5/27/2016 9:22:35 AM, by WINACHST

    I just read and article that the obesity rate is still going up. What gives with that? I remember about 5 years ago when I was at a family gathering, I was envious of my brothers because they had not yet showed the middle age spread. But I am not envious of them anymore. My older brother is ... Read more

  • A teacher's advice to parents

    5/27/2016 5:19:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    The question every parent should ask the teacher Every early June, as the school year comes to a close, I made it my habit to take the time to visit my child's teacher. I would thank him or her for their hard work and dedication to teaching my child. As the conversation progressed, I would alwa... Read more

  • Ghosts of BLC's Past...

    5/27/2016 4:27:00 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I am going to be a Minion for BLC 31 which is starting on June 1st... so I went back to see the various rounds I participated in over the years. I have had a love/hate relationship with BLC in the past, and it wasn't the competition, it was me. 246 Some teams were a great fit, and others... well... Read more

  • Frustrated and depressed

    5/27/2016 1:00:50 AM, by CONCERNED85

    I keep getting sick. Wound up in the hospital May 10th through May 13th. They did two IV antibiotics each of those days. Left hospital with 2 more to take for a while. May 20th was the follow up with my doctor. X-ray taken showed the pneumonia was just a small spot instead of the large area that it ... Read more

  • No Matter

    5/27/2016 12:08:41 AM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • No Matter

    5/27/2016 12:07:57 AM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • What is faith?

    5/26/2016 9:25:33 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Finlandia Light Swis only 57 calories a slice

    5/26/2016 6:16:38 PM, by CTUPTON

    I always love this cheese. But when I ate it I thought I was "cheating" and eating way too much. It could start off a binge from the idea, "Oh I blew it, I will eat other things, too." Now that I know it within my calorie range, I can stop at 3 slices! Maybe with a piece of fruit. chris... Read more

  • Day 1113

    5/26/2016 1:57:47 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Taking Care of Everyone vs. Taking Care of Yourself

    5/26/2016 11:25:45 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I am very good at taking care of everyone else. I am awful at taking care of myself. My SP friends know I have chosen to live a low carb lifestyle fairly recently. To truly be successful with a lifestyle choice I firmly believe you need to understand why you are doing it. If you don't understand... Read more

  • Lady Gaga's "meat dress" in comparison to the veggie dress in my other blog

    5/26/2016 11:05:14 AM, by CTUPTON

    it is real meat! OMG! chris Thank you, CHERRIET. I had not seen this before. I will take the veggie dress over this any day! chris... Read more

  • Charting my fatigue & huge thank yous to my sparkfriends who have motivated me for the past 8 yea

    5/26/2016 10:55:43 AM, by CTUPTON

    A few years ago, GRAMMACATHY taught me a system for monitoring my fatigue. 304 She also taught me about pacing. 58 If I am very fatigued I could just do something for 10 min. , rest, repeat. Hopefully by good healthy habits about clean eating and daily exercise and using certain supplements ... Read more

  • Baby weight is gone and my toddler is 13months!

    5/26/2016 9:22:29 AM, by MS_MANDA

    I am at work and really shouldnt be writting a blog... so I'll keep it very short. As of this morning I have lost the 39lbs I gained during my pregnancy!! Granted some of that was my daughter and.... some other gross stuff... but by the time I got home from the hospital I was only down 12lbs. I didn... Read more

  • Running Streak

    5/26/2016 8:34:16 AM, by WINACHST

    As soon as I finish typing this blog, I am going to do day 26 of my running streak. I cannot believe that I am sticking with this. It is my goal to run at least 1 mile a day until my birthday. We bought a treadmill, so I will have no weather excuses as to why I did not run on a particular day.... Read more

  • Catching Up

    5/26/2016 8:25:29 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    On these first few days of summer, I use the time to catch up on long neglected chores. I usually do a thorough house cleaning, minor home repair, and run errands. If I am not careful, I end up working harder than I would if I were at school. This year, the vacation comes early. I am glad for ... Read more

  • DIP S#it

    5/26/2016 8:10:18 AM, by 266266

    well DP chose the hard way, first chemo made him so ill he could not take the next Mon. round. Kelly will go tomorrow & take him ( FRI) . Dee & Anna will be back from Korea this weekend. Anna to Calif . for one more month & Dee to WBL.... Read more

  • Making today AWESOME

    5/26/2016 5:28:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am making today a great day with a positive attitude! I am going to love myself, and all those around me. I will embrace my mistakes as learning opportunities! I will not accept defeat. I will question things and move forward in important areas! Today I will bloom where I am planted. ... Read more

  • Fakes

    5/25/2016 11:16:21 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Day 1112

    5/25/2016 1:20:06 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Close, but not there yet! Body fat % needs to be lowered

    5/25/2016 10:16:18 AM, by WINACHST

    I set a goal weight to meet by my anniversary (9 days ago) I did not meet it, but I am now less than a pound away. Perhaps by Memorial Day? I shall see. I really need to lose body fat. My % is hovering around the 30% mark. That seems way to high, even if I am close to the weight I was in early... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    5/25/2016 8:43:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mostly cloudy and warm day here today. there is a chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. my daughter had a great practice and soccer game yesterday. today, other than school, she is taking it easy. she may go after with me to the local library. she enjoys going to the library, no matter where ... Read more

  • Took a photo of myself

    5/25/2016 7:09:07 AM, by JOSEPHINE34

    Omgosh after 1 year and half I m back again at spark on track and feeling good until I told my daughter to take a picture from the front and side profile. Well mmmm all I can say to myself is less talk my ACTION lol... Read more

  • No Ticks on ME!

    5/25/2016 5:27:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    Are you hiking down the trail or walking in the woods with kids or a dog? Consider putting oil on your skin first. I have found that a lightly scented body oil (I use the CVS moisturizing body oil) has kept me tick free all season long. My husband has had numerous ticks, but I have had none. I... Read more

  • Pregnancy or adoption?

    5/25/2016 4:00:35 AM, by ARTISTCAT

    A lot has happened since last time I blogged. Or hasn't happened. We are still trying to conceive a our first baby. It's been 32 months now (since Dec. 2013), including two failed IUI's. I feel like I am starting to give up hope. When we had just started we talked about 'how far' we would go (I... Read more

  • Thanks a Million

    5/24/2016 10:26:36 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Still unhappy that you lost only one pound? See this.

    5/24/2016 6:50:36 PM, by CTUPTON

    a pound of fat And I just thought this picture was a bit different! chris... Read more

  • In this journey you need to be your own best friend

    5/24/2016 6:28:39 PM, by BEACH_KANGA

    I'm learning to forgive myself. I am not perfect. The journey is the destination, and I can have fun along the way. For as long as I'm living I'll be forever on a healthy and active lifestyle. Sometimes I eat too much or don't exercise.. but that's alright because it happens to all of us. In this j... Read more

  • Using mints and cucumbers to lessen overeating.

    5/24/2016 6:18:50 PM, by CTUPTON

    3. Use a mint to master portion control One of my biggest challenges is eating just enough to the point that I get full. I have the tendency to overeat so one way I fight this is by having a mint or chewing gum once I feel full after a meal. Because of mints strong scent, it naturall... Read more

  • Day 1111

    5/24/2016 1:52:44 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • A prank on the ark

    5/24/2016 1:45:41 PM, by CTUPTON

    Here he comes. Give me half a dozen (feathers).... Read more

  • Beware of negative people!

    5/24/2016 11:58:58 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Sadly a negative person lives with me. She complained to staff I never vacuum or clean my apartment. She visits her mom on weekends, that's not the problem, her neglecting her responsibilities is--she acts like she's my mother. I'm in the mood to have her clean the apartment alone for a month to tea... Read more

  • Cleanliness is next to --I forgot!

    5/24/2016 11:36:51 AM, by CTUPTON

    I don't really hate cleaning, my fatigue just gets in the way and then things pile up and I get "down." chris ... Read more

  • Feeling good

    5/24/2016 9:36:42 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Went to a small party last night and had water and a lettuce wrap and I'm so proud of myself this morning.... Read more

  • I will RISE UP!

    5/24/2016 5:20:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is my day for self reflection and remembering my goals. Once again, I can be the priority. I have spent the past month focusing on my children and helping them. If I am going to help them, I have to be strong and healthy. I will rise up! 1. Drink that 8 glasses of water every day! 2... Read more

  • Romantic Story

    5/23/2016 11:23:54 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Trip To Catalina! (Video Blog)

    5/23/2016 7:30:46 PM, by STEPH-KNEE ^I was delighted to see that while the words on the shirt were backwards when I was filming, it ended up getting flipped the right way. Technology is amazing LOL. ;) Just me rambling in front of the camera about our trip and the souvenirs I got! I still feel awkward and ... Read more

  • Toxins making skin break out.

    5/23/2016 6:17:51 PM, by CTUPTON

    I am having lots of rosacea on my face. And just under each eyebrow there is a dry patch--small but it won't go away. I have seen a dermatologist. He gave me an antibiotic cream for the rosacea. It works fairly well. He says they don't even know why it works. He keeps checking the 2 littl... Read more

  • It's done!

    5/23/2016 5:59:32 PM, by CTUPTON

    ... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/23/2016 1:55:45 PM, by MOMMY445

    a great day to get outdoors and enjoy here today. sunny and warm, with no chance of rain. did a lot of walking yesterday. taking it a bit easy today. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • I've had it!

    5/23/2016 1:51:33 PM, by COLUMBINE2

    Returned from a 3 month trip away from from home. Only gained 1#, but somehow my body "grew". So I started a determined routine of eating well and exercising every day. I'm not strong enough yet for the tough classes at gym. I live in a community that loves outdoor, physical activity year round. The... Read more

  • Day 1110

    5/23/2016 1:36:19 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Walking and dancing

    5/23/2016 1:01:21 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    I'm excited Leslie has some dancing and HIIT to her walking DVDs. I LOVE her Walking to the Hits series. Which one am I walking and how many miles? Now I challenge you to get off your behind and get moving! Share your workouts so we can support each other!... Read more

  • more experiments - and definite progress

    5/23/2016 12:54:27 PM, by VEGIBIKER

    Howdy sparkers! Long time! So - I've not been as active on Spark-people lately - because I've been very active IRL (in real life)! Late January I felt like my energy was finally BACK!! Before I became sick - I'd always had tons of energy ... and usually - the harder I worked the more ener... Read more

  • harness for my cat, Cujo?

    5/23/2016 11:49:01 AM, by CTUPTON

    I used one before. I left it on him and it cut his skin, needing stitches! I had no idea it was cutting him Poor kitty! Kitty Holster is one. Is that a good one? Thanks, chris... Read more

  • This Monday morning's prayer:

    5/23/2016 10:33:11 AM, by CHERRIET

    Dear God, 304 Today, the 67 is shining, 259 is a little higher ... a great way to begin a new week. Time to begin 376... Read more

  • What's the deal with plateaus?

    5/23/2016 6:27:15 AM, by BEACH_KANGA

    Taken from chicagobehavioralhealth.wordpr If your body senses that you’re suddenly taking in significantly fewer calories, it will “assume” that there is some food scarcity or even a famine going on. It does not assume you’re going to starve yourself if you have food availab... Read more

  • Two new doctors

    5/23/2016 5:26:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    Two new doctors, Full of hope Ready to heal, able to cope With the pressure and problems From a world full of wounded More than eight years of study now has concluded. I am so happy and proud of you For your deep dedication, And the love that's true! ... Read more

  • 30 Ways to Lose It - POUNDS that is! #1

    5/23/2016 4:49:22 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    #1 Have a plan and set a realistic goal Sometimes the plans I choose just doesn't seem to work for me. Like, I love weight lifting but unless I can get a free pass to the YMCA, that just ain't happening. I want a flatter stomach but I know unless I have a partner, there will be no crunche... Read more

  • Sometimes I Wish

    5/23/2016 12:14:02 AM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. Spark is a great place to start. 459... Read more

  • Rest day!

    5/22/2016 9:52:57 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    After walking 5 Leslie miles and 2 1/2 hours bowling yesterday, May 21, I was lazy bones today when I got home from church. This morning a gentleman who is like a grandfather figure came to me this morning during coffee and bagels and refreshment time before church and he said "you look different,... Read more

  • wish I could figure out the new cropper!

    5/22/2016 8:52:51 PM, by CTUPTON

    I changed the banner a little on my sparkpage. Now it is really fuzzy. I guess I blew it up too big. But I had it smaller and there was black on each side. When it first appeared, it had multiple images of the daffoddils. That was OK but I thught I could make it fit better. I see other p... Read more

  • I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!

    5/22/2016 5:25:37 PM, by VIKTORIALYN

    It's been a rough 6 years. I've kept plugging along through the majority of our trials but the last one involving my son almost knocked me down for the count. I suffered a mild form of depression. This came about due to my son's trial coinciding with his marriage, divorce, a grandbaby being born ... Read more

  • Day 1109

    5/22/2016 1:20:57 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Sat 21 - Fri 27 Goals

    5/22/2016 7:16:55 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Eat 5 Fruits/Veggies (This is not 5 and 5 but 5 total) 30 minute 5K training 5 days Zumba 5 days 6 cups of water (Gee, I know that is low but man I really don't like the pee factor that water has on me and I'm starting slow on this. I can drink more water with the flavor packets in it bu... Read more


    5/22/2016 5:15:36 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    When I pause to reflect on my journey to healing from a fall April 12, I can't help but think of my church friends, and people in our apartment complex who showered me with phone calls, cards and food. It was overwhelming! Not only am I thankful for that, but in the course of six weeks I have lost ... Read more

  • Graduation emotions

    5/22/2016 5:08:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Happy to see this day come Sad to say goodbye to Spartanburg and friends here. Thankful for great experience and the many people who helped make this day possible. ... Read more

  • Race Results, I surprised myself

    5/21/2016 11:37:14 PM, by WINACHST

    32:33 244 My granddaughter did not do as well as she wanted. I was just 6 seconds behind her at the finish line. However, I ran hard that last 3/4 of a mile because I saw her ahead of me and tried to catch up to her. The race course had a small hill after mile 1 that was steep enough for me to... Read more

  • The Only Time for Success is Now

    5/21/2016 11:16:51 PM, by SUNSET09

    'Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you NOT to be? You are a chi... Read more

  • How Far

    5/21/2016 10:58:54 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Sat May 21 down 3 lbs

    5/21/2016 10:51:51 PM, by KENDRAB9

    Woo hoo! Slow and steady is paying off! Down 3 lbs today! Wanted to see 145 this week and I did! Hoping to see 144 by wed the 25th. ... Read more

  • Old Tools + BLC! (Video blog)

    5/21/2016 10:31:23 PM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I attempted to upload this directly on Spark, but the youtube route seems easier, faster and I can just provide the link here (hoping it works LOL). Spark, me & links don't seem to mix. But with all the fancy updates maybe the links will work now. ;) ^For those who... Read more

  • 21 May 2016

    5/21/2016 6:18:19 PM, by CORGIMOM10

    I haven't been doing real well with the exercise goals or the Virtual Walk this Spring. Recurring bronchitis has sidelined me 3 times since the New Year. I have also been heavily involved with completing 2 online classes. I started keeping my miles log again on May 1 and have logged enough miles to ... Read more

  • Day 1108

    5/21/2016 3:07:00 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Budgeting progress

    5/21/2016 12:51:12 PM, by CTUPTON

    This past year has had some huge , unpredicted expenses. 198 Several thousand dollars actually. It could not be avoided. But as the year went on, I knew I was heading for trouble. I was beginning to panic actually. My priority was getting this condo in shape for a big move. Always in the back of ... Read more

  • Summer Challenges

    5/21/2016 10:53:56 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    During final exams this week, I worked on my personal challenge list. Here is what I have so far: 1. Complete a 5 mile walk. 2. Try Yoga 3. Read an enjoyable novel just for the fun of it 4. Add 5 more strength training moves at the gym 5. Finish the certification program that I have bee... Read more

  • First the Awards

    5/21/2016 8:34:17 AM, by JSTETSER

    Graduations are a process. It's saying hello to the new life, and goodbye to classmates and professors who have been influential in the past four years. Last night was the beautiful and tasty awards banquet. Today is the graduation. The graduation journey continues!... Read more

  • Breakfast ideas?

    5/21/2016 8:22:07 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Good morning everyone from Midwest USA! I want French toast or bagel for breakfast or if I should save carbs for lunch. I'm going to a Special Olympics pizza and bowling party. I've had cold cereal and it's lasted about 20 minutes then I feel like I'm starving an hour later. A I write, anything and... Read more

  • Thank You!

    5/20/2016 10:15:41 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • A change in the weather.

    5/20/2016 10:05:15 PM, by SNOWWALKER

    Sometimes a change in the weather can mean a change in your attitude as well. I have been on my exercise streak of 60 min a day for 90 days now. I have not cheated or made excuses. I have not had a break of any of the days. And for this I am proud of myself. I started first just walking as best I co... Read more