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  • Challenge for days 23 and 24

    9/25/2016 6:10:55 PM, by PENOWOK

    Day 23 identifies my guilty pleasure. I could say dark chocolate kisses, but I don't really feel guilty when I eat them. Maybe more accurately would be ice cream with m&m's and chocolate sauce!! That would definitely be a guilty pleasure. The good news is that I have learned to keep it to a small po... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for September 23-25:

    9/25/2016 4:34:18 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Don't think less of yourself than God thinks of you. He has created us with worth and value beyond our comprehension. Lord, help me to live daily knowing that I am very valuable and do make a difference. Daily Scripture & Reflection: I will sing of the mercies of the Lord ... Read more

  • Admit It

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

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Day 64 Instant Tools for Triggers

    9/25/2016 12:46:54 PM, by KALISWALKER

    100 Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangle. Use fast solutions aka instant tools to get away from what triggered you to eat. Stop thinking you cannot resist food temptations. Just because you see or smell something does not mean you have to eat it. Instant Tools to Stop Eating When You are Trigg... Read more

  • Tired of the staring!

    9/25/2016 10:40:41 AM, by FBAILEY24X

    When I'm out I like to move, it stops my legs from seizing up and help me keep myself motivated! Last time I went out with my husband and in-laws I'd been sat in a car for over an hour, I could feel the pain in my legs mounting as well as my fatigue levels. So I started moving lunging stretching ... Read more

  • PRAYERS FOR John

    9/25/2016 8:41:09 AM, by SMIDGON

    John is declining fast. It's just a matter of waiting for God to call him home. He is in the nursing faculty with HOSPICE. It's hard to lose a child, no matter their age. The family needs all the Love and Prayers you can give them. Larry andJANET CHRISTINE and FAMILY C... Read more

  • 10 Good Days...Such a Relief!!!!

    9/25/2016 8:20:09 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    10 days abstinent from the actions of compulsive overeating...ahhhh...it feels good...freeing. Yesterday, we went to the Applefest. It was okay. We got kind of hot. Where is fall? Great thing was we had DS with us...and two GD's (babysitting for the day). DS graduated from his recent milita... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: September 25, 2016

    9/25/2016 7:23:38 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.” - Steve Maraboli... Read more

  • 9-25-16

    9/25/2016 2:27:31 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Went to the meeting. Got up early enough. Dragging a little now. Updated my to-do list, so I need to get busy. Looks like the thrift stores are trying to get out of selling VHS tapes, so I'd better get busy and donate them.... Read more

  • Day 27: All You Can Eat

    9/25/2016 2:22:19 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    First of all the Kimchi is working or my body has gotten use to beans and lots and lots of fiber. However, at the moment I hear my tummy doing some loud digesting. I'm not sure what that will mean later. 40 Here is a list of natural probiotic sources: Pickled/Fermented Vegetables, jus... 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

  • Momentum needed

    9/25/2016 12:28:27 AM, by HIMELISSA2007

    Well today is the day. It is shortly after midnight on the 25th and I managed to get a cup of detox tea. I put a tablespoon of lemon and honey in it. This is more of a symbolic tea as it helps me get into the mindset that I'm serious. I need to get in gear. I had two cheat days and today I'm going t... Read more

  • Saturday blogging

    9/25/2016 12:23:13 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    This week was a busy week. Work was good. Hubby had laser surgery (closed angle glaucoma) so took the day off. Other than that, things were normal. Happy sparking!... Read more

  • We have almost picked up. Now we are going to get rid of a lot of stuff.

    9/24/2016 11:58:51 PM, by NORASPAT

    When you have to empty places where you store stuff I think I personally avoid those places. I am hoping to NOT HOARD any more. As soon as I even think about something in the garage he is taking to the trash and I promised if He asks and I say yes it goes. It does feel a little empty... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 64

    9/24/2016 11:43:50 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    I did 30 minutes on the bike again today. Was kind of a boring day. My husband and I did manage to install a Nest thermostat. Hopefully it helps with the electric bill.... Read more

  • Saturday's Words to Ponder

    9/24/2016 11:09:36 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Sunday

    9/24/2016 10:44:41 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Have not done much today as I have not seen so much rain in a long time it has pelted down so far all day.... Read more

  • Day 21- Compliant

    9/24/2016 9:32:07 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It is usually easiest for me to meet my calorie quota on Saturdays when I cook and eat lunch with my parents. It was certainly true today. A friend of the family stopped by to visit for the morning at my parents' house today. She is from Toronto. She and her husband have been friends with my... Read more

  • A Woman's Place

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

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • 9-24-16 This is my 'journal' page. A place where I share, almost daily after I post a new blog

    9/24/2016 7:19:25 PM, by SPARKLINGME176

    211 Hi! from me 9-24-16 Today is house cleaning, (too busy last weekend to do it!) Vacuuming, dusting, walking Lucy our Dog, Laundry, cleaning Pool & swim. Our pool goes down to the temps outside at night. We just dropped to 67, Hope solar Heats It Up! (It went up to 81, outside temps 83. A little ... Read more

  • I found a new place for short walks!

    9/24/2016 6:25:56 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    I mentor a teen who is in foster care. Yesterday I got a call saying that she really needed to talk. I called the group home's office to get permission, and the director suggested a small river side park nearby. It was perfect. We could walk. We could sit side-by-side and watch the river (better fo... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 3

    9/24/2016 5:24:39 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I will be recording my workouts and steps from the previous day. Thank you for stopping by. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 3 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, 30-30-30 and my step goal of 5000+ steps. Day 2 - Final step count 6412 Day 1 - Final step count 6280... Read more

  • Day 63 Buffers & Crazy for Sweets

    9/24/2016 12:59:14 PM, by KALISWALKER

    100 Days of Weight Loss - Create buffers to keep yourself from high risk problem foods. The easiest buffer is to keep it away. Do not tempt yourself by having naughty foods in the house - stop buying it! Get rid of foods that put you at risk of overeating. Do not count on willpower, keep temptation... Read more

  • Days 21 and 22 on the challenge

    9/24/2016 12:48:38 PM, by PENOWOK

    Link to challenge topic blog: www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pub
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    ?blog_id=6229498 I've been at a conference and then had the 2-tear old g-son when I walked in the door for the past several days. I was lucky to get online at all! Ha! So I've missed a few of the days... Read more

  • Day 730

    9/24/2016 12:44:12 PM, by 4MYHEALTH28

    I will always remember this goal from The Spark......small changes one day at a time.....looking forward to the 5% Challenge and grateful for the team leaders! Never have tried a challenge before but excited and READY!!... Read more

  • Summer 2016 5% Challenge blog archive

    9/24/2016 10:25:53 AM, by MARIANNMC

    Summer 2016 5% Challenge I am working on improving all sorts of things in my life: my marriage; my relationships with my brothers, my sister and their families; my friendships (or lack thereof); greater work/life balance; my mental-emotional-spiritual well-being; and -- of course -- my ph... Read more

  • MISSED ALL OF MY SPARK FRIENDS

    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

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/24/2016 9:13:45 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Today is a rough day to get out and run. It's pouring rain. I haven't had a good, strong run in 2 weeks now. My hip has been in too much pain. Despite this I haven't given up. But even though I've been walking, I'm so frustrated. I got on the scale this morning. My weight is going up again. I... Read more

  • 9/24/16 Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard

    9/24/2016 9:00:12 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Let your mind alone, and see what happens. Virgil Thomson Love Quote of the Day I think we have all experienced passion that is not in any sense reasonable. Stephen Fry Art Quote of the Day I dream of painting and then I paint my dream. Vincent Va... Read more

  • Star Trek Analogy

    9/24/2016 8:28:39 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    It's Saturday! And Day 10 for me on OA. 9 days of abstinence are behind me. I've stayed with my Plan of Eating each day. I've attended a LOT of online meetings. It really helps because I do not feel alone in my addiction and recovery when I am with others who are compulsive overeaters and recov... Read more

  • Taking A Break

    9/24/2016 7:40:37 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    Good morning! Hope you all have a great weekend! I am prayerfully taking a break from posting for a while on Spark. If you want to know how to continue to get my devotionals, message me and I will send you the link. Not sure how long I will be gone. Prayers are appreciated! Thank you,... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: September 24, 2016

    9/24/2016 7:15:53 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "Only the dead have seen the end of war.” - Plato Fight on Spark friends, fight on!... Read more

  • 9-23-16

    9/24/2016 1:43:36 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Another day of not getting up until almost noon. Tomorrow I have to get up earlier because I have a union meeting at 11AM. I need to get dressed and eat before I leave, so I need to get up by 9AM. It will be interesting. I will have to do a load of laundry either Sunday or Monday, so I can get it ou... Read more

  • Day 26: Red Faces All Around

    9/24/2016 1:35:26 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Today has been a good day. Got in the exercise, ate well, but low in the calories because I'm just to full. I went shopping today and didn't spend too much. I only picked up produce and one item that was a food that I needed for a natural probiotic. My grocery haul was great. I got 5 pounds of ... 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

  • Friday's Words to Ponder

    9/23/2016 11:40:17 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • SATURDAY

    9/23/2016 11:30:38 PM, by JTREMBATH

    I was lucky this morning went for my walk really early as it was going to rain got home did my washing and got everything dry except the sheet before it rained so I was pleased with that.... Read more

  • Sing me a song of a lass who is gone, say could that lass be I

    9/23/2016 11:29:20 PM, by JERSEYGIRL24

    Full disclosure: I am not Scottish. Anyone who has ever watched the TV series "Outlander" knows that this is how the theme song starts. I was very late to jump on the Outlander bandwagon. I don't watch much TV. Had no interest in Outlander until one day a co-worker took an afternoon off t... Read more

  • Today was a really nice morning. We were no longer waiting for contractors.

    9/23/2016 11:25:54 PM, by NORASPAT

    Our contractors we have known for a long time and when you find good ones -they are keepers. Our kitchen man raised the sink and counter so I do not bend my back and I was getting backache from an injury~.Not now! I can stand at the sink and my hands reach the bottom of my sink feels just com... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 63

    9/23/2016 11:04:47 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Another boring exercise day. I rode the bike for 30 minutes. I think tonight I am going to start decorating my house for Halloween. I know it is a little early but if I don't start now I won't get it done.... Read more

  • September 23 - A Message From Heaven?

    9/23/2016 10:37:40 PM, by JUNEAU2010

    I posted on my Facebook page this evening that today is the birthday for two special people in my life. One is Jack. He was my boss at my first "real" job after college. Working for and with him gave me foundational skills that have kept me working all these years. I emailed him to wish him a ha... Read more

  • Friday

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

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Days 19 and 20- compliant and not compliant

    9/23/2016 7:59:16 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I didn't write a blog last night because I fell asleep early. Before I ate dinner early, which is why I was not compliant with the calorie limit of the challenge. If I had eaten the dinner I had planned on I would have been compliant, but I guess my body needed sleep more than it needed food. I w... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 2

    9/23/2016 4:49:46 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I have been inspired by AMIEMICHELE's 100 DAYS OF EXERCISE blogs to begin one of my own. Thank you again, Amie! 334 This is going to get boring to read very quickly! I will be recording my workouts and steps from the previous day. Thank you for stopping by. 247 I can do this! 311 ... Read more

  • I have to find my way!

    9/23/2016 8:44:13 AM, by MISSA526

    My shoulder is killing me 28 . I woke up at 2am this morning to go to the bathroom and the pain was so bad I couldn't go back to sleep. So I'm running on about 4 hours of sleep. Which is not good for my waistline or my pain tolerance, especially with the fibromyalgia and lupus. I keep putting off ex... Read more

  • Shakey Day

    9/23/2016 8:24:44 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    So, apparently completing a week on plan and moving into week 2 is a bumpy area of the road. I did it...but I felt "shakey" all day. I wasn't physically shaking...but inside in my calmness of spirit, I felt shakey. Sorry, it's hard to describe. It was like a day-long mild anxiety attack. Very s... Read more

  • 9/23/16 Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Win

    9/23/2016 8:07:23 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Applause is a receipt, not a bill. Dale Carnegie Love Quote of the Day Love is my religion - I could die for it. John Keats Art Quote of the Day In art, the obvious is a sin. Edward Dmytryk Nature Quote of the Day Ye stars! which are... Read more

  • Post-Surgery Blog

    9/23/2016 7:49:45 AM, by LKWQUILTER

    Today is Friday and it has been a long 3 days since surgery. We were at the hospital before 7 a.m. and was told surgery would be at 12. Ok, that is fine. I finally got to surgery about 1:15 p.m. That was ok with me. I did talk to the sleeping dr. (can't spell right name) and he assured me he wo... Read more

  • FUNNIES FOR FRIDAY

    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

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, September 23, 2016

    9/23/2016 7:26:07 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    September 23, 2016 WHEN WE AREN'T HONEST When we aren't honest with others, we are doing wrong. It can cause us to want to avoid them. We get tangled up in our lies and deceit and soon we are feeling guilty about what we did but don't know how to fix things. If we aren't careful, we will destro... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: September 23, 2016

    9/23/2016 6:22:34 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.” - Lev Grossman... Read more

  • Maine Vacation pics (#5)

    9/23/2016 4:18:29 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    My favorite thing that we did on vacation was take an aerial tour in a little Cessna. Our little plane is not there yet, but we took off from the pier up ahead: Getting ready for take-off. Another lady rode with us. We let her sit in front with the pilot because it was her birthday: ... Read more

  • Friday Yah!

    9/23/2016 3:55:13 AM, by JTREMBATH

    Well a good day very busy but we managed our Charge Nurse let me finish half an hour early because of my hectic 2 weeks, where as all the other do a 10 hour shift but very rarely do they do that some times they can finish in 9 hours and can go home where as i do 8 hours and work my full 8 hours so t... 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

  • Day 25: Sneak in Lazy Workouts

    9/23/2016 2:39:28 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Wow, day 25. Normally that isn't a big issue. I've hit day 25 here on SP a few times and know I can keep going but this time it's as a Nutritarian (Plant based, no salt, and very little to no oil). That is a major big deal. Not many people could do that. This is kind of strict and I never thoug... Read more

  • 9-22-16

    9/23/2016 1:34:35 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Got the final report from Mail Recovery, and, big surprise, they couldn't find my books. I'm a little pis-s-ed off by that. How can you not see a big pile of books? As far as I am concerned, since their policy is to sell books off as soon as they get them, they stole my books.... Read more

  • So far, So good!!

    9/23/2016 12:57:13 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    For years I have known how to eat heathy. However, I've been obese for a long time. Last week, I stared a new plan. I am eating three meals per day, with two snacks. In nine days, I'm down 4.8 pounds. Thank you Universe!!... Read more

  • Struggling but getting there

    9/23/2016 12:24:31 AM, by STEPHLOKI

    Yes since my trip to Ghana I have been struggling. But you know what? The scale has started moving again. Now at 81.3kg. Was 82.5 before the trip. My BMI is in the lower overweight range. It is 27.1 So I am making progress. When I reach 77kg (2kg above goal weight) we will start introducing hig... Read more

  • Thursday's Words to Ponder

    9/22/2016 11:58:13 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 100 days of exercise day 62

    9/22/2016 11:43:20 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today I worked out with my trainer for 60 minutes and rode the bike for 10 minutes in the morning and 15 minutes this evening. I went to the chiropractor today and I am sure I am going to be super sore tomorrow because he had to adjust my back a lot. It was an afternoon of appointments because after... Read more

  • A super busy day and we love how it came out.

    9/22/2016 9:25:29 PM, by NORASPAT

    Super busy day again. I needed some dirt to get to keep my concrete blocks to stay upright. I had a wheelbarrow of dirt and a lot of blue rocks were in it. Our Driveway to garage has dropped over the years so I sieved the small rocks and put the rocks in front of the garage floor it looks nicer... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for September 22:

    9/22/2016 7:55:39 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: In a day when almost everything goes right, don't ruin it by focusing on the one thing that didn't. Lord, help me to allow the good in my life to prevail. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one... Read more

  • Good-bye Summer

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

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • On to St. Louis and Closing in on the End of Our Road Trip

    9/22/2016 5:55:22 PM, by BETRHO48

    After driving across Kentucky in rain for numerous hours, we arrived in St. Louis, Missouri, looking for the Arch, "Gateway to the West." Below is our first glimpse of the Arch from the interstate: We were hopeful that the weather would clear for our actual visit to the Arch the next day. Ho... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 1

    9/22/2016 4:16:24 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I have been inspired by AMIEMICHELE's 100 DAYS OF EXERCISE blogs to begin one of my own. Thank you, Amie! 334 The last few months have been rough and I am trying to get my head back into the game. Exercising every day for the next 100 days will definitely help me to reestablish an exercise routi... Read more

  • those aren't raindrops

    9/22/2016 12:55:32 PM, by WHIRLEDP

    So yesterday's status... I decided on power because that's how it fell in place. I called the float center and they didn't have any openings in the evening. My back has recovered quite nicely from taking it easy and doing lots of stretching, slow yoga, and yin yoga leaving me craving power y... Read more

  • Day 62 Non-food Triggers

    9/22/2016 11:35:02 AM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - Non- food triggers - people, situations, places, habits or a combination of these, not just foods can trigger unplanned eating. Some situations - habits like having a bedtime snack, eating popcorn at a movie, eating in the car or eating with others to feel a connection. Emotio... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/22/2016 9:38:32 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Once again, I'm just back from this mornings run. I was actually able to push myself this morning. I'm just hoping I didn't hurt myself - my hip still isn't 100% . So here are some motivational images to help push you out the door today ... Read more

  • 9/22/16 Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. Mother Te

    9/22/2016 8:02:48 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day You know more than you think you do. Benjamin Spock Love Quote of the Day Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar. Theodor Adorno Art Quote of the Day Never buy four C-plus paintings when you can buy one A. Walter Annenberg Nat... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: September 22, 2016

    9/22/2016 7:51:01 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.” - Steve Maraboli... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, September 22, 2016

    9/22/2016 7:19:22 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    September 22, 2016 TAKING AN OATH An oath is a solemn promise that is witnessed by others and involves a future act or behavior. We often think of oath when we are put on the stand to testify. We swear to tell the truth or we will face punishment. Why do we have to take an oath and promise to t... Read more

  • One Full Week...On Plan!

    9/22/2016 7:11:02 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday was another unusual day. I went to work, attended a staff meeting, got my flu shot, and then my DD called. My GD had gotten sick at the sitters and she wanted to know if I could go pick her up. I had worked some extra hours on Monday so had flex time available. I quickly finished up a ... Read more

  • Maine Vacation pics (#4)

    9/22/2016 4:24:20 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    We came across some unusual things in our journeys. I like those types of things & I like old & antique things from days gone by. We came across this "quote horse" as I call it, in front of one of the businesses in downtown Bethel. It's so beautiful. Green is my favorite color, so that added to... Read more

  • a few steps backward and a step up

    9/22/2016 3:32:36 AM, by WENPLUSKEN

    Yesterday I discovered I gained back the three pounds I just lost, so I looked at my fitness goals and reset them because I really have been getting notices most weeks now that I need to because I am exceeding the old fitness goals all over the place. And now I am going to look into how many calori... Read more

  • Thursday

    9/22/2016 3:24:25 AM, by JTREMBATH

    A great day today I had help so hoping tomorrow will be the same.... Read more

  • 9-21-16

    9/22/2016 3:02:23 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    And another day that I didn't get up until after noon. Didn't go to bed to late and I slept part of the night in the chair. Don't get much done when I get up so late. It was the second of the three discussions on the American West, and that was interesting.... Read more

  • Day 24: Things are Shifting

    9/22/2016 2:03:57 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Yesterday was kind of an emotional day for me. I was sick with the cold and not feeling well, grouchy, and well, just being a whiny baby. There are times that I just feel defeated but I try to pull it around. I did a lot of self reflection with the weight loss and really told myself to stop being... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 61

    9/22/2016 12:24:25 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today was a boring exercise day. I rode the bike for 30 minutes.... Read more

  • Still too late and still to get to do it tomorrow.

    9/22/2016 12:10:28 AM, by NORASPAT

    DH and I got the Garden almost done. We had a dining club today and I thought we should not go. We do so small functions we decided to go. I was supposed to do the painting in the Kitchen. I thought I would have time but when I got home I went to bed. I had a bad headache. The haddock was s... 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

  • Wednesday's Words to Ponder

    9/21/2016 11:31:22 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for September 21:

    9/21/2016 8:54:45 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Today is an opportunity to love, to work and to play. Lord, may I recognize the opportunities that come today and participate in them as much as I can. Daily Scripture & Reflection: David also said to Solomon his son, "Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Do not be... Read more

  • Day 18- Compliant... insomnia

    9/21/2016 8:46:44 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I didn't sleep last night. I tried, but I was watching the clock and the time just ticked by until it 4am, and I gave up and got up and read until 7:30 when I woke Cooper up to go out to my parent's house for our morning visit. I am hoping to sleep tonight. I am thinking I need to increase my... 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

  • Day 61 Food Triggers

    9/21/2016 12:18:52 PM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - Learn your food cues or triggers - all the little signals and thoughts that prompt you to eat during times you were not planning on it. Even though you were not hungry these triggers cause you to react. One minute you were not thinking about food or eating and the next you cannot stop thin... Read more

  • Mothers and Daughters

    9/21/2016 11:16:38 AM, by M90207

    The past few days eating clean have been great. It's great to eat from a meal plan again and eat fresh food. I spent less by shopping at Aldi and the Farmer's Market instead of at Publix, so I felt better about investing the money into my grocery cart. My grandmother is dying of renal and... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: September 21, 2016

    9/21/2016 8:37:02 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    9/21/2016 8:17:30 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Once again, back from today's run already. The pain in my hip is still not gone, but it's not getting worse. In fact, it seems to be easing up. At least I hope it really is and not just in my head. I've got so much to do again today. I'll be logging off sparkpeople within a few minutes, a... Read more

  • Pick one thing..

    9/21/2016 8:08:03 AM, by MRSMANDIMILLER

    That you like / love a bout yourself.. I have always been quick whitted i always have been able to find an alternative to a problem.. and ill go far as teh second one, I like to smile alot and i like my ownsmile and my hair usually.. those are physical things the other one is chartacter t... Read more

  • 9/21/16 It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. Charles Spurgeon

    9/21/2016 8:03:04 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest. Dylan Thomas Love Quote of the Day Bid me to love, and I will give a loving heart to thee. Robert Herrick Art Quote of the Day The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing ... Read more

  • Overcoming Danger Zones

    9/21/2016 7:03:54 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday was another good day of abstinence. I ate my 3 meals only. Stayed in my calorie range. I had two major challenges. The first one came after lunch, I was helping a coworker with her account and it was off. It took us a couple of hours to figure out where the error was. It was really t... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    9/21/2016 6:02:41 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    September 21, 2016 IT TAKES DISCIPLINE Those who follow Jesus may appear to others as if they have the perfect life. They may seem to have it all together. They may look as if they are flawless and dedicated. However, that is far from the truth. They still sin. They still mess up. They still ha... Read more

  • WORDS TO LIVE BY

    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

  • WORDS TO LIVE BY

    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

  • Maine Vacation pics (#3)

    9/21/2016 4:23:21 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Pemaquid Point Lighthouse: L.L. Bean (or "The Beans" as they call them). They have several L.L. Bean stores all within walking distance of one another (housewares/furniture, apparel, hunting/fishing, outlet store, etc.). L.L. Bean is headquartered in Freeport, ME, just outside Portland, ME... Read more

  • Wednesday

    9/21/2016 3:56:53 AM, by JTREMBATH

    It came to a crunch today I was rostered to work with someone today as Wednesday is always busy only to be told that someone was off sick so they are taking that person from me to work in Theatre so I said I am not going to cope with lists like that so they finally decided to cancel a list this afte... Read more

  • 9-20-16

    9/21/2016 3:11:10 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Busy day. Payed the second mortgage and checked out the checking account. Lost the last bids I hadd up on eBay, s I need to leave that alone. Took the computer out of the big box it was mailed in. Still need to set it up. Kmart is closing the store in Thornton. Major drag. Finished the washing of th... Read more

  • The Bitch is Back

    9/21/2016 1:17:34 AM, by HEYITSAPOSSUM

    Hello hello, it's time once again to LOSE. THAT. WEIGHT! ... Read more

  • Day 23: If I Want Results, I Need To Put In The Work

    9/21/2016 12:33:06 AM, by CHARMING_GIRL

    Warning: It's a poor me post. Just like the title entry of my blog for today if I want results, I need to put in the work. It isn't going to be an easy road. Years (even decades) of neglect and abuse have happened. I'd love to have a magic wand or a genie to grant me a wish to take it all aw... Read more