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  • Tuesday

    11/24/2014 12:44:56 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Had my appointment for my hand yesterday and the Dr. is going to do steroid injections again to see how that goes before he tries any thing else he used a lot of big names that I don't know what they are but he is the surgeon so see how they go. I am hoping the injections will get rid of the pain as... Read more

  • Monday

    11/24/2014 12:29:27 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's Monday of a short work week! Three days of work, day off (on Thanskgiving), then a day of work. Oh, another thing...it's our 41st anniversary! We're celebrating this weekend! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!... Read more

  • Snowy Monday

    11/24/2014 12:08:44 PM, by NHES220

    Well, we had a little warm-up over the weekend. I went to the gym on Saturday and got a long walk in on the treadmill and some strength training and yesterday took advantage of the warmer temperatures and went for a run outside! It was in the high 40's and just a little misty. Tuesday evening I am p... Read more

  • I Love Cold Weather Running. Am I Alone on This?

    11/24/2014 11:58:42 AM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    So, I just got finished with a 30 minute run in the "heat wave". It is 65 degrees!! It gave me a good comparison between "hot" and "cold" running. I have found my ideal running temp and it is between 35-40 degrees. Before running, I never thought I'd want to run in the cold. But I learn ev... Read more

  • First Organized 5K Ever !!

    11/24/2014 11:55:49 AM, by BRAINBENTT

    After 8 weeks of strict C25K Training and two weeks of "Now What?" Training leading up to the race, my wife and I completed our first ever orgainized 5K at the Route 66 Marathon in Tulsa, OK on Saturday. It was so much fun and the weather cooperated, mid-50s after a week of record lows prior an... Read more

  • Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

    11/24/2014 10:57:25 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfriends! Are you a sandwich lover and are looking for a fresh homemade sandwich bread? Well, look no further then my kitchen! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 c water (room temperature) 8-10 c. (2 lbs 10 oz) whole wheat flour 2 Tbsp instant yeast 1/2 c (2 oz) gluten 1/... Read more

  • OVERWEIGHT!!! Not Obese!

    11/24/2014 10:29:27 AM, by RENZRYD

    It has been a serious long time coming...I mean SERIOUS! The BMI charts have me at 29.78, which is only OVERWEIGHT! I never in my wildest dreams imagined I would be so excited by being overweight. Even at my 179# frame I am currently in, I am not giving up and I am going to keep going. I feel so lib... Read more

  • I am trying to teach my DS a lesson

    11/24/2014 9:37:09 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; DD called me last night. DS has now by court order visits his DD monthly 1200 miles away. AS you all know, DS has a disability from Iraq has PTSD. He has come a long way but still has much to go. These conditions make everything harder to manage. My daughter told me that we n... Read more

  • Day 43 and keeping going

    11/24/2014 8:37:23 AM, by SHAWFAN

    I guess I've been feeling sorry for myself for the past week or so, since my fall. Well, that's coming to an end. I've been used to doing cardio for so long, and not doing much in the way of resistance training, until I hired a personal trainer. That, and my fall, made all the difference. My ... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution Day Thirty-Two - Prepare for Travel

    11/24/2014 8:24:36 AM, by GABY1948

    Today is day Thirty-Two! And seeing the ones I follow, WATERMELLEN and SANDICANE wrapping up their programs I am saddened. I LIKE comfort zones and following them has been one for me. And I have had so much support from all of you it has been AMAZING to say the least! It has truly been an amazin... Read more

  • Some adjustments

    11/24/2014 7:34:58 AM, by PINKIE78

    I ate a full dinner late last night after getting home from work. It put me over my calorie range by about 300 calories because I had snacked through the day - healthy snacks, but too often. When I looked back on the day to see what went wrong, I realized I had not been intentional to eat a good bre... Read more

  • 11/24/14

    11/24/2014 6:32:29 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    have a blessed day do what you can to help others smile a real smile it makes others smile also ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, November 24, 2014

    11/24/2014 6:17:31 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    November 24, 2014 OVERWHELMING COMFORT For many of us, we are uncomfortable. We are uncomfortable in our jobs because we donít like what we do or the people we work with. We are uncomfortable in our homes because we donít have good relationships with the people we live with. We are uncomfortabl... Read more

  • HEH?

    11/24/2014 5:28:25 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.... Read more

  • HAPPY MORNDAY MORNING

    11/24/2014 4:51:56 AM, by GHOSTFLAMES

    YES HAPPY MONDAY MORNING KNOWNING IT IS A SHORT WEEK REALLY HELPS.LOL RAINING OUT THERE THIS MORNING! IF IT WERE COLD LIKE IT WAS LAST WEEK WE WOULD BE IN TROUBLE BUT IT WARMED UP TO 54 YESTERDAY WAS A NICE DAY. WELL RUNNING A LITTLE BEHIND SO AS USUAL BIKE RIDING DAY AND POSTSING AT THE SAME... Read more

  • Look for the light . . .

    11/24/2014 4:13:42 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Blessings to you!! ... Read more

  • Life is full of possiblities

    11/24/2014 3:59:21 AM, by KIN59VARA

    Life is full of possibilities, so full that itís insanely ridiculous. Yet those possibilities are meaningless unless you do something with them." Ralph Marston I need to really keep cleaning the house. My son who lives the furtherest away is having car trouble. He was the ride for the other s... Read more

  • Organic foods Ė are they worth my hard earned dollar??

    11/24/2014 1:47:35 AM, by EMMABE1

    This is the start of a blog - one that I intend to follow up - that I have been doing for a Uni Course I have been doing to update my knowledge in nutrition, inbetween all the other things I have been doing - and you think you are busy!!!!!!. Its a subject I find very interesting - one that has a... Read more

  • Doors that were Opened

    11/24/2014 12:41:21 AM, by EMSSBEARS

    This Weekend we were challenged to talk about a time when a door was opened up to us like so many others there have been many doors opened but I will choose to talk about the one that brought me here to Sparks. In July of 2009 a door was opened for me, I was doing the Biggest Loser a paid online v... Read more

  • THANKS SO MUCH FOR SENDING PRAYER TO DIL AND FAMILY.

    11/23/2014 11:43:49 PM, by NORASPAT

    It has been a hectic day for the family. Trying to decide to go but when. There is such a lot happening here but there is much more happening in Nevada. DH and I are just staying at home, it has been difficult to go anywhere. Thanks It is late but I did read all of your comments and I tre... Read more

  • Sunday's Words to Ponder

    11/23/2014 11:29:16 PM, by JUDY1676

    Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at? Lord Byron... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 23:

    11/23/2014 10:39:02 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Integrity is one of our most valuable assets. Lord, may I live responsibly and never have the need to make excuses for my behavior. Daily Scripture & Reflection: A Time to Think: There are certain weights in life you simply cannot carry. Your Lord is asking you to se... Read more

  • November to Remember

    11/23/2014 9:25:01 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    As I approach the last week in November, I celebrate five years here in Kansas City area. I found out last week I was accepted to a Woman's Veteran entrepreneur conference to be held in New Orleans in January. I reapplied for a per diem position with my employer again and I feel like I have to lib... Read more

  • Did better today!

    11/23/2014 9:17:16 PM, by NUTINLOOKSLIKE

    Today was pretty good. I got to get out and go for a walk with my mom, which is always nice. We had my brother's dog at the house when we decided to go, so we had 3 pups! LOL They had a blast! I ended up walking the 2 boys, while Mom walked Maggie. Those boys had me all KINDS of tangled up. B... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Week

    11/23/2014 8:54:04 PM, by MSPENCER7

    With the Thanksgiving week beginning this week, we all need to be thankful for many things, but the most important one is freedom.... Read more

  • 100 Days to a New You Challenge day 002/100/098

    11/23/2014 8:39:54 PM, by TKRYSTINA

    Today I did a lot of walking outside, did 04 rows on the cowl that I am knitting, drank 10 glasses of water & di some posting on Spark People. I am having a bad SINUS TENSION MIGRANE DAY & NIGHT... Read more

  • Thank You, SparkFriends!

    11/23/2014 8:10:07 PM, by BETRHO48

    Albert Schweitzer made the following observation: In everyoneís life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those who rekindle the inner spirit. Thank you to all my SparkFriends... Read more

  • Day 42

    11/23/2014 7:30:22 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Thanks everyone, and Happy Sunday evening! Since my fall last Sunday, I've found that I've had to change my workouts to accommodate my painful knee. The bruise on it is quite large and tender, so my personal trainer told me to stop walking and stay off the elliptical for the time being. I did... Read more

  • Gratitude for Everything (really?)

    11/23/2014 7:16:42 PM, by MADAMES

    I heard some wonderful messages today about living with a grateful heart. It is rather easy to be grateful when things are going well. It is much more of a challenge to feel gratitude for the bumps in our lives- the losses, the misfortunes, the diseases that rob us of our joy and keep us awake at... Read more

  • The Wit And Wisdom Of Joyce Meyer---Sun.

    11/23/2014 7:13:02 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    The only way fear ever goes away is when we face it, when we confront it. We've got to learn how to "do it afraid." ... Read more

  • Throwback #2: You Won't Like This Post

    11/23/2014 6:54:18 PM, by ITSMATT

    ============================== I have written literally hundreds of blog posts and articles over the years for this and that. Here on SparkPeople I have pages of blog posts. I've been looking back through them and identifying ones that have a particularly good message. This is the seco... Read more

  • Smile Of The Day---Sun.

    11/23/2014 6:49:32 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Three-year-old walked up to a pregnant lady while waiting with his mother in the doctors office. He inquisitively asked the lady, ďWhy is your stomach so big?Ē She replied, ďIím having a baby.Ē With big eyes, he asked, ďIs the baby in your stomach?Ē She answered, ďHe sure is.Ē ... Read more

  • Another nice day

    11/23/2014 5:47:16 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's Sunday. The sun is out and it's a very nice day. Nicer than yesterday. Today is house cleaning day. Happy sparking everyone!... Read more

  • November's home stretch, and my daily plan.

    11/23/2014 5:44:25 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    It's finally the last week of November. It is also two days before payday. No serious shopping this weekend, living out of the freezer till Tuesday. I planned out the meals, and called Grandma to see what I could bring on Thursday. Sparkguy "sparked" me to start using my blog for the daily... Read more

  • Gym buddy time...

    11/23/2014 5:10:10 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Met my brother at the gym for a workout today. Good workout. I ran intervals on the treadmill, put in 10 minutes on the elliptical, and weights. Jeremy said he is starting to like gym time, and wants to go more often. Yay! I feel good about nagging him into joining the gym. He is even talking ... Read more

  • Sparky and I are fighting

    11/23/2014 4:35:05 PM, by ILOVEMALI

    Sparky and I have been fighting. He doesn't want to upload data and has been grumbling about that for a few weeks now. Changed the battery and it didn't make any difference (note to self -- don't buy batteries from Amazon -- they were old and I had to change it again -- losing the data because Spa... Read more

  • Taking stock: 2 Years with Spark

    11/23/2014 4:09:39 PM, by FELINEBETTER

    Just the fact that Iíve been Sparking continually for that long is an incredible achievement for me! I can hardly believe the changes Iíve made! First of all, my initial plan in joining Spark was to get healthier and hopefully, lose some weight. I am very pleased to say that Iíve a... Read more

  • I KNOW there will be allot of eating, for the USA Sparkers, celebration!

    11/23/2014 3:59:05 PM, by SPARKLINGME176

    Yogi Tea says, "Where there is love, there is no question". PLEASE remember to love yourself, even MORE this week, rather than eat your way to 12#'s heavier for this holiday season! & I will do the same! We are in this together, RIGHT? ... Read more

  • nov 22

    11/23/2014 3:58:02 PM, by JAZZYGF

    Wow the new me did not make it Signed up WW Sept 24 lost 4pounds Now up 8 pounds and disgusted 5k race with extra pounds well tuff Why I really don't know Busy daily first my finger then barn then husbands 2 surgeries. Dr bills now cookie baking annual event. Lots of work and lots of mo... Read more

  • Thanking God Today

    11/23/2014 2:32:03 PM, by KOPSBABY

    We started out around 1pm yesterday to take a 1 hour drive with 2 DGDs to go to a 3rd DGD's birthday party. It started raining and we got about 2 miles from our exit when the traffic stopped and the roads turned icy. I was driving and had never driven on icy roads like this before where we were so f... Read more

  • Monday

    11/23/2014 2:10:09 PM, by JTREMBATH

    My day off today I am very tired went down to the farm yesterday and hubby did not eat or drink all the time we were there even though he was asked if he wanted anything so when we got home checked his blood sugar and they were over 16 which was not good.... Read more

  • Special Sunday

    11/23/2014 12:46:54 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, November 23, 2014... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 11/23/2014

    11/23/2014 11:17:21 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Josh 1:8 New International Version Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. King James Version This book of the law shall not depart out of thy ... Read more

  • Plan B. Report on fasting day

    11/23/2014 11:10:59 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Well, that was different. I have done a lot of 500 calorie days over the last year or so and they have worked very well for me. But this felt really different, and I enjoyed it. My low cal days before were weeks with restricted foods, and I found them easy to do. Until I didn't. But this Fast Diet... Read more

  • Coconut Oil Fudge

    11/23/2014 10:24:19 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! It is a beautiful day here on the farm and today we need to add a little "MODERATION" to the list of chores! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp. almond extract pinch of sea salt ... Read more

  • Beck again the final time. Day 1

    11/23/2014 9:31:38 AM, by BACKTOTEN12

    Will review and edit Advantage card. re-reading the first part of the book. Will also track at least 2 days this week. Did the elliptical for 50 minutes this morning and strength for 1 hour. Felt so good. Stretched for 20 on the stretch bars. Usually stretch at home. Forgot how nice that contraption... Read more

  • Gah

    11/23/2014 9:29:56 AM, by BEANIEWEENS

    I am not going to beat myself up. I know that I went a while without tracking my food, but it will be ok, because I have already changed that back around!... Read more

  • 11/23/14

    11/23/2014 9:19:25 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Have a wonderful day do some thing that makes you feel good about yourself you are one of a kind and deserve the best have a good day... Read more

  • Perceptions . . .

    11/23/2014 8:05:29 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Do an evaluation & see if you need to adjust your focus. Blessings to you!! ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, November 23, 2014

    11/23/2014 6:53:01 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    November 23, 2014 OVERWHELMING GLORY When we live in this world only focusing on the sin and the issues of the world, we are not focusing on God. When we donít focus on God, we canít see His glory. However, when we become true followers of Christ, we will want to stop focusing on the world and... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution Day Thirty-One - Decide About Drinking

    11/23/2014 6:40:25 AM, by GABY1948

    Today is day Thirty-One, about drinking Alcoholic beverages. This one is a freebie for me since I don't drink ANY alcohol anymore. I considered skipping this one but decided to do it anyway since many people following these blogs do drink some alcoholic beverages. First, most of us know that a... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/23/2014 6:08:34 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    The start of another week and the chance to get it right. Starting the week off with my workout- happy Sunday!... Read more

  • Camp Wannabefit November 23

    11/23/2014 5:59:26 AM, by KIN59VARA

    Kin59vara's Camp Activity Week of Nov 23 10,000 steps a day Self Reflection Kick Clutter to the Curb Book Club: Casual Reader Making Connections Strength Training Good Nutrition basics Measurements: weigh in 164.6 I lost 2 pounds YEAH I Measurement for week: Down ... Read more

  • SOME GOOD NEWS

    11/23/2014 4:47:13 AM, by GHOSTFLAMES

    TOOK THE PUPPIES TO THE VET FOR THEIR LAST ROUND OF SHOTS AND DIXIE IS 20 POUNDS EVEN AND LAGER IS 20 AND A HALF POUNDS AND DIXIE FEELS SO MUCH MORE SOLID. AND LAGERS LITTLE HEART IS OK NOW AS DR THOUGH IT HAS CLOSED NOW THANK GOODNESS HE DOESN'T HAVE WHAT HARLEY OUR DOG WE JUST LOST HAD THE DIFFERE... Read more

  • Tingling . . . side effect of too little sleep, maybe??

    11/23/2014 12:42:33 AM, by KPETSCHE

    I'm trying to recover from a lack of sleep and it's really hard to get the poor body to bounce right back for some reason. Could be that I'm in my mid-50's?? I know they say that you can't "catch up" on missed sleep but I can usually sleep a little extra for a few days and begin to feel better. ... Read more

  • Thanks for the messages for our DIL's father's loss.

    11/22/2014 11:53:59 PM, by NORASPAT

    This time of year flights are hard to find. Her Dad was alone and had been recently evicted from his home. Her brother was stealing money that was for their food. He is arrested, Her Dad slept in his car and had Oxygen he was not using. He was ill with Pneumonia and took himself to the hospital. ... Read more

  • Massage and yoga

    11/22/2014 11:03:15 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got a call from the spa where I go for my massages asking if I could come in at 11:30am, rather than at 3pm. So I hurried up and walked the dog, then walked over to the spa. Things were really slippery this morning, as things were just starting to melt, so we had to walk in the street. It makes... Read more

  • Day 41 it is

    11/22/2014 10:29:28 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Happy Saturday! And Day 41 for us, Gaye and Ginie! A very busy day had me going today, with a lot of walking, then the elliptical this afternoon for 30 minutes. I'm done for the day. Exhausted. We're doing so well, ladies! I'll try to be more chipper tomorrow. Am hoping for some relaxatio... Read more

  • Saturday's Words to Ponder

    11/22/2014 10:10:44 PM, by JUDY1676

    The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different. Peter Drucker ... Read more

  • I think this might count as strength training:)

    11/22/2014 8:48:14 PM, by BETZYGIRL

    Today for the first time I helped haul wood:) I walked from one side of our 40A to the other. Two DS trimmed some 'downed' trees and cut them into logs. I helped clean up and stack the brush and helped load the cut wood on the... Read more

  • Spangle's Friends with the Scale, Chapter 17

    11/22/2014 8:25:53 PM, by BETRHO48

    With my comments below from FWTS, chapter 17, Scale and Weight-Loss Patterns, I hope to catch up with the team. List 2 or 3 things I learned from this chapter. 1. Spangle writes that typically, there is a "honeymoon" phase with the scale when we begin a new weight management pro... Read more

  • Obesity and Preventable Death: 8 Lifesaving Resources

    11/22/2014 7:49:44 PM, by EMMABE1

    More than 2 in 3 adults (or 78.6million) are considered to be overweight or obese, and more than 1 in 6 children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered to be obese (1). Obesity is linked to health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of th... Read more

  • WHAT HAPPENED? (Reposted from March 17, 2014)

    11/22/2014 7:47:27 PM, by SINGINGLADY47

    What Happened? Monday, March 17, 2014 Sometime, the past comes back to haunt us. Right? Is there anything the WE can do to remove the guilty feelings we get when we think back. NOPE. There is nothing WE can do! BUT, WE don't have to. It has been done for us, because....... GRACE HAPP... Read more

  • Good call, y'all!

    11/22/2014 7:45:27 PM, by NUTINLOOKSLIKE

    Yesterday my fitness was NOT what it could be, and I was very disappointed in myself. I like to see a commitment through, no matter what. So when I made a plan for my exercise and it didn't happen, I felt like I'd broken my word. You ladies and gentlemen had such kind words of support and encoura... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 22:

    11/22/2014 7:41:42 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: One of the best parts of receiving blessings is enjoying them. Lord, may I take time to recognize my blessings and appreciate their wonder. Daily Scripture & Reflection: But the Lord is with me as a mighty, awesome One. Jeremiah 20:11 A Time to Think: Forgiveness is ... Read more

  • Hooping, Cooking, Improving

    11/22/2014 7:40:56 PM, by KALISWALKER

    My energy level is improving and a few times a day I try to hoop. As soon as I start moving I get very hot, so these little bursts of energy are all I can do. I watched several youtube hoop videos. It's seems to be a rocking movement side to side or front to back, so effortless. This morning... Read more

  • Rough Month

    11/22/2014 7:27:38 PM, by MISSA526

    Fibro Flare ups, Cramps for 3 days, A bitter cold swept in cueing 3 days of migraines and I've been sick for 2 weeks which has now been in my chest for a week. Pkus hypomania and about a half dozen docotor appointments. Right now I for the last 2 weeks I haven't been able to sleep pass 4am. NO MATTE... Read more

  • Nice day

    11/22/2014 6:03:18 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's Saturday and a very nice hot day. Doing laundry right now so will be able to hang them out in the sunshine! Happy sparking everyone!... Read more

  • Smile Of The Day---Sat.

    11/22/2014 5:51:26 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A guy's on the electric chair. The warden's just about to pull the switch when the guy gets the hiccups. The warden says, "Do you have any last requests?" The guy says, "(hic) Yeah... (hic) could you please do (hic)... could you please do something to scare me?"... Read more

  • Third week, on the verge of all or nothing thinking fatitude

    11/22/2014 5:33:21 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    So, it's really the fourth week of November. Again, this week was lost to pain and agony. Well, at least pain. I have yet to de-clutter my bedroom. last Saturday night, waking at 3AM to put the dog out and get a class of water, I walked through it in the dark. Deeds done, and I attempted to wa... Read more

  • i need a meeting

    11/22/2014 5:13:30 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Beginning to see and experience the difference between childish and child like. A childish 56 year old is not very pretty. A child -like 56 year old is a beautiful creation of God. Full of love, trust. Compassion. Able to use her past drama in a positive way to help others. That is my goal fro... Read more

  • Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

    11/22/2014 5:01:52 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! Sorry that I have not got this recipe blog done earlier but I bought a new laptop and I have been setting it up and getting it going and I will be until the wee hours! So, come on in and take a peek as to what I have for you all today! Ingredients~ 2 Chicken breast... Read more

  • Sister Hazel and Change

    11/22/2014 4:39:14 PM, by ITSMATT

    Sister Hazel is a band out of Florida - Gainesville, I believe. They've got kind of a harmonic, melodic, upbeat southern rock sound. There's a song I heard by them yesterday on the Pandora internet radio app while driving the desk. It is called "Change Your Mind". You could hear an ... Read more

  • Saturday with a smile

    11/22/2014 3:17:08 PM, by LIVELAUFLUV

    Today has been a busy day, started out taking my car in for GM recall work and an oil change. While waiting for my car to be done, I took a long walk. It was 4.5 miles round trip to the mall and back. It was an awesome walk, the sun was out and that always makes me feel better. I found a dollar ... Read more

  • 100 Days to a New You Challenge day 001/100/099

    11/22/2014 2:54:10 PM, by TKRYSTINA

    I messed up really bad so I am starting my 100 days challenge all over starting today. My new goals are 01) lose 10-15 lbs. 02) Keep walking a lot everyday 03) Drink 8-12 glasses of water everyday 04) Work on a knitting project everyday 05) Post on Spark People more 0... Read more

  • A Pep Talk From My Mom

    11/22/2014 2:47:52 PM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    So I've tried to do some restarts in the past couple of weeks, without doing a complete overhaul. Definitely not working. So I thought back to how all this started: a conversation with my mom. By the way, she has been on a whole food diet now for two years and is at her ideal size and doing reall... Read more

  • Beautiful morning...

    11/22/2014 2:26:55 PM, by LEANIE64

    I read a blog post this morn..about this gals challenge..I am going to join it. Now I can't recall the name of it..going to have to go and search it out..ha ha ! Hope all are doing good.... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/22/2014 2:21:49 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Just watching the rugby game between the All Blacks and Wales and the All Blacks are in the lead 34 to 16, have been for my walk and our youngest son is going to pick us up and we are going down to our other sons farm.... Read more

  • @Philadelphia Health Expo

    11/22/2014 1:58:19 PM, by SOOKIE

    Today, dh and I attended the Philadelphia Health and Fitness Expo. Tons of vendors, but the one I wanted to see was Sparkpeople! We almost missed SPs space, but the bright orange Meta sign was a dead giveaway. LOL DH is n... Read more

  • Satisfying Saturday

    11/22/2014 12:02:35 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, November 22, 2014... Read more

  • 11/22/14

    11/22/2014 10:57:47 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    may all you need be granted to those who need it thank you everyone... Read more

  • I dumped the dump cake?!

    11/22/2014 10:42:49 AM, by GIGI4AUSTIN

    I am so very proud of myself this morning. I did something that made me feel great! I made a dump cake on Monday for a church meeting being held at our house. Unfortunately, there was some left over. I was tempted to eat a serving for breakfast this morning.....I took one bite and thought, "... Read more

  • Weigh In Day

    11/22/2014 7:52:29 AM, by BECKYS222

    So this week I did really well in making sure I stayed off the scale. I stayed within my calories all but 1 day so I was hopeful I'd lost weight. I even exercised every day but yesterday but for some reason yesterday had me completely tuckered out and I just did what I could to make it through ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, November 22, 2014

    11/22/2014 7:41:44 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    Sorry I missed a few days. I had emergency gall bladder surgery. I am doing better and all glory to God for His healing!!! ***** November 22, 2014 OVERWHELMED IN AWE There are times in life where we are overwhelmed in awe. We canít believe what we have seen. We canít believe what we h... Read more

  • OH KNOW HE DI'NT

    11/22/2014 7:36:22 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Down in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, Boudreaux got a job with BP helping to clean up the Gulf oil spill. He reports to work and is told to speak to a supervisor about his assign- ment. He finds a man and asks "What am I supposed to do?" The supervisor tells him to go to the anima... Read more

  • Fat-free, sugar-free, calorie-free treat!

    11/22/2014 7:34:40 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Let's all lick our paws!! Have an amazingly wonderful day, SparkFriends!! Blessings to you!! ... Read more

  • Honestly

    11/22/2014 6:59:43 AM, by MCVEEGIRL

    Honestly, I'm struggling. I have been up and down the same 10lbs since September and I can't get below 300lbs. I am sitting firm at 310 right now and it's so close! Last week, I tried so hard. I ate well, I walked, I gained. So here I am again. I figure the only thing I can do is track ever... Read more

  • Dream Big

    11/22/2014 6:50:25 AM, by KIN59VARA

    Dream big, expect the best, and then put forth your highest efforts in the service of those dreams and expectations. Act as if lifeís greatest magnificence is yours to live, for it is, the moment you choose it." Ralph Marston This weekend it is getting the house ready for the kids to come home.... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution Day Thirty - Stay in Control When Eating Out

    11/22/2014 6:37:11 AM, by GABY1948

    Beck includes going to a restaurant, family gathering, holiday celebration and other special events, in this. She reminds us that we will encounter lots of TRIGGERS. Plan to Eat Out: Create a plan for eating out and set a date to implement the plan at a restaurant sometime this week. Beck te... Read more

  • Feeling good

    11/22/2014 6:31:56 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    While the scale isn't moving I am feeling good. Feeling smaller.... Read more

  • SATURDAY 11/22/14

    11/22/2014 4:24:07 AM, by GHOSTFLAMES

    HERE WE ARE SATURDAY YEAH. IN A BLINK IT WILL BE GONE! WE WENT TO THE PET STORE TO GET THE PUPPIES FITTED FOR COLLARS DIXIE HAS BLING AND LAGER HAS STUDS.LOL TODAY THEY GO TO THE VET FOR THEIR LAST ROUND OF SHOTS. THEN HOME TO CLEAN THE HOUSE MY POOR HARWOOD FLOORS CAN'T TAKE MUSH MORE OF THE PU... Read more

  • Please don't judge me....

    11/22/2014 1:54:30 AM, by IAMBIZI

    Well..... The truth of the matter is that I have been lieing to myself and my doctor about how much alcohol that I am drinking. You guys know the truth as I have been documenting it for some odd months now. Last week I met with my psych doctor and told her that I was drinking 3 times per week 3 ... Read more

  • News, news, news and more news

    11/22/2014 12:49:28 AM, by KPETSCHE

    I can't believe it's been nearly a week since I last touched base - time is flying right now. It's not like I've been really busy outside since it's been a bit chilly out there. At least we don't have the 7 feet of snow that some places received over the past couple of days!!! I've even manag... Read more

  • Yet another quick blog.

    11/21/2014 11:41:25 PM, by NORASPAT

    We had a really nice time in Freeport. I got some good buys and we had a nice tea. I dropped them all off (I am the Driver) and headed home with my stash. As I got there our DIL who is living here called for a ride. I went and picked her up and went home. As she went downstairs her phone ra... Read more

  • Commitment

    11/21/2014 11:10:37 PM, by MSPENCER7

    Good evening all. It has been a long day. I hope everyone has a great weekend and remembers to make exercise and eating healthy a priority everyday. SparkPeople is not a fad, it is a lifestyle that demands commitment and consistency.... Read more

  • Plan B, the Fast Diet

    11/21/2014 10:50:10 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    In the event yesterday did not make it to the work do, I had to work instead. Not to worry, DH & I went to a favorite place and had some yummy plates. No dessert though. This morning all set to go for a swim but the pool is in use for a swim meet. I suggested the other pool as plan B but DH didn... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 21:

    11/21/2014 10:46:30 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Set aside time for quiet because it is here that you will come to know yourself and to know God. Lord, the distractions and interruptions of my day are many, but for a few moments each day we will talk. Daily Scripture & Reflection: I know that nothing is better for them t... Read more

  • Here's Where I Am Now

    11/21/2014 10:18:40 PM, by BETZYGIRL

    My Spark Coach program set my activity for today to post a picture of me no matter where I am in the journey so I can see how my body size changes. This picture was taken on June 1, 2014. On December 1 I will have another pictu... Read more