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  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, October 20, 2014

    10/20/2014 6:34:46 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 20, 2014 PROTECTION If we were open up and share with each other our deepest burdens or secrets, we would better understand each other. Sharing with one another helps us grow stronger together and allows us to pray for one another. Many times we donít want to share with others what trou... Read more

  • Why I've Been So Quiet...

    10/20/2014 6:20:26 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    No, no big news, there are no life changing events going on. Nothing super awesome or super bad has happened, so I guess that's a good thing... although super awesome sounds like it could be fun... maybe someday! I was in quite a little rut with my eating, it was like I could have 2 or 3 good days a... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 10-20-14

    10/20/2014 5:09:05 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching." By Mohandas Gandhi... Read more

  • Getting back on track

    10/20/2014 4:54:17 AM, by KIN59VARA

    "Even if youíve been speeding off on the wrong track, now you have the opportunity to get on the right one. Though you may have made plenty of mistakes, today is your opportunity to learn from them and to step forward in a positive way. Give yourself a moment and feel a little bit of regret for... Read more

  • MONDAY 10/20/14

    10/20/2014 4:42:05 AM, by GHOSTFLAMES

    WELL HERE WE ARE MONDAY AGAIN! THE ONLY GOOD THING I HAVE TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN THIS WEEK IS I AM OFF FRIDAY YES!!!!!! SO SHOULD MAKE THE WORK WEEK A LITTLE EASIER TO GFO THROUGH.LOL THE PUPPIES ONLY GOT UP TWICE I'LL TAKE THAT BETTER YET ONCE WOULD BE JUST LOVELY PER NIGHT. THEN UP FOR 350 SO NO... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/20/2014 4:39:52 AM, by GABY1948

    I liked this quote this morning, it really is true. I am at Son #2s home this morning. I could not wait to blog today because even though I put off beginning "the Complete Beck Diet Solution" officially until I get home with ... Read more

  • COKE!!! My Nemesis

    10/20/2014 4:35:12 AM, by BOGUSANNIE

    Oh Coke....how I love thee... I have battled you for 14 years now, and somehow you come out winning every time! YOU BASTARD! Oh how I hate you...but I love you....please let go of the grip you have on me! I was able to fend off the Coke temptations today...man was it a hard one... Read more

  • Hubcap art exhibit.

    10/20/2014 4:24:43 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Hubby & I went to the mountains of Virginia for a couple of days over the weekend (today is his birthday) & we saw the coolest exhibit at a museum. People were tasked with make art out of old hubcaps. What a cool idea!! He... Read more

  • Moral of the story

    10/20/2014 1:34:29 AM, by GOANNA2

    SOUNDS ABOUT RIGHT A teacher gave her class of 11 year olds an assignment: To get their parent to tell them a story with a moral at the end of it. The next day the kids came back and one by one began to tell their stories. Ashley said, 'My father's a farmer and we have ... Read more

  • Success

    10/20/2014 12:59:26 AM, by LIZLOVEROSES

    See your goal Understand the obstacles Create a positive metal picture Clear mind of self-doubt Embrace the challenge Stay on track Show the world you can do it I have set my goal, will have obstacles that will come up , I always carry a mental picture i... Read more

  • Super Shred (Week 1 Day 2)

    10/19/2014 11:41:35 PM, by ANNETTEMARIE63

    Day two went through successfully without any difficulties which actually surprised me with the turmoil that happened in my life. I was actually surprised that I did not eat out of emotion. My daughter got engaged last night which I knew was coming because Thomas asked my husband and I for our ble... Read more

  • A very long day. It turned out well. EXCEPT for the Minivan.

    10/19/2014 10:37:26 PM, by NORASPAT

    Just about the same as yesterday. DH could not go there he still can not see in short distances. I had to pack the minivan. I had to back up to the door of the Auditorium and after 71 years' I had a car accident.. My Driver side mirror had been moved just a bit. The building has a wall acro... Read more

  • Sunday's Words to Ponder

    10/19/2014 10:28:09 PM, by JUDY1676

    The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself. Douglas MacArthur ... Read more

  • Back to Solutions

    10/19/2014 10:20:14 PM, by REBECCATKD

    I found myself recommending The Spark Solution to a co-worker, especially since I lost about six pounds in two weeks when I did it. Then I thought, Hmmm...Perhaps I should be doing this again. So today was the first day! I've grocery shopped, chopped, roasted, and cooked. I pinpointed my ... Read more

  • And Day 7 is done!!

    10/19/2014 10:00:42 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Very short blog tonight as it's late and everyone has to get up early in the morning. But Day 7 is done! Went to the gym and had a session with a personal trainer and got a good idea of some exercises that I can do with my physical limitations and did some cardio on top of it all. Had an amazing ... Read more

  • Change

    10/19/2014 9:20:29 PM, by ITSMATT

    Weight loss is hard. Very hard. It is hard because it requires changing how we think. It requires us to make choices that are contrary... Contrary to how we would normally choose. Repetition has burned into our brains a certain way of thinking. A way of thinking that encourages poo... Read more

  • Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/12 - 10/18

    10/19/2014 9:02:30 PM, by PROT358

    QUOTE OF THE DAY We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow WEEKLY EXERCISE AND NUTRITION Sunday 10-12 1445 calories 45 mins stationary bike Monday 10-13 1855 calories 60 m... Read more

  • My fitness goal

    10/19/2014 8:42:17 PM, by LILSUZY1057

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  • I blew it today!!

    10/19/2014 8:41:01 PM, by TRYHARDER2014

    I really blew my diet and exercise today. I am way over my calorie count and the only exercise was 15 minutes on my recumbent bike. I donít know why I binged on raisins and nuts and ate two ham & cheese sandwiches instead of cooking the chicken I had planned. I spent the afternoon w... Read more

  • Restful Sunday

    10/19/2014 8:17:34 PM, by SEWINGMAMACDS

    I really enjoyed today - nice and restful. We taught Sunday School this morning. After lunch, I laid down for a nap. I only got 30 minutes then the phone rang four times. After the 4th I gave up in trying to nap. So, I started to working on the kilt. I was able to finish sewing in the canv... Read more

  • Feeling Good

    10/19/2014 7:51:36 PM, by DWSCHUYLER

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  • Spring chickens are go

    10/19/2014 7:22:15 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    An early start to the day to let my chickens out of the hen house. DH helped me to set up a separate part of the run so my new gals can have some security while they learn how to walk and find food, without being haraassed by the Whataitai Whanau. But at night I am putting them all in together, much... Read more

  • Passive Agressive Much?

    10/19/2014 7:16:33 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Have you ever noticed that when you get unkind comments on your page or blog, it is usually by someone with no link to their Spark Page? Either that or they create an account and delete it- it no longer exists. Either have courage enough to stand up for what you are saying and show yourself or... Read more

  • why I workout

    10/19/2014 6:50:46 PM, by LISALEEBRYAN

    To be healthier To feel better about myself To set a good example for my kids To be able to stay active To enjoy life... Read more

  • Butternut squash

    10/19/2014 6:29:09 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My mother gave a cooking class at the local soup kitchen this afternoon, and I ended up being the assistant cook. We had roasted kale and butternut, butternut soup and butternut pie Lots of Vitamin A! Cooper stayed with dad while I drove mom down for the class. Report was that Cooper was a good ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for October 19:

    10/19/2014 6:16:45 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: You can become more peaceful and a more interesting person by having a healthy attitude and accepting your responsibilities. Lord, help me to remember that life is what we make of it. Daily Scripture & Reflection: All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flo... Read more

  • Mom Angell

    10/19/2014 5:41:19 PM, by JUNEAU2010

    Just sharing a picture of her from shortly after my college days.... Read more

  • Smile Of The Day---Sun.

    10/19/2014 5:22:49 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A well respected surgeon was relaxing on his sofa one evening just after arriving home from work. As he was tuning into the evening news, the phone rang. The doctor calmly answered it and heard the familiar voice of a colleague on the other end of the line. "We need a fourth for poker," said t... Read more

  • Friends with the Scale; Chapter 4

    10/19/2014 4:11:09 PM, by BETRHO48

    Comments on Spangle's Friends with the Scale, Chapter 4, To Weigh or Not to Weigh? In your notebook, list 2 or 3 things that you learned from this chapter. 1) There are many recommendations with regard to using or not using a scale during a weight management program. 2) The scale doesn't... Read more

  • It's Sunday

    10/19/2014 3:22:58 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Looks like we were lucky that Ana is headed away from us. We had some rain and wind last night but it wasn't too bad. The power went off for about 2 hours and hope today is a better day. Happy sparking!... Read more

  • Monday

    10/19/2014 1:32:57 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Well hubby has gone to work today not sure if he will last the 8 hours yesterday his blood sugar levels shot up to 20.6 so had to give him a fast acting insulin to bring it down it came down to 16.2 after 1 hour so was happy with that.... Read more

  • Special Sunday

    10/19/2014 1:08:31 PM, by KNEEMAKER

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  • Birthday Countdown!

    10/19/2014 12:47:46 PM, by ADVENTURE-GIRL

    There's 6 weeks until my birthday. I want to see if I can give myself a nice gift for my birthday with exercise and eating well. I am not going to weigh myself until my birthday :) It will be a fun little motivator to do well. ... Read more

  • one sentence

    10/19/2014 11:10:01 AM, by TEBBSC87

    I am feeling rested after a day sick on the couch.... Read more

  • One Win Down and a Long Fight Ahead

    10/19/2014 10:47:31 AM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    I ran my half marathon with a PR of 3:10:25 yesterday morning. At the finish line, everything that my husband and I had been through the past week caught up to me and I hugged my friend and sobbed. I had put everything into getting to that race and finishing it, and I had nothing left. Meanwhile,... Read more

  • 10/19/14

    10/19/2014 10:43:57 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    it is a great day I get to teach for a couple of hours and I love that I hope you all have a good day thanks for the support... Read more

  • Down 3 - Actvity Ideas

    10/19/2014 10:21:48 AM, by UKMOM638

    Weigh in this morning showed down 3 pounds. I really didn't do so well sticking to my calorie intake and I am also having a hard time getting in exercise. I don't want to make excuses for not taking my walk but....I leave the house every morning around 6 spend the hour and half before that gettin... Read more

  • SPark Guy's Small steps plan

    10/19/2014 10:08:09 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    today I got an email from Chris SPark Guy. It contained the following: "When we hit our lowest point, we are open to our greatest change." (From the TV show Avatar) "... all it takes is a few small positive steps when we are down (which happens to all of us) to start building a virtuous cycle ba... Read more

  • round the bridges

    10/19/2014 9:35:38 AM, by ZENRYAKU

    Tigers were asked to read "Visualization a Key To Achieving Your Goals" and practise the seven steps, see www.essentiallifeskills.
    net/visualization.html I decided to use the seven visualisation steps, to be pract... Read more

  • Bob's table

    10/19/2014 7:55:48 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

    Now I have only the guest bedroom to get finished, but that is on hold until the wall is repaired. Hope you all enjoy the trip through my home.... Read more

  • Living Room

    10/19/2014 7:53:57 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

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  • Living Room

    10/19/2014 7:52:09 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

    This is the chair I purchased. It is oh so comfortable.... Read more

  • Living Room

    10/19/2014 7:50:21 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

    This is the coffee table I told you all about. The rug underneath I love.... Read more

  • Living Room

    10/19/2014 7:49:13 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

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  • Living Room

    10/19/2014 7:47:51 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

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  • Bob's table

    10/19/2014 7:46:32 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

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  • Living Room

    10/19/2014 7:45:03 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

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  • Step forward with a smile.

    10/19/2014 7:43:40 AM, by KIN59VARA

    "Even though it has no guarantees, this day is an incredible opportunity. So step confidently, enthusiastically forward with a smile on your face and go with it." Ralph Marston I spent yesterday at my daughter's field hockey game. It was in Maine so most of the time was spent in the car. ... Read more

  • Living Room

    10/19/2014 7:41:23 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

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  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, October 19, 2014

    10/19/2014 7:39:49 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 19, 2014 WHAT BELIEVERS DO When the first churches emerged and the first believers got together, they did what God called them to do. They did it because they wanted to do it. They did it because of the love and devotion they had for God. They didnít stay home because they felt bad. The... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration - Sunday

    10/19/2014 7:27:25 AM, by GABY1948

    Somehow I believe that if this relationship is in good shape, most of the rest of your life goes, at the very least, better! Day 7 on streak Have a blessed Sunday, even if it is cold where you are! ... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/19/2014 7:24:33 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    A new week- time to get moving!... Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 10-19-14

    10/19/2014 5:12:04 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." By Mark Twain ... Read more

  • SUNDAY,SUNDAY

    10/19/2014 4:56:57 AM, by GHOSTFLAMES

    YES HERE WE ARE SUNDAY I REALLY DON'T LIKE SUNDAY'S ONLY FOR THE REASON I KNOW I GO BACK TO WORK ON MONDAYS.LOL WHY DOES THE WEEKEND GO BY SO DARN FAST??? WELL THE KIDS WERE HERE AND WE FINALLY GOT TO BED AT 11PM SO THE PUPPIES ONLY GOT UP ONCE AND THEN UP FOR THE DAY AT 335. THEY ATE AND ARE NO... Read more

  • Struggled a bit today, but made it through...

    10/19/2014 3:05:39 AM, by BOGUSANNIE

    Today I hosted an event at my house which was basically a meet and greet for a Facebook group I admin. I kept snacks to a homemade Guacamole (with Greek Yogourt) and Terra Chips as I knew there would be food brought in by others. That really worried me because I didn't make time before hand to ... Read more

  • Updates

    10/18/2014 11:47:30 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Ana is now a tropical storm and we have had some rain, a little wind, but thank goodness no hurricane. We attended a caregiving seminar this morning sponsored by AARP. It was a great way to spend the morning. Happy sparking everyone!... Read more

  • DH was so restless he insisted he do the dishes.

    10/18/2014 11:27:32 PM, by NORASPAT

    I have been out a lot today but not a nice brisk walk. I had to buy drinks for the concert. All gallons and my DH usually carries them. There are 16 gallons to carry in tomorrow. I found an old crate when I got home so that will be a help. Since the senior college does draw from older people... Read more

  • Spangle's Friends with the Scale; Chapter 3

    10/18/2014 10:39:16 PM, by BETRHO48

    Comments on Spangle's FWTS, chapter 3, No More Drama: In your notebook, list 2 or 3 things that you learned from this chapter. 1) Throwing the scale across the room is not productive and won't help me with my program. 2) The scale is not the sole determining factor for my suc... Read more

  • Saturday's Words to Ponder

    10/18/2014 10:32:42 PM, by JUDY1676

    The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have. Vince Lombardi... Read more

  • Day of Leisure

    10/18/2014 10:26:46 PM, by SEWINGMAMACDS

    Nothing planned for the day. I slept in. I exercised on the elliptical. Had a leisurely breakfast-- I made High Protein Pumpkin Pancakes (my recipe concoction). Worked on my checkbook. Took a nap. Worked on kilt. Cleaned bathroom. Took a walk with husband. Worked & studied Sunday School les... Read more

  • Starting Spangle's Friends with the Scale; Commenting on Chapters 1 & 2

    10/18/2014 10:07:35 PM, by BETRHO48

    I've started reading Linda Spangle's Friends with the Scale. I am thrilled to be reading through it with the 100DWL Team and the book's author! I actually began reading the book about 5 days or so ago. I've not been able to blog about it because we have been so extremely busy at work an... Read more

  • Day 6 and still going

    10/18/2014 9:58:23 PM, by SHAWFAN

    And no, I didn't make it to the gym today. We took the kids to the zoo again today and walked for over 4 hours there. Then my daughter, my granddaughter and I went shopping for dresses that my granddaughter could wear over the boot she has to wear and the cast that she's sure to have come Tuesday.... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/18/2014 8:21:19 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Feeling a bit better today I had a good night sleep and I think that helped, I managed to go my walk this morning it has turned out a nice day , yesterday just after I finished my walk it just poured down so I was lucky not to get wet.... Read more

  • Howling dog made my day

    10/18/2014 8:15:05 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Fairly busy day today, but not with exercise for a change. Walked the dog first thing, then drove out to Mom and Dad's to make lunch. We had roast beef, baked squash with parmesan, green beans, salad and cabbage... with a dessert that was mostly ricotta, but she called it cheesecake even though th... Read more

  • 12 Miles Done!

    10/18/2014 7:59:46 PM, by NHES220

    Well this morning was our 12 mile run. Our longest run before the half marathon and now we begin to taper. It was a little warmer than the last 2 Saturday runs, but a little windier. On our way out we went in a different direction which included some sidewalks and I have a very economical step - I ... Read more

  • Smile Of The Day---Sat.

    10/18/2014 7:35:37 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    A man was feeling terribly out of sorts and decided to go to the doctor so he made an appointment and showed up the next day. After the doctor examined the man, the doctor invited him into his office for the consultation. The doctor came into the room with three different bottles of pills. The... Read more

  • Night before the big day

    10/18/2014 7:29:09 PM, by KPETSCHE

    I'm hoping to get a good night's sleep before my race in the morning. I'll have to be up around 0400 in order to eat before heading to Des Moines. It's 2.25 hrs to the race site but I still need to figure out where we'll be parking. It'll be crazy nuts so I'm sure I'll have plenty of chances to w... Read more

  • Inertia

    10/18/2014 6:47:18 PM, by ITSMATT

    Newton's First Law states something along the lines that "an object not subject to any net external force moves at a constant velocity. " Or perhaps an easier way to state that is to say that an object will continue moving at its current velocity until some force causes its speed or direction... Read more

  • Tired, but happy

    10/18/2014 6:45:04 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am so glad that the home repairs are almost done. The house looks great. I still have much to put away, but it is a great time to purge many books, cooking gear, and more. I spent some time reading about the holidays and arthritis. I cannot put up a Christmas tree this year. I will give m... Read more

  • I need a censor to block my eyesight when sweets are around!

    10/18/2014 6:40:08 PM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    There were cupcakes, cakes, and donuts at work today. And it killed me. It was so hard to keep from taking one. It seems like every week there are sweets at work and apparently today was my breaking point. Seeing donuts and sw... Read more

  • Should we be embracing technology?

    10/18/2014 6:01:14 PM, by WEARINGTHIN

    I'm beginning to wonder about my stance on technology. I, for one, had my satellite disconnected 5 years ago. My wife and I have been TV free since then. We bought a cell phone like about ten years ago, but with reception being poor where we live back then and still is now, we gave that up and hav... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for October 18:

    10/18/2014 5:37:14 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Right now is a good time to free yourself of the burden of that which needs to be done, but has been put off. Lord, little by little, help me remove my procrastinations so that I can fully live in the present. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Again I assure you that if two of... Read more

  • Nutrisystem Concept

    10/18/2014 4:38:54 PM, by KALISWALKER

    When I suggested to my dear daughter that I would make all her meals and snacks to get her launched with the Full Plate Diet, she said 'like Nutrisystem'. The Wiki definition of Nutrisystem - portion-controlled entrees and snacks. Customers supplement these packaged foods with grocery foods, includi... Read more

  • Community Care Alliance 26th Annual Shelter Walk

    10/18/2014 2:44:22 PM, by GRAMMAMARY

    Another great year. I haven't walked this event for all 26 yrs but have walked for the last 4 years. This walk is held every year to help raise money for not only shelter for families who are facing having no place to live but t... Read more

  • Another Dreary Day

    10/18/2014 12:50:19 PM, by RYDERSAUNT14

    Yesterday, I thought I was going to have my niece but I misunderstood her Mommy. I won't get her until probably mid week next week. I did go visit my neighbor at the Masonic Home Rehab. She will be coming home next week on Thursday! Hooray! She has defied death once again. It i... Read more

  • Satisfying Saturday

    10/18/2014 12:41:43 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, October 18, 2014... 86,400... Read more

  • feelings...

    10/18/2014 11:39:43 AM, by LISALEEBRYAN

    I am feeling amazing!... Read more

  • Becking: Sitting down to eat

    10/18/2014 11:30:00 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Darn it! I talk a good game, but yesterday I ate strawberries while standing looking out the window at birds in the birdbath. I was really enjoying the taste, but I was distracted, too, with my attention on the comings and goings. Funny because think of myself as having very good habits, I don't ... Read more

  • Preserve Your Memories Ė Memory Stones

    10/18/2014 11:19:39 AM, by PATIMAGE

    And Joshua said to them, ďPass on before the ark of the Lord your God into the midst of the Jordan, and take up each of you a stone upon his shoulder, according to the number of the tribes of the people of Israel, that this may be... Read more

  • 10/18/14

    10/18/2014 10:44:37 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    it is my free day and I plan to go spend some time doing things that boost me up emotionally have a great day thank you for the support... Read more

  • Not Sure What to do

    10/18/2014 10:24:53 AM, by THINKINGSMALLER

    What has happened the past 4 months, I never saw coming or even expected it. I was out to dinner with my husband, who had been out drinking for several hours before we went out. He says he does not know if he wants to be married any more. He has changed and I have not changed with him. I just di... Read more

  • Redux

    10/18/2014 10:21:17 AM, by ITSMATT

    Greetings SparkPeeps! Here's the thing - and I've written so much about this in the past - losing weight is hard. But not nearly as hard as KEEPING it off. And it is particularly challenging when life feels like this guy: ... Read more

  • Just a few things

    10/18/2014 8:57:34 AM, by CASEYSAUER

    I know it's been forever since I blogged so here are a few things I've been up to: 1. I have been crocheting baby booties and mittens for a baby girl that one of my students grandchild is having. I have been pretty faithful to my knitting group. I find that even though I have the youngest on... Read more

  • Rainy Days, Good or Bad? 10/18/14

    10/18/2014 8:48:18 AM, by LIVELAUFLUV

    Another rainy day. I don't like rainy fall days. I don't mind the rain in the spring and summer, but in the fall, there are so few days left before the snow falls that I get a bit upset with rainy days. Not sure that makes any sense, but that's how I feel this morning. Two days in a row, of not ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    10/18/2014 8:14:39 AM, by GABY1948

    It's a windy and ugly (again) day in MI....I do hope it's nicer where you all are! Have another blessed day no matter what your weather is....the weather should not affect our blessings! I forgot....we are all three on day 6!... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, October 18, 2014

    10/18/2014 7:20:46 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 18, 2014 DEVOTED TO BEING AN EXAMPLE When we are devoted to live like Jesus did, we will be an example for others to follow. Being devoted to learning about His life and what He did will help us to be a better example to others. If we want to be devoted to Christ and follow Him, we need... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/18/2014 6:51:35 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    Time to sweat !... Read more

  • Updates

    10/18/2014 6:51:12 AM, by ROOTIHAUSMAN

    Well found out this week that my Mom has stage 4 lung cancer. Knew something was wrong when I was there two weeks ago. Not easy when you know the time you with a love one is limited. Will try to make best of it and get home to New Jersey as much as I can this year. Lots so changes new job and now Mo... Read more

  • get a life

    10/18/2014 6:09:12 AM, by ZENRYAKU

    ME Time Cupcake with "Number 1". Scheduling non-negotiable time for myself. Fitness Planned and functional, and actively having fun. Running to feel the air on my face, walking in nature, swimming,... Read more

  • Something that motivated me this week

    10/18/2014 5:26:41 AM, by STEPHLOKI

    I saw one of my beloved Aunty Acid posts on FB: "Never use scales Ladies.... because scales don't measure sexy" Wishing all of us a feeling sexy kind a weekend........ Read more

  • QUOTE FOR TODAY 10-18-14

    10/18/2014 5:05:48 AM, by 123ELAINE456

    "It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk." By Bertolt Brecht... Read more

  • UP EARLY AGAIN

    10/18/2014 4:50:06 AM, by GHOSTFLAMES

    WELL THE PUPPIES ARE USE TO A WORK WEEK AND EATING EARLY SO MIGHT AS WELL DEAL WITH IT BUT IF THEY ONLY GOT UP ONCE DURING THE NIGHT TO GO OUT THEN WENT RIGHT BACK TO SLEEP I WOULD BE HAPPY. GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP IS PART OF THE SPARK JOURNEY AND GOOD FOR US. SURE HOPE I CAN GET BACK ON TRACK WIT... Read more

  • Super Shred (week 1 day 1) ***Updated***

    10/18/2014 1:29:47 AM, by ANNETTEMARIE63

    Today is a new day and a new beginning. I bought the book at target and decided to give this a try. so when I wake up I will eat my first meal at 8 am. I have sat down and mapped out my entire day of eating. this does seem like it is a lot of food but we will see how it goes. This is similar to ... Read more

  • Nearly time

    10/18/2014 12:46:53 AM, by KPETSCHE

    I decided to drive to Des Moines today to pick up my race packet. It's a 2 hr and 14 min drive from my house to packet pickup site so it's not like it was just down the road a bit. They had pick ups from 3-8pm today and most of the day tomorrow but none on Sunday morning. Plans might be changing ... Read more

  • Kitchen - done

    10/17/2014 11:02:18 PM, by SBECKER526

    My kitchen has a modern look to it. My restorer-painter is absolutely awesome in his work. He notes things and replaces them so no damage is done to my new floor. He was sensitive to Snaggles and his stress level. I am so impressed with his work and commitment.... Read more

  • Day 5 and still going strong...

    10/17/2014 10:55:31 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Boy, did I have a hard time getting started this morning. I just didn't feel like doing anything but laying my head down and sleeping. I hate getting up so early and being to work so early in the morning. I did manage to talk myself into walking this morning for almost an hour before work star... Read more

  • Friday's Words to Ponder

    10/17/2014 10:34:28 PM, by JUDY1676

    One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure. William Feather... Read more

  • Blogging For Me.

    10/17/2014 10:32:58 PM, by BOGUSANNIE

    Today I woke up quite late,...1:30 pm....that seems to be the norm these days while I struggle with depression and PTSD. I am happy that I didn't just stay planted in bed today....I got up, cleaned A LOT....and decorated some for Halloween. We are nowhere being done decorating as I think we ha... Read more