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  • Packing up while working

    11/26/2014 8:00:52 PM, by DRTOVAH

    I had a full day of work, working remotely, so my mom was a huge help. Before I left last time, I had packed up four boxes of books to mail back to FL and organized a small pile of "keepers" items, things I definitely wanted to pack. Mostly nicer outfits, a few miscellaneous items. Trash, of course ... Read more

  • Quiet day...

    11/26/2014 7:52:18 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    The visiting nurse stopped in today, but other than that it was just me and the dog... chillin'. That is my favorite kind of day. Quiet, calm, uneventful, stress-free. My brother, Jeremy, has been sick the past couple of days, so I doubt I will convince him to go to the gym with me tomorrow. ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving

    11/26/2014 7:02:02 PM, by ALICIA214

    Wishing all my SP friends to the south a Very Happy Healthy Thanksgiving... Blessings to you all.. ... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving Eve!

    11/26/2014 5:38:00 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    To all my Spark- friends - thank you for always smiling, posting or just checking in. Be safe tomorrow, eat to your heart's content and watch football! Praying you all have a wonderful day filled with joy and blessings!... Read more

  • Smile Of The Day---WED.

    11/26/2014 5:13:38 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Jazzmin O’Shea, a blonde accountant calls her boyfriend and says, Please come over here and help me…I have a killer jigsaw puzzle, and I can’t figure out how to get it started.” Her boyfriend asks, “What is it supposed to be when it’s finished?” The blonde says, “According to the picture on the... Read more


    11/26/2014 3:41:57 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    To all my dear friends and family out there who take tomorrow as the one day they give themselves permission to eat all they want, please rethink this!!! It's not worth it and if you're a food addict like me it could be the day that leads to a thousand more days of nonstop eating. I, myself, cannot ... Read more

  • day before

    11/26/2014 3:30:30 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's the day before Thanksgiving. This year it will be just our family and our son and the two grandchildren. Daughter-in-law is taking the baby to the mainland for a conference. Happy thanksgiving everyone!... Read more

  • ..lots of temptations..

    11/26/2014 2:33:13 PM, by LEANIE64

    Doing the Community Thanksgiving Dinner is a great opportunity to enjoy those who don't have family around, eat a wonderful meal, and play some board games after. The down side is...I am tempted to nibble on those goodies I am making..I decided I am stronger than that piece of pie...but how to I bec... Read more

  • I've Lost 2.75 Inches in Two Weeks!

    11/26/2014 1:00:32 PM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    Okay, I kind of feel like low energy lately and I did have a few chocolate covered cookies through the week, so I was surprised (but not). It wasn't too much of a shock, because I went from a size 12 to a size 10 so rapidly. But I'm proud to see the measurements! November 26: Waist: 35.5" ... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving Sparkfam!!

    11/26/2014 12:50:21 PM, by BABY_GIRL69

    Hoping & praying you all have a blessed & wonderful Thanksgiving! Didn't feel like cooking until just now so I will be running here & there to get my items.... What are you doing that is special this year? Me just me & my fam... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/26/2014 12:45:20 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Another busy day today, I am so tired as when I finish work at 5:00 pm catch the shuttle back here takes 20 min. then get home do the lunches for the next day and cook tea it is after 7:00 pm by the time I sit down to relax it is 7:30.... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    11/26/2014 11:53:54 AM, by KNEEMAKER

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014... Read more

  • Wednesday, the middle of the week, the grand plan.

    11/26/2014 11:36:15 AM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    SO far I have been up on time, tested my sugar ( 188, a bit high but I ate an apple at 3am). Went to the gym, walked for 30 minutes, Sparked, made breakfast, sparked some more... the whole thing is an avoidance to go to work. which I will go get ready for and go to right now. rest of the day p... Read more

  • Hey......................

    11/26/2014 11:26:43 AM, by DFOLKARD

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  • Tattoo - Yay or nay??

    11/26/2014 10:49:32 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    Full day planned tomorrow. I am picking up my oldest daughter and a friend to head off to the annual Festival of Crafts. My daughter and I have been going to the craft show for almost 10 years now. It's always fun, always a wonderful Christmas tradition. Some years we buy a lot, some years not s... Read more

  • Throwback #4: Forget the New Year Resolution!

    11/26/2014 10:35:11 AM, 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 four... Read more

  • Pecan Pie Cheesecake

    11/26/2014 10:17:34 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I know, I know, it is holiday season and we are going to be cook'in and bake'in up a storm and and there are going to be sweets, rich foods, and all those tempting foods out there for us to see. But we can handle this right sparkies? RIGHT! Here is another yummy treat that you nee... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 11/26/2014

    11/26/2014 9:46:46 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Isaiah 40:30-31 New International Version Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. King James Version Eve... Read more

  • Happy thanksgiving

    11/26/2014 9:27:44 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning- already went to gym. DD has been calling and facetime me. She is not coming this thanksgiving - need to share her with her inlaws. I have learned to share so it does not bother me. DH & I will have a very healthy meal. DS legal results are very complicated. Not ... Read more

  • Day 45

    11/26/2014 9:01:38 AM, by SHAWFAN

    We're at Day 45, Gaye and Ginie! Went to my physical therapist for my shoulder yesterday, which is feeling better. She really dug into it, though, to relief some of the stress that's there. She took at look at my knee and since the pain is on the surface, and I'm walking fine, she... Read more

  • One more TED Talk you might find worth watching....

    11/26/2014 8:52:49 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    I know, I know. So many videos, so little time. And wouldn't that time be better spent exercising at the gym, walking the dog, or preparing a healthy meal? Maybe. However, this is 15 minutes of sound advice on how to reframe your exercise and weight issues. It starts a little slo... Read more

  • Busy, busy, busy!

    11/26/2014 8:05:52 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Busy day ahead. I'm off from work today. Yay!!! I have a doctor's appointment at 9:30 to go over the results of my blood work from my physical. Hubby usually cooks for me because he gets home before me, b... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution Day Thirty-Four -- Problem Solving!

    11/26/2014 7:29:42 AM, by GABY1948

    Today is day 34! As promised yesterday by Beck, she will help us with the Problem Solving that leads so many of us down the path of Emotional Eating! This is a VERY IMPORTANT one for me. I have been eating emotionally since I was a child (and BINGEING). She tells us that we will learn to thi... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    11/26/2014 7:15:51 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    November 26, 2014 OVERWHELMING VICTORY It’s great to win. The feeling of being first or winning the prize is like no other. But it is also great to progress. We can learn and progress and grow without really winning. We can improve and get better without being the best of the best. Overwhelming... Read more

  • 11/26/14

    11/26/2014 6:48:17 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    have a very nice day if you are traveling be very safe enjoy the company of those around you ... Read more


    11/26/2014 5:54:05 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    "The taxpayer: That's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take a civil service examination." "Government is like a baby, an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other." ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/26/2014 5:02:19 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    Tomorrow is thanksgiving but first I have to get through today. Time to sweat!... Read more

  • Getting ready for Thanksgiving

    11/26/2014 4:44:00 AM, by KIN59VARA

    "You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present." -- Jan Glidwell I work late tonight but I am excited to know that when i get home that everyone will be here. I love being with my family. This is the first Thanksgiving without ... Read more


    11/26/2014 4:40:57 AM, by GHOSTFLAMES


  • In praise of us Whiners!

    11/26/2014 3:45:20 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    I recently read an article where someone took offense to New Yorkers being cast as the unhappiest people in the country. The reasoning was that New Yorkers complain on an almost constant basis, and therefore are not happy. The writer of a rebuttal of this said he had New York roots and understood ... Read more

  • Tuesday's Words to Ponder

    11/25/2014 11:21:58 PM, by JUDY1676

    Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough. Oprah Winfrey... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving to all of you who celebrate the holiday

    11/25/2014 11:15:13 PM, by KPETSCHE

    I got out for a 3 miles run/walk today. It felt SO good to have a fairly decent day, weather-wise, when I got up (43 degrees!!!) and it was early enough that I'd have enough sunlight to get outdoors. I went to one of the local trails and walked around part of the lake. I got to see a little wildl... Read more

  • Walk got rained out

    11/25/2014 11:06:36 PM, by NUTINLOOKSLIKE

    I was supposed to take all my canine friends on a walk today. HOWEVER, it was rainy and gray almost all day. If I could take just Bear, I could carry an umbrella (not that it'd do much good LOL), but with 3 dogs wanting to go it just wasn't going to happen. I can't look at those adorable adoring ... Read more

  • And I continue

    11/25/2014 9:54:04 PM, by SWEESIN

    I am writing this to update all on my presence. I continue on program and logging in and out daily. I weigh and measure foods. I am maintaining weight but am ready to lose weight. I am still getting over the loss of my son, who's birthday will be soon. It is hard to believe it is now 3 years. I... Read more

  • Storm Preps

    11/25/2014 9:47:31 PM, by MSPENCER7

    We spent the day getting ready for tomorrow's snow storm, we are suppose to receive between 6-10" of snow. This will be the first measurable snow fall of this season. Who else is getting or already had snow this season?... Read more

  • 100 Days to a New You Challenge day 004/100/096

    11/25/2014 9:45:41 PM, by TKRYSTINA

    Today I did some walking outside, drank 8 glasses of water, did some reading in my weaving book & a lot of knitting on the cowl. I am having a bad SINUS HEADACHE DAY & NIGHT.... Read more

  • Day 44 and I made it

    11/25/2014 9:35:24 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Just a quick blog as the day got away from me. I walked for 30 minutes this morning. .. about all I could handle. Then it was getting some resistance work in before work started. Had physical therapy for my shoulder, which is feeling better. Still need a few more sessions there and I see the docto... Read more

  • Smile Of The Day---Tues.

    11/25/2014 9:23:22 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Two hunters got a pilot to fly them into the far north for elk hunting. They were quite successful in their venture and bagged six big bucks. The pilot came back, as arranged, to pick them up. They started loading their gear into the plane, including the six elk. But the pilot objected and he ... Read more

  • I Know What's Coming!!

    11/25/2014 9:05:22 PM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    So every year at the office, our affiliates send us a huge box of chocolates for Christmas. Last year, I ate 85% of them because I'm the only one who works full time through the winter and they were just there. Staring me in the face with more calories than I should have eaten in a month, and trus... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 25:

    11/25/2014 8:52:16 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Forgive because we all need forgiving. Lord, may I let go of my hurts and find compassion for the burdens that others carry. Daily Scripture & Reflection: No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him; and I will raise him up at the last day. John 6:44 ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Week, Day 2

    11/25/2014 8:01:21 PM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    I slept in again today. I do love that! Got up and did some work in the kitchen, did my water aerobics and then went to the grocery store. I have to make cranberries for my son's potluck tomorrow. I asked him how many were needed and he had no idea how many people are in his group. I said "Well... Read more

  • The Walk I DidNOT Take

    11/25/2014 7:25:18 PM, by MARIANNMC

    I took a walk today up to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. It was a beautiful fall day, cold enough that I needed my coat, gloves and scarf, but not too cold and no snow or ice underfoot. And the sky was blue. I walked up to t... Read more

  • Throwback #3: The Novel Concept of Eating Half

    11/25/2014 6:52:54 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... Read more

  • Whining on the way to the gym...

    11/25/2014 5:06:03 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    ...But I went! I had to talk myself into going. Even after changing into my gym clothes I was still whining to myself about how I didn't want to go (insert appropriate high pitched whining noise here), and it continued all the way up until I stepped onto the treadmill. I did 3.39 miles in 30 min... Read more

  • Tantalising Tuesday

    11/25/2014 3:29:05 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Tuesday, November 25, 2014... Read more

  • Delcluttering Day 12

    11/25/2014 2:43:56 PM, by LTTLREDCORVETTE

    Well, don't think I've forgotten about my decluttering challenge, because I sure haven't! I've just been the tiniest bit busy with NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), so decluttering and everything besides working on my book has been pushed to the back burner. Yesterday, in preparation fo... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/25/2014 1:28:13 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's Tuesday. It's a very short week, with one more day of work, then a holiday on Thursday, then a day of work on Friday. I can't believe it's here! The holiday season that is. Happy sparking everyone!... Read more


    11/25/2014 1:06:02 PM, by GRANDY-N-TN

    Bible Promises (From DailyBibleOnline website) New Testament God Promises He Will Protect Us from Satan and His Forces - (Luke 10:19) Bible Promise I will give you power over the enemy and nothing will hurt you. Bible Verse Behold, I give you the authority to trample on ser... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/25/2014 12:32:40 PM, by JTREMBATH

    It is the week of the Gastro conference so because most of the Dr's are going we have closed down out here so I have to go to the other hospital. My manager wanted me to go to the conference this year because it is held here in Auckland, but because hubby has been sick I did not bother to put my nam... Read more

  • Don't Tell Me What I Can't Do!

    11/25/2014 11:50:32 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    My mother said to me that I shouldn't wear red because I would look like a fire truck... that I shouldn't have a wedding ceremony because I would look like the Pillsbury Doughboy going down the aisle, that nobody would ever want to ... Read more

  • Turkey-Olive Appetizers

    11/25/2014 10:46:45 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! Well, it is time once again to prepare for the holiday's and you have got to take a look at what I have for you! Take a peek! Ingredients~ cream cheese oil-packed sun dried tomatoes green onions Cracked pepper turkey breast parsley toothpicks green pime... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/25/2014 10:35:07 AM, by BRAINBENTT

    Leaving tonight for Thanksgiving travel. Lots of cooking to do. Missing those who will not be present. ... Read more

  • Day 158- I'm still around..

    11/25/2014 9:43:18 AM, by MZANGELFACE

    I weighed myself this past weekend and I seem to be at a standstill. Although it could be worse, and I could have gained weight, I'm still not losing any. I know I've had a few extra stressful weeks, which could be the cause of the standstill or it could be I've hit my first plateau. I'm determined ... Read more

  • The princess returns, and my daily plan for tuesday 11/25

    11/25/2014 9:40:49 AM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    Two significant things happen today. The princess comes home for thanksgiving break! and it's payday so I can do some shopping, which never happened this weekend. I am hoping I can give Princess the debit card, and the list and have her go for me. I think I can bribe her with the concept of buying... Read more

  • Ok, I braved the scale

    11/25/2014 9:40:17 AM, by BUSYBEE37

    I had not hopped on that evil-doer scale since May 20 according to my last SP entry. Yep, it was up. The good news is that it was not over my all time high. bad news is that it was up 7 lbs. I knew this already because of the way my clothes were tugging at me. So this is my starting point. My j... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 11/25/2014

    11/25/2014 9:34:55 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Romans 6:13 New International Version Do not offer the parts of your body to sin, as instruments of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer the parts of your body to him as instruments of righteousness. King James Version N... Read more

  • Last trip of packing up and moving back home!

    11/25/2014 9:15:46 AM, by DRTOVAH

    Tonight, I'm heading back with mom for a few days to pack up the rest of my stuff I want to keep, toss the rest and close out the apt. Not a fun trip, and I'm feeling down about it as I originally moved away hopeful and coming back rather defeated feeling. I'm sure once this chapter closes, I'll per... Read more

  • Update on Mom

    11/25/2014 7:51:13 AM, by ROOTIHAUSMAN

    Mom passed away Friday. Service this Friday. Sad that she suffered with cancer but glad it was not too long. Cannot believe that this is really happening. Hopefully she is enjoying heaven with my Dad, Nanny, Poppy and Aunt Jo and many other family members. I love you Mom and will miss our conversati... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution Day Thirty-Three - Eliminate Emotional Eating

    11/25/2014 7:47:28 AM, by GABY1948

    (???) I have to tell you I have been DREADING this one. This is my BIGGEST vice, of course, along with many other "disordered" eaters. The workbook titles this chapter, "Soothe Your Emotions WITHOUT Eating". When I first looked at it this morning (I'm tired) I thought it said, "Soothe Your EMOT... Read more

  • How I plan to avoid the Eating Frenzy

    11/25/2014 7:47:22 AM, by KMICHA

    Well, here it is, two days before Thanksgiving. I have my shopping list ready and plan on walking out the door in a couple of hours to complete my grocery shopping. My list consist of most of the usual things that I buy each week. I've planned ahead, Tom is in the fridge just chillin, the potato... Read more

  • 11/25/14

    11/25/2014 6:59:51 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    have a good day give thanks to those who keep us safe Pray for the people in the world who need prayers ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    11/25/2014 6:47:12 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    November 25, 2014 OVERWHELMED WITH POWER There are so many times in life when we feel powerless. Things happen that are out of our control. People do things we don’t understand. Situations occur where our lives get out of their normal routines. When we feel powerless, we don’t know what to do. ... Read more

  • You can do "this"!

    11/25/2014 6:40:17 AM, by DFOLKARD

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    11/25/2014 6:35:07 AM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi Sparkfriends, I am thankful for all my Sparkfriends here and for Sparkpeople....I hope you have a nice and blessed Thanksgiving.... love and hugs! Wendy ... Read more

  • Create a new you!

    11/25/2014 6:11:35 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    Just a little reminder folks, to treat yourself as you would your dearest and most precious child. Break down those barriers of "can't" and create something beautiful today. And it can be fitness related... Maybe a beautiful and healthy meal? Or jazz up your water with vibran... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/25/2014 5:15:22 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    I had a fight with myself about getting out of bed today. I won. Time to sweat.... Read more


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  • Joy in the journey . . .

    11/25/2014 4:08:11 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    I have to admit, I've been struggling & haven't seen much joy in the journey lately. I'm looking to change that today. Blessings to you!! ... Read more

  • Make efforts

    11/25/2014 3:35:27 AM, by KIN59VARA

    "Instead of wondering if your efforts will make a difference, or worrying that they won’t, go ahead and find out. Replace the emptiness of speculation with the substance of action." Ralph Marston Thanks for the good wishes, karma and blessings, my son said the light was errant and the car is ... Read more

  • Upping the exercise

    11/25/2014 2:44:58 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    And have hurt my foot. I don't recall doing it, but for the last nearly week my left foot has been gypping me. I got DH to look at it tonight, and he says it is all bruised along one side. I guess if the bruising is visible, it is close to being gone. And it's a relief to know it is just a bruise... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Week, Day 1

    11/25/2014 1:20:54 AM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    Yesterday, I dropped my son off to see a movie and took a nice long walk. The weather was perfect for it. Nice and cool (by our San Diego standards; not by the standards of people who live where it gets cold!) After the movie was over, we drove a short distance to a church to drop off a couple Ch... Read more

  • Reward good behavior with computer time.

    11/24/2014 11:42:45 PM, by IAMBIZI

    Came home from work and hubby was at a rehearsal and then he was going to a concert. I ate chicken salad for dinner. at 6 pm I plunkered down at the computer and was going to get on line and do my thing. but knew that I was trying to change my computer usage....using it as a reward. So I got up ... Read more

  • I have had a better day I think DIL has since her friend came by with her boys.

    11/24/2014 11:37:00 PM, by NORASPAT

    This young lady and DIL have become good friends, The boys and our GD go bowling every Saturday and it is a really good friendship for the whole family. That has been a great help to us at this time. I have had no inclination to do anything. I asked about Thanksgiving dinner today and there is ... Read more


    11/24/2014 11:15:11 PM, by GRANDY-N-TN

    Sorry I am so late today. Tonight, I am using the Loyola Press 3 Minute Retreat as our focus. I hope it is a blessing for your evening.
    ment-of-the-law.swf The Love of God... Read more

  • Spangle's Friends with the Scale, Chapter 18

    11/24/2014 10:57:17 PM, by BETRHO48

    Here are my comments relative to FWTS, Chapter 18, Tracking Reveals the Truth. List 2 or 3 things I learned from this chapter. 1. Meticulously record everything I eat. 2. Be honest with myself. Don't skip recordings. What are some ways I can relate t... Read more

  • Magnificent Monday

    11/24/2014 10:49:24 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Monday, November 24, 2014... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 24:

    11/24/2014 10:13:18 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: You will have an easier time keeping your thoughts positive if you look for good in every situation. Lord, help me change my focus and develop an awareness that situations often have more good in them than bad. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Let us then approach the throne ... Read more

  • Monday's Words to Ponder

    11/24/2014 9:52:08 PM, by JUDY1676

    It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. ~~Confucius ... Read more

  • Freezer Meals with Friends

    11/24/2014 8:59:42 PM, by MOSTMOM1

    Have you had a long Monday? Please, allow me to share this picture of Bubba, trying to catch a snowflake on his tongue (that’s what I think he’s doing, anyway). He is NOT saying, "Pbpbpbpb" to winter. He likes the snow. There. Do... Read more

  • Warmer weather...

    11/24/2014 8:48:12 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It got all the way up to 65 degrees today. Heat wave! Almost all the sidewalks are clear of ice, so I decided to take Cooper for a long walk this morning. 6.6 miles in 2 hours. Not bad for a little dog. I also decided against going to the gym today, as it was such a nice day and I wanted to enj... Read more

  • Monday

    11/24/2014 8:37:28 PM, by TWIRLNYC

    I work in retail so this is going to be a long week. Just remember to be nice to store employees when you are out shopping- we are doing our best!... Read more

  • Woo Hoo! Didn't have to hit the gym alone!

    11/24/2014 8:11:59 PM, by NUTINLOOKSLIKE

    My regular gym buddies are busy this week, so I was afraid I'd have to hit it solo. THEN, my baby sis came to the rescue! Last week when we went walking at the park, I was telling her I'd be going by myself on M, W, and F. Much to my surprise, she pipes up "I'll go with you! Long as I'm not work... Read more

  • 100 Days to a New You Channlnge day 003/100/097

    11/24/2014 7:42:22 PM, by TKRYSTINA

    Today is day 003 of my 100 days challenge. I did a lot of knitting on the cowl, drank 8 glasses of water, did a lot of walking outside & did some reading in a weaving book. I am having a bad SINUS TENSION HEADACHE DAY & NIGHT.... Read more

  • Oh Bother!

    11/24/2014 7:29:21 PM, by ITSMATT

    Winnie the Pooh: [in a sticky voice] I must be going now. Goodbye, Rabbit. Rabbit: Well, goodbye, if you're sure you won't have any more. Winnie the Pooh: [turns to leave then stops] *Is* there any more? Rabbit: No, there isn't. ... Read more

  • Smile Of The Day---Mon.

    11/24/2014 7:06:58 PM, by MSGRANNYMAE

    Two drunks, Santa and Banta, enter a hotel late at night. They approach the clerk, and Santa says, “Could you pleash give ush a bed with two rooms?” “You mean a room with two beds?” asks the clerk. “Whatever, whatever you shay.” So they get a key and somehow manage to stumble upstair... Read more

  • the office party

    11/24/2014 3:54:31 PM, by BUSYBEE37

    My first thought is No, I'm not going. second thought, I'd have to find something not worn looking to wear. third thought, I haven't been to the office in so long that it would be embarrassing for them to see me in this state because I've gained since the last time I was there. Aint happen... Read more

  • 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'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