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  • Never Trust A Mirror

    5/29/2016 8:48:34 PM, by EDWARDS1411

    Never trust a mirror, For a mirror always lies, It makes you think that all you're worth, Can be seen from the outside. Never trust a mirror, It only shows you what's skin deep. You can't see how your eyelids flutter, When you're drifting off to sleep. It doesn't show you... Read more

  • RMR (Metabolic Testing)!

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

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

  • I DIED and Went to Heaven Today! Beloved Push Mowing the Lawn!

    5/29/2016 7:04:32 PM, by GABY1948

    I will start with that most anyone who has been with me on this spark journey to being a healthy maintainer know that my TWO favorite cardios are push-mowing the lawn followed only by shoveling snow in the winter. We own 20 acres of land and we mow 4.5 acres of it. The rest we let a farmer neighbo... Read more

  • Sunday

    5/29/2016 7:00:57 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Feels like Saturday since tomorrow is a holiday. It's a little overcast today. It's our house cleaning day. Have a great sparking day everyone!... Read more

  • Quiet Sunday

    5/29/2016 6:29:12 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Not as hot as yesterday, so I got Cooper out for a couple of good walks. Made supper for my neighbor, Patty. I made Chicken stir fry, which is one of her favorites. I don't mind it, and it is pretty fast to throw together. I prefer my famous baked chicken... maybe next time. I made a quick run ... Read more

  • Checking in :)

    5/29/2016 5:50:54 PM, by BECCANEL73

    Happy Memorial weekend! Here in Northeast Indiana, it has been a pretty awesome weather weekend, despite the 9 days of rain the weather forecasters had promised, thank goodness they were wrong as usual! I'm finding with getting more fit, and having more energy, tasks that I dreaded before aren'... Read more

  • Supporting someone fighting anxiety and depression

    5/29/2016 3:53:11 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    I'm parenting a teen struggling with anxiety and depression. I am doing my best to be loving and supporting, but I feel like I'm not adequate. There are so many conflicting opinions. Plus I have to consider the level of cooperation. I find myself turning to food when I should be turning to a quick w... Read more

  • winding down

    5/29/2016 1:48:12 PM, by FITBIZZZ

    Ahhhh, end of school and the subsequent shenanigans. All done. Now, to start the pace in life my family as a whole enjoys much more. Sure, there will be camps and other shenanigans but it's still much slower and most importantly, all of our own choices. LOVE love love summertime! So, we wound d... Read more

  • 5/29/16 Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for? Robert Browning

    5/29/2016 11:48:57 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day The price of greatness is responsibility. Winston Churchill Love Quote of the Day Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Art Quote of the Day Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization.... Read more

  • Weighed in...7 lbs Lost in One Week!

    5/29/2016 11:42:08 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    So, I have completed a week on the Extreme Transformation plan. I did not weigh in daily like I usually do...I waited the full week and weighed in this morning. 7 lbs lost!!! What! That's a pound a day! I'll take it! Yep, definitely staying on this plan! Today is reset day...no exercise..... Read more

  • Laughing at Myself

    5/29/2016 10:52:24 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    Today I read a blog fro a dear SP who had been missing from Spark for a while due to a lot of difficult things going on in her life. Instead of moaning about that, she posted a hysterical blog about her attempt to exercise given her circumstances. It made me laugh out loud. I realized I need to l... Read more

  • First bike ride of the season!

    5/29/2016 10:12:41 AM, by CASEYSAUER

    We had to get up early in order to "try" to beat the heat. It was going to be the hottest day of the year but the first day when we could actually get a bike ride in without the weather being wet! DH packed up the bikes, all the needed equipment (helmets, gloves, water bottles, etc) and the ... Read more

  • 32 Years

    5/29/2016 9:04:24 AM, by OLD-NACL

    Thursday was our thirty-second anniversary. I served in the Navy for 30 years and had several honors. My greatest honor is that I've held my lady's affectiin this long. So, I gave as one of my SP goals to be healthy so I can spend quality time with her and our children.... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, May 29, 2016

    5/29/2016 6:49:07 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 29, 2016 AT JUST THE RIGHT TIME When we have the right relationship with God, the Holy Spirit will move through us at the right time encouraging us to take action. It may be to help someone. It may be to volunteer in a ministry. It may be to speak out about something. Whatever the action, w... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 29, 2016

    5/29/2016 5:14:31 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery - air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, "This is what it is to be happy.” - Sylvia Plath... Read more

  • Sunday

    5/29/2016 3:09:17 AM, by JTREMBATH

    Went to lunch today with the family for my Birthday it was great a wonderful afternoon 4 of my grandchildren were there to I thought it was great that they took there time to spend a couple of hours with me. one of them was working so she could not attend but she said she would try but she didn't ff... Read more

  • Saturday

    5/29/2016 12:53:24 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    Today we went to a workshop on "weeds" and how to get rid of them. It was very interesting. We also went to the community market, got some beans, had lunch at the Deli and Bread, and then went to Costco. Doing laundry now, but it's in the dryer cause it's raining! Last night we attended the pla... Read more

  • Ironic

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

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Words to Ponder

    5/29/2016 12:24:01 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • gratefulness blog 4

    5/28/2016 11:27:24 PM, by HIMELISSA2007

    I am proud of myself today because I listened intently and gave support to my daughter. I am grateful For the time i had with my grandson For breakfast/lunch with my son For Sparkfriends ... Read more

  • Saturday - SUNDAY Will Be Catch Up Day! BUT 100% GOOD Today! Happy Memorial Weekend!

    5/28/2016 8:28:50 PM, by GABY1948

    Another busy day...busier day that I had anticipated but I got it ALL done today to be totally free tomorrow, Sunday. After church, I will be catching up with my good friends on Spark! Can't WAIT! 104 Today was a super awesome day. We went to the basement and CLEANED out 10 HUGE tubs of cl... Read more

  • Day 1630- Sprint Triathlon Complete

    5/28/2016 4:01:02 PM, by BOBCATGIRL76

    I did it. I swam 400 meters, biked 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) and ran 5 kilometers (3.1 miles). I'm not sure how long it took as the results still haven't been posted. But I think I made my 2 hour goal. I cannot believe my body was capable of this. I always get emotional when I'm racing and I ... Read more

  • Saturday with mom and dad

    5/28/2016 3:52:06 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Got going early enough to get in my yoga, make my coffee, and be at my parents' house by 8am. I never used to be a morning person, so I don't know where this impetus is coming from that gets me out of bed an hour before my alarm every morning... I don't know why I bother setting it anymore, actuall... Read more

  • A good night's sleep

    5/28/2016 3:26:57 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    I'm awake after a good night's sleep, I got 8 hours! Felt tired yesterday, did minimal activity beyond a bit of house tidying and a water workout. Went to bed on time and slept like a top, and woke refreshed. My sleep challenge this month has been a success, even if the month is not quite done y... Read more

  • I am enjoying my life, taking it 1 happy day & choise at a time!

    5/28/2016 2:42:03 PM, by SPARKLINGME176

    5-28-16 524 everyone! Hope your weekend is STELLAR! 283 We are just staying home & catching up on our paradise pool. I turned on the solar, today. It's going to be about 90 outside, the pool was 68 this morning. Almost time to swim! YEAH!!!!! 237 I took Lucy for a long walk before it got hot & clea... Read more

  • 5/28/16 Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. Will Rogers

    5/28/2016 12:26:34 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Solitude vivifies; isolation kills. Joseph Roux Love Quote of the Day Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me. Sarah Bernhardt Art Quote of the Day A good artist should be isolated. If he isn't isolated, something is w... Read more

  • Rounding up May.

    5/28/2016 11:55:49 AM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    May 28, 2016 I do not fit any patterns, so say the experts. Yesterday, I had my round of specialty doctor appointments. See, the first of May was Bloomsday, which was marvelous, and I walked 10 miles at a 24 minute mile. The Tuesday after Bloomsday, I got a tick bite. I started a new anti-inflamm... Read more

  • Recipe For Life

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

    PLEASE cLICK THE LINK V V V www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiqhS9
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  • Memorial Day Prayer

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

    Have A Happy Memorial Day God Bless you all Memorial Day Prayer lease click the Link V V V Memorial Day Prayer www.youtube.com/watch?v=28LFhA
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  • Quote of the Day: May 28, 2016

    5/28/2016 7:46:04 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.” - W.P. Kinsella... Read more

  • MISSING: COLLARBONES! REWARD IF FOUND!

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

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

  • Checking out New website views

    5/28/2016 7:26:45 AM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    Well I tried to upload a new banner and after I cropped it -I could not get it to post. This new look reminds me of Facebook----if it would only work. This is the picture I am trying to make my banner. (sigh) Well this week has been eventful. MON- Dentist appointment and 2 cav... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, May 28, 2016

    5/28/2016 6:44:16 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 28, 2016 HOW GOD WORKS When we focus on doing God's will and obey Him in faith, He will use us for His glory and prepare us for that next learning opportunity and growth. Sometimes God speaks to us to go and do something we don't understand; however, when we go and do it we see it not only ... Read more

  • Friday's Words to Ponder

    5/27/2016 11:54:14 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Saturday

    5/27/2016 11:46:44 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Having a reastful day today have not done much. My Grandaughter rang with some good news that she has been accepted into Air New Zealand as an Air Stewardess she is absalutly delighted she said it is her dream job she will be flying international. We are thrilled for her.... Read more

  • gratefulness blog 3

    5/27/2016 11:38:45 PM, by HIMELISSA2007

    I am proud of myself today because I didn't end up eating a grilled cheese sandwich. Passed it on to the kids!!! I am grateful today because: I got 20 sparkpoints on the sparkwheel I am grateful because I have a beautiful family that genuinely loves and cares about me. that I have th... Read more

  • When Life Feels Hard

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

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • FRIDAY Catch Report and CATCH UP WEEKEND!!!!

    5/27/2016 8:08:09 PM, by GABY1948

    Yes, we are not going ANYWHERE this weekend so I plan to catch up with so much that I have put off. I truly hope this is my weekend to catch up and to catch up with all my GOOD Spark Friends that I am so far behind on. I also plan on getting to know my serger that I have been putting off for a... Read more

  • Is it wasting time?

    5/27/2016 7:53:25 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I had a mid day neurologist appointment today. My dad drives me, as the injections make me light headed, and it just seems smarter to have someone else drive in tat case. Anyways, I normally go out to their house around 8am and have coffee with them and visit a while in the mornings, so I did that... Read more

  • Vacation

    5/27/2016 3:23:35 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Yippeee...I'm on vacation today. Our grandson and baby granddaughter have a May Day program at the CDC. It's exciting! I have a four-day weekend! Have a great day!... Read more

  • I'm back again !!!.

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

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

  • My 1st Summer in Minnesota with mom in heaven_Garlic Scape harvest_052716

    5/27/2016 2:25:29 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    So I eat my first garlic scapes this week. Fresh from my experimental hardneck garlic line on the other side of the woods. I planted the cloves last October while mom was still living. My brother Ken gave me straw for my birthday so I could cover the ground to protect the newly planted clove ov... Read more

  • Low-Carb, Day 5, Extreme Transformation!

    5/27/2016 12:40:44 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Day 5 of my Extreme Transformation. It's my first low-carb day. it was more challenging to come up with the meals for this day. Chris and Heidi Powell, in their book, Extreme Transformation, have all the meals laid out with a shopping list and recipes. But they also have the guidelines in case y... Read more

  • My 1st Minnesota Summer with mom in heaven 2016_05-25/26

    5/27/2016 12:34:59 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    Wednesday was Savannah's interview with Sparten Staffing. She was offered a second shift job @ Miller Mfg in Glencoe. She starts after the Memorial day weekend. While she was at her interview I was at mom's house cleaning and cooking up some Minnesota BBQ. I opened the house up for some fre... Read more

  • My 1st Minnesota Summer with mom in heaven 2016_0523/24

    5/27/2016 12:19:13 PM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    Savannah and I arrived Monday evening (May 23rd). We drove north on highway 15 from I-90. We picked up a Papa Murphy's pizza as we drove thru New Ulm so I wouldn't need to go to town after the 11 hour drive. The water start up process went without any concerns. It felt good to be at the lake. Tue... Read more

  • Not great news from the follow up with the orthopedic surgeon

    5/27/2016 11:57:37 AM, by MISSA526

    Not very happy right now. Went to see him because me knee I had surgery on he took x-rays. .it turns out My arthritis has gotten a lot worse in less than 3 months. 39 I got a cortisone shot and the good news is it's feeling much better. Now the second bad news. My shoulder has been killing me a... Read more

  • honor all the vets this weekend - DS finally got his C-Pap machine yesterday

    5/27/2016 10:58:50 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning; Hope the weather holds. I have some plans. DS is going to call me later to tell me about his first night with C-PAP machine. He was excited. I think there will be some adjustment - he is not used to sleeping with a mask. He really has been sleep deprived for years. I have prayed f... Read more

  • Things are good

    5/27/2016 10:31:56 AM, by CASEYSAUER

    Monday, May 16, I visited with my oncologist and had my 6 month check up. All points were good except for my glucose. It is usually high because I do not fast before this blood draw. This time, however, it was especially high. My family doctor absolutely freaked and demanded I get another blood ... Read more

  • 5/27/16 You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams

    5/27/2016 8:16:59 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. Garrison Keillor Love Quote of the Day Never a lip is curved with pain that can't be kissed into smiles again. Bret Harte Art Quote of the Day Art is nature speeded up... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, May 27, 2016

    5/27/2016 6:38:12 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 27, 2016 A RIGHT RELATIONSHIP God's timing is always just right. However, if He is ready for us to do something and we aren't because we are focused on the world or on ourselves, we will miss His timing. That is why we should focus on Him always. Everything we want to do without Him is trul... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 27, 2016

    5/27/2016 6:03:50 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.” - Chuck Palahniuk... Read more

  • Ghosts of BLC's Past...

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

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

  • Friday Yah!

    5/27/2016 3:40:20 AM, by JTREMBATH

    I am pleased this week is over with extra work with people being sick I think the sudden change in weather is the reason but when I think of my age compared to these young ones I don't know. Most of them could be my grandchildren yhat is the age difference.... Read more

  • No Matter

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

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • No Matter

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

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Thursday's Words to Ponder

    5/26/2016 11:42:44 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • I walked the rail trail and afternoon I almost had the pool up. One of my old brushes and long pole

    5/26/2016 10:42:59 PM, by NORASPAT

    This morning I walked with my walking buddies. It was a nice sunny day. I like the heat and today I am the youngest and I walked but my friends were really struggling. We are going to walk earlier or in the park where there is shade to sit on the seats. We will do that because the park is not v... Read more

  • Library night

    5/26/2016 10:29:25 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    After half day of training, I'm ready for the library. Tonight is library night for me. And, I'm off tomorrow for our grandson's May Day program. Whoo hooo...two Fridays in a row, and a long weekend for me! Happy sparking!... Read more

  • Puttering

    5/26/2016 9:57:25 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was just puttering around my apartment today. Got my weekly deep clean accomplished, as well as grocery shopping. I walked Cooper a few times, though only two times showed up as workouts on my tracker. It was about 82F today, which is a little too warm for him, so he wasn't real interested in w... Read more

  • 5/26/16 The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. Sun Tzu

    5/26/2016 9:51:09 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together. Georg C. Lichtenberg Love Quote of the Day Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. Euripides Art Quote of the Day ... Read more

  • memorial day and jokes

    5/26/2016 8:40:35 PM, by CANDOK1260

    Our May challenge ends on Memorial Day so blog about Memorial Day. Does it carry any particular special meaning for you? Yes, memorial day mean something to me. I think about all young men and women who gave up their life for this land. How will you celebrate Memorial Day? It a family day and we ... Read more

  • Thursday Blog...sorry no time yesterday.

    5/26/2016 6:25:05 PM, by GABY1948

    Well, you all know that I have been super busy for months with no sign of things letting up. Not sure if things are really busier or I am just showing my age! Either way, it just IS what it IS and I shall stop complaining about it and do what I can and try to rearrange things to suit LIFE. I have ... Read more

  • I Work to Deadlines

    5/26/2016 5:38:50 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I am results oriented, but at home I let time slide and reward myself with play time before I get my work done. In the Summer Challenge I am going to focus on my time management and get my exercise done earlier in the day. Also I have a my summer buddy to exercise with, so that will be a great motiv... Read more

  • Gratefulness blog 2

    5/26/2016 12:26:32 PM, by HIMELISSA2007

    I am proud of myself today because I'm an efficient grandmother and mother that is caring and yet provides. Three things I'm grateful for: Being a part of God's plan and being alive on this earth Air conditioning Being able to pay the electric bill... Read more

  • New Life...New Me?

    5/26/2016 12:24:21 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Day 4 of Extreme Transformation! Today is my last high-carb day of the week...then 2 low-carb days, then reset/weigh-in day. I'm really looking forward to reset/weigh-in day. I almost took a sneek peek at the scale this morning...but I resisted. I kept my promise to myself of waiting until Sunda... Read more

  • Taking Care of Everyone vs. Taking Care of Yourself

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

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

  • A defining moment

    5/26/2016 11:15:52 AM, by HORSESHOEHONEY

    I just gave my mom a pair of shorts that are too small for me. She held them up then exclaimed, "Oh Lord! I hope those don't fit me, they are HUGE! Look at these, look how big they are!" Now I'm hiding in the bathroom crying. Does she ever think before she talks? Why would anyone think that was an a... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 26, 2016

    5/26/2016 10:05:41 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” - George Burns... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, May 26, 2016

    5/26/2016 7:36:26 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 26, 2016 IT WILL BE REVEALED When we are watching a movie or reading a book, we don't always have all the facts right away. The writer is really good at giving us just the information we need at that moment. The more we get into the story, the more we learn about the people and the plot. Al... Read more

  • Hump day

    5/26/2016 5:27:54 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    It is hump day...yay. And a long weekend coming up. Oh it's been a long while since our last holiday in March. Happy sparking everyone!... Read more

  • "Adulting" is hard . . .

    5/26/2016 4:16:51 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Whew! Another crazy week at work -- that's about the 6th tough week in a row. I am beat!! Heading out of town this weekend to celebrate with hubby. It is our 22nd wedding anniversary. 334 I love him! I'm going to keep him!! 334 Blessings to you!! 247 390... Read more

  • Thursday

    5/26/2016 4:10:56 AM, by JTREMBATH

    Had a very quiet night as hubby was not feeling very well so we did not go out for dinner so guess what yes I had to cook dinner. We are going to go out for lunch on Sunday hopefully my daughter and her hubby will come and my 2 sons. so I think that is the more the merrier.... Read more

  • gratefulness blog

    5/26/2016 12:23:35 AM, by HIMELISSA2007

    Im proud of myelf today because i ate a snack in moderation without bingeing Three things im grateful for: Nutritious food to eat today. Able to be productive and finishing basic household tasks My grandson making me laugh this morning... Read more

  • nsv after 40 pound loss

    5/26/2016 12:16:24 AM, by HIMELISSA2007

    Walk upstairs more easily Look better Less of a double chin Learn healthier ways of eating and cooking Healthier weight Better blood work and BP Consistency on SP and support system and exercise Made SP friends Fit clothes better Skin less red Less labored breathing Less swell... Read more

  • Day was short hours for sparking.

    5/25/2016 11:51:14 PM, by NORASPAT

    The usual early appointments for both of us. DH had to have lots of drops . So I went in to his Appointment I always do. Afterwards they caught up with me with field of vision after all the drops from yesterday the scan made my eyes watering all the time. We went in to Fred again after another ... Read more

  • Fakes

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

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Wednesday's Words to Ponder

    5/25/2016 10:52:08 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Afternoon with mom

    5/25/2016 5:04:47 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Yesterday I had a migraine hangover and did a lot of nothing. Today, I stayed active in the morning, then borrowed the car from my brother and went and picked up mom to take her to a doctor's appointment. Afterward we went to a café, where she had a cup of coffee and I had a bowl of soup, then I t... Read more

  • Spark coach

    5/25/2016 2:04:47 PM, by MISSA526

    "Going clothes shopping makes me feel: awful. Here's why, I'm overweight and only 5"1'. It is so hard to find clothes that are cheap and fit me. And look good. Jeans shopping makes me insane. It is so difficult! At least it's summer and I can buy shorts and not deal with length issues.... Read more

  • Started Extreme Transformation!

    5/25/2016 12:55:27 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    I'm having a great week! (I think.) I'm not weighing daily at this time. I am doing the Extreme Transformation eating plan. So different! And I LIKE it! Here's some of the highlights: Eat every 3 hours Eat within 30 minutes of getting up in the morning Follow the carb-cycling plan (i.... Read more

  • QUICK ONE Not The REAL Beck Blue Blog!

    5/25/2016 10:15:56 AM, by GABY1948

    Yesterday, John didn't feel good so we didn't go to Saginaw but stayed around home....so today we are going will be back later and do my Beck Blue blog....all IS WELL I'm glad to report BUT....BIG BUTT HERE...the tic-tac and cough drop thing is still a problem for me....sllllllooooooowwwwwwly gettin... Read more

  • challenged?

    5/25/2016 10:04:56 AM, by FITBIZZZ

    Yep, that's me. I'm a special kind of challenged. Let's see where to start on this week's challenges. Between getting back from my office trip to Atlanta and changing into my play clothes, I have misplaced my fitbit. I was cleaning like a madwoman when I remarked to Westley, that dangit, I did... Read more

  • 5/25/16 There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met. William Butler Yeats

    5/25/2016 8:00:35 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Courage is fear holding on a minute longer. George S. Patton Love Quote of the Day Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness. Rollo May Art Quote of the Day Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for th... Read more

  • Think about sweating today.

    5/25/2016 7:02:14 AM, by HORSESHOEHONEY

    Sweating has many benefits other than weight loss. Sweat helps increase our body's circulation, clean pores, and helps relieve stress and tension. So I'm going to get out there and sweat it out! Cheers to a great day! ... Read more

  • Checking in

    5/25/2016 7:01:54 AM, by SPOONGIRLDEB

    Blogging on my phone on the train this morning, so excuse any weird autocorrect mistakes! Today is staring out well... Got an early start with a one mile walk with Peanut. It's so nice to have sun and not rain! Last night I tried a body barre class at a gym in thinking of joining. It was good alt... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    5/25/2016 6:04:27 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    May 25, 2016 SHARING WITH OTHERS Through God's timing He teaches us. While we are going through hard times, there are lessons He wants us to learn in patience. There are lessons He wants us to learn in putting our trust and hope in Him. There are lessons He wants us to learn in having faith i... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: May 25, 2016

    5/25/2016 5:41:16 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” - Jonathan Safran Foer... Read more

  • Have you ever done this?

    5/25/2016 4:19:09 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    I am ashamed to say that I've even gone to page 3 or 4. 246 Have a great day, SparkFriends!! Blessings to you!! 247 390... Read more

  • Wednesday

    5/25/2016 3:22:40 AM, by JTREMBATH

    Had a good day today very busy as I was on my own the other person was still off sick. It was my birthday today all my kids rung up which is great and a whole lot of friends wished me a hoppy birthday on face book.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    5/25/2016 3:22:37 AM, by JTREMBATH

    Had a good day today very busy as I was on my own the other person was still off sick. It was my birthday today all my kids rung up which is great and a whole lot of friends wished me a hoppy birthday on face book.... Read more

  • Wow - 4 days away and lots to do

    5/24/2016 11:56:04 PM, by KPETSCHE

    Just about 4 days away from our daughter's wedding. She's getting married on Saturday at 1pm. I took my 5 day work week off so I can help with last minute running around and stuff. I'm working on cleaning the house so we can have company over this weekend. We have lots of relatives from out of t... Read more

  • Tuesday's Words to Ponder

    5/24/2016 11:24:11 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thanks a Million

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

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • I went to the eye Dr. this morning.

    5/24/2016 9:06:25 PM, by NORASPAT

    We drove to the next city where we have had a good relationship with the DR. He has been to U.K every year since we met him so of course he asks us here can we go to other places. My DH Has cycled all over England and the Dr always listens. When it is my turn in the chair the Dr still talks to D.H. ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    5/24/2016 4:34:43 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's another quiet day today. I love these quiet days where there's not much going on at work. Happy sparking!... Read more

  • Finding strength within

    5/24/2016 4:24:46 PM, by DELITFRN

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