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  • 8/27/16 Love has reasons which reason cannot understand. Blaise Pascal

    8/27/2016 12:50:36 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep. Saul Bellow Love Quote of the Day Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Art Quote of the Day I s... Read more

  • Part time work and crazy people

    8/27/2016 11:42:05 AM, by GARDENCHRIS

    I work part time for a large craft store in the Framing Dept. I started out at a different craft store now out of business years ago for extra money to pay bills after my divorce. I did a lot of my own framing at a You Frame it store doing my own needlework, so I figured I can do this. Now... Read more

  • Enough LIst

    8/27/2016 10:53:40 AM, by RUTHIEBEAR

    How many times have I made TO DO lists for my day and add too many items to possibly accomplish in one day? I usually end up feeling overwhelmed and unable to know where to start. At the end of the day I feel like such a failure for not having completed most of the list. What a vicious circle! ... Read more

  • Meet the Queen of starting over..........

    8/27/2016 9:51:40 AM, by UKMOM638

    Hello everyone My Name is Lisa (aka:UKmom638) or as I like to call myself "The Queen of starting over". I can find any reason in the world not to accomplish my goals with weight loss. I've been this way my whole life. Start...Feel Better...Meet Goals...Self Destruct! I wish I could under... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, August 27, 2016

    8/27/2016 7:47:50 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    August 27, 2016 GOD'S WORD BRINGS STRENGTH When we feel tired or drained we really don't want to do anything else and can't seem to concentrate. Sometimes lack of sleep will make us that way. Sometimes too much stress can do it. Other times just having too much to do will cause us to feel tired... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: August 27, 2016

    8/27/2016 6:04:36 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.” - Milan Kundera... Read more

  • CLEANING THE ATTIC

    8/27/2016 5:11:38 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    While cleaning the attic, Joan and Harry found an old stub for some shoes they left at the repair shop 10 years ago. They thought it would be funny to go to the shop and see if the shoes were still there. So they did. They handed the stub to the cobbler who took it an... Read more

  • 8-26-16

    8/27/2016 2:46:35 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Paid bills. Got up before 11, so that was an improvement. Finished two books that I will need to write reviews for. I have some errands to run tomorrow, so I can tire myself out and try to get back on schedule. I have two books I'm bidding on on ebay. I will have to give it a rest for a couple of mo... Read more

  • Friday's Words to Ponder

    8/27/2016 12:12:09 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Tomorrow the contractor to fix the floor that the plumber neglected to close the pipe.

    8/26/2016 11:51:18 PM, by NORASPAT

    We did not notice for a long time and when we got to the basement there was a lot of water to wipe up. Called the plumber and his boss came out to fix it. Now the floor has to be fixed and then we have to fix the floor. Have to redo the sink and counters too. They called today and we were ou... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for August 26:

    8/26/2016 11:40:18 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Take care of your own emotional and spiritual needs first and it will become natural to reach out lovingly to others. Lord, I depend on Your help in every situation. Daily Scripture & Reflection: So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doin... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/26/2016 11:37:39 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Not feeling to good today I think I am in for the flu hope not but I was alright yesterday now aches and sore throat.... Read more

  • TGIF!

    8/26/2016 10:12:07 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It feels so good that it is Friday. The weekend is coming up. Yay! Happy sparking!... Read more

  • Need Medication

    8/26/2016 9:03:50 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • This and that

    8/26/2016 7:14:36 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    So, I did get on the schedule for the exterminator next Thursday. He is coming at 8am, so I need to be up and out early that morning. I have a list of tasks to prep my apartment, like emptying all my cupboards, etc. I guess I will be doing that on Wednesday. I have my ultrasound at my gyne d... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 35

    8/26/2016 6:21:01 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today I was good and rode the bike for 40 minutes before I went to work. I am now more then a third of the way through this challenge. It was been good for me because there have been a few days that I would not have exercised with out this challenge.... Read more

  • Today

    8/26/2016 3:39:40 PM, by BLUEROSE73

    I've been offline for the past couple of days. Wednesday I was exhausted (right from the minute I woke up) and had to prepare 30+ pizzas for Thursdays Market. I was on my feet enough to get my steps in for my stepbet so that's a plus. But I did notice I did not drink enough water. I really need ... Read more

  • Day 1721- Reality Check

    8/26/2016 2:49:55 PM, by BOBCATGIRL76

    I'm sorry for my absence. I've just been struggling with coming up with anything to write lately. I don't feel inspired. Or inspirational. I mostly just feel blah. I'm upset about how I feel I'm being treated at work. But rather than try to do anything about it, I keep holding out h... Read more

  • Low Carb Crock Pot Recipes - for those who asked :0)

    8/26/2016 2:04:20 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

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  • Friday, 8/26/16

    8/26/2016 11:29:00 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    TGIF! I'm allowing myself 15 minutes on Spark this morning before I get into the craziness on my desk, lol. I checked my email and watered all of my plants. Does that sound like stalling? I found a typo (actually not my typo) but the same result. I'll have to go in and fix it on all the documen... Read more

  • Outgrown clothes

    8/26/2016 11:08:56 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    The blog question for today is what will I do with my outgrown clothes? I will definitely get rid of them! They don't spark joy and don't need to take up space!... Read more

  • Shaming people on Armour Thyroid

    8/26/2016 9:42:10 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I have been hearing much lately on Armour thyroid meds and not for the good. I was put on Armour decades ago. Doctors when they find you are on it want to change you. Now I hear on the news that Trump & some of his supporters are bad mouthing Hilary about her taking Armour. I love be... Read more

  • Vegetable Kebabs

    8/26/2016 9:31:23 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It is the weekend and you must get the grill out for this...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 16 cherry tomatoes 16 small mushrooms 1 medium zucchini, sliced into 16 pieces 2 red onions, diced into 8 sections 2 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into 8 pieces 2... Read more

  • 8/26/16 It takes a long time to become young. Pablo Picasso

    8/26/2016 8:26:07 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. George Bernard Shaw Love Quote of the Day Passion is momentary; love is enduring. John Wooden Art Quote of the Day So vast is art, so narrow hu... Read more

  • Time to get motivated!

    8/26/2016 8:11:08 AM, by FBAILEY24X

    It's too hot! I'm exhausted and hurt all over! Back to bed? I think not! Move it move it move it! Get that heart pumping legs moving music flowing lets get going! 244 381... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, August 26, 2016

    8/26/2016 7:34:25 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    August 26, 2016 THE RIGHT WORDS TO SAY So many times we don't have the right words to say to others. When others are suffering, we want to help but don't know what to say. When others are doing wrong, we want to guide them back to God but don't know how to do that. When others are feeling sorry... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: August 26, 2016

    8/26/2016 7:08:20 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "Sometimes the most beautiful people are beautifully broken.” - Robert M. Drake... Read more

  • Friday

    8/26/2016 4:31:16 AM, by JTREMBATH

    A very very wet day I had to go to the other hospital to work today and the amount of times I had to press the button because of palpatations was untold.... Read more

  • Photos from my trip (#5) . . .

    8/26/2016 4:09:05 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    View of the mountains Butterfly garden Quiet time by the water Happy Friday!!!! Blessings to you!! 247 390 ... Read more

  • 8-25-16

    8/26/2016 3:12:50 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Got up at noon again. Read until I was tired, but that was way late. Kaine wanted petting and didn't bite, but we played with red dot for a while. He has been playing with the other toys he found, except for big rat. Maybe if I put big rat on the floor or sprayed it with the catnip spray. Another go... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 34

    8/25/2016 11:59:44 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today I did 30 minutes on the bike. I have gotten a decent routine of riding the bike after dinner.... Read more

  • I have another garden bed in front of the bay window.

    8/25/2016 10:53:22 PM, by NORASPAT

    Today I have trimmed it with concrete blocks left over for the wall. These blocks were the heaviest I could do but I did it. I tried to get the photos but Internet explorer kept coming on saying OOPS there is an error. I am hoping for some rain just to wash the clay soil down and get the grass... Read more

  • Thursday's Words to Ponder

    8/25/2016 10:47:05 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Tracking is my problem!

    8/25/2016 9:57:51 PM, by SHOSHANA192

    I have been with spark people since 2007. I was reading through a fitness magazine after having my 3rd child, knowing that I need to lose this weight. Also carrying the weight from my first 2 pregnancies. I happen to come across this small add in the back advertising for a website that is FREE and w... Read more

  • Rainy evening

    8/25/2016 8:20:16 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Raining this evening. It started raining while I was taking Cooper for his evening walk. I thought it felt good, but Cooper looked disgusted and offended. Poor puppy got wet! Today was my deep cleaning day. I found a couple live roaches and reported them to building maintenance. He came ri... Read more

  • That Amazing Moment

    8/25/2016 8:07:06 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Some information about Fraser Island.

    8/25/2016 7:48:44 PM, by GOANNA2

    The trip started at 6.30 am from Brisbane and we drove to Noosa to pick up more passengersThis is the starting point. Fraser lies off the East Coast of Queensland (Australia) Maheno Ship wreck The grand Maheno was built in 1904, weighing a massive 5, 323 tonnes. After she was launched she ... Read more

  • Trash talk

    8/25/2016 6:40:39 PM, by KERRYG155

    Am I the only one who is sick of all the trash talk they are calling politics today? I HATE name calling by anyone mainly because I was called a lot of names as a child. There is no excuse for doing it. There are so many issues that need sane discussion and work to solve so we can once again be th... Read more

  • UPDATE ON JOHN

    8/25/2016 5:52:42 PM, by SMIDGON

    John had another set of tests this past Monday. During the night he vomited. When we took him over for his Chemo, they had already canceled it until next Tuesday. The Chemo isn't working. They are going to try another set of drugs. These can have bad side-effects. Like skin issues. ... Read more

  • Library day

    8/25/2016 5:40:25 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's Thursday and library night. Can't wait to get there to see what's new! Happy sparking!... Read more

  • Neurosurgeon Appointment Set

    8/25/2016 3:45:09 PM, by LKWQUILTER

    Tuesday I got the call to schedule an appointment with the neurosurgeon about the cyst on my spine. I told her I would be there this afternoon if he could see me. To my surprise she said there is a cancellation for Monday 9/29 at 10 a.m. and I responded with "I will take it." I have got everythin... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for August 25:

    8/25/2016 2:32:32 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: If you count your blessings and answered prayers, there is less time for grumbling and complaining. Lord, may I always appreciate the wonders of my life and celebrate Your presence in it. Daily Scripture & Reflection: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ... Read more

  • State of Slim - End of Week 1

    8/25/2016 12:17:10 PM, by TFANDCD

    Week 1 of State of Slim was FULL of trips 355 , oops 198 , and akks 33 . Eating 6 times a day is HARD! One of the homework sheets for this past week was "list everything in your life that is hard because of your weight". It was HARD to write the list! But, I did, and reflecting upon t... Read more

  • Fraser Island 2

    8/25/2016 9:03:03 AM, by GOANNA2

    More of the flora on the island. We woke up early and watched the sun come up over the ocean.The colours were amazing. From this to the beautiful colours of the following photos. to this beautiful sunrise. The Eurong eco resort we stayed in. The thong tree.(Aussie term for flip flops.) ... Read more

  • Tropical Salad

    8/25/2016 9:02:31 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Let's get tropical here! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 20-oz. can pineapple chunks in juice 3 oranges, peeled and sectioned 2 apples, cored and chopped 1 papaya, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 1 tsp cornstarch 1/4 c vegetable oil 2 Tbsps sugar 2 ... Read more

  • Fit and Fiber Full Challenge Day 4

    8/25/2016 8:11:36 AM, by JENSHAINES

    Okay, so I'm not going to do the challenge task today. Hahahahahaha! I got 50, count 'em 50, grams of fiber yesterday - um.... TOO much. And yeah, I'm feeling it. So... going to dial it back today. Today's challenge is a fiber full breakfast - getting 15 g before noon. I think... not. ... Read more

  • Photos from my trip (#4) . . .

    8/25/2016 8:03:17 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    There was a huge butterfly bush next to the lodge we stayed in. Butterflies are so fascinating to watch. Blessings to you!! 247 390... Read more

  • 8/25/16 The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express. Francis Bacon

    8/25/2016 7:55:23 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day One fails forward toward success. Charles Kettering Love Quote of the Day One does not fall in love; one grows into love, and love grows in him. Karl A. Menninger Art Quote of the Day The waking mind is the least serviceable in the arts. Henry ... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: August 25, 2016

    8/25/2016 7:45:48 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "You can’t eat hope,' the woman said. You can’t eat it, but it sustains you,' the colonel replied.” - Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez... Read more

  • Well its been a week since my last blog--update

    8/25/2016 7:22:17 AM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    Since my last post I've been rather busy. I canned another 4 quarts of homemade zucchini pickles--total 9. I mowed the lawn and did more gardening. Canned tomatoes. Made zucchini cupcakes and did some cleaning. I've been walking 3 miles every day. Attending a webinar on Essential oils and a W... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, August 25, 2016

    8/25/2016 7:09:09 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    August 25, 2016 WORDS ALONE Our words are not always taken seriously. It may be because we sometimes say one thing and do another. If we are honest, our actions do not always back up our words. Sometimes even our body language does not match what we are saying. Words are good to use in communic... Read more

  • Hump day

    8/25/2016 5:18:01 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's hump day....that's great! Been a busy week! Happy sparking!... Read more

  • 8-24-16

    8/25/2016 3:30:09 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    My time is all out of wack. I am not tired until much too late, and then I don't get up until noon, which means I don't get anything done. I'm not sure how I'm going to get back into sync with the rest of the world. Doctors claim to have a drug to help, but I do know one thing that will help. I have... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 33

    8/25/2016 1:29:56 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Tonight I did 30 minutes of leg exercises and stretching. Phase 1 of painting is complete. I am very happy with the new color of our bedroom.... Read more

  • 21 Day Challenge Day 5

    8/25/2016 12:34:37 AM, by CALIFSUE

    I am still at it, and started the 21 day challenge Saturday. I have been a member since 2007 and SparkPeople keeps me motivated. Losing weight is a never ending battle for me. It seems the older I get the harder it gets. I am super motivated right now. We are planning a trip to Bora Bora in April of... Read more

  • Wednesday's Words to Ponder

    8/25/2016 12:20:30 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Squash for dinner

    8/24/2016 10:40:09 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I slept a couple more hours last night than the night before. There is hope the insomnia will resolve itself. I remembered to eat dinner tonight! I got to the end of a book, and took Cooper for a walk, then made a quick, tasty and nutritious meal. Dad gave me a marrow squash to try. (It is ... Read more

  • Today was Great ! I feel so much better because DH and I have been doing more things together.

    8/24/2016 10:25:19 PM, by NORASPAT

    Usually DH has been doing Card games while I do my sparking. I was doing outside work and when I feel I need help I just asked for it and he did it. We have been going to places together but that has to stop for a few days. We have to stay home for a bit while the contractor will replace th... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth Verse for August 24:

    8/24/2016 9:41:50 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Sometimes we search for God in the wrong places. To help someone in need is the quickest way to touch His hand. Lord, in my ordinary day in my ordinary ways may I come to know and understand You more. Daily Scripture & Reflection: I remember you in my prayers night and day... Read more

  • An extra hour a day

    8/24/2016 7:51:57 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    I could definitely decrease my computer time and reclaim that time as "me" time. I will set a timer and allow myself to log onto Facebook or games only after my workout is done and food is logged. I will check my email a set four times a day and delete anything left at the end of the day. I will uns... Read more

  • Normal Person?

    8/24/2016 7:01:13 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Spark Time

    8/24/2016 6:22:55 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    To All My Spark Friends: Thank you to all of you who have cared for me now and in the past. You have supported me when no one else seemed to and for that I am forever grateful. I Spark from work often. Too often some days. Right now I am overwhelmed with work load and need to make mysel... Read more

  • Hi! To all my Sparkies! Creating a new marionette show! Many fun busy activities going on!

    8/24/2016 6:01:35 PM, by SPARKLINGME176

    Hi! Incase you don't know, we make all of our marionettes & create all of our shows. I am in the process of getting a presentation together for a possible long team performance agreement, for children. Marionettes include ALL of the art forms. Visual & performing. Sorry I haven't been as accessib... Read more

  • ILL TODAY But Wanted To Share Something

    8/24/2016 4:03:09 PM, by GABY1948

    Hi Everyone, everything has been going normal....summer busy and well. Until today, I woke up ill...not to worry doesn't feel like it is anything lasting and I pray it isn't. I will address the "Hunger Fix..." book in a bit but I received the VERY neatest email reminder in my mail today! I u... Read more

  • Thoughts on health.

    8/24/2016 1:25:11 PM, by WEARINGTHIN

    There is a positive side to every health outcome. Let us recognize that and always move forward with dignity and awe. WEARINGTHIN... Read more

  • Warm Pear Crisp

    8/24/2016 11:35:28 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Have you ever had apple crisp? Did you like it? Well then come on in and try this on for size. You are going to love it! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 c rolled oats 1/2 c whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 c vegetable oil or melted, unsalted butter 1/4 ... Read more

  • Vacation in the UP of Michigan

    8/24/2016 9:44:56 AM, by MISSA526

    Still on vacation with my friend from college. We've been walking a ton and sight seeing. It's been a lot of fun but totally exhausting! I realize now how out of shape I am! Definitely going to get to work on that when I get home. More walking today as we check out some waterfalls. I'll post a more ... Read more

  • 2.6lbs Requires a Plan

    8/24/2016 8:31:24 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    My mind is kinda scattered but I need to formulate a plan. I've clearly kicked myself out of Ketosis and there is only one way to get back and that is sticking below 20g. Drinking enough water and taking my vitamins. Will address some issues with naturopath today about my adrenals. After Ketosis... Read more

  • Push through it!

    8/24/2016 8:12:34 AM, by FBAILEY24X

    Ok so today is a new day! It's been almost a week of really bad days and I'm sick of it. So today I'm ignoring the pain and fatigue and moving, first there's a Jessica Smith walking workout that I've been meaning to do! As I I love her stuff I'm hopeful that it'll keep me going for the entire workou... Read more

  • 8/24/16 You can't blame gravity for falling in love. Albert Einstein

    8/24/2016 8:05:47 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day God cannot alter the past, though historians can. Samuel Butler Love Quote of the Day The crime of loving is forgetting. Maurice Chevalier Art Quote of the Day Only an artist can interpret the meaning of life. Novalis Nature Quote of the Da... Read more

  • Fit and Fiber Full Challenge Day 3

    8/24/2016 8:03:56 AM, by JENSHAINES

    So, today we took a quiz about snacking. Snacking isn't a big issue for me when I'm in focus. Yesterday, I planned for a piece of olive oil banana bread for my afternoon snack. It has almost no sugar in it, but it was still too sweet for me and didn't take the edge off my hunger. Learning experi... Read more

  • Vacay Over + Long Term Goals

    8/24/2016 6:56:24 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I am going to try to make this short and sweet (which never happens LOL)! I had a blast in Minnesota. My two Spark BFF's are the best! The thing that I hate is because my schedule at home is working 5pm to 5am with sleeping from 6am to like 2-3 in the afternoon I am kind of a walking zombie. They we... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    8/24/2016 6:38:31 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    August 24, 2016 WHEN WE HEAR THINGS When we hear news through the rumor mill, the television or social media, we probably have different reactions. Some believe what they hear and wonder how it could have possibly happened. Others don't believe at all what they hear and seek the facts of the st... Read more

  • 8-23-16

    8/24/2016 5:06:48 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Bill paying day tomorrow. Also time to do some cleaning. I have to wash my sheets. I did wash my hair today. I need to get Crystal's birthday present box ready. The coloring books I was waiting for arrived. I really need to get my sleep beck on track. I'm not too sure how I'm going to do that. I get... Read more

  • Trip to Fraser Island.

    8/24/2016 4:29:23 AM, by GOANNA2

    World heritage listed Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. Georgia and I were in a 4 wheel drive jeep and as you can see, we were driving right along the water's edge. The coloured cliffs. Our guide told us there could be as many as 8 colours. The dingo just lazing in the sun. ... Read more

  • Quote of the Day: August 24, 2016

    8/24/2016 4:24:20 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "While the heart beats, hope lingers.” - Alison Croggon... Read more

  • Photos from my trip (#3) . . .

    8/24/2016 4:08:18 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    I just love, love, love looking at the sky!! You can see some amazing things there. I am very tired, y'all. It's been a hectic week at work & I haven't been sleeping well. I am probably going to take tomorrow off to rest, so my blog tomorrow will be late. Blessings t... Read more

  • Wednesday

    8/24/2016 3:42:30 AM, by JTREMBATH

    Got my heart tracker fitted this morning anly had to activate it once so far but I Have a week to check it out.as they are monitoring it.... Read more

  • Good Grief!!!

    8/24/2016 2:34:01 AM, by ANDEEWI

    I want to QUIT! But I want to SUCCEED too! I want to crawl into a cave somewhere away from everyone and everything! And I want to get up and go, travel to wherever my family & friends are and enjoy spending time with them! I want so much... then I want so little. So I'm fighting... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 32

    8/24/2016 12:34:19 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today was a good exercise day. I did 30 minutes on the bike this morning and worked out with my trainer for 60 minutes this afternoon. This months painting project is almost done. The painter should be finished with the master bedroom tomorrow. Now we just have to decide which rooms to paint next mo... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 31

    8/24/2016 12:27:55 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Today I was exhausted from work. I had a bad headache and my back was really sore today. I did 25minutes of leg exercises... Read more

  • Tuesday's Words to Ponder

    8/24/2016 12:26:19 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • 100 days of exercise day30

    8/24/2016 12:26:06 AM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Another 30 minutes on the bike. I am trying to get 30 minutes of cardio most days.... Read more

  • Forgot dinner

    8/23/2016 11:50:49 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I went to bed early last night, but couldn't sleep so I got back up after about an hour. I did end up getting a couple of hours of sleep, which is better than no sleep at all, but still not good. This will work itself out. It is just frustrating in the meantime. I forgot to eat dinner tonigh... Read more

  • Today we had a trip to a projector museum in BUCKSPORT Maine and donated our old projector.

    8/23/2016 11:45:53 PM, by NORASPAT

    When DH and I came to the US we did not bring much because we never were supposed to stay here in Maine in the US We were supposed to stay just 2 years. We wanted to see the sights so we bought a Bell and Howell super 8 camera and the screen and the lot. We have had it over 50 years and we... Read more

  • More Niagara Falls

    8/23/2016 10:06:47 PM, by BETRHO48

    As we continued on our road trip, we spent a lot of time during the day on August 9th on tours and walking all over the American side of Niagara Falls. The following are more photos from our visit. This is a photo of Niagara River rapids. This photo shows how the water spray droplets from the... Read more

  • bsg blog #2

    8/23/2016 9:30:31 PM, by CANDOK1260

    This week for the Aspire & Inspire's Buddy Support Group Challenge we are to blog about childhood memory. Do you have a favorite childhood memory? I do my dad when I was 7. I don't have many memory of him. But one I do have is him teaching me to hit my chest and says Jesus during mass, It might b... Read more

  • bsg blog and jokes

    8/23/2016 9:18:34 PM, by CANDOK1260

    This week for the Aspire & Inspire's Buddy Support Group Challenge we are to blog about SP. How and why did you come to SparkPeople I was in the middle of losing weight and found a article about spark. It sounds good so I join, . What keeps you coming back to SparkPeople? the friend I made and the... Read more

  • Tuesday

    8/23/2016 8:53:33 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's a nicer day today. The sun is out and no rains in sight. Happy sparking everyone!... Read more

  • Chill Pill

    8/23/2016 8:49:15 PM, by SPEDED2

    My oh my, it's been a day! Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Daily Inspiration and Birth Verse for Aug. 23:

    8/23/2016 6:31:32 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Home is a place where we can have a bit of heaven on earth. Lord, bless our home and help make it a place of love and kindness. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is to... Read more

  • To me "health" means

    8/23/2016 1:14:46 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    Being able to comfortably carry out my everyday activities.... Read more

  • Do You Have Adrenal Fatigue?

    8/23/2016 12:53:35 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Below is a simple list of questions which may help you to identify whether your adrenal glands are functioning correctly and whether they are in-sync with your mind and body. Are you always on the run? Do you often feel the inability to cope with things around you? Do you feel that you nee... Read more

  • Day 50 Minute Solution & Away We Go!

    8/23/2016 12:04:16 PM, by KALISWALKER

    100 DWL - Getting started is the biggest hurdle. Now that you have actually done something, how to keep going? To sustain an exercise plan use the concept of the 10 minute solution. Tell yourself you only have to exercise for 10 minutes, then you can quit. Even 10 minutes of exercise is beneficial f... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    8/23/2016 9:30:59 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    First off, I have some great news. The scale is down again. Second day in a row. I think I've found my stride. At least it's working for me for now. This is no time to slack off. It's time to use this momentum to get into the 230's. I just might be able to make it by the end of this wee... Read more

  • Wonderful workout this morning!

    8/23/2016 9:05:59 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I did not sleep well, but got up and went to the gym. I am so glad I did. I feel much better. Going to try to take a nap today. I like the new gym. All equipment works and it is nice and bright. Have a good day!! I love getting exercise out of the way. 244... Read more

  • Caprese Salad

    8/23/2016 9:03:30 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, On the menu for lunch...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 large tomatoes extra-virgin olive oil 1 large fresh mozzarella (4-5 oz.) 12 leaves fresh basil Splash of balsamic vinegar Salt and fresh cracked black pepper Directions~ Cut t... Read more

  • Fit and Fiber Full Challenge Day 2

    8/23/2016 8:19:35 AM, by JENSHAINES

    Easy peasy the first day, but would also like to "up" the amounts. Reading the challenge wall today reminded me about beans and oatmeal (er.... not together). I always forget about beans and they're so good for you in so many ways! Love oatmeal, but not going to breakfast on that until ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    8/23/2016 8:09:20 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    August 23, 2016 GODS WORD Many times when we are in a conversation with someone they will say something that reminds us of something else. When they are done talking, we share what we remember about that subject and our conversation continues. When God speaks to us through His written word or ... Read more

  • 8/23/16 I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse. W

    8/23/2016 8:03:18 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread. Richard Wright Love Quote of the Day Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love. Marc Chagall Art Quote of the Day When I... Read more