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  • Quote for the day...

    12/22/2014 8:44:02 AM, by SHAWFAN

    Start measuring your progress every day, no matter how small- You are a work in progress, which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once. You may not be where you want to be yet, but look how far you've come, and be grateful that you're not stuck where you once were. ... Read more

  • ::Gasp::

    12/22/2014 7:54:51 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    At least he was looking in the veggie section. Have a fantastic day, SparkFriends!! Blessings to you!! ... Read more

  • My First Marathon and a New Pair of Shoes

    12/22/2014 7:10:35 AM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    A fellow Sparker is blessing me with a new pair of running shoes. I am so grateful to Kneemaker and his family. They will be coming sometime after Christmas. I am excited, and grateful! That being said, a member of our running club invited me to run a marathon-length training run. There's a ro... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, December 22, 2014

    12/22/2014 6:46:26 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 22, 2014 FEAR OF THE LORD We all have something we are afraid of. We have situations in our lives where we may panic and overreact because we are afraid. That fear is worldly fear and is not at all of God. The fear of the Lord should be our treasure. Meaning we should put God first and... Read more

  • 12/22/14

    12/22/2014 6:36:38 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    be kind to others have a nice day ... Read more

  • Monday

    12/22/2014 5:50:56 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    I'm tired... Read more

  • DEFINITION

    12/22/2014 5:21:08 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    TOMORROW {noun} a mystical land where 99% of all human productivity, motivation, and achievement is stored.... Read more

  • THE MONDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS

    12/22/2014 4:58:59 AM, by GHOSTFLAMES

    WHERE HAS THE TIME GONE? IT'S MONDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS. WE HAVE OUR LISTS READY AND CROSSING OFF AS WE GO ALONG ALL OF WHAT WE HAVE TO DO! IT'S GETTING SHORTER AND SHORTER! WORK TODAY AND TOMORROW ONLY FOR THE WEEK SO I CAN DO THIS!LOL WE ARE SUPPOSE TO BE AT ABOUT 55 DEGREES FOR CHRISTMAS. NOT G... Read more

  • Do You Run Towards The Good Or Away From The Bad?

    12/22/2014 4:33:31 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    So I was watching an awesome vlog from my girl Susan (IMSOOZEEQ) www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
    ge_public_journal_individu
    al.asp?blog_id=5836195 ... and she has a way of really making me think. I am much in the same boat as h... Read more

  • Momentum

    12/22/2014 4:31:14 AM, by KIN59VARA

    "Momentum is a powerful thing. A body at rest has a strong tendency to stay at rest, and a body in motion has the same strong tendency to continue in motion. Get yourself in motion, and you’re much more likely to stay in motion. Get started on something, and you’re well on your way to doing eve... Read more

  • Tips to stay healthy during the holidays?

    12/22/2014 2:16:53 AM, by HAKAPES

    Hi All, Christmas is just a few days away. What I notice this year that now I approach to the holidays with much less stress about eating and exercise. I used to think about as a big challenge to overcome, but I developed so many good habits in the past years that I'm much more prepared. But one ... Read more

  • Baking day but not finished I will finish it tomorrow.

    12/21/2014 11:39:13 PM, by NORASPAT

    Today I was ready for a great baking day but I only had my breads done. Now I must go to bed. I am amazingly tired. I carried the totes on my own and they are not way too heavy but because they are long my upper arms are just aching. DH and I had a few things to get done so my baking was not st... Read more

  • Sunday's Words to Ponder

    12/21/2014 11:05:17 PM, by JUDY1676

    Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling. ~~Edna Ferber And-- we need to work to keep this feeling going ALL year long! Have a great week!... Read more

  • Decluttering Day 15

    12/21/2014 10:39:10 PM, by LTTLREDCORVETTE

    I don't even want to talk about how long this task took me. Back when I started this challenge (2 months ago, October 23), I remember thinking, 'why doesn't it have me start with my desk? That feels like the most immediate need.' But now I understand. The desk is an OVERWHELMING task. Star... Read more

  • never give up

    12/21/2014 10:06:18 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I have been on WW over 5 years. My total loss is 160 pounds. I am struggling lately to see a loss on the scale. I won't give up. I make decisions, minute to minute, meal to meal, day to day that help me stay on track. I have decided my health is worth the struggle. Knowing indulgences and mistakes a... Read more

  • Time to enjoy the holidays

    12/21/2014 9:45:21 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am glad the preparation of the holidays is almost done. I will now have time to enjoy friends, my cat, and my husband. I finished wrapping gifts while listening to Christmas music. I am feeling better. I got hit with a GI episode that made caring for Bob challenging. I was successful as... Read more

  • Monday

    12/21/2014 9:11:50 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Been out shopping all morning left early to beat the heat then to the hair dresser to get my hair cut went for a coffee before coming home so now just doing my Spark have to go to work tomorrow.... Read more

  • Day 20 - Blessings!

    12/21/2014 9:06:42 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    As Sunday is coming to a close, I will stop and count my blessings! 1. I have stayed home the entire day and gotten so much accomplished……great feeling! 2. My husband and I wrote all of our messages to our grown kids for the Christmas game we play. 3. Got all of those messages wrapped in... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/21/2014 8:38:15 PM, by TWIRLNYC

    Didn't really do anything except work today. I am tired.... Read more

  • Streak is Over

    12/21/2014 8:33:21 PM, by EMMACORY

    I have done 10,000+ steps for 2 years, 11 months and 19 days. Yesterday I pulled a leg muscle and I could hardly walk. I am sad to see my streak ending yet I must be prudent an take care of my leg by giving it extra rest. I do not think I have ever done a streak that long before. Will start again w... Read more

  • Days 69 and Day 70

    12/21/2014 8:30:38 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Well, I'm going to be so glad when these holidays are over with and we can get back to normal. I don't know about everyone else, but it's been really busy getting everything ready for this week. And I had to help my daughter with her celebration of Yule today. Her kids get lucky and have tw... Read more

  • Gym day plus....

    12/21/2014 7:24:00 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Started the day early at the gym. Ran for 65 minutes on the treadmill (well, really ran for 60 minutes and 5 minutes cool down), hopped on the elliptical, plus weights. I am still stuck at 220 pounds for the squats on the leg press machine. I think I could manage 225 pounds, but that is not an op... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 21:

    12/21/2014 3:32:10 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Forgiveness is a wonderful way to lift yourself up and it is the best way to encourage yourself and others to do better. Lord, grant me greater understanding and wisdom so that I can move past my problems into a new day. Daily Scripture & Reflection: For to us a child is b... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/21/2014 1:15:38 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Oh it's Sunday...the week of Christmas. Our son and his family are going to Disneyland for Christmas. They actually leave on Xmas day and return on the 31st. We are celebrating on the eve. Today is house cleaning day. It's the usual thing we do every week. The routine, the house cleaning, ... Read more

  • I need to cry today

    12/21/2014 1:06:06 PM, by LMMONTES

    Yesterday I celebrated my 60th birthday with my children and my grandchild and my husband. I told them I honored was to be their mother and grandmother. I also stated that today I have to say I feel better than I have felt in all m... Read more

  • Special Sunday

    12/21/2014 12:58:24 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, December 21, 2014... Read more

  • 12/21/14

    12/21/2014 11:40:30 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Have a blessed day ... Read more

  • Red Curry And Ginger Pork loin

    12/21/2014 10:08:24 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you like pork? how 'bout curry? and what about ginger?? Woo hoo then take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 1/4 c. oil juice of 1 lime 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar 2 Tbsp. brown sugar 2 Tbsp. red curry paste 1 tsp. fresh ground ginger 2 lbs. meat. I used pork, but... Read more

  • Sunday - Back to Beck -Day 3 Again

    12/21/2014 9:36:56 AM, by GABY1948

    Today is EAT SITTING DOWN. I do hope this is helping someone besides me....it is helping me, but I almost feel "weird" writing all of this again so soon. But it IS helping me going through it so soon...my memory is not "what it used to be" (and that's an UNDERSTATEMENT, for sure! I DO fi... Read more

  • Doing my HAPPY DANCE!

    12/21/2014 9:36:39 AM, by HAPPYGIRL_90

    Today, is going to be AWESOME! Not sure why yet, but I just decide it is going to be. :) Maybe it could have something to do with my happy dance I did while waiting for my oatmeal to cook in the microwave..... my little 2 minute burst of random exercise. No one else is in the house th... Read more

  • How Do I Forgive and Move On?

    12/21/2014 9:31:15 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    As per your requests, How I forgive myself: Pretend you are talking to a child with the same problem you are having. What would you tell a child? Would you berate them for doing something so innate as eating something good tasting or filling their tummies? No? You would totally understand the p... Read more

  • I am grateful!

    12/21/2014 8:22:52 AM, by FMBURSON

    I am so grateful for the blessings the Lord has given me, not just today but everyday! And I am so grateful for SP. The people here are so wonderful, supportive, so much wisdom to share. It is amazing how each individual has something to add, and when you summarize the whole picture, it works! ... Read more

  • Fruitcake!!

    12/21/2014 8:05:04 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    This is toooo funny!! So, do you like fruitcake? I don't care much for the commercially-made fruitcake, but my Grandma used to make some that was really, really good. We did a new workout at the gym yes... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, December 21, 2014

    12/21/2014 8:00:04 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 21, 2014 WHEN WE GIVE UP OUR EARTHLY TREASURES It sounds a little odd for someone to give up their homes or give up their families. But people have. They didn’t give it all up because of foreclosure on their home or fights among the family, but they give it all up to follow the will o... Read more

  • Camp December 21

    12/21/2014 6:51:55 AM, by KIN59VARA

    Kin59vara's Camp Activity Week of Dec 21 10,000 steps a day Self Reflection Kick Clutter to the Curb Book Club: Casual Reader Making Connections Strength Training Good Nutrition basics Measurements: weigh in 162.5 Down .6 pounds Measurement for week: Down in weight... Read more

  • SUNDAY DAY OF REST

    12/21/2014 4:28:05 AM, by GHOSTFLAMES

    YES I PLANS ON THIS NOW LETS SEE WHAT HAPPENS!LOL GOT MOST OF EVERYTHING I WANTED DONE YESTERDAY ONLY PLAN I HAVE ID TO GO FOOD SHOPPING AND GET THE REST OF WHAT WE NEED FOR CHRISTMAS DIINER AND THE GIFT CARDS FOR THE KIDS AT THE FOOD STORE HOME PUT IT ALL AWAY AND WRAP THE GIFT CARDS ALREADY GOT LI... Read more

  • MY HEART'S DESIRE.

    12/21/2014 12:38:31 AM, by GRANDY-N-TN

    www.loyolapress.com/asse
    ts/Bookcovers/115893_your-
    hearts-desire.swf Good night all. Have a peaceful night's rest. I am about to do that myself, but first I hope you will listen to the Loyola Press 3 minute retreat shown above. What is your Heart's desire? Cre... Read more

  • Satisfying Saturday

    12/21/2014 12:24:22 AM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, December 20, 2014... Read more

  • Saturday's Words to Ponder

    12/20/2014 11:22:22 PM, by JUDY1676

    Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. ~~Calvin Coolidge... Read more

  • My scale

    12/20/2014 10:57:28 PM, by CINNAMONIE777

    I have been weighing the same number week after week after week... would be nice if I can lose few more easily but I know having normal and healthy weight is good... :) Now my scale is in PRISON...not going to visit it for awhile... :) Now I will do the measuring tape and my purple je... Read more

  • A great turn out for our Christmas Concert.

    12/20/2014 10:48:47 PM, by NORASPAT

    Today was our Christmas Concert for Senior College. Since The College is out right now for the holidays we do our December Concert in a Church in Augusta Maine. This is an old Church. It has a magnificent organ and the organist has played organs around the country. This is his home base you might... Read more

  • (hashtag)QUICKFIT HOLIDAY FITNESS PLAN: W4

    12/20/2014 10:27:13 PM, by LHLADY517

    Day #22: Mon. Dec. 22nd - 8-Minute Total Body Express Workout. Level: Intermediate - Advanced; Equipment: Dumbbells (3 - 20 lbs, depending on level); Intensity: Moderate, Low Impact: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=50lYHvr1fQI&feature=yout
    u.be Day #23: Tues. Dec. 23rd - 8-Minute Leg... Read more

  • No sweets! Day 2!

    12/20/2014 9:10:17 PM, by BEANIEWEENS

    Day 2 went well. Had 2 skinny cow iced coffee drinks. Overall, no sweet desserts. Definitely have too high of a calorie count though. However, it is ok. I am happy with 48 hours no sweets! That is amazing for me!... Read more

  • (hashtag)QUICKFIT HOLIDAY FITNESS PLAN: W3 D20

    12/20/2014 8:48:37 PM, by LHLADY517

    Day #20: Sat Dec. 20th - 10-Minute Amazing Abs Level: Intermediate/Advanced; Equipment: A mat or towel is recommended for hard floors; Intensity: Moderate https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=2xUZ1pz3IL0&feature=yout
    u.be This was almost too tough for me. Some of the exercises I really str... Read more

  • Typical Saturday...

    12/20/2014 8:04:15 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    On Saturdays I walk the dog, then head out to my parents' house to make lunch for everybody. Today we had baked haddock with onion and mushrooms, soybeans, applesauce, and a salad. Normally I drive myself, but their driveway is still sheer ice, and dad had to go to the grocery store anyways, so he... Read more

  • More Saturday

    12/20/2014 7:20:50 PM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    My father-in-law and his wife were visiting today. His wife's son lives near here with his family, but they had other visitors, so fil and her stayed in a hotel instead. We had an early holiday meal at Karl Strauss Brewery right near the hotel. As an added surprise, my husband's nephew, who lives... Read more

  • Day 19 - Blessings!

    12/20/2014 7:12:27 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    On this Super Saturday I am feeling very grateful for my life! Although it isn't perfect, it is exactly right for me! I have a wonderful husband (who isn't perfect either) and 3 married children who we love very much! We have 7 grandchildren……6 living and 1 is in heaven. We adore our grandchildr... Read more

  • Saturday

    12/20/2014 6:25:39 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's a usual Saturday for me. No more craft fairs, no more parties, no more "other things" to do. The usual laundry, and it's a very nice day! Happy sparking everyone!... Read more

  • Worse or better?

    12/20/2014 5:50:40 PM, by VTRICIA

    One strange thing I had noticed since I have lost weight is that I get headaches about once a month, which I don't remember happening as often before. For a few years this puzzled me. I wondered what could be making more more sensitive. Maybe it was my lower pulse and blood pressure. Maybe it wa... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 20:

    12/20/2014 4:44:07 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Place yourself in God's hands first thing in the morning so that your entire day will be in His care. Lord, may my prayer and my attitude be one so that my relationship with You never becomes casual. Daily Scripture & Reflection: For there is born to you this day in the c... Read more

  • Day 20 -- Turning back the clock

    12/20/2014 3:59:20 PM, by PRETTYPITHY

    I won't tell you guys just how much I've lost in December because: 1) I don't want to jinx myself or rest on my laurels and 2) I want to say the number with pride on January 1 and hear y'all gasp. Let's just say I'm making more progress in December than I ever did in the rest of 2014. Which, of co... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/20/2014 3:04:30 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Yesterday hubby's blood sugar before breakfast was good at 6.5 so in the afternoon he decided because his sugar levels were good he would have chocolate bar when I asked him if he should be having that he said he thought with a 6.5 sugar level why not wrong choice as when I did his sugar level befor... Read more

  • Saturday round up

    12/20/2014 12:41:55 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    So far I have spun the wheel, taken my meds, eaten breakfast and started the dishes. I have eaten in range for the past three days, but they haven't been paleo. I've sacrificed real food so I can eat Christmas cookies. At least I am home now, where the giant plate of help yourself cookies was at w... Read more

  • DS came back positive

    12/20/2014 11:16:15 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; DH and I did not know what to expect about how DS would come back after a visit to see his daughter. What I found out is that DS is positive and ready to go aback and see his daughter. We do have some more fears for his daughter. She is being watched by an environment which is not g... Read more

  • Cauliflower Pizza Crust

    12/20/2014 10:20:51 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, If you like pizza once in a blue moon, Try my pizza crust on for size! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cups shredded cauliflower 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 cup mozzarella Veggie Shreds 1 tsp. dry oregano 1/2 tsp. finely minced garlic 1/2 tsp. onion salt ... Read more

  • 12/20/14

    12/20/2014 9:56:23 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Have a good weekend and enjoy some time doing some thing that you like to do fine the space in your heart to make another person happy smile and be cheerful it can make someone elses day brighter thank you for all the support Merry Christmas Happy Holidays and season greet... Read more

  • Back to Beck - Day Two - 2nd Round

    12/20/2014 8:56:19 AM, by GABY1948

    Good Morning, everyone! Today begins Day Two for the second time. I nearly skipped this one today but there are still people that comment that it is helping them to be reminded too so decided to post a short one. Today is picking 2 EATING PLANS. One Main; One Back-up. Obviously I have had ... Read more

  • Motivational Kick Start To My Day!

    12/20/2014 8:29:22 AM, by HAPPYGIRL_90

    Ok, I woke up this morning and realized I forgot to blog last night...hmmm. The old me would have beat myself up over it, but the new "me" realizes that it's ok and my plan of blogging everyday until at least Christmas didn't work for me yesterday, so I think I may change it up and start blogging ... Read more

  • I don't usually run . . .

    12/20/2014 7:56:07 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    . . . but this might work. Have a great day!! Blessings to you!! ... Read more

  • Woke up at 4 am but still slept a lot

    12/20/2014 7:28:53 AM, by MISSA526

    My antibiotics make me nauseous and sometimes puke. I tried to call my Dr on Friday but the office was closed all day for some unknown reason. So I'm just trying to get by till Monday when they open at 9 am. The good news is my bronchitis is getting better and I can talk easier. The bad news is I ha... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, December 20, 2014

    12/20/2014 7:25:43 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 20, 2014 ENDLESS TREASURES What if we were to get gifts day after day? What if we were to receive endless treasures from now until forever? It would be something to look forward to each morning. We would jump out of bed anxious to see what is in store for us every day. When we know Ch... Read more

  • Friday/Saturday

    12/20/2014 6:46:17 AM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    I had a nice long entry written and then lost it. Argh... Went to a Christmas party this morning. Got lots of goodies in the gift exchange. Went to get my Mom's Christmas gift; a pair of boots she fell in love with the other day when we were at Cole Haan. Came home and took my Mom and son t... Read more

  • QUOTE OF THE DAY

    12/20/2014 5:48:53 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    WE ARE MORE THAN CONQUERORS THROUGH CHRIST! BEFORE YOU EVER HAVE A PROBLEM HE HAS THE ANSWER. Joyce Meyer... Read more

  • Saturday

    12/20/2014 5:01:05 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    Going to NYC with my mom and daughter today. Should be fun!... Read more

  • God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road. -- Isak Dinesen

    12/20/2014 5:00:57 AM, by KIN59VARA

    God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road. -- Isak Dinesen Don't we wish that we could see into the future? Yesterday I got an email that I got an interview for a job I applied for. Is this one the right one for me? Will I do it well? On the short... Read more

  • COOKIE BAKING DAY HAS ARRIVED

    12/20/2014 4:26:30 AM, by GHOSTFLAMES

    YES TODAY MY DAUGHTER HEATHER WILL BE DOWN TO BAKE COOKIES WE START EARLY AND ARE USUALLY DONE BY LUNCH TIME. WE ARE MAKING LESS THAN WE USUALLY DO ONLY DOING CHO CHIP,NO BAKES, PEANUT BUTTER AND OATMEAL WITH & WITHOUR RASINS. THEN CLEAN UP AND RELAX FOR A FEW THEN GO SHOPPING NOT FOR MUCH ONLY ... Read more

  • Stratedgy out the window..

    12/20/2014 1:27:52 AM, by LEANIE64

    The plan was fantastic..but I wasn't ..! Urr !... Read more

  • Fantastic Friday

    12/20/2014 12:32:39 AM, by KNEEMAKER

    Friday, December 19, 2014... Read more

  • Day 18 - Blessings!

    12/20/2014 12:25:03 AM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    It's 12:20 on Saturday morning….didn't get my blog in on time for Friday, I guess! Oh well….still feeling grateful and blessed! Here is my gratitude list for today: 1.Enjoyed a beautiful Christmas program at our granddaughter's pre-school! 2. Went shopping to Target for some last minute gi... Read more

  • It is almost done. Was I lucky to get him here.

    12/19/2014 11:30:22 PM, by NORASPAT

    Today the garage wall was back in place. There was no structural damage since they did not put many nails in the corners. Only on the side NONE on the back so it was easy to fall off. If those other nails had been in the sides that would have really messed up the corners. ... Read more

  • Tried something healthy from Applebee's tonight

    12/19/2014 11:00:29 PM, by KPETSCHE

    Hubby and I headed to Lincoln to have dinner with our daughter and her boyfriend. It started out as a trip to Lincoln to pick up a pair of boots that I put on hold at the Dillard's store down there. They are a (surprise) gift for me from hubby for Christmas. I went out specifically to find myself... Read more

  • Friday's Words to Ponder

    12/19/2014 10:36:19 PM, by JUDY1676

    If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. John Irving... Read more

  • One of those days

    12/19/2014 10:33:23 PM, by SADYBUG13

    Sometimes you just know its going to be one of those days. Especially when breakfast is a piece of fudge ! And it all went downhill from there... chocolate, cookies, various yummies. The holidays can be hard for an... Read more

  • Day 68 and a good Friday

    12/19/2014 9:50:10 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Started out on a good leg with a visit to the gym this morning. And even though I stayed on the treadmill, at least I did some movement to get my day started out right. I was also active as much as possible today. Made it to just under 11,000 steps in all, so I'm feeling pretty proud of myself. ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 19:

    12/19/2014 9:28:21 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Give control of your life to God and humbly live in His presence. Lord, I humbly desire that Your will be my will and that we always walk together. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to... Read more

  • Gym day plus....

    12/19/2014 8:45:35 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Went to the gym early today to workout with my brother. Two hour workout, came home, ate breakfast, and waited for my niece to show up to go walking. When she was 15 minutes late I gave up and called... and she was still asleep. Good thing I called. It was icy, so instead of our usual 6.5 miles ... Read more

  • (hashtag)QUICKFIT HOLIDAY FITNESS PLAN: W3 D19

    12/19/2014 7:54:09 PM, by LHLADY517

    Today I did day 18's workout since I knew I'd be home and have access to my weights: Day #18: Thurs. Dec. 18th - 12-Minute Butt Lift Level: All; Equipment: A set of 3- to 15-pound dumbbells (optional); Intensity: Moderate https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=aFmMs3j6elo&feature=yout
    u.be I... Read more

  • Saturday

    12/19/2014 5:54:16 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Made it to the function which was good, it was in full swing when all of a sudden the power went out we were alright as we wee have a light tea that was already cooked but the resterraut could not cook for the crowd and the café could not cook there orders either and the bars could not operate nor ... Read more

  • I wish for everyone

    12/19/2014 5:52:51 PM, by ARMOMMI2

    My coach task for today was to accomplish one goal for the coming week. My goal is to reach as many people as I can to wish for everyone Peace,Joy and Love for this holiday season.... Read more

  • IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR!

    12/19/2014 5:15:44 PM, by GRANDY-N-TN

    God Came Near by Max Lucado It all happened in a moment, a most remarkable moment. God became a man! Heaven opened herself and placed her most precious one in a human womb. Jesus came, not as a flash of light or as an unapproachable conqueror, but as one whose first cries were heard by a peas... Read more

  • Friday

    12/19/2014 4:59:17 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    I took a vacation day to attend our granddaughter's xmas program at school The first graders performed "Santa and His Red Canoe" . The weather held up (it rained yesterday!), and it was nice to see all the parents, grandparents, family, and friends at the performance. Have a great sparking da... Read more

  • apply stress here

    12/19/2014 2:24:21 PM, by BUSYBEE37

    I must have a sign on my forehead that says 'apply stress here'. Found out that my work contract was underbid to another company. I'm a sub to this contract, so I'm even further out and won't be in the employees 'picked up'. I have to find my own way. My company is looking, but said they didn't... Read more

  • 15 Immune Boosting Foods - #10 - Low Fat Yogurt

    12/19/2014 2:19:36 PM, by EDWARDS1411

    Cold and flu season is upon us. Let's be proactive and build ourselves up by eating these immune boosting foods suggested at www.webmd.com/cold-and-f
    lu/ss/slideshow-immune-foo
    ds?ecd=wnl_lbt_092612&ctr=
    wnl-lbt-092612_ld-stry . #10 - Low-Fat Yogurt A daily cup ma... Read more

  • It has been decided

    12/19/2014 1:17:17 PM, by BEANIEWEENS

    When I became vegetarian, I didn't really think on it. I didn't really plan it out, mark my calendar, or anything like that. I just decided, in the middle of the day a couple years back, to stop eating meat. And that is how I am going to stop eating sweets. :) Today I have another holiday party, but... Read more

  • Packing for our summer holiday

    12/19/2014 12:36:21 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    The house is in disarray because we are packing for our trip and we are taking everything. In the meantime, everything is spread out in various places but by the end of the day it will be stowed in the car. I don't know what possessed me but we invited friends to join us for dinner tonight, it wil... Read more

  • Walls...

    12/19/2014 11:38:11 AM, by MOJO0607

    Along the same line of thought as the choices I have the power to make, I also am in control of the walls I put up around me. No more limiting myself based on my perceptions of what I can or cannot do. No more preventing myself ... Read more

  • Ready for new jeans

    12/19/2014 11:00:26 AM, by PINKIE78

    Looks like when I get back from visiting my family for the holidays, I'll be headed to the thrift store! Time to trade in some old jeans for some smaller ones! :) I've tried not to think much about clothing size day to day. I'm losing weight for my health and to feel better, so I don't want to ... Read more

  • Bistro Chicken Twist

    12/19/2014 10:40:24 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, We all love chicken, it is easy, versatile, and so healthy and yummy! So without further ado, Take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 1 C. Chopped cooked chicken 1/2 C. diced red bell pepper 1/4 C. snipped fresh basil leaves 1/4 C. grated fresh Parmesan cheese 1/... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/19/2014

    12/19/2014 10:26:51 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Isaiah 50:7 New International Version Because the Sovereign Lord helps me, I will not be disgraced. Therefore have I set my face like flint, and I know I will not be put to shame. King James Version For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my f... Read more

  • Quote for the day

    12/19/2014 9:25:44 AM, by SHAWFAN

    Blessing for a great Friday.... Read more

  • Purple Jeans Test

    12/19/2014 9:23:45 AM, by CINNAMONIE777

    To make sure I don't gain weight carelessly again if possible, I hang my old purple jeans on my door to remind me to put it on to see if I lose or gain (if zipper doesn't go all the way up)...it fits me perfectly now but it is my real test jeans... I am in size 6 now but would love to be in 4 ... Read more

  • My Eating and Workout Plan

    12/19/2014 8:15:46 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    You know, this last week, I started strength training with weight machines for the first time in 20 years... OUCH in a good way. If you can't use your legs, arm b... Read more

  • Back to Beck - Finish Day 1 and About Yesterday.

    12/19/2014 7:25:12 AM, by GABY1948

    First, finish day 1. I was nearly done with it so today the only thing left, besides reading the ARC twice daily from now on (I never quit) was this: Beck says: If your DOCTOR gave you an ANTIBIOTIC to get rid of a bad INFECTION, would you take only HALF the PILL? Of course NOT. Likewis... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, December 19, 2014

    12/19/2014 7:10:13 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 19, 2014 USING OUR TREASURES We all have treasures. We all have things God has given us to use but we all don’t use them as we should. Some of us keep our treasures to ourselves and use them so no one else can. Some of us hide our treasures and never use them. Some of us use our treas... Read more

  • 12/19/14

    12/19/2014 7:08:20 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    it is finally the last day of the week and next week I only have to work 4 days I am so looking forward for the extra day off I am so tired and ready for it I never should have taken on the second job even though it is only 1 day a week and only 5 to 6 hours it is just too much for me to do ri... Read more

  • Friday

    12/19/2014 4:59:36 AM, by TWIRLNYC

    Still fighting this cold. Going to exercise now!... Read more

  • WooHoo!!

    12/19/2014 4:19:32 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Almost!!! Last day in the office until January 5!!! Yay!!! I plan on sleeping a LOT!! Have a Spark-tacular day, y'all!! Blessings to you!! ... Read more