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  • Sunday brunch

    1/25/2015 7:29:40 PM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    I did very well at brunch. I did indulge in prime rib, but just a thin slice. And I limited my dessert treats to 2 of the petit fours, bypassing cheesecake, cookies, and many more larger treats. There were 7 of us at the table. My son was at an event in San Diego, so I was planning to stay a... Read more

  • An open letter...to "Peanut"

    1/25/2015 6:40:14 PM, by TMPERRY1981

    *DISCLAIMER: I am not posting this for pity. I need an outlet and Facebook is not the place for this* Dear Peanut, Dr. Pace suggested that I write a letter to you as a way to cope. You were only a part of me for 11 1/2 weeks before GOD brought you home. But those were the happiest 11 ... Read more

  • Special Sunday

    1/25/2015 6:34:02 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, January 25, 2015 ... Read more

  • Gym day

    1/25/2015 6:14:34 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Jeremy contacted me late last night to set up a gym workout today. As usual I was early and he was late, so I had about a 20 minute head start on him. This works out pretty well, because I do more weights than he does. So, I finish on the treadmill first then go lift weights, while he is finishin... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/25/2015 5:18:13 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's a sunny Sunday. House cleaning day. Hope to get things done early. Happy sparking!... Read more

  • Not in the Walking Mood

    1/25/2015 4:56:56 PM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    Share from Facebook Yesterday I met a friend for Belly Dancing Class. I took belly dancing when I was 21-22 years old. It is mostly a leg muscle movements that give the allusion you are use to seeing. Anyway, my friend is 76 year... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for January 25:

    1/25/2015 4:15:15 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: The little moments of the day are as important in building our foundation as the impact of great events. Lord, thank You for my blessings and my crosses. Graciously bless me with the courage to grow closer to You with all that fills my day. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Oh... Read more

  • 1/25/15

    1/25/2015 3:27:07 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    I had a blast doing things with friends it was awesome have a great time doing what you need to do and remember to take time for yourself also... Read more

  • Cross-Stitch Baby Photo Gift

    1/25/2015 2:57:58 PM, by EMSSBEARS

    I am currently working on this photo for friends that are having babies I hope they like it. ... Read more

  • I did it :)

    1/25/2015 12:04:10 PM, by FARMCHICK56

    I did my first 2 mile run! It wasn't as hard as I thought it would be. I told myself that if I could get to 10 minutes in my run I could do the last 10 and it proved out! I am very proud of myself!!!!!... Read more

  • Making small steps of progress

    1/25/2015 10:50:06 AM, by SBECKER526

    It is often difficult to be a caregiver when I am recovering from surgery. I must really set priorities. I can take care of my husband's meds, shots, dialysis, grooming and even showers within reason. I can do the same for me. Then I need a nap. My friends covered meals for the first week. ... Read more

  • WALKING IS GOOD FOR YOU

    1/25/2015 10:46:56 AM, by NORMAQUE

    That's what they say right? And most of my life I have walked...as a kid we didn't have cars much and I always lived close enough to school to have to walk even though I was sometimes right on the border line of the bus pick up area. Then I joined the Army and Marched everywhere. I was a late blo... Read more

  • ABOUT MY CARDIAC EVENT

    1/25/2015 10:20:19 AM, by NORMAQUE

    I really only write these blogs for my own entertainment and to record my thoughts so I can go back and see where I was at certain times in my life, but I know that others can and do read them so I thought "if I were reading the last blog I would be curious about the Cardiac Event". In October of ... Read more

  • Mama's Rigatoni

    1/25/2015 10:17:16 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Take a peek and a taste of this! Ingredients~ 1 1 lb. package of Rigatoni 1 lb. Lite Jimmy Dean Sausage (33% less fat) 1Tbsp olive oil (see in my directions below) 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion chopped 1 lb. sliced mushrooms 2-3 garlic cloves pressed ... Read more

  • AWESOME NEWS TO KICK ME INTO GEAR

    1/25/2015 9:51:17 AM, by NORMAQUE

    Thursday the 22nd I got some awesome news...I call it awesome for two reasons: number one is because it is and number two is because that is how my son and his wife say it: AWESOME MOTHERS GET PROMOTED TO AWESOME GRANDMAS I am going to be a first time grandma on or about 6 August!! So now I hav... Read more

  • Data Collection, Day 25.

    1/25/2015 9:45:23 AM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    This week I am starting a new project. As I sparked today, a theme of tracking and data collection came up. The first sign was a blog about mindfulness, and I copied the following into my sparking journal: "When was the last time you ate a meal without multitasking?"... Read more

  • Good Saturday

    1/25/2015 8:40:43 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    We had a nice day out yesterday. I still need to get the kabob sticks and fruit. We did get some cute football bowls and chips and salsa at the Dollar Tree...love that store. Everywhere we went, I looked for the kabob sticks...was wanting the shorter ones...they're harder to find. Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, January 25, 2015

    1/25/2015 8:24:15 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    January 25, 2015 TALENTS AND SKILLS We donít have to be eloquent or use big words to fulfil Godís plan for our lives. He created us all different and we should never compare ourselves to others. We should never let naysayers bring us down. We should never let Satan destroy our minds with the th... Read more

  • If only . . .

    1/25/2015 8:18:03 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Blessings to you!! ... Read more

  • My Motivation is on the Rise

    1/25/2015 8:17:20 AM, by DJSHIP46

    I love to garden. It is usually one of my exercise main stays, but this year in addition to being cold our winter has been (thankfully) wet and windy. Last week I received a (little late) birthday gift from one of my granddaughters. These beautiful tulips are not opening in my dining room... <... Read more

  • Changing just one or two habits...

    1/25/2015 8:04:54 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    For example, I have been pretty consistly eating one apple a day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/b
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  • Camp January 25 2015

    1/25/2015 6:12:21 AM, by KIN59VARA

    This week measurement January 25 Fitness: Go to gym once a week. Meet fitbit goal ( now that I am working the 2 jobs and having a grant and a project to work on I want to see how to fit this into my life for the next 12 weeks) Nutrition: One green shake t... Read more

  • Setting Goals

    1/25/2015 2:00:22 AM, by REELMUM

    Well I think it is time.... Now don't get me wrong I have set and reset my goals many times over the past years. My goal dates come and go and I just move the date, time after time... I don't want my goals to be a forever moving target, I want to be setting new goals because I have achieved the... Read more

  • Church Hymns

    1/25/2015 12:59:10 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    A minister decided to do something a little different one Sunday morning. He said "Today, in church, I am going to say a single word and you are going to help me preach. Whatever single word I say, I want you to sing whatever hymn that comes to your mind." The pastor shouted out "CROSS." Im... Read more

  • Day 1149- It's Still Saturday!!!!

    1/24/2015 11:55:36 PM, by BOBCATGIRL76

    Day 24 of 2015: Weight: 186.4 Total Calories Burned for the Week: 417+309+974= 1700 Calories Burned for the Year: 8108 I got home from the movie with 20 minutes left to write this blog. Thankfully I remembered and was able to bust this out. Today was awesome. At Weight Wa... Read more

  • Thanks for the concern. My head egg is feeling smaller.

    1/24/2015 11:48:55 PM, by NORASPAT

    It is still painful but my concern is my throat. Not my inside throat but it is hard to swallow because of the pain in my neck at the front. It is where men have an Adams Apple. The Dr suggest heat. If it is no better I will have to go to the ER. I do not think express care is open on Sunday. ... Read more

  • Counting the produce on day 24

    1/24/2015 11:28:47 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    #small changes action plan was to get at least 5 produce in and tracked. I think I can top that. breakfast- spinach, mango, orange juice 3 servings. Lunch tuna salad with celery, carrots, radish, pepper, cucumber, tomato- 3 servings. Dinner: sweet pot... Read more

  • Saturday's Words to Ponder

    1/24/2015 10:09:03 PM, by JUDY1676

    You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. Ralph Marston... Read more

  • Saturday!

    1/24/2015 10:03:07 PM, by JANIEG68

    It's been a great day! I am starting a new health blog - more details to follow.... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/24/2015 9:46:15 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Today is laundry day. It's a little overcast but no rain so far. Took some donations to the Habitat for Humanity facility. Doing a little cleaning today. Happy sparking!... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for January 24:

    1/24/2015 9:40:08 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: If a person or a situation causes you to feel insecure, you have forgotten who you really are. Lord, You are my Father. I am Your child. How can I ever feel like less. Daily Scripture & Reflection: For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, and abundant in mercy to all... Read more

  • More sleep more rest = improvement

    1/24/2015 9:19:40 PM, by LUNADRAGON

    This morning I woke after another 8 hours of sleeping. I rested, snuggled with my cat, drinking water, doctoring my lips most of the day. Crocheting a spiral stitch scarf (of sorts), then around supper time, I realized my sore throat was gone, my headache was gone, and I felt a lot better. So I got... Read more

  • Day 11

    1/24/2015 9:09:10 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Well, it was a pretty busy day today. Dh had to work this morning and I had a doctor appointment then came home and cleaned house. Had to make room for the elliptical that they delivered this afternoon. And it's all set up and ready to go for me in the morning! It's getting too late and I'm r... Read more

  • 1200 Calories a day..

    1/24/2015 8:59:40 PM, by LEANIE64

    and no cravings. I don't have time to post more...other than I am thankful..!!... Read more

  • New Year.....new challenges

    1/24/2015 8:55:27 PM, by JAMARIEHICKEY

    On January 1, 2015, I made a decision. I decided this was my year. The year that I quit making excuses and take charge of my life. I've already made some changes. I've stayed strong giving up pop....haven't had even a sip since September 1. I find myself really wanting it when I'm stressed, but... Read more

  • Honesty day 18: Confessions of a chronic procrastinator

    1/24/2015 8:46:43 PM, by ANGELICAHNAGY91

    So I realized today that I suffer from procrastination which is so weird because for me the greatest feeling in the world is fully crossing off a to do list. My goal today was to walk 3500 steps and yet all I did was seat in fron... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/24/2015 8:20:55 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today is my 2000 Spark streak, It is very hot out side I have been out there repotting my Christmas lillies as they were well and truly root bound.... Read more

  • Short Update...Just Thoughts

    1/24/2015 7:12:34 PM, by GABY1948

    I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend this last full weekend of January, 2015! The year is already moving along. I thank you all for your continued support....I will try to get by to each one to thank you. It REALLY means so much to me...but with PT and DH's birthday and DS2's surgery... Read more

  • Third Time Is a Charm: 100DWL, Day 24, Eat for Satisfaction

    1/24/2015 6:53:34 PM, by BETRHO48

    Day 24 Eat for satisfaction Spangle writes that we "have to eat slowly, pay attention to the bites and appreciate our food for our brains to achieve satisfaction, Then when we give ourselves permission to enjoy food instead of feeling guilty about eating it, we'll get the satisfaction we crave... Read more

  • Typical Saturday...

    1/24/2015 6:07:35 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Started the day with an hour walk with the dog, then off to my parents' house to make lunch. Mom had a very pretty eggplant she wanted to use for lunch today, but she didn't want ratatouille (which is my go-to eggplant dish), so instead I sliced it fairly thin, and browned it on the grill, topped i... Read more

  • Burying the hatchet

    1/24/2015 5:49:07 PM, by OLDEROWL

    To many people say they forgive you for some error you made yet tend to avoid your company or whenever they see you make some comment about the error even when you don't do anything to remind them of your error. I try to ignore it and pretend that its not about me although I know that it is. Beats... Read more

  • Weight Gain! Argh!!!

    1/24/2015 5:17:15 PM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    A pound and a half, which is frustrating because I have been vigilant this week. I know it is just a normal fluctuation and I'll probably be down even more next week, but for today, I'm disappointed. Did you ever notice that the word "weight" contains the letters WTH? That's how I felt about it ... Read more

  • Starting to read The Spark Solution...one sentence will propel me...

    1/24/2015 4:04:02 PM, by KISMETKAT

    . I am sure it is filled with fantastic information that will be highly useful and I can't wait to start. Early on in the book (bottom of page 11) there is one sentence that stands out among them all.. "Starting now, you will beli... Read more

  • Transition, Growth, and Renewal...

    1/24/2015 4:03:49 PM, by IMIN2GENES

    One of my goals for 2015 is to be less stressed and more grateful. I'm a perpetual optimist, so I don't have to worry about that too much... So, to help get me started each day, I've been taking the time to read inspirational, motivational, and positive messages. I've gotten several... Read more

  • Don't Quit

    1/24/2015 4:03:09 PM, by BLKLILY

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  • The doctor knows better... =)

    1/24/2015 3:49:03 PM, by ERIN_POSCH

    As a follow up to my previous post on "The body knows", I have to admit that I don't know it all =) I was prepared with my calorie and nutrient reports, as well as my fitness reports regarding time and types of movement, when I headed to the doctors office. I did this because I wanted to be ar... Read more

  • Satisfying Saturday

    1/24/2015 3:35:15 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, January 24, 2014 ... Read more

  • Day 24.. Hooray!

    1/24/2015 12:16:41 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    19 years ago I gave birth to my princess. Celebrating this will have to wait until next weekend due to payday and other commitments. I envision a spa pedi, and a nice lunch out on Saturday. Today.... I missed two days to blog. Thursday and Friday i was just wiped, ... Read more

  • Putting things to rights in the garden

    1/24/2015 12:13:42 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Yesterday was a big gardening day. I slept so well the night before, but not so long last night, because it was hot... We were so busy clearing the greenery DH trimmed, we took two trips to the dump, but managed to fit in a couple of visits to friends and family, too. And that pretty much occupi... Read more

  • Doing yard work today

    1/24/2015 10:43:50 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; there is a break in the weather so DH and I are going out and getting the yard done or as much as possible this weekend. This will be my PA today. DH woke up and weighed on scale and was upset. He went to WW today so he will get back on the swing of things. He says he gained lots... Read more

  • Gearing Up For Superbowl Sunday

    1/24/2015 10:36:32 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I've spent the morning just cruising from one thing to the next on my phone and then the computer...looking through e-mails...loading digital coupons...checking out recipes...checking out Super Bowl party ideas and pinning them to a new board. I am planning to take fruit kabobs to our Chili Cook Of... Read more

  • Working out is becoming easier!

    1/24/2015 10:20:24 AM, by MISSA526

    I actually did an easy walking workout, 20 minutes of yoga, and lifted weights with Shawn. They were heavy for me and I did very very very slow reps haha, but I made it through them. He had a weight bench so it was a lot harder then my usual dumbells because you have to count the weight of the barbe... Read more

  • The first BIG snow

    1/24/2015 10:17:16 AM, by CASEYSAUER

    We got our first big snow (7 inches) last night. By 8 a.m. the landlord had plowed our drive way and DH made quick work of shoveling our walk way. It was wonderful to watch the horses across the street try to make snow angels while rolling around in the snow. I wish I had by camera at that point! ... Read more

  • How Cooking can Change Your Life...

    1/24/2015 10:13:51 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    Please take 20 minutes to watch the video below. It is a talk by Michael Pollen, titled "How Cooking Can Change Your Life" Pollen is the author of Omnivore's Dilemma and several other best selling books about our food. It may be the most important 20 minutes of your day, or maybe eve... Read more

  • 1/24/15

    1/24/2015 9:59:37 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    I get to take some time today and go see my friends no hassles from home or work enjoy some time doing your own thing have a blessed day... Read more

  • Chopstick Tuna Casserole

    1/24/2015 9:46:38 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I am whooping up a favorite this evening! So get out the tuna and meet me in the kitchen! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 can Cream of Mushroom soup 2 cups chow mein noodles 1 can tuna, drained and flaked 1 c sliced celery 1/2 c toasted cashews 1/4 c chopped... Read more

  • Amazing Opportunity!!

    1/24/2015 8:27:45 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Ok. so you all know work has been kinda stressful & crazy lately. I really do love my job. I have not had a promotion or a real raise in over 14 years because I like my job so much & I love my boss -- she's the most awesome boss... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, January 24, 2015

    1/24/2015 7:56:32 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    January 24, 2015 WHAT PATH TO TAKE When people are not being real, it is so obvious. When others pretend to know something they donít know or pretend to be someone who they really arenít, it is easy to recognize. When others try to be like someone else, they arenít being who they really are. W... Read more

  • Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn. -- John Wesley

    1/24/2015 6:39:23 AM, by KIN59VARA

    Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn. -- John Wesley Last semester at my 2nd job I was disappointed and I feel I acted that way. I was angry that I was not paid on time. I was mad at what I thought a lack of communication and respect. I have sta... Read more

  • Gym day plus....

    1/23/2015 11:59:17 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I went to the gym in the early afternoon, after lunch. I walked Cooper for an hour in the morning with my niece. I had a light lunch then went off to sweat... a lot. I cut back on the speed a little on the treadmill, but increased the incline significantly. I completed 6.2 miles in 65 minutes, s... Read more

  • Third Time Is a Charm: 100DWL, Day #23, Savoring

    1/23/2015 11:53:11 PM, by BETRHO48

    Day 23 Savoring Spangle writes that we can use the concept of savoring to increase our awareness of the foods we eat. She writes that with this technique, we eat a very small amount of food at a time. She describes the technique as taking tiny bites (about one-fourth teaspoon) of a favorite fo... Read more

  • Sparkpeople

    1/23/2015 11:48:53 PM, by JANIEG68

    This community is so good for me. I feel safe here as I struggle with obsessive and compusive binge eating. I am able to stay accounable and build self-esteem one day at a time.... Read more

  • Juicing for my nutritional needs right now!

    1/23/2015 11:47:56 PM, by KPETSCHE

    It's been quite a week for me. I had lots of dental work done last Thursday afternoon and I've spent the entire week trying to bounce back. I always get canker sores after having anything done in my mouth and I have 3 of them right now - pretty uncomfortable, too, for the most part. It makes it h... Read more

  • Fantastic Friday

    1/23/2015 11:38:37 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Friday, January 23, 2015 ... Read more

  • Day one.....

    1/23/2015 10:28:01 PM, by IAMBIZI

    Got up early for me when hubby's alarm went off at 7:15 (I am not a morning person). Went out of town for my foot care client and back for an early lunch at 11am. Had wild caught salmon and steamed kale and potato soup, I get the salmon rare it was very good. Saw 2 more clients( I give pedicures t... Read more

  • Friday's Words to Ponder

    1/23/2015 10:12:11 PM, by JUDY1676

    Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! ~~ Dr. Seuss ... Read more

  • Stand up and cheer for Friday!

    1/23/2015 9:53:08 PM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    That is all I have to say today!!!... Read more

  • Anyone for Croc Eggs??

    1/23/2015 9:44:12 PM, by EMMABE1

    I was shopping the other day - browseing the fruits and vegetables to see what was good quality and reasonably priced - as you do!! and found punnets with the label - Croc Eggs - Aussie Fruits Now what on earth is a croc egg?? ... Read more

  • Honesty day 17: Time to kick it up a notch

    1/23/2015 9:34:40 PM, by ANGELICAHNAGY91

    So I was a little sad today because I realized I did not lose any weight this week but the good news is I did not gain either. Instead of getting discouraged I went over all of my previous sparkcoach training videos, decided to do a little home work and now more than ever I am ready to kick into gea... Read more

  • Another bump on my head,I fell on the ice.

    1/23/2015 9:28:46 PM, by NORASPAT

    Today the city crews were moving snow. We live on a tight corner and everyone cuts it, even the plow. I went out and asked if they would move the snow off the street drain so the corner will not flood and freeze. They did come back and moved a lot so I went out to finish the job. I got the big... Read more

  • Day 10

    1/23/2015 9:24:12 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Today was a pretty good day, although I had some problems this morning and didn't get a full hour walk in. I did manage to go outside at lunch time and get some walking in though! Yeah me!! And I stayed as active as possible today. I made it to 9,523 steps! Better than nothing! I... Read more

  • Phone Woes - Over!

    1/23/2015 9:23:30 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Today was another "stellar" work day. Coming off a day off...to 45 voice mails...give me a break. Gotta love that phone. If it wasn't for the phone, my job would be so much better. Oh well...my cross to bear I guess. I just muddled through...returning calls all day. You do what you gotta do. ... Read more

  • Day 53 - Blessings!

    1/23/2015 8:50:06 PM, by CINDYSUNFLOWER

    Today might be my last entry for about a week. We're leaving for our cruise tomorrow morning and I don't know if I'll have internet access on the ship. No worriesÖ.I will just pick up where I left off when I return next Saturday. I wish you all a very happy and healthy week with lots of fun on th... Read more

  • Friday

    1/23/2015 8:33:29 PM, by TWIRLNYC

    Thif... Read more

  • My 5th year at Spark--a little older, a little wiser, but grateful to be here!

    1/23/2015 8:22:33 PM, by MSKIZ69

    Five years ago I was searching the internet for a site that would help me with my quest for being healthier, weight loss and just plain feeling better. As the saying goes I was sick and tired of being sick and tired. The rear end accident that happened to me in 2007 had left me very overweight , ou... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/23/2015 8:02:12 PM, by JTREMBATH

    A bit late today as I had to go out this morning, we have a holiday on Monday so another nice long weekend.... Read more

  • Self Reflection for Exercise

    1/23/2015 7:16:26 PM, by GLASSART43

    After a week of illness and essentially being out of action, I realized that I need to repeat what I promised myself the week before. This is fulfilling a team challenge, but also what I need to do to re-establish my exercise habit. The week before last I finished 325 minutes of deliberate exercise;... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for January 23:

    1/23/2015 6:49:29 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: If a part of your past continues to haunt you and rob you of your joy, forgive. Lord, I can not undo the past, but with Your help, I can let go by forgiving myself and everyone else that has hurt me. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Let all you do be done with love. 1 Corinthi... Read more

  • Disappointed I didn't get any takers on my journey...

    1/23/2015 6:00:35 PM, by LEANIE64

    So I will go it alone.. Today I haven't exercised yet..but have done mundane stuff..laundry, vacuuming, dishes, meals, etc. Nothing much to report..Oh I take that back..I feel energetic..Yes, energetic is a good thing.... Read more

  • Back to school and babysteps

    1/23/2015 4:15:47 PM, by VTRICIA

    I missed an entry last week with school starting. I was in 4 classes for a while, but I did get a definitive answer on whether I needed one class this morning, so I'm dropping it and that should make life a bit more manageable. I also started a program to be trained as a parent doing ABA (ap... Read more

  • Day 1148- Sore and Tired

    1/23/2015 3:36:08 PM, by BOBCATGIRL76

    Day 23 of 2015: Weight: 186.0 Total Calories Burned for the Week: 417+309 =726 Total Calories Burned for the Year: 7,134 The soccer league I play in is obviously an adult league, meaning games are scheduled after normal working hours. Well last night, we had a game at 10:50. Believe... Read more

  • Those that can...

    1/23/2015 3:16:28 PM, by LADYGSC

    Sometimes I get discouraged just knowing that there are some exercises that I just can't do. Although I do what I can - I came to the conclusion that - those who can - do and those who can't try...... Read more

  • PAWSE - 1/21/15

    1/23/2015 1:47:36 PM, by SHEENADEE

    Plan/Prepare - Act - Write - Set - Engage The first part of the past BLC week, I did well; but, then really slacked off the fitness the latter part of the week. I'm having trouble shaking a cold and it has me pretty lifeless. Doing my best to move on from that and do better this week. Wi... Read more

  • TGIF`

    1/23/2015 1:36:58 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's Friday. Our son and his family come home tonight from Guam. We miss them much! Happy sparking everyone!... Read more

  • Down a bunch of pounds

    1/23/2015 1:34:06 PM, by LAWANDMUSIC

    September 2014: 235 pounds January 23, 2015: 195.5 pounds. PROGRESS!!... Read more

  • Daddy's Birthday

    1/23/2015 1:17:24 PM, by LKWQUILTER

    My daddy died almost 3 years ago but if he had lived, today he would be 95 years old. I really miss him and his wisdom, down to earth advice, and just plain old common sense. No matter what the problem, he could get to the heart of it and help me understand/see what it was/is/solution.... Read more

  • Done Done DONE

    1/23/2015 12:14:17 PM, by WANTSRECOVERY

    Last Saturday I noticed a twinge in my back. I went to yoga and hoped to work it out. It didnít work, but it felt good while I was there. Sunday was worse. Monday I made it to the gym, did 40 minutes of weights/Abs/Stretc... Read more

  • Update!

    1/23/2015 11:57:55 AM, by BKNOCK

    I have not posted a blog since Christmas so it is time! On New Years Day we called EMS to take my father to the hospital. He had double pneumonia and a staff infection in his blood stream. He spent 3 weeks at Wake Med hospital in Raleigh and he was transported to a rehabilitation place this... Read more

  • FRIDAY !!!

    1/23/2015 11:26:59 AM, by BRAINBENTT

    Thank God. W5D3 death on a treadmill at 7:00am already today - at least that can be checked off. Diet/exercise going great - ahhh, that pre-plateau honeymoon is always wonderful. Soccer reffing in the cold this weekend should burn a few more. Gotta log them cals this weekend.. ... Read more

  • The Long Game

    1/23/2015 11:02:38 AM, by MOSTMOM1

    I shot this vlog on Wednesday, but Iím just getting the chance to post it. I went to the doc yesterday and ended up getting a little loopy on the meds he gave me. Here is the conversation in my house last night (Logan-DS, Audrey-DD, Randy-DH): ME: (editing video at my desk) Whoa. LOGAN: Why d... Read more

  • Sausage And Asiago Stuffed Mushrooms

    1/23/2015 10:04:41 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, How many way's can we fix mushrooms? Well here is one way that I do them. Take a peek! Ingredients~ 20 large cemini (baby bella) mushrooms. You can use button mushrooms if you want. 8 oz. (1/2 package) sausage. 4 oz. cream cheese- softened 1/3 c. grated Asia... Read more

  • I'm very irritated with myself!

    1/23/2015 10:00:26 AM, by GONE-BIKING

    I don't know why I can't get my act together. I spend two weeks taking some weight off, and less than a week putting the weight back on. I continue to workout every morning, but my eating is all over the board. I'm great on the weekends. I keep busy and active and don't think about food until my... Read more

  • Be

    1/23/2015 9:14:03 AM, by BLKLILY

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  • Swiss Cheese Diet!!

    1/23/2015 9:04:22 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    LOL!! Have a fun Friday! Blessings to you!! ... Read more

  • Chemo-Rad Jane Takes life One Day at a Time

    1/23/2015 8:37:37 AM, by HARTINGL52

    Life has a way of giving you a perspective you never expected. Breast cancer sure has changed my views on life and totally changed my outlook on how I am living my life and going to live my life in the future. My day to day struggle on fighting chemo and radiation systems and the way I look at fo... Read more

  • Baby I am back!

    1/23/2015 8:26:11 AM, by MISSA526

    I feel like I have a brand new outlook on life!. I've been doing 30 min of yoga a day, the chair cardio, and the seated core workout almost everyday! Plus I'm eating healthy and in the last 2 months I've dropped 8 pounds !!!!! I was sick with bronchitis and a sinus infection for a very l... Read more

  • Friday ~ Report Day!

    1/23/2015 8:02:08 AM, by GABY1948

    TGIF, everyone. Again, I thank you all for you oh-so-kind comments on my page and my blogs! I especially thank you for the Beck comments. I think you all know that I LOVE Beck and that is enough thanks in itself for me. It is something I have needed my whole life but I believe I had to finally g... Read more

  • 1/23/15

    1/23/2015 6:48:59 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    it is often hard to get up and get going when it is cold outside have a blessed day ... Read more