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  • 7/5/15

    7/5/2015 4:25:08 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    I am so glad that this is the lords day that we can spend at least one day a week giving thanks to the lord I know that we should do it every day but at least most people do it once a week have a great day be safe... Read more

  • Let Freedom ring....

    7/5/2015 3:00:22 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    July came in pleasantly-I was on location in MInnesota visiting my hubby's family. Love, love, love the low humidity and no sales tax on clothing. I made a pit stop on the way home to the outlet mall and picked up a New coach purse and some new clothing from Lane Bryant. While tightening up these... Read more

  • Monday

    7/5/2015 2:45:58 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Quite pleasant out side this morning when I went for my walk it was not to cold just nice but we are suppose to get some rain later on today.... Read more

  • Prayers please

    7/5/2015 12:51:44 PM, by JUDITHANNIE

    Once again I need prayers for a very good friend in the hospital in ICU with pneumonia. She's on a vent and is not responding to any antibiotics so far. Thanks in advance as I know prayers work.... Read more

  • Gone but not forgotten Announcement!

    7/5/2015 12:02:30 PM, by UKMOM638

    I've been a little absent for a while well........actually 6 months! But I'm happy to announce we are having a wedding. My days have been filled with planning....Planning...and more Planning! My Daughter is getting Married! THIS MONTH- July 25th 337 My Days have been filled with excitem... Read more

  • One Bowl Broccoli And Cheese Casserole

    7/5/2015 9:48:59 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you love to save time? Why then take a peek! Ingredients~ Package of Frozen Brocoli Cuts 1 Package of Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese 1 C of Sour Cream 1 Can of Cream of Chicken Soup 1 C of Melted Margarine 1 Package of Crushed Ritz Crackers ... Read more

  • Sunday Quote - July 5, 2015

    7/5/2015 8:35:13 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee." - Augustine of Hippo, Confessions... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, July 5, 2015

    7/5/2015 7:42:18 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 5, 2015 OUR FIRST We have all had firsts in our lives. We had our first day at school. We had our first love. We had our first day on the job. The excitement from those firsts and many more was pretty special. Our firsts are good memories and we often share those memories with others. Ther... Read more

  • My Sunday Prayer 4 U

    7/5/2015 6:28:30 AM, by NANA-B-FITZ

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  • Sunday, July 5, 2015

    7/5/2015 6:27:13 AM, by SLBROOKS3

    July 4th was a rainy, nasty day here for us. We could not take the girls to a park like we wanted so we just hung out at home and played games and watched movies/Netflix. Very disappointing. I got to talk briefly to my high school friend Caroline last night. That was nice. I am looking ... Read more

  • OUR DAY OF REST :)

    7/5/2015 6:05:52 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    GENESIS CHAPTER 2 : 1 ¶ Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. 2 And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. 3 And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: ... Read more

  • Photography - thinking about a new camera

    7/5/2015 4:45:53 AM, by LIBERTY_JOY

    One of the things I've been thinking about lately is learning more about photography - and also that I need a new camera. My current one still works but isn't working as well as it was; and there are marks on the lens that are coming through and and ..... well, just thinking maybe a change would be ... Read more

  • Checking in and Getting back on Track

    7/5/2015 4:29:59 AM, by HERBIELADYBUG

    It has been a long time since I have checked in. I have been sidetracked by life, school, work and grandchildren. But I'm back and I am more determined to get on this journey of getting healthy. I spent the weekend with a very amazing woman. She is 81 years old and she gets around better than I ... Read more

  • Happy Birthday USA

    7/5/2015 12:03:38 AM, by KPETSCHE

    As is typical, I am working for the 4th of July holiday. It seems to usually fall on my weekend of work. Last year I had it off and we spent the night with friends watching fireworks at their parents' lake house. Tonight hubby and I went out to a cook out with one of his co-workers. They o... Read more

  • I Had a great day with DIL from NY

    7/4/2015 11:57:10 PM, by NORASPAT

    I was so happy to see them despite their Dad our son had to work. We walked thr trail and had a lot to see. Eagles again-Heron again and so many other birds I cannot name. The girls walked with us and we went to our bakery-it was open. My DIL changed my computer to Google chrome. She took... Read more

  • Spectacular Saturday

    7/4/2015 11:00:13 PM, by KNEEMAKER

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  • Day 171

    7/4/2015 10:58:50 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Still not feeling the best today. DH and I went on a hike this morning with our cameras and took some good photos, though. So got a bit of exercise in. I needed it. Still not eating much of anything. A nibble here and there. That's about it. My tummy just won't handle too much yet. I'... Read more

  • Inhale...take a moment

    7/4/2015 10:48:43 PM, by IYA_EKUNDAYO

    ::inhale:: take a second or a minute or an hour or a day close your eyes and release the breath you've been holding the one that says "you can't" -- ::exhale:: ... Read more

  • SummerofStrength Week 1

    7/4/2015 10:44:20 PM, by LHLADY517

    If you're looking for a workout schedule, Here's one for you. I'm not going to be home for most of this 4 week challenge, but plan to do it later. Enjoy doing this. You'll love these workouts. SummerofStrength Week 1 Emphasis: TOTAL STRENGTH Feel free to your week on Sunday or Monday, ... Read more

  • Saturday's Words to Ponder

    7/4/2015 10:32:31 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Happy July 4th

    7/4/2015 9:35:15 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Nice, low key, family picnic tonight. I brought paper plates, so it was easy clean up after... we just chucked the plates on the fire. There were some fireworks last night, but tonight people have been setting off firecrackers since about 4pm. I would think they would want to wait at least until ... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/4/2015 9:31:37 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Feeling a bit better today I just had no energy yesterday I hardly did anything, been out and did the grocery shopping but hubby did not get out of bed till 10 o'clock this morning that is the latest he has ever got up.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 4:

    7/4/2015 9:05:38 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: It's very possible that our problems may not be as big as they seem and could sometimes actually be a blessing. Lord, I place my trust in You to see me through my trials and help me to become a stronger and wiser person because of them. Daily Scripture & Reflection: The L... Read more

  • Just Checking In...and MUCH Better Before the END of This Blog!

    7/4/2015 9:01:09 PM, by GABY1948

    A few of you know this....but so many are coming by I thought I had best do a short blog. I owe you all the next part of the Skinny Rules and I HAVE not forgotten. I have just plain and simply had some blows to some important plans lately and I have gone into my "proverbial CAVE that we have ALL h... Read more

  • Happy 4th of July!

    7/4/2015 7:25:12 PM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    Hope all of my American friends are enjoying the holiday! 652 236... Read more

  • Barbecued Beans

    7/4/2015 6:34:46 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Can you believe it, it is the 4th of July already! Where has the time gone? Well anyway, we are grilling and I would love to share this with you! Take a peek! Ingredients~ ½ lb. ground beef ½ c chopped onion ... Read more

  • Day 3 - Modification

    7/4/2015 3:46:19 PM, by KRYSALISS

    I hit muscle fatigue on my favorite strength training video set from the 21 day bootcamp program here on SP. That's nuts. I'm way more out of shape than I thought I was. I contemplated doing the cardio after and realized that if I did that, I'd be moving into injury territory. My legs were wobbly al... Read more

  • Happy 4th of July!

    7/4/2015 1:49:19 PM, by NHES220

    Well, day 6 of the New Atkins Diet. I went for a 3 mile run yesterday. To be honest, there was a bit of walking in there mostly on the first mile and a half. It was hot and I was dragging. But, I got it done, the goal was 3 miles and I did 3 miles. We went to a movie later, Aloha - not very good, wi... Read more

  • running in Germany and Utah (and a great way to lace your running shoes!)

    7/4/2015 12:58:00 PM, by OBIESMOM2

    it's a rainy July 4th in Georgia. I had planned to go to the YMCA for a swim and then go for a bike ride...but that's not gonna happen today. so, I could either get on the elliptical at home (my least favorite cardio machine ever), or use the treadmill at the Y. DH mentioned that he liked the... Read more

  • Happy 4th of July! And first week challenge results....

    7/4/2015 12:30:05 PM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    Happy 4th of July! I hope everyone has a great day! I have a friend coming to spend the day. I have been reading and using a new diet this past week. The book is "The Hormone Reset Diet" by Sara Gottfried, M.D. So when my friend asked to do iced tea and dessert I was ok but had to tell ... Read more

  • San Francisco

    7/4/2015 11:08:51 AM, by KALISWALKER

    San Diego Zoo Walking the Golden Gate July 3rd After we left San Diego we stayed for the night at a place 2 hours out of SF. Yesterday morning we arrived in SF, checked into our hotel, bought bus passes, then took the bus to the bridge. We walked the bridge both ways. Today we... Read more

  • 7/4/15

    7/4/2015 11:02:10 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Have a great Day Remember to be kind to others in the hast to enjoy the long weekend you are the best have a blessed and a safe day... Read more

  • Brothers and Sisters we have to stand :)

    7/4/2015 9:08:29 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    Brothers and Sisters ,,, A Beloved Sister brought this to my attention Jesus did not come to bring peace ,,, MATTHEW CHAPTER 10 : 34 Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword. The sword being the word of God .. I just got told that I could not p... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, July 4, 2015

    7/4/2015 8:42:57 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 4, 2015 GOD IS WORTHY With all the debates in this country about who is right about what, the facts remain the same. Our freedoms exist because of the foundation of this country. Our forefathers dedicated this land to God and God blessed them. He is the one who gives us freedom and if we c... Read more

  • July 4, 2015

    7/4/2015 7:57:49 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    I am excited that I get to spend time with my family today. 334 Have a great day!!! Remember: Freedom is never free. ~Author Unknown~ Blessings to you!! 247 390... Read more

  • July 3rd and 4th, review and plan

    7/4/2015 6:56:10 AM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    daily review of July 3. goal check in: Goal: (actual): 150 carbs, 1, 800 cal? actual was 168 carbs, 2209 calories How many servings of produce?8 Paleo? no, I had bread Record my star on the calendar. Did I overeat this day? no did move and exercise? yes, nice long walk Do I feel... Read more

  • HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!!

    7/4/2015 6:02:58 AM, by BEFIT015

    “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” — John F. Kennedy We don't really have plans for tonight. I imagine we'll be... Read more

  • Independence Day, are we ever free from our birth family?

    7/4/2015 5:54:44 AM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    So, it's 2 am in the Pacific Northwest and I can't sleep. In therapy, I am working on identifying addictive behavior, and the primary emotion behind it. It's grief and loss, and anxiety relating to family. Not my nuclear family. My kids are good, my husband is good and my house is clean. We are h... Read more

  • God Bless America

    7/4/2015 4:37:38 AM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    Irving Berlin wrote this song for Kate Smith back in 1938. Nobody could sing it like her. Please join me in asking God to Bless America today. God Bless America Click the link to hear the song. www.angelfire.com/ak2/intellig
    encerreport/god_bless.html God bless Americ... Read more

  • Proud To Be An American

    7/4/2015 4:29:30 AM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    Have A happy and safe 4th Everyone Proud To Be An American click the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=Ps7xmW-9LXQ If your not able to view youtube you can hear the song here www.godtube.com/watch/?v=0f1m9
    cnu Proud To Be An American Lee Greenwood ... Read more

  • LATE NITE FUNNIES

    7/4/2015 3:04:24 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    Macy's has severed ties with Donald Trump and no longer will carry his men's wear collection. From now on, men who want to look like Donald Trump will have to hunt and kill their own hair piece. -Conan O'Brien Last night for the first time in 24 years Jupiter and Venus appeared almost on top of... Read more

  • I thought hard about posting this one on a weight loss site.

    7/4/2015 1:51:44 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    But it seems to be the main format I have for writing my comments. I just think I have seen a lot of hatred spewed at people crossing the borders lately, or as many say, Illegal immigrants. I just wanted to state that if we had a pathway to citizenship, and welcomed people into our country, we woul... Read more

  • Too Much workout stuff

    7/4/2015 12:33:15 AM, by DEBTOLOSE

    I was going through my rec room today and started cleaning it out, I am a mini hoarder, I have so much exercise things it is crazy, I had every intention of using all of them when I bought them, not sure what to do with everything, my first thought was to just take what I know I will not use to Goo... Read more

  • Our Grandkids are all together after along time. GREAT!

    7/3/2015 11:30:10 PM, by NORASPAT

    The girls will be staying for a few weeks together. Our Grandson has to go back since he works. Our DIL drove the kids here since our Son has to work over the weekend. The family have to get to bed early because they have to work. The others have been in the car for 7 hours so they are not tired... Read more

  • it all depends on your point of view...

    7/3/2015 11:02:19 PM, by OBIESMOM2

    this one went around on Facebook a while back - A young couple moves into a new neighborhood. The next morning while they are eating breakfast, the young woman sees her neighbor hanging the wash out. “That laundry is not very clean; she doesn't know how to wash correctly. Perhaps she need... Read more

  • Friday's Words to Ponder

    7/3/2015 10:58:21 PM, by JUDY1676

    To all my American friends, enjoy a safe weekend!... Read more

  • Quick update

    7/3/2015 10:31:13 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I didn't sleep at all last night, and I just wasn't hungry today. I think the two are connected. I did go out to my brother's place today and help set up for the picnic tomorrow. Can I just say I do NOT like spiders... especially when they are falling on me. Ewwwww.... Read more

  • Day 170

    7/3/2015 10:21:28 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Not a good day today. Been sick most of the day. Haven't been able to go too far from the restroom. On the plus side, I haven't been able to eat much at all today either. Have been drinking a lot of water though. The bad side is that it's my oldest grandson's 10th birthday. We had a part... Read more

  • What is the one thing...

    7/3/2015 10:07:43 PM, by IYA_EKUNDAYO

    Our bodies are amazing. They respond to everything little thing going on in our lives to heal and stay in balance and we must remember that it is our job to nurture and support our bodies the best that we possibly can in any given moment. We must remember to be patient, forgiving and kind to o... Read more

  • Day 2 - A Little Push

    7/3/2015 9:27:08 PM, by KRYSALISS

    The last half of this week has been an incredibly busy time for my freelancing business. I have had orders coming at me from all directions. Right this moment, I'm stealing time between outlining a 1500 word overview of a new drone and a rush job describing a new futuristic fashion line set to launc... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 07/03/2015

    7/3/2015 8:49:15 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Josh 1:8 New International Version Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. King James Version This book of the law shall not depart out o... Read more

  • Let The Sun Shine

    7/3/2015 7:25:42 PM, by JANROLG

    What a great day it turned out to be today! I spent a lot of time in the yard and it felt good. Amazing how being out doors can give you can a good feeling!... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 3:

    7/3/2015 6:06:16 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Don't spend a lot of time second guessing yourself because often times our first choice is the best choice and, if it isn't, we are free to choose again. Lord, guide me through all of my decisions and help me to be flexible enough to change my mind when necessary. Daily Scr... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/3/2015 5:43:40 PM, by JTREMBATH

    I am feeling worse to day but there are still things that have to be done pleased there is no work today. I am going to rest most od today but hubby does not cook so will still have to get the meals.... Read more

  • A Slamming Door

    7/3/2015 5:43:34 PM, by STELLAMARIS919

    I feel like I am allowing a bad moment in my life to define me and I don't know how to bounce back. For the past six months I have been trying to bring myself back from a devastating emotional moment in my life. I have tried seclusion, exercise, self examination, dating sites, diet, immersion i... Read more

  • Cinnamon Rolls

    7/3/2015 4:06:56 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, If you have not had brunch yet, may I suggest this...Take a peek! Dough Ingredients~ 1 package fast rise yeast (or 2 ¼ tsp) 2 tbsp sugar ½ c lukewarm water 6 cups flour ½ c powdered milk 2 cups lukewarm water ¼ tsp sugar 3 tbsp oil 2 tsp sa... Read more

  • An 'Apache' Blessing

    7/3/2015 2:48:02 PM, by EDWARDS1411

    Indeed ... (Note: the above is actually a work of fiction taken from the 1950 movie "Broken Arrow" and the book the movie was based on. Nevertheless, the words speak for themselves!) ... Read more

  • I have released 6pounds since May 1, the day I refocused my goals. My B'Day goal was 10#, it's Mon

    7/3/2015 1:01:29 PM, by SPARKLINGME176

    I am thrilled! Down another 1/2 #, total of 6# since I REFOCUSED 40 May 1! 252 We can do it, I AM DOING IT! 252 I REALLY wanted to be down another 4#, by my B'Day, 383 Monday, but being so close to goal, I KNOW it is harder to achieve. 198 The wedding 337 for my God Daughter is a month away. I... Read more

  • Friday, July 3, 2015

    7/3/2015 12:59:28 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    I am happy. I have the day off today because of the 4th of July. I just mowed the grass for 35 minutes and I have been using my fitbit flex again and will use it for another walk later today. I've only been doing 20 minutes but it is a start. My mom went away for the day it is nice to be hom... Read more

  • I Need This Picture!

    7/3/2015 11:37:50 AM, by KALISWALKER

    This is the reality check I need - picture taken June 27th says it all. I will put on the same outfit at the end of the Summer 5% Challenge in August. My goal to be 11.4 pounds lighter in 8 weeks. ... Read more

  • SP Daily Community Task

    7/3/2015 11:29:59 AM, by MYTIME75

    Describe how I'm feeling in one sentence: Fantastically, wonderfully invigorated by my choice to embrace my health whole-heartedly and own the decisions I make in the process!... Read more

  • Day 55: Waiting on Mom

    7/3/2015 10:12:44 AM, by GIR1ANACHRONI5M

    Today is a much needed rest day in the Bodyweight Blast Bootcamp Challenge. We were asked to do some stretches this morning and I'm still gonna get some cardio in this afternoon but no strength training exercises. I'm sore from the last 2 days but it felt good to stretch it out this morning. Bo... Read more

  • Transitional time

    7/3/2015 9:26:27 AM, by SBECKER526

    We have an interview with the medical director and social worker of the Highlands at Wyomissing soon. I am eager for that interview and approach it with joy. I really need to move and avoid steps, snow shoveling and more about the house. If all goes well, then I meet with the designer to sele... Read more

  • MOVED PRAISE GOD :)

    7/3/2015 9:18:08 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    Good Morning , I want to wish all of you Happy 4th of July ,, I want to thank all who prayed for the lady we helped she is Moved Praise God ,,, and so happy nobody should have to live like she is ,, This is the USA ,, However I hear many live homeless it hurts me ,, :( I am glad we can help all we... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, July 3, 2015

    7/3/2015 9:03:09 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 3, 2015 BECAUSE OF FAITH Anyone who exercises knows when we just exercise once we aren’t going to see many results. However, when we consistently exercise we begin to see changes in our body over time. Most habits are the same. In order to create a good habit, we need to practice it dail... Read more

  • Howdy, y'all!!

    7/3/2015 8:49:53 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    I was elated to get to sleep in this morning. Yay!!! I hope all of you have a fun & safe 4th of July weekend. 334 Keep smiling!! 334 Blessings to you!! 247 390... Read more

  • HAPPY FOURTH of JULY

    7/3/2015 8:30:30 AM, by SMIDGON

    I wish YOU and everyone a 'safe' and 'fun-filled' day ! Have fun, BUT, in view with all that's going on, BE ON YOUR GUARD ! GOD BLESS US ALL ! Hugs, Janet 232 283 195... Read more

  • 7/3/15

    7/3/2015 7:55:31 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    thank you for the support on my rant yesterday some times you just have to do that I guess I hope you all have some great plans to do some fun things over the weekend for many people it will be a long weekend and that will be nice for them. Regardless of what you do have a safe time May... Read more

  • Walking

    7/3/2015 7:52:21 AM, by LISAZOMBIELAND

    Going to go to Walmart to check out some new walking DVDs!!!... Read more

  • Quote of the Day - July 3, 2015

    7/3/2015 6:19:30 AM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "The heartbreak of losing fades over time, however, the burden of quitting last forever." - Sarah van Waterschoot... Read more

  • Your Going To Love This - The Older Ladies Anthem!

    7/3/2015 5:31:47 AM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    Make sure your speakers are on & click the link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=O4QzHeUE-CM Some people say they can't watch videos on YouTube so I added this link . www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06
    /24/older-ladies-song-vide
    o-donnalou-stevens_n_5527127.html The Ol... Read more

  • Day 99... not in a row though

    7/3/2015 2:35:50 AM, by ALLEYANDME

    I have skipped days blogging lately. But this is day 99. So keep on keeping on. My motivation is still here. But this week has been screwy, I am so busy but I don't feel like I am getting much done... kind of like spinning my wheels. Next week I am going to be really busy, so if I don't blog ever... Read more

  • Joke of the Week.

    7/3/2015 2:35:06 AM, by GOANNA2

    Joe's wife bought a new line of expensive cosmetics guaranteed to make her look years younger. After a lengthy time sitting before the mirror applying the "miracle" products, she asked, "Darling, honestly, what age would you say I am?" Looking at here carefully, Joe said, "Judging from... Read more

  • Groundhog Day

    7/3/2015 2:31:45 AM, by KRYSALISS

    I've been an eventful few months. IBS kicked my rear, I lost my job, I renewed my freelance business, I started volunteering at my local queer community center, I made new friends, lost others, lost a relationship, strengthened another. I started a new Camp Nano project. Or rather, I am contin... Read more

  • Thursday: Can It Be Thursday Again Already?

    7/2/2015 11:25:31 PM, by BETRHO48

    39 I was absolutely "drained" yesterday, and then I went to work today, and it was a very long day. So as it stands at the moment, I am a bit tired and my energy is sapped. I think that a flap for DM is worth a try. The LTAC she is in is expert in wound care and has recognition for the "miracle... Read more

  • Meemaw's Egg

    7/2/2015 11:09:04 PM, by OBIESMOM2

    I'm going to share one of my favorite blogs by Jenny Lawson (The Bloggess). She is a blogger from TX. I love her crazy sense of humor. this blog was more on the serious side. She wrote it when her husband's grandmother past away. To me, it's one of the best stories I've read: Meemaw ... Read more

  • Tantalising Thursday

    7/2/2015 10:06:53 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Thursday, July 2, 2014 ... Read more

  • Thursday's Words to Ponder

    7/2/2015 10:06:39 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • We spent the day with my Canadian Spark Friend from New Brunswick.

    7/2/2015 10:02:59 PM, by NORASPAT

    I had a very busy day with a Spark Friend from New Brunswick Canada. I walked the Rail Trail this morning and we saw 3 Eagles , 5 Blue Herons all kinds of geese and we heard the Sturgeon splashing in the river. This afternoon my Spark friend came by and we all sat and chatted till it was dinne... Read more

  • Day 169

    7/2/2015 8:49:55 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello everyone, Another quick blog, as I'm not feeling well today and need to get to bed. Hopefully I'll feel much better tomorrow, as it's our oldest grandson's birthday and we're having a birthday party here since his mom has to work most of the day. I'm just hoping that I'm feeling up to i... Read more

  • New books!

    7/2/2015 8:26:04 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I love books! I got two new ones in the mail today, and sat down and read one before dinner this evening. Of course I hopped on the bike and pedaled while I read. I got a kindle so I could order my books on that and not buy actual, physical books, since I am pretty much out of shelf space, and ou... Read more

  • Day 54: 20 pounds down!

    7/2/2015 8:06:00 PM, by GIR1ANACHRONI5M

    I'm 20 pounds down from my starting weight. Had a great workout today. Super tired though. Nothing else to really report.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 2:

    7/2/2015 7:58:55 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Never give up on yourself because God never gives up on you. Lord, You forgive me. Who am I not to forgive myself too? Daily Scripture & Reflection: The goal I pursue is the prize of God’s upward call in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time... Read more

  • Last Work Day this Week!

    7/2/2015 6:22:15 PM, by NHES220

    Yes, tomorrow off! 3 day weekend! Last night was a Women's Crush 4 mile fun run from my local running store. The manager was off but came to the run so she could run with me! I thought that was so cool. She is the one who helped me prepare for my triathlon - giving me the advice and tips I need... Read more

  • Another year older

    7/2/2015 6:11:33 PM, by JANROLG

    My birthday is this Saturday and as I am thinking about where I am right now, I am not at the point I thought I would be in this journey of my weight loss. I had so much ambition and will power at the beginning of the year and it seemed that I let everything get in my way. It's so easy to blame th... Read more

  • SP Daily Community Task...

    7/2/2015 3:23:49 PM, by MYTIME75

    was too write about if I gave 100% to my workout today. I upped my game with 2 circles around the arboretum - wanted to see how far it was. The answer - 7 miles almost exactly. I was starting to drag a bit, the heat! Even at 10am! I need to get there earlier and enjoy the brief cool, morning air.... Read more

  • Ya Friday

    7/2/2015 2:43:40 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Still very down with the flu I have no energy at the moment hopefully I can see the day out.... Read more

  • to amazing not to share, From Motivational quotes

    7/2/2015 1:56:38 PM, by DRADISCH

    “No matter how old you are now. You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. Here’s a short list of people who accomplished great things at different ages 1) Helen Keller, at the age of 19 months, became deaf and blind. But that didn’t stop her. She was the fi... Read more

  • July Goals

    7/2/2015 1:46:05 PM, by SHEENADEE

    1) Get to bed by 1AM. 2) Close the kitchen at 9PM. 3) Do yoga 3x per week. #3 is the only one that should be relatively easy for me. The other two are true challenges. Wish me luck!... Read more

  • Quote of the Day - July 2, 2015

    7/2/2015 12:10:49 PM, by PASTORDAN_ATDCC

    "Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously." - Jean-Pierre Barral... Read more

  • Beyond Help? Not when You're a LIME!!

    7/2/2015 11:57:04 AM, by MS_PERCEPTION

    Now, I've been on SP for several years and have been a variety of teams, but one of my current teams - The Biggest Loser Lovely Limes - have been absolutely instrumental in keeping me here on SP and reminding me that someone out there cares about me not giving up on my journey to better health. Th... Read more

  • Stop Stewing lol lol lol

    7/2/2015 11:50:25 AM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    Stop Stewing Shift gears, deal with why for are mad and try to put yourself in a better place. Tell yourself you want to be Happy, Confident. Calm. Controlled. Helpful. Pleasant. Civil. Generous.. Put yourself back in control . “Stop using the "Why me" or or “What... Read more

  • Little goals mean a lot

    7/2/2015 11:19:17 AM, by CASEYSAUER

    I have met the goal of doing spin three times a week for two weeks in a row. Today I felt stronger after the class than I ever have. I did notice a "habit" starting to form and I cut it out real quick! I found myself "rewarding" myself with a Dunkin Donut extra large coffee with extra cream... Read more

  • Need Prayer :)

    7/2/2015 10:39:47 AM, by KALLIE1958AR

    Today My daughter and her honey and my sister and many grands are going to move a lady who has nobody to help her ,, It is sad I have blogged about her in the past ,,, My sister does her laundry and my daughter takes her places and helps her clean ,, well she only has at one bedroom so please pray t... Read more

  • Bone Loss? Check this

    7/2/2015 10:13:24 AM, by BOOKWERME

    Once again, I found info on FaceBook that seems pertinent here. Hopefully, if you are struggling with bone loss, you will find this info useful: drcarolyndean.com/2015/07/buil
    d-better-bones/ I just started on a new med and depletion of magnesium is one of the possible side effects. I ... Read more

  • It's been a while..

    7/2/2015 9:25:38 AM, by ON2VICTORY

    It's been a while since I have checked in and i know there have been several that have inquired as to my whereabouts and how i'm doing. The biggest reason i haven't been around is that I can no longer blog from my phone due to the format changes on this website. the only way i can blog is to actuall... Read more

  • Just got back from gym

    7/2/2015 8:45:44 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; Yesterday went well. DH calmed down. The roofer fixed our roof. He also checked the roof for other problems and he said the roof was in very good condition after he fixed the leak. 244 I am expecting a package today, but looked this morning. UPS says they do not know where the p... Read more