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  • A techy spoon to help people with hand tremors!

    7/25/2014 7:28:03 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.agingcare.com/Articl
    es/spoon-helps-seniors-wit
    h-tremors-164492.htm www.agingcare.com is a website with wonderful tips for caregivers. Not all the answers are helpful, but the "helpful" answers are marked. And there are articles from experts and articles... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, July 25, 2014

    7/25/2014 6:37:52 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 25, 2014 PRAY FOR UNDERSTANDING We need to rely on God’s understanding rather than our own. When we rely on our own understanding, we will begin to reason with what we are doing and believe it is okay to do something wrong just this one time. We will begin to make excuses why we need to do... Read more

  • TGIF

    7/25/2014 12:27:37 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and sending prayers love light joy and happiness hugz... Read more

  • The Grand Is Visiting

    7/24/2014 9:25:27 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Our grandson is here visiting for hubby's 60th birthday. He is so big! When they are so young, a year makes a big difference! When we last saw him, he was 5.5 months old and just a little baby. Now he is 1.5 years old and he is a full fledged toddler. He walks and tries to talk. He loves to pl... Read more

  • Nice Thursday

    7/24/2014 8:49:14 PM, by TERRI289

    Work was good, my salon appointment was fun(hair and brows look good), chiropractor appointment helped with al my kinks in my back, and I got a 45 minute walk in with a friend. Yay. Had a nice supper with dh and watching a favorite tv show..enjoy your evening... ... Read more

  • My shoulder might have been less damaged if....

    7/24/2014 8:35:06 PM, by CTUPTON

    My shoulder might have been less damaged if....I had known enough to move it more. I had plenty of physical therapy. And I moved it as much as possible during all those water aerobic classes. Now I know moving it would have prevented odd bone build up which now severely limits how I can move th... Read more

  • Baptism

    7/24/2014 5:58:44 PM, by TIME4CARRI

    I thought I'd share some pics from last weekend with my sparkbuddies. On the health side, I made some great decisions on the day of the baptism but then the next day I helped a friend pack up and clean for her move to Wisconsin and also took her to her going away party. There are some people t... Read more

  • UPDATE ON HERNIA SURGERY

    7/24/2014 2:39:44 PM, by PRINCESS601

    The reason the dr nixed the surgery is my stomach is so large, even though my stomach is no larger than it was 18 yrs ago. The hernia is an umbilical hernia. Same thing as last time. She is also worried about the occasional tingling I have in my arms. She is afraid I might have a stroke when I am un... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    7/24/2014 2:28:35 PM, by JTREMBATH

    This week is over and I have never hoped for a week to finish, I went to physio yesterday and he tells me my knee is still swollen and when he started pressing on it it was really sore, this morning it is a bit painful but I have taken some pain relief I still have to climb up on the shuttle to go o... Read more

  • FOOT WORK

    7/24/2014 2:06:31 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    ~ GoOoOoOOoOoOood Thursday Morning, EVERYONE!!!!.....Finally not so lethargic.....I have been under the weather all week; however, I am more than grateful it is very temporary.....I have nothing to complain about because my life on a daily basis is more than good and I am very blessed to have exactl... Read more

  • Family Time Part 2

    7/24/2014 12:36:55 PM, by PATTIMET

    Last night I ran with the boys down by the beach, there is a beautiful path that runs along A1A. We did our 3+ miles of run walk combo. Then we headed for the beach. I had packed sandwiches so we ate, then went down and hit the water and the sand. I did a little bit of actual swimming and more... Read more

  • This Weeks Thankful Thursday

    7/24/2014 11:39:20 AM, by PLAYFULLKITTY

    Well last week I didn't post my blog for the previous weeks blessings...though don't get me wrong...it was a week full of blessings....and trials...and more blessings. Which brings us to the current week...and the blessings and trials and yes, more blessings still abound. Here is a highlight of my b... Read more

  • Challenges

    7/24/2014 11:17:28 AM, by TABBYSNEAKS

    I sat down today to work on my mid-year review for work and realized that I am bored. I need a new challenge. I am not sure where that challenge will come from at work, but I also need to challenge myself on a personal level. Work is work, but my life outside of work is who I truly am. I'm... Read more

  • day after birthday

    7/24/2014 11:00:03 AM, by SPINNER86

    Had a nice birthday - AM SPIN, pleasant work day and dinner with chris and noni. Dinner was at Tucker's and had a reasonable meal - 3 small pieces of lamb, veggies and rice and split dessert with chris. Did have 6 oz wine. VG weight was almost the same today as the meal was light.... Read more

  • Starting again

    7/24/2014 10:47:25 AM, by PATTYFUSS

    Starting again! I have many reasons to get in shape. Starting with the Spark coach program today. When I lose weight, I will get rid of my too big clothing. It will never need them again!... Read more

  • Resting.....

    7/24/2014 9:04:40 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Tuesday evening I got in an amazing Insanity workout. I did Max Interval Plyo It was another very sweaty workout. This one is full of jumps and really tests your upper body strength. ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    7/24/2014 8:50:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    i feel a bit tired today. that is okay. school will be done tomorrow. then i will be off to spend some time with my daughter. i am so glad my good friend is in my life. he has been there for me through all of the challenges i faced and the ones i am now facing. all of the birds are doing well and sa... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, July 24, 2014

    7/24/2014 7:13:35 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 24, 2014 UNDERSTAND THEN TEACH The best way to remember something is to learn it and then immediately teach it to someone else or at least tell them about it. When we seek first to understand and then to be understood, as Steven Covey says, we will create the opportunity to learn so we can... Read more

  • A good case for movement and exercise

    7/24/2014 6:00:12 AM, by GOANNA2

    I came across this video and it really tells us that if we can do some form of exercise, the health benefits are enormous. Healthy body and healthy mind is what we should all aspire to. www.mindbodygreen.com/0-
    14623/a-surprisingly-simpl
    e-way-to-heal-lower-back-p
    ain-vid... Read more

  • Thursdary

    7/24/2014 12:13:00 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Bery bad day nothing was good so life is live love light joy and laughter sending prayers and hugz... Read more

  • Good Wednesday in spite of my knee

    7/23/2014 10:10:24 PM, by TERRI289

    Thor jerked me off the steps last night and now my right kneecap is a bit achy. It was not a problem during yoga or Zumba but when the anti-inflammatory gel wore off, it wasn't fun. No dancing until Friday...will rest, elevate and ice! Had a pedicure-my toes look cute! Ran a bunch of ... Read more

  • computers

    7/23/2014 9:50:41 PM, by MINNIE

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  • Free Movie today.

    7/23/2014 7:15:40 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    I found this free movie called Feeding Obesity. I haven't watched it yet, but plan to. www.feedingobesity.com/m
    ovie.php ... Read more

  • I'm back!!!

    7/23/2014 6:45:04 PM, by MIRACLBAB36

    Wow it's been a full year since my last post. I really enjoy my job working at the school. With that I now workout at the school that I work at because I chase kids all day. I graduate this coming Fall 2014!!!! Thank God!!! This has been a really hard journey. I've met a new guy and I re... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/23/2014 2:35:44 PM, by JTREMBATH

    I am off to the other hospital in a minute only 1/2 day which is not so bad but tomorrow I am there all day. The temperature at the moment is 5 deg a fraction warmer than yesterday but still really cold.... Read more

  • Life's Gems

    7/23/2014 1:22:42 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    I am really cheap, thrifty, or penny wise. When I shop, I look for bargains. My pennies are scares so I must make them go far. I love browsing for books on Amazon.com. Books are like treasur... Read more

  • This Weeks Wednesday Weigh-Blah!!!

    7/23/2014 1:10:19 PM, by PLAYFULLKITTY

    Ok, after not getting the chance to weigh in last week...and knowing full well how awful i stuck to plan last week...eating terrible and working out was worse...i have gained a full 5 lbs...uhg!!! it sometimes still amazes me how fast bad habits return so darn quickly....along with the weight. Thank... Read more

  • Time for myself ... ie Me Time

    7/23/2014 12:53:37 PM, by HULLAHONEY

    I was just reading a blog that was talking about me time.... ~smile~ Its so important and I have just realized it , as my husband has been home more and I haven't had the time to workout , clean the house , or do the things I like to do... he has time while I'm at work... I'm never in my own space... Read more

  • This And That......

    7/23/2014 10:50:30 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Last Friday, I was given a new home program and released from physical therapy. This is a big relief because it takes up a lot of my time. On Monday, I saw the orthopedist and was released by him. He said when I can stand with all of my weight on the ball of my right foot, I can do what ever I wa... Read more

  • The Scale

    7/23/2014 9:34:16 AM, by JENNIFER2578

    I know they say you should not weigh in everyday but I just cant help it! I am in my third week, and I weigh myself everyday. The last two weeks the scale has not shown much progress but today I was down 3 pounds! I am so excited. I... Read more

  • My sit-less summer

    7/23/2014 9:33:52 AM, by BECKYF3506

    While it was still cold this Spring, I told myself that I'd sit a lot less this summer, and stay as active as possible. Well, that's easier said than done when it's nearly 90 degrees with high humidity. Ugh. But we're heading towards the end of July, and even though we still have plenty of... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day!!

    7/23/2014 8:52:20 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    Hope you are having a blessed day!!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/23/2014 8:47:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm almost finished school until september. just two more days after today and i will be done. it won't be as hot here today. some relief from the humidity that has been around for quite a few days. my daughter is really enjoying day camp,soccer and the reading club at the local library. every week ... Read more

  • Day 207 - choesterol is bad! I hate drugs!

    7/23/2014 7:54:54 AM, by KAYJ76

    Well, my cholesterol numbers came bad. Total is 230. I told my doctor that I don't want to take the prescribed med. I am not even 40 yet and I am not going to be on another drug for the rest of my life. I am prescribing another life change in addition to walking 15-20 miles a week and counting ... Read more

  • Hangman but for music terms--"Hangnote"

    7/23/2014 7:40:47 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.musictheory.org.uk/h
    ang-note.php This is so much fun! chris... Read more

  • hemidemisemiquaver???????
    ???

    7/23/2014 7:37:28 AM, by CTUPTON

    Quotes: Their gaiety consisted of ruling staves and copying a borrowed duet filled with hemidemisemiquavers . -- Patrick O'Brian, Master and Commander , 1969 Anything could follow, a hemidemisemiquaver or a whole note; and the translator was charged with interpreting t... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    7/23/2014 6:58:22 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 23, 2014 UNDERSTAND AND KNOW GOD In order to know something, we have to understand it. In order to understand something, we have to learn it. In order to learn something, we have to search for information and study it. If we want understanding, we have to seek it from the Source. God can g... Read more

  • Joke of the week

    7/23/2014 3:36:32 AM, by GOANNA2

    Two young engineers applied for a single position at a computer company. As they both had the same qualifications, the applicants were asked to take a test by the department manager. Upon completion of the test, both men only missed only one of the questions. the manager went to the fi... Read more

  • Ricochet and the Copperhead

    7/23/2014 2:31:36 AM, by 100LBLIGHTER

    Ricochet My Babies (ShihTzus) Last Sunday night I sent Hubby outside to get the Shih Tzus out of the play pen because it had gotten dark..... Hubby brough... Read more

  • Happyhump day

    7/23/2014 12:31:49 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Sending prayers and blessings live life to the fullest hugz... Read more

  • I blew it this time!

    7/23/2014 12:31:18 AM, by LILITHD

    I've been gone for a while and not exercising at all. I got depressed and just got out of the habit. At first, I didn't gain any weight. I was actually losing weight, so I didn't worry about it. Now, however, I've gained up to 171 lbs, the largest I have ever been in my life!!! I start a new regimen... Read more

  • Good Tuesday

    7/22/2014 10:33:34 PM, by TERRI289

    Work, errands, walk,work, dinner with friends..perfect..good night! ... Read more

  • Wearable Computing Gloves for learning Braille

    7/22/2014 6:47:06 PM, by CTUPTON

    The device evolved from a technology-enhanced glove that teaches beginners how to play piano melodies in 45 minutes, created a few years ago at Georgia Tech. www.techfragments.com/26
    74/wearable-computing-glov
    e-teachin... Read more

  • Exploding "Pyrex" cookware--BEWARE!

    7/22/2014 6:38:39 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.techfragments.com/16
    08/exploding-pyrex-cookware/ This makes me mad. Companies changed the composition of "Pyrex" and now we can't count on it like we did years ago. chris... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/22/2014 3:15:03 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Another freezing morning 0 deg. it is very hard to stand this cold weather I love the hot climates, so does hubby he really feels the cold as he is on blood thinners.... Read more

  • Best peppermint tea!

    7/22/2014 2:36:48 PM, by CTUPTON

    Carington Peppermint tea. My daughter introduced me to this. Very full bodied and smooth! I had to order it online. I could not find it in the stores. It used to be ln there. I don't know what happened! chris... Read more

  • What is wrong with the right?

    7/22/2014 12:57:58 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Foot, that is. I had both achilles tendons and feet rebuilt, tendons moved around, all toes fused, achilles tendon split and lengthened many years ago. The right one began acting up about 5-6 weeks ago with some pain that I think is from one of the tendons. Hiking on vacation was fine in my boot,... Read more

  • Getting back from everything!

    7/22/2014 12:48:37 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    We had our three local gks with us four days before leaving the next morning for two weeks of vacation. Got home from vacation to face a week of 19 1st, 2nd, & 3rd graders for vacation Bible school. The gks were great...very busy getting them to all their activities. Vacation was awesome with som... Read more

  • Non-Scale IMPROVEMENTS

    7/22/2014 11:45:09 AM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    PROGRESS is PROGRESS no matter how small. I finally feel as if I am back to making progress. It is slow and hard, but it's happening. Not only has the scale been moving, but finally I can report my health is ... Read more

  • Possible diagnosis??

    7/22/2014 9:50:26 AM, by PENNYPEARLS

    My new neurologist has decided to start me on a trial of the medication Mestinon, which is a treatment drug for Myasthenia Gravis. He and my primary were both suspecting possible Myasthenia. The blood work for this has been negative, but he said sometimes you can have negative blood work, especial... Read more

  • Yikes!!!

    7/22/2014 9:47:01 AM, by TABBYSNEAKS

    It has been a while since I visited here and it is showing in my weight, attitude, and energy. I have gained back 30 lbs.. I recently broke a bone in my toe and have been forced to stop the activities that I was doing. This has really put me in a funk. I am signed up to do a 1/2 ma... Read more

  • Eagle family at Webster lake

    7/22/2014 9:19:41 AM, by ANDREWMOM

    Hubby's Aunt lives at Webster Lake in Mass and there is a huge Eagle's nest on the other side from where she lives. Here you can see the baby and the momma a little behind the baby. Really cool!!... Read more

  • Insanity Week Begins!!!

    7/22/2014 9:18:46 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    This week is Insanity week for me!! For anyone who doesn't know I am currently alternating the different workout programs I have each week to spice things up and add variety. Last week was Turbo Fire, this week is Insanity and I t... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    7/22/2014 8:42:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through another day. my daughter is doing well and says hi! today there are two classes. one in the morning and one in the afternoon. i still have some errands to run today. that is okay with me. i will pace myself, as it is another very warm day here today. all of the birds say cheep,chee... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    7/22/2014 7:17:04 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 22, 2014 FOLLOW THE LORD If we want to have true understanding of others, we need to follow God. He is the only One who understands. He understands justice. He understands the actions of others. He understands what we need to do to help others. When we follow the Lord, we can totally depe... Read more

  • Tues

    7/22/2014 12:28:42 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy life sending light love joy happiness and prayers and many many blessings hugz... Read more

  • Monday night

    7/21/2014 10:45:26 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a busy Monday... Zumba was fun, the work meeting was 40 minutes shorter than expected, and I ran a few errands before coming home. Quality time with the pets and even a nap....that did the trick. I was able to do a lot of little things...got a few more things on the list. Made dinner,... Read more

  • visualize

    7/21/2014 9:29:44 PM, by TRIM180

    Daily Visualization Let's start with a quick visualization exercise. Imagine going to bed later tonight and reflecting on the day, feeling totally satisfied with the choices you made. Isn't that a better feeling than regretting that you didn't do your best? What small steps can you make today to end... Read more

  • Spark coach assignment.

    7/21/2014 8:53:50 PM, by ALEXSMOMMYRUNS

    I am grateful for the new mommies because I wouldn't have survived this year alone.... Read more

  • I didn't realize just 10 minutes could kick my butt!!!

    7/21/2014 8:32:15 PM, by RANEYDAY91

    I have been reading on HIIT High Intensity Intreval Training so I looked up some work outs on Youtube and found a 10 minute one. Couldn't be that hard I mean it is ONLY 10 minutes right! It was a killer, BUT I loved it! If you want to add a little bit more umph to your exercise routine just try t... Read more

  • Free Eating Psychology Conference link

    7/21/2014 8:00:45 PM, by DOTSLADY

    FYI: http://eatingpsychologyc
    onference.com sign up for free speakers regarding different aspects of the psychology of eating. Speakers include Dr. Hyman, Dr. Sarah Gottfried (hormones), Jessica Ortner (tapping), Dr. Perlmutter (neurologist), Jon Gabriel (love him), Dr. Hyl... Read more

  • Really bad weekend

    7/21/2014 6:37:49 PM, by FINDINGCOURAGE

    Wow! I cant believe I over did it on the weekend. 1 whole bag of chips and 4 kit kat chocolate bars. Just knowing I ate all that makes me want to actually throw up I'm sitting here cringing, knowing I am admitting this. Trying to figure out what caused me to do that. Although I have my suspicions. ... Read more

  • 5 Miles!

    7/21/2014 3:17:00 PM, by XIAOLINMEI

    First day of the "real" diet, and everything went well! Ate what I was supposed to eat, and even exercised double the time I had initially planned! I walked for 2 hours, 5 Miles total! And all this while I felt a bit down today. It takes time to adjust to sudden changes in one's life. But... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/21/2014 3:10:45 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Well I am at work have not started yet but will do soon as I have to get these scopes through ready for when the surgeon gets here.... Read more

  • Day 3: No Wheat

    7/21/2014 1:28:40 PM, by KIMMYLOU4

    I'm feeling really good today. I got up and took a nice long walk. The humidity was 93% so I was a muggy mess afterwards, but I felt great! I came home and did a few minutes of ST/stretching. I had a nice breakfast of bacon, 1/2 a... Read more

  • I Have No Idea What Hit Me

    7/21/2014 1:23:40 PM, by ANTIGONAKI

    I have no idea what hit me this weekend. It started out great, my husband came home, and for no reason at all, surprised me with 2 charms for my Pandora bracelet. We spent Saturday doing stuff around the house together, the girls took my makeup and painted his face. My mom came over and we did some ... Read more

  • Maybe 8 is not my number

    7/21/2014 12:44:50 PM, by MSFROGGIE

    I have insomnia. I take sleeping pills. I push myself so much to try to get 8 hours of sleep. The more I push, the less restful my sleep is. I decided to change my bed time ritual. Take my sleeping pill at 9:30. Read in my recliner until I feel sleepy. Go to bed, listen to a meditatio... Read more

  • My insulin update :D

    7/21/2014 10:38:31 AM, by BABYGIRL737

    So I am going to today to pick up vials of insulin for my Clickstar pen instead of the insulin pens I have been using and hope that it works out better for me and is easier for me. Keep you posted. I want to get my miles in today so I am gonna go for a walk as its nice out today :D Keep you posted. ... Read more

  • My Usual Breakfast :D

    7/21/2014 10:31:14 AM, by BABYGIRL737

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  • Feeling Energized!!

    7/21/2014 9:06:25 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Great weekend! Although the weather wasn't the best this weekend I was still able to have some great family fun. Friday I decided to take the night off working out. I hadn't seen the hubby all week as he was working nights and my body was sore. So Friday was a rest day for me. Saturday w... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    7/21/2014 8:48:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have so much to do today. i have one week left of school and that is it until september. i have to start an online course this afternoon. i have a meeting i need to attend just behind that. inbetween there, i have several errands to run. this will be a very busy week for me. every day, i have some... Read more

  • I miss "Health in the News" at parkpeople!

    7/21/2014 8:44:34 AM, by CTUPTON

    A link to why ealth in the Nws is not at Sparkpeople anymore. It is a shame. I miss it. www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
    ark/messageboard.asp?imboa
    rd=3&imparent=33840381 www.healthday.com/ HEALTH IN THE NEWS WEBSITE chris... Read more

  • woke up this morning with a legal response to DS's ex

    7/21/2014 8:40:25 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I got up early to go to the gym b/c I have some errands to run this morning. Well after I opened my email, there was a legal document for us to review and then a conference call today. I have to rearrange my schedule again for DS. I know this is needed for me to be involved with... Read more

  • This Weeks Menu Monday & Update On Son

    7/21/2014 8:29:28 AM, by PLAYFULLKITTY

    Well, I'm not going to repeat everything I said on Friday, but I did want to update those that are praying and thinking of us during this difficult time. Son, family and myself are taking one day at a time, one step at a time. He at this point doesn't want to quit the drinking, thinks he can "contro... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, July 21, 2014

    7/21/2014 6:59:36 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 21, 2014 DO WE UNDERSTAND? So many times we tell others we understand what they are going through. We understand their feelings. We understand their reasoning. We understand what they are saying. But do we? Do we really understand what they are going through? Only God really knows what oth... Read more

  • My new exercise buddy

    7/21/2014 12:12:57 AM, by TIGGSTERK

    I kind of disappeared from sparkpeople for a long time. I don't know what my weight is or what my real progress is at this point, but since I adopted my new best friend (Ohley to be seen in the picture) I know that I have been act... Read more

  • Sunday...a much needed light day

    7/20/2014 10:39:27 PM, by TERRI289

    At the beginning of the cruise on the Delaware Bay It was a bit gray out.... Then it bright... Read more

  • Day 204 - great weekend

    7/20/2014 6:25:57 PM, by KAYJ76

    We shut off the phones and hung out with friends. We ate good food and sat on a deck by the lake all weekend. It was great! Make a great week!... Read more

  • Meal Plan is ready!

    7/20/2014 4:39:26 PM, by XIAOLINMEI

    So tomorrow is going to be the first day that I eat on a meal plan! Wish me luck! I have thought of interchanging things a lot when it comes to breakfast. That way I will not feel like I am on an actual diet. I thing variety is a key when it comes to breakfast. Again thank you for all the lovel... Read more

  • Monday

    7/20/2014 3:30:41 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Not looking forward to tomorrow I have really enjoyed my few weeks off but never mind it has to be but I only have a half day anyway so that I can handle.... Read more

  • Decluttering is turning up loads of stuff I never knew I had.

    7/20/2014 2:16:58 PM, by CTUPTON

    I think some people who used to clean for me just tossed things into cupboards and drawers. Unbelieveable. In the bathroom--a very tiny bathroom-- are just 2 small drawers and 3 small bottom cabinets. Honest, I did not put all that stuff in there! If I knew they had been doing this I woul... Read more

  • SERIOUSLY, Is it worth DYING OVER ?

    7/20/2014 1:46:15 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    Some-things are worth dying for, like protecting a child from danger. Most things are not. Never has the message ever hit home so hard. As I watch loved ones battle with their personal addictions I feel like screaming. IS... Read more

  • Dealing with Sabotage

    7/20/2014 12:04:34 PM, by BEATTYN1

    My husband and son brought in barbecued ribs, barbecued rib sandwiches, loaded mashed potatoes, cole slaw and collard greens yesterday afternoon. Then my husband told me to eat as much as I wanted. I said no quite nicely. Then I decided that I'll just have a little plate tasting of each. Then I ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    7/20/2014 10:35:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day with my daughter yesterday. i will definitely have many more of those days more often. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. i will be meeting up with my good friend later,after i catch up on some computer work. last week of school for me until september. looking in... Read more

  • Newest Pic of 240 pounds Lost Using Just SparkPeople

    7/20/2014 5:31:58 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I'm the one to the far right.... Read more

  • Gods day

    7/20/2014 1:11:29 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Please pray for me that everything will work out by tuesday I am sending prayers love light laughter joy blessings and prayers hugz... Read more

  • Wheat Free- Day One

    7/19/2014 10:36:57 PM, by KIMMYLOU4

    I've been reading Wheat Belly by Dr. Davis and realized I consume too much wheat so here goes. I'm giving it up. Today was the first day and I did pretty good. I probably had too much meat and not enough veggies but it was a start. I don't feel as bloated as usual and I'm hoping it will help with my... Read more

  • Down another pound

    7/19/2014 10:36:07 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    The pounds continue to be released slowly off of my body. Today I was down another pound. Adding in more fresh, raw, in season foods is helping big time. I now have to utilize the waist band ties to keep my sho... Read more

  • Feeling some kind of way....

    7/19/2014 9:42:46 PM, by TERRI289

    Don't feel like eating well, nose thinks it is a faucet, body is tired, got a federal jury duty summons, the world is crazy, blech... On a positive note, Thor did well at puppy class, we did some yard work(nothing like pulling weeds to make you feel better) and took a walk at our favorite park ... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/19/2014 7:32:07 PM, by JTREMBATH

    The sun is trying to come through the clouds but it is still so cold, will go for my walk later hopefully it will be a bit warmer. Only today and tomorrow then I am back at work.... Read more

  • it's saturday

    7/19/2014 3:34:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    the weather is nice here. not too hot and not too cool. just right. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. the day is going well. have a wonderful day,everyone and a terrific weekend!... Read more

  • Yet another miracle

    7/19/2014 3:04:14 PM, by CTUPTON

    Today we tried buying DH a wedding ring to replace the lost one. I did not know where to go for it. For many months I was very over whelmed thinking about selling our condo, finding a new place, decluttering, my own health appointments, etc etc. So I put it off and DH was asking again an... Read more

  • "Know When To Fold 'Em"

    7/19/2014 2:18:54 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I got up this morning, trying to decide if I should rest or do another deep water workout. I have already done four very vigorous workouts this week, so I decided to rest and only do my physical therapy at home program. This brings to mind the lyrics of the Kenny Rogers song, "The Gambler". ... Read more

  • Day 1 Blog Entry for Sugar beaters journey to weight loss

    7/19/2014 11:32:17 AM, by BABYGIRL737

    Ok so I have been doing really good with my exercise next week I want to aim to get to 200 miles for this year. I will do my walking route everyday mostly everyday and if its not nice out I will do my work out at home. My weight is good I was 149 back in April/May and last week I weighed in at 1... Read more

  • Had good week overall

    7/19/2014 9:17:42 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning- Had some stress but b/c I have exercised nearly every day I do not feel so drained. Had 2 VA appts with DS. One was very beneficial and the other was not needed. I still think we learned much from the appt, but some how the appt was made for physical therapy but there was no orders... Read more

  • BLC25 reflection, NSVs, Plan for BLC break

    7/19/2014 8:33:05 AM, by NUTZ4HARRY

    I wish I could say that I was successful in my weight loss this round, unfortunately that is not true. I may not have lost a lot of weight but I stayed committed to BLC and participated. If I had not been in BLC I would have gained weight. BLC has been the best decision I ever m... Read more

  • Progress on reducing my pain!

    7/19/2014 8:06:02 AM, by CTUPTON

    It has not been quick. It has not been cheap. And it took a few years to figure out some things. But I am finally making progress . What has helped is a local chiropractor who has lots of tricks in his bag. Gaston techniqu... Read more

  • SP article: Top 10 things You Can Do At Sparkpeople--who knew!

    7/19/2014 7:28:39 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.sparkpeople.com/reso
    urce/motivation_articles.a
    sp?id=1521 Calendar: Top of page TRACKERS/REPORTS/LOTS OF ICONS__PICK THE CALENDAR. I have been n sparkpeople since 2008 and I am here daily. But it is easy to get into a rut and do the same things over and over. I ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, July 19, 2014

    7/19/2014 6:33:28 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 19, 2014 UNDERSTAND FRIENDS We are all busy. We all have our own responsibilities and priorities. So we need to understand there will be friends who are too busy to help us sometimes. There will be friends who let us down. But we shouldn’t take it personally. Instead we should seek to unde... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/19/2014 12:34:55 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Time is of the essence I need to put a move on it prayers blessings hugz light laughter joy and happiness... Read more