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  • We Have A Very Quiet House Once Again

    7/29/2014 9:01:15 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Our house has been a whirlwind of activity for the last six days. Thursday through Saturday, we had a revolving door of family and friends coming and going. Sunday, I bathed the dogs, did laundry, changed sheets and cleaned the house between rounds of company. I finished with only minutes to spar... Read more

  • Busy day

    7/29/2014 8:29:50 PM, by TERRI289

    Good day...ate healthy, took a 40 minute walk, work was good. No complaints except the decluttering is mind numbing.... Still at it, but first, time for the stationary bike Keep smiling... ... Read more

  • Day 213 - Going at it alone (ish)

    7/29/2014 7:28:13 PM, by KAYJ76

    My walking buddy is on vacation and unable to walk with me this week. I went myself this morning. (Yea! GO Me!) I met a colleague for lunch today and took my own entree. (That was a little weird, but I did it anyway.) I went into work and got a few songs picked for the first of the year. (Good t... Read more

  • I was curious if the solids from making almond milk were used in some way...

    7/29/2014 6:19:15 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is the answer I got from the Blue Diamond company. "We are unsure of what happens to he almond milk solids as this is proprietary information." I told them I was just curious and had no negative intent. Since almonds are so expensive, I jut wondered about this. chris ... Read more

  • I hope I lose more than ONE pound this year!

    7/29/2014 2:42:43 PM, by BECKYF3506

    Almost into August, which means 2014 is a little more than half-over already. I was checking to see how much progress I've made and it looks like (after accounting for the yo-yo'ing I've done over the last few months) I've lost a total of ONE pound so far this year. Actually, not even one pound... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/29/2014 2:37:34 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today it is very wet out there but managed to get my walk in while it was dry, at least it was warmer this morning than it has been so that was a plus.... Read more

  • End of July......

    7/29/2014 1:58:58 PM, by SPINNER86

    Feeling stressed at work - phone issues, client issues. No movement on the scale even tho eating is the same. Would like a little more success in that dept.... Read more

  • Summerfest Art in the Park 2014

    7/29/2014 11:28:23 AM, by TUBLADY

    Some of you might have seen my comments in friends feed about my working to create more jewelry for my Art in the Park show. It was this past Sunday, July 27, 2014. This is the seventh year I have been admitted. There were a few years I didn't apply. There were a few years I never thought ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    7/29/2014 9:52:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's tuesday! a day where i can enjoy some much needed time doing whatever i feel like. school is done and i did really well. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hello,hello! another month will be finishing in a few days. i am looking forward to a new month starting on friday. my birthday als... Read more

  • P90X3 Week Begins!!

    7/29/2014 9:07:35 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    This week is P90X3 week! woo hoo! Last night's workout began with Decelerator. I have to be honest. When I first started to do the Decelerator I wasn't feeling it. But 5 minutes in and I was! This one is a pretty good workout. ... Read more

  • Sonic

    7/29/2014 8:54:22 AM, by ANDREWMOM

    Just telling you..... the BEST cheat meal ever!!!! Will be having it again, too! That cheeseburger... yum!... Read more

  • This Weeks Try It Tuesday

    7/29/2014 7:43:41 AM, by PLAYFULLKITTY

    Well it's been a busy week in general, just not for the trying new things though...lol. I did manage to try 2 new things. First of all the blue velvet cake for the gender reveal...not too sweet and not too dyed flavored as a red velvet cake. Not something though that I would really eat alot...which ... Read more

  • 2 addictions

    7/29/2014 7:38:02 AM, by JENNIFER2578

    Not only am I addicted to food but I think I may have a slight alcohol problem. Yesterday was a very stressful day at work. I worked out in the morning and ate good all day but after work I drank away all my left over calories plus some. I had a great time, singing and dancing...ugh now I feel like ... Read more

  • You raise me up.

    7/29/2014 7:19:05 AM, by GOANNA2

    I needed a lift today and then I listened to this little girl. https://www.facebook.com/photo
    .php?v=10203438311151901&s
    et=vb.1636358788&type=2&theater ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    7/29/2014 6:28:16 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 29, 2014 YOUR OWN UNDERSTANDING What we understand is relative. It is relative to what we know. It is relative to our experiences. It is relative to our perception. We are different. We know that. We understand things differently because we know, experience and perceive things differently.... Read more

  • Tues

    7/29/2014 12:24:22 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Sebding pe=rayers blessings and hugz... Read more

  • Productive Monday

    7/28/2014 9:42:03 PM, by TERRI289

    Good day so far, yoga, Zumba, food shopping, eating very healthy, lots of decluttering, playing with the pets, and even a nap...now if I can only find the two things that I had located yesterday..sigh.. It's all good, just need to keep cleaning Good night! ... Read more

  • Skin Grafts are Coming

    7/28/2014 5:07:38 PM, by MRSJERRYBUSH

    Bailie will see her surgeon Wednesday for a possible date for skin grafts.... Read more

  • TUESDAY

    7/28/2014 2:51:42 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Hubby had a bad turn yesterday, he said he was pleased he was not driving as he just went to sleep so am not to sure whether it was his diabetes or some thing else, but being him he won't go to the Dr. He is suppose to go and have an ultrasound for his Kidneys tomorrow but he is going to cancel it a... Read more

  • My DS can be so stupid

    7/28/2014 1:43:32 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good afternoon; DS and Ex are talking. EX served him papers. His lawyer just sent her an answer to her claim. Ex says she has not received the papers - so DS emailed them to her. Now DS is telling me that Ex is saying that she agrees with everything and they are going to work it out without a ... Read more

  • SP trivia : How far does food travel to get to us?

    7/28/2014 1:31:57 PM, by CTUPTON

    Our existing system of food transportation and distribution requires enormous amounts of energy and resources. Before reaching your table, the average food item in the United States will travel 1,300 miles! This is one of many reasons that environmentalists and nutritionists alike ... Read more

  • Day 3 of Elimination/Rotation Diet Plan (based on food insensitivities)

    7/28/2014 1:18:44 PM, by CTUPTON

    Breakfast: almond breeze and apricots in a blender. Lunch: Kidney beans, corn, quinoa, cardamom (Tomatoes , rice, onions, not listed for today-darn) Dinner: Pork tenderloin, peas, canola oil, dill weed. (mint was yesterday--not today ) Snack: almonds and cocoa Snack: br... Read more

  • It's A... and This Weeks Monday Menu Plan

    7/28/2014 12:25:02 PM, by PLAYFULLKITTY

    Well it's been an exciting weekend. I found out on Friday the gender of my next grandchild. After work I went home and baked the appropriate color of cake. Son was home and this was a top secret mission, so just going home to bake it was no simple task. But somehow I managed without ds seeing. Had t... Read more

  • Back on track...

    7/28/2014 11:27:23 AM, by LILITHD

    Well, I went off the wagon this weekend and didn't count calories or anything and I felt really bad last night. I decided to get some rest, then start fresh today. I figured out what my main concern is...I love my chocolate milk too much! I crave it all day long. I'll have to watch that closely. Eit... Read more

  • Day 212 - thinking about food

    7/28/2014 11:21:29 AM, by KAYJ76

    I have spent the last 4 days thinking about food all of the time. I don't remember thinking about fat or sat fat this often ever. I hope I see good numbers come back in October for all this hard work. Make a great day!... Read more

  • Weekend Re-Cap

    7/28/2014 9:23:06 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    I had a very good weekend. I had Friday off work and decided to send my son to daycare for the morning so I could clean the house. Because he had been sick I wanted to get the house disinfected and cleaned really well. I had a very productive day on Friday, getting the house cleaned, playing ... Read more

  • 50 reasons to exercise

    7/28/2014 8:55:08 AM, by NGCHILD

    http://www.aboutdepressionfa
    cts.com/exercise-for-depre
    ssion.html... Read more

  • Happy Monday!

    7/28/2014 8:48:03 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    I pray that you are having a good day! ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, July 28, 2014

    7/28/2014 6:58:38 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 28, 2014 FINDING UNDERSTANDING How is it that some of us are better at finding things than others? Some of us can look in certain places and find something quickly while others of us search for days. One reason is because we visualize what we are looking for. If the object is green, we lo... Read more

  • New WEEK

    7/28/2014 12:31:42 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your week be blessed sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • Some funny late nite...

    7/27/2014 11:41:47 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    I saw that Hillary Clinton visited the headquarters of Twitter and Facebook yesterday. Hillary would also have visited LinkedIn, but she already knows what job she wants. -Jimmy Fallon Netflix is testing a new feature that will allow you to hide what you've been watching. You just click the but... Read more

  • Sunday night

    7/27/2014 10:21:16 PM, by TERRI289

    Better than average day even though I stayed up reading until 3am!! I did some decluttering, then we went to see Lucy(thought provoking, may be too violent for most), then a short hike at Makepeace lake, where we saw dragonflies, which always makes my day better. We got back, did some mor... Read more

  • Dylan's Triathlon

    7/27/2014 9:38:25 PM, by PATTIMET

    So today my son did his 4th triathlon, well kids triathlon. The last one he did in June, he place 2nd out of 3 boys in his age group. So he was convinced that he was going to place, but we knew that there were going to be more k... Read more

  • A very, very strange mixture for an evening snack. End of Day 2.

    7/27/2014 7:21:26 PM, by CTUPTON

    I am so tired of dealing with foods that for my evening snack, I took all the foods I had left (that I had planned for today) and threw them in one bowl. So my evening snack is a bowl of cauliflower, hazelnuts, blueberries, red lentils and paprika! I had planned to make two snacks form t... Read more

  • I am blessed!

    7/27/2014 7:14:49 PM, by MSFROGGIE

    Friday afternoon, my three guests arrived and all their belongings. I live in a 2 bedroom apartment. I've lived by myself for about 5 years. My spare bedroom was my long desired craft room. Now, my daughter and two grandangels are using it. How long? who knows, and to be honest, I don't ca... Read more

  • We're Exhausted. But The Party Was A Blast!

    7/27/2014 4:58:47 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Last night was hubby's big 60th birthday party bash. We had such a good time! Hubby and I danced to our two songs, "Eternal Flame " and "Crazy". Later we dance several dances with our grandson. He just giggled and flirted the whole time. He is just a precious little boy. From the impish smile ... Read more

  • Summer

    7/27/2014 4:29:39 PM, by RISINGBLUESTAR

    Wishing everyone a healthy summer! Don't forget sunscreen! Drink plenty of water and make sure to stay hydrated! :)... Read more

  • Well Day 2 is way harder than Day1 on my food sensitivity rotation diet.

    7/27/2014 2:57:43 PM, by CTUPTON

    At least I am only eating the things on my list. I am having an afternoon snack. Not what I would have picked for sure. I planned a snack of eggs (egg beaters) and zucchini. Not too appetizing . I had cooked spaghetti squash that I had not eaten yesterday. I sprayed a pan with pam, heated the spagh... Read more

  • Monday

    7/27/2014 2:39:06 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Woke up this morning to another 1 deg Celsius hence another frost did not want to get out of bed, got to work and had forgot my security card without to I cannot get into the hospital so had to go back home for it also it has a bar code on the back of it and without that I could not operate the mach... Read more

  • Not a bad smoothie for breakfast.

    7/27/2014 9:07:46 AM, by CTUPTON

    With limited choices for what is scheduled for today's menus, here is the smoothie I came up with. No dairy and no almonds for today so the avocado had to serve to make it "creamy." 1 whole avocado broccoli apple juice mint leaves (which I now grow myself nutritional yeast (which ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, July 27, 2014

    7/27/2014 7:07:17 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 27, 2014 DONíT ACT THOUGHTLESSLY Understanding the will of God seems hard for some and impossible for others. How can we really know what God wants us to do? How can we really know His will? Three things can help: relationships, love and desire. When we build a close relationship with God,... Read more

  • More about why we can have cravings for dairy products. Comments are welcomed!

    7/27/2014 7:07:16 AM, by CTUPTON

    More quoting from the SP team Calling all Vegans and Vegetarians. These links were listed on that team. I am really trying to figure out this dairy thing. I had never heard of it before. chris NOTE: I did not write this . I am just quoting it. "I [not Chris] just gave up cheese three weeks... Read more

  • Whale watching on the beautiful Gold Coast.

    7/27/2014 6:45:12 AM, by GOANNA2

    These photos were all taken by my cousin who was with me and has a better camera than my little I Phone camera. This is looking back towards Southport,Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach. ... Read more

  • Gods day

    7/27/2014 2:16:16 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed sending prayewrs hugz... Read more

  • Tired

    7/26/2014 11:31:58 PM, by TERRI289

    And I took an extended nap..yay. All the usual got done, laundry, breakfast with my friend, library, and puppy class. Thor ate two corners of my library book so I have to wait to hear how much I owe..not pleased with him but at least he did well with puppy class. Feeling a little less sad ... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/26/2014 9:41:21 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Running late today as I have been watching the Olympic games at the moment we are watching bowls and the triathlon switching between channels. N.Z. did quite well in the cycle races they have so far got 3 gold 1 silver and 5 bronze.... Read more

  • 2012 Darwin Awards

    7/26/2014 9:24:11 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    This award is given to some person who eliminates himself effectively from the human gene pool through an outstanding if not original display of uniqueness in his thinking process. Nominee No. 1: [San Jose Mercury News]: An unidentified man, using a shotgun... Read more

  • It's all relative!

    7/26/2014 5:56:35 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    A little humor for today: This is the true story of George Phillips of Meridian, Mississippi, who was going to bed when his wife told him that he'd left the light on in the shed. George opened the door to go turn off the light but saw there were people in the shed in the process of stealing things... Read more

  • Running

    7/26/2014 5:17:20 PM, by PATTIMET

    I did an 8.5 mile run this morning. We ran down by the beach it is so peaceful to run down by the ocean. However, this morning when we started our run, there were lots of members of a run club out doing their training runs. I don't run with them because my schedule generally does not work with th... Read more

  • You know it's July in Florida when:

    7/26/2014 4:50:26 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    - Hot water comes out of both taps. - You find out that a seatbelt buckle makes a pretty nice branding iron. - The trees are whistling for the dogs. - You find out that you can get sunburned through your car window. - The birds need to use potholders to pull worms out of the ground. -... Read more

  • What an awful lunch

    7/26/2014 1:36:16 PM, by CTUPTON

    lima beans, codfish, flax seeds and cumin I won't do this again! I am not craving things. I guess that is a good sign. chris... Read more

  • In 2008(on SP) someone wrote this about giving up dairy. It is news to me!

    7/26/2014 12:13:32 PM, by CTUPTON

    NOTE: I did not write any of this! chris "There is an interesting section in the book "skinny bitch" about dairy which explains a lot about why you might be going through withdrawal. Apparently, along with containing traces of morphine, codeine and other opiates which are naturally ... Read more

  • Menus based on my food sensitivity testing--oh my!

    7/26/2014 11:54:04 AM, by CTUPTON

    I just made a green smoothie from kale, peppermint tea, and coconut. No dairy is listed on the 4 day rotation diet they gave me. I normally would use almond milk in the smoothey but almond are only on another day. From the foods listed for each of the 4 days , "normal' meals are... Read more

  • Outlander series coming to Starz Aug 9

    7/26/2014 10:08:05 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning: I have been a loyal fan of the Outlander book series by Diana Gabaldon since the first book. I have just finished her latest book. I am really looking forward to the series. So my other news, I weighed in today. I am the low... Read more

  • it's saturday

    7/26/2014 9:37:31 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great time yesterday with my daughter. my good friend treated her to some ice cream, which she really enjoys. then we were off to enjoy the rest of the day. if the weather is nice today, my good friend and i may go on a day trip north of the city. if not, we will do things in the city, such ... Read more

  • "Super morbidly obese"--I hate that phrase!

    7/26/2014 9:01:08 AM, by BECKYF3506

    I was reading one of the Spark success stories this morning, and the phrase "super morbidly obese" caught my eye. That means having a BMI of 50 or above. I fall into that category myself right now. BMI=52 this morning at 284 lbs. I went to do a little more reading about it, and didn't like... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, July 26, 2014

    7/26/2014 7:08:19 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    July 26, 2014 PAY ATTENTION When we really listen to something and focus on it, we better understand it. By reading Godís word and spending time with Him, our faith will grow and we will better understand what He is calling us to do. We will better understand what His plan is for us and others.... Read more

  • Just for laughs

    7/26/2014 6:32:02 AM, by GOANNA2

    A woman decided to have her portrait painted. She said to the artist, "Paint me with diamond rings, a diamond necklace, and emerald bracelets, a ruby broach and a gold Rolex." "But you are not wearing any of those things," he replied. "I know," she said. "It's in case I should die be... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/25/2014 9:50:35 PM, by JTREMBATH

    For once we have a nice day was cold this morning but the sun is out but there is not muck heat in it though. I was able to get my walk in so that was good now we are just enjoying the sun.... Read more

  • Friday...a good day with a sad ending..

    7/25/2014 9:34:35 PM, by TERRI289

    Today was mostly good..Zumba, lunch with friends, a free spa event with a massage and a manicure..Then I got a note that my good friend and favorite Zumba instructor is getting ready to quit. She has been down for a bit and just feels that it is time. I respect her decision but I will miss her ... Read more

  • Mid-life crisis or mental break down?

    7/25/2014 8:59:26 PM, by FINDINGCOURAGE

    Im 36, and Ive come to realize that Im not looking or feeling young anymore. I now have to dye my hair to hide some grey. not happy. Ive also realized that lately Ive been into fashion, hair do's and nail polish. Ive never been like that at all in my life. Im a total tom boy ( or was) and now Im try... Read more

  • Tiring (for me) "fun" trips for my disabled husband

    7/25/2014 6:25:25 PM, by CTUPTON

    I really would like my husband to experience more than our 4 walls here in the condo. I am so involved just doing the required things I don't have energy left for taking him places. Senior centers and community living groups take vans of people to local events. My husband would never join a group l... Read more

  • I REALLY, REALLY UNDERSTAND why we PREPARE.

    7/25/2014 6:17:48 PM, by TIME2BLOOM4ME

    I UNDERSTAND. Gosh I REALLY, REALLY UNDERSTAND now how being prepared and organized helps you to stay on track. Lately I have been very busy preparing foods several days in a row. Foods that I can safely ea... Read more

  • Highlights (week 20 recap)

    7/25/2014 3:13:44 PM, by RED456838

    It's been an exciting week. 1. My son's baseball team has won two championships. . 2. Saw Peter Gene Hernandez (aka Bruno Mars) in concert. ... Read more

  • This Weeks Fitness Friday

    7/25/2014 1:03:52 PM, by PLAYFULLKITTY

    Well getting back on track has been rough, but I'm doing it. Started back to the gym Sunday morning for 30 minutes cardio, 15 strength training and 5 flexibility. On Monday I started back with 60 cardio divided between the treadmill, arc trainer and bike each day along with 5 minutes of flexibility ... Read more

  • Doing better today

    7/25/2014 10:33:21 AM, by LILITHD

    I have decided to try to exercise for at least 30 minutes every day. I started with the interval training video I was doing last time and wore myself out by 10 minutes into the video! I tried Zumba last night and made it exactly 11 1/2 minutes before I couldn't breath and had to give in for now. I'm... Read more

  • darn!

    7/25/2014 9:27:59 AM, by ANDREWMOM

    So they had someone fix the scale at work.... Now it is correct and I have not list all I thought I did... off by 3 pounds. I know that does not sound all that bad but 3 pounds is 3 pounds! ... Read more

  • Day 209 - the dietitian's report

    7/25/2014 9:27:35 AM, by KAYJ76

    So, I am taking this into my own hands and creating the ending I want! Since the doctor's office didn't give me any specific rules about how to fix my high cholesterol, I decided to go to a registered dietitian. After my first visit, I am of the opinion that everyone should do this. I have bee... Read more

  • 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 Godís 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

  • 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-
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  • 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