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  • Here is some good advice.

    4/26/2015 7:16:22 AM, by GOANNA2

    I am not afraid of tomorrow for I have seen yesterday and I love today. Noah's Ark : Everything I need to know, I learned from Noah's Ark .. ONE : Don't miss the boat. TWO: Remember that we are all in the same boat! THREE: Plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built... Read more

  • Sunday

    4/26/2015 12:02:51 AM, by JTREMBATH

    Went out to brunch this morning with Barry's brother and partner and had an enjoyable 3-4 hours sitting around talking, they have just left to go home so now doing my SP.... Read more

  • Gods Day

    4/25/2015 11:28:10 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy living hugs... Read more

  • Spent the day in NY

    4/25/2015 11:11:49 PM, by TERRI289

    Mom is ok, the city was lively, I am tired, and I did over 14, 000 steps..woo hoo. Good night!... Read more

  • Pool Productive

    4/25/2015 8:43:20 PM, by KGWINDER

    So put in a lot of work pressure washing the walkways around our homeowner assocation pool. Also lifted up the covers for the drain that circumscribe the pool, getting out all the needles, beetles, spiders and winter muck. Got some sun and exercise and am now pretty sore. Yet after yesterday'... Read more

  • just sayin' ... day 10

    4/25/2015 8:36:27 PM, by MTN_KITTEN

    Apr 25, Sat – Day 10 It snowed all night and up until 2 o’clock this afternoon. It is a heavy wet snow and now is in the processes of melting. So we spent the day resting, watching Princess Bride and Tom Selleck westerns. We decided to stay here at South Lake Tahoe another day since we are not... Read more

  • Hey, remember me?

    4/25/2015 8:33:35 PM, by SYZYGY922

    Embarrassingly enough, it's been over a year since my last blog post, and I'm in the exact same situation. I haven't lost weight -- in fact I've gained even more. I'm basically where I started back in 2008. I have to get back to myself. I felt alive in 2012 and I miss that. I've been struggling... Read more

  • just sayin' ... day 9

    4/25/2015 8:05:40 PM, by MTN_KITTEN

    Apr 24, Fri – Day 9 The morning started lots colder than we expected. After bundling up and packing a lunch we were off to see Lake Tahoe. We went to an area called the Commons and the doggies ran the beach and dipped into the frigid waters. They were soooooo happy. We went to Tallic Historic ar... Read more

  • just sayin' ... day 8

    4/25/2015 8:04:48 PM, by MTN_KITTEN

    Apr 23, Thu – Day 8 Left Ely at 8 our time and shared the driving to Lake Tahoe. Again the scenery is gorgeous. We stopped along the way to get my Nevada Passport stamped for traveling the Loneliest Highway … after getting 5 out of the 8 cities on the highway stamped you get a certificated sig... Read more

  • Being tested.

    4/25/2015 7:32:39 PM, by PJDANIELS

    My son (yes, that same one) is going down the rabbit hole again (think Alice in Wonderland). He changed his telephone number again because he "doesn't want anyone to call him". Uh oh. Can we say paranoid? He is likely on his way to a hospital stay and hopefully they will keep him long eno... Read more

  • Exercises For When You Think You Can't

    4/25/2015 7:20:24 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Yep, I'm disabled but I still exercise. I have degenerative joint disease, fibromyalgia, disks in my back that have herniated, slipped and are bulging, pinched nerve bundles, slipped neck disks, arthritis and knees that need replaced and yes, I could actually go on... The point is you can usually do... Read more

  • Rebooted

    4/25/2015 9:28:22 AM, by ANGYAS

    Hi friends, I`ve been off for almost an year but I have had a lot on my plate. 2014 was a very dynamic year for me and my son. I was in relationship with his dad for more than 5 years and at the end my partner become abusive both to me and my son. So I finally decided that It... Read more

  • Life

    4/25/2015 6:48:17 AM, by OXYGEN9

    Life has ups and downs, and that's what I'm having a hard time accepting. After feeling down for quite a long time and then having surgery on my teeth, I am finally feeling better. But I fear that this "high" will only last until I'm back in stressful situations again. When that happens I usually ab... Read more

  • 30 mins Elliptical and 13895 steps

    4/25/2015 3:59:57 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    30 mins Elliptical and 13895 steps was my workout for last night. On track for the 10 k steps a day workout plan listed on my profile.... Read more

  • ugh ........changes.again!

    4/25/2015 2:18:58 AM, by KIM22211

    Hubs has a schedule change at work, thus making my little routine all messed up.........again! This time it looks like about 2 months worth! I will make the best of it but not a real happy camper! Planting my blueberry bushes tomorrow and the tomatoes too. I think he is going to only do 2 to... Read more

  • TGIF-woo hoo!

    4/24/2015 10:38:28 PM, by TERRI289

    Woke up stiff, and it all went away during my Zumba class. Yay! Good day overall, celebrated a friend's birthday..she was very happy with her gifts and the laughs! Quiet evening, and prepping for our NYC trip to visit my mom tomorrow. Sweet dreams, happy weekend!!! 355... Read more

  • ANZAC

    4/24/2015 10:18:59 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Anzac day today a very quiet day I was not 1 of them that went to the dawn parade I was still asleep but listened to a lot of it on the radio a very moving parade the return Soldiers from the 1st world war have decreased by quite a few, when they marched away every one clapped.... Read more

  • Serenity

    4/24/2015 9:21:24 PM, by PJDANIELS

    Kind of sad earlier today. My son (you know which one) came by my office. I could tell he was off his meds, and had been drinking. I asked him about it and he just started crying, I'm sorry mom, I'm sorry, I know I shouldn't have. He went off his meds on purpose because he "doesn't like... Read more

  • Collection of Knee-less Exercises

    4/24/2015 7:56:55 PM, by KGWINDER

    When you are overweight, it is wonderful to get up and start moving. As you do the pounds roll off. However, as I have discovered the impact to your feet, ankles and knees can be life changing in a huge negative fashion. So I'm put together a summary of exercises to be done that have minimal effe... Read more

  • Have a SUPER weekend!

    4/24/2015 5:16:45 PM, by ALICEART2010

    I hope you have a wonderful weekend friends! I am happy to report that I've lost about 32 pounds since restarting my weight loss journey. I have a long way to go but I can do it! I WILL do it! Today as I was going through the drive through the guy at the till called me "gorgeous" and that... Read more

  • New project

    4/24/2015 4:46:18 PM, by SASSYBLONDE69

    Working on a new project. It's called Broomstick lace and I'm going to make an infinity scarf out of it. The yarn is a shimmering silk that I really shouldn't have bought, but I just loved it so much I had to! ... Read more

  • Found out today more about my sister

    4/24/2015 3:12:54 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; My niece called me and said my sister is doing worse. they did a cat scan - and found out she has rectal cancer too. The doctor is coming in weekly and the nursing staff is giving her meds so she sleeps. She was not sleeping at all. My niece says the end is near. My siblings a... Read more

  • Friends - The Best Medicine!

    4/24/2015 11:31:10 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I am so excited! My good friend is coming over this afternoon for a visit. This is the first time anyone has been over since I had my surgery. I am really looking forward to seeing my friend!... Read more

  • Day 10 Accomplishments

    4/24/2015 10:21:05 AM, by MJJB19

    Wow, 10 days – I am quite honestly amazed that I have been able to stick to the plan. 279 Accomplishments: • 2.8 lbs down • no sugar • no grains • no gluten • daily exercise – running, Zumba, boot camp, walking and weight lifting. • 10,000 steps + on my FitBit ... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/24/2015 9:32:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is now here! hurray! i really enjoyed my day off yesterday. today, i am focusing on my online courses for at least an hour, going for a long walk, picking up some holds at the local library, eating well, having a power nap, all before heading off to work later this afternoon. all of the ... Read more

  • We're Making Progress!

    4/24/2015 9:24:59 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Yesterday I ended up being able to work from home. I decided to do my cardio during my lunch breack since I was at home. That way my evening would be free to spend with the hubby. (he's been working late and I haven't seen a lot of him lately. hahah) I made the decision to do Turbo Fire - Fire... Read more

  • Who is 'green'?

    4/24/2015 7:13:16 AM, by GOANNA2

    Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the much older lady that she should bring her own grocery bags, because plastic bags are not good for the environment. The woman apologized to the young girl and explained, "We didn't have this 'green thing' back in my earlier days." T... Read more

  • Handbags

    4/24/2015 3:43:39 AM, by KIM22211

    Do you have a fav brand? Are you a purse snob? Is there a fav color for you? Do you change out with the seasons? Is there a style you are drawn to? tell me more!!!! Have a fantastic Friday! ... Read more

  • Extra busy day

    4/23/2015 10:58:52 PM, by TERRI289

    Got up an hour early to help my husband get to work at a new time. The rest of the day flowed. Although my hip was very achy, the chiropractor appointment really helped. Steve and I had a healthy dinner at the diner and are just wrapping up the day.... TGIF..sweet dreams. 102 ... Read more

  • Striving to be more

    4/23/2015 10:01:28 PM, by PJDANIELS

    I like this. I just want to be the best version of me that I can be. This is something that can never be completed, because there is always room for improvement in all aspects of my life and I'm going to continue to challenge myself. I am a work in progress. --Day 16 NO WHINING CHALLE... Read more

  • it's thursday

    4/23/2015 8:32:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very cool day here today. for a while, it even snowed. where one of my friends lives, she got some snow that stayed on the ground. my daughter stayed in once she got back from school today. we did spend some time together before i had to go and run an errand. then we spent some more time together ... Read more

  • Amazing Sucess story!

    4/23/2015 7:01:31 PM, by MIAMIRN

    Four months ago, upon the recommendation of a SparkPeople friend, I started a new diet. It looked really healthy. Lots and lots of vegetables and not so much of the things I seem to crave, well carbs of course. Lol. My friend told me she lost three whole pounds in a month. I was jealous to say the l... Read more

  • Cheetos

    4/23/2015 5:31:56 PM, by KGWINDER

    Lessons in listening to your body: Yesterday, I was craving Cheetos all day long - yes I was also craving ice cream and a doughnut (which by the way doughnuts have always been disappointingly unsatisfying when I finally break down and have one, never rewardwise worth it) - anyway to the Cheeto ... Read more

  • Official due date

    4/23/2015 3:27:52 PM, by KIM22211

    today is the official due date for the grandbaby! Keeping my phone close to my side! Good weigh in today. Lost 1.8lbs. 8lbs away from my mini goal! woohoo!! Have a great day all!... Read more

  • Yah! Friday+

    4/23/2015 2:40:28 PM, by JTREMBATH

    We have another long weekend this week with ANZAC day tomorrow we now get an extra day off on Monday the government stopped it a few years ago if it fell on the weekend that was it we never got an extra day now they have given it back, hooray.... Read more

  • hopeful

    4/23/2015 10:49:02 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    i have not had a 5 dollar bill since feb,as my assistance from the state and government is pending!!!! i cant pay my rent ,get meds or buy my own toilet paper.its so degrading to me and my family says oh dont whine!!!! like geeeze,i just want to die.How can i make myself want to live under these cir... Read more

  • angry

    4/23/2015 9:54:46 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    The Real Me : I am feeling angry and full of rage this morning.Now that I left my abuser no one in the real world outside of these groups wants to hear my Voice now that I got me back!!!!! Not even my therapist! Everyone wants me to pretend I'm just okay now and happy and tells me i should just let ... Read more

  • Pampering Makes Me Feel Like A New Woman

    4/23/2015 9:50:06 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    This morning, I figured out a way to semi give myself a bath without getting my cast wet. Then I got dressed, cleaned the kitchen sink (got to love hot water and Clorox wipes!) and washed my hair. Ahhhh! Being clean and smelling sweet is one of the most under rated joys in life. It makes me happy... Read more

  • The Good Wife's Guide: 1950s

    4/23/2015 9:19:36 AM, by GOANNA2

    1. Have dinner ready: Plan ahead, even the night before, to have a delicious meal - on time. This is a way of letting him know that you have been thinking about him, and are concerned about his needs. Most men are hungry when they come home and the prospects of a good meal are part of the ... Read more

  • Almost Done Month of Body Combat and Pump!

    4/23/2015 9:12:41 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Woo hoo! Last night we had success on the no soothy front. He did take a lot longer to fall asleep then normal - which we expected - but he did eventually fall asleep. He was upset this morning looking for it though and I had to remind him he doesn't have one anymore because he's a big boy now. ... Read more

  • Sugar? Gluten? Low Carb? Low Fat? What Do I Eat?

    4/23/2015 8:43:04 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Okay, I subscribe to what I call the ADDITION DIET. I add things in, not take them away. Taking away leads to deprivation. Truthfully, Paleo, low carb, gluten free, sugar free... all of you can do this. Find healthy new fresh fruits and vegetables and ADD them into your menu. Find healt... Read more

  • just got back from the gym

    4/23/2015 8:28:07 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I really do miss the gym when I am not able to go. I always find another way to exercise, but I have gotten very attached to my routine. I can tell that I am more fit than I was just a few months ago. 247 I am eating clean and sleeping much better than last week. 243 I am feelin... Read more

  • Good Choices

    4/23/2015 2:41:33 AM, by KGWINDER

    Going out to a restaurant has gotten easier for me. I look for the leanest protein and all the options for vegetables. I seek nutritional information and most of all I ask servers to help lead me to the best options. Today I had a bigger challenge. I was invited to a luncheon in a home. The... Read more

  • JOKES GALORE

    4/23/2015 12:37:55 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    Serious Golf... The minister drove into a sand trap. He picked up his golf club, broke it but didn't say a word. Then he picked up the golf bag and tore it to shreds but didn't say a word. He then took out all the golf balls and flung them into the woods but did not say one word. ... Read more

  • Kitty praying...

    4/22/2015 10:48:15 PM, by CTUPTON

    picture from DEBBIEDAY It is so purr-fect for me today! Thanks Debbie! chris... Read more

  • Good day except...

    4/22/2015 10:40:33 PM, by TERRI289

    My hip still hurts..Sigh, it was ok when I was up and about but sitting for any length of time was rough. Will continue to ice and I read that acetaminophen would be better than ibuprofen. At least I finished my book and will start a new one tonight. Hope Wednesday was a good one for you... 247... Read more

  • eat to Beat Cancer --web site link updated

    4/22/2015 9:54:26 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.eattobeat.org/... Read more

  • just sayin' ... day 7

    4/22/2015 9:29:33 PM, by MTN_KITTEN

    I have been getting in my water, freggies and steps each day!!! Apr 22, Wed – Day 7 The doggies and I slept alllll night … David slept most of the night. His leg cramped a couple of times … waking him up. David woke me up at 7am with breakfast made … breakfast in bed … God love this... Read more

  • Hug a tree for Earth Day 2015

    4/22/2015 8:11:46 PM, by CTUPTON

    If you have never done this--and most people have not--try it, you'll like it. It makes you feel very strong and grounded. Yes, it makes you feel a little silly, too, but so what. It is way easier if you have kids to do it with. chris... Read more

  • Spent More Than Usual.

    4/22/2015 8:02:35 PM, by TUBLADY

    As some of you know I design and sell jewelry. I had a three day craft show last month. During that show I realized that I had to reconfigure how I set up my booth. It was getting too crowded. Also sometimes I don't have three open sides . That means I have to have some displays that go up not... Read more

  • I am the Queen

    4/22/2015 8:00:39 PM, by PJDANIELS

    This made me grin. When my kids were small and they were annoying me with the "why, why, why" I would respond "Because I am the boss, I am the Queen". That usually ended the conversation. When they got older and I said no, I would ask them and do you know why I said no? They would respon... Read more

  • trash

    4/22/2015 7:08:20 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    feeling frustrated: this is really bothering me so i need advise please.I live with my landlady and she does my trash.she only has a trashcan in the kitchen very small like the bathroom kind!!!I have that much trash to fill it ever two days and every time i want to throw out my trash it is full,I ... Read more

  • Sawdust

    4/22/2015 5:47:46 PM, by MISHA_T

    I had a problem over the last few days. Every meal was difficult to eat. It was like sawdust. Even stuff I really relish like avocado. And often I found myself queasy between meals. I blamed that on my meds (I take a lot of pills). Even this morning, I had force myself to eat two hard-boiled eggs an... Read more

  • my story

    4/22/2015 4:04:30 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I've been writing again for the past couple of days and I realized something so simple today that I can't believe that I didn't realize before....every time I kept silent about what he did to me and kept his secrets for him it gave him power over me. He fed on it and became bigger and bigger until h... Read more

  • Maybe it is JUST Spring Fever....

    4/22/2015 3:27:25 PM, by APPY-LAURIE

    I came across this Mark Twain quote today. I had never heard this quote before. Well maybe that is part of my very anxious mood? I am so anxious to get on with my life. So, so anxious. With the big seasonal change, I think I am even more anxious. So much to do and so shackled w... Read more

  • THURSDAY

    4/22/2015 2:50:58 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Another busy day today but it still not cold even though we are nearly half way through Autumn so it won't be long and I suppose we will be complaining it is cold, so will enjoy the warm weather while it lasts.... Read more

  • Reversing insulin resistance - one day at a time

    4/22/2015 2:26:18 PM, by MJJB19

    I recently found out that I suffer from insulin resistance (aka: pre-diabetes or metabolic syndrome). This is caused in part by the hormone replacement therapy that I have taken for 20+ years. Somehow my endocrinologist of 20 years has never EVER brought this to my attention. I just recently switch... Read more

  • Never Quit

    4/22/2015 12:30:31 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    This morning I was feeling lonely and sorry for myself. Here I am, laid up with my foot in a cast, alone etc., boo hoo, I was thinking to myself. Why bother with my weight loss goals? What???? Wait a minute!!!! That is self pity talking. Self pity, YOU ARE FIRED!!! Can you relate to my bri... Read more

  • Having a positive day

    4/22/2015 10:30:16 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; Had been running low on sleep and energy. Spent the weekend in SF. DH has a conference. We had a wonderful dinner and a Giants ball game. Came home and just slept gloriously for the last two nights. I feel rejuvenated. I think I was running on a low tank of fuel. We did much ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/22/2015 9:54:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day of mixed weather here today and not too warm outside. so i am getting some clothes ready to wear for the cooler weather and i am getting caught up on my laundry. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. i am continuing to work on my o... Read more

  • The I don't Want to Girl

    4/22/2015 9:19:35 AM, by HEALTHY4CAROLYN

    So I was super encouraged by a SparkFriend STEPH-KNEE that commented on my previous blog. I seriously, planned to drive through a drive-thru this morning on my way to work but completely ignored "that person" talking in my head and drove straight to work. Then I pull up SparkPeople as I have been ... Read more

  • Feeling Great and Working Hard!

    4/22/2015 9:00:36 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    This week has been pretty good so far. Apart from the headaches. The weather went back to being a bit cooler and rainy - hence my sinus pressure has returned. I am now more convinced than ever that I have allergies. Believe it or not it's better when I am outside though. It's the stuffiness inside... Read more

  • Under 100 kilograms

    4/22/2015 3:06:16 AM, by KGWINDER

    This is like working on a treadmill where you work on rounding off steps to a solid number and then a bit more for a round number on calories burned. I've been working in pounds, but what the heck, how fun to jump on my smartie scale and have it praise me for being under 100 kilograms. So a pound ... Read more

  • NEW THINGS!

    4/22/2015 12:17:14 AM, by KIM22211

    I have a new skirt that is waiting for me to wear! I told her to be patient and I would wear her in about 10 pounds from now! New goal: skirt for the family reunion in June! What goal have you made?... Read more

  • Tuesday..

    4/21/2015 10:20:52 PM, by TERRI289

    Busy work day and quiet evening. Low back/hip/glut still is achy. Love a good ice pack... Hope your day was good. Ready for bed and my book! Good night! 521... Read more

  • Finding my own path.

    4/21/2015 9:45:12 PM, by PJDANIELS

    ---Day 14 NO WHINING CHALLENGE. Yes, it continues. Yes, it is changing my life. Yes, I am loving it. How freeing it is to let go of thinking I have to be a part of everyone's business. Let them experience their own consequences. I am only the boss of me and no one else and I'm okay with... Read more

  • just sayin' ... day 6

    4/21/2015 9:28:28 PM, by MTN_KITTEN

    Apr 21, Tue – Day 6 We woke to about a dozen “over flow” RV campers in our dirt circle make shift campsite. So we weren’t the only ones. But we were the first ones there : ) David relaxes by cooking and he is a great cook … so he was in charge of cooking breakfast … he does most m... Read more

  • April 21 2015

    4/21/2015 8:49:32 PM, by PENGUINWMN

    Wow.. progress! Down 15 lbs and a WHOLE dress size! Whoo Hoo!!! 345 Once diagnosed with low thyroid, and taking meds for it, the weight seems to be falling off. SO glad! I am eating healthier now, and trying to drink water.... the water part is still a work in progress for sure be... Read more

  • just sayin' ... day 5

    4/21/2015 8:26:37 PM, by MTN_KITTEN

    Apr 20, Mon – Day 5 We are doing great after a day completely OFF and a great night's sleep. After giving David a special pill last night and everyone sleeping … David is 100% today!!!! Today is David's birthday. He is officially OFFICIALLY a Senior Citizen!!!! Discounts here we come. We ... Read more

  • just sayin' ... day 4

    4/21/2015 8:23:33 PM, by MTN_KITTEN

    Apr 19, Sun – Day 4 We officially got out of bed at 9am this morning. David did not get much sleep … again coz of the dogs. I am starting to get just a titch concerned … sleep is our Achilles heel after his brain injury H A L T is our acronym for his stability. Never get too … H – hungry... Read more

  • just for funzies!

    4/21/2015 7:45:29 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Get that Cowgirl Spirit Back

    4/21/2015 3:22:34 PM, by APPY-LAURIE

    As I move through the day today I find more clarity to my journey the next few weeks. I had the chance to talk to a couple close "Cowgirl Friends" of mine, last evening and this morning at break. I am rediscovering my inner cowgirl. I have been losing sight of her. My very good fri... Read more

  • WEDNESDAY

    4/21/2015 2:48:45 PM, by JTREMBATH

    It looks like another nice day today with overcast but no rain forecast at the moment until the weekend so on the whole it is still warm with the temperatures still in the low 20 deg Celsius.... Read more

  • Out For Lunch -A Fun Treat!

    4/21/2015 2:43:55 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    For the past two nights, I have slept like I have been knocked out. What a relief! After a week of discomfort, sleep felt delicious. The plus side is that I have had little or no appetite. I have been eating strictly based upon the nutrition content and fiber found in the food. This is somethin... Read more

  • TRY Try AGAIN

    4/21/2015 12:26:22 PM, by HEALTHY4CAROLYN

    This is originally, NOT the picture I wanted to post but when I came across it, I see this face, a smile and I know that I was NOT happy as it appears. Maybe I should reword that.... It was a beginning point for my downward "spiral" so to speak. It was just 6 days after my boys accident wher... Read more

  • omigosh a running streak!

    4/21/2015 10:43:41 AM, by STRINGS58

    I think this is week 6 of my self-designed program to gradually work up to 20 miles. I did NOT meet my mileage goal last week, but I stayed in the game. Early in that week my body was giving me too many fatigue messages and much of my time was dedicated to music performances. This week is off to a g... Read more

  • People Call Me Fat In Public

    4/21/2015 9:48:25 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    But I've lost over 200 pounds! It took me 10 years and going from bed ridden to walking. I bet they never had the challenges I faced and face ever day with my disabilities... yet they just call me fat sometimes. I hate it. I used to try to talk to them and tell them they were being unkind, but t... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    4/21/2015 9:36:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mostly sunny and cooler day here today. my daughter is a very happy person. her happiness has rubbed off on me and on those around her. all the birds say hi. in a short while, i am heading outdoors. i have some errands to run. i am getting caught up in both of my online courses. it was a full day ... Read more

  • negativity, complaining, gossip

    4/21/2015 9:08:01 AM, by JENNIFER2578

    I am a happy optimistic person, and I am proud of it! Lately at work my days are filled with gossip, complaining and negativity. I realize it is really starting to wear on me. It affects my work, and my home life. It affects my diet too. It all just puts me in a bad mood which then leads to th... Read more

  • missing you

    4/21/2015 4:06:37 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I want him to know that I am the one who is done with him. I am the one who is choosing to kick him to the curb and I am the one who is choosing to move on with my life. I prayed for God to deliver me from his abuse and had hoped that God would miraculously turn him into a human being but instead my... Read more

  • Step one of house cleaning.

    4/21/2015 2:56:10 AM, by KGWINDER

    Dug in big time on cleaning up. Voted. Organized. Took my hubby out to a frugal dinner. Under ate on calories today. My weigh in was only .5 lbs off should have been 1 lb, so forcing the decrease. No doubt my body's metabolism is off. Message into the doctor but no return call. I did get in... Read more

  • Are you prepared?

    4/20/2015 11:55:19 PM, by 4THELOVEOFDERBY

    I'm starting to love where I work more and more. Yes, I like my co-workers. Yes, I like my boss (who happens to be my husband). But you want to know what I like more? I LOVE the fact that I work in a grocery store! I see EVERYTHING that comes in and can make decisions about my food before I'm e... Read more

  • Determined to be Cheerful

    4/20/2015 10:05:04 PM, by PJDANIELS

    ***Day 13 - NO WHINING CHALLENGE. Still on a streak, but I picked this picture because I was feeling crabby today and I needed to remind myself to knock it off (feeling crabby). I have managed to keep my mouth shut and crabby thoughts don't count as long as I nip them in the bud, and get rid... Read more

  • the Day after...

    4/20/2015 10:02:40 PM, by TERRI289

    It poured as if the heavens were crying....I was drenched when I got to the gym. Slept ok but not long enough.. taught my class with a twingey hip. Went to the chiropractor and the massage therapist really worked on my low back. It is better but still twingey. Fortunately the sun came out ... Read more

  • Elimination Diet Day 8

    4/20/2015 9:56:54 PM, by JUDIL62

    I did well today....everything I ate was yummy, and I find that I am not having cravings and feeling mostly satisfied after I eat. I lost 10lbs! Extremely motivating to keep it up. I also feel really really good. No body aches, I have a ton more energy and today my sinuses started draining in a ... Read more

  • A Blue Cast And Increased Mobility

    4/20/2015 4:42:01 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Hubby and I went to my orthopedist this morning. My foot is healing well. The doctor took X-Rays to check on the bone positions. It was a relief to get the heavy dressings off my foot and leg. The incision is about three inches long and looked healthy. My foot felt odd without the tons of paddi... Read more

  • It is Not Time to Give Up Now!

    4/20/2015 3:21:08 PM, by APPY-LAURIE

    Bad Feelings Well part of the time. Who am I fooling....most of the time. More and more I am feeling like a wreck. Too much family time? Not my own children, I always find time for my kids, even as adults. It is all the siblings. All the responsibilities. Not enoug... Read more

  • Weather blahs

    4/20/2015 3:02:38 PM, by MISHA_T

    After a glorious week bother weather-wise and fitness-wise, today is definitely blah. I felt a bit queasy at noon so I laid down and took a nap. It seemed to do the trick. Before that I walked the house briskly for 20 minutes because I didn't want to go outside. It's 40° and the winds are positivel... Read more

  • Tuesday

    4/20/2015 2:29:07 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Another beautiful day today but they say that by the end of the week the weather will change. I am looking forward to the day that they will reduce my hours down to 8 and then I will be doing Monday to Friday here instead of 9 hours and doing Tuesday to Friday here.... Read more

  • Looking for a virtual swim buddy :)

    4/20/2015 1:22:27 PM, by MIAMIRN

    Hi Sparkers! I'm looking for a virtual swim buddy. I swim a lot. I swim 5 to 6 days a week. I'd love to find someone to swim with. Is there anyone that would like to do laps with me? Sort of like a challenge. We can count the laps we do and compare our accomplishments. We could set a goal ... Read more

  • Day 6 - still going strong!

    4/20/2015 10:33:02 AM, by MJJB19

    Wow, I can barely believe that I have almost made it an entire week! Yay! 224 Yesterday wasn’t an ideal day – I went to drop my daughter off at a movie birthday party and was invited to stay. I ended up having half a small bag of popcorn for lunch. Other than that I’m still doing re... Read more

  • it's monday

    4/20/2015 10:04:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    a rainy day here today. that is okay with me and with my daughter. i am taking it easy today,before i head off to work this afternoon. having to go in an hour earlier each day i work is a challenge for me. yet i will do so,at least for this week. my daughter is really enjoying school these days. all... Read more

  • Weekend Milestones!

    4/20/2015 9:28:59 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    We had a great weekend this weekend. On Saturday morning we took my son to pick out a new mattress for his big boy bed as the one on it is very hard and not too comfortable. Unfortunately the mattress will not be delivered until next weekend. My son was so excited about moving to a big boy bed th... Read more

  • Diabetes Gadgets

    4/20/2015 9:21:24 AM, by FOREVERSTRONG1

    Here is a link I found from another spark friend and wanted to share :D So hope you get use out of it: http://www.dlife.com/dlife_m
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  • Motivator of the Day? WHO ME?

    4/20/2015 8:57:49 AM, by NGCHILD

    Thank you Spark People for allowing me to grace the Community Spark Page as Motivator of the Day! What an honor! Thank you for all the nice messages from my fellow Spark Friends congratulating me. I haven't been feeling very Sparky lately and this is just the thing I needed to get me back on ... Read more

  • I will adapt

    4/20/2015 1:54:49 AM, by KGWINDER

    I don't except can't. Not an option. If I'm going to finish this journey it can't be just about eating (although the majority of my progress is all about strict calorie restriction), yet I need muscles to increase my calorie burning furnace. With my knee being extremely unstable a lot of walking ... Read more

  • Zumba B2 training

    4/19/2015 11:51:19 PM, by TERRI289

    Like Boot camp with dancing.. Here we are at the beginning of the 8 hours of dancing and instruction.. We were too tired to take an "after photo"... 334... Read more

  • Got thumped

    4/19/2015 9:53:28 PM, by PJDANIELS

    ---Day 12 - NO WHINING CHALLENGE -- got it, unless yelling cuss words count....tripped over the dog in the dark hallway (she is black and was stretched across the ENTIRE hallway) and I flew over her (lucky for her) and landed hard on both knees, which I already have problems with. Yelled a fe... Read more

  • Crazy-Making / Mocha Ate Paper AGAIN / Armand Part of It…

    4/19/2015 9:14:49 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Just sayin' ... day 3

    4/19/2015 3:09:46 PM, by MTN_KITTEN

    Apr 18 - Day 3 We got to Moab, Utah the night before around 7pm. The KOA RV Park is great, the people are very helpful and we are surrounded by gorgeous views. David set up the trailer in the misting rain. Later, I went and took a very long hot shower. I fell asleep to David watching Zorro. I... Read more