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  • 50 Day Streak

    10/25/2014 2:11:43 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Today is my 50 day log on streak! Down 12.5 LB.... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/25/2014 9:28:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    i borrowed some movies from the local library the other day. i think i will make this a movie day. my daughter is on a play date with some of her friends. all the birds say hi. it is a nice fall day here. so i will definitely spend time outdoors. have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Are You In For The Short Term Or The Long Term?

    10/25/2014 9:27:35 AM, by CHERYL_ANNE

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  • Muffin Generator online

    10/25/2014 9:10:00 AM, by CTUPTON

    vrya.net/muffinator.php This has enabled me to invent recipes with just the ingredients listed for my 4 Day Rotation Eating Plan. Note: I am not supposed to have wheat, rye, oats, and dairy. I am sure you can ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, October 25, 2014

    10/25/2014 8:05:12 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 25, 2014 LEVELS OF DEVOTION Some believe there are levels of devotion to God. And they are right, in some sense. There are believers who know God exist and believe in Him. There are those who are devoted to going to church but they donít read His word outside of church. There are those ... Read more

  • And you thought vegetables weren't funny...

    10/25/2014 3:21:05 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Here is a joke easy to remember...

    10/25/2014 3:12:37 AM, by CTUPTON

    Why did the Tomato go out with a prune? Because he couldnít find a date! ... Read more

  • 45 min Walk 12437 steps.

    10/25/2014 2:50:42 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    45 min Walk 12437 steps was my workout for last night. On track for the Ten k Steps a Day fitness plan listed on my profile.... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/25/2014 12:01:10 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Hope to enjoy the day and feel ing better every day Monday I get an zray to ck enjoy your weekend sending prayers and blessings hugx... Read more

  • A Really Different Kind of War!

    10/24/2014 11:38:13 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Friday fun

    10/24/2014 9:57:00 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a mostly good day: Zumba was fun and went well. College class was good and my hangout time with friends was fun. Looking forward to the weekend.... ... Read more

  • My Plan To Ease Back Into Working Out

    10/24/2014 7:54:45 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    On Tuesday of this week, I had a 5 month checkup appointment with my migraine neurologist. My doctor wasn't pleased by my pain level, stiffness and range of motion. I told her about my steroid withdrawal issues and she wasn't sure that it was only caused by the steroids. This is because it has b... Read more

  • A Lovley Spring Day

    10/24/2014 7:46:38 PM, by JTREMBATH

    It has turned out a lovely day here had a fantastic walk nice and crisp as it was a bit cool, will have quite a bit to do this weekend so with 3 days should get it all done.... Read more

  • SP article: Foods that Cut Your Risk for ARTHRITIS

    10/24/2014 3:41:30 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • United & strong (week 33 recap)

    10/24/2014 12:33:51 PM, by RED456838

    I was born in Ottawa. I grew up just minutes from the Parliament buildings and spent countless hours walking Wellington, Sparks, Elgin and Rideau streets. As an Ottawa University student, I practically lived in the Market and Rideau Centre when I was not in class. For over 10 years, I held jobs... Read more

  • Week End Plans

    10/24/2014 12:22:41 PM, by APPY-LAURIE

    My week ends get so crazy. Trying to fit in all the jobs and errands I can't get to during the week. Helping people out with what they have to do. Getting some exercise in that is fun, even a walk can be more fun than mucking out stalls! Get a horseback ride or two in. That is weather depen... Read more

  • Breaking the Cycle

    10/24/2014 11:15:08 AM, by MJJB19

    I just reread my blog post from November 2013. Sigh. Looks like history continues to repeat itself. Here I am, one year later and basically at the same weight. I suppose it is better than being 10-pounds heavier! Saw the doctor a ... Read more

  • The no-show trainer and the bike seat

    10/24/2014 10:31:28 AM, by SCULLY722

    Now that I am on this "going to the gym" kick, I decided that it was time to revisit with the trainer at the gym. I want to get a more structured program with my strength training (right now it's random machines, doing 2-3 sets of 12 reps). So, I make an appointment to meet with the trainer at 5:3... Read more

  • it's friday

    10/24/2014 9:35:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from my good friend the other day, the one who went overseas a few weeks ago. he is doing well and wants to know if i am doing well. a true friend. my daughter is getting ready for halloween. i know it is not until next week. she has already decided what she wants to be this year and she is ... Read more

  • Week 3/Day 5 - Feeling Strong

    10/24/2014 9:07:10 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Last night I really felt like doing a PiYo workout. So after the little guy when to sleep I went down to the basement and when I saw the PiYo slides I knew which PiYo workout I was going to do! hahaha I did the PiYo Strong Legs workout. Read more

  • Better?

    10/24/2014 8:58:19 AM, by ANDREWMOM

    I will not talk too fast but yesterday was a much better as well as at night. He did better in school - NO lying and only once he had to change and he did it without lying! Last night he changed HIMself when he was getting ready for bed. We would not have known had he not forgotten to flush the s... Read more

  • Progress Update

    10/24/2014 8:41:56 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    I'm apprehensive about writing this. . . afraid that it's too good to be true. Last night was my third night of taking 1/2 of a sleeping pill. I've been taking Ambien for at least 7 years. I have insomnia, my brain won't shut down and let me fall asleep. Last night I woke up a few times ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, October 24, 2014

    10/24/2014 7:34:06 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 24, 2014 DEVOTED WHEN TEMPTED What we do when we are tempted depends on how devoted we are to God. If we are completely devoted to God, we would not even go where we could possibly be tempted. If we are completely devoted to God, we would not even stay where we are tempted. If we are co... Read more

  • Hope you are all aware how dire this mid term election is!

    10/24/2014 1:45:51 AM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • TGIF

    10/24/2014 1:18:26 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Glad it is Friday praying for all I have to get x'ray and ultra sound Monday to make sure no clots when I fell so still walking but painful can not where anything tight hugx... Read more

  • Good Thursday

    10/23/2014 11:10:46 PM, by TERRI289

    Work was good, hair appointment was awesome, and the chiropractor was helpful(the hip hurts less). Took Steve out to dinner at the diner and brought home half my meal!! A good day, now to practice a little more new choreo for tomorrow. Pleasant dreams,,,,, ... Read more

  • Checking Out

    10/23/2014 10:22:14 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Beck Day 4: Give Yourself Credit

    10/23/2014 9:08:49 PM, by PAMAPPLE

    Do we give ourselves credit for all of the things we do that we don't think about when striving to live a healthy lifestyle? Well, I realized that I am doing more than I thought I was doing. ie., for months, I have been packing lunch salads with healthy veggies and lean protein, making healthy... Read more

  • Smile...it is infectious!

    10/23/2014 7:53:08 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Points to ponder about Halloween.....

    10/23/2014 3:15:51 PM, by CTUPTON

    For Halloween I'm going to write "Life" on a plain white T-shirt and hand out lemons to strangers ... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    10/23/2014 1:48:43 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Pleased today is Friday we have a long weekend this weekend as it is Labour day on Monday bur any way it is my day off anyway, we have a lot to do this weekend as they are coming to do a house inspection next week so have to clean up a bit.... Read more

  • Friends...positive or negative

    10/23/2014 1:28:31 PM, by TAMMYRENEED

    so far, I must say that my friends have been an inspiration to me. I am accounts to my Spark friends and I get a lot of support and encouragement from them. My family is more of a mixture to be honest because my husband is always joking about my weight loss efforts and sometimes I find that discoura... Read more

  • My Aching Hips

    10/23/2014 12:49:08 PM, by APPY-LAURIE

    Over the course of the last few years my hips have become increasingly more uncomfortable. In my equestrian sport I first noticed a couple years ago that I could no longer sit on my horse's back for hours, as we often do at horse shows. I started spending more and more time off my horse's back and ... Read more

  • Day 299 - It's Show Time!

    10/23/2014 12:18:16 PM, by KAYJ76

    The musical begins tonight! Next week at this time, I should feel like I have all the time in the world! I will be back to getting 10 miles per week and at least 8 hours of sleep per night! That will be a good feeling! Make a great day!... Read more

  • Goals for Thursday 10/23/14

    10/23/2014 12:17:10 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Today is going to be a rest day. My husband is really sick with some kind of stomach virus.... Read more

  • Trying really hard to get healthy.

    10/23/2014 11:57:31 AM, by BIKERMOM47

    So it's October 23, 2014. My son recently got married and I was able to lose enough weight to wear the dress that I bought for the wedding. That was the most expensive dress I had ever bought or had worn, even my wedding dress wasn't that expensive. He married a wonderful woman and I know that he... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/23/2014 10:02:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day for me to catch up on my online course work as well as getting in some much needed exercise. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i will go about my day as usual and if anything comes up,job wise, that i am interested in, then i will go for it. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Week 3/Day 4 - Finally a Loss!!

    10/23/2014 9:22:48 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Last night I again went to bed early. I felt great yesterday and really want to keep on this path. Thank goodness for our PVR! Makes my husband more agreeable to me going to bed early. hahaha (I don't let him watch our shows without me and vice versa!) haha But he mentioned last night that he's als... Read more

  • Writing if good for the soul, but I think exercise is even better/

    10/23/2014 8:40:33 AM, by BAPKTM

    Rain I mean lots of rain, more rain than we have seen in a few years. I didn't go out and walk. I could have, I just didn't. I did well on my goal of what I am eating. I am cutting the grains out. I'm cutting down on coffee and dairy. I just want to get back to the healthy eating that I h... Read more

  • When will it end??!

    10/23/2014 8:39:57 AM, by ANDREWMOM

    I am so tired of it all.... when will life get back to normal? When is our home going to become normal. I am tired of the yelling, punnishing, threatening... the anger that is flowing through the house. It is all from one thing and I love him to no end but if he does not stop what he is doing so... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, October 23, 2014

    10/23/2014 6:47:18 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 23, 2014 WE WILL WANT TO MATURE When we are devoted to God, we will want to learn more. We will want to grow in Christ. We will want to learn from Him and stand firm in Him. We, as believers, can rejoice knowing God can strengthen us to learn more about Him and do His will. When we are ... Read more

  • 45 min walk and 13957 steps

    10/23/2014 2:02:44 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    45 min walk and 13957 step count for last night. On track for the ten thousand steps a day fitness plan listed on my profile.... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/23/2014 12:31:37 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    feeling a little more secure and want to do more enjoy your week sending prayers and blessings hugx... Read more

  • Wednesday-rainy and crazy

    10/22/2014 11:42:17 PM, by TERRI289

    Rainy and crazy describes the weather and the day. I woke up to huge pile of puppy dog poop..ugh. At least it cleaned up easy. On the way to work, one car cut me off from the turning lane and ten minutes later another car ran the stop sign..Blessed that I wasn't hurt but really? I know that I ... Read more

  • So Furious!

    10/22/2014 8:30:01 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Being scared

    10/22/2014 6:55:46 PM, by XIAOLINMEI

    Just a year ago, I thought I was fat. Very fat. I did not like my body. I wished to be a lot thinner. I thought people judged me when they looked at me. I would have never thought that a year later I would weigh 44 pounds more. Now I look back at those pictures and wish I was still there. I hav... Read more

  • Done--my first deep tissue massage for my shoulder.

    10/22/2014 5:01:08 PM, by CTUPTON

    40 minutes of mild to more than mild pain but I know I needed this. She is a real expert in deep tissue massage. I have tried to find someone off an don for many years. My wonderful chiropractor has this woman work once a week in his office. Maybe 2 years ago I asked my Physical Therapy Office... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/22/2014 1:51:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    i found out today that i did not get that job. that it was given to someone else. although that happened, i am okay with it. i was told of another opportunity that is for a few days next week. i feel i did really well in the interview. i am getting plenty of interview experience. i even used the int... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/22/2014 1:38:30 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Well everything seems to be good at the moment hubby has got his new glasses as with all this with his diabetes his old glasses were useless as his vision had completely changed so now he has 1 pair for reading and another pair for driving exetera.... Read more

  • Goals for Wednesday 10/22/14

    10/22/2014 1:02:03 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Hello Fello Sparklers, I've already accomplished a lot of goals for today!! YAY! It's only noon and I've gotten so much accomplished today. I was up a couple of pounds this morning and that was disappointing but it's also TOM so I've heard from reading blogs that this often occurs when i... Read more

  • Hearty Breakfasts!

    10/22/2014 10:42:56 AM, by APPY-LAURIE

    I completed my week and I lost a pound. Of course who wouldn't have liked to see more but I'll take it and I'll like it! I am studying breakfasts the past few weeks. I had read a blog elsewhere, not on SP about a woman who had lost a good share of weight and was also chasing around 3 young ki... Read more

  • Week 3/ Day 3 - Feeling More Energized

    10/22/2014 9:19:35 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Yesterday I honestly felt like crashing mid-afternoon. I hate this. I seriously think it is both low iron and not enough hours of sleep. After I got home from teaching last night I had the worst headache ever! It has been raining for roughly 2 days straight so I think it was the weather causing th... Read more

  • Progress

    10/22/2014 8:54:52 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    I have insomnia. I have to take sleeping pills in order to get 7 hours of sleep. Some nights the pills don't work and I'll have to take a 2nd one. Well, that's not a problem, except insurance will only give me a 90 day supply. Last night I had 5 pills left and 10 days until I can refil... Read more

  • Tired

    10/22/2014 8:52:55 AM, by ANDREWMOM

    of everything!... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    10/22/2014 6:55:00 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 22, 2014 BE BLESSED There is a saying about what we donít know and how it wonít hurt us. Well what about what we do know? What things in our lives do we know about yet we still donít do them? If we know something and we donít do it, there could be disaster. Not doing what we know God wa... Read more

  • It's the hard that makes it good.

    10/22/2014 4:10:16 AM, by SPARKNB

    photos-ak.sparkpeople.co
    m/nw/1/0/l1075186225.jpg "It's the hard that makes it good...." -this quote was in the movie 'A League of Their Own" and I think is a good accompaniment to "Pick your hard".... I have... Read more

  • 45 min walk 10649 steps.

    10/22/2014 3:11:39 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    More from that Tumblr on my Twitter. 45 min walk 10649 steps was my step count for last night.2649 steps before 7pm 10649 steps by 12 AM 4.5 mile daily step total on 10/21/2014.... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    10/22/2014 12:23:43 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I need to get better soon and I will asap be blessed sending prayers... Read more

  • Three good things I've done this week

    10/22/2014 12:01:58 AM, by TAMMYRENEED

    i have been making good food choices. I've been doing a lot of walking. I have also rejoined the gym for strength training.... Read more

  • Three good things I've done this week

    10/22/2014 12:01:58 AM, by TAMMYRENEED

    i have been making good food choices. I've been doing a lot of walking. I have also rejoined the gym for strength training.... Read more

  • Freak out bleh

    10/21/2014 11:50:31 PM, by TJMOAG

    why do the little things stress me out! I get caught up in it and no amount of breathing calms them. It's just frustrating because I'm better than that but it just consumes me. What do you do to calm yourself and center to avoid the results of a freak out in life?... Read more

  • Tuesday..a very good day

    10/21/2014 10:44:40 PM, by TERRI289

    I loved my day at home. Dropped off the car at the shop for the back brakes, and then dh took me home. I cleaned, exercised, scrubbed, organized, read the paper, cleaned some more, napped with my cat, and overall had an excellent day. Walked to pick up my car(15 min on the highway, only one vehicle... Read more

  • Beck: Day Three Sit Down to Eat

    10/21/2014 10:16:23 PM, by PAMAPPLE

    Do you know that washing off berries and mindlessly popping them into your mouth seems like a harmless and even healthy habit, however, every food you put in your mouth has calories, and they all add up. This is why it is so important to track or be aware of everything you eat. A bite of cookie here... Read more

  • How does your state rate in Long Term Care

    10/21/2014 8:44:16 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.npr.org/blogs/health
    /2014/06/19/323356217/how-
    your-state-rates-in-terms-
    of-long-term-care I love in CT and next year hope to move near my family in Western NY--near Buffalo. Both of these states rate in the second quadrille. The results use a set of cr... Read more

  • SPAT October challenge-- I am 71% there!

    10/21/2014 8:11:05 PM, by CTUPTON

    I never thought I'd even get close to this many steps. Hurray for water aerobics. On land exercising hurts me but in the pool, I feel I can do anything! chris... Read more

  • Arctic Zero frozen dessert --150 cal. per pint

    10/21/2014 7:23:56 PM, by CTUPTON

    I have been eating ice cream in the evenings. I just tried strawberry Arctic Zero, I was happy to find it in my grocery store. It is not as dense as ice cream but not bad. One serving is 1/2 cup at 37 calories. No fat, just protein and carbs. I have not found an ingredient list yet. It c... Read more

  • Monthly check in: Sweetness

    10/21/2014 6:21:17 PM, by WILLBEA10

    The past few weeks have been in a word...awesome. I have been consistently weight training and doing my cardio every day. (Sunday being my day of rest) My muscles feel strong. And my mood has been so fantastic that I can't even begin to describe it....except to say that I feel terrific!... Read more

  • I'm Back From The Doctor's

    10/21/2014 5:53:07 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Hi Everybody, Well the doctor told me that I hurt my foot doing too much exercise! Prior to my starting my exercise routine I had been completely sedentary except for the occasional shopping trip & then I started working out 1-3 miles every day! (for several weeks in a row). Those who know me ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    10/21/2014 1:49:55 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Hubby is copping at work so that is good and I think that is helping his blood sugars as well because he is not sitting around like he was at home, so am hoping every thing has settled down.... Read more

  • Transitioning

    10/21/2014 1:40:16 PM, by SCULLY722

    Today was my last meeting of the VLCD (very low calorie diet) group. I have successfully completed 24 weeks of mostly shakes as my calorie intake. So, what happens now? Well, THANKFULLY they just started a transition group that will meet every other week for 12 weeks. That will get me through th... Read more

  • Trip with Grandson

    10/21/2014 12:12:05 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    We just took a four day trip with our 10 year old grandson. Took him to celebrate his birthday with his cousins. We had such a good time in Seattle. Ate way too much of far too many wrong things, but it was such fun to watch him be so grown up on the airplane, on boats, at fancy restaurants, muse... Read more

  • Goals for Tuesday 10/21/14

    10/21/2014 12:03:00 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Hello Sparklers, How are you today? Well, I called the doctor regarding my swollen, painful foot and have an appt. today - (finally). I just had 1.5 cornbread muffins for breakfast with water. Due to my foot I haven't gone grocery shopping so I'm really down to the bare min. in the kitchen rig... Read more

  • Day 54 - Countdown to Vacation

    10/21/2014 12:01:08 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Ouch! Another bad morning on the scale, but I do think I'm getting back on track. My fear is failure as in a few days I must drive out to care for my 100 year old mom. She really needs full time care and can't afford it. She refused to go into a nursing home. She has always been very selfish so... Read more

  • Completing week one today!

    10/21/2014 10:54:20 AM, by APPY-LAURIE

    I start my week day mornings with horse chores at 5:30 a.m. Well, I get out of bed at 5:30 and head for the barn, close enough. After breakfast I am always in a rush. Down some breakfast, shower, throw on some clothes, pack a lunch and head for town. I stop at my Mom's house on my way to work.... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/21/2014 10:17:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am ready for the job interview this afternoon. now i am taking some time to just relax. all of the birds say hi. my daughter sends hugs to all! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • AARRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGG

    10/21/2014 9:21:19 AM, by ANDREWMOM

    when you are at the point where you do not know what else to do... I am at a loss. He HAS been medically cleared. I wonder if we should just d/c the mirilax he is currently on and change to a fiber regimin and see if that makes any difference?? I have to call the doctor soon and give a report bu... Read more

  • Week 3/Day 2 - Sore!

    10/21/2014 9:20:34 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    I decided not to do a bonus workout last night. I normally would because it's a non teaching night. But I did not like how tired I felt Friday and Saturday last week. I also had a very intense workout session in the morning. So I chose to call it a day on the workout front. I got to bed 30 minutes ... Read more

  • Daily Life and growing old!

    10/21/2014 7:49:52 AM, by GOANNA2

    I was minding my own business and I heard a lot of noise outside my living room window. it was the kids next door kicking a football into my little porch. I told them to please go to the back and use their back yard. The kids said sorry and left. Then a few minutes later I hear more n... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    10/21/2014 6:57:22 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 21, 2014 LISTEN When we are devoted to God, we will want to listen to Him. We will want to obey Him. We will want to be wise as He calls us to be. When we are devoted to God, we will be wise and spend Him with Him daily. We will pray daily. We will read His word daily. When we are devot... Read more

  • Perspective on Changing Our Diet

    10/21/2014 6:33:07 AM, by CHERYL_ANNE

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  • 45 min walk 12979 steps.

    10/21/2014 4:00:38 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    45 min walk 12979 step count for last night. On track for the ten k steps a day fitness plan listed on my profile.... Read more

  • Tues

    10/21/2014 12:12:29 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Wow I wish life was better today sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • Beck: Day Two Choosing Diets

    10/20/2014 11:00:09 PM, by PAMAPPLE

    Day Two of the Beck Diet: Choosing a Diet, and a Backup Diet in case the other one is too hard to follow, or you get tired of doing the necessary things to maintain the diet. Main Diet: Gluten free and adding in foods to see any reactions ( I have been diagnosed with food allergies in the past,... Read more

  • Monday Monday

    10/20/2014 10:03:50 PM, by TERRI289

    I took the morning for myself.....no Zumba, just a slower paced morning and the running of some errands. Work was fine, and then I went to food shop and stop at the library. The evening has been fun. I made a good meal, with a small dessert, and the tv shows have been fun! Time for C... Read more

  • Burial Plans

    10/20/2014 9:13:18 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    A man and woman were married for many years. Whenever there was a confrontation, yelling could be heard deep into the night. The old man would shout, "When I die, I will dig my way up and out of the grave and come back and haunt you for the rest of your life!" Neighb... Read more

  • Total shoulder replacement set for Dec. 2--- oh dear.

    10/20/2014 8:25:16 PM, by CTUPTON

    This makes me really, really nervous. I know 3 people this doctor worked on and they are doing great. But I sure am not looking forward to it. chris... Read more

  • Frustrated... at a loss!

    10/20/2014 6:44:25 PM, by ANDREWMOM

    I do not know what to do anymore! My son continues to poop his pants (3x in school today!!) Hubby had to pick up in school and he is lying about it - like you can no smell it??????. I need a miracle to get him to stop. Medically he is cleared. They all think it is behavior. HE is controlling i... Read more

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    10/20/2014 6:38:25 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Dealing With: IsolationÖ But, Piece By Piece I Am Taking Parts of My Life Back.

    10/20/2014 6:38:18 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Goal Met 200,000 Spark Points!

    10/20/2014 6:36:25 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I set a goal of achieving 200,000 Spark Points back in 2012. Today, two years later, I achieved that goal! I am so excited that I just had to share my news!... Read more

  • New week, new goals!

    10/20/2014 5:50:30 PM, by CYN712

    Another week is here and still staying on track! I'm still losing slowly which I only lost .8 lbs. this past week but I'm total to 14 lbs. gone so far, so whoo hoo! That's something to celebrate and I'm happy for it! I don't feel as tired as before but I have so much more energy and I love it!!! I d... Read more

  • Day 55 - Countdown to Vacation

    10/20/2014 5:07:28 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    A bit sad today after gaining 2 pounds on trip to visit son's family. We ate out every day, usually twice each day. Had some amazing meals and did a lot of walking. But, walking did not counter all those calories and carbs. Today I'm getting back on track and hoping some of the weight is not act... Read more

  • Tuesday

    10/20/2014 2:07:24 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Hubby went to work yesterday they have cut his hours back a bit to help him, which I think is very kind, the diabetes nurse has said it will take awhile to settle his sugar levels but she has given him a range of 5 - 15 and I only need to test his levels twice a day now so that is good.... Read more

  • Goals for Monday 10/20/14

    10/20/2014 12:00:17 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Good morning everyone, Last night I baked Halloween funfetti cupcakes. Now, I just need to frost them and give some to my neighbor. They turned out good. I had one without the frosting. Without the frosting I think they are about 135 cals versus with the frosting about 291 cals. I got a ... Read more

  • Week Ends, Week Ends...why do you hate me so?

    10/20/2014 10:32:17 AM, by APPY-LAURIE

    Or shall I say, why do I always lose my brain on week ends? First thing I have to say is, why do I let week ends blow me away so much? I really let it down on week ends and this has been a problem for years. A good friend of mine who seems to have figured out the right combination to tak... Read more

  • Week 3/Day 1 (and week 2 recap) CLX and Body Combat

    10/20/2014 10:20:40 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    This weekend was weird for me. It was good but I was also very tired for some reason. I mentioned on Friday how tired I was. Well Saturday I was just as tired. I perked up later in the day but wow - so tired. I think I am not getting enough hours of sleep every night. Being that my morning ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    10/20/2014 10:20:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    i found out this morning that i have a job interview tomorrow afternoon. woo hoo! i am soo excited about it! it is for a 3 month opportunity, with the possibility of it going 6 months. i am due to hear this week from the place that runs the women's program if i passed both academic assessments or no... Read more

  • What I would do with an extra hour

    10/20/2014 9:19:50 AM, by 1CORINTHIANS

    Get more work done around the home. With 2 toddlers, my time is all wrapped in them and getting food prepped and cleanup.... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, October 20, 2014

    10/20/2014 6:34:46 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 20, 2014 PROTECTION If we were open up and share with each other our deepest burdens or secrets, we would better understand each other. Sharing with one another helps us grow stronger together and allows us to pray for one another. Many times we donít want to share with others what trou... Read more

  • Two levels.

    10/20/2014 3:16:07 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    I had a bit of a bad water weight gain when doctors found kidney stones this week. Bad pain on two levels with that issue. You can't work out, and then you look bad to boot.... Read more