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  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, December 18, 2014

    12/18/2014 7:27:19 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 18, 2014 SERVING GOD Whatever we think about the most is what we treasure the most. If our thoughts are always on money and things, well, that is where our treasure lies. If our thoughts are always on how good we can look and what we can buy to help us look better, then we are too foc... Read more

  • A blog a day for as long as it takes

    12/18/2014 1:34:42 AM, by TIME4CARRI

    I am so surprised by my own behavior. I so know what I want to do and I just am having a hard time getting back to living my healthy lifestyle. It's extremely frustrating and I feel my confidence slipping a little more each day. A few months ago, when I was rockin, I had to have my thyroid checked a... Read more

  • Iím SURE I Locked BOTH Locks Last Night! --- Problems From MSG???

    12/18/2014 1:16:21 AM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Thursday

    12/18/2014 12:38:27 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed have a great day sending prayers hug... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/17/2014 11:33:16 PM, by TERRI289

    This is how I started my day....just the best time. Got my Zumba on, my hair done, and a nap! Pretty awesome Wednesday! ... Read more

  • Nesting Mode

    12/17/2014 7:57:23 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Since I am going to have a radio frequency ablation on my lower back on Friday, I am spending today and tomorrow completing chores around the house, finishing gift wrapping, putting boxes away after decorating the tree, grooming and bathing the dogs, cleaning and straightening up areas where Christm... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/17/2014 12:52:15 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today i only have half day so i am pleased with that i have to get one of my work colleagues a Christmas present as i only have tomorrow to give it to her as i am on days off on Monday and she does her last day Monday then she is off until the 5th January.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/17/2014 11:55:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a job interview yesterday afternoon. i think it went rather well. i will know by the end of the week whether or not i got the job. my daughter has movie day at school today and she doesn't have to dress up,either and she can bring a pillow,too. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hel... Read more

  • The Meaning of Life

    12/17/2014 10:50:49 AM, by APPY-LAURIE

    credit, https://goodjujucompany.wordpr
    ess.com The meaning of life is quite simply to have Good Juju I saw a poster that said this, some time back. Whether it is true or not, I am not going to worry. Juju has many me... Read more

  • Another day of seeing his DD

    12/17/2014 8:25:20 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning; My DS is so into his daughter. Two times a day he visits with his daughter. His ex has been extremely cooperative. His daughter calls him daddy and tells him that she loves him. DS and fiancťe hit a bump in the road. She turns to her mother and mother is one of these overpro... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    12/17/2014 6:06:27 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 17, 2014 DO GOOD WORKS Itís a busy time of year where we should be focusing on the birth of Jesus and giving to others but, if we are honest, we are focusing too much on ourselves. We are running around getting things done for Christmas. We are thinking about what we need to do, new w... Read more

  • Hump day

    12/17/2014 12:10:37 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blesses it is haes when you have no family be blessed sending prayers hugz... Read more

  • Hump day

    12/17/2014 12:10:36 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blesses it is haes when you have no family be blessed sending prayers hugz... Read more

  • Last day of the Semester...yay!!!

    12/16/2014 10:08:53 PM, by TERRI289

    Today was high intensity...lots of students trying to finish up. Worked an extra hour and a half and several managed to finish..YAY!!!! I had dinner with two close friends, and our husbands..what a wonderful time. Food was yummy and company even better. Sweet dreams... ... Read more

  • Severe Chemical Poisoning AGAIN!!! (Could it be from my filament Christmas tree?)

    12/16/2014 8:13:13 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Being Awake to Our Blessings

    12/16/2014 4:49:03 PM, by ROSARIODLT

    There are times when I walk past my list of goals, a list I did in the last few weeks that I posted in a place I could view everyday, and while I look at it I wonder about its significance. I wonder what that list would mean without the people I love and I know then and there that it would only be a... Read more

  • Help for Insulin Resistance/ weight loss

    12/16/2014 3:18:01 PM, by MZZCHIEF

    Hey Sparkers! I've been trying out a host of herbals in an attempt to get some of this pesky weight off, caused in part by insulin resistance/ high blood sugar after meals. Using these herbs doesn't mean I have carte blanche to eat as much and whatever I want. I still need to keep a... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/16/2014 12:45:34 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Our thoughts and prayers should now be with the 80 odd children who have been shot by the teleban in Parkistan and the 60 odd adults at the school for the military.... Read more

  • The blind men and the elephant

    12/16/2014 8:51:00 AM, by OLDEROWL

    I enjoyed John Godfrey Saxe's ( 1816-1887) version of the famous Indian legend: It was six men of Indostan, To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind), That each by observation Might satisfy his mind. The First approach'd the Elephant, ... Read more

  • Wonderful news - there is hope!

    12/16/2014 8:42:33 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning: DS went to visit DD yesterday 2x. Ex was very cooperative. At the second visit, DD actually hugged DS. I was sent a photo. He called last night. He was 10 ft high. He says now I can be a real father. But the most surprising thing is that he asked if ex and DD could go and see... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    12/16/2014 7:18:51 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 16, 2014 STORING OUR TREASURES Many of us have a place where we keep our special things. We have somewhere we put them to protect them. However, there is no place we can put our earthly treasures that will truly protect them. Eventually they will be gone. That is why we are to store ou... Read more

  • SparkCoach prompt "One Sentence Feelings"

    12/16/2014 6:55:44 AM, by SJESSCAG

    How can one describe an entire day's worth of feelings in one sentence? Fine, here it goes: "Today I am feeling overwhelmingly stressed about my underwhelming existence and painfully obvious flaws." Yes, I realize that's an entirely pessimistic outlook, but it's my outlook for today. ... Read more

  • What Does GOD Have To Do With My FitBit?

    12/16/2014 5:56:50 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Singing "All I want for Christmas is a Fitbit Charge" They have a new one coming out! It has a heart rate monitor! I need to save up! I have hope... You see, long before I ever get my heart rate up into a calorie burning zone, the pain form my disabilities kick in and crush me. I hold hope that that... Read more

  • baby steps back

    12/16/2014 3:10:30 AM, by TIME4CARRI

    I'm not totally sure what is going on. There was a time only a few weeks ago I swore I'd never mistreat myself the way I had in the past. I was feeling so good and on top of it even through some stressors. The whole thing has gone to pot and I can say the amount of food I have consumed would count a... Read more

  • Tuesday

    12/16/2014 12:32:31 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day hugx... Read more

  • Monday night

    12/15/2014 11:00:37 PM, by TERRI289

    It was good day, and the next to last day of the semester-woo hoo! Zumba was good, and I got some errands done after work. Good day all around...time to sleep! ... Read more

  • A Rough Beginning

    12/15/2014 3:09:29 PM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    I went to visit some friends this weekend and wasn't able to track what I ate, or exercise. I was afraid to step on the scale this morning for my weekly weigh-in (I've forced myself to only do it weekly so the scale isn't the focus of my journey) and was pleased to see that I still lost about 2lbs s... Read more

  • Tuesday

    12/15/2014 12:38:27 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today the weather is a bit overcast and suppose to be showers. My prayers go out to the families of the hostages in Sydney for there 15 hour ordeal it really must have been very scary for them.... Read more

  • Monday

    12/15/2014 11:42:47 AM, by ALICEART2010

    Well howdy folks, Today is Monday and I need to run a few errands. I have yet to eat because I don't know what I am going to eat. I am back tracking again, I took the weekend off because I had company. Such is life. I want to get back into school for the spring semester and trying to get transcri... Read more

  • talked to DH about yesterday

    12/15/2014 10:54:01 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; DH is so tired of the problems with DS and his adjusting to his disability. DS was doing fine, but now this legal case. He knows from the past DS's ex is a real crazy person. So he expects much drama this week and he is so tired of it. Now all these visits to see his daughter w... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/15/2014 9:31:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    I returned a call from a different company regarding a different job. I am researching the company this morning, so when I hear back from them, I will know quite a bit about the company. My daughter is feeling a lot better and she went to school today. I will step up my efforts to get more of my onl... Read more

  • Gingerbread Houses and Rest!

    12/15/2014 9:01:29 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Had a fantastic weekend. Saturday morning I woke up and went to get my hair done. Actually got a lot cut off. It's only just past my shoulders in length now and it had been down to my bum! hahaha But it was too long and kept getting tangled. Than my son and I decorated gingerbread houses and ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, December 15, 2014

    12/15/2014 7:13:47 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 15, 2014 OTHER GODS When our treasures are stored in the things of the world, it shows. People see us with things and hear us talk about everything in the world but rarely hear us talk about God. If our words are all about the things of the world rather than Jesusí resurrection and God... Read more

  • The Perks of Being Over 50

    12/15/2014 3:16:53 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    -- Kidnappers are not very interested in you. -- In a hostage situation, you are likely to be released first. -- No one expects you to run into a burning building. -- People call at 9 PM and ask, "Did I wake you?" -- People no longer view you as a hypochondriac. -- Ther... Read more

  • 10 Days Till Christmas

    12/15/2014 1:34:01 AM, by BEST_OF_ARIN

    As I sit at my computer, in the dark, at 12:10 AM on December 15 of 2014, I find myself stumped at what has become my life. I have two of the most awesome kids, a hard working husband who drives me batty but who puts up with my crap just the same as I do his, a great support of family and I have exc... Read more

  • New Week

    12/15/2014 12:57:44 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Wnjoy your week be blessed sending prayers hug... Read more

  • Saturday/Sunday

    12/14/2014 9:07:10 PM, by TERRI289

    Saturday was good, family Christmas party in Lancaster. it was a nice time. Sunday, an open house with good friends. Another excellent party. Relaxing with episodes of Arrow..Have a great week! ... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/14/2014 7:46:48 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Well Friends, I hope that you had a great weekend! My friend came to visit and help organize my house. We worked and worked and worked. Now the house is very organized. She stayed Friday night through Sunday and by Sunday. I am tired. Talk later. I hope you had a great weekend!... Read more

  • A Lovely Service

    12/14/2014 6:30:10 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    We had a lovely service yesterday for hubby's brother. It was hard to see all of the tears and feel the sadness all around us. The only joyous one was Jackson. He did a happy dance when we walked through the door of our house. Hubby and I were so exhausted that we were dragging. Still, I took o... Read more

  • Sleigh bells ringing (week 40 recap)

    12/14/2014 5:54:43 PM, by RED456838

    Christmas is just 10 days away - OMG! There hasn't been any time to get into the spirit, although the big dump of snow we got this week has helped. I have most of the shopping done, but the wrapping hasn't started. The kids would snoop anyhow. Our tree is up. My son actually put it... Read more

  • Saterday Body VERY HOT!!! Is It From SUGAR? --- 'S' Withdrawal From Enalapril Going VERY Nicely

    12/14/2014 3:20:53 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • it's sunday

    12/14/2014 12:57:32 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week has begun. my daughter is feeling a bit under the weather today. so she is taking it easy. it is her last week of school this week and she wants to be well rested so she can enjoy it. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,,hello! as for me, i am catching up on some of my online ... Read more

  • Monday

    12/14/2014 12:28:09 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Yah only one more week to go then holiday, but then in saying that I have 1 day to work on the 29th and then off till the 6 th January I think I need that break.... Read more

  • DS is off to see his DD

    12/14/2014 9:20:03 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning: took DS and GF to airport. I thought we would have a problem with DS - no it was DH. He wanted to argue about anything and be stubborn out of the earshot of DS. I told him what the hell is wrong with you. He used to get like this when the kids are around. It is not helpful at al... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, December 14, 2014

    12/14/2014 6:54:25 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 14, 2014 TREASURING TIME There are times when we are way too busy. We have so much going on that when we finally stop, we are exhausted. It doesnít matter what time of year it is. In the winter, spring, summer or fall, we need to take time for God. We canít continue to use our time for... Read more

  • And then It is Winter

    12/14/2014 3:01:52 AM, by GOANNA2

    AND THEN IT IS WINTER... THIS IS RIGHT ON THE NOSE. ........READ IT SLOWLY... I DON'T KNOW WHO WROTE IT, BUT I AM GUESSING IT WAS A SENIOR!!! I FIRST STARTED READING THIS EMAIL & WAS READING FAST UNTIL I REACHED THE THIRD SENTENCE. I STOPPED AND STARTED OVER READING SLOWER AND THINKING ABOUT EV... Read more

  • Tracking the Weather

    12/14/2014 12:36:45 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    It was October and the Indians on a remote reservation asked their new Chief if the coming winter was going to be cold or mild. Since he was a Chief in a modern society he had never been taught the old secrets. When he looked at the sky he couldn't tell what the winter was going to be like. Neverthe... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/13/2014 11:33:53 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Took my great granddaughter for her 1st Christmas party this morning she got very unrested as she was tired but she got a nice gift she is only 14 months old so I think she will enjoy it more next year.... Read more

  • slicing slices

    12/13/2014 9:35:14 PM, by ROUTE26

    I had 2 whole wheat toast with peanut butter for breakfast. To make it last, I cut each slice into four pieces so I had a total of 8 pieces. It is amazing what a difference that made!! I also eat real slow which make it last so much longer. Day 2 today and still going strong!... Read more

  • Winter blues

    12/13/2014 8:39:32 PM, by NYCALIGIRL

    Wow it's been for ever as I have been so busy with life, work, school, family and everything. I barely have time for me these days. With winter setting in, and the days growing shorter, are year is also coming to a close which means soon enough I will be another year older. I'm feeling a bit of s... Read more

  • 'S' NEVER HAD Kidney Disease!!! --- Changes for 'S' That I Hope Will Make Things Better

    12/13/2014 2:32:54 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • sunrise, sunrise

    12/13/2014 11:05:57 AM, by LDFRANCO

    Sunrise sunrise, looks like mornin' in your eyes ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    12/13/2014 9:55:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off in a while to spend some time with my daughter today. woo hoo! the weekend is here! hurray! i'm catching up on some computer work, then i am off to spend time with her. i heard from another place regarding a different job i applied to. i will get back to them today and let them know i am def... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, December 13, 2014

    12/13/2014 7:49:53 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 13, 2014 SERVING OTHERS When we keep our blessings and gifts to ourselves, we arenít helping others as God has called us to do. When we shut our ears to those who are poor because we want to keep all our treasures for ourselves, we are being selfish. God wants us to help those who are ... Read more

  • Nice Friday

    12/12/2014 11:40:27 PM, by TERRI289

    The end of the semester is near--yay! Two days to go..woot woot! Zumba classes were fun, both the one that I taught and the one that I took. Eating today was good. My staples are still in place... Had fun with friends after work...they drank, I had club soda and soup! Good night,... Read more

  • Saturday

    12/12/2014 7:59:48 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Hubby had an appointment with the Diabetic nurse yesterday and I went with him and because of all the ups and down with his blood sugars she spoke to a Diabetic Dr and with that they have changed his insulin and I now give it to him in the morning instead of 8.O'Clock at night so he has it with his... Read more

  • Thursday Evening SO HOT & Night Sweats!!! Is It From Sugar??? /// Fed Up With ĎSí Chaos & Defiance

    12/12/2014 4:40:02 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Friday

    12/12/2014 2:56:18 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Hi Friends, I have been so tired lately so today I rested most of the day. I have a friend who is supposed to be coming over today from Houston but I haven't heard from her and her cell phone is turned off so I am like what is going on???? I REALLY hope she shows up 'cause I was looking f... Read more

  • So close to ONEderland - Update and progress pics

    12/12/2014 11:58:10 AM, by MJ-SHE-BEAST

    In 19 days we will see the end of 2014, the year of my rebirth, the year when friends, family, and total strangers pulled together to donate money, purchase t-shirts, rummage sale goods and baked goods in order to help me get the much needed gastric sleeve surgery that would give me a second chance ... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/12/2014 11:25:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm taking it easy today. it was very challenging getting through the snow the other day. i haven't made any plans for the weekend yet. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! my daughter has only one more week left of school and she is off until just after new year's day. she is counti... Read more

  • A rough night yesterday

    12/12/2014 9:51:12 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning. DS is going to see his daughter. He has not been on pain medication for quite a while - not b/c he has not pain, but b/c doctors are not prescribing them. I do not know how DS does it. But yesterday he goes to doctor thinking b/c of his trip he will get some. He hasn't been on a pl... Read more

  • Midnight Callers and Too Much Chocolate!

    12/12/2014 9:13:13 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Whew! I ended up having to shovel again before dinner yesterday. It was just snowing steadily all day. Thank goodness I shoveled in the morning or else it would of been so packed down. I did more Christmas baking last night. I made only one batch of gingerbread dough as I only wanted to make... Read more

  • Good News, Bad News

    12/12/2014 8:46:08 AM, by AQUAGIRL08

    The good news is that Jackson is adjusting pretty well. After over a week of silence, he has started barking again, eating normally, drinking lots of water and is sleeping more. He is pacing less at night - good news for hubby and me since he was waking us up with his pacing. He does need a lot o... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, December 12, 2014

    12/12/2014 7:49:47 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 12, 2014 WHEN WE TREASURE PLEASURE Itís fun to have fun. Always is. Always will be. However, when we treasure pleasure all the time, we may have a problem. When we focus on doing fun things and stop being responsible, we will quickly lose respect from others. When we spend time looking... Read more

  • 60 min walk 16854 steps.

    12/12/2014 2:18:10 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    60 min walk with 16854 steps and 30 mins on the Elliptical was my workout for last night. On track for the 10 k steps a day plan listed on my profile.... Read more

  • TGIF

    12/12/2014 1:52:11 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    well I have walked a mile in others shoes and it is not so much fun be blessed sending hugs joy and love... Read more

  • Enjoying

    12/11/2014 10:46:25 PM, by TERRI289

    I took a look at the staples in my leg..it is sort of bruised but doesn't hurt unless I bump into something. Trying not to bump into things.. Work was busy, two coworkers did something very sweet. One brought me cut up cantaloupe and the other brought me coffee. How considerate! Tried to C... Read more

  • Weather Stone

    12/11/2014 10:08:52 PM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • 'S' Living On 'Borrowed Time'?

    12/11/2014 10:07:16 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Oh Yah...

    12/11/2014 9:51:46 PM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • Yah! Friday

    12/11/2014 12:41:09 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Can't wait for this day to finish, I am not busy this morning but busy this afternoon. I am taking my Great Granddaughter to a Christmas party on Sunday even though last year she was not 3 months old so she will be older this year so she should enjoy herself.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    12/11/2014 10:05:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter did sing to me one of the songs her class sang at the concert. she updated me on the whole thing as well. i am working extra today on my online courses. it is really snowing here this morning. so i thought i may as well use the extra time to do some more course work. i want to be all cau... Read more

  • Let it Snow, Let it Snow..Let it Snow!!

    12/11/2014 9:16:43 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Last night I did some more baking...completely forgot to pop a piece of gum in my mouth so I sampled more than I wanted too. It's mindless sampling really. Once I realized I said 'Amber stop - you'll get a bad tummy ache!" haha. I try to eat clean so much that when I do things like sample my Chri... Read more

  • Relaxing!

    12/11/2014 9:15:25 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    It's stressful at work. We've lost 2 people in my section and they haven't been replaced, so it's putting stress on the rest of us. Plus, we've gotten more projects as well. Yes, I am VERY grateful I have a job. . . I'm going today to Naples (FL) to see my grandangels. Their school is havi... Read more

  • woke up with an achy upper arm

    12/11/2014 8:52:43 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I think I must have bruised my arm during strength training. I am taking the day off from the gym. The cold weather here does not help an injury. Now I know how my son feels. I bought for my DS a throw with a heating element in it. I gave it to him early. He says that it is wonde... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, December 11, 2014

    12/11/2014 6:45:15 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 11, 2014 HOW QUICKLY WE FORGET There are times in our lives where we struggle. It may be due to health issues. It may be in a relationship. It may be finances. However, we all have struggles at some point in our lives. And get through them. And once we get through them the important th... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/11/2014 1:38:54 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Long day again lots of therapy enjoy your day be blessed sending prayers... Read more

  • Lovely day after Birthday

    12/10/2014 10:34:44 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a good day...taught Zumba, took another Zumba class, and then off to work. Work was good and then it was off to a doctor appointment. Decent bill of health and time for another dexascan, mammo, and colonoscopy. January is going to be fun....hee hee. Have a happy night!! ... Read more

  • 15 Carb *Servings* In ONE Meal!!! /// Speaking to The Devil Again After 3+ Days SilenceÖ

    12/10/2014 10:05:54 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • And a Big Welcome to me!

    12/10/2014 5:36:47 PM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    Hi there! If you're reading this, welcome to my SparkPage. I'm new here, just checking in, thought I'd do this whole blog thing. So I have a lot of reasons for wanting to lose weight, most of all wanting to be healthy and all of that standard, cliche stuff. I figured I needed some real motivati... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/10/2014 12:33:52 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Contacted the Diabetic nurse yesterday and found out I was doing something wrong so last night did what I was suppose to do and hid sugar levels were back to 6.3 which I was happy with and hubby went to work feeling better.... Read more

  • Good Morning!

    12/10/2014 11:53:39 AM, by ALICEART2010

    Hello Spark Friends, Well, I didn't sleep very well at all last night. I tossed and turned and heard every little sound. It was very frustrating. So, here I am not in the best of moods. It's been a rough month so far. It started out really good but has become very emotional. I've had a lot of ... Read more

  • My goal

    12/10/2014 10:34:32 AM, by TAMMYRENEED

    I am finally putting in writing my goal in weight loss. I want to lose 100 pounds by Christmas of 2015. To do so I will be going to the gym at least 5 times per week and eating under 1300 calories per day.I will definitely need the support of my Spark Buddies. Thank you all.... Read more

  • Baking, giggles and great workouts!

    12/10/2014 8:51:17 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Last night the hubby was really not feeling well and he wanted to just read. I decided to start my Christmas baking. I made my snowball cookies which are my hubby's favorite. I wanted to help him feel a bit better so I made them and told him I would love if he could sample them to ensure I made th... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    12/10/2014 7:26:54 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 10, 2014 THE GAMES WE PLAY We really need to think about all the games we play that consume our time. Not just Internet games or smart phone games, but games in life. We need to look at the games we play with relationships. We need to look at games we play in our health. What chances a... Read more

  • A few laffs

    12/10/2014 12:28:16 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    In Court My boss is without peer when it comes to the rules and regulations that customs officials must follow. But when it comes to the law, well, that's a different story. We were attending a court case in which we were prosecuting a smuggler. The judge asked the court, "Who is making t... Read more

  • Late Nite Funnies

    12/10/2014 12:06:19 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    It was a great week for Jimmy Fallon. He welcomed a baby girl. Congratulations, Fallons! In this modern society, your little girl can grow up to be anything she wants. Except of course a late-night talk-show host. -Craig Ferguson A marine biologist in California discovered a very rare 12-pound ... Read more

  • A lovely birthday

    12/9/2014 10:56:50 PM, by TERRI289

    Even with the continual rain, it was a wonderful day. Work was good, students worked hard, and I got lots of birthday wishes and hugs. Good day for me. My leg staples seem to be holding. It will interesting to see how I make out with my class tomorrow. Dinner at the diner included being wa... Read more

  • Canít Let ĎMí Go Downstairs Any More /// Not Speaking to The Devil & Loviní the Peace!

    12/9/2014 10:05:20 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • alone

    12/9/2014 1:46:53 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    have no family that will take me in or help me,i found out today my daughters moving a girl into my moms room so cuz she has no family,a stranger,guess i am not family.this is hurting me bad but they dont care.i told her and she calls me "dumb" cuz i feel hurt and feel the way i do,that they should ... Read more

  • Happier Holidays

    12/9/2014 12:51:58 PM, by SCULLY722

    Well, after busting my butt at the gym last night and getting a good 8 hours of sleep, my holiday blues are starting to go away (see last blog post). It felt good to be back at the gym, and I ended up doing 10 minutes on the elliptical and 31 minutes (6 miles) on the stationary bike. Needless to s... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/9/2014 12:49:25 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Hubby's blood sugar levels have gone up again this morning it was 16.1 but on checking his insulin pen it is not going down so I think he is not getting his insulin so I have contacted his diabetic nurse so I hope she will get back to me today.... Read more

  • Good Morning!

    12/9/2014 12:23:41 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Hi Folks, How are you? I am well. I am back down to my ticker weight of 233(.5) because I have been eating within calories for the last few days & drinking 8 cups of water every day. YAY! I pray that I can just keep this up. I even splurged on marshmallows last night - several handfuls - I was... Read more

  • preferences

    12/9/2014 11:01:59 AM, by JELABEDI

    Over the years I've learned how to substitute several foods for things I wouldn't put in my body. Now most of you are gonna think sugary sweets or fried stuff. No my taste buds balk at more mundane things I'm afraid. I do have a wild sweet tooth. Fried stuff, not so much. Im pretty sure my distast... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/9/2014 10:09:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mild day here today. at my daughter's school today, there will be a christmas concert for just an hour. i am usually there. today, due to my courses,i am not able to make it. i told her to tell me all about it later. all of the birds say hi! i will continue to work on my online courses and look fo... Read more

  • Long time coming--20 pounds off!

    12/9/2014 9:42:36 AM, by BECKYF3506

    I'm so excited. I saw 277 on the scale this morning, which means I'm 20 pounds lighter! It's been a long time coming, about a year, but that's okay. I'm just glad to see it. I have two mini-goals coming up: getting to 275 or under by the end of this year, and getting to 273, which will fin... Read more

  • Rest is Important

    12/9/2014 9:03:49 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Phew! Had a great weekend but was super tired. The little guy got up on both Saturday and Sunday at 4:40 am! So early - did some research and am currently in the process of 'sleep training' my son to realize that it's not time to get up until 6 am. That's the time we have to get up during the week... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, December 9, 2014

    12/9/2014 6:25:17 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    December 9, 2014 WORKAHOLICS Some of us stay extra-busy. We work all the time. It may be on our jobs. It may be at home. It may be in the church or community or in some organization. The reasons we work hard may be for the money or it may be a way to escape some sort of reality we donít want to... Read more

  • food was a old friend no more

    12/9/2014 5:25:56 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Last night I had a lot of emotions I was repressing and it turned into a numbing anger. Before I realized I was going down that road (which often leads to depression), I was acting out in anger and also tried "soothing" myself with food (it did nothing for me and felt pointless). I finally allowed t... Read more

  • my blessing for you

    12/9/2014 5:13:51 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    For each and everyone of you that is having a tough time, pain or issues of any kind, I wish to say to you that your not alone and loved. I wish to also send you my smiles, laughs, happiness, positive vibes, peace, harmony, understanding, kindness, caring, strength, compassion, passion, my hopes, wi... Read more