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  • New Week

    11/24/2014 12:15:17 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and be happy sending prayers and boessings hugx... Read more

  • Sunday night

    11/23/2014 9:18:41 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a busy day.. Errand running, playing with the puppy, trying to work my new mp3 player, talking to several friends... Ok, I am exhausted...Have a happy week!!! ... Read more

  • Fibro-fog

    11/23/2014 4:57:41 PM, by CTUPTON

    I just cleaned of the piles of stuff from my desk. It took "no time"at all. But the stuff has been sitting there for weeks. That is what fibro-fog does. chris... Read more

  • Sunday Blog

    11/23/2014 3:27:34 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Hello Friends, Well today has been good so far, the hubs and I went to church and then we went to eat breakfast (or lunch rather). Then we went to the hubs friends house to talk to his son about weight training. He works at Planet Fitness so he knows something about weight loss. He basic... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/23/2014 2:27:58 PM, by MOMMY445

    today is my dad's birthday! happy birthday,dad! my uncle is treating him and my mom, along with my daughter, to lunch today. i will be hearing this week whether or not i go for an interview for the same company that called me on friday afternoon. i will continue to work in both of my online courses ... Read more

  • Monday

    11/23/2014 2:10:09 PM, by JTREMBATH

    My day off today I am very tired went down to the farm yesterday and hubby did not eat or drink all the time we were there even though he was asked if he wanted anything so when we got home checked his blood sugar and they were over 16 which was not good.... Read more

  • Sunday Morning, Fog

    11/23/2014 11:46:23 AM, by APPY-LAURIE

    photo credit to Today we have gray dismal looking weather. Kinda Foggy. Sorta Rainy. Very Gray. Not very motivating. I've drank alot of coffee and have switched to water. I had ... Read more

  • At it again

    11/23/2014 9:43:16 AM, by MOMTROY

    OK, gained all the weight back plus some. As usual. But, this time I have the medical issues to deal with as well as the weight. Time to work at this full time and not give up.... Read more

  • Book: The Sixth Extinction

    11/23/2014 9:39:55 AM, by CTUPTON

    by Elizabeth Kolbert Wow-the premise is that humans are a "weedy creature." And that humans have contributed greatly to the extinctions of living species in the past and will continue to do so. Elizabeth Kolbert does have a "wa... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, November 23, 2014

    11/23/2014 6:53:01 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    November 23, 2014 OVERWHELMING GLORY When we live in this world only focusing on the sin and the issues of the world, we are not focusing on God. When we donít focus on God, we canít see His glory. However, when we become true followers of Christ, we will want to stop focusing on the world and... Read more

  • Gods Day

    11/23/2014 12:13:32 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and send light love joy hapiness and prayers and hugx... Read more

  • PROOF: That Gluten Has A SEVERE Effect On My Neurological Functions

    11/22/2014 11:22:18 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Saturday night

    11/22/2014 10:36:34 PM, by TERRI289

    Gotup too early....4:50 am. Got the chores done, and taught the last SAT class. I will miss them but not working in Saturdays. I had a nice afternoon with dh and pets...a wonderful nap with my Dimitri is quite restorative! Enjoy your weekend!! ... Read more

  • Free Cell Solitaire on the AARP web site

    11/22/2014 7:30:30 PM, by CTUPTON
    ecell/freecell.aspx An easy way to pass an hour or so..... chris... Read more

  • Great Coats!

    11/22/2014 5:25:29 PM, by APPY-LAURIE

    What a change in weather. All week it was around zero with nasty wind and just nasty nasty! Todays it is around 40 & the snow has melted. I turned down the furnace and cracked open some windows. I am busy busy, cleaning and organizing the house. I was getting pretty warm. The kids are having ... Read more

  • i need a meeting

    11/22/2014 5:13:30 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Beginning to see and experience the difference between childish and child like. A childish 56 year old is not very pretty. A child -like 56 year old is a beautiful creation of God. Full of love, trust. Compassion. Able to use her past drama in a positive way to help others. That is my goal fro... Read more

  • Paneras low fat chicken tortilla soup

    11/22/2014 3:11:43 PM, by CTUPTON

    I got a container at the supermarket. I enjoyed it. I did not have the tortilla chips with it so it was low cal. Yeah, sodium but not awful. chris... Read more

  • What a summer/fall

    11/22/2014 2:22:43 PM, by DZZSHORTSTACK Well it was four weeks yesterday that my dear sweet husband lost his battle with cancer. This song was given to me and my family. I just wanted to share. Through out this whole ordeal-which started the end of May our family-especially my husband have been t... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/22/2014 2:21:49 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Just watching the rugby game between the All Blacks and Wales and the All Blacks are in the lead 34 to 16, have been for my walk and our youngest son is going to pick us up and we are going down to our other sons farm.... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/22/2014 12:47:27 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Food morning have a blessed day sending prayers and love to all that need it hugx... Read more

  • Good Saturday Morning

    11/22/2014 11:55:11 AM, by ALICEART2010

    Well I had a big breakfast at McDonalds this morning so my remaining calories are 180-530. I really don't have many plans this weekend, just need to get the house in order and get the lawn mowed. Hubby is having friends over to help and to give help to. One of his friends has a son who is going to s... Read more

  • My birthday, my goal.

    11/22/2014 11:49:54 AM, by BIKERMOM1960

    Well today is my birthday, I am 54 years young, and I am trying to get healthy so that when it comes time to retire, I'll feel like doing something and going places. Anyway, I had set a goal to lose 50# by my birthday. Well here it is, and I have reached my goal of 50#. Anyway I ... Read more

  • to get to sleep imagine warm honey from head to toe...

    11/22/2014 9:38:36 AM, by CTUPTON

    This is how a friend of mine gets to sleep. It is her nightly meditation. She says she imagines feeling this on her skin starting on her head and face, down her arms, down her chest and get the idea! chris... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/22/2014 9:28:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am catching up on some computer work today. then i'm off to spend some time with my daughter. all of the birds say hi! my daughter is enjoying the weather these days. a great day to get outdoors and have some fun! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, November 22, 2014

    11/22/2014 7:41:44 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    Sorry I missed a few days. I had emergency gall bladder surgery. I am doing better and all glory to God for His healing!!! ***** November 22, 2014 OVERWHELMED IN AWE There are times in life where we are overwhelmed in awe. We canít believe what we have seen. We canít believe what we h... Read more

  • Friday night lights

    11/21/2014 11:53:35 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a relief to get to Friday. Regular stuff was good(Zumba, the college) and the I got the replacement lenses for my classes. Love new clear! Quiet evening with dh and tv...getting prepped for tomorrow's last SAT class. Happy Weekend!! ... Read more

  • First major day in my less stressful life

    11/21/2014 9:55:04 PM, by RAZZKAT

    Today I went in to Walmart to do computer learnings and finished around 1:15. They let me leave early which was good because I was super tired. I go in tomorrow for floor training from 10a to 7p so that will be fun. I am in Apparel and Home Goods I believe so other than clothing, I am not sure what... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/21/2014 7:43:46 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today has turned out to be a lovely day it was suppose to rain because I went for my walk early for that reason but you cannot predict the weather.... Read more

  • Make an online dinner and share it to give food to people needing food.

    11/21/2014 5:28:07 PM, by CTUPTON
    ed/thankful4ag/chrono ... Read more

  • Getting the Pretty Back!

    11/21/2014 2:59:37 PM, by ALICEART2010

    There's a book by Molly Ringwald called "Getting the Pretty Back". That's how I feel about weight loss. I know I should love myself as I am but I have a really hard time doing that. The truth is that I feel fat (and I AM fat). I am eager to get these pounds off so that I can (hopefully) feel pretty ... Read more

  • A Dog's Story

    11/21/2014 2:02:26 PM, by TUBLADY

    A guy is driving around the back woods of Virginia and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty style house:"Talking Dog For Sale." He knocks on the door and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into the backyard and sees a nice looking Labrador retri... Read more

  • TGIF

    11/21/2014 1:01:57 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Happy be blessed sending prayers hugx... Read more

  • TGIF

    11/21/2014 1:01:56 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Happy be blessed sending prayers hugx... Read more

  • Doing everything "right", not losing?

    11/21/2014 12:16:09 PM, by MZZCHIEF

    You may have insulin resistance a condition that precedes type 2 diabetes. Here's how this goes: Your doc will tell you to lose weight... like you have a mirror already! You do everything "right". You eat healthy foods in the proper amount. You exercise. You get adequate sleep. Y... Read more

  • Endo follow up from 11/19/2014

    11/21/2014 11:52:30 AM, by BF1850

    So I had my most recent Endo appointment this past Wed. My TSH's are better then they were last time. In May, it went up to 2.86 and this time it was down to .38. It's Hyper, but at least that explains my elevated TPA of 140 and Thyroglobulin of 15. My B12 is getting lower. My last B12 was done... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/21/2014 11:52:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from my good friend who is overseas today. I gave him a brief update of what I have been doing and how I am doing. earlier, I was thinking about him and how he is doing. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep, including two that one of my good friend's neighbours are minding t... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/21/2014 11:52:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from my good friend who is overseas today. I gave him a brief update of what I have been doing and how I am doing. earlier, I was thinking about him and how he is doing. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep, including two that one of my good friend's neighbours are minding t... Read more

  • Old Man Winter, drying me up!

    11/21/2014 10:54:37 AM, by APPY-LAURIE

    Minus 2 degrees in the lowest part of the valley driving to work today. Yesterday the driving wind and low temperatures...Chill Factor! Much?! The furnace running all the time. Winter is playing havoc with my skin in a b... Read more

  • Coasting (week 35-37 recap)

    11/21/2014 9:01:26 AM, by RED456838

    I am in a slump. I keep telling myself to get going, but I don't move. On a positive note, I have kept to my food plan. My DH and I celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary. We both feel very lucky to have spent half of our li... Read more

  • Another needy person

    11/21/2014 8:24:41 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; yesterday I had my regular tea with my neighbor. she is getting very needy. she wants more attention from me. Her husband and her do nothing except go out for a meal each day. They both look like they are 15 years older than they are. Yesterday, she was really emotional - which w... Read more

  • Happy Friday!!

    11/21/2014 7:34:38 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    It's Friday, my favorite day of the week. Will be working at the condo this weekend. I hope I can finish all my projects and start moving boxes on Sunday.... Read more

  • A Year Gone

    11/21/2014 12:13:44 AM, by BEST_OF_ARIN

    It's been an entire year since I weighed in at 177. I could not believe it. I had lost 31 pounds and was feeling AMAZING. Today I stepped on the scale and it showed me 209. I have gained 32 pounds in the last year. That alone, makes me want to vomit. What the hell have I done?? I have never been so ... Read more

  • One door closes to another opening

    11/20/2014 10:47:26 PM, by RAZZKAT

    Today was very exciting and sad because it was my last day at the salon I have been at for a little over a year now, but it was time to step back and get my things in order and unfortunately, at the time I can afford to get a cab to Sterling almost every day. So tomorrow I start at Walmart from 9a-... Read more

  • Ups and downs and hanging tough

    11/20/2014 8:16:43 PM, by TERRI289

    All sorts of funky mug spilled with cover on inside lunch bag, computer glitch almost shut down first class, biopsy on mole on leg came back precancerous.....sigh. Good news is that is it getting removed next month or sooner, after I check with the doctor. New motto: challenges w... Read more

  • Day 16

    11/20/2014 4:08:12 PM, by MJJB19

    Well, here I am just passed the halfway mark so let's have a little review from the past few days. I have been doing pretty well with the no-sugar and following the basics of the Paleo diet. I am finding that I am craving sugar a lot less - especially around 3 - 4 pm where I would usually cave. ... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    11/20/2014 12:43:11 PM, by JTREMBATH

    My son from Hamilton had to go up to Albany yesterday and today so instead of going all the way home he came and stayed with us it was great to catch up. I have just found out that we are going to keep our place out here instead of going over to the other hospital great news as it would have been a ... Read more

  • Other Buffalo bad winters...

    11/20/2014 12:40:59 PM, by CTUPTON

    winter of '77 1999 (40+ inches), and 1966 (32 in w/ high winds on top of 18 preexisting inches) beat 1977...sorry to say, I was here for all 3. Not that 77 was any picnic. 1993 sucked too. then there was the Ice storm of 91.... Read more

  • FAVE gut interviews today only

    11/20/2014 11:15:38 AM, by DOTSLADY

    They're free today, so watch if you can. Or buy them (so nice they're free for a bit). I'm out the door for an 8 hour drive to see old doctor or I'd catch you up to date. Every time I come here to document weight, I say I'm going to write a blog and don't. I have podcasts and summit videos to watch!... Read more

  • Lower your blood sugar with Gynostemma Tea

    11/20/2014 11:11:50 AM, by MZZCHIEF

    HI fellow Sparkers@ I started a new team, along with my Sparkfriend 1CrazyDog, as I've become "IR"... insulin resistant. Insulin resistance will not only make it very difficult for you to lose weight, but it can have some unfortunate side effects like blurry vision, retinal hematomas, hard... Read more

  • Good Morning Thursday Sparkers

    11/20/2014 10:51:43 AM, by ALICEART2010

    Good morning Friends, How are you? Not much going on here - still trying to wake up. It's about 9:45 on Thursday morning. I plan on walking another half mile today as long as my foot holds out, which it should. I am drinking my first 2 cups of water right now. Yesterday I only got about 4... Read more

  • Like a Snowflake...we are all different

    11/20/2014 10:40:50 AM, by APPY-LAURIE

    I just put that picture on here because I like that quote today and the snowflake picture. It doesn't have much to do with the blog today! I am quirky like that. It must be the early onset Winter, but I find myself feeling... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/20/2014 10:29:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am spending some time reading up,making notes on the company that contacted me for a phone interview. that will take place tomorrow afternoon and it will take about twenty minutes to complete. i am getting prepared now so that when i hear from the company tomorrow, i will not be surprised to lear... Read more

  • been to the gym already

    11/20/2014 9:42:19 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; DS says he won the court case. Not sure what winning means. He has to go to the city where his child is monthly for a year. Nor sure his disability will allow this. I think the win- has major stumbling blocks to over come. DS is positive and if his upbeat attitude will get him th... Read more

  • W3/D4 - Treat Attempt Failed! hahaha

    11/20/2014 9:05:49 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Last night was a very hairy drive home after teaching. We've had a lot of snow fall. Thankfully once I got onto the highway no one was driving crazy. Everyone seemed to be on the same page and were driving slowly and cautiously. I arrived home in time to have some cuddles with the little guy befor... Read more

  • Christmas shopping is done!

    11/20/2014 7:29:58 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    I say that, so proud, but laughing inside. I only buy Christmas presents for my grandangels. I bought them each a Leap Pad and one game. I texted a picture of the two games to my daughter, so if the other grandparents buy a game, the girls won't have duplicates. Bought a game for another... Read more

  • Almost!

    11/20/2014 5:44:30 AM, by KAREN_01

    Firstly, I wish I could explain how me previous blog just up and disappeared, but it is just a big a mystery to me! That is all done now, so lets move forward. I cannot believe it has been 11 weeks that I have moved onto a new lifetyle that is giving me not only weight loss as a bonus, but h... Read more

  • Ohhhh! The pot at the end of the rainbow!

    11/20/2014 2:09:37 AM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • Ohhhh! The pot at the end of the rainbow!

    11/20/2014 2:09:25 AM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • Warren Buffett, "I could end the deficit in 5 minutes!"

    11/20/2014 2:05:37 AM, by SUNSHINE65

    Warren Buffett, "I could end the deficit in 5 minutes," he told CNBC. "You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election. The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 mo... Read more

  • thursday

    11/20/2014 12:20:45 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    be blessed and enjoy sending prayers hugz... Read more

  • Already tired and it's only Wednesday

    11/19/2014 11:27:09 PM, by TERRI289

    Teaching Zumba was good, and college classes were good. The cold was not fun, but thankfully, we are not dealing with snow. I enjoyed my visit with my hairdresser and made a good dinner. Now if I could just stay awake for all of Nashville! Sweet dreams. ... Read more

  • Starting fresh in health and work life

    11/19/2014 7:24:52 PM, by RAZZKAT

    I have been stressed for the past few months with working at a place where I am not treated fairly and it started getting me depressed and though I tried to watch what I ate, some weeks I would have slips. In October after moving to a new home away from drama I got into a car accident which re... Read more

  • Healing foods for before and after surgery...Whole Foods article

    11/19/2014 3:13:25 PM, by CTUPTON
    php?tname=newtip&dbid=12 (Nothing new here but it reminds me to continue focusing on high density nutrient foods--like Dr. Fuhrman preaches. Chris) Some nutrients have taken center stage in... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/19/2014 1:02:37 PM, by JTREMBATH

    What a day yesterday was, we were really busy, in the afternoon the Dr, did 3 procedures that I had never seen before they were very interesting to watch its amazing what new technics they can do now.... Read more

  • Wednesday Goals / Happy Days!

    11/19/2014 12:12:19 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Hello Friends, Today my activity goal is to walk another half mile. I thank God for healing my foot to the point that I can walk without pain (short distances). Thanks for all of your prayers! This week is open enrollment at hubs work so I signed us up for another year of insurance. Now,... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/19/2014 11:27:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am helping out my good friend who went overseas, by looking after his place while he is away. i spend a lot of time there lately. my daughter says hi. i found out that a company wants to do a phone interview with me on friday. so i said yes and i let them know which time is best for me. i will mak... Read more

  • My first steps

    11/19/2014 10:49:56 AM, by TERRYTITUS

    today i stepped up on the scale and received quite a shock! I am heavier than i have ever been in my life! Today is going to be my new Day One. I know I can do this because I am a smart, positive motivated person, and I am reaching for the tools that will help me achieve my goals!... Read more

  • This is so scary to me....where are we heading!

    11/19/2014 10:30:19 AM, by CTUPTON

    gleichschaltung PRONUNCIATION: (GLYK-shalt-toong) MEANING: noun: The forced standardization of political, economic, and cultural institutions, as in an authoritarian state. ETYMOLOGY: From German gle... Read more

  • Happy Birthday to Me!!

    11/19/2014 9:58:15 AM, by APPY-LAURIE

    Today is a big birthday for me, so they say. Entering a new decade. The big-- When and how did that happen? So I have never been very hung up on the ... Read more

  • Mid November! 2014 snow --where my family lives! Oh my!

    11/19/2014 9:32:09 AM, by CTUPTON

    This is where all my family lives --near Buffalo, NY. And where we will be moving to next year.... chris The thruway very close to my brother's house. ... Read more

  • W3/D3 - Got Some Sleep and Feeling Awesome!

    11/19/2014 8:58:00 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Last night I had a good class with my students. I ended up having to give a few students a bit of a lecture on fairness and what it's like when they begin working. I think they all left feeling much better. I am still shocked at some of the accusations they come up with though. My goodness! haha ... Read more

  • Oh brother - it is never ending

    11/19/2014 8:50:29 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning- DS called me yesterday evening. He is supposed to have a court day today. His lawyer told him that she can not represent him b/c she got elected to family court judge. His ex also caused more problems. Not sure of all the details- DS was so upset that he started arguing with me.... Read more

  • Being Grateful

    11/19/2014 8:13:45 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    I've been so obsessed with the to do lists. . . making sure things are finished/fixed before I move that I've lost sight of the good things in my life. I am grateful . . . that I live in a country that I can worship my God in the open. For my daughter, son-in-law and two grandangel... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    11/19/2014 7:05:42 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    November 19, 2014 OVERWHELMED IN ENCOURAGEMENT Itís always a good feeling when we have people around us who are encouraging. Itís good when we have people who care enough to help and encourage so we wonít get discouraged or give up. We can also have encouragement from Godís word. Reading His wo... Read more

  • Hump day

    11/19/2014 12:05:27 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Still wait for pt to be approved glad I am doing this on my own sending prayers hugx... Read more

  • I must confess...

    11/18/2014 11:02:43 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    I went into the confessional box after years of being away from the Church. Inside I found a fully equipped bar with Guinness on tap. On one wall, there's a row of decanters with fine Irish whiskey and Waterford crystal glasses. On the other wall is a dazzling array of the finest ciga... Read more

  • Tuesday night

    11/18/2014 10:17:56 PM, by TERRI289

    Today was a little better..I am bummed that I am developing a PSC cataract. more thing that can't be prevented but at least it can be fixed. Otherwise, the day was good...students were cooperative and I had a successful trip to the supermarket..all good healthy foods. Dinner cam... Read more

  • Get a "Personal Nurse" from your insurance company--well some insurance companies

    11/18/2014 8:48:36 PM, by CTUPTON
    onal_health_nurse This is new to me. But my insurance might have this service. I will check. chris... Read more

  • Childrenís Story Teaches Little Girls to Accept Abusive Narcissists for Mates

    11/18/2014 6:54:06 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • 45 min walk 16372 step Planet Fitness Gym.

    11/18/2014 6:20:26 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Gym 45 min walk 16372 steps at Planet Fitness Gym was my workout for last night. On track for the 10 k steps a day fitness plan listed on my profile. Workout over 12,000 steps every night on the home gym or Planet Fitness Gym. ... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    11/18/2014 5:57:36 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Hi Friends, I was feeling like *attempting* my walking again today. It has been too cold for me to even think about swimming. My foot is still fragile so although I wanted to walk a full mile, I started small with a half mile. I burned 64 calories walking a half mile, seems like it should be m... Read more

  • Low-Carb ĎCrashí Improving... So Is Weight! (Woo! Hoo!)

    11/18/2014 5:55:40 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

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  • Maybe I will rethink that move to Buffalo. Today snow is being measured in feet, not inches!

    11/18/2014 3:22:59 PM, by CTUPTON
    40/snow-slams-wny/november-18th/ My sister is definitely snowed in, with a driving ban and a furnace that isn't working! chris... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/18/2014 12:34:19 PM, by JTREMBATH

    I am at the other hospital today as we don't have a list and just been told the person that I am suppose to be working with is not in today and the list is big so I hope they give me someone who knows what they are doing.... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, November 18, 2014

    11/18/2014 10:34:43 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    November 18, 2014 OVERWHELMED IN BEAUTY Despite how our day begins, despite the weather, despite the situation, there is always beauty to behold. Look around. God has created so many wonderful and beautiful things for us to see. Be grateful. God has given us so many beautiful things to enjoy. B... Read more

  • I made it to level 6!

    11/18/2014 10:26:39 AM, by APPY-LAURIE

    I love that I went up a level. When I tell other people about Spark People they ask if it is like a game? Well, in a way it is. I like the points and the levels. I guess you can make it as much of a game as you want to. ... Read more

  • Saw grand children this past weekend

    11/18/2014 10:17:47 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; Need to get back on program. Today is the day. It has been hectic. My GS is now 15 lbs and 26 inches tall. He is a big baby, but a nice baby. GD is a real pistol. She is so smart. She has be quite a talker. She sometimes gets jealous of her brother, but she loves the baby I s... Read more

  • I am praising the person keeping up with the data. This is amazing that you have kept up dating this

    11/18/2014 10:07:50 AM, by CTUPTON
    ad.asp?board=-1x4580x23246426 I would love my team to have such statistics. But I would never be able to be consistent in gathering the data and consistently updating it! for doing this and making the members ... Read more

  • Graph of energy level for a year. OMG--I did it!

    11/18/2014 9:47:57 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • W3/D2 - Baby It's Cold Outside!

    11/18/2014 9:34:13 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Wow is it ever cold outside today!!! Brrrr -definitely wearing a thick sweater today. hahaha Last night the hubby had a guys night so after the little guy went to sleep I decided to get in a bonus workout. I didn't feel like yoga but didn't want to do something too intense. So I opted for Turb... Read more

  • SP graph of my energy level. Experiment in posting this.....

    11/18/2014 9:22:50 AM, by CTUPTON

    I had to save it as a bit map( the graph from SP start page). But it worked. Note that 10 is actually the top energy, not 5 as it looks. "Functional hours !" A good spark friend taught me this system. If 10 is the poss... Read more

  • Guessing at my present fatigue...

    11/18/2014 9:11:05 AM, by CTUPTON

    Two guesses: -I have a very itchy place on my ankle. It has lasted for days. It could be from a spider bite. - Gee could eating an IHOP meal make me fatigued for days? I ate chicken parmesan and had one of the 4 pancakes . I hate fatigue. Now for 3 full days. I sure hope it goes away soo... Read more

  • Things are moving along

    11/18/2014 9:03:10 AM, by MSFROGGIE

    Friday and Saturday I had help painting. One friend came over on Monday to finish the bathrooms and kitchen. A/C was installed on Saturday (YEAH!!) Plumber will be coming Saturday to install hot water heater and replace the old valves (under sink and toilets). I hope to finish the ... Read more

  • Life long battle with fatigue

    11/18/2014 8:50:48 AM, by CTUPTON

    Well... reasons for my life-long battle with fatigue. -thyroid-yes -I have been on meds since high school -fibromyalgia-yes -diagnosed when I was about 48-- just after our daughter was diagnosed. She said to me--Ma, you have all the symptoms I have. She was diagnosed at age 18. -chronic... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/18/2014 12:23:29 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Still rehabbing waiting for pt to get authorization sending my friends prayers and love hugx... Read more

  • Tired

    11/17/2014 10:28:11 PM, by TERRI289

    Just crawling into bed and being done with it. ... Read more

  • Not gonna weigh myself this week...what!!!!

    11/17/2014 7:53:19 PM, by TJMOAG

    Small goal for my mental health to not weigh myself this week. Why.... I've been doing really good working out this last week and found myself obsessed with the scale. Even though I was feeling good and energized I figured I must see a difference. I did and it would go up two pounds and down tw... Read more

  • Not gonna weigh myself this week...what!!!!

    11/17/2014 7:53:03 PM, by TJMOAG

    Small goal for my mental health to not weigh myself this week. Why.... I've been doing really good working out this last week and found myself obsessed with the scale. Even though I was feeling good and energized I figured I must see a difference. I did and it would go up two pounds and down tw... Read more

  • Back in Town

    11/17/2014 7:23:17 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Hey Friends, I went out of town to Houston on Friday so I didn't have blogging capabilities. Now I am back and I just wanted to check in and say hi! Hope you have a terrific Monday!... Read more

  • I feel so tired... can't figure it out

    11/17/2014 5:18:10 PM, by CTUPTON

    Again I am hit with fatigue that hangs on for days. I have done so much to improve my health. I wish the good days would last longer. It is very discouraging. I am reading books but the decluttering for moving is at a standstill again. Today I did a pool class and then shopped for Thanksgiving. Afte... Read more