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  • what I am grateful for this season

    12/12/2017 5:49:14 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I am grateful for my health and flexibility of spirit. this is not the Christmas so far that I have planned. I had to think how I could turn this around to be something I could call Christmas spirit. My DS and my DIL are here with their baby. they are two stubborn people and that i... Read more

  • Monday....why can't every weekend be a three day!

    12/11/2017 10:46:03 PM, by TERRI289

    Taught two Zumba classes...tired now..good night!!! 102... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/11/2017 1:22:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool and mostly cloudy day here today. it is supposed to snow on and off throughout the day here today. that is okay with me and with my daughter. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i have not yet heard back anything on the job opportunities i had over the last two weeks. i am not giving up. i wil... Read more

  • there is so much going on in my house - I have had to regroup

    12/11/2017 10:20:55 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; TG for counseling that I had at various times to get through trauma in my life. the latest is my DIL with all her issues and then my son which has issues from Iraq and his disability. I have learned to filter comments which are intended to be hurtful. My DIL who just started couns... Read more

  • 63 Plus 1..thanks for the well wishes!

    12/10/2017 10:52:06 PM, by TERRI289

    The day after my birthday was good. I got to do the laundry, went out for breakfast, and got to read and declutter. I also rested my knee...a good day overall. Have a great week!! 247... Read more

  • Mirror, mirror

    12/10/2017 12:30:55 PM, by KAYEGURL08

    I am losing my Spark! The thing that always got me to success in my younger years was motivation. I could motivate others and I could motivate myself but now I feel like I have been in the doldrums for three years. I hate working full time. We are remodeling and my house is torn apart and I just... Read more

  • new program at WW

    12/10/2017 8:07:12 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I just had a long conversation with DH. He is on WW and has had ups and downs like every one else. At his meeting, he is told that he can have unlimited corn. I still can not figure why corn. That is the more GMO foods in our food change. I agree I do not understand their program.... Read more

  • Hopefully not a fluke

    12/10/2017 1:00:30 AM, by THECRAZYMANGO

    Today I am down to 250.2 which means I’d be down 7#. I’m really hoping it’s not a fluke. You see I just got my period and my body tend to drop weight at the time. I know some ladies gain, I drop. Anyhow keep your fingers crossed. I’m pretty proud that I looked at cupcakes, cookies, cake at the groce... Read more

  • It's my birthday!!!

    12/9/2017 10:40:07 PM, by TERRI289

    Happy 63rd birthday to me! It started out a bit stinky with the winter storm benji upending my plans for the day. My Max developed a sore leg right before bed so I slept on the couch with him(or tried to do so) and this morning we went to the vet. One injection later, he seemed better and is wi... Read more

  • Snowy Day

    12/9/2017 10:33:34 PM, by HAPPYCRICKET

    I am down a few pounds again, after a Thanksgiving weight gain spike. Last time this year, I ate more than I should through the whole holiday season with the thought I could get back on the wagon any time, and that just is not how it went down! This year, I enjoyed Thanksgiving, but I started back ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    12/9/2017 1:03:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    a nice day to get outdoors and enjoy! my daughter says hi. i am getting caught up with some of my online courses today. then i will get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • unexpected company came

    12/9/2017 8:31:49 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; We have our grand kids here. It is very challenging with them to keep them interested in activities. did not have the problem same time last year. My DIL called and wanted to come this weekend with baby. My son and her had words. Long story- she is going through counseling and al... Read more

  • Down #6

    12/9/2017 2:11:22 AM, by THECRAZYMANGO

    It's been a week since I checked in. From previous I know this helps so I thought I'd check in tonight. Honestly, there isn't much to report. I am down 6# which feels good. I keep on tracking and trying to increase my protein. Recently my legs have been hurting which I think is from my plantar fasci... Read more

  • Grand kids coming for the weekend

    12/8/2017 12:36:19 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning; we are excited. They have not seen our tree or the lights outside which their grandfather has taken such pain to provide for their pleasure. they used to spend more time with us by this time of year, but my daughter and her family have many friends now. they love to entertain with t... Read more

  • I hope this link to healthy snacks works

    12/8/2017 12:08:35 PM, by CTUPTON

    https://snack-girl.com/snack/t
    op-ten-snack-girl-recipes-
    2017/?utm_medium=email&utm
    _source=news... Read more

  • It has taken a year, but I slowly got things done....

    12/8/2017 11:25:00 AM, by CTUPTON

    In Oct. 2016 my to do list (of big, 39 ugly jobs) had 25 items. Now 2017 only 8 are left to do. 334 To do as of October 2016! 198 I had just finished emptying our CT condo(took 3 or more years!) and arranging a mover and selling the condo and had arrived with our stuff in NY state ... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/8/2017 10:12:47 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! i am looking forward to it and so is my daughter. she says hi to everyone! i am taking it easy today and not doing too much housework or errands. i will still do my exercise, that is for sure. i am finding that i really enjoy exercising regularly now. have a wonderful da... Read more

  • Never underestimate a woman!

    12/8/2017 5:57:51 AM, by GOANNA2

    MEN JUST DON’T HAVE A CHANCE Putting your affairs in order! The doctor, after an examination, sighed and said, 'I've got some bad news. You have terminal cancer, and you'd best put your affairs in order.' The woman was shocked, but managed to compose herself and walk into the w... Read more

  • I love sleep

    12/7/2017 11:13:25 PM, by TERRI289

    Since my dh' s work hours changed , sleep has been disrupted. The long naps are helping but I miss my tv time. My right leg is doing better. I see the doctor next Thursday. Hope everyone is doing well! 220... Read more

  • Don't ya just feel like this sometimes...

    12/7/2017 3:02:48 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Missed water aerobics to do more organizing. I hate to miss but I did get many papers ..

    12/7/2017 2:29:49 PM, by CTUPTON

    I hate to miss 569 24 but I did get many papers put away. I even found an important paper I needed! 334 195... Read more

  • it's thursday

    12/7/2017 1:20:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel that the job interview this morning went really well. i will know by the middle of next week whether or not i get this job. i am not giving up until i get a steady job that i enjoy going to. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • since the cookies

    12/7/2017 7:34:37 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning, my neighbor who has the DH with chronic illness- contacted me. She has not done anything to help herself. She is just waiting for someone to save her again. this is how her husband liked it. He did everything for her. Her biggest enjoyment is shopping. I am in a good place and I ... Read more

  • Alexa/Echo voice controlled music, etc. for hubby's Christmas gift

    12/6/2017 8:04:12 PM, by CTUPTON

    Let's hope we can get this to work! A friend uses hers many times a day. She says just tell it what to play and she hears any music she wants as well as jokes by Milton Berl and other comedians and can ask it various questions. it sounds magical. But...tech stuff can be amazing... Read more

  • Closet cleaning--oh my!

    12/6/2017 7:59:35 PM, by CTUPTON

    I am delighted. No, there is not enough room here in this 900 sq ft apartment with a very small storage bin way down the hall and around the corner. But... we are managing. No choice. I can't use underbed storage. I actually bought a bed for myself with 6 drawers underneath. So I guess I d... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/6/2017 11:04:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much colder day here today. i made sure that my daughter was well dressed when she went to school this morning. she did the same to me. she made sure i was bundled up and ready to go. a day to catch up on my online courses and some housework. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i am looking forward ... Read more

  • Trying to find our winter outer wear! UGH! (snow storm on the way here!)

    12/6/2017 10:41:02 AM, by CTUPTON

    Yeah, I know it is all in the one tiny "hall" closet. There is a small closet just inside the apartment door. For ALL outer wear, I guess. But it is off the kitchen area(not separate kitchen). In there now are -all spring-fall-winter coats, summer-fall-winter hats, all gloves, all boots,... Read more

  • neighbor's DH has gotten worse

    12/6/2017 6:26:00 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I went over to my neighbor's. I brought them some holiday cookies. the DH has Parkinson's Disease and dementia. She was a mess yesterday. She looked worn out. Her husband does not sleep, hallucinates, shouts at night- thinks someone is out to get him. He is falling and hurting himse... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/5/2017 10:47:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have another job interview for a full time job on thursday morning. i had a phone interview for a steady part time job. for that one, and the in person interview yesterday morning, i will know by the end of this week if i get either job. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i fee... Read more

  • Made holiday treats and delivered to neighbors last evening

    12/5/2017 8:53:26 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I used to do this every year with the neighbors. Lately the neighborhood has changed. We just recently got 3 new neighbors. the housing market is good and so people are down sizing and moving away. It is sad b/c we knew these people for years. My DH & I wanted to greet the new neig... Read more

  • Affirmations for All Protential Peacemakers

    12/4/2017 7:09:14 PM, by OLDEROWL

    The following are eight affirmations for all potential peacemakers (i.e. individuals regardless of their religion or politics) meant to encourage their self-esteem and to spark peace, goodwill and caring for others. PS It was partly inspired by Johnathan Lockwood Huie's 8 Self-Affirmations, but the ... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/4/2017 2:24:49 PM, by MOMMY445

    the interview i had for a job this morning was reschuled. the date will be later on this week. i did have a phone interview this afternoon with fedex freight for a permanent part time position. i am still waiting to hear back on the other interviews i had over the last few weeks for jobs. my daughte... Read more

  • Long week..possible misaligned hip

    12/3/2017 11:26:55 PM, by TERRI289

    So of course my knee hurts too. It is the right leg that I had the issue with when I stepped in the hole while while walking the dog. I went to Urgent Care yesterday and they xrayed etc. Hopefully the knee is just a sprain. No one seems to be paying attention to my hip except my massage therapists. ... Read more

  • Halfway to first goal!

    12/3/2017 10:43:33 PM, by CATVICKIE

    I have only a little more than a year to retirement--running out of time to reach my first goal, and we shall see from there! I have been carrying the extra weight from thyroid disease since the early nineties, so I want to get it off for a healthier retirement. Not easy, but it can be don... Read more

  • Obsession

    12/3/2017 12:57:26 PM, by IBSHAUN

    On Friday I set a goal to walk 30 minutes a day and to be mindful of what I eat. I am not going to track yet, I end up feeling frustrated and quitting. I realized while walking today that one of the reasons I end up feeling frustrated by tracking is because I begin to obsess. I obsess about tracki... Read more

  • Convincing myself

    12/1/2017 4:13:20 PM, by IBSHAUN

    Here I am. Again. I feel like a failure. I look back at my history on SP and wonder why I let myself get back to where I started (plus a little). I did it. I got there. And then.... here I am again. And I've been to the "here again" party a few times and don't get anywhere concrete. I start ... Read more

  • Economic Facts 101

    12/1/2017 3:54:53 PM, by PEACEFULONE

    From 1947 to 1979 (32 years) the income of the bottom 20% of american workers rose by 122%. After Reaganomics in 1979 up to 2009 (30 years) the income of the top 1% rose by 270%. The other 99% had income that was stagnant. Reagan and the Republicans cut the top tax bracket from 74% to 2... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/1/2017 11:24:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day for me to get outdoors and enjoy. the next few days here are going to be milder than usual. my daughter says hi. a new month has begun. i am looking forward to what it will bring and what i will accomplish this month. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great w... Read more

  • I have lost 100 lbs!!!!

    12/1/2017 10:17:17 AM, by DRAGONSTAIL

    I can't believe I actually have lost this much weight! For the first time in my life I am not in an overweight or obese category! I still have a bit of weight around my middle so I will continue to diet until the abdominal fat is gone, but I am in a healthy BMI range now! It looks like around 2... Read more

  • Need to work on this

    12/1/2017 7:25:46 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; it is now December. I have a trait that I am determined to work on. It is impatience. My DH was trying to tell me something that was happening at work. He now has a tendency to go on and on. I say cut to the bottom line. It is just that I have heard so many stories over the years ... Read more

  • New Spotify List up for yesterday's SparkPeople Blog -

    12/1/2017 1:31:01 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    I just put up a Spotify list to the songs listed in yesterday's SparkPeople Blog "20 Classic Rock Songs to Power..." by Melissa Rudy. After the first 20 songs which she listed, I've included as many of the other songs as were suggested in the comments, as well as some that I personally remember fro... Read more

  • TGIF

    11/30/2017 11:18:21 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    My daughter will be here in 2 weeks what a joy so excited have blessings coming your way... Read more

  • Where is the outrage???

    11/30/2017 9:30:21 PM, by PEACEFULONE

    The tax bill is probably going to pass tomorrow and if you are not in the top .1% this tax bill will cost you a lot of money. Where is the outrage? I can only imagine that people are too busy with the holidays and all the other news (Matt Lauer, etc.) to listen to the little bit that has been shared... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/30/2017 10:16:42 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to reflect and relax. my daughter says hi. i have a job interview on monday morning for a full time job. i feel good about this. i approach each opportunity with a positive attitude. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Have you seen any "munchkin cats?"

    11/30/2017 3:40:04 AM, by CTUPTON

    Yes, I did hear they have health problems. chris... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/29/2017 11:47:07 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Days a blessing have fun be safe and send out love hugs... Read more

  • Maybe a gym jar?

    11/29/2017 8:17:08 PM, by THECRAZYMANGO

    Today was first day except Thanksgiving that I was over by more than 100 calories. I blame the candy bar. I was really disappointed and stressed by my friend. She married us and talk with her weekly yet she ordered face wash though another company. I sell perfectly Posh. Just felt like a kick. Anyho... Read more

  • Made a little more progress organizing because

    11/29/2017 1:33:14 PM, by CTUPTON

    ...because on Wednesdays I pay someone to help me for an hour. With her here it motivates me for one thing. 41 This week the place was pretty bad. 24 I just had no energy 102 for maybe 6 days in a row. On my pool 569 days, I'd come home and rest. I feel much better now . While she d... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/29/2017 1:17:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    another sunny and mild day here today. my daughter says hi! i approach each day with a positive outlook and mindset. i have applied for some other jobs while i am waiting to hear from the three phone interviews i had over the past two weeks. i know the right job is out there for me. i will not give ... Read more

  • Came back from gym refreshed

    11/29/2017 7:24:20 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; yesterday was a rough day for me. I had very little sleep. I had a list of things to do. I did not have much energy due to the lack of sleep. I needed to be careful not to overeat. I decided to forget about the list and just do something that I could manage and focus on to stay on ... Read more

  • Pure evil!

    11/29/2017 5:39:34 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Spaghetti Squash Pancakes - Yum!

    11/29/2017 12:48:07 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Today, I made Spaghetti Squash Pancakes! Oy! They were good enough that I'll try again, to "perfect" my technique... Here's the link: http://recipes.sparkpeople.com
    /recipe-detail.asp?recipe=
    382678 I'll blather along here for awhile and then go back to my phone to edit this and... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    11/28/2017 11:09:27 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    May your day be bright and filled with joy... Read more

  • Goals

    11/28/2017 6:10:28 PM, by THECRAZYMANGO

    Blogging from my phone so this will short but I wanted to record it so I have something to look back on. Recently I’ve been doing Advocare. I take their meal replacement shake when I need to and their spark. Also been counting calories and trying to get more protein. I’m down two pounds but it’s ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/28/2017 4:03:59 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a blessed day... Read more

  • Back from water aerobics!

    11/28/2017 2:45:23 PM, by CTUPTON

    Still low energy. The class seemed hard today. 24 Hopefully I can get a little organizing done today. 521 If not it will be there tomorrow! Sigh. 24 Tomorrow......Wednesdays I have hired someone 20 to come help me for an hour. I love it when she walks in! 20 chris... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/28/2017 11:11:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am out and about today. it is a very mild and sunny day here. i get outdoors every day these days, no matter what the weather is like outside and my daughter does the same. she says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Taco Tuesday

    11/28/2017 10:37:04 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Gave a blessed day be kind to some one... Read more

  • You've Always had the Power my Dear

    11/27/2017 9:31:51 PM, by LOSEDAPOUNDS

    Spoiler alert: If you never saw The Wizard of Oz and plan to..then don't read any further. As a wide-eyed and goofy kid, the first time I saw The Wizard of Oz and learned Dorothy always had the power (to go back home I believe), I thought I had wasted my time watching the movie. As I got old... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/27/2017 4:49:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get busy for me. our place is now decorated for christmas. my daughter says hi. i heard from a completely different place regarding a job this afternoon. if i am to be called in for an in person interview, i will hear by the end of this week. i am still waiting to hear back from the other t... Read more

  • I am in Heaven

    11/27/2017 1:46:40 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good afternoon- Netflix has a documentary on Barbra Streisand - there are so many songs from concerts. It is so calming. I am in love!!! It is new on Netflix. I did not get much down time this weekend with teething baby. I just needed this! Me time!!! 244... Read more

  • Progress organizing this apartment....

    11/27/2017 12:06:38 PM, by CTUPTON

    Cook the boneless chicken with Herbs de Provence. Had to do this before the chicken spoiled! DONE Empty the dryer DONE --not yet put away. 24 Feed the cat 240 DONE so he won't bug me --and won't destroy the furniture. OK. About organizing. Since I still have low energy toda... Read more

  • Too much sitting is detrimental even if you exercise at other times. (SP article) : o

    11/27/2017 9:49:47 AM, by CTUPTON

    "professional journals stating that excessive periods of sedentary behavior can be detrimental to one’s health, independent of achieving the recommended amounts of daily physical activity." 24 Huh!!!! https://www.sparkpeople.com/
    resource/wellness_articles
    .asp?id=2042... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/26/2017 3:42:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to rest and reflect for me. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i am figuring out when to get christmas presents for my daughter. perhaps i will go tomorrow or on tuesday,when she is at school. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • "Before" photos of my current clutter. Oh my!

    11/26/2017 12:56:47 PM, by CTUPTON

    All is in our living room. 24 We are in a very small apartment. chris 198... Read more

  • This weekend has been a learning experience for the parents of our GD

    11/26/2017 11:35:35 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    good morning; We are trying to give these first time parents confidence with baby. She is teething and quite a challenge. they are so afraid to do something wrong. I show them how to put your baby down in a safe place. You do not have to hold them all the time if she cries. We have our playpen ... Read more

  • just sayin’ … this is the day

    11/26/2017 9:29:02 AM, by MTN_KITTEN

    Ok, woman how many times are ya gonna say … this is the day to get it allll back on track and finish what you started??? Food has been … over the physically full mark for a while now. I “chose” to eat nuts when the munchies hit hard … they are healthier than allll the other choices I want... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Funny

    11/25/2017 1:45:53 PM, by PRETTYHAPPY

    Had a low key holiday, and you? No dysfunctional family around. Kinda missed 'em. Kinda. Not shopping this weekend. Eating a lot of what I want (experimenting) and feel the inflammation from it. The dogs are happy getting sun on my lounge in the back yard where I should be. lol They're so cute... Read more

  • Black Friday

    11/24/2017 11:22:13 PM, by TERRI289

    I had Zumba(Turkey burner day) and a relaxed day in Cape May Point doing a tiny bit of shopping. The sun felt very good! Dinner tonight with the inlaws was very nice! Looking forward to tomorrow. time for my imperfect self to do a little yoga!! Good night!... Read more

  • Mad walking

    11/24/2017 3:12:10 PM, by BRIGHTERDAYS4U

    Ok, so I'm mad. Mad at hubby for some stupid remark he made that I am not going to repeat here. Suffice it to say it was mean and uncalled for. I thought walking a mile would cool me off and it did some but I'm still mad. The thing is though, instead of taking 20 minutes to walk that mile, it only t... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/24/2017 10:26:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day yesterday and so did my daughter! she has already written up her wish list for christmas. i have been looking around and i finally found one of the things she really wants this year. today is a catch up day for me. i have some errands to run this afternoon and some online course wo... Read more

  • Had a lovely thanksgiving dinner

    11/24/2017 9:08:04 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; Dinner was a huge amount of food. DH wanted to do all the cooking and menu planning. We had 4 people and he cooked for at least 12. I had told him that he was preparing too much, but he was on a mission. It was excellent. I ate moderately. I had decided that I was on a roll with ... Read more

  • Just for laughs

    11/24/2017 2:00:37 AM, by GOANNA2

    Three elderly sisters shared a house together. One evening, the eldest sister went upstairs to take a bath. As she put her foot into the tub, she paused. “Was I getting in the tub or out?” she yelled to her sisters. “You old fool,” said the middle sister. “I’ll come up and see.” ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving night

    11/23/2017 11:21:34 PM, by TERRI289

    Today was one of those lovely days...be present in your own lives! 247... Read more

  • Caregiving stress-worse at holiday time

    11/23/2017 4:12:31 PM, by CTUPTON

    429 When all else fails--go online and do a search for images caregiver stress. I did that. It helped me. Wishing you the best! chris 213... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Day and holiday coping skills-especially for caregivers

    11/23/2017 3:39:57 PM, by CTUPTON

    The whole article has more than this. Especially ---Don't be alone in suffering. Reach out -- Remember there are always sparkfriends ready to chat with. And they are just wonderful ! chris www.aarp.org/home-family/car
    egiving/info-12-2013/careg
    iving-holiday-stress-goyer.html Durin... Read more

  • happy thanksgiving!

    11/23/2017 3:27:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    for all who celebrate thanksgiving this week, happy thanksgiving! my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Happy thanksgiving to all!

    11/23/2017 6:52:38 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I am up early just to get time to myself. My son and his family are here. Baby is teething. Mom is distraught and son is not enjoying himself due to in-law issues yesterday. I say oh dear. This season is not a happy one for me naturally- I have had to work to make it happy for me ... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    11/23/2017 1:35:04 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    May your day be filled with love and joy and that we are all thankful for all we have love to all... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    11/22/2017 11:21:46 PM, by TERRI289

    I am thankful for that and for all the friends and family that I am blessed to know. Sending hugs and love! 426... Read more

  • The Food-Tracking Myth

    11/22/2017 12:56:27 PM, by EVELADO

    People say, track your food - it will make you more aware. People say, track your food - it will keep you on track. People say, track your food - otherwise, how will you know how much more protein/fiber/vitamin-whatever you need? I said phooey. Food tracking is hard. Food tracking is time-c... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/22/2017 10:00:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get some errands done and to do some work on my online courses. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    11/21/2017 11:26:59 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a wonderful week and be blessed sending light and love... Read more

  • Tuesday night DWTS finale

    11/21/2017 11:04:42 PM, by TERRI289

    which is why I almost always will have some sniffles!!! Congrats to tonight DWTS winner!! Don't want to say anything to spoil the answer for the West Coast!! My knee hurts, I couldn't get a sub so tomorrow I will dance very carefully!! Sweet dreams! 102 ... Read more

  • Inefficient laundry

    11/21/2017 4:26:45 PM, by BRIGHTERDAYS4U

    It's getting too cold outside to walk and hubby doesn't want to drive into town to do mall walking so I've been inventing ways to get exercise in. Today I'm doing inefficient laundry. I take more trips than I would ordinarily need to put clothes away and pace while I'm folding it. For example, inste... Read more

  • made in america link

    11/21/2017 1:25:51 PM, by CTUPTON

    clark.com/shopping-retail/amer
    ican-made-in-the-usa/... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/21/2017 12:57:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    a nice mild sunny day here today. my daughter says hi! i am getting caught up on housework and some other stuff today. i will go for a walk in a while and enjoy the nice weather here. have a wonderful day,everyone! all of the birds say cheep,cheep!... Read more

  • A Good Feeling

    11/20/2017 7:12:23 PM, by THECRAZYMANGO

    In the last couple years, since moving from where I lost my weight originally, I feel I have re-started my journey a few times over. It felt like a struggle. Finally today I feel like it is all aligned up right. For the last few months, I have been juggling Job A with nights and Job B with day... Read more

  • crispy green beans for a snack

    11/20/2017 12:53:33 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • going well with visit from DS and wife

    11/20/2017 8:12:11 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I am so glad that both of them are in counseling. My DS has stopped smoking - it has been nearly 2 months, he is eating clean which he never did and has lost 15 lbs. and he is in counseling and finally getting validation on the problems in their marriage and with his in-laws. He was ... Read more

  • Sunday night

    11/19/2017 11:13:10 PM, by TERRI289

    Have a happy week and spread that stuff around!!! 334... Read more

  • Poetry

    11/19/2017 9:02:34 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Ok, so I haven't been especially creative of late... I don't even pretend to call myself a poet... My husband says it "works" because of some irregular something or another ... Our new dog lays spawled out over the carpet, so when we try to step quietly over her, sometimes she bolts and moves,... Read more

  • Does anyone know about "systems thinking?" I never heard of it but it sounds powerful.

    11/19/2017 12:55:45 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Extracts from Twain's diary of Eve

    11/19/2017 11:21:38 AM, by CTUPTON

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    ries/UBooks/EvesDiar.shtml... Read more

  • Extracts from Twain's Diary of Adam

    11/19/2017 11:18:05 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • it's saturday

    11/18/2017 3:30:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i had a great day yesterday! we saw the movie called Wonder and really enjoyed it. both of us are taking it easy today. it has been raining lightly on and off here all day and the rain is supposed to continue to the evening. then the rain is supposed to change over to snow. all of th... Read more

  • A Quick Update

    11/18/2017 8:58:36 AM, by THECRAZYMANGO

    In the last month, I got married 337 and since than life seems to finally have slowed down. Thank goodness! I was planning a wedding, working two jobs and barely getting any sleep honestly. Some days only a few hours. My second job didn't understand working around the night lifestyle. Just this wee... Read more

  • Hitting the "Reset" Button

    11/17/2017 10:40:33 AM, by EVELADO

    We will call it serendipity that I had exactly 3000 sparkpoints before I hit "reset" and cleared all my past tracking. I love that I am not going to have to do some complicated math to figure out just how many points I've earned beginning today. You see, I'm starting over. Forget about what I've ... Read more

  • have much to do today - lost weight again

    11/17/2017 9:50:51 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; DS called yesterday. He had just got back from his counseling session. He was mentally tired. He discussed his MIL and how his wife has been with her sister's wedding. The counselor has set up a couples session next week. I told DS he has to talk with his wife. Later that evening... Read more

  • Athens museums

    11/17/2017 5:33:40 AM, by GOANNA2

    All the above from the Athens Museum of Archaeology. then I met up with my Spark friends Eleni and Sunny and had a lovely lunch. Next it was the Benaki Museum which had a special presentation on the writer Patrick Leigh Fermor Till the next time. I hope you have enjoyed the beautiful artefa... Read more