Group Picture

Blogs     Join this team to post to the wall

  • 45 min walk 12979 steps.

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

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

  • Tues

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

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

  • Beck: Day Two Choosing Diets

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

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

  • Monday Monday

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

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

  • Burial Plans

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

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

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

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

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

  • Frustrated... at a loss!

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

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

  • free exercise DVD and great website NIH

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

    www.nia.nih.gov/ https://order.nia.nih.go
    v/health/publication/order
    /MS033 National Institute for Health your tax dollars at work chris... Read more

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

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

    :~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~: ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ :~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~: ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ... Read more

  • Goal Met 200,000 Spark Points!

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

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

  • New week, new goals!

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

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

  • Day 55 - Countdown to Vacation

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

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

  • battle scars do fade with enough consistency

    10/20/2014 3:40:42 PM, by TIME4CARRI

    One of my older daughters is home from school today which means Yippeee, I get to blog out all those shower thoughts and purge them finally. Feel free to skip this one, I'm not sure it has a point but this stuff has got to come on out and I'm not sure where this blog will begin or end but some thing... Read more

  • Tuesday

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

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

  • Goals for Monday 10/20/14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • woo hoo!

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

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

  • What I would do with an extra hour

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

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

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, October 20, 2014

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

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

  • Two levels.

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

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

  • Moral of the story

    10/20/2014 1:34:29 AM, by GOANNA2

    SOUNDS ABOUT RIGHT A teacher gave her class of 11 year olds an assignment: To get their parent to tell them a story with a moral at the end of it. The next day the kids came back and one by one began to tell their stories. Ashley said, 'My father's a farmer and we have ... Read more

  • New Week

    10/20/2014 12:13:08 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    hope to feel better tomorrow and get an xray and some extended theray sending prayers and blessings huhx... Read more

  • Beck: Day One

    10/19/2014 9:35:53 PM, by PAMAPPLE

    Day one begins with the advantage list that you are supposed to post in places in that you can see easily. Your advantage list contains reasons why you want to lose weight. My main advantage to losing a few pounds will put me back in my normal BMI. My advantage list: # Lower cholesterol ... Read more

  • Pictures Day 2 of NJ Lighthouse challenge

    10/19/2014 9:16:41 PM, by TERRI289

    Morning sky over route 40 on the way to Absecon Light Absecon lighthouse in Atlantic City ... Read more

  • *Plunk* *Plunk* PLANK!

    10/19/2014 8:22:19 PM, by MJ-SHE-BEAST

    Today I am 83 days post VSG surgery and 53 pounds lighter. I am 99 pounds from my goal of 120 pounds. If I am thrilled with my results at 130, though...I'll stop. At 4'10, the doctors tell me 105-115 is where I should aim, but since my family has boobs, butts, and thighs I am not really listening ... Read more

  • Maybe ------black beans seem to cause my body to hurt

    10/19/2014 3:03:50 PM, by CTUPTON

    I was very careful all day about what I ate and how I felt. I drank lots of water. I had some black eyed peas with olive oil. no pain or other symptoms Later more water. No coffee. After eating Progresso Low Salt Black Bean and Kale soup --body pain about an hour later. 3:00 PM ... Read more

  • Happy Sunday!!

    10/19/2014 1:50:12 PM, by ALICEART2010

    Hi All, I hope you are having a happy Sunday. There is a pumpkin patch in the city that I have been wanting to go to. Maybe we will go today if they are open! Today is a gorgeous day and the temperature is a lot cooler than yesterday. Last night I had a hard time sleeping because our kind neig... Read more

  • Monday

    10/19/2014 1:32:57 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Well hubby has gone to work today not sure if he will last the 8 hours yesterday his blood sugar levels shot up to 20.6 so had to give him a fast acting insulin to bring it down it came down to 16.2 after 1 hour so was happy with that.... Read more

  • Re-sparking for the week -last full week of OCT

    10/19/2014 1:28:00 PM, by SPARKNB

    I haven't been online much lately, so little tracking of food, and no exercise, so no tracking of it. (Hmm-never really thought about how when I exercise, I am motivated to record it on spark, which motivates recording food, which m... Read more

  • STARTING AGAIN

    10/19/2014 1:18:41 PM, by PRINCESS601

    Its been a bad year for me. I hope the ending is better. My right arm has been hurting for 6 wks now. From my shoulder to my elbow. All you can do is ice it and immobolize it. That is what the Dr would tell me to do. Ive had this condition since I was 15 yrs old. I will be 69 yrs old in November. I... Read more

  • hurray!

    10/19/2014 12:01:13 PM, by MOMMY445

    i received a thank you card from my good friend who is overseas, for the birthday card i sent to him by email. that made my day! my daughter is at a sleepover and will be back home later this afternoon. we had a wonderful day together. all the birds say hello. one of my other friends is getting the ... Read more

  • Good Today Versus Bad Yesterday

    10/19/2014 10:45:49 AM, by CHERYL_ANNE

    ... Read more

  • Catholic stamps?

    10/19/2014 10:40:18 AM, by CTUPTON

    A Woman went to the Post Office to buy stamps for her Christmas cards. "What Denomination?" Asked the clerk. "Oh, good heavens! Have we come to this?" said the woman. "Well give me 50 Baptist and 50 Catholic ones."... Read more

  • a link to more bloopers--enjoy!

    10/19/2014 9:53:24 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.angelfire.com/tx4/Bu
    lletinBloopers/ I could not resist..... 97. This week's saints include a French woman (Teresa, the Little Flower), a Swedish woman (Bridget), an Italian man (Francis of Assisi), a German man (Bruno), a Jewess from the Holy Land (Mary, God's... Read more

  • more...

    10/19/2014 9:52:19 AM, by CTUPTON

    36. The ladies of the church have cast off clothing of every kind. They can be seen in the church basement Saturday. 37. A bean supper will be held on Tuesday evening in the church hall. Music will follow. 39. Tuesday at 4 p.m. there will be an ice cream socia... Read more

  • a few more if you can stand it...

    10/19/2014 9:48:27 AM, by CTUPTON

    12. Ushers will eat latecomers. 15. During the absence of our pastor, we enjoyed the rare privilege of hearing a good sermon when J. F. Stubbs supplied our pulpit. 16. Next Sunday Mrs. Vinson will be soloist for the morning service. The pastor will then speak on ... Read more

  • for ALICIA 214-MORE CHURCH BULLETIN BLOOPERS

    10/19/2014 9:44:28 AM, by CTUPTON

    1. For those of you who have children and don't know it, we have a nursery down stairs. 3. This being Easter Sunday, we will ask Mrs. Lewis to come forward and lay an egg on the alter. My personal favorite. chris 6. Scouts are saving aluminum cans, bottles, and... Read more

  • My goal to accomplish this week

    10/19/2014 9:09:05 AM, by TAMMYRENEED

    my goal is to consistently exercise at least 10 minutes each day this week. In addition I would like to get to the gym and strength train at least three times this week. Help me reach my goals Spark friends!... Read more

  • Pictures from Day 1 of Lighthouse Challenge

    10/19/2014 7:43:25 AM, by TERRI289

    Rich, Me, and Steve at Tinicum Lighthouse(built in 1880) Another view of Tinicum Light, which is located in Paulsboro NJ near the Delaware Bay ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, October 19, 2014

    10/19/2014 7:39:49 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 19, 2014 WHAT BELIEVERS DO When the first churches emerged and the first believers got together, they did what God called them to do. They did it because they wanted to do it. They did it because of the love and devotion they had for God. They didnít stay home because they felt bad. The... Read more

  • Gods Day

    10/19/2014 12:05:30 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I am going to try to go out to church tomorrow my first time in a month surgery bites sending love prayers and blessings... Read more

  • Day one-NJ Lighthouse Challenge

    10/18/2014 11:53:19 PM, by TERRI289

    We made it to five lighthouses, Tinicum Rear Range, Finn's Point, East Point, Hereford Inlet in North Wildwood and Cape May..awesome day! Our friends Carol and Rich joined us and we had lunch in Mauricetown at the Maurice River Diner. Great food, service and prices! Tired now, more tomorrow! ... Read more

  • Reaching my first BIG goal

    10/18/2014 11:18:07 PM, by LBOLLING2

    I like most people on a weight loss journey have done this whole diet and exercise thing a few times, okay more than a few times. I usually start out strong but as soon as it gets hard I quit. I also like to make unrealistic goals for myself. This time however I had a rude awakening with my health t... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/18/2014 8:21:19 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Feeling a bit better today I had a good night sleep and I think that helped, I managed to go my walk this morning it has turned out a nice day , yesterday just after I finished my walk it just poured down so I was lucky not to get wet.... Read more

  • Working Around My Limitations

    10/18/2014 7:46:14 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Yesterday, hubby and I took the two pups on a 15 minute walk. Later I did about two hours of heavy cleaning, split up into segments. I took several rest periods and water breaks. Today, hubby and I took two 15 minute walks, one in the morning and one in the evening. Between the two walks, I went... Read more

  • Beck Diet: First Four Chapters

    10/18/2014 7:14:57 PM, by PAMAPPLE

    After reading the first four chapters of the Beck Diet Solution, and reading blogs and comments from other sparkers, I am convinced that the Beck Diet is like no other diet. The reason for why I say this is because it uses cognitive therapy, which is a behavioral approach, and applies it to dieting.... Read more

  • Long Time No See and New Hip

    10/18/2014 7:05:03 PM, by KIMMYLOU4

    Haven't been here in a while. I've been very busy...eating and gaining weight. And boy, have I succeeded. I'm at my highest weight and am having to have total hip replacement on Oct. 30th. My hip began hurting in April but just thought it was a muscle and tried stretching and nothing helped it... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/18/2014 2:00:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    hanging out at the library with my daughter for a while. this morning, we went to see a movie at a community day event at the local cinema. all of the birds say hi. everything is going well for me. have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • A few more church bloopers...

    10/18/2014 1:26:43 PM, by CTUPTON

    24.The outreach committee has enlisted 25 visitors to make calls on people who are not afflicted with any church. 25.Low Self-Esteem Support Group will meet Thursday at 7 to 8:30p.m. Please use the back door. 26.The 1991 Spring Council Retreat will be hell May 10 and 11. ... Read more

  • Bloopers in church bulletins ...

    10/18/2014 1:21:52 PM, by CTUPTON

    7.If you would like to make a donation, fill out a form, enclose a check, and drip in the collection basket. 8.Next Sunday Mrs. Vinson will be soloist for the morning service. The pastor will then speak on ďItís a Terrible Experience.Ē 9.Donít miss this Saturdayís exhibit by Christian Martian Ar... Read more

  • trying to get moving

    10/18/2014 11:01:13 AM, by FINDINGCOURAGE

    Im so out of shape that I can't even find the energy to start working out. Im out of breath within 2 min. to me that's pretty bad. ... Read more

  • Goals for Saturday 10/18/14

    10/18/2014 10:57:58 AM, by ALICEART2010

    Hello Fello Sparklers! I hope you are doing well today! I am sitting here pondering what kind of breakfast I should have. I am thinking bacon and eggs but I am also really missing my fruit and I need a fruit cup but I haven't done the shopping this week because of my foot. I am wondering if th... Read more

  • Day 294 - Still 10 pounds down - 1 week left

    10/18/2014 9:32:19 AM, by KAYJ76

    The goal date is a hand. I am pretty sure that I won't lose 3 pounds in a week. I least I hope I don't! I do have more time to get miles in this week, but 3 pounds seems excessive. (Ha!) I haven't made my 10 miles per week goal in at least a month. It's is beautiful out and I don't have time t... Read more

  • Pork and Saurkraut and Mountain Dew?

    10/18/2014 9:08:19 AM, by CTUPTON

    Tyson Pork Tenderloin - 1.5 lbs Kuner's Bavarian Sauerkraut - 14 oz can Hickory Farms Sweet Hot Mustard - 1 Tbsp Diet Mountain Dew - 1 cup This is a SP recipe made in a crock pot. Do I have the courage to try this? chris recipes.sparkpeople.com/
    recipe-detail.asp?rec... Read more

  • Sometimes This Comes Between You And Your Goal

    10/18/2014 9:06:42 AM, by CHERYL_ANNE

    Strong language ahead ... 1 2 3 4 5 You've been warned ... You know what you've gotta do... ... Read more

  • Another infrequent post

    10/18/2014 8:56:06 AM, by 1CORINTHIANS

    I posted last in October 2012, with plans to get serious on health. Well, a few month later my world got rocked with 2 kids in January. We had already started eating healthier, but then started walking more as it was one of the few things to pacify my little girl. I lost a little more weight, and t... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, October 18, 2014

    10/18/2014 7:20:46 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 18, 2014 DEVOTED TO BEING AN EXAMPLE When we are devoted to live like Jesus did, we will be an example for others to follow. Being devoted to learning about His life and what He did will help us to be a better example to others. If we want to be devoted to Christ and follow Him, we need... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/18/2014 12:23:06 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Hope I feel better tomorrow I feel like I have been beaten with a bat sending prayers and blessings please pray that I do not have to go bavk to the hospital hugz... Read more

  • Being My Own Health Advocate

    10/17/2014 8:48:36 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I have learned many useful things over the past several years. Among them, I have learned to be my own health advocate. Last Friday, my primary doctor called and said he wants me to see a pulmonary specialist. He gave me the doctor's name and telephone number, but since it was already 5:30pm, I h... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/17/2014 8:12:07 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Hubby is feeling confident about going back to work on Monday so hope he is alright. I think I must be run down as I have now got a head cold.... Read more

  • Gadgets to slow down eating! OMG! Interesting but not recommended at all!

    10/17/2014 7:26:50 PM, by CTUPTON

    bite counter www.telegraph.co.uk/food
    anddrink/foodanddrinknews/
    11036650/Bite-Counter-is-1
    00-bites-per-day-the-secre
    t-to-weight-loss.html the happy fork tells you if you are eating too fast www.hapi.com/product/hap
    ifork This calculates... Read more

  • Friday

    10/17/2014 7:23:27 PM, by TERRI289

    It's nice that it is Friday...Zumba was good, both the class was good and the one that I took. Had a nice visit with my friend Amy and had a good lunch and read for a bit. College class was good and I went to visit a good friend that I worked with for several years. We had a good time. No... Read more

  • Vacation punishment (week 32 recap)

    10/17/2014 6:41:28 PM, by RED456838

    Back to work after vacation is painful. It took me all week to catch-up - it's insane! Miss a week, miss a lot. I am pooped. Being on vacation means your routine is off. Typically, you splurge and cheat a bit, and skip the gym. I had done all those things, but got back on track this week.... Read more

  • Stuffed pepper soup--done and frozen!

    10/17/2014 4:59:31 PM, by CTUPTON

    chris... Read more

  • a laugh for today.

    10/17/2014 4:20:51 PM, by CTUPTON

    At a particular convent, the nuns lived under a vow of silence that could be broken only once a year. One year, at the appointed time, the clock struck 12 noon as the nuns were eating lunch and one spoke up and said, "This soup is terrible." A year passed, and at the appointed time, another sister v... Read more

  • Inactive Teams and Members

    10/17/2014 2:50:02 PM, by SCULLY722

    I am the last one to judge when it comes to inactive members and teams. Heck, I joined back in 2008 (I think) and didn't become involved again until just recently. However, we all look to others with similar interests to bond with during our journeys. So, it is a bit discouraging when you find a ... Read more

  • ARE YOU CRITICIZING YOURSELF ?

    10/17/2014 1:20:52 PM, by CSYOUNG1952

    I haves always had a lack of self love; Iím always finding fault in the things that I do. This article is a great read if you are like me. ARE YOU CRITICIZING YOURSELF ? So many clients tell me how much they hate themselves when they are feeling low in self-esteem. They criticise themselves... Read more

  • My New Blog

    10/17/2014 11:25:25 AM, by APPY-LAURIE

    I am back to Spark People. I joined several years ago but never did anything with it. I am trying to fill a void in my quest for health and lower weight. I have done so many different diets and decided that I just have to get through this on my own. I hope to have a little interaction with othe... Read more

  • Goals for Friday 10/17/14

    10/17/2014 11:12:25 AM, by ALICEART2010

    This morning I woke up early because I had to take my car into the nearest Chevrolet dealer. I have recalls on my car. There are two recalls actually for my Malibu 2008 (at the present). They had the parts for the one recall but they don't have the parts for the MAJOR recall. That is very frustratin... Read more

  • it's friday

    10/17/2014 9:44:47 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter will know by the end of the day today whether or not she made it on the school volleyball team. i am making progress towards my goals, one day at a time. i will get to my goal weight. i am feeling much better today. all of the birds say hi. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Week 2/Day 5 - CLX and Body Combat

    10/17/2014 9:20:07 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Last night I ended up doing an extra workout - Turbo Fire 30 Class. Love this workout. I ended up going to bed early last night but for some reason I feel extremely tired right now. I mean I could easily put my head down on my desk at work here and literally fall asleep. I am just tired. And ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, October 17, 2014

    10/17/2014 7:13:51 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 17, 2014 WRONG DEVOTION There are time when we are devoted to the wrong things. We get on the wrong path. We seek the wrong things. We work really hard trying to do something that is really not necessary. We may succeed in doing it but it doesnít further us along as believers and doesní... Read more

  • My biggest accomplishment today

    10/17/2014 12:51:33 AM, by TAMMYRENEED

    would have to be me making healthy food choices ALL day long. I ate enough fruit servings for the first time. I'm usually low on my servings of fruit but not today. I also got in 120 minutes of walking today while at work. I had a great night at work even. I'm ready for a new day tomorrow.... Read more

  • TGIF

    10/17/2014 12:23:17 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    minor setback I fell and I am in bed icing my wound be blessed prayers and blessings... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/16/2014 9:36:24 PM, by TERRI289

    Work, then errands, then home...aaahhh. The sun even came out. Worked on some songs for tomorrow's Zumba class and purchased a few new ones. Our dinner was mostly leftovers..yum. Some things are better the second day! Looking forward to the lighthouse challenge this weekend! Swe... Read more

  • food storage timer- I need this for the whole refrigerator!

    10/16/2014 9:04:06 PM, by CTUPTON

    wasabimountain.com/blog/
    2013/6/6/kitchen-safe ... Read more

  • Day 59 of Vacation Countdown

    10/16/2014 1:35:28 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    It may be 59 days until our tropical get away in December, but in an hour or so we leave to pick up our 10 year old grandson to board a plane for a fun long weekend getaway. I am so excited to have his all to ourselves - no fighting with his big brother or little sister. No getting lost in the mid... Read more

  • Yah Friday

    10/16/2014 1:27:53 PM, by JTREMBATH

    It seems a long week and busy week work wise and heath issue wise but it seems to be working hubby's blood sugar level this morning was 6 so was happy with that will be doing his after breakfast test soon as I normally do it 1 hour after. I have to contact the diabetes nurse this morning so will be ... Read more

  • Goals for Thursday 10/16/14

    10/16/2014 11:14:36 AM, by ALICEART2010

    1. Eat at low end of calorie range (about 1400 calories) 2. stay off my foot as much as possible. Again, I hope you have a wonderful day and enjoy this gorgeous weather! It's ALMOST Friday! ... Read more

  • bout 2 pain

    10/16/2014 10:16:22 AM, by KGWINDER

    So the last two weeks have been huge inflammation flare. Daily I wake up not with just stiff hands but ones locked into place. The tendon swelling in my wrists got so bad it itched terribly from the stretching. Can't dress myself, brushing teeth really hard, stayed upstairs one night as my leg ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/16/2014 9:48:08 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter enjoyed the tryout for the volleyball team. she will know by the end of the week if she made it or not. all the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. my allergies are flaring up today, so i am pacing myself throughout the day. i did get a better night's sleep last night. have a great... Read more

  • need consistancy

    10/16/2014 9:11:44 AM, by JENNIFER2578

    Lately I feel myself slowly seeping into my old ways. I need to get back into the swing of things. Take more control. Be more consistent. Plan and execute. I need to take a stand and do what I need to do for me and stop following and going with the flow of everyone else. Its time to reevaluate my go... Read more

  • Week 2/Day 4 - CLX and Body Combat

    10/16/2014 9:10:56 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    My class last night went really well. Perhaps because I didn't have the added stress of being reviewed. hahaha I ended up getting home in time to see the little guy before he went to bed. I love, love, love how he greets me with a hug and an excited 'Mommy!" when I walk in. Just puts a smile on my ... Read more

  • 20 years!

    10/16/2014 8:49:41 AM, by ANDREWMOM

    to Hubby and myself! This is a record in my family for 1st marriages....scary I have know him more than half my life!... Read more

  • Trip to the shoulder surgeon.

    10/16/2014 7:38:27 AM, by CTUPTON

    I saw the shoulder surgeon yesterday. His main statement was that it was up to me. He said people live with what I have but he is more than happy to do the shoulder replacement if I want it. He said nothing short of that would really help me. I mentioned the P-EMF machine at my chiropractor's. I s... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, October 16, 2014

    10/16/2014 7:01:19 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 16, 2014 DEVOTEDLY GIVING Many of us want to give but donít. We think about giving but we hesitate. We plan to give but things come up. When we make giving a priority, we are devoting ourselves to God. We are devoting ourselves to be obedient to Him. We are devoting ourselves to putting... Read more

  • Joke of the week

    10/16/2014 5:25:10 AM, by GOANNA2

    NASA decided to send a shuttle into space with two monkeys and and an astronaut on board. After months of training, they placed all three in the shuttle and prepared for launch. Mission Control announced, "This is Mission Control to Monkey One. Do your stuff." The first monkey bega... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/16/2014 1:26:09 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I walked the farthest yest and am sore sending love light prayers and blessings... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/16/2014 1:26:06 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I walked the farthest yest and am sore sending love light prayers and blessings... Read more

  • REALLY Want To Change My Ways!!!

    10/15/2014 11:32:31 PM, by LIVE_AMAZINGLY

    :~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~: ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ :~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~:. .:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~:. .:~*~:.:~*~: ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ... Read more

  • Beck Diet

    10/15/2014 10:40:56 PM, by PAMAPPLE

    I was compelled to get back into SP after taking a couple of months off, especially since I gained the weight back that I lost since the beginning of the year. I am intrigued at how well WATERMELON and SLENDERELLA have done with losing weight with the Beck Diet. I am planning on stopping at the ... Read more

  • Rainy Wednesday

    10/15/2014 9:26:35 PM, by TERRI289

    Good day...Zumba class to teach, Zumba class to take, healthy lunch, college classes, and then two errands... so nice to be home in a dry house after walking the dogs in the rain. Love my new tradition of tea in the afternoon and then a nap. My body reallyfeels better! Hope your day ... Read more

  • from PIXIE-LICIOUS --Thank You!

    10/15/2014 6:54:58 PM, by CTUPTON

    ... Read more

  • pondering

    10/15/2014 4:12:01 PM, by NGCHILD

    Spark Friends ...... middle age spread! Perimenophause! HELP ME! Not gaining but not losing. I WILL BEAT THIS!!! I am pondering a new exercise routine -- I currently walk away the pounds or treadmill. Looking for something new to add to the mix. Suggestions appreciated! ... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/15/2014 1:28:21 PM, by JTREMBATH

    A better night last night and I had a good night sleep, Hubby was very happy with all of his results yesterday and tomorrow he has his diabetes eye test which is very important for his driving test when he has to have it soon.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/15/2014 11:31:14 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am taking it easy today. i had a restless night last night and did not get a full night's sleep. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. one of my friends is just about all set for her move to a small town far from the city. she just has a bit of packing to do and... Read more

  • Goals for Wednesday 10/15/14

    10/15/2014 11:05:19 AM, by ALICEART2010

    1. Eat in lower end of calorie range. 2. Take care of my hurting foot! I hope you all have a wonderful day and enjoy this beautiful weather. I can't wait until I can get back to my normal walking routine. ... Read more

  • Happy Wednesday :D Journey of Serving with DIabetes

    10/15/2014 11:04:24 AM, by BABYGIRL737

    Hello Everyone :D Its me again and hoping everyones having a wonderful Wednesday so far :D I am juts wanting to blog about some articles I read and go over them with my thoughts :D First is about Nutrition : http://www.sparkpeople.com/res
    ource/nutrition_articles.a
    sp?id=912 Now... Read more

  • Be S.M.A.R.T. About Goals

    10/15/2014 10:25:18 AM, by SCULLY722

    This week seems to be all about goals and goal setting. Not only have I read a ton of blog posts this week about goals, but the topic of my weekly group meeting with my weight loss program talked about goal setting. So, I thought I would share what i have learned in regards to setting goals. This... Read more