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  • 2020 Goals

    2/27/2020 9:16:57 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Stretching, 30 exbike, one mile walk . Legs knees killing me from yesterday, walked seemed to be in slow motion.... Read more

  • Thank Goodness i was off Today

    2/27/2020 8:13:55 PM, by KATHY_2019

    Well today i was off Thank Goodness we had a State Inspection Today on our Vans we have 6 at work and 3 Fail Thank Goodness my Pass so we are down 3 vans they all have to go to the shop Tomorrow so that means that only 2 of us are working to pick our clients up. It has Turn Cold again here in... Read more

  • Week 5 - Second Week Sick

    2/27/2020 1:30:45 PM, by PEPPERMINT131

    Weight - lost 1 lb Measurements - unknown Exercise - none Had to get crown replaced-stressed... Read more

  • Best Day

    2/27/2020 8:18:15 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Today's Fun Fact

    2/27/2020 8:04:24 AM, by BTRFLYDOG

    The first cabbage in America was brought by a French explorer Jacques Cartier on his third voyage 1541 – 1542. Somewhere I have a recipe for gingered cabbage using a purple cabbage. I'll have to find it again it was really good.... Read more

  • Not exercising

    2/27/2020 7:40:44 AM, by QUERIDAANA

    Today’s assignment is to blog about excuses for not exercising. Over the weekend we booked a resort hotel room near the beach to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We were looking forward to swimming in what looked on the hotel booking website to be a long pool. And taking walks on the beaches, as the... Read more

  • Polar Bear Day

    2/27/2020 7:11:14 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always February 27th Polar Bear Day celebrates the world's largest carnivore. A polar bear can grow up to nine feet tall(when standing) and 1400 pounds. They are a favorite at zoos around the country. Polar bears live at the North Pole region, and are native to Alas... Read more

  • A New Way To View Troubles

    2/27/2020 6:59:09 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    It is truly AMAZING what God does in your life when you seek His way and not your own. Opening up to God led me down so many paths that felt good and so many that I did not understand at all. All in all, every single horrible and wonderful thing from my life has turned to a helpful, beau... Read more

  • ~ WELCOME to a THOUGHTfilled NEW DAY~

    2/27/2020 6:51:05 AM, by --DEBY--

    194 401 194 403 194 405 194 402 403 ~Waving Hello~ & ~Wishing You~ ~ a BLUEtiful Thirsty THOUGHTfilled Thursday ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ BLESSings ~ ALLways ~ Deby ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 194 401 194 403 194 405 194 402 "Would that I were a dry well, and that the people ... Read more

  • Life change

    2/26/2020 9:23:02 PM, by CHACHA0711

    Saying goodbye to my friends is tough. Hope my move brings a new group of friends my way... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/26/2020 5:00:11 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    2 one mile walks, stretching, 30 exbike. Moved stacked wood from one shed to another, 2 hours. Back killing me now, will pay the rest of the day, had to be don so I can park new tractor in shed instead of covering it with a tarp... Read more

  • Having trouble today.

    2/26/2020 3:47:20 PM, by BLUJNSNPRLS

    The last 2 days have been a little slow. I didn't eat breakfast until late so that set me back. I'm still eating within my calorie allowance but haven't felt like I'm eating the right foods. I can't seem to eat 5 fruits and veggies per day. But I'm still going to keep working on it. I haven't been a... Read more

  • As the world turns

    2/26/2020 3:28:17 PM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good afternoon- I went for my consultation at the physical therapy clinic yesterday. I was feeling great. she put me through all sorts of moves - did some exercises. She even gave me homework in exercises. But last night, I developed a huge sciatica episode. It lasted for 3 hours - so I just go... Read more

  • stainless steel beauty

    2/26/2020 12:39:32 PM, by 10XPERLB

    I think I got this pot in the late 1990s? It's been a long while. I use this both on the stove top and in the oven. I keep a box of stainless steel pads under the sink, but usually mostly a soapy sponge does the trick. It was expensive compared to the light weight trends on the store she... Read more

  • Fitbit

    2/26/2020 11:50:00 AM, by NEWROSE

    I've been wearing the Fitbit for a week and a half now and am just getting used to it. At first I was fixated on how it tracks my workouts differently than the equipment at the gym does. I was upset that I was getting messages that I need to up my food intake because I was so much more active(when ... Read more

  • Starting Over Again! 2.26.2020

    2/26/2020 9:26:34 AM, by MRUNGE54

    Here I go again trying to start over again with accountability to my eating habits and to lose the 35 pounds I have gained since I met my goal back in 2012. It has been a roller coaster with my weight but I must do this. I can do this one day and one step at a time. I log food and read all the ar... Read more

  • Hi

    2/26/2020 8:17:54 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Today's Fun Fact

    2/26/2020 8:04:02 AM, by BTRFLYDOG

    The idea of the Panama Canal first came about in 1530s when the then King of Spain (Charles V) sent out surveyors to study the possibility of carving a canal, facilitating travel from Spain, to Peru. ... Read more

  • Today's prayer

    2/26/2020 7:31:34 AM, by CARLOSLAKELAND

    Dear heavenly father, help me to grasp that all the blessings I think I have are really yours. Help me to have a healthy giving heart to use these blessings according to your purpose. Reignite the hearts of us all to have passion for the gospel. Teach us to share the gospel with others. Teach us to... Read more

  • ~ WELCOME to a WONDERfilled NEW DAY ~

    2/26/2020 7:12:41 AM, by --DEBY--

    244 345 353 244345 355 244 345 353 ~Waving Hello~ ~ Wishing You~ a Most AWEsome WoooooHoooooo ~ ~ WONDERfilled WEIRDnWILDnWISE Wednesday ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ BLESSings ~ ALLways ~ Deby ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 244 345 353 244345 355 244 345 "Don't be afraid to be awes... Read more

  • National Pistachio Day

    2/26/2020 7:11:21 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always February 26 National Pistachio Day is a nutty day. You can celebrate National Pistachio Day by eating them, and learning more about them. We're going to help with the learning part........ read on. Nutty Pistachio Facts: Pistachios grow on tre... Read more

  • _Tampon (Not Fat) Tuesday!

    2/25/2020 11:58:44 PM, by _RAMONA

    Yes, you read that correctly, and no, I haven't lost my mind! Today I became aware of a local need to which I hadn't previously given much thought. Here's the article that jiggled me out of my complacency and privilege: Tampon Tuesday Aims to Increase Access to Feminine Hygiene... Read more

  • On top of it all !

    2/25/2020 9:15:10 PM, by COLLEGESENIOR

    Diagnosed with diabetes. So tedious having to track even more info!... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/25/2020 7:26:25 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    2 one mile walks, stretching, 30 exbike.... Read more

  • "Those Who Remained"--movie review

    2/25/2020 6:52:52 PM, by GREATMARTIN

    "Those Who Remained" is a film about Hungarian people who survived the Holocaust physically but not quite mentally and they are now caught up in a Communist regime. It focuses on a 42-year-old gynecologist doctor, who lost his wife and two children, and a 16-year-old orphan who has not... Read more

  • Good Stuff.

    2/25/2020 5:56:07 PM, by MARINGAL

    If we want to live our best life ever, we must first aim for a good one. Otherwise you won’t be able to reach for the stars. I am on the notion that if you don’t strive for something better, somehow it just won’t fall on your lap. You have to work for it. Are we really every satisfied? Don’t w... Read more

  • Day 2 of 20 For 20

    2/25/2020 12:23:45 PM, by BLUFORME

    Ever thought of doing 20 minutes of walking every day for 1 year? Well I haven't until now. Listened to a Podcast "Happier with Gretchen Rubin" that she has started a #20for20 challenge to walk 20 minutes each day of 2020. So yesterday I started the challenge on the treadmill and today I have ... Read more

  • Things looking up

    2/25/2020 9:11:50 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning: I have much to feel grateful today. I got a good night sleep. I went to doctor yesterday - she is wonderful. She listened to me. I told her about the pain that wakes me up at night so I do not get good sleep. I told her I do not want any strong pain killer. I want to get into PT... Read more

  • Today's Fun Fact

    2/25/2020 8:25:04 AM, by BTRFLYDOG

    Cape Farewell in Greenland is the windiest place on the planet.... Read more

  • Hi

    2/25/2020 8:17:30 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Resistance

    2/25/2020 8:06:35 AM, by SINDURA

    Today, the SP premium coaching fitness coach, Nicole, says it is time to intensify my work-out. I am feeling resistance to making my "work-outs" more intense. I am not even sure my exercise program qualifies as a work-out. My program consists of a 30 minute Zumba class twice a week and walking at l... Read more

  • Paczki Day

    2/25/2020 6:45:24 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : date varies In Poland: Celebrated on Fat Thursday, the Thursday before Ash Wednesday. In the United States: Celebrated on Fat Tuesday, the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. Paczki were created in the Middle Ages, when the King of Poland brought French ch... Read more

  • ~ WELCOME to a TERRIFIC NEW DAY ~

    2/25/2020 6:44:17 AM, by --DEBY--

    252 338 593 200 338 593 200 252 338 ~Waving Hello~ & ~Wishing You~ ~a PAWSitively TAIL Wagging Doggone Terrific Tues.~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ BLESSings ~ ALLways ~ Deby ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 252 338 593 200 338 593 200 252 "The happiest people in the world are those who feel ... Read more

  • Homemade Fresh-Baked Bread

    2/25/2020 5:35:20 AM, by OLDEROWL

    I have many happy childhood memories but the one fragrance that most often reminds me of moments from my childhood is the smell of freshly baked bread like that Mom had just taken out from the oven. I grew up in a large family, and my parents had just invested in purchasing a home and had move... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/24/2020 8:12:48 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Stretching, 30 exbike, 1 mile wal... Read more

  • Plenty of peppers to pick!

    2/24/2020 5:09:06 PM, by GREATMARTIN

    It all started with a small green pepper. I was about to throw out the seeds and instead threw them in the pot I had a Cuban plant sitting on the window sill and completely forgot about it. About a month later I saw leaves that were completely different than the Cuban plant leaves plus... Read more

  • good morning

    2/24/2020 4:56:34 PM, by 10XPERLB

    I go to say, my dad's advice to cut out creaming my morning coffee DOES make all the difference. Black coffee first thing in the morning took some getting used to. I had to change coffee brands, because when you drink it black there's no way to hide its taste. I like the taste of medium r... Read more

  • I’m baaaack!

    2/24/2020 1:58:39 PM, by KATHYTURPIN

    This is my second week in a very long time since I’ve been back to the Spark. Some things I realized.... I actually have lost 35 lbs since I started this many years back. I had forgotten that, I’ve just been thinking about the 10 lbs I gained in the last year. I also didn’t realize I was eating so... Read more

  • Only February

    2/24/2020 11:19:21 AM, by LYN135

    This month just blew by! I cannot believe it is almost over. I know it is a short month but holly cow where did it all go? It was month filled with ups and downs but overall I am claiming it as a win!! I have lost 10lbs since I began this quest just after Jan 1. I will claim that 10lbs loosely as it... Read more

  • National Tortilla Chip Day

    2/24/2020 9:09:37 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always February 24 Today is a holiday with a crunch. One might even suggest that it is a corny holiday. Well, that's okay because today is National Tortilla Chip Day. Just a few decades ago, Americans seldom ate corn chips and salsa. It's popularity ... Read more

  • Hi

    2/24/2020 8:12:00 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Today's Fun Fact

    2/24/2020 8:07:52 AM, by BTRFLYDOG

    The longest game in major league baseball history was a 25-inning affair on May 8, 1984 when the Chicago White Sox beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 7-6. The game lasted 8 hours and 6 minutes. 60 300... Read more

  • ~ WELCOME to a MARVELous NEW MOONday ~

    2/24/2020 6:40:26 AM, by --DEBY--

    271CHEERS271 135 271CHEERS271 135 ~ Waving Hello ~ ~Wishing You~ a Most MARVELous New Moonday ~&~ ~~ CHEERs to a WONDERfilled New Week Ahead ~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ BLESSings ~ ALLways ~ Deby ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 271CHEERS271 135 271CHEERS271 It's very important to take care of ... Read more

  • Starting my journey

    2/24/2020 6:21:10 AM, by TECHLADY3

    I turned 72 last month (January 2020). I weigh 169 lbs and am only 5"2" tall. That makes me about 20 lbs to 30 lbs overweight. Most of my friends don't think that I am overweight as I carry my weight very well. They all tell me that I do not need to lose weight. However, I feel better when I weigh ... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/23/2020 7:37:31 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    One mile walk, stretching, 30 exbike... Read more

  • Saying Yes

    2/23/2020 7:30:16 PM, by CREAKYCAT

    A friend recently invited me to join her and her daughter in the Color Run 5K in mid-April. I have fond memories of running one in 2013--but I haven't run in a few years now. My plan is to ease back into it in March just to see how my ever-creaky hip joint handles it. I definitely want to drop anoth... Read more

  • ME.

    2/23/2020 4:04:44 PM, by MARINGAL

    I use to mask my true feelings because I was considered “the strong one.” I always seemed upbeat, or the bubbly one. I was concerned what you would say if I told you the truth. In all honesty, I think I sometimes act that way wishing deep inside there was freedom in letting people know that I do ha... Read more

  • My Whole30 Cleanse

    2/23/2020 3:52:53 PM, by DONDJWMS

    I did it !! Day 30 of the Whole30 cleanse :) It was not easy, but I'm on my way to eating healthier !!!! My new goal going forward is to follow the 80/20 rule. Ready to start the 10 day re-introduction phase.... Read more

  • Today's Fun Fact

    2/23/2020 1:49:54 PM, by BTRFLYDOG

    In addition to birth stones, each month has birth flowers (was not aware of this) February's birth flowers are Violets and Primrose. ... Read more

  • What a Great Day to Be Here.

    2/23/2020 1:22:21 PM, by KATHY_2019

    Good Afternoon This is the First time in Years i Woke Up Without a Pain of Some kind. Got up Got Dress when out on a Walk I love The sounds of Birds Singing and Other Animals Making Sounds. This is the Time i Reflect on my Journey I have went Forwards and Backwards I hope This Time i just go Forwar... Read more

  • A New Spark

    2/23/2020 12:01:33 PM, by BLUFORME

    Today I start my journey to weight loss and emotional wellness. I have been neglecting my-self for too long now. It is time for me to love myself enough to heal my-self. Getting older and not knowing what to do with my life is such a heavy weight on me. I have been kinda lost these past few ye... Read more

  • upcoming milestone birthday -- so exciting, but new struggles to overcome

    2/23/2020 11:51:06 AM, by SUZANNE170

    My goal -- to get enough mass off my frame and to build the muscle needed to support my joints so that I can get back to the running that I started doing shortly before my 50th birthday. I worked up to running half's and 10K's at that time, I can still run a 5k at about a 12 -13 min pace. I have a n... Read more

  • Time for Change! Photo inspiration.

    2/23/2020 11:28:05 AM, by REDSPIRALWOMAN

    I recently returned from a long trip and started with SparkPeople once again. While going through the travel photographs, I found one that truly startled me. It's a nice photo of me, I look happy, but I also really look much bigger than I have before. I realized that I simply had not let get in h... Read more

  • Hi

    2/23/2020 9:44:27 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Reflection

    2/23/2020 9:27:42 AM, by CHANGINGHABITS1

    Sunny Sunday morning with warmer temperatures today. I have reached the age of my children being on their own and parents starting to need more help. I am blessed that they are as healthy as they are and so thankful they live close. Now, how do I shift to putting me first so I can be there for ... Read more

  • Intermittent Fasting

    2/23/2020 5:18:03 AM, by LIZBETHDRAGON

    I have been feeling sick a lot lately and a nurse recently suggested that a fast might help clear my system and then I could move forward with a healthier diet and see if that helps me feel better. After extensive online searching I've decided to start intermittent fasting and then in about a month... Read more

  • International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

    2/23/2020 1:38:39 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always February 23 International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day is a day for the dogs. And, that's because there is no one else who can really appreciate the true value of a dog biscuit. They say "Every dog has his day". And, it will definitely be his day, when you gi... Read more

  • On Religious Tolerance

    2/22/2020 10:20:54 PM, by OLDEROWL

    There is now a question of whether the Methodist church should recognize gay marriage. The issue is ripe because conservative Methodist churches opposed gay marriage and liberal Methodist churches are willing to condone it. The issue will be voted on in May. The United Methodist Church is not per... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/22/2020 7:06:30 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Stretching, 30 exbike, 1 mile walk.... Read more

  • Fee!ing a difference.

    2/22/2020 3:59:01 PM, by BLUJNSNPRLS

    Well I have been back to Sparking for a month and I can see a small difference however, I still have not been able to get the fruits and veggies in everyday. I have been tracking my food and exercise and have been able to keep in my calorie range. The best thing I've been able to do is eating breakf... Read more

  • Basics.

    2/22/2020 3:51:14 PM, by MARINGAL

    We need rain! No doubt about it. It’s February, our supposedly rainy season and not a drop. No rain in the 10 day forecast; we Californians are not happy about this. Last year at this time we were pounded by storms and this year, nil. Climate warming is scary, and if we aren’t careful, we are in for... Read more

  • Here again

    2/22/2020 3:11:44 PM, by PALUTE1

    I've been on SparkPeople many times. I am here for a l am here for a little while then get bored or forget or just give up and go away. About 15 years ago I went from 176 pounds to 136 pounds. in about 10 months. But since that time I put all that weight back on plus an additional 5 pounds, I hav... Read more

  • Today's Fun Fact

    2/22/2020 12:12:53 PM, by BTRFLYDOG

    By average annual rainfall, the wettest place is Mawsynram, Meghalaya, India, with 11,873 millimeters (467 inches) of rain per year. 40 I hope we don't get that much today - Phoenix would float away... Read more

  • Not to shabby

    2/22/2020 10:48:51 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • New Scale

    2/22/2020 10:47:23 AM, by DEACONPEG

    I got my new bathroom scale and was afraid to use it. The scale in the community room showed that I had lost 6 lbs. Well, I shouldn't have been worried. I used my new scale in my bathroom and it showed the same results. I am seeing myself in the mirror again. My clothes are fitting better a... Read more

  • George Washington's Birthday

    2/22/2020 8:04:59 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated: February 22 The "Father of His Country", George Washington was born on February 22, 1732. He became commander in chief of the Continental Army in 1775, and fought a long and arduous war for freedom from British rule. The war was finally over in 1781, when the Contin... Read more

  • Ahhhh

    2/22/2020 12:40:04 AM, by CHACHA0711

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  • Ahhhh

    2/22/2020 12:39:50 AM, by CHACHA0711

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  • Iced Tea

    2/21/2020 11:06:10 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    I tried this new tea today called Teavana Crafted Ice Tea. It is a tea with creative blends of bright botanicals, real fruit flavors and premium teas. It comes in lots of different flavor mixtures. The flavor I’m drinking right now is Pineapple Berry Blue with Hibiscus. It’s very good tea. If y... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/21/2020 8:15:58 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Got second 1 mile walk in midday.... Read more

  • Friday 21

    2/21/2020 5:48:10 PM, by KATHY_2019

    Well I did get to go out wed i had a Great Time I am having to wear special socks for my Feet, We Went and got a massage First then out to lunch which we all had a good time they were 10 of us. Of Course we went Shopping i got a nice leather Purse. Thursday we made a new Recipe Low Carb Dish it... Read more

  • New member help

    2/21/2020 2:06:09 PM, by BIGMOUTH

    Hello, how do I delete the meal plans? Is there a 'frequently asked questions' somewhere?... Read more

  • My dh just loves to find ways to drive me crazy

    2/21/2020 12:54:43 PM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good afternoon; DH is swimming laps in the Y pool- 3 days a week. It has helped him greatly. Now he is working on programs to know where we are spending our money. I do not have a problem. We have been tracking and doing good. he wants to expand the tool to dissect every item on a grocery list t... Read more

  • growing long hair at your age? well, ya!

    2/21/2020 12:44:36 PM, by 10XPERLB

    I bought a whole bunch of colored bandanas to match my long and short sleeve tee-shirts for this year.... I'm ditching the hairdryer and tying one to get me out in public. The worst part of growing short hair out is around the ears.... Went walking 20 minutes 311... Read more

  • Telling the whole truth

    2/21/2020 11:58:27 AM, by NEWROSE

    I have been trying my best to stick to the program for a month and a half now. I was becoming accustomed to eating in my calorie range and was getting good at eating the correct balance of carbs and protein and fat. I tracked all my visits to the gym and was happy with my pound a week weight loss. ... Read more

  • Was Feeling Discouraged, But...

    2/21/2020 11:42:43 AM, by ANAIS57

    ...when I woke up and did my weekly weigh-in. Nothing had changed and after lifting weights, yoga class and weeding the garden, I measured and not on inth of an inch. After my shower, I weighed again and there it was 1.2 lbs gone!!! I remember when I was lo-carbing years ago we use to call it the wo... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/21/2020 11:20:46 AM, by TOMSTONE1

    Up at 0500 wide awake. My knees felt like rusted hinges on a barn door, stiff and achy. Started day with stretching, 30 on exbike with to loosen my knees, and a one mile walk. New exbike Seat working great, again little to no sacral / tailbone pain. Doubled knit hat, sweat shirt and pant and glo... Read more

  • Today's Fun Fact

    2/21/2020 8:17:28 AM, by BTRFLYDOG

    TGIF! Or if you are in the U.K. or Australia, Friday is sometimes referred to by the acronym “POETS Day,” which stands for “Piss Off Early Tomorrow’s Saturday.” Either way - I hope your Friday is 345... Read more

  • Hi

    2/21/2020 8:13:44 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • ~ WELCOME to a FUNtastic NEW DAY ~

    2/21/2020 6:24:42 AM, by --DEBY--

    201 344 201344201 344201 344 344 ~ Waving hello ~ & ~ Wishing You ~ ~ a FUNtastic Friday ~&~ a WONDERfilled Weekend ~ Hang in there the weekend is almost here ........ YAY !!! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ BLESSings ~ ALLways ~ Deby ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 344201 344 201344201 344201 ... Read more

  • National Sticky Bun Day

    2/21/2020 4:50:43 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date when celebrated: February 21st What goes better with coffee than something a little sweet, nutty and possibly oozing with caramel. Yup, you know what we’re talking about. February 21 is National Sticky Bun Day! This delightful confection, a Philadelphia specialty originally known as ... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/20/2020 8:06:38 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    2 one mile walks, stretching, resistance tubes, exbike. Stopped using exbike due to sacral pain, decided to get wider, more supportive seat, spent loads of time browsing internet. All turned out to be bicycle seats that required a $42.00 adapter. Saw a seat at Wal-Mart got it, made my own adapter... Read more

  • A Miracle.

    2/20/2020 7:07:45 PM, by MARINGAL

    I haven’t blogged in awhile. Reason being, I actually had nothing to blog about. My life is status quo, ups and downs and turn around. Everything is grand except the chronic pain in my neck. I am trying not to complain but in my situation with the intensity of pain, honestly it is hard not to. ... Read more

  • Week 4 - Sick again

    2/20/2020 6:34:28 PM, by PEPPERMINT131

    Stopped diet. Unable to exercise.... Read more

  • Week 3 - Measurement change

    2/20/2020 6:32:48 PM, by PEPPERMINT131

    Weight unchanged Measurements - waist reduced... Read more

  • Oh My! Getting back on track after my binge.

    2/20/2020 4:34:00 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Binged. It happens. This morning I woke up totally ravenous and too tired to care. My thoughts were not about my goals, my well being, even you all. I just plain wanted energy and to eat. I had 2 mini bags of chips 160 cal each, a coke 140 cal, 2 payday bars 240 cal each... then I stopped. ... Read more

  • Just water

    2/20/2020 4:20:04 PM, by CHACHA0711

    I know it’s hard to drink water for some. Some people don’t like flavorless drinks, I prefer my water natural. But there are fruits you can use sugar free mixes too. Happy drinking.... Read more

  • Off to a Good Start

    2/20/2020 9:03:39 AM, by NONI1012

    Before I came back to SparkPeople I had tried Noom for 2-weeks and did everything exactly like they told me to with a one-pound loss. Needless to say I cancelled before paying because I realized this was not the diet plan for me. I remembered the success that I had on SparkPeople before just wa... Read more

  • Struggling with a cold

    2/20/2020 8:50:58 AM, by IRELANDSLADY

    Struggling but i can eat clean.trying to take it 1 step at a time... Read more

  • Getting there

    2/20/2020 8:43:08 AM, by FIRE27

    10 lbs in 2 weeks. BG to 122 today and BP 132/88. Pretty good I'd say. Getting easier to workout. I still need to do more than walking. Up at 4:30 on the treadmill. Foods are good, noting diet-related just good proteins, veg, no starch. Did find the plant-based noodles interesting, Made lomein la... Read more

  • Today's Fun Fact

    2/20/2020 8:25:24 AM, by BTRFLYDOG

    Indian paintbrushes are hemiparasitic, digging their roots into neighboring plants to steal nutrients. ... Read more

  • # 1

    2/20/2020 8:10:55 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • ~ WELCOME to a THOUGHTfilled NEW DAY~

    2/20/2020 7:26:28 AM, by --DEBY--

    575 135 575 135 575 135 575 135 135 ~Waving Hello~ & ~Wishing You~ ~ a LOVEly BLOOMing THOUGHTfilled Thursday ~ 575 135 575 135 575 135 575 135 ~~~ Sharing a Comforting Reminder Thought ~~~ ~ ~ ~ As the Seasons Change ~ ~ So do we ~ ~ ~ ~ Take comfort ... Read more

  • Love Your Pet Day

    2/20/2020 4:56:44 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always February 20th Love Your Pet Day is day to pamper your pet. People just love their pets, and today is an easy excuse to spend time with them, and to give them special treats. Whether its a dog, a cat, a fish, a pet snake, or your pet rock......give them lots o... Read more

  • Dogs in trucks

    2/19/2020 11:07:28 PM, by CHACHA0711

    Traveling partners are usually good conversations but dogs are silent. At least mine are. Stopping at several rest areas for potty breaks a must. Our interaction is limited. Love my pups💕... Read more

  • What do you see from your window?

    2/19/2020 8:46:22 PM, by GREATMARTIN

    Looking out my window I see: Manny the Manatee Seymour the squirrel Iggy the iguana The scene changes every day with birds, fish, geckos, lizards, the canal in constant motion! What do you see from your window?... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/19/2020 7:43:04 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    2 one mile walks, stretching... Read more

  • good news!

    2/19/2020 11:37:31 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good Morning- I got a fabulous massage yesterday. My masseuse listened to my needs. I have a good masseuse that I use regularly. I knew I needed something- I was leaning toward a Physical Therapist. In my state you have to get a referral - my doctor was out of town. I got a appointment with my m... Read more

  • Changes I will make to my eating

    2/19/2020 10:56:41 AM, by QUERIDAANA

    Although I don't really know how I want to change my eating, I know I want to continue to eat 3 fruits per day, vegetables, yogurt (4 heaping tablespoons seems like a good portion), protein, and I am still learning.... Read more

  • Day One

    2/19/2020 9:44:28 AM, by LACYKNIT

    Well, I'm excited and a little scared. I see the trainer today at the gym. I'm hoping we can come up with a good exercise plan for me. I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and I have some issues with some of my joints. This will be a good thing.... Read more