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  • New Walking Buddy

    1/18/2020 7:36:43 PM, by EGGABIRDIS

    We picked up Molly at local animal shelter. A good excuse for me to do a daily walk. Note to self. Not a good idea to take dog for a walk in a snowstorm especially if your street is on a hill and said dog doesn't want to stay out in the cold. :-)... Read more

  • Great Saturday

    1/18/2020 7:10:24 PM, by MNABOY

    Day started with rain, about .6". Around 1 pm it cleared and was pretty and in mid 60's. Went walking at the Lincoln trail and there was one couple that arrived a little after I did and another single that finished after I did. Need to build up my arms for the walker. Also may need to adjust the bra... Read more

  • What's in a name?

    1/18/2020 6:48:48 PM, by HYGGEBYGGE

    "Hygge" is a Danish word that means being comfortable, at ease, cozy. It's pronounced HOOGuh, and the oo is like in the English word "boogie." "Bygge" is also Danish, and means to build. It doesn't precisely rhyme with hygge, but they are fun to say together. I'm not Danish, but these wor... Read more

  • movies to watch

    1/18/2020 6:00:21 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    I am not sure why but the free HBO movies mostly seem to be older ones this weekend. Still a lot that I don't remember seeing before. Thought that son and I would go shopping today but it is raining and my son says he doesn't feel well so putting that off and hope he is feeling like it tomorrow or... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    1/18/2020 5:14:13 PM, by SHERYE

    The Bad Knife Thrower Little Johnny: That knife-throwing act was terrible. I want my money back. Carnival Owner: What was the matter with it? Little Johnny: Call that a knife thrower? He got ten chances and he didn’t even hit that girl once!... Read more

  • New Day

    1/18/2020 2:24:31 PM, by FEISTYGAL64

    Today I will learn some salsa dance moves, for exercise and fun.... Read more


    1/18/2020 12:47:47 PM, by ANHELIC

    MAN OR GOD Some trust in chariots, and some in horses; but we will remember the name of the Lord our God. Psalm 20:7 Has there ever been a more turbulent era in american history? The two political parties seem hopelessly divided, our role in the flammable Middle East seems indefinable, ... Read more


    1/18/2020 12:41:07 PM, by ANHELIC

    MAN OR GOD Some trust in chariots, and some in horses; but we will remember the name of the Lord our God. Psalm 20:7 Has there ever been a more turbulent era in american history? The two political parties seem hopelessly divided, our role in the flammable Middle East seems indefinable, ... Read more

  • National Use Your Gift Card Day

    1/18/2020 12:21:52 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    The Aspire/Inspire Team Buddy Support Group January challenge asked participants involved in the challenge to blog about one of three different options this week. The option I choose this week was to blog about National Use Your Gift Card Day. January 18th is National Use Your Gift Card ... Read more

  • Saturday - musings

    1/18/2020 11:39:21 AM, by NANCYPAT1

    My first reaction was disappointment when my scale told me my week of hard work and good choices resulted in a GAIN of 3 pounds. Then I looked over to my laundry basket and saw my new jeans lying on top of it still zipped up and buttoned. It occurred to me that those same jeans were snug a week ago.... Read more

  • Hi

    1/18/2020 11:32:12 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Day 18: Slow Cooker Soup

    1/18/2020 10:33:12 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    Slow Cooker Cheesy Potato Soup Minutes to Prepare: 15 Minutes to Cook: 405 Number of Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 bag 32 0z frozen southern style dices hash brown potatos, thawed 1/2 cup chopped raw onion i medium stalk celery, diced 1/2 cup 2 cans (14 oz each) 99% fat f... Read more

  • Day 18: Tone Your Triceps Without Weights?

    1/18/2020 10:24:22 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    After enough reps of these, you'll be a believer! Lying Triceps Lifts Starting Position Begin lying face down on a mat, arms at your sides, palms facing the ceiling. Make sure your neck is in a neutral position. Action EXHALE: Keep body stationary and arms straigh... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 1/18/2020

    1/18/2020 10:24:16 AM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    With so many of us being hit with snow this time of year, I thought this might be appropriate today. Here's today's Motivation: I made myself a snowball As perfect as can be. I thought I’d keep it as a pet And let it sleep with me. I made it some pajamas And a pillow for it’s head ... Read more

  • A visit to my doctor after a particularly bad case of the “ why bothers”

    1/18/2020 10:06:15 AM, by PCOH051610

    Hi, Well, I’ve taken the proverbial bull by the horns and have told my doctor I want to lose weight. I think it was always the elephant in the room (no pun intended) especially the past few visits when I went because of increased GERD symptoms and, more recently, issues with one of my knees. ... Read more

  • Tracking

    1/18/2020 9:50:50 AM, by MZMARY4

    How do you enter food on the tracker ... Read more

  • Saturday Morning

    1/18/2020 9:43:21 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is another cloudy day on the Gulf Coast. I was up early scheduling bill payments. Getting ready for Church later this afternoon. Keeping focused for more successes. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. Hope all are enjoying a great holiday weekend!... Read more

  • Snowmagedan...

    1/18/2020 9:20:41 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Using a measuring tape is a lot more encouraging than scales. 216 192 Well, Snowmagedan has arrived this morning. Glad we did the library run yesterday. Got lots of salad and wings for hockey game tonight. Perfect. Go Leafs Go. 636 196... Read more

  • 0.0!!!!

    1/18/2020 9:16:10 AM, by MICHELLE4445

    I’m cracking up laughing this morning because for a half a second I thought I’d pierced the veil of my next 10s on the scale (my nemesis)...but no, my weight was 0.0 in my current tens! So funny! This just means that today, tomorrow, and holiday Monday I need to be extra diligent if I’m going to c... Read more

  • Patience

    1/18/2020 8:51:29 AM, by BEACHCOMBER16

    I have a problem with patience. I know that it took years to gain this weight. I know that it is healthy to lose 1-2 pounds a week. I also wish it could go faster. It seems like when you put your whole focus into planning and staying in your calorie range and trying to get in steps, it is like a ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, January 18, 2020

    1/18/2020 3:59:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I celebrate both my uniqueness and my connection with all that is." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Finding my inner tiger!

    1/18/2020 2:32:00 AM, by TREKPURRSON

    I still feel as weak as this kitten, but somehow, I'll be as strong as this tiger! Mom needs me! I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Phil. 4:13... Read more

  • 1-17-20

    1/18/2020 1:34:24 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    My cold has matured to the coughing and sneezing stage. I look forward to it's leaving. I have been spending a lot more time sleeping with this cold. I am beginning to think that is what I missed when I was younger. Of course, in those day with taking care of family and going to work, doing that muc... Read more

  • Taking The Good With The Bad...

    1/18/2020 12:44:34 AM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    It’s snowing! A lot! Whee! My daughter had a monthly checkup yesterday morning to manage medications. Her newest one seems to be working. That’s the good news. The not-so-good news is that she is gaining weight quickly while on it. The doctor says this is the initial effect and it should flatt... Read more

  • Exercise

    1/18/2020 12:38:50 AM, by FEISTYGAL64

    So, did a little exercise day before yesterday, and again this evening. Got winded, but not wheezy, which I think is a good thing.... Read more

  • Friday 1/17/20

    1/18/2020 12:09:43 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Another cold day altho it was sunny again. This has been a strange year for weather. Happy for us to be out of the drought, however it has been very windy🌬 & quite cold for longer than usual. No global warming here. LOL yet I think generally I'm going to miss our weather- it's fairly temperate c... Read more

  • The Only Difference.............

    1/17/2020 11:10:43 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    The only difference between a rut and a grave is the depth. For your own sake...………..please avoid getting into a rut. Your mental and physical health will be the better for it. 381 ... Read more

  • Li'l Bit

    1/17/2020 10:20:40 PM, by BEDA65

    My Li'l Bit has a hard time getting around on snow and ice. She loves being out in it, though. She's a mess! She needs a haircut! ~B~... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    1/17/2020 8:38:49 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    1/17/2020 8:38:29 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Weather

    1/17/2020 8:38:11 PM, by GEORGE815

    Kind of warm but very windy... Read more

  • Weekend finally here!

    1/17/2020 8:19:08 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    The week was long and challenging but I survived it! In fact, I think I may even have lost some weight. I also know that I have started a new habit that if I continue with it, should bring greater losses and success. My habits have been to be more intentional about my breakfasts and lunches. I... Read more

  • three day weekend

    1/17/2020 7:33:40 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Glad I wasn't as sore today. I went to upper body class and we used dumbbells. I started with 10 # weights but after a couple of exercises, I couldn't raise arms up as high as needed and switched to 5 # ones. So did one of the others (three of us in class). I'm not very sore now but know that ca... Read more

  • Rest Day

    1/17/2020 5:58:01 PM, by MNABOY

    Couldn't drop off to sleep last night even after walking 2.5 miles with the walker. Maybe I over did it with the other exercise? Took a rest day today so I'll just do some ,ild strengyj and stretch training.... Read more

  • 2020 Is this going to be the roaring 20's again?

    1/17/2020 5:19:11 PM, by LOVELYLINDA491

    Looking forward to this new adventures into my 70's now and moving a little better. I need to check in more regular. Thank you Sparkpeople... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, January 17, 2020

    1/17/2020 4:23:52 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I bring Peace into moments of chaos." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more


    1/17/2020 2:40:21 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is the first time I have left my house since last Friday. I ran errands, getting fresh foods before the predicted storm hits tonight. It is supposed to hi hared in southern Michigan, but living on Lake Huron, you learn to expect anything minute-by-minute. At least it is not really cold.. a ba... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    1/17/2020 1:21:55 PM, by SHERYE

    I was watching Star Wars with my daughter. She asked why Luke was climbing inside a Tauntaun. I said to keep warm. She asked, "How warm is it inside?" I said, "Lukewarm."... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 1/17/2020

    1/17/2020 11:11:22 AM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Here's a wonderful quote from Albert Einstein: "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." Being a success is almost a selfish goal, because you’re striving to be a success for yourself. If you are striving to be of value, you are striving to help others! Don’t jus... Read more

  • Losing weight despite stress

    1/17/2020 10:47:37 AM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    Hello! I made some homemade vegetable soup to get me through the stress filled week. My satellite TV was acting up but they said they would upgrade me at no cost and would be there 1/9. Well they showned but there was too much ice onmy roof for safety so they came back 1/13. Well the man who c... Read more

  • Friday Morning Sunshine

    1/17/2020 9:34:00 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is another beautiful start to the day on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast. Getting ready to go outside and clean up the back yard today. Keeping focused for success. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. Thanks to all for the encouraging comments. Hope all are having a great start to... Read more

  • 17th of Jan.

    1/17/2020 9:12:43 AM, by MAMAGWEN1

    Good Morning! I slept for 9 hours last night. That is a record for me. I didn’t get up once. Other than my bad knee (not bad enough for surgery yet) and my hands (arthritis) I am pain free. To think most of my pain has been from a bad mattress. I love 💕 my new one! The jam we went to last nig... Read more

  • Day 17: International Fave w/A Low-Carb Twist

    1/17/2020 9:01:22 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    An Italian Favorite gets a Below-the-Border Twist. Tex Mex Calzones Minutes to Prepare: 30 Minutes to Cook: 15 Number of Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound ground turkey, extra lean 1/2 c onion, chopped fine 2 garlic cloves, minced 3/4 t ground cumin 1 1/2 t dark ... Read more

  • Day 17: Power Up Your Lunges

    1/17/2020 8:50:55 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    An Interesting Way to Add Weights to Your Lunges Lunges with Cable Cross Machine Starting Position Select desired weight. Adjust both pulleys to the lowest position. Place the hand grip attachments onto the pulley carabiners. Stand at the center of the cable cross m... Read more

  • Books and Magazines...

    1/17/2020 8:30:30 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Good morning... 213 Hubby and I are heading out this morning to do a long overdo Library and Used Book Store run. The car is laden down with boxes of old paperbacks and magazines to either trade or donate. Also 'almost overdo' library books are ready to turn in and replac... Read more

  • Wii

    1/17/2020 8:21:05 AM, by CKEYES1

    Using the Wii today. It's so cold outside. No outdoor activity... Read more

  • NSV

    1/17/2020 6:37:23 AM, by FIT2BETHIN

    Yesterday I experienced a Non Scale Victory (NSV). DH and I made a quick overnight trip, that involved watching our granddaughter cheer. Afterwards, we planned to get our camper, and move it from one storage unit to a new one close to our new community. Long story short... the game went into ov... Read more

  • Feeling a Wee Bit Better

    1/17/2020 4:58:45 AM, by SHERILIEGH1969

    Hey everybody. Thanks for stopping by. I'm starting to feel a little better. I think the antibiotics are starting to work and the Prednisone. I'm not coughing as much and I'm able to do my chair yoga videos which I wasn't able to do for the last 2 weeks. That is a step forward in my eyes. I'm ... Read more

  • Updated sparkpage

    1/17/2020 2:30:13 AM, by WUNMURRA

    As it is a new start for the year and the decade - I have updated my sparkpage banner to our exquisite Australian flannel flowers and put up the offending picture taken on 29 December 2019 that has encouraged (driven) me back to SP. I am grateful to my nephew for the timely prompt.... Read more

  • 1-16-20

    1/17/2020 2:27:19 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I definitely have a cold. I wish I knew where I got it so I could return it with interest. The sore throat has fallen somewhat into my chest. I had a couple of oranges today. I would not have managed that yesterday. This is the first cold I've had in a couple of years. I slept nearly 10 hours last n... Read more

  • What to do next about weight loss???

    1/17/2020 1:18:58 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    I was steadily losing weight up to early September by dropping meat from my diet. I was a low fat pescatarian for 7 months. Then, due to a problem with my toe, I had to go on a high protein diet. I re-added meat, and put on ten pounds in a short period of time. I am now 9 pounds up from that low I... Read more

  • Just in time

    1/17/2020 12:58:38 AM, by MNABOY

    Got dressed to go walk on a trail where people would see me if I collapsed and got my clothes to take to the cleaners and intended to go pay my drug bill. I looked in the neat empty console that I had emptied to get the car detailed and didn't find it so I looked all through the box that I had empti... Read more

  • Thurs 1/16/20

    1/17/2020 12:53:30 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Today we got a lot of wind & rain. After my PT appt (where I got some new exercises) hubby & I went to a local Chinese place to share a big bowl of house special noodle soup. We sat by the picture windows on Main Street so we could watch the weather & the birds. It's always interesting to see how... Read more

  • Expenses

    1/16/2020 11:56:57 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    It is NOT hard to meet expenses...………… They're everywhere!!! 528... Read more

  • Scrabble...

    1/16/2020 11:47:55 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    Played a very fun game of Scrabble with D23 and D21 this evening. My husband had to work late so it was the perfect time to do it because it is a game he would rather not play. Tonight he would have really not liked to have been around as some of the words we were coming up with were words he would ... Read more

  • Talking to myself

    1/16/2020 11:01:45 PM, by CHRISSYMACD66

    Hey there Universe. It's been a while. 2019 is over...and I survived it. By "survived" I mean I subsisted mostly on chocolate and puffy peppermints for the better part of 2 months. It did wonders for my stress levels (hello dopamine). It also wreaked havoc on my HBA1c. Yeah...so that's a thi... Read more

  • Little wins - small goals reached

    1/16/2020 9:42:32 PM, by WUNMURRA

    I just cut my toenails all by my (not quite as) big self. It has been a long time since I could manage that with ease (if at all lately). It is a nice reminder that I am on the right track to a more capable and healthy me. I am still wearing a huge smile from the accomplishment. 30... Read more

  • A new year——-A new challenge —— And new adventure

    1/16/2020 8:39:56 PM, by PAGE2015

    2020 is going to be a fun and positive year. I’m going to start each day listing 3 things I am grateful for. Then my devotions then head out for my job. I’m really working on being positive at work being thankful I can still work( which is hard as I really wish I could retire but life has not put me... Read more

  • Hi

    1/16/2020 8:39:54 PM, by CKEYES1

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  • Walking forward

    1/16/2020 8:06:16 PM, by JAHNAH

    Hi Fam, went to gym and completed 40 mins on tredmill. Hoping everyone is well and doing good with their journey! Cya 2morrow. PEACE 2 ALL... Read more

  • it isn't stopping me

    1/16/2020 7:54:08 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    My arms and legs are sore today but I still went to water fit class this morning and writer's class this afternoon. Tomorrow sore or not (hoping for not) I will go to the upper body class. I'm not extremely sore like I was once after a boot camp class so I am doing ok. The would be writer's clas... Read more

  • 2019 Did you exercise today

    1/16/2020 7:46:23 PM, by GEORGE815

    Got a couple of walks in today.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    1/16/2020 7:45:31 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    1/16/2020 7:45:09 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Good Grief!!

    1/16/2020 7:23:09 PM, by TSISQUAUSDI

    Today started off like most of my Thursdays. Make coffee, start the laundry, feed and let out the chickens, walk the garden and harvest whatever is ready.....I collected two beautiful heads of broccoli for tonight's supper, and a huge basket of collards. I figured I'd go to the grocery store when ... Read more

  • Thursday

    1/16/2020 6:54:26 PM, by PICKIE98

    I made some wonderful protein-rich pintos/pink beans yesterday with a ham bone I had. I added my spices, some ranch bean ingredients, making this almost completely protein except some onion. I find that I only ate once at 3 P.M. and am not hungry many hours later. Water seems to fill the bill. I ... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 1/16/2020

    1/16/2020 4:59:10 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Today's Motivation: To be a champ, you have to believe in yourself when no one else will. Here are my thoughts: Sometimes, you won’t always get the support you want. Your ideas will often be rejected or criticized before they are accepted. Your goals may seem unreasonable or imprac... Read more


    1/16/2020 4:43:16 PM, by ANHELIC

    MATCHLESS DESIGN From whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love. Ephesians 4;16 Adult humans have 206 bones, 640 muscles, ... Read more

  • My Wednesday ended with a whimper

    1/16/2020 3:54:05 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    Last night I had a run in with a rather large deer. It was a buck with an impressive rack of antlers. Today we spent trying to arrange the estimate and repair schedule. It was a good hit and my poor car horn no longer TOOTS, but just whimpers softly. Today at school went okay but there were mu... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    1/16/2020 3:49:12 PM, by SHERYE

    Seeing her friend Marcia wearing a new locket, Ashley asks if there is a memento of some sort inside. “Yes,” says Marcia, “a lock of my husband’s hair.” “But Larry’s still alive?” “I know, but his hair is gone.”... Read more

  • Lose 60 Pounds = Blood Pressure 117/72

    1/16/2020 2:04:11 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I had a pleasant surprise at the doctor's office yesterday when I went for my prescription renewals. Because I take BP meds, she checks my blood pressure. She said you must be very relaxed your BP is 117/72. Beg to differ Dr. I think losing 60 pounds helps. I was first aware of my BP 25 years when I... Read more

  • Hospitalization - cancer spread, liver cirrhosis (or maybe fatty liver..)

    1/16/2020 11:13:02 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    A week ago last week, I went to emergency room on the recommendation of my naturopathic oncologist. I was transported to the main hospital later Thursday night and checked out late Saturday afternoon. I also have low blood platelets and some of this could be the result of not enough protein (go... Read more

  • Today's Doings...

    1/16/2020 9:23:48 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I guess this is the mood I'm in today... maybe knowing a blizzard's coming our way this weekend is doing it. It's a sunny, cool morning here today. Perfect for my walk... and grocery shopping before Old Man Winter hits. 636 246 213 Hope you have a happy-funky day too.... Read more

  • Day 16: Warm, Yummy Soup

    1/16/2020 8:31:51 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    This tomato soup is so rich and thick you'll swear it's laden with cream and butter. The trick is really good tomatoes. Tomato Soup Minutes to Prepare: 10 Minutes to Cook: 20 Number of Servings: 8 Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow or white onion, chopped... Read more

  • Day 16: Let's Work Our Arms

    1/16/2020 8:25:11 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    Get the dancer's arms you've always wanted with this fun barre video! 17-Minute Barre Workout https://www.sparkpeople.com/
    ?video=28 Your Spark Neighbor, Dolly 87 ... Read more

  • Gained my weight back

    1/16/2020 7:34:33 AM, by FROGGER591

    Back again after missing just a couple of days Called Corporate to get the pool heated starting back tonight... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, January 16, 2020

    1/16/2020 4:54:50 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am a blessing to the world." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • 1-15-20

    1/16/2020 1:55:07 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Woke up this morning with a sore throat. I've been soothing all day and it's still sore. I think I'm getting a cold. I hate having a cold. Fortunately. I don't have anything I have to do away from home. I am not happy, I'm just tired.... Read more

  • Mid week blahs!

    1/16/2020 12:35:56 AM, by MNABOY

    Day outside was funky, tornado type weather feeling though none forecast. Choir was noisy with useless chatter and with frogs falling down my throat. Prayer metting went well with all present getting involved. I called home to see if I needed to bring anything home and wife said she was going to fix... Read more

  • Pow!...

    1/15/2020 11:55:54 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    530 I nailed this week’s beat the clock fitness ITC! Timed myself walking around the block (which is pretty darn near a half mile) 1x each day for five days in a row. So glad the weather cooperated. Day One: 10:13.98  Day Two: 10:50.78  Day Three: 9:37.85  Day Four: 9:20.90  ... Read more

  • How do You Relax Your Mind?

    1/15/2020 11:48:17 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    I have an app on my phone called Happy Colors. It's a grownup version of the child's color by numbers. The app have a variety of different pictures to color such as, flowers, nature, animals, people, places, etc. It is very relaxing and addictive too. The app also have a different pictu... Read more

  • Holding The Right Cards

    1/15/2020 11:36:11 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    When I'm finally holding all the right cards, everyone wants to play chess. 303 If you are in the areas that are predicting well below zero temperatures, be careful and stay safe and warm.... Read more

  • Believe in the Person You Want to Become!

    1/15/2020 10:41:44 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Aspirations in the sky, But tears are falling from my eye, Why am I not who I want to be, A bit of failure at half past three, I lost control at the vending machine, Since I blew it I ate ice cream, Next morning all is right, I forgive myself for last night, But deep inside it ... Read more

  • Rest day

    1/15/2020 10:00:43 PM, by JAHNAH

    Hi everyone i forgot to check in yesterday. I went to the gym on yesterday, did tredmill 30 mins. Today i rested & went to movies to see Bad Boys. Go see it, lots of action and laughs! Hoping everyone gad a great day...Goodnite.... Read more

  • The Days are Getting Longer!

    1/15/2020 8:18:35 PM, by TSISQUAUSDI

    My world has been a busy one lately, and that's a good thing. Seasonal depression can get a foothold if you're not busy doing something. This week I've been harvesting and freezing broccoli - About 1/2 of it is still growing and should be ready soon. As you all know, when things are not good ... Read more

  • So far so good

    1/15/2020 8:15:34 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Today is day 28 of streak which ties my last one and tomorrow I will beat the last one. I did the 30 minute strength class and then 10 minutes on the treadmill. I wasn't sure if son would want to go to gym after school but he said back hurts so we didn't go. I'm glad as I'm kind of sore. More in... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    1/15/2020 8:07:18 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    1/15/2020 8:06:47 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    1/15/2020 8:06:24 PM, by GEORGE815

    Better number today. Have been doing some good things and it worked out.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/15/2020 6:26:49 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I actually walked out to the mailbox next door. That was biggie for me. I did two loads of laundry, so seven trips up and down the stairs. I putzed around doing little things upstairs, mostly with my c-pap supplies. We went into the back yard and filled the feeders for the first t... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    1/15/2020 5:47:51 PM, by SHERYE

    It was the kindergarten teachers birthday and the students decided that they would each buy their teacher a gift. The first student, whose parents own a florist shop, gave her a present. She held it and said, "I guess that it is flowers". "How did you guess?" asked the little boy. She laugh... Read more

  • Hi

    1/15/2020 5:21:47 PM, by CKEYES1

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  • Beginning

    1/15/2020 3:01:50 PM, by WRITERDEMAN

    I am at my all-time highest weight. I have to get this off for health as well as personal reasons. I don't want to wind up in a wheelchair!!! 249 ... Read more

  • Today's Motivation 1/15/2020

    1/15/2020 1:49:26 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Fearlessness is like a muscle. The more I exercise it, the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me. I thought this was another good quote that seems to affect many of us who do not like change and have the fear of the unknown. Being fearless doesn't mean living a life that's c... Read more

  • Lost 60 Pounds on SparkPeople!

    1/15/2020 11:28:20 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I did it! Today when I saw the number on the scale I was happy to see my losing trend has continued and I am 2.6 pounds away from my next milestone when my BMI changes from obese to overweight. It's taken me years to get here but it's not less thrilling to achieve a 60 pound weight loss. In the last... Read more

  • The Bell

    1/15/2020 11:11:02 AM, by BEDA65

    Even though I plan to blog about the things I know that are personal to me, I have had a spiritual story on my mind for weeks that I have wanted to share, but I could not find it. It came to me yesterday and I feel compelled to share it this morning. It is also personal to me. This story's premise... Read more

  • Facing my nemesis this week or next

    1/15/2020 10:27:53 AM, by MICHELLE4445

    I posted this as my status already, but want to document here that later this week (or maybe next week?) I will face my most forbidden nemesis— the next lower 10s number for my weight. It’s the worst! I’ve been stuck for 18 months on my current plan, and was stuck here for about two years prev... Read more

  • Been Away but I am now back

    1/15/2020 9:38:49 AM, by ORTATK

    I had a great holiday but got the flu for Christmas and (although I had a flu shot in November), I got the flu and it was hard to get over. I still have a little cough but can deal with it. We have driven down to Florida. I am enjoying the warmth,. Still doing the do, and hope to be un... Read more

  • Eggs or Wings...?

    1/15/2020 8:58:23 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Maybe it'll be wing-night here tonight. Not too sure about those deviled eggs though. 246... Read more

  • Daily Visualization - Good Enough to Share

    1/15/2020 6:27:37 AM, by SHERILIEGH1969

    Today, imagine that you live in a world where scales do not exist. How would you measure your success? How would you know if you were healthy and fit? This would be fine with me. I would use a measuring tape, rate how much energy I have, how my blood pressure was doing, and how my overall heal... Read more