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  • OH no! I have mouse shoulder!

    12/16/2019 2:21:46 AM, by CTUPTON

    All summer I went to a physical therapist but my shoulder pain persisted. He thought my computer should be higher. I tried that. It did not help. Tonight I thought maybe it is my arm position, not my neck position causing the problem. I went looking for computer mouse muscle strain. Lo an dbe... Read more

  • Mini Rice Cooker

    12/16/2019 12:46:15 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    A couple of years ago I bought a Mini Rice Cooker. It said not to leave in the keep warm mode or it could burn out the motor, and guess what I did --- yup, I got busy doing something and forgot about it so it burned out the motor. I threw it out, but kept the cooking pots for some unknown rea... Read more

  • 12/15/19

    12/15/2019 10:05:24 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a rest day. Did some squats and stretching. Over ate on my calories today 🙁. Oh well. Dinner both last night and tonight got me but that is ok I will work hard the next two days and hope for the best on Wednesday. Went to Church with my mom and son today. I participated in the advent port... Read more

  • 12/15/19

    12/15/2019 7:41:51 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I made it through PSR this morning. With an impending snowstorm we weren't sure if we could do the craft project which was a nativity wreath. They told us that they were picking up the pizzas at 11:15 as they couldn't cancel the order and they didn't want to get stuck with 20 or more pizzas.... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SUNDAY

    12/15/2019 6:48:09 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATE For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost. Luke 19:10 He was a traitor. As the chief tax collector for the Romans he represented greed and extortion. He was short in stature. Who was he? Luke 19 tells his story--how he sought o see Jes... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SUNDAY

    12/15/2019 6:48:09 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATE For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost. Luke 19:10 He was a traitor. As the chief tax collector for the Romans he represented greed and extortion. He was short in stature. Who was he? Luke 19 tells his story--how he sought o see Jes... Read more

  • Tomorrow Is Bloodwork And Update On Eyes

    12/15/2019 6:02:54 PM, by PORTIA70

    Not sure if I posted about my eyes. I have several conditions due to Autoimmune Disease, so I am in a wheelchair most of the time. I started noticing a few months back that my eyes would burn when the sun hits it and the blurriness was so bad that it was almost blinding me. As you might imagine that... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, December 15, 2019

    12/15/2019 4:11:04 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am the poet of my mind. I am the painter of my heart." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • First thoughts

    12/15/2019 10:58:23 AM, by LARRYFRENCH

    I just read the article about "blogging". It reminded of one my favorite tv shows ever....Monk. Adrian was so enamored by Trudy's daughter writing a blog. Well, I am a retired teacher with feelings of remorse some days about a creative life that used to be. I think this blogging thing will gi... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 287 - Blessings

    12/15/2019 10:16:34 AM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - The online info of stores is not well synced. The employees were kind and helpful but informed me that I what I wished to purchase was discontinued. Pooh! Fear not the four year old will not be disappointed, Middle son and I will go out shopping. In a market in Newtown, I felt the ... Read more

  • research about gut micro-organisms--eat a variety of plants!

    12/15/2019 9:23:47 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • On the lighter side

    12/15/2019 7:18:49 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Hiking Hedgehog Mt.

    12/15/2019 5:52:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    I need a change of pace, and to get in more steps. When I hike, my blood sugar levels are at their best. My BP is lower, and I feel really good. My husband and I are heading to a small peak that is close to our home. We will dress in layers as it should be cold. We will also bring a thermos... Read more

  • Bill of Rights Day

    12/15/2019 1:40:55 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 15 Today is Bill of Rights Day. To Americans, the Bill of Rights are key amendments to the U.S. Constitution, that protect our individual rights. On March 4, 1789, the Constitution of the United States of America was ratified by the (forme... Read more

  • 12/14/19

    12/14/2019 11:22:18 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Had a great day! All planed workouts complete except for the walk through the park to see the Christmas lights. I got done the cookie decorating and birthday wrapping. Went to dinner with my family for my mom and sons birthday. My brother paid for the meal which was very nice of him. We were suppose... Read more

  • 12/14/2019

    12/14/2019 8:01:22 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I have been absent as I have been down lately. Last Sunday while at my Knights of Columbus meeting in Branson, I took a big spill. I was at the Chateau on the Lake, which is a beautiful resort hotel. The main floor is floor 2 and below they have some trees planted and gorgeous decorations. There... Read more

  • And a week later...

    12/14/2019 5:55:19 PM, by TAMARAMILES2018

    Well, folks... it was an intense week. Last week of classes, final grading, and my usual end of semester stress. I didn't exercise much and I ate a lot... but I'm finished now, and I'm on break, and glory! it feels good. I've got a new little greenhouse, and I've been working in there, planting... Read more

  • Holiday Check In, New Buffet Rule & Beautiful Dress

    12/14/2019 12:52:33 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Last night I attended the annual Women's Christmas Celebration at church. I looked in the 'other' closet to choose something to wear, and saw this beautiful dress I bought 5 years ago and have never wore. But today is the day to wear this size 14 dress. Yes!!! As I cut the tags off the dress, I was ... Read more

  • It was 1 year since I loss my best friend /husband

    12/14/2019 10:51:14 AM, by LMMONTES

    Just thinking about this year and not knowing how to keep going on. I hurt my knee at work, torn menisci. This has been for 4 months I got a brace which was so bad on my back. I have SAD and it has been hard to go on. But, today I am going out with my oldest daughter and niece. Tomorrow with my... Read more

  • Oops I forgot to put the picture of a Christmas moose!

    12/14/2019 10:19:59 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Daily Highlight 286 - Unraveled

    12/14/2019 10:05:22 AM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - Why unraveled? Received an update about a delayed order, new delivery date is after Christmas. Well that won't work for a four year old. On to Plan B ... a brick and mortar say they have it in stock. Thankfully it is on the way to the grands. Hopefully it will still be in the store w... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/14/2019 8:45:09 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Blue Christmas

    12/14/2019 5:25:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    I love the joy and magic of the season, but this year is different. This is a Christmas of holding Mom's hand in the nursing home, It will be a much quieter season with most of the grandkids far away. It will be a blue Christmas, and I'm fighting depression and feeling lonely. It's not the mos... Read more

  • He's Here!!

    12/14/2019 3:53:34 AM, by SNUZYQ2

    Grandson #3 is finally here!! On Friday the 13th, after 24 hours of labor which turned into an emergency C-section for our youngest daughter. Everyone survived. Baby tried out a face-first presentation which didn't work out very well. In the new Dad's own words..."We are...spent". It's a big ... Read more

  • Roast Chestnuts Day

    12/14/2019 1:10:27 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 14 Every Christmas holiday we all sing about "Chestnuts roasting on an open fire...." But, have you ever roasted chestnuts!? It may surprise you to know, that some people have never even tasted a chestnut. (how unfortunate for them!!) It's... Read more

  • A Can-Do Attitude – Do You Have One?

    12/13/2019 11:15:26 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    One of the greatest things we can do for ourselves, our family or our boss, is to develop a CAN-DO Attitude. A CAN-DO Attitude is the attitude that no matter what comes your way and no matter what life may have in store for you that you will come out ahead and that you can make it. It means when c... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR FRIDAY

    12/13/2019 10:31:43 PM, by ANHELIC

    BLESSINGS FROM BELOW In His hand are the deep places of the earth; the heights of the hills are His also. Psalm 95:4 In 1991, a Vietnamese man discovered the largest known cave in the world. The Hang Son Doong cavern has its own river, lake, jungle, and climate. Only a few people are a... Read more

  • 12/13/19

    12/13/2019 10:09:33 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a great day! Workouts completed. Finally got the front and back door decorated, baked some cookies and started decorating them. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥!... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 285 - It's A Wrap!

    12/13/2019 3:44:18 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - Since shopping is done, just a few deliveries left that are on the way. I can now focus on developing my 2020 plan. The coffee shop has muffins and other pastries on offer. "Just a coffee, please." 106 I didn't even look at anything else. My body didn't need those so called... Read more

  • Holiday Check In & Spark Ups My Calories

    12/13/2019 1:29:18 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Today in Spark I set my January 1st target weight, and I have to lose 1.4 pounds to hit it. Spark upped my daily calories from 1200 - 1550 calories to 1570 - 1920! Wow that's a nice Christmas present! Yesterday we 'canasta girls' had our first annual Christmas party. We had a lovely buffet at t... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, December 13,2019

    12/13/2019 11:54:59 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am at Peace with myself, my family, my community, and the world." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/13/2019 9:25:33 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Routine Progress

    12/13/2019 5:28:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    For over 10 years, I have experienced the shooting pain of neuropathy in my feet and ankles. Those pains are gone. I have been working out with The Classical Stretch program and Miranda Esmond-White. Her 23-minute simple stretching routines have improved my body and circulation. I love the wo... Read more

  • National Cocoa Day

    12/13/2019 4:53:46 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always held on December 13. It's mid-December. Baby It's cold outside. The snow is piling up outside, too. There's nothing better to do on a cold winter's night, than to sit by the fireside with a mug full of hot cocoa. It's only fitting, ... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR THURSDAY

    12/12/2019 10:23:21 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE HONEST ANSWER Come now, you who says, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city; spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit"; whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow--Instead you ought to say "If the Lord wills, we shall live and do this or that." James 4:13... Read more

  • 12/12/19

    12/12/2019 9:51:16 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was an off day. Slept in but still got morning workout done. Had naps on and off all day not sure why other than I went to bed late last night. I read an article today on Sparks about someone fighting with themself to do workout. I bring this up because tonight that is exactly what I had to do... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, December 12, 2019

    12/12/2019 6:11:07 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My JOY Factory is Immense. I don't wait for joy, I manufacture my own." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Holiday Check In & Daily Weigh Ins

    12/12/2019 12:18:46 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Daily weigh ins are good for me. I know some do not agree, but facing that scale every morning helps me focus. When my weight goes up, I do a quick review, can it be true? If I have been weighing in daily I can't go up 2 pounds over night, so it is likely water retention. I also look over the last w... Read more

  • Blood Sugar A Little High This Morning

    12/12/2019 12:04:35 PM, by PORTIA70

    Woke up about a half an hour ago, decided I should check my sugar and it is 123 after fasting. I have not ate anything since around 9 or so last night. My blood pressure has been low too, and they are trying to figure out what is causing that. I have autoimmune disease, where my im... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 284 - Thinking Ahead

    12/12/2019 11:50:11 AM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - There are definite advantages to using the computer. Discover a gift for hubby in a store flyer mailed to me. Great we had just left that store! Checked online for more details. Nice it also listed availability, the store I was going to go to didn't have it, but another did. It is l... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/12/2019 6:38:03 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Sticking Together

    12/12/2019 5:21:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    Snowmen are just flakes that stick together in the freezing weather. Sticking together makes us strong, and much bigger than we could ever be on our own. Don't get shoveled off to the snow heaps of life! Stick with your flaky friends! ... Read more

  • Gingerbread House Day

    12/12/2019 4:54:41 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always held on December 12 Today is Gingerbread House Day. Gingerbread cookies are a Christmas tradition. Can you imagine the Christmas season without gingerbread men!? The same holds true with gingerbread houses, which are made from these tasty cook... Read more

  • 12/11/19

    12/12/2019 12:05:31 AM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was another great day. It seems I am having them more often and it feels good. Today was a rest day as it is every Wednesday. I have my TOPS meeting and todays bonus was our Christmas party. When I weighed in I found out what I was hoping for after all my hard work this week. I lost 4 lbs whic... Read more

  • Reality

    12/11/2019 11:22:46 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    What is reality to you? Reality is just as nutty as this picture of a slice of fruitcake, It can be pretty enough to look at but it has all sorts of nasty things lurking just beneath the surface.... Read more

  • And that's why I wear the brown pants...

    12/11/2019 10:54:59 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    Doctor: We're going to start you on Metformin... yes? Me, hand raised: So, I'm part of a lot of PCOS groups online, and the one thing that always comes up with Metformin is the sharts. On a scale of one to 'maybe I should wear the brown pants' how much should I worry? Doctor, slightly nonplussed... Read more

  • Snowy day

    12/11/2019 4:53:01 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Yes, the snow was coming down sideways the last time I looked outside. And the solar panels don’t work so swell covered in snow (never mind that there’s no sunshine...). It snowed most of last night, slowed this morning ... with a break for sunshine from sunrise to midday... and returned to snowin... Read more

  • TRYING TO GET BACK AGAIN. BIBLE VERSE FOR WEDNESDAY

    12/11/2019 3:27:07 PM, by ANHELIC

    ALWAYS THERE Then Jesus arose and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, "Peace, be still." And the wind ceased and there was a great calm Mark 4:39 There may be no greater compliment than this: "She is always there when I need her!" Do you have someone like that in your life? Is the... Read more

  • Starting To Get Back Into It

    12/11/2019 2:24:21 PM, by PORTIA70

    Whew, what a whirlwind since I have signed back up to SparkPeople. I went to my doctor yesterday, and I am 279 now. I averaged between 280 to 290 at times, so this has really motivated me that I am going in the right direction. I spent some time adding introductions and going through more S... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 283 - Freshly Fallen Snow

    12/11/2019 1:41:33 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - Awaking to sparkling snow. Love how snow dampens sounds, making the world quieter. It seems a softer, gentler place. (except when the plows come through) The sun shining and the bright blue sky chases the doldrums away and renews my spirit. 444 A bit of self-care is in to toda... Read more

  • Holiday Check In & Computer Dead

    12/11/2019 11:50:34 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Making it through the holidays is harder than I thought it would be. Everywhere I go there is food! A time or two eating too much or eating the wrong foods is okay, I can compensate by having a strict diet the other meals. But a number of these ‘special holiday meals’ and I am not bouncing back. My ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/11/2019 7:27:40 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • The Gift

    12/11/2019 5:16:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    My favorite Christmas memories involve the loving care of others. Didi brought the special quilt made by a friend and put it on my mother’s bed in the nursing home. She found a way to make mama’s day brighter with this beautiful little masterpiece. Nothing could make my heart happier than seei... Read more

  • National Noodle Ring Day

    12/11/2019 4:58:58 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 11 National Noodle Ring Day is a December day that kids young and old have been impatiently awaiting......yeah, right! What would cooking be like without the noodle ring? We shudder to think about it. We are certainly relieved that the Noodle Ri... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, December 11, 2019

    12/11/2019 2:07:52 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today, I Will Spend Time In Silence." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • 12/10/19

    12/10/2019 9:28:38 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a great day! Got both workouts done. Jello made for party tomorrow, doors didn't get decorated yet. May be I will find time on Thursday. Also did some walking around town in the freezing cold to do some errands. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥!... Read more

  • I love moose around the holidays!

    12/10/2019 5:48:46 PM, by CTUPTON

    oops gotta find a moose picture, not a reindeer!... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 282 - Have Faith

    12/10/2019 3:25:52 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - All the snow has been washed away. I already miss that blanket of white. Follow up Dr, appointment got cancelled, poor Doctor is sick. Next appointment available is in 2020, so a higher copay. Other than that, things are falling into place for Christmas. Hubby is hard to buy for, but... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/10/2019 8:52:25 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • One goal away a time

    12/10/2019 7:52:43 AM, by FIT2BETHIN

    This blog is not weight loss related, but it was an accomplishment for me, nonetheless. When I retired 4 months ago, I vowed that I would resume the practice of sending Christmas cards. I am happy to report that I reached my goal last night as I dropped all 52 cards at the post office last ni... Read more

  • Shoelaces And The Christmas Spirit

    12/10/2019 5:15:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    When I was growing up, I often ended up with broken shoelaces. Being the second of six kids meant that there were times Mom just did not make my shoelaces a priority. For some reason, that bothered me to no end. As an adult, I made sure that my kids had new laces when the old ones broke. I... Read more

  • Human Rights Day

    12/10/2019 4:47:32 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 10 Human Rights Day, created by the United Nations, promotes awareness of the importance of Human Rights issues around the world. On this date in 1948, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Each year, the United N... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, December 10, 2019

    12/10/2019 2:44:54 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today, I Will Wear Purple." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • New keys

    12/10/2019 1:10:06 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    I received a notice one my door that there would be site wide lock changes starting on Monday. That is, every apartment door, both the outside exit/entrances, AND mailbox keys. My sister said it sounds like someone lost a set of master keys. I had wondered what had happened because last week we s... Read more

  • Pictures because I'm too flat out to blog

    12/9/2019 11:42:21 PM, by TAICHIDANCER

    Sorry, it is final exam time and I'm flat out. So here are some pics to show how it is going. This was last spring before intermittent fasting. I was wearing XXL in that photo. And now, 1/2 way to my goal and using intermittent fasting: Wearing L instead of XXL. ... Read more

  • 12/9/19

    12/9/2019 10:52:41 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a good day. My original plan was to not have a rest day but my body said otherwise. I ended up sleeping in till about 8am which is unusual for me since I usually get up around 5:30 every morning. I did a light workout this morning, and an even lighter one in the pm. Did some baking for Chr... Read more

  • 12/9/19

    12/9/2019 10:44:46 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Here is Brad's latest blog and progress in his words. Our God is an awesome God. Defiant Mentality: Nothing Can Stop an Unstoppable God Journal entry by Brad Hook — 23 hours ago "Cancer may have started the fight, but I will finish it!" Reflecting back on last year at this time, ... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 281 - Longing for Simpler Times

    12/9/2019 4:45:34 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - I'm so confused. Went to get medical insurance sorted out. It is selection time! What was a $200 increase is now a $200 decrease. 40 Needless to say I'm still a bit muddled and in disbelief. The proof will be when the bill arrives. 27 The day matches my mood. Dark, dreary... Read more

  • Dear Santa...

    12/9/2019 11:20:20 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • On the lighter side

    12/9/2019 8:50:22 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Prepared for a Busy Week!

    12/9/2019 5:20:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    I've had a few tough days and learned some valuable lessons. 1. If I'm not prepared, life can really knock me down and drag me through the mud. I have to plan my days to get in everything that is important to me. 2. Peace of mind comes through my planning. 3. I won't be ready for Chri... Read more

  • National Pastry Day

    12/9/2019 4:49:46 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated: Always December 9 th National Pastry Day is a fun day, created to encourage you to make, and of course eat, your favorite pastries. On National Pastry Day, well known pastry chefs put on a show, making and displaying their finest creations. Pastry Day Trad... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, December 9,2019

    12/9/2019 4:46:39 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " When I hear " You have to ", I say that there is nothing I " HAVE TO " do ." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • 12/8/19

    12/8/2019 9:46:32 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a great day! All workouts completed! Feeling a little sore and tired but that means I should sleep well tonight. Got most of my dishes done, laundry put away, Christmas bingo cards done for my TOPS Christmas party. Hope you all had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥!... Read more

  • Ducks Stopping Traffic

    12/8/2019 9:32:21 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    I Memphis, Tennessee where I live this is a normal occurrence. At anytime of day you may see ducks stopping traffic so that they can cross the street. They don't all make it to safety though, because some one that's in a hurry to go nowhere will run some of them down just because they feel l... Read more

  • Some Sucesses

    12/8/2019 4:55:27 PM, by HEALTHYANDFIT27

    1. I am weighing myself every morning! 2. Woohoo! I lost some weight (and I will not find it again!) 3.5 pounds! 3. I continue to get active every day! Yippee! 4. I have been cooking every week. Fantastic! 5. Tracking has improved ( better accuracy). Yay! 6. Portion control has improved (1... Read more

  • 47th wedding anniversary -oh my--Dec. 9th

    12/8/2019 4:35:22 PM, by CTUPTON

    Lots of past memories are going through my head--47 years of memories--wow! We were married 9 years before our daughter was born. My family had given up on me. They were kind of surprised. And it is hard for me to believe her age! Oh my. Where did those years go? Hubby is in a nearby nurs... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 280 - A Morning of Leisure

    12/8/2019 2:16:15 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - Enjoying a leisurely morning. Interrupted by a rude robo call reminder for an appointment on Tuesday. Really they had to call on a beautiful Sunday morning? Not going to let it ruin my rare gift of a quiet morning. Getting ready to welcome middle son home. Grateful - For a d... Read more

  • Enjoy!

    12/8/2019 11:55:59 AM, by CTUPTON

    I just found this on FB. NO--I did not make this! "So when we bought our house a few years ago, I always thought the trees that framed the front of the house would make perfect gnomes at Christmas. This year, I finally decided to take it on and figure out how to make something that was big enou... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, December 8,2019

    12/8/2019 10:17:45 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My world expands with the generosity, compassion, inventiveness, and service that I contribute." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • National Brownie Day

    12/8/2019 8:48:03 AM, by ADKISTLER

    When : Always December 8 National Brownie Day celebrates chocolatey, chewy brownies. Brownie lovers, love chocolate. Conversely, chocolate lovers, love brownies. Therefore, its only natural, that we have a special day to celebrate brownies. It's fun and easy to enjoy this ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/8/2019 8:33:36 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Details, Details!

    12/8/2019 7:07:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    It was one of those days with too much to do. I woke up a little tired and rushed into the day. I forgot to bring important things to the nursing home for my mom, I forgot to take care of things that needed to be done because I was all caught up in the unimportant things of life. Sometimes my l... Read more

  • Recruit

    12/8/2019 6:22:58 AM, by FIT2BETHIN

    I just read an article about recruiting people, or at least letting then know you are starting a weight loss journey. I typically don't do this until I've experienced some success on my own. But today, I realized that my hubby has officially been recruited! Yesterday we agreed to a weight loss... Read more

  • 3 Grandsons...Almost

    12/8/2019 4:25:40 AM, by SNUZYQ2

    Hi everyone! I'm about to have 3 grandsons. What I mean is I already have 2 and 1 is on the way. My daughter and her husband are expecting their first and much-longed- for child...a boy...a big boy already 9 pounds. Labor began at 9:00 pm Friday night and they checked into the hospital at 1:00... Read more

  • Saturday 12/7/19

    12/8/2019 2:56:05 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Read an SP article on 10 min workout ideas & was inspired to get some activity in as I've been fairly lazy the past few days what w/ the yucky weather. So I turned on some music, first from cable tv then downloaded some new apps & danced thru 3 or 4 songs. Not overly strenuous cuz it's already lat... Read more

  • My mouse died

    12/8/2019 1:23:55 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    Last night (Friday) I was on the computer and the mouse was really acting up -- it has been for awhile, but this was even more than usual. Then it just quit working altogether.... I had recognized the signs so I knew the mouse was on it's last legs. So this morning I called my sister and aske... Read more

  • Zoo Picture

    12/7/2019 11:30:00 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    Picture of my Grand-daughter and Daughter at the zoo. As you can see the picture was taken in front of the biggest gorilla I have every seen. They had a good time a the zoo.... Read more

  • 12/7/19

    12/7/2019 11:13:49 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a great day! Both workouts complete. Mom's apt cleaned, and cookies decorated with my son and nefew. Had a lot of fun. Well it is late and I am so tired off to bed I go. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥!... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 279 - Checking Eyelids For Holes.

    12/7/2019 3:14:45 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - With all the beauty sleep I got, I should be gorgeous by now. Who knew that I needed that much sleep. I do feel well rested. I am NOT a perky morning person. Although there are benefits to waking early, it is difficult to shift. It is nice to get things done first thing, the sense ... Read more

  • Wow! Snowflake photos. Miraculous.

    12/7/2019 2:00:05 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Atrial Fibrillation graphic explanation

    12/7/2019 1:24:43 PM, by CTUPTON

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    mnAI5uvGSK7fKUQHHvHJ9Cw... Read more

  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

    12/7/2019 10:04:15 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Observed: Always December 7th Pearl Harbor Day, commemorates the Japanese attack on the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor. The attack began at dawn December 7, 1941. It crippled the U.S. Pacific Fleet, and caused the U.S. to enter World War II. During the attack at Pear... Read more

  • Friday Bliss

    12/7/2019 10:02:15 AM, by TAMARAMILES2018

    Yesterday, I didn't post ... but I did my yoga and some light weight training, and then I relaxed for most of the day. I actually read several chapters from a book I am loving. I put away my computer for much of the day, made myself a fabulous tea tray with Hope Tea from Uganda, sold by a wonderful ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/7/2019 9:30:43 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • I Am Not Super Woman!

    12/7/2019 6:01:56 AM, by JSTETSER

    No, I am not Super Woman, and I cannot save the world. I need help. I’m having a tough time, making plans to go to Florida in February to visit my son and his family I know that it is not at all rational, but I wonder if my mother will pass while we are gone. It really hurts my heart to leav... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, December 7, 2019

    12/7/2019 3:35:13 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am the wizard. I transmute fear and hate into love." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Picture in the Cloud

    12/6/2019 11:59:48 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    Sometimes when I'm out driving with my husband, I take pictures of clouds. I especially like to take pictures of the clouds when it appears that there are different shapes in them. This picture of a cloud I took look just like a dinosaur.... Read more

  • 12/6/19

    12/6/2019 9:29:05 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    All workouts completed today! Feeling great. Started out strong with my food but night munchies got the better of me today. Oh well no big deal tomorrow is a new day. Tomorrow is a busy day going to my mom's to help my son and maybe my nefew (if he is well enough) bake and decorate Christmas cookie... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 278 - Weigh-in Result

    12/6/2019 7:12:03 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - It was the final group meeting for the study. Was I afraid what the scale might say? No. It was just going to show a fact. The fact was I am still down 20 pounds. Yes, I dropped all but 3 of the pounds. I impressed myself. 48 The final weigh-in for the study is on the 18th. I ... Read more