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  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS BACK IN GYM FEELING BETTER WITH MY KNEE

    11/18/2019 12:02:51 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok back to gym this morning feeling so much better i needed a break after dealing with my mom went to sign aunt up for wellcare she left her cards in different purse so will have to make another appointment another time i got to clean out my mom apartment so i will ge... Read more

  • Monday Morning

    11/18/2019 10:27:15 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a cool sunshiny start to the day on the Gulf Coast. All is well. My wife is off to her exercise class at the senior center. I have to clean bathrooms today. Keeping focused for more successes. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. Hope all have a great week!... Read more

  • Monday

    11/18/2019 9:47:13 AM, by ROX525

    Dentist appt. and treadmill complete at 9:30 a.m. Computer work next and then hopefully a dog walk. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • Expect Good Things

    11/18/2019 9:31:48 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "We tend to get what we expect." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/18/2019 9:16:30 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Sunday Monday

    11/18/2019 9:09:15 AM, by RO2BENT

    Full day, decorated for Christmas in advance of my older brother staying with us over Thanksgiving ... Read more

  • 11/18/19 If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain. Emily Dickinson

    11/18/2019 7:44:04 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable. Franz Kafka Love Quote of the Day Love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters? James Baldwin Art Quote of the Day I realize that every picture isn't a work of art. ... Read more

  • Rededicating myself to self love and discovery ..

    11/18/2019 7:10:11 AM, by REMBRY

    As I was once more digging through the resources I have available .. books .. cds .. cards and journals I came across this little book by Sonia Choquette .. Uplifting Prayers to Light Your Way .. never before had I read the introduction .. ( that is who I am .. :0 ) .. I usually do not read or ... Read more

  • Happy Monday

    11/18/2019 6:39:52 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Starting a new week can be tough, get out there and make yours a good one. 386... Read more

  • 11-18-19

    11/18/2019 5:35:06 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • I'm with Martha!

    11/18/2019 5:25:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have joined a lot of different groups on SparkPeople over the years, but my successful times are when I'm with people who personally ask me. Martha from the Healthy Hearts SparkTeam asked me to join her Daily Exercise Challenge. This is the first thing that I check off when I go to Spark. I ... Read more

  • 11-17-19

    11/18/2019 2:30:39 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I was thinking I could go through some more audio book boxes and drop the ones I don't want on Tuesday, but that isn't going to happen. That's partly because I was moving like I was stuck in mud today and book club is tomorrow. I might be ready by Thursday, when we might have snow all day or so. Sat... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, November 18, 2019

    11/18/2019 1:59:30 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am ME. I am not my attachments. I am not my possessions. I am not the people in my life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com ... Read more

  • Weather

    11/18/2019 12:20:38 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the upper 80s. It is 74 outside and 75 inside.... Read more

  • Health Affirmation

    11/17/2019 11:51:01 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    If you are feeling down or discouraged, remind yourself of this. I am a vibrant soul radiating a healthy body. My physical temple is beautiful, strong, and well. 220 ... Read more

  • 11-17-18

    11/17/2019 11:45:03 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Christmas, ALREADY????

    11/17/2019 11:17:07 PM, by MCJULIEO

    LAST SATURDAY I went to the store and the Salvation Army’s Bell Ringers were already out ringing their bells and wearing Christmas stocking caps!!! I am not ready for Christmas bell ringers this early! And I am not ready for Christmas music in stores yet either! Am I just a grouchy ol... Read more

  • Lake Fog - 11-17-19

    11/17/2019 9:22:17 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    Cyndi Marlowe caught the early morning lake fog rising off the water: Made it safely back to Steamboat after helping DD with moving adventures. To complicate her current situation, all the water is off in her apartment building and they're anticipating it will be out the next 4-5 days. ... Read more

  • Christmas is coming

    11/17/2019 8:46:55 PM, by KESTRYLL

    We did a little Christmas shopping this weekend. I got my hubby's present and he got mine and got our son's and a couple of the Grands. And over the last few days, I have lost 3 lbs! Happy Thanksgiving.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    11/17/2019 7:44:43 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    11/17/2019 7:44:17 PM, by GEORGE815

    30 plus improvement from yesterday... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    11/17/2019 6:34:59 PM, by GEORGE815

    30 plus improvement from yesterday... Read more

  • Water

    11/17/2019 6:32:41 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/17/2019 5:12:04 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Started day off at gym. Then went to Wal-Mart abd rural king. We got all the bird seed to feed our lovely birds. I wrapped everything I have boughten so far. I have a good start on my holiday shopping.... Read more

  • MY SUNDAY

    11/17/2019 2:27:49 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well Hubby had to work today. I personally am having to adjust to the sudden cold snap we are having. My body does not want to accept the cold so I am actually on the cool side. My feet are on the floor and that is colder. We moved to this house and it is built on a slab. we had an older house ... Read more

  • Desert Sunday

    11/17/2019 1:12:48 PM, by GGRSPARK

    I am so pleased we were able to make a desert walk yesterday. It was terribly hot when we set out because we had a lingering breakfast with friends. I have noticed a change in my food choices - I was super frugal having a hard cooked egg, spinach , and juice, my appetite is changed. Lately all I wa... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/17/2019 12:48:56 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill and church so far. Wake and then birthday party will take the rest of the day.... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/17/2019 10:51:34 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Going to see a tribute to Frank Sinatra this afternoon. Looking forward to it. Showing my age!... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    11/17/2019 10:45:45 AM, by RO2BENT

    Some house chores and managed to get grocery shopping in between running kids around ... Read more

  • Sunday Morning Activity

    11/17/2019 10:33:00 AM, by DWROBERGE

    I was up very early this morning to finish my chores with the wash and dishes. It is going to be a rest day for us after I finish my exercise program. Keeping focused for more successes. Trivia is at 91% for the month and all time. All streaks are still intact. Thanks to all for the encouraging... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS IT IS BLESSING THIS SUNDAY WE STILL HERE

    11/17/2019 10:25:52 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok we all are blessed we are still here we on top of the dirt not under it praise the Lord another we hope we all can keep reaching our goals all enjoy your dfay love and hugs and blessings to all of you 247 304 381 345 223 594 247... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/17/2019 9:44:13 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Lazy, Relaxing Sunday

    11/17/2019 9:17:05 AM, by TSISQUAUSDI

    Last week was certainly busy enough. We got lots of cooler weather, and the last two days have been downright cold! It's 41 degrees here in sunny Central Floriday - Cold and drizzling rain. It's been rainy off and on most days last week, with a little sunshine peeking through. Today, however, I'... Read more

  • By The New Year

    11/17/2019 8:37:44 AM, by BESSHAILE

    As the days between now and 2020 grow fewer I bet I'm not the only one thinking about what I'd like to accomplish between now and then. One might then mutter the aside "great - more obligations during the busy holiday season" - but I bet some of y'all are thinking about ThingsToDo and wondering if ... Read more

  • Happy Sunday

    11/17/2019 8:27:09 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a good one! 386... Read more

  • So small

    11/17/2019 8:03:03 AM, by STARMONICA

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  • My Coach ...

    11/17/2019 8:00:33 AM, by REMBRY

    As I Continue to unravel .. reveal .. expose ... release .. little bits of nuggets of soul food come my way inspirational .. get your crap together quotes .. and teachings .. a few years back I fortunate enough to spend some time with a life coach .. Nicky Adele .. She is without a doubt ... Read more

  • 11/17/18 The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction. William Blake

    11/17/2019 7:32:01 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. Napoleon Hill Love Quote of the Day But surely for everything you have to love you have to pay some price. Agatha Christie Art Quote of the Day Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing. ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, November 17, 2019

    11/17/2019 6:36:28 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am the master of my emotions - I transform fear to love, anger to compassion, pain to comfort, scarcity to abundance, expectation to gratitude, and jealousy to generosity." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Choosing Joy

    11/17/2019 6:04:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    My mom no longer lives at home. It broke my heart to see her leave her big home. She shares a small room in a nursing home, and she has learned to love it! It was hard at first, but this is where she needs to be. She has lots of friends here! She is reconnecting with people that she has kno... Read more

  • THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

    11/17/2019 5:02:50 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING---PICK A GOOD ONE!... Read more

  • 11-16-19

    11/17/2019 1:21:37 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I managed to get all three drops done today. Now I'm tired. L did get a slow start, but now I can box up the audio books I didn't sell so I can drop them at Goodwill. I have located a few more boxes of audio books to go through. So I am aiming for Tuesday for another trip to sell audio books. Monday... Read more

  • Things are getting better ...

    11/17/2019 1:02:06 AM, by JOANN25

    BUT, working sometimes increases my steps and sometimes I am sitting too much. I know I have to get a handle on this and try to work it out. I love SP and want to continue but may have to slow down a little to heal better from the injury. I see a neurosurgeon Thanksgiving week and I will get adv... Read more

  • Weather

    11/17/2019 12:13:20 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day in low 70s, but forecasted to warm up tomorrow. It is 62 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/17/2019 12:01:24 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Very busy day from the bank, gym and grocery, did laundry. Cheered on our football team and they won. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/17/2019 12:01:24 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Very busy day from the bank, gym and grocery, did laundry. Cheered on our football team and they won. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • Daily thought 11/16

    11/16/2019 11:10:36 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Sometimes walking away has nothing to do with weakness, and everything to do with strength. We walk away not because we want others to realize our worth and value, but because we finally realize our own.... Read more

  • Never Forget...........

    11/16/2019 9:28:52 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Never Forget----------How Far you have come. Everything you have gotten through. All the times you have pushed on even when you felt you couldn't. All the mornings you got out of bed no matter how difficult it was. All the times you wanted to give up but you got through anothe... Read more

  • Saturday indulgences

    11/16/2019 9:00:03 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    This afternoon my son and I went shopping. I went to get slacks and half thought I might get a new shirt because I was told by one of my students to "go store, buy new shirts with buttons" (My student is funny about telling the adults what to wear - most of us humor him because we love him. He tells... Read more

  • Weather

    11/16/2019 6:01:39 PM, by GEORGE815

    Great weather. More yardwork today. Very windy still. Leaves are still being blown everywhere.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    11/16/2019 6:00:30 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    11/16/2019 6:00:03 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Day What ?

    11/16/2019 2:29:03 PM, by GGRSPARK

    Oh Oh ! Two weeks gone just like that - poof. A modest hike is our plan for today. That means no elevation. It will be back up in the 90’s range agsin so a little caution is needed. Lots of sunscreen and my new hat. I was up early today. We are getting to bed earlier than my usual midnight curfew... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/16/2019 1:14:03 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill and dog walk for exercise today. Going to a pre-school fundraiser at 6 p.m. It is a good day. Hope yours is as well.... Read more

  • 11/16/19 Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you becaus

    11/16/2019 1:08:29 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' Erich Fromm Quote of the Day The undertaking of a new action brings new strength. Richard L. Evans Love Quote of the Day Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with thin... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/16/2019 12:09:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to everyone. it is a much cooler weather day here today. a relaxing day is in store for me and for my daughter today. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • What I Should Be Doing

    11/16/2019 11:45:32 AM, by MCJULIEO

    I SHOULD be cleaning my house But instead of cleaning house, I’m going with friends 2.5 hours away to attend a college football game.... not just ANY game, but my beloved Texas Aggies hosting the Gamecocks of South Carolina.... and even though South Carolina has shown flash’s of gri... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    11/16/2019 10:54:26 AM, by RO2BENT

    Full evening, saw JoJo Rabbit, up late with theatre. Jog this AM, some chores, dinner theatre this evening.... Read more

  • Snacking - 11-16-19

    11/16/2019 10:37:47 AM, by KOFFEENUT

    Jeff Welton found this elk snacking on the shrubbery! I think our neighbor has some tasty landscaping.... Each winter the moose seem to hang out at their house, snacking on the bushes growing at the side of the house!... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS KNEE DOING BETTER GOING BACK TO GYM MONDAY

    11/16/2019 10:19:41 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hoppe all are doing ok just taking better care of myself knee feeling better to much stress and driving dealing with my mom three years my body dont know what to do been going for so long you really dont know how to act caregiving will mess you up love them to death but your body take a... Read more

  • 11-16-19

    11/16/2019 9:33:50 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/16/2019 9:12:00 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Some quick errands this morning then a bite for lunch and football, glorious football!... Read more

  • Happy Saturday

    11/16/2019 8:45:59 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a healthy and happy Saturday all! 386... Read more

  • DID YOU KNOW???

    11/16/2019 7:21:19 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    The first Thanksgiving was a three-day celebration. November 1621, the settlers' first corn harvest proved successful and Governor William Bradford invited he Plymouth colonists' Native American allies to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Members of the Wampanoag tribe came bearing food to s... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/16/2019 6:28:04 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • My Morning Blog

    11/16/2019 5:45:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every morning I sit down and write about the good, bad, beautiful and ugly parts of my life. I make the ending as possible as I can, and I find that this has helped me in my journey. I've gained a better understanding of what I'm going through from the many comments of my friends who respond. ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, November 16, 2019

    11/16/2019 5:04:19 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am a Master of Alchemy ; I Transmute Fear and Hate Into Love." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • 11-15-19

    11/16/2019 1:12:27 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I have things ready to take to the toy drive, thrift store and used book sales company. I wasn't sure I would get to the stuffed animals. I have gotten closer to some more audio books. I will need to sort them to the same three piles. That will give me enough to go to the sales company again this mo... Read more

  • Weather

    11/16/2019 12:28:27 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day in the high 60s. It is 60 outside and 69 inside.... Read more

  • Another week to go

    11/15/2019 11:41:56 PM, by USMAWIFE

    It’s been a week since the fur child’s surgery. Everything is going good but he is not allowed to climb the steps or jump up on our bed. So I am still sleeping downstairs in the recliner. Not the greatest sleep but better than sleeping on the sofa bed matress... Read more

  • Friday

    11/15/2019 11:13:17 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Happy Friday to you all. Hope you had a good day. Hope you haveva great weekend.... Read more

  • Are You Happy?

    11/15/2019 10:47:59 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    At the end of the day, It doesn't matter who's stronger, smarter, prettier, or richer. The only thing that matters is...……….. Whether you are HAPPY or not. 410... Read more

  • Just Like That, We’re Back to Shorts

    11/15/2019 10:14:17 PM, by MCJULIEO

    This, THIS is the kind of day that rocks my world! After a few frigid days we were back to glorious sunshine and lovely warm temperatures, and I even noticed quite a few trees blazing in fall colors which doesn’t happen very often in our dry mostly hot climate (not every year do we have fall colors ... Read more

  • Changing focus

    11/15/2019 9:07:24 PM, by SWEETEMTB

    Lately my only focus is to get in shape and lose weight to have a career as a Paramedic or the health care field. I have been fearful that I won't lose the weight in time for classes next August. I have also been fearful that no one is going to want to hire a 50 yo EMT or a 53 year old Paramedic. T... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    11/15/2019 8:10:21 PM, by GEORGE815

    465... Read more

  • Yardwork

    11/15/2019 8:09:36 PM, by GEORGE815

    Blew leaves all around today. Our of the gutters and the backyard. Garbage cans are full for pick up.... Read more

  • Grandkids

    11/15/2019 8:07:38 PM, by GEORGE815

    Grandson went to the Doctors today. He was diagnosed with a double ear infection. Saw him through the use of facetime, he seems to be doing better with his medicine.... Read more

  • DAY WITH COCO

    11/15/2019 7:29:37 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    well, cold and rainy today. So Miss Coco and I spent another day together. She had to go out in the misting rain this morning so it was a hurry up for her She came back in and curled up on the end of my throw while I was doing things in the kitchen. When I sat down and turned on the tv she was w... Read more

  • Starting Earliest Ski Season Ever - 11-15-19

    11/15/2019 1:53:13 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    In the last two days we've opened up for ski season in Steamboat Springs! Howelsen Hill, which is the oldest operating ski area in North America, opened yesterday. Jason Lacy, president of City Council, and Rob Perlman, president of Steamboat Ski and Resort Corporation, were the first ones up the ... Read more

  • Friday : Desert Day 12

    11/15/2019 1:35:34 PM, by GGRSPARK

    It is simply perfect here, cooler and we-even have a breeze. I am finishing my breakfast coffee on the covered common patio and thinking about all our family back home. The east is still cold and snow has collected on the streets. One has a tire issue , another a transmission problem. A friend, al... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    11/15/2019 12:03:33 PM, by RO2BENT

    Looking forward to the weekend!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/15/2019 11:47:46 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS TAKING CARE OF MYSELF

    11/15/2019 10:37:36 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok stayed in today but i am doing a lot better three years of taking care of my mom really brought me down so i am taking much better care of myself so caregiver please take care of yourself take the time i ran myself down now i am paying for it love hugs and blessing... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/15/2019 10:36:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    in a while, i am off to spend some time at the national women's show that happens every year. my daughter says hi. she did really well on her midterm report card and she will continue to do so. she enjoys learning so much. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone and a great... Read more

  • Prayer and Attitude

    11/15/2019 10:01:07 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • Friday

    11/15/2019 9:17:17 AM, by ROX525

    Two hours treadmill completed at 8:30. Volunteering at hospital from noon to 4 and then setting up for a fundraiser at 6 p.m. today for tomorrow. Have a lovely day. I pray mine is uneventful.... Read more

  • TGIF!

    11/15/2019 8:39:03 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Another week in the record books! Have a great Friday. 386... Read more

  • Whole Lotta Lotta Goin' On

    11/15/2019 7:53:44 AM, by BESSHAILE

    And blog ideas shoot past my consciousness only to fade into the clouds as they speed on their way. I wonder where they are going .... Opps - there goes another one. But there is a whole lot going on at the House of Bess. Like a little open house for arty friends tomorrow - followed by a ... Read more

  • 11/15/19 It's kind of fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney

    11/15/2019 7:14:20 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Hindsight is always twenty-twenty. Billy Wilder Love Quote of the Day Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are. Antoine de Saint-Exupery Art Quote of the Day If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed. Stanley Kubrick Natu... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, November 15, 2019

    11/15/2019 5:48:31 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I love myself as I truly am - and live courageously." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • 11-15-19

    11/15/2019 5:44:03 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Getting Through The Holidays!

    11/15/2019 5:30:47 AM, by JSTETSER

    My short term goal is to get through the holidays with low blood sugar numbers. Here's my plan: 1. Eat a healthy meal (as usual) and stop when I'm not hungry. Go easy on the gravy. 2. Make lots of time for hikes. When it's too cold or icy outside, dance inside and use the treadmill. Don'... Read more

  • 11-14-19

    11/15/2019 1:23:56 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    It's time to make an appointment for Kaine to see the vet. He's not going to enjoy that. Not that he's afraid of the vet, per se, but he just doesn't like people. It is time for his rabies shot. I was thinking that when I ran across his carrier. I also need to take the car in for its annual check up... Read more

  • Weather

    11/15/2019 12:15:54 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice cool day in the upper 60s today. It is 63 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Peppermint on Your Pillow?

    11/14/2019 11:22:52 PM, by MCJULIEO

    A friend, who is a professional singer, told me recently that she sleeps with a handkerchief with peppermint essential oil on it on her pillowcase so that her sinuses remain unclogged while she sleeps.... she tends to have allergies and this really helps her breathe clearly and cleanly at night.... ... Read more