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  • Plateau

    12/10/2019 4:53:15 PM, by BETTYBOOPLOLLY

    I thought I was in a plateau cause I was gaining a pound and gaining back and forth. But my spark coach told me that it takes about 4-6 weeks without the scale moving to be considered a plateau.... Read more

  • Lucky Day

    12/10/2019 3:41:56 PM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Why? Because the car that nearly hit me missed. I was putting bags of groceries in my car when this guy speeds into the space next to me. I was stepping back just as he came speeding in. Missed me by inches. Fortunately, there were several spaces, so he over-corrected his steering into one not ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/10/2019 2:34:30 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very cool and windy day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! I will be going for a long walk later on. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Tuesday

    12/10/2019 1:45:19 PM, by KITT52

    take care of yourself so you can take care of the ones who need you. Happy Tuesday... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    12/10/2019 1:34:57 PM, by SHERYE

    A little old lady answered a knock on the door one day, only to be confronted by a well-dressed young man carrying a vacuum cleaner. "Good morning," said the young man. "If I could take a couple of minutes of your time, I would like to demonstrate the very latest in high-powered vacuum clea... Read more

  • Tuesday Morning

    12/10/2019 11:50:01 AM, by DWROBERGE

    I wa up early in time to get a prank call from somebody calling me grandpa which my grandsons never call me. Needless to say he hung up quickly. So much for scam artists. It is a bit cloudy this morning. I still have house chores to complete today. All is going well. Keeping focused for more s... Read more

  • Tuesday

    12/10/2019 11:25:57 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. Enjoy your day.... Read more

  • What is Christmas?

    12/10/2019 10:23:14 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    As I get longer in the tooth I get more and more disappointed with the commercialization of not only Christmas but Chanukah and the other winter holidays as well. These quotations help to restore the true spirit of Christmas. “Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

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

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  • That's me alrighty...

    12/10/2019 8:46:15 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Oh yeah... that would be me too. 20 I've even been known to forget to read my post-it note reminders. Grey skies and rain here but hovering just over freezing temps. Snow by end of the week... 213... Read more

  • On one ship worried about another

    12/10/2019 8:28:14 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Our cruise friends are on Ovation of the Seas, off New Zealand where the volcano erupted. Those of us who know people on board are anxiously awaiting updates. Life is so fragile and snatched away in a moment.... Read more

  • 12/10/19 We are most alive when we're in love. John Updike

    12/10/2019 7:41:43 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Some things are so unexpected that no one is prepared for them. Leo Rosten Love Quote of the Day Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love. Euripides Art Quote of the Day My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is k... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    12/10/2019 6:20:22 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day and let's get some things done before the holidays... 40 386... Read more

  • 12-10-19

    12/10/2019 6:01:16 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • situation with son getting worse

    12/10/2019 5:52:38 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good Morning- DS went to see his daughter and wife will not even let him in fact she left the house and took baby. I have given up on having my GD and DIL at Christmas this year. It got so nasty yesterday that my son ran over to my phone - I need to block DIL on your phone I said why. She thi... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    12/10/2019 5:23:23 AM, by RO2BENT

    Still busy at work, a little behind still, need to get to end-of-year stuff. Seems the kids have a lot of homework with end of semester coming... 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

  • Quote for 12/10/2019

    12/10/2019 2:53:40 AM, by SILVER1369

    Some days, doing 'the best we can' may still fall short of what we would like to be able to do, but life isn't perfect on any front – and doing what we can with what we have is the most we should expect of ourselves or anyone else. — Fred Rogers... Read more

  • 12-9-19

    12/10/2019 1:37:37 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Put some of the stuff for the thrift store in the car today. Had a bit of a busy-get-it-done day with lots of little things. Wash dishes, do laundry, post a couple of book reader reviews, that sort of thing. I'm aiming at running my monthly errands and dropping stuff at the thrift store next Wednesd... Read more

  • Weather

    12/10/2019 12:10:28 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was nice partly sunny day in the mid 60s. It is 59 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Expecting a Cold Front

    12/9/2019 11:43:42 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Today it got up to 80 degrees... tomorrow the high is predicted to be 50! Yay! Instead of wearing shorts, I get to wear a sweater! FINALLY I get to break out some of the parts of my wardrobe which sits forlorn and unworn. I know that’s not cold..... but at least it’s NOT HOT! Maybe ... Read more

  • HOPE

    12/9/2019 11:40:19 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Never lose hope...……… You never know what tomorrow will bring. Over my lifetime, I have found that my hope is strongest when I am volunteering. When I was in High School, I volunteered at a Senior Center every Saturday morning and sometimes the entire day depending on other commi... 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

  • Grandkids

    12/9/2019 10:31:51 PM, by GEORGE815

    Babysat grandson today. I was getting my shoes on for a walk, and grandson came to greet me. He gave me such a genuine smile, that it was heart warming. Makes it all worth while.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/9/2019 10:30:24 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Blood sugar readings

    12/9/2019 10:29:22 PM, by GEORGE815

    Great reading today. Felt good all day because of it.... Read more

  • Peace Day 8 Accountability

    12/9/2019 9:33:20 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Connecting with others, that’s our theme for the week. I once heard that the ability to deepen one’s faith was a little like increasing one’s fitness. The more you show up and do the work, the more fit one becomes. Expecting to be fit by going to the gym once a week or even a month won’t produ... Read more

  • Monday’s Words to Ponder

    12/9/2019 8:58:22 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Rainy day Monday

    12/9/2019 8:45:30 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I feel like I may be starting with rheumatoid arthritis, esp in my knees. Either that or this rain today is killing my joints. I hope to have a better day tomorrow.... Read more

  • Monday

    12/9/2019 7:28:37 PM, by KITT52

    Hope your day was a good one... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    12/9/2019 4:24:20 PM, by SHERYE

    A man has to leave the country on business and he entrusts with his best friend the job of keeping an eye on his wife. If anything out of the ordinary should occur, he was to be notified immediately. After about a week of no news the business man received a telegram: "The man who comes to v... Read more

  • Quote for 12/9/2019

    12/9/2019 2:58:20 PM, by SILVER1369

    Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries. — Astrid Alauda... Read more

  • Winter is COMING!

    12/9/2019 1:00:54 PM, by GABY1948

    I should say winter is here but it just got here about a week ago' It is cold an slippery for sure. I just walked down to get the mail in and there is ice all over the top of the lawn. UGH. But I am so thankful to be back to normal again and I can navigate really well....just like the OLD me. I... Read more

  • Monday morning sunshine

    12/9/2019 12:31:24 PM, by DWROBERGE

    Another great start to the day and week on the Gulf Coast. The grandchildren are off to school and will be home with their parents today. It is very quiet here today. Keeping focused for more successes. All streak are still intact. Hope all are having a great start to the week!... Read more

  • Tracking Blog week of Dec 8

    12/9/2019 12:08:40 PM, by OBIESMOM2

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  • Christmas is Forever

    12/9/2019 10:45:59 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Christmas is forever, not for just one day, for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf. The good you do for others is good you do yourself.” ~ Norman Wesley Brooks, “Let Every Day Be Christmas”... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/9/2019 10:14:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mild and mostly rainy day here today. i am alright with that and so is my daughter. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i have some errands to run and then i will be taking it easy for the rest of the day. have a marvelous day, everyone!... Read more

  • Monday

    12/9/2019 10:04:06 AM, by ROX525

    Overdid my treadmill workout since there is an all day rain here. Now off to do my stuff! Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • Adding More Strength Training

    12/9/2019 9:52:46 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    I just ordered a Leslie Sansone DVD that includes working out with dumbbells for more strength training. I've been doing this on my own, but figured it might be more effective as part of a stricter routine with her guidance. Wishing all a happy, healthy day. "Happiness often sneaks in t... Read more

  • HUBBY'S BIRTHDAY

    12/9/2019 9:43:39 AM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well it is Hubby's birthday and he took off from work. I got him the shirt he wanted from Stetson. I had to order it. It was expensive but I got a discount, then they added the shipping and I was in shock. $17.0 0 to ship one shirt. He was exited to get it, so worth it. I am taking him to Coop... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    12/9/2019 9:10:43 AM, by RO2BENT

    Ended up staying up too late cleaning up for the day. Back to work...... Read more

  • On the lighter side

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

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  • Got a little sunburned

    12/9/2019 8:50:03 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We got almost six miles of walking in, down to the cement Souhernmost Marker, over to the lighthouse, all around town. We, as required, enjoyed a slice of Key Lime Pie at Kermits. Normally I’m totally covered up but yesterday it didn’t feel hot so I just wore jeans and a top. Last night I noticed... Read more

  • Happy Monday

    12/9/2019 8:49:18 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great start to your week! 386... Read more

  • Right-On Here...

    12/9/2019 8:47:04 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    He's right-on here... be in the now. Hope you have a great day... 213 ... Read more

  • Marvelous Monday

    12/9/2019 8:17:51 AM, by I2BZ2W8

    Hey hey hey...at first I typed Moody and then I was like...backspace backspace backspace....sometimes you have to change your thoughts and backspace a few times..for some positive self talk. I hung out this weekend with friends and Friday-Sunday I enjoyed a few foods with carbs and I had 1 alcoholi... Read more

  • TY SPARK community

    12/9/2019 7:33:51 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning- if you have read my blog in the last few days, you would know due to turmoil I have been struggling to get my Christmas spirit back. I just read many of the community feeds. TY TY TY. I am getting my Christmas spirit back. The feeds were excellent this morning and really what I n... Read more

  • 12/9/19 There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know. Harry S Truman

    12/9/2019 7:22:51 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know. Harry S Truman Quote of the Day God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them. Franz Kafka Love Quote of the Day There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does no... Read more

  • babysat my DD's kids last night

    12/9/2019 6:36:55 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good Morning. It was fun - I brought over a Legos kits to put together. My GS was over tired - he got upset during the Legos. My GD was simply wonderful. Dh was not in the greatest mood b/c of our DS situation. Grandpa was reading to the GK's. I get a call from DS- DIL has thrown him out of t... Read more

  • 12-9-19

    12/9/2019 5:34:55 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • 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

  • THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

    12/9/2019 5:11:28 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    1955: Rosa Parks is arrested after refusing to give up her seat on a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Her actions helped spark the civil rights movement.... Read more

  • 12-8-19

    12/9/2019 1:30:05 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I thought I had a plumbing problem last night, but I was incorrect. I had what I thought was rushing water in my pipes. So I turned the water off for the house and called the plumber. I have a service membership that covers service calls. The serviceman said it was something called a "water hammer",... Read more

  • Sunday evening

    12/9/2019 12:32:45 AM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Weather

    12/9/2019 12:11:29 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was overcast most of the day in the mid 60s. It drizzled a little tonight. It is 60 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • 12-8-19

    12/8/2019 11:30:35 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Hatred

    12/8/2019 10:53:53 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I saw this statement and could not agree more. "Hatred Corrodes The Container That Carries it." The only time I have ever come close to HATING someone happened when I was in college. Long story short...……….A good friend of mine was raped on her way home from the Campus Library. She wa... Read more

  • Something I Can Do!

    12/8/2019 10:46:12 PM, by MCJULIEO

    The Bible describes the New Testament disciple, Barnabas, as a man of encouragement, someone who naturally came alongside others and coaxed and urged them to be who they were called to be, the best version of themselves in service to the Lord and others.... I suspect he is included in the Bible... Read more

  • Making memories

    12/8/2019 10:26:16 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Had my grandsons over the weekend. Oldest, which is 3 baked cookies with me. He loved it.... Read more

  • Sunday’s Words to Ponder

    12/8/2019 9:30:14 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Merry Christmas

    12/8/2019 8:44:16 PM, by RDCAGAIN10

    I got a new plan for after the holidays. Since nothing has been working and I give up I want this new change to work. When things don't try something else.... Read more

  • A GOOD DAY

    12/8/2019 8:10:03 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we got up early and headed out to see My friend. I took her a bag of my rice. I ordered 6 bags of Charleston Gold Rice. I apparently made and error in my order and duplicated it. I cannot get this locally as none of the stores carry it. Amazon does not carry it, but it has a really great ... Read more

  • Happy Sunday

    12/8/2019 7:57:00 PM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day. 386... Read more

  • Peace Day 7 enough

    12/8/2019 7:54:24 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Day 7... enough Today marks the end of the first week, we’ve explored ideas of peace related to self, cultivating a “right relationship” with self. We’ve explored defining peace, letting go, our own relationship with food, a softening of the heart, believing in peace, and the impact of plastics to... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    12/8/2019 7:49:50 PM, by RO2BENT

    Holiday party at wife's work yesterday morning, kids' rock climbing at open house, groceries, then impromptu dinner and movie at friend's house. Easy today but food prep and took the little ones shopping for their gifts for the other family members.... Read more

  • Weather

    12/8/2019 5:23:24 PM, by GEORGE815

    Very mild day. 2 days in a row. What a blessing.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/8/2019 5:22:30 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Water

    12/8/2019 5:21:49 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    12/8/2019 4:41:44 PM, by SHERYE

    “When the arsonist met his girlfriend it was a perfect match. Both of them could light up a room with their presence.”... Read more

  • Sunny Sunday

    12/8/2019 3:25:01 PM, by KITT52

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  • Sunday

    12/8/2019 2:00:04 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. Took my son and his friend to church. Helped hubby with outside lights and organized the Christmas gifts so far. Going to a couple stores with my hubby in a bit and then meeting my daughter and her family at Fat Heads for my husbands birthday dinner. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • Does it Ever End?

    12/8/2019 12:49:09 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Just when I think we have hung all the ornaments, another box mysteriously appears waiting for me to hang them.... Read more

  • "Mistakes Are Almost Always of a Sacred Nature...

    12/8/2019 11:47:28 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them." Salvador Dali Another drippy day, but after such a long drought period, I'm not complaining. Just waiting for dry days to put the xmas inf... Read more

  • Quotes for the Day 12/8/2019

    12/8/2019 10:01:33 AM, by SILVER1369

    Self-preservation is the first principle of our nature. — Alexander Hamilton Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax. — Bryant McGill... Read more

  • Remembering when...

    12/8/2019 9:03:24 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I'll bet we can all remember these 50's and 60's decorations from our childhood. 446 And who didn't have fun with these.... and maybe still do. 104 I'll be joining with my daughter today at Niagara-on-the-Lake. 636 We always have a great time together, and later do some Ch... Read more

  • Happy Sunday 😊

    12/8/2019 8:55:52 AM, by WILSOD1

    Happy Sunday 😊... Read more

  • Lots of walking today

    12/8/2019 8:51:34 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We’re stopping in Key West to spend half a day and we have a six mile walk mapped out. Shouldn’t be too hot...... Read more

  • On the lighter side

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

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  • 12/8/19 I've never dropped anyone I believed in. Marilyn Monroe

    12/8/2019 7:21:44 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day I want to live my life, not record it. Jackie Kennedy Love Quote of the Day You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. Buddha Art Quote of the Day There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome... Read more

  • 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

  • may not be the Christmas I want

    12/8/2019 5:54:28 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning- sitting here drinking my coffee. DS came home last night. He and his wife having problems as usual. I thought things were getting better or at least I hoped. DS informed us that his wife is not letting his daughter come to cookie decorating or Christmas. DIL is spending lots of mon... Read more

  • 12-7-19

    12/8/2019 1:15:46 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I'm feeling a little more energized today. Scratched off a couple of things on my chore list. Some of the winter sweaters I ordered arrived today. One says it's dry clean only. It is so definitely Christmas, I may only wear it once or twice a year and leave it hanging in the closet the rest of the y... Read more

  • Photos

    12/8/2019 1:11:02 AM, by -ARTIST101-

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  • Weather

    12/8/2019 12:10:56 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was forecast to rain, but it only drizzled. It is 61 outside and 69 inside.... Read more

  • Cookies with grandson

    12/7/2019 11:34:22 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My grandson enjoyed making cut out sugar cookies tonight. After he decorated first cookie. He said Mimi can I eat it. Of course I said yes.... Read more

  • WORK MEETING

    12/7/2019 11:09:38 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, met my coworkers at 9 this morning to drive almost 2 hours to sit through a 4 hour meeting that is a repeat of what we have every year. I laugh, if I don't know it by now I never will. They say well every year we have something new. When you get to the bare bones it is just another version... Read more

  • 12-7-19

    12/7/2019 10:53:02 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • "Nothing"

    12/7/2019 10:52:58 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    When you ask me what I am doing today, and I say "nothing" It does not mean I am free. It means I am doing NOTHING. We all need a day every so often when we do NOTHING. 224... Read more

  • Saturday’s Words to Ponder

    12/7/2019 9:30:58 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Jumped Into the Christmas Spirit With Both Feet

    12/7/2019 9:06:50 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Gist of this eek... Bacon wrapped quail appetizers at a Christmas party that just happened to take place on my birthday...! Most gourmet birthday EVER! Spent yesterday helping a homeschool mom teach her FOUR BOYS how to make some folded paper Christmas ornaments for them to give... then s... Read more

  • Weather

    12/7/2019 8:59:56 PM, by GEORGE815

    Super day today. Warmest day in 2 weeks. Really appreciated it.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/7/2019 8:59:07 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Water

    12/7/2019 8:57:55 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Peace Day six plastics

    12/7/2019 8:42:17 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Today, I’m introducing a very serious topic… plastics, particularly single-use plastics. Now, first let me share that not all plastic is bad… prior to plastics, we relied on ivory, tortoiseshell, wood, bone, iron, tin, silver, gold, etc to create a lot of the items we now make out of plastic. Produc... Read more