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  • My little Mom

    1/24/2020 11:21:14 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Here’s a pic of me-and mom from our last visit.... it is a beautiful facility. Staff are very nice, and they love her. They have all sorts of crafty things to entertain; they get together to play cards;, go out to restaurants occasionally.... and they have a beauty salon. I’m so t... Read more

  • 01/24/20 Your Rainbow

    1/24/2020 10:28:51 AM, by NANASUEH

    "The greater your storm the brighter your rainbow." "I'm not a hoarder! I throw away a lot of things and where do you think they end up?" from DEE107 In morning service at our church, the pastor asked the congregation if anyone had something to thank G... Read more

  • Thursday

    1/24/2020 8:49:36 AM, by CHANGING-TURTLE

    Yesterday went well with my fasting day. But I made the mistake of getting on the scale and it was not down. I am upset. I get so discouraged and mad at myself when that happens and that is why I was only going to weigh in once a week. I need to remember that. I don't want to make today a fasting... Read more

  • Muscles

    1/24/2020 5:28:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    Our muscles are the most versatile tool for staying young. They have the ability to remain strong and flexible well into old age. If we use our muscles, they stay strong, and we feel and move better. Our body systems function better when our muscles are strong. Also, with strong muscles: ... Read more

  • Have a jive

    1/24/2020 4:10:38 AM, by TCANNO

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    _6lbU www.youtube.com/watch?v=g96ctL
    RoBi0 www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xEYb0
    Gu4Po www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztZCSF
    VeDII www.youtube.com/watch?v=FP0t6n
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  • Wish I didn’t know that....

    1/24/2020 12:28:56 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Yesterday, I went to visit my mom in the memory care facility where shes been resident since Thanksgiving... She was sitting in a chair by the entry watching people come and go. I had some old family photos enlarged so she would have some memories to smile about. She always cries, then star... Read more

  • Friday’s Words

    1/23/2020 6:27:32 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 01/23/20 Make Yourself

    1/23/2020 10:34:34 AM, by NANASUEH

    "You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be." Lou Holtz "I'm not surprised Santa comes down the chimney. When have you ever known a man to do something the easy way?" Dad: Son, I want you to marry a gir... Read more

  • Premium Coaching Lesson on Meal Planning

    1/23/2020 7:07:07 AM, by SARLIA

    Today's action step is to plan meals that satisfy the recommended food groups at each meal. When I lost weight in the past, I actually planned meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) for the upcoming week and recorded it on a chart. I then based the grocery list on the planned meals. It worked very wel... Read more

  • Overeating

    1/23/2020 5:18:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    I love to eat, and sometimes, I just don’t know when to stop. There is so much to do and so little time to squeeze it into. Last night I could not sleep. I had turned on the Impeachment Trial and got sucked into the drama. I watched, and I ate. First, I ate celery and hummus. Then I ate i... Read more

  • These will get you out of your chair

    1/23/2020 4:05:24 AM, by TCANNO

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    0gbIM www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQQj2r
    QBFvA www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dggAQ
    k5peA www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qdAO_
    Y0wiA www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGICPp
    r2pXA . www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Rew0M
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  • The sure way to Look and Feel Younger

    1/22/2020 11:25:12 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Losing excess weight lowers blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and blood sugar. Most of these improvements occur in as little as 4 weeks. You will have energy to spare and be able to do more of the things you enjoy. You will both look and feel younger. However, many of us know that but still ha... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words

    1/22/2020 8:11:05 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Life is great 26

    1/22/2020 7:03:14 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I am absolutely positively grateful for retirement. Pretty soon we're going on another cruise I am grateful to ,y husband who comes home and asks me for another walk I am grateful to Princess Cruiselines for being so customer centric... Read more

  • Wednesday

    1/22/2020 11:28:51 AM, by CHANGING-TURTLE

    Yesterday went well, it was a non fasting day and I did well, I did not over eat. I ate more than I would on a fasting day and the scale shows. I think I am going to stop weighing myself after non fasting days. The scale is up and I get depressed. My weigh in day for the 5% challenge is on Saturday ... Read more

  • 01/22/20 Tears

    1/22/2020 10:29:27 AM, by NANASUEH

    "The tears flow from my heart and turn into a river. The river has many bends, rocks and jagged edges, waves, and reflections. It reveals to me strength and surrender, love never-ending, and the new person emerging from this thing call grief. Grief does not define me but it has transformed ... Read more

  • An affair to remember

    1/22/2020 7:59:39 AM, by DEBORFUL

    I have found Orange Theory Fitness, and I think I'm love! I love the way every workout is different; I love the cardio; I love the coaches and I just love the feeling I have when I've completed a class. My endurance and strength have increased and I am able to do exercises I could not do when I f... Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-in Assessment & Goals

    1/22/2020 6:46:11 AM, by SARLIA

    I weigh myself first thing every Wednesday. My weight remained steady this past week which is a little disappointing, but not discouraging. I KNOW that I've been eating healthy foods and moving a heck of a lot more than I did when I first came back to SparksPeople on Jan 7th of this year. These a... Read more

  • Good Enough?

    1/22/2020 5:19:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    I found out that good enough is just not good enough. I ended up with Type 2 Diabetes because I ate a diet I considered “Good Enough” and worked out to the degree that I considered to be “Good Enough”. I had a “Good Enough” attitude with a life that I considered “Good Enough” but I needed bette... Read more

  • Music we have loved

    1/22/2020 3:57:56 AM, by TCANNO

    Be warned so of these may make your eyes leak I just had to put this first www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us__3y
    6S3VA Bert Kaempfert www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUiAhc
    lmvfE www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9Wx8B
    RjzoI www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnU_nM
    Yb0C4 ... Read more

  • Tuesday’s Words

    1/21/2020 9:39:35 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Sweet indulgences... or a necessity of life?!?

    1/21/2020 9:29:02 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    This last winter storm really packed a punch..... 80+ trees and limbs down on our road alone Needless to say, power went out.... and we were without for 4 days... which felt like weeks. Thankfully, we have a generator to supply power to the well pump and extension cords to the house for the ki... Read more

  • 01/21/20 Strength

    1/21/2020 10:29:05 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Strength doesn't come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn't." "Tell me when it's over, Doc." A man is filling up his car tank with gasoline and accidentally gets some on his hand. He doesn't notice it, so ... Read more

  • Documentary: "That Sugar Film"

    1/21/2020 6:08:15 AM, by SARLIA

    I watched this video yesterday after seeing an article by SparkGuy recommending it. The documentary is about how much hidden sugar we consume on a daily basis. The main character of the film undergoes an experiment where for 60 days he will intentionally eat 40 teaspoons of sugar per day by eating... Read more

  • Move It!

    1/21/2020 5:22:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    Move Like Your Life Depends On It! Guess what? It does! According to James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., director of Obesity Solutions at Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Arizona State University, “Excess sitting is now linked with 35 diseases and conditions, including obesity, hypertension, back pain, cance... Read more

  • James Last

    1/21/2020 3:07:24 AM, by TCANNO

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    FPHh0 www.youtube.com/watch?v=7v_MhI
    LjJXw www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m5gL2
    bntN8 www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS2UzB
    Wq86c www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCCV2v
    TrUKc... Read more

  • Starting Things

    1/20/2020 10:10:19 PM, by CHANGING-TURTLE

    Monday seems to be the day to start things even though it is not the first day of the week. Sunday is the first day of the week. But here I go again starting a streak on a Monday. My streak is to follow my eating program and not go off for any reason. I know special days come up and on those days ... Read more

  • Getting ready for a radical, new approach (for me, anyway)...

    1/20/2020 8:30:45 PM, by CKOUDSI617

    Hi everyone, So here I go (again). I've been thinking about going vegan lately - doing some research, etc. I intend to try it 100% throughout our leap year month, this February, 2020. I will post my initial stats on Saturday, February 1st and will post my progress on Sunday, March 1st. I do no... Read more

  • Monday’s Words

    1/20/2020 8:01:21 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Happy Ending

    1/20/2020 6:02:48 PM, by SUSANNAH31

    You may remember those picture frames that dominated my life at times during the past year. I had the responsibility for purchasing frames and mats for the photo club I started at the town library. It was a tough task for me, because I knew nothing about frames. Mistakes were made along the way. ... Read more

  • Paying Heed To Words Of Wisdom!

    1/20/2020 12:06:23 PM, by EDWARDS1411

    Words to ponder indeed .......... ... Read more

  • 01/20/20 Better

    1/20/2020 9:58:00 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change." Jim Rohn "When people suck the life out of you, wouldn't it be great if they sucked some fat, too?" Two guys are driving down 5th Avenue in Manhattan when they come up to a red light. T... Read more

  • I Have A Dream!

    1/20/2020 5:19:47 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is a day to remember Martin Luther King's dream for racial equality in our country. Today it looks like an impossible dream, but a very noble one. Mr. Kind never lost sight of his dream. He worked towards his dream all his life. I also believe in that dream and work towards it being ful... Read more

  • Herb Alpert

    1/20/2020 2:54:52 AM, by TCANNO

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    ySF28 www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8ByJ1
    C0iR4 www.youtube.com/watch?v=cK5pl6
    W2CFE www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcAzR2
    QyPCI www.youtube.com/watch?v=RM7fq0
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  • Sunday’s Words to Ponder

    1/19/2020 11:51:57 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Accountability

    1/19/2020 11:51:03 AM, by CHANGING-TURTLE

    This is the start of a new week and I have plans and goals to make this a good week. I am going to eat on my plan. Monday, Wednesday and Friday I will fast eating around 500 calories. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday I will eat healthy. I will not eat salty snacks or sweets until Saturday. I will think... Read more

  • 01/19/20 Stars

    1/19/2020 10:28:40 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Stars can't shine without darkness." "Sorry, but the last guy got all the pants!" "I was at Costco buying a large bag of Purina dog chow for my loyal pet, Necco, the Wonder Dog, who weighs 191 lbs. I was in the check-out line when a woman behind me asked i... Read more

  • Goals for Week of Jan 19th, 2020

    1/19/2020 9:43:30 AM, by SARLIA

    This week I'd like to accomplish the following: Fitness/Activity: * Take 5,100 steps each day * Go for at least one walk each day or watch a Leslie Sansome walking video * Attend my first Yoga class Nutrition: * Meet the recommended daily amount of calories of 1200 ... Read more

  • Good Morning, Sunshine!

    1/19/2020 6:15:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Good morning, Sunshine! I'm taking you to my room. no reason for darkness, no reason for gloom! I need your brightness down in my soul, It takes your joy to keep me whole. Good morning Light, I'll let everyone see The warmth of your love shining through me. This world can be a ... Read more

  • Take a rest day

    1/19/2020 3:47:46 AM, by TCANNO

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    SOrkU www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXWjMl
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    ZFNLw&list=RDeftFjqZFNLw&s
    tart_radio=1&t=23 www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9lz_y
    zrGZw Thank you for all the... Read more

  • Still Here

    1/18/2020 8:23:46 PM, by WIZPOP

    I have felt quite cut off, no emails from Spark People for several years, thanks to stupid European Union regulations. Well, thank God for Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Brexit, we will leave the EU on January 31st 2020! Hooray! Maybe then, once we are free of the EU shackles, we will be able to re... Read more

  • We got SNOW!!!

    1/18/2020 5:36:18 PM, by GABY1948

    We got LOTS of snow....and it is COLD SNOW!!!! Almost icy. But it is beautiful snow but I hope it doesn't overstay its welcome. I know most of us get cold at one time or another in wintertime so I try not to cry too much over it. You all know (well, most of you that have been around awhile)... Read more

  • Yogurt and milk

    1/18/2020 5:35:01 PM, by SUSANNAH31

    For the past year, I have been increasing my consumption of yogurt and milk in a successful attempt to increase my bone density. I don't care for the taste of either yogurt or milk, but I have discovered a few delicious way to include them both in my diet. The only way I drink milk is when... Read more

  • Saturday’s Words to Ponder

    1/18/2020 4:40:31 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 01/18/20 Best Days

    1/18/2020 10:34:03 AM, by NANASUEH

    "You have to fight through some bad days to get to the best days of your life." Karen Salmansohn "I could definitely be a morning person if morning started at noon." Son: "Dad, there is someone at the door to collect donations for a community swimming po... Read more

  • Walking, Walking, Walking

    1/18/2020 7:06:52 AM, by SARLIA

    I've kept up the walking since returning to SparksPeople. I'm getting 2 walks in everyday - one in the morning and another in the afternoon. In the morning I either do a Leslie Sansome walking tape or go to the Greenbelt which is a walking trail. In the afternoon I walk in the neighborhood which ... Read more

  • T2D and Me

    1/18/2020 6:05:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    It was 11 years ago that I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). There are people in my extended family who have suffered greatly because they did not take the diagnosis seriously. I am not like my family in this manner. With the help of Spark People, Diabetes Dietitians and my Primary Ca... Read more

  • Carly Simon

    1/18/2020 3:30:39 AM, by TCANNO

    Well it is the weekend again, A frosty one here and that make a change. Have a good Saturday www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEAtAm
    bti80 www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwGyW1
    7KE6s www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6Balh
    jGfjM www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQZmCJ
    USC6g www.youtube.c... Read more

  • Friday’s Words to Ponder

    1/17/2020 10:07:41 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 01/17/20 Human

    1/17/2020 10:05:25 AM, by NANASUEH

    "I fall, I rise, I make mistakes, I live, I learn, I've been hurt, but I'm alive. I'm human and I'm not perfect but I'm thankful." "I knew it was too good to be true when my horoscope said I was going to get poked by a younger man." A guy spots a sign outs... Read more

  • I Actually Did It

    1/17/2020 6:56:53 AM, by SARLIA

    I don't mind being alone (in fact I need some "alone time" every day). I'm a homebody and I'd gotten into a rut where I really didn't want to leave home. I would go 3-4 days without even stepping outside!! I've been planning on visiting the local Senior Center ever since we moved here last ... Read more

  • Getting Unstuck

    1/17/2020 5:27:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    Have you ever ended up on the side of the road with your car unable to move? I have. It's not fun, and it's not pretty. I carry a shovel and bucket of sand in the back of my car for such occasions. There have been times when I've needed to call a tow truck to get me out. My message today... Read more

  • old and not so

    1/17/2020 4:06:02 AM, by TCANNO

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    WvPJE www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7_sqd
    kaAfo www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6Kspj
    3OO0s www.youtube.com/watch?v=_naArk
    kHMMs www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9z87v
    iDmOo... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words to Ponder

    1/16/2020 10:23:34 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thursday Fast Day

    1/16/2020 5:52:19 PM, by CHANGING-TURTLE

    I am doing intermittent fasting and usually fast on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I messed up both Monday and Wednesday so have to fast today Woke to rain today. It is alright to me as I have no plans to go anywhere. We have the bug man coming to do the whole building. I don't know when they will... Read more

  • 01/16/20 Search for Beauty

    1/16/2020 10:48:04 AM, by NANASUEH

    "I promise if you keep searching for everything beautiful in this world, you will eventually become it." Tyler Kent Whit Much like his old truck, a plugger himself has been "refurbished." High and low beam "headlight" (bifocals). Valve job (heart). Security system (suspenders).... Read more

  • going back to the good times

    1/16/2020 5:19:55 AM, by TCANNO

    Thanks for all your nice comments, I am glad you enjoy the music www.youtube.com/watch?v=zP3zCs
    MC5cE www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiNwGH
    HHuMI www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dz8tz_
    B5MYc www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLPf4Y
    gJhxM www.youtube.com/watch?v=40dvcI
    DGI... Read more

  • The Jungle Story Quilt

    1/16/2020 5:15:17 AM, by JSTETSER

    A quilt is my multi-month labor of love. I’m always concerned that I won’t get it done, and the project will sit in a box somewhere as the baby is born, and the little child grows. That is why I chose a simple pattern with a panel in the center. I added a brown border around the panel and will ... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words to Ponder

    1/15/2020 10:37:57 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • I had to put my beloved cat down today

    1/15/2020 4:40:01 PM, by NELLJONES

    Poor Siobhan! She was 13 years old and not well. She used to be so fat, but had lost a lot of weight in the last 6 months, she was skin and bones, but eating well. She never missed the litter box. She growled a lot and would hunch on her hind legs and just stand there. This morning she couldn't... Read more

  • UPDATE 2020

    1/15/2020 11:17:29 AM, by GLASSHUNTER

    I WAS ABLE TO MAINTAIN MY WEIGHT GOAL OF BEING UNDER 130 LBS. THROUGH OUT 2019. JANUARY DID A 21 DAY CHALLENGE OF NO SOFT DRINKS, ADDED SUGAR AND 30 MINUTES OF EXERCISE DAILY AND A 100 DAY WALKING CHALLENGE AT MY GYM. WE HAD OUR SECRET SISTER REVEAL AT CHURCH. FEBRUARY CONTINUED GYM CHALLENGE. ... Read more

  • 01/15/20 Challenges

    1/15/2020 10:23:26 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." "If my body was a car, I'd trade it in for a newer model. Cause every time I cough or sneeze, my radiator leaks and my exhaust backfires." A man walks into a bar... Read more

  • Self-Motivation

    1/15/2020 8:18:58 AM, by SARLIA

    I read this in an article on SparksPeople yesterday about self-motivation and being your own best coach and it really spoke to me: Don't talk to yourself in a manner that you wouldn't use to talk to others. In other words, I don't think I would ever call someone an idiot after they've done som... Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-in

    1/15/2020 7:43:03 AM, by SARLIA

    I had good result when weighing this morning. I've lost about 4 pounds since returning to Sparks People last Tuesday. I realize that a lot of the weight loss is probably attributable to water weight, but it's still encouraging. I certainly don't expect to lose that amount of weight each week. I'... Read more

  • Take Good Care of Yourself!

    1/15/2020 5:29:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    In the midst of the craziness of life, I make sure that self-care is on the schedule. 1. Once a month, I have an appointment to talk with a dietitian about how I'm controlling Type 2 Diabetes. This month, I had quite a surprise. Amber asked me about my snacks, and I told her that I often eat... Read more

  • Tuesday’s Words to Ponder

    1/14/2020 10:37:05 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 01/14/20 Action

    1/14/2020 10:24:54 AM, by NANASUEH

    "The distance between your dreams and reality is called action." The Ultimate Glass Ceiling (In case it's not clear, those are corporate execs) Q: Why do pirates not know the alphabet? A: They always get stuck at "c." Q: Can a match box? A: No,... Read more

  • Wrong Turn On the Road to Happiness

    1/14/2020 5:30:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes things beyond our control turn out disastrous. This is what happened when my husband, recovering from hand surgery got the call from his daughter. She changed her mind, and would not be coming down for a visit. His expectations were high, and he was let down. Again. Also, he was taki... Read more

  • Sissel Kyrkjebø

    1/14/2020 3:35:48 AM, by TCANNO

    A lovely lady with a great voice www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpPqmQ
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    pu77A www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yysjze
    aDB-A www.youtube.com/watch?v=ID8mVt
    qEHdY&list=RDID8mVtqEHdY&s
    tart_radio=1&t=17 www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_Ce... Read more

  • Peaceful Cooperation in the USA

    1/13/2020 11:24:54 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Updated, Re-titled and Posted January 13, 2020. Be the person who understands and forgives; Be the person who has a nurturing heart; Be the person who listens carefully to all viewpoints before judging; Be the person others can trust, and most importantly - inspires cooperation among ot... Read more

  • Monday’s Words to Ponder

    1/13/2020 9:39:41 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • No Excuses

    1/13/2020 11:19:13 AM, by SARLIA

    I don't have any excuses for not living a healthy lifestyle. Unlike lots of people struggling to follow a healthy lifestyle, I have few demands on my time. I'm retired and there are no children/teens in the household. My husband is pretty self-sufficient too. We're not caring for older family me... Read more

  • 01/13/20 Freedom

    1/13/2020 10:28:18 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Freedom is never given; it is won." "How many did you catch?" Q: How do you create light by using water? A: Clean the windows! Q: What do you do with a sick boat? A: Take it to the doc. Q: What did one eye say to the other eye? A: Between you and... Read more

  • Defining "Fine"

    1/13/2020 5:15:21 AM, by JSTETSER

    I recently went to a Caring for the Caregivers meeting. As I entered the room, I was asked; “Hi Jackie, how are you?” I answered; “I’m fine, how are you?” My friend responded; “I’m fine, thank you.” Truthfully, we are both weary and worn and that’s why we were at an 8:30 AM Caregivers S... Read more

  • a right old mix

    1/13/2020 4:08:14 AM, by TCANNO

    Have a great day www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6Kspj
    3OO0s www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSkboT
    TTmpg www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGDA0H
    ecw1k www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRDHxi
    kluMo www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXPqCv
    9dV6g... Read more

  • Sunday’s Words to Ponder

    1/12/2020 8:02:54 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Lab Results, Some Worse, Mostly GOOD!

    1/12/2020 4:39:56 PM, by ICANINSIGHT

    After earnestly going for my WOE (way of eating) in November, I finally got my labs done. My last labs were in August. Creatinine went up and eGFR went down. Not good. BUT BUN, which is also an indication of kidney function is NORMAL! My A1C is NORMAL! My cholesterol was TOO LOW! ... Read more

  • Beautiful Day

    1/12/2020 2:29:05 PM, by SARLIA

    We're having a beautiful day today - very warm for this time of year. Walked at the park this morning with Robert and the dogs. We'll be walking in the neighborhood later this afternoon. I've set my walking steps goal to 5,000 steps. My long-term goal is to achieve 10,000 steps per day. I f... Read more

  • 01/12/20 You Are Important

    1/12/2020 10:55:30 AM, by NANASUEH

    "You are more important than you realize." "The end of the year is a good time to get rid of stuff. I started weeks ago by cleaning out my checking account." Q: What do you call a belt with a watch on it? A: A waist of time. If a man opens t... Read more

  • Stop Smoking Now

    1/12/2020 10:25:03 AM, by OLDEROWL

    Not only that smoking causes cancer, an article in the American Journal of epidemiology by Stephen P. Fortmann, M.D. reports that a study of more than 2.500.seniors between 65 and 74 years old showed current smokers were more likely to die of heart attack or stroke. It was found that components of c... Read more

  • The Goal Keeper

    1/12/2020 5:23:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    In the game of life, I'm a goalkeeper and I hope that you will be a goalkeeper too! I spend part of each morning looking at my goals, writing down hoe I will reach my goals, and how to simplify my life to keep the goals of others from affecting my own goals. You see, the goalkeeper works very ... Read more

  • keep on moving

    1/12/2020 3:56:31 AM, by TCANNO

    Thanks for all your nice comments over the week. Cold seems a lot better today, so fingers xxxx. www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnFlx2
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    w7CIo www.youtube.com/watch?v=jx0llz
    Sntd8 www.youtube.com/watch?v=XL8_WR
    JmFJU www.yo... Read more

  • Ready to quit ???

    1/12/2020 12:09:07 AM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Well! Don’t .... Look how far you’ve come.... though it may be only inches (or ounces)..... Don’t quit now!!!! We can do this!... Read more

  • Saturday’s Words to Ponder

    1/11/2020 8:03:46 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 01/11/20 Full World

    1/11/2020 11:18:07 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it." Helen Keller "I inherited all these cookbooks from my Mom! Just not her desire to actually use them!" Son: "Dad, when will I be old enough so I don't have to ask mom for ... Read more

  • Find A Way to Make it Happen!

    1/11/2020 5:13:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Where there's a will, there's a Way! This proverb was stated slightly differently in 1640 (To him that will, ways are not wanting) but has been repeated in its present form since the early 1800s. Yesterday I found a way to get in my 10K steps even though I spent the day at the hospital, sittin... Read more

  • Friday’s Words to Ponder

    1/10/2020 10:16:33 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 01/10/20 Talented Women

    1/10/2020 10:53:06 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world." Hillary Clinton Vasco da Gama encounters the most savage tribe of all: "I can't really understand what they're saying, but I think they call themselves "lawyers". A couple was invite... Read more

  • Don't Get Too Comfortable!

    1/10/2020 5:09:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    Life Can Change in an Instant. Yesterday I was getting ready to rush out the door for work when my phone rang. It was Cynthia, my husband's boss; "John is sitting here next to me, and we're on speakerphone." His index finger was now 1/2 inch shorter, and we were on our way to the ER. Today... Read more

  • back in time

    1/10/2020 3:29:11 AM, by TCANNO

    It's been a good week apart from getting rid of this cold. It is good one day but then the next it is back to bite me. Oh well let's listen to some music for a while. www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbfJ3t
    3CwBc www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBBys5
    TLxCI www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbbRkH... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words to Ponder

    1/9/2020 8:46:48 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 01/09/20 Glory

    1/9/2020 10:40:09 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail." Ralph Waldo Emerson "The last time I had a salad and a rotisserie chicken, I tossed and turned all night." Two old ladies were discussing their husbands over tea. “I wi... Read more

  • Trust Yourself and Smart Friends!

    1/9/2020 5:22:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    Some days things just don't come together, but that's okay. Other days they do. Trust the decisions that you've made. Modify that decision, and keep moving forward! I made a decision to eat a low carb diet in order to help control Type 2 Diabetes. Over the Christmas vacation, I got off-trac... Read more

  • jerry goldsmith

    1/9/2020 4:07:49 AM, by TCANNO

    Try these, I wonder if like me you don't know all of these. Some I had not heard of at all. www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aH0_m
    6IZPc www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI9YYe
    -jgHI&t=35s www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQsLmE
    wozGM www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ftsJo
    R1Jys www.y... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words to Ponder

    1/8/2020 10:20:36 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 01/08/20 Wasting Time

    1/8/2020 10:25:53 AM, by NANASUEH

    "It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste." Henry Ford "I started out on the highway of life and somehow I ended up on a cow path!" Hugs Mrs. Green lived in two story house together with an elderly w... Read more

  • ~ Be The HEALING ~

    1/8/2020 9:04:38 AM, by --DEBY--

    414 ~ Waving Hi~ This Quote Really touched my Heart So True to me... So I thought I would share with Everyone Who Finds themselves in the Process of HEALING ~HugZ~ ... Read more

  • Give it the EXTRA!

    1/8/2020 5:12:21 AM, by JSTETSER

    The EXTRA! The food changes are DEFINITELY working, thanks to the extra energy that I’ve been putting into my plan. Here are my thoughtful changes: I have shortened my walking/jogging workouts because of the knee pain. I also added riding the stationary bike and pilates. Tomorrow I wil... Read more

  • calming down with John Barry

    1/8/2020 4:05:29 AM, by TCANNO

    Some of these are new to me, meaning I had not heard him play some of these. Enjoy www.youtube.com/watch?v=esrTfw
    BiOM0 www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhGeH0
    7lo5M www.youtube.com/watch?v=00M54Y
    tMT1U www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbGhH6
    Pt7fk www.youtube.com/watch?v... Read more

  • Life is great 25

    1/7/2020 8:25:10 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    We just got back from a South American cruise to Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. It was an awesome vacation Here is a picture of Iguazi Falls. There was one that was better then Niagara and about 50 other Falls. It is on the Brazil/Argentina border and spent two days there seeing all of the falls wit... Read more