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  • It's Thursday

    6/17/2021 11:30:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. I'll be doing some dancing πŸ•Ί later on in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS THURSDAY I GOT IT DONE LITTLE TIRED

    6/17/2021 10:48:54 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok went to gym then went got my new insoles then went got groceries for my aunt i am tired eating now then take a nap back to gym in the morning enjoy your day whatever you all are doing love and many blessings to all of you 247 248 304 593 386... Read more

  • Friends Make The Difference

    6/17/2021 4:42:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Don't try to make it through life without friends. Take time to cultivate your friendships with healthy people. What a difference it makes! I have helped my friends when they needed me, and when I went through a time of depression, my friends pulled me though. Having a friend to walk and ... Read more

  • 16/6/2021

    6/16/2021 9:40:38 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈ. Rest and weigh day! Stayed the same. Walk, marching, jumping on trampoline, jogging on trampoline, and Wii resort. 14,000+ steps. Enjoyed my short time on the trampoline. Once I figured out how to jog it was easier than I thought it would be. Looking forward to more time on it. Was not to sur... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/16/2021 1:18:35 PM, by MOMMY445

    I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'll be going for another walk in a while. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS HUMP DAY TODAY NO GYM COOKED THIS MORNING

    6/16/2021 10:16:53 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning stayed home cooked this morning back out there in the morning going to pick up my new insloes in the morning so hadnt had new ones in 2 years no time dealing with my mom and aunt care giving hard work you love them but so draining but i do all ... Read more

  • Pine Mountain

    6/16/2021 4:45:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    Pine Mountain is located near Gorham, NH. It is about 130 miles from our home, and on Sunday, we had a chance to hike it. Up above treeline the distance I see This is the place where my spirit is free It's a quiet place few people around On top of the mountain that's where I am found ... Read more

  • 2021 50 Things I Love & 5% Future

    6/15/2021 10:04:50 PM, by KALISWALKER

    50 THINGS I LOVE This is in no particular order, just as they come to mind. 1. My loving hubby Alan 2. My children and grandchildren 3. My dogs Rebel & Royce 4. Cherry Jam 5. Homemade soup 6. Walking with Royce in the Watershed Park 7. Playing board games 8. Playing Canasta w... Read more

  • 15/6/2021

    6/15/2021 9:00:14 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈ. 3 of 15 core and lower body workout, marching, 3 of 15 calf raises, 11 inclined push-ups, 3 of 15 squats, 2 of 60 step-ups, walk, and 2 mins jumping on trampoline. 12,000+ steps. Really enjoyed jumping on my mini trampoline. Wish I had a bigger one. Just need to find ways to use it other than ju... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/15/2021 12:29:59 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a beautiful day here today! My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'm going for another walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS I WORKED IT TUESDAY I GOT IT IN

    6/15/2021 9:49:17 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had good workout then came home went got my car washed so dirty didnt know the color lol looking better trying to get back to normal thank goodness what are you all doing today now i am just chilling so humid cant breathe good do the heat bother you all enjoy your ... Read more

  • Respect Yourself!

    6/15/2021 4:55:47 AM, by JSTETSER

    Respect yourself enough to do what is good for you. Walk away from those things that will hurt you. Confucius say: Respect yourself and others will respect you. You deserve the best! Eat right! Exercise! Take time to care for yourself and don't tolerate the disrespect of others.... Read more

  • 14/6/2021

    6/14/2021 8:36:06 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌦️. 3 of 15 core and upper, core and lower, calf raises, and squats, 3 of 15+ 5 inclined push-ups, marching, 1 min 30 sec plank, 2 of 60 step-ups, and walk. 12,000 steps. Got all my workouts caught up. I do feel it and will be glad for my rest day on Wednesday. I have joined a push-up challenge ... Read more

  • 1297 Blogs Later, Saving Info & Invitation

    6/14/2021 12:58:54 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Wow 1297 blogs (1) since I started in 2008. I am copying and then deleting my blogs. When I copy a blog sometimes it includes the pictures and with some I have to save the picture on my laptop and then paste it in. I started with the oldest first. It's a very slow process. Each time I delete a blog ... Read more

  • A mostly cloudy day

    6/14/2021 10:30:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    There's a chance of rain later on today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later I will be doing some dancing πŸ•Ί. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS MOVE IT MONDAY STILL FEELING OK

    6/14/2021 9:35:09 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had pretty good workout this morning then came home fixed some hot dogs and they got pizza so we doing ok and my aunt what are you all of you doing today let me know i am really going to miss all of you but you all will still be in my heart enjoy your day love and ... Read more

  • Finding My Roots

    6/14/2021 4:51:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    I’ve been watching Finding Your Roots with Dr. Henry Lewis Gates Jr. for years. I’ve dreamed of having a professional study out my family tree, and bring me the results. I would laugh and cry. It would be an amazing day. I went so far as to write to the show and ask them to choose me for one ... Read more

  • SUMMER

    6/13/2021 9:44:16 PM, by ICECUB

    TIRST I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AT MY PHOTOS AND ACTIVITIY FEED AND READING MY BLOGS. I HAVE ENJOYED USING SPARKPEOPLE. I AM GOING TO MISS EVERYONE VERY MUCH. NOW FOR MORE PICTURES; ... Read more

  • 13/6/2021

    6/13/2021 8:24:00 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️. 3 of 15 core and upper, 3 of 15 core and lower, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, calf raises, and squats, 2 of 60 step-ups, and walk. 12,000+ steps. Feel great about all my exercise. Added bands for 1 set of my lower body workout when I could. Boy did I feel the burn. Calories are good. 18 ... Read more

  • It's Sunday

    6/13/2021 2:01:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I did the 5 mega miles DVD this morning and I feel great! I'll be doing some dancing πŸ•Ί later on. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS HAPPY SUNDAY GETTING GOOD SLEEP MEANS A LOT TO YOUR BODY

    6/13/2021 9:56:39 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok happy sunday good sleep means a whole lot for your body be more rested i am taking better care of myself dealing with my mom my aunt and my son the last 5 years really took it out of me so my mom passed last year my aunt doing better and my son so all enjoy your da... Read more

  • Trying something New

    6/13/2021 5:29:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    I'm slowly making the change over to the new Spark 360. I love the podcasts on Spark Unplug. I'm learning through this page how to destress each and every day. Today's practice on GRACE really helped me to focus on nourishment rather than depletion. I love the mindfulness podcasts in Spark... Read more

  • Future of The Official 5% Challenges

    6/13/2021 12:05:53 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Hi 5% Challengers. You've likely read that SparkPeople is closing August 17th. The 2021 Summer Challenge is the last one we are doing on Spark. It starts June 19th so we can complete all 8 weeks. We have got a lot of inquiries about the future of the 5% Challenge. The Official 5% Challenge Comm... Read more

  • 12/6/2021

    6/12/2021 10:06:46 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈπŸŒ‘οΈ. Marching, 1 min 30 sec plank, and walking. 15,000+ steps. My walking was to take mom to the farmers market and grocery shopping. We walked home while I pulled my grocery cart. What a workout. Got some recipes and blogs copied over. Deleting the blogs as I go. Calories are good. 18 cups of wat... Read more

  • Life after Sparkpeople,com

    6/12/2021 4:18:37 PM, by 1BLUEMAC

    It is going to lonely i know that for sure i will miss logging in every morning i will miss doing challenges i will miss tracking my fitness i will miss tracking my food i will miss writing my blogs ----------------------------
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  • A beautiful day

    6/12/2021 2:12:48 PM, by MOMMY445

    The sun is shining brightly here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great. I'm going for another walk later in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • My latest blog-journal 6-12-2021 through 8-17-21 come back I will update several times!

    6/12/2021 9:58:52 AM, by SPARKLINGME176

    252 6-12-2021 In response to 2BDYNAMIC's last blog: I've never heard of the 5 stages of grief.... but I have had them all, over SP closing. Our precious LUCY dog passed over in April.... still VERY sad. SP gave me the courage to move forward. I became much MORE involved in SP with the pandemic.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS HAPPY SATURDAY ENJOY YOUR DAY LOVE YOU ALL

    6/12/2021 9:24:07 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning did 4 days this week feeling pretty 247 247 593 595 304 386 good enjoy your day love to all of you hope we can all get back together again love to all of you... Read more

  • Simplicity.

    6/12/2021 4:51:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    The time has come for me to do some emotional housecleaning. I have to eliminate those things that are not working in my life. There are people to whom I give my time and energy to who drain my emotional battery. I have to cut back on the time that I give them. I have been on committees... Read more

  • Wow We Did It!

    6/12/2021 12:54:16 AM, by KALISWALKER

    We hurried things up so we can start the Summer 5% Challenge earlier. This ensures we can do the full 8 weeks before SparkPeople close the doors. It was a lot of work but it been it's done! I had my 6 month check up today with my Medical Weight Management (MWM) doctor. It's been about 2.5 years... Read more

  • 11/6/2021

    6/11/2021 8:20:30 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈπŸŒ‘οΈ. Marching, 4hrs cutting lawn, extra long walk. 18,000+ steps. Had 2 properties to do. Really hot and humid here so the time was not straight through. For me it's like being in a sauna. My extra long walk was because I also went to the bank and to get bus tickets then home. Chose not to do my p... Read more

  • When one door opens...

    6/11/2021 1:03:22 PM, by ANNIEONLI

    ...another one opens. That's how the saying goes. I just backed up 500+ blogs to my old computer's hard drive. In reviewing them, it was a walk down memory lane... Feb 7, 2008 it started...and on August 17, 2021 it will end on here. Lots of tears have been shed by many since the a... Read more

  • A bright sunny day 🌞

    6/11/2021 9:54:42 AM, by MOMMY445

    Another beautiful sunny day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. I'm getting the second vaccine dose today. Later on I will be going for a walk. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS MOVE IT FRIDAY I GAVE MYSELF A B TODAY

    6/11/2021 9:27:24 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok gym workout this morning doing good gave myself a B feeling pretty good enjoy your day love to each of you thank you all your prayers and texts let me know what you all are up to today 247 248 594 304 386 got four days in this week... Read more

  • New Path & New Plan

    6/11/2021 4:45:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am a creature of habit and plans.Β  I love knowing what will come next.Β Β  This year is definitely different.Β Β  The old plan is not going to work anymore.Β Β  I have to change. I need to accept the fact that I'm changing and my life will never be the same. My first change is in my mind.Β Β  I'm... Read more

  • 10/6/2021

    6/10/2021 8:14:53 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈπŸŒ‘οΈ. Happy Birthday to me! 40! 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, 1 min 35 sec plank, extra long walk. 15,000+ steps. My walk was extra long as I also walked to the bank, the grocery store and then home. Got myself a KitKat cake. Not sure how calories are ... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS NO GYM THIS MORNING HAD TO CHANGE MY AUNTS LEGS

    6/10/2021 10:44:55 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well no gym this morning had to change my aunts legs back at it in the morning going to try and get back to my floor exercises my aunt dont have any breakouts on her legs so proud of that enjoy your day love and peace to all love to all 247 248 247 247 593 9... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/10/2021 9:54:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a less humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later I will be doing some dancing πŸ•Ί. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Lessons from a Porcupine

    6/10/2021 4:55:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    Growing up, our family had dogs. I remember Brownie. He was a lovable mixed breed that my Dad got at the dog pound. We loved Brownie and had a great time with him. That is, until the day that Brownie met the porcupine. He came home crying, with a mouth full of quills. My Dad pulled th... Read more

  • 9th June - days 15, 16 and 17

    6/10/2021 4:01:42 AM, by DSJB9999

    I am still making most of last few weeks with Spark as I've loved it for years! I have almost been a member for 12 years starting on 23/6/2009. I especially love and will miss my Spark points, have 226,065 now. Yesterday and today have been other good days where I keep sticking to my 10 hour ... Read more

  • 9/6/2021

    6/9/2021 9:10:48 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️🌑️. Rest and weigh day! Down 0.2 lbs. Walk, and marching. 11,000+ steps. Happy that I at least lost something. Not worrying about it as there could be many factors this week that could have caused the small loss. Enjoying my rest day. Got caught up on almost everything. Starting to feel more ... Read more

  • To Those Who Are Grieving The Loss Of Spark

    6/9/2021 12:44:07 PM, by ROSEWAND

    There are those who say just get over it; change happens. This is not how emotions are experienced by many of us. We are still actively sorting through all the stages of grief, while proactively beginning our post-Spark life. Our emotions are signaling how important this Spark experienc... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/9/2021 10:47:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. I've been for a walk in the morning and I feel great! I'm going for another walk after lunch. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS WORK IT OUT WEDNESDAY I DONE MINE THIS MORNING

    6/9/2021 9:42:02 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok good workout this morning thank god i am doing better i am going to mess this routine and you all special people so much i am sad about that hope we can keep in touch sometimes we are you all doing today wonder why they didnt want sparkpeople anymore enjoy your day... Read more

  • Taking Charge!

    6/9/2021 4:51:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    About a month ago, I realized that something was off in my life. My mind was not functioning as well as it had in the recent past. My memory wasn't working well, I'd forget words and sometimes I'd think one word, but a different word came out of my mouth. I decided to take charge of my health.... Read more

  • Still Looking

    6/9/2021 12:23:57 AM, by KALISWALKER

    We are looking a new site to replace Spark but haven't found the diet, exercise, member lead teams/challenges, and blogs. If you find something please let me know. We are setting up a Facebook 5% Challenge team with topics/sections for each team, so people can keep in contact with their teammat... Read more

  • 8/6/2021

    6/8/2021 10:27:03 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β›ˆοΈ. Marching, 2 of 60 and 2 of 1 min step-ups, walk X3, and cleaned Mom's apartment. 16,000+ steps. My main walk was to Mom's. Didn't get all my workouts in but I still did a lot. Calories are good. Getting familiar with the new tracker. Seems pretty easy so far. 8 cups of water. Took the wrong wate... Read more

  • So long and thanks for the fish

    6/8/2021 8:17:54 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Things change. As SP gets ready to change over to their new platform so many of us are looking back at our journey here, I'm right along there with you. The day I started here I was 312 pounds and couldn't take it anymore. It wasn't the tools that kept me going here it was the people.... Read more

  • a mostly cloudy day

    6/8/2021 10:55:17 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a mostly cloudy day here today. my daughter says hello, she has had her first dose of the covid 19 vaccine. i am going to have my second dose of the covid 19 vaccine this friday. both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! i have been for a walk and i feel great! i am going for anot... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS WORK IT TUESDAY LETS GO

    6/8/2021 10:19:54 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers nhope all are doing ok hope all of us can stay in touch with each other can i get you all contact information are are we going to be on facebook please let me know i am going to miss all of you enjoy your day love and many blessings to all of you 247 248 223 593 247 386... Read more

  • Cognitive Decline and Stress

    6/8/2021 5:15:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    Recently I had an MRI to check for signs of Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease in my brain. Thank God, there were no signs. My next area to look at is my stress levels. I have experienced a high level of chronic stress over the past year. It is time for me to slow down and listen to the signs of... Read more

  • New Site?

    6/8/2021 12:49:17 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I am sad to learn that SparkPeople will be closing August 17th. SparkAmerica where you can choose an American city to join. We have a second home in WA so hubby and I joined SparkSeattle https://sparkamerica.com/spark
    -cities/ I am not sure what the site is about, but I will let... Read more

  • 7/6/2021

    6/7/2021 9:20:57 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌦️🌑️. Lawn, 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 1 of 20 arm circles, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, plank X2, and walk. 12,000+ steps. Calories are good. 18 cups of water. So as of Tomorrow my food and exercise are only being tracked on my new tracker as I need to learn and there is just wa... Read more

  • SparkPeople and Its Impact on Me

    6/7/2021 6:41:01 PM, by MAXFOCUS

    SparkPeople is closing on August 17th. Although I haven't been very active here in the last couple of years, I want to thank anyone who has commented on my newsfeed, page & blogs. Super appreciative of those who led Spark teams, created challenges and checked in on team members. Such a positive comm... Read more

  • It's Monday

    6/7/2021 1:25:28 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've done some yoga and I feel great. I'm pretty much taking it easy today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKER HOPE ALL ARE DOING OK WORKIT MONDAY

    6/7/2021 10:23:49 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well got good workout this morning still feeling pretty good work on 5 ab machines not hurting probrotetic are helping me thank the lord we are your plans today i hate the sparkpeople are leaving what are you going to do the spark america not in my city so i can join ... Read more

  • Good Times Are Coming!

    6/7/2021 5:28:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    On my last visit, there were only two. Now there are 3. I am getting ready for a summer of fun and frolic! I'm going to play with the grandies and this motivates me to get ready for it. I have 2 areas of focus right now: my diet and my stamina level. In order to be ready for running, jumping... Read more

  • 6/6/2021

    6/6/2021 9:21:42 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌞🌑️. 3 of 15 core and lower body workout, marching, 1 of 10 inclined push-ups, 1 of 20 arm circles, 3 of 15 calf raises, 3 of 15 squats, 2 of 60 step-ups, and walk. 10,000+ steps. Today was a great day until about noon. The posts started flying about Sparks ending August 17th. This has devistated ... Read more

  • Well Needed Update

    6/6/2021 5:09:57 PM, by SUPERACHIEVER

    I won't bore you all with everything that's gone on in my life but I will tell you that I'm glad it's over. Keeping focus on fitness, I'm happy to report to you that I am finally able to do a type of bike pedaling where my legs can now move with knees bent in an upward forward movement. Tha... Read more

  • 6th June 2021 - days 13 and 14

    6/6/2021 4:20:31 PM, by DSJB9999

    Yesterday and today have been other good days where I keep sticking to my 10 hour eating plan thankfully. I have had a rest from my dumbbell workouts as its weekend and my darling hubby has been home. I have done 7,000 steps yesterday and 11,000 today so that's good enough. I have mostly eate... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/6/2021 1:44:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's another warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've done a Leslie Sansone exercise DVD this morning and I feel great! I'll be doing some dancing πŸ•Ί later on. Have a gr... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS HAPPY SUNDAY REST YOUR BODY IT WORKS ENJOY

    6/6/2021 10:34:22 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well having restful sunday thank goodness right now every body ok just keep all in your prayers enjoy your sunday i am getting ready for new week love and hugs to all of you 247 304 593 247 386... Read more

  • The Test.

    6/6/2021 5:19:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I went to Catholic Medical Center for an MRI. I have been experiencing some memory loss, and I got it checked out. The results were delivered to my FollowMyHealth account within an hour after the test. There is a normal amount of plaque in my brain for someone who is 65. I am not... Read more

  • RV Camping & Kayaks

    6/5/2021 7:58:10 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We are RV camping for 4 nights. Yesterday we did tourist things like a scenic drive in the mountains on a winding road that follows a river. We explored a campground on a river and sourced out things to do if we stay there sometime. Nearby there is a small heritage museum and a cafe and hiking desti... Read more

  • 5/6/2021

    6/5/2021 7:43:18 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌞🌑️. 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching,1 of 20 arm circles, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, 1 min 27 sec plank, and walk. 12,000+ steps. Boy do my muscles burn today. A great day! The breeze helps with the heat. Calories are good. 18 cups of water. Made more time for myself. Tomorrow is an... Read more

  • June/ goals

    6/5/2021 5:09:20 PM, by 1BLUEMAC

    This month i am all for being accountable 1 i have signed up to a few challenges 2 i be a good friend 3 l listen... Read more

  • 5th June 2021 - day 13

    6/5/2021 4:24:04 PM, by DSJB9999

    I did keep to my 10 hours eating window which makes me really proud, I am very aware if its too early or too late to eat! This mindfulness really helps me. My friend who I met for lunch today funnily enough said she was planning to address her 'eating window' as well, weird that was what she told... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    6/5/2021 1:03:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a hot and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep cheep! My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. I've done some yoga and I feel great. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HAPPY SATURDAY SPARKERS LOVE ALL OF YOU DID GYM TODAY GOT A B

    6/5/2021 9:35:14 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok gym this morning i am proud of myself doing so much better with my belly my doctor was right on the money i am feeling so much better love you all for your prayers comments and concerns i thought i never was going to get better after the last vaccine and my blood ... Read more

  • Removing the negative from ones life

    6/5/2021 9:23:20 AM, by ANNIEONLI

    Ever sit back and observe yourself doing something and catch yourself and wonder "WTF am I doing this?" I have done that a lot lately...most recently was Twitter. I deactivated my account. I would go on the platform, scroll around, witness absolute horror spewing out of peoples' fingertips, a... Read more

  • No More Mask Making For Me!

    6/5/2021 5:17:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    For the past 16 months, I've taken a few minutes every day to check the COVID case count of my town and my state. Currently there are 1-4 cases in my town, with 0 new cases. ZERO! What a wonderful thing! For the first time since March of 2020, there are no new cases of COVID in Hillsboro, NH.... Read more

  • 4/6/2021

    6/4/2021 6:16:39 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️. 3 of 15 core and upper, 3 of 15 core and lower, marching, 3 of 15 calf raises, 2 of 60 step-ups, 1 of 10 inclined push-ups, 1 of 20 arm circles, 3 of 15 squats, and walk. 12,000+ steps. Got all my workouts done before lunch. We are now in a heat warning and will be for several days. Calories a... Read more

  • 4th June - day 12

    6/4/2021 4:24:44 PM, by DSJB9999

    I did keep to my 10 hours eating window, even starting to eat a bit of leftover pizza before thinking early on, but I didn’t eat it but left it for later and also putting a grape into my mouth late and then into the bin, often have eaten while unpacking shopping so with increased awareness this didn... Read more

  • It's Friday

    6/4/2021 11:51:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a mostly cloudy day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'll be going for another walk after lunch. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS I GOT TO GYM THIS MORNING AND WORKED ON THE AB MACHINE

    6/4/2021 9:45:52 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok i got to gym this morning i worked on the ab machine this morning still not hurting in my belly wow the probiotic really helping me i have been taking them since 4/27/21 i finally feeling better thank you all so much for your prayers i hope i can continue to feel b... Read more

  • Talking with a professional

    6/4/2021 5:30:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have talked with friends and it has helped to a degree. Yesterday I took the time to talk with a professional about my problems and life situation. Sometimes, it's just worth having an objective opinion on what a person is facing. While I did not come out with a different life plan or ... Read more

  • 3/5/2021

    6/3/2021 8:05:24 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️. Walk X3, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, and 1 min 41 sec plank. 19,000+ steps. Took mom to her appointment. Then went to 2 markets on the way back to the bus stop. Got some fruits and vegetables. Also got a few baked goods for Hubby and I to share. Didn't get my main workout done as I was... Read more

  • 3rd June 2021 - day 11

    6/3/2021 4:02:03 PM, by DSJB9999

    Day 11 Yesterday was a good day still very hot but Dot (my Mum in Law) has managed really well and not been too stressed to leave her cardigan off – amazing the things that stress her, far too much time on her hands some times and not a lot to think about, so she overthinks them! 198 We w... Read more

  • The excuses were ready

    6/3/2021 1:35:55 PM, by TIKITAMI

    I've started running again this week and yesterday I had planned another short outing, a break from work to regenerate. That was the plan but as the morning wore on the excuses started creeping into my mind. It's super hot out. Too nice, the trails will be crowded. Lots to do still, can'... Read more

  • 2021 HAPPY THURSDAY TO ALL YOU SPECIAL SPARKERS LOVE ALL OF YOU

    6/3/2021 12:20:26 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning got my aunts groceries and meds she doing better with her legs no breakouts so far on her legs blood pressure doing some better the doctor raised her dosage to 40 mg so i hope that helps herso what are you all doing today my belly not hurting to... Read more

  • MRI negative

    6/3/2021 12:07:40 PM, by ANNIEONLI

    This week was my second breast MRI. Physically it went better than the first....I'm "seasoned" and asked for the noise cancelling earplugs along with the headset with music. Meditating and being in the moment helped a lot as well. There really wasn't a lot of time to worry about it because of work ... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    6/3/2021 11:20:47 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a mostly cloudy day here today. There's a chance of rain later in the afternoon. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later on I will be doing some dancing. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe... Read more

  • Jokes and May review and June goals

    6/3/2021 9:55:28 AM, by CANDOK1260

    My goals for May were lose weight I now weigh 172.2 what is a 2.6 lose not eating when I get up in the middle of the night -doing good at this trying to drink at least six cups of water a day - not doing well on this Exercise every day at least 10 min. -I just started to walk 20 min a day... Read more

  • In It For Life!

    6/3/2021 5:15:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    There is no quitting in the game of life. Maybe I don't like what might be around the next corner, but I'm going to remember my goal: I want to be in good health and be able to play with my grandkids until the day that they graduate from college. When things go wrong, as they sometimes ... Read more

  • Summer Hikes, Different Trails

    6/3/2021 1:38:22 AM, by ALIHIKES

    I enjoyed two beautiful hikes last week. Both of them were in areas where I’ve hiked before, but on both of them we went on new trails. It is a lot of fun for me to go on new trails! I have been hiking in this area for over 30 years, and it is thrilling to discover new and different destinations. ... Read more

  • Find Your Motivation

    6/3/2021 12:15:22 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Looking at these images, I rate myself #5 (bottom right hand). I expect to be #6 (to the left of #5) by July 12th, when I have my annual appointment with the surgeon who will be doing my surgery in the late fall. The recovery will be 8 - 12 weeks. Yesterday I had a telemedical visit wit... Read more

  • 2/6/2021

    6/2/2021 7:35:34 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌧️. Rest and weigh day. Down 3 lbs! Short walk and marching. 7,000+ steps. So happy and surprised with my weight shed. Didn't get my normal walk in. Was raining by the time I was heading home. Mom's phone consult went well. Really like her new Nurse practitioner so far. Calories are good. 18 cups o... Read more

  • 2nd June 2021 - day 10

    6/2/2021 3:30:47 PM, by DSJB9999

    Yesterday was another good day where I keep sticking to my 10 hour eating plan thankfully. Someone asked if I was doing Intermittent Fasting and I’m not fasting at all but am so much more aware of when I start and end eating for the day, the awareness has made a difference. Did 30 mins dumbbel... Read more

  • It's Wednesday

    6/2/2021 10:40:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HAPPY HUMP DAY TO ALL HOPE YOU ALL ARE DOING WELL NO GUM THIS MORNING

    6/2/2021 10:03:22 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok happy hump day love to each of you no gym this morning i know how to do my body now in the morning i will take care of my aunts groceries and her bills supposed to be raining here in the morning so that wont be to bad trying to have better outlook so far taking the... Read more

  • Dealing with Cognitive Decline

    6/2/2021 5:05:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Well, my journey into my brain has begun. I'm reading Dr. Dale E Breseden't book The End of Alzheimer's (the first program to prevent and reverse cognitive decline). and finding small ways to apply what he ways. 1. Get tested through your doctor to find out exactly where you are. 2 Id... Read more

  • Whoa there little buddies

    6/1/2021 9:49:42 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Trying to make adjustments as my business being back almost full swing. This means long days on my feet and little movement as I bake. It also means that my days of hiking 40K a week are going to have to be put on the back burner. I'm really happy to be back working so much but at the same time I'm ... Read more

  • 1/6/2021

    6/1/2021 8:14:27 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌞. Marching and walk. 8,000+ steps. Today was more of a rest day. My walk was to meet up with son for his blood work. Went to Mom's and got stuff done there. When I got home just didn't feel like doing my workouts. But I finally talked myself into at least marching for 20 mins. Calories are great. ... Read more

  • NSV

    6/1/2021 8:11:44 PM, by ALIHIKES

    One of my big goals when I joined SparkPeople was to not look obese in photographs with other people. I think I met that goal! Here’s a photo from yesterday, I am in the blue T-shirt and gray pants behind Bridget the dog. And here’s an earlier photo ... Read more

  • Already a Great Day

    6/1/2021 3:46:59 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I usually shop the Safeway flyer the first Monday of the month, and get the 10% discount. Otherwise I buy groceries online from another store. This morning I did something different, I went to Chalo a food chain owned by the same parent company as Safeway. Chalo is targeted to an Indian/Asian demogr... Read more

  • 1st June 2021 - day 9

    6/1/2021 1:59:35 PM, by DSJB9999

    Yesterday was another good day where I keep sticking to my 10 hour eating plan thankfully. My daughter asked me if I ate more than usual because I was restricting my times and I honestly said β€˜No’ and overall that's true, although I'm not sure if I really eat less . My Mum in Law said sh... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/1/2021 1:21:35 PM, by MOMMY445

    The weather here is sunny and warm today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'll be going for another walk after lunch. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS MADE IT TO THE GYM DID OK GETTING SOME BETTER

    6/1/2021 9:39:54 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok went to gym doing little better did more machines this morning my belly didnt start hurting that is a plus how are you doing with your exercise i just want to lost about 40 more pounds i already lost 160 just working on getting in size 10 enjoy your day thank you a... Read more

  • Camping Surprises

    6/1/2021 5:23:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    I found several things that really surprised me at the campground this weekend. First, there are no ticks at the Saco River Hideaway Campground. They spray the area with an all-natural pesticide containing chrysanthemum oil. It is very nice to have no concerns about tick bites. Second, ... Read more

  • 31/5/2021

    5/31/2021 7:59:04 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️. 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, 1 min 42 sec plank, and walk. 11,000+ steps. Had a great day! Got my tomato plants in. Felt the burn today. Calories are high. Over ate at dinner. Oops back on track tomorrow. 18 cups of water. Tomorrow as of last I heard... Read more