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  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, June 21, 2021

    6/21/2021 2:45:57 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Monday, Monday

    6/21/2021 2:37:11 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    MOnday, Monday what do you have for me, It was a busy morning, baking, helping hubby and laundry. Such a lovely day, finally cooler, and less humid, Will be a little rest for the AC unit. Gosh, when we got up this morning it was only 61 degrees, and when I did chores it was 67, and a nic... Read more

  • grand kids left yesterday

    6/21/2021 9:41:23 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - grand kids left yesterday. DD came and picked them up. She came in fast and wanted the kids all ready to go. She gave her dad a GC for Father's day and then left. I was a bit surprised but she is a busy woman. I love talking to her. I have to let go on these occasions. DH looke... Read more

  • Sunday, and Fathers Day

    6/20/2021 1:58:33 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Well to all you gents out there Happy Father's Day, even if you aren't an actual father you are probably an uncle, friend to someone that thinks a lot of you. As I set here wondering about all of this stuff that is going on with SP and trying to find a new place to land, it has gotten so conf... Read more

  • Happy Father's Day

    6/20/2021 9:02:27 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    have a great day - all fathers. People are now realizing Fathers are important in a family. My dad worked 3 jobs and I missed him so much. I would get up at 5 am to sit on the heating grate to talk with him when he was shaving. Happy Father's Day. Have a great day!! 244... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, June 20, 2021

    6/20/2021 3:34:18 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am the Melody in the Symphony of My Life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Update on job/health

    6/19/2021 9:32:18 PM, by MLKDUD

    Well today was my last day at my current job after 5 years. I did get that job I interviewed for! I start July 6 and am so excited about it. I don't know what to do with myself with 16 days off work!! We leave Monday for the beach since our daughter has never seen a beach, so we are driving down... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, June 19, 2021

    6/19/2021 7:44:04 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I make my own choices. I decide what I will and will not do. I am proud of my independence." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Saturday, and a lovely morning

    6/19/2021 2:10:20 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Well here it is the weekend and I have no place to be. Well, at least not today. Tomorrow evening I guess we are invited down to DIL &SIL's for a cook out for Father's Day. Anyway, I think Sunday is Father's day, or I am a week late or a week early. Oh well, it will all get straighten out in t... Read more

  • saw Bats last night

    6/19/2021 7:22:30 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - My GD (9) was a champ - the event took much longer than expected. due to many things not able to control. GS (6) is a whiner and a complainer. I knew this about him, but we managed. We are in the middle of the river waiting for the bats to come out and he wants to go home. Any wa... Read more

  • Friday, and back in the swamp, hot and humid.

    6/18/2021 2:17:54 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Well, here it is Friday again. Nothing special going on here. It just make be a quite day here, I have decided not to spend anymore time water that darn garden. It is the worst I have ever had, Even watering things and the little rain we had on Wed. evening it still continues to look horrible. ... Read more

  • grandkids are coming today

    6/18/2021 10:23:46 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - not use to planning meals for 4 people. Dh has been very helpful preparing everything with me. We are ready. My grand kids have not spend a weekend with us since they have grown. It was always for one night only. DH has been trying to lose the weight he gained in Minnesota. He ... Read more

  • To Dad's and Back

    6/18/2021 8:44:45 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    I will keep this short and sweet as my shoulder is killing me and it hurts to extend my arm toward the keyboard. I went to dad's. I didn't really "pig out" but i did eat more in a day there than I am used to here...and my weight went up 5 lbs. (I'd lost one yesterday and today have not weighed.... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, June 17, 2021

    6/17/2021 2:35:46 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I make Free-Will Choices." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Thursday again.

    6/17/2021 2:14:51 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Well, it is Thursday, my least favorite day. I really don't know why but I have really never like Thursday, maybe it was because years ago, the work schedule came out for the next week, and telling me that I had to work the weekend again. I so disliked week ends, and now that I no longer work o... Read more

  • reached 600,000 COVID deaths in USA

    6/17/2021 8:09:25 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I read a sad article yesterday. People are still dying of COVID. Some people have decided not to get the vaccine in many areas - the south is one of the big areas. The doctors are saying these are the people that are getting hit with COVID - the non-vaccinated people. So the number... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, June 16, 2021

    6/16/2021 8:55:30 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am a Magnificent Gift to the World." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Hump Day Happy

    6/16/2021 2:08:34 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Gosh it is hard to believe that the week is half over already. Have been able to stay under calory limit. woo hoo, it just take a little fiddling around and a little determination, and deep a little deeper. My insentive is a big one, found out the other day that hubby wights less than I do, a... Read more

  • Fresh fruits and Veggies Month

    6/16/2021 9:00:40 AM, by PATTI24

    My favorite fresh fruits are plums and my veggies are squash, zuchini and tomatos. I get my veggies from the farmers market and my fruits from the grocery store. ... Read more

  • Wednesday Weigh-In

    6/16/2021 7:38:14 AM, by ALICIA363

    150.6 Beef and poblano peppers are in the crock-pot. Benji's laundry (bath towels) are folded and put away. His lunch for daycare is packed. I put another coat of polish on my toes because I'll wear sandals today. Morning checklist: hair, makeup, jewelry, perfume. Eyes, ears, phone, coffee... Read more

  • LOL - this is why I will miss Sparks

    6/16/2021 7:24:54 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I am going to miss the community feed, blogs, articles, and the gathering of points. SP is like a family member that I can go to daily. It got me through the pandemic and retirement of DH. Without Sparks during this time of going on 18 months - I would have pulled my hair out, gain... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

    6/15/2021 5:12:43 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Live a Life of Bold and Courageous Action Inspired by Powerful Dreams." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • grands kids coming for sleep over this weekend

    6/15/2021 10:39:38 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I planned an entire weekend of activities for my grandkids ages 6 & 9. I developed a menu of meals for them. Sunday is Father's day - I am teaching them to bake pies for their dad with our new oven. One apple and one strawberry rhubarb pie and they will make him a card. We are rea... Read more

  • Monday, Monday

    6/14/2021 2:20:00 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Monday, Monday what will you be, A little cooler here you see. In the high 60's this morning, but warming up and already steaming. So glad I got the weeds in the garden hoed. But I know next time it rains they will explode. yes, It was a very pleasant morning for a change. also go... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, June 14, 2021

    6/14/2021 1:41:38 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I live with enthusiasm, and give thanks for my life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • decided to stay on SP until the end

    6/14/2021 9:03:47 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I have been looking around at other sites. I just do not want to let go of SP. I like the international people on SP. I am a traveler and have been since I was 18. I have traveled overseas somewhere yearly. I have learned to love the diversity of people's cultures. SP America is... Read more

  • tip toes and puppet strings

    6/13/2021 1:18:40 PM, by ALICIA363

    One mile at a time. Yesterday, I tried OWJ's knees-on-puppet strings advice to travel a mile. My hip was like: Trying to go slowly is a challenge. My gait is definitely different, and it doesn't aggravate the discomfort or pain like the Memorial Day weekend walk created. I think I've been swi... Read more

  • peaceful morning

    6/13/2021 9:13:29 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - household very mellow this morning. I love it this way. Dh is going to mow the lawn. It got long in the short time we were gone. I love the smell of new grass cut. today, I am going to read and chill on our back porch until it gets too hot to enjoy reading outside. I want to tha... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, June 13, 2021

    6/13/2021 3:27:35 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I live courageously." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • forgot how traveling effects my body

    6/12/2021 12:14:02 PM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I actually lost weight. Only a pound but I will take even an oz. I hold fluids and do not have regular BMs. So I thought I had gained weight - NO says my body. It is a pleasant surprise. DH gained 6 lbs. but he was eating big meals - the entire platter and drinking alcohol. I ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, June 12, 2021

    6/12/2021 1:31:15 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Like an Owl, I am Alert, Patient, and Objective." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, June 11, 2021

    6/11/2021 8:15:59 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Like an Eagle, I Soar High Above the Troubles of the World." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Good news

    6/11/2021 6:20:40 PM, by ALICIA363

    All of my labs at the doctor’s office were normal. There is no sign of arthritis in the hip - hallelujah! They will refer me to physical therapy. I already experimented with some things Overworkedjanet shared, and felt an immediate difference. I definitely need to be trained how to walk better to ... Read more

  • I have decided to start deleting stuff on SP

    6/11/2021 3:47:15 PM, by TRAVELGAL417

    I have been re-reading my blogs and the comments from all of you. What a wonderful group of friends. I hope we can find ourselves again after August 17. The comments brought tears to my eyes. TY You will all be missed.... Read more

  • Woo Hoo, it rained a little

    6/11/2021 1:48:41 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    woo hoo, got some much need rain this morning, but then the wind came up, it was strong enough but it blew the flowers and parts of the stems off my petunia's that were in a pot on the patio table. So I rain out in the rain and wind and set them where they are protected a bit. Hope they come back, ... Read more

  • I am back - what a challenge traveling this time

    6/11/2021 11:31:24 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - It was a tremendous challenge - our first time after COVID. We found food places closed that we used to go for good quality food. At Mall of America - there are places that are just closed. Our hotel - had a very limited menu. I read that businesses are not getting the people to c... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, June 10, 2021

    6/10/2021 11:27:05 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Like a Dolphin, I am Graceful, Powerful, and Compassionate." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Toady Thursday

    6/10/2021 11:56:07 AM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    This is actually what I feel like today. Just spend 45 min. outside watering garden and flowers and I feel like a wilted lily. Already close to 90, and the humidity is rising right along with the temp. So will not be doing much outside today, and every time I am stuck in the house I want to ba... Read more

  • On way to airport soon

    6/10/2021 3:46:45 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    First trip since COVID- learned much. Change is everywhere. My DH was just amazed at things he knew was always been there from his childhood were closed. Cities redesign roads & other infrastructure. The talk from family was of people who did not survive. This trip was not an enjoyable trip- Twi... Read more

  • Hump Day Happy

    6/9/2021 2:43:26 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    well, here it is Hump Day again. Got all my outside work done this morning as it was already 85 when I went out and did chores. So I am not looking at that devise on the wall again, it just depresses me. Don't need to water this morning as things look good here for the day, but know I will have t... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for June 9, 2021

    6/9/2021 2:21:16 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Like a Chameleon, I Adapt to Changing Circumstances." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Wednesday Weigh-In

    6/9/2021 7:32:46 AM, by ALICIA363

    151.1 I recently resumed tracking my food on SP, and it's getting the weight graph to bend in the right direction. I've got my check-up today and the hip/back has me baffled. One day, it felt better after a slow one-mile walk; yesterday, it felt worse. I hope the medical professional can offe... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, June 8, 2021

    6/9/2021 12:12:02 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Like a Cat, I am Independent, Patient, Alert, and Decisive. When the time is right, I pounce on opportunity." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... 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

  • Walking on Water

    6/8/2021 5:09:56 PM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    Have you had this happen to you? When for a long time you worked and watched what you ate and exercised and really , it seemed not to be accomplishing anything. You think of all the pounds ahead and need to be gone and you feel kind of in despair. And then something happens. Something that... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon chit chat.

    6/8/2021 1:54:37 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    I am staying as long as the site is running, but the enthusiasm is gone. I don't care much about anything else here but my friends. This morning I had to water the garden and all the flower again, seems to be a daily chore after the animal chores. All the hanging baskets I put the whole pot in... Read more

  • ✨47 Months Seizure Free 😀🌟😋 I'm feeling pretty darn Happy 🙏🏻💖🙏🏻

    6/7/2021 9:18:48 PM, by BARBIEE52

    I can't explain how blessed I feel...more prayers answered, and I'll will be praying I will make it another month. That would be extra special...it would be 4 years. But everyday without one is special.... ... Read more

  • So sad.

    6/7/2021 4:46:54 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    A very very sad day yesterday when I read that SP is closing in August. I am crying now just writing this, and I know every day will continue to be the same thing. There is so much here I want to keep. Like all the blogs when Larry was in the hospital as they contain a lot of the information abou... Read more

  • The End is Near!

    6/7/2021 4:22:23 PM, by BBONET

    WOW - 2020 - COVID stopped the world 2021 - My retirement, other personal issues and now this!!! Sparkpeople ending in August. This is only June what else will happen in 2021!! I have been on Sparks since 7/25/2011. 10 years of fun - advice - helping others, being help by others and... Read more

  • Don't leave me!!

    6/7/2021 3:05:56 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    I know that change can sometimes be a good thing....but I HATE the changes going on with SP this Summer. I should update everyone...Sparkpeople won't be the only change in my life. I am moving to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. I arrive there on Thursday. Yes in 3 days. I will be working ... Read more

  • Monday, Monday

    6/7/2021 6:06:01 AM, by ALICIA363

    I keep getting errors on SparkPeople this morning. Maybe it’s because I am on a less popular web browser. Or maybe it’s just natural evolution as spark winds down. I was sad to see my 83 weeks of 90 minutes of exercise disappear. This hip/back thing has me moving gingerly at times, and has definit... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, June 7, 2021

    6/7/2021 1:52:11 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My life is for living, not for worry or doubt." -Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • SparkPeople

    6/6/2021 3:05:50 PM, by BKRMKRLGHT

    Sorry to see this site close.... https://www.sparkpeople.com/
    resource/wellness_articles
    .asp?id=2659... Read more

  • Sunday and trying to stay cool.

    6/6/2021 2:29:04 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Hope you are having a fantastic day. I got all the flower beds and hanging baskets watered early this morning as it was suppose to get up in the 90's again today, and if that is the case, I am staying in the house. Merlin says, ME TOO. as he sleep on the rock floor in the foyer, not far from... Read more

  • Just got kicked out of Mall of America

    6/6/2021 8:14:27 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    Good morning - DH & I slept very well last night - got up early. Decide to walk in Mall - so at 6 - we walk in mall. We are having a wonderful conversation- had already done one lap 3300 steps when mall cop comes & tells us we must leave. Mall does not open for walking until 8 am. NP we said. We... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, June 6, 2021

    6/6/2021 1:36:42 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Laugh With Life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Misery's Dividends

    6/6/2021 1:00:16 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    There's one thing good about having a husband that hates my guts and wants me dead. How do I know? He tells me every chance he gets. He says worse things too...but they are things I cannot/will not speak There's something that misery is good for. : when I'm upset or in a lot of pain. I can't eat a ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, June 5, 2021

    6/5/2021 9:38:32 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Joy is my choice. I choose joy in every moment." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Hot Saturday.

    6/5/2021 2:14:25 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Another hot one here today, up in the 90's, and the humidity of summer is starting, so that means I stay in. I just can't take the heat and humidity. So did a couple hours of mowing this morning and at least this afternoon mowing will be under trees so it won't seem so bad. So the Lawn Ranger is ... Read more

  • Some Things have Happened

    6/5/2021 7:43:19 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    Two days ago my dad called me and said he was not well. He has an arrhythmia that had acted up big time. Dad coiuldn't make it across one room without gasping for air. Yesterday dad went to his cardiologist who immediately called an ambulance and they took dad to the hospital. They did some test... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, June 4, 2021

    6/4/2021 5:19:13 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Honor My True Self." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • I have got that blog bug now.

    6/4/2021 2:56:09 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Well, the blog cobbler got me today. Had a nice blog and bam, it is in the space somewhere. And I know what I did, I hit the enter key instead of the Post Blog Entry key. Well, I don't have time to rewrite so just wish you all a great weekend. ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, June 3, 2021

    6/3/2021 7:38:36 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I honor all people and cultures." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Thursday again.

    6/3/2021 2:32:30 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Hope you all are having a great Thursday, I slept in this morning and it sure felt good. Got chores done, and then Larry and I loaded all the recyclable things up, and went to the Recycling Center, and unloaded and then to the Boot store where Larry had to order his boots, and they were in. So pic... 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

  • 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

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, June 2, 2021

    6/3/2021 12:14:45 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I honor everyone and honor all points- of-view." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Wacky Wednesday.

    6/2/2021 2:57:15 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    It has been a real ride the last week since I sent out a blog. Yes, all the boys made it home, and they had so many place to go, and not time to get them all done. I stayed home and let them run around except we all did go in to the closing of our favorite Bar and Grill on Sat. night. I hate seei... Read more

  • My Last Day with students!

    6/2/2021 2:08:55 PM, by BBONET

    Today was my official last day with students even though I still need to finish up the week! Here are some pictures of a wonderful send of by my students and staff! I was overwhelmed with the whole school coming out to say goodbye and signing a big card for me from all the s... Read more

  • Wednesday update

    6/2/2021 7:54:40 AM, by ALICIA363

    Weigh-in: 152-point-something. I’m tracking my food. One day at a time. My laptop from a bygone era wouldn’t access the internet for me this morning, so here I am typing with one finger on my iPad from the break room before work. Arg. After Saturday’s lengthy walk, my hip became an issue. Agai... 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

  • Yay, I'm dancing again!

    6/1/2021 1:24:43 PM, by PERSERVERANCE71

    (I'm in the back, center, hands clasped in front) I used to go to Cardio Funk class at the Y a couple of times a week before the pandemic. I LOVED this one instructor's class...it was SO MUCH FUN and an epic workout. I never left not completely drenched in sweat and totally happy. I've missed ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, June 1, 2021

    6/1/2021 11:14:11 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am Honored that Spirit has chosen to create ME." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Mitigating Disaster

    6/1/2021 1:58:14 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    -Following a moderate scale success I encountered something that I shouldn't eat. Oh yes. I baked brownies-- for the first time in several years--and now I remembered why it is I hadn't made them in recent memory. It's because I am compelled to eat them. Every single one of them. (I think my ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, May 31, 2021

    5/31/2021 11:15:33 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I hold my course with focused attention and relentless commitment, as I weather the storms of life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Retirement - New Beginnings!

    5/31/2021 8:01:18 PM, by BBONET

    Yes - on June 2nd will be my last day with students!! I will officially be retiring at the end of this school year. I will still need to go back and finish report cards, making my book inventory, turning in my classroom, and any other thing required before I turn in my keys and my badge. Teaching h... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, May 30, 2021

    5/30/2021 5:09:07 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I gratefully accept the light and pay it forward." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, May 29, 2021

    5/29/2021 11:50:42 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I grant myself the Honor of being ME." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Caught up to today

    5/29/2021 2:32:06 PM, by ALICIA363

    It’s supposed to rain tomorrow and/or Monday, so I made an extra effort to get miles this morning. I am ecstatic that park restrooms are open again, which supports a longer jaunt by meeting an essential need. I was pleasantly surprised to see a new badge reward me! The text reads: “Congrats on ... Read more

  • jokes and national road trip day

    5/28/2021 8:44:00 AM, by CANDOK1260

    May 28 is s National Road Trip Day. An road trip is an extended trip in a motor vehicle.. I have taken many road trip is my life. To name just a few I been to Montreal Canada, Toronto Canada, Washington D.C., Niagara falls Canada, New York City, Chicago, St. Louis, Memphis, and Nashville. Whe... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, May 28, 2021

    5/28/2021 2:58:55 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I give thanks for the bounties of this world." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, May 27, 2021

    5/27/2021 7:29:27 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I gather strength from the storm." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Let the fun begin, ............

    5/27/2021 2:49:55 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Sorry but yes, it is only Thursday, But the fun here begins today. By the time it is ready to get to bed all 3 boys should have arrived here. So let the chaos begin, it will be an interest 5 days. There is actually no plans what so ever, so I will just go with the flow, and just ask each mor... Read more

  • personal post-pandemic particulars

    5/27/2021 7:33:16 AM, by ALICIA363

    Today is day four of wearing lipstick. What fun! In my area, vaccination rates are high and hospital admissions are low, so we are progressing toward our 'new normal'. I haven't put foundation on my nose. I think that's gone. The world will see my freckles. Turns out I like my undyed, gray... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, May 26, 2021

    5/27/2021 12:29:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Forgive Myself and All Others with Compassion." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Wacky Wednesday

    5/26/2021 11:42:58 AM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Here it is Wacky Wednesday, and I should be out in my googles and cape helping Larry mowing and here I sit in my recliner with ice under my knee as it is so painful that it takes so long to get to the bathroom, that I have to leave before I even have to go. lol I really don't know if I can even ge... Read more

  • non scale measurement - vitals

    5/26/2021 9:49:02 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I take my vitals each morning. Been doing this for years, BP & glucose. They are excellent this morning. I am so pleased. I am on a plateau for the number on the scale and I do not even care. I am working on my program. I am losing inches. I am just taking one day at a tim... Read more

  • Wednesday Weigh-In

    5/26/2021 7:33:01 AM, by ALICIA363

    153.7 I think. I have two days of food tracking completed. Aiming to shed 10 pounds - the same ones I fight over and over again. Hey, credit for not going back to my highest ever. Why are they so quick to come on and so slow to take off? Busy morning. Took the dog out, emptied the deh... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, May 25, 2021

    5/25/2021 2:43:42 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I forgive myself completely for having created stories of suffering." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • No Monday, Monday today, cause it is Tuesday.

    5/25/2021 2:19:20 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    That is kind of how I feel today, but have almost got my daily steps in, although every step was painful. Last Thursday while I was cleaning our bathroom and I was up and down cleaning the blasted shower, and the last time I got up something went wrong with my knee and now the back of my knee is... Read more

  • having a peaceful morning

    5/25/2021 9:38:28 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - DH just left to go to his eye doctor for an exam. He needs glasses for distance, but somehow he comes out of his exams needing no glasses. I just do not know how he does it. I am a passenger in a car with him. I have on numerous occasions say the light is red or there is a car co... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, May 24, 2021

    5/24/2021 8:21:04 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I forgive myself for all my angers, resentments, and jealousies." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • The Father/Daughter Dynamic

    5/24/2021 7:24:01 PM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    Well I did it. A couple of weeks ago I set it as a private goal to re-lose the 10+ pounds I regained recently. And. Mission accomplished! Now to lose another ten and I will be back to my lowest weight in this current effort to lose the weight that I need to lose in order to look and feel my bes... Read more

  • I woke up just smiling!

    5/24/2021 7:54:22 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I have been working on getting my positive nature back. Much of it depends on my sleep. I have been working on deep sleep and longer sleep. When I achieve 7 hours a night - it is a miracle. I feel simply great today and ready to go. We still have rain for a couple more days. We a... Read more

  • Meet Julian

    5/23/2021 12:25:22 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    So here is my precious GGS, little Julian. And one more with just a touch of me. It was so nice to see him, and GD and son. And would you believe it, I FORGOT MY CAMERA, so Jason had to take these pictures and sent them to me. Missed getting a 4 generation one. Justina is still plenty sore yet... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, May 23, 2021

    5/23/2021 1:16:28 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I forgive everyone for everything." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, May 22, 2021

    5/22/2021 9:23:07 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I forgive everyone, especially myself, for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie jlh@sail7.com... Read more