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  • The strangest school year

    6/22/2021 4:57:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    The 2020-2021 school year was by far the most unusual school year.  I felt like a first year teacher, struggling to learn the rules all over again. I  spent most of the year teaching from home.   My physical health has improved from taking walks every morning.   I have experienced some depression... Read more

  • Facebook

    6/22/2021 2:46:39 AM, by TCANNO

    I do have 2 pages on FB because I have not found how to close one without closing my account. The one I am using is www.facebook.com/trevor.cannon
    2 This has a 2 at the end of my name. If the page doesn't have to "2" I will not see any comments on it. Somebody said yesterday that they could... Read more

  • 6/21/21 - Bedtime

    6/21/2021 8:59:51 PM, by GORDON66

    When I'm doing my Bodypump class, Sami is always entertaining. Today she was circling the monitor and get a claw caught in the tower. I had to stop to get her free. At least it was during the lunge track; I hate lunges. Our area hasn't had much rain. When it has rained, it's come down in bu... Read more

  • Don't Overeate!!!!

    6/21/2021 12:31:18 PM, by CHANGING-TURTLE

    I was upset when I heard that Sparkpeople was closing but life goes on. I am doing Facebook. Some of my teams have started groups and there is the SP alumni. But right now all that is is a way to vent about Spark closing. So it is, we can't do anything about it, we sure don't need to overeate but ... Read more

  • Monday’s Words

    6/21/2021 9:54:33 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, June 21, 2021

    6/21/2021 6:23:13 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 21, 2021 OBEDIENCE TRAINING If we have ever attempted to train an animal to obey, we know it doesn’t happen overnight. We also know children don’t learn to obey their parents in one day. It takes a lot of trial and good deal of error. There are times we have to go over the rules again and ... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-21-2021

    6/21/2021 6:11:39 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • respond, don't react

    6/21/2021 5:44:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    Resilience is not what happens to you. It's how you react to, respond to, and recover from what happens to you. - Author: Jeffrey Gitomer So many times in life, I have just reacted to what has gone on around me. I am learning to respond with what will help instead of just letting out my emotions.... Read more

  • Monday is go for the week

    6/21/2021 2:45:46 AM, by TCANNO

    Soor but I did manage to confuse you all yesterday. The link I put up was the one that I am not going to use as they want £140 a year. The link I meant to put up was for a blog I wrote on MFP. That link should have been www.myfitnesspal.com/blog/tcan
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  • 6/20/21 - Bedtime

    6/20/2021 11:55:54 PM, by GORDON66

    I'm sitting next to an open window listening to the rain. There's some thunder in the background, so I'm hoping that a the rain doesn't get too crazy. None to soon, I planted my annuals today. Time to close the window. I'm feeling raindrops. Sweet dreams everyone!!! Leslie ... Read more

  • Southwestern Three-Bean & Barley Soup

    6/20/2021 4:48:23 PM, by GORDON66

    A number of members expressed interest in the recipe for the soup, so I am posting it for everyone to enjoy. 6-servings, about 1 1/3 cups each 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, diced 1 large stalk celery, diced 1 large carrot, diced 9 cups water 4 cups (32-oun... Read more

  • COLORING PAGE 6-20-2021

    6/20/2021 3:41:07 PM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • Father’s Day

    6/20/2021 9:15:23 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, June 20, 2021

    6/20/2021 7:02:25 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 20, 2021 HOW TO COPE None of us enjoy hard times. We don’t like dealing with things that are difficult. Losing a loved one, financial hard times, and broken relationships are never easy. Many times, these are once-in-a-lifetime situations so we have no past experience on how to deal with t... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-20-2021

    6/20/2021 6:53:27 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • Change is here

    6/20/2021 5:53:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    I knew that this day would come. I just didn't know how much it would affect me. I've worked with a certain student for 6 years, and now he's graduating. I've seen him change from a boy into a man. It has been quite an experience. He has been looking forward to this experience for quite a... Read more

  • Mixed bag

    6/20/2021 3:03:13 AM, by TCANNO

    Well that was funny, yesterdays blog worked for some and not for others. I tried it out last night and it worked ok. I had a few replies on it and of course on the blog. I will keep trying but to remind you I have given up www.trevssparkpeopleblog.co.uk As I don't want to take the time of bui... Read more

  • 6/19/21 - Bedtime

    6/19/2021 11:47:00 PM, by GORDON66

    The temperature is 67, and I've got the thermostat set at 75. It's time to turn off the A/C and open the windows. When I cut the grass at around 5 PM, it wasn't nearly so pleasant. I was sweating so much that my clothes were sticking to me. This afternoon, I was channel surfing and settl... Read more

  • Saturday’s Words

    6/19/2021 9:34:58 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, June 19, 2021

    6/19/2021 7:07:07 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 19, 2021 WILLING TO GIVE We know people who will go out of their way to give to others. They seek situations where they can give their time, their money and their talents to help others. Their actions help those who are struggling and suffering; however, their actions also show others the ... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-19-2021

    6/19/2021 6:36:40 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • My Time

    6/19/2021 5:12:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have 2 weeks of summer vacation before Summer school starts. Summer school starts.  It is up to me to find the rest and refreshment that I need. It is up to me to find the rest and refreshment that I need. I could waste this break by focusing on the unimportant busyness of life.   Or I co... Read more

  • New blog

    6/19/2021 3:06:34 AM, by TCANNO

    As a test today I have put up some music and pictures on my Facebook page. Here is the link www.facebook.com/trevor.cannon
    2 The blog i was working on turned out to be a website so I have dropped out of it. Try todays and please comeback here and make your comments as well as on th... Read more

  • 6/18/21 - Bedtime

    6/18/2021 11:56:44 PM, by GORDON66

    Again I was weeding around the patio until it got dark. I would like to say it was a quiet evening, but the planes were coming in for a landing. Just by the sound, I've gotten pretty good at picking out the 747s. Something else to add to my resume. 211 It rained just enough that I didn't ... Read more

  • So Sad SparkPeople will be no more

    6/18/2021 8:47:11 PM, by AMBUDMAN

    I am not much of a blogger as you can tell by looking at few blogs I have over a 12 year period. I really need to lose 10 pounds so I have been searching for another program. I found Lose It! I think this website and App will work for me. They even have a group called Sparkpeople friends t... Read more

  • Friday’s Words

    6/18/2021 12:54:05 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, June 18, 2021

    6/18/2021 6:46:27 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 18, 2021 LET GO There are some things that people will just not let go. Some examples are their opinions about certain things, their beliefs, or their feelings. People feel so strongly about their opinions that they will not let go of them to even attempt to listen to the opinion of someon... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-18-2021

    6/18/2021 6:26:24 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • Last Day of School!

    6/18/2021 4:54:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's the famous last day of school for me. Both students and staff have worked hard and are ready for a break. I'm ready to go camping and to relax. I will have 2 weeks off before ESY (Extended School Year) starts, and I'll spend some time preparing for it. Summer is here, and it feels goo... Read more

  • Music for a very wet Friday

    6/18/2021 2:29:08 AM, by TCANNO

    Thanks for all your nice comments over the week. If you are looking for a cheap challenge look take a look on you phone and download an app called Pacer. it is free and has 1000's of users. the UK has over 30 k. It is not a race, you just do what you want. These picture you may have seen some... Read more

  • 6/17/21 - Bedtime

    6/17/2021 11:43:40 PM, by GORDON66

    Lots of grumbling at the office today. There were complaints about how often the boss calls the ladies at home when they are working remotely. He's been known to micromanage. Over the last year or so, I doubt that I've gotten more than 10 calls. Lots of emails, but no calls. Heck, our offices a... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words

    6/17/2021 11:49:30 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, June 17, 2021

    6/17/2021 6:49:35 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 17, 2021 OUR TIME MATTERS There is a lot of talk about what matters in this life and we all have our own opinions. In fact, sometimes the talk gets rather heated. What matters most to us is personal. It is due to how we were raised and the experiences we have had over time. It is due to th... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-17-2021

    6/17/2021 6:26:46 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • P.S.

    6/17/2021 6:14:02 AM, by SUSANNAH31

    I learned something about myself from this SP closing exercise. If something is ending - even something I don't want to end, something that I love and enjoy - my reaction is to just cut it off quickly and cleanly. Move on. Don't linger, don't look back. Keep the good memories. I hate goo... 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

  • Ways to go

    6/17/2021 2:53:15 AM, by TCANNO

    Trev@wig1.co.uk If you want to stay in touch. www.facebook.com/trevor.cannon
    2 In 3 or 4 weeks I have been on SP for 9 years, but it only seems like two. Most of my motivation came from my friends in the early day. After a few years I was able to pass that motivation on to other... Read more

  • 6/16/21 - BEDTIME

    6/16/2021 10:58:15 PM, by GORDON66

    While I was weeding around the bird feeder, there was a bunny in the yard. It was pretty clear that the rabbit would have preferred that I take a hike, so it could sift through what the birds left behind. I don't think the bunny thought I was much of a predator, because it didn't run away. Wh... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words

    6/16/2021 10:08:18 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-16-2021

    6/16/2021 6:25:51 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, June 16, 2021

    6/16/2021 6:20:58 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 16, 2021 SEEK WISDOM While we were growing up and in school, we learned from teachers and books. We learned how to read, write and spell. We also learned about other things in life from our parents and from our own mistakes. As we grew older, we became wiser about the ways of the world. We... 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

  • Looking back to 2020

    6/16/2021 2:36:27 AM, by TCANNO

    Trev@wig1.co.uk If you want to stay in touch. I thought I would post some of the old pictures that were taken last year over this lockdown. There were a lot of places that we could go to last summer. Sad, the last picture of my friend Peter who died just before Christmas ... Read more

  • Tuesday’s Words

    6/15/2021 9:25:44 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Weigh in

    6/15/2021 8:11:47 AM, by CHANGING-TURTLE

    I do a calendar I hang on my bedroom wall where I can see it from my bed. I put stickers on it for my good days. I have had two good weeks so far. I guess that is why I have lost four pounds this month. I am pretty proud of myself because I just had a goal of losing two pounds since seeing my nutrit... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

    6/15/2021 7:02:45 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 15, 2021 OUR WORST ENEMY Sports, money, and other things of the world can consume us if we are not careful. We may get drawn into worldly things and stop thinking about what others need. We could possibly get so consumed with ourselves that we miss out on relationships. When we do things f... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-15-2021

    6/15/2021 6:49:51 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • 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

  • Tuesday again, Music

    6/15/2021 2:42:14 AM, by TCANNO

    Trev@wig1.co.uk If you want to stay in touch. It doesn't look like I will keep that blog as it is more of a web site. I will not be able to set it up. I will keep looking but it is more like I will use my own FB page. I have more control over that. Now www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtEso2<... Read more

  • NSV

    6/14/2021 10:46:54 PM, by CHANGING-TURTLE

    I went through my box of too small clothes box and.found jeans shorts in size 8, I had bought as a goal, being that size. I wanted to be a one digit size. I found three that fit good all size 8. That is a far cry from the 20's I wore when starting Sparkpeople in 2011. I chiseled away at the fat usin... Read more

  • 6/14/21 - Bedtime

    6/14/2021 8:54:11 PM, by GORDON66

    Once again, Sami was climbing all over me while I was trying to do chest presses. Then she sat on the chair and supervised. I was so happy to be able to open up the windows and take a break from the A/C. It was also easier shooing out the flies that had gotten into the house. Sami has re... Read more

  • Monday’s Words

    6/14/2021 9:53:14 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, June 14, 2021

    6/14/2021 6:55:51 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 14, 2021 FAIL TO FALL Knowing the outcome of something ahead of time can help us make better decisions. If we know something bad is going to happen before we take the action or say the words, we may think twice before doing or saying anything. However, we don’t know the outcome of anything... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-14-2021

    6/14/2021 6:23:17 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • 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

  • A walk in the park

    6/14/2021 3:29:30 AM, by TCANNO

    Trev@wig1.co.uk If you want to stay in touch. Shellducks www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8tO3k
    IfF1U www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3MKTm
    -49uI www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXBNlA
    pwh0c www.youtube.com/watch?v=fd02pG
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  • 6/13/21 - Bedtime

    6/13/2021 7:36:00 PM, by GORDON66

    A bunch of little things that I've been putting off finally got done today. Clutter begone!!! Sometimes it amazes me how quickly the weeks go by. Since I haven't been doing a great job planning meals, I have to make do with what I have on hand and that includes dried beans. This time I neede... Read more

  • Sunday’s Words

    6/13/2021 9:43:20 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, June 13, 2021

    6/13/2021 7:26:20 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 13, 2021 BE FILLED It is probably safe to say we have all been full in our lives. We have eaten so much that we knew we could not possibly take another bite. Being full leaves us feeling satisfied. There is no need to eat anything else because we have been filled with good food that will n... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-13-2021

    6/13/2021 6:18:48 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • 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

  • Looking back

    6/13/2021 2:43:54 AM, by TCANNO

    Trev@wig1.co.uk If you want to stay in touch. www.facebook.com/trevor.cann
    on2 I know that moral is pretty low on SP. but don't give up there is plenty of members setting up lots of site to help you stick with. You only need to search SP's members blogs. groups.google.com/g/maintaini... Read more

  • 6/12/21 - Bedtime

    6/12/2021 11:57:15 PM, by GORDON66

    The area finally got some rain and, boy, did it come down. There was some thunder, and the kitties headed under my bed. It could just be my imagination, but the grass seems greener. That's the up side. The down side is that it will have to be mowed. The rain loosened up the weeds that a... Read more

  • Saturday’s Words

    6/12/2021 10:29:06 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Saturday’s Words

    6/12/2021 10:28:37 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, June 12, 2021

    6/12/2021 8:13:46 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 12, 2021 A SENSE OF URGENCY Many of us want to get things done yet we continue to put them off. We believe there is this indefinite amount of time in the future where we will get all things done. We put off doing what we need to do because we believe we have time to do it later. But do we?... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-12-2021

    6/12/2021 6:48:15 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • 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

  • Saturday mix

    6/12/2021 2:52:42 AM, by TCANNO

    Trev@wig1.co.uk If you want to stay in touch. www.facebook.com/trevor.cannon
    2 My Facebook pictures www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-sqv2
    ACpjc www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7eHO_
    PEWLk www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwDVPa
    t4roo www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue... Read more

  • 6/11/21 - Bedtime

    6/11/2021 11:46:41 PM, by GORDON66

    When I drove to the dentist's office to get my teeth cleaned, I realized I hadn't had the car out of the garage since last Sunday. There's a reason my 11-year-old car has only 29,320 miles on it; I no longer own a horse. The training barns were about 100 miles from home, and then there were the ho... Read more

  • Friday’s Words

    6/11/2021 9:32:46 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, June 11, 2021

    6/11/2021 6:41:39 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 11, 2021 THE GREATER GOOD We have a few holidays every year where we honor those who have served for our country. They chose to use their skills and abilities to serve for those who they didn’t even know. They believed in a cause and a purpose to do things above and beyond to help our nati... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-11-2021

    6/11/2021 6:19:20 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • New Path & New Plan

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

    I am a creature of habit and plans.  I love knowing what will come next.   This year is definitely different.   The old plan is not going to work anymore.   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.   I'm... Read more

  • Great thing 2

    6/11/2021 3:07:46 AM, by TCANNO

    Trev@wig1.co.uk If you want to stay in touch. Moving on to more pictures from yesterday: Two infrared Pictures. The first time I have really done this for a long while www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cx00XN
    idrLk Now going back a long while www.youtube.com... Read more

  • 6/10/21 - Bedtime

    6/11/2021 12:02:52 AM, by GORDON66

    When it comes to computer skills, mine are limited to what I've learned on the job. I'm so old that I learned to type on an manual Underwood typewriter, so I'm very grateful to my Spark friends who found alternate sites and groups to join. Although it's very warm and humid, I managed to fini... Read more


    6/10/2021 10:19:46 PM, by FERRETLOVER1

    I just finished watching Reunion Road Trip’ With ‘All My Children’ Cast As They Reminisce About Their Time Working On ABC Soap Opera The memories are so great. I still miss this show!... Read more

  • Sonoma diet

    6/10/2021 6:46:05 PM, by CHANGING-TURTLE

    I reached a small goal today and rewarded myself with a new clutch wallet. This makes five pounds so far this month and 15 since starting the Sonoma diet on May 6th, and 60 pounds since joining Sparkpeople. It has been a long road, 11 years and I see the end in sight, only 15 pounds to go, I may rea... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words

    6/10/2021 9:30:04 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, June 10, 2021

    6/10/2021 7:22:01 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 10, 2021 TO DIE FOR Let’s be honest. There aren’t many things we are willing to die for. If we even feel threatened by something or someone, our first instinct is to run and hide. There was a familiar saying in the past stating that an outfit, hairstyle or some other worldly object was “to... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-10-2021

    6/10/2021 6:36:38 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • 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

  • Great things

    6/10/2021 2:53:04 AM, by TCANNO

    First, I am going to put up my email address every day for those who want to stay in touch. Please put SP friend in the subject line, Trev@wig1.co.uk Morning All I had a nice afternoon in the countryside yesterday. I was out in a couple of village churches. I have some pictures t... Read more

  • Staying in contact

    6/10/2021 12:51:02 AM, by DEB2448

    Like everyone I am going to be sad to lose all my spark friends. Please send me a facebook friend request if you want to stay in contact. send me a spark mail so we can exchange information to find each other on facebook. Thanks for all the encouragement you have all given me over the years!... Read more

  • 6/9/21 - Bedtime

    6/9/2021 8:55:44 PM, by GORDON66

    Since I'm still crazy after all these years, I have a therapist. Instead of going into the office, we've been talking over the phone. The object is to determine why I keep using food to deal with my emotions. My coping skills are lacking, and my inappropriate eating choices have become habitual. ... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words

    6/9/2021 8:40:13 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, June 9, 2021

    6/9/2021 6:51:00 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 9, 2021 ANYONE LISTENING? We can make a request to someone and not really know if they will oblige or if they even heard us. We can ask for our food to be prepared a certain way at a restaurant and hope we get it cooked as ordered. We can ask for someone to provide us information about the... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-9-2021

    6/9/2021 6:20:46 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • 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

  • Wednesday's choice

    6/9/2021 3:12:10 AM, by TCANNO

    First, I am going to put up my email address every day for those who want to stay in touch. Please put SP friend in the subject line, Trev@wig1.co.uk A bit of help If you are getting a lot of emails from the new groups, go and set your email to Digest. This will sent you a list of header on... Read more

  • 6/8/21 - Bedtime

    6/8/2021 11:51:45 PM, by GORDON66

    I made sure I got out of the office earlier, and the "L" was much less hectic. It's been very dry, so I've had to water my garden almost daily. Since my watering wand needs to be retired, I keep getting squirted. It's a good thing it's warm, because my shoes and clothing keep getting wet. ... Read more

  • Tuesday’s Words

    6/8/2021 12:15:52 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, June 8, 2021

    6/8/2021 6:47:28 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 8, 2021 MATTERS OF THE HEART We can tell what others really care about by listening to them talk and watching what they do. Over time, we can learn what matters most to them. What matters most to some may not matter to others. However, we all have something we care about deeply and desire ... Read more

  • JOLLIES FROM JUDY 6-8-2021

    6/8/2021 6:23:31 AM, by FERRETLOVER1

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  • 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

  • Easy Tuesday

    6/8/2021 4:34:14 AM, by TCANNO

    First, I am going to put up my email address every day for those who want to stay in touch. Please put SP friend in the subject line, Trev@wig1.co.uk BTW The new Google group groups.google.com/g/maintain
    ing-weight Now has 141 members all old SP friends. This was one of my... Read more

  • My last blog

    6/8/2021 4:06:32 AM, by SUSANNAH31

    I have just learned from my SP friend, Watermellen, that this site will be closing down soon. It is sad to say good-bye to all my friends here, after so many years of sharing our trials and triumphs with weight loss and healthy living....as well as sharing life's events that happened along the way... Read more

  • I still love Spark. Even if I am in the minority.

    6/8/2021 12:55:11 AM, by ZELDA13

    I haven't written a blog in ages. But now, I feel empowered to write what I feel. It's cathartic for me. I have to stay away from the community feed for a bit. I understand that everybody has their opinions and we are all entitled to ours. What I am struggling with is the negative posts and t... Read more

  • 6/7/21 - Bedtime

    6/7/2021 9:04:13 PM, by GORDON66

    It was like a Disney movie under the birdfeeder. There were squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits, and birds! Sami was sitting in the window, and a rabbit got up close and personal with her. She was very interested. I'm glad it was an adult rabbit, because they're too big to get under the rabbit fen... Read more

  • I am so sad

    6/7/2021 7:42:41 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    I am sad that you are shutting down Sparkpeople. You could keep this up while opening SparkAmerica... Read more