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  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, December 8,2019

    12/8/2019 10:17:45 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My world expands with the generosity, compassion, inventiveness, and service that I contribute." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Saturday 12/7/19

    12/8/2019 2:56:05 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Read an SP article on 10 min workout ideas & was inspired to get some activity in as I've been fairly lazy the past few days what w/ the yucky weather. So I turned on some music, first from cable tv then downloaded some new apps & danced thru 3 or 4 songs. Not overly strenuous cuz it's already lat... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, December 7, 2019

    12/7/2019 3:35:13 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am the wizard. I transmute fear and hate into love." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Tomorrow's Breakfast Yummy/Recipe

    12/6/2019 8:41:23 PM, by HAPPY-CATHE

    This recipe is fast,easy delicious and very filling. Recipe from>>>Kasey Treman Keto Quiche Recipe with Bacon & Cheese Ingredients 6 eggs ⅔ cup heavy whipping cream 6 pieces of bacon cooked and crumbled 1 ½ cup Colby Jack Cheese, grated 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 t... Read more

  • it's friday

    12/6/2019 12:54:28 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started off snowing steadily here. now the sun is shining brightly and it is not snowing anymore. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a fabulous day, everyone and a terrific weekend!... Read more

  • Feeling depressed

    12/6/2019 10:26:36 AM, by DRAGONPRYF

    I know I shouldn't give up but not seeing results after 2 months is very hard. I keep gaining and losing these 5 lbs over and over and over. I know I have a thyroid issue and it takes longer for me but really?! I know I had the audacity to have cheese in my salad but a 2lb water gain? I understan... Read more

  • December

    12/6/2019 6:03:40 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    It's the time of year to reflect back, ponder, reassess & look ahead. To remember old friends & recall fond memories. To set new goals. To snuggle in comfort sheltered from the cold, wet & stormy weather. To share with others. To savor soups & stews. To curl up with a mug of hot something b... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, December 6,2019

    12/6/2019 1:55:26 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today Is More Joyful Than Yesterday, And Tomorrow Will Be More Joyful Still." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Hit a Bit of a Rough Spot

    12/6/2019 12:52:59 AM, by MOOMSHINE

    Holidays are rough for me. This year will be our first year without visitors for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. My baby brother passed away in June. A brother-like cousin is in his final days. My oldest son collapsed and split his head open—with a concussion. They kept him overnight, and are now ... Read more

  • Recipe

    12/5/2019 8:47:45 PM, by HAPPY-CATHE

    I Love these....great for a side for dinner, a quick snack. I have 1 in the morning with a Avocado smoothie for breakfast Yummy. Recipe from sweetcsdesigns. Ham & Cheese Rolls (Keto Recipe) 3/4 c. shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 c. cheddar shredded cheese 1/2 c.fresh grated Parmesan che... Read more

  • it's thursday

    12/5/2019 10:21:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to take it easy here. my daughter is back to school today. she just took it easy yesterday. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! it's snowing here this morning and it is okay with me and with my daughter. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, December 5, 2019

    12/5/2019 3:47:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today, I invite life to dance." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • A STRANGE DAY TODAY

    12/4/2019 11:17:40 PM, by JOANN25

    Nothing went as I had planned it. I had plans to go to a worship committee meeting and then work on my things. I had made their books yesterday and found some mistakes today so will spend a couple of hours tomorrow morning getting this straight. I planned to get my hair fixed but with the late w... Read more

  • Progress on my Reboot:

    12/4/2019 11:00:22 PM, by KRISKAY1962

    I did really great today. I have been working on the challenge to reduce sugar and I survived two big hurdles today. I gave away my cheese cake off my lunch tray and then at the ornament party I didn't have any of the goodies and they really looked good. So proud of myself.... Read more

  • Happy Scale! Featured Blog & TOPS

    12/4/2019 12:24:11 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Yesterday at TOPS I was thrilled with my weigh-in. Despite my overindulgence at the party Saturday, my weight stayed the same. My simple recovery plan worked very well - less food, more exercise, more sleep, daily weigh-ins, and nutrition tracking. TOPS I was 'star of the month' for November w... Read more

  • sleepless

    12/4/2019 12:08:54 PM, by AFERRARI

    sleep - something that is very important for the body. I read that the top 10 benefits of a good nights sleep are: 1. it helps reduce stress 2. it improves memory 3. lowers blood pressure 4. helps your body fight back 5. helps to maintain weight 6. puts you in a better mood 7. helps re... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/4/2019 10:54:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a challenging workout with my personal trainer at the gym yesterday and i feel good today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i'll be doing some of my christmas shopping today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Rewards for every 5# losted 8~)

    12/4/2019 7:54:06 AM, by HAPPY-CATHE

    I didn't do this for my 1st 38 pounds lost, but will for the next 82 pounds. Thank you to 1 of our team leaders Donna - GMADONNA70 from The Small Goals Commitment Challenge team for this motivational idea. Okay here we go with my reward list. 5# a magazine 10# a couple of lottery tickets 15... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    12/4/2019 4:20:15 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today Is My Day To Practice Whimsey." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Reboot in Progress

    12/3/2019 8:39:48 PM, by KRISKAY1962

    Getting back to working on me. I want to make this Christmas a highly motivated season of progress towards my goals. Eating smaller portions, exercising and overall positive mental health. Bringing on weight loss, lower blood pressure and healthy sleep patterns. Lets give it the best foot forwar... Read more

  • Absence

    12/3/2019 4:15:11 PM, by AFERRARI

    Well the last 2 days have been really interesting and hard. I shall start with Saturday however as I had a million things to get done including all the house work. In the new year I am going to spread that out over a one week period instead of trying to get it all done at once. I do belong to a tea... Read more

  • 12/3/19 - slowly but surely

    12/3/2019 2:26:46 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    I worked with a Personal Trainer at my gym for my physical assessment. It has been determined that my left leg is weaker than my right and I need to strengthen both. Yeah, not. I am not a lover of the after workout pain. At. All. I understand no pain, no gain but after having been in extreme pa... Read more

  • The Journey goes on in a different way. (pic's)

    12/3/2019 12:04:54 PM, by HAPPY-CATHE

    Okay I need to be switching things up some, for the old way seems to have me stalled. I have been losing and gaining the same 10 pounds for months. I must admit there is a big difference between my starting picture to my most current picture. Guess that I have lost some inches there. But I am still ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    12/3/2019 10:49:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today, we did get some snow yesterday. my daughter says hi. i will be going to the gym later on after dinner for a session with my personal trainer. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Here I go again....

    12/3/2019 9:33:25 AM, by LOVEKOLE17

    I would like to say I am doing this for me....but that would be a lie....kinda. Depression has gotten the best of me and I have been yo-yoing back and forth with my weight and my want to do anything but lay in bed and think about the pain. My husband is sick still and now he has to go gluten free ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    12/3/2019 2:29:55 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today is my day to paint in bold colors, set today's rhythm with my heart-drum, walk today's march with courage, create today as my celebration of life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@dail7.com... Read more

  • Whoops Day Recovery & 2020 Winter 5% Challenge

    12/2/2019 2:05:28 PM, by KALISWALKER

    On Saturday we went to a big birthday party with lots of appies. That day I ate light, and prepared my snack to take along, string cheese and apple slices 180 calories, leaving room for birthday cake. We left the house with so much stuff (music stand, guitar, gifts, appies, wine, etc.) we decided to... Read more

  • Dreary weather crushes my spark

    12/2/2019 3:28:03 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    It has been very cold, wet & windy the past several days & cloudy. I am upping my vitamin D & trying to stay warm but frankly, I just don't handle this well at all. Once the sun disappears I simply lose ambition. It's hard to get out of bed & do anything. I would prefer to snuggle under blankets... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, December 2, 2019

    12/2/2019 2:10:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today is my day to laugh at life. Laugh loud - laugh often. Laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad. Laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • SUNDAY'S MY BEST DAY

    12/2/2019 1:18:50 AM, by JOANN25

    i MADE MY 10,102 STEPS TODAY. I DID A LOT THIS MORNING PREPARING FOR CHOIR AND WORKIING WITH THE CHOIR. I WAS UP AND DOWN THE STAIRS, PLAYED THE PIANO -- BOTH TO PRACTICE, WORK WITH THE CHOIR, AND CHURCH. IT PAID OFF TOO. I have dropped out of the 5% challenge. I had to find something that ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, December 1, 2019

    12/2/2019 12:52:48 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I strive toward my vision, while accepting gratefully whatever life offers me." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, November 30, 2019

    11/30/2019 4:58:31 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/29/2019 11:43:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is well underway. my daughter says hi. it is a cooler day here today. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be going to the gym later on today. have a terrific day, everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, November 29, 2019

    11/29/2019 5:41:14 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Slowly and Deeply, I Inhale a Calming Breath." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • HOPE EVERYONE HAD A GREAT THANKSGIVING!

    11/28/2019 11:41:09 PM, by JOANN25

    I had a great day with my deceased husband's family. We had a great time visiting, eating and enjoying each other's company. 428 Because of my fall and injuries, I am cutting back on what I am doing on Spark People. I am stopping trying to lose weight and going on maintenance. I have rea... Read more

  • I am Losing Weight Over the Holidays

    11/28/2019 8:30:08 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Since October I am on the alert to sway myself from bad habits (bad choices). I am not perfect so I take corrective action as needed. What helps - 1) Daily nutrition tracking 2) Weighing myself daily 3) PGX capsules 4) Breakfast smoothies 255 calories 5) LOTS of diet Jello 6) Ta... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/28/2019 9:56:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much cooler day here today. my daughter did her leadership thing at the school board yesterday and she really enjoyed it.both budgie birds say cheep cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, November 28, 2019

    11/28/2019 3:56:58 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I say " YES " to the opportunities life offers me." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/27/2019 6:31:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    it was a mostly cloudy and windy day here today. my daughter took part in a leadership thing related to her previous school today and she enjoyed it. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, November 27, 2019

    11/27/2019 4:35:53 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Love Me Like This

    11/26/2019 4:53:05 PM, by SUNSET09

    Today I asked my body what she needed, Which is a big deal Considering my journey of Not Really Asking That Much. I thought she might need more water. Or protein. Or greens. Or yoga. Or supplements. Or movement. But as I stood in the shower Reflecting on her stretch... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/26/2019 11:22:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a beautiful sunny and mild day here today. my daughter says hello. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading for a long walk after lunch today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Life through a straw

    11/26/2019 10:50:54 AM, by DRAGONPRYF

    I did not have the easiest weekend. I had a Mammogram on Saturday which was clear, Thankfully. Other than that Saturday was dull and I caught up on some of my letters. Sunday started in a fight. I knew when she woke me up yelling at me because of the cat it wasn't going to be good. When it ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    11/26/2019 4:13:54 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/25/2019 9:56:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i had a great time with my parents and my sister on saturday. she wants to see the new frozen 2 movie with me. she will let me know when she wants to go an we will go from there. my dad says thanks for all the birthday wishes. he had a great day. i have some grocery shopping to do la... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, November 25, 2019

    11/25/2019 2:33:38 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Resist the Temptation to Judge Others." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • made my 10000 step goal today

    11/25/2019 12:07:12 AM, by JOANN25

    Sunday seems to be my best day as I am so busy walking, playing and meeting the needs of my choir members. Our special was "How Great Thou Art" and everyone loved it. We are trying now to do things that everyone knows to give me time to recuperate and have a better angle of everything. I di... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, November 24, 2019

    11/24/2019 5:02:00 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Release Each And Every Struggle." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • The latest on our projects

    11/24/2019 12:54:48 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    The flooring installers were here for 3 days & it's finally done. The whole house looks great. Of course there is stuff everywhere we had to stash off the floors & now what w/ the packing already done, I don't know where anything is anymore. We got it ready for them to start on Wed but as they we... Read more

  • THANKSGIVING DINNER TODAY ... DELICIOUS

    11/24/2019 12:53:53 AM, by JOANN25

    I went to my grand daughters for her Thanksgiving dinner today. It was delicious and, of course, I went over on calories. I didn't get big helpings of anything but there was a lot of things to choose from. My knee was hurting so I only got in 3975 steps against 8000 yesterday. Plus there wa... Read more

  • Holiday Horrors

    11/23/2019 2:43:52 PM, by BYWAYOFTHEMUSE

    I've been struggling with staying on track with my diet and exercise routines the majority of this year. I keep going back and forth between feeling motivated and feeling depressed, I had some self control during Halloween, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. I'd love to hear some tips you ... Read more

  • My Lowest Weight in 20 Years

    11/23/2019 12:05:50 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Today I am at my lowest weight in 20 years! I hit the 180s and today I am 189.4 pounds! Happy dance! I've accomplished something major this year! My interim goal was to get to the 180s before the end of the year! I have 38 more days this year to continue losing. My next major interim goal is ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, November 23, 2019

    11/23/2019 9:05:53 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I can release my " responsibilities ", and be " impractical " whenever I choose." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Making it Through the Holidays & Doing More of What Makes Me Happy!

    11/22/2019 1:23:07 PM, by KALISWALKER

    2019 - Doing More of What Makes Me Happy! I found a lot of things I like more than eating and I've lost 30 pounds this last year. I am focused on losing more weight this fall, so I have a running start in the new year. I have been nutrition tracking all year - it's the magic in weight loss. Currentl... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, November 22, 2019

    11/22/2019 4:05:29 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Release Myself From All Guilt. I forgive myself for judging me guilty." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • 2019 Thanksgiving Buffet Rules & Holiday Eating

    11/21/2019 8:01:29 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Buffets, parties, and holidays we seem to lose our minds and live like there is no tomorrow. Forgo the "last supper" mentality! Remember, like any other day, you will be faced with choices, so it's just another day. Thanksgiving is a single day in November, and Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa, etc. is a ... Read more

  • Challenges

    11/21/2019 1:03:32 PM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 19 - I am thankful for 5 wonderful grandchildren. November 20 - I am thankful I have been able to travel November 21 - I am thankful for the earth's bounty. All the great food from my vegetable garden and the elk meat my husband got hunting this year. I joined the biggest loser win... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, November 21, 2019

    11/21/2019 3:19:11 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I do not hold fear about what is happening in the world. I am responsible for how I conduct myself in the events of my days, and endeavour to not dwell in fear about anything." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/20/2019 5:55:45 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym today and i feel good. my daughter says hi. on saturday, it will be my dad's birthday. my daughter and i will be spending the day with him, my mom and my sister. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Day 78 - Nov 20, 2019 - on the plateau again

    11/20/2019 2:41:19 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    Ok, I had ONE slice of pizza at the company provided lunch and gained 2.2lbs of water weight! One slice... I didn't even like it. Don't get me wrong, I love pizza, but I am a cheese girl and this had sausage, pepperoni, meat lovers. Thin crust. Not impressed. I wore a new eyeliner yesterday ... Read more

  • Spring Cleaning

    11/20/2019 1:18:56 PM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 19 - I am thankful for 5 wonderful grandchildren. November 20 - I am thankful I have been able to travel Oh it's fall almost winter. Maybe it was because I spent last winter in the Southern Hemisphere. No worries as this mood does not strike often. Got our clothes closet cleaned up. ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, November 20, 2019

    11/20/2019 3:51:15 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " There is NOTHING that I " must ", " have to " , or " should " do today." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • BUSY DAY TODAY!

    11/20/2019 12:08:53 AM, by JOANN25

    It was my off day from working at the church. I went by, picked up my check and checked my office before running errands. When I finished I went home, ate lunch and went to sleep. Guess I was tired. In the afternoon, I went back to the church about 4 and got things ready for our meal. Afte... Read more

  • Day 77 - Broke the plateau

    11/19/2019 3:20:01 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    590 I have been yo-yoing between 226 and 224.8 for weeks. I finally broke through to 223.8! Man that felt good! I think I owe it to my gym. SO last week was awful... Mom was difficult, have to find a lawyer for the surgical bill, not sleeping well due to new thyroid meds, next year's ... Read more

  • Getting older and medical issues

    11/19/2019 12:24:02 PM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 19 - I am thankful for 5 wonderful grandchildren. ( previous days thankful are on yesterday's blog.) I so remember my father being frustrated with cataract surgery, broken teeth, bad hearing etc etc etc as he aged. And my mother with hip replacement surgery, fractured bones from osteop... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    11/19/2019 3:56:12 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Never " Need To " " - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Better late than never

    11/18/2019 7:41:31 PM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 1 - I am blessed to live in rural Montana November 2 - I am blessed to have this beautiful home November 3 - I am thankful for all volunteers especially volunteer firefighters. November 4 - I am thankful for my wonderful husband who I should treat better. November 5 - Thankful I sur... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, November 18, 2019

    11/18/2019 1:59:30 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am ME. I am not my attachments. I am not my possessions. I am not the people in my life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com ... Read more

  • Mental Health and girl friends

    11/17/2019 2:31:05 PM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 1 - I am blessed to live in rural Montana November 2 - I am blessed to have this beautiful home November 3 - I am thankful for all volunteers especially volunteer firefighters. November 4 - I am thankful for my wonderful husband who I should treat better. November 5 - Thankful I sur... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, November 17, 2019

    11/17/2019 6:36:28 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am the master of my emotions - I transform fear to love, anger to compassion, pain to comfort, scarcity to abundance, expectation to gratitude, and jealousy to generosity." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • Things are getting better ...

    11/17/2019 1:02:06 AM, by JOANN25

    BUT, working sometimes increases my steps and sometimes I am sitting too much. I know I have to get a handle on this and try to work it out. I love SP and want to continue but may have to slow down a little to heal better from the injury. I see a neurosurgeon Thanksgiving week and I will get adv... Read more

  • A Sense of Purpose as I Near a Goal

    11/16/2019 4:27:47 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This week each day I wake with a sense of purpose, to make progress towards my interim goal the 180's. I am doing better staying in my calorie range, so my weigh-in this morning 190.6 pounds, thrilling so close! I am optimistic that I can lose .7 pounds in the last 2 weeks of the challenge. I am les... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/16/2019 12:09:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to everyone. it is a much cooler weather day here today. a relaxing day is in store for me and for my daughter today. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, November 16, 2019

    11/16/2019 5:04:19 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am a Master of Alchemy ; I Transmute Fear and Hate Into Love." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • The kitchen

    11/16/2019 1:00:24 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Yesterday I had purchased some Old English at Lowe's & so today I tackled the kitchen cabinets. Since I hate housework & used to either hire a housekeeper or had my stepdaughter helping, I was trying to recall if I had ever before cleaned & polished wooden cabinetry. Now w/ the house repainted I f... Read more

  • Decluttering Kitchen and Getting Ready for Sock Hop

    11/15/2019 1:43:27 PM, by KALISWALKER

    One of my Spark teammates let me know she has joined TOPS too. It's nice to get feedback and I wish her all the best. I've been Sparking for years and joining this group has given a little push to try harder. Last week I kept seeing on youtube about people losing their minds over Popeye's Chic... Read more

  • Life's bump is the road

    11/15/2019 12:45:20 PM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 1 - I am blessed to live in rural Montana November 2 - I am blessed to have this beautiful home November 3 - I am thankful for all volunteers especially volunteer firefighters. November 4 - I am thankful for my wonderful husband who I should treat better. November 5 - Thankful I sur... Read more

  • Day 73 - Another bad day

    11/15/2019 12:23:45 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    I think I need to find a way to not let "HER" bother me. I am in the dog house again because she said she was "aching all over" which I was supposed to understand she was sick. I just got off a 30 minutes emotional abuse session on the phone here at work because I didn't show the "correct" amount ... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/15/2019 10:36:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    in a while, i am off to spend some time at the national women's show that happens every year. my daughter says hi. she did really well on her midterm report card and she will continue to do so. she enjoys learning so much. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone and a great... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, November 15, 2019

    11/15/2019 5:48:31 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I love myself as I truly am - and live courageously." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • It's Pickle Day....a good snack recipe

    11/14/2019 3:15:21 PM, by HAPPY-CATHE

    Today is National Pickle Day. Here is a good, fast healthy treat to celebrate Pickle Day. Wrapped Dill Pickle 1 large dill pickle 1 oz of cheese 1 oz of deli meat Wrap pickle with the cheese and deli meat. Bam a good snack ... Read more

  • Day 72 - Nov. 14, 2019 - Doors, Doors, Doors

    11/14/2019 2:29:33 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    For some reason Doors have been prevalent in my life. I was reading the Ten Thousand Doors of January. I named my new cat Janus, the Roman God or Doors and New Beginnings. I am now reading The Starless Sea. I thought is was about an imaginary library but again it's full of secret doors to get ... Read more

  • Eureka!!!!!

    11/14/2019 11:09:33 AM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 1 - I am blessed to live in rural Montana November 2 - I am blessed to have this beautiful home November 3 - I am thankful for all volunteers especially volunteer firefighters. November 4 - I am thankful for my wonderful husband who I should treat better. November 5 - Thankful I sur... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, November 14, 2019

    11/14/2019 4:15:23 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I love myself as I truly am " - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • MADE 8,000 SPARK POINTS TODAY

    11/13/2019 10:51:30 PM, by JOANN25

    By working today, I made 8,000 spark points and am now ready to go to bed. I made almost an 8 hour day. I am gradually coming up but I am up and down the stairs so many times between my office and the first floor that the points add up. I had a good choir practice tonight. I can barel... Read more

  • Day 71 - Nov. 13, 2019

    11/13/2019 4:26:19 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    OMG, its so cold. Outside and inside. I got my physical results. My thyroid medication needed to be increased. I also did some research and I have purchased some more supplements as the diet removes EVERYTHING I eat. I can’t make that drastic a change. I can do it slowly. I mean it remove... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/13/2019 11:44:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a good workout at the gym yesterday and i feel great. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • PHEW

    11/13/2019 11:21:57 AM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 1 - I am blessed to live in rural Montana November 2 - I am blessed to have this beautiful home November 3 - I am thankful for all volunteers especially volunteer firefighters. November 4 - I am thankful for my wonderful husband who I should treat better. November 5 - Thankful I sur... Read more

  • PT & Move Progress Rpt

    11/13/2019 12:44:07 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Physical therapy is going well & I'm toning up my legs. However the back still wants to go out but when it does, duration isn't as long. A bit of rest & I'm okay again so it's a little improvement. I hope another month & I'll be fine. All this packing & carrying heavy boxes is hard but also a g... Read more

  • Day 70 - additional and of importance

    11/12/2019 4:28:00 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    I was reading this email from Tiny Buddha. It was so good I want to save pieces. Here are some of the things that have immensely helped me change the way I perceive myself and my work. 1. Keep showing up. Your doubt grows bigger every time you let it win. Every passion you give up, e... Read more

  • Day 70 - Nov 12, 2019

    11/12/2019 3:30:53 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    I went to X-Fit which is the group personal training session on Monday. Nothing like being the “fat” chick with the two "skinny" girls. I just couldn’t do what they do. Although, I was able to row 400 yards on the rowing machine faster than either of those two girls. (smirk) They are running at l... Read more

  • Surprise

    11/12/2019 11:45:08 AM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 1 - I am blessed to live in rural Montana November 2 - I am blessed to have this beautiful home November 3 - I am thankful for all volunteers especially volunteer firefighters. November 4 - I am thankful for my wonderful husband who I should treat better. November 5 - Thankful I sur... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/12/2019 10:54:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a challenging workout on sunday with my personal trainer at the gym and i feel great. it is one of my friends' birthday today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading to the gym later on today, after supper. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    11/12/2019 2:02:08 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Like a Manatee, I am Peaceful, Respectful,, Gentle, Kind, and Self-Healing." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • A Big Thank You to All Who Served!

    11/11/2019 8:23:47 PM, by MOOMSHINE

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  • Remembering the sacrifice of others/

    11/11/2019 12:57:05 PM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 1 - I am blessed to live in rural Montana November 2 - I am blessed to have this beautiful home November 3 - I am thankful for all volunteers especially volunteer firefighters. November 4 - I am thankful for my wonderful husband who I should treat better. November 5 - Thankful I sur... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, November 11, 2019

    11/11/2019 2:36:59 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Like a Butterfly, I have been Reborn with Bold Colors and Strong Wings." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/10/2019 4:29:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    i just finished a challenging workout with my personal trainer at the gym a while ago and i feel great. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Sunday's Blessings

    11/10/2019 11:23:57 AM, by MTRANCHWOMAN

    November 1 - I am blessed to live in rural Montana November 2 - I am blessed to have this beautiful home November 3 - I am thankful for all volunteers especially volunteer firefighters. November 4 - I am thankful for my wonderful husband who I should treat better. November 5 - Thankful I sur... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, November 10, 2019

    11/10/2019 4:04:14 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " My life is the eye of the hurricane - an island of calm in a sea of uncertainty." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to jlh@sail7.com... Read more