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  • 2/16/2020

    2/16/2020 9:07:07 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a better day. Slept a little rough last night but woke up to a sunny warmer day. Went for multiple walks of varying distances. It felt refreshing to be out on a walk with music in my ears and no cares in the world. It's the only way to get out of my head unless I am asleep. I am hoping for... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Sunday, February 16, 2020

    2/16/2020 4:19:26 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

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

  • not happy with smart scale results or measurements

    2/16/2020 12:49:14 PM, by ACLOUDBERRY

    Results from my weight-in this morning. - weight is down 300 g (69,4 kg) - body fat % is UP 0,5 % (31,6 %) - muscle mass is DOWN by 1 kg (43,7 kg)!!! - waist measurement 73 cm (tight measurement, same as last week) - hips 103 cm (down 0,5 cm)) While I know my smart scale isn't c... Read more

  • Packing Day and Looking Ahead

    2/16/2020 11:51:42 AM, by GGRSPARK

    We had dinner out with our friends last evening. We chose a favorite place that I can only describe as an upscale diner. Everyone chose entrees, but I had a breakfast and it was perfect It’s a comfortable room with upholstered seating. As we lingered over coffee the wait staff told us the place wil... Read more

  • Weigh-in 2/16/2020

    2/16/2020 11:34:27 AM, by DIET2011LMP

    Still headed in the right direction. 244 ... Read more

  • Oscar

    2/16/2020 11:21:22 AM, by SPEDED2

    Do a Grouch a Favor Day Do a Grouch a Favor Day is a day for doing favors for the grouches in our lives. Maybe they are our neighbor, a coworker, part of our family, or a stranger we meet at the store or on the street. Some people are always grouchy, and some people only become grouchy after... Read more

  • 2020 HEY SPARKERS MY MOM PASSED LAST NIGHTR SHE IN BETTER PLACE

    2/16/2020 10:58:39 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok my mom passed last night she not in any more pain she had started taking the morphin shots so she was in pain so very tiny so keep my family in your prayers all enjoy your day 247 594 593 594 594... Read more

  • Rapscallion

    2/16/2020 9:43:26 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Here's Casey after our walk today. We were faster today; under 15 minutes per mile pace, but I did stop a couple times to get him to stop biting the leash. Some days he doesn't do that at all. Sometimes he doesn't dig either, and some days he does. Here he is posing near his latest excavation. W... Read more

  • 87 days

    2/16/2020 9:30:19 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    Yesterday in probably over a decade I did my first sit up. assisted sit-up that is. I can't imagine doing one without assistance, but I will get there. I have several issues there. First of all, I need to gracefully drop to the ground or in my case not graceful at all to get down there. My joints e... Read more

  • Not much in weight loss this week.

    2/16/2020 9:16:45 AM, by BLUJNSNPRLS

    Well I lost 1whole pound this week. But I feel better health wise. I'm going to keep working on eating better and keep moving by walking everyday. I'm going to get at least 2 days of aerobic exercise. And keep Sparking!... Read more

  • I have a new sleeve

    2/16/2020 9:09:47 AM, by MTEREZA

    I had VSG, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy on 1/21/2020. That's where a surgeon cut 80% of my stomach away, leaving me a small sleeve as a stomach. IRL, "in real life," there seems to be a cliche that this is cheating, the easy way out, that it cheapens weight loss efforts. If you want to begin t... Read more

  • End of a Challenge

    2/16/2020 7:27:58 AM, by SARLIA

    This is the last day of the “21-Day Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge”. I've been journaling daily in a small spiral notebook keeping track of my sugar cravings along with my hunger sensations on a scale of 1 to 10. I realized that I seldom truly get hungry or have a growling stomach. We have our m... Read more

  • Sunday

    2/16/2020 7:01:39 AM, by DRBARNETT

    Good morning sparkers. It's going to be a beautiful day here in South Texas. I am going to the gym for the first time in a year .... Read more

  • Meal Planning- Timing Is Everything With T2D!

    2/16/2020 5:37:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have learned the hard way that timing my food intake can make a big difference in controlling Type 2 Diabetes. I know that I should eat often, but I cannot become a "grazer". I cannot constantly have nutrition going into my system. Without a break, my blood sugar stays high. I have found th... Read more

  • Bad weather day here but music is great

    2/16/2020 3:50:05 AM, by TCANNO

    Well some great comment on yesterdays blob, many thank as some made me laugh. www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDZgl7
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    gnXsQ www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggu0Zq
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    HOcjY www.youtube.com/watch?v=... Read more

  • Sleep

    2/16/2020 3:23:23 AM, by GREENEMERALDGRL

    Well I think I made it to 6 hours so far. I'm hoping to go back to bed soon and then make it to 8 hours total. Reading articles helps me get tired. Sleep well.... Read more

  • Don't Live In A Gray Twilight

    2/16/2020 12:07:15 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure...…….. Than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, Because they live in a Gray Twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt ... Read more

  • 2/15/2020

    2/15/2020 11:01:53 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was an ok day. Went to bed late again and got up early. Went with my mom and son to run some errands. She can't do them herself as she has a loaner so no scooter for her to use. Got myself a couple things while we were out. No morning workout. With it being a long weekend here everything thing... Read more

  • 02/15/2020

    2/15/2020 9:53:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    We had a nice Valentines. Margaret got off work early, so we changed plans and went out to eat a bit earlier. The restaurant we wanted to go to was going to be full, so we decided to go early. We got to the restaurant meeting our friends about 4:20 and they already has a list with 30 people ahead... Read more

  • My life

    2/15/2020 7:31:54 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    My granddaughter’s home coming dance ... Read more

  • Praise God

    2/15/2020 5:40:16 PM, by CECELW

    My daughter Donna is now 8 years cancer free! We have a lot to be thankful for. She is thankful, but, giving God the credit seems to be a bit of a chore!... Read more

  • Back again

    2/15/2020 5:23:38 PM, by SHARONGOODRIDGE

    Fell right of the wagon and put on another stone - back again with a renewed faith in Jesus and drawing on his strength to get me through this weight loss journey 521... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Saturday, February 15, 2020

    2/15/2020 4:43:45 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

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

  • I Need to Hover and Twinkle

    2/15/2020 2:58:09 PM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Good group run this morning. My left foot was concerning me due to some discomfort. I had had a recurring cramp in that foot for several hours that just left it sore. So I ran with the run :15/walk :30 group, which I like a lot better than the :10/:40. I ran this morning with a local "celebrity", my... Read more

  • Saturday Pre Pack

    2/15/2020 2:29:51 PM, by GGRSPARK

    Today was strip the bed, vacuum everything, and finish up clearing up my desk. I am almost through now and midday taking a break to Spark. We have dinner plans with friends tonight, then a final pack tomorrow. My Dopp bag is ready, and I have my clothes hanging in one bunch ready to be folded. Most ... Read more

  • saturnday, walk, pilates

    2/15/2020 11:29:33 AM, by ACLOUDBERRY

    The Fitbit data is so, so very interesting. I can see clearly now that on the days I commute and work from office at my workplace, I reach my steps, burnt calories and kilometer goals. However, when I work from my home office (or on my free days when I am not going somewhere) my numbers are rid... Read more

  • Goody Gumdrops

    2/15/2020 11:25:51 AM, by SPEDED2

    National Gumdrop Day National Gumdrop Day is dedicated to a cone-shaped, gelatin-based candy, the gumdrop. They are fruit or spice flavored, and sugar coated. Common flavors include cherry, orange, grape, lemon, clove, cinnamon, mint, and licorice. It is not exactly known how or when gu... Read more

  • 88 days

    2/15/2020 10:00:48 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    Hitting the 5000 steps is getting easier by the day and upping the numbers. So Monday I start 5500 steps and I really need to watch what I eat at night. - or snack on. I have all the right stuff but still, find myself with candy while apples and oranges sit in a basket on the sideboard. Maybe I shou... Read more

  • 2020 HEY SPARKERS PRETTY GOOD WORKOUT FEELING OK

    2/15/2020 9:22:22 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had ok workout this morning little dizzy this morning my morning dose was raised 4 points so i am going to rest awhile hope all are doing well enjoy your day love and many blessings to all of you 247 593 304 248 593 386 593... Read more

  • Trying again

    2/15/2020 8:15:50 AM, by DRBARNETT

    I am going to try this again... Read more

  • New day

    2/15/2020 6:56:39 AM, by GREENEMERALDGRL

    Celebrate life every day. Plans to tackle the to do list are on deck. Enjoy this new d sa y to make good choices.... Read more

  • The Heart Of The Matter

    2/15/2020 5:55:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yes, giving love to others is at the heart of the matter of life. My mother Glenna Gray learned this lesson early, and I believe that is why she is going strong at almost 98. She takes pictures like the one I posted, then colors and decorates it to become a hand made Valentine. She gives... Read more

  • Have you been sitting down too long

    2/15/2020 3:25:37 AM, by TCANNO

    Well that is about to change: www.youtube.com/watch?v=louOWb
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    eZzmw www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6Tr6f
    mgatU www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQy2BQ
    AVtVc If you are still sitting down this will get you up www.youtube.com/w... Read more

  • Tired But Preparing for Our the Trip

    2/15/2020 3:11:28 AM, by KALISWALKER

    As I prepare for 5 weeks in South America, I am doing my best to ready the house, plan for the dogs, get through a zillion to do lists, and start packing. Update about our cruise. 7 of us were planning on traveling together, but the couple from Malaysia decided not to go. Even though their fli... Read more

  • Last But Not Least............Myth #10: Margarine Is Loaded With Unhealthy Trans Fats.

    2/15/2020 12:23:54 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Not all margarines are created equal. Stick margarine goes through a process called hydrogenation, which produces a firm shape, but also trans fats that are more harmful than saturated fats. A better margarine option is the softer, tub margarine that contains more liquid oil and little or n... Read more

  • 2/14/2020

    2/14/2020 11:13:23 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today has been a very stressful day! I went to bed late last night as I will be tonight. Woke up early. No morning workout. I think I was already stressed and did not realize it. Anyways got a call from mom her insurance is going to be to high so she will be done driving soon. We don't know about th... Read more

  • A valentine message

    2/14/2020 9:17:53 PM, by OLDEROWL

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    49e59bba48.jpg ... Read more

  • Joke of the day. A broom wedding.

    2/14/2020 7:57:32 PM, by CTUPTON

    A broom wedding... Two brooms were hanging in the closet, and after they got to know each other a bit, decided to get married. The bride broom looked very beautiful in her white dress. The groom broom was handsome and suave in his tuxedo. The wedding was lovely and attended by all the push br... Read more

  • Updated photo, finally, at Valentine Luncheon

    2/14/2020 7:23:38 PM, by CTUPTON

    John's nursing home had a beautiful luncheon for families who signed up. Not that many signed up. They missed a nice time. The room was all decorated in red and our meal was prime rib, potatoes, steamed veggies, shrimp cocktail, cake with strawberry filling. We sat with several very nice ... Read more

  • Be happy

    2/14/2020 4:54:17 PM, by GREENEMERALDGRL

    This is the dress that my partner teacher got me that everyone loves! Happy Friday, Happy payday, Happy FSA money day, happy 3 day weekend leave when the kids leave day, HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY! 😊❤... Read more

  • Moderation

    2/14/2020 3:05:45 PM, by DAWN220

    Moderation - sounds so easy but sometimes can be soooooo hard. Most of us have trigger foods. I know I do: ice cream and chocolate. Oh, how about ice cream and chocolate! I have not found out how to eat those in moderation, especially M & M's. For this reason I do not keep them in the house.... Read more

  • Valentine's Day

    2/14/2020 1:31:59 PM, by SLENDERELLA61

    I drove fine to the hospital and could hardly believe how our Regional Hospital has about doubled in size. I thought we'd be overwhelmed, but we found every place we needed. DH is high risk so that's why he has to have colonoscopy in hospital. They did remove 3 polyps that will be biopsied, but d... Read more

  • 2020 HAPPY VALENTINES DAY MUCH LOVE TO ALL OF YOU

    2/14/2020 10:07:51 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well on this Valentines Day great workout this morning then came home and cooked cubed steak mac and cheese and turnip greens cornbread so that is their valentines dinner enjoy your special day we got us new chairs for computer room they kool mine is white and black ... Read more

  • 89 days

    2/14/2020 9:55:23 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    So, I hit the 80's.. great times there. I was right yesterday, though - not much in the weight loss department; but no gain either. So that's a win. I got to keep up the 5000 steps till Monday then it's on to 5500. Today, as I hit the 80's I am adding diet to the mix. What a concept...lol actually ... Read more

  • More hooky to be played

    2/14/2020 9:36:44 AM, by TIZSLIM

    I'm leaving Base Camp for a few days and going back 'home'.  Time to see The Fam and friends for a few days which I'm really looking forward to.  The Worker Friend [?] will be collecting me and more of my stuff from Elaine's on Monday afternoon but he wants to stay at his place Monday night so we wo... Read more

  • Trim Healthy Mama

    2/14/2020 9:29:50 AM, by SHIRLEYX

    I have been stalled in my weight loss for quite a while. It's time to face that fact that what I have been doing isn't working very well and to try something different. A couple of years ago I bought the Trim Mama book and it made sense to me, but seemed like a lot of work and eating things I'm no... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, February 14, 2020

    2/14/2020 8:27:25 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

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

  • Cupid's First Day...

    2/14/2020 7:57:47 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    198 246 26 129 Happy Valentine's Day!! 129 26 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Be Mine

    2/14/2020 7:44:27 AM, by SPEDED2

    Valentine's Day Valentine's Day originated as a Western Christian feast day honoring an early Saint named Valentine. It is still an official feast in some denominations, although the day was removed from the Catholic General Roman Calendar because not much information was known about the Sai... Read more

  • Now Is The Time!

    2/14/2020 5:19:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    Before I take the time to show my love for the loves in my life, I will show some care for myself and make a healthy change! I have a week off from school coming up. I have no extra cash, so I will be staying home. This will be my opportunity to learn new recipes to help control Type 2 Diabete... Read more

  • easy listening Friday

    2/14/2020 3:56:06 AM, by TCANNO

    Thank you for all your nice comments. Here are some old and some new. I hope you enjoy them www.youtube.com/watch?v=AL9yOq
    EoAhU www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNgU3o
    jwlCM&list=RDbNgU3ojwlCM&s
    tart_radio=1&t=58&t=58 www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA-RhX
    u1Krw&list=RDbNgU3ojwlCM... Read more

  • Myth #9: Farm-Raised Fish Isn't Healthy

    2/14/2020 12:01:27 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Fortunately this is false. Today's farm-raised fish is a terrific source of omega-3 fatty acids with lower mercury contamination. What's more-----the latest technology in farm-raised fish makes them more sustainable with lower use of antibiotics and no added coloration. 492... Read more

  • It's Been A While ...

    2/13/2020 11:36:00 PM, by JOANN25

    since I've been on SP. My health is getting better but I still don't have enough time when I am working to manage everything. I am starting back now so will do the best I can. I did make the 10000 step goal the last 2 days. Today I was working on income tax and this was a seated job so less... Read more

  • An indoors sort of day

    2/13/2020 10:25:11 PM, by KEEPITUP4LIFE

    Today it snowed all day. It wasn't nice fluffy snow it was icy pellets snow. It was snow that makes it dangerous to go out power walking in. That prevented me from getting my power walking and and I was very disappointed. So what do you do when you can't get outside................you do fitnes... Read more

  • 2/13/2020

    2/13/2020 9:57:24 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a great day! Went to bed late. Slept through the night and woke around 8am (about 8hrs)👍. Went to shovel snow it ended up only taking about 2 mins so not much of a workout. Went for a walk to run errands before the freeze moved in and it had been snowing all morning. Stopped at McDonald's... Read more

  • Exercise excuses.

    2/13/2020 7:30:24 PM, by BLUJNSNPRLS

    I have been able to walk about 2 miles everyday but can't seem to get any other exercise in. I am going to start with the spark videos for 10 minutes 2 times a week and then add a day each week then move to 15 minutes 2 times a week etc. My goal is to do 30 minutes 2 times a week.... Read more

  • 90 days

    2/13/2020 7:29:47 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    I made the 5000 steps now two days in a row and to be honest I really didn't want to walk them today. I did them anyway. I managed them early in the afternoon and have steps to spare this time. Hubby finely got his dental appointment. It went back and forth between him, the dentist and the ca... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, February 13, 2020

    2/13/2020 6:37:07 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

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

  • Playing hooky

    2/13/2020 5:20:23 PM, by TIZSLIM

    As well as bringing my piston engine rowing machine to me Tuesday evening, The Worker Friend [?] also brought some more of my stuff that was stashed in his loft.  Yesterday morning he unloaded it from his van and then did a few snagging chores around Base Camp.  We could of course have carried on wi... Read more

  • Reinstated, A Day Behind

    2/13/2020 1:38:44 PM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Yesterday I was too excited about finally being back in goal weight range to post documentation of my challenge walk, but that is it above. Hubby was reinstated to Senior Dance. I didn't agree with a lot of the actions he took before and after his expulsion, but he was successful in gett... Read more

  • Countdown to Tuesday

    2/13/2020 11:23:05 AM, by GGRSPARK

    We just got a severe cold warning on our cell phones. This winter has been odd, warm in January and sub zero in February. I do not have cabin fever - it is so much easier to stay in and avoid the miseries of this season. Driving is ok, parking is nearly impossible. Nothing much on tap today though ... Read more

  • 2020 NURSING HOME VISIT TODAY SPARKERS

    2/13/2020 11:17:52 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok nursing home visit today she doing ok for her condition she ate preety good pain is low so that is good thing now just chilling resting my body enjoy your day love to all of you back to gym in the morning 247 304 593 247... Read more

  • Stress

    2/13/2020 10:58:17 AM, by SEMG498

    How do you beat stress? Million dollar question, especially being diabetic and having it take its toll on my health. Stayed tuned as I try to figure this out. Any suggestions appreciated.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/13/2020 10:27:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'll be heading to the gym after lunch today. i also will be active throughout my day. it is snowing and mild here. tomorrow it is going to be very cold outside. my daughter and i are prepared for today and tomorrow. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • My life

    2/13/2020 9:12:42 AM, by BIGRENTMAN

    I’m listening to a book called the Power of self Compassion . It’s very helpful for our Journey... Read more

  • Pucker Up

    2/13/2020 8:12:31 AM, by SPEDED2

    Kiss Day Kiss Day takes place during Valentine's Week, on the day before Valentine's Day. Fittingly, kisses are shared between lovers today. "Kiss" comes from the Old English word "cyssan," which itself came from the proto-Germanic word "kussijanan" or "kuss." This word probably comes from t... Read more

  • Icy roads, no walking + Fitbit

    2/13/2020 7:06:31 AM, by ACLOUDBERRY

    I have been longing to go walking (with Nordic walking poles) but the weather has been bad lately. Very icy and slippery, and from experience I can say that the poles I bought are useless on icy road. Something to pay attention to when I upgrade them at some point. It wouldn't be very good workout t... Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-in Assessment & Goals

    2/13/2020 5:27:37 AM, by SARLIA

    I generally do this blog on Wednesday and it slipped my mind yesterday. I’ll need to add a weekly task as a reminder. As mentioned in an earlier blog, I’m weighing every morning in the hopes of taking away the drama of the scale. I’m more interested in the trend line than the day-to-day measu... Read more

  • One Foot In Front Of The Other

    2/13/2020 5:20:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    My journey with T2D has been a slow, but steady one. I had to learn the hard way how to control this disease. I had never really thought much about Diabetes. But I’m healthy. How could this happen to me? I thought that I ate well, and I drank moderately. Why me? Perhaps you are wondering ... Read more

  • MMMMMooooooo!

    2/13/2020 4:10:12 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    20 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Just take it easy

    2/13/2020 3:36:36 AM, by TCANNO

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    tart_radio=1&t=42&t=42 www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GK462
    XnRjQ www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCLZnC
    iH_k0 www.youtube.com/watch?v=g795h7
    HaZsw www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HXxtY
    CiM-8 www.youtube.com/wa... Read more

  • Myth #8: Soy can cause cancer.

    2/12/2020 11:48:24 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Soy has been charged with everything from "feminizing men" to causing breast cancer. But it simply isn't true. In fact, soy consumed in youth or adolescence may actually reduce the risk of breast cancer. And even women who had estrogen receptor positive breast cancer can enjoy moderate... Read more

  • 2/12/2020

    2/12/2020 11:02:24 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today started as a great day! It was a rest day. TOPS meeting and weigh in. Lost 5 lbs!💪 Got mom and a TOPS member we give a ride to in the van to head for lunch. Another member and I walked to the credit union. Not far from our meeting spot we came across an accident. Did not recognize the vehi... Read more

  • My life

    2/12/2020 9:44:11 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    Today we do cardio ... Read more

  • Timing my power walks

    2/12/2020 9:22:03 PM, by KEEPITUP4LIFE

    Yesterday morning I was elated to get out and do a 4.25 mile power walk. I felt great afterwards However, as the day wore on, ( I was very active having my great granddaughter over for the day and keeping her entertained) I found myself getting exhausted. I actually had a nap before dinner accidenta... Read more

  • Wednesday weigh in including the return of The Bargain Queen

    2/12/2020 5:08:36 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Glory be.  She arises phoenix like from the ashes, arms held aloft in triumph. She smiles gleefully as she surveys her latest Piston Engine*.  "What are you waffling on about now Tiz - cut to the chase ffs".   OK OK I hear you.  Remember the rowing machine that wasn't?  I was very disappointed ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/12/2020 4:12:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    a somewhat cool day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! tomorrow i am heading off to the gym for the first time this week. i am looking forward to it. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Packing for South America & Back on Track

    2/12/2020 1:13:43 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I am preparing for my South American trip, leaving here Feb. 23. There are 7 of us traveling together, starting with 9 days in Peru; then a 14 days cruise from Chile to Buenos Aires. Our last days will be in Brazil and Argentina. We are doing walking tours in various cities along the way. I los... Read more

  • Moving

    2/12/2020 12:45:32 PM, by 50YEARSAWIFE

    I am moving from the country to town. Need a change since losing my husband 3 yrs ago.... Read more

  • Moving

    2/12/2020 12:44:18 PM, by 50YEARSAWIFE

    I am moving from the country to town. Need a change since losing my husband 3 yrs ago.... Read more

  • Just Checking In

    2/12/2020 12:05:32 PM, by GGRSPARK

    It’s been a very strange time for us since we returned from our desert stay. My brother’s death , though not unexpected, threw me into a tailspin. My mind simply raced, my memories played back in my head over and over like a bad dream, and then, after one single gym session, I was sick with another ... Read more

  • 2020 HEY SPARKERS BACK TO GYM THIS MORNING GROCERY SHOP[PING

    2/12/2020 10:33:08 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all doing ok gym this morning got to keep working on a1c all othere numbers are good then went grocery shopping got more tuna and cabbage and turnip green si just dont be real hungry what are you all doing today let me know have blessed day love to all of you many blessings 247 30... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, February 12, 2020

    2/12/2020 9:54:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

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

  • 91 days

    2/12/2020 8:59:34 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    I think I have seldom been more content than I am these days. I get enough sleep at night and the days are mellow, unchallenged and easy going. My mind and soul are at peace. My body will follow; nothing happens without time. It took time to get here and it will take time to go back. I just feel th... Read more

  • Good Enough

    2/12/2020 8:49:08 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    I just changed my weight ticker to 135 pounds. I weighed 134.2 this morning. For the first time since June of 2019 I am below 135 and showing myself below goal weight. WooHoo. Time to celebrate? Yes, a bit. I achieved a goal that it has taken me months and months. I have been lower. I have had ... Read more

  • Four Score

    2/12/2020 8:07:11 AM, by SPEDED2

    Lincoln's Birthday Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was born on February 12, 1809. Over the years, he has become known as one of the greatest American presidents of all time. At the time of his death, in 1865, many saw him as a martyr, and it wasn't too long afterwa... Read more

  • Who is sabotaging me?

    2/12/2020 7:23:01 AM, by TCARRIGAN21

    I have said that I am my biggest saboteur… but there is another... While my husband is my biggest supporter he is also my biggest saboteur. He will help me in anyway he can .. he does most of the cooking and he will cook 2 different meals so that he can eat what he chooses and I can stick to my ne... Read more

  • I Love To Eat!

    2/12/2020 5:22:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have a confession to make: I love to eat. I love the feeling of having tasty morsels in my mouth. I never recognized it until recently. Currently, I'm experiencing minor stomach problems and it has caused me to realize that my biggest problem in controlling Type 2 Diabetes is my enjoyment... Read more

  • 12 February 2020

    2/12/2020 4:04:43 AM, by DSJB9999

    Wanted to share with you what happened at my Aqua class last week I was doing a stretch backwards and almost horizontal and the lady next to me said 'That's very high, do you do ballet?' - it amused me, I have never been a dancer 216 but am determined and quite flexible so do my best and try reall... Read more

  • Celebrities & cereal...

    2/12/2020 4:02:00 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    224 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    2/11/2020 11:39:48 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

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

  • Myth #7: Natural Foods Are Nutritious

    2/11/2020 11:24:08 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Food manufacturers know that the word natural on their label sells. But there is no FDA definition for natural. It doesn't automatically mean that it is organic or healthier. This is another good reason to eat foods from all food groups.... Read more

  • 2/11/2020

    2/11/2020 9:36:32 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a great day! No morning workout due to having to leave early to go to mom's. My walk was completed in parts by walking to and from bus stops and taking the stairs to my mom's 5th floor apartment. Short core workout this evening but no yoga. I felt much better today. Tomorrow is TOPS meetin... Read more

  • My life

    2/11/2020 7:38:58 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    Round two cardio workout today ... Read more

  • Preserving memories of our parents and grandparents--thank you all!!!

    2/11/2020 4:32:47 PM, by CTUPTON

    Thank you for commenting on my blog. chris... Read more

  • Instapot--Making Yogurt-no I have not tried it yet.

    2/11/2020 4:29:45 PM, by CTUPTON

    Here is the link for the jars:  https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d
    /B07QX5H547… Here is the recipe I use: 1 52 ounce jug of fair life whole milk, One can of sweetened condensed milk, one small container of heavy whipping cream, and one serving of yogurt of choice. I use a serving of the previ... Read more