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  • Exercising. What's better for YOU, personally?

    12/8/2019 1:17:57 AM, by K9CLAUDIA

    I always hear people talking about going to the Gym to exercise, and many of those same folks always seem to complain about not having enough time in their day for many other things. I get it, I really do. But I discovered (and this works well for me), is that I can get the same exercise and... Read more

  • Photos

    12/8/2019 1:11:02 AM, by -ARTIST101-

    This is a photo... Read more

  • 11/7/19

    12/7/2019 11:13:49 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a great day! Both workouts complete. Mom's apt cleaned, and cookies decorated with my son and nefew. Had a lot of fun. Well it is late and I am so tired off to bed I go. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥!... Read more

  • "Nothing"

    12/7/2019 10:52:58 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    When you ask me what I am doing today, and I say "nothing" It does not mean I am free. It means I am doing NOTHING. We all need a day every so often when we do NOTHING. 224... Read more

  • My life

    12/7/2019 5:12:14 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    Weight training today ... Read more

  • Challenge Day 76

    12/7/2019 4:14:45 PM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Casey and I got in our challenge walk. He was good except for picking up a little feather and swallowing it before I could wrestle it away from him. I think he'll be fine. The early morning walk-run was good. The slowest group today was walk only and I wanted to go slowly, but not that sl... Read more

  • Yummy Lunch in the EDR

    12/7/2019 3:13:42 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    The chicken was sooo good! Luckily the broccoli was cooked perfectly. So glad I walked down to see what they were having. Sometime this week, we should have a tree set up in the EDR, for us all to decorate. If the tree is ready tonight or tomorrow then I can help decorate..which ... Read more

  • Wow! Snowflake photos. Miraculous.

    12/7/2019 2:00:05 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Atrial Fibrillation graphic explanation

    12/7/2019 1:24:43 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Grab a Pen

    12/7/2019 12:38:35 PM, by SPEDED2

    Letter Writing Day The revival of the tradition and art of handwritten letter writing is the basis of this day. Letters have been written since antiquity: they were written in ancient India, Egypt, and Sumer, and during the time of ancient Greece, Rome, and China. Throughout history they hav... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS STARTED IN MOM HOUSE

    12/7/2019 11:32:43 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok started in mom s house she got lot and lot of clothes shoes bags jewelry at lest now we know where we are with it next week she got her wardrobe locked got to break the lock to get to her policy and papers so we are working with it keep us in your prayers on this j... Read more

  • Friday Bliss

    12/7/2019 10:02:15 AM, by TAMARAMILES2018

    Yesterday, I didn't post ... but I did my yoga and some light weight training, and then I relaxed for most of the day. I actually read several chapters from a book I am loving. I put away my computer for much of the day, made myself a fabulous tea tray with Hope Tea from Uganda, sold by a wonderful ... Read more

  • I Am Not Super Woman!

    12/7/2019 6:01:56 AM, by JSTETSER

    No, I am not Super Woman, and I cannot save the world. I need help. I’m having a tough time, making plans to go to Florida in February to visit my son and his family I know that it is not at all rational, but I wonder if my mother will pass while we are gone. It really hurts my heart to leav... 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

  • The Phone

    12/6/2019 10:18:28 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    The Phone A young man wanted to get his beautiful blonde wife something nice for their first wedding anniversary. So he decided to buy her a cell phone. He showed her the phone and explained to her al of its features. Meg was excited to receive the gift and simply adored her new phone... Read more

  • 12/6/19

    12/6/2019 9:29:05 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    All workouts completed today! Feeling great. Started out strong with my food but night munchies got the better of me today. Oh well no big deal tomorrow is a new day. Tomorrow is a busy day going to my mom's to help my son and maybe my nefew (if he is well enough) bake and decorate Christmas cookie... Read more

  • 6th December 2019

    12/6/2019 4:50:49 PM, by DSJB9999

    Day 89, 100 days At my Best! of 100 DWL I am feeling at my best just now. I am confident and more secure about many things even working hard on my new car (never good with new cars!) Love the car but don't really like driving really I walk taller and more confidently I continue to smil... Read more

  • Desert Month Two

    12/6/2019 3:03:57 PM, by GGRSPARK

    We are busy these days. Our friends are here and settled in their condo. Through a bizarre Edmonton connection we had dinner with our friends, and a couple who have retired here. The six of us had a very nice Italian dinner. A man , a perfect stranger appeared at table-side after our meal was clear... 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

  • More stripping

    12/6/2019 12:40:16 PM, by TIZSLIM

    I've been doing a bit more wallpaper stripping today.  Not with a great deal of enthusiasm it has to be said but needs must.  In between though I've been getting quotes for having my belongings brought from Elaine's place. The Worker Friend [?] is due back this evening.  I've asked him to bring my C... Read more

  • Photo frames--have you tried this?

    12/6/2019 11:14:52 AM, by CTUPTON

    I just now noticed this "new" thing. It probably isn't new at all! www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blo
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    s_and_more... Read more

  • Day 75 Challenge

    12/6/2019 11:12:56 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Day 75 was our best so far! We "wogged" (walk-jogged) .78 miles in a little over 10 minutes for a 12:54 pace. That's almost a run. It was 60 degrees, a little breezy and invigorating. Casey's behavior was excellent even when we met a neighbor dog, that is until we stopped, and then he wanted to go i... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS FEELING BETTER TODAY RAISED INSULIN

    12/6/2019 10:08:55 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok went to gym did better came home cooked shaghetti and meat sauce and garlic bread going in the morning to strart cleaning out my mom house all that we dont want just leaving it but things are getting better enjoy your day love and blessings to all of you 247 304 ... Read more

  • Streak Still Happening and a Little Weight has Come Off

    12/6/2019 9:20:43 AM, by SHELLYMCPHAIL

    Well, I have worked out four days in a row. Yesterday was hard because everyone was home and I hate working out in front of people. But, my husband watched the little one while I did my walking workout in the bedroom. I did not get the cardio burst, but it was a longer workout. I have gotten in my w... Read more

  • Sweaters

    12/6/2019 8:40:35 AM, by SPEDED2

    International Sweater Vestival Can you look stylish and classy in a sweater vest? You better believe it, and today there is a whole holiday dedicated to wearing one. Started in 2007 by Carolyn Johnson, who was a reporter for The Boston Globe at the time, International Sweater Vestival is an ... Read more

  • Stretching to Reach my Goals!

    12/6/2019 5:21:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    Cold weather seems to bring on more aches and pain in my body. I'm tempted just to sit still, but I have goals to reach! I want to stay in shape to kayak with my sons and run with the grandkids. We will be climbing Mt Monadnock and possibly Mt Katahdin in Maine this summer. I also control Typ... Read more

  • A long time ago

    12/6/2019 4:17:44 AM, by TCANNO

    I really do feel old playing these but I hope you like them www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy_Arp
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    Ch3ws www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MTXBQ
    p5OgI www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOXwzv
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    MC5cE ... 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

  • Water, Water everywhere

    12/6/2019 1:44:38 AM, by K9CLAUDIA

    I'm very excited! I just bought myself a water filter/purifier, and it's a good one. I just got so tired of buying cases of water bottles and then having to make trips to the bottle drop recycle center to turn in the empties. Our city water supply is rot gut nasty! I can smell the chlorine as so... Read more

  • Commitment

    12/6/2019 1:43:46 AM, by LINDAPI17

    It's been almost a month since I started back with Spark People. I haven't really lost any weight yet, despite daily exercise and sticking to my food goals (including calories, carbs, fat, protein, etc. I am feeling better with more energy, so in time I'm sure the weight loss will happen.... Read more

  • 12/5/19

    12/5/2019 10:02:27 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    It's been a few days since I have blogged. In that time I have had some good days and some not so good days when it comes to my exercise and food. But I was still able to lose .5 lbs. So I am happy about that. Today I am back on track with my workouts. The other day I was walking down the street... Read more

  • How to help a caregiver

    12/5/2019 9:43:33 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Today's Short Reading

    12/5/2019 9:36:36 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Today's Short Reading From The Bible From Genesis: "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth." Then he made the earth round and He laughed and laughed and laughed!!! 280... Read more

  • My life

    12/5/2019 8:13:42 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    My cardio workout today ... Read more

  • Day 74 Documentation

    12/5/2019 7:44:35 PM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Thursday, December 05, 2019 We did it. It was late, but we did it. The mess from this morning is cleaned up, but I think he is trying to make another. Oh, well. BTW Casey is 6 months old TODAY!!... Read more

  • Thomas the B@stard Tank Engine

    12/5/2019 5:17:45 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Among other things today I started removing the wallpaper in the second bedroom.   Is there anything on this planet as tedious as scraping wallpaper?  Actually yes. Reading Thomas the B@stard Tank Engine to the Tiddly Peeps at bedtime springs to mind.  Like all right minded parents, I'd s... Read more

  • 2019 DIABETIC EDUCATOR APPOINTMENT TODAY DOING OK RAISE INSULIN LITTLE BIT

    12/5/2019 10:38:44 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had diabetic educator appointment doing ok go back next june so i am going to work hard trying to get to 70 next year hope things going to get better but down to 179 now happy for that enjoy your day love to all of you trying to take better care of myself 247 594... 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

  • Challenge Day 74 - Not Yet, but For Sure

    12/5/2019 8:53:35 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    I am at Senior Dance. Got up before daybreak. The sky was beautiful and majestic as I drove Natalie to school. Hubby had to be here early, so we left almost as soon as I got back home. He is running for vice president of the club. So hope it works out for him, even though if he gets elected I pro... Read more

  • Yoga by the Fireplace

    12/5/2019 8:52:34 AM, by TAMARAMILES2018

    It's one of my favorite things to do in winter: rise early enough before work to do even a brief session of yoga by the fire. My dogs usually join in the fun and cause joyful chaos. I don't mind it. In fact, when Sherlock decides he wants to sit in my lap in the middle of my session, or Reacher want... Read more

  • Splish Splash

    12/5/2019 8:17:32 AM, by SPEDED2

    Bathtub Party Day Today's holiday is pretty simple: it is for inviting over friends and taking a bath. The creators of the day have said of it, "Almost everyone nowadays takes showers, so here’s a day to recall some of the luxury of days gone by. Invite a few friends." Although plumbing... Read more

  • Making Cards & Thanking Others

    12/5/2019 5:16:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    Homemade cards are the best. The time and thought that goes into the process is priceless. This is a tough Christmas for me with my Mom’s health and energy declining. We have made Christmas cards every year for as long as I can remember. Making them without her is difficult, but decided to... Read more

  • Flu season info...LOL!!

    12/5/2019 4:05:46 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    40 198 20 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • December 5th

    12/5/2019 4:01:03 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    As you can see, I started out the month with a little snow on the mountain top. It's been cold so far...about 52 degrees and rainy when I went into work yesterday. I ate veggie lasagna for dinner in the EDR (employee dining room). If you don't read my page often..I will say again, there... 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

  • more 60's memories

    12/5/2019 3:10:26 AM, by TCANNO

    It was nice to know that most remembered some of yesterdays selection, thanks for you nice comments www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8oRf7
    SMEfo www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXo-os
    vXgHU www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev2pPL
    Reltk www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSAob1
    TnAvc www... 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

  • He Must Pay

    12/4/2019 10:07:22 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    HE MUST PAY Husband and wife had a tiff. Wife called up her mom and said, "He fought with me again, I am coming to live with you." Mom said, "No darling, he must pay for his mistake. I am coming to live with you." 211 ... Read more

  • My life

    12/4/2019 7:39:16 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    Weights today ... Read more

  • Insurance Company says

    12/4/2019 4:07:04 PM, by TIZSLIM

    I got a call today from the Insurance Company.  From someone who is my 'claims handler' seemingly.  So basically Insurance Company says YES.  I have to say, I'd have been pretty damn angry if they'd turned it down.  Not so much due to the cost but because they'd have been saying I was making a false... Read more

  • Think ahead for 2020

    12/4/2019 3:40:18 PM, by OLDEROWL

    I was reading Lynn's blog from 12/2/19 title: 'Whoops Day Recovery & 2020 Winter 5% Challenge' and it was a GREAT reminder of exactly WHY we are all here!!! Please follow this link: www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_p ublic_jour nal_individual.asp?blog_id=6 636044 If this blog post 'sounds like ... Read more

  • Desert , Month 2

    12/4/2019 1:17:53 PM, by GGRSPARK

    We still have more than one month left and it’s full of special days. Of course the holidays are ahead and the desert is preparing. Each neighbourhood decorates it’s main avenues and all the resorts are looking festive. Sadly, we are having full on rain today. All the golfers are here at breakfast h... 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

  • 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

  • Challenge Day 73

    12/4/2019 10:24:46 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Casey and I walked this morning and he returned to grab his squeaky toys. This morning when I was looking for something else, I moved the couch and found 3 squeaky toys I hadn't realized were missing. Casey is happy! I'm getting more good sleep in this cool weather, but have to remind myself to... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS DOING OK BLOOD PRESSURE TO HIGH

    12/4/2019 10:12:36 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing went to gym this morning doctor changed my blood pressure pill and they keeping it high they are not doing good i know i am stressed out but my reading little to high around 150/80 so going to diabetic educator in the morning so she can see what i am talking about i f... Read more

  • Three Day Streak and Hit My Fitbit Goal

    12/4/2019 9:59:27 AM, by SHELLYMCPHAIL

    I know there are a lot out there like me who felt this way this morning. I woke up tired and really did not want to work out today. It just wasn't in me. But, I put on my workout clothes and did my Jenny Ford walking workout and it showed I did a 26 minute workout. It did get interrupted a bit becau... Read more

  • Wednesday Wonder

    12/4/2019 9:51:28 AM, by TAMARAMILES2018

    Last night, I had a big event at the college where I work. It was a lot to manage, and it went well but not perfectly. I was exhausted, and all the way home I thought of all the little things I didn't do right, the foibles here and there, etc. I picked myself into a state of anxiety and ended up goi... Read more

  • Feeling good

    12/4/2019 9:50:36 AM, by FITFORME17

    It's been a while since I could say I feel happy and at peace, today this is how I feel. I stayed up late last night making muffins and listening to music, had some wine, the scale went up a smidge...today is another day. I didn't overeat at all but I guess alcohol is not your friend when tryi... Read more

  • Making a List

    12/4/2019 8:01:17 AM, by SPEDED2

    Santa's List Day Santa's List Day is the day each year when Santa makes his list of children that have been naughty or nice, so he knows what to bring them for Christmas. Santa learns who has been naughty or nice after hearing from his elves. The Elf on the Shelf, a children's book published... Read more

  • I wonder how many remember these (or know them)

    12/4/2019 6:35:46 AM, by TCANNO

    Some of these will not be known outside the UK but the tunes maybe. Dome are very short so I was able to fit more in. www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-tqYQ
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  • What's Your Focus?

    12/4/2019 5:15:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today, I'm focusing on what matters! This morning, I woke up and had a heart-to-heart conversation with myself. Me: Hi Beautiful, how are you today? Myself: I'm doing good! I've got some big challenges, but I can meet them with God's help. Me: That's right, Jackie! You can meet these ... 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

  • Souped up!!

    12/4/2019 3:56:57 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

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

  • Elliptical dust

    12/3/2019 10:37:59 PM, by SCRAMMER

    We have had an elliptical hanging out in the storage closet. It is in the perfect place to use quietly and without interruptions. The key words are "hanging out", collecting dust, a home for spiders. I moved things out of the way several months ago and began my journey because it was too hot to d... Read more

  • Men Will Get This The First Time............

    12/3/2019 10:28:58 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    A wife asks her husband, "Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk and if they have avocados, get 6." A short time later the husband comes back with 6 cartons of milk. The wife asks him, "Why did you buy 6 cartons of milk?" He replied, "They had avocados." If... Read more

  • Ugh Trying to Quit Soda

    12/3/2019 5:45:04 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    So I have a 3-4 a day Diet Mt Dew habit. I have some tiny clacifications in my breast and have kidney stones Artificial sweeteners are known culprits. Today is Day 1 and I have soothed my soul with junk food. Tomorrow will be a hitting the gym and eating better foods day. Wish me luck ... Read more

  • 24 Days of Tea

    12/3/2019 5:05:23 PM, by TIZSLIM

    With all the shenanigans at Base Camp over the last few days, I forgot to tell you that when I went home recently, daughter had a little gift for me.  A 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar.   I haven't had an advent calendar since I was a child and have to admit to being ridiculously chuffed w... Read more

  • My to do list today

    12/3/2019 3:58:02 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS CAREGIVING TODAY GROCERY SHOPPING

    12/3/2019 1:29:07 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok caregiving today paid rent for my mom last time now 30 days we will get all that we want and donate to goodwill and miracle hill she got lot of clothes and shoes church lady and we getting all of her pic and other keepsakes we got houses full of furniture so it is ... 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

  • Two Day Streak of Working Out.

    12/3/2019 10:23:39 AM, by SHELLYMCPHAIL

    I have been doing the Jenny Ford Walking Across America Videos. At first I would choose the shortest ones and was doing around two to three a week. This time, I decided to start from the beginning and just go through them until I hit 50. I had completed the first two last week and did number 3 and 4... Read more

  • Challenge Day 72

    12/3/2019 9:11:04 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    Casey and I walked in 44 degree weather today and it wasn't too bad! He preferred not to wear his jacket, but I wore one. Day 72 in the books. I am enjoying learning about the new WW program. I feel like the bloat is almost gone, although I still have 1.6 pounds to lose to get back to my lowest... Read more

  • Hugs

    12/3/2019 8:14:08 AM, by SPEDED2

    Let's Hug Day Hugging has been around for millennia and is practiced by almost all cultures as a way to connect with others without using language. Hugs are given in many scenarios: as a greeting or goodbye, for sympathy or congratulations, for gratitude, support, and affection, and even as ... Read more

  • Snow Days

    12/3/2019 5:17:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    15 inches, and it's still snowing! Yesterday I spent over 3 hours shoveling. I create some ramps out of snow on the side of my driveway so that I don't have to lift the snow. I bought a great shovel to help me keep from straining my back. Today it's still snowing, and I'll be out there ... Read more

  • Old MacDonald on the farm...

    12/3/2019 4:12:34 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

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

  • Back in time

    12/3/2019 3:19:09 AM, by TCANNO

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    TE2ck&t=84s www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3Pqqc
    mWYas www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XkuUC
    QpA7A www.youtube.com/w... 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

  • Cold or Flu? What to do..............

    12/2/2019 11:13:02 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    We are entering cold and flu season. The average healthy person gets one or two viral illnesses per year. The typical common cold is usually characterized by runny nose, sore throat, mild cough, and, sometimes, a slight fever or body aches. On the other hand, influenza (type A or B) is c... Read more

  • FIrst Week And Checking In

    12/2/2019 10:33:10 PM, by MINDBODYFOCUS

    My exercise plan involves a little bit of walking, some resistance bands and lots of stretching focusing on my lower back and hips. I've been sedentary these past six years and developed chronic lower back and hip pain. Can't stand up for longer than an hour before my back starts screaming bloody ... Read more

  • The Water Gods

    12/2/2019 7:31:48 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Suffice to say it hasn't been the most successful few days here at Base Camp.  Nor was it The Worker Friend[?]s finest hour.  I mentioned all he did Thursday was swap a couple of cabinet doors over.  "You'l have to tell me where you want the remaining wall cabinets" he said Thursday night.  "Well th... Read more

  • Joyous living for Christmas

    12/2/2019 7:17:42 PM, by OLDEROWL

    This Christmas season, we will live each day, a Wholesome, Inspirational, Healthy, and Joyous life. Wholesome because we strive: -to eat only wholesome foods, and get a proper amount of exercise, -to live every moment guided by principles based upon Jesus teachings or which we deem to be in... Read more

  • My life

    12/2/2019 6:04:12 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    Cardio workout today ... 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

  • December is a time for giving

    12/2/2019 1:08:32 PM, by OLDEROWL

    I had so much to be thankful for last week and enjoyed Thanksgiving with my wife while on vacation in Hawaii. One thing that struck me though was that even in Hawaii, there are those whose luck has turned sour like the homeless man I saw with his cart of meager essentials. It made me think of how ... Read more

  • How Many Times Have I Started a Blog Here?

    12/2/2019 10:14:16 AM, by TAMARAMILES2018

    I won't worry about how many times I've started a blog here and didn't keep it going. I'll try again because Spark People is beautiful, and I do want to be part of it. Try, try again. I've gained and lost, gained and lost, and gained. I think in 2020 my goal is strength training, weight trainin... Read more

  • 2019HEY SPARKERS DOING BETTER AT THE GYM TODAY

    12/2/2019 10:13:02 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had good workout this morning trying to get back on my routine before i was dealing with my mom when you get off of your routine have to fight your way back boy you can really tell the difference but she got hospice coming in at the nursing home twice a week now so... Read more

  • WW Plan for Me; Day 71 Documentation

    12/2/2019 8:58:02 AM, by SLENDERELLA61

    I got some questions about the new WW program, so I think I can give you an idea in a few words. The actual points foods count have not changed, but now there are 3 programs: green with 100 zero point foods, blue with 200 zero point foods, and purple with 300 zero point foods. Then on each program y... Read more

  • Monday

    12/2/2019 8:34:03 AM, by SPEDED2

    Cyber Monday Cyber Monday takes place on the Monday after Thanksgiving, and is the largest online shopping day of the year in the United States. The term was coined by Ellen Davis of the National Retail Federation, while working with Scott Silverman and others, at Shop.org. In 2005, shortly ... Read more

  • THE MONDAY AFTER...... A lesseon learned

    12/2/2019 7:34:57 AM, by TCARRIGAN21

    Welcome to the Monday after. I discovered today that no matter how hard I plan for a holiday I still can screw up. I had it all figured out and knew I would eat to much on Thursday … I want on minimal carb diet the week before so I could prepare and Thursday went great.. I didn't track but I feel... Read more

  • Some G&S

    12/2/2019 5:43:29 AM, by TCANNO

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  • Hunkering Down in the Snow Storm

    12/2/2019 5:10:29 AM, by JSTETSER

    It snowed 8 inches last night and should snow all day today. It's a good day to stay home. The school has been canceled! We have our first winter wonderland. It's almost 5 am as I put another stick on the fire, and enjoy the quiet of the early morning. I'll take some time to write before... Read more

  • Goosebumps...LOL!

    12/2/2019 4:15:59 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

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  • 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