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  • Weather

    12/11/2019 12:11:39 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was a nice day in the upper 60s. It is 57 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Tuesday evening

    12/10/2019 11:24:20 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Hope everyone had a really good day! ... Read more

  • Patience Test Results

    12/10/2019 10:59:05 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I had my patience tested. I'm negative. 234 (Not most days though) 334... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    12/10/2019 8:21:34 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Cold moved in today, gets to 50 tomorrow. Worked outside today.... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    12/10/2019 7:16:05 PM, by GEORGE815

    Number creeped up today. Don't understand what happened.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/10/2019 7:14:28 PM, by GEORGE815

    4... Read more

  • Water

    12/10/2019 7:13:54 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Christmas Baking. I Have 25 pounds of flour

    12/10/2019 6:31:32 PM, by BEVKIRK2

    I have to share a fun story. a few months ago I was baking something. I ran low on flour so I asked my Grand Daughter, Angel Lily, to run to the store and get me a bag of flour. OH my gosh. she came back with a 25 pound bag of flour. I said Angel. what the heck am I suppose to do with this mu... Read more

  • Xmas

    12/10/2019 6:04:08 PM, by CKEYES1

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  • Tuesday Morning

    12/10/2019 11:50:01 AM, by DWROBERGE

    I wa up early in time to get a prank call from somebody calling me grandpa which my grandsons never call me. Needless to say he hung up quickly. So much for scam artists. It is a bit cloudy this morning. I still have house chores to complete today. All is going well. Keeping focused for more s... Read more

  • Cholesterol Chronicles

    12/10/2019 8:23:23 AM, by LYONSRT

    I’m quickly approaching my cholesterol check up date. Unfortunately, I haven’t lost any weight. I have gained muscle and remained consistent with an exercise regimen that I enjoy. I am more aware of my cholesterol intake. I still have time to drop at least 7 lbs before my next appointment. I’m deter... Read more

  • One goal away a time

    12/10/2019 7:52:43 AM, by FIT2BETHIN

    This blog is not weight loss related, but it was an accomplishment for me, nonetheless. When I retired 4 months ago, I vowed that I would resume the practice of sending Christmas cards. I am happy to report that I reached my goal last night as I dropped all 52 cards at the post office last ni... Read more

  • New Orleans

    12/10/2019 3:19:55 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Made it to New Orleans... Read more

  • New Orleans

    12/10/2019 3:19:46 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Made it to New Orleans... Read more

  • Weather

    12/10/2019 12:10:28 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was nice partly sunny day in the mid 60s. It is 59 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • HOPE

    12/9/2019 11:40:19 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Never lose hope...……… You never know what tomorrow will bring. Over my lifetime, I have found that my hope is strongest when I am volunteering. When I was in High School, I volunteered at a Senior Center every Saturday morning and sometimes the entire day depending on other commi... Read more

  • Grandkids

    12/9/2019 10:31:51 PM, by GEORGE815

    Babysat grandson today. I was getting my shoes on for a walk, and grandson came to greet me. He gave me such a genuine smile, that it was heart warming. Makes it all worth while.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/9/2019 10:30:24 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Blood sugar readings

    12/9/2019 10:29:22 PM, by GEORGE815

    Great reading today. Felt good all day because of it.... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    12/9/2019 8:57:54 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Walked to day. Had home furnace blower motor burn out. Had electrician repair this morning, 500.00 for just the motor, freezing weather begins tomorrow.... Read more

  • Xmas

    12/9/2019 6:21:10 PM, by CKEYES1

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  • Don't wait until the New Year to start fresh!

    12/9/2019 4:08:51 PM, by ERICAANN44

    Today is December 9th. It would be so easy to say, "You know, I'm going to enjoy the holiday season and not worry about focusing on my health until January 1st". I know I've fallen into that trap year after year, no matter what my goals were (diet, exercise, deep cleaning the house, etc.). NOT TH... Read more

  • Fell off keto wagon

    12/9/2019 12:54:07 PM, by MIMIOFBOYS

    I've gained 10 lbs in past month, due to holidays. Already 2 Christmas parties behind us. My #keto friends, who initially inspired me to try keto again 5 months ago, are struggling too. He lost 60# and she lost 55#. She has reached her goal and is adding carbs in her diet, eating chips and breads, ... Read more

  • Monday morning sunshine

    12/9/2019 12:31:24 PM, by DWROBERGE

    Another great start to the day and week on the Gulf Coast. The grandchildren are off to school and will be home with their parents today. It is very quiet here today. Keeping focused for more successes. All streak are still intact. Hope all are having a great start to the week!... Read more

  • Tracking Blog week of Dec 8

    12/9/2019 12:08:40 PM, by OBIESMOM2

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  • Just starting

    12/9/2019 9:22:29 AM, by CTALAMAN1

    I will do SparkPeople for one year. As the saying goes, nothing ventured, nothing gained.... Read more

  • Marvelous Monday

    12/9/2019 8:17:51 AM, by I2BZ2W8

    Hey hey hey...at first I typed Moody and then I was like...backspace backspace backspace....sometimes you have to change your thoughts and backspace a few times..for some positive self talk. I hung out this weekend with friends and Friday-Sunday I enjoyed a few foods with carbs and I had 1 alcoholi... Read more

  • Non-Scale Victory 2

    12/9/2019 6:29:48 AM, by FASHIONROADKILL

    This weekend I discovered a new NSV! Our special needs son was hugging me and looked confused. He grabbed around my back like he always does, but we both realized that what I refer to as his 'favourite fat roll' on my back is no longer there! Haha! Does that mean I had more than one? Yes. Does it me... Read more

  • Mincemeat Pie 🥧

    12/9/2019 12:47:13 AM, by AOKDIET21

    Hi 👋 Spark ⚡️ Friends 👫- been craving a mincemeat pie. Finally found all the ingredients and made one this afternoon. I really enjoyed it 😃😋 ... Read more

  • Sunday evening

    12/9/2019 12:32:45 AM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Weather

    12/9/2019 12:11:29 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was overcast most of the day in the mid 60s. It drizzled a little tonight. It is 60 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Hatred

    12/8/2019 10:53:53 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I saw this statement and could not agree more. "Hatred Corrodes The Container That Carries it." The only time I have ever come close to HATING someone happened when I was in college. Long story short...……….A good friend of mine was raped on her way home from the Campus Library. She wa... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    12/8/2019 7:23:42 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Worked outside early, cold with high moisture in the air, bone chilling. But day warmed in 50s. Dampness has me aching all over, knees, hands hurt. The electric furnace had a wiring issue, insulation on wiring melted/ burned filled house with foul smelling smoke. Called electrician, will be out ... Read more

  • Weather

    12/8/2019 5:23:24 PM, by GEORGE815

    Very mild day. 2 days in a row. What a blessing.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/8/2019 5:22:30 PM, by GEORGE815

    4... Read more

  • Water

    12/8/2019 5:21:49 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Gonna be a Great Grandma.

    12/8/2019 4:15:00 PM, by BEVKIRK2

    it has been a month since I posted here. I have been working on my home. organizing . After thanksgiving, I brought my christmas stuff in from the shed. oh my gosh. I found a box with really old ornament's that the kids and I had made one year when I had been laid off of work. We had such... Read more

  • WeightWatchers and Barb Raveling's Freedom from Emotional Eating course book

    12/8/2019 2:54:37 PM, by TODAYANNIEWILL

    So I was just having a minor crisis and Asking Jeeves about should Christians use self help books and should they do WeightWatchers and I came across a youtube video of Barb Raveling's - apparently she lost her weight with ww but she was explaining how you should renew your mind throughout the day, ... Read more

  • Never Underestimate Your Influence

    12/8/2019 1:53:26 PM, by MICHELLE_391

    Last weekend I was focused and strong. Monday was awesome. I was playing my best game. Getting all my steps in, staying not only in my calorie range, but nailing the ratio of carbohydrates/protein/fat. I was feeling optimistic and strong. And then Tuesday morning something happened: I got re... Read more

  • 4,500 miles

    12/8/2019 10:43:49 AM, by CKEYES1

    4,500 miles (Yes I posted it all the challenges I'm in.) LOL 315 355... Read more

  • And total pounds lost since last year is...

    12/8/2019 10:43:01 AM, by JADETIGER7

    41 pounds! Since last December when I became single I've lost 41 pounds and lost 4 Jean sizes. I actually can see my neck coming back. It's been a very hard and slow process. I've messed up a LOT. But glory goes to God. While complaining and crying He's shown me it's ok to be by myself. I'm easi... Read more

  • Recruit

    12/8/2019 6:22:58 AM, by FIT2BETHIN

    I just read an article about recruiting people, or at least letting then know you are starting a weight loss journey. I typically don't do this until I've experienced some success on my own. But today, I realized that my hubby has officially been recruited! Yesterday we agreed to a weight loss... Read more

  • 3 Grandsons...Almost

    12/8/2019 4:25:40 AM, by SNUZYQ2

    Hi everyone! I'm about to have 3 grandsons. What I mean is I already have 2 and 1 is on the way. My daughter and her husband are expecting their first and much-longed- for child...a boy...a big boy already 9 pounds. Labor began at 9:00 pm Friday night and they checked into the hospital at 1:00... 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

  • Weather

    12/8/2019 12:10:56 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was forecast to rain, but it only drizzled. It is 61 outside and 69 inside.... 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

  • Weather

    12/7/2019 8:59:56 PM, by GEORGE815

    Super day today. Warmest day in 2 weeks. Really appreciated it.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/7/2019 8:59:07 PM, by GEORGE815

    4... Read more

  • Water

    12/7/2019 8:57:55 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Saturday

    12/7/2019 7:36:14 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • 2019 Goals

    12/7/2019 7:20:19 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Changes out heater a.c. fan in truck today. Had to pull complete dash loose and place in seats. Put it back together , started, fan worked. Very tedious back breaking work. Had to take motion sickness pill, twisting to look and reconnect "stuff" under dash with bright light caused a vertigo dizz... Read more

  • Xmas

    12/7/2019 12:00:37 PM, by CKEYES1

    Decorating the tree today.... Read more

  • Need To Get Back In The Habit

    12/7/2019 11:43:40 AM, by PORTIA70

    This was one of my weak points on my last SparkPeople Profile, tracking my food. Often I would get embarrassed over going above my calorie intake that I would just skip it. So in this profile I plan to be more honest about it. We all mess up sometimes, but by facing our fears of what other ... Read more

  • Starting a healthy journey

    12/7/2019 11:24:58 AM, by STEPH6377

    In the last year I have had to start on blood pressure meds. I would really like to get off of them. I have gotten serious about trying to rat healthy and exercise but it's hard. I am starting to feel older and I don't like it. Lol. Hopefully with better eating habits and exercise habits I can s... Read more

  • Another Week

    12/7/2019 10:40:05 AM, by BEARSLOVER

    Well, I have another week done. And I'm still here. I'm so happy I'm feelin' so much better. It's been a long time since I've been this sick. I'm on the downside of takin' the steroids. Two more days and I'm done. I hate takin' em. They make me so hungry. Good thang Jessie and I don't keep sn... Read more

  • Feelings!

    12/7/2019 10:37:07 AM, by DEEBREF52

    Supposed to describe how i am feeling today in 1 sentence! Spark coach assignment! I feel like I want to go back to bed,for the day!... Read more

  • Back at it again

    12/7/2019 10:08:45 AM, by THRUTHESTORM

    Second verse same as the first... 🎶 Second round of oral surgery, pain flare, depression, and now I'm pulling myself back up... Tracking food intake again. I'm just going to have to keep recommiting myself, I think. No one promised this would be easy!... 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

  • Press pause

    12/7/2019 1:25:18 AM, by ENDURINGPHOENIX

    My mother died on November 19th. When I got home the house was decorated for Christmas, which it hadn’t been when I left. It was jarring, and I felt, insensitive. The world just keeps spinning. The days keep changing. It all feels so rushed. If I could just push pause for a few weeks so I could get ... Read more

  • Weather

    12/7/2019 12:15:24 AM, by ZRIE014

    It started out sunny and rained in late afternoon. It is 59 outside and 69 inside.... Read more

  • A Possible Big Change

    12/6/2019 11:42:08 PM, by FASHIONROADKILL

    My husband received word that he has been selected for an International military posting in 2020. If all goes well with the screenings, clearances, and things of that nature we will be beginning a new adventure in a few months. Originally we had been under the impression that we would be in our curr... 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

  • 2019 Goals

    12/6/2019 10:04:44 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Another day in paradise. Bought 4 new a tv tires, then had to go to harbour freight to get tools to remove old tires from rims. Put new tires on rims when for a ride. The 19 year old tires were slicks, the new tires gave 4 wheeler awesome traction that felt like a power boost, yeeeeeeehaaaaaaaaaa... Read more

  • Friday!

    12/6/2019 8:32:59 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Grandkids

    12/6/2019 7:08:39 PM, by GEORGE815

    Played with grandson today... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/6/2019 7:08:17 PM, by GEORGE815

    185... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    12/6/2019 7:07:44 PM, by GEORGE815

    Better number this morning... Read more

  • Chicken lasagna

    12/6/2019 6:39:42 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Here's my chicken lasagna. It tastes good. The apartment smells great with the sauce of it. I am going to have leftovers of it.... Read more

  • Here's the chicken

    12/6/2019 6:38:01 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I got my chicken done. I put it into the oven for an hour and it was good. I ate a breast for lunch and put 2 into a lasagna. I am eating the lasagna and it's good. I have 3 more breasts left and I will have those later.... Read more

  • STRESSFUL DAY

    12/6/2019 6:33:52 PM, by CKEYES1

    Everyone in the office called in sick. Yikes!!! 198... Read more

  • Calorie counting

    12/6/2019 4:39:03 PM, by VESPAGIRL1027

    I’ve never done a good job at food tracking/calorie counting. I always fall off the wagon! But I notice that when I keep track of what I am eating, I feel a greater sense of control over my life!!! It’s my boyfriend’s birthday this weekend, and we ordered a big chocolate cake for him! I’m going to... Read more

  • Quote!

    12/6/2019 4:28:46 PM, by DEEBREF52

    My favorite is tomorrow is another day! Its another chance to get it right!!... Read more

  • Attitude adjustment!

    12/6/2019 11:57:26 AM, by MTPGYPSY

    Found out recently that my step son and his wife are divorcing after close to 25 yrs of marriage. Breaks my heart. Love them both so much. I will not take sides in this and I'm trying not to let it affect my eating. I have always been a stress eater.... Read more

  • Needing advice on something

    12/6/2019 10:07:21 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I am thinking about putting some boneless skinless chicken breasts into the oven. About 6 to 8 of them. I was thinking of putting them into a 350 degrees but not sure for how long to have them in there for. Should I have them in there for an hour or longer? I haven't done chicken this way. The whole... 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

  • Weather

    12/6/2019 12:14:21 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was a nice day, but might receive some rain this weekend. It is 59 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • 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

  • Shopping Done Early

    12/5/2019 7:58:23 PM, by BLHEALTH

    We had a beautiful day for shopping. The weather outside was delightful! I really like it when we get our shopping done early. Now i have plenty time left for my hobbies One of them is sewing. This is a quilt I made for the boys when they were young. It's called a "Bowtie" quilt. .... Read more

  • Weather

    12/5/2019 7:50:07 PM, by GEORGE815

    Walking in the light rain... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/5/2019 7:49:45 PM, by GEORGE815

    4... Read more

  • Water

    12/5/2019 7:49:10 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    12/5/2019 6:46:24 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Cool morning then warming to 60s. Walked.... Read more

  • Children

    12/5/2019 5:25:32 PM, by CKEYES1

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  • Exercise!

    12/5/2019 4:58:02 PM, by DEEBREF52

    That is the healthy habit i have the most trouble with! And eating vegetables!... Read more

  • The Perfect Morning Workout

    12/5/2019 11:08:06 AM, by FASHIONROADKILL

    I am doing a rotation of cardio, strength training, weights, and all that good stuff, but this week I have found the PERFECT morning routine for myself to add to the other things. I am doing the Walk This Way Challenge here on SP, but there is so much snow outside and our special needs son is ... 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

  • Waist Beads Dont Lie

    12/5/2019 8:44:40 AM, by I2BZ2W8

    Years ago I learned of the African tradition of women wearing waist beads for femininity, fertility, sensuality, and spiritual well-being or to show their weight based on the size of the bead strand. The colors of the beads have many meanings as well. They are not to be seen in public like you see... Read more

  • Me again.

    12/5/2019 8:43:59 AM, by MTPGYPSY

    Well, here I am once again - starting over. Goodness will I ever reach my goal? Hopefully this time. I really need to find some motivation.... Read more

  • Lisa and her Mom

    12/5/2019 8:03:45 AM, by AOKDIET21

    Enjoyed celebrating Lisa’s Mom Birthday 🎁 ... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/5/2019 1:42:15 AM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Have a great day! ... Read more

  • Weather

    12/5/2019 12:16:21 AM, by ZRIE014

    It rained today and was in the low 60s. It is 59 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    12/4/2019 10:16:48 PM, by GEORGE815

    Number off a bit. Should be better tomorrow.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/4/2019 10:15:44 PM, by GEORGE815

    386... Read more