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  • Being Grateful - Family Time

    2/18/2020 11:07:10 PM, by XYRYRA

    I am grateful for weekly family dinners. It is something that seems so simple. But requires a sacrifice of our most valuable commodity, time. The weekly sacrifice of this highly valued commodity, by each of us to make this weekly family time happen has become a priceless investment in allowing for s... Read more

  • rental property

    2/18/2020 10:08:29 PM, by MNABOY

    Had a call this morning from the Animal Shelter wanting to know if I was renting a house and who was renting it. Seems they were moving out and left a litter of puppies of which three had died from exposure. They had made no mention of leaving other than the male wanted off the lease. Have two house... Read more

  • Doing Better

    2/18/2020 9:32:08 PM, by LPEDERSON5796

    I am finally feeling better. The medication has definitely helped. I am also looking at my diet. It has really been low in Iron, so I'm sure that has contributed to the situation. I am going to make some adjustments and make sure I eat a better-balanced diet. When Larry was living, we ate a lot... Read more

  • I have been wanting pancakes so I went looking...

    2/18/2020 8:09:02 PM, by CTUPTON
    ancakes/rcp-20049839 I will try to get graphics...... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    2/18/2020 8:04:04 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I Honor My True Self." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/18/2020 8:02:43 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Walked, stretching, resistance tubes. Rain, rain, rain.... Read more

  • Proverb 6:1

    2/18/2020 7:26:46 PM, by KHALIA2

    Proverb 6:1 These six things doth the Lord hate; yea seven are an abomination to unto Him,A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked inmaginations,feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speketh lies, and he that soweth dis... Read more

  • Strawberry Park Hot Springs - 2-18-20

    2/18/2020 4:26:35 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    The window in my computer room looks out toward Strawberry Park. If I travel about 7 miles through the park, I arrive at the Strawberry Park Hot Springs: The 140-degree hot springs water flows from the Earth and into a series of rock-hemmed pools beside a small creek. The stream co... Read more

  • Day 49: Chicken Soup (recipe)

    2/18/2020 4:14:09 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "You have to see every potential roadblock as an opportunity and a benefit." (Suze Orman) Hello, my lovely friends! As the snow continues to fall every other day here I’m surprised I haven’t come down with something, but it seems like my mom is have some sniffles. I thought I would m... Read more

  • P.T. Eval and waiting for a new schedule..

    2/18/2020 3:47:53 PM, by PICKIE98

    This morning Casey put me through the ropes to see if or how much I Progressed in four weeks. My balance is a VERY big issue due to my neuropathy, but I walked six minutes with only one rest stop for one minute. My initial six-minute walk was with six stops. My Babinski test never goes well... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 352 - Add To Your Life

    2/18/2020 3:42:43 PM, by NANCY-

    ✨ Highlight - "Self-discipline is actually less about what we have to do without and is more focused on specific, empowering qualities we are enhancing." I always viewed self-discipline as a negative, but it isn't. Indeed it can be empowering to care for oneself. I plan my weekly menu so... Read more

  • Recommittment

    2/18/2020 2:33:04 PM, by BEAGLEGIRL79

    Today is the day I am recommitting to eating better again. It seems like this is a constant theme here but I think it is going to be a constant theme in my life. Recovery from surgery has taken a priority and my eating habits have slid. I stopped logging my food and starting eating anything I wanted... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/18/2020 1:44:18 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a mild and slightly windy day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. the weekend was good. i am looking forward to the rest of the week. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more


    2/18/2020 1:00:04 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all doing ok funeral home arrangements done for my mom feeling better about that next saturday at 1:00 pm enjoy your day please keep us in your prayers love and blessings to all of you 247 304 247 247... Read more

  • Waiting

    2/18/2020 12:31:16 PM, by NEWROSE

    I finally got through my annual physical. I don't know the blood test results yet but my weight was down almost 7 pounds from last year. Since my goal is to lose another 13 before we go on our cruise, I was enjoying the prospect of surprising my doctor at our next physical. I have done some end o... Read more

  • 1 The truth

    2/18/2020 11:37:34 AM, by RODISCIPLE

    I am writing this blog hopefully daily, for me. If anyone else reads it and gets something helpful or useful out of it that is great, but once again I am the one that has to pay for the way I have made myself. It will hopefully be a reminder to me of how, and got the way I am. I am a nearly 60 year... Read more

  • Your World

    2/18/2020 10:36:55 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind.” ~ Earl Nightingale... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    2/18/2020 10:10:13 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Daily Rambling

    2/18/2020 9:49:18 AM, by LITTLEBEACONS20

    On January 8, I started on WW. I like the program but I don't know how to connect with people like I do on here. I'm committed to WW until July and will still log in and record but unlike Spark People, it doesn't count calories, carbohydrates, etc. which I need to be careful about because I'm diab... Read more

  • Reason behind weight loss goal:

    2/18/2020 9:19:56 AM, by JUJUMATT

    What is my reason? The one that is buried so deep that I don’t even truly grasp it. I’ve spent days thinking on this challenge and many things came to mind, but they all seemed to be a small reason behind the bigger one. Like I want to be healthier, but why? For years being healthy was on the bac... Read more

  • Link: Don't Criticise Someone Else’s Joy

    2/18/2020 8:14:42 AM, by -POOKIE-
    ize-other-peoples-joy/ It's a bit sweary, but it's worth the read. I have seen a few really obnoxious (same sad little man most of the time) commentators on the community feed, moaning how they wish people didn't post cat pictures/family pictures/good wi... Read more

  • Another day and another workout in

    2/18/2020 7:10:31 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    I am chugging along. I woke up with my 5:30am alarm. I am proud of myself. I did ok in the gym and I will do better tomorrow!!!... Read more

  • Lovely walk

    2/18/2020 5:48:43 AM, by FIT2BETHIN

    This was my walk yesterday at camp. I walked 2 miles total and it really cleared my head. Gonna hit the pool today and chill-lax (after my morning walk). Hope you all have a Sparklin day!... Read more

  • Romeo Day cancelled

    2/18/2020 5:36:29 AM, by DWROBERGE

    We decided to cancel our retired old men's group lunch one of the member's wives is in hospice and decided it would be better to visit her as she is in a place where they will try to make her as comfortable as possible during this final time on earth. Keeping focused for more successes. Praying fo... Read more

  • Start Every Day Prepared to Share!

    2/18/2020 5:20:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    How often do you share your story of health with others? Believe it or not, you could help someone on their journey to health and wholeness. One of the best ways to keep your story fresh and important in your heart and mind is to teach it to others. Take time and repeat important lessons to yo... Read more

  • Somethin' New---Book Nooks

    2/17/2020 11:27:58 PM, by CTUPTON
    yPVSLhqcWPRsVB8P4... Read more

  • Finished a will today

    2/17/2020 10:47:23 PM, by MNABOY

    One of my 4th grade teachers goes to the same church I attend and I have written her will and about 4 revisions over the last 5 years. Today she signed a new will. At 98 she is out living many of her beneficiaries and having out lived her sister and not having any children her generosity is directed... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/17/2020 7:31:14 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Stretching, two one mile walks. Mild cloudy day 60s, pleasantly welcomed.... Read more

  • Been working with my sciatic problem

    2/17/2020 7:03:25 PM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good evening - I have not been going to the gym. But doing some yoga moves and really working on resting my hip and leg. My son has sciatic problems which he says is unbearable at times. I experienced times where you cannot even think clearly with the pain. I will not take Rx pain killers - docto... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 351 - Lessons Learned

    2/17/2020 5:36:59 PM, by NANCY-

    ✨ Highlight - Sis and I went to the supermarket today and I got to see what I used to be like and how far I have come. I saw some of my old habits in her. Tried to set a good example. Offered to split a a wrap, she declined saying it wasn't enough for her. Oh well. Half was enough for me. 🎁 Grat... Read more

  • Day 2

    2/17/2020 5:05:57 PM, by LORNAANN

    Today has been a great day 2. Dispite the fact that hubby wanted to go out to eat I am doing very well. I am refusing to eat at fast food places and when we did go out I made great choices. I hope it continues to be this easy to make good choices. Trying not to stress eat, first radiation treatment ... Read more

  • Presidents Day activity

    2/17/2020 5:04:40 PM, by DWROBERGE

    We were up early to pick up needed supplies for outside chores and food. We are now resting after working outside in the flower beds. Keeping focused for more successes. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. Thanks to all for the encouraging comments. Hope all are enjoying a great holid... Read more

  • Buca Di Beppo

    2/17/2020 4:50:53 PM, by NEWROSE

    I got invited to my great nephew's birthday party. It was to be at Buca Di Beppo. Just what I need! I was beginning to see progress in my eating habits. I often hit the right ratios without plotting it all out in advance. My problem with Buca is the giant plates of food which you can't really meas... Read more

  • Just do it😲

    2/17/2020 4:37:21 PM, by ROXANNE1325

    Will go to the gym after work... Read more

  • Jermiah 25:32

    2/17/2020 3:53:29 PM, by KHALIA2

    JERIMIAH 25:32 Look, this is what the Lord Almighty says: Look Disaster is spreading from nation to nation!... Read more

  • Feeling the burn

    2/17/2020 3:42:22 PM, by LADYMOONFIRE85

    So today i worked on back muscles by doing some rowing and lateral pulls. My arms are really feeling the burn. My lateral pulls were 85lb and i havent worked out in over 3 years. Proud of myself... Read more

  • Breaking Trail - 2-17-20

    2/17/2020 2:42:11 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    Noah Wetzel was breaking trail up on Rabbit Ears Pass: I think we got 6 inches of additional snow last night - enough that DD had to remind me how happy the fish will be come summer. Today is her birthday. I can't tell you her age because then it would be difficult to explain mine.... Read more

  • Great doctor visit!

    2/17/2020 2:19:06 PM, by PICKIE98

    LDL 90 TRIS 242 A1C 6.1 FBS 117 BP 124/80 My liver profile, protein, kidney function, iron and Vit D are perfect. He also took me off the Plavix, agreed with me about taking my Cardizem at night instead of morning. I was reading a medical journal of a clinical study o... Read more


    2/17/2020 1:34:07 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok went to gym then went for my physical then went to nursing home got moms pictures so that is last of nursing home next saturday will bury so we are trying to get our emotions together all please keep us in your prayers love and blessings to all of you 247 304 247... Read more

  • Fun in 2020

    2/17/2020 12:49:08 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Desire

    2/17/2020 10:56:06 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “The key that unlocks energy is ‘Desire’. It’s also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited.” ~ Earl Nightingale... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    2/17/2020 9:39:05 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Good mornimg

    2/17/2020 7:57:54 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    I am feeling so good this morning. I was up at 5:30 this morning and at the gym at 6. I did 30 minutes on the treadmill. My back is still recovering so wanted to do something a little easier. I am just feeling really positive this morning.... Read more

  • Celebrating my Angelina in Heaven

    2/17/2020 7:35:59 AM, by BBONET

    Angelina my special angel in heaven! Today I honor and remember my Angelina that is celebrating her 29th birthday in heaven. February 17th is a bittersweet day remembering you and wishing you were here with us. Your two brothers talk about you so lovingly even though they never got... Read more

  • Worried

    2/17/2020 6:47:46 AM, by FIT2BETHIN

    My goal for Feb is to maintain my current weight while on vaca. I'm getting worried. I use my Samsung health app which monitors my activity and calculates my weight management after I input my food intake. I have been over goal 3 out of 5 days. My activity has not been great. I am finding th... Read more

  • Start Every Day Ready to Learn!

    2/17/2020 5:25:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    Get up every day with the mindset "I'm going to learn what I need to know for today!" Just having that mindset can make a big difference. This is what I do in my classroom and in my life for successful learning: 1. Begin class with a mindful minute. Don't just dive in, give 1-2 minutes to h... Read more

  • Day 48: Life is Beautiful (quotes)

    2/17/2020 2:13:23 AM, by DIVAGLOW

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  • Don't miss meetings!

    2/16/2020 10:08:39 PM, by MNABOY

    Still aggravated by coughing I didn't go to choir practice. The director texted a cure for flu/colds and asked if I would sing a solo in one of the Easter songs. I love singing in a choir but have no allusions I am a soloist. I did sing one in the Christmas Concert at the college which was the first... Read more

  • A New Me

    2/16/2020 9:12:19 PM, by LADYMOONFIRE85

    I have decided its time to take this year and do a total takeover myself. I am wanting to lose weight and get healthier. Which will also help my mental health and other aspects of my life. I use to but then I would allow others to discourage me and this time I can't allow that. If I do i might not b... Read more

  • Contemplating

    2/16/2020 8:48:21 PM, by TLASTON

    Feeling gross lately. Reassessing my health. Thinking of jumping back on the Spark band wagon again.... Read more

  • Tomorrow's Weigh-in is gonna be bad....

    2/16/2020 6:33:21 PM, by GEEKGIRL67

    Between Valentine's Day, "Horrorific" Valentine's Day (I refuse to call it Galentine's Day), & today's Dessert Fest. I am in trouble. BUT, the Dessert Fest was planned all the way back in November. And, I only ate like 10% of what you see in the picture. I had a appointment with my new Primary ... 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 Read more

  • Sunny Sunday

    2/16/2020 1:30:07 PM, by PICKIE98

    We have actual sunshine today! It is not as cold (20's), but the sun is shining and it is not snowing! Tomorrow is my follow-up appointment with my GP about my Aricept use. I do not see any improvement in my memory, but it has only been two weeks. I did notice that even though I am not sleepin... Read more

  • A New Start

    2/16/2020 12:34:05 PM, by LORNAANN

    Wow, it's been almost 3 years since my last blog entry. At the time my husband was battling cancer and I was working full time and also caring for him. Things have certainly changed since then. Later that year the cancer drugs caused heart failure ad I was told to plan his funeral. Thankfully he is ... Read more

  • Happy New Year: 2020: Reflection

    2/16/2020 12:30:21 PM, by HEALTHYHEARTZ

    I can't believe we are already nearing the end of February. Time seems to have a way of speeding by when you are in your late 40's. :) Oh, how I wish it would just slow down a tad. LOL. I can't believe another year is already pushing us through to another holiday season- which, by the way, is o... Read more

  • Spotting Eagles - 2-16-20

    2/16/2020 11:16:05 AM, by KOFFEENUT

    Our "eagle"-eyed local photographers are great at finding wildlife, including these eagles perched near the Elk River: Kevin Dietrich caught these two, and indicated they were a mating pair. Not sure who is the male vs. female or how you'd even know! Jeff Welton found this eag... Read more


    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

  • As ye sow so shall ye reap

    2/16/2020 10:46:21 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become reality.” ~ Earl Nightingale... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    2/16/2020 9:36:58 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Matt. 7; 1-2

    2/16/2020 9:17:27 AM, by KHALIA2

    Matt. 7:1 -2 Do not judge or you too will be judged. For in the same way you will be judged, and with the same measure you use,it will be measured to you!... 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

  • Daily Highlight 350 - Family Day is Monday in Canada

    2/16/2020 8:28:51 AM, by NANCY-

    ✨ Highlight - I have been blessed with great family and friends (adopted family). Sundays used to be a day of rest spent with family and friends. Perhaps the U.S. should follow Canada's lead and focus on family. This weekend has been a lovely time spent with my family. Wishing my friends to the nort... Read more

  • Daily Visualization

    2/16/2020 5:58:00 AM, by JUJUMATT

    Daily Visualization Today, imagine that you decline someone who offers you a tempting treat because you know it won't fit into your food budget for the day. What do you say? How do you remain firm? How does it feel to know that you are in control of what you eat? Think about this scenario the n... 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

  • Day 47: A Soft Spot

    2/16/2020 4:20:45 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset. When you wake up, take a second to think about what a privilege it is to simply be alive and healthy. The moment you start acting like life is a blessing, I assure you it will start to feel like one. Time spent appreciating is time worth living... Read more

  • wife started it but can not quit it.

    2/15/2020 10:55:18 PM, by MNABOY

    Wife had been coughing for several days before we spent 8 hours in the car going to visit our son. The next morning I was hacking too. We both went to the doctor Tuesday and we both have been a little more active but her cough is as bad as it has been. I hope she gets better soon!... Read more

  • 2020 Goals

    2/15/2020 9:51:29 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Up at 430. Stretching, walked and yard work. Every time I sat down I was near asleep. Rough week with insomnia . Tomorrow is a new day.... Read more

  • Exodus 11;1

    2/15/2020 7:02:00 PM, by KHALIA2

    Exodus 11:1 Now the Lord He had said to Moses, I will bring one more plague on Pharaoh and on Egypt,after that He will let you go from here!... Read more

  • Day 46: Day Off

    2/15/2020 5:37:32 PM, by DIVAGLOW

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  • Daily Highlight 349 - Valentine Breakfast

    2/15/2020 4:53:27 PM, by NANCY-

    ✨ Highlight - Breakfast out with the Grands and our eldest son was the best highlight of the day. The second best was seeing the pair of birds of prey sunning themselves in the cold winter morning.Sorry it was the best pic I could get without disturbing them. 🎁 Grateful - Spending time out ... 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 Read more

  • Today

    2/15/2020 3:02:37 PM, by ROXANNE1325

    The sun is shining off work early it's a beautiful day today happy Saturday... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/15/2020 2:17:43 PM, by PICKIE98

    Listening to Paul Greene, Pavoratti`, Jeff Buckley, Luther Vandross, Harry Styles, Nine Inch Nails..... Read more

  • No Parking - 2-15-20

    2/15/2020 1:09:52 PM, by KOFFEENUT

    I love Jeff Welton's photo of the More barn, where the "No Parking" sign is almost completely covered with snow.... The snow is pillowy, and we're expecting another 6 to 12 inches from the storm that is rolling in tonight. Locals are outside enjoying the brief blue sky!... Read more

  • Decent or Bad Day? Which one?

    2/15/2020 11:42:21 AM, by JUJUMATT

    It was my birthday yesterday and I ate supper out, but instead of going for broiled food I ate some fried fish, but my blood sugar was extremely low and I did not go over on my calories because of the way I ate during the day. Not sure which way to feel about the overall day. Was it a decent d... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    2/15/2020 11:33:58 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Good Workout Day

    2/15/2020 10:49:16 AM, by JADETIGER7

    I did a Walk At Home Workout by Leslie Samsone and toning exercises I found on Pinterest. I really feel better now. I'd like to lose ten pounds by my birthday next month if it all works out.👍 I give God all the glory. He's provided a way for me to workout even in a small space. I'm very humbly gr... Read more


    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

  • Attitude - A-gain

    2/15/2020 9:15:57 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Our attitude towards life determines life’s attitude towards us.” Earl Nightingale... Read more

  • Psalm 8:1

    2/15/2020 8:43:01 AM, by KHALIA2

    Psalm 8:1 For the director of music, According to the gittish a Psalm of David!!!!... 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

  • Confessions of a stress eater

    2/15/2020 5:25:12 AM, by FIT2BETHIN

    Day 3 of our glamping vacation thwarted all my resolve to maintain my current weight on vacation. It was the third day of plumbing issues in the kitchen. The faucet wasn't working despit, multiple attempts to repair by DH. We ultimately had to call a mobile service man to replace the faucet... 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

  • Valentines dinner

    2/15/2020 12:56:13 AM, by MNABOY

    Finally did the right choice! Steamed crawfish with potatos, corn and sausage, at a restaurant! Happy Valentines Day!... Read more

  • Panniculectomy Update - 2 Weeks Post Op

    2/14/2020 8:52:10 PM, by BEAGLEGIRL79

    This photo comparison make me so glad I did my surgery. The recovery time was so worth these results and I am only two weeks post op and I have a lot of swelling still. The first photo was taken right before Christmas and the second was taken today. So very happy!!! Although my hair looked fabulous ... 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

  • 2020 Goals

    2/14/2020 7:48:20 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    20s with windchill of 10. Walked anyways. 2 pair sweat pants, 2 sweat shirts, undershirt, wool socks, wool cap, baseball cap over with insulated knit cap on top with a vest, two pair of black jersey gloves inside leather mid arm mushers mitten (from stay in alaska). Should have put lotion on chee... 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


    2/14/2020 5:48:48 PM, by SPARKER36

    Today I met with my doctor to go over the results of my blood work. First, my A1c is 6.2 and my cholesterol levels are still a little high. But overall, we are pleased with my progress and will take my blood again in 6 months. I explained to her that the pounds are not coming off the way I think ... Read more

  • Attitude

    2/14/2020 4:38:24 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Our attitude towards life determines life’s attitude towards us.” ~ Earl Nightingale... Read more

  • Proverbs 22: 1

    2/14/2020 3:51:16 PM, by KHALIA2

    Proverbs 22:1 A good name is more desirable than great riches!... 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 meal on Saturday

    2/14/2020 2:48:51 PM, by SUFAITH

    I slept all day yesterday but for nutrition I only had protein shakes. Now I lost 5 pounds. Yay! This month for Valentine's day we are going to the farmer's market for some fresh meat and we will celebrate together as a family. I will be sure to have mostly veges and salad! This is exciting!... Read more

  • Chilly Friday

    2/14/2020 2:28:31 PM, by PICKIE98

    It is beginning to get a little chilly here in Michigan:12 degrees before wind chill. I had so many clothes on this morning to run errands that I was sure that my clothes would spew out if I unzipped the zipper on my jacket! I need somebody to come in my yard and make the snow angels I am no ... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 348 - Share the Love

    2/14/2020 1:33:48 PM, by NANCY-

    ✨ Highlight - I was about to tell my son that he needed to be using the back door, then I saw this .... It is the biggest card I have ever received given with a loving heart. My heart melted and I decided he could use whatever door he wanted. Wishing you all a lovely Valentines Day. Just kn... Read more

  • A Day Off And Better Day

    2/14/2020 12:23:38 PM, by JADETIGER7

    I have three days off from work yay. I'm so glad. It's Valentine's Day and I'm alone but not lonely and I'm single and SO GRATEFUL TO GOD!!!! No worrying about being cheated on. No more half truths and bad stress induced dreams. It's been a year now of being my own person going through ups and dow... Read more

  • Happy Valentine's Day!!!

    2/14/2020 11:32:59 AM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    Happy Valentine's Day!! The sun is shining where I am. It has been a week of gloom with rain, cold, and clouds. So Today I really welcome the sun and the fact it is Valentine's Day just makes it better! Diet wise, I am still hovering. My weight is just stubborn. It will not give in. My ... Read more

  • Love Snow? - 2-14-20

    2/14/2020 11:21:51 AM, by KOFFEENUT

    Then you'll enjoy this photo highlighting what fences in our county look like right now: It is not unusual for us to have "three-wire winters", where the snow is so deep it comes up to the third strand of barbed-wire on a fence. Losing the fence entirely is a little less common! DH ... Read more

  • Out of my comfort zone & 💗ing it

    2/14/2020 10:12:05 AM, by XYRYRA

    It has been a little over 2 years since I went to a cycling class. I forgot how much that it pushes me to my limits, and afterwards I am able to enjoy the sweet victory of success (while gasping for breath). 😆 I can't wait to do it again. 👍😁keep smiling😁... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    2/14/2020 10:08:50 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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