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  • Ever have an EMBARRASSING family member?

    9/15/2019 10:30:28 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    …..There are NO words to describe how much my seemingly attention-seeking sister Embarrassed me today at a gathering with acquaintances in a public setting at the movies and restaurant... Backstory..... I set up an event with a meetup group that I belong to.... to go to the... Read more

  • Sunday...

    9/15/2019 9:50:02 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS DOING SOME BETTER MY ALLERGIES ARE SO BAD WOW WE BEEN MARRIED 52 YEARS TODAY

    9/15/2019 10:52:28 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok feeling some better got to get back to my routine my allergies sit me down do you all suffer with allergies going for my physical in the morning my numbers looking better with my cholestrol but my potassium and vitamin d is low maybe why i am so tired he will tell ... Read more

  • Saturday!!

    9/14/2019 11:39:26 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day! I cleaned up, cooked, and then went to hang out with friends... Now it's bedtime 😁 TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS STILL CLEANING OUT STUFF TO MAKE ROOM FOR MY SON

    9/14/2019 10:18:44 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well no gym today still cleaning and going to the dump enjoy your day love to all of and many blessings i still feel low no energy thank you all for your prayers 247 304 593 593 386 381... Read more

  • Couch Exercise is better than no exercise :-)

    9/14/2019 12:15:39 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Movement..……….. in any form is better than no movement 224 I created a habit of 1st thing in the a.m. = Since 8/18/19 I go to the park to exercise Faithfully.. but..... 38 what happens when I get home 38 and/or ….38 what happens if one is Unable to get up and mo... Read more

  • Friday!!

    9/13/2019 11:03:27 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Glad this week is done!! Need to get better organized for the next week..new job...new schedule... Will be cleaning tomorrow...then dinner with friends... Sunday will be a "rest/planning" day! Hope you had a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS NOT MY BEST TODAY STAYED IN

    9/13/2019 7:26:18 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok stayed in today not doing me best today trying to rest hope all are doing well love to all of you 247 593 247 386 304 593 386 593... Read more

  • 9/13/19 Back from Blind Date = Friendship

    9/13/2019 2:18:59 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    09/13/19 = Back from the blind date with a potential friend from this morning at 8:30 am. * He arrived early prior to me arriving at the restaurant which was nice. I was on time. * He did have trouble physically communicating verbally... due to a disability. so I asked him to Te... Read more

  • Blind date scheduled = Friends ONLY***

    9/12/2019 9:21:52 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    yep a blind date tomorrow to meet a potential friend. ... Read more

  • 09/14/19 Saturday plans.... yeh!!!!! :)

    9/12/2019 3:26:12 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Saturday plans.... yeh!!!!! :) I set up a meetup group event to attend a movie called: HUSTLERS (a true story starring Jennifer lopez and Cardi B) and then afterwards we are going to a Jamaican restaurant, yeh!!! A fun-filled day, yahoo!!!!... Read more

  • Week 2 Weigh in Sept 8th 2019

    9/12/2019 2:34:12 PM, by SHERMA25

    Start weight 25 Aug 2019 206.8lbs. Current. 8 Sept. 2019. 201.8lbs pounds lost: 5lbs Start measurements 25 August 2019. Current Measurements 8 September 2019 BREAST 40" BREAST: 38 1/2".... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS BLOOD WORK TODAY NO GYM

    9/12/2019 11:05:27 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym had blood work this morning hope my a1c are still coming down me and hubby got allergies problems feel like summer head cold we blowing and coughing what are you all doing today let me know enjoy your day i am going to lay down love and blessings to all of y... Read more

  • I was going to stop this, this morning.

    9/12/2019 8:07:37 AM, by ESTEPHEN

    I signed on this morning with the intention of closing this account. The more I looked around, the more I thought that maybe I should stay. I haven't reached my weight goals so why close the account. I see one thing that I have to do if I want to make change is to show up. First I have to show ... Read more

  • Wednesday!

    9/11/2019 11:23:37 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day!! TTYL... Read more

  • 7 minute Leg Workout.... if interested

    9/11/2019 7:18:42 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Hi everyone, In case anyone is interested...……………… Slim Legs Workout (7 Minutes)…. Click on the link below: 4,491,262 views https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=Zdipw3KLlo4 ... Read more

  • 9/11/19 = 2nd half-mile run completed!!! lost 3.8 lbs

    9/11/2019 12:11:58 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Sept. 11, 2019 9/04: 258.4 = *** 1st weigh-in SP DDT Team 9/11: 254.6 = Lost 3.8 lbs. since 9/4/19 (after my run today wt. is: 254.4 yeh!) lost 2 more oz. after my run today 9/11/19 lol 128 7:06am = Time to go running at the park, goal = half a mile non-stop! I was ... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS GROCERY SHOPPING TODAY WE GOT ALL KIND OF FOOD AT HOME

    9/11/2019 11:25:23 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well wasnt feeling to good this morning i went on then to grocery store we had plenty food and son brought all his we are snacked out i fixed shaghetti and garlic bread so him and hubby got plenty of food and snacks i cant eat any of it but he doing lot better i am st... Read more

  • September 11, 2001 is a day that the world will always remember.

    9/11/2019 9:39:14 AM, by SUNSET09

    At 8:45 a.m. on September 11, 2001, an American Airlines Boeing 767, Flight 11, collided into the World Trade Center’s north tower in New York City immediately killing hundreds of people and trapping hundreds more in the 110-story skyscraper. Only 18 minutes later, a second Boeing 767, United ... Read more

  • Tuesday..

    9/10/2019 11:29:58 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Long and busy day!! Worked out before work...busy at work...long commute home due to traffic delays...meeting...just got home...time for bed!! Hope you had a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • Even if you lost 1/2 a lb. per week, remember this:

    9/10/2019 11:47:08 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Even if you lost 1/2 a lb. per week, remember this: Keep your eye on the Prize.. a healthier life :) ... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS SON SAFE AT HOME HE LOOKING BETTER ALREADY

    9/10/2019 11:22:52 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout i needed that workout i am feeling pretty good after all of this came back home washed then we went to the dump now we looking good in the house everything happens for a reason so i told my son Lord dont let you get away with being hard and mean t... Read more

  • 5 - Minute Arm exercises

    9/10/2019 9:02:13 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    I am do some Strength Training ARM EXERCISES with hand weights. while watching TV :-) click on this link if you have 5 min = https://www.youtube.com/watch?
    v=4lvwAEKGsMQ 5 minute arm workout- get long, lean, toned arms ... Read more

  • Exercise Options during inclement weather

    9/10/2019 8:20:05 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Hi everyone, If you are like me... I loveeee going outside to the park to walk and run and do pushups leaning on a bench, squats, etc... I don't care about my Big size: I am determined to GET MY FITNESS ON! 244 38 3838 But what happens when winter co... Read more

  • Monday!!

    9/9/2019 10:51:08 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    First day at the new job went very well... Now I am sleepy and in bed, LOL! Hope you had a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • 9/9/19 = ran a half mile "nonstop" at age 63, yeh!!!!!

    9/9/2019 5:14:30 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Hi everyone! I reached my 1st 244 354 I am sooooooooo PROUD! 590 224 26 This is what I did: Hopefully it will inspire someone, hugssss I did :-) I Planned out my Goals :-) Warm-up was: 311 walking for several weeks Then: walking 311 and Jogging... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS HAD GREAT WORKOUT SON SETTLED BACK IN HIS ROOM

    9/9/2019 11:07:08 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning son back settled in his room this domestic violence aint no joke his wife let her son abuse are son you know he had brain tumor surgery three years ago he handicap now and my son raised them all these years when he was healthy but the... Read more

  • Sunday...

    9/8/2019 10:38:39 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Start my new job tomorrow...in the bed now! I hope to.get a workout in before work!! Hope you had a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS SON BACK IN HIS ROOM ME AND HUBBY RELIEF

    9/8/2019 9:06:52 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok yep son back in his room thank the Lord domestic violence is no joke he got tired up with his wife kids her son took over the house and she dont care you can do anything with hood rats sorry no education just dont care he dont work have three kids just onw big mess... Read more

  • Got HOOKED on Exercise + didn't even realize it!

    9/8/2019 2:49:33 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Got HOOKED on Exercise + didn't even realize it! you really hated and I mean hated exercise for you believed it was more natural to sit and watch tv and ever since 08/18/19 when you actually got brave and LEFT the house to go to a park and started to walk/jog with others at the park wh... Read more

  • Smart Goals for the BLC41

    9/8/2019 1:55:02 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Specific = Zone in & be consistent on my food intake.. already mastered daily exercise. Measurable = Track my food intake daily for it is my "biggest" challenge Attainable = I can "improve" on my food intake and "believe" I can achieve it! Realistic = At a minimum I will eat a salad or... Read more

  • Saturday!!

    9/7/2019 9:31:15 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day!! I had a meeting and ran some errands...tomorrow I will be getting ready for my 1st day at my new job on Monday... TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS SON FINALLY CAME HOME DOMESTIC VIOLENT SITUATION

    9/7/2019 10:35:59 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning Lord answers my prayers for him to leave that situation his stepson no job dont want to work his wife dont say anything glad he away from the situation long story just pray for all of us things going to get better for him all his mone... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS FRIDAY WORKOUT I DID PRETTY GOOD STILL LITTLE TIRED

    9/6/2019 11:16:09 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkes hope all are doing ok had ok workout still little tired bsl better was 95 this morning not 55 so my reduction of units working so what are you all doing today let me know i am going to watch movie and take a nap please pray for the hurricane and boat fire people just so much keep all in ... Read more

  • Friday...

    9/6/2019 10:37:00 AM, by SPARKLE1908

    My last day of work...I'll miss some of the people but that is what they make phones for...LOL I start my new job on Monday so no "break" for me...just the weekend...gotta few things to take care of but looking forward to my new opportunity!!! Hope you have a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • Lets MOVE together, yeh!!!!!

    9/5/2019 5:40:21 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    215 Today's Update: 09/05/19 My goal today is to drink lotssssssssssssssss of plain cold water 354 311 7:30am = walked 4 laps WALKING around the park = 1 hour 128 (my dogs are my companions.. walked 2 laps with me and rested in the car with windows Open taking in the coo... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS GOOD WORKOUT THIS MORNING BSL DOING BETTER

    9/5/2019 11:26:39 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had ok workout please pray for The Bahamas and all effected by Hurrican Dorian so sad so much destruction lives are shattered please pray for all love and blessings to all of you please keep praying 247 248 304 593 386 381 220... Read more

  • 09/05/19 Day 1 of the BLC on the SP DDT team

    9/5/2019 2:17:56 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    249 09/05/19= Thursday morning 12:15am Watching TV, relatively calm as l begin this BLC today. As an inspiration l am watching " One Ton Family " on TV before l drift off to sleep soon as it is late this evening... Even though technically it is Thursday morning already. ... Read more

  • Found the ODOR in my refigerator .... ugh!

    9/4/2019 10:23:11 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Found the ODOR in my refigerator .... ugh! YEP I opened up my refrigerator and there was a SMELL... yucky smell!!! FIRST STEP: I know it sounds ridiculous but.... I sprayed the INSIDE of my refrigerator with Febreze and closed the door. yep I did it. why? HOPING that w... Read more

  • Park & Vet said NO GRAIN-FREE dogfood!

    9/4/2019 9:25:45 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Vet said: I asked the doctor about GRAIN-FREE dog food. Vet said NOOOOOOO we absolutely do NOT advise NOR ever recommend grain-free dog food EVER at this Banfield Hospital!!! Dr. McDonald explained that Grain-Free dogfood has been researched and found it to lead to HEART PROBLEMS l... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS HAD TAKE REST DAY TODAY BSL DOING BETTER LITTLE TIRED

    9/4/2019 11:10:55 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well no gym this morning little tired getting my bsl back up so i stayed in today i know when to sit down and takle care will go back in the morning so just relaxing today did all yesterday for my aunt and mom what are you all doing today let me know love and blessing... Read more

  • Hump Day....

    9/4/2019 9:37:20 AM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you have a great day! Gonna be busy today...a couple of meetings and then out to a "farewell" lunch with a couple of my co-workers... TTYL... Read more

  • Steptember

    9/3/2019 9:52:50 PM, by GUTZYNGLAM

    Today's walking workout. I did the 60s power walk twice, so a total of 4 miles. Each video was fun & super upbeat. Will definitely keep this playlist in rotation. ☺️... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS CARE GIVING TODAY

    9/3/2019 1:57:31 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning caregiving today bills grocery meds but i got everything done got my meds my insulin in doughnut hole had to pay 113.00 today for 5 lantus pen so i had to reduce my units so hopefully i want have to spend but just one more 113 until january 2020... Read more

  • I will find small beauties in the World today! I will pause and appreciate this life!

    9/3/2019 1:15:40 PM, by SUNSET09

    Everyday Mantras for Mindfulness 67 376 1.Today I plant the seeds for the life I long to live. 2.I am open and willing to flow with life’s changes. 3.I build a space of calm and clarity all around me. 4.My creativity is precious and unique. 5.One activity at a t... Read more

  • 09/03/19 = Routine Blood tests taken today, yeh!

    9/3/2019 12:32:28 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    09/03/19 Routine Blood tests taken today, yeh! 334 yes I got a blue Band-Aid 224 lol 104 Results will be discussed with my doctor in 2 weeks at an 8:30am appt. 244 ... Read more

  • Tuesday...

    9/3/2019 12:25:43 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Back to the grind...this is my last week here so I am wrapping up a few things...but not working THAT HARD...LOL... Had a nice long weekend...got some rest and did a lot of nothing... Hope you had a great weekend and have a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • why or How to blog .........

    9/3/2019 7:32:52 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    why or How to blog..... 252 NOTE: I am just a regular person who loves it here in this Family Orientated, SAFE and Friendly and welcoming environment called: Sparkpeople.com... I am not an employee nor a professional. Just me 334 38 Someone emailed me asking and another one men... Read more

  • feet pain SOLUTION ... I found a solution, yeh!!!!

    9/2/2019 6:08:25 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Ball of the foot pain solution for me and it may help others :) Update: I added several "callus cushions" soft rings INSIDE my running shoes in the area of the "Balls of the Feet area" (which was hurting and tender) 26 and those lil callus cushions helped my feet tremen... Read more

  • 2019 HAPPY LABORS DAY TO ALL ENJOY YOUR DAY

    9/2/2019 11:10:42 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had great workout this week bsl was better reduced my night dosage was 85 this morning and morning dosage because i have had weightloss and low three days straight so i will get back on track got to do blood work next thursday for my physical on the sepetember 16... Read more

  • September Goals

    9/2/2019 10:07:46 AM, by GUTZYNGLAM

    Just jotting down my goals. Keeping them fairly simple. *Daily quiet time *Move 30 mins a day or 1 mile/day *Up water intake (been really bad with water lately) *Lay off junk/processed foods *Stay motivated/active in Spark teams Looking forward to a great month.... Read more

  • 08/30/19 = feet, WT and BP update....

    9/1/2019 8:07:03 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    08/30/19 = went to see my doctor about my aching feet. She explained it will take time for the body to adjust to movement so abruptly from a sedentary lifestyle to running and walk an hour per day at 6 days per week. She said take some Tylenol or Advil for pain, soak the feet and think about ... Read more

  • Sunday!!

    9/1/2019 7:08:17 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HAPPY SUNDAY SPARKERS

    9/1/2019 11:14:02 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well no gym just chilling hope all enjoy your holiday weekend we doing good we got pretty good health no strokes or cancer and the Lord woke us up and September 15 we will be married 52 years wow time flies enjoy your day with your families love and blessings to all o... Read more

  • Saturday!

    8/31/2019 9:12:38 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day! I did run a couple of errands but it has been pretty low key...and I love it!! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS EVERYTHING DONE NOW I AM ON RELAXATION MODE

    8/31/2019 10:03:26 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning feeling ok bsl little low but back uptime for me to rest so i am in relaxation mode know just chilling came home baked me some chicken pot pies my taste is crazy dont want a lot of food washing our clothes then i really will be restin... Read more

  • feet hurt... going to the doctor today at 4pm 08/30/19

    8/30/2019 3:57:33 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    The ball of my foot near my toes was killing me DAILY, ugh! Today, Friday 08/30/19 = I go to the doctor because my feet hurt. 39 I seriously started jogging/walking 8/18 312 311 1 hr. per day, 6 days per wk and I believe all that banging on the feet from running is causing my feet to ... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS GROCERY SHOPPING FOR MY MOM AND ONE OF MY NEW DRESSES FITTING REAL GOOD

    8/30/2019 11:23:08 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym today grocery shopping for my mom then came homwe tried on one of my new dresses looking a little cute tears came to my eyes long journey size 12 from 5x so so proud of myself my hubby was grining i told him i am doing this years ago so what are you all do... Read more

  • Friday...

    8/30/2019 10:14:25 AM, by SPARKLE1908

    Gonna be a pretty busy day but they normally let us leave early because of the long weekend...traffic was awful this morning...you would have thought people were off and at home at that time of morning but they were out, causing wrecks everywhere...but I made it safely to work...that is the importan... Read more

  • 08/29/19 = Weight Check Update ***

    8/29/2019 2:06:11 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    08/18/19 = Started jogging/walking 1 hr = 6 days per wk, Yes! 08/18/19 = Seriously started eating WHOLE FOODS, yahoo! 08/29/19 = Increased my 20 push-ups to 80 push-ups, Yeh! 08/29/19 = 7am at the park doing 80 pushups leaning on the black bar then jog and walk for 1 hour CONSISTE... Read more

  • Thursday...

    8/29/2019 1:29:04 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope your day is good...I am really looking forward to the 3 day weekend...I have no plans but that is just fine by me! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SP[ARKERS STILL GOING HARD BODY GETTING SMALLER

    8/29/2019 11:19:19 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning then came home fix my mom some cornbread for her soup and mopped my house finally catching up some got to start looking for new den set and new mattress what are you all doing today let me know enjoy your day love to all and all the b... Read more

  • No matter your AGE or your SIZE: A body IN Motion, STAYS in motion*

    8/28/2019 9:58:52 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    We all know that exercise and diet = weight loss yes? Yes! 26 Healthy food intake helps us internally and helps us to lose weight Eat more whole foods 26 Exercise helps us lose the existing fat on our bodies, works the heart muscle, and Tones the body as yo... Read more

  • Day 10 = 08/28/19 wed. = of reaching my 6 wk goals = Week 2

    8/28/2019 5:30:14 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    141Day 10 = 08/28/19 wed. = of reaching my 6 wk goals = Week 2 88 Fabulous @ Age 63 7/31: 258.8 DDT 30-day challenge 8/07: 257.0 8/14: 262.6 = Gained + 5.6 lbs = too much junk food. 8/21: 261.2 8/23: 257.2 = Maybe exercise + whole foods is helping? ... Read more

  • Hump Day....

    8/28/2019 4:54:59 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Been so busy at work...wanted to make sure I got on here before I went home and forget to do it... I am going to look into cutting my red meat intake and focus on fish/grilled chicken...and salads...I think I have gotten burned out on my usual foods...need to change it up Hope you have a g... Read more

  • 2019 GROCERY SHOPPING TODAY DONT HAVE TO BUY A LOT ANYMORE

    8/28/2019 11:17:40 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning then went to grocery store didnt buy whole lot hubby dont eat breakfast anymore just sandwich no grits or bacon bsl was to high so we have peared down all our food feeling better also what are you all doing today let me know i just r... Read more

  • Tuesday

    8/27/2019 2:19:56 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Had a migraine last night so no workout this morning before work....I will do it this evening...we got some much needed rain and a break from the 100 degree temps today...it feels so nice out there...I am looking forward to the fall... Hope you have a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • Day 9 = 08/27/19 Tues. = of reaching my 6 wk goals = Week 2

    8/27/2019 12:16:41 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    141Day 9 = 08/27/19 Tues. = of reaching my 6 wk goals = Week 2 88 Fabulous @ Age 63 7/31: 258.8 DDT 30-day challenge 8/07: 257.0 8/14: 262.6 = Gained + 5.6 lbs = too much junk food. 8/21: 261.2 8/23: 257.2 = Maybe exercise + whole foods is helping? ... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS DAUGHTER BROUGHT ME AND HUBBY BIG CONTAINER OF VEGETABLE SOUP

    8/27/2019 11:17:39 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning she brought us soup for days before i went to gym this morning at 5:30 then she went to work she work at VA clinic then i went on to gym when kool weather comes she make vegetable soup with the hamburger eating some for lunch so good ... Read more

  • Day 8 = 8/26/19 Mon = Exercise/eating Goals MET!

    8/26/2019 6:54:33 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    141Day 8 = 08/26/19 Mon. = of reaching my 6 wk goals = Week 2 88 Fabulous @ Age 63 141 My GOAL = 6 wks to get in further shape for my daughter's wedding :) 248 Starting 08/26/19 these are my strict Achieveable GOALS: 1. Drink ONLY water 248 2. Contin... Read more

  • Goals for 5 wks in preparation for the wedding

    8/26/2019 3:42:06 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Hi everyone 213 My GOALS.... I have 5 weeks to get in further shape for the upcoming wedding of my daughter on 10/05/19 Starting 08/26/19 these are my strict GOALS that I put on myself: 1. Drink ONLY water 2. Continue to do ONE hour of walking and jogging 6 days a... Read more

  • Monday

    8/26/2019 2:43:12 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    I am sooo sleepy...kept waking up last night...not sure why but of course, when I finally fell into some decent sleep, my alarm went off 39 Oh well, at least the day is going fast...I have a meeting this evening so I won't be home until later than normal...hopefully, not that much "later" thou... Read more

  • Shopping for upcoming wedding 08/24/19

    8/26/2019 2:32:35 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    hopping for upcoming wedding... photos are posted below 08/24/19 129 My daughter flew in JUST to take us shopping for her upcoming wedding in October. She LITERALLY paid for EVERYTHING! wow! 215 215 Here are the photos from that day: 08/24/19 Saturday 141 me and my d... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS MOVE IT MONDAY WORKED THE TMX BANDS

    8/26/2019 11:15:34 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning bands are really helping me get stronger and bsl doing good help i have good report next month for my physical what are you all doing today let me know my hard work is paying off blessings and love to each of you 247 248 304 223 5... Read more

  • Sunday

    8/25/2019 11:13:27 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Have a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS GETTING READY FOR NEW WEEK TOTAL WEIGHT LOSS 180 POUNDS

    8/25/2019 10:31:33 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing good just resting today just thinking my total weightloss is 180 pounds from 345 now 185 transformation journey i am ticked to death soooo proud of myself and my determination and having to put myself first thank you all so much for your support my goal is around 140 ... Read more

  • Saturday!

    8/24/2019 11:30:59 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS GYM TODAY DOWN 10 MORE POUNDS

    8/24/2019 10:56:51 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok good workout this morning weighed this morning 10 pounds down my cholestrol meds my weight so i really needed the meds so what are you all doing today let me know my brother in law still doing good my hubby taking 4 more units of insulin telling on his body he more... Read more

  • who flys over JUST for shopping? Can we Talk?

    8/23/2019 1:06:24 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    *************** can we talk? Is it just me? *************** Tomorrow my daughter is flying in to go dress shopping for the mother of the bride and get a tux for her brother, my son. Truth: I do NOT own any formal dresses. I wear pants 100% of the time. but she wants to do this and I ... Read more

  • 08/23/19 Day 6 = 1 hr exercise daily, walking, jogging, repeat.

    8/23/2019 12:27:47 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    08/23/19 Friday = Day # 06 ….. 7am went to the park jogging and walking, took my 2 dogs with me = 1 hour. What I am noticing about my 60+ group... they are not consistent with going to the Park. They missed 3 days this week. strange. I never say anything as people have freedom... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS SLEPT IN TODAY WOKE UP WENT BACK TO SLEEP

    8/23/2019 11:15:29 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym today woke up went back to sleep body needed the rest hope you all having great day what are you all doing today let me know enjoy your day brother in law still doing ok still just so hot here but temps going down the weekend love to all and plate of blessi... Read more

  • Friday!!!

    8/23/2019 11:13:22 AM, by SPARKLE1908

    Short work day today...have to go get my drug test for my new job so that will be my afternoon tasks...hopefully, I can get in there and out before Friday afternoon traffic ramps up!! Hope you have a great day! TTYL ... Read more

  • Day 4 of my NEW life, yeh!!! Soooo happy :-)

    8/22/2019 3:21:14 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    08/22/19 Day 4 of Speed walking, jogging + leisure walking at the Park 224 Nancy Lewis Park 30 CONFESSION: I am 63 & I loveeee the Adrenaline RUSH I get from an elevated heart rate! I even go to the park when no one from my over 60+ meetup group attends due to appoint... Read more

  • Thursday...

    8/22/2019 2:46:01 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    I am soooo ready to go...work has been busier than normal but then again, I will be leaving in 2 weeks to start a new job...a lot of things to wrap up (or try to) before I leave... I have a meeting this afternoon, but for now, lunch...chicken salad sandwich and a side Cesar salad... Hope y... Read more

  • ? Difference between Steel Cut Oats Vs. Rolled Oats for oatmeal???

    8/22/2019 1:09:21 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Left: LESS processed Right: MORE processed 38 What is the difference Difference between Steel Cut Oats Vs. Rolled Oats for oatmeal??? 38 Are Steel Cut Oats Healthier Than Rolled Oats? Answer: I did not know the answer so I looked it up on the internet 334 By Keri Gl... Read more

  • 2019 THANK YOU SPARKERS FOR ALL YOUR PRAYERS BROTHER IN LAW GOING HOME

    8/22/2019 11:15:14 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had good workout this morning thank you all so much for your prayers brother inlaw going home today he sore arm in sling but he doing ok he got pacemaker updated and he got to lose weight he weight 265 to heavy so they going to start him with the life center so hop... Read more

  • 2019 BROTHER IN LAW HEART SURGERY WENT WELL

    8/21/2019 2:00:01 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning brother in law had heart surgery he got pace maker hope this procedure have him feeling better what are you all doing today hubby staying with him tonight because his wife had hip surgery had her stiches out today left hospital then went by my m... Read more

  • Hump Day!

    8/21/2019 1:43:44 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you have a great day!!! A bit sleepy today...had a late night with deployment (work) so got to bed later than normal...will probably take a quick nap when I get home.... TTYL... Read more

  • imagine yourself 6 months from now

    8/21/2019 1:39:31 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

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  • UPDATE: STILL Alive after 3 days............ lawrdy

    8/20/2019 5:58:18 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    I am still alive after 3 days... lawrdy Hi everyone, I have been MAJORLY busy working out LOL... and asleep REALLY early 102 from exhaustion LOL No joke... true story. My 63-year young body ached soo much I had to take Tylenol Just to sleep. Usually in these past 3 da... Read more

  • MY experiences... RAW TRUTH Time

    8/20/2019 1:27:35 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    This is a very honest sharing of MY experiences with my local meetup groups. so pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeee don't be offended by me sharing MY truth, please, hugs. 26 This blog is about MY truth in sharing: 24 My weight denial in "reality" no matter HOW embarrassing it is, the differences... Read more

  • Tuesday...

    8/20/2019 12:48:04 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Today is moving very slowly...I am ready for lunch!!! Have a deployment call later tonight so I will try to get my workout in as soon as I get home... Hope you have a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS BACK TO THE GYM TODAY

    8/20/2019 11:16:38 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok great workout this morning felt good then came home and n sweep and mopped now resting what are you all doing today please pray for my brother in law he having heart surgery tomorrow we hoping all goes well what are you all doing today let me know enjoy your day l... Read more

  • Meet up photos for Sunday = August 18, 2019

    8/20/2019 11:12:11 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Meet-up photos for Sunday = August 18, 2019 meetup.com Meet-Up Group name: Walk with a Doc The emergency room doctor is wearing a light blue Tshirt. This was a BRISK walk and on the way back we walked UP HILL and childdddddddddddd I thought I was gonna DIE! heart pou... Read more

  • Monday....

    8/19/2019 4:58:02 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Today is moving by pretty quickly, which works for me...I am ready to go home! Will be working out this evening for sure...can't wait until the weather cools off so I can do some walking in the evenings... Hope you have a great day! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HUBBY DOCTOR APPOINTMENT HIS THYROID LEVEL BACK RIGHT

    8/19/2019 11:14:04 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning hubby appointment his thyroid back on track raised has meds two months a go so we good with our health right now brother in law have heart surgery wednesday pray for all of us his wife doing good with her hip replacemet surgery so we just keep p... Read more

  • Sunday

    8/18/2019 11:41:22 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Hope you had a great day!! TTYL... Read more

  • 2019 HEY SPARKERS FEELING BETTER

    8/18/2019 11:14:14 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok feeling better after dealing with direct tv i think it going to be ok the price is great 85.00 a month from 176.00 so what are you all doing today let me know enjoy your day love to all of you and many blessings 247 594 304 593 594 381 345 223... Read more

  • Saturday!

    8/17/2019 11:17:35 PM, by SPARKLE1908

    Totally lazy day! I left the house 2 times...LOL Church in the morning and not much else afterwards! Hope you had a great day TTYL... Read more

  • Meet up photos for Saturday

    8/17/2019 6:33:29 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Here are the girls and me in the blue blouse. We all met at the Urban Egg restaurant at 10am today, Saturday. ... Read more