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  • Gingerbread House Day

    12/12/2019 4:54:41 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always held on December 12 Today is Gingerbread House Day. Gingerbread cookies are a Christmas tradition. Can you imagine the Christmas season without gingerbread men!? The same holds true with gingerbread houses, which are made from these tasty cook... Read more

  • Checklists?

    12/11/2019 11:03:50 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Do you keep checklists, or To Do lists? I do.... but they change regularly according to how stressed I am.... right now, I’m wrestling with the desire to please everyone with heroic acts of seasonal obligations, OR to cast all that FOL-de-rol aside and just feed my soul with time set aside inst... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 13 Tabata

    12/11/2019 8:24:17 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today, it is time for a Tabata session! Tabata makes what ever time you have available really count! Here is one or two of my favorites (one is a YouTube channel to workout along with...) The 4-Minute Miracle Workout (That Really Works) https://www.sparkpeople.com/bl
    og/blog.asp?post=th... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/11/2019 2:21:09 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • National Noodle Ring Day

    12/11/2019 4:58:58 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 11 National Noodle Ring Day is a December day that kids young and old have been impatiently awaiting......yeah, right! What would cooking be like without the noodle ring? We shudder to think about it. We are certainly relieved that the Noodle Ri... Read more

  • A Sorrow Shared

    12/10/2019 11:56:25 PM, by MCJULIEO

    It’s going to be a rough next couple of days.... I Have a friend whose son-in-law just passed way from a massive heart attack... he was overweight, but otherwise in very good health, even though he had abused his body quite a bit in his earlier life... my friend tends to be a melancholic sort of per... Read more

  • Tuesday evening

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

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

  • frustrated, no hope

    12/10/2019 9:23:01 PM, by MLKDUD

    well things continue to be stressful here. Saw my cardiologist today and after waiting over 2 hours to see him, he says everything with my heart is where he wants it, just lose weight and get my diabetes under control. Gee, thanks, Captain Obvious. Like my husband said, if I needed to quit smokin... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 12 Brain Food

    12/10/2019 9:00:58 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Feed your mind. While your doing your busy work, cleaning, or chores discover and listen to a new podcast or audiobook which will inspire you.... Read more

  • bad start but ok day

    12/10/2019 6:29:33 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    So this morning I didn't realize it was raining. I take my son to school when it rains. So I had started to fix my coffee when I found out and had to throw on some cloths to take him to school. I usually wait until he's gone and I've had breakfast. I get back home and fix my coffee and breakfast... Read more

  • Plateau

    12/10/2019 4:53:15 PM, by BETTYBOOPLOLLY

    I thought I was in a plateau cause I was gaining a pound and gaining back and forth. But my spark coach told me that it takes about 4-6 weeks without the scale moving to be considered a plateau.... Read more

  • situation with son getting worse

    12/10/2019 5:52:38 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good Morning- DS went to see his daughter and wife will not even let him in fact she left the house and took baby. I have given up on having my GD and DIL at Christmas this year. It got so nasty yesterday that my son ran over to my phone - I need to block DIL on your phone I said why. She thi... Read more

  • Human Rights Day

    12/10/2019 4:47:32 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 10 Human Rights Day, created by the United Nations, promotes awareness of the importance of Human Rights issues around the world. On this date in 1948, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Each year, the United N... Read more

  • Expecting a Cold Front

    12/9/2019 11:43:42 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Today it got up to 80 degrees... tomorrow the high is predicted to be 50! Yay! Instead of wearing shorts, I get to wear a sweater! FINALLY I get to break out some of the parts of my wardrobe which sits forlorn and unworn. I know that’s not cold..... but at least it’s NOT HOT! Maybe ... Read more

  • whew!

    12/9/2019 7:59:14 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    I gained so much weight since Halloween that I wasn't sure how much I could expect to lose by the end of the year. 3 more weeks of weigh-ins (on Monday for me) but I lost 10.8 # this past week (very happy). That puts me at a little less that I was 3 weeks ago. I don't expect to lose more than a p... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 11 Music

    12/9/2019 6:28:32 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Music helps you get moving! Today's challenge is to turn on some music and move. This is an ole favorite of mine. In the 80s (back in the day of "walkman") I purchased some FABULOUS walking music which took you through a warm up, workout (interval), and cool down by simply selecting music (and th... Read more

  • TY SPARK community

    12/9/2019 7:33:51 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning- if you have read my blog in the last few days, you would know due to turmoil I have been struggling to get my Christmas spirit back. I just read many of the community feeds. TY TY TY. I am getting my Christmas spirit back. The feeds were excellent this morning and really what I n... Read more

  • babysat my DD's kids last night

    12/9/2019 6:36:55 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good Morning. It was fun - I brought over a Legos kits to put together. My GS was over tired - he got upset during the Legos. My GD was simply wonderful. Dh was not in the greatest mood b/c of our DS situation. Grandpa was reading to the GK's. I get a call from DS- DIL has thrown him out of t... Read more

  • National Pastry Day

    12/9/2019 4:49:46 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated: Always December 9 th National Pastry Day is a fun day, created to encourage you to make, and of course eat, your favorite pastries. On National Pastry Day, well known pastry chefs put on a show, making and displaying their finest creations. Pastry Day Trad... 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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  • Something I Can Do!

    12/8/2019 10:46:12 PM, by MCJULIEO

    The Bible describes the New Testament disciple, Barnabas, as a man of encouragement, someone who naturally came alongside others and coaxed and urged them to be who they were called to be, the best version of themselves in service to the Lord and others.... I suspect he is included in the Bible... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 10

    12/8/2019 9:33:19 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today's assignment was to take some time for self care. I went grocery shopping for veggies, scrubbed them up, prepared them and enjoyed them! YUM!... Read more

  • one good decision at a time

    12/8/2019 5:46:42 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    I was able to sleep a little later this morning which is always nice. The problem was that it was a little to late to get to the gym at 8 am when it opens like I had planned. So I kind of went back and forth on if I would go at 9. One part of me said yes you know you should exercise but the other... Read more

  • National Brownie Day

    12/8/2019 8:48:03 AM, by ADKISTLER

    When : Always December 8 National Brownie Day celebrates chocolatey, chewy brownies. Brownie lovers, love chocolate. Conversely, chocolate lovers, love brownies. Therefore, its only natural, that we have a special day to celebrate brownies. It's fun and easy to enjoy this ... Read more

  • may not be the Christmas I want

    12/8/2019 5:54:28 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning- sitting here drinking my coffee. DS came home last night. He and his wife having problems as usual. I thought things were getting better or at least I hoped. DS informed us that his wife is not letting his daughter come to cookie decorating or Christmas. DIL is spending lots of mon... Read more

  • Jumped Into the Christmas Spirit With Both Feet

    12/7/2019 9:06:50 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Gist of this eek... Bacon wrapped quail appetizers at a Christmas party that just happened to take place on my birthday...! Most gourmet birthday EVER! Spent yesterday helping a homeschool mom teach her FOUR BOYS how to make some folded paper Christmas ornaments for them to give... then s... Read more

  • Saturday

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

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  • lost my blog

    12/7/2019 5:53:02 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    I had a blog written and hit post but it didn't seem to go through and I don't feel like writing it again. I went to water fit class this morning. I did laundry and thought my son was going to but he didn't so that upset me a little. Guess that is the highlights. Have a great weekend. 593... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 9 HIIT

    12/7/2019 2:05:05 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today's health challenge is to do a HIIT workout. There are LOTs of version of HIIT work outs and a lot of work along videos on YouTube. A simple "HIIT" search returns TONS! Here is just one example: https://www.youtube.com/resu
    lts?search_query=HIIT But before getting to that, f... 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

  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

    12/7/2019 10:04:15 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Observed: Always December 7th Pearl Harbor Day, commemorates the Japanese attack on the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor. The attack began at dawn December 7, 1941. It crippled the U.S. Pacific Fleet, and caused the U.S. to enter World War II. During the attack at Pear... Read more

  • Day Well Spent

    12/6/2019 11:56:53 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Kids can be so energizing! Their eyes so bright, and with such stimulating questions, they can really make you want to keep up with them! And kids can be so enervating! Just watching their unstopping energy and listening to their multi-decibel sound level can really drain you! I spent the ... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 8 Reading

    12/6/2019 10:14:06 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Who has time to read, hm? but nevertheless finding and reading something encouraging really helps. for me, i did this day's challenge finding out some deeper information reading about a topic that used to scare me. it is amazing with a little bit of knowledge gained from taking an honest loo... Read more

  • Friday!

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

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  • Beyond The moon

    12/6/2019 7:01:46 PM, by RUBY1BEGONIA

    I’m looking out my window at the moon shining through our red oak tree in the front yard while I listen to soothing peaceful music worshipping my King. As darkness falls, the light of the half moon gets brighter. Always shining, reflecting the sun which is now hiding from our view. That’s like our G... Read more

  • always room for more

    12/6/2019 4:55:49 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    This is what I thought after lunch today - always room for more. I had a good and satisfying lunch but could have eaten so much more especially snacks and sweets. It is no wonder that it is so easy for me to gain weight if I don't limit myself. I do not think this problem is ever going to go away... Read more

  • Decided to get on scale & measure

    12/6/2019 7:01:51 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning - I have lost weight again - .4 so that is nearly 2 1/2 lbs since I have been home. but the number which really surprised me is lost 2'' in my waist since I last measured which who knows when. I am also in a lower size. I wore size 12 on vacation - and they are very baggy. I am goin... Read more

  • Saint Nicholas Day

    12/6/2019 4:53:49 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 6 St. Nicholas Day is today. Yes, there really was a christian Saint Nicholas. He lived in the country of Greece, just a couple hundred years after the birth of Christ. This day is in honor of Saint Nicholas and his life. Saint Nicholas be... Read more

  • It's been 6 weeks so I'll update on my Keto and IF Progress

    12/6/2019 12:55:05 AM, by BOBBIESOCKS-46

    9 I guess I should update y'all about what is going on with my Keto and IF. Just in case anyone else is thinking about doing Keto and IF too. Even though I feel strange doing an update. I think my body is adjusting to being without sugar. When I started this on Oct. 26, 2019, my Blood Sugar... Read more

  • Party Time!

    12/5/2019 11:52:19 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Today is my birthday.... but the party I attended tonight had nothing to do with me.... my friend, another widow, was supposed to attend a fancy dinner party in Austin, and she didn’t want to make the hour drive each way by herself so she asked me to go with her... and we had a lovely time. Tr... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 7 Night Routine

    12/5/2019 7:49:04 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Evening Self Care _ Routines are awesome for, well, being routine. You don't have to plan or anything--you just follow the routine. So often they make life better (or we'd ditch them). But from time to time it never hurts to reevaluate. Is there something better? Stretching before bed--... Read more

  • Keep on keeping on

    12/5/2019 3:48:56 PM, by NAESREALITY

    Pic on right is a softball pic of me in 1988. Other pic is me this fall in 2019. I intended to keep on keeping on! Age is just a number. I have spent my Mid 20's to my mid 40's being overweight, busy, and stressed! I am working on returning to my energetic self of decades ago! I just smi... Read more

  • temtation

    12/5/2019 2:07:35 PM, by ALEANERME2

    It's everywhere!!! Any other time of year I can resist the sugary snacks as I don't have much of a sweet tooth. But Christmas and Thanksgiving?! I have no will power. The holidays bring out the inner child in me. It's tough to walk by the cookies, pies, breads that only come once a year. They are... Read more

  • You Be You

    12/5/2019 1:03:44 PM, by MRS_SHACK08

    One of the quotes that really has stuck with me that my therapist gave me was "You be you." It's simple but effective. I think that we all get tied up into the expectations & the "should haves". I am guilty of this. When I start comparing myself to others I try to remember this quote & stay tr... Read more

  • Is It The Season For Appliances?

    12/5/2019 10:30:10 AM, by ICANINSIGHT

    Our microwave went out. We have many stores around us that sell microwaves, two Home Depot, a Lowes, two Best Buys, all within a 5 mile radius. None of them have an acceptable black microwave or the delivery date is two weeks away. You would think you could just walk into a store and purcha... Read more

  • Lisa and her Mom

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

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

  • Bathtub Party Day

    12/5/2019 4:55:22 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 5 Bathtub Party Day is today. Draw yourself a bath tub full of warm water. Add a few bath oil beads, and Voila! You're ready to hop in and "soak it" in the bathtub. Ahh, how soothing and relaxing! Don't let anything disturb the peace, qui... Read more

  • Thursday

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

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  • 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

  • Yikes! I Need a Plumber.... Again!

    12/4/2019 10:37:07 PM, by MCJULIEO

    In the category of When It Rains It Pours, I discovered another small lake in my yard... There I was, enjoying the beautiful 75 degree sunshiny afternoon, when I happened to notice a wet place in my side yard.... the closer I got, the wetter the ground got, until I could actually see the place... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 6 - Incline Workout

    12/4/2019 7:52:53 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today's challenge includes doing a walk, run, jog, or sprint on an incline. I have a HUGE hill near by--so it serves that purpose. I wonder. Is it just me or do other people do this too? If I'm going to do "incline" I always, also, do "decline". Just me or others too? I've always enjoyed th... Read more

  • Santa's List Day

    12/4/2019 5:56:11 PM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 4 Today is Santa's List Day. Have you been good all year? Have you been Naughty? Or, have you been nice? Santa knows. Santa's Elves have been everywhere, checking up on children all over the world, to see who has been naughty, and who has ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/4/2019 2:11:00 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Diet vs Lifestyle

    12/4/2019 12:45:21 PM, by MRS_SHACK08

    This journey I am on is a lifestyle change not just a diet. Diet to me means temporary & that weight loss is the only goal. However lifestyle means forever & something that eventually will become second nature. Changing from that diet mindset is hard. It's embedded in us (especially women) tha... Read more

  • Good Day

    12/3/2019 11:55:49 PM, by MCJULIEO

    The weather was so gorgeous that I worked in the garage much of the afternoon.... it was sunshiny and 75 degrees, and since the garage is a hot-as-Hades No Man’s Land much of the year, I like to grab my opportunities when they present themselves.... Oh, my! What a mess! It seems that every time... Read more

  • exercise

    12/3/2019 5:52:25 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    I went to water fit class this morning. There were only 8 of us in class today which is a lot less than normal. I was happy to find that the swimsuit fit ok. I don't think I'll be trying on the smaller ones for a while yet so just the one swimsuit to wear for now. It was good to have everything ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    12/3/2019 5:17:10 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Intro Post

    12/3/2019 4:54:05 PM, by MRS_SHACK08

    213 Hi Sparkers!! Thanks for reading my blog. Just thought I'd do a quick intro for y'all. My name is Alicia. I am 35 yrs old. Born & raised in Texas. I've been married to my high school sweetie for 12 years. I've been on this weight loss journey most of my adult life. I've done WW, cal counti... Read more

  • Gaining a little self awareness.....

    12/3/2019 4:45:44 PM, by GERRTIE

    I have been wondering and wondering why in the world I have reached a point that I don't want to eat right or exercise. Well, I bought a Bowflex Elliptical Machine for myself for Xmas, and I am beginning to understand. Since 2008 I have been walking for exercise. That's it. Just walking, d... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 5-Lemon Water

    12/3/2019 1:53:03 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Lemon water is an easy addition to any day. Before bed, upon waking, during the day, in a stainless steel drinking cup on the go, before-during-or-after a shopping trip or workout. Low effort. Low clean up. And it may have benefits. Other citrus taste lovely too so you can switch it up and y... Read more

  • wonderful morning

    12/3/2019 6:14:56 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning- TG for the trip. DH is adjusting to retirement. The first two weeks of the trip were rough - he could not relax - we had many a talk. You are no longer on a schedule - allow yourself to enjoy the trip. We have had talks about that period of time and he concludes with me that he coul... Read more

  • National Roof Over Your Head Day

    12/3/2019 5:08:57 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 3 Today is National Roof Over Your Head Day. It is a day of appreciation for the things we have, starting with the roof over our heads. For most of us, a roof over our head signifies living in a house that protects us from the elements, k... Read more

  • Birthday 🎂 no food

    12/2/2019 9:53:30 PM, by AOKDIET21

    Hi 👋 Spark ⚡️ Friends 👫- Celebrated Lisa’s Mom birthday with no foods. Walked through Walmart to pick out her gift 🎁 and card instead.... Read more

  • Monday

    12/2/2019 9:02:41 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Hope everyone's week is off to a good start! ... Read more

  • Pebbles is home

    12/2/2019 8:31:06 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    It was too late to pick up Pebbles yesterday. I wasn't sure how I was going to get him by myself and drive but decided that I could maybe block him in the backseat. I took a box and wedged it in the space between the seats and it worked. He whined and tried to get up front but wasn't able to. No... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 4-Run/Walk Workout

    12/2/2019 12:28:19 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    The day 4 challenge is to run and then walk. If this is your first time reading my blog, welcome. If not, you know I'm the kind of person to research new things! LOL! (makes me laugh out loud any way) My social scientist degrees are showing here a bit...hm?! [...speaking of which, I to... Read more

  • My New Way of Life So Far

    12/2/2019 12:01:01 PM, by ICANINSIGHT

    Subtitle: The Good With The Bad I still take medication and still have many health issues, but I went vegan in May. For a few months, I ate vegan junk food and did not realize any benefits... (oh, really????) Then I got serious. I am not eating much of the fake meats or doing much... Read more

  • National Fritters Day

    12/2/2019 4:54:39 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 2 Today is National Fritters Day, Aren't we all lucky that this this special day has finally arrived!? Before you can begin to celebrate this very important day, you need to know what a "fritter" is. Many people do not know, making it all the m... Read more

  • peaceful morning

    12/2/2019 4:39:33 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good Morning- I am having my coffee - watching our Christmas lights that DH put up yesterday. I have the lights on our Christmas tree on with the presents underneath. I am all alone and happy. I am relaxed - in control, patient and confident. I am positive that this year's Christmas will be a j... 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

  • Back to Reality

    12/2/2019 12:04:56 AM, by MCJULIEO

    While visiting family, my son introduced me to his virtual reality headset and some programs that use it, and I am blown away by it.... my grasp of reality is certainly expanded, and perhaps shaken irrevocably... Besides the novelty of donning the headgear, and suddenly finding oneself in a pe... Read more

  • back home

    12/1/2019 10:15:40 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Sunday travel after Thanksgiving is a lot heavier than Sat. I normally do my vacation Sat to Sat but this year I did Sun to Sun and it was great on the way to SPI but today on the way home was slow as just stop and go for miles on Freeway and not sure why as didn't ever pass a problem or constricti... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/1/2019 8:57:26 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Health Challenge: Day 3-Drink your Veggies

    12/1/2019 7:31:22 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Having trouble getting in all of your daily fruits and veggies? Too busy to do meal planning, prep, or cooking? Why not drink your veggies. Start with greens such as spinach or kale, add other veggies, and be careful about the fruit--just enough to make it palatable to your taste buds without ... Read more

  • Eat a Red Apple Day

    12/1/2019 10:22:05 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always December 1 Eat a Red Apple Day is today. We hope you eat an apple today, and every day. Apples are delicious. Apples are nutritious. That's a great combination. Apples date back to the garden of Eden. In that garden, the Bible tells us it was the "Forbi... Read more

  • Patience

    12/1/2019 7:33:34 AM, by NAESREALITY

    My husband and I made this terrarium 2 years ago. We built the foundation for it and planted the baby plants in it. Then was the hardest part for me. Not messing with it. It doesn't need to be watered. You never open it up. It provides it's own ecosystem if done properly. I... Read more

  • 20 in 2020

    12/1/2019 6:40:22 AM, by QUADCMOM

    I just made up a new goal title. I'm going to lose 20 pounds in 2020, thus 20 in 2020. Y'all can come along with me and do the same. Have a great December and New Year.... Read more

  • Sea Turtle Rescue

    11/30/2019 10:18:12 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    I went to the Sea Turtle Rescue today by myself and WOW they have a new bigger building that is attached to what they had before which the old facility is used for the injured turtles. Here is from their web site...https://seaturtleinc.or
    g/ Ila Fox Loetscher is the sole founder of Sea Turt... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 2-Brisk Walk

    11/30/2019 5:08:55 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Take a brisk 20 minute walk. Indoor or out. Here is an indoor version. It isn't in English--so put on your fav music and have a go of it with the sound turned off. https://youtu.be/eRZ3eFU1Pr8... Read more

  • Happy Budgeting rather than shopping 🛍!

    11/30/2019 5:02:35 PM, by AOKDIET21

    Hi 👋 Spark ⚡️ Friends 👫- Happy Budgeting Day today rather than shopping. I had been debt free and am working towards that again! Selfie picture of my happy wild side after finishing budgets. Rather than shopping slashed 40% of debt so far! Making progress on my Debt Snowball. Using Dave Ramsey b... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/30/2019 1:14:11 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Last day of the month. Tomorrow brings a new, fresh start! ... Read more

  • I am back from vacation -

    11/30/2019 10:49:01 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning - I am still on another time zone. The trip was wonderful on so many levels. DH did have a hard time adjusting at first. He needed to relax. It took two weeks. We came back relaxed - my BP was perfect 118/72 and glucose was 78. But my DH is not relaxed now- he had to call medica... Read more

  • On to the Next Holiday - Christmas!!

    11/30/2019 8:49:16 AM, by HAPPYELF

    Guests are gone. Online shopping and Black Friday shopping done for the most part. The refrigerator is full of food. Food I like way too much but should not be eating is still in the refrigerator. 4 Time to put the food in the freezer and to get back on my regular eating habits. No more pu... Read more

  • Stay at Home Because You Are Well Day

    11/30/2019 5:08:10 AM, by ADKISTLER

    When : Always November 30th Stay at Home Because You Are Well Day is today. Do you feel okay? If'so, it is a good day to take off from work. According to Wellcat.com, the creators of this special day, the objective is to call in "well" to your work. It's as simple as that. ... Read more

  • The Delicious Goes On

    11/30/2019 1:01:16 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Thanksgiving (the holiday) is over, but the good food keeps on going, and since there has been SO MUCH good to choose from, the leftovers have been fabulous! My daughter, the hostess, says that we were only about 15 people short, for the amount of food we prepared, but the really good news is... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 1-Turmeric

    11/29/2019 8:53:43 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Doing a health challenge through the end of the year to usher in the new decade. I cannot articulate it in words, but I'm especially looking forward to LOTs of change in 2020. Today's Challenge? Day 1: Add a new food to your diet. Today, I tried turmeric. While I know this ingredient i... Read more

  • movie Friday

    11/29/2019 8:50:59 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    No shopping for us today but we did go to a movie. There weren't a lot of choices at the little Island cinema but we decided to go to Knifes Out. We enjoyed it. Lots of twists and turns. I walked yesterday but tonight I went to the heated pool for exercise. Tomorrow is our last day and I might ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving

    11/29/2019 9:23:17 AM, by THRUTHESTORM

    It's probably extremely predictable, but I feel off the tracking wagon as we moved into Thanksgiving with all the cooking, drinking, and enjoying extended family. I don't regret one second of it! I had such a wonderful Thanksgiving. I hope y'all did too. Now, back to tracking and back to accomplishi... Read more

  • You're Welcome Day

    11/29/2019 5:00:01 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Day after Thanksgiving You're Welcome Day encourages us to simply say "You're welcome". It helps to put manners back into society. This very special day comes the day after Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving Day we say "Thanks" for what we have. So, it only seems n... Read more

  • A Happy Thanksgiving!

    11/29/2019 12:02:32 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Did you have a great Thanksgiving? Surrounded by all my children and all THEIR children, I did. With the precision and single mindedness of an army at war, we 7 adults managed to produce and serve a spectacular Thanksgiving lunch in time for another 3 adults and our own 9 children!!! And there ... Read more

  • HOPE EVERYONE HAD A GREAT THANKSGIVING!

    11/28/2019 11:41:09 PM, by JOANN25

    I had a great day with my deceased husband's family. We had a great time visiting, eating and enjoying each other's company. 428 Because of my fall and injuries, I am cutting back on what I am doing on Spark People. I am stopping trying to lose weight and going on maintenance. I have rea... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/28/2019 6:56:19 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Hope everyone is having a really good day! ... Read more

  • Walking Turkey

    11/28/2019 5:40:47 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Had a rough night, allergy wise, so I didn't sleep as good as I normally do. Still got in a walk and ate a reasonable portion of turkey with some veggies--very "on" plan. 91 550 428 311 406... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving no matter what

    11/28/2019 2:26:00 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Things don't have to go perfectly in order to have a good day. We decided to just get a little breakfast from McD which I went out to get and we'd eat in room this morning. I'm sure that it has been open on Thanksgiving previous years but it was closed today. I went to Whataburger and got us all ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Renewal - In search of my Happy Place

    11/28/2019 9:04:48 AM, by NINETOZE

    Thanksgiving. This is a low key holiday for our family. My brother cooks (Chef style - he's a very good cook and we always world class fare and it's never turkey!!) I take reasonable portions and just enjoy hanging out with family. In fact, this day for me marks a time on the cale... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving 🦃🍁

    11/28/2019 1:16:37 AM, by AOKDIET21

    Hi 👋 Spark ⚡️ Friends 👫- Happy Thanksgiving 🍽 friends. To living outside the USA - today is a National Holiday with most businesses closed. We give thanks for our many blessings. Usually celebrated with a turkey meal mid day with family and friends. Biggest mistake I used to do is eat too fast! I... Read more

  • Thanksgiving - Eat, drink, and be thankful

    11/28/2019 1:01:53 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Tucked between the two monster sized holidays of Halloween and Christmas, Thanksgiving receives far less attention. But Thanksgiving is a very important holiday, especially in the busy lives of Americans. It is a time to kick back and relax, watch a football game or go to a movie, and enjoy a ... Read more

  • waste of money

    11/27/2019 10:38:01 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    The boys got to go on the fishing trip today but didn't catch anything. I was worried that the weather was going to be too bad but it was fairly nice until later in afternoon. Also my younger son got sea sick. It was a little cool and windy by the time the boys were gone so I decided not to exerc... Read more

  • You Are Special

    11/27/2019 9:57:58 PM, by HAPPYELF

    I love Mr. Rodgers!!! You are my friend You are special You are my friend You're special to me. You are the only one like you. Like you, my friend, I like you. In the daytime In the nighttime Any time that you feel's the right time For a friendship with me, you see F-R-I-... Read more