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  • Cats ;-) 07/23/19

    7/24/2019 12:53:35 AM, by PDSLIM

    What Cats Think When You Exercise
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  • Weather

    7/24/2019 12:08:23 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up into the low 80s. It is 75 outside and 79 inside.... Read more

  • Pug puppy plays on a baby mat

    7/23/2019 8:33:57 PM, by LOSER05
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  • Living life with excitement/exclamation marks!!!

    7/23/2019 4:18:36 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Friends With My Scale - Love It! The wins just keep coming. Today at TOPS I was the biggest loser for the week, down 3 pounds! My TOPS cheerleaders were in fine form, making it quite a festive event. June 26, 2019 198.8 Onederland!!! Hit goal before 2019 Summer 5% Challenge started! July ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/23/2019 2:41:58 PM, by ROX525

    7:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. for 3 appointments at the Cleveland Clinic (includes drive time). Thirty minutes treadmill and 60 minutes dog walks so far. I could use a nap now.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/23/2019 1:18:09 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Tomorrow’s wedding cake finished. Bakery prepped for the 7 for this weekend. Shocked the pool and took a couple buckets to the raspberry patch. Got 4 quarts Sunday. Another 4 yesterday. Here’s today’s haul..that’s 2 -4 quart containers. Both a tiny bit shy of the 4 quart mark so I’m going to undere... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    7/23/2019 10:35:41 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    211 334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Tuesday morning

    7/23/2019 9:39:13 AM, by PICKIE98

    I was losing weight for awhile, but have not been able to fast for awhile. That really made the difference, but I need to address my diabetes needs before that can happen. I listen to my body, go from there and eat when I know the pancreas is not happy. I have no plans for today except... Read more

  • Healthy Boundaries ... Realistic Boundaries ... and End Goals.

    7/23/2019 8:50:55 AM, by THE_FAE

    I just read on a group I'm active on that one of the members stated: "I am getting into planning my meals. I'm also thinking more in terms of food boundaries. I'm setting boundaries that I can't go over. Boundaries are for our protection, so thinking that I'm staying within my boundaries with m... Read more

  • National Vanilla Ice Cream Day

    7/23/2019 8:46:33 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : July 23rd National Vanilla Ice Cream Day celebrates one of Americas favorite ice cream flavors. Vanilla and chocolate ice cream vies for the taste buds ice cream lovers. Chocolate may win the popularity contest. But, vanilla is a close second. It is also... Read more

  • 7-23-19

    7/23/2019 7:55:06 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • too much water

    7/23/2019 6:22:45 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    rain has returned. what else is new. i dont know how many days we have had this summer when it DIDNT rain!!! work today then off for a week and i just hope i can get one or two days of no rain to enjoy the outdoors. we are water logged.... Read more

  • Under the Sea ;-) 07/22/19

    7/23/2019 2:16:50 AM, by PDSLIM

    Betta Fish That Can Jump
    +Fish+That+Can+Jump+Through+Hoops ... Read more

  • Binges all the way down

    7/23/2019 12:25:40 AM, by ECKOKITTEN

    *cry* I broke my fast and binged. I'm angry and disappointed at myself. We have been having a very bad time and some stuff turned a bit around for us and my husband said let's get pizza. Pizza is my favorite. I planned for it. I could order thin crust, it was going to fit within my calories an... Read more

  • Weather

    7/23/2019 12:08:35 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was warmer and humid around 80 today. It is 71 outside and 74 inside.... Read more

  • Musings as I walk

    7/22/2019 9:33:15 PM, by THE_FAE

    I’m out walking right now as I’m on vacation. It’s 9:30 pm. I have been very active all day. I’ve been swimming, walking, etc. I’ve been watching and tracking my calories. Tonight was challenging. My son made air fryer potatoes and burgers. Since I don’t eat red meat I was going to eat some salad... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    7/22/2019 1:44:48 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    198 334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Dog Treats Expands

    7/22/2019 12:35:40 PM, by LOSER05
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  • I Weigh Less Than My Husband Today!

    7/22/2019 12:30:15 PM, by KALISWALKER

    After I weighed in this morning I ran downstairs to see hubby and tell him the scale is still going down. I asked him how much he weighs to set that as my next milestone, maybe 7 or 8 pounds away. I was not expecting this.... drum roll please... he weighs one pound more than I do! Really! You bet I ... Read more

  • Monday afternoon

    7/22/2019 12:29:15 PM, by PICKIE98

    I was up and at 'em this morning, ready to invest and shuffle some money! I started out at the bank, pulling $$ from there, then down the street to the credit union to deposit some more. I wrote that huge check that depletes my savings accounts by a LOT, but will be a guaranteed income for ... Read more

  • Kissinger/Trump

    7/22/2019 12:27:20 PM, by REGILIEH

    Kissinger is now 94 years old. Recently, Henry Kissinger did an interview and said very amazing things regarding President Trump. He starts with: "Donald Trump is a phenomenon that foreign countries haven't seen before"! The former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger gives us a new understandin... Read more

  • Monday

    7/22/2019 10:31:56 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. Packing to go stay with my son for a few days after he gets out of hospital today or tomorrow. Praying for a miracle. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • 7-22-19

    7/22/2019 10:17:01 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Hammock Day

    7/22/2019 9:49:28 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always on July 22. Summer is in full swing. It's time to slow down and to relax. During the Dog Days of summer (and all of the other summer days, too), there is no better place to slow down and relax, than on a hammock under a shady tree. Hammock Day is ... Read more

  • Taking a break, and getting back on the bus...

    7/22/2019 9:33:38 AM, by NEBRASKANNIE

    I'm through the surgery. I have a couple of weeks of still not being able to exercise much, but overall, I think the surgery might be a success. During those couple of weeks, I allowed myself to be off my food plan, to have things to eat, I normally wouldn't eat. And I'm not beating myself up ... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 07/21/19

    7/22/2019 1:29:13 AM, by PDSLIM

    Stray Argentine Dog Saves Abandoned Baby
    ves-baby/ Dogs Show Off Table Manners
    nners/ There are a few at the senior center who could use some dog training. Have a grrreat day. Peggy & the ... Read more

  • Weather

    7/22/2019 12:10:00 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up a little to mid 70s. It is 69 outside and 73 inside.... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/21/2019 5:23:11 PM, by ROX525

    When is life going to get better. So done with this........ Read more

  • sunday

    7/21/2019 4:17:04 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    qwll my girl made it through. my wonderful mother spent 2 days hosing her down. switching her between the a/c in the house and the pens outside when the breeze was blowing. she took really good care of her..and we are home now. shes in her crate in the a/c here, now. i'm going to go out and mow a li... Read more

  • A little boy loves all 70 of his farm animals

    7/21/2019 3:33:33 PM, by LOSER05
    1&et_cid=DM302808&et_rid=666658222 Awwwww.... Read more

  • Sunday afternoon

    7/21/2019 3:16:48 PM, by PICKIE98

    I signed the pages in the 45 page document that is my investment. I am gong to Fedex tomorrow after credit union stop and hair salon. I feel good that I will have another lifetime guaranteed income. Shuffling money is no fun, but worth the effort. I am so glad that I listened to my Dad and sa... Read more

  • Having another heat wave breakfast! Berries, Ice, Vanilla whey powder!

    7/21/2019 12:09:25 PM, by NOELANCONTRALTO

    Having another heat wave breakfast! Berries, Ice, Vanilla whey powder! Cold veggie pizza for lunch and diner. Covers all the food groups! ... Read more

  • Sunday biking

    7/21/2019 11:54:06 AM, by STARMONICA

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  • Lowest Weight Ever on Spark! Party Time!

    7/21/2019 11:51:22 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Happy Dance! I am 197.8 pounds today, my lowest weight in 11.5 years of Sparking! I am smiling as I write this, it's been a long time coming. I may be the world's slowest loser, but I have never given up on myself. I have tried many different things along the way but nutrition tracking is the bomb. ... Read more

  • 7-21-19

    7/21/2019 11:38:21 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    7/21/2019 10:23:25 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    198 334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Temptations: The Fae is on Vacation!

    7/21/2019 8:46:56 AM, by THE_FAE

    I am on vacation until Thursday of this week. Today is day 1 of all day vacation. I have planned on not overeating while on vacation ... we shall see how well I do! Yesterday was the drive to get there. The traffic was a freaking nightmare. It took us an extra 1.5-2 hours to arrive. My GPS kep... Read more

  • Sunday Brilliant Thoughts

    7/21/2019 7:24:41 AM, by THISTIME18

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  • National Ice Cream Day

    7/21/2019 1:44:53 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : 3rd Sunday in July When you get the urge for a snack on a hot, humid summer night, what's the first thing that comes to your mind? That's right....Ice Cream! Therefore, it's only fitting that ice cream be given it's own special day. On this day, we hope you enjoy a... Read more

  • Weather

    7/21/2019 12:08:30 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the upper 70s today. It is 69 outside and 73 inside.... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 07/20/19

    7/20/2019 11:56:27 PM, by PDSLIM

    Cat Shows Up At Fire Station
    ugGik& Indoor Cat Playland
    &v=okOVxfuSYPk Don't think Smokey would care. He sticks to low places now that he is aging. Fuzzy probably would like to expl... Read more

  • Rescue dog brings the ‘happy’ back to sad sibling

    7/20/2019 7:17:14 PM, by LOSER05
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  • Watch mooon landing in real time! NOW

    7/20/2019 5:17:08 PM, by NOELANCONTRALTO

    Watch moon landing in real time! NOW
    1/... Read more

  • Get it Done Day

    7/20/2019 1:24:22 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We have 6 little darlings with us this summer. Despite the numbers, the house is staying tidy enough. We are having a garden party tomorrow, so it will be busy today getting the food prepped. This afternoon the kids are going to an all-day birthday party and sleepover and we will pop in for the cake... Read more

  • Cafe Mocha smoothie for breakfast!

    7/20/2019 12:04:00 PM, by NOELANCONTRALTO

    My own frozen cafe mocha smoothie with coffee, small banana, peanut butter and TJ’s chocolate protein powder. Breakfast of the Gods during a heat wave! ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    7/20/2019 9:44:42 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    211 334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Saturday Humor

    7/20/2019 9:29:00 AM, by THISTIME18

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  • Saturday

    7/20/2019 9:27:40 AM, by ROX525

    Two hours treadmill before my 3 granddaughter's and granddog came for me to watch until tomorrow afternoon. High of about 95 without heat index in Ohio today. Plan is to go to the splashpad in the park! Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • Moon Day

    7/20/2019 8:58:23 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : July 20th Moon Day commemorates the day man first walked on the moon in 1969. The Apollo Space program, begun by President John F. Kennedy, was created to put the first man on the moon. Apollo 11 fulfilled that dream, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michae... Read more

  • Saturday morning

    7/20/2019 8:56:35 AM, by PICKIE98

    Today is a repeat of the heat yesterday. We had many severe thunderstorm warnings for last night and today:All I saw at bedtime was lightning. I usually sleep almost comatose during any rain or storm, but not last night. We have 85% humidity and 93 degrees this morning. My four walls are keep... Read more

  • Seeking advice: Activity trackers

    7/20/2019 7:25:30 AM, by 3VEGGIES

    I sort of bit the bullet yesterday and bought an activity tracker. A Fitbit versa...but got home and saw it was not the version I thought I had. They send it to the cashier...I didn’t catch this before checkout. Well...anyhow...what do you all use? I’m going to research these and ask around ...if I ... Read more

  • 7-20-19

    7/20/2019 6:51:11 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Saturday

    7/20/2019 5:29:18 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Hot. Hot. Did I say HOT? Yuck. That is all.... Read more

  • 29.5 hour fasting!

    7/20/2019 1:46:26 AM, by ECKOKITTEN

    Friday into Saturday I managed to fast for 29 hours and 35 mins! 😲 Wow yay me! I'm rocking this! So proud of me. Also Friday morning, when I woke up I meal prepped my food for the week! I weighed out pretzels and turkey for my wraps. I felt silly weighing everything. It's weird that it see... Read more

  • Weather

    7/20/2019 12:13:57 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was a cool day in the mid 70s. It is 66 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Dogs ;-) 07/19/19

    7/19/2019 11:58:00 PM, by PDSLIM

    Joyful Great Dane Jumps Out of the Pool To Greet his Dad
    &v=L3jOtZ-5zcQ Have a great day. Peggy & the Bears... Read more

  • Deployed Dad Sends “Stinky” Shirt From Overseas & Family Dog Has Adorable Freakout.

    7/19/2019 5:25:20 PM, by LOSER05

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  • Friday

    7/19/2019 4:51:24 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill and errands complete. Slow day at the hospital from noon to 4 p.m. Too hot to take the dogs for a walk at 95 without heat index.... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    7/19/2019 1:12:43 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    198 334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • It's Soooo Hot ... How Hot Is It???

    7/19/2019 11:19:59 AM, by EDWARDS1411

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  • Every Bite Counts Even The Nibbles We "Sneak" ... Do the Math.

    7/19/2019 10:08:44 AM, by THE_FAE

    Reminder to self: Every Bite Counts ... I was just thinking how I had a terrible habit to sneak a bite or a nibble of something. Just a tiny bit. Taste that piece of whatever is cooking. Just a few sunflower seeds to tide me over ... Just one taste of that macaroni and cheese my sister m... Read more

  • National Raspberry Cake Day

    7/19/2019 8:47:07 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : July 19 th National Raspberry Cake Day makes today as sweet as a summer day can be. Tender raspberries are among the best of fruits that nature has to offer. Put them into a cake......Then, you can "have your fruit and eat it, too!" Raspberries are one of summ... Read more

  • Friday morning blessings

    7/19/2019 7:38:22 AM, by PICKIE98

    I have cars, a home, utilities, appliances, clean water to drink, A/C in my home, great friends, DD, great neighbors. I am blessed to be able to manage my investments, have access to anything I need. Today is filling out paperwork for a large investment. I need to overnight it back to the ... Read more

  • 7-19-19

    7/19/2019 6:00:08 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Cats ;-) 07/18/19

    7/19/2019 1:51:42 AM, by PDSLIM

    Neediest Cat starring Kodi
    _content=Meet+The+Neediest+Cat+In+The+World Cats React To Different Animal Sounds chee... Read more

  • Weather

    7/19/2019 12:10:04 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was in mid 70s today in San Diego today. It is 67 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • 7-18-19

    7/18/2019 10:48:23 PM, by TC8890

    ok, so I disappeared last year, after a GREAT START...(I HAD BREAST CANCER) in my left breast. did 10 Biopsies, and 4 large mass removals....etc...........i did however remain, pretty much 99% on my Aktins diet....from March 6th 2018 until October 15th 2018.......then I never went back on my d... Read more

  • Mileage Tally

    7/18/2019 10:08:38 PM, by 3VEGGIES

    4 years ago I joked that I was going to bike 100,000 miles after I turned 50. I did the math, thought about some of my older friends cycling into their 60s, 70s, and 80s and a few I have met riding in their 90s and thought maybe. This isn’t around the block stuff. I’m talking 1 week ride across the ... Read more

  • Pros and Cons of Spaying and Neutering in Dogs

    7/18/2019 9:54:26 PM, by LOSER05
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  • On the lighter side

    7/18/2019 1:15:21 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    24 334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the eye surgeon!

    7/18/2019 12:10:48 PM, by PICKIE98

    My annual Diabetic eye exam was this morning. Dr. Graham passed me with high honors, an A+! My surgeries were in December of 2017 and I have had every old-lady thing happen to my eyes since that time. I have floaters(big ones) in both eye; one eye has black ones, the other has brown ones.), larg... Read more

  • Vacation Coming Up!

    7/18/2019 10:18:38 AM, by THE_FAE

    Saturday I am going on vacation with my son, his girl, my daughter and her friend. We are going to the BEACH! It's a 5 hour drive, and then we will be there until Thursday when we have to check out. I'd like to go back to the beach for a few hours, but parking will be a problem. So we will have... Read more

  • National Caviar Day

    7/18/2019 9:47:36 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : July 18th Something fishy is going on today. It's National Caviar Day. Now, just what's all the roe about this day!? Caviar is salted fish eggs, or "roe". It is considered a delicacy. Caviar is enjoyed by the upper class, and those of us who occasionally... Read more

  • thurs

    7/18/2019 9:39:48 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    bracing for the heat. the manager of the fair horse show contacted me last night asking if i would be willing to start an hour earlier to hopefully get done sooner before the worst of the heat descends. YES!!!! which means i will get home much earlier on saturday, too.. please think good thoughts.... Read more

  • Longest fast yet!

    7/18/2019 8:49:51 AM, by ECKOKITTEN

    Weighed in at 193.8 today yay! Less than 3lbs to go until no longer obese!!! I also completed my longest fast yet at 25 hours and 18 mins. But having a bit of a rough start to my day. I had food planned to eat today and my husband are it. There were 3 icecream sandwiches left & I told him he ... Read more

  • preparation

    7/18/2019 6:21:43 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    I have a friend on FB who has recently started her own home organization group and is turning it into a business. Teaching others how to organize and clean out their junk rooms before it becomes out of hand. I am following some of her tips and am going to do two rooms as soon as I get a free day, ... Read more

  • 7-18-19

    7/18/2019 5:47:55 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/18/2019 5:31:24 AM, by ROX525

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  • Thursday

    7/18/2019 5:17:40 AM, by 4DOGMOM1

    The rain last night made it even more humid. Thank goodness for a/c.... Read more

  • Animals ;-) 07/17/19

    7/18/2019 12:20:45 AM, by PDSLIM

    Giant Panda Gives Birth to Twins
    at+the+Sch%C3%... Read more

  • Weather

    7/18/2019 12:09:05 AM, by ZRIE014

    With how warm it is east of San Diego, it was in the low 70s here. It is 66 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Before and After

    7/17/2019 10:35:59 PM, by SIXFOOT1

    I've been on Sparkpeople since 2009, but wasn't able to lose weight and keep it off until recently. In November 2018 I was at my max weight of 236. Then, I found a nutrition plan that my body finally responded positively to. I was able to drop 56 pounds and have been keeping it off for 4 months now.... Read more

  • New challenge!

    7/17/2019 8:47:46 PM, by ROXANNE98

    Joined a challenge! Great motivation! I love it! Gives me great ideas and accountability. Using my Fitbit to keep moving, learning great foods to eat and cutting out the salt. Feeling great. Blood pressure is down without meds. Woohoo. Have lost 20 pounds in two months. Very happy with results! Neve... Read more

  • I'm making progress~

    7/17/2019 8:24:27 PM, by CYBERCITYSHELL

    Hello Sparkies, I hope you are well, happy and keeping on top of whatever life has to offer. I am sticking with my Keto way of eating and it is working really well for me. I am over fifteen kilos down and clothes that either didn't fit or were getting tight now fit. That is a great thing to see!! Ov... Read more

  • My Hon Passed Her Blood Test! & Contrave

    7/17/2019 3:29:40 PM, by KALISWALKER

    The other day hubby and I looked at my blood test results online and he said 'My Hon Passed Her Blood Test!' We are pleased my readings are in the normal ranges, and I am no longer borderline diabetic. Yesterday I had a follow up appointment with my weight loss doctor. He said I was doing well, and ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    7/17/2019 3:27:56 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Wednesday

    7/17/2019 12:16:46 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill and vacuuming complete. I have my 3 granddaughter's and granddog here, plus my two dogs and my son's puppy. The granddaughter's are behaving. VBS tonight from 4 to 7:30. Have a lovely hump day.... Read more

  • Wednesday morning

    7/17/2019 11:20:07 AM, by PICKIE98

    Listening to Bocelli, doing housework, working on some investments,, I feel another road trip coming on after a doc appointment tomorrow. I opened the patio door this morning and my glasses steamed up. Time to focus on IN-door things. It is like living in the tropics without the wildlife. ... Read more

  • weds

    7/17/2019 10:01:59 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    one wedding cake built and finished totally. the other is built and chilling and drying. the umbrella girl birthday cake is drying..heading back over soon to decorate. i'm worried about my girl in this horrid heat. its hard to breathe its so humid. one county fair horse show just cancelled as ... Read more

  • Act as if...

    7/17/2019 9:07:57 AM, by DARCY-B

    Self- efficacy (the belief you can do it) is a much more powerful force than we give it credit for. Believing you can, utilizing power poses, and presenting yourself as confident bleeds through and has a positive impact. In a power pose, someone would be open, hands on hips, standing like Wo... Read more

  • Yayyyy

    7/17/2019 8:05:30 AM, by DIMPLES402000

    I am now down 52 pounds since February. So happy.... Read more

  • i need a vaca from my vaca

    7/17/2019 7:17:36 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    back to work today, its been nice having the last week off. i love and hate this schedule. on one hand, i get one full week off every three weeks, which means less money, but also it means more ME time and time to unwind. but i am so tired this morning. went to bed early last night and have had ... Read more

  • 7-17-19

    7/17/2019 5:55:51 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more