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  • 7/26/2021

    7/26/2021 8:07:50 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions. Ben Stein Read more at Read more

  • on "vacation"

    7/26/2021 7:29:44 AM, by REGWRITER

    I'm on "vacation" this week. I'm writing it in quotes because while I'm not gong to work I am going to probably be working harder each morn than my job required. Somehow I have ended up in charge of my church's vacation bible school and today is day one. The education wing of our church is not... Read more

  • A few pics from my trip...

    7/26/2021 4:26:22 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    My sister & I would sit here each morning & watch the sun come up: Sunrise: Bumble bee on a flower: More pics tomorrow. Sadly, my friend could not go. 39 Maybe next year. 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390 ... Read more

  • Sick of Life!

    7/26/2021 3:52:39 AM, by SIMPLYME_LORI

    Why do I hate myself? I've gained so much weight since I moved to Wausau. I'm at 288, almost 289 lbs!!!!!!!! I've never been this fat! I am so disgusted by myself!! I was hoping that the move to Wausau would be positive. It's been nothing but negatives. I WANT to move back to Tomah!!!!... Read more

  • 072521 moments

    7/26/2021 12:07:04 AM, by IMREITE

    time with my sisters kids this weekend. crazy little monsters... Read more

  • Another goal achieved!

    7/25/2021 3:30:50 PM, by HEALTHYME_68

    As of today, 7/25, I've let go of FORTY pounds! I was given a WONDERFUL surprise gift this month by my oldest best friend; she's using her airline miles to fly me to California for a visit after many years of not seeing each other! So, of course I'm *thrilled* that I've been on a weight loss j... Read more

  • 7/25/2021

    7/25/2021 8:23:51 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    I can only control myself, my actions, my work ethic, and my attitude. Ali Krieger Read more at Read more

  • 072421 moments she forgets nothing

    7/25/2021 12:17:32 AM, by IMREITE

    a month ago i promised my 10 year oid niece i'd take her to a mexican resturant for a birthday lunch. we have been really busy and i forgot. yesterday she reminded me. i was not busy today and they were not either. so today, i took her and her younger sister. then after ward i brought them t... Read more


    7/24/2021 9:40:13 PM, by SKINNY2BSOON1

    JULY 25= JULY 26= JULY 27= JULY 28= JULY 29= JULY 30= JULY 31=... Read more

  • 7/24/2021

    7/24/2021 12:16:44 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. Vernon Howard Read more at Read more

  • 7/24/2021

    7/24/2021 12:16:41 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. Vernon Howard Read more at Read more

  • 072321 healthy swap

    7/23/2021 11:35:00 PM, by IMREITE

    i was annoyed because my cucumber seeds and pland have not done well this year. i still dont have any cucumbers. i was looking forward to my favorite salad i make - cucumber, peppers and tomatoes with a homemade lemon or balsamic vinegrette. . tonight i maade it substituting zucchinni for my cucumb... Read more

  • 7/22/2021

    7/23/2021 9:05:21 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    And the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears. Ella Wheeler Wilcox Read more at Read more

  • 072221 moments brain worm

    7/22/2021 11:57:04 PM, by IMREITE

    took my 5 year old niece swimming. on the way home she started singing. her sisters teach her songs others are jut in her head. here is a link to chicken wing- one of her favorites.
    v=LZflyH3XErI... Read more

  • 7/22/2021

    7/22/2021 7:31:57 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. Sophocles Read more at Read more

  • workplace security camera

    7/22/2021 4:32:22 PM, by REGWRITER

    My workplace has a lot of security cameras around the building. Some are very clear, Some--not so much. We got a new one today and Wow does it come in clear. Very clear and now I can see just how much I do not look like I imagine. I am fat. Maybe that is good for me to know. Then again I the... Read more

  • 072121 moments

    7/21/2021 9:28:36 PM, by IMREITE

    middle of the week. workday was slpw, but no bit problems.... Read more

  • 7/21/2021

    7/21/2021 10:02:53 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions, that we'll screw up royally sometimes - understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it's part of success. Arianna Huffington Read more at Read more

  • Yes!! LOL!!

    7/21/2021 6:17:28 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 I will be at my annual ladies retreat the rest of this week. I am super excited because my best friend is going this year. I'll take lots of pics & share some with you starting on Monday. 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 072021 moments

    7/20/2021 10:26:33 PM, by IMREITE

    hummus and veggies for supper for a simple supper... Read more

  • 7/20/21

    7/20/2021 8:33:46 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    We all have ability. The difference is how we use it. Charlotte Whitton Read more at Read more

  • Twist on Abbott & Costello...

    7/20/2021 7:39:02 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    40 246 Dr. Who is on First. 334 334 247 390... Read more

  • 071921 moments

    7/19/2021 11:42:16 PM, by IMREITE

    work day done.... Read more

  • 7/19/2021

    7/19/2021 9:53:08 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world. George Bernard Shaw Read more at Read more

  • My Journey - Week 42

    7/19/2021 6:26:39 AM, by BLUEPOET

    This week, I tried to commit more to my food entries. Get better at tracking things. I struggled on some days but overall it was a step in the right direction. My weight went up again this week which is also a little frustrating but seems to be my pattern. I also noticed on the spark food app th... Read more

  • Apricots, prunes & dates...

    7/19/2021 3:56:37 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    20 224 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 071821 moments

    7/18/2021 9:22:14 PM, by IMREITE

    picnic fundraiser day - games, face paining, fun foods and beverages. didnt eat a lot but enjoyed fresh french fries and ice cream... Read more

  • 7/18/2021

    7/18/2021 8:27:56 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams. Donovan Bailey Read more at Read more


    7/17/2021 6:56:01 PM, by SKINNY2BSOON1

    NEW WEEK LETS MAKE IT GOOD! JULY 18=30 min walking.30 min house work.Total 60 min.burned 337.drank 6 glasses of water.calories ate 1000 194 194 194 194 194 194 JULY 19=60 min walking.60 min gardening.30 min house work.atotal 150 min.bunred 933.drank 6 glasses of water.clao... Read more

  • Gardening Pays Many Benefits

    7/17/2021 6:27:23 PM, by MARIEALBERTA

    I've been gardening here ten years. In time, I made my tiny front yard to a garden with planters and raised beds, support trellises, and netting to protect vegetables. I use small paths for watering. Native trees I planted as seedlings provide a canopy of shade with cool breezes over most of it. I' ... Read more

  • 071721 moments bubble guns

    7/17/2021 2:48:52 PM, by IMREITE

    my dh picked up 2 bubble guns at a local store. 1 is in the shape of a dinosaur. my nieces loved them. the 19 month old was too little to work them but she loved seeing all the bubbles.... Read more

  • I'm going to miss this blog

    7/17/2021 1:33:05 PM, by REGWRITER

    I'm going to miss writing about my health efforts on Spark People. It's been a good place for me to think and write about this. I like the privacy of it, that readers don't know my name. I am going to miss it when it is gone. Non quite sure yet what I'm going to do after SP goes down, but I figu... Read more

  • 7/17/2021

    7/17/2021 12:25:27 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance. Jean de La Fontaine Read more at Read more

  • 071621 moments

    7/17/2021 12:45:19 AM, by IMREITE

    helping a coworker learn some new skills... Read more

  • 7/16/2021

    7/16/2021 8:55:15 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. Rabindranath Tagore Read more at Read more

  • 071521 moments

    7/16/2021 12:05:57 AM, by IMREITE

    picked a bunch of beans out of my garden... Read more

  • trying to get back on track

    7/15/2021 2:19:12 PM, by REGWRITER

    I'm feeling off lately. I'm doing just what is needed to function. Enough so no one gets mad at me or says I'm not doing my part. But I just not looking forward to much of anything. I'm stuck in this "getting through" things mode. Need to get through my work week, need to get through the weeken... Read more

  • 7/15/2021

    7/15/2021 7:01:44 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    To love another person is to see the face of God. Victor Hugo Read more at Read more

  • Bad dog! LOL!

    7/15/2021 5:35:06 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    40 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 071421 moments

    7/14/2021 9:23:28 PM, by IMREITE

    a good rainy day.... its been really dry so the plants needed a good rain... Read more

  • 7/14/2021

    7/14/2021 8:58:48 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you. Jon Bon Jovi Read more at Read more

  • Haha! Silly minion!

    7/14/2021 4:03:12 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    I know I don't want it now! 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 071321 moments

    7/13/2021 11:03:38 PM, by IMREITE

    19th anniversery day. we went kayaking. leftovers for supper. we went out for supper 1 day last week. we are not big party animals and both had to work. we enjoyed the last 19 years.. that is better than a party... Read more

  • 7/13/2021

    7/13/2021 8:52:52 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens. Douglas William Jerrold Read more at Read more

  • So true! LOL!

    7/13/2021 5:41:09 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 071221 moments

    7/12/2021 11:57:42 PM, by IMREITE

    i finally finished weeding the strawberry garden tonight. it was overtaken by crabgrass. i had to dig it all out, shake out the roots and replant the healthy berry plants. it took hours on several different days to get it cleaned out. i hope the plants survive.... Read more

  • 7/12/2021

    7/12/2021 10:55:42 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be. Alan Watts Read more at Read more

  • muddling through my Monday

    7/12/2021 1:19:35 PM, by REGWRITER

    There are those days I plan and do and live and those days I just sort of muddle through. It is a muddling sort of Monday. Not much is getting done, but while I don't feel like doing anything I am at least making some small efforts so at the end of the day there will at least be progress on some ... Read more

  • My Journey - Week 41

    7/12/2021 6:23:17 AM, by BLUEPOET

    Morning everyone, Here is to another week in the books. Weight was up again this week. Still doing to the YoYo thing. I started the MOVE program for the veterans. Last weeks lesson was mostly an introduction to everyone and then to have us setup small weekly goals to try to accomplish. Rem... Read more

  • Impressive!! LOL!

    7/12/2021 4:03:00 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    40 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 071121 moments

    7/11/2021 11:32:07 PM, by IMREITE

    sunshine and nice weather... Read more

  • 7/11/2021

    7/11/2021 8:27:32 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it. Andy Rooney Read more at Read more

  • 071021 moments

    7/11/2021 12:39:08 AM, by IMREITE

    my dh and i made brunch at my parents for them and my sister with her 2 kids. my hubby's family is of danish descent and they make aebleskivers. when we started dating 20 years ago, he introduced them to me. they are still an enjoyable brekfast/brunch we make for my family.... Read more


    7/10/2021 5:51:12 PM, by SKINNY2BSOON1

    JULY 11=30 min walking.60 min walking.30 min walking. TOTAL 120 MIN.BUNRED 644.DRANK 6 GLASSES OF WATER.CALORIES ATE 1000 274 274 274 JULY 12=30 min walking.30 min house work.30 min gardening.30 min mowing the lawn.TOTAL 120 MIN.BUNRED872.DRANK 8 GLASSES OF WATER.CALORIES ATE 100... Read more

  • 7/10/2021

    7/10/2021 11:06:53 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Read more at Read more

  • Migraine issues are not going to stop me today!

    7/10/2021 8:27:12 AM, by REGWRITER

    My migraine takes different forms. Mostly I get the head pounders, but occasionally my body does other things, like a sudden stiff jaw and the feeling like something is twisting in my back. Woke up at 3am with that and instead of getting up and doing something about it (heat on the back helps) I ... Read more

  • 070921 moments

    7/9/2021 11:52:07 PM, by IMREITE

    after work, my dh gave me a massage. i was si relaxed. i napped for about 2.5 hours afterwards... Read more

  • Is it really Friday--already and I don't have to work tomorrow

    7/9/2021 10:50:32 AM, by REGWRITER

    I have a job where I work every other weekend--for the rest of my life. At least that is what it feels like. Last week would have been my Saturday on, but the library was closed Sat-Monday for the 4th of July. This weekend is my "off week" so I only work four days and have Saturday off. It is so... Read more

  • 7/9/2021

    7/9/2021 7:22:47 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    People only see what they are prepared to see. Ralph Waldo Emerson Read more at Read more

  • 070821 moments

    7/8/2021 11:35:07 PM, by IMREITE

    getting some weeding done on strawberry patch... Read more

  • I'm alive.

    7/8/2021 11:15:34 PM, by DRAGONCHILDE

    New job. New town. Same old chub. Time to get back to work.... Read more

  • 7/8/2021

    7/8/2021 9:52:44 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu Read more at Read more

  • Ummm...???

    7/8/2021 3:57:02 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    198 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 070721 moments

    7/7/2021 8:57:01 PM, by IMREITE

    better day. took a longer lunch so i relaxed more.... Read more

  • that evening hunger

    7/7/2021 1:35:31 PM, by REGWRITER

    My work day is such and my drive home is such that when I get home I'm way too hungry (sort of own dumb fault--I'm supposed to have a late afternoon granola bar and I skip it way too many times) So I get home and I know hubby has dinner planned but it's going to be a while and so I start to graze. ... Read more

  • 7/7/2021

    7/7/2021 1:08:00 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone. Robin Williams Read more at Read more

  • Naughty dog...

    7/7/2021 5:51:48 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 070621 moments

    7/6/2021 9:44:30 PM, by IMREITE

    bit of a crummy day. dh's surgery was postponed. arg. we have been waiting about 8 years and the insurance company found a new way to be the problem.... Read more

  • Glad to be back at work

    7/6/2021 11:28:29 AM, by REGWRITER

    I got home from church on the 4th of July to find we have no internet, cable or phone. Things were down and down hard. We had a cookout to go to so we didn't worry about it. Came home in the evening and still not working. Hubby made the call and the soonest they can come and fix it all will be to... Read more

  • 7/6/2021

    7/6/2021 8:47:28 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    The return we reap from generous actions is not always evident. Francesco Guicciardini Read more at Read more

  • My Journey - Week 40

    7/6/2021 6:29:51 AM, by BLUEPOET

    Another week into the books. I was down a pound today. Still not under my 200 goal mark but I am getting there. Today is the day that I start the MOVE program with the Vets. Sounds very similar to the program that is here. We will see how that goes. Libby our puppy is doing better. She did hav... Read more

  • Hot, hot, hot!!

    7/6/2021 3:54:36 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    High of 97 degrees here today. Yuck!!! 259 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 070521 moments -no curfew for grandma

    7/6/2021 12:04:37 AM, by IMREITE

    yesterday was a birthday party for my 4 year old niece. my dh and i were in shcare of picking up my grandma at 2. we ate about 430 my parents kept asking her if she was ready to go home. her response "i dont have a curfew". she is in her 90's so we didnt want to wear her out. she did not want to lea... Read more

  • 7/5/2021

    7/5/2021 8:17:28 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Courage is knowing what not to fear. Plato Read more at Read more

  • 7/4/2021

    7/4/2021 8:24:12 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom. Bob Dylan Read more at have a safe and Happy 4th of July... Read more

  • 070321 moments

    7/4/2021 12:01:07 AM, by IMREITE

    Shopping with Mia... Read more

  • 7/3/2021

    7/3/2021 1:20:07 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan... believe... act! Alfred A. Montapert Read more at Read more

  • 070221 moments

    7/2/2021 11:29:18 PM, by IMREITE

    veggie garden fully weeded.... Read more

  • an 11 day streak!

    7/2/2021 3:26:57 PM, by REGWRITER

    I'm not losing weight and I'm not doing the best at keeping track of my eating, but I have managed to get on SP eleven days in a row. Let's see how long I can keep this going--Hopefully until this page goes down. ... Read more

  • 7/2/2021

    7/2/2021 7:51:43 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues. Abraham Lincoln Read more at Read more

  • Friday funny...hahaha!!

    7/2/2021 6:58:05 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 070121 moments

    7/1/2021 11:10:23 PM, by IMREITE

    all ot done for the week. 1 8-hr day left for the week. then i have 2 whole days off.... Read more

  • bring on July

    7/1/2021 9:25:27 AM, by REGWRITER

    I'll talk about annual goals some other day. For now I'm feeling good. Got up and got over 1000 words of writing done before breakfast. I have a good grip on what I want to get done before the sun goes down and unlike yesterday I have a plan to do it. Happy July folks. Lets have a great mon... Read more

  • Wildlife

    7/1/2021 8:32:51 AM, by MARILYN721

    How does one compare themselves to the wildlife? This is my question today, I'm baffled with this thought. As I watch the deer, rabbits, squirrels, and birds every morning. How can I be fit like them? What in my human world makes us heavy or skinny. These animals stay the same size daily, weekly, a... Read more

  • 7/1/2021

    7/1/2021 7:36:51 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. Mark Twain Read more at Read more

  • Oops! LOL!!!

    7/1/2021 5:52:49 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    40 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 063021 moments

    6/30/2021 10:45:56 PM, by IMREITE

    time to weed, not to humid and shady so not in the sun... Read more

  • 6/30/2021

    6/30/2021 2:10:33 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it. Karl A. Menninger Read more at Read more

  • Lazy morning

    6/30/2021 1:56:16 PM, by MARILYN721

    As I know I have to work this evening I normally take it easy most of the day. But my problem is I'm very antsy today. I did strengthening this morning, made a decent breakfast, read part of a book, and had a small lunch.... Read more

  • camp NaNoWriMo

    6/30/2021 8:10:19 AM, by REGWRITER

    I know I have way too many sedentary hobbies. That being said I not willing to give them up. Take July. I will again be trying to write 50,000 words as part of Camp NaNoWriMo. What is worse my chosen project is that of transcribing recordings I did of interviews with my mother, so to make it hap... Read more

  • You've got mail!

    6/30/2021 4:10:22 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    224 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 062921 moments

    6/29/2021 9:42:18 PM, by IMREITE

    a whole lot of kohlrabi in my garden... Read more

  • 6/29/2021

    6/29/2021 9:44:12 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw Read more at Read more

  • Nature

    6/29/2021 9:01:52 AM, by MARILYN721

    What God provides us with. Sitting on my porch this morning taking in the sun raise as the sun is approaching the morning sky showing bright white clouds scattered within the ocean blue skies, trees of many shades of greens standing tall and still. Flowers opening up to enjoy the warmth from the ove... Read more

  • Sounds about right!! LOL!

    6/29/2021 7:20:31 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • In-between rain drops

    6/28/2021 5:23:27 PM, by MARILYN721

    What a up and down day here in Missouri. The weather can't make up it's mind. One moment it's sunny 😎 another it's so humid and sticky, then it starts raining again. Kinda sounds like me and maybe most of us. One moment I'm doing great at watching and tracking my food and exercise, then slowly tape... Read more

  • finally a good nights sleep

    6/28/2021 3:32:14 PM, by REGWRITER

    Last night is was cooler and dryer and we had the fan in the window and the cat was not trying to sleep on my legs (part of why I think I was a bit stiff) and I woke this morn moving better than I have in days. It is amazing how much better I feel when I sleep and wake well. ... Read more

  • 6/28/2021

    6/28/2021 8:53:23 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    The home is the chief school of human virtues. William Ellery Channing Read more at Read more

  • My Journey - Week 39

    6/28/2021 6:40:06 AM, by BLUEPOET

    This has been a crazy weekend. Very high temperatures which is not usual for this area. Luckily for us we have AC even though its struggling to keep up with all the heat. Today is going to be the worse day of it all with an expected high of 118 or 120. Already 80 + outside which not is not a nor... Read more

  • Misunderstanding...LOL!

    6/28/2021 3:54:18 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    40 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more