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  • Atkins Endulge Candy

    10/17/2019 10:25:07 PM, by MIMIOFBOYS

    Stressful week ssss, due to upcoming move tomorrow. Ran to Walmart for garbage bags and paper towels. Picked up Atkins Endulge Candy m&m's. I've been relying on them since my friends told me they snack on them once a day. He has lost 60lb since March and his wife 50lb. On keto. She has reached her g... Read more

  • Crazy Day # 3

    10/17/2019 6:06:06 PM, by CKEYES1


  • Thursday

    10/17/2019 11:21:15 AM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Almost Friday. One more day! ... Read more


    10/17/2019 10:58:26 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well went to gym this morning did a lot better my mom in nursing home today now i feel so much better now getting her apartment cleaned out please keep us in your prayers love hugs and blessings to all of you 247 593 386 594 247 304 594... Read more

  • Snowstorm and beachcombing..

    10/17/2019 10:39:47 AM, by PICKIE98

    We are back home from the three-day vacation. We saw one ship preparing to go through the SOO Locks, but the weather was cold and rainy most of the time. We did go beachcombing at two places: Monocale lake at Brimley State Park and Point Iroqouis Lighthouse in Brimley,MI. We went into the c... Read more

  • Daily starting over

    10/17/2019 9:44:07 AM, by OSHAY58

    I’ve been pre-tracking daily then completely blow it at night. Today I’m staying on track by: planned evening snack and checking off chores done ✅ changing this evening noshing bad habit I believe will get me on the ‘losing train’. Anyone else have this issue and what’s been your success? Have a te... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/17/2019 9:28:23 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Day 5

    10/17/2019 8:12:28 AM, by NAYNEE

    I was up early today, decided to go ahead and do my 10 minutes on a stationary bike and drank two cups water! I’ve been planning to complete 7 days of 10 minutes on the bike then edge up. My bike has a resistance setting. I think I’ll up the resistance knob a notch each week till I reach the ... Read more

  • 10-17-19

    10/17/2019 5:38:42 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • So far, so good

    10/17/2019 2:51:25 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    My strategy is working I think. Eatweeing protein earlier & distributing fat thruout the day is allowing me to stay just under limit. Won't know until football again this weekend.... Read more


    10/17/2019 12:14:40 AM, by JOANN25

    I was reminded today that I have not been blogging as much. As most of you know, I took a hard fall and was in the hospital for a week plus rehab for 3 weeks. I landed on the back of my head with a fractured skull (and many other things I won't go into). I came home last Wednesday and have had... Read more

  • Wednesday

    10/16/2019 7:03:16 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • it's wednesday

    10/16/2019 6:48:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool fall day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. I had an incredible workout at the gym this morning. both budgie birds say cheep ,cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Crazy Day # 2

    10/16/2019 6:11:01 PM, by CKEYES1

    How can some one email me 10 times in one day. Driving me crazy. It's work related so I have to answer, but if I could, I would just delete them.... Read more

  • 18/6 Fasting and Not Starving

    10/16/2019 4:10:25 PM, by AMEN1976

    I started a 18/6 plan with 18 hours no food just water or tea with nothing added and 6 hour eating window. I would eat healthier options but I'm limited in income right now and am presently doing the" what you got you eat" until my next pay day. That leaves me eating whatever was sent my way by frie... Read more

  • Day 4

    10/16/2019 11:21:54 AM, by NAYNEE

    Are my eyes deceiving me? 7 lbs down? WOW! I know that the 1st week is always a higher loss, then it slows down,, still... Yea me!!!... Read more

  • Hump Day

    10/16/2019 11:21:30 AM, by MIMIOFBOYS

    2 more days until we move. Hubby is wound tightly and grumpy. Makes me extra stressed, dealing with him, and finishing packing. Keto took a hike last night..... My FBS reflected it too this am. Fasting blood sugar was 212!! Not good at all. Took a Victoza shot my doctor had took me off a few weeks ... Read more


    10/16/2019 10:16:52 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning will go back in the morning had to rest my body needed that she in hospital going through all of this to get her in nursing home but i will be all for the best for her and me and my sister please keep us in your prayers i have been going for thr... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/16/2019 9:53:32 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Working part time

    10/16/2019 9:11:25 AM, by MAMR31

    I got a job stocking shelves at Michael's. It is a very physical job so it will definitely help with my weight loss. Yay!!... Read more

  • 10-16-19

    10/16/2019 5:41:40 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Tuesday

    10/15/2019 8:34:35 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Made it through the last day of Tax filing! WooHoo!!! Hope everyone has had a great day! ... Read more

  • Crazy Day

    10/15/2019 6:27:21 PM, by CKEYES1

    Crazy day at work. Doing two jobs at once. Can be a little stressful when someone is on vacation. I will not let it get to me. 24... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/15/2019 4:11:10 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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    10/15/2019 10:35:11 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok went to gym this morning feeling better exercise help with my stress so yep working on my mom nursing home her apartment all that is in plan will be better for all of us she will be about 20 miles from me so i will see her about three times month she not in any pai... Read more

  • Day 3.

    10/15/2019 10:13:36 AM, by NAYNEE

    How did I miss it. Somehow I forgot to exercise yesterday.... going right now to get my minutes in. ... Read more

  • 10-15-19

    10/15/2019 5:49:09 AM, by ELRIDDICK

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  • Changes needed 10/15/19

    10/15/2019 3:38:22 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    I am still struggling with my body wanting more calories - about 400 to 500 a day - ever since the cooler weather (& colder nights ) have hit. I have tried eating more vegetables which usually helps but a couple days there was junk food too. So I need to make some changes. 1. I need to cook so... Read more

  • Monday

    10/14/2019 10:02:44 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Upcoming Move Friday

    10/14/2019 8:52:45 PM, by MIMIOFBOYS

    4 days until we move. Having trouble staying on program these days. Had 39 carbs today. Ate ritz crackers and cheese for lunch. Otherwise carbs came from tomatoes, broccoli and turnip greens. SP counts carbs in eggs. 2 eggs and a tomato were breakfast. DH sitting here eating banana pudding.....grrr.... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    10/14/2019 7:09:29 PM, by CKEYES1

    Happy Thanksgiving to all the Canadian Sparkers... Read more

  • Day two!

    10/14/2019 6:18:09 PM, by NAYNEE

    We took my mother-in-law out for lunch today. Proud to say I planned ahead what to order at Cracker Barrel and Stayed with the plan. No extra! ... Read more


    10/14/2019 11:55:21 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all doing ok mom in hospital now more work got to go to medicare office and clean out her house please all pray for mei am going back to gym in the morning i have to to keep my body going enjoy your day love and hugs and blessings to all of you 247 594 593 223 386... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/14/2019 9:42:38 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Just here...

    10/14/2019 8:47:30 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Just here remembering how good I felt when I lost weight.... Read more

  • 10-14-19

    10/14/2019 5:46:19 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • 10-13-19

    10/13/2019 8:06:50 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Only the two of us.

    10/13/2019 6:14:46 PM, by CKEYES1

    Instead of turkey, we had roast beef, roasted potatoes and glazed carrots. It was just my son and me in Ontario. Daughter in B.C. Parents and husband have passed, so thought roast beef would be easier. Did enjoy it. 471... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/13/2019 3:52:35 PM, by PICKIE98

    I just reserved a hotel room in Sault Ste. Marie for a couple nights. It is only a little over three hours from my driveway to the hotel. I like to take advantage of the great autumn rates they have up there. DD brought the suitcases upstairs and the two small coolers inside. We usually go ... Read more

  • Day one done

    10/13/2019 3:04:16 PM, by NAYNEE

    Day one done and goals met! For day2 -got my 10 minutes exercise in even though I had to break it up into two 5 min sessions. Had to compromise some on lunch plans from the suggested meal plan. Hard to follow when eating out with friends for lunch. Still I logged in what i ate and. I’ll h... Read more

  • Trying To Brace Myself

    10/13/2019 12:48:22 PM, by AMEN1976

    I never do full body photos or even look in full length mirrors. Am I the only one whom finds this hard to do? I've never had a positive image of myself. Gaining weight made it worse. I try to accept this is me right now knowing I'm working to improve myself but honestly it's hard. We had our S... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/13/2019 12:15:13 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • it's sunday

    10/13/2019 11:23:32 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. my mom says thanks for the birthday wishes. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more


    10/13/2019 9:51:23 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are having great day my mom has worn me out these last three years she has took toll on me but i have here in right place now thank the lord thank you all for your prayers please continue to pray for us enjoy your day love and hugs and blessings to all 247 247 250 223 304 ... Read more

  • Saturday - carbs

    10/13/2019 2:57:31 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Made a hot cereal breakfast I've been wanting since the nights & mornings are cooler. My Farina = 200 calories Dry cream of wheat w/ 2 Tbls (not 3 Tbls) Sprinkle into 1 cup boiling water in small saucepan on stovetop Stir continuously Add 1 Tbls creamy peanut butter Stir some more then remove fr... Read more

  • 10-12-19

    10/12/2019 9:53:14 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Allergies got me down

    10/12/2019 5:19:24 PM, by DIANAPOST1

    I have been so sick the last 24 hours. I went and got my allergy shot yesterday knowing I wasn't feeling all the great and now I am paying for it. I have my orange juice and chicken noodle soup. Hopefully it works. 527... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/12/2019 2:19:33 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Hope everyone is having a great day! ... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/12/2019 1:51:45 PM, by PICKIE98

    The rain started last night, but it is merely cool and gloomy today, so far. I may go up to the Soo Locks to see if any ships are going in or out. It is a race against time until the Locks close next month. This may be an overnight trip to double as a leaf-peeper trip.... Read more

  • A ways to go.

    10/12/2019 12:29:29 PM, by NAYNEE

    I've started and stopped again and again. It seems that I let life interfere with my Healthy Life Journey...I need to commit. I WILL BE COMMITED! I once heard that writing an Idea down makes it a goal. Writing the steps to reach that goal Makes it a plan. Goal: Lose 100 lbs by D... Read more

  • Happy Canadian Thanksgiving

    10/12/2019 11:33:54 AM, by CKEYES1

    It's officially Monday, but I'm doing it today. I find it very tiring doing it on the Monday and doing all the cleaning up, so I do it early. That way I can visit on Monday... Read more


    10/12/2019 11:18:01 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok yep mom inhospital making plans for her going in nursing home she done all she can so it going to be best for all of us for me no more groceries and calling for her every day Lord step in was just to much for both of us we werent doing any good keep us in your pray... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/12/2019 10:53:50 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's my mom's birthday today! my daughter and i are at my parents' place to celebrate the day. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have an amazing day, everyone!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/12/2019 7:39:23 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Organizing & decluttering - more

    10/11/2019 11:56:30 PM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Today we worked thru four hours of clearing, sorting, cleaning & packing. So many memories of places traveled & sights seen. Visits to Hawaii; Grand Cyn (N & S rims;) Mackinaw Island MI; Bryce, Zion& Moab UT; Silverton CO; Oatman & Kingman; Flagstaff, Williams & Sedona AZ; Laughlin & Las Vegas NV; ... Read more

  • Friday

    10/11/2019 9:39:56 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Dance

    10/11/2019 6:17:41 PM, by CKEYES1

    I love to dance. My favorite activity. My son makes fun of me. I'll be sitting watching TV and a song will come on. I'll jump up and start to dance. Then I'll hear, "There she goes again. There goes the senile old lady. LOL. Sarcasm runs in the family. Guess what? Sorry - can't help it. ... Read more

  • Favorite time of year

    10/11/2019 4:28:58 PM, by LIBBY59

    I've decided this year that Fall is my favorite time of year; especially when it's early when the sun is still warm and the colors of the trees add color to compliment the warmth. Looking forward to my walk today but have to get my second layer on before I can reason to stay indoors... Read more

  • Friday

    10/11/2019 2:31:53 PM, by PICKIE98

    I went to Tim's ash interment yesterday. I NEVER do well with the Veteran sendoffs, EVER. I held it together well until he recited the meaning of the flags colors and symbols. A weird thing, I know now, but it did me in. It was a beautiful sunny day here in Michigan, 70 degrees and perfect t... Read more


    10/11/2019 10:45:08 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well mom in hospital she not doing well with her body so they want her to go in comfort care we got to clean out apartment hard job dont know how long this will go on just pray for us love and hugs and blessings to all 247 593 223... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/11/2019 9:28:36 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • 10-11-19

    10/11/2019 5:42:23 AM, by ELRIDDICK

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  • Good day

    10/11/2019 1:52:39 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Had a decent workout at PT & my therapist agrees we need to change up some stretches & exercises. Hubby & I drove to our favorite Thai restaurant for lunch. Love the Panang Curry preceded by the sour soup made w/ lemongrass. Near there is a donut shop we had been wanting to visit before we leave ... Read more


    10/10/2019 9:59:19 PM, by JOANN25

    This makes me feel so good. I am starting out with only 5,000 steps (or a few less) but will be working on increasing as time goes on. My energy is increasing but have a way to go. It takes time to get over this type of fall. I stay so frustrated with all these doctors, etc. They called... Read more

  • Saw my back surgeon today

    10/10/2019 8:34:00 PM, by LIZZIE138

    I saw my dr for the result of my MRI. I’m still having a lot of back/leg pain following my surgery. The results were good. The nerve causing all the pain is freed up. There is still evidence of the seroma but it is much smaller than before the surgery to remove it. He feels the pain I’m experie... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/10/2019 12:44:13 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    The deadline on income tax for people who filed extensions is Oct 15. Many wait until the last week if they have to pay, so it's a bit hectic at the tax center where I volunteer. Have to get through today, tomorrow and Tuesday and then taking a well deserved break! ... Read more

  • I'm Back....Again

    10/10/2019 11:45:17 AM, by KARENF615

    I am back on Sparkpeople again. I have been off for a few years due to different things that kept me busy and away from the computer. So, since last time, I have been widowed (August 2018). My husband passed away after a massive stroke. Living by myself for the first time in my life. It took ... Read more

  • Back at it...

    10/10/2019 11:38:57 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Going to keep trying until I get back in the saddle.... Read more


    10/10/2019 11:21:29 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok my mom dont want to eat much now so i am going to call 911 in the morning take her to hospital and she stopped eating so got to get her in nursing home so keep us in your prayers love and hugs and blessings to all 247 593 386 594 304... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/10/2019 10:09:38 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Thursday

    10/10/2019 9:13:13 AM, by PICKIE98

    Today is gong to be lovely weather for the veteran send-off for TIm. I did not think I could hold it together for John's funeral, but did well. I need to keep it together for Tim's: we are much closer.. Life is a job.... Read more

  • 10-10-19

    10/10/2019 5:38:43 AM, by ELRIDDICK

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  • I am back

    10/10/2019 3:14:23 AM, by MAROSES

    Hi all, once again I fell into what I call the relationship trap, was with my ex for 4 years and am right back up to over 200. Not sure why I do so good when single but fall off when in a relationship. I have now been no contact with ex for almost 2 months. Honestly he had a huge drinking problem, h... Read more

  • New addition

    10/10/2019 2:55:35 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    My great niece finally had her baby this week. This little guy was just slightly late but is healthy. He was six & a half lbs, & over 19 inches. So thrilling for the whole family.... Read more


    10/9/2019 11:33:24 PM, by JOANN25

    Spent the morning at home working around the house. I got quite a bit done but eventually had to take a rest break (a nap), etc. In the afternoon, I went to the church to finish our choir books for practice tonight. One of my members was there and she helped me do the books so we were ready... Read more

  • No Scape-goating

    10/9/2019 7:58:15 PM, by AMEN1976

    The world hates not having an answer or someone to blame. History has long shown that people want a "scape goat". Something to place the blame onto. And the "scape goat" will change as social expectations change. Don't judge me by what the world sets as their standards for the day. Look at me a... Read more

  • Wednesday

    10/9/2019 7:46:39 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • it's wednesday

    10/9/2019 5:06:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym this morning and i feel amazing! my daughter says hi. on friday, just the two of us are going out for dinner. then on saturday, we are going out with both of my parents to celebrate my mom's birthday. i spent some time at niagara falls, on the canadian side, yesterda... Read more

  • Fog, fall beautiful

    10/9/2019 10:42:05 AM, by MIMIOFBOYS

    We went out for breakfast at 6:45 am. Cool, clear fall weather. When we finished breakfast and coffee, we ran errands. The fog came in.....the fog got thicker.....ooohhh, I'm loving it!! Fall has made it to south central Kentucky!! Time for pumpkins and Halloween!! Last year, this time, I had just r... Read more

  • I'm back

    10/9/2019 10:39:24 AM, by CEIGSTI

    I need to get back in the habit of eating well and exercising. I have been infrequent in exercising and we are eating out far too much! So here's to a new day!... Read more


    10/9/2019 10:16:35 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are having good day my mom have worn me out she forgot her meds and now i have to get them back in her system wow it is so hard with dementia patients i worked with them for 10 years now right at my door so my bsl went down to 70 so i gave her meds got cereal in her and left h... Read more

  • Wednesday

    10/9/2019 9:19:26 AM, by PICKIE98

    The sun is still shining! NIce. ] The colors are starting to peak on our trees around here. I may still take another trek across the Mackinac Bridge again before the snow flies here. The ponies under Luciano's hood are stomping and snorting, ready to run! Mine too.. (My horses are old nags, b... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/9/2019 7:44:34 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • 10-9-19

    10/9/2019 5:37:14 AM, by ELRIDDICK

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  • Tuesday

    10/8/2019 8:28:37 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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

  • Running

    10/8/2019 6:05:15 PM, by CKEYES1

    I walk, dance, strength train, do yoga and pilates, but I have never run. Never did in school and doubt I will do it now. Sorry, but it's off the table.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    10/8/2019 1:11:10 PM, by PICKIE98

    I am ready for another vacation...... Read more

  • Going Vegetarian

    10/8/2019 11:52:22 AM, by AMEN1976

    Ok, so after seeing how much better I feel and move when eating more vegetables then anything else and doing more research I think vegetarian is the way to go for my health. I'm not concerned about giving up meat or the processed foods but I am afraid of things getting boring. Can anyone recommend ... Read more


    10/8/2019 11:12:48 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok dealing with my mom she little better today getting her meds back in her she missed so this week back and forth up and down the road gave her good shower this morning and lotion her down and got food in her today she doing some better so keep us in your prayers wil... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/8/2019 6:27:22 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • 10-8-19

    10/8/2019 5:42:06 AM, by ELRIDDICK

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  • Good day 10/7/19

    10/8/2019 3:00:08 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    I stayed on program all day. Getting my mojo back after a tough several days during the past week or so. Maybe it's the colder fall weather cuz I'm hungrier than usual. Yesterday I just overrate quantity but knew I was doing so. Like I really needed those extra calories. Today I was trying to ea... Read more


    10/8/2019 12:47:03 AM, by JOANN25

    I was released from the skilled nursing facility last Friday and was allowed to come home with no one to stay with me. I have managed this by doing some chores and exercise throughout the day. I am a long way (again) from my 16000 steps as I am having to start at a lower pace and work back up. ... Read more

  • Monday

    10/7/2019 7:38:03 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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

  • Lay's Potato Chips

    10/7/2019 7:17:35 PM, by CKEYES1

    You heard the saying "Lays potato chips - Bet you can't eat just one." Well I'm that one person that can just eat one. Now chocolate on the other hand is my Lays potato chips. If I buy a bounty, I say I will just eat half. Or just one Lindor. None. Not me. It's all or none with me. So I nee... Read more

  • it's monday

    10/7/2019 5:58:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym today. my daughter did really well on two tests she had at school today. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a marvelous day, everyone!... Read more

  • Gloom without Doom!!!

    10/7/2019 12:48:45 PM, by MIMIOFBOYS

    Rainy day yesterday and today. 40 days without rain here in south central KY. Grateful for the rain. Miss sunshine. Do not miss the heat!! Poor timing for the farmers trying to harvest corn and soybeans. Staying on the keto wagon. Woohoo!! Not losing any weight recently. Probably little too much cor... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/7/2019 12:08:43 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Monday

    10/7/2019 11:57:40 AM, by PICKIE98

    No blog, just hanging out, mourning JOhn. Going to the funeral home yesterday was very stressful, but DD helped me through it.... Read more


    10/7/2019 11:09:03 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym today had to go see about mom today she having halluncinations today so i clean her house and washed her dishes took out trash mopped her kitchen hope all are doing ok blessings and hugs to all 247 593 594 345 386... Read more