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  • Sad News

    11/12/2019 5:21:18 PM, by POSEY440

    My Mom died Sunday, the day after I left home for Florida. ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/12/2019 10:54:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a challenging workout on sunday with my personal trainer at the gym and i feel great. it is one of my friends' birthday today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading to the gym later on today, after supper. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Monday/ November 11, 2019 (Day: 5/21)

    11/12/2019 2:47:55 AM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Day 5/21 is 3 miles today so I broke it up. I did 2 miles Power Express & 1 Mile Fat Burning. I must say I started out with my back in pain, but I was able to push through it & before starting the 3rd Mile I wasn’t feeling any pain, Praise God!! #blessed day5of21 #thanksgivingwalkchallenge ... Read more

  • Sunday/ November 10, 2019 (Day: 4/21)

    11/11/2019 7:24:40 PM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Sunday/November 10, 2019: Today was 1 Mile & I did Walk Slim. I had been having back pain today so I went a little slower. #blessed #21daythanksgivingwalkingchall
    enge ... Read more

  • Saturday/ November 9, 2019 (Day: 3/21)

    11/11/2019 7:21:54 PM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Day 3/21 Thanksgiving Walk Challenge: Today was a 2 Mile Walk & I chose Burn 30. Wow I’m tired, so it was the perfect one to use. #blessed #21daythanksgivingwalkchalleng
    e... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/10/2019 4:29:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    i just finished a challenging workout with my personal trainer at the gym a while ago and i feel great. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Take the dare

    11/10/2019 7:53:47 AM, by NANALULU2

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  • 8 - Compulsive Eating (Overeaters Anonymous)

    11/10/2019 5:10:27 AM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    Well this is a different kind of change - I've been a member of Overeaters Anonymous in the past but find it doesn't sit well with my Christian faith. I like some of the 12 steps - they are helpful for me. For instance Step 1 - We admitted we were powerless over food — that our lives had beco... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/9/2019 10:28:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a pretty quiet day here today. my daughter is off to volunteer at the local library. she enjoys it a lot. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! today is my parents' wedding anniversary! have an amazing day and a great weekend, everyone!... Read more

  • Changes ... 11/9/2019

    11/9/2019 10:26:14 AM, by COOKIE_AT_51

    For those of you over 50 years old (maybe even starting in the 40's) you are aware of the subtle changes that happen as we age. We all know that change is inevitable and I suppose we should embrace changes as otherwise we become stagnant. I was talking to a friend who's daughter had run the New... Read more

  • Friday/November 8th 2019

    11/9/2019 7:38:52 AM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Day 2/21: Today was 1 Mile with Walk Away the Pounds, plus I did some active recovery with Core De Force on BOD. #daytwo #blessed ... Read more

  • Thursday/November 7th 2019

    11/9/2019 7:33:23 AM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Today is day 1/21 for the Thanksgiving Walk. I’m excited by the health benefits. #blessed ... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/8/2019 12:57:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm having a great day! my daughter says hi! after dinner, i will be heading to the gym for a great workout. have a fabulous day, everyone! both budgie birds say cheep, cheep!... Read more

  • What Exercise or Walk Away the Pounds Workout?? 11/3-10

    11/8/2019 10:56:44 AM, by NANALULU2

    What Exercise or Walk Away the Pounds Workout?? 11/3-10 November 3, 5, 7, 9 You Tube - Burn Body Fat 1 Mile | Leslie Sansone's Walk at Home ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/7/2019 2:16:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool day here today. there was some snow overnight here, which actually stayed on the ground. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! later on, i will be doing an exercise dvd at home. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/6/2019 12:31:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym yesterday. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Snowbird

    11/6/2019 10:35:30 AM, by POSEY440

    I am off to Florida on Saturday for the winter. Hoping I can get on track there. They have a pool need one right no. Wish me luck, will still be here daily on Spark. ... Read more

  • 7th of 144 things I want to change - Journal

    11/6/2019 5:53:08 AM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    I've a little book with just over 100 pages, 16 lines on each page. I'm going to join a 100 day challenge team, and journal each day for 100 days. It will take the form of a list of 15 things I've done that day. I'll start tomorrow as today has half gone. I'm hoping it will provide a bit of moti... Read more

  • Still going strong - Down 53+ lbs!

    11/5/2019 3:55:33 PM, by CMCCLELLAN521

    I have never maintained a new way of eating this long in my life - and I am not tempted to change at all. These last few months, I have felt like the weight is just melting off of me and I haven't felt deprived a single time. My weight loss has been slow & steady - which is just what I want becaus... Read more

  • 2019 Fall 5% Challenge ~ Weight Warriors

    11/5/2019 12:08:18 PM, by NANALULU2

    Well its sad to say I will be dropping out of the challenge - its to time consuming for me right now and I have to many things I have to do during this time of the season. Sorry to all my team mates it was fun... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/5/2019 10:03:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a much cooler day here today. by the end of the week, there is supposed to be some snow in the forecast. i am ready for it and so is my daughter. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading to the gym later on for a cardio workout. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/4/2019 1:31:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout with a trainer yesterday afternoon at the gym and i feel terrific! my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be getting in my cardio exercise throughout the day today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 6th of 144 things I want to change - Water

    11/4/2019 11:11:30 AM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    What's not to like about water? If I switch from decaf tea/coffee to water my teeth will stay whiter, I will feel more energised, more mentally alert, be drinking less calories. The only thing is, I do rather like a nice cup of tea.. But I want to change from water because I am convinced it will ... Read more

  • If you can't yet love yourself...

    11/3/2019 12:09:39 AM, by CARRILU

    ....then at the very least try to stop hating yourself. We all know the importance of self-love but sometimes it seems impossible. That is where I am right now so I decided to just work on not being mean to myself. I would like to stop doing things that cause me pain and sickness and subsequent... Read more

  • it's saturday

    11/2/2019 11:54:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a beautiful day here today. my daughter is volunteering at the library today. she enjoys volunteering there. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! tomorrow i have a session with my personal trainer tomorrow afternoon at the gym. i am looking forward to it. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Spark, the touchstone

    11/1/2019 6:28:43 PM, by CARRILU

    Hi friends, It's been a long time but I have been lurking. I have been on a health roller coaster since our move this summer. My last blog tells of all my excitement in finding my amazing practitioner. I couldn't wait to meet with her for a follow up and I had an appointment scheduled for a few Mo... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/1/2019 2:34:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am starting to feel better from this cold that i have. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i managed to get in a workout at the gym this morning. have a great day and a terrific weekend, everyone!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/30/2019 12:49:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cooler and cloudier day here today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Been a long long time!!

    10/29/2019 3:13:47 PM, by K9WIFE2010

    It’s been such a long time since I was on this site... actually way too long. Decided it’s time to REALLY start taking time to make myself healthy. Been “saying” no excuses this time blah blah blah! And what happens, I have excuse after excuse. With MUCH prayer, this is going to work this time!!!! S... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/29/2019 1:48:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful mostly sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. i am out and about, enjoying the weather. i am getting over a slight cold and i am just mainly walking, dancing for exercise. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 5th of 144 things I want to change - My Rhythm

    10/29/2019 7:29:49 AM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    I was going to call this Routine - but Rhythm sounds nearer to what I want to achieve (and it also sounds less tedious). A housework routine is one of the things I want to include in this, but... it is more than just a cleaning rota. I want to include spiritual things - things I want ... Read more

  • Monday 10/28/19

    10/29/2019 5:45:05 AM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    My Monday workout is dedication to @jamiefitzpatrickfitness @kim_m_fitzpatrick you are both in my prayers. #sweatforfitzfamily ... Read more

  • What Exercise or Walk Away the Pounds Workout 10/26-11/2

    10/26/2019 8:42:15 PM, by NANALULU2

    What exercise did you do from 10/26-11/2. Post what exercise you did 3 times during the week in the What Exercise or Walk Away the Pounds Workout topic under the General Team Discussion forum and get a goodie. Keep sparking! 11/3/19 I started Express 1 Mile Walking Workout | Leslie San... Read more

  • Challenge 4 Regina Canada 4449 Mi & No Random Eat

    10/26/2019 8:28:51 PM, by NANALULU2

    Sample tracker for this week: My exercise: 0-120 max My NRE (no random eating): 0 or 10 all or nothing My portion control: 5, 10, 15 (if you measure and weigh each meal out, score yourself 5 points) Team exercise: Team NRE: Team portion control: *please add to the running totals ... Read more

  • 4th of 144 things I want to change - Sugar Reduction

    10/25/2019 10:52:59 PM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    I need to reduce my sugar intake, so I will no longer be buying anything with more than 4% sugar in it. Why 4%? Because strangely some of my usual savoury foods have that much sugar in. So while I'm thinking about how to deal with those things, I'll cut it to 4% or less. The end goal is to cut o... Read more

  • 2019 Fall 5% Challenge Commitment Weight Tracker

    10/23/2019 1:21:23 PM, by NANALULU2

    Copy and paste this tracker to record your weight values. **Please be sure to post your starting weight on October 5, 2019** **To calculate your 5%, multiply your start weight by .05. Ex: If your starting weight is 200... 200 x .05 = 10... Your 5% goal for the challenge would be 10 lbs.** S... Read more

  • 3rd of 144 things I want to change - Snacking

    10/23/2019 6:28:02 AM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    Today is the day - I have given up snacking - it makes sense - the most unhealthy foods that I eat are eaten as snacks - so giving up snacking not only reduces calories by reducing the amount of time spent eating, but also by changing the type of food I eat.... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/22/2019 7:10:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a cooler day here today. it did rain for a while this morning, then the rain stopped. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Friends

    10/21/2019 8:30:26 PM, by RAPUNZEL53

    I am fortunate to have so many wonderful friends. I would like to thank you all for making my day special. I wish you all a fun filled challenge and hope you all achieve what you want.... Read more

  • 2nd of 144 things I want to change - Prayer

    10/21/2019 7:24:45 PM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    Well the Bible reading is going to plan (so far!). Today I did day 4 on Professor Horner's plan and it's taking about 45 minutes. Now the other Spiritual thing I want to change is prayer. You've possibly heard that 7 days without prayer makes one weak? So I'm going to have another go at ... Read more

  • week one

    10/20/2019 2:36:33 PM, by JLTINSLEY

    Dropped 6 pounds in the first week, probably water weight. Now the real work begins. Trying to keep up with burning 5000 calories a week, which should be fairly easy. Beatsaber is great. I don't even feel like i'm exercising, just playing a game. I've seen articles where people have lost over 100 po... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/20/2019 2:06:18 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great workout at the gym yesterday and i feel wonderful! my daughter says hello to all. on friday night, i will be going to a halloween party and the music to be played will all be from the 1980's. i am really looking forward to it. i got in a lot of exercise and steps yesterday. i feel good... Read more

  • Week of: 10/14-18/19

    10/20/2019 2:59:01 AM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Week: October 14th, 16th, 18th This week I was able to get 3 days in for workouts. I did walking & Tai Cheng. A very positive week. On Monday I was able to do a 5 Mile workout with waking and toning, an amazing way to start the week off. Then adding in the Tai Cheng on two days. #blessed ... Read more

  • Simple rules.. 1. get your starting weight/measurements by 11/1 2. weigh on the same day each week

    10/20/2019 12:47:19 AM, by NANALULU2

    Simple rules.. 1. get your starting weight/measurements by 11/1 2. weigh on the same day each week, measure at beginning and end 3. copy the tracker and let's get started Thanks for joining..... Martha Starting Weight: November 4 11 18 25 3 Goals ... Read more

  • Challenge 3 Lisbon Portugal 5397 Mi & Portion/Meas

    10/20/2019 12:34:52 AM, by NANALULU2

    Challenge 3 Lisbon Portugal 5397 Mi & Portion/Meas Saturday My exercise: 60 walked around shopping all day it was a beautiful sunny day My measure: 5 My tracking: 10 Sunday My exercise: 15 My measure: 5 My tracking: 10 Monday My exercise 30 My measuring 15 My t... Read more

  • Portion portion!

    10/18/2019 2:48:36 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Hi all! I havent logged on here in quite a while. But just started few days ago. So every friday i order food. I usually get 2 chicken club sandwiches (comes with 🍟 so 2 sandwiches 2 🍟) and im always feeling incredibly stuffed so today ordered 1and ate slow and was full NOT so full that I feel ... Read more

  • Masked Singer show

    10/18/2019 8:38:24 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning - this will be my last for awhile. DH has gotten impatient. I put on this show that I recorded. What a hoot! if you need to get uplifted - what a fun show. Talked to DS and he is calm about his appointment on Monday with surgeon about the ear. He just wish he knew surgery or not. ... Read more

  • 1st of 144 things I want to change - Bible reading - 1 chapter or 10

    10/17/2019 11:22:56 AM, by MAKEITWORKIT

    I've decided the theme for my 144 blogs (which may not be as frequent as I originally said) will be Things I Want To Change. The first change I want to make is to do with reading my Bible. I'd been feeling quite down recently, and it occurred to me that I'd not been reading my Bible every day.... Read more

  • Very relaxed and ready to go

    10/17/2019 8:07:18 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning- have the house in order - planning to send a letter to my son giving him support for this doctor visit on Monday. He will get the knowledge if he needs another surgery and lose his ear. It will be a very hard visit for him. I am sending him prayers. He does not need any more stress... Read more

  • 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

  • short timer

    10/16/2019 4:36:26 PM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good day; checking off my check list. Dh is going to soccer games to watch our GK. I have things to do to finish up. Have a good day!! 244... Read more

  • visit with DS went great

    10/15/2019 8:37:50 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good Morning - DS came with DGD- no wife. We had a wonderful visit. My son was calm and was having nice conversation. What I got from him, that he is going to continue to work on him. Wife will not go to couple counseling - she is working on herself w/o counseling. So who knows and who even cares... Read more

  • I have to remind myself to let go again.

    10/14/2019 9:14:25 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning- DS and his family are coming. I thought they were coming as a family unit today to talk about their problems. That is what my son said. Anyways, my son told my DH that they are coming for us to watch our GD while his wife gets a break. She has other things to do. So who knows, I... Read more