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  • organizing this morning

    7/30/2021 10:53:32 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - Been sleeping so well. It has done wonders for my energy level. Reasons are many: Dh has finally adjusted to retirement, DS is being handled by DH, traveling soon, and Olympics. I have actually been to two Olympics: Montreal in 1976 and Syndey in 2000. I just love watching them... Read more


    7/30/2021 10:08:43 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning have to check my aunts bp and temperature 155/70 and temp 98 ao i can rest for today enjoy your day love to all of you please stay kool so humid and hot here prayers to all of you 247 248 304 247 593 386 247 345... Read more

  • Friday’s Words

    7/30/2021 9:37:28 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • thought for today 7/30/21

    7/30/2021 9:33:54 AM, by USMAWIFE

    When you withhold forgiveness or love from anyone, for any reason, it diminishes your awareness of the abundance of good in your life. You are stuck in so much old stuff, new stuff has no way of getting to you. In essence, the good that you withhold from others will be withheld from you.... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day

    7/30/2021 9:31:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a much cooler day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Fearlessness

    7/30/2021 9:12:38 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    36 36 36 36 36 36 36 "Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you." - Misty Copeland... Read more

  • Friday

    7/30/2021 8:42:05 AM, by KITT52

    It's Friday, the week end is here.... And so is August.... Sun day will be August 1. That means only 17 more days to use Sparkpeople program. I signed up for the Spark 360... Not great.... It's very impersonal.... I miss my spark friends .... It doesn't give me that supportive feeling... But I... Read more

  • 7/30/2021

    7/30/2021 8:28:59 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    You will never win if you never begin Helen Rowland Read more at Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    7/30/2021 8:23:58 AM, by RO2BENT

    Headed to PIB for some drinks and kinship ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Friday, July 30, 2021

    7/30/2021 8:21:43 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I trust my intuition to deliver inspiring visions of my future." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Read more

  • Another angry homeowner

    7/30/2021 7:36:06 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    He doesn’t want to follow the rules he agreed to when he bought here and he sure seems to have an issue with women!... Read more

  • What Kind of Blessing?

    7/30/2021 6:35:02 AM, by PIZZA5152

    What Kind of Blessings? Proverbs 28. July 30 2021. “A faithful man will abound with blessings, but he who hastens to be rich will not go unpunished. Proverbs 28:20 What comes to your mind when you think of “ abounding in blessings?” If you are like most people you probably are th... Read more

  • TGIF!

    7/30/2021 6:24:07 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great start to your weekend. 386... Read more

  • Chronic Pain

    7/30/2021 5:45:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    Chronic pain is pain that lasts for at least six months, though it may last for years. An injury, disease or infection may have originally caused the pain, but chronic pain continues long after the injury or illness has gone away. In some cases, there is no known cause. Psychological and environm... Read more

  • Friday's Laugh - They Say.....

    7/30/2021 5:37:05 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • 7-29-21

    7/30/2021 2:24:49 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    There are only a couple of days left in July. I didn't get my July work even started. I even have a bigger mess than I started the month with, if that's even possible. I'm thinking of getting one of those little room coolers. It will mean I will have to move stuff away from in front of the electric ... Read more

  • Life is good no matter how hard it gets to live

    7/30/2021 12:53:18 AM, by MNABOY

    The option is final and I believe the Lord will call me when he wants me,... Read more

  • Day 211: It Pours

    7/30/2021 12:26:33 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    Hello, my lovely friends! They say when it rains it pours and it's pouring here for us right now. Yesterday morning the phone rang and it was for my mom. It was her doctor's with the test results that they did on her the other day (bloodwork) and she has gout. If it's not one thing it's another... Read more

  • Back Across Texas

    7/30/2021 12:13:53 AM, by MCJULIEO

    As I drove home from Houston, I considered the blessings that are surrounding me…. Time with my family was refreshing and needed …Though originally I was scheduled to stay in Houston for a few more days, it became possible for me to wrap up my immediate business and get on the highway before the usu... Read more

  • Weather

    7/30/2021 12:13:36 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 74 after 67. It is 71 outside and 74 inside.... Read more

  • Thursday blessing

    7/29/2021 10:09:36 PM, by JULIJULINN

    "God grant you lightness in your step, A smile on every face you meet, Loved ones gathered at your hearth, and at your door; good friends to greet. A holy hymn upon your lips, A window candle burning bright, And may the Good Lord bless your heart and come to dwell there Christmas night."... Read more


    7/29/2021 9:50:34 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Yoga, gardening, carpentry. Another hot humid day. Been 1100 + days without reaching 100 degrees. Weather yoyo s saying could happen Friday or Saturday. But if doesn't them may extent streak into next year.... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    7/29/2021 9:38:40 PM, by SHERYE

    A man went into a cafe and asked for a meat pie. "Shall I cut it for you?" said the waiter. "Yes, please," said the man. "How many pieces?" asked the waiter, "Four or six?" "Better make it four. I don't think I can eat six!"... Read more

  • thought for today 7/29/21

    7/29/2021 9:21:17 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Close the door to yesterday and open your mind, your heart, and your spirit to the blessings of this momen... Read more

  • Today's Funny

    7/29/2021 7:53:55 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Enjoy! ... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, July 29, 2021

    7/29/2021 7:19:57 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today, I will be gentle with myself." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    7/29/2021 6:46:44 PM, by RO2BENT

    Would’ve been good sailing but engine wasn’t cooperating so we turned back. Lots of go karts, mini golf, and video games today for son’s birthday ... Read more

  • Talking with son

    7/29/2021 6:30:11 PM, by GEORGE815

    My son called today. We spoke about a job situation. What I was surprised about was we spoke for a long time. Usually he doesn't say too much and at times its like pulling teeth . This was so much different. A pleasant surpirse.... Read more

  • Thursday July the next few days I will be singing “I can see clearly now......”)

    7/29/2021 6:24:10 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    Dated myself with that reference, didn’t I? All went as scheduled, and hopefully it heals as easily as the first surgery. Thanks for the love and prayers!... Read more

  • Ice Cream

    7/29/2021 5:59:20 PM, by ALLENCS

    One of my Spark friends has been a great help with my nightly ice cream habit to just go to every other night and work up. Wow a big help I am just having ice cream on the weekend and it has been a great help. THANKS SPARK FRIENDS WE ARE HERE FOR EACH OTHER.... Read more

  • 7-29-21

    7/29/2021 5:47:47 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/29/2021 4:54:29 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill, dog walk & Costco today. It is so hot outside! Hope you are having a lovely day.... Read more


    7/29/2021 4:02:31 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we have an appointment this evening to get our hair cuts. Hubby will come home from work and pick me up. It usually takes about an hour to het both done and then we will grab a bite to eat somewhere on the way home... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/29/2021 2:17:46 PM, by PICKIE98

    I got six whole hours of sleep last night, since it rained overnight. This morning I took pop bottles to Kroger,, we rarely drink the stuff unless we are sick to drink the 7-up, so they were from the beginning of last year. I had 38 cans/bottles. I then went out to the gas station in the... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words

    7/29/2021 10:19:34 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Let's Try This Again

    7/29/2021 9:46:40 AM, by KARENMARIE55

    Well, I'm back again. I was doing Sparkpeople several years ago, religiously. When my husband passed away in 2018, I kind of gave up on my goals but now I have a reason to try again so I can live a longer and healthier life. First of all, I became a grandma in March 2020, two days before the loc... Read more

  • Moving my blog/Journal

    7/29/2021 9:42:39 AM, by LALO492

    Since spark is closing their page, I wanted a way to document and journal my progress. So I created a Blog and moved my entries their! I would love to share it with all of you! Hope you come to visit, read my posts, follow and comment! Here is the site: https://myquestforselflove.b... Read more


    7/29/2021 9:31:46 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok did gym this morning now just hot and tired humidity kicking my butt guys sweating all over is it hot where you are enjoy your day love to all of you thank you all so much for your prayers many blessings to all of you i am going to rest now 247 593 248 223 247 ... Read more

  • A rainy day here today

    7/29/2021 9:31:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be raining for most of the day today. There's a chance of some thunderstorms in the afternoon. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • 7/29/2021

    7/29/2021 8:45:47 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others. Samuel Smiles Read more at Read more

  • An Ancient Blessing.

    7/29/2021 7:38:08 AM, by PIZZA5152

    An Ancient Blessing. Numbers 6. July 29 2021. “This is the way you shall bless the children of Israel. Say to them ‘The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace.” Numbers 6: 23... Read more

  • Back spasms woke us before dawn

    7/29/2021 6:50:39 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    I thought my back was getting better but terrible spasms woke me at 0430, and apparently I was yelping in my sleep before waking with a shriek. Woke my beloved. We’re both up, which is fine since my neighbors roofer started hammering at 0630!... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    7/29/2021 6:32:09 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day. 386... Read more

  • Thursday's Laugh - Let's Plant Catnip They Said........

    7/29/2021 6:07:38 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • 'OLD' IS

    7/29/2021 5:19:17 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    When getting lucky means finding your car in the parking lot!... Read more

  • The Reality of T2D

    7/29/2021 4:38:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    For over 11 years I have made changes to my diet and exercise plan.   I have checked my blood sugar levels daily and worked to control Type 2 Diabetes.   Now that I am feeling the sharp, unexpected pain of (probably) neuropathy in my legs. This is my new reality.   Now I soak my feet,  massage m... Read more

  • Day 210: It Was Hot!!!

    7/29/2021 2:49:58 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Rest when you're weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work." (Ralph Marston)   Hello, my lovely friends!   OMG it was so hot yesterday! Mother Nature decided to up the heat to 100 here. YIKES! Y'all know I hate the heat and we just turned up the ... Read more

  • 7-28-21

    7/29/2021 2:47:12 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I've been watching the Olympics. They have been very interesting this year. People are getting put in Covid quarantine after traveling all that way. Tennis players collapsing from the heat. Surfers wondering if they'll get enough wave action to surf on and then getting a typhoon. Simone Biles (I thi... Read more

  • Wednesday July 28th - 2nd Eye Surgery tomorrow

    7/29/2021 1:03:05 AM, by SISSYFEB48

    Smiling today because I got a 10am appt for my second cataract removal tomorrow. Few more days and I will not need these glasses at all! In the midst of loss, we have to find and be grateful for the good things in our lives every single day. Life is a gift.....and everything changes... Read more

  • Weather

    7/29/2021 12:20:59 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 74 after 64. It is 70 outside and 74 inside..... Read more

  • Weather

    7/29/2021 12:20:59 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 74 after 64. It is 70 outside and 74 inside..... Read more

  • Watching the Olympics

    7/29/2021 12:12:39 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Somehow, without ever intending to, I got sucked in to watching the Olympics again…. I remember being fascinated by them as a child, but the level I’m seeing today is almost freakish in its level of expertise…. These athletes have given SO much to their sport, and have given UP so much for their spo... Read more

  • thought for today 7/28/21

    7/28/2021 8:51:00 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Just in case you needed to be reminded…. If you see a small girl wearing a bikini, mind your business. If you see a big girl wearing a crop top, mind your business. If you see a girl not wearing a bra, mind your business. If a girl of any size doesn't fit your definition of beautiful or se... Read more

  • Workout

    7/28/2021 8:14:23 PM, by GEORGE815

    Got back to the gym after being out of town with family. Was able to cram my workout in the time I had slotted for it. Met an acquaintance i haven't seen for over 2 years. It was nice to see him again.... Read more


    7/28/2021 8:07:30 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Another fine hot very humid day in northern Arkansas, so I decided it was time to weed wack all edges that mower does not reach. 52 minutes, started just after eight this morning. Was totally drenched, shirt, shorts, sweat pants over shorts. hosed grass off, then changes clothes. Then mowed law... Read more

  • Today's Funny

    7/28/2021 6:45:16 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Due to a power outage, the house was very dark so the paramedic asked Kathleen, a 3-year old girl to hold a flashlight high over her mom so he could see while he helped deliver the baby. Little Conner was born! The paramedic lifted him by his feel and spanked him on his bottom and he began to ... Read more

  • 7-28-21

    7/28/2021 6:42:31 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • MY DAY

    7/28/2021 5:34:26 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well my friends picked me up and took me for my birthday Lunch. We went to Salt Life and I was so stuffed. There was 8 of us and they ordered four appetizers and I had the Shrimp bowl that I love. We all sat and talked and I told them no dessert. I could not eat another bite. Came home and took... Read more

  • Wednesday July 28, 2021 Journal/log entry

    7/28/2021 5:26:24 PM, by ZZYYGGY3

    Weather: Gorgeous outside with lots of sunshine, and clear blue skies. Temperature a nice 74 degrees with 46 percent humidity. A nice breeze blowing. A perfect day. Tuesday's log: Tuesday went well, I just couldn't seem to get myself going. I was up early and did some reading, and wrote... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    7/28/2021 5:22:32 PM, by SHERYE

    Louisiana Highway Department employees stopped at a farm and talked with an old farmer. The man in charge told the farmer, 'We need to inspect your farm for a possible new road.' The old farmer said, 'OK, but don't get out in that pasture over there.' The Highway Dept. employee flashed out his i... Read more

  • Walking Wednesday

    7/28/2021 1:29:34 PM, by JULIJULINN

    Walking after it's near 100 during the day.... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    7/28/2021 11:53:54 AM, by RO2BENT

    Looks like not much wind for sailing... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words

    7/28/2021 11:42:13 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/28/2021 11:36:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    The sun is shining brightly here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'm going for another walk after lunch. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/28/2021 11:10:57 AM, by PICKIE98

    I did not sleep much last night, but I got my second wind and got outside and shucked the corn, put bills in mailbox for a nice walk, am cleaning the garage trash can(ICK!), organizing things. Lots of phone calls, and doing my very favorite thing(NOT), balancing my checkbook. I would rather fi... Read more

  • good morning

    7/28/2021 11:06:10 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - been not dieting but living. I eat well, but I am done with regularly weighting in, obsessing about dieting, and getting to the next lower weight. I am happy where I am. I am in size 10 and in my safari traveling pants. they are special pants - that have anti-theft pockets. They ... Read more


    7/28/2021 10:17:21 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok hubby got mri done this morning please keep us in your prayers thank you so much all have wonderful day love to all of you 247 247 247 248 304 593 386 247 593... Read more

  • Adversities / Opportunities

    7/28/2021 10:15:53 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Sometimes the things that seem to be adversities turn out to be opportunities in disguise. ~ W. Clement Stone... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    7/28/2021 9:27:44 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today is my day to paint life in bold colors." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Read more

  • If You Want to Stay in touch, Here's my Email Address

    7/28/2021 8:58:56 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Several friends have already exchanged theirs, but for those who may still be out there and want to drop an occasional line or two, I'm at Today's victory is that I tied my own shoe. Yes, I've been able to tie the one on the unoperated hip/leg, but not the other one. T... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/28/2021 8:36:37 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill and shower down. Bible Study at 9:30 and volunteering at the hospital from noon to 4. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • 7/28/2021

    7/28/2021 8:36:08 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Freedom is never given; it is won. A. Philip Randolph Read more at Read more

  • Hang in there!

    7/28/2021 7:47:14 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Another busy day. I have an eye exam at noon for new glasses. I have cataracts but they aren’t at the stage needing surgery yet so it’s an exam plus new glasses. I do wish they could replace the lenses so I could keep my favorite frames!... Read more

  • Windows of Heaven

    7/28/2021 7:06:09 AM, by PIZZA5152

    Windows of Heaven. Malachi 3. July 28 2021. “Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and try Me now in this, says the Lord of Hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven and pour out to you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive... Read more

  • 5% challenge and changes as the body shifts

    7/28/2021 7:05:03 AM, by CHERIE38

    I wake up with the birds, LOL I am in bed before the sun goes down! ! LOL Starting Weight 6/19/21: 168.6 Goal Weight: 160 5% Goal: 8.43 Week 1 6/26/21: 167.2 Week 2 7/03/21: 164.6 Week 3 7/10/21: 163.6 Week 4 7/17/21: 160 Week 5 7/24/21: 158.8 For so ... Read more

  • Wednesday's Laugh - How About.....

    7/28/2021 6:21:48 AM, by BONNIE1552

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    7/28/2021 5:07:15 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    To thine own self be kind.... Read more

  • There's Nothing Quite Like The Spark

    7/28/2021 4:58:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Spark Guy, I'm really going to miss you when you're gone. There's no group quite like you. I wish that I understood why you have to shut down. You kept me focused and working towards my goals. Yes, I've switched over to Spark 360. I hope that you add blogs to the new Spark. I j... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    7/28/2021 4:56:16 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great Wednesday. 386... Read more

  • 7-27-21

    7/28/2021 2:34:09 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I had to get my handicap placard updated. It expires this month. That got me out of the house, so I went to my comic store and a thrift store near there. Since I'm in a downsizing state of mind, I pass on a lot of things I would have purchased before. I picked up three pair of shorts, a book and a t... Read more

  • Day 209: Second Round

    7/28/2021 2:33:02 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow - after you have done your best to achieve success today." (Maxwell Maltz) Hello my lovely friends!!!   Yesterday my mom had her appointment for her fing... Read more

  • New details

    7/28/2021 1:38:00 AM, by RKOTTEK

    on I am rkottek1 on I am rkottek on i am richard kottek on i am richard kottek My email is hope to see you wherever I wish you all well cheers richard... Read more

  • Ethnic Food

    7/28/2021 12:28:58 AM, by MCJULIEO

    When you think of “ethnic food”, do you think of “British food”? This is from the nearby HEB store…. I had to wonder what foods fit in that category, so I went looking, and sure enough , these products are not what I normally see I mean….. “salad cream”?? Mixes for Yorkshire pudding and Sheph... Read more

  • Weather

    7/28/2021 12:17:00 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 74 after 68. It is 70 outside and 73 inside..... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/27/2021 11:05:42 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Had Dr appt to schedule my colonoscopy. Another hot day, so the pool felt great.... Read more


    7/27/2021 10:09:02 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Up early and putting some ribs in the slowcooker with seasoning to make them tasty. When Hubby got home he ran me up to the Credit union as I had locked myself out of my on line account and the number on the page to call was not in service. I fried some fresh potatoes with onion and we had a salad... Read more

  • thought for today 7/27/21

    7/27/2021 9:57:57 PM, by USMAWIFE

    It would be great if all people were nice and loving. Unfortunately, they are not. There are many people who are in a great deal of pain, and on certain days these people will, consciously or unconsciously, inflict their pain on you. If you should encounter angry words or unkind actions today, take ... Read more


    7/27/2021 8:47:54 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Textured outside closet walls, then sprayed primer inside and out. Missed a good rain by just that much, a few sprinkles, heavy clouds, rain cooled breeze dropped temp from hot 90s to low /mid 80s.... Read more

  • 7/27/2021

    7/27/2021 6:40:51 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Day 7 post-op - Patient doing well have my 4 hours in CPM machine in, did exercises 3 times so far today, and walking 3 minutes per hour awake. Check marks on all of these - a little ahead of schedule. Feels pretty good. I just wish the pain stayed away during the night. I keep getting woke up ... Read more

  • 7-27-21

    7/27/2021 6:28:51 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    7/27/2021 6:14:01 PM, by SHERYE

    Charlie's wife, Lucy, had been after him for several weeks to paint the seat on their toilet. Finally, he got around to doing it while Lucy was out. After finishing, he left to take care of another matter before she returned. She came in and undressed to take a shower. Before getting in the shower... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/27/2021 6:12:31 PM, by KITT52

    Have a Happy and Healthy Tuesday.... Read more

  • Vacation

    7/27/2021 5:47:55 PM, by GEORGE815

    Made it home safely. We stopped at a rest break. It was fortunate to be located near a waterfall. I recorded this soothing sound for a period of time to relax to later.... Read more

  • Joke for today

    7/27/2021 5:07:58 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    During lunch at work, I ate 3 plates of beans (which I know I shouldn't). When I got home, my husband seemed excited to see me and exclaimed delightedly, "Darling I have a surprise for dinner tonight." He then blindfolded me and led me to my chair at the dinner table. I took a seat and just as he... Read more