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  • On the lighter side

    6/13/2021 6:58:16 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • June 13 2021

    6/13/2021 5:36:12 AM, by NASFKAB

    Could not plant the corn yesterday started raining while I wrote that. Going out in a bit. These are some things I saw in the Community Feed. KRISUA wrote that 'we do not have to be great to start but we have to start to be great.' BETTERWEIGH 'No snacks, no sweet foods & a daily walk is still worki... Read more

  • Trying something New

    6/13/2021 5:29:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    I'm slowly making the change over to the new Spark 360. I love the podcasts on Spark Unplug. I'm learning through this page how to destress each and every day. Today's practice on GRACE really helped me to focus on nourishment rather than depletion. I love the mindfulness podcasts in Spark... Read more

  • Future of Official 5% Challenges

    6/13/2021 12:05:53 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I have got a lot of inquiries about the future of the 5% Challenge. The Official 5% Challenge Community will continue. We are testing sites to see what would be the best one for our future challenges. It may be segmented with a some people choosing alternate sites but it will work. On Facebook... Read more

  • Grandkids

    6/12/2021 5:59:39 PM, by GEORGE815

    Had a great morning with the little ones. They wanted to go for a walk in the neighborhood. We saw a few rabbits which they squealed about. Hard to believe our own kids were that young.... Read more

  • The most expensive glasses in the whole store--might go to see the Queen!

    6/12/2021 10:22:23 AM, by LEANJEAN6

    I lost a half a pound-- Of course I probably lost more, because I gained a zillion pounds with the announcement from Spark People which shook my world- But, I have my act together , finally, and the weight is once again, going down!- It IS all about the journey--and sometimes things... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS HAPPY SATURDAY ENJOY YOUR DAY LOVE YOU ALL

    6/12/2021 9:24:07 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning did 4 days this week feeling pretty 247 247 593 595 304 386 good enjoy your day love to all of you hope we can all get back together again love to all of you... Read more

  • Traveling home

    6/12/2021 8:34:48 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    We will begin our journey back to reality later today. It has been a great vacation. I hate to see it end but I am so glad to get back into my routine. ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/12/2021 7:27:32 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • June 12 2021

    6/12/2021 7:04:26 AM, by NASFKAB

    2 death anniversaries today. My father's father in 1950 & 19 years later his eldest son. Prayed for both of them. Rained all day waiting for it to dry to go the terrace. One of the guards working here gave me 2 popcorn cobs so took the kernels out. Planning to plant it as left a few kernels it is an... Read more

  • Simplicity.

    6/12/2021 4:51:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    The time has come for me to do some emotional housecleaning. I have to eliminate those things that are not working in my life. There are people to whom I give my time and energy to who drain my emotional battery. I have to cut back on the time that I give them. I have been on committees... Read more

  • Wow We Did It!

    6/12/2021 12:54:16 AM, by KALISWALKER

    We hurried things up so we can start the Summer 5% Challenge earlier. This ensures we can do the full 8 weeks before SparkPeople close the doors. It was a lot of work but it been it's done! I had my 6 month check up today with my Medical Weight Management (MWM) doctor. It's been about 2.5 years... Read more

  • Grandkids

    6/11/2021 9:36:18 PM, by GEORGE815

    Grandkids came to visit today and will spend the night. We have had meals, gone to the park, and watched children movies. Its been a great day.... Read more

  • New polarized sun glasses are pretty spiffy!

    6/11/2021 11:34:55 AM, by LEANJEAN6

    Late----- late blogging--because --I was --"De-Furing" the main level of the house! We have 2 Germans--- as in dogs--German Shepherds-- My kids call them German Shedders! I thought by me vacuuming--not Himself, I could get all the fur out of the kitchen-- There was an endless amount o... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS MOVE IT FRIDAY I GAVE MYSELF A B TODAY

    6/11/2021 9:27:24 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok gym workout this morning doing good gave myself a B feeling pretty good enjoy your day love to each of you thank you all your prayers and texts let me know what you all are up to today 247 248 594 304 386 got four days in this week... Read more

  • Friday

    6/11/2021 7:41:19 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Today I will tell the ocean see ya later. I am not ready for vacation to be over but I need my routine back.... Read more

  • Meditation: be like a ruminant cow...

    6/11/2021 7:39:11 AM, by WHITE-2

    This is an - imperfect! - transcript I made from a youtube with a talk by Zen teacher Henry Shukman. www.youtube.com/watch?v=jH-39s
    VQH-s&t=975s By all means listen to (part of) it if you enjoy a charming British accent. In it (from about the 18th minute onwards) he answers a qu... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/11/2021 6:44:54 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • June 11 2021

    6/11/2021 6:17:48 AM, by NASFKAB

    Thank you for your good wishes for Ammi. No going anywhere with this pandemic. We have an open border with our neighbour on 3 sides & they are crazy. They had an open time during their elections & they also have this black fungus thing. Wish our so called "wise" leaders would think of us & keep us s... Read more

  • New Path & New Plan

    6/11/2021 4:45:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am a creature of habit and plans.  I love knowing what will come next.   This year is definitely different.   The old plan is not going to work anymore.   I have to change. I need to accept the fact that I'm changing and my life will never be the same. My first change is in my mind.   I'm... Read more

  • Update on my left knee

    6/10/2021 8:52:19 PM, by MACHOL

    Well, I went to the doctor yesterday morning. She examined me and sent me for x-rays. She came back and said, "you're knee is misbehaving!" Turns out, the outside of the knee, where it was hurting and popping, is compensating for the inside of the knee, which is bone on bone. Int... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS NO GYM THIS MORNING HAD TO CHANGE MY AUNTS LEGS

    6/10/2021 10:44:55 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well no gym this morning had to change my aunts legs back at it in the morning going to try and get back to my floor exercises my aunt dont have any breakouts on her legs so proud of that enjoy your day love and peace to all love to all 247 248 247 247 593 9... Read more

  • One reason!

    6/10/2021 10:42:42 AM, by STACYDICK1981

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  • Here I am --AGAIN--on a Sparkly day!

    6/10/2021 10:05:45 AM, by LEANJEAN6

    Yesterday was a beautiful day-- I was at the dock with the Germans (as in dogs)-- Our 2 oldest Grand Daughters are 14 and 16 yrs-- going to the public beach in town with their friends right now- Hopefully as school closes for the summer, we will see more of them. Son #2 the Air Canada Pi... Read more

  • June 10 2021

    6/10/2021 9:58:48 AM, by NASFKAB

    My mother's 99 th birth anniversary. She passed away around 41 years back. Miss her specially the way she looked out for me. Thinking of her alone.... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/10/2021 7:28:44 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Lessons from a Porcupine

    6/10/2021 4:55:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    Growing up, our family had dogs. I remember Brownie. He was a lovable mixed breed that my Dad got at the dog pound. We loved Brownie and had a great time with him. That is, until the day that Brownie met the porcupine. He came home crying, with a mouth full of quills. My Dad pulled th... Read more

  • What a few years it has been

    6/9/2021 8:30:14 PM, by SGTVANBSWIFE

    My husband retired. We bought a house. My sister and her husband moved in with us. My sister and her husband finally bought a house and moved out. Covid hit the nation. My husbands dad passed away. I lost one fur baby in 2011, second furbaby in 2020. Weight loss surgery in 2012, gallbladder surgery... Read more

  • 2021 emoticon for how you feel today

    6/9/2021 8:28:12 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • I just need to know how--

    6/9/2021 9:56:30 AM, by LEANJEAN6

    I am heading into town for bananas---- I am late too--- We had a couple of "Bobby Doozers" of storms pass thru here last evening --lost power twice-- If any of you know how to get onto the Spark Alumni site--please let me know how--- I would appreciate that! Someone from Spark said the... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS WORK IT OUT WEDNESDAY I DONE MINE THIS MORNING

    6/9/2021 9:42:02 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok good workout this morning thank god i am doing better i am going to mess this routine and you all special people so much i am sad about that hope we can keep in touch sometimes we are you all doing today wonder why they didnt want sparkpeople anymore enjoy your day... Read more

  • Getting up in the rain

    6/9/2021 8:38:30 AM, by STACYDICK1981

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  • June 9 2021

    6/9/2021 7:46:54 AM, by NASFKAB

    Finding it easier to workout now maybe also because I spend less time on the laptop. Will go to the garden in a bit. Very pleasant day. Not that heat which is so enervating. A late friend's son is a graduated a last. Sad his mother is not here to see it.... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/9/2021 6:40:27 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Taking Charge!

    6/9/2021 4:51:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    About a month ago, I realized that something was off in my life. My mind was not functioning as well as it had in the recent past. My memory wasn't working well, I'd forget words and sometimes I'd think one word, but a different word came out of my mouth. I decided to take charge of my health.... Read more

  • Still Looking

    6/9/2021 12:23:57 AM, by KALISWALKER

    We are looking a new site to replace Spark but haven't found the diet, exercise, member lead teams/challenges, and blogs. If you find something please let me know. We are setting up a Facebook 5% Challenge team with topics/sections for each team, so people can keep in contact with their teammat... Read more

  • Hot today

    6/8/2021 8:14:13 PM, by GEORGE815

    Got out early to limit my exposure to the sun. We had 95 degree temps today. Bad day to do some shopping.... Read more

  • A Dog sure has a good life!

    6/8/2021 11:19:44 AM, by LEANJEAN6

    Well, what a mess eh?--- Like, who would know that spark would drastically change? I have written them to see if there is a way to be a part of them --- I just wrote to-day , and I will let yu all know what they say. I have heard from so many of you--- and my heart goes out to you all-- ... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS WORK IT TUESDAY LETS GO

    6/8/2021 10:19:54 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers nhope all are doing ok hope all of us can stay in touch with each other can i get you all contact information are are we going to be on facebook please let me know i am going to miss all of you enjoy your day love and many blessings to all of you 247 248 223 593 247 386... Read more

  • Tuesday morning

    6/8/2021 8:49:57 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    I am trying to really focus on this... Read more

  • I will miss my weekly blogs

    6/8/2021 7:46:40 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I am going to miss my weekly blogs on SparkPeople. I wrote my own to stay accountable and got inspiration from so many others. Your comments meant the world to me! One of my goals this summer was to start a blog about my 38 years as a teacher. I only have two posts, but I thought I would share... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/8/2021 6:56:14 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • June 8 2021

    6/8/2021 6:03:09 AM, by NASFKAB

    Thank you for your comments on my last post. Feel happy that several of my friends are trying to stay together. One of my teams was thinking of linking up by email. Feel quite uncomfortable with doing so on facebook as that is so public. Some things we mention are better off private not there never... Read more

  • Cognitive Decline and Stress

    6/8/2021 5:15:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    Recently I had an MRI to check for signs of Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease in my brain. Thank God, there were no signs. My next area to look at is my stress levels. I have experienced a high level of chronic stress over the past year. It is time for me to slow down and listen to the signs of... Read more

  • New Site?

    6/8/2021 12:49:17 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I am sad to learn that SparkPeople will be closing August 17th. SparkAmerica where you can choose an American city to join. We have a second home in WA so hubby and I joined SparkSeattle https://sparkamerica.com/spark
    -cities/ I am not sure what the site is about, but I will let... Read more

  • 2021 emoticon for how you feel today

    6/7/2021 8:51:13 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • June 7 2021

    6/7/2021 8:02:04 PM, by NASFKAB

    Was a sad day in some ways. Spark closing down is a shock. Slowly coming to terms with it. It will be hard but have to move on... Read more

  • It's just so sad

    6/7/2021 3:54:03 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I can't even put into words how sad it makes me that SparkPeople is closing its doors. I am really going to miss all of you and the support that you have given me over the years. We've seen it all....ups, downs, and even a pandemic. Remember though, whenever God closes a door - he... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/7/2021 2:41:35 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Poking around, I found this epitaph connected to the NCIS show.

    6/7/2021 12:13:55 PM, by CTUPTON

    Epitaph poem from NCIS Epitaph By Merrit Malloy When I die Give what’s left of me away To children And old men that wait to die. And if you need to cry, Cry for your brother Walking the street beside you. And when you need me, Put your arms Around anyone And give them... Read more

  • Sparkly people and a Tick!

    6/7/2021 11:58:16 AM, by LEANJEAN6

    Whatta crazy time eh?--- I just tried to join an Alumni Spark -thought it might be a good way to keep in touch with friends world wide who have been on Spark--but--it has cancelled my request-- probably because I am in Canada--I dunno-- Oh Dear---- Life is full of change --We all know that... Read more

  • 144th Weekend Fasting Cycle - Deep Fried Black Fungus

    6/7/2021 11:43:12 AM, by SKATER787

    The 60-hour fast from Fri dinner to Mon breakfast went without a hitch. There was no cooking project last weekend. Mon breakfast: Fried salmon, hamburger, black fungus (new item). Cherries and limenade. PS. All the fried foods including the black fungus turned out very good. I got the deep fr... Read more

  • Weigh in #1 & Weekend Eats (June 2021)

    6/7/2021 11:10:49 AM, by MARYONAMISSION

    Last week was a little bit of a struggle trying to keep my calories where they need to be. I was making more healthy, nutritious choices but I ended up over my calorie limit more than not and I was wondering what the scale would say on Sunday. I also only exercised 2 days last week instead of my g... Read more

  • The Spark Announcement :(

    6/7/2021 11:02:49 AM, by ECLIPSED

    I would think by now that everyone has seen the Spark announcement that will kill the spark platform as we know it. I've been here since March 2007, and will miss it immensely! I took the time to go back over all of my blogs and was somewhat surprised and happy with them. I didn't realize how optimi... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKER HOPE ALL ARE DOING OK WORKIT MONDAY

    6/7/2021 10:23:49 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well got good workout this morning still feeling pretty good work on 5 ab machines not hurting probrotetic are helping me thank the lord we are your plans today i hate the sparkpeople are leaving what are you going to do the spark america not in my city so i can join ... Read more

  • National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

    6/7/2021 9:43:57 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always held on June 7 National Chocolate Ice Cream Day is a great day to eat America's favorite flavor of ice cream. National Chocolate Ice Cream Day is a field day for ice cream makers. However, we probably don't need any additional incen... Read more

  • Good Monday morning

    6/7/2021 9:20:42 AM, by STACYDICK1981

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  • Good Monday morning

    6/7/2021 9:20:42 AM, by STACYDICK1981

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  • . . . and then the world stopped

    6/7/2021 9:03:05 AM, by 1CRAZYDOG

    Just a very sad day. Not much else to say about it. Things change and change is always hard. I have cherished the 11 yrs. I've been here with all my heart. You have all supported me through some good, bad and ugly times. That's what true friendship is all about, IRL or virtual. IF you wo... Read more

  • Spark People Shutting Down Aug 17/21

    6/7/2021 7:44:44 AM, by FLYER99

    I read that Spark People is shutting down on August 17/21. They will be trying a new platform called SparkAmerica only available to those in the U.S. That leaves me out. I will be sending a note to my wonderful friends on here as to how they can get hold of me. I don't want to lose touch. I've ... Read more

  • Good Times Are Coming!

    6/7/2021 5:28:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    On my last visit, there were only two. Now there are 3. I am getting ready for a summer of fun and frolic! I'm going to play with the grandies and this motivates me to get ready for it. I have 2 areas of focus right now: my diet and my stamina level. In order to be ready for running, jumping... Read more

  • Sparkpeople community

    6/6/2021 5:51:57 PM, by GEORGE815

    Many are saying SP is going away August 17th, 2021. Say it ain't so!... Read more

  • Week 3, Day 15

    6/6/2021 5:31:28 PM, by BEAR0011

    Since SparkPeople is closing on 8/17 I am going to find alternative ways for my blog. Once I have the site, I will happily post the new site here so you all can follow me if you like. Would love to keep many of you as friends and followers! ... Read more

  • Sparkpeople is going to be closed down

    6/6/2021 12:00:32 PM, by WHITE-2

    https://www.sparkpeople.com/re
    source/nutrition_articles.
    asp?id=2660 "On August 17, 2021, we will be closing down SparkPeople along with its features and mobile apps to make way for a new platform". (SparkAmerica). And: "At this time, due to various rules and regulations, SparkA... Read more

  • Say it isn't so!

    6/6/2021 11:27:08 AM, by LEANJEAN6

    I finally got to sit at the computer here, and the first thing I read is that Spark is going to close down in August--but will be catering only to people in the U.S. I don't believe this! Spark is world-wide-- I talk to Nola in Australia--- people in England-- (not the Queen!)- but--- I a... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS HAPPY SUNDAY REST YOUR BODY IT WORKS ENJOY

    6/6/2021 10:34:22 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well having restful sunday thank goodness right now every body ok just keep all in your prayers enjoy your sunday i am getting ready for new week love and hugs to all of you 247 304 593 247 386... Read more

  • World War II D-Day Invasion

    6/6/2021 9:45:14 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : This day is solemnly observed on June 6 On this historic day in 1944, Allied troops invaded the beaches of Normandy, France. It is the largest amphibious assault in world history. This massive, bloody battle was the turning point of the war in the European theater. ... Read more

  • Inspiration

    6/6/2021 8:51:56 AM, by STACYDICK1981

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  • Inspiration

    6/6/2021 8:47:32 AM, by STACYDICK1981

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  • On the lighter side

    6/6/2021 7:01:50 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • June 6 2021

    6/6/2021 6:45:31 AM, by NASFKAB

    Been raining on & off all day. S unable to go to the garden.Nothing new happening there. Only a day. Eating from the garden getting some leaves. Healthy & tasty. Enjoyed my dance today as it was a combination of Bollywood & slow.Will walk in a bit.... Read more

  • The Test.

    6/6/2021 5:19:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I went to Catholic Medical Center for an MRI. I have been experiencing some memory loss, and I got it checked out. The results were delivered to my FollowMyHealth account within an hour after the test. There is a normal amount of plaque in my brain for someone who is 65. I am not... Read more

  • Week 2, Day 14 - send the Depends!

    6/5/2021 10:18:22 PM, by BEAR0011

    Since Tim and I have been on the getting healthy track - I researched how much water we need to drink a day... It turns out that if you live in a hot area, you need to drink 1 oz of water per pound of body weight. Okay then... I was already running to the bathroom more than the normal person, but no... Read more

  • RV Camping & Kayaks

    6/5/2021 7:58:10 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We are RV camping for 4 nights. Yesterday we did tourist things like a scenic drive in the mountains on a winding road that follows a river. We explored a campground on a river and sourced out things to do if we stay there sometime. Nearby there is a small heritage museum and a cafe and hiking desti... Read more

  • Blessings, June 5, 2021

    6/5/2021 7:04:35 PM, by JAGRIF

    My goal is to list at least three blessings every day. Here are today's blessings: 1. I went to the gym today. The first time since covid started. 2. I lost three pounds this week. 3. My daughter is home from college. 4. Family, friends, and faith.... Read more

  • Son

    6/5/2021 6:36:25 PM, by GEORGE815

    Son came back from his vacation to Florida. They attended a family wedding. Just viewed some pictures. Their family looked great in their beach and aquarium pictures. Don't we all look relaxed with big smiles on vacation.... Read more

  • Enjoy. Advice for when you grow older.

    6/5/2021 6:11:39 PM, by CTUPTON

    Nine Important Facts to Remember as We Grow Older: #9 Death is the number 1 killer in the world. #8 Life is sexually transmitted. #7 Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die. #6 Men have two motivations: hunger and sex, and they can't tell them apa... Read more

  • hooray for tracking, boo hiss for reading comprehension fails

    6/5/2021 3:02:21 PM, by CAFALL

    I met with a doctor who specializes in weight loss. (and am a bit frustrated with the order my appointments have been in--nutrition in a month, diabetes education in a month and a half, and weight management last week. I feel like a better order would've been diabetes ed, nutrition, weight manageme... Read more

  • Why do people like a smart TV?

    6/5/2021 1:57:50 PM, by CTUPTON

    My TV is broken. It is huge. So we are looking to get a new TV. Two TVs were here when we moved into this condo. I did not buy them myself. help chris... Read more

  • a joke of my Dad's

    6/5/2021 1:44:06 PM, by CTUPTON

    When I was growing up, we had a grocery store in a country area. Some people would take candy and not pay. Just small items. My Dad did not like that. He put a dish near the register with chocolate candy and Exlax pieces. I don't remember if anyone actually ate it. 198 He had a hug... Read more

  • Never Trust the guy with the anaesthetic!

    6/5/2021 11:24:52 AM, by LEANJEAN6

    -- I never knew that everything is so "sparkly"---The taps are sparkly---the mirrors --the kitchen cupboards glow---(They are white!)- the lake is so pretty-- and the new TV that we bought for the kitchen, which was quite cheap---I used to think, that because we never paid much for it, that the p... Read more

  • 2021 HAPPY SATURDAY SPARKERS LOVE ALL OF YOU DID GYM TODAY GOT A B

    6/5/2021 9:35:14 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok gym this morning i am proud of myself doing so much better with my belly my doctor was right on the money i am feeling so much better love you all for your prayers comments and concerns i thought i never was going to get better after the last vaccine and my blood ... Read more

  • What I learned tracking for a month

    6/5/2021 8:01:09 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I didn't try to cut back on calories or do and "fake eating". I just tracked what I ate for a month. Here is what I learned. I am eating way too much fat and salt. So my nutritional goal for the summer is to cut back on those two things. I have already started to do some research a... Read more

  • Vacation

    6/5/2021 7:31:51 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    I am so excited to be on vacation! We leave this evening after my grandparents 70th anniversary celebration. As excited as I am I can’t help to be nervous and worried about not being in my routine and not eating and exercising mindfully. ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/5/2021 6:49:19 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • No More Mask Making For Me!

    6/5/2021 5:17:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    For the past 16 months, I've taken a few minutes every day to check the COVID case count of my town and my state. Currently there are 1-4 cases in my town, with 0 new cases. ZERO! What a wonderful thing! For the first time since March of 2020, there are no new cases of COVID in Hillsboro, NH.... Read more

  • June 5 2021

    6/5/2021 2:23:37 AM, by NASFKAB

    Cousin's birthday, he passed away 3 years back. Sent his 3 daughters a message asking their welfare during this pandemic. Thank you so much for your messages for my last post. We are so bent on hurting ourselves in so many ways. There are so many variants of this disease & we are still not being car... Read more

  • MRI

    6/4/2021 10:23:47 PM, by GEORGE815

    Drove wife to get her MRI done. There were a lot of other patients scheduled around the same time. Wife said it wasn't as claustrophobic as last time. Hope the results will be good. She has some compression of spinal discs.... Read more

  • I miss May...

    6/4/2021 1:35:30 PM, by PEGGY-BEE

    This year May was a wonderful month for me. Three out of five weekends spent with my dear girl! Every year at Christmas she gives us a calendar she's has made full of memories of our good times and I hated turning the page of May's- here's the page, magnets hold it to the frig. May Day was m... Read more

  • Living with a killer

    6/4/2021 1:26:07 PM, by -JAMES-

    Yesterday my wife asked me to clean up some body parts she found in the basement. It was a small furry paw up to the knee. Sort of looked like a cat paw but smaller. This morning it occurred to me, as the orange monster, Ruffy the cat, was on my lap, purring and being petted... there have been ... Read more

  • Holy Cow! The world is so bright!

    6/4/2021 10:59:30 AM, by LEANJEAN6

    ---NOTE---- No GLASSES! I woke up this morning, and thought-- "What the heck! Why is it so bright in here?" Everything simply glowed--- The walls looked shiny-- the mirrors were vibrant-- the sun was out and the lake looked shiny-- My goodness, it put me in a state of shock! You ... Read more

  • 2021 HEY SPARKERS I GOT TO GYM THIS MORNING AND WORKED ON THE AB MACHINE

    6/4/2021 9:45:52 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok i got to gym this morning i worked on the ab machine this morning still not hurting in my belly wow the probiotic really helping me i have been taking them since 4/27/21 i finally feeling better thank you all so much for your prayers i hope i can continue to feel b... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/4/2021 7:02:11 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • National Cheese Day

    6/4/2021 7:01:28 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Date When Celebrated : Always observed on June 4 Today is National Cheese Day. From breakfast to late night snack, this is a day to enjoy ample amounts of a wide variety of cheeses. People around the world love cheeses. Americans consume on average around 31 pounds of cheese a year.... Read more

  • June 4 2021

    6/4/2021 6:37:18 AM, by NASFKAB

    Extremely hot today around 100 now. Feeling that our stupidity is causing us so much pain. We have cut down so many trees in Dhaka. Building this concrete jungle as we call it. So many high buildings but the roads are a mess & the draining after rain. Thank you so much for your kind comments... Read more

  • Comfort zone

    6/4/2021 5:54:39 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    I am really trying to incorporate new things in to my diet as well as my exercise!! ... Read more

  • Talking with a professional

    6/4/2021 5:30:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have talked with friends and it has helped to a degree. Yesterday I took the time to talk with a professional about my problems and life situation. Sometimes, it's just worth having an objective opinion on what a person is facing. While I did not come out with a different life plan or ... Read more

  • The darnedest things help with motivation

    6/4/2021 1:01:29 AM, by DMSHAYKZ

    Tough day for my workout - I felt tight and stiff, and I didn't use the weight I was hoping to - it felt like too much. (it probably was - I haven't done leg work in a LONG time.) My playlist wasn't very inspiring, the gym was packed...just a blah moment. Then I jumped onto Pinterest to find a wor... Read more

  • Week 2, Day 13 (Don't forget your bottoms!)

    6/4/2021 12:12:38 AM, by BEAR0011

    Once again, a reminder that I am utilizing my own way of counting days that makes zero sense, but I like it! The man has decided that he wants to exercise in the pool and wanted these really dorky foamy things for working out. I looked up the reviews and they were crap... I then looked up... Read more

  • What time is later?

    6/3/2021 11:11:24 PM, by MACHOL

    I met with a friend yesterday. When I told her that I had not made progress on my license, she asked me an important question: What time is later? Later could 5 minutes from now, or tomorrow, or next week, or never! I will do this, later, or... I will make a plan to have som... Read more