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  • July

    7/13/2020 10:16:23 AM, by TURQUROISE

    A great month Happy birthday to all who have a birthday in July 410 44... Read more

  • Better Sleep/Walk This Way Challenge

    7/13/2020 7:17:55 AM, by PINKGIRL23

    Hi guys how are you this morning? I am doing fine. Just been busy as usual. Noticed I have been having trouble with sleep. So, I decided to join the Better Sleep Challenge yesterday. Will start my sleeping journal today. Write down all the things that they ask. Like what time did you fal... Read more

  • So proud of my Zucchini garden, and what happened during photo session

    7/12/2020 11:16:42 PM, by LUVSCLASSICS

    This summer, is the first time, I planted my own zucchini plant. I’ve been recording it’s progress by digital camera and cell phone camera, but I’m not in the picture. Here’s what happened..... Speaking of falling to “ on the floor!” , does anybody have trouble getting up from the floor? ... Read more

  • We went out to dinner to celebrate

    7/10/2020 8:47:46 PM, by TURQUROISE

    some of the holidays we missed during the time that the restaurants were close. Carry out around here was hamburgers and fast-food, so we wait till now. Amy husband said that going out to eat was fine but my cooking was better!! 334 The food was excellent but I alway make thing just the way he lik... Read more

  • Need to do better

    7/10/2020 8:26:19 PM, by MYLSSA

    Extreme focus on totally changing my diet, exploring new easy to do recipes, and of course losing weight.... Read more

  • 2020: Journeying Into The Unknown

    7/10/2020 8:39:17 AM, by PINKGIRL23

    Hi guys, how are you doing? I am doing fine. Just wondered something though. Has anyone else felt like this year has been crazy? Like we are on a crazy roller Coaster ride that won't stop???? I know I have. We have had the virus. (No one sick here. Praise The Good Lord). I had to stop wo... Read more

  • Great day and a beautiful sky outside tonight

    7/8/2020 9:23:38 PM, by TURQUROISE

    It's been humid with a small storm this afternoon. But this evening it started to cool off with a small breeze. The sky is star less but I am waiting for the moon to rise. Have a great evening and relax 31... Read more

  • Thank you to all who posted on my page

    7/7/2020 6:58:16 PM, by TURQUROISE

    or gave me a gift. sorry that I did not notice, I just never expected people to post or chat. Thank you again. I will try to check and reply to comments. Love you all Stay healthy and 247... Read more


    7/6/2020 3:48:58 PM, by YOUNG-AT-HEART

    Today is a sad day. Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. — Rumi Last night (July 5, 2020) I said my final goodbye to Buddy our 13 year old pug. It is always hard to lose a p... Read more

  • Good morning Sparkers!

    7/6/2020 8:06:03 AM, by TURQUROISE

    So cool her at 57 degrees, the high will be around 95. I have to exercise and walk this morning before the heat and humidity starts. Stay cool, drink water, and keep healthy.... Read more

  • Hope--The Secret Word

    7/5/2020 8:25:37 PM, by PINKGIRL23

    Did you know that hope is the secret weapon? The secret word is what Linda Spangle calls it. Hope is what helps you on your weight loss journey. I also believe it helps during times of trouble as well. When we are going though sickness, job loss, or rough relationship. Hope can also help u... Read more

  • When Doctors Don't Take You Seriously

    7/5/2020 4:46:58 PM, by JLPEASE

    I finally decided to get serious about getting something done about my left knee. It got to the point where I could barely walk and when I went shopping I had to use the cart like a walker. I took walking for granted, but it had been getting steadily worse over the last few years. I had mentioned it... Read more

  • inspired By Sissy

    7/5/2020 3:41:34 PM, by TURQUROISE

    Read her blog she reached 1,000,000points today! Sissy has posted today! I feel that she is an inspiration to all of us who what to be healthy. I come here to exercise and read about ways to stay healthy. Hopefully I will reach 1,000,000. points some day also. 198 Good luck and stay healthy to al... Read more

  • Have a safe July 4th No fireworks around here tonight

    7/4/2020 11:29:36 AM, by TURQUROISE

    we are going to play cards on the porch tonight with family for the holiday. Using the porch tonight with temps in the 90's. We played jarts and bocci ball last night the weather here was cooler. Akron has fireworks but there is none around here so we will make our own fun. 232 556 Hope your ho... Read more

  • Tell Yourself "I Do Care"

    7/3/2020 8:32:45 PM, by PINKGIRL23

    Have you ever wondered, Do I care about my weight? Do I care if I am getting healthy or not??? Never crossed my mind to keep it on the positive (I do care vibe). Did you know that thinking "I Don't Care" can be bad for you? Linda Spangle said it erases all of the good "I do Care" days. Wow... Read more

  • Who New Cooking Could Be Fun.

    7/1/2020 7:11:52 PM, by PINKGIRL23

    Had a busy day. Bought the Groceries. Put them up, and Cooked the chicken and my egg plant. It was smelling good in here let me tell you! Since I am notworking right now, I have more time to cook. And I am finding out that I like it. Who Knew???? I have at least 5 cook books here at the ho... Read more

  • use 2 recipes from SparkPeople for dinner tonight

    7/1/2020 6:16:24 PM, by TURQUROISE

    My husband never knew the recipes were from my SparkPeople. We had the Low cholesterol Scalloped Potatoes and the Stuffed Peppers. I add new recipes from SparkPeople at least twice a week or lean down one of my recipes from suggestion I receive from the posts, they always come out great!... Read more

  • I went shopping today

    6/30/2020 9:00:54 PM, by TURQUROISE

    There was no one at the store. Strange, at 2 stores there was less than than 10 people in the stores.... Read more

  • Team Leader Commitment

    6/30/2020 7:58:15 PM, by PINKGIRL23

    Are you wondering why I picked this title? I have decided to become a leader. Started a supportive/encouraging team. It is called New Day Restoration. This team is for anyone who wants to start over. (Leave their self-doubt behind and star fresh). My commitment is to not only my teams. ... Read more

  • Get Rid Of I Can't!

    6/29/2020 7:19:17 PM, by PINKGIRL23

    Hey guys, have you ever had a blah/Negative thought in your head? One that will not go away ? Or pops up once in a while? I know that I do. Struggled all my life with my weight. (Was picked on as a kid in school for wearing glasses etc) Gained a whole lot of weight. Been giving myself permis... Read more

  • Sexual Assault ***Trigger Warning***

    6/29/2020 1:38:46 PM, by PORTIA70

    I am sorry that I have not been on here in about 3 weeks. 2 weeks ago I was sexually assaulted by one of the maintenance men here where I live at. I have filed a police report and got a restraining order. The first hearing for the restraining order is on July 1. The day before my 50th birth... Read more

  • Ohio's Callery pear tree dust

    6/29/2020 9:59:48 AM, by TURQUROISE

    a mysterious orange dust falling from pear trees in Ohio" to the list of natural anomalies occurring in 2020. Scientists and experts have identified the orange dust as an orange fungus that has been falling from pear trees in Sharonville, outside Cincinnati. Sharonville is known for their Callery... Read more

  • SUNDAY June 28, 2020

    6/28/2020 2:54:11 PM, by FOUNDER3

    It has been a difficult time, but I am making it. I have been riding my stationary bike more since the shut down. It helps with the stress so much, and it helps with the way I feel physically. Yesterday and today I have pushed myself. Just felt I needed to do that. So, yesterday, I rode my... Read more

  • Here comes the Sarah Dust and Orange Pear Tree dust

    6/28/2020 10:01:16 AM, by TURQUROISE

    All the way up here to Northern Ohio. Get ready for a few beautiful sunrises and sunsets. No rain this week until Thursday, we need to water the gardens. I have had orange dust on the porch this week, it is all over Ohio. The weather people have identified the orange dust as an orange fungus ... Read more

  • the weather is beautiful here

    6/27/2020 7:27:50 PM, by TURQUROISE

    I wish it would stay this way all summer, or until fall arrives. Hot in the afternoon then it cools down to the mid 60's at evening. Glorious! It has been raining about twice a week so we water the garden and the plants are doing great. Picked some parsley and basil for todays dinner, waiting for th... Read more

  • Created My Own Team, Your Welcome To Join

    6/27/2020 2:57:34 PM, by PINKGIRL23

    Hi guys, how are you doing? How are your families/pets???? I am doing good and so is my hubby. He should be getting off of work in an hour or two. Wanted to check in with you and tell you about the team I made. It is for everyone, all ages and walks of life. New Day Restoration is a team... Read more

  • Hello Teddy Bears, Party Planning While Losing Weight

    6/26/2020 1:35:49 PM, by PINKGIRL23

    Hello to my 5% Challenge team, the Teddy Bears. I can't believe that we start in a week. I am excited. Hope that you are all well. And I can't wait to get to know you all. I've already agreed to the terms and filled out my paper. I love making new friends and losing weight along the way. ... Read more

  • National Coconut Day 2020

    6/26/2020 11:45:14 AM, by TURQUROISE

    The coconut has been used by humans for thousands of years as a food source and building material, and over the years it has become one of the most important providers of oil. The oil, with its medium-chain triglyceride (MCTs), helps support weight loss programmes, is used for moisturizing skin and ... Read more

  • So it's a heartbreaking day...

    6/25/2020 8:17:47 PM, by PINKLISSA

    Today I had to put down my best friend, Forest, who was faithful, loving, and forgiving, a constant companion and a great comfort to me. Here is a poem I wrote about him in 2014: When I am weak you are strong. You help me to know I’ll make it through, I’ll carry on. I count on you to hold m... Read more

  • Today in History

    6/25/2020 3:17:00 PM, by TURQUROISE

    1630- Fork introduced to American dining by Gov Winthrop 1938- federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 40› per hour 1951- 1st color TV broadcast - CBS' Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities 1978- The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time in the San Francisc... Read more

  • Positive Things To Say To My Self

    6/24/2020 6:33:33 PM, by PINKGIRL23

    The question was asked what can you say to yourself? What will motivate you on the 5% Summer Challenge??? I am Beautiful, I am strong, I can do this with God's Help. I want to do this for me. To make myself better inside and out. I want to be healthy for my grand children one day.... Th... Read more

  • Nutrient Density

    6/24/2020 2:05:39 PM, by AURA18

    Day 20 Half-off Special - Cut calories with Super Foods Nutrient dense less calories - Calorie dense less nutrients "Reducing your calorie intake can be an effective way to lose weight. However, not all foods are equal when it comes to nutritional value. Some foods are lo... Read more

  • Where does it mention baseball in the Bible?

    6/24/2020 10:25:09 AM, by TURQUROISE

    A: The very first line: in the big inning! 300 What do you get when you cross a bell with a bee? A: humdinger. 445 What did Bacon say to Tomato? A: Lettuce get together! 370 What shirt do you wear when you are golfing? A: tee shirt! 278... Read more

  • National take your dog to work day

    6/23/2020 11:44:07 AM, by TURQUROISE

    1. Which Country originally established Take Your Dog To Work Day? 338 United Kingdom 2. In what year was Take Your Dog To Work Day founded in the USA? 200 1999 3. What is perhaps the number one benefit of dogs at work? 200 It was Reduce stress for co-workers.. 4. What... Read more

  • Today is National Kissing Day

    6/22/2020 2:34:06 PM, by TURQUROISE

    Hugs and Kisses to all! 247 212 XOXOXO... Read more

  • now and my goal

    6/22/2020 12:53:33 PM, by PINKGIRL23

    This is me now This was me in 2006 I was size 16 in this pic. and it is my first goal.... Read more

  • HAPPY Father's Day

    6/21/2020 5:05:33 PM, by TURQUROISE

    To all dads. Remember to say I Love and care with a hug. While you can. 247... Read more

  • National Ugly Dog Day

    6/20/2020 12:59:23 PM, by TURQUROISE

    Sad thought an ugly dog. I have one of the breeds people consider ugly, a Chinese Crested. She is so sweet and loyal. This is my love puppy 26... Read more

  • MIL/1800 Diebetic Diet,

    6/19/2020 6:00:12 PM, by PINKGIRL23

    I can't remember if I told everyone about my MIL Grace. She went to the hospital and found out she had a brain tumor about two weeks ago. Tuesday Grace got her pathology report back. It was not good. Her form of Brain Cancer is very aggressive and she needs Radiation. (And possible Chemo). W... Read more

  • What is Beautiful in your day

    6/19/2020 9:44:36 AM, by TURQUROISE

    Beautiful Garden 378 Beautiful sound of the birds 587 339 Beautiful and thankful for all blessings 257 31 125... Read more

  • my little dog

    6/18/2020 12:36:21 PM, by TURQUROISE

    got outside. We had a hard time finding her and getting her back home. She listens in the house but when off the leash she will not come only run.... Read more

  • Q: If you were in a race and passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in?

    6/17/2020 12:26:11 PM, by TURQUROISE

    A: 2nd place! Q: What English word has three consecutive double letters? A: Bookkeeper Q: David's father had three sons: Snap, Crackle, and ? A: David! Q: What begins with T ends with T and has T in it? A: A teapot... Read more

  • new diabetes medicine part 2

    6/16/2020 11:29:41 AM, by MAZZYQ

    well the first week was pretty good- down 3 pounds . There is a learning curve, I feel better if I take it after breakfast and I had a bathroom problem, seems it caused dehyration and i couldnt go to the bathroom , but this has all been worked out. my avg last week was 156 and the week before was 17... Read more


    6/15/2020 9:39:06 PM, by TURQUROISE

    334 Smiling really does increase attractiveness and likability between people. Smiling creates greater trust and increased interpersonal cooperation. 30 Smiling at someone can help them to relax and relieve their stress while at the same time, it will make you feel right. Even if you do not feel... Read more

  • What I Learned in Shanghai, China

    6/14/2020 8:43:09 PM, by PINKLISSA

    My tip for today is: Pack up your dishes and replace with small dishes. In the 1950s Americans were using dinner plates that were 9". Now the plates we are buying are 3 inches larger,12 inches! How many inches make a foot? Oh, yeah, 12! I lived in Shanghai for a short time in 2004 an... Read more

  • What do you call two monkeys sharing an Amazon account?

    6/14/2020 3:27:41 PM, by TURQUROISE

    PRIME-mates. Q: Why go to the paint store when you're on a diet? A: You can get thinner there. How do you know when a bike is thinking? You can see its wheels turning. Enjoy and laugh. Laughter lowers your blood pressure. 247... Read more