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  • week 1-summer5%: Down 3.4 pounds: Blog29/100(-22)

    7/11/2020 2:58:37 PM, by SPARKNB

    Re-posting my SV post from the feed here, to document it: (re)Lost 3.4 pounds this week. Had lost them a few weeks ago, then gained back the next week, & maintained the next. Now back down...weird. But still working my plan, about as well as I can! #BelieveItToAchieveIt I believe that ... Read more

  • Buzzing Buzzing

    7/11/2020 2:01:14 PM, by BERCRYS

    I stayed up pretty late last, for me, looking for wedding shoes, but I finally found them and I have everything for my outfit except the perfume I want to wear and some shoe decorations. Am I excited? I'm kinda beside myself. In fact eating is pretty much secondary right now because I am so exc... Read more

  • Clean eating

    7/11/2020 1:26:15 PM, by CKEYES1

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  • It's raining

    7/11/2020 11:28:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    A rainy day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've already completed a yoga workout. Later on, in the afternoon I'll go for a walk indoors. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care!... Read more

  • Friday 7/10/20

    7/10/2020 11:26:24 PM, by KOALA_BEAR

    For those that have been following my blogs, the 3rd set of buyers finally signed documents yesterday; it funded & recorded today. My house is sold & closed - I am so happy! We are in the final stage of moving & getting on w/ retirement. In celebration I had a few drinks,🍻🍹 ate a good meal out,... Read more

  • Goals review, week 1-summer5%, health & other goals: Blog29/100(-22)

    7/10/2020 12:50:27 PM, by SPARKNB

    My first summer5% weigh-in approaches; Sat starts the new week; a little weird, would have been nice to start week on Sundays. I'm a little 'trepidatious', as I have big expectations (rather hopes and *expectations* for a big (pounds) loss this summer). Which means...to make a big loss happen, I ... Read more

  • A sunny day

    7/10/2020 12:36:46 PM, by MOMMY445

    I just found out a short while ago that the computers at the local library can be booked for use online. Then you can go and use the computer for an hour. I don't mind that you need to wear a face mask there. I was not aware of this opportunity until a while ago. It's been a really long time since I... Read more

  • Feeling better today

    7/10/2020 10:10:00 AM, by BERCRYS

    Yesterday I did a lot of resting. I made myself and my fiance some delicious food, but other than that I didn't do all that much, and I feel so much better this morning. It never ceases to amaze me how taking a little bit of time to think through something that bothers me makes me feel better... Read more

  • Finally

    7/10/2020 9:20:24 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I have had a few difficult days with my DH. He just stopped talking. I left him alone. But by the 4th day, I was wondering what is going on. I asked him each day is something wrong. he said no. I left him alone. I finally had to figure something out. I yelled up to him - he ... Read more

  • We all need a laugh

    7/10/2020 8:14:34 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Have you tried Sparkpeople Premium

    7/9/2020 6:44:30 PM, by --MAY--

    If you have would you recommend it!! Is there a place where I can read more re about it!! ... Read more

  • Sunny Day

    7/9/2020 1:21:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    The power is out here today. An electrician is fixing the problem just now. In the meantime, my daughter and I are keeping cool and staying well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be doing some yoga and some walking later on. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe a... Read more

  • Not feeling great

    7/9/2020 9:41:40 AM, by BERCRYS

    Yesterday afternoon I started getting shooting pains along the incision on my stomach from surgery, and the incision was very messy when I changed my dressing last night. It hurts again this morning, and at some point I need to decide whether or not to call the doctor about it. He said to call if ... Read more

  • Hi

    7/9/2020 7:58:39 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Wordless Wednesday: The journey is the reward. Blog28/100(-21)

    7/9/2020 12:22:24 AM, by SPARKNB

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  • 5% Challenge...

    7/8/2020 12:14:24 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    So far, so good! I've gotten so much encouragement and inspiration from my team and am doing well so far. I did two days of cardio boogie boot camp and one day of arms video. I've walked every day and am well above my planned step total. I do so much better when there is accountability. Hoping ... Read more

  • Staying busy today

    7/8/2020 11:01:32 AM, by BERCRYS

    I've already done some cleaning this morning and before noon I want to- put everything together for a pot roast cooked in the slow cooker, transplant some basil seedlings, clean out the refrigerator, and do the dishes that my boyfriend's kids left in the sink overnight. (Sounds judgmental but I've d... Read more

  • A very warm day here today 🌞

    7/8/2020 10:27:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. The next few days will be hot and humid here. Taking it easy today. I'll go for an indoor walk in an air conditioned place later on in the morning. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe... Read more

  • Fluffy Panda

    7/8/2020 8:11:05 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Happy Tuesday, Attitude of Gratitude: Blog27/100(-21)

    7/7/2020 5:43:18 PM, by SPARKNB

    Attitude of Gratitude: 1) Clean water (I assume) 2) Monarch butterflies (flying around the garden today; 2 got caught in covered porch today & I let them out) 3) Perennial flowers (garden is glorious right now, thanks to red monarda, orange daylilies, yellow coreopsis, various other flowers... Read more

  • Summer! Fruit smoothies are perfect.

    7/7/2020 5:18:22 PM, by CTUPTON

    I just happened to buy frozen fruit today. then I saw this blog. https://www.sparkpeople.com/
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  • Found the location, huge butterfly flower sculpture: from Disney Fla.

    7/7/2020 11:24:06 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Warm day

    7/7/2020 10:34:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be another warm and humid day here today. The weather is going to be like this for pretty much the rest of the week. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take ... Read more

  • 2 Year Old

    7/7/2020 8:23:54 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Doctors visit

    7/7/2020 8:05:06 AM, by BERCRYS

    Today I have a follow-up appointment and in the afternoon I take my daughter to get her wisdom teeth removed. I'm most nervous about my daughter because when her dad got his wisdom teeth removed he had a terrible time, and I hope it goes better for my daughter. I'm glad to be free to take care of ... Read more

  • Summer Homeschooling

    7/6/2020 4:36:47 PM, by AMSHARK

    Welcome to day 1 of ESY homeschooling! One of my twins was enrolled in Pre-K for kids with special needs (the official name is "Disabled Pre-K" - don't get me started), but then the world fell apart and after going through 2 months of meetings and evaluations to get the child admitted to the p... Read more

  • An amazing weekend

    7/6/2020 10:36:35 AM, by BERCRYS

    I didn't know how the weekend was going to go, but it was much better than I could have expected. I got lots of rest and I ate to address my anemia problem, and found a cast iron pan to cook with for extra iron, I did more walking than I've done in months, watched fireworks in a cute small town, wen... Read more

  • Flip-Flops

    7/6/2020 9:40:14 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • A beautiful day

    7/6/2020 8:52:06 AM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. I'll be going for a walk in a while. earlier this morning I did some yoga. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay ... Read more

  • Every moment is a fresh beginning. -T. S. Eliot Blog26/100(-21)

    7/6/2020 7:00:00 AM, by SPARKNB

    Every moment is a fresh beginning. -T. S. Eliot Starting Summer2020 5% plan in earnest today: New season, new month, new week, new day, new moment. The beauty and joy of fresh starts. 179 249 411 410... Read more

  • Sunday July 5, 2020

    7/6/2020 12:37:05 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    I made red & blue jello shots to share for the holiday weekend. Does strawberry & blueberry jello count toward my 5 a day? Asking for a friendπŸ€£πŸ˜‚... Read more

  • A new day

    7/5/2020 12:17:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's very hot and humid here today. My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I went for a walk this morning. I'll be going for another walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Fixing

    7/5/2020 10:00:00 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Saturday 7/4/2020

    7/5/2020 2:26:09 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Happy Independence DayπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ and Happy Birthday to my stepdaughter, AngieπŸŽ‚ Beautiful day - sunshine, blue sky, nice breeze, warm. Perfect for fireworks which my neighbors shot off in abundance. I have been walking nearly every day, doing some other light exercises too. However altho eating in ... Read more

  • Ahhhh Nature at its best poem

    7/4/2020 10:46:23 PM, by CTUPTON

    Whenever I need to leave it all behind Or feel the need to get away I find a quiet place, far from the human race Out in the country Before the breathin' air is gone Before the sun is just a bright spot in the night-time Out where the rivers like to run I stand alone and take back some... Read more

  • Happy July 4th - HB USA

    7/4/2020 5:19:08 PM, by TRAVELGAL417

    Having a lovely day. Doing puzzles, reading, good conversations with DH. had a fabulous talk with DS. We talked 20 minutes on Facetime with his dad and me. facetime with GD. She was fussy this morning. I think it was too much birthday. 283 232 195 383... Read more

  • Memory

    7/4/2020 10:38:45 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • A warm and humid day

    7/4/2020 10:13:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be another warm and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter and I will stay hydrated and cool here today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Happy Independence Day to all American spark people members! Have a great day, everyone and a great weekend! Keep cool and stay ... Read more

  • distractions

    7/4/2020 9:54:37 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - my struggle with my weight journey has always been distractions. I have always been the caretaker for the family. With a spouse who traveled weekly for many years, the burden of the family fell to me. I always put my family first. Even when my DH retired which has been less than a... Read more

  • 5% Summer Challenge...

    7/3/2020 1:38:49 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I'm so excited to begin this challenge. Some people have already begun, depending on the time zones. I've done several of these, but not recently. Since I regained some weight thanks to poor weight management during a lengthy steroid treatment, a long cruise, another fun vacation and holidays dur... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    7/3/2020 1:02:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today 😊. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a long walk indoors today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! Have a great weekend!... Read more

  • Texas - mandatory masks in public declared yesterday

    7/3/2020 11:49:59 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - the numbers are climbing. The governor finally declared everyone to wear facial masks/face-covering in public. Houston hospitals have reached bed capacity. Please be safe everyone.... Read more

  • Bustling Around

    7/3/2020 10:55:41 AM, by BERCRYS

    For a good hour I've been up and about, letting the dogs out, doing dishes, arranging things in the kitchen and in the bedroom, sorting laundry and making a plan to get it done, which is harder than it sounds because 1. There's a washer but not a dryer in the house. 2. I can't lift anything heavier ... Read more

  • Can you imagine?

    7/3/2020 8:15:34 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • yesterday visit

    7/3/2020 7:44:34 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning- We brought all sorts of gifts for my GD. She loves to fish with her dad. So her presents were a fish theme. She got a box of plastic sharks - 5-8 inches long and authentic looking. She loves Sharks. Then I got her a classic game where you use a fishing pole & try to get these f... Read more

  • Blog25/100(-18): July Goals & Targets

    7/3/2020 6:57:31 AM, by SPARKNB

    I'm doing the 5% summer challenge, so my health goals* are being tracked there, but I have some OTHER stuff I want to also accomplish in a systematic way this month: My July health goals: FITNESS: -*CARDIO=lots, as much as I can, **min. 20 minutes daily** but mostly shooting for at least 2 ... Read more

  • Blog24/100(-19): June Assessment

    7/3/2020 6:57:17 AM, by SPARKNB

    My June was both successful and unsuccessful, a mixed bag, so...not bad, as far as periods of covid19-MercuryRetrograde go? (smile) Overall, I didn't change my fitness routine that much, though I did intensify it, but I did add a focus on breath, as noted below. I noted the *intense* energy of... Read more

  • Just sayin’ … just please

    7/2/2020 10:04:34 PM, by MTN_KITTEN

    It’s been an interesting time here in the Rockies. First … Hubby has become β€œhimself” after months and months of a manic episode that ended with months and months of medication withdrawals. We go next week for a follow up with the doc and Hubby insisting he will never, ever take Risperdal... Read more

  • nice visit - long drive

    7/2/2020 6:17:17 PM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good evening - I will put more on my blog tomorrow. It was lovely seeing my GD and giving her a hug. have a nice evening. 521 306 381... Read more

  • Follow me for more recipes

    7/2/2020 4:12:21 PM, by CKEYES1

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  • 25 books from brother-in-law!

    7/2/2020 1:34:40 PM, by CTUPTON

    Well these will keep me busy for awhile. I get my books now from the library. I don't want to be adding to my clutter. books multiply so fast! Mostly detective and crime. David Baldacci 2 Janet Evanovich all fiction he gets them from a used book store. most are fa... Read more

  • Monkfruit sugar? Does anyone use this?

    7/2/2020 1:18:51 PM, by CTUPTON

    I have been using powdered Stevia. Is monkfruit sugar substitute better? ... Read more

  • what's up

    7/2/2020 12:17:33 PM, by AMSHARK

    So, here's what's up. Work & homelife if overwhelming... but also, just one big blurred thing. Anywho, I started back up on SP yesterday, and here's what I did well: Tracked food & stayed in range Blogged Increased my water intake (not sure if I reached my goal) Here are my misse... Read more

  • Managing the tiredness

    7/2/2020 11:02:42 AM, by BERCRYS

    Yesterday started out really well but by the early afternoon I was too tired to follow through on plans. So I rested, skipped eating my snack and making dinner to eat pulled pork and tabouli instead, and finally got the energy up to go to the store and get some grapenuts cereal, which I love and whi... Read more

  • Another hot and humid day here today

    7/2/2020 8:38:59 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and staying well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. I will be doing some yoga this morning and some indoor walking this afternoon. It's going to be hot and humid here for the next few days. Have a great day, everyo... Read more

  • Dare to Open My Eyes

    7/2/2020 6:33:48 AM, by TWIXXX

    I've been going through some really dark times for far, far to long. I think I feel the sun again. But I'm scared to open my eyes. Scared it's only a dream. Scared that if it's real it will quickly fade to dark again. Even if that happens, wouldn't that short amount of time been worth it? And if it'... Read more

  • Wednesday July 1, 2020

    7/2/2020 2:42:04 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    HAPPY DOMINION DAY to all my Canadian friends!!! πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦... Read more

  • very positive day!

    7/1/2020 6:16:13 PM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good evening - Very busy but positive day. taking my GD her presents tomorrow. Her HB is this weekend. I do not want to be on the road this weekend. Dh has been in a great mood today. So nice! Just texted my Dh that we are coming up tomorrow. GD wants to hug us. DH and I will be wearing mask... Read more

  • good advice in song

    7/1/2020 4:45:49 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Thoughts on 2020

    7/1/2020 12:57:24 PM, by LOSEDAPOUNDS

    Thought I would share some memes that express my feelings on 2020 which has brought me one challenge and adversity after another with the pandemic on top like a spoiled horrid smelling topping on a rancid banana split. That said, I am eating healthy and exercising and teaching my kids about resilien... Read more

  • Still kicking

    7/1/2020 12:14:59 PM, by AMSHARK

    Just a note - I'm still kicking. Just back into tracking. At the start of social distancing in March, I was actually down 5lbs, but then I don't know exactly what happened and I blew past that 5 and added 10 more. Ok, I know what happened - baking calms my nerves, ok? Walking around just my... Read more

  • Please don't read if medical stuff bothers you

    7/1/2020 12:13:26 PM, by BERCRYS

    It actually bothers me, but medical stuff has been my life for past month and I need to write about it. A little less than a month ago I got really sick and my boyfriend took me to the emergency room because it was obvious that something was wrong. It turned out that my gall bladder needed to come ... Read more

  • Another warm day here today 🌞

    7/1/2020 11:14:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk later. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe! For all Canadian sparklers, Happy Canada Day!... Read more

  • Tea without sugar

    7/1/2020 10:28:19 AM, by BERCRYS

    What can I say but that it's a challenge to drink tea without sugar? I can do without sugar in most things, but tea, it's hard to drink it without sugar and creamer. I don't like sugar in coffee, but right now I'm solving having a big case of nutrition drinks by adding half of one to my morning co... Read more

  • Hi

    7/1/2020 10:00:59 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Blogday 23(-18)_100days: Attitude of Gratitude: 3 Things & 3 People; Last Minute Happy Pride

    6/30/2020 11:05:57 PM, by SPARKNB

    1) Spark 2) PC's 3) Fire A) Dr. Fauci B) My cute niece, who's 9th birthday is today! C) Was gonna name other members of my fam, but-based on normal stuff going on, couldn't narrow down to 1-so then I thought I was gonna say...myself; but then decided on: Sappho . ... Read more

  • We all need a laugh

    6/30/2020 8:14:14 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • A warm day

    6/30/2020 5:39:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm day here today. My daughter and I will keep cool and stay well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. In a while, I will be doing some yoga. Later on in the morning, I will be going for a walk. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Monday 6/28/2020

    6/30/2020 1:47:57 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    I don't know what's going on, I exceeded my calories a couple days lately. The bars at some restaurants reopened & if I have more than one drink, the calories add up quickly. I did however stick w/ my walking & went longer twice in the last week. Tonite I am very tired so it's off to bed before m... Read more

  • Log all the things

    6/30/2020 12:46:15 AM, by CARRILU

    In an attempt to overcome my "all or nothing" thinking, I decided to come log all of my food today regardless of the fact that I am very much out of my calorie range. I chose to keep eating when I logged my day and was already over. Old habit to see that as a fail and compound it, BUT I thought abou... Read more

  • If you like flowers and butterflies

    6/29/2020 9:30:43 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Blogday 23(-18)_100days: SUNny DayWeek & Summer 5%

    6/29/2020 8:19:30 PM, by SPARKNB

    The last of the tech 'difficulty' days...not all due to lack of power, like Friday, but for 1 reason or another...difficult to post in a timely manner. So, this one's only the next day. It was a pretty mellow day...woke up early (last few I have! which is NOT typical) & started with the 'talkin... Read more

  • Blogday 22(-19)_100days: Saturday $hopping

    6/29/2020 6:46:08 PM, by SPARKNB

    ...so had tech difficulties all weekend, for one reason or another, and blogday 21 which I just posted was because we lost electrical power Friday night, which does NOT happen often, for more than a few minutes... 27 54 257 54 27 ...anyway, ended up opting to go out & do a supply run Saturd... Read more

  • Blogday 21(-20)_100days: Storm...Friday

    6/29/2020 5:26:38 PM, by SPARKNB

    Multiple different days of problems posting here... Friday, was about to go down & watch Maddow but recorded it because our local channel's weather guy was doing a filibuster (his young assistant *did* get on to spell him for a bit) because there were massive wind & lightning in a fast moving s... Read more

  • The Art of Autism

    6/29/2020 2:38:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    Here is a twist on a confounding topic. Hope this inspires us to cope a little easier. https://the-art-of-autism.co
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  • The Plan vs REALITY

    6/29/2020 2:07:05 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • A warm and sunny day here today 😎

    6/29/2020 11:52:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I went for a walk this morning. I will go for another walk in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Our sky looks so gray from the dust

    6/29/2020 8:49:24 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good Morning - I was going for a walk today outside but the air quality is not good. I had a hard time sleeping last night. I am taking today and making it a spa day for me. I worked so hard in the master bath - it looks wonderful. I did get on the scale and lost 2 lbs. 104 Sent a text to my D... Read more

  • Sunday 6/28/2020

    6/28/2020 11:39:39 PM, by KOALA_BEAR

    It is sad to hear that Gov Newsom has to close bars again in several counties due to Covid-19 & a few others will be closed by local county health depts. Numbers of hospitalizations & ICU rates are going up due to a combination of factors: Essential ag workers; households mixing; & recent protesto... Read more

  • New Week...New Chance to Succeed!

    6/28/2020 5:23:05 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    As I watch the scale...do nothing!, I tend to get frustrated. 24 But, then, I remember the changes I have made. I am more active on purpose. 311 362 I eat far more cleanly again. 491 267 485 490 289 I strive to get more sleep. 102 I track exercise and food. With these improvements in m... Read more

  • Time flies

    6/28/2020 5:01:52 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • A new day

    6/28/2020 2:43:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk in the morning. I will be going for another walk in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe!... Read more

  • Wild Life

    6/28/2020 10:38:06 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • good morning to all!!

    6/28/2020 10:32:37 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - TG for my DH train layout. I woke up happy and positive. DH was not so he went to work on his layout and he found his positive attitude. It helps me greatly when he is in a good mood. we have a better day and communication. He gets up so early that he gets bored. I try to slee... Read more

  • Saturday 6/27/2020

    6/28/2020 2:43:58 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    After dining out today I came home & indicated to my hubby that I was going yo skip my regular walk. Then i tracked my intake & decided I needed to go after all. Did a half hour in the neighborhood for which I am proud that i pushed myself to go. The weather was grey & cloudy but not as cold as i... Read more

  • Goodbye Twizzlers

    6/27/2020 6:42:47 PM, by ECLIPSED

    Diabetes is hard! I saw my endocrinologist on Monday and was basically threatened with insulin if things didn't change. Things will be changing. My A1c was 7.4% and it was up from 6.7% in December. I usually see her every 3 months, but my March visit was canceled due to that little corona thin... Read more

  • Inspirational story

    6/27/2020 5:53:12 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is the story of two frogs. One of them was fat and the other one was skinny. One fine day, when they were looking for food, they jumped into a bucket of milk inadvertently . Now, as the sides were too slippery they were unable to get out. The fat frog spoke to the skinny frog, β€œBrother, swimmin... Read more

  • avg weight loss over 8 months

    6/27/2020 5:40:31 PM, by CTUPTON

    1.87 lbs per month Not fast but way faster than all the 20 or so years before this. And, I have been on SP for over 10 years. Other online support groups before this. My cravings are way more controlled now. I think eating lots of veggies was the key for me to lessen cravings. ... Read more

  • Plenty of sunshine

    6/27/2020 12:15:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm and sunny day here today 🌞. In a while, I'll be going for a walk. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. Have a great day, everyone! Stay safe and take care.... Read more

  • We all need a laugh

    6/27/2020 10:35:28 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • woke up feeling rejuvenated

    6/27/2020 8:40:09 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good Morning - the house looks nice from the work of the painter. I am now putting the house back together. 104 our governor is now closing bars and other businesses due to the extreme rise of COVID-19 cases since Memorial weekend. Mostly people under 30. This is no surprise I can see it in my n... Read more

  • Friday 6/26/2020

    6/27/2020 2:25:32 AM, by KOALA_BEAR

    Yesterday was a rest day - no workout, to bed early & slept in - so today I was back at it. Walked 50 minutes in my neighborhood, same route I did on Wednesday. It was nice once the fog burned off.... Read more

  • Has anyone stopped cholesterol meds due to losing weight?

    6/26/2020 6:47:42 PM, by CTUPTON

    If losing weight works, I would love to stop taking the statin meds my doctor wants me to take. Two kinds cause body pain. chris... Read more

  • Grumble, grumble

    6/26/2020 4:20:39 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I find myself a bit grumpy these days. DH has so many zoom get togethers and meetings and he's been golfing with a bunch of friends for a month now. I do have a few zoom things I'm part of, but I so miss seeing my friends in person. And, I am afraid to fly right now so we have no plans to visit o... Read more

  • SP article Quick Way How to Assess My Health

    6/26/2020 12:07:30 PM, by CTUPTON

    https://www.sparkpeople.com/re
    source/wellness_articles.a
    sp?id=1358&page=2 247 Please read the full article. It has way more info than I put here. I know my biggest problem is energy. I have known that since I was a kid actually. Thyroid was the first thing diagnosed way back wh... Read more

  • Sunshine

    6/26/2020 10:23:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    The sun is shining brightly here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to all. 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! Have a great weekend!... Read more

  • last day with painter - he has done good

    6/26/2020 10:13:45 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good Morning- My painter has his personality quirks but he is a very good painter. DH has never been around him when he has painted our house. He has his moments when I wish he would tell me less about his personal life. He does tell me - he considers me a friend. All these odd jobs would ha... Read more

  • We all need a laugh

    6/26/2020 8:20:47 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • JUST JOKING...

    6/26/2020 3:21:10 AM, by GOANNA2

    An elderly couple was flying to Hawaii for a two week holiday to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Suddenly, over the public address system, the captain announces, "Ladies and gentlemen, I am afraid I have some very bad news. Our engines have ceased functioning and we will attempt ... Read more

  • Blogday 20(-16)_100days: June down7, Thyroid, & incl. Lost 3.4 pounds this week

    6/26/2020 12:50:17 AM, by SPARKNB

    On one of my teams...the team where I track & report my weekly weight, somewhat sporadically, but have usually checked in at least several times a month...this month one woman is doing some specific weekly challenges in the reporting thread: specifically Sprit, Body, Nutrition, with specific suggest... Read more