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  • Weigh-in 3/21/2020

    3/28/2020 2:38:23 PM, by DIET2011LMP

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  • size matters

    3/28/2020 2:26:23 PM, by 10XPERLB

    My roll industrial size toilet tissue came by UPS yesterday (box of 12 rolls). Just to give you a size reference I photographed standard roll beside industrial roll. It's a rainy day, I'm exercising indoors. Our county officials put 'stay-at-home' order effective Tuesday March 2... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/28/2020 2:01:01 PM, by SHERYE

    After church on Sunday morning, a young boy suddenly announced to his mother, "Mom, I've decided I'm going to be a minister when I grow up." "That's okay with us," the mother said, "But what made you decide to be a minister?" "Well," the boy replied, "I'll have to go to church on Sunday an... Read more

  • Day 17

    3/28/2020 11:37:56 AM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 185.6... Read more

  • Sleeping In

    3/28/2020 6:37:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am a very busy early riser who sticks to a full schedule. Not today. Today is my rest day and I really need it. Every once in a while, I need to cut myself some slack and sleep in! I'm so good at sleeping, I can do it with my eyes closed! ... Read more

  • Bird Banding

    3/28/2020 12:42:47 AM, by ANNIEMAROO

    I was invited to a bird banding station last summer. I was able to see how the migrating birds were caught in nets, banded, and set free. I went one morning to see the daytime birds, and helped a volunteer by holding the cloth bags that the birds were placed in while the rest of the birds were ex... Read more

  • Coronavirus answer

    3/27/2020 6:07:20 PM, by OLDEROWL

    A good answer to the coronavirus is an online connection to a religious site. I see religion not as a refuge of the weak, but the foundation of strength by which the individual and the public is able to master the environment without becoming complacent victims. A spiritual life is the cornerston... Read more

  • naps

    3/27/2020 5:04:15 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    So many changes this week... where to start. So we got the first case in the next county over and for us the major shopping area. Hubby and I been at the hospital yesterday for some standard test his new cardiologist ordered. The staff told us that with today the regular tests and such would stop. ... Read more

  • birds everywhere

    3/27/2020 3:20:35 PM, by 10XPERLB

    Birds all sizes colors singing from trees & roof tops ! Mourning doves cooing, cardinals whistling, owls hooting, robins calling, and many more crowded the airwaves in songs. What a busy morning birds are having. It is remarkable lovely noise, truly loud. I didn't need sunglasses, the a... Read more

  • Sunny Day

    3/27/2020 3:06:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. We are doing well and are keeping safe. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. Hope that everyone is doing well and have a great day.... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/27/2020 12:54:44 PM, by SHERYE

    It doesn't hurt to take a hard look at yourself from time to time, and this should help get you started. During a visit to the mental asylum, a visitor asked the director what the criterion was that defined whether or not a patient should be institutionalized. "Well," said the Director, "we f... Read more

  • Day 16

    3/27/2020 10:42:11 AM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 186... Read more

  • Riding the Wave of COVID 19

    3/27/2020 5:29:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Everywhere I look, I see more bad news about the COVID 19 pandemic. Finally, I had to turn off the news. There’s only so much bad news I can listen to. Last night I had a nightmare about the virus, and realized that I have had TOO MUCH BAD NEWS! "What’s in my dreams at night?” My mother in ... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    3/26/2020 4:06:21 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a mild weather day here today. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds say cheep, cheep. In a while my daughter and I will be playing a game of monopoly. Have a great day everyone!... Read more

  • Day 15

    3/26/2020 12:17:33 PM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

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  • Fancy dress day challenge; canceled

    3/26/2020 12:16:21 PM, by KATIKOHT

    I tried to post a blog the other day but there were technical difficulties (?). Fancy dress day was canceled, so hard for all! It was such a motivating force for me, and it took me a minute to shake that off - mourn the dress that may never see the light of day (for good reasons - it is unlikely t... Read more

  • Quarantine Project Finish #1: Jacob’s Ladder Baby Blanket

    3/26/2020 12:14:47 PM, by STEPGEEK

    I started this baby blanket about a month ago with an initial deadline of finishing it in time for Mom-to-be’s baby shower in mid-March. That ended up not happening and COVID-19 ended up causing us to begin sheltering in place last week anyway, but last night I was able to finish this blanket. ... Read more

  • The Marvelous Mask Makers!

    3/26/2020 5:16:57 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have not been alone in my mask-making endeavor! There are many more and I don't know all of those lovely people. Last week(3/20/2020) I received a request from my friend Babette to make masks for a hospital. I asked lots of questions and did my research before starting the project. By ... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/25/2020 8:45:35 PM, by SHERYE

    A tiny but dignified old lady was among a group looking at an art exhibition in a newly opened gallery. Suddenly one contemporary painting caught her eye. "What on earth," she inquired of the artist standing nearby, "is that?" He smiled condescendingly. "That, my dear lady, is supposed to be a m... Read more

  • It's Wednesday

    3/25/2020 5:29:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's pretty quiet here. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds say cheep, cheep. Stay safe everyone. Have a good day.... Read more

  • Sautéed green cabbage

    3/25/2020 4:10:16 PM, by 10XPERLB

    I have green cabbage in fridge... tonight I'll sauté shredded cabbage, and make an olive oil salad dressing with petite diced tomatoes packed in tomato juice instead of vinegar. 67 Sunshine today completely lifted my mood- went walking in short sleeves 20 minutes 311... Read more

  • Day 14

    3/25/2020 12:41:11 PM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 187... Read more

  • Unwanted Spring Snow

    3/25/2020 5:04:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday's snowfall amounted to 7 inches. This is not what I want or need, But it’s today’s experience. I shovel away this soft, white heavy, unwanted gift from God. My predictable world grows wild and exciting when I open my heart and accept this beautiful present. The burdens a... Read more

  • Where's Your Wig!

    3/24/2020 8:47:44 PM, by MSROZZIE

    See what self-isolation and staying at home does to your pets! SPark ON! 54... Read more

  • I'm Gonna Blow It Tonight... And I Know It

    3/24/2020 5:53:10 PM, by TXSASSY76

    Well... we went to the grocery store this afternoon - for our weekly shopping. And OF COURSE EVERYTHING is picked over. What I was planning for dinner, I was not able to get. So, my DH suggested just getting some deli pizzas 483 to throw in the over. Quick & Easy. I agreed. By the time we got... Read more

  • Day 13

    3/24/2020 2:31:11 PM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 187.6... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/24/2020 2:15:58 PM, by SHERYE

    At the pre-birth class for couples who'd already had at least one child the instructor raised the question of how to break the news to an older child. "Some parents tell the older child, 'We love you so much that we decided to bring another child into our family.' "But think about that for... Read more

  • 2nd Blog.......Ever!!

    3/24/2020 11:50:07 AM, by PBVHCCVH

    This a letter that I sent to all the Teams on which I am the Leader or the Co-Leader. Several people asked if I would post this where anyone could read it, so here it is. Even if you're not on the Teams, I still care about you! MESSAGE TO ALL TEAM MEMBERS During this time of turmoil i... Read more

  • Please be aware...

    3/24/2020 6:33:11 AM, by LESLIELENORE

    I live in New York State, the state with the most positive cases in the US. There are have been two confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus in our sleepy little village already. Those two people may have transmitted the virus to more people unwittingly. Prior to this point the county health Department... Read more

  • Finding the New Balance

    3/24/2020 5:22:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    I've had so many changes lately! Finding a new balance is difficult and I have become aware of how these changes affect my health! I am getting into a new routine with teaching at home. I find that it takes all my attention and concentration. I do best when I'm home alone and my husband is... Read more

  • Monday is Here Again:

    3/24/2020 12:05:53 AM, by JOANN25

    This Monday wasn't too bad. Staff meeting this morning then caught up odds and ends in the office and practiced some music. 335 I really miss having the church services. Although we get them from elsewhere, it's not the same as going to church and seeing everyone. Hopefully, it won't be l... Read more

  • Social Distancing

    3/23/2020 9:19:46 PM, by MSROZZIE

    Stay safe and 593 We can do this! 104 ... Read more

  • A slow, easy one

    3/23/2020 8:44:40 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    These rock irises are currently blooming in my mother’s flower garden. So, today was the first day since last Wednesday that things returned to a somewhat less stressful state. The repairs have been made to the house, and we have heat once more. So, it was a slow and easy day today. I did make ... Read more

  • Day 12

    3/23/2020 2:42:43 PM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 188.6 Water retention, due to hormonal reasons... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/23/2020 1:50:57 PM, by SHERYE

    The Priest was preparing a man for his long day's journey into night. Whispering firmly, the Priest said, "Denounce the devil! Let him know how little you think of him!" The dying man said nothing. The priest repeated his order. Still the man said nothing. The priest asked, "Why do you refus... Read more

  • Sick and tired

    3/23/2020 1:42:09 PM, by MISSA526

    I've got a head cold and a cough. No fever.i have lupus (SLE), fibromyalgia, and Raynuads syndrome. I'm a little worried this could turn out worse, but I've been washing my hands, just found some hand sanitizer and our state is instituting a stay in place order at midnight. I've already been doing ... Read more

  • The up and down

    3/23/2020 12:20:19 PM, by RNJEN1974

    It amazes me how much my weight fluctuates with the scale, same routine. 2.4 lbs overnight. It is a chance to review nutrition and activities. I was able to do a mile walk jog near home so that's been awesome!... Read more

  • sipping soup

    3/23/2020 10:06:40 AM, by 10XPERLB

    ...pureeing diced tomatoes packed in juice + tablespoon of olive oil + dry spices like garlic, black pepper, onion, basil, oregano and a 1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar for tomato soup ... microwaved and served in quart jar (I have a jar cozy so I won't burn my fingers) Lunch Plan: sipping so... Read more

  • A snow day

    3/23/2020 9:10:38 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's snowing here now. Then it is going to rain. My daughter says hello. Both budgie birds say cheep, cheep. Everyone is doing well. Have a great day, everyone... Read more

  • Life in a Bubble

    3/23/2020 9:04:42 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Thank you SUSAN_CDN for sending me this update. March 22, 2020 10:30AM PT Coral Princess Update Princess Cruises can confirm that Coral Princess made a port call to Montevideo, Uruguay, on March 21 to take delivery of supplies and fuel. No guests were permitted to disembark. The ship... Read more

  • It's Spreading!

    3/23/2020 5:23:40 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have something more contagious than the Coronavirus, and You may have it too! It's faith, hope, and kindness! It is more powerful than any virus because you don't need direct contact. It is still powerful when masked. This is a time when we all need to be contagious with faith, hope, an... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/22/2020 7:54:12 PM, by SHERYE

    A six year old comes crying to his Mother because his little sister pulled his hair. "Don't be angry," the Mother says, "Your little sister doesn't realize that pulling hair hurts." A short while later, there's more crying, and the Mother goes to investigate. This time the sister is bawling an... Read more

  • 24 hours

    3/22/2020 3:24:31 PM, by 10XPERLB

    Yesterday it was spring, plenty of households sending their bored & restless men to drag out the lawn mowers (1st mowers of the season). Yesterday it was spring. Today I see snow flurries. What a difference 24 hours makes. ps. dashed out to grocery store at 6:30 this morning sin... Read more

  • The fire and its aftermath

    3/22/2020 2:21:34 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Two days ago we had a fire at my dad’s house. It started as a chimney fire but it got too good of a start before we noticed it to be able to put it out with the four fire extinguishers dad used on it. So we had to call 911 for the fire department to come out. We ended up with fire fighters from fo... Read more

  • The fire and its aftermath

    3/22/2020 2:21:24 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Two days ago we had a fire at my dad’s house. It started as a chimney fire but it got too good of a start before we noticed it to be able to put it out with the four fire extinguishers dad used on it. So we had to call 911 for the fire department to come out. We ended up with fire fighters from fo... Read more

  • Day 11

    3/22/2020 1:47:13 PM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 187.2... Read more

  • Safety

    3/22/2020 11:27:40 AM, by WNCGIRL

    This Covid 19 thing has alot of people having to stay home. I am a director of a Long term Care Facility/rehab/ SNF otherwise known as a nursing home .. not a rest home a skilled nursing facility. There is a huge difference. Also I am director of a small rest home. The regulations are different. But... Read more

  • A sunny day

    3/22/2020 10:12:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. Have a great day everyone. Stay safe.... Read more

  • breaking from the routine

    3/22/2020 9:26:19 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    I did pretty well there recording and moving through the days. My rhythm has been thrown off a bit though. Not to say I don't continue my challenge to lose the weight, just there are more important things on my mind these days than to sit and blog each day. For one, we got our grand-daughter f... Read more

  • Throw Away the Scale! What? NO!!!!

    3/22/2020 5:38:22 AM, by TXSASSY76

    I get so damn irritated sometimes... with this stupid scale. The numbers are up... the numbers are down... they're back up... then they're back down... THEN... THEN... they won't move!!!! Not either way... not going up... not going down... it's like an old elevator... you're not sure if you really ... Read more

  • We're In This Together

    3/22/2020 5:26:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    Are you feeling alone and separated from family and friends? Join the party! We have to work together to make it through the pandemic. Our community is only as healthy as the weakest person. Each of us needs to give what we can! Call a friend and tell them that you're thinking of them. ... Read more

  • It's Saturday

    3/21/2020 10:49:01 PM, by MOMMY445

    I had a good walk outside earlier today. After dinner, I danced for quite a while. My daughter says hello. We are doing well with having to mainly stay in due to the corona virus that is happening around the world. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. Have a great night everyone.... Read more

  • Day 10

    3/21/2020 11:46:45 AM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 188.2 Retaining water, hormonal reasons... Read more

  • Making Masks

    3/21/2020 5:19:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    My world changed yesterday when I got a call from my friend B who told me that hospitals are out of masks and I can help! I started immediately and made over a dozen last night. I've included a link to the pattern for my sewing friends. These are nonmedical masks and will help protect people unti... Read more

  • 10 minutes

    3/20/2020 9:52:26 PM, by 10XPERLB

    being home all day and night is, well.... let's just say yoga & dumbbells in the living room while I watch some murder-documentary story* does keep my spirits up *gruesome, but how detectives follow clues is amazing... Read more

  • Canadian Repatriation Help

    3/20/2020 8:25:41 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We are aboard the Coral Princess Cruise Ship. We are looking at options to get home. Like everyone else we were caught by surprise by the rapid escalation of COVID-19. Our ship set sail March 5, well before the federal government’s no cruise advisory issued March 13th. Our group of five were s... Read more

  • good afternoon- maybe I should go by the name yo-yo !

    3/20/2020 5:24:57 PM, by OLDANDSAD

    213 yes I am back and not quitting- no way !! I have had all sorts of excuses of why I do not exercise etc. Now with the coronavirus panic going on we need to reach out to each other and so I am reaching. I am 72 and I could go to Planet Fitness [near me] or the Health Club[ also near me] with the s... Read more


    3/20/2020 4:47:04 PM, by TERESAPENDINO

    Well, now I don’t have a choice. Blood pressure is dangerously high & I’m allergic to all the meds they have tried. I have about 55 lbs to get off & learn to stop being a chronic worrier. I have slapped my fitbit back on and have come back to SP. I’m just going to have to focus & stay on track. ... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/20/2020 2:43:56 PM, by SHERYE

    Unpublished but Irrefutable Laws These laws are not scientifically proven, not theoretically reasonable and not professionally endorsed, but they are irrefutably true. O'brien's Variation Law: If you change queues, the one you have left will start to move faster than the one you are in n... Read more

  • Day 9

    3/20/2020 12:47:25 PM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 185.8... Read more

  • Rainy Day Here

    3/20/2020 10:31:09 AM, by TXSASSY76

    Around 8:30 last night (after it was already dark & pitch black out here)... I learned that we had bad storms 54 27 54 coming, with possible golf ball size hail. I put my contacts back in (as I was already trying to gear down for bed), threw back on some clothes & my boots and went out to the ba... Read more

  • Even in Paradise One has to Eat Right & Exercise

    3/20/2020 10:01:16 AM, by KALISWALKER

    We are sailing again. Argentina went into lock down at midnight. People with confirmed airline tickets were supposed to be able to fly out of Buenos Aires, and yesterday some passengers did get to the airport but got returned to ship before 10 PM. We were unaware of the returned passengers till this... Read more

  • Keeping My Distance

    3/20/2020 5:31:30 AM, by JSTETSER

    We are in this together, and I want to keep my friends, neighbors, and family safe. I am a healthy person that the medical community fears the most. Someone in my household has a cough and cold, but I do not. I have s sore throat. I am an" asymptomatic carrier of the common cold." In years g... Read more

  • The Blues Hits When we ...

    3/20/2020 12:53:49 AM, by JOANN25

    1. Go to the store and the shelves are empty of items that are really needed. 2. When we are at home ... You can declutter, clean or whatever. Add a little music when you clean. That makes the time go faster. Dancing is allowed also. 3. don't hear from people ... remem... Read more

  • Where did March go ???

    3/19/2020 9:33:20 PM, by BECKY672

    I know its not over yet, Lol but sure feels like it. to me Have been working a lot, Feeling very drained ... Stressful, with the Covid-19 Issues going , Our work place is considered in Quarantine ( Assisted Living Facility) so trying to keep all safe & entertained,& Happy isn't easy... ... Read more

  • How We Embarrass our Teens

    3/19/2020 7:33:01 PM, by TXSASSY76

    Amidst all this Coronavirus pandemic... I HAD to go out to the grocery store today. Now... I have been staying home as much as possible. I am a severe asthmatic and therefore am at "high risk". My husband is still going to work and does the shopping (although he doesn't get everything on the list... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/19/2020 4:40:07 PM, by SHERYE

    As they stopped at a cheese farm, a young guide led them through the process of cheese making, explaining that goats milk was used. She showed the group a lovely hillside where many goats were grazing. "These", she explained, "are the older goats put out to pasture when they no longer produce." ... Read more

  • Day 8

    3/19/2020 10:27:38 AM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 186 lbs... Read more

  • A new beginnig after being sick

    3/19/2020 10:03:06 AM, by MOMTOLJ

    I had a cold all month! And a bad one at that. It just wouldn't leave. I don't know why when I get a cold, I can't seem to shake it off and get so sick. Energy very low, lost my voice since the 9th of the month and runny nose but not Covid-19, thank the good Lord! Today I can say I'm finally having... Read more

  • We Will Survive and Thrive

    3/19/2020 5:05:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yes, these are tough days. I’m home teaching my virtual lessons and making the most of it. There’s always extra stress when there’s a change of plans. My schedule has been turned upside down, and it’s uncomfortable for me. I’m figuring out how to teach and enjoy my students from a distance. ... Read more

  • Staying In Charge If My Happiness

    3/18/2020 10:16:34 PM, by KATRINAPLUS_TX

    Remind yourself every day: I am in charge of my happiness. I will not let anything outside of myself control me. I am creating a life that feels good on the inside and it will turn into experiences that are good on the outside.... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/18/2020 5:34:08 PM, by SHERYE

    Two women were comparing notes on the difficulties of running a small business. "I started a new practice last year," the first one said. "I insist that each of my employees take at least a week off every three months." "Why in the world would you do that?" the other asked. She respon... Read more

  • Cruising in South America & Buenos Aires Tonight

    3/18/2020 4:23:12 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We are approaching Buenos Aires Argentina. Our South American cruise on Coral Princess officially ends tomorrow morning. I enjoyed the cruise and this special time with our friends. Yes we missed some ports but we have been entertained and well taken care of by the crew. I am looking forward to our ... Read more

  • March Weigh In

    3/18/2020 3:14:30 PM, by KATRINAPLUS_TX

    It may be moving slowly, but I'll take it! If y'all knew how many skip ups I've had... You'd be shooting 👐HALLELUJAH👐 . #diabetes #icandothis #innerpeace #seeingisbelieving... Read more

  • a little spring in my step

    3/18/2020 2:30:19 PM, by 10XPERLB

    Taking a little stroll put a smile on my face. Purple and yellow is popping up everywhere in my neighborhood. The air is cool, misty for a moment.... might rain later. My lungs are happy, fresh air put spring in my step. 378 20 minute walk... Read more

  • Day 7

    3/18/2020 7:53:24 AM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 186.6 lbs Retaining water, too much sodium yesterday... Read more

  • My Positive Pandemic Plan

    3/18/2020 5:21:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every so often, fear and stress show their ugly faces, and I over-react. Yesterday I got so angry at my husband after I broke my laminator. I needed to get some pages laminated for my students. Now I need to order another one or make the trip into Staples. I did not need to get angry, b... Read more


    3/18/2020 1:12:25 AM, by JOANN25

    Blogging is a way to relieve your feelings of anxiety. You put it down on paper and it doesn't seem so bad. OR, you get a reply from someone who has gone through the same things giving you their thoughts and how it was worked out. 30 Blogging let's you share your terrific experiences with... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/17/2020 7:35:36 PM, by SHERYE

    Grandpa was celebrating his 100th birthday and everybody complimented him on how athletic and well-preserved he appeared. "Gentlemen, I will tell you the secret of my success," he cackled. "I have been in the open air day after day for some 75 years now." The celebrants were impressed and asked... Read more

  • Cruising in South America & Change, Change, Change

    3/17/2020 1:44:31 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Yesterday we were happy to move our return flight up to Sunday, March 22nd. Now it looks like we can get an earlier flight Saturday, March 21st. We have difficulty with the website, so hopefully it's not gone. There are many others changing their flights and this allows us to change ours. Our s... Read more

  • Weigh-in 3/14/2020

    3/17/2020 11:57:59 AM, by DIET2011LMP

    NOT BAD WEEK, BAD MONTH!!!!!! ... Read more

  • Day 6

    3/17/2020 8:21:49 AM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 185.2... Read more

  • An Eventful Few Days (LOTS of Pics!!)

    3/17/2020 7:00:22 AM, by TXSASSY76

    Well All, It's been an eventful few days here on the Farm! For starters, I quit smoking 6 days ago! 244 The first 3 days were really rough! Day 2 I wanted to cry (the cravings were so bad) and Day 3 - let's just say I was NOT pleasant to be around. But, Day 4 was much better & yesterday (Day 5) ... Read more

  • Take Good Care of Yourself!

    3/17/2020 5:18:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    This pandemic has helped me understand just how important it is for me to take good care of myself, and to become much more aware of any changes in my body. According to healthline.com, flu symptoms include the following: fatigue sudden fever (usually above 100°F [38°C]) scratchy or sore t... Read more

  • MONDAY ...

    3/16/2020 4:48:23 PM, by JOANN25

    Monday is the hardest day of the week to get up and out early. I didn't think I had to go to the church but when I texted the secretary, she told me that we were working. I went in for staff meeting then worked on May music for awhile. I failed to eat breakfast and wasn't really hungry for lu... Read more

  • Cruising in South America & 14 Days of What?

    3/16/2020 3:43:46 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Yesterday hubby and I did a renewal of wedding vows, along with about 20 other couples. It was meaningful and fun. Later we joined our friends for a lovely dinner in the The Bayou Café. It has an amazing selection of steaks, gumbo and seafood. We watched a musical performance, then a movie. We have ... Read more

  • 8 year SparkAversary!!!! Come back often & read, I add many times, this is my Blog-Journal! Read & c

    3/16/2020 12:43:20 PM, by SPARKLINGME176

    Please read & comment on last blog. I updated MANY times since I wrote in it. As I will do with this 1. These blogs are my journal, to success! 244 3-16-2020 Today I checked in with Spark land, again! BABY STEPS. 183 Today is my 8th year, 802 with 2,922 days of visiting EVERYDAY! I love this... Read more

  • Marching forward in 2020

    3/16/2020 12:09:07 PM, by LMTM3400

    I spent the majority of 2019 feeling sick. I honestly think I went into depression and hid it very well from everyone. I stopped doing everything except work. I put on my big smile and did my job then I went home and slept. When I took my vacation my husband was upset with me he wanted to go pla... Read more

  • Day 5

    3/16/2020 10:47:50 AM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 185.6 lbs... Read more

  • Teaching from Home & Staying Healthy

    3/16/2020 5:22:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    I'm a public School teacher, in the process of learning to teach from my home. For the next 3 weeks, I have no commute which will save me over an hour. I have a lot to learn since I've never done very much remote teaching. The teacher has a lot to learn before I can teach my students. Wednesd... Read more

  • Cruising in South America & What is Next?

    3/15/2020 3:06:58 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Our plans are evolving as the situation is changing quickly. The latest our government wants Canadians home ASAP, while commercial flights are still available. Some out of country travel insurance companies won’t insure people traveling after 10 days from now. Starting March 17, Argentina is h... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    3/15/2020 2:22:12 PM, by SHERYE

    A old woman was sipping on a glass of wine, while sitting on the patio with her husband, and she says,"I love you so much, I don't know how I could ever live without you"... Her husband asks, "Is that you, or the wine talking? She replies, "It's me...talking to the wine."... Read more

  • Looking forward to this wek

    3/15/2020 10:06:19 AM, by MOMTOLJ

    Had a real bad cold for the last 14 days. Lost my voice for 7 days! I'll tell you it was quite around here -lol. This morning I can talk some Yeah! I am well rested from all the sleep in the last 2 weeks. This morning when I got up, I did 11 minutes of exercise, so I'm getting back in my old h... Read more

  • 59 days

    3/15/2020 9:27:33 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    Happy Sunday and here goes a long week!... Read more

  • Day 4

    3/15/2020 7:53:06 AM, by DOXIEMAMA1396

    Daily Weigh-In 185.8 lbs... Read more

  • Pandemic Opportunities

    3/15/2020 5:21:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    The last few weeks have been difficult. I am unable to visit my mother, and she is getting anxious. The bus drivers in my family can't work and will not get paid. Tomorrow I meet with other teachers to learn if the school will be in session, and how it will be handled. In the middle of all... Read more

  • Corona Virus

    3/14/2020 11:25:00 PM, by JERSEYGIRL24

    Like so many, I am deeply upset about COVID-19. I apologize in advance if anything sounds like I am coming across like a selfish baby. I know that others have it much worse than I do. Nobody in my household has the virus (at least not yet). I have been working from home since September, so at le... Read more

  • Not Even Church Gatherings…

    3/14/2020 11:05:15 PM, by KOHLRABIGIRL

    Got up late, did some stuff, took a nap, and walked for a bit, Presently enjoying a fire in the fireplace before going to bed.... Read more

  • Cruising in South America & Living in the Moment

    3/14/2020 3:30:21 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Saturday and we are cruising on the Coral Princess up the east coast of South America, a sea day. We have been unplugged since we set sail March 5th, so we live in the moment. A couple of times a day we scan TV news, so we are aware of world medical events and how they impact us personally. This mor... Read more

  • might be good

    3/14/2020 3:29:15 PM, by 10XPERLB

    I like Red Manhattan Fish Chowder. Mine is boiling on the stove. It's red but not following any specific recipe. It doesn't have potato in it today, I am using frozen crinkle cut carrots and skipped the bread. The tomatoes are peppery with lots of oregano basil a little onion garlic... Read more