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  • Virtual Farm Tours of AlaBAMA Farms

    4/3/2020 3:12:07 PM, by CANICE

    Virtual Farm Tours of AlaBAMA farms! Alabama farmers host virtual tours every Friday! If you have kids these, are fun virtual field trips!! Also if you go to www.huntsvillescoop.com you’ll see updated local news on the homepage. Stay healthy! May God heal our country and our worldhttps://www.r... Read more

  • Myers Briggs Personality Test

    4/3/2020 10:09:02 AM, by CANICE

    Many years ago the pastor who married me and my husband had us take a personality test. My husband tested "Commander" and I tested "Campaigner." My pastor warned us that our personalities would clash.... Boy, Howdy! Clash we have.... The Divorce process has been most painful.... What's you... Read more

  • 4/3/2020

    4/3/2020 9:35:28 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    I have not stepped on the scale but I am fairly certain I am again over 200 lbs. I have been having nightmares over the past several nights. Maybe it is from stress in my life cause my particular people, or the antihistamine I take to be able to sleep because of my allergies. Is anyone else deal... Read more

  • Thursday

    4/2/2020 9:14:52 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Walked outside for 3.30 miles. Felt good to be outside in the sunshine. Made shrimp stir fry for dinner.... Read more

  • 4/2/2020

    4/2/2020 8:52:55 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a beautiful 🌞 day! Was pretty active today. Played Wii and Frisbee. Did 105 step-ups, 105 squats and 105 calf raises. My walk today consisted of the lovely dog droppings in the yard and walking on the spot. Got my water + in, calories are high but I keep trying. Hope everyone had a great ... Read more

  • It's been a bit

    4/2/2020 5:59:31 PM, by LEISL814

    So much has happened since my last blog. Working, got sick, mom's friend moved in with her..... But I'm still here and TRYING to do my best with my diet. It's not working so well. So, I had almost completely cut out cokes. I would maybe have 2-3 per week. Now that I'm working (at a fast food pl... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for April 2 and 3

    4/2/2020 4:41:31 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: We are extremely precious to God and are never left alone not even for one second. Lord, Thank You for Your promise to protect and care for me always. A Time to Think--Prayer can never be in excess.—C. H. Spurgeon A Time to Act--Revive, awaken and make the most of your ... Read more

  • Not a Weed!

    4/2/2020 10:49:33 AM, by CANICE

    I'm so pleased to see this plant in bloom. Sadly, last fall I yanked many of these plants out, thinking they were weeds.... Reminds me of the first home I bought, back in 1996. The pool was surrounded by a low-growing juniper that had phlox planted throughout the bed. Not familiar with phlox, I... Read more

  • 4/2/2020

    4/2/2020 9:43:30 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Well i fell off the wagon again. I guess I can't fall off until I successfully am ON the wagon. Well let's see what is going on today. I had my 16 year old son signed up for driver's ed classes before all this happened and they were supposed to start mid April after school at the school. Sinc... Read more

  • 4/1/2020

    4/1/2020 9:31:33 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a gray day. Was not very active today but did get a walk in with my fur baby. Taking him for a walk can be a strength workout for my arms 😄. Anywho calories are where I want them today, got all my water plus done. Tomorrow is suppose to be nicer 😃 hope that will help with my activity boo... Read more

  • Wednesday

    4/1/2020 9:25:11 PM, by TSHAWGER

    It only got tp 47 degrees today, but I needed to get outside and do my hour walk. It helps my mental attitude. Hope all had a good day.... Read more

  • Not April's Fool

    4/1/2020 9:19:45 PM, by CANICE

    There I was..... Dont you love it when a story has a good beginning? I was 34 weeks pregnant with my son - my only son - which at nearly 40 years old, was a high risk pregnancy..... I had miscarried 2 babies, and "threatened miscarriage" with my last 3 children.... I went to church that Sunday, A... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for April 1 and 2

    4/1/2020 2:47:24 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: There are always better things to come than that which we have left behind. Lord, I look with excitement toward the unexpected joys of today. A Time to Think--God shapes the world by prayer. The more prayer there is in the world the better the world will be, the mightier the... Read more

  • April Thoughts & Exercise Ideas

    4/1/2020 2:11:20 PM, by TIKATAKAWITHA

    Welcome to April! Who knew when March started the whole world would go crazy? If you have students in school, and they're going to distance learning for the rest of the year, please be patient with your teachers. This is a big change for everyone... students, parents and teachers. One of m... Read more

  • 4/1/2020

    4/1/2020 10:00:31 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Well, I fell yet again. But I rationalize it in what I consider to be acceptable. I did well yesterday. Stayed on track clear until after dinner. Then I really felt like I needed more fiber so I munched on some fiber cereal dry and drank water. TMI but it did it's job. Other than that I find m... Read more

  • Tuesday

    3/31/2020 10:56:00 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Didn't feel very motivated today. My walking buddy didn't feel well. Miss seeing my daughter and grandsons.... Read more

  • 3/31/2020

    3/31/2020 10:12:09 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a rest day. Got a walk in running end of month errands. Now I can stay home for a while. Calories may be a little high today. Tomorrow is weigh in. Not sure how I did but we will see. Cases are still climbing here🙁. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥! Stay safe!... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 31 and April 1

    3/31/2020 9:22:56 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: It is the little bits of kindness and love that make this world happy. Lord, may I do my part to make today happy for someone. A Time to Think--Do not make prayer a monologue—make it a conversation.—Author unknown A Time to Act--Establish habits of faith that will hold ... Read more

  • 3/31/2020

    3/31/2020 12:44:43 PM, by MAMABEAR372

    SIGHHHHH It is my oldest son's birthday today. He is 27 today. It is my 3rd birthday this month that has been disrupted by what is going on with stay at home orders. I have 3 sons all born in March. My youngest is 16, he still lives with us and we gave him his gifts and tried to make it specia... Read more

  • Monday

    3/30/2020 9:59:36 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Walked this morning, it was chilly, very windy. But got my hour done.... Read more

  • 3/30/2020

    3/30/2020 8:34:39 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was another active day! Went for a walk, played Wii sports, did twists, 💯 step-ups, 💯 squats, and upper body band workout. Calories are good and water done. Number of Cases are still going up here. My brother and his family are under 14 day quarantine as the kids and sister in-law have a cou... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 30 and 31

    3/30/2020 2:12:47 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: We have never before had today and we will never have it again. Lord, as I have the opportunity, let me use this day to do good. A Time to Think--Seven days without prayer makes one weak.—Allen Vartlett A Time to Act--Pray for someone that you don't know. A Time to... Read more

  • Trying To Find The New Me.

    3/29/2020 9:22:30 PM, by RABBITART

    I see it been a year since I have posted and so many things have changed. I am trying to find the new me. I am going through a relationship change. Now I have the time and the opportunity to look after me and what matters to me. I have been missing working out. I have gained weight over ... Read more

  • 3/29/2020

    3/29/2020 8:13:22 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was another active day. Morning walk video, Wii sports, and lower body band workout. Did a little dancing as well. Still getting all my water in. Calories are a little higher than I would like. Still having munchies at night. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥! Stay safe! P.s. 2... Read more

  • Sunday

    3/29/2020 7:23:12 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today was a very windy, but nice warm and sunny day. I sat outside and read my book, actually got a little tan. I hope everyone enjoyed their day.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 29 and 30

    3/29/2020 4:57:44 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Some can find fault in everything, but it takes a good and loving heart to find goodness, especially when it is less than obvious. Lord, bless me with gentleness and patience and the determination not to complain. A Time to Think--The important thing is this: to be able at a... Read more

  • I've fallen and I can't get up!

    3/29/2020 11:38:04 AM, by SHERRYE2014

    I have fallen off the wagon and now I'm just dragging behind, hanging on a thread. So very the last 3 1/2 years, I've just packed on the weight. Basically back to 220lbs. I've lost down to 202, but then right back up. I have a want to lose, but have lost motivation. I'm just declining in every way. ... Read more

  • Disappointed

    3/29/2020 7:53:45 AM, by JOCELYNH711

    Wow stepped on the scale this morning and I have gained 6 pounds and in two years a total of 15 not going to cry or be upset with myself it’s just time to buckle down the weather has been just beautiful and the ground is drying out from all the rain I can get more activity in . I have done this to m... Read more

  • 3/28/2020

    3/28/2020 8:11:35 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    We are up to 15 positive cases in our area 🙁. Today was a rainy day. Got lots of activity today. Played Wii sports. Strength workout. Step-ups = 💯. Cleaned out under the sink. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥! Stay safe!... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 28 and 29

    3/28/2020 4:22:54 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Few things are worthy of worry and fewer are worthy of anger. Lord, bless me with patience for my circumstances and wisdom to overcome the obstacles. A Time to Think--Hope is wishing for a thing to come true; faith is believing it will come true. —Norman Vincent Peale A... Read more

  • What I have learned from today's coaching?

    3/28/2020 12:01:48 PM, by GYORGYB

    Be a good person to all and a special to your self.... Read more

  • Saturday

    3/28/2020 11:36:58 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Went out for a hour walk and already hit 10,000 steps. It's a beautiful sunny 61. Enjoy the weather now, because rain is coming.... Read more

  • Happy Saturday!!!!!

    3/28/2020 8:42:28 AM, by DOROTHY6450

    Good morning everyone.. I will do my exercise dvds today... Have a very blessed day...... Read more

  • 3/27/2020

    3/27/2020 10:05:51 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a slow day. Couple small walks and a little strength. It was a chill dull day. Did ok on my calories. Struggling to get my 8 glasses of water today. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥! Stay safe!... Read more

  • Friday

    3/27/2020 9:18:25 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I was able to walk 5 miles this morning before we got rain. My nephew was just diagnosed with cancer in the back.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 27 and 28

    3/27/2020 1:00:13 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Faith is complete surrender to the will of God and acceptance of His plan for us. Lord, You carry me through each moment of my day. A Time to Think--Faith can put a candle in the darkest night. —Margaret Sangster A Time to Act--Nurture your mind with great thoughts. ... Read more

  • My Local News Said:

    3/27/2020 7:48:35 AM, by MRS_EVA_K

    Manatees eat for an average of 8 hours per day. Coronavirus has turned us all into manatees. Notes to self: 237 Sailors thought Manatees were Mermaids. Mermaids are supposed to be beautiful, right? 550 Manatees are vegetarians. Put down the Girl Scout cookies and go eat a c... Read more

  • Thursday

    3/26/2020 10:31:31 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Got to see my grandsons or a short period of time, kept my distance. God love them.... Read more

  • 3/26/2020

    3/26/2020 9:33:37 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a very active day. Had to go to my moms and as I don't drive and did not want to take the bus I walked to and from her house. This = just over 14k steps. It takes me just over an hour to walk one way. Was so proud of myself. They are cancelling the buses starting Sunday night. So I know I ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 26 and 27

    3/26/2020 5:57:48 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Be wise enough to thank God for not giving you some of the things you've asked for and gracious enough to gratefully enjoy what He gave you in its place. Lord, You know better than I what is right and best for me. A Time to Think--God is the great physician. His specialty is... Read more

  • Instacart shopper

    3/26/2020 1:27:32 PM, by TRACY9103

    I am an essential worker. I am doing my part to make sure you have all u need in this time of crisis. Please understand that the stores are low or out of things but I will do my best to find a replacement for your items. I also do doordash, favor and post mates. Same things applies here too. I p... Read more

  • 3/25/2020

    3/25/2020 9:31:08 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a beautiful and active day! Went for a quick walk to the corner store. Cleaned all the garbage in the back yard but try to leave the natural things till gets much warmer. Weighed in this morning with a loss of 2.6lbs🎉. Did arms with bands. Played frisbee with hubby for a little this after... Read more

  • Wednesday

    3/25/2020 8:43:21 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Walked in the morning with my friend, 5 miles. Walked in evening with DH. 2 miles. Sun came out abd ended up being a beautiful day.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 25 and 26

    3/25/2020 3:14:01 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Trouble comes to everyone, but feeling miserable is no reason to make others miserable. Lord, may I never destroy another's happiness. A Time to Think--There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.—Elizabeth Kubler-Ross A Ti... Read more

  • If you Need a Laugh

    3/25/2020 7:28:44 AM, by MRS_EVA_K

    Trey Kennedy has this one: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5gU
    7u4NPCg And yes, new homeschool moms everywhere are losing their minds. We are okay here. The teachers and parents are working together to try to clear the glitches in the digital programs. I look for this to go on until April 24th a... Read more

  • 3/24/2020

    3/24/2020 10:23:58 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was an active day. Not much cardio though. Got laundry ready for the line tomorrow. Lower cabinets done except under sink. Will finish tomorrow and then clean drawer of stove. Not sure what workout I will do tomorrow. But I know there will be upper body involved in the afternoon. Just have to ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    3/24/2020 10:21:17 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I did 8 miles of walking today. Felt good, had lots of energy. It was DH birthday, I made him an apple pie. Celebrated by ourselves. Missed seeing kids and grandson.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for April 24 and 25

    3/24/2020 1:38:15 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: To allow past problems into your present moments can make you feel depressed, worried and overwhelmed. Lord, help me to let go of that which I can do nothing about so that I can take care of that which I can. A Time to Think--Easter is a constant spring.—Ruth Carrington ... Read more

  • Monday

    3/23/2020 10:40:40 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Got a 3.30 mile walk in betwen rains. Drank 120 oz water.... Read more

  • 3/23/2020

    3/23/2020 9:39:52 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a great day! Well for being stuck at home anyway. Got my walk in with my walk video. Did arm workout with weights today. Cleaned and tried to organize upper cabinets today. Tomorrow will be lower ones. Doing laundry by hand again tomorrow. Got to love not having laundry facilities at home ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for April 23 and 24

    3/23/2020 3:12:10 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Laughter is a great way to reduce stress and prevent taking ourselves too seriously. Lord, bless me with a healthy sense of humor. A Time to Think--Forgiveness is love in its most noble form. —Anonymous A Time to Act--Don't dwell on bitterness, anger and despair. A... Read more

  • Cabin Fever

    3/23/2020 10:33:54 AM, by TEEZIE

    Up until Coronavirus I was doing well. Walking 3 to 5 days a week. I thought I would be able to continue since the trail I walk is normally empty. But now...... there are always people there. And I am not taking a chance even with the 6 ft rule. My daughter has severe asthma so I have only been goin... Read more

  • P.E. with Joe (yep you get a bonus blog today)

    3/23/2020 7:04:03 AM, by MRS_EVA_K

    If your kiddo is at home with you, The Body Coach on YouTube is doing at home, structured P.E. classes, if you need or want one. www.youtube.com/user/thebodyco
    ach1 He also has short targeted workouts, some full-body workouts (I noticed a hotel one that would work well in a small spa... Read more

  • What you can use instead of medical grade gloves

    3/23/2020 6:08:17 AM, by MRS_EVA_K

    I know some of you are worried about going into the Covid-19 world with naked hands. The Medical community needs all those medical grade latex gloves. But I do have a solution for you. Food Service Gloves like these: www.amazon.com/Disposable-Cl
    ear-Plastic-Gloves-Polyeth
    ylene/dp/B07J... Read more

  • Sunday

    3/22/2020 10:28:38 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Finished my book. Took a 2 mile walk at 45 degrees. Made choc chip cookies for DH men at work.... Read more

  • 3/22/2020

    3/22/2020 9:28:25 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a better day! Sunny and chilly. But got more exercise today. Bathroom mostly done. Laundry almost caught up. Cabinets not started. Stove top cleaned. City still only has two cases thank goodness. Hope they both recover quickly. Province reopening select daycares for front line workers👍. H... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for April 22 and 23

    3/22/2020 4:50:25 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: We have the ability to influence those around us and therefore it is necessary to think of ourselves as the center of peace so that we may bring calm to those who need it. Lord, may I bring Your peace to everyone I am with today. A Time to Think--God understands our prayers ... Read more

  • This has been a hard week - Mark entered Wider Life

    3/22/2020 3:16:57 PM, by CGPS1795

    Dear Friends, Spark Family and Team Mates This is what I've been going through: //mailchi.mp/c23397dfc0b3/gene
    ral-assembly-2020-canceled
    -1300735?e=faf95afbe1 and www.heintzelmancares.com/obitu
    ary/mark-brabazon Obviously It's a whole new experience after 23... Read more

  • Because laughter is the best medicine

    3/22/2020 6:30:21 AM, by MRS_EVA_K

    A Desperate Mother's Prayer youtu.be/gpN9CGrK6IQ... Read more

  • 3/21/2020

    3/21/2020 10:11:41 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a cold sunny day but still felt like a blah day. Did not leave my property at all today. Starting to feel confined. Oh well. Got some laundry on the line today and some ready to go on the line tomorrow. Almost all the dishes caught up. Tomorrow I will finish the dishes and start cleaning o... Read more

  • Saturday

    3/21/2020 8:54:47 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Face time with my grandsons, I miss them so much. I walked 2 miles, rode bike for 20 mins. Everyone stay safe.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 21 and 22

    3/21/2020 4:49:03 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Think often of your friends and seldom of your enemies and you will surround yourself with good thoughts, leaving little or no room for darkness. Lord, help me search for goodness so that it is goodness that I find. A Time to Think--Make us ever eager, Lord, to share the goo... Read more

  • 3/21/2020 My inside thoughts, fears and my way of dealing and sharing it with whoever needs it too.

    3/21/2020 2:20:40 PM, by MAMABEAR372

    Focus on positive. I have been a wreck all week with a stiff upper lip and an outward appearance of bravery and logic. Inside I have been a mom, wife, mother, sister and friend that is very concerned, and not able to protect the ones I am used to protecting. I feel powerless. I have several very... Read more

  • DIY babywipes both disposable and reusable

    3/21/2020 6:09:43 AM, by MRS_EVA_K

    Green child magazine has instructions of how to make both a reusable wipe, that you'll wash along with washing instructions, a disposable wipe made from paper towels. Paper products are in short supply but the crafting section, cloth diapers, and cotton burp cloths are probably available. www.gree... Read more

  • 3/20/2020

    3/20/2020 10:12:08 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was an ok day. Went for a walk in the morning. Felt good just to be outside in the warm weather. As day went on got colder🙁. I look at it this way. Mother nature should help us want to stay home by giving us crappy weather. Nice weather makes people want to go out and be normal. Got day one d... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 20 and 21

    3/20/2020 8:36:56 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Start each day by talking with our loving God. It is a small thing to do to carry His peace with you throughout the day. Good morning, Lord, I have some things to tell You. Daily Scripture & Reflection: I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the Lord sustained me. Psalm 3:5 ... Read more

  • Life

    3/20/2020 10:17:17 AM, by SHAWDOCAT

    Amazing to read my blogs and see my Spark page from four years ago. Yet, here I am removing all distractions to truly meet my healthy goal weight. During the four years, I have learned a lot about foods..what is good, bad and best choice for me. Just by changing my eating habits I went from 194 i... Read more

  • If you can't find bleach or Lysol

    3/20/2020 6:42:19 AM, by MRS_EVA_K

    If you can't find bleach in the cleaning section, go to the pool chemicals of your big box store and look for liquid chlorine. It is bleach, just with a different label on it. It will not smell nice. It is not thickened to avoid a splash so be cautious. If you can't find Lysol go to the fabri... Read more

  • 3/19/2020

    3/19/2020 10:28:17 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a good day. Got my walk in by going to the dentist, grocery store and pharmacy. All errands done for a while. Only will leave my property for a walk now and then depending on weather. Hubby is probably going to cause me to go bald LOL 😆. He drives me crazy on a normal day now stuck in the... Read more

  • Thankful Thursday

    3/19/2020 10:16:51 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I am thankful for a great friend that walked with me today for 60 mins. We call it our therapy session.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 19 and 20

    3/19/2020 6:13:13 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Lord, today let me thank you for all the trials and difficulties that I did not have to suffer. I may not know what they are, but I am certain that You have never given me more than You and I together are able to handle. Daily Scripture & Reflection: You will keep him in perf... Read more

  • DIY hand sanitizer: rubbing alcohol substitues and recipies

    3/19/2020 7:31:00 AM, by MRS_EVA_K

    For the short term, I'm going to share some DIY tips here that have run across my feeds that you might find handy. I'm picking the easiest recipes to follow. I'll update when a new once comes across my feed. I by no means mean to fear-monger. Hand Sanitizer: Aloe gel or vegetable glycerin... Read more

  • Wednesday

    3/18/2020 10:33:48 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Not very motivated, felt tired, not sure if it's the rain or what it is. Hoping for a better tomorrow. I miss seeing my kids and grandsons.... Read more

  • 3/18/2020

    3/18/2020 10:07:14 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was an ok day. Woke up early with no alarm. Had hoped to sleep in. With in a couple hours I passed out in my chair. Woke up and decided might as well go back to bed since it would be more comfortable. Got back up at around 12:30 in the afternoon. Took furbaby with hubby and I for a good walk. ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 18 and 19

    3/18/2020 12:27:24 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily inspiration: Do not allow your experiences to be what happens to you, but rather what you do with what happens. Lord, grant me the wisdom that I need to make my life count. Daily Scripture & Reflection: So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. 1 Thes... Read more

  • 3/17/2020

    3/17/2020 11:04:49 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a beautiful day! Got my walk in by going shopping for mom and cleaning her apartment. We also decorated for Easter. My son is staying with her for the time being that way she is not lonely since it is safer for her to stay in her apartment. Also I think my sister didn't want to have to dea... Read more

  • Setting myself up for failure

    3/17/2020 10:41:06 PM, by BETTERME4LIF3

    Every day I wake up, I'm a totally different person than I was when I went to bed.. Lets just face it, we can't all be morning people, right? It usually takes me around an hour of being awake, to really get to where I need to be mentally for the day. HAHA, the sad part is, that even that I know t... Read more

  • Tuesday

    3/17/2020 10:14:21 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Cleaned out the refrigerator inside and outside. Walked out in 43 degrees. Trying to stay strong and positive.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and birth verse for Mar 17 and 18

    3/17/2020 1:14:41 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: When God answers prayer, He gives us the right answer. Lord, my greatest strength comes when I trust in You. A Time to Think --I bind to myself today God's Power to guide me, God's Might to uphold me, God's Wisdom to teach me . . . -from St. Patrick's Breastplate A Time... Read more

  • 3/16/2020

    3/16/2020 11:38:07 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was an ok day. Went to the dentist for cleaning and have a cavity. Went to doctor appointment have to see an internalist as safety measure. Very impressed with all safety measures taken at my appointments. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥! Stay safe!... Read more

  • Monday

    3/16/2020 8:57:06 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Since they closed my gym, I did not get to do my spin class. Walked outside for 60 mins. It was 46 degrees. Also cleaned inside and outside of all my cupboards.... Read more

  • Getting back in the grind

    3/16/2020 1:42:26 PM, by LEISL814

    I decided against working with Popeye's too. Dairy Queen has me running ragged right now, trying to get back into the swing of working and being on my feet. On the plus side, my coworkers (with the exception of one person - there's always that one person huh?) are awesome! I seem to mesh pretty well... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and birth verse for Mar 16 and 17

    3/16/2020 1:20:10 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: We have been given a treasure of talents which should be accepted with responsibility and gratitude. Lord, may my gifts flourish in great faith and charity so that they may also benefit others. A Time to Think--Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which dif... Read more

  • Stay Positive

    3/16/2020 1:19:31 PM, by DAWN220

    With COVID-19 disrupting everything I feel exhausted. I am going down a new path not traveled before. Even though I am feeling tired I am maintaining a positive attitude. We cannot change what happens but we can change how we react to it. Let's stay positive and joyful. ... Read more

  • Still here

    3/16/2020 9:01:31 AM, by KEERAKYRAM

    I am slowly getting back on track with everything. My goals this week are to up my water get all my exercise in and stay on track... Read more

  • Sunday

    3/15/2020 10:48:59 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Normally we do not ear out on Sundays. But since they were closing all our restaurants and bars for 2 weeks. We went out to dinner, most places were not ready to be busy on a Sunday night. Our schools have closed for 3 weeks. The grocery shelves are bare. This coronavirus is making our state of ... Read more

  • 3/15/2020

    3/15/2020 10:11:10 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a good day! Sunny but chilly! Got a couple of walks in. Was going to do strength but muscles are still sore from other day. Tomorrow have dentist and doctors appointment. Going to call to make sure they are not cancelled. No positive tests here yet. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPAR... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and birth verse for Mar 15 and 16

    3/15/2020 9:23:53 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Prayer turns the attention from ourselves to God and helps us see His hand working in our lives. Lord, You give me reasons for a daily commitment to achieving a full and energetic life. A Time to Think--The mind has exactly the same power as the hands; not merely to grasp th... Read more

  • Spring is here!

    3/15/2020 3:46:37 PM, by PLAGGE1959

    Spring is not officially here but where I live it has arrived and summer is just around the corner. It has been a beautiful weekend and I have just spent several hours in the yard and things are looking good! I have been a bit lazy as far as exercise is concerned but things are changing now. I hope ... Read more

  • 3/14/2020

    3/14/2020 7:56:00 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a lazy cloudy dreary day. Got some movement in and hubby finally got me to go for a short walk. I also did some baking. Hope everyone had a great day! Keep SPARKING 💥! Stay safe!... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 14 and 15

    3/14/2020 1:54:37 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: To be rich is to have good friends, good health, and the energy to experience the many things that life offers. Lord, I rejoice in the true and most meaningful riches of my life. A Time to Think--Go out into the world today and love the people you meet. Let your presence lig... Read more

  • Saturday

    3/14/2020 1:27:25 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Got up went to gym and did my spin class. Then to two grocery stores. We are haveing big huge snow flakes now. Crazy spring weather. Come on nice sunny weather.... Read more

  • ONE-derland Party!!!

    3/14/2020 9:53:19 AM, by FITFABJENN

    Welcome to my ONE-derland celebration! After 109 days of healthy choices, I'm back, baby! And honestly, I'm never, ever going back there. #mylossmygain Let's dance, drink lots of H2O, and be merry! ONE-derland is a beautiful place.... Read more

  • Coronavirus

    3/13/2020 10:33:49 PM, by TSHAWGER

    This virus is scary our state. Our schools are ckosed for 3 wks, will not have prom, not have plays or other trips. I feel so bad for the students. Trying to be strong.... Read more

  • 3/13/2020

    3/13/2020 10:22:27 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a sunny but cold. Went for a couple shorter walks, full body band workout, walk/jog on the spot and a few squats. Plan to go for some kind of walk tomorrow and I plan to do some yoga. Have not done yoga in a while. Could use some good stretching. Calories are off again today. Feel hungrier... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 13 and 14

    3/13/2020 1:49:12 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Treat your family as you would treat a best friend. Lord, help me to treasure my family with all of their imperfections as well as my own and cherish the time we have together. A Time to Think--Worry is a thin stream of fear that trickles through the mind, which, if encourag... Read more

  • 3/12/2020

    3/12/2020 10:09:58 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    Today was a good day! Went with mom for some appointments and grocery shopping. Got a couple walks in, stretching and squats. Was going to work legs after walk but they were stiff and sore from all yesterday's walking. Not sure if getting my walk outside tomorrow so plan to do full body band workout... Read more

  • Thursday

    3/12/2020 9:37:51 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Why is it when your doing well on your keto but DH wants to go have wings and beer tonight. So I had a nice Italian salad.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for March 12 and 13

    3/12/2020 3:55:03 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Take care of your own emotional and spiritual needs first and it will become natural to reach out lovingly to others. Lord, I depend on Your help in every situation. A Time to Think--Every situation, properly perceived, becomes an opportunity to heal.—Anonymous A Time t... Read more

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    3/12/2020 2:27:08 PM, by CREATEJOY2

    I have made it almost a month paying attention to choices. We were struck down with the flu over the last 2 weeks. None of us have been well enough to do much. Last weekend we spent a few hours on Sunday Geocaching. We choose to stay close to home and hit caches that weren't to difficult. We have be... Read more