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  • Thank you GOD

    2/24/2020 4:00:54 AM, by USMAWIFE

    My body sometimes feels sore, but it works.I don't sleep well most nights, but I do wake up to fight another day. My wallet is not full but my stomach is. I don't have all the things I ever wanted but I do have everything I will ever need.I'm thankful because although my life is by no means perfect,... Read more

  • 2-23-20

    2/24/2020 1:13:16 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Wore myself out yesterday, so I decided to sleep late. I thought I'd miss the snow that was supposed to fall. Well, it fell on the southern parts of the metroplex but missed where I live completely. I'm glad, because that means I don't have to brush off snow from my car before I go to book club. I d... Read more

  • Ducks in a Row

    2/24/2020 1:07:17 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Having a number of important things I need to get ready for can be paralyzing without a plan... And I find myself waffling between Total Paralysis and Buckling Down to Getting That Plan Done! I feel like I’m juggling plates, but that doesn’t keep me from optimistically setting small goals... Read more

  • Weather

    2/24/2020 12:18:43 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the mid 60s after 54. It is 57 outside and 69 inside.... Read more

  • Weather

    2/24/2020 12:18:43 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the mid 60s after 54. It is 57 outside and 69 inside.... Read more

  • SICK HUBBY

    2/23/2020 10:25:41 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, we have come a long way into the year for Hubby. He got his first sinus infection this year. He has been taking his Elderberry regularly and he usually has this 4 to 5 times by this time in the season. He is taking some antibiotics and has been in bed all afternoon after taking a hot shower... Read more

  • Sunday

    2/23/2020 9:46:18 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Church, gym, did liad of laundry, cleaning house, balance checkbook, made lunch and dinner. Weather got to 52 degrees, nicevm walk outside. Overall good day.... Read more

  • Weather

    2/23/2020 9:24:12 PM, by GEORGE815

    Snowed a bit. Very wet. Warmed up enough to melt.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    2/23/2020 9:22:58 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    2/23/2020 9:22:17 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    2/23/2020 7:59:52 PM, by SHERYE

    A little boy got on the bus, sat next to a man reading a book, and noticed he had his collar on backwards. The little boy asked why he wore his collar backwards. The man, who was a priest, said, 'I am a Father.' The little boy replied, 'My Daddy doesn't wear his collar like that.' The pries... Read more

  • Sign Located Between Male & Female Restrooms:

    2/23/2020 5:48:55 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Men To The Left...…………….Because...…………….. Women Are Always Right. I guess I can't argue with that...………….. 334... Read more

  • Lemon Blueberry Zucchini Bread

    2/23/2020 2:55:01 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Can you smell it? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 eggs 2 cups (or less) sugar 1 cup canola oil 2 cups unpeeled, coarsely grated zucchini, drained slightly zest of 1 lemon, grated juice of 1 lemon 3-1/2 cups unbleached flour 1 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 teas... Read more

  • Sunday’s Words

    2/23/2020 2:40:32 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Saturday Sunday

    2/23/2020 2:34:38 PM, by RO2BENT

    Busy as always but sneaking in some QT... Read more

  • Sunday Morning sunshine

    2/23/2020 12:57:37 PM, by DWROBERGE

    We have been busy outside this sunshiny and warmer Sunday on the Gulf Coast. I had to purchase a wire brush as we are spraying some of the outdoor furniture with paint. Keeping focused for more successes. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. Thanks to all for the encouraging comments. ... Read more

  • The Food Tracker is My New BFF

    2/23/2020 10:42:32 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    For 11 years here on SP I resisted tracking food. Then, two months ago, I started daily food tracking and now can't go a day without it. It has been an invaluable tool and I can't believe what a bonehead I've been about doing it. (smiling) Wishing all a fun day. "Ours is a world where p... Read more

  • Negative Beliefs

    2/23/2020 10:14:44 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    I am willing to release old, negative beliefs. They are only beliefs that stand in my way. My new thoughts are positive and fulfilling. ~ Earl Nightengale ... Read more

  • 80 days

    2/23/2020 9:50:08 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    Catching things early makes always a difference. I still have a slight cough, no surprise those things don't go away lightly. My congestion is gone though. I rely on natural and homeopathic medicine, so catching things early is also vital. I also got a lot of rest these two last days. My weigh... Read more

  • Sunday

    2/23/2020 9:24:23 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. Off to church shortly. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • Happy Sunday

    2/23/2020 9:23:58 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day. 386... Read more

  • Long time since a new post!

    2/23/2020 9:12:00 AM, by MISSA526

    All good here! Liver numbers still pretty good. I'm in physical therapy for knee strength and balance. Its helping a ton! i stll have over a month to go and I can't wait too see how I'm doing by then! I even started doing aerobics again. just walk away the pounds but its more than i could do a few m... Read more

  • What rhymes with orange... LoL

    2/23/2020 9:05:44 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    It is another great day here. Sunny, cold and windy, BUT no snow. 104 Since I decided a long time ago, that I was going to have a great day, everyday, I have been having great days, everyday. Yes, I get upset at things too, but then I remind myself that I'm still going t... Read more

  • Diarrhea for 4 weeks finally ended

    2/23/2020 9:00:43 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We eliminated both wine, and wheat and the very next morning the diarrhea was gone. Seriously? At 66 years old? I’m getting an appointment to gee a gastroenterologist.... Read more

  • 2/23/2020 If you can't describe what you are doing as a process, you don't know what you're doing

    2/23/2020 7:25:01 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    If you can't describe what you are doing as a process, you don't know what you're doing. W. Edwards Deming Quote of the Day The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless. Jean-Jacques Rousseau Love Quote of the Day A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of l... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    2/23/2020 7:17:26 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Meal plan

    2/23/2020 6:43:56 AM, by GREENEMERALDGRL

    I meal plan but I have found that I'm the only one interested in eating more healthy in my home so some of the food doesn't get eaten. I will make less and eat my portion. Got to stay the course.... Read more

  • COFFEE CUP THEOLOGY

    2/23/2020 6:18:36 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Always be joyful in HOPE... Read more

  • Behavior Modification

    2/23/2020 6:14:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    Aristotle once said; “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Changing our behavior to be excellent takes time and discipline. It is definitely worth all of the energy that we put into it! Never undervalue yourself by settling for bad behavior. As a... Read more

  • 2-23-20

    2/23/2020 3:14:57 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • 2-22-20

    2/23/2020 1:16:10 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I finally ran my monthly errands. Now I'm tired. I took my recycling can down when I got home so I wouldn't have to deal with it when it snows tomorrow. Because I'm ahead of the game, the snow will probably jump over us.... Read more

  • Busy day and almost made my step goal

    2/23/2020 1:00:36 AM, by JOANN25

    Made 8366 Steps today. Some at the church and some at home. Made me feel good. Maybe tomorrow, I can make 10,000 without any problem. For those that have been keeping up with my hearing situation, I received my hearing aids yesterday. Still having problems getting them right but I was to... Read more

  • Weather

    2/23/2020 12:16:40 AM, by ZRIE014

    We received some rain today. It was in mid 60s after 55. It is 56 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • On Healthcare (A Light Approach)

    2/23/2020 12:02:31 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    The medical community is unable to reach an agreement on what to do with America's Health Insurance situation. The Allergists were in favor of scratching it, but the Dermatologists advised not to make any rash moves. The Gastroenterologists had sort of a gut feeling about it, but the Neuro... Read more

  • Mardi Gras

    2/22/2020 10:47:49 PM, by GEORGE815

    Attended a fund raiser for Diabetes this evening. It had a flavor of Mardi Gras. It was great with the beads and all. Enjoyed the raffle part too.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    2/22/2020 10:46:05 PM, by GEORGE815

    48... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    2/22/2020 10:45:25 PM, by GEORGE815

    Good number this morning... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/22/2020 10:19:49 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went to gym, had good 45 spin class, went to grocery store, hime unpacked groceries. Then went to DH sister house to trim 2.trees and dig up a bush, came home planted it. Did load laundry. Showered and went to birthday party from 3-5. So haf a good day!!... Read more

  • My Creative Inspiration

    2/22/2020 10:17:43 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Every week the Friends of the Library receives more donations for their annual book sale. Some of them are really fine books, and some are not, and we have to decide if they’re clean enough, intact enough, good enough to make it to the sale.... MOST are! But if they are NOT, I tr... Read more

  • 2-22-20

    2/22/2020 10:08:18 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • FUN TIME

    2/22/2020 8:44:46 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well I had to work today and I got off at 3. Hubby picked me up and wanted to go to the seafood joint. So off we went. We like this place as they have fresh seafood and if I want something special, the lady in the kitchen makes if for me. We sag at our table talking and laughing and when others ... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    2/22/2020 8:34:37 PM, by SHERYE

    Teacher to the class: "How can we keep our school clean?" Student: "By staying at home?"... Read more

  • Saturday - Mindful relaxation and recharging

    2/22/2020 5:48:03 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    Today has been a lazy sort of day. I have been recharging my batteries, resting and getting my exercise in. Tonight's dinner will be steamed veggies and air fried chicken drumsticks. Ed found them on sale for $.69 a pound so we got ten pounds and he immediately broke them into packs with two for eac... Read more

  • Prayers for the Family

    2/22/2020 5:19:05 PM, by USMAWIFE

    PRAYER FOR FAMILY! May my family be protected from harm, misfortune and sadness. May we enjoy the privilege of spending time together to share joy, celebrate happy occasions and to be there for each other when there is need for comfort. May good health prevail and may there be ever-present faith i... Read more

  • Taking It Easy !

    2/22/2020 3:51:51 PM, by SHANTRA7

    Today, I'm just chilling on out !... Read more

  • Chicken Livers with Mushrooms

    2/22/2020 3:50:06 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Now like Mama says...Don't say you don't like it until you try! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound chicken livers 3 tablespoons flour salt and pepper cooking oil 4 tablespoons butter 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms sherry ... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/22/2020 3:15:31 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete, land mines cleaned from backyard and I have my two grandchildren up from Columbus for the day. Have a lovely Saturday.... Read more

  • 2/22/2020 The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. Bertrand Russell

    2/22/2020 11:54:26 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Reason is God's crowning gift to man. Sophocles Love Quote of the Day Love takes up where knowledge leaves off. Thomas Aquinas Art Quote of the Day When I draw something, the brain and the hands work together. Tadao Ando Nature Quote of the Day The world... Read more

  • Time Waits for No Man

    2/22/2020 10:34:34 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” ~ Earl Nightingale... Read more

  • Sat;urday Morning Sunshine

    2/22/2020 10:00:30 AM, by DWROBERGE

    I am up early this cool sunshiny morning to be ready for Church later today. Keeping focused for more successes. Thanks to all for the encouraging comments. Hope all are having a great weekend!... Read more

  • Oooops.... WoW

    2/22/2020 9:29:06 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Mom & Dad saving their baby from a nasty fall. 40 I think that nest needs a redo... for sure. 587 Hope you had a great day... 213... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    2/22/2020 9:09:18 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Friday Saturday

    2/22/2020 9:05:10 AM, by RO2BENT

    Still kind of busy evening yesterday and day today ... Read more

  • 81 days

    2/22/2020 8:57:28 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    I got all my steps done and am ready to up the ante to 6000 come Monday. Until then it's time to take it easy. I started to have a cough and got really congested last night. So time to take care of that first and knock it out.... Read more

  • Headed to Panama in a week

    2/22/2020 8:51:40 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Leaving town for two weeks next Saturday. Haven’t been there in about 5 years so it will be good to be back.... Read more

  • Happy Saturday

    2/22/2020 7:39:20 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day. 386... Read more

  • The Person In The Mirror

    2/22/2020 5:29:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    What do you see when you look in the mirror? A happy person? Healthy person? Or poor old soul? What kick can! You are beautiful! You are kind and special to those around you! Treat yourself with the same kindness as you treat those that you love the most and the person in the mirror will apprecia... Read more

  • 2-21-20

    2/22/2020 1:16:10 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    It's promising to be nice tomorrow, so I'm going to try to run my monthly errands. The forecast is for more white stuff Sunday, so I'm going to put out the recycling tomorrow. I am hopeful the white stuff stops Sunday night so I can go to book club on Monday. I may get the stovetop cleaned up and re... Read more

  • Weather

    2/22/2020 12:12:58 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the low 70s after 55. It is 59 outside and 69 inside.... Read more

  • Even more Spring!

    2/21/2020 11:40:48 PM, by MCJULIEO

    “Lemon tree, very pretty, and the lemon flower smells sweet, But the fruit of the poor lemon, is impossible to eat!” Recorded by Peter, Paul, and Mary My lemon tree is blooming! And the blooms are so fragrant! They remind me of summer lemonade! The funny thing to me is that my li... Read more

  • All The Lonely People

    2/21/2020 11:40:12 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    "Where do they all come from?" The most common reasons for loneliness are as follows: 1. We value achievement more than attachment. We need to focus on people and not allow the pursuit of work and wealth to undermine that. 2. We're left too much to our own devices. Technology t... Read more

  • Friday

    2/21/2020 10:59:36 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Glad to see weekend here. Seemed like a long week. Hope everyone had a good weekend. We have a birthday party to go to tomorrow.... Read more

  • LONG DAY

    2/21/2020 10:41:05 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, I had a long work day. I am tired and I am heading to bed soon. So far I am not hurting from the bad fall. I did notice that the cold wind against my back did hurt a little... Read more

  • Friday’s Words

    2/21/2020 10:11:49 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Weather

    2/21/2020 9:47:18 PM, by GEORGE815

    Warmest day of the week... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    2/21/2020 9:46:52 PM, by GEORGE815

    213... Read more

  • Water

    2/21/2020 9:46:07 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Healing Prayers

    2/21/2020 9:33:21 PM, by USMAWIFE

    A Healing prayer: Lord, I pray for the healing of high blood pressure, blood sugar, thyroid, cancer tumors, back problems, migraine, knee pain, arthritis, kidney problems, and liver problems. Heal them and protect them from all harm. Amen! "Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I w... Read more

  • 2/21/2020 To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders. Lao Tzu

    2/21/2020 6:49:31 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Ideas shape the course of history. John Maynard Keynes Love Quote of the Day First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity. George Bernard Shaw Art Quote of the Day Paint the essential character of things. Camille Pissarro Nature Quote of ... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    2/21/2020 5:59:06 PM, by SHERYE

    Finally, the good-natured boss was compelled to call Smith into his office. "It has not escaped my attention," he pointed out, "that every time there's a home game at the stadium, you have to take your aunt to the doctor." "You know you're right, sir," exclaimed Smith, "I didn't realize it. You ... Read more

  • Friday - Whew, I guess we made it through the week, not sure but I think we did

    2/21/2020 4:00:20 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    Today was another challenging day! My new escape artist had a field day today, grabbing iPads and yanking on cords plugging them in, got into my normally locked closet, broke the hook to hang her coat and book bag on, and the list goes on. She never closed her eyes, never stopped babbling, and never... Read more

  • Chicken With Roasted Bell Peppers and Rosemary

    2/21/2020 3:16:30 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner tonight is so HEALTHY and YUMMY so...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 large bell peppers, quartered and seeded 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves, or 1/4 teaspoon dried 1/2 teaspoon salt freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 chicken breasts, halved ... Read more

  • "The better we feel about ourselves...

    2/21/2020 1:13:27 PM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    the fewer times we have to knock somebody else down to feel tall." Odetta Not much to say today. I just like to stop in and wish all a happy, healthy day.... Read more

  • My dh just loves to find ways to drive me crazy

    2/21/2020 12:54:43 PM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good afternoon; DH is swimming laps in the Y pool- 3 days a week. It has helped him greatly. Now he is working on programs to know where we are spending our money. I do not have a problem. We have been tracking and doing good. he wants to expand the tool to dissect every item on a grocery list t... Read more

  • Frustrated

    2/21/2020 10:29:26 AM, by JENNRENE1

    I have been doing really good not going over my calories as well and staying in the 8 hour time frame for eating. A couple days ago I gained .4 pounds which really is nothing, but now I am just staying at that exact weight. I don't know why. I am frustrated by this. Today I am going to up my w... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    2/21/2020 10:06:56 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Success

    2/21/2020 9:57:53 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal.” ~ Earl Nightingale... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    2/21/2020 9:34:54 AM, by RO2BENT

    Somewhat busy evening again but kids’ homework was easy. Kitchen renovation will be another week, up to 8 from 6 week estimate ... Read more

  • Friday

    2/21/2020 9:32:46 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. Minor chores and volunteering at hospital from noon to 4. Have a great day.... Read more

  • An old time fav...

    2/21/2020 9:04:42 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Here's another relic of the past, but they sure were fun... We all knew the combo to play our favourite songs. Mine, back in my high school days was B-9 = Aquarius by 5th Dimension, or ANY Beatles song. 224 335 Bet you had many favourites back then too. 213... Read more

  • 82 days

    2/21/2020 7:26:03 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    Yesterday I surprised myself. I had made 6000 steps by lunchtime! Wow, for me that is huge. ... and no I don't know where I ended up for the day, because I took my tracker off. No need to spoil myself when I know I can't keep it up just yet. I also cooked lunch yesterday. Usually, it's sandwi... Read more

  • Sauna vest

    2/21/2020 7:09:54 AM, by KBICK214

    Anyone think wearing a sauna vest is a good ideas... Read more

  • All the hoopla and NO SNOW

    2/21/2020 6:55:41 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    The warnings were near hysteria. Schools closed at noon, kids sent home...no snow. Three hour delays this morning and no snow . Ridiculous.... Read more

  • TGIF!

    2/21/2020 6:48:36 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great Friday. 386... Read more

  • 2-21-20

    2/21/2020 5:47:36 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Full Focus on Your Future!

    2/21/2020 5:29:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Let’s pretend that you are driving down the road of life. What are you doing? Do you give the journey your full focus or are you playing with the radio? Don't be distracted by the minor things of life and go off the road! Is your attention on the road or what is going on in the back seat? ... Read more

  • 2-20-20

    2/21/2020 2:15:48 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I think driving in the snow took more out of me than it used to when I was younger. I was tired when I got home yesterday and slept later this morning. It doesn't help that I'm out of my prescription arthritis topical cream. I'm having to use over the counter stuff, which doesn't have the same stuff... Read more

  • More Signs of Spring

    2/21/2020 12:56:12 AM, by MCJULIEO

    This VERY fragrant cluster bloom is from a Texas Mountain Laurel... the bloom reminds me of the bloom of a wisteria vine, and it even SMELLS similar....like GRAPE! AND the wisteria tends to bloom early just like the mountain laurel, though I think wisteria tend to flourish in acid soils ... Read more

  • Weather

    2/21/2020 12:17:21 AM, by ZRIE014

    It warmed up to the upper 60s after 55. It is 62 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Breaking News

    2/20/2020 11:20:05 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Breaking News: Tomorrow morning God is about to drop you a miracle that will cancel every worries in your life. “Worrying is a waste of time. It doesn’t change anything, it just messes with your mind and steals your happiness.” “Start small, think big. Don’t worry about too many things ... Read more

  • The Greatest Love

    2/20/2020 11:12:50 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    What is the first step in making things work for a successful relationship? Showing up as yourself. 220... Read more

  • Thursday

    2/20/2020 10:16:21 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today I had a hair appt, my beautician had to cancel it. She became sick. I hate when you have something sch for 8 wks, then it has to be cancelled. She has not resch me yet. ☹... Read more

  • Two weeks ago today....

    2/20/2020 9:47:54 PM, by KAMEL622

    3 1/2 years ago we were lucky enough to bring a 3 year old pup into our home. A friend needed to rehome Peaches and while we hadn't had a dog in a long time we were ready to become puppy parents. After we had her for about a year she hurt her back...two slipped disks is what the x-rays sh... Read more

  • Grandkids

    2/20/2020 9:42:33 PM, by GEORGE815

    Grandson a lot of fun today. We walked to the park and saw some animals.... Read more