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  • level 5 started

    3/29/2020 11:28:51 PM, by IMREITE

    I started level 5 of my real appeal videos. tonight i did the strength routine. i was thinking of staying at level 4 for another week, but i was ready to move on.... Read more

  • Sunny day

    3/29/2020 2:44:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another mild weather day here today. My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. Stay safe. Have a great day, everyone!... Read more

  • Spring is blooming here

    3/29/2020 7:47:55 AM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    My almond tree and others are starting to bloom. It is good to see the wildlife coming back into my yard as well. I hope everyone is staying healthy in this COVID-19 pandemic. I have been working off and on my next book but also spending more time bingle watching my favorite shows on Ama... Read more

  • A mild day

    3/28/2020 3:20:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    My daughter says hello to all. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. We are doing well and are taking it easy. Have a great day, everyone.... 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

  • these trying times

    3/27/2020 7:26:58 AM, by SMIDGON

    This is Day 8 of self-isolation. It's on the caution side. I have Stress induced Asthma. And, I'm in the hi-risk group. Almost 80. Only hubby is in and out. He's being cautious. He has to get out to go for Dialysis. Only thing that keeps me going is SADIE MAE. I eat as hea... 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

  • puzzle missing 3 pieces

    3/25/2020 7:46:56 PM, by IMREITE

    i finished the 1000 piece puzzle. i was missing 4 pieces. i did some cleaning around the area and found 1 more. i plan to clean the adjoining area tomorrow.... 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

  • 1 more week

    3/23/2020 11:53:25 PM, by IMREITE

    i am doing my last week of real appeal level 4. next week i start level 5. i like doing this challenge because i get 2 strength routines, 2 cardio, 1- 10 min abs, and 1 -flexability routine. it makes it easy to hit all elements of fitness with a good intensity... 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

  • what is this old thing?

    3/22/2020 11:56:57 PM, by IMREITE

    my nieces was looking through my exercise videos. the 11 year old asked "what is this old thing?" she was holding a vhs tape. my how technology has changed....... Read more

  • 3.22.20 update

    3/22/2020 2:15:04 PM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    My breaks in my arm are slowly healing. I went to the doctor on Friday and he said it looks good. I can take my arm out of the sling more. I started therapy and it's hard. I have no idea how long it will take me to get strength back.... 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

  • 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

  • Coffee & Last Day of Work

    3/21/2020 7:57:25 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    Tuesday night my roommate mentioned that we were having a meeting the next morning. I knew different rumors had been going around so I decided to send my boss a Facebook message to see what he knew. Sure enough we should find out everything that we need to know at our 10:00am meeting yesterday (Wedn... Read more

  • SPRING HAS SPRung!

    3/20/2020 8:57:50 AM, by SMIDGON

    ENJOY ! FROM Sadie Mae to all my Friends HAPPY SPRING! GOD HELP US ALL, JANET 😁... Read more

  • june

    3/19/2020 8:32:11 PM, by IMREITE

    june... Read more

  • working from home

    3/18/2020 11:25:43 PM, by IMREITE

    at least we still have jobs/work. ill have to find a way to keep myself moving at home. perhaps i can do burpess during breaks. i will no longer have my 10 minute commute, may have to do a 10 minute "cleaning commute"... Read more

  • 3.18.20 update

    3/18/2020 11:21:42 AM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    GOING CRAZY AGAIN. STILL IN SLING. CANT DO MOST THINGS. THERAPY IS DIFFICULT - NO STRENGTH IN ARM. MISSING HELENA TERRIBLY - I THINK SHE GREW A COUPLE MORE INCHES.... Read more

  • RAMBLINGS

    3/18/2020 7:56:15 AM, by SMIDGON

    HEAVEN HELP US ALL! THIS TOO SHALL PASS. I DECIDED I would send some light harted pics yesterday. I took the pics, but, when I started to send them, something different happened I lost all focus so, I decided I better just back off. That was 7p.m.. I woke up at 9p.m.. I gue... Read more

  • little good to say

    3/17/2020 9:26:40 PM, by IMREITE

    not much else i can say now. feeling hopeless... Read more

  • Corona Virus.

    3/17/2020 2:04:41 PM, by GARDENCHRIS

    These are my thoughts about this whole mess. You don't have to agree with me and I'm not trying to make people mad. With that said..... I am aware that this is a serious illness. I also think that people are taking this to the extreme. I mean buying all the toilet paper?!?! having a years wort... Read more

  • quick and effective

    3/16/2020 11:50:54 PM, by IMREITE

    i want to do more strength training. i found more strength training videos that are short but an extra 10-15 minute routine a few times a week should help. i already do 2 full body strength routines a week. i tend to do a lot of light low intensity moves for a longer duration. i sometimes dont have ... Read more

  • Irish Oatmeal Scones

    3/16/2020 2:23:22 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Just sharing a treat with you! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 cup currants water to cover 1-1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 stick butter 1 cup oatmeal 1/3 cup buttermilk melted... Read more

  • Walmart During an Epidemic

    3/16/2020 3:48:31 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    Obviously nobody is washing dishes at home because they are buying paper plates. One of the many random couples buying water and a bunch of paper goods. I started wondering if everyone expected the faucets to break or their wells to dry up. I never buy any bottled water because the water... Read more

  • pad Thai

    3/15/2020 3:36:57 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, You are probably saying WHATTTTTT right now but wait...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 8 oz flat rice noodles 3 tablespoons oil divided 3 cloves garlic finely minced 8 oz chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces or extra firm tofu (cut into small cubes) 2 e... Read more

  • Italian-Style Pasta Salad

    3/14/2020 3:39:41 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Another pasta salad! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 ounces vermicelli or spaghetti 1 jar (6 ounces) marinated artichoke hearts 1 very small zucchini, halved and thinly sliced 1 carrot, shredded 1/4 pound chopped cooked ham 1 cup shredded mozzarella 2 ta... Read more

  • Just a bit of an update

    3/14/2020 10:11:47 AM, by IMEMINE1

    Good morning everyone, First, I hope everyone is doing well. Yesterday was our last day of school until the 30th. (But it might be more) So I have no work til then. I am thinking of asking my boss if he needs help in his Restaurant. Second, My DH had an implant in his retina yesterday. It is... Read more

  • week 1 done

    3/14/2020 12:15:27 AM, by IMREITE

    i finished week 1 of real appeal level 4. i like that it adds another strength circuit. the last level was not easy, but it got easier after i did it a couple weeks. i may have to spend an extra week at this level so i can be more comfortable with it, but i want to be using the advanced level for m... Read more

  • a windy and cloudy day

    3/13/2020 1:57:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a cooler day here today. my daughter has started her march break from school. with the corona virus that is going around, public schools across ontario, canada, will be closed for two weeks after march break. she is gettng a longer march break than she realized. i am sure we can do something d... Read more

  • offline

    3/12/2020 8:10:46 PM, by IMREITE

    offline journeling needed. to unfocused wouldn't makes sense. to normal people ... Read more

  • Hearty Vegetable Pasta

    3/12/2020 3:05:08 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Pasta and veggies together...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 package (9 ounces) fresh fettuccine 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced 1⁄2 pound asparagus, tough ends removed and cut into 1-inch pieces (if using thicker spears, cut i... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    3/12/2020 9:59:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    the sun is shining brightly here today. my daughter says hi to all. she is looking forward to march break here next week. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • comfort

    3/11/2020 11:55:56 PM, by IMREITE

    the comfort zone was my goal for a long time. i am here and things are good. but i also wonder if i was willing to fight it more often, if i things could be great. it is fight and more to say but time to get ready to sleep... Read more

  • Browned Butter Frosted Pumpkin Bars

    3/11/2020 4:29:39 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you remember the word MODERATION? Why then...Take a peek! Bars Ingredients~ 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/4 cups sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 (15-ounce) can... Read more

  • a mostly cloudy day

    3/11/2020 12:59:48 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a bit windy today, too. it is not as mild as it was the other day. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i am enoying the zumba class i am taking. i have a few errands to do, then i am off for a long walk. have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Looking for fun,,,,

    3/11/2020 11:39:30 AM, by SHAKERATTLEROLL

    Summer time is fast approaching us oh but I am a part of a wonderful fun team that last only I believe only eight weeks yep and you meet new people. You don't have do only their diet or their exercises if you have physical limations this is a good group to join. So if you want to lose at www.spark... Read more

  • dont like mayo

    3/10/2020 11:26:25 PM, by IMREITE

    i pit some spice mixes so i can make my own dips. the lemon dill and the ranch use 1 cup of mayo with 1 c of sour cream/ plain yogurt.i tried making with just just yogurt and it was no that good, i made it with sour cream and added salt, pepper and garlic powder. that was better. i am still wonderin... Read more

  • a cloudy and windy day

    3/10/2020 2:32:33 PM, by MOMMY445

    there was some rain here this morning. the rain has stopped and the sun has been trying to come out for the past while. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • i hate daylight savings time

    3/9/2020 8:47:08 PM, by IMREITE

    it messes with my body clock. it also throws off my sleep and i need more sleep. at least i did not shovel food all day. i had a high protein items in my desk and i knew i did not want to have extra portions because i knew my gut would not be happy with me.... Read more

  • after 2 weeks

    3/9/2020 6:32:06 PM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    my arm isn't worse, but not much better. I start therapy this week. good - I can't do anything.... Read more

  • Tilapia Fillets With Olive-Caper Butter

    3/9/2020 1:44:37 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner tonight...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons green olives, finely chopped (not pimiento-stuffed variety) 1 tablespoon capers, finely chopped garlic powder, to taste salt and freshly ground black p... Read more

  • a mild sunny day

    3/9/2020 12:41:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    a mild and mostly sunny day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. i will be going for a long walk in a while outdoors. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • brunch with grandma

    3/8/2020 11:25:46 PM, by IMREITE

    my mom said they were going to take grandma out for brunch today. my mom i s 1 of 8 siblings and only 2 did not show up, my sister brought her kids. so it was 4 generation meal. it was a lot of fun. it was also sunny out so dh and i went for a bike ride.... Read more

  • Cheese-Filled Chicken Cutlets

    3/8/2020 3:12:28 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, How is everyone doing on this beautiful day? Take a gander at what I have for you today! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 whole chicken breasts 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons flour; divided 5 tablespoons butter, divided 1 package (8 ounces) mozzarella cheese... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    3/8/2020 3:05:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    i went to the zumba workout this morning and i had a great time! my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • level 3 done

    3/7/2020 7:28:53 PM, by IMREITE

    today i finished my last cardio routine for real appeal level 3. i am finally done. am ok with the strength but i dont like the cardio routine. so now i am happy because i made it through and i did not quit.... Read more

  • Banana Bread

    3/7/2020 1:26:14 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Baking bread today! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 5 large ripe bananas 4 eggs, beaten 2 cups sugar 4 cups flour (self-rising) 1 cup shortening 1 cup walnuts Directions~ Beat bananas until liquid; combine with eggs and set aside. ... Read more

  • a sunny and mild day

    3/7/2020 11:23:28 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weather here is mild and sunny today. my daughter says hi to everyone. i have signed up for a zumba class that i have not tried before at a different place than the gym. i am really looking forward to it. i finished the program that helps me with anxiety and depression and i feel wonderful. one ... Read more

  • Hello March

    3/7/2020 9:12:49 AM, by IMEMINE1

    I just want to say that I hope we all have a good March. I plan on getting myself motivated to work harder on my exercises, and eating more and more plant strong and continuing 8 to 10 glasses of water (which includes tea) daily. My exercise includes walking-12,000 to 15,000 steps a day Yoga-d... Read more

  • confidence

    3/6/2020 11:36:10 PM, by IMREITE

    i have a friend at work. she is really nice and wants to do a great job but she is wishy washy and lacks confidence. because of this, she get frustrated and acts a bit unprofessional. she asks for help but she doesnt communicate well so she isnt getting the help she needs. i want to help her but i... Read more

  • Watermelon Basket With Honey Lime Dressing

    3/6/2020 4:21:36 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you collect baskets? I bet not this one! Take a peek! Salad: Ingredients~ 1 large watermelon 1 cantaloupe 1 honeydew melon 1 pineapple 2 peaches or nectarines 2 cups blueberries, strawberries, or raspberries Directions~ ... Read more

  • Last day reflection...

    3/6/2020 12:55:28 PM, by SHAKERATTLEROLL

    Last day of the The Awesome A Team 2020 Winter 5% Challenge--I may not have reached my goal (came close) but I did learn some things about myself-- These are some of the things I learned about myself during this challenge== A.) Emotional eater but if I journal it helped. B.) Attitude d... Read more

  • going to do it anyway

    3/5/2020 8:08:06 PM, by IMREITE

    we were told we dont have too do something. it is easy to do and can cover my butt if something goes wrong it can take care of it before a mistake is made... Read more

  • Garden Patch Potato Salad

    3/5/2020 3:23:54 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Put your potato's to good use! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 5 small potatoes, peeled 1 cup zucchini, thinly sliced 1 cup thinly sliced carrots 1 cup green beans 1 cup green peas 1/4 cup finely diced onion 2 tablespoons chopped chives 1-1/2 teaspoon sa... Read more

  • Do you do any of these??

    3/5/2020 5:36:56 AM, by SHAKERATTLEROLL

    This is short and hopefully sweet just a few things to ponder about your hubby and yourself-- Praising God for your husband and praying for his needs Take your husband to the Lord in prayer! There is so much peace that comes from praying for your husband! What is one thing you can do f... Read more

  • good day.

    3/4/2020 11:09:37 PM, by IMREITE

    i started my day with a happy thought on my way to work. most of my day went well. when others started to compain/get emotional, i stayed calm. so that was a win for my day.... Read more

  • Corned Beef and Cabbage

    3/4/2020 2:03:02 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you Irish or just Irish at heart. Well then... Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 pounds corned beef cold water 1 sprig thyme, several sprigs parsley bound together 1 onion stuck with 6 whole cloves pepper 2 onions 1 whole carrot 1 large cabbage but... Read more

  • Oil Change

    3/4/2020 12:33:02 PM, by SHAKERATTLEROLL

    Today I had to have an oil change done on our van and tonight hubby's truck. My body is like my van not where it needs to be. I need sometimes the oil changed in my body (get the uck out of it) by eating healthier. When we don't maintain our van problems happen sometimes very costly well it's th... Read more

  • a sunny day

    3/4/2020 11:03:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    another mild day here today, without any rain. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be getting out for a long walk after lunch today. have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • new abs routine

    3/3/2020 11:31:18 PM, by IMREITE

    tonight i did real appeal abs 2. i never did it before. it was a good challenge and i want to keep doing it... Read more

  • Broccoli and Cheddar Strata

    3/3/2020 4:15:50 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner tonight is and I hope you like it! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided (including 2 tablespoons softened) 1 large loaf soft French or Italian bread, crust removed 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 cups b... Read more

  • Spring...

    3/3/2020 4:11:53 PM, by SHAKERATTLEROLL

    Thank you MUVFASTA for your page headline (not sure what it's called) but it says "Spring Into Fitness"-- Here are just a few questions to ponder as you wonder A.) What is stopping you from being able to "Spring Into Fitness"? B.) Do you start off thinking you have it all down packed o... Read more

  • it' s tuesday

    3/3/2020 1:24:46 PM, by MOMMY445

    a mild and rainy day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i got caught up in my housework today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • monday ok

    3/2/2020 11:31:47 PM, by IMREITE

    pretty good day. yesterday was restful so my battery was charged. i am keeping up with my workouts. still some mindless eating, but i am surrounding myself with nutrient rich options... Read more

  • Eggplant Hoagies

    3/2/2020 1:30:14 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you like eggplant? Like this...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound eggplant, peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch rounds kosher salt 1-1/2 cups peeled, seeded, and finely diced cucumbers 1-1/2 cups seeded, chopped plum tomatoes 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsl... Read more

  • 10 Tips....

    3/2/2020 5:26:06 AM, by SHAKERATTLEROLL

    There is an article that Sparked my interest so below is the name of the article and such: 10 Tips to Stay on Track When Life Gets Tough By Nancy Howard, SparkPeople Blogger 5/15/2012 https://www.sparkpeople.com/
    blog/blog.asp?post=10_tips
    _for_maintaining_a_healthy
    _lifestyle_in_... Read more

  • Hello Fresh

    3/2/2020 2:24:29 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    2 meals It's "Chickpea Powered Mediterranean Couscous" That's everything needed for the veggie meal...supposedly enough for 2 people. I'm not exactly sure why I got this delivery of meals. I had only gotten meals delivered from this company once before in December and then I can... Read more

  • biometric improvement

    3/1/2020 11:40:51 PM, by IMREITE

    i got the results back from my biometric results. i had improvements in all categories. i made improvements and got into the green for one category that they changed on me last year, my ldl value stayed the same but the goal changed. before the value should have been 130 or less. this year they cha... Read more

  • Pasta with Tuna, Tomatoes, and Olives

    3/1/2020 6:09:21 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner tonight...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound pasta 1/2 cup olive oil 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives 2 cans (6 ounces) oil- or water-packed tuna, drained and bro... Read more

  • Weight Loss--

    3/1/2020 7:23:44 AM, by SHAKERATTLEROLL

    This morning I first am thankful to Jesus for all HE has done for me then to be alive, in a sound mind--body still in working order. Does your mind ever wonder is this or that in the bible--this morning mind was on weight loss. So I started looking it up and guess what I found that it is but j... Read more

  • stretching day

    3/1/2020 12:08:01 AM, by IMREITE

    woke up stiff so i decided to start the day off with low impact exercise and then some flexability work. did not get much done today, but a pretty good day. ... Read more

  • Saturday fun...

    2/29/2020 7:52:12 PM, by SHAKERATTLEROLL

    I was sent these cute funnies from a friend so I thought I would share them... _______________ Q: Why go to the paint store when you’re on a diet? A: You can get thinner there. _____________________ Q. What do you call a thieving alligator? A. Crookodile ______________... Read more

  • Unusual Winter

    2/29/2020 11:08:35 AM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    This is last snow we have had here since 1/8/2020. It was so little it melted before I could use my snow blower. Never had a winter like this here. In the past I have seen as much as 6 feet of snow at a time. Once in 1993 after the city snowplows did their work, I had 10 feet of snow at the en... Read more