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  • it's thursday

    6/24/2021 12:20:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is another beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter says hello to everyone. both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! i have been for a walk and i feel great! i will be doing some dancing later on. have a great day, everyone! take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • June 24 2021

    6/24/2021 6:46:19 AM, by NASFKAB

    Adding more beans to my meals. Cook black chickpeas & fry chopped onions in a bit of oil then I saute them in that. Cousin's daughter in last stages of bone cancer. Sent her some cash to pay her bills. We are all chipping in. Please pray for her.... Read more

  • What's Your Why

    6/24/2021 5:55:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's the "Why" that keeps me going with my healthy lifestyle program. I want to be able to run and play with my grandkids. I want to have the strength to climb up mountains with them and swim in lakes. I don't want to sit on the sidelines of life and watch as others have fun. I want to ... Read more

  • so much sunshine

    6/23/2021 12:18:53 PM, by MOMMY445

    it's a beautiful weather day here today. my daughter says hello to everyone. both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! i have been for a walk and i feel great! later on in the afternoon, i am going for another walk. have a great day, everyone! take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • June 23 2021

    6/23/2021 6:16:43 AM, by NASFKAB

    Did some new strength moves for my arms. Finding it easier to work out. If I do it at my pace. Its not like a professional but good enough for me.... Read more

  • Learning from the Ducks!

    6/23/2021 5:18:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I learned a lesson by watching this mama duck. She may not have had all her ducklings in a row, but she got moving when she was me get too close for a photo. She quacked at her ducklings, and they got moving. What was her lesson to me? Maybe everything isn't lined up perfectly al... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    6/22/2021 10:39:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a cooler day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. This is her last week of school until September. She's enjoying school. She likes to learn new things. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later on I will be doing some dancing 🕺... Read more

  • June 22 2021

    6/22/2021 7:50:08 AM, by NASFKAB

    Thank you so much for your good wishes. Feeling well now. Trying to be as careful as I am able to be. The terrace is still wet after all that rain so will not go out.... Read more

  • The strangest school year

    6/22/2021 4:57:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    The 2020-2021 school year was by far the most unusual school year.  I felt like a first-year teacher, struggling to learn the rules all over again. I  spent most of the year teaching from home.   My physical health has improved from taking walks every morning.   I have experienced some depr... Read more

  • 1st Day of Summer 2021 ~ Change of Season

    6/21/2021 11:45:19 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5541 Monday, June 21, 2021 9:33PM Happy First Day of Summer 2021 We can't become what we need by remaining what we are. It's our last First Day of Summer here on SparkPeople. We've had about two weeks to adjust to the news of SparkPeople going d... Read more

  • A More Open Lifestyle & Plz Find Me

    6/21/2021 4:11:03 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Sunday I walked 2.5 hours with my new walking buddy (both masked). While I live 700 steps from hiking trails, she lives even closer to the walking trails near her - she backs on to them. We had an interesting walk around Beaver Creek complete with real beavers and many ducks. Then we followed Cougar... Read more

  • respond, don't react

    6/21/2021 5:44:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    Resilience is not what happens to you. It's how you react to, respond to, and recover from what happens to you. - Author: Jeffrey Gitomer So many times in life, I have just reacted to what has gone on around me. I am learning to respond with what will help instead of just letting out my emotions.... Read more

  • June 21 2021

    6/21/2021 12:58:53 AM, by NASFKAB

    Feeling so much better after that bout of what I had. Not the virus just my body feeling used up it made me rest. Now back. Thank you so much for all your good wishes.... Read more

  • It's Monday

    6/21/2021 12:54:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    A mostly cloudy day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'll be going for a walk after breakfast today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • What did I just do?!

    6/20/2021 10:32:53 PM, by MACHOL

    I had a nice stuffed avocado for lunch today. It tasted wonderful! Then I went to the movies. Then I had a double cheeseburger, fries, and a chocolate shake! What did I just do? Okay, next time, if I want a cheeseburger, make it a single. Share the fries with my husband (I did ... Read more

  • Happy Father's Day

    6/20/2021 11:03:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    Happy Father's Day to my dad and to all dads. It's a beautiful sunny day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Change is here

    6/20/2021 5:53:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    I knew that this day would come. I just didn't know how much it would affect me. I've worked with a certain student for 6 years, and now he's graduating. I've seen him change from a boy into a man. It has been quite an experience. He has been looking forward to this experience for quite a... Read more

  • June 20 2021

    6/20/2021 1:26:12 AM, by NASFKAB

    Thank you for your good wishes. Its raining badly. Our monsoons have started. So more rain & I am just hoping we do not get floods this year.... Read more

  • Motivating me!

    6/19/2021 7:50:38 PM, by MACHOL

    I read an article about being my own motivator. It makes sense to me! After all, I'm with me 24/7. What are some ways that I could motivate myself? What are some things you do to motivate yourself? Let's motivate each other to motivate ourselves! 381... Read more

  • A warm and sunny day 🌞

    6/19/2021 12:11:41 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a beautiful sunny day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • My Time

    6/19/2021 5:12:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have 2 weeks of summer vacation before Summer school starts. Summer school starts.  It is up to me to find the rest and refreshment that I need. It is up to me to find the rest and refreshment that I need. I could waste this break by focusing on the unimportant busyness of life.   Or I co... Read more

  • June 19 2021

    6/19/2021 2:26:40 AM, by NASFKAB

    Cousin called to ask my welfare having asthma spasms as I do at times. Am well otherwise, its the waiting that irritates.... Read more

  • A rainy day here today

    6/18/2021 12:12:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be raining on and off all day here today. I've been for a walk in the morning and I feel great! I'll be going for another walk after lunch. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Last Day of School!

    6/18/2021 4:54:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's the famous last day of school for me. Both students and staff have worked hard and are ready for a break. I'm ready to go camping and to relax. I will have 2 weeks off before ESY (Extended School Year) starts, and I'll spend some time preparing for it. Summer is here, and it feels goo... Read more

  • June 18 2021

    6/18/2021 2:32:02 AM, by NASFKAB

    Thank you so much for your good thoughts. Cooked a veggie for lunch. Now resting up.... Read more

  • Walking Buddies & 5% Starts Soon

    6/17/2021 11:46:25 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I got in touch with a couple of walking buddies that live in my area. One is 11 blocks away and the other is a 10 minute drive from here. Sunday I am meeting the one closest by to walk at Cougar Creek Park (right near her house). It takes its name after Cougar Creek, a salmon stream that flows throu... Read more

  • June 17 2021

    6/17/2021 1:22:52 PM, by NASFKAB

    The test result was negative. I have had both jabs but they worry for me living alone with help. I spoke to my Dr he said at once to get the test done. Told him it came out negative asked me if I have heart problems so no. We are second cousins so he gave me some antibiotics etc. Said to get a ches... Read more

  • It's Thursday

    6/17/2021 11:30:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful sunny day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. I'll be doing some dancing 🕺 later on in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Friends Make The Difference

    6/17/2021 4:42:41 AM, by JSTETSER

    Don't try to make it through life without friends. Take time to cultivate your friendships with healthy people. What a difference it makes! I have helped my friends when they needed me, and when I went through a time of depression, my friends pulled me though. Having a friend to walk and ... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/16/2021 1:18:35 PM, by MOMMY445

    I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'll be going for another walk in a while. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Pine Mountain

    6/16/2021 4:45:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    Pine Mountain is located near Gorham, NH. It is about 130 miles from our home, and on Sunday, we had a chance to hike it. Up above treeline the distance I see This is the place where my spirit is free It's a quiet place few people around On top of the mountain that's where I am found ... Read more

  • June 16 2021

    6/16/2021 3:09:26 AM, by NASFKAB

    Had a Covid-19 test done. Have bad cold no fever but daughters insisted we get tested again. It is always better to know. Barely go out anywhere but that variant from India is dangerous.Just waiting for the text message. Have been here almost 11 years good to see Eileen's comment. What are your pla... Read more

  • 2021 50 Things I Love & 5% Future

    6/15/2021 10:04:50 PM, by KALISWALKER

    50 THINGS I LOVE This is in no particular order, just as they come to mind. 1. My loving hubby Alan 2. My children and grandchildren 3. My dogs Rebel & Royce 4. Cherry Jam 5. Homemade soup 6. Walking with Royce in the Watershed Park 7. Playing board games 8. Playing Canasta w... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/15/2021 12:29:59 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a beautiful day here today! My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'm going for another walk in a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • June 15 2021

    6/15/2021 6:32:52 AM, by NASFKAB

    Doing my things as best as possible. Nothing much happening here. Very quiet time. Thank you all for your messages. There is very little chance we will meet but feel like we are friends. Very grateful to Chris Downie for starting this site. Now it is up to me to continue in trying to stay as healt... Read more

  • Respect Yourself!

    6/15/2021 4:55:47 AM, by JSTETSER

    Respect yourself enough to do what is good for you. Walk away from those things that will hurt you. Confucius say: Respect yourself and others will respect you. You deserve the best! Eat right! Exercise! Take time to care for yourself and don't tolerate the disrespect of others.... Read more

  • 1297 Blogs Later, Saving Info & Invitation

    6/14/2021 12:58:54 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Wow 1297 blogs (1) since I started in 2008. I am copying and then deleting my blogs. When I copy a blog sometimes it includes the pictures and with some I have to save the picture on my laptop and then paste it in. I started with the oldest first. It's a very slow process. Each time I delete a blog ... Read more

  • Start Over Again

    6/14/2021 11:27:20 AM, by POSEY440

    My son got me and exercise bike started yesterday and this am i did 40 min with brpken ankle had boot on ... Read more

  • A mostly cloudy day

    6/14/2021 10:30:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    There's a chance of rain later on today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later I will be doing some dancing 🕺. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • June 14 2021

    6/14/2021 8:11:22 AM, by NASFKAB

    Planted those seeds yesterday. Around 11 pm Last night got the news that a friend had passed away due to other serious problems. Quite sad about it as she helped me a lot when I needed any assistance. Have to go out now. Notice the birds come drink water & peck at the pests.... Read more

  • Finding My Roots

    6/14/2021 4:51:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    I’ve been watching Finding Your Roots with Dr. Henry Lewis Gates Jr. for years. I’ve dreamed of having a professional study out my family tree, and bring me the results. I would laugh and cry. It would be an amazing day. I went so far as to write to the show and ask them to choose me for one ... Read more

  • Thank You All

    6/14/2021 12:55:55 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5533 Sunday, June 13, 2021 11:23PM There is always, always, ALWAYS, Something to be THANKFUL for! I am incredibly thankful for all of my 15+ years here at SparkPeople! 809 I've grown. I've learned so much! I've made some awesome friends! 223 We... Read more

  • It's Sunday

    6/13/2021 2:01:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I did the 5 mega miles DVD this morning and I feel great! I'll be doing some dancing 🕺 later on. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • June 13 2021

    6/13/2021 5:36:12 AM, by NASFKAB

    Could not plant the corn yesterday started raining while I wrote that. Going out in a bit. These are some things I saw in the Community Feed. KRISUA wrote that 'we do not have to be great to start but we have to start to be great.' BETTERWEIGH 'No snacks, no sweet foods & a daily walk is still worki... Read more

  • Trying something New

    6/13/2021 5:29:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    I'm slowly making the change over to the new Spark 360. I love the podcasts on Spark Unplug. I'm learning through this page how to destress each and every day. Today's practice on GRACE really helped me to focus on nourishment rather than depletion. I love the mindfulness podcasts in Spark... Read more

  • Future of The Official 5% Challenges

    6/13/2021 12:05:53 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Hi 5% Challengers. You've likely read that SparkPeople is closing August 17th. The 2021 Summer Challenge is the last one we are doing on Spark. It starts June 19th so we can complete all 8 weeks. We have got a lot of inquiries about the future of the 5% Challenge. The Official 5% Challenge Comm... Read more

  • A beautiful day

    6/12/2021 2:12:48 PM, by MOMMY445

    The sun is shining brightly here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great. I'm going for another walk later in the afternoon. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Broken Hearted

    6/12/2021 10:20:09 AM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    For 11.5 years I have been on SP. I have learned so much, became a better person. I met people who became my friends, who encouraged and supported me. I will cherish these people forever. When I learned SP is closing, I was I crushed. What do I do with my time, how will I track things? Who... Read more

  • June 12 2021

    6/12/2021 7:04:26 AM, by NASFKAB

    2 death anniversaries today. My father's father in 1950 & 19 years later his eldest son. Prayed for both of them. Rained all day waiting for it to dry to go the terrace. One of the guards working here gave me 2 popcorn cobs so took the kernels out. Planning to plant it as left a few kernels it is an... Read more

  • Simplicity.

    6/12/2021 4:51:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    The time has come for me to do some emotional housecleaning. I have to eliminate those things that are not working in my life. There are people to whom I give my time and energy to who drain my emotional battery. I have to cut back on the time that I give them. I have been on committees... Read more

  • Wow We Did It!

    6/12/2021 12:54:16 AM, by KALISWALKER

    We hurried things up so we can start the Summer 5% Challenge earlier. This ensures we can do the full 8 weeks before SparkPeople close the doors. It was a lot of work but it been it's done! I had my 6 month check up today with my Medical Weight Management (MWM) doctor. It's been about 2.5 years... Read more

  • A bright sunny day 🌞

    6/11/2021 9:54:42 AM, by MOMMY445

    Another beautiful sunny day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. I'm getting the second vaccine dose today. Later on I will be going for a walk. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • June 11 2021

    6/11/2021 6:17:48 AM, by NASFKAB

    Thank you for your good wishes for Ammi. No going anywhere with this pandemic. We have an open border with our neighbour on 3 sides & they are crazy. They had an open time during their elections & they also have this black fungus thing. Wish our so called "wise" leaders would think of us & keep us s... Read more

  • New Path & New Plan

    6/11/2021 4:45:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am a creature of habit and plans.  I love knowing what will come next.   This year is definitely different.   The old plan is not going to work anymore.   I have to change. I need to accept the fact that I'm changing and my life will never be the same. My first change is in my mind.   I'm... Read more

  • Update on my left knee

    6/10/2021 8:52:19 PM, by MACHOL

    Well, I went to the doctor yesterday morning. She examined me and sent me for x-rays. She came back and said, "you're knee is misbehaving!" Turns out, the outside of the knee, where it was hurting and popping, is compensating for the inside of the knee, which is bone on bone. Int... Read more

  • June 10 2021

    6/10/2021 9:58:48 AM, by NASFKAB

    My mother's 99 th birth anniversary. She passed away around 41 years back. Miss her specially the way she looked out for me. Thinking of her alone.... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/10/2021 9:54:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a less humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later I will be doing some dancing 🕺. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Lessons from a Porcupine

    6/10/2021 4:55:08 AM, by JSTETSER

    Growing up, our family had dogs. I remember Brownie. He was a lovable mixed breed that my Dad got at the dog pound. We loved Brownie and had a great time with him. That is, until the day that Brownie met the porcupine. He came home crying, with a mouth full of quills. My Dad pulled th... Read more

  • A Short Vakay

    6/9/2021 11:35:20 AM, by IMNOTSTOPPIN

    Took a short Palm Springs Vakay with family Even though the temperatures hovered around 108 everyone had fun in the pool especially my grandkids And my Cheri Berry was glad to be home after being boarded. All of sudden she loves to be on my lap Even short vaca... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/9/2021 10:47:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. I've been for a walk in the morning and I feel great! I'm going for another walk after lunch. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • June 9 2021

    6/9/2021 7:46:54 AM, by NASFKAB

    Finding it easier to workout now maybe also because I spend less time on the laptop. Will go to the garden in a bit. Very pleasant day. Not that heat which is so enervating. A late friend's son is a graduated a last. Sad his mother is not here to see it.... Read more

  • Taking Charge!

    6/9/2021 4:51:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    About a month ago, I realized that something was off in my life. My mind was not functioning as well as it had in the recent past. My memory wasn't working well, I'd forget words and sometimes I'd think one word, but a different word came out of my mouth. I decided to take charge of my health.... Read more

  • Still Looking

    6/9/2021 12:23:57 AM, by KALISWALKER

    We are looking a new site to replace Spark but haven't found the diet, exercise, member lead teams/challenges, and blogs. If you find something please let me know. We are setting up a Facebook 5% Challenge team with topics/sections for each team, so people can keep in contact with their teammat... Read more

  • a mostly cloudy day

    6/8/2021 10:55:17 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a mostly cloudy day here today. my daughter says hello, she has had her first dose of the covid 19 vaccine. i am going to have my second dose of the covid 19 vaccine this friday. both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! i have been for a walk and i feel great! i am going for anot... Read more

  • June 8 2021

    6/8/2021 6:03:09 AM, by NASFKAB

    Thank you for your comments on my last post. Feel happy that several of my friends are trying to stay together. One of my teams was thinking of linking up by email. Feel quite uncomfortable with doing so on facebook as that is so public. Some things we mention are better off private not there never... Read more

  • Cognitive Decline and Stress

    6/8/2021 5:15:32 AM, by JSTETSER

    Recently I had an MRI to check for signs of Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease in my brain. Thank God, there were no signs. My next area to look at is my stress levels. I have experienced a high level of chronic stress over the past year. It is time for me to slow down and listen to the signs of... Read more

  • New Site?

    6/8/2021 12:49:17 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I am sad to learn that SparkPeople will be closing August 17th. SparkAmerica where you can choose an American city to join. We have a second home in WA so hubby and I joined SparkSeattle https://sparkamerica.com/spark
    -cities/ I am not sure what the site is about, but I will let... Read more

  • OK ~ SP ~ Flips & Hugs!!!

    6/7/2021 8:56:23 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5527 Monday, June 7, 2021 7:02PM Just checking on all of you ~ You all doing okay? 38 That was quite some news we got early Sunday!!! 198 In case you missed it 40 Here's a link to THE article/announcement (prematurely leaked): https://www.spa... Read more

  • June 7 2021

    6/7/2021 8:02:04 PM, by NASFKAB

    Was a sad day in some ways. Spark closing down is a shock. Slowly coming to terms with it. It will be hard but have to move on... Read more

  • It's Monday

    6/7/2021 1:25:28 PM, by MOMMY445

    Another warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've done some yoga and I feel great. I'm pretty much taking it easy today. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Poking around, I found this epitaph connected to the NCIS show.

    6/7/2021 12:13:55 PM, by CTUPTON

    Epitaph poem from NCIS Epitaph By Merrit Malloy When I die Give what’s left of me away To children And old men that wait to die. And if you need to cry, Cry for your brother Walking the street beside you. And when you need me, Put your arms Around anyone And give them... Read more

  • Good Times Are Coming!

    6/7/2021 5:28:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    On my last visit, there were only two. Now there are 3. I am getting ready for a summer of fun and frolic! I'm going to play with the grandies and this motivates me to get ready for it. I have 2 areas of focus right now: my diet and my stamina level. In order to be ready for running, jumping... Read more

  • Sunday Funday

    6/6/2021 7:25:34 PM, by CHUNKYGIRLGOALS

    I love Sunday Funday, a day to have some quiet and down time. Life’s hustle and bustle gets a much needed breather!... Read more

  • Is it so?

    6/6/2021 5:00:45 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5526 Sunday, June 6, 2021 3:33PM SAY IT AIN'T SO! P.L.E.A.S.E. SAY IT'S NOT TRUE! Sometimes you need to look at things From a different perspective. Sometimes THAT is very hard to do! As I began my day on SparkPeople I saw more and mo... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    6/6/2021 1:44:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's another warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated today. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've done a Leslie Sansone exercise DVD this morning and I feel great! I'll be doing some dancing 🕺 later on. Have a gr... Read more

  • June 6 2021

    6/6/2021 6:45:31 AM, by NASFKAB

    Been raining on & off all day. S unable to go to the garden.Nothing new happening there. Only a day. Eating from the garden getting some leaves. Healthy & tasty. Enjoyed my dance today as it was a combination of Bollywood & slow.Will walk in a bit.... Read more

  • The Test.

    6/6/2021 5:19:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I went to Catholic Medical Center for an MRI. I have been experiencing some memory loss, and I got it checked out. The results were delivered to my FollowMyHealth account within an hour after the test. There is a normal amount of plaque in my brain for someone who is 65. I am not... Read more

  • RV Camping & Kayaks

    6/5/2021 7:58:10 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We are RV camping for 4 nights. Yesterday we did tourist things like a scenic drive in the mountains on a winding road that follows a river. We explored a campground on a river and sourced out things to do if we stay there sometime. Nearby there is a small heritage museum and a cafe and hiking desti... Read more

  • Enjoy. Advice for when you grow older.

    6/5/2021 6:11:39 PM, by CTUPTON

    Nine Important Facts to Remember as We Grow Older: #9 Death is the number 1 killer in the world. #8 Life is sexually transmitted. #7 Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die. #6 Men have two motivations: hunger and sex, and they can't tell them apa... Read more

  • Why do people like a smart TV?

    6/5/2021 1:57:50 PM, by CTUPTON

    My TV is broken. It is huge. So we are looking to get a new TV. Two TVs were here when we moved into this condo. I did not buy them myself. help chris... Read more

  • a joke of my Dad's

    6/5/2021 1:44:06 PM, by CTUPTON

    When I was growing up, we had a grocery store in a country area. Some people would take candy and not pay. Just small items. My Dad did not like that. He put a dish near the register with chocolate candy and Exlax pieces. I don't remember if anyone actually ate it. 198 He had a hug... Read more

  • A warm and humid day

    6/5/2021 1:03:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a hot and humid day here today 🌞. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep cheep! My daughter and I are keeping cool and well hydrated today. I've done some yoga and I feel great. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn

    6/5/2021 8:59:54 AM, by CHUNKYGIRLGOALS

    Yesterday I noticed my 16 yr old was in a funk (what 16 yr old isn’t, lol). Finally she told me the problem and it’s one we ALL have experienced to some degree. She decided to bag up the clothes that were too small for her and donate them. This task depressed her immensely. She has always been a lit... Read more

  • No More Mask Making For Me!

    6/5/2021 5:17:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    For the past 16 months, I've taken a few minutes every day to check the COVID case count of my town and my state. Currently there are 1-4 cases in my town, with 0 new cases. ZERO! What a wonderful thing! For the first time since March of 2020, there are no new cases of COVID in Hillsboro, NH.... Read more

  • June 5 2021

    6/5/2021 2:23:37 AM, by NASFKAB

    Cousin's birthday, he passed away 3 years back. Sent his 3 daughters a message asking their welfare during this pandemic. Thank you so much for your messages for my last post. We are so bent on hurting ourselves in so many ways. There are so many variants of this disease & we are still not being car... Read more

  • Something to look forward to...

    6/4/2021 12:33:31 PM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    I changed my plane tickets to Detroit last night. This way, I have nonstop flights both ways. (I don't like lay-overs). So...this way I will be there for the 4th of July with my family and I will be there for my sister's 50th anniversary party. My sister, Sharon, was really sick about a mon... Read more

  • It's Friday

    6/4/2021 11:51:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a mostly cloudy day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'll be going for another walk after lunch. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Back again for the umpteenth time

    6/4/2021 10:29:52 AM, by CHUNKYGIRLGOALS

    Browsing through my FB memories I constantly see my weight loss journey. SparkPeople...WW...Atkins...No
    om...and the list goes on. While my “plan” changes, one thing doesn’t....My dadburn weight. It not only stays the same.....it goes up. And with that, my health and self esteem go down. So frust... Read more

  • June 4 2021

    6/4/2021 6:37:18 AM, by NASFKAB

    Extremely hot today around 100 now. Feeling that our stupidity is causing us so much pain. We have cut down so many trees in Dhaka. Building this concrete jungle as we call it. So many high buildings but the roads are a mess & the draining after rain. Thank you so much for your kind comments... Read more

  • Talking with a professional

    6/4/2021 5:30:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have talked with friends and it has helped to a degree. Yesterday I took the time to talk with a professional about my problems and life situation. Sometimes, it's just worth having an objective opinion on what a person is facing. While I did not come out with a different life plan or ... Read more

  • I Believe in Me!

    6/4/2021 1:02:15 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5523 Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:07PM I BELIEVE IN ME I do want to believe in me! Sometimes that's easy; other times not so much. 24 Today is one of those other times. I'd say I failed to stay on plan with R3. But I know, Susan would tell me that I did... Read more

  • What time is later?

    6/3/2021 11:11:24 PM, by MACHOL

    I met with a friend yesterday. When I told her that I had not made progress on my license, she asked me an important question: What time is later? Later could 5 minutes from now, or tomorrow, or next week, or never! I will do this, later, or... I will make a plan to have som... Read more

  • It is so great to really visit with hubby!

    6/3/2021 8:40:03 PM, by CTUPTON

    After a year of rarely even being in the same room with him! He is so happy to be with me and our daughter! We all had lots of fun! chris... Read more

  • A cloudy day

    6/3/2021 11:20:47 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's a mostly cloudy day here today. There's a chance of rain later in the afternoon. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm going for a walk in a while. Later on I will be doing some dancing. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe... Read more

  • June 3 2021

    6/3/2021 7:41:18 AM, by NASFKAB

    Planted some flower seeds given by my cousin. Some plants have sprouted but unsure if its the flowers or bell peppers. Know very little about plants but enjoy being there & looking at them. It was good to pick up some chilles from a plant which we planted last year. Had not known they are perennial.... Read more

  • In It For Life!

    6/3/2021 5:15:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    There is no quitting in the game of life. Maybe I don't like what might be around the next corner, but I'm going to remember my goal: I want to be in good health and be able to play with my grandkids until the day that they graduate from college. When things go wrong, as they sometimes ... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday & White SUVs!!!

    6/3/2021 12:49:00 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog ~ SP Day 5522 Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:11PM SMILE! It's Wonderful Wednesday!!! That today is "Wonderful Wednesday" was something I needed to remind myself of all too often today! Life is all about finding people who are your kind of crazy! 246 M... Read more

  • Find Your Motivation

    6/3/2021 12:15:22 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Looking at these images, I rate myself #5 (bottom right hand). I expect to be #6 (to the left of #5) by July 12th, when I have my annual appointment with the surgeon who will be doing my surgery in the late fall. The recovery will be 8 - 12 weeks. Yesterday I had a telemedical visit wit... Read more

  • I'm going to make it to the finish line!

    6/2/2021 11:49:56 PM, by MACHOL

    I have been putting off doing some of the things required to get my therapist's license back. No more fooling around! If this is what I want (and it is), then straight on to the finish line! Here I go... 521... Read more

  • It's Wednesday

    6/2/2021 10:40:02 AM, by MOMMY445

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