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  • Greetings!

    6/12/2021 7:16:12 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Hope your Saturday is going well. Here is today's thought: When a flower doesn't bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. ... Read more

  • Necessary

    6/12/2021 6:52:30 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    On this hot, sunny day, I've elected to spend my time in a conference and catching up on things around the house. Not my 'favorite' way to spend time (I'd rather be interacting with others -- even if it's limited to ZOOM) but at times it's necessary.... Read more

  • woohoo

    6/12/2021 6:00:04 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • woohoo

    6/12/2021 5:59:55 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • happy!

    6/12/2021 5:59:48 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • Friday Saturday

    6/12/2021 7:58:34 AM, by RO2BENT

    12 hours in the car finished off with Jim N Nicks!... Read more

  • woohoo

    6/11/2021 11:46:57 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • woohoo

    6/11/2021 11:46:36 PM, by TEEDEE911

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    6/11/2021 11:46:21 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • Friday

    6/11/2021 11:09:33 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Boring day here because it rained all day. I hope we have sunshine for next 2 days, we are going camping.... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    6/11/2021 10:03:19 PM, by RO2BENT

    Forgot to pack the kids toiletries again ... Read more

  • Sunny Day

    6/11/2021 7:29:50 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    It's been a pleasant, sunny day despite being a little humid. It is so good to be able to spend more time outside. Listening to the sounds of nature adds to the pleasure.... Read more

  • Greetings!

    6/11/2021 4:48:01 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Hope you are having a fantastic Friday! Here's today's thought: Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. 06/11... Read more

  • may11

    6/11/2021 7:53:00 AM, by JAZZYGF

    I am still in shock with the news of sparkpeople shutting down 2020 was miserable. the start of 2021 filled with deaths and wondering when it will stop I suffer depression and anxiety so leaving those teams and friends will be hard. we support each other my other teams I made so many friends also ... Read more

  • Fraternity

    6/10/2021 11:40:35 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    The 3rd Order Franciscans met for the 2nd time post Covid. It was a smaller group than usual but it is still good to be back. A common awareness is the importance of human interaction. ... Read more

  • One of those days

    6/10/2021 9:58:21 PM, by SAABSTORY

    So, it has been a really long time since i blogged. I decided to start blogging again as i have a lot to say, and this has always been a safe enough place for me to say it. Everyone is very accepting here and has been supportive So the journey this time started about 10 months ago. I always kind... Read more

  • woohoo

    6/10/2021 9:03:15 PM, by TEEDEE911

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    6/10/2021 9:03:04 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • Greetings!

    6/10/2021 3:58:00 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Today's thought: One smile, can start a friendship. One word can end a fight. One look can save a relationship. One person can change your while life. Thank you to all my Spark Friends for all your support, encouragement and friendship. 06/10... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    6/10/2021 3:15:21 PM, by RO2BENT

    Vacation!... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/9/2021 10:42:34 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did early morning walk, then made it to gym for spin class. Did 2nd walk on treadmill.... Read more

  • Supportive

    6/9/2021 8:02:15 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Today has been a day of being a supportive person. Several people needed an ear or a shoulder. To have it happen on a day that had 'free time' is a 'God-instance'.... Read more

  • woohoo

    6/9/2021 7:46:27 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • woohoo

    6/9/2021 7:46:17 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • Greetings!

    6/9/2021 12:05:42 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Today's thought given the current situation of SP: People who are resilient are also able to pursue opportunities in the face of challenges. 6/9... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    6/9/2021 6:20:47 AM, by RO2BENT

    It'll be interesting to see if there is a sailboat race this evening. Rain and no wind last week.... Read more

  • Flowering

    6/8/2021 9:15:15 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    My vegetable plants on my balcony are beginning to flower. One step closer to adding fresh, homegrown to salads. I do look forward to being able to 'pick 'n eat' later this year.... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    6/8/2021 8:33:58 PM, by RO2BENT

    Excellent day at Cedar Point, just missed the rain. Back to work today and gotta pack for a week in Florida... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/8/2021 6:50:45 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I asked some personal trainers on what app they have their clients use. They all said WW. They also told me that I do too much cardio and should do more weight training. The things you learn at the gym.... Read more

  • Greetings!

    6/8/2021 3:19:43 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Hello all - hope you have been enjoying your Tuesday! Here is today's thought: A random act of kindness can change the world. ... Read more

  • Bye Spark! We'll miss you!!!!

    6/7/2021 10:14:24 PM, by TEEDEE911

    Bye Spark! We'll miss you!!!!... Read more

  • Bye Spark! We'll miss you!!!!

    6/7/2021 10:14:15 PM, by TEEDEE911

    Bye Spark! We'll miss you!!!!... Read more

  • Bye Spark! We'll miss you!!!!

    6/7/2021 10:14:07 PM, by TEEDEE911

    Bye Spark! We'll miss you!!!!... Read more

  • Busy

    6/7/2021 9:00:52 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Today has been busy. After Church, I had an appointment. Recycling Grocery shopping at 2 'mega' stores. Picking up 2 Rx Needed and took a 45 min nap Then 3 ZOOM mtgs Pool I'll sleep well! ... Read more

  • Monday

    6/7/2021 7:09:30 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did my 45 min early morning walk. Also went to gym to do my 50 min spin class. Now working on my gallon water.... Read more

  • Goodbye Sparkpeople

    6/7/2021 2:45:48 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I’ve enjoyed my time here and will really miss it. I signed up for SparkAmerica with the same username, Columbus OH. If anyone wants to keep in touch you can reach me at garn2112@gmail.com Thanks to everyone for supporting me on my journey.... Read more

  • My thoughts about SP closing/what's next

    6/7/2021 2:35:44 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi Everyone, I'm sure you saw the site announcement about SparkPeople closing, so I wanted to share some comments from my perspective: First, thanks for your support. We've been doing SparkPeople for about 20 years, and it's been an incredible journey working to transform lives and buil... Read more

  • The Spark Announcement :(

    6/7/2021 11:02:49 AM, by ECLIPSED

    I would think by now that everyone has seen the Spark announcement that will kill the spark platform as we know it. I've been here since March 2007, and will miss it immensely! I took the time to go back over all of my blogs and was somewhat surprised and happy with them. I didn't realize how optimi... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    6/7/2021 11:00:52 AM, by RO2BENT

    Sore yesterday, dragging a bit, Cedar Point today ... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    6/7/2021 8:09:30 AM, by RO2BENT

    Busy day!... Read more

  • Greetings!

    6/7/2021 7:49:51 AM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Happy Monday! 6/7/21 Here's a little story for today's thought on ATTITUDE: There once was a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had only three hairs on her head. "Well," she said, "I think I'll braid my hair today." So she did and she had a wonderfu... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    6/7/2021 5:56:29 AM, by RO2BENT

    Body sore yesterday, hope to be ok at Cedar Point today... Read more

  • Sunday

    6/6/2021 10:47:33 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did my morning walk early, weather got to 88 degrees today. Enjoyed pool time.... Read more

  • Greetings!

    6/6/2021 3:08:08 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    What a beautiful day this has been. Thank the Lord for all He has given us. Today's thought: Leave nothing but footsteps; Take nothing but pictures; Kill nothing but time. 6/6... Read more

  • Opening Up

    6/6/2021 1:39:12 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    It is so good to see so many smiles as life is opening up further. We now have the processional and lectors at Church. The altar servers haven't started back yet. Humans are social beings. Never take freedom for granted. ... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    6/6/2021 9:32:34 AM, by RO2BENT

    Cut up tree branch with the little ones yesterday, then pool party. Gotta make salads and get haircuts today... Read more

  • June 5, 2021

    6/5/2021 11:42:56 PM, by PORSCAD

    I had a crew of guys come to my house to cut out a huge dying tree out of my backyard. It over hung my house and the neighbor's house and yard. The crew cut the huge tree down and I was impressed but it was very anxiety inducing. There were 6 strangers with power tools in my yard most of the da... Read more

  • Bishop

    6/5/2021 7:03:13 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Our parish doesn't offer Saturday morning Mass, so I went to a neighboring Church. Unbeknownst to me, Mass time was moved to a later time as the bishop was the main celebrant. (He became Bishop of Cleveland diocese during the pandemic.) It was an honor to experience Mass celebrated by such a ... Read more

  • A/I BSG Challenge Blog - May Results-June Goals

    6/5/2021 1:53:38 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    This is my first blog for the June Aspire/Inspire Buddy Support Group challenge. I am on the Queen Bees team. For blog 1 participants were asked to blog about last month’s results and goals for this month. May Goals: Drink 8-10 glasses of water per day - I managed to keep in water intak... Read more

  • Greetings!

    6/5/2021 1:47:14 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    What a gorgeous Saturday! Hope yours is splendid too. Here's todays thought: Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind...Theodore Roosevelt 6/5 ... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    6/5/2021 7:12:23 AM, by RO2BENT

    Gonna knock out some chores today... Read more

  • Friday

    6/4/2021 10:56:38 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today was a beautiful sunny 81 degree day here in Ohio. Did my walk early morning, it was already 64 degrees. Tomorrow will be another sunny hot day. Here I come pool.... Read more

  • woohoo

    6/4/2021 10:38:13 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • woohoo

    6/4/2021 10:37:55 PM, by TEEDEE911

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    6/4/2021 10:37:42 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • 54th

    6/4/2021 10:10:28 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Today is the 'anniversary' of my high school graduation. 25 of us got together to celebrate. June 4, 1967 is the date we graduated. Memories!... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    6/4/2021 1:54:43 PM, by RO2BENT

    Feeling behind in chores again ... Read more

  • Greetings!

    6/4/2021 9:41:12 AM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Happy Friday! Let's start the weekend off right. Here is todays thought: Whatever part you wish to play in life, you must act the part NOW. 6/4... Read more

  • Quiet Contentment

    6/3/2021 11:01:08 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Sometimes unexpected peace comes through 'normality'. After Church, a road trip, time with a friend, including face-time with her daughter. Next sharing with a mentor-friend. Overall, an excellent morning. Then drive back to attend a 50+ Club Social afternoon. Walk in the rain to get ... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/3/2021 8:45:22 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Rained all day, so I put up my umbrella when it let up some and did my walk. Looking ahead to sunny days.... Read more

  • woohoo

    6/3/2021 7:57:14 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • happy!

    6/3/2021 7:57:07 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • woohoo

    6/3/2021 7:57:00 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • Greetings!

    6/3/2021 4:56:07 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Hope your Thursday is terrific! Here is today's thought: Obstacles can't stop you. Problems can't stop you. People can't stop you. Only you can stop you. ... Read more

  • Jokes and May review and June goals

    6/3/2021 9:55:28 AM, by CANDOK1260

    My goals for May were lose weight I now weigh 172.2 what is a 2.6 lose not eating when I get up in the middle of the night -doing good at this trying to drink at least six cups of water a day - not doing well on this Exercise every day at least 10 min. -I just started to walk 20 min a day... Read more

  • Been too long

    6/3/2021 8:29:47 AM, by TGGER3115

    Good morning! It's sad I don't remember when I posted anything here. Life gets away from us until we look in the mirror or put on one of our favorite outfits and we remember why we joined this site. Crazy life kicked in, been busy is I guess my excuse. Fortunately, in getting ready for our quilt ... Read more

  • Good

    6/3/2021 7:25:30 AM, by KBICK214

    Positive thoughts today 🙏... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    6/3/2021 6:46:03 AM, by RO2BENT

    More rain today then full on summer ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/2/2021 10:31:00 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Rained all day. I like seeing the sunshine.... Read more

  • Inside

    6/2/2021 9:20:54 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Today has been a cool, damp, dreary, drizzly day. I did get sprinkled upon coming out of church and both directions to and from the pool. So, just the opposite of yesterday, most of the day was spent indoors where it was warm and dry.... Read more

  • happy!

    6/2/2021 7:25:32 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • happy!

    6/2/2021 7:25:24 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • woohoo

    6/2/2021 7:25:17 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • Long time lost

    6/2/2021 4:29:01 PM, by LIVINFIT51

    Well guess what popped into my thoughts today? SP!! JUMPING ON THE BANDWAGON AGAIN☺️ordered a new step tracker to get moving. Looking for new recipes. I need to drop some weight to feel better. I am all belly and it is so uncomfortable. Getting reacquainted with the program again. Here's to a f... Read more

  • Greetings!

    6/2/2021 2:52:01 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Hope our Wednesday is going well. Here is today's thought: Our best success often comes after our greatest disappointments. ... Read more

  • Just checking in! NSVs

    6/2/2021 1:28:47 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I haven't had anything amazing happen weight-wise, but I've been walking a LOT and I'm starting to feel more energy, finally. My medicine makes me sleepy pretty much all day, but between 7 am - 3 pm I now feel *relatively* normal again, and I'm attributing this to the workouts. I am setting a g... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    6/2/2021 6:23:21 AM, by RO2BENT

    I’ve been getting more spam email, gotta figure out who’s got tracking pixels and unsubscribe ... Read more

  • Quality Day

    6/1/2021 9:04:41 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    Today was a quality day. I was able to spend much of the day outdoors in the 'perfect (for me) weather'. Temperature was 69's - 70's, mainly sunny, gentle breeze. Only 1 ZOOM meeting. Pool was back open after being closed for Memorial Weekend.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    6/1/2021 8:49:36 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today was a very nice pleasant day in the 70s. Did my walk when it was 56 degrees.... Read more

  • 6/1 Greetings!

    6/1/2021 5:05:21 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Happy Tuesday! Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. ... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    6/1/2021 1:22:46 PM, by RO2BENT

    Busy weekend, back to work ... Read more

  • Happy

    6/1/2021 7:00:19 AM, by KBICK214

    Happy Tuesday make it a great and positive day 🙏❤️... Read more

  • Monday Memorial Day

    5/31/2021 9:51:18 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My daughter and I did an early walk. We all went to a memorial day cookout. Played some corn hole.... Read more

  • woohoo

    5/31/2021 9:07:32 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • woohoo

    5/31/2021 9:07:22 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • Today's Thought 5/31

    5/31/2021 5:01:39 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Hope you are enjoying the day. Here is today's thought: Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination. ... Read more

  • Balcony Plants

    5/31/2021 4:28:55 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    I finished transplanting veggies into my balcony planters. I enjoy picking the produce and adding it directly to my salads. An advantage of being on the 3rd floor, I avoid needing to 'protect' the produce from various mammals. As I get the morning sun, I'm in an ideal spot for the growing ve... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    5/31/2021 3:06:37 PM, by RO2BENT

    Some more chore / yard work, but cookout too!... Read more

  • Sunday

    5/30/2021 9:25:33 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Had a big mess to clean up after the grandson bday party. My daughter helped me. When ny DH got home from golf we went to the lake to hear a band play.... Read more

  • woohoo

    5/30/2021 6:19:23 PM, by TEEDEE911

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    5/30/2021 6:19:15 PM, by TEEDEE911

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  • Rested

    5/30/2021 5:20:35 PM, by PATRICIAAK

    After Church today, I took a nap. Have talked to most of my children. Enjoying the cool, sunny weather. Reading and relaxing. It's great to have quiet time.... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    5/30/2021 4:16:11 PM, by RO2BENT

    More chores, food prep, hanging curtains, weeding, cleaning gutters and downspouts, climbing a tree and cutting off a limb...great exercise... Read more

  • 1964 May 30th Geneva Heid 18 and Harold Freeman20 married

    5/30/2021 4:00:54 PM, by JAZZYGF

    yes 57 years today. Back then it was Memoriable day always on the 30th WE were so young and we had been dating for years. It was a church wedding early mornring a breakfast afterwards the receptions wonderful dancing to a live band food gifts today just church and out to eat. we may go to sm... Read more

  • Today's Thought 5/30

    5/30/2021 9:37:02 AM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Hello and Happy Sunday! Here is today's thought: Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door. ... Read more

  • Saturday

    5/29/2021 10:53:31 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Celebrated my 2 yr grandson birthday today.... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    5/29/2021 10:39:20 PM, by RO2BENT

    Closet organizer installed!... Read more

  • Today's Thought 5/29

    5/29/2021 8:07:53 PM, by HAPPYDAZ1

    Happy Saturday Everyone! Here is today's thought: The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. ... Read more