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  • Week 3: HOME CHEF | Meal Kits

    10/16/2019 2:31:46 AM, by 60SIXTY

    102 1:00 a.m. in the Midwest. I’m working on calming my not so friendly back. I just hooked myself to my TENS UNIT. So sick of hearing the expert pain doctors on the news shows. Every time I hear an interview about chronic pain, Grandparents are blamed for causing the epidemic. Or perhap... Read more

  • Day 289: Halloween Q & A

    10/16/2019 2:19:58 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween." (Author unknown) Happy Holiday Spooktacular! Let’s have a Halloween Q&A. You can also answer the questions in the comment section. Have fun! 1. What is your favorite Halloween ... Read more

  • 10-15-19

    10/16/2019 1:39:35 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I finished the book reviews. It takes so long to do that these days. But then, it feels like it takes me forever to get anything done. It gets annoying.... Read more

  • Kindly.

    10/16/2019 12:33:48 AM, by JAMER123

    Enjoy and share the love of friendship.... Read more

  • Weather

    10/16/2019 12:18:03 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day in the mid 70s. It is 67 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Have A Laugh

    10/16/2019 12:00:55 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    A giggle or two is good for you. Not only does it make you feel better, there's no downside. One study found that after people laughed out loud at funny videos, their immune systems worked better. But we aren't sure yet if that means less illness in the long run. But it does mean tha... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    10/15/2019 11:45:38 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am a Bold and Courageous Warrior." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • What a Day I Had!

    10/15/2019 11:15:32 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Have you ever felt like running away from home? I did, just today! The day started well enough, and I enjoyed a great Bible study, and then went to get a flu shot, which was fast, painless, and FREE, and then managed to find the perfect wedding present I was looking for, and a pair of black pum... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/15/19

    10/15/2019 10:55:14 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    I have been way too tired to blog the last couple of days. I fell into a deep sleep upon going to bed both last night and the night before. I'm hoping that my sleep schedule is getting better. I think I am sleeping better overall. I did a sleep study last night. It's the kind that you bring it ... Read more


    10/15/2019 10:01:44 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well I found a recipe for a potato corn bacon chowder on line. I read all the info on it and directions. Then I saw another one a little different and then a third. I ended up with potatoes, corn, bacon and cheese chowder for dinner. I just combined the three with what I had in the pantry and fr... Read more


    10/15/2019 9:55:36 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE SEEKER I (Jesus) will deliver you (Paul) from the Jewish people, as well as from the Gentiles, to whom I now send you. Acts 26:17 Much theological ink has been used through the ages in an attempt to answer this question: Does man seek God or does God seek man? If Romans 3:11b was... Read more

  • how many times

    10/15/2019 9:49:42 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Today after water fit class I asked the teacher if she remembered when she use to tell us 'every movement counts' and she said yes and I told her I think that all the time. She seemed pleased. Yes every movement does count. I recently read a blog that Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL) wrote talking about ... Read more

  • Tuesday’s Words to Ponder

    10/15/2019 9:37:51 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • 15th of October

    10/15/2019 9:14:25 PM, by NOCALORIES

    Good Morning! Started my day with Bible study. Showered, dressed and makeup then a treat for myself went and got a Mani and Pedi. Came home and pushed myself and got 8 glasses of water drunk before the end of the day. I tracked every bite I ate today a challenge, but we motivation I made it happen. ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    10/15/2019 8:34:35 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Made it through the last day of Tax filing! WooHoo!!! Hope everyone has had a great day! ... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    10/15/2019 8:27:17 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Water

    10/15/2019 8:26:39 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated on water... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    10/15/2019 8:26:02 PM, by GEORGE815

    Had a good number today. 2 in a row.... Read more

  • Mondays on Tuesday are the WORST!!

    10/15/2019 7:33:07 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    Today was a long rough day! It started out okay, but deteriorated rapidly. One student came in looking fine but suddenly was curled up on the floor with her eyes closed. She is one who NEVER sleeps in class. She was acting strange and we took her to the nurse who agreed she looked sick despite not h... Read more

  • 10/15/19

    10/15/2019 7:31:59 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Since last August, when my dear friend Fr. Terry died, who was my spiritual companion, I have been missing something. Our bi-weekly calls used to provide so much help to my spiritual well-being in ways I never imagined. This past weekend I ran into another priest friend, Fr. John, who I hadn't see... Read more

  • Crazy Day

    10/15/2019 6:27:21 PM, by CKEYES1

    Crazy day at work. Doing two jobs at once. Can be a little stressful when someone is on vacation. I will not let it get to me. 24... Read more

  • Tuesday

    10/15/2019 5:57:27 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I'm tired today, but I'm trying to stay strong and positive. I hope everyone is gaving a good day.... Read more

  • Sea Day

    10/15/2019 5:00:48 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Water water everywhere!... Read more

  • Day 288: Halloween Decorating

    10/15/2019 4:48:44 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person. (Dr. David M. Burns) Hello, my lovely friends!!! A couple of days of taking it easy and I’m... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/15/2019 4:11:10 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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    10/15/2019 3:22:06 PM, by SHERYE

    A 6th-grade teacher posed the following problem to one of her arithmetic classes: “A wealthy man dies and leaves ten million dollars. One-fifth is to go to his wife, one-fifth is to go to his son, one-sixth to his butler, and the rest to charity. Now, what does each get?” After a very lon... Read more

  • Special Blessings-October 15, 2019

    10/15/2019 3:20:24 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: Today is my husband, Jim's, 71st birthday. This is the 47th birthday that we have spent together and I treasure all of them. God blessed me so much when he brought the two of us together. I treasure each and every moment with him. He is an in... Read more


    10/15/2019 12:59:26 PM, by REGILIEH

    This story is a wonderful example of how life can turn out well, even when we think otherwise. This was shared to me by a friend of mine. Mike was getting ready to graduate from West Point in 1964, one week to go and the administration decided to give one last dose of inspiration. After s... Read more

  • Tuesday October 15

    10/15/2019 12:57:42 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    Cool, rainy, fall day here today. But the bright part of today is that we have Thanksgiving leftovers! ... Read more

  • 10/15/19 Empower

    10/15/2019 11:43:57 AM, by NANASUEH

    "I will not feel deprived when I turn down junk food. I will feel empowered that I made the healthy and right choice." "When I argue with my boss, I always have the last word. Luckily, he never hears it." "You called hex support?" "I'm so board. ... Read more

  • How Much Weight Can You Lose Before Halloween?

    10/15/2019 11:36:44 AM, by NANALULU2

    emoticon emoticon Starting Weight 202 September 9 199 16 23 30 emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon October 7 14 197 21 28 Weight lost... Read more

  • Tuesday

    10/15/2019 11:10:45 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill 80 minutes at 4.8 and 40 minute dog walk. Up since 4:20 and I have not stopped. I even picked up walnuts from the yard.... Read more

  • back to normal days

    10/15/2019 10:48:16 AM, by DWROBERGE

    Now that federal workers have had their October Monday holiday, maybe we can get back to normal activity. Too bad our fearless leaders in D C are not capable. We are up early to make sure the trash and recycle were all on the street for pickup day as we got a lot of rain late yesterday. It is st... Read more


    10/15/2019 10:35:11 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok went to gym this morning feeling better exercise help with my stress so yep working on my mom nursing home her apartment all that is in plan will be better for all of us she will be about 20 miles from me so i will see her about three times month she not in any pai... Read more

  • 10/15/19 I know not age, nor weariness nor defeat. Rose Kennedy

    10/15/2019 9:54:45 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously. Henry Kissinger Love Quote of the Day Love is too young to know what conscience is. William Shakespeare Art Quote of the Day The enemy of art is the absence of limitations. Orson Welles Nature Quote ... Read more

  • Tuesday's Laugh - New Machine

    10/15/2019 9:13:41 AM, by BONNIE1552

    Went to the gym and there's a new machine. I used it for an hour and felt sick. Its good though, it does everything. Kit Kats, Mars bars, Snickers, etc... ... Read more

  • Posture and Breathing

    10/15/2019 8:55:39 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    These are two things I need to do better. Not the worst posture, but needs improvement. Shallow breathing needs to become healthier, deeper breaths. Will be working on both. Have a good day, friends. "You can tell the size of a man by the size of the thing that makes him mad." Adlai St... Read more

  • Common Sense....

    10/15/2019 8:54:53 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Boggles the mind sometimes.... 20 246 Oh... that reminds me... be right back... 104 246 ... Read more

  • visit with DS went great

    10/15/2019 8:37:50 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good Morning - DS came with DGD- no wife. We had a wonderful visit. My son was calm and was having nice conversation. What I got from him, that he is going to continue to work on him. Wife will not go to couple counseling - she is working on herself w/o counseling. So who knows and who even cares... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    10/15/2019 8:24:13 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy evening worked at food bank. Not feeling well today ... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    10/15/2019 6:33:09 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Let's get out there and get 'er done! 386... Read more

  • If it’s Tuesday...

    10/15/2019 6:20:38 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We have our protest group downtown every Tuesday...... Read more

  • 10-15-19

    10/15/2019 5:49:09 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more


    10/15/2019 5:13:42 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    The biggest lie I tell myself is "I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it."... Read more

  • Wondering and Wandering

    10/15/2019 5:11:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes I wonder as I wander through the woods, why is this world such a diverse and beautiful place? I am so thankful for the beauty and love that I find. I am content with a calmer kind of satisfaction with the beauty that I get to share with my friends and family. I have a sense of b... Read more

  • Keep rising above failure

    10/15/2019 4:23:12 AM, by USMAWIFE

    ANother great share People want you to fail because it will make them feel better about never doing anything. Humans are weird like that. So, are you scared that they’ll be right? Are you afraid you’ll fail? Well, what’s the worst thing can happen? Whatever it is, it’s likely not as bad as yo... Read more


    10/15/2019 1:58:39 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Log: SP - Day 4926 So after singing "Monday, Monday" in my head, and out loud at times, all day yesterday, the music is still playing for me! 335 Remember... "Yesterday" by The Beatles? or maybe today calls for something more like this... "Ruby Tuesday" by The Ro... Read more

  • 10-14-19

    10/15/2019 1:40:04 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I started on my book reviews. I let them pile up. I may finish tomorrow. I have five of them to do. I keep promising myself that I would do them as I finish a book, but it doesn't happen. This bunch contains Magdalena Mountain, a non-fiction mashup, Wild Game - My Mother, Her Lover and Me, a current... Read more


    10/15/2019 12:41:20 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Log: SP - Day 4925 (My apologies in advance - can't get this song out of my head today) "Bah-da bah-da-da-da Bah-da bah-da-da-da Bah-da bah-da-da-da" Welcome to Monday! It's a new week, full of hope & fresh possibilities! "Monday, Monday, so good to me Monday... Read more

  • Weather

    10/15/2019 12:19:03 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was in the mid 70s today. It is 66 outside and 69 inside.... Read more


    10/15/2019 12:09:56 AM, by ANHELIC

    HEAVEN AND EARTH But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to the innumerable company of Angels. Hebrews 12:22 In his 1933 novel Lost horizon, British author James Hilton introduced the world to "Shangri-La," a kind of heaven on earth i... Read more

  • Day 206

    10/14/2019 11:54:38 PM, by DIAMONDWIFE2018

    Here is Charleston in his new coat and hat. ... Read more

  • PURDY day, successful day (includes pics I live in Maine) and how I did with my goals today

    10/14/2019 11:27:07 PM, by DIANEDOESSMILES

    When I woke up today I ate than immediately did some stretching exercises and 10 mins of core exercises. The stretching was to help the AWESOME A team (a part of the 5% Challenge) and the 10 mins core work was to help the Invincible Indigo team (a part of the Biggest Lose Challenge) I d... Read more

  • 10/14/19 thankful

    10/14/2019 10:41:01 PM, by NEVAPATE3

    I'm so thankful to have data again on my phone. I really realized how much I depended on this support group. I'm so thankful for all of you.... Read more

  • Weekend fun

    10/14/2019 10:37:44 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My grandson always puts a smile on my face. He's so sweet.... Read more

  • Look On The Bright Side

    10/14/2019 10:24:11 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    When you think good thoughts, your body's defenses work better. Want to stay in your "Happy Place?" Savor the things you enjoy. Look for a silver lining- - - - even in tough times- - - - and try not to dwell on the bad stuff. 67... Read more

  • Monday

    10/14/2019 10:02:44 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • More Bibliophilia

    10/14/2019 9:32:31 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Wasn’t it Walt Disney who said, “If you can dream it, you can do it”? So many books, so little time! Has this ever happened to you? Thanks to the Friends of the Library Booksale, I should be ready for a hurricane, a blizzard, a coup, a tornado, and a vacation, one right after anoth... Read more

  • 14th of October

    10/14/2019 9:28:57 PM, by NOCALORIES

    Enjoy Columbus Day! Ate within my calorie range and drank my 8 glasses of water. Did 35 minutes of exercise and ended the day with joy in my heart and happiness in my home.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    10/14/2019 8:37:34 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Grandkids

    10/14/2019 8:37:02 PM, by GEORGE815

    Baby sat grandson last night. We went out for lunch. My son also joined us. We had a good time.... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    10/14/2019 8:35:39 PM, by GEORGE815

    Super number today. At some poker mix as a snack after a light dinner. Was definitely surprised at this number. I had about a 80 point difference between yesterday and today. Wow.... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Monday in Canada October 14th

    10/14/2019 8:20:17 PM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • holiday?

    10/14/2019 8:06:04 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    Yes, today is a holiday but I forgot because my son had school today. In the past they didn't have school. So I go to the post office to mail my older son sugar free cough drops that he had asked for in his letter dated 9-26 but I didn't get until 10-11. I'll have to go back tomorrow. But that g... Read more

  • Busy time

    10/14/2019 8:01:06 PM, by ROXANNE98

    Spent the weekend with my 4 yr old grandson. Saturday we went to see my oldest granddaughter play soccer. Went lunch with daughter and granddaughters. Went shopping. And spent the afternoon bringing in the plants before the frost. Went to dinner for tacos. His favorite. Sunday we went to breakfast a... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    10/14/2019 7:09:29 PM, by CKEYES1

    Happy Thanksgiving to all the Canadian Sparkers... Read more

  • Monday’s Words to Ponder

    10/14/2019 6:01:53 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Monday's Laugh - Sounds Like A Squirrel

    10/14/2019 5:32:51 PM, by BONNIE1552

    A Sunday School teacher wanted to use squirrels as an example of a diligent work ethic and being prepared. She started the lesson by saying, "I'm going to describe something, and I want you to raise your hand when you know what it is." The children were excited to show her what they knew and leaned ... Read more

  • Special Blessings-October 14, 2019

    10/14/2019 4:32:13 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. Linda, Karen, and I went out to breakfast this morning. This was wonderful because with LInda now living in Fl., this doesn't happen weekly like it use to. 2. Jim and I both had Dr. appointments this afternoon and both appointments wen... Read more

  • A perfect day at Coco Cay

    10/14/2019 3:52:06 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    The title about sums it up. Poolside and beaching!... Read more


    10/14/2019 3:13:32 PM, by SHERYE

    A child comes home from his first day at school. His mother asks, "Well, what did you learn today?" The kid replies, "Not enough. They want me to come back tomorrow."... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, October 14, 2019

    10/14/2019 1:19:45 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Bless EVERYTHING That Has Occurred To Bring Me To This Instant." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more


    10/14/2019 11:55:21 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all doing ok mom in hospital now more work got to go to medicare office and clean out her house please all pray for mei am going back to gym in the morning i have to to keep my body going enjoy your day love and hugs and blessings to all of you 247 594 593 223 386... Read more


    10/14/2019 11:48:41 AM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, I have three more chapters to study and then take all the assessments and the final for this point of study. Then t here is a lot of mandatory things that we need to take before we are working. I hope to get this behind me so I can get on the next part as it is more interne than this part.... Read more

  • Monday Columbus Day Holiday

    10/14/2019 10:56:42 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It seems as if this is the forgotten holiday except for federal workers who look for Monday holidays off from work. All the schools are closed here in the South. It is going to be a rainy few days. My wife is off to her GP appointment. Hope all goes well there. I completed the final destruction... Read more

  • 10/14/19 Alive

    10/14/2019 10:19:48 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Many people are alive but don't touch the miracle of being alive." Thich Nhat Hanh "Listen, kid, if it were up to me, I'd be happy to let you sit in, but it's really up to the top brass." "Wow, ma'am! My whole troop'll have to help me deliver this many cookies!" "Oh,... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    10/14/2019 9:42:38 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • I have to remind myself to let go again.

    10/14/2019 9:14:25 AM, by 417-EXERCISE30

    good morning- DS and his family are coming. I thought they were coming as a family unit today to talk about their problems. That is what my son said. Anyways, my son told my DH that they are coming for us to watch our GD while his wife gets a break. She has other things to do. So who knows, I... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    10/14/2019 9:09:10 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy weekend. Back to work. Watched The Dead Don’t Die, not worth it.... Read more

  • Minion bashing... LoL

    10/14/2019 8:47:36 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    Sorry guys... but we love you anyway! 129 36 32 246 213... Read more

  • 10/14/19 But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose. Anne Bronte

    10/14/2019 8:46:20 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts. James Joyce Love Quote of the Day Only the broken-hearted know the truth about love. Mason Cooley Art Quote of the Day Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art. Leonardo da Vin... Read more

  • When do we accept a “new normal “?

    10/14/2019 8:22:21 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    I’m not famous so I don’t have to be paparazzi ready at all times. Mostly I live in shorts and Birkenstocks. This inability to return to my weight of my 20’s...bothers me. If I lose these ten pounds it won’t firm up my thighs which someone stole and replaced with old lady legs, so when do we acce... Read more

  • "If you were a bird, and lived on high...

    10/14/2019 8:03:10 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    You'd lean on the wind when the wind came by, You'd say to the wind when it took you away: 'That's where I wanted to go today.'" A.A. Milne Acupuncture session today and making good progress. Wishing all a happy day and wonderful week.... Read more

  • Happy Monday

    10/14/2019 6:43:48 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Hope you all have a great day. 386... Read more

  • Monday

    10/14/2019 5:48:03 AM, by ROX525

    Down to the treadmill and then off to spend the day with my BFF. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • 10-14-19

    10/14/2019 5:46:19 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Life is Fragile, Handle With Care

    10/14/2019 5:44:04 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sometimes we forget that even the rough and tough might be cream puffs inside. Sometimes we get jostled around and hurt by others. Still, our purpose on this earth is to be kind towards other people. Recently, I was treated harshly by a family member. We both care deeply about our Mom but h... Read more

  • Day 287: Don’t Be Afraid (quotes)

    10/14/2019 2:54:03 AM, by DIVAGLOW

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  • 10-13-19

    10/14/2019 1:54:19 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Today was trash day, so I picked stuff up instead of cleaning it. Tomorrow I think I will sort stuff. I have a few interesting things this coming week. I am scheduled for the wound clinic this Wednesday, after which I go up to Longmont for my Dad's 97th I think birthday. Saturday is the Book Club Te... Read more

  • Weather

    10/14/2019 12:16:59 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was a nice cool day in mid 70s. It is 66 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Sunday, what is it to you?

    10/14/2019 12:08:49 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Log: SP - Day 4924 It's Sunday! HAPPY SUNDAY! Smile more than you cry Give more than you take and Love more than you hate So what is Sunday to you? Is it the beginning of the week? Is it the end of the week? Is it a special day in some way? Is it, like ... Read more

  • A Few Thoughts on Bibliophilia

    10/13/2019 11:26:25 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Libraries are Bibliophiles’ candy store.... only cheaper... Reading- good for whatever ails ya’........ Read more

  • "The Snart"

    10/13/2019 10:16:31 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Our Grand-daughters, Elizabeth (12) and Nola (7) spent yesterday with us and also spent the night. No one can make me laugh like Nola. After supper last night, Nola was helping me clear the table, when she sneezed...…….which led to a release of gas. I said, "What was that?" She giggled and sa... Read more

  • Seeing Beauty in unexpected places as I hit 10% loss.

    10/13/2019 10:03:33 PM, by MYDIETINFO1

    I made my first big goal!! I lost 10% of my 320.4lbs self!!!! 33.2 lbs lost! I feel triumphant and proud but I’m also marveling in things I never thought were possible. Strange things like stretch marks appearing again lol. I remember when first notice stretch marks oh so many years ago I was sad a... Read more