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  • Quote of the Day June 21, 2021

    6/21/2021 7:05:00 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • 20/6/2021

    6/20/2021 10:41:43 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌞. Walk x2, 3 of 15 core and lower body workout, 1 of 12 inclined push-ups, marching, 3 of 15 calf raises, 3 of 15 squats, and dancing. 18,000+ steps. Calories are good. 18 cups of water. I am late posting and we are in a tornado warning right now. Don't like them when at home. Hate them more when... Read more

  • Quote of the Day June 20, 2021

    6/20/2021 10:19:12 PM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    I hope everyone had a great father's day today with their father's, husbands, grandfather's, etc. Today is father's day, and I got to spend it with my kids and seeing their happiness in spending the day with their amazing father. I sure have a wonderful husband, and a wonderful father for... Read more

  • 19/6/2021

    6/19/2021 10:03:44 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌦️. Walk x2, dancing, 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 3 of 15 + 12 inclined push-ups, and 1 min 41 sec. 22,000+ steps. Today was another great day of exercise. I felt stronger today! Walking in sandals truly does suck. Unfortunately I have no other choice unless I go bare feet. Ca... Read more

  • Quote of the Day June 19, 2021

    6/19/2021 12:46:40 PM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • 18/6/2021

    6/18/2021 10:18:48 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β›ˆοΈβ˜€οΈ. Walk X2, 3 of 15 core and lower body workout, marching, 1 of 10 inclined push-ups, 3 of 15 calf raises, 3 of 15 squats, and dancing. 15,000+ steps. At my sister's for the weekend staying with my son. As my sister and her man are away for the weekend. This morning I discovered that my favorite... Read more

  • Quote of the Day June 18, 2021

    6/18/2021 4:07:33 PM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    Today instead of a traditional quote, I wanted to share one of my favorite poems by Robert Frost. Hope you like it. Hope everyone has a great day. 67 The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, lo... Read more

  • 17/6/2021

    6/17/2021 8:40:54 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈ. Jogging and jumping on trampoline, Wii resort and marching, 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, 3 of 15 + 9 inclined push-ups, 1 min 35 sec plank, and walk. 22,000+ steps. Today was a great day of activity! Calories are great. 18 cups of water. Tomorrow and the weekend are up in the air. May... Read more

  • 17/6/2021

    6/17/2021 8:38:53 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈ. Jogging and jumping on trampoline, Wii resort and marching, 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, 3 of 15 + 9 inclined push-ups, 1 min 35 sec plank, and walk. 22,000+ steps. Today was a great day of activity! Calories are great. 18 cups of water. Tomorrow and the weekend are up in the air. May... Read more

  • Quote of the Day June 17, 2021

    6/17/2021 4:49:19 PM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • 16/6/2021

    6/16/2021 9:40:38 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈ. Rest and weigh day! Stayed the same. Walk, marching, jumping on trampoline, jogging on trampoline, and Wii resort. 14,000+ steps. Enjoyed my short time on the trampoline. Once I figured out how to jog it was easier than I thought it would be. Looking forward to more time on it. Was not to sur... Read more

  • Quote of the Day June 16, 2021

    6/16/2021 10:47:53 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • 15/6/2021

    6/15/2021 9:00:14 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈ. 3 of 15 core and lower body workout, marching, 3 of 15 calf raises, 11 inclined push-ups, 3 of 15 squats, 2 of 60 step-ups, walk, and 2 mins jumping on trampoline. 12,000+ steps. Really enjoyed jumping on my mini trampoline. Wish I had a bigger one. Just need to find ways to use it other than ju... Read more

  • Quote of the Day June 15, 2021

    6/15/2021 8:56:15 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • 14/6/2021

    6/14/2021 8:36:06 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌦️. 3 of 15 core and upper, core and lower, calf raises, and squats, 3 of 15+ 5 inclined push-ups, marching, 1 min 30 sec plank, 2 of 60 step-ups, and walk. 12,000 steps. Got all my workouts caught up. I do feel it and will be glad for my rest day on Wednesday. I have joined a push-up challenge ... Read more

  • Quote of the Day June 14, 2021

    6/14/2021 4:18:25 PM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • 13/6/2021

    6/13/2021 8:24:00 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️. 3 of 15 core and upper, 3 of 15 core and lower, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, calf raises, and squats, 2 of 60 step-ups, and walk. 12,000+ steps. Feel great about all my exercise. Added bands for 1 set of my lower body workout when I could. Boy did I feel the burn. Calories are good. 18 ... Read more

  • Quote of the Day June 13, 2021

    6/13/2021 12:21:26 PM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • 12/6/2021

    6/12/2021 10:06:46 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈπŸŒ‘οΈ. Marching, 1 min 30 sec plank, and walking. 15,000+ steps. My walking was to take mom to the farmers market and grocery shopping. We walked home while I pulled my grocery cart. What a workout. Got some recipes and blogs copied over. Deleting the blogs as I go. Calories are good. 18 cups of wat... Read more

  • 2021 Summer 5% Challenge Motivational Exercises

    6/12/2021 7:56:44 PM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    I have joined the 5% summer challenge in hopes to get back on track and lose all the weight I gained back. I am not happy where I am at today, and want to reverse it. And with everything going on with me, I just can't do it myself. I need the support, and I need the motivation from this team. So I h... Read more

  • Quote of the Day June 12, 2021

    6/12/2021 6:51:06 PM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • 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

  • poof goes the website

    6/11/2021 10:52:19 PM, by AHTRAP

    At some point I'm pretty sure I wondered in this space about what would happen to these blog entries when spark inevitably imploded, since nothing is forever on this internet of ours. Looks like that time has come, what with the announcement that the site is closing down on August 17th. At least the... Read more

  • 11/6/2021

    6/11/2021 8:20:30 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈπŸŒ‘οΈ. Marching, 4hrs cutting lawn, extra long walk. 18,000+ steps. Had 2 properties to do. Really hot and humid here so the time was not straight through. For me it's like being in a sauna. My extra long walk was because I also went to the bank and to get bus tickets then home. Chose not to do my p... Read more

  • 10/6/2021

    6/10/2021 8:14:53 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β˜€οΈπŸŒ‘οΈ. Happy Birthday to me! 40! 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, 1 min 35 sec plank, extra long walk. 15,000+ steps. My walk was extra long as I also walked to the bank, the grocery store and then home. Got myself a KitKat cake. Not sure how calories are ... Read more

  • 9/6/2021

    6/9/2021 9:10:48 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️🌑️. Rest and weigh day! Down 0.2 lbs. Walk, and marching. 11,000+ steps. Happy that I at least lost something. Not worrying about it as there could be many factors this week that could have caused the small loss. Enjoying my rest day. Got caught up on almost everything. Starting to feel more ... Read more

  • 8/6/2021

    6/8/2021 10:27:03 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β›ˆοΈ. Marching, 2 of 60 and 2 of 1 min step-ups, walk X3, and cleaned Mom's apartment. 16,000+ steps. My main walk was to Mom's. Didn't get all my workouts in but I still did a lot. Calories are good. Getting familiar with the new tracker. Seems pretty easy so far. 8 cups of water. Took the wrong wate... Read more

  • 7/6/2021

    6/7/2021 9:20:57 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌦️🌑️. Lawn, 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 1 of 20 arm circles, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, plank X2, and walk. 12,000+ steps. Calories are good. 18 cups of water. So as of Tomorrow my food and exercise are only being tracked on my new tracker as I need to learn and there is just wa... Read more

  • The Closing of Sparkpeople

    6/7/2021 6:24:21 AM, by CATFISH_FAN

    It is really true, Sparkpeople will be closing. Disappointment doesn't nearly capture what I feel about this. It has been a pleasure to be a team leader. "It's time to move on, time to get going What lies ahead, I have no way of knowing But under my feet, baby, the grass is growing. Hey i... Read more

  • 6/6/2021

    6/6/2021 9:21:42 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌞🌑️. 3 of 15 core and lower body workout, marching, 1 of 10 inclined push-ups, 1 of 20 arm circles, 3 of 15 calf raises, 3 of 15 squats, 2 of 60 step-ups, and walk. 10,000+ steps. Today was a great day until about noon. The posts started flying about Sparks ending August 17th. This has devistated ... Read more

  • Primo Victoria

    6/6/2021 3:32:36 PM, by AHTRAP

    Link below is to the song Primo VIctoria by Sabaton, which they based on the events of 6th June, 1944, aka D-Day https://www.youtube.com/watc
    h?v=D-HSmJ0e9xQ&t=93s To the gates of hell As we make our way to heaven Through the Nazi lines Primo Victoria On the 6th of June On ... Read more

  • 5/6/2021

    6/5/2021 7:43:18 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌞🌑️. 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching,1 of 20 arm circles, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, 1 min 27 sec plank, and walk. 12,000+ steps. Boy do my muscles burn today. A great day! The breeze helps with the heat. Calories are good. 18 cups of water. Made more time for myself. Tomorrow is an... Read more

  • 4/6/2021

    6/4/2021 6:16:39 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️. 3 of 15 core and upper, 3 of 15 core and lower, marching, 3 of 15 calf raises, 2 of 60 step-ups, 1 of 10 inclined push-ups, 1 of 20 arm circles, 3 of 15 squats, and walk. 12,000+ steps. Got all my workouts done before lunch. We are now in a heat warning and will be for several days. Calories a... 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

  • 3/5/2021

    6/3/2021 8:05:24 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️. Walk X3, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, and 1 min 41 sec plank. 19,000+ steps. Took mom to her appointment. Then went to 2 markets on the way back to the bus stop. Got some fruits and vegetables. Also got a few baked goods for Hubby and I to share. Didn't get my main workout done as I was... Read more

  • 2/6/2021

    6/2/2021 7:35:34 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌧️. Rest and weigh day. Down 3 lbs! Short walk and marching. 7,000+ steps. So happy and surprised with my weight shed. Didn't get my normal walk in. Was raining by the time I was heading home. Mom's phone consult went well. Really like her new Nurse practitioner so far. Calories are good. 18 cups o... Read more

  • 1/6/2021

    6/1/2021 8:14:27 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌞. Marching and walk. 8,000+ steps. Today was more of a rest day. My walk was to meet up with son for his blood work. Went to Mom's and got stuff done there. When I got home just didn't feel like doing my workouts. But I finally talked myself into at least marching for 20 mins. Calories are great. ... Read more

  • 31/5/2021

    5/31/2021 7:59:04 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️. 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, 1 min 42 sec plank, and walk. 11,000+ steps. Had a great day! Got my tomato plants in. Felt the burn today. Calories are high. Over ate at dinner. Oops back on track tomorrow. 18 cups of water. Tomorrow as of last I heard... Read more

  • 30/5/2021

    5/30/2021 8:44:38 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌞. 3 of 15 core and lower body, 3 of 15 core and upper body , marching X2, 2 of 60 step-ups, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, 3 of 15 calf raises, 3 of 15 squats, 1 m 56 s plank, walk X2. 18,000+ steps. Today was a great day! But boy am I going to sleep good tonight. Had to go to Mom's unexpectedly this ... Read more

  • 29/5/2021

    5/29/2021 8:15:25 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌞. Multiple small walks pulling my grocery cart around, and lifting heavy shopping bags. 12,000+ steps. Today was a great day even though got none of my planned workouts done. Calories are ok. 8 cups of water. Tomorrow will get planned workouts done. Will also try to get some if not all my workouts... Read more

  • 28/5/2021

    5/28/2021 8:49:58 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌧️. Marching in place, walk, 3 of 15 squats and 3 of 15 calf raises. 10,000+ steps. Nsv size 16 pants! Today was an off day. Slept in until almost noon. This threw my day off. But must have needed it. Rain finally stopped after 3pm and that's when I went for a walk. Upset my knee with the wind. Wis... Read more

  • 27/5/2021

    5/27/2021 6:16:18 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    β›…. 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, 1 min 45 sec plank, and walk x2. 16,000+ steps. So proud of myself for holding my plank for an extra 5 sec today. My second walk was the long way to and from the bank. Calories are good today. 18+ cups of water. Have tom... Read more

  • 26/5/2021

    5/26/2021 7:24:57 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌦️. Rest and weigh day. Down 2.4 lbs! Walk, and marching. 11,000+ steps. So happy with my weigh in today. Now to just keep the momentum going. Went out in a break in the rain this morning to check on my tree. Well it was laying on the ground. It wasn't broke it's just too heavy. The supports I was ... Read more

  • 25/5/2021

    5/25/2021 8:26:54 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️. Walk, cleaning and marching. 14,000+ steps. Walked to Mom's. Cleaned Mom's apartment today. Took less than usual. Was home before 2pm. It was so hot and humid I only could talk myself into my marching. An extra day with some rest is ok. Calories are good. 18+ cups of water. Tomorrow is rest and... Read more

  • Aggravation

    5/25/2021 8:48:21 AM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    I waited for over a month for the doctor's office to schedule my back procedure. When they finally called, I found that they were calling the wrong phone number. It was supposed to be scheduled for this morning. I got a call after 3 yesterday saying they didn't get an approval from the insurance ... Read more

  • 24/5/2021

    5/24/2021 8:09:32 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌀️. 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, walk x2 and 1 min 40 sec plank. 16,000+ steps. Today was another great day! My first walk was my usual with walking to the store around the parking lot twice and back home. Due to the holiday I was not wait another hour a... Read more

  • 226.2

    5/23/2021 10:37:43 PM, by AHTRAP

    The latest trip was a month long sojourn to Orlando Florida, where, as previously reported, I had a kitchen facility, and was hoping to keep the weight near par, as I did in February, when a two week trip down there only resulted in a 1 lb gain, as compared to the ten lb disaster experienced in Penn... Read more

  • 23/5/2021

    5/23/2021 7:15:07 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌦️. 3 of 15 core and lower body workout, marching, 2 of 60 step-ups, 3 of 15 calf raises, 3 of 15 squats, and walk. 11,000+ steps. Today was a great day! Lots of things done and caught up. Calories are good. 18+ cups of water. Tomorrow is a holiday here in Canada. Need to go grab some groceries but... Read more

  • 22/5/2021

    5/22/2021 9:40:08 PM, by CSEGUIN2

    🌦️🌑️. 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 3 of 15 inclined push-ups, walk X3, and 1 min 34 sec plank. 14,000+ steps. Had a great day! Got Mom's stuff done and mine. Calories are great! 12 cups of water. Tomorrow is going to be all at home so that should help me get everything planned do... Read more