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  • Drop It While It’s Hot Summer Biggest Loser Challenge SparkPage Contest Winners

    6/11/2021 9:40:07 PM, by KPACE7

    To kick off the Drop It While It’s Hot Summer Challenge, members decorate their SparkPages to reflect their challenge team. There are so many GREAT SparkPages, it is hard to award only one first place. Selecting finalists is NEVER easy. Every participant completed the Drop It While... Read more

  • Meditation: be like a ruminant cow...

    6/11/2021 7:39:11 AM, by WHITE-2

    This is an - imperfect! - transcript I made from a youtube with a talk by Zen teacher Henry Shukman.
    VQH-s&t=975s By all means listen to (part of) it if you enjoy a charming British accent. In it (from about the 18th minute onwards) he answers a qu... Read more

  • Sparkpeople is going to be closed down

    6/6/2021 12:00:32 PM, by WHITE-2
    asp?id=2660 "On August 17, 2021, we will be closing down SparkPeople along with its features and mobile apps to make way for a new platform". (SparkAmerica). And: "At this time, due to various rules and regulations, SparkA... Read more

  • June 2021...Long-term Weight Goal Met this Morning

    6/5/2021 9:02:30 AM, by NEWAGAIN

    I slept better than a newborn last night. Raring to tackle whatever comes my way on today. Stepped on the scale first thing (my usual) and saw my long-term goal of weight loss was met (165 lbs.) This time one year ago I was weighing 190 lbs. I knew my body had a loss of more inches when putting... Read more

  • Common Diet Questions Answered

    6/4/2021 6:32:44 AM, by OLDEROWL

    How are your nutrition changes doing these days? Maybe you've been listening to some myths about what and when to eat. This article might help un-confuse you. 8 Things You Always Wanted to Know about Dieting Common Diet Questions Answered ~By Megan Patrick, Staff Writer~ 40 Your b... Read more

  • Early Morning Blessings

    6/2/2021 7:30:25 PM, by BLHEALTH

    An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. Henry David Thoreau I agree. Walking or jogging in the morning gets it done early and right. As you walk through the valley of the unknown, you will find the footprints of Jesus both in front of you and beside you. Charles Stanley W... Read more

  • An Angel In Disguise?

    6/1/2021 12:38:58 PM, by ON_A_DIET

    The past few days have been tremendous... My laptop crashed. It was a holiday weekend and my roommate had important plans. I had no way of getting to the nearest city to buy a new laptop. I prayed and prayed for a miracle. Saturday night, my roommate calls me up and tells me t... Read more

  • Perfection the Hawaiian way HO'OPONOPONO

    5/29/2021 4:48:29 PM, by OLDEROWL

    “Ho’o” is Hawaiian for ‘to cause’ and “ponopono” is Hawaiian for ‘perfection’. According to the ancient Hawaiians, all error arises from thoughts that are tainted by painful memories from the past which causes imbalance and disease. To correct this, one needs to return to the state of wellbeing b... Read more

  • Honoring the best in others

    5/27/2021 4:17:15 PM, by OLDEROWL

    I will do my best to honor others and make America better by: 1, Having clarity in what I want and acting accordingly: I did some soul searching and I want to encourage people to put aside their differences and live in harmony with their family, neighbors and fellow citizens as best as possible. ... Read more

  • Weight loss is for the Birds?

    5/27/2021 12:11:08 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Gaining weight is oh too easy, sometime trying to lose those extra pounds can be frustrating. Thought this article covered some basic helpful tips even if you have been at this a while (but remember, trial, error, and correction will lead to success). 6 Weight Loss Mistakes to Avoid Sma... Read more

  • Intermittent fasting

    5/26/2021 9:15:35 AM, by HISANGEL8479

    I’ve been fasting on a 15:9 hour routine for the last month now and I have dropped 5 lb. I feel better than I have in a long time. As of today I’m trying for a 22:2 hour fast. Just need to remember lots of water today!!... Read more

  • On Forgiveness

    5/22/2021 9:40:15 AM, by OLDEROWL

    Empathy -> Forgiveness Putting ourselves in the shoes of the other person and not taking things the other person did personally when someone else says or does something is the key to forgiveness. Remember what a person says or does is usually not about you. Often you are just in the wrong pla... Read more

  • My Swiss Miss Angel

    5/21/2021 12:15:18 PM, by ON_A_DIET

    Many of you know how much I love my homemade mochas. I mix half Swiss Miss with half coffee. Thus, I save tons of money. Well, I am almost out of my canister of Swiss Miss. I order my Swiss Miss online. I wait for days. However, alot of things in life are happening and I cannot afford to b... Read more

  • Just Not Right

    5/21/2021 11:45:23 AM, by ON_A_DIET

    Last night, my roommate and I baked potato chip cookies for my priest. His ordination anniversary was last Friday. A belated gift. While the cookies were baking, I did a little soul searching. I know people that do nothing but simply cook, clean, watch television, work on crafts, further... Read more