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  • Weather

    6/19/2021 12:14:39 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 73 after 62. It is 65 outside and 70 inside... Read more

  • Fridays Off

    6/18/2021 11:58:13 PM, by WANT2BTRIM

    Since the beginning of the month I opted to work 10 hour days Monday thru Thursday and take Fridays off for the summer. It's an intense week but it feels good to have Friday to catch up on errands that I really don't have time to do on weekends. It's also nice to have that extra day to relax. Of cou... Read more

  • You Can’t Always Get What You Want

    6/18/2021 11:29:15 PM, by MCJULIEO

    You can’t always get what you want…….. but you can CHOOSE to like what you get… One of my children demonstrated this time after time…. So even keeled, SO grateful in every circumstance…. If we asked her what she would like for Christmas (or her birthday, or whatever), she would invariably respo... Read more

  • Friday-- for real!

    6/18/2021 10:46:19 PM, by SES823

    It's Friday for real-- tomorrow starts the 5% Summer Challenge-- let's make it the best ever!... Read more

  • Family

    6/18/2021 7:23:55 PM, by GEORGE815

    Making plans today for Father's Day events. Have some nice things to look forward to this weekend.... Read more

  • Some news...

    6/18/2021 6:49:24 PM, by RUFFIT

    Hope my Sparkbuddies are OK. I am still bummed that SP is shutting down. I guess they call it progress. For me I just like the same old - if it isn't broken why fix it or shut it down?? I finally got the courage up to see a foot doctor. I can't stand anyone touching my feet since I am so ju... Read more

  • Dog saves the day

    6/18/2021 6:10:37 PM, by CAPECODDOGFISH

    I went to see my wife today but this time I was allowed to bring our dog Leah. My wife has been non communicative for a while now as she has difficulty putting thoughts into words. We met outside in a small picnic area with few people around. After the dog nudged her a few times, my wife started t... Read more

  • thought for today 6/18/21

    6/18/2021 6:07:12 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Goals aren't achieved only because we want them to be. They become a reality because we decide they matter more than what we've always done. It's an emotional decision. MAKE IT HAPPEN.... Read more

  • Friday June 18. journal/log entry

    6/18/2021 5:20:30 PM, by ZZYYGGY3

    Weather: Storm clouds passing through again this afternoon. Haven't seen much rain though. Temp is at 76 degrees though with humidity at 39% though. Thursday's log: Thursday went really well. I was up early and walked over to my coffee shop. They still aren't open for instore dining tho... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    6/18/2021 5:02:12 PM, by SHERYE

    "You see, doctor, I’m always dizzy for half an hour after I get up in the morning,” said Carla. "I have the solution for you," replied the doctor. "Really, what is it?" “Well, try getting up half an hour later."... Read more

  • Camping

    6/18/2021 3:54:26 PM, by JULIJULINN

    Second day of camping... Read more

  • Anna'a Hummingbirds

    6/18/2021 2:09:15 PM, by ANNIEMAROO

    Loving the honeysuckle on the trellis out in the front of the house The maple tree in the garden that borders the property out front died this past winter, but the birds love to perch in it and preen after a bath!... Read more

  • Another busy day

    6/18/2021 2:05:59 PM, by WILSOD1

    Another busy day... Read more


    6/18/2021 12:58:53 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    going through old magazines and tearing out recipes we want to try and toss the rest. These piles grow on me over time and it may take several sessions to accomplish this one.... Read more

  • Friday’s Words

    6/18/2021 12:54:05 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Thursday Friday

    6/18/2021 12:39:15 PM, by RO2BENT

    Low key Thursday last day at beach rental house. Headed back fro Ohio... 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

  • Past, present and future

    6/18/2021 10:47:33 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning.  Yesterday was lovely.  Woke up took my coffee out on the patio and enjoyed some quiet time with just  my bible app and the birds who were singing a happy song. Hubby woke up and we took a walk down to the lake which is about half mile away.  It didn't take long to come upon heart... Read more

  • Friday

    6/18/2021 10:29:30 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. On to my packing now. Stormy day today. Have a good one.... Read more

  • grandkids are coming today

    6/18/2021 10:23:46 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - not use to planning meals for 4 people. Dh has been very helpful preparing everything with me. We are ready. My grand kids have not spend a weekend with us since they have grown. It was always for one night only. DH has been trying to lose the weight he gained in Minnesota. He ... Read more


    6/18/2021 9:29:14 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well made it to the gym did ok little tired this morning had to deal with my aunt yesterday and went and got my new insoles so i going to be ok what are you all plans for Father Day let me know hope all the dads are doing well my hubby gone for lab work now enjoy you... Read more

  • Wandering

    6/18/2021 9:22:26 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Not all those who wander are lost. ~ J.R.R. Tolkien... Read more

  • 6/18/2021

    6/18/2021 8:55:39 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. Dalai Lama Read more at Read more

  • Going forward

    6/18/2021 7:53:03 AM, by DIANEDOESSMILES

    I'm not sure what it'll mean, but I'll find out!!! I've had my tears, my anger, I've accepted that Sparkpeople is going to close, I've joined Spark360 and like it. It'll be all better once the nutritional tracker is up (August) and when our sweet international members can join us. Othe... Read more

  • San Palo Bay Sturgeon/

    6/18/2021 7:51:01 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    74", Catch & Release fishing... Read more

  • What a long week

    6/18/2021 7:29:13 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We have to drive to Anderson, SC to look at a phonograph.... Read more

  • 6-18-21

    6/18/2021 7:18:09 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Pushing

    6/18/2021 7:15:51 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    This is so true in my life!!! ... Read more


    6/18/2021 7:12:40 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    In everything, give thanks!... Read more

  • Is it Right?

    6/18/2021 6:54:42 AM, by PIZZA5152

    Is it Right? 1 Corinthians 13. June 18 2021. “ Does not behave wrongly, seeks not its own,is not easy provoked, thinks no evil.” I Corinthians 13:5 Before we say anything, we should weigh our words. Is it right for a child of God to say that? There are places that a chi... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, June 18, 2021

    6/18/2021 6:46:27 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 18, 2021 LET GO There are some things that people will just not let go. Some examples are their opinions about certain things, their beliefs, or their feelings. People feel so strongly about their opinions that they will not let go of them to even attempt to listen to the opinion of someon... Read more

  • Self worth / appearance

    6/18/2021 6:32:08 AM, by CHERIE38

    I read a blog this am, and use to be able to relate to the difficulty of finding a swim suit that was designed for a air brushed model that doesn't even exist. (I no longer bother with a swim suit, there NOT comfortable! ) I wish the pressure was off ! no more value to leg, thigh, breast, lo... Read more

  • TGIF!

    6/18/2021 6:24:55 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great weekend! 30 386... Read more

  • Friday's Laugh - Made in America

    6/18/2021 6:12:57 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • 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

  • Thursday June 17th

    6/18/2021 2:02:28 AM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • Day 169: Family Time

    6/18/2021 1:56:29 AM, by DIVAGLOW

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  • 6-17-21

    6/18/2021 1:25:25 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    It's still hot. I'm moving slowly but I'm getting things done. I'm up to date with my book reviews. I did the laundry. I washed some of the dishes I've let stack up while I was either busy or too d*mn hot. Still have some bills to get in the mail. Life goes on.... Read more

  • Weather

    6/18/2021 12:16:26 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 74 after 64. It is 66 outside and 70 inside.... 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

  • I am not sure why I am writing a blog that will soon evaporate and fade into distant memories . . .

    6/17/2021 11:38:29 PM, by NANCYPAT1

    . . . but, I really want to talk to everyone while we are still here. This is about changes, losses shedding and recreating. It is also about new options, restructuring and becoming instead of just clinging onto things that I have outgrown and that no longer support the ME that I was put on this Ear... Read more


    6/17/2021 11:01:21 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, today was out day out this week. Hw went to the island was going to a place on the main street of the old city. We could not find a parking place within 6 blocks. I can see that now that people are able to get out and travel they are arriving in droves When we returned from Tennessee on ... Read more

  • PTO

    6/17/2021 10:41:30 PM, by SES823

    PTO means I lose track of days- was thinking today was Friday! Well, I guess I have an extra day off now 😀... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/17/2021 10:39:24 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did floor exercises and walked in the morning. Did some pool time.... Read more

  • A fairly productive day

    6/17/2021 10:32:00 PM, by WANT2BTRIM

    I felt productive at work today. Doesn't always feel that way. I went out for a walk and did not overeat or exceed my calorie budget. So not a bad day. I'm off tomorrow and have a hair appointment so that's something to look forward to.... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    6/17/2021 8:56:50 PM, by SHERYE

    Only the Backstroke Swimming Coach: "Hey! Why are you doing only the backstroke?" Swimmer: "Because I just ate, sir. I don't want to swim on a full stomach." ... Read more

  • Camping day

    6/17/2021 8:39:01 PM, by JULIJULINN

    Wonderful camping ... Read more

  • 2021 Summer 5% Challenge Goals

    6/17/2021 8:23:43 PM, by NANCYPAULINE

    The WALKERS, RUNNERS, JOGGERS & GADGETEERS is my team. I've made many friends here, and I'm going to give this final 5% Challenge on Spark People an extra shot of energy and enthusiasm! I hope you will too! My Goals: I want to stay healthy, mobile, and lean for the rest of my life. I'd li... Read more

  • Weather

    6/17/2021 7:36:06 PM, by GEORGE815

    Hot again today. It hit 100 again.... Read more

  • thought for today 6/17/21

    6/17/2021 4:46:06 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Don't let the expectations and opinions of other people affect your decisions. It's your life, not theirs. Do what matters most to you; do what makes you feel alive and happy. Don't let the expectations and ideas of others limit who you are. If you let others tell you who you are, you are living the... Read more

  • Little Things Can Be So Intimidating!

    6/17/2021 3:39:26 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Sometimes there is a small thing that I need to do, but I just keep putting off, and putting off, and it turns into the small fender-bender on the freeway which paralyzes the whole city! It looms disproportionately over life, and prevents success in other areas, mostly because I just can’t ignore ... Read more

  • Thursday

    6/17/2021 2:36:02 PM, by ROX525

    Treadmill, laundry and dog walk so far. Almost finished packing for our vacation. Hope you are having a lovely day.... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, June 17, 2021

    6/17/2021 2:35:46 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I make Free-Will Choices." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Read more

  • ;-)

    6/17/2021 12:35:44 PM, by BFITMONICA

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  • ;-)

    6/17/2021 12:35:33 PM, by BFITMONICA

    ;-)... Read more

  • woohoo

    6/17/2021 12:35:12 PM, by BFITMONICA

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  • Thursday’s Words

    6/17/2021 11:49:30 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • 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

  • Today is sunny

    6/17/2021 11:26:08 AM, by WILSOD1

    Today is sunny... Read more

  • Nutritionix

    6/17/2021 11:07:47 AM, by WILDKAT781 New favorite!!!!! This thing has speech recognition and it what all the restaurants are tied to. I had a Sheetz hotdog yesterday and went to Sheetz website to figure out my calories and noticed a share link button, so I copied that link and went to it.. It had a ... Read more


    6/17/2021 10:48:54 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok went to gym then went got my new insoles then went got groceries for my aunt i am tired eating now then take a nap back to gym in the morning enjoy your day whatever you all are doing love and many blessings to all of you 247 248 304 593 386... Read more

  • Kindness

    6/17/2021 10:27:47 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. ~ Aesop ... Read more

  • 6/17/2021

    6/17/2021 9:56:36 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man. John Ruskin Read more at Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    6/17/2021 9:32:50 AM, by RO2BENT

    Last day at beach rental house. Hitting the road tomorrow morning ... Read more


    6/17/2021 8:23:51 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    One of life's great pleasures is to watch two idiots agree on something and then hear one of them say, "Great minds think alike."... Read more

  • reached 600,000 COVID deaths in USA

    6/17/2021 8:09:25 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - I read a sad article yesterday. People are still dying of COVID. Some people have decided not to get the vaccine in many areas - the south is one of the big areas. The doctors are saying these are the people that are getting hit with COVID - the non-vaccinated people. So the number... Read more

  • Check your new car for spare or donut tire!

    6/17/2021 7:59:41 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    About a third of new cars today do not come with a spare tire, though they may be equipped with a compressor and sealant kit to temporarily fix a flat tire. Some cars without spares come with “run-flat” tires, which are designed to operate for a limited distance after losing air from a typical punct... Read more

  • 6-17-21

    6/17/2021 7:45:10 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Vacation

    6/17/2021 7:43:36 AM, by TZAPP22

    Good morning friends. Got in another great workout to start my day. First time with Steve. Good intensity a lot of an focus. Showered, grabbed a protein shake and some yogurt to eat, wrapped up a few loose ends at work and off to the airport. Grabbed a hummus and roasted pepper sandwich for lu... Read more

  • One of those days

    6/17/2021 6:55:49 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    It finally happenrd. My 9-year old computer crashed. Time to recycle it.... Read more

  • Forgiven and Cleansed

    6/17/2021 6:51:09 AM, by PIZZA5152

    Forgiven and Cleansed. Psalm 51 June 17 2021. “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast sprit within me.Do not cast me away from Your presence, and do not take Your Holy Spirit from me.” Psalm 51:10-11. Do you find that you can get comfortable with your sin? Thankfully God... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, June 17, 2021

    6/17/2021 6:49:35 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    June 17, 2021 OUR TIME MATTERS There is a lot of talk about what matters in this life and we all have our own opinions. In fact, sometimes the talk gets rather heated. What matters most to us is personal. It is due to how we were raised and the experiences we have had over time. It is due to th... Read more

  • Thursday's Laugh - Who's Picky???

    6/17/2021 6:29:51 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • Thursday

    6/17/2021 6:11:48 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    This foot! I am babying an injury to this foot so I am spending more time than I want with a bag of peas on it. ... Read more

  • Day 168: Spending Time with the Family

    6/17/2021 5:13:01 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    Hello, my lovely friends! For the next few days I'm going to spend with my family. Sean leaves on Monday, but my sister stays. SO, I"m going to enjoy our time with him, I'll try to jump on. ... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    6/17/2021 4:56:50 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day. 386... 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

  • Last Blog here on SP!

    6/17/2021 3:40:30 AM, by METAFUKARI

    Its been a great run with this site, as life goes things change from time to time right? Some changes really hurt and suck hard! Thank you to all the Spark Friends I made throughout the years, you have impacted me more than words can ever explain! To the current and former BLC members on... Read more

  • 6-16-21

    6/17/2021 2:21:18 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I may be getting used to the heat. I wasn't as headachy today. I could be wrong. One of the weather guessers on TV said we hadn't had time to acclimatize to the heat and I think he is correct. ... Read more

  • Here's the link for the SP Facebook page!

    6/17/2021 1:28:41 AM, by EOWYN2424
    s/sparkpeoplemotivation Just a heads up for those who want to join! Hugs, Elaine... Read more

  • Weather

    6/17/2021 12:16:15 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 80 after 64. It is 68 outside and 72 inside.... Read more

  • Artificial vs Real...............

    6/17/2021 12:12:35 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Why is lemon juice made with ARTIFICIAL flavor, and dishwashing liquid made with REAL lemons? 768... Read more

  • Did You Know?

    6/17/2021 12:05:13 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Serendipity being the excellent teacher that it is, I discovered that old, less than desirable apples are not bad for slicing and “baking” in the microwave….. “baked” apples are an easy way to use up surplus apples: just slice them up into a microwaveable pan that has a lid, douse with a bit of lemo... Read more

  • Today was decent

    6/16/2021 10:53:50 PM, by WANT2BTRIM

    I got about 40 minutes worth of exercise in today. I walked for 20 minutes very briskly during a work break and then 20 minutes of strength training after dinner. Every little bit counts. I stayed within my calorie budget. I'm hovering at my initial target weight. Another five pounds will put me at ... Read more

  • Repeating 10 Good Reasons to Stick with the 5% Challenge Until the End of Spark People

    6/16/2021 10:53:33 PM, by NANCYPAULINE

    1. My husband's former doctor, practicing in his eighties, used the phrase "to prolong vitality, and shorten morbidity." I want to be walking and jogging the week I die. 2. My grandmothers, mother, and aunt all suffered from osteoporosis, and it was a contributing factor in all their deaths... Read more

  • 11 years!!!

    6/16/2021 10:34:46 PM, by SES823

    Today marks 11 years cancer free!! 🎗... Read more

  • Wednesday June 16th

    6/16/2021 10:25:13 PM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • thought for today 6/16/21

    6/16/2021 9:08:04 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Life always knows exactly what we need, what we are ready for, and when we are prepared to receive it. We are usually so busy looking behind or ahead, we miss the flow of life passing right before our eyes. Fear, anxiety, guilt, and shame fog our vision and cause us to miss the point, the lesson, an... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, June 16, 2021

    6/16/2021 8:55:30 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " I am a Magnificent Gift to the World." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Read more

  • MLB All Star Week

    6/16/2021 8:33:07 PM, by GEORGE815

    Trying to make plans with son and grandson to take part in this once every 2 decade event.... Read more

  • Will Try to Blog a Few Times Before Lights Out

    6/16/2021 8:22:50 PM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Thank you to those who've emailed such kind thoughts. I haven't been at the computer much at all, and not sure when I will again. Things are moving along. I've not needed pain pills since Friday. I'm moving around the house and doing the exercises PT gave me. It feels like my brain is... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    6/16/2021 8:05:06 PM, by RO2BENT

    Beach, rain, food…... Read more

  • ;-)

    6/16/2021 7:54:41 PM, by BFITMONICA

    ;-)... Read more

  • ;-)

    6/16/2021 7:54:24 PM, by BFITMONICA

    ;-)... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/16/2021 7:38:49 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Early morning walk, only 48 degrees. At gym for weight machines and spin class.... Read more