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  • Monthly Group Lunch

    12/5/2019 10:42:14 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    Today was our monthly group lunch. We went to this restaurant called Hattie B's and ate some delicious fried chicken. We didn't know it at the time, but our boss had already decided that he was going to pay for our lunch which was a surprise. This is the third time that our group has gone out to ... Read more

  • How to help a caregiver

    12/5/2019 9:43:33 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Today's Short Reading

    12/5/2019 9:36:36 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Today's Short Reading From The Bible From Genesis: "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth." Then he made the earth round and He laughed and laughed and laughed!!! 280... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/5/2019 6:48:53 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I was continuously grateful for being home from the hospital, for being mobile, for Dd and friends. ... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    12/5/2019 6:46:24 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Cool morning then warming to 60s. Walked.... Read more

  • weight

    12/5/2019 4:51:24 PM, by ILENEJ

    I am finally down below 140. 252... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 277 - Breathe Deeply

    12/5/2019 4:39:03 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - The strangest conversations are the ones I have with myself. Last night: "I want to chew on something." "Take a breath, inhale slowly feel your ribs expand and stomach rise, pause, exhale fully." "Okay that worked." Sometime later... "I need to gnaw." "Breathe!" "Fine, t... Read more

  • 12/5/19 ughhh

    12/5/2019 3:46:31 PM, by MAMABEAR372

    I have fallen off the wagon and I can't get back on it. I set out each day to get back on the wagon and just keep falling off. First of all almost all of everything in my life is falling apart. I am trying to suck it up and just move on. I have gotten past the sad part for the most part. I do h... Read more

  • Identity

    12/5/2019 2:53:50 PM, by REBECCAM18

    I'm a mom. My oldest is only 7 1/2, but it still feels as though this has always been my life. Everyone who knows me knows that I have kids because I'm always talking about them. People are probably tired of hearing me talk about my kids, but my kids are such a huge part of my life that I can't s... Read more

  • Look Around!

    12/5/2019 2:02:05 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Are the things around you helping you toward success, or are they holding you back? W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • Thurday Update

    12/5/2019 10:43:15 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a cool bright sunshiny start to the day on the Gulf Coast. Yesterday we picked up our youngest grandson and took him with us as we returned items to J.C. Penney store. We had a great satisfying experience there. We discovered that our grandson needed new footwear and picked up some new snea... Read more

  • Which direction am I going?

    12/5/2019 8:47:29 AM, by ANGLING4MORE

    It's been slow, (like years) but I’m down 108 pounds and have kept it off. 27 of those pounds came this year. I’m not there yet. I still have more short, mid and long-term goals to accomplish in the weight loss department. I’ve been down the Weight Watchers, TOPS, Overeater’s Anonymous, Ove... Read more

  • Waist Beads Dont Lie

    12/5/2019 8:44:40 AM, by I2BZ2W8

    Years ago I learned of the African tradition of women wearing waist beads for femininity, fertility, sensuality, and spiritual well-being or to show their weight based on the size of the bead strand. The colors of the beads have many meanings as well. They are not to be seen in public like you see... Read more

  • Me again.

    12/5/2019 8:43:59 AM, by MTPGYPSY

    Well, here I am once again - starting over. Goodness will I ever reach my goal? Hopefully this time. I really need to find some motivation.... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/5/2019 6:13:21 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Making Cards & Thanking Others

    12/5/2019 5:16:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    Homemade cards are the best. The time and thought that goes into the process is priceless. This is a tough Christmas for me with my Mom’s health and energy declining. We have made Christmas cards every year for as long as I can remember. Making them without her is difficult, but decided to... Read more

  • DO THINGS THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY

    12/5/2019 4:12:15 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • It wasn't the sleep that cured the blues!

    12/4/2019 11:27:54 PM, by MNABOY

    I dropped off to sleep last night with the aggravations and woke up having to hurry to get the Santa suit on and off to a neighboring town to meet 30+ "early learners" and have pictures taken. As soon as I went in the children lit up but they excited me more than I excited them. Years ago my church... Read more

  • Progress on my Reboot:

    12/4/2019 11:00:22 PM, by KRISKAY1962

    I did really great today. I have been working on the challenge to reduce sugar and I survived two big hurdles today. I gave away my cheese cake off my lunch tray and then at the ornament party I didn't have any of the goodies and they really looked good. So proud of myself.... Read more

  • He Must Pay

    12/4/2019 10:07:22 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    HE MUST PAY Husband and wife had a tiff. Wife called up her mom and said, "He fought with me again, I am coming to live with you." Mom said, "No darling, he must pay for his mistake. I am coming to live with you." 211 ... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 276 -

    12/4/2019 8:46:21 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - 252 because you all are so great. Your suggestions on my previous blog meant the world to me. Things are turning around, I have already dropped 1.5 pounds, most of it probably from the salt. Nighttime Gnawing is a behavior that needs to be stopped in order to be kind to myself.... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    12/4/2019 7:02:49 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Lot of leaves today, 6 trailer loads each holding 13 45 gallon trash cans full of leaves. I am exhausted, knees and back in pain.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/4/2019 12:29:00 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I finally got a haircut. My last one was in September before we went to the U.P for vacation. DD has always dreamed of having a guitar, so yesterday I asked her what she wanted for Christmas. Guess what? We looked at some after the haircut and I bought her an early present. It makes ... Read more

  • Happy Scale! Featured Blog & TOPS

    12/4/2019 12:24:11 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Yesterday at TOPS I was thrilled with my weigh-in. Despite my overindulgence at the party Saturday, my weight stayed the same. My simple recovery plan worked very well - less food, more exercise, more sleep, daily weigh-ins, and nutrition tracking. TOPS I was 'star of the month' for November w... Read more

  • Online Dating

    12/4/2019 11:22:13 AM, by GRANNYJACKIE2

    I cancelled my membership. I didn't care for the way it caused me to feel while dealing with the website. I felt unwanted, unneeded, and kind of like a horse being sold where the buyer wants to check out the horse head to hoof, including the teeth. I share a lot of things with Spark People, som... Read more

  • Getting off track is easy

    12/4/2019 10:43:15 AM, by GOTJOY120

    I was really on track for a few weeks with lots of weight loss success, then came some family news and thanksgiving and I fell OFF TRACK for nearly 2 weeks. Great news is I am back on the spark game and I only was set back a couple of pounds. I LOVE LOVE LOVE to bake Christmas cookies , so i... Read more

  • Wednesday Update

    12/4/2019 10:13:51 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a cool sunshiny start to the day on the Gulf Coast. I had a fantastic doctor appointment yesterday with a great pulmonary specialist who has 35 years experience in the field. He made me feel entirely different from what I was feeling when I entered his office. We are proceeding with tests t... Read more

  • Truth

    12/4/2019 8:48:29 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/4/2019 7:04:09 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • What's Your Focus?

    12/4/2019 5:15:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today, I'm focusing on what matters! This morning, I woke up and had a heart-to-heart conversation with myself. Me: Hi Beautiful, how are you today? Myself: I'm doing good! I've got some big challenges, but I can meet them with God's help. Me: That's right, Jackie! You can meet these ... Read more

  • SHIFT YOUR FOCUS

    12/4/2019 4:44:50 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Best to go to sleep when:

    12/4/2019 12:25:35 AM, by MNABOY

    I am learning that it is better to drop aggravating factors by getting totally focused on some important activity or going to sleep. Tonight I am too tired to think hard enough to be totally focused on something so I will try to go to sleep. If that doesn't work I'll go read a railroad book.... Read more

  • Men Will Get This The First Time............

    12/3/2019 10:28:58 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    A wife asks her husband, "Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk and if they have avocados, get 6." A short time later the husband comes back with 6 cartons of milk. The wife asks him, "Why did you buy 6 cartons of milk?" He replied, "They had avocados." If... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    12/3/2019 8:51:00 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Nice day, walked alot.... Read more

  • Reboot in Progress

    12/3/2019 8:39:48 PM, by KRISKAY1962

    Getting back to working on me. I want to make this Christmas a highly motivated season of progress towards my goals. Eating smaller portions, exercising and overall positive mental health. Bringing on weight loss, lower blood pressure and healthy sleep patterns. Lets give it the best foot forwar... Read more

  • Apartment Shopping

    12/3/2019 7:05:29 PM, by GRANNYJACKIE2

    I have been living between my daughter's house in San Antonio and my home church in Little River-Academy since returning to the USA on Sept 29th. I have been torn about where I should live and what I should do, and I've been praying about it. Then last week, I made the decision to move up here close... Read more

  • Week 100 of therapy and the best news ever

    12/3/2019 5:55:17 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS19

    Well this week in therapy we mainly discussed the consultation with Laura Ginter and how it went. It went exceptionally well I am now a bariatric patient. I have to lose 45 lbs right now. I am excited and nervous all at once. She believes I have a chance to have the surgery. I am hoping this will be... Read more

  • My to do list today

    12/3/2019 3:58:02 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Daily Highlight 275 - Dashing Through the Snow - 2

    12/3/2019 2:20:55 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - Actually it wasn't snow. I purged 5 inches of papers. Shred, recycle. I feel lighter having gotten rid of all that, but there is more to go. Dealing with paper was better than going out on the roads. I do not know why I am so anxious. Maybe it is because of hubby's scan in two w... Read more

  • Tuesday

    12/3/2019 2:05:01 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today DD went with me to Barnes and NOble for shopping and browsing. The snow storm began on the way back in town, so we are glad we did not go further on the highway. The next two weeks is filled with appointments, ranging from haircut to more heart tests and a few other specialist appo... Read more

  • The Starting Point

    12/3/2019 8:51:31 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • Sometimes I get bored...

    12/3/2019 7:18:03 AM, by 48GRANNIE

    Bored of the routine, bored of writing down everything I eat, every time I take a walk or climb the stairs. Sigh. I’m not off my diet, in fact have lost 3 more lbs, yay me. I’m still walking most mornings, weather permitting. My blood glucose is hanging in around 5 - again, yay. I’m just bored. ... Read more

  • Snow Days

    12/3/2019 5:17:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    15 inches, and it's still snowing! Yesterday I spent over 3 hours shoveling. I create some ramps out of snow on the side of my driveway so that I don't have to lift the snow. I bought a great shovel to help me keep from straining my back. Today it's still snowing, and I'll be out there ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/3/2019 4:43:32 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • HAPPINESS

    12/3/2019 4:30:45 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Maintaining a normal weight with whole foods

    12/3/2019 12:21:43 AM, by HEALTY4U

    I joined this group in 2009 more than 10 years ago. I dont miss the old me that was 70 lbs heavier. I went to a whole foods diet which made a big difference. https://thefastingmethod.com/ https://www.drfuhrman.com/... Read more

  • Cold or Flu? What to do..............

    12/2/2019 11:13:02 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    We are entering cold and flu season. The average healthy person gets one or two viral illnesses per year. The typical common cold is usually characterized by runny nose, sore throat, mild cough, and, sometimes, a slight fever or body aches. On the other hand, influenza (type A or B) is c... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 275 - Dashing Through the Snow

    12/2/2019 6:43:18 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - Keep middle son home from his day program so I could take him to the dentist and do other errands. I prayed that they would cancel... no such luck. Hubby cleared our steep driveway of crusty snow. Only at stop signs were the roads a bit of a bother. Otherwise a safe trip to the dentis... Read more

  • Something New

    12/2/2019 3:31:26 PM, by FMAX168

    I decided to try something new. I ordered Creative Bioscience hCG 1234. It's coming Friday and I'll start Sat morning. I need a kick start to keep losing weight.... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    12/2/2019 3:30:39 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Windy, sunny and chilly. Just right for yardwork.... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    12/2/2019 3:29:25 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Sunny, windy very cool. Just right for yardwork.... Read more

  • Hmmm... maybe a little night music could be a healthy change

    12/2/2019 3:25:03 PM, by AMURDOCK68

    I want to return to this article: https://thesleepdoctor.com/2
    018/06/04/the-power-of-mus
    ic-for-sleep-and-performance/ and then do some more research on the topic of music and health.... Read more

  • Whoops Day Recovery & 2020 Winter 5% Challenge

    12/2/2019 2:05:28 PM, by KALISWALKER

    On Saturday we went to a big birthday party with lots of appies. That day I ate light, and prepared my snack to take along, string cheese and apple slices 180 calories, leaving room for birthday cake. We left the house with so much stuff (music stand, guitar, gifts, appies, wine, etc.) we decided to... Read more

  • Luciano` gets his check-up

    12/2/2019 12:49:19 PM, by PICKIE98

    This morning Luciano` had an appointment with the guys at Garber dealership to get a checkup. He is doing great and got me behind the wheel and out of town. I had the guys check his washer fluid hose, as he refused to let go of any fluid on the trip north. I got some Christmas shopping don... Read more

  • Veggie Bacon

    12/2/2019 11:54:20 AM, by GRANNYJACKIE2

    I'm still relatively new to this Flexitarian lifestyle. I have always enjoyed the taste of certain meat products; but I can live without meat products better than I can live with the inflammation they produce in my body. Anyway, I'm trying some of the meatless meat replacements. Some taste pretty go... Read more

  • I am back!

    12/2/2019 10:51:57 AM, by BRENRW213

    I have been away for a few years. Last year I took a nutrition class that was wonderful! I learned so much, but have not put it into practice! I am going to start back today. I have been full of excuses. My mom does a lot of our cooking and she is not a healthy eater. But now she wants to lose wei... Read more

  • A Deep Thought

    12/2/2019 9:51:29 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    The reason so few people are successful is no one has yet found a way for someone to sit down and slide uphill. W. Clement Stone ... Read more

  • December Daily wooooo hoooo

    12/2/2019 8:30:23 AM, by I2BZ2W8

    A few of my crafty friends and I are doing a December Daily and I have decided to take a picture a day to document each day. I am also happy to report that I ate a little of what ever I wanted for Thanksgiving and I still lost 2.5 lbs...wooo hoooo 590... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/2/2019 7:46:13 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Hunkering Down in the Snow Storm

    12/2/2019 5:10:29 AM, by JSTETSER

    It snowed 8 inches last night and should snow all day today. It's a good day to stay home. The school has been canceled! We have our first winter wonderland. It's almost 5 am as I put another stick on the fire, and enjoy the quiet of the early morning. I'll take some time to write before... Read more

  • THIS ROAD CALLED LIFE

    12/2/2019 4:38:05 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Finally home

    12/1/2019 11:49:25 PM, by MNABOY

    The family reunion was fun but my children and grandchildren could not come so it was not the cat's meow, but fun. We are taking care of my brother's two dogs while his wife and he go to New Mexico to see her sister and then go to a big hot air balloon race and then come home. A Bucket List item for... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    12/1/2019 7:39:02 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    40 out very windy about 15 to 20 which made a good bite to the wind chill factor.... Read more

  • Filling in the Pieces: A New Plan

    12/1/2019 7:35:04 PM, by HEALTHYANDFIT27

    Some Current Challenges: 1. Weigh me every morning. Get over the reluctance I have about getting on the scale. Keep my weight front and center in my brain! 2. Portion control: Instead of two tablespoons of nut butter in the morning have one tablespoon on my English muffin or Ezekiel bread. ... Read more

  • LIFE

    12/1/2019 6:34:14 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Life is like a hot bath. The longer you stay in it The more wrinkled you get. 41 ... Read more

  • Uh Oh Oops!

    12/1/2019 4:22:48 PM, by JADETIGER7

    Looks like I backslid BUT I'm still in my size 20W down from 28W. I'm going to just get back up and back on track. Next size down is an 18W. I look in the mirror and still see someone huge. I went to my stepmom's brother's house for Thanksgiving. I overheard his wife say I didn't know she was THAT... Read more

  • Grateful

    12/1/2019 3:00:04 PM, by GRANNYJACKIE2

    I'm grateful to God for the many blessings He has given me. There are so many things He has done for me and given me that I cannot name them all, some of those blessings probably go unrecognized. Some of the blessings are the people whom I know or encounter. Some blessings are the things that happen... Read more

  • Cyber Shopping on Black Friday Sales

    12/1/2019 2:56:47 PM, by SHERYLDS

    I could not resist. Got myself a Cuisinart Griddler for less than half price from Bed Bath and Beyond. $99.99 value for $47.99....not too shabby a bargain. plus free shipping and I got it today...Sunday via FedEX. Whoa 224 grilled veggies....here I come Eggplant and red peppers... Read more

  • 12/1/19

    12/1/2019 2:00:54 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Hard to believe that it has been more than a month since I posted a blog. Time is at a premium. We spent an almost normal holiday. Brad and family came in town Thursday morning and met us at my brother's house for Thanksgiving. First time the grandkids all met and played together. Reminded me o... Read more

  • I’m tired!!

    12/1/2019 12:42:51 PM, by OPTIMIST123

    Physically yes a little but I’m tired of pretending and competing. I have been doing StepBets. Actually got to within 4 days of a pretty six figure jackpot and fell asleep in my chair at night 114 steps short for the day. I had already used my rest day doing the same thing the night before. Who fall... Read more

  • Sunday, blizzard Sunday

    12/1/2019 12:18:18 PM, by PICKIE98

    It is here. I did way too much outside for almost an hour,, I am out of breath, but glad I walked to the mailbox and shoveled a bit, scraped DD car off and got the layer of ice off her windows. I am finished for the day however, I did too much.... Read more

  • Decorations

    12/1/2019 11:49:39 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    A bunch of trees up and decorations to be applied. I think I will hire someone to take it all down after Christmas.... Read more

  • I’m tired!!

    12/1/2019 10:37:43 AM, by OPTIMIST123

    Physically yes a little but I’m tired of pretending and competing. I have been doing StepBets. Actually got to within 4 days of a pretty six figure jackpot and fell asleep in my chair at night 114 steps short for the day. I had already used my rest day doing the same thing the night before. Who fall... Read more

  • Let's try again. Sick and even heavier

    12/1/2019 9:11:55 AM, by PHOENIXRISING12

    It is hard to believe that I have been on this site for 10 years and I am heavier than ever. I had a real wake up call 3 weeks ago when I fell flat on my face. Literally! broken nose, split lip and broken tooth. I am scared to walk anymore. I don't know my body. If I don't turn this around I never w... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 274 - Functionally Fit

    12/1/2019 7:39:22 AM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - Notification on my phone reminded me that Classical Stretch was coming on in a few minutes. Alright, middle son had awakened me several times through the night... I'm awake... may as well exercise. This episode was on posture, lengthen and strengthen. Warm up got the blood flowing, St... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    12/1/2019 6:36:07 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Making Granola!

    12/1/2019 6:04:43 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I'm heating up the oven and making some low-sugar granola. The maple syrup is optional. I love it for the great flavor that it adds. A little goes a long way! 4 It's a great addition to my breakfasts and snacks. I use it as a cereal and also on my greek yogurt. 8 cup dry Oatmea... Read more

  • CHANGE THE FORMULA

    12/1/2019 4:58:42 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • I'm Doing Something Different This Year

    11/30/2019 11:18:33 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    I know my Grand-daughters well enough to be able to buy certain items for them that I know they will like for Christmas. I bought 4 books and a video of "Everything you have ever wanted to know about French Bulldogs," for Elizabeth who is 12 years old. She wants a French Bulldog and we have... Read more

  • Peabody Ducks

    11/30/2019 11:04:36 PM, by LIL-VIXEN

    If you have ever visit Memphis, Tennessee and gone to the Peabody Hotel you should know the story of the Peabody Ducks. But just in case you don’t. It started back in 1930 when two friends, having a little too much Tennessee whiskey, decided to put some live decoy ducks in the fountain at... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    11/30/2019 6:04:33 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Unseasonably warm day at 68, walked... Read more

  • Lack of cravings. Is it possible?

    11/30/2019 5:14:45 PM, by CTUPTON

    Something has changed! For over 5 weeks now I have been able to stick to a food plan because my cravings are not killing me. Never before have I felt like this. I sure hope it lasts. chris... Read more

  • Pessimists, optimists, engineers

    11/30/2019 4:09:27 PM, by UNDERGROUNDGEEK

    The PESSIMIST says the glass is half empty. The OPTIMIST says the glass is half full. The ENGINEER says the glass is twice as big as required. ... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 273 - Challenges or Choices

    11/30/2019 1:37:51 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - A challenge implies that something my be difficult. Now a choice, that is usually between two things, clearly defined and simple. This past Thanksgiving I had no regrets. Choices were clear, easy and I thoroughly enjoyed the dinner and being with family. Grateful - That I l... Read more

  • Surprise

    11/30/2019 11:01:20 AM, by JUSTA123

    So , I've been feeling not my self and , feel like I've been gaining weight, so this morning , I decided to weigh myself, imagine my surprise, when the scale read the same as at Dr office. Granted I'm not really dieting, just trying to eat healthier and keep moving, but it seems I'm so conditioned t... Read more

  • Rivalry Saturday

    11/30/2019 9:35:00 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Rivalry Saturday Good clean old fashioned hate! University of Georgia is ranked number 4 We, Georgia Tech are ranked about number 137 Oh well, that is why God invented alcohol!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/30/2019 9:30:47 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Science Saves Lives!

    11/30/2019 6:15:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    I'm sure that my life is much healthier because of science. I stopped smoking before 20 because science proved that smoking caused heart disease. I changed my diet because science proved that a low sugar and low carb diet is healthy for people who have Type 2 Diabetes. I drink 8 glasses of wat... Read more

  • WE'RE HUMAN

    11/30/2019 4:21:29 AM, by RCLYKE

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  • Black Friday...........

    11/29/2019 11:43:32 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    When I was younger, I used to go to the Mall on Good Friday. We lived about 40 miles from the Mall, so whether we went or not was totally weather-dependent. I always went with a girlfriend and usually my Mom went along too. One year, the weather changed while we were in the stores and the temp... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    11/29/2019 7:12:21 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Another cold rainy day, went to Wal-Mart black Friday, place was almost empty of shoppers. Picked up 6 $12.00 led shop lights. Spent savings on power cords to hook them up. Walked... Read more

  • 2019 Goals

    11/29/2019 7:12:21 PM, by TOMSTONE1

    Another cold rainy day, went to Wal-Mart black Friday, place was almost empty of shoppers. Picked up 6 $12.00 led shop lights. Spent savings on power cords to hook them up. Walked... Read more

  • Baking and breathing

    11/29/2019 4:47:48 PM, by PICKIE98

    I geared up energy today to bake four dozen tarts for giving. I am now too pooped to participate. Whew.... Read more

  • Daily Highlight 272 - Leftovers

    11/29/2019 2:27:33 PM, by NANCY-

    Highlight - One great thing about Thanksgiving is leftovers! Warming up dinner is not cooking in my book. Love the "Heat and Eat" and no pie in the house. Will be making a corn chowder tomorrow. The pressure is off and I can focus on other things like letting my fingers do the walking throug... Read more

  • Black friday

    11/29/2019 12:40:16 PM, by JUSTA123

    Hope everyone had a great thanksgiving, it was a very nice day , Today will be spent relaxing , I don't do Black Friday, unless on computer, to many crazies in the parking lots 40 . Doing some laundry , to burn up some calories, and that's about it!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/29/2019 12:33:50 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Change

    11/29/2019 9:50:32 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "Change your thoughts and you change your world." ~ Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more

  • Great News!

    11/29/2019 6:36:54 AM, by MISSA526

    I'm so happy! My new liver numbers came in and.... They're perfect 224 ! They were all over 500 last time and now they're in the normal range! I ct way back on drinking and stopped taking all over the counter painkillers, ever those prescribed to me. The only issue is constant migraines. like... Read more

  • A Good Thanksgiving

    11/29/2019 5:31:22 AM, by SNUZYQ2

    Hi everyone! I'm officially a Thanksgiving-buffet survivor and have lived to tell the tale. It was a church potluck buffet with all the trimmings and the tables (4 long tables) laden with fabulous foods of every kind. My normal reaction would have been to stop dead in my tracks and just stare the... Read more

  • Setting Happier Traditions

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