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  • Talk To Yourself

    12/6/2019 12:32:15 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog: SP ~ Day 4977 Talk to yourself the way you'd talk to someone you LOVE! Til next time, 593... Read more

  • When Things Go Wrong

    12/6/2019 12:28:24 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    (Also known as the Don't quit poem) When Things Go Wrong by Author Unknown When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing ... Read more

  • Weather

    12/6/2019 12:14:21 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was a nice day, but might receive some rain this weekend. It is 59 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Party Time!

    12/5/2019 11:52:19 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Today is my birthday.... but the party I attended tonight had nothing to do with me.... my friend, another widow, was supposed to attend a fancy dinner party in Austin, and she didn’t want to make the hour drive each way by herself so she asked me to go with her... and we had a lovely time. Tr... Read more

  • Message

    12/5/2019 11:38:42 PM, by JAMER123

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  • Quotes for the Day 12/5/2019

    12/5/2019 10:10:46 PM, by SILVER1369

    A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. — Elbert Hubbard Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. — Henry Ford... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words to Ponder

    12/5/2019 9:37:12 PM, by JUDY1676

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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

  • 5th of December

    12/5/2019 9:33:09 PM, by NOCALORIES

    Good day start with bible study and making God important in my day. Went to the mall today and did my Christmas shopping. Accomplished over 7 thousand steps while walking through the stores. So glad to be home and enjoying Spark People.... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/5/2019 9:18:08 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I was so over whelmed with my work today, so I couldn't wait to get to gym to work off some stress. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • My life

    12/5/2019 8:13:42 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    My cardio workout today ... Read more

  • If "weight" didn't exist, how would you know if your body was healthy?

    12/5/2019 7:56:07 PM, by NECDOO

    1. My clothes would never be tight. 2. I would not feel swollen. 3. I would have smaller calves so I could wear cute high cut boots. 4. I would be able to do pullups un-assisted. 5. I can run a mile in less than 11 minutes. 6. My thighs would not rub when I walk. 7. My arms would ... Read more

  • Weather

    12/5/2019 7:50:07 PM, by GEORGE815

    Walking in the light rain... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/5/2019 7:49:45 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Water

    12/5/2019 7:49:10 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • 2019-12-05 Mind Blowing Optical Illusion Paintings

    12/5/2019 7:05:23 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    25 Mind Blowing Optical Illusion Paintings By Rob Gonsalves Robert Gonsalves, a Canadian artist,
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  • 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

  • Amazing New Cross-breeds That You Have To See To Believe

    12/5/2019 6:46:18 PM, by LOSER05
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  • peace day four. softness

    12/5/2019 6:28:54 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Light shines through the darkness. A softness of the landscape exists despite the stormy skies… “...but the basic message I’m trying to convey is that to the degree that each of us is dedicated to wanting there to be peace in the world, then we have to take responsibility when our own hearts a... Read more

  • Thursday December 5th

    12/5/2019 5:50:13 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    Here is hoping you find some of these moments in all the busyness of the season! ... Read more

  • Children

    12/5/2019 5:25:32 PM, by CKEYES1

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    12/5/2019 3:43:49 PM, by SHERYE

    Points to Ponder 1. How come we choose from just two people for President and fifty for Miss America? 2. How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage? 3. Why! is it that people say they "slept like a baby" when babi... Read more

  • Thursday, and had a fun morning

    12/5/2019 2:26:12 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Thursday, my least favorite day of the week, but this morning I had fun. Yes, that computer telemarketer called again this morning, and I told him right off that I was not going to talk about my computer with him or anyone else, and asked him for his name, Peter, well, yesterday it was Daniel, and ... 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

  • Day 339: It’s Really Hard

    12/5/2019 1:06:03 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "I have accepted fear as a part of life, specifically the fear of change, the fear of the unknown. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: Turn back, turn back; you'll die if you venture too far." (Erica Jong) Hello, my lovely friends! We are bracing for anothe... Read more


    12/5/2019 11:55:15 AM, by WHITEANGEL4

    I am heading to the island to do some more of my shopping for Christmas. As stated before, I am so excited about going and being able to take gifts to everyone this year. I love picking personal things for everyone. No on really needs anything special so I select the things they will like. I did ... Read more

  • Three Good Things

    12/5/2019 11:45:56 AM, by APPLEPIEDREAMS

    One of my daily tasks on my Spark home page is to write down three good things each day. I have done this exactly zero times in the six months or so that it has been listed. So, I'll start now. Three good things about yesterday: 1. Lunch with one of my boyfriends 2. Finding out I get an ext... Read more

  • Talk myself out of an excuse!

    12/5/2019 11:05:20 AM, by SUSIEMT

    This is a Premium coaching exercise: Talk myself out of an excuse. This may not quite fit but it happened to me yesterday. I had my menu planned out for the day which included a snack of Frito Lay's Munchies Cheese. I Planned one serving. It all fit into my plan, until I checked my nutrition. ... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/5/2019 10:43:40 AM, by ROX525

    Two hours treadmill complete. Have a lovely day.... 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


    12/5/2019 10:38:44 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had diabetic educator appointment doing ok go back next june so i am going to work hard trying to get to 70 next year hope things going to get better but down to 179 now happy for that enjoy your day love to all of you trying to take better care of myself 247 594... Read more

  • 12/05/19 Creative surrender

    12/5/2019 10:22:35 AM, by NANASUEH

    "The creative process is a process of surrender, not control." Julia Cameron "Our owners think they can fool us by rolling our pills in cheese. Do they really think we're that… OOO! Cheese ball!" Hugs The room was full of pregnant women and their... Read more

  • it's thursday

    12/5/2019 10:21:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to take it easy here. my daughter is back to school today. she just took it easy yesterday. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! it's snowing here this morning and it is okay with me and with my daughter. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/5/2019 9:51:27 AM, by KITT52

    Its up to you... 20 days till Christmas.....remember the real reason for the season.... ... Read more

  • Water Water....

    12/5/2019 8:53:43 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    It's amazing what water can do... 213 Right now our hot water has been turned off since yesterday, while the plumber's fixing and or replacing our hot water heater. 20 I'm using the microwave to heat up the hot water we need. The kettle helps too. At least we don'... Read more

  • Getting our walking in

    12/5/2019 8:52:14 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We’re making sure we get in three miles of walking every day, either at the gym or in different ports. Over two weeks left on the ship...gotta be self aware!... 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

  • 12/5/19 Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock. Sigmund Fr

    12/5/2019 7:42:27 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock. Sigmund Freud Quote of the Day The first wealth is health. Ralph Waldo Emerson Love Quote of the Day Who ever loved that loved not at first sight? Christopher Marlowe Art Quote of the Day If t... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    12/5/2019 7:28:44 AM, by RO2BENT

    Picked out cabinets and countertop for new kitchen, getting close, gotta pick out faucet and sink very soon!... Read more

  • Thursday's Laugh

    12/5/2019 7:04:17 AM, by BONNIE1552

    Me and the mini Snickers bars yesterday - don't ask, lol.... Read more

  • On the lighter side

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

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  • Happy Thursday

    12/5/2019 6:03:32 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Hope everyone is having a good week. The weekend is just around the corner. 386... Read more

  • 12-5-19

    12/5/2019 5:45:19 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • 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

  • Daily Affirmation for Thursday, December 5, 2019

    12/5/2019 3:47:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today, I invite life to dance." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Thursday

    12/5/2019 1:42:15 AM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Have a great day! ... Read more

  • 12-4-19

    12/5/2019 1:20:39 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I need some nice weather so I can run my monthly errands. I was planning to do them tomorrow, but the weather guessers are calling for rain in the morning and snow in the afternoon. That could make for a cold, damp, cloudy, gloomy day, definitely not the kind of day I want to take my body out in. I ... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 12/4/19

    12/5/2019 12:47:26 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    It poured here in So. Cal. for most of the day. I didn't want to go out but had some errands this morning. Of course, it stopped raining as I was driving home from my last stop. Of course! I was just glad to get indoors again. I got a good amount of homework done today and I'm confident I can be don... Read more

  • 1,111 Steps Away from 10,000 !!!

    12/5/2019 12:45:57 AM, by SHANTRA7

    Been walking since mid-morning, almost at 10,000 steps ! I need some new dumbbells so I can begin strength training, again.... Read more

  • Weather

    12/5/2019 12:16:21 AM, by ZRIE014

    It rained today and was in the low 60s. It is 59 outside and 68 inside.... Read more

  • Wed - Share: Find Your Positive Approach 12/04/2019

    12/4/2019 11:32:38 PM, by PLATINUM755

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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


    12/4/2019 11:17:40 PM, by JOANN25

    Nothing went as I had planned it. I had plans to go to a worship committee meeting and then work on my things. I had made their books yesterday and found some mistakes today so will spend a couple of hours tomorrow morning getting this straight. I planned to get my hair fixed but with the late w... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/4/2019 10:48:02 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did very well on my food choices today. Got my 120 oz of water down. Didn't make it to gym because my right knee is still bothering me. But I still did get in 17, 109 steps. So I don't sit still.... Read more

  • 4th of December

    12/4/2019 10:43:30 PM, by NOCALORIES

    My day went well. I started by enjoying studying my Bible and putting God first in my day. Enjoyed walking and being grateful for the goodness that I could see. The evening was spent at church and being inspired in the Christmas season.... Read more

  • Where's my parcel?

    12/4/2019 10:41:31 PM, by LITTLEWIND53

    I placed an order from a company in Victoria, BC I received an email saying that Canada Post had prepared a shipping label and would email me again once the package was turned over to them. Later that day I got the second email. It also said that said parcel would be delivered on Wednesday by the... Read more

  • Yikes! I Need a Plumber.... Again!

    12/4/2019 10:37:07 PM, by MCJULIEO

    In the category of When It Rains It Pours, I discovered another small lake in my yard... There I was, enjoying the beautiful 75 degree sunshiny afternoon, when I happened to notice a wet place in my side yard.... the closer I got, the wetter the ground got, until I could actually see the place... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    12/4/2019 10:16:48 PM, by GEORGE815

    Number off a bit. Should be better tomorrow.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    12/4/2019 10:15:44 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Water

    12/4/2019 10:15:07 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... 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


    12/4/2019 10:00:51 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well as we are going to my Sister's for Christmas I am getting gifts together. I have been sending grift card due to cost. Went today and found some lovely jams for her. Hubby and I were talking. I need to have room in the car for the gifts and our luggage. I am excited as I got one of the gift... Read more

  • Dec: day 4

    12/4/2019 9:50:30 PM, by MOMTOLJ

    I have lost 1 pound and stopped! I know what I'm doing wrong; snacks at night. So tomorrow forward, no more snacks and drink most of my water in day time. Want to lose .75 pounds by Saturday EEEEK!!!! 40 but I know 521... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words to Ponder

    12/4/2019 9:24:46 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Keep Going Strong

    12/4/2019 9:24:37 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog: SP ~ Day 4976 Dear Me, You've been through a lot. I know it's hard but I'm so proud of who you are. You are strong, brave, bright and smart and you were given the gift of a beautiful heart. So keep going strong and try not to stray. 247 Til next time, ... Read more

  • Day 4: It's a Cha-Cha

    12/4/2019 9:04:28 PM, by KENDRACARROLL

    “Optimist: Someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it’s a cha-cha.” ~ Robert Brault While we woke up to below freezing temperatures this morning the day redeemed itself and midday was sunny and very pleasant. I great fall day overal... Read more

  • My life

    12/4/2019 7:39:16 PM, by BIGRENTMAN

    Weights today ... Read more

  • From Lap Cat to Wildcat - What to Do When Your Cat Bites

    12/4/2019 7:35:51 PM, by LOSER05
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  • Peace Day three

    12/4/2019 6:57:38 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Bottom line, no food, no peace. But is there a way to foster our relationship with the items we consume day in, day out to promote peace? Can we approach each bite, each meal with wonder? Can we slow down to savor the flavors? To be in awe of the energy it takes to grow/produce... Read more

  • Old Age Sucks

    12/4/2019 6:01:50 PM, by CKEYES1

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  • Wonderful Wednesday, NOT

    12/4/2019 2:57:52 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Today hubby and I had to go to town and get pet food, so that meant Wally-World. E-Gads do I hate that place. I hope I got enough so that it is at least after Christmas before I have to go back. There is carts and people waiting in line clear backed up into the women's clothing, and they finally ... Read more

  • Day 257

    12/4/2019 2:53:49 PM, by DIAMONDWIFE2018

    Made it through our Thanksgiving yesterday. It was really great to see MIL. She is one of my favorite people. The Bon Appetit turkey turned out pretty good. I didn't eat too much but we do have a ton of leftovers and I am ok with that. We will eat them for a while and since I am back to being not th... Read more

  • Day 338: So Many Boxes

    12/4/2019 2:26:01 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Staying positive doesn't mean you have to be happy all the time. It means that even on hard days you know that there are better ones coming." (Author Unknown) Hello my lovely friends! It’s Christmas time and that means the decorations need to go up. It doesn’t look like I’m getting ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/4/2019 2:11:00 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • 12/4/19 Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Og Mandino

    12/4/2019 1:32:17 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Og Mandino Quote of the Day We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. Mother Teresa Love Quote of the Day Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be. Joh... Read more

  • 2019-12-04 Just in case you are looking for another Utube workout channel

    12/4/2019 1:10:09 PM, by 75HEALTHYME

    Online Workouts to Help You Get Back on Track Here are eight YouTube fitness channels to help you work off the turkey without going to a gym. Find the one that's right for you.
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  • 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


    12/4/2019 12:04:34 PM, by SHERYE

    What did the drummer call his twin daughters? - Anna one, Anna two...... Read more

  • Quotes for the Day 12/4/2019

    12/4/2019 11:52:34 AM, by SILVER1369

    We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it. — John Newton We may encounter many defeats but we... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/4/2019 11:36:00 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill complete. I would love to take a 3hr. nap. Can't as babysitting.... Read more

  • a

    12/4/2019 11:21:58 AM, by BEEBOP711

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  • Making time

    12/4/2019 11:09:21 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Starting weight: 312 Today's weight: 252 Goal weight: 165 What a crazy few weeks it's been. The start of Christmas markets means thousands of cookies being baked in my kitchen. I've finally reached saturation and made the decision to start looking for a commercial kitchen that I can r... Read more

  • Wednesday December 4

    12/4/2019 11:01:03 AM, by SISSYFEB48

    Today is the first of several tests to find out how my heart is doing. There is some minor valve leakage and moderate narrowing in the valves. I an also having some issues with swelling and fluid buildup. This all makes taking weight off much more difficult. Anyway, Holter monitor for 24 hours s... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    12/4/2019 10:54:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a challenging workout with my personal trainer at the gym yesterday and i feel good today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i'll be doing some of my christmas shopping today. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • December 4, 2019 - Music, music, music

    12/4/2019 10:47:08 AM, by DSHONEYC

    If you are in the San Diego area, come on out! I know it is a long shot...but maybe a Dreamliner could bring you in for the night!... Read more

  • 12/04/19 Your Path

    12/4/2019 10:21:39 AM, by NANASUEH

    "If your path is more difficult, it is because your calling is higher." "If I wanted a fat, bald guy to show up at my house with gifts, I'd do online dating!" Dear Tech Support: Last year I upgraded from Girlfriend 7.0 to Wife 1.0. I soon noticed that the... 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


    12/4/2019 10:12:36 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing went to gym this morning doctor changed my blood pressure pill and they keeping it high they are not doing good i know i am stressed out but my reading little to high around 150/80 so going to diabetic educator in the morning so she can see what i am talking about i f... Read more

  • Happy hump day ☀️

    12/4/2019 9:18:52 AM, by WILSOD1

    Happy hump day... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    12/4/2019 9:08:28 AM, by RO2BENT

    Daughter’s teeth still hurt yesterday, so no school today to get her back to the dentist. She was there Monday afternoon!... 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

  • Dangerous visitors...

    12/4/2019 8:46:04 AM, by TERRACOTTAGE

    I'm so glad that we don't live in N.Ontario anymore, as these two would be common visitors. Looks like someone is used to being fed... a VERY BAD idea. 198 As it is, we do see a pair of foxes and the odd coyote running down our street. It's why we don't have too many rabb... Read more

  • National Cookie Day

    12/4/2019 8:26:24 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    None for me. I am hearing Cookie Monster singing "C is for cookie, is good enough for me." How many young viewers of Sesame Street are now cookie-addicted adults thanks to that song? (smiling) Rainy day. That means I'll meet with Leslie Sansone a couple of times between my work projects toda... Read more

  • Some Days Are Diamonds

    12/4/2019 8:21:11 AM, by BESSHAILE

    And yesterday was one of them. First off, the weight thing - since so few of my blogs tend to be about that - which is why we all started here to begin with. I had a pretty good idea my weigh-in would be good since I'd stepped on the docs scale on Monday and my own home scale has been showin... Read more

  • Choose life!

    12/4/2019 8:15:09 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    There are some huge people on the ship, one person is the only one who can fit in an elevator that is supposed to hold nine. I understand it’s a head thing...but to choose to have health issues and die early is so sad. I wanted to tell everyone about Sparkpeople and beg them to choose to live!... Read more