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This came from a Friend. I thought some you might enjoy it. (:)

Saturday, December 30, 2006

In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth and populated the Earth with broccoli, cauliflower and spinach, green and yellow and red vegetables of all kinds, so Man and Woman would live long and healthy lives.

Then using God's great gifts, Satan created Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream and Krispy Creme Donuts. And Satan said, "You want chocolate with that?" And Man said, "Yes!" and Woman said, "and as long as you're at it, add some sprinkles." And they gained 10 pounds. And Satan smiled.

And God created the healthful yogurt that Woman might keep the figure that Man found so fair. And Satan brought forth white flour from the wheat, and sugar from the cane and combined them. And Woman went from size 6 to size 14.

So God said, "Try my fresh green salad." And Satan presented Thousand-Island Dressing, buttery croutons and garlic toast on the side. And Man and Woman unfastened their belts following the repast.

God then said, "I have sent you heart healthy vegetables and olive oil in which to cook them." And Satan brought forth deep fried fish and chicken-fried steak so big it needed its ow n platter. And Man gained more weight and his cholesterol went through the roof.

God then created a light, fluffy white cake, named it "Angel Food Cake," and said, "It is good." Satan then created chocolate cake and named it "Devil's Food."

God then brought forth running shoes so that His children might lose those extra pounds. And Satan gave cable TV with a remote control so Man would not have to toil changing the channels. And Man and Woman laughed and cried before the flickering blue light and gained pounds.

Then God brought forth the potato, naturally low in fat and brimming with nutrition. And Satan peeled off the healthful skin and sliced the starchy center into chips and deep-fried them. And Man gained pounds.

God then gave lean beef so that Man might consume fewer calories and still satisfy his appetite. And Satan created McDonald's and its 99-cent double cheeseburger. Then said, "You want fries with that?" And Man replied, "Yes! And super size them!" And Satan said, "It is good." And Man went into cardiac arrest.

God sighed and cre ated quadruple bypass surgery.

Then Satan created HMOs.

Thought for the day .

There is more money being spent on breast implants and Viagra today than on Alzheim er 's research. This means that by 2040, there should be a large elderly population with perky boobs and huge erections and absolutely no recollection of what to do with them.

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

HYACINTHBUCKET 6/7/2007 11:12AM

    Mar-see-A, I needed that laugh! I've been down alot lately and that made me lmao! Thank you Hon!

Hyacinth

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BEVERLEELYNN 2/20/2007 11:11PM

    THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST THINGS I'VE READ IN A WHILE, IT HAD ME CRACKIN UP SO HARD MY EYES WERE WATERING. THANKS FOR POSTING SOMETHING SOO FUNNY- WE ALL COULD USE A GOOD LAUGH NOW AND AGAIN.

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NINIVA 2/20/2007 6:02PM

    *snickering* *snorting* *rolling on the ground with uncontrollable glee!* *wiping tears from eyes* *snickering again*... This seems to be a cycle!

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WANNALOSELBS 2/20/2007 4:48PM

    I love your blog, thank you for posting it

debi

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JADORA 2/20/2007 4:34PM

    hahahahahahahahahahaha
thanks

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UNICORN_MOM 2/20/2007 4:25PM

    Thank you for your post! This made my day.

Good luck to you on your journey.

Tammy

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CRYSTALPHOENIX 2/20/2007 2:13PM

    Hehehe, that was excellent ^.^ I really enjoyed that lol

The thought for the day was funny as well :D

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LOSTNOMAD 2/20/2007 1:38PM

    Thanks for lifting my spirits with this today!

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POOHBEARKM 2/20/2007 1:14PM

  Loved it! Printing it off and referring to it often!

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LIVINGFOR2DAY 2/20/2007 1:10PM

  Very funny... made me smile :-)

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DANCETHEBEACH 2/20/2007 12:24PM

    Absolutely hysterical (but painfully true!) Thanks for sharing.

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JUBILANTJOYCE 2/20/2007 11:19AM

    I just have to comment on this Blog, I loved It! and will read it again for giggles!!
Your Mind is witty and very fun !
Jubilant Joyce

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Hello Everyone

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

i have been on this journey since april 06. i have made some strides and lost some and felt more fit. i have not come close to meeting my goal.

oddly enough i feel stronger about moving forward. i have never given up. i have taken a break. i have slowed down but never given up.

as i said when i first started this program. this is the first time in years that i have been this motivated and i continue to feel the power of my desire to be fit.

my point. sometimes we have to fake it until we make it. eat the mountain one bite at a time and etc.

i know i will reach my goal.

  
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ELLENIRENE 1/1/2007 9:18AM

    I know you will reach your goal, also. You have the determination.
I'm going to reach mine too, although, I don't know when. I'm so close yet so far away
Don't give up

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Good Morning

Sunday, December 10, 2006

2x a year i consitently get an upper respatory (sp) "something or the other." the second week i was on my new job i came down with my usual sniffy nose and etc. as usual, being ill throws me off of my exercise routine.

the other day i was reading one of the articles on Spark and there was an article about working out when you are sick. in short, it said "don't do it."

my point: whenever i have a concern or question Spark responds to it as if they were reading my mind. i know we all know this but this is wonderful website.

  


Good Morning

Thursday, November 30, 2006

just wanted to let you know that i am loving my new job. however, it involves being on the computer all day. i say this to say that i won't be able to respond to mail as quickly as i was doing before.

just want you to remember that i look forward to talking to you and providing and recieving support.

i am sending out lots of hugs, prayers and well wishes.

talk to you soon.

  
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ELLENIRENE 11/30/2006 9:54AM

    congratulations on your new job. It sounds like something I would like. I like the computer--think it's great.




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weight

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

i went back to Ohio this weekend to visit my youngest daughter. she has been on a weight loss program since last Oct. 05. she is not very tall, 5"2 but has a large frame.

she has lost a great deal of weight. she is 31 years old and looks very ill. her face is sunk in and you can see her bones.

the point to this blog is that we must be careful. we must remember that when we are at a healthy state we do not look sick. all of us want to reach a healthy weight but when we go too far it to takes it's toll on our body.

  


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