DEBBEV's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=DEBBEV DEBBEV's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Frappucchino Recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5244538 <BR> SCROLWAY DOWN <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1494195102.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Share on Tumblr <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Be the first to <BR> rate this recipe! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Nutritional Info <BR> Servings Per Recipe: 1 <BR> Amount Per Serving <BR> Ca... Sat, 9 Feb 2013 23:03:45 EST Thank you for your prayers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5230825 Thank you for all of your prayers on my behalf. LingLing & I are <BR> in! They have yet to do the back round check, but that's just a formality, I've got nothing to hide. LOL! I go back for the final interview Feb. 19 @ which time I need to bring in my SS card, birth etc., then if all goes, smoothly I should be moved by March 1 @ the latest!! Thanks again, it means so much to have friends to support & stick by you. <BR> <BR> Deb & LingLing Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:08:59 EST Kitty 10 comandments http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5205917 1. I am the lord of the house. <BR> 2. Thou shalt have no other pets before me. <BR> 3. Thou shalt not ever ignore me. <BR> 4. I shall ignore you when I feel like it. <BR> 5. Thou shalt be grateful that I even give you the time of day. <BR> 6. Remember my food dish and keep it full. <BR> 7. Thou shalt spend most of thy money on toys and gifts for me. <BR> 8. Thou shalt always have thy lap ready for me to curl up in. <BR> 9. Thou shalt shower me with love and attention on command. <BR>... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 23:27:16 EST What do you do when a good friend dies? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5202962 <BR> What do you do when a good friend dies? <BR> Do you lash out in anger and curse at the sky. <BR> Or grasp hard denial, the means of the weak, <BR> In an effort to kindle the comfort you seek. <BR> <BR> What do you do when a good friend dies? <BR> Once life's breath, so precious, gives the chest final rise. <BR> In haste you take blame, no other at fault, <BR> You kneel upturned earth and deem all happiness to halt. <BR> <BR> What do you do when a good friend dies? <BR> When with him t... Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:40:22 EST I adopted your dog today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5202918 I adopted your dog today… <em>46</em> <BR> The one you left at the pound; <BR> The one you had for ten years <BR> And no longer wanted around. <BR> <BR> I adopted your dog today… <BR> Did you know that he’s lost weight? <BR> Did you know he’s scared and depressed <BR> And seems to have lost all faith? <BR> <BR> I adopted your dog today… <BR> He had fleas and a little cold; <BR> Guess you don’t care what shape he’s in <BR> — You abandoned him I am told. <BR> <... Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:13:58 EST Chester, the amazing peeing dog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5184323 <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAuigwcQeGI&<BR>eurl=h </link> <em>246</em> Tue, 1 Jan 2013 16:33:10 EST A forever home http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4629459 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l149660971.jpg"> <BR> <BR> On Oct. 22, 2011 (after a reasonable mourning period for BooBoo, which is really not over yet even tho it's been 6 months today since he was euthanized) I adopted a young male Siamese cat, "about" one year old, from the local shelter. Within a week or so I could see signs of him settling in nicely. This pic. was taken only 3 days ago, less than 2 months later. It looks as he is very much @ home now. I'm so glad. Sat, 17 Dec 2011 18:38:43 EST PLEASE!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3928060 READ <link>www.snopes.com/computer/virus/hereyo<BR>uhave.asp </link> Sat, 15 Jan 2011 16:53:56 EST Anyway http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3783608 MountainWings A MountainWings Moment <BR> #2099 Wings Over The Mountains of Life <BR> ----------------------------------------<BR>--------- <BR> <BR> Anyway <BR> ======= <BR> <BR> People are often unreasonable, <BR> Illogical and self-centered. <BR> Forgive them anyway. <BR> <BR> If you are kind, <BR> People may accuse <BR> You of selfish motives; <BR> Be kind anyway. <BR> <BR> If you are successful, <BR> You will win some false friends <BR> And some true enemies; <BR> Succeed a... Sun, 14 Nov 2010 18:38:28 EST At long last .... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2560995 I'm finally going to move, out of Al. I've lived here almost 40 years now, in one low income housing apt. after the other. Each one worse than the last. My Mother has been supporting both my son & herself for three years, but now .. well she just can't do it anymore. So she put a lean on her (paid for) home & bought my son & I a house in Southaven, MS! No more low income apts. for me! The closing was yesterday @ noon. The house is all ours. My family is working toward getting me moved in by t... Sat, 14 Nov 2009 14:05:56 EST For you animal lovers out there! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2559830 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Happy Thanksgiving!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> How many dogs does it take to change a light bulb? (see each breeds' answers below) <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. Golden Retriever: The sun is shining, the day is young, we've got our whole lives ahead of us, and you're inside worrying about a stupid burned out bulb? <BR> <BR> <BR> 2. Border Colli... Fri, 13 Nov 2009 22:43:51 EST Closing date http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2547082 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/1/1/b115437894.jpg"> <BR> OK, here I go again. I'm going to crow about moving. I know that some of you may be just beginning to wonder if I'm really going to move. I DON'T BLAME YOU IN THE LEAST!! In fact, even though, deep down, I had no doubt that I would move, that tiny little seed of doubt was trying to sprout . <BR> <BR> But now, believe it or not (& I'm still pinching myself) HUD has @ long last set a closing date! Friday, Nov 13 & 12... Mon, 9 Nov 2009 12:26:52 EST Vegetarian Diet Chews Up Excess Flab http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2530950 Vegetarian Diet Chews Up Excess Flab <BR> Lacto-Ovo-Vegetaria n Meal Plan Helps Men and Women Shed Pounds By Charlene Laino <BR> WebMD Medical News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD <BR> on Tuesday, November 14, 2006 <BR> <BR> <BR> Nov. 14, 2006 (Chicago) -- Where's the beef? Just forget it -- and the chicken and fish, too. <BR> Researchers have found that people who stuck to a vegetarian diet for at least one year lost more weight than those on a standard low-fat diet. And they shed consi... Tue, 3 Nov 2009 12:21:39 EST GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2518225 Well, even though all the correct papers are now in the hands of HUD lawyers he simply WILL NOT be rushed into setting a closing date, darn HUD anyway! It looks after all like we might even be here for Thanksgiving. My DIL & her hubby cannot even begin to put down flooring, shutters, install the washer/dryer/dishwasher, have utility's turned on or anything until Now 14, & then they will only have weekends to do it as they both work. <BR> <BR> Deb <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/8... Thu, 29 Oct 2009 15:29:48 EST PROBLEMS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2503675 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/9/4/b942119784.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Frustrated <BR> <BR> <BR> We are buying our house in Southaven, MS from a government agency, H.U.D., the Department of Housing & Urbin Development to be exact. We had only 48 hours to put in our bid & gather $1000. This was done on 22 Sept., In the next day or 2 we were told we had won the bid & that we would probably be able to move in at least by... Sat, 24 Oct 2009 01:10:04 EST One heck of a dog trainer! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2489447 <link>www.wagreflex.com/2009/07/one-heck-o<BR>f-a-dog-trainer.html </link> Sun, 18 Oct 2009 23:06:14 EST my house http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2454707 We found a house in Southavnn, MS. <link>www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-d<BR>etail/1960-Custer-Drive_Southaven_MS_3<BR>8671_1113003365 </link> . It is at 1960 Custer Dr., 38671. I will have my own home!! <em>104</em> <em>244</em> <em>224</em> .But, I'm not sure that I even know what it is to own a home, I've been renting old, broken down apartments, on the cheapest real estate that could be found, in the worst neighborhoods for all but 40 years. But now, I'm moving into my very own ho... Mon, 5 Oct 2009 16:28:51 EST The at first leaf is a jerk! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2420994 Maybe we should "leaf" things alone (groan)! <BR> <BR> <link>www.yahoo.americangreetings.com/ecar </link> Tue, 22 Sep 2009 19:37:42 EST I'm soooo outa here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2409051 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/9/5/b958126252.jpg">My son called me tonight, he lives in South Haven, Ms (N.Ms.) He has invited me to come live up there! Naturally, I accepted, but very calmly, for 2 reasons. One is the obvious, he's my son, & as such was expected to. But,second, I don't want him to know that I want out of here, even more than he does not want Mother there, if that's possible. He's 38 & unmarried, need I say more. LOL <BR> <BR> I don't even feel like I owe thi... Fri, 18 Sep 2009 01:11:52 EST Peace & Serenity in the midst of major stress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2405182 The housing project can be, for the residents part, violent in nature. One resident in particular has started multiple fires, one inside of the building, & worse yet, just across the hall from me!!Cut a visitors arm with a box cutter! But it really hit home BIG TIME, when he said to me " If you keep that up, someone's going to hurt you! Don't ask me what "that" is. I don't have the money to move, I'm on SSI. & besides my housekeeping record is not good, so they would not have me in any of th... Wed, 16 Sep 2009 16:36:22 EST Footprints in the Sand http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2387548 <link>www.footprints-inthe-sand.com/index.<BR>php?page=Poem/Poem.php </link> Thu, 10 Sep 2009 01:42:41 EST Chester the Amazing Peeing Dog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2223263 Prepare to Laugh Till You split Your Sides <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAuigwcQeGI&<BR>eurl=h </link> Sun, 12 Jul 2009 19:59:23 EST HAPPY 4TH of JULY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2202552 http://www.jacquielawson.com/viewcard.asp?<BR>code=1893915903286&source=jl999 <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/3/3/b335883803.jpg"> Sat, 4 Jul 2009 15:12:11 EST Francis Scott Key http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2200847 The history behind the Star Spangled Banner <BR> <BR> Have a HAPPY & SAFE 4th! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/4/9/b49689984.jpg"> Fri, 3 Jul 2009 17:12:24 EST ~ 10 Commandments for Dogs ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2148911 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/7/6/b762870455.jpg"> <BR> ~ 10 Commandments for Dogs ~ <BR> <BR> <BR> From a Dog's Point of View <BR> <BR> 1. My life is likely to last 10-15 years. Regular separation from you will be painful and can even cause depression. Think before you buy me. <BR> <BR> 2. Give me time to understand what you want from me don't be impatient, short-tempered or irritable. <BR> <BR> 3. Place your trust in me and I will always trust you back, respect is ear... Sun, 14 Jun 2009 02:34:11 EST Big news ... TWICE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1994249 Do you remember, about a year ago I told you that I had 2 big sores on my left leg that kept me from doing just about everything? The wound Care Dr. has pronounced them healed as of 3 weeks ago!!!!! I was so happy, & wanted to share my joy with everyone on spark people, right then. @ that time, & @ this,I feel such a sense of freedom . After almost 60 years of battling with my circulation problems, @ about 2 years of being able to do just about nothing for myself, & having had an operation on... Tue, 21 Apr 2009 20:35:19 EST Next?!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1596812 YEAHH, I did have 2 large, open ulcers on the side of my right calf. I changed my bandage this AM & one of them is healed up. I have been going to the Dr. for about 6 month trying to get that one (of the 2) ulcer to heal. Finally, as of this AM .... IT'S HEALED! This staying in bed 85% or more of the time, is boaring, but it's paying off BIG TIME! <BR> <em>30</em> <em>2</em> <em>104</em> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> I spoke to soon, but it's definately smaller! Fri, 5 Dec 2008 02:48:44 EST Here we go again. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1568912 Tomorrow I go back to the vascular surgeon's office to have my right leg operated on. Last month it was my Left leg. What is called the Great Saphenous vein was bad & has to be Blocked off in both of them. But it is an office procedure, & I'll Probably be back on line Monday Evening or Tuesday. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/8/2/b823330123.jpg"> Sun, 16 Nov 2008 20:59:41 EST Update on leg surgery http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1504316 I can't wait (till it's over). The surgery to restore all but normal circulation in my left leg was originally scheduled for Oct. 29, but this morning they called me from the surgeon's office & said that there had been a cancellation, Tuesday Oct. 14 @ 8:45 AM. They won't knock me out, just sedate me, & that along with the description given to me as to what will & will not occur gives me cause for apprehension. As the schedule is now, the operation on the right leg will be Nov. 17 @ 2:45 PM. ... Thu, 9 Oct 2008 23:00:40 EST HELP !! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1446028 I AM HOPEING TO PAIR UP WITH A WW (FLEX) BUDDY OF A SIMILAR AGE (I'm 59) WHO WOULD BE WILLING TO SHARE DAILY FOOD JOURNALS WITH ME, I AM IN THE GROUP WW AT HOME, BUT THE SCALES ARE MOVING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION, SLOWLY BUT SURELY! <BR> <BR> Sun, 7 Sep 2008 18:12:42 EST IMPORTANT ~ S.O.S. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1204186 I need to enlist the help of all members, coaches, leaders, & Co Leaders <BR> Would you please find out for me if someone,in one of your groups, or maybe even you would like to lead L.C.R. Plus.( low carb recipes Plus)The person who said she was interested, seems to be more interested in other things. I no where near have the time it takes to lead a group. I go to vocational evaluation Monday - Friday. The handicapped bus picks me up between 7:30 & 8, I get there about an hour later, get off... Mon, 12 May 2008 22:36:36 EST A very memorable Easter Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1091732 I was Baptised today! On Easter Sunday Morning. Gotta love the symbolism you know, Easter = rebirth ... I have been baptized more than once, in as many churches, once as an infant in the Catholic church, confirmed in the Lutheran faith as an older child ,& once as an adult to please someone else. Now that I have been going to a Mennonite church for a little over 15 years, now, at 58, I want to be baptized into the Christian Church, FOR ME, because that's what JESUS & I want. <BR> Sun, 23 Mar 2008 16:46:26 EST If I Lose Just One Pound Each Week Of The Year http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1056081 If I Lose Just One Pound Each Week Of The Year <BR> <BR> By the first day of Spring <BR> I'd be 11 pounds lighter <BR> I'd have a new spring in my step! <BR> <BR> By Easter, <BR> I'd be 14 pounds lighter <BR> I'd be a cuter chick or bunny! <BR> <BR> By the first day of Summer <BR> I'd be 24 pounds lighter <BR> I'd feel so cool! <BR> <BR> By the first day of Fall <BR> I'd be 38 pounds lighter <BR> Let the pounds fall! <BR> <BR> By Thanksgiving <BR> I'd be 41 pounds lighter ... Wed, 5 Mar 2008 18:55:59 EST Our team is very sick http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1050931 Our small " cyber family" has slowly, but consistantly,drifted away for about the past 1-1/2 months. i have tried everything I know to get us back together. I have even sent Sparkmail to the team. last month was flu season, so I asked if everyone was OK. As it turned out, quite a few did have the flu in the family or themselves or both. OK, that was the middle of last month, & this is 2 weeks later.So yesterday, I sent out another Sparkmail. I know people are over the flu by now! It seems th... Mon, 3 Mar 2008 16:37:51 EST What happened ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1043283 Last Thursday I weighed 171.? & was quite elated that I had lost 4.5 pounds. This Thursday I got on the same scale, but was 13 pounds heavier! HUH?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Is that even possible? Thu, 28 Feb 2008 23:39:33 EST Cooking Conversion Guide http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1022978 SEE LINK BELOW FOR CONVERSION CHART. Wed, 20 Feb 2008 13:31:59 EST how to count daily & flex Points on SP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=988346 I track BOTH my weekly Flex points and my daily points on SP. here's how, I set my custom goal so that I can enter Flex pts as I use them. Plus I have MY NUTRITION set up to count my daily points. this was done by using the ENTER A NEW FOOD button. I have put in all the foods that I eat & am still adding. First you have to click on "DON'T SHOW MEAL PLAN", then click on "ADD A FOOD", then on "ENTER A FOOD NOT LISTED". This will bring up what looks like a blank NI label. In the top bar, you put... Tue, 5 Feb 2008 18:34:10 EST First Award http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=773659 On Wed. Oct. 3 I earned my YMCA (Fitlinx) cup. Fitlinx gives you points for each activity based on your weight, & duration of activity. I now have 15000 + points, @ 30000 I will have earner a sweat towel. looking foward to that. Fri, 5 Oct 2007 00:13:19 EST team co-leader http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=756329 This evening, JOYCEANNE2 officially accepted the position of co-leader on our team~ General Low Carb Recipes.Now there is someone to "Lead the Leader" LOL! Sat, 22 Sep 2007 20:05:40 EST