GIVEUP30's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=GIVEUP30 GIVEUP30'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/ TRIP OF A LIFETIME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748546 HE WHO WOULD TRAVEL HAPPILY MUST TRAVEL LIGHT <em>388</em> <em>534</em> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:51:16 EST TREASURE YOUR CHILDREN http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5729781 THERE WOULD BE NO GREAT ONES IF THERE WERE NO LITTLE ONES <em>183</em> <em>90</em> <em>343</em> <em>204</em> <em>232</em> <em>251</em> <em>149</em> <em>296</em> <em>337</em> Tue, 1 Jul 2014 11:16:22 EST July http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5729058 Have a safe 4th <em>283</em> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:10:38 EST GRATITUDE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5728268 BE KIND AND ALWAYS GIVE THANKS FOR THE FRIENDLY ACTION <em>458</em> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 10:29:33 EST EXTENDED FAMILY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5727687 DISTANCE IS NO BARRIER FOR A FAMILY UNIT Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:08:46 EST COURAGE TO BE YOURSELF http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5727202 HAVE FAITH IN YOUR OWN ABLIITIES AND USE THEM WISELY <em>213</em> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:03:55 EST BUEATIFUL HORSES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726375 A LOVELY DAY RIDING THROUGH SURF AND ALONG COUNTRY LANES <BR> <BR> <BR> could't find country icon or a horse <em>276</em> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:27:22 EST SCHOOL DAZE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725553 DAYS THAT SHOULD BE FOR EVER TREASURED <em>440</em> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:58:28 EST DON'T BE AFRAID TO FAIL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5724657 IT IS BETTER TO TRY AND FAIL THAN NEVER TRY <em>386</em> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:36:20 EST HEROIC ACTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5724339 EVERYDAY PEOPLE CAN PERFORM THE MOST HEROCI ACTS : <BR> <BR> <em>270</em> safe a life help someone stop <BR> <BR> <em>433</em> safe a life by driving safely <BR> <BR> <em>283</em> the fourth of July is coming up be careful <BR> <BR> <em>237</em> It is summer time watch for other who are in trouble <BR> <BR> <em>282</em> you can be the one who safes a life <em>41</em> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:57:23 EST BE AN INSPIRATION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723330 TO HELPS OTHERS ACHIEVE SOME OF THEIR DREAMS <em>189</em> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 10:44:07 EST TERRIBLE TWOS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722685 A LIFE STAGE TO SHARE WITH YOUR CHILD <em>183</em> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 10:26:58 EST BROADEN YOU HORIZONS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722133 EXPERIENCE ALL THAT THE WORLD HAS TO OFFER Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:46:00 EST CAT LOVERS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720737 TO PROVIDE COMPANIONSHIP FOR THEIR OWNERS. <BR> <BR> I LOVED SITTING OUTSIDE WITH MY CATS AND TALKING TO THEM...THEY LOVED SITTING ON MY LAP AND JUST WALKING AROUND AGAINST ME .... <em>239</em> <em>241</em> <em>240</em> <em>174</em> they are teddy bears Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:34:03 EST HEALING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720029 TRY TO REDUCE STRESS AND RELAX AS MUCH AS YOU CAN <em>351</em> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:18:24 EST FATHER'S DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718250 HAPPY FATHER'S DAY TO ALL THE FATHERS.... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 06:57:36 EST ADOPTION MEANS I LOVE YOU http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718121 THE CHANGE TO GROW UP IN A LOVING FAMILY ENVIRONMENT Sat, 14 Jun 2014 22:53:28 EST HUGGING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717438 WE FOUR HUGS A DAY FOR SURVIVAL <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:45:50 EST THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5716245 VIEWING THE WORLD WITH WONDER AND AWE Thu, 12 Jun 2014 06:31:49 EST DEFYING THE ODDS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715660 <BR> <BR> A lot of hard work can over come anything <em>9</em> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:29:19 EST GIFT OF GIVING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714913 <BR> <BR> <BR> Always give without expecting anything in return Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:05:00 EST HELP WITH PROBLEMS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714141 Do not be afraid to ask someone for a helping hand <BR> <BR> (isn't this what SPARKPEOPLE is all about?) Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:33:32 EST Hard Work http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712680 Hard Work.......this is the true...... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> TO PROVIDE A GOOD LIFE FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY Sat, 7 Jun 2014 11:19:26 EST Fair Play http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712068 Fair Play <BR> <BR> <BR> A REAL CHAMPION PLAYS FAIR AT ALL TIMES Fri, 6 Jun 2014 11:53:29 EST CREATING JOY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5711283 <BR> <BR> TO GIVE EVERYONE A FEELING OF HAPPINESS AND CONTENTMENT Thu, 5 Jun 2014 11:47:05 EST knee http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5694482 anyone have any suggestions about knee pain. <BR> <BR> Being throwing by a vehicle while crossing the street a couple months ago <BR> <BR> Doctors said the knee was twisted and sprained <BR> <BR> the pain is really bad can't walk on the leg because of the pain in knee. I do exercises the PT set up for me but not helping. <BR> <BR> I don't take drugs...that is why the doctors said when e-rays and MRI were looked at you have a healthy spine, and knees no arthritic <BR> <BR> T... Tue, 13 May 2014 22:22:34 EST changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5685640 hummm still having a problem with the changes can't find things oh me <em>24</em> Fri, 2 May 2014 10:07:27 EST help http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622239 how accurate are skinfold body fat test that use callipers? <BR> <BR> 100% .....98%---96%----90% <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> nothing is 100% so dicided against that.....??? <BR> <BR> <BR> THE ANSWER.........98% Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:07:44 EST what a day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5612584 went to church to help with a memorial from 12:30 to 5PM I am getting to where I don't think I can do these anymore. So tired.... <BR> <BR> Been doing this for years and enjoy it but oh me it's hard to say no.. <BR> <BR> Sat, 1 Feb 2014 22:58:30 EST Golden Rule http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5604627 What is the "golden rule" for weight loss? <BR> <BR> a. -----macronutrients must be in perfect balance <BR> <BR> b------ you must exercise 60 minutes per day, 7 days a week <BR> <BR> c------ calories out must exceed calories in <BR> <BR> d------you must drink 2 gallon of water per day <BR> <BR> e-------you must drink green tea with every meal <BR> <BR> I can get figure out a few are not right but not sure of others Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:08:57 EST picture http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5581956 I want to put up another picture icon where I have my eagle How do I do that??? <BR> <BR> I did it thank you Sat, 4 Jan 2014 13:53:23 EST 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5577106 <em>283</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!!! <em>232</em> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 20:27:12 EST collection http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5540186 Can anyone tell me who to call to get a collection agency to stop calling? <BR> They have been calling every weeks since Oct.. My grandson had an apartment and person below complained making too much noise. At 8PM would really be careful to tip toe didn't wear shoes. Well got a notice from landlord to get out by September 30th. on the first. Left third week end and came back to vacuum and was given a court paper. Went to court and judge said are you out the answer was yes. He s... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:50:50 EST Another year just about over........ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5525531 <em>403</em> <em>306</em> <em>390</em> <em>104</em> <em>41</em> <em>214</em> <em>319</em> <em>220</em> Here it is another year just about up and now on the 24 Nov. another anniversary to same man. Oh boy the pain but we keep going. YOU have too or you well not sure but you have to keep moving. We sure do that. WE haven't stopped going going doing things around house since we retired. Retirement isn't sitting in the rocking chair sitting on the porch like we thought.... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:33:05 EST Happy New Year http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5179795 Wish I could do this in beautiful color...... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> HAPPY NEW YEARS !!!!!! <em>220</em> Sat, 29 Dec 2012 11:55:45 EST Clackamas Mall http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5166336 I live 12 miles from the mall where and watching the news was so hard. Was glad I didn't go the day before my birthday. Do plan on going today for have an appointment. They said it was opening today after being closed for checking for people and cleaning up. You can't help but be nervous living so close. I feel awful for the three families. Got to go my husband want to get to the gym. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:05:20 EST Today is many years http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5164692 12-12-12 What does this stand for.....December the 12th month.....the 12th day....the 12th year.......yep another one for me.... <BR> <BR> many, many, many, many, many, many, many, I am not kidding that many years ago I had another 12-12- 12......What does this one stand for......12th month, 12th day, and was 12 years old...... <em>104</em> <em>492</em> had today for a birthday lunch.... <em>315</em> <em>311</em> I am still doing these things. <em>445</em> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 19:08:55 EST this is the last http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4914252 this will be my last blot for a while....leaving to go to first grandson's graduation in ID. and planning on traveling across the states to the last 11 states in the 48 USA . Not counting Alaska and Hi....just know will never get there. Montana, ND, Wisconsin, Michigan, WV., Co, Kansas, Ne, Ut., NV. Louisana.......not sure how the route will go..... but if visit them will have the 48 USA map done. You all take care now. <em>311</em> <em>237</em> Wed, 6 Jun 2012 07:01:08 EST stitiches http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4913878 got stitches out of back today and feel so much better but still have to wear bangaged covers. Some big growth and glad it's gone... Tue, 5 Jun 2012 21:38:06 EST Cast off http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4878520 Cast off and x ray taken and showed bones still not together. He said not going to put on another cast just going to tape fingers together. I asked why the x ray showed it not together and he said if I let it heal with cast he will have a stiff hand. He can't play for the next three week has to let it heal this way.....??? today he is just staying in house playing games with good hand. Sure is going to scare me as he goes to school. <em>198</em> Sat, 12 May 2012 17:05:02 EST Keep http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4873807 Keep the nice days coming.....I can do more outside and enjoy so much more how about you all..... <em>312</em> <em>311</em> Wed, 9 May 2012 11:13:18 EST Enjoy the sun http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4872166 What a nice two days <em>67</em> got to hang clothes yesterday. I also hung up my bed pillows out in the wonderful <em>67</em> OH how fresh......You know you should put your pillows in the dryer for 15 minutes every month to get them fresh up if you can't hang them on the line or put them out in the sun. Here we have 10 months of rain so when it is sunny boy oh boy do we love it......Enjoy everyone..... Tue, 8 May 2012 11:35:18 EST Back for orthopedic http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4859372 Took RT to orthopedic doctor today hoping to get this old white cast off and new clean colored one on. X-rays said NO.....if you believe they talk....LOL......no you know what I mean. He was disappointed. So to told the doctor and he said hey we can added color to the one you have on. His face lid up. Now has blue cast. over white one. Has to go back in a week to have more x-rays. These looked good today could see bones actually growing. Was really neat for us to get to see that. <BR> ... Mon, 30 Apr 2012 13:33:05 EST update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4849114 OH! I see I said I told my g..son......YOU all are so smart and understood.....I took.....anyway.....He had his surgery the 18th and still not feel up to par. Called doctor today and was told it will burn off and on under the white cast because it's the the of damage/breakage of bones putting them together. My goodness this was just because a base ball hit his hand the wrong way. It is so hard. Will go back in six days to have doctor look and see how surgery doing. Then I hear they have ... Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:50:16 EST Ouch!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4838267 Told my grandson to the family fun center Saturday and he went into the batting cage and all of a sudden the balls started coming really fast and his right hand got hit and the bat went up in the air and he doubled over and I got into the cage and got him out. His hand is broken bad. Has a half case on now. Was told would had to put him out and do surgery on it to put bones back. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 20:19:02 EST Tell me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4833224 I would like to know what state you are and when school gets out in your state? Fri, 13 Apr 2012 10:31:17 EST Warning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4813567 Not sure where all this is happening but here kids are putting tin foil, Drano and water in plastic bottle and putting them in driveways, on lawns and when you pick them up people are loosing fingers and the ones who got it to close to face well .....it is so awful pass this on to not pick up plastic bottles.... <em>18</em> <em>39</em> <em>24</em> <em>33</em> Sat, 31 Mar 2012 12:26:00 EST Health note http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4754874 put onions around your house in each room you are in and keep the flu away... <em>41</em> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 11:02:04 EST Time Change http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4568167 going to come home after soccer game in the afternoon and change all the clocks and watches....yucky!!!! <BR> <BR> I do beliveve we leave them for seven months for standard time now. It is now getting light outside here. <em>189</em> but really cold outside for my walk... <BR> <BR> Glad I could help my reminding you all. Yes ....Eve I have been trying to move to AZ. my hubby was born there and Az. is one of the states that doesn't change times.. <em>56</em> <BR> Yes, I want to move to... Fri, 4 Nov 2011 11:31:09 EST Have a wonderful day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4566358 <em>312</em> Thu, 3 Nov 2011 09:46:04 EST