GOING2LOSENOW's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=GOING2LOSENOW GOING2LOSENOW'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/ Burning Calories- not just exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929255 At first I was disappointed that I didn't get on the treadmill yesterday, like I planned. Life happened instead, but it was a good thing. <BR> <BR> I spent 4 hours deep cleaning and reorganizing my kitchen. I went through every food product, threw out expired stuff, wiped down all the shelves, put new shelf liner in. Added more red accents and wall art to my cabinets. <BR> <BR> We live in a 1940s duplex, upstairs, the kitchen isn't much, but hubby has done a lot of customizing to make it ... Sat, 16 May 2015 19:27:52 EST First Week Back After Long Absence http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5901813 After hitting an all time low, I pulled myself up by the bootstraps and decided to get back on track and take control of my health. <BR> <BR> I am tired of feeling crappy all the time. <BR> <BR> I was tired of scale not cooperating. <BR> <BR> Since Tuesday, I have not had any diet soda, or alcohol- two biggies for me. I was depressed, and drinking more than I should. <BR> <BR> I have made a point of drinking at least 100-140 oz of water a day. ( Water and coffee in the morning are the on... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:14:23 EST Week 2 Pleasantly Surprised http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5305762 This has been a rough week emotionally for me. I didn't have any motivation to workout, so only did one day. Didn't have any outside merchandising work to get any physical exercise, so was not expecting to see any positive changes on the scale, but I was a good girl on got on the scale for my weekly weigh in. Imagine my delight to see that I am down 3.2 lbs this week! I was very happy indeed. <BR> I will try and keep it up again this week, and get more exercise in too! <BR> <BR> Take care,... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 22:03:12 EST First Week Back- Down 2.2 lbs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5296649 I am happy <em>224</em> with my progress. <BR> <BR> Rode my Exerbike <em>324</em> three times this week. <BR> <BR> Worked on making better choices. <BR> <BR> Result- down 2.2 lbs! <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> Tina Fri, 22 Mar 2013 21:43:03 EST New approach http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5295141 I am back at this once again. This time instead of setting my tracker to lose all the weight that I want to. I set it for 10% of body weight, So, I will feel like I am accomplishing something manageable, instead of the overwhelming long term goal. <BR> <BR> Hubby did buy me a recumbent exercise bike <em>324</em> , we found it at a yard sale still in the box, never opened or used for less than half price! It is now set up in my personal gym. And I have started using it, three times this w... Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:39:23 EST Week 1 - So far so good! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4887705 Well, I got on the scale yesterday, and I was very happy with the results- down 5.2 lbs!! WOOHOO~ Boy did I need to see that on the scale! <BR> <BR> The shakes taste good, and they keep me full. I am not hungry and find that I am not mindlessly munching! <BR> <BR> Some days, I had one shake some day two. I usually made a fresh salad for lunch if not a shake, and ate a good dinner. <BR> <BR> Ready to add some more exercise this week, had a rough weeks physically and emotionally, didn't d... Fri, 18 May 2012 18:46:48 EST Fresh Start- Enough is Enough already http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4875220 I can not keep doing this up and down, up and down yoyo. Its too frustrating and depressing. I am tired of not feeling well. Hiding from the camera, because I don't like what I see! <BR> I need something to seriously get me kick started in the right direction again. <BR> <BR> Today, I started my Very healthy shakes that are full of nutrients, and protein and taste WONDERFUL! I will have one for breakfast and lunch, and eat a reasonable dinner, and snacks. <BR> <BR> I like to eat my meals... Thu, 10 May 2012 09:32:16 EST Interesting Tidbits: about Water! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4785940 Interesting Tidbits: <BR> Why do people urinate (pee) so much at nighttime. <BR> Answer from my Cardiac Doctor <BR> - Gravity holds water in the lower part of your body when you are <BR> upright. When you lie down and the lower seeks level with the kidneys it is then that the kidneys remove the water because it is easier. <BR> <BR> Drinking water at a certain time maximizes its effectiveness on the body: <BR> <BR> 2 glasses of water after waking up - helps activate internal organs <BR>... Tue, 13 Mar 2012 17:00:21 EST My first set of goals for 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4649111 I decided that I need to make smaller goals so that they are more attainable and will keep me focused. <BR> <BR> My first goal is to lose 10% of my body weight. <em>7</em> <BR> <BR> My second goal is to make sure that I drink 100oz of water a day. <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> My third goal is exercise daily for at least 15-30 min. <em>311</em> <em>326</em> <BR> <BR> My fourth goal is to follow my healthy eating plan. <em>267</em> <em>258</em> <em>496</em> <em>53</em> <em>485</em> <... Sun, 1 Jan 2012 17:59:36 EST Wow- I logged 1631 miles in 2011! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4648320 I know that there were some days that weren't logged, but for the most my steps and miles were logged. <BR> <BR> 1,631.13 miles walked for 2011, that's quite a bit of walking. Wonder what 2012 will bring??????? <BR> <BR> That's 3,262260 steps! <BR> <BR> Tina Sun, 1 Jan 2012 12:32:24 EST Ending 2011 with a loss! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4646225 Just stepped on the scale <em>192</em> down 2 lbs! Great way to usher in the New Year. <em>409</em> <BR> <BR> I had a lot of ups and downs in 2011, so my weight followed suit, but I managed to drop 24 pounds. <BR> <BR> I moved 3400 miles in 4 days in February! Hubby and I started a new life adventure. We had our mini van, a small utility trailer, and 7 dogs ( 4 puppies 6 wks old at the time). <BR> <BR> We became the new owners of the local Curves in May, official owners in August (t... Sat, 31 Dec 2011 10:28:42 EST Cyberbike for Wii or Game Cube???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4637100 I first saw this back in July, and really wanted to get one. Well, Santa made an early stop to my house last night! I have one, hubby put it together and I have already tried it out! I love it! <BR> <BR> I was looking and don't see a team for this. I was thinking of creating one, but wondering if there was anyone else out there with one, or interested???? <BR> <BR> <BR> Let me know! <BR> <BR> Tina <em>316</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Merry Christmas! <BR> <BR> Sat, 24 Dec 2011 12:02:53 EST Happy Camper Pic included! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4620665 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l838102656.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today when I stepped on the scale I was down another 5.8 lbs and 6.25 inches, so in two weeks I have dropped 17 lbs and 13.25 inches. <BR> <BR> Hubby took me out for a date night tonight, and this was the picture he took! I actually like the picture, so decided to post it! <BR> <BR> I feel better! and I can start to notice a difference, which is nice. <BR> <BR> Tina Sat, 10 Dec 2011 21:30:51 EST Fresh Start Week 1 Recap http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4611737 can you say excited? <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> I stepped on the sscale, and restepped on the scale <em>192</em> several times- I was down 11.2 lbs <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> Got out the tape measure <em>7</em> 7 inches gone!!!!! <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> !! <BR> <BR> I have been drinking over 100 oz of water daily <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>194</em> <em>274</em> <em>274</em>... Sun, 4 Dec 2011 11:36:17 EST Frustrations- Time for Restart! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4603583 <BR> <BR> I lost 30 pounds in 7 months, working as a hostess walking 15-30,000 steps a day. I was feeling great. <BR> <BR> I was doing really well, then I tore the mensicus in my knee. Don't have insurance, can't afford surgery, so just have to deal with it. <BR> <BR> I had to quit my job, I was in so much pain, that I couldn't even handle 4 hour shifts anymore, left alone 12 hour ones. My knee got so swollen and painful, sometimes just give out on me. <BR> <BR> I have found a better ... Mon, 28 Nov 2011 22:30:34 EST You Know You Have Had Too Much Coffee When... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4517285 You Know You Have Had Too Much Coffee When... <BR> <BR> *Juan Valdez names his donkey after you <BR> <BR> *You get a speeding ticket even when you're parked <BR> <BR> *You grind your coffee beans in your mouth <BR> <BR> *You sleep with your eyes open <BR> <BR> *You have to watch videos in fast-forward <BR> <BR> *You lick your coffee pot clean <BR> <BR> *Your eyes stay open when you sneeze <BR> <BR> *The nurse needs a scientific calculator to take your pulse <BR> <BR> *You can... Mon, 3 Oct 2011 15:43:07 EST &#8206;12 Step Program of Recovery for Facebook http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4405701 <BR> <BR> 1) I will have a cup of coffee in the morning and read my <BR> newspaper like I used to, before Facebook. <BR> <BR> 2) I will eat breakfast with a knife and fork and not with one hand typing. <BR> <BR> 3) I will get dressed before noon. <BR> <BR> 4) I will make an attempt to clean the house, wash clothes, <BR> and plan dinner before even thinking about Facebook <BR> <BR> 5) I will sit down and write a letter to those unfortunate <BR> few friends and family that are Facebook -d... Wed, 3 Aug 2011 22:32:22 EST humor http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4376039 Bob was in trouble. He forgot his wedding anniversary & his wife was angry. She said, "Tomorrow morning, I expect to find a gift in the driveway that goes from 0 to 200 in 6 seconds & IT BETTER BE THERE!" When she woke up, she looked out the window & sure enough there was a box in the middle of the driveway. She ran outside to open it & inside she found a brand new bathroom scale. Bob has been missing since Friday. Wed, 20 Jul 2011 23:56:13 EST Wow! It Fit! Pics Included! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4353770 Tried on a dress, that I did not expect to fit, and oh my goodness- if fit!!! <BR> <BR> Hubby was speechless when he walked in and saw me in it! Said, I am taking you out to show you off! You look hot! ( Blushing) <BR> <BR> I have lost 19.8 lbs in the past 5 months, can't say that I have seen it, but others have commented and trying on a dress in a size that I haven't worn for a long time, made me realize, hey, I am making progress! Slow and steady wins the race! <BR> <BR> <img src="ht... Sun, 10 Jul 2011 20:01:20 EST Here's a Plan- Humor! LOVE IT! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4348771 Here's a Plan <BR> <BR> About 2 years ago my wife and I were on a cruise through the western Mediterranean aboard a Princess ship. At dinner we noticed an elderly lady sitting alone along the rail of the grand stairway in the main dining room. I also noticed that all the staff, ships officers, waiters, busboys, etc., all seemed very familiar with this lady. I asked our waiter who the lady was, expecting to be told she owned the line, but he said he only knew that she had been on board for th... Fri, 8 Jul 2011 07:26:29 EST Country song titles-humor http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4346511 Country song titles <BR> <BR> Readers of New York magazine were asked to invent country-song titles. Here are some entries: <BR> <BR> - Ain't No Trash In My Trailer Since The Night I Threw You Out <BR> <BR> - You Wanted To Get Hitched, But My Heart Is Filled With Whoa <BR> <BR> - Baked My Sweetie A Pie, But He Left With A Tart <BR> <BR> - I Lost My Honey Bunny On A Bad Hare Day <BR> <BR> - She Chews Tobacco, But She Didn't Choose Me <BR> <BR> - The Peach I Picked In Georgia Didn'... Thu, 7 Jul 2011 08:14:07 EST Great Truths about Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4340421 1. Raising teenagers is like trying to nail Jell-O to a tree. <BR> <BR> 2. There's always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to <BR> Look for it. For example, I am sitting here thinking how nice <BR> It is that wrinkles don't hurt. <BR> <BR> 3. Reason to smile: Every seven minutes of every day, someone <BR> In an aerobics class pulls a hamstring. <BR> <BR> 4. The best way to keep kids at home is to make the home a <BR> Pleasant atmosphere...and let the air out of their tires. <BR> ... Mon, 4 Jul 2011 12:04:04 EST People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4331509 People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. <BR> <BR> When you know which one it is, you will know what to do for that <BR> Person. <BR> <BR> When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need <BR> You have expressed. <BR> <BR> They have come to assist you through a difficulty, to provide you with <BR> Guidance and support, <BR> <BR> To aid you physically, emotionally or spiritually. <BR> <BR> They may seem like a godsend and they are. <BR>... Wed, 29 Jun 2011 21:05:29 EST The Danger Of Typos http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4308264 The Danger Of Typos <BR> <BR> A businessman from Wisconsin went on a business trip to Louisiana. Upon arrival, he immediately plugged his laptop into the hotel room port and sent a short E-mail back home to his wife, Jennifer Johnson, at her address, which began with JennJohn. <BR> <BR> Unfortunately, in his haste, he mistyped a letter and the E-mail ended up going to and address that began with JeanJohn, a Jean Johnson in Duluth, the wife of a preacher who had just passed away and was bur... Sun, 19 Jun 2011 11:18:24 EST Teacher and Student humor http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4301575 Teacher <BR> <BR> A teacher was giving a lesson on the circulation of the blood. Trying to make the matter clearer, he said: "Now, students, if I stood on my head the blood, as you know, would run into it, and I should turn red in the face." <BR> <BR> "Yes, sir," the boys said. <BR> <BR> "Then why is it that while I am standing upright in the ordinary position the blood doesn't run into my feet?" <BR> <BR> A little fellow shouted, "'It's because yer feet ain't empty." Wed, 15 Jun 2011 23:04:14 EST Why? ( humor) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4287769 Why do we press harder on a REM0TE control when we know the batteries are almost dead? <BR> <BR> Why do banks charge a fee on 'insufficient funds' when they already know there is not enough money? <BR> <BR> Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion stars; but have to check when you say the paint is still wet? <BR> <BR> Why doesn't Tarzan have a beard? <BR> <BR> Why does Superman stop bullets with his chest, but ducks when you throw a REV0LVER at him? <BR> <BR> Why ... Thu, 9 Jun 2011 12:16:10 EST Husband Quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4283397 Husband Quotes <BR> <BR> 1. I haven't spoken to my wife for 18 months. I don't like to interrupt her. <BR> <BR> 2. Marriage is a 3-ring circus: Engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering. <BR> <BR> 3. The last fight was my fault. My wife asked, "What's on the T V?" I said, "Dust!" <BR> <BR> 4. In the beginning, God created earth and rested. Then God created man and rested. Then God created woman. Since then, neither God nor man has rested. <BR> <BR> 5. Why do men die before their wives... Tue, 7 Jun 2011 14:33:58 EST Did I Read That Sign Right? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4280991 Did I Read That Sign Right? <BR> <BR> In an office: <BR> TOILET OUT OF ORDER...... PLEASE USE FLOOR BELOW <BR> <BR> In a Laundromat: <BR> AUTOMATIC WASHING MACHINES: PLEASE REMOVE ALL YOUR CLOTHES WHEN THE LIGHT GOES OUT <BR> <BR> In a London department store: <BR> BARGAIN BASEMENT UPSTAIRS <BR> <BR> In an office: <BR> WOULD THE PERSON WHO TOOK THE STEP LADDER YESTERDAY PLEASE BRING IT BACK OR FURTHER STEPS WILL BE TAKEN <BR> <BR> In an office: <BR> AFTER TEA BREAK STAFF SHOULD ... Mon, 6 Jun 2011 15:10:51 EST *Children Are Quick * http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4260828 *Children Are Quick * <BR> *____________________________________ <BR> * <BR> *TEACHER: Maria, go to the map and find North America . <BR> * <BR> *MARIA: **Here it is. <BR> * <BR> *TEACHER: Correct. Now class, who discovered America ? <BR> * <BR> *CLASS: Maria. * <BR> *____________________________________ ** * <BR> *TEACHER: John, why are you doing your math multiplication on the floor? <BR> * <BR> *JOHN: ** ** You told me to do it without using tables. * <... Fri, 27 May 2011 23:51:17 EST 9 Foods That Help Fight Belly Fat-Article from Real Age http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4244787 <link>www.realage.com/check-your-health/me<BR>ns-health/9-foods-that-fight-belly-fat<BR>?eid=1098955006&memberid=24502974 </link> Fri, 20 May 2011 07:26:34 EST Kid's Life Truths http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4229368 Kid's Life Truths <BR> <BR> 1. No matter how hard you try, you can't baptize cats. <BR> <BR> 2. When your mom is mad at your dad, don't let her brush your hair. <BR> <BR> 3. If your sister hits you, don't hit back. They always catch the second person. <BR> <BR> 4. Never ask your 3 year-old brother to hold a tomato. <BR> <BR> 5. You can't trust dogs to watch your food. <BR> <BR> 6. Reading what people write on desks can teach you a lot. <BR> <BR> 7. Don't sneeze when someone is cutting ... Fri, 13 May 2011 01:03:57 EST Dictionary for women http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4214071 Dictionary for women <BR> <BR> Argument (ar*gyou*ment) n. A discussion that occurs when you're right, but he just hasn't realized it yet. <BR> <BR> Airhead (er*hed) n. What a woman intentionally becomes when pulled over by a policeman. <BR> <BR> Bar-be-que (bar*bi*q) n. You bought the groceries, washed the lettuce, chopped the tomatoes, diced the onions, marinated the meat and cleaned everything up, but, he, "made the dinner." <BR> <BR> Blonde jokes (blond joks) n. Jokes that are short so... Fri, 6 May 2011 09:49:06 EST Murphy's Lesser Known Laws http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4213355 Murphy's Lesser Known Laws <BR> <BR> Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. <BR> <BR> He who laughs last, thinks slowest. <BR> <BR> Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine. <BR> <BR> Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't. <BR> <BR> Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool. <BR> <BR> The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability y... Thu, 5 May 2011 22:27:19 EST Clothing Victory http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4209232 I started a new job Feb 18, as a host at the local roadhouse- steakhouse. I had to have jeans ( haven't owned any for a couple of years). Wasn't the most fun I had, but did find a couple of pairs that were actually cute, and fit nicely, after an hour of trying on a zillion pairs! ( bonus- on sale!) <BR> <BR> Well, its getting warmer and I needed to get some capris, or shorts ( but not wanting to go there, my knees are not too pretty!!!! I tried on some capris, but they were like highwaters... Wed, 4 May 2011 09:21:05 EST Business Opportunity- Prayer Request http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4194752 Please keep us in prayer we are going to the bank tomorrow to see if we can get a small business loan- and become business owners of Curves. <BR> <BR> It is a great opportunity, already established with a clientele base. The owner is selling due to personal issues and making it very affordable. <BR> <BR> Thanks, <BR> Tina and Tom Wed, 27 Apr 2011 17:33:55 EST FITNESS QUOTES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4193267 A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths. <BR> Steven Wright <BR> <BR> A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket. <BR> Emil Zatopek <BR> <BR> A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. <BR> Paul Dudley White <BR> <BR> A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good nutrition program to help speed up my recovery. I focused on exercise and sta... Wed, 27 Apr 2011 01:24:10 EST Health and Medical Humor- keep smiling http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4190182 Did you hear about the two little kids in a hospital who were lying next to each other? The first kid leans over and asked, "What are you in here for?" <BR> The second kid said," I'm in here to get my tonsils out and I'm a little nervous." <BR> The first kid said," You've got nothing to worry about, I had that done to me once. They put you to sleep and when you wake up they give you lots of Jell-O and ice cream. It's a piece of cake!" <BR> The second kid then asked, "What are you... Mon, 25 Apr 2011 19:32:43 EST All I need to know http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4187655 All I need to know <BR> <BR> I learned from the Easter Bunny! <BR> <BR> Don't put all your eggs in one basket. <BR> <BR> Everyone needs a friend who is all ears. <BR> <BR> There's no such thing as too much candy. <BR> <BR> All work and no play can make you a basket case. <BR> <BR> A cute tail attracts a lot of attention. <BR> <BR> Everyone is entitled to a bad hare day. <BR> <BR> Let happy thoughts multiply like rabbits. <BR> <BR> Some body parts should be floppy. <BR> <BR> Keep you... Sun, 24 Apr 2011 18:13:00 EST Top Ten Reasons to Celebrate Easter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4181891 Top Ten Reasons to Celebrate Easter <BR> <BR> 10. You absolutely love the movie, "The Ten Commandments". <BR> <BR> 9. You look really, really good in yellow. <BR> <BR> 8. You just went on a low cholesterol diet and didn't want to waste all those eggs in the fridge. <BR> <BR> 7. You figure any Holiday that starts with a "Good Friday" can't be all bad. <BR> <BR> 6. You love to bite the heads off chocolate bunnies. <BR> <BR> 5. It's a good time to check out your neighborhood church and not... Thu, 21 Apr 2011 14:34:21 EST The Night Before Easter-cute poem http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4178633 The Night Before Easter <BR> <BR> 'Twas the night before Easter. All was calm and laid back. <BR> Fred, the mouse in the kitchen, snarfed down a late snack. <BR> The eggs were all dyed but still drippy and sticky... <BR> To be honest, they looked just a little bit icky. <BR> There were big jelly beans, chocolate bunnies and such, <BR> And as Fred stuffed his face, he sighed, "This is too much!" <BR> Phil and Rose were in bed watching late night TV, <BR> While munching saltines with low-sodiu... Wed, 20 Apr 2011 08:31:55 EST Need a laugh- check this out! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4172827 HIS: <BR> 1. Pull up to ATM <BR> 2. Insert card <BR> 3. Enter PIN number and account <BR> 4. Take cash, card and receipt <BR> <BR> HER: <BR> 1. Pull up to ATM <BR> 2. Check makeup in rearview mirror <BR> 3. Shut off engine <BR> 4. Put keys in purse <BR> 5. Get out of car b/c you're too far from machine <BR> 6. Hunt for card in purse <BR> 7. Insert card <BR> 8. Hunt in purse for tampon wrapper with PIN number written on it <BR> 9. Enter PIN number <BR> 10. Study instructions for at least 2 mi... Sun, 17 Apr 2011 21:58:20 EST Things I've Learned from My Children http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4170719 <BR> 1. Garbage bags do not make good parachutes. <BR> <BR> 2. A 3-year-old is louder than 200 adults in a crowded restaurant. <BR> <BR> 3. If you spray hair spray on dust bunnies and run over them with roller blades, they can ignite. <BR> <BR> 4. If you hook a dog leash over a ceiling fan, the motor is not strong enough to rotate a 42-pound boy wearing Batman underwear and a superman cape. It is strong enough, however, to spread paint on all four walls of a large room. <BR> <BR> 5. When... Sat, 16 Apr 2011 21:41:11 EST They are like the ten commandments to follow in life all the time. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4142365 They are like the ten commandments to follow in life all the time. <BR> <BR> 1] Prayer is not a "spare wheel" that you pull out when in trouble, but it is a "steering wheel" that directs the right path throughout. <BR> <BR> <BR> 2] So a Car's WINDSHIELD is so large & the Rear view Mirror is so small? Because our PAST is not as important as our FUTURE. So, Look Ahead and Move on. <BR> <BR> <BR> 3] Friendship is like a BOOK. It takes few seconds to burn, but it takes ye... Mon, 4 Apr 2011 19:46:16 EST My furbabies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4094378 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/8/l984949472.jpg"> <BR> Baby-Mama <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/5/l458709593.jpg"> <BR> Dexter-daddy <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/3/l932239659.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Goldie- one of female pups <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/0/l303426753.jpg"> <BR> Blackie- female pup <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l601714950.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Goldi... Tue, 15 Mar 2011 20:09:49 EST Unavoidable Laws of Life... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4085688 From the ArcaMax Publishing, Jokes Newsletter: <BR> http://www.arcamax.com/news/jokes/s-3599<BR>1-493070 <BR> <BR> <BR> When one wishes to unlock a door but has only has one hand free, the keys are in the opposite pocket. (Von fumbles law) <BR> <BR> A door will snap shut only when you have left the keys inside. (Yale law of destiny) <BR> <BR> When ones hands are covered with oil, grease, or glue, your nose will start to itch. (Law of ichiban) <BR> <BR> Your insurance will cover everythin... Sat, 12 Mar 2011 07:28:35 EST The Family Feud http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4060375 From the ArcaMax Publishing, Jokes Newsletter: <BR> http://www.arcamax.com/news/jokes/s-7134<BR>-284219 <BR> <BR> The Family Feud <BR> <BR> Here are some actual answers from contestants who have appeared on the game show Family Feud (Family Fortunes in the UK): <BR> <BR> Name something a blind person might use: a sword <BR> <BR> Name a song with moon in the title: blue suede moon <BR> <BR> Name a bird with a long neck: a penguin <BR> <BR> Name an occupation where you need a torch: a bur... Wed, 2 Mar 2011 12:13:54 EST WOW! What a whirlwind of a week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4026101 This month has been a crazy one for me. Hubby and I just drove 3400 miles across country in 4 days. Needed a fresh start on life! God has proven to us how Awesome He is.He got us here with blue skies and clear roads, and we beat the severe snow by hours! <BR> <BR> Within 48 hours we found housing that would accept pets! and today, which has been 8 days, hubby and I both had interviews this morning and were offered jobs on the spot! I start tomorrow and he starts Monday! ( we don't have savin... Thu, 17 Feb 2011 18:53:10 EST Weather Appropriate Blonde Joke! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4005476 As a trucker stops for a red light, a blonde catches up. She jumps out of <BR> her car, runs up to his truck, and knocks on the door. The trucker lowers the window, and she says, “Hi, my name is Heather and you are losing some of your load.” The trucker ignores her and proceeds down the street. <BR> <BR> When the truck stops for another red light, the girl catches up again. She <BR> jumps out of her car, runs up and knocks on the door. Again, the trucker lowers the window. As if they’v... Wed, 9 Feb 2011 22:51:18 EST This sums it up perfectly! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3986004 There comes a time in life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh, forget the bad, and focus on the good. So, love the people who treat you right. Pray for the ones who don't. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is part of LIFE...Getting back up is LIVING <BR> <BR> <BR> Someone had posted this on Facebook a couple of days ago, and I reposted it. It totally relates to stuff that my hubby and I... Thu, 3 Feb 2011 03:28:56 EST Advantages Of Being A Woman http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3982731 Advantages Of Being A Woman <BR> Why it's better to be a Woman! <BR> <BR> 1. We got off the Titanic first. <BR> <BR> 2. We get to flirt with systems support men who always return our calls, and are nice to us when we blow up our computers. <BR> <BR> 3. Our boyfriend's clothes make us look elfin & gorgeous. Guys look like complete idiots in ours. <BR> <BR> 4. We can be groupies. Male groupies are stalkers. <BR> <BR> 5. We can cry and get off speeding fines. <BR> <BR> 6. We've never luste... Wed, 2 Feb 2011 01:11:27 EST