HAPPY-DESTINY's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=HAPPY%2DDESTINY HAPPY-DESTINY'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/ Road Trip! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6069036 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/64f7336f-053f-4477-b25c-5ceb2712b7b6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> OK . . So . . It's not to Disney Land but Disney World . .! <BR> <BR> The road trip starts tomorrow morning (Friday the 15th) and return on the 24th! <BR> <BR> <BR> I will be driving rather than flying . . So I will be well hydrated for the trip! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/803188f5-9a26-4ddb-9d02-ad7c63056676.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> So . . I will try to check in ... Thu, 14 Jan 2016 04:15:54 EST Lincoln-Kennedy Link . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6067207 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ae9b3f20-78a6-4599-8481-aff15fc255ce.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Have a history teacher explain this if they can. <BR> <BR> Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. <BR> <BR> John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946. <BR> <BR> Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860. <BR> <BR> John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960. <BR> <BR> Both were particularly concerned with civil rights. <BR> <BR> Both wives lost a child while livin... Mon, 11 Jan 2016 23:02:22 EST The Healing Power of Fear . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6064565 The Old Pecan Tree . . <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fdf36680-5e03-4f73-900c-c8fe59cbc7d0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> On the outskirts of a small town, there was a big, old pecan tree just inside the cemetery fence. One day, two boys filled up a bucketful of nuts and sat down by the tree, out of sight, and began dividing the nuts. "One for you, one for me, one for you, one for me," said one boy. Several dropped and rolled down toward the fence. <BR> <BR> Another boy came r... Sat, 9 Jan 2016 04:04:37 EST Morning Moaning . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6062398 I am getting 6 teeth extracted in the morning . . <BR> <BR> I am having pepperoni pizza for dinner as my foods will all be liquid for the next week or so! <BR> <BR> Glad I have a Nutri-Bullet . .! I will just have to strain it to remove particulates like blackbeery/strawberry seeds and such . . <BR> <BR> But I am honestly looking forward to the work.. <BR> <BR> In a few weeks I will be fit for a partial . . then implants and connectors . . <BR> <BR> Then STEAK! <em>496</em> Wed, 6 Jan 2016 18:39:02 EST A year in review! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6058488 "Santa" needs to shave! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/85c585de-9d45-408d-8ee2-5fa11325247d.png"> Sat, 2 Jan 2016 23:15:10 EST Thank you . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6053837 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fec13d64-0d31-4ce5-8b86-83188d307f59.jpg"> <BR> <BR> This is to those of you whom held me up when I was at my lowest! Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:24:41 EST Sabbatical . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6044505 I am taking a sabbatical from SP.. <BR> <BR> My son died yesterday Tue, 8 Dec 2015 20:46:12 EST A Moment of Reflection . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6043761 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dfd83c3b-2509-4e25-ab92-400b60cb0dc2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> If you have a candle . . Please light it and take a moment to reflect. <BR> <BR> Reflect on all the people in your life. Those that are with you now and those that have gone. Whether they have moved away or you are no longer in contact with. Those that have passed on and those that are just a faded memory of an era gone by. <BR> <BR> Reflect on their lives and the contributions they gave... Mon, 7 Dec 2015 11:39:28 EST Light One Candle! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6029025 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/df293bc4-56d8-4204-a3f0-a763057de134.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It is that day again! <BR> <BR> Every year on this day . . I light one candle. I have been doing this since 1995. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6c3328c5-5f0d-4883-af9a-2d4647c51bd5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today Joshua would be 27 years old! <BR> <BR> This year it seems more difficult to write than as in years past. I lit his candle at midnight. I always stay awak... Mon, 9 Nov 2015 01:19:38 EST Do . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6019691 'Do . . or don't do . . there is no try!' ~Yoda~ (Empire Strikes Back) <BR> <BR> 'Attempting to do it . . is doing it ' ~Yogi Berra~ <BR> <BR> 'In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.' ~Yogi Berra~ <BR> <BR> Just do something! <BR> <BR> <BR> Fri, 23 Oct 2015 05:25:19 EST F E A R . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6019112 It has been said . . . <BR> <BR> 'Fear' is between your ears! <BR> <BR> There are a few ways to look at F E A R <BR> <BR> False <BR> Evidence <BR> Appearing <BR> Real <BR> <BR> It can make you want to . . <BR> <BR> Forget <BR> Everything <BR> And <BR> Run <BR> <BR> Yet there is a solution . . . <BR> <BR> Face <BR> Everything <BR> And <BR> Recover <BR> <BR> Follow <BR> Every <BR> Achievable <BR> Resource <BR> <BR> <BR> We face fear everyday . . all of us . . <BR> <BR> <BR> . . . ... Thu, 22 Oct 2015 02:15:06 EST Question for all of us. . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6018039 Now that we have determined what are goals are for the next year .. <BR> <BR> <BR> . . . . And we established what we would do if we knew we would not fail... <BR> <BR> <BR> . . . The question that remains is . . . <BR> <BR> <BR> What are we waiting for...? <BR> <BR> Go For It! <em>381</em> Tue, 20 Oct 2015 08:11:58 EST What Would You do . . .? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6017341 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b8e6bfca-0bad-428d-8b19-233a56fe2c06.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Please feel free to share . . I would be honored to know . . ! Mon, 19 Oct 2015 05:36:15 EST Goals? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6016812 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a7f0381d-106e-498b-b0df-78e2b74008c3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Feel free to make a plan here . . . I would be glad to know! Sun, 18 Oct 2015 02:52:09 EST To Lori . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6012998 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/67ff67bc-fb24-45a4-b69c-0b39b3fea9d5.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dcd27e70-7ae4-482a-8afa-d7f4f38333fc.jpg"> <BR> <BR> A tribute for you . . <BR> We grew up together.. we were pals and playmates. Our parents chatted and played poker as we would sit and listen to their stories of Life and people they knew. So many stories of the people from the Norwich Shoe Factory and your Dad talked of all the milk he picked up ... Sun, 11 Oct 2015 05:44:34 EST In Reflection . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5992489 <BR> My heart does not know where to start to tell you the story of how my heart nearly stopped. We whom have had children all know those thoughts and fears of losing a child. There was a day 2 years ago this week when I learned that my 27 year old son had died in a tragic accident. He was struck by a fallen tree. He was helping a friend cut down a tree in the yard when the tree twisted and hit him. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d08dc8a0-b4b4-4acf-b551-21ec90b... Mon, 7 Sep 2015 06:37:40 EST St Baldricks . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5895563 As some of you know .. I lost my 6 year old son to leukemia in 1994. Life has given me another opportunity to enjoy what might have been! <BR> <BR> This organization is dear to my heart in their mission and vision for children! <BR> <BR> Our 8 year old daughter is shaving her head to help raise money to find a cure for childhood cancer. She has wanted to do this for over a year. Your donation to help this great cause would be appreciated. Thank you! <BR> <BR> stbaldricks.org/participants/... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:42:01 EST No Apologies . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831052 I do hope this blog is not in bad taste for some. This is an open blog in response to an email I received sent to me in regard to my post on December 7th 'Light one Candle' <BR> <BR> First and foremost.. I am hurt that a person would find a blog about my son's death so "Grotesque in nature and Appallingly written" I did not write the blog to "glorify his death" to quote from the email. <BR> <BR> The intent of my blog was to share his life as I have done on here for a few years now. Though ... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:12:24 EST Light one Candle! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829109 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l494531277.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Another year has come and gone for me.. and all of us. Yet sometimes the pain of yesterday still remains today. It would be nice to be the pain of a hard work-out or perhaps a broken bone. But the pain I have today is from a broken heart.. and I will take a broken bone if I could trade! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1583417882.jpg"> <BR> <BR> This is Joshua and I at Niag... Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:13:39 EST Light one Candle! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813874 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l508889676.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Another year passes by... Another year of memories being chafed by time .. fading in time and lapsing as moments pass. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l541559371.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Joshua would be 26 today and I always wonder what he would have become. Time has shown to me that I have no way of knowing just as my life today is not what I expected and not what I had planned. <BR> <BR> I ... Sun, 9 Nov 2014 22:48:14 EST Light One Candle! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5536964 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1258252713.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It is that day again! <BR> <BR> Every year on this day . . I light one candle. I have been doing this since 1995. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1528845084.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today Joshua would be 25 years old! What would have he become? What would he be doing? Would it be college.. would it be a Marine . . A police officer . . a janitor . . a taxi driver . . a school teacher ?... Sat, 9 Nov 2013 23:56:43 EST Thank you! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5529709 This blog is to say Thank you to all of you that wrote messages and emails ... it is for those that sent Spark mail and sent goodies to my page ...It is for those that wrote on my blog and posted notes and expressed your concern and condolences ... It is for those that sent emails to other members to rally support and prayers for me and my family .. it for those of you that cared and thought of me and prayed for me.. <BR> <BR> This is for you.. Thank you! <em>304</em> Fri, 1 Nov 2013 23:59:13 EST Spark Break http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5519544 To those that read my blogs and postings: <BR> <BR> I am taking a "Spark Break" for a little while. <BR> <BR> My 27 year old son was crushed by a tree and passed away. David is the fifth child of mine that has died . . and I am having a hard time dealing with it! <BR> <BR> I have contacted a counselor for a visit or two. <BR> <BR> At this point it is hard to eat and sleep even though I 'know' I should! I find no 'comfort' in food... I am upset and the food just irritates my stomach! <BR... Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:11:46 EST A Moment To Reflect! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5159313 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1044610739.jpg"> <BR> Today I would like to ask a favor. <BR> <BR> If you have a candle . . Please light it and take a moment to reflect. <BR> <BR> Reflect on all the people in your life. Those that are with you now and those that have gone. Whether they have moved away or you are no longer in contact with. Those that have passed on and those that are just a faded memory of an era gone by. <BR> <BR> Reflect on their lives and the contr... Fri, 7 Dec 2012 12:54:04 EST Light One Candle! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5130082 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1515159197.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Every year on this day . . I light one candle. I have been doing this since 1995. <BR> <BR> Below is a photo of a little boy sitting next to me in front of the waterfalls in Niagara Falls, Canada. His name is Joshua! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l180780763.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today, Joshua would be 24 years old. He was born November 9th ,1988 <BR> <BR> He was born healthy and hap... Fri, 9 Nov 2012 23:13:51 EST Attitude ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5089221 What Makes 100%? <BR> <BR> What does it mean to give MORE than 100%? <BR> <BR> Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%? We have all been to those meetings where someone wants you to give over 100%! <BR> <BR> What makes up 100% in life? <BR> <BR> Here's a little mathematical formula that might help you answer these questions: <BR> <BR> If: <BR> A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z <BR> <BR> Is represented as: <BR> 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1... Sat, 6 Oct 2012 18:06:24 EST Blood tests are in !! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4817614 My blood tests came back...ready??? <BR> <BR> Total Cholesterol: 162 Under 200 ! <BR> <BR> LDL: 82 Under 100 ! <BR> <BR> HDL: 58 Greater than 60 ! <BR> <BR> Triglycerides: 122 Under 150 ! <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>345</em> <em>236</em> Mon, 2 Apr 2012 21:57:25 EST Sad News! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4628152 <BR> Please join me in remembering a great icon of the entertainment <BR> community. The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection and <BR> trauma complications from being repeatedly poked in the belly. He was 71. <BR> <BR> Doughboy was buried in a lightly greased coffin. Dozens of <BR> celebrities turned out to pay their respects, including Mrs. Butterworth, <BR> Hungry Jack, the California Raisins, Betty Crocker, the Hostess Twinkies , <BR> and Captain Crunch. The gra... Fri, 16 Dec 2011 13:29:59 EST A Moment to Reflect http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4616897 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l351155346.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today I would like to ask a favor. <BR> <BR> If you have a candle . . Please light it and take a moment to reflect. <BR> <BR> Reflect on all the people in your life. Those that are with you now and those that have gone. Whether they have moved away or you are no longer in contact with. Those that have passed on and those that are just a faded memory of an era gone by. <BR> <BR> Reflect on their lives and the ... Wed, 7 Dec 2011 20:20:33 EST Light one candle! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4577616 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l151585664.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Every year . . I light one candle. I have been doing this since 1995. <BR> <BR> Below is a photo of a little boy sitting next to me in front of the waterfalls in Niagara Falls, Canada. His name is Joshua! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l47074652.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today, Joshua would be 23 years old. He was born November 9th ,1988 <BR> <BR> He was born healthy and happy and h... Thu, 10 Nov 2011 08:48:59 EST Red Skelton's Pledge of Allegience! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4080378 This was a recording of The Red Skelton Show January 14,1969 <BR> <BR> I remember watching this! <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZBTyTWOZCM&<BR>feature=related </link> Wed, 9 Mar 2011 23:29:00 EST A Moment To reflect! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3830497 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l476553553.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today I would like to ask a favor. <BR> <BR> If you have a candle . . Please light it and take a moment to reflect. <BR> <BR> Reflect on all the people in your life. Those that are with you now and those that have gone. Whether they have moved away or you are no longer in contact with. Those that have passed on and those that are just a faded memory of an era gone by. <BR> <BR> Reflect on their lives and the ... Tue, 7 Dec 2010 18:10:47 EST Hope! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3776350 Hope is an orientation of the Spirit, an orientation of the Heart. It is not a conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that it will make sense, no matter how it turns out ~Vaclav Havel~ <BR> <BR> Happy Birthday Joshua! I Love you as well as miss you! <BR> Wed, 10 Nov 2010 22:52:20 EST Texting while driving! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3364220 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l597725194.jpg"> Wed, 23 Jun 2010 17:18:42 EST Live is Life! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2828819 <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGikhmjTSZI&<BR>feature=related </link> Tue, 2 Feb 2010 00:22:17 EST Constant Companion! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2678864 I am your constant companion! <BR> <BR> I am your greatest asset or heaviest burden! <BR> <BR> I will push you up to success or down to disappointment. <BR> <BR> I am at your command. Half of the things you do might just as well be turned over to me , for I can do them quickly, correctly, and profitably. <BR> <BR> I am easily managed . . just be firm with me. <BR> <BR> Those who are great, I have made them great! <BR> <BR> Those who are failures, I have made failures! <BR> <BR... Sat, 2 Jan 2010 00:49:11 EST A Moment to Reflect! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2617985 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/4/5/b453380878.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today I would like to ask a favor. <BR> <BR> If you have a candle . . Please light it and take a moment to reflect. <BR> <BR> Reflect on all the people in your life. Those that are with you now and those that have gone. Whether they have moved away or you are no longer in contact with. Those that have passed on and those that are just a faded memory of an era gone by. <BR> <BR> Reflect on their lives and the con... Mon, 7 Dec 2009 21:50:52 EST Light one candle! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2548309 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/1/9/b192342183.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Every year on this day . . I light one candle. I have been doing this since 1995. <BR> <BR> Below is a photo of a little boy sitting next to me in front of the waterfalls in Niagara Falls, Canada. His name is Joshua! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/9/1/b914069781.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today, Joshua would be 21 years old. He was born November 9th ,1988 <BR> <BR> He was born healthy and happy and had... Mon, 9 Nov 2009 20:17:30 EST Be Yourself! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2466115 The Charlie Schultz Philosophy <BR> (Scroll thru slowly and read carefully to receive and enjoy full effect) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/9/5/b956814056.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the creator of the 'Peanuts' comic strip. <BR> <BR> You don't have to actually answer the questions.. Just ponder on them. <BR> Just read the e-mail straight through, and you'll get the point. <BR> <BR> 1. Name the five wealthiest people in ... Fri, 9 Oct 2009 14:33:01 EST Imagination! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2448229 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/4/1/b412716209.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Without this playing with fantasy <BR> no creative work has ever yet come to birth. <BR> The debt we owe to the play of imagination <BR> is incalculable. <BR> ~Carl Jung~ <BR> <BR> <BR> Everything that happens, comes first from the imagination. All that you have ever accomplished, you first visualized in your mind. What do you imagine when you think of your future? Do you see the problems, the thin... Sat, 3 Oct 2009 00:47:34 EST 18 months on SparkPeople Today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2406910 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/7/3/b738170889.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I feel as though I stand in a forest. I look to my left,"Is it there?" I ask myself. I look to my right and behind me. Is it there I wonder? I look toward the Heavens and cry out, "Where did it go?" <BR> <BR> I look behind this tree. .then that tree . .then another. I look below the the fern that waves in the breeze. I look fervently under the blanket of crown vetch. Is it here? Perhaps over there? <BR> <BR> Ahh . .... Thu, 17 Sep 2009 09:58:25 EST Birthday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2400588 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/7/4/b740989354.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Guess who turned 3 yesterday!! Tue, 15 Sep 2009 02:58:11 EST Nature! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2349489 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/9/1/b911510656.jpg"> <BR> <BR> “One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it transcends speech; it is the bodily symbol of identity” <BR> <BR> ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~ <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/6/5/b65319334.jpg"> <BR> <BR> “Nature is not human hearted.” <BR> <BR> ~Lao Tzu~ <BR> Wed, 26 Aug 2009 21:49:15 EST My Blood Work! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2259567 <em>244</em> I was driving on my way to a conference when my cell phone rang, it was my Primay nurse calling to tell me my bloodwork was processed and ready! <BR> <BR> Tryglicerides = 96 Down from 196 January '09 <BR> <BR> HDL =38 <BR> LDL 90 <BR> Total =147 <BR> Ratio= 3.82 Sat, 25 Jul 2009 23:38:37 EST Cecil http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2035147 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/3/2/b323737808.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today is a day that I want to sit and reflect on. On this day in 1949, my eldest brother was born. <BR> <BR> He was stricken with mild form of Polio that weakened his legs. He wore braces until around 7-8 years old. Our parents said at that time they couldn't slow him down when the braces finally came off! <BR> <BR> We didn't grow up in the best of conditions. We had a wood stove and an out-house and a 20 fo... Tue, 5 May 2009 11:18:26 EST To Juanita! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1898632 “A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.” <BR> <BR> ~Marion C. Garretty~ <BR> <BR> Today is your birthday and you would be 53! <BR> <BR> The days we ran through the grass and you taught me to ride a bike are gone forever. Yet their memory is forever etched in my heart and mind so strongly that time itself canoot prevail to remove them! <BR> <BR> You are gone from here and there remains a void in this universe and on this planet where you stood. Though you were moved ... Fri, 20 Mar 2009 23:43:01 EST Dreams from A to Z! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1667216 A - Avoid negative sources, people, places, things and habits! <BR> <BR> B - Believe in yourself! <BR> <BR> C - Consider things from every angle! <BR> <BR> D - Don't give up, and don't give in! <BR> <BR> E - Enjoy life today, yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come! <BR> <BR> F - Family and friends are hidden treasures. Seek them and enjoy their riches! <BR> <BR> G - Give more than you planned to give! <BR> <BR> H - Hang on to your dreams! <BR> <BR> I - Ignore those who try to d... Wed, 7 Jan 2009 03:55:14 EST A Moment to Reflect http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1599370 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/4/2/b426891563.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today I would like to ask a favor. <BR> <BR> If you have a candle . . Please light it and take a moment to reflect. <BR> <BR> Reflect on all the people in your life. Those that are with you now and those that have gone. Whether they have moved away or you are no longer in contact with. Those that have passed on and those that are just a faded memory of an era gone by. <BR> <BR> Reflect on their lives and the cont... Sun, 7 Dec 2008 06:48:15 EST (no title) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1557697 Happy Birthday Joshua! <BR> <BR> I love you and miss you!! <BR> <BR> Dad! Mon, 10 Nov 2008 00:02:58 EST To what extent... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1502924 I was at a meeting Tuesday night and I glanced to my right and I saw a woman sitting across the room. She looked vaguely familiar to me. So I turned to my buddy Jim and said, "Gosh, she looks familiar to me!" <BR> <BR> "Oh, he says, You may remember her from before you moved to Iowa, she has been here for a while!" <BR> <BR> I sat through the meeting racking my brain trying to place her! I asked Jim, "Did she lose weight ?" "Nope, he says, she has always been that size." <BR> <BR> All t... Thu, 9 Oct 2008 08:12:44 EST