IAMAGEMLOVER's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=IAMAGEMLOVER IAMAGEMLOVER'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/ Algodones Sand Dunes Curvy Border Fence in So Cal. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6040706 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4dca31da-f48e-4544-89e7-c898ed8bb17c.jpg"> Tue, 1 Dec 2015 14:27:12 EST A turtle using a jellyfish for a ride through the ocean. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6040169 I didn't realize jellyfish were so big. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/94b0a173-3d03-405f-ad6a-5dd3e7e4401b.jpg"> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 18:10:31 EST The internal machinery for a watch by Patek Phillipe, who is one of the best watchmakers in the worl http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6039453 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/03c72813-1563-47b0-afa1-ae6f1420700a.jpg"> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 11:24:11 EST A wolf sculpture made out of pipe cleaners. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6038928 <BR> This is talent. I would love to have this in my living room. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f0cbf554-9c6a-43b3-bba6-b53d6cc0d325.jpg"> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:39:09 EST The deepest swimming pool in the world. 113 feet, 600, 000 gallons. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6038731 I am happy with 4-6 feet. I almost drowned as a child so I am afraid of going too much over my head. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/030538a4-94a8-4786-8059-e60b1f12c691.jpg"> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 20:17:57 EST Perfectly formed cubes of pyrite. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6037723 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ecaf3cc8-87dc-43e9-a1e9-2f7380d7a0db.jpg"> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:12:06 EST Coins stacks over the edge of a table. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6037392 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/53b5b729-3bab-417a-b532-c726e529707e.jpg"> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:13:39 EST An eclipse and sunset happening simultaneously. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6036703 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a4ca8526-119c-4ab9-b8f2-d5d545bd4fab.jpg"> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:15:35 EST Melted glass after a fire. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6036141 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/11517065-c12c-4237-b6ad-a609b4b2804c.jpg"> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 11:36:22 EST This is what is looks like before your baby teeth come out. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6035661 No wonder a baby cries when it teethes. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e673ebf9-35c7-43bd-8674-f673c72aa590.jpg"> Sat, 21 Nov 2015 11:40:02 EST GE’s new CT scanner. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6035134 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a24d4c32-3da1-4d53-ad08-98994342bfd0.jpg"> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 08:48:45 EST A building with spiraled bricks. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6034669 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/90f44203-3325-40aa-8c21-a97d871cb9e2.jpg"> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:55:48 EST Dubai in 1990 and in 2008. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6034192 Only a matter of 18 short years. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/acba66e2-19fc-406b-b0b0-245d8231ec90.jpg"> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:11:11 EST A lizard shed his facial skin all at once. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6033911 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5df70856-f47c-4c48-bc6d-5f0a73bdce34.jpg"> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 22:06:20 EST My dream last night. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6033040 <link>order.carlosbakery.com/menu/carlos-b<BR>akery-mohegan-sun </link> <BR> <BR> I spent at least 2 hours on the website last night looking at all the delicious, mouth watering, great tasting, fattening, artery clogging, butt padding desserts last night. Oh oh let's not forget expensive, extremely expensive. I even dreamed about this stuff last night. My son was small and we went to Carlos bakery for something. Paul wanted a cake, not a cupcake, a cake, that cost $400.00 I am not kid... Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:24:54 EST The Wounded Lion Sculpture which honors Swiss Guards that perished during the French Revolution. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6032471 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f13c9fe-def2-40ee-b0f0-667c84efad7b.jpg"> Sun, 15 Nov 2015 10:45:06 EST Amazingly realistic colored pencil drawing of a wave. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6031976 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/783382c2-c0fa-46d8-bd72-a71abce7ed18.jpg"> Sat, 14 Nov 2015 10:50:02 EST Sverd i fjell monument in Norway. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6031507 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b2048f4e-ae2d-40f7-9b5b-1e336e45f2e7.jpg"> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:03:48 EST Happy Birthday Dad http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6030851 You are 93 today Dad. What kind of parties do they have in Heaven? I bet you celebrate in style. You weren't much for birthday parties. Maybe it was getting older. I am the same way. I usually spend my birthday alone. Being born on New Year's Eve, you and Mom didn't do me any favors. You could have picked a different date,even the 30th. Vincent was born on your birthday. Chuck wasn't cooked enough to be born on New Year's Eve too. <BR> <BR> We all miss you so much. This time of ye... Thu, 12 Nov 2015 08:41:30 EST Manhattan today versus four hundred years ago. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6030427 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/60d360d7-d245-40d8-b4a8-2b55ab229640.jpg"> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 12:16:14 EST Bridge made out an old train car. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6029797 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a50cc6e9-33a1-4fbb-88ba-d5fe765ec7d0.jpg"> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 10:53:10 EST Space Mountain with the lights turned on. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6029296 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4922fcc9-f777-4226-843e-56650658ade0.jpg"> Mon, 9 Nov 2015 12:36:56 EST The shapes found inside a cabbage. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6028688 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/167faf42-489f-46ad-a4e0-90ac77ba2391.jpg"> Sun, 8 Nov 2015 11:24:30 EST Fukang meteorite. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6028228 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/64e20a0b-d3d6-4e23-84de-b76c1f5e7a71.jpg"> Sat, 7 Nov 2015 12:22:37 EST Human vision (above) and cat vision (below) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6027695 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d5ae69a-2c60-4a62-a204-0695ed8187f3.jpg"> Fri, 6 Nov 2015 10:30:32 EST 3D cast with ultrasound technology to help heal the bones faster. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6027150 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/453185b9-8387-4365-b144-30d9154d5079.jpg"> Thu, 5 Nov 2015 10:32:43 EST Icy water from above. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6026637 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/02ed03fe-c972-40b4-8af6-27efb96f6a56.jpg"> Wed, 4 Nov 2015 12:22:03 EST A lightning strike leaves it mark on grass. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6026084 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/79455bad-3969-4d42-93eb-2d6cb223f7be.jpg"> Tue, 3 Nov 2015 14:31:08 EST An eggshell with thousands of tiny holes drilled into it. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6025329 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/99dce0d1-3579-43eb-8597-570a562f4771.jpg"> Mon, 2 Nov 2015 11:19:40 EST Fireworks when a camera is refocused after the initial explosion http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6024788 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/00e0bfcc-c0cd-4232-97bf-6dd2a02a721d.jpg"> Sun, 1 Nov 2015 15:37:10 EST Happy Halloween http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6024135 <em>304</em> all for the prayers, and comments for my brother and family. I talked to Mike yesterday, or tried to, I can't hear him because he talks so soft and I am hard of hearing. He is still in the hospital but not in the ICU <em>244</em> <em>355</em> He still has the 2 stones and will be in the hospital until they remove them, blast them or whatever they will do. He was eating his lunch when I called and said he was a little hungry so that is good. I haven't talked to my Mom... Sat, 31 Oct 2015 10:36:28 EST Update on Mike http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6023711 On Tuesday my chore person drove me to my Mom's house to spend 2 nights. She is about 5 minutes from the hospital that Mike is in. My first question was "Are we going to see Mike." She claimed a sore throat but said for Chuck and I to go. I don't think she wants to see her son like that. We walked into the ICU and walking through those doors it was like a flashback to when my Dad had the bypass surgery. I just wanted to run and I could feel the anxiety creep into me. All the rooms were... Fri, 30 Oct 2015 12:19:18 EST My older brother, Mike http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6020371 Why does everything seem to happen to people who are good? This summer he was in the hospital for over a week with babesiosis, a tick disease. He was very sick. Three weeks ago he had a kidney stone that they had to put a catheter up his penis and break up that way. That was none to pleasant, and the kidney stone was huge and odd shaped. That is why they couldn't zap it or "bang" it out. Now they told him just 3 days ago that he had 2 more kidney stones but would have to wait until next... Sat, 24 Oct 2015 11:39:37 EST Yesterday's blog printed out. Now you can enjoy it like I did. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6017469 I couldn't find the article. I went to my facebook page and looked up my likes. I found it, but it is kind of small. It does tell the story though, with the pictures. Sorry about yesterday. I hope you enjoy it. <BR> <BR> <BR> A woman was walking down the street with her dog and saw the box, no different than any other box. Her dog sniffed the box with interest and her intuition told her to check it out. When she lifted the flap, she found the note, written by a child pleading for someo... Mon, 19 Oct 2015 09:42:54 EST One brave little girl http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6017208 I read yahoo home page when there is nothing else to do and I am bored. Sometimes there are some interesting articles on there. Tonight I came across this. It is sad, disturbing, and yet very emotional. How can anyone be mean to something so cute. A little girl has the brains to know an animal she loves is better off somewhere else. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.facebook.com/MEOWCatResc<BR>ue/posts/10153894807906756 </link> Sun, 18 Oct 2015 21:33:46 EST These Parking Morons Deserved What They Got http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6014827 I saw this on Yahoo and thought some of them were really funny. I hope you enjoy them too. <BR> <BR> <link>www.gleems.com/1067411/these-parking<BR>-morons-got-what-they-deserved/ </link> Wed, 14 Oct 2015 09:40:48 EST One lucky cat. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5996634 I was searching yahoo news and found this. <BR> <BR> <link>www.womansday.com/life/pet-care/a518<BR>98/what-these-garbage-men-found-in-the<BR>-trash-moments-before-incineration-wil<BR>l-break-your-heart/ </link> Sun, 13 Sep 2015 13:25:36 EST Did you know? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5992709 I found this on LIVEDAILY's Blog <BR> <BR> Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. <BR> <BR> Where is your cell phone? In my purse. I only use it for emergencies. <BR> <BR> Spouse? No, I have been divorced since 10/77 <BR> <BR> Your hair? Brown with some gray <BR> <BR> Your mother? 89 living in Vernon, CT <BR> <BR> Your father? passed away in 1993 <BR> <BR> Your favorite thing? Hugs, watermelon, day trips. weekend trips with my Mom, shopping <BR> <BR> ... Mon, 7 Sep 2015 12:28:55 EST Shopping is done, ready for Saturday. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924442 I went grocery shopping again today. Tuesday I bought the water because I had Albert, my choreperson. Buying six 24 packs of water is heavy lifting so I needed him. They are in the trunk of my car. Today I purchased the ice tea, ice cream, candy and my shopping. I didn't want the "junk" in my freezer afraid I would snack. Kit, my homemaker said I had to sample to make sure the stuff was good. No, I am sure the "junk" is just fine. I am calling it junk so I won't want it. <em>211</em>... Thu, 7 May 2015 19:37:50 EST My new adventure. Am I nuts? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923973 The flea market is slowwwwww. The first weekend I did ikay. The second weekend I made my rent and a little picket change. The third week I barely broke even. The fourth weekend I made zippo, nada, nothing, zilch, zero, not a penny and it cost me $50.00 for the space. This weekend I pulled in almost $100.00 but it cost me $60.00 now for the space because I purchase a refirgerator and I am paying an extra $10.00 for electricity. I am going to sell ice cream, water and soda, essentially co... Wed, 6 May 2015 23:09:05 EST Successful flea market. Pictures. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910389 I met so many nice people this weekend. Customers and vendors. My prices must have been low enough, I am trying to get rid of everything, because no one quibbled. I did have a lady ask for a deal because she purchased 3 Barbie dolls. You want all three, I will cut you a deal. I had another vendor come and buy all my paperweights. I had them for $2.00. You know he is going to resell them. I sold them all, 26 for $30.00. I didn't realize that until now. I gave those away. Oh well. T... Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:52:23 EST I will be back soon http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907658 On February 28th I wrote a blog and told SP members that I had to leave for awhile. I have been checking in and I have spun the wheel. There were times that I did disappear for over a week and then again for awhile because my computer was at Staples. What a mess that was. It is still not fixed. Their solution, even though I have a years contract for them to fix any problems, "It is 8 years old time for a new one." They had to reload Windows 7 3x's. Don't take your computer to Staples a... Wed, 8 Apr 2015 11:04:30 EST Taking a personal leave of absence http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884345 It has been awhile since I have blogged. I haven't had much to say or going on. I have been struggling with my diet and of course with exercise. I did have my eating on track and well, life happens unfortunately. I say sh*t hit the fan and I didn't clean up very well. It is really beginning to stink and I have to do something about it. <BR> <BR> It is going to take all my time, energy, strength, probably more than I have and my diet, sparkpeople, my nutrition and exercise just have to t... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:31:12 EST Can someone please explain this? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5856400 I am trying my hardest to find replacement exercise for the pool since my scholarship ran out in November. What is that saying? "You don't know what you have until it is gone." I didn't go when for the last few months and now I wish I that I could go. <em>198</em> I am such a dummy I don't even have my application in yet for a new scholarship. I think my head is hallow, I go to the hospital twice a week for physical therapy, but I seem to forget while I am there. I think subconscious... Sat, 17 Jan 2015 11:53:37 EST We had a great time in New York. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5846884 We so enjoyed yesterday. My favorite bus driver Les drove and welcome me on the bus with open arms. No kidding, I got a big bear hug and a Happy New Year, <em>383</em> when I got on the bus. I don't get that from my BF Gary, the tour director. It was raining cats and dogs when we took off from Manchester. We had a pick up in West Hartford. In West Hartford, seven people didn't show up. Wow, that is a lot. <BR> <BR> We stopped for breakfast about 10. There was a Cinnabon where we s... Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:41:04 EST My motivation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5844608 I have read this list often, and it does motivate me. So I decided to copy it into a blog instead of searching for it each time I needed it. I hope it motivates you too. <BR> <BR> I will be gone until Monday sometime to my Mom's. My UConn buddy. Really, I am her UConn buddy, she got me into it. <em>100</em> I am sleeping at her house in case it is bad in the morning, my niece will take us to the bus in her truck. I wouldn't be able to get out of my driveway and down the big hill in ... Sat, 3 Jan 2015 10:28:57 EST 2015 What do you hold? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5843110 Okay, so it is 2015. Who feels any different, who really cares? What is all the hype about? Everyone goes crazy with New Year's resolutions, that usually get dumped by mid February. We see it on sparkpeople every single year. From mid December on there is a rash of new members who want to lose weight for the New Year. Some post for about a week or so and then you never see them on the boards again. You think gee, I wonder what happened to so and so. I bet maybe 10 out of 100 people th... Thu, 1 Jan 2015 17:51:11 EST Maintained for two years. I picked todays date. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839969 It was Christmas day 2012 and the family had sat down for dinner. My Mom was pushing food on me, because according to her, horrors I was getting too thin. Of course once she said something everyone jumped on the band wagon. I wanted to lose another 10 pounds. That would be the weight I was after having Paul, my son. I thought about it, called my Dr., happened to have an appt. with a GI Dr. and mentioned it to her. She said she thought I was at a good weight and shouldn't lose anymore. ... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 15:43:31 EST OK so I'm not creative. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839345 As I have stated my Mom loves UConn girls basketball and therefore, loved my Christmas gift. Imagine my delight when I went to friendshiptours.net last night and found a trip to Mohegan Sun on March 7 for the ACC Finals and UConn is playing. There is my Mom's birthday gift. I took her last year, that is the first game I ever went to and I had a good time and enjoyed the game. I had to either equal or top her Christmas gift and I was worried because she loved it so much. Her eyes light up... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:29:12 EST My Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838519 I slept at my Mom's last night. I woke up this morning on the uncomfortable couch after an uncomfortable night and for a second didn't know where I was. We got home from my brother Mike's house and my Mom went to bed, and Chuck went upstairs to his room t do what ever he does up there. I know my Mom goes to bed at 10 which it was and reads for awhile but I wanted her to stay up and watch It's A Wonderful Life with me. We have the DVD. It was kind of like being at home because I was alone... Thu, 25 Dec 2014 21:24:07 EST