IMAVISION's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=IMAVISION IMAVISION'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/ Mild Dehydration Is Felt Mentally Before Physically. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6463890 <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <em>91</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> for checking this information out. I truly do hope that it will be of help to someone along the line. <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a revisit blog from 2155 days ago. I decided to re-post it, because recently I have read no less than half a dozen to a dozen blogs where the authors h... Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:47:02 EST Procrastination as seen by Ima http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6448668 <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I have been mulling over the different forms procrastination can take since two gals here in “Sparkville” recently discussed/mentioned procrastination in blogs. Inflated gave me a ready chuckle when saying, “I joke that I put the ‘PRO’ in procrastination.” Now that is... Sun, 7 Jan 2018 20:25:37 EST Mystery of the missing "Diary Blog" solved! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6447285 <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Last evening, for a second time here in Sparkville, I found myself second-guessing my choice to put out such a long missive with my verbose ramblings. As I type along, while letting my thoughts flow, I am truly unaware of how long blogs become until after posting & ac... Thu, 4 Jan 2018 16:23:59 EST End of the year pondering...for a laugh or two! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6444550 <em>334</em> <em>20</em> <em>211</em> <em>246</em> <em>334</em> <em>20</em> <em>211</em> <em>246</em> <em>334</em> <em>20</em> <em>211</em> <em>246</em> <em>334</em> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> As I was lying in bed pondering the problems of the world, <em>432</em> <BR> <BR> I rapidly realized that it's the tortoise life for me! <em>134</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> If walking is good for your health, the postman would be immortal. <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> <BR>... Sat, 30 Dec 2017 00:16:28 EST Merry CHRISTmas 2017! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6443077 <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ycL<BR>aWymtKk </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446... Mon, 25 Dec 2017 01:03:13 EST Mission Accomplished & a CHRISTmas gift for you! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6440308 <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <em>446</em> <em>447</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Mission(s) = a term a treasured Sparkville friendly acquaintance, Linda, (a.k.a. IMUSTLOSEIT1) coined for domestic tasks she intends to accomplish that day = in addition to her normal daily chores on the farm. <BR> <BR> Now with that explanation given, I am ready to ... Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:25:45 EST Ima's More Recent News! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6433813 <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <em>195</em> <BR> <BR> I had not proofread this before posting it = I had not realized how long it was, so changed it to share highlights only. As verbose as I can be, I don't believe it prudent of me to put out overly long blogs, so to that end my edited/shortened version follows. <BR> <BR> M... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:15:06 EST Thanksgiving without Martha Stewart! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6432707 <em>427</em> <em>428</em> <em>430</em> <em>426</em> <em>429</em> <em>427</em> <em>428</em> <em>430</em> <em>426</em> <em>429</em> <em>427</em> <em>428</em> <em>430</em> <em>426</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I first shared the following back on November 22, 2013, after reading it gave me such a chuckle! I share it with y'all on this day in the year of our Lord 2017 with the hope that reading it will bring a smile to your face. <BR> <BR> May your Thanksgiving Day 20... Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:42:21 EST Habits That Hurt Your Skin http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6422227 <em>204</em> <em>202</em> <em>204</em> <em>202</em> <em>204</em> <em>202</em> <em>204</em> <em>202</em> <em>204</em> <em>202</em> <em>204</em> <em>202</em> <em>204</em> <em>202</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> We know what we need to do to take care of our skin. But what about habits & everyday behavior that may actually be causing damage. The following are fifteen things to avoid. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>204</em> <em>202</em> <em>204</em> <em>202</em> <em>204</em> ... Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:45:32 EST 10+ Of The Best Shots Of The 2017 Solar Eclipse http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6403214 <em>432</em> <em>67</em> <em>432</em> <em>67</em> <em>432</em> <em>67</em> <em>432</em> <em>67</em> <em>432</em> <em>67</em> <em>432</em> <em>67</em> <em>432</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.boredpanda.com/solar-eclipse-201<BR>7/?utm_content=inf_10_2558_2&utm_sourc<BR>e=facebook&utm_medium=link&utm_campaig<BR>n=socialedge&tse_id=INF_fe20f300882111<BR>e7a7253d7eefa2109b </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>432</em> <em>67</em> <em>432</em> <em>67</em>... Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:34:35 EST Attention: Dog & All Pet Guardians! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6401723 <em>200</em> <em>67</em> <em>239</em> <em>67</em> <em>200</em> <em>67</em> <em>239</em> <em>67</em> <em>200</em> <em>67</em> <em>239</em> <em>67</em> <em>200</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>203</em> Message from "American Dog Magazine"! <em>203</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Make sure to keep your dogs/pets IN THE HOUSE on Monday, August 21st, when the total solar eclipse passes over your area in the morning or afternoon. <BR> <BR> Any dogs/pets who a... Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:59:19 EST Vickie’s Words of Wisdom II http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6396159 <em>526</em> <em>525</em> <em>526</em> <em>525</em> <em>526</em> <em>525</em> <em>526</em> <em>525</em> <em>526</em> <em>525</em> <em>526</em> <em>525</em> <em>526</em> <em>525</em> <BR> <BR> Nine hundred & forty-four days ago, I posted my first “Vickie’s Words of Wisdom” blog. Today, I am inspired to share a few more of Vickie's gems = shared by her here in “Sparkville”. <BR> <BR> Vickie = Sunrise141 = the precious gal who started the "God Answers Prayer" Team... Sat, 5 Aug 2017 00:39:27 EST July 8, 1967 & July 7, 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6384828 <em>342</em> <em>67</em> <em>342</em> <em>191</em> <em>342</em> <em>181</em> <em>342</em> <em>67</em> <em>342</em> <em>191</em> <em>342</em> <em>181</em> <em>342</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> July 8th, 2017 = The anniversary of the day my beloved MrV & I first met exactly half a century ago come 1pm on the <em>128</em> ! We have plans to celebrate with a ride up through Ute Pass & a pleasant walk with our Little Gal in that much cooler air = we will be su... Sat, 8 Jul 2017 12:03:14 EST Don't let anyone (especially not yourself) tell you that you can't! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6372634 <em>268</em> <em>306</em> <em>9</em> <em>268</em> <em>306</em> <em>9</em> <em>268</em> <em>306</em> <em>9</em> <em>268</em> <em>306</em> <em>9</em> <em>268</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> , most sincerely, for checking this blog out! <BR> <BR> Since I first learned of Van Gogh's art, in my Freshman (in high school) art class, his paintings have been my favorite; although, I appreciate the work of many artists. <em>268</em> <BR> <BR> For ye... Thu, 8 Jun 2017 17:39:38 EST Dose of Wisdom From Michael Phelps http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6365323 <em>381</em> <em>15</em> <em>591</em> <em>9</em> <em>381</em> <em>15</em> <em>591</em> <em>9</em> <em>381</em> <em>15</em> <em>591</em> <em>9</em> <em>381</em> <em>15</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> "There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits." <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>591</em> <em>9</em> <em>381</em> <em>15</em> <em>591</em> <em>9</em> <em>381</em> <em>15</em> <em>591</em> <em>9</em> <em... Mon, 22 May 2017 19:54:06 EST For Christ Followers (My Christian Siblings) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6316574 <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I am currently being blessed beyond words to be doing the Matthew Part II Precept-Upon-Precept study with my Tuesday morning group. We do an hour & fifteen minutes of discussion (sharing insights given us by Holy Spirit, while doing the five days of homework) & then w... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:09:42 EST Leftovers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6291960 <em>759</em> <em>760</em> <em>761</em> <em>762</em> <em>763</em> <em>764</em> <em>767</em> <em>768</em> <em>770</em> <em>771</em> <em>774</em> <em>776</em> <em>778</em> <em>779</em> <BR> <BR> I have just read a blog by my sweet friend, Lynda, who talked about all the leftovers in her refrigerator. She shared that her husband is one to save leftovers with the idea of enjoying "that bit of rice" for lunch "tomorrow". Well, "tomorrow" does not seem to... Thu, 5 Jan 2017 13:54:41 EST Warning: Package Thefts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6263569 The following came from Crime Prevention Coordinator Merody Broom from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. The information shared could well pertain to any area of this country. Shared below is some helpful information to protect your packages from being stolen. <BR> <BR> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189</em> <em>189... Mon, 7 Nov 2016 22:32:15 EST Our Year of No Sugar: One Family's Grand Adventure http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6236667 <em>475</em> <em>222</em> <em>472</em> <em>484</em> <em>493</em> <em>468</em> <em>471</em> <em>476</em> <em>473</em> <em>262</em> <em>494</em> <em>76</em> <em>495</em> <em>467</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> The following short article caught my eye, because I successfully went without sugar three different times (for twenty-four months, for eighteen months, & for six months). I wished to see if the Schaub family's experiences mirrored my own. Many did! <BR> <BR> Phrase... Fri, 16 Sep 2016 04:32:05 EST #1 of 4 Best Comebacks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6229680 <em>246</em> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> If you ever testify in court, you might wish you had been as sharp as this policeman. He was being cross-examined by a defense attorney during a felony trial. The lawyer was trying to undermine the police officer's credibility. <BR> <BR> <BR> Q: 'Officer --- did ... Sat, 3 Sep 2016 20:24:16 EST What's really in that pizza? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6226233 <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <em>480</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> This insightful information was found at: <BR> <BR> http://www.grunge.com/9318/whats-really-<BR>pizza/s/image-1115/ <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>483</em> <em>483</em> <em>483</em> <em>483</em> <em>483</em> <em>483</em> <em>483</em> <em>483</em> <em>483</em> ... Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:29:12 EST Don't send a man to the grocery store! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6224086 <em>246</em> <em>341</em> <em>246</em> <em>341</em> <em>246</em> <em>341</em> <em>246</em> <em>341</em> <em>246</em> <em>341</em> <em>246</em> <em>341</em> <em>246</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a revisit to a blog first shared by me here in "Sparkville" back on June 2, 2014. Recently a good friend was saying how her husband chooses to do their grocery shopping, which at times results in a BIG <em>198</em> on her part. She shared the titl... Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:28:10 EST CAR EMERGENCY TIP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6217079 <em>58</em> <em>433</em> <em>104</em> <em>433</em> <em>58</em> <em>433</em> <em>104</em> <em>433</em> <em>58</em> <em>433</em> <em>104</em> <em>433</em> <em>58</em> <em>433</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> \o/ Praising the Lord God Almighty for this potentially life saving idea! \o/ <BR> <BR> <BR> Trapped in a vehicle! <em>198</em> ~~ What to do! <em>189</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> May your loved ones & you never need to use this information! <BR> <BR> <BR> In order... Sat, 13 Aug 2016 02:41:44 EST Facebook for Seniors http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6198986 <em>40</em> <em>20</em> <em>198</em> <em>246</em> <em>334</em> <em>211</em> <em>40</em> <em>20</em> <em>198</em> <em>246</em> <em>334</em> <em>211</em> <em>40</em> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> For those of my generation who do not & cannot comprehend why Facebook exists; I am trying to make friends <em>361</em> outside of Facebook, while applying the same principles. <BR> <BR> Therefore, every day I walk down the street <em>311</em> & tell p... Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:31:22 EST Getting to know you... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6193631 <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> I have been blessed to have recently touched lives with someone new to me here in "Sparkville". The following questionnaire was one of her blogs from six years back. I thought I might answer the questions just for the fun of doing so. After all, it is not as though I don't have any num... Sat, 2 Jul 2016 14:03:30 EST Ima appreciates Sparkpeople! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182185 <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I do want to start by thanking you for checking this blog out! <BR> <BR> Since the recent changes to the look of our Spark pages, I have found that I welcome the more uniformed look of the pages & the fact that it is easier to read information shared, due to the whit... Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:20:03 EST The Why of Weight Issues http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6172587 <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> for checking out this "revisit" blog. I enjoy reading past blogs of others & those of my own from time to time. In the case of my own, I often find myself delighted to realize how far I have come since joining Sparkpeople. I find it to be uplifting to make such ob... Sun, 29 May 2016 17:43:47 EST Frozen Food Recall: Hundreds Of Items http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6166954 <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Please take note & check the frozen fruits & vegetables in your freezer(s) or those you plan to purchase in future! We should be able to assume, with confidence, that the stores have pulled such products; however, I urge you to not make such an assumption. <BR> <BR... Fri, 20 May 2016 12:29:53 EST Healthy & inexpensive way to flavor drinking water! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6160293 <em>194</em> <em>274</em> <em>91</em> <em>194</em> <em>274</em> <em>91</em> <em>194</em> <em>274</em> <em>91</em> <em>194</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> My first stop upon entering "Sparkville" each day, is to check out what LeanJean6 (Lynda) has shared. If you have not already enjoyed the pleasure of reading her blogs, please go & enjoy to the fullest. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=LE<BR>ANJEAN6 </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today Lynda was talking about be... Tue, 10 May 2016 18:36:29 EST Two Patients http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153151 <em>282</em> <em>273</em> <em>282</em> <em>273</em> <em>282</em> <em>273</em> <em>282</em> <em>273</em> <em>282</em> <em>273</em> <em>282</em> <em>273</em> <em>282</em> <em>273</em> <BR> <BR> Two patients limp into two different doctors' offices with the same complaint: Both have trouble walking & may require hip surgery. <BR> <BR> Patient One is examined within the hour, is x-rayed the same day, & has a time booked for surgery the following week. <BR> <BR> Pati... Fri, 29 Apr 2016 23:44:02 EST Update: Kyler Bradley's (10) courageous fight against DIPG! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6145200 <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <em>459</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I did not want to have to share this; however, I realize that there may be folks, here in "Sparkville", who, in faithfulness, are continuing to lift prayer on Kyler's behalf. I feel that they deserved to know how the Creator God chose to work in young Kyler's situation. <BR> <BR> <BR> \o/ \o/ \o/ To God be the glory for a... Mon, 18 Apr 2016 19:55:36 EST Controversial weight-loss tip? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6136002 <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <BR> <BR> Weight-loss tip from a guy who dropped one-hundred & forty plus pounds: <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> "Give yourself rewards. My reward is usually a City Cakes salted caramel cupcake. Work hard and play harder. As soon as you deny yourself cheat days, that's when you start having cheat weeks." <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> <em>15</em> <em>9</em> ... Wed, 6 Apr 2016 01:21:15 EST Possible protection against the fastest growing cancer in women! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123640 <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a "revisit" blog that I shared some four years back. The information that it contains is as important today as it was back then. ~~ God bless! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <BR> <BR... Sun, 20 Mar 2016 14:32:21 EST Important to be aware of! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6115631 <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <em>520</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I had not heard of this type of cancer (bile duct cancer) & would not have connected its symptom with cancer. Its unusual symptom even stumped medical doctors & cost Lucy her life at twenty-seven-years of age. I hope that you will share this information with others. <BR> <BR> God bless! <BR> <BR>... Wed, 9 Mar 2016 23:32:06 EST Rewards or Penalties? That is the question! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6104775 <em>192</em> <em>193</em> <em>11</em> <em>192</em> <em>193</em> <em>11</em> <em>192</em> <em>193</em> <em>11</em> <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I have been thinking about a blog, "Tuesday Tribune" that IMUSTLOSEIT1 shared earlier this week. It is about three groups of people - all desiring to drop weight from their frames. One group received no rewards or penalties, whatever the result of their visit to the <em>193</em> ; another had to pay a bit of cash for each pou... Thu, 25 Feb 2016 16:02:46 EST To tickle the funny bone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6097761 <em>287</em> <em>473</em> <em>287</em> <em>473</em> <em>287</em> <em>473</em> <em>287</em> <em>473</em> <em>287</em> <em>473</em> <BR> <BR> The healthiest part of a <em>473</em> is the hole. Unfortunately you have to eat through the rest of it to get there. <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>287</em> <em>473</em> <em>287</em> <em>473</em> <em>287</em> <em>473</em> <em>287</em> <em>473</em> <em>287</em> <em>473</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>4... Tue, 16 Feb 2016 23:16:11 EST Find cold relief FAST! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6088126 <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Thankfully, I just do not catch cold - it is just the way my system works! However, I did find the following information interesting on many levels & wish to share it with others here in "Sparkville". <BR> <BR> God bless! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em> <em>488</em... Thu, 4 Feb 2016 23:06:15 EST Kyler Bradley ~ Update on ten-year-old who is fighting pediatric brain cancer. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6069678 <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Please continue to pray for 10-year-old Kyler Bradley, who is fighting pediatric brain cancer. <BR> <BR> He believes that, if we will pray, God will hear & heal him. <BR> <BR> He does not want to die. <BR> <BR> Where there is life there is hope. Please share this as Holy Spirit leads. <BR> <BR> Meet Kyler here: <l... Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:45:23 EST Dirty Dishes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6063244 <em>341</em> <em>550</em> <em>191</em> <em>341</em> <em>550</em> <em>191</em> <em>341</em> <em>550</em> <em>191</em> <em>341</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Earlier today I enjoyed reading a Spark friend's blog (link at end of this blog) about a new dishwasher being delivered & installed in their kitchen. As I read Inflated's words, I was reminded of the rhyme about dirty dishes being proof positive that God has been very good to us in His provision of foods our bodies need. And ... Thu, 7 Jan 2016 15:28:48 EST Powerful Message http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6048836 <em>79</em> <em>251</em> <em>79</em> <em>251</em> <em>79</em> <em>251</em> <em>79</em> <em>251</em> <em>79</em> <em>251</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I urge you to share this as you feel led. ~~~ God bless! <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>biggeekdad.com/2015/12/powerful-mess<BR>age-about-a-mothers-love/ </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>79</em> <em>251</em> <em>79</em> <em>251</em> <em>79</em> <em>251</em> <em>79</em> <em>251</em> <em>79</em> <em>251<... Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:06:54 EST Winter Driving Awareness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6043008 <em>230</em> <em>228</em> <em>230</em> <em>228</em> <em>230</em> <em>228</em> <em>230</em> <em>228</em> <em>230</em> <em>228</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Winter driving can prove frustrating, tiring, & at times even hazardous. Please slow down & drive with caution on whatever roadway you find yourself - in town or out on the highways. Lives depend on drivers taking in road conditions & driving accordingly. <BR> <BR> <link>biggeekdad.com/2015/11/winter-drivin<BR>g-awareness/ ... Sun, 6 Dec 2015 00:38:32 EST Colorado Springs shootings an act of 'Christian terrorism'? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6040735 <em>46</em> <em>46</em> <em>46</em> <em>46</em> <em>46</em> <em>46</em> <em>46</em> <em>46</em> <em>46</em> <em>46</em> <BR> <BR> The truth of the matter is that the possibly mentally ill suspect accused of carrying out the shooting spree in Colorado Springs, Robert Lewis Dear, had NO CONNECTION to any Christian fellowship. I am sure that there are many non-believers who are against abortion (the killing of the unborn) & against the selling of baby parts (which at one ... Tue, 1 Dec 2015 15:25:11 EST Thanksgiving Quiz http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6037875 <em>465</em> <em>426</em> <em>427</em> <em>429</em> <em>428</em> <em>430</em> <em>465</em> <em>426</em> <em>427</em> <em>429</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Wishing each of you a most blessed Thanksgiving Day - filled with warm & toasty memories that will last throughout the coming years. <BR> <BR> God bless! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>465</em> <em>426</em> <em>427</em> <em>429</em> <em>428</em> <em>430</em> <em>465</em> <em>426</em> <em>427</em> ... Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:26:31 EST Alternate way to access: The Truth About Calories ~ New Documentary 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6035877 <em>252</em> <em>58</em> <em>252</em> <em>58</em> <em>252</em> <em>58</em> <em>252</em> <em>58</em> <em>252</em> <em>58</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> It NEVER ceases to amaze me how wonderful the working of the Creator God in all His creation - the human body in particular. Oh, but how we so often abuse it. <em>46</em> Much to our shame! <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> <em>58</em> <em>252</em> <em>58</em> <em>252</em> <em>58</em> <em>252</em> <e... Sat, 21 Nov 2015 21:27:23 EST ? 4 U http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6035222 <em>232</em> <em>38</em> <em>232</em> <em>38</em> <em>232</em> <em>38</em> <em>232</em> <em>38</em> <em>232</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us? ~ William O. Douglas <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>232</em> <em>38</em> <em>232</em> <em>38</em> <em>232</em> <em>38</em> <em>232</em> <em>38</em> <em>232</em> <em>38</em> <BR> ... Fri, 20 Nov 2015 12:03:37 EST Requested prayer for ten-year-old Kyler! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6029596 <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <em>458</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Please pray for 10-year-old Kyler Bradley, who is fighting pediatric brain cancer. <BR> <BR> He believes that, if we will pray, God will hear & heal him. <BR> <BR> He does not want to die. <BR> <BR> Please share this as Holy Spirit leads. <BR> <BR> Meet Kyler here: <link>www.godtube.com/watch/?v=1BE9FFNU </link> ... Tue, 10 Nov 2015 01:21:58 EST Boy! Did this ever touch my heart! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6024790 <em>46</em> <em>246</em> <em>46</em> <em>246</em> <em>46</em> <em>246</em> <em>46</em> <em>246</em> <em>46</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Viewing this had me laughing at times & crying at others. I was tempted to save it to share closer to the CHRISTmas holiday season; however, I let go of that fleeting thought. I hope you enjoy viewing it. <BR> <BR> God bless! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>46</em> <em>246</em> <em>46</em> <em>246</em> <em>46</em> <em>246</em> <... Sun, 1 Nov 2015 15:37:47 EST A few Inspirational Words of Encouragement http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6021651 <em>247</em> <em>252</em> <em>247</em> <em>252</em> <em>247</em> <em>252</em> <em>247</em> <em>252</em> <em>247</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> "Throw back the shoulders, let the heart sing, let the eyes flash, let the mind be lifted up, look upward and say to yourself... Nothing is impossible!" <BR> ~ Norman Vincent Peale <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>252</em> <em>247</em> <em>252</em> <em>247</em> <em>252</em> <em>247</em> <em>252</em> <em>247<... Mon, 26 Oct 2015 19:22:41 EST Le Petit Chef http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6012694 <em>496</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>496</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>496</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>496</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Enjoy! <BR> <BR> God bless us all with continued determination to do our level best on this wonderful life-changing journey! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>496</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>496</em> <em>69</em> <em>210</em> <em>496</em> <em>69</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>biggeekdad.com/... Sat, 10 Oct 2015 13:54:36 EST Resist Making Esau-like Choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5998605 <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <em>252</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Instant gratification choices aren’t always in one’s best interest, don’t you know? <BR> <BR> Words that stuck out as I read this earlier today: “…showed complete disregard for the blessings that would have come his way…” --- “…traded the lasting benefits…for the immediate pleasure of food” --- “acted on impulse, satisfying hi... Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:06:29 EST