JUNEBUG1944's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JUNEBUG1944 JUNEBUG1944'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/ Thursday Fun...or get up off your lazy a$$ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5038093 So, most of the storm is over...we had some wind and occasionally the sun peeked out for awhile. <BR> <em>27</em> <em>67</em> <em>27</em> <em>67</em> <em>259</em> <BR> <BR> It was humid and sultry (whatever that means, but I like the way it sounds) <BR> <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> Like the past few days, I did very little...made the bed, emptied the dishwasher, swept the kitchen, made lunch and dinner for three and cleaned up afterward... <BR> <em>2</em> <BR> <BR> Spent the rest of th... Thu, 30 Aug 2012 22:26:08 EST Wednesday Fun http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5036854 It's almost over... <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> It's still windy and raining off and on, but the bands are farther in between. We do still have tornado watches. <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> It has been a loooong tropical storm (for us) hurricane for those farther west. <BR> <em>27</em> <em>27</em> <em>27</em> <em>27</em> <em>27</em> <em>27</em> <BR> <BR> The few times I've ventured out, it's been hot and humid. <BR> <em>259</em> <BR> <BR> It as been long and stressful, but we were... Thu, 30 Aug 2012 00:51:39 EST Tuesday Fun or Hunkered down for the Hurricane http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5035346 Today has been a mixed bag...all day...rain, sun, wind, rain, wind, sun...on and on and on! <em>27</em> <em>67</em> <em>27</em> <em>67</em> <em>27</em> <em>67</em> <em>27</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> The good news was that they changed our warning from hurricane to tropical storm and that was great! <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> Our lights flickered several times but we still have electricity! <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> TV is another matter...we have satellite and when it rains, ... Tue, 28 Aug 2012 22:16:56 EST Monday's Fun or Why I HAD to eat cake... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5033954 We finished putting the junk away in preparation for Isaac's visit. It was a windy day with some sun and hot. Not nearly as much work as Sunday's Fun! <BR> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> I would have much rather been at the <em>298</em> <BR> <BR> I really needed a swim today. I called the Y and got a message that it was closed until at least Thursday due to our Governor's Mandatory Evacution order! Bah humbug! <BR> <BR> Anyway, I had a few errands and debated whether I should go to WalMart.... Mon, 27 Aug 2012 22:57:24 EST Sunday Fun... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5032325 I spent the day with DH covering our windows to keep Isaac out of my house. It was hot. The plywood was heavy. We have 18 windows in our house. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l192425630.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l558431432.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l120948582.jpg"> <BR> DH tripped over the hose and fell down. He dropped a 6' 2x4 on his leg. He cut his finger. He got stabbed with a branch. He got st... Sun, 26 Aug 2012 21:46:44 EST How RIDICULOUS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4988418 DH is having a heart catherization next week <em>39</em> <BR> <BR> Since he is allergic to IVP dye, he has to take some pills before the procedure, so his doc wrote prescriptions for <BR> (3 pills) 50 mg Benadryl <BR> (3 pills) prednisone <BR> (3 pills) Tagament <BR> <em>273</em> <em>273</em> <BR> <BR> So I called the nurse and asked if he could use 6 OTC 25mg Benadryl. She said yes...and we have a bottle at home <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Zantac instead of Tagament...the answer to tha... Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:07:17 EST LMDO! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4902823 I got this email and just HAD to share! <BR> <BR> Senior texting codes <BR> <BR> Young people have theirs, now Seniors have their own texting codes: <BR> <BR> <BR> * ATD - At the Doctor's <BR> <BR> * BFF - Best Friends Funeral <BR> <BR> * BTW - Bring the Wheelchair <BR> <BR> * BYOT - Bring Your Own Teeth <BR> <BR> * CBM - Covered by Medicare <BR> <BR> * CUATSC - See You at the Senior Center <BR> <BR> * DWI - Driving While Incontinent <BR> <BR> * FWBB - Friend with Beta Blockers <B... Tue, 29 May 2012 13:39:40 EST Imagine That! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4894935 Looking back, I see that I haven't blogged since JANUARY! <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> Holy Moly! What's with that? Well, I've been a little busy what with DH having a hip replacement and me cracking the whip getting him back into shape. <BR> <em>71</em> <BR> <BR> So, he's doing well and I'm slowly getting back on track...the past four months, my healthy living plan has been in and out of the <BR> <em>6</em> (mostly in!) <BR> <BR> So, my title of this blog is "Imagine That" and I know y... Wed, 23 May 2012 16:56:38 EST HELP!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4664038 Umm, well I haven't blogged for a long, long time... <em>39</em> <BR> <BR> I don't like to blog about bad or sad things so I've been keeping away from this venue. I had a tough end of the year but are finally getting back to as normal as they are ever going to be. <BR> <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> So to start off the new year, I want to HELP!!!! everyone with going to the gym... <BR> check out this article. <BR> <link>online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052<BR>970203471004577140900388728374.h... Sat, 7 Jan 2012 12:59:55 EST MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4581535 It happened again at the Y today...I was minding my own business, swimming laps when the woman in the next lane said to me, "Wow! You really have a gentle stroke when you swim. I never saw anyone swim with such a gentle stroke. It fascinates me." SAY WHAT?????? <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> Gentle stroke? What the heck does that mean? <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Because I don't flop my arms in the water and splash all over? <em>237</em> <BR> <BR> MIND YOUR OWN B... Sat, 12 Nov 2011 22:44:37 EST Could it be?????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4567345 I was at the Y today...Imagine that! <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> I saw this beautiful young lady who looked just like Dana Delaney! <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> I swear she could be her twin! <em>204</em> <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> After thinking about it for awhile, I went up to her and asked if anyone ever told her she looked like Dana Delaney <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> She gave me a great big smile <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> She thanked me and said a coupl... Thu, 3 Nov 2011 21:31:29 EST Where are you? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4551395 My motivation has flown the coop! <em>448</em> <BR> <BR> My mouth has been way too busy <em>29</em> <BR> <BR> Things have not been looking good <em>230</em> <BR> <BR> I've been on Prednisone and antibiotics for the past week and blame all my eating and lack of motivation on them <BR> <em>273</em> <em>273</em> <em>273</em> <em>273</em> <BR> <BR> Gotta put the blame on something, right? <em>18</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I mean, it couldn't be my fault, now could it? <em>38</em> <BR... Mon, 24 Oct 2011 19:30:18 EST Where oh where is my sister? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4548305 So, my only sister has been in Turkey for the past 2-1/2 weeks <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> With all the turmoil in the world, I thought she was nuts to go, but that's her choice...me, I'm more than happy to stay home here in the good old USA! <em>232</em> <BR> <BR> I thought she was due back today and then got an email the other day from my BIL saying they'd be home on Friday. I checked their itinerary and, sure enough, it says "Friday, 10/21, 5:55 p.m. <BR> <em>432</em> <BR> <BR> I figur... Sat, 22 Oct 2011 20:53:01 EST Holy cow! He took his trunks off in the pool... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4538740 I finally got to the Y today and swam laps. <em>237</em> <BR> <BR> I wasn't into it at first and was ready to quit after the first 10 minutes. <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> And then, HE got into the pool <em>36</em> <BR> <BR> He was in his 50's with a pot belly and wearing swim trunks <em>15</em> <BR> <BR> As I was swimming in my lane, toward him, he started to take off his swim trunks <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> I about drowned! Can you believe that? Oh wait, he had a speedo under ... Sun, 16 Oct 2011 21:48:08 EST COOKIES, COOKIES, COOKIES! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4537391 <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <BR> <BR> I WANT COOKIES! HEAR ME? I WANT COOKIES! COOKIES! COOKIES! COOKIES! <BR> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <em>495</em> <BR> <BR> For several days I've wanted COOKIES! <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> Went to the store today and perused the shelves of COOKIES! <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> But, I convinced myself NOT to buy an... Sat, 15 Oct 2011 22:16:07 EST So tired of it all... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4536159 Between DH, my brother who lives with us, and me, we had 15 doctor/lab/dentist appointments in August <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> In September, we only had a few appointments so I thought they were over for awhile <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> This month, they are adding up again and I'm getting mighty tired of it <em>102</em> <BR> <BR> Yesterday, I went to the doctor because I hadn't been feeling well since Saturday. This is really hurting me because I felt so bad on Saturday while I ... Fri, 14 Oct 2011 23:14:26 EST I am sooooooo P.O.ed! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4527637 I've been working so hard trying to eat healthy...healthy meals, healthy snacks... <BR> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> It's difficult because I sure love <BR> <em>489</em> <em>483</em> <em>494</em> <em>468</em> <em>473</em> <em>471</em> <em>475</em> <em>495</em> <em>493</em> <BR> <BR> Tonight we had tossed salad, baked chicken breast, oven roasted potatoes, and corn for dinner <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> DH isn't fond of chicken and didn't want all the chicken that was on his plate so... Sun, 9 Oct 2011 23:29:13 EST Googling the guys at the Y in their speedos... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4523379 I confess, I'm guilty! I watch the other swimmers at the Y... <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> Okay, okay...not all the swimmers...just the guys <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> I mean, what else do you do while you are swimming laps? You can't read a book or watch TV, so you have to watch something and what better than those young, handsome guys in their tight, tiny speedos? <BR> <em>18</em> <BR> <BR> Except for one thing...most of the young, cute guys are in school or at work when I go to the Y. <BR> ... Thu, 6 Oct 2011 23:17:45 EST He gave me permission to fail http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4476449 Last week, I went to see my beloved cardiologist, Dr. Cutie <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> He has been so supportive and every visit, gave me a weight goal for my next visit <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> I've done very well until this past visit...I told him I'd be in Onederland and I was not even close... <em>46</em> <BR> <BR> He did an EKG, took my blood pressure, reviewed my blood tests, oohed and ahed over my exercise program and didn't mention Onederland <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> He told me I wa... Fri, 9 Sep 2011 23:14:20 EST OMG, Fired Twice in One Month... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4455612 A couple of weeks ago, I saw my beloved Dr. Hottie <em>334</em> for my one-year checkup on my bionic knee. Dr. Hottie is, well, he's HOT! And, he's sooo good-looking with beautiful blue eyes (sigh). And he has SUCH soft hands that he runs up and down my leg (sigh). And, he has a gorgeous smile (sigh) And, he hugs (sigh). And, he's in his early 40's (sigh). And he dresses in a suit and tie (sigh). <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Did I mention I love him? <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> So, h... Mon, 29 Aug 2011 23:12:17 EST Happy Birthday to???????????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4390351 <em>144</em> <em>179</em> <em>107</em> <em>411</em> <em>409</em> <em>410</em> <em>44</em> <em>468</em> <em>181</em> <BR> Yesterday was my bionic knee's first birthday! Yup, one year ago, I got this sucker crammed into my leg. <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> Am I happy that I had it done? <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> Most of the time! <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> Do I know that it's not my "real" knee? <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> Sometimes! <BR> <em>36</em> <BR>... Wed, 27 Jul 2011 17:45:42 EST Why I don't like Dr. Oz... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4355804 I'm really P.O.'d and have to do something about it. My exercise buddy is enamoured with Dr. Oz...all I hear is "Dr. Oz says, Dr. Oz says, blah, blah, blah! The newest is Dr. Oz says everyone should walk 30 minutes a day. No matter what. Doesn't matter if you swim laps for an hour or go to Zumba for an hour and then water aerobics for an hour...or if it's a gazillion degrees out there...Dr. Oz says you should walk 30 minutes every day. If you don't....you'll explode or something! <BR> <... Mon, 11 Jul 2011 15:19:57 EST More crying... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4352146 Zumba is a such a great treat! <BR> My body loves it, so do my feet! <BR> I couldn't wait for my class on Wednesday, <BR> But it was called off, what more can I say? <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>253</em> Sat, 9 Jul 2011 22:30:28 EST Tears in my eyes as I join the Alabama July Jubilee Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4336325 <em>46</em> <BR> With tears in my eyes and a sob in my throat, I finally dragged myself over to my Start page and changed my weight tracker from 209 (4/21) to 213.6 (7/1). <BR> <em>15</em> <BR> I've been telling myself for days that I'd be back down there so why change my tracker...any minute I'd be back to 209. <BR> <em>29</em> <BR> Well, it didn't happen and it ain't gonna happen until NOW! <BR> <em>43</em> <BR> People, people, (I heard my 10-year old nephew say that once when he wa... Fri, 1 Jul 2011 23:00:22 EST Short and Oh So Sweet! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4334018 I set my exercise minutes' goal for 2011 at 30,000 minutes. <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> Today the year is half over and I'm at 16,005! <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 22:22:11 EST How Weird is That????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4307458 Last December, my computer crashed! <BR> <em>2</em> <BR> <BR> After I ran my recovery disc, everything was gone! My pictures, my music...even my email! I mean EVERYTHING and I had to reinstall my virus protection, my email, get icons... <BR> <em>46</em> <BR> <BR> After I got it set up again, I decided that was okay...my computer was faster and I got rid of a lot of crap that I really didn't need. I got a lot of pictures back from my niece and sister. <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Yes... Sat, 18 Jun 2011 21:41:08 EST 49 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4290935 I had no intention of writing a blog today, but as I sat at my computer, looking at the calendar, my eyes just couldn't stay away from the date...June 10. I kept thinking about that date and tried to figure out why it kept leaping out at me...holy crap...I graduated from high school on June 10...49 years ago... <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> 49 years...wow! I'm older than dirt! If I knew then what I know now... <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> Well, I guess I should be happy...I'm alive and mo... Fri, 10 Jun 2011 21:55:51 EST Just say NO!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4286522 I have no problem with part of my healthy lifestyle change...I swim laps, Zumba, do water aerobics, ride the recumbent bike and do strength training. <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> My problem is still my overactive MOUTH! <BR> <em>4</em> <em>29</em> <em>15</em> <em>4</em> <em>29</em> <em>15</em> <BR> <BR> I go along great for a few days, even weeks and then, BAM...the ugly hungries strike and I want to eat everything in sight (and even out of sight!) <BR> <em>494</em> <em>76</em> <... Wed, 8 Jun 2011 21:34:53 EST Oh! How I wanted to... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4279387 It was 105 here today <em>67</em> <em>259</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> And, oh, how I wanted to swim! <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <BR> <BR> I got my swimsuit on and gathered up all my junk...water bottle, towel, goggles, etc and was going out the door when I heard it...aw crap... thunder... <em>27</em> <em>54</em> <em>27</em> <em>54</em> <BR> <BR> Doesn't matter if it rains or not, when it thunders, the pool closes for half an hour...the pool didn't open until 1:00 toda... Sun, 5 Jun 2011 22:22:36 EST You call this fun? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4270816 Today was Zumba day! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Unfortunately, class is at 8:30...way too early for me. <em>102</em> <BR> <BR> After all, I'm retired, why should I have plans so early? I usually get up pretty early, but I like to read the paper and take my time in the morning. Well, they didn't let me choose the time, so I was there, ready to rumble...I mean Zumba at 8:30! <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> I was not the brightest lightbulb this morning and had an orange, cereal and coffee for b... Wed, 1 Jun 2011 19:15:51 EST YESIREBOB OR IS IT YESSIRREBOB? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4262004 On Jan 1, I set a goal of 30,000 fitness minutes for the year <em>40</em> <em>237</em> <em>319</em> <em>34</em> <em>317</em> <em>311</em> <em>315</em> <em>315</em> <em>324</em> <BR> <BR> After some setbacks with a bout with diverticulitis, finding out my other knee is bone-on-bone (had a total knee replacement on my right knee in July), and extremely sore arms with a diagnosis that both shoulders are bone-on-bone and need to be resurfaced, I was ready to revise and lower my goal. <... Sat, 28 May 2011 18:51:50 EST LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4248027 Alaskan Tale (where life is tough & humor is dark ) <BR> <BR> <BR> The day after his wife disappeared in a kayaking accident, an Anchorage man answered his door to find two grim-faced Alaska State Troopers... <BR> <BR> "We're sorry Mr. Wilkens, but we have some information about your wife," said one trooper. <BR> <BR> "Tell me! Did you find her?" Wilkens shouted. <BR> <BR> The troopers looked at each other. One said, "We have some bad news, some good news, & some really great news. Which... Sat, 21 May 2011 23:29:45 EST She said "PHENOMENAL"! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4232409 Day in and day out, I go to the Y...almost every day...at least 5 days a week, sometimes 6 or 7... <BR> <em>237</em> <em>315</em> <em>315</em> <em>324</em> <em>332</em> <BR> <BR> Somedays, I drag myself there! I don't want to go, but I have to go BECAUSE I HAVE AN OVERACTIVE ORGAN...MY MOUTH! <BR> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> I'm at another plateau, but that's okay because one of these days, I'll break it! <BR> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> I went to my primary doctor a couple of weeks ago and... Sat, 14 May 2011 15:30:03 EST How can I do it? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4217001 I thought and thought and finally figured out what I have to do to get out of the obese (what an ugly word) range... <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> I just have to figure out how to do it... <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> I'm 5'4"...if I were 5'11, my BMI would be out of the obese range... <BR> How can I grow 7" more? Any ideas? <BR> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>18</em> Sat, 7 May 2011 19:57:04 EST OMG...I'll never be the same... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4205182 In March, I wrote a blog "People of the Y" <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4120667 </link> <BR> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> I haven't seen Ruth for awhile and that was a good thing. Today, she was back. Ruth likes to parade around the locker room, stark raving naked! <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> I guess in my old age, I'm becoming a prude because I really don't like to see Ruth naked! She's old as dirt and her large, ... Mon, 2 May 2011 15:40:17 EST Today I ate a Whopper... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4192526 <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <em>489</em> <BR> I can't believe I ate the whole thing... <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Why did I have one? <BR> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <em>38</em> <BR> I have three excuses and they all are lame... <BR> 1. I had a taste for a burger.... <BR> 2. I had a coupon...BOGO... <BR> 3. I didn't feel like making ... Tue, 26 Apr 2011 18:57:13 EST You bet your sweet bippy, I am! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4181543 All my efforts to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle have gone down the <em>6</em> after a few weeks. <BR> <BR> But, by jove, I think I've got it! <em>100</em> <BR> <BR> Since January 1, I've lost 12.5# <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> I have never been this consistent... <em>24</em> <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> Exercise has never been a problem... <em>237</em> <em>108</em> <em>319</em> <em>34</em> <em>231</em> <em>331</em> <BR> <BR> It's the eating... <em>15</em> <em>495</em> <em>4... Thu, 21 Apr 2011 11:50:39 EST Top Secret Adventure http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4156278 I had a colonoscopy on Friday. Not my favorite way to spend a morning! <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> I decided to entertain the Doc and his staff and was going to put a sticker on my butt. I figured a smiley face would be good. <BR> <em>41</em> <BR> <BR> I looked in all my junk and couldn't find one, but I did find one that said "Top Secret Adventure." So, I took that with me. Just before they wheeled me to the procedure room, I stuck it on my butt. Of course, I didn't see any reaction f... Sun, 10 Apr 2011 19:02:23 EST Here we go again... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4137222 Here we go again <em>433</em> <BR> <BR> I started off gungho in January and the pounds were coming off...and I sure didn't want t ever see them again! <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> I really wanted to be able to post <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/1/l413744687.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Well, I did it and I was thrilled and then my mojo went down the crapper! <BR> <em>6</em> <em>6</em> <BR> <BR> I stopped logging my food, I had some health problems so I slowed down on my exercise, I ... Sat, 2 Apr 2011 18:09:08 EST The people of the Y... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4120667 I joined the Y mostly so I could use the pools. I love to swim...always have, always will... <BR> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <BR> I go to water aerobics classes and swim laps. Our aerobics classes are pretty full. My exercise buddy, Mimi, and I normally stay in the deep water during the classes for two reasons...one, there are usually only 4 of us in the deep water and 25 in the shallow water; and, two, we don't want the impact of jumping on the ... Sun, 27 Mar 2011 00:00:47 EST Warn your friends... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4096561 <em>46</em> <em>39</em> <em>2</em> <em>40</em> <em>24</em> <em>28</em> <em>234</em> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> This is true, no need to check out Snopes, it happened to a close friend! <BR> <BR> Here's what she related to me: <BR> <BR> You've no doubt heard about people who have been abducted and had their <BR> kidneys removed by black-market organ thieves. <BR> <BR> My thighs were stolen from me during the night a few years ago. I went to <BR> sleep and woke up with someone else's t... Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:21:10 EST Oh my... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4067346 I went to four stores today for "bargains." You know buy one, get one or really good sale prices. With coupons, I got several items for free. <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> I went to the first two stores before a dentist appointment so there was not chance of me eating anything, no matter how enticing the candy, cookies, chips, donuts, and other crap was. (Couldn't go to the dentist with food stuck between my teeth!) <BR> <em>495</em> <em>493</em> <em>493</em> <BR> <BR> BUT, then I ... Fri, 4 Mar 2011 23:23:36 EST Finally! A cure for fat hips... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4050463 At last I know why I 've got fat hips! <BR> <BR> When taking a shower, I often use the rest of my shampoo to lather myself. Yesterday, I read what was written on the bottle: "FOR EXTRA VOLUME AND BODY." OMG, WHAT A SHOCK! <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> No wonder I have fat hips! From now on, I will use dish-washing liquid for showering. The back of that bottle says "DISSOLVES FAT THAT IS OTHERWISE DIFFICULT TO REMOVE! <BR> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246<... Sat, 26 Feb 2011 22:43:50 EST I can't believe I did it... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4048190 I have a real pet peeve...getting phone calls and messages where people get my name wrong. <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> I'm talking about my first name...Louise...I am a woman...L-O-U-I-S-E...how hard is that. So people call and I hear (usually) LOIS! Can you not read, there is a U and E in my name. How about LOUIS...I'm a woman, moron...Louis is a man's name! <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> And now my very favorite. My prescription meds mail order company called and left a message for LO... Fri, 25 Feb 2011 21:48:05 EST 11 Days and then... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4030792 Well, I blew it again...so what else is new? <BR> <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> I had 11 good days...exercising and eating right. ELEVEN! Count 'em..One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven! A record for me! And then, wham! I bought some Doritos to put in my chili. I didn't put them in my chili...I ate the whole bag in three days! And, then, I had a few more bad days...at least, I didn't have 11 bad days! <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Actually, I really only had si... Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:58:33 EST OMG...Chocolate/Sugar/Butter/Eggs/Whipped Cream http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4010695 I fell off the wagon today... <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> And, that's okay, because I got tired of that wagon...it was way too crowded with all of you... <BR> <em>220</em> <em>220</em> <em>220</em> <em>220</em> <em>220</em> <em>220</em> <em>220</em> <em>220</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> I went out to lunch with friends and family and had fried fish, boiled potatoes, and cole slaw. It was not a diet lunch by any means. <BR> <em>15</em> <BR> <BR> Then, we came back to my house. I use... Fri, 11 Feb 2011 21:35:48 EST 5 Truffles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4008076 Now there are 5 truffles in my stash! I almost ate one tonight, but decided it wasn't time...besides, I was making some chocolate covered strawberries for company tomorrow and, of course, I had to sample a couple... <BR> <em>45</em> <em>494</em> <em>45</em> <em>494</em> <em>45</em> <em>494</em> <em>45</em> <em>494</em> <BR> <BR> In case you didn't read my blog about truffles, here's the link <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=3996485 </link>... Thu, 10 Feb 2011 21:42:48 EST 1,000 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4005082 1,000 <em>495</em> ? Nope! <BR> 1,000 <em>494</em> ? Nope! <BR> 1.000 <em>192</em> pounds? Nope! <BR> 1.000 <em>237</em> <em>216</em> <em>318</em> <em>182</em> <em>85</em> <em>237</em> <BR> <BR> 1,000 moves in our water aerobics class, three times a week! <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> When I say moves, I mean leapfrogs, canonballs, back strokes, breast strokes, shoot the hoops, crosscountry skiing, twisting, jumping rope, jumping jacks, cheerleader kicks... <BR> <em>198</em> <... Wed, 9 Feb 2011 20:38:36 EST Jail... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4002531 Okay, I didn't go to jail today, but I could have...it was really close... <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> Here's what happened...I dragged myself to the Y this afternoon. I fought with myself all morning...going, not going, going, not going....you know how it is. My stomach felt bad, my knee was stiff, my foot hurt (it really did) so I was limping. I finally decided I was not going, nope, no way. I got my book and sat on the couch. I usually take my brother to ride the recumbent bike on T... Tue, 8 Feb 2011 22:19:52 EST You won't believe this... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3999112 <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <BR> I have nothing to say...I'm just about speechless except: <BR> 1. I did go to the Y today and did water aerobics, swam laps, and did some strength training. I was in the water for two hours...yeah, I was all shriveled up...wait, that's normal, I'm always shriveled up...I'm old! <BR> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <em>237</em> <BR> 2. I'm having a SMALL piece of... Mon, 7 Feb 2011 20:06:54 EST