MARYJOANNA's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MARYJOANNA MARYJOANNA'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/ REQUEST FROM A CLIENT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932861 <BR> <BR> <BR> "For the ad, use a stock photo of a woman or a person." Sat, 23 May 2015 05:25:08 EST THESE STUDENTS HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928951 <BR> <BR> Scene: Social studies class <BR> <BR> Question: What does right to privacy mean? <BR> <BR> Answer: It's the right to be alone in the bathroom. Sat, 16 May 2015 05:47:53 EST EVERYBODY'S A CRITIC http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926727 <BR> <BR> <BR> A junior in my English class gave a big-thumbs-down to the autobiography <BR> <BR> he'd read. His reason: "The author talks about only himself." Tue, 12 May 2015 05:35:00 EST THESE STUDENTS HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5925168 Scene: History Class <BR> <BR> Question: Name a famous explorer <BR> <BR> Answer: Dora Sat, 9 May 2015 05:31:40 EST FOOD FOR THOUGHT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5922193 <BR> <BR> <BR> Be yourself, everyone else is already taken. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 4 May 2015 05:04:09 EST QUOTE FOR THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911583 <BR> <BR> Instead of worrying about your problems, worship, sing, praise, and give thanks to God. Then watch and see what happens in your life. <BR> <BR> <BR> Joyce Meyer Wed, 15 Apr 2015 05:19:56 EST FOOD FOR THOUGHT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5908673 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Someone stole all of my credit cards, but I won't be reporting it. <BR> <BR> The thief spends less than my wife did. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 05:38:44 EST HIGH WAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5902722 <BR> <BR> I think it is just terrible and disgusting how everyone has treated Lance Armstrong; <BR> especially after what he achieved winning seven Tour de France races while competing <BR> on drugs. When I was on drugs, I couldn't even find my bike. <BR> <BR> --Tricky Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:54:07 EST CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5898581 <BR> <BR> <BR> For the past four days I stayed at exactly the came weight. Finally I lost <BR> .6 of one pound. But I was determined that I was going to break that barrier <BR> that I persevered. Thank goodness I did and it was worth it! Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:48:14 EST CHALLENGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5898580 <BR> <BR> <BR> For the past four days I stayed at exactly the came weight. Finally I lost <BR> .6 of one pound. But I was determined that I was going to break that barrier <BR> that I persevered. Thank goodness I did and it was worth it! Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:48:00 EST MEMORIES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884086 Today I am sad because I had o put my best friend, Holly, a lovely Calico cat to sleep. She was 14 years old and suffered from renal failure. She got down to 5 and 1/2 lbs and was so anemic and just plain tired. She was not interested in eating and just given up, so we let her go. But it still hurts!! Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:24:41 EST THOUGHT FOR THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879171 <BR> <BR> <BR> Silence is frequently misinterpreted, but never mis-quoted. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:22:41 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874893 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:42 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874892 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:42 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874891 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:41 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874890 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:41 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874889 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:40 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874888 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:40 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874887 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:40 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874886 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:40 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874885 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:40 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874884 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:39 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874883 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:39 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874882 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:39 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874881 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:39 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874880 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:39 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874879 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:39 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874878 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:38 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874877 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:38 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874876 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:36 EST QUESTION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874875 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Why do you press harder on the remote when you know the battery is dead? Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:30:31 EST RECOVERY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5873618 <BR> <BR> How interesting it is to me that when you are fighting a sore throat and cold you seem to concentrate on that rather than food. It seems your mind is only set on one thing and that is survival. Thank goodness that has passed and I can get back to being motivated to exercise and watch my food intake. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:33:03 EST UNTITLED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5865728 <BR> <BR> Duck tape is like 'The Force'. It has a light side and a dark side and it holds the universe together. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:33:24 EST DID YOU KNOW? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860743 <BR> <BR> The largest animal that ever lived and is currently living is the blue whale. <BR> <BR> There are more pigs in China than any other country. <BR> <BR> A turtle breathes through its butt. <BR> <BR> Cats have over 100 vocal chords. <BR> <BR> Isaac Newton invented the cat door. <BR> <BR> Reindeer like bananas Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:23:28 EST BABY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5858494 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A loud noise at one end and no responsibility at the other. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 07:44:58 EST YOU CAN SAY THAT AGAIN! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850838 <BR> <BR> The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well. <BR> <BR> <BR> H. T. Leslie Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:37:35 EST SOMETHING TO PONDER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5849198 <BR> <BR> <BR> Heck is where people go who don't believe in Gosh. <BR> <BR> If at first you don't succeed, just redefine success. <BR> <BR> I don't call my bathroom 'The John' anymore. Instead <BR> I call mine 'The Jim'. Sounds more impressive when I <BR> honestly say, "My first stop every morning is 'The Jim'. Thu, 8 Jan 2015 05:52:30 EST SOMETHING OF INTEREST http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5845340 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> When you read the Bible do you notice sometimes Immanuel is written with an I <BR> and other times it is spelled Emmanuel? <BR> <BR> Further study showed me Immanuel is from Hebrew origin and Emmanuel is from Greek origin. <BR> <BR> Sun, 4 Jan 2015 05:38:32 EST SOMETHING TO PONDER http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5842766 <BR> <BR> <BR> NyQuil <BR> <BR> The stuffy, sneezy, why-the-heck-is the <BR> <BR> room-spinning medicine. Thu, 1 Jan 2015 11:50:59 EST QUOTE OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5840319 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> We're never without a way because Jesus is the Way. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Joyce Meyer Mon, 29 Dec 2014 05:04:28 EST FELIZ NAVIDAD http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838219 <BR> <BR> <BR> MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH AND A HAPPY. HEALTHY <BR> <BR> NEW YEAR! <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 25 Dec 2014 05:55:54 EST DEFINITION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836644 <BR> <BR> <BR> TOMORROW <BR> {noun} <BR> <BR> <BR> a mystical land where 99% of all human productivity, motivation, <BR> <BR> and achievement is stored. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:21:08 EST QUOTE OF THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835717 <BR> <BR> WE ARE MORE THAN CONQUERORS THROUGH CHRIST! BEFORE YOU <BR> <BR> EVER HAVE A PROBLEM HE HAS THE ANSWER. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Joyce Meyer Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:48:53 EST IDIOT SIGHTING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833193 <BR> <BR> I was at the airport, checking in at the gate when an airport employee asked, <BR> 'Has anyone put anything in your luggage without your knowledge? <BR> To which I replied, 'If it was without my knowledge, how would I know?' <BR> He smiled knowingly and nodded, 'That's why we ask.' <BR> <BR> <BR> Happened in Birmingham, Alabama Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:30:53 EST NO RESPECT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831750 In Memory of Rodney Dangerfield <BR> <BR> Read these in your best Rodney Dangerfield voice. <BR> <BR> A girl phoned me the other day and said..."Come on over, there's nobody home." I went over. Nobody was home. <BR> My Mother had morning sickness after I was born. <BR> I could tell my parents hated me. My bath toys were a radio and a toaster. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 05:55:28 EST AHHHH! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830650 <BR> <BR> <BR> There once was a young man who, in his youth, professed his desire to become a great writer. When asked to define 'great', he aid, "I want to write stuff that the whole world will read. Stuff that people will react to on a truly emotional level, stuff that will make them scream, cry, howl in pain and anger!" <BR> <BR> He now writes error messages for Microsoft. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:43:16 EST SURPRISE OFSORTS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828458 <BR> <BR> How interesting it is when we go along in our journey of weight loss and not notice <BR> <BR> <BR> things changing much at all. Yesterday I tried on a cute sweater-type Christmas top <BR> <BR> size L and I was swimming in it!! I was so surprised but delighted at the same time. <BR> <BR> I guess I was so focused on the food thing that I hadn't noticed clothes. Wow,what a revelation! Sat, 6 Dec 2014 05:30:59 EST THINGS YOU'LL NEVER HEAR A REDNECK SAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827924 <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. When I retire I'm movin' North. <BR> <BR> 2. We're vegetarians. <BR> <BR> 3. We don't keep firearms in this house. <BR> <BR> 4. Oh, I just couldn't. She's only sixteen. <BR> <BR> 5. That car is too old and unsafe to drive. Fri, 5 Dec 2014 05:31:41 EST THE PROPHET http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825561 <BR> <BR> <BR> A young woman stepped forward from the throng and asked, "O' great prophet, <BR> tell us how we might find love that is unconditional, unwavering and unending." The <BR> prophet did not answer right away. He looked off into the distance, gathering his <BR> thoughts. Silence descended upon the crowd. Then he turned his gaze upon the <BR> young woman and said, "Get a dog." <BR> Mon, 1 Dec 2014 05:35:42 EST SUPER DEFINITIONS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823148 <BR> <BR> "The taxpayer: That's someone who works for the federal government <BR> <BR> but doesn't have to take a civil service examination." <BR> <BR> "Government is like a baby, an alimentary canal with a big appetite at <BR> <BR> one end and no sense of responsibility at the other." <BR> <BR> "The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the <BR> <BR> government and I'm here to help you." Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:54:05 EST