NEW-CAZ's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=NEW%2DCAZ NEW-CAZ'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/ funny http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6187994 During a recent PASSWORD AUDIT at the Bank of Ireland it was found that Paddy O'Toole was using the following password: <BR> MickeyMinniePlutoHueyLouieDeweyDonaldGoo<BR>fyDublin <BR> <BR> When Paddy was asked why he had such a long password, he replied! are yez stupid? Oi was told me password had to be at least 8 characters long and include one capital." <BR> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 02:34:24 EST See you on the other side :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6187323 Thanks to all of you for your support and kind words. <BR> I have doubts I'll have time tomorrow to pop on here so just in case................see you on the other side when I get home and have time to catch up on sparks. <BR> <BR> Have a good week and keep well <em>247</em> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 02:53:52 EST Joke time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6186677 A dottering, old professor of logic asked his College class a question. <BR> "If Philadelphia is 100 miles from New York and Chicago is 1000 miles from Philadelphia and Los Angeles is 2000 miles from Chicago, and the Moon is 239,000 miles from Earth, how old am I?" <BR> A student in the back of the class raised his hand and when called upon said, "Professor, you're 70." <BR> The old professor said, "You're absolutely correct, but tell me, how did you arrive at the answer so quickly?" <BR> Th... Tue, 21 Jun 2016 03:04:23 EST Botox-ed to the max LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6186676 Last clean round today and the sun is out so will get the lounger out and relax. <BR> Botox went well yesterday- I confess I exercised before I went so the muscles that pull showed more. It's the only way THIS doctor seems to get the dosage right <em>198</em> <BR> Hope it kicks in by travelling day (Thursday) for my op on Friday Tue, 21 Jun 2016 02:54:45 EST funny http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6186030 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> She wanted to serve her guests mushroom-smothered steak, but she had no mushrooms and no time to buy them. <BR> <BR> Her husband suggested, "Why don't you go pick some of the mushrooms that are growing wild down by the stream? <BR> <BR> "No, some wild mushrooms are poisonous." <BR> <BR> "Well, I see squirrels eating them and they're OK." <BR> <BR> So she picked a bunch and washed, sliced and sauted them for her dinner. <BR> <BR> Then she went out on the ba... Mon, 20 Jun 2016 02:51:21 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 11# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6185500 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b7e69927-8667-486a-aaf8-8a8413f18ae1.jpg"> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 02:38:14 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6184979 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b51ce4e0-3fad-40ce-af7f-5f78ee3cff9c.jpg"> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 03:00:57 EST MP killed in Britain..gun crime rare in the UK, truly shocked. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6184383 <link>www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jo-cox<BR>-dead-live-updates-8207676 </link> <BR> <BR> How can this happen here. It's said the assailant has mental issues. <BR> <BR> RIP Jo <em>458</em> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 02:32:00 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 9# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6183780 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/943cedd4-86e5-47b1-9913-38880a13766c.jpg"> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 02:35:55 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 8# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6183155 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bcd993df-9f76-49a4-a152-4045a2b02741.jpg"> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 02:31:09 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 7# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182472 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0798a154-763d-4394-8594-129686b1f025.jpg"> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 02:51:50 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 6# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6181799 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ec72a0f7-062d-4046-ba05-cc6ac90776e9.jpg"> Mon, 13 Jun 2016 03:27:00 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 5# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6181220 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e4b12858-dfc4-4105-91ff-06122c785662.jpg"> Sun, 12 Jun 2016 03:27:45 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 4# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6180653 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f43aa6e-5f20-4940-b1d9-1773fcd358d3.jpg"> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 02:47:06 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 3# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6180042 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cd1e533f-e0f6-4289-940f-f200fb695b7f.jpg"> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 03:48:39 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 2# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6179415 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/730d2f54-4110-4b6a-bdeb-22bb8d0d0f48.jpg"> Thu, 9 Jun 2016 01:40:13 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 1# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6178743 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ccecb3e4-ebf6-42ef-a13a-0ac81faf1390.jpg"> Wed, 8 Jun 2016 02:46:11 EST Australia's version of "The Far Side" 1# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6178742 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ccecb3e4-ebf6-42ef-a13a-0ac81faf1390.jpg"> Wed, 8 Jun 2016 02:46:06 EST SCAM,......no joke http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6178329 Scam Alert: Be aware of a post currently spreading rapidly on Facebook claiming that Pizza Hut are giving you a free large pizza to ‘celebrate their 60th Anniversary’. <BR> The post is a scam and is not connected with Pizza Hut in any way. Anyone clicking on the posting will be told they need to complete ‘2 simple steps to get their coupon’ by sharing the fictitious post with 15 friends on Facebook and then completing an online survey. <BR> No matter how many surveys you complete, giving a ra... Tue, 7 Jun 2016 12:36:33 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 20 and the last one http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6178032 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/104f9f90-0aca-46bd-983e-11891249fff9.jpg"> Tue, 7 Jun 2016 01:54:56 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 19# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6177294 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/73384501-2bb8-41a1-baaa-9b5e5668f6c3.jpg"> Mon, 6 Jun 2016 02:06:39 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 18# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6176699 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e7ced81-f09f-4542-ad05-0ef8a1306ce0.jpg"> Sun, 5 Jun 2016 03:42:53 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 18# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6176698 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e7ced81-f09f-4542-ad05-0ef8a1306ce0.jpg"> Sun, 5 Jun 2016 03:42:49 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 17# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6176150 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fa995416-6ae4-4a15-b751-9baca437fec5.jpg"> Sat, 4 Jun 2016 03:35:50 EST The condemned man.................HA! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6175536 More rain today but we're promised sun and high temperatures tomorrow so planning a restful day in the garden followed by a meal out with John and Vicki. <BR> Vicki said it would be the last meal out for the condemned man! (referring to my op on 23rd June). I said nah! I can get another meal out booked between now and then LOL <BR> <BR> Glad I didn't book the theatre night out we fancied as it falls on the Saturday I'll be recovering from my op and I'll still be in London!!! <BR> <BR> Hav... Fri, 3 Jun 2016 03:23:43 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 16# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6175534 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/938869bd-5721-4628-b779-8a196c74d516.jpg"> Fri, 3 Jun 2016 03:10:22 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 15# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6174876 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bfe468c1-51df-46da-8a70-6bbe1de5ffd1.jpg"> Thu, 2 Jun 2016 03:06:05 EST It's a fine Bromance................................LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6174161 Our boiler broke down yesterday morning, no hot water no heat and jeez, the weather we have right now is bizarre- a bit of everything and so cold here on the North Sea Coast, so it was freezing in here. <BR> Anyway Pete being an ex-British Gas engineer had a look and thought we'd need a new fan costing £200 or even a replacement (around a grand....£1000). Phoned the makers and got told we'd have to wait to FRIDAY. <BR> When he explained he used to be a heating engineer and if he was given som... Wed, 1 Jun 2016 03:41:48 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 14# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6174153 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6aa2c5a4-c50d-41e4-b272-c0983c16fdef.jpg"> Wed, 1 Jun 2016 03:08:18 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 13# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6173486 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/396547ab-9268-44cc-89c9-dfcce8fb19da.jpg"> Tue, 31 May 2016 03:16:10 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 12# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6172812 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/04298d6f-e83d-4ecf-a793-6f85a8b06032.jpg"> Mon, 30 May 2016 02:33:45 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 11# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6172253 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1da0362f-6a8e-485d-95d7-c0c3f9e42528.jpg"> Sun, 29 May 2016 02:52:11 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 10# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6171714 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f2c8f04f-bbc3-4c89-b5df-3029f049898c.jpg"> Sat, 28 May 2016 03:08:28 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 9# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6171144 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d708de00-74f4-497f-8d42-4d5ada3d5d8f.jpg"> Fri, 27 May 2016 02:51:34 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 8# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6170494 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/60ff90db-2b0c-45f2-b326-02c82c75120d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> we've all been there girls <em>246</em> Thu, 26 May 2016 03:08:42 EST That was quick! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6170122 The Professor (Patricia)on the surgical team rang lunch time today to discuss which type of new neuro-stimulator I'd like (I won't bore you with the technical stuff!) and I said any idea when I might be coming in. <BR> She said they thought the 20th June and I said it mught be a problem because my botox is due either that week or the week after, usually on the Monday or Tuesday and I promised to check with the clinic nurse here and call back. <BR> Yes the operation trumps the injections hand... Wed, 25 May 2016 11:54:54 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 7# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6169889 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2123107d-9f8d-4bd7-9b6c-903191f43725.jpg"> Wed, 25 May 2016 03:26:13 EST Talk went well http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6169481 Very well in fact! <BR> <BR> Was expecting 2 batches of 3 medical students to tell my history and experience to but in the end it turned out their Professor/Mentor knew the doctor who first diagnosed me back in 1987 and it was good to reminisce with him about Professor Marsden and to remember what a truly amazing man he was. He was a rare medic you instantly felt total trust in but who sadly died about 10 years ago. <BR> It was part of his character to recognise people with dystonia just b... Tue, 24 May 2016 12:26:34 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 6# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6169217 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4f97fb60-5d20-4da9-a738-fbd278017b76.jpg"> Tue, 24 May 2016 02:21:03 EST Not every day is a good day, but you can find something good in every day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6168767 I've had a more productive day than I thought I would and I am contented. <BR> <BR> It started with a stroll to the beach and a stop at Jayjay's (the restaurant on the beach-front in my banner). Not a soul around so just sat and stared out to sea, blue/pale grey this morning with the sun shimmering on the waves making it almost silver and I had gulls flying overhead. <BR> Soon dog walkers appeared and the owners used ball slings to hurl small balls to go fetch, some cyclists rode by and then... Mon, 23 May 2016 11:56:31 EST I don't suffer with it ..........I "cope" with it LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6168495 Depending on the weather I'll either be in the garden or seeing to some indoor chores today. <BR> Tomorrow I'm going to the local surgery to talk to some students about dystonia. They rang me last week and asked if I'd be happy to give a "sufferers" perspective. <BR> I'm not a sufferer for a start I'm a " copes with" LOL and the more doctors understand from our perspective the better. SO..........YES happy to. Only an hour. Mon, 23 May 2016 03:01:19 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 5# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6168493 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0760a11a-91db-42f7-8669-d55d94b3ffe7.jpg"> Mon, 23 May 2016 02:47:11 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 4# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6167908 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e364dd2f-c57f-41f3-a8fb-93682a666f13.jpg"> Sun, 22 May 2016 02:59:52 EST Joyful distraction LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6167907 Got the skirting boards painted yesterday and the loft floor thoroughly cleaned and scraped up the dropped filler etc and Pete managed to get one of the cupboards cut to size, but we were joyfully interrupted by our neighbour, Lynne, who came over to say they're off on their next cruise this morning and to ask us to keep an eye on the place for them. <BR> Ended up having a cuppa and we got distracted til dinner time LOL Sun, 22 May 2016 02:58:53 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 3# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6167304 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0c141969-017c-44b1-a4aa-4eedc4357249.jpg"> Sat, 21 May 2016 03:05:35 EST Progress on projects.............one done at least! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6166687 Our cupboards and drawer units came on Wednesday for the lounge. Pete has to customize then first and the solid oak top is better than we'd hoped for- we're making a unit to house all the IT and office stuff and they'll be more storage for other stuff by the end of it. <BR> We're (I'm <em>211</em> ) oiling and waxing the top to protect it and we're thinking of a leather inlay to protect it from scratches and Pete's going to round the lip off with his router. Should look great when it's done... Fri, 20 May 2016 03:31:32 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 2# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6166678 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/154a2258-4f60-480e-840e-dedf0e53a11a.jpg"> Fri, 20 May 2016 02:52:19 EST ISN'T AGEING GREAT? 1# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6166007 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/11f7267e-d9af-44d4-a1d8-79a3753c9383.jpg"> Thu, 19 May 2016 03:04:01 EST I am so very fortunate http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6165576 Sparkfriends I just have to say I've just got a message from a very dear sparkfriend pointing out some major pitfalls to not having Pete with me in London for the period of my hospital stay. <BR> I was so blaze about the op, having had the same one before some time back and everything going so smoothly that I did not see the negatives of not having someone there. As she put it "things can happen and I do think it is wise for someone you trust to be there during the procedure and recovery in c... Wed, 18 May 2016 12:28:17 EST Line dancing, Russian style! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6165299 Only watch this if you are sober. <link>safeshare.tv/w/LxQvcdsoYs </link> Wed, 18 May 2016 03:30:13 EST