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/ Getting old LOL 6# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6242965 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/139045da-2734-47c8-a8f9-275f90947c3a.jpg"> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:00:30 EST Life in the fast lane LOL...........who am I kidding? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6242452 Off for my beach walk shortly. DH has another appointment on Thursday to see the doctor for test results.Then gearing up for celebrations as both my birthday (3rd October) and friend John's (4th) are coming up. A night out to see The Bootleg Beatles on 7th <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn2kbY-fbkc </link> <BR> <BR> and a meal out on 8th. Here's to another year in the fast lane <em>211</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSBAPMQEctg </link> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:06:52 EST Getting old LOL 5# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6242451 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6b6a080c-2c09-473b-87e9-41d7e7c5edbb.jpg"> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:03:31 EST Getting old LOL 4# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6241906 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c6494b93-3a63-4026-ba05-5a7357d75e9f.jpg"> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:28:22 EST Getting old LOL 3# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6241406 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4f7c4c4e-d37a-4783-a3ec-2d0310ecb256.jpg"> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 03:51:29 EST Getting old LOL 2# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6240933 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/782caacf-8b1c-43df-9c85-3f2779b1050b.jpg"> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:16:34 EST Idling along http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6240441 not much doing here today. Just spent 20 minutes watching spiders in their webs in the garden. The webs look so beautiful covered in autumn morning dew. Misty morning here and I've heard the sea fog horn going off every couple of minutes, it must be thick at the pier head today, Fri, 23 Sep 2016 03:15:21 EST Getting old LOL 1# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6240440 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bc8a14c6-e0aa-4300-bf79-09cb34d2d79c.jpg"> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 02:54:00 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 14# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6239971 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/100c3480-24d0-4015-aefd-38b826211ab1.jpg"> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 03:21:12 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 13# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6239430 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2ab1290c-3c6a-4e0a-8857-55db06df7325.jpg"> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:04:14 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 12# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6238852 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5dbd7ef8-7bba-4b8b-a8cd-771b6276883c.jpg"> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:24:06 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 11# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6238245 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5a9cfaed-27c6-4978-9ff7-35625b218c90.jpg"> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 02:21:21 EST Honey, Shirley Bassey you ain't!............................LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6237699 <BR> Had a great time at the Motown Show last night- although that said it was down to Vicki's company and not the show.. The acoustics were way out and the band drowned the singers who were pretty awful to start with! <BR> The lead was obviously what I call a "pub singer" used to Karaoke, all off key and swinging her arms around to every song like she was Shirley Bassey.......it got really annoying. <BR> So we made our own entertainment. As did the people behind us. <BR> When it came to the... Sun, 18 Sep 2016 03:34:22 EST Honey, Shirley Bassey you ain't!............................LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6237698 <BR> Had a great time at the Motown Show last night- although that said it was down to Vicki's company and not the show.. The acoustics were way out and the band drowned the singers who were pretty awful to start with! <BR> The lead was obviously what I call a "pub singer" used to Karaoke, all off key and swinging her arms around to every song like she was Shirley Bassey.......it got really annoying. <BR> So we made our own entertainment. As did the people behind us. <BR> When it came to the... Sun, 18 Sep 2016 03:34:19 EST Honey, Shirley Bassey you ain't!............................LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6237697 <BR> Had a great time at the Motown Show last night- although that said it was down to Vicki's company and not the show.. The acoustics were way out and the band drowned the singers who were pretty awful to start with! <BR> The lead was obviously what I call a "pub singer" used to Karaoke, all off key and swinging her arms around to every song like she was Shirley Bassey.......it got really annoying. <BR> So we made our own entertainment. As did the people behind us. <BR> When it came to the... Sun, 18 Sep 2016 03:34:19 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6237199 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/80d372e5-79d0-423b-bee8-29ecdb6644cc.jpg"> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 03:25:19 EST London Hospital appt went well! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6236658 Trains ran smoothly both ways yesterday, glad the journey was mostly in air conditioned trains in the heat (the Tube wasn't and it was sniffling- glad it was only 5 stops). <BR> Appt went well, discussed the chewing problem again and the fact my dentist commented on my dry mouth on Monday and it's thought I had too much botox in my neck last time around and it's seeped into my mouth. So when I go for botox appt on 19th September I'm to tell my doctor to take more care and give a smaller dosag... Fri, 16 Sep 2016 03:39:00 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 9# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6236099 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d4e6a3a3-9689-44a0-9c5f-e60b60786c24.jpg"> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 02:23:48 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 8# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6235525 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0cfa3c8e-ca9e-4f1c-badd-d88a3acb738b.jpg"> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 02:56:21 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 8# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6235524 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0cfa3c8e-ca9e-4f1c-badd-d88a3acb738b.jpg"> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 02:56:17 EST WE'RE ALL GOING TO MELT.......APPARENTLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6234966 Set to be the hottest September day here for ....wait for it.......... FIFTY PLUS YEARS today. <BR> <link>www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/sep<BR>/11/uk-could-have-hottest-september-da<BR>y-for-55-years </link> <BR> <BR> So I'll be getting my walk in early or late in the day with DH! <BR> <BR> Going back to the London Hospital on Thursday for the follow up to my op back in June, hopefully with no rain we won't have any train delays like last time and can sit back and enjoy the ride. Plan... Tue, 13 Sep 2016 03:18:46 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 7# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6234964 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ed2cdde2-a0a6-422b-ad47-5abac6357b9e.jpg"> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 03:05:11 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 6# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6234353 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/eaca028a-a927-4e27-b42a-16dae7c96eb6.jpg"> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 03:18:02 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 5# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6233721 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d97bdd75-e5f6-46be-8ff2-c240d6f71bce.jpg"> Sun, 11 Sep 2016 03:23:50 EST To my U.S. buddies remembering 9/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6233199 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4b759dc6-0a90-45fd-8a65-34a3d444ac87.jpg"> <BR> I remember on that fateful day arriving back from holiday to Heathrow Airport and seeing it play out on the screens in the terminal. DH and I both thought it strange that an airport was showing a disaster film! <BR> Then we realised it was the rolling BBC news! <BR> The horror struck us!. <BR> <BR> My thoughts are with those lost, the survivors and those who have lost near and dear ones <em>247... Sat, 10 Sep 2016 03:56:07 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 4# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6233193 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/367e8bdc-8117-48d0-8741-f106007d68d3.jpg"> Sat, 10 Sep 2016 03:23:06 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 3# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6232641 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6d9d08c3-78f0-44d4-8b33-539e2cd1e2a6.jpg"> Fri, 9 Sep 2016 03:46:57 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 3# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6232073 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/832edbad-33b8-4786-a3b2-1e512f6ca7b1.jpg"> Thu, 8 Sep 2016 02:50:04 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME 2# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6231458 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f865dfb2-61f7-4d15-85e2-37b77eb0242c.jpg"> Wed, 7 Sep 2016 03:15:40 EST OH, YOU'RE HOME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6230854 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/79c41fbc-8116-419a-93f0-c4b8e316ee94.jpg"> Tue, 6 Sep 2016 03:08:45 EST Thieves aren't stupid! word to the wise......................4# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6230328 4. PURSE IN THE GROCERY CART SCAM: <BR> A lady went grocery-shopping at a local mall and left her purse sitting in the child seat of the cart while she reached something off a shelf. Wait till you read the WHOLE story! Her wallet was stolen, and she reported it to the store personnel. After returning home, she received a phone call from the Mall Security to say that they had her wallet and that although there was no money in it, it did still hold her personal papers. She immediately went to ... Mon, 5 Sep 2016 04:02:22 EST Thieves aren't stupid! word to the wise......................3# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6229802 3. CELL PHONES:I never thought of this! This lady has now changed her habit of how she lists names on her cell phone after her handbag was stolen. Her handbag, which contained her cell phone, credit card, wallet, etc., was stolen. Twenty minutes later when she called her hubby, from a pay phone telling him what had happened, hubby says, "I received your text asking about our PIN number and I replied a little while ago." When they rushed down to the bank, the bank staff told them all the money... Sun, 4 Sep 2016 03:32:51 EST Night out! YA! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6229286 Quiet day today but we're out tonight to see a tribute Shadows show with John and Vicki. <BR> Should be a fun night. <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMmxxxFNdYo </link> Sat, 3 Sep 2016 03:23:14 EST Thieves aren't stupid! word to the wise......................2# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6229285 2. GPS: <BR> Someone had their car broken into while they were at a hockey game. Their car was parked on the green which was adjacent to the arena and specially allotted to hockey fans. Things stolen from the car included a garage door remote control, some money and a GPS which had been prominently mounted on the dashboard. When the victims got home, they found that their house had been ransacked and just about everything worth anything had been stolen. The thieves had used the GPS to guide t... Sat, 3 Sep 2016 03:07:57 EST Thieves aren't stupid! word to the wise......................1# http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6228957 LONG-TERM PARKING <BR> Some people left their car in the long-term parking at Windsor while away, and someone broke into the car. Using the information on the car's registration in the glove compartment, they drove the car to the people's home in Essex and robbed it. So I guess if we are going to leave the car in long-term parking, we should NOT leave our registration/insurance cards in it, nor the remote garage door opener. This gives us something to think about with all our new electronic t... Fri, 2 Sep 2016 11:51:15 EST Just saying.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6228136 9 years ago today I signed up on here...........and WOW <BR> I'm fitter <BR> leaner <BR> eat better <BR> walk taller.......and more often LOL <BR> <BR> <BR> and I have met and chatted with some wonderful sparkers who have lifted me up when I've been in the dumps and shared my victories (however small) <BR> <BR> This is one heck of a community to belong to........long may it last! Thu, 1 Sep 2016 04:02:13 EST A toe tapper to enter September with http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6227490 i double dare you not to dance to this and feel good! <em>211</em> <em>354</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gs069dndIYk </link> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:05:38 EST Lovely Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6226880 <BR> <BR> Lovely day yesterday, Two walks; one solo and one with DH. Saw loads of people I normally see on my solo walk later with DH so introductions all around! I think they thought I'd invented him as they'd not seen him <em>246</em> He was surprised how many people I stopped to talk to and was in awe that I could remember all their names- he's terrible at that, always has been bad at names and faces. <BR> So we came back and enjoyed some sun in the garden and had dinner out there- ma... Tue, 30 Aug 2016 03:47:13 EST Barbie Girl http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6226259 One day a father gets out of work, and on his way home he suddenly remembers that it's his daughter's birthday. <BR> > He dashes over to a toy shop and asks the sales person: "how much for one of those Barbies in the display window?" <BR> > The salesperson returns: "which one do you mean, Sir? <BR> > We have Work Out Barbie for $19.95, Shopping Barbie for $19.95, Beach Barbie for $19.95, Disco Barbie for $19.95, Ballerina Barbie for $19.95, Astronaut Barbie for $19.95, Skater Barbie for $19.9... Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:23:27 EST Sunday giggle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6225721 The guys down at the barber shop asked me what Hollywood bombshell actress I'd like to be stuck in an elevator with. <BR> <BR> I thought for a minute and said, "Any one of 'em that knows how to fix elevators, I suppose." <BR> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 03:45:46 EST Bank holiday weekend. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6225196 Well we have a bank holiday weekend here so the throngs from down south are invading our beaches. Hope the weather holds for them - typically it rains. And there is the Truckers Convoy on Sunday which raises thousands of pounds for charity <link>www.eastcoasttruckers.co.uk/ </link> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=srS6dzntlfc </link> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:26:05 EST Dah? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6224650 > While standing watch in the Coast Guard station in Juneau, Alaska, I got a call from the Navy in the nearby city of Adak. They had lost contact with one of their planes and needed the Coast Guard to send an aircraft to find it. <BR> > <BR> > I asked the man where the Navy aircraft had last been spotted so we would know where to search. <BR> > <BR> > "I can't tell you," the Navy man said. "That's classified." <BR> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 02:56:23 EST *sharp intake of breath* LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6223491 At a wedding ceremony, the pastor asked if anyone had anything to say concerning the union of the bride and groom. It was their time to stand up and talk, or forever hold their peace. The moment of utter silence was broken by a young beautiful woman carrying a child. She started walking toward the pastor slowly <BR> <BR> Everything quickly turned to chaos. <BR> The bride slapped the groom. <BR> The groom's mother fainted. <BR> The groomsmen started giving each other looks and wondering how ... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:20:34 EST Tropical Heatwave this week thanks to air from the Med http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6222902 Workout this morning will be gentle as I think I overdid the cycling yesterday and ended up with a low grade abs ache,,,,,,,,,,then enjoying the sun- expected heatwave to lap up. <BR> The overgrown tree DH killed off with tree stump killer is well and truly dead and needs taking out and the leaves that are strewn everywhere need to be collected (might do that before it gets any hotter), not sure when DH will tackle the trunk itself. <BR> <BR> Post note, it took 40 mins to clear up all the de... Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:42:29 EST GRANDFATHERS DON'T ALWAYS KNOW EVERYTHING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6222282 Hunter was 4 years old and was staying with his grandfather for a few days. <BR> He'd been playing outside with the other kids, when he came into the house <BR> <BR> and asked, 'Grandpa, what's that called when two people sleep in the same <BR> bedroom and one is on top of the other?' <BR> His Grandpa was a little taken aback, but he decided to tell him the truth. <BR> <BR> 'Well, Hunter, it's called sexual intercourse. <BR> <BR> Oh, Little Hunter said, 'OK,' and went back outside to... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 02:59:11 EST British complaints to the landlord http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6221244 Complaints to Councils - Extracts from letters written by council tenants: <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. It's the dogs mess that I find hard to swallow. <BR> > <BR> 2. I want some repairs done to my cooker as it has backfired and burnt my knob off. <BR> > <BR> 3. I wish to complain that my father twisted his ankle very badly when he put his foot in the hole in his back passage. <BR> > <BR> 4. Their 18 year old son is continually banging his balls against my fence. <BR> > <BR> 5. I wish to report th... Sat, 20 Aug 2016 03:57:06 EST The race for 2nd place http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6220681 <link>www.telegraph.co.uk/olympics/2016/08<BR>/18/how-many-medals-could-team-gb-win-<BR>at-the-rio-olympics-and-will-t/ </link> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 03:30:40 EST GO team GB http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6219428 Had a restful day yesterday after my workout (longer than intended.....really got into it and enjoyed it!) and a spot of work outside. We're doing great in the Olympics and have exceeded the expectations of many, more medals than in any other away Olympics EVER for team GB and many OR and WR broken. <BR> <BR> Loved the Velodrome last night and ended up crying. Feeling justifiably proud of our team <em>665</em> <em>242</em> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> Can you tell.......I'm happy for th... Wed, 17 Aug 2016 02:53:54 EST Barbie girl LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6218777 One day a father gets out of work, and on his way home he suddenly remembers that it's his daughter's birthday. <BR> He dashes over to a toy shop and asks the sales person: "how much for one of those Barbies in the display window?" <BR> The salesperson returns: "which one do you mean, Sir? <BR> We have Work Out Barbie for $19.95, Shopping Barbie for $19.95, Beach Barbie for $19.95, Disco Barbie for $19.95, Ballerina Barbie for $19.95, Astronaut Barbie for $19.95, Skater Barbie for $19.95, and... Tue, 16 Aug 2016 03:28:15 EST Skinny Jeans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6218196 I was at the customer-service desk, returning a pair of jeans that was too tight. <BR> <BR> "Was anything wrong with them?" the clerk asked. <BR> <BR> "Yes," I said. "They hurt my feelings." <BR> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:10:05 EST