OVERACTIVEELBOW's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=OVERACTIVEELBOW OVERACTIVEELBOW'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/ Did you read this article? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5970614 <BR> This was in the 'Best of SparkPeople Daily' that arrived in my inbox this morning. <BR> <BR> 13 Weight-Loss Rules You'll Love to Follow. <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=1956 </link> <BR> <BR> So did any of these rules give you an A-Ha moment? <BR> Something you never heard before? <BR> or <BR> Something you had managed to forget? <BR> <BR> I know I needed to be reminded of a few of those rules... I get the senior moments that manage to ... Sun, 2 Aug 2015 06:49:09 EST Response to slow weight loss http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5970277 <BR> Not sure how often you are "Weighing In" but .... <BR> <BR> You do remember that: <BR> our body weight fluctuates all day long.. and my guess is that most of that change is due to ones "fluid" content at any given point in time... (as apposed to the calories in & out during the last 24 hours.) <BR> <BR> -and- <BR> <BR> a pound of excess fat = 3500 "STORED" calories. <BR> <BR> -and- <BR> <BR> The body fights to keep the calories that it is "HOARDing". It (our body) is absolutely po... Sat, 1 Aug 2015 12:17:06 EST Sharing a blog address http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5964693 <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5964683 </link> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:01:22 EST Larry is good for a laugh !! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5959988 visit this blog for some "Larry" chuckles <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5959974 </link> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 09:18:29 EST Sharing.. Did you read this joke? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5958561 <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5958529 </link> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 11:03:14 EST Sharing a blog address....for a LOL joke !! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5958480 Hope you get as big a laugh out of this as I did.. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5957991 </link> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:25:49 EST Sharing a blog address http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5958142 I am sharing the address of a friend's blog... <BR> <BR> It just might keep us motivated... maybe... <BR> but worth the read anyway. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5957411 </link> Thu, 9 Jul 2015 14:31:49 EST from my inbox.. How to Keep One Mistake from Derailing Your Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951500 Hope this works.... It is a link to an article I found in my inbox titled: <BR> <BR> "How to Keep One Mistake from Derailing Your Day" <BR> <BR> <link>www.mequilibrium.com/2015/06/23/how-<BR>to-keep-one-mistake-from-derailing-you<BR>r-day/?spemail=ibiubu987@gmail.com&utm<BR>_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=em<BR>ail&utm_campaign=(Consumer)%2006.24.15<BR>%20Your%20Weekly%20Cup%20of%20Calm%20(<BR>1)&utm_content=&spMailingID=7850117&sp<BR>UserID=NTg5NjM2NTMyOTES1&spJobID=70283<BR>2814&spR... Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:07:39 EST Response to a blog and a goodie message http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948655 I wrote the following as a response to a friend's blog: <BR> <BR> HINT: (in my humble biased opinion) <BR> <BR> your goals are great.... <BR> But the 1st goal needs to be, to make these goals your lifetime habits... not just goals for an 8 or 10 week challenge.... So, that said. One good goal made into a new lifetime habit per challenge that you join!!!! will soon have you on your healthier path for keeps rather than just borrowed for a few weeks. <BR> <BR> You are strong !! You can do th... Sun, 21 Jun 2015 12:51:10 EST Found in my email inbox.... Senior Dress Code http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948074 Senior Dress Code <BR> <BR> Many of us over 50 . . . WAY over 50 . . . are quite confused about how we should present ourselves. We're unsure about the kind of image we are projecting and whether or not we are correct as we try to conform to current fashions. <BR> Despite what you may have seen on the streets, the following combinations DO NOT go together and should be avoided: <BR> <BR> 1. A nose ring and bifocals <BR> <BR> 2. Spiked hair and bald spots <BR> <BR> 3. A pierced tongue ... Sat, 20 Jun 2015 07:10:32 EST A challenge team question http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947136 <BR> What is your favorite way to pamper yourself? <BR> <BR> my response: <BR> <BR> I guess if I am truly honest with myself I have pampered myself into an unhealthy body... <BR> <BR> SO, my new way of pampering myself involves working up a sweat exercising (calories OUT), and making healthier choices re: what goes into my mouth and down my gullet (calories IN) <BR> <BR> AND, smiling and loving myself all the while I am pampering myself into my healthy body!! <BR> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:04:37 EST Just found this in my email inbox.. had to share... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5944123 <BR> THE SMALL BROWN BOTTLE <BR> <BR> <BR> The other day I went over to a nearby CVS Pharmacy. When I got there, I went straight to the back of the store to where the Pharmacists’ Counter is located. <BR> I took out my little brown bottle along with a teaspoon and laid them both onto the counter. <BR> <BR> The pharmacist came over smiled and asked if he ... Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:36:26 EST You just might REALLY like this link.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943302 <BR> You just might REALLY like this blog post.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943209 </link> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:09:33 EST Big Library Read - The first-ever "Global eBook club" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5941843 <BR> I opened my bookperk email today... a source for ebook bargains etc... <BR> <BR> <link>www.bookperk.com/?utm_source=bookper<BR>k&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=bookpe<BR>rkemailfooter </link> <BR> <BR> the email contained a link to a global eBook club... for the 2-weeks of June 9 - 23, 2015 you can borrow a copy of "Eyes on You" by Kate White.. it is a suspense novel... if all works right you can glean more information via this link.. <BR> <BR> <link>biglibraryread.com/ </link> ... Mon, 8 Jun 2015 15:01:18 EST Interesting Trivia http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5941365 <BR> There is an old Hotel/Pub in Marble Arch, London, which used to have a gallows adjacent to it. Prisoners were taken to the gallows to be hanged. The horse-drawn dray, carting the prisoner, was accompanied by an armed guard, who would stop the dray outside the pub and ask the prisoner if he would like ''ONE LAST DRINK''. <BR> If he said YES, it was referred to as ONE FOR THE ROAD. <BR> If he declined, that prisoner was ON THE WAGON. <BR> <BR> They used urine to tan animal ... Sun, 7 Jun 2015 20:13:18 EST A Quote from a "Fun" read http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939722 <BR> <BR> Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. —St. Francis of Assisi <BR> <BR> Grey, Amelia (2012-05-01). A Gentleman Says "I Do" (Rogues' Dynasty Book 5) (p. 44). Sourcebooks. Kindle Edition. Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:53:18 EST A Great Story http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939262 <BR> You have to wonder why these stories never hit the news… what a blessing. <BR> <BR> Published on Nov 19, 2014 <BR> <BR> (address as I received it) <BR> https://www.youtube.com/embed/7tyT4glkvB<BR>s <BR> <BR> (address added via Add Link) <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/embed/7tyT4glkvBs </link> <BR> Wed, 3 Jun 2015 20:36:37 EST Older? Really! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931802 <BR> OLDER? REALLY! <BR> <BR> ARE WE THE ONES WITH DEMENTIA? ARE WE THE ONES WHO ARE AGING? REALLY? <BR> <BR> ONE: <BR> Recently, I went to McDonald's and I saw on the menu that you could have an order of 6, 9 or 12 Chicken Mc Nuggets. <BR> I asked for a half dozen nuggets. <BR> 'We don't have half dozen nuggets,' said the teenager at the counter. <BR> 'You don't?' I replied. <BR> 'We only have six, nine, or twelve,' was the reply. <BR> 'So I can't order a half dozen nuggets, but I can o... Thu, 21 May 2015 06:38:57 EST Did you read this??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931475 <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931285 </link> <BR> <BR> Wed, 20 May 2015 14:57:14 EST Soap Box http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927342 <BR> There was a study done and the results concluded that.... <BR> the "FITTER" people are the lower their risk of DYING from ALL Causes of death. This included ALL diseases ... and accidents, too !! <BR> AND, no it will not keep you from dying, but the fitter you are the longer your life and the high the quality of that life. <BR> <BR> GO WALKING <BR> EAT APPROPRIATELY <BR> MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT <BR> GET FIT and STAY FIT <BR> Wed, 13 May 2015 07:24:23 EST Pep Talk from Maxine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927035 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/132934b7-1d87-46e5-902d-a05826f1a188.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Over five thousand years ago, Moses said to the children of Israel, "Pick up your shovels, mount your asses and camels, and I will lead you to the Promised Land." <BR> <BR> Nearly 75 years ago, (when Welfare was introduced) Mackenzie King said, "Lay down your shovels, sit on your asses, and light up a Camel, this is the Promised Land." <BR> <BR> Today, Parliament has stolen your shovel, ta... Tue, 12 May 2015 15:15:42 EST Babblings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921867 I was out wandering around this site.... thought I would look for a team that might help me find a reason to keep putting one foot in front of the other... <BR> <BR> In my travels I came across a blog title that intrigued me...so I went to the authors page and read their blog... I ended up leaving the following message... well more or less this message.... <BR> <BR> ************* <BR> It is the VERY pits when you write exacting how you are feeling at that moment in time... and a HERD ... Sun, 3 May 2015 15:47:33 EST A Why quote... food for thought? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919165 <BR> "Why do some women feel their only value is in their body? Why do they continue to stuff their shapes into too-tight dresses, their feet into stilettos, their brains into closed vaults that can’t breathe and subsequently suffocate? Why do they tuck and nip and smooth when the ultimate beauty isn’t on the surface at all? And why do they not see this?" <BR> <BR> quote from this author's book: <BR> Campisi, Mary (2014-01-06). A Family Affair: Truth in Lies (Truth in Lies, Book 1) (p. ... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:29:24 EST Learn to SWIM http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915002 <BR> Mom teaching baby to swim, and dive, too !! <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=QpTqV6<BR>LPl8c </link> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:22:06 EST Watermelon Cake !!?!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913814 Found this in my email inbox this morning.. and just had to share this with YOU !! <BR> <BR> <link>http://video.search.yahoo.com/video/<BR>play;_ylt=A0LEVj.WmjNVK.cADgUnnIlQ;_yl<BR>u=X3oDMTBsa3ZzMnBvBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2Jm<BR>MQR2dGlkAw--?p=Watermelon+cake&tnr=21&<BR>vid=CA7D0654A00A0D7857FDCA7D0654A00A0D<BR>7857FD&l=376&turl=http%3A%2F%2Fts2.mm.<BR>bing.net%2Fth%3Fid%3DWN.jXM%252bZ8XeqH<BR>CadJXIESvzSA%26pid%3D15.1&sigi=121ih0r<BR>hp&rurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%<BR>2Fwatch%3Fv%3DefDn... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:33:11 EST FlashMob in Paris http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911999 At least that is what the video says. <BR> <BR> Give it a try,,, I think you will like this <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/embed/eee4-d7FUis </link> <BR> <BR> This link was found in my inbox this evening... <BR> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:29:03 EST Garden Hike (?) come and enjoy ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5905756 A friend emailed me this site.... <BR> The pictures brought to mind the pictures an SP friend shares when relating her "hikes"... so while I watched the youtube video.. I had my SP friend right there with me as we wove our way through the video. <BR> Imagination is a wonderful gift... which I use abundantly. <BR> Hope you enjoy this as much as I did and I expect to enjoy it again each time one of my SP friends views this video. <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/embed/9H9IojB9iYY </link> <... Sun, 5 Apr 2015 09:53:37 EST Happy Easter !! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5905358 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l832509757.jpg"> <BR> <BR> All I need to know <BR> I learned from the Easter Bunny! <BR> Don't put all your eggs in one basket. <BR> Everyone needs a friend who is all ears. <BR> There's no such thing as too much candy. <BR> All work and no play can make you a basket case. <BR> A cute tail attracts a lot of attention. <BR> Everyone is entitled to a bad hare day. <BR> Let happy thoughts multiply like rabbits. <BR> Some body parts should... Sat, 4 Apr 2015 13:23:10 EST for my friends who (are / were / want to be) teachers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5904282 found this in my email inbox today... ( I think it is a rerun... but still a goodie) <BR> <BR> After being interviewed by the school administration, the prospective teacher said: Let me see if I've got this right. You want me to go into that room with all those kids, correct their disruptive behavior, observe them for signs of abuse, monitor their dress habits, censor their T-shirt messages, and instill in them a love for learning. You want me to check their backpacks for weapons, wage w... Thu, 2 Apr 2015 14:26:37 EST Powerful Motivation (In My Humble Unbiased Opinion) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5903729 I just spent an hour at cardio rehab viewing this film... <BR> <link>theweightofthenation.hbo.com/films/m<BR>ain-films/Consequences </link> <BR> <BR> If you need motivation to choose a healthy life-style watch this... <BR> I bet you come away with an "I will do this" not just a "It would be nice" or "I will TRY"... <BR> We all know that wishing and trying usually run out of steam at the first real test of our choice to live a healthy life-style.... But "I WILL DO THIS" and mean it wit... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 18:42:40 EST Did you read this??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900483 <BR> found this article on my start page <BR> one of the bullets in "Today's Top Stories" <BR> and I wanted to make sure you did not overlook this one. <BR> It is really more than just about your bathing suit.. <BR> <BR> Boost Your Bathing Suit Confidence <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/wellnes<BR>s_articles.asp?id=1626 </link> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:43:52 EST a Why? for a Thursday.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899938 <BR> Why do we watch the news on TV? <BR> Actually I have stopped watching my TV, I rarely turn it on and if I do I am looking for a movie that I am willing to spend the time to watch. <BR> <BR> I stopped watching the news because it never or almost never reported on any happy or good news. <BR> <BR> Why is that I wonder.... <BR> <BR> is it because to ease the pain of our personal sadness we want to see and hear about the tragedies in others lives? Is someone else's pain greater than you... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:17:14 EST Courage, Will, Want ! ? ! ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899336 A friend posted this in her blog <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1289133223.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I responded with this: <BR> <BR> working at finding "The Courage" .... <BR> <BR> or is it "The Will" <BR> <BR> another way of saying "The Want" <BR> <BR> <BR> I am pretty darn sure her focus is body size (weight and toning) <BR> but, maybe there are other areas of our lives that require the same levels of courage, desire, need, and... [What other words can you come... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:15:41 EST Just Do IT ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5897968 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l872946875.jpg"> <BR> <BR> OR - EVEN - WORSE ! ! ! <BR> (than not liking your body) <BR> <BR> A body that is NOT healthy enough to allow you to do those things you wish to do... <BR> like: <BR> talk a walk, <BR> .........with friends, <BR> .........to see the sunrise <BR> .........or a sunset <BR> play with children, <BR> ........yours, <BR> ........a friend's, <BR> ........grands, <BR> ........great-grands !! <BR> be able to <BR... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:57:36 EST A babble http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5897510 I think my biggest fear of successfully losing weight is: <BR> That nothing much about my life will really change. <BR> Except I will be lighter on the scales, and I will need to purchase smaller clothes. But my friends, and activities will stay pretty much the same. <BR> I will not suddenly become a great hostess or housekeeper/homemaker. <BR> I will not suddenly FEEL like an insider or any of those other cozy comfy FEELINGS.. <BR> Life as I know it... will pretty much remain unchanged. <B... Sun, 22 Mar 2015 12:18:41 EST For my friends thinking SWIMSUIT time is coming http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890565 I know that there are a couple of you who are working hard to be "SWIMSUIT" ready as soon as the "ICE is out of the pond" well maybe a few days later so the water temp can come up a wee little bit more... but you know what I mean... <BR> So when I saw this article I had to try to make sure YOU got to see how very right on track you are with your goals and your plan to achieve those goals. <BR> <BR> Have you read this article lately ? <BR> <BR> Top 10 Tips to Get Bathing Suit Ready <BR> <B... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:03:18 EST Just me... sharing some posters http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889199 Maybe you will chuckle: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1573620762.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Smart man <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/2/l826087229.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I am VERY much missing my special someone today <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1520575772.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Hope you found a smile in your day <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/0/l902015290.jpg"> Sun, 8 Mar 2015 12:29:22 EST from my inbox.. 'A Wedding' http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5886843 <BR> Robert , 85, married Jenny, a lovely 25 year old . .. ........ Since her new husband is so old, Jenny decides that after their wedding she and Robert should have separate bedrooms, because she is concerned that her new but aged husband may over-exert himself if they spend the entire night together. <BR> <BR> After the wedding festivities Jenny prepares herself for bed and the expected knock on the door. Sure enough the knock comes, the door opens and there is Robert, her 85 year old g... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:45:54 EST from my inbox.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882936 <BR> this sounds good in theory... BUT .... If you were a congressman.... would you vote away your BENEFITS? I mean, really. <BR> -or- set up a means for the masses that are paying for your benefits, to take your benefits away? They are not that stupid. Are they? <BR> They do not go into office wealthy, but they do retire wealthy... <BR> <BR> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- <BR> From: C.... <BR> Date: Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 5:21 PM <BR> Subject: The Buffet Rule... <BR> To: <BR> ... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:24:06 EST Is Gluten-Free Right for You... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882297 here is the link to a slide show for some information you might want to know <BR> <BR> <link>www.webmd.com/diet/ss/slideshow-glut<BR>en-free-diet?ecd=wnl_day_022415&ctr=wn<BR>l-day-022415_nsl-ld-stry&mb=gzyosOGWrs<BR>SxHSZ6S7GyteHnVev1imbCgEFySu0KPGk%3d </link> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:57:14 EST And Then... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5881631 On Monday my son came and finished raking the roof.. He also got out a ladder and shoveled off the flatter roof and took a hammer to the icy ridge along the eave-edge. (no more drips, at least none detected!!) Of course he had to snow blow a path the the barn where the ladders are stored. If you are living it... life never gets dull. Dull only happens when you shift into neutral and stop living and are just coasting along. <BR> <BR> Someday mankind will have invented eco-bubbles and our h... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:01:10 EST So much for having a lazy day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880610 Well, it started out a little bit lazy... <BR> then I realized that there was a good sized plow bank at the end of my driveway.. and that my son's car would most likely not be able to make it through... so I bundled up, fired up the snow blower and proceeded to make a hole for him to get through. He arrived before I got as much done as I had planned He finished the job of clearing the drive and the paths. <BR> <BR> I proceeded to be lazy once again.. <BR> <BR> Then I heard a noise ... a ... Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:08:12 EST Golfer At The Dentist... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5877532 Golfer at the dentist <BR> <BR> This one may bring a little tear to your eyes . . . Only a golfer would understand this story of a GOLFER AT THE DENTIST. <BR> <BR> A man and his wife walked into a dentist's office. The man said to the dentist, "Doc, I'm in one heck of a hurry I have two buddies sitting out in my car waiting for us to go play golf, so forget about the anesthetic, I don't have time for the gums to get numb. I just want you to pull the tooth, and be done with it! We have a... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:21:05 EST Fun Facts About ..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5876786 <BR> Fun Facts About Fruits and Vegetables.... <BR> <BR> <link>www.webmd.com/food-recipes/ss/slides<BR>how-fun-facts-fruits-vegetables?ecd=wn<BR>l_din_020215&ctr=wnl-din-020215_nsl-ld<BR>-stry&mb=gzyosOGWrsSxHSZ6S7GyteHnVev1i<BR>mbCgEFySu0KPGk%3d </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> ---AND--- <BR> <BR> The Truth About Metabolism <BR> <BR> <link>www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/rm-qu<BR>iz-truth-about-metabolism?ecd=wnl_fit_<BR>020215&ctr=wnl-fit-020215_nsl-ld-stry&<BR>mb=gzyosOGWrsSxHSZ6S7GyteHnVev... Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:29:44 EST Happy Valentine's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5873981 <BR> Happy for all those who have a special someone in their lives.. They may not be perfect, but then again who is? (not an honest human, that is for sure) <BR> <BR> Have a Happy Valentine's Day... <BR> <BR> a holiday does not mean you should allow yourself to fall all the way off the wagon of your "Healthy Life-Style" ... It is a long tedious climb to get back on the wagon and back to where you were before you took the fall. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:00:45 EST Today is an UNofficial support your public library day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5870866 (I just made up the "Support your Public Library Day" - but I do think we should have at least one of those days every year... maybe every month?) <BR> <BR> I do hope that you ALL have library cards for your local library and maybe your local library has online access to your state library... between my local library and my state library I almost always have at least 2 or more library books in my care... paper and audio books from my local library and from my state library downloaded to my ... Fri, 6 Feb 2015 19:10:38 EST sharing a video http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5870328 I just opened an email and found this link and decided to share it in this blog. <BR> <BR> VERY unsure how others will react to this <BR> The video is captioned "I bet she regrets asking her question' <BR> <BR> <link>ozziesaffa.blogspot.com/2014/06/i-be<BR>t-she-regrets-asking-her-question.html </link> Thu, 5 Feb 2015 21:59:14 EST Friend's blog brought to you... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869933 <BR> I think everyone should read this! <BR> If you're spiritually alive, you're going to love this! <BR> If you're spiritually dead, you won't want to read it. <BR> If you're spiritually curious, there is still hope! <BR> <BR> Why Go To Church? <BR> <BR> A Church goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to church every Sunday. "I've gone for 30 years now," he wrote, "and in that time I have heard something like 3,000 sermons. But for... Thu, 5 Feb 2015 09:40:11 EST Another "Friend Blog" recommendation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869489 Another Friend blog recommended !! <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869341 </link> <BR> <BR> Wed, 4 Feb 2015 16:00:41 EST A couple of videos to watch, or not ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867984 Some things to watch... if the links work... <BR> <BR> You and I and Old Barns... <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/embed/J8Ioa1gVVeA?sh<BR>owinfo=0&rel=0> </link> <BR> <BR> Train and SNOW sure looks like a great ride.. I would like the opportunity to share <BR> <BR> <link>safeshare.tv/w/DYEsPODBwX </link> <BR> <BR> KiwiRail is a New Zealand state owned enterprise.. Mon, 2 Feb 2015 14:54:29 EST