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/ 2016-10-18b (3rd of the day) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6253631 here is another article to read... <BR> <BR> <link>www.cooksmarts.com/articles/12-healt<BR>hy-eating-habits-for-kids/ </link> <BR> <BR> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:49:08 EST 2016-10-18a http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6253560 Hope this brings a smile to your face. <BR> <BR> from an email with this title <BR> Subject: from brother John <BR> <BR> REJECTED - International Sports Team Names <BR> <BR> 19. Brussels Sprouts <BR> 18. Cannes Openers <BR> 17. Amsterdam Yankees <BR> 16. Vienna Sausages <BR> 15. Belgium Waffles <BR> 14. Manila Folders <BR> 13. Czech Bouncers <BR> 12. New Dehli Catessans <BR> 11. Buenos Airheads <BR> 10. Guadalajara Krishnas <BR> 9. Iraqi Raccoons <BR> 8. Bolivia DeHavillands <BR> 7. Seoul ... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:04:51 EST 2016-10-18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6253558 article found in one of my emails - - I found it interesting - - <BR> <BR> <link>greatist.com/live/working-at-a-healt<BR>h-and-fitness-company-actually-made-me<BR>-unhealthy?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_med<BR>ium=email&utm_content=story1_cta&utm_c<BR>ampaign=daily_newsletter_2016-10-18_testB_20160817 </link> <BR> <BR> hope the link works... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:58:26 EST 2016-10-16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6252540 found in my inbox <BR> ( I know it is a rerun... but...) <BR> <BR> <BR> Stay Young My Friend <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/70862181-5d89-4d1c-8859-88ed4678b52a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> HOW TO STAY YOUNG <BR> 1. Try everything twice. <BR> On one woman's tombstone she said she wanted this epitaph: <BR> "Tried everything twice. Loved it both times!" <BR> <BR> 2. Keep only cheerful friends. <BR> The grouches pull you down. <BR> (Keep this in mind if you are one of thos... Sun, 16 Oct 2016 18:58:40 EST 2016-10-14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6251618 I just had a chuckle over this quote from one of the books I am currently reading.. <BR> <BR> It was a text message. It was from Quinn. <BR> Quote of the day: "Friendship is like peeing your pants; everyone can see it but only you can feel it." <BR> <BR> Reid, Penny. Neanderthal Seeks Human (Knitting in the City Book 1) (p. 187). Caped Publishing. Kindle Edition. <BR> <BR> That quote reminded me of joke that circulated about my work place 40 years ago (?) <BR> <BR> "Doing a good job aro... Fri, 14 Oct 2016 19:34:30 EST 2016-10-09 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6248992 Found in my inbox... from an OLD high school classmate <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Walk With Me While I Age <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I hope this poem has the same effect on you as it did on me; then my forwarding it will be worth the effort. Walk with me while I age - worth the read. <BR> <BR> <BR> A BEAUTIFUL POEM ABOUT GROWING OLDER <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ... Sun, 9 Oct 2016 20:20:08 EST 2016-10-06 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6247186 found in my inbox... a l-o-n-g time ago.. and rediscovered on my computer today <BR> <BR> <BR> THE AUTHOR IS NOT KNOWN. IT WAS FOUND IN THE BILLFOLD OF COACH PAUL BEAR BRYANT ALABAMA AFTER HE DIED IN 1982 <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> The Magic Bank Account <BR> <BR> <BR> Imagine that you had won the following *PRIZE* in a contest: Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400 in your private account for your use. However, this prize has rules: <BR> <BR> The set of rules: <BR> <BR> 1. Everyt... Thu, 6 Oct 2016 07:30:18 EST 2016-10-03 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6245816 a chuckle from my inbox... It is not a new chuckle... but still should at least make you smile! <BR> <BR> 4 Husbands <BR> <BR> <BR> The local news station was interviewing an 80-year-old lady because she had just gotten married for the fourth time. The interviewer asked her questions about her life, about what it felt like to be marrying again at 80, and then about her new husband's occupation. "He's a funeral director," she answered. <BR> <BR> "Interesting," the newsman thought. <BR> <B... Mon, 3 Oct 2016 17:44:03 EST 2016-09-26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6242198 I found this article interesting.... maybe you will also. <BR> <BR> <link>greatist.com/connect/how-letting-go-<BR>helped-me-live-healthier?utm_source=Sa<BR>ilthru&utm_medium=email&utm_content=st<BR>ory10_title&utm_campaign=daily_newslet<BR>ter_2016-09-26_testB_20160817 </link> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:02:40 EST 2016-09-21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6239729 found in my inbox..... <BR> <BR> ================== <BR> <BR> A father was approached by his small son who told him proudly, "I know what the Bible means!" <BR> His father smiled and replied, "What do you mean, you 'know' what the Bible means? <BR> The son replied, "I do know!" <BR> "Okay," said his father. "What does the Bible mean?" <BR> "That's easy, Daddy..." the young boy replied excitedly, "It stands for 'Basic Information Before Leaving Earth.' " (Prison favorite) <BR> <BR> =====... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:05:58 EST 2016-09-20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6239119 Found in my inbox.... an article titled--- <BR> The One Question That Finally Changed How I Approach My Health -- <BR> Asking this simple question helped one prominent entrepreneur embrace a healthy lifestyle. <BR> <BR> this is supposed to be a live link to the article... <BR> <BR> <link>greatist.com/connect/one-question-to<BR>-change-your-health?utm_source=Sailthr<BR>u&utm_medium=email&utm_content=story1_<BR>cta&utm_campaign=daily_newsletter_2016<BR>-09-20_testB_20160817 </link> ... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:43:47 EST 2016-09-17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6237271 <BR> found in my inbox (today,,, but I have seen this before, thus not new but a rerun) <BR> - <BR> - <BR> - <BR> <BR> The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is proud to be distributing this year the greatest amount of free Meals and Food Stamps ever, to 46 million people. <BR> <BR> Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, asks us "Please Do Not Feed the Animals." <BR> <BR> Their stated reason for the... Sat, 17 Sep 2016 08:49:35 EST 2016-09-16 Should I quit exercising if I don't lose weight? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6237009 Found this... and just had to share it... <BR> <BR> <link>www.apinchofhealthy.com/quit-exercis<BR>ing-dont-lose-weight/ </link> <BR> <BR> If you visited this site and watched Marjorie's youtube video.... <BR> <BR> Now you know !! (Her humble opinion) Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:21:09 EST 2016-09-16 Should I quit exercising if I don't lose weight? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6237008 Found this... and just had to share it... <BR> <BR> <link>www.apinchofhealthy.com/quit-exercis<BR>ing-dont-lose-weight/ </link> <BR> <BR> If you visited this site and watched Marjorie's youtube video.... <BR> <BR> Now you know !! (Her humble opinion) Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:21:02 EST 2015-09-15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6236253 A friend's blog got me to remembering an event I was privileged to witness.. <BR> <BR> Well it was a couple, 2 or 3, years ago... about this time of year..and the weather was about the same as it is today... a beautiful clear bright blue sky, and a tad crispy.. not cold and not warm. I was in a grocery store parking lot and heard the honking of geese. I glanced up and saw a line of "flocks of geese". I counted at least 6 flocks as the flew over, then looked north, up the river, and as fa... Thu, 15 Sep 2016 10:32:34 EST 2015-09-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6235416 found this quote through an email in my inbox... <BR> <BR> No matter what you weigh, if you aren't getting the majority of your calories from real food, exercising vigorously three to five days per week, avoiding prolonged periods of sitting, getting seven to nine hours of sleep, and maintaining strong social relationships, then you could be healthier. <BR> <BR> from this article <link>greatist.com/live/weight-loss-tips-w<BR>hats-your-ideal-weight </link> <BR> <BR> Titled--- Your Ide... Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:45:28 EST 2016-09-09a http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6232951 Sorry the original post was deleted.. as it might offend someone.. or did.. not quite sure. <BR> <BR> my second post was my attempt to explain why I posted it in the first place and why it was deleted.. in doing that I broke a rule and that post was also deleted <BR> <BR> Sorry, ... <BR> now I think I am going to go away from my computer and try to stay out of trouble. <BR> <BR> I hope this does not break any rules or hurt anyone's sensibilities. <BR> Fri, 9 Sep 2016 15:25:54 EST 2016-09-08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6232721 as Found in my inbox... <BR> <BR> <BR> Saw this one sometime back and it still makes me laugh. Enjoy. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ------- <BR> <BR> Bull Fight . . . . . .your smile for the day <BR> <BR> Nice to see people having such a good time… This should brighten your day - only 2+ minutes. <BR> <BR> <BR> https://www.youtube.com/embed/ tzgRw6V252s <BR> <BR> <BR> André Rieu - España cañi 2015 - YouTube <BR> www.youtube.com <BR> Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, o... Fri, 9 Sep 2016 08:10:12 EST 2016-09-06 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6231034 What Will Matter - found in my email inbox this morning. <BR> <BR> <link>http://player.vimeo.com/video/894761<BR>73 </link> <BR> <BR> Tue, 6 Sep 2016 10:36:49 EST 2016-09-04 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6229912 It has been awhile since I last posted a blog.. I have intended to post but life got in the way... <BR> <BR> Well, here goes... I have collected a few things to share... Like... <BR> <BR> a quote from a recent book... <BR> "There is no expiration date for grief"... <BR> (I lost the reference data - but I remember writing down the quote and the book title/author and the chapter... it was an audio book I downloaded from my state library...it was a good book! If I could just remember which ... Sun, 4 Sep 2016 10:07:35 EST 2016-08-26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6224849 This was one of many posters in an email I received yesterday... <BR> Most of the posters were of service dogs in action with captions.. <BR> I liked this one best. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/183270c5-04e9-4f3f-b387-7b335f6ddfeb.jpg"> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:12:13 EST 2016-08-21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6221870 Found in my email inbox... titled Don't Play with Your Food <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d02bbd0c-37d6-4c56-80dc-372c06a55b58.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3f360d27-9592-474c-bace-47caa72d3e22.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/96c5cedb-3cbb-4941-a1c7-ba67efa3af3e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3f43d7d5-1992-4aa0-b9da-a2f7ff79d7c9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="ht... Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:04:14 EST 2016-08-16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6219326 Found in my email inbox... <BR> <BR> I don't know about you, but I need as much funny stuff as I can get <BR> considering the political news...... <BR> <BR> This is what all of us 70+, other seniors, and kids (south of 60) have <BR> to look forward to!! This is something that happened at an assisted <BR> living center. <BR> <BR> The people who live there have small apartments but they all eat at a <BR> central cafeteria. One morning one of the residents didn't show up for <BR> breakfast ... Tue, 16 Aug 2016 22:27:13 EST 2016-08-15 a prayer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6218728 <BR> "I hear no voice, I feel no touch, I see no glory bright. But yet I know that God is near, in darkness as in light. He watches ever by my side, and hears my whispered prayer. The Father for his little child, both day and night doth care. Amen." <BR> <BR> Bostwick, Marie. Ties That Bind (Cobbled Court Quilts Book 5) (p. 346). Kensington. Kindle Edition. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:11:00 EST 2016-08-15 another quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6218721 But when I walked to the front, I felt compelled to speak of her incredible courage and fortitude, and lessons her life and death had taught me: that we're stronger than we think we are, and that it is never too late to begin again. <BR> I didn't speak for long or with any special eloquence, but I hope whoever needed to hear Mari's message took it to heart. And I hope that when I face hard times in the future, as I surely shall, I'll remember that lesson, relearn it if I must, as many tim... Mon, 15 Aug 2016 23:51:30 EST 2016-08-14 The Sweetness of Forgetting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6217829 This was a really good read... <BR> "The Sweetness of Forgetting" by Kristen Harmel <BR> <BR> I recently read another novel by this author and read a little blurb about this book in those pages after the story and before the back cover... The blurb peaked my interest so I asked my local public library if they could get a copy for me via Inter-Library-Loan... which obviously they did! <BR> <BR> I strongly urge you to find a copy of this book... and READ it ! <BR> There is love, and hope, a... Sun, 14 Aug 2016 14:22:22 EST 2016-08-12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6216568 a Quote that includes a Quote: <BR> <BR> " "People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within." <BR> Elisabeth Kubler-Ross said that, and... " <BR> <BR> from this novel by: Bostwick, Marie. <BR> Titled: 'Ties That Bind (Cobbled Court Quilts Book 5)' (p. 1). Kensington. Kindle Edition. <BR> <BR> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:36:12 EST 2016-08-11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6216209 a quote: <BR> <BR> "Friendships make life worth living." <BR> <BR> from: <BR> Putney, Mary Jo. Once a Soldier (Rogues Redeemed) (Kindle Location 1421). Kensington. Kindle Edition. <BR> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:10:40 EST 2016-08-10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6215422 from my email inbox.... <BR> <BR> SENIOR DRIVER <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a751342f-2223-4549-944c-2640825a06bc.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My neighbor was working in his yard when he was startled by a late-model car that came crashing through his hedge and ended up in his front lawn. He rushed to help an elderly lady driver out of the car and sat her down on a lawn chair. <BR> <BR> He said with excitement, "You appear quite elderly to be driving." <BR> <BR> "Well,... Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:09:14 EST 2016-08-06 Embrace http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6213283 Embrace your body <BR> <BR> <link>//www.facebook.com/bodyimagemovement<BR>/videos/890239007770442/ </link> Sat, 6 Aug 2016 13:51:47 EST 2016-08-06 knit http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6213278 Fun - 18 important life lessons to learn from knitting... <BR> <BR> <link>//www.buzzfeed.com/alannaokun/import<BR>ant-life-lessons-to-learn-from-knittin<BR>g#.wkZvq7Q6wN </link> Sat, 6 Aug 2016 13:45:31 EST 2016-08-04 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6212247 an attempt to share... maybe it will work ? <BR> <BR> video is titled 11 things every woman should know <BR> <BR> https://www.facebook.com/powerofpositivi<BR>ty/videos/10153541232977371/ <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.facebook.com/powerofpositivity/v<BR>ideos/10153541232977371/ </link> Thu, 4 Aug 2016 15:27:38 EST 2016-08-03 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6211428 found in my email inbox ... from an old friend of 60+ years <BR> <BR> <BR> THE BACK NINE <BR> <BR> I FIRST STARTED READING THIS EMAIL & WAS READING FAST UNTIL I REACHED THE THIRD SENTENCE. I STOPPED AND STARTED OVER READING SLOWER AND THINKING ABOUT EVERY WORD. THIS EMAIL IS VERY THOUGHT PROVOKING. MAKES YOU STOP AND THINK. <BR> READ SLOWLY! <BR> <BR> AND THEN IT IS WINTER <BR> <BR> You know ... time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems j... Wed, 3 Aug 2016 09:00:56 EST 2016-07-31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6209960 from Recorded Books audio book 'Flight Patterns' by Karen White <BR> Chapter 35 disk 12 <BR> <BR> "There are no limits to starting over, that's why the sun rises every day, unless you are running in circles and then the outcome never changes." Sun, 31 Jul 2016 20:24:29 EST 2016-07-26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6206842 from my morning email inbox... Hope you find at least one smile / chuckle .... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1de6abee-c8f2-4e32-81f4-19ed04ffbbc0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/72a70f13-c0ff-4b8c-abd3-7c4d8885be0a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2e28e1cd-a3f0-445b-a815-6e37f6441bae.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/af073244-3140-4819-950a-133e7115d2f4.jpg"> ... Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:32:22 EST 2016-07-25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6206518 found within an email in my inbox.. <BR> <BR> <BR> "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits". <BR> Albert Einstein <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> the rest of the email was a political joke... attributed to Letterman... <BR> <BR> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:31:07 EST 2016-07-23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6205222 an ancient email inbox entry... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Most Beautiful Explanation of Death I've Ever Heard <BR> <BR> ~DEATH~ <BR> WHAT A WONDERFUL WAY TO EXPLAIN IT .. <BR> A sick man turned to his doctor as he was preparing to <BR> Leave the examination room and said, <BR> 'Doctor, I am afraid to die. <BR> Tell me what lies on the other side.' <BR> Very quietly, the doctor said, 'I don't know..' <BR> 'You don't know? You'r e , a Christian man, <BR> And don't know what's on the other side... Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:39:19 EST 2016-07-22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6205054 found in my email inbox today... <BR> <BR> A TOTALLY DIFFERENT OPINION ON OUR CURRENT ELECTION OPTIONS <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A Christian Pastor’s Analysis of the U.S. Election Drama <BR> <BR> Is Trump good for America? I mentioned Sunday that I would speak on this next week. Unfortunately, I found that I was shoehorning this topic into my planned message. To properly present what I want to speak on Sunday, I may have to leave the Donald out of it! But let me take a minute for thos... Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:37:27 EST 2016-07-20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6203872 I transcribed this from the audio edition of <BR> "An Amish Kitchen" by Beth Wiseman, Amy Clipston, & Kelly Long. <BR> <BR> Recipe for Hope <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> A taste of Faith <BR> A spoonful of Love <BR> 3 Cups of Prayer <BR> 1 Cup of Trust <BR> 4 Ounces of Kindness <BR> 2 Cups of Forgiveness <BR> 1 Bucketful of Laughter <BR> <BR> Mix all of the above together; <BR> <BR> but be careful not to let Judgement, Bad Attitude, Pride or Bitterness mingle with the ingredients. <BR> <B... Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:45:17 EST 2016-07-16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6201591 So I was reading along in my novel and found this word... which I needed to look up... <BR> <BR> Malthusian <BR> <BR> Milan, Courtney. Once Upon a Marquess (Worth Saga Book 1) (p. 153). Courtney Milan. Kindle Edition. <BR> <BR> You probably knew what I would find.. but just in case you don't know either.. here is what I found... <BR> <BR> <BR> Malthus Thomas Robert (1766-1834), English economist and clergyman. In Essay on Population (1798) he argued that without the practice of "moral ... Sat, 16 Jul 2016 17:12:17 EST 2016-07-15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6200789 found in my email inbox this morning.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> We are all struggling with something. May this be uplifting to you all. <BR> <BR> THIS WILL TRULY LIFT YOU UP SPIRITUALLY. ENJOY & BELIEVE. <BR> <BR> Isaiah 65:24 <BR> "Before they call I will answer; while they are still speaking I will hear." <BR> <BR> <BR> This is a story written by a doctor who worked in Africa. <BR> <BR> One night I had worked hard to help a mother in the labor wa... Fri, 15 Jul 2016 07:50:37 EST 2016-07-12 - a SP launch scheduled for tomorrow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6199337 Just read that there will be a new heading launched tomorrow (Wednesday the 13th)... <BR> the sample was for the start page.. It looks mostly the same... <BR> but I expect the heading will be for all of the sparkpages... <BR> essentially from the top of a page down and including the orange stripe with the buttons for: start, my trackers, articles & videos, community, today on sparkpeople. <BR> <BR> Try not to be surprised! Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:49:16 EST 2016-07-08 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6197020 from my email, inbox. <BR> <BR> Amazing how your values change as you age! <BR> <BR> An elderly lady was standing at the railing of the cruise ship holding her hat tight so that it would not blow away in the wind. <BR> A gentleman approached her and said, "Pardon me, madam.. I do not intend to be forward but did you know that your dress is blowing up in this high wind?" <BR> "Yes, I know," said the lady. "I need both my hands to hold onto this hat." <BR> "But madam, you must know that you a... Fri, 8 Jul 2016 13:46:37 EST re: how to stop food cravings... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6196322 <BR> Just read this blog... and thought to share it with you alll... <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>kriscarr.com/blog/how-to-stop-food-c<BR>ravings/?utm_source=funnel&utm_medium=<BR>email&utm_campaign=funnel8-cravings </link> Thu, 7 Jul 2016 08:12:20 EST Humor or Truth ?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6195370 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cc54da3a-9a5f-46d3-8da9-738d98b96f99.jpg"> Tue, 5 Jul 2016 16:38:46 EST 2016-07-03 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6194253 Here is a quote, well not exactly a quote but a "line" from <BR> <BR> "A Thread So Thin" Cobbled court Series, Book 3 by Marie Bostwick.. <BR> <BR> one character asks the other if she is lonely.. <BR> she responds with <BR> <BR> "Yes, of course I am lonely... but isn't everyone." <BR> <BR> Wow. maybe I am normal. Maybe... <BR> but ... I don't think I am lonely ... just alone... <BR> which is hard for someone who at least thinks she prefers to be half of a team of two. The years I h... Sun, 3 Jul 2016 18:32:38 EST 2016-06-30 log http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6192308 Found this (rerun) in my email inbox... and decided to share it... <BR> Totally unsure of any authenticity but it makes a good story. <BR> <BR> <BR> Sometimes people come up with some great ANSWERS! (or questions) <BR> <BR> <BR> ...Great Answer! <BR> <BR> For those that don't know him, Major General Peter Cosgrove is an Australian. <BR> General Cosgrove was interviewed on the radio recently. <BR> Read his reply to the lady who interviewed him concerning guns and children. <BR> Regar... Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:23:55 EST A log http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6189429 This started out life as a reply/comment on another "Sparkler's" blog. -- BUT-- <BR> I thought it probably was not the right place to write this. -- but -- I didn't want to just delete this ... 'cuz, maybe just maybe I needed to say it... and maybe just maybe someone needed to read it.. (Doubtful, but one never knows what anothers' needs might be.) <BR> <BR> There was a home movie of myself and my siblings boarding the school bus.. the first day of school for me...I was a skinny kid....... Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:48:39 EST Just in passing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6182675 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b57ae6d5-fc9a-40bc-84bf-72346ac8fcff.gif"> <BR> <BR> Senior citizens are constantly being criticized for every conceivable deficiency of the modern world, real or imaginary. We know we take responsibility for all we have done and do not try to blame others. <BR> <BR> <BR> HOWEVER, upon reflection, we would like to point out that it was NOT senior citizens who took: <BR> <BR> The melody out of music, <BR> <BR> The pride out of appea... Tue, 14 Jun 2016 10:54:04 EST Just for fun http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6180742 an interesting site <BR> hometalk.com loaded with lots of DIY ideas... some of them just might work for you.. most are not for me... but they are fun to see and read about..and some I have already done because of my "make do, reuse" way of life. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.hometalk.com/16003675/s-15-whims<BR>ical-ways-to-use-old-furniture-in-your<BR>-flower-bed </link> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 08:55:49 EST