POETICJUSTUS's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=POETICJUSTUS POETICJUSTUS'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/ Happy Mother's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5925583 Blessings to all Mommies. Hope your Day will be awesome! <BR> <em>247</em> Sun, 10 May 2015 01:41:47 EST Hello There! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921132 Happy May! I haven't blogged in a while but I have more time on my hands now that I'm not in school! I hope all is well. I so thank you all for your support during school! You're all aces in my book! <BR> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>185</em> <em>214</em> <em>252</em> Sat, 2 May 2015 03:16:40 EST I handled stress wrong!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5901475 I handled stress wrong . I eat until I pass out. I guess no different than a person drinking too much. Instead of staggering I have a muffin top. I just can't turn to exercise to release endorphines . Why should I? The problems will still exist ! Okay I'll stop before someone offers me a little Cheese with my Whine ! I'm just saying I'm dissappointed that I know what will help but won't climb in the life raft. What do you guys do ? Feeling like this is so overwhelming. I really do want to kno... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:42:47 EST Top Of the Morning to Ya ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894341 Happy St. Patrick's Day <em>440</em> . May any snake in your life be driven out! Here in Austin were doing South by Southwest. Lots of celebrities & fanfare! Exhausting!! Traffics a bear. I'm getting old. I should be star struck <em>8</em> .N-e-hoo! have a great day! <em>441</em> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 01:15:05 EST All Good Things must come to an End)-: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892317 All good things must come to an end. NOT Really !! Time for this quarter's finals & am I ready for the long one week break. Yes ONE week !! YIKES ! I need a little down time to recharge my battery but God is providing all of what I need so I think I'll stay out of the way and let him. Hope you guys have a great weekend! Today's my Monday. Blessings.... Carolyn <BR> <em>441</em> <em>185</em> <em>381</em> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:00:56 EST I Can't believe it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890224 I Can't believe it! It's been a little over a month and I'm down 18.5 pounds. I have been with Spark People almost 4 years, I never lost weight . I am a food addict and I just thought I'm lazy . "Food doesn't control me, "I'd say .Through gaining weight and high blood pressure. Adding girth and diabetes. Being told I can lose my eye sight and my legs MY LIFE! I still didn't believe . My ah-ha moment was watching my lab work spiral out of control &, hearing a faint voice's say, " I'm going to... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:54:24 EST WoW! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889030 In Texas (Austin) We had an ice storm last Saturday, My car got slammed But I'm good, <em>334</em> , It rained every day for a week with temperatures from 30^ to 48^, then the temp went up to 60^. Needless to say there are a whole lot of colds and sinusitis going on! What a roller coaster!! <em>27</em> <em>259</em> <em>425</em> . Sun, 8 Mar 2015 03:21:21 EST A couple weeks until Finals!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888468 Yikes a couple weeks until finals! ! I'm working as well as I can. I have become a part of a great study group and we will try to go through school together . We all have the same major. I'm excited, amazed and kinda afraid,,, but I'm suiting up and showing up anyway. Love you bunches you guys. <BR> Carolyn the Middle aged student (-; <BR> <em>185</em> <em>137</em> <em>381</em> Sat, 7 Mar 2015 03:21:30 EST Happy Heart Day Y'all! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5875952 You are Loved! Happy VAlentine Day! <BR> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 00:59:22 EST Thanks for the HELP YOUSE GUYS (-; http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874589 I just met a guy from Mass that says "youse guys". Love it. You're probably right, probably dehydrated. I hate drinking water. I drink lots of teas and sodas , not water . Guess it caught up with me . I have never felt so awful in my life. I felt like I was Melting! YIKES! Watch out wicked witch of the west. I 'm going to try the things Spark people suggest , putting lemon or some type of fruit in my water. THERE OR OTHER SUGGESTIONS I just CAN'T REMEMBER. Can YOUSE guys? Blessings, have a ... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:53:16 EST What's Up? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5871005 I don't know what's going on. I been so sleepy lately . I have worked night shift a number of years withn no trouble. Got a cup of coffee... not working. I have slept well on my off days. I am sitting here now nodding ! WOW!. Just need to put that out there. Blessed weekend y'all! Carolyn <em>102</em> <em>102</em> <em>334</em> Sat, 7 Feb 2015 00:32:55 EST Have a Blessed Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869120 <em>26</em> School is going well. Still having a ball. My anxiety is still UP and down. I haven't woken in panic and mind numbing fear in a while I'm so grateful! Have a great day. <BR> <em>306</em> <em>252</em> <em>26</em> <em>185</em> <em>252</em> Wed, 4 Feb 2015 04:48:29 EST Have a Great Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5861968 Take it easy . Even God rested on the Sabbath. Set a good example by being good to yourself. You never know who is watching. Have a Great Sunday. <BR> <em>288</em> <em>459</em> <em>223</em> <em>414</em> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:55:46 EST Let's get it Started ! ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5861305 Got my new calendar to organize my time. Dropped a class I had a credit for already and off I goooooo ! I'm still loving school . Where the anxiety comes from, I Don't know ! I have a friend in my church who is a counselor ( actually one of the church elders ), we talked today. I feel a little better. I think my insurance will pay for me to see him . God , He can be such a mystery sometimes. But what a pleasant surprise. ....Blessings y'all. <BR> <em>185</em> <em>296</em> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:08:29 EST Have a Great Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5856192 I'm going to attempt to do a better job of organizing for school. Calendars ,schedules and staying ahead of my test and assignments will be the thing to do. Do something fun for the weekend y'all for 11 weeks I will be living vicariously thru you! Have a Ball! Blessings <BR> <em>185</em> <em>381</em> <em>220</em> <em>252</em> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 05:20:49 EST Let the Bells ring! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5856152 Schools back in session. Classes I need are over crowded. Books are scare , and I love it! I never thought I would want to ever go to college and here I am! You know they say if you want to make God laugh... show Him your plans. He is Rolling up in heaven now. Blessings, You are loved. <em>252</em> <em>185</em> <em>381</em> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 00:53:36 EST How 's it going http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850719 Today's my Monday ! I'm at work trying to develop a way of working that will stop the write ups I've been receiving. On a light ger note. It's a new year and I look forward to making new mistakes , finding new challenges and living my life OUT LOUD! ...Blessings <BR> <em>244</em> <em>345</em> <em>524</em> <em>236</em> Fri, 9 Jan 2015 23:54:04 EST And Away I Goooo........ ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5849750 I got my schedule for the new quarter and I'm psyched ! I got mostly the schedule I wanted and I even went out on a limb to take a class over that I had been given an auto credit. It's called "Strategies of Success." Forty years of being out of school , I think I need this! I hope the New Year is bright for everyone. ....Blessings <BR> <em>236</em> <em>185</em> <em>381</em> <em>321</em> Thu, 8 Jan 2015 19:58:38 EST A Change Is Gonna Come! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5847308 I have, in the past 30 days, been written up on my job three times ! I HAVEN'T BEEN WRITTEN UP THIS MUCH IN SUCH A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME IN MY 38 YEAR CAREER as a nurse!! I asked my boss point blank if she wanted me "gone". Of course she said No! Texas is a right to wk state they can fire me because it's Tuesday( hee-hee). The difference is me. I was sad for a minute or 50 then I got busy putting changes in place to correct the errors. Is my ego bruised ? Yeppers. I'm I a bit PARANOID ? You b... Tue, 6 Jan 2015 05:04:10 EST I'm ready to get going! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5844340 It's time for my next quarter in school ! I passed algebra and public speaking , barely above "C" level and "Aced" English Comp. WOW ! Can you say MIRACLE! I sure can, and the dreamy looking professor was a constant source of inspiration? Perspiration? Tomato , toMato ,sooo Monday I' ll look @ my schedule, and prepare for the halls of academia, and stuff. What are you guys up to? Blessings <BR> Fri, 2 Jan 2015 23:27:38 EST Rapid weight Loss for me! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5840269 Rapid weight Loss for me! <BR> <BR> <BR> I have found the answer to Rapid weight Loss for me! Increasing my gratitude, decreasing negativity , immediately replacing it with positive action , and taking time daily for brief meditation. It has to brief because the hamster wheel I call my thoughts are constantly in distracting , usually self destructive mode. It's wonderful when the stress is arrested. The physical improvement can follows suit. Look out 2015 , the best really is yet to come! T... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 00:55:22 EST Classes are over !! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835663 Classes are over and it's time to gear up for the next quarter. I haven't seen my scores but I really learned a lot... about myself. So I'm going to breathe, for now , enjoy family and friends, and get ready to begin the winter session. Blessings and Season's greetings t y'all! <em>445</em> <em>389</em> <em>445</em> <em>446</em> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:03:28 EST IT'S TIME FOr COLLEGE FINALS!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834325 I have had enough coffee to fuel a car and I studyed as much as I could.! It all come <BR> s down to this ! Now I need to enjoy the Journey? Have a Blessed day! Onward into the Fog! <em>334</em> <em>40</em> <em>58</em> <em>244</em> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:19:52 EST Speak it & make it so ! # 38 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832190 Praise God from whom all Blessings flow.! <BR> Classes are almost over. Adjusting to classes has made me reach deeper into my faith , and release a lot of pride ,which I didn't think I had. It's like the saying " If you go around sharing how humble you are , you probably are not."So I have learned to ask for help , which I got from this site as well as friends and family (thank you), and PRAYED up a storm. I am still having a blast being a 57 year old freshman( I'm not the only one either). ... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:44:17 EST Speak it & make it so ! # 37 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828421 Happy Holidays to all! <BR> <BR> Merry Christmas <BR> <BR> Blessings to All! <em>445</em> Sat, 6 Dec 2014 02:11:07 EST Speak it & make it so ! # 36 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826166 Speak it & make it so ! Today I speak humility. By the by out of my two exams I made a "B" on one an "F" on the other . I'm going to go back in time and beat up old Mr. Algebra or whoever created this type of math hee-hee. I have learned quite a bit , not enough to pass the course. So today I am going to my advisor to see if I can drop the class. The weird thing is , I don't feel relief. I feel sad , let down . I don't know how to explain it . I still have two other classes to concentrate on... Tue, 2 Dec 2014 02:56:03 EST Speak it & make it so ! # 35 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824452 Hello my friends. <BR> I hope you all had a beautiful Thanksgiving. I spent the day before with family and Thxgvn day with people with no one to share the holiday with. I got more from them than I gave. Have a great weekend and Blessings to all of you. Carolyn <em>524</em> <em>429</em> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:43:36 EST Speak it & make it so ! # 34 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5818069 I was able to attend a fantastic Women's conference this weekend. I have decided to apply what I have learned in the conference to my upcoming challenges. What I learned is not to quit or become so fearful that I become paralyzed and not go forward with future task or dreams. The enemy has so amplified my fears that I can't even think to go to my source of power and/or comfort , My Father. So today I speak of fearlessness. I have two mid term exams today I will suit up show up and be prayed u... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:36:27 EST Speak it & make it so ! # 33 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815535 I spoke up in algebra class and got the help I needed. I was embarrassed for only an inth of a second. I might just pass this class after all! I'm still enjoying the college experience <em>321</em> Yeah me ! The holiday's are upon us and for the first time I'm not obsessing over what I can and cannot eat. So today I speak Victory over embarrassment ! <BR> <em>381</em> <em>524</em> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:33:09 EST Speak it & make it so ! # 32 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5812884 My classes and work schedule have me in a whirl wind. I hope everyone is well, or getting there. I am teachable , I am capable and I and willing. What about you? Blessings Carolyn <BR> <em>521</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>386</em> Sat, 8 Nov 2014 01:17:14 EST Speak it & make it so ! # 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5804826 Have a great Lord's Day! I'm at work but I'll have a little time to study as well. Yea! My prayers go out to all of us hurting , broken , and who think they are alone. Reach out , we are here. My prayers for those of us with cups over flowing. Grace an Mercy to you all. I'm praying for all....Blessings. Carolyn <BR> <em>521</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>386</em> <em>43</em> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:55:02 EST Speak it and make it so # 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5802807 It's time to come clean. I came into a small sum of money a couple months ago, & I have been eating out & snacking every since. I gained a pant <em>296</em> size. So to today is my Farewell to Lucky Charms" letter. <BR> Dear Lucky , <BR> Who ever would have thought you would turn your back on me when we have been through so much. The separation, you were there , sweet, convenient ,actually energizing... SP tells me now this was probably a Sugar High, whoa! The kids leaving the nest , the q... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:30:30 EST Speak it and make it so # 29 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5800141 Not getting enough sleep so I'm going to try to organize my habits as well as my home and activities. <em>102</em> I'm a little overwhelmed with school , as anyone would be if they hadn't been to school in a while. So, I'm going to try to use the fear like fuel when I get run down from lack of rest. Getting rest is my main priority though. Have a blessed weekend. <em>521</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>386</em> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:33:57 EST Speak it and make it so # 28 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797195 Hi you guys . I'm ready for another exciting week of work and school! Any one else got any thing good, bad or indifferent going on? Come on, let's here it! Blessings to you all. <BR> <BR> <em>321</em> <em>306</em> <em>321</em> <em>381</em> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:03:03 EST Speak it and make it so # 27 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796161 The first week of classes were fun. I need to get with my adult children and let them know in a loving way that they cannot call for services @ the last minute now that I'm in school. This is really important to me. The instructors are very serious about being late. We won't even talk about missing class. I was late because the kids just assumed I could transport grandkiddos to school, after all the had to get to work! Everything turned out okay though.So today I will speak clarity... Bless... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 04:21:34 EST Speak it & make it so # 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5793816 Today was my first day of classes. It was surprisingly easy and effortless.( I know it's just the 1st day). Let me just say it was fun! <em>185</em> . I thought I would still be wandering lost in the halls of academia , really. I am taking parallel courses since I haven't been to school in almost 40 years. The instructors so far are accommodating , accessible and interesting as heck! Yeah , I'm not a dumb bunny <em>450</em> , but even if I were , school is the cure....so today I'll sp... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 04:01:55 EST Speak it & make it so # 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5792058 It's amazing!! As of this past Thursday I am a freshman ! A 57 year freshman! I'm enrolled to college, something I always wanted to do but rationalized away, scared off or just plain ran into Bad Timing! Yowzers my dream is coming true! If someone told me that I, a walking talking statistic, would be living her dream, I would look behind me to see who you were talking to( tee-hee ). The Journey continues........Blessings <BR> <em>104</em> <em>381</em> <em>304</em> <em>220</em> ... Sat, 4 Oct 2014 03:54:37 EST Speak it & make it so # 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789477 I am attempting to make better use of my time . Get help from professionals where it's called for , and rest as needed. I'm looking forward to , "Eating to live instead of living to eat". I may write a farewell letter to the love of my life as well. I'll entitle it , "Food , I'm letting you go so I can fly... or @ least lift off the tarmac" (-; .Blessings <BR> <em>247</em> <em>212</em> <em>212</em> <em>247</em> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:56:32 EST Speak it & make it so # 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787720 I have been struggling with a bout of depression and I 've learned a few things , 1.) I can't ignore it(depression), it will NOT go away. I kept thinking to myself , " You're just a little blue." or... " I have so much to be grateful for, what is my problem? " 2.) Isolation isn't the same as taking a little" Me" time. I found myself only coming out to shop for food or to take care of business I couldn't do over the I-net. I couldn't wait to jump into bed or the couch and veg out! 3. ) There... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 04:39:51 EST Speak it & make it so # 22 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5784725 Much a blog about nothing. I wanted to go back to college but I have not paid off my school loan. It may be in default. so today I'm taking the BULL BY THE HORNS, & finding out what I need to do about getting my affairs in order. Little prayer would be nice.. Speaking with financial institutions of any kind scare the Be-jeezers outta me. Have a Great Day.................Blessings <BR> <em>43</em> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:54:29 EST Speak it & make it so # 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774930 I'm a little groggy. I slept but was up & down a lot. Lots of important decisions need to be made in the next 2 weeks. So I will be in constent prayer, talking to God & meditation, listening for the answer.So today I speak prayer and obedience. <BR> <em>43</em> <em>259</em> <em>296</em> Sun, 7 Sep 2014 02:05:39 EST Speak it & make it so # 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774334 Hello Sparking people. I hope your week was great & your weekend to be glorious. Tonite I speak Relaxation. .... Blessings <BR> <em>521</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>220</em> Sat, 6 Sep 2014 01:41:28 EST Speak it & make it so # 19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770281 Today I am a bit unorganized but happy. One of my short term goals is to get organized. I might need to make that a long term goal. (- : It's good to get organized but I want to keep it that-a-way, as my Grandma used to say! So today I speak organization...Blessings Y'all <BR> <em>521</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>244</em> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 05:01:55 EST Speak it & make it so # 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769743 I work @ a nursing home @ nite. I have worked many years in these facilities. I have been loved on , missed while away on vacation, depended on, and relied upon to be professional @ all times. There is a side of this calling that is difficult. I am a woman of color and some of the people I take care can be 100 + y/o. Some had slaves as children and think very little of non-caucasian employees. The thing that bothers me most is that although so much has changed , in the blink of an eye I go ... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:32:18 EST Speak it & make it so # 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765824 Well the cob webs are clearing , for some reason this hospitalization was more difficult to bounce back from. I feel sometimes I am wading mentally & physically through mud. So the answer is to kick up the walking a notch. I stayed out all day Thursday browsing through shops maybe for about 8 hours. I did some moderate walking but in spurts. It helped clear my mind a little . So today I speak ....clarity. Blessings y'all. <BR> <em>521</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>223</em> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:41:06 EST Speak it & make it so # 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762567 Today my 4 th grandson , or as I like to call them Grand dude was born. My new gift from heaven is Brian Isaiah Scott , 7 lbs 13 oz. . I thank the Lord above for allowing me to see him ushered into this world. He was surrounded by love, laughter , little cousins , grandma's, excited uncles and aunts. He just laid in the nurses arms as though he has no idea the joy he brings. So today I speak Joy !....Blessings <em>247</em> <em>185</em> <em>176</em> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:40:01 EST Speak it & make it so time! # 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758009 A week out of the hospital and I'm at work and even took a 10 minute walk. My body went haywire. My brain yelled ...WHAT IS SHE DOING WE DON'T WALK, EVER! My skin itched and my stomach said, " We're full is she trying to kill us ? I left for that brief walk and had decided to hate every minute of it. Thanks to my harmonic wheezing I forgot about it. Soooo I'll do it again & see if I can start a new habit . Maybe even a streak. Blessings from the couch potato. Carolyn <BR> <em>363</em> ... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 05:30:04 EST Speak it & make it so time! # 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751483 Hey y'all I'm studying for a pre-nursing exam, sorta, kinda. Every time I get overwhelmed or feel it coming on. I turn my eyes &/or my hands to heaven & just say, " God help me. " Awesome . I am having very little stress. I ordered a study guide and am trudging along. Just imagine me in school after 30+ years! YAAAA Hoo! Hot diggity! Please send prayers and positive energy my way! .....Blessings y'all. Carolyn <BR> <BR> <em>521</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>40</em> Sat, 2 Aug 2014 05:15:20 EST Speak it & make it so time! # 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748672 We have the VICTORY? OH for goodness sake . I need to say it like I mean it! It has been easy enough to be" Debbie downer". I have her on automatic pilot. I have to Fake it till I make it when speaking or acting positively, why? For me it's because I have been told repeatedly to not get my hopes up or, to settle for less or not to even try ,,, all in the name of not putting my heart out there . Or not getting my dreams stomped on. Maybe this was to help but it didn't. What 's interesting is ... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:01:38 EST Speak it & make it so time! # 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746754 Well I'm taking better care of myself. Unfortunately that means that my doctors will be listed as dependents on my W-2's next year. I've been checked from the Rooter to the Tooter & I'm have no modesty left. As a matter of fact I told my doctor, " I told you I had fabulous bone structure, next time do the xray first, the fat can sometime get in the way!" He just stared with his mouth open . I'm going to have to work on his Funny Bone( Hee-hee) . Love y'all .Carolyn Blessings <em>334</em> ... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:24:31 EST