SHERYLDS's SparkPeople Blog SHERYLDS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Doppleganger made myself Sausage and peppers with a 3 of bell peppers, green beans, and just 2 Premio chorizo sausage links over 1/2 cup of rice. delish. Then I had crudite of carrots and sliced cucumbers with a lite blue cheese dressing for a dip. I'm still on my veggie kick, but I skipped the salad today. <BR> <BR> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> <BR> <BR> A doppelgänger is a look-alike or double of a living person. <BR> When they... Wed, 12 Jul 2017 16:34:57 EST Salads I'm on a salad streak right now and doing great. <BR> No cooking, easy clean-up, lots of veggies, and low-cal <BR> What's not to love? <BR> My only gripe is that produce has taken a big price hike this year, and it becomes even more apparent when you reach for celery and see $2.69. Or red bell peppers at $3 lb. and that's about 2 peppers worth. And that's at a supermarket with the best prices. Yikes. <BR> <BR> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> <em>232</em> <em>1... Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:58:26 EST An Antidote to all the Political News <img src=""> <BR> KITTEN ACADEMY FENNEL AND TOFFEE <BR> Toffee (Orange tabby) was a kitten born at Kitten Academy and Fennel (Tortoiseshell cat) was a feral stray who was the most frightened of the litter...bonded to Toffee. <BR> The short video is very sweet. <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> I'm a news junkie, and the insanity is beyond words. <BR> Nixon's Watergate is noth... Fri, 12 May 2017 11:30:12 EST Today is Nothing Like a Dame Day <img src=""> <BR> World's Oldest Supermodel, 83-Year-Old Daphne Selfe <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:33:47 EST My Tote Boxes have become Time Capsules <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> these cartoons say it all. I am so bad that I really haven't gone near some of them for years. And I do mean years folks. <BR> I think it's time to call the Goodwill pickup people.... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 20:49:11 EST Spring has arrived <img src=""> <BR> <BR> The first week of the Challenge is always a jump start for me. <BR> This season I'm going to really focus on getting at least 6 servings of veggies a day, <BR> and strength training. <BR> <BR> I shredded a head of cabbage yesterday for a quick snack standby. <BR> I make a quick and easy ginger dressing with a little rice wine vinegar, olive oil, sesame oil, and sriracha...and I'm good t... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:56:30 EST I feel like Whining I'm a news junkie and I can't get all the drama out of my head, <BR> but at the same time I can't stop watching. <BR> First thing in the morning, last thing before bed. <BR> I keep trying to stick with healthy food, but I keep craving the carbs. <BR> I bought a box of egg matzos 4 days ago...gone. <BR> I bought another box this morning. <BR> <BR> I started making myself cappuccinos, but I get nervous about overdoing that in case I become hyper. {...think of the Kramer coffee epi... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 20:41:52 EST Clueless Consider me clueless...... <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> If they want to discontinue these essential health services <em>40</em> <BR> then WHAT exactly DOES it cover <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR>'s something else that isn't covered Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:56:03 EST Make Your Inner Child Smile <img src=""> <BR> You Managed To Sneak Some Cauliflower Into The Mashed Potatoes <BR> And None Of Your Picky Eaters Complained <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> You Took A Long Long Walk To Your Favorite Coffee Shop <BR> And Treated Yourself To A Low-Cal Favorite And <BR> Then Walked Back Proud <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spark... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:09:28 EST Conspiracy Theory <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Tue, 7 Mar 2017 18:56:59 EST Heads I Win...Tails You Lose <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, <BR> good people don't go into government. <BR> ~Donald Trump <BR> <BR> Donald Trump contradictions in his own words <... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 12:36:05 EST Freedom of the Press is Under Attack NY Times, LA Times, Politico and CNN blocked from a White House Media gaggle or Briefing.... <BR> SAY GOODBYE TO FREEDOM OF THE PRESS <BR> <BR> Freedom of the press is a precious privelege <BR> that no country can forego. <BR> ~Mahatma Gandhi <BR> <BR> Very few people really care about freedom, about liberty, <BR> about the truth...very few. <BR> Very few people have guts, the kind of guts on which <BR> a real democracy has to depend. <BR> Without people with that sort of guts, <BR>... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:04:53 EST When Everything is Crazy...Find some Humor. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch(9:48) <BR> <link><BR>list=RDdSoXEtFPTfI&index=2 </link> <BR> <BR> More adventures in replying to spam | James Veitch (10:20) <BR> <link><BR>list=RDdSoXEtFPTfI&index=14 </link> <BR> <BR> The agony of trying to unsubscribe | James Veitch (7:40) <BR>... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:01:42 EST Trust Issues <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:29:13 EST The Good, The Bad, and the...Wow, Just Wow <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> My stomach was just starting to settle down from the ALTERNATIVE FACTS queen, <BR> when low and b... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:10:52 EST Nevertheless She Persisted -- GO LIZ <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Republican senators voted on Tuesday to formally silence Elizabeth Warren for <BR> 'impugning' Senator Jeff Sessions, by condemning his nomination for Attorney General and choosing to read a letter from Coretta Scott King who criticized Mr Sessions record on civil rights. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Appar... Thu, 9 Feb 2017 00:11:03 EST A Challenge against the Constitution <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Trump’s Immigration Order Remains Suspended <BR> The court is set to hear oral arguments by phone on Tues, February 7 at 6 p.m. ET, in the next critical legal test of the constitution. <BR> <BR> The only justification for an unvetted, fact-bare and hastily issued ban would be a TIME OF EMERGENCY. As in President Bush’s response to 9/11: when he shut down United States airspace. <BR> <BR... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 11:34:05 EST Oooh my Aching Back <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Moved the wrong way and put my back out again. <BR> Not good. <BR> I could barely walk last night and I'm popping Aleve like M&Ms. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 6 Feb 2017 21:13:31 EST Ya Gotta Love Melissa McCarthy <img src=""> <BR> ‘SNL': Melissa McCarthy’s Sean Spicer Hit White House Press with Podium <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> SHE NAILED IT.....ANOTHER CLASSIC <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Melissa McCarthy and Her Spanx <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> <img src="http... Sun, 5 Feb 2017 10:35:24 EST I feel like Ormie <img src=""> <BR> <BR> ORMIE THE PIG <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> <BR> <BR> The news continues to drive me crazy...and with good reason. <BR> Remember the banking fiasco that drove us into Recession. <BR> Well...hold on to your wallets... <BR> <BR> Trump begins rollback of Dodd-Frank fin... Sat, 4 Feb 2017 10:24:34 EST The Terminator was Priceless <img src=""> <BR> Just for Laughs - Theatro Hugo & Ines - the MIME <BR> <link><BR>list=PLR4NqpcxIpaK-ATqnj4laZZQnMuiCUAW8 </link> <BR> <BR> these days I try to take my mind off the news and find something to smile about. <BR> but even Trump news can be comical. <BR> During the NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST SPEECH, <BR> Trump missed a perfect opportunity to try to bring people t... Fri, 3 Feb 2017 16:56:11 EST A Moral Compass <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 1 Feb 2017 13:33:25 EST The Dark Side <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> the White House DENIES that key leaders were not informed or consulted. <BR> (Defense Secretary Mattis, Homeland Security Kelly, Nominee for Secretary of State, House Judiciary Chairman, or other Nat... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:19:23 EST Get Smart -- Chaos is Here <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src="">... Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:20:48 EST Panic is becoming the new norm <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Trump downgraded the role of military advisers on his National Security Council <BR> in favor of Steve Bannon. The National Security Council (NSC) is a committee <BR> created to advise the President on ALL NATIONAL SECURITY MATTERS, <BR> including domestic, military, and foreign matters. <BR> Trump ADDED White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon to "the principals committee," and Re... Sun, 29 Jan 2017 13:55:30 EST Communicating with Someone from an Alternate Reality <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Sometimes the best lessons come from comedy. <BR> The simple art of breaking down the walls that separate us and <BR> finding openings where we can get through to each other. <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:26:01 EST The Wisdom of Will Rogers <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:17:34 EST The Wisdom of Groucho <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:57:53 EST Alternative Facts :) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:54:16 EST Performing Arts -- Hugo & Ines The patterns of thoughts, emotions, characteristics, and behaviors that make a person unique also connects him to other people, one way or the other . <BR> We recognize feelings and personality traits. <BR> Performing Arts expand on that. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Hugo and Ines -- The Magician (2:41) <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.c... Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:34:43 EST Performing Arts Human behavioral characteristics generally derive from human sociability, language and symbol use, and the influence they seek on their own world. These include rationality and irrationality, intellect and emotion, and self-preservation and altruism. <BR> The performing arts help us see, thru flaws and all, <BR> the simple essence of what makes us human <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Figura Theatre - Sense of Bea... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:43:23 EST Puppets <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:33:09 EST Learn to Dance in the Rain <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> One must know the so-called 'lesson of a downpour.' <BR> A man, caught in a sudden rain en route, <BR> dashes along the road not to get wet or drenched. <BR> Once one takes it for granted that in rain he naturally gets wet, <BR> he can be in a tranquil frame of mind even when soaked to ... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:02:36 EST Inspiration from Bruce Lee <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:28:18 EST I Think I Need A Drink <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:25:59 EST Water Cook Book <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:47:39 EST Winter Challenge Begins with the Weigh-In <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I told him if he didn't stop eating my food <BR> it would come back to bite him in the ass. <BR> Close enough <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:46:28 EST Wild Men Day <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:40:07 EST Car Trouble (funny) It's the little things in life that send us over the edge. <BR> enjoy this cute anecdote from OPENBAY OVERDRIVE <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> THE ABS LIGHT <BR> <BR> Car trouble can be stressful . there is nothing like the dreaded check-engine light haunting you, without any further explanation of what needs to be done to fix your car. OPENBAY recently received a service request from a driver whose illuminate... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:06:18 EST A Perfect Day for Hot and Sour Soup Today is Bubble Bath Day! <BR> and Male Watchers Day <BR> I like to multi-task <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 8 Jan 2017 15:18:49 EST The Thunder Down Under When it comes to holidays, January has one of the most unusual events of the year. <BR> Fair warning - if you are the faint of "fart," this particular holiday may not be for you. <BR> On the heels of National Bean Day, Jan. 7 is National Pass Gas Day. Yep, seriously. <BR> One day a year is devoted to, well, flatulence. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 7 Jan 2017 09:07:57 EST Embrace Your Inner Child <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Wed, 4 Jan 2017 09:37:29 EST A Healthy Sense of Humor <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src="">... Tue, 3 Jan 2017 10:08:21 EST The Bare Facts <img src=""> <BR> <BR> For Me...Choices either keep me inching forward (however slowly) <BR> or the send me sliding back as if I'm on a icy hill. <BR> It seems the older I get...the harder it is to keep my footing. <BR> I find myself working harder just to maintain where I am <BR> and that's not even close to where I want to be. <BR> <BR> One Day at a Time is all I can handle. <BR> And I need to keep totally focu... Mon, 2 Jan 2017 18:18:02 EST The Start of a New Year <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sun, 1 Jan 2017 12:13:17 EST The End of a Bad Year <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Sat, 31 Dec 2016 10:52:14 EST New Year's Resolutions (from a Dog's Viewpoint) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=" Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:21:45 EST Loose Change <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I always end up with lots of pennies in my handbag. <BR> I keep dumping them in coffee cans at home and can't be bothered wrapping them up and bringing them to the bank. <BR> So when I came across the DIY article, I was intrigued. <BR> Lots of great ideas...I guess some people have more common cents than I do <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Save Your Pennies For These 12 Jaw Dropping Decor Ideas ... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 12:32:31 EST TWAS THE NIGHT AFTER CHRISTMAS <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I wrote this a few years back, but I consider it my masterpiece. <BR> Hope you enjoy it. <BR> Peace and Good Will to all of you. <BR> <BR> TWAS THE NIGHT AFTER CHRISTMAS <BR> by SherylDS <BR> <BR> Twas the night after Christmas, when all through the house <BR> Not a cookie crumb lurking. There must be a mouse. <BR> The stockings were ripped off the chimney with flare, <BR> In hopes that S... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 01:35:49 EST What Not To Give For Christmas (funny) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Leo Watches As Leona Opens The Gift He Bought Her <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> A VACUUM?...You Gave Me A VACUUM ??? <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Yeah...The Other Day I Ran The Vacuum To Pick Up <BR> After I Knocked Over The... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 07:58:44 EST