SUGARSMOM2's SparkPeople Blog SUGARSMOM2's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community update for granddaughter and the 30 days that have passed . <em>437</em> alright . she went to a quick 3 day program . let me tell you this is hard to think that they can and do think 3 days is enough . allow me to tell you no it is not . she then went into a 28 day program. she is now better but still doing . she has not come home yet . Her brother says no i hate her .i can never forgive her . Her mom is caught between she is my daughter and i want her home and know even if she has not i must keep her here . as her grandmother i have to say i love ... Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:53:35 EST thanksgiving was a mess . granddaughter is the cause . we where planning just him and i for dinner but plans quickly changed . first we where to host our grandson and daughter was going to visit her daughter in south car. all well and good . then daughter waned to change up plans . seems grandson wanted to go to see his nephews and play games with them . i was asked to host my granddaughter . no problem we say . we can cook and want to see her as had not in a very long time . so plans laid down . was told we needed to go get her and take her back... Sat, 25 Nov 2017 16:03:40 EST thanksgiving was a mess . granddaughter is the cause . we where planning just him and i for dinner but plans quickly changed . first we where to host our grandson and daughter was going to visit her daughter in south car. all well and good . then daughter waned to change up plans . seems grandson wanted to go to see his nephews and play games with them . i was asked to host my granddaughter . no problem we say . we can cook and want to see her as had not in a very long time . so plans laid down . was told we needed to go get her and take her back... Sat, 25 Nov 2017 16:03:36 EST Nobody interested . Yeah we are living in an nation that no one is interested in anything anyone else is doing or going though . I have gained weight and you got it no one is interested . a child is left out in the cold and another is left in a hot car and died . all because no one was interested . what have we become ? lets wake up and start to care about other people and other things besides yourself . is that fancy dress really more important then finding out if your neighbor needs a helping hand . is there a... Sat, 4 Nov 2017 12:52:08 EST confessions of a fat housewife I bought another cookbook . my hubby went ranting and ragin around the house . A another cookbook what do you need another cookbook for ? I have more cookbooks then caters has little liver pills and believe me he has a lot of them . I had had many phases of being a wife and mother like van gol and his blue period painting . I started my quest in cooking a young wife i wanted my family to eat right . i stripped sugars out of the house . next went fat .. and them soda on and on . my children ha... Sun, 9 Oct 2016 12:12:56 EST Can money buy happiness . well the answer might be for some yes but if you really think about it . no it can not .It can make life more comfortable and of course added luxury . It certainly can make some life changing additions but real inside your heart happiness .no . that comes from within your soul . Have you ever meet someone that just is a very miserable person . nothing can make them happy no matter what you do . this type of person needs a change of percetive . they are looking for the wrong things have the w... Mon, 4 Jul 2016 08:23:26 EST flood waters did not come to our part of the state but sure hit hard in other parts . i live at the peak of west Virginia . within minutes i can be in ohio or Penn. . the fiesta dishware is also in my part of the state . I feel so badly for the people who are hit with the flood waters . many lost everything . I wonder how you start all over again . many are retired and can not replace all that they lost .AS i watch all the videos of the flood water taking evey thing <em>437</em> <em>437</em> <em>381</em> away i am at a loss for words . words mean many things and can ... Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:17:29 EST Ladies can you lend me your ears for a wee bit . as i sit here i am wondering . why is the world full of so much hatred . why can we not all get along ? I must join in the battle and add my voice to those of a famous rock star and he canceled his concert . the reason gay rights and what the law stands upon . it is wrong to discriminate against anyone . we are all the same white black red green or blue . men women and and those that love them . we can not allow them to return us to the dark ages . give equal rights to everyone . gay marriage... Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:48:00 EST New Years eve day . last day of the year . lets review a bit . as i sit here thinking about the past year i am amazed . all the things that have accored to me are endless . We had a Christmas dinner family started a fight at the dinner table and ruined the spirt of the season . after all that work to make a great meal they where secraming at one another and totlaly ruined the day and spirt . It showed me that we are all animals and act as such at times . I wanted so much for this yeas season . next year will be different . I will not make the meal that t... Thu, 31 Dec 2015 07:29:25 EST who killed Christmas ? as a young child this was my favorite Holiday season . My mom made it such a very good time for a child . I tried to do the same for my own children . Did not work . As a young girl i would wake up Christmas morning and the first sight was a tree . It was not there the night before . it was like a christmas dream . all silver and shining . lights and special family stuff was all around the room . Gifts and food everywhere . people came and they visited family and friends a good time was had b... Wed, 4 Nov 2015 15:07:06 EST up date to credit card charges . got in touch with both company . the credit card of mine said they would take charges off . they did and then the next month they put them back on . they said i could not prove that i did not do the charges and that company told them i did . so the next month it was back . my husband said ok but do not add anymore to us . so now i am waiting to see if they keep adding them . but for sure they took 145 from my account . i do want to warn you that when you see recipes for tree they might not re... Mon, 26 Oct 2015 10:18:45 EST i want to warn you all of a company that takes your money . then they charge you every month a fee . you can not get them to stop charging you and they keep it up . so far i have canceled my credit card . i wioll tell you if they try to charge me next month but so far they have put 23.95 every month and 9/95 every month . i did not agree to allow this . i dd not order anything and yet it keeps going on . we have called and it does not stop . thne they wonder why they are still in business . gourmet cooking . every hear of them ? if you do run do not ... Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:28:47 EST put some thought into it . I have been thinking and a phase that keeps coming to mind is . you have to remember the past so you do not repeat it . Now this can mean so many things . first lets go this WAY . <BR> WE THINK WE KNOW YOURSELF WE THINK OUR DIET IS NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT . WE CAN EAT AS WE PLEASE AND NOT GAIN AN OZ. BUT IT IS NOT TRUE . We can gain with every meal . so it a day to day watching all the time . balance your food and balance your life . do not eat fancy things just plain food . we do not need... Mon, 7 Sep 2015 10:06:08 EST well its a new year . time to report in and tell all . well most . i am still under doctor care for my shoulder . they operated on me in Oct . they said my shoulder was badly out of place and i broke the cuff . they repaired it and then the long road of physical threap . twice a week . i have worked with two great trainers at the Weston medial center . they have worked and worked to make me able to use my arm . not perfect yet but at least i can move my arm . my first doctor said i was to old to have my arm operated upon . learn to live with the pain . kind ... Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:02:06 EST have not abandoned you all . been a long run .but i can see the light . I n May i fell into our tub . could not get out . after much pulling and pushing made it out . did not break any bones . just hurt . shoulder . so i waited . in june went to Florida with my daughter . we go every other year . it was our year . our year to see movies and eat out and just plain shop . ten days for us . cut short by Yeah, a fall . we went to a strange show place . had to park a few blocks from the theater . walk . Something i have trouble doing on uneven pavement . saw the worst... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:08:33 EST one and one make a million . Today is feb 3 the year is 2014. just an ordinary day in the life of a housewife . I find i am thinking what are we doing to help others . somewhere someone is having a birthday . someone is having trouble with a mate . someone is hungry and needs a bowl of soup . what are you doing to help fill that void ? somewhere an animal is in trouble with a owner that is abusing them and making their life miserable and needs shelter and food . where can i be of use ? i am only one person and i can not... Mon, 3 Feb 2014 09:18:42 EST let me tell you a tale about santa. How the story began . one year the elf's got ill and santa had to hire outside help . they where not as fast as the regular crew . they quickly fell behind and santa was feeling the pressure . <BR> then Mrs santa told him her mother was coming for the whole season . so he was upset . <BR> then he went to the barn and was hitching up reindeer and three of them where expecting and two of them where just gone . nowhere to be found . He went into the house and thought . cider and rum but only to find the elf had dran... Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:51:20 EST lost my crown among other things . well I am not queen to lose my crown but I did lose something that was equally important to my health . I lost the crown off my tooth . I bite into a nut . lost the crown with that bite . called the dentist and they said . soonest to get in is Tuesday . so I have some more days to wait until then . when I started having trouble . dull toothache about two months ago . I thought . hey it cant be a tooth ache . the nerves are gone with that tooth . had a root canal they took the roots out so it ... Sat, 21 Sep 2013 10:53:07 EST my biggest problem .. Boredom this allows me much leeway to do just about anything I want to do . start something and then get lost with .keep toss memories take me to a thousand places . Time on my hands leads to not doing more . I need to make time for me to do more for others . COMFORTABLE IS NOT WHAT I WANT TO BE . . If I feel uncomfortable then I can be more . do more . outside Me . over and above . I hope that I am making sense . <em>40</em> <em>2</em> <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> I walk daily three or mo... Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:37:54 EST joke ..lets be light hearted for a bit . couple in the ninety's went to doctor . doctor said . write things down so you do not forget them . <BR> a few nights later they where in the living room . Hubby got up said do you want anything form the kitchen ? <BR> wife says . yes I would like a bowl of corn flakes please .better write it down . <BR> hubby says . ok I will get that . No I do not need to do that .I will remember <BR> wife ok . oh, please put a teaspoon of sugar on it . Write it down . <BR> Hubby .. I can remember th... Wed, 5 Jun 2013 10:16:11 EST started & stopped this blog many times . but here goes . I am weak willed and minded . I am easily discouraged . YOu could cut me down but I am different now then I was years ago . we used to square dance . loved it . I allowed a woman to make me quite going . this woman came up to me and said . Your head is to big for your body and you look stupid . your hands are bigger then mine . I am a small bone lady and you are just big. the look she gave me just pushed me right back to school . I never had the backbone to stand up to anyone she said her hu... Tue, 21 May 2013 09:34:49 EST burning the kitchen up with my hubby surprise . well at long last i have finally did the unthinkable . I caught my micro wave on fire . I was making my hubby hamburgers . in the micro wave i put his surprise . In the end it was me who was in wonder. wonder how why how could this happen . I put his french fries into the micro wave . pushed the buttons and went to take his burgers off the flames. the bell rang and the smoke sweriled around the kitchen and make everything in the room and living room smell of smoke . I stood their and with my... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:12:25 EST been thinking big time . I am a new great grandmother . again . they had their first child . they are flying above the clouds . On the other hand my daughter is not . she is feeling very badly . Her daughter was arrested for drugs . picked up and jailed for a short time . now she has a fine to pay . they did not offer help . this was her first arrest . the fine is $700. she is not working . I think she is going to have trouble getting this amount together . her car broke down . it sits broken . Her boyfriend drove th... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:01:50 EST ok danger will roberson .. I do my routine every morning . I walk and put other body parts to the torture test , today was no different . I want to warn you all . those rubbery things you pull to add tension to muscle you want to change . I had a long green rubbery thing and it was 4 inches thick and long . I put it around my feet and pull worked fine for many years . but today it snapped in half at full pull . it hit parts of me i did not want hit. perhaps my hubby might want to spank me but this hurt as it ricocheted... Mon, 3 Sep 2012 12:52:17 EST putting new roof on home . thinking how nice it would be to start with a clean slate for our bodies . like a new roof we all need to have a good strong ceiling on our homes . like the foundation needs to be strong to be able to withstand the pressure of bad eating . without the knowledge to eat right our bodies are not as strong as they should . we need to feed our children the right foods .they need to learn young that food can be their best friend . we hold the power to help them learn the basic of good eating . they... Sat, 11 Aug 2012 14:03:43 EST did a happy dance . keys returned . sent money in card to thank him . thought about the cards but did not buy them because so many different types of cards to think about what one would be best for him . ,movie . he can see any show he wanted . gas . what type did he use ? so i thought money would work and then he could go and spend it where ever he wanted and get what he wanted food or gas clothes what ever . he put my keys back in my hands and that is dangerous to one person my hubby . now i can go when i want again . zoom zo... Sat, 4 Aug 2012 15:46:15 EST If you havent gotten your letter yet well it took four days after my return to find out . I Lost my car keys and controller for our car .somewhere between west Virginia and Florida .I did not know where so i tried to find . I wrote the places we stayed . hotels and then food restaurants and then gas stations . I had my receipts to lead me . then i thought where did i go while in florida ? I wrote grocery store walmart and target and a wonderful place called whole foods . it was in the movie mall where we saw many shows . this st... Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:26:36 EST back after 12 days of heat and electric shutdowns . no ice no food ON the road again . a song . might be a long time before i ever go away again . with the heat and lack of water and power lost my insulin and did not take enough pills only thought i needed for ten days . we bought the great -grand children home . as we traveled up west viringia we found that the power was not there . Electric to pump gas to car could not be found . no power to make meals and no food to buy . with three wanting to eat . nothing to purchase not even potatoes chips . promises... Thu, 5 Jul 2012 11:23:07 EST I will be down for about seven to ten days . I am going with my daughter we are going to travel a wee bit . might stop and see the grandkids in south c/ . going to try to go down south . might see you all on our way. I will miss you all and will return soon . do not do anything that you will regret. like not work out or eat over you limits . I am going to be watching what i eat and moving my body all the time . missing you and i am not gone . see you soon . <em>252</em> <em>246</em> <em>247</em> <em>213</em> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:32:11 EST today is fathers day . a day the love of my life is sad. we have gotten in the mail cards from our grandchildren and our daughter for their dad and grandpa . OUr one and only son . called he said .. hi , dad . I bought you a card but i lost it . if i find it i will bring it over. our great grandchildren are in from montona . they where dropped off at our sons home . he says he can not bring them over to see us because they will not fit in the truck . they are having a party at his wifes mothers home if we want to see them they will be there . now... Sun, 17 Jun 2012 13:44:48 EST I found a old magazine in my stack of things i kept . the title of the magazine is bonkers . I was trying improve my self many years ago . found this delightful magazine . it has a great sense of humor . It is from 1999. I loved it but lost touch with the company and thought . gee i wonder if they are still around . so i looked them up . they are but only for the kindle or other reader thing . as i have none of these . hubby says i do not need . so i am sad that i can not get this anymore . other things have gone from my life . many things i mis... Fri, 8 Jun 2012 14:17:47 EST I live in the real world . shame i wanted to live a fantasy life lets see i can be anything i want . In my mind . at least . I role play many days with myself . I can do anything i choice . look in the mirror i am thin . I am not borthed by things that other say or do . My days are ruled by my mind . .. i control it all . world computer to my brain . no way . short changed in everyway .I am ruled by others . my husband my children and of course you . I want you all to like me and i would go to many lengths to gain that praise . my best lesson has been that... Wed, 16 May 2012 12:40:35 EST HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO BE A PRINCESS FOR THE DAY ? when i overheard the kids playing they where talking about they which one of them would be the princess . one said she was because she never got to be anything . never .. they treated her badly . I listen with dread in my heart . what unspeakable thing did they do to this child ? it quickly became clear that they made her mind the house rules . no eating between meals . no junk on the bedroom floor . chores had to be done before she could play . I laughed and then thought . i want to be a pri... Wed, 2 May 2012 11:11:33 EST word is my great grandson is going to be alright . after more test and blood work done they finally have stated that he is amenic and they are going to check him again in three months to follow the diet they gave her for him . so its eat this do that . at least they did not tell her nothing wrong with him . thank goodness it wasn't as bad as i had allowed my mind to take it . His twin brother is going to a dance this week . he says he will watch them but doest want to go . so at least he isnt passing out . thank you all for your kindness and... Sat, 14 Apr 2012 18:05:23 EST waiting for words about my great grandson`s doctor app. He is a twin . a treasure all of his life . all thirteen of them . He has been having spells where he getting blackouts and he doesnt feel right . He was born with a hole in his heart . His brother is not affected with this problem . He is pasty white and i worry about him all the time . to thin to many things . this long distance waiting is maddening . I want answers now not next week . I know i am only great grandmom but i did watch him for the first four of his life . along with his broth... Fri, 6 Apr 2012 13:43:38 EST been on the go since morning . one thing leads to another and my home is a mess . the printer needed new ink so i had to replace that . when i moved the printer open i needed to move a few things they soon become two hundred things . after getting the desk cleared i then discovered i need paper for the printer . went on a hunt . only found twenty or so pages. put that on my list of things to purchase tomorrow . in my pursuit of trying to find paper i ripped up the front bedroom and the middle bedroom . everything is still... Thu, 22 Mar 2012 18:30:59 EST they say fools keep doing the same thing and except different results . so after beating my head over and over trying to do the same things the same way and ending up right back where i started . am thinking perhaps i should try a new approach to my living . or at least my path of least resis tance . . instead of just saying i will cut back on expenses i am really trying to find a way to make it less . the over head of daily living . If it costs x to live how can i cut that to z. Hubby says dont buy clothes . well i have not done that for over three years . s... Tue, 6 Mar 2012 16:12:37 EST experiment from the mad sciences me I bought hubby "oreo cookies". these cookies have called me daily since i brought them home. today i ate one .. thought i could keep myself from eating more of them . I walk daily so all during my excise i thought go get another cookie . I fought myself . thought this was going to be a long fight for a whole hour . but surprise the desire to eat one more was only strong for about fifteen min.. so i am happy to say i only ate one . yes one . got the mouth or taste i wanted . just wanted to s... Mon, 5 Mar 2012 10:58:40 EST Is this the reason i did not like chocolate for a long time ? My sister called the other night . I was taken back many years to the time when i was a child . that might be to much for the average person but as she reminded me . she didnt remember cause she was not there . mom told her about it .. <BR> My mother used to buy candy and hide it in her room . she did not allow anyone to eat Her candy . I sneaked into her room and found the box . I ate every bit of that bar . did not tell her anything about this . later she found the empty box and called ... Tue, 14 Feb 2012 13:26:09 EST am back and happy to tell you all about the tale . once a long time ago i woman in the middle ages of her life thought she was healthy and fine . the breatheless breathing was just a fact of life . she told doctor and last visit . he made her see a heart doctor . that doctor said . you must take these tests . so the test where done . then they said you need to have another test done . upon doing this test they put in three stents and said go home . lost the paper that they gave me before i left the hospital . it told of things that i have bee... Fri, 25 Nov 2011 17:40:39 EST the big sister -in law . died of smoking . she had cancer of the lungs . I am taken back to the time she started smoking . we where all in their moms home . she came in and said i forced myself to smoke 6 cigerates today . she wanted to lose weight . thought that is she smoked she would not eat and smoke instead . I wanted to yell at her then . fool . why smoke why trade one habit for another ? why didnt i add my two cents to the day and make them all upset with me . coward i guess . sorry just a few... Wed, 5 Oct 2011 14:56:46 EST my sister in law passed away at 4.00 am . she has been ill for a while now . lung cancer . they said they had done all they could to help her . she will be missed by all of us . oldest child so the others are hurting . looked up to her like a leader . this is very sad news for all of us but at least she is not hurting anymore . she got her wish to close her eyes and go to sleep . fly free sister you are loved and missed Sun, 2 Oct 2011 15:03:41 EST we are all family . when i joined spark people i did not know how many friends that i would make . you have all amazed me your kindness . willness to answer questions if i needed help . I am taking the time now to tell you all how much you all mean to me. thank you one and all . Fri, 9 Sep 2011 16:28:23 EST a post meant for somebody .. or anyone . This is a little story about 4 people named everybody Somebody anybody & nobody . there was an important job to be done . everybody was sure that somebody would do it . anybody could have done it Somebody got angry about that because its was everybody job. Everybody thought that anybody could do it but nobody wanted to do it . It ended up that everybody blamed somebody when nobody did what anybody could have done . <BR> <BR> sound like home?? Thu, 8 Sep 2011 15:20:11 EST life is short . enjoy it while you can!!! the other day the phone rang. they said my nephew was ill and rushed to the hospital. first thoughts where busy today . hope he gets well . will call his mom and dad later . He was rushed to another hospital when the first did not help him . they said he had a dease that was talked about a few years ago . Legionaries dease . now i knew this was a bad thing to get but this is modern day times and we have a cure . .. they could not get it stopped in time . this young man . he was 47. married ..... Sat, 3 Sep 2011 10:26:16 EST our keyboard started deleting all our things . thank goodness hubby was at the control . usually its me and i am so clumsy that i would have messed it up and the whole computer would have been lost .. as it stands we had to go to store and buy a new keyboard . got a mouse tossed in for the extra measure .. so now it is how to learn how to work the new stuff . Sun, 24 Jul 2011 19:46:59 EST come ride with me hubby said .. and we are off . we go to the local tractor store . they tell him they do not have the battery . got one in east livepool . will you go there ? so we are off again . get to east livepool and find the store and they have one . so they say . when they bring it out . it is not an new battery . they check it is dead . why dont you want it . we will charge it .and it will work fine . now i do not think one hundred dollars for a battery that is not new is just a wee bit out rageous . so they check and we here is th... Sat, 16 Jul 2011 20:07:41 EST daughter & i are going tomorrow . so i will post later in day .. am happy to be going with my daughter tomorrow . she went to take the boys back home to their mother .. stayed and visit with them for over two weeks . so we have not gone shopping for almost a month . we will talk and laugh and look at stuff and say i want that and then put it back on the shelf that's where i will be tomorrow . walking through the stores .. will miss you all but i will be here when we get back . see you later . <em>244</em> <em>29</em> <em>4</em> <em>43</em> <em>9<... Thu, 14 Jul 2011 15:02:53 EST whats that stink ???? all day there has been an odor . Filling the whole house with the smell . I wish it where the smell of food cooking but its not . non is it the smell you get from working out and that stinks . this odor is over powering . smells like someone is burning female pads or a dead body . no its not in the car truck .It is coming in from the open window . .. <BR> <BR> after an hour of this i find out the neighbor is burning his trash now . not paying the trash man to carry it away . . will have... Sat, 9 Jul 2011 14:10:02 EST I am shocked . for almost a year . the number on the scales has not lowered . today i was down by 2 lbs. I can not believe this . I thought that i was never going to go any lower . .. pick me up off the floor .. thank you all for saying i can do this . I believed that you can do it but not me . Sun, 3 Jul 2011 19:11:10 EST