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Jury Duty Scam
Thursday, March 24, 2011      5 comments

Got this in my In Box today, checked it out on Snopes & it appears real even if it is a chain mail that's been floating around for 5 years or more. I added the link to the Snopes page at the end. JURY Duty Scam Pass this on to your gr... Read more
My sound machine channels the spirit world...
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      5 comments

Or I am crazy. You decide. Background - I am about 65% deaf in my left ear. I've been that way my whole life. Basically the small bones (remember the hammer, anvil & stirrup) are "melted" and partially gone. While I could get a "bionic... Read more
My Goal Plan
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      2 comments

Since I joined I have just been exercising willy-nilly. I do something everyday but with no real plan. So this weekend I decided it was time to get really serious about how I plan to meet my goals this year. I also know I tend to become o... Read more
Finally admitting my goal
Friday, March 18, 2011      10 comments

OK, I confess I have not been totally honest. I've said my goal is to lose weight, to get to a healthy BMI. And it is true. But not the whole truth. I want to do these things because they will help me reach my real goal, which I have bee... Read more
It's a conspiracy (w/ progress pics)
Thursday, March 17, 2011      15 comments

My company subscribes to a couple of 'wellness" magazines for us, like Prevention, Men's Health, Women's Health, etc. Today I was looking at Prevention and one of the cover stories was something like "lose 20 pounds and 2 sizes in 2 weeks!". A... Read more
How will YOU survive? Join Team Zombie!
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      5 comments

My Sensei says the best not to be there at all. We all know cardio is important so when the zombies start coming the people who can run the fastest & farthest have the best odds of initial survival. Remember, zombies hate fa... Read more
Some people are just not ready
Sunday, March 13, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday I treated myself to dinner at a local restaurant. They have strawberry soup & I had a craving for it. While waiting for my order a family was seated at the next table over. The mother was very obviously overweight, I would guess... Read more
I am Wealthy
Saturday, March 12, 2011      2 comments

I am in Stage 3 of the Spark Plan and one of my week 1 assignments was to find a motivational quote. So like a good soldier I dutifully went to, typed in "motivational quotes" and started clicking on links. One of the 1st qu... Read more
My yoga & gym adventure
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      6 comments

Last Monday while taking my daughter to her tumbling class I passed the local yoga studio and thought to myself "Maybe I'll stop one of these days and check it out." So I get to work the next day and waiting in my e-mail is a Groupon deal..... Read more
The sky is falling,
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      7 comments

pigs have flown, the world is ending & the devil bought a zamboni to groom all the ice in hell. I realized after doing my time on the treadmill last night that I did not hate and resent every single step I took. I won't go so far as to say... Read more
Questions that haunt me
Monday, March 07, 2011      9 comments

Can you cry under water? How important does a person have to be before they are considered assassinated instead of just murdered? Why do you have to 'put your two cents in'... but it's only a 'penny for your thoughts'? Where's that e... Read more
Catnip Junkies
Sunday, March 06, 2011      3 comments

When my cat Fangface died 2 years ago I buried him in the corner of the garden and planted a catnip plant on top of his grave. Last summer I added 2 more plants and spent several days drying a lot of catnip, most of which I gave to a local cat ... Read more
A poem from DOODIE59
Friday, March 04, 2011      3 comments

posted as a comment on a blog about one of my cats, I still laugh when I read it (written by Field Marshall Montgomery, her sister's cat, and who lived through the aftermath of this episode): white lady pale and nice sleeps gently with ... Read more
Thursday, March 03, 2011      9 comments

I suspect I have bathroom issues. Not me personally but issues with how other people use bathrooms. I blame my mother for giving me this complex. Her bladder is the size of the Goodyear blimp. Mine is the size of a pea. She would pick m... Read more
Scale War: A Call to Arms
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      5 comments

This public service announcement was paid for by the Committee of Concerned Size 12 Clothing. Our bitter enemies, the Scale Gremlins, have not given up the fight. Their sole objective is to topple the ever-shrinking Empire of Fangfacekitty... Read more

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