On the first day, God created the dog and said, "Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this, I will give you a life span of twenty years."
The dog said, "That's a long time to be barking. ... Read more
BATHROOM STALL TELL-ALL ;-)
A 3-year-old tells all from his mother's restroom stall.
By Shannon Popkin
"My little guy, Cade is quite a talker. He loves to communicate does it quite well. He talks to people constantly, whether we're in the library, the grocery stor... Read more
SUMMER'S OVER and CIRCUS PEANUTS
Well, summer is over for me. I went back to work today at the new elementary school that will be opening in just one week - lots of things to get ready!
Ironically, Saturday and Sunday were some of the hottest days we've had this summer, and ... Read more
BUSY HAPPY DAY
Today I only got in a mile of walking, but then I got to visit/tour the new elementary school where I will be working this fall. Actually, "fall" is the wrong word -- I go back to work August 10th -- too soon!
DH had an appointment after work... Read more
- walked 2 miles in 25 minutes and burned 242 calories
-ate a healthy breakfast: 361 calories, 61 carbs, 9 fats, 14 proteins
-ate a decent lunch: 391 calories, 39 carbs, 23 fats, 8 proteins (a little high on fat)
-dug a two foot hole and ... Read more
BAD CHOICES FOLLOW-UP
Yesterday I made a promise to myself that I would do better today, and I would post my results for myself and any others who read this (thanks Judy!). I must be held accountable! I did very well, even if I say so myself!
I ate a nutritious... Read more
My daughter and son-in-law arrived Thursday, and left Friday taking my dear grandson with them. He had been staying with us since June 1st. I will miss him!
My husband and I took the opportunity to run down to our property in SE Missouri and... Read more
BATHROOM SCALES ARE USELESS?!?!
I just read an interesting article about weighing yourself. It said "that when people talk about weight loss, they throw that term around without really understanding what it means. Everybody says "I want to lose weight," but they don't really ... Read more
VACATION LOOMING AHEAD
We are leaving on vacation tomorrow morning; will spend a week in the Rocky Mountains. I have been busy getting laundry and such ready, and that includes books, toys, and coloring supplies because DGS (who is staying with us for the summer) is ... Read more
It is so easy to sit down and have that cup of coffee in the morning, and then get sidetracked. I have a really hard time staying on task, and I'm a wanderer... not into the habit of routines. But today I did my strength exercises; stretched a... Read more
I was just wondering why I no longer am receiving e-mail notifications of updates to the message boards. Then I realized they stopped coming after I changed my user name. I went to the link to manage my notifications, and it said I would have ... Read more
The Passing of Tiggercrazy
In the distant past, I worked in Guest Relations and Corporate Gifting for the Disney Catalog. I've always been fond of Tigger, because he is eternally optimistic and bouncy! I began collecting a myriad of Tigger items.
Along the way, (start... Read more
Hmmm... I wonder if cleaning out the catbox is a fitness activity? After all, it requires bending, reaching, lifting and a special breathing technique - i.e. hold your nose! In our household, three cats means three catboxes, because each one w... Read more
My daughter arrived with my grandson in tow Monday evening. He has gotten so much taller! I knew Christy was a big fan of the Chronicles of Narnia, so before she had to leave for home, we headed down to Union Station on Tuesday to see the exhi... Read more
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JUNE 1st - MISERABLE FAILURE
Where did May go? All I know is that I was a MISERABLE FAILURE at the Sweatsuit to Swimsuit Challenge. Of course, Spark People only works if you DO IT. I stopped following the exercise videos, I stopped logging my food, and I reaped the resul... Read more