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Are/Were You A Sun-Worshiper???

Saturday, August 14, 2010      8 comments

As a child of the 60s, I thought nothing of being in the sun for hours with no protection from the damaging rays. We swam and sailed and even laid on aluminum sheets with our bodies covered in baby oil with iodine added to it. Needless to say,... Read more

Diet

Friday, August 13, 2010      4 comments

While I was Sparking Wednesday morning, I was also listening to a news station. It caught my attention when the commentator said the following: The word DIET doesn't always refer to weight loss.............With more emphasis being put on a hea... Read more

Don't Be Afraid To Stand Up For Your Rights!!!!!

Thursday, August 12, 2010      8 comments

I have had 5 Dr. appointments this week!!!!! Therefore, I have spent my fair share of time in the waiting rooms. I just have to share with you what I witnessed this morning. I was sitting at a desk in the Registration area of the hospital whe... Read more

Thank You SparkPeople!!!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010      13 comments

Thanks to the weight I have lost during my time with SparkPeople, I had a very pleasant surprise at my yearly physical on Monday. One of my medications was cut in half and one was eliminated completely. Yaaaaaaaay................ What a moti... Read more

EGO.........

Tuesday, August 10, 2010      3 comments

"At the feast of ego, everyone leaves hungry."... Read more

Never Borrow From The Future......

Monday, August 09, 2010      6 comments

This is something that I really have to work on..... If you worry about what may happen tomorrow and it doesn't happen, you have worried in vain. Even if it does happen, you have worried twice.... Read more

Thought You Might Enjoy This.......

Sunday, August 08, 2010      5 comments

Someone asked the other day, "What was your favorite fast food when you were growing up?" "We didn't have fast food when I was growing up." I informed him. "C'mon, seriously. Where did you eat?" "It was this place called AT HOME." I e... Read more

"You've Got A Friend........"

Saturday, August 07, 2010      9 comments

A SMILE-----is a sign of JOY. A HUG-----is a sign of LOVE. A LAUGH-----is a sign of HAPPINESS. And a friend like ME??? SHOOT-----That's just a sign of good taste!!! We'll be friends until we are old and senile. The... Read more

HIGH SCHOOL CLASS REUNION OF A 50+ YEAR OLD LADY

Friday, August 06, 2010      8 comments

A different story about a class reunion. I had prepared for it like any intelligent woman would. I went on a starvation diet the day before, knowing that all the extra weight would just melt off in 24 hours, leaving me with my sleek, tr... Read more

When Your Inner Child Can Be A Good Role Model For Your Outer Child.....

Thursday, August 05, 2010      6 comments

NEED WASHING????? A little girl had been shopping with her Mom. She must have been 6 years old, this beautiful red haired, freckle faced image of innocence. It was pouring outside. The kind of rain that gushes over the top of rain gutte... Read more

Smile For YOU......

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      8 comments

I read a SP article this morning re: the many benefits resulting from something as simple as a smile. It reminded me of the following poem which I will share with you. Smile For You..... Smiling is infectious; you catch it like the fl... Read more

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up???

Tuesday, August 03, 2010      8 comments

Remember that question??? I KNOW that I heard it multiple times. I am happy with the career that I chose and the man that I married and the boys that I raised, BUT.......am I happy with who I am now that I have grown up? And.......have I grow... Read more

The Art Of Visiting Face To Face.......

Monday, August 02, 2010      6 comments

I am going to date myself with this blog, but that's OK. How many of you remember going to someone's home to "JUST VISIT"? I remember my Mom and Dad walking over to a neighbor's house after supper and sitting on their front porch and just talk... Read more

The Miracle Of The Pot-Luck Ended Today........Or Did It???

Sunday, August 01, 2010      4 comments

You know how whenever you attend a Pot-Luck a miracle happens and you get a well-balanced mixture of meats and salads and vegetables and fruits and desserts????? Well......it ended today!!! I attended a reunion pot-luck gathering at noon. Abo... Read more

It Works For Me.........

Saturday, July 31, 2010      5 comments

Diabetes runs in my family. My grand-father had Type II diabetes and died due to complications related to this disease. Two of my Aunts also have Type II diabetes and my oldest son was diagnosed with Type I when he was 25 years old. I have a ... Read more


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