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Law of the Garbage Truck
Saturday, November 17, 2012      14 comments

I received this in email today - seemed to hit home for me. Maybe it will be useful for others. Law of the Garbage Truck One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a b... Read more
Hearing Aids or Heartache?
Thursday, November 15, 2012      8 comments

Today I went to a presentation by the ReSound representatives to hear about the latest greatest hearing aid technology... I'm cautiously optimistic... or maybe always hoping and optimistic, but still raw and cautious from some of the less t... Read more
PAH! Another Captioned video - finally, I can see the subtitles!
Thursday, November 08, 2012      4 comments

PAH!!! Remember me muttering elsewhere about all the settings and switches and TV and DVD and all, trying to get the "Tai Chi for Beginners" DVD to perform the captions that were allegedly on it (produced by Element, taught by Samuel Barne... Read more
First night...
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      8 comments

...flying solo with my new cpap. Will see how this goes.... Read more
How to help SP nutritional trackers work harder for you!
Saturday, November 03, 2012      12 comments

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PAH!! Got the Captions to show on one of my videos!!
Friday, October 19, 2012      6 comments

I've owned this exercise video - "Cardio Dance Blast!" By Crunch for awhile.... not exactly sure how long "a while" actually was. Months? Years? whatever. It was allegedly captioned, according to the CC symbol on the back cover. (How many of yo... Read more
RIP, our little Angel
Friday, September 21, 2012      23 comments

Today I've been doing laundry and taking care of other stuff. Our son came home after school and in a little bit, he went outside to mow the yard, and discovered our little Angel, legs outstretched, laying on her side in the grass near the ... Read more
Be An Inve$tor - Perfect Fuels CHOCOLATE - new flavors!!
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      5 comments

So, many of us here on SparkPeople are all about chocolate, right? or coffee? or maybe energy foods like Chia Seeds? Some even run Marathons and 5K's and other races in between? Anyone like to try out new products? or want to say they help... Read more
Get More Almonds for Fewer Calories...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      6 comments

Mahalo! Well, maybe not in Hawaii but one can dream?! It's a pleasant day, warmish and windy-ish in Kansas... we'll take them as they come. Was reading this article and thought I'd share. It's one of those "scientific studies" paid for... Read more
The Story Of The Wooden Bowl (Author Unknown)
Friday, September 07, 2012      13 comments

(Just to clarify - I didn't write this out. I've been sent this story many times in email, and have seen it elsewhere on the Internet. Many different blogs and websites have this story posted. Some add extra thoughts to the end. It's just inspir... Read more
Chuck Norris comments and I feel like Shattered Glass (better to skip this)
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      9 comments

Chuck's comments on Kayla Harrison, Olympic Gold Medalist in Olympic Judo: === Beginning of quoted segment === Kayla's journey to Olympic gold, as well as her triumph over tragedy, models a path that victims of any form of abuse or pas... Read more
Positive Goals to Achieve - Proverbs 31 Woman
Monday, September 03, 2012      14 comments

I was looking over Proverbs 31 earlier today, feeling lost and floundering. I've really disliked the MSDRPEPPER name, because much as I liked drinking DrPepper as a young adult, I always * knew * it was not a good choice of beverage. I grew up d... Read more
Back In High School - 33 years later...
Friday, August 24, 2012      12 comments

After working the blood drive today, donating blood twice! (once for red cross, and another set at Doctor's office where I went to see about sleep issues - they stuck the "other" arm after I warned them that it didn't have good veins, and ended ... Read more
Do Personal SparkBlogs Ever Get Deleted by "Others"?
Friday, August 17, 2012      12 comments

Not sure if I'm paranoid or in early stages of "forgetsitsheimers"? I was commenting on a person's blog. It brought to my mind the concept of "Choffy" - a brewed chocolate drink that was in the news last fall. I had this feeling that I had ... Read more
Versatile Keurig (K-Cup) Coffee/Tea & OATMEAL Maker!! ??
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      8 comments

So I'm a bit strange... Awhile ago, in the "health food section" of our local grocery store, I recently discovered "Better Oats" brand of basically pre-measured packages of oatmeal or "multigrain hot cereal with flax" Allegedly they ha... Read more

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