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  • Pet insurance

    7/24/2017 10:28:56 PM, by CTUPTON

    "Perhaps the insurance company just did you a favor by saving you from paying unnecessary premiums??" Wow I never thought of it that way! OK I will now put money aside and build a "kitty" for the kitty. 20 chris... Read more

  • Part II: How upset should I be?

    7/24/2017 10:18:37 PM, by CTUPTON

    304 Your wise comments gave me some perspective on this. This set of aides I have and the woman that keeps them scheduled have been wonderful. This is the second time in 10 months no one showed up. I think it is a pretty good record. I was told a typed phone message did not go through fr... Read more

  • How upset should I be?

    7/24/2017 1:16:49 PM, by CTUPTON

    The health aides got mixed up this morning so DH missed his gastroenterology appointment at noon. I, obviously, called to say we could not get there. It was rescheduled for Aug. 1 but 9:15 am. On a scale of 1-10, how upset should I be? I had a physical therapy appointment schedule... Read more

  • Not much going on

    7/22/2017 1:06:22 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    Been working on the Shift Shop as I promised myself. Hate it so much I'm probably going to do two more rounds. 46 100 Yeah, it's intense with the workouts everyone hates (the push ups, the burpees, etc) but dang if I don't feel my muscles the next day. I especially like his ab routi... Read more

  • 22 Things You Do as an Adult When You Experienced Emotional Abuse as a Teenager

    7/20/2017 7:52:44 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    I've always felt "crazy" and any time I visit with a doctor about it, the Quacks always tell me "you're perfectly normal...." (never mind that I *do* have issues ...)... Anyway, was looking at Postsecret.com and there was a link to another website, and from there a link to another and here it i... Read more

  • Not fair--we were dropped from pet insurance.

    7/20/2017 11:24:20 AM, by CTUPTON

    I got a notice from our insurance for our cat's health insurance that the credit card I used for automatic payments got outdated and did not work. I fell behind in payments. I then got a second notice to pay $20 and catch up in payments and it would be re-instated. By the time I actually paid t... Read more

  • Free from FEMA food for survival in an emergency. Have you heard of this?

    7/20/2017 10:44:19 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.secure.72hourfoodkit.com/c
    heckout/freefood/index.php
    ?AFID=google&source=885134
    052&gclid=COC50_GLmNUCFVuBswod20EJHg I CAN'T GET THIS LINK TO WORK??? DOES ANYONE KNOW WHAT TO DO? I am curious about this, but I am reluctant to pursue it. chris... Read more

  • Film At Ten ...my first video blog - Take 2:

    7/18/2017 11:42:27 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Now I know why the TV news announcers would say "Film At Ten" (or Eleven or whenever)... it took them that long to figure out how to process the film and get it ready. Here, I had to shoot it on the iphone, then discover that the Blog entry page on Safari Browser would not let me upload vid... Read more

  • Film At Ten... my first video update?

    7/18/2017 10:54:42 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Now I know why the TV news announcers would say "Film At Ten" (or Eleven or whenever)... it took them that long to figure out how to process the film and get it ready. Here, I had to shoot it on the iphone, then discover that the Blog entry page on Safari Browser would not let me upload video. So I ... Read more

  • SP article: Comparison of protein powders.

    7/17/2017 8:47:36 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.sparkpeople.com/resource/n
    utrition_articles.asp?id=1964 58 chris... Read more

  • Rinstein Woods Nature Preserve walk

    7/16/2017 11:47:24 AM, by CTUPTON

    The photos are from the Internet, not my own photos. We saw all these things (and more) but not the beaver because we were therein the afternoon. chris green heron Beavers can be seen in the evenings. Great White Egret "I am thrilled... Read more

  • Hi guys!

    7/13/2017 1:51:34 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    I've thought about you a lot. I really have. But, you know, here's summer and I've been LOVING it. Washington State FINALLY decided to get with the rest of the nation and invite the sun in to play. It's been the first time I've really enjoyed my walks around the loops (10,000 steps a day goal ba... Read more

  • cont Wind release yoga info ; )

    7/13/2017 6:49:11 AM, by CTUPTON

    Photo to go with the last blog: Several more suggestions without photos: Seated spinal twist About the pose: Twisting wrings out the old blood from our organs, stimulating fresh blood flow. It also helps get digestive juices flowing and gets the food moving on through! Twisti... Read more

  • Drs Oz & Roizen - It's An Illusion, but may help those alone!!

    7/12/2017 10:26:50 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    This came in my email today - I don't yet have the link to their blog: ====== By Michael Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet Oz, M.D. Reflections on improving mealtimes Jul 12, 2017 One of the most enduring staged magical illusions, "Pepper's Ghost," makes figures seem to suddenly appear in a... Read more

  • "Wind release" yoga pose. Do on right side only...oh Who knew!

    7/11/2017 3:00:44 PM, by CTUPTON

    "Wind-Relief" Pose About the pose: Yes, this pose does exactly what you think it does. It helps relieve gas and bloating because, by bringing the right knee into the chest, we apply pressure on the ascending colon, which helps aid digestion. Make sure you're doing this with only the righ... Read more

  • Looking to buy a replacement handicap van-- oh my!

    7/11/2017 10:41:21 AM, by CTUPTON

    not this one-it is just an example Ours is getting old and starting to need work , We've had it 10 yrs and got it used. I never thought I would ever have to buy another one. I guess that is good, right. Hubby is still with us. I am so much more experienced now than 11 years ago!... Read more

  • Gulp, My Appetite's Stuck!

    7/8/2017 5:50:23 AM, by MAO-MIAOWS

    PHI alert... (personal health information) This has been a bizarre food eating month so far. It is if an odd button got switched on in my brain and I cannot feel when I am full. This has been true since my UTI was diagnosed. Monday, I actually passed out ever so briefly, fell forward and hit my he... Read more

  • Team Bonus Points Are Back!!

    7/7/2017 6:40:36 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Aloha from Kansas - for those of you who have missed clicking on Team Bonus Points - here they are back again, in their own page for now: www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/
    sa_team_ bo nus_points.asp Here's what SparkGuy had to say: SPARKGUY SP's Team for Team Leaders- Business Only ... Read more

  • Random Bits before I forget - Fish recipes...

    7/5/2017 2:23:49 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Newspaper- The Wichita Wagle - recently ran an article about fish recipes for the local fishermen. It's been oh, 40 years or more since I actually caught a fish, but I do like eating fish. So I wanted to save this article and recipes. www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors
    /michael-pearce/article15... Read more

  • DD has myofascial pain syndrom along with fibromyalgia(hopefully links are fixed)

    7/4/2017 9:28:14 AM, by CTUPTON

    She has spent her life dealing with her widespread body pain. She is hoping she finally found a doctor who can treat this. The link below she found helpful. Maybe it will help others, too. So I posted this. Fybromyalgia and MPS overlap but are not exactly the same. She recently was a... Read more

  • Protecting our freedom--Eisenhower quote

    7/4/2017 8:15:26 AM, by CTUPTON

    From the website of Jonathan Lockwood Huie: How far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without? - Dwight D. Eisenhower The end does NOT justify the means. Freedom cannot be gained by sacrificing the freedom of others. Free speech... Read more

  • Our Mon. morning walking group was taken to the Japanese Garden in Buffalo, NY

    7/3/2017 1:36:48 PM, by CTUPTON

    It is in Delaware Park next to the Buffalo Zoo and Historical Society and also Albright Knox Art Museum. We had a lovely walk and the weather was perfect. chris... Read more

  • Blue Bloods show star loks up to Teddy Roosevelt

    7/3/2017 9:03:05 AM, by CTUPTON

    see below for bigger print. Frank, the Commissioner, has Theodore Roosevelt's Picture in his office . And his mustache seems to be similar. And when he wears glasses, the glasses are old fashioned. I thank my DD for pointing this out to me. I never would have caught it. chris... Read more

  • Bottled Water Blues

    7/2/2017 6:37:56 PM, by MAO-MIAOWS

    A lot of people on sodium restrictions who drink bottled water are getting duped by false product labeling and nutrition trackers. The labels say zero sodium even though there's sodium bicarbonate in the water. However, one byproduct of sodium bicarbonate is sodium! So even though there's no measura... Read more

  • Stop eating CRAP. eat more FOOD.

    7/2/2017 9:52:38 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • To succeed in life you need:

    6/30/2017 8:39:58 PM, by CTUPTON

    To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone. Reba McEntire... Read more

  • Just for today...

    6/29/2017 11:17:31 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • I am very confused. But I made a plan .

    6/29/2017 10:09:02 AM, by CTUPTON

    So what's new. But this is about exercise in my life. Since we moved last October, I have not gotten regular exercise back. I just now began (once in awhile) getting to the 10:00 exercise classes here. So easy to attend. They are just downstairs. No driving! The classes are various types and go... Read more

  • Just a little paranoid...

    6/29/2017 9:42:58 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Soooo has anyone ever read "This Perfect Day" by Ira Levin? http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wi
    ki/This_Perfect_Day Makes me wonder if the artist behind "Bizzaro" is in on this book?... Read more

  • Thank you all ....

    6/29/2017 8:03:51 AM, by CTUPTON

    Your prayers and good wishes helped me greatly and I know they helped my sister in law, Betty, and her family. She is now in peace, out of pain and suffering, in heaven. You all are such a gift to me. Thank you for everything. chris... Read more

  • DD went home. It was so much fun having her visit !

    6/29/2017 8:00:55 AM, by CTUPTON

    We chatted and chatted even late at night. I am so grateful for her recovery. She is working continually to get herself healthy. She visited 5 days. It was a joy. The last evening and night she set herself a huge task to help me declutter--from the many years of being unable to declutter. I h... Read more