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Monday, July 04, 2011      8 comments

A carrot, an egg, and a cup of coffee.. You will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again. A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know ho... Read more
The Trucker & The Blonde Waitress
Thursday, June 30, 2011      5 comments

A trucker came into a Truck Stop Cafe' and placed his order. He said I want three flat tires, a pair of headlights and a pair of running boards.' The brand new blonde waitress, not wanting to appear stupid, went to the kitchen and said... Read more
An Angelic Voice in the Night
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      4 comments

An Angelic Voice in the Night How one woman’s guardian angel saved her from certain doom at the hands of a malicious attacker. By Sally Burbank, Nashville, Tennessee Applause thundered throughout the theater as I clasped the hands of... Read more
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      6 comments

The light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten the red light by accelerating through the intersection. The tailgating woman was furious and honked he... Read more
The Power of Disipline
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      4 comments

Deep within each person is an intense desire to feel strong, effective, powerful and in control of his or her life. You automatically trigger these feelings of self-confidence and self-esteem when you start to work on the task that is most impor... Read more
9 month Sparkversary.....the good & the not quite so good
Monday, June 13, 2011      4 comments

When I joined SP 9 months ago today, I never expected to meet so many caring, helpful and supportive friends!! Now I look forward to friend's activities and celebrate their weight loss victories and inches lost with them. In the past trying to... Read more
Sunday, June 12, 2011      11 comments

The Deaf Wife Problem Bobby feared his wife Peggy wasn't hearing as well as she used to and he thought she might need a hearing aid. Not quite sure how to approach her, he called the family Doctor to discuss the problem. T... Read more
I FEEL GOOD!!! (song by James Brown)
Friday, June 10, 2011      7 comments

Remember that song by James Brown? I have been singing it to myself this morning. I slept from 8:30 last night to 5:00 this morning (8-1/2 hrs)!! I usually get 5-1/2 to 6 hrs if I am lucky as the pain from my bursitis in my hips usually make... Read more
Making jelly and no sleep.......
Thursday, June 09, 2011      4 comments

I have been up since 1:30 AM. I was in the bathroom at 1:00 and heard a car go down the street. This always "spooks" me a little. We live on a dead end road and are the 3rd house from the end. The last house is only a "weekend house" and the... Read more
Researching microwaves
Thursday, June 02, 2011      4 comments

After my trip to Wally World (this is what we call Wal-Mart around here), I still do not have a microwave. They only had 7 and most of those were very small, low wattage which I do not want. Will check on-line today for one and probably order.... Read more
Measure, Measure, Measure............it works!!
Monday, May 30, 2011      7 comments

This past week I have weighed and measured all my food and this morning the scale tells me that I have lost 1.5 lbs. (really 2.5 because I lost the extra lb. that I had gained but never put on my weight ticker)! WooHoo!! I now have lost 26 lb.... Read more
Finished both challenges...WooHoo!
Sunday, May 29, 2011      1 comments

I managed to finish both of my challenges (one yesterday and one today) and am still able to walk, talk, and smile! However, at my age (68) I would not attempt to do 2 at the same time again. I did the best I could on each challenge, but could... Read more
The Road To Happiness
Friday, May 27, 2011      4 comments

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. ~Denis Waitley I awoke this morning to a flooded bathroom floor (leak wh... Read more
Sunday, May 22, 2011      7 comments

As you know I have been in a plateau for several weeks now. (not any more: I gained a pound). I have increased my walking, increased exercises for all parts of the body, eaten on the "low" side of my caloric intake, eaten on the "high side" (b... Read more
Saturday, May 21, 2011      11 comments

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with y... Read more

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