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  • I need to learn to do the DAK

    11/17/2019 6:12:36 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    This morning i awoke to screaming pain in my hip. Funny when I went to bed it was fine. I share a Queen bed with the hubby and my fat cat smoky. By sharing I mean I get a tiny corner and they get three quarters of the bed. I do remember an after midnight stroll to use the facilities and I ... Read more

  • Next Gen

    11/16/2019 7:00:04 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Re-watching Star Trek Next Gen on Netflix, and noticed Riker goes to New Orleans to hit on girls.... Read more

  • Do you have a favorite holiday movie? Here is a list to jog your memory...

    11/15/2019 6:45:55 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.people.com/tv/tv-christmas
    -movies-list/ I like the Grinch movie. chris... Read more

  • Life on life's Terms

    11/15/2019 3:00:00 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " We don't live life on our terms. It's life on life's terms or not at all." Alex O'Loughlin That one statement gave me so much peace . It gave me hope . It was a huge light bulb that exploded in my head with YES that is the answer, You see I have been fighting , fighting with my self ... Read more

  • Weigh every day???

    11/14/2019 4:54:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    7. Keep track of your progress. Weighing in at least once a day and keeping track of food intake is essential for most NWCR members." NWCR National Weight Control Registry I have heard lately to weigh everyday. Is this new?... Read more

  • So True

    11/13/2019 9:15:08 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    So True! Funny in a sad way how we missed this boat.... Read more

  • Go Friends

    11/12/2019 5:00:04 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    I need new friends on Pokemon Go for a quest. Please add me at Pokemon ID 942584611615... Read more

  • Donate

    11/7/2019 9:32:05 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Just did a donation. Plasma centers in the Richmond, VA area are offering good bonuses just in time for Christmas.... Read more

  • Instapot corned beef (brisket) and cabbage!

    11/7/2019 6:38:24 PM, by CTUPTON

    My first time making this in the instapot. First cook the beef. Remove it and then cook the veggies in the liquid--in the instapot, too. It smells great! I removed the liquid from the beef and let the fat rise. I could slim it off before cooking the veggies. I will try to take a photo w... Read more

  • Lo and behold this neck pain yoga just popped on my computer!

    11/7/2019 6:10:58 PM, by CTUPTON

    BIG BROTHER is watching! www.youtube.com/watch?v=XA-hN9
    YaxNc&feature=push-sd&attr
    _tag=ol1DCKyxJkE90dT-%3A6... Read more

  • Neck pain -muscle spasms

    11/7/2019 6:08:39 PM, by CTUPTON

    I have been seeing a chiropractor/physical therapist all summer. He cured mid back pain and upper back pain in 2 sessions. But the neck muscles, especially on one side, are not getting fixed. He says they spasm and have been building this problem for years. My hours on the computer don't help of cou... Read more

  • (Real) Questions about cooking turkies.

    11/6/2019 11:27:50 AM, by CTUPTON

    Real Questions Asked on the Butterball Turkey Cooking Hotline Is it OK to baste my turkey with engine oil? Can I poke holes all over the turkey and pour a can of beer over it to keep it moist? Should I carve my turkey with a 16in Redmax or should I get out my Stihl Electric Chain Saw?... Read more

  • How many steps in a mile!

    11/5/2019 3:56:30 PM, by CTUPTON

    https://www.sparkpeople.com/bl
    og/blog.asp?post=how_many_
    steps_in_a_mile_solved from a dear spark friend! chris... Read more

  • more wedding pics

    11/5/2019 11:51:16 AM, by OHANAMAMA

    Mr. and Mrs. Vows My youngest son, the best man, striking a pose. :) My husband helping my son with his tie. The Cake These are a few I took with my phone. ... Read more

  • book: The Power Broker--Robert Moses

    11/2/2019 5:28:36 AM, by CTUPTON

    I am finishing this book now. Over 1000 pages of dense typing! OMG! I learned tons! He accomplished great things but got a bit off the track of caring for his fellow man. ... Read more

  • The Bridges of New York

    11/2/2019 5:09:39 AM, by CTUPTON

    I spent an hour yesterday with my husband (nursing home) chatting about the photos from this book. I got it from the Library. Je grew up in a suburb of NY city and went to college and worked there . He seemed to enjoy the book. chris ... Read more

  • wedding and jack-o-lantern pics

    10/31/2019 9:10:44 PM, by OHANAMAMA

    My handsome son and his beautiful bride. These are our pumpkins we carved tonight. Hope everyone is enjoying the season! ... Read more

  • What religion is your bra?

    10/31/2019 4:32:28 PM, by CTUPTON

    WHAT RELIGION IS YOUR BRA? A man walked into the ladies department and shyly walked up to the woman behind the counter and said, 'I'd like to buy a bra for my wife. ' ' What type of bra?' asked the clerk. 'Type?' inquires the man, 'There's more than one type?' ' Look around,' said the sa... Read more

  • Happy Halloween!

    10/31/2019 9:19:47 AM, by OHANAMAMA

    Any exciting plans for tonight? We're carving pumpkins, sitting around a fire, and just hanging out. Maybe play Booopoly and watch more horror movies! :) Nothing exciting, but nonetheless fun! Make it fun, no matter what! ... Read more

  • ETSY Gifts for caregivers

    10/30/2019 5:24:32 PM, by CTUPTON

    No! I am not hinting I need a gift! But I searched for images about caregiving and the ETSY website came up. Maybe this will help someone out there. www.etsy.com/market/caregiver chris... Read more

  • Difficulties taking HC hubby to a hospital for tests.

    10/29/2019 9:10:18 PM, by CTUPTON

    Hubby had a 7:30 am hospital test appointment today! I knew it would be a hard thing to do. I had never been to that hospital. I kinda knew I'd have trouble finding the exact place to go in. I started to park in the lot and took a ticket. Realized that was not going to work with him in a motori... Read more

  • OOPS! I wrote a blog on too many ways to see movies and then a blog about my sound bar-for the TV!

    10/29/2019 8:35:34 PM, by CTUPTON

    OOPS! I wrote a blog on too many ways to see movies and then a blog about my sound bar-for the TV! 24 chris... Read more

  • Finding the Little Gifts

    10/29/2019 5:31:32 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    This morning I had a happy walk as there were a multitude of birds about all singing a happy song. The weather was seasonably mild . The fall leaves are spectacular . Breakfast was two eggs and veggies. Lunch was a salad , lots of greens, tuna, fruits nuts and cheese. This afternoon I was ... Read more

  • 2 Days Til Halloween

    10/29/2019 9:39:20 AM, by OHANAMAMA

    I have gained a daughter! The wedding was lovely! We were worried because it was outdoors and it had been drizzling pretty much all day. The bride was extremely stressed, but around 3 ish the rain stopped. By 5 the seats were dry and the wedding was perfect! I did finally decide on a dr... Read more

  • Update PSVT

    10/27/2019 11:04:36 AM, by JUSTME29

    I saw the cardiologist on Wednesday. He seemed competent and was very nice, his nurse was really great. Unfortunately he practices the wrong specialty of cardiology. I know my primary dr. was just trying to get me in with someone asap, but he passed me on to someone else so I have to start over. ... Read more

  • Is it hard to hook up a sound bar for the TV?

    10/26/2019 6:18:25 AM, by CTUPTON

    I bought one. I have a Panasonic TV. I have not even opened the box. 24 The person who helps me has broken his arm. He looked pretty miserable so I left him alone. chris... Read more

  • Hulu, Netflix, cable TV, etc. etc. etc.

    10/26/2019 5:56:28 AM, by CTUPTON

    I am TOTALLY overwhelmed by so many show to watch! But..books? Well, I could live in the library. chris... Read more

  • Books I wish I hadn't read...

    10/26/2019 5:47:26 AM, by CTUPTON

    I am "cheating" by using someone else's list. 24 But I think I agree with most books on this list. I actually never was interested in the "Twilight" series. I loved "Atlas Shrugged" and I have read it several times. "Davinci code" I liked. "The Alchemist" was pretty boring as I remember. Toward th... Read more

  • Walking Toward a Happy Healthy Aloha Friday

    10/25/2019 2:54:10 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I have been under some stress lately. My husband due to bad genes needs a bypass surgery for the lack of circulation in his legs soon. Also surgery for more plaque found in his neck. We have been on a world win tour of hospitals and procedures. Add to all this fun he is the only working member... Read more

  • 7 Days Til Halloween, 2 Days Til Wedding

    10/24/2019 11:51:27 AM, by OHANAMAMA

    Just one week to go! And, just two days until my son's wedding! My future daughter is precious and we are blessed to be gaining her as a daughter!! They have been together for over 4 years, so it's about time!! :) I've been trying to figure out what to wear. It's semi-formal, o... Read more

  • Way-back Wednesday

    10/23/2019 3:38:23 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    For Wayback Wednesday my most loved graduation photos from when I was at school for years in New Orleans. I always get sentimental this time of year.... Read more

  • Travel

    10/23/2019 3:15:49 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Many thanks to my family for helping me with supplies to see my friends out of town for a couple of weeks. It will be great to see my school friends!... Read more