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To all animal lovers...
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      6 comments

How many dogs does it take to change a light bulb? Golden Retriever: The sun is shining, the day is young, we've got our whole lives ahead of us, and you're inside worrying about a stupid burned out bulb? ... Read more
A MUST read link in this blog, SO POWERFUL
Monday, July 27, 2009      7 comments

Hello to all who stumble onto this or who check out my blogs on a regular basis. I received an email from one of my SP friends, but somehow I had not added her as one of MY FRIENDS. I'm not sure how I did that, but she had added me and I have ... Read more
Considering doing my first video blog
Saturday, July 25, 2009      7 comments

Hello to all my SP friends in SP'land. I've been seeing more and move of my friends do a video blog and with come comments made by some of THE CALORIE KILLER team questioning IF I can sing (STEELERCRAZY in particular) after being given an a... Read more
A Positive experience for me...
Saturday, July 18, 2009      14 comments

Thursday evening I took my DW to the newly released Harry Potter movie and we had time to go out for dinner BEFORE the movie. Reasons for dinner before the movie include the fact that I would not be tempted to eat a huge bucket of buttery popco... Read more
Do Cat's Stutter?
Thursday, July 16, 2009      3 comments

A teacher is explaining biology to her 4th grade students. 'Human beings are the only animals that stutter,' she says. A little girl raises her hand. 'I had a kitty-cat who stuttered.' The teacher, knowing how precious so... Read more
Will today be my last day at SparkPeople?
Tuesday, July 14, 2009      10 comments

If I die tonight, will I be sore tomorrow? I kinda wonder about that after the day that I had today. I've been slacking off recently on posting my fitness/activity minutes and have been trying to get back into the swing of things. Today, migh... Read more
Big Dog learns another lesson...
Thursday, July 09, 2009      8 comments

Hello SP friends, I was talking to my DW last night and mentioned how slow things have gotten at SP in the summer time. I figured that everybody was too busy to blog as much as they were BEFORE summer hit us. Then guess what? I figure ou... Read more
Just a little late for the holiday, but.....
Tuesday, July 07, 2009      1 comments

One morning, Father Michael noticed little Johnny staring up at a large plaque that hung in the Church foyer. It was covered with names and small American flags were placed on either side. The seven year old boy had been staring at it for quit... Read more
Can you read this and tell me that you had a "dry eye"?
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      10 comments

At a fund raising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its d... Read more
Don't Pay the ransom! I've escaped....
Tuesday, June 30, 2009      11 comments

Hello SP friends, Seems like forever since I've had the opportunity to check in here. We had a wonderful trip/vacation. Ate some wonderful food, even some stuff that I probably NEVER would have eaten if I'd fixed it myself. I'll try to post... Read more
Boy, AM I in the dog house or what?
Friday, June 19, 2009      11 comments

Well, yesterday was our 9th wedding anniversary and I took the lead from CartoonB who suggested a fine dinner of chili dogs, one that she and her DH had for THEIR recent anniversary. Well, that idea went over BIG here at our place! Nothing say... Read more
I got that dreaded call from my Endocrinologist this morning.....
Thursday, June 11, 2009      17 comments

I sent my two week blood sugar numbers chart into my endocrinologist yesterday and heard back from him this morning. As you probably know, I stopped taking ALL of my insulin back on June 1st without his consent. Drum roll please.................. Read more
New found Motivation, Here is what is working for me.....
Sunday, June 07, 2009      4 comments

On June 1st, I quit taking my insulin even without doctors’ orders. I was tired of OVER medicating myself. I'm eating next to nothing, ( considering what I always used to eat anyway) especially for a big guy and a big eater that I've always be... Read more
In the words of Bartles & James, "Thank you for your support"
Friday, June 05, 2009      6 comments

Hello Team, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for the support that you have given me during my two months here at SparkPeople. Without you and the tools, I could NEVER have done the things that I've done ... Read more
Starting Day 3... without ANY insulin...
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      6 comments

I've started day three of no insulin and am feeling so EMPOWERED and motivated. I'm looking forward to a whole week without the extra calories that I used to HAVE TO EAT, just to keep my blood sugar reading UP. I've been a little lax in the fi... Read more

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