Hello Friends. Hope You’re Feeling Good!….cute image*

 

An elderly couple were killed in an accident and found themselves being given a tour of heaven by Saint Peter. “Here is your oceanside condo, over there are the tennis courts, swimming pool, and two golf courses. If you need any refreshments, just stop by any of the many bars located throughout the area.””Heck, Gloria,” the old man hissed when Saint Peter walked off, “we could have been here ten years ago if you hadn’t heard about all that stupid oat bran, wheat germ, and low-fat diets!”

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A family of three tomatoes were walking downtown one day when the little baby tomato started lagging behind. The big father tomato walks back to the baby tomato, stomps on her, squashing her into a red paste, and says, “Ketchup!”

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A friend and I were standing in line at a fast-food restaurant, waiting to place our order.

There was a big sign posted. “No bills larger than $20 will be accepted.”

The woman in front of us, pointing to the sign, remarked, “Believe me, if I HAD a bill larger than $20, I wouldn’t be eating here.”

Have fun~

Question……

What do you think of when you hear this song?

Have a great weekend.

Allergic reaction to medication…OUCH

I am getting over an allergic reaction to a medication I was put on for a possible urinary tract infection, which I ended up not having. When I pick up my medicine, I always ask what a reaction might be. Do you? If you don’t, I suggest you start. If you do, hat’s off to you.

I got a rash. I was so tired I could not keep my eyes open. My eyes were so swollen!  I had trouble walking from my car to my front door. I was very dizzy. I just did not feel like myself.

I went to urgent care and was taken off the medicine right away. I had to wait for it to work its way out of my bloodstream. All of this started because my blood work showed my nitrites and leukocyte were positive. I since found out that sometimes they are and it is fine. I am being referred to a specialist, to be on the safe side.

Have any of you had reactions? If you want to share..go right ahead please.

Always read the labels!

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

Secrets to losing WEIGHT fast*

What would the answer to that be? I need to hear about some NEW amazing way to lose weight fast. I am tired of losing it the slow way or NO WAY. lol I do understand that if you take weight off slowly, it tends to stay off longer. I do not believe in FAD diets. I believe in eating the right foods.

WHAT THE HE** ARE THE RIGHT FOODS?

Please explain!!!

Have a great week.

Believe in yourself;

Luisa Doraz

Faria State Beach…nice*









I just got back from a wonderful weekend trip. Faria State beach is just beautiful. We camped right near the waves. We could climb the rocks and jump right in! We were right next door to Rincon, where you can park your RV right on the road next to the beach! Emma Woods State Beach was also close by, all within biking distance. We got to see beautiful sunsets. We saw a whale, a shark, sea lions, seagulls, and all kinds of little critters running around. I was always entertained. The people we camped next to were very nice. We all got a chance to tell some crazy stories. lol One night a good friend and her husband came for a visit. We had Cinco de Mayo fun! I made so many new friends, I love it. There is like a community when you go camping. We all shared all of our stuff with one another. I got to eat some pretty amazing food. I hope you like the photos. I did have my camera ready. My binoculars were used a lot also! I hope you all had a nice weekend. Have a week full of many smiles.

** If any of my new friends are visiting….Very nice to have spent some time with you all.

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

Guaranteed to DANCE to this VIDEO……Have fun*

No matter how tired or how lazy I feel, this song ALWAYS gets me to get up and DANCE. Before you know it, Friday will be here. Then the weekend. Time to celebrate YOUR way. So, let the music make you move and feel the fun in your bones. lol

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

D-A-N-C-E………

I noticed something today at the gym. I seem to dance when I exercise. I just seem to go off into the music world that is sounding off in my ears. I have one of those things the kids got me with a lot of my favorite songs, so I just d-a-n-c-e to the music and do the elliptical with no sweat!I have read that it is actually good exercise for the brain to be stimulated this way. It helps me stay young, I hope! I notice I am also one of those people who seem to LISTEN and REACT to the music that is being played whenever I go. I also manage to dance in the car lol I guess I have ALWAYS felt that MUSIC is good for the sole. Being able to EXPRESS YOURSELF in music is an ART. I tend to lean on the PICASSO side, but at least I dance in my life. Do you all FEEL THE MUSIC?

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

The Command of Sir Health…….

Sir Health is a constant invader into my life.

His wife, Madam Scale is a real pain in the ass as well.

Sir Health seems to think I should not be consuming certain foods.

Madam Scale always seems to agree with him.

Sir Health feels that I do not get enough fruit.

Madam Scale proves to me every morning that he is right again.

Sir Health seems to feel I should eat more lean meats and veggies.

Madam Scale, once again has to show me he is right!

Sir Health wants me to say bye bye to lots of sugar.

Madam Scale goes off the charts on that one!

So, I am kind of listening. I have been changing what I throw in my mouth every day. I do seem to be leaning more towards the food items that are better for my system. I have to admit I have more energy. I have been going to workout at the gym. That is one of the reasons you have not seen me lately. I do feel better drinking Almond milk. I usually have a glass before bed. It is soothing for me. I love eating my greek yogurt with my gluten free waffle every morning I can. I top it off with fresh blueberries. I have been hooked on spinach salads. I have developed a taste for feta cheese, supposedly good for my blood type. I have been eating bread, but not as much. I also love protein, so I have some in between meals. I guess I am getting into this whole scene. Sorry if I bore you all with this rambling. I guess I am going now. American Idol is on tonight? Do you watch?

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Dorazl

Observor or Participator?????

When you are at a party… do you lean more towards being  an “observer” or a “participator?”

Why is that?

Empty nest syndrome anyone?

How did you handle going through empty nest syndrome? If you do not have kids yet, how do you think you would  handle it???

Defined by Wikipedia……

Empty nest syndrome is a general feeling of loneliness that parents or guardians may feel when one or more of their children leave home; it is more common in women. The marriage of a child can lead to similar feelings, with the role and influence of the parents often becoming less important compared to the new spouse.

A strong maternal or paternal bond between the parent and child can make the condition worse. The role of the parent while the child is still living with them is more hands-on and immediate than is possible when they have moved out, particularly if the distance means that visits are difficult.

 Social and cultural factors

When children move away, mothers can get what is called “Empty Nest Syndrome”, which is generally accepted as the lonely, abandoned feeling of the home being empty. In order to fill the void of the empty house, many people look for something that is living and breathing that will take their mind off of their feelings, like a pet.

Empty nest syndrome has become more prevalent in modern times, as the extended family is becoming less common than in past generations.

In many cultures, such as those in Africa, India, the Middle East, and East Asia, one’s elderly parents are held in very high esteem and it is considered almost a duty to care for and respect them. In contrast to most Western societies, extended families were common in those places. However, nowadays, even in these countries, as cities become more Westernized and industrialized, values are gradually changing. It is sometimes rather inconvenient or impractical to live with or care extensively for one’s parents in a modern setting. Empty nest syndrome is starting to surface in some of those nations and regions as well, where traditional values come in conflict with Westernization. This has been especially the case for Hong Kong and India.