MARTY728's Blogs

Only God Can Judge Murders And Terrorists. It's Up To Us To Arrange For The Judgments ASAP
Friday, April 19, 2013      74 comments

Yes, I am very frustrated by the fact that locations where people gather whether they are work offices, theaters, schools, sporting events, etc. have become targets for murders. I am sure anyone reading this is also frustrated. I also mourn... Read more
Reasons I Am Fat List; What I Am Doing About It List; Self-Realization
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      33 comments

For me the key to getting my weight, size and physical fitness to identify and CONSTANTLY remind myself of how I really am weight and size wise and why, so I have developed the Reasons I am Fat list: 1. I overeat trying to placate my emotio... Read more
My April Fools Advice and the Joke I Staged!
Monday, April 01, 2013      33 comments

A SparkPeople Friend, CRYSTALJEM wrote in her Current Status today, “woke to a hallway filled with stuffed animals looking at her and a toilet that suddenly runs red water. Hmmmmm.... and I can't think of any payback!” Being the helpful sou... Read more
Wife’s Car Has A Million Dings And Scratches On The Rear Bumper
Saturday, March 02, 2013      41 comments

My Wife’s car has a million dings and scratches on the rear bumper. They are caused by the fact that my Wife insists on backing into parking spaces. To date she has never struck another vehicle, yet if there’s a pole, curb, wall, etc., she will... Read more
Who Says Nothing Is Impossible? I’ve Been Doing Nothing for Years and Other Thoughts From the Gym’s
Friday, February 22, 2013      34 comments

First I must provide a little background….. There was a television show named Cheers that lasted 11 years from 1982 to 1993 and the majority of the show took place in a Boston Bar named Cheers. There was a overweight, out of shape, quick-wi... Read more
My Happy, Positive Attitude is Self-feeding
Thursday, February 21, 2013      24 comments

I really feel good about staying on my streak of being on and using SparkPeople every day, exercising everyday and keeping a happy, positive attitude. I have always been a funny individual and most of my attempts at humor are pokes at me (called... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I’m Learning, Experiencing Personal Growth and am Shocked!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      81 comments

I am beginning to see the light. For a few years now I had been hoping to have one of my blogs voted a featured blog. Yes, I have been knocking about SparkPeople since June 15, 2010. I have had an epiphany! And no, it is not painful. ... Read more
I’m Not a Complete Idiot, Parts Are Missing!
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      27 comments

It seems whenever I begin to show a weight loss, I start getting the “What is your secret" question. I usually chuckle since I find the “What is your secret" question funny. As we know the "secret" is hard work. We all want a quick fix, som... Read more
King of all Weight Yo-yos Abdicating the Throne
Monday, February 11, 2013      57 comments

If you review my stay here the past few years, you will know that I am a King of all Weight Yo-yos with my weight constantly going down and back up again. This has been my track record for the last 23 years. I have blogged that I can trace the b... Read more
Random Memories From a Wandering Mind; Mom, Dad and the First Five
Monday, February 04, 2013      25 comments

The anniversary of Mother’s death was a few days ago and while like any good Italian-American son, I hear my Mother’s voice in my head many times a day and any anniversary causes even more memories to stir. I think most Mother’s have the ability... Read more
I Suffered from Delusions of Adequacy
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      31 comments

On December 4, 2012 I weighed 280 pounds. Then the wheel in my brain continued to spin, but the hamster left for a Holiday vacation. SparkPeople a fountain of knowledge and some here drink from the fountain. Lately I have occasionally gargled. I... Read more
I've fallen and I have gotten up!
Monday, January 28, 2013      31 comments

I slipped off the wagon, fell off the horse, hit the wall, did a free fall into the ditch and have gained weight. Can anyone think of any other descriptive phrases to indicate that I have gained weight? Why have I added weight this year? Un... Read more
Lance Armstrong: Do you forgive him?
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      43 comments

Warning this is a serious blog. I used to like Lance Armstrong. From his being the second American to win the Tour de France (Greg LeMond was the first) to his battle with testicular cancer, to his Livestrong charity, etc. I used to believe... Read more
The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      33 comments

Told my family that one of my New Year’s Resolution was to be less critical. Before I criticize my Wife, two Daughters or my Son, to help their perspective, I will figuratively walk a mile in their shoes. My family is pleased with this Resolutio... Read more
Paraprosdokian - Don't Know What It Means - Read My Blog
Thursday, December 20, 2012      41 comments

Paraprosdokian: Definition: "Figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected; frequently used in a humorous situation." "Where there's a will, I want to be in it," is a type of paraprosdokian. (w... Read more

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