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Happy Thanksgiving - No progress is progress.
Thursday, November 22, 2012      1 comments

I could not decide how to title this post appropriately. Although there are many things I am not thrilled about this Thanksgiving, ultimately I am very blessed and am appreciative for what I do have. Right now I am restating my goals as I h... Read more
Pesto Quiche w Ham just posted
Saturday, October 27, 2012      0 comments

Just came up with a new quiche variation today that is delicous (well at least to me). An eighth of the quiche is only 210 calories but I wrote it as 6 servings as that is more ... Read more
Happy Birthday to Me
Friday, October 05, 2012      4 comments

In the words of a very wise person -"Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You". ~ Dr. Seuss It has been quite a year full of challenges so I am expecting next year to be smooth sailing (wouldn'... Read more
My Secret Weapon - easy low cal vegetable soup
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      1 comments

I just posted this recipe on Spark Recipes as I make this so many ways. It comes in at less than 100 calories and is great for dinner when I overindulge at lunch. Maybe this will inspire you to make a batch for yourself. It has really helped m... Read more
Progress
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      2 comments

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Three Years and I am BACK!
Saturday, August 11, 2012      5 comments

I cannot believe it has been three years since I was a regular participant on Spark. I left as I was just not staying on track and guess what - I had not gotten back on track. A little over a week ago I got motivated to do something and have bee... Read more
Reversing the cycle
Monday, September 07, 2009      3 comments

Notice to my sparkfrends, I'm taking a spark break "officially" although I have been on an unofficial one for some time. I've regained weight and disgarded some good habits with th... Read more
Late Night Diversions - Being Honest with Yourself
Sunday, March 29, 2009      1 comments

Okay I went back into yesterday's food tracker and added the snacks I had late last night during my scrabble blowout with my daughter. BTW she smoked me scoring over 500 points to my 350 (and I used to think I was a good scrabble player lol). ... Read more
10 day report - SUCCESS
Wednesday, March 25, 2009      0 comments

Okay I'm patting myself on the back - 10 days back on spark, posting everything I eat/drink, logging exercise (not enough), taking my vitamins, and posting to some teams again. Okay first week 7 lbs down and I lost over an 1inch off of each th... Read more
Confession Time
Monday, March 16, 2009      2 comments

I've been MIA for a while for whatever reasons and am coming out of the fog. My confession is that I did an "Oprah". Wow that should be a new term. By that I mean I put back on weight by slacking off on the exercise and not eating as well ... Read more
Calorie Density Key To Losing Weight
Wednesday, July 09, 2008      1 comments

Came across this article and it validates my experience that I lose weight when I eat a salad for one meal a day and eat more low cal veg soup....... The best thing they are all healthy foods. ScienceDaily (June 8, 2007) — Eating smart, not... Read more
Happy New Year - inspirational poem - If
Tuesday, January 01, 2008      0 comments

'if' by rudyard kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be ti... Read more
My Husband's Progress - couch to triatholon
Sunday, December 16, 2007      1 comments

My husband told me he was inspired by my own weight loss progress AND that our children have only known him as the fat guy. Well, he gave himself one year to lose 100 pounds and joined Sparkpeople and started using the tools of logging in ... Read more
Gratitude thoughts
Saturday, November 24, 2007      0 comments

This is the season to remember how much we have in our lives to be grateful for. Here are a few quotes that appeal to me on the subject. "Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial... Read more
Back in the Saddle
Monday, October 29, 2007      0 comments

The great thing is the weather is cooling off here so outdoor exercise is enjoyable. Sounds odd that 80 as a high seems cool but it does when its been 90 plus for months. Today went on approx 10 mile bike ride, partially on a nice trail here a... Read more

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