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What's for lunch?
Monday, April 26, 2021      6 comments

Healthy idea for today I have everything on hand to make this except the hummus. Not crazy about hummus anyway. I have Marzetti light Ranch veggie d... Read more
Planning increases chance of success
Saturday, April 24, 2021      7 comments

(I know, the correct word is intentions.) We have a better chance of success if we plan. I have a mental vision of my plan. If my brain thinks ther... Read more
Inspiration for today
Friday, April 23, 2021      8 comments

You think behind every chance there's another one? It's the worst kind of extravagance, spending chances. -from the movie Hope Floats. ... Read more
Looking back at 15 years on Spark
Wednesday, April 07, 2021      12 comments

I joined the Spark community on 6 April 2008. I've lear... Read more
I know an old lady who swallowed a fry...
Tuesday, March 30, 2021      11 comments

One of the grands likes to read the book to us about the lady who swallowed a fly. I don't know why she swallowed the fly. Perhaps she'll die. Here's the link to the Judy Collins version: https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=qC_xO2a... Read more
Info please from any Sparkers who do step-count
Friday, March 12, 2021      7 comments

Sis is looking for something to count steps. The grandkids gave her a Fitbit awhile ago that never worked properly. She would like to purchase something to wear on her wrist, nothing too complicated or expensive. Any recommendations? Is there... Read more
Make your goal BIG enough to light your fire
Saturday, March 06, 2021      8 comments

G8Y0 This is a link to an inspiring video by Amanda Rose, creator of Eat Like a Bear. (5.57 minutes in length). She talks about choosing a goal that is big enough to kindle the inner fire that crea... Read more
Cuppa tea, anyone?
Sunday, January 31, 2021      17 comments

Somewhere, the kettle calls. Somewhere, the cup waits. Somewhere, a person smiles watching the leaves unfurl. -The Minister of Leaves (The Republic of Tea) ... Read more
Reached a big goal
Thursday, January 28, 2021      13 comments

I reached a major milestone goal today. I have not weighed this since 2010. Onward! Next goal is 21 pounds away. ... Read more
2021 plan
Tuesday, January 19, 2021      20 comments

This is an excerpt from my journal. Another entry listed goals. Below are some of the steps I will take to reach those goals. Lists create clarity and simplify the plan. Everyone's plan will look different. This one works for me. ... Read more
Back to a healthy routine
Saturday, January 02, 2021      10 comments

Christmas 2019 "What a wonderful Christmas holiday! One of the best. Can I say perfect? It suits me. Made me happy. AND I didn't gain weight! Controlled eating. Enjoyed myself immensely. This is the way it should be. Just my opinion." One... Read more
Our Christmas adventure: Figgy/Christmas Pudding
Monday, December 28, 2020      13 comments

Trying new foods can be an exciting adventure. This Christmas it was figgy/Christmas pudding. It was moist and loaded with fruit. https:... Read more
25 Pounds in 25 Weeks Challenge
Saturday, December 19, 2020      13 comments

Our new 25 pounds in 25 weeks challenge on the Intermittent Fasting team starts tomorrow. It runs December 20, 2020 to June 6, 2021. We finished the last 25 pounds challenge this month. My progress was not pretty, but I made my goal. ... Read more
Being All In
Thursday, December 03, 2020      13 comments

This is the voice of experience talking! I don't recommend being all out. Being a free-bird is fun, but choices have consequences. Eventually, m... Read more
Exploring food from the UK
Tuesday, November 24, 2020      11 comments

Just for fun. I enjoyed writing this blog. I recently discovered the UK show, Secret Eaters. You can find it on You Tube. Questions after watching some of the shows led me on an interesting search. What is salad cream? "Salad cr... Read more

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