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Hello and Happy Thanksgiving!
Thursday, November 26, 2020      3 comments

Hello and Happy Thanksgiving! Wow! It's been a while. Life has been crazy, and the world has gone insane! And of course I still have the same food issues. I'm wondering how my ol' SP friends are doing, and hoping to get back in tou... Read more
What do you REALLY want?
Saturday, February 10, 2018      6 comments

Ok, what do I really want? I want to be a normal size; I don't need to be skinny. I want to wear fun clothes and not pick clothes that just fit. I want to have energy to do anything I want. I want to be healthy, and not worry about di... Read more
How do you handle regain?
Wednesday, February 07, 2018      7 comments

Now I know you don't have this issue. Not me either. Of course. I'm talking about the friend of a distant cousin's neighbor's school chum. It goes like this: - Lose weight. - Gain some back. - Lose again. - Gain aga... Read more
Installing cabinet drawers
Monday, February 05, 2018      6 comments

Well, this didn't count as cardio, but it sure felt like a workout! One of the steps in the Beck Diet Solution is to prep your house. Well, it is helpful for any lifestyle change, right? Aside from getting rid of trigger foods, I want... Read more
Have you read The Beck Diet Solution?
Sunday, February 04, 2018      5 comments

I'm just starting to read this great book: The Beck Diet Solution. It's not a diet. It's a way of thinking about your lifestyle, and making a plan work for you. The idea is to embrace it, adding a new practice every day, so you're not ove... Read more
Is anybody out there?
Saturday, February 03, 2018      9 comments

Hi there! I can't even believe it's been almost TWO years since my last blog. Wondering if any of my old friends are still around? Or newbies? I intend to start blogging again, and I hope you'll join me on my journey. Feel free to ... Read more
Happy St Pat's!
Thursday, March 17, 2016      5 comments

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What is Cloud Bread?
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      7 comments

Cloud bread is a soft and fluffy bread replacement! I used the recipe from this site because it called for baking powder instead of cream of tartar which I didn't have on hand. thebigapplemama.com/2016
/01/no-carb-cloud-bread... Read more
I love coffee, but...
Thursday, February 25, 2016      15 comments

Continuing my WLS blog series ... I wrote about attending a support session and discussing coffee. Let's face it, most of us LOVE coffee! Yes, some people hate it, and I wish I were one of them. So... There was this conversation a... Read more
WLS support is so important
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      3 comments

Continuing my WLS blog series... I recently attended a WLS support session. The room was filled with of all kinds of people. Some were still trying to decide to have the surgery, some had their WLS years ago, and some were at every... Read more
Guilt is a wasted emotion
Tuesday, February 23, 2016      4 comments

I'm taking a break from my WLS blogs because I'm tired and feeling guilty for feeling so selfish. "Guilt is a wasted emotion" my friend quotes her mother. And it's so true. If you've done something, or neglected to do something, that ... Read more
WLS recipe - Mini Fritattas
Monday, February 22, 2016      6 comments

Since having WLS, portion controlled recipes, like those made in muffin tins, have been life savers! I love making little egg bites, loosely based on the great recipes I've found on The World According to Egg Face - Check it out! ... Read more
Back to "normal"
Thursday, February 18, 2016      7 comments

Continuing my WSL blog series... What is normal? I'm not sure I can answer that easily - yet. I can suggest a few things I don't feel are normal: - bingeing - eating only a few foods - eating mindlessly Ok, so I don'... Read more
Baked Ricotta
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      6 comments

The first thing that I "cooked" after WLS was baked ricotta. Lasagna has got to be my favorite food, so when this was a suggestion of something easy to eat, I was quite pleased. It was just some part skim ricotta, topped with a little smo... Read more
My epic fail in the kitchen
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      5 comments

I don't consider myself to be either a great cook, or a disaster in the kitchen; I'm not sure where I went wrong. Someday I may try it again, or a similar recipe. Please, if you've had success with this, I'd love to hear about it. For m... Read more

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