More adventures in cooking.
Thursday, March 17, 2011 0 comments
Quinoa. I tried it for the first time..didn't have half the ingredients for the SP recipe and it still came out good. woo hoo. It was the quinoa black bean casserole, but without the cheese as I realized too late that I didn't have any. ... Read more
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 3 comments
I tried something new. My SIL gave us some meat from a deer he got last fall. This is not something I have ever cooked, but I decided that I needed to try it. What we had was ground venison so I opted to try a meatloaf. It was the best meatl... Read more
It Feels True.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 3 comments
I weighed in today at WW. Had a good week and am down 1.4 pounds which is .4 pounds away from a healthy BMI. That I am excited about. But I am more excited that I feel I have honestly changed my lifestyle. I don't feel like I have arrived an... Read more
Learning to Cook at 52
Saturday, March 12, 2011 1 comments
Yep..this old lady is finally interested in cooking. I have been trying recipes from SP..most of which I must adjust somehow due to what I have on hand. Mostly things have turned out pretty well..a few, I would not make again..but todays exper... Read more
What kind of Eater are you?
Tuesday, March 08, 2011 2 comments
I was a vegetarian for about 7 years. Not vegan. I ate fish and had dairy. It was not a weight loss diet as I still ate sugary foods and lots of cheese. In order to be at a healthy weight I actually re=introduce meat back into my diet. ... Read more
Back to Basics!
Friday, February 25, 2011 3 comments
I recently read a blog that was focused on the beginner Sparker. I found it very refreshing and was reminded that doing the basics is what started this successful journey and that continuing with the basics is where I should stay. The basi... Read more
Thursday, February 24, 2011 0 comments
I am inspired by so many of your blogs and know that mine will never mean as much to others as some do to me. That is not a whine or complaint..I just know it is not one of my gifts. I have gifts...that's just not one of them. But sometim... Read more
goals and rewards.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 1 comments
I am inspired by my Sparkbuddy, Persistant123 to reset my goals and rewards. This is something that I don't do well enough. Really have trouble making the rewards 'fit' the goal. But here I go. WEEK ONE; reward-1 SP cap. #1-eat enough ... Read more
weight loss - but discouraged.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 3 comments
I have started losing weight again and I am glad about that, but for the last week and a half I have been sick, first one thing then another. Not sure how much of it is connected but the latest diagnosis is Shingles. I am in this life style ch... Read more
Yoga-what a surprise!
Wednesday, February 09, 2011 3 comments
I have not participated in yoga except for a few selections on wii-fit. I was invited by a friend to join her for a video at her home. She has had some health problems and a nurse advised her to try this form of exercise. Since I had been want... Read more
Something to count besides calories.
Thursday, February 03, 2011 1 comments
I went to a routine follow up MD appt. for cholesterol and sugar. ALL...yes ALL of my numbers have improved for the second time in a row. The doctor was almost as excited as I was. Isn't that cool? I love my doctor. I really screwed up ... Read more
a sinless life a life with out chocolate!
Saturday, January 29, 2011 0 comments
I was listening to a devotional on the radio this morning and the part I was able to hear Mentioned what a joy it would be when we are in heaven and living a sinless life. It was very thought provoking for me. What would it feel like? no... Read more
Not giving up!
Thursday, January 27, 2011 2 comments
My last blog, I was feeling like giving up. And some times I do, but instead I keep trying trying again. This is what the journey is about right? I saw a gentleman at the doctors office today that was terribly obese. He didn't look happy des... Read more
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