Another Menu
Monday, January 04, 2016      1 comments

I probably need to rethink how we eat... tho I don't have to eat all carbs. This is a family meal and I'm the one who needs to lose weight. So, this is the plan for now: 1) Sloppy Joes, Cole Slaw, Tater Tots, homemade Applesauce ... Read more
Menu Planning
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      0 comments

Looks like I only have time to visit every few weeks here on Sparks. But.... here's my menu planning for the week: (and a note to myself that I should try planning exercise as well. Might get more done) Minestrone (or clean the refrig ... Read more
Menu Planning
Tuesday, November 24, 2015      1 comments

To save money and to eat better, I like to menu plan for 10 days. I shop more often, but it's good to have a few meals on hand if we can't shop due to health, finances, or whatever. So, a few of them may be what I call pantry meals that can be... Read more
My New Go-To List for Groceries & Meal Planning
Sunday, November 22, 2015      4 comments

WHAT TO EAT or My New List of Go-To Foods Joy of Joys.... to be healthy! What foods will get me there? For starters, some foods just don’t agree with me: dairy, garbanzos, possibly the nightshade family, and yes, even... Read more
Sunday, February 12, 2012      2 comments

This blog finds me feeling optimistic that I may finally be headed in the right direction for healthier eating... and losing weight. A few weeks ago, I watched the movie Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead. It was about juice fasting and regaining... Read more
Fit For Life
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      0 comments

I've been pretty busy lately. OH MY! I just looked up to see an incredible sunrise.... but still would like to blog. I was visiting with a friend whose family member is dealing with cancer, and wants to change her diet. I got out an o... Read more
Trying to DO things and not mindlessly eat
Monday, January 23, 2012      3 comments

FOOD - I tried today to only eat three meals. I was able to stave off eating until lunchtime by drinking water and reminding myself that my body would appreciate the break. I did have a good healthy breakfast and knew what to expect for lunch... Read more
It's The Shampoo!
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      5 comments

Can't help it... this is an email from a friend. I'm sure it's been around awhile; but it made me laugh. What better way to start 2012! -------- Check your shampoo bottle label. I don't know WHY I didn't figure this out sooner. ... Read more
2012 Goals
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      1 comments

It's time for me to set some goals and plans out for the New Year. We began our year doing something different. Hubby and I took a vacation, and actually stayed up to greet the New Year. We celebrated on the USS Midway: danced, drank, and me... Read more
Back to Hope
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      2 comments

Well, I'm back here; hoping to get back into the swing of aiming for good health, better eating, and finally losing weight. I began today well. I had a 1/2 cup of natural yogurt sweetened with molasses, a home canned apricot, and a handful of ... Read more
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      2 comments

Okay.... I've been thinking about what I'd like to do in 2010. I'm gonna keep adding to this over the next few days. Try geocaching. Learn to routinely make a hot breakfast myself at least four times a week. Even if it's oatmeal... Read more
A Moment I Am Grateful To Have Experienced
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      2 comments

Every morning, hawk and I were accustomed to giving each other a good look. I suppose he was wondering what the people were doing, as much as I was wondering what a hawk does all day. I see them fly up, circling heavenward, until the eye can o... Read more
Fighting Back
Monday, August 24, 2009      1 comments

About five years ago, I honestly thought I was headed for the E.R. or the grave.... but something within said 'no - fight back' I went to a Women's Gym that was just opening. I dared not tell my family for fear of the mockery. God must ... Read more
Dear Lord, Deliver Us!
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      2 comments

What an encouragement the Lord's Prayer is to us. I am sure many of you find new meanings in it all the time; as life circumstances change. I'd like to share one thought I had today with you. I hope it encourages you to trust God, no matter w... Read more
Feeling Off Today
Thursday, July 16, 2009      3 comments

I'm feeling off today. Could use pointers. This is when I'm liable to either eat too much or just stop doing anything. I've managed to walk two miles today. It was slow going, and muscles aching from previous exercise. Food, well, it's not ... Read more