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Sooooo Busy!
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      1 comments

The last couple of days have been somewhat crazy at work. The school year is coming to an end so everything has to be handed in, signed off, etc. I can't wait until tomorrow, when all the craziness is over...At least, most of it. The rest is ... Read more
Things are looking up!
Sunday, May 30, 2010      4 comments

Well, after thinking it over and advice from friends (both Sparkers and non-sparkers), I have decided to go with my gut. I am going to continue with my no-aspartame. Continue with my food tracking here. Continue with my exercising. Do all th... Read more
Not sure...
Friday, May 28, 2010      6 comments

I just got back from my latest doctors appointment and to be honest, I am feeling a little unsure. After my last visit, I knew my issues were not Thyroid related. Today, he looked at the rest of the tests and was very surprised that there was n... Read more
Day 4 Still No Diet Coke!
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      2 comments

Well, I have made it through Day 4. No Diet Coke or anything containing aspartame. So far, as long as I keep drinking my water, we are good. I don't know if it is mental, but I feel lighter...Like I'm less clogged or bloated. I'm sure it is ... Read more
Day 2 - No Diet Coke
Sunday, May 23, 2010      4 comments

I have given up diet coke. My friend kept telling me it was bad for me and since reading about the evils of aspartame, I have decided to listen, and give up my favorite drink...My beloved diet coke. So far, I have been ok but god knows how I w... Read more
So it's not my thyroid...
Friday, May 21, 2010      1 comments

Went for my latest doctor's appointment today. He says my issues (fatigue, dry skin, hair loss, increasingly bad memory, extreme and fairly constant thirst, slight weight gain and difficulty losing), are NOT due to thyroid problems. Which is g... Read more
Would kill for sleep!
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      4 comments

I am soooo tired....I don't even know how I am possibly going to get through the rest of today. I got ZERO sleep last night. I got to bed late - not a great start....And was then kept up by a party down the street AND a neighborhood dog ... Read more
A dog's life...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      2 comments

As I walked my dog tonight, I thought about how good it must be from her point of view. She gets a family who loves her, kibble and water whenever she wants, walkies and playtime to her heart's content...All this and none of the stress that us... Read more
My confession...
Monday, May 10, 2010      4 comments

I have a large confession to make. I have been slacking as of late. Slacking so much, that I almost don't recognize myself or my unhealthy habits. It's BAAAD! I was evaluating my choices as of late, and realized that my lazy choices have def... Read more
Lentil dip anyone??
Friday, August 28, 2009      1 comments

Well, my soup tasted great but looked kinda like baby poop and is more the consistency of a dip or salsa....Definitely too many lentils. Tastes good though. ... Read more
Lentil soup that ate my kitchen!
Thursday, August 27, 2009      1 comments

Ok. Trying the lentil soup, and I'm not so sure. I think my prob is that I used too many lentils. The bag looked so small (and never having cooked them before) I decided to use the whole bag. Now, I have to keep adding broth and spices to en... Read more
Cooking Experiment Continues!
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      2 comments

Well, teaching myself to cook is going pretty well. So far, I have not had any major issues and have even managed to bake/cook when I don't have the proper instruments....Try baking cookies in round cookie tins....An interesting but slightly ti... Read more
I'm in love with a drink...
Saturday, August 15, 2009      4 comments

I have discovered a new drink that I LOVE!!! emoticon Lipton Green Tea Light with Lemon. So yummy and refre... Read more
Telephone Companies Suck!....Well mine does anyway!
Friday, August 14, 2009      1 comments

Minor rant coming! I am still without Internet! I am still without my ability to reach the outside world. I am forced to resort to the kindness of my friends, who let me use their internet. I don't understand why my telephone com... Read more
Back to the daily grind...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      1 comments

I am finally back on track! I have been sticking to my eating plan and walking twice as much as normal. I'm not up to running/jogging again yet (knee is still not 100%), but things are definitely looking up! :) So far, I have brought my ... Read more

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