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Trying some new food products....

Friday, June 11, 2010

I saw a television show that featured some snacks by SunRype.

I also want to try the sweetener - Ideal - It's made from Xylitol.

Has anybody tried them?




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FLBEACHBUM14 6/12/2010 7:33AM

    We are using Ideal -- it has no calories and about 1.5 carbs per packet. It seems to be about the same sweetness as the "blue stuff" Nutrasweet. My wife is a great couponer - she uses slickdeals.net as well as other sites to find coupons and combines them with BOGOs (Buy One Get One free) so we got numerous boxes of it to try almost free. I think using the artificial sweeteners really helps keep the calories down!
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MORTICIAADDAMS 6/11/2010 5:59PM

    I have not seen them here.

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Happy Thursday

Thursday, June 10, 2010

It's a good day to get out and work in the yard. Looking out the window this morning I saw a baby mole. He must have gotten lost or left behind. He was trying to dig his way somewhere but he kept running into the bricks.

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SHAY72 6/11/2010 5:07AM

    oh,did he eventually find his way home?

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DIVASPARK 6/10/2010 8:14PM

    hi happy thurday

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MR_UNDER_300 6/10/2010 11:44AM

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Life is Good......God is Good

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

I just want to say how grateful I am for the life I have. My family is well, SparkPeople friends make my day, and I'm just in a place where I appreciate life. I have issues just like everyone else, but I'm learning how to look at those issues as blessings. We take so much for granted .

So today I say.....

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SUGARBABY60 6/10/2010 7:21AM

    refreshing blog glad things are going well for you .

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STILLSLIM 6/9/2010 12:05PM

    Praise Him. He is good and worthy to be praised. Thank you for this reminder.

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APPLE0416 6/9/2010 8:05AM

    God is good all the time!!!!

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Interval walking

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Yesterday I tried interval walking. I read about it in an SP article. You change your pace 4 times as you walk. It goes like this: Slow-2 mins., brisk - 1 min., moderate-2 mins., fast-1 min. Then you start over again. emoticon

It was something different and the time went fast. I'll probably do it a few times a week for a while, because I've gotten bored with my regular routines. I also want to find time to do the exercise balls and the bands. I have a set, but it's still in the box. emoticon
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Enjoy your day and do something special for yourself today. Even if it's just speaking a kind word to yourself.

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STILLSLIM 6/8/2010 12:26PM

    Intervals are the best way to lose weight. You will do well and be pleased with the results. Thank you for sharing. I have not read that article. I think I will add this to my routine.

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SABLEGRL 6/8/2010 10:38AM

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MORTICIAADDAMS 6/8/2010 9:19AM

    Intervals really work well. My exercise ball is in the box too.

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MARPET44 6/8/2010 7:27AM

    Sounds like a plan. Exercise can become boring - have to change off once in awhile. emoticon emoticon

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KIMOTHY77 6/8/2010 7:20AM

    I love interval training! It does make the time go faster:)

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VTORIA3 6/8/2010 7:10AM

    I like interval training when I am on an eliptical, treadmill, or stationery bike. I have done it once or twice while walking and probably should more often just to mix things up a bit. Seems smart. Have a great day.

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What about this wacky weather?

Monday, June 07, 2010

This weather is crazy. The weekend was humid and muggy and this morning was in the low 50's and very cool. It warmed up to 70's eventually.

Oh well what can you do...get out and enjoy it.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 6/7/2010 9:17PM

    The weather is up and down here too. Very changeable.

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