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HAPPY FRIDAY! 2ND DAY OF ANOTHER GREAT MONTH!

Friday, September 02, 2011

CREATE GREATNESS IN YOUR LIFE TODAY. THAT'S WHAT YOU ARE CREATED FOR. emoticon

Multiple Blessings Sent Your Way From Me On This Friday. May You Have Joy In Every Way and Happiness Throughout the Day May The Lord Surround Your Life With Favor Untold May His Love in Your Heart To Always Hold May You & Family Be Safe This Weekend Have Fun With Family & Friends And if Things Appear Too Much To Bear Remember That God Takes All of Your Care I'm Giving My Love Freely Every Day Holla@Jesus! It's A Happy Day! emoticon


I Also Want to Share This Recipe I found on Spark and Made it Thursday:Ingredients
SIMPLE WHITE CAKE OR CUPCAKES

Granulated Sugar, 1 cup
Margarine like spread, approximately 40% fat, .5 cup
Egg white, 2 large
Vanilla Extract, 2 tsp
Flour, white, 1.5 cup
Baking Powder, 1.75 tsp
Milk, nonfat, .5 cup



Directions
Pre-heat oven to 350. Grease and flour a cake pan or line muffin tin with papers. In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and the margarine, Beat in the egg whites one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in milk until batter is smooth. Pour into pan or cupcake liners.
Bake for 30 to 40 minutes for a cake. For cupcakes, bake 20 to 25 minutes. Cake is done when it springs back to the touch.
Makes 24 cupcakes.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KRISTAH25.

I didn't put frosting on it either. emoticon
I used lowfat buttermilk.

Nutritional Info
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 78.4
Total Fat: 1.9 g
Cholesterol: 0.1 mg
Sodium: 81.3 mg
Total Carbs: 14.1 g
Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
Protein: 1.2 g

This is a great recipe that I will use again and it turned out GREAT! This is one of the best recipes I've found in a long time for a white cake and easy and taste really good. Try it!










  
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BABY_GIRL69 9/3/2011 5:06PM

    Yummy! I went to the grocery store last week & bought a slice of pound cake. Me & my grandson finally shared the last of it & then Shadow got the crumbs. It was still fresh & it keeps me from gobbling down the whole pound cake if I make or buy one. I also bought butter cookies at the store & ate 3 but the last one was thrown out. I need to eat smart & not starve. I appreciate the month of September but love when its March....lol

God bless & enjoy everyday!

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SOME INSPIRATION FOR THE NEW MONTH...

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

KEEP THE FAITH AND NEVER GIVE UP WE ARE DOING THIS!




Whenever you experience challenges or doubt your ability to accomplish what God has called you to do, say this: I am who God says I am, I can do what He says I can do. I can have what He says I can have. Im a child of the Most High God. If He said it, it will surely come to pass! From T.D. Jakes Ministries/The Potters House emoticon




WE'RE IN THIS BOAT TOGETHER! NEVER FORGET IT!
LOVE YOU MUCH!
HOLLA@JESUS!
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BABY_GIRL69 9/5/2011 6:32PM

    LOVE IT!!! Thank you Sister Deb for sharing this wonderful news with us today!! You are a gift! God bless & enjoy everyday! Dee

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SKUNKY4 9/3/2011 8:25AM

    I say "Amen". T.D.Jakes is a wise child of God! Thanks for sharing.

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NEWME0519 8/31/2011 10:29PM

    Amen!

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SHERRYJVP 8/31/2011 6:56PM

    love you too, sister.

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SHE-LION 8/31/2011 5:08PM

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WHAT IT DO SPARK FRIENDS? *L*

Monday, August 22, 2011

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LIFE IS GOLDEN! PRAISE THE LORD FOR HIS GOODNESS AND HIS MERCY ENDURES FOREVER!!! emoticon

I am so Happy to be Alive and Starting a New Week of Expectation. emoticon

Expect Great Results and Do your part and you will Get Great Results! emoticon

This has been a great month and I'm Expecting even MORE! God is Good and He Always Does His Part! emoticon

I'm Telling You emoticonDancing as Part of my Daily Cardio Has Changed My Life and My Body!

I'm going to measure and see just how many inches is gone. My clothes tells the story and I'm bout tired of pulling up pants. emoticon(Do Not Like Belts...NOW)

Eating plan is working better and I'm logging my food on Spark and in My own Journal. I've always had my own journal but Keeping it on Spark is so EYE OPENING! I'm Blessed to be able to do it. emoticon

I'm still Praying for EVERYONE"S Success and Daily Safety and Blessings from God. I believe in Prayer and He DOES Answer. I'm telling you...lol...After I prayed and GAVE HIM this journey again...CHANGES started that made me just stand with my mouth wide open. emoticon

Many Praises and Blessings for this GREAT Week! God's Blessings Upon All the Children and Adults that Started School or are Going to. Many Blessings Upon the TEACHERS and ADMINS and All in Authority over EDUCATION EVERYWHERE in this NATION! God Bless America and Bring Her BACK to the ROOTS! JESUS! In Jesus' Name! emoticon

HAVE A FUN WEEK!
Deb
Holla@Jesus!
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*******Please Keep Israel Lifted Up in Prayer Because They are Getting DAILY Rockets Their Way and Many Lives Have BEEN LOST. WE are Admonished to Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem in Psalm 122. You Also May Use Psalm 21(Prayer for Leaders) or 121 as a Prayer for Them. Prayer from the Heart/Spirit is Always Welcomed too. Thank You Ever so Much! emoticonGod Bless You Richly!

  
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VISUALLYRICS 8/24/2011 5:00PM

    emoticonsister for your prayers! I home school 4....appreciate prayer cover.

So Glad you have had a great week! Finishing Strong with you! emoticon

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PENNEYV 8/23/2011 10:43AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Thanks for the encouragement!

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SKUNKY4 8/23/2011 8:16AM

    Thank you for the prayers. My DH is a teacher and 3 of my 4 children are teachers in waiting. (They are subbing but waiting on full time jobs!) Teachers can use all the prayers they can get.
Your blog gave me much peace, but of course isn't that what happens when God is in the mix?
Congrats on your exciting weight loss. I expect to hear more about your journey!
Blessings to you today!

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GODZDESIGN95 8/22/2011 11:11PM

    emoticonI can feel JOY jumping off this page.

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PEPPERCHILD 8/22/2011 10:33PM

    Loving it girlfriend....

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BABY_GIRL69 8/22/2011 9:01PM

    Thank you so much for this blog!! God bless Deb & enjoy everyday Sweets!

Dee

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PERSISTANT123 8/22/2011 7:48PM

    Thanks for the blog. It lifted me up and reminded me where my eyes should be.
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SHERRYJVP 8/22/2011 6:10PM

    awesome..you are always an inspiration in so many ways.

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NANA717 8/22/2011 4:30PM

    AMEN!! Sister!! AMEN! I'm happy to hear of your successes.

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I'M CONSISTENT!!!

Monday, August 08, 2011

I have started eating breakfast. I knew to do it but my timing was off and I just didn't feel hungry. I set my work schedule to be at night when it's quieter. So I stay up longer and then my meals are later. BUT I'VE CHANGED THAT. emoticon

So I consistently ate breakfast everyday since this month started. emoticon emoticon

I am Consistent in my workouts and they have become the part of my day that gives me the most motivation in this journey.
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I have been consistent in my time spent on Spark. emoticon

I consistently log my food now. emoticon

I have always been consistent in logging my Daily Fitness. emoticon

You Get the Picture. Of course I've been doing better all around and I'm Consistently Spending Time With God so I Can Keep this Consistent Streak Going! emoticon

Thanks for all of you Who Keep me on my toes. I appreciate all of the Encouragement & Motivation. I Love This Site & Am Grateful to God for Sending me here. emoticon

Hopefully in a month I will be brave to take a full picture and post it. I do have a little problem with my "chest". lol But I'll get over it. But I'm happy in the changes and thank God for His Help.
Enjoy this Second week of August and NEVER GIVE UP! emoticon

Many Blessings to You All!
Deb
Holla@Jesus!
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SHERRYJVP 8/11/2011 7:33AM

    Consistancy is probably one of the most important parts of this journey...right along with learning to bounce back quickly. You have done both!! Good for you.

I wish I could say the same thing. I am still eating decently, but boy the exercise time has escaped me some how..and I actually love to do it...apparently not enough. LOL

Keep up the great work, sparkbuddy!

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VISUALLYRICS 8/10/2011 1:22PM

    Hurray for your CONSISTENTCY!!! emoticon

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WILDFLOWERR_ 8/9/2011 1:57AM

    Sounds like you have been consistently consistent! emoticon emoticon emoticon
I am sO happy to hear you ate breakfast all week too! Keep it up! Only great things can come from it!
Blessings,
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1986LIVE2076 8/8/2011 11:17PM

    It's sounds like you're going to be up for the Consistency Award from Sparks! Congratulations!! Keep it going Strong!

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SUMMER571 8/8/2011 8:54PM

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Consistency is so important. Keep pressing on.

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ANGGEL40 8/8/2011 8:12PM

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BABY_GIRL69 8/8/2011 6:55PM

    I love that you are being consistent sparking me to start being more consistent too!

God bless & enjoy everyday!

Dee

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I'M REBOOTING!!!

Monday, August 01, 2011

HAPPY AUGUST AND WELCOME TO SUCCESS! emoticon


THIS IS WHERE I WAS IN 2007

Now I'm closer to my goal and much healthier and more confident in my life. I am so happy to see another month. I am excited that this year is flying by and I'm going to make the most of it. emoticon

I've decided to REBOOT. That means I'm pushing the button and giving it MORE than I've ever had before! emoticon

I had a healthy breakfast of Oatmeal, raisins and Almond milk. That's the way to start a day. I had been skipping breakfast for most days on purpose. I've decided that I need to eat my calories earlier than later. So no more missing breakfast unless I'm on a Spiritual Fast. Oatmeal is quite filling and I've always loved it for any meal or snack.


I'm regulating my time and stick to a schedule that gives me more sleep. It's our decision to get the proper sleep each day and no matter what others say...THERE IS ENOUGHT HOURS IN THE DAY TO GET WHAT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO DO EACH DAY...Sorry. lol emoticon

I'm DRINKING ENOUGH WATER!!! emoticon

I am determined to be the BEST ME that GOD Created me to be. There's no other option in my life. I am a Blessed Woman of God and I know it. I'm going to Show it! I trust God with All my Heart and I am a SUCCESS NOW! I see it. Just like God...My Father. What a Blessing to KNOW! emoticon

Do What YOU must do to get What you have not been doing DONE! But...no matter what I say...YOU HAVE TO WANT THIS BAD!!!!! emoticon

I'm happy with my progress thus far. Otherwise I wouldn't have taken so many pictures in the last couple of months.


I'M CHEERING AND PRAYING FOR US ALL! ENJOY THIS FIRST WEEK OF AUGUST WITH GUSTO AND FAITH IN GOD. HE'S HELPING US ALL!
Many Blessings!
Deb
Holla@Jesus!
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SHERRYJVP 8/8/2011 12:22PM

    LOL I always love to hear from you. I agree with Wildflower. Eat your breakfast. I love oatmeal too. Love to try new toppings on it. I also like some mixed whole grain hot cereals I have tried.

As usual, you say what I just needed to hear. God's timing is always perfect and He works through you!

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SHE-LION 8/6/2011 6:37AM

    I just love your attitude!

... and skipping breakfast is a no-no, girl! Eat to nourish your body!

Psst! I added you on my friend's list! emoticon

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VISUALLYRICS 8/5/2011 11:33AM

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WILDFLOWERR_ 8/4/2011 1:32AM

    emoticonDid I hear you say you have been skipping breakfast? Don't make me come to your home town Young LAdy! emoticonAsk Denise, I am not afraid to kick a butt or two when I have too! emoticon

Glad to hear you are NOT going to do it any more! emoticon

Hugs and Blessings,
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http://www.beyondthebend.com/health/breakfast.htm

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BABY_GIRL69 8/2/2011 4:07PM

    WOOHOO Deb!! This is so wonderful!! We've come a long way Baby. lol

God bless & love the new pics!

Dee

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PENNEYV 8/1/2011 9:50PM

    Way to go on the reboot. I have been thinking that I need to start over in this journey and re-evaluate many things, or reboot. emoticon emoticon You are looking great! emoticon

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GODZDESIGN95 8/1/2011 7:54PM

    emoticonblessing on your way to a healthier you in Jesus name!! Holla
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