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HAPPY

Friday, October 15, 2010

JUST HAPPY TO BE EATING HEALTHY

  
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SCRAPPYLADYV 10/17/2010 11:18PM

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ERINBEAR1876 10/17/2010 10:49PM

    It's just good to feel happy!!! Have a great day!

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*MADHU* 10/16/2010 10:05AM

    That is a lovely feeling and a emoticonaccomplishment!

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NANCYRUBIO 10/16/2010 12:09AM

    Oh. do I know how you feel. Never thought Fruits & Veggies would be among my favorite foods.
Glad you are enjoying your new lifestyle.

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SMALLPOX VACCINE MAY HELP PREVENT HIV

Friday, October 01, 2010

I READ THIS ARTICLE ON SPARK. YOU MIGHT WANT TO GO AND READ IT TOO.

  
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YAGERMONSTER 10/3/2010 4:43PM

    No Link? :(

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I LIKE VEGGIES AFTER ALL

Monday, September 13, 2010

I HAD CONVINCED MYSELF THAT I DIDN'T LIKE VEGGIES (BEANS AND CORN) AND NEVER GOT TO CHECK THE LITTLE BOX FOR EATING 5 VEGGIES AND FRUITS A DAY.

THEN I REALIZED THAT I DO LIKE THEM, I JUST DON'T LIKE THE 210-280 CALORIES PER CUP OF BEANS. AND I CAN'T JUST EAT A CUP OF BEANS, I HAVE TO HAVE MASHED POTATOES AND CORNBREAD WITH IT.

INSTEAD, I STARTED EATING LOW CAL WHOLE GRAIN BREAD WITH MUSTARD AND LETTUCE WITH 4 SLICES OF LF DELI HAM FOR ABOUT THE SAME AMOUNT OF CALORIES AND MUCH MORE SATISFYING.

A DEVILED EGG OR GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH IS ABOUT THE SAME AMOUNT OF CALORIES AS A CUP OF BEANS.

SO, I DO LIKE BEANS AND CORN AFTER ALL. I JUST DON'T LIKE THE CALORIES.

WHAT DO YOU DO TO GET YOUR 5 FRUITS AND VEGGIES A DAY?

LINDA

  
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KALIGIRL 9/13/2010 1:24PM

    Glad you like them.
I have a smoothie every morning - strawberries, blueberries, banana, pineapple and whatever is fresh (currently peaches)
I also have raw veggies as my afternoon snack - broccoli, carrots, peppers & snap peas when fresh
I'm a Freggie lover!
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LJK091354 9/13/2010 11:22AM

    The beans you're talking about are not green beans--they are things like kidney, navy, etc. They don't count as veggies, they're like a protien. Green and wax beans are veggies and I imagine they're only 35 or 40 calories a cup if you don't add butter.

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I DON'T HATE VEGGIES AFTER ALL

Monday, September 13, 2010

SINCE BEING ON THE SPAR DIET, I HAVE NOT BEEN EATING BEANS AND CORN, MY NORMAL SOUTHERN VEGGIES. I CONVINCED MYSELF THAT I DIDN'T LIKE THEM ANYMORE. AND I SO WANTED TO PUT A CHECK MARK IN THE VEGGIE BOX.

AHA! I REALIZED THAT I STILL LOVE ALL KINDS OF BEANS AND CORN. WHAT I DON'T LIKE IS THE CALORIES OF THESE VEGGIES.

WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GREEN BEANS, MOST ALL TYPES OF BEANS HAVE AROUND 210 TO 280 CALORIES PER CUP. AND WHO IS GOING TO EAT JUST BEANS? YOU HAVE TO HAVE THE MASHED POTATOES AND CORN BREAD WITH THEM.

INSTEAD, I HAVE BEEN EATING SANDWICHES. YOU CAN HAVE THE LOW CAL 2 SLICES OF WHOLE GRAIN BREAD FOR 70 CALS., ALL THE LETTUCE YOU WANT, MUSTARD FOR 3 CALS., AND 4 SLI. OF DELI SLICES LF HAM FOR 170. THAT IS ABOUT 244 CALS. ABOUT THE SAME AS A CUP OF BEANS.

SO, I DO STILL LIKE BEANS AND CORN. I JUST DON'T LIKE THE CALORIES.

LINDA

  


END OF THE WORLD FEARS

Sunday, September 05, 2010

I REALLY TRY NOT TO WRITE ABOUT NEGATIVE THINGS, THE WORLD HAS ENOUGH.
I TRY TO BE POSITIVE AND UPLIFTING.

BUT LAST NIGHT I GOT TO THINKING ABOUT THE ECONOMY AND GLOBAL CONDITIONS AND THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT.

THEN I GOT TO THINKING ABOUT WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE ECONOMY COLLAPSING SOON AND WE WOULD GO BACK TO DEPRESSION TIMES LIKE IN THE 1920'S.

THEN I GOT TO THINKING ABOUT LONG LINES IN THE GROCERY STORE WAITING FOR FOOD TO ARRIVE ON THE SHELVES.

THEN I GOT TO THINKING ABOUT MYSELF AND MY HAPPINESS. IF IT GETS BAD, THEY ARE NOT GONNA HAVE THE GOOOOOOD STUFF LIKE LITTLE DEBBIES AND CHIPS AND COKE AND ALL THOSE THINGS I AM REALLY USING IN GREAT MODERATION RIGHT NOW.

AND IF ALL OF MY "FOOD FRIENDS" ARE GOING TO GO AWAY, WHY DON'T I JUST GO AHEAD AN ENJOY THEM IN ABUNDANCE NOW!!!!! SO I DID!!!!!

BUT, IN THE LIGHT OF MORNING, I'M GETTING BACK IN BALANCE.

I CAN CONTINUE TO HAVE MY "FOOD FRIENDS" AND ENJOY THEM TO THE FULLEST, I JUST DON'T HAVE TO GO CRAZY WITH IT.


DOES ANYONE ELSE HAVE THESE FEARS OR AM I THE ONLY ONE?

LINDA emoticon

  
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TUBJUMPER 9/9/2010 9:45AM

    Remember everything in moderation. Its not a diet its a lifestyle change.

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