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Thursday, July 10, 2014




emoticon Yesterday I made Corn Fritters, a recipe from Rawamazing. It wasn't so amazing. The texture and flavors were not right. But it was edible. I fixed it with some really good salsa. I don't think there will be a next time for this combination of ingredients found in a Rawmazing cookbook. This is a link to the recipe. www.rawmazing.com/zucchini-corn-cake
s-with-cilantro-cream/

At the same time I have ideas on ways that I could make it taste much better. Hubby and I each had one yesterday. Sadly, there is enough left over to eat today. The good news is I still have salsa left over to slater it with. Salsa is like catsup. It fixes almost anything. Or I might toss it out and just go for a Mexican wild rice salad. So far it's the second recipe that I have made from the book that is in need of major fixing. It leaves me wondering if the rest of the book is going to have the same results. I like books that I can use that you know for sure when you prepare a recipe that then end results is going to taste amazing.









emoticon This morning will be busy making some nut milk for culture into kefir. That will be followed by some juice. I have some heirloom carrots in a rainbow of colors, begging to be used. I have a little bit of smoothie made from pea sprouts and spinach left over for today.







Dinner will be a Mexican Taco Salad made with wild rice, served over summer greens. Fortunately that recipe will be delicious. I made it before. Snacks will be in season fruit. I have ripe nectarines, cherries, and watermelon waiting to be eaten. emoticon Studies have found watermelon is highly effective at fighting cancer in the body.








emoticon My weight loss holds steady today. Yet I am really pleased with the results. My body is trimming down and it shows. For the first time ever I am releasing pounds quicker than hubby. emoticon The foods are giving me more energy and strength to get things done. I am not hungry or having cravings at all. I am not restricting myself on foods. Anytime I am hungry I eat. I eat enough to feel comfortably full. The foods digest quickly so my belly is happier. It feels lighter, much nicer in there. It's much happier than when I ate one cooked meal a day. The amount of food I eat varies from day-to-day as my body resets itself. Some days I am an endless pit and other days I eat lightly. I listen to my bodies needs. The amazing thing is I see positive results on the scale no matter how much I have consumed. The results of eating this way is just as effective as doing a juice feast so far. It's easier to follow and be successful.

emoticon Yesterday I had a big bowl of mango ice cream. It is mango processed in the Swirlio, a machine that turns frozen fruit into ice cream consistency. No sugar is needed. It's just fruit. We had a man working installing a security alarm in the house yesterday. He was eyeballing my mango ice cream, drooling. It seems crazy that you can eat it and loose weight. Today the security alarm will become operational. Hubby also had security cameras put in. That car break-in shook him up. We have many homeless people wandering behind the property on a foot trail. They camp in the greenbelt. It's time for a system.

emoticon I am still watching the videos from the Hippocrates health institute. They are long, but filled with fantastic information. 1 quart of carrot juice has 1.5 cups of sugar in it. They don't use high sugar produce in their juices. They compared different natural sugars and which one is better to use. Agave nectar they say is bad. It is more processed than corn syrup. (I knew, but I use it sparingly.) I prefer to use dates or maple syrup. Even with raw foods desserts are treats and should be consumed sparingly. All sugars tend to have much the same effect in the body. It increases inflammation.

A series of raw food talks are going on here. You do have to sign up for it, but it is free. Most days they send you a hour long video that is good for 24 hours. I am enjoying the series gaining tidbits of information. themastersofhealth.com/dr-rick-dina/

Jason Vale the juicer In the UK is going to have another free showing of his almost two hour video online this weekend. If you want to watch amazing transformations of very ill people helped by juicing, I would encourage you to watch it. This is the link to sign up to watch it for free. www.juicemaster.com/us/

emoticon Out in the garden, the Harlequin bugs are under control. Handpicking them off with tweezers worked. The yellow zucchini is so healthy it is a deep rich orange in color. The color is so much richer than store purchased zucchini. The first few tomatoes have ripened on a volunteer tomato. I leave a few volunteers in the garden just in case the new plants don't produce well. The volunteers are growing in maybe an inch of soil on top of some weed block covered with gravel. It amazes me they can survive there. It's bigger and healthier than the nursery transplants. It beats the harvest of the garden center tomatoes. They haven't even hardly set fruit. The volunteer is covered with green tomatoes. Things are doing well even though we have had a few days of 114 degree weather. emoticon

  
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A_RARE_BEAN 7/11/2014 9:39AM

    That mexican rice looks so good! amazing information as always thanks for sharing emoticon

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INGMARIE 7/11/2014 7:29AM

    emoticon sorry abut the fritters, well there are lots of other foods ,right?
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KADULAC 7/10/2014 8:06PM

    That is some yummy food. My tomatoes are doing a lot better than normal. I'm hoping for red ones before it freezes. That's great that you are feeling so good.

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MICKEYH 7/10/2014 7:38PM

    Sorry to hear you didn't like the corn fritter. It looks so good on the picture. emoticon

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ICECUB 7/10/2014 6:41PM

    THANK YOOU FOR SHARING. I LOVE WATERMELON.

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LINDAK25 7/10/2014 6:10PM

    It's fun to experiment with recipes even if they don't always turn out the way you'd like! It't great that you're losing weight.

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4RASCALS 7/10/2014 5:11PM

    Thanks for sharing. Can you post the taco recipe?? Looks & sounds very good

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    Thanks for sharing!

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SUSIEMT 7/10/2014 2:49PM

    Interesting as usual!

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KATESCAPE 7/10/2014 2:32PM

    Thanks for some laughs...good to know I am not the only one suffering through new recipes...LOL.

I would love the recipe for your Mexican Taco Salad...look delicious! Keep up the good work...you are doing emoticon emoticon

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JANTHEBLONDE 7/10/2014 12:35PM

    I absolutely love your blogs! Your pictures of your food look so yummy! You are such an inspiration to me! You put the Sparks in Sparks! I hope you have a wonderful day!
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TEXASFILLY 7/10/2014 12:16PM

    emoticon Bless your heart~ 114 degrees! Yikes! Keep hydrated, dear heart. Way to go on your raw eating. This morning I made up my first batch of juice (will blog on it later), which I plan to have for lunch. I am so excited! I really like the idea of how you listen to your body for it to "reset itself" because that is exactly what I've got to do~ reset my metabolism so I have a faster one. Keep up your great exploration on your wonderful journey to wholeness~ emoticon BB~

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 7/10/2014 11:43AM

    I'm going to check out all the links in your blog.

My kombucha starter kit came yesterday. I need to figure out where to set it up. My kitchen may be too cool. I'd like to try continous brew. I've also ordered beer bottles with reusable caps that should be here in a couple days so I can do the second stage of the process. If this works, I'll be delighted!

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1CRAZYDOG 7/10/2014 11:39AM

    Glad things w/those pesky Harlequin Bugs is getting under control.

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GERIKRAGH 7/10/2014 10:51AM

    Sounds fascinating.

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AUNTRENEE 7/10/2014 10:09AM

    Sounds tasty on everything.

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    Awesome! Thanks for sharing.

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WAY2GOCAT 7/10/2014 9:33AM

    It sounds good! emoticon

I thought it was hot emoticon here in deep, south Teaxas. We have low 100's, but haven't seen 105 or 110 yet. That's actually only when a heat wave hits! I haven't noticed the heat here this year. Have window a/c's in all rooms now. emoticon

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JOHNMARTINMILES 7/10/2014 9:30AM

    You are oh so right about Salsa being Mexican Ketchup. If you can't fix it with ketchup or salsa, it is not edible!

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Free Videos Food is Medicine Conference at the Hippocrates Health Institute

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

I found a couple of websites for those of you who are trying to live a healthy lifestyle. It's top notch information.

www.livingann.com/2013.html Each year has a series of videos to view. It looks as each video is over an hour long. It is living/raw foods/detoxing type of information.

This is the Food is Medicine Conference at the Hippocrates Health Institute. www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQT0HKb_CyM&
list=UU0aUYiDPszzTcmL1JHBHa4w



The Hippocrates is my favorite to go to videos for the most current health information.

  
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A_RARE_BEAN 7/10/2014 7:03AM

    awesome thanks for the info!

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 7/9/2014 10:56PM

    Thanks! I'll check them out.

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    THANKS FOR SHARING. I AM GOING TO WATCH.

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JANTHEBLONDE 7/9/2014 4:58PM

    Thanks for sharing the links! I will check them out! Hope you have a wonderful day!
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    Thanks for the links. Great to get more up-to-date information.

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One can not live well if they do not dine well

Wednesday, July 09, 2014





emoticon My fine dining has resulted in another pound released. emoticon So far this week, I am down almost 3 pounds.

  
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ARTJAC 7/10/2014 1:02AM

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    emoticon emoticon congratulations on good choices to let those pounds go!

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    Good for you.

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PATRICIA441 7/9/2014 10:04PM

  It is only Wednesday, you are losing a lot fast!

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TIME2BLOOM4ME 7/9/2014 8:32PM

    I can't get the ticker to move. So I don't worry about it.

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LIVE_AMAZINGLY 7/9/2014 7:31PM

    I notice that your weight ticker never goes down though, even though you have announced weight loss several times.

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    So true!

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    THANKS FOR SHARING THAT ONE!!!

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JANTHEBLONDE 7/9/2014 1:49PM

    Woo hoo! Let's do the happy dance! I'm so proud of you! Congratulations on losing almost 3 pounds this week! You put the Sparks in Sparks! Hope you have A wonderful day!
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TEXASFILLY 7/9/2014 1:45PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon So very proud of you and happy for you, dear heart! Great results! *hugs* BB~ emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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UnCooking. RAW FOOD.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014




I am going RAW. Eating raw foods that is. emoticon It might sound weird or hard to do, but its not. Foods that might take 20-30 minutes to prepare cooked can be prepared much faster when its raw. At least it feels like that to me. Making a simmered marinara is a thing of the past. I can whip it up in 3 minutes in a vitamix and it tastes better than the long simmered stove top version. Fresh Apple pie. Nothing tastes better than a raw version. YUM. emoticon








Raw foods includes fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. Some ingredients used to season recipes may have be cooked, but overall it is raw. You can make many traditional recipes that are cooked raw. They often taste much better than cooked foods. Pesto is one such recipe. Cooked takes away some of the flavor. Raw pesto is an explosion of flavors. It is like it becomes a new food it's so flavorful. My taste buds wonder where have you been all my life. Brownies are moist and rich in the raw. Lasagna is so wonderful. Tacos are so easy to prepare. Meyer Lemon pie, is oooh la-la. Crackers and cookies are even more flavorful, filling, and satisfying. When you eat one cookie you feel content. You loose that I have to eat and eat and eat feeling that processed food can do to you. Yes, I make an delicious peanut butter fudge that is raw. Reece's candy raw, no problem. I can make it. Salads take on a whole new life when you whip up delicious fresh dressings. If you can imagine it cooked, you can most likely make it raw.








Since the beginning of the year I have been playing around with juicing and working my way towards Raw foods. It takes time to transition to any diet. Especially when foods have an additive affect on the body. Breaking free from those foods is challenging. My green juice experiment and kefir nut milk experiments have been grand successes. Consuming them has had a profound effect on my health.








emoticon Since hubby applied some bug killer I have been sick. It's been over a month. (Hubby if your reading I am not blaming you, it's what happened - a fact.) But since I have been upping my consumption of the Juicing, nut milk kefir, and raw foods my health is one again improving. I am still not where I was before, but I am improving. emoticon My step count at it's worst was down around 1,800 steps as a result to the pesticide damaging and weakening my body. I could barely stand and walk. Lately it has been improving. The last few days off and on I am getting in between 8-9,000 steps. I still can't walk a long distance due to the muscles needing to improve in strength. It is done off and on over the day.







I am having more days where I am consistently eating 100% raw foods. The results are amazing. Even if I eat one day raw and 75% raw the next day I am still improving. But the 75% day slows things down. The difference in energy, mental clarity, and overall physical improvements happens quickly. When I add in a small amount of cooked foods it drops rapidly. Yesterday hubby wanted to eat out. I agreed to it wanting to keep some romance going. The reversal of improvements happens within 20 min. The food hits and it gets hard to walk again. Cooked foods makes the immune system work harder, studies have found. It causes leukocytosis.








It's so not worth going backwards in progress. I like going forward. I enjoy being able to move, jump on the rebounder, and run up and down the hallway with the cat. emoticon I can't if I eat normal foods. So going raw is my path this summer. Hopefully this will allow my body to recover enough that by winter I can add in some cooked foods.








Eating this way has decreased my cravings and desire to eat foods that I used to want. Cheese has finally lost its hold on me. It doesn't have the same effect. Soda cravings gone. I even tasted a soda to see if it had any effect on me. No, it didn't. I used to be a Pepsi addict. When I worked years ago night shift, it kept me awake. While I haven't consumed it regularly for a long time, now it tastes nasty, sugary sweet, like a bunch of chemicals. I absolutely don't want it. Junk foods hubby brings in don't have the same hold on me. My body doesn't want it. Who wants regular, high calorie ice cream when you can have a low calorie mango ice cream. Raw foods are delicious and full your belly the same way as cooked foods.








emoticon Lately I have been drinking a quart or so of green juice a day. Later some green vegan protein smoothie. Yesterday I had a Soursop, morianga, spinach, chocolate smoothie with fresh turmeric root. It was delicious. Yum. The fiber in the greens and the protein keep me satisfied. Often when I have it I will add in blueberries or Acai berries. When I snack it is usually a small bowl of in season fruit or sometimes mango ice cream. Dinner is usually a recipe I whip up. It's such a simple and easy way to eat. Digestion issues are resolving. Going raw is not new to me. I have been experimenting with it for many years. The photos I posted are not mine. They are various examples off of pintrest that one can make. The variety is endless, so many delicious choices. It is very drool worthy.


I joined raw food groups on facebook for support. There are so many variations of the raw food diet. Every person seems to listen to their body and knows intuitively what foods are best for them. There is no one right diet plan. It is very personal what you eat. Some folk like to stick to raw pancakes or cereal In the morning. A more traditional style of eating. Over time you figure out what works for you. Raw foods make you feel lighter. You become even more fine-tuned with your body. You develop a different awareness of your environment, an appreciation for the earth. Eating plants make you peaceful. emoticon Weight loss becomes easy. It is so much easier to release pounds.





  
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REDDOTFLYER 7/10/2014 11:26PM

    Some of the food looked great. I hope you will share where to find the recipes.

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TEXASFILLY 7/9/2014 12:18AM

    O my! Your delicious recipes and their accompanying images make my mouth water! Thank you so much for sharing~ *hugs* BB~ emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CHARTHESTAR 7/8/2014 8:59PM

    I can see this- although I do like some cooked foods. I try not to eat any processed multi-items foods.

Are you doing any meat?

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 7/8/2014 8:01PM

    Have you found any raw food cookbooks that you particularly like or resources on the internet? I have a friend who had gone 100% raw since getting diagnosed with colorectal cancer and is not using any traditional therapies. I'm thinking of trying to go raw. Initially, I didn't think I would be able to handle it since I don't have a colon and can't manage too much fiber at once....but now, I'm beginning to rethink that. I would like to learn more.

Also, it seems a dehydrator is helpful when eating raw. Would you agree?

As always, I find your blogs very informative. Thanks!

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4RASCALS 7/8/2014 6:39PM

    Food sure looks tasty, especially the brownie & taco. Don't know if I'm ready to try Raw food yet, still working on the juicing. So much to learn. You so inspire me to make healthier choices, just wish I could be more consistent in it. Have a great day.

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ELIZABETH5268 7/8/2014 3:53PM

    Where did you get some of these recipes you have featured in the pictures?

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JANTHEBLONDE 7/8/2014 3:49PM

    Your food looks absolutely delicious! " Yummy!" Raw food is the only way to go! I'm so proud of you! You are such an inspiration! I hope you have a wonderful day! Hugs!
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BOOKLOVINGGIRL 7/8/2014 3:07PM

    The brownies look delish!

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EILEEN828 7/8/2014 2:33PM

    Wow, I'm so impressed. I've never looked into dishes like these, I can't imagine how they play out. Pretty amazing.

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KIM22211 7/8/2014 2:07PM

    ok those pics have me wanting to try this RAW thing!!!!


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BMCC488 7/8/2014 12:12PM

    Awesome information about the raw foods! And good news that it's helping you feel better.

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LIZSPRINGSTEEN 7/8/2014 12:08PM

    THAT LOOKS YUMMY!!!!!!! Now my husband and I want to make some yummy veggie pizzas and have tacos in lettuce instead of shells!!!!

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    Thanks for this information!

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Who Me Health Coaching? Yes.

Monday, July 07, 2014





It's day two of new lifestyle changes. The scale moved downwards, indicating a release of pounds. emoticon Yea. I also am helping some ladies stay on track, with some personal coaching. Hubby was kind of shocked. I volunteered to encourage and coach some ladies with their diet changes. It's kind of nice hearing the stories, the journeys they are on, and their goals. Each path is different, unique, but valid. Each lady finding the right foods for their bodies like me. They text me, email me, and call me depending on their needs. I encourage them to stay on track. Not only is it helpful for them, but it is helpful for me.







emoticon Never would I have ever thought I would be out helping others on their journey. Reaching out and helping them helps me. As I reach out to answer phone calls and offer support we each learn new ideas, find gems of information that are helpful for our transformations.








In the garden I have been working on the Harlequin bugs. Organic sprays had no effect. I cut back some of the older kale plants to stumps. I think they will probably regrow. I have 2 large plants left along with several younger ones. This opened up the area allowing me to clean up the beds better removing any old foliage and hiding spots. Tucked into the same bed are some herbs, basil, watercress, and Swiss Chard. The bugs went after the basil and watercress too.







Plan B went into effect. I grabbed some tweezers and a big bucket of soapy water. Off and on the past day I venture out picking bugs until I can't see anymore on the plants. Each time I return I find a few more. The heavy population is greatly decreased. Now when I go out instead of the plants being covered with bugs, I see green plants. I have to search to find them now. Dropping the bugs into soapy water worked so very well. The next step is keeping on searching for the bugs. Watching for any trying to move in. The plants they were on are dense with thick foliage. On the bottoms of the leaves they lay eggs. So my next step is to drop the leaves that have eggs on them into the soapy water. Hopefully this will preserve the greens In the garden. On my Swiss Chard plant I found a baby praying mantis. From what I read, I probably saved its precious little life. The Harlequin bugs are so aggressive they tend to consume and attack anything that moves into their territory.


  
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DJ4HEALTH 7/8/2014 2:22AM

    That is great about the weight lose and that you are helping your friends. As for the bugs you go girl and get them off the best way and when that praying mantis gets bigger he will help you too.

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TEXASFILLY 7/7/2014 11:29PM

    You've certainly inspired me by your example and sharing your journey, dear heart. Today I finally picked up my beautiful Omega juicer. Tomorrow is my first juicing! YAY! Thank you so much~ *hugs* BB~ emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    what a great idea to give back by helping others!

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HOLLYM48 7/7/2014 10:03PM

    Good for you that you are now helping others on their journey. It is the perfect thing to do and it is great if it keeps you on track as well! Keep up the great work!

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ICECUB 7/7/2014 8:09PM

    emoticon ON LOSING. THAT WAS A MEAN LOOKING BUG

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4RASCALS 7/7/2014 8:09PM

    emoticon on the weight loss. Awesome that you are sharing your knowledge with the ladies, and fellow Sparkers. Your have so much knowledge to share. It's a win win situation. Good luck with the bugs. Sounds like you have it better controlled. Have a great day

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JANTHEBLONDE 7/7/2014 7:39PM

    That is exciting news that your scale went down and also that you're sharing all your wisdom on weight-loss with other people! You go girlfriend! You are with Sparks is all about! Those Harlequin bugs look pretty scary! I hope you can give them soon! Have a wonderful day! Hugs!
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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 7/7/2014 4:15PM

    You are teaching tons of people with your blogs too!

I finally remembered to add some lemongrass to my juice a couple days ago (after I kept reading about it in your blogs). Wow!! What a wonderful difference. Before, the juice tended to go in one end and out the other....the anti-inflammatory nature of the lemongrass made a huge difference. What a surprise. Now, I retain the juice much longer....not to mention that the lemongrass has such a nice taste to it to help cover the "green" taste of the juice. I'm so glad I tried it, and I wouldn't have thought of it (at least not anytime soon), without reading your wonderful blogs.

Thanks!

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LIZSPRINGSTEEN 7/7/2014 4:03PM

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FANNYMANSON 7/7/2014 2:51PM

    Way to go! You are going to be so awesome at this!

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BMCC488 7/7/2014 2:14PM

    It's interesting how helping others helps us as well, in many different ways. That's great you found a solution to the bug problem!

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TISH0125 7/7/2014 2:13PM

  That's awesome! I'm sure you'll be a great coach with plenty of tips to help reach their goals. Eek, & now thinking about it my garden needs some much needed LOVE!

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LIVELYLULU37 7/7/2014 2:08PM

    WOW!! congratulations on helping others. That's wonderful! Hopefully you will find a solution to the bug problem soon. Good Luck to you,

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VEG954 7/7/2014 1:56PM

  When helping others I experience instant grattitude.
Keep up the good work.

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JLPEASE 7/7/2014 1:52PM

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EMMACORY 7/7/2014 12:54PM

    We all have the opportunity to be teachers and learners on the journey of life. emoticon

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MBPP50 7/7/2014 12:38PM

    emoticon Glad you are helping others!

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