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Saturday, June 29, 2013



Day 6 of The Spark Solution

Slept in today to get some more rest. Had the left over breakfast cookie instead of the recommended biscuits and gravy with sausage. I donít care for sausage or gravy no matter how itís fixed. Did 35 minutes of my Biggest Loser Walk with dumbbells and medicine ball dvd then stretched. Made the curried tuna salad sandwich for lunch again, since I didnít have the ingredients I needed for the Greek meatballs. Went roller skating for 2 hours this afternoon.

Made the macaroni and cheese for supper. I have never made it from scratch before. I have no intentions of doing it again. I thought it would have a really strong flavor, since it had onions, garlic, mustard, and hot sauce, but cardboard probably has more flavor. It was extremely bland with a grainy texture due to the bread crumbs. Blech. No one else would eat it, so Iím stuck with the left overs. After dinner we did our mile walk around the neighborhood. Thank goodness I get an evening snack!

I still felt weak most of the day, but a lot better than yesterday. Maybe another good nightís sleep and Iíll be back to normalÖhopefully.

Overall, another successful day.
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BROWNCOFIDDLER 6/30/2013 10:33PM

    Ack! Too bad you didn't like the macaroni/cheese. That's disappointing. You sure got in a whole lot of workouts today tho. Great job!!! You're really doing well. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LINDA! 6/30/2013 8:26PM

    Keep going!! emoticon emoticon

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2BDYNAMIC 6/30/2013 8:24PM

    funny cartoon ........... and I will take your word for it and NOT try that mac 'n cheese! .............. and Wow! Looks like you get a LOT of exercise!! emoticon

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SPARKLISE 6/30/2013 8:22PM

    I hate homemade Mac & cheese!
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EHLIFESSHORT 6/30/2013 5:16PM

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Funny, with all the tramping I did through the US; I never develop a taste for your biscuits and gravy lol. Hope your better tomorrow.
Peace out


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GINA180847 6/30/2013 4:38PM

    I totally hear you about the mac and cheese tasting like cardboard or worse. my own mac and cheese recipe is over the top with flavor and is incredibly low cal. Here it is and if you ever choose to try it let me know on this blog.
Mac and Cheese with Dill Pickles
2 cups skim milk cheese
3 tbsp. cheese whiz
1can tuna in water
3/4 cup whole wheat macaroni cooked in boiling water for 5 mins.
6 large dill pickles or equivalent smaller ones cut up into little chunks
How to
Heat the sk. milk in microwave for about 10 mins. with the cheese whiz in it. Stir so the cheese whiz is mixed well. Add the tuna after cutting it up in the can. Don't forget to drain off the water and give it to the dog or cat. Add the macaroni and dill pickle chunks. Stir and in an oven proof container bake it at about 350 degrees for at least an hr. If you have lots of time bake it at a lower temp for longer as the milk tends to look curdled though it is not. Oh I forgot sprinkle about a 1/4 tsp. of pepper into it. This is my go to comfort food and I eat about a third at a time. Tasty!!!!
There are 360 cal. in one third of this recipe

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HENABELLE 6/30/2013 4:21PM

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LINDAKAY228 6/30/2013 3:20PM

    Loved the cartoon! Hope another days rest helps!

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LESLIELENORE 6/30/2013 2:54PM

    emoticon for the cartoon. Glad you are doing better. Hope you are back to 100% soon!

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JEANNETTE59 6/30/2013 12:59PM

  Great cartoon!

Hope you're feeling like yourself by tomorrow. You are accomplishing for someone who isn't feeling terrific.

Canned diced tomatoes had new life to macaroni and cheese, if the macaroni seems dry add the appropriate amount of juice from the tomatoes to moisten.

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PMAY0313 6/30/2013 12:31PM

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BECKYSFRIEND 6/30/2013 12:25PM

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GAYLE-G-63 6/30/2013 9:46AM

    I didn't like the texture or flavor of the mac and cheese either.

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TINY67 6/30/2013 9:35AM

    Sounds like you're getting better. emoticon

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L*I*T*A* 6/30/2013 9:32AM

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IDLETYME 6/30/2013 8:35AM

    You are doing a great job sticking to your plan. If I don't like the taste of something - I don't eat it!!!!! Love the cartoon! Enjoy your day! emoticon

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EVER-HOPEFUL 6/30/2013 8:24AM

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KMICHA 6/30/2013 8:23AM

    Hang in there!

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MLH148 6/30/2013 8:13AM

    I'm traveling so improvising this weekend. Thanks for the supper review. 2 hours skating? Wow!
Glad to see you are doing well
Feel better


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NILLAPEPSI 6/30/2013 7:18AM

    emoticon emoticon Keep up the emoticon work!!

Feel better soon. emoticon

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DR1939 6/30/2013 7:02AM

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THROOPER62 6/30/2013 6:53AM

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DARJR50 6/30/2013 6:38AM

  that isn't odd, that is strange

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LILYDOG11 6/30/2013 5:57AM

    I gotta say if I ate all those items in one day the scale would be up 5 lbs !! Mac n cheese always puts weight on me. Good luck with it.

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TRISTAROSE 6/30/2013 5:49AM

    Oh Boy! emoticon

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COCK-ROBIN 6/30/2013 4:02AM

    Wonderful!

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123ELAINE456 6/30/2013 3:53AM

  Love The Cartoon. Sounds like You had a Good Day. I would not eat something that I didn't like or care either. You are doing Great. Keep It Up. WTG!!! God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Wonderful Lord's Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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ARTJAC 6/30/2013 2:09AM

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SUSIEPH1 6/30/2013 2:03AM

    Just love the cartoon !
Sorry the recipe didn't turn out to well .. I love macaroni cheese but just don't cook it anymore .. I prefer salads even in winter.. Hugs Susie emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DEE107 6/30/2013 12:16AM

    Hello and hugs love your cartoon

I love sparks and some of the recipes are not good and some real good

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ANHELIC 6/30/2013 12:09AM

    Great to hear you had a good day. You are sticking with it. Good job.

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LIVINGFREE19 6/29/2013 11:48PM

    Great to hear it was a successful day, even though the food didn't taste good at all. If I don't like something, I just can't eat it, you are stronger willed than I, for sure!

I hope you have a beautiful Sunday, my friend!

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