BLUELINEK9's SparkPeople Blog BLUELINEK9's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Dogs.. We are a dog one time we had four. All herding breeds (3 German Shepherds and Cattle Dog). A year ago we found ourselves down to one - a 7 year old female shepherd, Kay. Now Kay was still what I considered active and we knew that we wanted to add another Shepherd to keep her company. We considered adopting, but the rescue groups won't home a dog with children under 7 (our daughter just turned 5) and Kay has some dog "issues" and an adult dog would really have to be the right f... Fri, 19 Oct 2012 20:21:35 EST Kick the Cupcakes... I kicked those cupcakes' collective butt and didn't add them to mine!! I was surrounded ALL DAY yesterday (work and home) with homemade funfetti awesomely delicious cupcakes and I did NOT eat a single one. At one point I was sitting at the island between my husband and daughter and they were both eating one. And for good measure I didn't eat any of the homemade peanut butter fudge either ;) - I did snarfed down a serving of marshmallow fluff (I had 40 calories left to my goal for the day ... Tue, 9 Oct 2012 06:59:53 EST Visual metaphor... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Thank you Norman Thelwell for an illustration that matches my current weight loss efforts :) Not to be obvious, but the runaway horse is my current state of eating, the rider is me. I am a former equestrian, so for me this metaphor works great - this is how I FEEL!!! Now...I've been on real life runaways before - I know I need a good strong pulley rein and turn 'em in a circle, so every time I walk toward the tab... Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:47:41 EST Brownies.... One cannot expect to lose weight eating brownies, frosted just out of the oven so it's all melty....mmmmm... But boy they are just a little piece of heaven. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:13:35 EST