BLUELINEK9's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=BLUELINEK9 BLUELINEK9's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Dogs.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5105359 We are a dog family...at 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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5092251 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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5091366 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l242161946.jpg"> <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.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5074446 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