BOBBIE119's SparkPeople Blog BOBBIE119's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community 10 Ways to Use Orange Peels I saw this and I thought I would share it. We have a fire pit and I am going to use reason 10 <img src=""> <BR> <BR> How do you use orange peels? <BR> <BR> For Food <BR> <BR> 1. Make orange zest. Grate the peel with a hand grater or zestier and use it in baking or cooking like my amazing pumpernickel bread. <BR> <BR> 2. Soften a brick of brown sugar. Put a piece of orange peel in a container of brown sugar to keep it from drying out. ... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 23:40:36 EST A great Anniversary We had a great time tonight, we had some friend over and had a black tie party. We ate a great dinner and then the guys took use out dance, My feet are killing me, I think it has been a year since I have had hells on but it was all worth it. I had a time of my life. <BR> My husband got me roses and a very pretty necklace. I well take a picture of it tomorrow and put it up I just wanted to tell you all thanks for all your wishes it warms my heart to hear from you all. <BR> <BR> Here is the ne... Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:40:25 EST Our Anniversary 1-19-2013 3 Years <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I wanted to share with you all, just how much I have been blessed because of my loving husband Randy ( Red). He came into my life and we hit it off at the first. we hung out as friend for a long time before we realized that we were meet for each other. We both have suffered the same loss and we could talk about anything with each other. <BR> He is the first person that I was able to tell every thing to. The safety... Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:52:23 EST A Great Self Image <img src=""> <BR> <BR> A great self-image <BR> <BR> Look in the mirror and then look beyond the image of yourself.What do you see? <BR> Appreciate the shape of your hands and all that they do for you. <BR> Appreciate your beautiful smile. <BR> Appreciate your hair. <BR> Appreciate your senses. <BR> Appreciate your mind. <BR> Appreciate the life that flows through you. <BR> <BR> You are so much more than you think you are. You are more... Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:26:33 EST Wishing Wednesday <img src="">I was thinking about the wishing well so I look up some things about it and it surprised me that every culture has a something to do with honoring water. Water is life. <BR> Soldier would throw their enemies armor into pools of water to give thanks to their gods for their victory's. There is a wedding wishing well we see the symbol on one of the tables that we put our cards with money in it. Celtic believed that there was fair... Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:42:45 EST overcoming <img src=""> <BR> Some day we feel like we can't overcome obstacles in our lives but it is the hard times that are what makes us stronger and better guides for others to lean on. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:56:21 EST It's A Foot Loop Day <img src=""> <BR> This day is not one of my favorite day I am so sick on my new medication, I have a headache from hek. I just want to close the door to my room, close the curtains and meditate. <BR> I do wish everyone a better day then I am having Talk to you all tomorrow Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:16:31 EST Do You Need to be “Gifted” to Connect with the Angels? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> You don't have to be special or gifted to connect with the angels and receive messages of divine guidance. It simply requires an open mind and heart and a desire to learn. <BR> <BR> Contemplate this thought for a moment: When you decided as a soul to birth into a physical life experience, the veil dropped between heaven and earth. Gradually you forgot the truth of who you are and where you came from. If you... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 15:07:47 EST The Hope For Serenity <img src=""> <BR> With the struggle I have been going through the last few day. It come to excepting the things I can not change. I love the serenity prayer. Then I saw this and I had to share it with you all. <BR> The power to anything is with in your self's Sat, 12 Jan 2013 22:00:49 EST When your body is physically ill, <img src=""> <BR> Crystal Moon <BR> <BR> <BR> When your body is physically ill, try treating your emotions too and view your body as a whole. <BR> <BR> Whole-self well-being is, in part, the result of a harmonious flow of energy between our physical and mental selves. When this flow is thrown out of balance for any reason, the body and mind react to one another rather than act cooperatively. Ongoing stress, sadness, anxiety, excitemen... Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:50:34 EST This is How you Post-it Goals <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I found this and I was thinking about my own goals. My goal was to lose 2.50 lbs this week. Everyday I made goals on this site to help me do this and it helped, if I was right in front of my computer, so I made one of these for my kitchen, that is were everyone goes in my house right at the dinning table ( bad place to be when you are watching what you eat, because you actually watch it. ) <em>4</em> so I put it on... Tue, 8 Jan 2013 22:09:47 EST SPREAD YOUR WING ( I wrote this for a friend ) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I just want you all to know that you have the power to make yourself happy, <BR> look within you self and find 5 thing you love to do. <BR> Then take those thing and clam them as your gifts <BR> that God gave you to share to the world. <BR> Doing the purpose that you were made for <BR> is what bring blessing into your life and <BR> that is what makes you a blessing in another person life. <BR> <BR> Spread ... Mon, 7 Jan 2013 19:37:34 EST For a Huge Boost in Health! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Nature provides all our bodies need to run at peak performance! <BR> <BR> Add these great foods to your diet for a huge boost in health! Sun, 6 Jan 2013 21:25:54 EST Success in Life <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It truly is the little thing that we do that make a bigger in pack on our lives. <BR> May all that read this know just how you touch this world Sun, 6 Jan 2013 01:56:51 EST A Day Is A Gift And We Should Treat It As One <img src=""> <BR> <BR> A day is a gift and we should treat it as one, <BR> You never know when you will not have that day to say what you wanted to say. <BR> To all of you that has or still are in my life, <BR> I want you to know It was a gift to have you in my life <BR> and I will always be thankful for it. <BR> <BR> May this day be a a wonderful Day for you. Sat, 5 Jan 2013 20:36:30 EST Believe In Yourself <img src=""> <BR> I do believe I can Fri, 4 Jan 2013 22:36:52 EST 20 Health Reason To Laugh Yourself To Health We just lose a very special person a few weeks ago and it is hitting us hard. Today was the day we would of had a B B Q or something to celebrate his birthday. This day for more then 20 years was a day to be happy about but instead we went to the grave yard to put flowers down. <BR> Don't get me wrong I do know he is in a better place now, you see he broke his neck about 18 years ago and he out lasted the time the doctor had told him he would survive. There was not a day that went by as long... Fri, 4 Jan 2013 00:46:23 EST What a Deal My husband wanted to take me out this month for our Anniversary it is on the 19th and at first I said great I would love to go out and have a nice steak dinner bake potato and everything but then I went over to Aldi for some healthier food and they had exercise ball on sale for 8.00 and weight set for 15.00 it come with 2Dumb bell ( 2lbs) hand weighted gloves and 2 ankle weight. <BR> I got the ball home and started to blow it up and it just about killed me. <em>319</em> <BR> <BR> I called... Thu, 3 Jan 2013 00:14:46 EST OK what's up with the meal planner My plan for tomorrow was all planned out but I started to look at one of the label and compared to the list and it was not what it said. So I thought maybe The person got it wrong so I looked up an other one and that was wrong. So I looked up all of them and they all said the same thing. This has made me realize that we all get use to our products and trust them way to much. Yoplait light ( Boston cream pie) was the Item. Not that it was a big different but it was enough 20 less calories. ... Tue, 1 Jan 2013 20:58:05 EST My New Year Resolution Tell Me Yours. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today I choose to release everything that has tried to hold me back. <BR> I release the pass and forgive myself and others. <BR> I release bitternes, anger and sorrow. <BR> I release failer and missed opportunities. <BR> <BR> Instead, I embrace the grace and power within my faith <BR> To boldly move forward into the blessing that is waiting for me. <BR> To Reach out and show compassion and love for those who... Tue, 1 Jan 2013 02:31:19 EST This is when we promise things to yourself s <img src=""> <BR> Be kind to yourself. Don't promise something that others what you to do. Look within yourself and be honest with yourself. Choose something that is within you and your goals. We all have thing that we know that we should not do but it is a part of life. We should not feel bad for doing something that we have always done. <BR> We all have a choice to do what is good for us. So that should be what we all want out of the ... Tue, 1 Jan 2013 00:13:47 EST I tried to finish every point i could get today I don't know how many people try to do it but it took me all day. I am glad it was Sunday there is no way I could spend that much time on it all the time but there was some things that I did but did not get my point for. <BR> <BR> 1. Verify Nutrition Information in our Food Database. I look for a button or something but there was not one.??? <BR> <BR> 2. Take a Spark People Quiz I past it and it went to another page and I know I pushed the sparks point button.???? <BR> <BR> It was fun ... Sun, 30 Dec 2012 23:02:26 EST Glad to be back. (After two years) Hello my name is Bobbie, <BR> It has been a long time since I have been on here and now I can kick myself. For years now I knew I was over weight but I put it off and now I am in trouble. I just found out I am diabetic Type 2. My Doctor is sure that I can get it under control with diet and exercise. So the first thing I thought of is coming here to get back on track. <BR> I do feel guilty for not doing this sooner but I am here now, maybe it took this for me to realize I can not keep on livin... Sat, 29 Dec 2012 04:02:22 EST