IDJ1973's SparkPeople Blog IDJ1973's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community still on track sent a request to my sister to join spark people, she has inspired me to lose weight and keep working at it. If she can do it so can I. Working late this week as my boss went in for hernia surgery.. Busy week again.. but that is okay it keeps me active and off the couch.. Wed, 6 Nov 2013 08:47:13 EST Crazy Spring I feel for the people in Ok and the tornado that hit their community. Prayers are being said for you and to get thru your healing... <BR> <BR> Going to a meeting tonight with some gals to visit the Lex community and see what their group is up too. State golf is in town today and tomorrow my hubby is helping with it. So I have to pick up the dog from her grooming appt. tomorrow. <BR> <BR> I am so tired today, got to get some energy.. But it is cloudy and overcast, so I feel like I nee... Tue, 21 May 2013 15:40:44 EST happy Easter Sounds like the weather is going to warm up for the weekend.. A great Easter weekend. Will attend Thursday night and Friday night service and help greet at church on Sunday morning.. Looking so forward to celebrating the resurrection of Christ. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:33:19 EST Wishing it would warm up Gosh, I am so tired of this cold weather. When I go walking with the dog, she doesn't even want to walk very long. We try to get 30 minutes in a day, but that is pushing her. Hopefully, it will warm up by Easter.. I miss Spring. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:14:37 EST First day of Spring wonderful day, although a bit cold. I bowled last night.. My average is 111 I bowled 159,180 and 152. It was a wonderful time. Grandson is a bit under the weather. Has a fever and I hope he gets to feeling better. Live is good. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:17:01 EST Please warm up I am so tired of this cold weather, I am ready for warm weather. Made homemade reuben sandwiches for over the weekend. I made the bread myself. It was yummy. I could of eaten two sandwiches, but remembering my healthy eating habits, i only ate one. but I ate it slowly... chewing every bit like it was my last. love it,, it was so yummy. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:31:25 EST March 7 Okay I am back on line. Beautiful day, my hubby is going thru a mid life crisis. He is on his way to purchase a silver mustang convertible for him.. What is going on? who knows.... I just know he is too old to start picking up girls... Give me a break... I always thought it was weird seeing old men riding around alone in the muscle cars like they were crusing for a women... Sic.... If it makes him happy, so be it. This too will pass... <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> Thu, 7 Mar 2013 10:46:03 EST Feb. 11 Okay to all my friends. I was off line this weekend cuz someone hacked my email.. I don't know if it came from sp, but I will not be blogging for awhile, FYI.. not happy about all of this, but I need to do some investigating to check this out. I will still stick to my eating healthly plan in the meantime. Thanks peeps for letting me vent. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:53:29 EST Feb. 8 It is so foggy outside, I am glad it is Friday.. Hubby is acting selfish again.. But what else is new.. I need to keep positive, even though he is negative. Fri, 8 Feb 2013 12:00:25 EST Feb. 7 well I blew it last night at the birthday party, didn't eat much, but what I ate was high calorie, but I did get some veggies in.. So hopefully this will offset my demise.. <BR> <BR> work is boring today. The sun is shining and it is so nice outside, execpt for the wind blowing 30 mph, but I am going walking after I get off work.. Got a meeting tonight.. Then home to relax... Yeah... Thu, 7 Feb 2013 13:08:23 EST Feb. 6 I like this sample of the 1800 calorie diet, I got this from an article I read on SP. Wanted to keep this for reference. It is another good day. My brother in law turns 50 yrs old today. We are having a party for him at Old Chicago. I am going to stick to my plan and not eat high calorie food. This will be a challenge I know. But I am planning ahead of what I can eat and what I have eaten today.. So hopefully, I will eat healthy.. <BR> <BR> This is what a *sample day of mini meals ... Wed, 6 Feb 2013 12:03:59 EST Feb 5 What a wonderful day... I have to work late cuz my boss had to go in for some medical test. So I will be working late today.. This is okay, cuz next week I get a few days off. Looking forward to the weekend and next week.. I have lots planned to do.. Tue, 5 Feb 2013 13:06:52 EST Feb. 4 My friends birthday was yesterday.. Had a busy weekend so I didn't get to log in to SP. will make up for it today.. Got to see my grandson during the super bowl game, watched the puppy bowl most of the evening.. It was much better... Mon, 4 Feb 2013 11:50:32 EST Feb. 2 wondering if phil saw his shadow today.. It is sunny and already took the dog for two walks, she is tired out.. going to a wedding reception tonight. Sat, 2 Feb 2013 14:39:13 EST Feb. 1 It is still a bit chilly today. Have to work late cuz boss has to go to the doctor for a physical. that make 2 days this week I have to work late. grrrr... Gives me more computer time. yeahh... Having chili and cinnamon roll for supper tonight. I got everything ready last night didn't even watch tv, just worked away. Had to take F. bob to the dentist yesterday after work.. Didn't get home until 5:30, then started supper. Worked the whole evening thru.. Went to bed around 10:30, Shut... Fri, 1 Feb 2013 13:47:43 EST Jan. 31 PR for the other business is due today. It is so cold out side. -9 degree brrr Thu, 31 Jan 2013 12:41:33 EST Good snack ideas from SP Celery sticks with peanut butter and several raisins on top <BR> Rice cakes with peanut butter (good for getting a protein punch) <BR> Low-fat cheese cubes <BR> Hardboiled eggs <BR> Deviled egg (wrapped in plastic wrap) <BR> Fruit yogurt cup (add in some fresh fruits or nuts for a boost <BR> Trail mix <BR> Nuts or nut mix (stick to just a handful) <BR> Vegetable sticks with a little packet of dip (lowfat salad dressing packets found in salad bars work as easy-to-pack dip) <BR> Broccoli or cau... Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:52:21 EST 1 29 I did very well last night when we went out to eat with friends. I actually had black bean soup. It was so delish. I am really getting to like beans again... I really need to add more fiber to my diet. Good day. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:32:50 EST monday Jan. 28 Had a great time babysitting my grandson this weekend. Now it is foggy outside. Can't hardly see across the street. Everyone loved my muffins at SS yesterday. Went to Disciple Class last night, it was great... Satellite receiver went out this weekend. The second one was okay, so we still had tv, but all my movies I dvr are gone. Bummer. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:50:41 EST Friday yeah Yes the last friday of Jan. This means we are getting closer to Spring. I love Spring. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 12:05:28 EST Freezing Thursday It is so cold outside... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:32:49 EST it is hump day yea, I am doing so well today, Wed, 23 Jan 2013 15:22:32 EST back to work went back to work today.. Got caught up on work by noon. My head still feels a bit stuffy, cuz of the meds I took, but I think I will feel like bowling tonight... Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:29:12 EST not a good monday home from work sick Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:02:36 EST TGIF yeah it is Friday the sun is shinning and it is warming up... Going to be a great day.. Now I just need to get off work... Fri, 18 Jan 2013 12:49:58 EST almost there Yeah the weekend is almost here. Can't wait. I need to make muffins for my Sunday School class. I am going to try to make some healthy muffins. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:31:47 EST interesting day sun is shining it has got to be a great day. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 11:21:40 EST getting going today not feeling the best got a sore throat... yuck <em>245</em> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:21:19 EST monday may of blown it over the weekend, but today is monday start over Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:00:02 EST what a day finally Friday is here and I am ready for the weekend. Just wish the weather would get better so I can go walking. I am doing good on the nutrition tracking, but need to get more exercise in. Winds are suppose to blow tonight 40 mph... not much for walking in cold winds. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:02:54 EST Just getting started Just getting started on the spark people web side very interesting <em>244</em> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 11:42:29 EST