LOVINSHERRY78's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=LOVINSHERRY78 LOVINSHERRY78'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/ Juicing VS Blending...What's the Difference?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938089 either way you slice it....it's good for you either way! whether you eat it, juice is or blend it your body is getting what it needs!! <BR> <BR> here is a great man..mr Joe Cross (from fat, sick & nearly dead") with tons of info on his site. go check him out! <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/juicing-vs-ble<BR>nding-facts/ </link> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/390489e3-90ed-43bf-9ebc-a5066045db35.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkp... Mon, 1 Jun 2015 20:29:49 EST Me Want It...Cookie Monster http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928580 seen this the other day watching tv with my Cora..lol..love it! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1c9ff12b-c2be-497c-a7f9-9c44d6ecc282.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0672e2bc-b594-4387-b659-e44c341222c6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f8233a2f-3e92-432a-b84d-b7551a12b92f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/489f6708-a583-4c9d-b7e6-ceca2a67c5f5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> "me want i... Fri, 15 May 2015 10:51:23 EST Fed Up...Detox Week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917915 ok so, its been about a month since i fell away from the good things for me and my family. i have somehow been able to maintaine my weight but plan and simple for me this is no longer about weight loss. this is about addictions! sugars, processed foods and nicotine have taken hold and trying to break free from that has been soooo hard. but of course, that's how addiction works. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l275123287.jpg"> <BR> <BR> i got a little bored yest... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:36:10 EST The Scale...Week 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900003 no vlog...just not feelin it today but i did get on the scale.... <BR> <BR> 195 lbs....a 3 lb gain. <BR> <BR> it's to be expected though since we've had things in the house like donuts, pies and cookies. i don't want to say i don't care, i've just not been focusing on the healthier things for me. no, it's not good but until i can workout my issues i just can't stress myself out over it. i did however go shopping and found my prom dress...looking forward to dressin up! hoping it will help m... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:54:34 EST The Scale...Week 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5895980 Maintaining...better than gaining but i better watch my p & q's. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1677465365.jpg"> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:39:40 EST The Scale...Week 11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892435 Sorry ya'll...been moving all week! The scale wasn't mean to me so...I'll take it! :) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1291328679.jpg"> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:26:04 EST The Scale...Week 10 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5887380 determined to hit the 180's next week! <BR> <BR> I CAN DO IT!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/5/l259408856.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Thu, 5 Mar 2015 08:56:54 EST Me And My Silly Ideas.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5883306 just a silly idea i have and a couple shout outs!! tell me what cha think?! <BR> <BR> sorry i got it wrong karen, lol!! <BR> correction: KAREN-IS-HERE "3D" <BR> go check it out! Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:42:05 EST The Scale...Week 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5883015 sorry i seemed a bit disappointed with that number but i was really hoping for something a tad bit better, lol. i'm very happy with that number so just needed to clear that up. <BR> it was a good week....next week is ganna be a great one! feeling fantastic! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l429276624.jpg"> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:27:26 EST The Scale...Week 8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5878673 a good surprise :) <BR> hoping to step it up this week. i always go into everyday with the best intentions...just can't seem to always follow through. <BR> <BR> <BR> overall for month two... <BR> 7.6 gain (darn that one bad week) <BR> <BR> knowing what i need to do..it's just doing it. we have the adult prom we are hosting again this year (in a couple months) so i'm hoping this will push me a little harder. dress shopping isn't fun at 190 + lbs, lol <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.... Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:05:32 EST Running Ha Ha... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5878208 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1291721895.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> p.s. <BR> frosty 5k didn't happen for me this year. although this is probably exactly how people looked who did show up, lol. not that i was completely ready for it but as i stood at the back porch ready to head out to go i seen the snow blowing so fiercely out the window and well... coat and shoes came right back off, lol. oh well..there is always next time. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:10:08 EST The Scale...Week 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874536 ouch! well, it is what it is. nobodys fault but my own. planning to work hard this week to correct this number ;) <BR> <BR> workouts where few as well...one is better than none though right? lol <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1097570096.jpg"> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:37:39 EST The Scale...Week 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5870079 whew! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l567580489.jpg"> Thu, 5 Feb 2015 12:56:38 EST January - Total Star Count! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5868027 15 out of 31 days! <BR> <BR> attempted the shawn T's Focus T25 but i couldn't stick with it. i love my variety to much when it comes to workouts. overall i'm happy with what i did! def had my "moments" but the month was great! looking forward to kickin february's butt! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1708496660.jpg"> Mon, 2 Feb 2015 16:00:48 EST The Scale...Week 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5865081 Ooops! <BR> <BR> i know what i did wrong in my week but i also would have never guessed that kind of gain. i'm hoping it's b/c of T.O.M.. i believe that i'm due start since having izzy so cramping, swelling & higher emotions are all sure signs. <BR> either way...it can be fixed...and will be!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1659606806.jpg"> <BR> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:14:55 EST The Scale...Week 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860094 not what i wanted but i'll take it!! <BR> <BR> overall monthly loss.. <BR> 14.8 lbs <BR> WOOOO WHOOO! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1713563795.jpg"> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:32:21 EST I Hate It When... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5858162 when my belly fat works its way out of my pants when i'm doing jumping jacks! <BR> <BR> when my underwear keeps rolling down when i'm doing jump rope! <BR> <BR> when my under arm flaps like a rooster's wattle when i'm doing punching bags! <BR> <BR> BUT.... <BR> <BR> ALL THE MORE REASON TO KEEP GOING!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1180376236.jpg"> <BR> maybe changing my workout wear could help get me through...lol! tuck it all in so it can't escape, ... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:41:55 EST The Scale...Week 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5855013 another week closer to my goal :) yay! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1014402100.jpg"> <BR> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:26:27 EST Keeping Track Of Water Intake...Idea http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850200 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l196287707.jpg"> <BR> <BR> so i've been having trouble keeping track of my water intake so kenny (my boyfriend) suggested this..... <BR> <BR> for every glass i drink (this one is a 20 oz), remove (or add) a hair tie.. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1989449478.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1019813044.jpg"> <BR> <BR> if your not sure how much water you should def be drinking every da... Fri, 9 Jan 2015 10:11:58 EST The Scale..Week 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5849404 come jump on the scale with me...my weekly weigh in ;) <BR> <BR> Thu, 8 Jan 2015 10:52:25 EST My New Year Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5848699 hi all! just an update on me and my plans. waiting till my 6 wks post baby recovery is up before i really kick in those workouts but really needing something even if it's 15 mins. soooo great for the mind as well as the body. n e way..all is going good in life with a new baby and looking forward to all thats to come this new year..including my smaller self. ;) <BR> <BR> good luck this month all...we can do this!!! Wed, 7 Jan 2015 14:44:55 EST December Gold Star Goal...Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5848687 so yeah, a little late on this one but i still wanted to hold myself accountable..so here is decembers results. :/ <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1303222055.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Red Star (workout) - 3 out of 31 <BR> <BR> Purple Star (2000 cal max) - 4 out of 31 <BR> <BR> Green Star (eat clean) - 3 of out 31 <BR> <BR> Yellow Star (log food) - 9 out of 31 <BR> <BR> Blue Star (7pm cut off) - 2 out of 31 <BR> <BR> GOLD STAR (all 5 stars) - 1 out of 31 <BR> <BR> ... Wed, 7 Jan 2015 14:29:08 EST I Will Own TODAY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831395 its amazing sometimes what we put our bodies through knowing what the outcome will be. knowing that heart burn is already a problem and that i continue to choose the foods that are big instigators....it's crazy right?! <BR> <BR> i've struggled a lot during this pregnancy and now that i'm nearing the end it's so nice to be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. i know that with delivery comes a whole nother slue of things i'll have to deal with but i can really feel that inner healt... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:26:08 EST No Drive...None At All :( http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828264 i feel like this has been the lowest i've felt on my journey since i started a couple years ago. even as i sit here i don't even know how to explain where my head is. i hate when people give excuses but that seems to be all i do now. i'm in my last month of pregnancy and it honestly wears me out to just go to the grocery store. i'm totally pooped out and their for my mind has shut down as well....no drive...none at all! :( <BR> i can't say i dont care but i can say i don't care enough...make... Fri, 5 Dec 2014 18:51:41 EST December Gold Star Goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826003 same as last month.... <BR> <BR> Purple Star = 2000 cal max <BR> <BR> Red Star = Workout <BR> <BR> Green Star = Eat Clean <BR> <BR> Yellow Star = Log Food <BR> <BR> Blue Star = 7 pm stop eating <BR> <BR> GOLD STAR = all 5 stars completed in the day <BR> <BR> here is mine hanging in my kitchen... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1623276952.jpg"> <BR> hoping baby comes a little sooner than her due date (Christmas) so i can get back to feeling normal again, lol. ... Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:59:24 EST November Gold Star Goal - Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825703 i didn't put the effort in that i thought i would but i still love this idea and will try again for december. this is going to be my go to goal chart till i can get myself 100% back in the game. :) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1026788404.jpg"> <BR> Red Star (workout) - 4 out of 30 <BR> <BR> Purple Star (2000 cal max) - 5 out of 30 <BR> <BR> Green Star (eat clean) - 3 out of 30 <BR> <BR> Yellow Star (log food) - 8 out of 30 <BR> <BR> Blue Star (7pm cut of... Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:59:15 EST Due Date Nearing....Heartburn burning! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819394 update on me and some revelation regarding my acidic food intake...no good! <BR> <BR> <link>www.rense.com/1.mpicons/acidalka.htm </link> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1884615307.jpg"> <BR> <BR> baby shower pics... look at that belly!! :) <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1598976665.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/1/l819832893.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1592625689.jpg... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:01:22 EST November Gold Star Goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5809947 decided that taking a time out just isn't a good idea. i need to hold myself accountable whether i like it or not. so i've set my goals basic for the month b/c well, lets face it...just doing the basic is what i need to accomplish right now. <BR> <BR> in thinking this through last night i just sat and sat with my thoughts until finally the light bulb went off. i'm so use to setting my goals so high and in my pregnancy condition i need to keep it simple. sooooo, i found a fun and creative w... Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:32:01 EST October Goals..Results! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5809530 all i can say is... ha ha haha. ok ok, no seriously...laughing on the outside but crying on the inside. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2045781252.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1. try 5 new organic foods - failed (tried nothing new-that was healthy anyway) <BR> <BR> 2. create new zumba song routine - <em>248</em> fun routine to j.lo's new "booty" song....had a blast! <BR> <BR> 3. log food everyday - failed (logged 21 days) <BR> <BR> 4. no halloween candy - failed! <BR... Sun, 2 Nov 2014 19:20:53 EST I Call TIME OUT! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5805917 i think it's time i called a time out for myself. put me in the bad girl seat or the corner...whatever... but i def need a time out! <BR> <BR> as long as i've been on spark i've def had my moments but this is one that i can't seem to process and get control of. maybe it's the pregnancy, all my crazy up and down all over the place hormones.. who knows..but something's gotta give and my last several approaches just aren't getting the job done. <BR> <BR> it's not that i want to give up b/c i ... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:55:51 EST 7 White Squares....Day Two http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5805214 pretty motivated to start off this morning but then lunch came and i got lazy. i wanted so much more bad foods to eat so i'm glad that i still was able to have a little bit of control over myself today. <BR> <BR> breakfast 7am (same every morning, lol) <BR> choco banana almond protein shake w/raspberry tea and vitamins <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1672128533.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1st snack 10:30 am <BR> 2 eggs, grapes & strawberries <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sp... Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:08:20 EST 7 White Squares....Day One http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5804681 i was pumped and my head was in the game from get go this morning...(my times aren't exact but in that area) <BR> <BR> breakfast @ 7am <BR> choco banana almond protein shake w/raspberry tea and vitamins <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1212128427.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1st snack @ 10am <BR> 2 eggs w/salsa, spinach, sprinkle of cheese & orange <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1432226337.jpg"> <BR> <BR> EXERCISE!!! 11am <BR> worked on my new zumba son... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:17:08 EST 7 White Squares....CHALLENGE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5804140 i had no plans to really try to hard the rest of this month b/c i basically already screwed it up. i reviewed my october goals and it pretty much seemed pointless to bother....but then a friend of mine posted a challenge blog. a nice wake up call to look at the bigger picture of things and made me realize that i can't let this last stage in my pregnancy keep me from making better choices. things might be harder to do but i'm still very capable of so much (using my brain would be one of them,l... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:02:45 EST 29 Weeks Pregnant....Tired! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797296 i just love getting these weekly updates on my pregnancy (emails). i tell ya what they hit the nose on the head every time! good to know i'm not losing it and that my body really is going through a lot. the part about still exercising...umm..yeah..i need to get on that. the aches and pains just keep me from getting up. blah! n e who..just wanted to share ;) <BR> <BR> 29 Weeks Pregnant: Your Body <BR> <BR> If you’ve made it to this point without so much as a twinge, you’re a lucky, healthy ... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:02:14 EST One Extreme To Another http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794768 i found myself waking up the other day just so sore! not sick but arms, legs, back...all over i was done for. it hurt to just try and put on a pair of pants, lol. its not that i had pushed any harder in my workouts so what was causing the exhaustion? <BR> <BR> that brings me to a rest day....one thing leads to another and it's like i'm not doing anything i SHOULD be doing at all. whhhhaaat?? why? b/c i was sore? <BR> <BR> what is ts in us that causes us to go from all gung ho to eh..whate... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 16:28:32 EST No Matter What... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5791858 no matter what....i will workout! <BR> <BR> there is no space to small for a workout..right? i mean, come on...jail birds workout in their cells so is there really no space too small?? lol..well, here is my small space.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/5/l758727616.jpg"> <BR> <BR> the distracting halloween decoration that keeps messing with me out of the corner of my eye... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l509289804.jpg"> <BR> <BR> shoes that... Fri, 3 Oct 2014 17:09:53 EST October Goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790265 a little video recap and new october goals :) i got this!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1550739611.jpg"> <BR> Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:52:24 EST September Goals..Results! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789915 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l774081088.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1. online vlog/blog every week - <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> 2. no eating after 8pm - failed! <BR> <BR> 3. walk/jog a 5k (no time limit) - <em>248</em> 3.4 miles in 64 mins <BR> <BR> <BR> 4. no eating out (unless cheat day) - failed! <BR> i ended up falling in love with taco bell's chicken cantina bowl. eat 1/2 and save the other 1/2 for another meal...pretty healthy for eating out ;) <BR> <BR> 5. 15 ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:22:29 EST The Bathroom Is No Longer Called The John... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5786831 lol!! ;) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1940603785.jpg"> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:55:12 EST Spaghetti Squash, Kale Chips & Banana Ice Cream http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5786396 trying new foods?? gotta try these!! i found these on a facebook page and the site they come from is now one of my new favs... <BR> <BR> here is my little journey this evening... <BR> <BR> 1. Spaghetti Squash <BR> <link>www.thekitchn.com/how-to-cook-spaghe<BR>tti-squash-in-the-oven-cooking-lessons<BR>-from-the-kitchn-178036 </link> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l863442747.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1287621159.jpg... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:27:03 EST What I DIDN'T Know About Pregnancy Weight Gain... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5784334 i'm at 26 weeks now and i received this info today.... <BR> <BR> <BR> At 26 weeks pregnant, you may have gained between 15 and 22 pounds (that’s fairly typical for this stage). And, frankly, you may be freaking out about it. You know it’s a necessary and inevitable part of pregnancy -- but at the same time, when have you ever put on this much weight so quickly? It’s not selfish or superficial of you to worry about the number on the scale. Almost every mom-to-be nail bites about what will ha... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:47:07 EST Pinto Bean Salsa... Report http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782481 well..i finally made it and...loved it! <BR> <link>recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detai<BR>l.asp?recipe=29317 </link> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l203254234.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ta da! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/2/l622437703.jpg"> <BR> <BR> with some lettuce (wished i had spinach), a smidge of cheese and sour cream...yum!! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1362457252.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.spar... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:07:27 EST Fill In The Blank http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781627 Why is the power of _________ more important than your dreams...more important than your life?!? <BR> What is that thing (or those things) holding you back!? <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/9/l79071840.jpg"> <BR> <BR> working in setting our minds is such a huge part of this process and i hope that you all take time to work those issues out. those things that keep us in chains.... break free & be the best you! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeo... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:16:12 EST Pinto Beans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781164 so everytime we go to the grocery store cora (my beautiful girl) just has to go see the beans, lol. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l694327107.jpg"> <BR> <BR> as many times as i've stopped i thought today was the day we'd buy some! <BR> <BR> now i have no clue how to cook stuff like this so i went straight to sparkrecipes.com site and i found this really easy recipe. super excited too b/c i've been kinda hooked on salsa these days, lol. <BR> <BR> looking for... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:55:06 EST If It Doesn't Challenge You... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781130 IF IT DOESN'T CHALLENGE YOU, THEN IT DOESN'T CHANGE YOU!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1533821852.jpg"> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:08:30 EST Spice Recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781128 this was an old (but good) blog of mine. i have trouble finding the right spices to go with certain foods and well, this stuff came to the rescue once again when i steamed my salmon & broccoli for dinner. seems like i use this on EVERYTHING (well, not desserts..ewww..lol)!!! not just for veggies anymore but awesome on my meats too! <BR> <BR> ya'll gotta have this stuff on hand... <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4979433 </link> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:04:27 EST September Ups n Downs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779861 so far i've had some bad moments this month but i've also some great ones too!! rejoice in the good, forgive the bad and move forward! we got this!! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2057905411.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:59:43 EST September..Cheat Day 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775384 so i've allowed myself 5 cheat days this month and with some strawberry waffer cookies (that my daughter decides she doesn't like) in the house i thought ok...a few can't be that big of a deal...lol. <BR> <BR> sorry if i laugh so much through this but i was only a couple hours away from another perfect day when i decided to use a cheat day...lol...and for what? for waffer cookies? lol...yep...lol! <BR> <BR> so, a serving is only 3 pcs...i ate like 20. that equals... <BR> 1000 cals <BR> 42 ... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 20:33:40 EST Thank You! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775037 as i reflect on this last week i thought about all of you. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l136934110.jpg"> <BR> <BR> yeah, this is a journey that most of us are really alone in majority of the time so to have each of you is such a blessing on my journey. u guys remind me of the ones on the side lines with that cup of water waiting for me to pass on my run by...refreshing! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1482420894.jpg"> <BR> <BR> i c u all ... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:00:29 EST Check Her Out...libby99999 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774509 ran across her in one of my teams and she offers up some great info...def check out her blogs..amazing! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1220920235.jpg"> <BR> <BR> thanks libby! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>plibby.wordpress.com/2014/09/05/eati<BR>ng-for-nutrition/ </link> <BR> <BR> <link>plibby.wordpress.com/2014/07/30/lovi<BR>ng-the-food-that-loves-me-back/ </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.as... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 10:48:28 EST