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The name has been changed to...

Friday, June 21, 2013      7 comments

Well it is time! I needed a new outlook and commitment. After spending the past 3 weeks in horrible, debilitating pain (6 days in hospital) it gave me the jump-start I needed to re-evaluate my nutrition priorities. The prednisone and insul... Read more

My new favorite dessert - yup it is on program

Sunday, February 17, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday when I came back from Horseshoe Casino with my sister I was lurking in my freezer for something chocolate but not too sweet. I was wanting something I normally do not eat, EVER! A brownie sundae. You know the ones you get at the rest... Read more

No diligence = NO GOOD :(

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      2 comments

How horrible, what a disaster, OMG what did I do? Over the weekend I started to slip and slide, before you know it I was in a full avalanche! My diligence went out the window and into the cupcakes and brownies and full list of other no-no'... Read more

Holy cow, I just completed a 7 DAY streak!!

Friday, February 08, 2013      8 comments

Hey I didn't know I could do it, but, do it I did...I went 7 entire days without going over my daily calorie limit. emoticonRead more

Day 3 - The four letter "F" bomb (FOOD)

Friday, February 01, 2013      6 comments

Yesterday my sister invited me to come with her to play Scrabble while we stayed with my mom. - As some of you know my mom has Parkinson's and requires someone to be with her at all times. At first I was a little hesitant because I know how get... Read more

Day 2- Knowledge is POWER!

Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

I am going to try making a daily blog entry, so if the entries seem mundane then bare with me. I started to track my food and keeping a log (thank goodness for my ipod) and boy oh boy I do not like what I see. No wonder my glucose level... Read more

Restarting_Me

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      7 comments

I have been away for quite some time and not by choice. In August and September my son Mike decided to marry the woman of his dreams and it would be in 2 months!! Of course they had little money so we took on the venture of a wedding and rec... Read more

Weekend Challenges

Saturday, June 09, 2012      3 comments

Well I have been doing really well with tracking although today I am feeling hungry. Here is the challenge for this weekend. It is a Birthday weekend!! Not mine, but my son Mike (31) and my dear FIL (85) and I am making the cakes!! Read more

Day 10 - I gave in to ... !

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      3 comments

Ok this is the deal. One Part of my learning new behaviours is to not step on the scale, I was doing it obsessively and allowing it to take over my life. If it was up, I berated myself and felt like throwing in the towel. If it was down ... Read more

Week One Done!

Monday, June 04, 2012      2 comments

Since last spring I fell off the proverbial wagon, baking for 2 weddings, 1 graduation party (nothing is done small in my family), baking 70 nut rolls and christmas baking , then the birthdays (I make all the cakes in our family) and easter . W... Read more

Who does that?!?!

Friday, June 01, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I took some stuffed cabbages from the freezer and seeing how large they were decided to weigh one out. It was NEARLY A POUND!!! I was floored!! I had made these with my sisters over the winter, and while blanching the cabbage my si... Read more

Thin Mints and the tsunami of guilt!

Tuesday, February 28, 2012      9 comments

Well yesterday I received the 2 boxes of Girl Scout Thin Mints and last night realized why I do NOT need to buy these devilishly good tasting cookies. emoticonRead more

When is FREE not really free?!!

Monday, February 27, 2012      6 comments

When is FREE not really free?!! It seems as if everywhere you go someone or some business is offering "something for nothing". So, when is it really free. Letís do a few calculations. * Free cookie from Subway -offered on 29th of... Read more

Interesting "natural" labeling info from another member

Friday, February 17, 2012      6 comments

Read this from a fellow sparker pertaining to "natural" products. She deserves the credit and it is an eye opener. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=4666184 ... Read more

My first Green Smoothie!! Yum.

Monday, February 06, 2012      4 comments

After reading another sparkers post about green smoothies I decided to make a small leap. Today I decided to make a smoothie for lunch and noticing that I had fresh spinach in my fridge I decided to give it a whirl. -- here is the combinat... Read more


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