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Easter Blessings

Wednesday, April 08, 2009      13 comments

Some seasons are beautiful for their meaning, others for the activities that usually take place, and still others for the symbols connected with it or for the time of year when it happens. Easter includes all of these! How beautiful is the Sprin... Read more

"Holiday Eating Tips" (ready to laugh?)

Friday, December 12, 2008      10 comments

To my extremely healthy spark friends, I am passing on to you what a fellow-sparker sent to me yesterday. Laughing is healthy so, go ahead...Enjoy (that's enjoy, as in, reading, but not following, these tips)! HOLIDAY EATING TIPS 1. ... Read more

Helpful Website

Monday, December 01, 2008      4 comments

For my own reference, and for those who might be interested, I'm posting here a helpful website to facilitate searches for foods that have a higher/lower content of certain nutrients & minerals: http://tinyurl.com/47zc8 This is the USDA sit... Read more

The best is still yet to come...

Tuesday, November 25, 2008      6 comments

I titled my spark page with that and I'm still waiting around for it to happen! Kidding aside, I'm serious about that. But I realize, too, that it isn't going to happen all by itself, I'm going to have to put in more effort than I have been in r... Read more

Low-cal whole grains...?

Sunday, October 19, 2008      4 comments

I've been doing some extra thinking about whole grains. I love them and try to be creative in what & how I eat them, but I'm finding it a bit difficult to keep them down to a low roar. LOL! Know what I mean? If they're so good for me(and I belie... Read more

My Baby's Baby!

Saturday, June 28, 2008      19 comments

This won't be a long blog, as much as I'd like to make it one(!), but I just wanted to announce the arrival of our 5th grandchild, Jude Thomas, born on June 26. I always get teary when I see the first photo of our babies holding their own first ... Read more

Eat, Drink & Be Healthy

Saturday, June 14, 2008      5 comments

It's such a basic thing, this thing of eating & drinking. From the time we're born til the time we die, we eat & drink tons & gallons of yummy stuff. But "everything in moderation" certainly applies to this. We don't have to eat more than we nee... Read more

Fun in the Sun With My Son

Friday, May 09, 2008      8 comments

To those of my teammates who don't know, just wanted to let you know where I am and what I'm doing during this month. Last week I left 46 degree weather in south Brazil to arrive in, more or less, 86 degree weather in NE Brazil to spend the mont... Read more

Counting My Blessing

Saturday, April 26, 2008      4 comments

No, that's not a mistake in the title, it's singular, ONE blessing that I am counting and telling you about right now. Of course I have more, but I won't list them here...they're too many! My HUGE blessing this week was to find out that my scan... Read more

A Spark Meal!

Friday, April 11, 2008      4 comments

It had been building in me over a few days...the desire to COOK! Haven't done much of that these days, for various and sundry reasons, except for the normal, basic, simple stuff, blah-bla-bla-bla-blah. Then 2 of my team mates posted some recipes... Read more

3 Steps Forward...2 Steps Backward

Friday, March 14, 2008      3 comments

I saw a similar title on SP here somewhere, but several years ago I read a book by the above title and I've often thought about it as I've gone through different experiences in my life. Sometimes it's spiritual, as I've seen my walk with the Lor... Read more

A Fun Start!

Tuesday, February 12, 2008      3 comments

I'm having way too much fun, especially filling in my sparkpage. I know I have alot to learn AND to not forget the main reason for doing this: to lose a bit of weight and to make some permanent(hopefully!)eating changes. There are several tech... Read more


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