Dinner seems to be the time that it is very hard to hold on to the calorie counting horse. For starters, usually, I am with another person. I always eat more in a social situation. Secondly, if that other person cooks, they often use much more... Read more
I had a sore throat on Friday, but on the weekend, I actually felt okay, just a little bit under the weather and I blithely thought it was just a mini-virus or something. I even went for a 2 mile walk in the cold weather on Monday. But now I f... Read more
Tuesday Thoughts Today
Setting 1,23, goals for spark, and 1,2,3 goals for personal items on this blog really worked. Will try again.
1. Make spaghetti sauce
2. Fertilize rest of plants in garden
3. Sort out computer room
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Monday Morning feels like a Blank Slate!!! I love being retired. I can say to myself, "what do I feel like doing today?" I have certain things I do need to do:
1. find a tax person for my mom's taxes (mine done with Turbo tax already)
2. m... Read more
Have sore throat and am congested. My pattern in the past with illness is to knock off exercise, but the knock off will continue weeks after I am well.
They say knowledge is half the battle. Not sure what to do. I have that sick, tired f... Read more
Here is a good sign: bacon (which I love, love, love) is starting to taste too salty to me.... Read more
Can you believe this? I just found two miniature Snickers bars from Halloween!!! Of course, I promptly ate them. I do not normally eat candy bars, but Snickers are my favorite if I do. I also found Reeses peanut butter cups, halloween size.... Read more
I made two different recipes. For 2 cups of flour, one recipe had 4 Tablespoons of butter and a half teaspoon of salt. I made this one yesterday. They were good, but I was able to stop eating at one waffle.
The next day, I made a differen... Read more
Have been away from Spark for a few days, helping my daughter with her five week old infant and two year old son. Absolutely fantastic. I know how this time of life goes by so quickly, and how children change so fast, so I am very glad to disru... Read more
Yesterday, I had a day out with an old friend--lunch, a matinee at a fantastic theater, and dinner.
Well, the item I had for lunch, delicious, but too salty. Italian cafe.
And the item I had for dinner, way, way too salty. Could only ... Read more
To cruise or not to cruise?
I am getting married in May, and we were thinking of taking a cruise to Alaska for a special trip, as a honeymoon. I would like to know other people's experiences on cruises, and suggestions for websites. Here are my pros and cons:
Pro: i... Read more
How did Friday get here?
Wow, its Friday, already. (see Monday blog) I have been wracking (racking??) my brain trying to figure out one lifestyle change that would drop weight without having to count calories, even though I actually have fun with the tracker and I also... Read more
Reusable Snack Bags
I have been trying to make these reusable snack bags. My daughter paid a rather large amount of money for a few, so she asked me to make them, because they look so easy. The purpose is to save on all those baggies you use for food, especially w... Read more
Is it Monday Morning again?
Really, it is sort of funny; every Monday, I feel like I have a fresh start, but then things seem to go downhill!!!... Read more
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For some reason, the trivia questions got really hard, and I was not in the mood to try to look up the answers on the internet, just took wild guesses, and now am back down to my 69%. Eggs do not have vitamin C. I should have known that, if I ... Read more