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The Good Sister and the Evil Sister

Friday, March 23, 2012      7 comments

Inside me lives a good sister and an evil sister. They sit on my shoulders and tug at me every day. Sometimes the good sister wins and sometimes the evil sister wins. Now I like them both oddly enough, because sometimes the evil sister is much ... Read more

Spark Works

Thursday, March 22, 2012      7 comments

I really wasn't sure when I decided ONE MORE TIME to try to lose weight. I had seen an article on someone losing weight on Spark People. I had never heard of it so I took a peak. I liked it but took a week or so to decide. I know that un... Read more


Wednesday, March 21, 2012      5 comments

Today I want to talk about music. When I was young as most teens and young adults, I spent a lot of time listening to music. Now as most people know you tend to think the best music in the world is what you listened to as a teen. Iím no ex... Read more

Life as I know it

Tuesday, March 20, 2012      5 comments

Iím determined that ďLife as I know itĒ is gone. I want my new lifestyle to become the norm for me. That eating the healthy way will feel right. That sweets are too sweet. That I donít like to feel stuffed. That celebra... Read more

I'm changing

Monday, March 19, 2012      6 comments

Today I noticed I am really changing. I was suspicious but it is definitely happening. My attitude toward food is changing. I will always want things I shouldn't eat. But tonight they had pizza and I wanted it and chose to have the only ot... Read more

I donít eat between meals

Sunday, March 18, 2012      1 comments

That statement brings to mind a woman I met just for a moment years ago. While at a party where there were many things to eat someone suggested she eat. Her comment was, ďI donít eat between meals.Ē I have to tell you I thought she was ... Read more

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Saturday, March 17, 2012      5 comments

Iím sorry Iím not home for St. Patrickís Day. I have a bit of Irish in my family tree so I consider myself Irish. So, since I cannot be there physically, in my mind I am going to decorate a little the way I would if I were home. ... Read more

I am blessed

Friday, March 16, 2012      2 comments

Today I am just feeling grateful. I find myself some days feeling sorry for myself. Moaning about eating chicken again or feeling stressed because I can't control a situation. So many places in the world people don't have enough food... Read more


Friday, March 16, 2012      5 comments

I've noticed a trend with me. When I do my spark points and have to read articles I go straight to the motivation section. I make myself go to nutrition or exercise sometimes but I think my biggest worry is I will not be motivated enough to ge... Read more

Chicken, chicken and more chicken.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012      4 comments

I hate chicken right now. I have had to choose the lesser evils every night on our menu. The restaurant serves pork, or pasta or mystery meat or a boney really bad fish, or chicken. I have eaten more chicken in the past 8 months than in my en... Read more

Nutrition tracker

Tuesday, March 13, 2012      4 comments

I find my daily nutrition tracker interesting. I have in the past kept track of what I eat but never really analyzed what I eat. I know not to add a lot of fat for instance and sweets are always a questionable choice. But, if I wanted to e... Read more

Starting to notice

Tuesday, March 13, 2012      2 comments

I'm starting to see a change in my attitude toward food. I've noticed I'm much more careful about what I "use" my calories on. Before SP if I started to eat I finished it even if it wasn't good. Now, I try a bite and if I don't like it I quit... Read more

Things I miss

Sunday, March 11, 2012      5 comments

Today I am going to mention some of the things I miss about being home in the good old USA Toilet paper Soft Kleenex Grocery stores with anything you need My car My friends and family Fast internet American t.v. Restaraunts th... Read more

When in Kazakhstan

Saturday, March 10, 2012      4 comments

Tonight I went to a Kazak party. They had traditional dancing and a mock wedding. The food was horrendous but I tried it all. They had liver pie, rice with garbonzos with liver, a liver stew. Then they had a traditional Kazak meal c... Read more

What I learned from an auction today

Friday, March 09, 2012      3 comments

Today there was an item on an auction site that I wanted very badly. I am a Christmas person and it was a beautifully made reindeer made of wood with brass antlers and hardware attached to a wooden sleigh with brass runners. It was a large pie... Read more

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