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I have made a blog in the past that said I was staying away from potatoes! I tried for quite awhile to do that, but then I got a little cocky and told myself they weren't so bad as long as I...Right! Well, I had a tiny baked one last night (1 ... Read more
8/18/11 for Ghost!
Today is one of pain. I suffered through the mowing of the yard around the pool while I was in the pool. I'm allergic to cut grass and the landscaper machine fumes. I was already in the pool when they stormed in without notice and it was way t... Read more
Ever have a friend that was hurting and hurting so bad that they couldn't tell you what was wrong, but you knew deep inside you could help. You didn't know how, you just knew you could. So you dug deep and you tried to help and you discovered ... Read more
Getting Caught Up!
Today is one of those days where I'm getting caught up on some things and getting some other well deserved, or needed, things done. I'm doing the weeks meal planning, the laundry, vacuuming, washing tile floors and dusting. Then I'm going to b... Read more
I did it!
I finally got my whole day tracked for food - that was the only one that was in my way and I really did it. I picked at it until it was the way I wanted and then I ate what I had decided was right - low carb/high protein. I'm not hungry as I a... Read more
Getting it done!
I am a list person. Lists help me get where I am going and to also be dilegent and determined. I can see how much I've done, which gives me encouragement to continue and how much is left, which gives me an idea of how fast I have to work at it... Read more
The End Is Coming! It's Time to Get A New Government?
Here we are, another day closer to deadline and the elected officials still can't let go of their personal agendas, stupidity, greed, graft, and insain talent at putting the spin on the darkenss to make it look like they are doing something impo... Read more
Politicians, Greed, and Taxes!
I've been watching as little as possible about the Debt ceiling and tax issues lately. I'm tired of being scared of tomorrow. Life is being quite difficult these days for a great majority of us and yet we have elected officials sitting in DC d... Read more
Another day, another beginning!
Today, I woke up knowing it was a new day and I would start all over again. Everyday for me is a new beginning. I've wiped the slate clean and I'm starting all over. You coudl say my SparkStreak chart is just a new beginning every day.
I... Read more
A great little team! QOTD!
I belong to a small team called, QOTD! (Question of the day!) It was started, as I understand, by a great lady in my old stomping grounds, of Washington State! She just wanted to get to know more about her friends and started a team where she... Read more
Well the doctor's report has arrived and I am doing well, could be better, but not bad for all my frustration. New instructions on meds and diet. Exercise is grand so he has no comment on that - TG!
So now I eat more and maybe that will h... Read more
DHs Birthday Celebration!
It started in the pool with Happy Birthday being sung by all in the pool. It sounded horrible, but it didn't matter. Then we came home and I did some housework while he made lunch and snacks later. Now we are off to a restaurant for his celeb... Read more
My SparkPeople Adventure!
It has been four years ago that I started my journey with SparkPeople. It was an immediate adventure and one I donít just enjoy, I love.
I had just been diagnosed with Pre-Diabetes 2 and given no other specifics so I was on a quest to find... Read more
Is It Okay to Channel My Mother?!
You know how, when you are a kid, your mother does certain things that drive you up the wall? Now I find myself doing something and it dawns on me that my mother used to do that and how irritated I would become.
My mom had this thing about... Read more
I hate breakfast! Need suggestions!
I hate breakfast. It's not the time or idea of breakfast, it's the food. I don't like traditional breakfast foods, except Bear Claws, which I haven't had in months, if not years, an occasional waffle (flaxseed and whole wheat are preferred), ... Read more