This is a recipe that is very different from any that I had used for green beans, but , had a friend share it at a "Slim-Trim" tasting dinner a few years ago and having made it recently thought that some of my SP friends might like it as much as... Read more
Today while searching through SP articles I came across an article declaring twenty, 60 second challenges. Just want to mention one below.
#10, Tell a joke. Awake your inner child and tell a silly joke, whether it's a knock-knock joke or... Read more
Today I began searching for articles to motivate me and came across several that were interesting, but one seemed a possibility that might work for me. The article was on motivational mantras.
According to the article repeating an idea lon... Read more
I have met some truly wonderful people since I joined SparkPeople. Our team leader in 2011, when I first joined had several meets for us and we would walk and get acquainted. Today I met with one of those teammates for a walk. We have done t... Read more
When I walk most times it is on a golf course. Today was one of those days. I met my daughter and a friend of hers from work at a golf course fairly close to the hospital where they work. It was a beautiful Carolina day with blue shies, sunsh... Read more
My DD knows me so well. For Mother's Day she gave me a Fitbit. Unfortunately, the first one was a dud and we couldn't get it to set, so Friday we took it back to Best Buy and got another one. This one was a breeze to set and today was my firs... Read more
My grandma wanted to improve her fitness, so we got her a bike for her 65th birthday. She loved it and started cycling 20 miles a day.
The problem? Now she is 85 and no one knows where she is!
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Read an old SP article today and was reminded once again of some good tips to get started, or, make a comeback.
1. Write out your goals.
2. What, When and How
3. Make a Plan
4. Journal and track food and exercise
5. ... Read more
Are you one on those who asks your DH what he would like for dinner? I did that just recently and my DH remarked "I don't want anything hot."
This reminds me, that I will hear that a lot this summer as I remember summers past. So, this m... Read more