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Haven't Blogged for a While

Wednesday, April 03, 2013      5 comments

It has been almost 2 years since I last blogged. Folks have been commenting recently on my old blogs so I thought I would stop by and leave an update. I haven't been using Spark much recently. I have switched to Face Book. FB has a rich Plant Ba... Read more

Hi friends

Monday, June 13, 2011      7 comments

Just dropping by to say, hi to my friends and team mates on the veggie forums. I am too fatigued to write any more than that. I am reading my team posts and do respond from time to time, but my illness is not letting me do more than that ... Read more

Social Security Disability Approved!

Thursday, May 12, 2011      12 comments

Hooray, I just heard from Social Security Disability that my application was approved on the first try! This rarely happens. Most folks are denied several times and then have to go in front of a judge. The sobering thought is that I am v... Read more

IV Therapy Finished....Now we wait.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      3 comments

If you have been following my blog, you know that I have been making weekly visits to the Cleveland Clinic for IVs every Friday to try to help with the symptoms of a blood disorder. Well, I am done! My final scheduled IV was last Friday. It took... Read more

Diagnosis

Thursday, April 21, 2011      11 comments

It has been a long month. When I last blogged I was beginning Lent with trying to give up unhealthy snacks for the 6 weeks between Lent and Easter. I did okay, but struggled along with good and bad days. Right after I blogged the last time... Read more

Lenten Discipline all shot to hell.

Thursday, March 24, 2011      6 comments

Well it didn't take long for me to give up my Lenten Discipline. I began every day with good intentions but went to bed every night knowing that I wasn't successful. I have been feeling pretty ill these last few weeks and I have a hard time sta... Read more

Update and a reflection on Discipline

Tuesday, March 08, 2011      2 comments

Hi friends, I can't believe that last time I blogged was in July of 2010. It has been a tough seven months. When last I posted I was bloated with medication and very ill. Not much has changed with my illness but I have finally b... Read more

I have been pushed off of the Wagon and I am trying hard to jump back on....

Wednesday, July 07, 2010      14 comments

This is going to be a long rant. So if you are not up to it you should leave my blog now...LOL It has been a tough few months for me. I have been fighting several auto-immune conditions that are flaring. I am exhausted all of the time and... Read more

Vegan Meatball Sandwich for lunch. Yum (Photos and recipe included)

Monday, June 28, 2010      10 comments

I was at Trader Joe's today, just wandering around looking at all of the vegan frozen foods. I noticed the Meatless Meatballs. The picture on the bag made them look so good. So I picked up a bag of the meatballs and a bag of Trader Joe's Mela... Read more

Supplements can be Dangerous. Be careful how much you take.

Sunday, June 20, 2010      4 comments

I read an article from the Colorado School of Public Health just released today by the American Journal of Epidemiology. The article talks about how supplementing vitamins in a effort to prevent cancer can prove to be more dangerous than helpfu... Read more

Leave the EVOO at the store if you want to lose weight.

Sunday, June 13, 2010      17 comments

I read this blog that does a great job of explaining why adding fat when you cook adds fat to your butt! The blogger is a nutritionist/chef who adds no fat to his foods when he cooks. I will link his site at the end of this post. Nutritio... Read more

Wonderful Mother's Day lunch

Monday, May 10, 2010      8 comments

I grilled today for the first time since last summer. Actually it was the first time I grilled since I gave up meat last year. During the winter, I would occasionally notice my grill sitting on my deck and wonder if I should give it away. In my ... Read more

The taste I crave

Wednesday, April 28, 2010      2 comments

I have been vegan for 11 months and I really haven't missed anything as far as food goes. I am happily eating all of my plant based breakfasts, lunches and dinners. I am in a rut right now and searching for some new dishes. During the chi... Read more

Gardening and philanthropy

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      2 comments

I am planting a garden this year for the first time in years. When my children were little and we chose to live on only one income, I planted a vegetable garden to help with the food bill. It was so long ago I don't even remember what I planted.... Read more

Is this why your diet is on a plateau or you are having trouble loosing weight?

Saturday, April 10, 2010      4 comments

I have had a lot of time on my hands lately so I have been reading other folks blogs here on Spark People. I have been searching exclusively for blogs by people who have been very successful in reaching and then maintaining their weight goals a... Read more


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