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Is it just me or is our motivation slowly fading away?

Wednesday, March 31, 2010      15 comments

The above image if from link below "... most lose their resolution in a slow fade. This means that over time as obstacles arise and excuses mount up, t... Read more

The Cure for Chocolate Addiction

Sunday, March 28, 2010      2 comments

I think I have found the cure for chocolate addiction. All you need to do it go to a chocolate convention with over 400 exhibitors handing out chocolate sample, including some of the best ones in the world. It was fun but both my husband an... Read more

I'm here in Napa

Friday, March 19, 2010      3 comments

We've arrived in Napa and got checked in. Tomorrow is the big chocolate day.... Read more

The Ultimate Chocolate Temptation this Weekend

Thursday, March 18, 2010      4 comments

We're heading to San Francisco for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary. I found out an event I have wanted to go to for years is being held. It is the San Francisco In... Read more

Survey on The Spark

Wednesday, March 17, 2010      5 comments

I just took a survey on The Spark that was sent to me. In taking the survey I found a couple of items on the Bonus Book Site that I had not used. I will use them now. While taking the survey I realized what a difference the book made for m... Read more

Are You Really Savoring Your Apple? An Apple Meditation to Combat Mindless Eating

Tuesday, March 16, 2010      7 comments
le-Meditation/2 The link above will take you to an article that was featured on I promise that you will never eat an apple the same way again after reading the article. So much o... Read more

Learning to Eat on a Regular Plate

Monday, March 15, 2010      4 comments

I have often read that it is a good idea to get rid of the large plates and substitute small plates because one will feel satisfied with less if the entire plate is filled. I would like to suggest that a better idea would be to learn to live wit... Read more

Using the Spark Nutrition Tracker with SparkRecipes Recipe Calculator for Home Cooked Food

Saturday, March 13, 2010      7 comments

I have been adding ingredients for my home cooking in item by item in my food tracker or in the Food Groupings tab. This is very time consuming and has resulted in my not tracking everything in my nutrition tracker for the last few days. I... Read more

Visualizing something you want to do rather than what it looks like

Friday, March 12, 2010      4 comments

Somewhere in Spark I read a statement by TALIMAR that I copied into my notebook that I liked. The statement was "When I use visualization instead of focusing on what I want to look like, I focus on something that I want to do. For instance,... Read more

Taking a Look at Myself - Not Just My Weight

Thursday, March 11, 2010      5 comments

The scale is not the only way to measure progress. It is the most black and white, quickly taken measurement, but there are other alternatives available. Sometimes the... Read more

Tasty Coconut Oil Recipe Ideas and Coconut Oil Use Progress Report

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

Last night I made organic brown rice in my rice cooker and added in a tablespoon of coconut oil. I had heard of coconut rice before so thought why not try. It was extremely... Read more

Pride Comes Before a Fall

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

I am reminded of the old Proverb about pride coming before a fall when I recognize the tendency in myself and others who reach mini goals and become so proud of what they have accomplished that they lose sight of their ultimate goals. This... Read more

Oodles of delicious recipes under 200 calories at this site

Monday, March 08, 2010      8 comments

This morning I've been on a search for recipes with healthy ingredients and found a recipe site blog that looks very promising. The blog states that "This blog’s purpose is... Read more

Today I took my first step towards coconut oil

Sunday, March 07, 2010      8 comments

I have been reading about the benefits of coconut oil now for a couple of weeks but still had not made it to the natural foods store in town to get my extra virgin cold pre... Read more

Could longer exercise sessions be the key to losing weight?

Saturday, March 06, 2010      5 comments

I was presented with a question on my Trivia Quiz yesterday asking what type of exercise was the best at reducing cholesterol levels. The answer was longer sessions rather ... Read more

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