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I will NOT quit pledge
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      2 comments

So I'm browsing around my SparkPeeps' pages, and one of them posted this. I like it. And I believe it. Will you? "Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue... Read more
Going to try this notion
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      4 comments

I've been doing food combining eating plans for so long, that it's still hard for me to eat something as simple as a cold cut sandwich with full-fat cheese & margarine. While on my Acadian Festival trip with Mom, who is pre-diabetic, told me h... Read more
Of Festivals, End of Summer and Overall Health
Sunday, September 09, 2012      2 comments

This past Labour Day weekend, Mom & I visited Prince Edward Island (the home of Anne of Green Gables), for an Acadian Festival in Mom’s home village. Just like any down-home type of gathering, there was food. And I mean food. And REALLY good ... Read more
The Meatatarian enjoyed Veggie Patties
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      3 comments

Tonight is Pancake Night for supper, and for the last few months, I've been trying to find a tasty protein to go with it. I thought about chicken or turkey sausages, but I knew they'd take too long to cook for supper tonight. I strolled do... Read more
My birthday
Thursday, August 16, 2012      6 comments

I don't usually brag about my birthday, although it's what my inner voice loves to do. Today is my birthday, and so far, it was a pretty good one. I had lobster. I had pizza. I had amazing sex. I'm still on vacation. I ... Read more
I think I'm ready
Thursday, August 09, 2012      5 comments

Blueberrries - 2 x 100g bags - Check! Cherries -3 x 15 pieces - Check! Apples - 2 fresh - Check! Skim milk - 1L - Check! Pineapple - 1 large container + 2 fruitcups - Check! Strawberry Shortcake - 2 yogurts, 2 small angel food cakes, 1... Read more
Overtraining. Me. Really?!
Thursday, August 09, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday, I pulled an oblique muscle. I knew it wasn't the lower back, the glute or sciatica, just by how it felt, and what I do that makes it hurt. Earlier this month, I had a charlie horse in one leg, and the other leg keeps threateni... Read more
Geez, I can't stand "Hopeless Mondays"
Monday, July 30, 2012      4 comments

I'm trying not to whine, really. But today, I feel like I should turn around and just go home. Not that I think it would help, but at least I wouldn't be around people today. *sigh* 1) I started TOM. I'm disappointed, because I ... Read more
Where was this site when I needed it? :-D
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      6 comments

I finally decided to try one of the apricots I bought last week at groceries. I have a 3-lb basket worth of them, and I was hoping I would like them enough to try them for the rest of the week. So far, I'm right. :-D Then I wondered.... ... Read more
A Sunday morning check-in
Sunday, July 08, 2012      4 comments

*yawn* *stretch* *sluuuuuuurp!* Ahhh.... Thought I'd post this morning, since I have a moment of peace while Someone Else uses the big lawn mower. Yesterday was fun, way over on foods, but he cooked, so I will not complain. Dorl... Read more
HELP! Need a better flavour idea than Dill!
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      7 comments

So I got talked into cooking salmon tonight for supper. It's not that I don't like salmon, but I don't love it. I've always had a hard time cooking it so it's moist, but actually cooked all the way through. Steak & pork chops and chicken I've... Read more
New Brunswick and Nova Scotia SparkRally
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      6 comments

On June 23rd, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (Canadian provinces) will host our first SparkRally! In Halifax, it will be held at The Prospect Road Community Centre starting at 11am. INSH8P(Gail) is the contact person, and you can look forwa... Read more
Thursday, May 17, 2012      7 comments

It's official: I finally fit into size 14's. I bought my first pair of size 14 pants today, the first ones in about 30 years. Really. That makes 135 lbs off and 12 dress sizes down. AND the pants were on sale!! Yay me. *grins*... Read more
SparkRally in Atlantic Canada is ON!
Monday, May 14, 2012      4 comments

Calling all Atlantic Canadians! We will be holding a SparkRally on June 23! We're still planning the finer details, and we're trying hard to keep it FREE! Mark your calendar, this is the first SparkRally in this area! There are p... Read more
Planning a SparkRally in Atlantic Canada
Saturday, May 05, 2012      4 comments

Hey Sparkers! So I'm going to try planning a SparkRally in Atlantic Canada for soon, and for those of you here, I'm wondering which Saturday would work best for you. My options at the moment are: May 26 June 2 June 23 July 7 J... Read more

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