Hello again everyone. For those of you who do not already know, I am back in Florida now. So I went and registered with the MCHD. Upon one of my visits they had me schedule a fasting Bloodwork. Then I went in for my periodic EKG. Then I was sche... Read more
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We are 5 days into our NEW YEAR, HAPPY 2011.
For many of us this means new resolutions and new goals. I for one will be doing both. I did not meet my goals for last year. In fact I actually ... Read more
Here is a recipe I just did for chicken and dumplings last night. I love C&D but because of the sodium I could not eat it. Now that my BP is under control I decided to try it again but with less sodium. It is lower in sodium but still not sodium... Read more
I was reading a post with the following link.
www.sparkpeople.com/comm unity/ask_the_experts.asp? q=47
I personally found this to be very interesting. For starters we consume plain water(Good ol` H2O) for the benefit... Read more
Just came up with this and decided to make it for dinner. Wanted to share with everyone. Here is the link to the recipe on Sparkrecipes.com:
recipes.sparkpeople.com/ recipe-detail.asp?recipe=8 81142 ... Read more
Today was a great day. I have accomplished a lot but my weight loss has slowed down. I decided to weigh myself today, one day early, and I only lost 1/2 a pound. I am not too worried though. I know that as we lose it will start slowing down and ... Read more
For many people this is the time of year we get stuck inside all day when we are not at work. The snow storms, winter storms, Blizzards, and Icy roads. So to prepare I usually stock up on soups and 100 calorie snacks because we all get the munch... Read more
I can remember back to 1969 and we were at my grandparents house. We had just moved to Florida from Virginia and my parents were looking for a place to live. In the meantime we were staying with my father's mother and step father in Davie , F... Read more
Well this is a new year and a new quest for health. As of today I am finally down to 233.5 pounds and hopefully I will continue to drop. For all of you who are struggling and wanting to just throw your hands up and quit, DON"T!!!!!!!!!!. I start... Read more
I was reading the article about how Japan outlawed obesity and another today about the rising cost of Obesity in America. I think if the doctors want to correct the issue they need to educate and retrain people on eating. It needs to begin in th... Read more
Well first let me clarify by saying that I cannot change doctors. I go to the Free Clinic and I see a different doctor each visit. And yes each doctor has a totally different view point on my health. This was; however the most embarrassing exper... Read more
For many years I lived with very high blood pressure. I used to stop off at Winn Dixie grocery stores once a week to just check my blood pressure. It was always in the range of 160 - 210 over 100 - 130. This continued for about 5 years or so. Th... Read more
In the 25 days I have been with Sparkpeople I've read an alarming amount of posts from members who are so afraid of failure that they are even nervous about vacations and having fun with their family. I started SP to lose weight, feel better and... Read more
I'm having trouble sleeping tonite so I decided to reflect on my last and only 4 weeks with sparkpeople and what lead me to them. I found this site totally by mistake. I was surfing the web for a diet program I thought I could afford and sounded... Read more
Well I have read posts from others about how their co-workers make them feel like trying to eat healthier isn't that important. I never really put much thought into it till recently. I even advised one person on a post to just tell them to but_ ... Read more