Happy Birthday to Me!
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      8 comments

So...yesterday was my 48th birthday! Dang - how did I get here? I've always loved having my birthday at the end of May - I get a three day weekend for a present every year! To celebrate I revisited my youth by going to one of the club sh... Read more
Get In My Belly: 05/27 - o6/05/2012
Sunday, May 27, 2012      2 comments

Whew! As the weather heats up here in Vegas - I start craving crisp, cool salads. I need to get more raw veggies in my diet - but also need to keep an eye on my protein intake, so I thought about making a Nicoise salad of some sort. I seemed ... Read more
Get In My Belly: 05/21 - o5/25/2012
Monday, May 21, 2012      1 comments

Getting back on track despite my hormones not wanting to cooperate - so this week's vegan pre-portioned grab-n-go meal is Tofu Aloo Gobi (Potato and Cauliflower Curry) from the Vegan Express cookbook. Here tofu stands in for paneer cheese... Read more
Ugh. off the rails - trying to climb back on.
Thursday, May 17, 2012      4 comments

Ever since I came back from my trip to MN, I've been having a tough time staying on track. I think I have a major case of burn out on everything - from my job, to my band, to my gallery - and that is effecting my dedication to Spark as well. H... Read more
Friday, May 11, 2012      0 comments

Finally! Friday! Kind of burnt out from doing something after work every night this week: Monday - gym, Tuesday - co-op meeting then trivia, Wednesday - gym, Thursday - band rehearsal, Friday - gym then dinner with the husband to celebrate... Read more
Long Day Yesterday!
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      1 comments

Whew! Full day back at work, then a good, productive meeting at the arts co-op for the gallery. Walked downstairs from the meeting to the coffeehouse - and ran smack into my trivia team mates ready to take on the world. We came in secon... Read more
YAY! The Gym!
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      3 comments

As I had mentioned before, I meant to work out while on a business trip - but that just didn't happen. I did walk miles and miles through downtown Minneapolis checking out the sites though! Finally got back to the gym tonight - and I was s... Read more
Get In My Belly: 05/05 - o5/11/2012
Monday, May 07, 2012      3 comments

Back home and back on Spark! This week's vegan entree is Brown Rice and Lentil Loaf (from the Candle Cafe cookbook) with Wild Mushroom Gravy (Candle Cafe) and Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes (Appetite for Reduction). ... Read more
Back to Spark!
Monday, May 07, 2012      1 comments

Whew! That was a crazy three weeks or so! Sorry for the absence everyone! Work kind of got away from me the past month. Coordinated a last minute exhibit of about 40 artifacts from our museum's collection. Flew to Minneapolis and instal... Read more
Little time for reflection today!
Monday, April 09, 2012      2 comments

Dang! Spring has sprung and all of a sudden I'm swamped at work. I work by myself in a closed museum, so it's kind of out of the ordinary to get slammed with inquiries and things to do. Anywhooooo - this weekend was, ah, interesti... Read more
Get In My Belly: 04/08 - o4/13/2012
Saturday, April 07, 2012      2 comments

Yummm! This week's homemade vegan entrée is Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin-Mustard Tofu from the Appetite for Reduction cookbook. At mere 140 calories per 3 lettuce wraps, this recipe rocks! Anytime I had tried to make pan-fried tofu in the ... Read more
Taking matters into my own hands
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      4 comments

So. After two weeks of gaining .5 a pound each week - I decided to compare Spark to WW as far as calories go. I lost a significant amount of weight on WW about 6 years ago - and even made goal, but of course, I gained it all back because I sla... Read more
Another week to go for it!
Monday, April 02, 2012      4 comments

It's Monday! After a second week of scale disappointment, I'm glad to turn the page to new week. I don't know what I can change to make the scale move, but I'm just going to keep on keeping on. Overall, I feel better and I'm finally ... Read more
Get In My Belly: 04/01 - o4/06/2012
Sunday, April 01, 2012      1 comments

This week's home cooked, grab on the the go meal is Tempeh Helper from the Appetite for Reduction cookbook. I didn't have any tempeh handy - but I did have a bag of frozen Quorn Crumbles, so I just substituted. Wasn't a big fan of it after I m... Read more
It's a Lifestyle, Right?
Friday, March 30, 2012      1 comments

OK, OK! I admit it - to myself and the Sparkworld - I totally blew it last night! Margaritas, corn tortillas, shrimp fajitas - oh my! (hold the sour cream) But you know? I'm not going to beat myself up over it. Even back when I was doi... Read more

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