My Spark Friend Freelady inspired me today with her blog.
Tomorrow, we will be going out for lunch with some out-of-town guests. I usually fall on my face when going out to eat. So, here is my plan:
Sparkling Water with lemon
Salad wi... Read more
Learning from Martha
My devotions today included the story of Mary and Martha as they served Christ. A few years back, a wonderful Christian friend asked me, "But what if Martha had been prepared for company?" Wow. I had never thought of that before. Martha was i... Read more
Was cleaning out some computer files today and found this:
"The Toddler Miracle Diet"
>> > Americans are always on the lookout for a new
>> > diet. The trouble with most diets is that you don't
>> > get enough to eat (the starv... Read more
What difference does it make anyhow?
Yep, that was the message going through my head today. - What difference does it make anyhow? I'll go ahead and eat that. I'll go ahead and have one of those. I'll go ahead and . . . - What difference does it make anyways? Afterall, nobody ca... Read more
What in the world!
I don't know what else to say. The only thing I can think of is "What in the World!" Did you know that 2 stalks of celery have as much salt in them as 1.5 Tbsp of peanut butter! A full 110 mg of salt. Something just doesn't seem right here. ... Read more
As I look back at the month and consider my progress, I am a little disappointed with the scale. I have been fluctuating in weight all month with a low of 79.3 on the 10th.
In other areas I am pleased. The apple a day has become a real hab... Read more
My hubby loves making up words when he can't find one that fits his purpose, so I thought I would follow suit. If you like to do the same, we are in good company. Did you know that Shakespeare invented more than 700 words, like assassin and fa... Read more
Breaking it down
Okay, since the challenge started, I have been aiming for those 120 minutes a day, but since my cardio workout is usually the mini trampoline, 120 mintues at a time could just likely drive me crazy. But, I have found that breaking it down into ... Read more
Going it by the numbers
Okay. I have never been much of one for numbers and stats, though I was stats keeper for jr. high football and high school basketball. My hubby is the more analitical one. I find stats more fun than necessary, so here goes - the starting stat... Read more
Why I want to be a big loser.
Growing up, I always struggled with my weight. I was the pudgey one in the class. You know, the one who was always the last one picked for every team. Things haven't changed much. I have always been the pudgey one. Even at my fittest, weighin... Read more
Winter challenge 2011
Here is my winter challenge committment for 2011
I am committed to eating healthy and exercising regularly.
I am committed to losing 5% of my current weight for the 5% Challenge, which will be 4 kilo.
1. I will weigh in daily and rep... Read more
Train them up in the way they should go
Today we had the son of a friend over for the day. Unfortunately, his mom spent the day at home barfing. So glad we were able to pick J up and keep him busy for the day. That meant cooking some kid-friendly foods like mac and cheese and pizza... Read more
It has been kind of a crazy week, not a whole lot running according to plan. I did get to try a new Spark Recipe today of suffed, twiced baked potatoes. The family loved them. Too bad my plans didn't roll well, cause I missed supper all toget... Read more
Menus, menus, menus
Okay, here we go again. I started tracking my food again this week, which reminded me that I really need to do a better job of planning my menus. So, as part of my committment to journal my bite this month, I am going to be planning my meals b... Read more
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Hitting the ground running
January caught me a little off guard, with the kids on vacation until the 10th, my month didn't start until after school did.
February is starting off much better. As I look back at my January list, I made quite a bit of headway in spite of t... Read more