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Food Rules – Part 1

Monday, May 02, 2011      10 comments

I am reading Food Rules by Michael Pollan, wherein he lists his 64 rules (more like his personal policies rather than hard and fast rules) for eating healthy and wisely. This is based on his other heavily researched based books and his general... Read more

It is Definitely Spring

Friday, April 29, 2011      4 comments

I thought I would give posting pictures a try. Here are a few shots of my irises in bloom. All that rain we have had this year definitely came in handy! Read more

Best Laid Plans...

Wednesday, April 13, 2011      11 comments

I have been gone for the last two weeks on our planned vacation to celebrate DH's retirement and our 35th wedding anniversary. emoticonRead more

Drum Roll Please!

Thursday, March 24, 2011      31 comments

I finally got around to entering my recent 2-pound loss and did the math - I have officially lost 50 pounds! emoticon... Read more

Vitamin D - Who Knew?

Monday, March 21, 2011      16 comments

Are you getting enough Vitamin D? I bet you would think so as long as you are drinking your Vitamin D fortified milk and getting out in the sunlight for at least 15 minutes each day. How hard can that be? Apparently it is more difficult than ... Read more

I am really looking forward to…

Thursday, March 17, 2011      7 comments

. . .the day I am no longer overweight and I can walk into a clothes department – regular sizes – and actually find something I will like enough to buy. emoticonRead more

The Hard Part for me...

Friday, March 11, 2011      10 comments staying on track when I am dining out. I can manage at home, where I am in total control. I have pretty much figured out what I can have in the house and what I can't, so there really aren't too many temptations. It is easy to track, an... Read more

PB, My New BF

Monday, March 07, 2011      8 comments

I always liked it, but I never used to have it that often. Now it is something I have just about every day. Peanut butter can get a bad rap because of its high fat and calorie content, but it really is a healthy choice that can help keep you o... Read more

Successes I Have Had Today...

Sunday, March 06, 2011      11 comments

You know how you slip up and go off track once in awhile? emoticon Well, today was one of those off-track days for ... Read more

March Madness

Tuesday, March 01, 2011      13 comments

February was a productive month, and I reached all goals. emoticon Maybe because it was shorter, but there were d... Read more

Another Healthy Lifestyle Choice

Sunday, February 27, 2011      8 comments

Lowering your sodium intake is definitely a part of a healthy lifestyle. If you are trying to lower your sodium intake (and the new U.S. Nutrition Guidelines, as well as the American Heart Association, encourage keeping it below 1500 mg), you mi... Read more

Goals Set, Goals Met!

Saturday, February 26, 2011      15 comments

These are my goals with progress notes for Week 1 of the 2011 Winter 5% Challenge 1. I will log my daily nutrition and fitness info on the Spark Trackers daily. Read more

Links to Success

Friday, February 25, 2011      16 comments

One of the things I like about SP is that there is so much information about every aspect of attaining a healthy lifestyle. One of the first things I learned was that I could save particularly helpful articles, and they could be stored ever so ... Read more

Timely Information

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      12 comments

I attended my WW meeting this morning, and the focus was portion control emoticon – including ways to deal with it ... Read more

Day 4 – The Simple Truth

Tuesday, February 22, 2011      10 comments

I have been with Spark for two years, have done a lot of reading on the subject of losing weight, and tried many diets over the years. So, I have substantial research and personal experience to back me up (don’t we all, I might add!) when I tel... Read more

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