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One Hot Mess

Monday, January 26, 2015      8 comments

Okay perhaps the "hot" should have been left out. The last six weeks have been a drama laden, pity party. 1. Just before Christmas, hubby got laid off. Oh yes and we were hosting both Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Dinner. So now ... Read more

Here comes the Stupor Bowl

Sunday, January 25, 2015      5 comments

First of all I am not a big sports fan to begin with. I have never understood why massive quantities of greasy and calorie laden food need to be consumed surrounding a sporting event. It's not like the fans will be expending energy like the athl... Read more

Ton of Fun Weigh-in!

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      8 comments

Made it to the weigh-in, it was good to see familiar faces and a bunch of new. There were some new partners for this challenge too. Feeling a bit weak, I just took the info and return home. Still doing mostly the BRAT diet thing, Bland is good, ... Read more

Oh Crap!!! Weigh is tomorrow!

Sunday, January 04, 2015      7 comments

My weight is down three pounds since December 18th, 2015 hasn't been very kind so far, and having tons of mucus, a sore throat and the worst case of conjunctivitis, my doctor has ever seen, has not left me with much of an appetite lately, Okay... Read more

Baby New Year's First Steps ... SPLAT!?!?

Thursday, January 01, 2015      7 comments

Off to a great start. Not. Nothing planned for today but a cheese tray. All I am interested in is the bland carbs. Perhaps dome apple sauce will help. The Boy Scout motto would have been great to implement, if I only had thought to "be prepar... Read more

Closing Out 2014! Welcome 2015!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      6 comments

Really another year gone by already?! Oh my! Did I achieve my dreams, no! Have I made progress towards my dreams? YES!!!! My self-improvement agenda for 2015 is to d... Read more

Tidings of Comfort and Joy!

Saturday, December 27, 2014      7 comments

Itís a wonderful time of year to remember that EVERYTHING IS A GIFT. Even if it doesnít seem that way at the time. - Lorie Marrero Well I made it through hosting Christmas and Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve dinner - Wigilia is the big one... Read more

You have the same amount of hours in a day as ...

Monday, December 22, 2014      6 comments

(Beyonce's name was listed, but I prefer Ghandi, Mother Teresa) Thankfully we do get to choose how we spend those hours. Sure there are parameters we need to work wit... Read more

Sometimes Things can be a bit Overwhelming.

Saturday, December 20, 2014      6 comments

...like being another year older. That wasn't so bad. Yes I did indulge, but not overindulge. Two celebrations took place, one family which included a decadent boozy cupcake that I split in half. The other was going out my Wine and Whine Mo... Read more

When you're happy and you know it, eat a snack

Friday, December 12, 2014      8 comments

For those of you who haven't seen the new Weight Watchers ad: https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=GNPLuSx_06U Usually I'm not a a fan of commercials and marketing hype, however this ad made me smile as it touched on a tru... Read more

Declare and Believe....

Saturday, December 06, 2014      8 comments

What Sparktacular inspiration is abounding here on SP. First I saw WATERMELLEN's comment about temptation: "Distraction, avoidance, substitution: all better for me than noble resistance. Resistance is futile!! " That says it all i... Read more

Found One More Thing to Be Thankful For

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      7 comments

WARNING *If you are in a good mood you may not want to continue reading* Now that Thanksgiving is over, all the leftovers are gone, my hosting duties are over until Christmas, my stress level has dropped. And you know what comes afte... Read more

My thoughts on Mindless Eating tips

Sunday, November 30, 2014      8 comments

Some tips from Brian Wansink, PhD on Mindless Eating: 1. Serve meals on nine- to ten-inch plates. Any smaller and you'll be going back for seconds; larger, and you'll pile on more to begin with. 2. Take the serving bowls off the table!... Read more

Do we have enough?

Saturday, November 29, 2014      10 comments

It was surprising that there were so many leftovers from our Thanksgiving dinner. There was worry about the turkey being small. We had a smoked turkey this year. Uh, turkey shrinks when smoked. but there was more than enough. One request was bro... Read more

What am I Thankful For...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      6 comments

What am I thankful for: My wise and supportive friends here at SP. EVIE4NOW and DSHONEYC had it right, my sister is caught in hanging on the the past and is a little sad. TRAVELGRRL, she did finally let go the meat stuffing. My son an... Read more


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