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Tracking Food

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      4 comments

For the split Team Challenge we listed 5 things we are Thankful for. We have to pick one of the words and take a letter from it and write a blog. My word is HEALTH and the letter I picked is T Tracking the food I eat has been helpful. ... Read more

Beating Self Conscience

Sunday, June 22, 2014      12 comments

When I started this journey I wouldn't go any where with out putting on a long sleeve shirt that covered me. Even when the weather was hot. Now that I am wearing clothes 2 sizes smaller then when I started, I don't give it a second thought to ju... Read more

Taste of Home Cooking School

Sunday, October 20, 2013      9 comments

Saturday I went to the Taste of Home Cooking School featuring Culinary Specialist Eric Villegas. This is the second year my sister has invited me to go with her and her friends. They do 10 recipes each show and use products given to t... Read more

Do you lick the lid when you open yogurt

Thursday, September 19, 2013      15 comments

Lunch time at work we were all having yogurt. I always lick the lid when I open my yogurt, and wasn't sure if I should do there. I skipped it that day, but watched the others as they licked the lid of their yogurt. I said I wonder if any... Read more

Remind Myself To Eat Slow

Tuesday, August 20, 2013      2 comments

After reading a blog. LETHA wrote made my stop and think of how I eat. At 4:30 am eating slow is no problem. The rest of the day is a question. Do I really know what I am eating? What did it taste like? Was it in my calorie rang... Read more

Volunteering Time

Monday, August 19, 2013      1 comments

Every year we volunteer our time to work in a food stand at the New York Woodsmen s Field Days that is held in Boonville New York.This year it was August 16-17-18. Friday night my husband and I took time out to walk in the 5K WALK that i... Read more

Making The Right Choices

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      4 comments

What makes me go off track? I give in and eat a food I haven't had in a long time. Why do I have an off day? I wait to long between meals. What trigger's me to eat the wrong food? I am in a hurry so I eat what ever... Read more

The Challenge

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      2 comments

Dear Believers emoticon Some of us have finished our second Split Team Challenge together and gained ... Read more

Meditation Blog

Monday, July 22, 2013      3 comments

As I sit in my quiet house, I close my eyes and relax. I see myself sitting at our camp sight.The sun is shining on the pond in front of me.A fish jumps out of the water and makes a splash.This makes the water ripple. I watch the ripple get bigg... Read more

How I cut my sugar cravings

Thursday, July 18, 2013      7 comments

Cutting sugar cravings is the hardest challenge I have met. My husband and father in law like deserts because my mother in law baked all the time when she was alive. To them it isn't a meal with out desert. I do all of the baking and it... Read more

Invitation to my mind

Monday, July 15, 2013      7 comments

Dear Mind You are Invited To Return To Our Journey To Healthy Living,that we agreed to take. During meditation you wander.I am leaving notes so I remember to do the things I have planed for the day. This has been a long journey t... Read more

Learning How to Dress

Saturday, May 11, 2013      2 comments

When do you stop thinking you have to wear loose clothes to cover your over sized body? I still wear long shirts to cover my butt. A long sleeved shirt to cover my arms when I go out. When I look in the mirror my pant legs are to wide and ... Read more

Happy Days Are Here

Sunday, April 07, 2013      1 comments

The snow is starting to go. The days are warmer and it looks like rain for most of the week. Today I went to Lowe's and bought plants and seeds for the garden. The warm sun will make my front porch like a green house as day light is longe... Read more

Did you ever taste a RAW sweet potato?

Thursday, February 28, 2013      4 comments

When I was making Light and Spicy Scalloped Sweet Potatoes, I wondered what raw sweet potato tasted like so I tried a slice. What a SURPRISE ,it had a bite like raw turnip, so I tried a slice from the baking dish that had coriander,cumin and... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I forgot the joy I found in cooking

Monday, January 21, 2013      36 comments

When I joined Spark People it was only to loose weight. I rewarded my self with the Spark People Cook Book when I lost 25 pounds. I have found many new foods and recipes. Eggplant was only a purple vegetable I walked by, but is in m... Read more


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