Hi, today is day 6 of Whole30 and I'm loving how mentally alert I feel and how I'm able to stay focused on tasks which I haven't been able to do for quite some time.
I woke up this morning grumpy and headachey. Also, **feeling** like thi... Read more
I don't even know if my dear Sparkfriends from FIVE years ago are still here, but if you are, hello and I MISS our interactions!
Why is it SO hard for me to find my spark again! I lost 63 pounds and kept it off for a good 18 months. I was... Read more
I just wanted to say hello and I MISS you all! I've been pretty much inactive on SP for at least a 18 months. TOO long! And I need help!
I've done pretty good the last 18 months with my eating--in fact, I hadn't had sugar since April 201... Read more
I'm THRILLED beyond words that today marks 90 full days of no refined sugar, pasta or rice, and very little white flour [been trying the last month not to eat any]. Rejoicing in God's grace that has empowered me with desire to change. And SO g... Read more
Hi everyone! Well, the last two weeks have been a whirlwind, but OH so wonderful!
But first things first, today is day 86 for no refined sugar, rice and pasta, and VERY little white flour. This is the LONGEST I've ever gone--period--WIT... Read more
Hi everyone, this will be quick but I just HAD to share this funny story!
Today, Mary came in and announced, "Mom, Emma is making a nest." WHAT! Her babies aren't even a month old! Next Mary runs in the house excitedly announcing, "Mom, Emm... Read more
Hi everyone. I posted the other day that it had been 40+ days since eating refined sugar, pasta and rice, and VERY little white flour, and NOTHING changing on the scale. Today is day 45! Wooohooo! This is the longest I believe I've ever gone... Read more
Here is a link to some of my health goals:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5336694
In addition to the coconut oil and the raw honey and real salt, I also had started oil pulling... Read more
Hi everyone! Finally, we're back from our trip for Jonathan's graduation. We had THE best time with my family! 700 miles sure are a LONG way away--and it seems further, the older I get! One FUN thing is that my mom and I both qualified for a... Read more
This is my 3rd week of changing my focus from losing weight to embracing a healthier lifestyle. I've cut refined sugar, flour, rice and pasta from my diet; however, I've still eaten corn tortilla chips, and I had some french fries yesterday at ... Read more
Starting Week 3 of no refined sugar, flour, pasta and rice.
Last night I did have a sweet tooth so I made some homemade Hot Fudge LaraBars: dates, pecans, cocoa and vanilla in the food processor until it forms a ball. I took about 1 TBS ... Read more