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My recipe for Salsa Chicken with Quinoa

Wednesday, February 10, 2016      1 comments

The recipe for my Salsa Chicken with Quinoa is really simple! **4 chicken breasts (OR i use chicken thighs so you can plan according to your family's needs) **1 32oz container of Pace salsa (OR use homemade if you like) ** 1lb pa... Read more

Quinoa Test

Monday, February 08, 2016      3 comments

This evening i decided to change things up a bit. Ive had a package of Organic whole grain Quinoa in my pantry for a couple months, nervous to try it out. Tonights meal according to my meal plan was Salsa Chicken. I normally prepare this with... Read more

Life is precious...

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      3 comments

You know those days when you feel like crap? Your tired, just waiting for 8 pm to roll around to put the kids in bed. Nothing seemed to go right and you just want the day over already. I feel that way....then I come across heartbreaking po... Read more

This is a journey....YOUR journey!

Tuesday, February 02, 2016      2 comments

I said this to a friend today and thought i would share this... To be honest you don't need any of those "extras". I think all you need is a good pair of sneakers and the great outdoors! Walking/Running is the best workout for you and its FREE... Read more

Why did i ever leave?!

Friday, January 08, 2016      7 comments

I rededicated myself to my weight loss this week...yet again. I always start with the best intentions and then fall off the wayside a couple days later. Lots of plans, planning and no follow through! This week I realized my goal was too fa... Read more

Immmmmm BACK!!!

Friday, September 25, 2015      6 comments

I took a 2 year "break" from sparks. Wasn't really a break considering i was pregnant, had my son and now I'm dealing with the repercussions of having him (worth every second!) Anyways, Im back to the basics. Nutrition tracking, logging in... Read more

My review on Coconut Oil

Saturday, February 01, 2014      6 comments

I recently purchased some Coconut Oil as I have seen numerous articles and testimonies praising the many uses of this "heavenly" oil. So I decided to test out some of the many uses to see for myself. Here are my reviews on each (I will post the... Read more

Where have I been??

Friday, January 10, 2014      6 comments

I received a sparkmail from a friend asking where I have been for the past year. Don't worry ! I haven't dropped off the face of the earth! lol I have had a very busy year full of ups and downs. In Febuary 2012 i had a miscarriage and got ... Read more

No matter how many times we stumble

Sunday, February 10, 2013      5 comments

This weekend hasn't been good for me. Saturday marked 4 years since my grandma lost her battle with colon cancer. I don't know how but it all still seems so fresh. The pain of losing her still feels like it was yesterday. I know it doesnt really... Read more

A fresh start!

Saturday, February 09, 2013      7 comments

Yesterday morning a friend of mine asked me what I am doing to lose weight...I shared my experience with her including my Beachbody programs and of course, Shakeology. She replied that she was currently doing INsanity but wanted to hear more abo... Read more

Cancelling the Pity Party!!

Saturday, February 02, 2013      14 comments

I found out on thursday that some of my meds are causing weight gain as a side effect. There's nothing I can do except continue to take them to improve my mental health and then we will gradually get me off them when not needed anymore. While I ... Read more

2 steps forward..1 step back

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      7 comments

At the beginning of this week I was 229.2lbs. I wasn't working out as often as I should and I def could have been making healthier choices! This past weekend something "clicked" for me. If I wanted this bad enough....I have to be willing to put ... Read more

Find what works for you!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      1 comments

IT seems like when you are on this journey that everyone has advice and ideas to try. Things that have worked for them. It great for them to share their experiences with others BUT not everyone responds to programs or schedules the same way. ... Read more

Yesterday's Triumphs :)

Tuesday, January 29, 2013      3 comments

I got 40 min of reorganizing my front entry way and basement. I put together a bunch of shelving to hold all my canning supplies down there. Well I was up and down the stairs, seriously sweating! lol Afterwards I was thinking this counts as a wo... Read more

Letter to the future 10 weeks!

Monday, January 28, 2013      6 comments

Good morning sunshine! It's good to see you well on your way to becoming yourself again! You are more fitness oriented. You have goals you want to achieve and you have the tools to make it happen! You are continuing to plan out the family ... Read more

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