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Just an example of different weights and BMR

Monday, August 16, 2010      12 comments

My sister gave me the best advice when she told me not to think of a number but to go as low as my body can handle. There isn't much difference in the BMR for even 10-20 lbs. Here is an example for my 58 years at 61.5 inches. 115 - 14... Read more

A 'Neater' Way to Cook Fish!

Sunday, August 15, 2010      12 comments

I have a HealthZone grill (think Foreman "Wannabe" Grill) and they are awful to clean! I wrapped a piece of frozen salmon (works with Tilapia & Catfish too) in foil and placed it in the heated up grill and cooked 5 minutes - then flipped th... Read more

The bleeding stopped!

Saturday, August 14, 2010      16 comments

Thank you all! The bleeding did stop and it has been 24 hours now! Praise The Lord!! I can breathe easier now. Thank you my wonderful spark buddies! Love you, linda... Read more

WooHoo! He's doing better, fingers crossed!

Friday, August 13, 2010      11 comments

He was still bleeding badly this morning so I took him back to the doctor (thankfully he was in today!). Poor Pop had to pretty much just lay there for over an hour before they got to him - but the bleeding had lessened with his arm elevate... Read more

Thankful on Thursday!

Thursday, August 12, 2010      14 comments

Yesterday my dad fell on the oven door - the oven had been heated to 375 to bake a pizza. He skinned the underside of his forearm from wrist to elbow in a strip about 1" wide. Why am I thankful? Because he didn't get burned. The dama... Read more

Thank you!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010      13 comments

Thank you for the outpouring of love to Ray & Me on our 24th Anniversary yesterday. Ray will be 89 next month and I pray for many more years to share with him. ... and to think, no one thought it would last a year! We love each ... Read more

It's a life sentence!

Monday, August 09, 2010      28 comments

It's a life sentence! emoticon Today Ray & I are married 24 years! Read more

It was terrible! OMG!!

Friday, August 06, 2010      18 comments

I was so glad to wake up from this dream I had last night! It is almost too scary to even write about it. emoticonRead more

It's too hot to think...

Sunday, August 01, 2010      18 comments

... and yet, I need to blog. I have been hugely affected by the heat this past week and my body has been craving pretzels, peanut butter and bread. It led to a temporary 2 lb gain. Today I decided to up my protein and add a slice of... Read more

What are you 'weighting' for?

Tuesday, July 27, 2010      15 comments

Just Do It! Your weight loss challenge is now. Not tomorrow, not next week. This minute. Make the commitment to yourself and don't put it off another minute! So what if you overate before you got here - do the best you can to save... Read more

Fight Fat!

Friday, July 23, 2010      19 comments

I bought this patch to wear on my jeans more than 40 years ago! Then I was too embarrassed to wear it because I was fat! I put a magnet on it and hid it in my utility ... Read more

RE: the Calorie Differential Challenge

Wednesday, July 21, 2010      9 comments

I was spark-mailed yesterday and asked if it is ok to use the information coming from a "Go-Wear" instead of the SP reports. Of course! So today I am just adding that it doesn't matter where you find your BMR; if your source of infor... Read more

If you have to ask, you can't afford it...

Monday, July 19, 2010      20 comments

I ran across this sentence the other day and it made me think of my daily food plan. Sadly there are many food choices that this can apply to. If I have to ask how many calories - then I know I cannot afford it. But this is a lifestyl... Read more

Really, we all do have days and weeks like this! You will persevere!

Sunday, July 18, 2010      8 comments

I am involved in an ongoing Daily Calorie Differential Challenge at the By The Numbers Spark Team. This challenge was the brainchild of LOPEYP, one of our wonderful team leaders! This was not my best week - I post it only to show other sparkie... Read more

: - ) oh my goodness lol

Thursday, July 15, 2010      18 comments

My great friend Tony, OneReallyBigDog here at SP, sent me this link. www.coolestone.com/media
/1384/Underwear-Cops/ Enjoy a chuckle on us! Love, Linda Read more


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