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Day 6 of the 21 Day Tame Sugar Cravings Challenge

Tuesday, February 09, 2016      2 comments

Today was different from all prior days - I felt tired, not energetic like yesterday. I tried to figure out why but only came up with - maybe it's because of lower sugar consumption. I don't know. I did follow the food pan, and had no extra ... Read more

Day 5 of the 21 Day Sugar Taming Challenge

Monday, February 08, 2016      3 comments

Phew, after lunch I feel like eating something extra ---- NO, stop, change your thinking now. Picked up a book my friend gave me "Hinds Feet on High Places" - it has saved me from turmoil more than once. Still have the rest of the day to ... Read more

Day 4 of the 21 Day Challenge

Sunday, February 07, 2016      4 comments

Another day behind me and I did all the right things. It seems too easy. Today we had to take a quiz about sugar and all the names it has. I always did read labels on products, but believe me I had no idea sugar lurks in just about everything... Read more

Again Another Start

Friday, February 05, 2016      4 comments

How many starts am I going to take before I accomplish something? I know now that I have the sugar addiction very bad. Thursday, 2/3/16, I began something new....The 21-Day Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge right here in SparkPeople. Why keep s... Read more

Tough Start

Thursday, January 21, 2016      1 comments

It's Day 2 of my new start and believe me it was tough keeping out of the cookies. Once they're gone for my husband's lunches I can breathe much easier. I've done this ritual before as some of you know. For very odd reasons I think I can go o... Read more

50 Snacks Under 50 Calories

Sunday, June 07, 2015      4 comments

Some great snacks under 50 calories....enjoy 50 Best Snacks Under 50 Calories By Keri M. Gans, R.D. 1. 1⁄2 medium apple, baked, topped with 1 Tbsp low fat yogurt sprinkled with cinnamon (45 calories) 2. 1⁄2 small banana, frozen ... Read more

New Serenity Prayer

Saturday, June 06, 2015      2 comments

For today I just had to share something Fr. James Martin S.J. wrote in FB: God grant me the serenity to remember that I am not You. emoticonRead more

New - Walk Before Eating

Friday, June 05, 2015      4 comments

I am so intent on losing weight and belly fat, I started something new this morning. Before breakfast I walked 10 minutes. Apparently, according to several studies, being exposed to sunlight between 8 a.m. and 12 noon reduces the risk of wei... Read more

PC Problems

Friday, May 29, 2015      0 comments

It's difficult to keep track of things like Facebook and SparkPeople without my email. Something is terribly wrong with my laptop; Firefox won't let me use all the sites I normally use because of a "proxy server" issue. I have to use Internet E... Read more

Thought For Today - Perfectionism

Sunday, May 24, 2015      3 comments

I just read something that I want to share with everyone. It's about Perfectionism from Nick Ortner, writer, (about Tapping)‎, in Facebook. There is a tapping group here in SP. If Tapping is new to you, check out this website: www... Read more

Holiday Warning

Saturday, May 23, 2015      5 comments

emoticon SparkPeople -- hope your Memorial Weekend is going well. Remember this doesn't give you the go-ahead... Read more

Give It Away

Monday, May 04, 2015      3 comments

I've been selecting some extra "stuff" in my kitchen cabinets, washing and wrapping glasses getting them ready to give away. There are two of us and I still have enough dinner/glassware to serve a bunch of people. Time to clean house I think! ... Read more

Keep Praying!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015      1 comments

Did you ever feel like the world is caving in on all sides? With all the news of turmoil everywhere, in the U.S. with the protests, in Nepal with the earthquake and the number of people killed, it's so sad. We need to pray, not just for oursel... Read more

Weight Loss Is Not The Only Answer

Thursday, April 16, 2015      4 comments

Everyone here wants to lose some weight. That seems to be a universal quest. But many of us can't put the food down in time even though we truly want to do that. It's like a curse. We may have inherited the dreaded habit from a relative with... Read more

Giving Up Something For Lent?

Friday, February 20, 2015      4 comments

from St. Jude Looking for something to give up for Lent? Give up resentment and become more forgiving. Give up hatred and return good for evil. Give up complaining and be more grateful. Give up pessimism and become more hopeful. G... Read more

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