Book Review: The Omnivore's Dilemma
Thursday, September 01, 2011      3 comments

If you aren't sure local/organic fruits and veggies and local/organic/patstured meats and eggs aren't worth the hassle or the money, you need to read this book. More than a... Read more
Book Review: Eat Fat, Lose Fat
Saturday, August 27, 2011      2 comments

This book is the diet recommended by the Weston A. Price foundation. It's very similar to a Paleo/Primal diet. The main difference is the WAPF allows the consumption of "tr... Read more
Book Review: Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It
Friday, August 26, 2011      7 comments

There is a lot of speculation in this book, but the speculation is based in scientific research. Taubes is not a health professional; he's a journalist and he does not inte... Read more
Book Review: Everyday Paleo
Thursday, August 25, 2011      2 comments

I originally posted this book review on the Paleo Diet team's forum, but I decided I'd put this (and future book reviews) here, as well. Everyday Paleo by Sarah Fragos... Read more
More changes.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      1 comments

So much has changed since my last blog post here on Spark. Right after I was elected leader of my TOPS group, my husband was offered a transfer/promotion and we moved to a new state. So, I transferred to a new TOPS group and I've continued atte... Read more
A Few Changes
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      4 comments

It's been a while since I posted to my Spark blog. I've made some more changes to my weight loss plan. I had been using the Weight Watchers program (first while attending the meetings and later on my own), but I knew writing down every single th... Read more
Eat Real Food
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      6 comments

There was a question posted recently on one of my teams. The poster asked how much everyone else spent on groceries every week. There was a really interesting range of answers from those who were proud of how little they spent to those who were ... Read more
New Weight Loss Support Group
Friday, January 07, 2011      6 comments

After attending WW for a few months, I decided I needed a better support group. I like the WW plan--particularly the new one!--and I plan to keep following it. But, the meetings just didn't have the community atmosphere I was looking for. So, I ... Read more
Thinking About a Change
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      4 comments

I am currently a member of Weight Watchers and attend the weekly meetings. I like the WW plan--especially the new one--but I'm starting to question whether I want to keep paying $40 a month for the meetings. I like having the accountability of a... Read more
Starting Over Again
Friday, September 24, 2010      9 comments

This isn't my first weight loss attempt. Shocking, I know. I start, I do well for a while, I get bored with it, I start to gain again. After the last run through this cycle I decided to get off the weight loss wagon for good and just focus on ma... Read more