I had decided that I really didn't want to exercise today. It's Saturday, it's August, it's summer, it's...I just didn't want to. But then I thought, if I don't I'm letting down my Team that I just joined the Official 10-Minute Daily Exercise St... Read more
I was just reading the Slowest Loser blog for the week about how Wall Street(big business) is making us fat and of course more in debt. At the end he asked how do you keep yourself from wanting and buying more.
Well for one thing money, or... Read more
Recently in one the threads there was a question about what causes you to overeat or go off track. People listed things like stress, late night eating, family occasions... I kept saying while I was reading, I no longer did that or that or that;... Read more
Since I tried raspberry iced tea many years ago I've loved it. I truly hate to think about the about of calories in, since it never requires sweeteners. I missed it when I changed my eating habits, I had even give up Zero Coke in for water, gre... Read more
I truly did expect the scale to have moved in the direction I wanted it to, after all I had only been using my little mini-stepper for a week, but it did. I mean I've read some of the Spark articles that warn you shouldn't be surprised if you ha... Read more
Ok I thought the mini-stepper would be a good solution for days when it wasn't a good idea to take a walk, which happens a lot in Wyoming. I thought it would be good for that but not a challenge, I was wrong. It is challenging, but I've been on ... Read more
One of the things I've been reading about for some time is to set rewards for yourself for goals reached, well I've finally done that. Of course, most of rewards are books. For every ten pounds lost I can either order books from Sci fi book club... Read more
One of the things I find most helpful is on large index card I list the recipe, where I can locate that recipe, and what if anything I need special for that recipe. I started this after planning to try new recipes, getting the stuff I needed, th... Read more
The down is the fact I've put on weight since I had to change my antidepressant. The good thing it is working well, so I'm not depressed about the weight gain. I'm just more dedicated to portioning, and recording what I eat. The big upside is I'... Read more
I made four new recipes in May. I made Virtually Fat-free Delicious Banana Bread which was very good, here's the link to that recipe recipes.sparkpeople.com/ recipe-detail.asp?recipe=5 4001 it's a Spark recipe.
I mad... Read more
I sure you have notice my obsession with food. There is a reason, I have found if I don't make plans to try new dishes, or to do some my favorite light recipes like Ginger Orange Tofu(big favorite) I will make easy old recipes. These old easy re... Read more
The yogurt I made yesterday was great, tasty, wonderful. What can I say it was just plain good. It is different slightly from store bought, even if you use it to start it, it is not as tart. It was great with fruit, I had it with strawberries, ... Read more
I had already stopped buy those little things of yogurt and was buy only the large tubs of plain yogurt, which I could flavor myself or use plain in recipes. That saved me a lot.
But yesterday and today I made my first batch of yogurt. Yes... Read more
Actually I have plans for several dinners, when I went shopping Friday I got the ingredients for several new recipes; that is recipes I haven't tried before. You know how you try to keep things interesting when you are trying to eat healthy by s... Read more