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Green, Eggs and Spam Quinoa Muffins

Sunday, January 31, 2016      5 comments

It's no secret that my new favorite grain is quinoa (see my recipe for Cranberry Quinoa Muffins
1/12/cranberry-qu... Read more

Things I'm Doing Right

Friday, January 01, 2016      7 comments

Taking all my meds when I'm supposed to. Spoke up for myself at work. Came up with an incentive system for nutrition and fitness tracking. I will try to post a list of things I'm doing right every time I write a blog post this year.... Read more

My Motivation For Losing Weight

Saturday, December 19, 2015      5 comments

The Winter 5% Challenge is starting soon. Before every challenge we are asked to list our top 10 reasons for wanting to lose weight. Since I have been stable but stuck at the same weight for a couple of years now, I thought it would be a good id... Read more

Cranberry Quinoa Muffins

Saturday, November 14, 2015      4 comments

Quinoa is my new favorite grain!! A 1/2 cup of cooked quinoa contains 6 grams of protein, 3 grams of fiber and 10% your daily requirement of iron. ... Read more

A Halloween Pic and a Request

Saturday, October 31, 2015      5 comments

This is from our office Halloween party. I am on the far left. Still recovering from another nasty sinus infection. I got in a walk with hubby yes... Read more

Cranberry Chia Oatmeal

Sunday, October 11, 2015      5 comments

I am not a big fan of oatmeal. I have always found it fairly bland. One time, at a restaurant, I wasn't feeling good so I ordered oatmeal. They brough... Read more

Spite Eating- Is that a thing?

Thursday, October 08, 2015      8 comments

So today I had something strange happen, at least for me. At lunch time I went in the break room at work to heat up my food. I almost always take my lunch away from work. While I was waiting for the microwave, one of my co-workers asked me... Read more

Making a Vision Board

Thursday, August 06, 2015      8 comments

The other day, while hanging out on Sparkpeople, I read a comment from my friend Laura(FITFORMYKIDS). She had "found" some pounds which were previousl... Read more

Lots of Changes =Good Stress?

Saturday, July 11, 2015      8 comments

Spent the last week on a very relaxing vacation at my in-laws house in Oregon. They were very understanding of the emotional upheaval we have been through over the past month and a half. It took me 3 days to feel like a normal person again. ... Read more

Releasing Emotions

Wednesday, June 03, 2015      6 comments

As I mentioned in my previous blog, I did not raise my voice, or even cry, when the incident with my son's girlfriend occurred. Since then I have also had to deal with my son being verbally abusive. Again, I did not raise my voice and cried ver... Read more

Family Drama - Again :-(

Monday, May 25, 2015      17 comments

I had a bad feeling for a couple of days. My son and his girlfriend (who both live with us) were on edge and high energy (not a good combination). They started deep cleaning the house and rearranging all our stuff. We were nice about it, but ... Read more

Don't Laugh, Please!! (video blog)

Saturday, May 09, 2015      4 comments

My video review of PKB - the Portable Kettlebell - I think I look pretty goofy, but it was a good experience.... Read more

PKB - the Portable Kettlebell Review (sponsored)

Saturday, May 09, 2015      0 comments

As part of my journey to a healthier me, I like trying different types of exercise. I always enjoy working out with my hand weights and exercise bands, but I wanted to try something new. I was thrilled when the people at Advantage asked me... Read more

Photos from Our Vacation - Drought Related

Saturday, April 04, 2015      7 comments

I'm sure many of you have heard about the drought we are having here on the West Coast, but unless you live here, it might be hard to visualize. Hubby and I went to South Lake Tahoe this last week for vacation. We took some pictures to show ho... Read more

My Weight Loss Motivation

Sunday, March 29, 2015      7 comments

As part of the Spring 5% Challenge, I have been asked to list my 10 motivations for losing weight. Honestly, I've been struggling with motivation for quite some time. I have been very motivated to maintain, but not so motivated to lose. Rece... Read more

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