So I was looking for a great broccoli-bake recipe and I ran across this one:
kosherfood.about.com/od/ sidedishes/r/kugel_broccol i.htm
It looks delicious! It does call for 1/4 C of whole wheat flour, which can pr... Read more
you need to read this!
www.proteinpower.com/drm ike/obesity/low-carb-battl es-in-your-brain/
Reader's Digest version:
Why do we fall off the low carb wagon even though we know it makes us healthier and feel... Read more
I've come to the conclusion that the last remaining difficulties on my wellness mission all revolve around my leisure time. I've tackled and subdued most of the other lifestyle problems that I've had over the years, so it's time to beat this one... Read more
One theme you'll see around Sparkpeople a lot is "hope". I think people often lose sight of what they actually mean by that word.
If you mean "I hope I lose weight and get healthier" then you're actually talking about "wishful thinking" no... Read more
So, I hit a plateau a while back. I looked over my spreadsheet where I've recorded my weekly weigh-ins since last June 28 and pondered my "snag".
I hit 206 around November 16, then kept going slowly lower through December. Just after New Ye... Read more
"Whether it's salmon genetically engineered to grow at twice its natural rate or herbicide-resistant corn that encourages the use of more chemicals in our food supply, we have a right to know what's in our food.
"Already, more than 40 count... Read more
A friend from church passed along 4 huge bags of lovely clothes to me with the admonition to take what I can use and pass on the rest to someone else. I told her upfront that I wouldn't fit a size 14 for months yet, but, as long as she didn't m... Read more
~ My book report on Good Calories, Bad Calories ~
WARNING! LONG-WINDEDNESS UP AHEAD!
Much of what I've read about metabolism and wellness in the last six months has been, frankly, life-changing. Maybe once or twice in a lifetime you ru... Read more
People will bemoan the fact that a low-carb diet is "so much more expensive" than what they're currently doing.
I keep my financial information in a set of spreadsheet worksheets, which makes it very easy to analyze where your m... Read more
One of yesterday's FlyMail reminders dealt with forgiving our parents (moms in particular) for making us crazy/poor housekeepers/overweight/having bad self-esteem/etc. I would love to cut and paste the whole exchange but it's prohibited both by ... Read more
I finally broke down and bought the book on Saturday. Fascinating reading!
I'm glad I read Why We Get Fat.. first, because it gets to the heart of the weight loss and obesity subject matter so much more quickly, but for an overall understan... Read more
OK. FInally here are some images of my piece de resistance - I'm sure you're all sick of even hearing about it. Believe me, I'm sick of working on it! But I really, really love how it's turning out. Perfect colors, though these shots don't do th... Read more
This is a "testimonial" from one of FlyLady's flybabies, and it really exemplifies the real meaning of FLY - Finally Loving Yourself:
Yesterday would have been my 33rd wedd... Read more
I'm painting my hallway and listening to my local classical music radio station (yes, I pledged!) and thinking about SparkFriends and SparkAcquaintances, and how many of them, male and female alike, have terrible self-esteem.
And by that I ... Read more