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Kosher and low carb
Friday, March 30, 2012      5 comments

So I was looking for a great broccoli-bake recipe and I ran across this one: kosherfood.about.com/od/
i.htm It looks delicious! It does call for 1/4 C of whole wheat flour, which can pr... Read more
If you've ever fallen off the wagon...
Friday, March 23, 2012      5 comments

you need to read this! www.proteinpower.com/drm
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
Fixing my evenings and weekends
Thursday, March 22, 2012      4 comments

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
About Hope
Friday, March 16, 2012      5 comments

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
My Least Favorite Shade of Pink
Thursday, March 15, 2012      5 comments

And I don't much like pink to begin with! Updated picture 3/19: Schools to Choose on Serving ‘Pink Slime’ in Cafeterias www.bloomberg.com/news/2
012-03-15/s... Read more
I'm a poorly controlled experiment :D
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      8 comments

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
Genetically Modified foods
Thursday, March 08, 2012      7 comments

"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
Clothing Sizes are just GOOFY
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      7 comments

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
Uncommon sense: A book report
Sunday, February 12, 2012      14 comments

~ 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
Another Myth Bites the Dust!
Thursday, January 26, 2012      10 comments

People will bemoan the fact that a low-carb diet is "so much more expensive" than what they're currently doing. Wrong. I keep my financial information in a set of spreadsheet worksheets, which makes it very easy to analyze where your m... Read more
Gotta love the FlyLady!
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      6 comments

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
Reading Good Calories, Bad Calories
Monday, January 09, 2012      8 comments

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
My painting project!
Saturday, December 24, 2011      11 comments

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
FLYing: Finally Loving Yourself
Monday, November 21, 2011      2 comments

This is a "testimonial" from one of FlyLady's flybabies, and it really exemplifies the real meaning of FLY - Finally Loving Yourself: ----------------------------
-------------- Dear FlyLady, Yesterday would have been my 33rd wedd... Read more
...because you're worth it.
Saturday, November 19, 2011      3 comments

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

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