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I've never stuck with any eating plan this long.
7/31/2014 7:14:28 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I still have about 400 calories to eat this evening. Not fun stuff but stuff that will fill me up and not lead to cravings. What is left is wha...  Read more

CTUPTON

Ireland-part 2 - Our finale
7/31/2014 12:18:29 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Hereís the finale of our 50 minute concert. This was our 3rd of 4 performances in Ireland. This venue was a small church in Monaghan which is in th...  Read more

BROOKLYN_BORN

Singing and Running in Ireland
7/31/2014 7:32:24 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Thatís why Iíve disappeared from SP for 10 days. My choral group, the Jefferson Choral Society, performed 4 concerts in Ireland. Here we are a...  Read more

BROOKLYN_BORN

Expressions of Love on the R and Q subways-- After midnight---Cautionary Observastions.
7/30/2014 9:33:54 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Expression #1: Young teenage couple enters the car. She is moving like gravity is too much for her too handle. He is doing all he can to get her to a...  Read more

WRITEMANN1

I was curious if the solids from making almond milk were used in some way...
7/29/2014 6:19:15 PM,  12 COMMENTS

This is the answer I got from the Blue Diamond company. "We are unsure of what happens to he almond milk solids as this is proprietary informa...  Read more

CTUPTON

SP trivia : How far does food travel to get to us?
7/28/2014 1:31:57 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Our existing system of food transportation and distribution requires enormous amounts of energy and resources. Before reaching your table, th...  Read more

CTUPTON

Day 3 of Elimination/Rotation Diet Plan (based on food insensitivities)
7/28/2014 1:18:44 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Breakfast: almond breeze and apricots in a blender. 30 Lunch: Kidney beans, corn, quinoa, cardamom (Tomatoes , rice, onions, not listed for t...  Read more

CTUPTON

Exercise how's and when's
7/28/2014 9:45:27 AM,  2 COMMENTS

GENERAL Exercise is as basic a need as eating. I believe in a fitness lifestyle in which you achieve a balance between your eating habits and how an...  Read more

OLDEROWL

And yet another set back.
7/27/2014 11:11:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

**sigh** so much for getting back with the healthy program. I was doing well with not hitting the snooze button and working out for about 8 weeks the...  Read more

TARZANSGIRL2

A very, very strange mixture for an evening snack. End of Day 2.
7/27/2014 7:21:26 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I am so tired of dealing with foods that for my evening snack, I took all the foods I had left (that I had planned for today) and threw them in one bo...  Read more

CTUPTON

Aging gracefully
7/27/2014 5:22:43 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I agree that aging can be hard, but the saying "GROWING UP SEEMS TO BE GIVING UP THE JOYS OF BEING YOUNG AT HEART/ FEELING ALIVE " doesn't have to be...  Read more

OLDEROWL

Well Day 2 is way harder than Day1 on my food sensitivity rotation diet.
7/27/2014 2:57:43 PM,  10 COMMENTS

At least I am only eating the things on my list. I am having an afternoon snack. Not what I would have picked for sure. I planned a snack of eggs (egg...  Read more

CTUPTON

Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables --- I approve this idea!
7/27/2014 12:53:43 PM,  23 COMMENTS

550 265 291 372 369 474 373 367267 371 In the United States of America -- three hundred million tons of fresh produce is thrown away...  Read more

IMAVISION

Not a bad smoothie for breakfast.
7/27/2014 9:07:46 AM,  12 COMMENTS

With limited choices for what is scheduled for today's menus, here is the smoothie I came up with. No dairy and no almonds for today so the avocado ha...  Read more

CTUPTON

More about why we can have cravings for dairy products. Comments are welcomed!
7/27/2014 7:07:16 AM,  4 COMMENTS

More quoting from the SP team Calling all Vegans and Vegetarians. These links were listed on that team. I am really trying to figure out this dairy...  Read more

CTUPTON

What an awful lunch
7/26/2014 1:36:16 PM,  14 COMMENTS

lima beans, codfish, flax seeds and cumin I won't do this again! I am not craving things. I guess that is a good sign. chris...  Read more

CTUPTON

In 2008(on SP) someone wrote this about giving up dairy. It is news to me!
7/26/2014 12:13:32 PM,  9 COMMENTS

NOTE: I did not write any of this! chris "There is an interesting section in the book "skinny bitch" about dairy which explains a lot about...  Read more

CTUPTON

Menus based on my food sensitivity testing--oh my!
7/26/2014 11:54:04 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I just made a green smoothie from kale, peppermint tea, and coconut. No dairy is listed on the 4 day rotation diet they gave me. I normally would...  Read more

CTUPTON

Tiring (for me) "fun" trips for my disabled husband
7/25/2014 6:25:25 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I really would like my husband to experience more than our 4 walls here in the condo. I am so involved just doing the required things I don't have en...  Read more

CTUPTON

A techy spoon to help people with hand tremors!
7/25/2014 7:28:03 AM,  9 COMMENTS

www.agingcare.com/Articles/spoon-helps-sen
iors-with-tremors-164492.htm www.agingcare.com is a website with wonderful tips for caregivers...  Read more

CTUPTON

On Maintenance
7/24/2014 11:16:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Maintenance, for me at least, is not the glamorous thing people think it is. My maintenance is a little different than most. Most people go into mai...  Read more

SARAHL817

My shoulder might have been less damaged if....
7/24/2014 8:35:06 PM,  11 COMMENTS

My shoulder might have been less damaged if....I had known enough to move it more. I had plenty of physical therapy. And I moved it as much as po...  Read more

CTUPTON

Hangman but for music terms--"Hangnote"
7/23/2014 7:40:47 AM,  7 COMMENTS

www.musictheory.org.uk/hang-note.php This is so much fun! chris...  Read more

CTUPTON

hemidemisemiquaver???????
???

7/23/2014 7:37:28 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Quotes: Their gaiety consisted of ruling staves and copying a borrowed duet filled with hemidemisemiquavers . -- Patrick O'Brian,...  Read more

CTUPTON

Wearable Computing Gloves for learning Braille
7/22/2014 6:47:06 PM,  9 COMMENTS

The device evolved from a technology-enhanced glove that teaches beginners how to play piano melodies in 45 minutes, created a few years ago...  Read more

CTUPTON

Exploding "Pyrex" cookware--BEWARE!
7/22/2014 6:38:39 PM,  8 COMMENTS

www.techfragments.com/1608/exploding-pyrex
-cookware/ This makes me mad. Companies changed the composition of "Pyrex" and now we...  Read more

CTUPTON

Best peppermint tea!
7/22/2014 2:36:48 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Carington Peppermint tea. My daughter introduced me to this. Very full bodied and smooth! I had to order it online. I could not find it in the st...  Read more

CTUPTON

Summer 5%: A Mid-Challenge Assessment
7/21/2014 8:00:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Now that weíre done with Week 4 of the (8 week) challenge, I wanted to take some time to assess where Iím at and how I think Iím doing. Exercise:...  Read more

SARAHL817

Tea Sandwiches by TopsBear
7/21/2014 2:22:58 PM,  14 COMMENTS

190 4 190 4 190 4 190 4 190 4 Ideas/recipes too mouthwateringly delectable sounding not to share. Enjoy! www.sparkpeople.com/mypag...  Read more

IMAVISION

I miss "Health in the News" at parkpeople!
7/21/2014 8:44:34 AM,  16 COMMENTS

A link to why ealth in the Nws is not at Sparkpeople anymore. It is a shame. I miss it. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.a
sp...  Read more

CTUPTON

Goals: Week of 7/20
7/20/2014 4:49:11 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This week, Iím not setting any goals. Thinking up goals every week can be very stressful, and Iíve decided to take a break from it this week and let t...  Read more

SARAHL817

Decluttering is turning up loads of stuff I never knew I had.
7/20/2014 2:16:58 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I think some people who used to clean for me just tossed things into cupboards and drawers. Unbelieveable. In the bathroom--a very tiny bathroom...  Read more

CTUPTON

RIP James Garner
7/20/2014 12:35:10 PM,  22 COMMENTS

Big tears in my eyes this morning. Maverick...Rockford...Murphy's Romance (one of the sweetest movies ever). You will be sorely missed. ...  Read more

LADYIRISH317

Goal Recap: 7/13-7/19
7/19/2014 11:45:08 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Nutrition - Tracking Ė Partially done, but not entirely Ė I think I need to learn that I will never be able to hold myself - No more than 1 non-...  Read more

SARAHL817

Yet another miracle
7/19/2014 3:04:14 PM,  19 COMMENTS

Today we tried buying DH a wedding ring337 to replace the lost one. I did not know where to go for it. For many months I was very over whelmed thinkin...  Read more

CTUPTON

Progress on reducing my pain!
7/19/2014 8:06:02 AM,  15 COMMENTS

It has not been quick. It has not been cheap. And it took a few years to figure out some things. But I am finally making progress . What ha...  Read more

CTUPTON

SP article: Top 10 things You Can Do At Sparkpeople--who knew!
7/19/2014 7:28:39 AM,  8 COMMENTS

www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivation_ar
ticles.asp?id=1521 Calendar: Top of page TRACKERS/REPORTS/LOTS OF ICONS__PICK THE CALENDAR. I...  Read more

CTUPTON

Oh Fiddle Dee Dee! Itís Scarlett and Me!
7/19/2014 6:46:51 AM,  21 COMMENTS

Scarlett OíHara and I have something in common. No, itís not her 20Ē waist. Itís a vegetable. Remember the scene in ďGone with the WindĒ when...  Read more

BROOKLYN_BORN

SP article: Making a healthy salad
7/18/2014 7:47:17 AM,  14 COMMENTS

551 Greens! water chestnuts, apple slivers, a small serving of nuts, crumbled whole-grain crackers, and homemade croutons. To make your own...  Read more

CTUPTON

A Yearly Pain awareness week in Canada--who knew!
7/18/2014 6:43:08 AM,  5 COMMENTS

www.canadianpaincoalition.ca/index.php/e
n/national-pain-awareness-week It is very strange but lots of people are unaware of pain they are...  Read more

CTUPTON

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