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

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

The Candy Dish
7/29/2014 8:21:16 AM,  8 COMMENTS

The other day I was looking for healthy alternatives to put in my candy dish at work. Yes, I have a dish. Well, it's a wooden bowl, really. It was giv...  Read more

ODAT1117

SP trivia : How far does food travel to get to us?
7/28/2014 1:31:57 PM,  11 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

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

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

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

Day 7/One Week Food Sober...Feeling Some Relief
7/25/2014 10:34:39 PM,  7 COMMENTS

So, I really like all the encouragement I received on the deep fried veggies (yesterday's blog)...and we are going to the state fair tomorrow...I'm su...  Read more

COMPUCATHY

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

Day 6 Food Sober...Listening to Fullness Cues
7/24/2014 10:41:53 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Completed Day 6 of being "food sober." I didn't track as I went through the day but did enter all my tracking this evening and was in range. I just...  Read more

COMPUCATHY

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

Day 5 Food Sober...Stress and Weight Down
7/23/2014 10:02:04 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Today was Day 5 of being "food sober" and I saw 225 on the scale...nice surprise. It's going down. But lately, I've been hitting about this weight a...  Read more

COMPUCATHY

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

Day 4 Food Sober...Doing Well
7/22/2014 11:32:10 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I had another "food sober" day...Day 4 complete. Work has been pretty stressful and the fact that I'm staying on plan is encouraging. It's not like...  Read more

COMPUCATHY

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

Day 3 Food Sober...Getting Stronger
7/21/2014 10:21:06 PM,  12 COMMENTS

It was a better day today. I spent my work day training a new employee so that kept me pretty busy and mind occupied. Somehow, that lifted my spirit...  Read more

COMPUCATHY

Insanity day 1 (pictures included!) + advice on insanity anyone? please? :)
7/21/2014 4:14:01 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Hey guys! I haven't been involved in the community at sparkpeople for a very long time, and I am so sorry! I am finally back!! A lot of personal thin...  Read more

MOONLIGHTX

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

Day 2 Food Sober...Feeling Low
7/20/2014 9:12:32 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I'm coming to the end of day 2 of being "food sober." I have felt a little down all day. The scale was not kind this morning and that was not a good...  Read more

COMPUCATHY

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

One Day Food Sober
7/19/2014 11:17:57 PM,  14 COMMENTS

This journey is really hard for me. I have asked myself time and time again why it is so hard. Over this past week, I've asked myself this again and...  Read more

COMPUCATHY

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

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

Self-Discipline day 2
7/17/2014 2:29:53 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Thanks for the advice on self-discipline in my last blog. I have heard to try small attainable goals and I have tried that, and then totally forget th...  Read more

SILLYHP1953

How to develop self-discipline?
7/16/2014 4:15:45 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I don't have any. Well, I have some in some things. I manage to go to work and brush my teeth and take a shower...that's about it. I do not consistent...  Read more

SILLYHP1953

Heather
7/16/2014 2:36:17 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Although just a Guinea Pig, after 8 years I will mis...  Read more

FISHGUT3

An email I get to prompt me to use 10 min. decluttering.
7/15/2014 5:23:34 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Simply Placed will send email alerts to get stuff decluttered! chris Time for the Tuesday Ten Minute Toss Challenge! RIGHT NOW spend 10 mi...  Read more

CTUPTON

Did you eat your frog today? Better yet, eat an elephant!
7/15/2014 10:36:20 AM,  19 COMMENTS

What is the best way to stop procrastinating about some big, ugly chore facing you? ANSWER:Eat an Elephant ! Q: How do you eat an elepha...  Read more

CTUPTON

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