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Are You a Crab or a Frog?
7/31/2014 8:54:59 PM,  14 COMMENTS

A few days ago, a fellow member of one of the teams I'm involved with here on SparkPeople mentioned that she included me in a "SparkHeroes" blog she w...  Read more

TINAJANE76

I've never stuck with any eating plan this long.
7/31/2014 7:14:28 PM,  12 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

It's Been a While...
7/30/2014 1:04:27 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So I see I haven't been very active here for... months. Well, I haven't stopped losing weight or exercising, or any of that. Life has just been terrib...  Read more

KRISTALSHYT

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

Giving Rewards
7/28/2014 2:26:10 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Partially to tuck away that last blog, I'm posting another right away that is a little more positive. What does a reward minus a few gifts equal...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

Gaining 2014
7/28/2014 2:06:35 AM,  12 COMMENTS

The end of the year is gaining on us.... But I've been gaining weight and losing fitness in 2014. I'm between 290-293, up from my lowest in 201...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

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

More paddling Arkansas
7/26/2014 8:33:47 AM,  14 COMMENTS

I got back in my whitewater boat on July 4 and spent the last three weekends in it, and some weekdays. July 4 weekend I went camping with a...  Read more

4A-HEALTHY-BMI

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

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

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
7/24/2014 7:48:37 AM,  42 COMMENTS

I haven't been as active here lately and for good reason--I've had a lot going on, almost all of which is really positive. Just wanted to write a quic...  Read more

TINAJANE76

43 To do or not to do
7/24/2014 2:52:09 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday I read the "Fighting the urge" e-book by dr Amy Johnson dramyjohnson.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/1
2/Fighting-the-Urge_Dr-Amy-Johnson....  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

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

41 The heat is on
7/22/2014 1:14:24 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Itīs hot again - the disadvantage is that I canīt play the accordioan as freely as before because the windiw is open and it will be heard out on the s...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

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

Track like it is 2013
7/21/2014 6:51:27 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I have to get back to tracking my food like I did last year. My weight has been bouncing around 210-215 since Christmas but, this morning, it was 220....  Read more

GRACEANNE46

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

39 The new passion...
7/20/2014 1:59:07 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So I got my accordion yesterday - wow! When I left if to this old man for repairing, he said that it would be a couple of weeks – thatīs why I went t...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

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

37 Plumbing and more...
7/18/2014 2:25:57 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Have not been able to motivate myself to write, and am not too enthusiastic about life in general either although I do try to make every day the best...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

Perfect 10 Gymnast
7/17/2014 11:55:27 PM,  6 COMMENTS

youtu.be/GsrJ1jJuhjI This LSU gymnast scores perfect 10s, not just this once, repeatedly. Do you know how much coordinated muscle it takes...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

Halfway through July
7/17/2014 6:28:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Just like that, the month is half over and I have some time to myself before the semester starts... now what do i do? I've been a bit of a slac...  Read more

EMMAFLY

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

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