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  • Legumes vs Sprouts debate again today

    12/18/2014 9:56:26 AM, by LADYBUG546

    So I am meaning mung sprouts not brussel sprouts nor bean sprouts. These are different and only have a small sprout tail ...ie a chickpea with a... Read more

  • Question

    12/17/2014 9:20:37 AM, by LADYBUG546

    Are sprouts a vegetable or a legume? Wait what is the difference? I am confused by this as a legume is on my DASH DIET and is different than a ... Read more

  • badminton rocked

    12/16/2014 11:49:15 AM, by LADYBUG546

    So last week those of you that read my blog learned that my husband was a bit of an a$$ at badminton...this week he played like a good person and... Read more

  • Getting organized

    12/15/2014 8:48:01 AM, by LADYBUG546

    This weekend was busy but I think we have everything we need for our trip. We have most of it set out but just need to repack it and then pack c... Read more

  • Company arrives today

    12/10/2014 7:53:08 AM, by LADYBUG546

    I am excited that the company arrives today and we are suppose to get a snow storm hehehehehe....so fun ...bring it. I am also going to cook... Read more

  • Success at Badminton

    12/9/2014 11:43:23 AM, by LADYBUG546

    I beat my husband after I scolded him and told him to quit playing like a jerk. It is fine for me to run around the court like a lost puppy dog ... Read more

  • Update from Dr Appointment and weekend

    12/8/2014 10:14:49 AM, by LADYBUG546

    So I went to the doctor and my BP is down in a normal range somewhat. The doctor wants my bottom number in the 80's so the next month involves f... Read more

  • Dr Appointment and Christmas Party

    12/5/2014 9:29:58 AM, by LADYBUG546

    Well today I have a follow up at the doctor and will see how my blood pressure is. It seems way better but I am not not sure what the doctor wil... Read more

  • December already WOW

    12/1/2014 10:48:38 AM, by LADYBUG546

    Well November is gone with a blink of an eye. My inlaws will arrive next week. So excited for them to see snow and enjoy Christmas and Ne... Read more

  • How I'm feeling in one sentence

    11/28/2014 11:44:56 PM, by LISADPARKER

    I could say it in one word: exhausted! Work in the month of November has been insanely busy. Now the end of the week and end of the month is her... Read more

  • kicking it up and food stop going in my mouth

    11/26/2014 10:10:37 PM, by KIKKI-G

    Just getting this out of the way; I am in a little bit of a struggle right ... Read more

  • Freggies packed

    11/19/2014 8:47:11 AM, by LADYBUG546

    I packed my freggies today. I have a banana, tangerines, and apple. I made a chunky veggie salad with cauliflower, carrots and broccoli. I wil... Read more

  • Tooth Update

    11/18/2014 1:39:39 PM, by LADYBUG546

    So I went to the dentist yesterday and had my tooth fixed up a little more. I have a medicated filling as they are trying to save it. They pack... Read more


    11/17/2014 7:28:39 AM, by MELROCKZ

    I've been off the board for a few years. Since my last post I've had two kids, moved to a new house, lost part of my home to a flood and ice sto... Read more

  • Moderation

    11/16/2014 8:34:56 PM, by LISADPARKER

    I think where I need to remember moderation is with food and drink. For food, I've more or less cut out the "bad" stuff. From time to time I sh... Read more

  • Need a dislike button....

    11/16/2014 6:49:16 PM, by LADYBUG546

    Well it has been a rough few days. I went to the dentist to get some cavities filled and well my one tooth they needed to repair the filling of ... Read more

  • Update on the last little bit

    11/13/2014 9:56:59 AM, by LADYBUG546

    So this past weekend my DH and I went to paint nite and this is our creations. ... Read more

  • Today in a nutshell

    11/11/2014 2:19:32 PM, by LADYBUG546

    Let me first start with yesterday a little....we went to badminton for two hours again and I am feeling better and better each time. I was not a... Read more

  • Binge distractions

    11/10/2014 8:03:31 PM, by LISADPARKER

    What can I do to distract myself from a food binge? - remind myself of my goals - remind myself of how far I've come - take a walk - eat ... Read more

  • Interesting read about Minerals

    11/6/2014 10:13:56 AM, by LADYBUG546

    As I was reading and looking on spark today I came across this. As I monitor my BP and reduce my sodium intake I know my potassium may decrea... Read more

  • Ate out today and found it difficult

    11/5/2014 8:08:35 PM, by LADYBUG546

    I had such a difficult time today with lunch. My colleague and I went for lunch as we had a huge wait between things we needed to do. I didnt h... Read more

  • Sore today

    11/4/2014 10:32:37 AM, by LADYBUG546

    I am sore today from 2 hours of badminton last night. I enjoyed it so much. I did stretching before and after playing but I found muscles I di... Read more

  • Cool Sunday

    11/2/2014 6:12:37 PM, by LADYBUG546

    We had a cool sunday but did all our errands and went out for South Indian Breakfast. It was all vegetarian and very good. Tonight my husband i... Read more

  • in search of connection...

    11/2/2014 12:54:58 PM, by INSANITY77

    I'm feeling so stuck my weight is INCREASING I lack motivation, but have incredible guilt over what I eat and my lazy sedentary ways ... Read more

  • Down Down Down

    11/1/2014 9:15:23 PM, by LADYBUG546

    The scale was nice to me today. Down another lb yahoo....total of 12lbs since October 14. I need to get to the gym or pool because this is only... Read more

  • Craft night last night

    10/31/2014 9:34:16 AM, by LADYBUG546

    My puppy is on another tear of chewing everything in site. Yesterday morning she ate the duvet grrrrr so she got crated for the d... Read more

  • bad eating

    10/29/2014 2:22:38 PM, by LADYBUG546

    today I have eaten bad already and it is just after lunch. I am so easily persuded by others just have just have. Grr...anyways I need to foc... Read more

  • I have my eye on the prize

    10/28/2014 12:12:39 PM, by LADYBUG546

    It is going amazing currently for myself right now. I am down another 1.5lbs for a total of 10.5lbs in the last two weeks. I am so happy. Betw... Read more

  • Well that was alot

    10/26/2014 9:32:10 PM, by KIKKI-G

    Wowzas guys....long time no see! Fell off the earth there for a bit. Just wrote a really expensive 3 day licensing exam (results in 8 weeks!... Read more

  • Did well today

    10/26/2014 7:19:13 PM, by LADYBUG546

    So we had a house warming to go to today and I knew there was going to be these fabulous Indian dishes so I start my morning off with a banana an... Read more

  • This diet is definitely working

    10/25/2014 7:53:34 PM, by LADYBUG546

    Well well well ....very happy with the progress. I am enjoying the sodium free diet with just using staples in my house the past two weeks. I a... Read more

  • strength

    10/25/2014 1:33:41 PM, by INSANITY77

    loneliness, sadness and disappointment continue to plague me... Dear Lord, please help me be strong.... Read more

  • How to deal with mis-steps

    10/23/2014 10:58:00 PM, by LISADPARKER

    Here are a couple of my ideas for dealing with setbacks 1. Analyze the set back and try to figure out what happened to learn a better approach ... Read more

  • Happy Diwali

    10/23/2014 10:00:58 AM, by LADYBUG546

    Today is another good day. I am down 2lbs and I am happy. I have a tight upper back and sore tummy today. I will get through it. I am tired ... Read more

  • Sodium reduction = Blah

    10/22/2014 7:10:07 PM, by LADYBUG546

    Since last week I have been watching what I have been eating due to my blood pressure being high. I do have to admit thinks are rather blah with... Read more

  • No more excuses

    10/22/2014 1:49:24 PM, by LISADPARKER

    Frequent excuses I've used and ways I'm working past the excuses: 1. Not enough time to work out - Just do 10 or 15 minutes 2. Too tired, had... Read more

  • Dash Diet and Decreasing Sodium

    10/21/2014 10:23:24 AM, by LADYBUG546

    Well I have done a little reading today as I sit on my break. Here is a link for the Dash Diet: http://www.sparkpeople.com/r
    esourc... Read more

  • What I've done well

    10/20/2014 11:01:08 PM, by LISADPARKER

    Over the last week I've done the following well: 1. Consistently tracking food 2. Getting a good workout in most days 3. Squeezing in even ... Read more

  • Doctor's appointment

    10/20/2014 9:15:10 PM, by LADYBUG546

    Attended the doctor today and I do have high blood pressure. I was given a water pill today and have to go for a bunch a blood work. ... Read more

  • day late but better late than never

    10/19/2014 9:57:47 AM, by LADYBUG546

    I weighed in yesterday and was down 4lbs since Tuesday when I was not feeling good. I weighed in today and down another lb. I have switched my ... Read more

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