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LONGLIFE7
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3/12/14 5:38 P

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Welcome! Enjoy the journey.

Meal for one. I had a portabella mushroom slowly sautéed in a little olive oil, S & P till done and slightly brown. Then placed between 2 corn tortilla's (cause I'm gluten Free) with a little cheese I had mozzarella sprinkled with some dried parsley. Then toasted in the pan till the tortillas were lightly brown. Pair this with a cup of soup or a small salad or cucumber slices with hummus. It was yummy! You can often find the really large portabella mushrooms in a bin where you can purchase them one at a time.

Also great if you can grill it on a BBQ

Every day is a GIFT!


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3/6/14 1:47 P

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Hi ; ) I'm Debbie. I just joined - haven't even done my intro - and I dropped my computer. I will be able to cajole it to work little, but really won't have a regular presence for 7-10 days,

I took the road less travelled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost


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Hi,
I was a member of Sparks a few years ago and just now came back. I had lost 37 pounds and then I put back 10. Now I need to get back on track. I just can't seem to get in the right mind set.
I live alone and I love to cook, but it isn't fun to cook for just one. I am looking for easy and quick healthy meals. I hope to find them here.

April Goal: I feel that I need another month at the same goals.
5000 steps a day
Chair exercises twice a day


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RACEWIFE
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2/20/14 1:31 P

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MOMPUPPYPOWER you sound like you have A LOT going on! Hang in there. For exercise, Coach Nicole on the videos page did a really nice low impact 12 minute workout where you sit the entire time. It is for people who cannot really do much exercise either because their weight or they just have bad knees. It looked really, really good! Check it out, maybe you could do something like that.
Here I found it for you...12 minute seated core workout
http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/videos-detail.asp?video=42

Good luck!

Racewife



"No temptation has overtaken me but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who WILL NOT ALLOW ME TO BE TEMPTED BEYOND WHAT I AM ABLE; but with temptation will provide a way of escape also, that I may be able to endure it."

1 Corinthians 10:13


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LONGLIFE7
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1/30/14 3:57 P

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If you haven't checked you might look to see if any of the local colleges teach a aqua class.
Contact your local senior center if they know of any aqua classes for seniors only or if any of the local pools, fitness clubs, offer discounts for seniors. I know a lot depends on where you life and ... It is worth the effort though if you find one you can attend.
Remember take it slow and one day at a time.

Every day is a GIFT!


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MOMPUPPYPOWER
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Hi I lost track of me since the beginning of this year. Been going through a lot of things with going to doctors and finding out that on top of my back problems, I have OA in my knee and bone spurs in my left knee.

I been facing a lot of stress, dealing with my second daughter. She decided to move out in the middle of the night and only take what she could easily put in one suitcase, and move to her bf's which we got told is homeless. Plus she changes bf's at least once every 1 to 2 months.

I collapsed at my son's wedding on Jan 4th, while I was dancing with my 3 yr old grandson. after that is when I found out about my knee problem.

My oldest daughter that lives in WA state and I are making a goal to lose 20 lbs by May 26th to help both her and I to have better health. So I asked the dr what I can do and he said to walk, and very low impact aerobics to not put pressure on my knees/back, aqua exercises(I can not afford).

I decided with my health issues, (OA, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and stress) I am going to have a notebook with me and take notes throughout the day every day to keep track of my intake(food), and output (exercise) along with blood test, bp, and stress levels.

Need a drastic changes in my life.

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Shirley

The sky is the limit: you can do anything you put your mind to!!!!!!!!

The turtle on my ticker is how I want to lose weight slow and steady!!!!!!!

Weight lost goal is to lose 20lbs by May 26th, 2014


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BURNINGTHYME101
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1/22/14 1:49 P

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Not that I'm new but I am coming back to Spark.

Edited by: BURNINGTHYME101 at: 1/22/2014 (13:50)

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Hello everyone I am new to the team. My name is Lisa. I am from Iowa. I also have an empty nest. My guy travels for work, so I do a lot of bulk freezing of some things. But need new ideas on other meals. Thanks!

Kat from Iowa
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KATESCAPE
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1/16/14 9:56 A

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Good Luck on your journey!


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MAKEWEE
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1/16/14 1:49 A

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Check the spaghetti sauce aisle for a low sodium cheese sauce. I use this because I can't make a white or cheese sauce to save my life.


Let us know how you make out!

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Life is happening everywhere - let's get in on it!


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MAKEWEE
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1/16/14 1:46 A

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Sounds yummy! If you think of it, send your recipe.

Life is happening everywhere - let's get in on it!


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654SYLVIA
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1/15/14 11:57 P

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Hello everyone, just started SP this week,, so I am just starting to navigate around the site to try and find my way..I found this cooking for 1-2 and this seems to fit me ,it is just hubby and I now and I do find it hard to cut back on the quantities..BUT it has been just us for 10 yrs now..and I STILL cook way to much, I was raised with "eat everything on your plate, do you know how many people wished they had food" mentality..SO I am now showing all that food I continue to eat..I am turning 60 this yr. and I have put on a lot of weight .So I am here because I want to get healthy and lose some of this weight.My husband is not really over weight but could stand to be and eat healthier too.He is ready to help me do this ,so I have no excuse to not do it. Sorry for the LONG post..look forward to chatting with you all.


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COLOR-BLUE
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1/1/14 4:57 P

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Everybody,

Please forgive me for not being around, but the holidays have taken quite a bit of my time. I just want to welcome everyone that's come in and let's shake it up in 2014!!! We're all going to cook like banshees and put some good fixings on the table, every day! Let's just continue to encourage each other!!!

Be blessed,

- Nancy Jean -
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Philippians 4:13
1 Corinthians 10:31
Our job is just to show up and do our best, leaving the outcome to GOD!!!

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NUTRON3
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1/1/14 9:49 A

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Happy New Year!


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Hello to all, My husband and I are preparing to downsize. We will join a senior community and I won't have to cook very often. But, I still want to have ingredients on hand for healthy small bites. Really hate spoilage or waste, and won't have much storage space, so I need to plan in advance.





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FRAN0426
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12/11/13 4:32 P

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Hi my name is Francine and I joined this group with-in the last week. Hubby and I are empty nesters and sold our home to our son this summer, and moved to a Senior coopertive and have made the best move for us. We also have one daughter and one granddaughter. Our DD and family moved back to Minesota this spring--so once again our family is close to ecah other. I love to cook, bake when I have time(I make time during the holidays), sew, read, knit and some crochet for hobbies.


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HKLULU1
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11/21/13 8:00 A

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1. Missouri
2. Yes, I've live in Mo. most of my life since 5 years old
3. Single
4. one daughter, she is awesome
5. I have 3 dogs and 1 cat, love them all
6. reading, ceramics, going to teach myself to knit
7. off and on since 2011
8. 1-2 depending on the day
9. I'm not sure yet
10. I'm a nurse and I'm going back to school to finish my MSN

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"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." Winston Churchill


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HEALTHIERKEN
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11/19/13 2:12 P

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A good day here in central BC. -15ºC with fresh snow making everything sparkling clean. Today I'm going to make a meatloaf. I'll 'healthify' it by using 50/50 lean ground beef and ground turkey thigh and going very light on ketchup/bbq sauce. I have several Mrs. Dash flavours to use instead. I'll probably use egg whites as binder rather than whole eggs and I may add some dry curd cottage cheese for extra protein and calcium.


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DANLIN60
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11/19/13 6:52 A

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Hi How is everyone doing today? I am looking for a easy sauce to make to put over a salmon pie? any ideas?

hugs

Danlin


No body ever promised us a tomorrow.

Hate is a very strong word.

Think before we use it

Hugs DanLin

Have a wonderful day!!!!


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HEALTHIERKEN
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11/18/13 11:35 P

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Hello, everyone. I've been a Sparker for several years and rely on friend from lots of Teams to help me along my fitness/health/weight loss journey. My wife and I are empty-nesters and my wife does not eat Spark-style as I try to do. I joined this team for the camaraderie of other small-meal preparers.


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COLOR-BLUE
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11/4/13 8:10 P

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Donna,

This is a GREAT site, and there are so many GRAND ideas and recipes, to help us in whatever we need. Everybody is willing to share and lend a helping hand, in the time of need, and that's what makes it really SPECIAL!!

Be blessed,


- Nancy Jean -
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Philippians 4:13
1 Corinthians 10:31
Our job is just to show up and do our best, leaving the outcome to GOD!!!

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IMEMINE1
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11/4/13 6:19 P

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Hi,
My name is Donna and I want to save money and stop wasting food .
It is just my hubby and myself and I have to learn to stop wasting food.
I have been doing a lot better wih that.
I am not working like I used to so I need to save money as well. I love all the ideas I have been reading.

Focus on moving forward.


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LARRYM32
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10/24/13 12:12 P

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how do i edit my profile and answer the 10 questions everybody has?
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COLOR-BLUE
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9/25/13 10:47 A

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Sommer,

Welcome back to your lifestyle change, and making a real commitment!!! It took me a bit of time, before I really decided to get serious, and on top of that, I'm a procrastinator. Like I said it took me some time. But, when I started working the plan, the plan worked for me. emoticon Just start with one foot in front of the other, and take baby steps, at first. Any little thing you do is a HUGE ACCOMPLISHMENT!!! We're all here for you, all you have to do is just HOLLER and somebody will be here to help you.

Be blessed,

- Nancy Jean -
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Philippians 4:13
1 Corinthians 10:31
Our job is just to show up and do our best, leaving the outcome to GOD!!!

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SOMMERDALEY
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9/24/13 9:15 P

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Hi, I'm Sommer, been using SparkPeople on and off for a couple of years, but now time for the commitment and to actually stop procrastinating and do something. Definitely need the help, so getting professional help as well.



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Ladies,

It's so good to see new people come in and join the team. It shows that you're really committed to this new lifestyle change.

If you work the plan, the plan will work!!! I know the first thing I did, was track my food and exercise. When I saw what I was actually eating, I was agast and mortified. I knew something had to be done IMMEDIATELY!!! That's when I joined MFP back in 2012. But when I got out of the hospital and told Curves that I would be coming back, the trainer told me about this site. I was very shy about sharing when I first came on the site, in July, but there are so many people that need help and God told me to be bold and speak up!!! I started out at 388 lbs. and by HIS GRACE, I'm now 208.4 lbs. The doctors want me to hit 200 lbs. and stay there. However, God has the last word!!! Whatever He does with me, I'm in all the way, as He and I have been working this lifestyle change journey for 14 months, and HE's the best partner I've ever had, and I'm going to stick with Him.

If you ladies need anything, just HOLLER and somebody will be here, to put fingers to keyboard and give you a helping hand. Who knows, it might even be me!!!

Be blessed,

- Nancy Jean -
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Philippians 4:13
1 Corinthians 10:31
Our job is just to show up and do our best, leaving the outcome to GOD!!!

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LAJRAM
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9/18/13 6:35 A

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Good Morning. I am new to this group have been using SP off and on for a couple of years. This last journey started the end of July and so far so good. I am a single mom, to a 16 year old son. He is a very picky eater so most of the time I am making two meals each night. Love to cook and try new recipes but there is only so much leftovers I can eat. Usually the next it is my lunch. Look forward to sharing.


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FLYFRERRAVEN
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9/5/13 4:13 P

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Hi im "raven" I to have a long journey, started at 398 down to 272.stay focused.know there are others who feel exactly as you do.


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FLYFRERRAVEN
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Uh oh sorry im new I over shared apparently. Sorry. Don't know how to delet.


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FLYFRERRAVEN
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Uh oh sorry im new I over shared apparently. Sorry. Don't know how to delet.


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Hi im "raven" I to have a long journey, started at 398 down to 272.stay focused.know there are others who feel exactly as you do.


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FLYFRERRAVEN
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Hi im "raven" I to have a long journey, started at 398 down to 272.stay focused.know there are others who feel exactly as you do.


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FLYFRERRAVEN
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Hi im "raven" I to have a long journey, started at 398 down to 272.stay focused.know there are others who feel exactly as you do.


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FLYFRERRAVEN
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Hi im "raven" I to have a long journey, started at 398 down to 272.stay focused.know there are others who feel exactly as you do.


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CLAYLADY001
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thank you for the input,I am grateful for the advice,never thought about "googling"it,HRinOregon



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Claylady - if you Google "definition of fast food restaurant", you'll get lots of info.

I believe McDonalds, Burger King, Arbys, Dairy Queen, KFC, Subway, Little Cesars, Long John Silvers, Popeye's, Taco Bell --- those are the "fast food joints".

Applebee's, Denny's, Olive Garden, Red Lobster --- those are "chain" restaurants.

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I have a little trouble figureing out what is "fast food"I hardly ever go into a McDonalds of any other quickie food places but where is the limit?We go to Applebees about once a month and I wonder if that is "fast food"Does anybody know exactly what is a "fast food"restaurant is??Husband loves Dennys and he goes there often.

Edited by: CLAYLADY001 at: 8/26/2013 (16:10)


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Hello all. By chance, I did a Spark search for "cooking for one or two" and found this group. It's a REAL challenge to find smaller portion recipes. Oh sure, I could divide by what ever number, but single serving recipes are sooooooooooo much easier emoticon

Hoping to make LOTS of use of this group emoticon

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Hi I'm Geri and I have been with SP for 3 weeks so I'm relatively new. I have been married to the same wonderful man for 49 years and we have 3 fantastic children and 9 "perfect" grandchildren. But we are now retired with an empty nest except for our precious toy poodle (rescue dog). It is very different to cook for 2 when most of my life I have cooked for the "army" of children, their friends, drop in relatives and anyone else who knocked on the door (or just walked in). I'm up for suggestions.

"You have been purchased at a price. Therefore, glorify God in your body." 1 Cor. 6:20


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I have been on for about a month. Trying to take it slow when it comes to teens. Food prep is a problem for me. I do not like leftovers. I like variety of foods.


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HisOnlyWay,

I use two sites to do my tracking. I was with MFP for about 2 years, but when the Curves coach said to use this site, I tried it. They both have their advantages and disadvantages. I won't leave MFP, as there are so many people there, that I've come to love and care about, and it's that way already here, too. I've only been on this site for 1 month and 1 week. I love it here.

You have to be really disciplined in your eating habits, while raising a teenager. If mom or dad don't teach them how to eat, only God's know what will happen.

I won't ever be ashamed to let anybody and everybody know that I'm a follower of Jesus Christ. He's my big brother and he gave up his life for ME, so that I could get back home to my Heavenly Father!!! For that I'll forever be grateful!!!

Be blessed,

- Nancy Jean -

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1 Corinthians 10:31
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CSKIES1
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Thanks for the words of encouragement and blessing!

It is going to take a great deal of work this time I am guessing to get the weight off and change my way of eating!

One day at time!!

The change begins with me and it begins now!


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Thank you Nancy Jean,
I also am not new to losing weight, but everyday is a new opportunity to eat better.
I am a single Mother of a teenager so my main objective it so teach him how to eat healthier foods.
(He uses a different website to track his goals)

~~So many people in today's world are afraid or ashamed to post "Be blessed"

Seeing that, made me SMILE. I am a bible study and Sunday school teacher. I always stress to my youth, to never be ashamed of believing in Jesus or God -


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Cskies,

emoticon to our family. I'm delighted that you came and joined our team!!!

I'm not new to losing weight and getting in shape, either, and you're right, for some reason the older I get, the harder it is to lose!!! However, this time, God has me on a lifestyle change journey and it's more pleasant and EASIER!!!

We have a great team here, and everybody is very helpful, with anything and everything you need, so don't be shy. Just speak right up, and you'll have all kinds of help!!!

Be blessed,

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Morning...new to Sparks but not new to losing weight and getting in shape...it just seems harder this time!! Age and cooking for 2 has taken a toll on my eating...I was divorced for 24 years and remarried 3 years ago and have added almost 40 pounds that I surely don't need or want!!
Hope to learn some new ways of dealing with meals for 2...variety and portion control to name a couple!!

Happy Monday All!!

The change begins with me and it begins now!


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emoticon Nancy Jean I hear your woes! So frustrating when what we get used to, has gone awash for awhile.

I was without internet service and TV from FrIday morning of the previous week till just this past Wednesday when service provider sent out a service repair person.. Though my telephone service, was okay.

I was preparing to go over to my daughter's to feed their fish and take care of their little dog, today. As they are going away for the long weekend. Then everything in my building shut down. Need remote to open the garage door. Nothing was working. All power was off. With in 1 1/2 hours, everything was back to normal Thank goodness! I went and fed the fish and took their little dog over to my place. I could stay over there but nothing like having your own, computer, TV and bed.

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AMEN!!!

I'm sorry that I didn't reply sooner, but the storm last night, fried my modem, phone, answer machine, and my companion service machine. I didn't get anything fixed until today. I even called a friend of mine in Atlanta, on my cell, and asked her to finish closing out my food diary, exercise diary, and my other goals diary. It was really crazy!!! She did the same for me on the MFP site.

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emoticon COLOR-BLUE ~
Isn't SPARK PEOPLE the best site for gaining an attitude of perspective on creating a healthier lifestyle! A place where one can rant . rave, pout or be encouraged by members whom are willing to listen and respond.

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Ann,

I totally understand your conditioning to say no to trigger foods or just plain "I gotta have it" foods. I do the same thing. Every time I use to go into the grocery store, I would purposely go up and down the isles, where I knew all my forbidden foods were. I dared them to jump off the shelf and into my basket!!! Likewise, when I'm with other people and they ask me if I would like to have some..... It makes me feel so empowered to just give them a polite decline. Then they'll look at me and ask if I'm sure. I just let them know that everything is okay and they can have what they want, and I'm fine with it.

Now, as far as the fast food, I haven't stepped into one of those places in about a year. When I got out of the hospital, that's the first thing my parents asked me. "Do you want to go to McDonalds for something to eat. I told them no, as I don't eat fast food anymore. My mom told me that they have good salads, and my reply to her was that I don't like their salads. They encouraged me to go, but I just had to come clean and tell them that I don't want to step foot in a fast food place again, as I know that if I do, I'll undo all the progress that God has done with me and I'm not going to do that. The aromas, the splattering of the grease, people having a grand time etc. It's best for me not to go there, and I don't miss it, either. I'm better off for not going!!!

God bless,

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I rely on fruit and veggie salads For Nutritional bonuses 3 salads a day whether eaten with a meal or a snack alternative.

With fruit salad I make enough for 6 servings, as they usually last a bit longer in the fridge. If you make your dressing from scratch. My favourite fruit salad dressing is 1 cup plain yogurt with 2 tablespoons of organic honey. That stretches quite a ways for 6 cups of fruit, it doesn't have to be smothered in dressing, as the fruits are the stars of the salad. Veggie salads are best for two servings. Unless you make up a batch of Greek salad, potato salad or a veggie pasta salad that will last several days in the fridge.

Cooking from scratch homemade soup for the freezer through the winter months. Summer soups, I rely on Lipton chicken noodle soup. Though I do throw in cut up carrot, celery, fresh scraped corn from a cob. onions, frozen basil and parsley.

Behind my condo there is a community garden, which I used to belong to. This is one of my sources of fresh grown herbs, the gardeners often share with me their over abundance of herbs, and fresh veggies, I freeze them, for my soups. I shop a lot for organic herbs and produce from the farmer's market when it is opened.

Since I have reached goal weight my eating habits have changed drastically, from when I first joined SPARK PEOPLE..

A few changes did occur in my eating lifestyle. I decide to ban all fast food places for one month. That month grew into years., that I have not entered a fast food place,.

My other obsession was sweets of all kind but mostly bakery items. I dared myself, each time I had a craving to stand outside and look in the bakery window. Telling myself the place smelled so darn good. With in a month, I had no desire to enter a bakery for sweets. I know this must sounds nuts but that worked for me. Sometimes I think one has to use mind over matter, when trying to escape food addiction.

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