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Yes.....Weight Gain! Supergirl Shake!


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My mother has colon cancer that has spread to her bones, liver and breast. She is 87, was diagnosed in Dec. and is still going to her great granddaughters ballgames. She has had radiation and lost a lot of weight. We have since put weight back on her by making her what she calls SUPERGIRL shakes. She loves them!
They consist of a runners' water bottle full of this concoction....

The Supergirl shake consists of 1 scoop of !00% Isopure Whey protein powder that I use in Chocolate chip....Add to few ounces of milk..shake very well...add about 1/4 c. prune juice, a bottle of Ensure, a couple scoops of Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and a little more milk if there is room. She loves it!
- Submitted by DREMARGRL 9/8/2010 in Everything Else | 41 Comments
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JO*ANNE*IE 9/9/2010 7:54:00 PM

    MaryAnn: thank you for sharing this important recipe. Not only does it look absolutely yummy , it contains all of the requisite ingredients for someone who is in need of Supergirl shakes!!!! As always, MaryAnn, you have shared with loving, sweet spirit in such a magnanimous way --- always with an eye to improving the hearts and lives of those blessed to be in your life!! Blessings and prayers to you -- and esp, your Mom!!!
LIQUID11 9/9/2010 1:40:00 AM

    A Super Secret From OUR Super Girl for THE Super Mom!
A Super Combination or what?
Kiss her for me, will you?
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WITHSPIRIT 9/11/2010 6:27:00 PM

    I am going to share this with my minister's wife to help my minister with colon cancer as well! Thanks so much! You are a true Spark Treasure!!
POPEYETHETURTLE 9/11/2010 1:59:00 AM

    This sounds absolutely great and purely delicious.

As we age, our taste buds go into retirement and often, nothing really tastes good.

This sinfully sounding drink could be enjoyed by many who wanted to gain weight.

You have my vote for Awesome lady!
EGRAMMY 9/10/2010 5:22:00 PM

    Thanks, might help DH
SPARKROZ 9/10/2010 11:49:00 AM

    You are such an inspiration and it's a BLESSING to have you as a SparkFriend!!!!!
JUSTFOXXY 9/9/2010 9:04:00 PM

    I'm glad you shared this secret because although this is a weight loss support forum, sometimes you need support in other areas such as those fighting cancer.

Bravo, Maryanne, Bravo!
WATERMELLEN 9/9/2010 8:18:00 PM

    What a great contribution for all of those in recovery from cancer and trying to keep their strength up. Your loving care of your mother must also be keeping her spirits up!!
CINDYC53 9/9/2010 2:02:00 PM

    What a great recipe! Your mom sounds emoticon
and of course she has an emoticon
daughter!! Thanks so much for sharing this "secret."
MICHELAR 9/9/2010 1:42:00 PM

    Definitely going to save this recipe. Sounds tasty and full of good stuff. You are an awesome daughther! You are all in my prayers. emoticon
JHADZHIA 9/9/2010 11:37:00 AM

    Wishing you and your Mom all the best. This is a wonderful idea on how to get someone underweight to eat and enjoy something. They need this in the nursing homes for those who have difficulty swallowing!
CNEWMARK 9/9/2010 11:34:00 AM

    God Bless you both and the rest of your family. What a blessing that she has you and that her grandchildren still have her - she is a trooper. Wish I had this 6 years ago for my mommy, but it's still great to have for future needs :)
PTESORO 9/9/2010 11:28:00 AM

    You are such a wonderful daughter! And the sake sounds fantastic!
BANKER-CHUCK 9/9/2010 10:50:00 AM

    Thank you for your "Secret" shake. My mom just turned 90 and needs to gain some weight since she does not eat much. She is in good health but the weight loss is due to not eating enough at each meal.
JUST_DEBORAH 9/9/2010 10:34:00 AM

    Super!!! ALl the best to you and your Mom!!!!
STEVO5O 9/9/2010 10:15:00 AM

    Thanks MaryAnn. My mom doesn't have cancer but she has battled severe Rheumatoid arthritis for many years. She weighs 71 pounds now and this just might be the trick. I'll give it a try. Bless you beautiful!

BAILEYS7OF9 9/9/2010 10:08:00 AM

    Wow that sounds good!!! I'll remember this in case it is needed in the future. You are amazing with all that you do! emoticon emoticon emoticon
TKADEEPBREATH 9/9/2010 9:10:00 AM

    You know I'm rooting for your team. This is great and you are just the best!!! My heart is with you and your lovely family!! emoticon Jan XXOOO
JIMH1970 9/9/2010 9:06:00 AM

    Good job Dreamrgrl!
I'm proud to be considered your Sparkfriend!
KIMBEROU812 9/9/2010 8:22:00 AM

    You, my dear, are the supergirl for the way you care for your mom! YOu are a beautiful example in so many ways and I admire you! Thanks for sharing this! I know it will help many :)
DEBBIEDAY 9/9/2010 8:22:00 AM

    I'm saving this for future reference- will send it along to my mother and grandmother. Sounds great! Thanks for sharing!
WOODSYGIRL 9/9/2010 8:19:00 AM

    This sounds terrific! Your Super Girl Shake is perfect for your Super Momma from her Super Daughter! Thanks so much for sharing!
SHERLYN-WILL 9/9/2010 8:15:00 AM

    THANKS for sharing this. My son is trying to put on weight... he is not sick but he is thin... He will try this! THANKS again. I pray already for your mom, my dear!
FLORIDASUN 9/9/2010 8:06:00 AM

    Thank you for sharing this our beautiful spark sister! I have a dear dear friend who has colon cancer, it breaks my heart to see her suffer emoticon I'll tell her about this!
Thank you SO much for sharing! We LOVE you, you KNOW we do! emoticon

Give your sweet mommers a kiss, what a darling she is! A real Supergirl...just like her daughter! emoticon emoticon emoticon
DENI_ZEN 9/9/2010 7:51:00 AM

    You take such wonderful care of your mom...and in "a most delicious way!" as Mary Poppins would sing :) My hat's off to you!!
NHGRL68 9/9/2010 7:25:00 AM

    Sweet of you to share your secret recipe:-) It sounds like you take great care of your Mom. Best wishes to you all.
PRAYDANCRUNLOVE 9/9/2010 7:23:00 AM

    You are a blessing, as usual. Another reminder that SP is so much more than just weight loss.
Great information; glad you shared it.
As usual, YOU ROCK!
KIMKURZ 9/9/2010 7:10:00 AM

    You GO Supergirl!!!!! A great little lesson about not giving up!
It is great to hear about someone who refuses to quit,who is LIVING life...will hold this supergirl story in my heart for a long time! emoticon emoticon
TEENY_BIKINI 9/9/2010 6:44:00 AM

    Go super girl go!!!
FELLE442 9/9/2010 6:43:00 AM

    Really good recipe!!! Prayers and blessing to you, your Mom and your family! God is a miracle worker!!! emoticon emoticon
MONKEYGETSFIT 9/9/2010 6:36:00 AM

    I wish I wanted to gain weight... it sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing for those who could really use it... sweet and special, as always.
DROPPINOS 9/9/2010 6:33:00 AM

    Sounds yummy!!! My Prayers goes out to your family emoticon
DETERMINED56 9/9/2010 6:21:00 AM

    Sounds delicious..I'm sure you are a wonderful daughter. Best wishes to all of you.
EPIPHANYANGEL 9/9/2010 5:06:00 AM

    The Shake sounds great.

Best wishes to your mother and yourself. emoticon emoticon
BEAR_GURL 9/9/2010 1:14:00 AM

    God bless you both; I know your mother is an awesome person to have raised such a wonderful daughter! You're both in my thoughts and prayers...if it wasn't for the weight gain, I'd try one= )
JUSTSLS 9/9/2010 12:38:00 AM

    God Bless you for taking such good care of your Mom. I went through a similar thing with my Mom. She was 85 when she passed away but in remission from lung cancer. I have 3 sisters and we took care of her to the end, her earth angels, I like to call us, and you are your Mom's. Prayers for your Mom and you.
CYNDY_55 9/9/2010 12:26:00 AM

    What A Great Super Shake! Wishing All The Very emoticon To *You* And Your ~"`*Mom*`"*!* emoticon {{{HuGGs}}}
GUCCIBEAR 9/8/2010 11:46:00 PM

    I just forwarded to my sil - she was diagnosed with cancer last week. They removed her lymph nodes on Friday and she'll be going through chemo as well. Thanks for sharing,
KNITTABLES 9/8/2010 11:44:00 PM

    Sounds good, Wishing your mom and healthy recovery and a long life. Your in my prayers daily.
HLTHYETER 9/8/2010 11:40:00 PM

    What a blessing you are to your mom! Sounds like a great idea.
TRISH2229 9/8/2010 11:38:00 PM

    Sounds tasty! My best to you and your mother. My prayers are with you all. emoticon

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