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Creative Painting
Saturday, November 14, 2009      2 comments

If you enjoy creative painting, creating paintings with brushes and oils or watercolors or acryllics, etc. - please let me know. Many of us enjoy having a Diet Buddy to motivate us along the way to better health. I'm looking for some... Read more
The Friday Family Funnies - #1
Friday, November 13, 2009      7 comments

Somewhere, somewhen, back in time. . . Meant to be read with a smile on your face and a grain of salt in your hand: I was coming home from a hurried, harried, busy day in court, and stopped for burgers, fries and malts from the local Sonic.... Read more
What's your Happy Weight?
Friday, November 13, 2009      10 comments

This link was mentioned on Spark People's Leader Team and I thought I'd share it with you. We are all given our ideal weight by various charts, calculators and insurance companies. Happy Weight is a little different. Try it. Answer a... Read more
Sharing the wealth on Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      5 comments

What better time to feed the hungry? Before you begin to prepare your Thanksgiving dinner, while you're still shopping for everything you'll need to do that. . . Take a little time. . . Spend a little money. . . Give some food to y... Read more
Thankful Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      5 comments

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was a HUGE event. My mother was one of ten children and many of them lived nearby and all of them had kids. I had a lot of aunts, uncles and cousins. Thanksgiving meant everyone gathered at my gra... Read more
Thanksgiving FOOD for Thought!
Monday, November 09, 2009      6 comments

A few years ago I put together my family's traditional Thanksgiving menu and calculated the calories in each serving!! 3 ounces of Turkey (white meat): 144 calories Green Bean Casserole (1/2 cup): 116 calories Mashed Potatoes (1/2 cup):... Read more
Pray for Ft. Hood soldiers & familes
Thursday, November 05, 2009      6 comments

I live near Ft. Hood. Over 50,000 people there. Reports of multiple shootings there, in at least 3 different locations, multiple shooters, 20 injured, 7 dead. 1 suspect in custody, at least 2 that have evaded arrest. No idea of any ... Read more
Knit vs Crochet - Help!
Thursday, November 05, 2009      6 comments

Recently, I've had the urge to learn to knit or crochet. I don't know why, really, I just know that when I get these urges they stay with me until I do something about them. Can't ignore them. Trouble is, I can't decide which to learn. I... Read more
Dreaming; Drawing; Adding Color
Monday, November 02, 2009      4 comments

Back in the 80's, when I was. . . younger, I had a vivid dream in which I was watching cows grazing in a field. As I watched, one of the cows transformed into a line drawing. I woke up with a very strong urge to DRAW like that. Now I was ... Read more
What's your NAME?
Sunday, November 01, 2009      11 comments

What's in a name? Most people will agree that the best thing about Spark People is all the Spark Friends we find here! The experience would be very different if we had no friends. We get our ideas, support and encouragement, and the chance... Read more
It's TIME to FALL back!
Saturday, October 31, 2009      10 comments

It's time to "fall back" again. At 2 a.m. Sunday, you'll have to turn your clock back one hour, because it's the end of daylight saving time. Karen ... Read more
Candy, Candy, Everywhere!
Saturday, October 31, 2009      6 comments

Good Grief! The entire world is conspiring to put candy in my mouth after I went the entire week with no sugar! I guess Halloween week isn't exactly the best time to renounce the sweet stuff, lol. I bought 3 bags of Tootsie Roll Pops to h... Read more
No "White Stuff" end of 3 day challenge.
Friday, October 30, 2009      10 comments

I made it through the 3 day challenge to cut out the white stuff in my diet. Yes! I feel better! Dearly as I love pasta and bread, etc. I never feel very good when I eat it. Mostly because I OVEReat it, I'm sure. So doing without it ... Read more
No "White Stuff" Day 2 - Success!
Thursday, October 29, 2009      9 comments

Wow, I made it through the second day without any white stuff! NO SUGAR is part of that and a really big thing for me. Also no pasta. No chips. No hot bread and butter. Those are all things I resorted to once I became bored and fe... Read more
No "White Stuff" Day 1 - Success!
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      8 comments

Wow! I did it! Yesterday was Day 1. Yesterday, I avoided all sweets, potatoes (chips), various types of tasty bread and rolls, and PASTA! I wanted something sweet after lunch, but had a massage appointment and once I got on my way,... Read more

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