ARTINA4's Blogs

Sugar...Sugar...or Sugar?
Monday, April 14, 2008     

Info from Many kinds of sugar exist -- beyond white, powdered, and brown. Although sugar is not generally touted for its health benefits, some types are far more natural and healthy (and less synthetic) than conventional w... Read more
Setting a Christmas goal has helped...
Tuesday, December 11, 2007     

I set a Christmas goal to get to 189 by December 25. I have been working extra hard to make it happen and have been able to walk.... no run.... away from temptations. One of the things that has really helped me is to keep all the goodies... Read more
Hungry Girl and Noodles Low in Carbs
Saturday, December 01, 2007     

I love these noodels- I use them for a "fake" ramen. Whoa! Big news, people. In just a few short weeks, House Foods, the people who brought us Tofu Shirataki in Fettuccine and Spaghetti shapes, will officially unveil their brand-new (and ... Read more
Hungry Girl is the place to go
Saturday, December 01, 2007     

No one loves pumpkin as much as Hungry Girl does -- the fat orange fruit (yes, it's technically a fruit 'cuz it has seeds!) and HG have been BFFs forever. So it was inevitable that a fantastic pumpkin pie swap would come from the HG kitchen. Wel... Read more
Great Salad Dressings!
Sunday, October 28, 2007     

Important info on salad dressings: I want to share an awesome salad dressing called: Galeo’s Cafe Miso Salad Dressings. They are low in calories and fat. I buy the “caesar salad dressing” (only 14 calories and 1 gram of fat per table... Read more
How I've lost 50 pounds...
Saturday, October 27, 2007     

I lost over 100 pounds about 18 years ago and I kept it off until January 4, 2001, when I lost my 19 year old son... Dieting for me is a way of life. I count calories and count fat grams... I started this diet consuming about 1600 calorie... Read more
Keep working at it: it will come off.
Sunday, October 21, 2007     

I think the key to a successful diet, is to make sure that you change your favorite recipes to healthy low fat recipes. It's just too hard to change both your calorie intake and the types of foods you eat all at once. I think that's why ... Read more
Just Do It!
Sunday, September 30, 2007     

Why... why... do I find myself doing the same thing over and over. I get to this place by doing something that works and slowly but surley I find myself up against the wall wondering how come I'm not losing weight??? Well.... I stopped doing a... Read more
In Memory of My Son, Chris... Mother's Day.
Friday, May 11, 2007     

With Mother's Day closing in on me I feel the need to stop and bring attention to the ache in my heart and the fear in my stomach. This day is a difficult day for all parent's who have lost a child and to all children who have lost a mother. ... Read more
White knuckles
Thursday, May 10, 2007     

Today I weighed after a long struggle with eating healthy, exercising and doing everything I thought I could do to lose weight. After almost three weeks of hard work I had gained 2.5 pounds and was becoming very discouraged. I kept working at... Read more
I can see results-
Tuesday, March 20, 2007     

Slowly, one day at a time and one pound at a time, I am starting to change inside and out. I have struggled with the loss of my son and at the same time gained weight- I stopped caring about what I was eating- I just didn't have the energ... Read more
Why do we chase what we want, when what we have really is enough?
Friday, March 16, 2007     

After the loss of my son the understanding of true happiness became crystal clear. We really need to stop chasing outside ourselves and start turning to our children and realizing that the lottery is within them, because money means nothing wh... Read more