Planning Ahead
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      2 comments

I've taken on more hours at my part-time job and am now working at least three days a week. So I've had to become better organized. This morning I'm making a healthy SparkPeople lasagna recipe using nonfat cottage cheese instead of ricotta and... Read more
My Day Off
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      1 comments

Today I don't have to go to work, but I sure have a lot to do at home. I'm taking my car in for an oil change and checkup, going grocery shopping, and packing up and mailing stuff I've sold on eBay. I went over the grocery ads and am going to ... Read more
Bread Machine
Monday, February 23, 2009      0 comments

I like making my own bread, rolls, breadsticks, etc., because then I can be sure that only good nutritious ingredients go into them. I can use whole wheat and other whole grains and get lots of fiber. I can also eliminate or minimize sweetener... Read more
Eating Out & Staying in Ranges
Sunday, February 22, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday I had two occasions to go out to eat, and I was really pleased when I entered the foods on SparkPeople to see that I stayed within all of my ranges except a little over for fat. The meals I had out were delicious, and the conversation... Read more
Date Night!
Saturday, February 21, 2009      1 comments

For Christmas, I gave my husband a coupon book that I made on the computer. I called it "The 12 Dates of Christmas." Each month throughout 2009, I'm taking him out for something special. Tonight we're going out to a French restaurant i... Read more
Taking Care of Myself
Friday, February 20, 2009      2 comments

I've become a little busier than usual recently. I have increased my hours at my part-time job, and I'm taking more time to make sure I'm exercising and eating right. But it feels great, and I'm making sure that I don't let some of the importa... Read more
Fun Stuff!
Thursday, February 19, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday I bought myself something I've wanted for a long time...handknit socks! I checked a craft website called Etsy, which is sort of like eBay for crafters, and bought 4 pairs for a very reasonable cost. Now that I'm concentrating on my w... Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday I was going to do a 30-minute walk with my daughter and our two dogs. But we got to the park and decided to get off the main road and try out one of the trails. Then we decided to see how far the trail went. When we finally came out... Read more
Kick Start!
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      1 comments

I have been on a health and weight loss journey for a couple of years now, but have been at a plateau for a while, so I'm reinvigorating my program by getting more involved with SparkPeople. Today I've made a SparkPage and begun entering what I... Read more

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