350-calorie super-filling lunch (with photo)
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      16 comments

Just posted a recipe for this super-simple dish I made for the first time for lunch - we LOVED it! The title is "Black Bean and Yellow Rice Spinach Wrap", and I've created ... Read more
Your favorite healthy dishes for the freezer...?
Sunday, June 12, 2011      4 comments

I'd love to get some new ideas for cooked items (either single or multi-ingredient ones) to put in the freezer for quick meals. I'm thinking of getting together with a friend to do some batch cooking, so thought I'd poll my Spark-friends for inp... Read more
All About Color Fresh Veggie Casserole (recipe and photo)
Friday, June 10, 2011      13 comments

All-about-color Fresh Veggie Casserole 2 large zucchini, sliced 2 “ yellow squash, sliced 1 medium onion, chopped 2 large fresh tomatoes, cut into bite-size... Read more
The crawling swimmer - what an inspiration!
Monday, June 06, 2011      11 comments

Went with hubs to the YMCA this evening; he hit the pool while I was doing my thing in the gym. When I came to the pool area, showered off my sweat and donned my bathing suit, he was in the whirlpool, but got out to swim again with me. While cat... Read more
A brief thought for Vacation Bible School workers:)
Monday, June 06, 2011      4 comments

V.B.S. kicks off at our local church today, and I've heard of others as well. Since I feel more equipped and gifted to serve with senior adults, my V.B.S. involvement is more in line with behind-the-scenes help. Recalling hectic and exhausting ... Read more
Red, White and Blueberry Festival (with photos)
Saturday, June 04, 2011      6 comments

This is an annual event near us. In addition to a weekly farmers' market, blueberry growers bring plants and berries to sell. Vendors, including restaurants, create tantalizing blueberry-based dishes to share, and the Chamber of Commerce gives o... Read more
That didn't work too well:(
Friday, June 03, 2011      6 comments

Desperate to break through this plateau, I decided yesterday to cut back on my starch/grain servings and ramp up my protein. I've heard it helps to provide satiety and could possibly get the scale moving. Well, yesterday went pretty okay, but to... Read more
New government guidelines simplify nutritional data
Thursday, June 02, 2011      5 comments

Do you find the food pyramid confusing? Obviously many do, and the federal government has just introduced a way to simplify choosing healthy foods and portions to put on the dinner plate. (This way of adding a good balance of items from the diff... Read more
My upcoming Sparkiversary!
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      6 comments

Wow, I can't believe it has been almost a year since I found Sparkpeople! It's been great to have the articles, the videos, the nutrition/exercise-trackers, the goodies and various other tools, but hey...the best part of Sparkpeople is............. Read more
Calling all Sparklosers... please log in your current weight loss total:)
Saturday, May 28, 2011      12 comments

Some of you have lost a hundred pounds or more, some ten to twenty. Others, like me, arrived here close to goal, so your poundage-dropping may not be in the double digits. ... Read more
Back from vacation (with photos)
Saturday, May 28, 2011      10 comments

It was one of the best I can remember. We had lovely weather as we visited my daughter in NW Georgia. Since she moved up there several years ago, we have gotten to know several of her friends, and now they are our friends as well! ... Read more
A chuckle from the dentist's office:)
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      12 comments

I went with my daughter to take my granddaughter to the dentist today. Near the waiting area, there was a framed bit of Scripture - it wasn't the complete verse, but it gave me a big grin when I thought of it in relationship to where it was: "Op... Read more
Kudos to Chris and the team for the new nutritional trackers!
Monday, May 16, 2011      15 comments

When I prepared to log in my breakfast, I saw the new tracker set-up. My first thought? "Why can't they leave well-enough alone?!?" I almost hit the button to use the old way, but then I thought, "Hey, this new lifestyle is about being willing t... Read more
A Spark day in emoticons:)
Sunday, May 15, 2011      9 comments

emoticon ... Read more
Simple math and stunning results
Sunday, May 15, 2011      6 comments

Here's a quick way to gain 50 pounds in one year: drink two 20-ounce bottles of Coke Classic a day. Sound hard to believe? Here's the math: each 20-ounce bottle contains 242.5 calories, so that's 485 calories in two bottles. Multiplying that tim... Read more

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