Easter Menu Tosses Tradition Out The Window
Sunday, April 24, 2011      1 comments

So in my zeal to prepare a super nutritious, low fat, high fiber luncheon for Easter, I guess I forgot to consider a couple things. #1 Just because I am looking to eat for optimum fuel doesn't mean the rest of the family is. #2 When trying ... Read more
Thanks for the Easter Menu Sparkpeople!
Thursday, April 21, 2011      2 comments

In an attempt to stay within my goal for calories over the weekend, I spent the extra time necessary to peruse the Sparkrecipes and have built my menu completely around what I found. ... Read more
At Last!!!! My Non Scale Victory (NSV) for March!
Sunday, April 03, 2011      5 comments

So my dearest Spark Buddy has shared this new term. NSV...or Non-Scale Victory. Thankfully I have had one this month! My scale has not been budgin' and I've found myself getting really discouraged, because I am a ... Read more
Yucky Blucky Day
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      2 comments

Havin' one of those bummed out, can't do anything right days. They don't happen often, Praise God, but every now and then self defeat, negative self talk and ice cream all collide and Yucky Blucky is what I get. Please pray for my self control... Read more
Sunday, February 27, 2011      4 comments

Oh my!!! Friday seems to be the day that brings me to my knees!! It didn't help that "Tweedle Hot and Tweedle Hotter" came in at the crack of dawn yesterday!! Talk about motivation....or should I say HUMILIATION!!?? Yep, you gues... Read more
Tuesday: Triceps and Legs
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      2 comments

Well, I've come to the conclusion that Tuesday's workout isn't so bad. I definitely learned my lesson about double checking the weight settings and did NOT over do it today. For those of you following my blog, you'll be happy to know I didn't e... Read more
Monday: Shoulders and Pec's
Monday, February 14, 2011      2 comments

Monday's are my day of the week to work the muscles in my shoulders and pecs. Relatively easy day. In fact, as this is week 3 in my new gym assault, I've come to call them "Merry Monday's". I generally enjoy the working out of these areas of my ... Read more
New Gym, Icy Hot and Oopsiedoodle!!
Sunday, February 13, 2011      4 comments

So, my local Curve's for Women modified their " butt crack of dawn " early morning hours which has forced me into a new workout routine. Wonderful!!!! Me????? For those of you who don't know, I'm a knockin' on the door of 50. Yep...ya heard me... Read more
Sabotage....Bring It On!!
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      2 comments

Yeah so....those of you who know me understand that to prepare for the overeating triple whammy of holidays, my strategy is to ... Read more
Friday, November 19, 2010      3 comments

A QUIZ YOU CAN'T FAIL....feel free to copy and paste changing answers to your own in a blog on your page. Thanks Sunny....this was fun. 1. Who used to be your superhero wh... Read more
Lavender Festival
Sunday, June 13, 2010      2 comments

The Lavender Festival in Cherry Valley California was a wonderful experience for heart soul and mind! Meg and I had a great day of relaxing and trying new foods seasoned with lavender. Lavender tea, lemonade, cheesecake, icecream, honey, and d... Read more
Brenda's Better For You BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger
Monday, February 08, 2010      3 comments

Super Bowl Sunday....the fam had requested homemade BBQ Bacon Cheeseburgers...AARRGGH!!! Temptation galore! What is a healthy eating girl to do?? Substitute the heck out of the usual recipe....and that is precisely what I did. I did use ... Read more
Spark Recipe was a winner!!
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      2 comments

WOW!! Tried the slow cooker chicken tortilla soup last night and it was unbelievably delicious! I made a few adjustments (that did not change caloric value) and it was a huge hit! Hope the Vegetarian Chili is just as good! Lovin' the SparkReci... Read more
Planning a Healthier Way!
Sunday, January 24, 2010      1 comments

I've always been a "lister". I plan menu's and then create my grocery list based on what foods I need. So planning ahead is something that has always been part of my routine. Breakfast and lunch have always been low fat, low calorie, high fib... Read more
Craving Comfort Food!!
Thursday, January 21, 2010      4 comments

AAARRRGGGHHH.....It's super cold today, and very, very, wet and my inner overeater is screaming out for something covered in gravy, or cheese or both! But NOPE....not gonna do it. Even though my fresh raw veggies and lowfat sandwich aren't exac... Read more