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New recipe today: Fig Jam/Sauce

Sunday, August 31, 2014

You can find it on my recipes page:

I would love your comments on any of my recipes!

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KANOE10 9/1/2014 9:46AM

    Your recipes look great. I did not know you had a page. I make keema all of the time. I will try yours. Thanks for sharing.

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HICKOK-HALEY 9/1/2014 3:10AM


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GERIKRAGH 8/31/2014 4:56PM

    Sounds good.

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Success IS the journey...

Monday, August 04, 2014

This is a great success story!

Instead Of Surgery, Man Pedals Off The Pounds

Is he thin yet? No.

Is he working to become healthier every day? Yes.

Is he having fun? Yes!

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LISAN0415 8/16/2014 1:01AM

    Every Healthy choice counts! This article is a great reminder!


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    Just loved this - started my day out the very best way, in humble gratitude.

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LINDA! 8/4/2014 10:48PM

    emoticon emoticon

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Californians, please vote!

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

And since I've been working in ballot processing, here is my two cents' worth of advice: please follow the instructions and vote correctly. The write-in line is only for valid, registered candidates. Do not write in your friend's name or Mickey Mouse or "none of the above". If you don't want to vote for any of the candidates, leave it blank and save your wisecracks for Facebook.

ANYTHING on a write-in line causes the ballot to be spit out of the machine, and it must then be handled by a team of workers who manually review the ballot against the list of candidates and then resubmit it for tabulation - this extra time costs taxpayer dollars, so please don't waste it.

For a list of registered candidates, see your city/county's elections website.

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    emoticon , although I'm not a CA resident.

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KANOE10 6/4/2014 7:33AM

    emoticon If you are going to vote, do it right!

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    emoticon from a Floridian here.

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EVER-HOPEFUL 6/3/2014 2:23PM


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IDICEM 6/3/2014 12:59PM

  I'm not a Californian, but well said!

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Article on struggling with food issues

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

I wanted to share this excellent article about struggling with food issues.

How I Lost 60 Pounds Without Dieting Or Eliminating Food Groups
by Nowreen Nazmi

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LISAN0415 6/10/2014 2:17AM

    Do you have netflix, or access to somoen with Netflix? There is an awesome, awesome documentary on there called "Hungry for Change"

I learned a few great tips on there for my new lifestyle that really really help.

Number 1 was "never tell yourself, "I can't have that" when looking at a food you would normally eat, but doesn't work well in your plan. Instead tell yourself: "I am choosing something better".

Also I liked the tip about actively visualizing your body the way you want it, and visualizing the number on the scale you want to see. I try that at night.

Good luck to you!

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IMAVISION 5/8/2014 6:07PM

    emoticon She sure did share a lot of sound advice, didn't she?

God bless!


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LEANJEAN6 4/27/2014 6:44PM

    It is a great article--Thanks-----All is well here this morning-Funny how things are always worse in the night----- Lynda emoticon

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KANOE10 4/2/2014 9:20AM

    That was an absolutely excellent article. Her tools are correct. Find healthy foods that you love. Take things with you to a family gathering. I am saving the article for future reading and checking out her newsletter..and also her recipes.

Thanks Mary!

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HICKOK-HALEY 4/2/2014 7:25AM

    Great article, and I agree. emoticon

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POSITIVEHOPE 4/2/2014 1:42AM

    Great article. Yes, our journey has to be tailor made for us so that it will be something we can enjoy for life.

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    Super reading. Thanks for the wonderful articles.

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EVER-HOPEFUL 4/1/2014 5:06PM

    thanks for shareing i also signed up for thier newsletter emoticon

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Rule #11

Saturday, February 15, 2014

I had an epic fail yesterday.

I ate well all day, went for a long walk, drank my water, went and worked in my storage unit for a while... and then I went to the grocery store hungry.

The end result? A bucket of fried chicken, a pint of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Therapy ice cream, and a very upset tummy.


That is all.

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LISAN0415 6/10/2014 2:14AM

    I know, I know! I have to remind myself everytime!!!

We went to the movies the other day right after I re-started my weight loss regime. I purposelly ate a lot of raw veggies before we went so that I would be so full it would be easy to resist the popcorn and candy that I would normally indulge in.

My 8 year old got a small popcorn and some candy, and I was able tp resist taking even 1 bite.

Yes, I know 1 bite is not going to ruin a day, BUT I know myself, I go down a slippery slope, 1 bite turns into me tumbling down a hill! That's true for some candy, pizza and tortila chips for me. I have trouble eating a small portion and ending up overindulging.

Well, hiopefully I can remind myself about the lesson you learned next time I go shopping.
Thanks for sharing!

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HICKOK-HALEY 3/30/2014 12:01AM

    I agree lol. Fortunately I go shopping when I am full. I never did this on purpose, just works out that way. How are you feeling?

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TONBEN 3/21/2014 9:32AM

    lol I have so many of those days, of course if we were closer it would be worse, cause your have to share that Ben and Jerry's. You've done amazing, just get back on track! emoticon

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FIFIFRIZZLE 2/21/2014 3:38AM


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KANOE10 2/16/2014 12:39PM

    Yes..I am also vulnerable when shopping when I am hungry. I keep 100 calorie packets of nuts in my purse for such times. I also stop in and drink a hot herbal tea while shopping.

Have a great new day today. You can do it.

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STEPH-KNEE 2/15/2014 10:35PM

    So true!! emoticon

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SABLENESS 2/15/2014 7:03PM

    Amen to that. Happened to me last week. BAD idea, going hungry. Takes a day like that to remind us how bad. My stomach doesn't like overindulgence any more.

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