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8 YEARS TODAY! (Oct 25)

Saturday, October 25, 2014

i LOVE Sparkpeople! I've lost 100 pounds several times in my life...only to gain it all back in record time! I never made the "lifestyle" change....this time I did! I had to let go of the all or nothing mentality. That was so hard for me to do!

I never followed the Spark diet, nor did I use this site for tracking. I did my own thing and came here for support and to interact with like minded people.

Thank you Sparkpeople! You're the best!

  
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DS9KIE 10/27/2014 12:11AM

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SUSUSUZZZIE 10/25/2014 10:31PM

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VERY IMPRESSIVE!

Keep up the great job!

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You look great and I am amazed !! I hope to lose over 100 pds but have been stuck for 2 years !! I hope I can say that one day also !!




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RICKHANN 10/25/2014 1:30PM

    It's true, you really need to make the change for good in order to keep it off. You look great!

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MTN_KITTEN 10/25/2014 12:57PM

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Take care of ... YOU.

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Tomato Wrap (Flat Out)

Friday, August 08, 2014

I love these Flat Outs! 90 calories! And 9g of protein!

This is what I've been having for breakfast everyday for the last few weeks




  
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DS9KIE 8/20/2014 9:56AM

    great idea

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GAYEMC 8/12/2014 5:18PM

    Looks yummy!

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SUSUSUZZZIE 8/9/2014 2:43AM

    Great idea! Looks yummy!

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YVETTEB57 8/8/2014 3:31PM

    Where do you find them?

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JLPEASE 8/8/2014 12:02PM

    Yumm!
I'll have to look for these at the store!
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ALICIA214 8/8/2014 12:00PM

 


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Cabbage- Mushrooms- tofu

Thursday, January 23, 2014

  
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DAVIDPRESCOTT 2/15/2014 3:45PM

    I have just swapped to a low carb diet which I am REALLY enjoying and tofu seems to be something people suggest a lot.

I WILL cook something with it this week - you have inspired me emoticon

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DS9KIE 2/1/2014 8:45AM

    yum

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GAYEMC 1/27/2014 12:40PM

    I like all those ingredients!

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GAYLLYNNE 1/24/2014 7:33AM

    That looks yummy. How was it?

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Fried Oysters w/ tartar sauce (Low Cal)

Saturday, January 04, 2014

I had a craving last night for fried oysters with tartar sauce. So my challenge was to try and make it as low cal as possible.

1. TARTAR SAUCE: (reg has 160 calories- mine has 60 cals) next time I will add some finely chopped pickles to this:



2 BREADING: this fish fry seasoning was way too salty. Next time I will use just a tad with a little flour (no milk or egg wash)


3 OIL: I used Zero calorie butter spray to fry them. I wasn't sure if this would work or not, but it work great!


4 One medium oyster has approx. 40 calories ( plus a few more cals for the breading) I ate 5 of them. Very filling!


  
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LINDAMARIEZ1 5/16/2014 11:47AM

    wondering where you buy oysters like that? are they canned?

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MCJULIEO 1/6/2014 12:12PM

    Niiiiiice!

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GAYEMC 1/5/2014 9:43PM

    I love oysters. You made me hungry for some. I got a jar at Costco around Thanksgiving, made stew, ate raw, poached them with eggs and spinach, fried a few (I used crushed saltines). You just made me hungry for more.

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BRENDABUNNY 1/4/2014 9:09PM

    I recently started baking mine and they are delicious I just lightly dust them in Italian bread crumbs and bake 20-25 minutes...One of my best friends husband is an oyster slayer (that's the funny name for him after 30 yrs) they live in Naselle Washington and he is the supplier for the cannery..We went to the beach over xmas and he gave us 1/2 gallon for xmas emoticon the next day we got home and I breaded & froze them and then I just bake them frozen when wanted...You can never go wrong with oysters emoticon

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-SHAWN- 1/4/2014 3:33PM

    Looks wonderful, great ideas for reducing the calories!!

FYI: The FDA labeling law says that if there’s 5 calories or less in a serving, a food can be labeled calorie free.
In I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Spray, after the 1st. ingredient water the next 3 are Soybean Oil, Salt, & Sweet Cream Buttermilk.
1/4 of a spray is a serving, so one full spray is probably 20 calories.
These are what many refer to as 'hidden calories'. It's basically label trickery :-(
One spray bottle of that I'm guesstimating would be something like 1800 to 2400 calories...
See:
http://www.s
cientificpsychic.com/fitness/la
bels2.html

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ALIHIKES 1/4/2014 12:49PM

    Looks great! I'll have to try your recipe

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LADYFROMTHEWOOD 1/4/2014 12:03PM

    How weird b/c I had a craving for fried oysters all day yesterday as well! I even ended up buying a little container of oysters last night. Maybe I'll fry those bad boys up today!

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Pumpkin Oatmeal (baked)

Friday, December 06, 2013

I made this yesterday and it was so delicious! It's not very sweet (I like sweet!) so I used a little bit of sugar free maple syrup on top.



  
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LINDAMARIEZ1 5/16/2014 11:45AM

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MEMORIES7 1/14/2014 9:03AM

    Hello Friend, Thank you this sounds so good! I will try it! Hugs, Rose:) emoticon

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GAYEMC 12/16/2013 5:31PM

    Sounds yummy for a cold morning!

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DS9KIE 12/7/2013 12:12AM

    yum

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LKWQUILTER 12/6/2013 7:17PM

    I love oatmeal but pumpkin is not usually my favorite. I have added a can of pumpkin to a box of angel food cake and really love it! I will have to try this. Thanks.

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-SHAWN- 12/6/2013 5:17PM

    Yummy!

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MCJULIEO 12/6/2013 10:00AM

    I would never have thought of this on my own!

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SISSY_24 12/6/2013 9:15AM

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CHRISTINECAN 12/6/2013 9:07AM

    This sounds yummy and like it could 'placehold' for a lot of less healthy alternatives.

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