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CAN'T BELIEVE TODAY MARKS 100 DAYS

Saturday, September 06, 2014      4 comments

100 days ago I joined a Spark Team called 100 DAYS TO A NEW YOU. I had gotten to the place where I wanted too many sweets and my weight had crept up from maintenance some 15 lbs. so I decided to take the challenge of 100 days with NO SWEETS. ... Read more

Our Wacky Red Male Cardinal

Sunday, June 22, 2014      3 comments

He is beautiful! He is bright red! He is persistent! He is wacky!!! For 3 months this beautiful red cardinal has flown into our windows with all of his strength! Not once a day! Not twice a day! But countless times a day! Not one w... Read more

MY APOLOGIES TO DR. OZ!!!

Tuesday, June 17, 2014      7 comments

Back in February I wrote a blog stating I had lost all respect for Dr. Oz because he was promoting this weight loss product which we all know is fake. Well, today on the Noon News I heard that Dr. Oz was going to Washington this afternoon to d... Read more

FINALLY!!!

Saturday, June 07, 2014      6 comments

Finally got in a full hour of water aerobics - and I am very tired tonight. Going to bed early. Grandson graduates tomorrow evening and service starts at 8 PM. Guess I'd better take a nap or I will never stay awake for it. Hope I have time... Read more

Day 5 / NO Sweets

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      6 comments

Did it! Only 95 more to go!!! May have been a tad easier today, but find I am eating good solid food and ending at high end of calorie count. So now I will work on NO Sweets along with lighter snacks. PS Got to talk to sister tonight a... Read more

Days 3 & 4

Monday, June 02, 2014      2 comments

Not really easy, but I have now completed two more days with NO sweets. And to this I must add, my younger sister came through very serious surgery at Cleveland Clinic today, but there is a rough road ahead. She has a great faith and we ar... Read more

Days 1 & 2

Saturday, May 31, 2014      2 comments

Joined the 100 Day Team to help with my battle of eating sweets. And I have just completed the first two days! Yay for me! Baked for grandkids this morning, then baked for DH. Never even licked my fingers! Read more

Why I Have Lost All Respect for Dr. Oz

Tuesday, February 18, 2014      6 comments

As I am trying to type this blog, up popped two pages of ads for Garcinia Cambogia. I am so sick of seeing those ads that don't even have an x for me to delete them. I have to go back to my ISP, bring up the page and get rid of it. SPARK PEO... Read more

DID YOU READ THIS MYTH?

Saturday, February 15, 2014      4 comments

Recently I read this MYTH in the newspaper. MYTH: The healthiest foods are fresh, not canned. FACT: Canned or jarred foods can be more affordable sources of vitamins and minerals compared to their fresh or frozen counterparts, according to... Read more

WHAT KIND OF THINKER ARE YOU???

Saturday, December 07, 2013      7 comments

I read this in an office today and thought it was very good: A NEGATIVE THINKER SEES A DIFFICULTY IN EVERY OPPORTUNITY A POSITIVE THINKER SEES AN OPPORTUNITY IN EVERY DIFFICULTY ... Read more

MY DELICIOUS "NO-SPAGHETTI" SPAGHETTI DINNER!

Tuesday, October 08, 2013      10 comments

It really tasted good to me and was loaded with vegetables! I used Turkey Italian Sausages (very low fat) and split them lengthwise and browned them in a little EVOO. Took them out of pan and added chopped onion, garlic, multi-colored peppers... Read more

How did you make that oatmeal sooo good?

Thursday, September 26, 2013      8 comments

That's what DH asked this morning after having it for two mornings. I used 1 cup oatmeal, 2 1/2 cups water, 1 small McIntosh apple, chopped, little handful Craisins and a couple of shakes Cinnamon. Cooked until apples were soft. Then topped ... Read more

ANYBODY WANT TO CRY WITH ME???

Monday, August 26, 2013      13 comments

My husband asked me what was clunking in the washer this morning and I had no idea what it was and you can't stop these washers to find out. When it was done, I found my 1 1/2 yr. old cell phone which one of our son's provides for us. I had l... Read more

A Worthwhile Quote I just Received!

Friday, August 23, 2013      6 comments

"Today may there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received and p... Read more

THE WEEK IS WINDING DOWN!!!

Saturday, July 06, 2013      4 comments

Still no emails from Spark!!! Still having busy days here on lake where weather is gorgeous! Still preparing lots of good meals. Tonight is rib roast, mashed potatoes, cooked carrots, cooked cauliflower with cheese sauce, sauteed zucchini an... Read more


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