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I'm Fighting That Urge!
Sunday, February 20, 2011      8 comments

It is 3:30 PM and all afternoon I have been fighting the urge to eat something sweet - you know - something I shouldn't eat! I am determined to lose weight on this challenge and keep it off. I have gained since the last challenge ended and am ... Read more
Small Goals to Start
Saturday, February 19, 2011      7 comments

My sister has been visiting for one month and I have gotten a little off track. I have logged my food for so long and can't believe I have not been doing it this past month. So as a member of Team A I am to set my goals for this new challenge... Read more
Kind of Disgusting!!!
Monday, February 07, 2011      12 comments

Yesterday Spark People gave us a page to go to so we could read about someone who was doing a good job on this site. And when you went there, it was set to private. Waste of my time!!! This morning when I huddled on a team, I saw where someo... Read more
Saturday, February 05, 2011      5 comments

My nephew in India is having a Super Bowl Party at 4:30 AM Monday morning. His friends will arrive to watch the game, the cook will serve a burrito breakfast and then they will all have to go to work. Hope the game is over by the time they hav... Read more
A Lovely Luncheon
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      4 comments

Went to Ladies Luncheon and Style Show and enjoyed it. Last table to go through buffet of a couple hundred salads, appetizers, desserts, etc. I did pick the lowest caloried foods I could, mainly fruits and veggies. Desserts didn't even appeal to... Read more
Our Surprise Christmas Gift!
Monday, December 27, 2010      8 comments

Did I tell you of our surprise Christmas gift? It arrived in a green van from northern Ohio Christmas Eve morning about 11 AM. Our son and wife drove 18 hrs. straight to get here - never turning off ignition the whole way. We were so surprised. ... Read more
And The Cookie Fell Apart
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      8 comments

This morning I baked some cookies and the last one I took off sheet completely fell apart. Oh, was I tempted to sample that cookie since I had never made them before. But guess what! I didn't taste a crumb! I am into Day 4 of this challenge... Read more
What A Day To Start A Challenge!!!
Saturday, December 04, 2010      10 comments

Of all days, the challenge started today when we had a pancake breakfast to start the day and a spaghetti dinner to attend for the evening meal. But I did real well. Ate only one pancake with a little sugar free syrup and two small sausage li... Read more
Thanksgiving Eve
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      2 comments

And we have so much for which to be thankful! Went to Community Thanksgiving services last evening and the ministers really pointed out how much we can be thankful for. We will join 4 other couples to have dinner at one of the park models. ... Read more
Low Country Boil
Saturday, November 20, 2010      6 comments

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My Brain Goes 75 MPH
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      3 comments

I just wrote this on one of my team's chat threads, then thought, "Why not make it a blog?" Why do I always have so much I want/need to do? Even on vacation I strive to get as much done as possible: Work on computer Get Thanksgiving c... Read more
Thursday, October 28, 2010      3 comments

Did you watch Shrek tonight on NBC? I do not watch much TV, but did watch Shrek since my nephew was responsible for all of the animation. He is 30 years old and a supervisor for Dreamworks. We are all very proud of his accomplishments.... Read more
Saturday, October 16, 2010      7 comments

I never peeled sweet potatoes in my many years of cooking, always baked them as my mother did. Today I peeled 3 very large ones (we got fresh ones from sweet potato farmer in NC) and those three, all cubed, made a 6 qt. pan 3/4 full. Cooked qui... Read more
I Pigged Out on Veggies Tonight!
Friday, October 01, 2010      9 comments

Stopped at Piedmont Farmer's Market on way home today and bought nice little zucchinis and summer squash. Couldn't wait to cook them! Sauteed 5 sliced squash in olive oil with plenty of onion, garlic, and dried herbs. Then added garbanzo bean... Read more
Almost Home
Thursday, September 30, 2010      6 comments

About 5 more travel hours and I will be home. Anxious to get back to tracking my food and getting in more exercise. Also ready for blue skies and sunshine! GO, CARE BEARS, GO!!!... Read more

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