GUESS WHAT HAPPENED AT THE BIRTHDAY PARTY!!!
13 of us ate seafood at a restaurant to celebrate a friend's birthday and then we all were invited to friend's house for cake and ice cream. I was just winding up the first week on the Winter Challenge and had done very well with no sweets or t... Read more
HEALTH MESSAGE - ON EXERCISE!!!
Got this in an email lately and thought it cute!
1. If walking/cycling is good for your health,
the postman would be immortal.
... Read more
HAVE YOU HEARD OF THIS NEW EXERCISE?
EXERCISE FOR PEOPLE OF ANY AGE
Begin by standing on a comfortable surface, where you have plenty of room at each side.
With a 5-lb potato bag in each hand, extend your arms straight out from your sides and hold them there as long as y... Read more
Since I Went Public
Am so proud to say that since I went public a few days ago and said I would quit tasting things I am cooking, I have had 100% success.
Amazing how all you "Sparkers" play such an important role in my life!
Thank You to all who have encourage... Read more
I WAS SUCCESSFUL TODAY!!!
I did it!!! Baked 9 dozen cookies and never took one bite!
Just see how powerful you Spark People are!!! You listen to me, encourage me, and I THANK YOU!!!... Read more
Must Go Public
Yes, I must go public with this statement or I won't live up to it!!!
My own kitchen is often my worst enemy as I do a lot of cooking and baking for a lot of people. Yesterday I mixed two batches of Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, one gluten free and... Read more
Should I Do the Fall Challenge???
I was just thinking that maybe I am a drag to the A Team since I did not lose the 5% that is our goal. Just doing the challenge does keep me better focused and really striving to get as much exercise as possible.
Then I have read of SP member... Read more
What's A Person To Do???
Not the first time this has happened!!! You see where someone puts in their huddle "I Need Support". So you take the time to go to their Spark Page to find it is set to "Private".
How can you support this person???
Tell me, what's a person... Read more
I Ate A Lot of Good Food for 1229 Calories
Can you believe I ate all of this delicious food for 1229 calories???
Natures Own 100% Whole Grain Bread - 1 slice, 2 serving 100 22 2 6
Jif Natural Creamy Peanut Butter, 1 tbsp 95 4 8 4
Banana, fresh, 0.5 me... Read more
PRAYERS FOR TEXAS
I believe our prayers asking for rain in Texas were heard as they were showered with a nice rainfall yesterday. We must continue to remember the drought areas in prayer as one rainfall is just the beginning.
FOR OUR FRIENDS IN DROUGHT AREAS
*****Added later for my Spark Friends:
Please be sure to read the very first comment made by Giant Step.
As evidenced by people living in Texas and Oklahoma and even here in Indiana , the drought condition is re... Read more
Carol's Bakery was open this morning!!!
Yes, my bakery was in operation in spite of the temp going to 100 today!
Made DH a simple blueberry coffee cake, then used the gluten free ingredients and made the same for son and family. Knowing I would have to have some and being determine... Read more
14 PEOPLE, 4 DOGS, 12 COMPUTERS
How times change! This week our kids are at The Lake House and there are 9 adults, 5 cousins ranging from 10 to 16, 4 dogs, and 12 computers. Everyone sits around at various times of the day editing their wonderful photos of all the events of ... Read more
A Warning for all the Summer Challenge Members Headed to DC
I got to Washington, DC yesterday, Wednesday. Now I find it necessary to warn all of you of several things. Bring your most comfortable walking shoes as you will walk, walk, walk. Yeah, we learned to travel on the Metro but had to do lots of ... Read more
ROTTEN BANANAS TO THE RESCUE
Yes, some people would call them rotten! I call them overripe. And when they reach that stage I slice them, put in freezer on flat tray, then make Stepf's Soft Banana Ice Cream. I love it and the strong urge for ice cream has almost disappear... Read more
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