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CAROLJ35's Blogs

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      12 comments

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
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      18 comments

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???
Sunday, September 04, 2011      13 comments

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???
Thursday, September 01, 2011      12 comments

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
Friday, August 19, 2011      9 comments

Can you believe I ate all of this delicious food for 1229 calories??? Breakfast 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
Sunday, August 14, 2011      10 comments

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. ... Read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      13 comments

*****Added later for my Spark Friends: Please be sure to read the very first comment made by Giant Step. Prayer Request 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!!!
Monday, August 08, 2011      9 comments

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
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      10 comments

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
Thursday, June 30, 2011      3 comments

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
Saturday, May 21, 2011      13 comments

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
Not Even A Bite
Monday, May 16, 2011      7 comments

Week 2 of the Spring Challenge finds me with my tongue hanging out for something sweet, but I am living up to my statement - not even a taste of goodies this week. I always have sweets around because DH likes them. He has never smoked, never s... Read more
Goal #2, Sweets and Measuring
Friday, May 13, 2011      7 comments

For the second week of our Challenge, I will continue to work on the "sweets" situation as it went quite well this week but I still treated myself to a couple of goodies that I just didn't need. As a matter of fact, I am going to say publicly ... Read more
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      7 comments

Felt like I was running a restaurant tonight! Had dinner ready at 3:45 so kids could eat when they got home from school. Two decided to swim first. Oldest (15) came just after 4 o'clock to get his dinner. Nine year old came about 5 as he was ... Read more
Not Enough Calories Today
Sunday, May 08, 2011      8 comments

Can you believe I did not get enough calories today? I need to go to the kitchen and eat another half banana with some peanut butter. Or maybe a glass of milk. Had a quiet day, kids all called, DIL cooked dinner, grandkids brought me a ro... Read more

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