Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    GREEN-EYED-LADY   34,838
SparkPoints
30,000-39,999 SparkPoints
 
 
GREEN-EYED-LADY's Blog Entry Summary View



We're supporting each other (alcohol-free)

Sunday, November 30, 2014      10 comments

Tonight I am finishing up 30 Days completely alcohol-free. And I'm proud of me. But I'm even more proud of my sweetheart, Johnny, who is finishing up Day Number 5. Why is 5 even better than 30 you ask ? Because Johnny was much more a... Read more

I'm on a Perpetual Vacation

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      6 comments

It's Thanksgiving time, and although I thank God daily for all my blessings, this is a special time to remember what we are grateful for. I am immeasurable grateful to God ... Read more

Take Time . . .

Saturday, November 22, 2014      4 comments

Take time to pray . . . it helps to bring God near and washes the dust of earth from your eyes. Take time for friends . . . they are the source of happiness. Take time for work . . . it is the price of success. Take time to think ... Read more

My Version of HALT

Friday, November 14, 2014      3 comments

I've heard for many years of the acronym, HALT, when you're tempted to have a drink. It stands for Hungry - Angry - Loneliness - Tired When you want a drink, you're supposed to stop and ask yourself if that urge is really one of thes... Read more

My New Vision Board

Tuesday, November 04, 2014      5 comments

Here it is: My New Vision Board which reads "ALCOHOL - FREE" I want to remain "positive" about my new status in life. I've got lots of positive words to reminds... Read more

Who Inspires You ?

Monday, October 27, 2014      6 comments

I've been Sparking for over 2 years now and I'm 30 pounds down from my starting weight. I've had many alcohol-free streaks, the longest being 107 days over the holidays last year. Right now I'm on Day #13 alcohol-free with no end in sight. ... Read more

Are You PreDiabetic ?

Thursday, October 16, 2014      4 comments

Did you know you can REVERSE Prediabetes and PREVENT Type 2 Diabetes ? emoticon First of all - What is Pre... Read more

A lot of work to make this coffee cake - but it was worth it !

Tuesday, October 14, 2014      6 comments

In the latest issue of Prevention Magazine they had several desserts that incorporated veggies in the recipe. I decided t try one: the Squash and Apple Coffee Cake. I c... Read more

Triumph Over Temptation

Wednesday, September 17, 2014      5 comments

I'm proud of myself today for saying "No, thanks". It was a BIG temptation. Our neighbor, (funny her name is "Angel") knocked on our door and offered us a bottle of tequila. "Do you still drink?", she inquired. We haven't had tequila s... Read more

My New Bike Actually Means LESS Exercise

Sunday, September 14, 2014      8 comments

I'm thrilled with my newest purchase which was delivered yesterday by UPS - a light blue all-aluminum Schwinn bicycle. My sweetheart, Johnny, had to do some assembly. Th... Read more

How to Ruin 5 Healthy Foods

Friday, September 05, 2014      8 comments

Have you ever noticed how you can take a really "good-for-you" healthy, nutritious food and totally RUIN it by how you prepare it or "top" it ? I've always been conscious of that when I'm trying to eat healthy and lose weight. Some peo... Read more

Chatted with the Author of the Book I Just Read

Saturday, August 30, 2014      5 comments

I just ordered the book "How to Change Your Drinking - A Harm Reduction Guide to Alcohol" by Kenneth Anderson from Amazon and read it immediately when it arrived yesterday. I quickly realized that I had been following the principles of the... Read more

I Broke the Rules - and Lost 40 Pounds Anyway !

Friday, August 22, 2014      7 comments

I don't track my food. I don't work out. I don't always eat breakfast. I don't go to bed at the same time every night. I don't get up at the same time every morning. I don't avoid soda. I don't avoid carbs. I d... Read more

I'm 56 years old. When will I ever grow-up ?

Wednesday, August 20, 2014      10 comments

I'm 56 years old and even though my mother is 83, she's still my mom and the mother/daughter dynamic still continues. I guess our relationship will never change until the ... Read more

Focus on God's Promises (not the Problem)

Sunday, August 17, 2014      2 comments

I've been watching Joel Osteen every Sunday for 8 years now. I always find him inspirational and uplifting. He is always so "positive". Today Joel talked about focusing on God's "Promises" rather than on your "Problem". During the fi... Read more


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Last Page