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Mindless Eating

Monday, July 04, 2011      2 comments

I just finished reading a booked called "Mindless Eating - Why We Eat More Than We Think" This is a truely wonderful book by Cornell University consumer behavior professor Brian Wansink.... interested? here his website - you can also find... Read more

A surprising find in a Murder Mystery novel...

Thursday, May 19, 2011      6 comments

I just finished reading a novel by Louise Penny called Still Life. It's set in Quebec and centres around a Detective and a small village called 3 Pines. I thoroughly enjoyed it and have already reserved a few more of her novels that are set in... Read more

O-M-G!!! I'm in the OneHundreds!!

Saturday, February 12, 2011      3 comments

I am SO excited. I usually weight myself Sundays, but wanted to take a peek today. And I'm 199.3!! Just 2.3 lbs shy of 80 lbs GONE! Now, it's taken me a while to accomplish this - with many slip-ups along the way - however I think i'v... Read more

6 days in a row!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010      3 comments

I think that the dogs think they're in heaven. I'm on vacation this week, and since Friday night I've been taking them to the beach for our walk. I even managed to get my oldest daughter to go with us yesterday morning. It was such a love... Read more

Sparking Myself

Thursday, January 07, 2010      5 comments

Well - I decided to post my january goals - hopefully it can be seen ok with my lack of technical savvy - haha Going well so far this month. Tonight, it's just my younge... Read more

Surviving December - ack!

Saturday, December 05, 2009      6 comments

Oh boy... this month is going to be TOUGH. I have a cookie exchange at work with some of the girls - I need to make 6 dozen cookies (packed in 6 - 1 dozen sets) to exchange. We'll do this over our lunch, which is good because I can simply ... Read more

Surviving Movie Night

Saturday, November 28, 2009      4 comments

ok... here's my plan... 1.) ensure that I eat my healthy planned meal - which is a 6" Subway Roasted Chicken breast sub PRIOR to going to the show with DH 2.) pack my FINN Thin crackers and a 1/2 oz of low fat cheese for a crunchy snac... Read more

A good week

Sunday, November 22, 2009      8 comments

Well - since taking the advise of a number of my Spark Friends, and having a snack in the evening that consists of protein, my Morning blood sugar has been 5.9 twice out of the last 3 mornings!... the one morning that it wasn't, I was 6.3... so ... Read more

Darn Blood Sugar!

Sunday, November 15, 2009      5 comments

I'v been focusing on trackin my blood sugar since the middle of September - this is when I also came back to Sparks. I use Excel to track my weekly Before Breakfast average and graph it week over week with a goal to get this number to under... Read more

My aching BUTT!

Sunday, November 08, 2009      5 comments

Well, you know you're out of shape (wait - round IS a shape!) when giving 2 Labs and 1 cat a bath makes your butt hurt the next day. Good grief! We noticed everyone scratching lately, and discovered a case of fleas. Yuck! I started with ... Read more

A rushed day!

Wednesday, November 04, 2009      4 comments

Back to work today and attempting to catch up after been off Monday and Tuesday. SO many e-mails to wade through! Left work an hour later than planned, and needed to stop off at the grocery store before heading home for a few items. Th... Read more

Back from Hospital...

Tuesday, November 03, 2009      3 comments

Sunday started out as any other, with a lovely walk on the beach with DH and the dogs. We can upon 2 sets of deer tracks walking along the shore - and were even able to catch a look at the deer with the binoculars that we always take with us th... Read more

Lunch OUT today..

Saturday, October 31, 2009      2 comments

My DH drove into the city today and had lunch at Montana's before heading out grocery shopping. Thank goodness for websites and nutritional data!. I checked out Montana's prior to leaving the house so that could plan what I would order, an... Read more

The Battle Continues...

Thursday, October 29, 2009      5 comments

My little voice was louder today. On the way home from work, my daughter and I stopped and picked up groceries. I stuck to my list, so no worries. I was starving, and knew that what I had planned for dinner would take about 45 minutes to ... Read more

I'm on a roll!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009      3 comments

My 6th day blogging! I'm surprising myself! Another wild day at work... only left my desk to visit the ladies room. Good grief. But I did eat my dinner at the table with DH again tonight.... and even though I've been working on an presen... Read more


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