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Saturday, July 16, 2016      6 comments

I like this one - got a lot of stubborn dandelions in my yard. ... Read more
Recipe Websites
Saturday, July 09, 2016      3 comments

I'm planning to switch from Nutrisystem to a plant based diet in a couple of weeks, after my Nutrisystem food runs out. I've been reviewing recipe websites and inputting recipes I want to try into the SparkPeople recipe builder so I can easily ... Read more
Things are rolling along nicely
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      1 comments

I'm down 2.2 lbs for the week. Reflecting on the past week, I can't really think of anything I need to change for the next week. I don't have any challe... Read more
Down 1.8 lbs.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      12 comments

I'm down 1.8 lbs. I've lost 100.2 lbs. since last November. I'm pleased but not as joyful as you might expect. Not only do I still have a really ... Read more
Talent versus Persistence
Monday, June 13, 2016      2 comments

This morning, after reading the first chapter of the book "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance" by Angela Duckworth, I'm considering the difference between talent and effort. I'm thinking back to the times in my life when I did as well... Read more
Letha's Laboratory
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      5 comments

For the 31st round of the Biggest Loser Challenge on SparkPeople, I was given my first choice of teams, the "Spicy Sparkologists". This team uses the scientific method as the theme for their team which competes with other teams in the overall ch... Read more
Costco Frozen Veggies
Saturday, June 04, 2016      6 comments

I'm really enjoying Kirkland Signature Organic Frozen Normandy Vegetables. I divide the bag into four 622 gram servings, then cook one per da... Read more
Down 2.6lbs.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      3 comments

I continue to make slow and steady progress on the weight loss. I have a bit of a glitch with my exercise this week. I've been doing Jodi Stolove's 45 minute "Chair Dancing Through the Decades" seated aerobic exercise DVD every day since the f... Read more
SP Community Team
Thursday, May 19, 2016      2 comments

This morning I joined the SP Community Team. I think that staying engaged here with the folks on SparkPeople will help me keep focused on my health and fitness goals. If you are not familiar with this team, you get a little Community Team Memb... Read more
Happy Mother's Day
Sunday, May 08, 2016      4 comments

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Friday, May 06, 2016      3 comments

Picked up a hanging basket of Fuchsias from Fred Myers today and hung it up outside. I just love springtime. ... Read more
Yogi Tea
Wednesday, May 04, 2016      9 comments

I really enjoy Yogi tea and find a warm cup of tea helps with food cravings. My favorites are Ginger and Egyptian Licorice. I also drink Joint comfort, Throat Comfort, Blues away, Bedtime, Breath Deep, and Calming. I organize my teas in a cle... Read more
Beet Kvass
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      1 comments

I thought today I'd share a bit about my beet kvass. I drink two 3oz glasses of homemade beet kvass everyday for the probiotics. I credit beet kvass with calming down my IBS. Beet Kvass was traditionally made as a health tonic in many areas of R... Read more
Swamp Juice
Monday, May 02, 2016      3 comments

Hello all, Today I thought I'd share a bit about my herbal infusions. I've been doing these for nearly 2 years and credit them with reducing my chronic sinus problems. So, every morning, one of the first things I do is get myself a jar of d... Read more
Sunday, May 01, 2016      3 comments

I've been following Nutrisystem since February 4th and I'm losing about 3 lbs. per week. I find it easy. They have frozen food and shelf stable food but I mostly get the frozen food which is similar to Smart Ones or Lean Cuisine frozen meals. ... Read more

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