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Wake up call; Day 4 of Whole 30

Friday, August 28, 2015      14 comments

I don't even know if my dear Sparkfriends from FIVE years ago are still here, but if you are, hello and I MISS our interactions! Why is it SO hard for me to find my spark again! I lost 63 pounds and kept it off for a good 18 months. I was... Read more

To my PRECIOUS SP friends

Thursday, November 27, 2014      24 comments

I just wanted to say hello and I MISS you all! I've been pretty much inactive on SP for at least a 18 months. TOO long! And I need help! I've done pretty good the last 18 months with my eating--in fact, I hadn't had sugar since April 201... Read more

WOW--it's been a long while!

Saturday, December 07, 2013      22 comments

Hello to all my dearest SparkFriends! I'm SO sorry I've been MIA for these last 4 months! I can't believe it's been FOUR months since I blogged! emoticonRead more


Wednesday, August 28, 2013      27 comments

Hi to all my dearest Spark friends! I haven't fallen off the face of the earth, but sometimes it feels like I'm close! emoticonRead more

90 day streak

Saturday, July 27, 2013      21 comments

I'm THRILLED beyond words that today marks 90 full days of no refined sugar, pasta or rice, and very little white flour [been trying the last month not to eat any]. Rejoicing in God's grace that has empowered me with desire to change. And SO g... Read more

WONDERFUL two weeks

Monday, July 22, 2013      30 comments

Hi everyone! Well, the last two weeks have been a whirlwind, but OH so wonderful! But first things first, today is day 86 for no refined sugar, rice and pasta, and VERY little white flour. This is the LONGEST I've ever gone--period--WIT... Read more

Funny Update :-)

Tuesday, July 02, 2013      29 comments

Hi everyone, this will be quick but I just HAD to share this funny story! Today, Mary came in and announced, "Mom, Emma is making a nest." WHAT! Her babies aren't even a month old! Next Mary runs in the house excitedly announcing, "Mom, Emm... Read more

Update for all my BEAUTIFUL friends

Tuesday, June 11, 2013      22 comments

Hi everyone. I posted the other day that it had been 40+ days since eating refined sugar, pasta and rice, and VERY little white flour, and NOTHING changing on the scale. Today is day 45! Wooohooo! This is the longest I believe I've ever gone... Read more


Saturday, May 25, 2013      30 comments

Well, I was actually SHOCKED that the scale was friendly today! emoticon I lost 2#'s and I'll TAKE it! Thank you... Read more

Update on Health Goals

Wednesday, May 15, 2013      15 comments

Here is a link to some of my health goals:
al.asp?blog_id=5336694 In addition to the coconut oil and the raw honey and real salt, I also had started oil pulling... Read more

Jonathan's Graduation (video blog)

Friday, April 26, 2013      18 comments

Hi everyone! Finally able to post the slideshow that I did for Jonathan's graduation! It was a VERY special time!... Read more

Mmmm--real food is SO good!

Friday, April 26, 2013      16 comments

Hi everyone! Finally, we're back from our trip for Jonathan's graduation. We had THE best time with my family! 700 miles sure are a LONG way away--and it seems further, the older I get! One FUN thing is that my mom and I both qualified for a... Read more

100 Days of Real Food

Wednesday, April 17, 2013      24 comments

This is my 3rd week of changing my focus from losing weight to embracing a healthier lifestyle. I've cut refined sugar, flour, rice and pasta from my diet; however, I've still eaten corn tortilla chips, and I had some french fries yesterday at ... Read more

Week 3 & Spark Streaks

Sunday, April 14, 2013      15 comments

Starting Week 3 of no refined sugar, flour, pasta and rice. Last night I did have a sweet tooth so I made some homemade Hot Fudge LaraBars: dates, pecans, cocoa and vanilla in the food processor until it forms a ball. I took about 1 TBS ... Read more

Coaching Session

Wednesday, April 10, 2013      16 comments

I'm SURE enjoying the coaching, and want to publicly thank my good friend, Dottee, for sharing the GREAT deal of 3 free months with a pre-order of the new book. emo... <a href=Read more

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