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Round 2 Day 1

Thursday, September 24, 2015      13 comments

Dearest Friends! I'm SO excited! I lost 7.6#'s during my first Whole30! I'm such a hard nut to crack for weight loss! I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis, post-menopausal, and pre-diabetic [insulin resistant] plus I had a knee injury in May and I... Read more

Tomorrow is Day 30 of Whole30 Challenge

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      15 comments

So I was encouraged on the Whole30 challenge to write a little "After Action Report" or AAR. emoticon Questio... Read more

Day 25 Whole30

Friday, September 18, 2015      14 comments

Day 25 and changing things up a bit!!  Tastes SO delicious!  Cooked my wild-caught salmon in coconut oil with rosemary, chives and pink salt--then put on top of bed of greens with some avocado oil mayo, mashed cauliflower with ghee ... Read more

Day 23 Whole 30

Wednesday, September 16, 2015      11 comments

I was SO disgruntled and bored last night but the LORD gave me grace. And today I changed things up. I had the best chicken salad for lunch: chicken, eggs, tomatoes, green onion, and the avocado oil mayo! It was so good and really helped me o... Read more

Ultimate Healthy Living

Saturday, September 12, 2015      8 comments

I have a dear friend who has an AMAZING blog and I found out about this bundle through her. If you're interested in essential oils, healthier living, paleo, etc. then you may want to check this out. "FINALLY an easy and affordable way to d... Read more

Day 18 Whole30

Friday, September 11, 2015      17 comments

I was able to fit into a skinnier pair of jeans today! emoticon... Read more

Day 16 of Whole30

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      12 comments

I can honestly, from the bottom of my heart, say that this fajitas salad was EVERYthing I love about Mexican without cheese, sour cream or grains [tortillas or chips]. I honestly feel my taste buds are singing right now. Sautéed venison, m... Read more

Day 14 Whole30

Monday, September 07, 2015      13 comments

While my family had grilled brats, potato salad, baked beans and grilled corn on the cob, I enjoyed salad greens with grilled all natural [no sugar, nitrates, etc.] hot dog and brown mustard on top, roasted cauliflower and baked sweet potato fri... Read more

Day 11 of Whole 30

Friday, September 04, 2015      14 comments

Day 11 for me. Horrible headache last night but good this morning. The program has you cut grains, dairy, sugar [even stevia and xylitol], legumes, and anything artificial [even gum] for 30 days. I can't believe the incredible difference i... Read more

Day 6 of Whole30

Sunday, August 30, 2015      14 comments

Hi, today is day 6 of Whole30 and I'm loving how mentally alert I feel and how I'm able to stay focused on tasks which I haven't been able to do for quite some time. I woke up this morning grumpy and headachey. Also, **feeling** like thi... Read more

Wake up call; Day 4 of Whole 30

Friday, August 28, 2015      20 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

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