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Happy Thanksgiving!
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      11 comments

Hiya, Sparkfriends! Long time no see! How is everyone doing? Last I wrote, we were preparing to move to Colorado. Well, we're here! It was an interesting adventure getting our house packed up, cleaned up for sale, then traveling for 4 d... Read more
The Big Storm: Hurricane Matthew
Monday, October 24, 2016      4 comments

So much has happened in a short period of time. Let me try to recap. My husband and I went on a lovely vacation to Victoria BC at the end of September. We flew into Seattle, then took a high speed catamaran trip to Victoria for a weekend.... Read more
My Life Has Gone Nuts!
Monday, October 10, 2016      10 comments

Long time no blog, and so much has gone on! I'll have to do the quick version and fill in the stories later. My husband and I went on vacation in Seattle and Victoria. Had a great time. I got a cold a couple of days before we went home,... Read more
Vacation Day 1
Thursday, September 29, 2016      5 comments

First, please excuse any typos, grammar, formatting and especially weird autocorrect word changes. I am typing this on my phone. Since I knew I was going to be navigating a sugary world once I left the comforts of my home, I opted to skip ... Read more
Results from my Physical
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      9 comments

I just got back the results from blood work from a physical a couple of months ago. I don't mind sharing the result with you all. When I first started Low Carb dieting, it was really hard to wrap my mind around eating fewer carbs and more fat.... Read more
Change in Goals
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      6 comments

I'm changing my goals for the rest of the year. I knew September would be busy with work travel, vacations and my birthday, so I figured that I would be maintaining my weight through the month. I had planned to get back to work on weight l... Read more
Gilmore Girls Fashion
Monday, September 26, 2016      4 comments

Something totally random for this Monday morning and a departure from my regular blogs. Anyone a fan of the Gilmore Girls from the dawn of the millenium? I ran across this article where a writer dressed like Lorelai Gilmore to gauge the re... Read more
Winning Formula
Saturday, September 24, 2016      7 comments

I've had a rough week since coming back from my work trip. I've been getting up late, not having much energy, and been pretty lazy. One of my trouble spots in the past is that I do really well with a regular schedule of good eating and exercis... Read more
Working With Our Individual Needs
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      7 comments

This is the story of two very different people. One person doesn't gain weight easily, and can eat grains and starchy carbs without issue. The other person gains weight very easily when eating grains and starchy carbs, and has uncontrollable h... Read more
Home For A Week
Monday, September 19, 2016      5 comments

This morning's weigh in confirms it: I successfully maintained my weight during my work trip! I left and came back at the same weight! ... Read more
I Survived!
Sunday, September 18, 2016      7 comments

It's a carb world, but I made it back intact! I checked my ketostix as a quick snapshot, and somehow I managed to stay fat burning the whole trip! The scale shows that I successfully maintained my weight! On Day 2 of the conference, they ... Read more
Carby Conference
Thursday, September 15, 2016      9 comments

Today is day 2 of my conference. I would rate my success a 7 out of 10. Passing, but not great. The breakfast provided is a carb fest. Bagels, donuts, Danishes and cereal. There is low fat yogurt with 18g of sugar. There's no protein, ... Read more
Surviving Out in the Urban Wild
Tuesday, September 13, 2016      8 comments

Just a super quick update on my progress. I am managing to survive the scary, carby world out there, but it hasn't been easy. Dodging sugars has been my biggest challenge. I ordered a mocha latte, then realized that the chocolate syrup was pr... Read more
60 Day Review
Monday, September 05, 2016      8 comments

----Note: I am changing my blog status from private back to public. Any posts that I find as less than supportive, backhanded, or rude I will remove. This is about me, and what is best for me. If you find it interesting, welcome along for the ... Read more
Breakfast Egg Cups
Monday, September 05, 2016      3 comments

Anyone who is on Facebook or PInterest have probably seen the breakfast egg cups. This morning I made my own take on it. I took a couple of silicon cupcake molds, and put a slice of ham and cheese in it. I cracked an egg inside the cup. ... Read more

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