Wow! It has been quite some time since I logged onto Spark People. We no longer have internet service where we live, so my access is very limited.
How have things been for me? Well, I have lost a couple of pounds and hopefully, they will s... Read more
I have not been online much lately because our internet is now limited and we have to be careful of how much data is transmitted. But I am still hangin' in there. We bought a treadmill and I have been able to run indoors instead of outside where... Read more
Yesterday, I made Jill Nussinow's Spicy West African Sweet Potato Tomato and Groundnut Stew from her book, The New Fast Food. I omitted the oil and added carrot and celery. The dish had: onion, carrot, celery, sweet potato, cabbage, tomato, spi... Read more
It thas been over a month since my last blog. I think I lost my Spark again. This page just isn't working for me like it used to. Plus we now have limited internet and so I am logging on with my phone, a 4-inch screen and online typing is not mu... Read more
I found a show on youtube called Fat Families; Steve Miller finds obese families and then works with them for about 10 weeks and his motto is eat less and move more. I looked him up (it is a UK show) and he uses hypnotherapy. The families seem t... Read more
Well, it is that time of year again. The end of 2015 is near and I did not reach my goal weight and have to much to go to make it. So. this week will be spent preparing my mind for a successful 2016 in regards to eating healthy and exercise.
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Last night at Share A Meal, a community service where groups and/or individuals will make and serve a meal for the community, I ate what was served: Turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole. This morning, my fingers are aching. I am thinkin... Read more
It seems with the food choices we have available now, knowing how and what to eat to be healthy is a thing of the past. Today, man-made ingredients, preservatives, and artificial coloring are in most items on the shelves.
I watched a docum... Read more
Just a couple of weeks until the new year. I am thinking of the my successes and failures of this past year. One is of the sort of this quote, " I resolved to lose 10 pounds this year; only 15 to go." It has been a struggle. Fortunately, that is... Read more
I read an interesting article about our gut having a brain that leads us and guides us. You know, the saying, "I just had a gut feeling" or " I feel it in my gut" whenever we make some decision based upon what we call intuition, that inner voice... Read more
Well, it is almost the end of the year and tis the season of sugary junk food. I was tempted to make the family favorite cookies this year because my mom is not able to; but I have decided not to do so because of the ingredients: shortening, whi... Read more
"Commit to Commitment" ~ that is a phrase I heard on an episode of Fraiser, when Fraiser was wondering why he always broke up with that someone who was a good match for him. His brother suggested that it was because he was afraid to commit to co... Read more
I just read an article, nutritionstudies.org/no- body-needs-milk/ , No Body Needs Milk. I like to read comments on articles to see what and how others are thinking on an issue. I was amazed at how the majority of the comments... Read more
I found a cookbook, "Smart Muffins" , at one of the library book bag sales. I looked at it last night because my grandson takes his lunch to school and I try to bake him something so he'll have a healthy treat in it. The author, Jane Kinderlehre... Read more