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  • Day 1 of Get Healthy

    3/1/2015 5:00:57 PM, by TABBYKAT75

    today is the 1st of the week, the 1st of the month and the 1st day of getting healthy. Went to the doctor Thursday. Not a great trip. I have been on 3 different classes of diabetic meds and she said I failed those I am now trying Farxiga. It's good so far. I was told I have COPD and they sent me... Read more

  • Binge Eating / Honesty

    2/28/2015 11:18:04 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    artwork by Rose Bousamra "Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have." —Robert Holden "Other people are not medicine." —Amy Poehler Hi, I'm Jamie, and I have binge eating disorder. It's worse when I'm stressed out, when I'm not sleepin... Read more

  • Oh no! How did the flu get me?

    2/28/2015 1:40:49 PM, by CTUPTON

    SP has many articles about the flu--prevention ans treatment--oh and why it is different from a cold. And if it a "stomach, intestine" thing it is a different virus. I did not know the flu was primarily respiratory. So if you want to know more, do a search on SP for flu. Please do ... Read more

  • Useless wasteland --answer!

    2/28/2015 1:15:23 PM, by CTUPTON

    The Grand Canyon Well Ives sure missed that boat! chris... Read more

  • SP recipes---healthy swaps for things we love but should not eat often

    2/28/2015 1:13:31 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.sparkpeople.com/resource/n
    utrition_articles.asp?id=1984... Read more

  • Still hurts

    2/27/2015 10:57:08 PM, by KARENGROSS

    Keeping busy has helped Back to working all the time. Just what I wanted to escape.... Read more

  • Ima's Quote for the Day!

    2/27/2015 1:33:52 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 195 195 195195 195 195 195195 195 “Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of your reality is not their reality.” ― Shannon L. Alder 195 195 195 195195 195 195 195195 195... Read more

  • Truckload Thursday & Freaky Friday

    2/27/2015 9:43:08 AM, by PATTYR81

    Something is up with me. Yes, my scale frenemy too!!!40 18 Truckload Eating!!! Yesterday I just wanted to eat all day! While I foods I ate were all healthy and not junk, the quanty and frequency were high. I was just HANGRY. 20 I think it was the caffeine coffee I've been drinking the p... Read more

  • Using Sparkpeople for my Cardio

    2/26/2015 5:28:49 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    Yesterday I went searching through the videos here on Sparkpeople. I wanted to add something new that I could do at home. Found a few of Coach Nicole's cardio videos. Some are even done while sitting in a chair. I guess as long as you keep your feet & arms moving together then it's ok if your bu... Read more

  • Pedometer Adventures

    2/26/2015 9:22:22 AM, by PATTYR81

    Still figuring out how to live with new pedometer... 246 I lost it after half a day - fell off my jeans getting out of the Mustang...I was SOOOO bummed! Was ready to jet back to Walmart and get another one when I found it on the lawn by the driveway 224 OK, so clipping to my jeans is n... Read more

  • I will not be upset or mad

    2/25/2015 10:20:30 PM, by KARENGROSS

    From last night. It hurts.... Read more

  • Useless wasteland...where is this?

    2/25/2015 8:35:36 PM, by CTUPTON

    Joseph Ives was given the job of looking at a certain area of the US. Here is his summation: "A few years later, Ives wrote an extensive report on his mission in which he pronounced the ? a beautiful but essentially useless wasteland. “After entering it there is nothing to do but leave,” h... Read more

  • Early Morning Workout

    2/25/2015 6:40:07 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    As usual I woke up early, so I grabbed my cup of coffee while I checked facebook…my normal routine. But soon afterwards I decided to head out to the gym. I arrived there about 4:35am and was slightly surprised to see so many cars in the parking lot. Guess I ain’t the only early bird around here. ... Read more

  • Can't find my flylady motivational music ~!

    2/25/2015 5:18:56 PM, by CTUPTON

    It was so upbeat and motivating. Does anyone know what I am talking about? Thanks, chris 335 542... Read more

  • Fuhrman's food plate

    2/25/2015 4:03:24 PM, by CTUPTON

    Use the link below for a bigger picture. www.drfuhrman.com/library/food
    pyramid.aspx www.drfuhrman.com/library/food
    pyramid.aspx... Read more

  • Yoga and teenage girls.....

    2/24/2015 4:38:01 PM, by LILPAT3

    They wanted to try yoga but they really are not sure what it is. They get a mat and come prepared for......the unknown. We tried many different poses and the pose that was the most favored was the one most like napping. There was some definite crashes and one girls said "yoga ... Read more

  • Simple is Good; Simple and Cheap is AWESOME!!!

    2/24/2015 4:34:23 PM, by PATTYR81

    I finally MADE myself get to Walmart to buy a pedometer 313 DD#1 & I immediately took the three golden doggies on a walk... put 1907 steps on that baby! 224 Altho I work for a hi tech Fortune 100 company, in my personal life, I am decidedly low tech 221 I just don't have the interest ... Read more

  • Behind

    2/24/2015 10:25:06 AM, by MRSRLP

    I have been neglectful with my blog and most everything else in my life. I am trying to use the tools I am learning for life in general. One is to accomplish one small thing each day in my house that I keep putting off. Be it changing a shelf, cleaning all the knick-knacks in my cabinet, that is ... Read more

  • Concealed Carry Class

    2/23/2015 4:45:52 PM, by LILPAT3

    I did not get to ride yesterday because I signed up for a concealed carry class. I usually have a gun within reach...particularly when riding because I live and ride in rural areas. I made up for missing my ride yesterday. I rode for an hour and 15 minutes this morning at least at a 95 cadenc... Read more

  • Artificial Sweeteners in Milk? - The Dr. Oz Show

    2/22/2015 2:27:02 PM, by IMAVISION

    466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 As always - I 304 for stopping in to check this information out. God bless us all with the desire to seek out clear knowledge concerning the products we choose to purchase! 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 "Industry m... Read more

  • This Couch-Potato Went to the Gym

    2/22/2015 12:19:17 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    My roomie & her teenage daughter joined a gym a few weeks ago, but always seem to have some lame excuse for not going in to workout. A few days ago, I decided to check out the gym for myself. Yesterday a trainer showed me some cardio machines. He said my heart rate was too high for the s... Read more

  • Time for Irish Soda Bread--here is one recipe, there are many.

    2/22/2015 9:25:48 AM, by CTUPTON

    Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for currants 4 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch dice 1 3/4 cups cold buttermilk, shaken 1 extra-large egg, lightly beaten ... Read more

  • Lots more data about coconut oil...

    2/21/2015 9:00:03 PM, by CTUPTON

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut_
    oil... Read more

  • Coconut oil better? Well, no real proof. Darn.

    2/21/2015 8:59:13 PM, by CTUPTON

    From Nutrition Action Newsletter: www.cspinet.org/nah/articles
    /coconut-oil.html... Read more

  • Spark People's Top Stories today

    2/21/2015 9:35:33 AM, by MREE777

    5 Secrets of Naturally Thin People-- I read this article and feel it's one of the better one's I've read. It gives good, practical advice in short bursts that are easy to understand and should be fairly easy to implement. I especially liked the chart in point one--thank you SP! And, point 4... Read more

  • Las Vegas Athletic Club

    2/20/2015 7:35:24 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    I joined a gym today. I meet with my personal trainer & nutritionist tomorrow at 2pm. Today I stepped on a special scale that figures out your body composition. It said I was 43% fat. I get to re-check that once a month to keep track of my progress. I'm not sure how I can be almost 1/2 fat. I... Read more

  • Brain Flash & Head Slap

    2/20/2015 10:14:09 AM, by PATTYR81

    I've been very disgruntled about my weight hovering around 197, but have to admit that I really haven't been willing to do all the things I was doing before when I was on the losing track 2 As I was sipping my HOT skinny mocha, I had a brain flash 530 I am 'only' 20 pounds from my goal w... Read more

  • SP cardio for people with joint pain-Jessica Smith free videos

    2/19/2015 6:34:16 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.jessicasmithtv.com/free-wo
    rkout-videos/... Read more

  • Book name: Resilience by Jesse Close

    2/18/2015 4:54:51 PM, by CTUPTON

    Enjoy! chris... Read more

  • I AM ENOUGH!

    2/18/2015 2:26:25 PM, by KARENGROSS

    I need to hear this often. Feeling some great things slipping away. No fault of mine. Again, regardless of who I am with or who may or may not love me; I am enough.... Read more

  • Talk about a heat wave!

    2/18/2015 12:21:38 PM, by IMAVISION

    425 444 425 444 425 444 425 444 425 444 Talk about a heat wave! 246 304 for checking this out. Hope it brings a smile to your face. 100 God bless you on this eighteenth day, of this second month, in the year of our Lord 2015! 425 444 425 444 425 444 42... Read more

  • Our friend's home in Cohassett . MA . Yes, this is scary!

    2/17/2015 9:09:33 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Book about mental illness in the family of Glenn Close

    2/17/2015 8:56:08 PM, by CTUPTON

    Other people seemed to know about this family way before I did. That is not new. I think I live in a cave. Oh well. But I did find the book fascinating and eye opening. Jesse Close was not diagnosed till age 50. But she struggled all her life and no one put it all together till so late in her l... Read more

  • Egg and Spoon a book I want to read --for fun

    2/17/2015 6:40:09 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is what GOODREADS says about Egg and Spoon: "In this tour de force, master storyteller Gregory Maguire offers a dazzling novel for fantasy lovers of all ages. Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. Her father has been dead for years. One of her brothers has been conscr... Read more

  • 10+++

    2/17/2015 9:09:03 AM, by DRS510

    Choose your mood at 10+ first thing in the morning. Don't wait until life happens, because it will. It works! I actually decide before I get out of bed in the morning and select it later on the computer. Have a fabulous day - it might even get better!... Read more

  • Finally watched

    2/15/2015 9:04:34 PM, by MREE777

    "American, Imagine a World Without Her" I think every American needs to see this movie. http://americathemovie.com/... Read more

  • How healthy is "Healthy Choice" soup?

    2/15/2015 4:22:53 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    I still have a bad cough & runny nose. My roommate decided to get me some chicken soup because we have all heard that chicken soup is good for colds. Well yeah, maybe the soups that our grandmothers made from scratch. At least when Grandma made it, you could actually see the celery & chicken in y... Read more

  • You shall live

    2/15/2015 2:53:20 PM, by MREE777

    and surely not die! This was spoken over me in church today and I'm receiving it with thanksgiving! The antibiotics seem to be working. The pain and swelling are way down. The lethargy is still very present. I am required to wash everything that's touched my head in the last coupl... Read more

  • The War on Sugar

    2/15/2015 1:11:57 PM, by IVORYGIRL1776

    High protein, low carb (no desserts, cereals, breads, flour, pasta, or fruit). So far no grains or beans. I'm going to ask the doctor if I can at least add in a serving of beans or two during the week. It's not just a little hard for me; it's SUPER hard sticking to this way of eating. I'm fighti... Read more

  • Blood pressure while sick

    2/14/2015 1:31:45 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    I thought your blood pressure goes up when you're sick. Mine seems to go down. Took this at the pharmacy dept in the grocery store today while I was waiting for the bank to open. I have had a runny nose for a couple days now. I think the days that it was so warm here, that I drove aro... Read more

  • tumeric benefits and tumeric with BioPerine and arthritis

    2/13/2015 7:37:59 PM, by CTUPTON

    BioPerine(black pepper extract) is to improvement of the turmeric (curcumin) www.huffingtonpost.com/andre
    w-weil-md/turmeric-health-
    have-a-happy-new-year_b_79
    8328.html"And at least one new study suggests curcumin's value for arthritis treatment. Since arthritis is so common and the r... Read more

  • Oh now! Huge plumbing problems!

    2/13/2015 3:22:28 PM, by CTUPTON

    The toilet has apparently been leaking water to the basement ceiling--which was just newly sheet rocked and painted. It was so bright and beautiful. Water is raining all over the place down there. The guy we have painting the condo went to the basement and called me down there. I almost fainted... Read more

  • Another personal challenge

    2/12/2015 8:23:35 PM, by MREE777

    Okay, so I've been in some severe pain lately. I had a lump appear on my head and it disappeared. Almost immediately another appeared only this time on the part of my head that connects to the neck. The glands in my neck are swollen and sore. I haven't slept in two nights due to the pain. ... Read more

  • Inspiring Story!

    2/11/2015 9:16:11 PM, by MREE777

    www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.
    asp?post=how_one_couple_wo
    rked_together_to_lose_267_pounds from SparkPeople.com. Sorry, apparently I do not know how to copy a post on SP into a viewable link!... Read more

  • Its going to be a long day

    2/11/2015 4:01:12 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Its going to be a long day. Dad's therapy starts at 4:20pm and it was the only time that they had for him this week. So I'm going to be bored. I'm going to have my laptop and it'll keep me busy for a while. We have an estimated time on when we're going to Ohio but no set date yet. We might be g... Read more

  • The Beauty of Surfing SP

    2/11/2015 10:04:45 AM, by PATTYR81

    Altho I read SP posts every day, I've gotten to the point where I only sometimes comment and my blogging has really fallen by the wayside. I think it's my perfectionist nature. In the reading moment, I can't think of anything really profound or 'worthy' to say, so I stay in my brain and keep silent... Read more

  • frozen peaches for smoothies-- a new discovery

    2/10/2015 2:28:16 PM, by CTUPTON

    Along the way poking around SP I found something about frozen peaches. I can't find the original recipe right now but... I whipped up a smoothie in the Nutribullet: frozen peaches non fat sour cream frozen zucchini pieces right from the freezer It might be a stand in for ice c... Read more

  • Yesterday at the Zoo

    2/10/2015 10:33:13 AM, by MREE777

    Just thought I'd share a few pix... ... Read more

  • Will try the Meditarean Diet

    2/10/2015 9:59:03 AM, by MRSRLP

    Well, not much luck. I found I really need a menu for the week. I am also going to follow the Meditarean Diet. My doctor told me a long time ago to eat that way, that is when I had diabetes 2, high blood pressure, high cholesterol. Now I am off all the meds and at 71 my body seems to be working ... Read more

  • 14 Ways to Beat the Clutter-SP article--boy do I need this!

    2/10/2015 8:48:58 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.sparkpeople.com/resource/w
    ellness_articles.asp?id=1998 These photos are NOT MY HOUSE. Just examples of what can be done. ... Read more

  • Advice to people considering shoulder surgery--maybe knee surgery too....

    2/10/2015 7:34:04 AM, by CTUPTON

    In the months and years before surgery, if you can, and within doctor's parameters, exercise the joint as much as possible. My reasoning is to have the muscles and tendons and ligaments as good as they can possible be before surgery. I did that with concentrated effort mostly April to November in th... Read more

  • Still not in the mood to exercise

    2/9/2015 3:20:50 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm still not in the mood to exercise. I was going to do a workout DVD this morning before dad got but didn't. It isn't because I'm still mourning the loss of my uncle. Its because my TOM is here and I hate getting hot when I'm on it and it usually gets heavy when I'm on it. I found out that my... Read more

  • New Year, Fresh Start

    2/8/2015 10:40:29 PM, by MCLAYTON24

    Back in 2012, I became really sick. I was diagnosed with 2 auto-immune disorders and had a mass inside my chest. I ended up having to have surgery to remove the mass. The 9 months leading up to the surgery were brutal though. I was always sick and had to have several different tests done. The whole ... Read more

  • Red velvet valentine's cake-- I think I will try this.

    2/8/2015 7:37:09 PM, by CTUPTON

    Also, there is a photo of this cake made in a bundt pan. Note: this makes 20 servings! 24 4 recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe
    -detail.asp?recipe=1531522... Read more

  • SP friend's Vegetable Cornbread Casserole-- it was delicious!

    2/8/2015 8:03:50 AM, by CTUPTON

    Vegetable Cornbread Casserole- for one person--but I made a big batch for freezing some Nutrition Info • Calories: 302.0 • Fat: 5.0g • Carbohydrates: 57.7g • Protein: 11.6g Ingredients Cornbread for topping Per person: 1/4 cup red kidney beans 1/3 broccoli 1 cup canned tom... Read more

  • And for my Canadian spark friends...

    2/8/2015 7:57:11 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • More snow jokes...

    2/8/2015 7:55:43 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • More snow laughs

    2/8/2015 7:54:07 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Snow-- at least have some laughs about it!

    2/8/2015 7:52:15 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • Thanks for the thoughts and prayers

    2/7/2015 9:57:24 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Thanks for the thoughts and prayers for my uncle who passed away 5 days ago. It doesn't seem possible that he's gone. Since he died, this week has been so slow. I didn't do any exercises this week because I didn't feel like doing them. There were 2 days we couldn't even go up for dad's therapy. Tho... Read more

  • I am enough

    2/7/2015 9:22:21 PM, by KARENGROSS

    Regardless of who may or may not be with me or love me,... Read more

  • Feb 7 2015

    2/7/2015 10:19:16 AM, by MRSRLP

    Well today I am still trying to find the way of eating that will help me. All the diets for GF or FOD go against the Colitis I have. We shall see. Until later. 41... Read more

  • Corn bread with veggies inside? Anyone have a tasty recipe?

    2/7/2015 8:27:14 AM, by CTUPTON

    I love cornbread but I eat too much when I make it. Maybe if I "beef it up" with veggies inside, it will be healthier for me. Thanks, chris... Read more

  • I got a surprise compliment today!

    2/6/2015 9:27:39 PM, by CTUPTON

    The guy painting our condo (to sell) said he did not know me! He said I had lost a lot of weight! Now he is a very tall and "built" guy. It definitely made my day! chris... Read more

  • Carnie Wilson Quote

    2/6/2015 8:46:55 PM, by IMAVISION

    252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 I do 304 for taking time to stop by & check this out! God bless! 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 "I am who I am & I celebrate where I am when I'm there." ~ Carnie Wilson Carnie is an American singer, who has struggled ... Read more

  • Thanks to 1crazydog for making me think of Winnie the Pooh!

    2/6/2015 3:30:38 PM, by CTUPTON

    Enjoy! chris ... Read more

  • My "recipe" for lazy man's stuffed peppers

    2/6/2015 10:08:09 AM, by CTUPTON

    Uh I don't follow a recipe. Just what ever I have on hand. I use shallots instead of onions. I have been told my body is sensitive to onions, but shallots are OK for me. I sautéed the shallot pieces in the pan with some olive oil. Measure? Well- not me. I did the same with the pepper... Read more

  • Lazy man's stuffed peppers

    2/5/2015 2:31:19 PM, by CTUPTON

    I knew I was forgetting something! Tomatoes. After I added those, It tasted right. I am cooking this and freezing plenty. Yum! chris 370 267 369 286 etc.... Read more

  • a note about home-made ice packs

    2/5/2015 9:30:37 AM, by CTUPTON

    I was laughing to read about the vodka in the ice pack. But the alcohol content is higher than in a bottle of rubbing alcohol! And.. my father-in-law used to pour vodka into the water pipes at their vacation trailer on Cape Cod. Now I understand how smart that was. chris... Read more

  • HOMEMADE--CHEAP!--ICE PACKS

    2/5/2015 9:21:29 AM, by CTUPTON

    NOTE: I am NOT a therapist! I just copied this from the internet--chris 58 334 224 Flexible homemade alcohol water ice pack •2 cups water •1 cup rubbing alcohol or high-proof vodka (I used Everclear) THIS WAS IN THE ORIGINAL DIRECTIONS!40 •Food coloring for the blue ... Read more

  • Poster -showing shoulder movements done by a hunk

    2/5/2015 8:41:39 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.pinterest.com/pin/34924014
    6078172762/ I am , of course, only interested in the boring range of motion done by shoulder muscles. chris ... Read more

  • I am ready!

    2/5/2015 8:24:49 AM, by CTUPTON

    Yes, I am getting fed up trying to get my arm back after shoulder surgery. My spark friends are so good to me. I do appreciate all your comments and goodies and encouragement. The first weeks I spent in my nightgown and bathrobe and had an aide help me to shower 3 X a week. I was a total slu... Read more

  • Graveyard Shift

    2/4/2015 11:45:11 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    Years ago I worked 12 hour graveyard shifts at a hospital in AZ. Now thanks to Labor Ready, I am working 8 hour shifts at Walmart 11pm-8am. Tonight will be my 3rd night. Tonight I am eating a huge salad @ 7:30pm before work, and will probably grab yogurt and some type of crackers with peanut b... Read more

  • Feb. 7, 2015

    2/3/2015 6:55:41 PM, by HELP4ME2

    Made a trip to my primary care doctor. My cholesterol is too high so she is putting my on Zetia and I have to have a liver scan, then went to the cardiologist to have my afib checked and he is doing three different test this week also to determine why my blood pressure is so high only at nights. I w... Read more

  • Outsmart Temptation

    2/3/2015 5:59:02 PM, by MANDYLOVE_76

    TODAY IS THE DAY.... I am trying to outsmart the temptations all around me. From the candy dish at the receptionist desk to the donuts at my coworkers desk, to the vending machine downstairs. I take deep breathes and remind myself I'm in control. I got to a quite place in the office and do some... Read more

  • cold start to Feb

    2/3/2015 8:41:34 AM, by MREE777

    I had Sunday and Monday off. Rare for me to have two days in a row. Church was wonderful. Had sister in law over in the evening to watch chick flicks. Why is it that any time someone wants to have a movie night, pizza is the expected food? She wanted pizza, so we had pizza. I was hungry and a... Read more

  • Bartholomew and the Oobleck

    2/2/2015 1:48:44 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is my favorite Dr. Seuss book. I had my students do a play of this. It was related to the chemistry unit. Many (but not all) of my students were "special needs." chris from Wikipedia Straight after the king says those simple words, the Oobleck Storm breaks up and the s... Read more

  • Need thoughts and prayers

    2/2/2015 1:28:48 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Please keep me in thoughts and prayers. I got a call from my uncle (my mom's younger brother) who lives half an hour north of me this morning and he had his some sad news. His and my mom's oldest brother passed away this morning from a possible massive heart attack. This is the same uncle that I men... Read more

  • February 1st

    2/2/2015 12:30:20 PM, by TABBYKAT75

    ran errands today. I had a healthy breakfast. Blood sugar was 116 but it was 11 am too. I had salad for dinner plus a half small ice cream shared with daughter. Bleached my hair so it can be red for Saturday. Watched the Super Bowl. Would have been better with the Browns in it. We can try for it th... Read more

  • More Water Please

    2/2/2015 3:44:55 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    91 drink at least 60 ounces every day 106 drink more water then coffee 262 stop drinking Sprite or other sugary drinks 274 put fruit slices in some of my water Now I had a slight eye-opener this last week on my water intake. I donated plasma twice. The first time I went, I was tur... Read more

  • Hello February

    2/1/2015 7:37:50 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    No super bowl for this girl. I might check online later to see what new clever commercials they had today though. Now if you remember last month, I had posted a plan for losing weight this year. I had marked on my goggle calendar that I wanted to weigh between 165-167.5 by today, as part of... Read more

  • Super Bowl Snack Madness

    2/1/2015 7:09:35 PM, by IVORYGIRL1776

    Yesterday on Facebook I saw a post by an old classmate asking what everyone's "snack menu" was for the Super Bowl. WOW! it was amazing how much food some folks were preparing; they were providing a feast for their fellow watchers rather than a snack or two. My thoughts were all over the place; wi... Read more

  • January review

    2/1/2015 9:29:18 AM, by MREE777

    Down 11 pounds, a total of 5.75 inches, and 1 percent in body fat. What I found is that doing the Atkins phases is too drastic for me, but it's a good guideline in general. My roommate and I needed something that we can LIVE with. Even if it means losing weight more slowly. So, we've dec... Read more

  • Florida Trip

    1/31/2015 9:50:45 PM, by LILPAT3

    This summer I gathered up my son and best friend from college and we drove to Florida to pick up my daughter. Raelyn , my daughter, had an internship at Disney World. This is a picture of my friend Elizabeth and my son Bobby. We drove from Silver City, New Mexico to Dallas, Texas the firs... Read more

  • more about "If I Ran the Zoo"

    1/31/2015 7:51:01 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is new to me. I don't remember reading this book. But.. I did read lots of Dr. Seuss books to my daughter when she was young. Someone gave us a whole bunch of these books. chris If I Ran the Zoo is often credited[1][2] with the first printed modern English use of the word "nerd," in the... Read more

  • Went to the .99only store, again

    1/31/2015 5:33:02 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    yummy fruit. I also got bananas for .49 a pound I also got grape tomatoes instead of the roma variety today. ok, I should be all set to stay home and eat this weekend now. 334 Not sure why these were priced more...increase because of its super bowl weekend, maybe. ... Read more