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Make Them "Eating Opportunities" Rather Than "Eating Excuses" is the Key
Friday, June 25, 2010      8 comments

Every morning I read my friend's blogs that have been posted since I last was on Spark. Today while reading 4DOGNIGHT's blog a new strategy came to me. We are presented with many eating occasions where it is more difficult to continue on with ou... Read more
No Electricity This Morning
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      4 comments

The utility company is making upgrades to our area and I have no power. That means no treadmill, no computer, no lights, no air conditioning :-(, and no water. I decided to hang out at school and get some work done there. Afterwords I plan to ge... Read more
Back on the Treadmill Again Finally
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday I was able to put my running shoes on with no problems again. I cautiously got on the treadmill. I was able to get back to my 60 minutes on the treadmill. It felt so good. I didn't realize how much I missed it. It has only been a littl... Read more
Two Weeks Go By With Little Progress on the Weight Loss Front But Lots in Other Areas
Monday, June 21, 2010      5 comments

I have to admit to you all that my weight loss progress has not been that good for the last two week... Read more
Finding Inspiration in Old Clothes Becoming New Again
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      7 comments

As part of my massive decluttering project I am going through old clothes which were stored in the garage. After unpacking them and washing them I am sorting them into those that fit now, those that are too large, and in small and medium. Then I... Read more
So, So Cute and Proof That Miracles Do Exist Only With Effort
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      11 comments

There has been a miracle unfolding in my yard for the last few days. A little Magpie feel out of the... Read more
Mystery Solved - Why I was SO tired on Friday
Monday, June 14, 2010      2 comments

Friday I found myself having a hard time getting anything done. I was so exhausted that I had to push myself every minute of the day. As I had been feeling so good previously I was really surprised. I started out the day by taking an hours... Read more
Foiled by ISP Problems but Not Really
Friday, June 11, 2010      2 comments

Internet Service Provider problems are the worst. The last couple of days my computer refused to be efficient and load my Spark Pages. I could click on something and wait 15 minutes to 30 and most of the page would load. As an online teacher th... Read more
Feeling a Little Lost and Confused
Monday, June 07, 2010      12 comments

The picture above of is of my toe. I sprained my toe by jamming it into a concrete step while carrying a large box of clothes to the washer to wash before I donated them o... Read more
My New Quick and Easy Method of Cooking Steel Cut Oats (McDougall Overnight)
Friday, June 04, 2010      3 comments

I love steel cut oats but the long cooking time discourages me from cooking it some mornings. Yesterday in a McDougall Newsletter I found a recipe for Overnight Multigrain Cereal which I tried this morning. The full recipe is in the March 2... Read more
McDougall Newsletter Archive Link (Low Fat Vegetarian Recipes and News)
Thursday, June 03, 2010      2 comments

letter/archive.html The link above takes you to an archives of past newsletters from the McDougall program. I discovered it today while researching information on the program. I was surprised tha... Read more
May Progress Report and Huge Decluttering Project Completed
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      4 comments

Empty at last! May turned out to be a great month for me even though I wasn't able to lose as much weight as I would have liked to. I am facing the fact that losing weig... Read more
The Best of the Biggest Loser Tips - Trade Mayonnaise for Greek Yogurt
Saturday, May 29, 2010      4 comments

Another tip from the Biggest Loser tips article. Trade Mayonnaise for Greek Yogurt. Use Greek yogurt on sandwiches, burgers, and in tuna and chicken salad. The consistency will be similar to mayo but will contain no unhealthy fats and provide 20... Read more
My focus is extremely strong even when it appears that it is not there
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday I blogged about how busy I had been and how I hadn't had time to log my diet in my nutritional tracker for the last week consistently like usual. My job schedule is very variable. There are some times that I have become resigned to tha... Read more
Tomorrow shoudl be a lot less busy - yeah, yeah, yeah!
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      2 comments

Today was my last school day for the spring session. It was a whirlwind of activity helping the students get through their finals, helping plan their future classes, and putting out one fire after another. Yesterday I actually completed one... Read more

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