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Three Pounds Lost and Can't Get On to Log
Monday, January 10, 2011      4 comments

Talk about frustration. I had my first loss of the new year today and was not able to get on Spark to log it. Something was not right with my Internet connection. Things are working now. It's great to see my little heart on my weight ticker go f... Read more
Guilt Free Restaurant Style Food
Saturday, January 08, 2011      6 comments

Sometimes you just want to have that food you used previously to celebrate with when you went out to your favorite restaurant. A solution is here in Spark. Spark ran a contest for makeovers on favorite restaurant meals. You can find the res... Read more
10 Reasons Why Losing Just 10 Pounds is Valuable
Thursday, January 06, 2011      6 comments

Last year I only succeeded in losing 10 pounds. Looking at this was discouraging me until I came across an article by Dr. Oz on the importance of losing 10 pounds. It was aimed at losing 10 in 2011 but I realized I had done it in 2010. Things lo... Read more
Don't Miss the New Workout Generator
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      6 comments

I've included a link to the Workout Generator at the end of the blog to make it easier for everyone to find this feature. The Spark Insider on the main Start Page features the Workout Generator today. Be sure to visit and see what is there... Read more
The first day of a streak is the hardest
Monday, January 03, 2011      4 comments

I'm working on developing a long streak of doing 30 minutes of cardio exercise each day. I started it on the first day of the year. It turned out that I had a really hard time getting started that day. I found myself telling myself that I could ... Read more
"Hitting the Reset Button" but with experience gained from the past
Sunday, January 02, 2011      7 comments

Thanks to my time on Spark I can set much more realistic goals now. This week I want to blog on positive things I have gained from Spark and how I intend to use them for a great 2011. My first step this morning was to use an idea I gained f... Read more
2010 is almost gone
Friday, December 31, 2010      4 comments

It is hard to believe that 2010 has almost come and gone. I'm looking forward to 2011 and what I can accomplish.... Read more
Use of a camera to record nutritional information
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      10 comments

I like buying foods out of the bulk bins at a local market but it always makes logging nutrition difficult. Writing down all the information posted on the tag takes forever and by the time I get home I don't know what is what. Suddenly an i... Read more
Crisco Butter Spray vs. Pam Butter Spray
Friday, December 24, 2010      3 comments

My husband and I almost always use Crisco Butter Spray instead of butter these days. He purchased to Pam Butter Spray last time to try it. I know if we had started with Pam I would have never used butter spray again. The flavor was not like fres... Read more
Whole Fat Dairy May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk-New Study
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      9 comments

I read an interesting link on the net this morning. The link is included here so you can read the article itself. www.businessweek.com/lif
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Results of Job Interview
Monday, December 20, 2010      5 comments

I want to thank all who prayed for a successful job exploration for my DH. I should have posted the results here sooner but just didn't seem to be able to do it before now. He had a very successful talk with the site manager and she indicat... Read more
My New Year Starts Now
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      6 comments

I have grown lax in my diet and exercise over the last few months. While it is tempting for me to say to myself that I can restart again at the start of 2011 that is not what I am going to do. I am starting right now. I have reset my artic... Read more
Prayers and Good Thoughts Needed
Friday, December 10, 2010      9 comments

Today, my husband who has been out of work since September 1, has a conference with the site director in the company that he worked for before he was terminated at his last job. We would both very much like to have him working at the company aga... Read more
Key Lime Pie without the Guilt!
Saturday, December 04, 2010      14 comments

After hearing about Extra Gum Dessert Delights on The Biggest Loser show my DH brought home a pack for me of the Key Lime Pie flavor. I am a big fan of Key Lime Pie but se... Read more
Upping Consumption of Whole Grains - Useful and Inspiring Link
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      5 comments

I've noticed several on my friends list lately who have been saying they would like to up their consumption of whole grains. Today I couldn't find the manual for my rice c... Read more

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