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10 Stubborn Food Myths That Just Won’t Die, Debunked by Science
Friday, October 07, 2011      2 comments

Saw this article on Lifehacker today. I totally go along with the water myth no matter what SparkPeople says! Myth 1: Never Use Wooden Cutting Boards with Meat Myth 2: Adding Salt to Water Changes the Boiling Point, Cooks Food Faster Myth... Read more
Back overseas
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      4 comments

NOTE: WE ARE NOT MILITARY AND WE BOTH ARE AMERICAN CITIZENS I made it back to Saudi Tuesday evening after a 2 1/2 hour departure delay due to mechanical problems with the plane. My day started at 6:30AM Monday when i got up, left the house a... Read more
213 days
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      1 comments

Only 213 days until I will be back HOME in the USA in May. I haven't even left to go back overseas yet and I'm already counting down to next year. Also found out the pharmacies over in Saudi do NOT carry the Victoza I've been taking so I will... Read more
Where did the summer go?
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      2 comments

Seems like I was just blogging that I got HOME to New Hampshire and now I'm packing to leave again (insert crying icon here) I do have another week but so much to do next week. On the bright side, maybe my eating will change and I can get bac... Read more
Robin 1 - Flume Gorge 0-PICTURE HEAVY
Friday, September 16, 2011      4 comments

On Wednesday my husband and I took up the Flume Gorge in Franconia Notch New Hampshire. www.nhstateparks.org/exp
lore/state-parks/flume-gor
ge.aspx It was an ideal day, not too hot, not too cold, not too crowded, not d... Read more
Riding out Hurricane Irene-UPDATE
Sunday, August 28, 2011      4 comments

So, here I am in East Central New Hampshire riding out a hurricane in August. My family drove in from Central NY last night and made ahead of the rains. So as of 10:45 AM Sunday morning it's rained for almost 12 hours but not overly hard, a fe... Read more
My 3 year SparkAversary
Monday, July 18, 2011      8 comments

Today makes 3 years that I have been with the Spark Family. I lost 20 lbs the first year, learned to LOVE exercise and look forward to sweating every day. I read interesting, informative articles on the health problems I have, I joined teams a... Read more
The eight-glass formula doesn't fit for everyone.
Saturday, July 16, 2011      3 comments

Read this on Yahoo Shine today. It depends on your gender, size, and level of activity, and so I don't get in trouble with the powers that be here at Spark People, here is the link to the article: shine.yahoo.com/event/su... Read more
Need a do-over
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      4 comments

I need a do-over wake up starting Monday morning Had my diabetes dr. apt Monday morning, they put me on insulin because my blood glucose was so high it wouldn't register, so now I have to take 15 units before bed every night. Not happy. ... Read more
Oh Fiddleheads
Monday, May 30, 2011      8 comments

Fiddleheads? Yes, Fiddleheads. What are Fiddle heads? they are a vegetable of some sort. I cooked them for myself tonight, they were pretty good, kind of a mix between a... Read more
The end of the 7,000 mile journey
Monday, May 30, 2011      7 comments

The flight took off 20 minutes late but not a problem. It was full and cramped. I slept MAYBE 3 hours if that but dozed on and off. We landed at 8:48AM New York time, got through immigration with no problem, picked up my luggage, got th... Read more
The 7,000 mile journey
Sunday, May 22, 2011      2 comments

No, this isn't about weight loss, healthy eating, exercise, or anything like that. This is about my trip HOME. I am living overseas with my husband, (we are NOT US military in any way, shape or form nor are we related to any one who is), w... Read more
Lost in Translation?
Saturday, May 21, 2011      1 comments

Saw this sign over a store on Thursday. Think something was lost in translation, the sign says Broken Prices THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN BY ME ON MY iPod phone. in 48 hours ... Read more
Just a note.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      1 comments

12 more days and I will be home in the USA! Can't wait. Workouts are sporadic, 5 out of 7 days a week I do some sort of exercise. Eating is ok, just can't track 1/2 of what I eat because food items are not in the Spark Data base and no n... Read more
Road trip to NY
Saturday, May 07, 2011      1 comments

No, not immediately, but in June. I wanted to go to NY to surprise my sister for her birthday but discovered that was the same as Bike Week in Laconia and I really wanted to go to meet a friend so I canceled the trip for June. Yesterday my nie... Read more

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