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Things I've learned
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      1 comments

* I hate oatmeal made with milk but love instant oatmeal made with water and topped with dried fruit. *You can lose weight by eating more. *Journaling what you eat really makes a difference. *It's more fun running outside in any w... Read more
Deja Vu?
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      0 comments

I guess I could just cut and paste my last blog entry on today's. Goals for 2011 are the same as for 2010, except this time I really mean it! More water. More fiber. More exercise. More veggies. But since I didn't stick to my resolutions last ye... Read more
Ten in 2010 Helthy Challenge
Sunday, January 03, 2010      0 comments

No more procrastinating. I'm getting back on track and Ten in 2010 over at RecipeGirl.com is going to help me do it. The Ten in 2010 Healthy Challenge is a way to help you make some healthy changes in your life during the first 10 weeks of 2010.... Read more
Goodbye ... and Good Riddance to 2009!
Friday, January 01, 2010      0 comments

I'm calling a do-over! 2009 didn't work out at all the way I'd planned. Well, now that 2009 is history and I look back over the past months I am pleasantly surprised that I'm still blogging. 2009 was not a stellar year. Too many losses. Too... Read more
Layered Greek Dip
Wednesday, October 29, 2008      0 comments

Here's a recipe that will come in handy this holiday season. It's easy to make and looks pretty when you serve it. This Layered Greek Dip from The Savory Notebook ( savorynotebook.blogspot.
dip.html ... Read more
Creamy Onion Soup (without cream!)
Friday, October 24, 2008      0 comments

This quick, easy and inexpensive Creamy Onion Soup had dh raving about how tasty it was ... even after I told him that it was healthy too! This creamy soup doesn't contain any dairy products. (The creamy consistency results from the use of a pot... Read more

Thursday, October 23, 2008      0 comments

This is a quick and delicious recipe that can be easily customized to fit the needs of your family. You can add more cheese or less cheese. (I prefer it without the ricotta). You can use turkey sausage or ground chicken or even leave out the mea... Read more
Loaded Potato Soup
Tuesday, October 21, 2008      0 comments

My first day back at Spark, all my healthy plans went out the window. I had some dental work done and my whole face was swollen and sore. Chewing was definitely out of the question. Luckily I'd bookmarked a recipe for Loaded Baked Potato Soup ea... Read more
I'm baaaack!
Monday, October 20, 2008      0 comments

Time to get back to it. I've been slacking pretty much since I got hurt last year. Lots of excuses since then but that was then and this is now! Starting today I'm back on the Spark wagon: eating healthy and exercising regularly! Now where... Read more
My New Blog
Wednesday, April 02, 2008      0 comments

I've started a new blog called I'm Running to Eat. imrunningtoeat.blogspot.
com/ My blog is my way of trying to become more consistent in both my running and in preparing healthy meals for my family. I try to track my ... Read more
An old post of mine
Wednesday, October 03, 2007      0 comments

Here's an old post of mine that I wrote a long time ago: I've spent a lot of time over the past few years worrying about dying. Granted, it wasn't related to my weight but I think I can understand and sympathize with how you feel. I never t... Read more
How long has it been?
Tuesday, May 15, 2007      0 comments

I think I might try running a bit tonight and see how it goes. This has got to be the longest I've gone without running since I started in January 2006. I ran home from a friend's on Friday but that was only and mile and only because the bike go... Read more
Saturday, May 12, 2007      1 comments

My hamstring problem isn't getting any better. It's not really getting worse but I've got to do something about ir. I've already cut back my weekly mileage to about half what it was supposed to be. Now I think I'm going to have to stop running f... Read more
OneAmerica Indianapolis 500 Festival Mini Marathon
Monday, May 07, 2007      1 comments

Saturday I ran the OneAmerica Indianapolis 500 Festival Mini Marathon. It's a half marathon that starts in down town Indianapolis and runs past the Indianapolis Zoo to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. You take a lap around the track and then bac... Read more
What do I get out of running?
Wednesday, May 02, 2007      2 comments

Someone asked that on a message board recently and it really made me think. What *do* I get from running? For me, running makes me feel strong. I went through a period of time where I had severe health problems and was told I'd never run (o... Read more

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