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Comfort zone
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      20 comments

One thing I learned this week: Sugar, fat and snacking are no longer my comfort zone. They make me feel horrible. My new comfort zone (and yes, this was shocking) is walking, eating healthy meals, not eating just to eat but because I am hu... Read more
My road
Sunday, December 26, 2010      16 comments

When I started here at spark, a visualization popped into my head. I consider it a gift. When I am discouraged or when I try to go to sleep, I see this in my head. It is a desert highway. There is a mountain behind me and that is where I started... Read more
My Plans....
Friday, December 24, 2010      11 comments

Well I PLANNED to be at my 60 pound loss by Christmas. Not gonna happen.How do you feel about that, Jan? Well, I feel a bit dissapointed but it really doesnt matter in the big scheme of my life. I will get there (and beyond) and it doesn't ma... Read more
Cookies. Are. Winning. Help!!
Monday, December 20, 2010      27 comments

Ok guys, I am struggling today. Big time. The cookies wont shut up! The toffee wont stop calling my name! The cake balls... well they just snicker and whisper so I have to get closer to hear what they are saying. They are the sneakiest of all! ... Read more
What I baked....
Sunday, December 19, 2010      11 comments

To not cause undo suffering, I decided to put this on facebook and provide a link to those who are interested. Beyond those photo's, Kady also made 4 different kinds of cookies that I did not photograph. (I mean, we all know what cookies look li... Read more
My sexy breakfast (with pictures)
Sunday, December 19, 2010      17 comments

Thanks to Yoovie, who is an advocate of Sexy Breakfast, this is what I had this morning. Under 400 calories, YO! Eggbeaters omelet with mushrooms and bacon 2 mini b... Read more
Basic cake ball recipe, due to popular demand
Saturday, December 18, 2010      9 comments

1 box of cake mix (yes they have sugar free) Or you can bake your own 1 can of cake frosting (yes they have sugar free) Or you can make your own Bake the cake like you ordinarily would in a 9 x 13 pan. (I havent tried the soda cake with t... Read more
Cake balls and other tools of the devil. Dont read if you are hungry or easily influenced.
Friday, December 17, 2010      15 comments

Every year, I bake for 4 companies that we do business with. I make everything from scratch and put it in a basket and deliver it myself. I have taken my dog (all dressed up) and my girls when they were little but these days I do it myself. ... Read more
Then today, I ate a doughnut.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      17 comments

So really, just when I think I have it all together, how tough I am, how strong, how sticking to the plan I am, I cave. It really is a journey, isn't it? Progress, not perfection, right?... Read more
Did I or not?
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      17 comments

So you are probably thinking, "Wonder how Jan did at Outback tonight? Did she stick to her guns? Did the onions and fries get her? Did she eat a baked potato or a Brownie sundae?" Let me take you through the meal. We arrived, got seate... Read more
Christmas decor and stuff I need to work on...
Monday, December 13, 2010      18 comments

Thought you might like to see my pretty tree: And the kids decorated outside today. It looks really cute and there is a little boy in the neighborhood, about 2 or 3. He k... Read more
Someone asked me...
Saturday, December 11, 2010      32 comments

Yesterday, My hubby had a colonoscopy (he is fine, no worries) and the nurse, whom we see occasionally for this and that medical treatments, looked at me and said, "Wow! You have lost a LOT of weight!" So I blushed and demurely said, "Yes, I hav... Read more
Wanna play a game?
Thursday, December 09, 2010      25 comments

I want to know what your favorite Christmas song is. Then, through peer pressure, whining (it is allowed in this case) and general flattery, we are gonna make MEZZOANGEL sing it for us in a VLOG Or sound bite. I mean, have you heard... Read more
I am.....
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      19 comments

(nod to Keakman's I_____fill in the blank blog) I am: More than a number on the scale and in the world Stronger than I was yesterday, last month and last year Healthier than I have been in years Blessed with a wonderful family ... Read more
My Reno weekend
Sunday, December 05, 2010      16 comments

We went to Reno for an annual racing meeting (My hubby is president, I am secretary) and it went really well. We got alot done, very little arguing (with 10 men on the board, ya never know!) got to visit with our Utah and Vegas friends and my s... Read more

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