My ratings for protein bars & diets - part 1
Ok, Last weekend I noted I was testing out protein bars and researching diets. Here are my opinions:
Most of the protein bars were very dense. Protein ranged from 7-30 g. other nutrients varied as the protein did.
Lara bars: protei... Read more
Me in ABCs
Borrowed from a fellow sparker - this is cool do it for you!
A is for Age: 55
B is for Booze: captain Morgan's w/ diet when i drink or wine
C is for Career: Project manager - constructipn, hospital
D is for Dad's name: Howar... Read more
tango~ it's stuck in my head!
I am glad I put this dance on my page, I have done this before but this time I had a WOO HOO and AHA moment!
WOO HOO - moment - I LOVE the tango! It is truly a very passionate dance and I absolutely love it. I want to be able to dance t... Read more
BOWLS Sister duo challenge! tracking blog
Friday, February 5 - Monday, February 8
*** This is just a points-tracking blog, for internal use only ***
In honor of the upcoming NFL Super Bowl, the BLC Sister Teams are proud to bring you the BOWLS Challenge. T... Read more
new job for niece
I have a niece who is struggling with her family life, as lots of us do, and had a recent job change adding 2 hours to her work drive. She is unable to quit right now. Jobs are so unstable, as we all know.
However, I found one or two fo... Read more
Spark reflection, inspiration, changes & books
In the past two months I have had two very good weeks of losing.
I went back and analyzed what I did compared to other weeks:
1 - less carbs
2 - more protein
3 - less cardio
4 - more ST
3 & 4 are easier to do, not that I w... Read more
ut oh it was a donut, luckily it fit into my calorie range....
oh donnuts, please go live on another planet
food you love triggers.... food that talks to you and grabs you in your heart and soul.... food you would moan over just th... Read more
Dear triggers ..
I read a great blog today by one of my sparkle team mates. All about how she had found out who quite a few of you were in her life.
I am here to tell you I am going to shovel, scoop, claw and dig until I find all you me... Read more
Thanks for well wishes, soup & lovely comments sparkling friends!
The virus has been nipped in the bud and now I am working on walking out the back issues, small steps, slow but at least I have stayed at work all day. ok 4 hours so far... ... Read more
MIssing you all. Been in bed with sore throat, chills and hot flashes - drat I really don't like being so sick..
Guess this is punishment for envying someone else being in bed for a day! lol I got 2-1/2 days....
then I get up and ... Read more
wine or water?
This is interesting! To paraphrase W.C. Fields,
I don't drink water, because fish sh**it in it..
To my friends who enjoy a glass of wine... and those who don't.
As Ben Franklin said:
In wine there i... Read more
In for a Pound!, a Heart Pound that is!
I am officially signed up for my first 5k walk! WOO HOO!
I am thrilled to be doing this. Now I just need to find a little mental support.
My (D)H said he would be glad to take me and pick me up but he "does not DO" that stuff. Well... Read more
progress week 1
Progress this week:
Food - 4 days A, 1 day F, 2 days B
Fitness - 6 days A, 1 day C
Sleep - averaged 7-8 hours B+
Water - super 5 days, 2 days 6-8
rewards - my reward was to spend night in bed with PC watching BLC
weigh in ... Read more
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Friday calories! OH MY!!!
ok, So, I KNEW I was going to go to Panera for bagels yesterday. I had planned one bagel with cream cheese, reduced fat. Lunch would be a salad, yogurt & water from the cafeteria! OUCH! OUCH! What a disaster. from now on it is one bagel only... Read more