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April Goals ~ Time to Spring into Action!
Sunday, April 01, 2012      1 comments

These are the Long-term Health Goals I wrote in January for 2012: 1. Lose another 50 pounds by the end of the year 2. Keep my diabetes under control Compete in one 5k per month I’ve done one 5k per month so far, and have a good handle... Read more
I Could Use a Heathy-Eating Therapist ~ No April Fooling!
Sunday, April 01, 2012      3 comments

So much of my problem with food choice is mental! I know what to eat and how much. I even know when to eat! So why is it so difficult to make healthy food choices? Taste and convenience come to mind. Those are just excuses. Then there’s the... Read more
I'm Happy to be Back on Track!
Friday, March 23, 2012      10 comments

So here's an evaluation of the what I've tried this week to help me get back on track! I started on Monday and am happy to be doing better! 1. Eat breakfast when I get up rather than waiting a few hours. ... Read more
Fail to plan, then plan to fail.
Sunday, March 18, 2012      9 comments

Fail to plan, then plan to fail. I read that somewhere, and boy does it fit my life right now! I'm great at planning social events with family and friends, but when it comes to planning for just me ~ I don't feel like it. I'm REALLY struggling w... Read more
My new favorite liquid snack, and 2 soup recipes
Sunday, March 11, 2012      4 comments

I read about substituting milk rather than water with instant coffee recently and tried it with my instant French vanilla cafe. So creamy and delicious! Milk, nonfat, 1 cup International Coffees French Vanilla Cafe sugar free decaf, 1 ser... Read more
What an Interesting Day! (must-see pictures)
Thursday, March 08, 2012      13 comments

It was an interesting day! My friend, Jean and I, got to be in the audience for a taping of America's Got Talent. We got to the Fox Theater around 10:45 for the noon taping. It was chilly and windy so pretty miserable standing in line outside. I... Read more
Has anyone cooked with Shirataki noodles?
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      3 comments

I heard about shirataki noodles on the Nate Berkus Show yesterday. Chef Rocco DiSpirito gave them the thumbs up but he knows how to cook them to make them taste good, right? They come in a bag with water in it from what I read. Interesting. Let ... Read more
What's for dinner? Meatless Friday...
Friday, March 02, 2012      8 comments

I'm making flounder, a small baked potato, and broiled asparagus tonight for dinner. Doesn't this recipe sound delicious? recipes.sparkpeople.com/
5989 What's for dinner at your house?... Read more
March Goals - time to spring into action!
Thursday, March 01, 2012      6 comments

Back to the basics and making sure NOT to have those binge weeks like I had in January and February will lead to a more successful March. 1-1-12 220 2-1-12 218.2 3-1-12 217 I've sure been up and down a lot, from week to week, and have ... Read more
Enter the Journey
Sunday, February 26, 2012      6 comments

Interesting how God was talking to me at Mass this morning after the blog I wrote yesterday about finding a way to get back on track to a healthier eating and fitness plan. Great hymn to reflect on today and every day! Enter the Journey b... Read more
No excuses! I want this and I will find a way!
Saturday, February 25, 2012      11 comments

I posted this on my status today: " A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse." ~ Stephen Dolley, Jr. ~ That led me to think about where I’m at right now as far as living a healthy lifestyle. Honestl... Read more
Good check-up at the doctor
Thursday, February 09, 2012      12 comments

Diabetics usually have to go every 3 months for blood work, but since I've had good check-ups my doctor told me to come back in 6 months. Needless to say, I was anxious to hear the results today. The appointment went well! My A1C was 6.0 and in ... Read more
Secrets on How to Look Better in Pictures
Monday, February 06, 2012      10 comments

I started recording the TV show "The Doctors" a few weeks ago when Chef Meg was on and have enjoyed it ever since. Today I watched Friday's episode and must share some secrets I learned from one of America's New Top Models about how to look bett... Read more
My Super Bowl Snacks
Sunday, February 05, 2012      9 comments

Even though I'll be home by myself watching the big game tonight, I decided to make a few kind-of-healthy snacks to enjoy. I cut the recipes in half from the original recipes and made them my lower fat version. Lower-fat Version of Frank’s ... Read more
Body Composition Analysis/Feb. Goals
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      8 comments

I had my Body Composition Analysis done today at a Health Fair as part of the Biggest Winner Contest I started last Wednesday in St. Charles County, MO. Whoa! If that wasn’t an eye opener! Here was my breakdown: Total Body Water 83.6 pounds... Read more

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