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Wednesday, January 30, 2013      7 comments

I have been away for quite some time and not by choice. In August and September my son Mike decided to marry the woman of his dreams and it would be in 2 months!! Of course they had little money so we took on the venture of a wedding and rec... Read more
Weekend Challenges
Saturday, June 09, 2012      3 comments

Well I have been doing really well with tracking although today I am feeling hungry. Here is the challenge for this weekend. It is a Birthday weekend!! Not mine, but my son Mike (31) and my dear FIL (85) and I am making the cakes!! ... Read more
Day 10 - I gave in to ... !
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      3 comments

Ok this is the deal. One Part of my learning new behaviours is to not step on the scale, I was doing it obsessively and allowing it to take over my life. If it was up, I berated myself and felt like throwing in the towel. If it was down ... Read more
Week One Done!
Monday, June 04, 2012      2 comments

Since last spring I fell off the proverbial wagon, baking for 2 weddings, 1 graduation party (nothing is done small in my family), baking 70 nut rolls and christmas baking , then the birthdays (I make all the cakes in our family) and easter . W... Read more
Who does that?!?!
Friday, June 01, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I took some stuffed cabbages from the freezer and seeing how large they were decided to weigh one out. It was NEARLY A POUND!!! I was floored!! I had made these with my sisters over the winter, and while blanching the cabbage my si... Read more
Thin Mints and the tsunami of guilt!
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      9 comments

Well yesterday I received the 2 boxes of Girl Scout Thin Mints and last night realized why I do NOT need to buy these devilishly good tasting cookies. ... Read more
When is FREE not really free?!!
Monday, February 27, 2012      6 comments

When is FREE not really free?!! It seems as if everywhere you go someone or some business is offering "something for nothing". So, when is it really free. Let’s do a few calculations. * Free cookie from Subway -offered on 29th of... Read more
Interesting "natural" labeling info from another member
Friday, February 17, 2012      6 comments

Read this from a fellow sparker pertaining to "natural" products. She deserves the credit and it is an eye opener. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=4666184 ... Read more
My first Green Smoothie!! Yum.
Monday, February 06, 2012      4 comments

After reading another sparkers post about green smoothies I decided to make a small leap. Today I decided to make a smoothie for lunch and noticing that I had fresh spinach in my fridge I decided to give it a whirl. -- here is the combinat... Read more
Revision on my sons stolen credit card information
Sunday, February 05, 2012      4 comments

Who says "it will never happen to me" is absolutely WRONG!! **WARNING, WARNING!! ****************** This true story in this blog WAS NOT caused by online banking, in fact IF he did not have online banking he would not have caught it s... Read more
Fraud Alert! My sons debit card was hacked!!
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      5 comments

Who says "it will never happen to me" is absolutely WRONG!! My son was checking his on-line checking account and was sent into panic mode...HIS ACCOUNT WAS HACKED!! Luckily he had checked it today and saw a charge for $634 to walmart... Read more
Hold the fort, I regressed, but I will start over again!
Friday, January 27, 2012      2 comments

Well so much for progress. Once again I have succumbed to the late night binging and insomnia that has plagued my life. It is time to get back up on my bike and ride. ... Read more
My loose definition of NO SUGAR / day 4 success
Saturday, January 14, 2012      3 comments

My loose definition of NO SUGAR is just saying no to...cakes, cookies, ice cream and chocolates and sweet snacks. (this also meant no cake for my birthday which was not a problem as there wasn't one to be challanged by) I am not so brave or ... Read more
A day with out sugar - I did it!!
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      6 comments

Well I gave myself a NO SUGAR challenge to cleanse my pallat of that evil sweet confection emoticon ... Read more
Reason #1 to get back on track!
Sunday, January 08, 2012      3 comments

Well I have not been off to a very good start (I mean restart). I just could not find the impetious to get back on track. Really? the 10 pound weight re-gain wasn't enough? ... Read more

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