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SS - Creamy Cinnamon Cups, Cheesy Chicken Pouch
Friday, May 31, 2013      6 comments

Today I made a couple more Spark Solution Recipes, so I thought I would share them. Creamy Cinnamon Cups These are really nice. Just a little brown sugar on top g... Read more
Today's Run
Wednesday, May 29, 2013      2 comments

I have another 5K coming up this weekend. Although I had finished 'training' for the last one, I wanted to do a little refresher before the next 5K. Today I used the 'graduation' mix from the C25K program and completed it. It was a little... Read more
Weekend Century
Monday, May 27, 2013      9 comments

So after biking 63 miles yesterday because the weather today was supposed to be bad, we got up this morning and I saw that the weather was actually going to be nice after all. The second goal for the summer was a 100 mile weekend. Gee, tha... Read more
Metric Century
Sunday, May 26, 2013      5 comments

One of my biking goals for the summer was to ride a metric century (in a single day). This weekend we were trying to decide where we wanted to bike, and how far. We decided on a 50 mile ride today. This is because it is supposed to be r... Read more
SS Day 12 - Mmmm, banana bread
Friday, May 24, 2013      6 comments

This banana bread was absolutely the best. Better Banana Bread with cream cheese, raisins, and chocolate milk to boot. ... Read more
SS Day 11
Thursday, May 23, 2013      4 comments

Thanks for those of you that read this blog. Your comments encouraged me to keep writing about my days with the Spark Solution challenge. ... Read more
SS - Week 1 complete
Sunday, May 19, 2013      5 comments

I have completed week 1 of the Spark Solution. I mostly followed the plan and menus on most days. I won't weigh in until tomorrow morning, but I expect that I have lost weight. I have enjoyed the menus and the foods, and even the cooking... Read more
Day 5 - Dinner
Friday, May 17, 2013      4 comments

I love it when hubby and I get to sit down to a nice dinner together. Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Fresh Tomatoes and Green Beans on the side. Secret Ingredient... Read more
SS Day 5 - Breakfast
Friday, May 17, 2013      2 comments

Today was the Mexican Breakfast Burrito, but I changed it up a bit: Mexican Breakfast Burrito --> Huevos Rancheros Exact same ingredients as listed, but I opted fo... Read more
SS Day 4 - Lunch
Thursday, May 16, 2013      2 comments

Sweet Orange-(Miso) Chicken and Veggies Very tasty. I actually liked this better than the original version. I liked the freshness of the veggies, the lack of breading ... Read more
SS Day 4 - Cookies for breakfast
Thursday, May 16, 2013      3 comments

Yep, cookies for breakfast. Breakfast Cookies I doubled the recipe, because, hey, they are cookies. But note that you only get one for breakfast, the others went i... Read more
SS Day 3 - Lunch
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      8 comments

For the Metabolic Makeover, I ate in the break room, instead of at my desk. On the one hand, I tasted my food a bit more, and thought more about it. On the other hand, I missed some of my Spark time on the computer, and I felt kinda lonely t... Read more
SS Day 3 - Intervals, Weight Loss, Breakfast
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      3 comments

Today's exercise was supposed to be HIIT. I chose to run. I walked for a warmup, then jogged for 3 minutes. Every 4th minute I would sprint for 1 minute, then return to a slower pace for the 3 minutes again. Repeat 6 times. Wow, it real... Read more
SS - Day 2 - Dinner
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      4 comments

The enchiladas were excellent! My husband liked them, with the following comments: 'Oh, this one is a keeper' 'Reminds me of Ensenada ... more of a Pacific Mexican than a Tex-Mex' (Ensenada reminds us of a vacation, it is all good) 'Ou... Read more
SS Day 1 - Breakfast
Monday, May 13, 2013      10 comments

My breakfast this morning was awesome. Spark worthy, and blog worthy, here is a picture: Bacon Swiss Scramble I also did 44 minutes of Exerbeat, which was cardio a... Read more

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