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Quick update
Friday, October 23, 2020      8 comments

I haven't had much time to Spark. We put my brother in a nursing home. He has cancer. Hospice is working with him as well. I have been getting a few things out of his home to get it ready for winter. I have adopted his dog and the neighbors... Read more
I have to tell you...
Monday, April 23, 2018      13 comments

I have to tell you about my mom. You see hubby and I have been sick since last week and I haven't been able to touch base with her. We talk every day. ... Read more
I didn't complete the challenge
Sunday, March 04, 2018      13 comments

Hubby and I joined our community weight loss challenge a few weeks ago, but we have dropped out. We each lost about 4.5 pounds, but then started gaining a little each week. We just decided the timing wasn't right for us with all the things we ... Read more
Weigh in results
Friday, February 02, 2018      7 comments

Hubby weighed in yesterday with .8# loss and I weighed in today with .6# loss. Not a lot, but we are going in the right direction. Hubby is tracking his food now - I am entering the calories for him in the booklet he was given. We are maki... Read more
This week's weigh in was much better!
Thursday, January 25, 2018      5 comments

Hubby and I weighed in this morning and we both lost weight! Whew! I lost 3 lbs. and he lost 2 lbs. He was given a booklet to track his food, calories, etc. He has not tracked his food yet. I have written in the evening meals, but I do... Read more
Hubby's weigh in went south too!
Friday, January 19, 2018      9 comments

DH weighed in before lunch today and he had a gain of .8#! emoticon He said that WE need to do better next week.... Read more
Good week - maybe not
Thursday, January 18, 2018      8 comments

Hubby and I joined our 12 week community weight loss challenge at the health department. I had my first weigh in and was surprised. Not pleasantly surprised! I weighed myself at home on Wed. with a loss of 1.5 lbs. I thought when I weigh to... Read more
New recipe
Sunday, January 14, 2018      7 comments

I tried this new recipe today. It is very good. Our Hy-Vee started stocking these vegetable items (I have requested). This is a Hungry Girl recipe I saw on FB. Veggie Spirals Alfredo 1/2 of recipe (about 1 cup): 175 calories, 6g t... Read more
Trying to eat more veggies - added another recipe!
Tuesday, April 18, 2017      8 comments

I was shopping at the grocery store today and they had canned vegetables on sale. I remembered an old WW recipe (1980's) called Hungarian Style Green Beans & Tomatoes. This was one of my favorites and easy to prepare. Recipe as follows:... Read more
Tried a new recipe.
Monday, April 10, 2017      5 comments

I wanted to try the frozen riced cauliflower that I have heard so much about. Once I tried it, I did not like it that well. I found this recipe and I love it! You can't tell it's cauliflower instead of rice! My husband thought it was rice. ... Read more
Taking a Poll: What is your favorite spring flower?
Saturday, March 04, 2017      9 comments

It's that time again! What is your favorite spring flower? There are so many beautiful spring flowers to choose from, but my all time favorite is the tulip. I can't wait to see all of the beauties popping up! ... Read more
Poll: What is your favorite game to play?
Thursday, February 09, 2017      5 comments

Something kind of fun to find out about my SparkFriends! I love to play Clue. (I love a good mystery - movies and books too) I love to play Yahtzee too! How about you?... Read more
Taking a poll!
Friday, December 23, 2016      8 comments

What's your favorite Christmas song? Mine is "Let it Snow, let it snow, let it snow" ... Read more
Maybe I am getting it right?
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      7 comments

I am really working hard to get a few pounds off during the holidays. I didn't want to gain anymore weight this year. I guess it is an end of the year "push"! I think I have lost about 5 pounds since Thanksgiving. Not a lot, but I am going i... Read more
New dinner ideas this week
Thursday, October 27, 2016      5 comments

I like to try new recipes for dinner - hubby likes the same old stuff. I just wanted to keep a record of what I fixed this week to look back on. Hubby liked the meals and doctor told him to only have red meat twice a week. Sunday - gril... Read more

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