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Spicy Tomato Egg Muffin Recipe

Back in May, as part of my journey to a healthier lifestyle, I bought The Spark Solution, a new book by Sparkpeople that details their healthy lifestyle tips in a 2-week starter program. Since I have been a Sparker for … Continue reading

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The Spark Solution Book Review and Weight Loss Update

The Spark Solution Becky Hand, R.D. and Stefanie Romine ISBN-13: 978-0062228284 Health, Fitness and Dieting May 2013 384 Pages About the Book: from Amazon.com: From the experts behind the New York Times bestseller The Spark and the creators of SparkPeople.com … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Update – September 2012

Okay, so I am up 2 pounds total, which means a total weight loss of 23 pounds instead of 25.  Does that mean the next time I get to 25 pounds lost I can celebrate again? LOL A lot has … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Update – 4/20/12

So, I’m actually a pound up from my last post, but I’m happy. In Sparkpeople, we talk about something called an NSV.  NSV stands for non-scale victory.  So here are few of my non-scale victories for the past two weeks. … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Update for March 2012

So it took six weeks, but I lost the two pounds I gained back plus one more!! So now I can officially say I am 25 pounds lost!!  Only 21 pounds to go!! A few things that have made a … Continue reading

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What are You Scared Of? (Why I am Afraid to be Thin)

My weight loss journey has been, in some ways, abysmally slow.  I’m pretty sure I am averaging one pound a month lost.  At this rate it will take another almost two years to get to my goal weight.  At the … Continue reading

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Chickpea Stew Recipe

Chickpeas, or garbanzo beans are one of those foods you either love or you hate.  Art calls them “garbage beans”.  I, however, am a huge fan of the little legume.  Following is one of my favorite recipes for chickpeas, adapted … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Waffles

Waffles are a favorite breakfast food at our house.  When the boys were younger we always kept a box of Eggos in the freezer for easy fixings in the morning.  Now that we are all more health-conscious, I love to … Continue reading

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My Weight Loss Journey – Part 2

For Part 1 GO HERE By the beginning of 2009, Art and I both realized our business was failing (see A Business Lost).  We ewere short on employees, working 10-12 hour days just trying to keep it afloat.  For lunch, … Continue reading

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My Weight Loss Journey – Part 1

I weighed 112 pounds on the day Art and I were married in 1988, which is a bit on the low side for my height. I really wasn’t watching what I ate, but I was riding my bike every day, … Continue reading

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