CARJAK
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Lab Results
Friday, September 13, 2013      0 comments

So I had a blood draw on Wednesday. Got the results back on Thursday. Not too bad. My liver levels have gone down by 50% since last time and are only 8 points higher than 'normal'. My overall cholesterol is a little high but not enough to be... Read more
I'm back after surgery
Monday, August 26, 2013      1 comments

I haven't logged into spark people for quite some time. I got my wisdom teeth extracted on the 20th. I had a bad reaction to the anesthesia and ended up with a terrible headache that lasted for days and then I got dehydrated. Not to mention, ... Read more
A Lobster Named Martha
Sunday, August 11, 2013      0 comments

Today I made a stuffed lobster for my daughters to add to their collection. Isn't she cute? Not my best work, but it took less than an hour. The girls love her... Read more
How did you gain so much weight?
Friday, August 09, 2013      4 comments

My sister asked me that question. She's always been thin. I was average until about 6 years ago. Then the weight gain started. She's always put a lot of effort and thought into her physical appearance. She freaks if she weighs more than 110... Read more
School
Thursday, August 08, 2013      1 comments

Almost time for school to start. I attended a meeting about a new grading system that is being implemented. They are testing it out at School A and planning to implement it throughout the entire school district next year. Instead of A, B, C, ... Read more
Another Dinner Failure
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      1 comments

I'm on a roll. Last night's dinner wasn't good and neither was this evening's. I made Greek Pasta and Shrimp. I think it would have been good had I not accidentally used "Chili Ready" canned tomatoes. ... Read more
A not so great evening
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      0 comments

I made Philly chicken sandwiches for dinner. They weren't good and I ended up with digestive issues. About 9 o'clock I went to the basement to do a load of laundry and found that our sink had backed up. What a mess. So my husband and I spent... Read more
It is Lunch Time but I'm Thinking About Dinner
Monday, August 05, 2013      1 comments

Our weather is crazy! I had to bust out a long sleeved shirt. It is 63 degrees and there is a rather brisk breeze. It is cloudy. I'm waiting for the rain. And it is August. Isn't it supposed to be 90 degrees and humid? So, since it is... Read more
Weigh In: I need to change my perspective
Monday, August 05, 2013      5 comments

I just did a weigh in and I have lost 14 pounds thus far. I thought to myself, 14 pounds isn't a lot especially considering how much further you have to go. And I realized that I needed to change my perspective. 14 pounds is the combine... Read more
This Plant is My New Inspiration
Sunday, August 04, 2013      2 comments

My husband brought this plant home from work. I wish I had a before picture. Since I don't, I made one. ... Read more
Having a Tough Time with Water
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      0 comments

For the past several days I have been struggling with drinking my 8 glasses of water/liquid. I just don't want to do it. I'm also feeling lazy. I did use the elliptical today but about halfway through a 30 minute workout I really wanted to st... Read more
10 Pounds Down
Monday, July 29, 2013      3 comments

The title says it all. Consistency is paying off. emoticon ... Read more
I made the right choice AGAIN!!
Sunday, July 28, 2013      0 comments

I can tell I am truly committed to getting healthy based on little things that happen throughout the day. According to my nutrition tracker I needed to eat at least 156 more calories and I was feeling peckish so I stared into the pantry. I eye... Read more
Three Cheers for Local Ingredients and Goodwill!
Saturday, July 27, 2013      1 comments

For dinner this evening I made a spark recipe. Easy Slow Cooker Beef and Mushrooms. My husband requested stroganoff so I set out to find something similar that would be healthier and easier to make than my usual version of beef stroganoff. Wh... Read more
I had a hard time meal planning this week.
Saturday, July 27, 2013      0 comments

Meal planning was difficult this week. I had a tough time finding recipes that everyone in my family would eat. I have a 6 year old and a 3 year old. They aren't extremely picky but they don't make things easy. At least they like veggies! ... Read more

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