JODIB5's Blogs

Squeezing in the veggies.
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      3 comments

I have a lot of trouble getting my veggies in. I like vegetables but yeah they are boring . I get tired of salad quickly. Not too long ago I tried adding fruit to my salads and now I can say there are a couple of salad recipes I wouldn't mind ea... Read more
My new favorite snack.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      3 comments

This is my latest favorite snack . Cut an apple into bite size chunks (Fuji are my fave) put it in a bag with a pack of splenda and a little cinnamon. Give it a good shake and enjoy. What is your favorite snack?... Read more
Knowing Better!
Monday, June 07, 2010      0 comments

My daughter shared with me a lesson she had learned, while trying to handle a tricky situation with my grandson ( a teenager). The lesson reminded me of a quote from Maya Angelou. " When I knew better, I done better. Knowing better, for me is ... Read more
Let's go out for dinner!
Thursday, April 08, 2010      6 comments

Dining out for dinner has always been challenging for me. DH loves to eat at Olive Garden so you can imagine how excited I was to see nutrition information from Olive Garden in my HG news letter today. Of course I want to share this valuable in... Read more
It's a Wrap
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      1 comments

I love La Tortilla Factory Low Carb Wraps. There a million different ways to enjoy them. One of my favorites is a wrap filled with Thin sliced ham, a handful of bag salad, red onion slices, 2 Tbsp feta cheese and a few sprays of ranch dressing.... Read more
WooHoo,10,000 steps.
Monday, April 05, 2010      4 comments

Yea, for me. I got my 10,000 steps 3 days in a row. Today was tough, I had to squeeze it in between the rain showers. Determination was in my favor. I even chased the dog around the house until she gave out on me. After that a break in the rain ... Read more
Looking Back.
Saturday, April 03, 2010      1 comments

While talking to RHAL1462 last weekend, I recalled that when I began my weight loss journey I did it 5 lbs at a time. Each time I weighed in I set my goal at getting down below that next 5 lb mark on the scale. It worked until I reached 60 poun... Read more
The Big Picture
Friday, March 26, 2010      1 comments

I was editing some specs at work today, not sure that I was using the correct format. I told my boss I would hate to get them done and then have to do them over. He told me I was not seeing the big picture. I am not sure I agree with his logic. ... Read more
Eye Candy!
Thursday, March 18, 2010      1 comments

I have heard the words before. How it is important that your meal be appealing to the eye as well as the palette. It is one of those things that went in one ear and out the other along with a few other things I don't recall at the moment. T... Read more
Feeling Sublime
Monday, March 15, 2010      4 comments

I feel so much better about myself since I adopted a more relaxed attitude. I have been dieting for over 2 years (mostly maintaining) and have yet to reach my goal weight. Eating out, feeding my family, emotional eating etc. have all been challe... Read more
March 1, 1010
Monday, March 01, 2010      4 comments

Started the day out right. Got up early and took a 30 minute walk. Had a veggie omelet and a yogurt for breakfast. When I got to work I ate a Nutragrain bar which was not on my plan and it was a bit of emotional eating, left over emotions fro... Read more
Staying in the Zone
Saturday, February 27, 2010      1 comments

Here are just a few things that keep me moving forward. 1. When I get home from work or on my day off,the first thing I do is put on my tennis shoes. I find that when I have a few minutes to spare it is easy to head out the door for a qu... Read more
Thursday, February 18, 2010      0 comments

Every day I see things I want to paint but the minute I pick up a clean canvas my mind goes blank. When I decided that I would start my paintings with a color scheme in mind the canvas no longer looked blank. It is the same way with blogging. I... Read more
Time flies.
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      2 comments

Can you believe it is February already. Seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the New Year. March must be just around the corner and so is my weight loss goal, if I stick to my plan.... Read more
A+ for Spark People
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      0 comments

One of the most valuable lessons I learned in college was to get my information from several resources. This is one of the things that makes Spark People work so well. They offer a variety of resources and a wealth of information, there is so... Read more

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