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Gluten Free Penne with Sauteed Veggies
Monday, February 29, 2016      3 comments

1 Pkg Tinkyada Organic Brown Rice Penne 12oz. 1-2 Tbsp EVOO 1 Shallot, minced (2 garlic gloves minced will work too) 1 bunch of Asparagus, sliced on a bias (angle) 1 pint Cherry Tomatoes, halved ( I used more- why not) 10 Basil leaves,... Read more
My Inner Struggle
Saturday, February 06, 2016      8 comments

My inner struggle is so real today. I am too ashamed to share the details (nothing immoral or illegal- more of an anxiety related character flaw) I'm Irish Catholic and I carry guilt with me harshly and have a ridiculously tough time of letting... Read more
Israeli Salad
Thursday, August 20, 2015      11 comments

I recently found this new delightful side dish a couple weeks ago & have made it twice already. It's perfect for a cookout/picnic setting or as a side dish at home. Last night I mixed it with a brown rice medley, black beans and it was a supe... Read more
Spinach & Mushroom Quinoa- Vegan
Monday, January 12, 2015      14 comments

Spinach & Mushroom Quinoa 3 garlic cloves 1 lb sliced white mushrooms 2 cups fresh baby spinach 2 cups cook quinoa 1 tbsp freshly chopped parsley (1 1/2 tsp dried) sea salt & pepper 1 tbsp marsala cooking wine 2 tbsp EVOO ... Read more
Pink motivated!
Monday, January 05, 2015      10 comments

As Part of my renewed effort to be the best me I can, I have decided to blog once a week, most likely on Mondays due to new work schedule. So here goes: Yesterday during my workout I drew real inspiration and motivation from several female... Read more
Getting Ready 5% Winter Challenge Assignment #7-10
Tuesday, December 30, 2014      3 comments

#7 Triggers: Trigger situations and foods that trigger my over consumption of calories. My triggers – Foods: a) Sugar (all kinds, candy, chocolate, bakery items) b) Munchos Doritos mix (craving some now as I type this..UG... Read more
Getting Ready 5% Winter Challenge Assignment #1-6
Sunday, December 28, 2014      10 comments

In preparation for the upcoming 5% Winter Challenge: Countdown Activities #1 Exercise Plan: 30 minutes of CARDIO Daily 10,000 STEPS Daily 2 times/wk YOGA #2 Nutrition Plan: Vegan/Vegetarian Meals Water/ lemon tea cl... Read more
My friend, Sheila
Tuesday, December 09, 2014      9 comments

I am so sad as I write this. I learned late Saturday evening that my friend, Sheila was on life support and the outcome looked poor. My friend, Sheila & I met in 2004 after hurricane Charlie hit the Orlando area. Somehow losing power makes ne... Read more
Remorse, But Never Giving Up!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      18 comments

Oh dear. I am finding myself in a place of remorse. After I got discharged home from the hospital for the dreaded G.I. bug incident, I gave myself a pass to eat whatever I wanted until I felt better. In hind sight..Not such a great plan LOL! ... Read more
Today was suppose to be the day I reached my goal weight.
Monday, July 21, 2014      10 comments

When I joined SP I plugged in my weight of 188 (I had lost 4 pounds prior to finding SP) and my projected goal weight of 130 pounds was to be reached today 7/21/14. Needless to say, I am still quite a way off from my goal weight. I was as low ... Read more
My Big Surprise of the Summer
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      5 comments

My big Summer surprise is: Summer is not as easy as I thought it would be.!!! In the dreary days of Winter, I imagined a healthier me eating salads, drinking water and trotting down the walking trail...easy peasy. I forgot about all the... Read more
Monday, June 09, 2014      10 comments

I am setting my nutrition intentions again. I have gotten way off track and have been unable to make a reset stick longer than a day. I believe part of the problem has been my lack of intention. I have said to myself,"Okay this is the day you... Read more
A conversation/confession out loud~
Saturday, May 24, 2014      8 comments

I have been avoiding this blog for a a few days now. I really didn't want to have this conversation out loud, but here it is. A confession? My life this week had many disruptions. Last Sunday, DH injured himself playing softball and land... Read more
Friday, April 25, 2014      6 comments

TGIF!!!! I am so excited to have a day to myself. It's been 11 days!!! That's unheard of in my world. No wonder why I lost it. Too much stress taking care of everyone else and not putting myself at the top of the priority list. Oh well, I f... Read more
Seeds of Destiny
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      4 comments

Seeds of Destiny Hope is the Seed of Faith Faith is the Seed of Drive Drive is the Seed of Seek Seek is the Seed of Knowledge Knowledge is the Seed of Awareness Awareness is the Seed of Power Power is the Seed of Choice Cho... Read more

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