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Strong Lifts 5×5 – Week 3 Results

I can’t believe that it has been 3 weeks since I started doing the Strong Lifts 5×5 Program and yesterday I was ready to call it quits. I stepped on the scale and was up from the last time I weighed. … Continue reading

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Never to Old To Try Something New

I did something new this morning. I started lifting weights. My sister started doing a program and it sounded interesting so I thought why not? 🙂 The program is called Strong Lifts 5×5. It is easy to find the information … Continue reading

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Lite Mocha Frappe

My mom has been drinking a lot of the iced coffee drinks you can buy in a can like soda. I found a recipe for her. She really liked it until we figured out that 2 cups of it had … Continue reading

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Chocolate Banana “Ice Cream”

   I found an idea for banana ice cream on Pinterest. Here is the link: http://userealbutter.com/2010/08/12/single-ingredient-ice-cream-recipe/ Ingredients: Frozen Banana Slices Cocoa Powder ( I used a few teaspoons.) Peanut Butter ( I used about a tablespoon.) Ahead of time slice up … Continue reading

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Low Carb Nachos

         Lately I have been wanting something different to eat. I wanted to feel like I was splurging without actually having to break my good eating habits.  I took some ingredients I had left over and mixed up some … Continue reading

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The Saturday Morning Struggle – Give in…or….Overcome?

It is Saturday morning. 🙂 I don’t have to go to work so I stayed up a little too late last night. It has been a week since I started keeping my food journal. I had put my scale away … Continue reading

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It is 3pm. Do you know where your snack is?

I can pretty much tell you when it is about 3pm on any given work day, without looking at a clock. It is usually around 3pm that I start to get hungry and I need a snack. Today I brought … Continue reading

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I have the choice of how I will react, and this time I picked the right one.

I am fighting the strong desire to be in a sad, depressed mood. What started out as a good day didn’t really end that way. I had a good day at work followed by a stop at the grocery store. … Continue reading

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Turn a cake mix into a low fat treat.

I saw this “recipe” on Pinterest and thought I would try it. Ingredients:          1 – Box of Cake Mix ( I used Devil’s Food)          1 -15 oz can of canned pumpkin (100% Pumpkin) Mix the two items together. Do not add … Continue reading

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I did it! I didn’t give in!

As I walked out of church this morning and headed for my car, my thoughts were on lunch. I had some yummy egg casserole waiting for me at home. The problem was that I didn’t want that. I wanted fast … Continue reading

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