DEUZIE's Blogs

Roasted Veges Yummilicious
Monday, August 23, 2010      2 comments

Recently discovered how tasty roasted veges can be. I made up enough for DH and myself for the week and can have them over rice, quinoa or amaranth. Cauliflower, fennel,shallots,red onions,white turnips,peppers and portabello mushrooms. I had a ... Read more
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      1 comments

I feel as though I'm making some real progress here. Last week was very stressful. I had to take DH to the hospital with unusual pain in his chest. DH had a double bypass 6 years ago and has been in hospital every year since for congestive heart... Read more
4 pounds away from an ipod
Monday, August 02, 2010      3 comments

I have always hated to exercise and to be honest here,that is what this site is all about after all, I have been a slacker on the walking part of my goal. Sure I add a few steps here and there but regular consistent exercise. I haven't done that... Read more
Amaranth and Quinoa
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      2 comments

Never had these two grains before so I tried them and they are delicious and filling and have protein in them. I cooked them in vege broth. Then I roasted some peppers, onions and mushrooms in the oven and put them on top along with some fresh s... Read more
DUH! SP food tracker
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      1 comments

I come from a long line of blondes. I wouldn't say any of us are dumb but we all have our moments. This week it was my turn. I woke up yesterday morning with my plan of action for the day to cook my food for the week so there would be none of th... Read more
Confession time
Monday, July 26, 2010      3 comments

I have been goofing off and not sticking to it the past few weeks. How is it I can be so filled with enthusiasm and then have it peter out. I did not go far astray but I stopped tracking which I know is key to success. I have also been thinking ... Read more
After A While
Thursday, July 01, 2010      4 comments

My mom had given me a copy of this poem years ago when I was going through a particularly difficult time in my life. It speaks of an inner strength that we all have and don't even know till we need it. It also reminds me of that time in my life ... Read more
Saturday, June 26, 2010      2 comments

Met DH for dinner last night. Had a Gin&tonic while perusing the menu trying to make the least deadly choices. I had saved most of my calories for the day knowing that this place was not the most healthy lifestyle place to eat. I decided to give... Read more
Tricking myself into moving
Monday, June 21, 2010      3 comments

I have always disliked exercise. I got my Spark pedometer and actually put it on this morning. One of my goals is to do this daily and work my way up to 10,000 steps a day. Tonight it is at 3,865. It is day 1 .It'll get bigger and better. Tomorr... Read more
WOW !!!
Sunday, June 20, 2010      2 comments

I must preface my weight loss number in this my first week with Spark by saying that I did not weigh myself last Sunday on my own scale. I was visiting my sister in Texas two weeks ago and got on her scale for my 309 lb starting point. I have a ... Read more
Curve ball
Saturday, June 19, 2010      3 comments

DH asked me to meet him and some friends for dinner at our favorite local Italian spot last night. They usually have some sort of fish dish as a special and I knew they would prepare it anyway I asked so I wasn't anxious about it. When the waite... Read more
What makes me happy?
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      2 comments

That seems like such a simple, easy question that I saw on the message board today, my third day on Spark. I have almost no clue to the answer. A few weeks ago I had a dream that I was flying. The feeling I had was absolutely the most ecstatic I... Read more