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Sarah C.

Houston, Texas
Regular person... teacher... mother... that's about it. I love to laugh and listen to my iPod. I miss my students during summer vacation, even though I work all summer.
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eating out

I have lost 65 pounds. I only have 25 pounds to go. For my New Year's resolution, I only need to lose another 10 pounds. I have 7 months to do...

burning calories by drinking water

I saw a show, forget the channel and name of show, but it was that goofy white guy who always does the crazy food experiments. Anyway, I learned...

Honey Nut Cheerios...

... is my favorite cereal. They get a bad wrap. Please tell me if I am misunderstanding this. I also eat the strawberries Special K and the Honey...

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Sutapa.G wrote on Sarah C.'s Whiteboard. Oct 27 2009
Sarah C. updated their goal to Exercise: 90 minutes 3 times per week. Jun 12 2009
Sarah C. updated their goal to Exercise: 90 minutes 3 times per week. Jun 12 2009
Sarah C. updated their goal to Exercise: 90 minutes 3 times per week. Jun 12 2009
Sarah C. updated their goal to Exercise: 90 minutes 3 times per week. Jun 12 2009

Goals (3)

Lose weight Last update: 12 Jun 2009 » View progress
Limit my caloric intake Last update: 26 May 2009 » View progress


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Oct 27 2009 by Sutapa.G
Hi Sarah,
Nice meeting you. I have just send my friend request for you. Hope you will accept it. 
I like your post on burning calories by drinking water.
If you can make some time I invite you to visit my blog. 
Your Always.
Apr 16 2009 by Spinning Panda
You can do it. Just break it down in sections and the time will fl bye. Good Luck!
Sep 05 2008 by Richard Chan

Hi Sarah,

I sent a reply post twice to your question regarding veggie snacks for work.  I dont think it went through since wellsphere may still be revamping their site, etc.  Anyhow, here is my original post.  

P.S Congrats on the 12 lbs lost!  Keep up the good work! =)


Hi Sarah,

Here are some suggstions that may peak your interest!  Well, let me add some other food items besides only veggies that may get you and your whole family excited with the healthy foods I am mentioning....besides you snacking at work with the veggies.

I am going to mention the word antioxidants which mostly come from fruits and veggies, besides it commonly found in tea and cocoa.  They are chemicals that can help prevent cancer, heart disease, beneficial effects on human health, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, etc.  Alright, enough of me rambling on!

Vitamin C 

-citrus fruits, green peppers, brocolli, green leafy veggies, strawberries, raw cabbage, and potatoes

Vitamin E 

-green leafy veggies, vegetable oils, whole grain, nuts, seeds 


-carrots, squash, broccoli, sweet potatoes, kale, apricots, peaches, cantaloupe, tomatoes, collards


-veggies (if grown in selenium rich soils)

So, you have the above benefits of foods for each category I mentioned.  Now, let me suggest a few good meal or snack choices that you may enjoy at work.

-carrots, mushrooms, cabbage, bean sprouts, bok choy (chinese vegetable), pepper, celery, onions, cucumbers, broccoli, cauliflower 

I hope this may give you some other ideas that I've missed out!  Enjoy and happy eating!

In Health,