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The Ultimate Fat Kid Snack (recipe and photo guide)

Sunday, February 17, 2013

What you will need

1 package of oreos
1/2 cup of peanut butter
1 brownie mix prepared per box directions

Step One -
take an oreo and spread with peanut butter
place another oreo on top of it, and spread with more peanut butter




Step Two -
Place in muffin tin


Step Three -
add brownie batter




Step 4
Bake at 350 for 20 mins


Nutrition information:
Completely unhealthy
As far as I can tell, given the information from the brownie box, peanut butter jar and oreo package - roughly 400 calories each

Why did I make these you may ask? Especially if I am not going to eat them?

I made them for my boyfriend and co-workers. Healthy eating and habits aren't really important to them. I work with a few people who no matter what they eat stay skinny as a rail. They like when I make treats, so I will make them treats.

In other news, I am roasting a chicken for dinner


Oh, and I am 1.2 pounds away from my goal weight now -- yay!!

Have a great Sunday everyone!

  
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MARYHENNIG 2/26/2013 10:41PM

  What willpower you have!!!

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CHRISTINASP 2/19/2013 8:14AM

    I'm lauging about the pics and how 'seductive' they are! Hope your boyfriend and the coworkers enjoyed them. BTW there are great and easy to make recipes around for cookies with dried fruits - sweet but no sugar added...

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SOOTHINGGLOW 2/18/2013 10:15PM

    I LOVE homemade roasted chicken. It makes the kitchen smell so good too!
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CHYNNA81 2/18/2013 5:19PM

    You go girl! emoticon

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BILL60 2/18/2013 8:27AM

    Congrats on almost getting there.

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MAIZEY 2/17/2013 8:26PM

    Congrats on approaching your goal.

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REAGANESQUE 2/17/2013 6:07PM

    You have better will-power than I do...a package of Oreos is not safe at my house! However I had no problem making m&m cookies for my daughter's Valentine package. Go figure. Congrats on almost reaching your goal weight, it must feel awesome! emoticon

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KARRENLYNN 2/17/2013 4:03PM

    I salute you on your ability to bake and not sample!! I'm not sure I could have done it! I've never tried this and I like all those things.

Way to go on just about reaching your goal weight!

Have a great Sunday and a great week coming up!

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COCK-ROBIN 2/17/2013 3:15PM

    emoticon for not eating any of those abominations! I just gained 10 pounds just looking at them, LOL! You're doing great, and will be at goal in no time!

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DLDROST 2/17/2013 2:45PM

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PJBONARRIGO 2/17/2013 2:44PM

    Wow- the pix were great. The Peanutbutter Oreo Brownies look tasty, but I felt like eating some of the chicken. Who'da thunk it LOL Congrats on almost being at your goal weight! That's awesome! emoticon

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The Holy Grail (Photos)

Thursday, February 07, 2013

ahh yes... the Holy Grail... I speak not of a cup but rather a... Pair of Jeans!

A pair of Levis jeans that my mother purchased in 1976, before her and my father were married. My mother and I have always looked at these Jeans as our ideal size. If we could wear them, then all was right with the world. Thing is... I could NEVER fit in them in my adult (ok, my adult and since the age of 12) life.

Well guess what??






After being able to not only fit in them, but find out they were a little on the too big side it made my day.

I also made my famous chocolate peanut butter filled cupcakes with peanut butter icing. After my mother and I figured out that each cupcake clocks in at about 400 calories each... I didn't even want to touch them! Why? Because I can wear these jeans!!! The fact I can wear these jeans after not being able to since age 12 makes me not even want to go off plan.

I did it! I freaking did it!!!

  
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CHRISTINASP 2/19/2013 8:16AM

    Great blog. I very much enjoy seeing that smile and look on your face when you're holding up the jeans. Thanks for sharing.

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BOOKWORM27S 2/14/2013 9:34AM

    Congrats, so exciting!

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MAIZEY 2/9/2013 8:15AM

    Fantastic work. Congrats on fitting into these jeans with room to spare!

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ATTACKFATCAT 2/8/2013 11:13AM

    That is AWESOME! Love that they are even a little loose on you! And even better, you didn't eat a cupcake emoticon

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PATTYR81 2/8/2013 10:52AM

    NICE Courtney-Lee!!! emoticon

I've got my favorite pair of size 12 Lee Riders from the early 80's telling me to hurry up and get there!!

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BILL60 2/8/2013 6:42AM

    Just SUPER!! Congratulations.

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COCK-ROBIN 2/8/2013 12:00AM

    Wow! You look sharp!

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REAGANESQUE 2/7/2013 11:35PM

    So fabulous! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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KA_JUN 2/7/2013 11:08PM

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TIMOTHYNOHE 2/7/2013 10:12PM

    So you get into the dream jeans and reward yourself with peanut butter filled cupcakes? Ok, but just one.

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KTREK32 2/7/2013 10:10PM

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BRIGHTEYES86 2/7/2013 10:03PM

    Amazing! emoticon

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B-NANA 2/7/2013 10:02PM

    Toss those cupcakes at a tree.
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Today ended up being alright!

Thursday, February 07, 2013

The day started out pretty crappy. I woke up early with a horrible headache. So I took some Tylenol, and went back to bed. I woke up two hours later, with it hurting worse than it did the first time I woke up. I took two more Tylenol and got an ice pack and went back to bed. I finally woke up for good around 9 and it was almost gone. After a hot shower, it seemed alright. I have problems with the muscles in my shoulders and neck tensing and knotting up. When they tense up, I get the most horrible headaches. It feels like someone is stabbing behind my eyes with a pick ax.

I went to the library today and volunteered for 4 1/2 hours. It was nice. I didn't really do much, other than assist patrons, and schedule facebook posts for the library's page. It was good to be with friends though.

After the library I hit the gym for some weights and cardio. My hip is still bothering me, but I managed to get some intervals in today.

I had support group tonight, and it was a really great topic. The plastic surgeon was in to talk about various things. That is freaky stuff! I don't know... I don't think I am getting anything done unless it is a real bother!

Spending the rest of the night relaxing!

  
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PATTYR81 2/7/2013 4:21PM

    I have a friend ~60 that lost ~80 lbs (no WLS). Then had breast implants, a tummy tuck and an arm lift. Her body looks TERRIFIC! but out of sync with her face.

Made me think abt the arm surgery tho emoticon hers was $5k and the rest was $19k more.

She said she would do it all again in a heartbeat!

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MOIRA2 2/7/2013 6:35AM

    Glad you are feeling better.

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COCK-ROBIN 2/7/2013 5:37AM

    Very good!

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my new hat! photo blog

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Went shopping with my BFF tonight and she picked out a new hat for me. Sorry the pic is a little blurry, but isn't it cool?

  
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MAIZEY 2/7/2013 5:31PM

    You look great!

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-POLEDANCEGIRL- 2/6/2013 11:54AM

    cute

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PATTYR81 2/6/2013 10:35AM

    You look sooooo cute!! emoticon

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KIKKI-G 2/6/2013 10:11AM

    CUTE! but even more cute is the person wearing it emoticon

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BILL60 2/6/2013 6:47AM

    Looking good.

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COCK-ROBIN 2/6/2013 3:41AM

    Beautiful!

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BUTEAFULL 2/6/2013 1:30AM

    I have one like that but in red...very cool

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JANTWO 2/6/2013 12:40AM

    VERY cute!!!!

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2BFREE2LIVE 2/5/2013 11:11PM

    VERY CUTE ;)

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My Stupid Hip.. ugh!! Frustrated!!!

Monday, February 04, 2013

My hip needs to knock it off!!

It is really beginning to interfere with my training! Every time I try to run, I make it a few minuets, then the dang thing starts hurting again, and feels like it is going to pop out. So, I have to slow down to a walk then run again... I know I can make it 1/4 to 1/2 a mile if it would just stop acting up!!

I went to the chiropractor, and he put it back in place twice. Then as soon as I started working out again, it started hurting! It seems like going to the chiropractor is useless. I am thinking about trying out the local "Witch doctor" and see if she can help. Maybe some kind of reflexology might help?

I had a great session with my trainer today. We worked on a lot of core exercises and leg ones. She is working with me to strengthen my hip. She is hoping that if I can make it stronger it won't give me so many problems.

I made meatloaf for dinner, and it turned out quite well. I was pleased with it. Later on this week, I am going to make a whole chicken in the crocpot.

As a special treat, I also got some sugar free angel food cake, and am enjoying a 1oz slice (yes, I weighed it) with sliced strawberries and cool whip free. It is a great treat!

I think that is all for now~!



  
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-LINDA_S 2/5/2013 8:01PM

    Hope you figure out the hip thing. Sounds painful and annoying!

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SASSYASHLEY89 2/5/2013 1:58PM

  I feel for you on the hip pain! I deal with the same issue, and it always seems like the treadmill makes it way worse. Hope you feel better!

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PATTYR81 2/5/2013 10:24AM

    One thing that helped my college athlete dd's is to ice after every practice, workout, game. Ice in a zip loc bag works great. Wrap in a towel, put on for 20 min. It reduces inflammation.

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BILL60 2/5/2013 7:59AM

    I could never eat just 1oz of angel food cake. It is for that reason that I avoid it.

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PATRICIA441 2/5/2013 7:51AM

  Have you found out why it keeps popping out? Have you had it checked by an orthopedic doctor? Hoping all works out well for you.

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MOIRA2 2/5/2013 5:36AM

    I have a bad hip as well. I hope that you will feel consistantly better very soon! emoticon

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COCK-ROBIN 2/4/2013 10:10PM

    emoticon I hope you feel better soon.

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