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day 13

Friday, April 22, 2011

ok i got in 2.5 miles yesterday. Dinner? well i had a small piece of chicken, a cup of pasta and some sauce. yes i had mozzarella on the chicken parm. i also had a big salad BEFORE i ate the rest. I packed up most of it and sent it home with Katie, the rest is in the fridge for Kevin.
i had the tiniest sliver of cake i could cut...not even 3 regular bites total. i savored every morsel. When i put it all in my ww points tracker i came out fine...no overage. i was right on the button of my points, and prubably under as i counted a real size pice of cake but wasnt sure quite how to count the chicken as i have NO clue how much oil it absorbed. so i'm guesing it evened out.
today i'm back on the strict, i have a ton of cakes to decorate and more baking to fill easter orders. and cleaning the house..and shopping for easter dinner..and a walk..so another really busy day!!!

  
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L*I*T*A* 4/23/2011 1:57AM

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CATIATM 4/22/2011 4:05PM

    I just read back to your earlier blogs entries. I don't know how you do it. You are amazing!!!

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FITTIFF2B 4/22/2011 12:34PM

    Nice job! Cake is so yummy!!!
I know you bake cakes for living and I bet the are delicious. But I thought I would share a recipe that I got from weight watchers. Their points have changed since but it use to be 2 points for a good 3x 3 inch square! The recipe is easy it is just a can of any diet soda and a box of any cake mix. I bake it in a rectangle pan and dust it with powder sugar or cool whip fat free. Quite tasty! And a nice treat if you are hunger for cake! which you have made me! :)

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SUETINGE 4/22/2011 12:31PM

    Sounds like you did great under the circumstances!

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RAVEN2FEATHERS 4/22/2011 11:59AM

    You go girl !! I can't wait to see the pics of the pretty cakes !

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day 12

Thursday, April 21, 2011

i dont know WHEN i will fit a walk in today. i have a cake meeting at 10, a cake to finish for today, easter orders to start, a house to clean, cooking to do for Katies birthday dinner, wrapping her presents, shopping, ARGH!! but i'll find time..even if i cant do the 3 miles. i can do one...or 2. i'll get to it.

  
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EJARMAN 4/21/2011 3:50PM

    It sounds like you'll need the walk as "down" time to unwind your mind.

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IMIN2GENES 4/21/2011 11:16AM

    And you don't call all of that exercise! Whew girl! It sounds like you'll get plenty of movin' and groovin' in today! But, I have no doubt you'll still manage to squeeze a walk in there somewhere.

Chris
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FITTIFF2B 4/21/2011 11:14AM

    Like your thinking! YOU GO GIRL!!!!

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L*I*T*A* 4/21/2011 9:54AM

    just do what you can............some days are like that!!!
blessings and hugs...........lita

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RAVEN2FEATHERS 4/21/2011 9:19AM

    I know you will fit something in today between all that work Holly you're the most determined person I know. Love you !

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day 11

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

still on track. tomorrow will be hard. today will be hard. i am leaving shortly to go start easter orders at the bakery. Somehow i have to figure out a walk in the downpour. i so detest spring and all the rain and muck... Tomorrow is katies birthday and her dinner request is chicken parmesan and chocolate birthday cake. Chocolate is not my thing so no big deal there. but the parm is another thing.
I think i have it worked out...i can measure the spaghetti and make myself just tomato sauce. I am going to use just egg white for mine, dip it in just 2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs, spray it with pam and bake it. i'll do it the regular way for everyone else but i think this will work, allow me to stay on plan, and all will be hunky dory...

  
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SOCKITTOME 4/21/2011 12:36AM

    Great plan, Holly! You are doing great and I applaud you because I know this has been a lot of work!

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FITTIFF2B 4/20/2011 9:48PM

    great plan! TOO bad you did not have the pan I have it is an open pan with tiny little dimonds. Imagine fish net stocking on a flat pan. Any way when you cook on it, it makes your chicken like you fried it. NO OIL and fat free!!!
As for the parmesan Use Parmesan cheese rather than the regular on yours. Parmesan is not too bad actually!

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SUETINGE 4/20/2011 2:12PM

    I'm glad you've got a plan.

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SIXFULLERS 4/20/2011 9:12AM

    Good that you have a plan. :) Love ya!


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WHIPPEACHZ 4/20/2011 9:04AM

    Sounds like you've got a great plan. As to Spring, it's my favorite season ...lol.

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IMIN2GENES 4/20/2011 8:51AM

    Sounds like a good plan! It's great that you can make the adjustment for yours and still keep Katie's birthday wish! Kudos!
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day 10

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

today was hard. got up in to teach special ed. hungry even with a good breakfast. Lunch comes i have my on plan lunch and someone had a package of processed whoopie pies. and shared with everyone. i politely said no while i bit into my apple and tried not to smell how good they smelled. I kept telling myself..they are commercial and packaged. not homemade like i do in the bakery. i'm sure they arent good. but man did i want one. this is the first time i have hit the geez i want that stage.
anyhow i didnt. i'm heading for a walk even though i'm pooped. good time to get out of the house as kevin is frying eggs and having toast and the smells are killing me. so i have to once again turn it to tell myself they may smell good but there are few things i find as disgusting as runny egg yolks. i guess thats how i have to get through all this...ewww and i can now smell that he drenched them in tabasco sauce. at least the good smell is gone...lol. off for a walk.

  
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FITTIFF2B 4/20/2011 9:44PM

    THere you go EVERYTIME you want something bad imagine a soft egg on top!! YUCK!!!
As for those woopie pies, I bet yours in the bakery are Delicious! But the thought of the prepacked with enough preservatives to last longer then our life times!!! Good job turning them down!!

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IMIN2GENES 4/19/2011 8:02PM

    Enjoy your walk! Great job with the whoopie pies too! I'm sure they aren't nearly as good as yours. They're one of my weaknesses too... the homemade ones that is. emoticon

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RAVEN2FEATHERS 4/19/2011 7:02PM

    That is awesome Holly ! Great restraint ! Keep it up girl ! You're doing it !

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L*I*T*A* 4/19/2011 4:56PM

    you did it!!
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day 9

Monday, April 18, 2011

ok day 8 sucked. totally. but guess what? I WON.
i tried REALLY hard to cheat. yup. i was tossing in the towel. i was mad, and i was gonna show it. every time i tried to eat something not on plan somehow i just couldnt. case in point: i bought the Harry Potter DH1 movie. i was gonna make a big tub of buttered popcorn and veg all after noon. then i decided before i watched i should walk..just a little. just a mile. slow. yeah right. i did 2.5, and i didnt do my 30 mins but i didnt go slow either.
i came in and went to make the popcorn and decided i'd make it part way through. never happened. bummer. i really WANTED popcorn dripping in butter. oh well. i even failed at being bad..LOL!!

  
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SOCKITTOME 4/21/2011 12:38AM

    You totally rock, Holly! Big cyber hug for hanging in there. This is a good thing to fail at if you're going to fail!


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FITTIFF2B 4/20/2011 9:42PM

    emoticonAt failing at being bad!!! I am so glad you did all of these things Like going for a walk. and holding off on the popcorn. It turns out your really did not want it all that bad huH? BTW I am just catching up on your blogs. I was with out wifi for a while!

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EJARMAN 4/19/2011 2:54PM

    You didn't fail at being bad - you've just changed your habits so much that "bad" doesn't appeal to you anymore. Good for you!!

Elaine

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DEBULACLARK 4/18/2011 10:27PM

    Great job Holly!

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RAVEN2FEATHERS 4/18/2011 5:40PM

    You completely rock !!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love you ! Love your willpower ! I knew you were strong minded like me !

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SIXFULLERS 4/18/2011 1:21PM

    Hurray for this failure :-)

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IMIN2GENES 4/18/2011 1:05PM

    LOL! Holly, you rock!

I just bought HP DH1 yesterday but didn't get to watch it. Maybe I'll get a chance tonight!
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MBUICE 4/18/2011 12:50PM

    Ha! Good for you Holly!

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NINJA_SMOO 4/18/2011 12:22PM

  Oooh, popcorn is a great snack! And minus the butter it's even a healthy snack. Too bad you missed out on it - but not the butter :P

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