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Thundering THursday

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Dd and kids went out this am till about 3, so it was all quiet. I wished my sis a happy birthday and talked. I walked 4 miles super challenge with Leslie.... I sweated and sweated!!!!

Still had food prepped ahead,
Breakfast - mae potato pancakes, turkey burger
Lunch was lamb chops and potato wedges with ziploc of veggies and plums.
Supper was bean salad, tilapia fillet, potato pancake,
Snack was apple, and basa burger pattie

DD told me more about her trip this evening, Mya is doing lots of shakey walking....

We just had hail and lots of rain with that thunder.....

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TERRI289 8/5/2012 11:00PM

    Your food always sounds good!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 8/3/2012 10:10PM

    Glad you are having food prepared ahead of time. Makes it easier for me to stick to my eating plan and saves time. WAY TO GO!!!

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PATTYKLAVER 8/3/2012 9:53AM

    Sounds like you're doing great on preparing and managing your meals. I love the updates on your granddaughter.

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Wonderful Wednesday... & 193.6!!!!!

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

DD and g.d. are coming home today.... but it's 8pm now, sil went to get them and they were 2 hrs. delayed.... Poor Mya is going to be so tired...

I made chicken caesar salad for them when they get here. I had to have a bit of talking to with g.d. as she is abrupt, rude and disrespectful... But her moods can change minute to minute (she's not even hormonal, only 9!) We concluded with me trying to teach her some cooking type stuff and all was well. I started the 12 Day Detox today and w.i. this a.m. showed me down to 193.6 as a starting weight. WooHoo! So, even being off a plan, I lost an extra 0.6 lb.... This is a detox I've done for about 10 years, probably once or twice a year and usually over the 12 days, I lose as much as 8 lb.. My sis told me to be careful since the 17 Day Diet is a detox too (a lot cheaper) and I could be overdoing it. But, I don't think so, this plan has different allowable foods. I was thinking it was the first diet ever that I went on that didn't allow you chicken, and as I was telling this to sis, I checked the list again, and I had missed, you're allowed "poulltry", I had checked chicken and turkey, so that's good.....

I even danced to the oldies (Not the Richard Simmons version, cuz that's on VHS, just to a CD) for almost a 1.2 hr..... Only amounted to a little over 1000 steps though. I finally dragged out the pedometer today.... still just over 2200 steps.... gotta work on that, planning to do the WATP 3 miles later, didn't want to be all sweaty to hold my Mya....

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 8/3/2012 10:08PM

    Hope everyone is home safely. You are one busy lady!!! Hope you are sleeping better.

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MYSTERY-LADY1 8/2/2012 7:17PM


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    Good luck with the detox. emoticon

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TERRI289 8/1/2012 11:49PM

    You are keeping so busy..

I would recommend The Magic of Ordinary Days..very sweet movie set in 1944 in colorado. Rio is an animated kids movie but I like animation!!!

Sleep well.. emoticon

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Terribly Busy Tuesday

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Well, was on the phone till 2am and didn't get up till 10am... Before Lunch I called my 90 y.o. friend, but she was gone to the city. Then I decided to call my friend who has been having me over for meals and invite her here since I had the house to myself.. I was going to make lamb chops, but she wasn't impressed with that idea, so I cooked brown rice and the Syrian cooking I made (with her leftover roast beef) and a bean, those things are high in calories....didn't realize that, but I used the canned bean mix and I added yellow and green beans and onion and beets.... She took a bowl home, and I have enough for me tomorrow too....

I did 4 loads of laundry... only one of which was mine... I cleaned out dd's fridge.. she comes home tomorrow....

So if your body really needs you to vary your calories to shake it up and get it losing, I did that today
I had 1702 caloires and yesterday I barely had 1150.... That smokie I made the choice to have for lunch was what did it...

Well, supper was fun and we visited.... Tired tonite

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 8/3/2012 10:05PM

    Sounds yummy!!! Glad you got to visit.

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TERRI289 8/1/2012 11:44PM

    Yum,,I want to eat at your house...

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CORNERKICK 8/1/2012 2:32PM

  Very busy!

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194 & I saw it twice, cuz I couldn't believe it!

Monday, July 30, 2012

Well, so much for the plan to invite 90 y,.o. lady for lunch, sil didn't have work today cuz his truck starter blew and the company had to get it he was home... at least he put g.s's room together and I have my living room back again.

I did my food prep.... cooked 2 basa burgers and 2 turkey burgers and made my Syrian Cooking, (yum, had it for supper) and did up 5 veggie bags for the week... Gotta freeze some of my cabbage roll casserole. Then, I went out to pick up my paychk. and found a surprise note.... I had worked July 1 and got time and a half, so I got an extra 5 hrs. pay....not fighting that one!!!! We could all use good news like that... Then I shopped around to stay out of the house. I bought 2 books (touchy feely and sound) for Mya and 2 for m @ 49 cents each...... One is an old spa/diet book, but the recipes look really good....I also got a sports bra, gotta try it, but for $3 if it doesn't fit me, it will fit dd.... I should try it and if I am lucky, I can wear it to do my Walk & Kick. And I bought a Tommy Hunter cd... probably only Cdns; among us will appreciate that. He's a Cdn. country singer who had a show on TV back in the 60's or 70's, so that was a real trip down Memory Lane.... 21 songs.....

Then I walked around Safeway, and only bought 1 banana and ate it. I had been in Giant Tiger, when I suddenly realized I was feeling hunger pangs.... I bought some lime chicken breast and had 100 calories worth of that.. Then came home and made it just in time before the storm came. They'd been predicting Heavy Thunderstorms about 3:30 when I went to town, and it took till 7pm for them to get her.e... very high winds...

I also called income tax today, over 2 mths. and I still don't have my refund yet. She told me it was "processing" and she put a priority note on it, I could call back in 4 weeks to see!!! I told her I never had a job in my life where that was acceptable... but hopefully I lit a fire under them..

WEll, gotta go watch my tv show and exercise..... later.

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TERRI289 8/1/2012 11:42PM

    Did I tell you that I have been in love with Gordon Lightfoot since I was 14??? Still crushing on thatman.,

Glad your day was good!!! emoticon

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SLENDERELLA61 7/31/2012 2:53PM

    Congrats on all your success!! Take care. emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/31/2012 12:14AM

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Those scales are heading in the right direction!!!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/30/2012 11:57PM

    emoticon on shopping and staying out of the house. Hope you get you tax refund quickly. Glad you are lighting a fire under them. Keep up your great work!!!
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TKADEEPBREATH 7/30/2012 10:38PM

    You go girl . . . you're doing great!!!!

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Some Sunday

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Walked over to church. There was a 20 y.o. guy who did the sermon, not even a ministry student or anything, but he did an incredible job... then I had communion for the first time at that church, and for many years....My 90 y.o. friend offered me a ride home, which I accepted and invited her to lunch. She was eager, but since our landlady was laying flooring today, I would have had to take the cabbage roll casserole to her place, but she's in an apt complex where they provide their meals, so that fell through. She also invited me to a gospel concert in 2 weeks....I may see how I can invite her tomorrow since g.s. s at friend's, sil will be away overnite, and g.d. is going to spend the nite with her friend.... sounds like a nice idea... her husband is wheelchair bound, so sounded like she'd really like to get out. She also said she'd like to get back walking, so we could go for a walk in the park afterward.... gotta go pick up my payck tomorrow too, so sounds like my day is planned....

Spent the day with another friend and we ate a great stir fry, lots of fruit and veggies.. she'd never tried mango before... and she LOVED it and also my cabbage roll casserole....I also gave her a recipe for a family tradition Syrian Cooking, she may make tomorrow with her leftover roast, and I took some home with me to do the same.... Yum... must get back to doing what I did for the past 3 weeks and prep my food ahead, the veggies bags and a couple meals, it really worked.. I found myself the past few days, looking and munching, and munching and looking, not sure what I was looking for and not being satisfied with what I did eat... I never felt that way when I was on that diet plan, so going to change the plan, but keep the good ideas I got from it.

Even at my friends, she brought out carrots, radish and I had brought over those new Triscuit Rosemary and Olive Oil crackers, and she put out cheese. My calorie count is still good for the day, even a little under still..... WooHoo for me... should do the yogurt and bran buds thing, I am so low on magenesium and folate... as usual....

So, sil is home on Tuesday and said he will put g.s's room back together, and I will have my living room back...
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/30/2012 11:52PM

    Glad you have lots of friends to spend time with and share with. Enjoy your time with them. Hope you have your living room back soon.

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PATTYKLAVER 7/30/2012 9:43AM

    You have a lot of good friends surrounding you. It's so good to hear that. I wish I had more friends and more time to spend with the friends that I have. Enjoy them.

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    I'd love to hear more about the recipe...sounds interesting! emoticon

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