Kitchen experiment update
Well, the counter expansion is complete. The cats still have their dining area and I've got some more counter space to put the bread machine and a place to put groceries when I come back as I'm sorting to get them put up. The bonus today was m... Read more
Experiments in the kitchen...
Experiment No. 1 -- bizarre recipe for chocolate pudding. When I was home with mom, I found an odd recipe for chocolate pudding that I thought was worth a try. For 4 servings, it calls for 3 avocados (yep, avocados), 6 tbsp cocoa powder, 1/4 c... Read more
9/1/11: Day 60
It has been one long night and day.
In reading over my last blog, it seems I am complaining more than I meant to when I was writing it. One thing the SP community has been teaching me is look within. I cannot change how "things" have bec... Read more
8/29/11: Day 57
Spent some time reflecting on how things have changed over the years...
--portions have become larger... I can't believe I've that I'd been eating at least 3 servings of rice all at one meal. Now, I measure, but am in a state of disbelief.... Read more
8/27/11: Day 55
Well, vacation's winding down. Daddy's home from vacation which means Mom's vacation is over.
Inspired by greatpanda, I actually went for a swim for the first time in years. It felt good! I wish I'd jumped in earlier during my vacation in... Read more
8/24/11: Day 52 and year in review
Every year on my birthday (I'm a little late this year) I look back on the past year and make so goals (or resolutions) for the upcoming year. This might be a little disorganized and all over the place, but that sums up the year pretty well.
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8/20/11: Day 48
It's time for the annual year in review, but I'm tired and am going to go to sleep. Didn't get much of my to-do list done today, but did have some fun.
I'm also a bit saddened tonight. I finally figured out why I haven't heard from a real... Read more
8/18/11: Day 46
Just a quick note so I can get to bed at a reasonable time for a change...
Good day for fresh fruits; only went slightly above targets for calories (over by 9), carbs (over by 48...still need some work on this), and fiber (over by 13). Lots o... Read more
8/17/11: Day 45
Hell hath frozen--I actually was within my ranges (not over, not under) for calories, fat, carbs, and protein! That rarely seems to happen, especially when I get carb-happy.
I've been thinking of my great aunt today...it's her birthday. S... Read more
8/16/11: Day 44
I think I need to go find my book "meditations for women who do too much".... A comment Srhallin made on an earlier blog got me thinking.
My perception of me is that I'm lazy. But, taken from another perspective, it seems I'm always doing... Read more
8/15/11: part 2
The one good thing about going through old photos is you can see where you've been and how far you've come. I think this pic was when I was over 200. Yikes! No wonder I had trouble running and keeping up!
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8/15/11: Day 43 and teetering
Rule #1, don't go grocery shopping when hungry. Well, I wasn't when I started. Did okay, did buy some soy ice cream sweetened with dehydrated cane syrup (close to natural, I hope; definitely more so than sugar, fructose, high fructose corn syr... Read more
8/13/11: Day 41
Still plodding along. I still can't believe I haven't given in to sweets or sodas yet! Of course, the burger and fries the other day weren't exactly a great choice. I was racing like a banshee from work to a CPR refresher a little over an hour a... Read more
8/10/11: Day 38
Well, I must be nuts! I just signed up for the 100+ crunches/day team. Trying to force myself to do something besides walking/jogging. I also need to start working on pull-ups if I want to make my goal of being able to do 3 by the end of the ... Read more
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8/8/11: Day 36
Love me some carbs! Brown rice, black beans, whole grain bread, grits, oatmeal... I need to find a way to incorporate more veggies, protein... Oh, you mean a balanced diet? Was ist das?
I think it's time to play with the mix and match re... Read more