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G BOMBS - Are they for me? For you?
Saturday, October 28, 2017      5 comments

I listen to a LOT of podcasts. One of them, 40+ Fitness, had an interview with Dr. Furhman, discussing his latest book, Fast Food Genocide. One of the things they discussed was the theory of G BOMBS. I got the basics, but by no means do I hav... Read more
Sometimes, being older is an advantage!
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      8 comments

Last Saturday, a friend and I ran/walked a 5k. We started "practicing" our 5k's about three weeks before the race. We would walk for awhile, then walk faster and then jog. We have an app that tells us when to run and when to stop. Sinc... Read more
Busy weekend!
Sunday, September 24, 2017      6 comments

I haven't been online as much the last few days since I've been so busy IRL. All week at work, the boss has been in Singapore. He will be in Taiwan next week. This means that as he covers things with them, he sends me updates and to-dos. ... Read more
Tried it and it worked!
Sunday, September 17, 2017      7 comments

Here's the recipe I tried tonight. I added 3/4 C of some GF white mix stuff with 1 1/2 cups of water. Non-GF folks can add one can of cream of chicken soup. Forgot to buy green chiles, but they would have been a delicious addition. Cook on l... Read more
New recipe to try to make gluten free
Friday, September 15, 2017      4 comments

Here's the recipe for the dinner my friend made for Bunco. It's not gluten free as she sent it to me, so I will have to do some finagling. I'm making it Monday, so I'll try to let you know how it goes. 4 frozen chicken breasts 1 pkg ta... Read more
Every "miracle" diet supplement has the same ingredient
Sunday, September 10, 2017      6 comments

I read a weekly magazine that has a hot new diet every week. Sometimes it's the revamped grapefruit diet. Or the supercharged Weight Watcher's diet. Or the soup diet. Or Adkins new and improved. Or some new supplement that is the next new t... Read more
I like four-day weekends!
Monday, September 04, 2017      5 comments

Today felt like a bonus day! I had extra time to get everything done without the stress. I'm ready for tomorrow with no worries!! AND...it's a three-day week!! Streak report (week is Sunday - Saturday Staying in calorie range 6 day... Read more
Didn't get my swing set project started
Sunday, September 03, 2017      4 comments

I was going to turn my old swing set into a new planter. Planned to start yesterday. BUT, since I had the chance to go watch very excellent football, the swing set project was delayed. Sundays are already full with other plans, activities, ch... Read more
Had a fantastic day!!
Saturday, September 02, 2017      3 comments

Thank you all for the comments on my Mirror Face blog. I would love to hear what your mirror face says to you every morning. I've put some thought into mine, but I have not settled on one yet. I will keep you updated. I got a text from ... Read more
Do you have a "mirror" face?
Friday, September 01, 2017      5 comments

I was listening to a podcast today (Paula Poundstone's "Live from the Poundstone Institute) and they ware walking to the comedian Tiffany Haddish. She is in the movie Girls Trip and she is hilarious. They asked her if she had a "mirror face". ... Read more
Tracking is easy when you're boring!
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      6 comments

For this full week, I've had pretty much the same thing for breakfast and lunch and snacks each day. The "Copy" feature in SP is fantastic!! Staying at about the same level for calories and fiber all week. Gotta love it! Streak report (w... Read more
Counting it as a win
Monday, August 28, 2017      4 comments

According to my calorie counter, I am over by 37 calories. But, you know what? I count that as a win. I am in my calorie range for the day!! The weird thing is, when I put in my food for tomorrow, it came in with exactly the same calorie cou... Read more
Overdrive at my local library
Sunday, August 27, 2017      4 comments

I live in a relatively small town with an equally small library. Even though this is a small library, they always have a large selection of books. They order new books often and have a great inter-library loan program. Plus, they have Overdri... Read more
Working on a project
Saturday, August 26, 2017      4 comments

DH has a new product/project that he is working on for his business. He is the idea man and I am the doer. Started spray painting today and put together one full project for approval/suggestions. He liked it! I will finish up the spray paint... Read more
Didn't make that one, so starting again!
Friday, August 25, 2017      4 comments

Previously, I have been tracking a streak of no adult beverages. I was up to 10 days out of the planned 40. Then I went to the fair. And it was a long, hot day. And a Mike's Hard Lemonade sounded really good! So, I had one. And now, I'm on... Read more

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