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One person chili
Sunday, September 06, 2015      0 comments

I made a quick one person chili with canned beans. I want to get an instapot pressure cooker to make cooking dry beans easier. Here was mt chili recipe.. Onion and garlic and a half table spoon of olive oil...cooked in medium skillet ... Read more
Long time no post
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      2 comments

I'm back. Thought I would record my lunch because it was really good 1tbs coconut oil Minced garlic Thyme Heat in skillet Add 1.5 cup shredded cabbage from a bag (meant for cole slaw but I use it for stir fry all the time... Read more
Spend time one on one
Saturday, January 10, 2015      1 comments

Today my husband spent all day working on science fair project with our younger son. I wanted to minimize distractions by spending the day out of the house with our older son. We went and bought two pairs of shoes for his brother, both go... Read more
Random thoughts
Friday, January 09, 2015      0 comments

My older son is 14 and we had appointment 1 for appointment the 16th to get started. Younger son will get a consult next year to see where he stands. They might overlap for one year. Cold here for Florida. Hope to... Read more
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      0 comments

Today was a good day. Quick load of laundry, short (one lap) walk, finished the podcast Serial (now I need to find something news for my walks), volunteered at school, and swim coached in the evening. Dinner was leftover chicken, yello... Read more
so far so good
Monday, January 05, 2015      0 comments

On track with my plans from yesterday. Trying to get up my enthusiasm for working on the den project. Breakfast was great, dinner is cooking in crock pot, looking forward to a nice lunch. Walk was nice (kind of damp out/humid) but ... Read more
Better day
Sunday, January 04, 2015      0 comments

Yesterday I think I threw my body into shock at the healthy walk and eating and by the end of the day had a massive headache. Today has gone better. I have felt fine all day and tracked all my food through dinner. Tonight's snack/dessert I... Read more
Wow long time
Saturday, January 03, 2015      1 comments

Last post March 26, 2014 emoticon New year, new day, new goals. ... Read more
A little of this and that
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      2 comments

Dinner was nice...salad with a chicken, black beans, corn, and salsa topping. Swim practice was not as stressful as usual. It is our school districts spring break so the club swim team that I assistant coach for decided to take a small spr... Read more
Eye update
Saturday, March 22, 2014      5 comments

Well the eye spot is just that his retina doesn't look text book perfect. An anomaly without any ramifications. He did a very thorough exam and he showed me tons of markers he looks for in the retina picture and my son's eye didn't have any o... Read more
Handling mom concern about child's health
Monday, March 17, 2014      5 comments

My son is 9 years old. He broke his glasses and was due for an eye exam so we had one over the weekend. The optometrist found a problem on his retina that wasn't there last year. Luckily, I called this morning and made an appointment at t... Read more
frying pan leftover soup
Sunday, March 16, 2014      1 comments

I am a very lazy cook. I like easy. Leftovers....cooked rice for last night, leftover chicken from a whole roasted chicken In the refrigerator on hand ...homemade chicken broth, bag of fresh baby spinach Garlic powder and Italian... Read more
Friday, March 07, 2014      3 comments

Have I mentioned that watching Chopped on Food network has changed the way I cook? For example this morning I was trying to figure out what to eat for breakfast. I saw a half an uncooked sweet potato, an onion, and some eggs and said what ... Read more
Results of first week
Thursday, March 06, 2014      6 comments

I did lose 3 pounds my first week. All it took was tracking every bite and stopping. I still ate some treat like foods but just stayed within my limits. Looking at week two for cotinued progress towards goal.... Read more
Goodness it looks like I am always starting over
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      2 comments

Dh and I are both trying once again to lose weight. He actually bought a new scale for us. My first week of my latest new start ends today and I weigh in tomorrow morning. Looking back on week one it went by so fast. I focused on the... Read more

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