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Re-Set Pay-Off!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014      21 comments

All righty...last week was my first weigh-in so THIS is my first week of seeing the pay-off: SEVEN POUNDS! Here are some of the numbers I'm seeing on the nutrition tracker: Daily calories totaling around 1400-1500 Daily carbs tota... Read more

Rolling with my Re-Set!

Tuesday, January 14, 2014      13 comments

I have really gotten rolling with my re-set: ---No sugar, no grains ---Eating only between noon - 8-9pm, resulting in a daily "fast" of 16 hours ---Tracking all food ---Weighing in weekly. I've avoided the latter two f... Read more

Re-Framing Hunger, My Best Buddy!

Friday, January 10, 2014      19 comments

It was a late work day yesterday (heck today too!), after 8 pm when finished and I was HUNGRY! Way more than my usual hunger thus far in my re-set for the new year. But I thought of WATERMELLEN's advice from www.fatloser.com and Siebold's tip to... Read more

CX Bounce Back!

Sunday, January 05, 2014      12 comments

Well yesterday's allergy symptoms oddly let up enough for me to get a super night of sleep and woke up with hardly any symptoms other than an occasional runny nose. Whew! Glad that didn't hang on...I don't *do* sick very well, lol! Spent a ... Read more

Fighting to Kick the Habit

Saturday, January 04, 2014      15 comments

I came across a surprising editorial in the New York Times by Mike Tyson during my 'net wanderings today. Although he focused on his recovery from alcohol / street drugs, I, on the other hand, honed right in to how closely his insights & experie... Read more

Joining In The New Year Re-Set

Thursday, January 02, 2014      16 comments

I usually do my utmost NOT to join in with the crowd as I've always disliked the I'm-doing-it-cuz-everyone-is-d
oing-it mentality. As a result I've never been a fan of New Year's Resolutions. Well, this year will be an exception as... Read more

Car Maintenance Success!

Saturday, December 28, 2013      15 comments

What? Me work on my car? Not on your life...I'm woefully all-thumbs with most things mechanical as my wallet well-knows! But: the one thing I enjoy about taking my car to have work done is that the shop is just a few blocks from the upper e... Read more

New Holiday Tradition!

Thursday, December 26, 2013      18 comments

I think I've started a new holiday tradition! What a super way to spend my Christmas! Community celebrates Christmas at Bandera family dinner: (hope this link works) www.pressconnects.com/ap
ps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20Read more

Hummus My Way

Wednesday, December 11, 2013      19 comments

Another member was curious about my home-made hummus which I posted about yesterday in my status. Well, I got sorta yacky in my response and figured why not share with others? :-) I found this recipe in SparkRecipes: recip... Read more

Contra Dance: Time for Some REAL Swinging!

Friday, November 15, 2013      15 comments

I keep waiting for a pocket of time to do this blog justice, however things are hopping such that I KNOW if I don't share it now my weekend is gonna just run away with itself and who knows WHEN I'll catch up with all of you! :-) First of al... Read more

Workout Weirdness

Tuesday, November 05, 2013      20 comments

Lately I've been plagued by a lengthy bout of nasty allergies which have my eyes and nose running with periodic sneezing fits. I've been knocking off box after box of tissues...ugh! Yesterday was particularly nasty. But I remembered somethi... Read more

Fading Tiger Paws

Monday, November 04, 2013      8 comments

This summer cycling season, after being cut loose by my cardiologist in June and taken off of Coumadin, was capped by two of the most special cycling accomplishments: 1) Cycling 'round the 1,000 Islands area of New York and Ontario with 15 of my... Read more

Somewhere In The Hills...

Sunday, October 06, 2013      10 comments

Another wonderful weekend spent with fellow bike club members! Yesterday we had our bi-annual roadside clean up which our many hands wrapped up lickety-split and followed up with a quickie 20 mile ride to Whitney Point. It was more overcast yest... Read more

Death Valley!

Sunday, September 29, 2013      16 comments

Strike up the music, Cassandra Wilson with an upbeat ode to life, which is SO FINE on this gorgeous autumn day! The colors are coming so FAST all of a sudden! "A Little Warm Death"... www.youtube.com/watch?v=
hh_r6NwqIvs ... Read more

3 Day Soup / Bike Helmet Mowing: Time Management!

Friday, September 27, 2013      15 comments

It's been quite the shock to the system adjusting to "the real world" since returning from Cape Cod. Having eaten mostly cut up fruits & veggies and store-bought sandwiches on my travels I was yearning for something home-made but had so little t... Read more


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