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Jaynee, GET A GRIP!

Saturday, December 20, 2014      7 comments

After 18 months on maintenance, I find myself up almost 10# from the low end of my weight range. That means I am up 5 pounds from my goal weight, or topping out the top of my goal range. Read more

Norman, The Cancer Center Elf

Friday, December 19, 2014      10 comments

I am too cheap to buy an actual Elf on a Shelf, but I do 'elf' activity for the cancer center staff and for the oncologist's office in which my office is located. Today I will show what Norman, the CCC elf has been up to... Read more

Chex Mix Overage

Monday, December 15, 2014      10 comments

If I had to name one food that I can't get enough of, it would be Chex Mix. I love the stuff, particularly homemade. What isn't to love? Crispy cereal, mixed nuts, butter, salt and garlic. Ok, it has a few other items, but that is the important... Read more

Dr. Elmo's Reindeer Rap

Friday, December 12, 2014      10 comments
watch?v=ryqylcxvaH0 I laugh and love this song, though I hate rap, It is just funny! Unlike the end of this song, though, ... Read more

So much to be thankful for

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      8 comments

We live in an era that allows us many comforts that we would not have a few generations ago. As I traveled across the country to marry my husband, I thought about the 'mail order brides' in pioneer days and how they left their families nev... Read more

Happy Healthy Holidays!

Monday, December 08, 2014      7 comments

Whether the holiday is Christmas or Chanukah, Easter or Independence Day, a common refrain is "I will start my diet after the holiday". Read more

Preparing for Christmas

Monday, December 08, 2014      7 comments

Rich and I are Santa at Christmas. Last night we did a dress rehearsal to make sure that we didn't need any adjustments or accessories.... Read more

What a roller coaster!

Tuesday, December 02, 2014      11 comments

Let's see if I can give some kind of an overview of the past week. My 103+ year old grandmother was found unconscious on Thanksgiving. She was rushed to the hospital and hydrated where she regained consciousness. She is alert when awakened, but ... Read more

I couldn't resist

Friday, November 21, 2014      17 comments

I just think this is so true! ... Read more

How about some pecan pie?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      12 comments

Oh, that wonderful, buttery, nutty, top of the calorie list holiday pie. Who doesn't love it? I tried making it sugar-free, but it just has the wrong texture. Same with the purchased sugar-free pies. Even mini individual pies are around 400 calo... Read more

Thinking about Christmas cookies

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      14 comments

Molly and I made our first batch on Sunday. They were yucky. A new recipe. I will go back to my tried and true ones like these delicious merengues. They are a light alternative to the traditional cookie, but infinitely adaptable! Read more

It has been a week or more...

Friday, November 14, 2014      5 comments

...since I blogged. I have been so swamped! I am focusing on getting my steps in for one thing. I have an article to write on cervical cancer for our cancer center newsletter. I have a Prostate Cancer awareness project to work on for Febru... Read more

Do you like French toast?

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      12 comments

I do, occasionally, but the calories KILL me! Here is the nutrition facts for generic french toast from the SP tracker. Nutrition Facts French Toast Serving Size: 2 slice Amount Per Serving Calories 297.7 Total Fat 14.0 g Sat... Read more

Rambling along..

Monday, November 03, 2014      5 comments

Re: the wheat detox- Today I stayed completely away from grains. The only carbs I had were in my sugar- and fat-free cole slaw and my Cool Whip for my coffee. Stayed within goal while eating extreme low carb. We will see what happens on the scal... Read more

Wheat Allergy

Sunday, November 02, 2014      6 comments

Well, I know that I have a wheat allergy, but thought that it was controlled. Yesterday was my first wheat free day on the grand experiment. I was down 1.6# this am and that was after eating popcorn yesterday evening (which usually means a 2-3# ... Read more

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