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It's a GREAT Good Friday!
So many good, no GREAT things to be thankful for, not just this week but every week.
I am thankful that my family will be here on Sunday to celebrate Easter with us.
I am thankful that I feel like celebrating this year, more so than previ... Read more
Coconut Oil, Where have you been all my life?
Okay that is really all I got, as I just discovered this stuff. I bought a gallon the other day and finding just all kinds of things to do with it!! I hardly know what to try first!!!
I have used it for frying, and for making my coffee cu... Read more
So I went to the Dutch Market...
... yesterday and I bought a gallon of coconut oil, some rice flour, some buckwheat flour. I was out of flaxmeal so got some more of that. OH and some tapioca flour. (they didnt have coconut flour)
Now what?! haha.
Maybe not toda... Read more
OH Lordy, Forty!!
No not years old. Sufficiently past that.
FORTY POUNDS LOST!!! Finally. geesh. 30 - 40lbs was looooong!! Feb. 16 I hit the 30 pound marker. I have mentioned it before, but worth noting again, I probably have lost even more because at... Read more
What a RollerCoaster Ride!
I havent blogged for awhile. Why is that? Busy I guess, lots of gardening and outside work (exercise) But it feels great to get out there and do these things myself, whereas before I would either hire someone, or just wish I would and nothing... Read more
Ok, I need a New Co-Inky Dink!!
Ever since I made that observation about my weight loss and my BMI being the same, my weight has been a teeter totter. Since last Friday, I have gained and lost the same .4 pounds every day it seems ..... ugghh.
Ok, I know not to trip on i... Read more
My Birthday present is Whipping my Butt
Silly me. When asked what I wanted for my birthday, why didnt I say diamonds, or a massage, or even just an uninterrupted hour of hot bubble bath? No.... I had to ask for a pushmower, so I could get more exercise!!
Well.... that plan is w... Read more
Silly Co-Inky Dink Observation
My current weight loss and BMI .... are the same! haha. Thank goodness they are both headed in their own right direction!!... Read more
Feeling Amazing and Feeling Happy!
Wow. Amazing what a good night's sleep can do!! I feel refreshed, restored.... I LOST WEIGHT!! I am learning to love this sleep thing. I sleep, I lose weight. Okay not always. But I have noticed just how closely the two are tied together. ... Read more
Did I really say that??
Ok so my sister was here visiting. Getting close to 10am and she was wanting a little something to go with her coffee.
So... I suggested, how about you try one of my Coffee Cup Flaxmeal Muffins. She says okay. So I proceeded with making ... Read more
Just got my Cholesterol Numbers
Doc's Office just called. Here's the lowdown.
6/2011 - was 226
3/2012 - now 214
6/2011 - was 161
3/2012 - now 103
The breakdown is as follows
HDL - 45 (She said the "range" for women, they want... Read more
Flaxmeal to the Rescue!!
Please don't tell me it's bad, just let me live here in my bubble. Okay NO, if it is bad, tell me I guess.
But I sure hope not because this little gem is what I have been using to help get me through those times I thought I might want so... Read more
Bacon Grease & Chicken Skin & Butter --- OH MY!!
Ok y'all. This is just crazy. I have been dabbling in Primeo this week (my own new hybrid cross between Primal and Paleo) with a little the week before, but more this past week. And prior to even knowing about these things, I was really start... Read more
Remember my Paleo Thoughts?
Well..........I guess I am more of a primal sort of gal. I guess I was reading both Paleo and Primal, and it was all jumbled together.
Thanks to Justbirdy summarizing:
Robb Wolf: meat, eggs, veggies, fruit
Mark Sisson: meat, eggs, vegg... Read more
So... I went to the doctor today...
... I just wanted to see my numbers.
I knew I had lost weight - and their scale was much more friendly to me than it has been in the past several years. It said I had lost 27 pounds since my last visit. BP went from 140/80 to 120/86. I s... Read more