I was totally planning to have a complete fast today, but the dreaded Unexpected happened: one of my good friend's had a birthday and invited us out to lunch. So, instead of fasting until 4pm and then having my yogurt and frui... Read more
This is a quick blog due to it being almost bedtime.
Food: good, exercise: good even though my knee is bugging me somewhat so I need to find alternatives to stair intervals on rainy days. Today I did a little bit of wall pushups and knee li... Read more
That is the secret to good Pad Thai sauce. Also true for a variety of other sauces, but it seems to be the Asian stuff that causes me the most trouble. Soy sauce, rice vinegar, and fish sauce simply do not coat vegetables or boil down effectivel... Read more
It had been sunny and I have been enjoying it! At least as much as a lab scientist can. Me and hubby went running this morning, even though he wasn't sure how he was feeling. I told him that running boosts the immune system. I think that's true.... Read more
Apparently, me and my husband have improved our spicy tolerances recently, or at least I have. A friend of mine apparently mad a huge batch of very spicy chili, and was trying to give it away, and I said that me and my husband could handle it. S... Read more
Yes, the cake was a success. http://recipes.sparkpeop le.com/recipe-detail.asp?r ecipe=977994 and here is the sparkrecipe link for interested folks. I'm really beginning to enjoy sugar-free baking. It's a nice change. Today... Read more
Both me and my husband were tired enough to go to bed by midnight last night, even though it was Friday, and therefore we were both up at 9:30 this morning. Then I said, "let's go running!" and he whined and complained but did come and we ran. H... Read more
I like walking up hills. After I've made it of course. While walking up the hill it is long and my legs hurt. Anyway, I found a loop on campus that I can do in about a half an hour that includes 3 hills and I walked it today before lunch. It was... Read more
Don't eat them! You will be one step ahead of me today. You might know that I'm gluten-intolerant, which has a few times been a blessing in disguise because I'm able to avoid high-calorie baked goods. Well, my loving lab manager was nice to me f... Read more
I found a white chocolate flavored tea on clearance after V-Day. I'm not overly fond of "white" chocolate, but I love chocolate and tea, so I went for it. It seriously smells awesome. It tastes like tea with the slight aftertaste of cocoa, sligh... Read more
So, today I had a lab meeting. It was 5-6:30pm and I totally forgot about it. I was originally planning to have a crockpot stew ready for when I got home, yeah, that didn't happen, because I remembered after getting to work. Fortunately, I have ... Read more
My gluten-free, sugar-free hamantaschen were a huge hit! People who knew could barely believe there was no sugar in the dough. I posted the recipe: recipes.sparkpeople.com/ recipe-detail.asp?recipe=9 68310 . I also remade a... Read more
They say it's your birthday ...
It's my birthday too
Happy Birthday to George Harrison and myself!
So, my karaoke night was fun. I ended up singing a Dixie Chicks song and Me and Bobby McGee, which nobody knew because it was a colleg... Read more
Oh, yes tonight is the first Karaoke night of the Birthday Extravaganza! My birthday is tomorrow (25th) and my friend's is next Wed (3rd) and we are celebrating for a week by doing Karaoke on both Wed. nights and a party on Saturday! Woohoo!
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