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Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence

Wednesday, March 11, 2009      0 comments

So, all of my bloodwork came back normal. I figured that would happen. Anyway, what that means is one of a few options 1) I still have Celiac's, but the antibodies hadn't built up in my system enough to show up on the test due to being gluten-fr... Read more

I allow balance to flow through me and to act as me.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009      0 comments

Wow, I made the greatest tasting meal for dinner tonight. I was literally licking the plate afterward. I made a Cuban style pork and beans dish loosely based on this meal from recipezaar. www.recipezaar.com/Gator
beks-Cuban-Pork-Black-... Read more

We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same

Monday, March 09, 2009      0 comments

Our DVR is having issues. Maybe it doesn't like 24, or Lost, or other things, but it seems to randomly decide not to work. Unfortunately, this means that we miss watching things when are meant to watch them. Not cool. It makes my husband kind of... Read more

Monday Menu Plan on Sunday

Sunday, March 08, 2009      0 comments

My weekly meal plan, for my own purposes and anyone interested. I've finally solved my lunch/dinner dilemma, which I've never discussed before. Essentially, Bill eats a 500 calorie dinner, and I would prefer 300 cals because I have to eat more t... Read more

Always strive to add rungs to your ladder of life

Friday, March 06, 2009      0 comments

My doctor's appointment went as I expected. I spent about 3 min. talking to the doctor about thing I already know, and went and got blood drawn, and will get the results next week. I'm incredibly glad the wheat thing is over, because last night ... Read more

February was so long that it lasted into march

Wednesday, March 04, 2009      1 comments

I know, it has been a while. So, first thing's first, why has it been a while 1) I am sometimes a busy person and 2) I'm doing a gluten challenge. So, my whole wheat thing is getting exciting, because I finished my double blind study which ... Read more

When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009      0 comments

I was MIA yesterday, but I've eaten a lot of great food lately, so I have a few recipes to share. Last night, I made a great stir fry. I used cubed round steak (8oz), broccoli rabe (2 cups flowers and stems), and shredded cabbage (1.5 cups)... Read more

If at first you don’t succeed, you’re running about average

Sunday, February 22, 2009      0 comments

Wow, it is time for a serious update. Last week was a little bit nuts, I was out 3/5 nights, which made dinner and exercise more difficult, but still accomplished. I was at the dinner and a movie party with a quinoa dish in a white wine sauce th... Read more

All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.

Thursday, February 19, 2009      0 comments

I'm working on that leisurely breakfast, or at least I haven't done breakfast to the sounds of the Today Show all week. It is an interesting experience. This week has been nuts, but I've mostly been sticking with my exercise and eating plan... Read more

If it is to be, it is up to me

Tuesday, February 17, 2009      0 comments

i did not get a chance to blog yesterday, and won't get a chance tonight, so you all get a mid-day blog, yay! You could also call it a procrastination blog. I made my own Greek-style yogurt! It looked a little scary at first with all the wh... Read more

“It may be alright to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

Sunday, February 15, 2009      0 comments

First of all, life update: I didn't end up having a movie night on Friday ... it's next Friday. Yeah, I know, I do things like that, but we managed, got to come back and watch all our tv shows which we wouldn't have had time for, so I'm cool. Sa... Read more

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting onhis past actions and their motives

Thursday, February 12, 2009      0 comments

- of approving of some and disapproving of others. Today's quote is courtesy of Charles Darwin, Happy 200th Birthday! He said other good things too, but most of them make more sense to scientists, which is not my major audience. ... Read more

Allow me to experience love and loving in ways that I can appreciate.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009      0 comments

I'm going to get an early start on my blog because I am on Day 2 of the double-blind study, and who knows what will happen later. Part of me hopes nothing, part of me something. I am trying really hard not to think about it at all, which is of c... Read more

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009      0 comments

I have a new love in my life: fennel seeds. These babies are the secret to italian cooking, and the reason sausages taste like sausages. I can't believe it took me this long to discover fennel. I used the fennel in my Americanized goulash ... Read more

If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain

Monday, February 09, 2009      0 comments

Tonight I started a double-blind study on myself. I know that's impossible, my husband helped. We sorted out two sets of bags of either rice or wheat flour so that neither one of us knows which one I'm eating until we compare both keys. It's kin... Read more


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