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Food Blog: Steak with Chimichurri sauce, Yukon Potato, and Tomatoe and Okra

Tuesday, October 19, 2010      3 comments

Since we're counting calories, we chose a very lean cut of steak (top round). The original recipe called for Flank Steak. You can really use any cut you like. Next time I'm... Read more

Food Blog: Thai me up Chicken :)

Wednesday, September 01, 2010      2 comments

We made this the other night. The whole meal (with rice included) was only 450 calories which made us happy. It was very filling as well. A shout out to my favorite ... Read more

Food Blog: Those babies taste delicious!

Thursday, August 26, 2010      3 comments

Last night, we had leftover spicy honey chicken from the night before. I was thinking "What side items should we have with said leftovers?" So I jumped on spark and searc... Read more

Food blog: Green with Envy

Tuesday, August 24, 2010      3 comments

Last night I made an awesome dinner of chicken kebabs with creamy basil pesto sauce (compliments of Cooki... Read more

Turning Monday Around

Tuesday, July 27, 2010      7 comments

Dinner last night. My partner and I both had tough Mondays. It's not a good combo when both of us have rough means we likely wind up on the couch, not exercisi... Read more

I'm voting for me today.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010      7 comments

I clicked on "My spark page" to come post a blog. I had no idea what I was going to blog about, frankkly, I just wanted the spark points for doing so. Sometimes, I'm a points whore. Read more

Today's wake-up call.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010      4 comments

I walked into work this morning and my favorite cleaning lady says "What's wrong with you?" I was a little startled. KROBAR: "What do you mean?" CLEANING WOMAN: "You pregnant or something?" KROBAR: (startled) "What?? No! What do you... Read more

Great nights lead to weight loss

Friday, July 02, 2010      3 comments

Pictured: Kristi, Erin Bode, and me My partner and I attended Erin Bode's CD release party last night at Jazz at the Bistro. It was a wonderful night. I was so prou... Read more

The 5 pound cycle

Friday, June 25, 2010      4 comments

I'm stuck in the same rut of losing and gaining the same 5 pounds. It's been going on for a few months now. I know what the problem is...CONSISTENCY.... My name is Kro-bar and I have a consistency problem. Admitting that is half the ... Read more


Thursday, June 24, 2010      5 comments

OMG, OMG, OMG....I'm going to Egypt and Jordan in September/October!!! It's official! I'm over the top excited. I've always wanted to see the pyramids and Egyptian ruins. I absolutely can not wait!!! The bummer part is my partner won't ... Read more


Tuesday, June 15, 2010      6 comments

My bumper, that is. I got rear-ended driving home yesterday. Sigh. The damage isn't *horrible* but the bumper is dislodged and now the car is making some sort of weird backfiring noise. I'm sure it's all fixable and the guy had state farm in... Read more

My commando mother nearly made me straight

Friday, June 11, 2010      10 comments

Since I can remember, my mother is a fan of going commando. This point will become significant in a minute. My mother is certifiably crazy (seriously, we actually had her certified). She's also not in the best of health after years of al... Read more

What do Black Currant and Pomegranate have in common?

Wednesday, June 09, 2010      6 comments

Flavored vinegars. It's my new favorite addition to healthy salads. You can blow so many calories adding dressings to a salad, it almost makes it a crime. I was on a trip to Galena, IL once and came across the Galena River Wine and Chees... Read more

New perspective

Thursday, May 27, 2010      3 comments

My wife was talking about commitment to exercise today and compared it with going to work. She said "we don't really want to go to work, but we go to work every day...we don't really have the option if we want to get a paycheck." It's so ... Read more

Today, I resist you cupcake.

Thursday, May 13, 2010      7 comments

For the past 2 days, our office has been a hot house of treats...cookies, cupcakes, doughnuts. For the past 2 days, I indulged...and not just a little... Last night I could tell my body was feeling poorly from eating all that junk. I went... Read more

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