I love that I was excited to take new photos! My friend took them, and cropped them for me, and it took he... Read more
Well, Hurricane Isaac is gone, though my area is still undergoing residual flood threats from the swollen Pearl River, thanks to Isaac's prolific deluge, and recovery organizations are jumping in to help people get back on their feet.
Last ... Read more
In Other News...
We interrupt this SP blog with a public-service announcement from the ministry I've been volunteering with since Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Wow...our community was really badly hit by Hurricane/TS Isaac! Sovereign ... Read more
Okay...I'm officially REALLY tired of now TS Isaac! He decided to camp out in SE Louisiana, barely crawling forward, and dragging mondo amounts of water and dumping them all over our area. Sections of town that have never flooded before are floo... Read more
Hurricane Party! Or, Sheltering in Place, Sort Of
Okay, so Isaac is still crawling toward us, nearly a direct hit by the eye, if he stays on his current track. Only, it's a weak, unorganized storm, that has just "wobbled" to the west, to quote the meteorologist, so the wind impact here will be... Read more
On the Watch for Hurricane Isaac
Today's been a good food day, except where sodium is concerned. Haven't done my 10+ min exercise yet, and it's so late, it won't be cardio!
The biggest thing on folks' minds down here right now is Hurricane Isaac. Read more
Ups & Downs Today
Well, technically, yesterday, since it's after midnight...
Firstly, I tried to be prepared because I knew I'd be going out tonight to a Mexican restaurant. My roomie was singing a gig there, and I hadn't heard her band yet. They're good! So... Read more
I did something just now for lunch that I don't think I've ever done before.
A half hour after I finished eating my leftover stuffed pork loin & steamed veggies, I found that I was still hungry. Knowing what I would be having for dinner ton... Read more
Odd, Strange & Peculiar
Odd day today, I wasn't really myself, and I think it relates to the fact that I was thrown for a loop schedule-wise yesterday, and ended up getting food out twice. Didn't even realize it until today, but I didn't take ANY of my supplements yest... Read more
A Donut Saved...
Well...there was nearly a dozen donuts left from the church's fellowship meal yesterday. (I did NOT indulg... Read more
Party Day Went Well
Knowing that my church would be having a fellowship meal after church today, and knowing what the menu was, I decided to be careful with calories at b'fast. This turned out to be a wise decision!
It worked out really well.
The menu wa... Read more
Lower Sodium Options
Doing a lot of experimenting here, and here's my take on the lower sodium options I've tried so far, some I plan to try soon, and some strategies I am learning. I will ask your forgiveness, though, for not listing the mg sodium/serving on each o... Read more
'Nuther Lesson Learned
Okay...when you're planning to eat out, MAKE SURE you've recorded the correct nutrition figures for the items you're interested in. Made that mistake with Chili's today.
For the record, the Caribbean Salad with Grilled Chicken is awesome an... Read more
Reprise of the Calorie Chase
This has been another day when I just can't get myself even to the bottom of my calorie range, even though I had half a blueberry cake donut this afternoon. It's strange...
I tried something new today, fixing up a can of Blue Runner No Salt... Read more
I just want to express a pet peeve of mine: the height-weight charts doctors use to tell you if you're "normal", "overweight", "obese"... (And don't get me started on the use of "obese"...)
At my height, just shy of 5'4", I'm told by doctor... Read more
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