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Lesson Learned: When Cooking For One Make Only One

Friday, November 30, 2012      9 comments

If the recipe states: Serves 8, devide by 8. Use a ramekin to bake a pie, or cake. Make just one cookie or two if you have a DH. No need for you to eat up leftovers so th... Read more

Reduce search time when adding foods:

Sunday, November 25, 2012      8 comments

This saves me time tracking my nutrition: I use 10 meal groups. Besides the usual breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, I use entre, sides one and two, salads, condiments, and extras. These are like a menu with portion size and availability. ... Read more

Hunger pangs may be stomach ulcer from pain meds.

Friday, November 16, 2012      5 comments

I knew I had stomach problems from all the drugs I'd been taking for pain. I found myself eating all the time trying to quash the knawing feeling in my stomach. I researched on the web and found that yogurt and cabbage juice were recommended f... Read more

God's Gift to Women

Sunday, February 07, 2010      5 comments

As I get older and complain about white hair and weight problems, my husband always has a nice retort. I think as women age God blessed men with poorer eyesight. Here's a few of my husband comments: "You're more beautiful than when I marr... Read more

Don't try to fix everything at once.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008      2 comments

I've found that if I try to fix vitamins, food, water, exercise, all at the same time I am setting myself up for failure. This time my top priority was vitamins and minerals, then food intake. I have theses two now down to a system I am happy... Read more

Keep It Simple

Wednesday, August 20, 2008      1 comments

I've liked to prepare meats in seasoned sauces but it's impossible to track calories consumed when you do not eat the sauce or have very little with the meat. From now on, until I lose the weight I will cook all meat plain. The sauces amount t... Read more

Secret to evening munchies

Wednesday, August 13, 2008      1 comments

Protein at every meal. Vitamins each day. I ate lunch yesterday with 4 oz of protein and ate at 5:00 PM with 3 oz of protein. It seems to work. I am going to try for 3 oz at lunch and see if I have the same results. I think the vitamins tha... Read more


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