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I did it!
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      9 comments

I finally finished the rough draft of my novel. I must say I really enjoyed it and I miss checking in on my characters each day. over 100, 000 words and I really only s... Read more
Congrats in the first novel !!!!( not mine)
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      4 comments

A friend of ours( Hanna De Jager) has her first book in print: ( She is living in Canada, but originally from South Africa)
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I heard back FINALLY!!!!
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      9 comments

Some of you might know that I have been waiting to hear back from an editor with regards to publishing my column on Adopted Children from China who come to Canada and I had not heard anything, I pretty much gave up on it.....sent a follow up... Read more
Breaking dawn.....
Monday, November 22, 2010      5 comments

Breaking Dawn over the Lake November 19th- This was Friday morning ..... This morning I am thinking about those who have lost loved ones in the last weeks. This... Read more
Black bean microwave brownies....yum
Sunday, November 21, 2010      5 comments

I have adapted a microwave brownie to include pureed raisins ( to reduce the sugar) and Black beans ( to increase fiber and protein) and the kids love them. I reduce the sugar by half a cup of brown sugar and nobody notices....they get a scoop o... Read more
Should I stay or should I go?
Friday, November 19, 2010      6 comments

That song is rolling around in my brain today......why? Because I am in pain because of TOM and I SHOULD be going to swimming today, but I will have to wait and see if my pain meds kick in. SO sore........So I am waiting to see if I should go to... Read more
A quick update....( lots of work waiting for me..)
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      5 comments

Sunday was the pre screening or should I say rough cut private screening of producer Eleanor Mc Grath's film called Kanata- An Irish Story and DH and I were privileged to be invited. This is an excerpt of the follow up email she sent us: ... Read more
Weigh in and fig salad pic
Monday, November 15, 2010      8 comments

here is a pic of the fig and goats cheese salad that I talked about in the previous blogs. I have it again for dinner last night! SO GOOD!!!! Weigh in was great this morn... Read more
Sunday, November 14, 2010      4 comments

Chocolate cake experiment conclusion: I did not have any of the chocolate cake at the party, when I was frosting it I had to just have a tiny taste to see if the icing was okay and YUK! YUK! YUK!!! It was so sweet!~!!!! It literally made ... Read more
I did the chocolate fudge cake sample test.....results pending
Saturday, November 13, 2010      5 comments

Well as you know I am trying to change my lifestyle to minimal added sugar....or at least my addictive tenancies towards the substance. I have been pretty good so far and I have not really had any cravings or any upsets. Today the kids and... Read more
Can't believe the nerve of some people....opportunity to make lemon tea out of lemons!
Friday, November 12, 2010      13 comments

Well yesterday I was at Starbucks having a meeting with my friend who is collaborating with me on a book project. She is also a team mate from the swim team ( BONUS!) and she is going to teach me how to MAKE MONEY doing what I love - which is ... Read more
My little treat - Chocolate Soy milk......
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      7 comments

Okay so I big indulgence for the day yesterday was a small glass of chocolate soy milk, well if that is the worst of my indulgences then I think I am on track! lol..... Yesterday I just could not get warm all day and I think I w... Read more
I love swimming....
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      5 comments

Once again I am so touched by the willingness of my team mates to accommodate my NO MEAT thing.....after a tough swim practice last night we went out and I ordered my usual TEA and because there were more than 6 of us we get a free team pizza...... Read more
Report back....
Sunday, November 07, 2010      6 comments

WEll the cake was okay, a little on the dry side....but a nice flavor...So I will have to rethink that part....and it did not rise as much as it should have, but they enjoyed it anyways , so that is the main thing. IT WAS SERVED WITH WHIPPING CR... Read more
I came up with a plan that I think will work!
Saturday, November 06, 2010      5 comments

Firstly : weigh in this morning was still below 150 lbs....yay! Secondly: I failed to mention in my last blog that although more than 3 were invited, there are only going to be 3 of us tonight I think they WILL indeed notice if... Read more

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