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Spring

Sunday, March 20, 2011      1 comments

Ok so my calendar says tomorrow is the first day of spring Weather.com says we have a winter storm watch tomorrow night through Wednesday night. Now I pretty much know that my grandmothers old wives tales about a late spring on years when Ea... Read more

Reeses, Cadbury, and Hershey's

Saturday, March 19, 2011      3 comments

I am currently of the opinion that these three labels should possibly be banished from the world. I got into Reeses peanut butter cup miniatures today. UFF Not a good thing. However it is one day and one splurge all be it a large one. I just ... Read more

Spring Clothes, OH NO!

Thursday, March 17, 2011      4 comments

Ok. I am making a trip to Ghana and need to dress for very warm weather and to wear pretty conservative clothing. Preffered dress would be skirts that come to at or below the knee. Tops can be sleeveless. In the interest and excitement of planni... Read more

Expiration dates

Wednesday, March 16, 2011      2 comments

Cleaning cupboards which is a never ending and somewhat thankless task. I am currently contemplating expiration dates and wondering what I really should throw away and what I should keep. I threw away a lot of stuff but some I am keeping on a us... Read more

Sunshine

Tuesday, March 15, 2011      4 comments

It's easier to make myself move in the morning with the warmer temps yesterday and today. I am able to be out and about in just a light jacket. NICE Today my extra fitness minutes will be chipping ice in my drive. The sun is melting it but it ... Read more

Zumba Zumba Zumba

Saturday, March 12, 2011      10 comments

So I want to learn some zumba routines and know them well enough to teach others. Wsn't sure who that was going to happen. However one of the instructors told me the one routine to "Greased Lightning" I was interested in should show up on a you ... Read more

At home in a March Blizzard.

Friday, March 11, 2011      6 comments

OK, so I read the weather report yesterday and it really sounded like the mess we are now experiencing was going to go north of us. Not so lucky. I was sitting at the reference desk at work today and as I glanced out the window I noticed we were... Read more

Curing the obesity epidemic, HMMM

Thursday, March 10, 2011      2 comments

So I read two articles today about obesity in general. They were both from some men's weight lifting magazine and came up on a random database search. Don't usually read of take heed of these but they were quite interesting and well written and ... Read more

Dancing in the bathroom

Wednesday, March 09, 2011      8 comments

With a title like that you will probably read this blog. I am kind of feeling like celebrating the fact that I am feeling energetic today which hasn't happen for a while. People who see me at the Y regularly aren't surprised to see me hop from f... Read more

Why

Tuesday, March 08, 2011      3 comments

I have made a renewed resolce in my mind to eat healthier but I really made very poor choices this afternoon. I came home from work and was only here for an hour before I left to work out and I just ate random food I had no business eating and d... Read more

Kickin' Chicken Chili

Monday, March 07, 2011      5 comments

That is the name of the recipe I made yesterday. It is really just a white bean chili. The twist was to use green chili salsa as the base. So I had about 2# of chicken and a pound of navy beans and an assortment of peppers, and onions and than a... Read more

Meditation? Yoga, Mantras, Scripture, Focus???

Sunday, March 06, 2011      3 comments

As a conservative Christian Woman it took me a long time to get around to trying yoga. When I went I went to gentle yoga and the teacher was an evangelical Christian and it was mostly a very good gentle streching class. Went to a few others but ... Read more

Beans in process

Saturday, March 05, 2011      4 comments

Today I am busy soaking 2 pounds of beans, navy for some chicken chili for company tomorrow and black for Cuban beans and rice. These 2 dishes should cover a large portion of the coming week. I will add in a little fish here and there and I shou... Read more

Fighting back with diet

Friday, March 04, 2011      5 comments

So I am embarking on a new and more deliberate attempt to eat better. Meaning more vegan foods, more legumes in general, more fresh vegetables, more fish, fewer treats in general but esp. not baked goods. I try to stay away from trans fats but. ... Read more

Cholesterol Schomesterol

Thursday, March 03, 2011      3 comments

You can probably guess from the title that I am struggling with my cholesterol numbers. I had my fasting lipid panel done yesterday because I see the doctor on Monday and this is the most cost effective way to do it. So the number the big one is... Read more


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