1 tsp of kelp overpowered 1 qt of smoothie!!!
Today I used about 1/2 tsp and could not taste it but used goji berry concentrate (found hiding in my fridge on the bottom shelf). I also found 2 cups of small yellow tomatoes, 1 banana, 1 scoop of soy protein isolate, 3 pkg of stevia, and 2 cu... Read more
Green smoothie..new ingredients today, kelp, etc.
Believe it or not I found 2 1-lb pkg of powdered kelp in my cupboards I had forgotten about. I am starting adding this to my smoothies and have put only 1 tsp in my 1 qt smoothie today. The other ingredients are 1 tsp of orange peel (also foun... Read more
heavy duty blenders: Vitamix vs BlendTec?
I found new BlendTec blenders available at Costco for $400 (plus MN sales tax probably).
All that I have read about heavy duty blenders says HealthMaster is a piece of junk and I assume the same for Ninja blenders.
The only 2 quality... Read more
Smoothie with kale & pinapple today...yummy
About 5 small kale leaves (got 2 big bunches for $5), 1/2 can of pineapple in juice, 1/2 banana and 1 scoop of soy protein isolate, plus, of course, 2 pkts stevia. It is delicious. Drank half for breakfast and had a bowl of organic ginger oatm... Read more
Blogged twice on Saturday and forgot on Sunday....
Did get to swim on Sunday and had a great time in a different pool that was warmer than my usual. I asked when they open in the morning and they said the pool is crowded from 5 am to 6:30 so that will not work out for me. But will figure out a... Read more
Couldn't swim as the pool was too cold (have arthritis and fibromyalgia) so I went in the whirlpool and after 10 minutes they shut that down and drained it!.... So I went to the steam room for about 10 minutes and took a long, hot shower. Didn'... Read more
Saturday...no smoothie today. and my "stupid human trick"
The omelet had 1 egg plus a scoop of egg white powder, 1 tomato and 1 cup of mushrooms. I cannot eat raw mushroom so browned them in some sesame oil and put the other ingredients (plus a bit of water) in the blender and poured that on top of th... Read more
yearly checkup at the Sleep Center...
My computer chip will tell the truth, my compliance is about 98% which is a good thing. I hear of so many people who have CPAP machine prescribed and then do not use them. Some of those people even have died because they "didn't like" using th... Read more
Smoothie #5...pinkish but not sweet...
Today's smoothie is not as sweet cause I decided to have my banana and blueberries on top of my corn chex.
Smoothie had 4 plum tomatoes, 6 mini peppers (red and orange), 1 tangerine, 1 scoop of egg white powder and 2 tbs of ground flax se... Read more
Smoothie #4...an orange one instead of green
Today's smoothie has carrots, banana, red and orange sweet peppers, stevia and water. When I realized I had forgotten my protein powder (egg white or soy) it was too late as I did not want to be late for work 3 days in a row....(I was on time t... Read more
Smoothie #3 Holding weight loss....
Today I used 2 baby bok choy, 5 strawberries, 1/2 frozen banana chunks, 1 cup papaya, 1 scoop powdered egg white, 4 tbs ground flax seed, and 2 cups of water (and 1 pkt stevia). It tastes pretty darn good. Drinking half for breakfast with a cu... Read more
1 lb + 3 lb = 4 lb loss in 8 days...yeah!!!
I thnik all the veggies I drank yesterday morning helped with additional weight loss. I was a bit discouraged with only a 1 lb weight loss in 7 days but 4 lb in 8 days is soooo much better. We were told to weigh only once a week but I need to ... Read more
down 1 lb 1st week of 9 week challenge at Lifetime
Hey!!! It's better than gaining or staying the same...I had a different breakfast this morning. I made a smoothie with Napa cabbage, sweet red and yellow peppers, papaya, apple, soy protein powder, flaxseed (ground), low fat plain yogurt and wa... Read more
Weighed in for 90 day challenge at LifeTime Fitness today....
So my new weights will include about 2-1/2 lb of clothing.
I got checked in by a gal I know cause I work with her mother and her husband. She was very nice and I briefly went over all my health issues and problems with losing and gaining w... Read more
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A bit of a scare with flashing lights and floaters in one eye...
I had an eye exam and checked out okay but, of course, had to read up on the internet about this condition.
My eye doctor said at this point it is just part of the natural aging process (thanks alot!).
He said to get checked again i... Read more