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That poor kid at the municipal waste site ...

Thursday, July 30, 2015      0 comments

So - yesterday morning I went out and removed the suspicious weed that seems to have caused my case of poison sumac (I've been calling it poison ivy - but I do believe I found sumac in the yard so ... ) Anyway - later yesterday I took the y... Read more

I found the culprit - and it's poison sumac!! What's THAT doing there?!?!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      3 comments

So - I did it - I went out this morning - before 7 - all bundled up in long-pants, shoes & socks, hoodie with the hood pulled up - and got rid of all the "new weeds" in the garden. By "new" I don't mean "just started growing" - but rather "unf... Read more

the "Glorious Decade" and other whatnot ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015      4 comments

So - the college girls living with me (and actually the whole group of college kids - most of whom are at home now) have this running joke that the 80's were "the glorious decade" ... one of the girls is a hard-core 80's lover - loves all those ... Read more

what I like about using a wii-fit

Monday, July 27, 2015      5 comments

So - I don't live in a huge town - about 50k residents (it balloons quite a bit during the school year to about 65/70k ... but still - not that big of a place. There are 2 Y's, some other gyms - snap, planet etc. But ... due to a long bout wit... Read more

BEST homemade lara bars YET!

Sunday, July 26, 2015      4 comments

I sure appreciate your patience with all my food-posts ... as a newly-former food-addict - I still have it on the brain too often - but I'm channeling that into learning even more healthy recipes - and yesterday's was a WINNER! Fruity lara ... Read more

Eat-to-Live / Fuhrman hacks - Part #2

Saturday, July 25, 2015      2 comments

So - I thought of a few more budget-stretching Fuhrman hacks ... 18. Don't know about where you live - but up "Nort'" here in the upper Mississippi valley - summer is berry season. Line up a two-fer - and take a bucket with you to a local... Read more

Eat-to-Live Fuhrman Hacks

Friday, July 24, 2015      3 comments

Some of you know about Dr. Fuhrman's book Eat To Live - some of you might have seen "Fat Sick & Nearly Dead" and watched Austrailian Joe Cross follow a 60 day juice fast - and forgotten that his juice fast was designed and monitored by Dr. Joel ... Read more

looking for a healthy treat? try "love-bites"

Friday, July 24, 2015      4 comments

I can't remember if I already blogged about these ... little gems We probably all know that raw nuts are crazy healthy - right? I mean yes - th... Read more

Saved by the students!

Thursday, July 23, 2015      2 comments

Yesterday evening one of my alumni in the area (a recent graduate) offered to mow my lawn and pick some veggies - and the girls living with me offered to mow. I went out - and pointed - I swear - I JUST pointed - at what plants to check for veg... Read more

Northshore - here I come!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015      1 comments

So - I was originally supposed to go on a hiking trip this weekend ... but that's a no go due to Dr's orders after last week's bout with poison-ivy + cellulitis ... but - I've been working and planning and juggling - and I've been able to move m... Read more

Finally! Out of town for the day to see my friend's new baby

Tuesday, July 21, 2015      4 comments

Left early this morning to zip across the state to visit my friend of 17 years and her new baby. I met my friend, like so many other people in my life - through my job with a campus ministry - when she was an 18 year old freshman. Her dream ba... Read more

Starting another 6-week Fuhrman plan today ... 25 lb lighter

Monday, July 20, 2015      7 comments

So - on June 8th I started my ... what ... 100th? 1000th? 6-week plan - as designed by Dr. Joel Fuhrman in his book "Eat to Live". What was different this time - I'm guessing/hoping - was all the other attempts that didn't go as well before. ... Read more

heading out! & homemade sushi

Sunday, July 19, 2015      2 comments

Meds have knocked down the poison ivy so much that I'm actually going to head to church - and then maybe to the farmer's market for a few things I didn't grow in the garden this year. It's still supposed to be pretty hot today though - so I won... Read more

soooooo much better!

Saturday, July 18, 2015      5 comments

Yippee! My poison-ivy nonsense is clearing up super quick - and I'm feeling oh so much better. (big sigh of relief) Last night some pretty nasty thunderstorms rolled through the area - and poor Phyllis (my 6 month old (or so) kitten) was s... Read more


Friday, July 17, 2015      2 comments

it turns out that I not only have poison ivy - but cellulitis too. Sure explains why my face feels the way it does. I have a nice little fist-ful of drugs to fix everything - and am hanging out with one of the students watching a movie. I'm t... Read more

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