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This one is a Keeper

Monday, April 22, 2013      2 comments
-raisin-biscuits.html It is more like a scone than a biscuit. I did not put the glaze on it because I made them to go with the split pea soup. DH broke his into piec... Read more

1 Week til the Half Marathon

Sunday, April 21, 2013      1 comments

I received the confirmation packet in the mail yesterday. I was wondering if I am going to wimp out if the weather is cold. The other day we got 9 inches of snow. My back hurts from shoveling the driveway of the snow from the 2 snowfall before t... Read more

McDougall 12 Day Program

Sunday, April 21, 2013      2 comments

I am thinking I officially dropped out. I made day 1 recipes and ate the leftovers for a few days. However, by day 4 or 5 my body was screaming, "GREENS! I WANT GREENS" I love eating a huge salad as the main part of my meal. I am a vegetab... Read more

MCDougall 12 Day Program Day 3 and what do I really want

Thursday, April 18, 2013      5 comments

This was a repeat of day 1 because we had left overs. I feel like I lasted one day. My husband is not on board at all because my schedule is too full right now and I have not had time to prepare meals in advance. However, I do not think it matte... Read more

Will I be a Wimp?

Wednesday, April 17, 2013      6 comments

Snow is in the forecast again, another 5-8" possible. April 27th is my half marathon date. I've been wimpy with the cold this year. My cross training has been shoveling snow. I am not sure how I will fare with that. If I do go, my goal will... Read more

McDougall 12 Day Program day 2 and other thoughts

Wednesday, April 17, 2013      2 comments
e_5c.html The recipes did not appeal to me at all. A potato sandwich? I ate the Day 1 breakfast and then ended up going out to eat at a buffet type restaurant. I did well today and did not overeat and I did... Read more

McDougall 12 day program day 1

Monday, April 15, 2013      2 comments
_5b.html I managed to follow the plan for the breakfast meal and almost the dinner. The soup was bland and I added some chili powder, cumin, ground coriander and a bay leaf. Instead of the ... Read more

Fruit and Vegetable Muffin

Sunday, April 14, 2013      4 comments

My grandchildren came down today and spent a few hours with me. It is snowing again and I am in a don't want to do anything mood. However, this weather is giving me the munchies. So, I decided to take my favorite muffin recipe and tweak it a it.... Read more

12 Day McDougall Free Program

Friday, April 12, 2013      7 comments
.html My daughter has been asking me for awhile to get some recipes for her to try and I decided that this is a good place to start. I almost have it all organized so the shopping list is made. ... Read more

I did it!

Tuesday, April 09, 2013      9 comments

I was at the grocery store last night and walking the freezer aisles (I needed some frozen fruit) and happened to see that my favorite (or maybe not anymore) ice cream bar were stocked. It had been months since I saw them on the shelves. <... Read more

I ran 10 miles yesterday

Friday, April 05, 2013      6 comments

I ran 10 miles yesterday, or rather I slogged 10 miles. I happened to run with my shadow and it looked like I was a constipated old lady out for a run. I really need to work on my form. In the morning, my intent was to do 14 but as the hour... Read more


Sunday, March 31, 2013      4 comments

All right, I'll admit that I am harboring a grudge against someone that I just cannot seem to let go. It is affecting my mood and what I eat. My thoughts are negative toward this person and I am getting frustrated with myself because I just cann... Read more

My run was not as bad as I thought

Wednesday, March 27, 2013      4 comments

I had a busy day yesterday and barely fit in my run. The roads near my house are dirt in spring, summer and fall, but this time of year are icy, muddy, slushy; so, I choose to do a treadmill workout. I was sore from my workout two days earlier (... Read more

Almost my 2 year anniversary...

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      4 comments

...just shy of one week. I am sort of in a slump. I do not have much motivation to do the things I know I ought to be doing. However, I am thinking it is time to get with some type of program. I have about 5 weeks til the half marathon and I hav... Read more

Snow! Snow! anhd More Snow!

Friday, March 15, 2013      4 comments

It is snowing again! I am sore today from shoveling yesterday and I woke up this morning to see that I will have to shovel again today. ... Read more

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