Cauliflower Soup for Healthy Comfort Food
I adapted a recipe from Angela Liddon, author of the famous blog: Oh She Glows. Her recipe was for a Fettuccine "Alfredo" made with cauliflower and Braggs Nutritional Yeast, with maybe some peas and parsely added, to be served with whole wheat... Read more
Tracking, Yoga, and More Sleep!
I am feeling better. Why? I am tracking what I eat, which always brings me into line within a few days. Healthier food choices. Fewer Calories.
I'm continuing Yoga - three times this week. Amazing.
And, I am making sure I am getting ... Read more
An Honest Assessment
I weighed in at 263 today. First time on my new scale - my previous one was old and new batteries didn't seem to work. Worse yet, my former husband bought it and had stepped on it and I just wanted it out of the house. So, this one is mine -- an... Read more
Mid January -- three months later
I never intended this break, but I have not been on these pages. I'm not sure why, really, except that I had so much going on - more work than normal, a busy church schedule, the Monterey vacation, and then Christmas, with my adult sons and oth... Read more
I have this moment
I'm trying to show up here again. I'm easily overwhelmed these days. So, I know I must set goals in the midst of this. Tonight, I have some personal and professional computer work to do. All this week, I need to work hard to get a project PPT ... Read more
I've been practicing this, and its not how I want to live.
Today, I will be present and intentional. Tracking.
Good to be back!... Read more
Monterey for Thanksgiving . . . and more
I'm looking forward to a holiday at Thanksgiving....my younger son and I are headed to Monterey, CA to spend time with my older son, who is studying at the Defense Language Institute, as an Arabic Linguist.
I found a great little rental ... Read more
The Scale Moveth Not
Just an acknowledgement here. I haven't had a scale victory -- I've had many other victories -- but no weight loss. I am at 254. So, I'm glad for the 34 pounds and all of the healthy changes I've made. I'll have to change it up, exercise cons... Read more
A Place at the Table for Everyone
It's a round table. Beautifully set, with lovely linen napkins and shining silverware. I'm mostly aware of the napkins and silver -- but the rest of the picture includes beautiful china, on chargers, a tablecloth, and fresh flowers in shades of ... Read more
I am at the end of this summer cold -- I hope. I still have an unpredictable cough and wheeze, but I am definitely getting better. So much for my plans for training this week!!!
This next week, I will be more actively getting ready for the ... Read more
Fed Up, The Movie, available on DVD in Early September
I was reminded, when I read Mark Bittman this morning (NYTimes food editor), of the forthcoming movie, FED UP, to be released on DVD in early September. Katie Couric is one of the Executive Producers and the film has received good reviews in e... Read more
I planned a plan , but . . .
I didn't walk today, as planned. Or work out.
Not the best start, but I didn't wish this sore throat and cough on myself. This was Day II and my throat was less raw than yesterday -- but really! I walked 3 miles Saturday, felt good (and ti... Read more
Plan for the week (accountability for me)
I'm posting this to be accountable - I have a somewhat complicated week as I am travelling and also have some deadlines:
This is my fitness plan, modified to meet the reality of the week:
Today (Sunday) - water exercise, at home
Monday ... Read more
Walking --- I'm going to have to do this
Today I felt so good when I stopped -- I walked 1.5 miles to Evening Prayer and then walked back - about 30 minutes each way. I was really tired. I hurt. I felt fat. I am out of shape. I think I'm kind of lazy, actually. Better put -- I am so u... Read more
A Cardio start and strength training!
This is my second week of working out at a local gym. I've decided not to hire a trainer and I am not fit enough yet to join the classes (I've watched!), but I have gone 3 x /week now. I start with treadmill, cycle, or elliptical for 10 - 20 min... Read more
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