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A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness
Thursday, March 19, 2009      0 comments

Tonight, I made a fabulous dish for dinner! Chicken with asparagus and tomato in a creamy balsamic sauce. I pretty much put it together myself with some ideas and a few "oh, you can combine those" from the internet. I browned 1in chicken pi... Read more
Not by appointment do we meet delight
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      0 comments

Today was one of those days where I was a bit out of it, so I tried to keep it to easy things. Fortunately, we got the new bulb for the epifluorescent microscope, so I sat and counted cells for 90 min. I'm used to doing that, and it doesn't requ... Read more
In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind
Monday, March 16, 2009      0 comments

Tonight was Louisiana Red Beans and Rice found at Eating Well here: http://www.eatingwell.co
m/recipes/red_beans_rice.html . I used a ham steak instead of Canadian bacon and my beans were pretty mushy due to being crockpot made... Read more
I know that balance leads to the highest good for all.
Sunday, March 15, 2009      0 comments

Menu Plan Monday hosted today by 5DollarDinners.com but usually found on OrgJunkie.com. Just a sampling of my blog reading insanity. Monday: Louisiana Red Beans and Rice and cheesy broccoli Tuesday: Paprika chicken and a salad ... Read more
Fall seven times. Stand up eight.
Saturday, March 14, 2009      0 comments

So, yesterday was pretty awful. All kinds of things were going wrong at work, some of them due to my own stupidity, some due to the randomness of lab life, some due to other stupid people unplugging my equipment. Anyway, I totally gave in to a s... Read more
Balance, you are my friend. You help me to live in integrity.
Thursday, March 12, 2009      0 comments

Whew, is it nice to be back at maintenance calories after 5 days in a deficit and low-carb. Technically, I'm using maintenance calories for someone 3-4lbs lighter than me, but that's where I want to be (and was once), so I'm happy there. Still, ... Read more
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      0 comments

So, all of my bloodwork came back normal. I figured that would happen. Anyway, what that means is one of a few options 1) I still have Celiac's, but the antibodies hadn't built up in my system enough to show up on the test due to being gluten-fr... Read more
I allow balance to flow through me and to act as me.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      0 comments

Wow, I made the greatest tasting meal for dinner tonight. I was literally licking the plate afterward. I made a Cuban style pork and beans dish loosely based on this meal from recipezaar. www.recipezaar.com/Gator
beks-Cuban-Pork-Black-... Read more
We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same
Monday, March 09, 2009      0 comments

Our DVR is having issues. Maybe it doesn't like 24, or Lost, or other things, but it seems to randomly decide not to work. Unfortunately, this means that we miss watching things when are meant to watch them. Not cool. It makes my husband kind of... Read more
Monday Menu Plan on Sunday
Sunday, March 08, 2009      0 comments

My weekly meal plan, for my own purposes and anyone interested. I've finally solved my lunch/dinner dilemma, which I've never discussed before. Essentially, Bill eats a 500 calorie dinner, and I would prefer 300 cals because I have to eat more t... Read more
Always strive to add rungs to your ladder of life
Friday, March 06, 2009      0 comments

My doctor's appointment went as I expected. I spent about 3 min. talking to the doctor about thing I already know, and went and got blood drawn, and will get the results next week. I'm incredibly glad the wheat thing is over, because last night ... Read more
February was so long that it lasted into march
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      1 comments

I know, it has been a while. So, first thing's first, why has it been a while 1) I am sometimes a busy person and 2) I'm doing a gluten challenge. So, my whole wheat thing is getting exciting, because I finished my double blind study which ... Read more
When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      0 comments

I was MIA yesterday, but I've eaten a lot of great food lately, so I have a few recipes to share. Last night, I made a great stir fry. I used cubed round steak (8oz), broccoli rabe (2 cups flowers and stems), and shredded cabbage (1.5 cups)... Read more
If at first you don’t succeed, you’re running about average
Sunday, February 22, 2009      0 comments

Wow, it is time for a serious update. Last week was a little bit nuts, I was out 3/5 nights, which made dinner and exercise more difficult, but still accomplished. I was at the dinner and a movie party with a quinoa dish in a white wine sauce th... Read more
All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.
Thursday, February 19, 2009      0 comments

I'm working on that leisurely breakfast, or at least I haven't done breakfast to the sounds of the Today Show all week. It is an interesting experience. This week has been nuts, but I've mostly been sticking with my exercise and eating plan... Read more

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