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Fishy Friday and the perils of processed food
Saturday, September 10, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday we woke up to rain and grey skies and it was cold in the house as we left the windows open. Brr... I had to hunt around for my jeans and some socks... Lunch was dover sole in mustard with carrots and sauteed leftover potatoes ... Read more
Wednesday Stuffed Peppers
Thursday, September 08, 2011      4 comments

Stuffing: ground turkey, wild rice, mushrooms, onions, tomato, green chiles, serrano pepper and cilantro Topped with a little mozzarella cheese My plate ... Read more
Fun afternoon in Durango
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I cooked lunch at home: chicken, cabbage with peppered mushrooms in white wine and boiled red potatoes After lunch DD and I went to Durango to stock up on g... Read more
Goal for the end of September
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday I was thrilled to post my results from the 60 Day Challenge and this morning I'm down even more 141.5 for an even 6 pound loss since the beginning of the challenge :) Now is not the time to sit back, it's time to keep going despit... Read more
Results of the 60 Day Challenge
Monday, September 05, 2011      7 comments

First of all thank you Patti (BELIEVE-IT) for starting and leading this challenge and thank you Darlene (ABBY-JOY) for convincing me that despite traveling and DD's visit I could do this. ... Read more
Quiet Saturday afternoon
Sunday, September 04, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday afternoon I had the house to myself. The kitchen and bathrooms were clean, floors hoovered and everything dusted - for as long as that lasts in the dry Colorado air with all the windows open :) DH had gone to the lake, DD to the Folk... Read more
Saturday morning pancakes
Saturday, September 03, 2011      9 comments

This morning DH and I had our usual breakfast - granola, yoghurt and strawberries for him and my eggwhite smoothie for me. DD lives in England now and can't get american style pancakes and syrup, so as a treat I made her pancakes for breakfa... Read more
Home cooked meals again
Friday, September 02, 2011      6 comments

It was fun going to Denver and eat out with a little splurge the last day but it feels really good to eat home cooked meals again. Yesterday I made moroccan chicken for lunch - very tasty with the cinnamon, ginger and tumeric combined with th... Read more
Thursday, September 01, 2011      5 comments

I can't believe it's September already - my favorite month of the year, especially in Colorado. The end of summer, changing leaves, crisp mornings and the first snow of the season towards the end of the month. What's not to love?? Oh and when th... Read more
Meals on the road
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      4 comments

We had a great trip to Denver. It's a 5-6 hour drive so we stayed overnight. We left Monday morning and were in Denver for lunch at Arby's - DD wanted to visit all her favorite american eating places. I had the angus wrap, which was really nice ... Read more
Road trip
Monday, August 29, 2011      8 comments

Monday we're going to Denver - road trips are normally good for a few pounds but I'll try to minimize the damage this time... Lots of walking, packing healthy snack etc.... Read more
The hazards of eating out
Friday, August 26, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday we had to run over to Pagosa to get DD's windshield fixed after a rock hit it on the way to Durango last week. On Wednesday we went to Farmington and Aztec to get groceries and the truck had a flat... So we dropped DD's car off at t... Read more
Back on track paid off
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      6 comments

For the last 2 days I cut out the snacks, reduced the starch (rice / potatoes) in my meals. left the feta cheese off my salad and it paid off!! This morning I was 143.1 down 0.9 of that pesky pound that appeared out of the blue... still up fr... Read more
Sunday meals
Monday, August 22, 2011      2 comments

Over the weekend DH put the new window frames up in the spare room and yesterday I painted them. They look nice :) A last coat today on top of the 2 from yesterday and then I can start cleaning the room and getting it ready for DD. Friday 9pm...... Read more
Sunday, August 21, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday I looked at my windows and they were disgusting. The rain over the last few months had gone through the flyscreen and made splotches. So yesterday I decided to get them clean again. DH had to help remove some of the panels - the movin... Read more

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