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Back on track
Friday, December 30, 2011      4 comments

After the Christmas parties and outings with lots of food, packing on a few (5) pounds, this week has been much better. Yesterday we had locally caught flounder, spinach and new potatoes and fresh strawberries from Guadalajara with some vanilla ... Read more
Christmas tree - mexican style :)
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      6 comments

We didn't bring any decoration with us, only some lights. I strung a strand around the king palm tree by my front door :) Yesterday was our neighbourhood party at our... Read more
Christmas baking and the lighted boat parade
Sunday, December 25, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I made a batch of chocolate chip cookies and made an apple-cranberry crumble. I miss my DD especially this time of year with her birthday being Dec 23rd and then Christmas on top of it. This is the time we used to do things together, b... Read more
Moroccan chicken
Thursday, December 22, 2011      3 comments

During this busy time it is nice to be able to have a nice healthy meal at home :) ... Read more
Cookie exchange
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday afternoon was the cookie exchange. I only knew one of the ladies and it was fun to meet so m any others. It was heartening to hear that I wasn't the only one who had to throw out a batch of cookies, 2 other ladies had the same problem ... Read more
Missing Maggy
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      4 comments

We babysat our friend's dog for 4 days and it was great. Brought back lots of memories of when we had our dog :) Maggy was really good, she didn't bark, was well behaved and great company. ... Read more
Flounder and peppers
Monday, December 19, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday's lunch was flounder baked on a bed of peppers and onions, spice and a little white wine. Served with carrots and sauteed potatoes ... Read more
Sunday, December 18, 2011      6 comments

I have been invited to a cookie exchange next Tuesday but I normally don't bake... I had no flour, sugar or butter in the house so went to the new supermarket (see yesterday's blog) I found most of what I needed despite the baking aisle being ve... Read more
New supermarket
Saturday, December 17, 2011      6 comments

This morning I visited the new supermarket. It is about 4x the size of the little market in town and has it's own bakery. The selection of "dry goods" is very good but the veggies were a little disappointing. It is wonderful to have all this ava... Read more
Sunrise yoga
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      7 comments

This morning we had a beautiful sunrise and I took a few pics before I got down on my yoga mat. ... Read more
Strange things in a mexican supermarket...
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday I went to the Soriana supermarket in Guaymas with my friend. It had lots of the familiar things we find in a US supermarket but there were a few oddities in the meat case Hog's heads, like we found at the open air market but here ... Read more
Monday weigh-in
Monday, December 12, 2011      4 comments

After a few days being back on track and having really curbed my snacks and especially carb-laden foods I was happy to see the numbers on the scale this morning: 144.5 I'm back under my panic point of 145!!! 3 more to go to get to my low of the ... Read more
Progress despite eating out
Sunday, December 11, 2011      3 comments

The last couple of days I have really watched my carb intake and eliminated the peppermint candies once I found out they are 20 cals each, 7 gr of carbs! That adds up over the day.. Last night we had dinner at a friends house and apart from t... Read more
Street market pics
Friday, December 09, 2011      4 comments

On Wednesday we went to Guaymas and visited the spice market (pics yesterday) a little bakery and the street market. Lots of fruit and veggie stalls, meats and prepared snacks and also a lot of stalls with used shoes and clothing and it being t... Read more
Spice market pics
Thursday, December 08, 2011      4 comments

Moy spice market Guaymas ... Read more

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