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Tuesday - day 2
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday was day 2 of my "old" plan. Overall it is going well and I don't find it hard to stick to the plan - despite my favorite icecream calling me from the freezer... so far so good. Breakfast was an eggwhite and berry smoothie, am snac... Read more
Not eating enough?
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      7 comments

I was told by a friend on the board that I wasn't eating enough calories and was messing up my metabolism and sending my body in "starvation mode". In tracking my food I realized I was eating around 1000-1100 calories a day and was pretty much ... Read more
Going kayaking
Saturday, May 12, 2012      4 comments

Today we went sea kayaking at El Colorado and like last time we carried our friends' kayaks as well as our own We had a great time kayaking even with the sea a little ... Read more
Salmon and spinach salad
Friday, May 11, 2012      3 comments

I was so glad to find fresh spinach at the market, even though the price has gone up from 29 to 35 pesos a bag. ($2.50 to $3.00) It's the hot season and veggies are getting a little dearer and the quality a little less. They don't keep as lon... Read more
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday I was feeling discouraged and a little down... what a better pick-me-up than a haircut? It had been over 3 months since I last had it cut and it was time to get it tidied up. I had about 2" cut off and when she styled it she flipped ... Read more
Chicken fajitas
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday I made chicken fajitas with a little rice and beans, avocado and a big side salad. No tortillas and I didn't even miss them. The fridge and freezer are pretty bare - I'm making a list and going to the market later this morning. ... Read more
Quiet Saturday morning
Saturday, May 05, 2012      4 comments

It is starting to get hot here - 93F expected for day and we have the ac on in the bedroom at night. I love the cool air but my feet get cold. So last night I put a fleece blanket on the bottom half on my side of the bed and I slept great - all ... Read more
May the fourth
Friday, May 04, 2012      2 comments

Star Wars Day!! I still remember going to the cinema with my brother to see the very first one :)... Read more
Ancient quote
Thursday, May 03, 2012      5 comments

"You pray for good health and a body that will be strong in old age. Good — but your rich foods block the gods’ answer and tie Jupiter’s hands." Persius (34 AD -62 AD) Even in ancient times it was recognized that the right foods strengthen ... Read more
Birds in the Bay
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      5 comments

The water is started to warm up and there are lots of little bait fish around. The other morning there were a lot of birds in the bay - they go where the fish are :) Breakfast time ... Read more
Grilled salmon
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I grilled some salmon for lunch, served with a salad, broccoli and cauliflower and a few potatoes. Today I'm going to the market and stock up on veggies for... Read more
New week!
Monday, April 30, 2012      4 comments

This weekend has been good when it cam to exercising and eating. Exercising is becoming a habit - yoga every day and now either a brisk walk or a SP video. The weird thing is that I'm loving it! Who is this person?? ... Read more
Stuffed peppers
Saturday, April 28, 2012      4 comments

There was some ground turkey in my freezer that needed using up. After lots of chicken lately, it made a nice change of texture. I browned the turkey, added spices, onions, green pepper, mushrooms, a tomato and a jalepeno. Then some wild rice ... Read more
Library day
Friday, April 27, 2012      3 comments

The little volunteer exchange library is open today and I have a pile of books to take back. This year they may not stay open during the summer as there are major renovations planned. Even with them only being open for a few hours once a week, i... Read more
The early bird....
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      4 comments

I woke up this morning as the sun was coming up - a sight spectacular enough to make me jump out of bed and grab my camera 5:42am East ENE ... Read more

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