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Day in Durango
Saturday, August 11, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday I had my yearly check-up in Durango. I knew my weight was up quite a bit from last year and when I mentioned other symptoms my doctor upped my thyroid meds - hope that is going to do the trick. She still drew blood to check my levels a... Read more
Stuffed peppers
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday I wanted a change from chicken, chicken and more chicken, so I made stuffed peppers for lunch. I added a spinach salad with mango salsa to mine ... Read more
Monday weigh-in
Monday, August 06, 2012      6 comments

This morning the numbers have crept down to 149.3 - I'm still struggling to get rid of my vacation pounds :( This year it has been so hard to lose the weight even when I do the program that used to work for me and have increased my exercise... I... Read more
Got my crockpot going
Saturday, August 04, 2012      7 comments

Last night there was a nip in the air and we had a cool start to the morning. It felt great doing yoga at 68F with the sun coming up over the mountains. Yesterday I went to the grocery store in Pagosa and stocked up for the week. Lots of vegg... Read more
Day out
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday I had a day in Durango. First stop was the mall where I managed to get a haircut first thing. It felt good to have all the thin ends cut off ) It's a lot shorter now and it looks cute. I had a browse in the new TJ Maxx, it is smaller... Read more
Sunday lunch and a great afternoon
Monday, July 30, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I made a pot roast with turkey breast, potatoes, carrots, onions and zucchini for lunch My plate ... Read more
Sunday, July 29, 2012      10 comments

All week long I have been battling PMS cravings and hormones :( The scale showed it and the numbers didn't go down - very frustrating as my eating was pretty much on plan with the odd chocolate here and there. I know some of it was water retenti... Read more
Where does my food come from???
Thursday, July 26, 2012      10 comments

I have been reading labels for a while now and lately I have been looking at where the food originates. What an eyeopener!!! Why does most of the fish in the supermarket come from China or Vietnam? Reading up on that and finding out how gross ... Read more
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      5 comments

Today we're going grocery shopping, so yesterday it was time to clean out the fridge! I had a bell pepper, leftover chili, ground turkey, rice and a handful of remnant veggies (mushrooms, zucchini, eggplant broccoli, cooked potatoes and carro... Read more
5 ingredients
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      5 comments

Mel posted a "5 ingredients challenge" on her FB blog and I thought I have a go :) Here are my 5 ingredients Cod, carrots, zucchini, leftover potatoes and hashbr... Read more
Turkey chili
Monday, July 23, 2012      5 comments

It's so nice to have ground turkey available again. I browned 3 lbs and used 1 lb in a batch of turkey chili, the rest is in the freezer for future use - stuffed peppers, taco salads etc. The peach salsa needed using up as well. The peach b... Read more
Peach salsa and another salad
Sunday, July 22, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday I made peach salsa. I used to make mango salsa but the peach needed using up and I thought, why not? I forgot the limejuice my last shopping trip, it's on the list for next time, so I changed the formula a little. I used some maple syr... Read more
I love my salads
Saturday, July 21, 2012      9 comments

We have been back for a few days and it is amazing how much better we both feel after eating "normal" (for us at least) again. The bloat is starting to go and my tummy feels happy again. I was fine the first week or 2 eating bread but by week... Read more
Facing reality - back with the program
Thursday, July 19, 2012      4 comments

So... my wonderful holiday in Holland with my family is over and it's time to face reality, also known as "the scales". From my tummy I could tell I was up quite a bit and I dreaded getting on the scales... Here goes: 153.1 that's up 5 pou... Read more
Cousins, 2 day travel and finally HOME!
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      4 comments

Sunday was the last day on the island and my cousin, who lives on the mainland decided to come and see us. She and I were close growing up and she was my bridesmaid (DH's sister the other one) at our wedding 25 years ago. I hadn't seen her in 23... Read more

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