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Time for a re-boot
Saturday, April 26, 2014      14 comments

Yesterday was a stressful day between DH having a knee injury (so no pickle ball for a while) and me getting a flat tire on the way to the market and finding out the spare was flat too :(( Needless to say I didn't make it to the markets and DH... Read more
Sunrise
Sunday, April 13, 2014      13 comments

The other morning I woke up early to a beautiful sky - worth getting up for and take a pic :) 5:50am The sky changed over the next few minutes and looked like th... Read more
Grilling time!
Thursday, April 10, 2014      14 comments

The weather is warming up and a couple of days we have either come very close or actually hit 90F. We have the doors and windows open and the ceiling fans running. A lot of our meals are being cooked on the grill with plenty of leftovers to have... Read more
I joined a gym!
Monday, April 07, 2014      14 comments

Yes, you read that right... I joined a gym. For someone not into formal exercising at all this is something really weird. Now don't expect to see me in torture room anytime soon ~ we joined the gym to have access to the pickle ball court and th... Read more
Sunday lunch for 7
Monday, March 31, 2014      10 comments

Yesterday we hosted a lunch for some of our friends going north. It was fun to spend some time with them over a leisurely meal on the back patio. The wind had died down and it was a lovely calm, sunny and warm day. We needed 2 umbrellas to keep ... Read more
Taking a breather
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      12 comments

I have been on The Plan since February 1st and I am fairly happy where my weight is right now. I would like to be a few pounds less but for now I am taking a little breather and relax my program a little. This time of year is when a lot of th... Read more
New haircut
Saturday, March 22, 2014      14 comments

Yesterday I went to a different salon for a haircut. I have been to many places in town with mixed results, so I was a little nervous. When I got there the place was busy and obviously they were running late. Hey, this is Mexico a 10am appoin... Read more
Chopped salad
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      14 comments

Anyone who has been following my blogs knows that the chopped salad is a staple in my eating plan. But what exactly is a chopped salad? This is the recipe from The Plan: Makes 4 servings 5-6 cups of shredded romaine 1 zucchini 1 car... Read more
Mexican street food
Friday, March 14, 2014      15 comments

Yesterday I felt like a change from my usual veggies and protein, so I decided to join DH when he said he'd have lunch out. We went to our favorite taco stand: JJ's. ... Read more
Batch cooking and planned leftovers
Wednesday, March 12, 2014      8 comments

A few comments I have heard lately from family and friends got me thinking about what makes it so hard to stick to a healthy eating plan.. apart from the obvious: cravings for comfort and convenience foods. The main thing about healthy eat... Read more
Cookout!
Sunday, March 09, 2014      9 comments

Yesterday was International women's day an DH said he'd do the cooking and even offered to do the dishes (I like doing dishes, so I did them) I had steak and chicken and made some veggie skewers. Mushrooms, bell pepper and zucchini covered in ... Read more
Bougainvillea in bloom
Friday, March 07, 2014      10 comments

Yesterday I did the day 3 menu of the Plan. It is very nice to know that thousands of miles away Mel is following the same menu and eating the same thing - thanks for sticking with me Mel!! In the morning I went to the markets and stocked up ... Read more
Re-starting The Plan
Thursday, March 06, 2014      10 comments

My re-start of the Plan has had a rocky start.. I used a different brand of chicken stock and I had a reaction :( After being stuck at 137.5 I am now at 138.3 but I'm sticking with the program as I know it will shift in the right direction again... Read more
Lunch on the back patio
Monday, March 03, 2014      11 comments

We have unseasonably warm weather here in sunny Sonora, Mexico. The old timers are saying that they never seen it this warm and apparently it is the warmest winter in 50 years. I love it but it could mean a bad storm season late summer with the ... Read more
Grilled veggies and sweet potatoes
Sunday, March 02, 2014      8 comments

The other day I made chicken skewers and needed to use up some bell peppers - why not make veggie skewers as well? I marinated the chicken in a peanut sauce and the veggies in olive oil, garlic and herbs. Served with chopped salad with goat ch... Read more

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