carbs vs carbs
As much as I hate to admit it, low carb - as in grains / starches - is working for me.
My DH also says he wants to be low carb.
Unfortunately, we seem to have a HUGE difference in what constitutes "low carb".
My breakfast will be ... Read more
So finally made it back down to the 220 I was before the family got here.
Have also made a break through in my e- Bike (Trike) riding; had been pushing myself on the lowest gearing and settings to strengthen my legs and it wasn't being fun!... Read more
need an emoji for May the 4th be with you
Here we celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Next door neighbors are of Mexican decent and they throw a party every year, and this year we get to see their new pool - which was MONTHS of noise and dirt to crea... Read more
last night's low was 34F, but still was able to harvest the first zucchini of the season from the greenhouse!!
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Its been far too long since I hit the mat. As usual, doggy thinks its for her to lay on and at 65lbs she's a formable opponent for the space.
But got it done.
Find I can still do a plank, BUT its my toes that are weak, due to arthr... Read more
This is the intermediate period between dog walking at 6am, meaning a good hour to exercise before we head out, and the next three months when I'm out at 4:30am and can work out for an hour afterwards - OR - take a real 3 mile hike as a dog walk... Read more
Did not make the weight goal for this week, BUT did drop another inch off the hips!! They still look and feel huge but are much smaller than they were in January for which I will ever be thankful.
Resistance work this morning, its all I ca... Read more
dog took me for a walk
Got up this morning and did 45 minutes WATP work out and then took the dog for a walk.
She decided she wanted to go farther and it ended up being about a 2mile hike! So I've had my work out for today.
My last dog I could take off le... Read more
amazing how starting to slide, whether consciously or unconsciously, just cascades into WEEKS off program!!!
Am just SOOOOO tired of the struggle - its been decades, but only once have I come close to goal. I know if I could just resist a... Read more
fat equals fat
Yesterday, I ate too much, but my weigh in this morning keeps me equal to where I was two weeks ago.
but I'm not losing. matter of fact, in the last two weeks had been starting to journey back the other way.
Because the last couple of... Read more
buying for my birthday
Am a thrift shop, shopper.
and there have been some GREAT deals!
today got a feather cuff bracelet for $4!!
Then, a denim skirt for $5, a pretty green summer skirt for $4, a cute bill blass jacket for $4 and a Lizsport dress f... Read more
If I eat too little, stay the same or even go up
if I eat too much of the wrong foods, ditto
If I eat just enough with the exact right balance, the weight comes off
But what is the right balance???... Read more
Not all weeks are created equal!
Actually, find I do better on weekends than during the work week!
More water for one. and more activities other than standing (yes, I stand) at the desk. and standing at the desk often leads to snackin... Read more
Am not one to give up my "treats", and do occasionally find myself nibbling while preparing a meal because I'm hungry!!
But am learning and changing my behavior.
before, I'd nibble away and then have a full meal on top of it.
Now,... Read more
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Husband likes soup for dinner - hydrating, nourishing, easy to digest soup. He does not like homemade soups for some reason, but does like progresso.
So last time at the market, picked up some Progresso LITE soups for me. lower in calorie... Read more