The new year is going great so far. Two big accomplishments today:
1. Woke up feeling really good and did 2 SP videos. I hope I feel that good tomorrow when I go back to work.
2. Managed potluck with only 461 cal. I ate strawberri... Read more
Woohoo! Going strong!
1209 cal & 22 fitness min which included 2 SP videos.
I'm a little worried about going back to work on Monday after two restful weeks. My challenge is to work on a daily routine till I have one that works. It... Read more
Update first on yesterday - I forgot to eat my evening snack, so had to go back and delete 149 cal. Alas!
1220 cal &34 min exercise. I wanted corned beef hash so bought the reduced fat version. One poached egg and 1.5 c steamed ... Read more
Two goals - meticulous tracking and 15 min exercise. So far so good. Well within cal range today and room for a snack later, and 51 min exercise instead of 15. VG
Cheers for self - can do this. Can you tell I've reread Bridget Jones's D... Read more
I've shared this with friends, but I'm about to fix a cup for myself and thought I'd pass it around. My mother-in-law got this recipe out of GuidePosts a few years ago. I slimmed it down by using almond milk and sweetener.
1 c Silk Pure A... Read more
Merry Christmas to me, after working hard to make it a Merry Christmas for friends and family yesterday. Husband was SO helpful, vacuuming up enough cat hair to make another cat from what our three leave about, doing fetch and carry jobs as in ... Read more
It's after 9:00, time for bed. I spent much of today presenting an Advent retreat. I drank lots and lots of coffee. This evening I feel the peace that I spoke of....
I'd left my non-cooking husband with directions for one of my two favor... Read more
From David Fleming's contemporary version of The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola:
"Our only desire and one choice should be this: I want and I choose what better leads to God's deepening life in me."... Read more
Welll, I am not within the day's calorie range, but made some reasonable choices.
Beef tips & tortellone - boxed up half for tomorrow's lunch
Decaf + half & half in lieu of dessert
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Nothing like creative cookery, and my thrifty Dutch and German ancestors would be proud of me. I had made raw cranberryorange nut relish for Thanksgiving dinner and gave the leftovers to daughters, telling them I could make some more for me an... Read more
I have a big fat gratitude list:
VERY grateful for FT job after over 2 years without job
Grateful for my family:
Husband who is so supportive, helpful, and a thoroughly nice person
Mom and boyfriend nearby
Si... Read more
How's that for an unusual recipe? Got this one from a co-worker. It sounded very interesting, and I just had to try it out. I was surprised at how easy and how tasty it was!
Equipment: one crockpot. I used the largest of my three.
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I am SO glad it's Friday. I've just come from another job-related computer class. I have so many new things to remember that my mind is on overload. It WILL get easier, I know it will.
If I get at my short to-do list, I may actually get ... Read more