First snow and a little excitement
Friday, October 22, 2010      10 comments

Ok...everyone is in bed finally! I have had my hair pretend cut, pretend colored blue and pretend styled while I ate calorie-less pretend cakes, cookies, petit fours and had pretend tea. I have also pretend cut, styled and colored pink hair on... Read more
I have to believe ...
Friday, October 15, 2010      17 comments

The path hasn't always been clear in my life. There was a time when I kind of spun in circles and aside from that movement was immobilized, perhaps by fear of doing the wrong thing. I was raised in kind of an odd way that discounted what I was... Read more
A look at Sept. goals and what's up for a few pics
Saturday, October 02, 2010      11 comments

Goal setting is an interesting can set you up for success or frankly if not done thoughtfully can, at times make you feel like you aren't doing enough. I would never say that you fail if you don't achieve your goals because you are a... Read more
What a difference a hair cut makes! Before and after pics...
Friday, September 24, 2010      23 comments

My hair appointment was canceled again today. As you may have heard me mention before haircuts are expensive here in Norway (like a run of the mill cut is equal to $100 US dollars...I get the cheapest available...done by a student for the equiv... Read more
I walk
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      5 comments

I walk everywhere. I don't even think a bit about it any more or feel sorry for myself about how long I have to walk some times. I just do it. Granted it is true that I don't have a car here and this is the main reason I walk, but today I was... Read more
IICC: French Dessert: Vanilla Coeur A La Creme
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      5 comments

I thought I would post the dessert I made at home for the Culinary Artists team challenge today. Each month we have an Internationally Inspired Cuisine Challenge and this month we are doing French Desserts less than 150 calories a serving. (Th... Read more
How my September Goals are going + a couple of pics
Sunday, September 19, 2010      12 comments

Super quick blog this morning... I have been struggling a bit with time management and getting time in for myself but here and there I found my way. I managed to get my three runs in for the day I even took the day off just to h... Read more
Dessert Pics and a missed visit from Mondale
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      12 comments

Well I made it through a run of busy work days ending with a wine dinner we did at work last night. I never get to actually work those events since I am at home with the children at night...I do the prep and the staff actually puts it on the pl... Read more
I think I'm kind of a weirdo...
Saturday, September 11, 2010      10 comments

Yes, the thought has crossed my mind! I have been energized to clean and organize today and when I get that way I just go with it... doing laundry, pulling out fall clothes, cleaning the refrigerator and doing a big grocery shopping trip ... Read more
Finally! Friday! And a couple of Petit Four Pics
Friday, September 10, 2010      8 comments

It has been a week! Wha! I am so darn glad it's Friday! I went from the end of last week feeling ALL pulled together to THIS week just holding on for dear life! Mostly it has been because of work. We had two rather large events back to back ... Read more
September Goals
Friday, September 03, 2010      10 comments

I have had kind of a strange past couple of weeks. Things have been coming to me in bits and pieces. Things about my life. Some things I like... others not so much. I have had this cold that has zapped alot of energy from me and my brain has... Read more
Liam's lesson
Saturday, August 28, 2010      8 comments

My little eighteen month old baby Liam loves buckles or more appropriately, loves to buckle...up...buckles. We find things like backpacks, purses and shoes neatly buckled up all around the house. I survived one particularly long taxi ride in I... Read more
A four pound gift
Friday, August 27, 2010      7 comments

So those four pounds that had caused me such grief have now vanished like some kind of spirit that was sent by the ghost of Jacob Marley forcing me to take stock of my life in the last hours of my 42nd year. Okay, that may sound a bit dramatic ... Read more
I have GOT to turn this bus around!
Monday, August 23, 2010      11 comments

So...I have gained some more weight. Yup. It stinks. But it is the truth. I am up 9 pounds from my goal weight. Nine pounds only puts me at 125 which doesn't seem so bad EXCEPT what it means is I am NOT maintaining any more...I am gaining. ... Read more
Fastest meal ever!
Thursday, August 19, 2010      5 comments

Well maybe not EVER but still really fast! Today Pat and I threw together such a fast dinner that I thought I HAD to share it. We actually made it at 11 am for me to re heat at dinner time but next time, knowing what I know now I would be ... Read more

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