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Noticed how good food actually tastes
Saturday, June 28, 2014      2 comments

I ate something the other day and end up getting ill from it. Thankfully it was short-lived and only lasted about 12 hours, but I ended up losing about 4 pounds ~ ugh! Those were some miserable 12 hours. When I started eating again, I ate s... Read more
Sometimes I think I make it harder than it needs to be...
Thursday, June 26, 2014      2 comments

I know what I need to do to eat healthy, but find myself making poor choices over and over. But it all starts with a thought ~ should I or shouldn't I?
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Pain is in your head
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      2 comments

My husband suffers from chronic pain and since he is a veteran, he is treated at the VA clinics here in MN. They finally got a pain clinic and he is now being seen at both the St. Cloud and the Mpls. clinics. Each clinic has different level of t... Read more
storm cloud
Saturday, June 21, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday, after a busy day with the grandchildren, I decided to go for a run before the weather changed from sunny to stormy. We were in the middle of two fronts. to the north the clouds were dark and to the south it was sunny. I set a goal to ... Read more
For Real?
Thursday, June 19, 2014      1 comments
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014      2 comments

Putting off the things to be done on the "to-do" list and taking the grandchildren to the zoo instead. ... Read more
Bears and wolves
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      2 comments

The other day a neighbor called to give us a heads up that a bear was on the road and it turned and ran down the driveway towards our daughters house. Last night I went for a run and was able to see the prints from that bear. ... Read more
Why? or Should I ask why not?
Sunday, June 15, 2014      3 comments

I am at a plateau in my weight loss journey. I know the tweaks I need to do to my diet but cannot seem to do them. Sometimes, I look at my husband who is 100 pounds overweight and very sedentary because of his chronic pain issues, but he makes n... Read more
Go pick up your Valium...(10.55k race)
Saturday, June 14, 2014      1 comments

I ran the Sour Grapes Half & Half Trail Run today and about 7 minutes after I crossed the finish line, a woman about 10 years older than I finished and cheered, "This old lady did it." So impressive. Then I heard her tell a story about how... Read more
Friday, June 13, 2014      2 comments

Hubby at a doctor appointment at the Mpls. VA, so we made it a day trip and went to the Mall of America, you know the location of See's Candy. See's gives out free samples when you walk in. Ugh! The place was busy so I hung out in the backg... Read more
Freaking Out!
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      6 comments

The other day while on my run, I looked to my left into the corn field and saw a bear. I thought it was a cub and freaked out. I called my hubby to come and get me. Then yesterday, my daughter calls and in frantic because there was a bear ... Read more
Craving potato chips
Friday, June 06, 2014      1 comments

Hubby went to a visit a neighbor's house and brought back some things that were stored in an old potato chip box. Now I am craving potato chips. Weird, but this is giving me some insight on how marketing in so effective. The better the picture t... Read more
McDougall 10 Day Meal Plan
Monday, June 02, 2014      3 comments

For years I have been wanting to attempt to try this meal, but could never get into it. I would never make it past day 2. But now, it seems he has changed the recipes to get you started on a starch based diet and this plan seems doable for me no... Read more
Ever feel like this?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      3 comments

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Chickpea Flour Omelet
Sunday, May 25, 2014      5 comments

I finally got around to trying this recipe: OMG! So yummy For the recipe:
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