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Try It Tuesday

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Meant to try a new recipe today, but was needed to be with the DGDs. Was gone from about 9:30 AM until 2:30PM. So, I am making a breakfast casserole for supper. Hey, that's new for me. Started sneezing and have a sore throat again. Hope it doesn't get any worse.

Tomorrow I go to the ortho to get this foot checked out. Hope I can get out of the boot.

It is cold and rainy here again. We have a coal fire burning and it is keeping things nice.

Didn't get much exercise in today at daughter's. Hope to do some 'inside' walking tonight.

Have a great evening, All!

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TRAVELGO 10/21/2014 3:37PM

  Thanks for your blog.

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Follow Through Friday--10/17

Friday, October 17, 2014

WooHoo! Surgery for friend is done. She just called a little bit ago and all went well. She says her husband looks like a load of concern has been lifted from him. After suffering in pain for nine months and seeing and talking to so many different professionals, she finally has relief from the pain! PTL! Thanks to All who lifted up prayers for her.

Project for You Tube is done. Had to prepare a channel to upload it and am hoping to complete it this weekend. So anxious to share this special project with my friends and family. If all goes well, I want to do something with some of the ditties I have written with Spark People 'flavor' to share later on.

Had a bit of a headache most of the day. Think it is connected to some sinus congestion. DH is at work again though his cough is not good. But then, who ever heard of a good cough? LOL

It is late and I have some final posting to do for the challenge so I bid you Good Night!

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DOROTHYBERO 10/21/2014 12:18PM

    Can't wait to see your project!

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KRYSSCOTT 10/20/2014 4:02PM

    You keep teasing us with this project. emoticon

I'll be looking for it once it is finally released.

Hope the two of you get some rest, it's no good to feel so miserable.

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So, This is Thursday!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Time keeps traveling on . . . and on . . .

Felt myself going on an emotional high yesterday and today. Not in a bad way. Yesterday, spent some time on the phone with someone I hadn't spoken to in quite a while. She needed some health counseling and, of course, I offered prayer, too. It concerned a sick child that couldn't find relief from her problem. Called her today and the child seems some better and she will take some advice I had given her to see if it will help also.

Friend facing surgery goes in tomorrow morning and she is at peace with what it about to happen. God has answered quite a few prayers about what is happening and she is at peace. She and her Dr. are confident of the outcome. Remember to say a prayer for her. Every surgery is major!

Worked on a project to post on You Tube today and am anxious to see it done. I am not sure exactly how to finish it, but am hoping it turns out well.

Took two more ticks off April tonight. She stayed in last night, but mostly she wants to stay on the porch where it is cooler.

DH is a little better and went to work today. He spent most of the morning in bed. He got up to eat, watch a little bit of TV, then went back to bed. I am sure it is a long day for him. Hoping he is much better tonight.

Speaking of which, good night, All!

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KRYSSCOTT 10/20/2014 3:55PM

    I think it is really great that you go out of your way to help and offer advice to your friends and family.
I am certain they have grown to rely on you.

You have me curious as to what this youtube project you have been working on is all about?

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LOVETOLAUGH56 10/17/2014 7:42PM

    You are a good friend to all, I think

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DOROTHYBERO 10/17/2014 7:26AM

    You are a special friend and a grat leader to help so many people with y our wisdom.

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DGFOWLER 10/17/2014 6:47AM

    Good morning to you. Sounds like a busy day you had and perhaps today will be a bit more calm and that DH got his acquired sleep as you should have as well. have a great day ~ Donna

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Try It Tuesday!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

This is where I report something new I have tried this week. I made up my own recipe for what I thought would be a healthy cookie recipe. It turned out not too badly and I found out that choosing the right spice really does make the difference. I used mashed chickpeas instead of shortening, butter, or oil. Only one cup of sugar and almost all gluten free flours. It was a mix of rice, almond and spelt. Spelt has a 'small' amount of gluten. My DH is gluten sensitive and he can do spelt w/o a problem. I wrote the recipe down and may try it again with all gluten free flours and see what happens.

Walking outside yesterday was very nice. It is wet today and suppose to get wetter, so that may be out for today. Suppose to take April to the vet this AM for her checkup. DH came home ill from work yesterday and I may have to cancel. It seems to be some kind of 'flu'.

Hope everyone who travels here will have a great day!

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KRYSSCOTT 10/20/2014 3:36PM

    You'll have to share the recipe with us once you get it all perfected. My family does not have to stay on a gluten free diet however we have often considered at the very least reducing our consumption of both gluten and casein.

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LOVETOLAUGH56 10/15/2014 7:18PM

    Sounds like a great recipe. emoticon

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DONNABRIGHT 10/15/2014 8:17AM


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LUCYCAN7 10/14/2014 1:19PM

SOON.TAKE CARE! emoticon

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DOROTHYBERO 10/14/2014 10:55AM

    Hope hubby is feeling better!

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MARYALICE411 10/14/2014 10:07AM

    Growing up, one meal a week had to be made up completely of things we had never had before or things fixed in a totally new way. This helped me a lot when I had to change my diet. i wasn't afraid to try new things

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RAINBOWFALLS 10/14/2014 8:25AM

    My hubby was sick yesterday too. It has been going around work and I am hoping to beat it. I like the try something new idea.

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Move it Monday!

Monday, October 13, 2014

Walking and talking on the phone at the same time. It was so lovely outside in this nice weather that I went out walking. Had to be careful in the yard because of the boot. It was hard to track exactly. I put as close as I could to what the calories were. The tracker got the minutes, but put too few calories burned in and with the boot, my heart rate was elevated. So, I had to reclassify it as closely as I could with the different charts of calories burned. Did so enjoy being outside.

Good friend who is facing surgery is going to have a second opinion today. I think that is always a good idea when facing surgery -- especially something major.

Got my supplies ready to make some GF (almost) pumpkin cookies. DH always wants cookies and brownies to have nuts in them. This recipe called for just chocolate chips so I switched it to choc chips and nuts. Hope it turns out all right. Had to change quite a few things to make it more healthy. Like beans in exchange for the shortening and almond flour to replace some of the flour. Really hope it turns out well.

Have a great week, All!

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KRYSSCOTT 10/20/2014 3:23PM

    Pumpkin cookies sound really good, how did they turn out with your alterations?


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MSFROGGIE 10/14/2014 7:52AM

    Hmm, love fall baking!!


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LADYVOLSFAN1954 10/13/2014 3:15PM

    Good for you. Take care.

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VEG954 10/13/2014 2:37PM

  Please send me some of those pumpkin cookies!

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LUCYCAN7 10/13/2014 2:21PM


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BUSYGRANNY5 10/13/2014 12:32PM

    Good for you for getting your exercise in even with your boot! Keep on keeping on!!

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