And we have so much for which to be thankful! Went to Community Thanksgiving services last evening and the ministers really pointed out how much we can be thankful for.
We will join 4 other couples to have dinner at one of the park models. ... Read more
My Brain Goes 75 MPH
I just wrote this on one of my team's chat threads, then thought, "Why not make it a blog?"
Why do I always have so much I want/need to do?
Even on vacation I strive to get as much done as possible:
Work on computer
Get Thanksgiving c... Read more
Did you watch Shrek tonight on NBC? I do not watch much TV, but did watch Shrek since my nephew was responsible for all of the animation. He is 30 years old and a supervisor for Dreamworks. We are all very proud of his accomplishments.... Read more
I never peeled sweet potatoes in my many years of cooking, always baked them as my mother did. Today I peeled 3 very large ones (we got fresh ones from sweet potato farmer in NC) and those three, all cubed, made a 6 qt. pan 3/4 full. Cooked qui... Read more
I Pigged Out on Veggies Tonight!
Stopped at Piedmont Farmer's Market on way home today and bought nice little zucchinis and summer squash. Couldn't wait to cook them! Sauteed 5 sliced squash in olive oil with plenty of onion, garlic, and dried herbs. Then added garbanzo bean... Read more
About 5 more travel hours and I will be home. Anxious to get back to tracking my food and getting in more exercise. Also ready for blue skies and sunshine!
GO, CARE BEARS, GO!!!... Read more
Out of Town
Never had such a hard time before when out of town. I don't have good internet connections, keep getting kicked off, working with the computer on my lap, rainy, cold weather making it hard to walk along with little time when visiting family and... Read more
A Different Kind of Day for Me!
Just had my tea and a 110 calorie bagel with cream cheese for breakfast.
But for lunch, I totally blew it as son who does catering brought food to his sister's.
In the backyard he set up his deep frying equipment and we had fresh Lake Erie p... Read more
???MOD - and a closed Spark Page???
Several times recently I have taken time to go to Spark Pages for the MOD only to discover they have a closed Spark Page. Why would SP direct us to their pages when only their friends are able to visit the site.
This makes it bad for other ... Read more
I left my full cart and walked out of the grocery store!
Yes, I did, but I was polite enough to wheel it to the manager at the desk and give it to him.
Many times I have felt like doing this when the lines were exceptionally long, but made it through.
We had been away for 4 days and I needed ... Read more
Compliment or Dig???
When my best friend, who lives in W PA, was telling me about her uncle and wife who were visiting from the Deep South, she told how they were really into exercise and healthy food. Then she added, "They are even worse than you".
Now how do I ... Read more
An Extra Challenge For Me
Tomorrow we are leaving for about 11 days. I will have control of the cooking for most of that time, but will also be cooking for house guests for about 5 days. It will be a real challenge for me to stick to my program, but I am determined as ... Read more
OMG, Now I Figured Out My Carb Situation, (I Think)
I have been confused over the simplest thing lately.
At the end of the day when I get my Nutrition Tracker Feedback, I am almost always short on carbs. But then when I get the Nutrition Report (in the graph), it shows I have gone above my car... Read more
Would I Be Called A Tri-Athlete?
Being on this Summer Challenge has really encouraged me to get more exercise. Today I walked 30 minutes, did water aerobics for 30 minutes, and rode the stationary bike for another 30. And I did it all from home. My insurance would pay for Si... Read more
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