Not Looking at Calories Today
I am weary to my bones today. I don't know why. I had a good workout today - my favorite video, which is JM's No More Trouble Zones. It was a little more challenging than usual, but I fully completed more of the exercises, so that was AWESOME.
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New Food Combo - It's Good!
I am always trying to find higher protein lunches, and today I accidentally hit upon a very tasty combination. It is black beans, cottage cheese, cilantro and a sprinkle of black pepper. All just what I had in the fridge. Cilantro is so good, I ... Read more
We had a bit of rain and lower temps yesterday which helped with the fires. A lot of people were let back into their homes, and they are now saying 30% containment. I had never heard the term containment until the fire last year. It's a beautifu... Read more
The fires are burning homes at an amazingly fast rate. Over 3500 people evacuated in Black Forest, hundreds more around the Royal Gorge. Pueblo fire is almost out, thank GOD. We can smell the smoke from here. It's like a repeat of last year, bri... Read more
Summer, oh Summer
Summer is not my favorite. I don't like being hot. I grew up in Arizona and I left as soon as I could. Last year we had the big fires here in Colorado. They were within a few miles of my house. I had to evacuate one night. The sky was orange at ... Read more
I am having an issue. I love to snack and graze. Grazing is not good for me, though, because I will literally eat ALL DAY. So, I try to stay out of the kitchen. I work at home and my desk is 8 feet from the kitchen.
Here is my issue-my fam... Read more
Memorial Day Dinner
Dear son is home from his out of state band trip, dear daughter is going out with friends, and since hubs didn't get enough beef this weekend, I am grilling steaks (given to us by dear mother-in-law) for the two of them and a ground beef "steak"... Read more
Day Off from Working Out
So yesterday was a bad morning. I decided to not work out and just get my exercise from activity. I cleaned up my backyard. It was good heavy work, so I felt it in my muscles, and also sweeping was a good aerobic activity. At the end, I had move... Read more
I am having a tough week. I can see the stress in my food tracker. Eesh! My daughter is graduating from high school on Sunday and we've been overwhelmed with activities since last week. In the meantime, my 22nd wedding anniversary came and went ... Read more
Woo-HOOO!!!!!!! Halfway to Goal!
Last week the scale didn't move. This week- 6 pounds!! It's such a great feeling to be able to shop my closet. I have been taking longer to get dressed because I can wear so many more of my clothes again! Jeans that I wouldn't even try on a mont... Read more
Getting Back from the Cold
I have had a bad cold for about two weeks. In that time, I went over on calories almost every day and hardly exercised. I've always wished I was one of those people who can't eat when they're sick, but that's not me!
So, this week, I've st... Read more
On day 5 of this yucky cold. It's getting me down. I feel like a bear going into hibernation. I can't workout because I feel haf-dead, but I also want to eat everything I see.
I feel like today I might try to go out for a walk. It's snowin... Read more
2 pounds off
I was really suprised to see 2 more pounds off this morning. I had been feeling like I was not being careful, and didn't think I'd see any less pounds today.
This strengthens my resolve to measure my food, and make sure I do my exercise eve... Read more
Walking with a Geriatric Dog
Just took my old Aiko out for a walk. Less than a mile. Took 30 minutes. It's ok though, I have some nasty sore throat and not feeling so good anyway.
I hope it helped her. She's obese. She hates walking. She needs help.... Read more
So guess what? Not trying to be gross, but I welcomed Aunt FLO today, and that explained a lot of the emotional eating feelings I was having for the past few days. I have started keepig track so that I can prepare myself mentally for the down th... Read more
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