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28 lbs down & so happy
Wednesday, April 19, 2017      28 comments

Twenty-eight pounds off in 15 months! I'm a bit disappointed in not making it to 30 lbs, my Healthy Wage wager, by the deadline, but I've thought it over & decided to extend my regular payments for another six months (the only extension option) ... Read more
Getting so close!
Tuesday, April 11, 2017      6 comments

At my sister's suggestion, I've started eating mostly protein & many fewer carbs than normal, to speed up loss in these last couple of weeks. I'm not a fan of Paleo as a long-term strategy (I'm mostly vegetarian), but I can do this for 10 days o... Read more
Relief, happiness
Sunday, January 15, 2017      3 comments

First, X stopped harassing me. He dropped off the court-certified doc at my building on Thursday. Friday I took it to the other person who needs to sign; she'll get it back to me whenever she has time. Then I'll get my signature guarantee & let ... Read more
Ah, who knew
Monday, January 09, 2017      3 comments

Who knew I would need to process stuff in a private place right after becoming active here again? Sigh. Last night I dreamed of X; it was very unpleasant. I don't remember details, but I know I kept trying to avoid him. Somehow at one point he m... Read more
In a hurry, but
Saturday, January 07, 2017      4 comments

I'm back, at least for three months! By March 20, 2017, I need to make my Healthy Wage goal of a total loss of 30 lbs. I've got about 15 to go, so time to get serious! I still won't be able to post much here, as my focus needs to be on work... Read more
PS: the 7-minute workout
Saturday, January 11, 2014      5 comments

well.blogs.nytimes.com/2
013/05/09/the-scientific-7
-minute-workout/?_r=0 This is one of my solutions for the exercise-distaste I wrote about in my New Year post! Keeping it short but challenging my whole body intense... Read more
What's Cookin' Good Lookin', January Edition
Saturday, January 11, 2014      5 comments

A week ago I made spicy Indonesian yam & peanut soup, a recipe from Anna Love's "Love Soup," which I got for Christmas. Food bloggers have posted the recipe online, so I don't have to type it out here. host.madison.com/enterta
i... Read more
Happy new year!
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      7 comments

And happy Seventh Day of Christmas! I always like to celebrate all twelve of them. I have definitely been thinking about my goals for 2014. I've been thinking longer term too. The thing is, I don't like tracking my food. I also have been fe... Read more
What's Cookin' Good Lookin', December 2013
Monday, December 30, 2013      4 comments

Tonight I made spicy Indonesian Peanut Chicken, & it proved to be great comfort food on a COOOOLLLD winter night! recipes.sparkpeople.com/
recipe-detail.asp?recipe=9
26783 This recipe is super-simple. I used 6 o... Read more
What's Cookin' Good Lookin' November-December bonus
Sunday, December 01, 2013      4 comments

I made a Moroccan beet salad for Thanksgiving, & it was delicious! everydaypaleo.com/morocc
an-burgers-and-beet-salad/ Here's the deal: I have disliked red beets all my life, but I know beets are nutritious. This ... Read more
What's Cookin' Good Lookin' November 2013
Sunday, November 10, 2013      5 comments

Thai-Inspired Pumpkin-Peanut Soup recipes.sparkpeople.com/
recipe-detail.asp?recipe=1
55509 This is another SparkRecipe, & another winner! I had gotten a pie pumpkin awhile back & was awaiting the moment & the righ... Read more
What's Cookin' Good Lookin' Round 10 (I think!)
Sunday, October 13, 2013      5 comments

Well, I've continued my besotted exploration of Moroccan food by trying out spicy carrot & chickpea tagine, a Sparkrecipe: recipes.sparkpeople.com/
recipe-detail.asp?recipe=3
58668 I followed it exactly, multipl... Read more
What's Cookin' Good Lookin' Round 10 (I think!)
Sunday, October 13, 2013      0 comments

Well, I've continued my besotted exploration of Moroccan food by trying out spicy carrot & chickpea tagine, a Sparkrecipe: recipes.sparkpeople.com/
recipe-detail.asp?recipe=3
58668 I followed it exactly, multipl... Read more
Trying it out
Friday, September 13, 2013      7 comments

Ta-daaaa! Even though I didn't have to assemble the elliptical, it has been some work to get everything together for it. Rented a truck & went out to pick it up as planned... Read more
Buying my elliptical!
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      7 comments

Today I did some more cogitating on the question of which elliptical to buy--read more reviews, considered my options. I could have bought a highly rated one for about $1,150 including delivery & assembly, & paid for it in 6 months with no inter... Read more

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