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Medications

I have been taking heart meds all my 9-yr old son´s life.  In fact, we found out I had some heart issues when I was pregnant with him.  I ha...

Reuben Dip with Pastrami

I've been craving reuben sandwiches and since I rarely eat out at restaurants, fulfilling my craving for reubens is rare.  I found some ...

Curried Vegetable Spaghetti & Meatballs

This is one of those dishes I wanted to be flavorful and moderately healthy, without spending the time I normally spend on a dish like this....

Brussel Sprouts & Bacon Salad

Before this year, I hated brussel sprouts, but since doing Paleo earlier this year, my kids and I really love brussel sprouts now.  We found...

¨Surprise¨ Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

The night before Thanksgiving, for the past several years, I´ve really appreciate MT´s hospitality in hosting this time around the campfire ...

Bacon Hash & Eggs

I saw this recipe recently and knew that my beau would like this dish, as well as the kids.  It´s very simple and easy to make, though, does...

Picadillo Colombiano

This is my rendition of Picadillo Cubano , which I call Colombian because my beau is Colombian.  This is not my recipe, but as usual, I modi...

Maintaining

I cannot say that I´ve been great with my eating, but at least I haven´t been gaining any weight and maintaining.  There are times I´ve been...

Oops

I am weaning myself off of Diet Cokes.  Not that I drank a lot, but any is still too much for my body and it takes my body time to get rid o...

Day 12 - Tues, 23-Oct-2012

Learned my dad doesn't eat beef, but he will eat pork, chicken and fish.  He won't eat beef because when I was a kid, he butchered t...

Day 11 - Mon, 22-Oct-2012

My car got a lot of work done today, but I didn't.  Hopefully tonight I will go to bed at a decent hour (yes, I know within my control)...

Day 10 - Sun, 21-Oct-2012

Off all weekend.  Today I feel really sluggish, but I resisted the urge to have any caffeine, though presented to me several times today.  A...

Day 9 - Sat, 20-Oct-2012

.Plans are to go nowhere but to declutter & clean, okay, well, maybe take the kids to the park so they can run around and get out their...

Day 8 - Fri, 19-Oct-2012

I wasn't surprised that today's weight is up from yesterday.  I'm having a lot of cravings and I think that could be due to the...

Truthfulness

I thought I was a truthful person, but over the years and these months with my beau, I'm finding that I'm not as truthful as I thoug...

Day 7 - Thurs, 18-Oct-2012

The last 2 nights I got around the 6 hrs of sleep mark and the last 2 days my weight has gone down.  This is my lowest in the past 7 days! ...

Day 6 - Wed, 17-Oct-2012

I definitely feel better with more sleep.  I'm aiming to get at least 6 consecutive, solid hours of sleep and seeing how that impacts m...

Day 5 - Tues, 16-Oct-2012

Let's see what happens when I get enough sleep and how that impacts my weight loss. Weight f/yesterday:  +0.2 lbs SMART GOAL :  Get...

Day 4 - Mon, 15-Oct-2015

My weight is up again.  There are 2 reasons why I think for this - 1) Not enough sleep.  2)  Ate my 2nd meal too late at night.  This is re...

Day 3 - Sunday, 14-Oct-2012

Weight up today.  Not sure why.  Daily I'm going to weigh myself and keep track of my weight on the calendar.  My body did not expel be...

Day 2 - Body Adjusting

So today is Day 2 of better eating.  I'm very grateful that my beau is very encouraging, but that I've also decided to retake contro...

Over 6 Weeks

Wow, I have totally slacked in every way possible from sleep, to eating, to exercise, to taking my supplements, to everything.  Okay, really...

Today

I can't say that I did all that great today.  Stayed up until nearly 2 am.  Ugggh.  Why do I do that?  I'm not even sure what I was ...

Need to Get Back on Track

I'm going to have to admit that this hot weather has really thrown me for a loop where most days, it makes me feel really lethargic.  My...

Paleo Coconut Banana Cream Pie Bars

I'm sorry that I have not been posting or sharing recipes.  Honestly, I haven't been cooking much, nor wanting to take pictures of t...

Off The Bandwagon

I'm very overwhelmed right now.  Although today isn't that hot, less than 100° F, I found out my radiator has a crack in it.  It got...

Neopolitan Nut Crunch Smoothie

I rarely will post a smoothie recipe as every recipe is different that I make and really depends upon the ingredients.  This is the part of ...

Chinese 5-Spice Cilantro Cabbage Chicken Drumsticks

This is one of those dishes that I had not a clue what I was doing and just with 1 ingredient - chicken drumsticks.  I was hoping my daughte...

Bacon, Pepper & Plantain Frittata

Frittatas have been a staple of our summer, as I haven't felt too much like cooking with the heat.  The crockpot is also good for those ...

Frittatas & Quiches

I absolutely LOVE frittatas and quiches.  They are relatively quick and easy, and very versatile.  There is something about throwing togethe...

Incredibly Blessed

My heart pours with how incredibly blessed my life is.  Though financially there are things that I wish were better, but as I reflect upon m...

Bacon & Chard Frittata

This is a dish I made probably over a week ago and it was very good.  A friend of mine came back from her Father-in-Law's with a HUGE ba...

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