*sigh of relief* I lost weight this week. 2.4 pounds. My starting weight was 204. I’m now at 181. Hopefully by next week I’ll be below 180. Yipee! (To see my “before” pictures, see, You’ve Got to Start Somewhere.) I … Continue reading
So I have gestational diabetes. Last night, after dinner, after I checked my post-dinner blood sugar (I have to poke myself 4 times a day to do this), I cried. It was 147, & according to my guidelines, it needs … Continue reading
No cow’s milk or cheeses, no eggs, no flesh foods. What does a vegan eat? Good question.
You know I’ve been trying to transition to eating 3 regular, scheduled meals a day, rather than 2.
Happy Friday! Big plans for the weekend? If you don’t know what sweet something you’re making for your family or friends this weekend, may I suggest dessert in less than 200 calories: GF lime coconut macadamia cookies w/ coconut dessert … Continue reading
Having grown up in a big family, many siblings made for high and frequent food consumption. I shudder to think what we must have put my mom through all those years, especially when all seven of us were at home. … Continue reading
First, thank you for your votes for the Circle of Moms blogging awards. Miraculously, I made it on the list of top 25 blogs, thanks to YOU! I’ll be doing a brief interview on the their site and my blog … Continue reading
If I had to pick one starch to live on, it would most definitely be oatmeal. I mentioned in a recent post how much my family loves oatmeal. We go through 25 pounds of old-fashioned oats a month. We eat … Continue reading
I bought a bodymedia CORE armband. But first. My family loves oatmeal. I’m not just talking likes or tolerates, but loves. The other day, in the afternoon, we were in the car, driving home and I asked my kids what … Continue reading
I’m big on breakfast bowls. I like ’em so much, I don’t even have to eat them for breakfast. I’ll eat them pretty much any time of day, whenever I need a quick meal in 5 minutes or less. There … Continue reading
One thing we have a lot of these days: apples. I buy a half-bushel (about 20 pounds?) of “seconds” from a local orchard for $6. Can’t beat that. Right now, honeycrisp apples are being harvested. These apples don’t keep well … Continue reading
Here’s the simple dinner we had tonight. I loved it, especially since I felt full and content afterward but not stuffed or bloated. Love those kind of meals. Baked spaghetti squash: Halve, seed, and bake face down for 50 minutes … Continue reading
Summer days are here for sure. How do you know this? I’m MIA from regular posting. Sorry about that. I do miss connecting with you, dear lovely blog reader that you are. At the present moment, I’m taking a break … Continue reading