Posted in February 2012

58 days

February 28, 2012 It has been 8 weeks since the beginning of my undertaking. 2 month checkup: Weight: 183 (-6 lbs.) PRO I record the calories I eat at the end of every day.  I eat real foods all day and usually have not gone over my calorie limit without even trying.  A lot of … Continue reading

Poached Eggs

February 20, 2012 I was visiting with my sister this weekend and asked her if she like poached eggs. She told me that she and her husband were obsessed with them for awhile. They would boil Ramen noodles and poach eggs with the noodles.  I didn’t ask but I assume this is something he picked … Continue reading


February 20, 2012 I have spent the day paying for my mistakes this weekend.  My stomach has hurt and so has my back.  It started out innocent enough.  I put pancake syrup on my buckwheat waffle Friday evening.  Seems innocent doesn’t it?  It’s just pancake syrup.  Not pure maple syrup but pancake syrup which contains … Continue reading

Ginger Beef and Shrimp

This was our supper tonight.  Pretty easy to make and doesn’t take a lot of time. Ginger Beef and Shrimp 1 lb. minute, round, or sirloin steak 20-30 small deveined and peeled shrimp 3 carrots peeled and cut into strips 1 medium onion sliced into rings 1 red bell pepper or 3 banana peppers cut … Continue reading

And to Everything There is a Season

February 12, 2012 With all of the thinking about myself and what benefits I am reaping(or haven’t been and think I should be!) from this undertaking I had forgotten about the other members of my household and how they are doing.  I was giving the girls a bath Saturday evening and Shannon and I were visiting.  … Continue reading

What to say next

February 7, 2012 I am searching for words this week.  When I started my blog I couldn’t keep up with my thoughts and had to carry a little notebook around to keep track of what I wanted to say.  I have come to a point where it doesn’t feel as difficult to live this life … Continue reading

Soylent Green is made out of People

February 4, 2012 Oh Charlton Heston…I love you.  King of camp.  Who doesn’t have a favorite Charlton Heston line from a movie?  “Let my people go.”   “You damn dirty ape.”  ” I don’t know but he looks pretty bad to me.”   “Soylent green is made out of people…it’s people!.”  You don’t recognize the … Continue reading