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Sister Visit
Saturday, October 06, 2018      32 comments

I spent much of my day today driving to a café located "half way" to my sister's house for a cup of coffee and a catch-up yak. It was terrific. Both of us have had a LOT on our plates in recent weeks and months, and although we do em... Read more
Immersion blender
Thursday, October 04, 2018      24 comments

Yup, pretty much the consensus from yesterday's blog. Stick with the immersion blender. And: I do have one of those which I do use regularly -- easy to clean, easy to store, relatively inexpensive. I do tend to like my soups pretty c... Read more
Instant Pot Cooking Blender??
Wednesday, October 03, 2018      19 comments

I don't have an Instant Pot (and I know lots of Sparkies are big fans of the Instant Pot!!) I don't have a Vitamix. And: I need to replace my blender. Apparently Walmart has an exclusive new Instant Pot cooking blender for a very... Read more
Morning Routines
Tuesday, October 02, 2018      21 comments

I hear the faint sound of the coffee grinder in the kitchen three floors below. Ahhhhh!! DH is getting the brew going!! Time to head down the stairs . . . and try to snag the first section of the newspaper!! Dear Charlie is still ... Read more
The Power of Sleep
Monday, October 01, 2018      23 comments

There really is NO substitute. It's healing. And restoring. And (in combination with a great workout including thorough and systematic stretch routine) has me feeling ready to face my week!! My lunch salads are prepared: tuna a... Read more
Italian Keto Bread???
Saturday, September 29, 2018      22 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=6529081 Definitely the best variation yet -- I added a pinch of red chili flakes, a pinch of Italian seasoning and a tablespoon of grated Parmesan to ... Read more
Because I did something about it, Mr. Frost!!
Friday, September 28, 2018      18 comments

Yes, I loved the comments on yesterday's Frost blog AND on the prior "Because I did something about it" mantra blog. And of course they are connected, right? "Because I did something about it" pretty much always means "I didn't do so... Read more
Robert Frost . . .
Thursday, September 27, 2018      23 comments

I love 1CRAZYDOG's daily quotes: and today she offers: "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost" OK then . . . these may be the most memorable lines in Frost... Read more
Because I did something about it.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018      28 comments

My new mantra -- so many variations. BECAUSE I did something about it. Yes, there's a causal connection. Because I (that's the capital I) did something about it. Yes, me -- I am the person responsible. Because I DID someth... Read more
Keto Bread #2
Monday, September 24, 2018      18 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=6529081 Experimenting with the instant keto bread recipe: yesterday I tried a version made in a small pyrex container, about 5" diameter and using egg... Read more
Everything You Know About Obesity is Wrong: DDOORN!!
Sunday, September 23, 2018      25 comments

highline.huffingtonpost.
com/articles/en/everything
-you-know-about-obesity-is-wrong/ The status linked by veteran Sparkie DDOORN alerted me to this interesting article in the Huff Post. We're all familiar with ... Read more
Keto Bread: Shout Out to OVERWORKEDJANET!!
Saturday, September 22, 2018      20 comments

OVERWORKEDJANET mentioned she's been experimenting with a keto diet and tried 90 second keto bread: low carbs, no gluten, healthy fat. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Making yourself heard
Friday, September 21, 2018      19 comments

Yesterday's blog on the "experiment of one" drew some great comments -- always the best part of a blog!. How does each of find the balance point between the nutrition program that best supports our individual maintenance needs AND the family/so... Read more
Experiment of One
Thursday, September 20, 2018      25 comments

I've been thinking about MOLLIEMAC's blog, "Do I Get Enough?" Riffing on the issue of adequate protein -- particularly on a vegan diet. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Too Clean?
Tuesday, September 18, 2018      19 comments

www.cbc.ca/radio/whiteco
at/household-cleaners-may-
trigger-childhood-obesity-
1.4826324 Use of strong cleaners may trigger childhood obesity. Because: the "good gut bacteria" get killed off early. And... Read more

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