ACLANCY1's Blogs

Happy Monday
Monday, March 09, 2015      1 comments

I am getting energized for the week. I had a very productive weekend and look forward to a productive week. Nice weather, so there is no excuse to stay inside. ... Read more
Keeping it interesting
Sunday, March 08, 2015      0 comments

I added exercise fairly early on but didn't start tracking it until a few months later. I now have taken to another I have also recently joined a couple new teams and challenges. This site has a lot to offer. It allows one to change things up... Read more
Good morning Arizona!
Saturday, March 07, 2015      2 comments

I took advantage of the nice springtime weather and did a fundraising walk for the homeless, St. Joseph the Worker. 4.5 miles in the McDowell Mountains in Fountain Hill AZ. ... Read more
New Clothes, little money!
Friday, March 06, 2015      2 comments

I have become fascinated with consignment clothing stores. I have a lovely shop about a mile and half from my house. On my journey to loose weight, I found that I needed new clothes but in a couple cases, the clothes were too big by the time I... Read more
More Soup!
Thursday, March 05, 2015      2 comments

Who needs chickens to have satisfying soup for the soul! My vegan soup experimentation week is off to a strong start. Sweet potato, carrot zucchini soup was great. Last night's cream of celery soup with kale also a success. On to Broccoli so... Read more
Vegetable Soup Time
Wednesday, March 04, 2015      2 comments

I have been participating in a fruit and vegetable co-op. It is wonderful! I love the variety of items I get in my basket, sometimes a challenge or two. However, there often ends up with odds and ends or just too much to use in a week. Especi... Read more
Alone for the week
Tuesday, March 03, 2015      2 comments

My husband is a great cook and loves to share the kitchen with me. He is good about trying to eat healthy and help me stay on track but his choices sometimes are different from mine. This week he is out of town helping with his elderly parents... Read more
Lovely House Tour
Monday, March 02, 2015      0 comments

Yesterday, after the long walk/hike up South Mountain on Saturday, I wanted to get outside, but not take another long mountain hike. Late winter/spring is the season for home tours here in Arizona. Yesterday I visited a dozen historical bungal... Read more
Staying motivated on a rainy day
Sunday, March 01, 2015      1 comments

The forecast shows rain for the day. We are not used to that sort of thing here in sunny Arizona. I had my day planned around outdoor activited, but that will have to change. I created a citrus pancake recipe makeover and am getting ready to ... Read more
Climb to Conquer Cancer
Saturday, February 28, 2015      0 comments

Today I got up to participate in the American Cancer Society climb up South Mountain in Phoenix. 5.5 miles up the paved road then 3 miles down a rocky trail. The weather held with only minor sprinkles. lots of folks of all ages made the climb fo... Read more
Measure of success
Friday, February 27, 2015      0 comments

I but on a pair of pants that I bought a few months ago, after my old clothes were no longer fitting me. This new "skinny" pair of pants was too big to wear! That means I have to go shopping this weekend! ... Read more
It feels like spring!
Thursday, February 26, 2015      0 comments

Today is sunny and it looks like a great day to be outside. I will definitely get walking again tonight. It looks like is supposed to be rainy this weekend. I'm bummed about that because I am participating in the America Cancer Society "Climb... Read more
10,000 steps a day
Wednesday, February 25, 2015      0 comments

My goal this year is to take at least 10,000 steps each day. I have a step counter and watch it carefully. I have not reached my goal for the past few days. Even on Monday with my pre-dinner 2.25 mile walk, I had to take another short walk bef... Read more
Tried a new way to go to dinner
Tuesday, February 24, 2015      1 comments

After several months of regular evening walks, my husband suggested we try to add a little variety to our routine. Last night we decided to go out to eat rather than cook. My daughter had recommended a new trendy little Asian inspired restaura... Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015      0 comments

So it is time to plan meals for the week. Lots of vegetables to deal with. I made a Mexican meal last night for guests. I was able to eat well and stay vegetarian while my guests also had carne asada. I could have easily incorporated the mea... Read more

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