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Same Food Item Can Vary in Calorie Count So Much - Subjective labeling
Friday, October 16, 2015      12 comments

I refuse to believe what I just saw during lunch. I treated myself to an 8-pack of CA sushi from Trader Joe's. As I ate, I casually glanced at the label. As with the pumpkin muffins of a few past blogs, I just couldn't believe my eyes. T... Read more
Ordered New Stove, Trimming in the Dark, Misc.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015      8 comments

So, yes, I keep whining about the record high temperatures we are getting that is miserable. I have a/c, but it gives me a headache. To avoid the heat, I decided (yesterday and this morning) to get outside at sunrise to trim the bushes in my y... Read more
You Know You're In Trouble When... (yesterday's disastrous eating)
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      10 comments stop tracking for the day because you can't bear to see the number of calories you've ingested. Yesterday was a disaster. I could give you reasons/excuses, but we all know what causes days like these. Fortunately, they are fewer a... Read more
The Pumpkin Muffins I Almost Bought
Monday, October 12, 2015      16 comments

I couldn't believe my eyes. After taking a sample of the pumpkin muffin in the store, I picked up a package and thought they looked pretty innocent to have one for breakfast during this holiday season. Finding the nutrition label, I though... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving, Trader Joe's, Food Tracking
Sunday, October 11, 2015      14 comments

I want to wish my Canadian Spfriends a wonderful Thanksgiving. As I've often mentioned in blogs, Canadians I've met are such happy, nice people. You must be doing something right up there. (smiling) In a recent blog, I mentioned that it w... Read more
Why Trader Joe's is a Dangerous Place for Me & Happy Birthday, John Lennon
Friday, October 09, 2015      10 comments

I have a serious "addiction" to pumpkin. And in October, Trader Joe's has so many things pumpkin, it's incredible. I've told myself that, if I go there to shop on Sunday, I'll be moderate. Is that possible? And Happy Birthday, John... Read more
3 lbs Down, Halloween, Xmas, Hot Weather is Back
Wednesday, October 07, 2015      5 comments

After a couple of Fall-like days, the hotter weather is back. Thought it had left town for good. Supposed to be very hot this weekend. I'd like to wish my Canadian Spfriends a Happy Thanksgiving coming up this weekend. Enjoy. I set... Read more
Aromatherapy, Shopping for New Stove, Misc.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015      3 comments

Even though we will still get some hot weather at some point, this temperature break feels wonderful. I really respond to scents, but am careful about not making my lungs work too hard by making the air too perfumey. I've found lightly-s... Read more
Shaking-Nearly Attacked by Two Huge Ferocious Dogs - Big Guy in the Sky Was Looking Out for Me
Monday, October 05, 2015      11 comments

This will be short. Just got in and am shaking. I usually carry a heavy flashlight, but not today. In the middle of the street yelling and screaming as two huge dogs (looked like Stephen King's Cujo) came at me. My screams startled them... Read more
Caution Ahead - Too Much Grape Sugar
Sunday, October 04, 2015      11 comments

I've blogged several times recently about how good (great) I'm doing with sugar intake. But wait, there are these HUGE, red, seedless grapes that are in season and I'm downing them like m&m's. Too much sugar? I think so. I'd better be carefu... Read more
Popcorn/Soda vs. Roasted Seaweed/Water at the Movies
Saturday, October 03, 2015      13 comments

Yes, I am a strange one. But there I go, bragging again! (smiling) I'm not someone who has to munch at the movies to enjoy myself. However, I knew I'd get hungry in two hours and needed something to stave off the pangs. Yes, I brought roa... Read more
Mayan Exhibit, Eating Right when at Fun Places, Movie Theater Anxiety
Friday, October 02, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday, I went with a friend who is on vacay to the San Diego Natural History Museum to see the special Mayan exhibit that is here until Jan. '16. It was fun as I haven't been there in years. Funny how we are sometimes the last visitors to ... Read more
"If it's not in the house," My Almost Sugar Fiasco, 5-8 lb Goal for October
Thursday, October 01, 2015      13 comments

I blogged recently about a neighbor who is melting away to nothing; I encounter her during my walks and a week or so ago we stopped to talk. She mentioned that she is also working with a nutritionist, and ended by saying, "of course, I just don... Read more
My Spoiled Brat Cat, September Success, October Goals
Wednesday, September 30, 2015      11 comments

My remaining cat, Prince Harry (sitting up in the photo, his brother William died last December before my very eyes. I miss him soooo much), is 11.5 years old and very set in his ways. Yesterday, I put a new bedspread on my bed. He leapt up, c... Read more
Snow Peas, October, More Full Moon Madness
Tuesday, September 29, 2015      8 comments

Since I'm a grazer all day long, I've stumbled upon something that makes me feel full while satisfying my psychological need to graze. SNOW PEAS! They are yummy. So glad I remembered to try them again. I can't believe (and yes, I'm smili... Read more

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