Tag Archives: dieting

2nd Half of the beginning

So, I made a private challenge unknown to all but my husband. I decided I would start training for walking a half marathon. I adopted a lower carb diet (notice, LOWER carb diet, NOT CARB free) and got down to … Continue reading

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My education continues in cooking, in priorities

Priorities. How do we set their values? I feel like I am treading water in a raging creek nearly over flowing with the spring run off. My priorities seem out of whack right now. Balance is elusive. I am not … Continue reading

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EIGHT

Day eight is coming to a close.  We’ve been busy, working in the cafe (made a brown sauce today, from the brown stock of yesterday, to become the demi glace tomorrow) we’ve had 4-h meetings and rides and I just … Continue reading

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day 6 symbolic wall building, breakfast recipe, catching up

It is so quiet. The only sound I hear is the hum of the computer motor, my typing on the key board and the dryer is running. I can smell the multi-grain sour dough bread dough that’s on the counter, … Continue reading

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Cafe event food, day 2 of wall building

This is day 2. 50 more to go to have a firm wall built between me and what society, media, popular culture say I should look like. 50 days left to build women’s hearts and change the strangle hold advertisers … Continue reading

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Day 1, 51 more to go, LOVE your tree!

Well? How’s the foundation inspection going?? How’s your wall? What did you do today to firm it up?? Me: I ate a cookie! 🙂 and I don’t feel bad! and I didn’t get in my upper body strength training session … Continue reading

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52 days to rebuild a wall

Nehemiah motivated his people to rebuild the wall protecting Jerusalem in 52 days. This was definitely accomplished with God’s help. This wall is said to have been 4.5 miles long, 24 ft at the base and just over 26 ft. … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday, waging war, crepes and more!

I have been thinking about my menu planning for a while. You see, while working my way through my culinary text-book, I generally spend about 2 hrs creating a menu of our family dinners for two weeks at a time. … Continue reading

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“Positive expectations are never a substitute for doing the difficult work.”

I have been thinking about this post all day. In the morning I got my very first sour dough bread going. I made the starter last night, so its still young and not sour, but it worked! During the first … Continue reading

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Its Sunday! Weight Watchers anyone?

Good afternoon! Its Sunday!! Tomorrow is a brand new beginning. What are you going to do this week, to make yourself stronger? I am thinking about doing the Weight Watchers plan. I know, I know, all this talk about eating … Continue reading

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