Yes, I Roasted More Beans. No, This Post Isn’t a Rerun.

January 20, 2017

A little while ago, I shared my easy-peasy recipe for roasted garbanzo beans. This post is another roasted bean recipe… but with different beans. So ignore that sense of deja vu, because this post isn’t a rerun. It’s more like a sequel. Or, to use Hollywood vernacular, it’s a ‘reboot’ or a ‘reimagining.’

The beans I roasted this time were black eyed peas (which are in fact Read the rest of this entry »

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January 2015 (!) Weigh-In

January 2, 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I wish nothing but the best for all of you in 2015. My year started with a kiss at midnight from my special sweetheart:

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That’s Luna, my friend Tavi’s pooch. Tavi had a little gathering on New Year’s Eve, and I’ll get to that in a bit. First, though, it’s time for weigh-in results! Read the rest of this entry »


Christmas and New Years Recap 2012

January 6, 2013

Howdy folks. I don’t think I’m 100% better yet, but I’m feeling like this cold is definitely on its way out. Time to fill you in on my holiday adventures! As I mentioned in my last post (with much excitement and perhaps an exclamation point or two), I managed to make it through my holiday travels without gaining any weight. I made a concerted effort to make healthy choices and stay active, while still enjoying some of the pleasures of the season.

I’ll start with exercise. No, on second thought, I’ll start with what I was most hoping for: A white Christmas! There wasn’t a speck of snow on the ground when I landed in Michigan on the 23rd, but it started snowing in the late afternoon on Christmas Eve, and by Christmas morning, there was a nice white blanket covering everything in sight.

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It snowed more the next couple days, and I loved being back in winter weather, if only for a little while!

Moving on to exercise! Read the rest of this entry »