Healthy Living

Experimenting with a recipe

Tonight we’re having a healthy special dinner. We’re having sirloin steak (which is marinading at the moment), mashed sweet potatoes, green beans, and chocolate cheesecake. The cheesecake is my experiment. I found this recipe for Chocolate Cheesecake For Two this afternoon, and decided to adapt it just a little bit. Well, actually, I combined it …

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A confession

I have a confession to make today. . .I ate a dinner roll a few minutes ago. :laugh_tb: There’s a baby shower at church tonight, so I’m making the rolls for the meal. I decided on cloverleaf rolls because they look nice and they’re easy to break into smaller pieces. When I pulled the first …

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Thank you

Just wanted to say a big Thank You to all of you who have been so encouraging with this weight loss. You’ve all been a big encouragement. Lora, the weight loss started some time in August, when we were living with our friends. They eat far healthier than we did, so just living with them …

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Weight loss update

What a surprise I had tonight! We spent the evening with another family from church. It was a real blessing. While we were there, I asked to use their scale, since it has been three weeks since I weighed myself last. Wow! I’ve met my first short-term goal! Thirty pounds – gone. I chose the …

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Foods we eat

A while back, Susan asked what kinds of foods we are eating. I’ve been thinking on it, trying to find a good way to put it into words. For the most part, we’re following the South Beach diet. Not 100%, and not following their phases per se, either. I say we, because all of us …

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