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  1. Third shopping trip of the month

    by , 04-14-2009 at 02:49 AM
    rice flour $1.89
    Half & Half $1.49
    organic salad greens $5.99
    lemon extract $4.29
    orange extract $4.29
    peppermint extract $4.29
    vodka $26.99

    Everything except the salad greens and Half & Half is for some bath/body products I'm trying to put together prior to Saturday. (Yes, that includes the vodka.)

    The Half & Half is for my coffee.

    The salad greens are for the buns.
  2. 04/13/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 04-14-2009 at 01:24 AM
    Stumbling back out of the gate after a week of excess and insanity.

    Not the best day, but at least I have room for improvement!!

    I started the day out with 2 cups of coffee and a Fiber One bar. Had another cup of coffee with sweetener while talking to a witness over a late morning interview. Lunch was fresh strawberries. Dinner was a stop at The Outback with my work partner, and we ordered the blooming onion, because we were weak and tired, and our defenses were ...
  3. A week on the ranch (April 6 - April 12, 2009)

    by , 04-13-2009 at 01:17 AM
    Whew, what a week!! Seems like I was running non-stop on a treadmill that just kept going faster! Today was the first day I had a chance to stop and take a breath, and when I look back on the week, it is a huge blur of activity, not much of it fun!

    Another storm came through on Tuesday and stuck around until Friday morning. Lots of rain and cold weather, and the poor animals just tried to stay dry and wait it out. I knew how they felt!! The chicks did great, though, and seemed ...

    Updated 04-13-2009 at 01:18 AM by madhen

    Ranch Diary
  4. 04/06/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 04-07-2009 at 11:20 AM
    Went to bed early, and I forgot to log in yesterday, so here it is, to the best of my memory!!

    Breakfast was a fiber bar. Lunch was some carrot chips with hummus and a piece of baguette with dipping oil. Dinner was approximately one cup of cherries. Two cups of coffee in the morning, as well.

    Drank my eight glasses of water and took my multi-vitamin.

    Exercise-wise, I was a flop. I did do my sit-ups, but didn't do push-ups or the treadmill. I was ...
  5. A week on the ranch (March 30 - April 5, 2009)

    by , 04-06-2009 at 12:33 AM
    Wow, the year is already 25% over!! Slow down, already! I'm not ready for summer yet!!

    For some reason, this week felt like the week that spring truly arrived. Every fruit tree I have is green, and all the ones that are supposed to bloom are doing so like gangbusters!! I was also thrilled to see that a willow that I transplanted this winter, and believed had not made it, was bursting with little green leaves when I trekked up to the fishpond to feed the goldfish and happened to ...
    Ranch Diary