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  1. A week on the ranch (March 9 -March 15)

    by , 03-16-2009 at 12:22 AM
    It was a good week overall. I feel like I progressed as an individual, which is the best thing I can hope for in my life.

    My sister celebrated her 47th birthday this week, and we went out to lunch together. She was diagnosed with breast cancer six years ago, and watching her go through that, and how it has changed her as an individual, makes me more appreciative of my own time here on earth. She lives under the shadow of a darkness that affects every day of her life, more so right ...
    Ranch Diary
  2. 03/15/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 03-15-2009 at 11:47 PM
    Okay, maybe I should give myself Saturday AND Sunday off, because it always seems to take me a day to get back on track!!

    I forgot to pick up bottled water, so I didn't have enough in the house to cover my needs AND the pets' needs, so guess who didn't get water today? So, NO water. I did have a glass of fruit juice, so I could take my multi-vitamin, which probably means I drank 120 calories or so!!

    Breakfast was oatmeal with rice milk. Lunch was a baked sweet ...
  3. 03/13/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 03-14-2009 at 01:38 AM
    Just a quick one tonight, because it is late and I am TIRED!! I spent the whole afternoon entertaining my sister, and I am wiped out, physically and emotionally.

    Eaten today: breakfast (bowl of oatmeal); lunch (4 potstickers, one fried wonton, 4-5 "nuggets" of sesame chicken, approx 3/4 cup of fried rice; iced tea with sweetener; coffee with sweetener, but cream); "dinner" (about 1/4 of a personal-sized deep dish pie a la mode and a cup of coffee with sweetener ...
  4. 03/12/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 03-13-2009 at 02:07 AM
    Today was all over the place, so I didn't get much of ANYTHING done!!

    Exercise: 22 minutes on the treadmill.

    Meals: oatmeal for breakfast, salad for dinner, and a handful of peanuts in lieu of dinner.

    Water: 6 glasses

    Took my multi-vitamin with a swig of soymilk.

    All in all, not a great day, but I balanced not working out with not eating much, so I am hoping it doesn't mess up my Saturday weigh in TOO much!
  5. 03/11/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 03-12-2009 at 01:14 AM
    I did pretty well today. My only real low spot was that I caved in and had some popcorn tonight. (And I don't do popcorn without butter.) But even there, I used about 1/2 the butter I would normally use, and I didn't sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the bowl, so it was Popcorn-Lite.

    Breakfast was a bowl of oatmeal with rice milk. I didn't really eat lunch, but did eat two granola bars while I was at the office. Drank 6 glasses of water to wash them down, and I drank 2 more glasses ...