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  1. 03/01/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 03-01-2009 at 09:18 PM
    I'm having a lazy day today.

    Breakfast was 1/2 of a kiwifruit, 2 cups of coffee, and later, a large bowl of oatmeal.

    Lunch was a small plate of baked brussels sprounts.

    Dinner was a plate of stir-fried mushrooms on white rice.

    I did cave in and have another 2 cups of coffee in the afternoon. It was that, or turn on the heat, so I went with the coffee.

    I drank my eight glasses of water, but because I was running in and ...

    Updated 03-01-2009 at 09:20 PM by madhen

    Fat Hen to P.H.A.T. Chick
  2. March 2009 - First grocery shopping trip of the month

    by , 03-01-2009 at 05:36 PM
    organic rice milk (2 cartons) $5.98
    salad toppings (onion) $2.59
    salad toppings (croutons) $4.58
    soymilk (2 cartons) $7.98
    organic mixed veggies (2 bags) $5.38
    organic oatmeal (bulk - 2.32 lbs) $2.76
    organic Half and Half (2 cartons) $7.98
    bean sprouts $.89
    salad greens (1 pkg) $3.99
    salad dressing (3 bottles) $12.87
    mincemeat $8.79
    baby toys (2) $10.98
    eggplant $1.49
    flour $4.49
    spaghetti sauce (jar) ...
  3. March Challenges

    by , 02-28-2009 at 10:05 AM
    • Skill-a-Month: candle-making
    • Project-a-Month: get my garden ready
    • Lose-A-Pound-A-Week: 4 pounds
    • Book Club: 2 books
    • Needle Arts: knitted shawl
    • Get-Your-Business-Up-and-Running: finish business plan
    • Recipe-A-Week: 4 new recipes (hopefully vegetarian)
    • No-Spend: 15 days
    • EF: $550 by end of month
    • Self-sufficiency: 1 thing every day
    • Frugality: 1 thing every day

    Updated 02-28-2009 at 10:06 AM by madhen

    Fluff and Feathers
  4. 02/27/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 02-28-2009 at 12:30 AM
    Okay, I am kind of glad tomorrow is my day off, because I have been having a string of bad days, and I am almost embarassed to keep journaling them!

    I was in and out of doctor appointments today, both with the exam, then for blood work, then for x-rays. I was out of the house after getting everybody but me fed, although I did have my traditional two cups of coffee. No water before leaving - just forgot about it until I was on the road.

    In between the blood work and ...
  5. 02/26/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 02-27-2009 at 12:43 AM
    I spent the day at home, fighting this "whatever" that has been knocking me out since late January. Off to the doctor again tomorrow to see if they can give me some nuclear strength antibiotics to knock it out.

    I didn't really do meals today, just snacked on the last of the bulgogi (probably three servings' worth, but so good and the last of it). Had 2 cups of coffee in the morning, and applesauce in the evening. Had my eight glasses of water. Had a swig of Soy milk ...