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  1. A week on the ranch (February 02 - February 08)

    by , 02-09-2009 at 12:14 AM
    Another week of extremes for me. The weather started out like spring, and I am listening to the lightning and rain pouring down as I type this entry. I spent last Sunday enjoying my home and my new resident bunny, then I jumped in my car and drove to the bay area to arrest a drug dealer or two, then back home and on the couch to recover from a cold that won't go away. Today, I felt like I had come full circle again, as I sat with Polly this morning, grooming her fluffy coat, smelling the wonderful ...

    Updated 02-15-2009 at 11:58 PM by madhen

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    Ranch Diary
  2. 02/08/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 02-08-2009 at 11:38 PM
    Ooh, it has been a few days since I've held myself accountable!

    Okay, breakfast today was organic oatmeal with rice milk. I diced up a couple of the apple slices I dried a few months ago and added them to the oatmeal to get my fruit/veggie quota for the day.

    Nibbled on snow peas and carrots as I was making the bunny some breakfast.

    Lunch was 1/2 of a chicken enchilada with rice and beans and a diet cola.

    Dinner was a soy milk and ...
  3. 02/03/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 02-03-2009 at 11:55 PM
    Just a quick one, because it is late; I am on battery power; and I have to get up at 3:30 am tomorrow.

    I am giving myself a C for the day. I just flat out ran out of time to work out, so no exercise. I DID do my upper arm free weights and my sit-ups.

    My two meals today consisted of sushi at about 9:30 am and a baked penne pasta with a salad at about 5:00 pm. I drank about 3 glasses of water total, although I did juice two blood oranges this morning and also drank ...

    Updated 02-03-2009 at 11:55 PM by madhen

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    Fat Hen to P.H.A.T. Chick
  4. Organic bananas - SCORE!!

    by , 02-03-2009 at 11:50 PM
    I mentioned in my thread on the grocery budget reduction challenge that I was overcharged for organic bananas. Well, I went back to the store today with my receipt, and they gave me the WHOLE price back!! So I'm $7.62 in the black AND I got the 7 lbs of bananas for free!

    (Kudos to Bel-Air, btw, for fantastic customer service!)

    Updated 02-03-2009 at 11:51 PM by madhen

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    Grocery Budget Reduction Challenge
  5. 02/02/2009 - P.H.A.T. Chick Journal

    by , 02-03-2009 at 12:03 AM
    Plugging along, really hoping for a one pound loss this week! I am worried about it, because I have to go out of town tomorrow for an overnight trip, so that will be two days of eating on the road and no exercise to speak of - always a challenge. I'm hoping to get my treadmill time in tomorrow morning before I leave.

    As for today, I had oatmeal with rice milk for breakfast, a vegan hamburger and a salad (and I want credit, because the hamburger came with fries and I asked for a ...

    Updated 02-12-2009 at 08:22 PM by madhen

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    Fat Hen to P.H.A.T. Chick