3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Diet Central > South Beach Diet

South Beach Diet Fat Chicks on the Beach!

Deep Freeze Friday SBD Daily, 1/3

Closed Thread
Thread Tools
Old 01-03-2014, 08:04 AM   #1
cottagebythesea's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Philly suburbs
Posts: 10,284

S/C/G: 186/147/135

Height: 5'1"

Default Deep Freeze Friday SBD Daily, 1/3

Good morning on this snowy Friday! It's feeling like -4* and covered with a thick 5" blanket of snow. I had my shower but put my PJs back on and plan to spend part of this morning curled up under the quilt on my sofa.

I realized that I never did get in here yesterday. Like Ruth, I got caught up in chasing down spammers, and lost track of the time.

So who's having to shovel out this morning? Let's enjoy a nice, hot cup of coffee first.
Live simply
Laugh often
Wine alot
cottagebythesea is offline  
Old 01-03-2014, 08:10 AM   #2
CyndiM's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Vermont
Posts: 6,860

Height: 5'5.5


Good morning I haven't ventured out yet but we already had 6" by noon yesterday and it kept snowing. I'm guessing close to 12" again but this is very light and fluffy. It's bitter cold already, going into double digits below zero tonight. Poor Cricket just ran out to do what she had to do and was not happy about it. I need to get out and shovel her path and start my car but I'm waiting a little while. We were invited to a sledding party tomorrow but I don't think we are going for it.

I'm going to plan my food for the day and drink another cup of coffee for now.
CyndiM is offline  
Old 01-03-2014, 08:17 AM   #3
Mill at Christmas
Ruthxxx's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Delta, Ontario, CANADA
Posts: 27,151

S/C/G: 232/ticker/153

Height: 5'0" on a tall day


We don't have that much snow - yet! Our temps are really bad though and I have not ventured out since Monday. Letting the dogs out doesn't count. They sure are out and back in a flash!

Today doesn't feel like Friday but it is. I see that I have a Quilting Biddies meeting on Monday which is also the day Donna and I were going to start back at the gym, fighting all the newbies. Unless this darn cold packs up and leaves, I think I'll be skipping both events. What a frassing waste of time and energy it is to have a cold!

Sorry for feeling grumpy. Another coffee and a dog cuddle will solve the problem. TGIF!
Ruthxxx is offline  
Old 01-03-2014, 08:32 AM   #4
Senior Member
Beth19's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: upstate NY
Posts: 1,128

S/C/G: 157/147/140

Height: 5' 5"


Good morning. We only have an inch or two of new snow but bone-chilling cold. I need to go get some P1 groceries later but am currently hunkered by the woodstove with my coffee. I have been perusing the recipe section looking for inspiration. It is easy to get stuck in a rut which is why I am excited by the menu thread Cyndi started.

Today will also include laundry and cleaning as I slowly wrap my mind around going back to work Monday.

Cottage and Cyndi, remember shoveling is good exercise but bundle up!
Ruth, hope you feel better soon.

Going for a clean P1 day today; yesterday was close but not quite.

But first, more coffee!
Beth19 is offline  
Old 01-03-2014, 08:35 AM   #5
Lexxiss's Avatar
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Colorado
Posts: 6,884

S/C/G: 275/175/179

Height: 5'5"


Good Morning!

Hunker down and stay safe and warm! We are very mild here today and I'm headed up to the project.

Have a great day everyone!
Debbie R

My last 58 pounds lost on SBD My 2014 Beacher Bio!
Lexxiss is offline  
Old 01-03-2014, 08:40 AM   #6
Senior Member
TwynnB's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Central PA
Posts: 3,403

S/C/G: 144/131/128

Height: 5' 4"


Good morning chicks! It's 4 degrees here, with a real feel of -14. I just did some shoveling, it didn't feel that cold! Unfortunately, we only got 3-4 inches (and like Cyndi, very light snow - not heavy at all). We're in this little hole in the middle of PA that most of the snow bypasses us. It makes DH and I very sad.

Cottage - thanks for starting us off! Do you get to huddle under your blanket on your day off?

Cyndi - Maybe we should switch locations during the winter? I think a sledding party sounds awesome....maybe I should have one!

Ruth - DH would go stir crazy if he was in a house that long. He actually just got a wood permit, so he'll be going into the state forest to chop up wood this weekend. I think he waits for snow to do it .

Beth - the recipes are great motivators, aren't they?

I was able to stick to Phase I yesterday, just a bit too much of it. I think starting to exercise again is making me want to eat more. I might go for a run in the snow later, I love doing that. (crazy to most of you, I know)

Just finished the shoveling (DH did most, he was a bit upset I asked him not to use the snow blower at 5 am this morning (it is so freakin' loud!) so he did most by hand and left some for me), and need to finish laundry, get the kids going and get to work. Ooops, that means I'm running out of time....

Start Date: May 5, 2008

Just trying to maintain on the beach!
TwynnB is offline  
Old 01-03-2014, 09:55 AM   #7
Senior Member
jekel383's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: New York
Posts: 1,778

Height: 5' 9 3/4


Brrrrrrrrr heat is set at 70 and the downstairs is only 62!!!!! I do love my old poorly insulated home lol Last night the wind was causing a draft in the fireplace so the pilot light went out a few times. I got brave and vacuumed the inside which seems to have really helped. Got that bad boy cranking this morning.

It is still snowing and a verily frigid 3 degrees here. Pups not happy they helped melt snow on the walkway. DS is still sleeping. I'll wake him later as I am enjoying the quite time. Going to make a huge pot of Kayln's smoked paprika and chickpea soup today. Despite being OP my weight is up. I blame it on hormones. I have not been "normal" since October. hmmmm

Let's all take a road trip to Debbie's and go swimming with her

When I retire it will be to a milder climate state. I just cannot tolerate being cold anymore yet I still enjoy snow. Sigh I have 9 years to figure it out lol

Stay warm chickies

jekel383 is offline  
Old 01-03-2014, 10:10 AM   #8
cottagebythesea's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Philly suburbs
Posts: 10,284

S/C/G: 186/147/135

Height: 5'1"


Well, I was able to huddle under the quilt until the phones started ringing. Now I'm dressed, started a load of wash, and have steam-cleaned the kitchen floor. Jake is outside with the snowblower and I'm going to stay in here out of the way.

Jennifer, I'll have to look for that Smoked Paprika & Chickpea recipe, it sure sounds good for today. I received my new issue of Vegetarian Times in the mail yesterday, and it has several interesting recipes for soups that I'm eager to try, too. Since we're supposed to drop to the single digits for the next few days, it's the perfect weather for making soups and stews.
Live simply
Laugh often
Wine alot
cottagebythesea is offline  
Old 01-03-2014, 10:13 AM   #9
Senior Member
WaistingTime's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 3,021

S/C/G: maintaining


Good morning, chicks.

I've been spending a lot of time on the computer working on trip album and then reading a book with my son's dog laying on me. We never let our own dog on the furniture - must be old age.

I'm back to work this afternoon for the first shift since my trip. Things will slow down there for the store and my schedule post-holiday.

DS has a friend flying in today and they plan to leave to drive back to CA tomorrow morning. I'm watching the weather and it seems he will once again be driving with snow. Darn.

Have a great day, all.

WaistingTime is offline  
Old 01-03-2014, 11:03 AM   #10
Senior Member
Pearlrose's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 2,421

Height: 5' 7"


Good morning and Happy New Year,

We are still on vacation. I am sitting in the living room of our cabin and DH is about to start the fire. We got about 4 inches of snow overnight, which has me worried about the roads as we are on top of a ski mountain with lots of windy roads. We are supposed to go skiing this afternoon, the temps should rise from 7 to 30 degrees so it will be warmer.

I have been having a blast with my BFF and mine and her families. Next time we will get a bigger cabin with 6 bedrooms so we can all stay together. They stayed down the hill in town at a hotel.

I hope everyone has been doing well and staying warm. Back home we got snow and more is on the way with frigid temps.

I will be back home hopefully tomorrow evening.

Last edited by Pearlrose : 01-03-2014 at 11:04 AM.
Pearlrose is offline  
Old 01-03-2014, 04:34 PM   #11
Super Duper Senior Member
jenne1017's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: DC Metro Area
Posts: 4,581

S/C/G: 278/T/215

Height: 5' 7.5"


Stay warm everyone!

Even *we* got 4 inches. I am home today hopefully nursing myself back to health (cold? sarc? who knows!) and am going through sugar/salty snack withdrawl like WHOA. We aren't 100% Ph1 til payday but one serving of whole wheat a day to use us the bread we have.

Happy weekending all!
Weight Lost Since January 3, 2015
jenne1017 is offline  
Closed Thread
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:50 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2