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Forum: Living Maintenance 01-04-2013, 09:38 AM
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Posted By alinnell
My scale continues to amaze me. I'm about 2...

My scale continues to amaze me. I'm about 2 pounds above what I was before the holidays--way better than the 7 it was showing just two days back. Obviously some serious water retention there! TOM...
Forum: Living Maintenance 01-03-2013, 11:18 AM
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Posted By alinnell
Regarding the winter gloomies: when I lived in...

Regarding the winter gloomies: when I lived in Salt Lake we would experience something called an inversion. The Salt Lake valley is almost completely surrounded by mountains. The only "openings"...
Forum: Living Maintenance 01-03-2013, 09:15 AM
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Posted By alinnell
Today's scale reading was more in line with what...

Today's scale reading was more in line with what I was seeing over the weekend. Still up a couple of pounds, but not ridiculous like it was yesterday! Even so, things need to go lower because I...
Forum: Living Maintenance 01-02-2013, 09:37 AM
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Posted By alinnell
Oh, my. I don't know if it is because I got up 3...

Oh, my. I don't know if it is because I got up 3 hours earlier today than I have all weekend long, or if it was the dinner last night (lasagna that for some reason was tasting rather salty) but my...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-30-2012, 03:45 PM
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Posted By alinnell
While I'd like to keep my Christmas decorations...

While I'd like to keep my Christmas decorations up until January 1st, we celebrate 3 birthdays on January 1st, so I feel like I need to get them down. Besides, we're trying to fit in 4 rounds of...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-29-2012, 10:49 AM
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Posted By alinnell
I can't seem to get the photo downloaded to...

I can't seem to get the photo downloaded to share, but the words were pretty funny. "When what to my wondering eyes should appear...But ten extra pounds on hips, thighs and rear."

Not ten! We're...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-28-2012, 09:06 PM
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Posted By alinnell
While I'm not nearly as high as I was at this...

While I'm not nearly as high as I was at this time last year, I really, really thought I'd be back at 140 by now. Ok. It can be done. Instead of starting at 163 (is that where I was?), I'll be...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-28-2012, 10:44 AM
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Posted By alinnell
Portion increase is obviously one of my problems....

Portion increase is obviously one of my problems.

Second helpings aren't helping either.
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-27-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 207
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Posted By alinnell
Let's all give each other a big internet hug. ...

Let's all give each other a big internet hug.

We will get over this!
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-27-2012, 05:04 PM
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Posted By alinnell
kittycat, carbs are my bane as well. Especially...

kittycat, carbs are my bane as well. Especially this time of year. While it's hot I love a piece of cool fruit for breakfast, but in the winter I want something that'll "stick to my ribs" and that...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-26-2012, 09:29 AM
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Posted By alinnell
While I've had very few "treats" this weekend,...

While I've had very few "treats" this weekend, the scale is up a bit. I tend to think it was from wine more than anything else. Unfortunately I have no good salad stuff in the fridge so I'll have...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-23-2012, 11:09 PM
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Posted By alinnell
In my family, I wanted to open at least one...

In my family, I wanted to open at least one present on Christmas Eve, but my parents wouldn't allow it.

When my kids were little, they got to open one--that I picked. Always pajamas. One year,...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-21-2012, 08:04 PM
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Views: 8,707
Posted By alinnell
My DD is flying to Seattle as I type. She had...

My DD is flying to Seattle as I type. She had "ordered" long term parking at LAX (didn't know you could do that--and she prepaid at least the deposit). She arrived and due to all the cancelled...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-21-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 207
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Posted By alinnell
It was actually our lunch. And some people put...

It was actually our lunch. And some people put tomatoes under the sauce. If you look it up on Wikipedia, there are all sorts of variations.
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-21-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 207
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Posted By alinnell
Andrea~Welsh rarebit is basically cheese on...

Andrea~Welsh rarebit is basically cheese on toast. But rather than just melted cheese, it is more of a cheese sauce. You make a roux, add cream or milk, some Worchestershire sauce, beer and cheese....
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-19-2012, 10:59 AM
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Posted By alinnell
When I was younger, I had a huge sweet tooth. I...

When I was younger, I had a huge sweet tooth. I could eat candy all day, huge slices of cake (the chocolaty-er the better!), frosting right out of the bowl, etc. These days, not so much. Yes, I...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-17-2012, 12:20 PM
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Posted By alinnell
My sister once described her in-laws, who were...

My sister once described her in-laws, who were living with them, as people who would forget to eat, or who wouldn't eat because it was too much work. When reminded of this once by my BIL, they sat...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-15-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,707
Posted By alinnell
And here I struggle with getting in enough...

And here I struggle with getting in enough exercise. I'm envious of the time I used to get up and run (jog). Yet I'm so content to spend more time in bed.

I do feel that my eating habits have...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-12-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,707
Posted By alinnell
Wow. As I sit here eating a not-so-healthy...

Wow. As I sit here eating a not-so-healthy breakfast. Alone. Hmmm. Food for thought (yeah, pun, I know).
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-10-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,707
Posted By alinnell
If you want a better description of my event last...

If you want a better description of my event last night, check this out (the invitation with full menu): Wine Women PS...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-10-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,707
Posted By alinnell
Becky, in what way is your DH cooking the bones? ...

Becky, in what way is your DH cooking the bones? (I've heard simmering, crock pot and pressure cooker all work to get a good marrow broth.)

The Wine Women event was really nice! Small portions...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-09-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,707
Posted By alinnell
Sorry you aren't feeling well, bargoo. Feel...

Sorry you aren't feeling well, bargoo. Feel better tomorrow!

I'm off to a Wine Women event. Once a month they get together for a gourmet meal and wine and part of the price ($75 per person) goes...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-09-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,707
Posted By alinnell
Yum. Soup. I "made" split pea yesterday for...

Yum. Soup. I "made" split pea yesterday for lunch and served it with tuna, artichoke and provolone paninis. Pretty yummy if I do say so myself.

This week has tomato soup on the menu as well. ...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-06-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,707
Posted By alinnell
With the amount of work I've been doing at work...

With the amount of work I've been doing at work each day lately, I am prone to the fuzzy throw albeit with a glass of wine rather than the single malt. Suffice it to say it's been crazy here!

I...
Forum: Living Maintenance 12-05-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,707
Posted By alinnell
Freeze-dried ice cream? What the heck is that? ...

Freeze-dried ice cream? What the heck is that?

Ah, 'nog. Can't go there.
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