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Old 07-20-2013, 07:42 AM   #1
Way too much time on my hands!
 
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We have enough "youth".
How about a fountain of "smart"?

It seems like that even tho we age we sometimes don't get the smart that comes with that. WISDOM seems to be elusive.

Have a great week folks.
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:41 PM   #2
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Old 07-21-2013, 04:34 AM   #3
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B: 2 fr eggs, 2 bacon, iced coffee
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Snack: lite laughing cow cheese, cocoa almonds (2 carbs)
D: LC chili cheese enchiladas, diet tonic (9 carbs)
Snack: LC strawberry lime sorbet (6 carbs)

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Old 07-21-2013, 05:58 AM   #4
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B- 1 oz TVP, 1-1/2 oz soynut butter, 3 oz greek yogurt, 8 oz strawberries, apples & blueberries
L- 4 oz steak, 8 oz green beans & carrots, 8 oz salad, 1 tbsp dressing, 1 tbsp tahini sauce 2 oz salsa
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:52 PM   #5
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Sunday's foods UD

So true, Loretta....and some days are worse than others.

B. coffee/hood's, ham & 2 scrambled, SL lc toast, marmalade, trop 50 for the pills

L. ear o'corn, some filberts and a couple of caramels...iced tea

S. tacos, diet soda

1600 kcals
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Old 07-22-2013, 12:59 AM   #6
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B- 1 oz TVP, 1 oz protein powder, 8 oz soy milk,, 8 oz strawberries, apples & blueberries
L- 4 oz chicken, 8 oz eggplant, mushrooms,onion, 8 oz salad, 1 tbsp dressing, 1 tbsp tahini sauce 2 oz spaghetti sauce
S- 8 oz yogurt, 4 oz pumpkin, 1 tbsp golden flaxseed meal, 16 oz salad, 2 tbsp dressing, 1 tbsp olive oil, 2 oz salsa
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:43 AM   #7
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B: plain greek yogurt, coffee (5 carbs)
L: cantaloupe, prosciutto, mozzarella, SF iced tea (12 carbs)
Snack: cheddar stick, cocoa almonds (2 carbs)
D: cerviche, 1/2 avocado, diet tonic (9 carbs)
Snack: SF jello w/squirt wh crm (1 carb)

~29 carbs
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Old 07-22-2013, 07:19 AM   #8
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NOt a good eating weekend, carb wise. Taste wise it was great. My DIL made lasagne, garlic toast. Also a soft pretzel at Sam's. Will get back on track today.
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:03 PM   #9
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Love your comments Loretta. So true!
Wisdom sure doesn't come with age. Especially when those Senior Moments last all day.

Monday's Menu:

B: 1 Dukan pancake

L: 1 egg, ham n cheddar omelette

snack: plain Greek yogurt, splenda, 1 small fresh peach

D: BBQ roast pork, assorted veggies

PM: hot milk
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Old 07-22-2013, 07:18 PM   #10
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Monday's Eats DD

Not much to say about the trip through the canyon...no rain therefore no flooding. Really not much to say about the eye doc visit either...same-o, same-o, although he is changing one med so will have to go back next month, sigh!

B. coffee/hood's, hb egg

L. lc pita, lof ham and ff cheese, dill pickle and diet pepsi

s. mozz stick

S. 1/2 container of NS mac & cheese, added cauliflower and ham, a bit of honeydew, rest of the diet pepsi

700 kcals
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:38 AM   #11
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B: 1 egg patty, 2 sausage links, coffee (1 carb)
snack: lite laughing cow cheese
L: L/O cerviche, 1/2 avocado, SF iced tea (9 carbs)
snack: cocoa almonds, 1 square dark chocolate (6 carbs)
D: Ham salad w/artichokes (6 carbs), diet tonic
snack: LC fudge bar (4 carbs)

~26 carbs
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:03 PM   #12
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Tuesday: coffee
Brunch: hb egg
1:00: salad at Wendys
6:00: pulled pork, tomatoes, corn on cob
Snack: 5 small soda crackers, CF diet soda
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:38 PM   #13
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Tuesday's eats

B: one bacon, 2 eggs, 2 pieces awful Gluten free bread bought by mistake.
some coffee, but mostly iced water and iced tea

L: sandwich of ham and jack cheese, iced tea

D: hamburger patty and baked potatoe, iced tea

Evening snack: cut up strawberries and iced tea

Wisdom doesn't seem to come with age about many things, we have sure found that out recently, before and after this move. Thankful for our young son, daughter in law for all their help, keeping us out of mischief due to not knowing how "life" goes around here, different than in Calif.
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Old 07-23-2013, 07:14 PM   #14
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Tuesday's foods UD

Doris, so true about wisdom and age especially in this modern world...I don't think I could do the job I had for 15 years and left three years ago. Things have changed so much in technology in just that short time...thank goodness for the young'uns to keep us up to date. You have two sons, right? one in Stockton and the other where you are in Tejas?

B. coffee/hood's, small ham slice, 2 eggs, hashbrowns, trop 50 for the pills.

L/s...veggie plate, raw cauliflower, turnip, baby carrots, a couple light baby bels, lemonade

S. 2 chicken franks, chili and cheese, and a couple of corn chips, more lemonade

s. ice cream sundae cone. decaf/hood's

1600 kcals
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Wednesday:

B: 2 LC pumpkin muffins, coffee (6 carbs)
snack: cheddar stick
L: L/O green chile chicken enchiladas (9 carbs), SF iced tea
snack: cocoa almonds (2 carbs)
D: L/O ham salad w/artichokes (8 carbs), diet tonic
snack: LC fudge bar (4 carbs)

~29 carbs
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Wednesday's Food DD

B. coffee/hood's, egg beaters, 1 turkey sausage, scrambled in a lc pita, crystal light for the pills.

s. a couple of filberts and an iced coffee

S. NS spaghetti & meat sauce, small romaine & tomato salad, vinegar as dressing and an Arnold Palmer

400 kcals
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Old 07-24-2013, 06:48 PM   #17
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B- 1 oz TVP, 1-1/2 oz soynut butter, 3 oz greek yogurt, 8 oz strawberries, apples & blueberries
L- 4 oz chicken, 8 oz eggplant, mushrooms & onions, 8 oz salad, 1 tbsp dressing, 1 tbsp tahini sauce 2 oz spaghetti sauce
S- 8 oz yogurt, 4 oz pumpkin, 1 tbsp golden flaxseed meal, 16 oz salad, 2 tbsp dressing, 1 tbsp olive oil
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:45 PM   #18
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Wednesday's foods

Dang, I forgot to buy egg whites today! Did get some zucchini though, ha ha.

B: scrambled eggs and black forest ham. danged gluten free bread, toasted, it's done now. ice water, no time for coffee

L: 2 turkey hot dogs and mustard, iced coffee

D: baked Hormel ham, cauliflower and some noodle stuff, iced coffee.

Some baked bar that the real estate lady brought us, in a Welcome basket, today. She picked up her "sold sign" because she needed it, things are selling very well here.
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B: 2 HB eggs, coffee
L: L/O ckn meatballs w/LC marinara (5 carbs)
Snack: lite laughing cow cheese, cocoa almonds, 1 square dark chocolate (6 carbs)
D: LC french toast w/SF syrup, 2 sausage links, diet tonic (2 carbs)
Snack: SF strawberry lime sorbet (6 carbs)

~19 carbs
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Thursday's foods

B: eggs, cinnamon toast, one piece sausage to see how it was.
iced water

L: sourdough bread sandwich with goat cheese, iced coffee

D: at Babe's chicken place, smoked chicken and some kind of cooked veggie for sure, greens probably. iced tea

Evening, iced coffee or iced tea, lots of it, for sure. Probably something more, but don't know yet.
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Old 07-25-2013, 06:16 PM   #21
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Thursday's food UD

I didn't think I was a "mood eater" but I guess after the day I had, I felt I needed some grease, so for the first time in over a year it was KFC fer me...and it was really good and I enjoyed it...oh well.

B. 1/2 grapefruit, bacon and eggs, crystal light for the pills and coffee/hood's

S. KFC chicken leg and two hot wings, double cole slaw, and a diet pepsi

1600 kcals
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Friday:

B: small cheesecake bar (darn co-worker), coffee
L: L/O LC french toast w/SF syrup, 2 sausage links, cottage cheese, SF iced tea
Snack: cocoa almonds
D: LC tortilla pizza, grilled okra w/parmesan, LC beer
Snack: SF jello
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:44 AM   #23
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Thursday: coffee, Ralph's energy bar, banana w pb, pulled pork, salad, wine, mini pretzels, cf diet
Friday: coffee, egg, ww toast, fruit, chicken salad, wine, salted almonds, CF diet soda

Feel more in control this week.
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Loretta, does the heat make you lose your appetite? I notice I'm thirstier than ever in my whole life, but don't have a "taste" for certain foods that I used to love, especially salmon, can't stand the thought of it right now.

I had yellow squash with eggs today, iced water, BUT, later on, had that piece of chocolate meringue pie we brought home from Babe's last night.

Lunch was half a ham sandwich on one slice sourdough bread. Iced coffee

Dinner will be whatever we feel up to eating after son's test is over with tonight. Not sure yet, but guarantee a tall, iced drink of some kind.
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Yikes been MIA again. Good grief!!!

Friday Menu:

Brunch:

Plain Greek yogurt, cantaloupe cubes, piece of sausage and coffee.

Dinner: BBQ beef brisket, mock potato salad, grilled asparagus and Iced coffee

PM: Chardonnay
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Friday's Foods MD

My DD turned into an MD, 'cause it was pick, pick, pick all day...oh well, there's always tomorrow.

B. coffee/hood's, jimmy dean light muffin, crystal light

from about 1500 to 2100...don't know if I can call it a meal

lo chicken thigh, some pistachios, mozz stick, peanut butter on lc pita, glass of 1% milk, a couple of gumdrops, half a grapefruit, a nectarine...hmmm! no veggies.

1000 kcals
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B - 1 oz TVP 1-1/2 oz soynut butter, 3 oz greek yogurt, 8 oz cooked apple, peaches, strawberries & blueberries
L - 4 oz chicken & pork, 8 oz peppers and onions, 8 oz salad, 1 tbsp dressing, 1 tbsp tahini sauce
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Good Morning MMary - hope you have a good day today!

B: 2 HB eggs, coffee
snack: cheddar stick
L: pouch salmon salad, romaine, SF iced tea (3 carbs)
snack: SF jello w/squirt wh crm (1 carb), cocoa almonds (2 carbs)
D: chicken salad, romaine, diet tonic (3 carbs)
snack: LC fudge bar (4 carbs)

~13 carbs
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I wound up having Papa Murphy's Delite pizza, veggie with garlic sauce last night for dinner, 2 pieces, daughter in law joined me in the veggie one, dh and son had meaty stuff. Iced water with it, and that's that.

Saturday's fixin's

B: scrambled eggs, black forest ham. iced coffee

L: Sara Lee wheat bread, light laughing cow cheese and turkey sandwich. Black olives. iced coffee

Snack: grape tomatoes from Bakersfield, iced coffee or tea

D: leftover chicken or burger patties, depends on how much the kids want, I have turkey hotdogs, too, need to change my cooking methods to learn to feed more people now.

Evening snack: probably lots of iced tea
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I ended up having 4 oz swordfish and 8 oz stringbeans & carrots cooked instead of chicken and vegetable.

Otherwise doing good.
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