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Old 10-12-2013, 05:09 PM   #1
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:13 AM   #2
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B: 2 fr eggs, 2 bacon, 1/2 sm. apple, coffee
L: tuna salad, romaine/spinach leaves, lite balsamic drsg, SF iced tea
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:33 AM   #3
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Sort of reminds me of Loretta Lynn's song, "Coal Miner's Daughter", they went to sleep cause they were 'tarrd", I used to think the words were "they went to sleep cause they worked hard".........

Sunday's foods and frolic

B: zucchini cut up, mushrooms, garlic, sautéed. 1/2 cup egg subs. added. flaxmeal, salsa. Grated parm on top. coffee

L: pumpernickel bread, 2 slices, light laughing cow cheese and turkey. H/B eggs. black olives. iced coffee

Snack: nothing, iced coffee

D: brisket of beef, perhaps in corn tortillas, salad and iced tea.

Evening snack: Italian ice, 2 servings and iced coffee, made extra already.
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:52 AM   #4
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We're feeling a little like Fall here on the Central Coast so made a nice venison soup that just fit the bill. DS and granddaughter came by and we had a nice bowl with a bun. It was filling and my reward this morning was another pound down on my scale. Life is good. Finally showing some progress. I've steamed some eggs and now the steamer has some sweet and reg. potatoes in it for later.

Enjoy the joy of eating and make it healthy.
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Sunday's foods DD

Well, I did leave the house...made a run to the commissary for TP, milk and eggs...jeez! I had 10 items on my list, bought a couple more but it was still over $100. I know I've whined about it before but I am absolutely amazed at how much stuff costs...regular stuff, nothing special...oh well, I guess I can't have just $20 for a week's grocery anymore (and that was for two of us)....sigh!

coffee/milk, B about 1300, two soft boiled eggs and a glass of trop 50 for the pills.

S. will be lo soup, freshened up with some roast tomatoes and kale...

600 kcals
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Old 10-13-2013, 06:43 PM   #6
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Old 10-13-2013, 06:48 PM   #7
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Mary, I remember spending $20 a week for the two of us, including toiletries and cleaning products way back in 1969!!

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Old 10-14-2013, 08:06 AM   #8
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Yesterday we helped with a dinner at church to show appreciation. Father is going to take those that helped out to eat one day this or next week.

Monday: coffee
Bb egg
low carb cranberry nut bar
apple
6:00: not sure, salad wine, that I'm sure about
Snack: peanuts, CF diet soda
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Old 10-14-2013, 10:23 AM   #9
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Just started my slow cooker once again. This time it's boneless skinless chicken breasts with a can of ortega chillies, can of diced tomatoes and jar of green salsa. Topped it all with a drizzle of olive oil flavored with garlic. It's going to cook all day on low. That's for dinner along with a side salad. Sometime during the day I'll have some kefir, peach slices defrosted, and faux oatmeal. Have to get in my dark chocolate somewhere in there.

Enjoy your Monday eats.
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:26 AM   #10
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B: individual container plain greek yogurt, coffee (5 carbs)
L: L/O turkey burger, green beans, SF iced tea (3 carbs)
snack: lite laughing cow cheese, vanilla almonds (2 carbs)
D: stuffed peppers, diet tonic (8 carbs)
snack: SF jello w/squirt wh crm (1 carb)

~19 carbs
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:38 AM   #11
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Daughter in law made brisket in her slow cooker, it tasted good, but could have been in there longer, we put it in tortilla's that they bought fresh from Cabana's. Had salad with it, usual "duh" salad.

Monday's foods

B: cut up zucchini, mushrooms, garlic, sautéed. 1/2 cup egg subs. flaxmeal and salsa. Grated parmesan on top. iced water

L: 2 H/b eggs, light laughing cow cheese triangles, and Sara Lee toasted bread, 2 slices. iced coffee

Snack: Italian ice, lemon and iced coffee

D: leftover grilled pork chop and orange cauliflower with cheese sprinkles on top. iced coffee

Evening snack: Italian ice, raspberry and iced coffee, cheese stick
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Old 10-14-2013, 06:24 PM   #12
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Monday's Eats UD

Got stabbed again for the CT scan...I had read that I'd get a flush from the iodine injection, just didn't realize how strong it would be. Now I've blood bruises from the blood tests and both scans...big ones. Thank goodness I'm not stuck by these people normally, be glad to get back to the VA where I've rarely had a bad draw. After the scan, decided to go to the middle eastern store and check it out. The one I used to go to closed several years ago, and I didn't know this one was there...and to WINCO to stock up my bulk stuff, nuts & beans. Also picked up the sausage to make the soup...looking forward to that.

B. Had to eat early due to the cat scan and the need for a four hour fast coffee/milk, basted eggs & bacon, grilled bread and crystal light for the pills

L. Had a slice of pizza at WINCO, yecch! won't do that again, not bad really, I'm just spoiled with our regular pizza place...water to go with. a few brazil nuts when I was putting them away.

S. lo chicken coronet with a bit of brown rice, pinot tonight

1400 kcals, so probably made my goal for the day.
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Old 10-14-2013, 07:27 PM   #13
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Mary, I sympathize with you for all the sticking of needles and tests you have had lately, no fun, but what can a person do, can't do them at home! My son had never had these kinds of things done to him, so we were worried extra. When do you have to go again for these things, every 3 months or 6 months?? We have made the mistake of buying some piece of pizza somewhere unusual, just because we were hungry, and yucky is the word for that kind of stuff.

Good Night, I hope we all have a good night, I didn't sleep well last night, due to things crowding my head.
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:49 AM   #14
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Tuesday:

B: 2 sm. cinnamon flax muffins, coffee (2 carbs)
snack: lite laughing cow cheese
L: L/O stuffed peppers, SF iced tea (8 carbs)
snack: vanilla almonds (2 carbs)
D: L/O spicy pumpkin soup w/blk soy beans, 2 carbquik biscuits (11 carbs, diet tonic
snack: SF jello w/squirt wh crm (1 carb)

~24 carbs
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Old 10-15-2013, 10:29 AM   #15
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Breakfast was a mixture of flax meal, chia seeds, and shredded unsweetened coconut with some cinnamon added. Poured hot water over a 1/2 cup of it and mixed in some cream. It made for a nice hot cereal.

crockpot mexican chicken will be for lunch and dinner not sure yet. I have 2 gluten free muffins left so one will be added in the menu also some fruit with kefir and my chocolate sq. Those are staples. Ha!

Good eats everyone!
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Old 10-15-2013, 12:56 PM   #16
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Tuesday's foods

B: cut up zucchini, mushrooms, garlic, cauliflower, sautéed. 1/2 cup egg subs. flaxmeal, salsa. Grated parm on top. iced water

L: out to lunch at a fish restaurant, had grilled tilapia and spinach sauté, some corn in a bowl. nice, strong, hot coffee.

Snack: no time, iced coffee

D: leftovers, probably burger patty and bought a lot of salad so will begin to use that up, not hungry for much more, lunch filled us up.
iced coffee

Evening snack: Skinny Cow frozen fudge bar and baby bel light cheese piece.
iced coffee
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:17 PM   #17
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Tuesday's foods DD

Finally getting back into the groove...

coffee/milk and a hb egg about noon

S. romaine/kale, bell pepper & tomato salad with red wine vinegar for dressing, Lean Cuisine Sesame chicken, and water to drink

550 kcals, and will be busy tonight so probably no snack later unless I have a yogurt when I return
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:04 AM   #18
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B: individual container cottage cheese, coffee (5 carbs)
L: L/O chicken & brussel sprouts, SF iced tea (8 carbs)
snack: cheddar stick, walnuts/almonds (2 carbs)
D: LC French toast, SF syrup, 2 turkey patties, diet tonic (4 carbs)
snack: SF jello w/squirt wh crm (1 carb)

~21 carbs
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Old 10-16-2013, 12:49 PM   #19
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Wednesday's foods

B: zucchini, cut up, mushrooms, cauliflower, garlic, sautéed. 1/2 cup egg subs. flaxmeal, curry powder. Grated parm on top. coffee

L: pumpernickel sandwich, f/f sharp cheddar cheese and turkey. H/B egg. grape tomatoes in a bowl, also for snacking. coffee

Snack: tomatoes and coffee

D: ground beef burger patty, steamed green and white asparagus. coffee

Evening snack: Skinny Cow frozen fudge on a stick, baby bel light cheese
coffee
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Old 10-16-2013, 05:34 PM   #20
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Wednesday: coffee
Brunch: scrambled eggs, few potatoes
apple
6:00: pot roast, potatoes, carrots, salad, wine
Snack: salted almonds, CF diet soda
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:11 PM   #21
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Getting tired of having to re-log so often,don't know if it's my puter or them.I always click on remember me but I guess they don't.lol
Just come in from getting the horses in their stalls with their night feed.C is gaming,we don't gamble in Louisiana.lol
My back is giving me fits,babied it all day but didn't help much.
C. brother has cancer on his gums,going to MDAnderson next week.He is C's only sib.
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Wednesday's Food UD

Babette, that kale/sausage soup is fantastic. Up to now my fav soup made from italian sausage has been Olive Garden's Zuppa Tuscana and this is so much better (no only because I don't have to pick out the potatoes). Great blend of flavors.

coffee/milk and about noon three Taco Bell Tacos. Don't know why I continue to order three because two would have been aplenty.

snack when I got back to the house, worn out...diet soda, 2 orange slice candies and half ounce of filbers

S. Babette's soup, slice of cheese bread with a couple slices of capicolla and pepperoni, pinot grigio.

1500 kcals

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Old 10-17-2013, 11:32 AM   #23
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Morning hot cereal with coffee and cream
Lunch a couple of hard steamed eggs made like egg salad in a lettuce roll up
Snack peaches and kefir
Dinner making something with turkey burger and some butternut squash/green beans
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Thursday's foods

B: 2 pieces Sara Lee 45 cal. toast. Some coffee sips, hurried out the door.

Brunch at "The Egg & I", never went there before. Had a Wisconsin omelette, 4 cheeses and some green onions. Lots of black coffee.

Snack: iced coffee, Italian ice cup

D: roasted chicken legs pieces from Costco, steamed cauliflower and grape tomatoes. iced coffee

Evening snack: baby bel light cheese and Skinny Cow frozen fudge bar on a stick. iced coffee
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B: individual container cottage cheese, coffee
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snack: lite laughing cow cheese, walnuts/almonds
D: pizza and cinnapie from PapaJohns
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I have to add a starbucks size cup of kefir after dinner.
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Thursday's food DD

good day. Must be doing something right as my hunger was missing today and ate supper later than usual...looking forward to the SIRTs kicking in.

coffee/milk...hb egg about noon-thirty

S. small romaine, pepper, tomato and cauliflower salad with red wine vinegar as dressing and HC Chicken Margherta...water to drink.

440 kcals...
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Friday's foods

B: leftover orange cauliflower, mushrooms, garlic, sautéed. 1/2 cup egg subs. flaxmeal, curry. Grated parmesan on top. hot coffee

L: some H/B eggs, and cole slaw, coffee

Snack: grape tomatoes and hot coffee

D: grilled hot sausage and steamed the last of the brussel sprouts.
hot coffee

Evening snack: Skinny Cow frozen treat and baby bel light cheese rounds
hot coffee
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Old 10-18-2013, 11:14 AM   #29
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Friday: coffee
Brunch: egg, home fries
apple
fruit or a few almonds
6:00: l/o pot roast w carrots, potatoes, salad, wine
Snack: 5 mini pretzels, CF diet soda
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B: pc whole wheat toast w/ peanut butter, bacon, 2 eggy cheese muffins

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S; salad, grilled cheese, greek yogurt
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