My Journey Part 3

The First Part of the Journey The Second Part of the Journey My other grandma’s health declined after her fall. We gradually began going through her belongings and cleaning out her house. She was unable to live on her own anymore. I maintained my weight during that time but I was not as focused onContinue reading “My Journey Part 3”

My Journey Part 2

The First Part of the Journey During the last Saturday of October 2007, I talked to my grandma (Grandma H.) for the last time about life and supper. Soon after that last conversation, her foot fell asleep and she tried to walk on it. She ended up falling down and breaking her leg. Soon afterwardsContinue reading “My Journey Part 2”

My Journey part 1

Five and a half years ago, I saw my weight creeping upwards. My youngest was almost 2 and the “I’m going to lose the weight when he’s 1 no longer applied.” It was time for action. Memorial Day 2007 was the official day I decided to take over my life. But at that time, IContinue reading “My Journey part 1”

Chicken Scampi

My family doesn’t like shrimp so traditional shrimp scampi is a no go at my house.  So I decided to make scampi with chicken instead.  You know a meal is a winner when hubby, the Wee One, and Imaginative One all love the meal.  There was no complaints about the meal. About five years ago,Continue reading “Chicken Scampi”

What’s for dinner? – Week of Jan. 21

Breakfasts Homemade Egg “McMuffins,” fruit (x3) yogurt, cereal, fruit parfait (x2) Nutella banana muffins, fruit (x1)   Lunch Derby chicken salad, veggies Broccoli cheese quiche, bagel thin teriyaki  chicken salad chili mac Shepard’s pie   Dinner teriyaki chicken chili chicken cacciatore shepard’s pie pepperoni pizza roasted chicken, baked potatoes, veggies

Spinach and pear salad

This is an easy salad to serve on the side.  It’s full of flavor! Spinach and Pear Salad Stars of the recipe:  (Serves 1) 1 c. spinach or spring mix 1/4 pear, diced into big pieces 1 Tbsp. feta cheese 1 Tbsp. dried cranberries, optional 1 Tbsp. walnut pieces, optional Stars of the dressing: (MakesContinue reading “Spinach and pear salad”