A very good view point on a very interestingvtopic.
Well the wedding was 8 months ago….. I guess it’s time to pull out everything and sell it. Going to spend my Sunday documenting everything and placing it all on Kijiji. Also, need to get my dress cleaned and that up on Kijiji too. K wants to wear her bridesmaids dress to her grade 9 grad in just over a years time, but will it fit? Maybe I should just sell it too.
Cleaning out the basement is refreshing, It’s spring even if it doesn’t appear to be I can get a head start on spring cleaning and when it truly arrives I can be outside working on the garden. I have big plans for the garden this year. I won’t be busy wedding planning and neglecting it.
Back in February…(Yes I have been a bad blogger) J and I went on our honeymoon. We went winter storm watching in Tofino! We chose to fly to Victoria and make our way to Tofino, enjoying the island and all it’s sights.
Our first day in Victoria was spent looking for boots for me, after the boot fiasco that ensued prior to our departure and eating at a wonderful little restaurant in downtown Vic. I am still dreaming of the lemon bead curd.
Boot Fiasco was me buying boots in Edmonton, taking them home the night before the trip and realising they hurt my feet and I could not hike or walk beaches in them. With no way to return them or continue shopping that night due to stores being closed.
Good thing we were able to get an awesome pair pretty much in the first store we went to after landing!
Then there was the heavenly little place we went for lunch – Lotus Pond! Which I unfortunately forgot to take pictures of, but we had the dinner for two.
It came with spring rolls, wonton soup and brown rice. The two dishes we choose to include were lemon bean curd and buddha’s delight.
I advised the server of my allergies and it seemed like maybe she didn’t understand what I had meant but when the food came out there was not a nightshade in sight
Everything was tasty! The hubster said he found it to be the best veggie place with this type of fare he has ever been too. I quite in enjoyed the lemon bean curd, it tasted alot like egg in my opinion, kind of like a lemon egg. Maybe that doesn’t sound the greatest but it really was good!
It is a very reasonably priced vegan chinese restaurant in downtown Victoria.
We then made our way to Nanaimo! Here are some sites from our drive!
It took me forever to post this but pass this along if you know someone who might be interested.
Assorted Gymnastics Outfits
4 – Artistic Gymnastic Body Suits $20.00 each
1 – Long sleeved Artistic Gymnastic Body Suit – $60.00
1 – Rhythmic Gymnastic Body Suit – $300.00 obo
1 – Rhythmic Hoop in Red with extra red tape $20.00
1 – Rhythmic Ball – $100.00
1 – Rhythmic Rope – $10.00 or Free with purchase of other Rhythmic Attire/Apparatus
Sizes 10 &12
All Rhythmic gear and outfit in perfect condition. Free free to contact me, will accept offers or discounts with multiple purchase.
Can you guess the age of the perpetrator?^ (Left on the kitchen table for 2 days; I actually thought there were still brownies within.)
Only Daughter, as the only remaining-at-home child of a perpetually-distracted parent in her late 40s has developed some bad habits regarding snacking. To be specific, junk food junk food junk food. The daily salt intake could preserve an entire ham.
I started my journey awhile back but never really stuck with it. I am on my 9th day of eating healthy. I have lost 2 kgs I am so excited at my achievement. Even though I want to throw it all out the window and just eat cake.
My journey has been easy on some days and very difficult on others. I am learning that I must plan my meals and make sure they are filling so that I am not hungry in between meals. Making my lunches the night before so I am not rushed in the morning and opt to just buy lunch. I also must keep busy, if I have nothing to do I start to look for things to snack on.
A big key to healthy snacking for me is having healthy veggies available. Cut up carrots and celery or fresh fruit, ready to go in the fridge or in my lunch bag at work means me winning my battle with staying on track during the day.
The tool I am using for all of this is My Fitness Pal. It’s the first site I have found that I have not be frustrated with the food tracking. This site makes it uber easy to track your food. My favorite option is the scanner on the mobile app. Point and click and your food is entered!
Another tool I am contemplating is Body Media it integrates with My Fitness Pal and tracks the calories you burn each day. It has a built-in heart rate monitor and tracks your sleep! If anyone has a Body Media and would like to share their experience, I would love to hear it!
My meals for this week are planned and groceries are bought, my gym bag is packed! So I have already set myself up to win this week.
I have 21kgs to go! I can do this!
I am drinking a shake this morning with a protein powder I won’t mention. It tastes horrible…..I will finish this shake, but I am not buying “good for you” shakes anymore. Every brand I have tried tastes like ASS. How do people drink this stuff…….
Tonight’s dinner started with thinking I need to use the beets in the fridge and J’s want for chili.
I also recently went to an Epicure Party at a friends and to say the very least, I love Epicure and I am well versed in the products that do or do not contain nightshades. I purchased the Balsamic Vinaigrette Seasoning! So I shredded beets and cabbage, marinated them in the balsamic vinaigrette seasoning and then placed them on a bed of field greens and topped it with radishes and green onions. This salad is definitely a keeper!
Here’s the end result!